Category Archives: Featured Acquisitions

Featuring new resources, print and electronic.

Featured Acquisition: Illusion of Justice

Illusion of Justice: Inside Making a Murderer and America’s Broken System by Jerome F. Buting New York, NY: Harper, 2017 Balcony KF225.A84 B88 2017 Interweaving his account of the Steven Avery trial, the trial at the heart of Making a Murderer, with … Continue reading

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Summer Movie Night

While summer time is often thought of as a care free time full of soaking up the sun at the beach, we at the law school know it as a 24 hour study session for the Bar Exam. Any available … Continue reading

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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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