February 2016

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Newly digitized historical Texas statutes now available!

February 1, 2016


In addition to the statutes from 1879 through 1925, we are proud to present our newly digitized volumes of Texas statutes from 1928 through 1960! New volumes include: 1928 Complete Texas Statutes with the 1931 and 1934 supplements 1936 Vernon's Texas Statutes with the 1938, 1939, 1942, 1943, and 1945 supplements 1948 Vernon's Texas Statutes (2 volumes) with the 1950, 1952, 1954, 1956, 1958, and 1960 supplements All of these digitized statutes (1879–1960) can be read in your browser or vi…

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Immigration law resources available from home!

February 15, 2016


Did you know that the library provides access to AILALink remotely? AILALink, from the American Immigration Lawyers Association, provides access to over 100 AILA publications including: Kurzban’s immigration law sourcebook Representing clients in immigration court AILA’s Asylum Primer: a practical guide to U.S. asylum law and procedure AILA's focus on immigration practice under AC21 Immigration law and the family The international adoption sourcebook Also available on AILALink are:…

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Raffles, Contests, and Sweepstakes: a legal research guide

February 29, 2016


We recently published a new Raffles, Contests, and Sweepstakes research guide. This guide provides an overview of the resources available online and through our library pertaining to the Texas laws on raffles, contests, and sweepstakes. The guide links to the laws as well as to other resources that discuss contests, sweepstakes, and raffles in “plain English,” which can be easier to understand than complex legal language. We also highlight useful e-books, articles, and other digital resources …

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