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by Jamie Baker In the typical legal research & writing curriculum, it can be very difficult to delve further into research topics because of time constraints, and the students generally leave their legal research & writing programs with only surface-level legal research … Continue reading
By Guest Blogger Thomas Sneed As a bit of background, my name is Thomas Sneed and I am the Associate Law Librarian for Research and Electronic Services at the MacMillan Law Library at the Emory University School of Law. I … Continue reading
This has been a really busy semester already and we are only four weeks in. I have been in charge of contacting the faculty, offering research training in the Legal Writing and Upper Level Writing Requirement Courses and then scheduling … Continue reading
What shall we call it? I noticed in the comments of the blog on law student legal research competency standards, that people were discussing the possibility of calling the standards legal information literacy standards. I am not sure where this … Continue reading
Grades for my Spring class are done, and now I get to focus on my online Summer class, which started this week. All of last week, I was madly recording lectures (because I am behind, as usual). One question that … Continue reading
As you probably know by now, I am teaching a section of Advanced Legal Research this semester. We recently covered case law and digests, which is when I noticed two problems that my students seemed to be experiencing without being … Continue reading