Blog Posts: Emily E. Roscoe

Emily E. Roscoe

Try Westlaw’s Jurisdictional Surveys to Compile Laws Across US Jurisdictions

Westlaw’s new tool Jurisdictional Surveys helps users get a head-start on gathering and comparing laws across US jurisdictions.
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Posted by Emily E. Roscoe on Fri. November 1, 2019 3:00 PM
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Try Lex Machina for Legal Analytics

Lex Machina, a LexisNexis research tool, provides litigation and business data for legal professionals. The tool harvests data from a variety of resources to enable users to identify meaningful patterns that aid in the practice of law.
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Posted by Emily E. Roscoe on Fri. October 4, 2019 11:00 AM
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Locating Historical Legal Materials: Three Databases to Try

Tracking down historical legal materials can be difficult, but there are a number of online sources available to aid your research.

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Posted by Emily E. Roscoe on Fri. February 22, 2019 3:45 PM
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The Internet Archive's Wayback Machine

The Internet Archive hosts the Wayback Machine , which periodically crawls the World Wide Web and preserves webpages in dynamic form. Users can view older versions of websites and even visit websites that have been taken down. 
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Posted by Emily E. Roscoe on Thu. December 6, 2018 1:53 PM
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Zoning and Land Use Law Resources in the Law Library

UNC School of Law offers a course in the spring semester titled “Land Use Control” (Law 290). In the spirit of this course offering, this blog will highlight some of the land use law resources available through the Law Library.
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Posted by Emily E. Roscoe on Fri. November 9, 2018 10:13 AM
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An Introduction to the North Carolina Department of Natural and Cultural Resources

This post discusses some of the materials made available by the North Carolina Department of Natural and Cultural Resources. Many of these materials are not available at the UNC Law Library or elsewhere.
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Posted by Emily E. Roscoe on Mon. October 8, 2018 4:30 PM
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OYEZ! OYEZ! OYEZ!

Oyez (pronounced OH-yay) is a free online resource for those interested in learning more about a Supreme Court case. Particularly useful is the Oyez collection of oral argument audio recordings.
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Posted by Emily E. Roscoe on Tue. September 11, 2018 9:53 AM
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Organize Your Research and Writing with Reference Management Tools

Students: Writing a paper for a WE or RWE course?  Planning to participate in the joint journal competition after classes end? This blog post provides some suggestions for citation management tools that have gotten positive reviews from users.


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Posted by Emily E. Roscoe on Fri. March 4, 2016 2:28 PM
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UNC School of Government and its Resources: Part III

This is the last post in the three part series highlighting the various resources available from the School of Government (“SOG”), and why the SOG can provide invaluable guidance for those researching North Carolina law.


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Posted by Emily E. Roscoe on Thu. February 18, 2016 10:42 AM
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UNC School of Government and its Resources: Part II

This post is Part II of a three part series that describes the various resources available from the School of Government (“SOG”), and why the SOG can provide invaluable guidance for those researching North Carolina law.


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Posted by Emily E. Roscoe on Wed. January 27, 2016 9:05 AM
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