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Deadline for Award for Exemplary Student Research is Fast Approaching

The deadline to enter is Wednesday, April 1st, 2015.

Do you want to win $500?  How about $250?  Would you like to have your work displayed in the Faculty Publications Display Case?  How about all the pats on the back you will get from family and friends if you win this prestigious award?  You better get to work!  The deadline to enter the annual Ross-Blakley Law Library Award for Exemplary Student Research is April 1st.

The purpose of the award is to encourage students to focus on practical skills and to refine their research skills beyond ordinary proficiency to their personal … Continue Reading

Practicing Attorney Research Panel

Join us for a Q&A session with a panel of four practicing attorneys, sponsored by the Women Law Students’ Association, the Ross-Blakley Law Library, and LexisNexis.  The attorneys will discuss strategies for success in summer and post-graduation legal research projects and answer any questions students may have about legal research in practice, including cost considerations. Lunch from Potbelly’s Sandwich Shop will be provided.

Who: All interested students are welcome.  Please RSVP if you would like lunch.

Where: College of Law Room 105

When: Tuesday, March 24th, 12:15-1:15pm

Questions? Contact Tara Mospan (tara.mospan@asu.edu)  to RSVP or for more information.

Research panel info sheet

Spring Break 2015 Hours

Spring Break is just around the corner, and while you all stay home to study or vacation someplace colder (we’re looking at you, Ms. Visiting-family-in-Chicago and Mr. Skiing-in-Utah), the library will be opening a little later and closing a little earlier. Here are our hours for the break:

Friday, March 6:   7:00 am – 5:00 pm

Saturday – Sunday, March 7-8:   8:00 am – 5:00 pm

Monday – Thursday, March 9-12:   8:00 am – 8:00 pm

Friday – Saturday, March 13-14:   8:00 am – 5:00 pm

Sunday, March 15:   8:00 am – 10:00 pm

Reference Librarians will be here from 8:30 am – … Continue Reading

Law Library Closing at 9:30pm on Thursday, March 5th

Due to a planned power outage, the Law Library will be closing at 9:30 p.m. on Thursday, March 5, 2015.

The All Night Study Room will be unavailable.

We will reopen at 7:00 a.m. Friday morning.

We apologize for the inconvenience.

4th of July

The Law Library will be closed on Friday, July 4, 2014 in observance of Independence Day. Have a safe and happy 4th!

Alumni Legal Research Panel – TOMORROW at 12:15pm

Please join us tomorrow for a lunchtime alumni panel featuring Kaitlyn Redfield Ortiz (’12) and Masha Shmukler (’11) to learn how your legal research skills can help you in your upcoming summer or post-graduation legal position

Thursday, April 10th

Room 105 at 12:15pm

**Cookies and Starbucks coffee provided **

Kaitlyn Redfield Ortiz will discuss her research experiences as a Judicial Clerk (U.S. Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit) and as a current Associate at Lubin & Enoch

Masha Shmukler will discuss her research experiences as an Associate at Greenberg Traurig LLP (corporate and securities law)

– Ask questions and get answers about “real world” legal research

– … Continue Reading

Alumni Legal Research Panel: What to Know Before you Go

Please join us for a lunchtime panel on legal research in the “real world”

Thursday, April 10th

Room 105 at 12:15pm

**Cookies and Starbucks coffee provided **

Kaitlyn Redfield Ortiz ‘12, will discuss her research experiences as a Judicial Clerk (U.S. Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit) and as a current Associate at Lubin & Enoch

Masha Shmukler ‘11, will discuss her research experiences as an Associate at Greenberg Traurig LLP (corporate and securities law)

– Ask questions and get answers about “real world” legal research – prepare for your upcoming externship, summer … Continue Reading

Thanksgiving Library Hours

The Law Library will be closing at 7 pm on Wednesday, November 27.  We will be closed Thursday, November 28 and will reopen from 8am-5pm on Friday, November 29.

Have a safe and happy Thanksgiving!

Ross-Blakley Law Library Award for Exemplary Student Research

The Ross-Blakley Law Library is pleased to announce the annual Ross-Blakley Law Library Award for Exemplary Student Research.  The purpose of the award is to encourage students to focus on practical skills and to refine their research skills beyond ordinary proficiency to their personal best.  The award also serves as a means to showcase extraordinary student research.

Two award recipients will be selected.  The first place winner will receive $500.00 and a Certificate of Recognition.  The second place winner will receive  $250.00 and a Certificate of Recognition. Winners will be invited to publish their paper in the Sandra Day … Continue Reading

Constitution Day: How Long Have YOU Had the Right to Vote?

If you would like to celebrate Constitution Day, there will be a program at Hayden Library on Constitution Day

Join us on Constitution Day, Sept. 17th to hear ASU Professor T.J. Davis speak on the history of voting rights.

Tuesday September 17, 2-3pm
ASU Libraries Location: Hayden Library C-6A/ East Campus: Tempe 
Cost: Free

For more information E-mail: danton@asu.edu Website: ASU Libraries: Constitution Day    Phone: 480/965-1798