National Football League Players’ Concussion Injury Settlement will be Assisted by an Appointed Special Master.

| January 30, 2014

On Monday December 9th 2013 , Judge Anita Brody appointed a “Special Master” to assist with the assessment of the proposed deal due to the financial complexity of the settlement. Even after the deal is finalized, retired players will have to prove they have suffered severe cognitive impairment in order to receive payment. See Mike [...]

What document is the most retrieved item in the history on FDsys?

| January 17, 2014

FDsys was established by the US government in 2009 to provide secure and archival  access to federal documents. According to a news release on December 11th  2013, The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, also known as the health care law, is currently the most retrieved item in FDsys’s history!   As of December 11the 2013, [...]

Happy Birthday FDsys!

| January 16, 2014

In 2009 on Jan 15. he U.S. Government Printing Office (GPO) launched GPO’s Federal Digital System, to serve as the one-stop site to authentic, published Government information. Here is a direct link to  FDsys. Mark Kloempken and Tove Klovning

Change of Law Library Circulation and Reference Hours

| January 10, 2014

After careful consideration including a study of data about utilization of  circulation, reserve and reference services,  Law Library service  hours will be reduced modestly. As of the first day of the Spring term (January 13) our hours will be: Law Library Hours Monday – Thursday   7:00 a.m.   to 11:00 p.m. Friday 7:00 a.m.    to  7:00 [...]