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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.
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Posted by Aaron S. Kirschenfeld on Mon. April 27, 2020 5:00 PM
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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.
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Posted by Ellie Campbell on Fri. April 24, 2020 2:00 PM
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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.
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Posted by Melissa M. Hyland on Thu. April 16, 2020 10:00 AM
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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. 
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Posted by Melissa M. Hyland on Mon. March 30, 2020 9:00 AM
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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.


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Posted by Aaron S. Kirschenfeld on Thu. March 19, 2020 10:23 AM
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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.
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Posted by Ellie Campbell on Mon. March 16, 2020 10:00 AM
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