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Remembering Nancy Johnson

December 16, 2014 by


The College of Law and the profession of law librarianship was hit by a tremendous loss this week. Nancy Johnson, who retired as Associate Dean for Library and Information Services and Professor of Law in 2012, passed away on December 13, 2014. She began working at the GSU Law Library in 1982 and was an […]

Legal Writing Resources

December 8, 2014 by


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 by


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 […]

Thanksgiving Week Hours

November 20, 2014 by


The library will have shortened hours during the week of Thanksgiving break. They will be: Monday & Tuesday, Nov. 24 & 25 – 8 a.m. to 9 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 26 – 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. Thursday – Saturday, Nov. 27 – 29 – Closed Sunday, Nov. 30 – 10 a.m. to 11 p.m. […]

True Privacy? Touch ID & Biometric Fingerprint Readers

November 17, 2014 by


By Darius Wood Biometric Fingerprint readers like those found on the new iPhone 6 and Samsung Galaxy S5 have become major selling point in terms of protecting privacy, but they may be providing a false sense of security. It has already been show that these fingerprint readers are imperfect and are capable of being hacked. […]

Pleasure Reading?

November 13, 2014 by


by Meghan Starr If you’re thinking about what to do over the break, have you considered reading? No, seriously.  Think about finding and reading a book FOR FUN! In this month’s ABA Journal, Bryan A. Garner talks about a common problem for lawyers (and law students) – losing the ability to enjoy a good book.  […]

Bar Prep Notary Public – UPDATED

November 10, 2014 by


Attention 3Ls! The Georgia Office of Bar Admissions no longer requires your paperwork to be notarized — so rather than offer you free notaries as we’d originally planned, we’ll be offering free coffee instead. Stop by the Conference Room during the following times for a free jolt of caffeine. Where: Library Conference Room (Room 101) […]


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