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Collected Works, May 20, 2016, University of Michigan Law School 2016 University of Michigan Law School

Collected Works, May 20, 2016, University Of Michigan Law School

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Collected Works is a summary of faculty activities, publications, and news that has been collected in the last two weeks. Collected Works comprises information culled from a variety of sources, but most heavily relies on information submitted directly by faculty.


Sources Of American Law: An Introduction To Legal Research, Tina M. Brooks, Beau Steenken 2016 University of Kentucky College of Law

Sources Of American Law: An Introduction To Legal Research, Tina M. Brooks, Beau Steenken

Beau Steenken

At its most basic definition the practice of law comprises conducting research to find relevant rules of law and then applying those rules to the specific set of circumstances faced by a client. However, in American law, the legal rules to be applied derive from myriad sources, complicating the process and making legal research different from other sorts of research. This text introduces first-year law students to the new kind of research required to study and to practice law. It seeks to demystify the art of legal research by following a “Source and Process” approach. First, the text introduces students ...


Keeping Up With New Legal Titles, Beau Steenken 2016 University of Kentucky College of Law

Keeping Up With New Legal Titles, Beau Steenken

Beau Steenken

In this book review, Beau Steenken discusses Legal Research Methods by Michael D. Murray & Christy H. DeSanctis.


Sources Of American Law: An Introduction To Legal Research, Tina M. Brooks, Beau Steenken 2016 University of Kentucky College of Law

Sources Of American Law: An Introduction To Legal Research, Tina M. Brooks, Beau Steenken

Tina M. Brooks

At its most basic definition the practice of law comprises conducting research to find relevant rules of law and then applying those rules to the specific set of circumstances faced by a client. However, in American law, the legal rules to be applied derive from myriad sources, complicating the process and making legal research different from other sorts of research. This text introduces first-year law students to the new kind of research required to study and to practice law. It seeks to demystify the art of legal research by following a “Source and Process” approach. First, the text introduces students ...


User Surveys: Libraries Ask, "Hey, How Am I Doing?", Dwight B. King 2016 Notre Dame Law School

User Surveys: Libraries Ask, "Hey, How Am I Doing?", Dwight B. King

Dwight King

Mr. King offers suggestions on how to create and use surveys effectively to assess the quality of a library.


Profiling Minority Law Librarians: A Report On The 1992-93 Survey, Dwight B. King, Rhea A-L Ballard, Helena Lai, Grace M. Mills 2016 Notre Dame Law School

Profiling Minority Law Librarians: A Report On The 1992-93 Survey, Dwight B. King, Rhea A-L Ballard, Helena Lai, Grace M. Mills

Dwight King

The authors present a demographic and professional profile of AALL minority law librarian members based upon responses to a detailed survey that elicited information about work experience and skills, professional activities and participation, and career aspirations. The results lead the authors to suggest some recruitment strategies to increase diversity in law librarianship and the level of minority participation in AALL.


Profiling Minority Law Librarians: A Report On The 1992-93 Survey, Dwight B. King, Rhea A-L Ballard, Helena Lai, Grace M. Mills 2016 Notre Dame Law School

Profiling Minority Law Librarians: A Report On The 1992-93 Survey, Dwight B. King, Rhea A-L Ballard, Helena Lai, Grace M. Mills

Dwight King

The authors present a demographic and professional profile of AALL minority law librarian members based upon responses to a detailed survey that elicited information about work experience and skills, professional activities and participation, and career aspirations. The results lead the authors to suggest some recruitment strategies to increase diversity in law librarianship and the level of minority participation in AALL.


Profiling Minority Law Librarians: An Update, Dwight B. King, Rhea Ballard-Thrower, Grace M. Mills 2016 Notre Dame Law School

Profiling Minority Law Librarians: An Update, Dwight B. King, Rhea Ballard-Thrower, Grace M. Mills

Dwight King

This is a 2007 update of a survey of minority law librarians first conducted in 1992. It offers a recent profile of our minority colleagues, enabling one to see how things have changed - or remained the same - over the course of fifteen years.


"A Day In My Law Library Life," Circa 1997, Dwight B. King, Frank G. Houdek 2016 Notre Dame Law School

"A Day In My Law Library Life," Circa 1997, Dwight B. King, Frank G. Houdek

Dwight King

Contributors describe their lives as law librarians by recounting what they did during a single day at their jobs. Given the wide range of positions and libraries represented by the authors, the pieces collectively represent a snapshot - and a historical record - of the law library profession in 1997.


Collected Works, May 6, 2016, University of Michigan Law School 2016 University of Michigan Law School

Collected Works, May 6, 2016, University Of Michigan Law School

Newsletters

Collected Works is a summary of faculty activities, publications, and news that has been collected in the last two weeks. Collected Works comprises information culled from a variety of sources, but most heavily relies on information submitted directly by faculty.


Books Received, Georgia Journal of International and Comparative Law 2016 University of Georgia School of Law

Books Received, Georgia Journal Of International And Comparative Law

Georgia Journal of International & Comparative Law

No abstract provided.


Dean's Desk: New Faculty Continue Legacy Of Legal Scholarship, Austen Parrish 2016 Indiana University Maurer School of Law

Dean's Desk: New Faculty Continue Legacy Of Legal Scholarship, Austen Parrish

Austen Parrish (2014-)

No abstract provided.


It's Alive! Breathing New Life Into Old Topics, Olympia Duhart, Amanda Foster, Hugh Mundy 2016 Selected Works

It's Alive! Breathing New Life Into Old Topics, Olympia Duhart, Amanda Foster, Hugh Mundy

Hugh Mundy

No abstract provided.


A Bibliography Of Faculty Scholarship, Law Library 2016 The Catholic University of America, Columbus School of Law

A Bibliography Of Faculty Scholarship, Law Library

Scholarly Articles and Other Contributions

The purpose of this bibliography is to record in one place the substantial body of scholarship produced by the current faculty at the Catholic University, Columbus School of Law. From its humble beginnings under the tutelage of founding Dean William Callyhan Robinson, through its adolescent period when, like so many other American law schools, it was trying to define its pedagogical niche, to its eventual merger with the Columbus University Law School in 1954, the law school at Catholic University has always retained a scholarly and remarkably productive faculty. The sheer quantity of writing, the breadth of research and the ...


Sources Of Information On The Trans-Pacific Partnership, Barbara H. Garavaglia 2016 University of Michigan Law School

Sources Of Information On The Trans-Pacific Partnership, Barbara H. Garavaglia

Articles

The Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement (TPP) is a free trade agreement between 12 countries in the Asia Pacific region: Australia, Brunei Darussalam, Canada, Chile, Japan, Malaysia, Mexico, New Zealand, Peru, Singapore, the United States, and Vietnam. The agreement, signed by the U.S. and other participating countries in Auckland, New Zealand on February 4, 2016, “promotes economic integration to liberalise trade and investment” and “bring economic growth” to the region and participating countries. One reason for the sense of uncertainty, unease, and concern surrounding free trade agreements in general and the TPP in particular is that the negotiations are not public ...


Making Offers No One Can Refuse: Effective Contract Drafting—Part 4, Gerald Lebovits 2016 Columbia, Fordham & NYU Law Schools

Making Offers No One Can Refuse: Effective Contract Drafting—Part 4, Gerald Lebovits

Gerald Lebovits

This article, the fourth in a five-part series, covers contract drafting.


Collected Works, April 22, 2016, University of Michigan Law School 2016 University of Michigan Law School

Collected Works, April 22, 2016, University Of Michigan Law School

Newsletters

Collected Works is a summary of faculty activities, publications, and news that has been collected in the last two weeks. Collected Works comprises information culled from a variety of sources, but most heavily relies on information submitted directly by faculty.


Table Of Contents, Georgia Journal of International and Comparative Law 2016 University of Georgia School of Law

Table Of Contents, Georgia Journal Of International And Comparative Law

Georgia Journal of International & Comparative Law

No abstract provided.


Books Received, Georgia Journal of International and Comparative Law 2016 University of Georgia School of Law

Books Received, Georgia Journal Of International And Comparative Law

Georgia Journal of International & Comparative Law

No abstract provided.


Book Review: Law-Making In The International Civil Aviation Organization. By Thomas Buergenthal. Syracuse: Syracuse University Press, 1969. Pp. Xiii, 247. $10.50., William C. Bushnell 2016 University of Georgia School of Law

Book Review: Law-Making In The International Civil Aviation Organization. By Thomas Buergenthal. Syracuse: Syracuse University Press, 1969. Pp. Xiii, 247. $10.50., William C. Bushnell

Georgia Journal of International & Comparative Law

No abstract provided.


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