Tuesday, February 14, 2023

There is always something to love in the Law Library! This Valentine’s Day, come fall in love with some of the fabulous volumes we hold in our collection.



David Bowie Outlaw: Essays on difference, authenticity, ethics, art & Love

Sharpe, Alex

New York, NY: Routledge, Taylor & Francis Group. 2022

UI Law Library Stacks K247.6 .S529 2022

“This book explores the relevance of David Bowie’s life and music for contemporary legal theory. Focusing on the artist and artworks of David Bowie, this book brings to life, in essay form, particular theoretical ideas, creative methodologies and ethical debates that have contemporary relevance within the fields of law, social theory, ethics and art.” –from the publisher.



Life After Law: Finding work you Love with the J.D. you have

Brown, Liz

Brookline, MA: Bibliomotion, Inc. 2013

UI Law Library Stacks KF297 .B725 2013

Sometimes love fades. In this volume, a Harvard-trained ex-law firm partner writes about reframing legal experience to pursue alternative careers for lawyers. The volume includes analytic tools to help brainstorm career paths and crafts resumes that are attractive to non-legal employers.



Kiss, Bow, or Shake Hands: Courtrooms to corporate counsels

Morrison, Terri

Chicago, IL: American Bar Association. 2018

UI Law Library Stacks KF299.T73 M67 2018

A guide to interacting with diverse global clients that includes first impressions, perceptions of time, juries, religious and political taboos and other advice about effective international communication.



The Little Book of Foodie Law

Kuhne, Cecil C. III

Chicago, IL: American Bar Association. 2012

UI Law Library Stacks KF3869 .K84 2012

For those who love great food, this book examines the “legal world of the foodie.” It covers everything from patented pastry methodology “to the definition of olive oil, from poison mushroom to illegal foie gras.” Each chapter also includes recipes to bring the content to life. The publisher claims it contains “some of the most interesting legal wrangling that ever involved the power of the palate.”



Cut Flowers

Burket, Stephen D.

Washington, DC: Office of Industries, U.S. International Trade Commission. 1994

UI Law Library Microfiche ITC 1.33:F 66

Statistics on the cut flower industry. It’s the thought that counts, right?


I Love You, Ronnie: The letters of Ronald Reagan to Nancy Reagan


Reagan, Ronald

New York, NY: Random House. 2000

UI Law Library Stacks Boyd Presidential Collection E877 .A4 2000

From the Law Library’s Boyd Presidential Collection, which was curated and donated by Willard “Sandy” Boyd, former University of Iowa President and Law Professor. This volume documents love letters from former President Reagan and his wife, Nancy, throughout their lives.



A Kiss from Thermopylae: Emily Dickinson and the Law

Guthrie, James R.

Amherst, MA: University of Massachusetts Press. 2015

UI Law Library Stacks PS1541.Z5 G885 2015

“Born into a family committed to the practice of law, Emily Dickinson became deeply engaged with legal language, legal topics, and legal thought.” She was a contemporary of Iowa Law’s first Dean, William Gardiner Hammond, who attended Amherst College from 1846-1848.