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The Legal Beagle’s favorite book and that of dog lovers everywhere is Every Dog’s Legal Guide: A Must Have Book for Your Owner by Mary Randolph (KF390.5 .D6 R36 2005). His favorite movie is about the crime fighting pooch, Underdog! His current hero is Uno, the beagle who won Best in Show at the...



Legal Beagle's Archive for October 2010

Posted by Library Blog
10/29/2010 at 12:00 AM
Researching a paper and need a book or journal article that is neither in the Law Library’s collection (print or electronic) or in the undergraduate library?   Then consider requesting the item via interlibrary loan.  Forms for requesting an interlibrary loan are available at the Circulation Desk and on the web. Thelma Dzialo, who  processes the interlibrary loan requests, can answer any questions you might have about your request.
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10/21/2010 at 12:00 AM
 "Practical Law" offers how-to materials for business law practice areas. The materials include analysis of and forms for numerous business transactions and are authored by over 120 specialist editors. Use your law school email address to sign up for free access to explore this amazing service to which over 3,400 organizations have subscribed.      
Posted by Library Blog
10/07/2010 at 12:00 AM
Beginning with this October Term, the audio recordings of all oral arguments heard before the U.S. Supreme Court will be freely available at the end of each argument week. Options are to download the recordings or listen to them at the Court’s website. To access the recordings, click "Oral Arguments" and then "Argument Audio" or click on "What’s New" on the site’s home page. The recordings will be listed by case name, docket number, and the date of the oral argument.  
Posted by Library Blog
10/01/2010 at 12:00 AM
With the impending visit by the First Circuit Court of Appeals to the School of Law on October 6, you have received (via email) the appellate briefs filed in the cases scheduled for oral argument on that day. Did you wonder how you could find those and other briefs? Two excellent resources are LexisNexis and Westlaw. Their databases contain numerous, but not all, briefs from the U.S. Supreme Court, federal, and state appellate courts. They provide an option to locate briefs filed in cases by practice area or by topic. The path on LexisNexis is Legal>Court Records, Briefs and Filings. The...