Author Archives: T.LaBossiere

A Good Lawyer Should be Living a Good Life

It is common knowledge among legal professionals that law and philosophy are intimately entwined. A detailed understanding of jurisprudence is integral to any law professional’s success. Still, there are many branches of philosophy that can apply to our lives and … Continue reading

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Going Digital with Microsoft OneNote

About a year or so ago, when I was just beginning my career as a law librarian, I attended a professional development webinar focused on staying organized. One specific gem that stayed with me regarded how to keep your meeting … Continue reading

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First Day Adventures

Last week, I taught my first class of the year. My first class as a professor. A new mission unlocked! A career milestone complete! It was both exciting and nerve-racking, and I get to relive it all over again once-a-week, … Continue reading

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What Do We Know About Federal District Judge Appointments?

by Tarica LaBossiere A while back, I was passed a specific research request from the Dean of our college of law. I was asked to compile (1) shortlists of federal judge candidates since 1980 to the Southern District of Florida … Continue reading

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Eliminating E-Book-Phobia: “Do you have it in print?”

by Tarica LaBossiere Our law library hosts three digital study aid libraries – LexisNexis Digital Library, West Academic, and Wolters Kluwer Online Study Aid Library. Between these three subscriptions, our library is able to place over 700 titles at the … Continue reading

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Resource Spotlight: HeinOnline’s Gun Regulation and Legislation in America Database

by Tarica LaBossiere  After a racially charged mass shooting in New Zealand made headlines last week, the debate surrounding gun control legislation and reform has once again risen to the forefront of the U.S. agenda. The U.S. is a known … Continue reading

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Resilience Training in Law Schools: Lessons of Nikita Gupta

by Tarica LaBossiere In approximately one week, the February 2019 Florida Bar Examination will commence. Approximately 800 bar applicants will be sitting for the two-part Florida exam for the first time. For many of their neighbors, this will not be … Continue reading

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