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beSpacific

beSpacific

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

http://www.bespacific.com/
  • Jun 29

    Paper – China’s Growing Energy Demand: Implications for the US

    Paper – China’s Growing Energy Demand: Implications for the US
    Working Paper Series – Congressional Budget Office Washington, DC. China’s Growing Energy Demand: Implications for the United States. Andrew Stocking Formerly an employee of the Congressional Budget Office; Terry Dinan,…
  • Jun 29

    Study by law prof challenges Google search result

    Study by law prof challenges Google search result
    Tim Wu, Michael Luca, and the Yelp Data Team [note – Wu was compensated by Yelp for his work] – “While Google is known primarily as a search engine, it has increasingly developed and promoted its own content as an…
  • Jun 29

    OCC’s Quarterly Report on Bank Trading and Derivatives Activitie

    OCC’s Quarterly Report on Bank Trading and Derivatives Activitie
    OCC’s Quarterly Report on Bank Trading and Derivatives Activities: First Quarter 2015 (PDF) –  From the Executive Summary Insured U.S. commercial banks and savings associations reported trading revenue of $7.7 billion in the…
Rank this Week: 80

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/
  • Jun 29

    Professor Forte Cited in US Supreme Court Decision on Gay Marriage

    Professor Forte Cited in US Supreme Court Decision on Gay Marriage
    C|M|Law’s own Professor David F. Forte was cited in the newest landmark decision handed down by the US Supreme Court Obergefell v. Hodges which legalized same-sex marriage late last week. Kudos to Professor Forte on this accomplishment!…
  • Jun 26

    Meningitis Immunization Soon to be Required in Ohio

    Meningitis Immunization Soon to be Required in Ohio
    The Ohio Legislature has passed a bill that will require all school Children to receive immunization against meningitis (Meningococcal disease). The bill, SB 121, would require Ohio students to be immunized against meningococcal disease once…
  • Jun 25

    Back from CALICon 2015

    Back from CALICon 2015
    What is CALIcon? The CALI Conference for Law School Computing is an annual discussion about transforming legal education through technology and innovation. This year’s conference was a great success and was the 25th annual version. The…
Rank this Week: 1157

Library Boy

Library Boy

Features legal research news. By Michel-Adrien Sheppard.

http://micheladrien.blogspot.com/
  • Jun 29

    Canadian Resources Added to Law Library of Congress Indigenous Law Portal

    Canadian Resources Added to Law Library of Congress Indigenous Law Portal
    Earlier this month, the Law Library of Congress in Washington announced that it has added Canadian aboriginal law resources to its Indigenous Law Portal:"This new segment of the portal expands our coverage for the first time beyond the United…
  • Jun 28

    American Law Librarian Cited in Recent US Supreme Court Decision

    American Law Librarian Cited in Recent US Supreme Court Decision
    John Cannan, research and instructional services librarian at Drexel University Thomas R. Kline School of Law in Philadelphia, made the history books on June 25.The United States Supreme Court opinion King v. Burwell cites Cannan's Law…
  • Jun 28

    2015 Canadian Library Associastion Conference Presentations Available

    2015 Canadian Library Associastion Conference Presentations Available
    The presentations from the recent 2015 conference of the Canadian Library Association in Ottawa are now available online: Whether you were unable to be with us in Ottawa or you want to access some of the resources made available by the…
Rank this Week: 511

Library Stuff

Library Stuff

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

http://www.librarystuff.net
Rank this Week: 4455

The Daniel R. Coquillette Rare…

The Daniel R. Coquillette Rare Book Room Blog

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

http://rarebookroom.blogspot.com/
  • Jun 29

    New Acquisition: Commonplace Book of a Massachusetts Practitioner

    New Acquisition: Commonplace Book of a Massachusetts Practitioner
    This new acquisition is commonplace book filled in by Julian Abbot (1806-1891), a 19th century lawyer in Lowell, Massachusetts. The book, called the Index Rerum: Or Index of Subjects..., Northampton, MA,1836 (3rd edition), is essentially…
  • Apr 29

    The Otis Family: Part 2

    The Otis Family: Part 2
    A prior post introduced our readers to a bit of information on our Otis materials, which are largely related to the legal practice of James Otis, Sr. (father of the famous patriot).Today's item of interest is a 1733 writ of execution,…
  • Apr 14

    New exhibit in the Rare Book Room--"Exploring Magna Carta"

    New exhibit in the Rare Book Room--"Exploring Magna Carta"
    I'm happy to announce that there's a new exhibit on display in our Daniel R. Coquillette Rare Book Room. Since the 800th anniversary of Magna Carta is this June, it seemed like a good opportunity for an exhibit on that topic. Exploring Magna…
Rank this Week: 4320

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
  • Jun 29

    Attorney Discipline Appellate Court Opinion - 6/29/2015

    Attorney Discipline Appellate Court Opinion - 6/29/2015
    Category: Recent Decisions;Legal Malpractice & Attorney Discipline Opinions Body: AC36319 - Disciplinary Counsel v. Parnoff (Attorney presentment; "In this attorney presentment proceeding brought pursuant to Practice Book § 2-47,…
  • Jun 29

    Habeas Appellate Court Opinion - 6/29/2015

    Habeas Appellate Court Opinion - 6/29/2015
    Category: Recent Decisions;Habeas Opinions Body: AC34193 - Mukhtaar v. Commissioner of Correction (Habeas; "This third petition is one in a labyrinth of petitions for a writ of habeas corpus and amended habeas corpus petitions filed by…
  • Jun 29

    Criminal Law Supreme and Appellate Court Opinions - 6/29/2015

    Criminal Law Supreme and Appellate Court Opinions - 6/29/2015
    Category: Recent Decisions;Criminal Opinions Body: SC19305 - State v. Francis (Murder; right to assistance of counsel; self-representation; "Following a jury trial, the defendant, Maurice Francis, was convicted of murder in violation of…
Rank this Week: 4319

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/
  • Jun 29

    The Other Important Things Supreme Court Ruled

    The Other Important Things Supreme Court Ruled
    Although gay rights and healthcare are of critical importance to many Americans, there were a number of decisions passed by the Supreme Court this term.  Because they generally haven't gotten attention, here is a list of them, with…
  • Jun 18

    Supreme Court Rules 5-4 on Texas Ban on Confederate License Plate

    Supreme Court Rules 5-4 on Texas Ban on Confederate License Plate
    The Sons of Confederate Veterans plate design that started the issue.The Supreme Court ruled today that license plate designs represent state speech and not personal speech, and consequentially that the Texas DMV has the right to…
  • Jun 11

    Pro Doc Summer Edition 2015 Ready for Downloading

    Pro Doc Summer Edition 2015 Ready for Downloading
    The Summer 2015 access to ProDoc is available for download now.  Current students, staff and faculty of South Texas College of Law can access the download information in Stanley under the library tab in the Electronic Resources channel.…
Rank this Week: 4341

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: 729

Instructional Technology

Instructional Technology

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

http://albanylawtech.wordpress.com/
  • Jun 29

    What I learned from #CALICon15

    What I learned from #CALICon15
    I haven’t attended a CALI conference since Milwaukee in 2011 so I was excited to be able to attend. There are a lot new things out there in the technology world and in law schools. Below is just a random list: Macs are everywhere.…
  • May 22

    Meme-alicious Law Teaching

    Meme-alicious Law Teaching
    Originally posted on S|M| i |L|E:While many frequent visitors to social media sites will be aware of (elaborate air quotes) memes, I suspect that their value as a teaching tool has not been recognised. This changed for me late in 2014, thanks…
  • Mar 23

    Live from LegalED’s Igniting Law Teaching Conference — Assessment

    Live from LegalED’s Igniting Law Teaching Conference — Assessment
    Live from LegalED’s Igniting Law Teaching Conference — Assessment.
Rank this Week: 4481

Legal Research is EASY

Legal Research is EASY

Covers basic legal research. By Bret Christensen.

http://legalresearchiseasy.blogspot.com/
  • Jun 29

    The old bait and switch

    The old bait and switch
    Don't know if you know this but while working in a law library is not as physically taxing as, say, ditch digging in August or running a marathon or chasing after a two year old, I do come home exhausted most days.  Oh, we have our…
  • Jun 22

    Another hand in your pocket

    Another hand in your pocket
    I was reading an article the other day about marriage and couples and what they fight about and, not surprisingly, the number one thing that couples argue about is money.I mention this because the other day I had a couple come into the…
  • Jun 15

    Keep your nose out of it

    Keep your nose out of it
    When I was a kid during the summer, I would hop on my bike and ride all around are city.  I'd rid up into the parks, on sidewalks, in placed I had never been before.  No one paid any attention to me and when I got home late…
Rank this Week: 3546

VALLTalk

VALLTalk

From the Virginia Association of Law Libraries.

http://valltalk.blogspot.com/
  • Jun 29

    Au Revoir, Isabel!

    Au Revoir, Isabel!
    After almost 29 years as the government & law librarian at the Henrico Government & Law Library, Isabel Paul will be retiring tomorrow, and is looking forward to some much deserved down time.Isabel was born in Philadelphia and…
  • Jun 18

    VLA Council Meeting highlights, June 12, 2015

    VLA Council Meeting highlights, June 12, 2015
    Submitted by Terry Long, VALL liaison to VLAJobline has made $7500 this yearScholarship funding is on trackVLA has 284 new members; 23 organizational members, with a push by two public librarians to get all public library…
  • Jun 18

    VALL Lunch at AALL

    VALL Lunch at AALL
    Take a break from conference activities to meet up with fellow VALL members for lunch at McCormick & Schmick's on July 20, from 12 - 2 pm. The registration form is available here VALL 2015 Lunch Registration and also on the VALL wiki.
Rank this Week: 4431

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/
  • Jun 29

    10 Mobile Apps to Simplify Life for Lawyer

    10 Mobile Apps to Simplify Life for Lawyer
    This is another apps list from Law Technology Today, 10 Mobile Apps to Simplify Life for Lawyers.  Some apps are strictly for lawyers - Fastcase - while others are general - Workshare - but meet a lawyer's need.So review the apps and use…
  • Jun 28

    General Legal Research App

    General Legal Research App
    Law Technology Today recently published a list of general legal research apps.  The apps are organized by category which include court rules, case law, legal dictionaries, state statutes and more.  There is coverage of free and fee…
  • Jun 26

    End of the Term

    End of the Term
    As we reach the end of the Supreme Court's term, you may be inspired to catch up on what happened (in yesterday's Affordable Care Act decision), is happening as I type (the last decision of the term on same sex marriage will be announced any…
Rank this Week: 120

The Competitive Edge

The Competitive Edge

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

http://blog.law.cornell.edu/library
  • Jun 29

    We’re Hiring – Student Assistant Position Available

    We’re Hiring – Student Assistant Position Available
    Senior Public Services Student Assistant Level IV Contact: Kathy Hartman Keh7@cornell.edu Summary description: Works independently at the circulation service desk assisting patrons and performing a variety of library tasks including assisting…
  • Jun 22

    New Books List – June 2015

    New Books List – June 2015
    Every month the Cornell Law Library adds new titles to its collection. The most recent additions for June 2015 are posted, here. A few highlights from this month’s additions are featured below. The Changing Face of American Banking…
  • Jun 16

    Notice: Limited Hours June 18-June 19

    Notice: Limited Hours June 18-June 19
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Slaw

Slaw

A Canadian cooperative weblog on all things legal.

http://www.slaw.ca
  • Jun 29

    Communications Breakdown: When a Lawyer Doesn’t Share

    Communications Breakdown: When a Lawyer Doesn’t Share
    After getting some work done on his cottage, Dale Orlando, partner at McLeish, Orlando LLP in Toronto, had a dispute with the contractor over fees. “He was doing work that needed to be done but without clearing it with me first,”…
  • Jun 29

    Indigenous Law Portal Celebrates Canada’s National Aboriginal Day

    Indigenous Law Portal Celebrates Canada’s National Aboriginal Day
    National Aboriginal Day was on June 21. The Library of Congress celebrated this event by providing access to Canadian aboriginal law on the Indigenous Law Portal. This is the first time the Indigenous Law Portal has provided coverage that…
  • Jun 29

    Novel Approaches to Sentencing in Occupational Health and Safety Conviction

    Novel Approaches to Sentencing in Occupational Health and Safety Conviction
    The Nova Scotia Provincial Court is taking new approaches to dealing with occupational health and safety violations. Recently, it sentenced a company found guilty of breaching Occupational Health and Safety laws to complete community…
Rank this Week: 2155

Cocky Law Blawg

Cocky Law Blawg

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

http://blawg.law.sc.edu
  • Jun 29

    Check Out Our New Home!

    Check Out Our New Home!
    As you may or may not know, The University of South Carolina School of Law is getting a new home.  We will be moving from our current location on Main St. to a brand spankin’ new building on Gervais St sometime next year.…
  • Jun 26

    What Not To Do Department

    What Not To Do Department
    There are many things that one can do to invite trouble in any profession, and the legal profession is no different.  Here are some tips for avoiding various sorts of difficulties: 1.  Don’t alter court records. 2. …
  • Jun 23

    New Scholarship: Crimes of Terror, by Prof. Wadie Said

    New Scholarship: Crimes of Terror, by Prof. Wadie Said
    Professor Wadie Said’s new book, Crimes of Terror: The Legal and Political Implications of Federal Terrorism Prosecutions, was published in May by Oxford University Press.  The book examines the advantages the U.S. government has…
Rank this Week: 2152

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/
  • Jun 29

    A Victory for Thorough Research

    A Victory for Thorough Research
    An NPR librarian, Barbara Van Woerkom, did a little digging and located 1,200 more veterans exposed to mustard gas than the Veterans Administration located . . . and it took her a mere two months! Two months may seem like an eternity to…
  • Jun 26

    More on Software and Your Confidentiality Obligation

    More on Software and Your Confidentiality Obligation
    Anyone love Siri? How about Alexa ("the brain behind [Amazon's] Echo")? These digital personal assistants make your life easier, but have you considered whether their use affects client confidentiality? Check out one blogger's…
  • Jun 24

    How to UNSEND! Emails Sent via Gmail

    How to UNSEND! Emails Sent via Gmail
    Based on my e-mail correspondence with law students, I'd say 70 percent of you use Gmail for law-related e-mails. Setting aside the question of whether using an e-mail service with a company that trolls e-mails for keywords in order to…
Rank this Week: 211

The Goodson Blogson

The Goodson Blogson

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

http://dukelawref.blogspot.com/
  • Jun 29

    New Research Guide to Health Law

    New Research Guide to Health Law
    The Goodson Law Library has recently added a brand-new research guide to Health Law. Reference Librarian Jane Bahnson, who also teaches the advanced research course Health & Medical Research for Lawyers, curated this list of primary and…
  • Jun 25

    Court-Watching

    Court-Watching
    The U.S. Supreme Court will close its October Term 2014 at the end of this month. With several blockbuster decisions still pending (including same-sex marriage, and the Affordable Care Act exchanges), the Court has scheduled opinion…
  • Jun 15

    Tools for Language Learning

    Tools for Language Learning
    Whether you're planning a summer vacation or hoping to land a legal job abroad, it never hurts to become familiar with a foreign language. The Duke University Libraries offer access to two subscription databases for language learning, which…
Rank this Week: 4405

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
  • Jun 29

    An Interview with Lucy Baker – Collection Services Intern

    An Interview with Lucy Baker – Collection Services Intern
    This week’s interview is with Lucy Baker, an intern in the Collection Service Division.  Ms. Baker is working on the foreign legal gazettes gifted to us by the Dag Hammarskjold Library at the United Nations. She has worked on…
  • Jun 26

    King v. Burrell, a Law Librarian is Sighted? – Pic of the Week

    King v. Burrell, a Law Librarian is Sighted? – Pic of the Week
    As we have mentioned in previous posts, the Law Library of Congress is a Supreme Court depository library.  This means that we collect the records and briefs filed in cases before the court.  We also receive copies of the U.S.…
  • Jun 25

    THOMAS to Congress.gov: Gap Analysis and User Testing

    THOMAS to Congress.gov: Gap Analysis and User Testing
    With each release of Congress.gov, THOMAS is one step closer to retiring to Monticello.  Tina has recently joined the Congress.gov team and has been working on a gap analysis between the two systems.  She is identifying items such…
Rank this Week: 131

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
  • Jun 29

    Links We Love Weekly Round-Up — June 29, 2015

    Links We Love Weekly Round-Up — June 29, 2015
    The Key to Leadership: Empathy You can tell a lot about a person by how they run their meetings. Inviting the correct people and creating clear agendas are just the beginning. But are they also demonstrating emotional…
  • Jun 26

    Charlotte School of Law Librarian, Susan Catterall, Named Best Blogger/Writer of the Year by PLL

    Charlotte School of Law Librarian, Susan Catterall, Named Best Blogger/Writer of the Year by PLL
    Congratulations to our very own Susan Catterall on being named Best Blogger/Writer of the Year by PLL for her professional advice column, “The Reference Desk,” published monthly in AALL Spectrum.  PLL is the Private Law…
  • Jun 25

    What is the Point? Or What Do You Mean I Cannot Check that Book out?

    What is the Point? Or What Do You Mean I Cannot Check that Book out?
    Recently, we had one of our student workers scan through previous blog content and choose a few of the ones she found most helpful as a current Charlotte Law student.  We’ll be re-posting this content throughout…
Rank this Week: 4389

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: 8

Seattle University Law Library…

Seattle University Law Library INFO

Covers legal news, legal research and library news.

http://lawlibraryblog.seattleu.edu/
  • Jun 29

    Why do we eat hot dogs and watch fireworks?

    Why do we eat hot dogs and watch fireworks?
    Everyone knows the 4th of July is Independence Day. Most everyone knows that it is Independence Day because that’s when the Declaration of Independence was signed. But how much do you really know about the Declaration itself? The…
  • Jun 26

    Working this summer?

    Working this summer?
    Bloomberg Law, in addition to providing exceptionally useful legal research materials, has a number of guides and tips for excelling in your internship, externship, or clinic placements. If you don’t already have a Bloomberg log in, go…
  • Jun 15

    Congress.gov update

    Congress.gov update
    Several enhancements have been made to Congress.gov including the addition of the popular Federalist Papers. Read about all of the great work on Congress.gov on the law librarians of Congress blog.
Rank this Week: 145

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: 3632

RIPS Law Librarian

RIPS Law Librarian

By the Research Instruction & Patron Services Special Interest Section of the American Association of Law Libraries.

http://ripslawlibrarian.wordpress.com/
  • Jun 27

    Kostenlos Real Steel-2011 HD Filme Online

    Kostenlos Real Steel-2011 HD Filme Online
    Sie sind Sie in der Nachforschung nach Real Steel Filme Online Gucken?. Sie haben den richtigen Ort kommen. Herunterladen Sie so mehrere wie Sie möchten und betrachten Sie sie auf Ihrem Computer. Real Steel in den Theatern am 2011-10-06…
  • Jun 25

    Ansehen The Maze Runner-2014 Online Filme Schauen

    Ansehen The Maze Runner-2014 Online Filme Schauen
    Sie sind Sie auf der Nachforschung nach The Maze Runner Filme Online Gucken?. Sie haben den richtigen Ort kommen. Herunterladen Sie so etliche wie Sie möchten und betrachten Sie sie auf Ihrem Computer. The Maze Runner in den Theatern am…
  • Jun 25

    Ansehen Black Swan-2010 Online Schauen Filme Deutsch

    Ansehen Black Swan-2010 Online Schauen Filme Deutsch
    Sind Sie nach der Suche nach Black Swan Filme Online Gucken?. Sie besitzen den richtigen Ort kommen. Herunterladen Sie so viele wie Sie möchten und betrachten Sie sie auf Ihrem Computer. Black Swan in den Theatern am 2010-12-02 freigegeben.…
Rank this Week: 4453

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
  • Jun 26

    Canada Added to the Library of Congress Indigenous Law Portal

    Canada Added to the Library of Congress Indigenous Law Portal
    This is a wonderful gift from our neighbours to the south. On June 21, in celebration of our National Aboriginal Day, the Law Library of Congress opened the Canadian portion of their Indigenous Law Portal, expanding the…
  • Jun 22

    Recent Acquisitions, June 15 – June 22, 2015

    Recent Acquisitions, June 15 – June 22, 2015
    100 new acquisitions in Osgoode Hall Law School Library, including 20 from 2015: K 230 U56 C755 2015 The critical legal studies movement : another time, a greater task Verso 2015 vii, 216 pages ; 21 cm K 5015.4 C66 … Continue reading…
  • Jun 17

    The Jarvis-Irving Collection

    The Jarvis-Irving Collection
    In several separate purchases over the past year, the Osgoode Library has managed to acquire a collection of law books, the Jarvis-Irving Collection, comprising 32 titles (67 volumes) that belonged to Samuel Peters Jarvis (1792-1857), a…
Rank this Week: 4684

ThomChat

ThomChat

Thomas Jefferson School of Law Library Blog

http://tjsllibrary.wordpress.com
  • Jun 26

    U.S. Supreme Court Upholds Same Sex Marriage

    U.S. Supreme Court Upholds Same Sex Marriage
    The United States Supreme Court has issued its opinion regarding same sex marriage in the case of Obergefell v. Hodges. The Court found that the 14th Amendment’s Due Process and Equal Protection Clauses require a State to issue a…
  • Jun 25

    U.S. Supreme Court Issues Opinion Upholding the Affordable Care Act Tax Credit Provision

    U.S. Supreme Court Issues Opinion Upholding the Affordable Care Act Tax Credit Provision
    The U.S. Supreme Court issued a 6-3 opinion in King v. Burwell today, holding that the Affordable Care Act’s tax credits are available to individuals in states with a Federal Health Exchange. Noting that this issue is one of deep…
  • Jun 18

    Upcoming Supreme Court Decision About the Affordable Care Act: A Matter of Statutory Interpretation

    Upcoming Supreme Court Decision About the Affordable Care Act: A Matter of Statutory Interpretation
    The U.S. Supreme Court is expected to issue a decision in the coming weeks about the Affordable Care Act in the case of King v. Burwell.  The stakes are high, because this decision could invalidate tax benefits for 4.2…
Rank this Week: 4436

BLS Library Blog

BLS Library Blog

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

http://www.blslibrary.com/
  • Jun 26

    July 4th Weekend Hour

    July 4th Weekend Hour
    The Library will be open the following hours during the Independence Day weekend: Friday, July 3rd:  9am – 10pm Saturday, July 4th:  9am – 5pm Sunday, July 5th:  10am – 10pm Enjoy the holiday!
  • Jun 26

    Two Landmark Supreme Court Decisions in Two Day

    Two Landmark Supreme Court Decisions in Two Day
    The United States Supreme Court on Thursday, June 25, 2015 upheld federal health insurance subsidies for moderate and low income Americans as part of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act of 2010. The vote was 6-3, with the majority…
  • Jun 19

    Brooklyn Law at CALIcon 2015

    Brooklyn Law at CALIcon 2015
    On Thursday, June 18 at CALIcon 2015 held at the University of Denver’s Sturm College of Law, one of the opening sessions was called Incorporating Technology, Business Development and Marketing in the Law School Curriculum. The session…
Rank this Week: 1054

Due Process

Due Process

By the Georgetown Law Library.

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

    The United Nations: Another Charter has a Birthday

    The United Nations: Another Charter has a Birthday
    The United Nations Charter is 70 years old today, and the UN Dispatch has recommended a  nice piece by Mark Goldberg on Global Dispatches and his tribute to the UN and its founding in the form of a podcast. In that podcast we hear…
  • Jun 15

    Happy 800th Birthday Magna Carta!

    Happy 800th Birthday Magna Carta!
    800 years ago today King John met the rebel Barons at Runnymede to sign and seal what would become known to posterity as Magna Carta, or the Great Charter. While King John may indeed have signed and sealed it on this day eight centuries ago,…
  • Jun 12

    Summer Reading & Movie

    Summer Reading & Movie
    Now that the pace has slowed down a bit, is there time in your schedule for a novel or a movie? Check out our leisure reading section on the left hand side of the Reading Room Reserve section in the Williams Reading Room. Our movie DVD…
Rank this Week: 1657

Yale Law Library - Rare Books Blog

Yale Law Library - Rare Books Blog

Covers historical and rare law books.

http://library.law.yale.edu/blogs/rare-books
  • Jun 26

    New Law Library Exhibit

    New Law Library Exhibit
    Yale Law Library exhibit: “Evidence of Women” ———————————————— New Yale Law Library exhibit… EVIDENCE OF WOMEN: WOMEN AS…
  • Jun 24

    Get your suitcase ready.

    Get your suitcase ready.
    To help you pack for your summer travels, consider this list written in the front of a copy of Jacob’s Law Grammar, perhaps by Nathan Sanford himself. Some essentials: Table Cloaths 4 Cravats 2 Pair of Draws 2 Vests Pair of Stockings 2…
  • Jun 11

    New Acquisitions: Practica de Testamentos (1755)

    New Acquisitions: Practica de Testamentos (1755)
    One of our latest acquisitions is a book I’ve sought for over twenty years, ever since my days at the University of Texas Law Library. It is Pedro Murillo Velarde’s Practica de testamentos (Mexico City, 1755), a pocket-size form…
Rank this Week: 245

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/
  • Jun 26

    Big Week at the Supreme Court

    Big Week at the Supreme Court
      Quite a few significant Supreme Court opinions were announced this week, including two of the biggest cases from this term: same-sex marriage and Obamacare. Read on for more information on each case from this week and links to the…
  • Apr 27

    Racheal White Hawk ’16 and Glennas’ba Augborne ’16 Honored for Exemplary Student Research

    Racheal White Hawk ’16 and Glennas’ba Augborne ’16 Honored for Exemplary Student Research
    The Ross-Blakley Law Library at the Sandra O’Connor College of Law is pleased to announce the 2015 recipients of The Ross-Blakley Law Library Award for Exemplary Student Research.  Racheal White Hawk is the first place award…
  • Apr 20

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                In addition to its incredible collection of law reviews, congressional documents, and international materials, HeinOnline now offers case law via Fastcase.   You can also save and bookmark…
Rank this Week: 2860

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/
  • Jun 26

    NILL added new content to the Indian Law Bulletins on 6/26

    NILL added new content to the Indian Law Bulletins on 6/26
    United States Federal Trial Courts Bulletin http://www.narf.org/nill/bulletins/dct/2015dct.htmlBorrichio v. Casino (Employment Discrimination, Casinos)In re Curtis Vale Womelsdorf and Lavonne Mae Womelsdorf, Debtors (Bankruptcy)United…
  • Jun 19

    NILL added new content to the Indian Law Bulletins on 6/19

    NILL added new content to the Indian Law Bulletins on 6/19
    United States Federal Trial Courts Bulletin http://www.narf.org/nill/bulletins/dct/2015dct.htmlNational Labor Relations Board Chickasaw Nation D/B/A Winstar World Casino and International Brotherhood of Teamsters Local 886, Affiliated with…
  • Jun 15

    NILL added new content to the the U.S. Supreme Court Indian Law Bulletin on 6/15

    NILL added new content to the the U.S. Supreme Court Indian Law Bulletin on 6/15
    U.S. Supreme Court Bulletin http://www.narf.org/nill/bulletins/sct/2014-2015update.htmlPetition for Certiorari was granted in Dollar General Corporation v. Mississippi Band of Choctaw Indians (Tribal Court Jurisdiction) on June 15, 2015.…
Rank this Week: 1303

Vancouver Law Librarian Blog

Vancouver Law Librarian Blog

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

http://vancouverlawlib.blogspot.com/
  • Jun 26

    A Fun Friday Find: Digital Public Library of America

    A Fun Friday Find: Digital Public Library of America
    Have you heard of the Digital Public Library of America (DPLA)? It's an ambitious project that aims to give free access to online collections in more than a thousand American libraries, archives and museums, and today it came one step closer…
  • Jun 3

    Quickscribe Annotations Update for May 2015

    Quickscribe Annotations Update for May 2015
    Here's a quick look at what's new on Quickscribe 2.0. In the month of May, annotations were added to the:Local Government Act by Bill Buholzer, Young Anderson Employment Standards Act by Daniel Sorensen, Sorensen Smith…
  • Apr 9

    Will CALL Lower Student Membership Fees?

    Will CALL Lower Student Membership Fees?
    The Canadian Association of Law Libraries has had reduced membership fees for students for quite some time, offering the same 30% reduction that the Association gives its retired members. At the upcoming conference in Moncton, there will be a…
Rank this Week: 2037

Old Fox's KM blotter

Old Fox's KM blotter

Covers knowledge management.

http://0ldfox.blogspot.com/
  • Jun 25

    Devil in a Deep Blue Pantsuit

    Devil in a Deep Blue Pantsuit
    Hillary Clinton linkJune 20, 2015Devil in a Deep Blue PantsuitBy Doris O'BrienHillary Clinton’s run for the presidency is driven by a lust for power, a sense of entitlement, and enough conceit to fancy herself the best one for the…
  • Jun 7

    Tribute to Sam Blumenfeld Part 1

    Tribute to Sam Blumenfeld Part 1
    link
  • Jun 2

    Now Searching for Lost Marbles...

    Now Searching for Lost Marbles...
    "George Bush lied about those WMDs."  
Rank this Week: 4429

Jenkins Law Library Blog

Jenkins Law Library Blog

Covers technology and legal research.

https://www.jenkinslaw.org/blog
  • Jun 25

    Jenkins’ Research Tip: Finding Bios of Pennsylvania Legislator

    Jenkins’ Research Tip: Finding Bios of Pennsylvania Legislator
    There are several ways to find official biographical information about members of the Pennsylvania General Assembly.  Below are different sources that contain biographical information.  These sources include photos, when available,…
  • Jun 23

    Bye Bye Westlaw Classic!

    Bye Bye Westlaw Classic!
    On August 31st, Westlaw Classic will be permanently retired in favor of the new(ish), updated and streamlined interface of WestlawNext. Thomson Reuters made it official last September, but the retirement of Westlaw Classic had long been…
  • Jun 17

    Enjoy Jenkins' Leisure Reading Collection This Summer

    Enjoy Jenkins' Leisure Reading Collection This Summer
    As you're taking time to relax this summer, enjoy popular legal fiction from our Leisure Reading Collection! This collection includes works from Robin Cook, Michael Connelly, Jeffery Deaver, Ken Follett, Sue Grafton, John Grisham, Lisa…
Rank this Week: 4392

The Blackacre Times

The Blackacre Times

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

http://theblackacretimes.com/
  • Jun 25

    Updated library hours and access to database

    Updated library hours and access to database
    Because of continuing construction in the library as well as the move of the College of Law servers this weekend, the Law Library will have temporarily shortened hours. The library will be open: Thursday, June 25, 2015 7am-6pm Friday, June…
  • Jun 23

    Summer School Access & Assistance

    Summer School Access & Assistance
    The law library faculty and staff have completed their move over to the new building, but most of the library collection is still in transit, and large portions of the new law library are still under construction. Therefore, for the…
  • Jun 19

    Farewell Urban Life Building

    Farewell Urban Life Building
    Today marks the last day in the Urban Life Building for the College of Law Library. Starting Monday, June 22, 2015, the Law Library will operate out of the top two floors of the new College of Law building. Here are a few images to…
Rank this Week: 4670

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: 4526

John Palfrey's Blog

John Palfrey's Blog

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

http://jpalfrey.andover.edu
  • Jun 25

    Reflection

    Reflection
    Originally posted on American Civil Rights Movement Immersion Program:On reflection, the American Civil Rights Immersion Program maintained a three-pronged mission. To walk in the footsteps of the heroes of the historical Civil Rights…
  • Jun 12

    An unfortunate incident, a teachable moment

    An unfortunate incident, a teachable moment
    Below is a letter I sent to students and parents of Phillips Academy in response to an unfortunate incident involving a group of our recent graduates. On Sunday, we celebrated Commencement in our 237th year under blue skies. We graduated…
  • Apr 2

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

    Head of School Bookshelf: The Teaching, Talent and Testing Edition, Spring 2015
    The long flights to and from East Asia this Spring Break afforded time to catch up on a stack of books I’ve been meaning to read for a while.  For this Spring’s Head of School bookshelf, I’ve selected a series ……
Rank this Week: 231

Cleveland Law Library Weblog

Cleveland Law Library Weblog

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

http://suealtmeyer.typepad.com/cleveland_law_library_web/
  • Jun 25

    Tech Thursday: Staying Safe On Public Wi-Fi

    Tech Thursday: Staying Safe On Public Wi-Fi
    Have you ever taken advantage of one of the thousands of free public Wi-Fi hotspots? They're very convenient, but be careful, security can be an issue. CNET's Lexy Savvides writes: "Stuck without a data connection on the road? Free public...
  • Jun 18

    Tech Thursday: Windows 10 Is Almost Here

    Tech Thursday: Windows 10 Is Almost Here
    Microsoft has finally announced a launch date for Windows 10, July 29, 2015. This is a free update for users running Windows 7, 8 or 8.1. What does this mean for us? Techlicious' Fox Van Allen has compiled a list...
  • Jun 16

    UnitedLex Creates a "Legal Residency" for Lawyers Like a Residency for a Doctor

    UnitedLex Creates a "Legal Residency" for Lawyers Like a Residency for a Doctor
    A company called UnitedLex has reinvented the job market for new lawyers with the creation of a brand new employment concept called a "legal residency." Although UnitedLex is not itself a practicing law firm, in collaboration with law schools…
Rank this Week: 707

The BIALL Blog

The BIALL Blog

From the British and Irish Association of Law Librarians.

http://biall.blogspot.com/
  • Jun 25

    It's nearly time ...

    It's nearly time ...
    .. for the BIALL Salary Survey to close.The survey is available until Tuesday 30th June. If you haven’t been able to fill it out yet, you still have a few days remaining to complete your entry. You can find the survey directly on the…
  • Jun 22

    Formal notification of Officers and Council Members for 2015/16

    Formal notification of Officers and Council Members for 2015/16
    The following changes were all listed in the May Newsletter and also in the AGM Documents:Council Members:Council MemberDavid PercikBPP Professional Education137 Stamford StreetLondonSE1 9NNTel: +44 (0)20 7633 4395Council MemberNicola…
  • Jun 16

    BIALL Supplier of the Year Award 2015 awarded

    BIALL Supplier of the Year Award 2015 awarded
    The BIALL Supplier of the Year Award 2015 has been awarded to Avizandum.Issued: 15th June 2015Elizabeth Thompson and Lissie Attfield received the award from the BIALL President, Marianne Barber at the BIALL Annual Dinner which took place at…
Rank this Week: 4421

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
  • Jun 24

    OPINION: State v. McKeever

    OPINION: State v. McKeever
    The Montana Supreme Court has issued an Opinion in the following matter: CRIMINAL – DANGEROUS DRUGS DA 13-0461, 2015 MT 177, STATE OF MONTANA, Plaintiff and Appellee, v. KYLE RYAN McKEEVER, Defendant and Appellant.
  • Jun 24

    UNPUBLISHED OPINION: State v. Usrey

    UNPUBLISHED OPINION: State v. Usrey
    The Montana Supreme Court has issued an Unpublished Opinion in the following matter: CRIMINAL – OTHER DA 14-0395, 2015 MT 176N, STATE OF MONTANA, Plaintiff and Appellee, v. RICKY JOE USREY, Defendant and Appellant.
  • Jun 24

    UNPUBLISHED OPINION: Wombolt v. State

    UNPUBLISHED OPINION: Wombolt v. State
    The Montana Supreme Court has issued an Unpublished Opinion in the following matter: CIVIL – POSTCONVICTION DA 14-0705, 2015 MT 175N, SCOTT WOMBOLT, Petitioner and Appellant, v. STATE OF MONTANA, Respondent and Appellee.
Rank this Week: 27

TSLL TechScans

TSLL TechScans

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

http://tslltechscans.blogspot.com/
  • Jun 24

    OBS/TS Joint Research Grant Contest has a winner

    OBS/TS Joint Research Grant Contest has a winner
    After a tightly contested race, the people have spoken. The contest to rename the OBS/TS-SIS Joint Research Grantclosed on June 5, and the winner is OBS/TS FROG (Funding Research Opportunities Grant).The winning entry was proposed by…
  • Jun 18

    FDLP Coordinator Certificate Program

    FDLP Coordinator Certificate Program
    The Federal Depository Library Program conducted a successful pilot of their FLDP Coordinator Certificate Program during the spring of 2015. This FLDP Academy virtual program is designed to educate FDLP coordinators on managing depository…
  • Jun 15

    Zepheira announces Libhub Initiative Early Adopter Program for academic librarie

    Zepheira announces Libhub Initiative Early Adopter Program for academic librarie
    Zepheira provides better Web visibility to libraries through Linked Data, and now offers a new program for academic libraries to reveal their resources and collections to the Web. The program builds on the successful Libhub Initiative Early…
Rank this Week: 4395

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/
  • Jun 24

    Royden S. Dane

    Royden S. Dane
    Royden Smith Dane was born on December 24, 1893 in the Minnesota Iron Range town of Biwabik.  He spent his youth working in logging and mining camps.    Here he learned to operate steam shovels and fire locomotives,…
  • Jun 17

    UNCONSTITUTIONAL!

    UNCONSTITUTIONAL!
    The Law Librarian would be amiss in not acknowledging the huge decision handed down by U.S. District Court Judge Donovan Frank in the case of Karsjens et al. vs. Minnesota Department of Human Services et al. today, better known as the…
  • Jun 10

    Legislating Biology?

    Legislating Biology?
    As warm weather settles in, people are predictably taking walks, riding bikes, and enjoying other outdoor public activities. Of course, nature will eventually call on people as they enjoy her summer gifts. So this blog entry is…
Rank this Week: 1946

Law Library Blog

Law Library Blog

From the University of British Columbia Law Library.

http://law.library.ubc.ca/category/blog/
  • Jun 23

    New Books at the Law Library – June 23, 2015

    New Books at the Law Library – June 23, 2015
    LAW LIBRARY level 3: KF1609 .B46 2014 Omri Ben-Shahar & Carl E. Schneider, More than You Wanted to Know: The Failure of Mandated Disclosure (Princeton: Princeton University Press, 2014).
  • Jun 8

    New Books at the Law Library – June 8, 2015

    New Books at the Law Library – June 8, 2015
    LAW LIBRARY level 3: KE1485 .C353 2015 Anthony J. Duggan, Stephanie Ben-Ishai, Janis Sarra, Thomas G.W. Telfer & Roderick J. Wood, Canadian Bankruptcy and Insolvency Law : Cases, Text and Materials, 3d ed. (Toronto: Emond Montgomery…
  • Jun 1

    New Books at the Law Library – June 1, 2015

    New Books at the Law Library – June 1, 2015
    LAW LIBRARY level 3: KE452.C6 G73 2015 Eloïse Gratton & Elisa Henry, Practical Guide to E-Commerce and Internet Law (Markham: LexisNexis, 2015). LAW LIBRARY level 3: KE1024.R42 M36 2015 Terence D. Hall, A Guide to Canadian Money…
Rank this Week: 4445

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
  • Jun 23

    What if Readers Turned Pages for the Sake of Turning Pages?: Amazon, Taylor Swift, and Big Brother

    What if Readers Turned Pages for the Sake of Turning Pages?: Amazon, Taylor Swift, and Big Brother
    Do writers need their own “Taylor Swift” to protect their right to be paid for their labor? (See NPR’s story about Swift, Apple, and right to be paid.) The latest Amazon plan to pay authors based on pages turned (and…
  • Jun 18

    Oregon Legal Assistance Resource Guide

    Oregon Legal Assistance Resource Guide
    We try to update this Oregon Legal Assistance Resource Guide at least twice a year (you can also find the guide from the WCLL Legal Research Resources website), but additions, corrections, and suggestions are always welcome. You can…
  • Jun 11

    How to Serve (Deliver) Legal Papers in Oregon

    How to Serve (Deliver) Legal Papers in Oregon
    There is a new Multnomah County Circuit Court, Family Court FAQ guide on “How to Serve (Deliver) Legal Papers in Oregon.” (We thank Judge McKnight and her family law team* for this guide! They say “[i]t was developed for…
Rank this Week: 269

Oregon Legal Research

Oregon Legal Research

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

http://blog.oregonlegalresearch.com/
  • Jun 23

    What if Readers Turned Pages for the Sake of Turning Pages?: Amazon, Taylor Swift, and Big Brother

    What if Readers Turned Pages for the Sake of Turning Pages?: Amazon, Taylor Swift, and Big Brother
    Do writers need their own “Taylor Swift” to protect their right to be paid for their labor? (See NPR’s story about Swift, Apple, and right to be paid.) The latest Amazon plan to pay authors based on pages turned (and…
  • Jun 18

    Oregon Legal Assistance Resource Guide

    Oregon Legal Assistance Resource Guide
    We try to update this Oregon Legal Assistance Resource Guide at least twice a year (you can also find the guide from the WCLL Legal Research Resources website), but additions, corrections, and suggestions are always welcome. You can…
  • Jun 11

    How to Serve (Deliver) Legal Papers in Oregon

    How to Serve (Deliver) Legal Papers in Oregon
    There is a new Multnomah County Circuit Court, Family Court FAQ guide on “How to Serve (Deliver) Legal Papers in Oregon.” (We thank Judge McKnight and her family law team* for this guide! They say “[i]t was developed for…
Rank this Week: 2313

AALL's Washington Blawg

AALL's Washington Blawg

From the American Association of Law Libraries.

http://aallwash.wordpress.com
  • Jun 23

    Copyright Office’s New Orphan Works Report Contains Flawed Legislative Proposal

    Copyright Office’s New Orphan Works Report Contains Flawed Legislative Proposal
    By Emily Feltren On June 4, the Copyright Office released its new Orphan Works and Mass Digitization report, updating its 2006 and 2011 reports on the same topic. The new report analyzes past orphan works legislation, recent legal…
  • Jun 11

    Amid Appropriations Challenge, Net Neutrality Rules To Go Into Effect Friday

    Amid Appropriations Challenge, Net Neutrality Rules To Go Into Effect Friday
    Update 4:30pm: The U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit has denied the stay of FCC Title II reclassification. By Elizabeth Holland The Federal Communications Commission’s (FCC) new Open Internet Order will go into…
  • Jun 2

    Congress Passes Historic Surveillance Reform

    Congress Passes Historic Surveillance Reform
    By Elizabeth Holland AALL applauds the Senate passage of the USA FREEDOM Act (H.R. 2048) today, without amendment, by a vote of 67-32. The USA FREEDOM Act will end the bulk collection of Americans’ communications records under Section…
Rank this Week: 4461