Posts Tagged ‘law library’

  • Featured Database: National Moot Court Competition Library

    Hein Online provides digital access to the winning records and briefs from the 1st– 65th annual National Moot Court Competitions.  Documents can be searched from 1950-2015 to find on point discussions from the briefs and records written by the winning teams.  Check out Hein Online on the law library database page. 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  Study […] Read more...
  • Featured Database: WSBA Deskbooks through Loislaw

    An indispensable fixture in many law offices, Loislaw now offers online access to all of the deskbooks published by the Washington State Bar Association. Loislaw provides access to deskbooks in 14 different topical areas, ranging from Estate Planning to Motor Vehicle Accidents. Coverage of prior editions is quite broad, as it includes all deskbooks published […] Read more...
  • Library Study Aids

    The law library purchases the following study aid series: West Nutshells Examples and Explanations Gilbert Law Summaries Emanuel Law Outlines Current study aids are located in the Reserve collection. Study aids are available for 2-hour check out and selected “starred” copies can be checked out overnight. Overnight books are available at 3 p.m. and are due […] Read more...
  • Exhibit on Movies in the Law Library Collection

    The exhibit case in the main entrance to the Law Library displays a selection of popular movies with legal themes available in our collection. Some of the featured films in the exhibit are: To Kill a Mockingbird, Amistad and The Magdalene Sisters. Our film collection is located in the reserve area of the library and […] Read more...
  • Noise Level

    Throughout the academic year and as we get closer to finals, students seek quiet areas to study, free of ringing phones and personal conversations. Keep in mind that voices carry in study rooms (even when doors are closed) so please be considerate. The 4th floor is a designated quiet study zone. Read more...
  • Bring Your ID Card to Access the Law Library on Evenings and Weekends

    All law students are required to swipe their SU ID cards after 8pm Monday through Thursday and on Sunday card swipes are required from 7am – noon and after 4pm. The ID card swipe policy increases security and law student priority in the library. Read more...
  • Security Precautions

    Theft can be a problem in any building on campus so we remind you to never leave personal belongings unattended in the library.  Remember to take valuable items with you when you leave or ask a colleague to watch books/backpacks if you will be gone for a very short period of time.  Study rooms are […] Read more...
  • Group Study Rooms

    Many of you are working on group projects or are involved in collaborative study.  You might consider reserving a group study room in the law library. You can sign up in advance through the library website. Groups have priority over individuals. Groups are limited to two hours, per day, per room. If the library staff notices […] Read more...
  • Featured Book from the Recreational Reading Collection

    The recreational reading (McNaughton) collection is located on the 2nd floor of the library under the staircase. Maggie Shipstead, Astonish Me (Knopf 2014) LAW-McNaughton Collection (2nd Floor) PS3619.H586A88 2014 Set in the world of ballet, this gripping novel spans three decades, starting in the mid-seventies, when Joan, a young American dancer, helps a Baryshnikov-like star […] Read more...