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  • May

    The month is May and "may" is also a word on which many disputes have arisen and many court cases have hinged. One would typically define "may" as permissive. However, according to Black's Law Dictionary, some courts have interpreted "may" to be synonymous with "shall" or "must" "in an effort to effectuate what is said to be legislative [...] Read more.
  • Lessons in Leadership: Essential Skills for Lawyers

    Lessons in Leadership: Essential Skills for Lawyers Tom Grella KF300.G74 2013 From the publisher: Lessons in Leadership: Essential Skills for Lawyers will be required reading for any attorney--from newly hired associates to seasoned managing partners--seeking to develop their leadership skills. Through a series of practical [...] Read more.
  • The 6Ps of the Big 3 for Job-Seeking JDs : 60+ Ways to Get Hired Using Social Networking

    The 6Ps of the Big 3 for Job-Seeking JDs : 60+ Ways to Get Hired Using Social Networking  Amanda C. Ellis KF297.E44 2010 A job search campaign, like a political campaign, is comprised of various pieces. One piece that can no longer be ignored in either campaign is social networking. Social networking alone cannot win elections [...] Read more.
  • Emerita Cheney speaks at “The Boys in the Boat” Lecture

    cheney gold medal cheney oar cheney speaking Kristin Cheney, Professor Emerita and former head of the law library recently spoke at the Puyallup Public Library about her father and "The Boys in the Boat." Her father, George "Shorty" Hunt, was a member of the University of Washington crew that won the Olympic gold medal in Berlin in 1936. Those members are the title characters [...] Read more.
  • Summer Online Research

    Did you know you can use your Lexis, Westlaw and Bloomberg accounts during the summer? Each service has different rules (especially about whether or not you can use your account for work purposes) and you might have to extend your password. Visit each providers homepage for more information. Read more.
  • Fire to Paper: Mark Calderon’s Pyrographic Prints

    On the west wall by the Reference stacks are three pyrograph prints by local artist Mark Calderon: Loyola (1994), representing St. Ignatius of Loyola, the founder of the Jesuit order; Purisma (1994), meaning ‘most pure,’ showcases an image of the Virgin Mary; Mandorla (1995) depicts the Virgin of Guadalupe surrounded by a golden [...] Read more.
  • Bloomberg Law

    Most SU law students are quite comfortable with WestlawNext and have some familiarity with LexisAdvance, but many don't know about Bloomberg Law. This research service is incredibly useful, especially for business and transactional work. If you haven't tried it already, sign up now. Read more.
  • Upcoming 2nd Floor Library Renovations

    13 June 2006 018 Please note that work will begin soon on the renovation of the second floor south end of the Law Library for the relocation of the Student Publications space.  This work will be ongoing through the summer.  Additional communications will be forthcoming as the work schedule is developed and finalized.   We apologize for any inconvenience. Read more.
  • The Children’s Book Week Collection

    The Phantom Tollbooth (Yearling 2005) Norton Juster LAW-Faculty Read Collection PS3560.U858P43 2005 From Professor Julie Shapiro: “The combination of story and word-play in The Phantom Tollbooth was (and is) irresistible to me. On the surface, it is the story of Milo’s adventures with his entertaining creatures along the [...] Read more.
  • The Children’s Book Week Collection

    Every year in May Children’s Book Week is celebrated to promote child literacy as well as the best in children’s literature. A few years ago several faculty and staff chose their favorite children’s books and described why these books were meaningful to them. This collection is located on the bottom shelf of the Recreational Reading [...] Read more.