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Legal Writing Resources

December 8, 2014


In addition to exams, the end of a law school semester also signals the time when research projects and papers are due. The best legal writers are clear, thorough, and concise. The following are a list of resources that will help you become a more effective legal writer. Blogs & Articles Bryan Garner on Words (ABA […]

Executive Orders

November 25, 2014


Interest in executive orders has risen over the past few weeks in light of President Obama’s move to use an executive order to grant around 5 million undocumented immigrants relief from deportation (CNN). Black’s Law Dictionary defines an executive order as “An order issued by or on behalf of the President, intended to direct or […]

Booking A Study Room

October 27, 2014


Study space will be in high demand as we get closer to the exam season. The study rooms located in the Law Library are some of the best places prepare for exams if you prefer group study. The study rooms come in several sizes, include whiteboards, and have hardware for you to hook your laptop […]

Legal Encyclopedias

October 24, 2014


By this time in the semester, if you have heard it once you have heard it a thousand times, start your research with a secondary source. Easier said than done, right? With a library full of treatises and law review articles, it can be hard to nail down which source is the best source to […]

The Supreme Court Is Back

October 8, 2014


It’s October, which means the Supreme Court of the United States is back in business. The Court started hearing oral arguments on  Monday, October 6th. The following are a few helpful resources for those interested in keeping up with the latest term of the Court. Supreme Court of the United States website: Your first place to […]

Meet Austin Martin Williams

September 26, 2014


This is the fourth installment of our Meet a Librarian series. In the first three installments you met Deborah Schander, Pam Brannon, and Terrance Manion. In honor of my birthday today, I thought I would interview myself for the series.   Austin (AQ): What is your name and what do you do? Austin (AA): Austin Martin […]

Need Help? We Can Help!

August 26, 2014


Whether you have been spinning your wheels for hours on a Legal Bibliography assignment, unable to get started on a research paper, or are having trouble tracking down a source for your law review article, we can help. The reference librarians are here to help you with all of your research needs. You are asking yourself […]


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