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News & Announcements

Library access limited on Gopher & Viking home game days. 

Monthly New Books List - September 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

California governor signs bill banning plastic bags

[JURIST] California Governor Jerry Brown [official website] on Tuesday signed [press release] a bill [SB270 text, PDF] issuing a statewide ban against single-use plastic bags.  ...

UK prosecutors drop terrorism charges against former Guantanamo detainee

[JURIST] The UK's Crown Prosecution Service [official website] on Wednesday dropped terrorism charges against Moazzam Begg [Guardian backgrounder], a former Guantanamo Bay detainee who was  ...

ICC: Kenya president must attend hearing

[JURIST] The International Criminal Court (ICC) [official website] on Wednesday found [judgment, PDF] that Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta [ICC case materials; JURISTnews archive] must appear  ...

Karadzic denies link to Bosnian war atrocities

[JURIST] Former Bosnian Serb political leader Radovan Karadzic [BBC profile; JURIST news archive] on Wednesday insisted upon his innocence during closing remarks at his genocide  ...