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
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
Finding a disagreement in the circuit courts is one good way to find a paper topic. You can read the arguments in each circuit and then decide how the circuit split should be resolved. The drawback of course is that a higher court may rule on the split and decide the issue before your paper… Continue reading
We have compiled a short list of the main books used by 1Ls. We have included information about casebooks, study guides, hornbooks, and the primary resources you’ll use in your LW&R class. We also listed a few books focusing on how to succeed in law school. If you have any other questions about law books… Continue reading
We recently heard that renovation of the 200 McAllister Building is 50 percent complete and so far it is almost on time. It is expected that the Library will start moving books back into our new space over the summer 2007, and we have been told that “the building will be ready before school starts… Continue reading
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’s 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
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
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 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.
“Peace and Hoops: Basketball as a Role Player in Sustainable Peacebuilding” by Chad Ford in Willamette Law Review, volume 42, issue 4 2006.