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Boley Blog: New Cannabis Law Research Guide

Permalink - Posted on 2020-09-09 21:02

The legalization of marijuana at the state level all over the country has created a dynamic and complex practice area. Our new Cannabis Law Research Guide is here to help navigate the emerging literature describing reform efforts, provide guidance to businesses and attorneys, and track developments in the law. You can find many resources in the guide, including collections of state regulations, scholarly articles on equitable reform, and legal and industry news.

Interested in other areas of law? Check out all of Boley's Research Guides.

Boley Blog: Writing and Researching Your Paper

Permalink - Posted on 2020-09-04 22:07

The Law School Writing Center and the Boley Law Library are holding paper writing and research workshops that are required for students engaged in individual research papers, and are highly recommended for all students working on a Capstone/WIE, or other course paper. All workshops will be held via Zoom.

Finding and Researching Your Paper Topics
Thursday, Sept. 10, 12:00pm, Smith Room via Zoom

This session will focus on where to start your paper research, how to stay organized, and how to be certain you aren't missing anything. Join law librarians Mari Cheney and Meredith Kostek for the keys to paper research success. 

Introduction to Writing Research Papers
Tuesday, September 15th 12:10- 1:00 Zoom Room 7, Writing Specialist Hillary Gell
​Tuesday, Sept. 15th, 4:45pm, Zoom Room 8, Writing Specialist Hillary Gell

This informative and stress-reducing session will guide you through the research paper writing process. Learn practical strategies for tackling large writing projects, including WIEs and Capstones. 

Related links:

  1. Law School Writing Center
  2. Book a Research Consultation 
  3. Finding & Research Your Paper Topic Research Guide

Boley Blog: Seat Reservations

Permalink - Posted on 2020-08-18 16:09

Want to study in the law library? Now you can with seat reservations. Follow this link or use the green button that says "Reserve a Seat" on the bottom right side of the Boley homepage to get started with your reservation today.

Reservations are required due to mandated occupancy limits. Tables, carrels, and study rooms are available for single-occupancy booking and are spaced apart to maintain social distancing.

Seat reservations are available to 1Ls beginning Aug. 17, and all students starting Aug. 30. Be sure to check in when you arrive. Students may reserve seats for up to 4-hours per day, up to two weeks in advance, using your @lclark.edu email address.

Questions or problems with your reservation? Please contact the Boley front desk at lawcirculation@lclark.edu or 503-768-6676.


Boley Blog: Boleypalooza is here!

Permalink - Posted on 2020-08-13 19:36

boleypalooza welcome sign Welcome to Lewis & Clark Law School! Boley Law Library is excited to welcome you. To help get you started we've created Boleypalooza, which is a tour of the library, several videos introducing the librarians, the resources, registering for all of the legal resource accounts (Westlaw/TWEN, Lexis+, etc.), and tips to having a successful year.

Check out Boleypalooza, peruse the Boley website, follow us on your favorite social media, chat or email us with any questions, and get ready for a great year!

Boley Blog: Summer New Books at the Law Library

Permalink - Posted on 2020-07-28 22:51

undefinedEach month the Law Library adds new books to our collection. Check out our monthly guide for a selection of ebook titles added over the summer. You'll find them online via the Primo Catalog, for remote access, anytime.

From the New Titles list, click on a book title to find links to full text.  Enter your L&C username and password when prompted.

Boley Blog: Book Talk with Professor Ozan Varol (with recorded video link)

Permalink - Posted on 2020-07-21 21:01

undefinedJoin L&C Professor Ozan Varol on July 28th, 2020, at 12:00 as he discusses his new book, Think Like a Rocket Scientist, with the Boley Law Library.

Professor Varol’s book, Think Like a Rocket Scientist, reveals the playbook that rocket scientists use to turn the seemingly impossible into the possible. In the book Varol, a former rocket scientist himself, explains how you can use nine simple strategies from rocket science to make your own giant leaps in work and life.

Professor Varol will give a brief presentation on some of these strategies followed by a question and answer interview with Boley law librarian, Meredith Kostek.

Details and sign up can be found on the event website.

If you missed the event, you can watch the video recording through this link. You must be logged in to your Lewis and Clark account to have access to the video.

Boley Blog: American Enterprise Institute Database Now Available through HeinOnline

Permalink - Posted on 2020-06-15 22:58

American Enterprise Institute logoThe American Enterprise Institute (AEI) was founded in 1938 for the purpose of "bringing about a greater public knowledge and understanding of the social and economic advantages accruing to the American people through the maintenance of the system of free, competitive enterprise." A public policy think tank based in Washington, D.C., AEI scholars conduct original research that advocates for free enterprise and focuses on the world economy, U.S. foreign policy and international security, and domestic political and social issues. AEI documents are now available through the library's subscription to HeinOnline and include nearly 1,500 titles covering 20 different policy areas.

The American Enterprise Institute database brings AEI's collection of scholarship to HeinOnline, providing access to works published by the Institute in HeinOnline's fully-searchable image-based format. Unique to this collection is the ability to search by Policy Area, a subject identifier assigned by AEI to each of their publications that organizes their works into the following areas: economics, foreign and defense policy, society and culture, health care, politics and public opinion, poverty studies, and education; additional Policy Areas within each of these main categories further organize publications into more specific areas of scope. More information on the American Enterprise Institute and their work can be found on the Institute's website: https://www.aei.org/

Boley Blog: New L&C Protest Resource Guide

Permalink - Posted on 2020-06-10 18:40

undefinedNew to our Special Topics Subject Guides is a protest resource guide. This guide has legal resources, bail and pro bono information for protestors, websites and links on getting involved in anti-racist causes, nonfiction and fiction book lists on anti-racism and living in the US as a black person, media information, and a safe space for students and faculty.

Have more ideas for this LibGuide? Email Meredith Kostek with suggestions.

Boley Blog: PowerNotes Now Available

Permalink - Posted on 2020-05-08 18:26

undefinedPowerNotes is an online tool that provides an easy way to organize your online research and is now available for the Lewis & Clark Law School community. 

Sign up for PowerNotes using your @lclark.edu email address and then get started with your research. PowerNotes is especially useful for law students because it works easily with Westlaw and Lexis, as well as other academic databases. Check out the instructions on how to get started on PowerNotes. 

Boley Blog: Fourth Issue of Boley Law Library News

Permalink - Posted on 2020-05-08 14:59

undefinedThe fourth issue of our library newsletter is live! Do you have suggestions for our next issue? Leave them in the comments or send us a message at lawlib@lclark.edu

We look forward to hearing from you. 






v1i4may2020 by Mari Cheney