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March 19, 2014
Penn Law faculty, current students, and staff now have online access to the New York Times at NYTimes.com and through smartphone apps. Registration is required. read more!
February 5, 2014
Biddle Law Library is continually acquiring new titles, in print and available electronically. Take a look at our recent acquisitions! read more!
September 12, 2013
The Penn Law community now has access to two new resources in HeinOnline read more!
July 10, 2013
The Penn Law community now has online access to several titles from ALM, a provider of legal news and information. read more!
May 8, 2013
The Penn Law community now has access to a new module in HeinOnline, State Statutes: A Historical Archive. read more!
July 11, 2012
Congress and the Courts provides a compilation of all relevant Congressional materials pertaining to Article III Courts. Topics include the purpose, formation, organization, and restructuring of the federal government, focusing on the development and growth of the federal courts and... read more!
April 25, 2012
The Penn Law community now has access to the following resources: American Indian Law Collection, IEL Energy Law and IEL Environmental Law. read more!
April 18, 2012
Over the past few years, the world has seen a rapid explosion in technological development. The devices and services these innovations provide help make life easier, and their ongoing evolution will continue to provide users with increased opportunities and benefits. While technological innovations may move at a breakneck pace, the American legal system is slower to adapt. Constitution 3.0 explores the tension between law and technology, by projecting how this conflict might unfold in the year 2025. read more!
March 7, 2012
 Biddle Law Library recently acquired four Lexis Nexis databases of foreign law, to assist in researching Chinese law, Canadian law, French law, and European Union law.Lexis China is a bilingual database incorporating laws, regulations, case law, and government documents from... read more!
February 1, 2012
 By: Rodney A. Smolla (New York and London: New York University Press, 2011).  During their first year, law students are introduced to the principles of Constitutional Law. By the time they earn their JD, these students will have spent the better part... read more!
January 18, 2012
 Review by Mark Popielarski, Biddle Intern.  Fan Fiction and Copyright: Outsider Works and Intellectual Property Protection By: Aaron Schwabach (Burlington, VT: Ashgate Publishing Company, 2011).  Who doesn’t have a favorite book, television series, or movie? Creative works such as Harry Potter, Star Wars and... read more!
August 25, 2011
 Presidents and Their Justices, by Douglas Clouatre (Lanham, MD: University Press of America Inc., 2010).Reviewed by Joe Parsio, Head of Access Services.The book is based on a 2005 survey of historians, lawyers, and political scientists.   Clouatre is a political science and... read more!
July 12, 2011
 Review by Biddle intern Mark Popielarski.Summer’s here and that means a break from long hours studying case law and statutes. Why not enjoy the summer outdoors with Losing Twice:  Harms of Indifference in the Supreme Court, by Emily M. Calhoun (New York:  Oxford University... read more!
February 4, 2011
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June 30, 2010
In an effort to expand the National Bankruptcy Archives' holdings in rare material predating the establishment of the nation's first major bankruptcy law in 1898, the Archives has begun to acquire a selection of 18th and 19th century pamphlet and... read more!
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!
December 2, 2008
Our cataloging librarian, Judith Vaughan-Sterling, has compiled a list of recent acquisitions for November 2008.... read more!
November 3, 2008
Our cataloging librarian, Judith Vaughan-Sterling, has compiled a list of recent acquisitions for October 2008.... read more!
October 28, 2008
In addition to teaching and serving as a reference librarian for the law school, my outside interests include ethics and religion. So, when Experiments in Ethics (Harvard University Press, 2008) appeared on the library's "New Book Truck," it lept into... read more!
October 8, 2008
In light of the fact that a number of courses at the law school focus on the relationship between law and religion, I offer a review of Martha Nussbaum's most recent contribution to the Church-State debate.  In her most... read more!
October 6, 2008
Our cataloging librarian, Judith Vaughan-Sterling, has compiled a list of recent acquisitions for September 2008.... read more!
September 24, 2008
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September 4, 2008
Our cataloging librarian, Judith Vaughan-Sterling, has compiled a list of recent acquisitions for August 2008.... read more!
May 2, 2008
Our cataloging librarian, Judith Vaughan-Sterling, has compiled a list of recent acquisitions for April 2008.... read more!
April 2, 2008
Our cataloging librarian, Judith Vaughan-Sterling, has compiled a list of recent acquisitions for March 2008.... read more!
March 4, 2008
Our cataloging librarian, Judith Vaughan-Sterling, has compiled a list of recent acquisitions for February 2008.... read more!
February 5, 2008
Our cataloging librarian, Judith Vaughan-Sterling, has compiled a list of recent acquisitions for January 2008.... read more!
January 3, 2008
Our cataloging librarian, Judith Vaughan-Sterling, has compiled a list of recent acquisitions for November and December 2007. Happy reading, and Happy New Year!... read more!
November 2, 2007
Our cataloging librarian, Judith Vaughan-Sterling, has compiled a list of recent acquisitions for October 2007.... read more!
September 4, 2007
Our cataloging librarian, Judith Vaughan-Sterling, has compiled a list of recent acquisitions for August 2007.... read more!
June 4, 2007
Our cataloging librarian, Judith Vaughan-Sterling, has compiled a list of recent acquisitions for May 2007.... read more!
May 2, 2007
Our cataloging librarian, Judith Vaughan-Sterling, has compiled a list of recent acquisitions for April 2007.... read more!
April 4, 2007
You can find a list of Biddle's new books for this month on our Recent Acquisitions page.... read more!