Category Archives: Buried Treasures

Treatises on Lexis

Often one of the best places to start legal research is with a legal treatise.  This is especially true for law students who have less experience in the law and need to get a good overview of the area of … Continue reading

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Summer Research Access

One of the questions we often get from students is whether they can access resources like Westlaw and Lexis during their jobs and externships over the summer.  The answer depends on the restrictions set by each vendor. Westlaw – Westlaw … Continue reading

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Finals Help

We do our best to help our students out during finals time.  Here are some resources and services we hope will make this time a little less stressful. Sample Exams – The Law Library has a number of sample exams … Continue reading

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Rex Lee and Oyez

Attendees of the Rex E. Lee Moot Court Competition Finals were encouraged  to listen to the Supreme Court oral arguments of great Supreme Court advocates like Rex Lee, Paul Clement, and Seth Waxman to help develop their advocacy skills.  Supreme … Continue reading

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Foreign and Int’l Law Research

While most legal research classes naturally focus on researching the law of the United States, there is a large body of foreign and international law research that most students aren’t exposed to.  Foreign and international law research can be quite … Continue reading

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Tax Research

Researching tax law can be tough.  We’re lucky enough here to have a law librarian, Dennis Sears, who is a tax research expert.  To help tax law researchers, Prof. Sears has created and maintains a Taxation Law Subject Guide that … Continue reading

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Flash Cards

While it’s hard to believe, November is here (and has been for almost a week!).  Unfortunately, November in law school means finals are around the corner.  Here in the Law Library we do all we can to help you get … Continue reading

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Congress and the Courts

The Law Library recently added a new HeinOnline library – Congress and the Courts.  This library provides access to legislative materials dealing with the composition and structure of Article III courts.  If you’re doing any kind of research regarding federal … Continue reading

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Library Catalog Enhancements

The Law Library catalog is the place to go to find books (both print and electronic) in our collection.  Recently a few more features were added to the catalog to make it more useful to you. The Library catalog can … Continue reading

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Judge Griffith, YouTube & Jimmer

D.C. Circuit Court Judge Tom Griffith (who is also an adjunct professor here at the law school) recently authored an opinion in which he cited a YouTube video of Jimmer Fredette “destroy[ing]” Gonzaga in last year’s NCAA tournament.  Using the … Continue reading

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