Posts Tagged ‘lawstudents’

Law Students: Do You Know Casemaker?

In Check This Out on April 16, 2015 at 5:29 pm

Resource of the Week: CaseMaker
CaseMaker is an online database of primary legal materials that is available for free to all Nebraska State Bar members. It is free for all students, too. All you need to do is go to the Nebraska State Bar’s website and register as a student bar member. Once you are registered, you will have full access to CaseMaker.

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Law Student Art Exhibition = Creativity

In News & Notes on April 1, 2015 at 2:56 pm

Schmid Law Library is excited to present the April 2015 Schmid Law Library Art Exhibition. This show includes five UNL College of Law, law students and several art styles including: acrylic on canvas, hand blown glass, painted saw blade, and a planter/salvaged textbook.

student art show A

student art show B

Please wander to the back of the library to enjoy the wonderful art on display. Thank you to Nathan Clark, Alissa Doerr, John Duggar, Kramer Lyons, and Shannon McCoy for participating in our first art exhibition featuring law students. Enjoy!

Call All Law Student Artists!

In Check This Out on March 9, 2015 at 4:05 pm

We invite current law students to participate in our next art exhibition from April 1 – May 11, 2015. This exhibit will feature law student-created art. If you have prepared art (framed and ready to hang) and are interested in participating please Marcia Dority Baker.

Schmid Law Library is very excited to host law student art in April especially with many events happening at Nebraska Law later this semester.

The art show application is available at; Please complete the application by March 20th, Marcia will email the artists after that date about bringing art to the law library. The show will open on April 1st, all art work must be delivered by Monday, March 30th.

Artist Roscoe

Students: Sign up for Practical Law (free account)

In Check This Out on February 10, 2014 at 5:37 pm

Calling all Nebraska Law Students! Sign up for your free Practical Law student account.

Practical Law

Practical Law is an online interactive forms database that’s available to all law students for free for you to use throughout law school, until six months after you graduate. The service, first developed in England and recently acquired by Thomson Reuters (West), is designed to provide you with a comprehensive collection of forms that can be used in practice. It’s also designed to be simple for you to register.

Unfortunately, intentions haven’t quite met up with practice. To register, follow this link: and click on the button/banner for student registration. Be sure to fill out the form completely, including your anticipated year of graduation and UNL email address. If the web form isn’t filled out completely, you won’t receive an error message.

If you don’t hear back from them within a few days, call this phone number: 646-562-3405. If you have any further difficulties registering, please see one of the librarians for help.