Category Archives: Law & Economics

Global Legal Studies — Recent Acquisitions

Assignment and Arbitration: A Comparative Study
Juan Carlos Landrove
K2400 .L36 2009
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The Effectiveness of International Criminal Justice
edited by Cedric Ryngaert
KZ6304 .E34 2009
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The EU and WTO Law on Services: Limits to the Realisation of General Interest Policies within the Services Markets?
edited by Johan van de Gronden
K3973 .E93 2009
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Fundamental Perspectives on International Law ~Faculty Publication~
William R. Slomanson
KZ3180.S59 F86 2011 (Lobby Display)
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The Gender of Reparations: Unsettling Sexual Hierarchies while Redressing Human Rights Violations
edited by Ruth Rubio-Marin
K5301 .G46 2009
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The Impact of 9/11 and the new Legal Landscape
edited by Matthew J. Morgan; with a foreword by Bob Graham
KF9430 .I47 2009 (New Book Shelf)
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International Crime and Punishment: A Guide to the Issues
James Larry Taulbee
K5301 .T377 2009 (New Book Shelf)
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An Introduction to International Institutional Law
Jan Klabbers
KZ4850 .K58 2009
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Law Among Nations: An Introduction to Public International Law
Gerhard von Glahn, James Larry Taulbee
KZ3185 .V66 2010
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The Law of Command Responsibility
Guenael Mettraux
K5301 .M4825 2009
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Minority Groups and Judicial Discourse in International Law: A Comparative
Perspective
Gaetano Pentassuglia
K3242 .P455 2009
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Mobilizing for Human Rights: International Law in Domestic Politics
Beth A. Simmons
K3240 .S5435 2009
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The Past and Future of EU Law: The Classics of EU Law Revisited on the 50th
Anniversary of the Rome Treaty
edited by Miguel Poiares Maduro and Loic Azoulai
KJE947 .P37 2010
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Research and Practice in International Commercial Arbitration: Sources and
Strategies
S.I. Strong
K2400 .S873 2009 (New Book Shelf)
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Restoring the Balance: War Powers in an Age of Terror
Seth Weinberger
KF5060 .W45 2009 (New Book Shelf)
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Targeted Killing in International Law
Nils Melzer
KZ6362 .M45 2009
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Trade Policy Flexibility and Enforcement in the World Trade Organization: A Law
and Economics Analysis
Simon A.B. Schropp
K4610 .S37 2009 (New Book Shelf)
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USA Patriot Act: A Legislative History of the Uniting and Strengthening of
America by Providing Appropriate Tools Required to Intercept and Obstruct
Terrorism Act, Public Law no. 107-56 (2001) Series III
[compiled] by Bernard D. Reams, Jr. & Michael P. Forrest.
KF9430.A316 U83 2007
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Weapons and the Law of Armed Conflict
William H. Boothby
KZ5624 .B66 2009
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Law & Social Justice — Recent Acquisitions

The Anatomy of Torture: A Documentary History of Filartiga v. Pena Irala
William J. Aceves
KF226 .A25 2007 (Lobby Display)
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Arbitration Law
Katherine V.W. Stone, Richard A. Bales
KF3423 .S76 2010
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Bought & Sold
Witness production in association with the Global Survival Network
Produced and directed by Gillian Caldwell
VIDEO HQ281 .B68 1997 (Reserve)
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Building Healthy Communities: A Guide to Community Economic Development for Advocates, Lawyers, and Policymakers
edited by Roger A. Clay, Jr. and Susan R. Jones
KF5730 .B85 2009 (Course Reserve)
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Cases and Materials on Criminal Law
Joshua Dressler
KF9218 .D68 2009 (Course Reserve)
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Comparative Criminal Procedure: History, Processes and Case Studies
Raneta Lawson Mack
K5401 .M33 2008
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The Criminal Responsibility of Senior Political and Military Leaders as Principals to International Crimes
Hector Olasolo; with a foreword by Adrian Fulford
K5301 .O42 2009
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Enemy of the State: The Trial and Execution of Saddam Hussein
Michael A. Newton & Michael P. Scharf
KMJ41.H87 N49 2008 (Lobby Display)
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Environmental Regulation: Law, Science, and Policy
Robert V. Percival et al.
KF3775 .E548 2009 (Lobby Display)
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Feminist and Queer Legal Theory: Intimate Encounters, Uncomfortable Conversations
edited by Martha Albertson Fineman, Jack E. Jackson, Adam P. Romero
K349 .F455 2009
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Food and Drug Law: Cases and Materials
Peter Barton Hutt, Richard A. Merrill, Lewis Grossman
KF3868 .F66 2007 (Course Reserve)
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The Glannon Guide to Criminal Law: Learning Criminal Law through Multiple- choice Questions and Analysis
Laurie L. Levenson
KF9219.5 .L474 2009 (Course Reserve)
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Human Rights
Louis Henkin et al.
K3240 .H846 2009 (Course Reserve)
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The International Law on Ballast Water: Preventing Biopollution
Maria Helena Fonseca de Souza Rolim
K3591.2 .R65 2008
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The Politics of Official Apologies
Melissa Nobles
JC599.N66 N63 2008
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Saddam on Trial: Understanding and Debating the Iraqi High Tribunal
Michael P. Scharf, Gregory S. McNeal
KMJ41.H87 S23 2006 (Lobby Display)
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Taking Wrongs Seriously: Apologies and Reconciliation
edited by Elazar Barkan, Alexander Karn
HM1106 .T35 2006
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United States of America–A Safe Haven for Torturers
William J. Aceves
KF4749 .A33 2002 (Lobby Display)
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Women, Politics, and the Constitution
edited by Naomi B. Lynn
KF478.A5 W667 1990
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Law, Technology & Communications – Recent Acquisitions

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Composition & Copyright: Perspectives on Teaching, Text-making, and Fair Use
edited by Steve Westbrook
KF3020 .C66 2009
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Endless Money: The Moral Hazards of Socialism
William W. Baker
HG230.3 .B354 2010
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International Law and the Proliferation of Weapons of Mass Destruction
Daniel H. Joyner
KZ5675 .J69 2009
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International Trade Law
Andrew T. Guzman, Joost H.B. Pauwelyn
K3943 .G896 2009
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IP Client Strategies in the EU: Leading Lawyers on Understanding European Intellectual Property Laws, Staying Ahead of Changing Regulations, and Developing IP Protection Strategies in a Global Economy
KJE2636 .I63 2009
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Pharmaceutical Industry Antitrust Handbook
KF3885 .P53 2009 (New Book Shelf)
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Private Equity Fund Exposure and Protection: Leading Lawyers on Weighing Investment Risks, Structuring Prudent M&A Transactions, and Preparing for Increased Government Involvement
K1116 .P75 2009
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Regulating Deviance: The Redirection of Criminalisation and the Futures of Criminal Law
edited by Bernadette McSherry, Alan Norrie and Simon Bronitt
K5015.4 .R44 2009
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The Software License Unveiled: How Legislation by License Controls Software Access
Douglas E. Phillips
K1443.C6 P48 2009 (New Book Shelf)
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State Agency and the Patenting of Life in International Law: Merchants and Missionaries in a Global Society
Bita Amani
K1519.B54 A74 2009
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State Antitrust Practice and Statutes
editorial board, Harvey I. Saferstein
KF1650 .S7 2009
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Why Do Governments Divest?: The Macroeconomics of Privatization
Alfred Schipke
HD3845.6 .S355 2001
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Law & Social Justice — Recent Acquisitions

Adjudicating Climate Change: State, National, and International Approaches
edited by William C.G. Burns, Hari M. Osofsky
K3593 .A93 2009 (New Book Shelf)
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Beyond Accommodation: Ethical Feminism, Deconstruction, and the Law
Drucilla Cornell
HQ1190 .C67 1991
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The Confluence of Public and Private International Law: Justice, Pluralism and Subsidiarity in the International Constitutional Ordering of Private Law
Alex Mills
K7040 .M55 2009
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The Crimes of Womanhood: Defining Femininity in a Court of Law
A. Cheree Carlson
KF4758 .C365 2009 (Course Reserve)
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Environmental Justice: Law, Policy & Regulation
Clifford Rechtschaffen, Eileen Gauna, Catherine A. O’Neill
KF3775 .R385 2009
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Experimenting with the Consumer: The Mass Testing of Risky Products on the American Public
Marshall S. Shapo
KF1296 .S428 2009 (Course Reserve)
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Global Standards–Local Action: 15 Years Vienna World Conference on Human Rights: Conference Proceedings of the International Expert Conference held in Vienna on 28 and 29 August 2008
edited by Wolfgang Bendek et al.
K3239.8 .G56 2009
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A Good Quarrel: America’s Top Legal Reporters Share Stories from Inside the Supreme Court
edited by Timothy R. Johnson and Jerry Goldman
KF8742 .G66 2009 (Course Reserve)
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Human Rights and the Alien Tort Statute: Law, History, and Analysis
Peter Henner
KF1309.5 .H46 2009 (New Book Shelf)
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Human Rights as Indivisible Rights: The Protection of Socio-economic Demands under the European Convention on Human Rights
Ida Elisabeth Koch
KJC5132 .K63 2009
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International Children’s Rights
Sara Dillon
K639 .D555 2010
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The International Law of Economic Migration: Toward the Fourth Freedom
Joel P. Trachtman
K3275 .T73 2009 (Course Reserve)
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Law’s Allure: How Law Shapes, Constrains, Saves, and Kills Politics
Gordon Silverstein
KF5130 .S55 2009 (Course Reserve)
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Pharmaceutical Industry Antitrust Handbook
KF3885 .P53 2009 (New Book Shelf)
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Principles of Criminal Procedure: Investigation
Wayne R. Lafave et al.
KF9660 .L348 2009
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Protecting the Oceans beyond National Jurisdiction: Strengthening the International Law Framework
Robin Warner
K3485 .W37 2009
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The Supreme Court and Capital Punishment: Judging Death
Michael E. Parrish
KF9227.C2 P37 2010
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Library Highlights: Law & Economics

The Economic Approach to Law
Thomas J. Miceli
K487.E3 M528 2009
From the Publisher: [This book] provides an introductory treatment of law and economics, revealing how economic principles explain the structure of the law, and how they can help make the law more efficient. To that end, the author focuses on unifying themes in the field—rather than exhaustively covering legal topics—and thus provides a more analytical treatment of the subject. The second edition includes current research into the economics of common law areas, such as torts, contracts, and property law. The revised text also offers a new chapter that explores how economics can be applied to anti-trust law, as well as added material on intellectual property. This edition features an expanded suite of exercises and problems at the end of each chapter to encourage students to “do” law and economics.

Theoretical Foundations of Law and Economics
edited by Mark D. White
K487.E3 T48 2009
From the Publisher: The economic approach to law, or ‘law and economics’, is by far the most successful application of basic economic principles to another scholarly field, but most of the critical appraisal of the field has been scattered among law reviews and economics journals. Theoretical Foundations of Law and Economics is the first original, book-length examination of the methodology and philosophy of law and economics, featuring new essays written by leading legal scholars, philosophers, and economists. The contributors take issue with many of the key tenets of the economic approach to law, such as its assumption of rational behavior, its reliance on market analogies, and its adoption of efficiency as the primary goal of legal decision-making. They discuss the relevance of economics to the law in general, as well as to substantive areas of the law, such as contracts, torts, and crime.

The Return of Depression Economics and the Crisis of 2008
Paul Krugman
HB3716 .K77 2009
From the Publisher: Our newest Nobel Prize-winning economist shows how today’s crisis parallels the events that caused the Great Depression—and explains what it will take to avoid catastrophe. In 1999, in The Return of Depression Economics, Paul Krugman surveyed the economic crises that had swept across Asia and Latin America, and pointed out that those crises were a warning for all of us: like diseases that have become resistant to antibiotics, the economic maladies that caused the Great Depression were making a comeback. In the years that followed, as Wall Street boomed and financial wheeler-dealers made vast profits, the international crises of the 1990s faded from memory. But now depression economics has come to America: when the great housing bubble of the mid-2000s burst, the U.S. financial system proved as vulnerable as those of developing countries caught up in earlier crises and a replay of the 1930s seems all too possible.

In this new, greatly updated edition of [this book], Krugman shows how the failure of regulation to keep pace with an increasingly out-of-control financial system set the United States, and the world as a whole, up for the greatest financial crisis since the 1930s. He also lays out the steps that must be taken to contain the crisis, and turn around a world economy sliding into a deep recession. Brilliantly crafted in Krugman’s trademark style–lucid, lively, and supremely informed–this new edition of The Return of Depression Economics will become an instant cornerstone of the debate over how to respond to the crisis.

Capacitas: Contract Law and the Institutional Preconditions of a Market Economy
edited by Simon Deakin and Alain Supiot
K840 .C36 2009
From the Publisher: One of the principal tasks for legal research at the beginning of the 21st century is to reconstruct the understanding of the relationship between the legal system and the market order. After almost three decades of deregulation driven by a belief in the self-equilibrating properties of the market, the financial crisis of 2008 has reminded everyone of the fundamental truth that markets have legal and institutional foundations, without which they cannot effectively function. The chapters in the present volume are the result of work by a group of legal scholars which began in the mid-2000s, at a time when the shortcomings of deregulatory policies were becoming clear in a number of contexts. The chapters address the question of how the language of contract law describes or conceptualises the market order and the relationship of the law to it. The perspectives taken are, in turn, historical, comparative, and contextspecific.

The focus of the book is on a foundational idea, the concept of capacitas, which signifies a status conferred upon citizens for the purpose of enabling them to participate in the economic life of the polity. In modern legal systems, ‘capacity’ is the principal juridical mechanism by which individuals and entities are empowered to enter into legally binding agreements and, more generally, to arrange their affairs using the instruments of private law. Legal capacity is thereby the gateway to involvement in the operations of a market economy.

Meltdown: A Free-market Look at Why the Stock Market Collapsed, the Economy Tanked, and Government Bailouts will Make Things Worse
Thomas E. Woods Jr.
HB3722 .W66 2009
From the Publisher: The media tells us that “deregulation” and “unfettered free markets” have wrecked our economy and will continue to make things worse without a heavy dose of federal regulation. But the real blame lies elsewhere. In Meltdown, bestselling author Thomas E. Woods Jr. unearths the real causes behind the collapse of housing values and the stock market—and it turns out the culprits reside more in Washington than on Wall Street. And the trillions of dollars in federal bailouts? Our politicians’ ham-handed attempts to fix the problems they themselves created will only make things much worse. Woods, a senior fellow at the Ludwig von Mises Institute and winner of the 2006 Templeton Enterprise Award, busts the media myths and government spin. He explains how government intervention in the economy—from the Democratic hobby horse called Fannie Mae to affirmative action programs like the Community Redevelopment Act—actually caused the housing bubble. Most important, Woods, author of the New York Times bestseller The Politically Incorrect Guide™ to American History, traces this most recent boom-and-bust—and all such booms and busts of the past century—back to one of the most revered government institutions of all: the Federal Reserve System, which allows busy-body bureaucrats and ambitious politicians to pull the strings of our financial sector and manipulate the value of the very money we use. Meltdown also provides a timely history lesson to counter the current clamor for a new New Deal. The Great Depression, Woods demonstrates, was only as deep and as long as it was because of the government interventions by Herbert Hoover (no free-market capitalist, despite what your high school history teacher may have taught you) and Franklin D. Roosevelt (no savior of the American economy, in spite of what the mainstream media says). If you want to understand what caused the financial meltdown—and why none of the big-government solutions being tried today will work—Meltdown explains it all.

Law & Social Justice — Recent Acquisitions

ADHD on Trial: Courtroom Clashes Over the Meaning of “Disability”
Michael Gordon
KF228.L684 G67 2009 (New Book Shelf)
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American Indian Law in a Nutshell
KF8205.Z9 A44 (Study Aids)
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The Americanization of Religious Minorities: Confronting the Constitutional Order
Eric Michael Mazur
BL2525 .M39 1999
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A Concise History of Economic Thought: from Mercantilism to Monetarism
Gianni Vaggi and Peter Groenewegen
HB75 .V32 2003
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Confronting Mental Health Evidence: A Practical Guide to Reliability and Experts in Family Law
John A. Zervopoulos
KF8965 .Z47 2008
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Cruel and Unusual Punishment: Comparative Perspective in International Conventions, the United States and Iran
Sanaz Alasti
K5103 .A43 2009 (New Book Shelf)
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The Death Penalty on Trial: Crisis in American Justice
Bill Kurtis
HV8699.U5 K87 2004
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Economics, Governance, and Law: Essays on Theory and Policy
Warren J. Samuels
HD87 .S358 2002
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Equal: Women Reshape American Law
Fred Strebeigh
KF4758 .S77 2009
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Essays in Positive Economics
Milton Friedman
HB33 .F74 1966
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Financial Failure and Confederate Defeat
Douglas B. Ball
E480.5 .B35 1991
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The International Law of Belligerent Occupation
Yoram Dinstein
KZ6429 .D56 2009
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Intersectionality and Beyond: Law, Power and the Politics of Location
edited by Emily Grabham et al.
K376 .I582 2009
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Our Nation Unhinged: the Human Consequences of the War on Terror
Peter Jan Honigsberg
KF9625 .H66 2009
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Library Highlights: Immigration Law

“Immigration is the sincerest form of flattery”

Jack Paar
Radio and television talk show host

El_NorteEl Norte: A Film by Gregory Nava
VIDEO PN1997 N678 2009

From the Publisher: Brother and sister Enrique and Rosa flee persecution at home in Guatemala and journey north, through Mexico and on to the United States, with the dream of starting a new life. It’s a story that happens every day, but until Gregory Nava’s groundbreaking El Norte (The North), the personal travails of immigrants crossing the border to America had never been shown in the movies with such urgent humanism. A work of social realism imbued with dreamlike imagery, El Norte is a lovingly rendered, heartbreaking story of hope and survival, which critic Roger Ebert called “a Grapes of Wrath for our time.”

Immig_Conseq_of_Criminal_ActivityImmigration Consequences of Criminal Activity: A Guide to Representing Foreign-born Defendants
Mary E. Kramer
KF4819 .K73 2008

From the Publisher: The Supreme Court and federal courts have issued incredibly important precedent decisions over the past several years that have drastically changed the immigration law landscape. Immigration Consequences of Criminal Activity by Mary E. Kramer is your one volume resource for providing knowledgeable and intelligent representation. With its easy-to-read style, the third edition provides step-by-step analysis of the most cutting-edge issues in criminal immigration law. In addition, the author combines in depth research and analysis with everyday experience in court, CIS, and detention centers.

Keeping_Out_the_OtherKeeping Out the Other: A Critical Introduction to Immigration Enforcement Today
edited by David C. Brotherton & Philip Kretsedemas
JV6483 .K44 2008

From the Publisher: America’s reputation for open immigration has always been accompanied by a desire to remove or discourage the migration of “undesirables.” […] Instead of finding effective ways of integrating newcomers into American society, the United States is focusing on making the process of citizenship more difficult, provoking major protests and unrest.

Brotherton and Kretsedemas provide a history and analysis of recent immigration enforcement in the United States, demonstrating that our current anti-immigration tendencies are not a knee-jerk reaction to the events of September 11. Rather, they have been gathering steam for decades. With contributions from social scientists, policy analysts, legal experts, community organizers, and journalists, the volume critically examines the discourse that has framed the question of immigration enforcement for the general public. It also explores the politics and practice of deportation, new forms of immigrant profiling, relevant case law, and antiterrorist operations. Some contributors couch their critiques in an appeal to constitutional law and the defense of civil liberties. Others draw on the theories of structural inequality and institutional discrimination. These diverse perspectives stimulate new ways of thinking about the issue of immigration enforcement, proving that “security” has more to do with improving legal rights, social mobility, and the well-being of all U.S. residents than keeping out the “other.”

Illegal_PeopleIllegal People: How Globalization Creates Migration and Criminalizes Immigrants
David Bacon
HD8081.A5 B33 2008

From the Publisher: For two decades veteran photojournalist David Bacon has documented the connections between labor, migration, and the global economy. In Illegal People Bacon explores the human side of globalization, exposing the many ways it uproots people in Latin America and Asia, driving them to migrate. At the same time, U.S. immigration policy makes the labor of those displaced people a crime in the United States. Illegal People explains why our national policy produces even more displacement, more migration, more immigration raids, and a more divided, polarized society.

In particular, he analyzes NAFTA’s corporate tilt as a cause of displacement and migration from Mexico and shows how criminalizing immigrant labor benefits employers. For example, Bacon explains that, pre- NAFTA, Oaxacan corn farmers received subsidies for their crops. State-owned CONASUPO markets turned the corn into tortillas and sold them, along with milk and other basic foodstuffs, at low, subsidized prices in cities. Post-NAFTA, several things happened: the Mexican government was forced to end its subsidies for corn, which meant that farmers couldn’t afford to produce it; the CONASUPO system was dissolved; and cheap U.S. corn flooded the Mexican market, driving the price of corn sharply down. Because Oaxacan farming families can’t sell enough corn to buy food and supplies, many thousands migrate every year, making the perilous journey over the border into the United States only to be labeled “illegal” and to find that working itself has become, for them, a crime.

Bacon powerfully traces the development of illegal status back to slavery and shows the human cost of treating the indispensable labor of millions of migrants-and the migrants themselves-as illegal. Illegal People argues for a sea change in the way we think, debate, and legislate around issues of migration and globalization, making a compelling case for why we need to consider immigration and migration from a globalized human rights perspective.

Making_People_IllegalMaking People Illegal: What Globalization Means for Migration and Law
Catherine Dauvergne
K3274 .D38 2008

From the Publisher: This book examines the relationship between illegal migration and globalization. Under the pressures of globalizing forces, migration law is transformed into the last bastion of sovereignty. This explains the worldwide crackdown on extra-legal migration and informs the shape this crackdown is taking. It also means that migration law reflects key facets of globalization and addresses the central debates of globalization theory. This book looks at various migration law settings, asserting that differing but related globalization effects are discernable at each location. The “core samples” interrogated in the book are drawn from refugee law, illegal labor migration, human trafficking, security issues in migration law, and citizenship law. Special attention is paid to the roles played by the European Union and the United States in setting the terms of global engagement. The book’s conclusion considers what the rule of law contributes to transformed migration law.

Immigrant_RightsImmigrant Rights in the Shadows of Citizenship
edited by Rachel Ida Buff
KF4819 .I49 2008

From the Publisher: Punctuated by marches across the United States in the spring of 2006, immigrant rights has reemerged as a significant and highly visible political issue. Immigrant Rights in the Shadows of U.S. Citizenship brings prominent activists and scholars together to examine the emergence and significance of the contemporary immigrant rights movement. Contributors place the contemporary immigrant rights movement in historical and comparative contexts by looking at the ways immigrants and their allies have staked claims to rights in the past, and by examining movements based in different communities around the United States. Scholars explain the evolution of immigration policy, and analyze current conflicts around issues of immigrant rights; activists engaged in the current movement document the ways in which coalitions have been built among immigrants from different nations, and between immigrant and native born peoples. The essays examine the ways in which questions of immigrant rights engage broader issues of identity, including gender, race, and sexuality.