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Library Hours Labor Day Weekend 

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CLOSED Labor Day, Monday, Sept. 1st 

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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

California legislature bans plastic grocery bags

[JURIST] The California Legislature [official website] on Friday enacted a ban [Reuters report] on the use of plastic grocery bags in the state. The bill  ...

US imposes new sanctions on 30 groups with ties to Iran

[JURIST] US National Security Council [official website] spokesperson Caitlin Hayden announced [press release] on Friday that the White House is placing new sanctions on over  ...

Germany publishes new draft cybersecurity law

[JURIST] The German Federal Ministry of the Interior [official website] on Friday published [text; in German] its revised proposal for a new IT security law.  ...

Federal court strikes Texas anti-abortion provision

[JURIST] A judge for the US District Court for the Western District of Texas [official website] on Friday struck down [AP report] a provision of  ...