Cheryl Nyberg, editor
C-Span will broadcast the audio minutes after the oral argument concludes.
The cases concern the habeas corpus rights of Guantanamo detainees: Boumediene v. Bush (No. 06-1195) and Al Odah v. United States (No. 06-1196). Facts and questions presented are available on Oyez.org.
The UW Libraries holds the papers of Henry M. Jackson, a School of Law alum (Class of ’35) and a member of the U.S. Senate (1953-83). In addition to the finding aid for Jackson’s papers, the Library has compiled a digital collection of photographs.
The photographs depict Senator Jackson throughout his career as a member of Congress.
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Effective December 1st, members of the public and the rest of the UW community will again have access to the Law Library.
The security restrictions of the last month have interfered with their access to our collections and databases. We have heard from attorneys, School of Law alumni, UW professors, undergrads and graduate students, paralegal program students, and others that the restrictions made their legal research tasks more difficult or impossible.
Sure, the Internet and commercial legal research services offer much legal information. And the King County Law Library and the Seattle University Law Library were available (and provide excellent collections and services!). Still, some of these people found the alternatives unsatisfactory—they wanted to use the Gallagher Law Library.
The Library staff are happy to again serve the legal information and research needs of our public users.
And we extend thanks to our colleagues at the King County Law Library and the Seattle University Law Library (and others in the area) for their good humor and graciousness in helping many of the users who were turned away from Gates Hall.
U.S. Department of Energy, Emissions of Greenhouse Gases in the United States, 2006.