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UPDATE: BOTH CAMPUSES CLOSED ON TUESDAY due to HURRICANE SANDY

October 29th, 2012 No comments

BOTH CAMPUSES CLOSED ON TUESDAY, OCTOBER 30 due to HURRICANE SANDY

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Library Closed

December 22nd, 2006 Comments off

The Legal Information Center will be closed from December 23, 2006 – January 2, 2007. We welcome everyone back on January 3.

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Book Review:Something to believe in

December 3rd, 2005 Comments off


Something to believe in; politics, professionalism, and
cause lawyering.
Scheingold, Stuart A. and Austin Sarat.


 Scheingold (political science emeritus, U. of Washington) and Sarat
(jurisprudence and political science, Amherst College) describe the differences

between conventional lawyers who view their work as an emotionless
technical activity and “cause lawyers,” who may specialize in
environmental or human rights work but in any case have refused to set
their convictions aside. The authors focus on the lawyers with a cause
and their relationships with each other, vvith conventional lawyers, with
the legal system, and with politics, finding some of the most interesting
questions in the concept of being a cause lawyer in a liberal democracy.

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Specialized Training by a Reference Librarian

August 30th, 2005 Comments off

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August 27th, 2005 Comments off

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