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New Titles List for the Week of September 14, 2014

                                                                                                                          

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Featured Resource List

 

 

Re-interpreting Blackstone's commentaries: a seminal text in national and international contexts. Wilfrid Prest, ed. Hart Publishing, 2014.

KD660.B523 2014

 

First published in four volumes between 1765 and 1769, Sir William Blackstone’s Commentaries on the Laws of England is perhaps the most influential treatise in the history of the common law. This new collection brings together the work of scholars in a variety of disciplines, and touches on everything from Blackstone’s prose style to his influence on modern constitutionalism. 

 

 

 

 

Lieneke Slingenberg. The reception of asylum seekers under international law: between sovereignty and equality. Hart Publishing, 2014.

KJE5202.S55 2014

 

This book examines the rights of asylum seekers under international law, with a special focus on the European Union’s attempts to create a legal framework of minimum standards and conditions for their reception in member states. 


New Titles List

Family Law

Mark E. Sullivan. The military divorce handbook: a practical guide to representing military personnel and their families. American Bar Association, 2011.

KF535.S85 2011

Immigration Law

Nora Privitera, Kathy Brady, and Angie Junck. Remedies and strategies for permanent resident clients. Second edition. Immigrant Legal Resource Center, 2011.

KF4842.P75 2011

Inadmissibility & deportability. Third edition. Immigrant Legal Resource Center, 2013.

KF4842.I53 2013

Naturalization and U.S. citizenship: the essential legal guide. Twelfth edition. Immigrant Legal Resource Center, 2012.

KF4710.Z9N38 2012

International Criminal Law

Maartje Krabbe. Excusable evil: an analysis of complete defenses in international criminal law. Intersentia, 2014.

KZ7090.K73 2014

International Law

International law for common goods: normative perspectives on human rights, culture and nature. Federico Lenzerini and Ana Filipa Vrdoljak, eds. Hart Publishing, 2014.

KZ3410.I5853 2014

Judicial Process

Benjamin N. Cardozo. The nature of the judicial process. Yale University Press, 1991.

K2100 .C37 1991

Law – General Reading

The Green Bag almanac of useful and entertaining tidbits for lawyers for the year to come, and reader of exemplary legal writing from the year just passed. Ross E. Davies, ed. Green Bag Press, 2009.

K184.G73 2010

Law and Religion

Robert A. Burt. Two Jewish justices: outcasts in the promised land. University of California Press, 1988.

KF8744.B87 1988

Jane E. Calvert. Quaker constitutionalism and the political thought of John Dickinson. Cambridge University Press, 2009.

E302.6.D5C34 2009

Aminah Beverly McCloud. Transnational Muslims in American society. University Press of Florida, 2006.

E184.M88M38 2006

Race and the Law

Alfred L. Brophy. Reconstructing the dreamland: the Tulsa riot of 1921: race, reparations, and reconciliation. Oxford University Press, 2002.

F704.T92B76 2002

Supreme Courts

Jim Newton. Justice for all: Earl Warren and the nation he made. Riverhead Books, 2006.

KF8745.W3N49 2006

Terrorism

Kenneth R. Feinberg. What is life worth? The unprecedented effort to compensate the victims of 9/11. Public Affairs, 2005.

KF1328.F45 2005


New Government Documents List

 

A factual look at the relationship between climate and weather. Hearing before the Subcommittee on Environment, Committee on Science, Space, and Technology, House of Representatives, One Hundred Thirteenth Congress, first session, December 11, 2013.

KF27.S395 2013h

Afghanistan: identifying and addressing wasteful U.S. government spending. Hearing before the Subcommittee on National Security of the Committee on National Security of the Committee on Government Reform, House of Representatives, One Hundred Thirteenth Congress, second session, April 3, 2014.

KF27.O945 2014b

Contract management by the Department of Energy. 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, June 27, 2013.

KF26.H6327 2013b

Examining Obamacare's problem-filled state exchanges. Joint hearing before the Subcommittee on Economic Growth, Job Creation and Regulatory Affairs and 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, April 3, 2014.

KF27.O9423 2014d

Examining public health legislation to help local communities. Hearing before the Subcommittee on Health of the Committee on Energy and Commerce, House of Representatives, One Hundred Thirteenth Congress, first session, November 20, 2013.

KF27.E553 2013t

Innovations in college affordability. Hearing of the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions, United States Senate, One Hundred Twelfth Congress, second session ... February 2, 2012.

KF26.L27 2012d

Mismanagement of POW/MIA accounting. 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, August 1, 2013.

KF26.H6327 2013a

NASA infrastructure: enabling discovery and ensuring capability. Hearing before the Subcommittee on Space, Committee on Science, Space, and Technology, House of Representatives, One Hundred Thirteenth Congress, first session, September 20, 2013.

KF27.S3995 2013f

Nomination of Hon. Katherine Archuleta. Hearing before the Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs, United States Senate, One Hundred Thirteenth Congress, first session : nomination of Katherine Archuleta, to be Director of the Office of Personnel Management, July 16, 2013.

KF26.H63 2013s

Oversight of NRC management and the need for legislative reform. Hearing before the Subcommittee on Environment and the Economy and the Subcommittee on Energy and Power of the Committee on Energy and Commerce, House of Representatives, One Hundred Thirteenth Congress, first session, December 12, 2013.

KF27.E55273 2013g

Pay-for-delay deals: limiting competition and costing consumers. 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 23, 2013.

KF26.J8352 2013

Report to the President from the National Commission on the BP Deepwater Horizon oil spill and offshore drilling. Hearing before the Committee on Environment and Public Works, United States Senate, One Hundred Twelfth Congress, first session, March 16, 2011.

KF26.E6 2011e

State of wireline communications. Hearing before the Subcommittee on Communications, Technology, and the Internet of the Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation, United States Senate, One Hundred Thirteenth Congress, first session, July 25, 2013.

KF26.C69254 2013c

The Obama administration's climate change policies and activities. Hearing before the Subcommittee on Energy and Power of the Committee on Energy and Commerce, House of Representatives, One Hundred Thirteenth Congress, first session, September 18, 2013.

KF27.E5524 2013p

The original meaning of the origination clause. 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, April 29, 2014.

KF27.J8566 2014a

The Terrorism Risk Insurance Act of 2002. Hearing before the Committee on Financial Services, U.S. House of Representatives, One Hundred Thirteenth Congress, first session, September 19, 2013.

KF27.B5 2013m