Congress.gov, currently in its beta version, is the new portal bringing you the United States Legislative Information. [It] contains legislation from the 107th Congress (2001) to the present, member profiles from the 93rd Congress (1973) to the present, and some member profiles from the 80th through the 92nd Congresses (1947 to 1972). According to Congress.gov, [...]
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For all of you mobile users, the Black’s Law dictionary app that traditionally costs about $50.00 is on sale TODAY for $26.99. It appears however, that it is only the iPhone/iPad/iPod touch app that is on sale. The Black’s for Android app remains priced at $54.99 and the Black’s 9th for Windows phone app remains [...]
Courtesy of beSpecific, the New York City Municipal Archive Online Gallery welcomes its visitors online. This ever-expanding gallery is your entry point into the vast visual holdings of the Archives. The Online Gallery provides free and open research access to over 800,000 items digitized from the Municipal Archives’ collections, including photographs, maps, motion-pictures and audio recordings. [...]
Leitner Center for International Law and Justice at Fordham Law has launched its new visual overview of the international criminal tribunals, in which it provid[es] an introduction to the work of the international tribunals and the conflicts which led to their establishment. … This new 90-page report, providing analysis and information through written summaries and detailed [...]
The Pace Law School Class of 2013 honored Pace Law Library with the Outstanding Departmental Award during commencement on May 14, 2013. Marie Stefanini Newman (pictured), Professor of Law and Library Director, accepted the award on behalf of the Library staff. We thank the Class of 2013 for this honor.
Internet for Lawyers, an online CLE hub providing continuing education for lawyers, has made available their 2012 comparison of citators that compares the citator service capability of Google Scholar, Fastcase, Casemaker, LexisNexis, WestlawNext, and Bloomberg Law. The report is accompanied by screenshots and description of each service, and it concludes [s]o, what’s a legal researcher [...]
Pace Law Library has acquired new titles into its Law in Film Collection. Any patron with borrowing privileges can check any of the movies out at no charge. The following are our recent acquisitions: Arbitrage (Lionsgate presents; Green Room Films and TreeHouse Pictures present; a co-production of Parlay Films, LB Productions, Artina Films; a film by [...]
Punctuation – the commas, periods, apostrophes, hyphens, columns and semi-columns are all often the source of a headache. The topic of punctuation is certain to be part of the 1L writing instruction. It is not only the writing instructors emphasizing the need to pay attention to detail and use punctuation correctly, but it is also the [...]
For first year students considering applying to law review, the write-on competition happens right after your last exam this spring. The write-on competition is a closed universe assignment, requiring citations as footnotes. First year students have written memos and briefs so far in law school, both requiring in-text citation, and should be aware that there [...]
This summer Lexis will allow full access for any use–academic research, internships and externships, even your job. In addition, Lexis will allow May 2013 graduates to have full access to Lexis Advance through August 1. Lexis summer access is automatic–you don’t have to do anything to extend your password. Bloomberg Law allows access for any use, [...]