Author Archives: staceylane

Great Summer Reads 2015

“No more pencils, no more books…” No wait, not “no more books!” Summer is a wonderful time for books. Lazy days at the lake, long evenings when it’s light until 10:00pm, road trips and plane trips. Paperbacks, e-books, audio editions … Continue reading

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Disaster Relief in Nepal

One of my favorite books is Pico Iyer’s Video Night in Kathmandu. I have thought of that book often over the past week, as the world has watched as Nepal tries to recover from the 7.8 magnitude earthquake that hit … Continue reading

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The 25 Greatest Legal Movies

It’s the weekend– time to take a hike, go shopping, study, curl up with a bowl of popcorn and watch a good movie. Taking time away from law school is a good thing, but if you fear taking too much … Continue reading

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We the People of Montana

This is my favorite quote from the 1889 Montana Constitutional Convention transcripts: I must say that the ladies are very fond of this smoky city, as [Butte] is sometimes called, because there is just enough arsenic there to give them … Continue reading

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Oh Christmas Tree

I don’t know if it’s holiday magic, the spirit of the season, the creativity of librarians, or all of the above, but this is the time of year when ordinary stacks of books turn in to book trees in libraries … Continue reading

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New Kid in Town

Montana attorneys have a new option for conducting electronic legal research, and this one is free, making it a game-changer for many attorneys who have had limited access to electronic legal research until now. The State Bar of Montana recently … Continue reading

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Law360 Legal News Service Now Available to UM Law Students & Faculty

Law360 is a widely-read daily legal news and analysis service from LexisNexis. Law360 provides continuous coverage of major U.S. litigation in 43 practice areas. Through their monitoring of federal dockets and regulatory filings, Law360 is often the breaking-news source for … Continue reading

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