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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/
  • Apr 28

    BAILII: Recent Decision

    BAILII: Recent Decision
    Court of Appeal (Civil Division) DR (Jamaica) v Secretary of State for Home Department [2017] EWCA Civ 271 (26 April 2017) High Court (Administrative Court) Hudson v Crown Prosecution Service [2017] EWHC 841 (Admin) (28 April 2017) Goodman…
  • Apr 28

    New Acts – legislation.gov.uk

    New Acts – legislation.gov.uk
    2017 c. 28 – Farriers (Registration) Act 2017 2017 c. 27 – Guardianship (Missing Persons) Act 2017 2017 c. 26 – Merchant Shipping (Homosexual Conduct) Act 2017 2017 c. 25 – Local Audit (Public Access to Documents) Act…
  • Apr 28

    Recent Statutory Instruments – legislation.gov.uk

    Recent Statutory Instruments – legislation.gov.uk
    The Transport Levying Bodies (Amendment) Regulations 2017 The Contracting-out (Transfer and Transfer Payment) (Amendment) Regulations 2017 The Single Common Market Organisation (Emergency Aid) (England and Northern Ireland) Regulations 2017…
Rank this Week: 4

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
  • Apr 27

    Carolinas Legal Writing Colloquium–Chapel Hill, NC

    Carolinas Legal Writing Colloquium–Chapel Hill, NC
    The UNC School of Law will host the 2017 Carolinas Colloquium on May 19, 2017. The Carolinas Colloquium is a biennial regional conference focused on legal research and writing. Registration...
  • Apr 27

    Colloquia/Workshop

    Colloquia/Workshop
    University of Wisconsin Law School Dr. Vandana Shiva, Director, Research Foundation for Science, Technology, and Ecology, India, presents today: Women Lead the Way: From Violence to Non-Violence, from Greed to...
  • Apr 27

    Colloquia/Workshop

    Colloquia/Workshop
    University of Wisconsin Law School John Mullen, Senior Advisor , Asia-Pacific Practice, McLarty Associates, presents today: “The Rule of Law: Rules-Based International Order and 21st Century Trade Agreements”.
Rank this Week: 20

beSpacific

beSpacific

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

http://www.bespacific.com/
  • Apr 27

    2017 World Press Freedom Index – tipping point

    2017 World Press Freedom Index – tipping point
    “The 2017 World Press Freedom Index compiled by Reporters Without Borders (RSF) reflects a world in which attacks on the media have become commonplace and strongmen are on the rise. We have reached the age of post-truth, propaganda, and…
  • Apr 27

    How Libraries Became Public

    How Libraries Became Public
    Barbara Fister, April 26, 2017 – “Of all of our cultural institutions, the public library is remarkable. There are few tax-supported services that are used by people of all ages, classes, races, and religions. I can’t think…
  • Apr 27

    How to Break Your Smartphone Addiction

    How to Break Your Smartphone Addiction
    “When people talk about addiction, the first thing that comes to mind are illegal drugs, alcohol and tobacco. But in the mobile era, behavioral addiction is much more prevalent and pervasive — and the culprit is the ubiquitous…
Rank this Week: 21

Legal Informatics Blog

Legal Informatics Blog

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

http://legalinformatics.wordpress.com
  • Jul 31

    Updates Now on Legal Informatics Tumblr and Twitter

    Updates Now on Legal Informatics Tumblr and Twitter
    Updates on selected legal informatics developments are now being posted on Legal Informatics tumblr and on Twitter. In the Web interface to this blog, the Twitter updates are visible to the right under “Twitter updates”.Filed…
  • Jul 11

    Greenwood: Law Itself is the Killer Blockchain App

    Greenwood: Law Itself is the Killer Blockchain App
    Dazza Greenwood has posted Law Itself is the Killer Blockchain App. Excerpts: […] On a panel discussion about blockchains and the law at the Legal Hackers Congress in NYC this weekend, I’ll provide a sneak-peek at a new,…
  • Jul 10

    SubTech 2016: International Conference on Substantive Technology in Legal Education and Practice: Storify, links, and resource

    SubTech 2016: International Conference on Substantive Technology in Legal Education and Practice: Storify, links, and resource
    SubTech 2016: International Conference on Substantive Technology in Legal Education and Practice was held 7-9 July 2015 at University of Richmond School of Law in Richmond, Virginia, USA. The conference website is at:…
Rank this Week: 29

BLS Library Blog

BLS Library Blog

Provides news and views on matters of interest to the Brooklyn Law School community.

http://www.blslibrary.com/
  • Apr 26

    History and Future of NAFTA

    History and Future of NAFTA
    The history of the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) began in 1980 when candidate Ronald Reagan proposed a North American common market in his presidential campaign. The first move in creating NAFTA came when President Reagan made…
  • Apr 25

    Study Room Reservations & Library Hours: April 28 – May 12

    Study Room Reservations & Library Hours: April 28 – May 12
    During the reading and exam period students must make a reservation to use a library study room.  Mandatory room reservations begin on Friday, April 28th at 8:00am; at that time, all study rooms will be locked and students must go to the…
  • Apr 19

    Summer and Graduate Access to Bloomberg, Lexis & Westlaw

    Summer and Graduate Access to Bloomberg, Lexis & Westlaw
    The three legal research databases:  Bloomberg Law, Lexis Advance, and WestlawNext are available to Brooklyn Law School students this summer.  May 2017 graduates will also have access to these databases for six months after…
Rank this Week: 35

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
  • Apr 27

    OPINIONS – April 26, 2017

    OPINIONS – April 26, 2017
    State v. Soraich DA 16-0345 2017 MT 98N Criminal – Homicide-Deliberate State v. Klundt DA 15-0434 2017 MT 97N Criminal – Burglary Ocwen Loan v. Rehm DA 16-0443 2017 MT 96N Civil – Other Belanus v. Potter et al. DA 16-0541…
  • Apr 25

    OPINIONS – April 25, 2017

    OPINIONS – April 25, 2017
    Chouteau County v. Sayers DA 16-0677 2017 MT 94N Civil – Injunction Estate of Edwards DA 16-0137 2017 MT 93 Civil – Probate
  • Apr 19

    CORRECTED OPINION – April 19, 2017

    CORRECTED OPINION – April 19, 2017
    Marriage of Brockington DA 16-0387 2017 MT 92 Civil – Domestic Relation
Rank this Week: 44

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: 47

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
  • Apr 2

    Centennial of the Mexican Constitution

    Centennial of the Mexican Constitution
    *** The ninth anniversary of the Yale Law Library Rare Books Blog is a fitting opportunity to mark a much more momentous anniversary, the centennial of the Mexican Constitution of 1917. Although amended a few hundred times, this constitution…
  • Feb 1

    New exhibit: "Woof, Moo & Grr: A Carnival of Animals in Law Books"

    New exhibit: "Woof, Moo & Grr: A Carnival of Animals in Law Books"
    A charming exhibit of animals pictured in law books opens February 1, courtesy of the Yale Law Library’s Rare Book Collection. Titled “Woof, Moo & Grr: A Carnival of Animals in Law Books,” the exhibit is narrated from…
  • Jan 27

    Ninth Annual Morris L. Cohen Student Essay Competition

    Ninth Annual Morris L. Cohen Student Essay Competition
    The Legal History and Rare Books (LH&RB) Section of the American Association of Law Libraries (AALL), in cooperation with Cengage Learning, announces the Ninth Annual Morris L. Cohen Student Essay Competition. The competition is named in…
Rank this Week: 55

Library Stuff

Library Stuff

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

http://www.librarystuff.net
  • Apr 26

    New website brings 9 decades of University [of Chicago] history online 

    New website brings 9 decades of University [of Chicago] history online 
    “The newly launched University of Chicago Campus Publications website allows researchers to readily explore more than nine decades of University history, from 1892 to 1995.   At launch, the site provides digital access to four…
  • Apr 26

    Embattled Evanston librarian questions timing of disciplinary action

    Embattled Evanston librarian questions timing of disciplinary action
    “Embattled Evanston librarian Lesley Williams on Wednesday said she wonders why she is facing disciplinary hearings now, when the infractions at issue happened months ago and did not draw attention at the time. “The real question…
  • Apr 26

    Internet Archive wins Webby Lifetime Achievement award

    Internet Archive wins Webby Lifetime Achievement award
    “We are honored to announce that the Internet Archive has been named as one of the 21st annual Webby Awards winners! Hailed as one of the Internet’s highest honors, we’re excited to receive a Webby Lifetime Achievement award…
Rank this Week: 184

Lex Scripta

Lex Scripta

From the Dallas Association of Law Librarians.

http://dallnet.blogspot.com/
  • Mar 29

    Online Brexit Resource

    Online Brexit Resource
    The Berkeley Library has created a sound resource collection about BREXIT.http://guides.lib.berkeley.edu/european-union/brexitAn excerpt for your review..."Developments surrounding the "Brexit" or vote on the Referendum of the…
  • Dec 16

    What skills should the new Register of Copyrights have?

    What skills should the new Register of Copyrights have?
    Today's question is, "What skills should the new Register of Copyrights have?"An online survey will run from December 16, 2016 through January 31, 2017. Your input will be reviewed and inform development of knowledge, skills, and…
  • Oct 24

    Battling Overconfidence in Law Student

    Battling Overconfidence in Law Student
    Because of the Google-like interfaces of most major databases, the students I work with often approach the database like they are looking for an answer to a question in Google. They open up Westlaw, search for something like: motion to…
Rank this Week: 174

Jurisdynamics

Jurisdynamics

Describes the interplay between legal responses to exogenous change and the law's own endogenous capacity for adaptation. By Louis D. Brandeis Dean Jim Chen.

http://jurisdynamics.blogspot.com/
  • Dec 17

    Fables of the Reconstruction: Human Emotion and Behavioral Heuristics in Environmental Economic

    Fables of the Reconstruction: Human Emotion and Behavioral Heuristics in Environmental Economic
    James Ming Chen, Fables of the Reconstruction: Human Emotion and Behavioral Heuristics in Environmental Economics, available at http://ssrn.com/abstract=2705196 or http://bit.ly/FablesReconstruction: Environmental economics provides an…
  • Nov 3

    Momentary Lapses of Reason: The Psychophysics of Law and Behavior

    Momentary Lapses of Reason: The Psychophysics of Law and Behavior
    James Ming Chen, Momentary Lapses of Reason: The Psychophysics of Law and Behavior, available at http://ssrn.com/abstract=2683557 or http://bit.ly/MomentaryLapses: The conventional capital asset pricing model (CAPM) remains the preferred…
  • Aug 29

    Law on the market

    Law on the market
    Daniel Martin Katz, Michael James Bommarito, Tyler Soellinger & James Ming Chen, Law on the Market? Evaluating the Securities Market Impact of Supreme Court Decisions, available at http://ssrn.com/abstract=2649726 or…
Rank this Week: 241

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: 236

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
  • Apr 28

    Virginia House of Burgesses—Pic of the Week

    Virginia House of Burgesses—Pic of the Week
    Spring may be the best time of year to take a break and visit Virginia’s historic triangle and Williamsburg, Virginia, especially the Virginia House of Burgesses. Spring is the anniversary time of so many historic revolutionary moments…
  • Apr 27

    FALQs: Demonetization in India

    FALQs: Demonetization in India
    The following is a guest post by Supreetha Sampath Kumar, a foreign law intern at the Law Library of Congress. On November 8, 2016, the Prime Minister of India, Narendra Modi, announced the “notebandi” initiative, declaring that…
  • Apr 26

    How To Download Your Congress.gov Search Result

    How To Download Your Congress.gov Search Result
    With the recent update to Congress.gov, you can now download your search results in a comma-separated value (CSV) file.  This is a feature that I have heard users request almost as long as they have requested email alerts for…
Rank this Week: 331

Law Librarians

Law Librarians

By Mark Giangrande and Joe Hodnicki.

http://llb2.com/
  • Apr 28

    An alum’s requiem for Whitter Law School

    An alum’s requiem for Whitter Law School
    On Above the Law, Jill Switzer, a Whitter Law School alum who has been an active member of the State Bar of California for 40 years, writes what she describes as “a very personal memorial to a school that had really died some years ago,…
  • Apr 28

    Westlaw v Lexis v Bloomberg Law (video)

    Westlaw v Lexis v Bloomberg Law (video)
    Here’s West Law Story, the law revue version of competition between gangs … I mean between West, Lexis and Bloomberg Law. Just a little Friday fun.  — Joe
  • Apr 27

    Libraries became public institutions during an era much like our

    Libraries became public institutions during an era much like our
    It was during an era much like ours when the public library became an American institution, according to Barbara Fister in How Libraries Became Public (Inside Higher Ed, April 26, 2017): I find it intriguing that the American public library…
Rank this Week: 296

Slaw

Slaw

A Canadian cooperative weblog on all things legal.

http://www.slaw.ca
  • Apr 28

    Disclosure and Investigated Complaint

    Disclosure and Investigated Complaint
    It is commonly difficult for prospective clients to obtain good information about lawyers and paralegals. The significant growth of brand advertising is cogent evidence of this. Potential clients assume that brand is evidence of quality when…
  • Apr 27

    Internet Archive Wins Webby Lifetime Achievement Award

    Internet Archive Wins Webby Lifetime Achievement Award
    The Internet Archive, a non-profit that has harvested and preserved billions of web pages and made them available for free, has been awarded a Webby Lifetime Achievement Award by the International Academy of Digital Arts and Sciences. One…
  • Apr 27

    Corporate Directors Found Liable for Employees’ Unpaid Wage

    Corporate Directors Found Liable for Employees’ Unpaid Wage
    The Saskatchewan Labour Relations Board (Board) notes that the following case is a “cautionary tale” for corporate directors. That is, the corporate directors in this case, unfortunately, “failed to scrutinize…
Rank this Week: 430

Ross-Blakley Law Library Blog

Ross-Blakley Law Library Blog

Covers key legal-education, research, practice, and law-library news. From the John J. Ross-William C. Blakley Law Library of the Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law at Arizona State University.

http://lawlibnews.lawnews-asu.org/
  • Apr 25

    Summer and Post-Graduation Use of Bloomberg Law, LexisNexis, and Westlaw

    Summer and Post-Graduation Use of Bloomberg Law, LexisNexis, and Westlaw
    Wondering which research tools you can use this summer?  We have outlined both summer access and post-graduation use policies for Bloomberg Law, LexisNexis, and Westlaw below. Remember that you also have unlimited access to many…
  • Apr 21

    Chelsea Gulinson ’18 & Jameson Rammell ’18 Honored for Exemplary Student Research

    Chelsea Gulinson ’18 & Jameson Rammell ’18 Honored for Exemplary Student Research
    The Ross-Blakley Law Library at the Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law is pleased to announce the 2017 recipients of The Ross-Blakley Law Library Award for Exemplary Student Research. Chelsea Gulinson is the first place award recipient…
  • Apr 17

    Time to Clear Your Head: Treats & Games at the Law Library

    Time to Clear Your Head: Treats & Games at the Law Library
    If you need a break from studying, please stop by the Law Library circulation or reference desks on the third floor. We are stocked with candy and fruit to help you get through reading week and finals. We also have games and puzzles…
Rank this Week: 482

CT Judicial Law Libraries' NewsLog

CT Judicial Law Libraries' NewsLog

Covers recent legal developments, legal practice tools, and law library resources in Connecticut.

http://ersa.jud.ct.gov/lawlibnews/Lists/Posts/AllPosts.aspx
  • Nov 25

    History of Thanksgiving Proclamation

    History of Thanksgiving Proclamation
    Category: Legal History Body: For a brief history of Thanksgiving presidential proclamations and congressional resolutions beginning with the first Federal Congress, see the following National Archives web page: Congress Establishes…
  • Nov 23

    Administrative Appeal Supreme Court Opinion - 11/23/2015

    Administrative Appeal Supreme Court Opinion - 11/23/2015
    Category: Recent Decisions;Administrative Appeals Opinions Body: SC19458 - Cales v. Office of Victim Services ("The plaintiffs...appeal from the judgment of the trial court dismissing their appeal from the decision of a Victim Compensation…
  • Nov 23

    Family Law Appellate Court Opinions - 11/23/2015

    Family Law Appellate Court Opinions - 11/23/2015
    Category: Recent Decisions;Family Opinions Body: AC37980 - O’Brien v. O’Brien ("The dispositive issue raised by the plaintiff in the present appeal is whether, after remand, the court improperly skewed its equitable distribution…
Rank this Week: 300

WisBlawg

WisBlawg

Covers legal research and Internet news & information with an emphasis on Wisconsin. From the University of Wisconsin Law Library and librarian Bonnie Shucha.

http://www.law.wisc.edu/blogs/wisblawg/
  • Jan 6

    UW Law Library Website and WisBlawg Redesign

    UW Law Library Website and WisBlawg Redesign
    Within the next week, the UW Law Library will be introducing a new website redesign. The new site features a slimmed-down look and a more user friendly design - we hope! Here's a sneak preview. In conjunction with the new library…
  • Dec 10

    Mobile Legal Dictionarie

    Mobile Legal Dictionarie
    Looking for a legal dictionary for your mobile device? Law Technology News has a good review of apps for both the legal professional and the non-lawyer. Apps are available in both iOS and Android and range from free to $55. Here's a sneak…
  • Nov 6

    Water Law in Wisconsin

    Water Law in Wisconsin
    My colleague, Jenny Zook, has written a great piece on Water Law in Wisconsin for the latest Inside Track from the State Bar of Wisconsin. Here's the abstract:The Great Lakes Region, at about 20 percent the world's surface fresh water,…
Rank this Week: 463

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/
  • Apr 28

    WestLaw Story - The Musical

    WestLaw Story - The Musical
    The talent at Columbia Law School apparently doesn't limit itself to legal scholarship. The Law Revue put together a musical rendition of which online legal resource is the best "to cite... to cite." Whether it is the bribery of using Lexis,…
  • Apr 24

    Build or Buy? The Evolution of Law Department Sourcing

    Build or Buy? The Evolution of Law Department Sourcing
    Recently, I had the pleasure of speaking with Nancy Jessen, SVP at Legal Business Solutions at UnitedLex about a survey recently completed with ALM on legal department insourcing, entitled "Build or Buy? The Evolution of Law…
  • Apr 21

    Law Librarians Do It Best… And With A Smile

    Law Librarians Do It Best… And With A Smile
    One of the best things I get to do as the incoming President of the American Association of Law Libraries (AALL), is reach out to new members that have joined the association and talk with them on the phone. I find that the new members…
Rank this Week: 845

Barco 2.0 : Law Library Reference

Barco 2.0 : Law Library Reference

From the librarians of the Barco Law Library, University of Pittsburgh School of Law.

http://barcorefblog.blogspot.com/
  • Apr 27

    Microfiche webinar

    Microfiche webinar
    The Federal Depository Library Program is hosting a webinar on Tuesday, May 9, at 2 pm titled "Everthing you need to know about Microfiche." From the description: "Managing a microfiche collection can be challenging, especially as this format…
  • Apr 25

    GPO. LOC release digitized Congressional Record for the 1960'

    GPO. LOC release digitized Congressional Record for the 1960'
    The Government Publishing Office and the Library of Congress have announced that they have partnered in making the digitized Congressional Record 1961-70 available on GPO's govinfo website. Comprising ~ 380,000 pages, these Congressional…
  • Apr 24

    Google Earth relaunched

    Google Earth relaunched
    Google Earth has been completely revamped, in a "stunning relaunch" according to Search Engine Watch.  They have an article authored by Clark Boyd that gives a detailed look at the new product. For those of us who use Google Chrome…
Rank this Week: 896

ThomChat

ThomChat

Thomas Jefferson School of Law Library Blog

http://tjsllibrary.wordpress.com
  • Apr 27

    Law Day 2017

    Law Day 2017
    The library will celebrate Law Day on Monday, May 1, 2017. Please stop by the 4th Floor circulation desk for some cake and coffee at 2:30 p.m. while you peruse the Law Day book display! As part of Law Day, … Continue reading →
  • Apr 13

    Happy Birthday to Thomas Jefferson!

    Happy Birthday to Thomas Jefferson!
    Please stop by the 4th floor library tomorrow, April 14, 2017 at 2 p.m. to celebrate Thomas Jefferson’s birthday with cake and coffee. Don’t forget to give a birthday present to yourself! Complete the annual library…
  • Apr 12

    What is your librarian an expert in?

    What is your librarian an expert in?
    Happy National Library Week! Stop by the 4th Floor Circulation desk this week and tell us what your librarian is an expert in. You will be entered into a drawing for a movie night package prize! Please do not forget to … Continue…
Rank this Week: 681

Library Boy

Library Boy

Features legal research news. By Michel-Adrien Sheppard.

http://micheladrien.blogspot.com/
  • Apr 27

    Origins of ‘Peace, Order and Good Government’ in the Canadian Constitution

    Origins of ‘Peace, Order and Good Government’ in the Canadian Constitution
    The Library of Parliament blog HillNotes has published a post about The Origins of ‘Peace, Order and Good Government’, an expression from the Constitution Act, 1867 that should be well-known to Canadian law librarians. But…
  • Apr 26

    Internet Archive Wins Webby Lifetime Achievement Award

    Internet Archive Wins Webby Lifetime Achievement Award
    The non-profit Internet Archive, that has harvested and preserved billions of web pages and made them available for free, has been awarded a Webby Lifetime Achievement Award by the International Academy of Digital Arts and Sciences.The Award…
  • Apr 25

    Law Reform Commission of Saskatchewan Final Reports on Intestate Succession Act and Homesteads Act

    Law Reform Commission of Saskatchewan Final Reports on Intestate Succession Act and Homesteads Act
    The Law Reform Commission of Saskatchewan recently published two (2) final reports.They are:The Final Report on Reform of The Intestate Succession Act, 1996 : "The Intestate Succession Act, 1996 determines how an estate is divided when there…
Rank this Week: 760

The Ginger Law Librarian

The Ginger Law Librarian

The Ginger Law Librarian discusses all things law libraries, legal research and writing, and law schools.

http://gingerlibrarian.blogspot.com
  • Apr 26

    PlumX for Altmetrics on Scholarly Impact

    PlumX for Altmetrics on Scholarly Impact
    Previously, I discussed the problem with impact factor in law and the seemingly insurmountable task of creating a meaningful impact factor.But as any good law librarian would do, we always try to "make it happen." To that end, I recently ran…
  • Apr 19

    Law Librarians Who (Know) Code

    Law Librarians Who (Know) Code
    At a recent talk, it was recommended that law librarians learn enough about coding to understand how coding intersects with the organization and retrieval of information. To ensure that our systems function properly, we should all, at…
  • Apr 12

    "Excuse Me, Can I Have a Turn?" Female SCOTUS Justices Heavily Interrupted

    "Excuse Me, Can I Have a Turn?" Female SCOTUS Justices Heavily Interrupted
    The Harvard Business Review recently released an enlightening new article about the speech patterns during SCOTUS oral arguments.According to the article, a new empirical study shows that the male justices interrupt the female justices…
Rank this Week: 816

TSLL TechScans

TSLL TechScans

Covers the latest trends and technology tools for Technical Services Law Librarians.

http://tslltechscans.blogspot.com/
  • Apr 26

    Who's Responsible for Digital Preservation?

    Who's Responsible for Digital Preservation?
    Many libraries are currently being restructured and rethought to support new campus goals, in response to concerns, or as staffing levels change. That doesn't mean that our core functions change - we're still here to describe materials,…
  • Apr 25

    Getting to Know TS Librarians: Joni Cassidy

    Getting to Know TS Librarians: Joni Cassidy
    1. Introduce yourself.Joni Lynn Cassidy, President, Cassidy Cataloguing Services, Inc.2. Does your job title actually describe what you do? Why/why not?My job title doesn't really describe my work.  I design and oversee all the projects…
  • Apr 14

    The Idealis, An Open-Access Journal for Library and Information Science Research

    The Idealis, An Open-Access Journal for Library and Information Science Research
    "High-quality, library-related scholarly communication research has been historically difficult to discover. The Idealis aims to fix that."New open-access journal, The Idealis, has this statement under the heading Liberating…
Rank this Week: 706

Due Process

Due Process

By the Georgetown Law Library.

https://blogs.commons.georgetown.edu/dueprocess/
  • Apr 26

    Prepare to Practice Information Session

    Prepare to Practice Information Session
    Are you ready for your summer internship?  Don’t know what to expect from your summer job? This Prepare to Practice session will cover the differences between completing research tasks in a job or internship setting and doing…
  • Apr 21

    Extended Library Hours and Access Restrictions During Exam

    Extended Library Hours and Access Restrictions During Exam
    Georgetown Law Library’s reading and exam period will be in effect Monday April 24th and run through Wednesday May 16th. During the reading and exam period, both the Williams and Wolff Libraries will remain open 24 hours. For the…
  • Apr 21

    HeinOnline adds new database on Presidential Commission Report

    HeinOnline adds new database on Presidential Commission Report
    Presidents often establish special boards, task forces, commissions and committees. The new database on HeinOnline, entitled: Presidential Commission Reports  is a a searchable database of these reports. Over 6,000 reports on items such…
Rank this Week: 686

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/
  • Apr 25

    This Just In: Cultural Property Law

    This Just In: Cultural Property Law
    Cultural property is defined in Black’s Law Dictionary as “Movable and immovable property that has cultural significance, whether in the nature of antiquities and monuments of a classical age or important modern items of fine…
  • Apr 25

    Reminder: Law Library Hours Extended for Reading and Exam Period

    Reminder: Law Library Hours Extended for Reading and Exam Period
    For spring finals, we will be extending our pilot of longer library hours, to university affiliates only, during the reading and exam periods. April 26 through May 11, students will be able to access the building for study, using their Viking…
  • Apr 21

    Professor Sagers Writes in Washington Post on United Airlines Incident

    Professor Sagers Writes in Washington Post on United Airlines Incident
    Chris Sagers, the James A. Thomas Distinguished Professor of Law, recently published an op-ed piece in the Washington Post. His article discusses the recent controversy over the forcible removal of a United Airlines passenger, as well as the…
Rank this Week: 877

The Reporter

The Reporter

Covers legal research. By the Texas Tech Law Library.

https://texastechlawlibrary.wordpress.com
  • Apr 25

    Finals Help

    Finals Help
    Finals are looming and there are only two more weeks of classes.  Your brain may be starting to fail; you …Continue reading →
  • Apr 25

    Open Source Access to Scholarly Research

    Open Source Access to Scholarly Research
    Legal Publishers and others are making it tough for law libraries to maintain many of their collections. For example, Since …Continue reading →
  • Apr 21

    Bar Exam Resource

    Bar Exam Resource
    The Texas Tech Law Library aims to provide as much assistance as possible for our recent graduates, in addition to …Continue reading →
Rank this Week: 807

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 24

    Statement regarding past abuse at Andover

    Statement regarding past abuse at Andover
    Today, we know that many schools, including Andover, have not always lived up to our commitment to protect students in our care. Over the past year, independent investigators from Sanghavi Law Office have been carrying out a review of all…
  • Feb 1

    On the Executive Orders of January 2017

    On the Executive Orders of January 2017
    The President’s Executive Orders on immigration have prompted calls of concern from students, parents, alumni, faculty, and staff at Andover. I’m sure that is true at all schools that are committed to a diverse student body and…
  • Jan 31

    Local Student “Totally Knows When Head of School Day Is,” and it’s Tomorrow

    Local Student “Totally Knows When Head of School Day Is,” and it’s Tomorrow
    Mark your calendars and put off your homework assignments, Andover! The Gorilla has an exclusive scoop on when the fabled Head of School Day will be this year. It’s tomorrow. Don’t believe us? Wait… Source: Local Student…
Rank this Week: 884

Ramsey County Law Library Blog

Ramsey County Law Library Blog

Provides information and commentary for local legal professionals and lay persons on local legal news, neighborhood happenings, self-help resources, information about our collection materials, and other other legal tools and resources

http://ramseylawlibrary.org/
  • Apr 20

    Our Law Day Event is Coming Up – Save the Date!

    Our Law Day Event is Coming Up – Save the Date!
    Be aware that our annual Law Day CLE event is coming up, which you will want to attend.  The theme of this year’s ABA-inspired event is “The Fourteenth Amendment – Transforming American…
  • Apr 12

    This Week is National Library Week!

    This Week is National Library Week!
    This week the Ramsey County Law Library joins with libraries all across the nation in celebrating National Library Week. The purpose of this event is to celebrate the contributions of libraries and librarians everywhere, as well as to…
  • Apr 4

    You May Have Heard of These Other “Second Chances”

    You May Have Heard of These Other “Second Chances”
    We are proud of our local involvement with local criminal expungement resources, but expungement is not the last word in ”second chances.” For instance, you may have recently watched HBO’s Rock and a Hard…
Rank this Week: 1019

Jenkins Law Library Blog

Jenkins Law Library Blog

Covers technology and legal research.

https://www.jenkinslaw.org/blog
  • Apr 19

    State Attorney General Reports and Opinions on HeinOnline

    State Attorney General Reports and Opinions on HeinOnline
      Available from HeinOnline are State Attorney General Reports for all fifty states plus Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands.Coverage is from the first year opinions were handed down in each state (as early as 1832), through the…
  • Apr 18

    Pennsylvania Appellate Docket

    Pennsylvania Appellate Docket
    There are many reasons for using Pennsylvania appellate dockets.  Keeping current with filings in a case and investigating how many cases an attorney has taken to appeal are a few popular uses. As an example of another useful…
  • Apr 13

    Celebrate National Library Week With HeinOnline

    Celebrate National Library Week With HeinOnline
    HeinOnline: Where Books Rule This article is republished with permission by W.S. Hein. View the original article here.HeinOnline has comprehensive coverage of journals, treaties, constitutions from every country in the world,…
Rank this Week: 704

The Daniel R. Coquillette Rare…

The Daniel R. Coquillette Rare Book Room Blog

Covers rare legal books. From the Boston College Law Library.

http://rarebookroom.blogspot.com/
  • Apr 19

    New Acquisition: Personal Library Catalogue of Prominent Nineteenth-Century NYC Lawyer

    New Acquisition: Personal Library Catalogue of Prominent Nineteenth-Century NYC Lawyer
    Bound in beautiful Morocco, this catalogue highlights the intellectual pursuits of Dexter A. Hawkins, one of the founders of the preeminent New York City firm Hawkins Delafield & Wood LLP. Originally from New England, Hawkins opened up…
  • Feb 15

    New exhibit on view--Robert Morris: Lawyer & Activist

    New exhibit on view--Robert Morris: Lawyer & Activist
    We are pleased to announce the opening of the spring exhibit in the Law Library's Daniel R. Coquillette Rare Book Room. Curated by Mary Bilder and Laurel Davis, the exhibit is entitled "Robert Morris: Lawyer & Activist".Morris…
  • Jan 25

    Morris L. Cohen Student Essay Competition: a chance to share scholarship, win $500, and go to Austin!

    Morris L. Cohen Student Essay Competition: a chance to share scholarship, win $500, and go to Austin!
    The Legal History and Rare Books (LH&RB) Section of the American Association of Law Libraries (AALL), in cooperation with Cengage Learning, announces the Ninth Annual Morris L. Cohen Student Essay Competition. The competition is named in…
Rank this Week: 770

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/
  • Apr 18

    Research Assistant Training

    Research Assistant Training
    The Law Library will be offering a training for all summer research assistants on Friday, April 28 from 1-2pm in room 267. If you’re working for a professor this summer, come join us for a look at academic legal research ……
  • Feb 1

    History of Supreme Court Nomination

    History of Supreme Court Nomination
    By now everyone knows that Judge Neil Gorsuch has been nominated to the United States Supreme Court. In thinking about what comes next, I thought I’d point out a great source from HeinOnline called History of Supreme Court Nominations…
  • Jan 27

    Research Help

    Research Help
    The new semester is well under way and many of our students are already starting the process of thinking about research papers. If you’re in that boat, feel free to come speak with one of our reference librarians to get ……
Rank this Week: 702

Moritz Legal Information Blog

Moritz Legal Information Blog

Legal information and research resouces. By the Michael E. Moritz Law Library at Ohio State University.

http://moritzlegalinformation.blogspot.com/
  • Apr 17

    Summer and Post-Graduation Access to Bloomberg, Lexis, and Westlaw

    Summer and Post-Graduation Access to Bloomberg, Lexis, and Westlaw
    <!--[if gte mso 9]> <![endif]-->Over the summer months, students at the Moritz College of Law can continue to access their student accounts with the three major legal research platforms (Bloomberg Law, Lexis Advance, and…
  • Apr 3

    Advanced Legal Research Course Offerings for Next Year

    Advanced Legal Research Course Offerings for Next Year
    As you are selecting your courses for the 2017-18 academic year, consider registering for a one-credit Advanced Legal Research course taught by one of the Moritz College of Law’s reference librarians. Each ALR course is focused on a…
  • Mar 27

    Resources on Judge Neil Gorsuch’s Nomination to the Supreme Court

    Resources on Judge Neil Gorsuch’s Nomination to the Supreme Court
    <!--[if gte mso 9]> <![endif]-->The Republican leadership in the United States Senate hopes to confirm Judge Neil Gorsuch’s nomination to the Supreme Court before the Senate’s April recess. Before that happens, you can…
Rank this Week: 657

VALLTalk

VALLTalk

From the Virginia Association of Law Libraries.

http://valltalk.blogspot.com/
  • Apr 12

    Virginia Library Association Council Meeting - April 7, 2017

    Virginia Library Association Council Meeting - April 7, 2017
    Submitted by Terry LongOne of the items Suzanne Corriell reported on from the last VLA Council meeting was the following: [At the Council meeting they make] you PAY if you use an acronym and don't define it.  There was about $10 in the…
  • Mar 27

    VALL Spring Meeting, May 19, 2017

    VALL Spring Meeting, May 19, 2017
    Submitted by Lara DresserThe VALL Spring Meeting is May 19th at William & Mary Law School.  Join us for a social event, An Art Museum Mystery, following the meeting (see details below). Attached are a few suggestions for lodging and…
  • Mar 3

    New Librarian at WilliamsMullen, Richmond

    New Librarian at WilliamsMullen, Richmond
    Sarah Hall from Dallas, TX will be joining the WilliamsMullen library team in Richmond on April 3rd. She was formerly an assistant librarian at the law firm of Munsch Hardt Kopf & Harr. Sarah has a B.A. in History and an M.L.S., both…
Rank this Week: 674

Fairly Used Blog

Fairly Used Blog

Discusses news in the Copyright and Fair Use industry, as well as updates to the Stanford Copyright and Fair Use site.

http://fairuse.stanford.edu/blog/
  • Apr 11

    Stanford Copyright & Fair Use – Key Overview Update

    Stanford Copyright &amp; Fair Use &ndash; Key Overview Update
    Q: Thank you for updating the copyright overview on this site. What are the most important changes that you want us to know? A: Because the update reflects changes from 2014 through 2016 it includes a few decisions that readers may be…
  • Feb 19

    Future of Libraries – Need First Sale for ebook

    Future of Libraries &ndash; Need First Sale for ebook
    How will libraries hold onto ebooks and other digital files like mp3s so that readers and scholars in the future can still read them?  The current state of affairs relies on license agreements with publishers who in turn license to…
  • Nov 16

    protect your site from copyright lawsuit

    protect your site from copyright lawsuit
    Everyone who thought they were protected from copyright lawsuits based on user postings, read this and take action by December 1st. Don’t Lose Your DMCA Safe Harbor Protection!   The post protect your site from copyright lawsuits…
Rank this Week: 873

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
  • Apr 3

    U.S. Supreme Court Web Citation Link Rot Fix (UC Berkeley)

    U.S. Supreme Court Web Citation Link Rot Fix (UC Berkeley)
    If you think the U.S. Supreme Court posts official versions of their opinions on their website … hahaha … I have a virtual bridge and an inside WH or Congressional source to sell you for $1B dollars. (Tip: Beware of any source…
  • Apr 3

    More Sources of Free Full-text Versions of Article

    More Sources of Free Full-text Versions of Article
    People like “free.’ People like getting free content from other people who paid for the content. Long live the free-loader, long live the person who spends $20 in time and gas looking for a free parking spot instead of paying $10…
  • Mar 27

    Oregon Judicial Branch Online Records: Free, Public Access to Selected Court Document

    Oregon Judicial Branch Online Records: Free, Public Access to Selected Court Document
    Oregon Judicial Department Online Records Search: Free, Public Access: “The Oregon Judicial Department is pleased to provide free online access to limited case information in the circuit courts and Tax Court of this state. The displayed…
Rank this Week: 584

Depraved Librarian

Depraved Librarian

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

http://depravedlibrarian.wordpress.com
  • Mar 29

    Links for 2017-03-28 [del.icio.us]

    Links for 2017-03-28 [del.icio.us]
    Sponsored: 64% off Code Black Drone with HD Camera Our #1 Best-Selling Drone--Meet the Dark Night of the Sky!
  • Mar 26

    Links for 2017-03-25 [del.icio.us]

    Links for 2017-03-25 [del.icio.us]
    Sponsored: 64% off Code Black Drone with HD Camera Our #1 Best-Selling Drone--Meet the Dark Night of the Sky!
  • Mar 24

    Links for 2017-03-23 [del.icio.us]

    Links for 2017-03-23 [del.icio.us]
    Sponsored: 64% off Code Black Drone with HD Camera Our #1 Best-Selling Drone--Meet the Dark Night of the Sky!
Rank this Week: 984

LibraryLaw Blog

LibraryLaw Blog

Covers issues concerning libraries and the law. By Peter Hirtle, Raizel Liebler, Mary Minow and Susan Nevelow Mart.

http://blog.librarylaw.com/librarylaw/
  • Nov 16

    Libraries that want to protect themselves…

    Libraries that want to protect themselves from copyright lawsuits should take this action before December 1. This is the safe harbor that libraries get if a patron posts copyrighted content on a library site (such as comments on a library...
  • Dec 1

    Was CCC formed "at the suggestion of Congress"?

    Was CCC formed "at the suggestion of Congress"?
    As I was reading Roy Kaufmann’s testimony on behalf of the Copyright Clearance Center (CCC) at the recent Congressional hearing on "Copyright Issues in Education and for the Visually Impaired," I was struck by CCC’s boilerplate…
  • Jul 24

    What the University of Arkansas controversy can teach us about archival permission practice

    What the University of Arkansas controversy can teach us about archival permission practice
    (By Peter Hirtle) By now most archivists and many librarians will have heard something about the controversy concerning the use of material found in Special Collections at the University of Arkansas. Researchers from the Washington Free…
Rank this Week: 924

Pappas Law Library Blog

Pappas Law Library Blog

From the Boston University School of Law.

http://bulawinteractive.org/libraryblog/
  • Aug 17

    Career Resources From the Library

    Career Resources From the Library
    Whether you are participating in OCI or not, the library has resources to help you with your job search. If you are interested in finding contact information for BU alumni, for example, you can use Leadership Library. Additionally, we have a…
  • Aug 12

    Welcome!

    Welcome!
    Please join us in welcoming our newest law librarians: Stefanie Maclin-Hurd, Kate Cochrane, and Shira Megerman! Kindle
  • Jun 24

    Brexit – What does this mean for the EU and the UK?

    Brexit &ndash; What does this mean for the EU and the UK?
    The dramatic win of the Brexit campaign is dominating the news.  Any member state may withdraw from the EU under Art. 50 which can be found on Eur-Lex, the EU’s legal portal.  That withdrawal will take effect 2 years…
Rank this Week: 540

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: 908

Law Library News

Law Library News

Covers featured books and library announcements. By the John A. Weir Memorial Law Library at the University of Alberta Law Centre.

http://blogs.library.ualberta.ca/law
  • Feb 21

    Law Library News Blog Discontinued – Please follow us on Twitter and Facebook

    Law Library News Blog Discontinued – Please follow us on Twitter and Facebook
    Hello. This blog has now been discontinued, however, we invite you to follow us on Twitter @RutherfordLib#UALWeir and Facebook https://www.facebook.com/RutherfordLibrary. The Rutherford and Weir Law Libraries are now staffed by the same team…
  • May 14

    Summer 2013 Access to Law Library Material & Information

    Summer 2013 Access to Law Library Material &amp; Information
    The Weir Law Library closed to the general public on May 1st, 2013 and will re-open for fall term on September 3rd, 2013. If you require materials from the Law Library, Place a Hold via the Library Catalogue. Your materials will be available…
  • Apr 29

    May Featured Videos – Hidden Gem

    May Featured Videos – Hidden Gem
    For May I have chosen 10 interesting videos that have not been previously highlighted. Note: as of May 1st the Law Library is swipe card access only. However, you can still borrow these videos by finding them in the online catalogue and using…
Rank this Week: 693

Library Consumer Advocacy Caucus

Library Consumer Advocacy Caucus

Law librarians and legal information vendors seeking to restore fair and competitve legal information markets in the U.S.

http://libraryconsumeradvocacy.wordpress.com/
  • Oct 15

    Re-registering the Caucu

    Re-registering the Caucu
    Dear Colleagues,
  • Oct 15

    Re-registering the Caucu

    Re-registering the Caucu
    Dear Colleagues, I had to re-register the Consumer Advocacy Caucus today in order to straighten out the Statement of Purpose. I had inadvertently dropped out mention of the Executive Board when I stated that the Caucus would recommend to AALL…
  • Sep 28

    FTC Prenotification Negative Option Rule Update

    FTC Prenotification Negative Option Rule Update
    Our action item was approved by the AALL Board at the meeting in July.
Rank this Week: 682

Jason the Content Librarian

Jason the Content Librarian

Covers technology, libraries, and the Internet. By Jason Eiseman.

http://www.jasoneiseman.com/blog
  • Feb 23

    E-Book Lending Program from Internet Archive & Partner Librarie

    E-Book Lending Program from Internet Archive & Partner Librarie
    ReadWriteWeb is reporting that “Internet Archive Partners With 150 Libraries to Launch an E-Book Lending Program.”
  • Feb 17

    Video: Watson and Law Librarian

    Video: Watson and Law Librarian
    Following up on my post yesterday, I have been thinking for awhile about adding more video to this blog. The problem is getting the motivation during busy work times to create the content can be difficult. However, I think I’ve come up with…
  • Feb 16

    I, for one, welcome our new robot overlord

    I, for one, welcome our new robot overlord
    Everyone is busy imagining why the IBM computer Watson is so important to their own industry. Robert C. Weber writes in the National Law Journal about how great it will be when computers like Watson can perform legal research on their own.
Rank this Week: 717

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: 646

The Goodson Blogson

The Goodson Blogson

News & Announcements from the J. Michael Goodson Law Library at Duke.

http://dukelawref.blogspot.com/
  • Apr 27

    Researching International Criminal Law

    Researching International Criminal Law
    The 2013 and 2017 chemical weapon attacks on civilians in Syria have generated ongoing conversations about the role of international criminal courts in humanitarian crises. A new book in the Goodson Law Library, Christopher Rudolph's Power…
  • Apr 16

    New Source for Supreme Court Records and Brief

    New Source for Supreme Court Records and Brief
    The Goodson Law Library has recently subscribed to ProQuest Supreme Court Insight, a source for U.S. Supreme Court case histories and records. By the end of 2017, this database will include records and briefs dating from 1975-2016.…
  • Apr 5

    Summer Access to Legal Research Service

    Summer Access to Legal Research Service
    Whether you're heading to a summer job or graduating this May, your access to legal research services like Westlaw, Lexis Advance, and Bloomberg Law will change.Continuing StudentsFor rising 2Ls and 3Ls, your Law School access generally…
Rank this Week: 4354