The National Center for State Courts has created a new site for its Language Access Services Section. With everything from resources to program administrators to schedules and information about interpreter exams, this site should be a first stop when researching language access to the courts.
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Tags: legal information, courts, language access
Tags: legal history, research guide, Washington legislative history
Need to know how to research Washington legislative history? Just like Federal legislative history helps interpret what a law means, state legislative history helps too. The Washington Legislative History Research guide by Tina Ching can walk you through the process of researching legislative history in Washington, as well as how to handle LEXIS and Westlaw searches for best results when looking at Washington law, and even provides a few links to interesting reading like Edward Seeberger’s Sine die: a Guide to the Washington State Legislative Process. When doing your Legal Writing papers or out in the real world, if you need legislative intent, this guide will help you find it.
Tags: indian law, law library, law school, research guide
Lupe Ceballos and the Center for Indian Law and Policy prepared this excellent guide of resources on Indian law, Indian rights and treaties, and rights of tribal nations. This guide is useful for everyone from students on their first day in their federal Indian law class to practitioners working in the field.
Tags: law library, law students, librarian
While we don’t have an awesome robot to remind you to check what we call the “catalog” (our previous requests have been denied), we do have awesome reference librarians who can also assist you with your research questions. If you are faculty, staff, or student at the law school, you can email or call us. You can also stop by the reference desk on the main floor of the library. We promise not to bite.
Tags: law, law library, legal movies
Frank Galvin (Paul Newman) tries to redeem his legal career and salvage his self-respect by taking a medical malpractice suit to court. Check out The Verdict from the law library and witness an outstanding performance by Paul Newman in this courtroom drama.
Tags: law library, legal movies, research guide
Tags: united kingdom, united states, V-E Day, World War II
On May 8, 1945, the United States and Great Britain celebrated Victory in Europe day. This day marked the end of World War II and the surrender of German troops throughout Europe. World War II began in 1939, with Hitler’s invasion of Poland, and France and England declaring war on Germany two days later. The war lasted six years, causing massive destruction and taking more lives than any previous war.
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