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ProQuest Supreme Court Insight Database Goes Live

Access to ProQuest’s Supreme Court Insight (1975 – 2016/2017 term) went live this week. It is available campus-wide to all Case Western Reserve students, faculty and staff. “Supreme Court Insight is a complete online collection of full opinions from Supreme Court argued cases that includes per curiam decisions, dockets, oral arguments, joint appendices and amici …Read the Rest

West Academic Online Study Aids Are Back Up!

The West Academic Study Aids (Online) are back up. West Academic reports that the problem was at their end. We regret that they were unavailable at this crucial time of the semester.

Nevada v. U.S. Department of Labor

On Nov. 22, 2016, Judge Amos L. Mazzant of the Eastern District of Texas found in favor of the plaintiff, granting a preliminary injunction, finding that the Labor Department (DOL) acted without statutory authority when creating the salary level and related automatic updating mechanism. (p. 19) Twenty-one states and over 50 business groups filed the …Read the Rest

Thanksgiving Dinner Cost Less than $5 a Person

The American Farm Bureau Federation’s (AFBF) 31st annual cost of Thanksgiving Day dinner for 10 found that this year’s dinner should cost on average about 24 cents less than last year’s. The decrease means the cost of this years Thanksgiving dinner is under 5 dollars a person. These figures were determined by 148 volunteer shoppers from 40 states. The shoppers were to look …Read the Rest

Societies Without Borders Volume 11 Issue 1

Volume 11 issue 1 of Societies Without Borders is now available on the Case Western Reserve Scholarly Commons. This issues includes the following articles: Human Rights and the Media Brian K. Gran Ph.D Democracy, Education, and Free Speech: The Importance of #FeesMustFall for Transnational Activism Lindsey Peterson Ph.D, Kentse Radebe, and Somya Mohanty Ph.D ‘These People …Read the Rest

Electoral College

Not surprisingly, there has been renewed interest in the Electoral College over the past couple weeks. In addition to print books, the Judge Ben C. Green Law Library offers its patrons a surprising amount of digital information that can track views on the Electoral College going back decades or even a century or two. Article …Read the Rest