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New Titles List for the Week of October 5, 2014

                                                                                                                          

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Featured Resource List

Anna C. Korteweg and Gökçe Yurdakul. The headscarf debates: conflicts of national belonging. Stanford University Press, 2014.

KJC472.K67 2014

 

This book examines the legal and political issues associated with the wearing of headscarves by Muslim women in France, Germany, Turkey, and the Netherlands. The authors demonstrate how the headscarf has become a symbol in broader debates about identity, nationality, and belonging.

 

 

 

 

Gleider I. Hernández. The International Court of Justice and the judicial function. Oxford University Press, 2014.

KZ6275.H47 2014

 

The International Court of Justice represents a delicate balance between state sovereignty and the desire for international legal norms. This new study looks at the history, practice, and judicial character of the Court, and argues that its judgments shape our understanding of the international legal order in subtle ways.


New Titles List

Civil Rights

Rethinking rights: historical, political, and philosophical perspectives. Bruce P. Frohnen and Kenneth L. Grasso, eds. University of Missouri Press, 2009.

K3240.R478 2009

Communication Law

T. Barton Carter, Juliet Lushbough Dee, and Harvey L. Zuckman. Mass communication law in a nutshell. West Academic Publishing, 2014.

KF2750.Z9M37 2014

Contracts

Joseph M. Perillo. Contracts. Seventh edition. West Academic Publishing, 2014.

KF801.C26 2014

Energy Law and Policy

Daniel Yergin. The quest: energy, security and the remaking of the modern world. Penguin Books, 2011.

HD9502.A2Y47 2011

The energy regulation and markets review. David L Schwartz, ed. Second edition.  Law Business Research Ltd., 2013.

K3981.E54 2013

European Union Law

Edward Best. EU law-making in principle and practice. Routledge, 2014.

KJE5307.B48 2014

Family Law

Landmark cases in family law. Stephen Gilmore, Jonathan Herring and Rebecca Probert, eds. Hart Publishing, 2011.

KD750.A75L36 2011

First Amendment

Timothy Zick. The cosmopolitan First Amendment: protecting transborder expressive and religious liberties. Cambridge University Press, 2014.

KF4558 1st.Z53 2014

Islamic Law

Jossef Rapoport. Marriage, money and divorce in Medieval Islamic society. Cambridge University Press, 2005.

KBP542.35.R36 2005

Kristen Stilt. Islamic law in action: authority, discretion, and everyday experiences in Mamluk Egypt. Oxford University Press, 2011.

KRM130.S75 2011

Judicial Process

Rebecca A. Cochran. Judicial externships: the clinic inside the courthouse. Second edition. Anderson Publishing, 1999.

KF8771.C63 1999

Law and Language

Susan Ehrlich. Representing rape: language and sexual consent. Routledge, 2001.

K5197.E37 2001

Law and Religion

Marci Hamilton. God vs. the gavel: the perils of extreme religious liberty. Second edition. Cambridge University Press, 2014.

KF9434.H36 2014

Dennis C. Mueller. Reason, religion, and democracy. Cambridge University Press, 2009.

JC423.M745 2009

Moshe Simon-Shoshan. Stories of the law: narrative discourse and the construction of authority in the Mishnah. Oxford University Press, 2012.

KBM521.S45 2012

The founders on religion: a book of quotations. James H. Hutson, ed. Princeton University Press, 2005.

PN6084.R3F68 2005

Legal Analysis, Research, and Communication

Robin Wellford Slocum. Legal reasoning, writing, and other lawyering skills. Third edition. LexisNexis, 2011.

KF250.S568 2011

Legal Profession

Michael F. Melcher. The creative lawyer: a practical guide to authentic professional satisfaction. Second edition. American Bar Association, 2014.

KF300.M45 2014

Legal Research

Lauren M. Collins. Environmental justice: a legal research guide. William S. Hein & Co., 2014.

KF240.L43 v.64

Suzanne E. Rowe. Oregon legal research. Third edition. Carolina Academic Press, 2014.

KFO2475.R69 2014

George Washington Journal of International Law and Economics. Guide to international legal research. Butterworth Legal Publishers, 1990.

KZ1234.G85 2014

Maritime Law

A new convention for the carriage of goods by sea - the Rotterdam Rules: an analysis of the UN Convention on Contracts for the International Carriage of Goods Wholly or Partly by Sea. D. Rhidian Thomas, ed. Lawtext Publishing, 2013.

K1176.A34N49 2009

Shipping, law and the marine environment in the 21st century: emerging challenges for the law of the sea: legal implications and liabilities. Richard Caddell and D. Rhidian Thomas, eds. Lawtext Publishing, 2013.

KZA1145.S55 2013

Trusts and Wills

Hendrik Hartog. Someday all this will be yours: a history of inheritance and old age. Harvard University Press, 2012.

KF771.H37 2012


New Government Documents List

 

30 million new patients and 11 months to go: who will provide their primary care? Hearing before the Subcommittee on Primary Health and Aging of the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions, United States Senate, One Hundred Thirteenth Congress, first session, on examining primary care, January 29, 2013.

KF26.L277 2013

A hearing on the Marine Vessel Emissions Reduction Act of 2007. Hearing before the Committee on Environment and Public Works, United States Senate, One Hundred Tenth Congress, second session, February 14, 2008.

KF26.E6 2008d

A legislative proposal to protect American taxpayers and homeowners by creating a sustainable housing finance system. Hearing before the Committee on Financial Services, U.S. House of Representatives, One Hundred Thirteenth Congress, first session, July 18, 2013.

KF27.B5 2013p

Abuse of overtime at DHS: padding paychecks and pensions at taxpayer expense. Hearing before the Subcommittee on National Security of the Committee on Oversight and Government Reform, House of Representatives, One Hundred Thirteenth Congress, first session, November 20, 2013.

KF27.O945 2013g

Benghazi, instability, and a new government : success and failures of U.S. intervention in Libya. Hearing before the Committee on Oversight and Government Reform, House of Representatives, One Hundred Thirteenth Congress, second session, May 1, 2014.

KF27.O94 2014j

Commercial space. Hearing before the Subcommittee on Space, Committee on Science, Space, and Technology, House of Representatives, One Hundred Thirteenth Congress, first session, November 20, 2013.

KF27.S3995 2013g

Current issues in campaign finance law enforcement. Hearing before the Subcommittee on Crime and Terrorism of the Committee on the Judiciary, United States Senate, One Hundred Thirteenth Congress, first session, April 9, 2013.

KF26.J83766 2013

Cybersecurity: evaluating the administration's proposals. Hearing before the Subcommittee on Crime and Terrorism of the Committee on the Judiciary, United States Senate, One Hundred Twelfth Congress, first session, June 21, 2011.

KF26.J83766 2011f

Evaluating the role of FERC in a changing energy landscape. Hearing before the Subcommittee on Energy and Power of the Committee on Energy and Commerce, House of Representatives, One Hundred Thirteenth Congress, first session, December 5, 2013.

KF27.E5524 2013q

Examining federal regulation of mobile medical apps and other health software. Hearing before the Subcommittee on Health of the Committee on Energy and Commerce, House of Representatives, One Hundred Thirteenth Congress, first session, November 19, 2013.

KF27.E553 2013v

Examining the Endangered Species Act. Hearing before the Subcommittee on Energy Policy, Health Care and Entitlements of the Committee on Oversight and Government Reform, House of Representatives, One Hundred Thirteenth Congress, second session, February 27, 2014.

KF27.O9424 2014a

Examining the President's proposed fiscal year 2009 budget for the civil works programs of the U.S. Corps of Engineers and the implementation the Water Resources Development Act (WRDA) of 2007. Hearing before the Committee on Environment and Public Works, United States Senate, One Hundred Tenth Congress, second session, March 11, 2008.

KF26.E6 2008g

GSA: opportunities to cut costs, improve energy performance, and eliminate waste. Joint hearing before the Subcommittee on Oversight and the Committee on Environment and Public Works, United States Senate, One Hundred Twelfth Congress, first session, March 30, 2011.

KF26.E663 2011

Hearing on the nomination of David R. Hill to be Assistant Administrator (General Counsel) for the Environmental Protection Agency. Hearing before the Committee on Environment and Public Works, United States Senate, One Hundred Tenth Congress, second session, April 10, 2008.

KF26.E6 2008f

Human rights abuses in Egypt. Joint hearing before the Subcommittee on Africa, Global Health, Global Human Rights, and International Organizations and the Subcommittee on the Middle East and North Africa of the Committee on Foreign Affairs, House of Representatives, One Hundred Thirteenth Congress, first session, December 10, 2013.

KF27.F632 2013zd

Implementing the Nuclear Waste Policy Act: next steps. Hearing before the Subcommittee on Environment and the Economy of the Committee on Energy and Commerce, House of Representatives, One Hundred Thirteenth Congress, first session, September 10, 2013.

KF27.E55273 2013f

Iran's persecution of American pastor Abedini worsens. Joint hearing before the Subcommittee on Africa, Global Health, Global Human Rights, and International Organizations and the Subcommittee on the Middle East and North Africa of the Committee on Foreign Affairs, House of Representatives, One Hundred Thirteenth Congress, first session, December 12, 2013.

KF27.F632 2013ze

Management of air traffic controller training contracts. Hearing before the Subcommittee on Financial and Contracting Oversight of the Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs, United States Senate, One Hundred Thirteenth Congress, second session, January 14, 2014.

KF26.H6327 2014

Medicare Advantage: what beneficiaries should expect under the president's healthcare plan. Hearing before the Subcommittee on Health of the Committee on Energy and Commerce, House of Representatives, One Hundred Thirteenth Congress, first session, December 4, 2013.

KF27.E553 2013u

Our nation of builders : manufacturing in America. 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, February 14, 2013.

KF27.E5514 2013

Oversight and business practices of durable medical equipment companies. Hearing before the Subcommittee on Financial and Contracting Oversight of the Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs, United States Senate, One Hundred Thirteenth Congress, first session, April 24, 2013 and May 22, 2013.

KF26.H6327 2013c

Oversight hearing on the listing decision for the polar bear under the Endangered Species Act. Hearing before the Committee on Environment and Public Works, United States Senate, One Hundred Tenth Congress, second session, April 2, 2008.

KF26.E6 2008h

Oversight of the Federal Bureau of Investigation. Hearing before the Committee on the Judiciary, United States Senate, One Hundred Twelfth Congress, second session, May 16, 2012.

KF26.J8 2012n

Powering our future: principles for energy tax reform. Hearing before the Subcommittee on Energy, Natural Resources, and Infrastructure of the Committee on Finance, United States Senate, One Hundred Thirteenth Congress, first session, July 31, 2013.

KF26.F55274 2013

PPACA implementation failures: didn't know or didn't disclose? Hearing before the Committee on Energy and Commerce, House of Representatives, One Hundred Thirteenth Congress, first session, October 24, 2013.

KF27.E55 2013a

Safeguarding our nation's secrets: examining the security clearance process. Joint hearing before the Subcommittee on the Efficiency and Effectiveness of Federal Programs and the Federal Workforce and Subcommittee on Financial and Contracting Oversight of the Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs, United States Senate, One Hundred Thirteenth Congress, first session, June 20, 2013.

KF26.H6317 2013

Standard-essential patent disputes and antitrust law. Hearing before the Subcommittee on Antitrust, Competition Policy and Consumer Rights of the Committee on the Judiciary, United States Senate, One Hundred Thirteenth Congress, first session, July 30, 2013.

KF26.J8352 2013a

State of religious liberty in the United States. Hearing before the Subcommittee on the Constitution and Civil Justice of the Committee on the Judiciary, House of Representatives, One Hundred Thirteenth Congress, second session, June 10, 2014.

KF27.J8566 2014b

Testing of chemicals and reporting and retention of information under TSCA sections 4 and 8. 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, February 4, 2014.

KF27.E55273 2014

The annual testimony of the Secretary of the Treasury on the state of the international finance system. Hearing before the Committee on Financial Services, U.S. House of Representatives, One Hundred Thirteenth Congress, first session, December 12, 2013.

KF27.B5 2013o

The Bergdahl exchange: implications for U.S. National Security and the fight against terrorism. Joint hearing before the Subcommittee on Terrorism, Nonproliferation, and Trade and the Subcommittee on the Middle East and North Africa of the Committee on Foreign Affairs, House of Representatives, One Hundred Thirteenth Congress, second session, June 18, 2014.

KF27.F6489 2014f

The development of energy resources in Central Asia. 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, May 21, 2014.

KF27.F6422 2014b

The geopolitical potential of the U.S. energy boom. Hearing before the Committee on Foreign Affairs, House of Representatives, One Hundred Thirteenth Congress, second session, March 26, 2014.

KF27.F6 2014j

The humanitarian crisis in Syria: views from the ground. Hearing before the Subcommittee on the Middle East and North Africa of the Committee on Foreign Affairs, House Of Representatives, One Hundred Thirteenth Congress, second session, May 21, 2014.

KF27.F64826 2014h

The Palestinian authority, Israel and the peace process: what's next? Hearing before the Subcommittee on the Middle East and North Africa of the Committee on Foreign Affairs, House of Representatives, One Hundred Thirteenth Congress, second session, May 8, 2014.

KF27.F64826 2014g

The promise of accessible technology: challenges and opportunities. Hearing of the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions, United States Senate, One Hundred Twelfth Congress, second session ... February 7, 2012.

KF26.L27 2012f

The semi-annual report of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau. Hearing before the Committee on Financial Services, U.S. House of Representatives, One Hundred Thirteenth Congress, first session, September 12, 2013.

KF27.B5 2013h

U.S. foreign assistance in FY 2015: what are the priorities, how effective? Hearing before the Committee on Foreign Affairs, House of Representatives, One Hundred Thirteenth Congress, second session, April 9, 2014.

KF27.F6 2014k

Ukraine Support Act: urging the government of Burma to end the persecution of the Rohingya people and respect internationally recognized human rights for all ethnic and religious minority groups within Burma  and affirming the importance of the Taiwan Relations Act. Markup before the Committee on Foreign Affairs, House of Representatives, One Hundred Thirteenth Congress, second session on H. R. 4278, H.Res. 418 and H. Res. 494, March 25, 2014.

KF27.F6 2014m

Will there be an African economic community? Hearing before the Subcommittee on Africa, Global Health, Global Human Rights, and International Organizations of the Committee on Foreign Affairs, House of Representatives, One Hundred Thirteenth Congress, second session, January 9, 2014.

KF27.F632 2014