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New Titles List for the Week of February 14, 2016

                                                                                                                          

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Featured Resource List

 

 

Frank D. Bean, Susan K. Brown, and James D. Bachmeier. Parents without papers: the progress and pitfalls of Mexican American integration. Russell Sage Foundation, 2015.

KF4819.B43 2015

 

This book examines the ways in which undocumented status inflicts hardships on Mexican American immigrants and their children. The authors argue for immigration reform that will provide an attainable pathway to legal status and integration.

 

 

 

 

Michael A. Zilis. The limits of legitimacy: dissenting opinions, media coverage, and public responses to Supreme Court decisions. University of Michigan Press, 2015.

KF8748.Z55 2015

 

Drawing on a number of media sources, Zilis examines reporting on Supreme Court decisions and how it affects popular perceptions of the Courtís legitimacy.

 


New Titles List

Constitutional Law

Neal Devins and Louis Fisher. The democratic constitution. Second edition. Oxford University Press, 2015.

KF4550.D38 2015

Kathleen M. Sullivan and Noah Feldman. Constitutional law. 18th edition. Foundation Press, 2013.

KF4550.G85 2013

Copyright

Anthea Kraut. Choreographing copyright: race, gender, and intellectual property rights in American dance. Oxford University Press, 2016.

KF3054.C56K73 2016

Employment Law

Michael P. Maslanka. Maslanka's Texas Field Guide to Employment Law: FLSA, FMLA, ADA, Texas Labor Code. Texas Lawyer, 2015.

KFT1531.M37 2016

Immigration Law

Meghana Nayak. Who is worthy of protection? Gender-based asylum and US immigration politics. Oxford University Press, 2015.

KF4836.N38 2015

Law and Psychology

Ross Guberman. The psychological foundations of evidence law. Michael J. Saks and Barbara A. Spellman. New York University Press, 2016.

KF8936.S25 2016

Jennifer K. Robbennolt and Valerie P. Hans. The psychology of tort law. New York University Press, 2016.

KF1251.R62 2016

Lawyering Skills and Strategies

Alexa Z. Chew and Katie Rose Guest Pryal. The complete legal writer. Carolina Academic Press, 2016.

KF250.C46 2016

Tom Goldstein and Jethro K. Lieberman. The lawyer's guide to writing well. Third edition. University of California Press, 2016.

KF250.G65 2016

Ross Guberman. Point taken: how to write like the world's best judges. Oxford University Press, 2015.

KF251.G83 2015

Legal Research

Tanya D. Marsh. Disposition of human remains: a legal research guide. William S. Hein & Co., 2015.

KF240.L43 v.65


New Government Documents List

 

Challenges and implications of EPA's proposed national ambient air quality standard for ground-level ozone and legislative hearing on S. 638, S. 751, and S. 640. Hearing before the Committee on Environment and Public Works, United States Senate, One Hundred Fourteenth Congress, first session, June 3, 2015.

KF26.E6 2015o

Discussion draft on accountability and Department of Energy perspectives on Title IV: energy efficiency. Hearing before the Subcommittee on Energy and Power of the Committee on Energy and Commerce, House of Representatives, one Hundred Fourteenth Congress, first session, June 3 & 4, 2015.

KF27.E5524 2015g

Oversight hearing on domestic renewable fuels. Joint hearing before the Subcommittee on Clean Air and Nuclear Safety of the Committee on Environment and Public Works, United States Senate and the Committee on Environment and Public Works, United States Senate, One Hundred Thirteenth Congress, first session, December 11, 2013.

KF26.E623 2013a

Oversight of efforts to reform the Export-Import Bank of the United States. Joint hearing before the Subcommittee on Monetary Policy and Trade of the Committee on Financial Services and the Subcommittee on Health Care, Benefits and Administrative Rules of the Committee on Oversight and Government Reform, U.S. House of Representatives, One Hundred Fourteenth Congress, first session, April 15, 2015.

KF27.B56 2015

Searching for the origins of the universe: an update on the progress of the James Webb Space Telescope. Hearing before the Subcommittee on Space, Committee on Science, Space, and Technology, House of Representatives, One Hundred Fourteenth Congress, first session, March 24, 2015.

KF27.S3995 2015a

State of competition in the health care marketplace: the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act's impact on competition. Hearing before the Subcommittee on Regulatory Reform, Commercial and Antitrust Law of the Committee on the Judiciary, House of Representatives, One Hundred Fourteenth Congress, first session, September 10, 2015.

KF27.J874 2015j

The Commercial Crew Program: challenges and opportunities. Hearing before the Subcommittee on Space, Committee on Science, Space, and Technology, House of Representatives, One Hundred Fourteenth Congress, first session, February 27, 2015.

KF27.S3995 2015

The state of online gaming. Hearing before the Subcommittee on Commerce, Manufacturing, and Trade of the Committee on Energy and Commerce, House of Representatives, One Hundred Thirteenth Congress, first session, December 10, 2013.

KF27.E5513 2013o

The threat of Islamic extremism in Russia. Hearing before the Subcommittee on Europe, Eurasia, and Emerging Threats of the Committee on Foreign Affairs, House of Representatives, One Hundred Fourteenth Congress, first session, September 30, 2015.

KF27.F6422 2015f

U.S. counterterrorism efforts in Syria: a winning strategy? Hearing before the Subcommittee on Terrorism, Nonproliferation, and Trade of the Committee on Foreign Affairs, House of Representatives, One Hundred Fourteenth Congress, first session, September 29, 2015.

KF27.F6489 2015k

Unmanned aircraft systems research and development. Hearing before the Committee on Science, Space, and Technology, House of Representatives, One Hundred Fourteenth Congress, first session, January 21, 2015.

KF27.S39 2015b