Category «Election Law»

Reliable Sites and Sources for Election Fact Checking

The event happens every four years in the U.S., but it consumes us for over 10 months, and takes perhaps 10 minutes to complete. The event is the U.S. Presidential Election. The action is voting. There are so many different points of view and so much news about the candidates and issues that is is often difficult to locate unbiased information and sort through the facts in the media. Barbara Fullerton highlights several sites to help voters review the issues and check the facts during this critical political process.

Subjects: Election Law, Features, News Resources, Search Engines, Search Strategies

Features – Election Law @ Moritz

Election Law @ Moritz

By Sara Sampson

Sara Sampson is a reference librarian at the Moritz Law Library, The Ohio State University, where she has been involved in the Election Law @ Moritz program since its inception. She received both her B.S. and J.D. from The Ohio State University and her M.L.I.S. from Kent State University. Prior to joining the Moritz Law Library, Ms. Sampson served as a judicial law clerk to the Hon. William H. Harsha and the Hon. Roger L. Kline of the Ohio Court of Appeals, Fourth District.

Subjects: Election Law, Libraries & Librarians, RSS Newsfeeds

ResearchRoundup – Searchable Intellectual Property Databases – Updated

Attorney and author Kathy Biehl practiced law privately in Houston, Texas for 18½ years before relocating to New York City in 1998. She has taught legal research and writing at the University of Houston Law Center and business law at Rice University. A member of the State Bar of Texas, she earned a B.A. with highest honors from Southern Methodist University and a J.D. with honors from the University of Texas School of Law, where she was a member of Texas Law Review and Order of the Coif. She is co-author of The Lawyer’s Guide to Internet Research (Scarecrow Press, Nov. 2000), with Tara Calishain.

Subjects: Election Law, ResearchRoundup
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