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Happy Thanksgiving!

The Judge Ben C. Green Law Library is closing at 5:00 p.m. today. It will re-open on Saturday. Happy Thanksgiving!

Saturday Reference Desk Coverage

Tomorrow (noon-5:00 p.m.) will be the last Saturday this semester when a reference librarian will be scheduled to cover the reference desk. During Reading Week and exams, reference desk hours will be Monday – Thursday, 9:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m. and Friday, 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Good luck on your exams and papers!   …Read the Rest

DraftKings and FanDuel

Update (Nov. 13, 2015) As expected, FanDuel filed a lawsuit against AG Schneiderman, seeking declaratory and injunctive relief. Fanduel asserts that their same daily fantasy sports (DFS) competitions do not violate any New York laws; that the competitions involve neither gambling nor bookmaking; that the competitions are games of skill, not chance; that their advertising …Read the Rest

China’s New Silk Road

China is building a New Silk Road to expedite commercial transportation among its global trading partners. A commercial train completed the longest train journey ever (25,750 km) in February, 2015, returning to Yiwu, China with olive oil, wine, and cured ham. The train had arrived in Spain in December, bringing Christmas toys and power tools, …Read the Rest

Iran Nuclear Accord

Sept. 11, 2015 Update: Jennifer Steinhauer.¬†Democrats Hand Victory to Obama on Iran Nuclear Deal. N.Y. Times (Sept. 10, 2015) “The debate divided Democrats between their loyalties to the president and to their constituents, animated the antiwar movement on the left and exposed the diminishing power of the Israeli lobbying force that spent tens of millions …Read the Rest

Louis Stokes, 1925-2015

Former Congressman Louis Stokes lay in state today at City Hall. Since his death last week, he has received tributes from President Obama, Mayor Jackson, George Forbes, and many others. President Obama said that Rep. Stokes was “passionate voice for those less fortunate” who “fought hard to expand access to quality healthcare in struggling communities …Read the Rest