Attention 1L Students re Intro to Law materials

  • By Hofstra Law Librarians
  • August 7, 2017

Attention first year students, if you are looking for the Intro to Law materials you will find them in the Law School Copy room.  Take the stairs behind the elevator down and turn left.  The Copy room is on the …

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Last Day of Classes!

  • By Hofstra Law Librarians
  • December 5, 2016

As you know, today is the last day of law school classes.  Tomorrow is a reading day and final examinations run from Wednesday, December 7 through Tuesday, December 20.

This is a stressful time for most and a little play …

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Law Library – Study Guides

  • By Hofstra Law Librarians
  • November 28, 2016

The Law Library provides a number of study guides for our students.  Some are print and some are electronic.  You can discover what the Law Library offers through the Study Guides research guide.  This is found starting from the Law …

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Types of Legal Materials

  • By Hofstra Law Librarians
  • August 29, 2016

Whether you are a 1L or a returning law students, the types of legal materials and how they all fit together can be confusing.  We talk of “Primary Authority” such as constitutions, statutes, regulations, case law and administrative decisions.  But …

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Welcome Hofstra Law Class of 2018!

  • By Hofstra Law Librarians
  • August 17, 2015

Welcome to the Law Library.  Law libraries today are more than books.  We have many electronic resources that you may not know about now but will learn as you go through law school.  Don’t worry or rush as we are …

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Good Luck on the Bar Exam!

  • By Hofstra Law Librarians
  • July 27, 2015

You have worked and studied hard in preparation for the Bar Exam.  Today get to where you need to be tomorrow, exercise, have a good dinner and a good night’s rest.

Good Luck!…

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ABA Announces Free Law Student Membership

  • By webdev@hofstra.edu
  • April 7, 2015

The American Bar Association announced yesterday that “effective immediately,” it would offer free membership to all students enrolled in ABA-approved law schools.  ABA membership, which previously cost students $25, offers a wealth of benefits geared to a law student’s career …

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Annual Law Student Survey Released

  • By webdev@hofstra.edu
  • January 12, 2012

The results of the 2011 Law School Survey of Student Engagement are out. This annual survey is designed to measure how law students throughout the country study, experience growth, communicate with faculty, and rate the quality of their law school …

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How to Survive the First Year of Law School

  • By webdev@hofstra.edu
  • August 6, 2011

Well, it’s quiet today in my favorite corner of the Library, but not for long! Soon the tables will fill up with new faces, as the Hofstra Law Class of 2014 find their favorite spots, too. Being a brand new …

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Congrats to Bar Takers

  • By webdev@hofstra.edu
  • July 29, 2011

To everyone who took the bar exam (or even multiple bar exams) this week–congratulations!

We know that you won’t receive the exam results for months, but just making it through the months of study and the arduous days of the …

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