Author of the Week: Professor John Humbach at The Elisabeth Haub School of Law at Pace University

Professor Humbach’s teaching specialty has been in the property law area for over 30 years. He also teaches courses in legal ethics, criminal law and the First Amendment. Before entering law teaching in 1971, Professor Humbach practiced corporate and securities law for five years in New York City. He has authored many articles in property law areas such as landlord-tenant and the takings clause of the Constitution, as well as computer-assisted instruction programs for first-year law students. He also the author of the book “Whose Monet? An Introduction to the American Legal System.”

Author of the Week:Jessica de Perio Wittman at the University of Connecticut School of Law

Jessica is the Director of Information Technology Services at the University of Connecticut School of Law. She oversees the day-to-day operations of the information technology systems, equipment, and services for the law school campus. She received her J.D. from Seattle University School of Law and her M.L.S. from the State University of New York at Buffalo. Before arriving at UConn, Jessica was the Assistant Director for Academic Technology at The John Marshall Law School and was responsible for managing classroom technology, distance education, and media services. She has also created and taught distance education courses at the University of Florida Law School and The John Marshall Law School. Jessica is a member of the American Association of Law Libraries and Law Librarians of New England.

Author of the Week: Michelle Cosby at the University of Tennessee College of Law

Michelle Cosby (J.D., M.L.S.) is the Associate Director of the Joel A. Katz Law Library. She formerly held positions as the Senior Reference Librarian at the North Carolina Central University School of Law Library, where she managed the reference department and participated in teaching Legal Research & Analysis and Legal Research & Persuasion. She also held positions as the Faculty Services Librarian at North Carolina Central University School of Law Library, Reference Librarian at the University of Kentucky College of Law Library, and Reference/Instructional Services Librarian at the University of Miami School of Law Library.

QuizWright gets a Question Bank

We’ve added a Question Bank feature to CALI QuizWright®, our formative assessment system. The new feature uses multiple choice questions selected from CALI Contracts Lessons. The 150+ contracts questions are available to everyone who uses QuizWright. Over the course of the fall semester we plan on adding more questions, both in contracts and in other areas of the first year curriculum including torts and property.

Author of the Week: Gail Mathapo at the University of Florida Levin College of Law

Gail Mathapo is a Reference Librarian and Professor of Legal Research at the University of Florida Levin College of Law Legal Information Center, which she joined in 2016.  She previously worked at The University of the District of Columbia’s Law Library.

Gail currently teaches a Legal Research Course. She is active in the American Association of Law Libraries and currently embarking on serving as the 2018-2019 Chair of the Legal Research Teach-In Kit Committee.  She obtained her M.L.I.S. from Catholic University of America and received her J.D. from the University of the District of Columbia’s David A. Clarke School of Law.

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