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New Titles List for the Week of November 10, 2013

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U.S. energy policy and the pursuit of failure / Peter Z. Grossman. Cambridge University Press, 2013.

KF2120.G76 2013

 

U.S. Energy Policy and the Pursuit of Failure is a historical review of American energy policy.The author provides an economic analysis of why previous energy policy initiatives have been unsuccessful; the authorís discussion of the relative influences of regulatory interests and market considerations could equally benefit readers interested in learning about energy law, regulation or the influence of technological change on the law.

 

 

 

 

 

Social media and the law / Kathryn L. Ossian. Practising Law Institute, 2013.

KF390.5.C6O76

 

Social Media and the Law is a collection of resources on the various legal issues related to the use of social media, including copyright, trademark, defamation and cybercrime.This collection also examines how social media affects unrelated legal concepts as evidence or through discovery or disclosure, and provides a primer on various forms social media for readers unfamiliar with new technology.

 

 


New Titles List

Estate Planning

Estates, future interests, and powers of appointment in a nutshell / Thomas P. Gallanis & Lawrence W. Waggoner. West, c2014.

KF605.W32 2014

Federal estate and gift taxation: including the generation-skipping transfer tax / Richard B. Stephens et al. Thomson Reuters, 2013.

KF6572.F42 9th

Health Law

Health care reform: what it is, why it's necessary, how it works / Jonathan Gruber & H.P. Newquist. Hill and Wang, 2011.

RA395.A3G78 2011

Immigration Law

Motions to suppress: protecting the constitutional rights of immigrants in removal proceedings /Erin Quinn, ed. Immigrant Legal Resource Center, 2013.

KF4842.T68 2013

International Commercial Arbitration

International energy and minerals arbitration. Rocky Mountain Mineral Law Foundation, 2013.

K2450.I574 2013

Legal Reference

Advocacy words: a thesaurus / William Drennan. American Bar Association, 2013.

K50.D74 2013

Legal Education

The essential rules for bar exam success / Steven I. Friedland & Jeffrey Scott Shapiro. West, 2008.

KF303.F75 2008

Patent Law

Pharmaceutical and biotech patent law / David K. Barr & Daniel L. Reisner, eds. Practising Law Institute, 2008.

KF3133.B56P48

Trademark and Unfair Competition

Products comparison manual for trademark users / Francis M. Pinckney & David R. Higgins. Bloomberg BNA, 2013.

KF3178.2.P56 2013

 


New Government Documents List

Implementation of the Health Information Technology for Economic and Clinical Health (HITECH) Act. Hearing before the Subcommittee on Health of the Committee on Energy and Commerce, House of Representatives, One Hundred Eleventh Congress, second session, July 27, 2010.

KF27.E553 2010u

H.R. 4345, the Domestic Fuels Protection Act of 2012. Hearing before the Subcommittee on Environment and Economy of the Committee on Energy and Commerce, House of Representatives, One Hundred Twelfth Congress, second session, April 19, 2012.

KF27.E55273 2012b

EPA's impact on jobs and energy affordability: understanding the real costs and benefits of environmental regulations. Hearing before the Subcommittee on Energy and Environment, Committee on Science, Space, and Technology, House of Representatives, One Hundred Twelfth Congress, second session, Wednesday, June 6, 2012.

KF27.S3935 2012e

Israel's right to defend itself: implications for regional security and U.S. interests. Hearing before the Committee on Foreign Relations, House of Representatives, One Hundred Twelfth Congress, second session, November 29, 2012.

KF27.F6 2012i

Obama administration's abuse of power. Hearing before the Committee on the Judiciary, House of Representatives, One Hundred Twelfth Congress, second session, September 12, 2012.

KF27.J8 2012i

The Independent Payment Advisory Board. Hearing before the Subcommittee on Health of the Committee on Ways and Means, U.S. House of Representatives, One Hundred Twelfth Congress, second session, March 6, 2012.

KF27.W3444 2012d

Russia's accession to the World Trade Organization and granting Russia permanent trade relations. Hearing before the Committee on Ways and Means, U.S. House of Representatives, One Hundred Twelfth Congress, second session, June 20, 2012.

KF27.W3 2012e

The effectiveness of media ratings. Hearing before the Subcommittee on Science, Technology, and Space of the Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation, United States Senate, One Hundred Eighth Congress, second session, September 28, 2004.

KF26.C697 2004b

Terrorist attack in Benghazi: the Secretary of State's view. Hearing before the Committee on Foreign Affairs, House of Representatives, One Hundred Thirteenth Congress, first session, January 23, 2013.

KF27.F6 2013d

Fourth in a hearing series on securing the future of the Social Security Disability Insurance program. Hearing before the Subcommittee on Social Security of the Committee on Ways and Means, U.S. House of Representatives, One Hundred Twelfth Congress, second session, June 27, 2012.

KF27.W347 2012e

Ahead of postal reform: hearing from USPS business partners. Hearing before the Subcommittee on Federal Workforce, US Postal Service, and the Census of the Committee on Oversight and Government Reform, House of Representatives, One Hundred Twelfth Congress, first session, April 10, 2013.

KF27.O9428 2013

Open to visitors? assessing the federal effort to minimize the sequester's impact on access to our nation's capital and national treasures. Hearing before the Committee on Oversight and Government Reform, House of Representatives, One Hundred Thirteenth Congress, first session, April 16, 2013.

KF27.O94 2013g

The road less traveled: reducing federal travel & conference spending. Hearing before the Subcommittee on Federal Workforce, U.S. Postal Service, and the Census of the Committee on Oversight and Government Reform, House of Representatives, One Hundred Twelfth Congress, first session, February 27, 2013.

KF27.O9428 2013a

Drones and the war on terror: when can the U.S. target alleged American terrorists overseas? Hearing before the Committee on the Judiciary, House of Representatives, One Hundred Thirteenth Congress, first session, February 27, 2013.

KF27.J8 2013b

The future of money: dollars and sense. Hearing before the Subcommittee on Domestic Monetary Policy and Technology of the Committee on Financial Services, U.S. House of Representatives, One Hundred Twelfth Congress, second session, November 29, 2012.

KF27.B5373 2012e

The next great observatory: assessing the James Webb Space Telescope. Hearing before the Committee on Science, Space, and Technology, House of Representatives, One Hundred Twelfth Congress, first session, Tuesday, December 6, 2011.

KF27.S39 2011i

The federal investment in for-profit education: are students succeeding? Hearing of the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions, United States Senate, One Hundred Eleventh Congress, second session ... September 30, 2010.

KF26.L27 2010za

Cybersecurity: the pivotal role of communications networks. Hearing before the Subcommittee on Communications and Technology of the Committee on Energy and Commerce, House of Representatives, One Hundred Twelfth Congress, second session, March 7, 2012.

KF27.E5522 2012c

China's rapid political and economic advances in Central Asia and Russia. Hearing before the Subcommittee on Europe, Eurasia, and Emerging Threats of the Committee on Foreign Affairs, House of Representatives, One Hundred Thirteenth Congress, first session, April 16, 2013.

KF27.F6422 2013b

Sequestration oversight: prioritizing security over administrative costs at TSA. Hearing before the Subcommittee on National Security of the Committee on Oversight and Government Reform, House of Representatives, One Hundred Thirteenth Congress, first session, April 18, 2013.

KF27.O945 2013a

Broken promises: the Small Business Lending Fund's backdoor bank bailout. Hearing before the Committee on Oversight and Government Reform, House of Representatives, One Hundred Thirteenth Congress, first session, April 24, 2013.

KF27.O94 2013h

Green energy oversight: examining the Department of Energy's bad bet on Fisker Automotive. Hearing before 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 24, 2013.

KF27.O9423 2013c

Implementing derivatives reform: reducing systemic risk and improving market oversight. Hearing before the Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs, United States Senate, One Hundred Twelfth Congress, second session, on examining the implementation of the new derivatives rules and responsibilities of the CFTC and SEC as mandated under Title VII of the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act, May 22, 2012.

KF26.B39 2012w

A review of efforts to prevent and treat traumatic brain injury. Hearing before the Subcommittee on Health of the Committee on Energy and Commerce, House of Representatives, One Hundred Twelfth Congress, second session, March 19, 2012.

KF27.E553 2012a

A review of the Space Leadership Preservation Act. Hearing before the Subcommittee on Space, Committee on Science, Space, and Technology, House of Representatives, One Hundred Thirteenth Congress, first session, Wednesday, February 27, 2013.

KF27.S3995 2013

An overview of the fiscal year 2014 budget proposal at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST). Hearing before the Subcommittee on Technology, Committee on Science, Space, and Technology, House of Representatives, One Hundred Thirteenth Congress, first session, Thursday, April 18, 2013.

KF27.S39957 2013a

Electronic submission of hazardous waste manifests: modernizing for the 21st century. Hearing before the Subcommittee on Environment and the Economy of the Committee on Energy and Commerce, House of Representatives, One Hundred Twelfth Congress, second session, June 21, 2012.

KF27.E55273 2012c

Assessing U.S. foreign assistance priorities in East Asia and the Pacific. Hearing before the Subcommittee on Asia and the Pacific of the Committee on Foreign Affairs, House of Representatives, One Hundred Thirteenth Congress, first session, May 16, 2013.

KF27.F638 2013b

Prescription drug diversion: combating the scourge. 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 1, 2012.

KF27.E5514 2012b

The IRS: targeting Americans for their political beliefs. Hearing before the Committee on Oversight and Government Reform, House of Representatives, One Hundred Thirteenth Congress, first session, May 22, 2013.

KF27.O94 2013i

Next generation computing and big data analytics. 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, April 24, 2013.

KF27.S3924 2013d

FDA user fees 2012: issues related to accelerated approval, medical gas, antibiotic development, and downstream pharmaceutical supply chain. Hearing before the Subcommittee on Health of the Committee on Energy and Commerce, House of Representatives, One Hundred Twelfth Congress, second session, March 8, 2012.

KF27.E553 2012h

Pipeline safety: an on-the-ground look at safeguarding the public. Field hearing before the Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation, United States Senate, One Hundred Thirteenth Congress, first session, January 28, 2013.

KF26.C69 2013

The Federal Employees Health Benefits Program: is it a good value for federal employees? Hearing before the Subcommittee on Federal Workforce, U.S. Postal Service and the Census of the Committee on Oversight and Government Reform, House of Representatives, One Hundred Thirteenth Congress, first session, April 11, 2013.

KF27.O9428 2013d

Drowning in debt: financial outcomes for students at for-profit colleges. Hearing of the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions, United States Senate, One Hundred Twelfth Congress, first session ... June 7, 2011.

KF26.L27 2011i

Continuing developments regarding the Solyndra loan guarantee. Hearing before the Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations of the Committee on Energy and Commerce, House of Representatives, One Hundred Twelfth Congress, first session, October 14, 2011.

KF27.E5546 2011w

The state of the right to vote after the 2012 election. Hearing before the Committee on the Judiciary, United States Senate, One Hundred Twelfth Congress, second session, December 19, 2012.

KF26.J8 2012i

The state of the environment: evaluating progress and priorities. Hearing before the Subcommittee on Environment, Committee on Science, Space, and Technology, House of Representatives, One Hundred Thirteenth Congress, first session, Thursday, February 14, 2013.

KF27.S395 2013b

EPA's takeover of Florida's nutrient water quality standard setting: impact on communities and job creation. Hearing before the Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations of the Committee on Energy and Commerce, House of Representatives, One Hundred Twelfth Congress, first session, August 9, 2011.

KF27.E5546 2011x

OD and DHS: implementing agency watchdogs' recommendations could save taxpayers billions. Hearing before the Committee on Oversight and Government Reform, House of Representatives, One Hundred Thirteenth Congress, first session, March 19, 2013.

KF27.O94 2013m

Comprehensive immigration reform legislation. Hearing before the Committee on the Judiciary, United States Senate, One Hundred Thirteenth Congress, first session, April 19, 2013.

KF26.J8 2013

Combating international organized crime: evaluating current authorities, tools, and resources. Hearing before the Subcommittee on Crime and Terrorism of the Committee on the Judiciary, United States Senate, One Hundred Twelfth Congress, first session, November 1, 2011.

KF26.J83766 2011e

American energy security and innovation: the role of a diverse electricity generation portfolio. Hearing before the Subcommittee on Energy and Power of the Committee on Energy and Commerce, House of Representatives, One Hundred Thirteenth Congress, first session, March 5, 2013.

KF27.E5524 2013c

Protecting commuters: ensuring accountability and oversight in tolling. Hearing before the Subcommittee on Surface Transportation and Merchant Marine Infrastructure, Safety, and Security of the Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation, United States Senate, One Hundred Twelfth Congress, second session, April 18, 2012.

KF26.C69914 2012

Who's in your wallet? Dodd-Frank's impact on families, communities, and small businesses. Hearing before the Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations of the Committee on Financial Services, U.S. House of Representatives, one Hundred Twelfth Congress, second session, July 19, 2012.

KF27.B54428 2012d

Protecting taxpayer dollars: is the government using suspension and debarment effectively? Hearing before the Committee on Oversight and Government Reform, House of Representatives, One Hundred Thirteenth Congress, first session, June 12, 2013.

KF27.O94 2013j

Nomination of Fred P. Hochberg. Hearing before the Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs, United States Senate, One Hundred Thirteenth Congress, first session, on nomination of Fred P. Hochberg, of New York, to be president of the Export-Import Bank of the United States, May 7, 2013.

KF26.B39 2013

Natural gas: the domestic supply and cost for the approaching peak winter months. Hearing before the Subcommittee on Competition, Foreign Commerce, and Infrastructure of the Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation, United States Senate, One Hundred Eighth Congress, second session, October 6, 2004.

KF27.C69253 2013

Diverting non-urgent emergency room use: can it provide better care and lower costs? Hearing before the Subcommittee on Primary Health and Aging of the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions, United States Senate, One Hundred Twelfth Congress, first session ... May 11, 2011.

KF26.L277 2011

First, do no harm: improving health quality and patient safety. Hearing of the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions, United States Senate, One Hundred Twelfth Congress, first session ... May 5, 2011.

KF26.L27 2011

The Delphi pension bailout: unequal treatment of retirees. Field hearing before the Subcommittee on Government Operations of the Committee on Oversight and Government Reform, House of Representatives, One Hundred Thirteenth Congress, first session, June 10, 2013.

KF27.O9432 2013c

Recovering from superstorm Sandy: rebuilding our infrastructure. 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, on addressing challenges to public transit and housing in the New York-New Jersey region following superstorm Sandy and actions needed to strengthen the region's infrastructure to prevent devastation from future superstorms, December 20, 2012.

KF26.B39452 2012e

Hearing on removing Social Security numbers from Medicare cards. Joint hearing before the Subcommittee on Social Security and Subcommittee on Health of the Committee on Ways and Means, U.S. House of Representatives, One Hundred Twelfth Congress, second session, August 1, 2012.

KF27.W347 2012f

The Solyndra failure: views from Department of Energy Secretary Chu. Hearing before the Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations of the Committee on Energy and Commerce, House of Representatives, One Hundred Twelfth Congress, first session, November 17, 2011.

KF27.E5546 2011y

Where the jobs are: can American manufacturing thrive again? 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, April 19, 2012.

KF27.E5514 2012c

Lead and children's health. Hearing before the Committee on Environment and Public Works, United States Senate, One Hundred Tenth Congress, first session, October 18, 2007.

KF26.E6 2007zb

The call for economic liberty in the Arab world. Hearing before the Committee on Foreign Affairs, House of Representatives, One Hundred Thirteenth Congress, first session, May 21, 2013.

KF27.F6 2013f

Cambodia's looming political and social crisis. Hearing before the Subcommittee on Asia and the Pacific of the Committee on Foreign Affairs, House of Representatives, One Hundred Thirteenth Congress, first session, July 9, 2013.

KF27.F638 2013e

Operating unmanned aircraft systems in the national airspace system: assessing research and development efforts to ensure safety. Hearing before the Subcommittee on Oversight, Committee on Science, Space, and Technology, House of Representatives, One Hundred Thirteenth Congress, first session, Friday, February, 15, 2013.

KF27.S3982 2013b

Internal Revenue Service's implementation and administration of the Democrats' health care law. Hearing before the Subcommittee on Oversight of the Committee on Ways and Means, U.S. House of Representatives, One Hundred Twelfth Congress, second session, September 11, 2012.

KF27.W345 2012f

Mortgage insurance: comparing private sector and government-subsidized approaches. 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, March 13, 2013.

KF27.B54674 2013

Contracting to feed U.S. troops in Afghanistan: how did the Defense Department end up in a multi-billion dollar billing dispute? Hearing before the Subcommittee on National Security of the Committee on Oversight and Government Reform, House of Representatives, One Hundred Thirteenth Congress, first session, April 17, 2013.

KF27.O945 2013b

Addressing unused and vacant federal courthouses: a case study in Miami-Dade, Florida. Hearing before the Subcommittee on Government Operations of the Committee on Oversight and Government Reform, House of Representatives, One Hundred Thirteenth Congress, first session, March 8, 2013.

KF27.O9432 2013e

Reauthorization of the Corporation for Public Broadcasting. Hearing before the Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation, United States Senate, One Hundred Eighth Congress, second session, July 13, 2004.

KF26.C69 2004h