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About Emily Moog

Emily Moog is a Research Librarian at The New York Law Institute. Her career started as a page at The New York Public Library and she has worked for more than two decades as a law librarian in NYC, working at Cleary Gottlieb, Paul Weiss, and most recently at Carter Ledyard & Milburn LLP. Emily served on the LLAGNY Board, and is a frequent contributor to its newsletter, “Law Lines”. Emily's interest include legal research, New York City history and anything a little obscure!

Researching Great, Great, Great.. and a few more G’s.. Grandfather James W. Gerard at NYLI !

Researching Great, Great, .. and perhaps a few more G’s.. Grandfather James W. Gerard at The New York Law Institute !

Sumner Gerard , a direct descendant of NYLI founder James W. Gerard , was able to research some family history with the help of our resources and reference skills.

James W. Gerard (1794- 1874) was certainly […]

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LLAGNY Book Club goes Bad-Ass with Joshua Hammer’s best seller….All at NYLI !!

The LLAGNY Book Club returned to the theme of librarianship in November with a spirited discussion of The Bad-Ass Librarians of Timbuktu: And Their Race to Save the World’s Most Precious Manuscripts by Joshua Hammer.  This dense documentary-style book raised more questions than could possibly be answered in one meeting, but all agreed that […]

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Talking Turkey: NYLI’s collections & celebrating National American Indian Heritage Month!

Rare Book Division, The New York Public Library. “U.S.S. New York” The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1916. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/c1e518e3-df45-5ef2-e040-e00a18063c7a

It’s been nearly 30 years since Congress declared November as National American Indian Heritage Month accompanied by Presidential Proclamation 6230 . The U.S. Government provides some […]

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NYLI Congrats all those who passed the Bar… & just a few more questions for you….

NYLI Congrats all those who passed the Bar…Do you know who Christopher Columbus Langdell is?

 

 
Were you once a 1L, 2L, & finally a 3L? That’s because of Christopher Columbus Langdell!
Did your professors rely on the Socratic method & case law?  Blame Christopher Columbus Langdell!
Standardized test to gain admittance to Law School?  That was Christoph… […]

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It’s “White Shoe” at LLAGNY’s Book Club – with author John Oller in attendance…all at NYLI !

LLAGNY’s third book club offering explored the world of law firms, as they were in the turn of the 20th Century, and when the rules of law firm management were set in place by Paul Cravath.

And, as an added bonus, author John Oller attended and took part in the conversation, answered questions and signed […]

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Reach out… NYLI…now has greater access to borrow for you !

We have a new agreement with OCLC that allows NYLI to borrow from other institutions…..  Reach out… as we now has greater access to borrow for you !!!

Fee will only be $20 plus any delivery cost incurred…

Just one more way that NYLI is A legacy library offering leading-edge services !!

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Sex, Drugs & Rock: LLAGNY Book Club Rolls on with Patti Smith’s Just Kids

My colleague Sarah Dowson & I cover LLAGNY’s last book club selection “Just Kids” by Patty Smith… check out our Law Lines article here….

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Henry Brockholst Livingston……Hey, Where’s my musical?

Wartime aide-de-camp to George Washington?

Involvement with Aaron Burr?

Fatal Duel in New Jersey?

No, it’s not the guy on the ten-dollar bill, founder of The NY Post, and subject of Broadway’s phenomenal hit.

It’s Henry Brockholst Livingston (1757-1823), U.S. Supreme Court Justice and participant in a 1798 duel that killed James Jones!

 

But Brockholst, as he preferred to […]

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