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Labor Day Library Hours

The Law Library will be open 8 am – midnight on Labor Day Monday, September 3, 2012.  Reference assistance will not be available.

Have a fun and safe weekend!

Bloomberg Law

You’ve heard of Westlaw and Lexis, of course. But have you tried Bloomberg Law yet?

The Bloomberg name (as in, NYC Mayor Michael Bloomberg), is best known for financial and business matters, and now Bloomberg has expanded its reach into the legal field with Bloomberg Law, an award-winning legal research database.
Bloomberg Law is the real-time legal research system that integrates innovative search technology, comprehensive legal content, company and market information, and proprietary news all in one place. This collaborative workspace also includes a suite of new tools for more effective legal analysis and more productive client development.
Students, interested in setting … Continue Reading

It’s a Bird! It’s a Plane! It’s a Superhero Karaoke Bar?

Many of us have legal heroes, from the fictional Atticus Finch to our school’s namesake, Sandra Day O’Connor. Rather less common are lawyers who turn to superheroes as inspiration for a new career.  That is exactly where ex-bankruptcy lawyer Andrew Lebwohl turned when he determined that he wanted to leave Big Law to open a bar. What better to draw the college crowd than servers dressed as superheroes and constant karaoke?

Interested? Unfortunately the bar is located in New Haven, Connecticut, but the story of Lebwohl’s pregression from junior associate at Dewey & LeBouf to small business owner is available … Continue Reading

Welcome Back to Law School: New Study Zones

The Law Library staff hopes you had a fun and productive summer.  We would like to thank everyone who took the Law Library Student Survey during the 2012 spring semester.  The Law Library staff worked very hard this summer to implement your suggestions and take care of your concerns.  We will be publishing the results of the survey soon but we wanted to tell you about our new Study Zone policy.  Many survey takers were concerned about the noise levels in the Law Library so we have established Collaborative, Quiet and Silent study zones.  Study zones have varied noise levels and allow … Continue Reading

SunCard Reader Dance Moves!

The Ross-Blakley Law Library observes a Limited Access Policy. Starting Monday, to enter the main doors of the law library, you must swipe your SunCard at the card reader. (If you’re not an ASU affiliate, we’ll ask you to sign in at the front desk)


Law Students: here are some tips to help you learn about swiping your SunCard at the card reader.


SunCard in your front pocket? Try "The Flamenco!"




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Free Root Beer and Orange Floats to Welcome the 1Ls!

On Wednesday, August 22nd from 1:00pm to 5:00pm please stop by the Law Library lobby to enjoy a refreshing root beer or orange float compliments of the Law Library.  Learn how the Law Library can help you have asuccessful first semester and help you throughout your law school endeavors.