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Informed Consent Pediatrics, Jamie Davis Aug 2019

Informed Consent Pediatrics, Jamie Davis

Training Materials

Learning about the components of the Informed Consent process in the Pediatric Clinical Trial setting


Non-English Materials For The English Speaker : European Languages, Erin Gow Jun 2019

Non-English Materials For The English Speaker : European Languages, Erin Gow

Faculty Scholarship

So many legal materials are in languages other than English worldwide, that it is inevitable that most of us will need to find or access one of these documents at some point. Foreign, comparative, and international law (FCIL) librarians often work with materials in languages in which they are not fluent, and can provide useful ideas and insight for the non-FCIL specialist faced with this type of research. This portion of a 2019 AALL webinar titled "Non-English Materials for the English Speaker" focuses on European languages, and provides practical guidance in finding English translations of European laws, tips and techniques ...


Promoting Discipline Specific Literacy For Law & Paralegal Studies Students: Libguides As Transitional & Professional Tools, Marissa Moran, Kimberly Abrams May 2019

Promoting Discipline Specific Literacy For Law & Paralegal Studies Students: Libguides As Transitional & Professional Tools, Marissa Moran, Kimberly Abrams

Publications and Research

Developing LibGuides for Law and Paralegal Studies students at New York City College of Technology arose from the following question: how do we change the way legal studies students think of the Library as a resource to better assist them in their transition to college level-research and a future career as a paralegal. At the heart of this question is the importance of discipline-specific information literacy at the college and professional levels. Many students have difficulty with locating relevant information to complete course assignments partly because library resources are both fragmented and cohesive. Thus, while part of the transition to ...


British Government Information Resources, Bert Chapman Apr 2019

British Government Information Resources, Bert Chapman

Libraries Faculty and Staff Creative Materials

Provides an overview of British Government information resources. Contents include basic British economic and political background and information from British Government websites including the Department of Environment, Food, and Rural Affairs (DEFRA), Brexit related material produced by British government agencies such as the Department for Exiting the European Union,, the Ministry of Defence, the National Museum of the Royal Navy, the Home Office Visas and Immigration Section, the Office of National Statistics, Her Majesty's Treasury, the British Parliament including parliamentary committees and research agencies, the website of Member of Parliament (MP) Jacob Rees-Mogg (Conservative-North East Somerset), a webcast of ...


Intersection Of Law, Science, Technology, & The Humanities, Marissa J. Moran, Yu-Wen Chen, Sarah A. Standing Apr 2019

Intersection Of Law, Science, Technology, & The Humanities, Marissa J. Moran, Yu-Wen Chen, Sarah A. Standing

Publications and Research

The challenge of how best to incorporate the wealth of educational/research material currently available through technologies and drawn from the social, cultural, economic, political and legal aspects of our society today has brought together professors from three distinct disciplines and schools at New York City College of Technology, CUNY to research, design, and create innovative new courses and to continually revise content and methodology in existing courses. This dynamic and interdisciplinary approach to learning allows our undergraduate students opportunities to research and apply their knowledge to existing societal issues, in “real-time” to analyze, discuss, and suggest ways to improve ...


Enhancing Your Intelligence Agency Information Resource Iq: Pt. 4: National Geospatial Intelligence Agency (Ngia), National Intelligence University (Niu), And National Reconnaissance Office (Nro), Bert Chapman Nov 2018

Enhancing Your Intelligence Agency Information Resource Iq: Pt. 4: National Geospatial Intelligence Agency (Ngia), National Intelligence University (Niu), And National Reconnaissance Office (Nro), Bert Chapman

Libraries Faculty and Staff Presentations

Webinar presentation on publicly accessible information resources produced by the U.S. National Geospatial Intelligence Agency (NGIA), National Intelligence University (NIU), and National Reconnaissance Office. Places significant emphasis on missions of these agencies, their historical accomplishments, coverage of their educational activity, and information on the technologies they have used and are currently using to fulfill their institutional objectives.


U.S. Government Aviation Safety Information Resources, Bert Chapman Jul 2018

U.S. Government Aviation Safety Information Resources, Bert Chapman

Libraries Faculty and Staff Presentations

Presentation covering U.S. Government aviation safety information resources. Topics addressed include U.S. laws,legislation, regulations, court cases, information resources from agencies such as the Federal Aviation Administration, Transportation Security Administration, National Aeronautics and Space Administration, congressional aviation oversight committees and congressional support agencies including the Congressional Budget Office, Congressional Research Service, and Government Accountability Office.


Geopolitics Of Rare Earth Elements, Bert Chapman Oct 2017

Geopolitics Of Rare Earth Elements, Bert Chapman

Libraries Faculty and Staff Presentations

Rare earth elements (REE) contain unique chemical physical properties such as lanthamum, are found in small concentrations, need extensive precise properties to separate, and are critical components of modern technologies such as laser guidance systems, personal electronics such as IPhones, satellites, and military weapons systems as varied as Virginia-class fast attack submarines, DDG-51 Aegis destroyers, the F-35 Joint Strike Fighter, and precision guided munitions. The U.S. has some rare earth resources, but is heavily dependent on access to them from countries as varied as Afghanistan, Bolivia, and China. Losing access to these resources would have significant adverse economic, military ...


How Laws Are Made: The Courts, Sharon Bradley Oct 2017

How Laws Are Made: The Courts, Sharon Bradley

Presentations

Law, as defined in Black’s Law Dictionary, is “a body of rules of action or conduct prescribed by controlling authority and having binding legal force.” Our laws come from our three branches of Government: legislative, executive, and judicial. These webinars will focus on the law-making activities of each branch, the documents that are created during the process, and how they are used by lawyers and legal researchers.

Courts interpret statutes, determine constitutionality, and create law as part of our common law system.


How Laws Are Made: The Administrative Agencies, Sharon Bradley Oct 2017

How Laws Are Made: The Administrative Agencies, Sharon Bradley

Presentations

Law, as defined in Black’s Law Dictionary, is “a body of rules of action or conduct prescribed by controlling authority and having binding legal force.” Our laws come from our three branches of Government: legislative, executive, and judicial. These webinars will focus on the law-making activities of each branch, the documents that are created during the process, and how they are used by lawyers and legal researchers.

Administrative agencies are part of the executive branch of Government headed by the President. They make laws through the rule-making process, but they also enforce the rules and have quasi-judicial power.


How Laws Are Made: The Legislature, Sharon Bradley Oct 2017

How Laws Are Made: The Legislature, Sharon Bradley

Presentations

Law, as defined in Black’s Law Dictionary, is “a body of rules of action or conduct prescribed by controlling authority and having binding legal force.” Our laws come from our three branches of Government: legislative, executive, and judicial. These webinars will focus on the law-making activities of each branch, the documents that are created during the process, and how they are used by lawyers and legal researchers


Strategies For Teaching Copyright & Fair Use In Academic Libraries, Emily Jonhson Aug 2017

Strategies For Teaching Copyright & Fair Use In Academic Libraries, Emily Jonhson

Library Instruction

This document presents five strategies that librarians can use to teach copyright and fair use at an academic library. It is especially helpful for those with little or no experience in teaching these subjects.


The Open Access Advantage For American Law Reviews, Carol Watson, James M. Donovan, Caroline Osborne May 2015

The Open Access Advantage For American Law Reviews, Carol Watson, James M. Donovan, Caroline Osborne

Presentations

Open access within legal academia provides a case study for the effective use of digital formats to promote scholarship. The presenters review the background historical developments in this field, and consider the benefits and rationales for providing open access to legal scholarship, including the special faculty concerns arising from SSRN and its relationship to the institutional repository. Results from the presenters’ recent empirical study of the citation advantage for open access scholarship in American law reviews will be discussed and placed in broader context of the benefits of open access scholarship.


Globalization And The Transformation Of Legal Practice: Implications For Jd Legal Education, Theresa Kaiser Oct 2014

Globalization And The Transformation Of Legal Practice: Implications For Jd Legal Education, Theresa Kaiser

Global Presentations

This presentation to the WCL faculty is focused on changes that have taken and are taking place in the business world and the practice of law. It addresses the profile of the US population and of WCL students.


Digital Commons And Ssrn: Turning Perceived Conflict Into Real Synergy, James M. Donovan, Carol A. Watson Apr 2014

Digital Commons And Ssrn: Turning Perceived Conflict Into Real Synergy, James M. Donovan, Carol A. Watson

Presentations

Covers the history of SSRN and the development of institutional repositories, how to positively address faculty concerns about losing SSRN download statistics, statistical analysis of downloads on each platform and research behavior, and an overview of the strengths and advantages of each platform.


Deep Dive: Greenhouse Implications Of Energy Policies Of International Financial Institutions, David A. Wirth Feb 2014

Deep Dive: Greenhouse Implications Of Energy Policies Of International Financial Institutions, David A. Wirth

Boston College Law School Lectures and Presentations

No abstract provided.


Using The Bluebook, Clare Gaynor Willis Feb 2014

Using The Bluebook, Clare Gaynor Willis

Presentations

Presentation for Chicago Association of Law Libraries, 2013


Case Law Research Using Westlaw Campus, Robert Berry Jul 2013

Case Law Research Using Westlaw Campus, Robert Berry

Library Publications

Presentation by Robert Berry on the basics of Case law research.


Patent Searching Using The Uspto Public Website, Amy Jansen, Robert Berry Jul 2013

Patent Searching Using The Uspto Public Website, Amy Jansen, Robert Berry

Library Publications

Presentations which guides the layman through the basics of using the USPTO website, including the 7 steps of a preliminary patent search.

The United States Patent and Trademark Office website: http://www.uspto.gov/


What To Do When You Find A Case, Clare Gaynor Willis May 2013

What To Do When You Find A Case, Clare Gaynor Willis

Presentations

Class presentation for 1L students.


Fully Developed Suburbs Presentation, Myron Orfield Jan 2013

Fully Developed Suburbs Presentation, Myron Orfield

Presentations

PowerPoint Presentation


Searching Uspto Trademark Records, Amy Jansen, Robert Berry Jan 2013

Searching Uspto Trademark Records, Amy Jansen, Robert Berry

Library Publications

Presentation by Amy Jansen and Robert Berry of the Sacred Heart University Library outlining the advantages of federal registration of trademarks and service marks and the steps involved. Includes legal background and examples.


Supreme Court Update: 2012-2013 Term (Civil Cases In Constitutional Law), Wilson Huhn Jan 2013

Supreme Court Update: 2012-2013 Term (Civil Cases In Constitutional Law), Wilson Huhn

Akron Law Publications

During 2012-2013 the Supreme Court handed down several significant constitutional law, including United States v. Windsor (striking down Section 3 of the federal Defense of Marriage Act) and Shelby County v. Holder (striking down Section 4 of the Voting Rights Act). These and other decisions are summarized in this presentation.


What Is The Fuss About Joint Direct Infringement?: The Saga Of Akamai/Mckesson, Brian J. Love Nov 2012

What Is The Fuss About Joint Direct Infringement?: The Saga Of Akamai/Mckesson, Brian J. Love

Faculty Publications

  • Summary of procedural history and en Banc holding
  • Effect on Litigation in medical devices and computer software fields
  • Effect on patent prosecution
  • Discussion of dissents: Will this case be taken up by the Supreme Court?


Could A Patent Term Reduction Solve The Software Patent Problem?, Brian J. Love Nov 2012

Could A Patent Term Reduction Solve The Software Patent Problem?, Brian J. Love

Faculty Publications

No abstract provided.


Comments On Petherbridge, Et Al., Unenforceability, Brian J. Love Nov 2012

Comments On Petherbridge, Et Al., Unenforceability, Brian J. Love

Faculty Publications

No abstract provided.


The 2011-2012 Supreme Court Term: Decisions In Constitutional Law, Wilson Huhn Oct 2012

The 2011-2012 Supreme Court Term: Decisions In Constitutional Law, Wilson Huhn

Akron Law Publications

This presentation reviews the principal decisions of the Supreme Court in the field of Constitutional Law during the 2011-2012 Term of Court. The presentation primarily focuses on the Court's decisions involving the Arizona immigration law (SB 1070), the federal Stolen Valor Act, the "ministerial exception" to the anti-discrimination laws, and above all the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act.


Same-Sex Marriage Litigation Update - September 17, 2012, Wilson Huhn Sep 2012

Same-Sex Marriage Litigation Update - September 17, 2012, Wilson Huhn

Akron Law Publications

Same-sex marriage cases are reaching the federal circuit courts and may be heard by the Supreme Court in the near future. This presentation summarizes the status of same-sex marriage litigation.


Video Making And Editing, Clare Gaynor Willis, Debbie Ginsberg Apr 2012

Video Making And Editing, Clare Gaynor Willis, Debbie Ginsberg

Presentations

Presentation from Chicago Association of Law Libraries Half-Day Institute on Technology, 2012


Online Privacy - What You Need To Know, Debbie Ginsberg, Richard Warner Apr 2012

Online Privacy - What You Need To Know, Debbie Ginsberg, Richard Warner

Presentations

Special guest Professor Richard Warner discussed online privacy and the issues surrounding it.