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FEATURED BOOK Fukushima: The Story of a Nuclear Disaster.  Fukushima is a 309 page text authored by David Lochbaum, Edwin Lyman, Susan Q. Stranahan and the Union of Concerned Scientists. This book discusses the nuclear accident that occurred at the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant in Japan in March of 2011. The text focuses on […]

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FEATURED BOOK Contested Waters: An Environmental History of the Colorado River (2013).  Contested Waters is a 266 page text authored by April R. Summitt, an assistant professor of history at Arizona State University, published by the University Press of Colorado.  The book, discusses the Colorado River and its unique geographical, political and environmental history from the […]

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FEATURED BOOK Energy for the 21st Century: Opportunities for Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) (2013).  Energy for the 21st Century is a 489 page text authored by Susan L. Sakmar of the University of Houston Law Center & University of San Francisco School of Law, published by Edward Elgar.  The book, which is part of the New […]

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Bioethics Is this cell a human being? : exploring the status of embryos, stem cells and human-animal hybrids / Antoine Suarez, Joachim Huarte, editors Euthanasia Debating euthanasia / Emily Jackson and John Keown Food Food, economics, and health / Alok Bhargava Human Rights The human right to equal access to health care / Maite San […]

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Food Food regulation : law, science, policy, and practice / Neal D. Fortin Managing food safety and hygiene : governance and regulation as risk management / Bridget M. Hutter, with research assistance from Clive Jones Salt, sugar, fat : how the food giants hooked us / Michael Moss Occupational Safety Occupational safety and health law […]

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Health Care Rationing health care : hard choices and unavoidable trade-offs / Andre den Exter and Martin Buijsen (eds.) From the Summary: “The concept of health care rationing is highly controversial in the US, European and other countries belonging to the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD). Exter and Buijsen (both affiliated with Erasmus […]

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Countering the Problem of Falsified and Substandard Drugs / Gillian J. Buckley and Lawrence O. Gostin, Editors; Committee on Understanding the Global Public Health Implications of Substandard, Falsified, and Counterfeit Medical Products; Board on Global Health; Institute of Medicine From the Summary: “The adulteration and fraudulent manufacture of medicines is an old problem, vastly aggravated […]

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Some of the recent additions to the Pace Law Library legal writing collection include: Terri LeClerq & Karin Mika, Guide to Legal Writing (2011). KF250 .L43 2011 Eugene Volokh, Academic Legal Writing: Law Review Articles, Student Notes, Seminar Papers, and Getting on Law Review (2010). KF250 .V65 2010 Mary Barnard Ray & Jill J. Ramsfield, Legal Writing: Getting It […]

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Another book about rulemaking has crossed my desk this week, and it caught my eye because it focuses on environmental rulemaking at the federal level.  Effective EPA Advocacy: Advancing and Protecting Your Client’s Interests in the Decision-Making Process, by Richard G. Stoll, focuses on practical advice for conducting advocacy during the rulemaking and sub-regulatory decision making process. […]

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Rulemaking

One of the recent additions to the Law Library’s print collection is the fourth edition of Rulemaking: How Government Agencies Write Law and Make Policy by Cornelius M. Kerwin and Scott R. Furlong.   The goal of this edition of Rulemaking is described in the preface: In the pages that follow, we will comment on various pieces of empirical evidence […]

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