New Titles List for the Week of October 3, 2010


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List of Subjects

  • Featured Resource List
  • Asylum Law
  • Comparative Law
  • Continuing Legal Education
  • Criminal Procedure
  • Environmental Law and Policy
  • Family Law
  • Genetics and the Law
  • Immigration Law
  • Law and Religion
  • New Journal
  • Supreme Courts

Featured Resource List



Craig Joyce, et al. Copyright law. 8th ed. LexisNexis, c2010.

KF2993.J69 2010


This casebook, co-authored by Professor Craig Joyce, provides an overview of copyright law including chapters on topics such as works of authorship, ownership of copyright, duration and termination, infringement actions, and fair use.  This new edition also celebrates the 300th anniversary of the Statute of Anne by providing short introductions to each chapter comparing current provisions of U.S. law with relevant aspects of the first Anglo-American copyright act. 









Andrew Hammel. Ending the death penalty : the European experience in global perspective. Palgrave Macmillan, 2010.

KJC8230.H35 2010


This book examines the successful movements to abolish capital punishment in the United Kingdom, France, and Germany and explores the similarities in the social structure and political strategies of abolition movements in all three countries.  Drawing on multiple disciplines, this book provides an in-depth comparative analysis that assesses the prospects of the “European model” of abolition in global perspective.


New Titles List


Asylum Law

Mark Symes, Peter Jorro. Asylum law and practice. 2nd ed. Bloomsbury Professional, c2010 .

KD4142.S96 2010

Comparative Law

Antoine Garapon, Ioannis Papadopoulos. Juger en Amérique et en France : culture juridique française et common law. O. Jacob, c2003.

K2100.G37 2003

Continuing Legal Education

Phil N. Vanderpool. Family law child abuse and neglect workshop. State Bar of Texas, c2010.

KFT1767.C5F36 2010

Criminal Procedure

Marcus Stone. Cross-examination in criminal trials. 3rd ed. Tottel Pub., c2009.

KD8368.S76 2009

Environmental Law and Policy

Arnold W. Reitze, Jr. Air polluiton control and climate change mitigation law. 2nd ed. Environmental Law Institute, 2010.

KF3812.R448 2010

Blue carbon : the role of healthy oceans in binding carbon : a rapid response assessment / edited by Christian Nellemann. GRID-Arendal, 2009.

GC117.C37B59 2009

Family Law

Texas annotated family code : with Texas family code, related Texas codes and related federal statutes. LexisNexis, c2004-


Genetics and the Law

Louise Bernier. Justice in genetics : intellectual property and human rights from a cosmopolitan liberal perspective. Edward Elgar, c2010.

K3570.B47 2010

Immigration Law

Joseph H. Carens. Immigrants and the right to stay. MIT Press, 2010.

JV6483.C37 2010

Taking local control : immigration policy activism in U.S. cities and states / edited by Monica W. Varsanyi. Stanford University Press, c2010.

KF4819.T35 2010

Law and Religion

Regulating religion : case studies from around the globe / edited by James T. Richardson. Kluwer Academic/Plenum Publishers, c2004.

K3280.R44 2004

New Journal

The George Washington journal of energy & environmental law. George Washington University Law School, c2010-


Supreme Courts

Seth Stern, Stephen Wermiel. Justice Brennan : liberal champion. Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, c2010.

KF8745.B68S74 2010