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Current Awareness Weblog

Current Awareness Weblog

Covers England and Wales case law, legislation, and legal news. From the Inner Temple Library.

http://www.innertemplelibrary.com/
  • May 21

    BAILII: Recent Decision

    BAILII: Recent Decision
    Court of Appeal (Criminal Division) R v James Lee [2015] EWCA Crim 851 (20 May 2015) Karrar & Ors v R. [2015] EWCA Crim 850 (19 May 2015) Kelly v R [2015] EWCA Crim 817 (15 May 2015) RG v R. [2015] EWCA Crim 715 (01 May 2015) Lawson, R. v…
  • May 21

    Part 36 penalties in detailed costs assessments – Zenith PI Blog

    Part 36 penalties in detailed costs assessments – Zenith PI Blog
    ‘This matter was an appeal from a senior cost Judge refusing to award an additional amount under CPR 36.14(3) (d) on a detailed assessment of costs. The law with which this judgement is concerned is CPR 36 as it was prior to its…
  • May 21

    Pianist James Rhodes can publish child abuse memoir – BBC New

    Pianist James Rhodes can publish child abuse memoir – BBC New
    ‘A concert pianist has won a legal battle to publish an autobiographical book giving details of sexual abuse he experienced as a child.’ Full story BBC News, 20th May 2015 Source: www.bbc.co.uk
Rank this Week: 4

beSpacific

beSpacific

Features law, marketing, Internet legal resources and technology news. By Sabrina I. Pacifici.

http://www.bespacific.com/
  • May 21

    The City Energy Efficiency Scorecard

    The City Energy Efficiency Scorecard
    “Mayors and local lawmakers in America’s largest cities continue to take innovative steps to lower energy costs for consumers and businesses, increase their resilience, and reduce pollution through increased energy efficiency,…
  • May 21

    Tweets now appear in Goggle mobile search result

    Tweets now appear in Goggle mobile search result
    Via Twitter Blog – “We’re excited to team up with Google to bring Twitter’s unique, real-time content to Google’s search results. Starting today, U.S. users searching in English will see relevant Tweets in their…
  • May 21

    Improving job quality and reducing gender gaps are essential to tackling growing inequality

    Improving job quality and reducing gender gaps are essential to tackling growing inequality
    “Income inequality has reached record highs in most OECD countries and remains at even higher levels in many emerging economies. The richest 10 per cent of the population in the OECD now earn 9.6 times the income of the poorest 10 per…
Rank this Week: 20

State Law Library of Montana

State Law Library of Montana

Features notices of new Opinions and Orders from the Montana Supreme Court, library announcements, research tips, and Montana legal news.

http://mtlawlibrary.wordpress.com
  • May 20

    OPINION: Estate of Gleason v. Central United

    OPINION: Estate of Gleason v. Central United
    The Montana Supreme Court has issued an Opinion in the following matter: CIVIL – PROBATE DA 13-0644, 2015 MT 140, THE ESTATE OF JUDITH K. GLEASON, and JAN GREGSON and JAMES GLEASON, as Personal Representatives of the Estate of…
  • May 20

    OPINION: Kent v. City of Columbia Fall

    OPINION: Kent v. City of Columbia Fall
    The Montana Supreme Court has issued an Opinion in the following matter: CIVIL – NEGLIGENCE DA 14-0309, 2015 MT 139, SARA KENT, individually and as Personal Representative of the Estate of CASEY KENT, deceased, and as guardian for their…
  • May 20

    UNPUBLISHED OPINION: State v. Curry

    UNPUBLISHED OPINION: State v. Curry
    The Montana Supreme Court has issued an Unpublished Opinion in the following matter: CRIMINAL – DUI-FELONY DA 13-0486, 2015 MT 138N, STATE OF MONTANA, Plaintiff and Appellee, v. WILLIAM ROBERT CURRY, Defendant and Appellant.
Rank this Week: 25

Legal Scholarship Blog

Legal Scholarship Blog

Features law-related calls for papers, conferences and workshops. From the Ohio State Moritz College of Law, University of Georgia School of Law, University of Pittsburgh School of Law and University of Washington School of Law.

http://legalscholarshipblog.com
  • May 20

    Protecting Fundamental Rights in the European Union—Trier, Germany

    Protecting Fundamental Rights in the European Union—Trier, Germany
    The Academy of European Law (ERA) will be presenting Protecting Fundamental Rights in the European Union—Tools, Challenges and Way Forward on June 18-19, 2015.   The aim of this conference is to analyse…
  • May 20

    2015 Emerging Immigration Scholars’ Conference—Coral Gables, FL

    2015 Emerging Immigration Scholars’ Conference—Coral Gables, FL
    The University of Miami School of Law hosts the 2015 Emerging Immigration Scholars’ Conference on June 11-12, 2015. This biennial conference aims to create a space for junior law teachers...
  • May 20

    Antitrust and the 2016 Presidential Election—Washington, D.C.

    Antitrust and the 2016 Presidential Election—Washington, D.C.
    The American Antitrust Institute (AAI) holds its 16th Annual Conference, Antitrust and the 2016 Presidential Election, on June 18, 2015. The event is part of AAI’s larger effort to formulate...
Rank this Week: 28

Slaw

Slaw

A Canadian cooperative weblog on all things legal.

http://www.slaw.ca
  • May 21

    Web Site Accessibility Standards in Ontario

    Web Site Accessibility Standards in Ontario
    The Regulation on Integrated Accessibility Standards under the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA) provides, in s. 14, that ‘large organizations’ ‘shall meet the requirements of this section in…
  • May 21

    You Can Vote for the 2015 Harper Lee Prize for Legal Fiction

    You Can Vote for the 2015 Harper Lee Prize for Legal Fiction
    Members of the public have until Friday, June 5 at 11:59 p.m. to vote online for the winner of the 2015 Harper Lee Prize for Legal Fiction. The prize, which is sponsored by ABA Journal and the University of Alabama School of Law, is intended…
  • May 21

    When Unions Fight

    When Unions Fight
    Headlines get made when employers and unions wage labour war. Teachers fighting provinces, police officers fighting cities and postal workers fighting Canada Post all make for great news. Inter-union fighting makes less noise but is also…
Rank this Week: 37

Legal Informatics Blog

Legal Informatics Blog

Provides scholarly & professional commentary on legal information systems. By Robert Richards.

http://legalinformatics.wordpress.com
  • Mar 1

    Pausing

    Pausing
    There will be a temporary halt to new posts at Legal Informatics Blog until summer 2015, so that I can finish my dissertation. Many thanks for reading, and we’ll see you in a few months.Filed under: Algorithm
  • Feb 25

    Land: Participatory Fact-Finding: Developing New Directions for Human Rights Investigations Through New Technologie

    Land: Participatory Fact-Finding: Developing New Directions for Human Rights Investigations Through New Technologie
    Molly K. Land of the University of Connecticut has posted Participatory Fact-Finding: Developing New Directions for Human Rights Investigations Through New Technologies, forthcoming in The Future of Human Rights Fact-Finding (Philip Alston…
  • Feb 25

    Tech for Justice Hackathon+ Austin: Results, storify, links, and resource

    Tech for Justice Hackathon+ Austin: Results, storify, links, and resource
    Tech for Justice Hackathon+ Austin was held February 21-22, 2015 in Austin, Texas, USA. The event was organized by the Internet Bar Organization. Video describing the results and winners of the event is available at:…
Rank this Week: 46

Guilford Centre Weblog

Guilford Centre Weblog

Features library news and information. From the College of Law of England and Wales.

http://guildfordlibrary.wordpress.com
  • May 19

    A-Z List of Law Report

    A-Z List of Law Report
    Sometimes it’s hard to know where to look for a particular law report. Should you try Lexis or Westlaw or perhaps the law report you are searching for is only available in hard copy? Help is now at hand! Under the…
  • May 18

    Commercial awareness now as important and legal knowledge

    Commercial awareness now as important and legal knowledge
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  • May 18

    New books – May

    New books – May
    All the new Guildford and electronic books for May have now been added to the New Books Tab above.
Rank this Week: 67

Collection Development Blog

Collection Development Blog

Covers legal news and resources. By the Servies Collection Development Department of the Hong Kong University Library.

http://obelix.lib.hku.hk/cdblog
  • May 5

    Silverchair Server Maintenance May 10th 2015

    Silverchair Server Maintenance May 10th 2015
    Silverchair Technical Operations is planning a scheduled maintenance on the LIVE (production) servers and services for the following sites and services:   Acland’s Anatomy.com BatesVisualGuide.com LWWHealthLibrary.com…
  • May 4

    Law Journals – Table of Contents (A)

    Law Journals – Table of Contents (A)
    Selected Law Journals: Table of Contents This list covers top ranked (A or A*) law journals selected from the ARC (Australian Research Council) ranked journal list and Asian law related journals of interest to the HKU community. Table of…
  • May 4

    Law Journals – Table of Contents (B)

    Law Journals – Table of Contents (B)
    Selected Law Journals: Table of Contents This list covers top ranked (A or A*) law journals selected from the ARC (Australian Research Council) ranked journal list and Asian law related journals of interest to the HKU community. Table of…
Rank this Week: 120

Judge Ben C. Green Law Library…

Judge Ben C. Green Law Library Blog

Features legal news and research guides. From Case Western Reserve University School of Law.

http://lawlibrary.case.edu/blog
  • Nov 9

    New Law Review format on display at Circ. Desk

    New Law Review format on display at Circ. Desk
    The Case Western Reserve Law Review has put a lot of really solid work into the typesetting and page layout of their journal. Besides some real benefits for their operation in the pre-production process, this reformatting makes the Law Review…
  • Nov 8

    The Day After – Looking at the Prediction

    The Day After – Looking at the Prediction
    The votes are still being counted in 27 states as of 5pm. However, the election has been called and President Barack Obama will serve an additional four years as President.
  • Nov 5

    Election Maps — Nov 5th — Election Eve Prediction

    Election Maps — Nov 5th — Election Eve Prediction
    Last Tuesday I posted the information from four election map sites. I have posted at the end of this blog the information from today for those same sites. Not surprisingly, not one of the maps has gone completely unchanged.
Rank this Week: 135

Hunter's Query

Hunter's Query

Features research tips and law library news. From the Howard W. Hunter Law Library at the J. Reuben Clark Law School.

http://huntersquery.byulaw.info/wordpress/
  • May 20

    Religion & the Law

    Religion & the Law
    The Law Library is excited to announce the newly acquired digital library, HeinOnline’s Religion & the Law. Included in the collection are books, periodicals and bibliographies that relate to religion and the law. The 1,200 titles…
  • May 5

    Book River

    Book River
    If you’ve been to our library you’ve likely noticed the display of book jackets we have just inside the glass walls of the Reserve Library. These are from books that we’ve recently added to our collection and gives us a…
  • May 4

    Library Closed May 11-15

    Library Closed May 11-15
    Due to planned electrical upgrades to the Law Building, the Law Library will be closed May 11-15.  Please make arrangements to visit the Law Library before the 11th if you need to use our print or electronic collections.  Electronic…
Rank this Week: 159

Library Stuff

Library Stuff

Dedicated to resources for keeping current and professional development. From Information Today, Inc.

http://www.librarystuff.net
  • May 21

    ‘Simple and Seamless’ or ‘Significant Obstacle’?

    ‘Simple and Seamless’ or ‘Significant Obstacle’?
    “Academic, library and technology organizations are denouncing a new sharing and hosting policy adopted last month by publisher Elsevier, saying it undermines open-access policies at colleges and universities and prevents authors from…
  • May 21

    Andreessens pair with H-P to send computers to Ferguson, Baltimore librarie

    Andreessens pair with H-P to send computers to Ferguson, Baltimore librarie
    “Public libraries that provided a quiet refuge from civil unrest in Ferguson, Mo., and Baltimore are about to receive a small bounty from Silicon Valley. Venture capitalist Marc Andreessen and his wife, philanthropist and educator Laura…
  • May 21

    ALAMEDA COUNTY LIBRARY BOARD FINDS ALTERNATIVE TO TRASHING BOOKS

    ALAMEDA COUNTY LIBRARY BOARD FINDS ALTERNATIVE TO TRASHING BOOKS
    Public pressure is forcing the Alameda County Library system to stop throwing away thousands of books it deemed unusable. ABC7 News first reported this story back in February and our Facebook post on it got attention nationwide, with more…
Rank this Week: 243

In Custodia Legis

In Custodia Legis

Covers current legal trends, collecting for the largest law library in the world, a British perspective, a perspective from New Zealand, legislative developments in THOMAS, and cultural intelligence and the law.

http://blogs.loc.gov/law
  • May 21

    Finalists Announced for 2015 Harper Lee Prize for Legal Fiction

    Finalists Announced for 2015 Harper Lee Prize for Legal Fiction
    The University of Alabama and the ABA Journal announced the finalists for the 2015 Harper Lee Prize for Legal Fiction late last week. This year’s finalists are: Terminal City by Linda Fairstein, My Sister’s Grave by Robert Dugoni,…
  • May 20

    An Interview with Jenny Gesley, Foreign Law Specialist

    An Interview with Jenny Gesley, Foreign Law Specialist
    This week’s interview is with Jenny Gesley, our newest foreign law specialist at the Law Library of Congress Jenny provides research and reference services related to Germany and other German-speaking countries. Describe your background…
  • May 19

    End of the War in Europe

    End of the War in Europe
    Living in the nation’s capital can make one rather jaded.  Another presidential inauguration – another day of clogged metro and closed streets!  The Cherry Blossom Festival – the cherry blossoms are always…
Rank this Week: 257

Legal Research Plus

Legal Research Plus

By Paul Lomio, Erika V. Wayne, Kate, Wilko and George Wilson. The authors are law librarians and advanced legal research instructors at Stanford Law School.

http://legalresearchplus.com
Rank this Week: 261

Oregon Legal Research

Oregon Legal Research

Features information about and links to Oregon Legal Research resources, in addition to comments about cases, statutes, and interesting events in the world of legal research and law libraries. By Laura Orr.

http://blog.oregonlegalresearch.com
  • May 20

    Searching Case Law with Google Scholar: New and Improved

    Searching Case Law with Google Scholar: New and Improved
    “Google Scholar Case Law Evolves“ by Mark Giangrande, Law Librarian blog: Excerpt: “…. Google is hardly a substitute for any of the commercial databases as it does not have the value-added features such as…
  • May 12

    Alternative Legal Research Databases for New and Experienced Lawyer

    Alternative Legal Research Databases for New and Experienced Lawyer
    From the Gallagher Law Library Blog: Alternative Legal Research Databases “When you think of online legal research, LexisAdvance, WestlawNext, or BloombergLaw probably spring to mind. With summer fast approaching, it may be worthwhile…
  • May 12

    When Lawyers Go Bad: Law Library Book Thieves: Law and Ethic

    When Lawyers Go Bad: Law Library Book Thieves: Law and Ethic
    The Law Librarian, the Washington County Bar Association, the Law Library Committee, and the Oregon State Bar consider it a serious matter when attorneys do not return borrowed Law Library materials. Please note OSB Rule of Professional…
Rank this Week: 298

Charlotte Law Library News

Charlotte Law Library News

Covers research, books and library news. From the Charlotte School of Law library team.

http://charlottelawlibrary.wordpress.com
  • May 21

    Charlotte School of Law Moot Court Volunteers Time

    Charlotte School of Law Moot Court Volunteers Time
    Charlotte School of Law  Moot Court members volunteered to work with students associated with Classical Conversations, an organization supporting homeschooled families, in a Mock Trial event on Tuesday, May 5, 2015 at the Union County…
  • May 20

    Compliance Officer: A Career in Demand

    Compliance Officer: A Career in Demand
    Compliance has become one of the biggest buzzwords in corporate America and one of the hottest areas of the job market. In some sectors, new compliance jobs are growing at rates that are more than double the growth rate for … Continue…
  • May 20

    Student Spotlight: Carol Naple

    Student Spotlight: Carol Naple
    On April 10, 2015, Charlotte School of Law’s Immigration Law Society hosted Pulitzer Prize winning journalist and author of national best seller of Enrique’s Journey, Sonia Nazario, through the leadership of 3L Carol Naples, child…
Rank this Week: 329

John Palfrey's Blog

John Palfrey's Blog

Covers intellectual property, politics and teaching. By Harvard Law Professor and Executive Director of the Berkman Center for Internet & Society John Palfrey.

http://jpalfrey.andover.edu
  • Apr 2

    Head of School Bookshelf: The Teaching, Talent and Testing Edition, Spring 2015

    Head of School Bookshelf: The Teaching, Talent and Testing Edition, Spring 2015
    The long flights to and from East Asia this Spring Break afforded time to catch up on a stack of books I’ve been meaning to read for a while.  For this Spring’s Head of School bookshelf, I’ve selected a series ……
  • Mar 25

    End of Tuition Day: The Importance of Gratitude and of Paying It Forward

    End of Tuition Day: The Importance of Gratitude and of Paying It Forward
    Today marks a special day in our academic calendar: it is End of Tuition Day.  From this day forward in the school year, everything is free for every student. What exactly do I mean by “free”?  And what do I ……
  • Mar 17

    Weekly Highlights for Mar. 13

    Weekly Highlights for Mar. 13
    Originally posted on CASE Blog:Check out this week’s advancement news worldwide, the latest CASE news, trending discussions on CASE communities and content shared by member institutions. Have something to share? Add it in the…
Rank this Week: 326

Instructional Technology

Instructional Technology

A blawg by Darlene Cardillo, an Instructional Technologist at Albany Law School, dedicated to issues related to instructional technology in general and especially as it relates to legal education.

http://albanylawtech.wordpress.com/
Rank this Week: 359

Yale Law Library - Rare Books Blog

Yale Law Library - Rare Books Blog

Covers historical and rare law books.

http://library.law.yale.edu/blogs/rare-books
  • May 20

    Guide to the Kuttner Institute's library

    Guide to the Kuttner Institute's library
    The Lillian Goldman Law Library joins with the Stephan Kuttner Institute of Medieval Canon Law in celebrating the return of its library to Yale University this week. The grand opening is part of an international conference, “Rem non…
  • May 14

    Botany and the law

    Botany and the law
    In my search for law books with illustrations, I have never come across botanical illustrations until now. The plant depicted here is belladonna, also known as deadly nightshade. The leaves and berries are highly toxic, although the plant is…
  • May 2

    Manuscripts in the Italian Statute Collection

    Manuscripts in the Italian Statute Collection
    The Yale Law Library’s collection of early Italian statutes is the largest outside of Italy. One of its strengths is its manuscripts. A list of them, “Manuscripts in the Italian Statute Collection, Yale Law Library,” is now…
Rank this Week: 400

Out of the Jungle

Out of the Jungle

Thoughts on the present and future of legal information, legal research, and legal education. From Jim Milles, BJ Kaufman, Betsy McKenzie, Linda Ryan, Marie S. Newman, Greg Laughlin, Ann Puckett, Gail Daly and Jacqueline Cantwell.

http://outofthejungle.blogspot.com/
  • Feb 8

    Hints on Job Interview

    Hints on Job Interview
    (with thanks to Nancy Scott Hanway, in an article “A Foot in the Door at a Small Liberal-Arts College” at p. A23, in the Dec. 19 issue of the Chronicle of Higher Education. I found many of her suggestions, tailored to applicants…
  • Dec 30

    Who put the damn wind up the doctors' offices?!

    Who put the damn wind up the doctors' offices?!
    Have your doctors' offices gotten on the bandwagon yet? There is this new trend to have Patient Gateways. The gateway keeps increasing its security. Now, it's like trying to get into Fort Knox. 2-factor security, where I have to include not…
  • Dec 9

    Google Master Class MOOC

    Google Master Class MOOC
    A while ago, Marie posted here about teaching her students better Google searching skills. I was looking at what Google makes available and was thrilled to locate the excellent MOOC they developed on Power Searching and Advanced Power…
Rank this Week: 373

New York Supreme Court Criminal…

New York Supreme Court Criminal Term Library

News and information gateway to web based services provided by the New York State Supreme Court Criminal Term Library in New York County.

http://crimlawlib.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 398

CM Law Library Blog

CM Law Library Blog

Seeks to inform the Cleveland-Marshall College of Law community about key legal education, research, practice, and law library news, with a particular focus on Cuyahoga County and Ohio as well as faculty research interests.

http://cmlawlibraryblog.classcaster.net/
  • May 21

    Lexis Get and Print Upgrade

    Lexis Get and Print Upgrade
    Lexis Advance’s “Get and Print” feature has been updated. You can now enter in up to 100 citations to get and print at one time. Contact any of your librarians for assistance with the “Get and Print” feature on…
  • May 20

    This Just In: NOLO Book

    This Just In: NOLO Book
    We have a new collection of about 20 “law for laypeople” books: Searching “NOLO law for all” as a series in our catalog will give you a list of all the titles we currently have.    The books will be shelved…
  • May 19

    Westlaw Printing Enhancements: Dropbox and Star Pagination

    Westlaw Printing Enhancements: Dropbox and Star Pagination
    WestlawNext has some new enhancements that users of the product might be interested in. We will highlight them (along with Lexis and Bloomberg) on our blog throughout the summer. For printing, users will notice an additional choice of Dropbox…
Rank this Week: 418

Seattle University Law Library…

Seattle University Law Library INFO

Covers legal news, legal research and library news.

http://lawlibraryblog.seattleu.edu/
  • May 21

    Lessons in Leadership: Essential Skills for Lawyer

    Lessons in Leadership: Essential Skills for Lawyer
    Lessons in Leadership: Essential Skills for Lawyers Tom Grella KF300.G74 2013 From the publisher: Lessons in Leadership: Essential Skills for Lawyers will be required reading for any attorney–from newly hired associates to seasoned…
  • May 20

    The 6Ps of the Big 3 for Job-Seeking JDs : 60+ Ways to Get Hired Using Social Networking

    The 6Ps of the Big 3 for Job-Seeking JDs : 60+ Ways to Get Hired Using Social Networking
    The 6Ps of the Big 3 for Job-Seeking JDs : 60+ Ways to Get Hired Using Social Networking  Amanda C. Ellis KF297.E44 2010 A job search campaign, like a political campaign, is comprised of various pieces. One piece that can no longer be…
  • May 19

    Emerita Cheney speaks at “The Boys in the Boat” Lecture

    Emerita Cheney speaks at “The Boys in the Boat” Lecture
    Kristin Cheney, Professor Emerita and former head of the law library recently spoke at the Puyallup Public Library about her father and “The Boys in the Boat.” Her father, George “Shorty” Hunt, was a member of the…
Rank this Week: 446

Pace Law Library Blog

Pace Law Library Blog

Covers criminal law, environmental law, immigration law, international law, law and technology, as well as special posts for law students, legal research and writing, and professional responsibility.

http://library.blogs.law.pace.edu/
  • May 19

    #HRW: #LGBTRights Worldwide

    #HRW: #LGBTRights Worldwide
    Human Rights Watch (HRW), in cooperation with the International Lesbian Gay Bisexual Trans and Intersex Association (ILGA), Amnesty International, and Dr. Paula Gerber of Monash Law School and…
  • May 15

    Death Penalty Worldwide: Searchable Database

    Death Penalty Worldwide: Searchable Database
    Death Penalty Worldwide (DPW) was founded in 2011 with the intent, among others, to provide “comprehensive, transparent data regarding death penalty laws and practices in the 93 countries and territories that retain capital…
  • May 13

    #FlashBackFaculty

    #FlashBackFaculty
    The Pace Law Library and the Pace Law Library Archives are honored to present the #FlashBackFaculty display in the library lobby. As we prepare for our 37th Annual Graduation Ceremony on May 17, 2015, let’s take a moment and thank our…
Rank this Week: 500

Law Library Letter

Law Library Letter

Summaries of recent Wyoming Supreme Court decisions and law library information. From the Wyoming State Law Library.

http://wyolawlibrary.blogspot.com/
  • May 14

    Summary 2014 WY 62

    Summary 2014 WY 62
    Summary of Decision May 14, 2014Justice Fox delivered the opinion of the Court. Reversed.Case Name: LEEKS CANYON RANCH, LLC, a Wyoming limited liability company; LEEKS CANYON, LLC, a Wyoming limited liability company; ELIZABETH LOCKHART and…
  • May 14

    Summary 2014 WY 61

    Summary 2014 WY 61
    Summary of Decision May 12, 2014Justice Davis delivered the opinion for the court. Affirmed. Case Name: IN THE MATTER OF THE WORKER’S COMPENSATION CLAIM OF: CHRISTINA S. HIRSCH, AN EMPLOYEE OF BORDER FOODS, INC. v. STATE OF WYOMING…
  • May 8

    Summary 2014 WY 60

    Summary 2014 WY 60
    Summary of Decision May 8, 2014Justice Fox delivered the opinion of the Court. Affirmed.Case Name: GILBERT ORTIZ, JR. v. THE STATE OF WYOMINGDocket Number: S-13-0127URL: http://www.courts.state.wy.us/Opinions.aspxAppeal from the District…
Rank this Week: 530

Biddleblog

Biddleblog

Shares the latest news and events at Biddle and legal research tips. By the librarians of the Biddle Law Library and the University of Pennsylvania Law School.

https://www.law.upenn.edu/blogs/library/
  • Mar 19

    Extra! Extra! NYTimes.com Access for Penn Law!

    Extra! Extra! NYTimes.com Access for Penn Law!
    Penn Law faculty, current students, and staff now have online access to the New York Times at NYTimes.com and through smartphone apps. Registration is required.
  • Mar 12

    Highlighted Archives Collection: The Penn Law Review

    Highlighted Archives Collection: The Penn Law Review
    A look at the Penn Law Archives collection of the oldest continuously published law journal in the United States…
  • Mar 5

    New Library Acquisitions: February 2014

    New Library Acquisitions: February 2014
    Biddle Law Library continues to acquire new print and electronic titles.Take a look at our recent acquisitions!
Rank this Week: 484

Depraved Librarian

Depraved Librarian

A carnival of news and information about culture, law, music, technology and research. By Grace Lee.

http://depravedlibrarian.wordpress.com
Rank this Week: 478

Paul L. Boley Law Library

Paul L. Boley Law Library

Features library updates. From the Lewis & Clark Law School.

https://law.lclark.edu/library/
Rank this Week: 483

3 Geeks and a Law Blog

3 Geeks and a Law Blog

Covers knowledge management, internet marketing and library sciences. By Greg Lambert, Lisa Salazar and Toby Brown.

http://www.geeklawblog.com/
  • May 21

    ModioLegal: Hear the Future of Legal New

    ModioLegal: Hear the Future of Legal New
    A couple months ago, I had a great conversation with Kevin Mitchell of ModioLegal about his product and its "reading the news" concept. He and I talked about the different methods of delivering information and current content to lawyers and…
  • May 15

    Dan and Jane tackle Business Card

    Dan and Jane tackle Business Card
    Dan and Jane return after a very long hiatus.  Inspired by Marlene's terrific post and the impassioned discussion that it began amongst friends. Jane: Dan!  I haven't seen you forever.  How have you…
  • May 13

    How Do You Connect?

    How Do You Connect?
    Image [cc] Clive Darra I started a very robust conversation with some colleagues the other day, including Dan and Jane of this site, who I am certain you will hear from soon, about a decision my team made to opt out of business cards. …
Rank this Week: 663

Jenkins Law Library Blog

Jenkins Law Library Blog

Covers technology and legal research.

https://www.jenkinslaw.org/blog
  • May 21

    Research Tip: Search the Philadelphia Code Online

    Research Tip: Search the Philadelphia Code Online
    Summer is the time for block parties, parades, and other fun activities. See how to stay safe and lawful this summer by searching the Philadelphia Code online, provided by the American Legal Publishing Corporation. For easy searching, this…
  • May 19

    Jenkins On Your Desktop: New Interface for General OneFile & LegalTrac

    Jenkins On Your Desktop: New Interface for General OneFile & LegalTrac
    You may have noticed that General OneFile and LegalTrac look a little different lately. The new Gale interface facilitates a streamlined approach to legal research. After logging in to either database through jenkinslaw.org, conduct a Basic…
  • May 19

    Jenkins On Your Desktop: New Interface for General OneFile & LegalTrac

    Jenkins On Your Desktop: New Interface for General OneFile & LegalTrac
    You may have noticed that General OneFile and LegalTrac look a little different lately. The new Gale interface facilitates a streamlined approach to legal research. After logging in to either database through jenkinslaw.org, conduct a Basic…
Rank this Week: 634

Yale Law Library - News and Events

Yale Law Library - News and Events

Covers library acquisitions, book talks, and administrative news.

http://library.law.yale.edu/news
  • May 20

    Guide to the Kuttner Institute's library

    Guide to the Kuttner Institute's library
    The Lillian Goldman Law Library joins with the Stephan Kuttner Institute of Medieval Canon Law in celebrating the return of its library to Yale University this week. The grand opening is part of an international conference, “Rem non…
  • May 14

    Botany and the law

    Botany and the law
    In my search for law books with illustrations, I have never come across botanical illustrations until now. The plant depicted here is belladonna, also known as deadly nightshade. The leaves and berries are highly toxic, although the plant is…
  • May 7

    Resources for Graduating Students (this summer and beyond)

    Resources for Graduating Students (this summer and beyond)
    Congratulations graduates of Yale Law School Class of 2015! As YLS alumni, you will continue to have access to the Law Library to study or prepare for the bar exam; however your borrowing, scanning, and delivery privileges will end August 31,…
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Gallagher Blogs

Gallagher Blogs

Features library news and legal research tips. From the Marian Gould Gallagher Law Library of the University of Washington School of Law.

http://gallagherlawlibrary.blogspot.com/
  • May 19

    RBG to get her own book and movie!

    RBG to get her own book and movie!
    Photo courtesy of  Irin Carmon If you have been waiting to learn more about Ruth Bader Ginsburg, you will not have to wait much longer. In October 2015, NOTORIOUS RBG: The Life and Times of Ruth Bader Ginsburg, a book about Ruth…
  • May 18

    "POTUS" and "SCOTUS"--Recent Buzzword

    "POTUS" and "SCOTUS"--Recent Buzzword
    President Obama is now tweeting as @POTUS. This adds to the official @WhiteHouse account, the Vice President's @VP, and the First Lady's @FLOTUS. And you can follow even more White House Twitter accounts.We might be used to thinking of the…
  • May 13

    ABA's Silver Gavel Award

    ABA's Silver Gavel Award
    The ABA has announced the winners (and honorable mentions) of its 2015 Silver Gavel Awards for Media and the Arts.BooksNell Bernstein, Burning Down the House: The End of Juvenile Prisonavailable in print and online via UW Librariespublisher's…
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Dewey B Strategic

Dewey B Strategic

Explores issues relating to risk, value, strategy, libraries, knowledge and the legal profession. By Jean P. O'Grady.

http://deweybstrategic.blogspot.com/
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Law Library of Congress: News and…

Law Library of Congress: News and Events

Announces programs hosted by the Law Library of Congress, including legal film series, speaker series, and recognition events.

http://www.loc.gov/law/news/
  • Apr 22

    Upcoming Event: Robert F. Kennedy, the Law, and the Struggle for Racial Justice

    Upcoming Event: Robert F. Kennedy, the Law, and the Struggle for Racial Justice
    Date: Wednesday, April 29, 2015 Time: 12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m. Place: Mumford Room, 6th Floor, James Madison Memorial Building, Library of Congress, 101 Independence Ave., S.E., Washington, D.C. 20540 Join us for "Robert F. Kennedy, the Law,…
  • Mar 31

    Congress.gov Webinar on Thursday, April 2

    Congress.gov Webinar on Thursday, April 2
    The Law Library of Congress regularly hosts Congress.gov webinars designed to give a basic overview of the site. The next webinar is Thursday, April 2, 2:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. While the focus of the session will be searching legislation and…
  • Mar 25

    Treaties, Text, and Timely Updates - Congress.gov Spring Cleaning

    Treaties, Text, and Timely Updates - Congress.gov Spring Cleaning
    Today on the Law Library of Congress blog, In Custodia Legis, the Law Library of Congress announced new spring features to Congress.gov including treaty documents, new default bill text, an updated appropriations table, more Browse options,…
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UB Law Library Blog

UB Law Library Blog

Features news from the UB Law Library.

http://libweb.lib.buffalo.edu/blog/law
  • May 21

    Prepare for Practice: Legal Research Clinics: Register Now

    Prepare for Practice: Legal Research Clinics: Register Now
    Law Students, Want to a brush-up on your legal research skills before your summer job or your first year of law practice? The Law Library reference librarians will help you improve your research skills in our Prepare for Practice: Legal…
  • May 14

    Mark Your Calendars. Awesomeness is Coming.

    Mark Your Calendars. Awesomeness is Coming.
    Oh man. These are some exciting times. I’m not talking about the soon-to-be law graduates (although, you know, congrats) or the so-to-be-finished-with-finals 1Ls and 2Ls (again, congrats). No. I’m talking about how the legalverse…
  • May 13

    Passport Services closed 5/15/15

    Passport Services closed 5/15/15
    The Law Library’s Passport Services office will be closed on Friday, May 15, 2015. The Passport Office will re-open on Monday, May 18, at 10:00 a.m. http://law.lib.buffalo.edu/services/passport.asp
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The Competitive Edge

The Competitive Edge

Musings from the librarians of the Cornell Law Library on library resources, research tips and news.

http://blog.law.cornell.edu/library
  • May 20

    New Books List for May 2015

    New Books List for May 2015
    Every month the Cornell Law Library adds new titles to its collection. The most recent additions for May 2015 are posted, here. A few highlights from this month’s additions are featured below. Wasting a Crisis: Why Securities Regulation…
  • May 13

    Congratulations to the Winners of the 2015 Cantwell Prize for Student Research

    Congratulations to the Winners of the 2015 Cantwell Prize for Student Research
    The Cornell Law Library is pleased to announce the 2015 recipients of The Cornell Law Library Robert Cantwell Prize for Exemplary Student Research: First Prize: “Nobody’s Saying We’re Opposed to Complying”: Barriers to…
  • May 7

    Law Library Summer Hours Start May 12

    Law Library Summer Hours Start May 12
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TMLL Library News

TMLL Library News

Covers current affairs, legal research, statutes and weblogs. From the Thurgood Marshall Law Library at the University of Maryland School of Law.

http://umlaw.typepad.com/tmll_news/
  • May 20

    Historical Newspapers Online

    Historical Newspapers Online
    The Law Library provides access to ProQuest Historical Newspapers: The Wall Street Journal (from its first issue in 1889 through 1995), The Washington Post (1877 - 1997), The New York Times (1980 - current), The Baltimore Afro-American (1893…
  • May 11

    Law Library Hour

    Law Library Hour
    Click here for the Library's Access Policy
  • Apr 20

    Digital Commons Reaches 2 Million Download

    Digital Commons Reaches 2 Million Download
    The DigitalCommons@UM Carey Law reached a new milestone: its two millionth download. Launched in 2006, the repository showcases the research and scholarship of UM Carey Law. Currently, Digital Commons houses 2,335 articles in Faculty…
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Lex Scripta

Lex Scripta

From the Dallas Association of Law Librarians.

http://dallnet.blogspot.com/
  • Nov 25

    Open Access Policy, Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation

    Open Access Policy, Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation
    http://www.gatesfoundation.org/How-We-Work/General-Information/Open-Access-PolicyOn January 1, 2015, the Open Access Policy of the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation will be effective for all new agreements. A two-year embargo will be in…
  • Aug 7

    Webinar - 5 Critical Attributes for Special Librarians to Evolve and Stay Relevant

    Webinar - 5 Critical Attributes for Special Librarians to Evolve and Stay Relevant
    Between Google circumventing in-depth research, dealing with budget constraints, understanding the changes driving customer behavior, and other challenges, librarians are facing a new world in which they must be adaptive.Join us Thursday,…
  • Jul 11

    Fastcase Hospitality Suite @ AALL14

    Fastcase Hospitality Suite @ AALL14
    Fastcase is happy again to sponsor and operate the PLL Hospitality Suite at AALL, for PLL members and friends at the annual meeting.  This year the location will be at The Ambassador Suite in Room 2032 of the Grand Hyatt Hotel. …
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Law Library of Congress: Global…

Law Library of Congress: Global Legal Monitor

Covers legal news and developments worldwide. By the Law Library of Congress.

http://www.loc.gov/law/
  • Nov 19

    United Arab Emirates: New Law Imposes Sanctions on Online Demands for Regime Change

    United Arab Emirates: New Law Imposes Sanctions on Online Demands for Regime Change
    Communications and electronic information - On November 13, 2012, the United Arab Emirates amended Federal Law 2-2006 on electronic crimes. The amended legislation includes provisions that punish anyone convicted of using digital means to…
  • Nov 15

    France: Approval of Same-Sex Marriage Draft Law

    France: Approval of Same-Sex Marriage Draft Law
    Family - France's Council of Ministers (Conseil des Ministres, Cabinet) approved a draft law on November 7, 2012, that legalizes marriage for same-sex couples. The proposal gives such couples the rights usually assigned to marriage, as... The…
  • Nov 9

    Egypt: Government Decides to Postpone Implementation of Real Property Tax Law

    Egypt: Government Decides to Postpone Implementation of Real Property Tax Law
    Taxation - On November 4, 2012, Egypt's Ministry of Finance decided to postpone the implementation of the real property tax law (Law 196-2008 of June 23, 2008) until January... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers…
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Criminal Law Library Blog

Criminal Law Library Blog

Covers criminal law, information technology and news for law librarians. By David Badertscher.

http://www.criminallawlibraryblog.com/
  • Aug 12

    State Advocacy Strategies: The New York Story

    State Advocacy Strategies: The New York Story
    Included below are my introductory remarks delivered at the Annual Meeting of the American Association of Law Libraries on July 23, 2012 as part Program E-1 State Advocacy Strategies: Learning to Connect, Grow and Survive. The material below…
  • Aug 12

    State Advocacy Strategies: The New York Story

    State Advocacy Strategies: The New York Story
    Included below are my introductory remarks delivered at the Annual Meeting of the American Association of Law Libraries on July 23, 2012 as part Program E-1 State Advocacy Strategies: Learning to Connect, Grow and Survive. The material below…
  • Mar 26

    The Jury Expert Has a New Look

    The Jury Expert Has a New Look
    The people at The Jury Expert are excited about moving to a new platrorm, Wordpress, where they can incorporate a new look and possibly some new features as well. Below is their e-mail announcing the change and providing links so you can see…
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Virtual Library Cat's Eye View

Virtual Library Cat's Eye View

Features news and views from Ernester, the Hofstra School of Law Deane Law Library Virtual Cat.

http://deanelawlibrary.blogspot.com/
  • May 21

    You Know It’s Summer When (pt. 2)

    You Know It’s Summer When (pt. 2)
    …You’re taking a break for some fresh air during, say, your Summer Study Abroad program and a large owl decides to land and perch on your head.Hope your Summer break is off to a wise and productive start.Ernster, the Virtual…
  • May 20

    Casetext

    Casetext
    Does legal information technology interest you?  Try Casetext. With Casetext you can discover and share legal knowledge, search millions of cases and statutes, for free, annotated with insights contributed by the legal community. …
  • May 19

    Technology and Privacy Update

    Technology and Privacy Update
    Today, a coalition of more than 140 technology companies and other experts and organizations--including Google and Apple--sent a letter to President Obama urging him to protect privacy rights by not undermining strong encryption technologies…
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Boston College Legal Eagle

Boston College Legal Eagle

Features news and research updates from the legal information librarians at Boston College Law School.

http://bclegaleagle.blogspot.com/
  • May 19

    New on HeinOnline: Religion and Law

    New on HeinOnline: Religion and Law
    In May, HeinOnline added a new library to its vast collection of legal materials: Religion and Law. According to its scope information, the collection "contains more than 1,200 titles and 600,000 pages including books, periodicals, and…
  • May 14

    New Massachusetts Rules of Professional Conduct to take effect shortly

    New Massachusetts Rules of Professional Conduct to take effect shortly
    On March 26, 2015, the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court adopted amendments to the Rules of Professional Conduct.  These amendments are the most extensive changes to the rules since 1998 and will take effect on July 1, 2015.  The…
  • May 8

    Lawyering Skills Valued by Hiring Partner

    Lawyering Skills Valued by Hiring Partner
    A new White Paper: Hiring Partners Reveal New Attorney Readiness for Real World Practice concludes that newly graduated law students and young associates often lack specific practical skills, including advanced legal research.  The White…
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Scholarly Communications @ Duke

Scholarly Communications @ Duke

Duke's source for advice and information about copyright and publication issues.

http://blogs.library.duke.edu/scholcomm/
  • May 15

    From control to contempt

    From control to contempt
    I hope it was clear, when I wrote about the press release from Elsevier addressing their new approach to authors’ rights and self-archiving, that I believe the fundamental issue is control.  In a comment to my original post, Mark…
  • May 7

    Learning how fair use work

    Learning how fair use work
    How many cases about fair use have been decided in the U.S. since the doctrine was first applied by Justice Story in 1841?  Take a minute to count; I’ll wait. If you came up with at least 170, the Copyright Office agrees with you.…
  • May 7

    Learning how fair use work

    Learning how fair use work
    How many cases about fair use have been decided in the U.S. since the doctrine was first applied by Justice Story in 1841?  Take a minute to count; I’ll wait. If you came up with at least 170, the Copyright Office agrees with you.…
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BLAWg IN Bloom: The Indiana Law…

BLAWg IN Bloom: The Indiana Law Library Blog

Covers legal news, legal resources, and library information. From the Indiana University Maurer School of Law.

http://www.law.indiana.edu/lawlibrary/blawg
  • May 5

    Legacies Captured in Art

    Legacies Captured in Art
    When you think of art, one of the last places that probably comes to mind is the law library. Yet, it is replete with artistic touches – an old panoramic print of the graduating class of 1913 in Dunn’s Woods hangs over the copy…
  • Apr 16

    The Law Library: Constant, Yet Always Changing

    The Law Library: Constant, Yet Always Changing
    The traditional image of the library typically involves an institution that is unchanging as the world around it changes. Some view this as dependability, others view it as obsolescence. In truth, there are many aspects of the library that…
  • Apr 2

    Jumpstart Returns!

    Jumpstart Returns!
    The extremely popular Jumpstart research program returns to the Law Library. Jumpstart sessions will be available April 7th-April 14th. The program, designed by the reference librarians, will again work towards preparing law students for…
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Cleveland Law Library Weblog

Cleveland Law Library Weblog

Informs local attorneys of major legal developments important to their practice. By Sue Altmeyer.

http://suealtmeyer.typepad.com/cleveland_law_library_web/
  • Apr 30

    Tech Thursday: Is Your Smartphone Tracking You?

    Tech Thursday: Is Your Smartphone Tracking You?
    "If you have an iPhone or an Android, chances are that every single move you make is being tracked, location by location, including the exact times you were there." That quote, from Today's Jeff Rossen and Jovanna Billington, is a...
  • Apr 23

    Tech Thursday: Staying Safe Online

    Tech Thursday: Staying Safe Online
    How about a little spring cleaning for your online security? Keeping your online information secure is a must these days. CNET's Eric Franklin's article "How to stay safe online: CNET's security checklist" gives you some great ideas to get…
  • Apr 10

    The Nation's 1st Online Hybrid Law Degree is Underway in St. Paul, Minnesota

    The Nation's 1st Online Hybrid Law Degree is Underway in St. Paul, Minnesota
    The William Mitchell College of Law in St. Paul, Minnesota is the 1st law school in the country to offer an online hybrid law degree. It is also the country's first hybrid online and in-person program approved by the American...
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The Gavel

The Gavel

Features legal and library news. By the Oklahoma City University Law Library.

http://law.okcu.edu/?cat=19
  • Mar 16

    Law Library After Hour

    Law Library After Hour
    The circulation desk will be open reduced hours, 8am – 5pm, during Spring Break, but even after the library staff goes home, you can still get help finding and checking out materials thanks to a couple of great library tools!……
  • Feb 12

    The Mystery Behind Mastery Monday

    The Mystery Behind Mastery Monday
    Want to increase your research skills but don’t have a lot of free time? The Oklahoma City University Law Library will be launching a new series of quick tutorials starting on Monday, February 16th! We call them Mastery Mondays, and…
  • Feb 6

    Black History Month: Law School Event

    Black History Month: Law School Event
    February 1 marked the beginning of Black History Month in the United States. The theme for 2015 is “A Century of Black Life, History, and Culture” (http://asalh100.org/black-history-themes/2015-theme/). The Oklahoma City…
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