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Grand Jury Documents and Materials (Tamir Rice Investigation)

Final Report and related materials: Investigation into the Death of Tamir Rice (Cuyahoga County Office of the Prosecutor) Tamir Rice Family Attorney Subodh Chandra’s interview (9.5 minutes, Youtube) Tamir Rice Family Lawyer Walter Madison’s interview (4.5 minutes, RT, Youtube) DOJ statement (Dec. 28, 2015) Sheriff’s Report (6 parts, June 13, 2015) expert witness reports (Prosecutor’s Office) expert witness …Read the Rest

Lakewood Hospital

On Dec. 21, 2015, Lakewood City Council approved the master agreement of the City, the Lakewood Hospital Association, and the Cleveland Clinic. Mary Louise Madigan, president of Lakewood City Council said that facts were gathered and residents were heard before Council decided to support the agreement. The City’s website posted video of three community meetings held to …Read the Rest

Regulatory Insight

The Law Library has acquired a trial subscription, for currently-affiliated patrons, to Regulatory Insight, which covers 1936-2016. The trial end Jan. 17, 2016. Please contact the Reference Desk ( for additional information.

Women Need Not Apply

As of January 2016 women can aspire to any military occupation or position. Defense Secretary Ash Carter announced this policy change on Dec. 3, 2015. (“Carter Opens All Military Occupations, Positions to Women,” DoD News by Cheryl Pellerin) This opens about 220,000 positions to women. Women will now be able to serve in the Army’s cavalry, as a …Read the Rest

Public Administration Library-Cleveland Public Library

Cleveland Public Library, one of the top public libraries in the United States, has one of the oldest municipal reference libraries in the country.  Established in 1912, the Public Administration Library (PAL) is a department of the Cleveland Public Library, but it is housed in Cleveland City Hall, Room 100, 601 Lakeside Ave., Cleveland, OH.  Its unique …Read the Rest

PEW Data (Reprise)

Here are selected, earlier blog entries posted by Lisa Peters. Fact Tank (June 7, 2013) Last month the Pew Research Center introduced Fact Tank, “numbers, facts and trends shaping your world.” Fact Tank contains stories about current events from a “data journalism” perspective. Each business day Fact Tank covers one or two current news stories and discusses them …Read the Rest