- Justice Scalia is the subject of the new play "The Originalist." "The play is set in the Supreme Court term that ended in June 2013 with a major victory for gay rights. In the play, Justice Scalia debates that case and others with a liberal law clerk, and their odd-couple relationship, with antagonism shading into affection, gives [...] Read more.
- The Researching Legal Careers guide points to resources about general career planning and covers career specialties such as elder law or tax law. You can also learn about business etiquette and how to interview successfully. Look for it under the library’s Guides tab. Read more.
- One of the most visible pieces of art in the library is M.J. Anderson’s sculpture, Column of Light (2000), at the base of the stairs on the 2nd floor. Commissioned specifically by the Seattle University Law School in 2000, the statue was first carved from marble in Carrara, Italy, before arriving in the Law Library. Anderson, one [...] Read more.
- It's almost Spring and with it, Spring Training for Major League Baseball. So what does that have to do with law? Apparently, quite a bit. Disbelievers can look at "Baseball and the American Legal Mind," a book in our library (KF 3989.A75B37 on the 4th floor). It collects a number of law review articles tying baseball and the law. [...] Read more.
New and Notable: Mass Incarceration on Trial: A remarkable court decision and the future of prisons in AmericaMass incarceration on trial: a remarkable court decision and the future of prisons in America Jonathan Simon KF9730.S57 2014 From the publisher: Berkeley law professor Jonathan Simon—an internationally renowned critic of mass incarceration and the war on crime—argues that, much like the epic school segregation cases of [...] Read more.
- PR6073.A828P39 2014 With two brothers killed in WWI and a debt-ridden father who followed them to the grave soon afterward, [...] Read more.
- The Clearinghouse Review: The Journal of Poverty Law and Policy is an excellent source for analysis of issues in Poverty Law. Clearinghouse Review is hosted on the Sargent Shriver National Center on Poverty Law web site. The web site features news on recent changes to state and federal government assistance programs and a Poverty Law [...] Read more.
- America's constitutional history is ridden with conflicts, innovations, and complexities. Referring to treatises is an effective way to research questions of constitutional law. The Seattle University Law Library has a new libguide that will help students locate primary and secondary materials related to U.S. constitutional law. Written [...] Read more.
- RG137.5.E34 2014 Margaret Sanger (1879-1996), a wily, independent feminist and sex educator who kept her own apartment after marrying oil tycoon James Noah Slee in 1922, [...] Read more.
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