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Library access limited on Gopher & Viking home game days.  Details here.

Monthly New Books List - August 2014 

LexisNexis Courtroom Cast

  • Listen to downloadable MP3 files of edited judicial opinions from cases commonly assigned in 1L & 2L courses.
  • Watch videos of trials, hearings, oral arguments online.  Choose from a variety of practice areas, industries and jurisdictions.
  • Learn key trial techniques from a training library featuring courtroom video highlights with commentary & analysis.

New Databases

  • Law360 
    Timely legal and business news & analysis focused on legal practice and competitive intelligence.
     
  • vLex Global 
    Access legal resources from over 100 countries.
     
  • fastcase 
    Access federal & state primary legal resources and more. 


New Digital Exhibit

 Treasures of the Riesenfeld Center

An online exhibit from the Arthur C. Pulling Rare Books Collection, highlighting the diversity of materials and broad sweep of time represented in the collection.
 

Winner of the 2014
Joseph L. Andrews Legal Literature Award

Walter F. Mondale
Spokesman for Reform and Justice
in the U.S. Senate
 

A digital collection devoted to the senatorial career of Walter F. Mondale (’56).

Legal news from JURIST Paper Chase

Egypt court suspends activist's jail sentence

[JURIST] An Egyptian High court on Sunday suspended Egyptian activist and human rights lawyer Mahienour El-Masry's six-month jail sentence. El-Masry has been detained for violating  ...

Bahrain court confirms sentences for Shiite activists

[JURIST] A Bahrain [BBC backgrounder] appellate court on Sunday confirmed five-year prison sentences for nine Shiites convicted of violating protest laws. The nine Shiites were  ...

El Salvador ex-president taken into custody ahead of trial

[JURIST] Former El Salvador president Francisco Flores was taken into custody on Saturday after a court repealed his house arrest. Francisco is being held as  ...

Afghanistan election commission names Ghani president-elect

[JURIST] Afghanistan's Independent Election Commission (IEC) [official website] on Sunday declared Ashraf Ghani [BBC profile] the winner of the country's presidential election. The announcement came  ...