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Today in History: Constitution Day 

It's a little like a scene from To Kill a Mockingbird – Scout and Jem peering through the bannisters in awe of their father, Atticus, who bravely defended Tom Robinson, a black man accused of rape. But it is the Congress, not the courtroom, decades later, and my brothers and I are in Springfield, Illinois, not …

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Today in History: King John Seals the Magna Carta 

Runnymede is a beautiful, tranquil English meadow on the banks of the Thames between Windsor and Staines – the historic meeting place where the tyrannical, malevolent King John sealed the Magna Carta. Whether or not John of Lackland offered up shrimp to the barons at his tea table while signing the peace treaty "like a …

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The Supremes: A New Book Collection 

You might be wondering what the biggest 60's American female singing group from Detroit has to do with the Gottesman Libraries? Not too much, really -- other than that they share the same title with the latest Everett Cafe book collection: The Supremes, on display now, through April 30th. It's not Motown that's landed here, with divas Florence …

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Legal guide for the visual artist 

Title: Legal guide for the visual artist Author: Tad Crawford Publisher: New York, NY : Allworth Press, c2010 Check it out! KF390.A7 C73 2010 From the publisher: This classic guide for artists is completely revised and updated to provide an in-depth view of the legal issues facing the visual artist today and provides practical legal …

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Hard-nosed advice from a cranky law professor : how to succeed in law school 

Title: Hard-nosed advice from a cranky law professor: how to succeed in law school Author: Austen L. Parrish, Cristina C. Knolton. Publisher: Durham, N.C. : Carolina Academic Press, c2010. Call Number: KF283 .P37 2010 From the Publisher: If students wish to survive and excel in law school, they must approach it correctly. Students also need …

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Are you okay? : a practical guide to helping young victims of crime 

Title: Are you okay? : a practical guide to helping young victims of crime Author: Pete Wallis Publisher: London, Philadelphia : Jessica Kingsley Publishers, 2010. Call Number: HV6250.4.Y68 W35 2010 From the Publisher: How do you spot the signs that a young person has been victimised? What do you do if you are approached by …

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