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.

May 2021 New Books

In May 2021, the Law Library added the following new titles to the collection to support the research and curricular needs of our faculty and students.

ANIMAL LAW

1. Karen Bradshaw, Wildlife as Property Owners:  A New Conception of Animal Rights (2020).

BANKING AND FINANCE

2. Daniel T. Stabile, Kimberly A. Prior, and Andrew M. Hinkes, Digital Assets and Blockchain Technology:  US Law and Regulation (2020).

CRIMINAL LAW AND PROCEDURE

3. Joel Fishman, Grand Juries:  A Legal Research Guide (2020).

ELECTIONS AND VOTING

4. Mark P. Jones, ed., Voting and Political Representation in America:  Issues and Trends (2020).

ENERGY AND UTILITIES LAW

5. Sarah A.W. Fitts and Florence K.S. Davis, eds., Distributed Generation Law:  A Guide to Regulations, Policies, and Programs (2020).

ENVIRONMENTAL LAW

6. Sumudu A. Atapattu, Carmen G. Gonzalez, and Sara L. Seck, eds., The Cambridge Handbook of Environmental Justice and Sustainable Development (2021).

7. Michael Burger, ed., Combating Climate Change with Section 115 of the Clean Air Act:  Law and Policy Rationales (2020).

8. Jonathan Rosenbloom, Remarkable Cities and the Fight Against Climate Change:  43 Recommendations to Reduce Greenhouse Gases and the Communities that Adopted Them (2020).

EVIDENCE

9. Paul W. Grimm, Charles S. Fax, and Paul Mark Sandler, Discovery Problems and Their Solutions (2020).

LAW AND SOCIETY

10. Jef Ausloos, The Right to Erasure in EU Data Protection Law:  From Individual Rights to Effective Protection (2020).

LAW OF THE SEA

11. Oystein Jensen, ed., The Development of the Law of the Sea Convention:  The Role of International Courts and Tribunals (2020).

12. Graeme Scott Baber, The Global Law of the Sea:  Baselines and Boundary Delimitation (2020).

LEGAL ANALYSIS AND WRITING

13. Hon. Robert E. Bacharach, Legal Writing:  A Judge’s Perspective on the Science and Rhetoric of the Written Word (2020).

LEGAL EDUCATION

14. Nicole P. Dyszlewski, Raquel J. Gabriel, Suzanne Harrington-Steppen, Anna Russell, and Genevieve B. Tung, eds., Integrating Doctrine and Diversity:  Inclusion and Equity in the Law School Classroom (2021).

15. Primary Research Group, Survey of Law School Faculty & Staff:  Evaluating Information Technology Needs & Resources (2020).

16. Primary Research Group, Survey of Law School Response to the Coronavirus Pandemic (2020).

LEGAL PROFESSION

17. American Bar Association, Standing Committee on Lawyers’ Professional Liability, Protecting Against Cyber Threats:  A Lawyer’s Guide to Choosing a Cyber Liability Insurance Policy (2019).

PRESIDENT/EXECUTIVE DEPARTMENT

18. Gary Gerstle and Joel Isaac, eds., States of Exception in American History (2020).

PROFESSIONAL ETHICS

19. Joel Fishman, Judicial Ethics and Discipline:  A Legal Research Guide (2020).

REPRODUCTION

20. N. E. H. Hull and Peter Charles Hoffer, Roe v. Wade:  The Abortion Rights Controversy in American History (2021).

SEX CRIMES

21. Mary Welek Atwell, Sexual Harassment in the United States:  Analyzing the Hostile Environment (2020).

WATER LAW

22. Maria E. Milanes, International Groundwater Law and the US-Mexico Border Region (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.

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.

December 2020 New Books

In December 2020, the Law Library added the following new titles to the collection to support the research and curricular needs of our faculty and students.

COMMERCIAL LAW

1. John P. Huggard, The Law of Sales:  A Detailed Explanation of Article 2 of the Uniform Commercial Code (2020).

2. John P. Huggard, Negotiable Instruments Law:  A Detailed Explanation of Article 3 of the Uniform Commercial Code (2020).

CONSTITUTIONAL LAW, GENERALLY

3. Jasmine Farrier, Constitutional Dysfunction on Trial:  Congressional Lawsuits and the Separation of Powers (2019).

DISPUTE RESOLUTION

4. Joseph B. Stulberg and Lela P. Love, The Middle Voice:  Mediating Conflict Successfully (2019).

ELECTIONS AND VOTING

5. Melvin I. Urofsky, The Campaign Finance Cases:  Buckley, McConnell, Citizens United, and McCutcheon (2020).

FOOD AND DRUG LAW

6. David P. Carter, Regulation by Proxy:  How the USDA Relies on Public, Nonprofit, and For-Profit Intermediaries to Oversee Organic Food in the U.S. (2019).

INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY LAW

7. Lucas S. Osborn, 3D Printing and Intellectual Property (2019).

8. Gerardo Con Diaz, Software Rights:  How Patent Law Transformed Software Development in America (2019).

9. Randolph J. May and Seth L. Cooper, Modernizing Copyright Law for the Digital Age:  Constitutional Foundations for Reform (2020).

JUDGES

10. Corey Robin, The Enigma of Clarence Thomas (2019).

11. Jeffrey Rosen, Conversations with RBG:  Ruth Bader Ginsburg on Life, Love, Liberty, and Law (2019).

LEGAL EDUCATION

12. Steven M. Virgil, A Handbook for Transactional and Small Business Clinics (2020).

13. Christine A. Corcos, ed., The Media Method:  Teaching Law with Popular Culture (2019).

PRACTICE AND PROCEDURE

14. Joseph William Singer, Persuasion:  Getting to the Other Side (2020).

PRESIDENT/EXECUTIVE DEPARTMENT

15. Thomas C. Mackey, Opposing Lincoln:  Clement L. Vallandigham, Presidential Power, and the Legal Battle Over Dissent in Wartime (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.

November 2020 New Books

In November 2020, the Law Library added the following new titles to the collection to support the research and curricular needs of our faculty and students.

CYBERSECURITY LAW

1. Thomas J. Smedinghoff and Roland L. Trope, eds., Guide to Cybersecurity Due Diligence in M&A Transactions (2017).

DISASTER LAW

2. George B. Huff, Jr., Edward A. Thomas, and Nancy McNabb, eds., The Community Resilience Handbook (2020).

DOMESTIC RELATIONS

3. William N. Eskridge Jr. and Christopher R. Riano, Marriage Equality:  From Outlaws to In-Laws (2020).

4. Lindsay H. Childs, Divorce in the Golden Years:  Estate Planning, Spousal Support, and Retirement Issues for Clients at Midlife and Beyond (2020).

5. Carolyn Moran Zack, Family Law Arbitration:  Practice, Procedure, and Forms (2020).

ELECTIONS AND VOTING

6. Charles L. Zelden, Bush v. Gore:  Exposing the Growing Crisis in American Democracy (2020).

EVIDENCE

7. David A. Schlueter and Edward J. Imwinkelried, Texas Evidentiary Foundations (2020).

LAND USE

8. David Callies, Regulatory Takings After Knick:  Total Takings, the Nuisance Exception, and Background Principles Exceptions:  Public Trust Doctrine, Custom, and Statutes (2020).

LEGAL EDUCATION

9. Russell A. McClain, The Guide to Belonging in Law School (2020).

10. James M. Lang, Distracted:  Why Students Can’t Focus and What You Can Do About It (2020).

MEDICAL JURISPRUDENCE

11. Michael A. Kirtland and Donna J. Jackson, Getting Started with Advance Directives (2020).

MOTOR VEHICLES

12. Jeffrey K. Gurney, Automated Vehicle Law:  Legal Liability, Regulation, and Data Security (2020).

PRACTICE AND PROCEDURE

13. G. Nicholas Herman and Zachary C. Bolitho, Plea Bargaining (2020).

14. Mikal C. Watts  and Sawnie A. McEntire, Trial:  A Guide from Start to Finish:  Perspectives from Opposing Counsel (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.