Category Archives: Legal instruction

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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ExamSoft 1L Training & Briefings Re-Scheduled Because of Hurricane Irma

While 1L Sections B, C, and D had ExamSoft training last week, the sessions for Section A and the two make up sessions were cancelled because of Hurricane Irma as was the Monday, September 11th, Briefing session for 2Ls, 3Ls, … Continue reading

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South Carolina Declines to Incorporate ABA Model Rule 8.4(g) into the SC Rules of Professional Conduct

  The South Carolina Supreme Court recently announced that it would not incorporate the ABA Model Rule 8.4(g) into the South Carolina Rules of Professional Conduct.  Acknowledging the need for diversity and the issue of discrimination, the Court announced that … Continue reading

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Briefings Session: Jump Start Your Summer Clerkship on Monday, March 20th

Please join the library in M101 at noon on Monday, March 20th, for a Briefings session, called Jump Start Your Summer Clerkship.  At that session, we’ll review: approaching a research problem; value & cost of information; resources available such as … Continue reading

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Briefings: Upper Level Writing Paper Resources

On Monday, February 13th, the library presented a program, Briefings:  Upper Level Writing Paper Resources.  The program covered various topics, including: Preemption Checking; Research Resources; Research Strategies; Upper Level Writing Requirement; Thesis Statement; Outlining; Drafts; & Sections of the Paper. … Continue reading

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2/13/2017 Immigration Executive Order Update

On Thursday, February 9, 2017, a three person panel of the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals upheld Judge James Robart’s (Western District of Washington) temporary restraining order against President Trump’s Executive Order # 13769, popularly known as the Muslim Ban. On … Continue reading

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Briefings Sessions for Spring 2017

The following sessions are planned for the Spring 2017 Briefings series for students.  All sessions will be at noon in the library, Room 101.  Pizza will be provided.  Sign up sheets are on TWEN.  Please plan to join us. Dispute … Continue reading

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