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New Titles List for the Week of August 13, 2017
                                                                                                                          
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List of Subjects

  • Featured Resource List
  • Appellate Advocacy
  • Arbitration
  • Constitutional Law
  • Human Rights
  • International Law
  • Legal Education
  • Tax Law
  • Trusts and Wills
  • Government Documents

Featured Resource List

 

corp

 

Corporations and other business associations, statutes, rules, and forms. Douglas K. Moll, ed. West Academic Publishing, 2017.

This statutory supplement, authored by Professor Doug Moll, is a collection of statutes, rules, and forms which can be used with casebooks and other teaching materials in both introductory and advanced courses related to business organizations. KF1401.B39 2017

 

 

 

 

supreme

 

 

Richard Davis. Supreme democracy: the end of elitism in Supreme Court nominations. Oxford University Press, 2017. KF8742.D39 2017

In Supreme Democracy: The End of Elitism in the Supreme Court Nominations, Richard Davis traces the history of nominations from the early republic to the present. He examines the component parts of the nomination process one by one: the presidential nomination stage, the confirmation management process, the role of the Senate Judiciary Committee, and the increasing involvement over time of interest groups, the news media, and public opinion. 


New Titles List

Appellate Advocacy

Gregory A. Castanias, Robert H. Klonoff. Federal appellate practice and procedure in a nutshell. West Academic Publishing, 2017.

KF9050.Z9F43 2017

Arbitration

Stephen J. Ware, Ariana R. Levinson. Principles of arbitration law. West Academic Publishing 2017. 

KF9085.W36 2017

Constitutional Law

Earl M. Maltz. The coming of the Nixon court: the 1972 term and the transformation of constitutional law, University Press of Kansas, 2016.

KF8742.M2627 2016

Human Rights

Thomas Buergenthal, Dinah Shelton, David P. Stewart, Carlos M. Vázquez. International human rights in a nutshell. 5th ed. West Academic Publishing, 2017.

K3240.4.B84 2017

International Law

Clifford J. Carrubba, Matthew J. Gabel. International courts and the performance of international agreements: a general theory with evidence from the European Union. 2d ed. West Academic Publishing, 2017.

KZ6250.C37 2017

Legal Education

Ann M. Burkhart, Robert A. Stein. Law school success in a nutshell: a guide to studying law and taking law school exams. West Academic Publishing, 2017.

KF283.B87 2017

Tax Law

Grayson M.P. McCouch. Federal income taxation of estates, trusts, and beneficiaries in a nutshell. West Academic Publishing, 2017.

KF6584.M43 2017

Trusts and Wills

William M. McGovern, Sheldon F. Kurtz, David M. English, Thomas P. Gallanis. Wills, trusts, and estates: including taxation and future interests. 5th ed., West Academic Publishing, 2017.

KF755.M34 2017


New Government Documents List

Oversight hearing: the Nuclear Regulatory Commission's preliminary results of the Nuclear Safety Review in the United States following the emergency at the Fukushima Daiichi power plant in Japan : joint hearing before the Committee on Environment and Public Works, United States Senate and the Subcommittee on Clean Air and Nuclear Safety, One Hundred Twelfth Congress, first session, June 16, 2011.

KF26.E6 2011n

Examining the use of agency regulatory guidance: hearing before the Subcommittee on Regulatory Affairs and Federal Management of the Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs, United States Senate, One Hundred Fourteenth Congress, first session, September 23, 2015.

KF26.H6365 2015f

Access to justice : ensuring equal pay with the Paycheck Fairness Act: hearing of the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions, United States Senate, One Hundred Thirteenth Congress, second session, on examining S. 84, to amend the Fair Labor Standards Act of 1938 to provide more effective remedies to victims of discrimination in the payment of wages on the basis of sex, April 1, 2014.

KF26.L27 2014w

Federal, state, and local agreements and associated benefits for spent nuclear fuel disposal: hearing before the Subcommittee on Environment and the Economy of the Committee on Energy and Commerce, House of Representatives, One Hundred Fourteenth Congress, second session, July 7, 2016.

KF27.E55273 2016b

Ensuring agency compliance with the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) : hearing before the Committee on Oversight and Government Reform, House of Representatives, One Hundred Fourteenth Congress, first session, June 3, 2015.

KF27.O94 2015w

Federal student aid : performance-based organization review : joint hearing before the Subcommittee on Government Operations of the Committee on Oversight and Government Reform and the Subcommittee on Higher Education on Workforce Training of the Committee on Education and the Workforce, House of Representatives, One Hundred Fourteenth Congress, first session, November 18, 2015.

KF27.O9432 2015h

The well control rule and other regulations related to offshore oil and gas production : hearing before the Committee on Energy and Natural Resources, United States Senate, One Hundred Fourteenth Congress, first session, December 1, 2015.

KF26.E55 2015x

Oversight of the Urban Area Security Initiative grant program : joint hearing before the Subcommittee on Transportation and Public Assets and the Subcommittee on National Security of the Committee on Oversight and Government Reform, House of Representatives, One Hundred Fourteenth Congress, second session, July 15, 2016.

KF27.O949 2016c

Midterm review and update on the corporate average fuel economy program and greenhouse gas emissions standards for motor vehicles : joint hearing before the Subcommittee on Commerce, Manufacturing, and Trade and the Subcommittee on Energy and Power of the Committee on Energy and Commerce, House of Representatives, One Hundred Fourteenth Congress, second session, September 22, 2016.

KF27.E5514 2016f

Reauthorization of and potential reforms to the Land and Water Conservation Fund (LWCF) : hearing before the Committee on Energy and Natural Resources, United States Senate, One Hundred Fourteenth Congress, first session, April 22, 2015.

KF26.E55 2016c

Pending nominations of Sarri, Kimball, Kendall, Wassmer, Murray and Kotek : hearing before the Committee on Energy and Natural Resources, United States Senate, One Hundred Fourteenth Congress, first session, on the nominations of Kristen Joan Sarri, to be an Assistant Secretary of the Interior (Policy, Management and Budget)  Dr. Suzette M. Kimball, to be director of the United States Geological Survey  Mary L. Kendall, to be Inspector General at the Department of the Interior  Victoria Marie Baecher Wassmer, to be Under Secretary of Energy  Dr. Cherry Ann Murray, to be director of the Office of Science at the Department of Energy  and John Francis Kotek, to be an Assistant Secretary of Energy (Nuclear Energy), October 20, 2015.

KF26.E55 2015w

The Bureau of Land Management's planning 2.0 initiative : hearing before the Subcommittee on Public Lands, Forest, and Mining of the Committee on Energy and Natural Resources, United States Senate, One Hundred Fourteenth Congress, second session, June 21, 2016.

KF26.E5582 2016

Pending water and power legislation : hearing before the Subcommittee on Water and Power of the Committee on Energy and Natural Resources, United States Senate, One Hundred Fourteenth Congress, first session, on S. 593, S. 982, S. 1291. S. 1305, S. 1365, S. 1533, S. 1552, June 18, 2015.

KF26.E559 2015

Bioresearch labs and inactivation of dangerous pathogens : hearing before the Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations of the Committee on Energy and Commerce, House of Representatives, One Hundred Fourteenth Congress, second session, September 27, 2016.

KF27.E5546 2016h

Census 2020 : examining the readiness of key aspects of the Census Bureau's 2020 census preparation : hearing before the Committee on Oversight and Government Reform, House of Representatives, One Hundred Fourteenth Congress, second session, June 9, 2016.

KF27.O94 2016s

Why are some generic drugs skyrocketing in price? : 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 pricing of generic drugs, November 20, 2014.

KF26.L277 2014c

Issues facing U.S.-affiliated islands as reported by the U.S. Government Accountability Office and consideration of two measures related to U.S.-affiliated islands: S. 2360, the Omnibus Territories Act of 2015, and S. 2610, a bill to approve an agreement between the United States and the Republic of Palau : hearing before the Committee on Energy and Natural Resources, United States Senate, One Hundred Fourteenth Congress, second session, April 5, 2016.

KF26.E55 2016a

Examining the impacts of the federal African elephant ivory ban and related state laws : field hearing before the Subcommittee on Fisheries, Water, and Wildlife of the Committee on Environment and Public Works, United States Senate, One Hundred Fourteenth Congress, second session, October 20, 2016.

KF26.E648 2016f

Review of the new London embassy project : hearing before the Committee on Oversight and Government Reform, House of Representatives, One Hundred Fourteenth Congress, first session, December 8, 2015.

KF27.O94 2015z

Iran's power projection capability : hearing before the Subcommittee on National Security of the Committee on Oversight and Government Reform, House of Representatives, One Hundred Fourteenth Congress, first session, November 5, 2015.

KF27.O945 2015i

Concussions in youth sports : evaluating prevention and research : hearing before the Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations of the Committee on Energy and Commerce, House of Representatives, One Hundred Fourteenth Congress, second session, May 13, 2016.

KF27.E5546 2016k

Cybersecurity : what the federal government can learn from the private sector : joint hearing before the Subcommittee on Research and Technology & Subcommittee on Oversight, Committee on Science, Space, and Technology, House of Representatives, One Hundred Fourteenth Congress, first session, January 8, 2016.

KF27.S3985 2016a

Pressuring North Korea: evaluating options : hearing before the Subcommittee on Asia and the Pacific of the Committee on Foreign Affairs, House of Representatives, One Hundred Fifteenth Congress, first session, March 21, 2017.

KF27.F638 2017a

Venezuela's tragic meltdown : hearing before the Subcommittee on the Western Hemisphere of the Committee on Foreign Affairs, House of Representatives, One Hundred Fifteenth Congress, first session, March 28, 2017.

KF27.F6492 2017

An overview of the budget proposal for the National Aeronautics and Space Administration for fiscal year 2017 : hearing before the Subcommittee on Space, Committee on Science, Space, and Technology, House of Representatives, One Hundred Fourteenth Congress, second session, March 17, 2016.

KF27.S3995 2016b

Step or stumble : the Obama administraion's pivot to Asia : hearing before the Subcommittee on Asia and the Pacific of the Committee on Foreign Affairs, House of Representatives, One Hundred Fourteenth Congress, second session, December 6, 2016.

KF27.F638 2016o

The Clean Air Act and public health : hearing before the Committee on Environment and Public Works, United States Senate, One Hundred Twelfth Congress, first session, June 15, 2011.

KF26.E6 2011o