January 2019

3 posts

Blending Your Legal Research

January 14, 2019


This Thursday, January 17th, our assistant director, Amy Small, and the Harris County Law Library's deputy director, Joe Lawson, will co-host a free, 1-hour CLE course at the Harris County Law Library in Houston, TX. The course, "Blending Your Legal Research", will discuss strategies for using free and low-cost legal research sources effectively. Registration information for the course can be found on the Harris County Law Library's event page. Directions and parking information are also availab…

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New Year's Resolution: More Legal Research!

January 18, 2019


January is almost over! Are your New Year's resolutions still on-track? If you're looking to check off an easy one, why not resolve to do more legal research in 2019? How is legal research easy? If you're a current Texas resident, you can access many of the State Law Library's legal resources from the comfort of your own home or office for FREE! The State Law Library's Digital Collection provides access to legal databases (such as Fastcase, HeinOnline, AILALink, and Gale Legal Forms) as well as …

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Restrictions on Convicted Felons

January 28, 2019


Time in prison may not be the only consequence of a felony conviction in Texas. There are also many statutes, administrative rules, state court rules, and federal court rules that place further restrictions on convicted felons. Since 2002, the State Law Library has worked to compile a list of these restrictions. While we do not warrant this collection to be a comprehensive and complete listing of all restrictions on convicted felons, it is our attempt to bring together the many restrictions that…

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