Daily Archives: October 2, 2012

Barry Commoner, 1917-2012

Environmental mover-and-shaker, Barry Commoner passed away yesterday. Commoner was very accomplished, inspiring Americans to think about the environment, and act to protect it; read his obituary here. We’ve compiled his books for display in order to honor his work and … Continue reading

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The US Supreme Court: The First Monday in October

“The term of the Court begins, by law, on the first Monday in October and lasts until the first Monday in October of the next year.” Not surprisingly the Cornell Library has almost 900 books under the subject heading United … Continue reading

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