SCOTUS – Argument Audio

  • By Hofstra Law Librarians
  • January 22, 2018

You can find the audio of U.S. Supreme Court arguments at the Court’s website.  The recordings available on this site start in 2010 and are updated at the end of each argument week.  The audio recordings are posted on …

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does Privacy still exist?

  • By Hofstra Law Librarians
  • January 19, 2018

Do you know how you are tracked in email – do you know how to track who reads your email?  If not, check out How Email Open Tracking Quietly Took Over the Web .…

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Today In The Law: Daniel Webster Born

  • By Hofstra Law Librarians
  • January 18, 2018

On January 18, 1782, noted lawyer and orator Daniel Webster was born in Salisbury, New Hampshire.

Acknowledgment to Jurist.

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So Spicy that it Should be Outlawed?

  • By Hofstra Law Librarians
  • January 17, 2018

The Wall Street Journal reports that American consumers are demanding spicier food options.  To meet the expectations of their customers, while shielding themselves from liability, some restaurants are offering spicy dishes with an interesting side – a waiver of liability.  …

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MLK Day

  • By Hofstra Law Librarians
  • January 12, 2018

We are open on MLK Day.  You will find assistance at the Circulation Desk and a Reference librarian available 10am – 6pm.  Swipe card access is available for Hofstra Law students.

As always, check the Library web site for Library …

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Data Mining For History In Government Archive Records

  • By Hofstra Law Librarians
  • January 11, 2018

Innovative researchers have discovered that government archives are troves of information regarding events and historical patterns. Statisticians are now extracting the most significant events using data-mining techniques. Read more here.

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Supreme Court Allows Death Row Inmate to Petition for a New Trial

  • By Hofstra Law Librarians
  • January 10, 2018

This week, The Supreme Court held that a death row inmate in Georgia must be allowed to present arguments in favor of granting him a new trial.  In 1991, Keith Tharpe was tried and convicted for the murder of his …

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Happy New Year!

  • By Hofstra Law Librarians
  • January 8, 2018

Okay, the New Year was a week ago but we are starting a new spring semester this coming Wednesday.  So Happy New Year and welcome back to the law school and the law library.  We have slightly shorter hours this …

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Library CLOSED for the snow

  • By Hofstra Law Librarians
  • January 3, 2018

The Law Library will be CLOSED on Thursday, January 4th due to the snow storm.

Law students will have 24/7 swipe card access.

Stay warm, dry and safe.…

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Happy Holidays!

  • By Hofstra Law Librarians
  • December 21, 2017

Congratulations on having completed the Fall 2017 semester!  Enjoy your Winter break. We at the library look forward to seeing you in January 2018.…

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