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Regulation-Readers, Rejoice!

This week, the U.S. Government Publication Office (GPO) announced that it is planning to digitize every issue of the Federal Register – some 14,587 issues!

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Posted by Aaron S. Kirschenfeld on Thu. October 15, 2015 1:22 PM
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William B. Aycock, In Memoriam: A Digital Library

The Kathrine R. Everett Law library is pleased to announce our new digital library In Memoriam for William B. Aycock (1905 – 2015).

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Posted by Stacey L. Rowland on Wed. October 14, 2015 9:22 AM
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Law Reports gone from Lexis

The decisions from the most senior courts of England and Wales are reported in the Law Reports, which includes the subseries Appeal Cases, Chancery Division, Family Division, and Queen's Bench. These cases are all the more important because the Law Reports is the Bluebook’s preferred authority for citations.

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Posted by Jim Sherwood on Thu. October 8, 2015 3:31 PM
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Laptop charging cables - checkout now @ UNC Law Library

We heard that you wanted laptop adapters available in the law library. So we collaborated with Law IT to make that happen. Check out MacBook, Lenovo and other laptop chargers now at the law library front desk. Thanks for asking!

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Posted by Donna L. Nixon on Mon. September 28, 2015 4:34 PM
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Where Can You Find North Carolina Criminal Records?

The North Carolina Supreme Court's recent decision in LexisNexis Risk Data Mgmt. Inc. v. N.C. Administrative Office of the Courts limited the ability of private third parties (like LexisNexis) from obtaining access to North Carolina's electronic criminal records system for free. This blog post examines that opinion and highlights some of the ways that the UNC Law community can obtain these types of court records.

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Posted by Melissa M. Hyland on Fri. September 11, 2015 1:15 PM
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Courts Facing Problem of "Link Rot"

On July 30 the D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals announced (PDF) a plan to defend against “link rot”—links to web pages that cease to exist or become altered—in the Circuit’s opinions.

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Posted by Emily E. Roscoe on Tue. August 18, 2015 10:10 AM
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