Law Library Room Reservation Instructions

To reserve a room in the Law Library, go to the Law Library’s Room Reservations page and click “Book Now.”

Select the room and time you wish to reserve:

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Note the system automatically defaults to today’s date and the current time. Areas in green are available and those in red are unavailable. Once a room and start time are selected, the system automatically selects a one-hour reservation:

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The reservation can be shortened or extended by using the drop down menu at the bottom of the page. The reservation may be deleted by selecting the trash icon. The maximum amount of time per reservation is 2 hours and the minimum is 30 minutes.

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Rooms may be reserved for up to 4 hours per day. If you wish to reserve a room for 4 hours, you must make two 2-hour reservations. These bookings may be consecutive, or they may be split up, for instance one reservation in the morning and one in the evening.

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Once the booking is correct, select the “Submit Times” button.

A recap screen will appear. Please review the booking for accuracy. If you wish to make changes, the “Change” link may be selected and the reservation may be edited.

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Please review the terms and conditions for the room selected, and select the “Continue” button.

To complete the booking, please fill in your full name, your TTU address, and a name for your study group. After you verify that you are a member of the Law School, select the “Submit my Booking” button.

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A final confirmation page will appear.  A confirmation email will also be sent to you.

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The confirmation email contains a link to cancel the booking, if needed.

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If you are done with the room before your reservation has expired, please stop by the Reference & Information Desk to inform a staff member.

 

Reserve a Study Room Online!

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The Law Library is happy to announce that the Law School Community may now book rooms online.  You no longer need to come to the Reference & Information Desk to check on room availability or to book a room!

To book a room online:

  • Go to the Law School’s homepage and select “Library” from the dropdown menu.
  • Click on “Law Library Home.”
  • On the Law Library’s homepage, you can find “Room Reservation” links in the following locations:
    • Under the “Patron Services” tab
    • In “Quick Links” near the bottom of the page
  • The “Room Reservation” link will open the “Law Library Room Reservations” page. On the page are instructions and guidelines for reserving a room.
  • To book a room, read the instructions and guidelines and click “Book Now” to proceed to the room reservation calendar.

Step-by-step instructions are located here.

When reserving a room, please keep the following guidelines in mind:

  • Rooms are only available to Law Students, Law Faculty and Law Staff.
  • Rooms are available for booking 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
  • Each study room booking defaults to a maximum 2-hour reservation.
  • Law Students may reserve two 2-hour blocks per day for a total of 4-hours maximum for study rooms per day.
  • The 2-hour reservations may be consecutive, or may be split.
  • The same study group should not book the same room for more than 4 hours a day.
  • You are expected to use the room while you have it reserved, please do not leave the room empty for an extended period of time.
  • If you are finished with a study room before your reservation has expired, please stop by the Reference & Information Desk and inform the staff so they can adjust the reservation.

September 2018 New Resources

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In September 2018, the Law Library added the following new resources to the collection to support the research and curricular needs of our faculty and students.

New Resources

Starting in September 2018, new databases or other new electronic resources will be added along with a brief description and link to the new source.

New Books

BANKRUPTCY LAW

  1. Shayna M. Steinfeld and Bruce R. Steinfeld, The Family Lawyer’s Guide to Bankruptcy: Forms, Tips, and Strategies (2018).

CONTRACTS

  1. Edward Yorio and Steve Thel, Contract Enforcement: Specific Performance and Injunctions (2011).
  2. Robert J. Spjut, Transaction Risk: A Legal Guide to Contractual Management Strategies (2018).

DISABILITY LAW

  1. Elizabeth Kelley, ed., Representing People with Mental Disabilities (2018).

ESTATES AND TRUSTS

  1. John F. Buckley, IV, ERISA Law Answer Book (2018).

FOOD AND DRUG LAW

  1. Kenneth L. Dorsney, ed. in chief, Pre-ANDA Llitigation: Strategies and Tactics for Developing a Drug Product and Patent Portfolio (2018).

HEALTH LAW AND POLICY

  1. Maureen McBrien and Bruce Hale, Assisted Reproductive Technology: A Lawyer’s Guide to Emerging Law and Science (2018).

INDIAN AND ABORIGINAL LAW

  1. Kelly Gaines-Stoner, Mark C. Tilden, and Jack F. Trope, The Indian Child Welfare Act Handbook: A Legal Guide to the Custody and Adoption of Native American Children (2018).

LEGAL ANALYSIS AND WRITING

  1. Texas Law Review, Texas Rules of Form: The Greenbook (2018).

LEGAL EDUCATION

  1. Kathryne M. Young, How to be Sort of Happy in Law School (2018).
  2. Peter C. Brown, Henry L. Roediger, and Mark A. McDaniel, Make it Stick: The Science of Successful Learning (2014).
  3. Grant Wiggins and Jay McTighe, Understanding by Design (2005).

LEGAL PROFESSION

  1. Shamika D. Dalton, et. al., Celebrating Diversity: A Legacy of Minority Leadership in the American Association of Law Libraries (2018).
  2. Anthony C. Thompson, Dangerous Leaders: How and Why Lawyers Must be Taught to Lead (2018).
  3. Ed Walters, ed., Data-Driven Law: Data Analytics and the New Legal Services (2019).
  4. Steven A. Lauer and Kenneth L. Vermilion, The Value-Able Law Firm: Delivering Client-Focused, Higher-Value Legal Service for Clients and Law Firms (2018).

NONPROFIT ORGANIZATIONS

  1. Bruce R. Hopkins and Jody Blazek, The Tax Law of Private Foundations (2018).

PRACTICE AND PROCEDURE

  1. Gregory P. Joseph, Civil RICO: A Definitive Guide (2018).
  2. David Ball, David Ball on Damages (2013).

TRADE SECRETS LAW

  1. Brian M. Malsberger, et. al., Trade Secrets: A State-by-State Survey (2018).

 

All resources are available from the Law Library.  If you would like to check out any of these titles, please contact the circulation desk at either 806-742-3957 or circulation.law@ttu.edu.

All electronic databases are available through the Library’s webpage, http://www.depts.ttu.edu/law/lawlibrary/index.php.

August 2018 New Books

2018 Aug new books

In August 2018, the Law Library added the following new titles to the collection to support the research and curricular needs of our faculty and students:

ECONOMICS

  1. Laurence M. Ball, The Fed and Lehman Brothers: Setting the Record Straight on a Financial Disaster (2018).

FAMILY LAW

  1. Melissa A. Kucinski, A Practical Handbook for the Child’s Attorney: Effectively Representing Children in Custody Cases (2018).

HEALTH LAW AND POLICY

  1. Judge Ginger Lerner-Wren with Rebecca A. Eckland, A Court of Refuge: Stories from the Bench of America’s First Mental Health Court (2018).
  2. Josephine Johnston, Erik Parens, and Barbara A. Koenig, eds., The Ethics of Sequencing Newborns: Reflections and Recommendations (2018).
  3. Alisa Roth, Insane: America’s Criminal Treatment of Mental Illness (2018).

IMMIGRATION LAW

  1. Lynn Coyle, Barbara Hines, and Lee Teran; Updated by David Strange and Zelda Vasquez, Basics of Immigration Law for Texas Criminal Defense Attorneys Immigration Consequences of Criminal Conduct an Overview for Criminal Defenders in Texas (2017).

INTERNATIONAL LAW

  1. Mascha Fedorova and Willen-Jan van der Wolf, eds., The United Nations and the Protection of the Rights of Women (2005).
  2. Facundo Alvaredo, Lucas Chancel, Thomas Piketty, Emmanuel Saez, and Gabriel Zucman, eds., World Inequality Report 2018 (2018).

LEGAL EDUCATION

  1. Benedict Carey, How We Learn: The Surprising Truth About When, Where and Why It Happens (2015).
  2. Laurel Currie Oates, Anne Enquist, and Jeremy Francis, The Legal Writing Handbook: Analysis, Research, and Writing (2018).

LEGAL PROFESSION

  1. Dan A. Naranjo, Oral History Interview: Dan A. Naranjo (2018).
  2. David Ray McAtee, Oral History Interview: David Ray McAtee (2018).
  3. Frank Griffith Jones, Oral History Interview: Frank Griffith Jones (2018).
  4. James M. Alsup, Oral History Interview: James M. Alsup (2018).

LEGAL RESEARCH AND LIBRARIES

  1. John B. Nann and Morris L. Cohen, The Yale Law School Guide to Research in American Legal History (2018).

POLITICS

  1. Laurence Tribe and Joshua Matz, To End a Presidency: The Power of Impeachment (2018).

SENTENCING AND PUNISHMENT

  1. Mark Godsey, Blind Injustice: A Former Prosecutor Exposes the Psychology and Politics of Wrongful Convictions (2017).
  2. Bharat Malkani, Slavery and the Death Penalty: A Study in Abolition (2018).

STATE AND LOCAL GOVERNMENT LAW

  1. Lucas A. Powe, Jr., America’s Lone Star Constitution: How Supreme Court Cases from Texas Shape the Nation (2018).

If you would like to check out any of these titles, please contact the circulation desk at either 806-742-3957 or circulation.law@ttu.edu.

July 2018 New Books

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In July 2018, the Law Library added the following new titles to the collection to support the research and curricular needs of our faculty and students:

CIVIL RIGHTS

  1. Angela J. Hattery and Earl Smith, Policing Black Bodies: How Black Lives Are Surveilled and How to Work for Change (2018).
  2. Khiara M. Bridges, The Poverty of Privacy Rights (2017).

COMMERCIAL LAW

  1. DOJ Civil Antitrust Practice and Procedure Manual (2018).

CONSTITUTIONAL LAW

  1. Martin H. Redish, Judicial Independence and the American Constitution: A Democratic Paradox (2017).
  2. Samantha Barbas, Newsworthy: The Supreme Court Battle Over Privacy and Press Freedom (2017).

CRIMINAL LAW AND PROCEDURE

  1. Lakhdar Boumediene and Mustafa Ait Idir, with Daniel Hartnett Norland, Jeffrey Rose and Kathleen List, Witnesses of the Unseen: Seven Years in Guantanamo (2017).

ECONOMICS

  1. Kaushik Basu, The Republic of Beliefs: A New Approach to Law and Economics (2018).

ELECTIONS AND VOTING

  1. Jesse H. Rhodes, Ballot Blocked: The Political Erosion of the Voting Rights Act (2017).

EMPLOYMENT PRACTICE

  1. Sarah Cote Hampson, The Balance Gap: Working Mothers and the Limits of the Law (2017).

ESTATES AND TRUSTS

  1. L. Rush Hunt and Lara Rae Hunt, A Lawyer’s Guide to Estate Planning: Fundamentals for the Legal Practitioner (2018).

FAMILY LAW

  1. Daniel J. Hynan, Parenting Plans: Meeting the Challenges With Facts and Analysis (2018).

IMMIGRATION LAW

  1. Leo R. Chavez, Anchor Babies and the Challenge of Birthright Citizenship (2017).

INDIAN AND ABORIGINAL LAW

  1. Julie Koppel Maldonado, Benedict Colombi, and Rajul Pandya, editors, Climate Change and Indigenous Peoples in the United States: Impacts, Experiences and Actions (2014).

LEGAL EDUCATION

  1. Riaz Tejani, Law Mart: Justice, Access, and For-Profit Law Schools (2017).

LEGAL HISTORY

  1. Stanton D. Krauss, ed., Gentlemen of the Grand Jury: The Surviving Grand Jury Charges from Colonial, State, and Lower Federal Courts Before 1801 (2012).

LEGAL PHILOSOPHY

  1. Brian M. McCall, The Architecture of Law: Rebuilding Law in the Classical Tradition (2018).
  2. Geoffroy de Lagasnerie, Judge & Punish: The Penal State on Trial (2018).

LEGAL PROFESSION

  1. Jay M. Feinman, Law 101: Everything You Need to Know About American Law (2018).
  2. Alan L. Dworsky, The Little Book on Oral Argument (2018).

LEGAL RESEARCH AND LIBRARIES

  1. Ashley Krenelka Chase, ed., Millennial Leadership in Libraries (2018).
  2. Bryan A. Garner with Jeff Newman, and Tiger Jackson, The Redbook: A Manual on Legal Style (2018).

POLITICS

  1. Keith J. Bybee, How Civility Works (2016).
  2. Mark Fenster, The Transparency Fix: Secrets, Leaks, and Uncontrollable Government Information (2017).

PRACTICE AND PROCEDURE

  1. Robert U. Sattin, ed., Filling in the Blanks: Practical Skills for the Working Lawyer (2016).

TAXATION—FEDERAL

  1. Jack Zuckerman, The 1040 Handbook: A Guide to Income and Asset Discovery: Includes Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017 (2018).

All of these books are available from the Law Library.  If you would like to check out any of these titles, please contact the circulation desk at either 806-742-3957 or circulation.law@ttu.edu.

June 2018 New Books

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In June 2018, the Law Library added the following new titles to the collection to support the research and curricular needs of our faculty and students.

AGRICULTURE LAW

  1. Thomas L. Daniels and John C. Keene, The Law of Agricultural Land Preservation in the United States (2018).

CONSTITUTIONAL LAW, GENERALLY

  1. Dwight T. Pitcaithley, ed., The U.S. Constitution & Secession: A Documentary Anthology of Slavery and White Supremacy (2018).

CRIMINAL LAW AND PROCEDURE

  1. Andrea D. Lyon, The Feminine Sixth: Women for the Defense (2018).

LEGAL EDUCATION

  1. Edmund J. Hansen, Idea-Based Learning: A Course Design Process to Promote Conceptual Understanding (2011).
  2. The Chronicle of Higher Education Inc., New to College Teaching: Everything New Instructors Need to Know to be Successful (2018).
  3. The Chronicle of Higher Education Inc., New to Tenure: Everything Those Newly Tenured Need to Know to be Successful (2018).
  4. The Chronicle of Higher Education Inc., New to the Administration: Everything New Administrators Need to Know to be Successful (2018).
  5. The Chronicle of Higher Education Inc., New to the Faculty: Everything New Professors Need to Know to be Successful: Starter Kit (2018).
  6. Jennifer R. Duffy, et. al., The Performance of Repeat Test Takers on the Law School Admission Test: 1994-1995 through 2000-2001 Testing Years (2001).
  7. Angelo J. Letizia, Using Servant Leadership: How to Reframe the Core Functions of Higher Education (2018).

LEGAL HISTORY

  1. Anthony Page and Wilfrid Prest, eds., Blackstone and His Critics (2018).

LEGAL PROFESSION

  1. Alex Davies, AI in Application: An In-depth Examination from the Legal Profession (2018).

LEGAL RESEARCH AND LIBRARIES

  1. American Association of Law Libraries, AALL Guide to Fair Business Practices for Legal Publishers (2007).
  2. Francisco A. Avalos, compiler, Avalos Legal Glossary/Dictionary Translator and Other Related Fields of Study: English/Spanish Spanish/English (2018).

MEDICAL JURISPRUDENCE

  1. A. James Cuticchia, Genetics: A Handbook for Lawyers (2018).

OBSCENITY LAW

  1. Amy Beth Werbel, Lust on Trial: Censorship and the Rise of American Obscenity in the Age of Anthony Comstock (2018).

SUPREME COURT OF THE UNITED STATES

  1. William E. Nelson, Marbury v. Madison: The Origins and Legacy of Judicial Review (2018).

All of these books are available in the Law Library.  If you would like to check out any of these titles, please contact the circulation desk at either 806-742-3957 or circulation.law@ttu.edu.

May 2018 New Books

2018 May new books

In May 2018, the Law Library added the following new titles to the collection to support the research and curricular needs of our faculty and students.

BANKRUPTCY LAW

  1. Ronald J. Mann, Bankruptcy and the U.S. Supreme Court (2017).

INTERNATIONAL LAW

  1. Malcolm D. Evans, ed., International Law (2014).
  2. Malcolm N. Shaw, International Law (2017).
  3. Martin Dixon, Textbook on International Law (2013).

LEGAL EDUCATION

  1. L. Dee Fink, Creating Significant Learning Experiences: An Integrated Approach to Designing College Courses (2013).
  2. Peter Elbow, Embracing Contraries: Explorations in Learning and Teaching (1986).
  3. Beth McMurtrie, The Future of Learning: How Colleges Can Transform the Educational Experience, (2018).
  4. Peter C. Brown, Henry L. Roediger, and Mark A. McDaniel, Make It Stick: The Science of Successful Learning (2014).

TAXATION—FEDERAL

  1. Keith Fogg, editor-in-chief, Effectively Representing Your Client Before the IRS: A Practical Manual for the Tax Practitioner with Sample Correspondence and Forms (2018).

All of these books are available from the Law Library.  If you would like to check out any of these titles, please contact the circulation desk at either 806-742-3957 or circulation.law@ttu.edu.