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 the contributions he made to the environmental movement.

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 States Supreme Court and its subdivisions. The subdivisions with the most books are: Biography; Decision… More The US Supreme Court: The First Monday in October