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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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This Week in Legal History

I’m a day late for Throwback Thursday, but in the spirit of thinking about the past, here are some events from this week in legal history, along with some sources for legal history research. Fair warning: this is the kind … Continue reading

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Casetext: Making All the World’s Laws Free and Understandable.

Guest blogger Morgan Hoyt is a 2L student at the Alexander Blewett III School of Law. When he became a Casetext Ambassador, we asked him to blog about this new resource. This spring semester, I became the first Casetext Ambassador … Continue reading

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Mobile Law Apps: Part 1 – Best Apps for Law Students

Welcome to guest blogger Terry Gilham! Terry has recently joined the library staff as a part-time volunteer librarian. She will be blogging from time to time.  Law Dojo – Know Your Rights For iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch; Android version … Continue reading

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