Monthly Archives: November 2012

Deering’s California Codes Collection

Published on: Author: Teresa L

The San Francisco office of Pillsbury Winthrop has recently donated to the Hastings Law Library its collection of Deering’s California Codes.  Dating back to 1866 when the Bancroft-Whitney Company of San Francisco began publishing the codes in 1866, this collection includes not only the bound volumes, but all of the supplements and pocket parts.  These… Continue reading

CRS Tax Report Withdrawn After GOP Protest

Published on: Author: Teresa L

According to a recent New York Times article, “the Congressional Research Service has withdrawn an economic report that found no correlation between top tax rates and economic growth, a central tenet of conservative economic theory, after Senate Republications raised concerns about the paper’s findings and wording.” The Congressional Research Service is a nonpartisan arm of… Continue reading

New Database for Researching Case Law in Francophone Countries

Published on: Author: Teresa L

Juricaf is a free, searchable, francophone database of primarily Supreme Court decision from over 40 countries. Developed with the support of the International Organisation de la Francophonie and the French Ministry of Justice, its objective is to make supreme court decisions, particularly those of African countries, freely available. Coverage varies country to country.  The database… Continue reading