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Saturday, December 2: Reference Desk Will Be Staffed from 9 to 3

This Saturday, December 2, the reference desk will be staffed from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. in deviation from our normal hours of 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Otherwise, library hours are unaffected.

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Summer Use of Westlaw, Lexis, and Bloomberg Law

Both continuing students and spring 2017 graduates can continue to access Westlaw, Lexis Advance, and Bloomberg. Here is a breakdown of what, if anything, you need to do to make that happen: Westlaw Continuing students may continue to access Westlaw for non-commercial purposes through the summer, and unlike last year you do not need to take any…
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Student Circulation Assistant Position Available for the Summer

Would you like to make some walking around money this summer? Consider applying to be a circulation assistant for 10-20 hours per week, $12 per hour. The position runs from June 12 to July 28 with an opportunity to reapply at the end of the term. To apply, send a cover letter and résumé to Phyllis…
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Library Week Book Cake – This Thursday at 4

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The Book Sale Is On – 50 Cents Each

The library book sale has begun. We have a large number of books, including study guides and non-legal volumes, for sale this semester!Where: the 6th floor of the Library. All books are 50¢—cash and checks only, please.  

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The John Marshall Library Celebrates Women’s History Month

March is Women’s History Month, so please stop by the library and enjoy the display on the 6th floor by the elevators. The display, curated by Phyllis Finney, features a variety of books, images, and quotes highlighting the important role of women in the law and in a more general context.

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The John Marshall Law School Celebrates Black History Month

Each year Phyllis Finney, the library circulation coordinator, heads up Black History Month for the Louis L. Biro Library at the John Marshall Law School along with Professor Kevin Hopkins. Phyllis commemorates and celebrates the contributions of people of African descent to our nation.  This year Finney chose the theme of African American chefs, their…
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Finals Snacks!

The library wants to help make things at least a little easier for you during exams. With that in mind, we’ll be providing snacks at the following times (there until they’re gone): Thursday, December 1 (8 a.m.) Monday, December 5 (2 p.m.) Tuesday, December 6 (2 p.m.) Wednesday, December 7 (8 a.m.) We’ll have donuts…
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Detours and Frolics: Week of 11/7

Need a distraction? Catch up on some of last week’s legal news and miscellany: Only parliament (not the prime minister) can trigger the Brexit (The Guardian) An impending SCOTUS ruling will likely have a large impact on the fashion industry (NY Times) What is going on with the Library of Congress and the register of…
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Detours and Frolics: Week of 10/31

This edition of D&F is not particularly frightening, as I’m sure you’ll get plenty of scares over the rest of the day: Judge Posner thinks the Supreme Court is not doing so hot (Above the Law) SCOTUSblog brings you election issues for law students “Who’s Behind the Deal Between AT&T and Time Warner” (NY Times)…
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