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Archive for October 11th, 2012


School Bullying: How Long is the Arm of the Law

October is National Bullying Prevention Month.  Although there have been numerous efforts to tackle bullying, it remains a problem in today’s society.  To learn more about anti-bullying measures, check out School Bullying: How Long is the Arm of the Law by James C.  Hanks [find it].  Hanks discusses what states have done to prohibit bullying in schools.  Hanks also provides discussion on the numerous Constitutional issues that surround anti-bullying legislation, such as freedom of speech and due process.  Chapter three discusses major cases dealing with a school district’s right to regulate.  Hanks concludes the book by discussing some of the federal guidance on harassment and by providing some suggestions for dealing with bullying.

You Have a Citation, But Need a Periodical

Journal Finder ResultWhat does a researcher do when they have a periodical citation, but need a digital copy of the article.   Just go to Cleveland State University Libraries Journal Finder.

Journal Finder is more than a list of journal titles, it connects researchers to both CSU and C|M|Law Libraries hundreds of database to locate the needed journal, periodicals, magazines, newspapers, or newsletters.

Let’s say you are  looking for a digital copy of the following  article: Keith Aoki, Cities in (White) Flight: Space, Difference and Complexity in Latcrit Theory, 52 Clev. St. L. Rev. 211 (2004-2005).

 All you need to do is follow these 5 steps:

  1. Go to C|M|Law Library’s Home Page
  2. Click Law Databases
  3. Click “J” for Journal Finder or scroll to Journal Finder
  4. Type in the name of the periodical, i.e. Cleveland State Law Review
  5. Click “Search” button, then select any of the listed results