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New Titles List for the Week of January 24, 2016

                                                                                                                          

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Featured Resource List

 

 

Richard A. Posner. Divergent paths: the academy and the judiciary. Harvard University Press, 2016.

KF8775.P67 2016

 

In his latest book, Judge Posner examines the ways in which judges and legal scholars often talk past each other. He suggests that legal education and scholarship can promote significant improvements in the judiciary by focusing on practical problems rather than theoretical analyses. 

 

 

 

 

Darryl K. Brown. Free market criminal justice: how democracy and laissez faire undermine the rule of law. Oxford University Press, 2016.

KF9223.B76 2015

 

This book examines the effects of democratic politics and free-market ideology on the criminal justice system. Brown argues that institutions such as the plea bargaining system and popular elections for prosecutors lead to greater partisanship and inequality, and must be reformed in order to strengthen the rule of law.

 


New Titles List

Administrative Law

William F. Funk and Richard H. Seamon. Administrative law: examples & explanations. Fifth edition. Wolters Kluwer, 2016.

KF5402.F86 2016

Asylum Law

Dree K. Collopy. AILA's asylum primer: a practical guide to U.S. asylum law and procedure. Seventh edition, 2015.

KF4836.G47 2015

British Law

Alisdair A. Gillespie and Siobhan Weare. The English legal system. Fifth edition. Oxford University Press, 2015.

KD662.G55 2015

Business Organizations

Alan R. Palmiter. Corporations: examples & explanations. Eighth edition. Wolters Kluwer, 2015.

KF1414.85.P35 2015

Children's Rights

Thomas R. Young. Legal rights of children. Third edition. Thomson Reuters, 2015.

KF479.L44 2015

Civil Rights

Sword & shield: a practical approach to Section 1983 litigation. Mary Massaron and Edwin P. Voss, Jr., eds. Fourth edition. American Bar Association, 2015.

KF1325.C58S96 2015

Criminal Procedure

Robert M. Bloom and Mark S. Brodin. Criminal procedure: the constitution and the police. Eighth edition. Wolters Kluwer, 2016.

KF9630.B578 2016

Privacy in the digital age: 21st-century challenges to the Fourth Amendment. Nancy S. Lind and Erik Rankin, eds. Praeger, 2015.

KF1262.P747 2015

Fraud and Abuse

Roger W. Shuy. The language of fraud cases. Oxford University Press, 2015.

KF9365.S546 2015

Health Law

John E.B. Myers. Mental health law in a nutshell. West Academic Publishing, 2016.

KF3828.M94 2016

Insurance Law

John F. Dobbyn and Christopher C. French. Insurance law in a nutshell. Fifth edition. West Academic Publishing, 2016.

KF1164.3.D6 2016

International Law

Dinah Shelton. Remedies in international human rights law. Third edition. Oxford University Press, 2015.

K3240.S53 2015

Law and Politics

Dan Balz. Collision 2012: the future of election politics in a divided America. Penguin, 2014.

JK526 2012.B35 2013

Legal Negotiations

Larry L. Teply. Legal negotiation in a nutshell. Third edition. West Academic Publishing, 2016.

KF9084.Z9T46 2016

Market Regulation

Joseph William Singer. No freedom without regulation: the hidden lesson of the subprime crisis. Yale University Press, 2015.

KF562.S576 2015

Natural Resources Law

Ciaran O'Faircheallaigh. Negotiations in the indigenous world: aboriginal peoples and the extractive industry in Australia and Canada. Routledge, 2016.

DU124.L35O43 2016

Oil and Gas

Mark S. Guralnick. Fracking: law and policy. Wolters Kluwer, 2016.

KF1849.G87 2016

Howard R. Williams and Charles J. Meyers. Manual of oil and gas terms: annotated manual of legal, engineering and tax words and phrases. 16th edition. Updated and revised by Patrick H. Martin and Bruce M. Kramer. LexisNexis2015.

KF1847.5.W54 2015

Torts

Dan B. Dobbs, Paul T. Hayden, and Ellen M. Bublick. Hornbook on torts. Second edition. West Academic Publishing, 2016.

KF1250.D59 2016


New Government Documents List

 

Ancient communities under attack: ISIS's war on religious minorities. Hearing before the Committee on Foreign Affairs, House of Representatives, One Hundred Fourteenth Congress, first session, May 13, 2015.

KF27.F6 2015r

A review of Veterans Affairs major lease procurement. Hearing before the Subcommittee on National Security of the Committee on Oversight and Government Reform, House of Representatives, One Hundred Fourteenth Congress, first session, June 25, 2015.

KF27.O945 2015d

Black carbon: a global health problem with low-cost solutions. Hearing before the Subcommittee on Clean Air and Nuclear Safety of the Committee on Environment and Public Works, United States Senate, One Hundred Thirteenth Congress, first session, September 24, 2013.

KF26.E623 2013

Border security: examining the implications of S. 1691, the Border Patrol Agent Pay Reform Act of 2013. Hearing before the Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs, United States Senate, One Hundred Thirteenth Congress, second session, June 9, 2014.

KF26.H63 2014s

Committee resolution amending committee regulations to permit officially-sanctioned competitions. Business meeting before the Committee on House Administration, House of Representatives, One Hundred Fourteenth Congress, first session ... October 27, 2015.

KF27.H6 2015g

Committee resolution amending the Committee's regulations and for other purposes. Business meeting before the Committee on House Administration, House of Representatives, One Hundred Fourteenth Congress, first session, October 21, 2015.

KF27.H6 2015f

D.C. Opportunity Scholarship Program: making the American dream possible. Hearing before the Committee on Oversight and Government Reform, House of Representatives, One Hundred Fourteenth Congress, first session, May 14, 2015.

KF27.O94 2015k

Examining fraud, waste, and abuse at the Export-Import Bank. Hearing before the Subcommittee on Health Care, Benefits and Administrative Rules of the Committee on Oversight and Government Reform, House of Representatives, One Hundred Fourteenth Congress, first session, June 11, 2015.

KF27.O9435 2015a

Examining the impacts of EPA air and water regulations on the states and the American people. Hearing before the Subcommittee on the Interior of the Committee on Oversight and Government Reform, House of Representatives, one Hundred Fourteenth Congress, first session, February 26, 2015.

KF27.O9446 2015a

Fair competition in international shipping. Hearing before the Subcommittee on Government Operations of the Committee on Oversight and Government Reform, House of Representatives, One Hundred Fourteenth Congress, first session, June 16, 2015.

KF27.O9432 2015f

Impact of the U.S. Tax Code on the market for corporate control and jobs. Hearing before the Permanent Subcommittee on Investigations of the Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs, United States Senate, One Hundred Fourteenth Congress, first session, July 30, 2015.

KF26.H634 2015

Implementing MAP-21's provisions to accelerate project delivery. Hearing before the Committee on Environment and Public Works, United States Senate, One Hundred Thirteenth Congress, first session, September 18, 2013.

KF26.E6 2013i

Is the Railroad Retirement Board doing enough to protect against fraud? Hearing before the Subcommittee on Government Operations of the Committee on Oversight and Government Reform, House of Representatives, One Hundred Fourteenth Congress, first session, May 1, 2015.

KF27.O9432 2014k

Legislative proposals to enhance capital formation and reduce regulatory burdens. Hearing before the Subcommittee on Capital Markets and Government Sponsored Enterprises of the Committee on Financial Services, U.S. House of Representatives, One Hundred Fourteenth Congress, first session.

KF27.B514 2015b

PPACA enrollment and the insurance industry. Hearing before the Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations of the Committee on Energy and Commerce, House of Representatives, One Hundred Thirteenth Congress, second session, May 7, 2014.

KF27.E5546 2014n

Reviewing President XI's state visit. Hearing before the Subcommittee on Asia and the Pacific of the Committee on Foreign Affairs, House of Representatives, One Hundred Fourteenth Congress, first session, October 7, 2015.

KF27.F638 2015m

The impact of Executive Order 13658 on public land guides and outfitters. Hearing before the Subcommittee on the Interior of the Committee on Oversight and Government Reform, House of Representatives, One Hundred Fourteenth Congress, first session, June 10, 2015.

KF27.O9446 2015b

U.S. Secret Service: accountability for March 4, 2015 incident. Hearing before the Committee on Oversight and Government Reform, House of Representatives, One Hundred Fourteenth Congress, first session, May 14, 2015.

KF27.O94 2015m

What is the federal government doing to combat the opioid abuse epidemic? Hearing before the Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations of the Committee on Energy and Commerce, House of Representatives, One Hundred Fourteenth Congress, first session, May 1, 2015.

KF27.E5546 2015d