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New DVD: Side Out

Wish it were still Spring Break? Pretend it is with the 1990 movie Side Out – it has beaches, volleyball, and lawyers! Midwestern law student Monroe Clark moves to Los Angeles to intern for his lawyer uncle. But Monroe ends … Continue reading

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New DVD: The Normal Heart

In honor of World Aids Day, check out the this year’s Emmy Award Winner for Outstanding Television Movie, The Normal Heart, produced for HBO. Directed by Ryan Murphy and written by Larry Kramer, based on his Tony Award winning play … Continue reading

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New DVD: Riot in Cell Block 11

Just released for its 60th anniversary, the new Criterion DVD of Riot in Cell Block 11, a 1954 film by legendary director Don Siegel, is available in the Law Library DVD Collection. The film was inspired by a string of … Continue reading

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DVDs for Spring Break

Make Spring Break more fun with a DVD or two (or three)  from the Law Library DVD Collection! We have legal themed movies, television shows, and documentaries.  Watch Academy Award winner Matthew McConaughey in The Lincoln Lawyer, be proud to … Continue reading

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New DVD: Superhero Attorney?

The Law Library recently added the complete series of Harvey Birdman, Attorney at Law to the DVD collection on display when you walk into the Law Library. Broadcast in the early 2000’s on The Cartoon Network’s Adult Swim, this is a … Continue reading

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New DVD: Immigration Law!

The film AbUSed: The Postville Raid focuses on the 2008 arrest of nearly 400 undocumented workers, primarily from Guatemala, in rural Postville, Iowa.  The raid of Agriprocessors Inc., a slaughterhouse and meat packing plant, by the U.S. Immigration and Customs … Continue reading

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New DVD: The Loving Story

“Mr. Cohen, tell the court I love my wife, and it is just unfair that I can’t live with her in Virginia.” —Richard Loving June 12 is celebrated by interracial couples and families as “Loving Day.” Filmmaker Nancy Buirski in … Continue reading

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