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New book list - July 15, 2019 By date  |  By subject

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Communications   Telecommunication

Speech police : the global struggle to govern the Internet / David Kaye.
New York : Columbia Global Reports, [2019]
384.334 K182S 2019.
Received: 6/21/2019
Internet governance.
Internet--Political aspects.
Freedom of speech.
Internet governance.
Internet--Political aspects.
Freedom of speech.

Constitutional & administrative law

Slavery and freedom in Texas : stories from the courtroom, 1821-1871 / Jason A. Gillmer.
Athens : The University of Georgia Press, [2017]
342.764087 G416S 2017.
Received: 6/21/2019
African Americans--Legal status, laws, etc.--Texas--Cases.
Slaves--Legal status, laws, etc.--Texas--Cases.
Freedmen--Legal status, laws, etc.--Texas--Cases.
Slaveholders--Legal status, laws, etc.--Texas--Cases.
Slavery--Law and legislation--Texas--Cases.
Trials--Texas.
African Americans--Legal status, laws, etc.
Freedmen--Legal status, laws, etc.
Slaveholders--Legal status, laws, etc.
Slavery--Law and legislation.
Slaves--Legal status, laws, etc.
Trials.

Criminal law

In the weeds : demonization, legalization, and the evolution of U.S. marijuana policy / Clayton J. Mosher and Scott Akins.
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania : Temple University Press, 2019.
345.73 M853IN 2019.
Received: 6/26/2019
Marijuana--Law and legislation--United States.
Marijuana--Therapeutic use--United States.
Marijuana--Government policy--United States.
Marijuana abuse--United States.
Drug legalization--United States.

Charged : the new movement to transform American prosecution and end mass incarceration / Emily Bazelon.
New York : Random House, [2019]
345.73 B347C 2019.
Received: 6/13/2019
Prosecution--United States--Decision making.
Prosecutorial misconduct--United States.
Public prosecutors--United States.
Sentences (Criminal procedure)--United States.
Discrimination in criminal justice administration--United States.
Imprisonment--United States.
Criminal justice, Administration of--Corrupt practices--United States.

Geography of & travel in North America

The river and the wall / Ben Masters ; with Austin Alvarado, Filipe DeAndrade, Jay Kleberg & Heather Mackey and Geny Alvarado, Katy Baldock, Becky Jones, Korey Kaczmarek, Colin McDonald & Hillary Pierce ; foreword by Andrew Sansom.
College Station : Texas A&M University Press, [2019]
917.64 M393R 2019.
Received: 6/11/2019
Border security--Environmental aspects--Texas--Lower Rio Grande Valley.
Natural history--Texas--Lower Rio Grande Valley.

Higher education

The economics of higher education in the United States / edited by Thomas Adam and A. Burcu Bayram ; contributors, Thomas Adam [and eight others].
College Station : Texas A&M University Press, [2019]
378.3 AD14E 2019.
Received: 6/11/2019
Education, Higher--Economic aspects.
Universities and colleges--United States--Finance.
Student aid--United States.
College costs--United States.

Law

Black's law dictionary / Bryan A. Garner, editor in chief.
St. Paul, MN : Thomson Reuters, [2019]
340.03 B564 2019.
Received: 6/25/2019
Law--United States--Dictionaries.
Law--Dictionaries.
Law.

Texas documents

Summary of Conference Committee Report for House Bill 1 : appropriations for the 2020-21 biennium / Legislative Budget Board ; submitted to the 86th Texas Legislature.
Austin, TX : Legislative Budget Board, [2019]
L1300.8 B859 2020/21SC.
Received: 5/29/2019
Bills, Legislative--Texas.

Amazing Texas Girls : True Stories from Lone Star History / Mary Dodson Wade.
Guilford, Connecticut : Lone Star Books, [2018]
YOUNG TEXANS.
Received: 6/21/2019
Women--Texas--Biography.
HISTORY--United States--State & Local--Southwest (AZ, NM, OK, TX) bisacsh
HISTORY--Women.
Women.

Final results of Sunset reviews, 2018-2019.
[Austin, TX] : Sunset Advisory Commission, [2019]
S1500.8 AN79 2019.
Received: 7/1/2019
Sunset reviews of government programs--Texas.
Legislation--Texas.

Biennial report.
Austin, TX : Texas Ethics Commission,
E2500.3 B477 2015-2016.
Received: 7/3/2019
Political ethics--Texas.

The legislative process

The meanest man in Congress : Jack Brooks and the making of an American century / Brendan and Tim McNulty.
Montgomery : NewSouth Books, [2019]
328.73092 M235M 2019.
Received: 5/17/2019
Legislators--United States--Biography.