Amicus Briefs - News from the Alexander Campbell King Law Library  
March 2010
In This Issue

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Have a wonderful Spring Break!
Special Collections Building Groundbreaking

On January 28 the University of Georgia Libraries faculty and staff broke ground for the the Special Collections Libraries Building. The construction phase will take 18 months. The Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, the Richard B. Russell Library for Political Research and Studies, and the Walter J. Brown Media Archives and Peabody Awards Collection will all be housed in the state of the art facility which includes high-density storage, expanded exhibit space, classrooms, and lecture halls.

Special Collections Building Groundbreaking
The Law Library's collection of rare books will also be moved to the new facility to take advantage of advanced climate control and security systems. Visit the new building's website for more information, artists' renderings, and a live camera displaying the progress of construction.

Upcoming Lunch-n-Learns

Mark your calendars! The Law Library will provide three more Lunch-n-Learn sessions this semester:

Friday, March 19, 12:30-1:00pm, Classroom B
Wrangling the Web: Advanced Internet Searching Tips with Foreign and International Law Librarian Anne Burnett

Friday, April 2, 12:30-1:00pm, Classroom B
Protecting Your Privacy with Student Services Librarian Maureen Cahill

Friday, April 16, 12:30-1:00pm, Classroom B
Atlanta Law Libraries: Resources for Your Metro Atlanta Job with Cataloging Services Librarian Suzanne Graham

We'll provide the pizza - you bring a beverage!

Spring Break Hours

Friday 3/5
7am - 5pm
Saturday 3/6
10am - 5pm
Sunday 3/7
11am - 5pm
Monday 3/8
Tuesday - Friday 3/9 - 3/12
8am - 5pm
Saturday 3/13
10am - 7pm
Sunday 3/14
11am - 2am
Monday 3/15
regular hours resume

The Library's hours for the entire Spring semester can be viewed at
Law Dawg of the Month

This month's randomly-selected Law Dawg is Molly, a St. Bernard  who shares a home with 1L Rachel Hudgins.

If you'd like your pet to go in the mix for future random drawings to choose the Law Dawg, send your digital photo to

Law Dawg Molly
March's Interactive Crossword Puzzle
by James Donovan

Torts Terms

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