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New Titles List for the Week of February 9, 2014

                                                                                                                          

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The death penalty. Volume I / Jacques Derrida; Geoffrey Bennington, Marc Crépon and Thomas Dutoit, eds.; Peggy Kamuf, translator. University of Chicago Press, 2014.

K5104.D47 2014

 

The Death Penalty is a collection of philosophical arguments against the death penalty; this volume is part of a series of translations of seminars the author gave as a lecturer.  The seminars review the history of philosophical and literary treatment of the state taking life, and offer the author’s opinions as to how popular arguments for abolishing the death penalty might be improved.

 

 

 

 

 

The climate casino: risk, uncertainty, and economics for a warming world / William Nordhaus. Yale University Press, 2013.

QC903.N8545 2013

 

The Climate Casino is a study of the environmental science, economic principles and political realities affecting the legal treatment of climate change, framed in a manner useful for complementing the expertise of legal professionals.  The author also analyzes the failure of environmental laws such as the Kyoto Protocol to meet their policy objectives, and offers his own opinion on approaches that might be more successful.

 


New Titles List

Civil Procedure

Questions & answers: civil procedure, 3rd ed. / William V. Dorsaneo, III and Elizabeth G. Thornburg. LexisNexis, 2012.

KF8841.D65 2012

Constitutional Law

Federalism: a reference guide to the United States Constitution / Susan Low Bloch and Vicki C. Jackson. Praeger, 2013.

KF4600.B59 2013

The constitution of risk / Adrian Vermeule. Cambridge University Press, 2014.

KF4550.V366 2014

Criminal Justice

The punishment imperative: the rise and failure of mass incarceration in America / Todd R. Clear and Natasha A. Frost.  New York University Press, 2014.

KF9223.C54 2014

Employment Law

The essential guide to federal employment laws, 4th ed. / Lisa Guerin and Amy DelPo. Nolo, 2013.

KF3455.G835 2013

The employer's legal handbook: manage your employees & workplace effectively, 11th ed. / Fred S. Steingold. Nolo, 2013.

KF3455.Z9S74 2013

Family Law

Living together: a legal guide for unmarried couples, 15th ed. / Ralph Warner, Toni Ihara and Frederick Hertz. Nolo, 2013.

KF538.I35 2013

Intellectual Property Law

License, royalty & revenue agreements: drafting, monitoring and auditing / Sidney Philip Blum. LexisNexis, 2014.

KF801.B59 2014

Intellectual liberty: natural rights and intellectual property / Hugh Breakey. Ashgate, 2012.

K1401.B735 2012

Laws of creation: property rights in the world of ideas / Ronald A. Cass and Keith N. Hylton. Harvard University Press, 2013.

K1401.C375 2013

Law and Politics

Political repression: the role of courts and law / Linda Camp Keith. University of Pennsylvania Press, 2011.

K3367.K45 2011

Legal Education

The Boulder statements on legal research education: the intersection of intellectual and practical skills / Susan Nevelow Mart, ed.

KF272.B68 2014

Patent Law

Patent law, 4th ed. / Janice M. Mueller. Wolters Kluwer Law & Business, 2013

KF3114.M84 2013

Presidents

The law of the executive branch: presidential power / Louis Fisher. Oxford University Press, 2014.

KF5053.F57 2014

Taxation of Financial Instruments

Taxation of financial products and transactions, 2014 / Matthew A. Stevens. Practising Law Institute, 2014.

KF6415.Z9T29 2014

Trusts and Wills

Make your own living trust, 11th ed. / Denis Clifford. Nolo, 2013.

KF734.C58 2013

 


New Government Documents List

 

The unintended consequences of Dodd-Frank's conflict minerals provision.  Hearing before the Subcommittee on Monetary Policy and Trade of the Committee on Financial Services, U.S. House of Representatives, One Hundred Thirteenth Congress, first session, May 21, 2013.

KF27.B56 2013c

Roundtable discussion: BEST--Building Educational Success Together. Field hearing of the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions, United States Senate, One Hundred Twelfth Congress, second session ... October 19, 2012 (Anchorage, AK).

KF26.L27 2012c

Oversight of the Federal Bureau of Investigation. Hearing before the Committee on the Judiciary, House of Representatives, One Hundred Thirteenth Congress, first session, June 13, 2013.

KF27.J8 2013f

Highlighting Vietnamese government human rights violations in advance of the U.S.-Vietnam dialogue. 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, April 11, 2013.

KF27.F629 2013

Options to bring the Postal Service back from insolvency. Hearing before the Committee on Oversight and Government Reform, House of Representatives, One Hundred Thirteenth Congress, first session, April 17, 2013.

KF27.O94 2013s

RIN fraud: EPA's efforts to ensure market integrity in the renewable fuels program. Hearing before the Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations of the Committee on Energy and Commerce, House of Representatives, One Hundred Twelfth Congress, second session, July 11, 2012.

KF27.E5546 2012f

Motor vehicle safety provisions in House and Senate highway bills. 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, March 22, 2012.

KF27.E5514 2012e

Examination of the licensing process for the Yucca Mountain Repository. Hearing before the Committee on Environment and Public Works, United States Senate, One Hundred Tenth Congress, first session, October 31, 2007.

KF26.E6 2007y

Building an immigration system worthy of American values. Hearing before the Committee on the Judiciary, United States Senate, One Hundred Thirteenth Congress, first session, March 20, 2013.

KF26.J8 2013c

Sunshine for Regulatory Decrees and Settlements Act of 2013. Hearing before the Subcommittee on Regulatory Reform, Commercial and Antitrust Law of the Committee on the Judiciary, House of Representatives, One Hundred Thirteenth Congress, first session, on H.R. 1493, June 5, 2013.

KF27.J874 2013b

JPMorgan Chase whale trades: a case history of derivatives risks and abuses. Hearing before the Permanent Subcommittee on Investigations of the Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs, United States Senate, One Hundred Thirteenth Congress, first session, March 15, 2013.

KF26.H634 2013a

U.S.- India trade relations: opportunities and challenges. Hearing before the Subcommittee on Trade of the Committee on Ways and Means, U.S. House of Representatives, One Hundred Thirteenth Congress, first session, March 13, 2013.

KF27.W348 2013

Examining the State Department's report on Iranian presence in the Western hemisphere 19 years after AMIA attack. Joint hearing before the Subcommittee on the Middle East and North Africa and the Subcommittee on the Western Hemisphere of the Committee on Foreign Affairs, House of Representatives, One Hundred Thirteenth Congress, first session, August 1, 2013.

KF27.F64826 2013i

Offshore profit shifting and the U.S. Tax Code. Part 2 (Apple Inc.). Hearing before the Permanent Subcommittee on Investigations of the Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs, United States Senate, One Hundred Thirteenth Congress, first session, May 21, 2013.

KF26.H634 2013

Examining the Syrian refugee crisis. 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, September 19, 2013.

KF27.F64826 2013j

Department of the Interior budget. Hearing before the Committee on Energy and Natural Resources, United States Senate, One Hundred Thirteenth Congress, first session, to review programs and activities of the Department of the Interior, June 6, 2013.

KF26.E55 2013n

Advocating for American Jacob Ostreicher's freedom after two years in Bolivian detention. 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 20, 2013.

KF27.F632 2013h

The Trans-Pacific Partnership: outlook and opportunities. Hearing before the Subcommittee on Terrorism, Nonproliferation, and Trade of the Committee on Foreign Affairs, House of Representatives, One Hundred Thirteenth Congress, first session, August 1, 2013.

KF27.F6489 2013e

Tax reform: examining the taxation of business entities. Hearing before the Committee on Finance, United States Senate, One Hundred Twelfth Congress, second session, August 1, 2012.

KF26.F5 2012w

Addressing the immigration status of illegal immigrants brought to the United States as children. Hearing before the Subcommittee on Immigration and Border Security of the Committee on the Judiciary, House of Representatives, One Hundred Thirteenth Congress, first session, July 23, 2013.

KF27.J863 2013f

Sustainable housing finance: an update from the Federal Housing Finance Agency on the GSE conservatorships. Hearing before the Committee on Financial Services, U.S. House of Representatives, One Hundred Thirteenth Congress, first session, March 19, 2013.

KF27.B5 2013c

Secure Rural Schools and payment in lieu of taxes. Hearing before the Committee on Energy and Natural Resources, United States Senate, One Hundred Thirteenth Congress, first session ... March 19, 2013.

KF26.E55 2013a

Regulatory Accountability Act of 2013. Hearing before the Subcommittee on Regulatory Reform, Commercial and Antitrust Law of the Committee on the Judiciary, House of Representatives, One Hundred Thirteenth Congress, first session, on H.R. 2122, July 9, 2013.

KF27.J874 2013d

Eyes in the sky: the domestic use of unmanned aerial systems. Hearing before the Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, and Investigations of the Committee on the Judiciary, House of Representatives, One Hundred Thirteenth Congress, first session, May 17, 2013.

KF27.J8589 2013e

Clean energy finance. Hearing before the Committee on Energy and Natural Resources, United States Senate, One Hundred Thirteenth Congress, first session ... July 18, 2013.

KF26.E55 2013j

State of the American dream: economic policy and the future of the middle class. Hearing before the Subcommittee on Economic Policy of the Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs, United States Senate, One Hundred Thirteenth Congress, first session, on examining the state of the middle class and the  American dream  today from personal and policy perspectives, June 6, 2013.

KF26.B394245 2013

Review of federal hydraulic fracturing research activities. Joint hearing before the Subcommittee on Energy & Subcommittee on Environment, Committee on Science, Space, and Technology, House of Representatives, One Hundred Thirteenth Congress, first session, Friday, April 26, 2013.

KF27.S3935 2013c

Policy relevant climate issues in context. Hearing before the Subcommittee on Environment, Committee on Science, Space, and Technology, House of Representatives, One Hundred Thirteenth Congress, first session, Thursday, April 25, 2013.

KF27.S395 2013e

Energy efficiency bills. Hearing before the Subcommittee on Energy of the Committee on Energy and Natural Resources, United States Senate, One Hundred Thirteenth Congress, first session, on S. 717, S. 1084, S. 1191, S. 1199, S. 1200, S. 1205, S. 1206, S. 1209, S. 1213, June 25, 2013.

KF26.E5523 2013

A path forward on postal reform. Hearing before the Committee on Oversight and Government Reform, House of Representatives, One Hundred Thirteenth Congress, first session, July 17, 2013.

KF27.O94 2013r

Outsourcing accountability? examining the role of independent consultants. Hearing before the Subcommittee on Financial Institutions and Consumer Protection of the Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs, United States Senate, One Hundred Thirteenth Congress, first session, on exploring the role of independent consultants in financial regulation with a focus on the use of independent consultants by the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency and the Federal Reserve Board, April 11, 2013.

KF26.B39434 2013

Improving technology transfer at universities, research institutes, and national laboratories. 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 24, 2013.

KF27.S3985 2013

Tragic anniversary of the 1989 Tiananmen Square protests and massacre. 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, June 3, 2013.

KF27.F632 2013i

Sustainable housing finance: the government's role in multifamily and health care facilities mortgage insurance and reverse mortgages. Hearing before the Subcommittee on Housing and Insurance of the Committee on Financial Services, U.S. House of Representatives, one Hundred Thirteenth Congress, first session, May 16, 2013.

KF27.B54674 2013b

Performance management and Congressional oversight: 380 recommendations to reduce overlap and duplication to make Washington more efficient. Hearing before the Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs, United States Senate, One Hundred Thirteenth Congress, first session, May 22, 2013.

KF26.H63 2013e

Miscellaneous 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. 398, S. 524, S. 618, S. 702, S. 781, S. 782, S. 869, S. 916, S. 925, S. 974, S. 995, S. 1044, S. 1071, S. 1138, S. 1151, S. 1157, S. 1186, S. 1252, S. 1253, S. 1328, S. 1339, H.R. 674, H.R. 885, H.R. 1033, H.R. 1158, July 31, 2013.

KF26.E5555 2013a

Federal efforts to reduce the impacts of windstorms. Joint hearing before the Subcommittee on Research & Subcommittee on Technology, Committee on Science, Space, and Technology, House of Representatives, One Hundred Thirteenth Congress, first session, Wednesday, June 5, 2013.

KF27.S3924 2013e

Drought. Hearing before the Committee on Energy and Natural Resources, United States Senate, One Hundred Thirteenth Congress, first session, on exploring the effects of drought on energy and water management, April 25, 2013.

KF26.E55 2013m

Delivery system reform: progress report from CMS. Hearing before the Committee on Finance, United States Senate, One Hundred Thirteenth Congress, first session, February 28, 2013.

KF26.F5 2013

Kenya's 2013 elections: an effective assistance model? 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, April 16, 2013.

KF27.F629 2013g

Taiwan Policy Act of 2013  and Department of State Operations and Embassy Security Authorization Act, fiscal year 2014. Markup before the Committee on Foreign Affairs, House of Representatives, One Hundred Thirteenth Congress, first session on H.R. 419 and H.R. 2948, August 1, 2013.

KF27.F6 2013j

America's Climate Security Act of 2007, S. 2191 . Hearings before the Committee on Environment and Public Works, United States Senate, One Hundred Tenth Congress, first session, November 8, 13, and 15, 2007.

KF26.E6 2007zd