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How to Avoid Plagiarism: tips and tools

"If I have seen further than others, it is by standing on the shoulders of giants."   This quote, attributed to Isaac Newton, humbly suggests that those who research and publish never truly work alone.  Which is why, if you stan ...

Posted Nov 16, 2018 by Jenny Zook, Reference Librarian

Access millions of cases for free and in bulk with Harvard's new Caselaw Project

As November gears up, many students (and faculty, and staff) are focused on the last month of classes and starting to peak ahead to Finals. However, there are still other great new developments happening out in the wider legal world. Case in poi ...

Posted Nov 8, 2018 by Kristopher Turner

New Web Archive for Foreign Gazettes and Judicial Websites

In the past week,  the Law Library of Congress released a Foreign Law Web Archive , which collects and Official Gazettes and judicial websites from, as of now, 14 foreign jurisdictions. An official Gazette is a government publication that g ...

Posted Oct 31, 2018 by Sunil Rao,

Just a Bunch of Hocus Pocus: The Law on Trick or Treating

If you search the term “trick or treat” in Hein Online’s Law Journal Library, you get 13,571 results-- apparently, it is a very popular phrase to use in law review article titles. In case you were wondering about actual laws regarding ...

Posted Oct 24, 2018 by Emma E Babler

Loony Laws & Silly Statutes

The Law Library staff has put together a "Wellness Collection" located on the New Book Shelf , as well as, a brand new Law Student Wellness Guide for all to use for their benefit and well-being.  As "laughter is the best medicine" this we ...

Posted Oct 16, 2018 by Eric Taylor, Evening Reference Librarian


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