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Category Archive for 'Law and Technology'

The Future of Email

A lot of us have a love-hate relationship with email.  We are dependent on it for all kinds of correspondence—business, professional, personal—but we get angry, annoyed, and even anxious when our mailboxes fill up with messages.  Constantly checking new messages as they come in, which many people do, is distracting and can even cause high […]

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How do you use Google Maps?

Google maps has revolutionized the way we look at the world, right down to our own neighborhoods. In this slideshow, Evan Dashevsky of PC Magazine reveals some fascinating possibilities that we can explore with Google Maps. Want to become an amateur cartographer? Fly over cities like Superman? Time travel? Evan explains how to use such […]

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The 20th edition of the Bluebook was recently released. The numbering of the rules in the Bluepages (non-academic citation) now parallels the numbering in the Whitepages (academic citation). Typeface rules were relaxed to permit use of large and small caps in court documents for stylistic purposes. Rule 14 includes more examples of citations for a […]

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Two million downloads! Memorial Day saw the Pace Law School collections in the Pace Digital Commons surpass the 2,000,000 download mark. The two millionth download was an article by Professor Bennett Gershman, Prosecutorial Ethics and Victims’ Rights: The Prosecutor’s Duty of Neutrality. The Law School Digital Commons began in 2006 by collecting faculty scholarship, and […]

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The Pace Law Library offers Law in Film Collection to its patrons with borrowing privileges who may check these movies out at no charge for up to five days. The following are some of the recently added movies. The collection is located in the Student Lounge on the main level of the law library. Check […]

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Information on summer access to Lexis, Bloomberg Law, and Westlaw for students who are NOT graduating in May: Lexis has no restrictions on use over the summer, and you do not have to do anything to extend your password. Bloomberg Law has no restrictions on use over the summer, and you do not have to do anything […]

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Looking for news from law schools? Check out the Law School News portal, created by Elmer of CALI, currently featuring 93 law school RSS news feeds in one convenient place. Users can search the portal or browse the alphabetical list of feeds. Users can also subscribe to the Law School News feed and receive all the collected […]

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To follow up on our May 2013 post written by Cynthia Pittson, Monica Berger of New York City College of Technology at CUNY, and Jill Cirasella, of Graduate Center also at CUNY, in their Beyond Beall’s List: Better Understanding Predatory Publishers offer an updated overview of what predatory open access (OA) journals are, how to recognize […]

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Pace University libraries have adopted a Discovery Service that searches not only the Library catalog, but many full-text interdisciplinary subscription databases. Rather than search the catalog and then relevant databases separately, you can search all of these resources at once. This includes HeinOnline, Academic Search Complete, Environment Complete, JSTOR, Business Search Premier, and many more. […]

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Court Listener, founded in 2010 by Brian W. Carver and Michael Lissner, is a free legal research platform – an alternative to fee-based research databases. This project is sponsored by the Non-Profit Free Law Project and offers coverage of millions of legal opinions from federal and state courts, and most recently even oral arguments from […]

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