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February 2009 Archives

February 13, 2009
  There are many interesting projects currently going on in the National Bankruptcy Archives, a repository of records and papers related to bankruptcy, debtor-creditor relations, and the reorganization of debt.  Our pilot project funded by the Leon S. Forman Bankruptcy... read more!
February 12, 2009
The Biddle Law Library has many interesting older books related to Abraham Lincoln, who was born on this day 200 years ago. One I came across in our Rare Books Collection.  Entitled Lincolniana: In Memoriam, this book is an anthology of... read more!
February 12, 2009
You’ve heard that a regulation is due any day now, and you can’t wait to see it.  Where do you turn? The Office of the Federal Register has created the Public Inspection Desk to provide online access to materials that will... read more!
February 6, 2009
Penn Law School is fortunate to be a beta site for Bloomberg Law (BLAW), a division of Bloomberg, a major provider of business and financial information.Bloomberg describes BLAW as an "all inclusive tool providing in-depth legal analysis, filings, opinions, real-time and archival news, indexes, rankings,... read more!
February 6, 2009
 The 2008 Presidential Campaign was an exciting and historically significant race of special interest to legal and political researchers. The importance of the issues and the biographies of the candidates ensured this race a place in history. However, this election... read more!
February 6, 2009
Tara Ewald is Reference Intern and an Interlibrary Loan Assistant. She is fascinated by the interactions between law and culture, especially with regard to law and religion, law and family issues, and law and politics. She reads constantly, and thinks... read more!