DuqLawWire

New BNA Research Resources Available through DCLI

The following titles have been added to The Center's collection of Bureau of National Affairs (BNA) Resources.

Alternative Investment Law Report: http://pubs.bna.com/ip/bna/air.nsf

Alternative Investment Law Report offers reliable coverage of the regulatory, legal, and legislative developments affecting hedge funds, private equity, and other alternative investment vehicles.

State Attorneys General News: http://stateattorneys.bna.com/sage/News.And.Analysis.html

A continually updated, Web-only news and analysis service covering the activities of the state attorneys general. Trend and analysis pieces form the core of the service and press releases from all of the state AG offices are consolidated on the site.

Web Watch: http://webwatch.bna.com/

Web Watch, created by the BNA Library staff, contains documents on today's hottest topics. It offers links to government, industry, and academic documents on topics that span the breadth of BNA coverage, including business, employment law, energy, environment, health care, intellectual property, science, and tax. Students will find great paper topics using Web Watch.

Workplace Immigration Report: http://pubs.bna.com/ip/BNA/WIL.NSF

Workplace Immigration Report gives original reporting on workplace immigration news developments. It also offers guidance for employers on workplace immigration policies and practices.

World Climate Change Report: http://climate.bna.com/subscriber/World.Climate.Change.Report.html

World Climate Change Report helps legal, corporate, and government entities monitor the changing business and regulatory climate. This Web resource offers the most current, comprehensive information on climate change legislation, regulation, policy, legal developments, and trends.

Q&A Session: China Summer Law Program

Planning to study abroad next summer? Don't miss the China Law Program Question and Answer session on Wednesday, October 8, 4:30 - 6:00 p.m. in the 4th Floor Faculty Lounge, Murray Pavilion. Faculty and students from the 2007 and 2008 programs will be sharing their experiences and answering your questions.

This is a great opportunity to ask any and all questions you may have about Beijing and the program itself. Many photos will be on display, and brochures will be available. Hot hors d'oeuvres and beverages will be served! Mark your calendars, and bring your questions and your appetite!

How to Find Recent Public Laws

The following link provides a useful Guide to Finding Recent Public Laws on Westlaw, Lexis, and GPO Access.

Information needed for School of Law Student Directory

All law students are asked to visit the following School of Law link and complete the form: http://www.law.duq.edu/form.html

This information will be used to produce the Student Directory. If you have any questions, please contact Jodi Gill at 412.396.6186.

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Latest Legal Links

Internet Law Library

http://www.lawguru.com/ilawlib/

LawGuru's Internet Law Library (formerly the U.S. House of Representatives Internet Law Library) was originally provided to the public courtesy of the Office of the Law Revision Counsel of the U.S. House of Representatives. This was part of the Counsel's mission to make the law available to the public.

The site provides links to a large number of legal resources relating to United States (federal and state) and foreign laws. The site also provides links to Treaties & International Law, Laws of All Jurisdictions, Law Schools & Libraries, Legal Directories, and Law Book Reviews.