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Amicus Briefs

The University of Georgia Law Library Newsletter

 

Current Issue

August 2014
Welcome! Meet Szilvia Somodi; New GAVEL Video Tutorials; Restrooms Designated Unisex; New York Times Access; Food, Tobacco, and Beverages Policies; Law Dawg: Doctor Underfoot; Featured Acquisitions.

Past Issues

May 2014
Congratulations and Good Luck! Extended Hours during Exam; New York Times Subscription; Law Dawgs of the Month; Special Featured Acquisitions: The Law in Comics

April 2014
Lunch with Fastcase and the Georgia Bar! Get the 411 on the ATL Law Libraries; Exam Period Extended Hours; Book Repair Clinic; Law Dawg of the Month: Harper Lee; Featured Acquisitions - highlights of the Law Library's most recent purchases

March 2014
Celebrate the Sohn Centennial; Your Opinion, Please; New Database of Historical Primary Law; Spring Break Hours; Lunch-n-Learn: New Technologies and the Practice of Law; Law Dawgs of the Month: Red & Black Hens; Featured Acquisitions

February 2014
New Resources in Lexis and Westlaw; Law Library Certified as Sustainable Office; Hack Your Brief – A Little Less Pain in the 1L Experience (Lunch-n-Learn); Inclement Weather Policy; Law Dawg of the Month: Armstrong; Featured Acquisitions - highlights of the Law Library's most recent purchases

January 2014
Library Annex Re-Roofing: Oh No! Don't Let the Rain Come Down!Good Luck to Jeff Satterfield; MLK Holiday Hours; Legislative Insight: Your New Best Friend for Legislative History Research; Inclement Weather Policy; App of the Week!
Law Dawg: Layla; Featured Acquisitions
 
Prep for Exams with CALI; More Exam Resources; Book Repair Clinic; Late Nights at the Law School? Hours During Thanksgiving, Exams and Winter Break; Law Dawg: Jack O'Brien; Featured Acquisitions
 
October 2013
Meet Emily Crews; Georgia Journal of International & Comparative Law Goes Digital;    Leadership Library for Job Searching; Upcoming Lunch-n-Learns: Legal Apps & Exam Prep; Law Dawg of the Month; Featured Acquisitions
 
September 2013
Uga Is a Law Dawg; Text Us Your Reference Qs; ALM Legal Intelligence; Join Us for Lunch: Upcoming Programs; Fewer and Fewer Bottles; Law Dawg: Joey; Featured Acquisitions
 
August 2013
Welcome! Cool Stuff at Circulation; Printing Updates; Join Us for Lunch: Upcoming Programs; Chat Reference Is Quick and Easy! Law Dawg: Kitty Gaga; Featured Acquisitions
 
March/April 2013
Focus on Marie Mize; Lunch-n-Learn: Atlanta Law Libraries 101; Law Library Hours Extended During Finals; New Hein Resource for Tax & Economic Reform; Umbrellas at Circulation; Reference Service Now Available via Chat! Law Dawgs of the Class of 2013; Featured Acquisitions
 
February 2013
Focus on JoEllen Childers; New Print Server! Career & Professional Resources Collection; Easy Access to Lexis and
Westlaw eBooks in GAVEL; Lunch-n-Learn with the Law Library; Law Dawg of the Month: Rigby! Featured Acquisitions

January 2013
Spotlight on Carol Humphries; New Career and Professional Resources Collection; MLK Holiday Hours; Law Dawg of the Month: Atticus.

November 2012
Exam Prep with CALI; GAVEL & Beyond; Recommended Reads for the Break; Law Library Hours for the Thanksgiving, Exams and Semester Break; Law Dawg of the Month: Juno; Featured Acquisitions

October 2012
iPads Now Available for Check Out; New Resource:Supreme Court Nominations Database; Refill Your Water Bottles Here! Lunch-n-Learn: Tools, Not Toys! Law Dawgs of the Month: Phoenix and Lily; Featured Acquisitions
 

September 2012
Cases Available in Audio and Video; New in the Computer Lab: Visio 2012; Lunch-n-Learn: Be Healthy!; Law Dawg of the Month: Ginger; Featured Acquisitions

August 2012
Welcome; Meet Rachel Evans: Web Coordinator; Lunch-n-Learn: Law School Success; Law Library Circulation: More Than Just Books! Labor Day Holiday Hours; Bookmarks! Git Yer Bookmarks Here! Law Dawg of the Month; Featured Acquisitions

April 2012
Study Guides on Reserve; Law Library Exam Period Policies; Exam Anxiety? CALI Can Help; Book Repair Clinic; Law Dawgs of the Month; Featured Acquisitions

March 2012
Movies? At the Law Library? Law Library Makes Historic Georgia Codes Available Online; New Displays; Spring Break Hours; Training Opportunities; Law Dawg of the Month: Turnip Greens & Collard Greens; Featured Acquisitions

February 2012
Black History Month in the Law Library; Bloomberg Training; New Hein Database: American Indian Law; Upcoming Lunch-n-Learn Programs; 20-Minute Tuneup Sessions; Law Dawg of the Month: Ruca Plantz; Featured Acquisitions

January 2012
Annex HVAC Update; MLK Holiday Hours; Law Dawg of the Month: Gingko StipeMaas; Featured Acquisitions

November 2011
CALI Lessons for Finals Prep; Holiday and Exam Hours; Law Dawg of the Month: Quinn; Featured Acquisitions

October 2011
Kyle Lisk: New Night Circulation Assistant; Special Collections; Q: Quiet Zone in Annex; Law Dawg of the Month: Scout; Featured Acquisitions

September 2011
Thank You for Your Patience; Welcome Back, Doug Bell! World Constitutions Illustrated; Law Dawg of the Month: Liberty; Featured Acquisitions

August 2011
Welcome; TJ Striepe Joins the Law Library;Library Hours for Labor Day Weekend; Law Dawg of the Month; Featured Acquisitions

April 2011
We Hear You: Student Survey; How Can CALI Help You? Congratulations, 3Ls! We'll See You at a CLE; Library Extends Hours for Exams; Law Dawg of the Month; Featured Acquisitions

March 2011
Digital Commons; Green Coasters; Law Library Hours: Spring Break; Law Dawgs of the Month; Featured Acquisitions  

February 2011
Meet Jim Stipemaas; Marie Mize Is New Circulation Manager; Commemorating Desegregation at UGA; Law Dawgs of the Month; Featured Acquisitions

January 2011
Wishing Myrtle Miller a Happy Retirement; Going Green Is Easy; Celebrating Desegregation at UGA; Law Dawgs; Featured Acquisitions

November 2010
Good-bye and Good Luck to James Donovan;Book Repair Clinic and Coffee Break; Improved Access To Daily Report; Law Dawg of the Month: Margo Figueroa; Crossword Puzzle; Featured Acquisitions

October 2010
Jason Tubinis Joins the Law Library; Macs in Lab; Lunch-n-Learn: Exam Prep; Law Dawg of the Month: Sarah Lou DeTardo;
Crossword Puzzle; Featured Acquisitions

September 2010
New Resource: LexisNexis Datasets; Keep GAVEL in Your Pocket; Lunch-n-Learn on October 11; Law Dawg of the Month: Ernie Pryor; September's Interactive Crossword Puzzle; Featured Acquisitions

August 2010
Welcome! The Torch Passes; Remembering Gabriel Wilner; Library with a View Blog; Meet Our Research Fellows and Research Associates; Law Dawg of the Month; Puzzle: Greatest Fictional Lawyers; Featured Acquisitions

May 2010
Special "Law Dawgs" Edition

April 2010
Professor Puckett to Retire; Law Library Hours for Furlough and Exams; Heads Up: Fines Increase during Exams; Upcoming Lunch-n-Learn; Law Dawg of the Month; Crossword Puzzle; Featured Acquisitions

March 2010
Special Collections Building Groundbreaking; pcoming Lunch-n-Learn; Spring Break Hours; Law Dawg of the Month; March's Interactive Crossword Puzzle; Featured Acquisitions

February 2010
CQ Online; Lunch-n-Learn: "Legal Citation without Fear: Owning the Bluebook"; Law Dawg of the Month; Puzzle ; Recent Acquisitions

January 2010
Why Is It So Cold in the Law Library?; Meet Dan Riggs; New Reference Hours; Library Hours - MLK Holiday; Law Dawg of the Month; Puzzle; Recent Acquisitions

November 2009
Collaborative Research Tools; Lunch-n-Learn: Exam Preparation; Law Library Holiday and Exam Hours; Law Dawg of the Month; Crossword Puzzle: Thanksgiving Tidbits; Featured Acquisitions

October 2009
GAVEL's New Look;FDsys: Improved Access to Federal Documents;Lunch-n-Learn with the Law Library;Law Dawg of the Month: Lucy;October's Interactive Crossword Puzzle; Featured Acquisitions

September 2009
New Art in the Law Library; Current and Superseded State Codes; Lunch-n-Learn: Taking Care of You While You Take Care of Business; Law Dawg of the Month; September's Interactive Crossword Puzzle; Featured Acquisitions - highlights of the Law Library's most recent purchases

August 2009
Welcome Back; Professor Ann Puckett Receives Gallagher Award; Important Changes to UGA's Bulldog Bucks System; Special Session for 1Ls: Law Library 101; A Small Change in the Reading Room of the Law Library; Budget Cuts Threaten Earplug Availability; Law Dawg of the Month; Puzzle: Athens Eateries; Featured Acquisitions

April 2009
Law Library Hours; Heads Up: Fines Increase during Exams; 2008/09 Law Dawgs; Crossword Puzzle; Featured Acquisitions

March 2009 no. 2
Sohn Papers Moved to Harvard Law; Upcoming Lunch-n-Learns Provide Practical Information; Movie Screening: Introducing the Rule of Law in China; Spooky!; Law Librarians in Athens; Law Dawg of the Month; Interactive Puzzle; Featured Acquisitions

March 2009
Featured Resource: World Trials Collection; Out, Damned Spot, Out I Say! Spring Break Hours; Law Dawg of the Month; March's Interactive Crossword Puzzle; Featured Acquisitions

February 2009
Late Night at the Law Library? Get an Escort to Your Car! Law Library Partners with Civil Rights Digital Library; Expanded Foreign Law Database: vLex; Spring Lunch-n-Learns egin with Survival Topics; Law Dawg of the Month! Puzzle: This Time It's a Jigsaw; Featured Acquisitions

January 2009
Lexis and Westlaw Training for 1Ls; Lunch-n-Learn; Law Dawg of the Month; Hours for Upcoming Holiday; Crossword Puzzle; Featured Acquisitions

November 2008
Access Self-Help E-books from MyiLibrary; Hein Online Adds United Nations Law Collection; Book Repair Clinic and Coffee Break; Film of Hirsch Hall circa 1932; Law Dawg of the Month; Upcoming Holiday and Exam Hours; Interactive Puzzle: Songs about Laws & Lawyers; Featured Acquisitions

October 2008
Going Green in the Law Library; Lunch-n-Learn; Most Frequently Checked-Out Items; Law Dawg of the Month; Crossword Puzzle: Law in Films; October's Featured Acquisitions

September 2008
New Microform Scanner; Printing Price Increase; Lunch-n-Learns; New Feature: Law Dawgs!; September's Interactive Crossword Puzzle; Featured Acquisitions

August 2008
Welcome Back; Brad Grove is New Help Desk Manager; Meet Marie Mize; The Big Move; Donovan and Watson Speak in Baltimore and Portland; Law Library Photos are Winners; Bradley Appointed to Historic Preservation Commission; Crossword Puzzle; Featured Acquisitions

April 2008 no. 2
Meet Gareth Griffin; Lunch & Learn with the Law Library: Georgia's Law on My Mind; Book Repair Clinic (and Treats!); All Quiet on Annex-1; Library Hours; Puzzle; Featured Acquisitions

April 2008
Working near Atlanta this Summer? Then Lunch-n-Learn with the Law Library!; Meet Jen Wolf; WOW!  Encore: Discover the Power of Library Search; Law Library Hours; Crossword Puzzle; Featured Acquisitions

March 2008
Lauren Knowlton Takes Off!; New Resource: Hein World Trials Database; Internet Legal Research Continuing Legal Education Seminar; New Book by Donovan; Law Library Hours over Spring Break; March Interactive Crossword Puzzle; Featured Acquisitions

February 2008
Test of Annex Emergency Alarms; New Book Drop; Lunch-n-Learn: Using the Web as an Investigative Tool; ExamSoft Contribution to Save Darfur; Feburary's Interactive Puzzle: Constitutional Bric-a-Brac; Featured Acquisitions

January 2008
Installation of Annex Fire and Emergency Alarms; Attention 1Ls: Lexis and Westlaw Training; Deborah Baker Takes Administrative Associate Position; Lunch-n-Learn: Bluebooking; Law Library Hours on MLK Holiday;  January's Interactive Crossword Puzzle; Featured Acquisitions

November 2007
Meet Susan Clay! Why Is It So Cold in the Library? For Our Audio and Visual Learners; Exam Anxiety?-- CALI Can Help! Thank You and Report on Newsletter Survey; Upcoming Holiday and Exam Hours; Interactive Puzzle: Watershed U.S. Supreme Court Cases; Featured Acquisitions

October 2007
Thank You for Your Patience!; Legal Reference in Non-Legal Settings; Amicus Briefs Survey; Lunch-n-Learn: Advanced Google Searching; Crossword Puzzle: Primetime Law; Featured Acquisitions

September 2007
Palestinian Law Librarian Visits UGA; New Resource: Making of Modern Law Trials; Keep Current with Alerts; Lunch-n-Learn: What's New and Hot; September's Interactive Crossword Puzzle (Portraits in the Hall); Featured Acquisitions

August 2007
Welcome Back; Suzanne Graham Gets Legal; Law Library Expands Hours; Won't You Be My(Space) Friend?; August's Interactive Crossword Puzzle (Athens Eateries); Featured Acquisitions

May 2007
Special Issue: Athens Music Scene Stress-Buster Puzzle - Good Luck on Exams!!

April 2007 no. 2
Eighteenth Century Collections Online;Summer Renovation Projects; Welcome to Tara Adams and Farewell to Beth Holmes; Lunch & Learn with the Law Library: Georgia Materials; Library Hours; Congratulations to Stellar Student Workers Pam Brannon and Ginnie Garcia; Second Annual Candy Bar Social; Where's the Puzzle?; Featured Acquisitions

April 2007
Effective Web Searching: Search Smart and Amaze Your Friends! ; Library User Survey Continues to Inspire Change; Meet Carol Humphries; iSinoLaw: Newly Acquired Chinese Law Database; Law Librarians Present CLE Program ; CALI Brings Exam Prep Relief ; Law Library Hours; Crossword Puzzle (favorite legal treatise authors); Featured Acquisitions

March 2007
Many Thanks to Student Survey Takers!; Joyce Moss Retires; Library Welcomes Jacque Harris; Law Library Hosts First Law School Authors Reception; Law Library Spells for Literacy; Law Library Hours over Spring Break; March Interactive Crossword Puzzle: Spell This!; Featured Acquisitions

February 2007
Meet Douglas Bell; Law School Authors' Reception; Law Library User Survey - Last Chance to Weigh in; New Vlex database Offers Access to Spanish Law; February's Interactive Crossword Puzzle; Featured Acquisitions

January 2007
Law Library Expands Hours; Attention 1Ls: Lexis and Westlaw Training; New Resource: International Law in Domestic Courts; Law Students: We Need Your Input!; January's Interactive Crossword Puzzle; Featured Acquisitions

 

 

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