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 firstname.lastname@example.org. Library staff will be able to assist in locating and checking out any of these items.
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.
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.
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).
Grant M. Hayden and Matthew T. Bodie, Reconstructing the Corporation: From Shareholder Primacy to Shared Governance (2020).
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).
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).
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).
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).
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).
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 email@example.com.
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.
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.
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:
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.
In April 2020, the Law Library added the following new resources to the collection to support the research and curricular needs of our faculty and students.
As the semester comes to a close it is time to start preparing for finals. Remember that the law library has several publisher’s study aids available for you. The easiest way to access these study aids is to go to the law library’s Remote Services Guide and follow the instructions.
The law library has just added temporary access to study aids from Lexis Nexis Digial Library. This guide will provide all the information you need to access this new resource.
This month there are no new books to announce. We were not able to catalog or add new books since staff is working from home.
If you have any book or circulation questions, please contact the circulation desk at either 806-742-3957 or firstname.lastname@example.org.