Posts Tagged ‘law student’

  • On the Lighter Side: Should You Check Your E-Mail?

    Repeatedly checking messages can wreak havoc with the sustained concentration needed for studying. Here is a handy chart to help you decide whether or not to check a message. 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...
  • Law Clerks Gone Wild?

    No, this is not an article about the antics of law clerks on spring break. While most law clerks are quiet, hardworking, and drama-free, there have been a few who have stepped outside the boundaries and gone wild enough to be written about. These are law clerks that have convened court, conducted freelance investigations, and leaked […] Read more...
  • Check it Out: Miracle on 34th Street

    Begin your holiday by checking out the Oscar-winning classic Christmas movie Miracle on 34th Street from the law library. It’s the story of an older gentleman who works for Macy’s as the department store Santa until he is institutionalized for claiming that he is the real Kris Kringle. He is defended in a formal hearing before […] Read more...
  • Volunteer Opportunities through the WSBA

    The Washington State Bar Association is a good resource for finding out about volunteer opportunities for lawyers and law students. See the information on their volunteer opportunities webpage. Read more...
  • The Legal Eaglet

    The Christian Science Monitor recently addressed the shift in the job prospects for new law graduates and the move that many young lawyers are making toward solo practice. Read more...
  • Student Access to PACER at SU

    PACER is the electronic docketing system for the federal courts. If you need a document from PACER contact the reference desk. Read more...
  • A World of Law Students in the News: Law Student Takes on Facebook

    Max Schrems wasn’t sure what he would get when he asked Facebook to send him a record of his personal data from three years of using the site. What the 24-year-old Austrian law student didn’t expect, though, was 1,222 pages of data on a CD. It included chats he had deleted more than a year […] Read more...
  • A World of Law Students in the News: Legally Blind Law Student Wins Her Own Case

    Deanna Jones, a third-year law student who’s legally blind and learning disabled, has won her first big court case: her own. Jones sued the National Conference of Bar Examiners in July, accusing it of violating the Americans With Disabilities Act by refusing to let her take a key legal ethics exam using a computer with […] Read more...
  • A World of Law Students in the News: A Law Student With Real ‘Seniority’

    John, 69, of Marco Island, has passed the exams at Ave Maria School of Law, which makes him a second year law student. John is unique, the oldest law student at Ave Maria and maybe the oldest law student in Florida. It has been tough; just applying was a challenge. The school requires transcripts of all […] Read more...