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Law Day 2016 – Miranda: More than Words

May 1st is Law Day, a national day to celebrate the rule of law and its contributions to the freedoms that Americans enjoy. The day also provides an opportunity to recognize the role of courts in our democracy and the importance of jury service.   293 more words

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Highlights from the Computers in Libraries Conference: Millennials in the Library

Here is another post from one of the presentations at the Computers in Libraries Conference. An earlier post on the Department of Justice Libraries can be found… 378 more words

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Highlights from the Computers in Libraries Conference: Evolution in Training

Computers in Libraries was a great conference with lots of excellent presentations and interesting people. There were 1600 people registered for the conference. I attended 15 sessions, 3 keynotes, a few cybertours (small 15 minute presentations), and talked with about a dozen vendors during the 3 days of the conference. 336 more words

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Highlights from the Computers in Libraries Conference: We Love Our Public Libraries!

At least that is what the research shows… In a presentation at the recent Computers in Libraries Conference, Lee Rainie, Director of Internet, Science and Technology Research at the Pew Research Center, explained data from new survey results to find out how we use our public libraries and the importance of libraries and learning in the future. 237 more words

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Lots of Ways to Renew Books from the Library

Did you know that you can renew your library book through the library’s catalog in the comfort of your own home? All books other than Course Reserves and 3 hour Study Aids can be renewed one time online. 296 more words

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What I Am Reading: The Secret of Magic

The Secret of Magic by Deborah Johnson won the Harper Lee Prize for Legal Fiction in 2015.

An engaging book, the story begins on the first page with Joe Howard Wilson, a decorated African-American veteran, returning from World War II to his home in Revere, Mississippi in 1945. 355 more words

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What I Am Reading: Sisters in Law

Sisters in Law: How Sandra Day O’Connor and Ruth Bader Ginsburg Went to the Supreme Court and Changed the World by Linda Hirshman is a very readable dual biography of the first two women appointed to the United States Supreme Court.  724 more words

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