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Remembering Jack McNeill

The Law Library staff mourns the loss of its long-time Associate Director, Jack McNeill.  Jack died on Monday, January 18 after a courageous fight against cancer.  Jack came to Pace Law School in July 2000, and initially served as the Head of Reference Services.  Two years later, he was promoted to Associate Director, the position […]

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The New York Times recently published a three-part series, “Beware the Fine Print,” criticizing the widespread use  of mandatory arbitration and class action waiver clauses in consumer contracts. The authors describe the growth of these contract clauses as “a far-reaching power play orchestrated by American corporations.” A Times editorial asserts that “forced-arbitration clauses, found in […]

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Magna Carta at Pace Law School

Pace Law School is hosting the exhibit, Magna Carta:  Enduring Legacy 1215-2015, from October 13-26, 2015.  The purpose of the exhibit, which was coordinated by the American Bar Association and the Law Library of Congress, is to educate the public about Magna Carta and explore its legacy.  We are grateful to our co-sponsor, the New […]

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Law Day 2015 and the Magna Carta

Today, May 1, 2015, is Law Day, and this year it marks the 800th anniversary of the Magna Carta. Pace Law School will host the ABA/Library of Congress exhibit on the Magna Carta October 12-26, 2015. In preparation for the exhibit, Professor Nicholas Robinson unveiled a limited edition authorized copy issued in commemoration of its 800th anniversary, and gave […]

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For the second time in a week, the Gerber Glass Law Center has been visited by some unlikely nocturnal “students” — bats.  Nicknamed Batman and Robin, the first bat was found Friday night by Security roosting in the Gerber Glass third floor study area just outside the computer lab.  The second, however, was found today […]

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Earl Warren Dressed Up for Winter

This winter Earl Warren is buried in snow, so the Earl Warren decorating committee (Alyson Carney, Lucie Olejnikova, and guest student member Alison Kaplan ’13) selected a snowman theme. See the photos of Pace Law Library decked out for the holidays on our Facebook page. Merry Christmas, Happy Chanukah, Happy Kwanzaa, and a happy, healthy, and […]

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Halloween With Earl Warren

It was a wonderful Halloween! If you did not have a chance to stop by the library and see it for yourself, here is Earl’s newest outfit. For additional pictures, check out his photo album on the Pace Law Library Facebook page.

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Welcome to our new and returning students. The Law Library owns a copy of a pencil sketch of the late Chief Justice Earl Warren, and it has become a Library tradition to decorate Chief Justice Warren for various occasions and holidays.  This year for orientation the Earl Warren Decorating Committee (Lucie Olejnikova and Alyson Carney) […]

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Pace Law Library owns a copy of a pencil sketch of the late Supreme Court Chief Justice Earl Warren.  Marie Newman, our director, was surprised to see the original 1955 drawing, by Miriam Troop, when she visited the Smithsonian Institution’s National Portrait Gallery several years ago.  Reference librarian Margaret Moreland wrote a wonderful tribute to Chief […]

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March 25 is the 100th anniversary of the Triangle Shirtwaist Factory Fire in New York City. 146 people, most of them women and some as young as 15, died in the fire. Young women garment workers, unable to open the fire doors because they were locked and beyond the reach of the fire department’s ladders, […]

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