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October 2012 Archives

October 31, 2012
The Honorable Judge Randall J. Newsome served as a settlement and bankruptcy judge for nearly three decades. During his time in the United States Bankruptcy Court he sat in the Southern District of Ohio and the Northern District of California (where he was Chief Bankruptcy Judge from 2004-2010). read more!
October 24, 2012
You're working on a seminar paper and come across a reference to a book or an article that is on point - but it isn’t at Biddle, on campus, or available as a pdf. Do you give up in defeat and look for a substitute resource available on campus? read more!
October 23, 2012
Biddle Law LIbrary will offer a workshop on Advanced HeinOnline Searching on Wednesday, October 31st. The workshop will take place in T-142 from noon until 1:00pm. For questions or to RSVP please contact Merle Slyhoff at mslyhoff@law.upenn.edu. read more!
October 17, 2012
More and more apps are becoming available to legal professionals seeking to keep current with research trends and news. Some apps connect you with particular research databases while others offer headlines in particular areas of law. read more!
October 16, 2012
On Tuesday, October 23rd, from noon to 1:00 pm, Biddle librarians will offer a brief introduction to Heinonline to Penn Law students. We hope to see you there! read more!
October 15, 2012
Biddle Law Librarian Mariah Ford will present a workshop on Bloomberg Law on October 16, from 12 to 1:00 PM, in T-320. read more!
October 15, 2012
The Get Published! workshop will be offered again on Tuesday, October 16th, from noon to 1:15 in T145. Students should contact Bill Draper at bdraper@law.upenn.edu in order to register. read more!
October 10, 2012
Are you interested for the battle for the White House? Getting ready to cast your vote for the US presidency? As election day draws near, students and faculty alike will be interested in keeping up with the latest news regarding election laws. Here are a few online resources that may be of interest. read more!
October 9, 2012
Research in Mixed, Religious and Other Jurisdictions along with Comparative Law Research will be examined by Biddle Foreign and International Law Librarian Gabriela Femenia on Monday, October 15 in her class on Research in Foreign and International Law. read more!
October 9, 2012
On Tuesday, October 9th, Biddle librarians will be teaching the first session on franchise research to the students in the first year Legal Research and Writing course. The session will feature use of Lexis Advance, Bloomberg, and WestlawNext. read more!
October 5, 2012
The archives recently processed two relatively small but informative collections from the National Bankruptcy Archives and the American Law Institute Archives. From the National Bankruptcy Archives, came the Judge Joyce Bihary Papers, and from the American Law Institute Archives, came the Deborah A. DeMott Papers. read more!
October 3, 2012
Resource of interest: ProQuest Legislative Insight is a federal legislative history service that makes available thoroughly researched compilations of digital full-text publications relevant to enacted United States public laws, with coverage from the 80th Congress (1947/1948) through the 112th Congress (2011/2012). read more!
October 3, 2012
Research in Common Law Jurisdictions will be examined on Monday, October 8 in the Research in Foreign and International Law class conducted by Biddle Foreign and International Law Librarian Gabriela Femenia. read more!
October 3, 2012
GET PUBLISHED! The Law School requires that your Senior Research & Writing paper demonstrate “proficiency in scholarly research and writing under close faculty supervision” with “an opportunity for constructive faculty criticism regarding avenues of research, analysis, organization, and style.” Whether you are writing a seminar paper, a journal comment, or a paper for independent study, why not get it published and add some sparkle to your resume? This workshop takes you through the process, including topic selection, preemption checking, and submission strategies. The Getting Published workshop will be held on October 3rd at 12:00 noon in T-145. To RSVP please contact Bill Draper at bdraper@law.upenn.edu. read more!