Conducting a Source and Cite Check for a Journal? Check out the library’s guide for journal staff. It answers general questions about choosing a topic, preemption checks, locating and borrowing materials, and cite and source checking.
Have you ever wondered where to find a comparison of state laws governing the proceeds from the sales of all those lottery tickets you buy hoping to pay off your student loans? Or how various states’ laws on the use of cell phones while driving compare? If so, Cheryl Nyberg’s Subject Compilations of State Laws ( Read more.Returning law students will notice changes in the library. The area behind the Reference Desk has been made into office space for the law school's four journals. Books that had been shelved in the Reference stacks have been relocated to various parts of the library based on their currency and usage. In addition, the large [...]Read more.As you probably know, the month of August is named after Augustus Gloop, a character from Charlie and the Chocolate Factory. Posting this fact on the internet makes it even more true, as does the fact that it is on a legal website as well as a library website.Read more.Read more.
This guide is a must read for those who are new to law school or for those who are still confused about anything in the library, from the card security system to how to reserve a study room!authoritative guide to our favorite things here in the library to help you survive being a 1L. It covers resources about law school, case briefing, and outlining.Read more.Do you ever wonder how productive Seattle University's law faculty is as far as scholarship? If so, some law professors at Roger Williams Law School have a website that ranks law faculty scholarship. The data is a bit dated but SU Law ranked number 11 in terms of "per capita productivity." Pretty impressive, huh?Read more.On August 18, 1920, the 19th amendment was ratified, granting women the right to vote. The effort to achieve this milestone involved decades of struggle and protest. Women suffrage supporters in the mid-19th century lectured, wrote, marched, lobbied, and protested to change the Constitution. In 1878, the amendment was first introduced [...]Read more.On August 15, 1935, President Franklin D. Roosevelt signed the Social Security Act into law. Responding to the widespread suffering caused by the Great Depression, President Roosevelt asked Congress for “social security” legislation on January 17, 1935. The Act would provide old-age benefits that would be financed by a payroll tax [...]Read more.Read more.
It’s a little more than just being a bill sitting up here on Capitol Hill; this research guide by Kelly Kunsch is useful for new students or people with a burning interest in Constitutional law, as well as a comparative reference for the differences between state and Federal legal systems as well as Indian legal systems within [...]