A new website, StimulusWatch.org, lists by state the “shovel-ready” projects that the U.S. Conference of Mayors has identified as those that should receive stimulus dollars. The website allows users to discuss and rate particular projects. The site identifies 30 projects in San Francisco alone, including $8 million for a Civic Center Sustainable District.
The Law Library of Congress has a newly digitized collection to celebrate the bicentennial of Abraham Lincoln’s birth. The collection of rare books covers three eras including nine items in the Lincoln the Lawyer collection, five on Habeas Corpus and the War Powers of the President, and eight covering The Assassination: Trials.
Today the Government Printing Office released the beta model of its new Federal Digital System (FDsys). This currently holds Congressional and Presidential documents: * Compilation of Presidential Documents (1993 to Present) * Congressional Bills (103rd Congress to Present) * Congressional Documents (104th Congress to Present) * Congressional Hearings (105th Congress to Present) * Congressional Record… Continue reading
From LLRX: Creating proper citations in briefs is a time consuming process–copying the quoted material, the case name, abbreviating part of the names as required, and making sure you have the right pinpoint page number. Or at least it was a time consuming process until CiteGenie came along. CiteGenie is a new extension for the… Continue reading
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