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New Titles List for the Week of March 31, 2013

                                                                                                                          

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

 

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Featured Resource List

 

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George C. Christie, Joseph Sanders & W. Jonathan Cardi. Cases and materials on the law of torts. Thomson/West, 2012.

KF1249.C48 2012

 

In this casebook, Professors Christie, Sanders and Cardi provide extensive cases and materials for teaching first-year law students the methods of case analysis and assisting them to learn the principles of tort law.  This Fifth Edition has been updated to include recent developments in tort law regarding foreseeability, dignitary harms and the adoption of the Restatement (Third) of Torts.

 

 

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Elies van Sliedregt. Individual criminal responsibility in international law. Oxford University Press, 2012.

KZ7075.S59 2012

 

This book examines how international laws governing war crimes and crimes against humanity, crimes necessarily carried out by organizations, are applied to individual defendants at trial.  The author also reviews modern international criminal law in context of the development of criminal jurisprudence in both domestic courts and international tribunals.


New Titles List

American Legal System

Kevin Fandl. Guía práctica del sistema legal americano para profesionales en un mundo jurídico global. American Bar Association, 2013.

KF385.F3613 2013

Bankruptcy

Laura B. Bartell. Visualizing bankruptcy. LexisNexis, 2011.

KF1524.85.B37 2011

Constitutional Law

The Supreme Court compendium: data, decisions, and developments. CQ Press, 2012.

Ref. KF8742.S914 2012

Contracts

Simon Curtis. The law of shipbuilding contracts. Informa, 2012.

KD1642.S55C87 2012

Criminal Justice

Grover Babcock & Blue Hadaegh. Scenes of a crime [videorecording]. New Box Productions, 2012.

Reserve KF9664.S34 2012

Death Penalty

Sheffer, Susannah. Fighting for their lives: inside the experience of capital defense attorneys. Vanderbilt University Press, 2013.

KF9227.C2S52 2013

International Law

The Oxford handbook of the history of international law / edited by Bardo Fassbender & Anne Peters with Simone Peter & Daniel Högger. Oxford University Press, 2012.

Ref. KZ1242.O94 2012

Non-proliferation law as a special regime: a contribution to fragmentation theory in international law / edited by Daniel H. Joyner & Marco Roscini. Cambridge University Press, 2012.

KZ5675.N67 2012

Ingo Venzke. How interpretation makes international law: on semantic change and normative twists. Oxford University Press, 2012.

KZ1285.V46 2012

International Law and the Use of Force

Amos N. Guiora. Legitimate target: a criteria-based approach to targeted killing. Oxford University Press, 2013.

KZ6373.2.G85 2013

International Organizations

Jo M. Pasqualucci. The practice and procedure of the Inter-American Court of Human Rights. Cambridge University Press, 2013.

KDZ579.I58P37 2013

International Tax

Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development. Addressing base erosion and profit shifting. OECD, 2013.

K4475.A34 2013

Internet Law

Chris Reed. Making laws for cyberspace. Oxford University Press, 2012.

K564.C6R438 2012

Law and Economics

Eric A. Posner and Alan O. Sykes. Economic foundations of international law. Belknap Press of Harvard University Press, 2013.

KZ1252.P67 2013

Law and Psychology

Conviction of the innocent: lessons from psychological research / edited by Brian L. Cutler. American Psychological Association, 2012.

K5001.C66 2012

Law and Social Science

Mariana Valverde. Everyday law on the street: city governance in an age of diversity. The University of Chicago Press, 2012.

K3431.V35 2012

Law and Technology

Biotech innovations and fundamental rights / edited by Roberto Bin, Sara Lorenzon & Nicola Lucchi. Springer, 2012.

K1519.B54B563 2012

Legal History

Michael Allan Wolf. The Supreme Court and the environment: the reluctant protector. CQ Press, 2012.

KF3775.W578 2012

Legal Research

Craig W. Hiltz. The Federal Information Security Management Act (FISMA): a legal research guide. William S. Hein, 2013.

KF240.L43 v.61

Mexican Law

William J. Suarez-Potts. The making of law: the Supreme Court and labor legislation in Mexico, 1875-1931. Stanford University Press, 2012.

KGF1777.S83 2012

Patent Law

Thomas F. Cotter. Comparative patent remedies: a legal and economic analysis. Oxford University Press, 2013.

K1536.C68 2013

Pretrial Procedure

Amy Jane Longo, Usama Kahf & Allan D. Johnson. Electronic discovery practice under the federal rules. BNA Books, 2013.

KF8902.E42L66 2013

War Crimes

Allan A. Ryan. Yamashita's ghost: war crimes, MacArthur's justice, and command accountability. University Press of Kansas, 2012.

KZ1184.Y36R93 2012

 


New Government Documents List

 

Financial literacy: empowering Americans to prevent the next financial crisis. 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, April 26, 2012.

KF26.H636 2012c

Investor protection: the need to protect investors from the government. Hearing before the Subcommittee on Capital Markets and Government Sponsored Enterprises of the Committee on Financial Services, U.S. House of Representatives, One Hundred Twelfth Congress, second session, June 7, 2012.

KF27.B514 2012b

Trans-Pacific partnership. Hearing before the Subcommittee on Trade of the Committee on Ways and Means, U.S. House of Representatives, One Hundred Twelfth Congress, first session, December 14, 2011.

KF27.W348 2011c

President's fiscal year 2011 budget for the Department of Health and Human Services. Hearing before the Committee on Energy and Commerce, House of Representatives, One Hundred Eleventh Congress, second session, February 4, 2010.

KF27.E55 2010

The preliminary recommendations of the U.S. Commission on Ocean Policy. Hearing before the Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation, United States Senate, One Hundred Eighth Congress, second session, April 22, 2004.

KF26.C69 2004c

The ExxonMobil-XTO merger: impact on U.S. energy markets. Hearing before the Subcommittee on Energy and Environment of the Committee on Energy and Commerce, One Hundred Eleventh Congress, second session, January 20, 2010.

KF27.E5525 2010

Examining the impact of Obamacare on doctors and patients. Hearing before the Subcommittee on Health Care, District of Columbia, Census, and the National Archives of the Committee on Oversight and Government Reform, House of Representatives, One Hundred Twelfth Congress, second session, July 10, 2012.

KF27.O9436 2012d

An examination of the Federal Reserve's final rule on the CARD Act's  ability to repay  requirement. Hearing before the Subcommittee on Financial Institutions and Consumer Credit of the Committee on Financial Services, U.S. House of Representatives, One Hundred Twelfth Congress, second session, June 6, 2012.

KF27.B5364 2012m

Conflicts and unintended consequences of motor fuel standards. Hearing before the Subcommittee on Energy and Environment, Committee on Science, Space, and Technology, House of Representatives, One Hundred Twelfth Congress, first session, Wednesday, November 2, 2011.

KF27.S3935 2011e

Prioritizing chemicals for safety determination. Hearing before the Subcommittee on Commerce, Trade, and Consumer Protection of the Committee on Energy and Commerce, House of Representatives, One Hundred Eleventh Congress, first session, November 17, 2009.

KF27.E5515 2009u

Next steps in Syria. Hearing before the Committee on Foreign Relations, United States Senate, One Hundred Twelfth Congress, second session, August 1, 2012.

KF26.F6 2012

Warning, the growing danger of prescription drug diversion. Hearing before the Subcommittee on Commerce, Manufacturing, and Trade of the Committee on Energy and Commerce, House of Representatives, One Hundred Twelfth Congress, first session, April 14, 2011.

KF27.E5514 2011g

Maritime territorial disputes and sovereignty issues in Asia. Hearing before the Subcommittee on East Asian and Pacific Affairs of the Committee on Foreign Relations, United States Senate, One Hundred Twelfth Congress, second session, September 20, 2012.

KF26.F6354 2012a

Assessing the situation in Libya. Hearing before the Committee on Foreign Relations, United States Senate, One Hundred Twelfth Congress, first session, May 12, 2011.

KF26.F6 2011ab

Prescription drug price inflation: are prices rising too fast? Hearing before the Subcommittee on Health of the Committee on Energy and Commerce, House of Representatives, One Hundred Eleventh Congress, first session, December 8, 2009.

KF27.E553 2009u

Perspectives on deficit reduction: a review of key issues. Hearing before the Committee on Finance, United States Senate, One Hundred Twelfth Congress, first session, July 26, 2011.

KF26.F5 2011aj

The next ten years in the fight against human trafficking: attacking the problem with the right tools. Hearing before the Committee on Foreign Relations, United States Senate, One Hundred Twelfth Congress, second session, July 17, 2012.

KF26.F6 2012g

Rising regulatory compliance costs and their impact on the health of small financial institutions. Hearing before the Subcommittee on Financial Institutions and Consumer Credit of the Committee on Financial Services, U.S. House of Representatives, One Hundred Twelfth Congress, second session, May 9, 2012.

KF27.B5364 2012n

Safeguarding Israel's security in a volatile region. Hearing before the Subcommittee on the Middle East and South Asia of the Committee on Foreign Affairs, House of Representatives, One Hundred Twelfth Congress, second session, September 20, 2012.

KF27.F64828 2012e

Organ harvesting of religious and political dissidents by the Chinese Communist Party. Joint hearing before the Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations and the Subcommittee on Africa, Global Health, and Human Rights of the Committee on Foreign Affairs, House of Representatives, One Hundred Twelfth Congress, second session, September 12, 2012.

KF27.F64854 2012d

Oversight of the Federal Housing Administration's reverse mortgage program for seniors. Hearing before the Subcommittee on Insurance, Housing, and Community Opportunity of the Committee on Financial Services, U.S. House of Representatives, One Hundred Twelfth Congress, second session, May 9, 2012.

KF27.F5468 2012

The Freedom of Information Act: safeguarding critical infrastructure information and the public's right to know. Hearing before the Committee on the Judiciary, United States Senate, One Hundred Twelfth Congress, second session, March 13, 2012.

KF26.J8 2012g

Conditions at Camp Liberty: U.S. and Iraqi failures. Hearing before the Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations of the Committee on Foreign Affairs, House of Representatives, One Hundred Twelfth Congress, second session, September 13, 2012.

KF27.F64854 2012e

English Language Unity Act of 2011. Hearing before the Subcommittee on the Constitution of the Committee on the Judiciary, House of Representatives, One Hundred Twelfth Congress, second session, on H.R. 997, August 2, 2012.

KF27.J8565 2012m

Gasoline prices in the state of Vermont. Hearing before the Committee on Energy and Natural Resources, United States Senate, One Hundred Twelfth Congress, second session, to examine gasoline prices and margin dynamics withing the state of Vermont, Burlington, VT, August 6, 2012.

KF26.E55 2012u