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Resource Spotlight: International Encyclopaedia of Laws

Are you interested in foreign and international law and searching for an authoritative, peer-reviewed resource?  If so, consider using International Encyclopaedia of Laws, one of the many online resources available through the Pritzker Legal Research Center. International Encyclopaedia of Laws

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Legal Analytics Tools Available Through the PLRC

Did you know that the Pritzker Legal Research Center provides access to numerous legal analytics tools?  Researchers can use these tools to, among other things, (1) learn more about the writing and decision patterns of judges, (2) review the litigation

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Resource Spotlight: 2016 American Bar Association Legal Technology Survey Report

The legal field – like medicine, education, finance, and even dating – is being transformed by technology.  Major newspapers are reporting on this trend (See, e.g., Steve Lohr, A.I. is Doing Legal Work.  But It Won’t Replace Lawyers, Yet, N.Y.

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Finding the President’s Annual “Turkey Pardon” Remarks

Today marks the 25th anniversary of the “turkey pardon,” an event in which the President ceremoniously spares a turkey from consumption.  Although the tradition has been attributed to Presidents ranging from Lincoln to Reagan, the first President to implement the

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Remembering September 11, 2001: The 9/11 Commission Report

  Today marks the 13th anniversary of the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001.  Approximately 14 months after the attacks, then-President George W. Bush signed into law the Intelligence Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2003, Pub. L. No. 107-306, 116

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Over 400 Digital Study Aids Now Available, Free of Charge!

Welcome to Northwestern University School of Law and, for our returning students, welcome back!  Recently, the Law Library purchased a subscription to the Thomson West Digital Study Aids Subscription, which includes over 400 titles, including the Nutshell and Gilbert Law

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