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Spring 2015 Legal Research Courses

November 24, 2014 -

Legal research courses for Spring 2015 will include Advanced Legal Research, Research for Criminal Law Practitioners and Tax Law Research.  See course descriptions here

Launch your career

November 6, 2014 -

The Law Library now offers access to ALM (American Lawyer Media) products such as the ALM100, competitive intelligence of law firms and detailed law firm profiles.  Get started with ALM by connecting through the Law Library's database list.

Unique check-out items at the Law Library

November 6, 2014 -

Did you know that you can check out a lawn chair, or a Mac power cord, or charge your mobile device, borrow a seat cushion, get ear plugs and so much more at the Law Library?  See our display in the hallway for lots more items - all available at the Information Desk!

Compilation of Bar Examination Questions

June 11, 2014 -

BC Law Library subscribes to this publication containing selected state bar exam essay questions and answers.  It is shelved in the Permanent Reserve area (KF 303 .I58) at the Information Desk.  It's one more chance for review and self-study before the bar exam.  Best wishes to all our BC grads preparing for the bar!

Pro Bono Training - free opportunities

June 11, 2014 -

PLI, Practising Law Institute, has a pro bono training calendar with free training opportunities during the period June - September 2014.  Employees and volunteers of non-profit groups and other entities are eligible for free training; see website for details.

Quick Tips

  • Retrieving newspaper articles for law review research

    The BC Law librarians have prepared a new guide to newspaper research. Whether you’re searching for a pdf copy of a 2012 newspaper article or an historic newspaper story, this new guide will lead you to the source.

  • Sui Juris

    Published from 1956 to 1968, Sui Juris documents a period of growth and expansion for Boston College Law School. Now every issue is available in Digital Commons. Look out for appearances by notable and notorious Bostonians like Kevin White, William Bulger, and Louise Day Hicks.

  • “What’s the best treatise to consult in my subject area?”

    Using the new BC law Library guide, you can quickly identify key treatises in particular subject areas.

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