Category: Faculty

Why I Teach: Elinor Schroeder

Employment law touches everyone, and for Elinor Schroeder, it’s a topic that has propelled her through a distinguished career of teaching, mentoring, and research at KU Law. “Employment law is a field that has just burst on the… Read More

Why I Teach: Quinton Lucas

Editor’s Note: Today marks a new feature on the blog: the “Why I Teach” series, which profiles KU Law professors and gives you the opportunity to learn more about their backgrounds and teaching philosophies. Quinton Lucas has compiled… Read More

LibGuides: one-stop shopping for your legal research needs

As anyone who has had to do research in a specific area of law can tell you, a significant amount of time can be spent on the task of gathering up all of the sources at your disposal…. Read More

Ch-ch-ch-changes! The latest and greatest at Wheat Law Library

Meet Allison Reeve, the newest librarian. As we start a new year and a new semester, we are happy to announce a few changes at the Wheat Law Library. Our new Kansas Supreme Court Research Clinic is under… Read More

The librarians are coming! Wheat Law Library to host joint conference in Lawrence

The Wheat Law Library will host the joint Mid-America Association of Law Libraries (MAALL) and Southwestern Association of Law Libraries (SWALL) conference on Nov. 3-5. On Nov. 3-4, all activities take place at The Oread. Librarians and information… Read More

Friendly faces and tasty food: New admissions dean confirms rumors, busts myths about Midwest

Hello! It’s been six weeks since I moved from Philadelphia to Lawrence to begin my new position as Assistant Dean of Admissions here at the KU School of Law. Now there’s an old adage that a visitor can… Read More

Could you be getting more out of Google’s search engine? Some tips and tricks

Recently, the Wheat Law Library received a book titled Google for Lawyers: Essential Search Tips and Productivity Tools,” by Carole A. Levitt and Mark E. Rosch. I instantly fell in love with it. For those of you who… Read More

Goodbye to Green: Farewell letter from Todd Rogers

Welcome back to Green Hall! The beginning of the 2011-12 academic year is bittersweet for me, as it marks the end of my tenure at KU Law and a return to Boulder, Colo. I recently accepted the position… Read More

Law school survival tips from a recent graduate: Simplify your life and warn your loved ones

First-year boot camp has ended, and regular classes have begun. Many of you are still a bit dizzy from all of the new responsibilities that law school has thrust upon you. Fresh out of law school, the Wheat… Read More

Google Patents, Google Scholar and now Google Law?

It was announced on Aug. 11 that Google Ventures dropped $18.5 million into Rocket Lawyer, an online company that provides legal forms. So this raises the question: Will we be seeing Google Law in the near future? Google… Read More