December 2019 New Books

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

CONSTITUTIONAL LAW, GENERALLY

  1. Steven M. Salky, The Privilege of Silence: Fifth Amendment Protections Against Self-Incrimination (2019).

CRIMINAL LAW AND PROCEDURE

  1. Gerald S. Reamey and Charles P. Bubany, Texas Criminal Procedure (2018).
  2. Martha Minow, When Should Law Forgive? (2019).

DISPUTE RESOLUTION

  1. Brendan Ishikawa, Crafting Effective Settlement Agreements: A Guidebook for Attorneys and Mediators (2018).

INSURANCE LAW

  1. Lawrence Brody and Donald O. Jansen, The Irrevocable Life Insurance Trust: Forms with Drafting Notes (2020).

LEGAL ANALYSIS AND WRITING

  1. Paul Marx, The Modern Rules of Style: Write Like a Professional (2019).

LEGAL EDUCATION

  1. Meera E Deo, Mindie Lazarus-Black, and Elizabeth Mertz, Power, Legal Education, and Law School Cultures (2020).

LEGAL PROFESSION

  1. Hugh Logue, Automating Legal Services: Justice Through Technology (2019).
  2. Donald A. Tortorice, The Modern Rules of Order (2019).

PRACTICE AND PROCEDURE

  1. Leo M. Gordon and Daniel B. Garrie, Cybersecurity & the Courthouse: Safeguarding the Judicial Process (2020).

STATE AND LOCAL GOVERNMENT LAW

  1. Joel A. Mintz and Ronald H. Rosenberg, Fundamentals of Municipal Finance (2019).

TAXATION—FEDERAL

  1. Jennifer Kowal and Greg White, Top Federal Tax Issues for 2020: CPE Course (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.

November 2019 New Books

2019 November new books

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

BANKING AND FINANCE

  1. Kevin Werbach, The Blockchain and the New Architecture of Trust (2018).
  2. Jelena Madir, ed., Fintech: Law and Regulation (2019).

CYBER LAW

  1. Jacob Turner, Robot Rules: Regulating Artificial Intelligence (2019).

EVIDENCE

  1. Elizabeth F. Loftus, et. al., Eyewitness Testimony: Civil and Criminal (2019).

INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY LAW

  1. Kevin L. Smith and Erin L. Ellis, eds., Coaching Copyright (2020).

LAW AND SOCIETY

  1. Paul Gowder, The Rule of Law in the Real World (2016).

LEGAL ANALYSIS AND WRITING

  1. Robin Boyle-Laisure, Christine Coughlin, and Sandy Patrick, Becoming a Legal Writer: A Workbook with Explanations to Develop Objective Legal Analysis and Writing Skills (2019).

LEGAL PHILOSOPHY

  1. Joel Cohen, with Dale J. Degenshein, I Swear: The Meaning of an Oath (2019).

LEGAL RESEARCH AND LIBRARIES

  1. Ellyssa Kroski, ed., Law Librarianship in the Age of AI (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.

October 2019 New Resources

2019 October new books

In October 2019, 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

State Constitutions Illustrated (HeinOnline) – A new HeinOnline collection containing a vast collection of state constitutions and related documents for all 50 states.  Includes many versions of each state’s constitution, including a wide-variety of pre-statehood primary material. In total, there are nearly 9,000 current and historical constitutions for all 50 states.

New Books

ADMINISTRATIVE LAW

  1. Lisa Miller, The Art of Advocacy in Administrative Law and Practice (2019).

CRIMINAL LAW AND PROCEDURE

  1. Texas Criminal Defense Lawyers Association, 27th Annual Prairie Dog Lawyers Advanced Criminal Law Seminar (2007).
  2. Texas Criminal Defense Lawyers Association, 20th Annual Rusty Duncan Advanced Criminal Law Course (2007).

INSURANCE LAW

  1. Tom Baker, Restatement of the law, liability insurance, as adopted and promulgated by the American Law Institute at Washington D.C., May 22, 2018 (2019).

LEGAL PROFESSION

  1. Andrew J. McClurg and Nancy Levit, Law Jobs: The Complete Guide (2019).

LEGAL RESEARCH AND LIBRARIES

  1. Eric P. Voigt, Legal Research Demystified: A Step-by-Step Approach (2019).
  2. Ron Sturgeon, Green Weenies and Due Diligence: Insider Business Jargon–Raw, Serious and Sometimes Funny; Business and Deal Terms from an Entrepreneur’s Diary that you won’t get from School or a Dictionary (2005).

PRACTICE AND PROCEDURE

  1. Cecil C. Kuhne III, A Litigator’s Guide to Building Your Best Argument (2019).

PSYCHOLOGY AND PSYCHIATRY

  1. Emma Jones, Emotions in the Law School: Transforming Legal Education through the Passions (2020).

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 2019 New Books

2019 September new books

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

ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE LAW

  1. Theodore F. Claypoole, ed., The Law of Artificial Intelligence and Smart Machines: Understanding A.I. and the Legal Impact (2019).

CRIMINAL LAW AND PROCEDURE

  1. Stephen Saltzburg, Trial Tactics (2019).

ELECTIONS AND VOTING

  1. Robert S. Mueller, III, Report on the Investigation into Russian Interference in the 2016 Presidential Election: Submitted Pursuant to 28 C.F.R. & § 600.8(c) (2019).

ENVIRONMENTAL LAW

  1. Kegan A. Brown, Andrea M. Hogan, eds., Environmental Litigation: Law and Strategy (2019).
  2. Brian D. Israel, Brett Marston, and Lauren Daniel, Natural Resource Damages: A Guide to Litigating and Resolving NRD Cases (2019).

FOURTH AMENDMENT

  1. William W. Greenhalgh, The Fourth Amendment Handbook (2019).

HEALTH AND MENTAL WELLNESS

  1. German Garcia-Fresco, Train Your Brain for Success: How a Healthy Brain is the Key to Happiness and Better Health (2019).

LEGAL EDUCATION

  1. Jody L. Fitzpatrick, James R. Sanders, and Blaine R. Worthen, Program Evaluation: Alternative Approaches and Practical Guidelines (2011).
  2. Maggie Berg and Barbara K. Seeber, The Slow Professor: Challenging the Culture of Speed in the Academy (2017).
  3. Douglas S. Lang, col., Deeds, Not Words: Mentors as Guiding Lights of Integrity in the Legal Profession (2007).
  4. Oliver Caviglioli, Dual Coding with Teachers (2019).

LEGAL PROFESSION

  1. Arthur G. Greene and Peter D. Roberts, The Lawyer’s Guide to Increasing Revenue: Heighten Client Satisfaction, Improve Law Firm Morale, Enhance Revenue and Profitability (2019).
  2. Jim Parsons, Oral History Interview: Judge Jim Parsons. (2019).
  3. Thomas L. Ausley, Oral History Interview: Thomas L. Ausley (2019).
  4. Lonny D. Morrison, Oral History Interview: Lonny D. Morrison (2019).
  5. Tom Henson, Oral History Interview: Tom Henson (2019).
  6. Gerry Goldstein, Oral History Interview: Gerry Goldstein (2019).

LEGAL RESEARCH AND LIBRARIES

  1. Ellyssa Kroski, Escape Rooms and Other Immersive Experiences in the Library (2019).

MARTIAL LAW

  1. Francis Lieber and G. Norman Lieber, eds., To Save the Country: A Lost Treatise on Martial Law (2019).

MEDICAL JURISPRUDENCE

  1. Wes Cleveland, ed. Physician Law: Evolving Trends & Hot Topics 2019 (2019).

PRACTICE AND PROCEDURE

  1. Gary P. Bauer, Hire and Retire: A Plan for a Continuing Income Stream in Retirement from any Practice (2019).
  2. James F. Haggerty, In the Court of Public Opinion: Winning Strategies for Litigation Communications (2019).
  3. Richard A. Courtney, A Lawyer’s Guide to Working with Special Needs Clients (2019).
  4. Frank Ramos, The Practice and Process of Law: Checklists for Every Occasion (2019).
  5. Elden Rosenthal, The Plaintiff Lawyer’s Playbook Insights and Recommendation on how to Prepare for Success in Settling and Trying Cases (2019).
  6. Kevin D. Ashley, Artificial Intelligence and Legal Analytics: New Tools for Law Practice in the Digital Age (2017).

PROPERTY–PERSONAL AND REAL

  1. Sidney G. Saltz, From Handshake to Closing: The Role of the Commercial Real Estate Lawyer (2019).

SECURITIES LAW

  1. Stephanie Tsacoumis, What Must Public Companies Disclose?: A Primer (2019).

TORTS

  1. Mark S. Guralnick, Formulas for Calculating Damages (2019).

TRADE REGULATION

  1. Rohini Acharya, ed., Regional Trade Agreements and the Multilateral Trading System (2016).

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.

June 2019 New Books

2019 June new books

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

COMPARATIVE AND FOREIGN LAW

  1. Sergei Antonov, Bankrupts and Usurers of Imperial Russia: Debt, Property, and the Law in the Age of Dostoevsky and Tolstoy (2016).

CONTRACTS

  1. Margaret Jane Radin, Boilerplate: The Fine Print, Vanishing Rights, and the Rule of Law (2013).
  2. Lisa R. Lifshitz and John A. Rothchild, ed., Cloud 3.0: Drafting and Negotiating Cloud Computing Agreements (2019).

CRIMINAL LAW AND PROCEDURE

  1. Yale H. Caplan and Bruce A. Goldberger, eds., Garriott’s Medicolegal Aspects of Alcohol (2015).

EVIDENCE

  1. Cecil C. Kuhne III, A Litigator’s Guide to Expert Witnesses (2019).

LEGAL EDUCATION

  1. Jennifer E. Nutefall, ed., Service Learning, Information Literacy, and Libraries (2016).
  2. James M. Lang, Small Teaching: Everyday Lessons from the Science of Learning (2016).
  3. Saundra Yancy McGuire and Stephanie McGuire, Teach Students How to Learn: Strategies You Can Incorporate Into Any Course to Improve Student Metacognition, Study Skills, and Motivation (2015).
  4. Linda B. Nilson, Teaching at its Best: A Research-Based Resource for College Instructors (2016).

LEGAL HISTORY

  1. Marilynne K. Roach, Six Women of Salem: The Untold Story of the Accused and Their Accusers in the Salem Witch Trials (2013).

TECHNOLOGY LAW

  1. Primavera De Filippi and Aaron Wright, Blockchain and the Law: The Rule of Code (2018).
  2. Mark Chinen, Law and Autonomous Machines: The Co-Evolution of Legal Responsibility and Technology (2019).
  3. Michael A. Livermore and Daniel N. Rockmore, eds., Law as Data: Computation, Text, & the Future of Legal Analysis (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.

May 2019 New Books

2019 May new books

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

AUTOMOBILES AND SOCIETY

  1. Clay McShane, Down the Asphalt Path: The Automobile and the American City (1994).

BUSINESS ORGANIZATIONS

  1. Susan Grueneberg, Ann Hurwitz, and Alexander Tuneski, eds., The FTC Franchise Rule (2019).

COMPARATIVE AND FOREIGN LAW

  1. Barbara Wade Rose, The Priest, the Witch and the Poltergeist (2010).

CONTRACTS

  1. Lenne Eidson Espenschied, Contract Drafting: Powerful Prose in Transactional Practice (2019).

CRIMINAL LAW AND PROCEDURE

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

ELECTRONIC COMMERCE LAW

  1. Cynthia H. Cwik, Christopher A. Suarez, and Lucy L. Thomson, eds., The Internet of Things: Legal Issues, Policy, and Practical Strategies (2019).

FAMILY LAW

  1. Patricia Shewmaker and James R. Lewis, The Complete QDRO Handbook: Dividing ERISA, Military, and Civil Service Pensions and Collecting Child Support from Employee Benefit Plans (2019).
  2. Matthew P. Barach, The Family Law Guide to Appellate Practice (2019).

INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY LAW

  1. Sharon K. Sandeen and Marilyn C. Maloney, eds., Intellectual Property Deskbook for the Business Lawyer: A Transactions-Based Guide to Intellectual Property Law (2019).

LEGAL EDUCATION

  1. Kris Franklin, Legal Reasoning Case Files (2019).
  2. Theresa McDevitt and Caleb P. Finegan, eds., Library Service and Learning: Empowering Students, Inspiring Social Responsibility, and Building Community Connections (2018).

LEGAL PROFESSION

  1. Dr. Artika R. Tyner, The Leader’s Journey: A Guide to Discovering the Leader Within (2019).

MEDICAL JURISPRUDENCE

  1. Monica Fawzy Bryant and Joanna Fawzy Morales, Cancer Rights Law: An Interdisciplinary Approach (2018).

SENTENCING AND PUNISHMENT

  1. Honorable Harold Baer, Jr., Rehabilitation and Incarceration: In Search of Fairer and More Productive Sentencing (2019).

TELECOMMUNICATIONS LAW

  1. American Bar Association, Section of Antitrust Law, Telecom Antitrust Handbook (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.

Bloomberg BNA’s Corporate Law Report: What is it?

This is the first in a four part series spotlighting Bloomberg BNA’s Corporate Law Report.

The Corporate Law Report is Bloomberg/BNA’s current awareness newsletter featuring articles and insights on Corporate Law.  This hub connects you with current and past articles, current and past issues, global and national from some of the most well-known corporations in the world.

The Corporate Law Report home page provides different sections, beginning with the News page as seen below, followed by a tab for there INSIGHTS page.

Below is a view of the home page.

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To stay updated on a specific topic of interest, check out the recent news which can be accessed from the home page and is indicated by the green box below.

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For quick searches of the entire database, locate the search box at the top right corner of the page. For advanced searches, select “advanced search” to the bottom left of the search box. The advanced search tool allows you to search by title, author, keywords, topic, agency, location or tribunal. In addition, it allows you to narrow your search by type, and publication date. Note the collapsible search options in green.

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Access to the Corporate Law Report database is available through the Texas Tech Law Library website under the Electronic Databases tab.