Read about our recent and future events, research, Robbins Fellows, and more in the Robbins Collection 2019 Digest. Our annual Digest provides broad overviews of our work as well as some in-depth coverage of the Robbins Collection and our affiliated scholars. If you would like to submit information to be shared in the next annual […]
“Numbers are not worth the sweat we pour into them.” As a policy student in a program focused on quantitative methods, that sentence … was hard to read. It seemed that my primary interest might not be worth the time. Fortunately, first readings can be misleading.
Not only are dispersants an ineffective oil spill response strategy, but they also harm human health and marine ecosystems.
For those 78,400 Californians who spend nights on streets, in parks, in vehicles, the struggle to access toilets and clean water for drinking and bathing is central to daily life.
I learned many things in [the clinic], but loving the study of economics was not one of them. Instead … I learned to embrace both my role as a translator of complex material to an administrative agency and the general public and to embrace ambiguity and uncertainty in complex public policy issues.
If you told me after my sophomore year in college, that I would voluntarily sign up for a project in law school that required economic research, I would have thought you were crazy.
Being away on your LL.M. may make you feel like you are getting rusty with the rudimentary “lawyer” work. Clinic is your way back, behind the computer, typing ferociously for your client.
This interview is being reprinted with the permission of ARCL Insider. Jennifer K. Nelson is a reference librarian at The Robbins Collection, University of California Berkeley School of Law . Jennifer has been a member of ACRL for 14 years and is your ACRL member of the week for June 17, 2019. Describe yourself in […]
The Robbins Collection has three returning Fellows joining us in the summer and fall of 2019. Senior Fellow, Dr. David Johnston, will continue the research he began in spring 2019. Dr. Agnès Desmazières will also be returning to continue her research on the Catholic Church and canon law. To read more about Dr. Desmazières’s research […]
Last week Interim Center Director Ted Mermin appeared in a KTVU Fox 2 news segment to comment on the recent FCC ruling permitting phone companies to use robocall-blocking technologies. While the ruling may lead to a reduction of such calls, Mermin also pointed out the law’s shortcomings, namely that it does not require companies to implement […]