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  • April is Poetry Month!

    Ven-Fuel was convicted of fraudulent acts, By the Trial Court's finding of adequate facts. We think it likely that fraud took place, But Materiality was not shown in this case. So while the Government will no doubt be annoyed, We declare the conviction null and void. U.S. v. Ven-Fuel, Inc., 602 F.2d 747, 748 (C.A.Fla., 1979). [...] Read more.
  • Recommended Reading from the Walkover Collection

    The Walkover collection is located on the 2nd floor of the library under the staircase. I am Radar (Penguin Press 2015) Reif Larson LAW-Walkover Collection (2nd Floor)  PS3612.A773I2 2015 “Set aside for the moment the black baby born to white parents, the avant-­garde puppeteers and the quantum physics that swirl around [...] Read more.
  • Legal Research Tune-Up 2015

    The Seattle University Law Library is pleased to offer a legal research workshop to help students brush up on their legal research skills for their summer employment or other summer research endeavors. The workshop will cover state and federal legislative history, regulations, and practice materials using a problem-based approach. Students [...] Read more.
  • April is Poetry Month!

    We thought that we would never see A suit to compensate a tree. A suit whose claim in tort is prest Upon a mangled tree's behest; A tree whose battered trunk was prest Against a Chevy's crumpled crest; A tree that faces each new day With bark and limb in disarray; A tree that may forever bear A lasting need for tender care. Flora [...] Read more.
  • Recommended Books from the Recreational Reading Collection

    The recreational reading (McNaughton) collection is located on the 2nd floor of the library under the staircase. All the Light We Cannot See (Scribner 2014) Anthony Doerr LAW-McNaughton Collection (2nd Floor) PS 3604.O34 .A77 2014 (National Book Award Finalist) Read more.
  • President Abraham Lincoln Fatally Shot by John Wilkes Booth, April 14, 1865

    The attack on President Lincoln by John Wilkes Booth came five days after General Robert E. Lee surrendered at Appomattox. Booth’s initial plot was to kidnap Lincoln and take him to Richmond, the Confederate capital. When this plot, which was to have occurred in mid-March became moot, because Richmond soon fell, he devised a second [...] Read more.
  • National Library Week, April 12-18, 2015

    National Library Week This week, Seattle University Law Library joins libraries in schools, campuses and communities nationwide in celebrating National Library Week. First sponsored in 1958, National Library Week is a national observance sponsored by the American Library Association (ALA) and libraries across the country to highlight the value of libraries [...] Read more.
  • Library Artwork: “Aspiration” and “Contemplation”: The Colors and Shapes of Jacob Lawrence

    6936730101_59777926fc One of the most celebrated African-American artists of the twentieth century, Jacob Lawrence, was born in 1917 in Atlantic City. His parents divorced early in his childhood and he eventually joined his mother in Harlem. He took an immediate interest in art as a child. While attending classes at the Harlem Art Workshop, the sights and [...] Read more.
  • Featured Books from the Recreational Reading Collection

    The recreational reading (McNaughton) collection is located on the 2nd floor of the library under the staircase Funny Girl Nick Hornby (Riverhead Books 2015) LAW-McNaughton Collection (2nd Floor) PR6058.O689F86 2015 “No, Nick Hornby’s latest is not a retelling of the story made famous by the old Barbara Streisand [...] Read more.
  • Out, Proud and Old: Advocating for LGBT Seniors

    Social Justice Monday—March 6, 2015 Submitted by Justin Abbasi, Law Library Intern Growing attention has been paid to the needs of the aging baby boomer generation and there has been a shift in policies and attitudes toward the LGBT population, but little attention has been given to the intersection of these two groups: elderly people [...] Read more.