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New Titles List for the Week of May 10, 2015

                                                                                                                          

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Cover: The First Amendment Bubble in HARDCOVER

 

Amy Gajda. The First Amendment bubble: how privacy and paparazzi threaten a free press. Harvard University Press, 2015.

KF4774.G35 2015

 

With the rise of non-traditional journalists and news outlets engendered by internet technology, U.S. courts have attempted to set new limits to protect the privacy of individuals from invasive journalistic practices. This book examines the implications of such rulings for the future of press freedom under the First Amendment.

 

 

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Lester R. Brown. The great transition: shifting from fossil fuels to solar and wind energy. W.W. Norton & Company, 2015.

TJ808.B756 2015

 

This book looks at the accelerating global shift from fossil fuels to renewable energy sources, examining such developments as the construction of wind farm complexes in China, the use of large-scale solar power systems, and the rise of geothermal energy and hydropower.

 


New Titles List

American Legal System

Akhil Reed Amar. The law of the land: a grand tour of our constitutional republic. Basic Books, 2015.

KF4530.A43 2015

Arbitration

Discipline and discharge in arbitration. Third edition. Norman Brand and Melissa H. Biren, eds. American Bar Association, 2015.

KF3424.D57 2015

Business Organizations

NYSE: corporate governance guide. Steven A. Rosenblum, Karessa L. Cain, and Sabastian V. Niles, eds. White Page, 2014.

KF1422.N97 2014

Construction Law

Jonathan J. Sweet. Sweet on construction industry contracts: major AIA documents. Sixth edition. Wolters Kluwer, 2014.

KF902.S936 2015

Gun Law

Texas perspectives on firearms law. Allen Halbrook, Sean P. Healy, Mia Magness, Glenn E. Meyer, Myrna G. Montemayor, John B. Ross, and Stefan B. Tahmassebi. State Bar of Texas, 2015.

KFT1579.H35 2015

Law and Economics

The Oxford handbook of behavioral economics and the law. Eyal Zamir and Doron Teichman, eds. Oxford University Press, 2014.

K487.E3O94 2014

Ronald H. Coase. Issued by the University of Chicago Law School, 2014.

HB103.C57R66 2014

Legal Education

Student learning outcomes and law school assessment: a practical guide to measuring institutional effectiveness. Lori E. Shaw and Victoria L. VanZandt, eds..

KF272.S52 2015

Oil and Gas

Jorge S. Gomes and Fernando B. Alves. The universe of the oil and gas industry: from exploration to refining. Partex Oil and Gas, 2013.

HD9560.5.G586 2013

Tax Law

Stephen Fishman. Tax deductions for professionals. Tenth edition. Nolo, 2015.

KF6495.P7F57 2015

As certain as death: quotations about taxes. 2015 edition. Compiled and arranged by Jeffery  L. Yablon. Tax Analysts, 2015.

KF6289.A83 2015

Nuts & bolts of state and local tax, 2015. Peter L. Faber, chair. Practising Law Institute, 2015

KF6730.A75N88 2015


New Government Documents List

 

21st century cures: modernizing clinical trials. Hearing before the Subcommittee on Health of the Committee on Energy and Commerce, House of Representatives, One Hundred Thirteenth Congress, second session, July 9, 2014.

KF27.E553 2014g

21st century cures: the President's Council of Advisors on Science and Technology (PCAST) report on drug innovation. Hearing before the Subcommittee on Health of the Committee on Energy and Commerce, House of Representatives, One Hundred Thirteenth Congress, second session, May 20, 2014.

KF27.E553 2014j

A continuing investigation into the fungal meningitis outbreak and whether it could have been prevented. Hearing before the Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations of the Committee on Energy and Commerce, House of Representatives, One Hundred Thirteenth Congress, first session, April 16, 2013.

KF27.E5546 2013p

A tangle of barriers: how India's industrial policy is hurting U.S. companies. Hearing before the Subcommittee on Commerce, Manufacturing, and Trade of the Committee on Energy and Commerce, House of Representatives, One Hundred Thirteenth Congress, first session, June 27, 2013.

KF27.E5513 2013g

An update on the science of global warming and its implications. Hearing before the Committee on Environment and Public Works, United States Senate, One Hundred Tenth Congress, second session, July 22, 2008.

KF26.E6 2008r

Beyond seclusion and restraint: creating positive learning environments for all students. Hearing of the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions, United States Senate, One Hundred Twelfth Congress, second session ... July 12, 2012.

KF26.L27 2012t

BLM permit processing. Hearing before the Committee on Energy and Natural Resources, United States Senate, One Hundred Thirteenth Congress, second session ... to consider S. 279, the Public Lands Renewable Energy Act of 2013, and S. 2440, the BLM Permit Processing Act of 2014, and related issues, July 29, 2014.

KF26.E55 2014o

Dreams deferred: young workers and recent graduates in the U.S. economy. Hearing before the Subcommittee on Economic Policy of the Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs, United States Senate, One Hundred Thirteenth Congress, second session, on examining the current economic conditions facing young Americans, focusing on key areas of concern such as unemployment, underemployment, and student debt, June 25, 2014.

KF26.B394245 2014b

EPA's proposed GHG standards for new power plants and H.R. ______, Whitfield-Manchin legislation. Hearing before the Subcommittee on Energy and Power of the Committee on Energy and Commerce, House of Representatives, One Hundred Thirteenth Congress, first session, February 13, 2013.

KF27.E5524 2013t

Equality at work: the Employment Non-Discrimination Act. Hearing of the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions, United States Senate, One Hundred Twelfth Congress, second session, on examining equality at work, including S. 811 , to prohibit employment discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation or gender identity, June 12, 2012.

KF26.L27 2012r

Extreme weather in Alaska: state and federal response to imminent disasters in the Arctic. Hearing before the Subcommittee on Emergency Management, Intergovernmental Relations, and the District of Columbia of the Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs, United States Senate, One Hundred Thirteenth Congress, first session : field hearing in Anchorage, Alaska, September 13, 2013.

KF26.H6318 2013

Failure to verify: concerns regarding PPACA's eligibility system. Hearing before the Subcommittee on Health of the Committee on Energy and Commerce, House of Representatives, One Hundred Thirteenth Congress, second session, July 16, 2014.

KF27.E553 2014h

Federal efforts to protect public health by reducing diesel emissions. Hearing before the Subcommittee on Clean Air and Nuclear Safety of the Committee on Environment and Public Works, United States Senate, One Hundred Twelfth Congress, first session, May 12, 2011.

KF26.E623 2011b

Forty years and counting: the triumphs of Title IX. Hearing of the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions, United States Senate, One Hundred Twelfth Congress, second session, on examining Title IX, focusing on forty years and counting, June 19, 2012.

KF26.L27 2012q

Global efforts to fight Ebola. Hearing before the Subcommittee on Africa, Global Health, and Global Human Rights, and International Organizations of the Committee on Foreign Affairs, House of Representatives, One Hundred Thirteenth Congress, second session, September 17, 2014.

KF27.F632 2014v

Goods movement on our nation's highways. Hearing before the Committee on Environment and Public Works, United States Senate, One Hundred Tenth Congress, second session, May 8, 2008.

KF26.E6 2008n

GSA and federal courthouses: management, renovation and construction issues. Field hearing before the Committee on Environment and Public Works, United States Senate, One Hundred Twelfth Congress, first session, April 28, 2011.

KF26.E6 2011k

H.R. 1518, a bill to amend the Horse Protection Act. Hearing before the Subcommittee on Commerce, Manufacturing, and Trade of the Committee on Energy and Commerce, House of Representatives, One Hundred Thirteenth Congress, first session, November 13, 2013.

KF27.E5513 2013j

Impact on local communities of the release of unaccompanied alien minors and the need for consultation and notification. Hearing before the Subcommittee on Immigration and Border Security of the Committee on the Judiciary, House of Representatives, One Hundred Thirteenth Congress, second session, December 10, 2014.

KF27.J863 2014c

Issues for surface transportation authorization. Hearing before the Committee on Environment and Public Works, United States Senate, One Hundred Twelfth Congress, first session, April 14, 2011.

KF26.E6 2011i

Modernizing the business of environmental regulation and protection. Hearing before the Subcommittee on Environment and the Economy of the Committee on Energy and Commerce, House of Representatives, One Hundred Thirteenth Congress, second session, July 23, 2014.

KF27.E55273 2014c

Our nation of builders: home economics. Hearing before the Subcommittee on Commerce, Manufacturing, and Trade of the Committee on Energy and Commerce, House of Representatives, One Hundred Thirteenth Congress, first session, June 4, 2013.

KF27.E5513 2013f

Our nation of builders: training the builders of the future. Hearing before the Subcommittee on Commerce, Manufacturing, and Trade of the Committee on Energy and Commerce, House of Representatives, One Hundred Thirteenth Congress, first session, November 15, 2013.

KF27.E5513 2013d

Oversight of the Federal Communications Commission. Hearing before the Subcommittee on Communications and Technology of the Committee on Energy and Commerce, House of Representatives, One Hundred Thirteenth Congress, first session, December 12, 2013.

KF27.E5522 2013p

Protecting our northern border: enhancing collaboration and building local partnerships. Hearing before the Subcommittee on the Efficiency and Effectiveness of Federal Programs and the Federal Workforce of the Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs, United States Senate, One Hundred Thirteenth Congress, first session, field hearing in Havre, Montana, July 12, 2013.

KF26.H6317 2013d

Reporting data breaches: is federal legislation needed to protect consumers? Hearing before the Subcommittee on Commerce, Manufacturing, and Trade of the Committee on Energy and Commerce, House of Representatives, One Hundred Thirteenth Congress, first session, July 18, 2013.

KF27.E5513 2013k

Review of CDC anthrax lab incident. Hearing before the Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations of the Committee on Energy and Commerce, House of Representatives, One Hundred Thirteenth Congress, second session, July 16, 2014.

KF27.E5546 2014b

Review of the nuclear emergency in Japan and implications for the United States. Joint hearing before the Subcommittee on Clean Air and Nuclear Safety and the Committee on Environment and Public Works, United States Senate, One Hundred Twelfth Congress, first session, April 12, 2011.

KF26.E623 2011a

Saving lives on our nation's highways. Hearing before the Committee on Environment and Public Works, United States Senate, One Hundred Tenth Congress, second session, July 17, 2008.

KF26.E6 2008q

Sergeant Andrew Tahmooressi: our marine in Mexican custody. Hearing before the Subcommittee on the Western Hemisphere of the Committee on Foreign Affairs, House of Representatives, One Hundred Thirteenth Congress, second session, October 1, 2014.

KF27.F6492 2014i

Shutdown: examining federal government closure impacts on the District of Columbia. Hearing before the Subcommittee on Emergency Management, Intergovernmental Relations, and the District of Columbia of the Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs, United States Senate, One Hundred Thirteenth Congress, second session, January 30, 2014.

KF26.H6318 2014e

Strengthening social security to meet the needs of tomorrow's retirees. Hearing before the Subcommittee on Social Security, Pensions, and Family Policy of the Committee on Finance, United States Senate, One Hundred Thirteenth Congress, second session, May 21, 2014.

KF26.F5685 2014a

Surface transportation and the global economy. Hearing before the Subcommittee on Transportation and Infrastructure of the Committee on Environment and Public Works, United States Senate, One Hundred Tenth Congress, second session, April 16, 2008.

KF26.E685 2008

The U.S.-EU Free-Trade Agreement: tipping over the regulatory barriers. Hearing before the Subcommittee on Commerce, Manufacturing, and Trade of the Committee on Energy and Commerce, House of Representatives, One Hundred Thirteenth Congress, first session, July 24, 2013.

KF27.E5513 2013

The United States as an Arctic nation: opportunities in the High North. Hearing before the Subcommittee on Europe, Eurasia, and Emerging Threats of the Committee on Foreign Affairs, House of Representatives, One Hundred Thirteenth Congress, second session, December 10, 2014.

KF27.F6422 2014h

Trade enforcement: using trade rules to level the playing field. Hearing before the Committee on Finance, United States Senate, One Hundred Thirteenth Congress, second session, June 25, 2014.

KF26.F5 2014h

U.S. energy abundance: manufacturing competitiveness and America's energy advantage. Hearing before the Subcommittee on Energy and Power and the Subcommittee on Commerce, Manufacturing, and Trade of the Committee on Energy and Commerce, House of Representatives, One Hundred Thirteenth Congress, first session, June 20, 2013.

KF27.E5524 2013s

Unaccompanied alien children: pressing the administration for a strategy. Hearing before the Subcommittee on the Western Hemisphere of the Committee on Foreign Affairs, House of Representatives, One Hundred Thirteenth Congress, second session, November 18, 2014.

KF27.F6492 2014h

What makes a bank systemically important? Hearing before the Subcommittee on Financial Institutions and Consumer Protection of the Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs, United States Senate, One Hundred Thirteenth Congress, second session ... July 16, 2014.

KF26.B39434 2014b

Wildfire. Hearing before the Committee on Energy and Natural Resources, United States Senate, One Hundred Thirteenth Congress, second session, on wildfire preparedness and Forest Service 2015 fiscal year budget, July 15, 2014.

KF26.E55 2014n