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Library Hours Labor Day Weekend 

Friday, 8/29: 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Saturday, 8/30: 9 a.m. -  6 p.m.
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Monthly New Books List - July 2014 

New Databases

  • 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

Lawsuit filed against Ferguson and St. Louis alleging police brutality

[JURIST] Five people brought a lawsuit on Thursday against the city of Ferguson [official website], Missouri, and several officials for the use of unnecessary and  ...

CIA rendition victims urge Obama to name them in Senate report

[JURIST] Ten victims of the US Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) [official website] extraordinary rendition program [JURIST news archive] have signed an open letter [text, PDF]  ...

Kenya passes law to protect against human trafficking

[JURIST] Kenya's parliament passed a law on Wednesday that will provide greater support to victims of human trafficking and will make it easier to secure  ...

AI report: Nepal government should deliver justice for disappearances

[JURIST] Amnesty International (AI) [advocacy website] called on [AI report] Nepalese authorities to bring justice to the individuals responsible for the disappearance of the "Dhanusha  ...