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Online Book Requests Now Being Received

The Law Library is pleased to announce that patrons may now request items from the collection using the online Automated Call Slip (ACS) system.  Prior to March 2nd, patrons were required to fill out a paper request slip.  With the introduction of the ACS in the Law Library, we are joining the Main, Local History […]

Reading Room Remodeling

The Law Library Reading Room is being remodeled in the near future.  In connection with this project, several collections currently located in the Reading Room will be permanently relocated to other areas of the Law Library and Library of Congress shelving areas. The Library’s online catalog records will be updated as materials are relocated.  Researchers […]

The History of the Mexican Constitution

As a Mexican-born American, I’m always looking for occasions to celebrate.  I guess this festive nature is simply dyed-in-the-wool (or dyed-in-the-cotton, if you’re Southern-raised, as I am).  With that in mind, I wanted to write a bit about the Mexican Constitution – especially since two related holidays take place in the month of February:  Mexican […]

Presidents Day – Lincoln the Lawyer

This Presidents Day I would like to focus on one out of the forty-four.  The Law Library has a digital collection of items related to Abraham Lincoln. Lincoln and the Law presents items from our Rare Book Collection that highlight periods when Lincoln’s life (and death) were securely linked to the law. Presented in three […]