November 2022 New Books

In November 2022, the Law Library added the following new titles to the collection to support the research and curricular needs of our faculty and students.

BUSINESS ORGANIZATIONS

1. Amy Klobuchar, Antitrust:  Taking on Monopoly Power from the Gilded Age to the Digital Age (2022).

CRIMINAL LAW AND PROCEDURE

2. Alan Mygatt-Tauber, Medellin v. Texas:  International Justice, Federalism, and the Execution of Jose Medellin (2022).

3. John M. Hagedorn, Gangs on Trial:  Challenging Stereotypes and Demonization in the Courts (2022).

ELECTIONS AND VOTING

4. Michael A. Smith, ed., Much Sound and Fury, or the New Jim Crow?:  The Twenty-First Century’s Restrictive New Voting Laws and Their Impact (2022).

JUDGES

5. Philippa Strum, On Account of Sex:  Ruth Bader Ginsburg and the Making of Gender Equality Law (2022).

6. Linda Greenhouse, Justice on the Brink:  The Death of Ruth Bader Ginsburg, the Rise of Amy Coney Barrett, and Twelve Months that Transformed the Supreme Court (2021).

LAW OF THE SEA

7. Ryan J. Rebe, The Partisan Court:  The Era of Political Partisanship on the U.S. Supreme Court (2021).

8. David Bosco, The Poseidon Project:  The Struggle to Govern the World’s Oceans (2022).

LEGAL ANALYSIS AND WRITING

9. Diana J. Simon, The (Not too Serious) Grammar, Punctuation, and Style Guide to Legal Writing (2022).

10. David Boelzner, Writing Sentences that Work:  Essentials for Law Students (2022).

LEGAL EDUCATION

11. Richard Grimes, Public Legal Education:  The Role of Law Schools in Building a More Legally Literate Society (2021).

LEGAL PROFESSION

12. Joan W. Howarth, Shaping the Bar:  The Future of Attorney Licensing (2023).

PRACTICE AND PROCEDURE

13. Connie Brenton and Susan Raridon Lambreth, Running Legal Like a Business:  The Fundamental of Legal Operations for Law Departments (2021).

RELIGION

14. Karla L. Drenner, Faith-Based Influences on Legislative Decision-Making:  Emerging Research and Opportunities (2022).

SUPREME COURT OF THE UNITED STATES

15. Stephen Breyer, The Authority of the Court and the Peril of Politics (2021).

TORTS

16. Walter Champion and Carlos A. Velasquez, Blood in the Water:  Feeding Frenzies and the Mass Tort Phenomenon (2021).

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 2022 New Books

In May 2022, 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.  David Williamson and Gary Lynch-Wood, The Structure of Regulation:  Explaining Why Regulation Succeeds and Fails (2021).

CIVIL RIGHTS, GENERALLY

2.  Lorenda A Naylor, Social Equity and LGBTQ Rights:  Dismantling Discrimination and Expanding Civil Rights (2021).

3.  Randall Kennedy, Say It Loud!:  On Race, Law, History, and Culture (2021).

COMMERCIAL LAW

4.  Werner Sabo, Legal Guide to AIA Documents (2022).

DISPUTE RESOLUTION

5.  G. Nicholas Herman, Advocacy in Negotiation and Mediation:  A Practical Approach (2021).

ENVIRONMENTAL LAW

6.  Jason Scott Johnston, Climate Rationality:  From Bias to Balance (2021).

ESTATES AND TRUSTS

7.  Alexander A. Bove Jr., ed., Domestic Asset Protection Trusts:  A Practice and Resource Manual (2021).

FIRST AMENDMENT

8.  Martha Minow, Saving the News:  Why the Constitution Calls for Government Action to Preserve Freedom of Speech (2021).

9.  Peter Coe, Media Freedom in the Age of Citizen Journalism (2021).

HOUSING LAW

10.  Teresa Santalucia, Beginner’s Guide to Nonprofit and Affordable Housing Partnerships (2022).

HUMAN RIGHTS LAW

11.  Richard Martin, Policing Human Rights:  Law, Narratives and Practice (2021).

INFORMATION PRIVACY

12.  Christoph Busch and Alberto De Franceschi, eds., Algorithmic Regulation and Personalized Law:  A Handbook (2021).

13.  Stacy-Ann Elvy, A Commercial Law of Privacy and Security for the Internet of Things (2021).

INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY LAW

14.  Aviv H. Gaon, The Future of Copyright in the Age of Artificial Intelligence (2021).

15.  Casey Rae, Music Copyright:  An Essential Guide for the Digital Age (2021).

JUDGES

16.  Susan Oki Mollway, The First Fifteen:  How Asian American Women Became Federal Judges (2021).

17.  Lise Olsen, Code of Silence:  Sexual Misconduct by Federal Judges, the Secret System That Protects Them, and the Women Who Blew the Whistle (2021).

LABOR LAW

18.  Cynthia Estlund, Automation Anxiety:  Why and How to Save Work (2021).

LEGAL ANALYSIS AND WRITING

19.  Larry Alexander and Emily Sherwin, Advanced Introduction to Legal Reasoning (2021).

LEGAL EDUCATION

20.  David Nelmark and Justin Bernstein, Championship Mock Trial:  The Guide for Students and Coaches (2022).

21.  Julian Hermida, Teaching Law and Criminal Justice Through Popular Culture:  A Deep Learning Approach in the Streaming Era (2022).

LEGAL RESEARCH AND LIBRARIES

22. Victoria Szymczak, Cory Lenz, and Roberta Woods, Hawai’i Legal Research (2022).

MILITARY, WAR, AND PEACE

23.  Margaret Kuzma, Dana Montalto, Betsy Gwin, and Daniel Nagin, Military Discharge Upgrade:  Legal Practice Manual (2021).

PRACTICE AND PROCEDURE

24.  J. Alexander Tanford and Layne S. Keele, The Pretrial Process (2022).

25.  J. Alexander Tanford and Layne S. Keele, The Pretrial Process:  Document Supplement (2022).

PSYCHOLOGY AND PSYCHIATRY

26.  Dan Berstein, Mental Health and Conflicts:  A Handbook for Empowerment (2022).

RELIGION

27.  Michael D. McNally, Defend the Sacred:  Native American Religious Freedom Beyond the First Amendment (2020).

SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY

28.  Oreste Pollicino and Giovanni De Gregorio, eds., Blockchain and Public Law:  Global Challenges in the Era of Decentralisation (2021).

SEXUAL ORIENTATION

29.  Sasha Issenberg, The Engagement:  America’s Quarter-Century Struggle Over Same-Sex Marriage (2021).

TAX POLICY

30.  Dorothy A. Brown, Whiteness of Wealth:  How the Tax System Impoverishes Black Americans and How We Can Fix It (2022).

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.

August 2021 New Resources

In August 2021, 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’s Open Society Justice Initiative

HeinOnline has provided a new database, Open Society Justice Initiative. The Open Society Justice Initiative, part of the Open Society Foundations, was established in 2003 to provide expert legal support for Open Society’s broader mission and values through strategic human rights litigation and other legal work. The Justice Initiative publishes reports, handbooks, briefing papers, legal and policy submissions, and fact sheets exploring and advocating on issues of human rights and justice.

New Books

ADMIRALTY

Felicity G. Attard, The Duty of the Shipmaster to Render Assistance at Sea Under International Law (2020).


ARTIFICAL INTELLIGENCE LAW AND LEGISLATION

Woodrow Barfield, ed., The Cambridge Handbook of the Law of Algorithms (2021).

BUSINESS ORGANIZATIONS

Grant M. Hayden and Matthew T. Bodie, Reconstructing the Corporation: From Shareholder Primacy to Shared Governance (2020).


CONTRACTS

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


CRIMINAL LAW AND PROCEDURE

Glen Sample Ely, Murder in Montague: Frontier Justice and Retribution in Texas (2020).


DOMESTIC RELATIONS

Mark A. Chinn, Forms, Checklists, and Procedures for the Family Lawyer (2021).

HEALTH LAW AND POLICY

W. Andrew H. Gantt III, ed., Healthcare Cybersecurity (2021).

INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY LAW

Michelle M. Wu, Rebalancing Copyright: Considering Technology’s Impact on Libraries and the Public Interest (2021).

Theodore H. Davis, Jr., Jay Erstling, and Megan Miller, What is a Trademark (2021).

JUDGES

Mary Theresa Vasquez and Anthony Head, From the Texas Cotton Fields to the United States Tax Court: The Life Journey of Juan F. Vasquez (2021).

LEGAL EDUCATION

Melissa A. Wong, Instructional Design for LIS Professionals: A Guide for Teaching Librarians and Information Science Professionals (2019).

LEGAL RESEARCH AND LIBRARIES

Rebecca Tolley, A Trauma-Informed Approach to Library Services (2020).

MEDICAL JURISPRUDENCE

Barak Cohen, ed., with Michael C. Bleicher, Cannabis Law: A Primer on Federal and State Law Regarding Marijuana, Hemp, and CBD (2021).

PRACTICE AND PROCEDURE

Alan S. Gutterman, Business and Human Rights: Advising Clients on Respecting and Fulfilling Human Rights (2020).

Theda C. Snyder, Women Rainmakers’ Best Marketing Tips (2021).

Jennifer K. Robbennolt and Jean R. Sternlight, Psychology for Lawyers: Understanding the Human Factors in Negotiation, Litigation, and Decision Making (2021).

Nancy Harris Vaidik and Rebecca Diaz-Bonilla, Point Well Made: Persuasive Oral Advocacy (2021).

James H. Fierberg, A Civility-Based Model for New Lawyers: Understanding Your Moral Compass, Interpersonal Skills, and Ethical Inventory Before Practicing Law (2021).

SEXUAL ORIENTATION

Kevin Leo Yabut Nadal, Queering Law and Order: LGBTQ Communities and the Criminal Justice System (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.

2021 February New Resources

In February 2021, 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

VerdictSearch– Provides verdict and settlement research. Each report includes a full narrative of the facts, allegations, injuries, damages and result. Other key data points include, when available and relevant, expert witnesses, attorneys and law firms, insurers and coverage limits, settlement offers and demands, and docket information, such as the caption, index number, court and judge.

New Books

BANKING AND FINANCE

1. Pierre-Hugues Verdier, Global Banks on Trial:  U.S. Prosecutions and the Remaking of International Finance (2020).

2. Philipp Hacker, et.al. eds., Regulating Blockchain:  Techno-Social and Legal Challenges (2019).

COURTS

3. Richard Susskind, Online Courts and the Future of Justice (2019).

CRIMINAL LAW AND PROCEDURE

4. Seth W. Stoughton, Jeffrey J. Noble, and Geoffrey P. Alpert, Evaluating Police Uses of Force (2021).

GAMING

5. Robert M. Jarvis, J. Wesley Cochran, and Ronald J. Rychlak, Gaming Law and Gambling Law:  Cases, Materials, and Problems (2021).

IMMIGRATION LAW

6. Julia Rose Kraut, Threat of Dissent:  A History of Ideological Exclusion and Deportation in the United States (2020).

INFORMATION PRIVACY

7. Mark Burdon, Digital Data Collection and Information Privacy Law (2020).

JUDGES

8. Charles Gardner Geyh, James J. Alfini, and James Sample, Judicial Conduct and Ethics (2020).

9. Renee Knake Jefferson and Hannah Brenner Johnson, Shortlisted:  Women in the Shadows of the Supreme Court (2020).

10. Herbert M. Kritzer, Judicial Selection in the States:  Politics and the Struggle for Reform (2020).

LEGAL ANALYSIS AND WRITING

11. Mary Beth Beazley and Monte Smith, Briefs and Beyond:  Persuasive Legal Writing (2021).

LEGAL EDUCATION

12. Primary Research Group, Inc., Survey of Law Libraries:  Best Practices in Docket Searching (2019).

POLITICS

13. Mark Tushnet, Taking Back the Constitution:  Activist Judges and the Next Age of American Law (2020).

PRESIDENT/EXECUTIVE DEPARTMENT

14. Laura Notton, ed., Federal Regulatory Guide (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.

Offering Support to the Black Lives Matter Movement

protest booklist
Illustration by Jane Mount

These are times of tremendous change and stress for Americans. We are experiencing a pandemic that has crippled our economy as well as being in the midst of social unrest.

The Texas Tech University School of Law Library echos recent statements from the American Library Association:

Diversity is one of ALA’s key commitments and guiding principles. For this reason, the Executive Board calls on library and information services leaders, staff, and advocates of all races and backgrounds to abolish racism against Black people and against all People of Color and to see to it that it has no place in our institutions, our policies, our practices, or our behaviors.

There are many places to contribute, provide help to protesters, and support the Black Lives Matter movement. Here are a few blogs that point to some places where you can help both locally and nationally.

One way to help support is by donating to bail funds. Here are some sites that suggest organizations that accept donations:

ACLU Texas – Protests and Police: Community Resources in Texas

List of Bail Funds for Protestors across the Country

Bail Relief Resources for Protestors

Here are some blogs with additional suggestions on how to support protesters and to help protesters to know and understand their rights.

How to Support the Struggle Against Police Brutality

How to Find a Pro Bono Lawyer If You’re Arrested During a Protest

Here’s Where You Can Donate to Help Protests Against Police Brutality

ACLU – Know Your Rights – Protester’s Rights 

Legal Observer Program on the national NLG’s website (a legal observer is someone who is observing and noting what is happening to document violence they see and if possible prevent violence by their presence)

Law for Black Lives (provides opportunities for legal professionals to volunteer their services)

How to Reduce Police Violence with 6 Proven Methods

Even if you are unable to donate time or money, you can still be an advocate by learning more about the Black Lives Matter movement, racism, and about the African-American experience. These lists provide a variety of ways to explore, learn, and educate yourself.

These sites offer a variety of books and multimedia to help you understand what is happening and why.

An Essential Anti-Racist Reading List

Black Lives Matter: Recommended Reading

Black Lives Matter A Book List  

Listopia: Black Lives Matter Book Lists

Racial Justice Resources

A Timeline of Events that Led to the 2020 “Fed Up”-rising

Trevor Noah video about the protests

Hasan Minhaj, host of The Patriot Act, put out this video about George Floyd

Some of the books in these lists may be available through our Law Library, the main university library, or through our InterLibrary Loan services.

If you would like assistance finding any of these titles, please contact the circulation desk at either 806-742-3957 or circulation.law@ttu.edu.