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Ace the Interview and Get a Job

July 24, 2014 by

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With the big Career Fair coming up next week (Tuesday, July 29), I know many of you have interviews. Are you starting to get a little nervous but doing your best to ignore the jitters? Honestly, the best approach to the process is to not ignore the butterflies but control them. How do you do […]

Bar Exam Logistics

July 22, 2014 by

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With the Georgia Bar Exam quickly approaching, here are a couple of logistical questions you need to decide before the first day of exams: 1. Know the exam date. 2. Know the exam schedule. 3. Decide on where you will stay. Family, Friends, Hotel, etc. Try to stay somewhere close by and stress free. 4. How […]

Library Hours for Remainder of Summer

July 18, 2014 by

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The library’s hours will be affected by several law school events over the next few weeks. Below are the hours when we’ll be open until the start of Fall semester. Exams (July 18-28) Library Hours Reference Hours Public Hours Monday – Thursday 7 a.m. – 11 p.m. 8:30 a.m. – 7:30 p.m. Closed Friday 7 a.m. […]

Law-Themed Vacation Ideas: Mixing Business with Pleasure

July 15, 2014 by

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By Ryan Kerr Here at GSU College of Law, students are getting ready for a break before Fall Semester begins.  Some of us are lucky enough to get away and visit family or even take trip that has no purpose other than to relax.  For those burned-out law students and lawyers out there, taking a […]

Survival Guide: College of Law Library

July 10, 2014 by

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By Darius Wood Behind the trepid 80’s décor lies a modern two-floor library that holds a variety of legal, professional, and general resources.  On reserve you can find everything from headphones to course textbooks for every course currently taught. A few key items are: Earplugs Projector Kits The Bluebook Dry Erase Markers Flash Cards (Torts, […]

Microsoft Office for your phone

July 7, 2014 by

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You just thought of the perfect opening sentence for your environmental law paper, but your at the gym – miles away from a computer. Or you want to review your professor’s PowerPoint presentation from last class, but you forgot to print them out prior to boarding the train. Law students are constantly on the go, shuffling class […]

Finals? Again?!: Study Aids for You

June 26, 2014 by

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Finals are just around the corner, and the Law Library has a few things that might help you with your studies. As you may remember, we have Law in the Flash Cards, Audio Lectures, and a number of books like Examples & Explanations (E&Es), Questions & Answers, Nutshells, and others. All are available for check-out. […]

10 “1L” GSU Law Library Resources

June 23, 2014 by

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by: Darlene Childers For newly admitted law students, the summer before classes begin can be overwhelming with questions regarding books, schedules, professors, etc… So, if you are looking for a few introductory resources to answer “What should I expect my 1L year?”, the GSU Law Library is a great place to start: One L 1L […]

A Landmark Day for Civil Rights

June 19, 2014 by

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On June 19, 1865, Maj. Gen. Gordon Granger stood on the balcony of a house in Galveston, Texas, and read out the text of General Order No. 3, informing the people of Texas of the effects of the Emancipation Proclamation. Annual celebration of Juneteenth (a portmanteau of “June” and “nineteenth”) began the next year; although celebration of […]

Avoiding Jury Duty Has Costs

June 17, 2014 by

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When Tina Keller asked her boyfriend to complete and return her jury summons form, she didn’t expect his responses would lead to a citation for contempt.  But when he submitted the form, filled with “intentionally disrespectful” responses, they both found themselves in court answering to a judge.  While most people probably wouldn’t answer their call for jury duty with […]

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