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Cindy Guyer

Cindy Guyer

Senior Law Librarian - Research Services and Adjunct Assistant Professor of Law

Last Updated: Wednesday, June 21, 2017

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699 Exposition Blvd. Los Angeles, CA 90089-0074 USA Room: 203C
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Cindy Guyer serves the USC Gould School of Law community as a Senior Law Librarian – Research Services and Adjunct Assistant Professor of Law. She teaches legal research and writing courses in the JD and LLM programs. She previously practiced as a staff attorney with Protection & Advocacy, Inc., and was an editor and writer for the Daily Journal Corporation.

A lifelong Trojan, Guyer received her BA from USC in 1996 and her JD in 1999. She obtained a Master of Library and Information Science from San Jose State University in 2009. Guyer is active in various professional associations, including the American Association of Law Libraries (AALL) and the Southern California Association of Law Libraries (SCALL). Her research and publication interests include instructional pedagogies, curriculum design, and educational technology.

Articles and Book Chapters

  • "Mental Illness in the Library: Ten Tips to Better Serve Patrons," with Nick Harrell, 19(4) AALL Spectrum 22-25 (February 2015). - (PDF)
  • "Book Review of 'What the Best Law Teachers Do,'" by Michael Schwartz, et al., 106 Law Library Journal 255 (2014). - (Hein)
  • "It's All About the Money for Cost Effective Legal Research," 41(1) SCALL Newsletter 12 (Sept./Oct. 2013).
  • "Seven Tips for a Successful Flip," with Karen Skinner, 17(8) AALL Spectrum (June 2013). - (www)
  • "Health Care Fraud: A Selected Bibliography," Southern California Association of Law Libraries Institute (Mar. 2013).
  • "Experiential Learning: Context and Connections for Legal Research –  A Case Study," 32(3) Legal References Services Quarterly 161 (2013). - (SSRN)
  • "Using Forms in Google Drive for Reference Statistics," 30(2) Hall (Houston Area Law Librarians) Newsletter 11-13 (Mar./Apr. 2013).
  • "Hot Topics in Copyright for Librarians," 40(1) SCALL Newsletter 8 (Sept./Oct. 2012).
  • "Book Review of 'Special Education Advocacy,'" by Ruth Colker and Julie K. Waterson. AALL Spectrum Blog (April 27, 2012). - (www)
  • "Teaching SMARTly™: Technologies in Legal Research Instruction," AALL Spectrum 11-12 (February 2012).
  • "The California Public Records Act: Shining the Light on Public Records," 38(4) SCALL Newsletter 16-17 (March/April 2011).
  • "Gerontology and the Law: A Selected Annotated Bibliography: 2006-2008 Update," 84 S. Cal. L. Rev. 251 (2010) (with Judy Davis and Paul Moorman). - (Hein)
  • "Assistive Technology Obligations for Postsecondary Education Institutions," 6 J. Access Services 12-35 (2009) (with Michelle Uzeta).
  • "Book Review: Making Your Case: The Art of Persuading Judges," by Scalia, Antonin and Bryan A. Garner. 101 Law Library Journal 106-107 (2009). - (Hein)
  • "Corporate Law 101: A Selected Bibliography," Southern California Association of Law Libraries Institute (March 2008).
  • "Effects of Gender Differences on Physician-Assisted Suicide: Practice and Regulation," 8 S. Cal. Rev. L & Women's Stud. 101 (1998). - (PDF)

FACULTY IN THE NEWS

The New York Times
December 14, 2017
Re: Abby K. Wood

Abby Wood was quoted about the standard of acceptable behavior established by the Democratic Party. “I’m struck by where the Democrats drew this line. Suppose they had drawn it somewhere between the allegations against Rep. John Conyers and those against Sen. Franken,” Wood explained. “By requesting retirement from Conyers but continuing to work with Franken, the message would have been that women should simply learn to live with some level of sexual harassment and assault. Instead, they seem to have drawn a bold line: no unwanted touching of any kind is permissible, full stop.”

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Ariela Gross
October, 2017

“Does Colorblind Conservative Constitutionalism Have A Grassroots History?” Law and Social Inquiry

George Lefcoe
October, 2017

George Lefcoe attained SSRN's designation as being in the top 10% of Authors on SSRN by all-time downloads.

Edward Kleinbard
October, 2017

Edward Kleinbard (with Kimberly Clausing) wrote an op-ed, “Trump’s Economists Say a Corporate Tax Cut will Raise Wages by $4,000. It Doesn’t Add Up: The UK Cut Corporate Rates and Wages Still Dropped," posted to Vox - The Big Idea on October 20, 2017.