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The exam season is fast approaching, so to help you prepare, Learning Success in conjunction with City Students' Union are offering the following study skills workshops:

  • Monday 8th May - Using free mind-mapping software for revision, 12:30-14:00, Room - AG24a
  • Tuesday 9th May - Revision techniques, 13:00-13:50, Room - AG03
  • Thursday 10th May - Overcoming procrastination, 10:00-11:50, Room - C300
  • Friday 12th May - Exam techniques, 13:00-13:50, Room - AG11

The sessions are free and open to all City students, so you can choose the sessions that best address your needs. There's no need to book; just come along.

See the full timetable

Questions? 020 7040 0246 or academiclearningsupport@city.ac.uk
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The Library has negotiated for you to be able to access current content from the Financial Times online, as well as The Economist.

See the post on Lawbore blog: Need to boost your commercial awareness? for full access details.

Posted by Site Admin on 5 Oct at 10:56am

Wifi printing is now available across all sites, enabling students to print from laptop computers, iPads as long as they're connected to City's wi-fi network.

Go here to upload files or documents to be sent to their chosen printers. All networked printers are available from the menu.

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Upcoming Law Events

Elaine Fahey, in a book talk, outlines two recent book publications, reflecting upon the global dimension to EU law and its global reach (The Global Reach of EU Law (Routledge, 2016) and Framing the Subjects and Objects of EU Law (co-edited with S. Bardutzky, Edward Elgar, 2017).

Time: 13:00-14:30

Book your place online

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Brexit has brought the importance of constitutional scrutiny of government action and legislation sharply into focus, and into the public eye. But Brexit will itself bring challenges for the UK's constitutional framework. Looking beyond Brexit, this panel will consider the role and future of human rights law in the absence of the overarching legal constraints of EU law, which has come to be at the heart of many public law challenges. There will also be an opportunity for attendees to put their own questions to the panel for discussion and debate.

When: 6pm Thursday 29 June 2017 (registration from 5.30; drinks reception to follow discussion) Where: Hogan Lovells International, Atlantic House, 50 Holborn Viaduct, London EC1A 2FG Who: Tim Ward QC (Chair; Monckton Chambers), Jessica Simor QC (Matrix), Gerry Facenna QC (Monckton Chambers), Charles Brasted (Partner, Hogan Lovells) RSVP: View the registration page here http://ehoganlovells.com/s/5337ee19053c23e61b16909d69f79ad07d38a7f1

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A global rule of 'cyberlaw' has become topical recently based on events in the world news. Yet what kind of role for law and norms can we imagine if we do not fully understand the place of law lagging behind science constantly? This event discusses Prof. Hildebrandt's seminal Modern Law Review article, attempting to integrate from an interdisciplinary perspective, the challenge of law, information and data

Speaker: Professor Mireille Hildebrandt, Vrije Universiteit Brussel and Radboud University Nijmegen

Discussant: Professor Andrew Murray, London School of Economics

Discussant: Dr Daithi Mac Sithigh, Newcastle Law School

Chair: Dr David Mangan, City, University of London

Time: 18:00-20:00

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Chairs: David Mangan, City Law School, and Lorna Gillies, University of Strathclyde

Contributors include:

Ian Walden, Queen Mary, University of London

Daithí Mac Síthigh, University of Newcastle

Edina Harbinja, University of Hertfordshire and University of Strathclyde

Lorna Woods, University of Essex

Social media enables instant access to individual self-expression and the sharing of information. Social media issues are boundless, permeating distinct legal disciplines. The law has struggled to adapt and for good reason: how does the law regulate this medium over the public/private law divide? The Legal Challenges of Social Media (edited by David Mangan and Lorna E Gillies, Edward Elgar, 2017) engages with the legal implications of social media from public and private law perspectives and outlines how the law, in various legal sub-disciplines and with varying success, has endeavoured to adapt existing tools to social media.

Social media offers a platform for individual self-expression and the sharing of information. However, social media issues are boundless, permeating distinct legal disciplines. The law has struggled to adapt and for good reason: how does the law regulate this medium over the public/private law divide? The Legal Challenges of Social Media engages with the legal implications of social media from both public and private law perspectives and outlines how the law has endeavoured to adapt the existing tools to social media.

Time: 3-5pm

Free to register but please book in advance

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Databases

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Database Support Materials

i-law is THE database for those interested in maritime and commercial law. At City we subscribe to the Maritime and Insurance & Reinsurance modules.

Prime resources include Lloyds Law Reports and the Lloyds Maritime and Commercial Law Quarterly.

Need extra help? Check out the guide and videos.

Lexis is an immense database with access to cases, legislation and journal articles. Practitioner texts are also available, including Blackstones Criminal Practice, Lester & Pannick: Human Rights Law and Practice, Paget's Law of Banking, Whish: Competition Law amongst 149 others.

You can also access really monster Lexis publications - Halsbury's Laws (the legal encyclopedia) and Halsbury's Statutes amongst them.

Law report-wise you can find many key series in LNB: All England Law Reports (All ER), The Law Reports (AC, QB, Ch etc), Times Law Reports (TLR) amongst others.

Access using your IT username and password.

Need extra help? Kristina Voronenko is your LexisNexis Student Associate and can provide online research support to students and staff.

Westlaw is a huge database containing cases, legislation and journal articles. Searching for cases within Westlaw is a joy, particularly thanks to the Case Analysis function. This cool tool almost does your research for you, listing lots of extra stuff about a case; its history, where its been cited subsequently and, best of all, all the journal articles which talk about your case.

Law report series included in Westlaw include the Weekly Law Reports (WLR), The Law Reports (AC, QB, Ch etc), Fleet Street Reports (FSR), Common Market Law Reports (CMLR) and Housing Law Reports amongst others.

The journal collection is admirable; including the Conveyancer (Conv), Criminal Law Review (Crim L.R.), European Law Review (E.L.Rev), Law Quarterly Review (LQR), Oxford Journal of Legal Studies (OJLS) and Public Law (P.L.) as well as loads more...


HeinOnline is an American database which offers access to a huge number of journals. Unlike Lexis or Westlaw it generally offers full coverage of journal titles, ie. from volume 1, issue 1.

It offers a wide selection of American Journals with extensive coverage, eg. Harvard Law Review (1887-), Yale Law Journal (1891-).

Its collection of English journals is growing and key ones to remember are as follows: Cambridge Law Journal (1921-), Industrial Law Journal (1972-1997), International and Comparative Law Quarterly (1952-), Law Quarterly Review (1885-), Legal Studies (1981-)

Access using your IT username and password.

There's a Hein App now too - http://home.heinonline.org/heinonline-app/

All databases require a City Law School student account for access. If you have trouble using a database, please email the Law Library or use the helpdesk form.

Electronic Journals, Reports and Texts

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All the e-journals, reports and texts available to City Law School students are collected on our separate E-texts Library where they are freely searchable and sortable according to many different categories and keywords.

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