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Attention: 

Due to inclement weather, UK will be operating on Plan B for Thursday, March 5th and Friday, March 6th. Please contact the library location you intend to visit before traveling. Current open/closed information is below.


Confirmed Open: William T. Young Library will open at 10 am and will close at 8 pm on Thursday, March 5th and Friday, March 6th.


Confirmed Closed March 5th & 6th: Agricultural Information Center, Design, Education, Little Fine Arts, Medical Center, Morris, Science, Special Collections Research Center, Shaver Engineering, and Transportation.


Service points in William T. Young Library for Thursday, March 5th and 6th:
AV Services will be closed.
Reference and PNM desks will open at 10 am.
The UK Writing Center is closed, but scheduled clients should check their email for e-tutoring options.

 

Resource Name &
Link to Resource:
Making of Modern Law: U.S. Supreme Court Records and Briefs, 1832-1978
Description:

Includes transcripts, applications for review, motions, petitions, supplements and other official papers of the most-studied and talked-about cases, including many that resulted in landmark decisions centering on:

  • The interpretation of the Constitution and its amendments
  • Judicial review and the role of the courts in American history
  • States' rights and national sovereignty
  • Free enterprise, banking and commerce
  • Discrimination and modern civil liberties
  • Intellectual property and technology
  • Evolving nature of race, gender, faith and identity

See also Making of Modern Law, Primary Sources, 1626-1926.

Resource Type(s): All Relevant Database(s),  Government Publication 
Access information: Resource is available on-campus or off-campus via EZProxy; Click the resource name to access it or here for off-campus instructions.
Fulltext: Fulltext is available.
Vendor Name:Gale Cengage Learning
Research Guides: Federal Government Resources, History, Law, U.S. Federal Government Research
Coverage:1832-1978