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Upcoming US Law Webinars – October 2022

Spooky season approaches! For some, part of October will be spent gearing up for Halloween and Día de Muertos. Others may be excited about the cooler weather and fall recipes. Maybe “pumpkin spice season” will be observed where you live. Regardless of your October plans, we hope you make time to join us for some […]

Join Us for Constitution Day 2022 – The Hughes Court: From Progressivism to Pluralism, 1930 to 1941

We hope you can join us in-person or online for our annual Constitution Day event on September 14 at 3pm EDT in the Library’s Jefferson Building, room LJ119. This event will feature Harvard Law School William Nelson Cromwell Professor of Law emeritus Mark Tushnet in an interview with University of Virginia School of Law Dean Risa […]

Upcoming US Law Webinars – September 2022

As much of the country returns to school in September, and the legislative summer recess comes to a close, the Law Library will be marking the month with more webinars on U.S., comparative, and foreign law topics. In September, the Law Library’s orientation webinar will give attendees an overview of the Law Library’s services and […]

When a Bee Is a Fish in the Eyes of the Law

Last month, a California court held that for the purpose of receiving legal protection under the California Endangered Species Act (CESA), the act’s definition of “fish” is broad enough to include bees. At first blush, this decision may cause some head-scratching, so let’s begin with a brief background of the laws at play in this […]