Recent Acquisitions, February 20 – February 27, 2017

26 new acquisitions in Osgoode Hall Law School Library, including 4 from 2017:

Recent Acquisitions, February 13 – February 20, 2017

45 new acquisitions in Osgoode Hall Law School Library, including 5 from 2017:

Recent Acquisitions, February 6 – February 13, 2017

41 new acquisitions in Osgoode Hall Law School Library, including 10 from 2017:

  • K 213 R488 2016

    Rhetorical processes and legal judgments : how language and arguments shape struggles for rights and power

    Cambridge University Press, 2016

    xi, 145 pages ; 24 cm

  • K 231 L395 2015

    Law's ethical, global, and theoretical contexts : essays in honour of William Twining

    Cambridge University Press, 2015

    xv, 408 pages ; 27 cm.

  • K 346 E46 2016

    The emotional dynamics of law and legal discourse

    Hart Publishing, 2016

    xii, 304 pages ; 25 cm

  • K 376 S46 2017

    Sensing law

    Routledge, an imprint of the Taylor & Francis Group, 2017

    x, 334 pages ; 24 cm.

  • K 797 C48 2016

    The public-private nature of charity law

    Hart Publishing, 2016

    xxvii, 193 pages ; 24 cm

  • K 1100 S415 2016

    Secured transactions law reform : principles, policies and practice

    Hart Publishing, 2016

    lviii, 542 pages ; 24 cm

  • K 1401 A6 I5826 2014

    The internet and the emerging importance of new forms of intellectual property

    Wolters Kluwer, 2016

    xx, 332 pages ; 25 cm.

  • K 2261 F457 2016

    Experiencing other minds in the courtroom

    The University of Chicago Press, 2016

    243 pages ; 24 cm

  • K 2290 H57 P48 2017

    The emergence of historical forensic expertise : Clio takes the stand

    Routledge, 2017

    vi, 257 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.

  • K 3224 S83 2017

    Subjectivity, citizenship and belonging in law : identities and intersections

    Routledge, Taylor & Francis Group, 2017

    xii, 273 pages ; 24 cm

  • K 3242.3 A83 2016

    Legal path dependence and the long arm of the religious state : sodomy provisions and gay rights across nations and over time

    State University of New York Press, 2016

    xiv, 193 pages ; 24 cm

  • K 3402 D45 2016

    Due process of law beyond the state : requirements of administrative procedure

    Oxford University Press, 2016

    xx, 209 pages ; 24 cm

  • K 3611 A77 L49 2017

    The ethical and legal consequences of posthumous reproduction : arrogance, avarice, and anguish

    Routledge, 2017

    164 pages ; 24 cm.

  • K 3830 G39 2016

    Interpretation of international investment treaties

    Hart Publishing, 2016

    xliv, 377 pages ; 24 cm

  • K 4460 T48 2016

    Comparative tax law

    Kluwer Law International, 2016

    xx, 338 pages ; 25 cm

  • K 4464 G37 2016

    Judicial interpretation of tax treaties : the use of the OECD Commentary

    Edward Elgar Publishing, 2016

    xlix, 648 pages ; 25 cm.

  • K 5001 R62 2016

    An introduction to comparative legal models of criminal justice

    CRC Press, 2016

    xvi, 333 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm

  • K 5572 K57 2017

    Victimology and victim rights : international comparative perspectives

    Routledge, 2017

    xxiv, 254 pages ; 26 cm

  • KBP 144 B49 2016

    Understanding Islamic law : Sharīʻa

    Carolina Academic Press, 2016

    lxxiv, 1379 pages ; 27 cm

  • KF 1164 R67 2016

    Insurance in Elizabethan England : the London Code

    Cambridge University Press, 2016

    xv, 883 pages ; 24 cm.

  • KF 2979 B66 2016

    Owning ideas : the intellectual origins of American intellectual property, 1790-1909

    Cambridge University Press, 2016

    viii, 324 pages ; 24 cm.

  • KF 2985 U55 R66 2016

    The branding of the American mind : how universities capture, manage, and monetize intellectual property and why it matters

    Johns Hopkins University Press, 2016

    xix, 370 pages ; 22 cm.

  • KF 3465 B53 2016

    Extending working life for older workers : age discrimination law, policy and practice

    Hart Publishing, 2016

    xvi, 235 pages ; 24 cm

  • KF 3467.5 S65 2017

    Antigay bias in role-model occupations

    University of Pennsylvania Press, 2017

    xii, 272 pages ; 24 cm.

  • KF 4496 C4 S36 2016

    Buddhism, politics and the limits of law : the pyrrhic constitutionalism of Sri Lanka

    Cambridge University Press, 2016

    xiii, 304 pages ; 24 cm.

  • KF 4770 R387 2016

    Freedom's edge : religious freedom, sexual freedom, and the future of America

    Cambridge University Press, 2016

    xiv, 231 pages ; 23 cm

  • KF 4836 M35 2016

    Gendered asylum : race and violence in U.S. law and politics

    University of Illinois Press, 2016

    viii, 165 pages ; 24 cm.

  • KF 8742 C655 2016

    Constitutional courts in comparison : the U.S. Supreme Court and the German Federal Constitutional Court

    Berghahn Books, 2016

    xii, 304 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm

  • KF 9668 Q57 2017

    The rise and fall of the right of silence

    Routledge, Taylor & Francis Group, 2017

    xviii, 232 pages ; 24 cm

  • KHK 315 T478 2017

    The challenge of legal pluralism : local dispute settlement and the Indian-state relationship in Ecuador

    Routledge, 2017

    ix, 256 pages ; 24 cm.

  • KJE 2636 S48 2016

    EU intellectual property law and policy

    Edward Elgar Publishing, 2016

    xlix, 537 pages ; 25 cm.

  • KJE 5267 P37 2017

    Participatory constitutional change : the people as amenders of the constitution

    Routledge, Taylor & Francis Group, 2017

    ix, 212 pages ; 24 cm.

  • KK 8648 H33 2016

    Thieves in court : the making of the German legal system in the nineteenth century

    German Historical Institute ; 2016

    xii, 349 pages ; 24 cm.

  • KKX 1572 C67 2016

    The economics of Ottoman justice : settlement and trial in the Sharia courts

    Cambridge University Press, 2016

    xiii, 346 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.

  • KNQ 540 C66 2016

    Marriage, law and gender in revolutionary China, 1940-1960

    Cambridge University Press, 2016

    xvi, 327 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm.

  • KNQ 4657 L44 2016

    Legal reforms and deprivation of liberty in contemporary China

    Routledge, 2016

    viii, 176 pages ; 26 cm.

  • KZ 3410 C655 2016

    The institutional problem in modern international law

    Hart Publishing, 2016

    ix, 294 pages ; 24 cm.

  • KZ 3410 P695 2016

    The power of legality : practices of international law and their politics

    Cambridge University Press, 2016

    xx, 386 pages ; 24 cm

  • KZ 6287 D48 2016

    Fact-finding before the International Court of Justice

    Cambridge University Press, 2016

    xvii, 287 pages ; 24 cm

  • KZ 6515 S65 2017

    Human rights and war through civilian eyes

    University of Pennsylvania Press, 2017

    x, 256 pages ; 24 cm.

  • KZ 6530 M326 2016

    Humanity at sea : maritime migration and the foundations of international law

    Cambridge University Press, 2016

    xii, 244 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.

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Legal resources on the Trump administration

If you’re scratching your head about what’s going on south of the border, here are  some recently compiled legal resources on the Trump administration from academic, reliable sources. Beats “alternative facts” any time!


Oxford Public International Law has compiled 10 Questions of International and Constitutional Law and the Trump Administration about the law and policy of the early days of the Trump Administration.

1. What are the limits of Presidential power under the US Constitution?
Powers of the President<http://oxcon.ouplaw.com/view/10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199856213.001.0001/acprof-9780199856213-chapter-3> from Lou Fisher’s The Law of the Executive Branch

2. What limits apply to the President’s power to wage war?
The President’s War Powers and the War on Terrorism<http://opil.ouplaw.com/view/10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190217761.001.0001/acprof-9780190217761-chapter-10> from Curtis Bradley’s International Law in the US Legal System

The President’s War Powers and the War on Terrorism<http://opil.ouplaw.com/view/10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190217761.001.0001/acprof-9780190217761-chapter-10> from Curtis Bradley’s International Law in the US Legal System

3. Can the US make Mexico pay for the wall?
Economic Coercion<http://opil.ouplaw.com/view/10.1093/law:epil/9780199231690/law-9780199231690-e1518> from The Max Planck Encyclopedia of Public International Law
Commentary on Article 2.1 of the UN Charter<
http://opil.ouplaw.com/view/10.1093/law/9780199639762.001.0001/law-9780199639762-chapter-7> (on sovereign equality of states) from Simma (Ed.) The Charter of the UN – A Commentary 3rd Edition

4. Can the US unilaterally suspend and renegotiate NAFTA?
Treaties, Suspension<http://opil.ouplaw.com/view/10.1093/law:epil/9780199231690/law-9780199231690-e1490> from the Max Planck Encyclopedia of Public International Law

5. Is it legal to discriminate against refugees and immigrants on grounds of religion or country of origin?
Xenophobia<http://opil.ouplaw.com/view/10.1093/law:epil/9780199231690/law-9780199231690-e892> from the Max Planck Encyclopedia of Public International Law
Commentary on Article 3<
http://opil.ouplaw.com/view/10.1093/actrade/9780199542512.001.0001/actrade-9780199542512-chapter-19> from Zimmermann (Ed.) 1951 Refugee Convention – A Commentary
Discrimination on the Basis of Religion or Belief/Interreligious Discrimination/Tolerance<
http://opil.ouplaw.com/view/10.1093/law/9780198703983.001.0001/law-9780198703983-chapter-17> from Bielefeldt et al (Eds.) Freedom of Religion or Belief – an international law commentary

6. How can the promise to set up “safe zones” in Syria be delivered?
Protected Areas<http://opil.ouplaw.com/view/10.1093/law/9780199675449.001.0001/law-9780199675449-chapter-18> from Clapham, Gaeta, and Sassoli (Eds.) The 1949 Geneva Conventions – A Commentary

7. How does the Keystone XL pipeline fit with existing US and international law?
US Climate Change Law<http://opil.ouplaw.com/view/10.1093/law/9780199684601.001.0001/law-9780199684601-chapter-27> from Carlarne et al (Eds.) The Oxford Handbook of International Climate Change Law

8. What are the legal limits on the interrogation of suspected terrorists?
Torture, Interrogation, Counter-terrorism and the Rule of Law<http://opil.ouplaw.com/view/10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199608928.001.0001/acprof-9780199608928-chapter-020> from Samuel et al (Eds.) Counter-terrorism Law and Practice

9. What legal issues would relocating the US Embassy to Jerusalem raise?
Jerusalem<http://opil.ouplaw.com/view/10.1093/law:epil/9780199231690/law-9780199231690-e1303> from the Max Planck Encyclopedia of Public International Law

10. What is the legal basis of the US commitment to NATO?
North Atlantic Treaty Organization<http://opil.ouplaw.com/view/10.1093/law:epil/9780199231690/law-9780199231690-e662> from the Max Planck Encyclopedia of Public International Law

The University of Washington Gallagher Law Library has compiled a Guide to Presidential Power with links to readings and resources concerning presidential power as well as online videos and podcasts.

From University of Michigan Law School’s Civil Rights Litigation Clearinghouse: Civil Rights Challenges to President Trump’s Executive Orders on Immigration and Refugees. Provides documentation on the litigation against Trump’s travel ban.

From the Columbia Human Rights Law Review: Trump Human Rights Tracker Regularly updated tool to keep track of Trump’s actions and their impacts on human rights. Summarizes the action taken by the President, identifies the human rights implications, and provides links to sources where readers can find more detailed analysis.


Pegasus Librarian 
has a post on Trump’s Immigration Actions: The source documents behind the news. Answers the following questions and provides links to primary documents:

    Who does the Executive Order restrict from entering the United States, and for how long?

    Are Muslims banned?

    Is the Executive Order Legal?

     Is this Executive Order like Obama Administration Immigration changes?

 

Recent Acquisitions, January 30 – February 6, 2017

18 new acquisitions in Osgoode Hall Law School Library, including 3 from 2017:

    • K 623 W35 2016

      The civil law in Spain and Spanish-America : including Cuba, Puerto Rico, and Philippine Islands, and the Spanish Civil code in force, annotated and with references to the civil codes of Mexico, Central and South America, with a history of all the Spanish codes, and summary of canonical laws, of the principal fueros, ordenamientos, councils and ordenanzas of Spain from the earliest times to the twentieth century, including the Spanish, Mexican, Cuban and Puerto Rican autonomical constitutions, and a history of the laws of the Indies–Recopilacion de Leyes de los Reynos de las Indias/

      Lawbook Exchange, 2016

      xix, 672 pages ; 23 cm

    • K 1401 T67 2016

      Intellectual property rights and competition in standard setting : objectives and tensions

      Routledge, Taylor & Francis Group, 2016

      xxiii, 252 pages ; 24 cm.

    • K 3264 C65 S36 2015

      Data and Goliath : the hidden battles to collect your data and control your world

      W.W. Norton & Company, 2015

      383 pages ; 25 cm

    • K 5425 A23 2016

      Accusation : creating criminals

      UBC Press, 2016

      vi, 206 pages ; 24 cm.

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      A century at Robson Hall : University of Manitoba,…
      Sossin, Lorne, 1964-,, Turnbull, Lorna A.,, University…

       

      KF 292 M365 Z55 2016

      A century at Robson Hall : University of Manitoba, Faculty of Law.

      Faculty of Law, University of Manitoba, 2016

      112 pages : colour illustrations ; 32 cm

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      Understanding lawyers’ ethics in Canada
      Woolley, Alice,

       

      KF 306 W66 2016

      Understanding lawyers’ ethics in Canada

      LexisNexis Canada, 2016

      xxxviii, 509 pages ; 24 cm

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      Éléments de common law canadienne : comparaison…
      Bélanger-Hardy, Louise,, Grenon, Aline,, Walker,…

       

      KF 385 ZA2 E54 2008

      Éléments de common law canadienne : comparaison avec le droit civil québécois

      Thomson Carswell, 2008

      lxxix, 583 pages ; 24 cm

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      Canadian bankruptcy and insolvency law for commercial…
      Bish, David,

       

      KF 593 C6 B57 2016

      Canadian bankruptcy and insolvency law for commercial tenancies

      LexisNexis Canada, 2016

      xviii, 473 pages ; 24 cm

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      “MBA” in a day : for lawyers.
      Ontario Bar Association. Continuing Professional Development….

       

      KF 1428 A75 O58 2014

      “MBA” in a day : for lawyers.

      Ontario Bar Association, Continuing Professional Development, 2015

      1 volume (various pagings) ; 28 cm

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      Impaired driving in Canada : the Charter cases
      Kenkel, Joseph F.,

       

      KF 2231 K462 2017

      Impaired driving in Canada : the Charter cases

      LexisNexis Canada ; 2017

      xxxii, 366 pages ; 23 cm.

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      Canadian patent law benchbook
      Cameron, Donald M., 1953-

       

      KF 3114 C36 2014

      Canadian patent law benchbook

      Carswell, 2014

      xciii, 638 pages ; 23 cm + 1 CD-ROM (4 3/4 in.)

    • KF 3471 H69 2017

      Rethinking job security : a comparative analysis of unfair dismissal law in the UK, Australia and the USA

      Routledge, 2017

      xv, 232 pages ; 24 cm.

    • KF 3580 J65 C63 2016

      Writers’ rights : freelance journalism in a digital age

      McGill-Queen’s University Press, 2016

      323 pages ; 24 cm

    • KF 4483 J8 B63 2016

      Life Sentence : stories from four decades of court reporting–or, how I fell out of love with the Canadian justice system

      Doubleday Canada, 2016

      376 pages ; 24 cm

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      Parliamentary immunity in Canada
      Maingot, J. P. Joseph, 1931-,

       

      KF 4483 L4 M342 2016

      Parliamentary immunity in Canada

      LexisNexis Canada Inc., 2016

      xxv, 364 pages ; 24 cm

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      Uncertain accommodation : aboriginal identity and group…
      Panagos, Dimitrios, 1973-

       

      KF 8210 C5 P36 2016

      Uncertain accommodation : aboriginal identity and group rights in the Supreme Court of Canada

      UBC Press, 2016

      viii, 164 pages ; 24 cm.

    • KF 9620 ZC2 O98 2017

      Defendant participation in the criminal process

      Routledge, Taylor & Francis Group, 2017

      xxiv, 200 pages ; 24 cm

    • KF 9730 W44 2016

      Behind the walls : inmates and correctional officers on the state of Canadian prisons

      UBC Press, 2016

      viii, 318 pages ; 24 cm.

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