February 2020 New Books

2020 Feb new books

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

BIOTECHNOLOGY LAW

  1. Hugh B. Wellons, Robert F. Copple, and William Wofford, eds., Biotechnology and the Law (2019).

CRIMINAL LAW AND PROCEDURE

  1. Brian D. Shannon and Daniel H. Benson, Texas Criminal Procedure & the Offender with Mental Illness: An Analysis & Guide (2019).
  2. Michael J. DeValve, Tammy S. Garland, and Elizabeth Q. Wright, A Unified Theory of Justice and Crime: Justice that Love Gives (2018).
  3. William R. Kelly, The Future of Crime and Punishment: Smart Policies for Reducing Crime and Saving Money (2019).

DOMESTIC RELATIONS

  1. Stacy Heard and Jennifer Wheeler, Family Law Attorneys and Parenting Evaluators: Improving Professional Collaboration (2020).
  2. Tracy Coenen, Lifestyle Analysis in Divorce Cases: Investigating Spending and Finding Hidden Income and Assets (2020).

GAMING

  1. Keith Miller, ed., The Law of Regulated Gambling: A Practical Guide for Business Lawyers (2020).

LAND USE

  1. Barbara J. Roth, Agricultural Beginnings in the American Southwest (2016).

LEGAL EDUCATION

  1. Glenn Whitman and Ian Kelleher, Neuroteach: Brain Science and the Future of Education (2016).
  2. Marc Smith and Jonathan Firth, Psychology in the Classroom: A Teacher’s Guide to What Works (2018).
  3. Benjamin H. Barton, Fixing Law Schools: From Collapse to the Trump Bump and Beyond (2019).
  4. David Gooblar, The Missing Course: Everything They Never Taught You About College Teaching (2019).
  5. Lawrence S. Krieger, The Hidden Stresses of Law School and Law Practice: Applying the New Science for a Fulfilling Life and Career (2018).

LEGAL RESEARCH AND LIBRARIES

  1. Sheri V.T. Ross and Sarah W. Sutton, Guide to Electronic Resource Management (2016).
  2. Corey Halaychik and Blake Reagan, Library Licensing: A Manual for Busy Librarians (2020).

MEDICAL JURISPRUDENCE

  1. John A. Zervopoulos, How to Examine Mental Health Experts: A Family Lawyer’s Handbook of Issues and Strategies (2020).

OIL, GAS, AND MINERAL LAW

  1. Terrence M. Loomis, Petroleum Development and Environmental Conflict in Aotearoa New Zealand : Texas of the South Pacific (2017).

PRACTICE AND PROCEDURE

  1. Drury R. Sherrod, The Jury Crisis: What’s Wrong with Jury Trials and How We can Save Them (2019).
  2. Stuart J. T. Dodds, Smarter Pricing, Smarter Profit: A Guide for the Law Firm of the Future (2020).

WATER LAW

  1. Eric P. Perramond, Unsettled Waters: Rights, Law, and Identity in the American West (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.

January 2020 New Resources

In January 2020, 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

reSearch TX

re:Search TX – A new database which allows users to search all 254 Texas counties for efiled cases and documents. Provides immediate access to every efiled case and document filed anywhere in Texas since 2016. Users can track cases and get case alerts.

 

New Books

2020 Jan new books

ADMIRALTY

  1. Irus Braverman and Elizabeth R. Johnson, eds., Blue Legalities: The Life and Laws of the Sea (2020).

COMMERCIAL LAW

  1. Brian M. Malsberger, Trade Secrets: A State-by-State Survey (2019).

CONSTITUTIONAL LAW, GENERALLY

  1. Paul W. Kahn, Origins of Order: Project and System in the American Legal Imagination (2019).

EVIDENCE

  1. Texas Family Law Foundation, Predicates Manual 4.0 (2019).

HEALTH LAW AND POLICY

  1. Alicia Ely Yamin, When Misfortune Becomes Injustice: Evolving Human Rights Struggles for Health and Social Equality (2020).

LEGAL EDUCATION

  1. Harriet L. Schwartz, Connected Teaching: Relationship, Power, and Mattering in Higher Education (2019).

LEGAL PHILOSOPHY

  1. Richard K. Sherwin, Visualizing Law in the Age of the Digital Baroque: Arabesques and Entanglements (2011).
  2. Anne Wagner and Richard K. Sherman, eds., Law, Culture and Visual Studies (2014).

LEGAL PROFESSION

  1. Will Baggett and Tai M. Brown, The Blueprint for a Successful Career: A Foundation for Developing Young Professionals (2017).

PRACTICE AND PROCEDURE

  1. Jeffrey T. Frederick, Mastering Voir Dire and Jury Selection: Gain an Edge in Questioning and Selecting Your Jury (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.

November 2019 New Books

2019 November new books

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

BANKING AND FINANCE

  1. Kevin Werbach, The Blockchain and the New Architecture of Trust (2018).
  2. Jelena Madir, ed., Fintech: Law and Regulation (2019).

CYBER LAW

  1. Jacob Turner, Robot Rules: Regulating Artificial Intelligence (2019).

EVIDENCE

  1. Elizabeth F. Loftus, et. al., Eyewitness Testimony: Civil and Criminal (2019).

INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY LAW

  1. Kevin L. Smith and Erin L. Ellis, eds., Coaching Copyright (2020).

LAW AND SOCIETY

  1. Paul Gowder, The Rule of Law in the Real World (2016).

LEGAL ANALYSIS AND WRITING

  1. Robin Boyle-Laisure, Christine Coughlin, and Sandy Patrick, Becoming a Legal Writer: A Workbook with Explanations to Develop Objective Legal Analysis and Writing Skills (2019).

LEGAL PHILOSOPHY

  1. Joel Cohen, with Dale J. Degenshein, I Swear: The Meaning of an Oath (2019).

LEGAL RESEARCH AND LIBRARIES

  1. Ellyssa Kroski, ed., Law Librarianship in the Age of AI (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.

August 2019 New Resources

2019 August

In August 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

This month several ProQuest databases received 2019 updates. These updates ensures that each database contains the most current information available. The following databases were updated:

-ProQuest Congressional Publications (updated Congressional Hearings & U.S. Serial

Set)

-Legislative Insight

-Regulatory Insight

Find legislative histories, committee hearings, prints, and reports, bill texts and tracking, and information about members of the House and Senate. Both Insight products provide full legislative or regulatory histories which includes the full text of the public law or regulation, all versions of related bills, law-specific Congressional Record excerpts, committee hearings, reports, and prints. Also included are presidential signing statements, CRS reports, and miscellaneous congressional publications that provide background material to aid in the understanding of issues related to the making of the law and regulations.

Use our Electronic Resources: Databases, Journals, and Sites page to locate links to each database.

New Books

CONTRACTS

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

DISPUTE RESOLUTION

  1. Andrea Kupfer Schneider and Chris Honeyman, eds., Negotiation Essentials for Lawyers (2019).

EVIDENCE

  1. Janet S. Kole, How to Train Your Expert: Making Your Client’s Case (2019).

INDIAN AND ABORIGINAL LAW

  1. Kim TallBear, Native American DNA: Tribal Belonging and the False Promise of Genetic Science (2013).

INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY LAW

  1. Simon Tam, Slanted: How an Asian American Troublemaker Took on the Supreme Court (2019).

LEGAL EDUCATION

  1. Michael Hunter Schwartz, Expert Learning for Law Students (2018).
  2. Jessamyn Neuhaus, Geeky Pedagogy: A Guide for Intellectuals, Introverts, and Nerds Who want to be Effective Teachers (2019).
  3. Tom Sherrington, Rosenshine’s Principles in Action (2019).

LEGAL PROFESSION

  1. Will Baggett with Tai M. Brown, The Blueprint for a Successful Career: A Foundation for Developing Young Professionals (2017).

LEGAL RESEARCH AND LIBRARIES

  1. Shannon D. Jones and Beverly Murphy, eds., Diversity and Inclusion in Libraries: A Call to Action and Strategies for Success (2019).

MEDICAL JURISPRUDENCE

  1. Kate Moore, The Radium Girls: The Dark Story of America’s Shining Women (2018).

PRACTICE AND PROCEDURE

  1. Brendon Ishikawa and Dana Curtis, Appellate Mediation: A Guidebook for Attorneys and Mediators (2016).
  2. Vincent S. Walkowiak and Oscar Rey Rodriguez, eds., The Attorney-Client Privilege in Civil Litigation: Protecting and Defending Confidentiality (2019).

PROPERTY–PERSONAL AND REAL

  1. Christopher K. Odinet, Foreclosed: Mortgage Servicing and the Hidden Architecture of Homeownership in America (2019).

PSYCHOLOGY AND PSYCHIATRY

  1. Robert D. Morgan, ed., The Sage encyclopedia of criminal psychology (2019).

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.

June 2019 New Books

2019 June new books

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

COMPARATIVE AND FOREIGN LAW

  1. Sergei Antonov, Bankrupts and Usurers of Imperial Russia: Debt, Property, and the Law in the Age of Dostoevsky and Tolstoy (2016).

CONTRACTS

  1. Margaret Jane Radin, Boilerplate: The Fine Print, Vanishing Rights, and the Rule of Law (2013).
  2. Lisa R. Lifshitz and John A. Rothchild, ed., Cloud 3.0: Drafting and Negotiating Cloud Computing Agreements (2019).

CRIMINAL LAW AND PROCEDURE

  1. Yale H. Caplan and Bruce A. Goldberger, eds., Garriott’s Medicolegal Aspects of Alcohol (2015).

EVIDENCE

  1. Cecil C. Kuhne III, A Litigator’s Guide to Expert Witnesses (2019).

LEGAL EDUCATION

  1. Jennifer E. Nutefall, ed., Service Learning, Information Literacy, and Libraries (2016).
  2. James M. Lang, Small Teaching: Everyday Lessons from the Science of Learning (2016).
  3. Saundra Yancy McGuire and Stephanie McGuire, Teach Students How to Learn: Strategies You Can Incorporate Into Any Course to Improve Student Metacognition, Study Skills, and Motivation (2015).
  4. Linda B. Nilson, Teaching at its Best: A Research-Based Resource for College Instructors (2016).

LEGAL HISTORY

  1. Marilynne K. Roach, Six Women of Salem: The Untold Story of the Accused and Their Accusers in the Salem Witch Trials (2013).

TECHNOLOGY LAW

  1. Primavera De Filippi and Aaron Wright, Blockchain and the Law: The Rule of Code (2018).
  2. Mark Chinen, Law and Autonomous Machines: The Co-Evolution of Legal Responsibility and Technology (2019).
  3. Michael A. Livermore and Daniel N. Rockmore, eds., Law as Data: Computation, Text, & the Future of Legal Analysis (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.