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New Historical Resource Available from Tarlton: The Law of Torts

As part of the Tarlton Law Library’s mission to preserve and provide access to the history of the University of Texas School of Law, we are proud to announce the availability of a digital recording and transcript of “The Law of Torts.”

Posted in Collection Highlights, Front Page News

New Database: ProQuest Executive Orders and Presidential Proclamations 1789-2014

Executive orders have taken on renewed prominence in the news of late. Here at the Tarlton Law Library, any patrons researching presidential actions can now turn to another resource.

Posted in Front Page News, Legal Research

U.S. Supreme Court is back in session

The U.S. Supreme Court is back in action today, hearing arguments in Heien v. North Carolina, a case about whether a police officer’s objectively reasonable mistake of law can provide reasonable suspicion sufficient to justify a traffic stop under the Fourth Amendment. If

Posted in for Faculty, for Students, Front Page News, Legal Research, Supreme Court Updates

Legal Research Tips for 1L Practice Memos

Are you researching for a memo assignment for your 1L LRLW class? Make the most of your time working on your practice memo and talk to a law librarian about how your research is going. We may be able to suggest strategies or resources you hadn’t thought of yet.

Posted in for Students, Front Page News

Library’s Annual Book Sale

The Library’s annual book sale starts on Monday, September 29, at 8am, and will continue all week from 8am to 5pm. There are a variety of titles available for purchase, including study guides, case books, fiction, and more. Stop by

Posted in Front Page News

Fall RA Training, Tuesday, September 30, at 12:30 pm

The Library is offering Research Assistant (RA) training on Tuesday, September 30, at 12:30pm, in Tarlton’s Computer Learning Center on the library’s third floor. All UT law students are welcome to attend. The training will benefit students who are working as faculty RAs, students who are interested in RA work, and students who just want a basic research refresher.

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