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  • Using Primo to Request Books from Summit and Interlibrary Loan

    When you run a search from the default search screen on Primo, our new library catalog, you may notice that some of the books or resources that appear in your result list are not available via the law library’s collection. You can still order a copy of the item by clicking on the “Request a Copy” link. This link will indicate [...] Read more.
  • Poverty Traps in Criminalized Communities: A Life Sentence of Debt and Unemployment

    Social Justice Monday – February 23, 2015 Submitted by Justin Abbasi, Law Library Intern There is a national crisis regarding policing, prosecution and imprisonment of low-income communities of color and sexual minorities. The events surrounding the deaths of Michael Brown and Eric Garner have drawn attention to the criminalization [...] Read more.
  • Is Beast Mode really trademarked?

    The United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) has a free trademark search database. It's worth knowing about as a research tool. Just for fun, we looked up "Beast Mode." It came up with 41 documents, including some filed in the name of Marshawn Lynch. There is also one from some guy in the Netherlands for cat toys with the [...] Read more.
  • Featured Memoirs from the Recreational Reading Collection

    The recreational reading (McNaughton) collection is located on the 2nd floor of the library under the staircase. So, anyway… John Cleese (Crown Archetype, 2014) LAW-McNaughton Collection (2nd Floor) PN2598.C47 A3 2014 With titles like their “Contractual Obligation Album” and “The Final Rip Off,” the British comedy [...] Read more.
  • New and Notable: Social networking: Law, Rights and Policy

    Social networking: Law, Rights and Policy Paul Lambert KF390.5.C6S643 2014 Social Networking: Law, Rights and Policy is a timely book which examines and explores many of the pressing issues presented by social networking and the array of legal issues, challenges and concerns that it has given rise to. - From the publisher. It [...] Read more.
  • SU Law School Alumni Magazine

    The Lawyer is the law school's official magazine published for alumni and friends of the school. Its name has changed over the years -- Puget Sound Lawyer, Seattle Lawyer --  but now it is simply, The Lawyer. There are archived copies on SU's digital commons website. If you're an alum (or a someday alum) and want to see what was [...] Read more.
  • Intellectual Property and 3D Printing: Exploring the Intersections

    Social Justice Monday – February 9, 2015 Submitted by Justin Abbasi, Law Library Intern 3D printing has emerged as one of the most significantly disruptive technologies in the digital economy. It has the potential to revolutionize (and improve) many aspects of our lives, in much the same way the Internet has revolutionized communication. [...] 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.
  • Where’s Bob?

    Have you wondered where that bearded librarian went? He is happily retired and thriving in Tacoma, WA. Apparently, he is occasionally spotted walking up and down hills to get his daily exercise. We all wish him well and thank him for his time here. I'm sure he misses writing blog postings. 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!   Read more.