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The oral advocacy program at Pace Law School is a robust one as students have the opportunity to learn and practice oral advocacy skills by participating in the mock trial advocacy and the moot court competitions. Oral advocacy education is a critical addition to the traditional classroom learning emphasizing the value of preparation, hard work, and collaboration. It is […]

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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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Human Rights Watch (HRW), in cooperation with the International Lesbian Gay Bisexual Trans and Intersex Association (ILGA), Amnesty International, and Dr. Paula Gerber of Monash Law School and the Castan Centre for Human Rights Law in Melbourne, Australia, unveiled its online interactive platform mapping the status of LGBT rights worldwide. In recent years, there have been significant advances for the rights of lesbian, gay, bisexual, […]

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As the final exams are approaching and our students begin their preparations, we thought that the following list of the variety of study aids the library has might be helpful. Our collection includes Questions & Answers, Examples & Explanations, Understanding Series, Emanuel’s Strategies & Tactics, Nutshells, and number of audio recordings. And don’t forget the […]

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Pace Law School hosted its annual Louis V. Fasulo 1L Moot Court Competition on the weekend of March 28-29, 2015. Over 160 first year law students and over 100 Judges participated in this exciting event. The students argued the merits of a fictitious case Petrillo v. Rooks, No. 14-85FD (W.D. Ala. Nov. 17, 2014) at […]

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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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Project of the Geneva Academy of International Humanitarian Law and Human Rights, the Weapons Law Encyclopedia is the world’s first-ever online encyclopaedia of public international law applicable to weapons. … [it] aims to provide accurate, up-to-date information on weapons, the effects of their use, and their regulation under international and national law…. This website is […]

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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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