Sarah C. Slinger

Librarian Assistant Professor and Reference Librarian, & Lecturer in Law

J.D. 2015, Delaware Law School
M.L.I.S. 2017, The University of Arizona
B.A. 2012, Saint Joseph’s University

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Phone: (305) 284-1927
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Sarah Slinger joined Miami Law in 2018. Previously, she was a Reference Librarian at the University of Michigan Law School. She also served as a Cracchiolo Library Fellow at The University of Arizona James E. Rogers College of Law. She holds a J.D. from Delaware Law School, an M.L.I.S. from The University of Arizona, and a B.A. in Political Science with a minor in Spanish, magna cum laude, from Saint Joseph’s University in Philadelphia. She also earned a Graduate Certificate in Law Librarianship from The University of Arizona. While in law school, she clerked for Judge Paul P. Panepinto of the Philadelphia Court of Common Pleas-Civil Division and was the recipient of the Bruce & Elizabeth Monroe Intellectual Property Award.

She teaches Researching the Administrative State and the research component of the summer externship program. Her scholarship focuses on environmental constitutionalism, intellectual property, and the empirical study of law librarianship.

She is a recipient of the American Association of Law Libraries/Lexis Nexis Call for Papers Award for her paper on the unionization of academic law libraries. She is also a member of the American Association of Law Libraries, the Pennsylvania Bar Association (active license), and the District of Columbia Bar (inactive).


Michael J. Slinger & Sarah C. Slinger, The Complete Periodical Literature of Law Librarianship: An Annotated Bibiliography (2019) Forthcoming, published by W.S. Hein & Co.

Maria Antonia Tigre & Sarah C. Slinger, A Constitutional Analysis of the Amazon Rainforest in Indigenous Amazonia, Regional Development and Territorial Dynamics: Contentious Issues (Filho, King & Borges de Lima eds. 2019). Forthcoming.

Sarah C. Slinger, Sticking to the Union: A Study on the Unionization of Academic Law Libraries, 110 Law Libr. J. 105, 119 (2019). Winter Issue.

Sarah C. Slinger and Nicholas Mignanelli, The Trouble with Transitions: Preserving Government Records During a Presidential Transition, 39 THE CRIV SHEET 6, 8 (May 2017).

Michael Slinger and Sarah C. Slinger, The Career Path, Education and Activities of Academic Law Library Directors: Revisited 25 Years Later, 107 LAW LIBR. J. 175, 223 (2015). Spring Issue.

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Phone: (305) 284-1927
Office: G189