Eagles And Mockingbirds Catch A Break As Judge Strikes Down Trump Bird Opinion

Eagles And Mockingbirds Catch A Break As Judge Strikes Down Trump Bird Opinion

An American bald eagle flies over Mill Pond in Centerport, N.Y., in 2018. The bald eagle is one of the birds protected by the Migratory Bird Treaty Act.In 2017, the Trump administration scaled back protections of the Migratory Bird Treaty Act. A federal judge has now struck down the rule change — and cited To Kill a Mockingbird in so doing.

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Source: NPR Politics
Eagles And Mockingbirds Catch A Break As Judge Strikes Down Trump Bird Opinion

Law Library: News & Events: Join us for a Orientation to Legal Research Webinar on U.S. Case Law

Law Library: News & Events: Join us for a Orientation to Legal Research Webinar on U.S. Case Law

On Thursday, August 20, 2020 at 11:00 AM EDT, join Senior Legal Reference Librarian, Ann Hemmens, for a new entry of the Orientation to Legal Research webinar series, this time on U.S. Case Law.

This entry in the series provides an overview of U.S. case law research, including information about the U.S. federal court system, the publication of court opinions, methods for researching case law, and information about locating records and briefs. The Orientation to Legal Research Series of webinars reflect the content in the in-person series of classes, and are designed to give a basic introduction to legal sources and research techniques.

To register, please visit our Eventbrite page.

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Law Library: News & Events: Join us for a Orientation to Legal Research Webinar on U.S. Case Law

Rep. Jim Clyburn Comments On Biden's Decision To Pick Harris As His Running Mate

Rep. Jim Clyburn Comments On Biden's Decision To Pick Harris As His Running Mate

NPR’s Mary Louise Kelly talks with Rep. Jim Clyburn, D-S.C., about Joe Biden’s decision to choose Sen. Kamala Harris as his running mate. Clyburn is the most senior African American in Congress.


Source: NPR Politics
Rep. Jim Clyburn Comments On Biden's Decision To Pick Harris As His Running Mate

Law Library: News & Events: Announcing a Congress.gov Virtual Public Forum on September 10th!

Law Library: News & Events: Announcing a Congress.gov Virtual Public Forum on September 10th!

Are you a Congress.gov user? Would you like to hear what we have been working on and share your thoughts on Congress.gov?

Then sign up for our Congress.gov Virtual Public Forum.

This online event is scheduled for September 10, 2020, from 10:00 a.m. – noon EDT.

During the public forum, Robert Brammer will provide a recap of the enhancements made to Congress.gov over the last year. Andrew Weber will cover what we are currently working on and initial priorities for the future. We will also have a panel of our data partners, including from the HouseSenate and Government Publishing Office that will discuss the data modernization occurring across Capitol Hill and the importance of data standards. Fred Simonton will provide an overview of a new survey for you to share your feedback for Congress.gov. There will also be a question and answer period to discuss enhancements and prioritization. Congress.gov is a user-centered website: we develop new features based on feedback that we collect from a variety of sources such as webinars, comments on this blog, and the feedback link on the site.

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Law Library: News & Events: Announcing a Congress.gov Virtual Public Forum on September 10th!