NYLI News

Local Law Library Board Elections

by Eileen Dolan, Technical Services Librarian

The New York Law Institute congratulates the newly elected
members of the LLAGNY  and NJLLA Board
of Directors:

Newly elected to LLAGNY
 
Newly elected to NJLLA
 

 

 
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By |May 13th, 2021|Announcements|Comments Off on Local Law Library Board Elections

LLAGNY’s Graphic Novel Book Group May Online Meeting

LLAGNY’s Graphic Novel Book Group will meet via Zoom on Thursday May 20th at 12. We will discuss Paper Girls by Brian K. Vaughan .  (also available at NYPL).  Please see our LibGuide for past and upcoming titles.

Please contact, Eileen Dolan at edolan@NYLI.org to be added to the meeting.

By |May 12th, 2021|Announcements|Comments Off on LLAGNY’s Graphic Novel Book Group May Online Meeting

LLMC and Early U.S. Resources Webinar

Webinar times are: Eastern Time

The Library of the New York Law Institute offers web-based training sessions to help you discover new resources and enhance your research with LLMC-Digital, an extensive archive of historical primary and specialized legal materials covering the U.S. federal and state governments, the British Commonwealth, other foreign countries, and various international […]

By |May 10th, 2021|Announcements|Comments Off on LLMC and Early U.S. Resources Webinar

NYLI Now Has NITA Content on Cheetah

NYLI staff now have access to the entire NITA Practice Collection on Cheetah.   Our research librarians can access these well-respected practical guidance texts from the National Institute for Trial Advocacy (NITA), a leading provider of trial advocacy skills training  for lawyers, on behalf of our members.   These titles, written by expert litigators, cover topics ranging from prepare to […]

By |May 5th, 2021|Announcements, New at NYLI|Comments Off on NYLI Now Has NITA Content on Cheetah

NY Gov Impeached… William Sulzer in 1913….

Not even serving a year, William Sulzer was the first — and so far only — New York Governor to be impeached.

What was Sulzer’s crime?

William Sulzer was found guilty by the New York State Assembly of filing false campaign contributions and using $40,000 of monies collected to play the stock market…

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By |May 5th, 2021|Uncategorized|Comments Off on NY Gov Impeached… William Sulzer in 1913….

May is Asian Pacific American Heritage Month

Compiled by Eileen Dolan, Technical Services Librarian

The New York Law Institute is lucky to have Chinatown as one of our close neighbors. We, along with the Library of Congress, and all Americans celebrate this month with Asian and Pacific Islanders.

P.L.
95-419 was enacted in 1978 designating the week of May 4th as
Asian/Pacific American […]

By |May 4th, 2021|Announcements|Comments Off on May is Asian Pacific American Heritage Month

Reaffirming NYLI Pro Bono Support in Light of AAPI Attacks

On June 10th of last year NYLI staff issued a statement
in response to the George Floyd Tragedy.  Little did we think that in a
few months our country would be again faced with the tragedy of attacks on our
fellow Americans.    The NYLI staff decries the scapegoating of
Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders who are being wrongly […]

By |May 3rd, 2021|Announcements|Comments Off on Reaffirming NYLI Pro Bono Support in Light of AAPI Attacks

ARK Law Firm Libraries 2021 Conference Coverage: Expert Perspective on Change Management

by Lucy Curci-Gonzalez/ NYLI Executive Director 

For the second pandemic year, the annual ARK Law Firm
Libraries conference went virtual.  I
attended this highly regarded program from my home office where I attended a
number of excellent sessions  that
delivered high-quality content on a usable platform.

ARK’s annual Law Firm Libraries program is noted for
bring together leaders from the legal […]

By |April 28th, 2021|Announcements, News from the Field|Comments Off on ARK Law Firm Libraries 2021 Conference Coverage: Expert Perspective on Change Management

Trusts & Estates LibGuide now available !

What are the latest Federal Tax regulations regarding estates? Need New York Probate Forms? Information on all 50 States Estate Laws? Are you researching your family tree — and want some free alternatives? What T & E print & eBooks are available to NYLI members ?

For answers to these & […]

By |April 28th, 2021|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Trusts & Estates LibGuide now available !

New book: Principles of Legal Research

by Eileen Dolan, Technical Services Librarian

The best legal research is always that which is provided to
you by your favorite law librarian. However, for students and/or attorneys who would
like to learn the methods of online and printed research, Principles
of Legal Research 3rd edition by Olson, Kirshefeld and Mattson
is an ideal resource. The book is available […]

By |April 27th, 2021|News from the Field|Comments Off on New book: Principles of Legal Research