Monthly Archives: July 2006

Treaties and Int’l Agreements Online

Published on: Author: Teresa L

A quick way to locate the full-text of more than 15,000 treaties and international agreements is by searching the Treaties and International Agreements Online database from the Law Library’s Subscription Database page. Updated monthly, it is the most up-to-date source for U.S. treaties—even more timely than official government publications.

HeinOnline

Published on: Author: Teresa L

Want to view and print legal documents as they originally appeared in hard copy? HeinOnline is a searchable database that provides exact images of the original documents. The database includes law reviews, legal periodicals, the Federal Register (vols 1-70, 1936-current), U.S. Reports (1754-2002), U.S. Reports Slip Opinions (2002-current), treaty collections, the Phillip C. Jessup Library,… Continue reading

Beware of Heat Stroke

Published on: Author: Teresa L

Are you studying for the Bar outside? Beware of getting too much sun or heatstroke. Check out the Environmental Protection Agency’s extreme heat page for info about staying healthy during these extra hot days.

Tracking the Presidential Veto Power

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Presidential Vetoes (1789 to Present) The Office of the Clerk of the House of Representatives has a web site charting all presidential vetoes from 1789 to the present. The chart lists each type of veto a president has made, and whether or not a veto was overridden. There are two types of vetoes. The one… Continue reading

What’s In Your Gas Tank?

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The more fuel your vehicle burns the more greenhouse gases it emits, and even a small, extremely fuel efficient vehicle will still emit several tons of greenhouse gases, namely carbon dioxide, nitrous oxide, and methane, in one year. According to www.fueleconomy.gov, in one year a 2004 VW Beetle with a 5-speed manual transmission will emit… Continue reading

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Kenney Hegland, If Stephen King Discovers Cujo, Can Judges Discover Law?, 27 LEGAL STUD. F. 97-107 (2003) William P MacNeil, “You Slay Me”!: Buffy as Jurisprude of Desire, 24 CARDOZO L. REV. 2421-2440 (2003) Jeanne L Carriere, Cold Comfort: Law and Community in Ethan and Joel Coen’s Fargo. 2003 UTAH L. REV. 563-586 (2003)

Romeo and Juliet.gov

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The U.S. Census put together a webpage of fun statistics about Valentine’s Day: Nebraska and Texas are the two states in the union that have towns called “Valentine”, and you can find the town of “Romeo” in both Colorado and Michigan. Interestingly enough, even though there are 3,961 candy stores in the U.S., this country… Continue reading