This Week in Charitable Giving…

  • By Hofstra Law Librarians
  • December 20, 2017

According to CNN’ Bleacher Report, Texas Rangers’ pitcher Cole Hamels and his wife, Heidi, are donating their Missouri mansion to charity.  The 32,000-square-foot mansion sits on 104.7 acres of land, and is valued at $9.75 million dollars.  The charity, …

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Climate and the Fall of Rome

  • By Hofstra Law Librarians
  • December 18, 2017

How climate change and disease helped the fall of Rome is an interesting introduction to how climate change and unexpected consequences of trade impacted the empire.  From the article, “It turns out that climate had a major role in the …

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Library in Winter (break)

  • By Hofstra Law Librarians
  • December 15, 2017

As you look beyond your exams, here are the Library hours for the remainder of the semester and Winter Break.

Fri. Dec. 15 – Thurs. Dec. 21
Fri.  8am-11pm
Sat., Sun. 10am-11pm
Mon., Tues – 8am-8pm
Wed, Thurs – 8am-5pm…

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Catalog of U. S. Government Publications

  • By Hofstra Law Librarians
  • December 14, 2017

The Catalog of U.S. Government Publications is a finding tool for federal publications. It includes descriptive records for historical and current publications, and provides direct links to those that are available online. Users may search by authoring agency, title, and …

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Wealthy Exs Face-off Over Child Support Payments

  • By Hofstra Law Librarians
  • December 13, 2017

The New York Post reports that investor Andrew Left’s attempt to reduce his $37,500 monthly child support payment has failed.  His ex-wife, Andrea, recently married Tesla billionaire Alan Salzman.  As part of her pre-nuptial agreement with Salzman, Andrea agreed to …

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United States Code (U.S.C.) – New Title 34

  • By Hofstra Law Librarians
  • December 11, 2017

There was no content in Title 34 of the U.S.C. since 1956.  The Office of the Law Revision Counsel announced the change and the reasons for the change: ” The impetus for the title 34 project was to gather in …

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Study Guides tip

  • By Hofstra Law Librarians
  • December 8, 2017

As you know by now, the Library has a substantial collection of Study Guides to help you prepare for exams.  As part of this collection, we have online Study Guides, so you do not even need to be in …

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Index of U.S. Government Departments and Agencies

  • By Hofstra Law Librarians
  • December 7, 2017

Having trouble finding the National Pesticide Information Center online? The A-Z Index of U.S. Government Departments and Agencies is an alphabetical directory that will lead you to every government agency and departmental Web site you could ever imagine—and perhaps quite …

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Good luck on exams!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  • By Hofstra Law Librarians
  • December 6, 2017

-from your favorite Law Library team.…

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Hold the LSAT – Some Law Schools are Accepting GRE Results

  • By Hofstra Law Librarians
  • December 6, 2017

The Wall Street Journal reports that at least fourteen law schools (including heavy hitters like Harvard and Columbia) are offering students the option of applying based on GRE scores instead of the traditional LSAT.  Proponents of the change say that …

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