Author Archives: staceylane

Library Spaces

“A university is just a group of buildings gathered around a library.” Shelby Foote, historian and author of The Civil War: A Narrative. I have been thinking recently about library spaces. Of course, libraries are much more than spaces, and … Continue reading

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For the Lawyer Who Has Everything: A Gift List for Book-Loving Lawyers

For Christmas this year, all three of my nephews are getting books. Lots of books. (It’s okay, they are all under 2 years old and won’t be reading this.) This is what happens when your aunt is a librarian– you … Continue reading

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Another Reason I Teach Legal Research

A while ago, I wrote here about why I teach legal research and citation. My reasons for teaching research were: 1) legal research is the foundation of legal practice; 2) legal resources are unique; 3) being able to find the … Continue reading

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Montana’s Haunted Legal Places

The logic of the law doesn’t make it immune to strange goings on and perhaps even hauntings. The stories of Montana’s reportedly haunted places are interesting. Here are a few with legal ties. The Meade Hotel in Bannack was built … Continue reading

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October 1

As of October 1, “[t]he soil series known as Scobey, of the taxonomic class fine, smectitic, frigid Aridic Argiustolls, is the official Montana state soil.” Also as of yesterday, Montana’s new hard-won bullying statute finally took effect. However, if you … Continue reading

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The Law Library and Beyond

The Jameson Law Library contains shelves and shelves of great books; some will help with your research, some will further your knowledge, some are just interesting reads. You will find a few of our new acquisitions on our New Books … Continue reading

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Is the Book for This Course on Reserve?

As classes begin, we are reposting this reminder from last year about what we have on course reserves in the library and how you can determine whether the book you need is available. What is on reserve? Currently there are … Continue reading

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