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New Titles List for the Week of January 19, 2014

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These titles were recently acquired by the O'Quinn Law Library.

 

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The global war for internet governance / Laura DeNardis. Yale University Press, 2013.

K4345.D46 2013

 

The Global War for Internet Governance is a study of how the Internet is (and is not) currently governed, and of how that may change in the future.The author provides a laypersonís introduction to the technological nature of the Internet and to the organizations that currently manage it; the author also examines how other organizations, both public and private, are trying to influence the future of the Internet on topics such as privacy, data security, network neutrality, criminal liability and more.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Teaching law: justice, politics, and the demands of professionalism / Robin L. West. Cambridge University Press, 2014.

KF272.W47 2014

 

Teaching Law is one law professorís take on various criticisms aimed at the academic content of the modern law school education.The author reviews and responds to claims that recent graduates are unready for practice, that student law journals represent an unprofessional model of scholarship, that law schools do not adequately teach the value of justice, and that law schoolsí emphasis on the common law leaves graduates unready to deal with the political realities behind statutory and administrative law.This book is a provocative read whether or not one agrees with either the criticisms recounted or with the authorís responses and proposed solutions.

 


New Titles List

Asylum Law

Lives in the balance: asylum adjudication by the Department of Homeland Security / Andrew I. Schoenholtz, Philip G. Schrag and Jaya Ramji-Nogales. New York University Press, 2014.

KF4836.S35 2014

Canadian Law

Introduction to the law & legal system of Canada / Nancy McCormack and Melanie R. Bueckert. Carswell, 2013.

KE444.M33 2013

Class Actions

Consumer class actions, 8th ed. / Stuart T. Rossman et al. National Consumer Law Center, 2013.

KF8896.S74 2013

Constitutional Law

Restoring the lost constitution: the presumption of liberty, updated / Randy E. Barnett. Princeton University Press, 2014.

KF4541.B313 2014

Constitutional Law / Criminal Procedure

The Fourth Amendment: its history and interpretation, 2nd ed. / Thomas K. Clancy. Carolina Academic Press, 2013.

KF9630.C53 2013

Contracts

Contract law minimalism: a formalist restatement of commercial contract law / Jonathan Morgan. Cambridge University Press, 2013.

K840.M68 2013

Death Penalty

Capital punishment: new perspectives / Peter Hodgkinson. Ashgate Publishing Company, 2013.

K5104.C375 2013

Environmental Law

Understanding environmental law, 3rd ed. / Philip Weinberg and Kevin A. Reilly. LexisNexis, 2013.

KF3775.W45 2013

Environmental Law and Policy

Emissions trading schemes: markets, states and law / Sanja Bogojević. Hart Publishing, 2013.

K3593.5.C37B64 2013

Evidence

Standards of decision in law: psychological and logical bases for the standard of proof, here and abroad / Kevin M. Clermont.Carolina Academic Press, 2013.

K2263.C54 2013

Intellectual Property

Putting intellectual property in its place: rights discourses, creative labor, and the everyday / Laura J. Murray, S. Tina Piper and Kirsty M. Robertson. Oxford University Press, 2014.

K1401.M89 2014

International Commercial Arbitration

International arbitration and forum selection agreements: drafting and enforcing, 4th ed. / Gary B. Born. Kluwer Law International, 2013.

K2400.B67 2013

International Law

The law of the sea and the polar regions: interactions between global and regional regimes / Erik J. Molenaar, Alex G. Oude Elferink and Donald R. Rothwell, eds. Martinus Nijhoff Publishers, 2013.

K593.L39 2013

International Law and the Use of Force

State violence and the execution of law: biopolitical caesurae of torture, black sites, drones / Joseph Pugliese. Routledge, 2013.

K3171.P84 2013

Law and Social Science

The economic roots of conflict and cooperation in Africa /William Ascher and Natalia Mirovitskaya, eds.Palgrave Macmillan, 2013.

HN780.Z9C7343 2013

Intimate associations: the law and culture of American families / J. Herbie DiFonzo and Ruth C. Stern. The University of Michigan Press, 2013.

KF505.D54 2013

Tough on hate? the cultural politics of hate crimes / Clara S. Lewis. Rutgers University Press, 2013.

KF9345.L49 2013

Legal Profession

The generalist counsel: how leading general counsel are shaping tomorrow's companies / Prashant Dubey and Eva Kripalani. Oxford University Press, 2013.

KF1425.D83 2013

Careers in international law: a guide to career paths in international law, 4th ed./ D. Wes Rist. American Society of International Law, 2013.

KZ1238.U55C372 2013

Reference Work

ProQuest statistical abstract of the United States: 2014 / ProQuest Staff. Bernan Press, 2014.

HA202.P7 2014

Torts

The right to civil defense in torts / Alan Calnan. Carolina Academic Press, 2013.

KF8915.C27 2013

 


New Government Documents List

 

Recent developments in the investigation of the murder of human rights attorney Patrick Finucane.Hearing before the Subcommittee on Africa, Global Health, Global Human Rights, and International Organizations of the Committee on Foreign Affairs, House of Representatives, One Hundred Thirteenth Congress, first session, May 15, 2013.

KF27.F632 2013a

Improving cross-border resolution to better protect taxpayers and the economy. Hearing before the Subcommittee on National Security and International Trade and Finance of the Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs, United States Senate, One Hundred Thirteenth Congress, first session ... May 15, 2013.

KF26.B3949 2013

Chemical Facility Anti-Terrorism Standards (CFATS) program: a progress update. Hearing before the Subcommittee on Environment and the Economy of the Committee on Energy and Commerce, House of Representatives, One Hundred Thirteenth Congress, first session, March 14, 2013.

KF27.E55273 2013a

Tax reform and federal energy policy: incentives to promote energy efficiency. Hearing before the Subcommittee on Energy, Natural Resources, and Infrastructure of the Committee on Finance, United States Senate, One Hundred Twelfth Congress, second session, December 12, 2012.

KF26.F55274 2012a

Vietnam Human Rights Act of 2013 concerning the ongoing conflict in the Democratic Republic of the Congoexpressing the sense of the House that the President should nominate a qualified and independent individual for the position of Inspector General of the Department of State and Broadband Board of Governorsand recognizing the long-term partnership and friendship between the United States and the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan. Markup before the Committee on Foreign Affairs, House of Representatives, One Hundred Thirteenth Congress, first session on H.R. 1897, H. Res. 131, H. Res. 273 and H. Res. 222, June 27, 2013.

KF27.F6 2013n

Where the jobs are: promoting tourism to America. Hearing before the Subcommittee on Commerce, Manufacturing, and Trade of the Committee on Energy and Commerce, House of Representatives, One Hundred Twelfth Congress, second session, May 16, 2012.

KF27.E5514 2012d

To authorize the President to extend the term of the agreement for cooperation between the government of the United States of America and the government of the Republic of Korea concerning civil uses of nuclear energy for a period not to exceed March 19, 2016; Export Promotion Reform Act; State Trade Coordination Act; and Organization of American States Revitalization and Reform Act of 2013. Markup before the Committee on Foreign Affairs, House of Representatives, One Hundred Thirteenth Congress, first session on H.R. 2449, H.R. 1409, H.R. 1926 and S. 793, July 24, 2013.

KF27.F6 2013j

National parks bills. Hearing before the Subcommittee on National Parks of the Committee on Energy and Natural Resources, United States Senate, One Hundred Thirteenth Congress, first session, on S. 59, S. 155, S. 156, S. 219, S. 225, S. 228, S. 285, S. 305, S. 349, S. 371, S. 476, S. 486, S. 507, S. 615, April 23, 2013.

KF26.E5555 2013

The road ahead: advanced vehicle technology and its implications. Hearing before the Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation, United States Senate, One Hundred Thirteenth Congress, first session, May 15, 2013.

KF26.C69 2013a

Examining the Obama administration's social cost of carbon estimates. Hearing before the Subcommittee on Energy Policy, Health Care and Entitlements of the Committee on Oversight and Government Reform, House of Representatives, One Hundred Thirteenth Congress, first session, July 18, 2013.

KF27.O9424 2013g

Oversight of the federal government's procurement of ammunition. Joint oversight hearing before the Subcommittee on National Security and the Subcommittee on Economic Growth, Job Creation and Regulatory Affairs of the Committee on Oversight and Government Reform, House of Representatives, One Hundred Thirteenth Congress, first session, April 25, 2013.

KF27.O945 2013e

The expansion of Internet gambling: assessing consumer protection concerns. Hearing before the Subcommittee on Consumer Protection, Product Safety, and Insurance of the Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation, United States Senate, One Hundred Thirteenth Congress, first session, July 17, 2013.

KF26.C69317 2013b

Strategic planning for national manufacturing competitiveness. Hearing before the Subcommittee on Research and Technology, Committee on Science, Space, and Technology, House of Representatives, One Hundred Thirteenth Congress, first session, Wednesday, July 10, 2013.

KF27.S3985 2013

The Iran-Syria nexus and its implications for the region. Hearing before the Subcommittee on the Middle East and North Africa of the Committee on Foreign Affairs, House of Representatives, One Hundred Thirteenth Congress, first session, July 31, 2013.

KF27.F64826 2013i

H.R. --------, a bill to renew the Federal Trade Commission's authority to combat cross-border spam, spyware, and fraud through reauthorization of the U.S. Safe Web Act of 2006. Hearing before the Subcommittee on Commerce, Manufacturing, and Trade of the Committee on Energy and Commerce, House of Representatives, One Hundred Twelfth Congress, second session, July 12, 2012.

KF27.E5514 2012f