Author Archives: Jamie Baker

About Jamie Baker

Jamie Baker is the Associate Director of the Law Library at Texas Tech University School of Law. She also teaches Civil Trial Research. Jamie is the Executive Director of Scribes -- The American Society of Legal Writers. She blogs at

RIPS Seeking Volunteer: Co-Webmaster

Are you interested in getting more involved with RIPS-SIS? Have a knack for website development? Want to work next to our amazing webmaster, Maribel Nash, to help make improvements during the 2017-2018 year? Then I have a position for you! … Continue reading

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RIPS-SIS Bylaws Revision Project: Review & Comment

RIPS Members— As you may know, our RIPS virtual annual meeting on June 21st at 1:00pm CST is fast approaching.  One agenda item is to vote on our newly revised RIPS-SIS bylaws.  We’ve made a number of changes, from adding … Continue reading

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Calling New Bloggers! Submit Materials by 6/16

Calling all those interested in blogging!  The RIPS Law Librarian Blog is searching for next year’s cast of contributors (beginning August 2017). The current blogging year has been very successful with many wonderful posts and high readership, but a few … Continue reading

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The 2017 “5 Topics in 5 Days” Discussion: Critical Conversations about Social Justice

Join us May 22nd – 26th for our annual online five-day discussion, moderated and co-hosted by LISP-SIS, GLL-SIS, SR-SIS, and RIP-SIS. This year’s theme is critical conversations about social justice. Each day, we will discuss different issues relating to this … Continue reading

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Deadline Extended: 2016-2017 RIPS Committee Call!

The committee service volunteer survey due date has been extended until Wednesday, May 10th! Don’t hesitate to volunteer for one of our AMAZING ten committees here: Current chair and committee charge information is available here: Current Committee Chairs. Feel free to reach … Continue reading

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2017 RIPS Penguin Adoption & Stuffed Penguin Giveaway

In accord with our annual tradition, our Vice-Chair/Chair Elect Alyson Drake adopted a penguin on behalf of RIPS in honor of our beloved mascot, Puron. The adoption was made through the World Wildlife Fund on March 8th. With this adoption, … Continue reading

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2016-2017 RIPS Committee Call!

The RIPS Executive Board is calling all RIPS members to volunteer for committee service and committee leadership opportunities. A few FAQs: You can volunteer for any committee (or committees)! We welcome all committee leadership interest! You do not have to … Continue reading

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