Category Archives: In the Building

What’s actually happening in Hirsch Hall, Rusk Hall, and the Law Library; including projects that are noisy or messy, changes in hours, or closures.

Student Worker Spotlight: Studio Engineer Lucas Carver

We have introduced in a previous blog post the law school’s new podcasting studio, located on the third floor of the law library annex. Law faculty member Christian Turner helped make the studio’s existence possible with a recent grant to … 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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Library Projects are Underway; Annex is Your Respite

For those who have not stopped by the library in person in the past few weeks, the big projects we reported on in an earlier blog post are now in full swing. Here is a small photo update of the … Continue reading

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Lights, Camera, Café?

The law library will see two major projects this summer. The first is a lighting replacement project in the reading room. Over the years the reading room has become dimmer and dimmer. And although our lovely floor to ceiling windows … Continue reading

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Animal Law Resources with Wendy Moore

Earlier this month the law library launched the pilot episode of a new podcast series, which will serve as an extension of the longstanding newsletter Amicus Briefs. In this pilot episode, the theme of which centered around animals and the … 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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