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Immigration Reform

On Feb. 17, 2015, U.S. District Judge Andrew Hanen issued a temporary restraining order that delayed the implementation of recent executive actions related to immigration reform. He said “that states would ‘suffer irreparable harm‘” without the delay.  President Obama said that history and the law are on his side — and that it is not …Read the Rest

Historical American and British Law

For researchers who are interested in historical American and British law, there are a surprising number of resources that offer full-text versions of court opinions, selected legislation, and even full-text treatises (scholarly books). The most obvious and available source, perhaps, is Google Books, a massive digitization project between Google and over forty library partners. CWRU Law …Read the Rest

Law Library Closing Early Due to Water Main Break

Case Western Reserve University is closing at 2:30 p.m. today because of a water main break at Euclid Avenue and East 120th Street affecting most buildings on campus. At this time, the City of Cleveland does not have an estimate of when service may be restored; the university will notify the campus as additional information …Read the Rest

Twitter Sues U.S. Government Over Surveillance/Transparency

Twitter has sued Eric Holder and others (acting in their official government capacity) for a declaratory judgment granting relief from prohibitions on its disclosure of more detailed information about national security surveillance requests. This is in part an effort to distinguish the company from the agreement that other internet services companies, including Google and Facebook, …Read the Rest

CWRU Online Catalog is Offline

4:45 p.m. The CWRU online catalog is working again! (But you can still ask for assistance with your research from the helpful reference librarians!) Update: The CWRU library system will also be down on Wed, Sept. 24th, for at least six hours, in order to complete hardware upgrades.   The CWRU online catalog, used for identifying books …Read the Rest

In Brief

In Brief, The Case Western Reserve University Law Alumni Bulletin, provides a treasure trove of information about the law school since 1970. Scanning the contents from 1965-1990 provides photographs and information about various law faculty members and noted alumni, including Judge Ben C. Green, after whom the Law Library is named; Charles R. Richey, who has …Read the Rest