Category Archives: Legal Education Standards

Better in Print? Guiding Students to Books in the Digital Age

Lately, I’ve been wondering if there are certain legal sources that are better in print than online. I am, admittedly, part of a generation of law graduates and students that hardly ever open a book to conduct legal research. By … Continue reading

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Is this Tool Making Law School too Easy?

I recently had a conversation with a very happy 1L at the reference desk.  I asked him how he was liking his first year of law school and said I hoped it wasn’t too stressful.  He smiled and said he … Continue reading

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The Evolution of Legal Education Could Lead to Positive Opportunities for Law Librarianship

The American Bar Association (ABA) announced in January of this year that it recommends easing restrictions, or expanding opportunities, on distance-learning law school classes. If the proposal, or Standard 306, is adopted the ABA would allow law schools to offer one-third … Continue reading

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What to Expect When You’re Expecting the ABA

Has it been a while since your school’s last ABA visit? Or maybe you’re like me and you have never been a part of a visit at all. In either scenario, you may be wondering what to expect in this … Continue reading

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Let Us Not Forget About Bar Association Benefits

This weekend I was fortunate enough to travel to Austin, Texas for the POP Cats Convention. While there, I met up with a law school friend who just opened his own firm in Austin. While he has practiced law for … Continue reading

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