The Writing Center at George Washington Law School has posted information on the over 150 legal writing competitions around the country. The competitions cover a wide range of legal topics, and information on eligibility is included. Learn more about Legal Writing Competitions (updated February 23, 2015).
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Legal writing – one of the skills law students begin to practice as soon as they start a law school – is a skill requiring continuous practice. Check out the Pace Law Library’s collection of resources offering legal composition and legal writing guidance. 2013 Peter Butt, Modern Legal Drafting: A Guide to Using Clearer Language (3d ed. […]
Posted in Law Students on Aug 28th, 2014
We are pleased to announce the prize winners for our 2014 Pace Law Library orientation scavenger hunt. The winners have all been informed via their Pace email accounts. Winners may pick up your prize at the Circulation Desk in the Law Library, and we ask that you present your Pace ID when you come in […]
We are happy to announce that Pace law students can now reserve Law Library study rooms using an online reservation system. Along with the new online system, we are instituting new study room reservation policies which will make it easier for you to make a reservation: Each student is entitled to reserve 2 hours of study […]
Reluctantly admitting, the summer is coming to an end and the fall semester is approaching fast. Pace Law School community is preparing to welcome its Fall 2014 incoming class next week and looks forward to another successful year working with new and returning students. Law School is a new and exciting experience and the Law Library […]
POST WRITTEN BY: Steven E. Gavin (’14), Pace Law School It is said that all land use law is inherently local. As such, finding resources applicable to a particular state or municipality can prove difficult even for the most experienced practitioner or scholar. Fortunately, the Land Use Law Center maintains a database called Gaining Ground, which […]
POST WRITTEN BY: Angelique Rivard (’14), Pace Law School The Animal Law Resource Center (ALRC) is a comprehensive clearinghouse for information on animals and the law. The information on the ALRC’s website is accessible to everyone and is particularly beneficial for attorneys, law students, policy makers, engaged constituents, academics and all other animal advocates. ALRC […]
Pace Law School recently obtained a subscription for the language-learning software Rosetta Stone. The purpose of the program is to better support the U.S. Comparative Environmental Brazil program, the Immigration Clinic, John Jay Legal Services, International law externships, as well as students applying for Fulbright Scholarships. Due to the limited number of available licenses and […]
POST WRITTEN BY: Catherine Lyster (’15), Pace Law School For practitioners interested in keeping up to date with the latest developments and key issues affecting the environment, analysis of recent legislative action, or more in depth reports on specific environmental topics–then the Natural Resources Defense Council website, http://www.nrdc.org, is the place to go. The Natural […]
POST WRITTEN BY: Andrea Rodricks (’15), Pace Law School In navigating different aspects of environmental law, it can be helpful to be able to quickly look up the information and facts needed. The United States Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) Envirofacts database can be a useful resource in this regard. The EPA is an organization whose […]