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January Holiday Hours: Martin Luther King, Jr. Day

mlk.gifThe Law Library, and all Utah State Courts, will be closed on Monday, January 18 in honor of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day. Regular library hours (8 a.m.-5 p.m.) resume on Tuesday, January 19.

Martin Luther King, Jr. was a civil rights leader in the 1950s and 1960s. He won the Nobel Peace Prize and was influential in the peaceful protest movement to abolish segregation. To read more about this civil rights leader, check out the Library of Congress' page Today in History: January 15. The federal government also has a site dedicated to MLK Day as a day of service that includes a longer biography.

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