Martin Luther King Day has honored the civil rights activist’s January 15th birthday since 1983. The history of the holiday’s inception, and its less than immediate acceptance by all fifty states, is briefly summarized here. You can also view bibliographies of Dr. King’s legal legacy here and here.
A quick reminder that the Mendik Library will be closed this coming Monday, January 21, in honor of Martin Luther King day. We will resume regular spring semester hours on Tuesday January 22, opening at 8:00 a.m. Remember that if you check out any reserve collection materials within two hours of closing (that would be [...]
PLI (Practicing Law Institute), a premier provider of Continuing Legal Education (CLE) for practicing attorneys, is offering scholarships for live and archived programs. The programs offer: practical insights into the practice areas of most major law firms an idea how the best and brightest in the practice think and speak advice on showing hiring partners [...]
For the second year in a row, NYLS’s LASIS blog was named a fan favorite in the ABA Journal’s annual list of the top 100 law blogs (The Blawg 100). This year, LASIS was voted number 1 in the News/Analysis category, besting a host of other blogs, including Above the Law, The Volokh Conspiracy, the [...]
Exams are here and your easygoing nature probably is diminishing quickly. There is so much studying and outlining to do — on top of reading and classes. Because of that, little things that you ignored last week are a big deal today. So, if it bothers you, say something. Tell us about the light bulb [...]
Need to charge your iPhone? Stop by the Circulation Desk and plug in to our new charging station! No charge to charge – it’s free! Charging will be limited to 30 minutes if another student needs the charger. Otherwise, you can fill ‘er up. Sorry, but we’re not able to charge the new iPhone 5, [...]
The ABA Journal has just released its sixth annual list of the top 100 law blogs (or blawgs). NYLS’s own Legal As She Is Spoke (LASIS) blog, a product of the Program in Law and Journalism under the direction of Michelle Zierler, once again makes that prestigious list. The blog’s staff and writers are students in Professor Zierler’s Legal [...]
Effective Monday November 26, all study areas and computer labs in the Mendik Library will remain open late night and early morning hours. The late hours extend to 2 a.m. every day, and the Library space reopens at 7 a.m. every morning. This Study Hall schedule will remain in effect through the end of the [...]
How much do you know about the turkey? Take Aristotle’s Turkey Trivia Quiz and find out. Happy Thanksgiving!
We wanted to congratulate all of the winners in this year’s Halloween Info Hunt! Even Hurricane Sandy couldn’t scare off these (or the many other) intrepid researchers. We also wanted to thank ALL participants for joining in what we hope you all found to be a fun learning experience! At our November 8, 2012 drawing, we [...]