Monthly Archives: August 2006

Tracking the Presidential Veto Power

Published on: Author: Teresa L

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

Review Searching on LX & WL

Published on: Author: Teresa L

Did you have such a great summer that you forgot how to search Westlaw and Lexis-Nexis? No worries, both the Lexis and Westlaw representatives are available for training to help you get back into school mode. If you don’t find Mark or Debbie in the Computer Lab, the reference desk will give you their email… Continue reading

Your Hastings Library Card

Published on: Author: Teresa L

Your Hastings identification card also serves as a your library card. Before you can use it though, present your card to the Circulation Desk to get its barcode scanned into the Library‚Äôs system. Once entered into the system, you can place items on hold, check out DVDs or books, use course reserve items, and log… Continue reading

World Fact Book

Published on: Author: Teresa L

Did you know the CIA publishes basic information about every country, from Afghanistan to Zimbabwe, as well as some major regions, such as the Western Sahara? Go to the World Fact Book, at https://www.cia.gov/cia/publications/factbook/index.html to check it out. For each country, there is information on geography, people, the government, the economy, the military, transportation, communications,… Continue reading

Law Dictionaries

Published on: Author: Teresa L

Where can you find a good law dictionary? The preeminent law dictionary for American Law is Black’s Law Dictionary. It is available in the First Floor Library at the Circulation Desk and the Reference Desk and on the regular shelves at KF156 .B53 2004. There is a copy available on the dictionary stand in the… Continue reading

Welcome to Hastings and the Law Library

Published on: Author: Teresa L

Welcome back returning students, greetings to the 1Ls, transfer, exchange and LL.M. students. This is the Bloggy Notion, the online news of the Hastings Law Library. We will have regular postings of information about the Library, including legal research tips, notices, news and views.