This is an introductory lesson about using District of Columbia secondary sources. The secondary sources that are featured in this lesson will help students when they are searching for pertinent discussion and information about District of Columbia law and references to relevant District of Columbia primary sources of law.
This lesson is an introduction to Securities Act Rule 701, which exempts offers and sales of securities pursuant to compensatory benefit plans. It discusses the conditions which an issuer is required to meet to avoid registering such an offering.
Before taking this lesson, students should have a basic understanding of the Securities Act of 1933 and its registration requirement. The lesson provides links to the relevant regulatory provisions, but you might find it helpful to have your own copy of Rule 701.
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.
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.
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.
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.
This lesson is about supplemental jurisdiction under 28 U.S.C. § 1367. It is the first of two lessons on Section 1367. Before starting this lesson, you should understand basic subject matter jurisdiction and joinder.
Rachel Purcell joined the University of Florida’s Levin College of Law’s Legal Information Center in 2016 as an Information Management Librarian & Professor of Legal Research. Her expertise includes education pedagogy, information management, cataloging services and legal research, where she teaches students to use both print and electronic and formats to locate case law and relevant statues at both the state and federal levels. She previously worked at Abrahamson & Uiterwyk where she specialized in mass tort litigation. Purcell earned her J.D. degree from Stetson University College of Law.
This lesson is designed as an overview of specific jurisdiction.
While we will review some of the most important precedents and their implications, our primary focus will be to put the doctrine in context and identify some of its major constitutional dimensions. Other lessons will explore more detailed aspects of the doctrine.
Sarah A. Lewis is a Reference Librarian and Professor of Legal Research at University of Florida Levin College of Law in Gainesville, Florida. Sarah teaches Legal Research, a course focusing on teaching students how to research statutory and case law on both a state and federal level. Sarah received her Juris Doctorate from Vanderbilt Law School in Nashville, Tennessee, and her Master of Library and Information Science and Master of Science in Knowledge Management from Kent State University in Kent, Ohio. Prior to becoming a law librarian, Sarah practiced corporate and public finance law in Atlanta, Georgia.