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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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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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Featured Acquisition: The Age of Deference

The Age of Deference: The Supreme Court, National Security and the Constitutional Order by David Rudenstine New York, NY: Oxford University Press, 2016 Balcony KF7209 .R83 2016 In October 1948 – one year after the creation of the U.S. Air … Continue reading

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