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Exam Stress Relief

Need a break from studying – here is a great option!  The Internet Archive has created the Internet Arcade which is a web-based library of arcade (coin-operated) video games from the 1970s through to the 1990s.  Play Q*bert, Pac-Man, DigDug, and … Continue reading

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A Hitchhiker’s Guide to the OECD’s International VAT/GST Guidelines

Walter Hellerstein, Distinguished Research Professor & Francis Shackelford Distinguished Professor in Taxation Law Emeritus, has published a fascinating article, Hitchhiker’s Guide to the OECD’s International VAT/GST Guidelines. This article looks at the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development’s forthcoming release of value added tax … Continue reading

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Think Tank Search

“Think Tank Search is a custom Google search of more than 600 think tank websites.”  Using this search engine will allow researches to discover reports, policy papers, data and much more from a variety of think-tank organizations.

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Constitution Day – Sept 17th

Constitution Day is on September 17th!  In connection with Constitution Day, Professor Jack Rakove, a Pulitzer Prize-winning author and world-renowned expert on the American founding and U.S. Constitution, will deliver a lecture entitled “What Did the Constitution Originally Mean? Two Interpretations.” … Continue reading

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Database on Ideology, Money in Politics, and Elections (DIME)

Stanford University has just released a new database that tracks campaign financing.  The Database on Ideology, Money in Politics, and Elections (DIME) is intended as a general resource for the study of campaign finance and ideology in American politics. The … Continue reading

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Resources for First-Year Law Students

Welcome 1L’s!  The Law Library has created a guide to help you out during your first year of law school.  It includes materials on general law school survival skills as well as materials on each of the subjects in the … Continue reading

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Google Translate

The Google Translate app has been updated to expand its “instant visual translation to 20 more languages (for a total of 27!), and making real-time voice translations a lot faster and smoother—so even more people can experience the world in their … Continue reading

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