October 24, 2013

Town of Greece v. Galloway

The Genesee Valley Chapter of the New York Civil Liberties Union, the Rochester Lawyers Chapter of the Federalist Society, and the Monroe County Bar Association will present a discussion on Town of Greece v. Galloway, the legislative prayer case that's scheduled to be heard by the Supreme Court on November 6. Speaking at the event will be representatives of the American Civil Liberties Union, which has filed an amicus brief in support of the respondents, two residents who sued the town over the predominantly Christian prayers said before its public meetings, and the Alliance Defending Freedom, which is representing the town.

The event takes place Tuesday, October 29 from 6:00 to 7:30 p.m. at Nixon Peabody LLP, 1300 Clinton Square, and is free and open to the public. Light refreshments will be served.

October 7, 2013

One night only

On Tuesday, October 8th, the Little will present a special one-time screening of the documentary Terms and Conditions May Apply, a timely examination of the online user contracts few people have actually ever read before clicking the "Agree" button. If you'd like to know more about it, visit the movie's witty and engaging website.

The show starts at 7:00. Afterwards there'll be a Q & A session with the director via Skype.

October 4, 2013

RBBA 11th Annual Awards & Scholarship Ceremony

The fourteenth floor of the Clinton Square Building provided a near panoramic view of our fair city for the attendees of the Rochester Black Bar Association's 11th Annual Awards & Scholarship Ceremony last night. The Library was pleased to have a presence at this distinguished event, hosted by Nixon Peabody, LLP and supported by those from all walks of the legal profession, the community, and special guests. We heartily congratulate the award winners.

Please watch WROC's story on the ceremony here.