Daily Archives: Tuesday 19 March 2013

What’s New at the Library?

CirculationClick here to see the list of the Coleman Karesh Library’s new acquisitions for the month of February.

A few practice-focused books you might want to check out:

  • So You’re Going to Try Your First Case: A Primer for Federal and State Jury Trials in South Carolina, by Warren Moise.
  • Representing Clients in Mediation:  A Guide to Optimal Results Based on Insights from Counsel, Mediators and Program Administrators, by Spencer Punnet.

There are also new books on international human rights, South Carolina construction law, social media and the law, and much, much more!

Legal News of the Day: Senate Judiciary Committee Approves Bill Banning Assault Weapons

On Thursday, the United States Senate Judiciary Committee approved a bill banning military-style assault weapons and high-capacity ammunition feeding devices that can hold more than ten rounds.  The Assault Weapons Ban of 2013 [S. 150] would prohibit the sale, transfer, importation, and manufacture of certain military-style assault weapons, specifically excluding over two thousands guns used for sport, and would also ban high-capacity ammunition magazines.

shotgunLast week, the Judiciary Committee also passed two other gun control measures, one requiring background checks for private gun sales and another renewing a grant to help schools improve safety.