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Law Library Survey

April 8, 2014

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It’s that time of the year again. The sun is starting to shine, college basketball is over, and the annual Law Library Spring Survey has just been posted. While it might not seem like the most fun activity ever, taking time to fill out the survey will be very beneficial to you and your classmates. […]

Meet Deborah Schander

March 4, 2014

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This marks the third of a series of in-depth, exclusive interviews I am doing with the librarians and staff here at Georgia State University College of Law Library. I hope you enjoy! Austin: What is your name and what do you do? Deborah: Deborah Schander, Reference/Student Services Librarian. A: How long have you been at Georgia State […]

2014 Georgia General Assembly

February 21, 2014

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 We are in the heart of the 2014 Session of the Georgia General Assembly. Beginning the second Monday in January, the assembly will meet for a Georgia Constitution required 40 days. Depending on the number of adjournments, the session usually ends between late March and early May. Those interested with keeping up with General Assembly […]

Meet Pam Brannon

February 19, 2014

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This marks the second of a series of in-depth, exclusive interviews I am doing with the librarians and staff here at Georgia State University College of Law Library. I hope you enjoy! Austin: What is your name and what do you do? Pam: Pam Brannon, Faculty Services Librarian A: How long have you been at Georgia State University […]

Lawyer Commercials

February 4, 2014

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This past Sunday was the NFL Super Bowl XLVIII. The game pitted the AFC Champion Denver Broncos against the NFC Champion Seattle Seahawks. The Seahawks prevailed in the game, winning 43-8. While the action during the game captivated many sports fans, it was the action between the snaps that keeps the attention of the casual/non […]

Librarian of Congress

January 31, 2014

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By Nirvi Shah On January 29, 1802 John Beckley was appointed as the first Librarian of Congress.  The Librarian’s first power was that he would be solely responsible to make the institution’s rules and regulations and appoint its staff.  One of the more recent developments in the Librarian’s role is that he is granted the […]

When Sports Collide with the Law

January 24, 2014

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As a law student and an attorney, the last thing you might want to hear is legal issues intersecting with sports. For many of you, sports is a way to escape the word of contracts law or an upcoming case for a couple of hours. While watching or playing sports can be a great way […]

Bookholders

December 9, 2013

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How many times have you gone home at night with a sore neck because you have been looking down at a casebook or outline all day? Or maybe your wrists are hurting because you tried to hold your book up to read before class. Law students already have enough to deal with on a daily […]

Meet Terrance Manion

November 14, 2013

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This marks the first of a series of in-depth, exclusive interviews I am doing with the librarians and staff here at Georgia State University College of Law Library. I hope you enjoy! Austin: What is your name and what do you do? Terrance: Terrance Manion, Director of Information Technology and Librarian A: How long have you […]

Scary Books

October 30, 2013

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In conjunction with the season, and inspired by the LibGuide created by The University of Iowa College of Law Library, here are a couple of books that we have at the Law Library that will get you in the mood to celebrate Halloween. Halloween law:  a spirited look at the law school curriculum, by Victoria […]

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