How would you like to study Environmental Law in Costa Rica, International Negotiations in Norway, or Human Rights and Sustainable Development in South Africa? There are many opportunities for studying abroad; it’s an experience that will broaded your horizons as well as your job prospects. If you are a student enrolled in an ABA-approved law… Continue reading
On Wednesday, February 14th, there will be Judicial Clerkship Panel in the federal district courtroom of Judge William Alsup, just a block and a half from here at 450 Golden Gate, at 3:45 pm. The panel will feature a former U.S. Supreme Court clerk, a former 9th Circuit Court of Appeals clerk, former U.S. District… Continue reading
Recently someone was wondering which country had more Buddhists: Singapore, South Korea, or Sri Lanka. A new favorite website makes this easy to find out — check out NationMaster. This massive central data source is a handy way to graphically compare nations with its vast compilation of data from such sources as the CIA World… Continue reading
This is the view from the 5th floor looking slightly down through the atrium to the back of the Circulation Desk area.
Thurgood Marshall Law Library: Historical Publications of the United States Commission on Civil Rights Since 2001, staff members at the Thurgood Marshall Law Library at the University of Maryland have worked to create an electronic archive of United States Commission on Civil Rights publications. They have worked with a number of partners on this ambitious… Continue reading
Benton, Jeffrey M. Note. The Fifth Circuit Loses its Way in an Attempt to Maneuver Through the Fog of Seaman Status. (Becker v. Tidewater, Inc., 335 F.3d 376, 5th Cir. 2003.) 41 Hous. L. Rev. 1017-1051 (2004).
A congressional committee may request a special study in a specific subject area relating to proposed legislation; these are called committee prints. Committee prints often provide valuable information such as statistical analyses or historical background research. Here’s more info from the Government Printing Office: “Congressional committee prints are publications issued by congressional committees on topics… Continue reading
Hastings has acquired a license for Corel WordPerfect X3 (PC version only) that allows students to install the program on their own computer at no charge. To get a copy, bring a blank CD to the Computer Lab and follow the posted instructions to burn your CD.