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To follow up on our earlier post, titled Legal Writing: How Many Spaces After a Period?, Daily Writing Tips blog outlines the historical perspective of this question in its newest blog post, One or Two Spaces After a Period?, written by Maeve Maddox. The author looks at the history of writing in an attempt to […]

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Our Congratulations go to the First Pace Voir Dire Team that placed fifth overall at the Kansas City Show Me Challenge National Voir Dire Tournament and brought home Outstanding Voir Dire Award!  On April 4-6, 2014, Jon Panico (3L), Chrisopher Schweitzer (3L), Ellen Zhang (3L), and the team’s coach Professor Eylan Schulman (the first time […]

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Our Congratulations go to the 2014 Pace Energy Team that advanced to the Elite 8 at the Energy and Sustainability Moot Court Competition!  Over the weekend of March 29-30, 2014, Pace Law School sent two teams to the Energy and Sustainability Moot Court Competition in Morgantown, WV, hosted by West Virginia University. Michael DiCato (3L) […]

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WRITTEN BY: Prof. Louis V. Fasulo, Kristen Carroll (’14)and Catherine Peña (’15) Pace Law School hosted the First Annual Louis V. Fasulo Moot Court Competition on the weekend of March 29-30, 2014. Over 160 first year students and 100 Judges participated. The students argued the merits of the case of Dimitri Christov v. Life Renewal, […]

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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 […]

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To follow up on our 2013 post about Congress.gov, here are some of the latest improvements. In Custodia Legis Blog by the Library of Congress recently posted information on advanced search and browse functionalities and appropriations tables added to the website. Check out the Advanced Search, Browse, and Appropriations Tables Added to Congress.gov post.

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One of the rights of passage of all environmental law students is Environmental Law Survey.  However, as we approach the mid-point in the semester, many students will begin to find that there are a dearth of study aids available for this type of course.  The challenge here being that unlike most traditional substantive courses, those outlines, books and/or […]

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Congratulations to Vicky Gannon, Head of Circulation and Reference Librarian, who received the Land Use Law Center’s Annual Distinguished Service Award for her continuous contributions to the work and mission of the Land Use Law Center at Pace University School of Law. On December 6, 2013, the Land Use Law Center hosted its 12th annual […]

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To follow up on our 2012 post Thoughtful Use of Parentheticals, here is more. Raymond Ward, writer of the (new) legal writer blog in his recent post For Lovers of Parentheticals, Two Articles, brings attention to the persuasive power of parentheticals when used effectively. He mentions two scholarly articles detailing the  use of explanatory parentheses in […]

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Among the many initiatives delivering access to court opinions online for free is a project made possible through the partnership of the federal Judiciary and the Government Printing Office providing free online access to federal court opinions on the GPO’s Federal Digital System, FDsys.  This project now includes 64 federal courts publishing opinions on FDsys, […]

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