Wednesday, May 12, 2010

Supreme Court nominee Elena Kagan

If you are interested in the Supreme Court of the United States and current nominee, Elena Kagan, check out this resource from the Law Library of Congress.

Monday, May 10, 2010

Harbert Writing Center May 2010 Hours

The Harbert Writing Center is open from 10:00 a. m. - 2:00 p. m. during May Term.

HWC Writing Consultants have been trained to help students with writing projects at all stages of the writing process, from brainstorming through editing.

The Center is located in Comer Hall, room 311. Consulting sessions are available on a walk-in basis.

Wednesday, May 05, 2010

Information on 2010 Primary Elections

The Shelby County Reporter has produced an 2010 Election Guide that is included with this week's newspaper. The so-called "mid-term" elections are important: all seven of Alabama's U.S. House seats are on the ballot, as well as a U.S. Senate seat. Alabama will choose its next governor in 2010 and citizens will evaluate dozens of candidates vying for statewide office. In addition to a list of all of the candidates on the June ballot the Guide contains other helpful information for voters, including this list of important dates:
  • Friday, May 21 - Last day to register to vote in primary
  • Tuesday, June 1 - Primary election
  • Tuesday, July 13 - Primary runoff election
  • Friday, October 22 - Last day to register to vote for general election
  • Tuesday, November 2 - General election
In addition to the above dates, you'll want to be aware of deadlines for applying for and postmarking absentee ballots. To get a copy of the voter registration form or to get the answers to questions about elections you may visit, the state of Alabama's official online election center.