Sunday, December 26, 2010

Closed on Monday, December 27th 

Due to the weather, the library will be closed on Monday, December 27th.

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Thursday, December 23, 2010

Holiday Break Hours 

Library Hours during the winter break:

Wednesday, December 22nd: 8am to 11pm
Thursday, December 23rd: 8am to 8pm
Friday, December 24th: 8am to 3pm
Saturday and Sunday, December 25th and 26th: CLOSED
Monday, December 27th, through Thursday, December 30th: 8am to 8pm
Friday, December 31st: 8am to 3pm
Saturday and Sunday, January 1st and 2nd: CLOSED
Monday, January 3rd, through Friday, January 7th: 8am to 8pm
Saturday and Sunday, January 8th and 9th: 9am to 8pm
Monday, January 10th: Resume regular hours

Also, please note that the library Web site will be unavailable on Monday, December 27th from 9:00am until early afternoon for scheduled maintenance.

Happy Holidays and see you in the 2011!

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Thursday, December 16, 2010

iPad or Kindle? 

Do you prefer an iPad or Kindle for reading cases? Justise Elena Kagan prefers the Kindle while justice Antonin Scalia has an ipad. Read more about this court divide at the Young Lawyers Blog.

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Friday, December 10, 2010

Exam Prep Resources 

Don't Panic the Moakley Law Library has lots of study aids that will help you ace your exams.

Past Exams
The Library has an online database of exams submitted by law school faculty. Working through these exams can be a good way to get ready. If you are working off-campus you will need a password to access these past exams. You can find this password in Campus Cruiser.

Treatises and Study Aids
We have treatises and study aids—like those in the Hornbook, Examples and Explanations, Nutshell, and Understanding series.

CALI Lessons
Register with CALI and access hundreds of online interactive lessons on numerous legal topics. There are more than 400 lessons in first-year subject areas. The Registration code can also be found in Campus Cruiser.

Audio CDs
Listening to a Sum & Substance CD can reinforce what you’ve covered in class. We have CDs on all first-year subjects.

Study Rooms
Use the online reservation system to sign up for a study room for your study group.

You can find links to all these resources on the library’s Exam Preparation page (http://www.law.suffolk.edu/library/services/examprep.cfm). And as always, please contact the reference desk at 617-573-8516, lawref@suffolk.edu, or in the library on the 6th floor, if you have any questions.

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Friday, December 03, 2010

Harvard Conference: Driving Change, Shaping Lives: Gender in the Developing World 

This conference will bring leading experts from different fields, countries, and perspectives together at the Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study to explore the complex roles of gender in the developing world. Academic scholarship will be interwoven with practical experience as scholars, practitioners, organizers, and political leaders engage with one another in panel sessions on health, education, shifting populations, politics, and technology and media. Discussions will investigate intersections among these topics, crossing boundaries both conceptual and geographic.

The conference will be held Thursday, March 3, 2011–Friday, March 4, 2011 at Radcliffe Gymnasium, 10 Garden Street, Radcliffe Yard, at Harvard University. Registration is required and opens in the spring.

For more details, go here.

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Wednesday, December 01, 2010

Creative Law: The 16th Annual Interdisciplinary Legal Studies Graduate Students' Conference & Call For Papers 

The theme for the 2011 conference is creativity and the law. It will be held at the University of British Columbia in Vancouver, BC, May 13th & 14th, 2011. Students are encouraged to think outside the box and show legal creativity. The organizers want to explore how creativity influences the law and how law can influence creativity. For more details about the conference, go here. If you're interested in submitting a paper proposal go here.

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