January 2020

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Abandoned Property

January 13, 2020

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Have you ever wondered what happens to property that appears to have been abandoned? The State Law Library often receives questions related to this topic. To assist in answering those questions, our librarians have created an Abandoned Property research guide. This research guide includes: State and federal laws regarding adverse possession, abandoned motor vehicles, unclaimed property, and antiques and antiquities "Plain English" summaries of those laws The Texas Comptroller's guide to se…

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LexisNexis Digital Library

January 27, 2020

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The library has recently transitioned to the new LexisNexis Digital Library! LexisNexis has partnered with OverDrive to create a custom interface that is better designed to suit your legal research needs. New features of the interface include: An app for offline reading — available for both Android and iOS (use code: txsll) Personalized home pages that include recently read titles, tags, and notes An improved reading experience — faster accessibility plus additional fonts and reading modes…

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