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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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Welcome Angela Wang!

The UC Hastings Law Library is pleased to welcome the newest member of our staff.  Angela Wang has joined the Law Library in the position of Digital Initiatives Librarian.  Angela joins us with an impressive background, having curated digital collections and archives at St. Mary’s University Law Library and Texas Tech University School of Law Library.  In her new role at UC Hastings, Angela will focus on maintaining the Law School’s existing digital repositories and creating new ones that showcase our school and its collections.

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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