14. May 2013 14:34
The latest printing technology is here in the form of a 3D printer. The law must keep up with technology advancing so quickly.
For an examination of issues involving 3D printers and copyright law see Edward Lee, Digital Originality, 14 Vanderbilt Journal of Entertainment & Technology Law 919 (2012), http://ssrn.com/abstract=2128799.
See also the New York Times article on the legal issues that can potentially arise from the use of 3D printers. Nick Bilton, Disruptions: The 3-D Printing Free-for-All, N.Y. Times, Nov. 13, 2011, http://bits.blogs.nytimes.com/2011/11/13/disruptions-the-3-d-printing-free-for-all/?smid=pl-share.
An additional issue involve the hot topic of gun control. See the New York Times article on the University of Texas law student. The ATF would like to keep an eye on individuals who print guns with 3D printers - if it could. Nick Bilton, Disruptions: With a 3-D Printer, Building a Gun With the Push of a Button, N.Y. Times, Oct. 12, 2012, http://bits.blogs.nytimes.com/2012/10/07/with-a-3-d-printer-building-a-gun-at-home/?smid=pl-share.
One could run amok with the AWR possibilities in this topic or addressing part of it...
non-3D gun morguefile.com
10. May 2013 08:29
The PhoenixLaw Library recently published a Guide containing very helpful information on the requirements to acquire a license to practice law in Arizona right after law school. Access it by clicking here or going to: http://researchguides.phoenixlaw.edu/AZbarinfo
The Guide has links to the rules that govern Arizona's licensing requirements as well as links to forms, practice questions, and study aids available in the Library to help you prepare for the Uniform Bar Exam.
Further, the Guide explains the Character and Fitness process and the required Multistate Professional Responsibility Exam. There is also a list with links to email addresses for the Academic Success Department and a description of the Department's myBar Program.
It is never to early to look into what lies ahead after law school. The better informed you are, the better equipped you will be to handle what can be a very daunting process.
MBE subjects for the 200 multiple choice question part of the bar exam
6. May 2013 13:17
Last week, the PhoenixLaw Library held an event headed by its own Faculty and Interlibrary Services Coordinator, Timothy Saffles. The Annual Faculty Scholarship Reception is a celebration of the scholarly publications produced by PhoenixLaw's faculty.
Professor Laura Dooley was the Keynote Speaker. The reception culminated in awards for faculty who excelled in the eyes of their peers. Recipients were Professors Ilya Iussa, Francine Banner, Riaz Tejani, and McKay Cunningham. Professor Susan Daicoff received the Lifetime Scholary Achievement Award.The faculty was pleased with the event.
Professor Keith Swisher was thankful to the Library and presented Mr. Saffles with a gift of gratitude for putting together such a notable event.
Guests enjoying the event.
Guests enjoying the event.
Interim Director Christy Ryan's introductory remarks. Mr. Saffles' award.
Catering by Alexis.
Beautiful display created by Ms. Sarah Hicks.
24. April 2013 16:17
Need to do a little fine tuning of the citations in your AWR paper? Need a review of footnoting? Then the Library’s workshop on Bluebooking for AWRs is for you!
Please join us on Tuesday April 30th at noon in Room 1337 for this 50 minute workshop.
This is the last Library workshop for this semester,but in the future, take a look at our library workshops page to view a list of workshop descriptions and a link to the workshop calendar
Don’t forget the Library now offers legal research instruction tailored for your study group! Any group of 5 or more can order a custom session.To request a session, complete this form.
22. April 2013 10:01
I’ve graduated. Now what? How do I afford research? Come find out at our workshop titled Real World Research, this Tuesday, April 23rd, from noon-1pm in Classroom 1337. Learn about the most important legal resources for research, including those that are free, which are essential for legal practice. Discover an affordable alternative to Westlaw and Lexis – FastCase. FastCase provides access to a variety of legal resources including cases, statutes, and secondary sources.
Can't make it this week? The Law Library will be offering workshops on many different topics throughout the semester. Take a look at our library workshops page to view a list of workshop descriptions and a link to the workshop calendar.
Don’t forget the Library now offers legal research instruction tailored for your study group! Any group of 5 or more can order a custom session. To request a session, complete this form.