Yearly Archives: 2021

Resource Spotlight: AILALink

AILALink, created and maintained by the American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA), is an immigration law powerhouse. It’s an one-stop-shop for primary immigration law research and includes a well-rounded set of secondary materials from AILA’s most heavily relied upon practice publications

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Position available: Pritzker Library Fellows

The Pritzker Legal Research Center is looking for Pritzker Library Fellows for Fall Semester 2021.  Pritzker Library Fellows serve a 3-month appointment, at $850/month, working 10-15 hours per week on short-term faculty research projects and sourcing/citing for Law Library Journal. Preferred Qualifications: 3L

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U.S. News & Faculty Scholarship Metrics

Back in 2019, U.S. News & World Report announced an intention to add a faculty scholarship metric to their law school ranking mechanism. There were proponents and opponents, and many questions about how the sausage would be made, including, but

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Student Library Assistant Positions Available for Fall

The Pritzker Legal Research Center is looking for reliable law students to work at the library circulation desk this fall. Duties include the following: Check out and check in books, journals, reserve books and other library materials Answer basic informational,

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Resource Spotlight: Yearbook of International Organizations Online

With the 2020 Tokyo Olympics in full swing, maybe you were wondering why Russian athletes are competing as Russian Olympic Committee and wanted to find out more about, say, the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) or the International Olympic Committee (IOC).

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Resource Spotlight: Westlaw UK

Students and faculty now have access to Westlaw UK, which is a full-text searchable database for UK case law and legislation. To log on to this database, use your regular Westlaw username and password on uk.westlaw.com. You can easily retrieve

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Resource Spotlight: JSTOR Text Analyzer

JSTOR Labs recently announced a new way to search called Text Analyzer (https://www.jstor.org/analyze/). You can upload a document such as a draft paper or another article that you found on JSTOR and the Text Analyzer generates a list of research

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Resource Spotlight: Almanac of the Federal Judiciary

The Almanac of the Federal Judiciary is a must-use resource for background information on federal judges. Helpful to both litigators and judicial clerkship seekers alike, it provides a wealth of information not included in free public resources, such as the

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Resource Spotlight: Oxford Bibliographies

If you need to conduct a literature review or would like to identify reputable secondary and primary sources on a topic or concept, you may be able to save a ton of time by consulting Oxford Bibliographies. Oxford Bibliographies provides

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A Brief History of NULS Student Newsletters, Part 3: Trash or Treasure? Perception of The Pleader and HOOPS by the Campus at Large

Unfortunately, little documentation survives to offer a full understanding of how The Pleader and HOOPS were perceived by their communities during the time of their publication. The newsletters themselves printed letters that praised and disparaged the newsletters’ content, but the newsletters were rarely mentioned

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