Tuesday, February 3, 2015

Judicial Misconduct: What the NC Supreme Court and Judicial Standards Commission Do About It

Hot off the presses (or really, just on your computer screen) is the latest issue of the Administration of Justice Bulletin (No. 2015/01).  This issue is about judicial misconduct that can lead to discipline from the North Carolina Supreme Court or the Judicial Standards Commission.  It updates the Administration of Justice Bulletin (No. 2013/03) from April, 2013.

To see an archive of other Administration of Justice Bulletin issues, check the University of North Carolina School of Government (UNC-SOG) collection here.  In addition, you can also find a listing of the other publications though the bulletin collection.

Find this information helpful and/or interesting?  Well, stay turned for more updates.  We will continue to post when new issues are released for this bulletin and other publications.  To see which UNC-SOG publications that are available through the Law Library visit our catalog.

Wednesday, January 28, 2015

North Carolina Pattern Jury Instructions

Current North Carolina Pattern Jury Instructions are now available from the Elon Law Library website under the section Quick Links on the right hand side of the screen.  Two things to remember:

1.  The Jury Instructions on FastCase are the last edition and will no longer be updated.
2.  Access is restricted to the law school building, it cannot be accessed offsite.

If you have any questions, please stop by, email, call or chat with a reference librarian.

Wednesday, January 7, 2015

Westlaw requires personal password change!

Today we learned that Westlaw is requiring all academic users to reset their password next week. If you do it NOW - proactively - you won’t get prompted to change it again when the change actually does occur. To do this NOW, log in and click UPDATE next to your name on the upper left side of the law school landing page with our representative's photo. Select "Manage OnePass Profile" and re-enter a new password, re-enter it again and click SAVE.

Tuesday, September 9, 2014

New Library Materials - June through August 2014

The list of newly acquired library materials from June through August 2014 is now online. Please click here for more information.

Monday, June 16, 2014

New Library Materials - May 2014

The list of newly acquired library materials for the month of May 2014 is now online. Please click here for more information.

Thursday, June 12, 2014

New Library Materials - April 2014

The list of newly acquired library materials for the month of  April 2014 is now online. Please click here for more information.

Wednesday, May 14, 2014

Summer access to Westlaw, Lexis and Bloomberg Law

Lexis and Bloomberg Law permit unrestricted summer access to both continuing students and law graduates. Westlaw restricts summer access by students and graduates to specific purposes and requires those eligible to apply through their website.

2014 graduates

Lexis Advance
Graduates have access to their school Lexis Advance ID until the end of August.
Bloomberg Law
Graduates have unrestricted access for 6 months after they graduate. 
Westlaw
May 2014 graduates have 60 hours of access to academic content each month from June-November, have access to job search content on Westlaw for 18 months after graduation, and may register for a password extension to prepare for the bar exam.

Continuing students

Lexis Advance
Students may use their school Lexis Advance ID for school and job-related research, subject to the permission of their employer.
Bloomberg
Students may use BLAW during their summer job with no restrictions.  Their access will still be based on their academic account, so docket access will continue to be free. 
Westlaw
Westlaw and WestlawNext will be provided to non-graduating law students participating in a qualifying summer activity:
·         Summer Law School Classes
·         Law Review or Journal work
·         Project for a professor
·         Moot Court
·         Pro-bono work required for graduation
·         Unpaid/non-profit public interest internship/externship (except
     government)
Eligible students must register through the “Request a Password Extension” banner located on the home page of the www.lawschool.westlaw.com site and agree to use their password for educational purposes.