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.

 

April 2019 New Books

2019 April New Books

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

ENERGY AND UTILITIES LAW

  1. Jordi Jaria i Manzano, Nathalie Chalifour, and Louis J. Kotze, eds., Energy, Governance and Sustainability (2017).

ENVIRONMENTAL LAW

  1. William deBuys, A Great Aridness: Climate Change and the Future of the American Southwest (2011).

JUDGES

  1. G. Alan Tarr, Without Fear or Favor: Judicial Independence and Judicial Accountability in the States (2012).

LEGAL ANALYSIS AND WRITING

  1. Scott Berinato, Good Charts: The HBR Guide to Making Smarter, More Persuasive Data Visualizations (2016).

LEGAL PROFESSION

  1. Heidi K. Brown, Untangling Fear in Lawyering: A Four-Step Journey Toward Powerful Advocacy (2019).

LEGAL RESEARCH AND LIBRARIES

  1. Richard A. Leiter, ed., National Survey of State Laws (2019).
  2. Glen E. Holt and Leslie Edmonds Holt, Crash Course in Library Budgeting and Finance (2016).
  3. Ashley Krenelka Chase, ed., Millennial Leadership in Libraries (2018).
  4. Steven W. Sowards and Juneal Chenoweth, eds., The Reference Librarian’s Bible: Print and Digital Reference Resources Every Library Should Own (2018).

MOTOR VEHICLES

  1. Samuel I. Schwartz with Karen Kelly, No One at the Wheel: Driverless Cars and the Road of the Future (2018).

PROFESSIONAL ETHICS

  1. Mark Osiel, The Right to do Wrong: Morality and the Limits of Law (2019).

SOCIAL MEDIA LAW

  1. Ursula Furi-Perry, Social Media Law: A Handbook of Cases & Use (2019).

WATER LAW

  1. Idaho State Bar Water Law Section and Randy Stapilus, eds., Through the Waters: An Oral History of the Snake River Basin Adjudication (2014).

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.

March 2019 New Books

2017 March

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

CONTRACTS

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

CRIMINAL LAW AND PROCEDURE

  1. Paul H. Robinson and Tyler Scot Williams, Mapping American Criminal Law: Variations Across the 50 States (2018).

CYBER LAW

  1. Jack Caravelli and Nigel Jones, Cyber Security: Threats and Responses for Government and Business (2019).

ENVIRONMENTAL LAW

  1. Celine Tan and Julio Faundez, eds., Natural Resources and Sustainable Development: International Economic Law Perspectives (2017).

INDIAN AND ABORIGINAL LAW

  1. Leilani Sabzalian, Indigenous Children’s Survivance in Public Schools (2019).

INFORMATION PRIVACY

  1. Radim Polcak and Dan Jerker B. Svantesson, Information Sovereignty: Data Privacy, Sovereign Powers and the Rule of Law (2017).

INSURANCE LAW

  1. Michael Menapace, et. al., eds., The Handbook on Additional Insureds (2018).

INTERNATIONAL LAW

  1. Young Sok Kim, The Law of the International Criminal Court (2019).

LEGAL ANALYSIS AND WRITING

  1. Marta Mestrovic Deyrup, Librarian’s Guide to Writing for Professional Publication (2019).
  2. Joel P. Trachtman, The Tools of Argument: How the Best Lawyers Think, Argue, and Win (2013).

LEGAL HISTORY

  1. Richard H. Underwood, Gaslight Lawyers: Criminal Trials & Exploits in Gilded Age New York (2017).

LEGAL RESEARCH AND LIBRARIES

  1. William H. Manz, ed., Trade Facilitation and Trade Enforcement Act of 2015: A Legislative History of Public Law No. 114-125 (2017).

LIBRARIES

  1. Jessica Zellers, Tina M. Adams, and Katherine Hill, The ABCs of ERM: Demystifying Electronic Resource Management for Public and Academic Librarians (2018).
  2. Frances C. Wilkinson, Linda K. Lewis, and Rebecca L. Lubas, The Complete Guide to Acquisitions Management (2015).
  3. Carmen Cowick, Crash Course in Disaster Preparedness (2018).
  4. Emy Nelson Decker and Seth M. Porter, Engaging Design: Creating Libraries for Modern Users (2018).

NONPROFIT ORGANIZATIONS

  1. Bruce R. Hopkins, The Law of Tax-Exempt Organizations (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.