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REVISED – Law Library Reopens Monday, August 24

Welcome, 1Ls, and Transfer Students! Welcome back 2Ls and 3Ls! With the move to remote instruction until at least September 8, the hours for the law library hours have changed due to changes in the building hours. Law Library Hours … Continue reading

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Congrats to our Procertas Winners and Keep on Learning Legal Tech!

Congratulations to our Procertas Word Brief Raffle winners: Ricardo Santiago Juan Elizabeth Camilo Destiny Collins Mariana Purpura Emily Dybas Elizabeth Cannon  Samantha McHugh If you didn’t get a chance to try out Procertas yet, you can still work on learning … Continue reading

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ABA TECHSHOW 2019 – February 28-March 2

Are you looking for a quick way to get up to speed on the latest legal technology?  ABA hosts an annual Techshow in Chicago that provides one of the best opportunities for students to engage with emerging legal technologies hands on.  The … Continue reading

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How can HeinOnline help me with my legal research?

HeinOnline is a database that contains searchable, full-text PDFs of over 2,500 legal journal titles, the Congressional Record, state historical statutes, Restatements, and many other legal research resources. Here is a link to HeinOnline. You can also access it by … Continue reading

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Inspiration for Your Oral Arguments

As the 1Ls deliver their oral arguments this weekend as part of the Charles-Evans Hughes Moot Court Competition, they may draw inspiration from the words of attorney Clarence Darrow, arguably one of the greatest orators of the 20th Century. 94 … Continue reading

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From Radio Shack to the U.S. Supreme Court

This Wednesday, November 29, 2017, the Supreme Court of the United States will hear oral arguments in a case that, as an article in the Nov. 27, 2017, New York Times describes it, “could spur a new era in digital privacy.” While … Continue reading

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A Toast to George Boole

Today, November 2, 2017, marks the 202nd birthday of British mathematician George Boole. While you may not have heard this name before, advanced searching in legal research databases arguably owes its origins to Professor Boole. Search techniques that involve AND, … Continue reading

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Time for some spooky legal research…

While every 1L in the country is busy unraveling the intricacies of Palsgraf, I thought I would take a moment here at the beginning of October, the spookiest of all months, to highlight just one of the many curiosities in … Continue reading

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1L’s! Join the pizza and beer tradition

Four years ago, the library started something that became a tradition.  We ordered a few pizzas, picked up some beer, and opened the 10th floor event space to our 1L’s.  We had an amazing turn out and a great time. … Continue reading

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Summer reading…had me a blast…

Ready to read for fun?  Well, then your first stop should be our Law and Popular Culture collection.  We have all of the ABA’s top law novels, a bunch of John Grisham titles, and other titles.  We also have DVD’s, … Continue reading

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