February 2019 New Resources

2019 Feb new books

In February 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

GAO Reports and Comptroller General Decisions – A new database available from HeinOnline.  Contains reports on audits, surveys, investigations, and evaluations of federal programs conducted by the United States Government Accountability Office (GAO). All published reports, testimonies, correspondence, and special publications are included (documents that are restricted or classified are not). GAO Comptroller General Decisions contain decisions and opinions issued by the Comptroller General in areas of federal law such as appropriations, bid protests, and federal agency rulemaking.

New Books

COMPARATIVE AND FOREIGN LAW

  1. Gary Slapper and David Kelly, The English Legal System (2014).
  2. P.S.R.F. Mathijsen, A Guide to European Union Law: As Amended by the Treaty of Lisbon (2010).
  3. Lorna Woods and Philippa Watson, Steiner & Woods EU Law (2012).

CYBER LAW

  1. Catherine D. Marcum, Cyber Crime (2019).

DOMESTIC RELATIONS

  1. Brett R. Turner, Equitable Distribution of Property (2019).
  2. Diane L. Redleaf, They Took the Kids Last Night: How the Child Protection System Puts Families at Risk (2018).

EMPLOYMENT PRACTICE

  1. Meera E. Deo, Unequal Profession: Race and Gender in Legal Academia (2019).
  2. Wendi S. Lazar, executive ed. ; Terese M. Connolly and Gregory S. Chiarello eds., Zero Tolerance: Best Practices for Combating Sex-Based Harassment in the Legal Profession (2018).

ENVIRONMENTAL LAW

  1. Mark A. Ryan, ed., The Clean Water Act Handbook (2018).
  2. Harry Verhoeven, ed., Environmental Politics in the Middle East: Local Struggles, Global Connections (2018).
  3. Shelley Ross Saxer and Jonathan Rosenbloom, Social-Ecological Resilience and Sustainability (2018).

IMMIGRATION LAW

  1. ILRC Staff Attorneys, Essentials of Asylum Law (2018).

INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY LAW

  1. Irene Calboli and Martin Senftleben, eds., The Protection of Non-Traditional Trademarks: Critical Perspectives (2018).

LEGAL ANALYSIS AND WRITING

  1. Jill Barton and Rachel H. Smith, The Handbook for the New Legal Writer (2019).

LEGAL EDUCATION

  1. Helen Sword, Air & Light & Time & Space: How Successful Academics Write (2017).
  2. Gary R. Morrison, Designing Effective Instruction (2013).
  3. Christine Harrington and Todd Zakrajsek, Dynamic Lecturing: Research-Based Strategies to Enhance Lecture Effectiveness (2017).
  4. Robert F. Mager, Preparing Instructional Objectives: A Critical Tool in the Development of Effective Instruction (2012).

LEGAL PROFESSION

  1. Faith Pincus, Being Heard: Presentation Skills for Attorneys (2018).
  2. Jeremy W. Richter, Building a Better Law Practice: Become a Better Lawyer in Five Minutes a Day (2018).
  3. Dennis Kennedy and Tom Mighell, The Lawyer’s Guide to Collaboration Tools and Technologies: Smart Ways to Work Together (2018).
  4. Ida O. Abbott, The Lawyer’s Guide to Mentoring (2018).
  5. Andy Clark, Lawyer Wellness is Not an Oxymoron: Why Tomorrow’s Top Lawyers Must Embrace Wellness Today and What You Need to do to be One of Them (2013).
  6. Larry Port and Dave Maxfield, The Lean Law Firm: Run Your Firm Like the World’s Most Efficient and Profitable Businesses (2018).
  7. Lee Holcomb, Lifestyle Lawyer: The Female Attorney’s Guide to Designing a Law Career You Love (2018).

PROFESSIONAL ETHICS

  1. Katerina P. Lewinbuk, Connecting Ethics and Practice: A Lawyer’s Guide to Professional Responsibility (2019).

SMALL BUSINESS LAW

  1. Jean L. Batman, Advising the Small Business: Forms and Advice for the Legal Practitioner (2018).

TRIAL PRACTICE

  1. David Berg, The Trial Lawyer: What it Takes to Win (2018).

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.

January 2019 New Books

2019 Jan new books

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

CRIMINAL LAW AND PROCEDURE

  1. Victoria Sutton, The Court Martial of Apache Kid Based on the Original Transcript (2018).
  2. James Nesci, How to Beat a DUI (2008).

ENVIRONMENTAL LAW

  1. Robert Henson, The Thinking Person’s Guide to Climate Change (2014).

HEALTH LAW AND POLICY

  1. David A. Schwartz, Julienne Ngoundoung Anoko, and Sharon A. Abramowitz, eds., Pregnant in the Time of Ebola: Women and Their Children in the 2013-2015 West African Epidemic (2019).

INTERNATIONAL LAW

  1. Mascha Fedorova and Willen-Jan van der Wolf, eds., The United Nations and the Protection of the Rights of Women (2005).

LEGAL EDUCATION

  1. Brandon K. West, Kimberly D. Hoffman, and Michelle Costello, eds., Creative Instructional Design: Practical Application for Librarians (2017).
  2. Sean Cordes, Instruction Design Essentials: A Practical Guide for Librarians (2018).
  3. Kevin Michael Klipfel and Dani Brecher Cook, Learner-Centered Pedagogy: Principles and Practice (2017).

LEGAL PROFESSION

  1. Deborah Calloway, Becoming a Joyful Lawyer: Contemplative Training in Non-Distraction, Empathy, and Emotional Wisdom (2012).
  2. Martin E.P. Seligman, Flourish: A Visionary New Understanding of Happiness and Well-Being (2013).
  3. Brene Brown, I Thought it was Just Me (but it isn’t): Making the Journey from “What will people think?” to “I am enough.” (2008).
  4. Melody Beattie, The New Codependency: Help and Guidance for Today’s Generation (2010).
  5. Brene Brown, Rising Strong: How the Ability to Reset Transforms the Way We Live, Love, Parent, and Lead, (2017).

TORTS

  1. Michael Neff, Premises Liability: A Guide to Success (2017).

TRIAL PRACTICE

  1. David R. Bossart, et.al., Winning Case Preparation: Understanding Jury Bias (2018).

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.

 

 

December 2018 New Resources

2018 dec new book

In December 2018, 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

Foreign  International Law Resources Database (Part VII:  International Human Rights Law Institute) – Contained within HeinOnline, the International Human Rights Law Institute is the newest section of this vast database focusing on foreign and international legal material.  Part VII contains publications from the International Human Rights Law Institute. Topics within this section include information on sex trafficking, Middle East legal issues, and international extradition among others.

New Books

CRIMINAL LAW AND PROCEDURE

  1. Joseph F. Hoelscher, Texas Drunk Driving Law (2017).

HEALTH AND MENTAL WELLBEING

  1. Christopher M. Norris, The Complete Guide to Stretching (2015).

LEGISLATION

  1. Shambie Singer, Statutes and Statutory Construction (2018).

TRIAL PRACTICE

  1. Judge Robert R. Barton, Fundamentals of Texas Trial Practice: Civil and Criminal (2018).

All these 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 stop by the Circulation Desk.

All electronic databases are available through the Library’s webpage, http://www.depts.ttu.edu/law/lawlibrary/index.php

October 2018 New Resources

2018 Oct new books

In October 2018, 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

U.S. Congressional Serial Set – The United States Congressional Serial Set, commonly referred to as the Serial Set, is considered the most essential publication for unveiling American history.  This ongoing project in HeinOnline will be released in phases and will soon contain complete coverage of the Serial Set.

New Books

CRIMINAL LAW AND PROCEDURE

  1. William R. Kelly with Robert Pitman, Confronting Underground Justice: Reinventing Plea Bargaining for Effective Criminal Justice Reform (2018).
  2. Paul Marcus, Melanie D. Wilson, and Jack B. Zimmermann, Criminal Procedure in Practice (2018).
  3. Michael D. Cicchini, Anatomy of a False Confession: The Interrogation and Conviction of Brendan Dassey (2018).

EMPLOYMENT PRACTICE

  1. Amy S. Wilson, ed., The Practitioner’s Guide to Defense of EPL Claims (2018).

IMMIGRATION LAW

  1. Charles M. Miller, Marcine A. Seid, and Daniel Brown, Immigration Compliance and Best Practices (2018).

JUDGES

  1. Richard E. Flamm, Judicial Disqualification: Recusal and Disqualification of Judges (2017).

JUVENILES

7. ABA Center on Children and the Law, Child Welfare Legal Representation: ABA Attorney Standards (2018).

LEGAL ANALYSIS AND WRITING

  1. Laurel Currie Oates and Anne Enquist, Just Memos: Preparing for Practice (2018).
  2. Richard K. Neumann, Jr., and J. Lyn Entrikin, Legal Drafting by Design: A Unified Approach (2018).

LEGAL EDUCATION

  1. Ira L. Shafiroff, First-Year Law School Success: The Ultimate and Essential Guide for Every 1L (2018).

LEGAL PROFESSION

  1. Kerry M. Lavelle, The Early-Career Guide for Attorneys: Starting and Building a Successful Career in Law (2018).
  2. Stewart Levine, The Best Lawyer You Can Be: A Guide to Physical, Mental, Emotional, and spiritual Wellness (2018).
  3. Terri Morrison, Kiss, Bow, or Shake Hands: Courtrooms to Corporate Counsels (2018).
  4. Anders Ericsson and Robert Pool, Peak: Secrets from the New Science of Expertise (2017).
  5. Robert N. Sayler and Molly Bishop Shadel, Tongue-Tied America: Reviving the Art of Verbal Persuasion (2019).
  6. Susan Smith Blakely, What Millennial Lawyers Want: A Bridge from the Past to the Future of Law Practice (2019).

RELIGION

  1. Mark Douglas McGarvie, Law and Religion in American History: Public Values and Private Conscience (2016).

SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY

  1. Siddhivinayak Kulkarni, ed., Machine Learning Algorithms for Problem Solving in Computational Applications: Intelligent Techniques (2012).

TORTS

  1. Mike Farris and Jennifer Pedroza, Fifty Shades of Black and White: Anatomy of the Lawsuit Behind a Publishing Phenomenon (2018).
  2. Robert L. Dunn, Recovery of Damages for Lost Profits (2005).

All resources are available from the Law Library.  If you would like to check out any of these titles, please visit the circulation desk.

All electronic databases are available through the Library’s webpage, http://www.depts.ttu.edu/law/lawlibrary/index.php.

 

August 2018 New Books

2018 Aug new books

In August 2018, the Law Library added the following new titles to the collection to support the research and curricular needs of our faculty and students:

ECONOMICS

  1. Laurence M. Ball, The Fed and Lehman Brothers: Setting the Record Straight on a Financial Disaster (2018).

FAMILY LAW

  1. Melissa A. Kucinski, A Practical Handbook for the Child’s Attorney: Effectively Representing Children in Custody Cases (2018).

HEALTH LAW AND POLICY

  1. Judge Ginger Lerner-Wren with Rebecca A. Eckland, A Court of Refuge: Stories from the Bench of America’s First Mental Health Court (2018).
  2. Josephine Johnston, Erik Parens, and Barbara A. Koenig, eds., The Ethics of Sequencing Newborns: Reflections and Recommendations (2018).
  3. Alisa Roth, Insane: America’s Criminal Treatment of Mental Illness (2018).

IMMIGRATION LAW

  1. Lynn Coyle, Barbara Hines, and Lee Teran; Updated by David Strange and Zelda Vasquez, Basics of Immigration Law for Texas Criminal Defense Attorneys Immigration Consequences of Criminal Conduct an Overview for Criminal Defenders in Texas (2017).

INTERNATIONAL LAW

  1. Mascha Fedorova and Willen-Jan van der Wolf, eds., The United Nations and the Protection of the Rights of Women (2005).
  2. Facundo Alvaredo, Lucas Chancel, Thomas Piketty, Emmanuel Saez, and Gabriel Zucman, eds., World Inequality Report 2018 (2018).

LEGAL EDUCATION

  1. Benedict Carey, How We Learn: The Surprising Truth About When, Where and Why It Happens (2015).
  2. Laurel Currie Oates, Anne Enquist, and Jeremy Francis, The Legal Writing Handbook: Analysis, Research, and Writing (2018).

LEGAL PROFESSION

  1. Dan A. Naranjo, Oral History Interview: Dan A. Naranjo (2018).
  2. David Ray McAtee, Oral History Interview: David Ray McAtee (2018).
  3. Frank Griffith Jones, Oral History Interview: Frank Griffith Jones (2018).
  4. James M. Alsup, Oral History Interview: James M. Alsup (2018).

LEGAL RESEARCH AND LIBRARIES

  1. John B. Nann and Morris L. Cohen, The Yale Law School Guide to Research in American Legal History (2018).

POLITICS

  1. Laurence Tribe and Joshua Matz, To End a Presidency: The Power of Impeachment (2018).

SENTENCING AND PUNISHMENT

  1. Mark Godsey, Blind Injustice: A Former Prosecutor Exposes the Psychology and Politics of Wrongful Convictions (2017).
  2. Bharat Malkani, Slavery and the Death Penalty: A Study in Abolition (2018).

STATE AND LOCAL GOVERNMENT LAW

  1. Lucas A. Powe, Jr., America’s Lone Star Constitution: How Supreme Court Cases from Texas Shape the Nation (2018).

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.

July 2018 New Books

2018 July new books 2

In July 2018, the Law Library added the following new titles to the collection to support the research and curricular needs of our faculty and students:

CIVIL RIGHTS

  1. Angela J. Hattery and Earl Smith, Policing Black Bodies: How Black Lives Are Surveilled and How to Work for Change (2018).
  2. Khiara M. Bridges, The Poverty of Privacy Rights (2017).

COMMERCIAL LAW

  1. DOJ Civil Antitrust Practice and Procedure Manual (2018).

CONSTITUTIONAL LAW

  1. Martin H. Redish, Judicial Independence and the American Constitution: A Democratic Paradox (2017).
  2. Samantha Barbas, Newsworthy: The Supreme Court Battle Over Privacy and Press Freedom (2017).

CRIMINAL LAW AND PROCEDURE

  1. Lakhdar Boumediene and Mustafa Ait Idir, with Daniel Hartnett Norland, Jeffrey Rose and Kathleen List, Witnesses of the Unseen: Seven Years in Guantanamo (2017).

ECONOMICS

  1. Kaushik Basu, The Republic of Beliefs: A New Approach to Law and Economics (2018).

ELECTIONS AND VOTING

  1. Jesse H. Rhodes, Ballot Blocked: The Political Erosion of the Voting Rights Act (2017).

EMPLOYMENT PRACTICE

  1. Sarah Cote Hampson, The Balance Gap: Working Mothers and the Limits of the Law (2017).

ESTATES AND TRUSTS

  1. L. Rush Hunt and Lara Rae Hunt, A Lawyer’s Guide to Estate Planning: Fundamentals for the Legal Practitioner (2018).

FAMILY LAW

  1. Daniel J. Hynan, Parenting Plans: Meeting the Challenges With Facts and Analysis (2018).

IMMIGRATION LAW

  1. Leo R. Chavez, Anchor Babies and the Challenge of Birthright Citizenship (2017).

INDIAN AND ABORIGINAL LAW

  1. Julie Koppel Maldonado, Benedict Colombi, and Rajul Pandya, editors, Climate Change and Indigenous Peoples in the United States: Impacts, Experiences and Actions (2014).

LEGAL EDUCATION

  1. Riaz Tejani, Law Mart: Justice, Access, and For-Profit Law Schools (2017).

LEGAL HISTORY

  1. Stanton D. Krauss, ed., Gentlemen of the Grand Jury: The Surviving Grand Jury Charges from Colonial, State, and Lower Federal Courts Before 1801 (2012).

LEGAL PHILOSOPHY

  1. Brian M. McCall, The Architecture of Law: Rebuilding Law in the Classical Tradition (2018).
  2. Geoffroy de Lagasnerie, Judge & Punish: The Penal State on Trial (2018).

LEGAL PROFESSION

  1. Jay M. Feinman, Law 101: Everything You Need to Know About American Law (2018).
  2. Alan L. Dworsky, The Little Book on Oral Argument (2018).

LEGAL RESEARCH AND LIBRARIES

  1. Ashley Krenelka Chase, ed., Millennial Leadership in Libraries (2018).
  2. Bryan A. Garner with Jeff Newman, and Tiger Jackson, The Redbook: A Manual on Legal Style (2018).

POLITICS

  1. Keith J. Bybee, How Civility Works (2016).
  2. Mark Fenster, The Transparency Fix: Secrets, Leaks, and Uncontrollable Government Information (2017).

PRACTICE AND PROCEDURE

  1. Robert U. Sattin, ed., Filling in the Blanks: Practical Skills for the Working Lawyer (2016).

TAXATION—FEDERAL

  1. Jack Zuckerman, The 1040 Handbook: A Guide to Income and Asset Discovery: Includes Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017 (2018).

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.

June 2018 New Books

2018 June covers

In June 2018, the Law Library added the following new titles to the collection to support the research and curricular needs of our faculty and students.

AGRICULTURE LAW

  1. Thomas L. Daniels and John C. Keene, The Law of Agricultural Land Preservation in the United States (2018).

CONSTITUTIONAL LAW, GENERALLY

  1. Dwight T. Pitcaithley, ed., The U.S. Constitution & Secession: A Documentary Anthology of Slavery and White Supremacy (2018).

CRIMINAL LAW AND PROCEDURE

  1. Andrea D. Lyon, The Feminine Sixth: Women for the Defense (2018).

LEGAL EDUCATION

  1. Edmund J. Hansen, Idea-Based Learning: A Course Design Process to Promote Conceptual Understanding (2011).
  2. The Chronicle of Higher Education Inc., New to College Teaching: Everything New Instructors Need to Know to be Successful (2018).
  3. The Chronicle of Higher Education Inc., New to Tenure: Everything Those Newly Tenured Need to Know to be Successful (2018).
  4. The Chronicle of Higher Education Inc., New to the Administration: Everything New Administrators Need to Know to be Successful (2018).
  5. The Chronicle of Higher Education Inc., New to the Faculty: Everything New Professors Need to Know to be Successful: Starter Kit (2018).
  6. Jennifer R. Duffy, et. al., The Performance of Repeat Test Takers on the Law School Admission Test: 1994-1995 through 2000-2001 Testing Years (2001).
  7. Angelo J. Letizia, Using Servant Leadership: How to Reframe the Core Functions of Higher Education (2018).

LEGAL HISTORY

  1. Anthony Page and Wilfrid Prest, eds., Blackstone and His Critics (2018).

LEGAL PROFESSION

  1. Alex Davies, AI in Application: An In-depth Examination from the Legal Profession (2018).

LEGAL RESEARCH AND LIBRARIES

  1. American Association of Law Libraries, AALL Guide to Fair Business Practices for Legal Publishers (2007).
  2. Francisco A. Avalos, compiler, Avalos Legal Glossary/Dictionary Translator and Other Related Fields of Study: English/Spanish Spanish/English (2018).

MEDICAL JURISPRUDENCE

  1. A. James Cuticchia, Genetics: A Handbook for Lawyers (2018).

OBSCENITY LAW

  1. Amy Beth Werbel, Lust on Trial: Censorship and the Rise of American Obscenity in the Age of Anthony Comstock (2018).

SUPREME COURT OF THE UNITED STATES

  1. William E. Nelson, Marbury v. Madison: The Origins and Legacy of Judicial Review (2018).

All of these books are available in 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.