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New Titles List for the Week of May 12, 2013

                                                                                                                          

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List of Subjects

  • Featured Resource List
  • Communication Law
  • Constitutional Law
  • Consumer Law
  • Copyright
  • Intellectual Property Law
  • Legal History
  • Legal Reference
  • Supreme Court
  • Trial Advocacy
  • Government Documents

Featured Resource List

 

 

Alexander Tsesis. For liberty and equality: the life and times of the Declaration of Independence. Oxford University Press, 2012.

KF4506.T74 2012

 

For Liberty and Equality is a study of how the Declaration of Independence has influenced American law from the time of its writing up until the present day.  The author reviews speeches, communications and legislative records to show that the principles of the Declaration were the inspiration for many of the major laws and social movements of American history.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Kerry Lynn Macintosh. Human cloning: four fallacies and their legal consequences. Cambridge University Press, 2013.

KF3831.M334 2013

 

Human Cloning is a three part examination of the science of cloning, popular opinions of that science and the laws passed in response to those opinions.  The author posits that many popular opinions of cloning are incorrect, and makes an argument in favor of modifying the laws governing cloning to better reflect its reality.  


New Titles List

Communication Law

Communications law and policy in the digital age: the next five years / edited by Randolph J. May. Carolina Academic Press, 2012.

KF2765.M39 2012

Constitutional Law

 Julie Novkov. The Supreme Court and the presidency: struggles for supremacy. CQ Press, 2013.

KF4565.N68 2013

Consumer Law

Shahla F. Ali. Consumer financial dispute resolution in a comparative context: principles, systems and practice. Cambridge University Press, 2013.

K2405.B35A45 2013

Copyright

Codification of European copyright law: challenges and perspectives / edited by Tatiana-Eleni Synodinou. Kluwer Law International , 2012.

KJE2655.C63 2012

Intellectual Property Law

 Laikwan Pang. Creativity and its discontents: China's creative industries and intellectual property rights offenses. Duke University Press, 2012.

KNQ1155.P36 2012

Legal History

Mohammed Ennaji & Teresa Lavender Fagan. Slavery, the state, and Islam. Cambridge University Press, 2013.

HT919.E548 2013

Legal Reference

Encyclopedia of transitional justice / edited by Lavinia Stan & Nadya Nedelsky. Cambridge University Press, 2013.

K5250.E53 2013

Supreme Court

The Supreme Court justices: illustrated biographies, 1789-2012 / edited by Clare Cushman. CQ Press, 2013.

KF8744.S86 2013

Kenneth Jost. The Supreme Court A to Z. CQ Press, 2012.

KF8742.A35S8 2012

Trial Advocacy

Christopher A. Shields. American terrorism trials: prosecutorial and defense strategies. LFB Scholarly Pub., 2012.

KF9430.S538 2012

 


New Government Documents List

 

Innovating with less: examining efforts to reform information technology spending. Hearing before the Federal Financial Management, Government Information, Federal Services, and International Security Subcommittee of the Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs, United States Senate, One Hundred Twelfth Congress, second session, May 24, 2012.

KF26.H6323 2012a

H.R. 4700, the Transparency in All Health Care Pricing Act of 2010  H.R. 2249, the Health Care Price Transparency Promotion Act of 2009  and H.R. 4803, the Patients' Right to Know Act. Hearing before the Subcommittee on Health of the Committee on Energy and Commerce, House of Representatives, One Hundred Eleventh Congress, second session, May 6, 2010.

KF27.E553 2010b

Economic statecraft: increasing American jobs through greater U.S.-Africa trade and investment (S. 2215, the Increasing American Jobs through Greater Exports to Africa Act of 2012). Hearing before the Committee on Foreign Relations, United States Senate, One Hundred Twelfth Congress, second session, July 25, 2012.

KF26.F6 2012r

Dually-eligible beneficiaries: improving care while lowering costs. Hearing before the Committee on Finance, United States Senate, One Hundred Twelfth Congress, first session, September 21, 2011.

KF26.F5 2011ax

Pay for performance: incentive compensation at large financial institutions. Hearing before the Subcommittee on Financial Institutions and Consumer Protection of the Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs, United States Senate, One Hundred Twelfth Congress, second session ... February 15, 2012.

KF26.B39434 2012

Nomination of Robert D. Okun to be an associate judge, Superior Court of the District of Columbia. Hearing before the Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs, United States Senate, One Hundred Twelfth Congress, second session, November 20, 2012.

KF26.H63 2012r

Examining the European debt crisis and its implications. Hearing before the Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs, United States Senate, One Hundred Twelfth Congress, first session, February 16, 2012.

KF26.B39 2012

The Allison report: independent consultant's review of the Department of Energy loan and guarantee portfolio. Hearing before the Committee on Energy and Natural Resources, United States Senate, One Hundred Twelfth Congress, second session, March 13, 2012.

KF26.E55 2012ac

Judgment Evading Foreign States Accountability Act of 2011. Markup before the Subcommittee on the Western Hemisphere of the Committee on Foreign Affairs, House of Representatives, One Hundred Twelfth Congress, second session, on H.R. 1798, November 29, 2012.

KF27.F6492 2012a

A national security crisis: foreign language capabilities in the federal government. Hearing before the Oversight of Government Management, the Federal Workforce, and the District of Columbia Subcommittee of the Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs, United States Senate, One Hundred Twelfth Congress, second session, May 21, 2012.

KF26.H636 2012e

Promoting American competitiveness: filling jobs today and training workers for tomorrow. Hearing before the Subcommittee on Competitiveness, Innovation, and Export Promotion of the Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation, United States Senate, One Hundred Twelfth Congress, second session, April 17, 2012.

KF26.C6926 2012

Oversight of the Federal Housing Finance Agency. Hearing before the Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs, United States Senate, One Hundred Twelfth Congress, first session ... November 15 and December 13, 2011.

KF26.B39 2011ad

Promoting investment and protecting commerce online. Part I and II: legitimate sites v. parasites. Hearing before the Subcommittee on Intellectual Property, Competition, and the Internet of the Committee on the Judiciary, House of Representatives, One Hundred Twelfth Congress, first session, March 14 and April 6, 2011.

KF27.J8647 2011f

Strengthening the housing market and minimizing losses to taxpayers: examining actions that can strengthen the mortgage market at no or minimal cost to taxpayers. Hearing before the Subcommittee on Housing, Transportation, and Community Development of the Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs, United States Senate, One Hundred Twelfth Congress, second session, March 15, 2012.

KF26.B39452 2012

Fractured science: examining EPA's approach to groundwater research: the Pavillion analysis. Hearing before the Subcommittee on Energy and Environment, Committee on Science, Space, and Technology, House of Representatives, One Hundred Twelfth Congress, second session, Wednesday, February 1, 2012.

KF27.S3935 2012