New Database: LLMC Digital

by Sarah Prosory 20. June 2011 15:52

We now have access to LLMC Digital (Law Library Microform Consortium). This database includes many old, rare, and valuable legal titles. LLMC is a non-profit consortium of law libraries that digitizes old books. Basically it provides digitized books so we don’t need to store/find the old books that fall apart!

View the Blackstone's Commentaries provided by Yale, or the Constitution & By-laws of the Salt River Pima-Maricopa Indian Community from 1941! There are several Native American constitutions and charters, rare Canon and Civil Law titles, and numerous international legal materials.

Check it out here!

Also find it on the databases webpage or from the drop-down menu on the Law Library’s homepage. As with all our library databases, if you're on campus you'll go right to the database. If you're off campus, you'll be asked to log-in with your name and library barcode!

In Custodia Legis, A Blog from the Law Library of Congress

by Sarah Prosory 16. November 2010 17:00

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The Law Library of Congress is blogging! Since August 2nd 2010, the In Custodia Legis blog has provided some excellent blog posts about legal trends and current issues, pictures of the Law Library of Congress, government use of technology, and naturally stuff about Congress. The tone and humor of the blog is wonderful! I promise it will hold your attention and not put you to sleep!

The title of their blog, In Custodia Legis, is Latin for "in the custody of the law." Read more about the blog and its bloggers here.

A post from today particularly caught my eye, titled "When Legal Systems Collide: The Case of the 'Honeymoon Killer'". I am fascinated by this story, and will definitely be back to read the blogger's insights about the case. It is so wonderful to get a brief summary of what is going on as well as questions the blogger has pondered. And of course, links out to source documents are especially helpful if I have interest in reading more.

Hopefully you too will find the In Custodia Legis blog to be intriguing as well!

Law Library Workshops for the Week of October 25th 2010

by Sarah Prosory 25. October 2010 08:00


Hello everyone!

It is all about Citators this week, as the Law Library presents several workshops for Lawyering Process 1 students that will help you practice KeyCiting & Shepardizing cases in print and electronically. Interested in International Legal Research? The Associate Dean of the Law Library, Rob Hudson, will be teaching a workshop all about International Legal Research (food will be present!) on Tuesday. And be sure to check out the Free Online Legal Sources workshop on Wednesday... which will show you just that, free online legal sources! Whew! Laughing

Here are the dates & times for the week of October 25th, 2010:

Monday 10/25/10:
 Noon, Citators
 5pm, Citators

Tuesday 10/26/10:
 Noon, Citators
 Noon, International Legal Research (with FOOD!) in room 303 
 
Wednesday 10/27/10:
 Noon, Citators
 4pm, Free Online Legal Sources
 5pm, Citators
 
Thursday 10/28/10:
 Noon, Citators
 7:40pm, Citators

Friday 10/29/10:
 Noon, Citators
 1pm, Citators
 3pm, Citators
 

Please visit our workshop calendar to RSVP. For descriptions of these workshops and others, visit http://www.phoenixlaw.edu/libraryworkshops.

Questions? Call (602) 682-6898 or email.

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