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Veterans Day Observance

Posted Nov 9, 2018

In observance of Veterans Day, the Law Library will be closed on Monday, November 12, 2018.

The Mabie Law Library will be observing Recess hours from Saturday, November 10– Sunday, November 11, 2018.


What is the Hornbook series?

Posted Oct 22, 2018

A hornbook is a one-volume study aid that is used gain an in-depth understanding on a specific area of the law.

Examples of the ranges of topics covered include: California Community Property, Criminal Law, Global Internet Law, Torts, Uniform Commercial Code, etc.

Current UC Davis School of Law affiliates have access through WestAcademic  - which is NOT part of the Westlaw.


Welcome our new Reference Librarian, Kristin Brandt

Posted Oct 19, 2018

Kristin Brandt is a member of the California Bar.  She graduated from UCLA Law School and will receive her M.L.I.S. from San Jose State University in December.  She has a background as a litigator at Morrison & Foerster LLP, where she also served as head of attorney training and development.  Most recently, she provided reference and information services at San Francisco Law Library.  Here at UC Davis, Kristin will provide reference services to law students, faculty, and others, and will support faculty as a research and resource liaison.