Category: Faculty

Why KU Law? Reputation + faculty

George Sand, L’14 REPUTATION, TOP-NOTCH FACULTY DRAW KANSAS CITY NATIVE TO LAWRENCE Kansas City native George Sand was looking for a nationally recognized school and top-notch faculty. He found both at KU. A business undergraduate, Sand brought his …

Why I Teach: Suzanne Valdez

When Suzanne Valdez launched her legal career, she developed most of her professional expertise on the job — an experience that sparked an unexpected passion for equipping future lawyers with practical skills.”As a young lawyer, I never learned …

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 …

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 …

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. …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …