This Week in the Law Library …

This Week’s Research Sessions

Monday, Oct. 5, 2020

  • The Technology of Law Practice with Legal Technology & Research Instructional Services Librarian Shannon Kemen
    • 3:00pm – 4:00pm

Wednesday, Oct. 7, 2020

  • The Technology of Law Practice with Legal Technology & Research Instructional Services Librarian Shannon Kemen
    • 3:00pm – 4:00pm

Friday, Oct. 9, 2020

  • HRQ Cite Checker Training with Associate Director Susan Boland
  • 12:30pm – 1:30pm


Featured Study Aids

  • First Amendment (Concepts & Insights)
    • Available online through our West Academic subscription
    • This study aid covers the major areas of this complex doctrine, including the religion clauses. The text also probes theories of free speech and debates over controversial issues such as campaign finance, hate speech, and religious exemptions.
  • Understanding the First  Amendment
    • Available online through our Lexis OverDrive subscription
    • This study aid covers the origins and nature of the First Amendment, speech advocating violent or illegal action, content regulation of speech, limited protection of speech, content neutrality of speech, freedom of association and compelled expression, media and the first amendment, the Establishment Clause, and the Free Exercise Clause.


Featured Guide

  • Resiliency & Wellness for Law Students & Lawyers Guide
    • Focus, resilience, balance and overall wellness are essential to a successful and fulfilling experience as a law student and as an attorney. This guide will provide you with resources to help you throughout your time in law school and as you practice law.


Featured Videos

  • Lawyering Well-Being YouTube Channel
    • Created for Lawyer Well-Being Week and involving the National Task Force on Lawyer Well-Being, the American Bar Association (ABA) Law Practice Division and its Attorney Well-Being Committee, and the ABA Commission on Lawyer Assistance Program’s (CoLAP) Well-Being Committee, these resources are available all year round.


Celebrate Wellness Week!

Law Student Mental Health Week

We’re celebrating Wellness Week! Post a photo showing how you make time for wellness using #LawStudentWellness, #ABAMentalHealth and #bewelluclaw and you could win a subscription to the Legally Mindful app.

Monday, Oct. 5, 2020

  • UC Women’s Center Mindfulness Session with Guest Facilitator Sonya Verma

Thursday, Oct. 8, 2020

Friday, Oct. 9, 2020


Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month

National Hispanic Heritage Month: Be Proud of Your Past Embrace the Future

Hispanic Heritage Month celebrates the contributions and importance of the Hispanics and Latinos to the United States and those American citizens whose ancestors came from Spain, Mexico, the Caribbean, Central America, and South America.This year’s theme is Hispanics: Be Proud of Your Past and Embrace the Future.

Wednesday, Oct. 7, 2020

  • UC #LatinxHeritageMonth Speaker Series
    • Education and Access: The Dean’s Perspective
      • Vice President of Student Affairs and Dean of Students Dr. Juan R. Guardi
      • 5:00 – 7:00pm
      • Register

Thursday, Oct. 8, 2020

  • Meet Your LatinX Attorney, sponsored by LLSA
    • Gibran Peña Porras ’19, Staff Attorney Great American Insurance Company
    • 12:00pm
    • WebEx

NALP Statistics: Partner Demographics at Law Firms

Total: 46,830

Total LatinX: 2.52%

Cincinnati Total: 267

Cincinnati LatinX: 1.12%

NALP Statistics: Associate Demographics at Law Firms

National Domestic Violence Awareness Month

October National Domestic Violence Awareness Month
October is National Domestic Violence Awareness Month. Begun in 1981 by the National Coalition Against Domestic Violence, it is a Day of Unity to connect battered women’s advocates across the country. At UC Law, you can gain hands-on experience as you learn how to provide holistic legal services to survivors of domestic violence. At the Domestic Violence and Civil Protection Order Clinic, you’ll work alongside clinic staff to learn every aspect of civil practice, from initial interviews through advocacy.

Presidential Proclamation

Wednesday, Oct. 7, 2020

  • Consent and Cookies!
    • 6:00 – 7:00 PM
    • Registration
    • Asking for consent is a lot like making your favorite cookie for a friend or loved one. Join the WHW Campus Advocates and the UC Women’s Center as they guide you on how to make a variety of delicious cookies and learn more about the importance of asking for consent along the way!

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