Director of the Law Library and Professor of Legal Research
Sabrina Sondhi is the director of the H. Laddie Montague, Jr. Law Library at Dickinson Law. In addition to her library administrator responsibilities, she teaches first-year legal research. Her research interests include algorithmic bias, legal history, and legal research pedagogy.
After earning her J.D. from Cornell Law School, Professor Sondhi clerked for a Federal Magistrate Judge in Ohio. She subsequently practiced law in California, including working as a trial attorney for Safeco Insurance Company.
Professor Sondhi received her M.L.I.S. with a specialization in Law Librarianship from the University of Washington and spent the next ten years working at the Diamond Law Library at Columbia Law School as special collections and services librarian. During that time, she managed their revenue generating law firm subscription services, digitization initiatives, an extensive collection of rare books and archives, and taught legal research. She then moved on to Cornell Law Library to serve as their director of administrative services and as an adjunct professor of law.
Select Publications by Professor Sondhi
Should We Care If the Case Digest Disappears?: A Retrospective Analysis and the Future of Legal Research Instruction