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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/
  • Mar 24

    HR1628 Postponed for Consideration

    HR1628 Postponed for Consideration
    This afternoon, the Speaker of the House, Paul Ryan, postponed further consideration of House Resolution 1628.  This action was conducted in accordance with clause 1(c) of Rule 19 of the Rules of the House of Representatives.  HR…
  • Mar 24

    3/28 & 4/4 Legal Research Seminar

    3/28 & 4/4 Legal Research Seminar
    If you are planning on working this summer, the last two live Law Library Legal Research Seminars will be very important for you! The Ohio Legal Research for Your Summer Associate Experience Seminar is Tuesday, March 28th, and the Getting…
  • Mar 24

    Professor Sterio Publishes Blog Post on Return of Somali Pirate

    Professor Sterio Publishes Blog Post on Return of Somali Pirate
    Professor and Associate Dean Milena Sterio published a blog post entitled “Somali Pirates Are Back?” on Communis Hostis Omnium, a blog which covers legal issues related to maritime piracy .  In her post, Professor Sterio…
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Boston College Legal Eagle

Boston College Legal Eagle

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

http://bclegaleagle.blogspot.com/
  • Mar 24

    Coming Soon: 17th and 18th Century Burney Collection Newspaper

    Coming Soon: 17th and 18th Century Burney Collection Newspaper
    Boston College Law Library is adding to its databases, a digital archive of 17th and 18th Century newspapers collected by the Reverend Charles Burney and donated to the British Library.  The Burney Collection includes newspapers,…
  • Mar 22

    OHCHR's Universal Human Rights Index

    OHCHR's Universal Human Rights Index
    Promoted by Navi Pillay, the former UN High Commissioner for Human Rights as “one of the most important human rights research tools that has been created in the past twenty years,” the updated Universal Human Rights Index (the…
  • Mar 2

    BC Law Reference YouTube Channel

    BC Law Reference YouTube Channel
    Do you ever crave a quick introduction to international legal research?  How about a short introduction to the C.F.R.?  Luckily for you the Legal Information Librarians of the Education and Reference Department of the Boston College…
Rank this Week: 244

Law Librarians

Law Librarians

By Mark Giangrande and Joe Hodnicki.

http://llb2.com/
  • Mar 24

    Books Are Violent

    Books Are Violent
    Everybody knows that I like cartoons.  Here is an excerpt from The Amazing World Of Gumball that urges people to read books.  I think it’s a great  Friday Fun.  Enjoy. Mark
  • Mar 24

    The “Answer Company” wants my feedback because I’m a “valued customer”

    The “Answer Company” wants my feedback because I’m a “valued customer”
    So this morning’s email from the Land of 10,000 Invoices said, “Thomson Reuters is conducting a survey to gather your feedback as a valued customer.” OK, what the hell. Sometimes taking a vendor survey is revealing. From the…
  • Mar 24

    One last chance for Charlotte School of Law

    One last chance for Charlotte School of Law
    Placed on probation by the ABA, losing its federal loan revenues, and losing much of its tuition paying student body as a consequence, Charlotte School of Law is on the verge of collapse if it doesn’t do something to overhaul itself.…
Rank this Week: 2405

National Indian Law Library --…

National Indian Law Library -- News

Covers Native American legal issues, published by the National Indian Law Library, a public law library devoted to federal Indian and tribal law.

http://nilllibrary.blogspot.com/
  • Mar 24

    NILL added new content to the Indian Law Bulletins on 3/24

    NILL added new content to the Indian Law Bulletins on 3/24
    U.S. Supreme Court Bulletin http://www.narf.org/nill/bulletins/sct/2016-2017update.html Petition was denied in Meyers v. Oneida Tribe of Indians of Wisconsin (Tribal Sovereign Immunity) on 3/20/17 and filed in Central New York Fair Business…
  • Mar 17

    NILL added new content to the Indian Law Bulletins on 3/17

    NILL added new content to the Indian Law Bulletins on 3/17
    The Tribal Supreme Court Project has added the following information:* The Nomination of Neil Gorsuch to the Supreme Court of the United States – An Indian Law Perspective* Gorsuch:  Summary of Indian Law CasesFind at the Project…
  • Mar 10

    NILL added new content to the Indian Law Bulletins on 3/10

    NILL added new content to the Indian Law Bulletins on 3/10
    U.S. Federal Courts Bulletin http://www.narf.org/nill/bulletins/federal/2017.htmlAgua Caliente Band of Cahuilla Indians v. Coachella Valley Water District (Tribal Water Rights - Groundwater)Desert Water Agency v. U.S. Department of the…
Rank this Week: 906

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/
  • Mar 24

    Recent Statutory Instruments – legislation.gov.uk

    Recent Statutory Instruments – legislation.gov.uk
    The National Health Service (Mandate Requirements) Regulations 2017 The Gas and Electricity (Consumer Complaints Handling Standards) (Amendment) Regulations 2017 The Universal Credit (Tenant Incentive Scheme) Amendment Regulations 2017 The…
  • Mar 24

    Merrix v Heart of England NHS Foundation Trust – Litigation Future

    Merrix v Heart of England NHS Foundation Trust – Litigation Future
    ‘The issue of costs budgets continues to occupy court time with The Honourable Mrs Justice Carr DBE the latest, and most senior, judge to give consideration to what, if any, weight an approved costs budget had when the bill of costs was…
  • Mar 24

    Councils struggle to meet duties under Children Act – Local Government Lawyer

    Councils struggle to meet duties under Children Act – Local Government Lawyer
    ‘Some local authorities are no longer fulfilling their statutory duties to children and nearly nine out of ten local authorities are finding it “increasingly challenging”, according to a new report from the All Party…
Rank this Week: 5

BLS Library Blog

BLS Library Blog

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

http://www.blslibrary.com/
  • Mar 24

    The Patient Protection and the Affordable Care Act: The Debate Rages On

    The Patient Protection and the Affordable Care Act: The Debate Rages On
    With the debate over the repeal and replacement of the Affordable Care Act raging, you might be interested in researching the act.  The library has 36 titles that are tagged with the subject, United States and the Patient Protection and…
  • Mar 14

    Episode 100 – Conversation with BLS Prof David Rei

    Episode 100 – Conversation with BLS Prof David Rei
    Episode 100 – Conversation with BLS Professor David Reiss.mp3 This conversation with Brooklyn Law School Professor David Reiss focuses on his recent article Gorsuch, CFPB and Future of the Administrative State. Prof. Reiss talks about…
  • Mar 13

    Spring Break & Third Floor Shifting

    Spring Break & Third Floor Shifting
    With a winter blizzard expected on Tuesday, March 14th and the school planning to close in anticipation of this event — on the  BLS academic calendar it is actually “Spring Recess.”  Listed below are our library…
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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
  • Mar 24

    60-Year Anniversary of the Rome Treatie

    60-Year Anniversary of the Rome Treatie
    On March 25, 1957 – 60 years ago tomorrow – the governments of France, Germany, Italy, Belgium, Netherlands, and Luxembourg signed the “Treaties of Rome”, thereby establishing what would later become the…
  • Mar 23

    World Meteorological Day

    World Meteorological Day
    Today, March 23rd, is World Meteorological Day, as dubbed by the United Nations in WMO/EC-XII/Res. 6 and celebrated around the world. The United Nations’ World Meteorological Organization (WMO) provides the framework for international…
  • Mar 22

    The Treaty That Saved Plymouth Colony

    The Treaty That Saved Plymouth Colony
    Today is the 396th anniversary of the conclusion of a treaty between the English settlers of New Plymouth Colony–among whom were the Pilgrims of Thanksgiving fame–and the Wampanoag people, the indigenous people of the area that…
Rank this Week: 20

Library Stuff

Library Stuff

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

http://www.librarystuff.net
  • Mar 24

    3 UC libraries sign Expression of Interest committing to achieve open access for scholarly journal

    3 UC libraries sign Expression of Interest committing to achieve open access for scholarly journal
    “Three University of California libraries, including UC Berkeley’s, signed an Expression of Interest with Open Access 2020, or OA2020, a movement aimed at increasing accessibility to scholarly journals.The signing, announced in a…
  • Mar 24

    Arizona State U library reorganization plan moves ahead

    Arizona State U library reorganization plan moves ahead
    “Arizona State University will spend “well more than $100 million” over the next few years to renovate and rethink its libraries, the clearest indication yet of how the library fits into the institution’s plan for…
  • Mar 23

    Whistleblowers protest Board of Library Trustees, alleging ‘deep weeding,’ harassment

    Whistleblowers protest Board of Library Trustees, alleging ‘deep weeding,’ harassment
    “The Berkeley Librarian Whistleblowers, a city advocacy group, rallied in protest of the Board of Library Trustees’ bookkeeping practices and staff relations Wednesday afternoon. About 30 people attended the rally outside Berkeley…
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Slaw

Slaw

A Canadian cooperative weblog on all things legal.

http://www.slaw.ca
Rank this Week: 68

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 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!
  • Mar 20

    Links for 2017-03-19 [del.icio.us]

    Links for 2017-03-19 [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 17

    Links for 2017-03-16 [del.icio.us]

    Links for 2017-03-16 [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: 499

beSpacific

beSpacific

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

http://www.bespacific.com/
  • Mar 23

    Bail Reform: New Directions for Pretrial Detention and Release

    Bail Reform: New Directions for Pretrial Detention and Release
    Stevenson, Megan and Mayson, Sandra G., Bail Reform: New Directions for Pretrial Detention and Release (March 13, 2017). In Academy for Justice, A Report on Scholarship and Criminal Justice Reform (Erik Luna ed., 2017, Forthcoming).; U of…
  • Mar 23

    Digital divide persists in America

    Digital divide persists in America
    Pew FACTANK – “Nearly 30 years after the debut of the World Wide Web, internet use, broadband adoption and smartphone ownership have grown rapidly for all Americans – including those who are less well off financially. But…
  • Mar 23

    Sentieo Trump Tracker: Follow The President’s Impact on Your Investment

    Sentieo Trump Tracker: Follow The President’s Impact on Your Investment
    Senteio Blog: “Today, we are excited to introduce the Trump Tracker. It’s a bot that constantly scans new public financial documents for mentions of President Trump. These documents include all SEC filings, conference call…
Rank this Week: 57

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
  • Mar 23

    Arthur Miller Articulates the Importance of Legal Research

    Arthur Miller Articulates the Importance of Legal Research
    When we are in the midst of being bombarded with the various microagressions that are commonplace as a law librarian in the law school hierarchy, we might lose sight of why we do this.It's because we know, innately, that legal research is the…
  • Mar 21

    Database of Law Related Movie

    Database of Law Related Movie
    We all love a good law movie, right? Well, we're all in luck because lawyer and law librarian Ted Tjaden created a database of Law-Related Movies.The 172 law-related movies on this site have been arbitrarily limited to those that contain one…
  • Mar 14

    Combating Link Rot in SCOTUS Decision

    Combating Link Rot in SCOTUS Decision
    We know that link rot is a large problem in modern Supreme Court decisions.According to a ... study, 49 percent of the hyperlinks in Supreme Court decisions no longer work. The problem is that those citations allow lawyers and scholars to…
Rank this Week: 129

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/
  • Mar 23

    Minnesota’s Expungement Law – Who Gets Through its “Doorways”?

    Minnesota’s Expungement Law – Who Gets Through its “Doorways”?
    Anyone familiar with our work knows that we promote local criminal expungement resources. We host the Second Judicial District’s criminal expungement forms clinic and also direct people to VLN’s expungement seminars…
  • Mar 16

    A Blast from the Past for Women’s History Month

    A Blast from the Past for Women’s History Month
    For Women’s History Month, let’s consider an oddly sexist chapter in our local past. As this blog has pointed out before, our state and community have not always been so progressive…
  • Mar 10

    The Local Intersection of Poverty and Homelessne

    The Local Intersection of Poverty and Homelessne
    This week brought the sad news that despite improvements in the rest of the metro area, poverty rates in Ramsey County and St. Paul have been rising.  Specifically, “[s]lightly more than 40 percent of St. Paul…
Rank this Week: 1705

Jenkins Law Library Blog

Jenkins Law Library Blog

Covers technology and legal research.

https://www.jenkinslaw.org/blog
Rank this Week: 4030

Library Boy

Library Boy

Features legal research news. By Michel-Adrien Sheppard.

http://micheladrien.blogspot.com/
  • Mar 23

    Alberta Law Reform Institute Report Recommends Abolition of Perpetuities Law

    Alberta Law Reform Institute Report Recommends Abolition of Perpetuities Law
    The Alberta Law Reform Institute has published a report that recommends the abolition of perpetuities law in Alberta : "The Alberta Law Reform Institute (ALRI) recommends the abolition of perpetuities law in Alberta. Abolition has already…
  • Mar 22

    Library Journal's Movers and Shakers 2017

    Library Journal's Movers and Shakers 2017
    Library Journal released its 2017 list of Library Movers and Shakers:"Now in its 16th year, LJ’s Movers & Shakers provides an annual snapshot of the transformative work being done by those in libraries of all types and sizes and…
  • Mar 21

    Toronto Star Three-Part Series on Trial Delay

    Toronto Star Three-Part Series on Trial Delay
    This week, the Toronto Star has published a fascinating three-part series calling "Justice in Turmoil" on the crisis of chronic delays in Canadian courts. The series discusses the fallout from the Supreme Court of Canada’s 2016…
Rank this Week: 428

Law Library of Congress: Research…

Law Library of Congress: Research Reports

Legal commentary and recommended resources on issues and events with legal significance from the Law Library of Congress.

http://www.loc.gov/law/help/current-topics.php
Rank this Week: 4257

Et Seq. - The Harvard Law School…

Et Seq. - The Harvard Law School Library Blog

Covers library legal issues, legal information sources, and notices for the Harvard Law community. From the law librarians of Harvard Law School.

http://etseq.law.harvard.edu/
Rank this Week: 1135

Un blog pour l'information…

Un blog pour l'information juridique

By Emmanuel Barthe.

http://www.precisement.org/blog/
Rank this Week: 4031

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
Rank this Week: 32

Due Process

Due Process

By the Georgetown Law Library.

https://blogs.commons.georgetown.edu/dueprocess/
  • Mar 22

    Anniversary of the Stamp Act

    Anniversary of the Stamp Act
    If you’re a Facebook user, you might have seen the post from the National Museum of American History noting that today, March 22, is the anniversary of the Stamp Act. On this day in 1765, Britain enacted the Stamp Act to raise money…
  • Mar 20

    Law Library Student Survey — 2017

    Law Library Student Survey — 2017
    The Law Library is conducting its annual survey on our collections and services. Please take about a few minutes to give us your feedback. Take the 2017 Law Library Survey We promise to read every comment submitted, and we’ll do what we…
  • Mar 10

    Georgetown’s LAWA Featured in March “Washington Lawyer”

    Georgetown’s LAWA Featured in March “Washington Lawyer”
    Georgetown’s Leadership and Advocacy for Women in Africa Fellowship Program (LAWA) is featured in the March 2017 Women’s History Month issue of the Washington Lawyer.  The article appears on pages 36-37 of the…
Rank this Week: 2619

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/
  • Mar 22

    GODORT prisoner locator update

    GODORT prisoner locator update
    GODORT, the ALA section of government documents librarians, maintains the State Agency Databases Project and, as a subsection, the Prisoner Locator Tools page on the State Agencies website. They recently updated the url for that site, which…
  • Mar 21

    Unpaywall helps find free online papers/article

    Unpaywall helps find free online papers/article
    A new Chrome extension called "Unpaywall", though still being tweaked, is available - the official release is April 4th. It searches Open Access sites for accessible materials that are known to be behind paywalls. The organization behind…
  • Mar 20

    Alternative law school ranking system

    Alternative law school ranking system
    The Volokh Conspiracy blog has a post titled "This law school ranking system is much better than U.S. News," by David Bernstein. The related paper, A De Gustibus Approach to Ranking Law Schools by Christopher J. Ryan and Brian L. Frye, is…
Rank this Week: 19

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
  • Mar 22

    OPINIONS – March 21, 2017

    OPINIONS – March 21, 2017
    Matter of David Tennant PR 16-0233 2017 MT 66 Attorney Discipline – Discipline-Formal Complaint Friedel v. Lindeen DA 16-0358 2017 MT 65 Civil – Bad Faith and Unfair Dealing Thomas v. Liberty Northwest Insuran DA 16-0491 2017 MT…
  • Mar 16

    OPINIONS – March 14, 2017

    OPINIONS – March 14, 2017
    State v. Forsythe DA 14-0750 2017 MT 61 Criminal – Assault-Partner/Family State v. C. Harrison DA 14-0799 2017 MT 60 Criminal – DUI-Felony
  • Mar 14

    OPINIONS – March 14, 2017

    OPINIONS – March 14, 2017
    State v. A. Pippen DA 16-0171 2017 MT 59N Criminal – DUI-Felony City of G.F. v. M. Allderdice DA 15-0231 2017 MT 58 Criminal – City Court Appeal Swanson v. Consumer Direct DA 16-0380 2017 MT 57 Civil – Wrongful Death City of…
Rank this Week: 49

Strictly Legal - The Birkbeck Law…

Strictly Legal - The Birkbeck Law Librarian's Blog

Features library news, tips on new resources, links to useful web sites and more.

http://birkbecklibrarylaw.blogspot.com/
  • Mar 22

    New ebook collections from Elgar Online

    New ebook collections from Elgar Online
    We have recently subscribed to two new ebook collections via the Elgar Online platform. These cover Human Rights and Public International Law. They are DRM free (which means that you won't encounter annoying restrictions on how much of the…
  • Mar 9

    IALS Public Lecture - The Future of Legislation: the impact of technology

    IALS Public Lecture - The Future of Legislation: the impact of technology
    I just wanted to give a heads up to the following for those of you who won't be in seminars/lectures when this takes place:The Institute of Advanced Legal Studies, School of Advanced Study, University of London, is pleased to announce the…
  • Mar 6

    How to get a PhD in Law - National Research Training Day at IALS

    How to get a PhD in Law - National Research Training Day at IALS
    I've been sent this email, and thought that it may be of interest to PhD students:On Friday 17 March 2017 the Institute of Advanced Legal Studies will be hosting one of its popular “How to get a PhD in Law” training days called…
Rank this Week: 4071

Seattle University Law Library…

Seattle University Law Library INFO

Covers legal news, legal research and library news.

http://lawlibraryblog.seattleu.edu/
  • Mar 22

    Today in Legal History: Beer & Wine Revenue Act Signed

    Today in Legal History: Beer & Wine Revenue Act Signed
    The Beer & Wine Revenue Act was signed by Franklin Roosevelt on March 22, 1933.  No fan of prohibition, President Roosevelt signed the Act in order to levy a federal tax on alcoholic beverages to raise federal revenue to get our…
  • Mar 13

    Today in Legal History: Roosevelt Signs Lend-Lease Program

    Today in Legal History: Roosevelt Signs Lend-Lease Program
    The Lend-Lease program was Franklin Roosevelt’s way to circumvent US laws requiring that all sales to foreign governments be made in cash.  Roosevelt strongly believed that the Allied powers needed help.  This program was met…
  • Mar 11

    Today in Legal History: Confederate Constitution Adopted

    Today in Legal History: Confederate Constitution Adopted
    The Confederate Constitution, adopted on March 11, 1861, provides an interesting insight into the political opinions of the South during the antebellum period. While much of the Confederate version is clearly taken straight from the US…
Rank this Week: 3946

CS-SIS

CS-SIS

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

http://cssis.org
  • Mar 21

    2017 Winner of the CS-SIS Kenneth J. Hirsh Distinguished Service Award!

    2017 Winner of the CS-SIS Kenneth J. Hirsh Distinguished Service Award!
    I am happy to announce that Vicki Szymczak, Library Director & Associate Professor of Law at the University of Hawaii, is the 2017 recipient of the CS-SIS Kenneth J. Hirsh Distinguished Service Award. The Kenneth J. Hirsh…
  • Sep 17

    Making the in-person connection: An AALL review

    Making the in-person connection: An AALL review
    by Mari Cheney After every AALL Annual Meeting, I am struck by how much more productive in­-person networking, learning and meeting is compared to the virtual counterparts. An IRL conversation is more lively than an email exchange or even…
  • 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…
Rank this Week: 4075

The Reporter

The Reporter

Covers legal research. By the Texas Tech Law Library.

https://texastechlawlibrary.wordpress.com
  • Mar 21

    Index to Foreign Legal Periodicals: Using the Search Bar

    Index to Foreign Legal Periodicals: Using the Search Bar
    Part Two in a Four part Series. One of the most useful search tools on the Index to Foreign Legal …Continue reading →
  • Mar 21

    Summer ELR Courses: Registration Opens April 3rd!

    Summer ELR Courses: Registration Opens April 3rd!
    It’s almost that time-to register for the law library’s awesome summer Excellence in Legal Research Program classes! Registration will open …Continue reading →
  • Mar 10

    Index to Foreign Legal Periodicals: Overview

    Index to Foreign Legal Periodicals: Overview
    Part One in Four Part Series. The Index of Foreign Legal Periodicals (IFLP) provides a comprehensive and complete resource to international …Continue reading →
Rank this Week: 1964

The Blackacre Times

The Blackacre Times

Features research tips, pop culture, and legal news. By the Georgia State University Law Library.

http://theblackacretimes.com/
  • Mar 21

    Spring Exam

    Spring Exam
    Spring is in the air.  Daylight savings time has begun and you can enjoy an extra amount of evening light.  Which also means, exams are just around the corner. The library has digital study aids to assist in your exam preparation.…
  • Mar 8

    De-stress with GSU Law Library’s Leisure Section

    De-stress with GSU Law Library’s Leisure Section
        Whether you’re looking to de-stress over a weekend or binge watch something over a vacation, the Law Library’s Leisure Section has what you need. With exams looming in the not too distant future you may need a break…
  • Feb 26

    Finding Your Fit in a Student Organization

    Finding Your Fit in a Student Organization
    Most everyone entering law school has heard of Moot Court, Law Review, and Student Trial Lawyers Association (Mock Trial), but there are other organizations that get far less attention. The plethora of student organizations chartered at GSU…
Rank this Week: 3007

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
  • Mar 20

    Multimedia Presentation and Discussion: Justice at Dachau

    Multimedia Presentation and Discussion: Justice at Dachau
    All are invited to a multimedia presentation and discussion on Friday, April 7 at 2:15 pm in the Sterling Memorial Library Lecture Hall about Justice at Dachau – a two-hour presentation that explores the largest yet least…
  • Mar 20

    Book Talk: The Beginning of Politics: Power in the Biblical Book of Samuel

    Book Talk: The Beginning of Politics: Power in the Biblical Book of Samuel
    Please join the Lillian Goldman Law Library for a discussion with Moshe Halbertal and Stephen Holmes ’76 PhD about their new book, The Beginning of Politics: Power in the Biblical Book of Samuel. Introductions by Anthony Kronman…
  • Mar 13

    Book Talk: Dancing in Dreamtime

    Book Talk: Dancing in Dreamtime
    Please join the Lillian Goldman Law Library and the Yale Environmental Law Association for a Book Talk with Scott Russell Sanders on his latest book, Dancing in Dreamtime. Commentary provided by Prof. Doug Kysar. The event will take place on…
Rank this Week: 4088

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/
  • Mar 20

    Exciting Westlaw Update

    Exciting Westlaw Update
    The Law Library is pleased to announce that thanks to a new agreement with Westlaw, Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law graduates will now have 60 hours a month of Westlaw access for 18 months after graduation; this access can be…
  • Mar 14

    Combating link rot: U.S. Supreme Court Web Citation

    Combating link rot: U.S. Supreme Court Web Citation
    “Link rot,” when the URL provided via a hyperlink no longer functions, is a troublesome issue for legal scholars and practitioners.  A 2014 study found that half of the links provided in Supreme Court opinions and over 70% of…
  • Mar 3

    Law Library Student Research Award Deadline Approaching

    Law Library Student Research Award Deadline Approaching
    Reminder:  The deadline to enter the annual Ross-Blakley Law Library Award for Exemplary Student Research is April 3rd at 9am. The award offers a $500 first place prize and $250 second place prize for a…
Rank this Week: 223

The Goodson Blogson

The Goodson Blogson

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

http://dukelawref.blogspot.com/
  • Mar 20

    AILALink Immigration Database Now Available

    AILALink Immigration Database Now Available
    Immigration law is highly complex, and involves a number of specialized resources. Fortunately, the Goodson Law Library has just subscribed to AILALink, a research database from the American Immigration Lawyers Association. Current Duke…
  • Mar 7

    New Research Guide to Arbitration

    New Research Guide to Arbitration
    Although arbitration is generally intended to be a less complex option for parties than litigation, researching arbitration decisions and practice can present unique challenges. Because arbitration decisions are often private, an estimated…
  • Mar 1

    Introducing Westlaw China

    Introducing Westlaw China
    The Duke community now has access to two online research services for Chinese legal materials. In addition to en.pkulaw.cn (formerly known as Law Info China), the Goodson Law Library has just subscribed to Westlaw China. Both databases are…
Rank this Week: 4083

Law Library of Congress: News and…

Law Library of Congress: News and Events

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

http://www.loc.gov/law/news/
  • Mar 20

    Law Library: News & Events: Congressional Committees and Hearings Wikipedia Edit-a-thon

    Law Library: News & Events: Congressional Committees and Hearings Wikipedia Edit-a-thon
    The National Archives and the Law Library of Congress are hosting a Wikipedia edit-a-thon.  The focus will be on congressional committees and hearings.  It will be held at the Library of Congress on Friday, April 7 from 9:30 am…
  • Mar 17

    Law Library: News & Events: Take a Short Congress.gov Search User Test

    Law Library: News & Events: Take a Short Congress.gov Search User Test
    The Library of Congress constantly works to improve Congress.gov, and regularly conducts usability testing on the site as part of this effort. We recently looked at the variety of ways in which you search the site. Congress.gov has…
  • Feb 16

    Law Library: News & Events: Event to Explore History of the Venetian Ghetto

    Law Library: News & Events: Event to Explore History of the Venetian Ghetto
    The Law Library of Congress in collaboration with the Embassy of Italy will host a program to commemorate the 500th anniversary of the Jewish Ghetto of Venice. The program, “Understanding Seclusion: the Legal Dimensions of the…
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Law Library Blog

Law Library Blog

From the University of British Columbia Law Library.

http://law.library.ubc.ca/category/blog/
  • Mar 20

    New Books at the Law Library – March 20, 2017

    New Books at the Law Library – March 20, 2017
    LAW LIBRARY reference room (level 2): KE339 .P76 2015 David Layton & Michel Proulx, Ethics and Criminal Law, 2d ed. (Toronto: Irwin Law, 2015). Online access: Ebook LAW LIBRARY reference room (level 2): KD442 .W54 2016 Glanville Williams,…
  • Mar 13

    New Books at the Law Library – March 13, 2017

    New Books at the Law Library – March 13, 2017
    LAW LIBRARY reference room (level 2): KE4199 .D64 2016 Adam Dodek, The Canadian Constitution, 2d ed. (Toronto: Dundurn, 2016). LAW LIBRARY reference room (level 2): KF250 .G375 2013 Bryan A. Garner et al., The Redbook: A Manual on Legal…
  • Mar 6

    New Books at the Law Library – March 6, 2017

    New Books at the Law Library – March 6, 2017
    LAW LIBRARY level 3: HV8073 .L334 2016 Caitlin Pakosh, ed., The Lawyer’s Guide to the Forensic Sciences (Toronto: Irwin Law, 2016). LAW LIBRARY level 3: KE303 B84 2016 Sarah Buhler, Sarah Marsden & Gemma Smyth, Clinical Law:…
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Legal Research is EASY

Legal Research is EASY

Covers basic legal research. By Bret Christensen.

http://legalresearchiseasy.blogspot.com/
  • Mar 20

    No one said it was going to be easy

    No one said it was going to be easy
    The thing about law and legal things is that it freaks people out because sometimes (OK, most times) the law is confusing.  Take, for example, a California divorce.  In California, there are two (2) ways to get a divorce.…
  • Mar 13

    Not Set in Stone

    Not Set in Stone
    One of the things that amaze me about law and the people who try to practice it is the fact that most people (attorneys and pro pers) think that if they find a form in a book, that that is how that form MUST look.  It's almost like…
  • Mar 6

    Word of the Month for March 2017: Boilerplate

    Word of the Month for March 2017: Boilerplate
    Never ceases to amaze how lawyers can take simple language and make it so it freaks non-lawyer people out of their minds.  For example, the other day an older lady comes in to the library.Seems lady filed suit against a company for an…
Rank this Week: 3662

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/
  • Mar 20

    Survey on Moritz Law Library and Information Technology Still Open

    Survey on Moritz Law Library and Information Technology Still Open
    <!--[if gte mso 9]> <![endif]-->Thanks to the approximately 150 Moritz students so far who have completed the Moritz Law Library and Information Technology survey. The survey will remain open for one more week, closing at…
  • Mar 6

    Take a Break with Legal Fiction

    Take a Break with Legal Fiction
    As Spring Break approaches, you might like to take a break from reading cases to…read stories about cases! The Moritz Law Library has a collection of legal fiction to help you take a mental break. The newest books are in the Reserve Room,…
  • Feb 27

    New Legislation Display Outside the Law Library

    New Legislation Display Outside the Law Library
    As you swipe your BuckID to enter the law library, look to your left at the legislation display we’ve created. The law librarians have highlighted three legislation-related matters that affect your professional life.The first set of panels…
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New Jersey Law Librarians…

New Jersey Law Librarians Association (NJLLA)

Features New Jersey law library news.

http://njlla.org/blog/
  • Mar 20

    NJLLA Grants to Attend AALL Conference – Apply Now!

    NJLLA Grants to Attend AALL Conference – Apply Now!
    NJLLA has two grants available this year to send our chapter members to the American Association of Law Libraries (AALL) conference in Austin this summer from July 15-18. And heads up – one of the due dates to apply is coming…
  • Mar 16

    NJLLA Nomination Slate for 2017-18 Executive Board

    NJLLA Nomination Slate for 2017-18 Executive Board
    We’re pleased to announce the Nomination Slate for the 2017-18 NJLLA Executive Board. Election of officers will occur at the Association’s annual business meeting on May 11, 2017. Details to come! —- In accordance with…
  • Mar 10

    NJLLA April Program: The Changing Face of Family Law; Plus Annual Meeting Save the Date

    NJLLA April Program: The Changing Face of Family Law; Plus Annual Meeting Save the Date
    The New Jersey Law Librarians Association welcomes speaker Ellen C. Marshall, Esq., for our April 4th luncheon event. Plus, please save the date for NJLLA’s annual meeting and 30th anniversary celebration! It will be held on May 11 at…
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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
  • Mar 20

    Recent Acquisitions, March 13 – March 20, 2017

    Recent Acquisitions, March 13 – March 20, 2017
    48 new acquisitions in Osgoode Hall Law School Library, including 12 from 2017: The great pictorial history of world crime Nash, Jay Robert, HV 6211 N37 2014 V.1 The great pictorial history of world crime Rowman & Littlefield, 2014 2…
  • Mar 13

    Recent Acquisitions, March 6 – March 13, 2017

    Recent Acquisitions, March 6 – March 13, 2017
    4 new acquisitions in Osgoode Hall Law School Library, including 3 from 2017: Prince's dictionary of legal citations : a reference… Prince, Mary Miles, KF 246 B459 2017 Prince's dictionary of legal citations : a reference guide for…
  • Mar 7

    International Women’s Day 2017

    International Women’s Day 2017
    March 8 is commemorated as International Women’s Day (IWD) to recognize the spirit of determination and courage by women in their countries and communities. It is also an opportunity to celebrate the achievements of women globally.…
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Election Law @ Moritz

Election Law @ Moritz

Information and insight on the laws governing federal, state and local elections. By the Moritz College of Law.

http://moritzlaw.osu.edu/electionlaw/
Rank this Week: 381

ThomChat

ThomChat

Thomas Jefferson School of Law Library Blog

http://tjsllibrary.wordpress.com
  • Mar 17

    Bluebook Training

    Bluebook Training
    Do you need help with citations? Do you need help with using the Bluebook in general? Professor Marie Templo will be holding Bluebook Training to answer all of your questions on the following dates: Thursday, March 30, 2017 from 11:30…
  • Mar 10

    Lunch and Learn with the Library!

    Lunch and Learn with the Library!
  • Nov 16

    Quizlet

    Quizlet
    Final exams are right around the corner! Check out Quizlet to help you with your studies. Quizlet is a free app that offers flash cards to help you memorize vocab words, Latin phrases, torts definitions, and much more! Sign up ……
Rank this Week: 4067

Mendik Matters

Mendik Matters

Law school information and legal research blog of the Mendik Library of New York Law School.

http://www.mendikmatters.org/
  • Mar 17

    Follow the Gorsuch Hearing

    Follow the Gorsuch Hearing
      Monday March 20, 2017 marks the beginning of Senate confirmation hearings for Supreme Court nominee Neil M. Gorsuch.  You can watch the hearings live on PBS beginning at 11:00 a.m. The University of Virginia Law School Library has…
  • Mar 15

    Learn to use Fastcase!

    Learn to use Fastcase!
    Given the rising costs of legal research, it pays to use free and low-cost resources.  An excellent low-cost alternative to Westlaw, Lexis and Bloomberg Law is Fastcase, available to the NYLS community through the Electronic Resources…
  • Feb 23

    Introducing…The LexisNexis Digital Library

    Introducing…The LexisNexis Digital Library
    Did you know that you now have access to a new, electronic library?  The LexisNexis Digital Library is a collection of eBooks that you can check out and read on your computer, smartphone, or tablet.  Our collection includes dozens…
Rank this Week: 2362

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: 3768

ZiefBrief

ZiefBrief

Announcements, news and legal research tips & tools from University of San Francisco's Dorraine Zief Law Library.

http://ziefbrief.typepad.com/ziefbrief/
  • Mar 16

    Neil Gorsuch — Two Deep Dive

    Neil Gorsuch — Two Deep Dive
    As the nomination hearings for Judge Neil Gorsuch approach, ZiefBrief notes the appearance of couple of great new sources of solid, objective information about the nominee. First, there's the 103-page Judge Neil M. Gorsuch: His Jurisprudence…
  • Mar 13

    Tracking the Administration's First 100 Days with Bloomberg Law

    Tracking the Administration's First 100 Days with Bloomberg Law
    Bloomberg Law has launched a new page devoted to detailed reporting on the first 100 days of the Trump administration. This page, President Trump: The First 100 Days, is the latest in a series of Special Features, and is accessible...
  • Feb 6

    Practising Law Institute Offering Free Webinar

    Practising Law Institute Offering Free Webinar
    The Practising Law Institute (PLI) is a non-profit organization that provides a wide variety of continuing legal education programming. PLI is offering some of its CLE webinars for free on timely topics, including the following programs:…
Rank this Week: 760

TSLL TechScans

TSLL TechScans

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

http://tslltechscans.blogspot.com/
  • Mar 16

    Core Competencies for Cataloging and Metadata Librarian

    Core Competencies for Cataloging and Metadata Librarian
    The CaMMS Competencies and Education for a Career in Cataloging Interest Group presented Core Competencies for Cataloging and Metadata Professional Librarians at ALA Midwinter in Atlanta. The document supplements the American Library…
  • Mar 15

    Linked Data Catalog at Oslo Public Library

    Linked Data Catalog at Oslo Public Library
    The Oslo Public Library, Deichmanske bibliotek, has developed a library services platform based on linked data. It can be seen in action at the library's website, and the source code is available on GitHub.The platform uses a work-based model…
  • Mar 14

    New BIBFRAME Components Available from the Library of Congre

    New BIBFRAME Components Available from the Library of Congre
    The Library of Congress has made available new BIBFRAME 2.0 components. Developed during the Library of Congress' own MARC to BIBFRAME conversion project, these components are being released for public use to assist other libraries with their…
Rank this Week: 4033

Oregon Legal Research

Oregon Legal Research

Features news, tips, and information about Oregon legal research.

http://blog.oregonlegalresearch.com/
  • Mar 16

    Scotland Buys the U.S. Declaration of Independence for a Song: Scoot Your Votey McVoteface

    Scotland Buys the U.S. Declaration of Independence for a Song: Scoot Your Votey McVoteface
    Scotland’s voters in favor of a second vote for independence have purchased the mothballed U.S. Declaration of Independence. A Scottish “man on the street” was heard to say, “they weren’t using it…
  • Mar 16

    Rivers in New Zealand Can Have Legal Status as Persons (NYT)

    Rivers in New Zealand Can Have Legal Status as Persons (NYT)
    In a case that will be of interest for those following the Children’s Trust lawsuit: “In New Zealand, Lands and Rivers Can Be People (Legally Speaking),” by Bryant Rousseau, July 13, 2016 “Can a stretch of land be a…
  • Mar 16

    Yay for the Oxford Comma! (New York Times)

    Yay for the Oxford Comma! (New York Times)
    “Lack of Oxford Comma Costs Maine Company Millions in Overtime Dispute,” by Daniel Victor, March 16, 2017, New York Times. “A class-action lawsuit about overtime pay for truck drivers hinged entirely on a debate that has…
Rank this Week: 2116

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
  • Mar 16

    Scotland Buys the U.S. Declaration of Independence for a Song: Scoot Your Votey McVoteface

    Scotland Buys the U.S. Declaration of Independence for a Song: Scoot Your Votey McVoteface
    Scotland’s voters in favor of a second vote for independence have purchased the mothballed U.S. Declaration of Independence. A Scottish “man on the street” was heard to say, “they weren’t using it…
  • Mar 16

    Rivers in New Zealand Can Have Legal Status as Persons (NYT)

    Rivers in New Zealand Can Have Legal Status as Persons (NYT)
    In a case that will be of interest for those following the Children’s Trust lawsuit: “In New Zealand, Lands and Rivers Can Be People (Legally Speaking),” by Bryant Rousseau, July 13, 2016 “Can a stretch of land be a…
  • Mar 16

    Yay for the Oxford Comma! (New York Times)

    Yay for the Oxford Comma! (New York Times)
    “Lack of Oxford Comma Costs Maine Company Millions in Overtime Dispute,” by Daniel Victor, March 16, 2017, New York Times. “A class-action lawsuit about overtime pay for truck drivers hinged entirely on a debate that has…
Rank this Week: 666

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/
  • Mar 16

    Who Leads the Law Library? How About Law Librarians?

    Who Leads the Law Library? How About Law Librarians?
    There are two standard answers to questions asked in a law firm setting.Well... it depends. You have to understand, we're unique. Both of them drive us nuts, but we get used to them and adjust or responses over time to limit the eye-roll and…
  • Mar 2

    The Strong Silent Type

    The Strong Silent Type
    All too often in law firms when we talk about marketing failures or look for new marketing successes, we look to see how "other industries" are doing it. We look at the marketing spend of consumer goods companies which make our budgets look…
  • Feb 19

    Rising: Supply Chain Management and Alternative Legal Service Provider

    Rising: Supply Chain Management and Alternative Legal Service Provider
    Last post, I offered some skepticism about one conclusion--the billable hour is already dead--in the annual Report on the State of the Legal Market from The Center for the Study of the Legal Profession at Georgetown University Law…
Rank this Week: 4354