Author Archives: UGA Law Library

Professional Skills

On Wednesday, November 4, the Law School Career Development Office is hosting a workshop with legal profession networking expert Mary Crane. You can find helpful books by Ms. Crane in the Law Library Career & Professional Resources Collection located in … Continue reading

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New Book: Madison’s Hand

James Madison’s Notes on the 1787 Constitutional Convention are considered the best authority on the creation of the U.S. Constitution. But how reliable is this account? The new book Madison’s Hand: Revising the Constitutional Convention by Mary Sarah Bilder reveals … Continue reading

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New Book: Apples and Oranges?

The new book Comparing Tort and Crime: Learning From Across and Within Legal Systems focuses on the commonalities and difficulties in how legal systems manage the border between tort and crime. What is the purpose of tort law and criminal … Continue reading

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Banned Books Week 2015

It’s Banned Books Week 2015, when libraries across the nation are celebrating our intellectual freedom by putting a spotlight on books that have been challenged for removal from the shelves. We’ve put a few such books from our own collection … Continue reading

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New Book: Showdown!

In this new biography Showdown: How Thurgood Marshall’s 1967 Supreme Court Confirmation Hearings Changed America, award-winning author Wil Haygood details the life and career of Justice Thurgood Marshall one of the nation’s most significant legal figures of the past one hundred years. … Continue reading

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New Book: The Law of the Land

Does America’s Constitution looks slightly different in California than it does in Kansas? Regional understandings of law and justice have shaped and reshaped our nation throughout history. In the new book The Law of the Land: A Grand Tour of … Continue reading

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New Book: Sisters in Law!

Author Linda R. Hirshman’s new book Sisters in Law: How Sandra Day O’Connor and Ruth Bader Ginsburg Went to the Supreme Court and Changed the World is an account of the intertwined lives of the first two women to be … Continue reading

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