June 22, 2020, marks the 69th anniversary of the integration of both Carolina Law and the University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill. On June 22, 1951, five African-American students, Harvey E. Beech, James L. Lassiter, J. Kenneth Lee, Floyd B. McKissick, and James R. Walker began summer session classes at the law school.
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Posted by Ellie Campbell on Mon. June 22, 2020 10:57 AM
There will surely be rafts of analysis and discussion in the
days, weeks, and months to come concerning today’s U.S. Supreme Court decision
v. Public.Resource.Org. And while interesting issues abound, what this law
librarian found most striking at first glance were the pronouncements by the Justices
about the importance of annotated codes. Indeed, it is quite rare that courts,
let alone the Supreme Court, tell us what they think about legal research
products. So, here we will eschew opining on the merits of the decision or its
significance, but will focus instead on the veritable feast of what the high
court has to say about annotated codes, as well as other advice offered about conducting legal research.
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Posted by Aaron S. Kirschenfeld on Mon. April 27, 2020 5:00 PM