Wednesday, April 18, 2012

New Books at Cornell Law Library

The latest list of New Books is available on the Law Library web site.  Click here to view the entire list.  It includes all new books at the Law Library as well as law-related books at other libraries on campus.  Here are a few titles of interest:



Laughing at the gods: great judges and how they made the common law / Allan C. Hutchinson. -- New York : Cambridge University Press, 2012.

K170 .H88 2012 -- Law Library (Myron Taylor Hall)

In search of great judges : playing by their own rules -- Lord Mansfield : a long journey -- John Marshall : a founding judge -- Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr. : the magnificent yankee -- James Atkin : an ordinary person -- Tom Denning : an English gardener -- Thurgood Marshall : a man on a mission -- Bertha Wilson : making the difference -- Albie Sachs : of struggles and lies -- Judging the future : a leap in the dark.


Considering the role of judges under the Constitution of the United States: hearing before the Committee on the Judiciary, United States Senate, One Hundred Twelfth Congress, first session, October 5, 2011. -- Washington : U.S. G.P.O., 2011. 

KF26 .J8 2011kq -- Olin Library and full text here

            S. Hrg. 112–137, with Justice Scalia and Justice Breyer


Global financial crisis: what have we learnt? / edited by Steven Kates. -- Cheltenham, UK ; Northampton, MA : Edward Elgar, c2011. -- xiii, 244 p. ; 24 cm.

HB3717 2008 .G56 2011 -- Law Library (Myron Taylor Hall)

Been there done that : the political economy of déjà vu -- Traditional monetary economics vs. Keynesianism, creditism and base-ism -- Can a progressive capital gains tax help avoid the next crisis?: public sector governance in a comprehensive neo-Schumpeterian system -- The great recession and its aftermath from a monetary equilibrium theory perspective -- Policy in the absence of theory: the coming world of political economy without Keynes -- Hindsight on the origins of the global financial crisis? -- Four theses on the global financial crisis -- Monetary policies during the financial crisis: an appraisal -- After the crash of 2008: financial reform in an age of plutocracy -- The new institutional economics and the global financial crisis -- Economics in the mirror of the financial -- Human resources: the key to institutional economics after the great recession -- What should a financial system do?: Minskian lessons from the global financial crisis


You can click on the underlined title to go to the online catalog entry for that book.  And then click on “Long View” near the top of that screen for more information, usually chapter titles and authors, and subject headings.


If you would like to have any of these or other books checked out to you, please contact me or your librarian liaison.




Pat Court

Associate Law Librarian