“Course Outlines: What I Did or Didn’t Do During Fall Break?”

“Have you done your outline for ____?”  This ubiquitous question repeatedly confronts all law students from fall break onward to the end of the semester. Outlines are one of the urban … Continue reading

October 18, 2015 · Leave a comment

New Arrivals in the Legal Practice Collection!

The next installment of the Legal Practice Collection books has arrived! These materials have been specifically selected for new legal professionals to use to develop their legal skills as well as … Continue reading

October 12, 2015 · Leave a comment

New Books in the Library – September 2015

An American Dilemma: International Law, Capital Punishment, and Federalism Atwell, Mary Welek KF9227.C2 A98 2015 An American Dilemma examines the issue of capital punishment in the United States as it … Continue reading

September 29, 2015 · Leave a comment

What’s With the Blue Gloves in the Law Library?

The question “what’s with the blue gloves?” has come up quite a few times since the students have returned for the fall semester. The short answer is “we are working … Continue reading

September 10, 2015 · Leave a comment

New Books in the Library – August 2015

American Law from a Catholic Perspective: Through a Clearer Lens KF358 .A44 2015 American Law from a Catholic Perspective is essential reading for all Catholic lawyers, judges, and law students, … Continue reading

August 31, 2015 · Leave a comment

Decoding Course Reserves and Professor Recommendations

Your professor tells you to read the material he put on “Reserve” for your course or that he has some recommended materials in the law library. What does that mean? … Continue reading

August 27, 2015 · Leave a comment

How Thurgood Used The Law to Change Our World

Who was known as “Mr. Civil Rights” during the Civil Rights Movement of the 1950s and 60s? My list would include some of the following men: Dr. Martin Luther King … Continue reading

July 31, 2015 · Leave a comment

Found in the Stacks: The Little Book of BBQ Law

“The Little Book of BBQ Law” by Cecil Kuhne III KF1250 .K84 2013 “Everyone has their favorite barbecue joint. However you spell it, this delicious fare is clearly an American … Continue reading

July 23, 2015 · Leave a comment

New Books in the Library – July 2015

The Bill of Rights: The Fight to Secure America’s Liberties Berkin, Carol KF4749 .B45 2015 The real story of how the Bill of Rights came to be: a concise, vivid … Continue reading

July 16, 2015 · Leave a comment

U.S. Department of State Releases Country Reports on Human Rights Practices for 2014

The U.S. Department of State Country Reports on Human Rights Practices for 2014 are now available.  The introduction to the reports notes certain trends: the brutality and atrocities committed by non-state … Continue reading

July 15, 2015 · Leave a comment

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