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August 14, 2015

Social Justice Art Show, Sep. 25

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Aloha, Artists in the Richardson Ohana,

The deadline is drawing near for your social justice art submissions.  We are very excited about this event that will feature not only hanging art, but the artists from Pacific Tongues who will be performing at this event (at 6 pm).

Mark your calendars and save the date.  Opening reception will be held at the Law Library on Friday, Sept. 25, 2015 from 5pm – 8:30pm. This is an open house so feel free to drop in.

Attached is also a liability waiver that we ask you to sign and submit with your work.

We are very excited and hope you will tell all of your friends to come to this premier event.

Contact me directly (rfwoods@hawaii.edu) if you have questions.

Roberta Woods

Art Release and Waiver


August 24, 2012

How to Get the § Section Symbol on an iPad

Filed under: Uncategorized — Tags: , — uhlawlibrary @ 10:49 am

Go to the numbers keyboard. Hold down the & key and the § will appear. Select it. Voila!

May 15, 2012


Filed under: Uncategorized — uhlawlibrary @ 4:53 pm

Check our online Calendar for Library Hours. Changes in Hours will be posted on the calendar.

March 20, 2012


Filed under: Library Services, Uncategorized — uhlawlibrary @ 4:19 pm

Saturday, 3/24:  9am to 5pm
Sunday, 3/25:    9am to 5pm
Monday 3/26:  Holiday, Closed
Tues, Wed, Thurs, Friday: 9am to 8pm
Sat. 3/31:   9am to 5pm
Sunday 4/1  10am to 11pm
(regular hours begin)

December 16, 2011

Rap the Elements of Style

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Strunk and White’s classic, The Elements of Style, has been made into a rap.

April 28, 2010

New! Films on Demand

Filed under: Electronic Resources, Uncategorized — Tags: — uhlawlibrary @ 7:46 pm

When you are tired of reading and just want to watch some interesting (and short) videos, you can now turn to Films on Demand at http://micro189.lib3.hawaii.edu/ezproxy/details.php?dbId=56186  Subjects covered include: Business and Economics, Humanities and Social Sciences, Health and Medicine, Careers and Job Search.

Interesting films include:  Genocide in the First Half of the 20th Century; General Motors: From Dream to Downfall; Cheney’s Law; Genes on Trial: Genetics, Behavior and the Law; Fighting on Both Sides of the Law: Mandela and his Early Crusade; Bill Moyers Journal: Torture Hearings; Mississippi, America: Legal Battles of the Freedom Summer; The People’s Court: Introducing the Rule of Law in China.

April 23, 2010

Student-initiated fund drives for scholarships and fellowships

Filed under: Law Students, Uncategorized — Tags: — uhlawlibrary @ 3:28 pm

Students from our part-time program have announced a student-propelled fund drive for the Hazel Beh ʻ91 Part-Time Program Scholarship. The naming of the scholarship is intended to honor Professor Beh’s tireless efforts to create and launch the school’s successful part-time program.

On a related note, read how and why a group of Harvard law students are raising money to fund one of their classmates into a public interest job for one year after graduation.


April 19, 2010

Thomas, Breyer Discuss High Court Docket, Clerks, Cameras

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At the annual meeting between the legislative and judicial branches, the Court’s $78 million budget was the topic of the hearing, but members of Congress always use it as a vehicle for getting into favorite subjects—most notably, diversity in law clerk hiring, and camera access to the high court. Read why Breyer expects the Court’s docket to balloon in a few years.

Read more at http://legaltimes.typepad.com/blt/2010/04/thomas-breyer-discuss-high-court-docket-clerks-cameras.html

January 27, 2010

Get Email Alerts From BNA on Environmental Law

Filed under: Electronic Resources, environmental law, Uncategorized — Tags: , — uhlawlibrary @ 8:00 am

You can sign-up for email alerts from BNA’s Daily Environment Report.  Simply scroll down the page and at the bottom of the right-hand column is a link to “Sign-up for or modify e-mail preferences” in the box entitled “Getting Started.”  At this sign-up you can also opt to get email alerts from other BNA products.  The Daily Environment Report includes information on the following major topics:

  • Asbestos
  • Biological diversity
  • Biotechnology
  • Brownfields
  • CAFE standards
  • Chemical regulation
  • Clean Air Act
  • Clean Water Act
  • Climate change
  • Emergency planning
  • Emissions trading
  • Endangered Species Act
  • Energy efficiency
  • Enforcement
  • Environmental impact assessments
  • Environmental management
  • Food Quality Protection Act
  • Forests
  • Hazardous waste cleanup
  • HAZMAT transport
  • Mining
  • New source review
  • Nuclear energy
  • Oil spills
  • Ozone depletion
  • PCBs
  • Pesticides
  • Pipeline safety
  • Radioactive waste
  • Recycling
  • Renewable energy including ethanol and wind power
  • Right-to-know
  • Risk assessment
  • Safe Drinking Water Act
  • Sewerage projects and combined sewer overflows
  • Significant new uses
  • Stewardship
  • Superfund
  • Sustainability
  • TMDLs and other water pollution issues
  • Toxic substances
  • Voluntary standards
  • Waste management
  • Wetlands

The Law Library at the William S. Richardson School of Law at the University of Hawaii makes this resource and many others available to faculty, students and staff of the Law School and to other patrons visiting the Law Library.

January 25, 2010

Environmental Law – Online Resources

Filed under: Electronic Resources, environmental law, Uncategorized — Tags: , — uhlawlibrary @ 4:12 pm

The Law Library makes the following proprietary databases available to researchers.  These are freely available to current students, faculty, and staff and any public patron who is physically located in the Law Library.*

Free Web Sites

*Current students, faculty and staff can click on the links for access from computers located within the law school or remotely via the proxy server.  One only needs to know one’s login to access these online materials remotely.  Public patrons who are physically located in the Law Library may access these databases from our public access terminals located in the lobby.

The Law Library at the William S. Richardson School of Law at the University of Hawaii makes this resource and many others available to faculty, students and staff of the Law School and to other patrons visiting the Law Library.

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