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Federal Agencies Halt Pipeline Despite Judges Ruling

After a District Court Judge denied a request to stop the construction of the Dakota Access oil pipeline, the Department of Justice, the Department of the Army, and the Department of the Interior issued a joint statement declaring that they would stop the construction of the pipeline on Army Corps land. The construction will be halted …Read the Rest

Writing a paper this semester?

Consider a writing competition topic. There are over 100 writing contests for law students. The Law Library maintains a list on the intranet.* The contests cover a wide range of topics from ediscovery, to disability, to gerrymandering. For example: McMahon DeGulis and The Ohio State Bar Association sponsors the “Environmental Law Award.” The OSBA Environmental Law Committee …Read the Rest

Justice Sonia Sotomayor

Welcome back! This past summer Justice Sonia Sotomayor spoke about her experience as a Supreme Court Justice. (See Max Buxton, Justice Sonia Sotomayor offers personal window into Supreme Court,, August 14, 2016.) This is her answer to what makes a good judge: “What you’re asking judges to do is decide issues that you have …Read the Rest

Congratulations to the New 2L Associate Editors

Congratulations to all the new 2L associate editors of the Journal of International Law, Health Matrix: Journal of Law-Medicine, Journal of Law Technology, &, the Arts, and the Case Western Reserve Law Review. The library is here to help you find sources efficiently and effectively. Our website provides information about our services to journal staff members and …Read the Rest

Republican National Convention Preparing for/to Protest

City of Cleveland preparations: Event and Parade Zone: Parade route map Speaker’s platform map RNC master map The original zones adopted on May 25th, Resolution No. 252-16, 6 The City Record (June 1, 2016), were amended, Resolution No. 307-16,  4 The City Record (July 6, 2016), as a result of a settlement between the City of Cleveland …Read the Rest

Citizenship Test

Happy 4th of July!!! Would you pass the U.S. Citizenship test?  CNN has created a quiz for you to try, click here. The complete list of 100 Civics Questions is available on the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services site.