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Via In Custodia Legis, the Library of Congress announced that through an agreement with William S. Hein & Co., it will now offer free online access to historical U.S. legal materials, which include the following: United States Code 1925-1988 (includes content up to 1993) From Guide to Law Online: United States Law United States Reports v. 1-542 (1754-2004) […]

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A recent decision by Southern District Magistrate Judge Gabriel Gorenstein analogizes emails accounts to computer hard drives, permitting seizure of an entire email account by a law enforcement agency with a warrant in a money-laundering investigation. Judge Gorenstein’s decision is at odds with decisions by federal district courts in D.C. (In the Matter of the […]

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The most recent article, by John R. Nolon and Jessica A. Bacher, is the 1000th paper added to the Faculty Publications collection in the Pace Digital Commons. Their article, Mitigating the Adverse Impacts of Hydraulic Fracturing: A Role for Local Zoning?, is scheduled to be published in the fall in Zoning and Planning Law Report. […]

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Three Florida lawyers have been accused of setting up opposing counsel for a DUI arrest. In a story that reads like a script for some variation of Law and Order: The simmering legal scandal centers on a bitter defamation trial between warring radio shock jocks Todd Schnitt and Bubba the Love Sponge Clem. In January […]

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The U.S. General Services Administration publishes an annual Consumer Action Handbook, a guide to help citizens make smarter decisions with their money. It is a compilation of buying tips from across government agencies, with updates on the latest scams and a consumer contact directory, and is available in both print and online formats. The Handbook […]

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One of the most recent controversies surrounding the Internet in the US concerns the FCC’s proposal for open internet rules having direct impact on the concept of Net Neutrality. Net neutrality is what makes the Internet a fair and leveled playing field for all. Net neutrality is considered the fundamental precondition to the growth and […]

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POST WRITTEN BY: Steven E. Gavin (’14), Pace Law School It is said that all land use law is inherently local. As such, finding resources applicable to a particular state or municipality can prove difficult even for the most experienced practitioner or scholar. Fortunately, the Land Use Law Center maintains a database called Gaining Ground, which […]

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Pace Law School recently obtained a subscription for the language-learning software Rosetta Stone. The purpose of the program is to better support the U.S. Comparative Environmental Brazil program, the Immigration Clinic, John Jay Legal Services, International law externships, as well as students applying for Fulbright Scholarships. Due to the limited number of available licenses and […]

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Information on summer access to Lexis, Bloomberg Law, and Westlaw for students who are NOT graduating in May: Lexis has no restrictions on use over the summer, and you do not have to do anything to extend your password. Bloomberg Law has no restrictions on use over the summer, and you do not have to […]

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Pace Law Review is hosting a Symposium titled Social Media and Social Justice on Friday, March 28, 2014 at the New York State Judicial Institute in White Plains, NY. This event, co-sponsored by CollenIP, is an all day event starting at 9:00 am – 5:00 pm offering five different presentation panels throughout the day.  Those […]

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