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New Titles List for the Week of July 17, 2016

                                                                                                                          

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Featured Resource List

 

 

Colin Farrelly. Biologically modified justice. Cambridge University Press, 2016.

JC578.F37 2016

 

This book examines legal issues related to recent advances in biotechnology and genetics, as well as the aging of the global population. The author suggests that new insights from evolutionary biology require us to rethink the premises of our current system of justice. 

 

 

 

 

 

Laura K. Donohue. The future of foreign intelligence: privacy and surveillance in a digital age. Oxford University Press, 2016.

KF4850.D664 2016

 

This is a concise but informative account of digital surveillance in the wake of 9/11, as well as an argument for more rigorous oversight and stronger privacy protections.

 

 


New Titles List

Business Planning

Fred S. Steingold. Legal forms for starting & running a small business. Ninth edition. Nolo, 2016.

KF1659.A65S74 2016

Constitutional Law

David Cole. Engines of liberty: the power of citizen activists to make constitutional law. Basic Books, 2016.

KF384.C65 2016

Court Rules

Ralph Warner. Everybody's guide to small claims court. 16th edition. Nolo, 2016.

KF8769.W37 2016

Criminal Law

Jonathan P. Caulkins, Beau Kilmer, and Mark A. R. Kleiman. Marijuana legalization: what everyone needs to know. Second edition. Oxford University Press, 2016.

KF3891.M2M37 2016

Death Penalty

Virgina Leigh Hatch and Anthony Walsh. Capital punishment: theory and practice of the ultimate penalty. Oxford University Press, 2016.

KF9227.C2H38 2016

Family Law

Frederick C. Hertz and Emily Doskow. Making it legal: a guide to same-sex marriage, domestic partnerships & civil unions. Fourth edition. Nolo, 2016.

KF539.H475 2016

Financing

William A. Birdthistle. Empire of the fund: the way we save now. Oxford University Press, 2016.

HG4930.B47 2016

Higher Education

William Germano. Getting it published: a guide for scholars and anyone else serious about serious books. Third edition. The University of Chicago Press, 2016.

PN161.G46 2016

Immigration Law

Kate Vieira. American by paper: how documents matter in immigrant literacy. University of Minnesota Press, 2016.

KF4819.V54 2016

Intellectual Property

Richard Sim. Patent, copyright & trademark: an intellectual property desk reference. 14th edition. Nolo, 2016.

KF2980.E44 2016

Legal Research

Cassandra J. Hartnett, Andrea L. Sevetson, Eric J. Forte. Fundamentals of government information: mining, finding, evaluating, and using government resources. Second edition. ALA Neal-Schuman, 2016.

ZA5055.U6F67 2016

Public Benefits Law

Joseph L. Matthews. Social Security, Medicare & government pensions: get the most out of your retirement & medical benefits. 21st edition. Nolo, 2016.

KF3650.M37 2016

Securities Regulation

Thomas Lee Hazen. Securities regulation in a nutshell. 11th edition. West Academic Publishing, 2016.

KF1440.R37 2016

Margaret V. Sachs,  Donna M. Nagy, and Gerald J. Russello. Securities litigation and enforcement in a nutshell. West Academic Publishing, 2016.

KF1439.S33 2016

Trusts and Wills

Mary Randolph. The executor's guide: settling a loved one's estate or trust. Seventh edition. Nolo, 2016.

KF778.Z9R36 2016


New Government Documents List

 

A fresh look at the impact of the medical device tax on jobs, innovation, and patients. Hearing before the Subcommittee on Health Care of the Committee on Finance, United States Senate, One Hundred Fourteenth Congress, first session, April 23, 2015.

KF26.F55382 2015

A pathway to improving care for Medicare patients with chronic conditions. Hearing before the Committee on Finance, United States Senate, One Hundred Fourteenth Congress, first session, May 14, 2015.

KF26.F5 2015j

A renewed commitment to protecting the Chesapeake Bay. Reauthorizing the Chesapeake Bay Program : hearing before the Subcommittee on Water and Wildlife of the Committee on Environment and Public Works, United States Senate, One Hundred Eleventh Congress, first session, August 3, 2009.

KF26.E682 2009d

Another surge of illegal immigrants along the southwest border: is this the Obama administration's new normal? Hearing before the Subcommittee on Immigration and Border Security of the Committee on the Judiciary, House of Representatives, One Hundred Fourteenth Congress, second session, February 4, 2016.

KF27.J863 2016

Breaking down barriers to broadband infrastructure deployment. Hearing before the Subcommittee on Communications and Technology of the Committee on Energy and Commerce, House of Representatives, One Hundred Fourteenth Congress, first session, October 28, 2015.

KF27.E5522 2015f

Business meeting. Meeting before the Committee on Environment and Public Works, United States Senate, One Hundred Fourteenth Congress, first session, January 21, 2015.

KF26.E6 2015x

Congress and U.S. tariff policy. Hearings before the Committee on Finance, United States Senate, One Hundred Fourteenth Congress, first session, April 16 and April 21, 2015.

KF26.F5 2015i

Creating a more efficient and level playing field: audit and appeals issues in Medicare. Hearing before the Committee on Finance, United States Senate, One Hundred Fourteenth Congress, first session, April 28, 2015.

KF26.F5 2016a

Economic opportunities for agriculture, forestry communities, and others in reducing global warming pollution. Hearing before the Committee on Environment and Public Works, United States Senate, One Hundred Eleventh Congress, first session, July 14, 2009.

KF26.E6 2009w

Examining H.R. 2017, the Common Sense Nutrition Disclosure Act of 2015. Hearing before the Subcommittee on Health of the Committee on Energy and Commerce, House of Representatives, One Hundred Fourteenth Congress, first session, June 4, 2015.

KF27.E553 2015i

Is the Investor Visa Program an underperforming asset? Hearing before the Committee on the Judiciary, House of Representatives, One Hundred Fourteenth Congress, second session, February 11, 2016.

KF27.J8 2016

More than 1,000 preventable deaths a day is too many: the need to improve patient safety. 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 the need to improve patient safety and reduce preventable deaths, July 17, 2014.

KF26.L277 2014a

Nominations of Anne Elizabeth Wall, Brodi L. Fontenot, and Rafael J. López. Hearing before the Committee on Finance, United States Senate, One Hundred Fourteenth Congress, first session, on the nominations of Anne Elizabeth Wall, to be Deputy Under Secretary, Department of the Treasury  Brodi L. Fontenot, to be Chief Financial Officer, Department of the Treasury  and Rafael J. López, to be commissioner, Administration on Children, Youth, and Families, Department of Health and Human Services, April 23, 2015.

KF26.F5 2016k

Promoting Automotive Repair, Trade, and Sales (PARTS) Act of 2015. Hearing before the Subcommittee on Courts, Intellectual Property, and the Internet of the Committee on the Judiciary, House of Representatives, One Hundred Fourteenth Congress, second session, on H.R. 1057,  February 2, 2016.

KF27.J85694 2016

Protecting taxpayers from schemes and scams during the 2015 tax filing season. Hearing before the Committee on Finance, United States Senate, One Hundred Fourteenth Congress, first session, March 12, 2015.

KF26.F5 2016n

The future of U.S.-Taiwan relations. Hearing before the Subcommittee on Asia and the Pacific of the Committee on Foreign Affairs, House of Representatives, One Hundred Fourteenth Congress, second session, February 11, 2016.

KF27.F638 2015p

The U.S. response to North Korea's nuclear provocations. Hearing before the Subcommittee on Asia and the Pacific of the Committee on Foreign Affairs, House of Representatives, One Hundred Fourteenth Congress, second session, January 13, 2016.

KF27.F638 2016b

Women fighting for peace: lessons for today's conflicts. Hearing before the Committee on Foreign Affairs, House of Representatives, One Hundred Fourteenth Congress, second session, March 22, 2016.

KF27.F6 2016f