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Slaw

Slaw

A Canadian cooperative weblog on all things legal.

http://www.slaw.ca
  • Sep 4

    The Friday Fillip: Vector

    The Friday Fillip: Vector
      For the next while the Friday Fillip will be a chapter in a serialized crime novel, usually followed by a reference you might like to pursue. Both this chapter of the book and the whole story up to this point can be had as PDF files.…
  • Sep 4

    Fostering a Culture of Legal Literacy

    Fostering a Culture of Legal Literacy
    I have had the good fortune of being involved in a number of groups and initiatives aimed at improving access to justice and reforming family law processes over the last several years – from pro bono advice clinics and rosters, to…
  • Sep 4

    Re-Imagining Self-Help Materials for the Public

    Re-Imagining Self-Help Materials for the Public
    While legal-related self-help materials may be “accessible” (available in plain language) they are not always “deployable” (actually used by a person to deal with their legal problem). I learned this lesson the hard…
Rank this Week: 371

University of New Hampshire School…

University of New Hampshire School of Law Library Blog

Provides law library news.

http://library.law.unh.edu/blog
  • Sep 4

    Library Closed Monday, September 7th

    Library Closed Monday, September 7th
    The UNH Law Library is closed on Monday, September 7th in observance of Labor Day. 
  • Aug 27

    August 27: Reminder of Library Hour

    August 27: Reminder of Library Hour
    Monthly library hours, all the way to June 30, 2016, are posted here on the library's website. Need to know if we'll be open on Thursday, December 17th? (We are - until Midnight). Check the super calender here. Holidays, shortened hours and…
  • Jul 8

    Health Affairs eJournal now available

    Health Affairs eJournal now available
    The UNH Law community now has access to Health Affairs eJournal. This journal 'is the leading journal of health policy thought and research. read more
Rank this Week: 2974

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/
  • Sep 4

    Do you like Google's new logo?

    Do you like Google's new logo?
    Many do not; the reasons are explained by Sarah Larson in an excellent essay in the New Yorker. 
  • Sep 4

    Legal Writing Tips from Justice Kagan

    Legal Writing Tips from Justice Kagan
    Time magazine has a story describing an interview with U.S. Supreme Court Justice Elena Kagan in which she offers helpful hints on legal writing - and writing in general. "The key, Kagan explains, is understanding that legal writing and…
  • Aug 26

    Readex online training

    Readex online training
    Readex is offering free fall training sessions for its various database collections, including a September 29 training in America's Historical Government Publications (including U.S. Congressional Serial Set and American State Papers).…
Rank this Week: 446

The Goodson Blogson

The Goodson Blogson

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

http://dukelawref.blogspot.com/
  • Sep 4

    New Research Guide to Securities Law

    New Research Guide to Securities Law
    When even the author of a leading scholarly treatise calls its subject matter "tricky" and "a puzzle," researchers know they are in for a challenge. That's the reality of securities law, a complex area governing such negotiable instruments as…
  • Aug 26

    Canadian Legal Research Guide Updated

    Canadian Legal Research Guide Updated
    Yesterday, the Supreme Court of Nova Scotia heard a challenge to the Canadian province's anti-cyberbullying law, which was passed in 2013 following the suicide of 17-year-old Rehtaeh Parsons. Parsons, a victim of sexual assault, had been…
  • Aug 19

    Bluebook on Display

    Bluebook on Display
    [This is a guest post by Reference Librarian and Senior Lecturing Fellow Marguerite Most.]Whether you're returning to Duke after a summer away, or you're new to Duke Law School and just beginning your legal career, you'll soon learn that a…
Rank this Week: 3996

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
  • Sep 4

    What’s Happening Charlotte – September 2015

    What’s Happening Charlotte – September 2015
    CELEBRATIONS AND FESTIVALS 9/5 – 7 – Matthews Alive 9/7 – Yard Art Day – your own front yard 9/10 – 13 – Yiasou Festival 9/12 – 13 – 21st Festival of India 9/12 – 11/1 – Amazing…
  • Sep 3

    Charlotte School of Law’s Paralegal Program Expands to “Real-Time” Modality

    Charlotte School of Law’s Paralegal Program Expands to “Real-Time” Modality
    Charlotte School of Law’s Office of Professional Education (OPE) received word on August 24, 2015 from the North Carolina State Bar that their Paralegal Certificate program has been approved to be offered ‘real-time’. …
  • Sep 3

    Study Room Policy Reminder

    Study Room Policy Reminder
    Welcome back! Below are a few quick reminders for all you study room bookers… You can book rooms up to three days in advance and book up to four hours a day. You must confirm your study room reservation by … Continue reading…
Rank this Week: 4170

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
  • Sep 4

    Renovated Law Library Reading Room – Pics of the Week

    Renovated Law Library Reading Room – Pics of the Week
    To celebrate the opening of the renovated Law Library Reading Room (LLRR) we decided to provide some pictures of our new space.  First up is a view of the the new reference desk and patron area. Next, our new entrance – please note…
  • Sep 3

    Law Library of Congress Will Present at the National Book Festival

    Law Library of Congress Will Present at the National Book Festival
    It is the most beloved time of the year for bibliophiles like myself–it is National Book Festival time! The festival is this Saturday, September 5 at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center. As in previous years, the Law Library of…
  • Sep 2

    An Interview with Leshay Wilson, Administrative Assistant

    An Interview with Leshay Wilson, Administrative Assistant
    This week’s interview is with Leshay Wilson, a member of the Office of the Administrative Operations team in the Law Library of Congress.  Leshay is typically one of the first smiling faces you see upon entering our main office in…
Rank this Week: 317

UB Law Library Blog

UB Law Library Blog

Features news from the UB Law Library.

http://libweb.lib.buffalo.edu/blog/law
  • Sep 4

    Holiday hours at the Law Library

    Holiday hours at the Law Library
    The Law Library will be closed from Saturday, September 5, through Monday, September 7, due to the Labor Day holiday.  The Library will re-open and resume regular hours on Tuesday, September 8, at 7:30 a.m. Speaking of Labor Day, have…
  • Sep 3

    Koren AV & Law IT Equipment for Fall 2015 Semester

    Koren AV & Law IT Equipment for Fall 2015 Semester
    The Koren AV Center and Law IT are currently booking equipment/technology requests for the upcoming Fall 2015 Semester. Due to budget restructuring, we are requesting at least 48 hours (or more) notice for equipment requests. Same…
  • Sep 2

    Have You Heard We Have a PA System? Don’t Worry—You Will

    Have You Heard We Have a PA System? Don’t Worry—You Will
    The Law Library is happy to announce that we have a new PA system. In addition to conveying emergency messages, the PA system will have an automated message that will play at close every night. Patrons will be warned of closing thirty…
Rank this Week: 4187

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
  • Sep 4

    Criminal Law Supreme Court Opinion - 9/4/2015

    Criminal Law Supreme Court Opinion - 9/4/2015
    Category: Recent Decisions;Criminal Opinions Body: SC19336 - State v. O'Bryan (Assault second degree; attempt to commit assault first degree; self-defense; combat by agreement; "This appeal presents numerous issues concerning the self-defense…
  • Aug 31

    Habeas Appellate Court Opinions - 8/31/2015

    Habeas Appellate Court Opinions - 8/31/2015
    Category: Recent Decisions;Habeas Opinions Body: AC36118 - Taft v. Commissioner of Correction (Habeas; "On appeal, the petitioner claims that the court abused its discretion by denying his petition for certification to appeal, and…
  • Aug 31

    Criminal Law Appellate Court Opinions - 8/31/2015

    Criminal Law Appellate Court Opinions - 8/31/2015
    Category: Recent Decisions;Criminal Opinions Body: AC37222 - State v. Leon (Manslaughter first degree with firearm; carrying revolver without permit; "The defendant, Edwin Leon, Jr., appeals from the judgment of conviction, rendered…
Rank this Week: 4199

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: 6

Library Stuff

Library Stuff

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

http://www.librarystuff.net
Rank this Week: 3993

Law Library & Technology Blog

Law Library & Technology Blog

From the George Mason University School of Law.

http://blog.law.gmu.edu/library/
  • Sep 4

    Labor Day 2015 (Library closed on Monday)

    Labor Day 2015 (Library closed on Monday)
    The Law Library will be closed on Labor Day, Monday, September 7. Weekend hours remain unchanged. Want more information about Labor Day? The U.S. Department of Labor website is a good place to start. The Department also…
  • Aug 28

    CALI Resources for Incoming 1L

    CALI Resources for Incoming 1L
    Your orientation packet included a CALI registration code. What is CALI? CALI stands for the Center for Computer-Assisted Legal Instruction. It is a nonprofit consortium, established in 1982, that now includes most…
  • Aug 14

    WELCOME NEW MASON LAW STUDENTS!

    WELCOME NEW MASON LAW STUDENTS!
    The library staff welcomes all new students to GMUSL! Librarians are looking forward to meeting you during the Legal Research, Writing, and Analysis (LRWA) Program and in the law library. During the first two weeks of…
Rank this Week: 2571

Seattle University Law Library…

Seattle University Law Library INFO

Covers legal news, legal research and library news.

http://lawlibraryblog.seattleu.edu/
  • Sep 4

    New Walkover collection titles – legal mysterie

    New Walkover collection titles – legal mysterie
    For a great reading escape, take time to enjoy these thrilling legal mysteries. New to the Walkover collection, each was listed as a #1 New York Times bestseller. The fifth witness: a novel by Michael Connelly. PS3553.O51165F55 2011 From the…
  • Sep 3

    Catalog Help

    Catalog Help
    Need to know the ins and outs of searching the library catalog?  This research guide covers the basics of what is in the library catalog, basic searching, advanced searching, and where items are located.
  • Sep 2

    Today in Legal History: First Labor Day Celebrated

    Today in Legal History: First Labor Day Celebrated
    The first Labor Day was celebrated on Tuesday, September 5, 1882 in New York City.  Two years, later, the holiday was changed to the first Monday in September.  While it is unclear who first suggested Labor Day (some sources say it…
Rank this Week: 4196

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
  • Sep 3

    Silverchair Server Maintenance on Sep 6, 2015

    Silverchair Server Maintenance on Sep 6, 2015
    In an effort to continue to provide best-in-class hosting services and superior customer support, Silverchair Technical Operations is planning a scheduled monthly maintenance on the SCM6 servers and services Sunday, 09/06/2015, for the…
  • Aug 5

    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…
  • Aug 5

    Law Journals – Table of Contents (B)

    Law Journals – Table of Contents (B)
    Selected Law Journals: Table of Contents This list covers top ranked (A or A*) law journals selected from the ARC (Australian Research Council) ranked journal list and Asian law related journals of interest to the HKU community. Table of…
Rank this Week: 212

beSpacific

beSpacific

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

http://www.bespacific.com/
  • Sep 3

    Publication Trends in Library Reserves: A Quantitative Content Analysi

    Publication Trends in Library Reserves: A Quantitative Content Analysi
    Georgia Library Quarterly – Vol 52, No 3 (Summer 2015) – Denise Dimsdale, Georgia State University: “The purpose of this study is to investigate the peer-reviewed literature on library reserves in post-secondary institutions…
  • Sep 3

    American Criminal Record Exceptionalism

    American Criminal Record Exceptionalism
    Lapp, Kevin, American Criminal Record Exceptionalism (September 1, 2015). Ohio State Journal of Criminal Law, Forthcoming. Available for download at SSRN: http://ssrn.com/abstract=2654382 “In recent decades, criminal records have…
  • Sep 3

    Dietary Supplements Are Not All Safe and Not All Food

    Dietary Supplements Are Not All Safe and Not All Food
    Sax, Joanna, Dietary Supplements Are Not All Safe and Not All Food: How the Low Cost of Dietary Supplements Preys on the Consumer (September 1, 2015). American Journal of Law and Medicine, Vol. 41, No. 2&3, 2015. Available for download at…
Rank this Week: 47

Old Fox's KM blotter

Old Fox's KM blotter

Covers knowledge management.

http://0ldfox.blogspot.com/
  • Sep 3

    Eye Candy

    Eye Candy
    graphics on leggings and yoga pants, tights, and hose.
  • Aug 4

    Legal Pot...

    Legal Pot...
    "But let’s set these aside and suppose, for the sake of argument, that the free production, commercialization and consumption of cannabis proves in practice to do no harm, or at least much less harm than other products, such as…
  • Aug 2

    Big Brother

    Big Brother
    link"Today, Friday 31 July 2015, 9am CEST, WikiLeaks publishes "Target Tokyo", 35 Top Secret NSA targets in Japan including the Japanese cabinet and Japanese companies such as Mitsubishi, together with intercepts relating to US-Japan…
Rank this Week: 4175

Library Boy

Library Boy

Features legal research news. By Michel-Adrien Sheppard.

http://micheladrien.blogspot.com/
  • Sep 3

    Canadian Association of Law Libraries Launches Instructional Materials Bank

    Canadian Association of Law Libraries Launches Instructional Materials Bank
    The Legal Research & Writing Special Interest Group of the Canadian Association of Law Libraries (CALL) is creating a repository of materials to be used by law librarians in their instructional activities.The Instructional Materials Bank …
  • Sep 2

    Canadian Association of Law Libraries Webinar on Business and Industry Research

    Canadian Association of Law Libraries Webinar on Business and Industry Research
    The Canadian Association of Law Libraries (CALL) is hosting a webinar on September 29, 2015 on Conducting Business and Industry Research:"This webinar provides an introduction to conducting research on business and industry information. The…
  • Sep 1

    Canadian Bar Association 2015 Election Engagement Kit

    Canadian Bar Association 2015 Election Engagement Kit
    The Canadian Bar Association has produced an Election Engagement Kit that will "put equal access to justice on candidates’ radar and publicly call for enhanced federal leadership in this area".The Kit includes tips for members on how…
Rank this Week: 650

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/
  • Sep 3

    NILL added new content to the Indian Law Bulletins on 9/03

    NILL added new content to the Indian Law Bulletins on 9/03
    United States Federal Trial Courts Bulletin http://www.narf.org/nill/bulletins/dct/2015dct.htmlNew Mexico v. Department of Interior (State Regulation of Gambling, Indian Gaming Regulatory Act)Corabi v. ENIPC Inc. (Wrongful Termination,…
  • Sep 1

    Free Indian Law Webinar Exploring the BIA website

    Free Indian Law Webinar Exploring the BIA website
    Registration is open for a free, 60-minute webinar entitled, “Introduction to the U.S. Bureau of Indian Affairs Website.” Participants will get an overview of the BIA website and learn to locate popular materials. While the…
  • Aug 27

    NILL added new content to the Indian Law Bulletins on 8/27

    NILL added new content to the Indian Law Bulletins on 8/27
    U.S. Supreme Court Bulletin http://www.narf.org/nill/bulletins/sct/2014-2015update.htmlThe Supreme Court Bulletin was updated to include the Tribal Supreme Court Project's August 27, 2015 Update Memorandum.  U.S. Courts of Appeals…
Rank this Week: 1173

Jenkins Law Library Blog

Jenkins Law Library Blog

Covers technology and legal research.

https://www.jenkinslaw.org/blog
  • Sep 3

    A Change to the Restatement Series Numbering System

    A Change to the Restatement Series Numbering System
    The American Law Institute has changed it's system of numbering series of the Restatements of the Law. This change only effects current Restatement projects and all those moving forward. All previous numbered series remain as they are. ALI,…
  • Aug 27

    Jenkins' Research Tip: Archived Versions of Pennsylvania Statute

    Jenkins' Research Tip: Archived Versions of Pennsylvania Statute
    Ever need to see what a particular section of Purdon's Pennsylvania Statutes Annotated looked like at a specific time? Jenkins has print versions of the statutes going back to 1930.  We also have pocket parts from 1969 forward. The…
  • Aug 18

    Aviation Titles at Jenkin

    Aviation Titles at Jenkin
    Celebrate Orville Wright's birthday this week with NASA, The National Museum of the U.S. Air Force, Wright Brothers National Memorial Park, and other air and space organizations. His birthday, August 19, is recognized as National Aviation Day…
Rank this Week: 4008

Law Librarians

Law Librarians

By Mark Giangrande and Joe Hodnicki.

http://llb2.com/
  • Sep 3

    Short Takes On The News: Public Defenders, Lawyer Ideology, and Faculty Pay

    Short Takes On The News: Public Defenders, Lawyer Ideology, and Faculty Pay
    Short Takes on the News The Governor of Maine is promoting legislation that would revise how representation for indigent criminal defendants is organized in that state.  Rather than organizing a public entity to perform the work, the…
  • Aug 31

    Study Examines The Shrinking Print Collection in Law Librarie

    Study Examines The Shrinking Print Collection in Law Librarie
    I get press releases. Oh do I get press releases from publicists on some of the wackiest topics out there.  I’m not going to go into that because there is one that actually relates to something in which I’m interested. …
  • Aug 24

    A Little Law School News For Monday

    A Little Law School News For Monday
    I’m teaching orientation classes this week.  Got to have 1Ls signed up for Westlaw, Lexis, and Bloomberg Law after all.  Posting may be a bit more spotty that usual because of that.  Nonetheless, there are a few…
Rank this Week: 1827

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/
  • Sep 3

    This Just In: Crimmigration Law

    This Just In: Crimmigration Law
    Crimmigration Law describes the convergence of two distinct bodies of law: criminal law and procedure with immigration law and procedure. Crimmigration Law lays out crimmigration law’s contours. It tracks the legal developments that…
  • Sep 2

    Campus Safety Officers (CSOs): You Can Get an Escort to Anywhere on Campu

    Campus Safety Officers (CSOs): You Can Get an Escort to Anywhere on Campu
    Campus Safety Officers (the people in the neon green shirts—usually located near the front entrance to the library). The Campus Safety Officer program adds extra sets of eyes and ears to help with crime prevention. Safety Officers will…
  • Sep 1

    Five Ways Research Guides Make Your Life Easier

    Five Ways Research Guides Make Your Life Easier
    Research guides — you’ve got over 60 of them at your fingertips, on topics from ad law to war crimes. They’re up-to-date and easy to find. Here are five ways they can make your life easier now: Research guides can help you…
Rank this Week: 506

Internet For Lawyers

Internet For Lawyers

Covers free and low-cost investigative and background research resources on the Internet, as well as search engine search tips with a focus on Google and its features, functions and productivity tools.

http://www.netforlawyers.com/newsitems
Rank this Week: 3345

Gallagher Blogs

Gallagher Blogs

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

http://gallagherlawlibrary.blogspot.com/
  • Sep 3

    Closed on Labor Day

    Closed on Labor Day
    The Law Library and Reference Office will be closed on Sept. 7, Labor Day. Regular interim hours (Monday - Friday, 8am - 5pm) will resume on Tuesday, Sept. 8.
  • Aug 13

    Empirical Studies in Intellectual Property

    Empirical Studies in Intellectual Property
    The Center for Empirical Studies of Intellectual Property at IIT Chicago-Kent College of Law has created an Empirical Studies Database.You can sort by:Lead authorTitleIP area (patent seems to have the most, but there are papers on copyright…
  • Aug 12

    Improve Your Professional Skills with Free NITA Video

    Improve Your Professional Skills with Free NITA Video
    Getting ready for a new school year—and looking forward to a new career—you might benefit from some of NITA's free resources.NITA—the National Institute for Trial Advocacy—is famous for its intensive training programs…
Rank this Week: 4177

Virtual Library Cat's Eye View

Virtual Library Cat's Eye View

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

http://deanelawlibrary.blogspot.com/
  • Sep 3

    “Driverless Car Law”: Another New Legal Field?

    “Driverless Car Law”: Another New Legal Field?
    As we noted last week in our post about “drone law”, advancing technology presents both new challenges and new opportunities for lawmakers and attorneys. Another such challenging field may be in the area of vehicular laws and…
  • Sep 1

    Finding Study Guide

    Finding Study Guide
    In addition to CALI lessons online, you can find some great study guides and study aids--such as the Examples & Explanations series, flash cards, CD's, and more--at the Law Library.  Many of the Library's study aids are kept on…
  • Aug 31

    Law360 - hot off the press legal new

    Law360 - hot off the press legal new
    Want to know what is happening "right now" in the legal world?  Then check-out Law360.  In the legal profession, information is the key to success. You have to know what’s happening with clients, competitors, practice areas,…
Rank this Week: 445

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/
  • Sep 3

    BloombergLaw: Docket Searching at Your Fingertips (with Growing Coverage!)

    BloombergLaw: Docket Searching at Your Fingertips (with Growing Coverage!)
    Hello, BC Law!  This week ABA Journal published an article highlighting a case from my best friend's hometown, Peoria, IL.  Naturally, this calls for a blog post. With the growing trend of social media (mis)use, and more…
  • Aug 21

    Welcome to the BC Law class of 2019

    Welcome to the BC Law class of 2019
    This is an exciting week for the BC Law Library staff as we meet the members of the entering class!  Our 1L students have been bustling around the campus.  The Law Library and technology orientation takes place today.  We have…
  • Aug 19

    Miller's Standard Insurance Policies Annotated now available on Westlaw for Lawschool

    Miller's Standard Insurance Policies Annotated now available on Westlaw for Lawschool
    If you intend to practice law, you will likely have to read and analyze an insurance policy at some point, if not on a regular basis.  This is true regardless of whether you practice civil litigation (liability insurance), real…
Rank this Week: 211

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/
  • Sep 3

    Today! Research happy hour at the HLS Pub, 4-6pm

    Today! Research happy hour at the HLS Pub, 4-6pm
    Research is good for you! Come to the Library’s Research Happy Hour today from 4-6pm outside the HLS Pub. Grab a beverage and we’ll have some snacks to share. We’ll be happy to show you some of the Library’s…
  • Sep 2

    852 RARE: A Refresher from Historical & Special Collection

    852 RARE: A Refresher from Historical & Special Collection
    Welcome to campus! Longtime followers of Et Seq. may know that the Library’s Historical & Special Collections staff often submit posts under the heading “852 RARE.” With the start of a new academic…
  • Sep 1

    Observations of a New HLS Librarian

    Observations of a New HLS Librarian
    Welcome to the 1L class, HLS class of 2018!  In a way, we are in the same boat.  I am a first year academic law librarian, and I am also new to Harvard Law School life, schedules, pressures, pitfalls, and wonder.  I went in to…
Rank this Week: 500

New Jersey Law Librarians…

New Jersey Law Librarians Association (NJLLA)

Features New Jersey law library news.

http://njlla.org/blog/
  • Sep 3

    NJLLA Save-the-Dates for the Fall Calendar

    NJLLA Save-the-Dates for the Fall Calendar
    NJLLA’s Fall season has begun. The Program Committee is working on some great events for our membership. In addtion to our September 22 Brown Bag Luncheon, please save the dates for these additional upcoming events: October 29, 2015…
  • Sep 2

    September 2015 Brown Bag Luncheon and Book Discussion on Susan Cain’s “Quiet”

    September 2015 Brown Bag Luncheon and Book Discussion on Susan Cain’s “Quiet”
    [ September 22, 2015; 12:00 pm to 2:00 pm. ] September 2015 Brown Bag Luncheon and Book Discussion Quiet:  The Power of Introverts in a World That Can’t Stop Talking  Moderated by Caroline Young Associate Director for…
  • Sep 1

    NJ Greater Princeton/Trenton SLA Chapter and the New Jersey SLA Chapter Present Tech Fest

    NJ Greater Princeton/Trenton SLA Chapter and the New Jersey SLA Chapter Present Tech Fest
    [ September 30, 2015; 5:30 pm to 8:30 pm. ] NJ Greater Princeton/Trenton SLA Chapter and the New Jersey SLA Chapter  PRESENT: Tech Fest:  One evening, three presentations and one hack session to solve the world's tech problems,…
Rank this Week: 3851

Cocky Law Blawg

Cocky Law Blawg

Legal research tips & musings. By the Coleman Karesh Law Library.

http://blawg.law.sc.edu
  • Sep 3

    Today In History: Frederick Douglass Escapes Slavery

    Today In History: Frederick Douglass Escapes Slavery
    On September 3, 1838, Frederick Douglass, American abolitionist, social reformer, and statesman, escaped from slavery.  Wearing a sailor’s uniform (and carrying seaman’s protection documents) provided by a friend, he embarked…
  • Sep 1

    Labor Day Weekend Library Hour

    Labor Day Weekend Library Hour
    The Law Library will be open the following hours over the Labor Day weekend: Friday, September 4:  7:00am-7:00pm Saturday, September 5:  10:00am-6;00pmSunday, September 6:  1:00pm-9:00pm Monday, September 7:  1:00pm-9:00pm…
  • Aug 31

    Spotify: How It Works, and How It’s Legal.

    Spotify: How It Works, and How It’s Legal.
    I have a normal routine when I get to work.  I come in, change out of my walking clothes, drink some coffee, turn on the radio, and then I can start preparing for the day.   Usually, I stream either our local NPR news station or…
Rank this Week: 854

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/
  • Sep 3

    On Judges who Blog

    On Judges who Blog
    U.S. District Judge Richard Kopf of Nebraska has shut down his witty and popular Hercules and the Umpire blog, according to the National Law Journal (NLJ). Apparently Koph’s blog had became an “embarrassment”…
  • Aug 26

    Conceal Carry

    Conceal Carry
    The controversial subject of personal handgun conceal and carry has been rather prominent this summer in Minnesota. Besides a recent local incident that put the matter in the news, Minnesota now has reciprocity with North…
  • Aug 20

    John W. Boerner

    John W. Boerner
    John W. Boerner was born on August 16, 1874 at the Army post of Fort Hays, Kansas where his father was stationed. His family moved to Saint Paul, Minnesota when he was five years old.  His father initially worked as a…
Rank this Week: 2100

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
  • Sep 2

    Colloquia/Workshops (Gainesville, FL)

    Colloquia/Workshops (Gainesville, FL)
    University of Florida Levin College of Law Yaric Brauner, University of Florida Levin College of Law to present BEPS Matter
  • Sep 2

    Polar Law Symposium — Fairbanks & Anchorage, AK

    Polar Law Symposium — Fairbanks & Anchorage, AK
    The Eighth Polar Law Symposium, The Science, Scholarship and Practice of Polar Law: Strengthening Arctic Peoples and Places, will be held Sept. 23-26, 2015, in Fairbanks (Sept. 23-24) and Anchorage...
  • Sep 2

    Public Universities & Colleges — Portland, OR

    Public Universities & Colleges — Portland, OR
    The Wayne Morse Center for Law and Politics, University of Oregon, presents Oregon’s Public Universities and Colleges: Facing the Challenge Sept. 16, 2015, 1-6 pm. The event includes a panel...
Rank this Week: 27

TSLL TechScans

TSLL TechScans

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

http://tslltechscans.blogspot.com/
  • Sep 2

    Re-Envisioning the MLS

    Re-Envisioning the MLS
    On August 1, 2015, the University of Maryland iSchool released Re-Envisioning the MLS: findings, issues, and considerations, an attempt to predict the future of the MLS. Reading through the document, it is hard to see where those of us…
  • Aug 6

    Updates to the LC's Recommended Formats Statement

    Updates to the LC's Recommended Formats Statement
    During the summer of 2014 the Library of Congress published the Recommended Format Specifications to identify characteristics of creative formats in both analog and digital formats. One of the goals of these specifications was to maximize the…
  • Jul 27

    LC makes BIBFRAME training materials available

    LC makes BIBFRAME training materials available
    In preparation for its much-anticipated BIBFRAME cataloging pilot project, the Library of Congress has developed training materials for staff involved in the pilot, and made the first of three modules available online at…
Rank this Week: 4005

Shaunna Mireau on Canadian Legal…

Shaunna Mireau on Canadian Legal Research

Provides tips on Canadian legal research.

http://mireau.blogspot.com/
  • Sep 2

    Conducting Business and Industry Research

    Conducting Business and Industry Research
    The Canadian Association of Law Libraries is advertising some upcoming webinars that will be useful for anyone who has a market research need:Conducting Business and Industry Research - September 29, 2015, 1:00pm to 2:30pm…
  • Apr 7

    Commissioners of Oaths in Alberta Have New Rule

    Commissioners of Oaths in Alberta Have New Rule
    ~ a slightly modified Slaw.ca post~Waaaay back in 2013 there was an Alberta Bill passed that consolidated the Notaries Public Act and the Commissioners for Oaths Act. These two pieces of legislation are in place to make the rules for…
  • Mar 24

    Celebrating achievment

    Celebrating achievment
    I have been a very quiet blogger lately with a reasonably good excuse.  Since the beginning of August, 2014, I have been working to achieve certification in Lean Six Sigma. As of last Sunday, the formal part of my education in this…
Rank this Week: 4165

Pappas Law Library Blog

Pappas Law Library Blog

From the Boston University School of Law.

http://bulawinteractive.org/libraryblog/
  • Sep 2

    Welcome (back) to BU Law! Our Student newsletter is here!

    Welcome (back) to BU Law! Our Student newsletter is here!
    With the beginning of classes comes our latest edition of our student newsletter. Enjoy!       Fall_2015_Final
  • Aug 31

    Library Tours Today!

    Library Tours Today!
    Learn important information about the library on tours being conducted today and all week! Tours are at 1 and 4 this afternoon, starting in room 335. Additional tours are as follows: Wednesday, Sept. 2 @ 1 & 4 pm Thursday, Sept. 3 @ 1…
  • Aug 28

    Welcome New Students!

    Welcome New Students!
    If you have questions, we in the library are here to help!
Rank this Week: 3922

MoreUs Law Library Blawg

MoreUs Law Library Blawg

Official blawg of the Arthur J. Morris Law Library at the University of Virginia School of Law.

http://uvalaw.typepad.com/library/
  • Sep 2

    Art Show Reception Thursday, September 3

    Art Show Reception Thursday, September 3
    This year's art show, "Discarded," features the work of 14 local women artists who have recycled outdated, unserviceable books into intriguing works of art. The exhibit, curated by L. Michelle Geiger, is featured this week in articles in…
  • Aug 17

    New! The Essential Law Library Guide for 1L

    New! The Essential Law Library Guide for 1L
    Welcome, 1Ls! The first day of your law school career has begun! From your first Legal Research and Writing assignment to your final seminar paper, the Law Library is here to support you. To help you get acquainted with the many library…
  • Aug 5

    Second Edition of Olson's <i>Principles of Legal Research</i> Published

    Second Edition of Olson's &lt;i&gt;Principles of Legal Research&lt;/i&gt; Published
    This week, West Academic released the second edition of Kent Olson's highly acclaimed Principles of Legal Research. The first edition of Principles earned Olson his second Joseph L. Andrews Bibliographic Award from the American Association of…
Rank this Week: 3401

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
  • Sep 2

    Book Talk Owen Fi

    Book Talk Owen Fi
    BOOK TALK Join author Owen Fiss for a discussion of: A WAR LIKE NO OTHER: THE CONSTITUTION IN A TIME OF TERROR. Commentary by Harold Koh September 11th / 3:10 -4:00pm / Sterling Law Building: Room 129
  • Aug 29

    New Flickr album: Magna Carta

    New Flickr album: Magna Carta
    The Rare Book Collection’s Flickr site passed two milestones this summer, reaching over 3,000 images and over a million views. The site also sports a number of new albums that are worth pointing out.
  • Aug 28

    Welcome to Yale Law School, Fall 2015

    Welcome to Yale Law School, Fall 2015
    Welcome to Yale Law School (YLS). We’re glad you’re here!
Rank this Week: 228

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
  • Sep 2

    OPINION: State v. Grave

    OPINION: State v. Grave
    The Montana Supreme Court has issued an Opinion in the following matter: CRIMINAL – REVOCATION DA 13-0855, 2015 MT 262, STATE OF MONTANA, Plaintiff and Appellee, v. STEVEN CRAIG GRAVES, Defendant and Appellant.
  • Sep 2

    UNPUBLISHED OPINION: State v. Janousek

    UNPUBLISHED OPINION: State v. Janousek
    The Montana Supreme Court has issued an Unpublished Opinion in the following matter: CRIMINAL – MUNICIPAL COURT APPEAL DA 14-0140, 2015 MT 261N, STATE OF MONTANA, Plaintiff and Appellee, v. RICHARD A. JANOUSEK, Defendant and Appellant.
  • Sep 2

    UNPUBLISHED OPINION: State v. Stanley

    UNPUBLISHED OPINION: State v. Stanley
    The Montana Supreme Court has issued an Unpublished Opinion in the following matter: CRIMINAL – ASSAULT DA 13-0727, 2015 MT 260N, STATE OF MONTANA, Plaintiff and Appellee, v. CURTIS WAYNE STANLEY, Defendant and Appellant.
Rank this Week: 12

The BIALL Blog

The BIALL Blog

From the British and Irish Association of Law Librarians.

http://biall.blogspot.com/
  • Sep 2

    Inner Temple Library

    Inner Temple Library
    The last BIALL Blog post gave a link to an article by Ruth Bird (Bodleian Law Librarian at the University of Oxford) in Slaw magazine.  Ruth’s opening sentence was vivid – and being married to an accountant it struck a…
  • Aug 10

    An interesting read...

    An interesting read...
    In a recent article by Ruth Bird (Bodleian Law Librarian at the University of Oxford) in Slaw magazine, Ruth looks at the enduring value of building a tangible collection on shelves within a library space and…
  • Aug 10

    Page not found -- using web links in litigation

    Page not found -- using web links in litigation
    Karen Palmer, president of the British & Irish Association of Law Librarians (BIALL) and senior information officer at Simmons & Simmons LLP, examines the challenges surrounding the use of web links by lawyers in this interview by…
Rank this Week: 4001

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/
  • Sep 1

    Collection Spotlight - Topical Hornbook

    Collection Spotlight - Topical Hornbook
    by Barbara Szalkowski, Senior Catalog LibrarianNow Appearing in the Library!The Library has Hornbooks covering basic topics-- Contracts, Torts, Criminal Law, Property, etc. --in both print and electronic formats.Both can be located…
  • Aug 28

    The 250th anniversary of William Blackstone's Commentaries on the Laws of England

    The 250th anniversary of William Blackstone's Commentaries on the Laws of England
    by Heather Kushnerick, Special Collections Librarian & College Archivist     William Blackstone was born in London July 10, 1723. After the deaths of his parents, he was raised by his uncle and received a classical…
  • Aug 27

    Throwback Thursday: Dial-up edition

    Throwback Thursday: Dial-up edition
    by Heather Kushnerick, Special Collections Librarian & College ArchivistThe library's Westlaw terminal, circa 1981. The interface has changed a bit over the years.The fall semester of 1980 saw a big change at the South Texas College…
Rank this Week: 4213

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/
  • Sep 1

    Client/Matter Opening — What Can We Add to the Process?

    Client/Matter Opening — What Can We Add to the Process?
    Image [cc] highways england This is one of those posts where I start writing down my thoughts, not really sure where I'm going to end. However, that never stopped me before, so why let it stop me now? When I was at a Westlaw lunch today…
  • Aug 31

    Structured Dialogue about Diversity

    Structured Dialogue about Diversity
    This article I wrote on Bank of America’s diversity program brings together so many themes discussed in previous posts. Target: The Bank has a commitment to diversity. I share this commitment. But for purposes of this post, it could…
  • Aug 24

    Everybody Else is an Idiot

    Everybody Else is an Idiot
    I’ve written multiple posts in praise of allied professionals, specialists, and experts who are increasingly vital to the delivery of competent legal services. But just as lawyers are not alone in the legal supply chain, lawyers are not…
Rank this Week: 452

Legal Research Plus

Legal Research Plus

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

http://legalresearchplus.com
  • Sep 1

    2015 Global Peace Index

    2015 Global Peace Index
    The Institute for Economics and Peace has released: Global Peace Index 2015 Some highlights from the Executive Summary: This is the ninth edition of the Global Peace Index (GPI), which ranks the nations of the world according to their level…
  • Aug 10

    Continuing Addition of New Features to Congress.gov Based on User Feedback

    Continuing Addition of New Features to Congress.gov Based on User Feedback
    Please see: New Features Added to Congress.gov Based On Your Feedback From the above blog post, note in particular the intent of the Law Librarians of Congress: “Since the unveiling of Congress.gov in September of 2012, we have been…
  • Jul 2

    New U.S. Copyright Office Report: “Orphan Works and Mass Digitization”

    New U.S. Copyright Office Report: “Orphan Works and Mass Digitization”
    The United States Copyright Office has recently issued a new report on “orphan works,” or copyright-protected work for which rights-holders are not determinable or contactable, as well as on digitization en masse.…
Rank this Week: 1585

Elon Law Library

Elon Law Library

Features library news and updates. From Elon University School of Law Library.

http://elonlawlibrary.blogspot.com/
  • Sep 1

    FREE Access to Digital Study Aid

    FREE Access to Digital Study Aid
    September is upon us and I would like to take a minute to introduce you to a new digital collection at Elon Law Library.  The Elon Law School Digital Library. At this initial stage, the library includes a number of the LexisNexis…
  • Aug 13

    Phoenix Print Dollars Available

    Phoenix Print Dollars Available
    Print Dollars are now available on your Phoenix Card.Phoenix Cards hold three types of credits and there are restrictions on their use.  Just a quick review of the three types and how they may be used.Print Dollars are used…
  • May 26

    Studying for the Bar -- Print Dollars Still Available.

    Studying for the Bar -- Print Dollars Still Available.
    Graduation has come and gone, new alumni's thoughts turn to studying for the July Bar.  Just wanted to make sure you know:  your print dollars from 2014-2015 are available for use through the end of July.   You may print…
Rank this Week: 4193

AALL's Washington Blawg

AALL's Washington Blawg

From the American Association of Law Libraries.

http://aallwash.wordpress.com
  • Sep 1

    September E-Bulletin

    September E-Bulletin
    The September issue of the Washington E-Bulletin is available now on AALLNET. IN THIS ISSUE Vol. 2015, Issue 09 A LOOK AHEAD Congress Gets Back To Work ACT NOW Register for the 2015 DLC Meeting and FDL Conference AALL IN THE STATES UELMA…
  • Aug 24

    AALL Joins Coalition to Call for Public Access to Congressional Research Service Report

    AALL Joins Coalition to Call for Public Access to Congressional Research Service Report
    By Elizabeth Holland Today, AALL joined a coalition of 40 organizations and 90+ individuals to call on Congress to expand public access to Congressional Research Service (CRS) reports. In a letter sent to the leadership of the Senate…
  • Aug 3

    August Washington E-Bulletin

    August Washington E-Bulletin
    The August issue of the Washington E-Bulletin is available now on AALLNET. IN THIS ISSUE Vol. 2015, Issue 08 A LOOK AHEAD So-Called Cybersecurity Legislation Called Into Question ACT NOW Tell your Senators to Oppose the Cybersecurity…
Rank this Week: 4176

Pace Law Library Blog

Pace Law Library Blog

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

http://library.blogs.law.pace.edu/
  • Sep 1

    2015 Pace Law Library Orientation Scavenger Hunt Winner

    2015 Pace Law Library Orientation Scavenger Hunt Winner
    Congratulations to the prize winners for our 2015 Pace Law Library orientation scavenger hunt!  All of the winners have been notified via email and can claim their prizes at the Circulation Desk in the Law Library.  Please present…
  • Aug 11

    New Rule on Executive Pay

    New Rule on Executive Pay
    On August 5, the SEC approved a final “pay ratio” rule requiring large public companies to disclose the ratio of chief executives’ pay to the median pay of employees. Companies will have to report the ratio every three…
  • Jul 31

    Good News About Employment for Law Grad

    Good News About Employment for Law Grad
    A recent press release from the National Association for Law Placement (NALP.org) states that “the overall employment rate for the Class of 2014 was 86.7% of graduates for whom employment status was known, the first year that the rate…
Rank this Week: 3663

Legal Research is EASY

Legal Research is EASY

Covers basic legal research. By Bret Christensen.

http://legalresearchiseasy.blogspot.com/
  • Sep 1

    Word of the Month for September 2015: Undue Influence

    Word of the Month for September 2015: Undue Influence
    You ever notice that some people just seem to exist to serve as a warning for others?  Yeah, like all those people who win Darwin Awards, or people who keep responding to emails from people in Nigeria, or people who check the box on…
  • Aug 24

    I want it back

    I want it back
    Every day I get told stories.  Some fanciful like the guy who swore the girl looked 21 and was now looking at a 288 charge.  Some scary like the guy who had been staked by a rather large linebacker sized female.  Then there are…
  • Aug 17

    What would you do?!

    What would you do?!
    So, I'm sitting at the reference desk and I see this guy hanging across the way over by the Federal Digest.  Normally, I go up to people who appear lost in the stacks but this guy wasn't lost.  He was watching me.  Basically, a…
Rank this Week: 3429

Vancouver Law Librarian Blog

Vancouver Law Librarian Blog

Covers knowledge management, web development and law library management. By Steve Matthews.

http://vancouverlawlib.blogspot.com/
  • Sep 1

    Quickscribe Annotations Update for August 2015

    Quickscribe Annotations Update for August 2015
    Here's a look at which legislation on Quickscribe 2.0 received new annotations in August -- you'll find expert commentary from: Peter Roberts, Lawson Lundell LLP – Partition of Property ActMichael Hargraves, Stewart, McDannold, Stuart…
  • Aug 7

    Should the US Librarian of Congress be a Librarian or an Academic?

    Should the US Librarian of Congress be a Librarian or an Academic?
    Slaw columnist Bob Berring published an important piece yesterday, and I'm afraid it's going to go under the radar.Berring discusses the impending retirement of current US Librarian of Congress, Dr. James Billington, who at 86 years of age…
  • Jul 3

    Quickscribe Annotations Update for June 2015

    Quickscribe Annotations Update for June 2015
    Here's a look at what's new on Quickscribe 2.0. In June, the following experts added annotations to various pieces of legislation:Bill Buholzer, Young Anderson – Local Government Act, Oil & Gas Activities Act, Environmental…
Rank this Week: 1476

Regent Law Library

Regent Law Library

Features library and legal news.

http://regentlawlibrary.blogspot.com/
  • Sep 1

    New Database: Religion & the Law

    New Database: Religion &amp; the Law
    The Law Library is particularly excited to announce the addition of a new HeinOnline library: Religion & the Law.  A small portion of the material included was contributed from our Collection!The database consists of more than 1,500…
  • Aug 25

    Welcome Law Students!

    Welcome Law Students!
    Welcome to Regent University School of Law!  The Law Library will play an important role in your law school education.  In addition to offering both individual and group study areas, the Law Library provides a physical…
  • Aug 17

    Welcome First Year Students!

    Welcome First Year Students!
    Welcome First Year Students! Law Library tours are being offered as part of Orientation.  Be sure to take advantage of this opportunity to learn more about the services and resources available to you!  A sign-up sheet will be…
Rank this Week: 4162