January 9, 2013
New Addition to the National Bankruptcy Archives: An Early History of the United States Trustee Program: Three Pioneers Reflect, an oral history
On May 29, 2012, the National Bankruptcy Archives filmed an oral history panel entitled, An Early History of the United States Trustee Program: Three Pioneers Reflect." Developed and funded by the American College of Bankruptcy, for donation to the National Bankruptcy Archives at the University of Pennsylvania's Biddle Law Library, the panel discussed the challenges that faced the program during its inception, the mixed reception by the bench and the bar, and the ways in which the program dealt with its challenges. read more!
December 12, 2012
Law students are often inundated with information. Who needs more? But everyone acknowledges the growing influence of social media like LinkedIn, Facebook, and Twitter. Blogs are another social media tool that today's law student and attorney needs to use. The judicious use of information from quality legal blogs is a skill that today's law student needs to master, along with skillful use of Lexis Advance, Bloomberg Law, or WestlawNext. read more!
December 12, 2012
Are you writing a paper about cybersecurity, online copyright, internet commerce, online freedom of speech, or any other issue that in some way concerns the internet? Be sure to check out the BloombergBNA Internet Law Resource Center, available to members of the Penn Law community through the library. read more!
December 5, 2012
The next time you need to study, consider using an app. There are a wide variety of apps that cover law school curriculum, bar exam topics, or CLE programming. Many of these apps are free to download, but require a fee for title-by-title content within the app. read more!
November 21, 2012
Have you ever wondered what political events surround the passage of significant Congressional legislation? Context can shed light on the meaning of a statute, by helping us understand what events transpired during enactment and how they might have influenced a legislature’s state of mind and choice of words during passage. read more!