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Extended bar study hours

As of today, we have extended hours for the bar exam:

JULY 2017 LIBRARY HOURS

FRIDAY & SATURDAY
July 14 & 15
8:00 AM – 11:00 PM

SUNDAY
July 16
10:00 AM – 11:00 PM

MONDAY to SATURDAY
JULY 17-22
8:00 AM – 11:00 PM

SUNDAY
July 23
10:00 AM – 11:00 PM

MONDAY to THURSDAY
July 24-27
8:00 AM – 11:00 PM

FRIDAY
July 28
8:00 AM – 9:00 PM

SATURDAY
July 29
8:00 AM – 8:00 PM

SUNDAY
July 30
10:00 AM – 11:00 PM

MONDAY
July 31
8:00 AM – 11:00 PM

Neil Gorsuch sworn in as the newest Supreme Court justice

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Neil Gorsuch, picked by President Donald Trump and confirmed by the Republican-led Senate, was sworn in as a U.S. Supreme Court justice at the White House on Monday and was poised to have an instant impact on a court once again dominated by conservatives.

Gorsuch took his judicial oath in a White House Rose Garden ceremony with Trump watching on, filling a vacancy that lingered for nearly 14 months after the death of conservative Justice Antonin Scalia in February 2016. The oath was administered by Justice Anthony Kennedy, for whom Gorsuch worked as a clerk as a young lawyer.

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UMN Libraries’ Umbra Search African American History makes Black history freely available online

The University of Minnesota Libraries, in partnership with the Penumbra Theatre Company, is launching Umbra Search African American History, a free and openly available online search tool that facilitates broad access to over 400,000 digitized archival materials documenting African American history from more than 1,000 libraries, archives, and cultural heritage institutions across the United States.

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President Obama’s vast social media archive goes live with 250,000 posts, photos and videos

The White House, in partnership with ArchiveSocial, announced on Thursday that an archive of eight years of Obama social postings have been made available online. The database contains more than 250,000 posts, photos and videos shared by more than 100 official Obama White House social media profiles including the president’s @POTUS Twitter timeline, the official White House Facebook page, and the First Lady’s Instagram feed.

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