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New Titles List for the Week of January 31, 2016

                                                                                                                          

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Robert F. Barsky. Undocumented immigrants in an era of arbitrary law: the flight and the plight of people deemed illegal. Routledge, 2016.

KF4800.B37 2016

 

Using the results of a decade-long study of undocumented immigrants around the world, Barsky examines the ways in which language barriers and arbitrary rules can lead to abuse and exploitation by immigration officials.  

 

 

 

 

Leif Wenar. Blood oil: tyrants, violence, and the rules that run the world. Oxford University Press, 2016.

HD9560.5.W46 2015

 

This book examines the relationship between politics, violence, and the trade in natural resources. Wenar argues for ending the West’s dependence on oil from authoritarian regimes, and for the establishment of “clean trade.”

 


New Titles List

Employment Law

Barbara T. Lindemann, David D. Kadue. Age discrimination in employment law. Second edition. Bloomberg BNA, 2015.

KF3465.L56 2015

Health Law

Pharmaceutical and medical device law: regulation of research, development, and marketing. Second edition. Michael E. Clark, ed. Bloomberg BNA, 2015.

KF2915.P4P495 2015

International Contracts

Principles for responsible contracts: integrating the management of human rights risks into state-investor contract negotiations: guidance for negotiators. United Nations, Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights, 2015.

K3240.P756 2015

International Trade

A history of law and lawyers in the GATT/WTO: the development of the rule of law in the multilateral trading system. Gabrielle Marceau, ed. Cambridge University Press, 2015.

K4610.H57 2015

Law and Politics

The making of the presidential candidates 2012. William G. Mayer and Jonathan Bernstein, eds. Rowman & Littlefield, 2012.

JK526 2012.M35 2012

Maritime Law

Yoshifumi Tanaka. The international law of the sea. Second edition. Cambridge University Press, 2015.

KZA1145.R68 2015

Routledge handbook of maritime regulation and enforcement. Robin Warner and Stuart Kaye, eds. Routledge, 2016.

K1150.R68 2016

Patent Law

Patent litigation strategies handbook. Fourth edition. William P. Atkins, Deborah E. Fishman, and Gary M. Hoffman, eds. Bloomberg BNA, 2015.

KF3155.P37 2015

Trial Advocacy

An advocate persuades. Joan M. Rocklin, Robert B. Rocklin, Christine Coughlin, and Sandy Patrick. Carolina Academic Press, 2016.

KF8915.M338 2015


New Government Documents List

 

Access and cost: what the U.S. health care system can learn from other countries. Hearing before the Subcommittee on Primary Health and Aging of the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions, United States Senate, One Hundred Thirteenth Congress, second session, on examining what the U.S. health care system can learn from other countries, March 11, 2014.

KF26.L277 2014

Africa's Great Lakes region: a security, political, and humanitarian challenge. 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 Fourteenth Congress, first session, October 22, 2015.

KF27.F632 2015s

A review of the president's executive actions on immigration. Joint hearing before the Subcommittee on National Security and the Subcommittee on Health Care, Benefits and Administrative Rules of the Committee on Oversight and Government Reform, House of Representatives, One Hundred Fourteenth Congress, first session, June 17, 2015.

KF27.O945 2015e

China's advance in Latin America and the Caribbean. Joint hearing before the Subcommittee on the Western Hemisphere and the Subcommittee on Asia and the Pacific of the Committee on Foreign Affairs, House of Representatives, One Hundred Fourteenth Congress, first session, September 10, 2015.

KF27.F6492 2015j

Evaluating the Export-Import Bank in the global economy. Hearing before the Subcommittee on Terrorism, Nonproliferation, and Trade of the Committee on Foreign Affairs, House of Representatives, One Hundred Fourteenth Congress, first session, October 23, 2015.

KF27.F6489 2015m

Examining the SEC's agenda, operations, and FY 2016 budget request. Hearing before the Committee on Financial Services, U.S. House of Representatives, One Hundred Fourteenth Congress, first session, March 24, 2015.

KF27.B5 2015f

Federal Reserve's second monetary policy report for 2015. Hearing before the Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs, United States Senate, One Hundred Fourteenth Congress, first session, on oversight on the monetary policy report to Congress pursuant to the Full Employment and Balanced Growth Act of 1978, July 16, 2015.

KF26.B39 2015

GAO's duplication report at five years: recommendations remain unaddressed. Hearing before the Committee on Oversight and Government Reform, House of Representatives, One Hundred Fourteenth Congress, first session, April 14, 2015.

KF27.O94 2015n

Impact of the boycott, divestment, and sanctions movement. Hearing before the Subcommittee on National Security of the Committee on Oversight and Government Reform, House of Representatives, One Hundred Fourteenth Congress, first session, July 28, 2015.

KF27.O945 2015f

Issues facing civilian and Postal Service vehicle fleet procurement. Hearing before the Subcommittee on Government Operations of the Committee on Oversight and Government Reform, House of Representatives, One Hundred Fourteenth Congress, first session, May 21, 2015.

KF27.O9432 2015d

Legal implications of the Clean Power Plan. Hearing before the Subcommittee on Clean Air and Nuclear Safety of the Committee on Environment and Public Works, United States Senate, One Hundred Fourteenth Congress, first session, May 5, 2015.

KF26.E623 2015a

Legislative proposals to enhance capital formation and reduce regulatory burdens. Hearing before the Subcommittee on Capital Markets and Government Sponsored Enterprises of the Committee on Financial Services, U.S. House of Representatives, One Hundred Fourteenth Congress, first session.

KF27.B514 2015b

Reality check: the impact and achievability of EPA's proposed ozone standards. Hearing before the Committee on Science, Space, and Technology, House of Representatives, One Hundred Fourteenth Congress, first session, March 17, 2015.

KF27.S39 2015

Securing radiological materials: examining the threat next door. Hearing before the Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs, United States Senate, One Hundred Thirteenth Congress, second session, June 12, 2014.

KF26.H63 2014r

Strategic Petroleum Reserve discussion draft and 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, April 30, 2015.

KF27.E5524 2015f

Tax reform, growth, and efficiency. Hearing before the Committee on Finance, United States Senate, One Hundred Fourteenth Congress, first session, February 24, 2015.

KF26.F5 2015b

The future of housing in America: oversight of the Rural Housing Service. Hearing before the Subcommittee on Housing and Insurance of the Committee on Financial Services, U.S. House of Representatives, One Hundred Fourteenth Congress, first session, May 19, 2015.

KF27.B54674 2015c

The need to invest in America's infrastructure and preserve federal transportation funding. Hearing before the Committee on Environment and Public Works, United States Senate, One Hundred Thirteenth Congress, first session, September 25, 2013.

KF26.E6 2013j

The president's U.N. climate pledge: scientifically justified or a new tax on Americans? Hearing before the Committee on Science, Space, and Technology, House of Representatives, One Hundred Fourteenth Congress, first session, April 15, 2015.

KF27.S39 2015a

The role of water in avoiding conflict and building prosperity. Joint hearing before the Subcommittee on Europe, Eurasia, and Emerging Threats and the Subcommittee on Africa, Global Health, Global Human Rights, and International Organizations of the Committee on Foreign Affairs, House of Representatives, One Hundred Fourteenth Congress, first session, September 9, 2015.

KF27.F6422 2015e

TILA-RESPA integrated disclosure: examining the costs and benefits of changes to the real estate settlement process. Hearing before the Subcommittee on Housing and Insurance of the Committee on Financial Services, U.S. House of Representatives, One Hundred Fourteenth Congress, first session, May 14, 2015.

KF27.B54674 2015b