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Happy Bill of Rights Day!

On December 15th, 1791 the Bill of Rights was ratified and came into effect. It’s tough to imagine our country without it. There are various ways to celebrate Bill of Rights Day, including by reading the Bill of Rights, and you can sign a pledge to that effect. Or you could read more about the creation of the Constitution and the Bill of Rights. Or you could take one of the many Bill of Rights quizzes online like this one, or for a slightly harder one devoted entirely to the first amendment, try here.  In any case, it doesn’t hurt to take a break from studying for you finals to appreciate the significance of the laws you are studying.  Happy Bill of Rights Day!

Law Library Carrels Go “Green”

The Law Library has 300 carrels that all have lights built into them.  For several years we have been struggling to keep the lights in working condition, not to mention the constant need to replace the light bulbs. Thanks to funding from the University, the carrels now all have new LED lights! These lights use far less energy and provide almost twice the light of the old fixtures.  Not only are they more efficient, but they will be maintenance free for many years to come.