Archive for the ‘research’ Category

  • Researching Legal Careers

    The Researching Legal Careers guide points to resources about general career planning and covers career specialties such as elder law or tax law. You can also learn about business etiquette and how to interview successfully. Look for it under the library’s Guides tab. Read more...
  • Washington Supreme Court Notifications

    So you watched the oral arguments when the Washington Supreme Court came to the law school? Now, do you know how they decided on the issues? The Washington Courts website provides a notification service that you can subscribe to that will notify you of a new opinion within 30 minutes of its filing. Consider it. Read more...
  • Ask a librarian

    Having trouble with a research problem for your externship? Wondering if you’re missing something in your clinic assignment? Wanting to use WestlawNext more effectively? Reference librarians can help. Look for us at the desk on the left as you enter the library or email us at lawreference@seattleu.edu!   Read more...
  • Requesting from Summit

    The requesting interface for Summit materials has been streamlined. In the past, you had to login to Summit separately in order to request a book or video.  With the arrival of Primo, you will now place your Summit requests directly from the library catalog. When you’ve identified the title you’re interested in, click on Request a […] Read more...
  • 1L Information

    We met many of the new students during the recent library 1L orientation, but if you were unable to attend, here is a summary of some of the most important things we covered: Library Survival Guide If you need information about law school in general, briefing a case, or outlining, consult our new student guide. […] Read more...
  • Reference Help

    Reference librarians can help with any aspect of legal research—finding sources, searching databases, and understanding search results. If you have a reference question, please stop by the reference desk, call us at 206-398-4225 or email us at lawreference@seattleu.edu. We welcome your questions. Over the summer, we had some staffing changes in our reference department. After […] Read more...
  • Learning New Research Systems

    The Library makes many different research platforms available to students–Blackboard, Casemaker, Lexis, Hein Online and Westlaw—to name just a few. Take advantage of your free access during law school and learn to use these platforms. On each system, look for tutorials, help screens and videos to help you get the most out of them. Read more...
  • National Sea Grant Law Center

    The National Sea Grant Law Center provides free access to information and resources about coastal problems and issues. Content includes analytical reports and articles from the Center’s journals and newsletters. Read more...
  • Researching Indian and Tribal Law

    Reference Librarian Kelly Kunsch recently published an article on researching Indian and Tribal Law in the American Indian Law Journal. He cleverly titled it “A Legal Practitioner’s Guide to Indian and Tribal Law Research. Read more...
  • 50 State Surveys

    Need to complete a state law survey? This research guide gives you access to completed surveys and more. Read more...