Monthly Archives: January 2015

NYLI will be closed Monday, January 19, for Martin Luther King Day

The New York Law Institute will be closed Monday, January 19, for Martin Luther King Day. We will reopen Tuesday, January 20, at 8:30 am.

By |January 15th, 2015|Announcements|Comments Off on NYLI will be closed Monday, January 19, for Martin Luther King Day

New Database for State Gaming Regulations

As part of its ongoing “Get to Know Gaming” campaign, the American Gaming Association (AGA) recently released a new resource to allow stakeholders, policymakers, regulators, and gaming journalists to compare commercial gaming regulations for each state. The online database, called “By the Book,” is accessible through an interactive, easy-to-use map. The database […]

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60% of the World’s Population is Offline

According to a new report from the World Wide Web Foundation, founded by Tim Berners-Lee, more than 60 percent of the world’s population remains unconnected to the Internet, equaling some 4.3 billion people. Berners-Lee argues that “it’s time to recognize the Internet as a basic human right. That means guaranteeing affordable access for all, […]

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New Addition to the NYLI Website: Press

We have a brand new page on the New York Law Institute website called Press. The page aggregates all of our press releases in one convenient location. It also include press/media/blog coverage of NYLI and its staff as well as display the latest NYLI newsletter mailings and testimonials by our members.

On our home page, […]

By |January 12th, 2015|New at NYLI|Comments Off on New Addition to the NYLI Website: Press

NYC Municipal Archives Posts 10,000 Pages of Colonial Manuscripts

New York City’s Municipal Archives has posted some 10,000 pages of colonial manuscripts, along with early Dutch maps and illustrations. The newly digitized trove contains ordinances from 1647 to 1661, when the island of Manhattan was run by the Dutch and known as New Amsterdam. It also includes handwritten and typeset English translations […]

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How to Trace Federal Regulations – A Research Guide

The Library of Congress recently posted a research guide entitled “How to Trace Federal Regulations.” Instead, rules and regulations are created by a federal body such as an agency, board, or commission, and explain how it intends to carry out or administer a federal law. Regulations do have the force of law and often […]

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Weaning the White House off Old Technology

Over the weekend, the New York Times profiled Megan J. Smith, an MIT-trained mechanical engineer and former Google executive. She is the first woman to hold the position of chief technology officer for the White House. She currently works at trying to bring the technology up to date. She was horrified to discover […]

By |January 6th, 2015|News from the Field|Comments Off on Weaning the White House off Old Technology

Social Media Predictions for 2015

Social Times recently asked several experts for their predictions of marketing and social media trends for 2015. Among some of the more obvious predictions are that advertising will continue to grow in social networks and mobile sites and that there will be a huge expansion of mobile video advertising. Other predictions include […]

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