Monday, April 25, 2005
End of Life Decision Making Workshop
The Law Library is pleased to invite you to
a one-hour workshop on:
End of Life Decision Making
Thursday, April 28th
Suffolk Room, Law Library 7th floor
rsvp to firstname.lastname@example.org
Join us and Professor Alex L. Moschella for an informative session on end of life decision making.
- Learn about current issues in this area;
- Find out what documents you should have to ensure that your end-of-life wishes are followed; and
- Receive a packet with helpful information, such as the Model Massachusetts Health Care Proxy Form.
Alex L. Moschella has been an adjunct faculty member at Suffolk since 1991. He is currently a partner in Moschella & Winston, LLP of Somerville, with extensive experience in elder law, representation of disabled children and estate planning.
****Refreshments will be served.****
Friday, April 15, 2005
Oregon Supreme Court Nullifies Same-Sex Marriages
The Oregon Supreme Court on Thursday nullified nearly 3,000 marriage licenses issued to same-sex couples by Multnomah County a year ago, saying a single county couldn't take such action on its own. Read the full article
Extended Hours and ID Checking
The library will be open extended hours over the Exam period. We will be open 8am-Midnight every day Monday April 25th through Tuesday May 17th.
During the Exam period we will also be limiting access to the Library to members of the Suffolk community. Only those with Suffolk University IDs will be allowed entrance starting Tuesday April 19th until Tuesday May 17th. Please be prepared and have your IDs with you. Thank you.
Friday, April 08, 2005
Search Engines Beyond Google
Looking for the best search engine for finding images, looking for academic resources, or you want to find resources that you can trust? Then you might want to bookmark or FURL
Phil Bradley's resource guide on search engines
. This guide is written in a short question and answer format and offers lots of suggestions of search engines beyond Google that you can turn to for help with particular research tasks. Source: inter alia
Monday, April 04, 2005
Florida files $24M spam lawsuit
Today the Florida Attorney General's Office filed its first lawsuit under the state's new anti-spam law. For more detail, read the official statement
that was just released by the Florida Attorney General.
U.S. Supreme Court Divided in Grokster Case
The Supreme Court appeared wary Tuesday of punishing peer-to-peer downloading services like Grokster for copyright violation, in spite of arguments by a lawyer for the recording and movie industries that they amount to "a gigantic infringement machine." Read full National Law Journal article
Supreme Court rules Title IX covers whistle-blower
A closely divided Supreme Court ruled last week that a teacher or coach who claims sexual discrimination on behalf of others is protected from firing under the same landmark law that greatly expanded athletic opportunities for women. Read full Boston Globe article
SJC & Suffolk Team up to Webcast Oral Arguments
Beginning today, April 4th, oral arguments before the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court are being broadcast in real time over the Internet as part of a pilot project between Suffolk University Law School and the Supreme Judicial Court.
You may watch oral arguments and find a schedule of upcoming arguments, at the following web site: http://www.suffolk.edu/sjc/.
Source: Dean Marc Perlin