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Happy Thanksgiving

Presidential Proclamations remind us of things that are important to us as a nation. They celebrate events and people. . . . Proclamations also remind us of things we should be mindful of. . . . National monuments are established … Continue reading

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A Day to Be Dedicated to the Cause of World Peace: A Brief Documentary History of Veterans Day

“My fellow countrymen–the armistice was signed this morning.  Everything for which America fought has been accomplished.  It will now be our fortunate duty to assist by example, by sober, friendly counsel and by material aid in the establishment of just … Continue reading

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Easier Access to West Academic Study Aids

It’s that time of the semester– mid-terms are here, exams are around the corner. You might be looking for a little extra help with a couple of your classes. Don’t forget the West Academic study aid e-books. With titles like … Continue reading

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We the People: A Constitutional Day Miscellany

September 17, 1787. 229 years ago tomorrow the drafters of the U.S. Constitution gathered to sign the document they created. Constitution Day was established by Congress in 2004 and since then, schools and universities in the U.S. have celebrated Constitution … Continue reading

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Great Summer Reads 2016

In 1879, the Bucks County Gazette (Bristol, Pennsylvania) published this advice about reading good novels (thank you to Bari Burke for unearthing this gem): Dr. James Freeman Clarke commends highly the reading of good novels, and lays down a few … Continue reading

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Book Review– The Cold War: Law, Lawyers, Spies and Crises

In the recent Academy Award-nominated movie, Bridge of Spies, Tom Hanks plays real-life James B. Donovan, an insurance lawyer who was appointed by the Brooklyn Bar Association to defend an accused Soviet spy, Rudolf Abel. In the movie, as in … Continue reading

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Mobile Law App:Part 2 – Best Apps for Lawyers

This week guest blogger, Terry Gilham, brings us the second part of her series on mobile apps for law students and lawyers. Part 1, Best Apps for Law Students, was posted of February 19. Keynote For iPad, iPhone and iPod … Continue reading

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