The LexisNexis law school portal, where you sign up for training, access your Web Courses and get other information, is currently down. Lexis reports that it should be back online by the end of the day. We'll post updates as we get them.
JurisNotes.com offers electronic newsletters which are distributed directly to your email. Each newsletter provides (A) an introductory line for each case summarized (B) links to short and long summaries of the case and (C) a link to the full case text. To sign-up for the services and/or to view a sample of the IP Notes, Patent Extra Notes and IP Administrative Notes, go to www.JurisNotes.com click on the "Sign Up" and/or "Summaries" navigation bar on the left hand side of the page.
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If you are a Lexis user, you will enjoy all these new improvements just released. If you are a Westlaw user, consider giving Lexis a second chance. In law school, you should use both since you don't know which you will face when you graduate. From Lexis:
We know many of you don't like to deal with those loose leaf services to do research. Over the last year we have migrated those from Aspen, CCH and Kluwer to the online versions now available via the Library home page. This means you can use those dozens of premium titles when you are on a plane, train or automobile!
This month we highlight Kluwer IP Law. With access to Kluwer IP Law you can:
New law library hours are available here. (Quick summary: open longer on weekends and earlier throughout the week.) What better way to spend your early morning and weekend hours then at the library? Information on vacation hours is also available via the link. Also, be sure to read the lovely pink signs by the entrance that summarize all the library rules for exam season.
Recently the Law Library added new signs at our two entrances on the second and third floors. The first floor entrance adjacent to the Jury Box Cafe is now only an emergency exit (and yes the alarm will sound!). Complete maps to the Law Library are available here.
We have been amazed at how quickly books from our Academic Success Annex have been flying off the shelves! We hope they have helped you study for mid-terms. We've just added a new collection to the set, FLASH CARDS! These are card sets on specific topics (Civ pro, Criminal Law, Tax, Torts, Wills...etc.) published by Aspen Publishers (the same folks who brought you "Emanuel law outlines.") Each box has two kinds of cards, "theory and definition cards" that will help you learn the black letter law and