Blog Posts: Uncategorized

Keeping up with SCOTUS

US Supreme Court decisions have sweeping effects, and no matter your interest area: it's a good idea to keep yourself informed. Not only are the Court's opinions themselves important, but also which cases they are going to hear in the future, or have denied hearing altogether. This begs the question what are the best resources for staying up to date on the Supreme Court?
Read More... (Keeping up with SCOTUS)
Posted by Andrew J. Wisniewsky on Tue. September 15, 2020 2:00 PM
Categories: Uncategorized

69th Anniversary of the Integration of UNC-Chapel Hill

June 22, 2020, marks the 69th anniversary of the integration of both Carolina Law and the University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill. On June 22, 1951, five African-American students, Harvey E. Beech, James L. Lassiter, J. Kenneth Lee, Floyd B. McKissick, and James R. Walker began summer session classes at the law school.
Read More... (69th Anniversary of the Integration of UNC-Chapel Hill)
Posted by Ellie Campbell on Mon. June 22, 2020 10:57 AM
Categories: Uncategorized

What We Can Learn About Legal Research from the Supreme Court in Georgia v. Public.Resource.Org

There will surely be rafts of analysis and discussion in the days, weeks, and months to come concerning today’s U.S. Supreme Court decision in Georgia v. Public.Resource.Org. And while interesting issues abound, what this law librarian found most striking at first glance were the pronouncements by the Justices about the importance of annotated codes. Indeed, it is quite rare that courts, let alone the Supreme Court, tell us what they think about legal research products. So, here we will eschew opining on the merits of the decision or its significance, but will focus instead on the veritable feast of what the high court has to say about annotated codes, as well as other advice offered about conducting legal research.
Read More... (What We Can Learn About Legal Research from the Supreme Court in Georgia v. Public.Resource.Org)
Posted by Aaron S. Kirschenfeld on Mon. April 27, 2020 5:00 PM
Categories: Uncategorized

University of North Carolina Press Law Titles on HeinOnline

Though most of us are accustomed to using HeinOnline for its law journal library, and occasionally its historical materials, Hein also provides access to a number of other useful secondary materials, including .pdf versions of almost four hundred University of North Carolina Press titles related to law.
Read More... (University of North Carolina Press Law Titles on HeinOnline)
Posted by Ellie Campbell on Fri. April 24, 2020 2:00 PM
Categories: Uncategorized

New Legal Research Guide: Military Law Research

The UNC Law Library is pleased to announce the availability of a new Military Law legal research guide to support students currently working with the Military and Veterans Law Clinic or taking military law courses.
Read More... (New Legal Research Guide: Military Law Research)
Posted by Melissa M. Hyland on Thu. April 16, 2020 10:00 AM
Categories: Uncategorized

HeinOnline’s Legal Classics Library: Tackling the ‘Big Legal Books’ on Your Reading List

Have you ever considered adding some of the legal classics to your reading list? What about trying some of the works by Blackstone, Bentham, Coke, or Langdell? Thousands of these "big legal books" are available in their first edition formats for your reading pleasure and learning via HeinOnline's Legal Classics database. 
Read More... (HeinOnline’s Legal Classics Library: Tackling the ‘Big Legal Books’ on Your Reading List)
Posted by Melissa M. Hyland on Mon. March 30, 2020 9:00 AM
Categories: Uncategorized

One Million Downloaded Articles from the Carolina Law Scholarship Repository

The Carolina Law Scholarship Repository is an online resource for most articles published in UNC School of Law’s five student-edited law journals; faculty scholarly articles, essays, and policy papers; and some special digital collections. Launched by the Kathrine R. Everett Law Library in December 2015, the repository has since added more than 8,600 works that are freely available to the public. Earlier this month, readers from around the world have now downloaded more than 1 million copies of those works.


Read More... (One Million Downloaded Articles from the Carolina Law Scholarship Repository)
Posted by Aaron S. Kirschenfeld on Thu. March 19, 2020 10:23 AM
Categories: Uncategorized

Digital Subscriptions to the Financial Times Now Available for the UNC Law School Community

The UNC Law Library is pleased to announce that we have a new digital subscription to the Financial Times available for all law school faculty, students and staff.
Read More... (Digital Subscriptions to the Financial Times Now Available for the UNC Law School Community)
Posted by Ellie Campbell on Mon. March 16, 2020 10:00 AM
Categories: Uncategorized

State Legislators Also Hate Seasonal Time Changes: Researching Pending State Legislation

Most are probably familiar with the recent efforts by many state legislatures to make DST permanent, but did you know that North Carolina has pending legislation on the matter? Do you want to keep your finger on the pulse of this growing movement to change the way we keep time in the United States? Read on to learn about a few research tools at your disposal to track proposed legislation across the country!


Read More... (State Legislators Also Hate Seasonal Time Changes: Researching Pending State Legislation)
Posted by Melissa M. Hyland on Tue. March 3, 2020 9:00 AM
Categories: Uncategorized

Inserting the Section Symbol in a Word Document

It’s one of the first minor annoyances every first-year law student faces: creating the § in a Word document. This post includes instructions for how to get the § in N.C. Gen. Stat. §7A-13.
Read More... (Inserting the Section Symbol in a Word Document)
Posted by Nicole M. Downing on Wed. February 26, 2020 8:30 AM
Categories: Uncategorized
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20  ... 

Administrator Login



If you are seeing this, you are either using a non-graphical browser or Netscape 4.x (4.7, 4.8, etc.) and this page appears very plain. If you are using a 4.x version of Netscape, this site is fully functional but lacks styles and optimizations available in other browsers. For full functionality, please upgrade your browser to the latest version of Internet Explorer or Firefox.