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“The Public” Explores Role of Libraries in Serving the Public

A new film written and directed by Emilio Estevez explores the complicated relationship between libraries and the homeless community. “The Public” centers around the Cincinnati Public Library. As the city experiences a bitter arctic chill homeless library patrons refuse to … Continue reading

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Review of “The Great Comeback: How Abraham Lincoln Beat the Odds to Win the 1860 Republican Nomination” by Gary Ecelbarger

In 1860, William Seward of New York was considered a shoo-in for the nomination of the Republican Party in Chicago. His campaign manager, Thurlow Weed, was “arguably the ablest political tactician in the country.” The team he assembled was overflowing … Continue reading

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“The Dog Eat My Homework” Argument by Chapter 13 Debtor

Debtor failed to do almost everything the law, rules and court requires of a chapter 13 debtor. In re Hindra v. Dockery, US Trustee & Deutsche Bank, BAP No. CC-18-1132-KuTaF (9th Circuit, Jan 29, 2019) In 2016  Etta Hindra filed a … Continue reading

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Book Review: “The Uninhabitable Earth”

This book by David Wallace-Wells impressed me as useless and harmful. Avoid wasting your time on it. The first part of the book addresses several inconvenient consequences of the climate emergency. If you are interested in this kind of overview, … Continue reading

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“The Nature and Enforcement of Choice of Law Agreements” (2018) 14 Journal of Private International Law 500-531

This blog post presents a condensed version of Dr Mukarrum Ahmed’s (Lancaster University) article in the December 2018 issue of the Journal of Private International Law. The blog post includes specific references to the actual journal article to enable the reader … Continue reading

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