Every month the Cornell Law Library adds new titles to its collection. The most recent additions for 2014 are posted, here. A few highlights from this month’s additions are featured below.

Private Equity at Work: When Wall Street Manages Main Street - Eileen Appelbaum, Rosemary Batt

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Storytelling for Lawyers – Philip N. Meyer

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What Makes Law – Liam Murphy

what makes law

Welcome new and returning students! Whether you are brand new or returning for another year it never hurts to have a refresher on all the services the Cornell Law Library has to offer. For starters we recommend checking out our research guide Using the Law Library 101. You’ll find information on everything from hours of operation and collections to scheduling personalized research consultations.  101libguide

DSCN2221Join us for our Law Library Open on Tuesday, August 26, 1:15-4:15pm.

Library resources and services will be featured, including:

  • The Reference Desk and Research Assistance in the Library
  • Research Taught in Lawyering
  • Lexis, Westlaw and Bloomberg Passwords
  • Cool Stuff to Borrow at the Circulation Desk
  • Borrow Direct and Interlibrary Loan Services
  • After Hours Access
  • A Rare Book  Display
  • And More!

 

Every month the Cornell Law Library adds new titles to its collection. The most recent additions for 2014 are posted, here. A few highlights from this month’s additions are featured below.

Gruesome Spectacles : Botched Executions and America’s Death Penalty – Austin Sarat

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The Logic of Innovation : Intellectual Property, and What the User Found There- Johanna Gibson

logicofinnovation

Why Law Matters – Alon Harel

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Every month the Cornell Law Library adds new titles to its collection. The most recent additions for July 2014 are posted, here. A few highlights from this month’s additions are featured below.

Capital in the Twenty-First Century – Thomas Piketty

capital

Bentham’s Theory of Law and Public Opinion –  Xiaobo Zhai; Michael Quinn

bentham

The Right to Health at the Public/Private Divide : A Global Comparative Study – Colleen M Flood; Aeyal M Gross

righttohealth

Every month the Cornell Law Library adds new titles to its collection. The most recent additions for June 2014 are posted, here. A few highlights from this month’s additions are featured below.

Law and the Limits of Government : Temporary Versus Permanent Legislation – Frank Fagan

law and limits

The Criminology of War – Ruth Jamieson

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Foreign Policy : From Conception to Diplomatic Practice – Ernest Petrič

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Every month the Cornell Law Library adds new titles to its collection. The most recent additions for February 2014 are posted, here. A few highlights from this month’s additions are featured below.

 

Promoting the Rule of Law : A Practitioners’ Guide to Key Issues and Developments –  Lelia Mooney

rule of law

 

Interstate Liability for Climate Change-Related Damage – Elena Kosolapova

climate change

 

International Organizations : Politics, Law, Practice – Ian Hurd

international organizations

prizelogoJust a few more days to submit papers for the annual Cornell Law Library Robert Cantwell Prize for Exemplary Student Research.

Papers will be accepted on an ongoing basis through May 1, 2014.  The winners will be announced May 8, 2014.

Entries may include, but are not limited to, papers written for a class or journal notes.  All papers must have been written in the time period spanning May, 2013 – May, 2014.  Work product generated through summer or other employment will not be accepted.  Papers must be a minimum of 10 pages in length, must be written in proper Bluebook format, and must be properly footnoted.

First prize is $500, second prize is $250, and both winners will be invited to publish their papers in Scholarship@Cornell Law, a digital repository of the Cornell Law Library.  For submission procedure and selection criteria, please see here:  http://www.lawschool.cornell.edu/library/WhatWeDo/HelpStudents/PrizeStudentResearch.cfm

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Return overdue Law Library books to the Circulation Desk before 5pm on Friday, April 18, to receive forgiveness for any fines owed, no questions asked.

Please note the following:

  • Amnesty applies only to Law Library books. We cannot waive fines for other libraries.
  • Fines that have already posted to your bursar account are not subject to forgiveness under this program.
  • Only overdue/late fines will be cleared, not charges associated with lost, damaged, or otherwise missing items. However, if you still have an item for which you have been billed, bring it back to the library and all charges will be waived.
  • Fines that have been paid in the past are not subject to refund.

Contact Mark Williams (mjw332@cornell.edu) with questions.

Print and complete the form LawLibraryBookReturn and submit it with your library materials (if applicable) at the circulation desk.

 

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