April 2021 New Books

In April 2021, the Law Library added the following new titles to the collection to support the research and curricular needs of our faculty and students.

ADMINISTRATIVE LAW

1. Cass R. Sunstein and Adrian Vermeule, Law & Leviathan:  Redeeming the Administrative State (2020).

ADMIRALTY

2. Tomas Heidar, New Knowledge and Changing Circumstances in the Law of the Sea (2020).

ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE LAW

3. Frank Pasquale, New Laws of Robotics:  Defending Human Expertise in the Age of AI (2020).

COMMERCIAL LAW

4. Lilian Edwards, Burkhard Schafer and Edina Harbinja, eds., Future Law:  Emerging Technology, Regulation and Ethics (2020).

COMMUNICATIONS LAW

5. Marc Goodman, Future Crimes:  Inside the Digital Underground and the Battle for Our Connected World (2016).

CONSTITUTIONAL LAW, GENERALLY

6. Meghan J. Ryan and William W. Berry III, eds., The Eighth Amendment and Its Future in a New Age of Punishment (2020).

CONTRACTS

7. Edward Yorio and Steve Thel, Contract Enforcement:  Specific Performance and Injunctions (2011).

DISPUTE RESOLUTION

8. Deirdre McCarthy Gallagher, Richard Miles, and Jerrilynne Purdy, Alternative Dispute Resolution in the Regulatory Process (2020).

ENVIRONMENTAL LAW

9. Kirk W. Junker, ed., Environmental Law Across Cultures Comparisons  for Legal Practice (2020).

10. Brian Craig, Stringfellow Acid Pits:  The Toxic and Legal Legacy (2020).

EVIDENCE

11. Judge Xavier Rodriguez, ed., Essentials of E-Discovery (2021).

FIRST AMENDMENT

12. Michael D. Breidenbach, and Owen Anderson, eds., The Cambridge Companion to the First Amendment and Religious Liberty (2020).

GUN CONTROL LAW

13. Ian Ayres and Fredrick E. Vars, Weapon of Choice:  Fighting Gun Violence While Respecting Gun Rights (2020).

HEALTH LAW AND POLICY

14. Andrea Boggio, Cesare P.R. Romano, and Jessica Almqvist, eds., Human Germline Genome Modification and the Right to Science:  A Comparative Study of National Laws and Policies (2020).

15. Alan J. Morrison, Biotechnology Law:  A Primer for Scientists (2020).

16. Stephen Dycus, and Eugene R. Fidell, eds., COVID-19:  The Legal Challenges (2021).

IMMIGRATION LAW

17. Charles Wheeler, ed., Immigration Law and the Family:  A Practical Guide to Family-Sponsored Immigration (2020).

INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY LAW

18. Paul Heald, Copy This Book!:  What Data Tells Us About Copyright and the Public Good (2021).

JUDGES

19. Edward A. Purcell Jr., Antonin Scalia and American Constitutionalism:  The Historical Significance of a Judicial Icon (2020).

20. Lazaro Lima, Being Brown:  Sonia Sotomayor and the Latino Question (2019).

LEGAL EDUCATION

21. Bruce A. Kimball and Daniel R. Coquillette, The Intellectual Sword:  Harvard Law School, the Second Century (2020).

22. Kim O’Leary, Jeanette Buttrey, and Joni Larson, Improving Student Learning in the Doctrinal Law School Classroom:  Skills and Assessment (2020).

23. Marc A. Silverman, The Gunner’s Guide to Law School (2020).

24. Catrina Denvir, ed., Modernising Legal Education (2020).

25. Hoang Vu Tran, Race, Law, and Higher Education in the Colorblind Era:  Critical Investigations Into Race-Related Supreme Court Disputes (2020).

26. Primary Research Group, Survey of Law School Faculty & Staff:  Trends in Funding for Legal Research & Scholarship (2020).

PRACTICE AND PROCEDURE

27. Daniel I. Small, Preparing Witnesses:  A Practical Guide for Lawyers and Their Clients (2020).

REPRODUCTION

28. Zakiya Luna, Reproductive Rights as Human Rights:  Women of Color and the Fight for Reproductive Justice (2020).

SUPREME COURT OF THE UNITED STATES

29. Michael P. Fix and  Benjamin J. Kassow, US Supreme Court Doctrine in the State High Courts (2020).

WATER LAW

30. Yoshifumi Tanaka, The South China Sea Arbitration:  Toward an International Legal Order in the Oceans (2019).

31. Gabor Baranyai, European Water Law and Hydropolitics:  An Inquiry Into the Resilience of Transboundary Water Governance in the European Union (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.

Celebrating Denim Day at the Law Library

Today, the Law Library is celebrating Denim Day with library staff sporting their most relaxing denim wear!

Show your support of Denim Day with these hashtags, #TTUSAAM and #TTURISE and tagging @tturise on Instagram, Twitter, or Facebook!

The university is supporting Denim Day with a variety of activities during the rest of the week with various activities.

Wednesday, April 28

Take Back the Night | 7pm -8pm | Memorial Circle

Join us for a candlelight vigil and an opportunity to show support for survivors. The first 100 people to attend will get a free tee! To sign up to share a story – click here.

Friday, April 30

Coffee and Consent | 1pm – 4pm | Barnes and Noble Cafe in the SUB

Let RISE buy a drink of your choice as you learn about consent with the RISE Peer Educators. 

Exhale: A Night of Art, Creativity, & Expression | 5pm – 8pm | CASP Stage 1106 5th street, Lubbock Texas

Submit to our call for visual or performance art to present your work at Exhale. – click here

Stop by between 5-8 PM to view artwork from local artists or to perform a piece of poetry or a song on the CASP stage- all while supporting survivors!

If you are not aware of why there is a Denim Day, check out the TTU Women’s & Gender Studies page. If you are interesting in more details about Denim Day here is a link to the Denim Day organization page.

TTU Law Library 2021

Show your support of Denim Day with these hashtags, #TTUSAAM and #TTURISE and tagging @tturise on Instagram, Twitter, or Facebook!

Deadline Extended…apply for Law Library Student Assistant positions

Deadline extended for applications!

The Law School is hiring 2Ls and 3Ls for the Fall Semester for:

Circulation Assistant:

  • This position is the primary contact for patrons in the evenings and on weekends. Duties include assisting patrons in finding library materials, checking library materials in and out, shelving library materials, and collection maintenance.

Research Assistant:

  • This position assists with providing information and research support for the law library. The research assistant position is under the supervision of a librarian, and the average workload is 10-20 hours/week. Duties and responsibilities include conducting research, creating Law Library marketing materials, and drafting blog posts. Other responsibilities vary depending on the supervising librarian.

Applications will be accepted through April 30th and can be found by going to https://www.depts.ttu.edu/law/lawlibrary/about/jobs.php.

For more information, please email circulation.law@ttu.edu.

To apply: Return completed application, resume, and cover letter to circulation.law@ttu.edu

Apply this weekend for Law Library Student Assistant Jobs

The Law School is hiring 2Ls and 3Ls for the Fall Semester for:

Circulation Assistant:

  • This position is the primary contact for patrons in the evenings and on weekends. Duties include assisting patrons in finding library materials, checking library materials in and out, shelving library materials, and collection maintenance.

Research Assistant:

  • This position assists with providing information and research support for the law library. The research assistant position is under the supervision of a librarian, and the average workload is 10-20 hours/week. Duties and responsibilities include conducting research, creating Law Library marketing materials, and drafting blog posts. Other responsibilities vary depending on the supervising librarian.

Applications will be accepted through April 18th and can be found by going to https://www.depts.ttu.edu/law/lawlibrary/about/jobs.php.

For more information, please email circulation.law@ttu.edu. To apply: Return completed application, resume, and cover letter to circulation.law@ttu.edu

March 2021 New Books

In March 2021, the Law Library added the following new titles to the collection to support the research and curricular needs of our faculty and students.

ARTS AND ENTERTAINMENT

1. Erik Nielson and Andrea L. Dennis, Rap on Trial:  Race, Lyrics, and Guilt in America (2019).

CONSTITUTIONAL LAW, GENERALLY

2. Kimberly K. Smith, The Conservation Constitution:  The Conservation Movement and Constitutional Change, 1870-1930 (2019).

CONTRACTS

3. Ben L. Fernandez, Drafting & Revising Contracts:  An Introduction to Drafting in Plain English and Revising Complex Form Documents (2019).

EMPLOYMENT PRACTICE

4. Paul Douglas Foote, James R. Harrington, and John McCaskill Jr., The Perils of Posting:  Court Cases on Off-Duty Social Media Conduct of Public Employees (2020).

FIRST AMENDMENT

5. Nathan C. Walker, First Amendment and State Bans on Teachers’ Religious Garb:  Analyzing the Historic Origins of Contemporary Legal Challenges in the United States (2020).

HEALTH LAW AND POLICY

6. Mary Ziegler, Abortion and the Law in America:  Roe v. Wade to the Present (2020).

IMMIGRATION LAW

7. J.C. Salyer, Court of Injustice:  Law Without Recognition in U.S. Immigration (2020).

JUDGES

8. John C. Domino, Texas Supreme Court Justice Bob Gammage:  A Jurisprudence of Rights and Liberties (2020).

LEGAL ANALYSIS AND WRITING

9. Cassandra L. Hill, D’Andra Millsap Shu, and Katherine T. Vukadin, The Legal Memo:  50 Exercises for Mastery:  Practice for the New Legal Writer (2021).

10. Melissa Shultz and Christine Tamer, Writing by Numbers:  Legal Writing Made Easy (2020).

11. Kevin Bennardo, Thinking and Writing About Law (2021).

LEGAL HISTORY

12. Sara Mayeux, Free Justice:  A History of the Public Defender in Twentieth-Century America (2020).

OIL, GAS, AND MINERAL LAW

13. Oil, Gas, and Energy Resources Law Section of the State Bar of Texas, Landmarks of a Century in Oil and Gas Law:  Twenty Cases that Shaped Texas Oil and Gas Jurisprudence (2017).

PRACTICE AND PROCEDURE

14. Lucy Endel Bassli, The Simple Guide to Legal Innovation:  Basics Every Lawyer Should Know (2020).

15. Jean L. Batman, Of Counsel:  Forms and Advice for Legal Practitioners (2019).

16. Conrad Saam, Own the Map:  Marketing Your Law Firm’s Address Online (2020).

17. Aaron Street, et.al., The Small Firm Roadmap:  A Survival Guide to the Future of Your Law Practice (2019).

PRESIDENT/EXECUTIVE DEPARTMENT

18. Saikrishna Bangalore Prakash, The Living Presidency:  An Originalist Argument Against Its Ever-Expanding Powers (2020).

RACE AND ETHNICITY

19. Lawrence Goldstone, On Account of Race:  The Supreme Court, White Supremacy, and the Ravaging of African American Voting Rights (2020).

20. Natsu Taylor Saito, Settler Colonialism, Race, and the Law:  Why Structural Racism Persists (2020).

SPACE LAW

21. Neta Palkovitz, Regulating a Revolution:  Small Satellites and the Law of Outer Space (2020).

TORTS

22. Robert Bilott, Exposure:  Poisoned Water, Corporate Greed, and One Lawyer’s Twenty-Year Battle Against Dupont (2019).

WATER LAW

23. Makane Moise Mbengue and Rukmini Das, Use of Experts in International Freshwater Disputes:  A Critical Assessment (2019).

24. Farhana Sultana and Alex Loftus, eds., Water Politics:  Governance, Justice, and the Right to Water (2020).

25. Catherine Banet, ed., The Law of the Seabed:  Access, Uses, and Protection of Seabed Resources (2020).

26. Salman M. A. Salman, Notification Concerning Planned Measures on Shared Watercourses:  Synergies Between the Watercourses Convention and the World Bank Policies and Practice (2019).

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.