Blog Archive: 2006

Student Pro Bono Project

Twenty Carolina Law students spent a week in New Orleans performing civil and criminal pro bono work, under the supervision of attorneys. Please read about their experiences at

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Posted by Steven J. Melamut (Steve) on Wed. December 27, 2006 10:12 AM
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Women and the Law, A Handbook for NC now available in Spanish

Women and the Law, A Handbook for North Carolina , a product of the Women in Law student organization at the UNC School of Law, is now available in Spanish. See:

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Posted by Steven J. Melamut (Steve) on Wed. November 22, 2006 11:28 AM
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Westlaw & LexisNexis Student Printing

Carolina Law students now have access to free printing when doing research in Westlaw and LexisNexis. The Law Library arranged for the installation of a new LexisNexis printer and two new Westlaw printers in the rumpus room outside of the student organization offices.

To print a document in Westlaw, click "Print" in the upper right-hand corner of the browser window, then select "Westlaw Printer RUMPUS ROOM."

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Posted by Steven J. Melamut (Steve) on Mon. November 20, 2006 1:12 PM
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New Library Display on Law and Policy

The Law Library is pleased to announce a new library display on law and policy, mounted by CLPA. Created in January of this year, CLPA is a non-partisan student organization with the purpose of working to identify and create resources to enable students to actively engage with international and domestic policy and to prepare and compete for careers or interests in public policy, private, and government sectors.

CLPA accomplishes its mission using three guiding pillars: education, networking and action, which are represented in the November Law Library Display. President, Ruby Lichte Powers, and Publicity Chair, Corey Atkins, helped prepare and complete the display.

Please stop by, take a look and expand your mind ...

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Posted by Steven J. Melamut (Steve) on Tue. November 7, 2006 11:49 AM
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Laptop Printing

Carolina Law Students can now print to the printers in the ITS computer lab from their laptop computers. Instructions can be found at

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Posted by Steven J. Melamut (Steve) on Fri. October 6, 2006 11:01 AM
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Legal Research Podcasts!

West Law School Publishing is making available podcasts about legal research by Robert C. Berring Jr., Walter Perry Johnson Professor of Law at the University of California, Berkeley School of Law - Boalt Hall.

The first three subjects are:

  • Topics, Key Numbers and Searching for Cases By Subject
  • Legislative Histories
  • Legal Periodicals and How to Find Them

Download the podcasts

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Posted by Steven J. Melamut (Steve) on Wed. September 20, 2006 2:58 PM
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Guantanamo Teach-in

Seton Hall is sponsoring a day-long webcast teach-in on Guantanamo involving a number of distinguished speakers and participation from over 200 institutions, including nearly 100 law schools.

The simulcast will be shown all day in the Carolina Law courtroom.

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Posted by Steven J. Melamut (Steve) on Mon. September 18, 2006 8:29 AM
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America Celebrates Constitution Day

The Law Library is pleased to present a library display entitled America Celebrates Constitution Day.

This display is timed to coincide with the Law School program "Celebrate Constitution Day" on Monday, September 18 at noon, in the Rotunda of the UNC School of Law.

Please take a look at the display of poster-sized replicas of the Constitution and the Bill of Rights along with an exhibit of library books exploring the American Constitution. This exhibit was coordinated by Margaret Hall, Carol Nicholson and Aperna Sherman.

from: Carol Nicholson

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Posted by Steven J. Melamut (Steve) on Mon. September 18, 2006 8:27 AM
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Take a look at Professor Andrew Chin's new blog, Voiceless, an examination of the legal and technological structures that keep almost all of us voiceless.

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Posted by Steven J. Melamut (Steve) on Thu. July 27, 2006 4:36 PM
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Google U.S. Government Search

Google has added a new site where you can location press releases from the government, information from government Web sites, and news as part of Google’s drive to digitize government documents and records. The National Archives and Records Administration has given Google about 20 government films to digitize and post on Google Video.

U.S. Congressional hearings are going to be digitized by Google and additional materials are under negotiation.

from: The Wired Campus from The Chronicle of Higher Education

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Posted by Steven J. Melamut (Steve) on Sat. June 17, 2006 11:20 AM
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