This Year's Pulitzer Prizes Are Announced.
The Pulitzer Board announced this year's
Pulitzer Prize winners on April 10.
This year's winners in journalism
reported on such topics as the Columbine
shootings, academic fraud in a university
sports program, and neglect in group homes for retarded persons.
These and other winning topics are issues that could potentially lead to
changes in the law. You may view details of the winners at
This site also includes the winners for
past years, including some who wrote books on law-related topics which
are available in the Information Center. These include Origins
of the Fifth Amendment: the Right Against Self-Incrimination by Leonard
W. Levy (KD 8386 .L5); The Dred Scott Case by Don E. Fehrenbacher
(KF 4545 .S5 F43); and Common Ground by J.Anthony Lukas (F 73.9
.A1 L45). One of the favorite works in law and literature courses
is the 1961 winner for fiction: To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper
Lee (PS 3562 .E353 T64).
Reference Librarians offer Legal Periodicals
This week's Information Center Tutorial
covers legal periodicals. We will show you how to find both print
and electronic versions of local and national periodicals which practicing
attorneys should be aware of. The schedule is posted in the entry
way of the library. There is no need to sign up to attend; just come
to the Reference Desk at the scheduled time. If you have any questions
or suggestions regarding tutorials, please e-mail Joe Mitzenmacher (JMITZENM).
U.S. News & World Report Publishes
Law School Rankings.
U.S. News and World Report has published
its annual ranking of graduate schools, including law schools. The
rankings are available online at
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