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The first Monday in October

  • By Hofstra Law Librarians
  • October 2, 2017

Today is first Monday in October and the United States Supreme Court starts a new term.  SCOTUSblog is an excellent source for discussion of the Court’s activities and scholarly analysis of the issues, oral arguments, and the opinion after it …

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New Hein Online Collection: Congress and the Courts

  • By Hofstra Law Librarians
  • April 10, 2017

Below is the Hein Online description of the collection.

This library, featuring William H. Manz’s Congress and the Courts: A Legislative History 1787-2010, brings together materials reflecting congressional concern with the composition and structure of Article III Courts and …

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New Database! Supreme Court Brief

  • By Hofstra Law Librarians
  • April 3, 2017

Supreme Court Brief – an ALM publication related to the National Law Journal – is focused on news about the U.S. Supreme Court.  While there is analysis of cases before the Court it also offers articles that cover other aspects …

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Watch live the nomination hearing of Judge Gorsuch

  • By Hofstra Law Librarians
  • March 20, 2017

The Senate Judiciary committee is currently holding hearings on the nomination of the Honorable Neil M. Gorsuch to be an Associate Justice of theSupreme Court of the United States.  You can watch live at the Senate Judiciary committee’s website or …

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From the University of Minnesota Law Library – Equal Caricature Under Law

  • By Hofstra Law Librarians
  • December 19, 2016

Equal Caricature Under Law: Supreme Court Bobbleheads by The Green Bag,” showcases a complete collection of Supreme Court bobbleheads, produced by The Green Bag and its editor, Ross Davies.  Artful, whimsical, and informative, the Supreme Court bobbleheads depict

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Empirical SCOTUS – Viewing the U.S. Supreme Court in a New Light

  • By Hofstra Law Librarians
  • June 13, 2016

Empirical SCOTUS, the goal of this site is to interrogate questions surrounding the Supreme Court from an empirical perspective – looking at everything from the Justices, to attorney, briefs, and Court practices.  Typically the analyses will focus on current …

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Hearing the Supreme Court

  • By Hofstra Law Librarians
  • June 3, 2016

The Supreme Court  is due to issue its final decisions for the term this month.  To hear oral arguments, the authoritative source, Oyez, will be moving to the Legal Information Institute.   For more detail, see  – Future Now

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The CertPool

  • By Hofstra Law Librarians
  • May 2, 2016

From the “About” section the CertPool is a new way to follow the U.S. Supreme Court.

The site tracks docket activity on a case-by-case basis, presenting that information in ways not possible using other resources. As examples: you can choose …

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ABA Journal: 10 Supreme Court Novels to Get Your Mind Off the Nomination Battle

  • By Hofstra Law Librarians
  • April 27, 2016

The ABA Journal frequently does a greatest fictional lawyers and best legal movies feature.  Currently, they are doing a 10 Supreme Court Novels Gallery.  Some of the novels include The Tenth Justice, Nine Scorpions, Supreme Justice and more.  Click here

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Supreme Court Nominees in Presidential Election Years

  • By Hofstra Law Librarians
  • March 22, 2016

When President Obama nominated Judge Merrick B. Garland last week to replace the late Justice Antonin Scalia as the ninth member of the U.S. Supreme Court, it sparked controversy on Capitol Hill to whether the Senate should wait to fill …

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