Posts Tagged ‘law school’

  • 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...
  • Today in Legal History: Woman Lawyer’s Bill Passed in California

    Through the efforts of Clara Shortridge Foltz and Laura deForce Gordon, the words “white male” were replaced with “person” in the state requirements to take the bar exam.  This had the effect of not only allowing women to take the bar, but minorities as well.  Ms. Foltz, the single parent of five children, went on […] Read more...
  • ID Card Needed for Law School Building & Law Library Access

    Please note that you need your university identification card to get into the law school and law library during specified times. More information about library hours and access is available here. Read more...
  • Law School Insight, Humor, and Inspiration

    Sometimes you have to laugh … or wax theoretical … about the nature of legal education.  This research guide points you to commentary which is more useful than what you might find online, and it’s even in book form so you can read it on the bus.  Plus, you can see how different legal education […] Read more...
  • New and Notable: Excelling in Law School

    Excelling in Law School: A Complete Approach  / Jason C. Miller Call Number: KF272.M548 2013 Written by a recent law school graduate with an extraordinary success story, Excelling in Law School: A Complete Approach transcends merely surviving the experience, demonstrating how to earn high grades by working smart, excel in extracurricular activities, publish, and land […] Read more...
  • New and Notable: Finding Your Voice in Law School

    Finding Your Voice in Law School: Mastering Classroom Cold Calls, Job Interviews, and Other Verbal Challenges / Molly Bishop Shadel Call Number: KF283.S52 2013 From the Publisher: Many college graduates aren’t prepared for the new challenges they will face in law school. Intense classroom discussion, mock trials and moot courts, learning the language of law, […] Read more...
  • New Student Information

    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! Read more...
  • First-Year Law Student Resource Guide

    This is the 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...
  • On-Line Indian Law Resources

    Lupe Ceballos and the Center for Indian Law and Policy prepared this excellent guide of resources on Indian law, Indian rights and treaties, and rights of tribal nations. This guide is useful for everyone from students on their first day in their federal Indian law class to practitioners working in the field. Read more...
  • Exam Taking Resources

    Starting to prepare for exams?  Consult our online research guide on Exam Taking Resources for a bibliography of books and other resources you may find useful for exam preparation. Read more...