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Happy B-Day to the King of…. Litigation??

Known as The King of Rock-n-Roll, Elvis Presley could easily be crowned the King of Litigation as well.

Most cases — dealing with copyright and trademark issues — occurred after his death in 1977.

A “bootleg” music case involving a devoted fan creating recordings from concerts and T.V. appearances made […]

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Labor & Employment LibGuide now available!

New York Law Institute’s latest Libguide, Labor & Employment, is now available!

Links to Federal, 50 State, & New York specific laws and regs….

Statistics, Organizations and job hunting information….

NYLI’s e-books & print items — are all there– with live links of course!

& we are not above recommending other LibGuides to help you out with your […]

By |December 30th, 2020|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Labor & Employment LibGuide now available!

Election in Play… & BTW, your book is overdue!!

Still in the shadow of the Civil War, the 1876 election remains one of the most contentious ever..

Democrat Samuel J. Tilden won the popular vote over Republican Rutherford B. Hayes, but 20 electoral votes ( Florida, Louisiana, Oregon, South Carolina) were in dispute….

Democrats were accused of refusing to count African American votes as […]

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Week 2 Clue: 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. Solve each puzzle to find the secret code for that week and submit all scavenger hunt codes […]

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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 !

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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 […]

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Autumn has arrived… so Fall into Books with the Library of Congress !

Autumn means shorter days, cooler weather…. and perhaps for bibliophiles, a season of more serious reading….

Ignite your enthusiasm for histories, fiction, poetry, children’s literature and timely topics by attending the book festival held by the Library of Congress…

Now in its 20th year, this years’ gathering includes perennial best sellers John Grisham and Amy […]

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William H. Winters — Librarian to the Rescue !!

Like librarians of the present, NYLI’s William H. Winters made use of the latest technologies while preserving the treasures of the past….

Winters, a Harvard graduate, became New York Law Institute’s Librarian in 1872 and immediately began securing complete sets of Statutes and Session laws of every state as well as obtaining […]

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NYLI Has (Partially) Opened!

The New York Law Institute now has staff at our physical location on a part-time basis and can complete any requests requiring fiche, film or historical materials for our members.  In addition to our 160,000+ eBook collection we are also offering print book loans as well.  Please check our website https://www.nyli.org/or our blog for […]

By |August 10th, 2020|Uncategorized|Comments Off on NYLI Has (Partially) Opened!

NYLI Stalwart… Judge… Reformer… & … Medium ??

Like many New York Law Institute members, John W. Edmonds had both a distinguished legal career and a highly developed sense of civic duty.

His […]

By |August 5th, 2020|Uncategorized|Comments Off on NYLI Stalwart… Judge… Reformer… & … Medium ??