Monthly Archives: July 2014

Good Luck on the Bar!

Good luck to everyone taking the bar this week!

If you are taking the Florida Bar, be sure to look for members of the CPD inside the convention center. Lisa Crouch and Lauren Avila will be  handing out granola bars and collecting any items you wish to leave with them (ex: phone, flashcards) for pickup after the exam


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Hispanic National Bar Association’s (HNBA) Annual Convention and Career Fair

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The HNBA invites you to participate in the HNBA Career Fair, largest career fair for Hispanic law students and legal professionals, at the Hispanic National Bar Association (HNBA) Annual Convention on Friday, September 12 from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

The 2014 HNBA Convention will be held September 10 – 13, 2014 at the Renaissance Downtown Hotel in Washington, DC. The event will give you access to government agencies, law firms, and leaders of industry. It is a fantastic networking opportunity.

Students can register for the career fair by purchasing a Friday pass for only $50.00.  The Friday pass also allows students to attend the myriad of events happening that day, as well as the career fair.  The registration page is at

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Save the Date – Annual Minority Mentoring Picnic

Sidebar_PicnicDateThe annual Minority Mentoring Picnic will take place on Saturday, November 1, 2014 in Hialeah, Florida. It is a great opportunity for students to meet judges, lawyers, and law school administrators from around the state.

For more information about the picnic, please visit



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Stop by the library and read one of our new books!

We have new books in the library on a wide range of topics such as, property law, administrative law, ethics, business writing, free speech, taxation, ADR and the Mexican legal system!  Some of these books are in the New Book display on the third floor of the library. If you cannot find them there, check the catalog to see if they are shelved in another location or have been checked out already.

To view a table listing the new print resources that the library received in May and June, 2014, click Continue reading below. Most of the items listed there can be found in the General Collection and checked out for up to three weeks by members of the Coastal Community.

If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to stop by the Reference Desk on the third floor of the Library & Technology Center or contact the Reference Librarians via email, telephone (904.680.7612), or the Ask a Librarian form.

If you think we should consider adding something to the collection, please feel free to recommend it here (Coastal ID login required).

The Mexican legal system : a comprehensive research guide / Francisco A. Avalos. Avalos, Francisco, author. KGF150 .A95 2013
Understanding securities law / Marc I. Steinberg, Radford Professor of Law, School of Law, Southern Methodist University. Steinberg, Marc I., author. KF1440 .S74 2014
Skills & values. Alternative dispute resolution : negotiation, mediation, collaborative law, and arbitration / John Burwell Garvey, Professor of Law and Director, Daniel Webster Scholar Honors Program, University of New Hampshire School of Law ; Charles B. Craver, Freda H. Alverson Professor, George Washington University Law School. Garvey, John Burwell, author. KF9084 .G37 2013
Federal administrative law : cases and materials / by Kristin E. Hickman, Richard J. Pierce, Jr. Hickman, Kristin E. KF5402 .H53 2010
Business structures / by David G. Epstein … [et al.]. KF1355 .B875 2010
Family law / Leslie Joan Harris, June Carbone, Lee E. Teitelbaum. Harris, Leslie J., 1952- KF505 .H37 2010
Basic federal income taxation of individuals / Richard A. Westin, Beverly Moran, Herwig Schlunk. Westin, Richard A., 1945-, author. KF6285 .W473 2013
Drafting contracts : how and why lawyers do what they do / Tina L. Stark, Visiting Professor, Fordham University School of Law. Stark, Tina L., 1953- author. KF807 .S73 2013
HBR guide to better business writing / Bryan A. Garner. Garner, Bryan A. HF5718.3 .G37 2012
Cases and materials on land use / by David L. Callies, Robert H. Freilich, Thomas E. Roberts. Callies, David L., 1943- KF5698 .C35 2012
Evidence : practice, problems, and rules / Arthur Best, Professor of Law, University of Denver, Sturm College of Law. Best, Arthur. KF8935 .B399 2013
Ethical dilemmas in the practice of law : case studies and problems / by John S. Dzienkowski, Amon Burton. Dzienkowski, John S., 1959- KF306.Z9 D95 2006
Introduction to the study and practice of law in a nutshell / by Kenney F. Hegland, James E. Rogers Professor of Law, Emeritus, University of Arizona. Hegland, Kenney F., 1940- author. KF273 .H4 2014
Federal income taxation of corporations.
Elder law in a nutshell / by Lawrence A. Frolik, Richard L. Kaplan. Frolik, Lawrence A., author. KF390.A4 F752 2014
The law of property : an introductory survey / by Herbert Hovenkamp, Sheldon F. Kurtz, Thomas P. Gallanis. Hovenkamp, Herbert, 1948- author. KF570 .S53 2014
Understanding the First Amendment / Russell L. Weaver, Professor of Law & Distinguished University Scholar, University of Louisville Louis D. Brandeis School of Law. Weaver, Russell L., 1952- author. KF4770 .W43 2014

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