The Pharmacy Blues

  • By Hofstra Law Librarians
  • May 22, 2019

The New York Post reports that a Long Island man is suing CVS Pharmacy for disclosing his Viagra prescription to his wife.  Michael Feinberg’s wife called about her own prescriptions and was, allegedly, informed about her husband’s Viagra.  Feinberg claims …

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Today In The Law: President Andrew Johnson’s Impeachment Trial

  • By Hofstra Law Librarians
  • May 16, 2019

On May 16, 1868, the U.S. Senate found President Andrew Johnson “not guilty” of high crimes and misdemeanors in his impeachment trial.

Acknowledgment to Jurist.

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Elder Abuse Charges Against Stan Lee’s Former Manager

  • By Hofstra Law Librarians
  • May 15, 2019

The BBC reports that the former manager of comic book legend Stan Lee is being charged with elder abuse.  The charges against Keya Morgan include, but are not limited to, false imprisonment and fraud.  Stan Lee’s family had taken out …

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Library Summer Hours

  • By Hofstra Law Librarians
  • May 13, 2019

Summertime, current weather notwithstanding, is finally here. The Library will be open:

Monday – Thursday8 AM – 6 PM
Friday8 AM – 5 PM
Saturday, Sunday10 AM – 6 PM
EXCEPTIONS:
Monday, May 27, 2019CLOSED
Thursday,

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Today In The Law: Impeachment Hearings Against President Nixon

  • By Hofstra Law Librarians
  • May 9, 2019

On May 9, 1974, the House Judiciary Committee chaired by Representative Peter Rodino opened hearings into the possible impeachment of President Richard Nixon in connection with the Watergate scandal.

The Committee voted on July 30 to impeach President Nixon on …

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Texas Dram Shop Case

  • By Hofstra Law Librarians
  • May 8, 2019

CNN reports that a Texas bartender was arrested and charged for selling alcohol to an intoxicated person.  The customer subsequently shot and killed 8 people, including his estranged wife.   The charge against twenty-seven-year-old bartender, Lindsey Glass, is a misdemeanor according …

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Today In The Law: European Central Bank Founded

  • By Hofstra Law Librarians
  • May 2, 2019

On May 2, 1998, the European Central Bank was founded to set monetary policy for the sixteen European Union nations that use the Euro as their primary currency.

Acknowledgment to Jurist.

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Spanish Museum May Keep Painting Looted by Nazis

  • By Hofstra Law Librarians
  • May 1, 2019

The BBC reports that a museum in Spain will be allowed to keep a painting looted by the Nazis in 1939.  Judge John Walter of the United States District Court for the Central District of California held that, under Spanish …

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Library Exam hours

  • By Hofstra Law Librarians
  • April 30, 2019

So that you can have extended access to Study materials on Reserve, the Library is open extended hours through Monday, May 13th*:

Monday – Friday . . . . . .   8am-11pm

Saturday & Sunday . . . . 10am-11pm …

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Appeals Court Rains on Cop’s Chalk Drawing

  • By Hofstra Law Librarians
  • April 24, 2019

NPR reports that a three-judge panel from the United States District Court of Appeals for the 6th Circuit held that police chalking tires to identify parking violations is a violation of the Fourth Amendment.  Chalking is the process of making …

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