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POST WRITTEN BY: Cassandra Castellano (J.D. Candidate 2013-2017, Pace Law School) Pace Law School hosted its Third Annual Louis V. Fasulo 1L Moot Court Competition this past weekend April 9-10, 2016. 160 first year law students argued before over 80 judges, including many Pace Alumni. The students argued the merits of a fictitious case Coburn v. Martinez before […]

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The U.S. Department of Labor announced important new rules on April 6, 2016, that will impose fiduciary responsibilities on investment professionals managing retirement accounts, or investments that may be part of retirement funds. When consumers hear the advertising of investment firms promising that the customer always comes first, they assume the individuals and firms investing […]

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Should food products be required to indicate on their label that they contain genetically modified (“GMO”) ingredients? Proponents of mandatory GMO labeling say consumers should have the right to know what’s in their food. Opponents claim compliance with patchwork state labeling requirements would result in food price increases. A bill sponsored by Kansas Republican Sen. […]

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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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