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Library Hours Labor Day Weekend 

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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

UN peacekeepers detained by unknown group in Syria

[JURIST] UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-Moon [official profile] released a statement Thursday condemning a currently unidentified extremist group for the detention of 43 peacekeepers [press release]  ...

Texas judge rules education budget cuts unconstitutional

[JURIST] A judge for a Travis County Civil Court in Texas ruled Thursday that the Texas Legislature [official websites] failed to meet its constitutional duty  ...

South Africa court orders release of tapes in Zuma corruption case

[JURIST] South Africa's Supreme Court of Appeals on Thursday ordered the release of taped phone conversations about corruption charges against President Jacob Zuma [BBC profile;  ...

Federal judge denies Apple request to ban Samsung phones, tablets

[JURIST] Judge Lucy Koh [official profile] of the US District Court for the Northern District of California [official website] on Wednesday denied a request by  ...