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Thanksgiving Holiday Hours Changes/Closures

Posted Nov 20, 2017

The Mabie Law Library  will be observing Recess hours on Wednesday, November 22, 2017.

The Law Library will be closed from Thursday, November 23-Sunday, November 24, 2017.

Standard hours resume Monday, November 27, 2017.

Books due date for the Fall Semester

Posted Nov 20, 2017

Any non-Reserve Law Library books that you have checked out are due Friday, December 1, 2017.

Please return these materials or renew them for the Spring Semester at the Circulation Desk.

All items kept in your carrels are required to be checked out to you and have an updated Spring Semester green carrel flag placed inside.

Collection Highlights – National American Indian Heritage Month Part II

Posted Nov 17, 2017

Our latest Collection Highlights are on display in the glass case in the library lobby. We are featuring highlights from our collection in honor of National American Indian Heritage Month (also known as American Indian and Alaska Native Heritage Month) in November.

“The month is a time to celebrate rich and diverse cultures, traditions, and histories and to acknowledge the important contributions of Native people. Heritage Month is also an opportune time to educate the general public about tribes, to raise a general awareness about the unique challenges Native people have faced both historically and in the present, and the ways in which tribal citizens have worked to conquer these challenges.”    


Photo of the materials listed below

The items on display are:

  • Early American Indian documents: treaties and laws, 1607-1789 edited by Alden T. Vaughan - Stacks KF 8205 A2 E37 v.1
  • American Indian sovereignty and law: an annotated bibliography edited by Wade Davies and Richmond L. Clow - Stacks KF 8201 A1 A44 2009
  • Black Hills white justice: the Sioux nation versus the United States: 1775 to the present by Edward Lazarus - Stacks E 99 D1 L37 1991
  • Nation to nation: treaties between the United States & American Indian Nations edited by Suzan Shown Harjo - Stacks KF 8202 2014
  • American Indian sovereignty and the U.S. Supreme Court: the masking of justice edited by David E. Wilkins - Stacks KF 8205 W52 1997
  • Handbook of federal Indian law: with reference tables and index by Felix S. Cohen - (This item is housed in our Rare Book Collection) Rare KF 8205 C63 also available freely online