January 2019 New Books

2019 Jan new books

In January 2019, the Law Library added the following new titles to the collection to support the research and curricular needs of our faculty and students.

CRIMINAL LAW AND PROCEDURE

  1. Victoria Sutton, The Court Martial of Apache Kid Based on the Original Transcript (2018).
  2. James Nesci, How to Beat a DUI (2008).

ENVIRONMENTAL LAW

  1. Robert Henson, The Thinking Person’s Guide to Climate Change (2014).

HEALTH LAW AND POLICY

  1. David A. Schwartz, Julienne Ngoundoung Anoko, and Sharon A. Abramowitz, eds., Pregnant in the Time of Ebola: Women and Their Children in the 2013-2015 West African Epidemic (2019).

INTERNATIONAL LAW

  1. Mascha Fedorova and Willen-Jan van der Wolf, eds., The United Nations and the Protection of the Rights of Women (2005).

LEGAL EDUCATION

  1. Brandon K. West, Kimberly D. Hoffman, and Michelle Costello, eds., Creative Instructional Design: Practical Application for Librarians (2017).
  2. Sean Cordes, Instruction Design Essentials: A Practical Guide for Librarians (2018).
  3. Kevin Michael Klipfel and Dani Brecher Cook, Learner-Centered Pedagogy: Principles and Practice (2017).

LEGAL PROFESSION

  1. Deborah Calloway, Becoming a Joyful Lawyer: Contemplative Training in Non-Distraction, Empathy, and Emotional Wisdom (2012).
  2. Martin E.P. Seligman, Flourish: A Visionary New Understanding of Happiness and Well-Being (2013).
  3. Brene Brown, I Thought it was Just Me (but it isn’t): Making the Journey from “What will people think?” to “I am enough.” (2008).
  4. Melody Beattie, The New Codependency: Help and Guidance for Today’s Generation (2010).
  5. Brene Brown, Rising Strong: How the Ability to Reset Transforms the Way We Live, Love, Parent, and Lead, (2017).

TORTS

  1. Michael Neff, Premises Liability: A Guide to Success (2017).

TRIAL PRACTICE

  1. David R. Bossart, et.al., Winning Case Preparation: Understanding Jury Bias (2018).

All of these books are available from the Law Library.  If you would like to check out any of these titles, please contact the circulation desk at either 806-742-3957 or circulation.law@ttu.edu.  Library staff will be able to assist in locating and checking out any of these items.

 

 

December 2018 New Resources

2018 dec new book

In December 2018, the Law Library added the following new resources to the collection to support the research and curricular needs of our faculty and students.

New Resources

Foreign  International Law Resources Database (Part VII:  International Human Rights Law Institute) – Contained within HeinOnline, the International Human Rights Law Institute is the newest section of this vast database focusing on foreign and international legal material.  Part VII contains publications from the International Human Rights Law Institute. Topics within this section include information on sex trafficking, Middle East legal issues, and international extradition among others.

New Books

CRIMINAL LAW AND PROCEDURE

  1. Joseph F. Hoelscher, Texas Drunk Driving Law (2017).

HEALTH AND MENTAL WELLBEING

  1. Christopher M. Norris, The Complete Guide to Stretching (2015).

LEGISLATION

  1. Shambie Singer, Statutes and Statutory Construction (2018).

TRIAL PRACTICE

  1. Judge Robert R. Barton, Fundamentals of Texas Trial Practice: Civil and Criminal (2018).

All these resources are available from the Law Library.  If you would like to check out any of these titles, please contact the circulation desk at either 806-742-3957 or stop by the Circulation Desk.

All electronic databases are available through the Library’s webpage, http://www.depts.ttu.edu/law/lawlibrary/index.php

November 2018 New Books

2018 Nov new books

In November 2018, the Law Library added the following new titles to the collection to support the research and curricular needs of our faculty and students.

ENTREPRENEURSHIP

  1. Warren Berger, A More Beautiful Question: The Power of Inquiry to Spark Breakthrough Ideas (2016).

PHYSICAL FITNESS

  1. Bryant Johnson, The RBG Workout (2017).

POLITICS

  1. Joel Cohen with Dale J. Degenshein ; foreword by Honorable Nancy Gertner (Ret.), Broken Scales: Reflections on Injustice (2017).

PRACTICE AND PROCEDURE

  1. Carl Bettinger, Twelve Heroes, One Voice: Guiding Jurors to Courageous Verdicts (2011).
  2. Greg Munro and Ned Good, The Lawsuit Guide (2018).
  3. Iain Morley, The Devil’s Advocate: A Spry Polemic on How to be Seriously Good in Court (2016).
  4. Joane Garcia-Colson, Fredilyn Sison, and Mary Peckham, Trial in Action: The Persuasive Power of Psychodrama (2010).
  5. Mark Mandell, Case Framing (2015).
  6. Michael Leizerman with Jay Rinsen Weik, The Zen Lawyer: Winning with Mindfulness (2018).
  7. Patrick Malone, The Fearless Cross-Examiner: Win the Witness, Win the Case (2016).
  8. Philip H. Corboy, Final Arguments (2012).
  9. Ralph C. Losey, E-Discovery for Everyone (2016).
  10. William A. Barton, with assistance from Darien S. Fenn, Recovering for Psychological Injuries (2010).
  11. William S. Bailey and Robert W. Bailey, Show the Story: The Power of Visual Advocacy (2011).

PSYCHOLOGY AND PSYCHIATRY

  1. Holly B. Rogers, MD, The Mindful Twenty-Something: Life Skills to Handle Stress … and Everything Else (2016).
  2. Haris Dimitriadis, Epicurus and the Pleasant Life: A Philosophy of Nature (2017).
  3. Heidi K. Brown, The Introverted Lawyer: A Seven-Step Journey Toward Authentically Empowered Advocacy (2017).
  4. Mark H. Anshel, In Praise of Failure: The Value of Overcoming Mistakes in Sports and in Life (2016).
  5. Martin E.P. Seligman, Learned Optimism: How to Change Your Mind and Your Life (2006).
  6. Nathalie Martin, with Joshua Alt, Kendall Kerew, and Jennifer Laws, Lawyering from the Inside Out: Learning Professional Development through Mindfulness and Emotional Intelligence (2018).
  7. Philip C. Watkins, Ph. D., Positive Psychology 101 (2016).
  8. Robert Christiansen, The Bug in our Brain: How Raising Your Self-Worth Clears the Path to Success (2017).

RELIGION

  1. Thich Nhat Hanh, Happiness: Essential Mindfulness Practices (2009).
  2. Thich Nhat Hanh, How to Relax (2015).
  3. Thich Nhat Hanh, Peace is Every Breath: A Practice for Our Busy Lives (2011).
  4. Thich Nhat Hanh, translated by Mobi Ho, The Miracle of Mindfulness: An Introduction to the Practice of Meditation (1987).

SEXUAL ORIENTATION

  1. Dana Neacsu and David Brian Holt, eds. in chief, Margaret (Meg) Butler, cont. ed., contributors: Iain Barksdale [and 26 others], Sexual Orientation, Gender Identities, and the Law: A Research Bibliography, 2006-2016 (2018).

All of these books are available from the Law Library.  If you would like to check out any of these titles, please contact the circulation desk at either 806-742-3957 or circulation.law@ttu.edu.  Library staff will be able to assist in locating and checking out any of these items.

October 2018 New Resources

2018 Oct new books

In October 2018, the Law Library added the following new resources to the collection to support the research and curricular needs of our faculty and students.

New Resources

U.S. Congressional Serial Set – The United States Congressional Serial Set, commonly referred to as the Serial Set, is considered the most essential publication for unveiling American history.  This ongoing project in HeinOnline will be released in phases and will soon contain complete coverage of the Serial Set.

New Books

CRIMINAL LAW AND PROCEDURE

  1. William R. Kelly with Robert Pitman, Confronting Underground Justice: Reinventing Plea Bargaining for Effective Criminal Justice Reform (2018).
  2. Paul Marcus, Melanie D. Wilson, and Jack B. Zimmermann, Criminal Procedure in Practice (2018).
  3. Michael D. Cicchini, Anatomy of a False Confession: The Interrogation and Conviction of Brendan Dassey (2018).

EMPLOYMENT PRACTICE

  1. Amy S. Wilson, ed., The Practitioner’s Guide to Defense of EPL Claims (2018).

IMMIGRATION LAW

  1. Charles M. Miller, Marcine A. Seid, and Daniel Brown, Immigration Compliance and Best Practices (2018).

JUDGES

  1. Richard E. Flamm, Judicial Disqualification: Recusal and Disqualification of Judges (2017).

JUVENILES

7. ABA Center on Children and the Law, Child Welfare Legal Representation: ABA Attorney Standards (2018).

LEGAL ANALYSIS AND WRITING

  1. Laurel Currie Oates and Anne Enquist, Just Memos: Preparing for Practice (2018).
  2. Richard K. Neumann, Jr., and J. Lyn Entrikin, Legal Drafting by Design: A Unified Approach (2018).

LEGAL EDUCATION

  1. Ira L. Shafiroff, First-Year Law School Success: The Ultimate and Essential Guide for Every 1L (2018).

LEGAL PROFESSION

  1. Kerry M. Lavelle, The Early-Career Guide for Attorneys: Starting and Building a Successful Career in Law (2018).
  2. Stewart Levine, The Best Lawyer You Can Be: A Guide to Physical, Mental, Emotional, and spiritual Wellness (2018).
  3. Terri Morrison, Kiss, Bow, or Shake Hands: Courtrooms to Corporate Counsels (2018).
  4. Anders Ericsson and Robert Pool, Peak: Secrets from the New Science of Expertise (2017).
  5. Robert N. Sayler and Molly Bishop Shadel, Tongue-Tied America: Reviving the Art of Verbal Persuasion (2019).
  6. Susan Smith Blakely, What Millennial Lawyers Want: A Bridge from the Past to the Future of Law Practice (2019).

RELIGION

  1. Mark Douglas McGarvie, Law and Religion in American History: Public Values and Private Conscience (2016).

SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY

  1. Siddhivinayak Kulkarni, ed., Machine Learning Algorithms for Problem Solving in Computational Applications: Intelligent Techniques (2012).

TORTS

  1. Mike Farris and Jennifer Pedroza, Fifty Shades of Black and White: Anatomy of the Lawsuit Behind a Publishing Phenomenon (2018).
  2. Robert L. Dunn, Recovery of Damages for Lost Profits (2005).

All resources are available from the Law Library.  If you would like to check out any of these titles, please visit the circulation desk.

All electronic databases are available through the Library’s webpage, http://www.depts.ttu.edu/law/lawlibrary/index.php.

 

Law Library Room Reservation Instructions

To reserve a room in the Law Library, go to the Law Library’s Room Reservations page and click “Book Now.”

Select the room and time you wish to reserve:

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Note the system automatically defaults to today’s date and the current time. Areas in green are available and those in red are unavailable. Once a room and start time are selected, the system automatically selects a one-hour reservation:

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The reservation can be shortened or extended by using the drop down menu at the bottom of the page. The reservation may be deleted by selecting the trash icon. The maximum amount of time per reservation is 2 hours and the minimum is 30 minutes.

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Rooms may be reserved for up to 4 hours per day. If you wish to reserve a room for 4 hours, you must make two 2-hour reservations. These bookings may be consecutive, or they may be split up, for instance one reservation in the morning and one in the evening.

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Once the booking is correct, select the “Submit Times” button.

A recap screen will appear. Please review the booking for accuracy. If you wish to make changes, the “Change” link may be selected and the reservation may be edited.

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Please review the terms and conditions for the room selected, and select the “Continue” button.

To complete the booking, please fill in your full name, your TTU address, and a name for your study group. After you verify that you are a member of the Law School, select the “Submit my Booking” button.

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A final confirmation page will appear.  A confirmation email will also be sent to you.

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The confirmation email contains a link to cancel the booking, if needed.

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If you are done with the room before your reservation has expired, please stop by the Reference & Information Desk to inform a staff member.

 

Reserve a Study Room Online!

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The Law Library is happy to announce that the Law School Community may now book rooms online.  You no longer need to come to the Reference & Information Desk to check on room availability or to book a room!

To book a room online:

  • Go to the Law School’s homepage and select “Library” from the dropdown menu.
  • Click on “Law Library Home.”
  • On the Law Library’s homepage, you can find “Room Reservation” links in the following locations:
    • Under the “Patron Services” tab
    • In “Quick Links” near the bottom of the page
  • The “Room Reservation” link will open the “Law Library Room Reservations” page. On the page are instructions and guidelines for reserving a room.
  • To book a room, read the instructions and guidelines and click “Book Now” to proceed to the room reservation calendar.

Step-by-step instructions are located here.

When reserving a room, please keep the following guidelines in mind:

  • Rooms are only available to Law Students, Law Faculty and Law Staff.
  • Rooms are available for booking 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
  • Each study room booking defaults to a maximum 2-hour reservation.
  • Law Students may reserve two 2-hour blocks per day for a total of 4-hours maximum for study rooms per day.
  • The 2-hour reservations may be consecutive, or may be split.
  • The same study group should not book the same room for more than 4 hours a day.
  • You are expected to use the room while you have it reserved, please do not leave the room empty for an extended period of time.
  • If you are finished with a study room before your reservation has expired, please stop by the Reference & Information Desk and inform the staff so they can adjust the reservation.

September 2018 New Resources

2018 Sept New Books

In September 2018, the Law Library added the following new resources to the collection to support the research and curricular needs of our faculty and students.

New Resources

Starting in September 2018, new databases or other new electronic resources will be added along with a brief description and link to the new source.

New Books

BANKRUPTCY LAW

  1. Shayna M. Steinfeld and Bruce R. Steinfeld, The Family Lawyer’s Guide to Bankruptcy: Forms, Tips, and Strategies (2018).

CONTRACTS

  1. Edward Yorio and Steve Thel, Contract Enforcement: Specific Performance and Injunctions (2011).
  2. Robert J. Spjut, Transaction Risk: A Legal Guide to Contractual Management Strategies (2018).

DISABILITY LAW

  1. Elizabeth Kelley, ed., Representing People with Mental Disabilities (2018).

ESTATES AND TRUSTS

  1. John F. Buckley, IV, ERISA Law Answer Book (2018).

FOOD AND DRUG LAW

  1. Kenneth L. Dorsney, ed. in chief, Pre-ANDA Llitigation: Strategies and Tactics for Developing a Drug Product and Patent Portfolio (2018).

HEALTH LAW AND POLICY

  1. Maureen McBrien and Bruce Hale, Assisted Reproductive Technology: A Lawyer’s Guide to Emerging Law and Science (2018).

INDIAN AND ABORIGINAL LAW

  1. Kelly Gaines-Stoner, Mark C. Tilden, and Jack F. Trope, The Indian Child Welfare Act Handbook: A Legal Guide to the Custody and Adoption of Native American Children (2018).

LEGAL ANALYSIS AND WRITING

  1. Texas Law Review, Texas Rules of Form: The Greenbook (2018).

LEGAL EDUCATION

  1. Kathryne M. Young, How to be Sort of Happy in Law School (2018).
  2. Peter C. Brown, Henry L. Roediger, and Mark A. McDaniel, Make it Stick: The Science of Successful Learning (2014).
  3. Grant Wiggins and Jay McTighe, Understanding by Design (2005).

LEGAL PROFESSION

  1. Shamika D. Dalton, et. al., Celebrating Diversity: A Legacy of Minority Leadership in the American Association of Law Libraries (2018).
  2. Anthony C. Thompson, Dangerous Leaders: How and Why Lawyers Must be Taught to Lead (2018).
  3. Ed Walters, ed., Data-Driven Law: Data Analytics and the New Legal Services (2019).
  4. Steven A. Lauer and Kenneth L. Vermilion, The Value-Able Law Firm: Delivering Client-Focused, Higher-Value Legal Service for Clients and Law Firms (2018).

NONPROFIT ORGANIZATIONS

  1. Bruce R. Hopkins and Jody Blazek, The Tax Law of Private Foundations (2018).

PRACTICE AND PROCEDURE

  1. Gregory P. Joseph, Civil RICO: A Definitive Guide (2018).
  2. David Ball, David Ball on Damages (2013).

TRADE SECRETS LAW

  1. Brian M. Malsberger, et. al., Trade Secrets: A State-by-State Survey (2018).

 

All resources are available from the Law Library.  If you would like to check out any of these titles, please contact the circulation desk at either 806-742-3957 or circulation.law@ttu.edu.

All electronic databases are available through the Library’s webpage, http://www.depts.ttu.edu/law/lawlibrary/index.php.