Due to weather conditions, all classes at Cardozo Law at 4 p.m. and later on March 5, 2015 are canceled.
The library is open until 9 p.m. The BMI Moot Court Competition is still taking place.
Access Policies for Non-Cardozo Community Members
The Law Library is open to all members of the Yeshiva University community, including alumni who have reading privileges in the library. Individuals outside of the YU community must apply for reading privileges with the reference librarians. Members of local bar associations may be granted reading privileges after payment of a user's fee. Students from area law schools and colleges may have on-site use of the library through various consortia; if you are a student at another school, contact your own academic or law library to see what arrangements may be made. Persons needing federal depository documents have full access to materials received on deposit as well as to materials purchased in support of the depository collection.
Location of the Law Library
The only entrance to the law library is from the stairway and elevators on the east side (B) of the 7th floor. The library occupies floors 6, 7, 8, and part of 9. An internal stairway connects all the library floors. Restrooms are located on floors 6, 7 and 8. An accessible restroom is located on the 7th floor.
Filming and Photography
There is no filming or photography in the library unless permission has been granted. Contact the Library Administrative office for approval.
Use and Protection of the Collection and Equipment
Acceptable Use of Technology
Federal Depository Library
The law library has been a partial depository for United States government publications since 1979. Administrative decisions, executive agency reports, Congressional hearings and reports, and other selected documents are received regularly. Most of these publications are classified into the Library of Congress system and shelved with books of similar subject matter on the 6th and 8th floors. Those which are not placed in the general collection are shelved in the Documents Collection on the 9th floor and in the Microform Collection by Superintendent of Documents classification number.
Shlansky Library of Jewish and Israeli Law
Books and bound periodicals dealing with Jewish and Israeli law are housed in a special collection and reading room on the 8th floor. The collection emphasizes Mishpat Ivri and the various sources of law from which the laws of Israel have developed.
Floor Locations for Law Library Materials
|Call Numbers beginning with||are on floor|
|A - JV||8|
|KA - KE||8|
|KFA - KFZ, except New York*||8|
|KL - KZ||8|
|L - Z||6|
|KFN (*New York only)||7|
|Regional & federal reporters||9|
|C,F.R. & Federal Register||9|