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.

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.

2020 October New Resources

In October 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

HeinOnline Civil Rights and Social Justice database

Civil Rights and Social Justice (HeinOnline) – HeinOnline’s Civil Rights and Social Justice database brings together a diverse offering of publications covering civil rights in the United States as their legal protections and definitions are expanded to cover more and more Americans. Containing hearings and committee prints, legislative histories on the landmark legislation, CRS and GAO reports, briefs from major Supreme Court cases, and publications from the Commission on Civil Rights, this database allows users to educate themselves on the ways our civil rights have been strengthened and expanded over time, as well as how these legal protections can go further still. A varied collection of books on many civil rights topics and a list of prominent civil rights organizations help take the research beyond HeinOnline.

New Books

EVIDENCE

1. David A. Schlueter and Stephen A. Saltzburg, Texas Rules of Evidence Trial Book:  Objections, Offers of Proof, Rulings on the Record, and Limiting Instructions (2020).

2. Charles B. Gibbons, A Student’s Guide to Trial Objections (2018).

INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY LAW

3. Theodore H. Davis, Jr., ed., A Legal Strategist’s Guide to Trademark Trial and Appeal Board Practice (2020).

LEGAL EDUCATION

4. Bryan A. Garner, ed., Black’s Law Dictionary (2019).

5. Lisa M. Nunn, 33 Simple Strategies for Faculty:  A Week-By-Week Resource for Teaching First-Year and First-Generation Students (2019).

6. Michelle D. Miller, Minds Online:  Teaching Effectively with Technology (2014).

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.