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The 2016 Mitchell Lecture, Part 1

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2016 Mitchell Poster

The first of this semester’s Mitchell Lectures are fast approaching. On Friday, February 12 at 2pm, three speakers will address the current state of the legal profession and where it is likely to go in the future. Get yourself in the Mitchell mood by checking out these articles by Friday’s speakers.

Bryant Garth, University of California, Irvine School of Law

Gillian Hadfield, University of Southern California Gould School of Law

David Wilkins, Harvard Law School

We hope to see you at the Mitchell Lecture on Friday, February 12 at 2pm in 106 O’Brian Hall.

Law Library hours for Spring 2016

Posted on: | by Nancy Babb |

The regular schedule of Spring Hours at the Law Library will begin on Monday, February 1.

REGULAR HOURS – February 1-May 4
Monday-Thursday:  open 7:30 a.m. – 11:00 p.m.
Friday:  open 7:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Saturday:  open 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Sunday:  open 10:00 a.m. – 11:00 p.m.

Exceptions to this schedule (including Spring Break, Easter Sunday, and the last day of classes) are noted at http://law.lib.buffalo.edu/about/hours/#exceptions

Law Library hours, January 23-31

Posted on: | by Nancy Babb |

During this last week of January, the Law Library will observe the following schedule:

Saturday-Sunday, 1/23-1/24: Closed
Monday-Thursday, 1/25-1/28: open 7:30 a.m. – 9:00 p.m.
Friday, 1/29: open 7:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Saturday, 1/30: open 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Sunday, 1/31: open 12:00 noon – 5:00 p.m.

The full schedule of Law Library hours is available at http://law.lib.buffalo.edu/about/hours/ ; hours at other University Libraries locations are at http://library.buffalo.edu/hours/ ; and the Law School Academic Calendar is at http://www.law.buffalo.edu/current/aCalendar.html.

Martin Luther King, Jr. Day

Posted on: | by Nancy Babb |

The Law Library will be closed on Monday, January 18, in honor of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day.

Did you know…

MLK_HolidayNew York State observes Martin Luther King, Jr. Day — there are many opportunities for remembrance and participation in community and service activities.  Find out about NYS MLK Observance at http://www.nyking.org/ and on Twitter and Facebook.

Welcome to Winter Session

Posted on: | by Nancy Babb |

During Winter Session, January 4-24, 2016, the Law Library will observe the following schedule of hours:

Monday-Thursday: open 7:30 a.m. – 9:00 p.m.;
Friday: open 7:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.;
Saturday-Sunday: Closed;
**Exceptions:
Monday 1/18 (Martin Luther King Jr. Day): Closed

The schedule for all University Libraries is linked at http://library.buffalo.edu/hours/

Winter Recess is coming

Posted on: | by Nancy Babb |

During Winter Recess, December 19-January 3, the Law Library will observe the following schedule:

Saturday-Sunday, December 19-20: Closed
Monday-Wednesday, December 21-23: open 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Thursday, December 24-Sunday, January 3: Closed

The Law Library will re-open at 7:30 a.m. on Monday, January 4, when Winter Session begins.

The full schedule of Law Library hours is available at http://law.lib.buffalo.edu/about/hours/.  The schedule for all University Libraries is available at http://library.buffalo.edu/hours/ or http://library.buffalo.edu/PDFs/Winter2015.pdf

New Law Library hours beginning December 4

Posted on: | by Nancy Babb |

On Friday, December 4 (the last day of classes), the Law Library will be open from 7:30 a.m. – 9:00 p.m.
The Law Library will then be open for extended hours during the Reading/Exam period, December 5-December 18.  Our schedule during this period will be:

Reading/Exam Period – December 5-18, 2015

Saturday 12/5:  open 9:00 a.m. – 9:00 p.m.
Sunday 12/6:  open 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 midnight
Monday-Thursday 12/7-12/10:  open 7:30 a.m. – 12:00 midnight
Friday 12/11:  open 7:30 a.m. – 9:00 p.m.
Saturday 12/12:  open 9:00 a.m. – 9:00 p.m.
Sunday 12/13:  open 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 midnight
Monday-Thursday 12/14-12/17:  open 7:30 a.m. – 12:00 midnight
Friday 12/18:  open 7:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Happy studying, and good luck on all your exams!

Law Library Thanksgiving Break

Posted on: | by Nancy Babb |

During the Fall Recess Thanksgiving Break, the Law Library will observe the following schedule of hours:

Fall Recess – November 25 – November 29
Wednesday 11/25:  open 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Thursday 11/26 (Thanksgiving):  Closed
Friday-Saturday 11/27-11/28:  Closed
Sunday 11/29:  open 10:00 a.m. – 11:00 p.m.

Regular Law Library hours will resume on Monday, November 30, at 7:30 a.m.

We hope you have a wonderful holiday and restful break, and we’ll look forward to seeing you bright and early Monday morning.