Law Library Early Closure

By Melissa Bernstein for the Quinney Library Blog. The library will be closing at 3:30pm on Friday, October 17 due to a scheduled power outage. We apologize for the inconvenience.

Banned Books Week: Celebrating the Freedom to Read

Posted by Melissa Bernstein to the Quinney Library Blog. September 21-27 is Banned Books Week, an annual event celebrating the freedom to read. Banned Books Week brings together the entire book community – librarians, booksellers, publishers, journalists, teachers, and readers of all types – in shared support of the freedom to seek and to express […]

Prostitution, Child Predators and the Internet

By Ronda Woolston for GlobalJusticeBlog.com – Like many facets of life, the advent of the Internet and related technology is changing the sex industry and how child sex predators (hereinafter “predators”) can be tracked down. Prostitutes can now use the Internet not only to advertise their services but also to avoid danger. While predators have found […]

Finally Sitting at the Grownups’ Table

By Jim Holtkamp for EDRblog.org. Last March I had the once-in-a-career experience of meeting with senior officials of the China National Peoples’ Congress (NCP) and the Ministry of Environmental Protection (MEP) to discuss strengthening laws to enforce environmental standards. On March 5, Premier Li Keiqang “declared war on pollution” at the opening of the annual […]

Thank You For A Great Night at Our Mentor Social!

Thank you everyone who attended the mentor social at Gracies. Be on the lookout for information about our new online mentor matching program, Mentor U. Also, check out our photos from the night on Instagram @sjqmentor.

Six Ways to Begin Building a Network

There are many things I wish I’d done earlier, and one of them is starting to build my network of contacts. Now, let’s make sure we are talking about the right thing – networking and marketing are not the same. They are related, certainly, but really networking is a subset of marketing. So when I’m […]

Interview for “Fit”

Employers generally acknowledge that technical skills account for only 25% of any new professional’s success at work. The employees who thrive possess a series of soft skills—communication, networking, time management, teamwork—and they naturally “fit.” “Fit” relates to how well a potential new hire syncs with the culture or the core values, behaviors and personalities that […]

Welcome 1Ls!

Welcome 1Ls! We are happy to help you with any questions you may have and look forward to supporting you throughout your time in law school (and beyond). Feel free to stop by the reference and/or circulation desks.

Ethical issues in managing the current Ebola crisis

By Leslie Francis reprinted from OUP Blog Until the current epidemic, Ebola was largely regarded as not a Western problem. Although fearsome, Ebola seemed contained to remote corners of Africa, far from major international airports. We are now learning the hard way that Ebola is not—and indeed was never—just someone else’s problem. Yes, this outbreak is different: it originated in West […]

Think Ahead if Considering an LLM

If you will be starting your 3L year soon and are undecided about your post-law school plans, you may want to explore the pros and cons of doing an LLM—a post-J.D. degree. Read on for more details. Law students wanting to specialize in a specific area of law (tax, finance, international, environmental), may boost their […]