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Updating US Case Law: United States Law Week & Other Sources

There are three sources online to update case law: United States Law Week (BNA), the U. S. Supreme Court Web Site, and the Oyez Web Site. Please visit the Updating US Case Law presentation link to learn more about this important legal research skill.

Upcoming Event: Making Sense of the Sixties

A National Symposium on the Assassinations and Political Legacies of Martin Luther King Jr., Robert F. Kennedy and John F. Kennedy

This event is presented by The Cyril H. Wecht Institute of Forensic Science and Law and The Duquesne University School of Law. An event synopsis and important information regarding the symposium speakers, schedule, and registration can be found at the following Making Sense of the Sixties web site:

Oct. 3-5, 2008
Power Center Ballroom
Duquesne University
Pittsburgh, PA

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