December 2020 New Books

In December 2020, the Law Library added the following new titles to the collection to support the research and curricular needs of our faculty and students.

COMMERCIAL LAW

1. John P. Huggard, The Law of Sales:  A Detailed Explanation of Article 2 of the Uniform Commercial Code (2020).

2. John P. Huggard, Negotiable Instruments Law:  A Detailed Explanation of Article 3 of the Uniform Commercial Code (2020).

CONSTITUTIONAL LAW, GENERALLY

3. Jasmine Farrier, Constitutional Dysfunction on Trial:  Congressional Lawsuits and the Separation of Powers (2019).

DISPUTE RESOLUTION

4. Joseph B. Stulberg and Lela P. Love, The Middle Voice:  Mediating Conflict Successfully (2019).

ELECTIONS AND VOTING

5. Melvin I. Urofsky, The Campaign Finance Cases:  Buckley, McConnell, Citizens United, and McCutcheon (2020).

FOOD AND DRUG LAW

6. David P. Carter, Regulation by Proxy:  How the USDA Relies on Public, Nonprofit, and For-Profit Intermediaries to Oversee Organic Food in the U.S. (2019).

INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY LAW

7. Lucas S. Osborn, 3D Printing and Intellectual Property (2019).

8. Gerardo Con Diaz, Software Rights:  How Patent Law Transformed Software Development in America (2019).

9. Randolph J. May and Seth L. Cooper, Modernizing Copyright Law for the Digital Age:  Constitutional Foundations for Reform (2020).

JUDGES

10. Corey Robin, The Enigma of Clarence Thomas (2019).

11. Jeffrey Rosen, Conversations with RBG:  Ruth Bader Ginsburg on Life, Love, Liberty, and Law (2019).

LEGAL EDUCATION

12. Steven M. Virgil, A Handbook for Transactional and Small Business Clinics (2020).

13. Christine A. Corcos, ed., The Media Method:  Teaching Law with Popular Culture (2019).

PRACTICE AND PROCEDURE

14. Joseph William Singer, Persuasion:  Getting to the Other Side (2020).

PRESIDENT/EXECUTIVE DEPARTMENT

15. Thomas C. Mackey, Opposing Lincoln:  Clement L. Vallandigham, Presidential Power, and the Legal Battle Over Dissent in Wartime (2020).

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.

November 2020 New Books

In November 2020, the Law Library added the following new titles to the collection to support the research and curricular needs of our faculty and students.

CYBERSECURITY LAW

1. Thomas J. Smedinghoff and Roland L. Trope, eds., Guide to Cybersecurity Due Diligence in M&A Transactions (2017).

DISASTER LAW

2. George B. Huff, Jr., Edward A. Thomas, and Nancy McNabb, eds., The Community Resilience Handbook (2020).

DOMESTIC RELATIONS

3. William N. Eskridge Jr. and Christopher R. Riano, Marriage Equality:  From Outlaws to In-Laws (2020).

4. Lindsay H. Childs, Divorce in the Golden Years:  Estate Planning, Spousal Support, and Retirement Issues for Clients at Midlife and Beyond (2020).

5. Carolyn Moran Zack, Family Law Arbitration:  Practice, Procedure, and Forms (2020).

ELECTIONS AND VOTING

6. Charles L. Zelden, Bush v. Gore:  Exposing the Growing Crisis in American Democracy (2020).

EVIDENCE

7. David A. Schlueter and Edward J. Imwinkelried, Texas Evidentiary Foundations (2020).

LAND USE

8. David Callies, Regulatory Takings After Knick:  Total Takings, the Nuisance Exception, and Background Principles Exceptions:  Public Trust Doctrine, Custom, and Statutes (2020).

LEGAL EDUCATION

9. Russell A. McClain, The Guide to Belonging in Law School (2020).

10. James M. Lang, Distracted:  Why Students Can’t Focus and What You Can Do About It (2020).

MEDICAL JURISPRUDENCE

11. Michael A. Kirtland and Donna J. Jackson, Getting Started with Advance Directives (2020).

MOTOR VEHICLES

12. Jeffrey K. Gurney, Automated Vehicle Law:  Legal Liability, Regulation, and Data Security (2020).

PRACTICE AND PROCEDURE

13. G. Nicholas Herman and Zachary C. Bolitho, Plea Bargaining (2020).

14. Mikal C. Watts  and Sawnie A. McEntire, Trial:  A Guide from Start to Finish:  Perspectives from Opposing Counsel (2020).

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.

2020 October New Resources

In October 2020, 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

HeinOnline Civil Rights and Social Justice database

Civil Rights and Social Justice (HeinOnline) – HeinOnline’s Civil Rights and Social Justice database brings together a diverse offering of publications covering civil rights in the United States as their legal protections and definitions are expanded to cover more and more Americans. Containing hearings and committee prints, legislative histories on the landmark legislation, CRS and GAO reports, briefs from major Supreme Court cases, and publications from the Commission on Civil Rights, this database allows users to educate themselves on the ways our civil rights have been strengthened and expanded over time, as well as how these legal protections can go further still. A varied collection of books on many civil rights topics and a list of prominent civil rights organizations help take the research beyond HeinOnline.

New Books

EVIDENCE

1. David A. Schlueter and Stephen A. Saltzburg, Texas Rules of Evidence Trial Book:  Objections, Offers of Proof, Rulings on the Record, and Limiting Instructions (2020).

2. Charles B. Gibbons, A Student’s Guide to Trial Objections (2018).

INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY LAW

3. Theodore H. Davis, Jr., ed., A Legal Strategist’s Guide to Trademark Trial and Appeal Board Practice (2020).

LEGAL EDUCATION

4. Bryan A. Garner, ed., Black’s Law Dictionary (2019).

5. Lisa M. Nunn, 33 Simple Strategies for Faculty:  A Week-By-Week Resource for Teaching First-Year and First-Generation Students (2019).

6. Michelle D. Miller, Minds Online:  Teaching Effectively with Technology (2014).

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.   

Library staff will be able to assist in locating and checking out any of these items or helping you contact the Librarian on call for questions about electronic resources.

September 2020 New Books

In September 2020, 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. Robert R. Rose III, Trial Practice Manual for Criminal Defense Lawyers:  A Field Guide to Courtroom Combat (2020).

DOMESTIC RELATIONS

2. Stanley S. Clawar, Parent-Child Reunification:  A Guide to Legal and Forensic Strategies (2020).

3. Robert A. Simon, and Philip M. Stahl, Forensic Psychology Consultation in Child Custody Litigation:  A Handbook for Work Product Review, Case Preparation, and Expert Testimony (2020).

ELDER LAW

4. L. Rush Hunt, A Lawyer’s Guide to Elder Law with Forms (2020).

ESTATES AND TRUSTS

5. Sandra D. Glazier, Thomas M. Dixon, and Thomas F. Sweeney, Undue Influence and Vulnerable Adults (2020).

INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY LAW

6. Anjali Vats, The Color of Creatorship:  Intellectual Property, Race, and the Making of Americans (2020).

LEGAL RESEARCH AND LIBRARIES

7. Michelle M. Wu, Scott B. Pagel, Joan S. Howland, eds., Academic Law Libraries Within the Changing Landscape of Legal Education:  A Primer for Deans and Provosts (2020).

8. Erin Gow, Hate Crimes:  A Legal Research Guide (2020).

MEDICAL JURISPRUDENCE

9. Wes Cleveland, ed., Physician Law:  Evolving Trends & Hot Topics 2020 (2020).

PRACTICE AND PROCEDURE

10. Michaela Keet, Heather Heavin and John Lande, Litigation Interest and Risk Assessment:  Help Your Clients Make Good Litigation Decisions (2020).

11. Reagan W. Simpson, et.al., eds., Preserving Appellate Complaints in Federal Courts (2020).

SOCIAL MEDIA LAW

12. Thomas A. Jacobs, Cyberbullying Law (2020).

TORTS

13. Vicki Lawrence MacDougall, et.al., eds., Negligence:  Purpose, Elements, and Evidence:  The Role of Foreseeability in the Law of each State (2020).

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.

Faces of the Library: Faith Garrett

Meet Faith Garrett. She is the newest member of the Law Library staff. You will find Faith helping at the Circulation desk or helping to answer reference questions. Read her profile here:

What are some of the tasks you do for the TTU Law

Library?

Circulation, Checking in & withdrawing books, and Reference Assistance

What is your favorite things about working at the TTU Law Library?

Working with all the people, the environment, and learning how libraries work!

What is one thing about the law library that current and prospective students should know?

We want to interact with students and patrons as they come into the library, so feel free to talk with us!

What is your favorite restaurant in Lubbock?

Firehouse Subs and Raising Cain’s

What hobbies or activities do you like to do outside the law library?

Reading, painting, and decorating