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Slaw

Slaw

A Canadian cooperative weblog on all things legal.

http://www.slaw.ca
  • Jul 23

    Problems in Family Law Are More Than Just Gender

    Problems in Family Law Are More Than Just Gender
    Lawyers agree on few things, but one of the issues that there appears to be consensus on is that the legal system is in crisis. The family law system is particularly strained, and complaints about family law go back decades. I touched on this…
  • Jul 23

    Summaries Sunday: Supreme Advocacy

    Summaries Sunday: Supreme Advocacy
    On one Sunday each month we bring you a summary from Supreme Advocacy LLP of recent decisions at the Supreme Court of Canada. Supreme Advocacy LLP offers a weekly electronic newsletter, Supreme Advocacy Letter, to which you may subscribe.…
  • Jul 23

    Summaries Sunday: SOQUIJ

    Summaries Sunday: SOQUIJ
    Every week we present the summary of a decision handed down by a Québec court provided to us by SOQUIJ and considered to be of interest to our readers throughout Canada. SOQUIJ is attached to the Québec Department of Justice and…
Rank this Week: 65

beSpacific

beSpacific

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

http://www.bespacific.com/
  • Jul 23

    New on LLRX – Redesign of Google News evokes negative response

    New on LLRX – Redesign of Google News evokes negative response
    Via LLRX – Google News’s new look sucks. Please let us revert if we want. Google recently redesigned and relaunched Google News. For ‘power users’, the site’s new design and navigation has not been a welcome…
  • Jul 23

    New on LLRX – The Real “Black Box” Dilemma of Legacy Legal Research Tool

    New on LLRX – The Real “Black Box” Dilemma of Legacy Legal Research Tool
    Via LLRX – The Real “Black Box” Dilemma of Legacy Legal Research Tools – Andrew Arruda, CEO/Co-founder of ROSS Intelligence talks about how new artificial intelligent methods currently under development to leverage…
  • Jul 23

    Google Maps tells you the best time to start your journey

    Google Maps tells you the best time to start your journey
    “Time your departure time wrong, and even the simplest of journeys can end up taking far longer than it was meant to. Hit traffic, and your journey time could be doubled — or worse. A new feature of Google Maps aims to eliminate…
Rank this Week: 63

Library Boy

Library Boy

Features legal research news. By Michel-Adrien Sheppard.

http://micheladrien.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 1169

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/
  • Jul 21

    NILL added new content to the Indian Law Bulletins on 7/21

    NILL added new content to the Indian Law Bulletins on 7/21
    U.S. Supreme Court Bulletin http://www.narf.org/nill/bulletins/sct/2016-2017update.htmlPetitions for certiorari recently were filed in the following featured cases:Coachella Valley Water District v. Agua Caliente Band of Cahuilla Indians…
  • Jul 10

    NILL added new content to the Indian Law Bulletins on 7/10

    NILL added new content to the Indian Law Bulletins on 7/10
    U.S. Supreme Court Bulletin http://www.narf.org/nill/bulletins/sct/2016-2017update.htmlPetition was filed in Cougar Den, Inc. v. Washington State Department of Licensing (Taxation; Treaty Rights) on 6/14/17. Petition was denied in  City…
  • Jun 21

    NILL added new content to the Indian Law Bulletins on 6/21

    NILL added new content to the Indian Law Bulletins on 6/21
    U.S. Supreme Court Bulletin http://www.narf.org/nill/bulletins/sct/2016-2017update.htmlOpinion was issued in Matal v. Tam (Trademarks; Free Speech) on 6/19/17. U.S. Federal Courts Bulletin…
Rank this Week: 655

CM Law Library Blog

CM Law Library Blog

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

http://cmlawlibraryblog.classcaster.net/
  • Jul 21

    Best of Luck on the Bar Exam: 5 Tips for the Last Few Day

    Best of Luck on the Bar Exam: 5 Tips for the Last Few Day
    The C|M|Law Library wishes all of our students the best of luck on next week’s Ohio Bar Exam.  We will still be here for your legal research needs as you begin your career. Here are 5 tips for the last few days: Get some…
  • Jul 20

    Bar Exam Tip: Keep Breathing

    Bar Exam Tip: Keep Breathing
    The bar exam is next week and you have been studying hard all summer, well actually for your entire law school career. With all the studying and pressure, it’s still important to be aware of and to manage your stress level. Most people…
  • Jul 19

    #AALL2017 a Smashing Succe

    #AALL2017 a Smashing Succe
    Law librarians from around the country finished up their annual conference in Austin, Texas yesterday.  The annual American Association of Law Libraries Conference is the premier meeting for law librarians to learn, and share best…
Rank this Week: 1037

Class Action Countermeasures

Class Action Countermeasures

Covers class action defense. By McGuireWoods LLP.

http://www.classactioncountermeasures.com
  • Jul 21

    The Advance of UK Antitrust Class Action

    The Advance of UK Antitrust Class Action
    Brussels-based antitrust partner Matthew Hall brings us an update on two ongoing UK antitrust class actions and one on the horizon. Antitrust class actions in the UK are beginning to take hold before the specialist Competition Appeal Tribunal…
  • Jun 27

    Supreme Court Reins in California Courts’ Approach to Specific Jurisdiction

    Supreme Court Reins in California Courts’ Approach to Specific Jurisdiction
    Below, Chicago-based litigator Matt Gold weighs in on the implications of last week’s Supreme Court decision rejecting the sliding scale approach to specific jurisdiction in mass tort proceedings. On June 19, 2017, the Supreme…
  • Jun 26

    Posner Pounces on Class of “Dissatisfied” Eye Drop Purchaser

    Posner Pounces on Class of “Dissatisfied” Eye Drop Purchaser
    Raleigh-based litigator Joan Dinsmore brings us a discussion of yet another memorable opinion by Seventh Circuit Judge Richard Posner. Earlier this year, the United States Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit refused to reconsider en banc…
Rank this Week: 3715

The Reporter

The Reporter

Covers legal research. By the Texas Tech Law Library.

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

    Updated Law Library Catalog

    Updated Law Library Catalog
    The Texas Tech Law Library has redesigned the library catalog look and feel, to provide better service for our patrons.  …Continue reading →
  • Jul 10

    June 2017 Law Faculty Publications & New

    June 2017 Law Faculty Publications & New
    Throughout June 2017, the Law Library received alerts for full-time TTU Law Faculty publications and news. Below is the compilation …Continue reading →
  • Jul 3

    June 2017 New Book

    June 2017 New Book
    In June 2017, the Law Library added the following new titles to the collection to support the research and curricular …Continue reading →
Rank this Week: 1902

UB Law Library Blog

UB Law Library Blog

Features news from the UB Law Library.

http://libweb.lib.buffalo.edu/blog/law
  • Jul 21

    Billions in Private Student Loan Debt Could be Wiped Out Due to Missing Paperwork

    Billions in Private Student Loan Debt Could be Wiped Out Due to Missing Paperwork
    If you are a student loan borrower, you may have read with interest recent stories about missing paperwork jeopardizing the collection of billions of dollars in private student loan debt. According to this New York Times article, the National…
  • Jul 13

    Welcome, Dean Abramovsky!

    Welcome, Dean Abramovsky!
    Please join the University at Buffalo School of Law in welcoming Aviva Abramovsky as the new Dean of the School of Law. Dean Abramovsky joins us from Syracuse University, where she was the Kaufman Professor of Entrepreneurship and Innovation…
  • Jul 7

    Welcome, John Beatty!

    Welcome, John Beatty!
    Please join the Law Library in welcoming John Beatty, our new Faculty Scholarship Outreach Librarian. John is a graduate of Syracuse University Law School who has law library experience (St. Thomas) and law practice experience (Melvin &…
Rank this Week: 3894

Law Librarians

Law Librarians

By Mark Giangrande and Joe Hodnicki.

http://llb2.com/
  • Jul 21

    Analysis of the presidential pardon clause of the US Constitution

    Analysis of the presidential pardon clause of the US Constitution
    The pardon power of President Trump is getting some news coverage these days due to the Russia probe. Here’s the introduction to a CRS report titled The President’s Pardon Power and Legal Effects on Collateral Consequences,…
  • Jul 20

    Pubishers win antitrust appeal against small vendor

    Pubishers win antitrust appeal against small vendor
    Here’s a little postscript to the Apple e-book antitrust case.  A failed e-book retailer BooksOnBoard (BOB) sued the publishers in 2014 for antitrust violations, essentially blaming conduct by the five Apple defendant publishers…
  • Jul 17

    June LSAT takers increase almost 20% over last year

    June LSAT takers increase almost 20% over last year
    When I was a working stiff at the DePaul College of Law, our Dean, Jennifer Rosato Perea, would hold regular staff meetings where she and other members of the administration would report on recruiting efforts.  These included targets,…
Rank this Week: 2538

In Custodia Legis

In Custodia Legis

Covers current legal trends, collecting for the largest law library in the world, a British perspective, a perspective from New Zealand, legislative developments in THOMAS, and cultural intelligence and the law.

http://blogs.loc.gov/law
  • Jul 21

    Cornell University Law Library – Pic of the Week

    Cornell University Law Library – Pic of the Week
    I was in Ithaca, N.Y. recently for a meeting of the Northeast Foreign Law Libraries Cooperative Group (NEFLLCG) hosted by Cornell University Law Library. This group meets semiannually to discuss collection development issues, new…
  • Jul 20

    An Interview with Marie-Philippe Lavoie, Foreign Law Intern

    An Interview with Marie-Philippe Lavoie, Foreign Law Intern
    Today’s interview is with Marie-Philippe Lavoie, a foreign law intern with the Global Legal Research Directorate (GLRD). This summer, Marie-Philippe is assisting the GLRD with Canadian law research requests. She is currently…
  • Jul 19

    UK Supreme Court rules “Deport first, appeal later” power is unlawful

    UK Supreme Court rules “Deport first, appeal later” power is unlawful
    The following is a guest post by Conleth Burns, a foreign law intern working this summer in the Global Legal Research Directorate of the Law Library of Congress. Recently, in the R (Kiarie) v Secretary of State for the Home…
Rank this Week: 323

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/
  • Jul 21

    Recent Statutory Instruments – legislation.gov.uk

    Recent Statutory Instruments – legislation.gov.uk
    The Child Abduction and Custody (Parties to Conventions) (Amendment) Order 2017 The Fire and Rescue Services (Appointment of Inspector) (England) (Revocation) Order 2017 The Value Added Tax (Place of Supply of Services) (Telecommunication…
  • Jul 21

    Lady Hale appointed next President of Supreme Court, alongside three new Justices – Supreme Court

    Lady Hale appointed next President of Supreme Court, alongside three new Justices – Supreme Court
    ‘Baroness Hale of Richmond will succeed Lord Neuberger of Abbotsbury as President of the UK Supreme Court, it was announced today, alongside three additional appointments to the UK’s top appeal court.’ Full StorySupreme…
  • Jul 21

    BAILII: Recent Decision

    BAILII: Recent Decision
    Court of Appeal (Civil Division) Capita (Banstead 2011) Ltd & Anor v RFIB Group Ltd [2017] EWCA Civ 1032 (20 July 2017) The Secretary of State for the Home Department v SU [2017] EWCA Civ 1069 (20 July 2017) Hussain, R (on the application…
Rank this Week: 4

Boston College Legal Eagle

Boston College Legal Eagle

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

http://bclegaleagle.blogspot.com/
  • Jul 20

    Experiential Education - BC Law Librarians' Presentation

    Experiential Education - BC Law Librarians' Presentation
    The teaching librarians at Boston College Law Library traveled to Austin, Texas this week to the American Association of Law Libraries' conference.  We presented a program on designing legal research courses to meet the new ABA…
  • Jul 10

    Free Online Courses on Foreign & International Law

    Free Online Courses on Foreign & International Law
    Whether you are looking for an overview of the various topics in foreign and international law, or a freshening-up of the knowledge you  acquired a while ago in law school classrooms, here are some free online courses that can help you…
  • Jul 6

    Come see the Law Library's new exhibit on Jesuit Resistance to Oppression

    Come see the Law Library's new exhibit on Jesuit Resistance to Oppression
    The Law Library has an exhibit featuring inspirational stories of Jesuits who have fought for social justice, who have protested for peace, and who have risked or lost their own lives and liberty while saving the lives of others.  The…
Rank this Week: 4077

BLS Library Blog

BLS Library Blog

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

http://www.blslibrary.com/
  • Jul 20

    Tips for Bar Exam Stre

    Tips for Bar Exam Stre
    An interesting article, The Lawyer, the Addict, in last weekend’s New York Times was written by the ex-wife of a lawyer who died of an overdose. In investigating her husband’s drug use and death, the author found a legal…
  • Jul 7

    Researching Legislative History?

    Researching Legislative History?
    Whether you are tracing a statute’s history for your summer internship or for a paper you are writing, you will want to use a new tool the library recently acquired, Proquest’s Legislative Insight.  Often researching…
  • Jul 6

    July New Books List and Impeachment

    July New Books List and Impeachment
    Brooklyn Law School Library’s New Books List for July 1, 2017 has 59 print titles and 30 eBook titles. Many of the titles deal with racial discrimination in the criminal justice administration and elsewhere, for example, He Calls Me By…
Rank this Week: 73

The Ginger Law Librarian

The Ginger Law Librarian

The Ginger Law Librarian discusses all things law libraries, legal research and writing, and law schools.

http://gingerlibrarian.blogspot.com
  • Jul 20

    Law Librarians Improving the Profession

    Law Librarians Improving the Profession
    Image from AALL TwitterDuring Bryan Stevenson's keynote at AALL in Austin (login req'd), he noted and expounded on 4 things that will improve justice:Get proximate to injusticeChange the narratives that sustain injusticeStay hopefulDo…
  • Jul 13

    AALL 2017 Poster Session: Scholarly Research & Writing Program

    AALL 2017 Poster Session: Scholarly Research & Writing Program
    AALL in Austin is just around the corner. I'm excited to be surrounded by my favorite cohort of humans and feel inspired by all of the wonderful programs! If you're in Austin, please drop by the Austin Convention Center’s Exhibit…
  • Jun 21

    Law Library Collections as Palimpsest

    Law Library Collections as Palimpsest
    According to Dictionary.com, Palimpsest is defined as:noun1. a parchment or the like from which writing has been partially or completely erased to make room for another textIn the case of most law libraries, the "other text" is now…
Rank this Week: 1852

3 Geeks and a Law Blog

3 Geeks and a Law Blog

Covers knowledge management, internet marketing and library sciences. By Greg Lambert, Lisa Salazar and Toby Brown.

http://www.geeklawblog.com/
  • Jul 20

    My Remarks and Highlights from the AALL 2017 Conference

    My Remarks and Highlights from the AALL 2017 Conference
    I'm finally back in my office in Houston today after taking a week to visit Austin and attend the American Association of Law Libraries (AALL) annual meeting. Looking back on the last week, all I can do is take a deep breath and say……
  • Jul 7

    Knowledge Management in the Age of Need to Know Security

    Knowledge Management in the Age of Need to Know Security
    [Ed. Note: Please welcome back guest blogger, Keith Lipman, President at Prosperoware. Keith is a long-time friend of the Geeks, and well-known leader in the information management field of the legal industry. -GL] Double-edged Sword:…
  • Jul 6

    Creating and Using RSS in a Post-RSS World

    Creating and Using RSS in a Post-RSS World
    There are a few things that have happened in this decade that I look at and think, "Man, I've gotten old." Things like trying to figure out why Kendrick Lamar is so popular, and hearing that OK Computer turns 20 years old this week are just…
Rank this Week: 4152

Law Library of Congress: Research…

Law Library of Congress: Research Reports

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

http://www.loc.gov/law/help/current-topics.php
  • Jul 20

    Legal Research Reports: Regulation of Campaign Finance and Free Advertising

    Legal Research Reports: Regulation of Campaign Finance and Free Advertising
    The Law Library of Congress is proud to present the report, Regulation of Campaign Finance and Free Advertising.  This report discusses the regulation of campaign financing and spending in national elections and the availability of…
  • Jul 13

    Legal Research Reports: Training Related to Combating Human Trafficking

    Legal Research Reports: Training Related to Combating Human Trafficking
    The Law Library of Congress is proud to present the report, Training Related to Combating Human Trafficking. This chart covers extradition rules for citizens in 157 jurisdictions. Note that many countries will not extradite anyone for…
  • Jul 6

    Legal Research Reports: Veterans' Benefits for Noncitizen

    Legal Research Reports: Veterans' Benefits for Noncitizen
    The Law Library of Congress is proud to present the report, Veterans' Benefits for Noncitizens.  This report provides information on the law on veterans’ benefits for noncitizens in France and Israel. France’s…
Rank this Week: 4367

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/
  • Jul 20

    Tech Thursday: US lifts laptop ban for all remaining airlines and airport

    Tech Thursday: US lifts laptop ban for all remaining airlines and airport
    The U.S. has now lifted entirely a controversial ban on laptops in hand luggage for passengers flying to the country from the Middle East or via certain Middle Eastern airlines, with the Department of Homeland Security professing itself…
  • Jul 11

    Cleveland Law Library to Host Book Discussion on Target OMEGA on September 29th.

    Cleveland Law Library to Host Book Discussion on Target OMEGA on September 29th.
    The Cleveland Law Library will host a Book Discussion on Target OMEGA by Local author and attorney Peter N. Kirsanow, Esq., Benesch, Friedlander, Coplan & Aronoff LLP., on September 29th. This event is free and open to the public. To...
  • Jul 11

    Cleveland Law Library to Host CLE Lost in Translation on July 27th

    Cleveland Law Library to Host CLE Lost in Translation on July 27th
    The Cleveland Law Library will host a CLE program called Lost in Translation on July 27, 2017. Alvaro DeCola, Esq. will discuss court interpretation demographics, the legal background for language access, and key considerations when…
Rank this Week: 1337

Off the Shelf - The Osgood Hall…

Off the Shelf - The Osgood Hall Law School Library Blog

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

http://libblog.osgoode.yorku.ca
  • Jul 20

    Osgoode Digital Commons: Readership Snapshot

    Osgoode Digital Commons: Readership Snapshot
    June 2017 Last month, Osgoode Digital Commons had 32,223 full-text downloads and there were 131 new submissions posted, bringing the total works in our repository to 16,234. Osgoode Hall Law School of York University scholarship was read by…
  • Jun 5

    Significant New Additions to HeinOnline’s American Indian Law Collection

    Significant New Additions to HeinOnline’s American Indian Law Collection
    Nearly 30,000 pages of Indian Tribal Codes have been added to the American Indian Law Collection on HeinOnline. These materials have been made available by Ralph Whitney Johnson and Susan Lupton at the Marian Gould Gallagher Law…
  • Jun 2

    New Issue of Journal of Law and Social Policy

    New Issue of Journal of Law and Social Policy
    The 2017 issue (volume 26) of the Journal of Law and Social Policy has been published to Osgoode Digital Commons.
Rank this Week: 2951

Jenkins Law Library Blog

Jenkins Law Library Blog

Covers technology and legal research.

https://www.jenkinslaw.org/blog
  • Jul 20

    Linking to the GPO’s Authenticated PDFs of the Congressional Record Is Now Available on HeinOnline

    Linking to the GPO’s Authenticated PDFs of the Congressional Record Is Now Available on HeinOnline
      This article is republished with permission by W.S. Hein. View the original article here.About the Congressional RecordThe Congressional Record was first published in 1873 and is the official record of the proceedings and…
  • Jul 17

    Security Enhancements To ProQuest Congressional

    Security Enhancements To ProQuest Congressional
      We are pleased to announce that starting today ProQuest Congressional joins several of our other electronic resources that enforce HTTPS, the same technology used to secure things like online shopping and banking. This…
  • Jul 14

    Philadelphia Self Help No-Fault Divorce Manual includes change in state law

    Philadelphia Self Help No-Fault Divorce Manual includes change in state law
    The Philadelphia Self Help No-Fault Divorce Manual was prepared by Leslie Engle, Esquire, Gloria Gilman, Esquire, and the Women’s Law Project.It takes the user step-by-step through the process for separation or mutual consent in…
Rank this Week: 203

Seattle University Law Library…

Seattle University Law Library INFO

Covers legal news, legal research and library news.

http://lawlibraryblog.seattleu.edu/
  • Jul 20

    Today in Legal History: Apollo 11 Mission

    Today in Legal History: Apollo 11 Mission
    President John F. Kennedy predicted in 1960 that by the end of the decade the country would put a man on the moon and return him home safely.  The triumphant Apollo 11 moon landing on July 20, 1969, began an era of moon exploration that…
  • Jul 12

    Check in with Tilman Larson

    Check in with Tilman Larson
    This summer, we would like to share a series of profiles on our former library interns and alumni of Seattle University School Law. We love to hear what they’re up to! Where do you work and what is your role? I am an associate…
  • Jun 28

    Check in with Katie Brown

    Check in with Katie Brown
    This summer, we would like to share a series of profiles on our former library interns and alumni of Seattle University School Law. We love to hear what they’re up to! Where do you work and what is your role? Charleston School of…
Rank this Week: 4091

Library Stuff

Library Stuff

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

http://www.librarystuff.net
  • Jul 19

    2 NEW HARRY POTTER BOOKS SET TO BE PUBLISHED IN OCTOBER

    2 NEW HARRY POTTER BOOKS SET TO BE PUBLISHED IN OCTOBER
    “Two new books from the Harry Potter universe are set to be released as part of a British exhibition that celebrates the 20th anniversary of the launch of the series. The British Library’s Harry Potter exhibition, “A History…
  • Jul 19

    From trash to treasure: British composer Holst’s lost manuscripts found in New Zealand

    From trash to treasure: British composer Holst’s lost manuscripts found in New Zealand
    “Two handwritten music manuscripts discovered in a library clearout at an amateur orchestra in New Zealand have been confirmed as the work of British composer Gustav Holst, untraced for more than a century. The North Island’s Bay…
  • Jul 18

    2000+ audio cassettes from Allen Ginsberg collection now streaming from SearchWork

    2000+ audio cassettes from Allen Ginsberg collection now streaming from SearchWork
    “Ginsberg comes up fairly often in this blog (e.g. Rebecca Wingfield’s recent post about “Howl” going up online), but the release of over 2000+ audio cassette recordings to SearchWorks is truly another cause for…
Rank this Week: 70

State Law Library of Montana

State Law Library of Montana

Features notices of new Opinions and Orders from the Montana Supreme Court, library announcements, research tips, and Montana legal news.

http://mtlawlibrary.wordpress.com
  • Jul 18

    OPINIONS – July 18, 2017

    OPINIONS – July 18, 2017
    State v. J. Springer DA 16-0044 2017 MT 179N Criminal – DUI-Felony Marriage of Axelberg DA 16-0412 2017 MT 178N Civil – Domestic Relations State v. F. Torres DA 15-0702 2017 MT 177 Criminal – Assault-Partner/Family Ganoung…
  • Jul 11

    OPINIONS – July 11, 2017

    OPINIONS – July 11, 2017
    Matter of O.R. J.R. YINC DA 16-0608 2017 MT 175N Civil – Dependent Neglect Parenting of R.W.W. DA 16-0717 2017 MT 174N Civil – Damages Matter of K.A.P. and A.R.P. YINC DA 16-0765 2017 MT 173N Civil – Dependent Neglect…
  • Jul 7

    OPINION – July 6, 2017

    OPINION – July 6, 2017
    State v. M. Stutzman DA 15-0394 2017 MT 169 Criminal – Sexual Intercourse without Consent
Rank this Week: 163

Law Library Blog

Law Library Blog

From the University of British Columbia Law Library.

http://law.library.ubc.ca/category/blog/
  • Jul 18

    New Books at the Law Library – July 18, 2017

    New Books at the Law Library – July 18, 2017
    LAW LIBRARY level 3: K1420.5 .C677 2017 Ruth L. Okediji, ed., Copyright Law in an Age of Limitations and Exceptions (New York: Cambridge University Press, 2017). LAW LIBRARY reference room (level 2): K3248.L36 R39 2016 (and other locations)…
  • Jul 4

    New Books at the Law Library – July 4, 2017

    New Books at the Law Library – July 4, 2017
    AW LIBRARY level 3: JQ4031 .R45 2017 Peter Drahos, ed., Regulatory Theory: Foundations and Applications (Acton: Australian National University Press, 2017). LAW LIBRARY level 3: K605 .E66 2016 UNIDROIT, Eppur si muove: The Age of Uniform…
  • Jun 5

    New Books at the Law Library – June 5, 2017

    New Books at the Law Library – June 5, 2017
    LAW LIBRARY level 3: KF225.A84 B88 2017 Jerome F. Buting, Illusion of Justice: Inside Making a Murderer and America’s Broken System (New York: Harper, 2017). LAW LIBRARY level 3: KF3750 .F37 2015 Daniel A. Farber et al., Disaster Law…
Rank this Week: 3897

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/
  • Jul 18

    The EU (Withdrawal) Bill - what it says and the issues it raise

    The EU (Withdrawal) Bill - what it says and the issues it raise
    I've previously posted about Mark Elliott's Public Law for Everyone blog and having just read his 1000 words entry on the EU (Withdrawal) Bill thought that it was worth linking through to this particular post. As a non-lawyer I found it easy…
  • Jul 13

    Celebrating the Centenary of Women Lawyers - an exhibition at Lincoln's Inn

    Celebrating the Centenary of Women Lawyers - an exhibition at Lincoln's Inn
    This exhibition is hosted by Lincoln's Inn in partnership with First 100 Years and is running because 2019 will mark 100 years since the passing of the Sex Disqualification (Removal) Act which removed any legal barrier to women working as…
  • Jun 29

    Woman's Hour series on women's lives after leaving prison

    Woman's Hour series on women's lives after leaving prison
    Recently Woman's Hour broadcast a series in which Milly Chowles interviewed women at different stages of their lives after leaving prison.The interviews are each around 10 minutes long and give an interesting insight into the challenges of…
Rank this Week: 3900

Guilford Centre Weblog

Guilford Centre Weblog

Features library news and information. From the College of Law of England and Wales.

http://guildfordlibrary.wordpress.com
  • Jul 18

    Welcome

    Welcome
    Welcome to the library
  • Jul 5

    Library and LRC summer opening hour

    Library and LRC summer opening hour
    The Library will be remain open as usual on weekdays from 8.30am – 10pm from Monday 17th July – Friday 8th September to help you in your studies over the summer. During this time the library will be staffed from Monday to…
  • Apr 27

    Library and LRC IT Rooms opening hours May Bank Holiday Weekend

    Library and LRC IT Rooms opening hours May Bank Holiday Weekend
    Saturday 29th April, Sunday 30th April and Bank Holiday Monday 1st May – OPEN 8.30am-6.00pm and Staffed 12.00pm-4.00pm.* Saturday 27th May, Sunday 28th May and Bank Holiday Monday 29th May – OPEN 8.30am-6.00pm and Staffed…
Rank this Week: 4081

Barco 2.0 : Law Library Reference

Barco 2.0 : Law Library Reference

From the librarians of the Barco Law Library, University of Pittsburgh School of Law.

http://barcorefblog.blogspot.com/
  • Jul 17

    GPO wants to change Title 44

    GPO wants to change Title 44
    Over at the Free Gov Info blog, James A. Jacobs has a post titled " Here we go again: GPO wants to change Title 44." The director of the GPO, Davita Vance-Cooks, has asked the Depository Library Council (DLC) to make…
  • Jul 14

    FCC cracking down on robocall

    FCC cracking down on robocall
    Reuters reports that the Federal Communications Commission has voted unanimously to pursue rules that will help consumers block unwanted robocalls. One report estimates that there are 2.5 million of these unwanted automated messages made to…
  • Jul 14

    ABA mulls changes in full-time faculty requirement

    ABA mulls changes in full-time faculty requirement
    Inside Higher Ed reports that the American Bar Association is considering changing its requirements on full-time faculty members at law schools. Currently the ABA requires that more than half of credit hours offered at a law school must be…
Rank this Week: 1211

The Goodson Blogson

The Goodson Blogson

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

http://dukelawref.blogspot.com/
  • Jul 17

    A New Look for AFJ

    A New Look for AFJ
    The Almanac of the Federal Judiciary, a valuable resource for biographical information about federal judges, recently moved to a new online platform. In addition to the usual profiles on current federal judges, the new site now includes an…
  • Jul 10

    Duke DVD Delivery Development

    Duke DVD Delivery Development
    Late last week, the Lilly Library announced that its extensive collection of videos and DVDs can now be requested by faculty, graduate students, and library staff for delivery and pickup at staffed library service points across campus,…
  • Jun 30

    What's New with Court Records & Brief

    What's New with Court Records & Brief
    Our research guide to Court Records and Briefs has just been updated with some new resources. What's changed over the last year?Increased access to oral argument recordings: Effective April 2017, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 11th Circuit…
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Legal Research is EASY

Legal Research is EASY

Covers basic legal research. By Bret Christensen.

http://legalresearchiseasy.blogspot.com/
  • Jul 17

    Who are you?

    Who are you?
    The other day I was pursuing the Drudge Report and found an article that noted that Steve Curry would not visit the White House if he were invited.  The first thought I had was "Who does this Steve Curry guy think he is?"  I'm…
  • Jul 10

    It's called rope

    It's called rope
    Today, as I was pursuing the news feeds, I came across an article about rope.  Well, not rope, per se, but rope as in one group dolling out enough rope for another group to hang it's collective self.  Seems the democratic party has…
  • Jul 3

    Word of the Month of July 2017: Separation of Power

    Word of the Month of July 2017: Separation of Power
    Years back when I attended Junior High School, I remember taking a Civics class.  Looking back, it was probably the best class I could have taken as it gave me an understanding of how government is supposed to work.  I say…
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The Stream: Courthouse Libraries…

The Stream: Courthouse Libraries BC Blog

Covers British Columbia and federal legislation, court rules, judicial appointments, notable cases, recent reports and articles, websites of interest to legal researchers, and library news.

http://www.courthouselibrary.ca/
  • Jul 14

    Recently Updated

    Recently Updated
    Canadian Oil and Gas, 2nd ed. Updated May 2017  10 Volumes which include Case Digests, Commentary, Forms and Precedents, Federal & Provincial Statutes & Regulations and consolidations such as: Canada Petroleum Resources Act…
  • Jul 10

    Asked and Answered: What are CSA standards and where can I find them?

    Asked and Answered: What are CSA standards and where can I find them?
    The CSA Group develops industry specific standards and codes that determine best practices, promote safer work environments, and improve product safety and performance for a wide range of industries.
  • Jul 5

    Usability Survey Draw

    Usability Survey Draw
    We are pleased to announce the winners from our July 5th draw, which respondents to our website usability survey were invited to enter. Sandi and Samrah have been contacted and will each receive a $50 gift card for…
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CS-SIS

CS-SIS

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

http://cssis.org
  • Jul 14

    The Adaptive Technologies Committee has been busy

    The Adaptive Technologies Committee has been busy
    In this past year, the CS-SIS Adaptive Technologies Committee reviewed the Making Web Pages Accessible: a Pithy Guide to WCAG 2.0 web site and added new content to it. Committee Chair Ryan Overdorf participated in an…
  • Jul 12

    Annual Meeting: Cool Tools!

    Annual Meeting: Cool Tools!
    One of the most exciting parts of the Annual Meeting is the CS-SIS Cool Tools Café.  This year, Cool Tools will be held on Tuesday, July 18th from 2:30-3:30 in ACC Room 9ABC.  Get ready to learn about these cool…
  • Jul 11

    CS-SIS 2017 Annual Meeting Grant Winner

    CS-SIS 2017 Annual Meeting Grant Winner
    Each year, CS awards grants to members to attend the AALL Annual Meeting. We do so in two categories: Grant for Students and New Law Librarians and Grant for Experienced Librarians. These grants are a win-win for the SIS and…
Rank this Week: 3901

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/
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Ramsey County Law Library Blog

Ramsey County Law Library Blog

Provides information and commentary for local legal professionals and lay persons on local legal news, neighborhood happenings, self-help resources, information about our collection materials, and other other legal tools and resources

http://ramseylawlibrary.org/
  • Jul 13

    Get Your History (or Art) Fix on a Courthouse Tour

    Get Your History (or Art) Fix on a Courthouse Tour
    You may not have time to visit a museum during your workday, but courthouse employees are often delighted to discover the what lies on the other floors of the building.  We welcome these resident visitors to the law…
  • Jul 7

    Would You Go to Jail for Your Dog?

    Would You Go to Jail for Your Dog?
    Despite the scary caption, your dog has far more to lose in a court of law than you.  Minnesota allows Buster to face “jail” or far worse fates depending on his actions or your non-actions.  This is essentially…
  • Jul 3

    Have You Tried Google Scholar Lately?

    Have You Tried Google Scholar Lately?
    Good news for workaholics who don’t have round-the-clock access to Westlaw or other subscription databases for their legal research needs.  If you  have internet service, you can likely find what you need on Google…
Rank this Week: 1568

University of Baltimore Law…

University of Baltimore Law Library Blog

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

http://ublawlibrary.wordpress.com
  • Jul 13

    Artscape 2017 Law Library Hour

    Artscape 2017 Law Library Hour
    The law library’s hours during Artscape will be: Thursday, July 20:     8 am – 11 pm (normal hours) Friday, July 21:     8 am – 3 pm Saturday, July 22:      Closed Sunday, July 23:  …
  • Jul 11

    Bar Exam Snack Break

    Bar Exam Snack Break
    Studying for the Bar?  The law library will have snacks to help you power through this final push to exam day.  Snacks will begin at 4 p.m. at the 7th floor Service Desk at the main entrance to the library … Continue reading…
  • Jul 5

    New! West Academic Study Aid

    New! West Academic Study Aid
    The Law Library is now offering access to West Academic Study Aids! This platform allows you to access hundreds of West study aids online– anytime, anywhere. Titles include: Gilbert Law Summaries Black Letter Series Nutshell Series And…
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ZiefBrief

ZiefBrief

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

http://ziefbrief.typepad.com/ziefbrief/
  • Jul 12

    Resources to Stay Happy and Healthy While Practicing Law

    Resources to Stay Happy and Healthy While Practicing Law
    A new website, Happy! Effective Lawyer, dedicated to helping attorneys take "affirmative steps to enhance your engagement, productivity, competency, and happiness," is launching on August 1 (but it's got plenty of great content…
  • Jun 14

    Litigation Analytics on Bloomberg Law

    Litigation Analytics on Bloomberg Law
    Colleague Deborah Ginsberg has a great post on how Bloomberg Law's Litigation Analytics can be a valuable tool for students seeking information about judges, law firms, or the litigation history of a particular company. For example,…
  • May 16

    Wednesday, May 17: Law Library Hours Are 8 am to 11 pm

    Wednesday, May 17: Law Library Hours Are 8 am to 11 pm
    We're very close to the end of law school final exams! Note that we are ending our midnight extended hours on Wednesday, May 17. Our hours for May 17 will be: 8 am to 11 pm. Please check our hours...
Rank this Week: 660

Library technican dialog

Library technican dialog

Covers marketing, networking, and professional development for law librarians.

http://brendawoa.wordpress.com
  • Jul 12

    Readers’ Advisory

    Readers’ Advisory
    You think you know where to find books in the library, when you are a librarian. But my experience proves that every public library is planned differently posing challenges for the reader and readers’ advisory. We moved into a new…
  • Apr 20

    A Welcoming Space

    A Welcoming Space
    Public libraries are a lot like the tardis in Dr. Who. They are more complex from what they appear to be. Similar to the tardis which is seemingly a blue police call box in the science fiction tv series, libraries seem to be books on the…
  • Nov 22

    Would the last person to leave the building please turn out the lights?

    Would the last person to leave the building please turn out the lights?
    Libraries have a duty to preserve information as well as provide access to current information. The largest ones – academic, courthouse, the National Library – are seen by smaller libraries as the “library of last…
Rank this Week: 3873

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: 250

Legal Scholarship Blog

Legal Scholarship Blog

Features law-related calls for papers, conferences and workshops. From the Ohio State Moritz College of Law, University of Georgia School of Law, University of Pittsburgh School of Law and University of Washington School of Law.

http://legalscholarshipblog.com
  • Jul 12

    Colloquia/Workshop

    Colloquia/Workshop
    Emory University School of Law George Shepherd, Professor of Law, Emory University School of Law, presents today his paper entitled: Discerning the Bible’s Requirements for Being a Christian: An Originalist,…
  • Jul 11

    CFP — Democratic Governance Workshop — Manchester, UK

    CFP — Democratic Governance Workshop — Manchester, UK
    The Manchester International Law Centre at the University of Manchester, UK will hold a workshop on November 3, 2017 on the subject of: the question of democratic governance with a...
  • Jul 11

    Central States Law Schools Association 2017 Scholarship Conference – Carbondale, IL

    Central States Law Schools Association 2017 Scholarship Conference – Carbondale, IL
    The Central States Law Schools Association 2017 Scholarship Conference will be held October 6–7, 2017 at the Southern Illinois University School of Law in Carbondale, Illinois. CSLSA is an organization...
Rank this Week: 3891

Un blog pour l'information…

Un blog pour l'information juridique

By Emmanuel Barthe.

http://www.precisement.org/blog/
Rank this Week: 3861

Pappas Law Library Blog

Pappas Law Library Blog

From the Boston University School of Law.

https://www.bu.edu/lawlibrary/
  • Jul 11

    AALL Conference Poster

    AALL Conference Poster
    This summer, our law librarians will be participating in the American Association of Law Libraries (AALL) Annual Meeting & Conference in a variety of ways, including by presenting two posters. These posters will highlight our recent…
  • Jun 13

    Bar Exam Resource

    Bar Exam Resource
    Check out our bar exam resources!
  • Jun 8

    Library Hosts LLNE/ABLL Spring Meeting on June 9

    Library Hosts LLNE/ABLL Spring Meeting on June 9
    The Fineman & Pappas Law Libraries are hosting the Spring Meeting of the Law Librarians of New England cosponsored by Association of Boston Law Librarians on Friday, June 9.  This is a gathering of law librarians from the law…
Rank this Week: 2657

Due Process

Due Process

By the Georgetown Law Library.

https://blogs.commons.georgetown.edu/dueprocess/
  • Jul 10

    Accessing WiFi at Other Universitie

    Accessing WiFi at Other Universitie
    Law Center students may now use eduroam for WiFi access when studying at other universities. Eduroam is a secure worldwide wireless access service that enables students, faculty, and staff to use their home institution’s…
  • Jul 5

    Wolff Change

    Wolff Change
    The Wolff Library will be unstaffed starting Saturday, July 8, 2017.  The study spaces on the 3rd and 4th floors of Hotung in the Wolff space will remain available until mid-August, when construction is scheduled to begin.  Once…
  • Jul 2

    Reference Desks Closed July 3 & 4

    Reference Desks Closed July 3 & 4
    The Williams & Wolff Reference Desks will be closed on July 3 and 4 due to the holiday.  We wish everyone a safe 4th of July and look forward to responding to your reference requests when we return on July 5. For the most current…
Rank this Week: 2482

Oregon Legal Research

Oregon Legal Research

Features information about and links to Oregon Legal Research resources, in addition to comments about cases, statutes, and interesting events in the world of legal research and law libraries. By Laura Orr.

http://blog.oregonlegalresearch.com
  • Jul 8

    Small Claims Court in Oregon: Advice and Tips for Plaintiffs and Defendant

    Small Claims Court in Oregon: Advice and Tips for Plaintiffs and Defendant
    You can’t (CANNOT) waltz into an Oregon Small Claims Court and expect to win your case. You have to do your homework: 1) You have to read the book (in public and law libraries and bookstores): “Using Small Claims Court in…
  • Jun 30

    Meeting, July 2017: Accessibility and ADA at the New Multnomah County (Oregon) Courthouse

    Meeting, July 2017: Accessibility and ADA at the New Multnomah County (Oregon) Courthouse
    July 10, 2017, Meeting announcement: Accessibility and ADA and the new Multnomah County Courthouse In 2020, Multnomah County will open a new downtown courthouse. Please join the project and design Continue reading →
  • Jun 30

    Use of Fictitious Name for Parties in Civil Litigation in Oregon

    Use of Fictitious Name for Parties in Civil Litigation in Oregon
    Article, from the Oregon State Bar Litigation Section, June/July 2017: Judge’s Corner: “Use of Fictitious Names for Parties in Civil Litigation in Oregon,” by The Honorable James Hargreaves (Senior Judge, retired), Lane…
Rank this Week: 1223

Oregon Legal Research

Oregon Legal Research

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

http://blog.oregonlegalresearch.com/
  • Jul 8

    Small Claims Court in Oregon: Advice and Tips for Plaintiffs and Defendant

    Small Claims Court in Oregon: Advice and Tips for Plaintiffs and Defendant
    You can’t (CANNOT) waltz into an Oregon Small Claims Court and expect to win your case. You have to do your homework: 1) You have to read the book (in public and law libraries and bookstores): “Using Small Claims Court in…
  • Jun 30

    Meeting, July 2017: Accessibility and ADA at the New Multnomah County (Oregon) Courthouse

    Meeting, July 2017: Accessibility and ADA at the New Multnomah County (Oregon) Courthouse
    July 10, 2017, Meeting announcement: Accessibility and ADA and the new Multnomah County Courthouse In 2020, Multnomah County will open a new downtown courthouse. Please join the project and design Continue reading →
  • Jun 30

    Use of Fictitious Name for Parties in Civil Litigation in Oregon

    Use of Fictitious Name for Parties in Civil Litigation in Oregon
    Article, from the Oregon State Bar Litigation Section, June/July 2017: Judge’s Corner: “Use of Fictitious Names for Parties in Civil Litigation in Oregon,” by The Honorable James Hargreaves (Senior Judge, retired), Lane…
Rank this Week: 2009

Pace Law Library Blog

Pace Law Library Blog

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

http://library.blogs.law.pace.edu/
  • Jul 7

    New International Pact Protects Human Right to a Clean and Healthy Environment

    New International Pact Protects Human Right to a Clean and Healthy Environment
    French President Emmanuel Macron has committed to actively supporting a global pact to protect the human right to a clean and healthy environment. On June 24, 2017, Macron, at the Sorbonne with 800 in attendance, accepted the draft Global…
  • Jul 7

    The Opioid Abuse Epidemic: Resources on the Crisi

    The Opioid Abuse Epidemic: Resources on the Crisi
    Opioid abuse is a serious public health issue in the United States. The statistics are staggering: an estimated 1.9 million people in this country have a prescription opioid use disorder, while another 586,000 have a heroin use disorder. In…
  • Jun 27

    NOW: A Feminist Movement for Change

    NOW: A Feminist Movement for Change
    POST WRITTEN BY: Alexandra Dorian Lapes (J.D. expected 2018, Elisabeth Haub School of Law at Pace University) Founded in 1966, the National Organization for Women (NOW) is the largest organization of feminist activists in the United States.…
Rank this Week: 2751

Mendik Matters

Mendik Matters

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

http://www.mendikmatters.org/
  • Jul 6

    Balancing the Scale

    Balancing the Scale
    Check your local PBS television listings.  Starting July 5 many public television stations will begin showing the documentary “Balancing the Scales,” a film by Georgia lawyer and filmmaker Sharon Rowen. American Public…
  • Jun 5

    ABA Ethics Opinion on Confidentiality of Electronic Document

    ABA Ethics Opinion on Confidentiality of Electronic Document
    On May 11th, the American Bar Association’s Standing Committee on Ethics and Professional Responsibility issued Formal Opinion 477, Securing Communication of Protected Client Information.  This important ethics opinion discusses…
  • May 30

    2017 Summer Research Challenge

    2017 Summer Research Challenge
    The post 2017 Summer Research Challenge appeared first on Mendik Matters.
Rank this Week: 2603

TSLL TechScans

TSLL TechScans

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

http://tslltechscans.blogspot.com/
  • Jul 4

    Proxy Servers for Electronic Resource

    Proxy Servers for Electronic Resource
    As I recently struggled with Wolters Kluwer to get our CCH Intelliconnect service to work properly through EZProxy, this topic turned out to be rather timely. Many of our libraries already subscribe to a number of databases and other…
  • Jul 3

    Project management software

    Project management software
    In the most recent issue of Computers in Libraries, Li Chen and Xueying Chen wrote about using a free software called Trello for project management. (Li Chen & Xueying Chen, How to Manage Library Projects with Trello, Computers in Libr.,…
  • Jun 28

    Getting to Know TS Librarians: Dana Deseck-Piazzon

    Getting to Know TS Librarians: Dana Deseck-Piazzon
    1. Introduce yourself (name & position). Hi! I am Dana Deseck-Piazzon, Librarian at the National Center for State Courts in Williamsburg, Virginia.2. Does your job title actually describe what you do? Why/why not?Yes, as the solo…
Rank this Week: 3857