Two Basic Management Truths

  The longer I am in management the more I understand some basic management truths.  Here are two: 1. There is an inverse relationship as you move up the management … Continue reading

February 25, 2015 · Leave a comment

The Tomato Identity Crisis!

In 1893 the United States was in an economic downturn. Prices of goods and stocks fell steadily. Banks were struggling and railroad construction slowed to a crawl. Unemployment rose and … Continue reading

February 24, 2015 · Leave a comment

Public Library Junkie Finds the Gem at GTMO

I was in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba the week of 9 February to serve as an NGO Observer at the 9/11 Military Commission hearings. I was there on behalf of the Gitmo Observer, the Military Commission Observation … Continue reading

February 19, 2015 · 3 Comments

Legal Fictions: Michael Seeley Novels

As an academic law librarian, I practice terrible professional-personal separation by also collecting fiction in which legal concepts are important components of the story. I have a very small collection … Continue reading

February 17, 2015 · Leave a comment

Found in the Stacks: The Little Book of Space Law

“The Little Book of Space Law” by Matthew J. Kleiman KZD1145 .K49 2013 The term “space law” refers to the international and national laws that govern human activities in outer … Continue reading

February 16, 2015 · Leave a comment

The United States Supreme Court Cries… Fowl?

Causby, a farmer, grimaced as he blocked the sun with his right hand as if saluting the airplane flying just over his trees. The military had leased an airport next … Continue reading

February 15, 2015 · Leave a comment

New Study Room Policy

Effective January 30, 2015 through Spring Break or until further notice, all study rooms in the building, including the Law Library, will be available on a first-come, first-served basis. As … Continue reading

February 13, 2015 · Leave a comment

New Books in the Library – February 2015

All Eyes Are Upon Us: Race and Politics from Boston to Brooklyn Sokol, Jason E185.9 .S65 2014 The Northeastern United States—home to abolitionism and a refuge for blacks fleeing the … Continue reading

February 13, 2015 · Leave a comment
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