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Even the most experienced legal researchers can find human rights research challenging. With so many resources available, it is often hard to know where to start. Following is a short list of resources, useful in answering some common human rights research questions. This is only a selective list of available resources. For more information, see the library's Human Rights Research Guide  and the reference librarians at the Law Library Reference Desk . Some of these resources are only available from the law school campus. While many of these resources are free, others are fee-based. Some are available from the ...
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SUMMARY DESCRIPTION: The Reference Librarian serves as a member of the Library’s Reference Department, providing a wide range of reference and research services to the law school community.   MINIMUM LEVEL OF EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE: Master’s Degree in Library and Information Science and J.D.   ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS: Provides reference and research services to faculty in support of their teaching and scholarship; Provides current awareness services relating to faculty research and teaching interests; Manages or participates in creation and maintenance of course research guides using LibGuides; Provides ... market research, surveys and trends
New Cornell Customized Google Legal Research Tool — Slaw
Simon Chester's involvement with legal information goes back to the Seventies when he taught legal research at Osgoode Hall and served on CLIC's board - that was the Canadian Law Information Council. He has practiced law on Bay Street for almost thirty years and speaks and writes widely on legal and professional issues [click on the author's name for more information] Neil C alerted us three years ago to a tool that our friends in Ithaca were developing to help legal researchers. In late December, a new version was unveiled which permits three separate or combined searches: Find Legal Research Guides Search the ... market research, surveys and trends

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Law Librarian Blog: Findings of the FCC's Broadband Adoption and ...
The FCC conducted a survey of 5,005 Americans in October and November 2009 to understand the state of broadband adoption and use, as well as barriers facing those who do not have broadband at home. The main findings reported in Broadband Adoption and Use in America are: 78 percent of adults are Internet users, whether that means broadband, dial-up, access from home or access from someplace other than home. 74 percent of adults have access at home. 67 percent of U.S. households contain a broadband user who accesses the service at home. 65 percent of adults are broadband adopters. The discrepancy of two percentage points between ... industry trends, business articles and survey research
Law Librarian Blog: LLB's Rate Your Legal Resources Vendors Survey ...
One survey taker asked, "Please tell me this is not a marketing technique for any of the vendors mentioned." The answer is absolutely not. As I explained in the survey announcement , "the questions asked ... are the result of what happens when you think out loud in the blogosphere. This survey is a follow-up to LLB's (1) April 2009 Should LexisNexis and Thomson West Be Worried About the Economy's Turbulence? Results of the LLB Poll ; (2) February 2009 Tough Times Ahead for Law Library Budgets poll results ; and (3) recent email communications from some law librarians who prefer to response to blog posts directly ... industry trends, business articles and survey research
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Selected Guides to Doing Legal Research in Asian Countries
Below is a bibliography of selected legal research guides for Asia and Asian countries: Asian Region. • Research Guide on the Trading Systems in the ... technology research, surveys study and trend statistics
Legal Research Guide: China - Law Library of Congress (Library of ...
The legal system of the People’s Republic of China (PRC) is defined by the government as a “socialist legal system.”  Despite the official definition, however, China’s legal system is based primarily on the model of Civil Law.  The Constitution of the People’s Republic of China is the highest law within China.  The current version was adopted in 1982 with further revisions in 1988, 1993, 1999, and 2004. There are four levels of the court system in China: the grassroots, intermediate, higher and supreme people's courts, in addition to special courts such as the military, maritime, railway and forestry courts. Back ... technology research, surveys study and trend statistics
Legal Research Guides
How do I search for laws on a particular subject? How can I compile a legislative history for a Washington (or federal) law? How can I locate court opinions about a topic? To answer these and other frequently asked questions, the reference librarians have prepared a series of legal research guides. Use these guides to get started on your research project when a reference librarian is not available to assist you or as a reminder as you conduct your research. Many of these guides have been prepared in conjunction with in-class presentations. The online guides will be updated with the same frequency as the class is ...
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How long does a judge have to rule on summary judgment? - Yahoo ...
I have a civil case in Arizona against a former employer (a huge corporation) for ADA violation.I'm Pro Se, Defendant has team of attorneys. On 07/21, Defendant filed a motion for summary judgment and objections to preclude me from calling witnesses and using exhibits in response to a dispositive motion or at trial . I responded to motion and objections on 09/15. On 10/03, the Judge issued order saying that he would respond to the motion for summary judgement in a "seperate order". He then denied Defendant attorneys for the countersuit against me (yay!). He also partially granted the objection which prevents Plaintiff ...
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Do not wear anything over the top, make an effort!!! be do not go like you are like an celebrity.Something like skinney jeans a vest top and a killer jacket. maybe ever some flat shoes , ugg boots or... What shall you wear tomorrow? an affro wig and your best tophat! What shall you wear shopping? Wear clothes that are comfortable and easy to in get and out of. A dress is an obvious choice, as are flat shoes (since you will be walking around a lot). How do you measure valve guide wear ? The quick and dirty way is to take the valve (new or good condition) and rock it back and forth ( side to side) in the guide. If you can feel it ...