Archive for December, 2010

Dec 07 2010

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World Bank Development Report

The world of IGO reports and data is continuing to move onto the Internet.  The latest addition is a sleek new interface from the World Bank with the complete World Development Report online.

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Dec 07 2010

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Oral Argument in Proposition 8 Marriage Case

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On Monday, the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals heard oral arguments on the appeal from the District Court opinion declaring unconstitutional the anti-same-sex marriage law adopted by California voters in 2008.

You can see the oral argument on C-SPAN. Briefs and other court documents are available from the Ninth Circuit.

Coverage of the latest developments is available from The Los Angeles Times, The New York Times, and Talking Points Memo. Advocacy groups taking a position on the case include the Human Rights Campaign, Freedom to Marry and the Alliance Defense Fund.

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Dec 01 2010

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Legal Information Institute @ Cornell Law School

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The law library enjoys providing its community of users with access to open source or free legal resources.  In that vein, the Legal Information Institute @ Cornell Law School ( is a terrific source of reliable and free primary legal materials.  The main areas of information provided include:

  • Constitutions and Codes
  • Court Opinions
  • Law by Source or Jurisdiction
  • Introduction to Basic Legal Citation
  • LII Topical Libraries

Take a look!

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