Archive for the ‘new & notable’ Category

  • New and Notable in the Library’s Recreational Reading Collection

    Located at the 2nd floor of library at the base of the stairs. Jacob Bacharach, The Bend of the World (Liveright Publishing 2014) available at: LAW-McNaughton Collection (2nd Floor) PS3602 .A335 2014 Peter Morrison, the narrator of Bacharach’s debut, lives an untaxing life. He’s just shy of 30, and is a manager at Pittsburgh, Pa.–based […] Read more...
  • New and Notable from the New Books Collection

    The New Books Collection is located in front of the Reference Desk Robert A. Ferguson, Inferno: An Anatomy of American Punishment (Harvard U. Press 2014) LAW-New Books K5103.F47 2014 “This is less a public-policy book than a deeper exploration of what it means to punish… So much of Ferguson’s project is an attempt to bring […] Read more...
  • New and Notable in the Library’s Recreational Reading Collection

    Located on the 2nd floor of Library at the base of the stairs. Michael Hastings, The Last Magazine (Blue Rider Press 2014) LAW-McNaughton Collection (2nd Floor) PS3608.A86147L37 2014 “Hastings was one hell of a journalist, covering wars and geopolitical strife for venues like Rolling Stone and BuzzFeed. As it turns out, he would have made […] Read more...
  • New and Notable Short Story Collections from the McNaughton Recreational Reading Collection

    New and Notable Short Story Collections from the McNaughton Recreational Reading Collection (2nd Floor of Library at the base of the stairs) Lorrie Moore, Bark: Stories (Knopf 2014) LAW-McNaughton Collection (2nd Floor) PS3563.O6225B37 2014 “There’s a reason Lorrie Moore is so beloved by her baby boomer brethren: she’s smart, she’s funny, her eye is even […] Read more...
  • New and Notable: Uncertain Justice: The Roberts Court and The Constitution

    LAW-New Books (2nd Floor)  KF4550.T789 2014   Filled with original insights and compelling human stories, Uncertain Justice illuminates the most colorful story of all—how the Supreme Court and the Constitution frame the way we live. [Authors] Tribe—one of the country’s leading constitutional lawyers—and Matz dig deeply into the court’s recent rulings, stepping beyond tired debates over judicial […] Read more...
  • New and Notable Books from the McNaughton Recreational Reading Collection

    This collection is located on the 2nd floor of the library, at the base of the stairs. Rebecca Makkai, The Hundred Year House (Viking 2014) LAW-McNaughton Collection (2nd Floor) PS3613.A36H85 2014 “Charmingly clever and mischievously funny, Makkai follows her enthusiastically praised first novel, The Borrower (2011), with an intriguingly structured tale—each section takes a step […] Read more...
  • New and Notable Books from the McNaughton Recreational Reading Collection

    This section is found on the 2nd Floor of Library, at the base of the stairs. Smith Henderson, Fourth of July Creek (Ecco 2013) LAW- McNaughton Collection (2nd Floor) PS3608.E52737F68 2014 “Dedicated social worker Pete Snow lives in remote, impoverished Tenmile, Montana, in part because he’s hiding out from the fallout of his own fractious […] Read more...
  • New Books in the Library

    The New Books collection is located directly in front of the reference desk. Ann M. Israel, Advice for the Lawlorn: Career Do’s and Don’ts From One of the Most Successful Legal Recruiters in the Country (ABA 2014) LAW-New Books KF299.I5I835 2014 Advice for the Lawlorn is Ann Israel’s compilation of some of the highlights and lowlights […] Read more...
  • New and Notable Book in the Library

    The New Books collection is located directly in front of the reference desk. John Paul Stevens, Six Amendments: How and Why We Should Change the Constitution (Little Brown & Co. 2014) LAW-New Books KF4557.S74 2014 “Provocative only begins to describe Stevens’ program. Perhaps the most controversial is the constitutional amendment that, after surveying the history […] Read more...
  • New and Notable: The Oxford Handbook of International Law in Armed Conflict

    The Oxford handbook of international law in armed conflict (Andrew Clapham & Paola Gaeta eds., Oxford University Press 2014) KZ6385.O94 2014 “An authoritative and comprehensive study of the role of international law in armed conflicts, this Oxford Handbook engages in a broad analysis of international humanitarian law, human rights law, refugee law, international criminal law, environmental […] Read more...