Category Archives: Featured Acquisitions

Featuring new resources, print and electronic.

Featured Acquisition: The Unbanking of America

The Unbanking of America: How the New Middle Class Survives by Lisa Servon Boston: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2017 Basement HG2491 .S47 2017 An urgent, absorbing exposé–why Americans are fleeing our broken banking system in growing numbers, and how alternatives are … Continue reading

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Featured Acquisition: Free Speech Beyond Words

Free Speech Beyond Words: The Surprising Reach of the First Amendment by Mark V. Tushnet, Alan K. Chen, and Joseph Blocher New York: New York University Press 2017 Balcony K3254 .T87 2017 The Supreme Court has unanimously held that Jackson … Continue reading

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Featured Acquisition: Fatal Fictions

Fatal Fictions: Crime and Investigation in Law and Literature edited by Alison L. LaCroix, Richard H. McAdams, Martha C. Nussbaum New York, NY: Oxford University Press, 2017 Basement PN56.L33 F38 2017 Lawyers and fiction writers have always confronted crime and … Continue reading

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Featured Acquisition: Stop and Frisk

Stop and Frisk: the Use and Abuse of a Controversial Policing Tactic by Michael D. White and Henry F. Fradella New York: New York University Press, 2016 Basement HV8080.P2 W45 2016 No policing tactic has been more controversial than “stop … Continue reading

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Featured Acquisition: Who Owns the Dead?

Who Owns the Dead?: the Science and Politics of Death at Ground Zero by Jay D. Aronson Cambridge, Massachusetts: Harvard University Press, 2016 Basement RA1055 .A76 2016 This book is not for the faint of heart. It tells the story … Continue reading

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Featured Acquisition: The Ulysses Trials

The Ulysses Trials: Beauty and Truth Meet the Law by Joseph M. Hassett Dublin, Ireland: The Lilliput Press, 2016 Basement PR6019.O9 Z579 2016 The publishers of Ulysses by James Joyce were brought to trial and convicted of obscenity in the … Continue reading

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Working in the Public Interest Titles

By Endia Paige The Working in the Public Interest (WIPI) Law Conference will be held on Saturday, February 25, 2017.  Here are three titles available in the Law Library to support your interest in public interest lawyering. Beyond the Big Firm : Profiles of Lawyers Who Want Something More … Continue reading

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