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New Books @SchmidLibrary

In Check This Out on January 30, 2015 at 8:27 pm

New Books @Schmid Law Library as of January 30, 2015. The title link will direct you to the catalog record for availability, details and more information. New books check out for two weeks.

The Eureka Myth: Creators, Innovators, and Everyday Intellectual Property by Jessica Silby, 2015

The Black Box Society: The Secret Algorithms that Control Money and Information by Frank Pasquale, 2015

The Ages of American Law, 2nd ed. By Grant Gilmore, 2014

Show, Don’t Tell: Legal Writing for the Real World by Adam Lamparello & Megan E. Boyd, 2014

Female Genital Cutting in Industrialized Countries: Mutilation of Cultural Tradition? by Mary Nyangweso, 2014

Bills, Quills and Stills: An Annotated, Illustrated, and Illuminated History of the Bill of Rights by Robert J. McWhirter, 2014

American Law 101: An Easy Primer on the U.S. Legal System by Jasper Kim, 2015

By Order of the President: The Use and Abuse of Executive Direct Action, 2nd ed. revised by Phillip J. Cooper, 2014

A Guide to Oral History and the Law, 2nd by John A. Neuenschwander, 2014

Legal Writing Exercises: A Practical Guide to Clear and Persuasive Writing for Lawyers by F. Schott Fruehwald, 2014

Business Divorce: Understanding Its Dynamics and Formulating Solutions by Stephen H. Knee, 2015

Child-Custody Jurisdiction: The UCCJEA & PKPA by Marie Fahnert & Melyse Mpiranya, 2015

Lawyer Finance: Principles and Practices for Personal and Professional Financial Success by Nelson P. Miller, Mark A. Michon & Paul T. Sorenson, 2014


One-Stop-Shop for Nebraska Attorneys

In Check This Out on January 27, 2015 at 3:48 pm

The website launched the Attorney Portal in October 2014; a one-stop-shop website with relevant online services and resources used by Nebraska lawyers.

The Attorney Portal features include:

  • Court eFiling
  • Trial Court Case Searches, Judgement Case Search, and Appellate Court Case Search
  • Secretary of State eDelivery
  • Opinions/Rules
  • Client Services including Court Case Payments and Ticket/Citation Payments
  • Continuing Education including MCLE Information
  • Scheduling/Calendars
  • Court Forms

Attorney Portal

Bookmark and use the Attorney Portal site to save time! Also available on the website are news headlines, links to other Nebraska resources and the opportunity to provide feedback/suggestions on the Attorney Portal.

Save the Date! 1st Annual Art Show, February 2015

In Check This Out on January 20, 2015 at 3:14 pm

The Schmid Law Library is hosting our first annual Art Exhibition during February 2015 with works by UNL College of Law faculty and staff. The works will be mounted at the back, east wall of the first floor of Schmid Law Library.

An opening reception is planned as part of Lincoln’s First Friday Art Walk on February 6 from 4pm to 7pm. Join us for light refreshments and conversations with the artists.


New Books @SchmidLibrary

In Check This Out on January 14, 2015 at 9:15 pm

New Books @Schmid Law Library as of January 14, 2015. The title link will direct you to the catalog record for availability, details and more information. New books check out for two weeks.

The President as Commander in Chief: An Essay in Constitutional Vision by H. Jefferson Powell, 2014

The Workplace Constitution From the New Deal to the New Right by Sophia Z. Lee, 2014

State False Claims Act: A Practitioner’s Guide to the False Claims Law of Various States edited by Brad Leneis, Patricia Davis & Rob Vogel, 2014

Damages: A State-by-State Summary by the Commercial Transportation Litigation Committee, 2014

Going to Court: An Introduction to the U.S. Justice System by Ursula Furi-Perry, 2013

Careers in Sports Law by Marc Edelman & Geoffrey Christopher Rapp, 2014

Cross-examining Psychiatrist and Psychologists: a Practical Guide by Alan T. Radnor, 2014

Whistleblowers, Leaks and the Media: The First Amendment and National Security edited by Paul Rosenzweig, Timothy J. McNulty & Ellen Shearer, 2014

Green Building and the Construction Lawyer: A Practical Guide to Transactional and Litigation Issues edited by Melissa A. Beutler, Matt Devries, Edward B. Gentilcore, Christopher D. Montez & Tracy L. Steedman, 2014

Sir Edward Coke and the Reformation of the Law: Religion, Politics and Jurisprudence, 1578-1616 by David Chan Smith, 2014

The High-Conflict Custody Battle by Amy J. L. Baker, J. Michael Bone & Brian Ludmer, 2014

The First Amendment Bubble: How Privacy and Paparazzi Threaten a Free Press by Amy Gajda, 2015

The Practice: Brutal Truths About Lawyers and Lawyering by Brian Tannenbaum, 2014

Reflections on War and Peace and the Constitution by George Anastaplo, 2015

The Theater of Operations: National Security Affect from the Cold War to the War on Terror by Joseph Masco, 2014

Managing Copyright in Higher Education: A Guidebook by Donna L. Ferullo, 2014

The Article V Amendatory Constitutional Convention: Keeping the Republic in the 21st Century by Thomas E. Brennan, 2014

The Role of Consent in Human Trafficking by Jessica Elliott, 2015

Welcome to 2015

In Check This Out on January 5, 2015 at 4:42 pm

Happy New Year! The librarians and staff at Schmid Law Library are excited about the upcoming year and look forward to working with you.

The library is open from 7:30AM – 5:00PM Monday-Friday and 9:00AM – 5:00PM on Saturday this week; our normal semester hours start on Sunday, January 11th in anticipation of the Spring semester. For more library resources, visit our website for links to databases, the library catalog and building info.

Don’t forget to check the UNL College of Law Calendar for upcoming events! The Spring semester schedule for 1Ls is here, the schedule for upper-class students is located here.

2014 in review

In Uncategorized on January 5, 2015 at 2:57 pm

The stats helper monkeys prepared a 2014 annual report for this blog.

Here’s an excerpt:

A San Francisco cable car holds 60 people. This blog was viewed about 890 times in 2014. If it were a cable car, it would take about 15 trips to carry that many people.

Click here to see the complete report.