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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!

Sons of Irish Patriots…. and NYLI luminaries

Inspired by both the American and French Revolutions, particularly by the writings of Thomas Paine, historians consider the Irish Rebellion of 1798 as the greatest threat to English Rule between 1641 revolt and the Easter Uprising of 1916.

And the participants and sons of this rebellion would help shape 19th Century American Law […]

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Impeachment Docs… free & voluminous..on web….

Our colleagues at the Government Printing Office are living up to their motto of “Keeping America Informed” — releasing many key documents from the Trump Impeachment process.

Scholars, legal experts… really anyone with internet access!.. can now examine….

H.R. 116-346… House Report with dissenting views (12/15/2019).

H.R. 116-335…. Trump-Ukraine Impeachment Inquiry Report with Minority Views […]

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In honor of African American History Month – Kindred is discussed

LLAGNY Graphic Book Club’s February selection — Kindred – honored African American History Month.
The graphic novel , based on Octavia Butler’s 1979 science fiction work, explores slavery through the unique prism of time travel.  The main characters toggle between 1970s San Francisco and Antebellum South.  Female protagonist Dana experiences slavery’s horrors and discovers that […]

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Author Stacy Horn @ LLAGNY Book Club

The Law Library Association of Greater New York Book Club began its 2020 selection with a very somber look at the social problems of 1800s New York. Damnation Island: Poor Sick, Mad & Criminal in 19th-Century New York ‘s author Stacy Horn was in attendance, and members shared a thought-provoking discussion […]

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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 !!