McGeorge School of Law

Summer Associate Research Workshop Makes A Smashing Debut

June 20, 2007

Research in the Real World

Research in the Real World

More than 90 law students from 13 law schools attended a research program for summer associates and clerks on June 5 at McGeorge.

The all-day workshop, “Research in the Real World,” was co-sponsored by the Gordon D. Schaber Law Library and the UC Davis School of Law Mabie Law Library. The program attracted summer associates from a variety of Sacramento-area firms, big and small, in addition to students clerking at state and municipal government offices and courts. Speakers included representatives of Lexis/Nexis and Thomson West, attorneys practicing civil, administrative and criminal law, and research librarians. “We are very pleased with how the program went and plan to offer it in the future,” said Kim Clarke, director of the Schaber Library. “We are reviewing the program and the evaluations we received to determine how it can be improved.” More than half of the attendees were from McGeorge and UC Davis. Other schools represented were Boalt Hall, UC Hastings, University of Utah, University of Texas, Rutgers-Camden, Creighton University, Boston University, CUNY, University of Oregon, Golden Gate and Loyola.