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New Titles List for the Week of May 29, 2016

                                                                                                                          

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Featured Resource List

 

 

William P. Streng. Estate planning. John Wiley & Sons, 2016.

KF6572.S757 2016

 

Professor Streng’s new book is a comprehensive and accessible guide to estate, gift, and trust planning concepts, including lifetime asset transfers, generation-skipping transfers, special business planning situations, post-mortem estate planning, and the fundamentals of the federal transfer tax and income tax system.

 

 

 

 

 

Latinos and criminal justice: an encyclopedia. José Luis Morín, ed. Greenwood, 2016.

KF4800.L38 2016

 

This book covers an array of topics related to the Latino experience of criminal justice in the United States, including police misconduct, incarceration, the war on drugs, border crime, and racial profiling. Dean Baynes has contributed an entry on “Underrepresentation of Latinas/os in the Legal Profession.”

 

 


New Titles List

Appellate Advocacy

Myron Moskovitz. Winning an appeal: insights from an advocate who wins. Fifth edition. Carolina Academic Press, 2016.

KF9050.M63 2016

Chinese Law

Chuan Feng, Leyton P. Nelson, and Thomas W. Simon. China's changing legal system: lawyers & judges on civil & criminal law. Palgrave Macmillan, 2016.

KNQ1572.F459 2016

Conflict of Laws

Symeon C. Symeonides. Choice of law. Oxford University Press, 2016.

KF411.S965 2016

Constitutional Law

John R. Vile. Conventional wisdom: the alternate Article V mechanism for proposing amendments to the U.S. Constitution. The University of Georgia Press, 2016.

KF4555.V565 2016

Consumer Law

Consumer action handbook 2016. U.S. General Services Administration, Federal Citizen Information Center, 2016.

HC110.C63C652 2016

Environmental Law and Policy

Lowell E. Baier. Inside the Equal Access to Justice Act: environmental litigation and the crippling battle over America's lands, endangered species, and critical habitats. Rowman & Littlefield, 2016.

KF8925.E5B35 2016

The Oxford handbook of international climate change law. Cinnamon P. Carlarne, Kevin R. Gray, and Richard G. Tarasofsky, eds. Oxford University Press, 2016.

K3585.5.O94 2016

Family Law

International issues in family law: the 1996 Hague Convention on the Protection of Children and Brussels IIa. Henry Setright, David Williams, Ian Curry-Sumner, Michael Gration, and Maria Wright. Jordan Publishing, 2015.

K670.S48 2015

Federal Courts

Peter Charles Hoffer, Williamjames Hull Hoffer, and N. E. H. Hull. The federal courts: an essential history. Oxford University Press, 2016.

KF8719.H64 2016

International Law

Yuval Shany. Questions of jurisdiction and admissibility before international courts. Cambridge University Press, 2016.

KZ6265.S524 2016

A. Mark Weisburd. Failings of the International Court of Justice. Oxford University Press, 2016.

KZ6275.W447 2016

The interpretation of international law by domestic courts: uniformity, diversity, convergence. Helmut Philipp Aust and Georg Nolte, eds. Oxford University Press, 2016.

K7040.I585 2016

Judicial Process

Charles Gardner Geyh. Courting peril: the political transformation of the American judiciary. Oxford University Press, 2016.

KF5130.G488 2016

Law and Religion

Kent Greenawalt. Exemptions: necessary, justified, or misguided? Harvard University Press, 2016.

KF4783.G739 2016

Anna Su. Exporting freedom: religious liberty and American power. Harvard University Press, 2016.

KF4783.S8 2016

Law and Social Science

Vicki Lens. Poor justice: how the poor fare in the courts. Oxford University Press, 2016.

KF390.5.P6L46 2016

Beyond elite law: access to civil justice in America. Samuel Estreicher and Joy Radice, eds. Cambridge University Press, 2016.

KF336.B49 2016

Legal Education

Suzanne Darrow-Kleinhaus. The bar exam in a nutshell. Third edition. West Academic Publishing, 2016.

KF303.D37 2016

Legal Reference

Steven H. Gifis. Dictionary of legal terms: definitions and explanations for non-lawyers. Fifth edition. Barron's Educational Series, 2016.

KF156.G53 2016

Patent Law

Richard Stim and David Pressman. Patent pending in 24 hours. Seventh edition. Nolo, 2016.

KF3120.Z9S75 2016


New Government Documents List

 

After San Bernardino: the future of ISIS-inspired attacks. Hearing before the Subcommittee on Terrorism, Nonproliferation, and Trade of the Committee on Foreign Affairs, House of Representatives, One Hundred Fourteenth Congress, second session, February 10, 2016.

KF27.F6489 2016a

Challenges at the border. Hearing before the Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs, United States Senate, One Hundred Thirteenth Congress, second session.

KF26.H63 2014y

Climate change: the need to act now. Hearing before the Subcommittee on Clean Air and Nuclear Safety of the Committee on Environment and Public Works, United States Senate, One Hundred Thirteenth Congress, second session, June 18, 2014.

KF26.E623 2014a

Counterterrorism Screening and Assistance Act of 2015 Iran Terror Finance Transparency Act and End Neglected Tropical Diseases Act. Hearing before the Committee on Foreign Affairs, House of Representatives, One Hundred Fourteenth Congress, second session on H.R. 4314, H.R. 3662 and H.R. 1797, January 7, 2016.

KF27.F6 2016

EPA's CO2 regulations for new and existing power plants: legal perspectives. Hearing before the Subcommittee on Energy and Power of the Committee on Energy and Commerce, House of Representatives, One Hundred Fourteenth Congress, first session, October 22, 2015.

KF27.E5524 2015j

Examining continuing allegations of discrimination and retaliation at the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau. Hearing before the Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigation of the Committee on Financial Services, U.S. House of Representatives, One Hundred Fourteenth Congress, first session, June 25, 2015.

KF27.B54428 2015c

Examining legislative proposals to preserve consumer choice and financial independence. Hearing before the Subcommittee on Financial Institutions and Consumer Credit of the Committee on Financial Services, U.S. House of Representatives, One Hundred Fifteenth Congress, first session, June 11, 2015.

KF27.B5364 2015c

Iran's Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps: fueling Middle East turmoil. Hearing before the Committee on Foreign Affairs, House of Representatives, One Hundred Fourteenth Congress, first session, December 2, 2015.

KF27.F6 2015zf

Keeping the promise: how better managing Medicare can protect seniors' benefits and save them money. Hearing before the Subcommittee on Health of the Committee on Energy and Commerce, House of Representatives, One Hundred Thirteenth Congress, second session, March 4, 2014.

KF27.E553 2014v

Medicaid at 50: strengthening and sustaining the program. Hearing before the Subcommittee on Energy and Commerce, House of Representatives, One Hundred Fourteenth Congress, first session, July 8, 2015.

KF27.E553 2015f

NRC's implementation of the Fukushima Near-Term Task Force recommendations and other actions to enhance and maintain nuclear safety. Hearing before the Committee on Environment and Public Works, United States Senate, One Hundred Thirteenth Congress, second session, June 4, 2014.

KF26.E6 2014j

Oversight of regulatory impacts analyses for U.S. Environmental Protection Agency regulations. Hearing before the Subcommittee on Superfund, Waste Management, and Regulatory Oversight of the Committee on Environment and Public Works, United States Senate, One Hundred Fourteenth Congress, first session, October 21, 2015.

KF26.E6775 2015b

Protecting affordable coverage for employees. Hearing before the Subcommittee on Health of the Committee on Energy and Commerce, House of Representatives, One Hundred Fourteenth Congress, first session, September 9, 2015.

KF27.E553 2015g

Within our reach: a national strategy to eliminate child abuse and neglect fatalities. Commission to Eliminate Child Abuse and Neglect Fatalities.

HV741.U5225 2016