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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 January 2014

Posted by Library Blog
01/16/2014 at 08:56 AM
The library’s Appy Hour technology series returns for the spring semester. Why should you attend an Appy Hour? Efficiency! The opportunity to learn tips and techniques to help you work and study more efficiently using technology. Ethics! Recent amendments to the ABA Model Rules of Professional Conduct require lawyers to maintain knowledge of technology as part of their ethics requirements. Entertainment! Learning about technology can enliven your day. The spring 2014 Appy Hour sessions cover: 1/28:  MS Office PowerTips: Word & PowerPoint 2/11:  MS Office PowerTips: Excel...
Posted by Library Blog
01/08/2014 at 06:46 PM
Survey Says New Attorneys Spend a Significant Portion of their Time on Research! According to a recent National Conference of Bar Examiners’ survey: 89% of new attorneys spend a significant portion of their time conducting research 91% of new attorneys are expected to conduct non-electronic research 96% of new attorneys are expect to conduct cost effective electronic research Research Methodology came in 5th in average significance among 86 knowledge areas for new attorneys! To get up to speed with legal research before you enter a competitive job market, check out the Prepare for Practice...