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New Titles List for the Week of February 12, 2017

                                                                                                                          

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

 

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Featured Resource List

 

 

Nathan B. Oman. The dignity of commerce: markets and the moral foundations of contract law. The University of Chicago Press, 2016.

K840.O57 2016

 

Beginning with an analysis of the social and economic implications of Shakespeare’s The Merchant of Venice, Oman proposes a theory of contracts based on the premise that “well-functioning markets are morally desirable, and contract law should be organized to support such markets.”

 

 

 

 

 

Facing the past: amending historical injustices through instruments of transitional justice. Peter Malcontent, ed. Intersentia, 2016.

KZ6785.F33 2016

 

The essays in this book examine the legal and political tools that societies use to address historical injustices. Topics covered include international criminal tribunals, truth commissions, official apologies, financial compensation, and the role of education in historical justice.


New Titles List

Copyright

Mary LaFrance. Copyright law in a nutshell. Third edition. West Academic Publishing, 2017.

KF2994.L34 2017

E-Discovery

Texas perspectives on e-discovery. State Bar of Texas, 2013.

KFT1737.T49 2013

Energy Law and Policy

Sharing the costs and benefits of energy and resource activity: legal change and impact on communities. Lila Barrera-Hernández, Barry Barton, Lee Godden, Alastair Lucas, and Anita Rønne, eds. Oxford University Press, 2016.

K3585.S457 2016

Family Law

Guardianship alternatives. Sarah Patel Pacheco, author committee chair. State Bar of Texas, 2016.

KFT1306.G83 2016

Immigration Law

Norton Tooby, Joseph Justin Rollin, and Jennifer Foster. Tooby's crimes of moral turpitude: the complete guide. Third edition. Law Offices of Norton Tooby, 2008.

KF4819.T66 2008

International Business Transactions

Principles of international business transactions. Fourth edition. Ralph H. Folsom, Michael Wallace Gordon, Michael P. Van Alstine, and Michael D. Ramsey. West Academic Publishing, 2017.

KF1976.F652 2017

Jury Practice

Texas pattern jury charges: business, consumer, employment. Prepared by the Committee on Pattern Jury Charges of the State Bar of Texas. State Bar of Texas, 2016.

KFT1742.6.A65B87 2016

Texas pattern jury charges: general negligence, intentional personal torts. Prepared by the Committee on Pattern Jury Charges of the State Bar of Texas. State Bar of Texas, 2016.

KFT1742.6.A65G46 2016

Texas pattern jury charges: malpractice, premises, products. Prepared by the Committee on Pattern Jury Charges of the State Bar of Texas. State Bar of Texas, 2016

KFT1742.6.A65M35 2016

Legal History

Nicholas R. Parrillo. Against the profit motive: the salary revolution in American government, 1780-1940. Yale University Press, 2013.

JK776.P37 2013

Legal Profession

Opening (or running) your first general practice office course. Chad Baruch and Steve Bolden II, course directors. State Bar of Texas, 2016.

KFT1281.O46 2016

Maritime Law

Lewis M. Alexander. Navigational restrictions within the new LOS context: geographical implications for the United States. Brill Nijhoff, 2017.

KZA1146.U6A54 2017

Professional Responsibility

The law and ethics of lawyering. Fifth edition. Geoffrey C. Hazard, Jr., Susan P. Koniak, Roger C. Cramton, George M. Cohen, and W. Bradley Wendel. Foundation Press, 2010.

KF306.H39 2010

Property

Joseph William Singer. Property. Wolters Kluwer, 2014.

KF570.Z9S56 2014


New Government Documents List

 

2020 census: challenges facing the Bureau for a modern, cost-effective survey. Hearing before the Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs, United States Senate, One Hundred Fourteenth Congress, first session April 20, 2015.

KF26.H63 2015o

A national framework for the review and labeling of biotechnology in food. Hearing before the Subcommittee on Health of the Committee on Energy and Commerce, House of Representatives, One Hundred Fourteenth Congress, first session, June 18, 2015.

KF27.E553 2015x

Advancing U.S. interests: examining the President's FY 2017 budget proposal for Afghanistan and Pakistan. Hearing before the Subcommittee on the Middle East and North Africa and the Subcommittee on Asia and the Pacific of the Committee on Foreign Affairs, House of Representatives, One Hundred Fourteenth Congress, second session, April 27, 2016.

KF27.F64826 2016j

Current science on public exposures to toxic chemicals. Hearing before the Subcommittee on Superfund, Toxics and Environmental Health, of the Committee on Environment and Public Works, United States Senate, One Hundred Eleventh Congress, second session, February 4, 2010.

KF26.E6773 2010

Department of state operations authorization and embassy security act, fiscal year 2016. Markup before the Committee on Foreign Affairs, House of Representatives, One Hundred Fourteenth Congress, second session on, May 26, 2016.

KF27.F6 2016k

Dodd-Frank five years later: what have we learned from conflict minerals reporting? Hearing before the Subcommittee on Monetary Policy and Trade of the Committee on Financial Services, U.S. House of Representatives, One Hundred Fourteenth Congress, first session, November 17, 2015.

KF27.B56 2015f

Educating for the 21st century: bringing today's classrooms into the digital age. Field hearing of the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions, United States Senate, One Hundred Thirteenth Congress, first session on examining educating for the 21st century, focusing on bringing today's classrooms into the digital age. November 22, 2013 (Charlotte, NC).

KF26.L27 2013z

Energy accountability and reform legislation. Hearings before the Committee on Energy and Natural Resources, United States Senate, One Hundred Fourteenth Congress, first session, June 9, 2015.

KF26.E55 2015s

Examining due process in administrative hearings. 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, second session, May 12, 2016.

KF26.H6365 2016c

Examining federal improper payments and errors in the death master file. Hearing before the Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs, United States Senate, One Hundred Fourteenth Congress, first session March 16, 2015.

KF26.H63 2015g

Examining potential ways to improve the Medicare program. Hearing before the Subcommittee on Health of the Committee on Energy and Commerce, House of Representatives, One Hundred Fourteenth Congress, first session, October 1, 2015.

KF27.E553 2015v

Executive overreach in regulatory enforcement and infrastructure. Hearing before the Executive Overreach Task Force of the Committee on the Judiciary, House of Representatives, One Hundred Fourteenth Congress, second session, July 12, 2016.

KF27.J8624 2016e

Federal real property reform: how cutting red tape and better management could achieve billions in savings. Hearing before the Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs, United States Senate, One Hundred Fourteenth Congress, first session June 16, 2015.

KF26.H63 2015q

Federal, state and local partnerships to accelerate transportation benefits. Hearing before the Committee on Environment and Public Works, United States Senate, One Hundred Eleventh Congress, second session, March 11, 2010.

KF26.E6 2010d

Hearing on the Government Accountability Office's investigation of EPA's efforts to protect children's health. Hearing before the Committee on Environment and Public Works, United States Senate, One Hundred Eleventh Congress, second session, March 17, 2010.

KF26.E6 2010e

Hope deferred: securing enforcement of the Goldman act to return abducted American children. Hearing before the Subcommittee on Africa, Global Health, Global Human Rights, and International Organizations of the Committee on Foreign Affairs, House of Representatives, One Hundred Fourteenth Congress, second session, July 14, 2016.

KF27.F632 2016r

IRS challenges in implementing the Affordable Care Act. Hearing before the Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs, United States Senate, One Hundred Fourteenth Congress, first session April 15, 2015.

KF26.H63 2015k

Lifting the crude oil export ban. Hearing before the Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs, United States Senate, One Hundred Fourteenth Congress, first session, on examining the possibility of lifting the crude oil export ban, July 28, 2015.

KF26.B39 2015j

Mobility and congestion in urban and rural America. Hearing before the Committee on Environment and Public Works, United States Senate, One Hundred Eleventh Congress, second session, March 18, 2010.

KF26.E6 2010f

New Orleans: ten years after the storm: Field hearing before the Subcommittee on Housing and Insurance of the Committee on Financial Services, U.S. House of Representatives, One Hundred Fourteenth Congress, first session, November 6, 2015.

KF27.B54674 2015h

Nicaragua's democratic collapse. Hearing before the Subcommittee on the Western Hemisphere of the Committee on Foreign Affairs, House of Representatives, One Hundred Fourteenth Congress, second session, September 15, 2016.

KF27.F6492 2016f

Nominations of Hon. Carol Waller Pope, Robert A. Salerno and Darlene M. Soltys. Hearing before the Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs, United States Senate, One Hundred Fourteenth Congress, first session: nominations of Hon. Carol Waller Pope, to be a Member, Federal Labor Relations Authority, Robert A. Salerno and Darlene M. Soltys to be Associate Judges, D.C. Superior Court, December 3, 2015.

KF26.H63 2015f

Nominations of Mary Katherine Wakefield, Andrew LaMont Eanes, Elizabeth Ann Copeland, and Vik Edwin Stoll. Hearing before the Committee on Finance, United States Senate, One Hundred Fourteenth Congress, second session, on the nominations of Mary Katherine Wakefield, to be deputy secretary, Department of Health and Human Services Andrew LaMont Eanes, to be deputy commissioner, Social Security Administration Elizabeth Ann Copeland, to be a judge of the United States Tax Court and Vik Edwin Stoll, to be a judge of the United States Tax Court, February 4, 2016.

KF26.F5 2016b

Opportunities to improve transportation safety. Hearing before the Committee on Environment and Public Works, United States Senate, One Hundred Eleventh Congress, second session, April 14, 2010.

KF26.E6 2010g

Oversight hearing on federal drinking water programs. Hearing before the Committee on Environment and Public Works, United States Senate, One Hundred Eleventh Congress, first session, December 8, 2009.

KF26.E6 2009zc

Oversight of the Pipeline Safety, Regulatory Certainty, and Job Creation Act of 2011 and related issues. Hearing before the Subcommittee on Energy and Power of the Committee on Energy and Commerce, House of Representatives, One Hundred Fourteenth Congress, first session, July 14, 2015.

KF27.E5524 2015s

Oversight: Environmental Protection Agency's clean air regulations, one year after the CAIR and CAMR federal court decisions. Hearing before the Subcommittee on Clean Air and Nuclear Safety of the Committee on Environment and Public Works, United States Senate, One Hundred Eleventh Congress, first session, July 9, 2009.

KF26.E623 2009b

Protecting America from cyber attacks: the importance of information sharing. Hearing before the Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs, United States Senate, One Hundred Fourteenth Congress, first session January 28, 2015.

KF26.H63 2015i

Regulatory relief for community banks and credit unions. Hearing before the Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs, United States Senate, One Hundred Fourteenth Congress, first session, on examining potential changes to the current regulatory regime and the impact on community banks and credit unions, February 12, 2015.

KF26.B39 2015m

The Dodd-Frank Act five years later: are we more stable? Hearing before the Committee on Financial Services, U.S. House of Representatives, One Hundred Fourteenth Congress, first session, July 9, 2015.

KF27.B5 2015p

The federal government's role in wildfire management, the impact of fires on communities, and potential improvements to be made in fire operations. Hearing before the Committee on Energy and Natural Resources, United States Senate, one Hundred Fourteenth Congress, first session, May 5, 2015.

KF26.E55 2015u

The future of housing in America: 50 years of HUD and its impact on federal housing policy. Hearing before the Committee on Financial Services, U.S. House of Representatives, One Hundred Fourteenth Congress, first session, October 22, 2015.

KF27.B5 2015o

The global Zika epidemic. Joint hearing before the Subcommittee on Africa, Global Health, Global Human Rights, and International Organizations and the Subcommittee on the Western Hemisphere of the Committee on Foreign Affairs, House of Representatives, One Hundred Fourteenth Congress, second session, February 10, 2016.

KF27.F632 2016a

The IRS data breach: steps to protect Americans' personal information. Hearing before the Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs, United States Senate, One Hundred Fourteenth Congress, first session June 2, 2015.

KF26.H63 2015j

The strategic importance of building a stronger U.S.-Caribbean partnership. Hearing before the Subcommittee on the Western Hemisphere of the Committee on Foreign Affairs, House of Representatives, One Hundred Fourteenth Congress, second session, July 14, 2016.

KF27.F6492 2016b

To direct the President to submit to congress a report on fugitives currently residing in other countries whose extradition is sought by the United States and related matters and to require a regional strategy to address the threat posed by Boko Haram. Markup before the Subcommittee on Africa, Global Health, Global Human Rights, and International Organizations of the Committee on Foreign Affairs, House of Representatives, One Hundred Fourteenth Congress, second session on H.R. 2189 and H.R. 3833, September 22, 2016.

KF27.F632 2016q

Toward a 21st century regulatory system. Hearing before the Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs, United States Senate, One Hundred Fourteenth Congress, first session February 25, 2015.

KF26.H63 2015n