New Titles List for the Week of June 20, 2010


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List of Subjects

  • Featured Resource List
  • Business Organizations
  • Children’s Rights
  • Civil Rights
  • Computer Law
  • Conflict of Laws
  • Constitutional Law
  • Disabilities and the Law
  • Emergency Management
  • Employment Law
  • Energy Law and Policy
  • Environmental Law and Policy
  • Family Law
  • Foreign Investments
  • Health Care Organizations
  • Health Law
  • International Energy Transactions
  • International Law
  • International Relations
  • International Trade
  • Internet Law
  • Juvenile Law
  • Law and Religion
  • Legal Education
  • Maritime Law
  • Mexican Law
  • New Journal
  • Patent Law
  • Payment Systems
  • Pretrial Procedure
  • Property
  • Rule of Law
  • Securities Regulation
  • Tax Law
  • Trusts and Wills
  • Women and the Law
  • Government Documents


Featured Resource List



Richard M. Alderman. Know your rights! : answers to Texans' everyday legal questions. 8th ed. Taylor Trade Pub., c2010.

KFT1281.A37 2010


This book, written by Associate Dean Richard Alderman, uses a simple question-and-answer format to help everyday people understand many common legal issues such as divorce and child support, bankruptcy, leases and tenant rights, wills and probate, and immigration.  It also provides sample forms and model letters including a living will, a medical power of attorney, and a durable power of attorney.  This latest edition has expanded coverage for nearly every chapter and updated answers to comply with current law.








David Crump, et al. Criminal law : cases, statutes, and lawyering strategies. 2nd ed. LexisNexis/Matthew Bender, c2010.

KF9218.C765 2010


This casebook, co-authored by Professor David Crump, covers the traditional criminal law subjects such as the elements of crimes, the basic crimes, defenses, and sentencing, but it also has some unique features including explanations and introductions to complex material, a problem approach, and an emphasis on reading statutes.  The second edition offers updated cases and expanded coverage of strict liability, the Model Penal Code’s homicide provisions, sexual assault, and defenses.



New Titles List


Business Organizations

Peri H. Pakroo. The small business start-up kit. 6th ed. Nolo, 2010.

KF1659.P35 2010

Children's Rights

Suzanne Ost. Child pornography and sexual grooming : legal and societal responses. Cambridge University Press, 2009.

K5293.O88 2009

Civil Rights

Making the Declaration work : the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples / edited by Claire Charters, Rodolfo Stavenhagen. Transaction Publisher [and] Central Books, 2009.

K3247.M35 2009

Computer Law

Zeinab Karake Shalhoub, Sheikha Lubna Al Qasimi. Cyber law and cyber security in developing and emerging economies. Edward Elgar, c2010.

K564.C6K37 2010

Conflict of Laws

Russell J. Weintraub. Commentary on the conflict of laws. 6th ed. Thomson Reuters/Foundation Press, 2010.

KF411.W45 2010

Constitutional Law

Daniel J. Solove. Understanding privacy. Harvard University Press, 2008.

K3263.S65 2008

Disabilities and the Law

Andreas Dimopoulos. Issues in human rights protection of intellectually disabled persons. Ashgate, c2010.

KJC1020.D56 2010

Emergency Management

Disaster law / edited by Daniel A. Farber, Michael Faure. Edward Elgar, 2010.

KF3750.F37 2010

Employment Law

Amy DelPo, Lisa Guerin. The manager's legal handbook. 5th ed. Nolo, 2010.

KF3455.G84 2010

Energy Law and Policy

Robert Bryce. Power hungry : the myths of  green  energy and the real fuels of the future. PublicAffairs, c2010.

HD9502.5.C542B79 2010

Environmental Law and Policy

William Antholis, Strobe Talbott. Fast forward : ethics and politics in the age of global warming. Brookings Institution Press, c2010.

KF306.A57 2010

Family Law

Texas family law practice manual : a project of the Council of the Family Law Section of the State Bar of Texas. 3rd ed. State Bar of Texas, 2010-


Foreign Investments

Kenneth J. Vandevelde. Bilateral investment treaties : history, policy, and interpretation. Oxford University Press, c2010.

K3830.V37 2010

Health Care Organizations

James T. O'Reilly. Litigating the nursing home case. American Bar Association, Tort Trial & Insurance Practice, Senior Lawyers Division, c2009.

KF3826.N8O74 2009

Health Law

Timothy Stoltzfus Jost, et al. Health care reform special alert. LexisNexis, c2010.

KF1183.A328201 A2 2010

International Energy Transactions

Peter D. Cameron. International energy investment law : the pursuit of stability. Oxford University Press, c2010.

K3915.C36 2010

International Law

Natsu Taylor Saito. Meeting the enemy : American exceptionalism and international law. New York University Press, c2010.

KZ3410.S24 2010

Conway W. Henderson. Understanding international law. Wiley-Blackwell, 2010.

KZ3410.H46 2010

Mark Weston Janis. International law. 5th ed. Aspen Publishers, c2008.

KZ3140.J36A35 2008

International Relations

Jeremy Black. A history of diplomacy. Reaktion, 2010.

D455.B53 2010

International Trade

Yan Luo. Anti-dumping in the WTO, the EU, and China : the rise of legalization in the trade regime and its consequences. Aspen, c2010.

K4635.L86 2010

Internet Law

Andrew Sparrow. The law of virtual worlds and Internet social networks. Gower Pub., c2010.

KD667.C65S68 2010

Juvenile Law

Representing juvenile status offenders / edited by Sally S. Inada, Claire S. Chiamulera. American Bar Association, c2010.

KF9794.R47 2010

Law and Religion

Religious liberty / Douglas Laycock.

KF4783.L39 2010

Robert K. Vischer. Conscience and the common good : reclaiming the space between person and state. Cambridge University Press, 2010.

KF4783.V57 2010

Legal Education

Nancy B. Rapoport, Jeffrey D. Van Niel. Law school survival manual : from LSAT to bar exam. Aspen Publishers, c2010.

KF283.R37 2010

Maritime Law

Patricia Mallia. Migrant smuggling by sea : combating a current threat to maritime security through the creation of a cooperative framework. Martinus Nijhoff Publishers, 2010.

K5258.M35 2010

Mexican Law

Jeffrey K. Staton. Judicial power and strategic communication in Mexico. Cambridge University Press, 2010.

KGF3156.S73 2010

New Journal

Environment and development economics. Cambridge University Press, c1996-


Patent Law

Patentability Requirements for Nanotechnological Inventions: An Approach from the European Patent Convention Perspective. Nomos Verlagsgesellschaft Mbh & Co 2010.

KJC2725.C57 2009

Payment Systems

Peter Ellinger and Dora Neo. The law and practice of documentary letters of credit. Hart, 2010.

K1082.E452 2010

Pretrial Procedure

Marilyn J. Berger, John B. Mitchell, Ronald H. Clark. Pretrial advocacy : planning, analysis, and strategy. 3rd ed. Wolters Kluwer Law & Business, c2010.

KF8900.B4 2010


Linda H. Edwards. Estates in land and future interests : a step-by-step guide. 3rd ed. Aspen Publishers, c2009.

KF577.E39 2009

Rule of Law

Sovereignty, emergency, legality / edited by Austin Sarat. Cambridge University Press, 2010.

K3344.S68 2010

Securities Regulation

Regulation of investment advisers. Clark Boardman, c1991-


Tax Law

Stephen Fishman. Every nonprofit's tax guide : how to keep your tax-exempt status & avoid IRS problems. Nolo, 2010.

KF6449.F57 2010

Trusts and Wills

Mary Randolph. The executor's guide : settling a loved one's estate or trust. 4th ed. Nolo, 2010.

KF778.Z9R36 2010

Women and the Law

Gender equality : dimensions of women's equal citizenship / edited by Linda C. McClain, Joanna L. Grossman. Cambridge University Press, 2009.



KF478.G46 2009

New Government Documents List


Mandatory minimums and unintended consequences : hearing before the Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security of the Committee on the Judiciary, House of Representatives, One Hundred Eleventh Congress, first session, on H.R. 2934, H.R. 834, and H.R. 1466, July 14, 2009.

KF27.J8588 2009p