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Resources for Writing Seminar Papers: Print & Digital

It’s that time of the semester when students need to start buckling down and writing their RWE seminar papers! The Law Library has many wonderful resources to help with that process.
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Posted by Nicole M. Downing on Mon. March 1, 2021 9:28 AM
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Locating North Carolina Municipal Ordinances

North Carolina towns and cities have been appearing in the news a lot lately. After the expiration of House Bill 142 in December, municipalities have begun passing their own non-discrimination measures. This blog post will clarify the difference between ordinances and statutes, help you locate ordinances, and describe how to stay current with local ordinance news.
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Posted by Kerri-Ann Yanique Rowe on Mon. February 15, 2021 2:00 PM
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Researching Presidential Materials: Key Resources to Know

As the Biden administration begins, and the news fills with a flurry of presidential activities, now is a great time to brush-up on where to find documents from the White House.  


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Posted by Andrew J. Wisniewsky on Wed. February 10, 2021 2:00 PM
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State and Regional Encyclopedias: Unexpected Legal Research Tools

Skilled legal researchers are accustomed to using state legal encyclopedias to support the research of our students, faculty, and communities. But what about general encyclopedias devoted to individual U.S. states or regions?
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Posted by Ellie Campbell on Wed. January 27, 2021 8:30 AM
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A Different Way to Study: Audio Study Aids

Study aids are an invaluable tool for understanding what is going on during class. They offer an easy to digest explanation of the law. If reading yet another thing seems daunting however, let us offer you another option - audio books.
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Posted by Nor Ortiz on Fri. January 22, 2021 2:00 PM
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Using Legislative History to Learn About Past Presidential Inaugurations

Inauguration Day ceremonies are typically marked by a variety of traditions, including the administration of the presidential oath of office and a speech given by the newly inaugurated President. While presidential speeches from these ceremonies are widely available, few records contain descriptions of the day itself. Who else made speeches, and what did they have to say? What was the weather like? How many people attended, and where did everyone sit? These are the details that can make past Inauguration Day celebrations come to life. Read on to learn how to use the Congressional Record to fill in some of these details!
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Posted by Melissa M. Hyland on Tue. January 19, 2021 2:30 PM
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