Aug 29, 2014
What rules? Of course, the 2015 versions of the Federal Rules of Evidence, Criminal Procedure and Civil Procedure. These books are powered by the Legal Information Institute at Cornell University Law School and distributed by the Center for Computer-Assisted Legal Instruction's eLangdell Press.
Aug 27, 2014
Pre-2010 filings from the Second Circuit are no longer obtainable through PACER. Effective August 11, 2014, a document from a case commenced prior to January 1, 2010 can be acquired by emailing a request to the Clerk's Office at
Aug 19, 2014
Two more tours are scheduled for Wednesday and Thursday of this week at 9:15 am. Not free? Next week you can join a tour scheduled to start at the 7th floor Ciculation desk at 12:15 pm on Monday.
Aug 1, 2014
During the daytime hours from August 4 through August 7, the Office of Career Services is using the 6th floor group study rooms as on-campus interviewing spaces. Watch out for the men and women in black.
Jul 18, 2014
Because of a building-wide power shut down, the e-resources (like HeinOnline and JSTOR) that are accessed through BEN will not be available from 6 PM Friday until 10 AM Sunday. ANGEL, Banner, email, Bloomberg Law, Lexis and Westlaw will all continue to work.
Jun 11, 2014
A must-read is Adam Liptak's piece "Final Word in US Law Isn't: Supreme Court Keeps Editing" that appeared in the NY Times in late May. He writes about revisions made in SCOTUS opinions without public notice and the publication cycle of bench opinions, slip opinions, preliminary prints and official versions.