The Murder of Al Capone’s Lawyer was Only Half the Story!

The brand new 1939 Lincoln-Zephyr’s combination of modern design, incredible horsepower, and art deco luxury interior was named by the New York’s Museum of Modern Art as the “First Successful … Continue reading

September 30, 2015 · Leave a comment

New Books in the Library – September 2015

An American Dilemma: International Law, Capital Punishment, and Federalism Atwell, Mary Welek KF9227.C2 A98 2015 An American Dilemma examines the issue of capital punishment in the United States as it … Continue reading

September 29, 2015 · Leave a comment

Prepare for Practice!

Just arrived – the first installment of the law library’s new “Legal Practice” collection. The selected materials focus on developing professional skills and managing law practices. These newest arrivals deal with law … Continue reading

September 28, 2015 · 1 Comment

It’s beginning to look a lot like …

… Banned Books Week. I bet you thought that the familiar lead-in combined with the cooling temperatures was going to end with “Christmas.” Acclaimed author Sherman Alexie responded in an interview that he celebrates April 15 … Continue reading

September 27, 2015 · Leave a comment

Hemlock for Socrates or His Method?

The great philosopher’s mind was sound and for a man facing imminent death he was remarkably calm. His face was round with a bulbous nose and wrinkles like lines of … Continue reading

September 22, 2015 · Leave a comment

“The Baseball Rule” Going, Going, Gone?

“The pitcher gets the sign. He comes set on the mound. He checks the runner and here comes the 3-1 delivery. Whoa! Casey scorches a line drive that just misses … Continue reading

September 15, 2015 · Leave a comment

Richard’s Favorite 2015 AALL Conference Program, Influence: The Art and Science of Changing Minds

In July of this year I was awarded a scholarship to attend the American Association of Law Libraries (AALL) annual conference in Philadelphia. I have always enjoyed attending these conferences, … Continue reading

September 11, 2015 · Leave a comment

What’s With the Blue Gloves in the Law Library?

The question “what’s with the blue gloves?” has come up quite a few times since the students have returned for the fall semester. The short answer is “we are working … Continue reading

September 10, 2015 · Leave a comment

Ben’s Favorite Research Tool: Google Scholar

I use a variety of databases and research tools in my work, but there is one that I use for almost every project. Not Google, but Google Scholar (scholar.google.com). This … Continue reading

September 4, 2015 · 1 Comment
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