Category: Faculty

Are you ready for copyright school?

In an attempt to educate its users about copyright law, YouTube has debuted “Copyright School,” a video that explains why videos are removed from YouTube: While “Copyright School” does a great job of telling you what you can’t… Read More

Wheat Law Library celebrates National Library Week

National Library Week is observed this year from April 10 through April 16 with the theme “Create your own story @ your library.” The first sponsored National Library Week was in 1958, and the American Library Association has… Read More

Wheat Law Library New Book List for March 2011

We had quite a few new books come out in March at the Wheat Law Library! I would love to list all of them but that would take up too much space. So I went through and picked… Read More

CALI Lawdibles: your audio law professor

Here’s the setup: You’ve just arrived for your professor’s office hours with 10 minutes left. You can ask only one question, and your professor has to answer quickly, but also completely and accurately. Enter Lawdibles. Lawdibles are 10-minute… Read More

Added features make iPad 2 worth a look

The iPad 2 is being release on March 11, and I’m not going to lie to you here: I really want one. Yeah, I know that many of you think of the iPad as the Jar Jar Binks… Read More

Can playing video games land you a law firm job?

Someday, you may be playing video games to compete for jobs. A Dutch law firm is already doing it! Dutch law firm Houthoff Buruma teamed up with Ranj Serious Games to create “The Game” to help the firm… Read More

Kansas Legislature website updated

If you have visited the Kansas Legislature’s website lately, you probably noticed some big changes have occurred. First of all, the website is now called KLISS. No, it’s not an awkward dating move. It stands for Kansas Legislative… Read More

KU Libraries offer access to variety of e-book resources

A good friend of mine, John Pappas, with the Rapid City Library, sent me the link to the eReader Guide he’s been working on. In it, he goes over six different electronic book readers: iPad, Sony Reader, Kobo… Read More

FantasySCOTUS

So how did your Fantasy Football League do this past season? What about your Supreme Court Fantasy League? Wait, what? Yes, you heard me right. FantasySCOTUS is a free online Supreme Court Fantasy League. Last year, over 5,000… Read More

Extradition 101

Unless you have been living in a cave in the Himalayas or too busy studying for finals, you have heard the name Julian Assange tossed around. For those who don’t know, Julian Assange is an Australian journalist who… Read More