Author Archives: Lisa Smith-Butler

About Lisa Smith-Butler

Lisa is the Associate Dean for Information Services at the Charleston School of Law, Sol Blatt Jr. Law Library. She teaches Advanced Legal Research & Children & the Law.

Change

Change This is the last time that I will be writing as the law library director for the blog. I am transitioning from being the dean of information technology, i.e. the library and IT, to full-time faculty in January 2018. … Continue reading

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Need FREE Online Access to Federal Cases and Docket Information? See RECAP, the FREE Online PACER Archive and Browser Plug-In

Authored by Mary Susan Lucas, Reference & Electronic Resources Librarian What is PACER? Public Access to Court Electronic Records (PACER) is an electronic public access service that allows users to obtain case and docket information online from federal appellate, district, … Continue reading

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Congratulations December 2017 Graduates!

Congratulations on your upcoming milestone! You’ve worked very hard so celebrate with your family and friends. After the holidays and celebrations end, it is back to the grindstone as you study for the bar. Below is information about your library … Continue reading

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Library Closed Over School’s Holiday Break

The Sol Blatt Jr. Law Library, along with the Charleston School of Law, will be closed for the December holiday break from Tuesday, December 19th, through Tuesday, January 2nd.  Regular operating hours will resume on Wednesday, January 3rd.  Safe travels … Continue reading

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Extended Library Hours During Exams

During the Charleston School of Law’s Reading Days and Exams, the library will be open daily/nightly from 7:00 a.m. – 2:00 a.m., beginning Friday, December 1st, and concluding Saturday, December 16th. The Circulation Desk will be staffed from 7:30 a.m. … Continue reading

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Library Hours Over Thanksgiving Break

Thanksgiving holidays for the Charleston School of Law begin on Wednesday, November 22nd and run through Friday, November 24th.  During that time, the law school will be closed. Over the holidays, the Sol Blatt Jr. Law Library will be closed … Continue reading

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Articles Worth Reading

For your information needs and reading pleasure, check out the following articles:  4 Ways Employers Can Combat Sexual Harassment;  5 Traits of a Terrible Law Firm Leader;  Boies’ Mea Culpa Doesn’t Cut It;  Ethically Outsourcing Social Media Management;  Justice Ginsburg … Continue reading

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