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Fall Exhibit: Clarence Darrow

For Alumni Weekend, the PLRC debuted its fall exhibit, Clarence Darrow: Selections from the Arnold Greenberg Clarence Darrow Collection. Featuring photographs, rare books, correspondence, and others materials, the exhibit presents snippets of Darrow’s life, from his relationships with his wife

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Prepare to Practice Research Review

If you weren’t able to make the Prepare to Practice research sessions in April, we will offer an encore session on Wednesday, May 9th from 12:00 – 2:00 pm in RB203 (lunch provided). If you can’t make it to campus,

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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: Ancestry.com

Although it’s often used for genealogy, Ancestry can also be a valuable tool for legal research. Containing census records, military records, and immigration records, it can be helpful when looking into the history of a person or place, and especially

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  Is he safe…or out? The Pritzker Legal Research Center is getting ready for its spring exhibit featuring photographs from past faculty-student softball games. Do you have any photographs or memories from your time on the field? If so, we’d

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New Acquisition for the Dean Hansell Collection

The Pritzker Legal Research Center is delighted to receive a 17th-century religious and political tract from the Honorable Dean Hansell to add to the collection that bears his name. An alumnus of the Law School (JD ’77), Judge Hansell has

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New Resources in November

We have added 250 new titles to our collection in November. Check out our latest additions at: http://www.library.law.northwestern.edu/collections/new-books

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PLRC Celebrates NU One Book

NU One Book is an annual inter-campus campaign where we all read the same book and then come together to engage more deeply with the themes, importance, and application of its message to our lives and society. This year’s selection

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September 2017 New Library Resources

We have added over 200 new titles to our collection in September. Have a look at the list of latest additions at: http://www.library.law.northwestern.edu/collections/new-books

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Pritzker Legal Research Center Closed for Memorial Day

The Pritzker Legal Research Center will be closed on Monday, May 29 in observance of Memorial Day. It will reopen at 9:00am on Tuesday, May 30.

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