Yearly Archives: 2021

Resource Spotlight: Almanac of the Federal Judiciary

The Almanac of the Federal Judiciary is a must-use resource for background information on federal judges. Helpful to both litigators and judicial clerkship seekers alike, it provides a wealth of information not included in free public resources, such as the

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Resource Spotlight: Oxford Bibliographies

If you need to conduct a literature review or would like to identify reputable secondary and primary sources on a topic or concept, you may be able to save a ton of time by consulting Oxford Bibliographies. Oxford Bibliographies provides

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A Brief History of NULS Student Newsletters, Part 3: Trash or Treasure? Perception of The Pleader and HOOPS by the Campus at Large

Unfortunately, little documentation survives to offer a full understanding of how The Pleader and HOOPS were perceived by their communities during the time of their publication. The newsletters themselves printed letters that praised and disparaged the newsletters’ content, but the newsletters were rarely mentioned

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Resource Spotlight: African American History Month Resources from the National Archives

In celebration of Black History Month, the National Archives has curated a collection of African American History Month Resources. Needless to say, our National Archives contain a vast collection of primary and secondary materials related to the Black experience in

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A Brief History of NULS Student Newsletters, Part 2: The Pleader, HOOPS, and The Role of Critique

Throughout their publication histories, student-run newsletters The Pleader and HOOPS positioned themselves as politically motivated forces: they offered law students a platform that reversed traditional hierarchies of power in the law school, allowing students to respond to the daily function of the school and

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A Brief History of NULS Student Newsletters, Part 1: Law School Life in Xerox

“The Pleader was conceived last year, so the story goes, simultaneously by two second-year students who felt the need for a school newspaper. […] There is a theory that a stroke of genius, an apple on Newton’s head so to speak,

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Resource Spotlight: Impeachment Library & 25th Amendment Archive

“He has betrayed his countrymen, that he might perpetuate his power, and has sacrificed their interests, that he might swell his authority.” Sound familiar? You might think you’d heard Nancy Pelosi say it yesterday, but it’s actually a quote from

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