Monthly Archives: January 2007

History of the Supreme Court

Published on: Author: Teresa L

A PBS series on the history of the Supreme Court begins tonight. “An unprecedented series exploring the history, impact and drama of America’s highest court.” Narrated by David Strathairn, the series will air on Channel 9/KQED at 10:00 p.m.

Alternate Places to Sit and Study

Published on: Author: Teresa L

Do you need FOOD while you study? Try a local cafeteria. Outside the peak of lunch hour (approximately 11:45 AM – 1:45 PM), cafeteria seating is often ample, and may be available well after cafeteria hours of operation. Federal Building Cafeteria Second Floor 450 Golden Gate Ave (After passing through the guard station and metal… Continue reading

Spotlight on…CRS Reports

Published on: Author: Teresa L

Let’s say you read an article at SFGate today about global warming and you wondered what Congress was doing about it. Where would you start? A great subscription database to search is CRS. The Congressional Research Service (CRS) works exclusively for members and committees of the United States Congress. An arm of the Library of… Continue reading

Westlaw Training for 1Ls

Published on: Author: Teresa L

For the following Westlaw training sessions, please bring your laptop to follow along with the instructor. Thursday 1/25/2007 12:40 p.m. – 1:30 p.m. Room E 2:40 p.m. – 3:30 p.m. Room A 3:40 p.m. – 4:30 p.m. Room A Friday 1/26/2007 12:40 p.m. – 1:30 p.m. Room 219 Monday 1/29/2007 11:40 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.… Continue reading

Just Ask

Published on: Author: Teresa L

Developed by Ellen Callinan, JUST ASK is a great acronym to remember whenever you begin a research project. J Jurisdiction U Useful tips S Scope of Research T Terms of Art – A Acronyms S Sources K Key cost constraints

Looking for the Transcript of a Congressional Hearing?

Published on: Author: Teresa L

If you’re looking for the transcript of a Congressional Hearing, check out GPO Access, which has selected hearings from the 105th Congress to the current (110th), at http://www.gpoaccess.gov/chearings/index.html. Both House and Senate hearings are available. Most Congressional hearings are published two months to two years after they are held. Only hearings from the committees that… Continue reading

Student Publications

Published on: Author: Teresa L

Congratulations to Hastings 3Ls Laura Back, John Dermody, Brandon Hollinder, Tao Leung, and Lisa Sofio for the recent publications of their notes. Back, Laura E. Note. Improperly Performed Abortion as Fetal Homicide: an uneasy coexistence becomes more difficult. 18 Hastings Women’s L.J. 117-134 (2007). Dermody, John. Note. Beyond Good Intentions: can hybrid tribunals work after… Continue reading