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Featured Scholar: Alan Watson

By Anne Burnett, Rachel Evans, Marie Mize & David Rutland Alan Watson, one of the world’s foremost authorities on Roman law, comparative law, legal history, and law and religion, passed away on November 7, 2018, at the age of 85. … Continue reading

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An Early Legal History of Witchcraft

by Rachel Evans, David Rutland, Marie Mize, Sharon Bradley This month marks the anniversary of the start of possibly the most famous witchcraft cases in history: The Salem Witch Trials. In February 1692 an incorrect part-medical/part-spiritual diagnosis was made of young … Continue reading

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Civil Rights Items in the Collection

To celebrate Black History Month we have gathered many materials from the collection including biographies, historical event books and documentaries. When searching through the online library catalog, the subject heading “African American Civil Rights History” is the most commonly assigned … Continue reading

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Library Hours, Books & Movies for MLK Weekend

By Marie Mize & David Rutland The library will have different hours this weekend and Monday in observance of Martin Luther King Jr. Day: Saturday and Sunday we are open 8 am to 9 pm Monday we are open 12 … Continue reading

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What to Watch & Read for Banned Books Week 2018

This week is celebrated each year as Banned Books Week. According to the American Library Association “It brings together the entire book community — librarians, booksellers, publishers, journalists, teachers, and readers of all types — in shared support of the … Continue reading

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Constitution Day Is Here!

Stop by the front of the library today before 1 pm for more resources and goodies including temporary tattoos featuring Ben Franklin, copies of the Constitution, and more! In addition to the many resources shared in our previous blog post … Continue reading

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Meet Outreach and Research Services Law Librarian Amy Taylor

On our upcoming episode of the library podcast On Reserve we interview new law librarians Amy and Stephen.  Amy Taylor is the new Outreach and Research Services Librarian and comes to us with a background as a librarian in a law firm … Continue reading

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