22. June 2010 02:04
Interested in immigration law? Students and faculty are welcome to attend this one hour CLE presentation entitled “Practicing in the Immigration Courts.” Jointly sponsored by Los Abogados and AzALL (Arizona Association of Law Libraries) the cost for student members of Los Abogados is only $10 with early registration (by today at Noon). If you’ve been thinking about becoming a student member and looking for a reason, here it is:
Thursday, June 24, 2010 at 11:45 – 1:15 pm
For more information, see AzALL/Los Abogados Lunch Presentation
22. June 2010 01:04
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Need help with the new privacy settings on Facebook? Here is a fantastic how-to video and explanation on how to get more privacy with Facebook's new privacy settings, brought to you by the Electronic Frontier Foundation via the Law Librarian Blog. This is particularly important for anyone considering criminal practice or civil procescutions (including administrative law practices).
Also from the Law Librarian Blog, a reminder for professors to be mindful of what they post on Facebook.
21. June 2010 13:41
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Hearings on the Supreme Court of the United States (SCOTUS) nominee Elena Kagan begin next week (Monday, June 28th). There are some great web resources to follow this fascinating process. The Law Library of Congress has a collection of resources about her. Georgetown Law School has an even more exhaustive guide to the Supreme Court nomination process. Lastly, C-SPAN broadcast a Supreme Court presentation on the nomination, they have numerous videos, documents, and links related to her nomination, and the network is expected to broadcast next week's hearings too.
16. June 2010 15:12
Check out our mobile catalog!
View information about the library such as: our hours, phone number, location on Google Maps, floor map of the library, link to the library's website, and access to your library record.
Great to use especially when you are amongst the books looking for something! It is like having the catalog in your pocket!
14. June 2010 15:04
NAME THE IRC BLOG CONTEST!
What? We need your help to name our new blog!
Why? Because we know there are creative people in the PSL community!
Who can enter? Any student, faculty, staff member, or alumni of Phoenix School of Law.
How do I enter? Email your IRC blog name suggestion, your name, and email address or phone number OR visit the IRC Reference desk to fill out a form to drop in the bright yellow box.
When does the contest end? June 30th 2010 @ 5pm
What is the prize? One winner will receive one Passing the Bar board game.
Can I enter more than one blog name? Yes, you can enter as many blog names that you can think of! The more you suggest, the better your chances are of winning! J