Category Archives: Legal Research

Tracking Class Action Settlements

I recently got a check in the mail for the grand total of $2.65. I was, unbeknownst to me, part of a class action settlement. Apparently, I had purchased Aveeno lotion that had been mis-branded as “natural” when it had … Continue reading

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Every Teacher, A Student

As part of the University of Richmond Law School’s commitment to excellent teaching, the school recently brought in two expert teaching consultants, Sophie Sparrow and Gerry Hess. The research instruction team had the opportunity to spend nearly an entire day … Continue reading

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Implementing Opportunities for Self-Evaluation: My Final Suggestion (Part 3 of 3)

It’s now mid-semester and students are finally getting the swing of things (we hope, at least). “Things” in your legal research class might be specific research tools or the process of locating both mandatory and persuasive authority. In my class, … Continue reading

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Implementing Opportunities for Self-Evaluation: Part 2 of 3

By now, most of us are at least a few weeks into another Fall semester. We’ve likely gotten past the initial course introductions and are about to dive head first into the real guts of our courses (did someone say … Continue reading

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One person at a time

Information god that I am, it’s still a warm and fuzzy feeling to know that what I do can make a difference by helping one person at a time in this crazy, mixed-up world. 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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One Step at a Time

Regardless what road you want to take, trust that the law Librarian knows what road will get you where you need to be. Continue reading

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