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NEW! Online West’s Study Aids

Published on: Author: Teresa L

The Law Library is excited to announce that you now have full access to West’s Online Study Aids.  These include the Acing Series, Black Letter Outlines, Career Guides, Concise Hornbooks, the Exam Pro Series, Flash Cards, Gilbert Law Summaries, High Court Case Summaries, Hornbooks, Law Stories, Legalines, Nutshells, the Short & Happy Guides, the Sum… Continue reading

Research & Writing Advice: Law Review Notes & Seminar Papers

Published on: Author: Teresa L

Here are two books that might be helpful when you start writing your law review note or seminar paper: Scholarly Writing for Law Students: Seminar Papers, Law Review Notes, and Law Review Competition Papers, by Elizabeth Fajans and Mary R. Falk (4th ed. 2011) Academic Legal Writing: Law Review Articles, Student Notes, Seminar Papers, and Getting on… Continue reading

Jump start your exam review period with Study Aids

Published on: Author: Teresa L

Study aids are an excellent tool to review legal subjects, and may include outlines, practice questions, charts and other useful review tools.  As the final exams approach, you may want to check out our Study Aids Guide . The guide lists study aids available at the UC Hastings library by legal topic. Many study aids… Continue reading

Deering’s California Codes Collection

Published on: Author: Teresa L

The San Francisco office of Pillsbury Winthrop has recently donated to the Hastings Law Library its collection of Deering’s California Codes.  Dating back to 1866 when the Bancroft-Whitney Company of San Francisco began publishing the codes in 1866, this collection includes not only the bound volumes, but all of the supplements and pocket parts.  These… Continue reading

Space, Hippies and Harry Potter

Published on: Author: Teresa L

Lewis, Eric. The Space of Law and the Law of Space. 19 Int’l J. Semiotics L. 293-309 (2006). Williamson, Erica. Note. Moving Past Hippies and Harassment: a historical approach to sex, appearance, and the workplace. 56 Duke L.J. 681-720 (2006). Cromer, Julie D. Harry Potter and the Three-Second Crime: are we vanishing the de minimis… Continue reading

Tattoos and Blind Justice

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Bobby G. Frederick, Note. Tattoos and the First Amendment Art Should Be Protected as Art: the South Carolina Supreme Court Upholds the State’s Ban On Tattooing. (White v. South Carolina, 537 U.S. 825, 2002, No. 01-1859) 55 S.C. L. Rev. 231-251 (2003). Pager, Chet K.W., M.D. Blind Justice, Colored Truths and the Veil of Ignorance,… Continue reading

Fog of Seaman

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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).