Archive for the ‘new & notable’ Category

  • New and Notable: Social networking: Law, Rights and Policy

    Social networking: Law, Rights and Policy Paul Lambert KF390.5.C6S643 2014 Social Networking: Law, Rights and Policy is a timely book which examines and explores many of the pressing issues presented by social networking and the array of legal issues, challenges and concerns that it has given rise to. – From the publisher. It offers a […] 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 Ian McEwan The Children Act (Doubleday 2014) available at: LAW-McNaughton Collection (2nd Floor) PR6063.C4C48 2014 Fiona Maye, at 59, has just learned of an awful crack in her marriage when she must rule on the opposing medical and religious interests surrounding a […] Read more...
  • Featured Books from the New Books Collection

    The New Books collection is located on the 2nd floor of the library directly in front of the reference desk. Rebecca Redwood French & Mark A. Nathan eds Buddhism and Law: An Introduction (Cambridge University Press, 2014) LAW-New Books KNC615.B83 2014 As the first comprehensive study of Buddhism and law in Asia, this interdisciplinary volume challenges […] Read more...
  • New and Notable: Scalia: A Court of One

    Scalia: A Court of One Bruce Allen Murphy KF8745.S33M87 201 Scalia: A Court of One is the compelling story of one of the most polarizing figures ever to serve on the nation’s highest court. It provides an insightful analysis of Scalia’s role on a Court that, like him, has moved well to the political right, losing […] Read more...
  • New and Notable: Framing Chief Leschi: Narratives and the Politics of Historical justice

    Framing Chief Leschi: Narratives and the Politics of Historical Justice  Lisa Blee E99.N74L473 2014 From the Publisher: In 1855 in the South Puget Sound, war broke out between Washington settlers and Nisqually Indians. A party of militiamen traveling through Nisqually country was ambushed, and two men were shot from behind and fatally wounded. After the […] Read more...
  • 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...