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The International Justice Resource Center provides links to information pertaining to human rights law from around the world. The Center has a variety of research guides that can help those seeking information find sources on cases, treaties, statistical information, and much more.
West Academic App Released
West Academic now has an app that allows access to materials through your mobile device. The app also allows streaming of their audio materials. To get the app, you will need to navigate to their web page and use the link provided to download the app.
In February, we feature the legacy of Virgil Darnell Hawkins, who sued for the right as an African-American to attend law school in Florida, and whose suit was the impetus to create the FAMU College of Law. Below are books, articles, and a special research collection that showcases the law during this time period. If you would like to check out any of these books, please click on the title link and place a hold on the book, and you will receive it at the end of the month.
The Virgil Hawkins Archive is a series of scholarly collections at FAMU Law's Scholarly Commons. It includes a photograph archive, a collection of contemporary news articles and publications, a set of oral history and videos, and a special research project using the materials available to Virgil Hawkins at the time of the FAMU College of Law's opening.
Make a New Year’s Resolution to become familiar with a new area of the law and a new legal information resource. If possible, combine the two goals together. If you are interested in learning aspects of business law, consider learning more about Bloomberg Law’s many sources and tools. If you are interested in legal history, HeinOnline has a variety of collections and guides pertaining to legal history. If you are not sure what subject to explore, or what new resource would be helpful, please ask one of our librarians. We are always glad to help.