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Federal Courts App

April 4, 2014

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By Meghan Starr KosInteractive has just released a new app for $2.99 that allows users to access “the full text of all of the federal rules of procedure and the local rules for every federal court in the country – including district, bankruptcy, and appellate courts,” as well as a login portal to PACER. I […]

Prepping for Finals

April 2, 2014

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by Ryan Browne Spring is fast approaching.  The Masters is right around the corner.  The entire city of Atlanta will turn yellow soon.  We can finally put away the winter coats and jackets and bring out the flip flops and shorts.  And best of all, it means that finals are almost here. Okay, so maybe […]

Atlanta in the Spring

March 31, 2014

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by Mark Stuckey ​Alright, alright, spring break is officially over, and now we are on the all-too-familiar greased slope, slipping ever closer to the dreaded “F” word. Final Exams are only five and half short weeks away, but there is still time to have a (semi) normal life when you’re taking a break from cramming. […]

ABA Visit

February 28, 2014

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by Nirvi Shah Over 130 years after its inception, the American Bar Association is still the prestigious community that serves its members, profession, and the public by “defending liberty and delivering justice as the national representative of the legal profession.”  The ABA’s goals include improving the legal profession by promoting the highest quality of legal […]

Is It Spring Break Yet?

February 24, 2014

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by Ryan Browne If the two snowstorms to hit Atlanta in the past month have made us realize anything, it is that spring break needs to get here as soon as possible. Luckily for us, spring break is right around the corner. Just three short weeks and all you will have to worry about is […]

Laws Governing Homebrewing

January 21, 2014

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by Mark Stuckey Friday, January 17th marked the anniversary of the implementation of perhaps one of the most sobering amendments to our nation’s constitution. I am talking, of course, about the Eighteenth amendment which prescribed, “the manufacture, sale, or transportation of intoxicating liquors within, the importation thereof into, or the exportation thereof (United States) … […]

Using Films to Study

November 26, 2013

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By Meghan Starr With exams closing in, the stress levels are rising.  When you feel like you just can’t outline any more, but feel too guilty to watch your favorite show or pick up that romance novel, try watching one of the movies or TV series from our Law Leisure collection.  If you’ve had Professor […]

Swimming in the Dark is Scary

November 20, 2013

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by Nirvi Shah You’ve probably heard by now that “nothing is as terrifying as 1L first semester exams” or “you’ll never go through this feeling again.”  And for the most part, it is true.  It feels like you’re swimming in the dark and whatever flotation devices and tips that are given to you don’t exactly […]

Make The Most of Your Journey Home

November 5, 2013

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By Mark Stuckey If you’re like me, and have quite a trek home after an arduous day at College of Law, you might just want to plug in your head phones and space out to some Devo, or whatever the kids are listening to these days, but you shouldn’t, because there are better ways to […]

Legal Bibliography Exam Tips

November 4, 2013

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by Joshua Kahn A lot of the legal bibliography exam boils down to memorization and, frankly, memorization is boring.  For many people, memorization means reading a list over and over again, or, for the more industrious among us, flash cards.  Neither really works all that well. Personally, if I had to do it over again, […]

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