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Law Library (Crown)
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xiii, 327 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates ; 25 cm.
  • From Berlin and Heidelberg to exile in London
  • The search for academic work in exile: London and New York
  • The academic émigrés in America
  • Growing up in New Haven and in Washington, DC
  • An education at Bryn Mawr College
  • A year at the University of Oxford
  • Graduate study and teaching at Harvard
  • The first round in Chicago and Evanston
  • The Yale years
  • President of the University of Chicago
  • Finale.
" A compelling memoir by the first woman president of a major American university Hanna Holborn Gray has lived her entire life in the world of higher education. The daughter of academics, she fled Hitler's Germany with her parents in the 1930s, emigrating to New Haven, where her father was a professor at Yale University. She has studied and taught at some of the world's most prestigious universities. She was the first woman to serve as provost of Yale. In 1978, she became the first woman president of a major research university when she was appointed to lead the University of Chicago, a position she held for fifteen years. In 1991, Gray was awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom, the nation's highest civilian honor, in recognition of her extraordinary contributions to education. An Academic Life is a candid self-portrait by one of academia's most respected trailblazers. Gray describes what it was like to grow up as a child of refugee parents, and reflects on the changing status of women in the academic world. She discusses the migration of intellectuals from Nazi-held Europe and the transformative role these exiles played in American higher education--and how the émigré experience in America transformed their own lives and work. She sheds light on the character of university communities, how they are structured and administered, and the balance they seek between tradition and innovation, teaching and research, and undergraduate and professional learning. An Academic Life speaks to the fundamental issues of purpose, academic freedom, and governance that arise time and again in higher education and that pose sharp challenges to the independence and scholarly integrity of each new generation. "-- Provided by publisher.
Law Library (Crown)
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xxi, 440 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
This book offers a comparative introduction, by the editor and native authors, to the most important aspects of administrative law in various EU Member States (France, Germany, the Netherlands, the United Kingdom), at the level of the EU and in the United States of America. It aspires to contribute to the 'transboundary' understanding of different regimes related to actions and decisions of the administration. For the purpose of the use of this book in education, research and legal practice, the contributions to the book are all based on one and the same format, thus making it more accessible for its readers. The main items of the format, worked out in the introduction by the editor, are: 01. What is administrative law? 02. Who is administrating? 03. Which instruments are available for the administration? 04. Which (formal) rules/principles (written or unwritten) govern administrative actions? 05. Access to (administrative) courts against administrative actions/decisions. 06. Enforcement by the administration. 07. Financial liability of the administration for (un)lawful actions. 08. Recent and future developments and conclusions. 09The final chapter offers comparative remarks by the editor.
Law Library (Crown)
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vi, 294 pages ; 20 cm
Law Library (Crown)
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ix, 310 pages ; 24 cm
  • The all-white primary
  • After the Voting Rights Act
  • From discrimination to affirmative action
  • Railroads
  • Oil
  • School finance
  • Immigration
  • Freedom of speech and the press
  • Freedom of and from religion
  • Abortion
  • Prosecuting consensual adult sex
  • Capital punishment
  • Tom DeLay's mid-decade redistricting.
"Texas has created more constitutional law than any other state. In any classroom nationwide, any basic constitutional law course can be taught using nothing but Texas cases. That, however, understates the history and politics behind the cases. Beyond representing all doctrinal areas of constitutional law, Texas cases deal with the major issues of the nation. Leading legal scholar and Supreme Court historian Lucas A. Powe, Jr. charts the rich and pervasive development of Texas-inspired constitutional law. From voting rights to railroad regulations, or school finance to capital punishment, poverty to civil liberties, this wide-ranging and eminently readable book provides a window into the relationship between constitutional litigation and ordinary politics at the Supreme Court, illuminating how all of the fiercest national divides over what the Constitution means took shape in Texas"--Provided by publisher.
Law Library (Crown)
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  • Acquisitive passions : observations on collecting the art of the Americas in the United States / Edward J. Sullivan
  • Evolving taxonomies at the Museum of Modern Art in the 1930s and 40s and the definitions of the "Latin American collection" / Miriam Margarita Basilio
  • Hot styles and Cold War : collecting practices at the Museum of Modern Art and other museums in the sixties / Delia Solomons
  • The Philadelphia story / Joseph Rishel
  • Cargadores : collecting Rivera, Mexican modernism, and bearing the burdens of historiography / Anna Indych-López
  • An American museum : representing the arts of Mexico at the Metropolitan Museum of Art / Ronda Kasl
  • Building a model of diversity : Grace McCann Morley and collecting modern Latin American art in San Francisco / Berit Potter
  • Inverted strategies : an exhibition as matrix for a permanent collection / Mari Carmen Ramírez
  • Beyond Mexico : the evolution of Phoenix Art Museum's Latin American collection / Vaness K. Davidson
  • Robert and Richard Huber's adventures in collecting / Suzanne Stratton-Pruitt
  • Expanding paradigms : the Colección Patricia Phelps de Cisneros and the changing of Latin American art / Gabriel Pérez-Barreiro
  • Collecting Latin American art in the United States from New Spain to today : a life's story / Estrellita B. Brodsky.
"Explores the formation of public and private collections of Spanish Colonial and modern Latin American art throughout the United States, and the impact of the ever-changing political landscape of Latin American countries"--Provided by publisher.
Art & Architecture Library (Bowes)
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xiii, 373 pages ; 23 cm
  • Filing a class action
  • Antitrust claims potentially suitable for class treatment
  • Deciding whether to opt out of the class action
  • Class certification procedure
  • Antitrust class certification standards
  • The role of experts in antitrust class certification
  • Antitrust class action settlements
  • International mass actions and class actions : A. Canada
  • International mass actions and class actions : B. Australia
  • International mass actions and class actions : C. European Union.
Ninety percent of U.S. antitrust enforcement is generated through private actions, and the class action is perhaps the primary mechanism through which private actors seek to enforce antitrust laws. Acknowledged as a potent tool, class action law and procedure are becoming an unavoidable fact of life for antitrust practitioners. This second edition of the Antitrust Class Actions Handbook is a vital reference for both new and experienced antitrust practitioners navigating the class action thicket.
Law Library (Crown)
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280 pages : chiefly illustrations (chiefly color), color map ; 26 x 31 cm
  • Introduction and acknowledgments / Marilyn Laufer
  • The making of The viviparous quadrupeds of North America / Ron Tyler
  • Set in stone : the use of lithography for Audubon's Quadrupeds / Dennis Harper
  • Modernization of natural history : from Audubon to now / Sarah Zohdy
  • Human-wildlife interactions / James B. Armstrong
  • On the scientific value of Quadrupeds / Robert A. Gitzen
  • The shifting views of nature and wildlife / Christopher A. Lepczyk
  • The Quadrupeds portfolios
  • Quadrupeds timeline / Daniel Patterson
  • Bibliography / Scott Bishop
  • Checklist
  • Index.
"John James Audubon's Viviparous Quadrupeds of North America is the largest and most significant color plate book produced in the United States in the nineteenth century, and a fitting monument to the genius of America's most famous ornithologist, naturalist, and painter. Measuring an impressive 27 3/4 x 21 1/4 inches, the Quadrupeds was published in 1845-48 as a three-volume elephant folio broadsheet edition, the artist's final great natural history work and the first single publication to document America's animals. Audubon's Last Wilderness Journey reproduces all one hundred and fifty original lithographic prints in color, with a timeline of Audubon's life and career. Essays by noted experts in art history, wildlife science, and ecology put this remarkable work in context, explaining its technical, artistic, and scientific importance and legacy. They consider the enduring zoological and ecological significance of the Quadrupeds folios, including their scientific value to issues such as classification, and how our relationship towards nature has changed since the 1840s. The volume additionally includes transcripts from the journal kept by Edward Harris, cashier to the 1843 expedition, describing the everyday details of their journey and the animals they encountered, as well as a letter, written in 1851, from Audubon's son Victor to Harris, detailing the circumstances of his father's death. This entire work is a remarkable record highlighting the wider importance of the North American wilderness and the significance and beauty of Audubon's detailed illustrations.. This exceptional new volume will have serious appeal to the general public and to art historians, scientists, environmentalists, scholars, researchers, and academics alike."--Amazon.
Science Library (Li and Ma)

9. Be prepared [2018]

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244 pages : color illustrations ; 23 cm
A misfit girl and her brother attend summer camp, where they struggle with primitive plumbing, snobby tentmates, and boys-versus-girls competitions.
Education Library (Cubberley)
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xliii, 539 pages : form ; 26 cm
Law Library (Crown)
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  • Big data and individual autonomy in a crowd / Barbara J. Evans
  • Big data's epistemology and its implications for precision medicine and privacy / Jeffrey M. Skopek
  • Big data's epistemology and its implications for precision medicine and privacy / Tal Z. Zarsky
  • Correlation vs. causation in health-related big data analysis : the role of reason and regulation / Tal Z. Zarsky
  • Big data and regulatory arbitrage in healthcare / Nicolas P. Terry
  • The future of pharmacovigilance : big data and the False Claims Act / Efthimios Parasidis
  • Big data's new discrimination threats : amending the Americans with Disabilities Act to cover discrimination based on data-driven predictions of future disease / Sharona Hoffman
  • Who's left out of big data? How big data collection, analysis, and use neglects populations most in need of medical and public health research and interventions / Sarah E. Malanga, Jonathan D. Loe, Christopher T. Robertson, Kenneth S. Ramos
  • Potential roadblocks in health care big data collection : Gobeille v. Liberty Mutual, ERISA, and all-payer claims databases / Carmel Shachar, Aaron S. Kesselheim, Gregory Curfman, Ameet Sarpatwari.
  • Avoiding over-regulation in the medical Internet of things / Dov Greenbaum
  • Data policy for Internet of things health care devices : aligning patient, industry, and privacy goals in the age of big data / Marcus Comiter
  • Thought leader perspectives on risks in precision medicine research / Laura M. Beskow, Catherine M. Hammack, Kathleen M. Brelsford, Kevin C. McKenna
  • From individual to group privacy in biomedical big data / Brent Mittelstadt
  • Big data and informed consent : the case of estimated data / Donna M. Gitter
  • Is there a duty to share health care data? / I. Glenn Cohen
  • Societal lapses in protecting individual privacy, the common rule, and big data health research / Laura Odwazny
  • The common rule and research with data, big and small / Liza Dawson
  • Big data, HIPAA and the common rule : time for big change? / Margaret Foster Riley
  • Data sharing that enables post-approval drug and device research and protects patient privacy : best practice recommendations / Ameet Sarpatwari, Bradley A. Malin, Aaron S. Kesselheim, Joshua J. Gagne, Sebastian Schneeweiss
  • Big data and human medical judgment : regulating next generation clinical decision support / Jeffrey M. Senger, Patrick O'Leary
  • Medical malpractice and black-box medicine / W. Nicholson Price II
  • Big data & intellectual property rights in the health and life sciences / Timo Minssen, Justin Pierce
  • The pathologies of data-generating patents / Ted Sichelman, Brenda M. Simon.
Law Library (Crown)
Describes the history and development of the first ten Constitutional amendments, also known as the Bill of Rights, and presents stories of the many people who have helped to keep it a living document.
Law Library (Crown)
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ix, 191 pages ; 24 cm
  • Introduction. 1. Early Roots. 2. Across the Pond: The Colonization of America. 3. From Charity to Philanthropy. 4. Abstract Philanthropy: Professionalization and the Business of Benevolence. 5. Turbulent Times. 6. The Growth of the Nonprofit Sector. 7. The Growth of Advocacy. 8. Dollars and Sense. 9. The Outcomes Movement and Performance Measurement. 10. Demographics and Technology. Conclusion.
  • (source: Nielsen Book Data)9780815393917 20180514
The United States today supports the strongest, most varied nonprofit sector in the world, an economic force of about $2 trillion, responsible for 5.4% of the nation's Gross Domestic Product in 2014, and accounting that year for 10.3% of the country's private-sector workforce. Roughly three-quarters of all households in America give to charity, with the average total donation being $2,030 annually. Yet for all this, few Americans, and more specifically, a surprisingly small proportion of the sector's practitioners, know where the nonprofit sector came from, or how it developed and came to be what we know it as today. This work is a historical overview of that sector, presented less as a chronology than as a discussion of the major influences-some legal, some social, some political-that helped shape the arena. The core message of the book is that the developmental trajectory of nonprofits has not been a straight line. Rather, its path over the years might be compared to that of a pinball, moving straight and building up momentum for a time, but then ricocheting off some event or social trend and taking off in a new direction altogether. Equally important, however, the sector is also the product of a founding genome that came out of colonial, Puritan-inspired New England and spread as that culture and its values became one of the dominant forces in American society. Knowing this history is a prerequisite for understanding and appreciating the character of this deeply influential part of American social culture.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9780815393917 20180514
Law Library (Crown)
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x, 157 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Class War, USA is a rich collection of stories about ordinary people who resisted oppression and exploitation against all odds. Brandon Weber's succinct and vivid essays capture crucial moments of struggle when working-class people built movements of hope and defiance. Evocative imagery, archival photographs, and descriptive text make history come alive in these pages. From the mines to the factories to the fields, Weber shares the experiences of the real-life men and women who organized, heroically resisted, and battled the bosses and corrupt politicians. In the spirit of A People's History of the United States, this book conveys engaging and accessible narratives of ordinary people who led labor struggles that have indelibly shaped American history.
Green Library
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xx, 99 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 26 cm
  • The early years
  • Caltech and to France again
  • The USA, France, and IBM
  • The birth of fractal geometry
  • The Mandelbrot set
  • The fractal geometry of nature
  • The art of fractals : painting, architecture, and music
  • Practical fractals
  • In retrospect
  • Benoit and Nigel
  • Awards and publications.
Science Library (Li and Ma)
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"The Collision of Political and Legal Time examines how the U.S. Supreme Court shapes constitutional and political development, analyzing the leading role played by the Court in interpreting presidential decision-making in the area of foreign affairs since 1936"-- Provided by publisher.
Law Library (Crown)
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  • Machine generated contents note: Foreword Senator Orrin Hatch; Introduction Robin Fretwell Wilson; Part I. The Foundations and Boundaries of Religious Liberty: The Risky Business of RFRAs after Hobby Lobby Elizabeth Sepper; Religion and the Family in the Wake of Hobby Lobby Michael A. Helfand; Part II. Religious Claims at Birth: Religious Exceptionalism and Religiously Motivated Harm Michele Bratcher Goodwin; Contraceptive Access and Religious Liberty: Can We Afford to Protect Both? Mark L. Rienzi; The Contraceptive-Coverage Cases and the Problem of Politicized Free-Exercise Lawsuits Gregory M. Lipper; The Substantial Burden Question: Secular Tools for Secular Courts Michael A. Helfand; Coming Soon to a Court Near You: Male Circumcision in Religious Families in Europe and the United States Eric Rassbach; Part III. Religious Claims in Childrearing: The Easiest Accommodation: Abandoning Other People's Children to Their Parents' Religious Views James G. Dwyer; Marriage Agreements and Religious Family Life Brian H. Bix; Religious Parents Who Divorce Margaret F. Brinig; Regulating the Relationship between Parents: Moving Beyond Marriage and Custody Law Merle H. Weiner; Bad Faith: When Religious Beliefs Imperil Children Dr. Paul A. Offit; By Faith Alone: When Religious Beliefs and Child Welfare Collide Robin Fretwell Wilson and Shaakirrah Sanders; Part IV. Rethinking Marriage After Obergefell: After Obergefell: Locating the Contemporary State Interest in Marriage Kari E. Hong; Transformational Marriage: How to End the Culture Wars over Same-Sex Marriage Robin B. Kar; Divorcing Marriage and the State Post-Obergefell Robin Fretwell Wilson; Why No Polygamy John Witte, Jr.; Scrutinizing Polygamy Under Religious Freedom Restoration Acts Maura Irene Strassberg; Part V. Religious Claims at End of Life: Religion and Advance Medical Directives: Formulation and Enforcement Implications Richard L. Kaplan; Personal Religious Identity at the End of Life Naomi Cahn and Reverend Amy Ziettlow; Part VI. Shaping the Legal Culture of the Family: Taking Colliding Trains Off a Collision Path: Lessons from the Utah Compromise for Civil Society J. Stuart Adams; Family Law and Civil Rights Movements: Examining the Influence of Courts and Legislatures on Racial and Sexual Orientation Equality Anthony Michael Kreis; Latter-Day Constitutionalism: Sexuality, Gender, and Mormons William N. Eskridge, Jr.; Part VII. International Perspectives: The Future of Marriage in Secular Societies Patrick M. Parkinson; A Tale of Fragmentation and Intertwinement: The Sacred and the Secular Systems for Forming and Dissolving Marriages in Israel Karin Carmit Yefet and Arianne Renan Barzilay; Religious Modesty for Women and Girls: A Comparative Analysis of Legal Protections in France and the United States Asma T. Uddin.
"Like many beliefs, religious views matter across an individual's life and the life cycle of a family - from birth to marriage, through child-rearing, and, eventually, death. This volume examines clashes over religious liberty within the personal realm of the family. Against swirling religious beliefs, secular values, and legal regulation, this volume offers a forward-looking examination of tensions between religious freedom and the state's protective function. Contributors unpack some of the Court's recent decisions and explain how they set the stage for ongoing disputes. They evaluate religious claims around birth control, circumcision, modesty, religious education, marriage, polygamy, shared parenting, corporal punishment, faith healing, divorce, and the end of life. Authors span legislators, attorneys, academics, journalists, ministers, physicians, child advocates, and representatives of minority faiths. The Contested Place of Religion in Family Law begins an overdue conversation on questions dividing the nation"-- Provided by publisher.
"This volume comes at an important moment. In the space of three years, the United States Supreme Court decided cases about marriage equality, the government's ability to require contraceptives as part of employer health policies, and the ability of religious actors to step aside from duties that otherwise apply. The cases ranked among the most closely watched of each term. Two of them captured the nation's attention and highlighted the sharp divide on the Court-and among Americans-as to these issues"-- Provided by publisher.
Law Library (Crown)
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"Author Anne M. Corbin examines the unique role of defense counsel in juvenile courts, demonstrating the commonplace presence of role conflict, even among defenders in jurisdictions that clearly define this role, and showing the nature, extent, and impact of that role conflict on juvenile justice system stakeholders, processes, and policy"-- Provided by publisher.
Law Library (Crown)

19. Educated : a memoir [2018]

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xv, 334 pages ; 25 cm
  • Choose the good
  • The midwife
  • Cream shoes
  • Apache women
  • Honest dirt
  • Shield and buckler
  • The Lord will provide
  • Tiny harlots
  • Perfect in his generations
  • Shield of feathers
  • Instinct
  • Fish eyes
  • Silence in the churches
  • My feet no longer touch Earth
  • No more a child
  • Disloyal man, disobedient heaven
  • To keep it holy
  • Blood and feathers
  • In the beginning
  • Recitals of the fathers
  • Skullcap
  • What we whispered and what we screamed
  • I'm from Idaho
  • A knight, errant
  • The work of sulphur
  • Waiting for moving water
  • If I were a woman
  • Pygmalion
  • Graduation
  • The hand of the almighty
  • Tragedy then farce
  • A brawling woman in a wide house
  • Sorcery of physics
  • The substance of things
  • West of the sun
  • Four long arms, whirling
  • Gambling for redemption
  • Family
  • Watching the buffalo
  • Educated.
Tara Westover was seventeen the first time she set foot in a classroom. Born to survivalists in the mountains of Idaho, she prepared for the end of the world by stockpiling home-canned peaches and sleeping with her "head-for-the-hills bag." In the summer she stewed herbs for her mother, a midwife and healer, and in the winter she salvaged in her father's junkyard. Her father distrusted the medical establishment, so Tara never saw a doctor or nurse. Gashes and concussions, even burns from explosions, were all treated at home with herbalism. The family was so isolated from mainstream society that there was no one to ensure the children received an education, and no one to intervene when an older brother became violent. When another brother got himself into college and came back with news of the world beyond the mountain, Tara decided to try a new kind of life. She taught herself enough mathematics, grammar, and science to take the ACT and was admitted to Brigham Young University. There, she studied psychology, politics, philosophy, and history, learning for the first time about pivotal world events like the Holocaust and the Civil Rights Movement. Her quest for knowledge transformed her, taking her over oceans and across continents, to Harvard and to Cambridge University. Only then would she wonder if she'd traveled too far, if there was still a way home.
Law Library (Crown)
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  • The end came swiftly
  • "Distinct and peculiar people"
  • Sanford's early years
  • Private practice and family
  • Civic and professional pursuits and political activities
  • Department of justice
  • District judge
  • Us Supreme Court Justice
  • The taft court
  • Sanford's tenure
  • Gitlow v. New York
  • Forgotten.
Law Library (Crown)