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  • Fastcase Quick Tutorial & Tips

    Posted: Apr 07, 2020
    Social Law Library members can use Fastcase to search case law, statutes, and regulations nationwide. Just enter a case citation or use the keyword search function to get your research started. Read Full Article
  • Economic Rescue Package Becomes Law

    Posted: Mar 30, 2020
    On March 27 Congress passed and the President signed the Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security (CARES) Act to assist individuals, businesses and state and local governments dealing with the economic impact of the Coronavirus pandemic. Read Full Article
  • COVID-19 Resources

    Posted: Mar 23, 2020
    The Social Law Library is closed to patrons at this time, but the Reference Staff is still answering research requests and assisting with online research. For now there are staff onsite to assist with scanning and shipping books, and should the situation change the Reference Staff will still have access to many databases that are typically available onsite only (Westlaw, Lexis, Bloomberg Law) to pull documents and perform research for our members, thanks to the cooperation of these vendors. Read Full Article