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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/
Rank this Week: 9

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
  • Jul 26

    OPINION: Estate of Woody v. Big Horn Co.

    OPINION: Estate of Woody v. Big Horn Co.
    CIVIL – NEGLIGENCE DA 16-0010, 2016 MT 180, IN THE MATTER OF THE ESTATE OF KENNETH R. WOODY IV, Deceased, by and through his person representative KENNETH R. WOODY, and LORRAINE WOODY, personal representative, on behalf of the heirs of…
  • Jul 26

    OPINION: Kelly v. Teton Prairie

    OPINION: Kelly v. Teton Prairie
    CIVIL – WATER RIGHTS ADJUDICATION DA 15-0786, 2016 MT 179, STEVEN KELLY, MONTE GIESE, HENRY NAGAMORI and KALANICK RANCH, INC., Plaintiffs and Appellees, v. TETON PRAIRIE LLC, Defendant and Appellant.
  • Jul 26

    OPINION: State v. Brave

    OPINION: State v. Brave
    CRIMINAL – SEXUAL INTERCOURSE WITHOUT CONSENT DA 15-0072, 2016 MT 178, STATE OF MONTANA, Plaintiff and Appellee, v. JOEY WENDELL BRAVE, Defendant and Appellant.
Rank this Week: 15

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
  • Jul 22

    CFP: Translating Law

    CFP: Translating Law
    Tilburg Law Review (TiLR) invites article submissions for its fall 2017 special issue on ‘Translating Law‘. We imagine this double issue primarily as a collection of articles in law and...
  • Jul 22

    Immigration Law & Policy – Washington, DC

    Immigration Law & Policy – Washington, DC
    Georgetown Law, the Migration Policy Institute,  and Catholic Legal Immigration Network, Inc., present the 13th Annual Immigration Law & Policy Conference Sept. 12, 2016, at Georgetown Law.
  • Jul 22

    CFP: Violent Extremism & Youth Recruitment

    CFP: Violent Extremism & Youth Recruitment
    Peace Review: A Journal of Social Justice (U. San Francisco College of Arts & Sciences) announces its 29(2) issue theme: Violent Extremism and Youth Recruitment. The submission deadline is Jan....
Rank this Week: 21

beSpacific

beSpacific

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

http://www.bespacific.com/
  • Jul 26

    Law and Human Suffering: A Slice of Life in Vichy France

    Law and Human Suffering: A Slice of Life in Vichy France
    Curran, Vivian Grosswald, Law and Human Suffering: A Slice of Life in Vichy France (July 25, 2016). Journal of Law and Literature, Forthcoming; U. of Pittsburgh Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2016-20. Available for download at SSRN:…
  • Jul 26

    GQ: The Guantanamo Quagmire

    GQ: The Guantanamo Quagmire
    Pearlman, Adam Ross, GQ: The Guantanamo Quagmire (June 9, 2016). Stanford Law & Policy Review, Vol. 27, 2016. Available for download at SSRN: http://ssrn.com/abstract=2792512 “Accepting for argument’s sake the twin premises…
  • Jul 26

    Opening the Textbook: Educational Resources in U.S. Higher Education, 2015-16

    Opening the Textbook: Educational Resources in U.S. Higher Education, 2015-16
    Opening the Textbook: Educational Resources in U.S. Higher Education, 2015-16  I. Elaine Allen, Ph.D. Professor of Biostatistics & Epidemiology, UCSF Co- Director, Babson Survey Research Group Jeff Seaman, Ph.D. Co- Director, Babson…
Rank this Week: 23

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: 58

Jenkins Law Library Blog

Jenkins Law Library Blog

Covers technology and legal research.

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

    Keep up-to-date with the election using NewsBank's Special Report

    Keep up-to-date with the election using NewsBank's Special Report
    The Democratic National Convention will be held in Philadelphia next week, and election coverage has taken over America's news channels. Keep up-to-date on election news with NewsBank's Special Report feature. The U.S. Presidential Campaign -…
  • Jul 14

    Pennsylvania Evidence 2016 Courtroom Manual on the LexisNexis Digital Library

    Pennsylvania Evidence 2016 Courtroom Manual on the LexisNexis Digital Library
    Pennsylvania Evidence 2016 Courtroom Manual, an essential addition to your case both in your office and in court, is accessible to Jenkins' members on their desktops through the LexisNexis Digital Library!  This handy resource provides…
  • Jul 7

    Calculating and Proving Damages on Law Journal Press Online Book

    Calculating and Proving Damages on Law Journal Press Online Book
    Need to calculate damages in commercial litigation?  Check out Calculating and Proving Damages by Boushie, Spadea and Cunniff in the Litigation practice area on Law Journal Press Online Books.  This treatise focuses on practical…
Rank this Week: 97

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
  • Dec 9

    HeinOnline ScholarCheck

    HeinOnline ScholarCheck
      ScholarCheck is a useful tool for viewing journal articles that have a heavy influence on the subject being researched in HeinOnline. It analyzes articles most cited by other articles and most accessed during a rolling 12-month period.…
  • Dec 7

    Scheduled System Maintenance on Wisers’ Service Platforms 19 Dec 2015

    Scheduled System Maintenance on Wisers’ Service Platforms 19 Dec 2015
    Please be informed that a system maintenance will be scheduled on Saturday, 19 Dec 2015 from 18:00 to 23:59 (Hong Kong Time GMT+8).  During this period, all services will be temporarily unavailable.  The services will be resumed to…
  • Dec 6

    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…
Rank this Week: 178

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…
  • 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…
Rank this Week: 179

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/
  • Jul 26

    Exam Time

    Exam Time
    The finish line is in sight! Good Luck to everyone taking the bar exam!  
  • Jul 21

    New FOIA Legislation

    New FOIA Legislation
    Congress recently enacted new legislation updating and amending the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA). The FOIA Improvement Act of 2016 was signed into law by the President on June 30, 2016. The new Act codifies a “presumption of…
  • Jul 20

    Professor Lewis Delivers Lecture on Physician-Assisted Suicide

    Professor Lewis Delivers Lecture on Physician-Assisted Suicide
    Browne Lewis,  the Leon M. and Gloria Plevin Professor of Law, recently delivered a lecture on physician-assisted suicide at the Mitchell Library in Glasgow, Scotland. Professor Lewis spoke about the “right to die” movement…
Rank this Week: 235

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
  • Jul 14

    Legal Self-Help Center News in Oregon and Beyond

    Legal Self-Help Center News in Oregon and Beyond
    There is no shortage of news about SRL (self-represented litigant) service resources, here in Oregon and beyond. Two recent stories and a list of SRL service provider resources: Legal self-help in Bend (Deschutes County), Oregon: Bend…
  • Jul 13

    Oregon Appellate Court Briefs: Filing to Access Timeline Update

    Oregon Appellate Court Briefs: Filing to Access Timeline Update
    Lawyers in large law firms usually have databases, couriers, professional law librarians and money to help them locate full-text copies of court documents quickly. What are mere mortals to do? There is actually quite a bit. Mere mortals who…
  • Jul 7

    Baseball’s Magna Carta: Setting the Rules of America’s Game

    Baseball’s Magna Carta: Setting the Rules of America’s Game
    Baseball’s Magna Carta: Setting the Rules of America’s Game: An exhibit at the Oregon Historical Society. (See also the Battered Bastards of Baseball, a documentary.) “July 1 – October 9, 2016 Continue reading →
Rank this Week: 220

Law Library & Technology Blog

Law Library & Technology Blog

From the George Mason University School of Law.

http://blog.law.gmu.edu/library/
  • Apr 20

    2016 Law Student Survey of Law Library & Technology Service

    2016 Law Student Survey of Law Library & Technology Service
    Please take a few minutes to answer this short survey about the Law Library and Technology Services and let us know how we are doing and what services that you’d like to see added or improved. Our staff carefully reviews ……
  • Apr 18

    Westlaw Prepare to Practice Training

    Westlaw Prepare to Practice Training
    Westlaw’s Prepare to Practice training is this Tuesday, April 19th at 12 pm in Room 120. If you are interning at a law firm or government agency you don’t want to miss this class. Every student who attends will receive…
  • Mar 28

    2L and 3L LexisNexis Professional Research Certification

    2L and 3L LexisNexis Professional Research Certification
    LexisNexis will be offering Prepare to Practice – Professional Research Certification for 2Ls & 3Ls. Please see session details below. Both sessions are the same, so please pick the session that works best for your…
Rank this Week: 221

The Running Librarian

The Running Librarian

Covers legal publishing and web 2.0. By James Mullan.

http://www.therunninglibrarian.co.uk/
  • Jan 26

    Why legal intranets lets users down!

    Why legal intranets lets users down!
    For anyone who manages an intranet in a law firm, a recent webinar by BA Insight will definitely be of interest. Called "Why Legal Intranets Let Users Down"The Webinar starts with an introduction to the four main issues that BA Insight see as…
  • Jan 4

    The future of enterprise tech-nolo-gy!

    The future of enterprise tech-nolo-gy!
    It's hot and chrismassy...a win win situation!It seems odd to be writing about something in 2016, that took place in 2015. But that's exactly what I'm doing in this post, which as you may have spotted is called "The future of enterprise…
  • Nov 16

    Social, to Knowledge Management's Rescue?

    Social, to Knowledge Management's Rescue?
    Two articles recently published on the CMS Wire website have caught my attention because they mention both Social and Knowledge Management, two of my favourite subjects :-)In the first article called "Social to Knowledge Management's Rescue"…
Rank this Week: 239

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: 207

Library Boy

Library Boy

Features legal research news. By Michel-Adrien Sheppard.

http://micheladrien.blogspot.com/
  • Jul 26

    Analysis of Beverley McLachlin's Output as Chief Justice of Canada

    Analysis of Beverley McLachlin's Output as Chief Justice of Canada
    The Court.ca blog run by students at Osgoode Hall Law School in Toronto has just published part 2 of The Supreme Court by Numbers, an analysis of the output of Chief Justice Beverley McLachlin since she was appointed to her position in …
  • Jul 25

    Canadian Association of Law Libraries Webinar on The Lean Law Library

    Canadian Association of Law Libraries Webinar on The Lean Law Library
    The Canadian Association of Law Libraries (CALL) is organizing a webinar on The Lean Law Library: How to Apply Process Improvement Concepts to your Organization on August 24, 2016 from 1 to 2:30PM Eastern: "Law libraries are under pressure…
  • Jul 24

    CanLII Takes Over Best Guide to Canadian Legal Research

    CanLII Takes Over Best Guide to Canadian Legal Research
    The Canadian Legal Information Institute (CanLII), the free law society-supported Internet site for finding Canadian jurisprudence and legislation, is taking over the Best Guide to Canadian Legal Research, a well-known website launched by…
Rank this Week: 278

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/
  • Jul 26

    Teaching Technology in the Academy – Dean’s Roundtable Part 2 – The ABA Annual Meeting (West Coast) edition

    Teaching Technology in the Academy – Dean’s Roundtable Part 2 – The ABA Annual Meeting (West Coast) edition
    [NOTE: Please welcome guest blogger, Michael J. Robak, Associate Director/Director of Information Technologies, Leon E. Bloch Law Library, University of Missouri - Kansas City. -GL] The movement to establish a true Technology instruction…
  • Jul 24

    Law Firm Partners: If It Ain't Broke...

    Law Firm Partners: If It Ain't Broke...
    It is rational for someone who has been wildly successful doing something a certain way to keep doing it that way, especially when the odds appear favorable that they will continue to be successful. Most people don’t exit their comfort…
  • Jul 20

    Industry Leading Surveys – What Do They Really Say?

    Industry Leading Surveys – What Do They Really Say?
     While I was sadly unable to attend the 2016 AALL annual conference that wrapped yesterday in Chicago, I have it on good authority that the most recent ALM Law Library Survey  caused some intense discussion around industry…
Rank this Week: 297

The Goodson Blogson

The Goodson Blogson

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

http://dukelawref.blogspot.com/
  • Jul 22

    Copycatwalks: Fashion & The Law

    Copycatwalks: Fashion & The Law
    Earlier this week, Los Angeles-based artist Tuesday Bassen accused international clothing retailer Zara of stealing several of her designs for its clothing and jewelry. Her Instagram post featured side-by-side comparisons of Bassen's art next…
  • Jul 13

    Pokemon GO...to Court?

    Pokemon GO...to Court?
    Are you one of the millions of users who downloaded the Pokémon GO app in its first week of release? Or have you spent the last few days confused by your friends' sudden stream of social media references to "PokéStops,"…
  • Jul 5

    In Praise of Microform

    In Praise of Microform
    During library tours for new law students, there is usually a brief stop in the Microforms Room on level 1. It's not the most attractive space in the library, with its rows of metal cabinets, but it's a good place to pause the tour for some…
Rank this Week: 333

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/
  • Feb 1

    Lecture Capture Anyone?

    Lecture Capture Anyone?
    After several years of using portable audio recorders to record classes for students and Adobe Presenter to add narration to PowerPoint Presentations, Albany Law School has moved to the Panopto lecture capture system for these…
  • Jan 29

    They’re Not Paying Attention! What Can We Do?

    They’re Not Paying Attention! What Can We Do?
    According to a recent study published in the Journal of Media Education, university students are not paying attention in class. They spend 20% of their time in class doing things on their digital devices that have nothing to do…
  • Oct 2

    Who Likes What?

    Who Likes What?
    Recently, Campus Technology polled hundreds of education professionals to ask them which products they think are truly the best. So here’s what they said (in Campus Technology’s first-ever higher education…
Rank this Week: 261

Library Stuff

Library Stuff

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

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

    A librarian’s bureaucratic battle for public record

    A librarian’s bureaucratic battle for public record
    “For Marilyn Flachman, it seemed like a simple request.In Colorado, open records laws clearly say public employee salaries, which are funded by taxpayers, are available to the public.Last year, the district was having financial…
  • Jul 26

    Coding at the library? Join the 2016 Congressional App Challenge

    Coding at the library? Join the 2016 Congressional App Challenge
    “Last week marked the official start of the 2016 Congressional App Challenge, an annual nationwide event to engage student creativity and encourage participation in STEM (science, technology, engineering, and math) and computer science…
  • Jul 26

    Ingram Launches Ingram Academic Service

    Ingram Launches Ingram Academic Service
    “Ingram Content Group has launched Ingram Academic Services, a publishing service for university presses and academic publishers. The service offers resources, tools and, services to university presses and academic publishers including…
Rank this Week: 461

Slaw

Slaw

A Canadian cooperative weblog on all things legal.

http://www.slaw.ca
  • Jul 26

    The Move to Visuals (And Why You Should Care)

    The Move to Visuals (And Why You Should Care)
    Social Media Camp is the national conference on social media that attracts international speakers and attendees. At this year’s event, virtually all presenters agreed that images and video are taking over the internet. What do they mean…
  • Jul 26

    Tips Tuesday

    Tips Tuesday
    Here are excerpts from the most recent tips on SlawTips, the site that each week offers up useful advice, short and to the point, on research and writing, practice, and technology. Research & Writing Split Infinitives; Or, Star Trek, You…
  • Jul 26

    Best Guide to Canadian Legal Research Sustained

    Best Guide to Canadian Legal Research Sustained
    I was delighted to see the announcement that Catherine Best’s fantastic work at legalresearch.org will continue on under an excellent editorial board after her retirement. Catherine generously donated the site to CanLII and the site…
Rank this Week: 353

Off the Shelf - The Osgood Hall…

Off the Shelf - The Osgood Hall Law School Library Blog

Covers developments in legal information and legal information technologies for research and practice.

http://libblog.osgoode.yorku.ca
  • Jul 25

    Recent Acquisitions, July 18 – July 25, 2016

    Recent Acquisitions, July 18 – July 25, 2016
    71 new acquisitions in Osgoode Hall Law School Library, including 59 from 2016: HKF 4754.5 A38 2016 After marriage equality : the future of LGBT rights New York University Press, 2016 viii, 357 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm K ……
  • Jul 18

    Recent Acquisitions, July 11 – July 18, 2016

    Recent Acquisitions, July 11 – July 18, 2016
    41 new acquisitions in Osgoode Hall Law School Library, including 29 from 2016: Flipped classrooms for legal education Wolff, Lutz-Christian, 1961- K 100 W65 2016 Flipped classrooms for legal education Springer, 2016 ix, 144 pages ; 24 cm. K…
  • Jul 11

    Recent Acquisitions, July 4 – July 11, 2016

    Recent Acquisitions, July 4 – July 11, 2016
    1 new acquisition in Osgoode Hall Law School Library, including 1 from 2016: Mergers and acquisition : law, theory, and practice Hill, Claire A., KF 1477 H55 2016 Mergers and acquisition : law, theory, and practice West Academic Publishing,…
Rank this Week: 401

Legal Informatics Blog

Legal Informatics Blog

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

http://legalinformatics.wordpress.com
Rank this Week: 365

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
  • Jul 7

    Happy Birthday FOIA!

    Happy Birthday FOIA!
    The Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) turned 50 on July 4, 2016! To learn more about FOIA, check out Government Transparency Update: FOIA Turns 50 or FOIA.gov.
  • Jul 5

    Reminder: North Carolina Certified Paralegal (NCCP) Exam Preparation Course

    Reminder: North Carolina Certified Paralegal (NCCP) Exam Preparation Course
    Program Dates:                     September 9- September 10, 2016 Friday Session Time:            5:30 pm…
  • Jul 5

    Links We Love Weekly Round-Up — July 5, 2016

    Links We Love Weekly Round-Up — July 5, 2016
    Law Schools Are Going Online to Reach New Students Law schools, in the face of marked declines in enrollment, revenue and jobs for graduates, are beginning to adopt innovative new ways of delivering legal education. The New Censorship How did…
Rank this Week: 366

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
  • Jun 7

    Commencement Address, Phillips Academy 2016

    Commencement Address, Phillips Academy 2016
    Commencement Address Phillips Academy, Andover June 5, 2016 John Palfrey Welcome, everyone – trustees, faculty, and staff; faculty Emeriti; alumni, families, friends, and – most of all – our beloved students.  Thank you…
  • May 19

    Search for a President of the Boston Public Library

    Search for a President of the Boston Public Library
    Since September of 2015, we’ve been in the midst of a search to find a new President of the Boston Public Library.  The BPL is an amazing institution on many levels.  Part of the greatness of the BPL derives from ……
  • May 4

    All School Meeting Address, May 4, 2016, Phillips Academy

    All School Meeting Address, May 4, 2016, Phillips Academy
    All School Meeting Address (Excerpt) May 4, 2016 John Palfrey, Phillips Academy […] I was in North Carolina recently, at Duke, and I talked with a recent graduate from the class of 2014. He just loved Andover and told me ……
Rank this Week: 364

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 10

    We won a prize!

    We won a prize!
    “Putting Together a Book Exhibit,” a video teaser for our 2017 exhibition in New York City, has won the Best Video prize in the American Association of Law Libraries (AALL) “Day in the Life” contest. The annual…
  • Mar 19

    Exhibit talk: "A Martyr to the Cause: The Mooney Trial, the Communist Party, and the Pleasures of Propaganda"

    Exhibit talk: "A Martyr to the Cause: The Mooney Trial, the Communist Party, and the Pleasures of Propaganda"
    In conjunction with its ongoing exhibition, “Free Tom Mooney! The Yale Law Library’s Tom Mooney Collection,” the Law Library is sponsoring a talk by exhibition co-curator Lorne Bair, owner of Lorne Bair Rare Books. Bair will…
  • Mar 19

    Exhibit talk: "A Martyr to the Cause: The Mooney Trial, the Communist Party, and the Pleasures of Propagandt"

    Exhibit talk: "A Martyr to the Cause: The Mooney Trial, the Communist Party, and the Pleasures of Propagandt"
    In conjunction with its ongoing exhibition, “Free Tom Mooney! The Yale Law Library’s Tom Mooney Collection,” the Law Library is sponsoring a talk by exhibition co-curator Lorne Bair, owner of Lorne Bair Rare Books. Bair will…
Rank this Week: 389

Trial Ad Notes

Trial Ad Notes

Offers news items and resources relating to trial advocacy, with a focus on Washington State. By Mary Whisner.

http://trialadnotes.blogspot.com/
  • Apr 13

    National Academies reports - Growth of Incarceration

    National Academies reports - Growth of Incarceration
    The Growth of Incarceration in the United States: Exploring Causes and Consequences (2014), packed with research and analysis from social scientists and policy experts, is available as a free PDF from the National Academies Press.This…
  • Apr 9

    Evidence-Based Practice in Criminal Defense

    Evidence-Based Practice in Criminal Defense
    This interesting paper was recently posted on SSRN:Jennifer E. Laurin, Gideon by the Numbers: The Emergence of Evidence-Based Practice in Indigent Defense,  Ohio State Journal of Criminal Law, Forthcoming 2015Abstract: A widespread…
  • Apr 3

    Conviction Reversed Because Expert Testimony re Eyewitness ID Excluded

    Conviction Reversed Because Expert Testimony re Eyewitness ID Excluded
    Interesting case from New York: Joel Stashenko, Conviction Reversed as Expert Barred from Testifying, N.Y.L.J., April 3, 2015.The case is People v. McCullough, 11-01614 (N.Y. Sup. Ct., App. Div. March 27, 2015), link to court website
Rank this Week: 420

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: 433

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…
Rank this Week: 436

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/
Rank this Week: 680

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
  • Jul 26

    Legalization of Medical Assistance in Dying in Canada

    Legalization of Medical Assistance in Dying in Canada
    The following is a guest post by Cynthia Chen, a foreign law intern currently working with Tariq Ahmad on research related to the laws of Canada at the Law Library of Congress. Introduction The Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms…
  • Jul 25

    Lessons Learned from the AALL 2016 Annual Conference in Chicago

    Lessons Learned from the AALL 2016 Annual Conference in Chicago
    We are back from the American Association of Law Libraries (AALL) 2016 Annual Conference in Chicago. I was happy to present with Abbie Grotke at the Legal Information Preservation Alliance’s annual meeting.  I…
  • Jul 22

    Brexit – What Happens Next?

    Brexit – What Happens Next?
    The following is a guest post by Felix Beulke, summer intern at the Global Legal Research Directorate, Law Library of Congress. It follows a blog post by Clare Feikert-Ahalt, FALQs: Brexit Referendum. On June 23, 2016 the United Kingdom held…
Rank this Week: 579

Seattle University Law Library…

Seattle University Law Library INFO

Covers legal news, legal research and library news.

http://lawlibraryblog.seattleu.edu/
  • Jul 26

    Today in Legal History: President Truman Signs National Security Act

    Today in Legal History: President Truman Signs National Security Act
    On July 26, 1947, President Truman signed the National Security Act of 1947, a central document in U.S. Cold War policy. The Act, which took more than a year to craft, directed a major reorganization of the foreign policy and military…
  • Jul 20

    Today in Legal History: Apollo 11 Mission

    Today in Legal History: Apollo 11 Mission
    President John F. Kennedy predicted in 1960 that by the end of the decade the country would put a man on the moon and return him home safely.  The triumphant Apollo 11 moon landing on July 20, 1969, began an era of moon exploration that…
  • Jul 18

    Fashion and the Law: An Exhibit

    Fashion and the Law: An Exhibit
    Harvard Law Librarians have curated a fun and thought provoking exhibit about the intersection of fashion and law. The exhibit begins by discussing sumptuary laws from ancient Greece and Rome, and moves forward in time to the…
Rank this Week: 469

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/
Rank this Week: 504

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/
  • Jul 22

    United Nations Treaty Collection Has a Fresh New Look!

    United Nations Treaty Collection Has a Fresh New Look!
    United Nations Treaty Collection, treaties.un.org, an important stop for public and private international law researchers from around the world has just had a fresh makeover! The updates greatly improved the layout, menu options, navigation…
  • Jul 15

    Adventurous Lawyers and the Law of Adventuring

    Adventurous Lawyers and the Law of Adventuring
    Today's blog post is devoted to outdoor adventures, law and lawyers.  Boston College Law Library recently acquired a book on the legal aspects of extreme sports, Adventure and the Law, by Cecil C. Kuhne, III. Law library student…
  • Jul 7

    Don’t Dance to the Star Spangled Banner in Massachusett

    Don’t Dance to the Star Spangled Banner in Massachusett
    The recent observance of Independence Day on July 4 brought some interesting laws to my attention.  See, 5 U.S.C. § 6103(a)(2012).  I sort of expected the statute that makes the Star Spangled Banner our national anthem to have…
Rank this Week: 466

BLS Library Blog

BLS Library Blog

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

http://www.blslibrary.com/
  • Jul 21

    Voting Rights Resource

    Voting Rights Resource
    With the fractured Fifth Circuit ruling today that Texas’ voter ID law violates the Voting Rights Act and the Presidential election quickly approaching, you may be interested in learning more about the law on voting rights.  To…
  • Jul 14

    Sedition Act of 1798: Political Speech as Crime

    Sedition Act of 1798: Political Speech as Crime
    July 14 is famous as Bastille Day in English-speaking countries. In France, the day is called La Fête Nationale (the National Holiday) and was originally called Fête de la Fédération (“federation feast”)…
  • Jul 14

    For the Beach: A Little, Legal Book to Read

    For the Beach: A Little, Legal Book to Read
    While the current issue of New York Magazine, July 11-24, 2016, has an article on “The Best 100 Beach Reads,” at pages 86-87, I would like to provide a shorter list of seven little, legal books that can offer both enlightenment…
Rank this Week: 672

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/
  • Jul 13

    Pokemon Go legal issues?

    Pokemon Go legal issues?
    The ABA Journal has an article titled "Pokemon Go spurs lawyers to stop and consider legal issues." If you have been caught up in the Pokemon Go craze, there are several legal issues raised in the article; and  the article also mentions…
  • Jul 12

    SBA book exchange group re-started

    SBA book exchange group re-started
    The Pitt Law Student Bar Association is reviving a book exchange group to help reduce the cost of law school books for students. You can sell your 1L books to new students or buy books for this year on the cheap.  Check out the…
  • Jul 1

    New Westlaw rep for Pitt Law

    New Westlaw rep for Pitt Law
    We recently heard from Westlaw that they have appointed a new law school representative for Pitt Law:"I am pleased to announce that your new Westlaw Academic Account Manager is Samuel Berbano. Samuel is a graduate of Drake Law School. While…
Rank this Week: 639

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

    Open Position: Instructional Services Librarian

    Open Position: Instructional Services Librarian
    Instructional Services Librarian Lillian Goldman Law Library Yale University Please Apply at: http://www.yale.edu/hronline/careers/application/external/index.html STARS Req No. 37814BR Position Focu
  • May 20

    Open Position: Associate Librarian for Administration

    Open Position: Associate Librarian for Administration
    ASSOCIATE LIBRARIAN FOR ADMINISTRATION Lillian Goldman Law Library, Yale Law School Yale University  Please apply at: http://www.yale.edu/hronline/careers/application/external/index.html  STARS Req No. 37813BR Position Focus: 
  • May 10

    We won a prize!

    We won a prize!
    “Putting Together a Book Exhibit,” a video teaser for our 2017 exhibition in New York City, has won the Best Video prize in the American Association of Law Libraries (AALL) “Day in the Life” contest. The annual…
Rank this Week: 489

Scholarly Communications @ Duke

Scholarly Communications @ Duke

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

http://blogs.library.duke.edu/scholcomm/
  • Apr 1

    Here we go again: latest GSU ruling an odd victory for librarie

    Here we go again: latest GSU ruling an odd victory for librarie
    My first thought when I read the new ruling in the Georgia State copyright lawsuit brought by publishers over e-reserves was of one of those informal rules that all law students learn — don’t tick off your judge.…
  • Mar 22

    Moving into the open

    Moving into the open
    Since it was announced that I will move shortly to the University of Kansas, several people have asked me if I intend to continue blogging, and have kindly encouraged me to do so.  This blog, of course, will remain one of the…
  • Mar 3

    Some radical thoughts about Sci-Hub

    Some radical thoughts about Sci-Hub
    Radical, as I like to remind folks, means to get to the root of an issue (same derivation as radish).  So when I say I am offering some radical thoughts about Sci-Hub and the controversy it has generated, I mean that I hope to use the…
Rank this Week: 619

Massachusetts Law Updates

Massachusetts Law Updates

From the Massachusetts Trial Court Law Libraries

http://masslawlib.blogspot.com/
  • Nov 29

    New SJC Rule Will Require Professionalism Course

    New SJC Rule Will Require Professionalism Course
    The SJC has issued new Rule 3:16: Practicing with Professionalism Course for New Lawyers. This rule is not effective until September 1, 2013, and applies only to attorneys admitted to the bar on or after that date.
  • Nov 29

    SJC Rules on Segregated Confinement

    SJC Rules on Segregated Confinement
    In LaChance v. Commissioner of Correction, decided November 27, the SJC concluded that more procedural safeguards are required for inmates being held in segregated confinement for a significant period of time. The court said, in part:
  • Nov 28

    PIRG'S 2012 Trouble in Toyland toy safety report.

    PIRG'S 2012 Trouble in Toyland toy safety report.
    http://bit.ly/WuyUky
Rank this Week: 478

Carolina Blawg

Carolina Blawg

By the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Law Library.

http://blogs.law.unc.edu/library/
  • Oct 31

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  • Jun 22

    eBooks in the Law Library

    eBooks in the Law Library
    There are many eBooks in the campus libraries about law. Try doing an advanced search and specify format = eBook. Here are the results of a search for subject=law and format=eBook.
  • Jun 8

    Additional translations of foreign penal codes - now on HeinOnline

    Additional translations of foreign penal codes - now on HeinOnline
    HeinOnline has added the American Series of Foreign Penal Codes to is Foreign and International Law Resources database. The newly added 32 volumes provide "accurate English translations of important Penal Codes of foreign countries." Each…
Rank this Week: 528

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: 633

The Fred Parks Law Library Blog

The Fred Parks Law Library Blog

Covers legal news and resources. From the South Texas College of Law.

http://thefredparkslawlibrary.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 1012

CS-SIS

CS-SIS

From the Computing Services Special Interest Section of the American Association of Law Libraries.

http://cssis.org
  • Jul 26

    CS-SIS Grant Winner Lacy Rakestraw on the 2016 AALL Exhibit Hall

    CS-SIS Grant Winner Lacy Rakestraw on the 2016 AALL Exhibit Hall
    Lacy Rakestraw, Director of the St. Louis County Law Library, received a grant from CS-SIS that enabled her to attend this year’s AALL Annual Meeting and Conference. Here’s what she had to say about it: No trip to an…
  • Feb 19

    Call for CS-SIS Annual Meeting Grant Application

    Call for CS-SIS Annual Meeting Grant Application
    CS-SIS Members are invited to apply for one of two annual AALL Meeting and Conference grants: AALL CS-SIS Grant for Students and New Librarians: The purpose of the AALL CS-SIS Grants Program for Students and New Librarians is to provide…
  • Feb 19

    Call for CS-SIS Annual Meeting Grant Application

    Call for CS-SIS Annual Meeting Grant Application
    CS-SIS Members are invited to apply for one of two annual AALL Meeting and Conference grants:AALL CS-SIS Grant for Students and New Librarians: The purpose of the AALL CS-SIS Grants Program for Students and New Librarians is to provide…
Rank this Week: 1033

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/
  • Jul 25

    Charles C. Haupt (1854-1922)

    Charles C. Haupt (1854-1922)
    Charles C. Haupt was born on February 10 1854 in Wilkes Barre, Pennsylvania. His family moved to Michigan when he was ten. He attended the Franklin Marshall College in Pennsylvania and later “studied law” with S.C.…
  • Jul 13

    Law Library Anniversary Celebration – Mark your Calendars!

    Law Library Anniversary Celebration – Mark your Calendars!
    The Ramsey County Law Library would like to announce that we will be celebrating our 80th Anniversary this fall. To mark both this occasion and the completed restoration of the judicial portrait collection, we will be…
  • Jul 8

    Wiping a Criminal Record Clean

    Wiping a Criminal Record Clean
    A pardon might be the closest thing Minnesota law offers to a “magic wand” to clean up a criminal record. This extraordinary remedy is not the same as expungement, which is the sealing of criminal records which can then be…
Rank this Week: 797

UB Law Library Blog

UB Law Library Blog

Features news from the UB Law Library.

http://libweb.lib.buffalo.edu/blog/law
  • Jul 25

    New Law Library hours beginning July 26

    New Law Library hours beginning July 26
    On Monday, July 25, the Law Library will be open 9:00 a.m. – 9:00 p.m. Then on Tuesday, July 26, we will begin to follow a new schedule of hours, and will be open Monday-Friday, 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. for the rest of the summer.…
  • Jul 15

    Charles B. @ AALL16

    Charles B. @ AALL16
    Law librarians from around the country are flocking to Chicago for the annual AALL conference. You won’t have to look too hard to find our librarians there: Nancy Babb is working with the Animal Law Caucus to make therapy dogs…
  • Jul 1

    Fourth of July: library closed

    Fourth of July: library closed
    Just a reminder that the Law Library will be closed this coming Monday, July 4th, in observance of the Independence Day holiday. The full schedule of hours is available at http://law.lib.buffalo.edu/about/hours/
Rank this Week: 1026

ThomChat

ThomChat

Thomas Jefferson School of Law Library Blog

http://tjsllibrary.wordpress.com
  • Jul 22

    Study Rooms Available at Central Library

    Study Rooms Available at Central Library
    Did you know that San Diego Public Library’s Central branch has study rooms available for free to anyone with a library card? The library has 22 study rooms that seat 2-6 people on several different floors of the library. These ……
  • Jun 23

    Supreme Court Upholds University of Texas Affirmative Action Plan

    Supreme Court Upholds University of Texas Affirmative Action Plan
    Supreme Court Upholds University of Texas Affirmative Action Plan by CNN Supreme Court Reporter, Ariane de Vogue The Supreme Court on Thursday upheld the race-conscious admissions program at the University of Texas, saying that the plan…
  • Apr 18

    Ten Great Novels About the Supreme Court

    Ten Great Novels About the Supreme Court
    10 Great Novels About the Supreme Court by  lawyer in Arnold & Porter’s appellate and Supreme Court practice and author of The Advocate’s Daughter , Anthony Franze At the U.S. Supreme Court, a single vote can alter…
Rank this Week: 1018

University of Baltimore Law…

University of Baltimore Law Library Blog

Provides news and links of interest to the law school community.

http://ublawlibrary.wordpress.com
  • Jul 22

    Legal Link Round-Up: July 22nd

    Legal Link Round-Up: July 22nd
    The Bar Exam It’s Game Day for our Bar Prep students this upcoming Tuesday and Wednesday.  We know you’ve had the usual advice (sleep, relax, plan ahead,  and listen to all of the instructions), but here are a few…
  • Jul 15

    Legal Link Round-Up: July 15th

    Legal Link Round-Up: July 15th
    The ABA’s law student blog does some issue spotting on all the Pokemon Go headlines. Howard Wasserman of Prawf’s Law Blog discusses his thoughts on the response one unknown law professor wrote to students who took issue with…
  • Jul 11

    UB Professors On… The Bar Exam

    UB Professors On… The Bar Exam
    Last week, the Law Library hosted several coffee chats where Law School Faculty and Staff that had previously survived the Bar Exam were on-call to provide advice and support for those currently in the trenches.  In general, a lot of the…
Rank this Week: 1145