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The Passing of a Giant


The political and legal world is reeling with the sudden passing of Justice Antonin Scalia.  Appointed to the Supreme Court in 1986 by President Ronald Reagan, Justice Scalia’s jurisprudence was steeped in originalism.  In his almost thirty years on the court, his conservative voice was equally lauded and abhorred.  Justice Scalia’s voice is silenced now, but will echo down the halls of history.  Visit the library's catalog to locate books and read articles authored by Justice Scalia.



Celebrated on the last day of October, Halloween is a secular event in the United States and many other places.  Halloween generally conjures images of carved pumpkins, black cats, and skeletons; children dressing up in costumes going house to house saying “Trick or Treat”; horror movie marathons, and candy. Lots and lots of candy.  Speaking of candy, stop by the main desk on October 30 for a sugary treat.

And in the spirit of Halloween, we’ve done a little research magic and bring you these spooktacular legal controversies and cases related to Halloween:

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A March 9, 2015 article in the National Law Journal states that entry level employment for summer associates and recent graduates is slowly but steadily increasing. The article cites a report on the 2014 recruiting year from the National Association of Law Placement (NALP).  According to the NALP data, about 93% of 2014 summer associates were given offers of employment at the conclusion of their summer.