Tag Archives: law school

Exams Are Never Easy

The library has recently added the hand-written exams of Marcus Benton Calhoun, Class of 1900. His exams look very different from current exams. At the time Marcus entered law school, legal education still relied heavily on the memorization of the … Continue reading

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Checkout Cool Stuff at Circulation

In addition to Course Reserve books, you can also checkout the following items at the Circulation Desk: charging cords for every kind of electronic device headphones calculators umbrellas book stands, and even a couple of iPads with keyboards Available for … Continue reading

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Acing Law School

In addition to being a great place to hangout between classes, the Law Library has resources to enhance your law school experience, including access to study aids and books with tips on being a successful law student. One such book … Continue reading

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1000 Days to the Bar!

A featured book in the Law Library Career & Professional Resources Collection is 1000 Days to the Bar, But the Practice of Law Begins Now by author Dennis J. Tonsing.  The book ties law school learning strategies to the strategies … Continue reading

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New Book: Teaching Law!

The latest book by recent Sibley Lecturer and Georgetown Law School professor, Robin L. West, has just arrived at the Law Library. Titled Teaching Law: Justice, Politics, and the Demands of Professionalism the book explores ways to improve the quality … Continue reading

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Friday Film: The Paper Chase

 “You come in here with a skull full of mush and you leave thinking like a lawyer.” * Expecting only the basic pressures of attending Harvard Law School, a serious, hard-working student (Timothy Bottoms) finds himself the fearful adversary of … Continue reading

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U.S.-Style Law School in China Won’t Be Considered for ABA Accreditation

The accrediting body of the American Bar Association voted on Friday against opening its process to law schools overseas, striking a blow to the four-year-old Peking University School of Transnational Law. Link to full article

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