Monthly Archives: October 2020

NYLI Holiday Law Library Scavenger Hunt

Please join us this Fall and Winter holiday season as we present to you a festive, virtual Law Library Scavenger Hunt!! Each week we will reveal a clue and puzzle for you to solve beginning Monday October 26th. Solve each puzzle in order to find the secret code for that week and […]

By |October 22nd, 2020|Announcements, New at NYLI|Comments Off on NYLI Holiday Law Library Scavenger Hunt

LLAGNY’s Graphic Novel Book Group October Online Meeting

LLAGNY’s Graphic Novel Book Group will be hosted via Zoom on Thursday October 29th @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm. We will discuss: I Was Their American Dream: A Graphic Memoir .

I Was Their American Dream is at once a coming-of-age story and a reminder of the thousands of immigrants who come to America in search […]

By |October 21st, 2020|Announcements|Comments Off on LLAGNY’s Graphic Novel Book Group October Online Meeting

All About NYLI Webinar

The New York Law Institute now offers members a variety of resources and services including 2 eBooks collections providing access to over 160,000 eBook titles. We offer the entire West Academic Nutshells series in eBook format, hundreds of ABA titles, and Mathew Bender legal treatises.  We also offer access to valuable electronic resources such as […]

By |October 19th, 2020|Announcements|Comments Off on All About NYLI Webinar

Jean O’Grady of Dewey B Strategic talks enthusiasm, expertise, and legal blogging

Jean O’Grady founded Dewey B Strategic almost 10 years ago and discusses how to cultivate a successful legal blog on This Week in Legal Blogging with Bob Ambrogi.

via LexBlog

By |October 14th, 2020|News from the Field|Comments Off on Jean O’Grady of Dewey B Strategic talks enthusiasm, expertise, and legal blogging

Newspaper Navigator: A New Image Search Tool from the Library of Congress

The Library of Congress has just debuted Newspaper Navigator, a new tool for searching over 1.5 million newspaper images in their collections. The Library of Congress and their partners have digitized over 16 million pages of newspapers from across American history as part of their Chronicling America database. The Newspaper Navigator uses machine learning […]

By |October 12th, 2020|News from the Field|Comments Off on Newspaper Navigator: A New Image Search Tool from the Library of Congress

Book Club goes to Brooklyn…..

LLAGNY Book Club traveled to Kings County with its discussion of Jonathan Lethem’s Motherless Brooklyn, a detective fiction that explores the world of Downtown Brooklyn in the last two decades of the 20th Century.Click here for my book club review on Law Lines !

By |October 7th, 2020|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Book Club goes to Brooklyn…..

For the Defense: James T. Brady

When Americans think of famous defense attorneys, they often think of those with celebrity defendants . The more historically minded think of Clarence Darrow.

And is there a better known fictional defense attorney than T.V.’s Perry Mason?

James T. Brady

Former NYLI President James T. Brady had celebrity clients, set a […]

By |October 5th, 2020|Uncategorized|Comments Off on For the Defense: James T. Brady