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October 9, 2012

Win a Starbucks Card: Enter the Halloween Law Contest!

Filed under: Trivia — Tags: — uhlawlibrary @ 2:51 pm

Show off your research skills!  Enter the Law Library’s Halloween Law Contest and you could win one of 13 Starbucks cards! Simply research and answer the questions on the form. Try not to be tricked.  A perfect score is a treat.

Contest forms will be available beginning Thursday, Oct. 25th in the Law Library. Entry deadline is 11:45 am on Halloween, Wednesday, Oct. 31st. At noon on the 31st please gather at the circulation desk in the Law Library for the drawings.  Every contest entry placed into the cauldron “wins” a piece of candy.

The contest is open to current students at the William S. Richardson School of Law. The Law Library thanks LexisNexis for their donation of 13 Starbucks gift cards.

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April 6, 2010

Trivia: How Many Supreme Court Justices Since 1790?

Filed under: Trivia — Tags: , — uhlawlibrary @ 8:00 am

Since the U.S. Supreme Court first convened in 1790, there have been a total of 111 Justices (17 Chief Justices and 94 Associate Justices).

Source:  SCOTUSblog Twitter

November 3, 2009

Trivia: New York’s Highest Court?

Filed under: Trivia — Tags: — uhlawlibrary @ 5:09 pm

For most states, the highest court, i.e. the court of last resort, is usually named the supreme court, but not in New York.  In New York, the Supreme Court is actually a trial court.  The state’s highest court is named the Court of Appeals.  Check Table 1 in the Bluebook.

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