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Happy Holidays from Schmid Law Library

In Check This Out on December 22, 2014 at 3:14 pm

The librarians and staff at Schmid Law Library wish you safe and happy holidays!

The library will be closed during the UNL Winter Break from Wednesday, December 24rd – Sunday, January 4th.

Holiday RoscoeWinter Break Hours:

Mon-Tues, December 22-23; 7:30AM – 5:00PM

Wed, December 24 – Sun, January 4; CLOSED

Mon-Fri, January 5-9; 7:30AM – 5:00PM

Sat, January 10th; 9:00AM-5:00PM


Happy Graduation Day!

In Check This Out on December 19, 2014 at 4:00 pm

Happy Graduation Day to our December graduates at the

University of Nebraska College of Law.

Graduation Roscoe

Roscoe Sez: Good Luck and Best Wishes!

New Books @SchmidLibrary

In Check This Out on December 11, 2014 at 5:33 pm

New Books @Schmid Law Library as of December 11, 2014. The title link will direct you to the catalog record for availability, details and more information. New books check out for two weeks.

The Birth of American Law: An Italian Philosopher and the American Revolution by John D. Bessler, 2014

The View from the Bench and Chambers: Examining Judicial Process and Decision Making on the U.S. Courts of Appeals by Jennifer Barnes Bowie, Donald R. Songer, & John Szmer, 2014

Land Use Law and Disability: Planning and Zoning for Accessible Communities by Robin Paul Malloy, 2015

The Opening of American Law: Neoclassical Legal Thought, 1870-1970 by Herbert Hovenkamp, 2015

Indian Gaming Law and Policy, 2nd ed., by Kathryn R.L. Rand & Steven Andrew Light, 2014

Information Privacy Fundamentals for Librarians and Information Professionals by Cherie L. Givens, 2015

Too Big to Jail: How Prosecutors Compromise with Corporations by Brandon L. Garrett, 2014

A Conflict of Principles: The Battle Over Affirmative Action at the University of Michigan by Carl Cohen, 2014

Chief Executive to Chief Justice: Taft Betwixt the White House and the Supreme Court by Lewis L. Gould, 2014

The Passenger Cases and the Commerce Clause: Immigrants, Blacks, and States’ Rights in Antebellum America by Tony Allan Freyer, 2014

Countdown to Zero Day: Stuxnet and the Launch of the World’s First Digital Weapon by Kim Zetter, 2014

@War: The Rise of the Military-Internet Complex by Shane Harris, 2014

Why Law Matters by Alon Harel, 2014

First to File: Patents for Today’s Scientist and Engineer by M. Henry Heines, 2014

Family Law in America, 2nd ed. by Sanford N. Katz, 2015

A Storm of Witchcraft: The Salem Trials and the American Experience by Emerson W. Baker, 2015

The Little Book of College Football Law by Cicil C. Kuhne III, 2014

Inside Out: How Conflict Professionals Can Use Self-Reflection to Help Their Clients by Gary J. Friedman, 2014

A Lawyer’s Guide to Records Management and Retention, 2nd ed. by George C. Cunningham, 2014

Just Mercy: A Story of Justice and Redemption by Bryan Stevenson, 2014

Breaking In: The Rise of Sonia Sotomayor and the Politics of Justice by Joan Biskupic, 2014

The Case Against the Supreme Court by Erwin Chemerinsky, 2014

We’re Here For You

In Check This Out on December 5, 2014 at 3:52 pm

Schmid Law Library is open extended hours the next two weekends for our law students preparing for final exams.

Friday, December 5 & 12
7:30AM – 12:30AM

Saturday, December 6 & 13
8:00AM – 10:00PM

Sunday, December 7 & 14
9:00AM – 12:30AM

A few reminders as we enter finals:

  • Please be considerate of your fellow students and keep your voices down and conversations to a minimum while in the library.
  • Please do not take or make cell phone calls in the the library.

We’re here to help! On-call Reference will be available during finals, don’t hesitate to ask if you need something or have questions. Good Luck!

Happy Holidays from Schmid Law Library

In Check This Out on December 3, 2014 at 8:34 pm

Final Exams and the Holidays are quickly approaching! The librarians and staff at Schmid Law Library wish you “good luck” and a safe holiday season.

Holiday Roscoe

Can you guess how many books were used to create our book-tree?

Book Tree