This Week at the Law Library …

Research Instruction

Monday, Oct. 14

  • Library & Lexis Lunch & Learn on Business Filings & Public Records
    • Associate Director of Public & Research Services Susan Boland and Lexis Representative Ashley Russell will go over finding information on companies and people.
    • 12:15pm – 1:15pm
    • Room 302
    • Lunch & Lexis points provided!
  • Prof. Bock’s LLM Class
    • Reference Librarian Shannon Kemen will be teaching Prof. Bock’s LLM class about researching statutes.
    • 3:05pm – 4:30pm
    • Room 104

Tuesday, Oct. 15

  • Prof. Smith’s Lawyering I, Section 3
    • Associate Director of Public & Research Services Susan Boland will teach section 3 how to research statutes
    • 9:00am – 10:25am
    • Room 100B
  • Prof. Smith’s Lawyering I, Section 4
    • Associate Director of Public & Research Services Susan Boland will teach section 4 how to research cases and use statutes
    • 1:30pm – 2:55pm
    • Room 100A

Wednesday, Oct. 16

  • Prepare to Practice: Docket Research
    • Reference Librarian Shannon Kemen and Lexis Representative Ashley Russell will be holding a prepare to practice table outside of rooms 114 and 118.
    • 12:15 – 1:15pm
    • Hallway across from 118
    • Snacks and Lexis points provided
    • Join the UC Law Library Prepare to Practice Community to access a video and quiz on using terms and connectors.

Celebrate Indigenous Peoples Day

Monday is Indigenous People’s Day. The idea of replacing Columbus Day with Indigenous Peoples Day was suggested in 1977, at the United Nations International Conference on Discrimination against Indigenous Populations in the Americas.

Selected Resources on Law and Indigenous People

Celebrate Wellness Week


  • Resiliency & Wellness for Law Students & Lawyers Guide
  • Step Competition Kick-Off, Monday, Oct. 14
    • Join the college-wide competition for the most steps!
  • Mindful Monday: Tea and Meditation, Monday, Oct. 14, 8:00-9:00am, 1st floor CPD Annex.
  • Yoga in the Law Library, Monday, Oct. 14, 12:30pm – 1:30pm on the 4th floor of the law library.
  • We All Wear the Mask: Imposter Syndrome Activity, Tuesday, Oct. 15, 8:00am – 10:30am, 1st floor CPD Annex.
  • UC Law Women and Phi Alpha Delta Painting Night, Tuesday, Oct. 15, 7:00pm, Room 114.
  • Mindful Meditation with the Wellness Committee’s Professor Chris Bryant, Wednesday, Oct. 16, 8:15-8:45am, Crow’s Nest.
  • All Tied Up: Tie-Dye T-Shirt Activity, Wednesday, Oct. 16, 1:00-2:30pm, Taft Statue (weather permitting)
  • Free Flu Shots (with Insurance Card) and Blood Pressure Screenings, Thursday, Oct. 17, 11:00am-1:00pm, Room 208.
  • Beerded Pig Food Truck, Thursday, Oct. 17,11:30am-2:00pm, behind the law school.
  • Yoga in the Law Library, Thursday, Oct. 17, 12:10pm – 1:10pm on the 4th floor of the law library.
  • Therapy Guinea Pig, Thursday, Oct. 17, 12:15-1:15pm, 1st floor CPD Annex.
  • Wellness Fair, Thursday, Oct. 17, 1:30-3:30pm, 1st floor hallways.
  • Therapy Dogs and Guinea Pig, Friday, Oct. 18, 12:15-1:15pm, Atrium.

October Term of the United States Supreme Court

This week the United States Supreme Court continues its October term. Look for the following cases:

  • Tuesday, Oct. 15
  • Wednesday, Oct. 16
    • Rotkiske v. Klemm — whether the “discovery rule” applies to toll the one-year statute of limitations under the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act.
    • Mathena v. Malvo — whether the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 4th Circuit erred in concluding that a decision of the Supreme Court in Montgomery v. Louisiana, addressing whether a new constitutional rule announced in an earlier decision, Miller v. Alabama, applies retroactively on collateral review may properly be interpreted as modifying and substantively expanding the very rule whose retroactivity was in question.
    • Kansas v. Garcia — whether Immigration Reform and Control Act expressly pre-empts the states from using any information entered on or appended to a federal Form I-9, including common information such as name, date of birth, and social security number, in a prosecution of any person (citizen or alien) when that same, commonly used information also appears in non-IRCA documents, such as state tax forms, leases, and credit applications; and (2) whether the Immigration Reform and Control Act impliedly preempts Kansas’ prosecution of respondents.

Hispanic Heritage Month Ends


Hispanic Heritage Month is nationally recognized during the dates of September 15 – October 15 as of 1988 to acknowledge the important contributions made by Hispanic and Latino-Americans to the United States. This year the theme is “Hispanic Americans: A History of Serving Our Nation.”

President Trump’s Proclamation

Governor DeWine’s Proclamation

Local Events:

  • Hispanic Heritage Month Ending Taco Tuesday, Tuesday Oct. 15 2pm – 4pm at the EPS Office

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