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Incoming 1L Summer Guide: Worth Following

Guide of books, videos, and current awareness resources prepared for new law students.

Welcome to the UGA School of Law

As you enter the legal profession it is imperative that you stay abreast of trends, developments, and news in the field. There are many resources for current awareness. This page lists a few suggested resources where you can connect with the most current issues in the legal profession. There are numerous other resources, alert services, print publications, and blogs that pertain to specific areas of law.

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Blogs All Lawyers Should Be Reading

Above the Law (ATL) -  covers BigLaw, small firms, in-house counsel, law schools and legal technology; topics including attorney pay, law reviews, the bar exam, and basic tips in the daily life of attorneys

How Appealing - dedicated to appellate litigation; quick summaries of important appellate developments around the country

Lawyerist - internet community of solo/small firm lawyers; posts range from legal research aids to the use of technology at trial, and how much to spend, to hiring practices when bringing on associates

Lowering the Bar - humorous look at laws and funny situations that come up across the U.S. and the world's court systems

LXBN - network of blogs on diverse topics; quick review or introduction to an area of law without having to go to multiple blogs

National Jurist Top Stories

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ABA Journal Top Stories

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SCOTUSblog

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Best Legal Podcasts

Podcasts including legal education, technology, the practice of law, the Supreme Court and everything in between.

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