New Titles List for the Week of June 27, 2010


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List of Subjects

  • Featured Resource List
  • Accounting and the Law
  • American Legal System
  • Bankruptcy
  • Business Transactions
  • Civil Procedure
  • Civil Rights
  • Construction Law
  • Contracts
  • Corporate Finance
  • Death Penalty
  • Depositions
  • Disabilities and the Law
  • Environmental Law and Policy
  • European Law
  • Family Law
  • Health Law
  • Immigration Law
  • International Business Transactions


  • International Commercial Arbitration
  • International Law
  • Judicial Review
  • Law and Language
  • Law and Psychology
  • Law and Religion
  • Legal History
  • Legal Profession
  • Legal Research
  • Maritime Law
  • Native Americans
  • Patent Law
  • Personal and Professional Ethics
  • Property
  • Sentencing
  • Sexual Orientation and the Law
  • Tax Law
  • Torts
  • Trial Advocacy


Featured Resource List





Ernest E. Smith, Jacqueline Weaver, et al. Materials on international petroleum transactions. 3rd ed. Rocky Mountain Mineral Law Foundation, 2010.

K3915.M3 2010


This book, co-authored by Professor Jacqueline Weaver, discusses the fundamental concepts that underlie the international petroleum industry.  It covers topics such as ownership of mineral rights, dispute resolution in international petroleum transactions, sustainable development, oil markets, and international transactions in natural gas. This new, updated edition incorporates information about the most significant changes in international petroleum transactions over the past decade. 









Ashutosh Bhagwat. The myth of rights : the purposes and limits of constitutional rights. Oxford University Press, c2010.

KF4749.B48 2010


This book presents a structural approach to constitutional rights.  The author contends that rights are not entitlements to act as one pleases, but instead, rights serve to restrain governmental power in order to maintain a balance between citizens and the State.  This structural approach is applied by the author to a wide range of contemporary constitutional debates including the constitutionality of bans on same-sex marriage, affirmative action, abortion rights, and campaign finance reform.


New Titles List


Accounting and the Law

Don M. Pallais. Audits and other accountants' services : a handbook for lawyers. American Bar Association, c2010.

KF1357.P35 2010

American Legal System

 E. Allan Farnsworth, Steve Sheppard. An introduction to the legal system of the United States. 4th ed. Oxford University Press, c2010.

KF387.F3 2010


Stephen Elias, Bethany K. Laurence. Bankruptcy for small business owners : how to file for chapter 7. Nolo, c2010.

KF1524.85.E43 2010

Business Transactions

A legal guide to doing business in the Asia-Pacific / edited by Albert Vincent Y. Yu Chang, Andrew H. Thorson. ABA Section of International Law, c2010.

KMC84.B87L46 2010

Civil Procedure

Simona Grossi, Maria Cristina Pagni. Commentary on the Italian code of civil procedure. Oxford University Press, c2010.

KKH1710.G76 2010

Civil Rights

Rawn James, Jr. Root and branch : Charles Hamilton Houston, Thurgood Marshall, and the struggle to end segregation. 1st U.S. ed. Bloomsbury Press, c2010.

KF372.J36 2010

John T. Parry. Understanding torture : law, violence, and political identity. University of Michigan Press, c2010.

K5304.P37 2010

James Pattison. Humanitarian intervention and the responsibility to protect : who should intervene?. Oxford University Press, 2010.

JZ6369.P38 2010

The laws of slavery in Texas : historical documents and essays / edited by Randolph B. Campbell.  University of Texas Press, 2010.

KFT1601.6.S55L39 2010

Construction Law

Smith, Currie & Hancock's Federal government construction contracts : a practical guide for the industry professional / edited by Thomas J Kelleher Jr., et al. 2nd ed. John Wiley & Sons, c2010.

KF865.S627 2010


Lenné Eidson Espenschied. Contract drafting : powerful prose in transactional practice. American Bar Association, c2010.

KF807.E84 2010

Corporate Finance

Lynford Graham. Complying with Sarbanes-Oxley section 404 : a guide for small publicly held companies. Wiley, c2010.

KF1446.G73 2010

Death Penalty

Stephen John Hartnett. Executing democracy. Michigan State University Press, c2010-

KF9227.C2H37 2010

David M. Oshinsky. Capital punishment on trial : Furman v. Georgia and the death penalty in modern America. University Press of Kansas, c2010.

KF9227.C2O82 2010


Effective depositions / edited by Henry L. Hecht. 2nd ed. American Bar Association, Section of Litigation, c2010.

KF8900.E35 2010

Disabilities and the Law

John Parry. Civil mental disability law, evidence and testimony : a comprehensive reference manual for lawyers, judges and mental disability professionals. American Bar Association Commission on Mental and Physical Disability Law, c2010.

KF3828.P37 2010

Environmental Law and Policy

Craig Collins. Toxic loopholes : failures and future prospects for environmental law. Cambridge University Press, 2010.

KF3775.C65 2010

European Law

Paolo Grossi. A history of European law. Wiley-Blackwell, c2010.

KJ147.G758 2010

Family Law

Shazia Choudhry, Jonathan Herring. Human rights and family law. Hart, 2010.

KJC1105.C46 2010

Health Law

Diana Kloss. Occupational health law. 5th ed. Wiley-Blackwell, 2010.

KD3168.K58 2010

Immigration Law

Extraterritorial immigration control : legal challenges / edited by Bernard Ryan, Valsamis Mitsilegas. Martinus Nijhoff Publishers, 2010.

K3275.E97 2010

Human security and non-citizens : law, policy and international affairs / edited by Alice Edwards, Carla Ferstman. Cambridge University Press, 2010.

K3274.H86 2010

Migration and human rights : the United Nations Convention on Migrant Workers' Rights / edited by Ryszard Cholewinski, Paul de Guchteneire, Antoine Pécoud.  Cambridge University Press, 2009.

K3240.M54 2009

International Business Transactions

Joint ventures in the international arena / edited by Darrell Prescott, Salli A. Swartz. 2nd ed. ABA Section of International Law, c2010.

K1309.J62 2010

International Commercial Arbitration

 Matti S. Kurkela , Santtu Turunen, Conflict Management Institute (COMI). Due process in international commercial arbitration. 2nd ed. Oxford University Press, c2010.

K2400.K86 2010

International Law

Rafael Domingo. The new global law. Cambridge University Press, 2010.

KZ3410.D66 2010

Charles Villa-Vicencio. Walk with us and listen : political reconciliation in Africa. Georgetown University Press, c2009.

JZ5584.A35V55 2009

Judicial Review

Steven Alan Childress, Martha S. Davis. Federal standards of review. 4th ed. LexisNexis, 2010.

KF9050.C48 2010

Siri Gloppen, et al. Courts and power in Latin America and Africa. Palgrave Macmillan, 2010.

K2100.C668 2010

Law and Language

Roger W. Shuy. The language of defamation cases. Oxford University Press, 2010.

KF1266.S54 2010

Law and Psychology

Eric Y. Drogin, Curtis L. Barrett. Evaluation for guardianship. Oxford University Press, 2010.

KF481.5.D76 2010

Law and Religion

Jeroen Temperman. State-religion relationships and human rights law : towards a right to religiously neutral governance. Brill, 2010.

K3280.T46 2010

Venice Commission. Blasphemy, insult and hatred : finding answers in a democratic society. Council of Europe Pub., c2010.

KJC5144.M56E97 2010

Legal History

Nils Jansen. The making of legal authority : non-legislative codifications in historical and comparative perspective. Oxford University Press, c2010.

K286.J36 2010

 Stephen C. Neff. Justice in blue and gray : a legal history of the Civil War. Harvard University Press, 2010.

KF5060.N44 2010

J.R. Pole. Contract & consent : representation and the jury in Anglo-American legal history. University of Virginia Press, 2010.

KD606.P65 2010

Legal Profession

Mary L. Dunnewold, Beth A. Honetschlager, Brenda L. Tofte. Judicial clerkships : a practical guide. Carolina Academic Press, c2010.

KF8807.D86 2010

Richard L. Hermann. Managing your legal career : best practices for creating the career you want. American Bar Association, c2010.

KF297.H45 2010

Legal Research

Morris L. Cohen, Kent C. Olson. Legal research in a nutshell. 10th ed. West, c2010.

KF240.C54 2010

Suzanne Thorpe. Minnesota legal research. Carolina Academic Press, c2010.

KFM5475.T48 2010

Maritime Law

Barbara Kwiatkowska. Decisions of the World Court relevant to the UN Convention on the Law of the Sea : a reference guide. 2nd rev. ed. Martinus Nijhoff Publishers, 2010.

KZA1123 2010

Native Americans

John Borrows. Drawing out law : a spirit's guide. University of Toronto Press, c2010.

KE7749.C6B67 2010

Patent Law

Peter Drahos. The global governance of knowledge : patent offices and their clients. Cambridge University Press, 2010.

K1505.D73 2010

Personal and Professional Ethics

Rebecca Nerison. Lawyers, anger, and anxiety : dealing with the stresses of the legal profession. American Bar Association, c2010.

KF300.N46 2010

Practice Management

Marc Lauritsen. The lawyer's guide to working smarter with knowledge tools. American Bar Association, c2010.

KF320.A9L38 2010

Professional Responsibility

Gary H. Collins, David Z. Seide. Warning the witness : a guide to internal investigations and the attorney-client privilege. American Bar Association Criminal Justice Section, c2010.

KF1425.S45 2010


Joseph William Singer. Introduction to property. 2nd ed. Aspen Publishers, c2005.

KF570.Z9S56 2005


Lynn S. Branham. The law and policy of sentencing and corrections in a nutshell. 8th ed. West, c2010.

KF9728.B73 2010

Sexual Orientation and the Law

Man Yee Karen Lee. Equality, dignity, and same-sex marriage : a rights disagreement in democratic societies. Martinus Nijhoff Publishers, 2010.

K699.L44 2010

Tax Law

Bruce R. Hopkins. The tax law of charitable giving. 4th ed. Wiley c2010.

KF6388.H63 2010


Gregory P. Joseph. Civil RICO : a definitive guide. 3rd ed. American Bar Association, Section of Litigation, c2010.

KF9375.J67 2010

Trial Advocacy

A.G. Harmon. The complete advocate : a practice file for representing clients from beginning to end. LexisNexis, 2010.

KF300.H368 2010

 Paul M. Sandler, James K. Archibald. Model witness examinations. 3rd ed. American Bar Association, Section of Litigation c2010.

KF8950.S236 2010