April 2021 New Books

In April 2021, 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. Cass R. Sunstein and Adrian Vermeule, Law & Leviathan:  Redeeming the Administrative State (2020).

ADMIRALTY

2. Tomas Heidar, New Knowledge and Changing Circumstances in the Law of the Sea (2020).

ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE LAW

3. Frank Pasquale, New Laws of Robotics:  Defending Human Expertise in the Age of AI (2020).

COMMERCIAL LAW

4. Lilian Edwards, Burkhard Schafer and Edina Harbinja, eds., Future Law:  Emerging Technology, Regulation and Ethics (2020).

COMMUNICATIONS LAW

5. Marc Goodman, Future Crimes:  Inside the Digital Underground and the Battle for Our Connected World (2016).

CONSTITUTIONAL LAW, GENERALLY

6. Meghan J. Ryan and William W. Berry III, eds., The Eighth Amendment and Its Future in a New Age of Punishment (2020).

CONTRACTS

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

DISPUTE RESOLUTION

8. Deirdre McCarthy Gallagher, Richard Miles, and Jerrilynne Purdy, Alternative Dispute Resolution in the Regulatory Process (2020).

ENVIRONMENTAL LAW

9. Kirk W. Junker, ed., Environmental Law Across Cultures Comparisons  for Legal Practice (2020).

10. Brian Craig, Stringfellow Acid Pits:  The Toxic and Legal Legacy (2020).

EVIDENCE

11. Judge Xavier Rodriguez, ed., Essentials of E-Discovery (2021).

FIRST AMENDMENT

12. Michael D. Breidenbach, and Owen Anderson, eds., The Cambridge Companion to the First Amendment and Religious Liberty (2020).

GUN CONTROL LAW

13. Ian Ayres and Fredrick E. Vars, Weapon of Choice:  Fighting Gun Violence While Respecting Gun Rights (2020).

HEALTH LAW AND POLICY

14. Andrea Boggio, Cesare P.R. Romano, and Jessica Almqvist, eds., Human Germline Genome Modification and the Right to Science:  A Comparative Study of National Laws and Policies (2020).

15. Alan J. Morrison, Biotechnology Law:  A Primer for Scientists (2020).

16. Stephen Dycus, and Eugene R. Fidell, eds., COVID-19:  The Legal Challenges (2021).

IMMIGRATION LAW

17. Charles Wheeler, ed., Immigration Law and the Family:  A Practical Guide to Family-Sponsored Immigration (2020).

INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY LAW

18. Paul Heald, Copy This Book!:  What Data Tells Us About Copyright and the Public Good (2021).

JUDGES

19. Edward A. Purcell Jr., Antonin Scalia and American Constitutionalism:  The Historical Significance of a Judicial Icon (2020).

20. Lazaro Lima, Being Brown:  Sonia Sotomayor and the Latino Question (2019).

LEGAL EDUCATION

21. Bruce A. Kimball and Daniel R. Coquillette, The Intellectual Sword:  Harvard Law School, the Second Century (2020).

22. Kim O’Leary, Jeanette Buttrey, and Joni Larson, Improving Student Learning in the Doctrinal Law School Classroom:  Skills and Assessment (2020).

23. Marc A. Silverman, The Gunner’s Guide to Law School (2020).

24. Catrina Denvir, ed., Modernising Legal Education (2020).

25. Hoang Vu Tran, Race, Law, and Higher Education in the Colorblind Era:  Critical Investigations Into Race-Related Supreme Court Disputes (2020).

26. Primary Research Group, Survey of Law School Faculty & Staff:  Trends in Funding for Legal Research & Scholarship (2020).

PRACTICE AND PROCEDURE

27. Daniel I. Small, Preparing Witnesses:  A Practical Guide for Lawyers and Their Clients (2020).

REPRODUCTION

28. Zakiya Luna, Reproductive Rights as Human Rights:  Women of Color and the Fight for Reproductive Justice (2020).

SUPREME COURT OF THE UNITED STATES

29. Michael P. Fix and  Benjamin J. Kassow, US Supreme Court Doctrine in the State High Courts (2020).

WATER LAW

30. Yoshifumi Tanaka, The South China Sea Arbitration:  Toward an International Legal Order in the Oceans (2019).

31. Gabor Baranyai, European Water Law and Hydropolitics:  An Inquiry Into the Resilience of Transboundary Water Governance in the European Union (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.

Deadline Extended…apply for Law Library Student Assistant positions

Deadline extended for applications!

The Law School is hiring 2Ls and 3Ls for the Fall Semester for:

Circulation Assistant:

  • This position is the primary contact for patrons in the evenings and on weekends. Duties include assisting patrons in finding library materials, checking library materials in and out, shelving library materials, and collection maintenance.

Research Assistant:

  • This position assists with providing information and research support for the law library. The research assistant position is under the supervision of a librarian, and the average workload is 10-20 hours/week. Duties and responsibilities include conducting research, creating Law Library marketing materials, and drafting blog posts. Other responsibilities vary depending on the supervising librarian.

Applications will be accepted through April 30th and can be found by going to https://www.depts.ttu.edu/law/lawlibrary/about/jobs.php.

For more information, please email circulation.law@ttu.edu.

To apply: Return completed application, resume, and cover letter to circulation.law@ttu.edu

March 2021 New Books

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

ARTS AND ENTERTAINMENT

1. Erik Nielson and Andrea L. Dennis, Rap on Trial:  Race, Lyrics, and Guilt in America (2019).

CONSTITUTIONAL LAW, GENERALLY

2. Kimberly K. Smith, The Conservation Constitution:  The Conservation Movement and Constitutional Change, 1870-1930 (2019).

CONTRACTS

3. Ben L. Fernandez, Drafting & Revising Contracts:  An Introduction to Drafting in Plain English and Revising Complex Form Documents (2019).

EMPLOYMENT PRACTICE

4. Paul Douglas Foote, James R. Harrington, and John McCaskill Jr., The Perils of Posting:  Court Cases on Off-Duty Social Media Conduct of Public Employees (2020).

FIRST AMENDMENT

5. Nathan C. Walker, First Amendment and State Bans on Teachers’ Religious Garb:  Analyzing the Historic Origins of Contemporary Legal Challenges in the United States (2020).

HEALTH LAW AND POLICY

6. Mary Ziegler, Abortion and the Law in America:  Roe v. Wade to the Present (2020).

IMMIGRATION LAW

7. J.C. Salyer, Court of Injustice:  Law Without Recognition in U.S. Immigration (2020).

JUDGES

8. John C. Domino, Texas Supreme Court Justice Bob Gammage:  A Jurisprudence of Rights and Liberties (2020).

LEGAL ANALYSIS AND WRITING

9. Cassandra L. Hill, D’Andra Millsap Shu, and Katherine T. Vukadin, The Legal Memo:  50 Exercises for Mastery:  Practice for the New Legal Writer (2021).

10. Melissa Shultz and Christine Tamer, Writing by Numbers:  Legal Writing Made Easy (2020).

11. Kevin Bennardo, Thinking and Writing About Law (2021).

LEGAL HISTORY

12. Sara Mayeux, Free Justice:  A History of the Public Defender in Twentieth-Century America (2020).

OIL, GAS, AND MINERAL LAW

13. Oil, Gas, and Energy Resources Law Section of the State Bar of Texas, Landmarks of a Century in Oil and Gas Law:  Twenty Cases that Shaped Texas Oil and Gas Jurisprudence (2017).

PRACTICE AND PROCEDURE

14. Lucy Endel Bassli, The Simple Guide to Legal Innovation:  Basics Every Lawyer Should Know (2020).

15. Jean L. Batman, Of Counsel:  Forms and Advice for Legal Practitioners (2019).

16. Conrad Saam, Own the Map:  Marketing Your Law Firm’s Address Online (2020).

17. Aaron Street, et.al., The Small Firm Roadmap:  A Survival Guide to the Future of Your Law Practice (2019).

PRESIDENT/EXECUTIVE DEPARTMENT

18. Saikrishna Bangalore Prakash, The Living Presidency:  An Originalist Argument Against Its Ever-Expanding Powers (2020).

RACE AND ETHNICITY

19. Lawrence Goldstone, On Account of Race:  The Supreme Court, White Supremacy, and the Ravaging of African American Voting Rights (2020).

20. Natsu Taylor Saito, Settler Colonialism, Race, and the Law:  Why Structural Racism Persists (2020).

SPACE LAW

21. Neta Palkovitz, Regulating a Revolution:  Small Satellites and the Law of Outer Space (2020).

TORTS

22. Robert Bilott, Exposure:  Poisoned Water, Corporate Greed, and One Lawyer’s Twenty-Year Battle Against Dupont (2019).

WATER LAW

23. Makane Moise Mbengue and Rukmini Das, Use of Experts in International Freshwater Disputes:  A Critical Assessment (2019).

24. Farhana Sultana and Alex Loftus, eds., Water Politics:  Governance, Justice, and the Right to Water (2020).

25. Catherine Banet, ed., The Law of the Seabed:  Access, Uses, and Protection of Seabed Resources (2020).

26. Salman M. A. Salman, Notification Concerning Planned Measures on Shared Watercourses:  Synergies Between the Watercourses Convention and the World Bank Policies and Practice (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.

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.