Category Archives: Featured Acquisitions

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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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Featured Acquisition: John Lennon vs. the USA

John Lennon vs. the USA: the Inside Story of the Most Bitterly Contested and Influential Deportation Case in United States History by Leon Wildes Chicago, Illinois: American Bar Association Balcony KF228.L47 W55 2016 New York immigration attorney Leon Wildes tells … Continue reading

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Featured Acquisition: Water Tossing Boulders

Water Tossing Boulders: How a Family of Chinese Immigrants Led the First Fight to Desegregate Schools in the Jim Crow South by Adrienne Berard Boston: Beacon Press, 2016 Balcony KF228.L86 B47 2016 A generation before Brown v. Board of Education … Continue reading

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