Posts Tagged ‘law library’

  • Law Library Info & Tips

    Welcome to our new students and to our returning students. If you haven’t had a chance to stop by and say “hello,” please do so. To start the year off right, the library would like to remind you about some of our policies:  turn off cell phone ringers upon entering the library and take all […] Read more...
  • Learning New Research Systems

    The Library makes many different research platforms available to students–Blackboard, Casemaker, Lexis, Hein Online and Westlaw—to name just a few. Take advantage of your free access during law school and learn to use these platforms. On each system, look for tutorials, help screens and videos to help you get the most out of them. Read more...
  • Locating Past Exams

    When you’re studying, it can be really helpful to see sample questions, either from a professor or in the subject matter generally.  This guide by Charity Braceros-Simon shows you where the past exams are, how they are organized, and what you need to know about finding old exams.  Newer exams are placed on TWEN sites […] 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...
  • Featured Database: LLMC Digital

    Are you looking for images of historical documents from national and state archives? The LLMC Digital database presently has scanned images of historical legal materials, including cases, statutes, reports, treatises, and dictionaries.  Check out this database on our Databases page. Read more...
  • Statistics & Empirical Legal Research

    The law librarians at Yale have put together a handy guide with statistical sources, datasets, and a tutorial about finding and using data. Check it out! 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...
  • 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...
  • Check it Out: Justice for Sale

    Justice for Sale follows a courageous Congolese human rights lawyer Claudine Tsongo in her struggle against injustice and widespread impunity in the Congo. In Claudine’s journey to obtain justice, she uncovers a system where the basic principles of law are virtually ignored. The documentary not only provides a glimpse into the failings of the Congolese judicial […] Read more...
  • Check it Out: Invoking Justice

    In Southern India, family disputes are settled by Jamaats, all male bodies which apply Islamic Sharia law to cases without allowing women to be present, even to defend themselves. To solve this fundamental inequity, a group of women in 2004 established a women’s Jamaat, which soon became a network of 12,000 members spread over 12 […] Read more...