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CM Law Library Blog

CM Law Library Blog

Seeks to inform the Cleveland-Marshall College of Law community about key legal education, research, practice, and law library news, with a particular focus on Cuyahoga County and Ohio as well as faculty research interests.

http://cmlawlibraryblog.classcaster.net/
  • Oct 29

    FAA Criminalizes the Use of Drone

    FAA Criminalizes the Use of Drone
    For the first time, the FAA (Federal Aviation Administration), has taken a stand on unmanned aircraft. In a notice posted on the FAA website on Monday, October 27, 2014, the FAA prohibits the use of drones and model planes near or over large…
  • Oct 29

    Recent Statistics on Internet Harassment

    Recent Statistics on Internet Harassment
    A recent report from the Pew Research Internet Project indicates that 73% of adult internet users have seen someone be harassed online and 40% have experienced online harassment themselves. Six types of online harassment were examined: being…
  • Oct 28

    $$$ Scholarships Available to Students Interested in Getting a LLM in Environmental Law $$$

    $$$ Scholarships Available to Students Interested in Getting a LLM in Environmental Law $$$
    There are scholarships available for several places in Pace’s LL.M. in Environmental Law program for entry in the fall 2015 semester. For scholarship consideration, applications should be received by December 22, 2014. The graduate…
Rank this Week: 1234

beSpacific

beSpacific

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

http://www.bespacific.com/
  • Oct 29

    New GAO Reports – Chemical Assessments, USDA Contracting

    New GAO Reports – Chemical Assessments, USDA Contracting
    CHEMICAL ASSESSMENTS: Agencies Coordinate Activities, but Additional Action Could Enhance Efforts, GAO-14-763: Published: Sep 29, 2014. Publicly Released: Oct 29, 2014: “The chemical toxicity assessment activities at…
  • Oct 29

    Federal Reserve issues FOMC statement – October 2014

    Federal Reserve issues FOMC statement – October 2014
    “Information received since the Federal Open Market Committee met in September suggests that economic activity is expanding at a moderate pace. Labor market conditions improved somewhat further, with solid job gains and a lower…
  • Oct 29

    Governors’ Salaries 2014

    Governors’ Salaries 2014
    “The Council of State Governments has been collecting data on governors’ salaries for The Book of the States since 1937. The average governor’s salary has grown more slowly in recent years than in the past, with a number of…
Rank this Week: 29

Out of the Jungle

Out of the Jungle

Thoughts on the present and future of legal information, legal research, and legal education. From Jim Milles, BJ Kaufman, Betsy McKenzie, Linda Ryan, Marie S. Newman, Greg Laughlin, Ann Puckett, Gail Daly and Jacqueline Cantwell.

http://outofthejungle.blogspot.com/
  • Oct 29

    Isaac Asimov on Creativity

    Isaac Asimov on Creativity
    A new essay published many years after being written by Isaac Asimov, in this month's MIT Technology Review. Asimov had been invited to participate as part of a government funded effort to imagine the most creative approaches possible for a…
  • Oct 28

    FDA pressuring ICANN over Internet Drug Website

    FDA pressuring ICANN over Internet Drug Website
    Oh, my! I don't know what to say. Wall Street Journal reports in depth about the U. S. Food and Drug Administration snarling and grumping (and more foreign regulatory snapping, too), about ICANN (Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and…
  • Oct 16

    EQUALITY - aka RESPECT

    EQUALITY - aka RESPECT
    Massachusetts is struggling with a problem that keeps popping up in the news. And people keep being stunned and amazed.Women in this state make 70 cents for every dollar that men make.And that is in this bastion of education, liberalism, and…
Rank this Week: 1871

CWSL Library News

CWSL Library News

From the California Western School of Law.

http://blogs.cwsl.edu/blog/library/
  • Oct 29

    Maintenance is aware of the A/C problems…

    Maintenance is aware of the A/C problems on the 3rd & 4th floors. If you feel uncomfortable with the temperature, the 1st & 2nd floors here and the 350 building are all at comfortable temperatures.
  • Oct 28

    Using American Law Report

    Using American Law Report
    Find the article here The Problem: A major client’s son, who attends a public middle school, is being teased in a sexual manner by one of his male classmates. The school says that because the teasing is by a fellow male student, it…
  • Oct 21

    In the spirit of Halloween, the 2nd Floor…

    In the spirit of Halloween, the 2nd Floor Display case features books on witch trials (European & U.S.), witchcraft and Satanism from our collection.
Rank this Week: 2608

Hunter's Query

Hunter's Query

Features research tips and law library news. From the Howard W. Hunter Law Library at the J. Reuben Clark Law School.

http://huntersquery.byulaw.info/wordpress/
Rank this Week: 183

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/
  • Oct 29

    TECH TIP! Saving File as PDF on MAC Computers!

    TECH TIP! Saving File as PDF on MAC Computers!
    By Joseph K. Plumbar
  • Oct 28

    Collection Spotlight -- Halloween Edition

    Collection Spotlight -- Halloween Edition
    by Barbara Szalkowski, Senior Catalog LibrarianNow Appearing in the Library!Chapters to note:Scary cases : Halloween pranks gone badHal-law-een would be really scary!
  • Oct 23

    Throwback Thursday: Disco edition

    Throwback Thursday: Disco edition
    By Heather Kushnerick, Special Collections Librarian & College ArchivistThe STCL administrative staff in 1976. I'm not gonna lie - I was really trying to come up with something witty to say about this photo. However, all that comes…
Rank this Week: 273

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
  • Oct 29

    International Conference on Sustainable Development—Richards Bay, South Africa

    International Conference on Sustainable Development—Richards Bay, South Africa
    The International Conference on Sustainable Development 2014 South Africa will take place Dec. 2–3, 2014, in Richards Bay, South Africa. It is jointly presented by the International Centre for Interdisciplinary Research in Law (ICIRL)…
  • Oct 28

    American Political Science Ass’n Annual Meeting—Diversities Reconsidered—San Francisco

    American Political Science Ass’n Annual Meeting—Diversities Reconsidered—San Francisco
    The American Political Science Association (APSA) holds its annual meeting Sept. 3-6, 2015, in San Francisco. The theme is Diversities Reconsidered: Politics, and Political Science, in the 21st Century. Proposal submissions are due Dec. 15,…
  • Oct 28

    Faculty Research Fellowship—Iowa City, IA

    Faculty Research Fellowship—Iowa City, IA
    The University of Iowa Law Library invites applications for its newly created Bonfield Fellowship for a visiting researcher. Nominations are due by Feb. 1, 2015. The University of Iowa Law Library is among the three largest law school…
Rank this Week: 110

Due Process

Due Process

By the Georgetown Law Library.

https://blogs.commons.georgetown.edu/dueprocess/
  • Oct 29

    Bone, Thugs, & Harmony?

    Bone, Thugs, & Harmony?
    Ever look at the Supreme Court and think – What a pack of mongrels? Well, now you really can think of them as a bunch of mutts thanks to John Oliver and the folks at Last Week Tonight. He’s given all of us Supreme Court groupies a…
  • Oct 28

    Summer Associate Survey available on ALM Legal Intelligence

    Summer Associate Survey available on ALM Legal Intelligence
    Are you curious what summer associates are saying about their summer positions? Which law firms provide the most interesting work? Which firms are most inclined to extend offers to summer associates? Check out the Summer Associate Survey now…
  • Oct 6

    Supreme Court denies cert in the same-sex marriage case

    Supreme Court denies cert in the same-sex marriage case
    On the order list for the first day of the term, the Supreme Court denied cert in all seven of the petitions arising from challenges to state bans on same-sex marriage. This includes the 4th Circuit decision concerning the Virginia…
Rank this Week: 2337

Pappas Law Library Blog

Pappas Law Library Blog

From the Boston University School of Law.

http://bulawinteractive.org/libraryblog/
  • Oct 29

    Organization of the Securities Law

    Organization of the Securities Law
    Here’s a mini presentation on the organization of the federal securities laws. Securities Research Presentation (Donweber)
  • Oct 27

    Writing a Paper? Want to Impress your Professor? Make an Appointment with a Research Librarian.

    Writing a Paper? Want to Impress your Professor? Make an Appointment with a Research Librarian.
    Are you Googling and finding articles at sites that ask you to pay?  Chances are the library has a subscription to that journal.  Do you know the best books on your topic?  We can help you write a better paper by…
  • Oct 23

    Massachusetts News Resource

    Massachusetts News Resource
    Want to stay current with Massachusetts news?  Consider checking out:   Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly This newspaper covers court decisions, verdicts, settlements, legal news, bar discipline, and court rules.  It is…
Rank this Week: 2757

Library Boy

Library Boy

Features legal research news. By Michel-Adrien Sheppard.

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

    Presentations from University of Ottawa Government Information Day Available Online

    Presentations from University of Ottawa Government Information Day Available Online
    The University of Ottawa Library, with sponsorship from the Carleton University Library, organized a Government Information Day on October 16th, 2014 at the University of Ottawa's downtown campus. The presentations from the sessions are now…
  • Oct 28

    Nominations Open for Northern Exposure to Leadership Institute 2015

    Nominations Open for Northern Exposure to Leadership Institute 2015
    Nominations are now open for the 13th Northern Exposure to Leadership Institute (NELI) that will be held in Emerald Lake, British Columbia, from March 29 to April 4, 2015.Successful nominees will be invited to participate in the annual…
  • Oct 27

    Justice Canada Research Report on Enhancing Safety in Domestic Violence Case

    Justice Canada Research Report on Enhancing Safety in Domestic Violence Case
    In the most recent Weekly Checklist of federal government publications,  a research report on domestic violence cases is listed.Entitled Enhancing Safety: When Domestic Violence Cases are in Multiple Legal Systems, it was…
Rank this Week: 2650

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/
  • Oct 29

    Legal Theory Lexicon

    Legal Theory Lexicon
    Jeremy Bentham (1748-1832). See Legal Theory Lexicon 008: UtilitarianismWhen you study law, you come across legal theory terms  (often drawn from economics, philosophy, or political science). If you aren't fluent in this language, it can…
  • Oct 29

    Writing Tips from Bryan Garner

    Writing Tips from Bryan Garner
    Care about your writing? You should!One easy step you can take is to read Bryan Garner's regular usage tips. Either sign up for email (see the lower right corner of his Law Prose homepage) or follow Garner's blog.The email service is…
  • Oct 22

    Supreme Court Videos—with Dogs!

    Supreme Court Videos—with Dogs!
    On the HBO program Last Week Tonight, John Oliver observed that without video Supreme Court oral arguments are pretty dry, even with courtroom sketches as backdrops. So he proposed that the audio be livened up with video. What video? Dogs!…
Rank this Week: 4372

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/
  • Oct 29

    Supreme Court more accessible

    Supreme Court more accessible
    The ABA Journal online has an interesting article about how the internet, social media and technology have made the Supreme Court more accessible because of blogs, websites, Twitter postings etc. People interested in the Supreme Court blog…
  • Oct 23

    Asimov on creativity

    Asimov on creativity
    The MIT Technology Review has published an essay titled "On Creativity" that was written by famous scientist and author Isaac Asimov, who died in 1992.  The essay was written in 1959, when Asimov was considering joining an MIT project…
  • Oct 23

    Homeland Security Digital Library on Pandemic

    Homeland Security Digital Library on Pandemic
    The Homeland Security Digital Library's fall 2014 newsletter provides timely information and links to documents about communicable diseases and pandemics. Potentially deadly communicable diseases require additional vigilance and knowledge…
Rank this Week: 867

Cincinnati Law Library Blog

Cincinnati Law Library Blog

Covers laws and cases, with a focus on Cincinnati and Ohio. By the Cincinnati Law Library Association.

http://cincinnatilaw.blogspot.com/
  • Oct 29

    FTC files suit against AT&T for data throttling

    FTC files suit against AT&T for data throttling
    The Washington Post reports that the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) filed suit against AT&T on Tuesday for throttling the data access of consumers with unlimited plans. The FTC has summarized aspects of their complaint in a press release…
  • Oct 29

    Judge Leslie Isaiah Gaines, remembered

    Judge Leslie Isaiah Gaines, remembered
    Iconic attorney and former Hamilton County Municipal Court Judge Leslie Isaiah Gaines died Monday at the age of 69 after suffering from multiple health issues for many years. Mr. Gaines served as judge to the Hamilton County Municipal Court…
  • Oct 28

    Get informed before Election Day! Several judicial races impact Hamilton County

    Get informed before Election Day! Several judicial races impact Hamilton County
    With Election Day 2014 rapidly approaching next Tuesday, November 4, prospective voters in Ohio and Hamilton County may want to take a look at the candidates and issues up for a vote sooner rather than later. In addition to other statewide…
Rank this Week: 2670

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
  • Oct 29

    An Interview with Xiao Yu, Foreign Law Intern

    An Interview with Xiao Yu, Foreign Law Intern
    This week’s interview is with Xiao Yu, who is currently working as a foreign law intern at the Law Library of Congress. Describe your background. I was born in the Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region in South Central China, which has the…
  • Oct 27

    Ukraine: Two Understandings of Lustration

    Ukraine: Two Understandings of Lustration
    The following is a guest post by Peter Roudik, director of legal research at the Law Library of Congress.  He has written a number of posts for In Custodia Legis, including on “Crimean History, Status, and Referendum,”…
  • Oct 24

    Baseball and the Law – Pic of the Week

    Baseball and the Law – Pic of the Week
    I have to admit that, at the end of September, it was difficult for me to think about anything besides baseball.  The Nationals were first in their Division (no comments from Giants fans, please) and, at the last game of the season, I…
Rank this Week: 4509

Slaw

Slaw

A Canadian cooperative weblog on all things legal.

http://www.slaw.ca
  • Oct 29

    CASL Software Provisions & CRTC Interpretation

    CASL Software Provisions & CRTC Interpretation
    In addition to the anti spam provisions of CASL, it contains provisions against malware starting in January 2015. It imposes disclosure and consent requirements for software providers in certain situations. Unfortunately, those provisions are…
  • Oct 29

    New CEO of the Law Society of Manitoba

    New CEO of the Law Society of Manitoba
    The Law Society of Manitoba late last week announced to its members the appointment of a new Chief Executive Officer. C. Kristin Dangerfield will replace Allan Fineblit, Q.C. as CEO when he retires at the end of this month. Ms Dangerfield,…
  • Oct 29

    Wednesday: What’s Hot on CanLII

    Wednesday: What’s Hot on CanLII
    Each Wednesday we tell you which three English-language cases and which French-language case have been the most viewed* on CanLII and we give you a small sense of what the cases are about. For this last week: 1. Myers v. Peel County Board of…
Rank this Week: 175

New Jersey Law Librarians…

New Jersey Law Librarians Association (NJLLA)

Features New Jersey law library news.

http://njlla.org/blog/
  • Oct 29

    Practice Tip: Federal Docket Searching

    Practice Tip: Federal Docket Searching
    A regular feature of life for law librarians is docket searching. We all know the woes of using New Jersey’s state court public case access. While we have left behind the buzzing and beeping of our modems from the old dial-up ACMS…
  • Oct 1

    October 2014 Brown Bag Luncheon

    October 2014 Brown Bag Luncheon
    [ October 14, 2014; 12:00 pm to 2:00 pm. October 22, 2014; 12:00 pm to 2:00 pm. ] OCTOBER 2014 BROWN BAG LUNCHEONS Insight from the Trenches – Suggestions and Solutions Since we face similar issues and challenges in our work, we can…
  • Sep 10

    September Meeting: Visit Gann Law Book

    September Meeting: Visit Gann Law Book
    [ September 29, 2014; 12:00 pm to 2:00 pm. ] Please join us as we visit the offices of Gann Law Books. Gann is the publisher of the annotated version of the New Jersey Court Rules and other legal treatises focusing on New Jersey and…
Rank this Week: 2689

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
  • Oct 29

    New Research Guide: Motion to Strike

    New Research Guide: Motion to Strike
    Category: FYI;Legal Research;Self-Help Body: A new research guide, Motion to Strike, has been added to our Research Guides page.   Table of ContentsSection 1: Legal Sufficiency of ComplaintSection 2: Legal Sufficiency of Prayer for…
  • Oct 29

    Criminal Law Supreme Court Opinion - 10/29/2014

    Criminal Law Supreme Court Opinion - 10/29/2014
    Category: Recent Decisions;Criminal Opinions Body: SC18995 - State v. Jordan (Attempt to commit robbery third degree; conspiracy to commit robbery third degree; tampering with physical evidence; committing offense while on release; persistent…
  • Oct 28

    Law about Election Law page

    Law about Election Law page
    Category: FYI;Legal Research;Self-Help Body: A new Connecticut Law about Election Law has been added to our Law by Subject pages. Among other resources, the page links to information from the CT Secretary of State and the State Elections…
Rank this Week: 4264

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/
  • Oct 29

    New CRS Report: The Appointment Process for U.S. Circuit and District Court Nominations: An Overview

    New CRS Report: The Appointment Process for U.S. Circuit and District Court Nominations: An Overview
    "In recent decades, the process for appointing judges to the U.S. circuit courts of appeals and the U.S. district courts has been of continuing Senate interest. The responsibility for making these appointments is shared by the President and…
  • Oct 27

    The Making of Modern Law: U.S. Supreme Court Records and Briefs, 1832-1978

    The Making of Modern Law: U.S. Supreme Court Records and Briefs, 1832-1978
    Not everything is on Bloomberg, Lexis Advance or Westlaw Next, especially if you are looking for older documents.  The Making of Modern Law:  U.S. Supreme Court Records and Briefs, 1832-1978 is an excellent source for Writs of…
  • Oct 26

    HeinOnline Training Video

    HeinOnline Training Video
    HeinOnline is recently in the process of updating its training materials including videos.  A new video has been added on how to print PDFs using HeinOnline.  New videos will be added every month on a range of topics including using…
Rank this Week: 860

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
  • Oct 29

    Top Five Tips for Appropriate Email Etiquette from CSL’s Center for Professional Development

    Top Five Tips for Appropriate Email Etiquette from CSL’s Center for Professional Development
    By Aithyni K. Rucker, Esq. In this digital age, communication has become more informal and we communicate in 140 characters or less.  However, even electronic communication must remain professional, timely, and audience appropriate.…
  • Oct 29

    ALR Student’s Corner: Douglas’ Form

    ALR Student’s Corner: Douglas’ Form
    Douglas’ Forms is an indispensable, five volume set of hundreds of forms covering the following areas of North Carolina civil practice: Business Transactions; Civil Litigation; Wills, Trusts, and Estate Administration; and Domestic…
  • Oct 28

    U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit

    U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit
    On Friday, October 31st, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit will hold an argument session at Charlotte School of Law. Three arguments will be heard by the court, with each case taking about 40 minutes. After the ……
Rank this Week: 4282

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/
  • Oct 29

    Recent Statutory Instruments – legislation.gov.uk

    Recent Statutory Instruments – legislation.gov.uk
    The Care and Support (Continuity of Care) Regulations 2014 The Local Audit (Auditor Panel Independence) Regulations 2014 Bishops and Priests (Consecration and Ordination of Women) Measure 2014 The Enterprise Act 2002 (Part 9 Restrictions on…
  • Oct 29

    BAILII: Recent Decision

    BAILII: Recent Decision
    Court of Appeal (Civil Division) Halawi v WDFG UK Ltd (t/a World Duty Free) [2014] EWCA Civ 1387 (28 October 2014) Chalfont St Peter Parish Council v Chiltern District Council [2014] EWCA Civ 1393 (28 October 2014) Recall Support Services Ltd…
  • Oct 29

    Voyeur teacher Gareth Williams has jail term cut – BBC New

    Voyeur teacher Gareth Williams has jail term cut – BBC New
    ‘A Cardiff deputy head teacher who secretly filmed pupils going to the toilet has had his “manifestly excessive” five-year jail term cut to four by the Court of Appeal.’ Full story BBC News, 28th October 2014 Source:…
Rank this Week: 5

Seattle University Law Library…

Seattle University Law Library INFO

Covers legal news, legal research and library news.

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

    Banned Books 2014

    Banned Books 2014
    Celebrate the Freedom to Read during Banned Books Week 2014. For over 30 years libraries, publishers, booksellers, journalists, teachers and readers have been coming together during Banned Book Week to explore the issues and controversies…
  • Oct 28

    New Books in the Library

    New Books in the Library
    The New Books collection is located directly in front of the reference desk. Ann M. Israel, Advice for the Lawlorn: Career Do’s and Don’ts From One of the Most Successful Legal Recruiters in the Country (ABA 2014) LAW-New…
  • Oct 27

    #DomesticViolence: Does Media Coverage Help or Hurt?

    #DomesticViolence: Does Media Coverage Help or Hurt?
    Social Justice Monday – Monday October 20, 2014 Submitted by Justin Abbasi, Law Library Intern In recent weeks, awareness of domestic violence and sexual assault has increased as high profile cases receive extensive coverage in the news…
Rank this Week: 4275

Class Action Countermeasures

Class Action Countermeasures

Covers class action defense. By McGuireWoods LLP.

http://www.classactioncountermeasures.com
  • Oct 29

    The Guardianship Model of the Class Action

    The Guardianship Model of the Class Action
    Northwestern Law professor Martin Redish should be very familiar to readers of this blog. I’ve covered his work before, from his constitutional challenges to the class action through his critique of the cy pres remedy to…
  • Oct 22

    A Theory of Novel Injury Theorie

    A Theory of Novel Injury Theorie
    Back in 2010, noted legal scholar Marc Galanter wrote an article on “The Dialectic of Injury and Remedy.” It contains only one explicit mention of class actions, but, in general, touches on some points that recur frequently…
  • Oct 15

    The State of the Merger Class Action

    The State of the Merger Class Action
    Merger-challenge class actions have become very popular in the last decade. (For a great source of data, check Cornerstone Research’s surveys on the subject.) They operate similar to traditional securities class actions, but have…
Rank this Week: 3807

Legal Informatics Blog

Legal Informatics Blog

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

http://legalinformatics.wordpress.com
Rank this Week: 58

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: 2858

Nevada Supreme Court Library

Nevada Supreme Court Library

Covers legal research tips. By Paula Doty and Christine Timko.

http://nvsctlawlib.blogspot.com/
  • Oct 28

    Save the Date: Westlaw Classic Will Be Retired on August 21, 2015

    Save the Date: Westlaw Classic Will Be Retired on August 21, 2015
    West has announced Westlaw Classic's retirement date: August 21, 2015. Read more on the Legal Solutions blog and download the free user guide "Comparing Westlaw Classic to WestlawNext," to help you make the transition. Additionally,…
  • Oct 21

    From the Thomson Reuters Westlaw Library…

    From the Thomson Reuters Westlaw Library Relations Newsletter, October 2014:New Title Added to USCA:  Title 52 Voting and ElectionsA new subject matter title, Title 52 Voting and Elections, has been created within United States Code by…
  • Oct 20

    Westlaw Tip of the Week: Searching Secondary Sources More Efficiently

    Westlaw Tip of the Week: Searching Secondary Sources More Efficiently
    This is an old(ish) Tip of the Week, but still helpful information.  One tip I give our patrons is WestlawNext can be a good way to identify relevant chapters of treatises, since it searches across the entire West platform, not just the…
Rank this Week: 4269

BLS Library Blog

BLS Library Blog

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

http://www.blslibrary.com/
  • Oct 28

    Help Us See the Light!

    Help Us See the Light!
    The correct light bulb that is. The Library is considering new light bulbs for the library tables lamps on the 2nd and 3rd floors of the library. Please look at the lights in the four lamps on the first table as you enter the Law Review Room…
  • Oct 28

    Reminder: First Year Research Quiz Review Today & Bluebook Review Thursday

    Reminder: First Year Research Quiz Review Today & Bluebook Review Thursday
    If you are worried about your upcoming Legal Research and Bluebook Quiz, have no fear. Reference librarians are here to help. Bring any and all of your research questions and concerns to today’s or next Tuesday’s session.…
  • Oct 24

    New Books List October 21, 2014

    New Books List October 21, 2014
    Brooklyn Law School Library latest New Books List has 70 items on a wide range of subjects. Of particular interest to legal scholars of administrative law is Tocqueville’s Nightmare: The Administrative State Emerges in America,…
Rank this Week: 73

Et Seq. - The Harvard Law School…

Et Seq. - The Harvard Law School Library Blog

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

http://etseq.law.harvard.edu/
Rank this Week: 1149

Oregon Legal Research

Oregon Legal Research

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

http://blog.oregonlegalresearch.com/
  • Oct 28

    OJIN and OECI Access in Oregon County Law Librarie

    OJIN and OECI Access in Oregon County Law Librarie
    The following Oregon County Law Libraries have in-library public, or staff-assisted, access to OJIN, OECI, or ACMS (court dockets). (But these locations do not necessarily have access to the full-text of filed documents. You may need visit…
  • Oct 28

    Happy 9th Birthday Oregon Legal Research Blog

    Happy 9th Birthday Oregon Legal Research Blog
    My first (and truly sad) Oregon Legal Research blog post was written 9 years ago – and this is post number 3,122. I’ve come a long way since then, with lots of help from co-workers, managers, and most of all, … Continue…
  • Oct 28

    Not Dead Yet: Santa Claus, Yogi Berra, and Source Verification (Churchill not Reagan)

    Not Dead Yet: Santa Claus, Yogi Berra, and Source Verification (Churchill not Reagan)
    No, Virginia, you can’t believe anything you read “on the Internet,” except of course that there is a Santa Claus. Yogi Berra is still alive. And, from the Net for Lawyers blog: “The ‘Death’ of Judd…
Rank this Week: 1880

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
  • Oct 28

    OJIN and OECI Access in Oregon County Law Librarie

    OJIN and OECI Access in Oregon County Law Librarie
    The following Oregon County Law Libraries have in-library public, or staff-assisted, access to OJIN, OECI, or ACMS (court dockets). (But these locations do not necessarily have access to the full-text of filed documents. You may need visit…
  • Oct 28

    Happy 9th Birthday Oregon Legal Research Blog

    Happy 9th Birthday Oregon Legal Research Blog
    My first (and truly sad) Oregon Legal Research blog post was written 9 years ago – and this is post number 3,122. I’ve come a long way since then, with lots of help from co-workers, managers, and most of all, … Continue…
  • Oct 28

    Not Dead Yet: Santa Claus, Yogi Berra, and Source Verification (Churchill not Reagan)

    Not Dead Yet: Santa Claus, Yogi Berra, and Source Verification (Churchill not Reagan)
    No, Virginia, you can’t believe anything you read “on the Internet,” except of course that there is a Santa Claus. Yogi Berra is still alive. And, from the Net for Lawyers blog: “The ‘Death’ of Judd…
Rank this Week: 475

Library Stuff

Library Stuff

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

http://www.librarystuff.net
  • Oct 28

    What Book Should You Read Next? Putting Librarians And Algorithms To The Test

    What Book Should You Read Next? Putting Librarians And Algorithms To The Test
    “When I received the Brooklyn Public Library’s recent email newsletter promoting a new service called BookMatch, I was both delighted and dismayed. On the one hand, it was a great idea. All I had to do was fill out a short web…
  • Oct 28

    New York Public Library grows near flagship Fifth Ave. location

    New York Public Library grows near flagship Fifth Ave. location
    “The New York Public Library is expanding close to its main branch, purchasing a handful of commercial condos across the street from its Fifth Avenue research library, property records show. The library system paid $34.5 million for the…
  • Oct 28

    Los Angeles libraries to offer free flu shot

    Los Angeles libraries to offer free flu shot
    “Los Angeles County health officials are concerned that the public will forget about a more common potential killer — influenza. So to expand the availability of free flu vaccines, the public health department is for the first…
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The Gavel

The Gavel

Features legal and library news. By the Oklahoma City University Law Library.

http://law.okcu.edu/?cat=19
  • Oct 28

    Wacky Halloween Law

    Wacky Halloween Law
    October 31st, typically associated with trick-or-treating, candy and costumes, is not considered fun for all in different locations across the United States. What may be a fun tradition for many has resulted in some abnormal laws. Take a…
  • Oct 24

    Information Overload & Emotional Wellness – Part 2

    Information Overload & Emotional Wellness – Part 2
    October is Emotional Wellness month. The first step to increasing emotional wellness is to assess your current state. Next, try some of these ideas from http://www.examiner.com/article/october-is-emotional-wellness-month:Be conscious of not…
  • Oct 23

    Get to Work :: Symplicity Job of the Day

    Get to Work :: Symplicity Job of the Day
    Title and Curative Landman Symplicity Job ID 7979 Application Deadline: October 31, 2014… Read more
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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
  • Oct 28

    New Congressional Research Service (CRS) Report on CyberCrime

    New Congressional Research Service (CRS) Report on CyberCrime
    The Congressional Research Service (CRS) earlier this month posted a new report: Cybercrime: An Overview of the Federal Computer Fraud and Abuse Statute and Related Federal Criminal Laws by Charles Doyle (97-1025) From the report’s…
  • Oct 3

    World Wildlife Fund’s (WWF’s) “Living Planet Report 2014″

    World Wildlife Fund’s (WWF’s) “Living Planet Report 2014″
    The World Wildlife Fund (WWF) has recently released its Living Planet Report 2014 — for the full report, please see here. Unfortunately, biodiversity on earth seems to be in worse shape than ever and is declining in both…
  • Oct 3

    Per U.S. Library of Congress, Congress.gov Is No Longer in Beta Phase

    Per U.S. Library of Congress, Congress.gov Is No Longer in Beta Phase
    Per the U.S. Library of Congress, Congress.gov — the successor to THOMAS — is no longer in its beta phase — please see the following news release: Congress.gov Officially Out of Beta From the news release, here are some new…
Rank this Week: 908

Dane Co Legal Resource Center…

Dane Co Legal Resource Center Blawg

Features local legal news and information for Dane County (Wis.) judges, attorneys, and members of the public interested in legal research.

http://dclrcblawg.blogspot.com/
  • Oct 28

    Follow DCLRC to wilawlibrary.gov!

    Follow DCLRC to wilawlibrary.gov!
    This blog is no longer updated. Get information about the Dane County Legal Resource Center (DCLRC) at http://wilawlibrary.gov.Check out the Wisconsin State Law Library's blog and WSLL @ Your Service newsletter for news and updates on DCLRC.
  • Aug 14

    SCR 20 conference

    SCR 20 conference
    Supreme Court Order 04-07, dated 8/7/06, announces the open administrative conference where the Court will discuss the final issues relating to the proposed draft to amend Supreme Court Rules Chapter 20, the Rules of Professional Conduct for…
  • Aug 3

    LegalTrac Users: Look for a New Interface

    LegalTrac Users: Look for a New Interface
    Users of the LegalTrac database will notice a new homepage and changes in how search results are displayed and organized. Watch for more info about these changes in an upcoming newsletter of the State Law Library.Thanks to WSLL staff for…
Rank this Week: 2571

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
  • Oct 28

    Fundamentals of Treaty Research

    Fundamentals of Treaty Research
    Fundamentals of Treaty Research 3:10 pm, SLB 109, Wednesday, October 29, 2014
  • Oct 28

    Researching with Bloomberg Law

    Researching with Bloomberg Law
    Researching with Bloomberg Law 3:10 pm, SLB, 110, Wednesday, October 29, 2014
  • Oct 27

    Library Tip: Old and Foreign Films Viewing Station

    Library Tip: Old and Foreign Films Viewing Station
    Dear Students: Do you need to watch a DVD from a foreign country, or an old movie, or, documentary in VHS format? The Law Library has an open viewing station located on L2, in the hallway behind the Computer Classroom. It houses a universal…
Rank this Week: 621

TSLL TechScans

TSLL TechScans

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

http://tslltechscans.blogspot.com/
  • Oct 28

    Website Archivability

    Website Archivability
    With the recent Symposium: 404/File Not Found: Link Rot, Legal Citation and Projects to Preserve Precedent at Georgetown Law School, it’s important to take into consideration the future archivability of the webpages you and your…
  • Oct 24

    Library of Congress BIBFRAME update

    Library of Congress BIBFRAME update
    On September 4th a presentation entitled Bibliographic Framework Initiative (BIBFRAME): Update & Practical Applications was given to Library of Congress staff. Beacher Wiggins, Kevin Ford and Paul Frank deliver an explanation of the…
  • Oct 17

    New report offers recommendations to improve usage, discovery and access of e-content in librarie

    New report offers recommendations to improve usage, discovery and access of e-content in librarie
    A group of professionals from libraries, content providers and OCLC have published Success Strategies for Electronic Content Discovery and Access, a white paper that identifies data quality issues in the content supply chain and offers…
Rank this Week: 4341

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/
  • Oct 28

    Keeping the Internet Clean: A Legal Question?

    Keeping the Internet Clean: A Legal Question?
    Have you ever filtered out content in your Facebook feed or on a search engine because it is too sexually graphic or disturbingly violent? Ever wondered, with that First Amendment and all, who determines if your assessment of the content is…
  • Oct 23

    Representing a Small Busine

    Representing a Small Busine
    Last week we brought you an interview regarding patent litigation and a podcaster. Who knew representing a small business could involve every legal issue under the sun? It's like being general counsel with the need to know everything from…
  • Oct 20

    Patent Trolls and Lessons in Civil Procedure

    Patent Trolls and Lessons in Civil Procedure
    I (and Professors Greenbaum and Caust-Ellenbogen) would like to say Civ Pro is one of the most popular classes out there, but I just don't think or know that is true. But it should be. In the interview we mentioned on this blog last Tuesday,…
Rank this Week: 2542

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
  • Oct 28

    Battery Recycling and Umbrellas, Oh My!

    Battery Recycling and Umbrellas, Oh My!
    We have a few new services available at the Circulation Desk, to be aware of. The Law Library now offers battery recycling.  Dispose of your batteries the environmentally friendly way by bringing your old batteries to the Circulation…
  • Oct 21

    DVD of the Month: The Walking Dead

    DVD of the Month: The Walking Dead
    Fall means television season is back in full swing and few shows capture people’s interest like AMC’s The Walking Dead, which started its fifth season earlier this month. The Law Library DVD collection boasts all four previous…
  • Oct 14

    New Books List for October 2014

    New Books List for October 2014
    Every month the Cornell Law Library adds new titles to its collection. The most recent additions for October 2014 are posted, here. A few highlights from this month’s additions are featured below. Legally Married: Love and Law in the UK…
Rank this Week: 2731

Strictly Legal - The Birkbeck Law…

Strictly Legal - The Birkbeck Law Librarian's Blog

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

http://birkbecklibrarylaw.blogspot.com/
  • Oct 28

    Judge Rinder - guilty pleasure?

    Judge Rinder - guilty pleasure?
    Billed as the UK's answer to Judge Judy is Judge Rinder.  Judge Rinder arbitrates on disputes of the type which would typically be seen in a small claims court. The first series was broadcast in August & September, and a second…
  • Oct 14

    Conference - Forbidden Books: Censoring Books and Archive

    Conference - Forbidden Books: Censoring Books and Archive
    Jointly organised by the Institute of English Studies, Institute of Advanced Legal Studies & Senate House Library, Forbidden Books: Censoring Books & Archives will take place on 6-7 November. Its aim is to explore "how published…
  • Sep 29

    A Law Unto Themselves - conversations with legal practitioner

    A Law Unto Themselves - conversations with legal practitioner
    Last month Radio 4 ran this short series (four episodes) in which Helena Kennedy spoke to eminent international lawyers and judges about their lives and careers. Episode 1 - Justice Michael Kirby, the first Australian High Court judge to come…
Rank this Week: 4378

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/
  • Oct 27

    Stop it with the Stupid Rule

    Stop it with the Stupid Rule
    Ryan has previously waxed poetic about how some mandatory bars are imposing odd and counterproductive ethics rules and opinions. This topic resurfaced for me recently as I have been asked to present to a futures committee of a mandatory bar…
  • Oct 23

    CanLII Connects – A Canadian Content Success Story in the Making

    CanLII Connects – A Canadian Content Success Story in the Making
    It is not often that my role in the world as the Canadian Geek Add-On enables me to write about things happening in the Legal Research world up here, north of the border. But today, I have the honour and privilege to share with all 3 Geeks…
  • Oct 16

    The Next Target

    The Next Target
    Previously I posted on some knowledge gained at the Bridgeway Conference in Nashville. I wanted to add one more item to the list.Jeff Paquin, who now works with Bridgeway, gave a presentation called Legal Department 2050. He started by…
Rank this Week: 618

Law Library Blog

Law Library Blog

From the University of British Columbia Law Library.

http://law.library.ubc.ca/category/blog/
  • Oct 27

    New Books at the Law Library – October 27, 2014

    New Books at the Law Library – October 27, 2014
    LAW LIBRARY level 3: K3830 .T58 2014 Aikaterini Titi, The Right to Regulate in International Investment Law (Baden-Baden: Nomos Verlag, 2014). LAW LIBRARY level 3: KE444 F33 2014 John Fairlie & Philip Sworden, Introduction to Law in…
  • Oct 20

    New Books at the Law Library – October 20, 2014

    New Books at the Law Library – October 20, 2014
    LAW LIBRARY reference room (level 2): E92 .S77 2014 Keith Smith, ed., Strange Visitors: Documents in Indigenous-Settler Relations in Canada from 1876 (North York: University of Toronto Press, 2014). LAW LIBRARY level 3: K346 .S63 2014 Nick…
  • Oct 8

    Pay for Print

    Pay for Print
    UBC Library has transitioned from the use of special purpose copy cards, to a one card system. Faculty, students, and staff who wish to make photocopies or print documents from the library will use their UBCcard. The Pay for Print service…
Rank this Week: 4380

UB Law Library Blog

UB Law Library Blog

Features news from the UB Law Library.

http://libweb.lib.buffalo.edu/blog/law
  • Oct 27

    The Title Shot

    The Title Shot
    I’ve heard tell there’s some kind of big baseball thing going on now. As someone who really doesn’t have a stance on professional sports other than to root against any Boston team on principle, the entire series might have…
  • Oct 16

    Knock It Off With The Knockoff

    Knock It Off With The Knockoff
    If there is one piece of my wardrobe that I consider a staple, hands down it’s my chucks. If you need to ask what color, clearly you don’t recall my philosophy from the Law Library’s fashion exhibit. Generations have enjoyed…
  • Oct 15

    Participation for Professors & Their Pets Exhibit Needed

    Participation for Professors & Their Pets Exhibit Needed
    The librarians at Lockwood are currently planning an exhibit and we need your help. The exhibit, “Professors and Their Pets” will coincide with this semester’s Stress Relief Days, held at Lockwood and the Health Sciences…
Rank this Week: 597

Legal Research is EASY

Legal Research is EASY

Covers basic legal research. By Bret Christensen.

http://legalresearchiseasy.blogspot.com/
  • Oct 27

    You really can't trust anyone

    You really can't trust anyone
    Call me cynical, but if there is one thing I have learned about government is that they don't do anything without an underlying goal/purpose.Take, for instance, Gov. Brown (California) who signed Senate Bill 962 that would allow persons who…
  • Oct 20

    Stop passing the buck

    Stop passing the buck
    If there is one thing I have learned in the legal business it's that if people took more control over what they did (or didn't do), there would not be so many lawsuits.  I know it's an outdated notion but think about it.  If people…
  • Oct 13

    Scary Storie

    Scary Storie
    By raise of hands, how many out there in blogland have heard of the attorney-client privilege?  How about the doctor-patient privilege? How about the law Librarian-patron privilege?  Haven't heard of that one?  Not surprising…
Rank this Week: 3568

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: 2587

The Blackacre Times

The Blackacre Times

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

http://theblackacretimes.com/
  • Oct 27

    Booking A Study Room

    Booking A Study Room
    Study space will be in high demand as we get closer to the exam season. The study rooms located in the Law Library are some of the best places prepare for exams if you prefer group study. The study rooms come in several sizes, include…
  • Oct 24

    Legal Encyclopedia

    Legal Encyclopedia
    By this time in the semester, if you have heard it once you have heard it a thousand times, start your research with a secondary source. Easier said than done, right? With a library full of treatises and law review articles, it can be hard to…
  • Oct 21

    Free Online Georgia Legal Resource

    Free Online Georgia Legal Resource
      By Mark Stuckey I know that no one here at the College of Law wants to believe it, but there will come a time when you need legal resources and not have (free) access to the panaceas that are Westlaw Next, Lexis Advance, or even…
Rank this Week: 4567

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/
  • Oct 27

    Indigenous Law Portal Makes finding Tribal Law Easier

    Indigenous Law Portal Makes finding Tribal Law Easier
    Tribal law can be difficult to find for a variety reasons: individual tribes may not have the resources to publish their laws, may choose not to make them available electronically, or even may restrict outside access to their laws.  The…
  • Oct 20

    Free Access to Historical Federal Legal Resource

    Free Access to Historical Federal Legal Resource
    The Library of Congress and HeinOnline recently announced a unique partnership that makes historical U.S. legal materials now available on the Library of Congress’ web portal, the Guide to Law Online.  While federal materials…
  • Oct 14

    Cameras and Mobile Devices in Courtrooms: Oct. 17 at the Cronkite School

    Cameras and Mobile Devices in Courtrooms: Oct. 17 at the Cronkite School
    This Friday, October 17, there will be panel discussion at ASU’s The Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication in downtown Phoenix. The topic will be: Cameras and Mobile Devices in Courtrooms — New Rules, New…
Rank this Week: 2728