Law Library Special Hours 12/11 to 12/19

by Sarah Prosory 10. December 2010 09:50

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Hello everyone! You're almost done with the semester! You can do it! Get through these last few weeks and then enjoy the holidays!

The Law Library has several changes to our hours in the next few weeks, so here's an update:

Saturday, December 11th

9:00am - 5:00pm

Sunday, December 12th

10:00am - Midnight (no reference hours)

Monday- Friday, December 13th- 17th

9:00 am - 5:00 pm (no reference after 5pm)

Saturday & Sunday, December 18th & 19th


As always, be sure to check our website for the most current hours!

Food for Thought!

by Library 9. December 2010 14:23

The Law Library has a small collection called the "Food for Thought Collection." The collection was inspired by a PSL professor and contains many non-legal books and a couple of DVDs. The professor begins each class with an excerpt from one of these books. The excerpts are meant to provide more insight on certain issues related to topics students may study.

The "Food for Thought Collection" is located on aisle 38 behind the Academic Success Collection. Books in the collection circulate for 7 days and the DVDs circulate for 24 hours. The following titles comprise the collection.

Affluenza : the all-consuming epidemic / John de Graaf , et al.--HN60 .D396 2005
The ascent of money [videorecording] : a financial history of the world /written and presented by Niall Ferguson --HG171 .F47 2009
The ascent of money : a financial history of the world / Niall Ferguson--HG171 .F47 2008
Beyond conviction [videorecording].--HV8688 .B49 2007
Crash course on money smarts : 15 laws of managing money and creating wealth / Larry J. Koenig--HG179 .K615 2006
The death of innocents : an eyewitness account of wrongful executions / Helen Prejean--HV8699.U5 P745 2005
Giving : how each of us can change the world / Bill Clinton--HM831 .C55 2007
The good women of China : hidden voices / Xinran translated from the Chinese by Esther Tyldesley--HQ1767 .X56 2002
The innocent man : murder and injustice in a small town / John Grisham--KF224.W5535 .G75 2007
The insanity offense : how America's failure to treat the seriously mentally ill endangers its citizens / E. Fuller Torrey--RC443 .T67 2008
The last lecture / Randy Pausch with Jeffrey Zaslow--BJ1595 .P345 2008
Making the most of your money / Jane Bryant Quinn--HG179 .Q57 1997
The millionaire next door : the surprising secrets of America's wealthy / Thomas J. Stanley, William D. Danko--HC110.W4 S73 1998
The new Jim Crow : mass incarceration in the age of colorblindness / Michelle Alexander--HV9950 .A437 2010
Overcriminalization : the limits of the criminal law / Douglas Husak--KF9223 .H87 2008
A remarkable mother / Jimmy Carter--E874.C375 C37 2008
The road to wealth : a comprehensive guide to your money : everything you need to know in good and bad times / Suze Orman--HG179 .O758 2008
So sexy so soon : the new sexualised childhood and what parents can do to protect their kids / Diane E. Levin & Jean Kilbourne--HQ792.U56L48 2009
The soloist : a lost dream-- an unlikely friendship-- and the redemptive power of music / Steve Lopez--ML418.A96 L66 2008
Tales of a fourth grade nothing / Judy Blume--PZ7.B6265 2007
To kill a mockingbird / Harper Lee--PS3562.E353 T6 2002
Touching Spirit Bear / Ben Mikaelsen--PZ7.M5926 To 2005
Your money or your life : 9 steps to transforming your relationship with money and achieving financial independence / Vicki Robin and Joe Dominguez--HG179 .D624 2008

Stop by and check out the Food for Thought Collection!



The LA Dodgers and Legal Drafting

by Rob 7. December 2010 14:55

The ownership of Dodgers Baseball Club is in play in the dissolution of the marriage of the McCourts. The question turns on the legal drafting of their post-nuptial agreement and the use of the words ‘inclusive’ verses ‘exclusive’ by their attorney, and provides a  lesson in legal writing.  Play Ball!  


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HeinOnline- New Look & Bar Journals Library

by Sarah Prosory 6. December 2010 15:41

We are pleased to announce a new look to HeinOnline, as well as our subscription addition of the Bar Journals library! (Please note, you must be on campus to view these links automatically. If you're elsewhere, you will be prompted for your name and library barcode to access the databases).

HeinOnline's main page that lists all the "libraries" that the Law Library subscribes to has gone through a face-lift. Not only does it have a cleaner look, but they've added a few new links on behalf of the Phoenix Law Library. Here are some changes:

The Publication Title search box has moved to the upper right side of the screen.

There are now links to the Phoenix School of Law Library's website, catalog, and databases page.



And the best part... we've just subscribed to the Bar Journals library. This library includes over 70 state and local bar journals and newsletters.


Take a break, and check out the new look and new library on HeinOnline!

PSL Adjunct Professor wins in the Arizona Supreme Court

by Ted McClure 2. December 2010 16:04

Mark House, Adjunct Professor of Law at Phoenix School of Law and a principal in Becker & House, PLLC in Scottsdale, has won a case in the Arizona Supreme Court: Estate of McGathy/Waldow et al. v. LaPorta, CV-10-0102-PR (Dec. 2, 2010). Professor House teaches Trusts and Estates most semesters. This case demonstrates why civil procedure is important even for probate attorneys!

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