Cheetah: New Platform for CCH Intelliconnect

The law library now provides access to Cheetah, the new platform for CCH Intelliconnect. All the resources on Intelliconnect are available in this new, easier to use platform. The new platform also works well on mobile devices.

Cheetah contains primary and secondary sources for intellectual property law, tax law, banking & consumer finance, health care law, labor and employment law, and many other topics.

For help, visit Cheetah’s training site or ask a librarian.

(Early Start) Bar Study Groups

Group essay write (and informal Q&A on how to make sense of your bar prep course) – L-325

  • Thursday:   1-3 – Property (mortgages)
  • Friday :  11-1 – Property (mortgages)
  • Saturday 10:30 – 12:30 – Corporations

The specific essays are from past Ohio bar exams  – it’s a painless way to start (or continue) your bar preparation.  Come join us!

Questions?  nlr22@uakron.edu

SortOutMy.Life Scholarship for Organized Students

We have just launched a scholarship for all current undergraduate and graduate students that awards a $500 prize every 4 months. We plan to run this scholarship for many years to come. The deadline for the upcoming scholarship is due August 1st, 2018.

More information may be found here.

The scholarship requires the student write a short 500 word essay, no fees or membership required.

Joining Law Review?

Rising 2L Students

Congratulations on completing your first year of law school! See below for how Law Review eligibility works. Students can join Law Review by Grading-On and Writing-On.

  • Grade-On: Those students in the top 15% of the class will be automatically invited to join Law ReviewInvitations will be sent out in early July.
  • Write-On: Those students who are not in the top 15%, but have at least a 2.9 GPA may participate in the Write-On Competition. The Write-On Competition is a closed (resources provided) research and writing assignment facilitated but the Executive Editor of Student Writing. Those students who submit the best written papers will be invited to join Law ReviewThe Write-On Competition will run from June 11-29. Invitations will be sent out in early July.

Spring Start Students 

Congratulations on completing your first semester of law school! Spring Start students are also eligible to join Law Review, but the process works a little differently.

  • Grade-On: Spring Start students may not grade-on after only one semester of course work. Spring Start students may only grade-on after they have completed the entire first-year program (for most this will be next Spring).
  • Write-On: Full-time Spring Start students are eligible to participate in the Write-On Competition after only one semester of course work if they have:

–completed a minimum of 14 credit hours
–completed LARW I
–at least a 2.9 GPA

The Write-On Competition will run from June 11-29. Invitations will be sent out in early July.

  • Please note, Spring Start students who do not join Law Reviewafter only one semester of course work are welcome to join the next Spring via the Grade-On or Write-On Competition (after three semesters of course work).

If you have any questions, feel free to contact Danni Schantz, Editor-in-Chief at ds215@zips.uakron.edu or Nate Fulmer, Executive Editor of Student Writing at  nmf42@zips.uakron.edu.