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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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 […]
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 […]
Posted in Uncategorized on Aug 15th, 2012
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 […]
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 […]
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.
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) […]
Posted in Uncategorized on Jun 23rd, 2011
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 […]
Posted in Uncategorized on Mar 24th, 2011
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, […]
This manual, from the NY Unified Court System and the NYSBA in collaboration with the NY Dept. of Health and NYC Dept. of Health and Mental Hygiene, is written to assist lawyers, judges, and public health officials in handling public health disasters and emergencies. From the introduction by Chief Judge Jonathan Lippman: The major actors in any public […]