Windows shortcut tip

  • By Hofstra Law Librarians
  • December 14, 2018

If you have ever needed to look at two windows  to compare text, you can use a Windows shortcut to open them side-by-side.  This works for your browser, documents, email or whatever you have open in a window.  Open your …

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Today In The Law: World Court Established At The Hague

  • By Hofstra Law Librarians
  • December 13, 2018

On December 13, 1920, the League of Nations Assembly approved the statute that created the Permanent Court of International Justice at The Hague.

Acknowledgment to Jurist.…

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Jury Recommends 419 Years for neo-Nazi Convicted of Murder

  • By Hofstra Law Librarians
  • December 12, 2018

NPR reports that a jury in Charlottesville Virginia recommended a 419-yearsentence for convicted murderer and neo-Nazi James Alex Fields Jr.  Fields was convicted of first degree murder and other charges relating to intentionally driving his car into a crowd protesting …

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Echo Law – part 2

  • By Hofstra Law Librarians
  • December 7, 2018

Your smart speaker may be smarter than you think – it can testify in court.  See,  Judge orders Amazon to turn over Echo recordings in double murder case .…

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Today In The Law: Thirteenth Amendment Ended Slavery In The U.S.A.

  • By Hofstra Law Librarians
  • December 6, 2018

On December 6, 1865, the Thirteenth Amendment to the United States Constitution was ratified, which formally ended the institution of slavery in the United States.

Acknowledgment to Jurist.

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Ethical Vegan has a Beef with Former Employer

  • By Hofstra Law Librarians
  • December 5, 2018

The BBC reports that, “ethical vegan,” Jordi Casamitjana is bringing an action against his former employer alleging that he was terminated because he is vegan.  An English Law, The Equality Act of 2010, prohibits discrimination based on, among other …

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Exam hours

  • By Hofstra Law Librarians
  • November 30, 2018

So that you can have extended access to Study materials on Reserve, the Library is open extended hours until December 19 as follows:

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

Saturday & Sunday . . . . …

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Bloomberg, Lexis, & Westlaw for Grads!

  • By Hofstra Law Librarians
  • November 29, 2018

December Grads!  Did you know that you can access Bloomberg, Lexis Advance, and Westlaw after graduation?  See below for more information.  If you have any questions, feel free to contact the Reference Librarians or the Database Reps!

Bloomberg: Students have …

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New York City Explores E-Bikes and E-Scooters

  • By Hofstra Law Librarians
  • November 28, 2018

The New York Post reports that the New York City Council is planning a series of bills to legalize electric bikes and some electric scooters.  Supporters note that recent crackdown on e-bikes have disproportionately impacted delivery workers.  The proposals call …

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Loitering: a short history

  • By Hofstra Law Librarians
  • November 26, 2018

What is Loitering, Really? is a short history of the laws of loitering.  A series of racially charged incidents of “loitering” have triggered national outrage recently. This month, CityLab’s visual storyteller Ariel Aberg-Riger dives into the long history of laws …

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