Category Archives: Featured Acquisitions

Featuring new resources, print and electronic.

Banned Books Week 2017: Documentaries

To continue with Banned Books Week, below we’ve compiled a list of documentaries that, while not about banned books specifically, tackle different instances in history where freedom of expression and access to information were fought on a national scale. For more about … Continue reading

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Banned Books Week 2017: Titles from the Collection

As a follow up to our first blog post for Banned Books Week, Acquisitions Law Librarian Wendy Moore has shared a list of book titles from our collection which relate to freedom of expression and access to information. For more about each book, … Continue reading

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Featured Acquisition: Illusion of Justice

Illusion of Justice: Inside Making a Murderer and America’s Broken System by Jerome F. Buting New York, NY: Harper, 2017 Balcony KF225.A84 B88 2017 Interweaving his account of the Steven Avery trial, the trial at the heart of Making a Murderer, with … Continue reading

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Summer Movie Night

While summer time is often thought of as a care free time full of soaking up the sun at the beach, we at the law school know it as a 24 hour study session for the Bar Exam. Any available … Continue reading

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Featured Acquisition: The Unbanking of America

The Unbanking of America: How the New Middle Class Survives by Lisa Servon Boston: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2017 Basement HG2491 .S47 2017 An urgent, absorbing exposé–why Americans are fleeing our broken banking system in growing numbers, and how alternatives are … Continue reading

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Featured Acquisition: Free Speech Beyond Words

Free Speech Beyond Words: The Surprising Reach of the First Amendment by Mark V. Tushnet, Alan K. Chen, and Joseph Blocher New York: New York University Press 2017 Balcony K3254 .T87 2017 The Supreme Court has unanimously held that Jackson … Continue reading

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Featured Acquisition: Fatal Fictions

Fatal Fictions: Crime and Investigation in Law and Literature edited by Alison L. LaCroix, Richard H. McAdams, Martha C. Nussbaum New York, NY: Oxford University Press, 2017 Basement PN56.L33 F38 2017 Lawyers and fiction writers have always confronted crime and … Continue reading

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