New York Open Government Site

  • By Hofstra Law Librarians
  • January 26, 2016

Here’s NYOpenGovernment, the newly designed public website that allows New York citizens, researchers, and anyone else to see how much was contributed the campaigns of New York office holders, and then to easily find which individuals, groups, and corporations …

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NYCRR Digital Archive: SUNY Buffalo Law School and Appellate Division Fourth Department Law Library in Rochester Collaboration

  • By Hofstra Law Librarians
  • October 28, 2015

“The SUNY Buffalo Law School’s Charles B. Sears Law Library, the Appellate Division Fourth Department Law Library in Rochester, and the New York State Supreme Court Library in Buffalo, is pleased to announce the availability of an open access database, …

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New York Forms Guide

  • By webdev@hofstra.edu
  • May 4, 2014

Are you researching New York forms and would like
to
have all the resources in one place?  Try the New New York Forms Guide, this guide provides lists of major sets (like Bender’s, Carmody and more), area specific forms and …

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New York Statutes and Reporters Research Guide

  • By webdev@hofstra.edu
  • March 30, 2014

Are you researching New York state statutes, codes, cases and would like to
have all the resources in one place?  Try the New York Statutes and Reporters Research Guide, this guide is designed to give you the basic sources of …

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New York State of Mind*

  • By webdev@hofstra.edu
  • March 7, 2014

Our next Life-Line Research workshop will focus on how to research New York law efficiently and cost effectively.

When:  Wed, March 12 noon-1pm
Where:  Rm 014
R.S.V.P.:  lawdek@hofstra.edu
Plus:  lunch and surprise gift

* with admiration to Billy Joel

Ernster, …

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Effective Research

  • By webdev@hofstra.edu
  • March 1, 2013

I usually do not like to repeat myself, but this is definitely worth saying a second time.

Don’t miss the Library’s workshop on Wednesday – Cost Effective Research for NY.  In today’s world you HAVE TO be able to research …

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New York Gun Laws

  • By webdev@hofstra.edu
  • January 20, 2013

Governor Cuomo recently signed into law a new gun control measure for New York State.  It was signed on January 15, 2013 after the State Assembly approved it by a 104-to-43 vote and a 43-to-18 vote by the State Senate.  …

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New York and Memorial Day

  • By webdev@hofstra.edu
  • May 26, 2012

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo announced this week the opening of a brand new exhibit: New York: Birthplace of Memorial Day.  The exhibit features photos, music, documents, and other artifacts highlighting New York’s officially recognized role in the beginnings of …

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NY State Newspapers Database

  • By webdev@hofstra.edu
  • March 26, 2011

For law students trying to find background and public opinion for New York legislation and legislative history, this database is a find. New York State Newspapers contains more than 2 million articles from over 40 newspapers representing regions and communities …

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NY Chief Judge Seeks Mandatory E-Filing

  • By webdev@hofstra.edu
  • March 16, 2011

As part of a budget proposal announced last week that includes large cuts for New York’s courts, Chief Judge Lippman also announced a proposal to make electronic filing of court documents mandatory throughout New York.

For researchers, this is …

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