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15 Chi. L. Libr. Bull. 1 (February 1954)

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    C H I C A G 0   L A W   L I B R A R Y   B U L L E T I N

             Chicago Association of Law Libraries

   (A Chapter of The American Association of Law Libraries)
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                                                    (WYERSITY OF WASHIMNT
                                                    :EI.'ITLE 5, WASHINGTON

  Number 15.                                   February 23, 1954.


            Thirty-two members of the Chicago Association of Law
Libraries gathered at the Normandy House Restaurant on Friday,
February 12, 1954 for the regular luncheon meeting. Mr. Charles
A. McNabb, Chairman of the Constitutional Revision Committee,
was presented by the President, Miss Jean Ashman. Mr. McNabb
presented proposals for changes in three sections of the Consti-
tution, as defined in the letter of January 29th which was cir-
culated to all members by our Secretary-Treasurer, Miss Dorothy
Scarborough. A unanimous vote in favor of adoption of the amend-
ments was cast. Mrs. Virginia Dun'rp, Chairman of the Program
Committee, presented Mr. Francis J. Rooney, joint author of the
forthcoming publication entitled RESEARCH IN ILLINOIS LAW, who
described this work and answered queries concerning it. Mrs.
Dunlap explained that Mrs. Bernita J. Davies, the other joint
author, was unable to be present because of the great demand upon
he' time necessitated by preparation for the new law library at
the University of Illinois. 14r. Rooney explained that the pur-
pose of the book was to indicate some poInts of departure in
legal research involving Illinois Materials. He expressed the
hope that the volume would be of considerable value to law stu-
dents and lawyers. Some of the topics treated in its eight
chapters are: Judicial Systems and Court Reports, Administrativ0
Law, Statutory Law, Citators, and Digests. Although, Mr. Rooney
disavowed any intention to educate law librarians, it may be
predicted safely that the work will become a vade mecum not only
for all law librarians in Illinois, but for many others across
the nation.


          At the regular meeting of the Association held on
Friday, February 12, 1954, Miss Jean Ashman, President of the
Chicago Association of Law Libraries, announced that she has
appointed the following members to the Nominating Committee:
Mr. Myron Jacobstein, Chairman, Miss Dorothy Klofkorn, and Miss
Marie Lawrence.


          Orders and remittances for the Proceedings of the
Second Law Library Workshop are now being accepted by Miss Dorothy
Scarborough, Secretary-Treasurer, Chicago Association of Law Li-
braries, 357 E. Chicago Avenue, Chicago 11, Illinois. The cost
of the Proceedings has been set at $1.00 for Association members
as well as for Registrants at the Workshop, and at   2.00 for all
others. Mr. Kurt Schwerin, Co-editor of the Proceedings with Mr.
Frank Di Canio, has announced that copies of the rroceedings are
r. >~being distributed upon receipt of the orders.

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