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About malikahhalllibrarian

Malikah Hall is a Reference Librarian and Instructional Assistant Professor at Texas A&M University. She was previously the Diversity Fellow, Research Services Librarian, and Lecturer in Law at Cornell University. Malikah is very active in AALL where she is the current RIPS Law Librarian Blog editor, Immediate Past Chair of PEGA-SIS, a member of the AALL Diversity & Inclusion Committee, and a member of the AALL Legal Research Competencies Review Special Committee. Malikah graduated from North Carolina Central University with a J.D./M.L.S. joint degree. In her spare time, she enjoys playing with her sweet dog and anything true crime related.

The Bluebook Confronts Slavery: A Call for Discussion Among Law Librarians

Guest post from Nicholas Mignanelli, University of Miami   The “culture wars,” such as they are, have come to The Bluebook. Of course, The Bluebook is a cultural product: the result of the cultural forces that have shaped it. But before I allow my penchant for … Continue reading

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Questions with Puron: The Tables are Turned! – Interview with Our Penguin Mascot, Puron

Guest Post by: Shari Berkowitz Duff Puron has interviewed many RIPS members over the years, so we thought we’d surprise him with who the subject of his next interview was going to be…Puron himself!  Needless to say, he definitely wasn’t … Continue reading

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The Case for a Social Justice Research Course: An Update

Guest post from Nicholas Mignanelli, University of Miami In August, the RIPS Law Librarian Blog gave me the opportunity to write a post about my course “(Re)Searching for Justice.” As I stated in my original post, I believe that (Re)Searching for Justice is the first … Continue reading

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Calling All Emergency Online Teachers!

Guest post: Clare Gaynor Willis, Research & Instructional Services Librarian Northwestern Pritzker School of Law I believe I read somewhere that you have to teach a class three times to be comfortable. With the switch to online or hybrid or … Continue reading

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Questions with Puron: Featured RIPS Member – Cattleya Concepcion

Compiled by: Karin Johnsrud Questions with Puron is an interview series launched by the RIPS PR & Recruitment Committee to highlight the diverse views and professional strategies of the constituents of Research Instruction and Patron Services Special Interest Section (RIPS-SIS). … Continue reading

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