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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!

Great Snakes! LLAGNY Graphic Novel Club discusses Tintin !!

Law Library Association’s Graphic Novel Club went classic with a discussion of 3 Tin-Tin adventures !

Attendees found much to discuss about an over 80+ year old European comic strip character — Tintin !! The stories captivated members with charming illustrations, clever use of language, puns, and the adorable naif that is […]

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Time for Impeachment…Research!!

Curious about the Presidential Impeachment process, past impeachments, and a citizen’s duty regarding impeachment? Check out NYLI’s collection and get up to speed —

A great – and really quick! – introduction is Alicia Klepeis’ Understanding the Impeachment Process. This e-book is under 50 pages with illustrations, so voila, you are […]

By |February 3rd, 2020|News from the Field|Comments Off on Time for Impeachment…Research!!

Divorce, 1850s Style!

 

Celebrity actor in contested divorce…. media taking sides…. crowds attending proceedings…mutual accusations of infidelity…prominent lawyers…landmark alimony settlement followed by a dispute over legal fees.  Sound familiar?

Well, if you were around in 1850s, it would!

Philadelphia native son and premier American Shakespearean actor Edwin Forrest attempted to obtain a divorce from wife Catherine through the Pennsylvania […]

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Can You Haiku?? Librarians Can !!

The Librarian community once again showed its creative side with an astounding response to The New York Law Institute’s Haiku contest !

27 great entries, a fireside reading session, & one chosen for a Starbucks Card !!

The winning entry was submitted by Jessica Field
from Miller Johnson.

It’s not all online.

And even if it […]

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NYLI Involved in Presidential Impeachment Trial (The Andrew Johnson one, that is!!)

Before the Nixon Watergate scandals , Clinton impeachment and now Trump impeachment trials – one-time New York Law Institute President and founder of New York City – Bar Association William M. Evarts played a key role in the nation’s first impeachment trial – that of President Andrew Johnson […]

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Three Wise Guys @ NYLI !!

Are NYLI luminaries Francis Brockholst Cutting, John Anthon and James T. Brady getting ready for Santacon ?

Or are they just celebrating the Season…..??

Let’s hope these legal eagles don’t get BUSTED… as they celebrate & wish the entire legal community a Very Happy Holiday & a Prosperous 2020 !!!

By |December 12th, 2019|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Three Wise Guys @ NYLI !!

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 […]

By |November 20th, 2019|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Talking Turkey: NYLI’s collections & celebrating National American Indian Heritage Month!

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… […]

By |November 6th, 2019|Announcements, New at NYLI|Comments Off on NYLI Congrats all those who passed the Bar… & just a few more questions for you….