Tag Archives: legal education

Law students: ABA offering free memberships

In an early April press release, the American Bar Association announced it is now offering free membership to all students enrolled at ABA-approved law schools. The ABA says the membership will grant law students access to “resources tailored to their … Continue reading

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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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Washington University Law Professor Says Legal Education is Broken

Brian Tamanaha’s new book is causing quite a stir in the legal education community, as one might expect when a renowned legal scholar stands up and says, loudly, that legal education in the U.S. is a mess. With the book … Continue reading

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