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The following are the most recent additions to our Law in Film collection. This collection is housed on the library’s main level in the student lounge. All Pace Law Library patrons with borrowing privileges may check any of these films out at no charge for up to five days. Come by and check it out! […]

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Below please find a list of select environmental reports published in September 2014. Congressional Research Service Reports Climate Summit 2014: Warm-Up for 2015, CRS Insights, September 24, 2014 Agriculture in the WTO: Limits on Domestic Support, September 18, 2014 Energy Policy: 113th Congress Issues, September 18, 2014 Klamath Basin Settlement Agreements, September 9, 2014 Food […]

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This fall the Pace Law Library instituted a new sustainability and fundraising initiative, Bottles for Books.  Since the Law Library’s renovation, food and drinks have been allowed in the stacks and study spaces.  However, while the Law Library has a number of recycle bins available, when students “just” recycle, the Library loses out on money […]

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Below please find a list of select environmental reports published in August 2014. Congressional Research Service Reports Climate Change and Existing Law: A Survey of Legal Issues Past, Present, and Future, August 20, 2014 Clean Coal Loan Guarantees and Tax Incentives: Issues in Brief, August 19, 2014 Environmental Protection Agency (EPA): Appropriations for FY2014 in […]

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Below please find a list of select environmental reports published in July 2014. Congressional Research Service Reports What Is the Farm Bill?, July 23, 2014 State CO2 Emission Rate Goals in EPA’s Proposed Rule for Existing Power Plants, July 21, 2014 Shipping U.S. Crude Oil by Water: Vessel Flag Requirements and Safety Issues, July 21, […]

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FEATURED BOOK Polar Oceans Governance In an Era of Environmental Change.  Polar Oceans Governance is a 354 page text edited by Tim Stephens of the University of Syndey and David L. VanderZwaag of Dalhousie University. This book examines changing governance schemes in the polar oceans. The work is divided into five parts: 1) environmental change; 2) geostrategic […]

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FEATURED BOOK Fukushima: The Story of a Nuclear Disaster.  Fukushima is a 309 page text authored by David Lochbaum, Edwin Lyman, Susan Q. Stranahan and the Union of Concerned Scientists. This book discusses the nuclear accident that occurred at the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant in Japan in March of 2011. The text focuses on […]

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Below please find a list of select environmental reports published in June 2014. Congressional Research Service Reports U.S. Energy: Overview and Key Statistics, June 27, 2014 Clean Air Issues in the 113th Congress: An Overview, June 27, 2014 EPA and the Army Corps’ Proposed Rule to Define “Waters of the United States”, June 10, 2014 […]

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The New York Court of Appeals struck down the NYC ban on the sale of large sugary drinks, upholding the Appellate Division decision. The Court based its decision on separation of powers, stating that We hold that the New York City Board of Health, in adopting the “Sugary Drinks Portion Cap Rule”, exceeded the scope […]

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During the summer, the acquisition of new materials is usually a bit slower, but nevertheless, we have two new additions in our Law in Film Collection. Our film collection is housed on the main level of the library, in the student lounge. All Pace library patrons with borrowing privileges may check movies out for up […]

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