Monthly Archives: April 2007

Library Information

Published on: Author: Teresa L

If you’re a regular reader of the Bloggy Notion, you are well aware of all the photos and news about the ongoing library renovation. Well, the time has finally come and we are very excited to begin moving back to our newly renovated home in 200 McAllister. There will be lots of changes between May… Continue reading

Biographical Info about Judges

Published on: Author: Teresa L

Today’s panel, NUTS & BOLTS OF JUDICIAL CLERKSHIP INTERVIEWS (Wednesday, April 25, 12:40-1:30 pm in Rm. F) features tips on clerkship interviews and the overall clerkship application process, but how do you find out about the judges themselves? Two great resources are the Almanac of the Federal Judiciary and the Daily Journal’s Judicial Profiles. The… Continue reading

The Books: They Are A-Movin’

Published on: Author: Teresa L

For the entire time the Library has been in temporary quarters, work within the Technical Services Department of the Library has continued. This means that new books, journals, microfiche and reporter volumes have been selected, ordered, received and catalogued. Since we didn’t have much extra space in the First Floor Library and since there also… Continue reading

The Governor’s Chaptered Bill File

Published on: Author: Teresa L

If you are doing California legislative history research, you’ll want to check the Governor’s Chaptered Bill File. When the governor signs a bill into law, the bill is filed with the Secretary of State and chronologically “chaptered.” For each bill that is chaptered, a file is created containing the documents the governor’s office received regarding… Continue reading

Library News

Published on: Author: Teresa L

The shelving for books in the renovated library is currently being installed. In order to do this, they have to bolt the frame and brace through the carpeting to the concrete below. Once those are in, the book shelves get attached to the uprights. So far, uprights are installed on half of the 6th floor.… Continue reading

C-SPAN

Published on: Author: Teresa L

C-SPAN is a private, non-profit company, created in 1979 by the cable television industry as a public service. Their mission is to “provide public access to the political process. C-SPAN receives no government funding; operations are funded by fees paid by cable and satellite affiliates who carry C-SPAN programming.” So even though it’s not strictly… Continue reading

Health Law and Policy – CRS Reports

Published on: Author: Teresa L

The Thurgood Marshall Law Library has created an online collection of Congressional Research Service Reports in the subject areas of Health Law & Policy and Homeland Security/Terrorism. The Congressional Research Service (CRS) works exclusively for members and committees of the United States Congress. An arm of the Library of Congress, the agency is renowned for… Continue reading