Archive for September, 2013

  • Study Aids

    The library has a variety of study aids located in our reserve section including: Nutshells, Hornbooks, Examples and Explanations, Emanuel Law Outlines and Gilbert Law Summaries.  Search our catalog for specific titles on the library catalog at: http://library.seattleu.edu/search~S1/ or see our Finding Study Aids Guide at: http://lawlibguides.seattleu.edu/studyaids.  Remember, study aids are just that: aids to […] Read more...
  • Today in Legal History: Women Get the Vote in Wyoming

    On September 30, 1889, the Wyoming legislature approved its state constitution with a provision giving women the right to vote (Wyoming was admitted to the union in 1890).  Wyoming had been the first territory to give women the right to vote in 1869, followed by the Utah Territory in 1870 and the Washington Territory in […] Read more...
  • Group Study Rooms

    Many of you are working on group projects or are involved in collaborative study.  You might consider reserving a group study room in the law library. You can sign up in advance through the library website. Groups have priority over individuals. Groups are limited to two hours, per day, per room. If the library staff notices […] Read more...
  • Check it Out: A Man for All Seasons

    A Man for All Seasons is the story of Sir Thomas More, Chancellor of England, and his struggle between acting on his conscience and his duty to the crown, when King Henry VIII breaks from the Catholic Church so he can procure a divorce from his wife in order to marry Anne Boleyn. Read more...
  • Bring Your ID Card to Access the Law Library on Evenings and Weekends

    All law students are required to swipe their SU ID cards after 8pm Monday through Thursday and after 6pm Friday through Sunday.  The ID card swipe policy increases security and law student priority in the library.   Read more...
  • Librarians Recreate “Sabotage” Video

    You probably wouldn’t expect librarians to use music to make a point about breaking library rules, but that is exactly what librarians Anne Duncan, Cathy Connelly, and Stephanie McMurry did. They made a brilliant music video, starring in their own remake of the Beastie Boy’s Sabotage video. Check out these awesome librarians, and remember to keep […] Read more...
  • New Books in the Library

    What do Ivan Doig, Stephen King and Jhumpa Lahiri have in common?  All have new books out this fall and you can find them in the Law Library’s recreational reading collection. When you need to take a break from reading casebooks, you’ll find a rotating selection of new novels and non-fiction works just under the […] Read more...
  • Today in Legal History: Sandra Day O’Connor Joins the Supreme Court

    Sandra Day O’Connor Joins the Supreme Court, September 25, 1981 On September 25, 1981, Sandra Day O’Connor joined the Bench.  She had been nominated by Ronald Reagan, and was the first woman ever to become a Justice.  O’Connor would become a very important swing vote on many decisions, such as Lawrence v. Texas and Bush […] Read more...
  • Need Drafting Guidance?

    Bloomberg Law has a wealth of transactional resources, including a number of drafting tools and guides. Sign up for a password using your .edu email, and you’ll gain access to all of the tools Bloomberg provides. Click on the tab for Transactional Resources to find a searchable database of over 200,000 publicly available agreements, browse […] Read more...
  • Reprographics Guide for Law Students

    Need to scan documents or photocopy handouts? The Law Library does not have an in-house copy center, so for students looking to photocopy, scan, or fax documents we’ve created a guide to help you locate these services on campus. The guide documents where you can find these resources as well as the contact information and […] Read more...