Detours and Frolics: Week of 3/30

Here’s some legal news and miscellany to keep you company on this fine spring day:

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Join Us for Lunch with Prof. Brody on March 31

A Lesson from a Law Professor About Twilight: Vigilance, Victims, and Violence

On Tuesday,  March 31, join Prof. Susan Brody and the Louis L. Biro Law Library for lunch and a discussion on the intersection of law and popular culture.

This discussion will be part of our Scholars & Students series. This series provides opportunities for you to get to know your professors in an informal setting and to learn what they are working on outside of the classroom.

Lunch will be served. To RSVP, email pjohnso@jmls.edu.

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Do You Have Suggestions for Us?

Suggestion Box

We always want to do what we can to make sure your experience at the library is as pleasant and hassle-free as possible. To that end, the library has an online suggestion box that you can use to let us know what we can do, big or small, to improve your time in the library.

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New York Times Online Now Available to JMLS Community

The JMLS library has joined a consortium of law libraries to provide access to the New York Times online. Access is now available to current students as well as full time faculty and staff.

For more information, visit the reference desk during normal reference hours in person on the 6th floor, by phone at 312-427-2737 x729, by e-mail at library@jmls.edu, by text at 312-854-2752, or via chat from the library homepage.

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Detours and Frolics: Week of 3/23

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If I may say, there is some fascinating (and outré) stuff in this week’s Detours and Frolics. Check it out:

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Join Us for Lunch with Prof. Nagel on March 24

Untangling Illinois Civil Procedure

On Tuesday,  March 24, join Prof. Mary Nagel and the Louis L. Biro Law Library for lunch and a discussion on what you need to know about Illinois civil procedure.

This discussion will be part of our Scholars & Students series. This series provides opportunities for you to get to know your professors in an informal setting and to learn what they are working on outside of the classroom.

Lunch will be served. To RSVP, email pjohnso@jmls.edu.

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Detours and Frolics: Week of 3/16

Welcome to the back half of the semester. If you’re looking for a brief distraction, catch up on some of last week’s legal news and items of interest:

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Detours and Frolics: Week of 3/9

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Happy spring break! Why not start your week with some legal news?

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Spring Break Hours

From March 8 to March 15, the library will be open at the following times:

  • March 8: 9 a.m. – 6 p.m.
  • March 9 – 13: 8 a.m. – 6 p.m.
  • March 14 – 15: 9 a.m. – 6 p.m,
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Join Us for Lunch with Prof. S. Ford this Wednesday

Are International Criminal Courts Worth the Cost?

On Wednesday, March 4, join Prof. Stuart Ford and the Louis L. Biro Law Library for lunch and a discussion on empirically determining the effectiveness of international criminal tribunals.

This discussion will be part of our Scholars & Students series. This series provides opportunities for you to get to know your professors in an informal setting and to learn what they are working on outside of the classroom.

Lunch will be served. To RSVP, email pjohnso@jmls.edu.

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