A panel discussion of Green Card Stories, the recent book telling the stories of 50 immigrants to the United States, is now featured in the Book Talks playlist of Cornell Law Library’s YouTube Channel.  Stephen W. Yale-Loehr, the book’s co-editor and Adjunct Professor of Law at Cornell Law School, moderates the discussion held at Ithaca’s Hangar Theatre in April 2012.

Green Card Stories features essays by Saundra Amrhein, photographs by Ariana Lindquist, and an introduction by Professor Yale-Loehr and Laura J. Danielson.  The book has been honored with several awards, including


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Peter Martin, Jane M.G. Foster Professor of Law, Emeritus, and co-founder of the Legal Information Institute, has released a new edition of his Introduction to Basic Legal Citation.  With clear explanations of the basic rules of legal citation and cross-references to the most recent editions of both The Bluebook and the ALWD Citation Manual, Professor Martin’s guide will help you solve your vexing citation problems.

Introduction to Basic Legal Citation is available for free in .epub, Kindle, and .pdf at CALI‘s eLangdell bookstore.


Femi Cadmus

Congratulations to Femi Cadmus, the Edward Cornell Law Librarian and Associate Dean for Library Services at Cornell Law School, who has been elected to the Executive Board of the American Association of Law Libraries.  AALL is the primary professional organization representing law librarians and related professionals in United States law libraries

Femi’s new role as a leader of AALL complements her interest in the evolving role of the 21st century law library and its administration.  To learn more about her views on this topic, see her recent article (with Julian Aiken and Fred Shapiro), Not Your Parents’ Law Library: A Tale of Two Academic Law Libraries, 16 Green Bag 2d 13 (2012).

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