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New Titles List for the Week of August 16, 2015

                                                                                                                          

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Featured Resource List

 

 

Lupe S. Salinas. U.S. Latinos and criminal injustice. Michigan State University Press, 2015.

KF4757.5.L38S35 2015

 

This book examines issues affecting Latinos in the criminal justice system. Topics covered include racial profiling, prisoner abuse, and the use of deadly force against immigrants. The author also discusses the concerns of defendants with limited English proficiency who must rely on interpreters in the courtroom. 

 

 

 

 

Shoba Sivaprasad Wadhia. Beyond deportation: the role of prosecutorial discretion in immigration cases. New York University Press, 2015.

KF4842.W33 2015

 

Prosecutorial discretion plays an important role in immigration enforcement. It allows prosecutors to conserve resources, prioritize cases involving the truly dangerous, and bring a measure of compassion to the process. This book, the first of its kind, provides a comprehensive treatment of the history and theory of prosecutorial discretion in immigration cases.


New Titles List

Asylum Law

African asylum at a crossroads: activism, expert testimony, and refugee rights. Iris Berger Tricia Redeker Hepner, Benjamin N. Lawrance, Joanna T. Tague, and Meredith Terretta, eds. Ohio University Press, 2015.

KQC567.A347 2015

Australian Law

Pamela Hanrahan, Ian Ramsay, and Geof Stapledon. Commercial applications of company law. 16th edition. CCH Australia, 2015.

KU956.H36 2015

Class Actions

John C. Coffee, Jr. Entrepreneurial litigation: its rise, fall, and future. Harvard University Press, 2015.

KF8896.C64 2015

Constitutional Law

James E. Fleming. Fidelity to our imperfect Constitution: for moral readings and against originalisms. Oxford University Press, 2015.

KF4550.F577 2015

Joseph F. Zimmerman. Unifying the nation: Article IV of the United States Constitution. State University of New York Press, 2015.

KF4605.Z56 2015

Elder Law

Judith D. Grimaldi and Joanne Seminara with Pierre A. Lehu. 5@55: the 5 essential legal documents you need by age 55. Quill Driver Books, 2015.

KF750.Z9G75 2015

Carolyn L. Rosenblatt. Working with aging clients: a guide for legal, business, and financial professionals. American Bar Association, 2015.

KF390.A4R67 2015

Foreign Investments

Jeswald W. Salacuse. The law of investment treaties. Second edition. Oxford University Press, 2015.

K3830.S25 2015

Information Law

Onnig H. Dombalagian. Chasing the tape: information law and policy in capital markets. The MIT Press, 2015.

KF1070.D66 2015

International Energy Transactions

Carol A. Dahl. International energy markets: understanding pricing, policies, and profits. Second edition. PennWell Corporation, 2014.

HD9502.A2D335 2014

Judicial Process

Chris W. Bonneau and Damon M. Cann. Voters' verdicts: citizens, campaigns, and institutions in state supreme court elections. University of Virginia Press, 2015.

KF8776.B665 2015

Susan B. Haire and Laura P. Moyer. Diversity matters: judicial policy making in the U.S. Courts of Appeals. University of Virginia Press, 2015.

KF8775.H35 2015

Reagan W. Simpson and Mary R. Vasaly. The amicus brief: answering the ten most important questions about amicus practice. Fourth edition. American Bar Association, 2015.

KF8748.S536 2015

Jurisprudence

Law and lies: deception and truth-telling in the American legal system. Austin Sarat, ed. Cambridge University Press, 2015.

KF1271.L39 2015

Juvenile Law

Juvenile justice in global perspective. Franklin E. Zimring, Máximo Langer, and David S. Tanenhaus, eds. New York University Press, 2015.

K5575.J86 2015

A new juvenile justice system: total reform for a broken system. Nancy E. Dowd, ed. New York University Press, 2015.

KF9779.N49 2015

Law and Religion

Kathleen A. Brady. The distinctiveness of religion in American law: rethinking religious clause jurisprudence. Cambridge University Press, 2015.

KF4783.B73 2015

Legal History

Robert M. Pallitto. In the shadow of the great charter: common law constitutionalism and the Magna Carta. University Press of Kansas, 2015.

KF4749.P35 2015

Legal Profession

Deborah L. Rhode. The trouble with lawyers. Oxford University Press, 2015.

KF297.R484 2015

National Security

Robert Diab. The harbinger theory: how the post-9/11 emergency became permanent and the case for reform. Oxford University Press, 2015.

K5256.D53 2015

Race and the Law

Sora Y. Han. Letters of the law: race and the fantasy of colorblindness in American law. Stanford Law Books, 2015.

KF4755.H355 2015

Separation of Powers

Saikrishna Bangalore Prakash. Imperial from the beginning: the constitution of the original executive. Yale University Press, 2015.

KF5053.P725 2015

Torts

Stephen Daniels and Joanne Martin. Tort reform, plaintiffs' lawyers, and access to justice. University Press of Kansas, 2015.

KFT1395.D36 2015

Women and the Law

Marketing success: how did she do that? Women lawyers show you how to move beyond tips to implementation. Dee A. Schiavelli and Afi S. Johnson-Parris, eds. American Bar Association, 2015.

KF316.5.M379 2015


New Government Documents List

 

Cuba: assessing the administration's sudden shift. Hearing before the Committee on Foreign Affairs, House of Representatives, One Hundred Fourteenth Congress, first session, February 4, 2015.

KF27.F6 2015b

EPA's Clean Air Interstate Rule (CAIR): recent court decision and its implications. 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 29, 2008.

KF26.E623 2008b

H.R. 3670, the Anti-Spoofing Act of 2013  H.R. -------, the LPTV and Translator Act of 2014  and H.R. -------, the E-LABEL Act. Hearing before the Subcommittee on Communications and Technology of the Committee on Energy and Commerce, House of Representatives, One Hundred Thirteenth Congress, second session, July 24, 2014.

KF27.E5522 2014a

Hearing on the nomination of Regina McCarthy to be Assistant Administrator, Office of Air and Radiation, of the Environmental Protection Agency. Hearing before the Committee on Environment and Public Works, United States Senate, One Hundred Eleventh Congress, first session, April 2, 2009.

KF26.E6 2009e

Improving college affordability: a view from the states. Hearing of the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions, United States Senate, One Hundred Twelfth Congress, second session, on examining improving college affordability, focusing on a view from the states, September 13, 2012.

KF26.L27 2012z

Oversight on EPA's children's health protection efforts. Hearing before the Committee on Environment and Public Works, United States Senate, One Hundred Tenth Congress, second session, September 16, 2008.

KF26.E6 2008u

Puerto Rico Chapter 9 Uniformity Act of 2015. Hearing before the Subcommittee on Regulatory Reform, Commercial and Antitrust Law of the Committee on the Judiciary, House of Representatives, One Hundred Fourteenth Congress, first session, on H.R. 870,  February 26, 2015.

KF27.J874 2015b

Security of HealthCare.gov. Hearing before the Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations of the Committee on Energy and Commerce, House of Representatives, One Hundred Thirteenth Congress, first session, November 19, 2013.

KF27.E5546 2013q

Setting fiscal priorities. Hearing before the Subcommittee on Health of the Committee on Energy and Commerce, House of Representatives, One Hundred Thirteenth Congress, second session, December 9, 2014.

KF27.E553 2014o

The growing strategic threat of ISIS. Hearing before the Committee on Foreign Affairs, House of Representatives, One Hundred Fourteenth Congress, first session, February 12, 2015.

KF27.F6 2015d

The RAPID Act, the Sunshine for Regulatory Decrees and Settlements Act of 2015, and the SCRUB Act of 2015. Hearing before the Subcommittee on Regulatory Reform, Commercial and Antitrust Law of the Committee on the Judiciary, House of Representatives, One Hundred Fourteenth Congress, first session, on H.R. 348. H.R. 712, and H.R. 1155,  March 2, 2015.

KF27.J874 2015a

The shame of Iranian human rights. Joint hearing before the Subcommittee on Africa, Global Health, Global Human Rights, and International Organizations and the Subcommittee on the Middle East and North Africa of the Committee on Foreign Affairs, House of Representatives, One Hundred Fourteenth Congress, first session, February 26, 2015.

KF27.F632 2015b