Professor Barker Speaks at the Inter-American Bar Association Conference

Robert S. Barker, Duquesne University Distinguished Professor of Law, spoke on, "Jurisdicción Constitucional y Judicial Review: La Experiencia de los Estados Unidos," at the XLV Conference of the Inter-American Bar Association, July 2, 2009, in Nassau, The Bahamas.

Professor Barker addressed, by a video teleconference, Venezuelan journalists and jurists gathered at the U.S. Embassy in Caracas on "La Independencia de la Corte Suprema de los Estados Unidos y la Designación de sus Magistrados," and held a press conference thereafter, July 8, 2009.

2009 edition of Shepard's Pennsylvania Case Names Citator

Shepard's Pennsylvania Case Names Citator (3d ed. 2009). This new edition covers Pennsylvania Supreme, Superior, and Commonwealth Court cases from 1845 to 2009, replacing the older edition that covered from 1910 to 1992. It does not include the Miscellaneous State Reports of Supreme Court cases from late nineteenth century or county court cases. The digests will still have to be used for those two types of reports.

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Rotunda Founding Era Collection

Princeton University Press and Rotunda at University of Virginia Press recently announced The Papers of Thomas Jefferson Digital Edition. Please visit the following Rotunda link for more information.

The following descriptive information is from the Rotunda site:

Rotunda's American Founding Era collection offers scholars and students at all levels an invaluable source of primary and secondary materials by some of the era's most enduring figures, including George Washington, John Adams, Thomas Jefferson, and Alexander Hamilton.

In November 2008, Rotunda released the first version of our new consolidated Founding Era platform. As publications are added to the Founding Era collection, they will become fully interoperable: cross-searchable and navigable as a collection by chronology.