Library News

Charlie Hebdo at Moffitt

From UC Berkeley University Librarian Tom Leonard: "The Front Pages displayed in front of Moffitt Library are well worth a look today to see the global reaction in word and image to the horrible crime in Paris. The value that the Library places on free expression is summed up here. In dramatic form."

Last edited 8 January 2015

Tools for Empirical Legal Research

The Law Library now maintains a small collection of useful texts about quantitative and qualitative research and analysis. These titles may be checked out for four hours of in-library use. There is also a workstation in the Law Library computer lab equipped with Stata and R.

Last edited 24 October 2014

LexisNexis Quicklaw for Canadian Legal Research

A comprehensive collection of primary and secondary sources for Canadian law, including court decisions, legislation, commentary and news. Also includes Halsbury's Laws of Canada and The Canada Digest. Covers provinces and territories as well as the federal level.

Last edited 28 August 2014


That's right, this is a library. You're here to study. If you need a relatively non-confrontational way to help your schoolmates put a damper on the decibels, see our selection of "Shush!" cards at the Reference Desk. They're free.

Last edited 26 August 2014

27 Years of Uncle Zeb: Cheaper Than a Therapist!

Need a few laughs? Visit the Law Library's exhibit on LL2, 27 Years of Uncle Zeb, featuring one incomparable page from each year of the Zeb Book. Become part of the tradition! Submit your questions to Uncle Zeb in the Zeb Book at the Reference Desk on LL1.

Last edited 25 August 2014

An Interview with New Berkeley Law Professor Chris Tomlins

Recently arrived from UCI, Prof. Tomlins discusses his approaches to legal history.

Last edited 15 August 2014

Free Access to Washington Post Digital

"[R]eaders can view the Web site anywhere at no cost by logging in with their ... .edu e-mail addresses."

Last edited 25 June 2014

New Berkeley Journal of Gender, Law, and Justice Issue of Women in Legal Education

The Berkeley Journal of Gender, Law and Justice has just published an entire volume on women in legal education. The papers respond to Presumed Incompetent: The Intersections of Race and Class for Women in Academia, edited by Angela Harris (UC Davis), Carmen Gonzalez (Seattle University School of Law), et al.

Last edited 13 June 2014

UC-Berkeley Law Names New Dean

Sujit Choudhry, a renowned expert in comparative constitutional law, has been named dean of the University of California, Berkeley, School of Law. Choudhry, the Cecelia Goetz Professor of Law at New York University School of Law and founder of its Center for Constitutional Transitions, will begin a five-year term beginning July 1, 2014.

Last edited 9 May 2014

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