If you missed our recent classes on the research skills you need to get you started researching like a lawyer, check out the powerpoint and handouts on out Student Resources page. You’ll find advice and helpful hints on how to make the transition from law school to practice. And be sure to call the library… Continue reading
Looking for the perfect book to read this summer while you take a break from case law and statutes? Check out NPR’s 2009 summer reading recommendations. NPR’s book critics have compiled a list of summer reads that includes the “best mystery, crime novels,” the “five best novels of summer,” and the “best fiction for every… Continue reading
The California Supreme Court has issued an opinion in three cases challenging the constitutionality of Proposition 8. The full text of the opinion is available here.
The U.S. Department of State has just released the 2009 edition of Treaties in Force. It lists all bilateral and mulitlateral treaties to which the United States is a party that were in force as of January 2009. Section 1 lists bilateral treaties and other agreements, organized by country. Section 2 lists multilateral treaties and… Continue reading
Have a job? Need to brush up on your legal research skills? Hastings Law Library is offering a Crash Course on Legal Research Skills focused on the practice skills you need to get you started on your first assignments. Handy tips, expert advice, and useful handouts. 1Ls, 2Ls and recent graduates welcome! Tuesday, May 26th:… Continue reading
Check out the Library’s video collection! Titles include popular favorites such as HBO’s The Wire, Legally Blonde, Intolerable Cruelty, Mystic River, Crash, and many more. Ask at the Circulation Desk for a complete list of titles or search by title in the online catalog. Students, faculty, and staff may borrow DVDs and VHS tapes for… Continue reading
The Frederick K. Cox International Law Center at Case Western Reserve Law School has developed a terrific new War Crimes Research Portal. The portal has four features: First, it contains over a thousand links to websites related to international humanitarian law, arranged alphabetically by subject area and including a summary of the content of each… Continue reading
Want to keep up to date on Congressional activity? The Daily Digest (the part of the Congressional Record that summarizes each day’s activities in both chambers) is now available as the first RSS feed from THOMAS. The Daily Digest feed from THOMAS is one of five RSS feeds available from the Law Library of Congress.… Continue reading