Friday, June 24, 2011

End of term

It is Supreme Court decision season. Two of my favorite places to keep up to date and to read about the significance of new Supreme Court decisions:

Free and also provides the decisions explained in "Plain English" and interesting analytical statistics regarding the Supreme Court decisions (scroll to bottom)

BNA Supreme Court Today (click on Supreme Court Today link on left)
Gives a short summary of the decision. To access from home, you will need to log in with your Hofstra 700 number.

Ernster, the Virtual Library Cat

Thursday, June 23, 2011

New Connecticut Law Offers Protection For Transgendered Persons

The Connecticut Senate recently passed a bill that adds the phrase "gender identity or expression" to all existing state sex discrimination laws. Upon the governor’s signing the bill into law, Connecticut will become the fifteenth state to offer such protections. Read more here.

Ernster, the Virtual Library Cat

Monday, June 20, 2011

Plane travel

For some fun check out 3 things you can't do on a plane. Yes there really are more things one shouldn't do on a plane, but these are kind of funny.
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