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Easier Access to West Academic Study Aids

It’s that time of the semester– mid-terms are here, exams are around the corner. You might be looking for a little extra help with a couple of your classes. Don’t forget the West Academic study aid e-books. With titles like … Continue reading

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Mobile Law App:Part 2 – Best Apps for Lawyers

This week guest blogger, Terry Gilham, brings us the second part of her series on mobile apps for law students and lawyers. Part 1, Best Apps for Law Students, was posted of February 19. Keynote For iPad, iPhone and iPod … 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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Legislative Intent Part 2 – 1987-1995

In the last blog we learned that some of the most valuable documents in determining legislative intent are the committee hearing notes. The methods of accessing these hearing notes depend on the legislative year in question. Here is a breakdown … Continue reading

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What to Write About

You have to write a paper and so far you’ve gotten as far as “what should I write about?”  It’s still the beginning of the semester, so you’re okay, but you need to find a topic soon.  If you’re still … Continue reading

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HeinOnline Now Linking to Case Law Via Fastcase

  It’s always great when we can pass along good news and do we have some good news for you!  Now you can link to case law from publications in HeinOnline.  Look for case citations that are highlighted in blue.  … Continue reading

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All in One Place — Finding Calls for Papers and More

Have you ever noticed that it’s not all that unusual to find several different car dealerships pretty much side by side along a certain stretch of road?  I asked someone once why this was so.  The reason given was that … Continue reading

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