Archive for the ‘research’ Category

  • 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...
  • Law Library Locations

    Did you know there are four floors in the law library?  It’s true!  This research guide can assist you in better navigating the library.  If you’ve thought “what now?!” when you see CULP next to a call number, this guide tells you the exciting story of where to find it (3rd floor!).  If you read […] Read more...
  • Research Guide on Exam Taking Resources

    Starting to prepare for exams?  Consult our online research guide at: http://lawlibguides.seattleu.edu/exam for a bibliography of books and other resources you may find useful for exam preparation. Read more...
  • Legal Research Tune-up

    The Seattle University law library is pleased to offer a legal research workshop to help prepare students for summer employment or to brush up on their legal research skills. The workshop will cover state and federal legislative history, regulations, and practice materials using a problem-based approach. Students will have hands-on practice working through research scenarios. […] Read more...
  • Finding Study Aids

    Need an overview of a particular area of law or to clarify a particular legal concept?  The law library purchases the following study aid series: West Hornbooks West Nutshells Examples and Explanations Gilbert Law Summaries Emanuel Law Outlines Current study aids are located in the Reserve collection.  Check the online catalog for specific titles: http://library.seattleu.edu/search~S1/. […] Read more...
  • Solo and Small Firm Practice

    Many law graduates venture out into the real world in a small or solo practice.  This guide helps you with the basics, like how to start your own law library, keeping a business plan, and deciding where you want to locate your office.  Even if you’re just thinking about starting out solo or small, this […] Read more...
  • Researching Legal Careers

    The Researching Legal Careers guide http://lawlibguides.seattleu.edu/careers 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. Read more...
  • Today in Legal History: Salem Witch Trials

    On February 29, 1692, the first arrests were made in the Salem Witch Trials. The Salem court of Oyer and Terminer (hear and determine) accepted evidence that no modern court would: spectral evidence and witch marks. Spectral evidence involved reports of what would sound like hallucinations to modern jurors. The witnesses would describe their visions […] Read more...
  • Links to Government Research Resources

    From THOMAS to FedWorld, here’s every link you’ll ever need to do governmental research online for free. The Federal Government puts most of this information online at no charge; this research guide tells you where to find it. Read more...