Category Archives: Lost in the Stacks (Reference)

Legal reference and research advice, book reviews, and legal resource overviews.

U.S. Supreme Court: Tracking the Confirmation Process

Last night, President Trump nominated Brett Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court of the United States. The next step in the process is sending the nomination to the Senate Judiciary Committee. But wait? Who is Brett Kavanaugh? From ScotusBlog: “After graduating … Continue reading

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CLOSED Wednesday 1-17-18 at UGA

Whenever UGA closes for any emergency, such as inclement weather (http://www.uga.edu/weather_policy/), the Law Library will close. Due to the winter weather advisory, the University of Georgia Has closed the Athens campus on Wednesday, Jan. 17, until noon. As a reminder, … Continue reading

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Ethics in Dispute Resolution Resources

By Wendy Moore This Thursday, November 9th the law school is hosting Judge Stanley F. Birch Jr. who will speak on the “Ethics in Dispute Resolution” in the Hatton Lovejoy Courtroom. Birch served on the U.S. Court of Appeals for … Continue reading

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Law Librarians Head to the 36th Annual Course of the International Association of Law Libraries in Atlanta, Georgia!

The 36th Annual Course of the International Association of Law Libraries (IALL) will be held this week in Atlanta, Georgia. This year’s theme is Civil Rights, Human Rights, and Other Critical Issues in U.S. Law. IALL is a worldwide, cooperative … Continue reading

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Guantanamo, Torture, and Terrorism Resources

By Endia Sowers Paige Today (October 10, 2017) the Dean Rusk International Law Center will host a lunchtime conversation with Rick Kammen, the lead defense counsel for Abd al-Rahim al-Nashiri. If you would like to read more about Guantanamo, Torture, and Terrorism, … Continue reading

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Banned Books Week 2017: Attorney General vs. A Book Named “Naked Lunch”

“The court trials and other actions again Naked Lunch provide a moral benchmark. We cannot fail to recognize, in retrospect, the speed with which we assimilate into the mainstream of American life that which was once unspeakable.” – Michael Barry Goodman … Continue reading

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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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