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New Titles List for the Week of November 29, 2015

                                                                                                                          

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J. Thomas Oldham. Texas marital property rights. Sixth edition. Carolina Academic Press, 2016.

KFT1297.A7O43 2016

 

This book by Professor Oldham provides a general introduction to marital property rights in Texas, with topics including business interests, rents and profits, and settlement agreements. The sixth edition has been updated to reflect recent developments in case law, and there is also a section on the current state of reimbursement law following recent statutory changes.

 

 

 

 

Michael A. Olivas and Amy Gajda. The law and higher education: cases and materials on colleges in court. Fourth edition. Carolina Academic Press, 2016.

KF4225.O55 2016

 

This book, cowritten by Professor Olivas, introduces readers to the major themes and issues in the rapidly changing field of higher education law. Topics covered include university governance, academic freedom, disciplinary dismissals, the student press, and affirmative action. 

 


New Titles List

Civil Rights

Martha A. Mills. Lawyer, activist, judge: fighting for civil and voting rights in Mississippi and Illinois. American Bar Association, 2015.

KF373.M5318A3 2015

Criminal Law

Terrence Hake with Wayne Klatt. Operation Greylord: the true story of an untrained undercover agent and America's biggest corruption bust. American Bar Association, 2015.

KF373.H229A3 2015

Kelly Hyland, Kavitha Sreeharsha. Freedom for all: an attorney's guide to fighting human trafficking. American Bar Association, 2015.

KF9449.H955 2015

Energy Law and Policy

Scott Gaille. Shale energy development. Self-published, 2014.

HD9560.5.G35 2014

Energy law in Brazil: oil, gas and biofuels. Yanko Marcius de Alencar Xavier, ed. Springer, 2015.

KHD4134.E54 2015

Environmental Law and Policy

Emma Lees. Interpreting environmental offences: the need for certainty. Hart Publishing, 2015.

KD3372.L44 2015

European Union Law

Karen Davies. Understanding European Union law. Sixth edition. Routledge, 2016.

KJE949.D38 2016

Andre Fiebig. EU business law. American Bar Association, 2015.

KJE2045.F54 2015

Family Law

Nihara K. Choudri. Preparing for baby: all the legal, financial, tax, and insurance information new and expectant parents need. American Bar Association, 2015.

KF505.C46 2015

Fourteenth Amendment

Christopher R. Green. Equal citizenship, civil rights, and the constitution: the original sense of the privileges or immunities clause. Routledge, 2015.

KF4605.G744 2015

Controversies in equal protection cases in America: race, gender and sexual orientation. Anne Richardson Oakes, ed. Ashgate, 2015.

KF4755.C664 2015

Health Law

Leroy C. Edozien. Self-determination in health care: a property approach to the protection of patients' rights. Ashgate, 2015.

K3611.I5E36 2015

The ethics and regulation of research with human subjects. Carl H. Coleman, Jerry A. Menikoff, Jesse A. Goldner, and Efthimios Parasidis. Second edition. LexisNexis, 2015.

KF3827.M38E86 2015

Immigration Law

Ruth Ellen Wasem. U.S. immigration policy: chart book of key trends. Congressional Research Service, 2013.

KF4800.W37 2013

Issues in international migration law. Sir Richard Plender, ed. Brill Nijhoff, 2015.

K3275.I87 2015

Intellectual Property

Valerio Torti. Intellectual property rights and competition in standard setting: objectives and tensions. Routledge, 2016.

K1401.T67 2015

International Criminal Law

Klaus Bachmann and Aleksandar Fatic. The UN international criminal tribunals: transition without justice? Routledge, 2015.

KZ7230.B328 2015

International Trade

Ian F. Fergusson, Mark A. McMinimy, Brock R. Williams. The Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) negotiations and issues for Congress. Congressional Research Service, 2015.

KF1976.F47 2015

Jurisprudence

Stateless law: evolving boundaries of a discipline. Helge Dedek and Shauna Van Praagh, eds. Ashgate, 2015.

K236.S73 2015

Legal Education

Building on best practices: transforming legal education in a changing world. Deborah Maranville, Lisa Radtke Bliss, Carolyn Wilkes Kaas, and Antoinette Sedillo Lopez, eds. LexisNexis, 2015.

KF273.B848 2015

Legal Profession

Patrick DiDomenico. Knowledge management for lawyers. American Bar Association, 2015.

KF318.D53 2015

Noelle C. Nelson. Connecting with your client: success through improved client communication techniques. Second edition. American Bar Association, 2015.

KF311.N45 2015

Women-at-law: lessons learned along the pathways to success. Second edition. American Bar Association, 2015. 

KF299.W6E77 2015

Maritime Law

Simon Baughen. Shipping law. Sixth edition. Routledge, 2015.

KD1819.B38 2015

Real Estate

Dean Alterman. How to build a real estate law practice. American Bar Association, 2015.

KF299.R43A44 2015

Trial Advocacy

Mark A. Drummond. Practice points for trial lawyers: a view from both sides of the bench. American Bar Association, 2015.

KF8915.D78 2015


New Government Documents List

 

Advancing commercial weather data: collaborative efforts to improve forecasts. Hearing before the Subcommittee on Environment, Committee on Science, Space, and Technology, House of Representatives, One Hundred Fourteenth Congress, first session, May 20, 2015.

KF27.S395 2015a

Compilation of hearings and markups. Hearings and markups before the Committee on Rules and Administration, United States Senate, One Hundred Thirteenth Congress, first and second sessions, February 13, 2013   February 27, 2013   June 12, 2013  July 24, 2013  September 17, 2013  September 24, 2013  December 11, 2013  January 29, 2014  February 12, 2014  March 12, 2014  April 9, 2014  April 30, 2014  May 14, 2014  June 25, 2014  July 23, 2014  September 10, 2014  December 3, 2014.

KF26.R8 2013

Cybersecurity, terrorism, and beyond: addressing evolving threats to the homeland. Hearing before the Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs, United States Senate, One Hundred Thirteenth Congress, second session, September 10, 2014.

KF26.H63 2014m

Extreme weather events: the costs of not being prepared. Hearing before the Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs, United States Senate, One Hundred Thirteenth Congress, second session, February 12, 2014.

KF26.H63 2014o

Global Anti-Poaching Act. Markup before the Committee on Foreign Affairs, House of Representatives, One Hundred Fourteenth Congress, first session on H.R. 2494, June 25, 2015.

KF27.F6 2015u

Hearing on Americans detained in Iran and markup of H. Res. 233, expressing the sense of the House of Representatives that Iran should immediately release the three United States citizens it holds, as well as provide all known information on any United States citizens that have disappeared within its borders. Hearing and markup before the Committee on Foreign Affairs, House of Representatives, One Hundred Fourteenth Congress, first session, June 2, 2015.

KF27.F6 2015i

Hearing on the nominations of Kenneth Kopocis to be Assistant Administrator for the Office of Water of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), James Jones to be Assistant Administrator for the Office of Chemical Safety and Pollution Prevention of the EPA, and Avi Garbow to be General Counsel of the EPA. Hearing before the Committee on Environment and Public Works, United States Senate, One Hundred Thirteenth Congress, first session, July 23, 2013.

KF26.E6 2013f

Legislative hearing on the Frank R. Lautenberg Chemical Safety for the 21st Century Act (S. 697). Hearing before the Committee on Environment and Public Works, United States Senate, One Hundred Fourteenth Congress, first session, March 18, 2015.

KF26.E6 2015k

Oversight of federal risk management and emergency planning programs to prevent and address chemical threats, including the events leading up to the explosions in West, TX and Geismar, LA. Hearing before the Committee on Environment and Public Works, United States Senate, One Hundred Thirteenth Congress, first session, June 27, 2013.

KF26.E6 2013e

Pursuing North American energy independence: Mexico's energy reforms. Hearing before the Subcommittee on the Western Hemisphere of the Committee on Foreign Affairs, House of Representatives, One Hundred Fourteenth Congress, first session, July 23, 2015.

KF27.F6492 2015i

Sanctuary cities: a threat to public safety. Hearing before the Subcommittee on Immigration and Border Security of the Committee on the Judiciary, House of Representatives, One Hundred Fourteenth Congress, first session, July 23, 2015.

KF27.J863 2015c

The uncertain future of the Internet. Hearing before the Subcommittee on Communications and Technology of the Committee on Energy and Commerce, House of Representatives, One Hundred Fourteenth Congress, first session, February 25, 2015.

KF27.E5522 2015