Black History month has its roots in the founding of the Association for the Study of African American Life and History in 1915 . By 1926, National Negro Week was established and interest in African American History grew along with the Civil Rights movement. In […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 !
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]