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American Indian Law Collection @Schmid Law Library

In Check This Out on February 29, 2012 at 5:23 pm

Schmid Law Library recently added the American Indian Law Collection available in Hein Online to our electronic resources collection.

Features include:

  • Legislative Histories
  • Constitutions, Acts & By-Laws
  • CFR Title 25
  • US Code Title 25
  • Scholarly articles
  • plus related titles and resources

Hein Online is available through computers on campus, and home access available to UNL faculty, staff and students.  Please see a Schmid Law Librarian for remote access details.

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New Books @Schmid Law Library

In Check This Out on February 28, 2012 at 6:31 pm

New Books @Schmid Law Library as of February 22, 2012.  The link will direct you to the catalog record for availability, details and more info.  New books check out for two (2) weeks.

I Know Who You Are and I Saw What You Did: Social Networks and the Death of Privacy by Lori Andrews, 2012 http://library.unl.edu/record=b4198642~S0

How to Build and Manage a Personal Injury Practice by K. William Gibson, 2012 http://library.unl.edu/record=b4198711~S0

Early Neutral Evaluation by Wayne D. Brazil, 2012 http://library.unl.edu/record=b4198709~S0

Cloud Computing for Lawyers by Nicole Black, 2012 http://library.unl.edu/record=b4198700~S0

Library Resources for You!

In Read This on February 23, 2012 at 7:01 pm

The semester is moving along, assignments are coming due and we know students are looking for the right book, article or case for your project.

Did you know the library subscribes to an impressive list of database and resources just for our law students?  Check out the complete Resource Tools list here but first, let’s highlight a couple that will help you!

BNA: Electronic subscription to BNA materials covering the following subjects: Antitrust, Banking, Bankruptcy, Corporate, Criminal Law, Employee Benefits, Employment and Labor, Environment and Safety, Ethics, Family Law, Health Care, Homeland Security, Intellectual Property, International Law, International Tax, Litigation, Product Liability, Securities and Corporate Responsibility, Tax, Trade and Commerce

Environmental Law Reporter: Provides analysis and reporting on every aspect of environmental law. Includes current news, articles, cases, administrative documents, environmental statutes, international treaties and federal and state regulations.  (Online version of the Environmental Law Reporter, containing news and analysis, topical updates, and guidance and policy directives.)

Hein Online: Available collections: Law Journals, European Center for Minority Issues, Federal Register, Legal Classics Treaties and Agreements, U.S. Attorney General Opinions, U.S. Federal Legislative Histories, U.S. Statutes at large, U.S. Supreme Court  (Full text of hundreds of legal periodicals from their first issue to, in many cases, the current issue. Format is image-based, presenting the exact page image and complete contents of the original materials including articles, essays, book reviews, etc. Searchable by author, title, keyword, and citation. Browseable by journal title, author, and article title.)

Please note: Databases are available through computers on campus, and home access to UNL faculty, staff and students, a few may require passwords for remote access.  See a Schmid Law Librarian for details.

New Books @Schmid Law Library

In Check This Out on February 17, 2012 at 7:12 pm

New Books @Schmid Law Library as of February 15, 2012.  The link will direct you to the catalog record for availability, details and more info.  New books check out for two (2) weeks.

The System of the Constitution by Adrian Vermeule, 2011 http://library.unl.edu/record=b4192521~S0

Democracy, Expertise, and Academic Freedom: A First Amendment Jurisprudence for the Modern State by Robert C. Post, 2012 http://library.unl.edu/record=b4194504~S0

The Zen of Law School Success by Chad Noreuil, 2011 http://library.unl.edu/record=b4198527~S0

“Love and Law” Library Displays

In Check This Out on February 13, 2012 at 8:56 pm

The Library’s most recent display has a lot of red and hearts going on.

The theme is “Love and Law” and features things about the law and relationships, and, law and marriage.  The exhibit cases on the 1st and 2nd floors of the library contain a few books on domestic relations, an old words and phrases volume that defines “marriage,” a cute cartoon about a lawyer and his Valentine, the book Survey of State Laws with legal age to get married in the 50 states, the “Loving v. Virginia” case with a QR code that takes you to; well, you’ll have to find out!

Check it out – there’s even a hidden Valentine troll in one of the display cases.

Nebraska Supreme Court in session at NU Law

In News & Notes on February 7, 2012 at 9:47 pm

The Nebraska Supreme Court will be in session at UNL Law College on Thursday, February 9th.

Oral arguments will begin at 9 am; after the session, the justices will be available for Question & Answer time with students.  First year law students are required to attend, everyone is invited to the event.

The Nebraska Supreme Court schedules one session at the University of Nebraska Law College each spring.  More information can be found at here.

New Books @Schmid Law Library

In Check This Out on February 3, 2012 at 6:18 pm

New Books @Schmid Law Library as of February 1, 2012.  The link will direct you to the catalog record for availability, details and more info.  New books check out for two (2) weeks.

The Oxford Introductions to U.S. Law Income Tax Law by Edward J McCaffery, 2011 http://library.unl.edu/record=b4195504~S0

Criminal Law: A Desk Reference a NOLO book by Paul Bergman, 2011 http://library.unl.edu/record=b4195502~S0

child exploitation and trafficking: Examining the Global Challenges and U.S. Responses by Virginia M Kendall & T. Markus Funk, 2012 http://library.unl.edu/record=b4195506~S0

Constitutional Cliffhangers: a Legal Guide for Presidents and their Enemies by Brian C. Kalt, 2012 http://library.unl.edu/record=b4194526~S0

Someday All This Will be Yours: a History of Inheritance and Old Age by Kendrik Hartog, 2012 http://library.unl.edu/record=b4195500~S0