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October 10, 2012
Are you interested for the battle for the White House? Getting ready to cast your vote for the US presidency? As election day draws near, students and faculty alike will be interested in keeping up with the latest news regarding election laws. Here are a few online resources that may be of interest. read more!
October 9, 2012
Research in Mixed, Religious and Other Jurisdictions along with Comparative Law Research will be examined by Biddle Foreign and International Law Librarian Gabriela Femenia on Monday, October 15 in her class on Research in Foreign and International Law. read more!
October 9, 2012
On Tuesday, October 9th, Biddle librarians will be teaching the first session on franchise research to the students in the first year Legal Research and Writing course. The session will feature use of Lexis Advance, Bloomberg, and WestlawNext. read more!
October 5, 2012
The archives recently processed two relatively small but informative collections from the National Bankruptcy Archives and the American Law Institute Archives. From the National Bankruptcy Archives, came the Judge Joyce Bihary Papers, and from the American Law Institute Archives, came the Deborah A. DeMott Papers. read more!
October 3, 2012
Resource of interest: ProQuest Legislative Insight is a federal legislative history service that makes available thoroughly researched compilations of digital full-text publications relevant to enacted United States public laws, with coverage from the 80th Congress (1947/1948) through the 112th Congress (2011/2012). read more!
October 3, 2012
Research in Common Law Jurisdictions will be examined on Monday, October 8 in the Research in Foreign and International Law class conducted by Biddle Foreign and International Law Librarian Gabriela Femenia. read more!
October 3, 2012
GET PUBLISHED! The Law School requires that your Senior Research & Writing paper demonstrate “proficiency in scholarly research and writing under close faculty supervision” with “an opportunity for constructive faculty criticism regarding avenues of research, analysis, organization, and style.” Whether you are writing a seminar paper, a journal comment, or a paper for independent study, why not get it published and add some sparkle to your resume? This workshop takes you through the process, including topic selection, preemption checking, and submission strategies. The Getting Published workshop will be held on October 3rd at 12:00 noon in T-145. To RSVP please contact Bill Draper at bdraper@law.upenn.edu. read more!
September 28, 2012
On May 8, 2012, the Penn Law community lost a great man, Judge Louis Heilprin Pollak. Pollak was a civil rights advocate, former Penn Law dean, U.S. District Court judge, and was regarded as one of the leading members of the judiciary in the country. read more!