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Among the many initiatives delivering access to court opinions online for free is a project made possible through the partnership of the federal Judiciary and the Government Printing Office providing free online access to federal court opinions on the GPO’s Federal Digital System, FDsys.  This project now includes 64 federal courts publishing opinions on FDsys, […]

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Many courts are taking advantage of technology by posting the recordings of oral arguments online. The United States Supreme Court is a perfect example. To access transcripts as well as the audio recordings of arguments heard by the Court, visit SCOTUSBlog. Under Quick Links in the upper right hand corner of the screen hover over […]

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Judge Robert Bork, RIP

Judge Robert Bork (1927-2012) died yesterday of complications of heart disease at age 85.  See NY Times story here.

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It is the time again to let you all know about the new additions the library has recently acquired for our Law In Film Collection, which is located on the main floor of the library. All patrons with borrowing privileges may check any of those movies out for up to five (5) days and for free. […]

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Supreme Court Statistics

In light of the recent frenzy of activity surrounding the U.S. Supreme Court and its string of important decisions (ranging from its Affordable Care Act decision to the immigration issues raised in Arizona v. United States) many students, faculty and staff have become interested in the metaphorical batting averages, ERAs and RBIs of the Court.  All […]

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Do you need a break from studies? Do you just need a break? How about movie night at Pace? If you are free today (4/12/12) at 6 pm, come by the Pace Law Library to see The Conspirator, a film by Robert Redford starring Kevin Kline. In connection to the prestigious traveling exhibit Lincoln: The Constitution […]

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In connection to the traveling Lincoln Exhibit currently on display on the third floor of Pace Law Library until April 12, 2012, titled Lincoln: The Constitution and Civil War,  the law library presents movie nights! If you are free, come and join Jack McNeil tonight (3/29) at 6:00 pm in the Problem Room. The movie […]

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Thanks to a terrific grant-writing effort by Associate Director Jack McNeill, Pace Law Library was selected to host a traveling exhibit entitled “Lincoln: The Constitution and the Civil War,” a collaboration between the National Endowment for the Humanities, the National Constitution Center, and the American Library Association. We know Jack must have written a great […]

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From time to time we blog about new releases by the Bureau of Justice Statistics (BJS). Among the more recent ones are: Indicators of School Crime and Safety, 2011 Presents data on crime and safety at school from the perspectives of students, teachers, and principals. This annual report examines crime occurring in school as well […]

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The United States Courts website includes a podcasts page featuring  the Federal Rulemaking Podcasts, Court Shorts Podcasts, and now newly added Supreme Court Landmarks Podcasts. This podcast series features landmark U.S. Supreme Court cases that have shaped history and continue to affect American life. In each episode we briefly discuss a different landmark case with […]

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