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New Titles List for the Week of November 20, 2017

 

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

 

Previous editions of the New Books List may be found in the archive.

 

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List of Subjects

  • Featured Resource List
  • Capital Punishment
  • Climate Change
  • Contract Law
  • Education Law
  • Tax Law
  • U.S. Treaty Power
  • Government Documents

 


Featured Resource List

 

 

buckles

 

David Westfall, George P. Mair & Johnny Rex Buckles. Estate planning law and taxation. 5th ed. Thomson Reuters, 2017.

KF6584.W47 5th

This practical, hands-on guide focuses on the tax consequences of estate planning decisions. Co-authored by Professor Johnny Rex Buckles, the Fourth Edition of Estate Planning Law & Taxation provides expert direction on prudent income, gift, estate, and generation-skipping tax management.

 

 

 

 experiential

 

 

Experiential education in the law school curriculum, edited by Emily Grant, Sandra Simpson & Kelly Terry. Carolina Academic Press, 2017.

 

KF272.E99 2017

 

The mandate for more experiential education raises a fundamental question for law teachers: how do we design and provide these learning opportunities for our students? This book offers answers to that question. Organized into four sections, it discusses specific techniques for incorporating various forms of experiential education into the law school curriculum, ranging from discrete modules of experiential instruction to complete curriculum reform.

 

 

             


New Titles List

 

 

Capital Punishment Jacques Derrida. The death penalty, translated by Peggy Kamuf. University of Chicago Press, 2014.  K5104.D47 2014 v. 2
Climate Change The Paris agreement on climate change: analysis and commentary, edited by Daniel Klein, María Pía Carazo, Meinhard Doelle, Jane Bulmer & Andrew Higham.Oxford University Press, 2017.  K3585.5.A42015P37 2017
Contract Law Kenneth A. Adams. A manual of style for contract drafting. 4th ed. American Bar Association, 2017.  KF807.A33 2017
Education Law Ruth Colker. Special education law in a nutshell. West Academic Publishing, 2018.  KF4209.3.C65 2018
Tax Law Erin M. Collins & Edward M. Robbins, Jr. Internal Revenue Service practice and procedure deskbook. 5th ed. Practising Law Institute, 2017.  KF6301.S5222 2017
U.S. Treaty Power Supreme law of the land? : debating the contemporary effects of treaties within the United States legal system, edited by Gregory H. Fox, Paul R. Dubinsky & Brad R. Roth. KF4989.S87 2017

New Government Documents List

 

 

 

Reauthorizing the Higher Education Act : exploring institutional risk-sharing : hearing of the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions, United States Senate, One Hundred Fourteenth Congress, first session on examining reauthorizing the Higher Education Act, focusing on exploring institutional risk-sharing, May 20, 2015. KF26.L27 2015x
The ISS after 2024 : options and impacts : hearing before the Subcommittee on Space, Committee on Science, Space, and Technology, House of Representatives, One Hundred Fifteenth Congress, first session, March 22, 2017. KF27.S3995 2017a
DATA Act implementation check-in : hearing before the Subcommittee on Government Operations of the Committee on Oversight and Government Reform, House of Representatives, One Hundred Fourteenth Congress, second session, December 8, 2016. KF27.O9432 2016i
Agency use of science in the rulemaking process : proposals for improving transparency and accountability : hearing before the Subcommittee on Regulatory Affairs and Federal Management of the Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs, United States Senate, One Hundred Fifteenth Congress, first session, March 9, 2017. KF26.H6365 2017a
Examining IRS customer service challenges : joint hearing before the Subcommittee on Government Operations and the Subcommittee on Health Care, Benefits, and Administrative Rules of the Committee on Oversight and Government Reform, House of Representatives, One Hundred Fifteenth Congress, first session, March 8, 2017. KF27.O9432 2017
Markup of: H.R. 634, Election Assistance Commission Termination Act  H.R. 133, to reduce federal spending and the deficit by terminating taxpayer financing of presidential election campaigns  and Committee Resolution 115-4, the Committee's views and estimates on the fiscal year 2018 : markup before the Committee on House Administration, House of Representatives, one Hundred Fifteenth Congress, first session, February 7, 2017. KF27.H6 2017e
Examining innovative solutions to control invasive species and promote wildlife conservation : hearing before the Committee on Environment and Public Works, United States Senate, One Hundred Fifteenth Congress, first session, March 15, 2017. KF26.E6 2017i
Nutrient pollution : an overview of nutrient reduction approaches : hearing before the Subcommittee on Water and Wildlife of the Committee on Environment and Public Works, United States Senate, One Hundred Twelfth Congress, first session, October 4, 2011. KF26.E682 2011b
Review of mercury pollution's impacts to public health and the environment : hearing before the Subcommittee on Clean Air and Nuclear Safety of the Committee on Environment and Public Works, United States Senate, One Hundred Twelfth Congress, second session, April 17, 2012. KF26.E623 2012f
Can evidence-based practices improve outcomes for vulnerable individuals and families? : hearing before the Committee on Finance, United States Senate, One Hundred Fourteenth Congress, second session, May 10, 2016. KF26.F5 2016z
China's technological rise : challenges to U.S. innovation and security : hearing before the Subcommittee on Asia and the Pacific of the Committee on Foreign Affairs, House of Representatives, One Hundred Fifteenth Congress, first session, April 26, 2017. KF27.F638 2017b
Disrupter series : smart communities : hearing before the Subcommittee on Digital Commerce and Consumer Protection of the Committee on Energy and Commerce, House of Representatives, One Hundred Fifteenth Congress, first session, March 16, 2017. KF27.E55234 2017
Review of the NRC's Near-Term Task Force recommendations for enhancing reactor safety in the 21st century : joint hearing before the Subcommittee on Clean Air and Nuclear Safety and the Committee on Environment and Public Works, United States Senate, One Hundred Twelfth Congress, first session, December 15, 2011. KF26.E623 2011e
New Orleans : how the Crescent City became a sanctuary city : hearing before the Subcommittee on Immigration and Border Security of the Committee on the Judiciary, House of Representatives, One Hundred Fourteenth Congress, first session, September 27, 2016. KF27.J863 2016b
Beyond microfinance : empowering women in the developing world : hearing before the Committee on Foreign Affairs, House of Representatives, One Hundred Fifteenth Congress, first session, July 12, 2017. KF27.F6 2017k
Dissidents who have suffered for human rights in China : a look back and a look forward : hearing before the Congressional-Executive Commission on China, One Hundred Fourteenth Congress, second session, December 7, 2016. KF25.C44 2016