Category Archives: Just News

All the interesting stuff that doesn’t seem to belong in any other category.

Library Research Assistants Share Summer & Future Plans

By Stephen Wolfson In celebration of our wonderful RA’s we wanted to share with you some of their summer and next year plans. Congratulations to those who are graduating! “I will be interning at the DeKalb County Law Office of … Continue reading

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New Clinical Services & Research Law Librarian

By TJ Striepe Dedicated library support to the ever-evolving Clinical and Experiential Learning programs and their faculty at the law school is also expanding with the recent announcement of Amy Taylor‘s  move into the Clinical Services & Research Law Librarian role … Continue reading

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Historic City of Athens Police/Mayor’s Court Records Now In Digital Library of Georgia

Earlier today the Digital Library of Georgia announced the availability of a new historic documents collection: the City of Athens Police/Mayor’s Court Records. According to the press release: “The digital collection consists of eight bound dockets dating from 1902 to … Continue reading

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LexisNexis Table Tips this Thursday

LexisNexis is one of the many databases available to you as a law student that is also among the most common sites used by legal professionals.  In addition to legal encyclopedias, law reviews and journals, American Law Reports, federal and state cases, statutes and … Continue reading

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23 from ’23: Celebrating the Growth of the Public Domain with Digital Exhibits & Silent Film Screenings

A large number of movies, books, songs, and paintings from 1923 entered the public domain on Tuesday  January 1, 2019. For more information as to why plus a list of resources listen to our recent podcast episode about the public … Continue reading

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Holiday Library Hours

With exams over and the new year just around the corner, the library hours are shifting once again. We will be open the rest of this week, but closed the entire week of Christmas. For full hours visit: http://www.law.uga.edu/library-hours-operation MONDAY … Continue reading

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Everything Old is New Again

Long before fake news, there was false news. Law library director Carol Watson has published Information Literacy in a Fake/False News World: An Overview of the Characteristics of Fake News and its Historical Development. It’s a fascinating look at the ways … Continue reading

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