Stress-Free Current Awareness Resources for Journal Students

When you’re writing a law review comment or note, one essential part of the process is keeping aware of developments in your topic area. You’ll want to know about any game-changing news or legal developments so that your work isn’t outdated on arrival. Luckily, there are ways to automate current awareness. This post will cover

Welcome (Back) to the Kathrine R. Everett Law Library!

The fall semester is underway, and the library has plenty of available resources to help you hit the ground running whether you are a first-year or returning student. Not sure how to access your legal databases? Our Legal Databases page provides hyperlinks and access instructions for all of the library databases. Need a quiet place

Legal Writing Resources for Judicial Clerks and Externs (2024 Update)

If you’re about to begin—or have already begun—an externship or clerkship with a judge, you might be nervous about tackling new writing assignments like bench memos and appellate opinions. But fear not: there are a lot of resources out there to help you prepare. This post has collected a variety of articles and books about

The Bar is Coming! The Bar is Coming!

July 27th is right around the corner. If you’re looking for bar prep study aids, we’ve got you covered. Check out Preparing for the Bar Exam research guide. We have plenty of helpful resources for studying that you can access wherever you are. These study aids have sample questions for all the exams, helpful tips

Taking the Prank Too Far: Researching April Fools’ Day Litigation

April Fools’ Day is rapidly approaching and while most simple shenanigans go ignored on this day, quite a few also land the pranksters in hot water with the law. This blog post will share a few of those cases and point you in the direction of searching for more! While the history of April Fools’

The Curious Case of Presidential Libraries

You may have heard of Presidential Libraries. Maybe your home state had one, or you visited one on a field trip. But what exactly are they, and who runs them? Presidential Libraries are privately constructed archives and museums that hold records and memorabilia of the former Presidents for researchers and the public. They also create

Meet the UNC Law Library’s New Reference Librarian: Kerri-Ann Rowe

The Kathrine R. Everett Law Library at the University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill welcomes our newest Reference Librarian, Kerri-Ann Rowe. Kerri was most recently the Student Services and Outreach Librarian at the University of Colorado Law School. She holds a J.D. from the University of Notre Dame, an M.L.I.S. from Syracuse University, and a B.A.

Sign-up for Prep for Practice: Legal Technology Workshops

Librarians don’t just love books! We also love technology – especially keeping up to date with tech trends in legal practice. The Law Library would like to invite UNC Law students to participate in the Prep for Practice: Legal Technology Workshop Series for Spring 2021. Each workshop will be led by a UNC law librarian

Resources for Writing Seminar Papers: Print & Digital

It’s that time of the semester when students need to start buckling down and writing their RWE seminar papers! At this point, topics have been selected and research has begun. But how do you put it all together? How do you organize a seminar paper? How do you develop and support your thesis? How do