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New Titles List for the Week of April 26, 2015

                                                                                                                          

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Featured Resource List

 

 

Jeb Barnes and Thomas F. Burke. How policy shapes politics: rights, courts, litigation, and the struggle over injury compensation. Oxford University Press, 2015.

KF1250.B37 2015

 

Every day the headlines offer new stories of judicial decisions and lawsuits being filed. This new study looks at the rise in litigation since World War II, with a specific focus on injury compensation, and argues that this trend has had wide-ranging social and political effects.

 

 

 

 

Bill Hayton. The South China Sea: the struggle for power in Asia. Yale University Press, 2014.

KZA1146.C6H39 2014

 

This book examines the ongoing disputes over control of the South China Sea, a crucial passageway for global shipping. The author discusses the role of the sea in the region’s history, as well as the threat of military conflict and its implications for countries including the United States, China, Russia, India, Vietnam, Thailand, and the Philippines.


New Titles List

Children's Rights

Douglas E. Abrams, Sarah H. Ramsey, Susan Vivian Mangold. Children and the law in a nutshell. West Academic Publishign, 2015.

KF479.Z9R35 2015

Disabilities and the Law

United Nations Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights. From exclusion to equality: realizing the rights of persons with disabilities. United Nations, 2007.

K637.F76 2007

United Nations Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights. Monitoring the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities: guidance for human rights monitors. United Nations, 2010.

K637.A4 2007 U55 2010

Estate Planning

Stephan R. Leimberg. Tools & techniques of estate planning. Sixteenth edition. National Underwriter Company, 2013

KF6572.Z9T66 2013

Indian Law

F.E. Knowles, Jr. The Indian law legacy of Thurgood Marshall. Palgrave Macmillan, 2014.

KF8205.K56 2014

Information Privacy Law

Robert Kutiđ. Digital rights management systems vs. users' privacy. Wolf Legal Publishers, 2014.

KF1263.C65K87 2014

Intellectual Property

Lars Alkżrsig, Karin Beukal, and Toke Reichstein. Intellectual property rights management: rookies, dealers and strategists. Palgrave Macmillan, 2014.

K1401.A957 2014

Concise international and European IP law: TRIPS, Paris Convention, European enforcement and transfer of technology. Third edition. Thomas Cottier and Pierre Véron, eds. Kluwer Law International, 2015.

KJE2636.C667 2015

International Business Transactions

Mina Toksöz. Guide to country risk: how to identify, manage and mitigate the risks of doing business across borders. The Economist, 2014.

HG4538.T585 2014

International Law

United Nations Development Group. Guidelines on indigenous peoples' issues. United Nations, 2009.

K3247.U55 2009

International Tax

Kevin Holmes. International tax policy and double tax treaties: an introduction to priciples and application. Second revised edition. IBFD, 2014.

K4475.4.H648 2014

Judicial Review

Thomas M. Keck. Judicial politics in polarized times. The University of Chicago Press, 2014.

KF8775.K43 2014

Jamin B. Raskin. Overruling democracy: the Supreme Court vs. the American people. Routledge, 2003.

KF8748.R33 2003

Law and International Economic Relations

Tom Burgis. The looting machine: warlords, oligarchs, corporations, smugglers, and the theft of Africa's wealth. Public Affairs, 2015.

HD9506.A572B873 2015

Lawyering Skills and Strategies

Catherine J. Cameron and Lance N. Long. The science behind the art of legal writing. Carolina Academic Press, 2015.

K94.C33 2015

Legal Education

Marybeth Herald. Your brain and law school: a context and practice book. Carolina Academic Press, 2014.

K100.H45 2014

Legal Profession

Herbert M. Kritzer. Lawyers at work. Quid Pro Books, 2015.

KF300.K75 2015

The sociology of the professions: lawyers, doctors, and others. Robert Dingwall and Philip Lewis, eds. Quid Pro Books, 2014.

K555.S63 2014

Maritime Law

Francesco Berlingieri. International maritime conventions. Routledge, 2014.

K1150.B47 2014

Property

Guy F. Burnett. The safeguard of liberty and property: the Supreme Court, Kelo v. New London, and the takings clause. Lexington Books, 2015.

KF229.K45B87 2015

Tax Law

Frederick W. Daily. Stand Up to the IRS. Twelfth edition. Nolo, 2015.

KF6324.D345 2015

Stephen Fishman. Every landlord's tax deduction guide. Eleventh edition. Nolo, 2015.

KF6377.F57 2015

Trial Advocacy

Laura Felton Rosulek. Dueling discourses: the construction of reality in closing arguments. Oxford University Press, 2015.

KF8924.F45 2015


New Government Documents List

 

A more efficient and effective government: cultivating the federal workforce. Hearing before the Subcommittee on the Efficiency and Effectiveness of Federal Programs and the Federal Workforce of the Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs, United States Senate, One Hundred Thirteenth Congress, second session, May 6, 2014.

KF26.H6317 2014c

A more efficient and effective government: examining federal IT initiatives and the IT workforce. Hearing before the Subcommittee on the Efficiency and Effectiveness of Federal Programs and the Federal Workforce of the Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs, United States Senate, One Hundred Thirteenth Congress, second session, June 10, 2014.

KF26.H6317 2014d

A more efficient and effective government: the National Technical Information Service. Hearing before the Subcommittee on Financial and Contracting Oversight of the Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs, United States Senate, One Hundred Thirteenth Congress, second session, July 23, 2014.

KF26.H6327 2014f

Abuse of USPTO's telework program: ensuring oversight, accountability and quality. Joint hearing before the Committee on the Judiciary and the Committee on Oversight and Government Reform, House of Representatives, One Hundred Thirteenth Congress, second session, November 18, 2014.

KF27.J8 2014m

After the withdrawal: the way forward in Afghanistan and Pakistan. Part III. Joint hearing before the Subcommittee on the Middle East and North Africa and the Subcommittee on Asia and the Pacific of the Committee on Foreign Affairs, House of Representatives, One Hundred Thirteenth Congress, second session, December 10, 2014.

KF27.F64826 2014v

Are alternative financial products serving consumers? 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, second session, on examining the small-dollar credit market to better understand the spectrum of alternative financial products, consider potential consumer lending concerns, and review the current federal and state regulatory landscape, March 26, 2014.

KF26.B39434 2014c

Beyond Silk Road: potential risks, threats, and promises of virtual currencies. Hearing before the Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs, United States Senate, One Hundred Thirteenth Congress, first session, November 18, 2013.

KF26.H63 2013zf

Bullying-free schools: how local, state and federal efforts can help. Field hearing of the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions, United States Senate, One Hundred Twelfth Congress, second session on examining solutions to create bullying-free schools, focusing on how local, state and federal efforts can help, June 8, 2012 (Des Moines, IA).

KF26.L27 2012o

Chapter 12 of Title 17. Hearing before the Subcommittee on Courts, Intellectual Property, and the Internet of the Committee on the Judiciary, House of Representatives, One Hundred Thirteenth Congress, second session, September 17, 2014.

KF27.J85694 2014p

Copyright issues in education and for the visually impaired. Hearing before the Subcommittee on Courts, Intellectual Property, and the Internet of the Committee on the Judiciary, House of Representatives, One Hundred Thirteenth Congress, second session, November 19, 2014.

KF27.J85694 2014q

Ensuring patients' access to care and privacy: are federal laws protecting patients? Field hearing of the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions, United States Senate, One Hundred Twelfth COngress, second session, on examining ensuring patients access to care and privacy, focusing on whether our federal laws are doing enough to protect people when they are most vulnerable, when they are sick and in need of medical care, May 30, 2012 (St. Paul, MN).

KF26.L27 2012p

Examining the federal response to autism spectrum disorders. Hearing before the Subcommittee on Government Operations of the Committee on Oversight and Government Reform, House of Representatives, One Hundred Thirteenth Congress, second session, May 20, 2014.

KF27.O9432 2014j

Examining what a nuclear Iran deal means for global security. Hearing before the Subcommittee on the Middle East and North Africa of the Committee on Foreign Affairs, House of Representatives, One Hundred Thirteenth Congress, second session, November 20, 2014.

KF27.F64826 2014u

Fifty years since the great Alaska earthquake: the role of first responders in catastrophic disaster planning. Hearing before the Subcommittee on Emergency Management, Intergovernmental Relations, and the District of Columbia of the Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs, United States Senate, One Hundred Thirteenth Congress, second session, field hearing in Anchorage, Alaska, April 4, 2014.

KF26.H6318 2014d

Health information technology: a building block to quality health care. Hearing before the Committee on Finance, United States Senate, One Hundred Thirteenth Congress, first session, July 17, 2013.

KF26.F5 2013zb

High frequency trading's impact on the economy. Hearing before the Subcommittee on Securities, Insurance, and Investment of the Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs, United States Senate, One Hundred Thirteenth Congress, second session, on examining the value, benefits, risks, burdens, and concerns high frequency trading creates for the economy and the marketplace, June 18, 2014.

KF26.B3956 2014

Hong Kong: a broken promise. Hearing before the Subcommittee on Asia and the Pacific of the Committee on Foreign Affairs, House of Representatives, One Hundred Thirteenth Congress, second session, December 2, 2014.

KF27.F638 2014i

Improving federal health care in rural America: developing the workforce and building partnerships. Hearing before the Subcommittee on the Efficiency and Effectiveness of Federal Programs and the Federal Workforce of the Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs, United States Senate, One Hundred Thirteenth Congress, first session, May 23, 2013.

KF26.H6317 2013c

Iranian nuclear talks: negotiating a bad deal? Hearing before the Subcommittee on Terrorism, Nonproliferation, and Trade of the Committee on Foreign Affairs, House of Representatives, One Hundred Thirteenth Congress, second session, November 18, 2014.

KF27.F6489 2014g

Keeping the promise: site-of-service Medicare payment reforms. Hearing before the Subcommittee on Health of the Committee on Energy and Commerce, House of Representatives, One Hundred Thirteenth Congress, second session, May 21, 2014.

KF27.E553 2014i

Legislative proposals to improve transparency and accountability at the CFPB. Hearing before the Subcommittee on Financial Institutions and Consumer Credit of the Committee on Financial Services, U.S. House of Representatives, One Hundred Thirteenth Congress, second session, May 21, 2014.

KF27.B5364 2014c

Nominations of Darci L. Vetter, Stefan M. Selig, Henry J. Aaron, Lanhee J. Chen, and Alan L. Cohen. Hearing before the Committee on Finance, United States Senate, One Hundred Thirteenth Congress, second session, on the nominations of Darci L. Vetter, to be chief agricultural negotiator, with the rank of ambassador, Office of the United States Trade Representative  Stefan M. Selig, to be Undersecretary for International Trade, Department of Commerce  Henry J. Aaron, to be a member of the Social Security Advisory Board (reappointment)  Lanhee J. Chen, to be a member of the Social Security Advisory Board  and Alan L. Cohen, to be a member of the Social Security Advisory Board, May 8, 2014.

KF26.F5 2014g

Nuclear Regulatory Commission's licensing and relicensing process for nuclear plants. Hearing before the Subcommittee on Clean Air and Nuclear Safety of the Committee on Environment and Public Works, United States Senate, One Hundred Tenth Congress, second session, July 16, 2008.

KF26.E623 2008a

Oversight of financial stability and data security. Hearing before the Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs, United States Senate, One Hundred Thirteenth Congress, second session, on examining regulatory efforts to improve financial stability and data security regulatory standards, updating the finalization of the  Volcker Rule , and receiving a progress report on other rules required by the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act, February 6, 2014.

KF26.B39 2014f

Oversight of FirstNet and the advancement of public safety wireless communications. Hearing before the Subcommittee on Communications and Technology of the Committee on Energy and Commerce, House of Representatives, One Hundred Thirteenth Congress, first session, November 21, 2013.

KF27.E5522 2013o

Oversight of the SEC's agenda, operations, and FY 2015 budget request. Hearing before the Committee on Financial Services, U.S. House of Representatives, One Hundred Thirteenth Congress, second session, April 29, 2014.

KF27.B5 2014f

Perchlorate and TCE in water. Hearing before the Committee on Environment and Public Works, United States Senate, One Hundred Tenth Congress, second session, May 6, 2008.

KF26.E6 2008o

President Obama's executive overreach on immigration. Hearing before the Committee on the Judiciary, House of Representatives, One Hundred Thirteenth Congress, second session, December 2, 2014.

KF27.J8 2014n

Reauthorizing TRIA: the state of the terrorism risk insurance market. Hearing before the Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs, United States Senate, One Hundred Thirteenth Congress, September 25, 2013.

KF26.B39 2013x

Science of capture and storage: understanding EPA's carbon rules. Joint hearing before the Subcommittee on Environment & Subcommittee on Energy, Committee on Science, Space, and Technology, One Hundred Thirteenth Congress, second session, March 12, 2014.

KF27.S395 2014b

Sunshine in the Courtroom Act of 2013. Hearing before the Subcommittee on Courts, Intellectual Property, and the Internet of the Committee on the Judiciary, House of Representatives, One Hundred Thirteenth Congress, second session, on H.R. 917, December 3, 2014.

KF27.J85694 2014n

The Chemicals in Commerce Act. Hearing before the Subcommittee on Environment and the Economy of the Committee on Energy and Commerce, House of Representatives, One Hundred Thirteenth Congress, second session, April 29, 2014.

KF27.E55273 2014b

The future of energy in Africa. 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, second session, November 14, 2014.

KF27.F632 2014u

The semiannual monetary policy report to the Congress. Hearing before the Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs, United States Senate, One Hundred Thirteenth Congress, second session, February 27, 2014.

KF26.B39 2014g

U.S. Copyright Office. Hearing before the Subcommittee on Courts, Intellectual Property, and the Internet of the Committee on the Judiciary, House of Representatives, One Hundred Thirteenth Congress, second session, September 18, 2014.

KF27.J85694 2014o

Various measures. Markup before the Committee on Foreign Affairs, House of Representatives, One Hundred Thirteenth Congress, second session on H.R. 2901, H.R. 5206, H.R. 5241, H.R. 5656, H.R. 5685, H.R. 5710, H. Res. 714 and H. Res. 758, November 20, 2014.

KF27.F6 2014ze

Water sharing conflicts and the threat to international peace. Hearing before the Subcommittee on Europe, Eurasia, and Emerging Threats of the Committee on Foreign Affairs, House of Representatives, One Hundred Thirteenth Congress, second session, November 18, 2014.

KF27.F6422 2014g

White House perimeter breach: new concerns about the Secret Service. Hearing before the Committee on Oversight and Government Reform, House of Representatives, One Hundred Thirteenth Congress, second session, September 30, 2014.

KF27.O94 2014x

Wildfires: assessing first responder training and capabilities. Hearing before the Subcommittee on Emergency Management, Intergovernmental Relations, and the District of Columbia of the Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs, United States Senate, One Hundred Thirteenth Congress, second session, June 5, 2014.

KF26.H6318 2014c