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Giulio Tremonti, Italy’s former Minister of Economy and Finance, argues that finance and financial markets drive politics, and that when finance fails, it has trouble correcting the problems. He suggests governments must step in to regulate finance to ensure political and societal stability, where finance cannot.Monthly New Acquisitions

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Start and finish your international treaty research with HeinOnline’s United Nations Law Collection. This collection provides access to exact reproductions of the complete collection of the United Nations Treaty Series. This collection also includes helpful treaty finding aids, such as the ability to retrieve the full text of a United Nations Treaty by UNTS citation, search by treaty/registration number, date, parties, and subject area, as well as a listing of International Agreements by Popular Name. Expand your research by linking directly to law review articles that cite to a...


The University of Iowa Law Library is one of the most comprehensive and in-depth legal information resource centers in the United States. The quantity, quality, depth, breadth, and diversity of its readily accessible domestic, foreign, comparative, and international legal information resources places it among the three top law school libraries in the United States. The Law Library acquires and makes available hundreds of new resources every month, in a broad range of legal and related topics.You can review a list of new releases by month or subscribe to our weekly RSS feed at the Collections web page.

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This handbook is a collection of essays by leading EU scholars covering the history, politics, institutions and policies of the EU. It is intended to bring together the various perspectives on the EU and to help shape EU studies going into the future.Monthly New Acquisitions


The Academic Achievement Program and Law Library are teaming up to provide you with a short research program specifically geared toward researching seminar papers.  The half-hour presentation is scheduled for 12:40 p.m. on Thursday, September 26th, and will be presented by Reference Librarian Ted Potter. Ted will be available after the program for questions and appointments. In order to allow Ted to tailor this presentation to specific topics, RSVPs are highly recommended. Check out the flyer for a special incentive, and if you have any questions, please contact Ted....

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Marcia Coyle, the Chief Washington correspondent for The National Law Journal, describes how four landmark cases demarcate the stark differences among the nine justices, and how conservative groups are pushing an agenda that is increasingly finding a receptive audience in a consistently conservative supreme court.Find this title and other feature titles located on the New Books Shelf.InfoHawk Record CatalogMonthly...

Bloomberg Law Training

Jed Lewin, Bloomberg Law Relationship Manager, will be visiting the College of Law to provide Bloomberg Law training sessions on Wednesday, September 18th and Thursday, September 19th. All legal research training sessions will be held in Room 295.Training sessions will be held at the following dates and times:Wednesday, September 18th: 12:40 p.m. - 1:20 p.m.Wednesday, September 18th: 1:30 p.m. - 2:10 p.m.Wednesday, September 18th: 2:20 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.Wednesday, September 18th: 3:30 p.m. - 4:10 p.m.Thursday, September 19th: 12:40 p.m. - 1:20 p.m.Thursday, September 19th: 1:30 p.m. - 2:10 p.m.You can register in advance for a training session on...

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Enhanced Securities Practice Center Available on Bloomberg LawBloomberg BNA recently launched its enhanced Securities Practice Center on Bloomberg Law. The Securities Practice Center integrates laws and regulations, opinions and dockets, SEC and SRO materials, treatises, Bloomberg BNA Law Reports and Portfolios, a selection of transaction resources, including DealMaker Document Search with over 300,000 transactional documents. New features include distinct practice pages for financial services, capital markets and securities litigation, enhanced EDGAR search, fielded No-Action Letter Search, and “Go To” citation search for quick access to securities...

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Research Guides are available for several dozen legal topics and provide information on items available in print and online at the Law Library. Research guides are available for all first year classes, as well as for several areas of the law, including among other topics: environmental law, intellectual property, and elder law. Research guides are also available for all 50 states, the federal judicial, executive, and legislative branches of the U.S. government, U.S. territories, and selected foreign countries. International and comparative legal research guides are also available for several topics.A complete list of research guides is available at...

Annex Full Shelves

Ever wondered what 3 miles of law books might look like?Imagine 10 times the height of the Sears Tower (now the Willis Tower), half the diameter of the Chicxulub crater, or 17 times the height of the Eiffel Tower. Alternatively, you could just stay in Iowa and look at a picture of the Law Library Annex. At the end of August, the Law Library finished moving over 17,350 feet of books into our new offsite storage facility. The Law Library Annex is a climate-controlled, secure space with over 30,000 feet of library shelving.  It is a closed storage facility that will be visited only by Law Library staff assigned to deliver or re-shelve...


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