Posts Tagged ‘new’

  • New and Notable: Finding Your Voice in Law School

    Finding Your Voice in Law School: Mastering Classroom Cold Calls, Job Interviews, and Other Verbal Challenges / Molly Bishop Shadel Call Number: KF283.S52 2013 From the Publisher: Many college graduates aren’t prepared for the new challenges they will face in law school. Intense classroom discussion, mock trials and moot courts, learning the language of law, […] Read more...
  • New and Notable: Marginal Workers

    Marginal Workers: How Legal Fault Lines Divide Workers and Leave Them Without Protection by Reuben J.  Garcia. Call Number: LAW-4th Floor  KF3464.G37 2012. From the Publisher: Undocumented and authorized immigrant laborers, female workers, workers of color, guest workers, and unionized workers together compose an enormous and diverse part of the labor force in America. Labor […] Read more...
  • New and Notable: Alaska Natives and American Laws

    Alaska Natives and American Laws by David S. Case and David A. Voluck. Call Number: LAW-New Books  KFA1705.C37 2012. While the practice of tribal or federal Indian law presents its own challenges, the law governing Alaska’s first peoples has its own unique complexities. Many of these are addressed in the new edition of what has […] Read more...
  • New and Notable: Binocular Vision

    Binocular Vision: New & Selected Stories by Edith Pearlman Call number: LAW-Walkover Collection (2nd Floor) PS3566.E2187B56 2011 Binocular Vision won numerous awards in 2011, including the National Book Critics Circle Award for Fiction. The title was also recommended on several “Best 2011 Top Ten Fiction Titles” lists. In the book, author Edith Pearlman shared many of […] Read more...
  • New and Notable: The Sense of an Ending

    The Sense of an Ending by Julian Barnes Call number: LAW-Walkover Collection (2nd Floor) PR6052.A6657S46 2011 From the publisher: The Sense of an Ending won the  2011 Man Booker Prize. Acclaimed author Julian Barnes wrote this thought-provoking novel about a man placed at surprisingly unfamiliar cross roads. It focuses on the succeeding choices he makes in […] Read more...
  • New and Notable: Salvage the Bones

    Salvage the Bones: A Novel by Jesmyn Ward Call Number: LAW-Walkover Collection (2nd Floor) PS3623.A7323S36 2011 Salvage the Bones: A Novel is a vivid portrayal of a poor rural family coping and realizing the far reaching effects of hurricane Katrina. By empathetically imparting twelve significant days before, during, and after this horrific natural event, the author […] Read more...
  • New and Notable: The Collected Stories of Deborah Eisenberg

    The Collected Stories of Deborah Eisenberg Call Number: LAW-Walkover Collection (2nd Floor) PS3555.I793 A6 2010 The Collected Stories of Deborah Eisenberg, a compilation of four volumes, won the 2011 PEN/Faulkner Award for Fiction. On awarding the prestigious prize to the author, judge Laura Furman related, “From the first to the last of her collected stories, […] Read more...
  • New Books in the Library

    The library is constantly adding new books to the collection. Many of those titles can be found (for a short period of time) on the New and Notable shelf just in front of the reference desk. Feel free to stop by to peruse the new books or check them out for more in depth reading. Read more...
  • Fun with the Catalog: A Search for Beauty

    Run a catalog search for “beauty” and one of the first hits will be to The Beauty Bias: The Injustice of Appearance in Life and Law, by Stanford Law Professor Deborah L. Rhode. This book explores discrimination against people who do not conform to mainstream notions of beauty, and describes the use of law to […] Read more...
  • New Database of Product Safety Information

    The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission has rolled out a new searchable database of safety information about consumer products such as toys, cribs, power tools, and household chemicals. This site allows consumers to submit reports of harm and read reports submitted by other consumers. One can also read manufacturer responses to complaints, and recall information. Read more...