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Slaw

Slaw

A Canadian cooperative weblog on all things legal.

http://www.slaw.ca
  • Mar 1

    Breath Samples at Prom an Unreasonable Search

    Breath Samples at Prom an Unreasonable Search
    High school administrators have a challenging burden of ensuring the health and safety of children in their schools. High school students often get into trouble, including using alcohol before they are of the age of majority. Although the…
  • Mar 1

    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…
  • Mar 1

    Summaries Sunday: Maritime Law Book

    Summaries Sunday: Maritime Law Book
    Summaries of selected recent cases are provided each week to Slaw by Maritime Law Book. Every Sunday we present a precis of the latest summaries, a fuller version of which can be found on MLB-Slaw Selected Case Summaries…
Rank this Week: 47

beSpacific

beSpacific

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

http://www.bespacific.com/
  • Mar 1

    International Student Mobility Trends 2015: An Economic Perspective

    International Student Mobility Trends 2015: An Economic Perspective
    Ortiz, Alejandro and Chang, Li and Yuanyuan (Rebecca) Fang, International Student Mobility Trends 2015: An Economic Perspective (February 2, 2015). World Education News & Reviews, February 2015. Available for download at SSRN:…
  • Mar 1

    Rights of Passage: On Doors, Technology, and the Fourth Amendment

    Rights of Passage: On Doors, Technology, and the Fourth Amendment
    Braverman, Irus, Rights of Passage: On Doors, Technology, and the Fourth Amendment (February 1, 2015). Law, Culture and the Humanities, 2015, DOI: 10.1177/1743872114520893 ; SUNY Buffalo Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2015-017. Available…
  • Mar 1

    The Demographic Evolution of the American Electorate, 1974–2060

    The Demographic Evolution of the American Electorate, 1974–2060
    States of Change – The Demographic Evolution of the American Electorate, 1974–2060, Ruy Teixeira, William H. Frey, and Robert Griffin. February 2015. 10 big trends that are transforming America – “Trend 1 of 10: The…
Rank this Week: 35

TMLL Library News

TMLL Library News

Covers current affairs, legal research, statutes and weblogs. From the Thurgood Marshall Law Library at the University of Maryland School of Law.

http://umlaw.typepad.com/tmll_news/
  • Mar 1

    Library Closing at 6:00pm on 3/1

    Library Closing at 6:00pm on 3/1
    Due to the icy road conditions the Thurgood Marshall Law Library will close at 6:00pm on Sunday, March 1st instead of its regular time of 10:00 pm. The User Services Desk will be staffed while the Library is open. Please note that the…
  • Feb 25

    Oxford's U.S. Constitutional Law Database

    Oxford's U.S. Constitutional Law Database
    We are very excited to add the new Oxford University Press electronic resource U.S. Constitutional Law to our suite of databases available via Research Port on the library website. Designed as a comprehensive platform covering American…
  • Feb 20

    Library Closing at 4:00 on 2/21

    Library Closing at 4:00 on 2/21
    Due to the impending inclement weather, the Thurgood Marshall Law Library will close at 4:00pm on Saturday, February 21, 2015 instead of its regular time of 8:00 pm. The User Services Desk will be staffed while the Library is open. Please…
Rank this Week: 473

Jurisdynamics

Jurisdynamics

Describes the interplay between legal responses to exogenous change and the law's own endogenous capacity for adaptation. By Louis D. Brandeis Dean Jim Chen.

http://jurisdynamics.blogspot.com/
  • Mar 1

    Leaps, Metes, and Bounds: Innovation Law and Its Logistic

    Leaps, Metes, and Bounds: Innovation Law and Its Logistic
    James Ming Chen, Leaps, Metes, and Bounds: Innovation Law and Its Logistics, http://ssrn.com/abstract=2571830 or http://bit.ly/LeapsMetesBounds: Economic analysis of technological innovation, diffusion, and decline often proceeds according to…
  • Jan 7

    Conducting empirical legal scholarship

    Conducting empirical legal scholarship
    The 15th annual workshop on Conducting Empirical Legal Scholarship, co-taught by Lee Epstein and Andrew D. Martin, will run from June 15-17, 2015, at Washington University in St. Louis. The workshop is for law school faculty, lawyers,…
  • Nov 25

    Price-Level Regulation and Its Reform

    Price-Level Regulation and Its Reform
    James Ming Chen, Price-Level Regulation and Its Reform, http://ssrn.com/abstract=771226 or http://bit.ly/PriceLevelRegulation: Price-level, or “price-cap,” regulation offers an alluring alternative to the traditional technique of…
Rank this Week: 835

Un blog pour l'information…

Un blog pour l'information juridique

By Emmanuel Barthe.

http://www.precisement.org/blog/
  • Mar 1

    INPI c/ Infogreffe : du nouveau

    INPI c/ Infogreffe : du nouveau
    Dans le feuilleton Greffes de commerce c/ Institut national de la propriété industrielle (INPI) (ou Infogreffe c/ RNCS/Euridile) , Le projet de loi Macron (dernière version adoptée) pour la croissance et…
  • Feb 26

    Informer et communiquer : 10 règles pour être en règle

    Informer et communiquer : 10 règles pour être en règle
    Je suis intervenu en clôture de la matinée d'étude "Le droit sans complexe" organisée par l'ADBS à la DILA ce jeudi 26 février 2015. Voici le "pitch" : comment respecter facilement et sans prise de…
  • Jan 28

    La liste des normes AFNOR d'application obligatoire publiée sur Legifrance

    La liste des normes AFNOR d'application obligatoire publiée sur Legifrance
    Une page spéciale vient d'apparaître sur Legifrance : Normes AFNOR d'application obligatoire. Elle inclut : la référence de la norme AFNOR et le lien vers son texte intégral gratuit (mais difficilement…
Rank this Week: 623

Library Boy

Library Boy

Features legal research news. By Michel-Adrien Sheppard.

http://micheladrien.blogspot.com/
  • Feb 28

    Canadian Forum on Civil Justice February 2015 Access to Justice Newsletter

    Canadian Forum on Civil Justice February 2015 Access to Justice Newsletter
    The non-profit Canadian Forum on Access to Justice (CFCJ) has been publishing a monthly newsletter about Access to Justice since early 2013. The latest issue of the newsletter includes:a post on the need for high-quality research for the…
  • Feb 28

    February 2015 Issue of Connected Bulletin on Courts and Social Media

    February 2015 Issue of Connected Bulletin on Courts and Social Media
    The February 2015 issue of Connected is available online. The bulletin covers news about the impact of new social media on courts. Most of the items are about the United States, but there is occasional coverage of other jurisdiction. The…
  • Feb 26

    Call for Nominations for Denis Marshall Memorial Award for Excellence in Law Librarianship

    Call for Nominations for Denis Marshall Memorial Award for Excellence in Law Librarianship
    The Canadian Association of Law Libraries (CALL) is seeking nominations for the Denis Marshall Memorial Award for Excellence in Law Librarianship:"This award is an honour bestowed upon a current member of CALL/ACBD who has provided…
Rank this Week: 651

The Running Librarian

The Running Librarian

Covers legal publishing and web 2.0. By James Mullan.

http://www.therunninglibrarian.co.uk/
  • Feb 28

    Intranet design is becoming more lightweight

    Intranet design is becoming more lightweight
    As light as a featherAnother day, another article by Steve Bynghall, but this time from this own blog Two Hives. In the article called Intranet design is becoming more lightweight Steve looks at a trend amongst intranet design to build…
  • Feb 27

    Adding value to intranets using dashboard

    Adding value to intranets using dashboard
    I'm a big fan of the articles Step Two write and one of their latest articles by Steve Bynghall provides some very interesting insights into the latest thinking around how intranets can provide value through the use of dashboards.I've talked…
  • Feb 14

    Intranet success webinar - Communicating with a distributed workforce

    Intranet success webinar - Communicating with a distributed workforce
    A few weeks ago I was invited to attend a webinar hosted by Elcom called "Communicating with a distributed workforce" while I didn't manage to attend the live webinar, they have made the webinar recording available for anyone to view.I've…
Rank this Week: 992

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
  • Feb 27

    Mental Health on Campus–Los Angeles, CA

    Mental Health on Campus–Los Angeles, CA
    USC Gould School of Law and the Saks Institute for Mental Health Law, Policy, and Ethics present Mental Health on Campus From Admission to Graduation: Keys to Success for University, Community College,...
  • Feb 27

    ABA Professionalism Award

    ABA Professionalism Award
    The ABA invites nominations for the E. Smythe Gambrell Professionalism Awards. The awards recognize  legal professionalism programming; each award carries a $3,500 cash prize.  See nomination form and instructions and…
  • Feb 27

    IP and the University–Pittsburgh, PA

    IP and the University–Pittsburgh, PA
    Duquesne University School of Law hosts a roundtable on Intellectual Property and the University on April 19 & 20, 2015. The roundtable brings together leading scholars of intellectual property from...
Rank this Week: 54

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/
  • Feb 27

    NILL added new content to the Indian Law Bulletins on 2/27

    NILL added new content to the Indian Law Bulletins on 2/27
    * U.S. Supreme Court Bulletin http://www.narf.org/nill/bulletins/sct/2014-2015update.htmlPetition for certiorari was filed in Western Sky Financial v. Jackson (Arbitration; Tribal Court Exhaustion) on 2/13/15. Petition for certiorari was…
  • Feb 13

    NILL added new content to the Indian Law Bulletins on 2/13

    NILL added new content to the Indian Law Bulletins on 2/13
    Welcome to the new Indian Law Bulletin and website.  You may want to update your bookmarks to the bulletins, which are now at http://www.narf.org/nill/bulletins/.  We hope that you find the new format easier to use on your mobile…
  • Jan 29

    NILL added new content to the Indian Law Bulletins on 1/29

    NILL added new content to the Indian Law Bulletins on 1/29
    Coming soon! In the next couple of weeks, you will see a new look for the National Indan Law Library and Native American Rights Fund websites and emails. We hope you enjoy the new layouts, features, and functionality for portable…
Rank this Week: 2140

Pappas Law Library Blog

Pappas Law Library Blog

From the Boston University School of Law.

http://bulawinteractive.org/libraryblog/
  • Feb 27

    New Certification Classes Added

    New Certification Classes Added
    Additional sections of the certification classes will be held in March. To register for these classes, please go to http://lawlibraryguides.bu.edu/certification/register and click on the class that you are interested in.  
  • Feb 27

    UN Human Rights Case Law Database

    UN Human Rights Case Law Database
    The United Nations has created a searchable database of case law generated by the treaty bodies, or panels of experts, that enforce the major human rights conventions within the scope of the United Nations Human Rights apparatus. As noted in…
  • Feb 24

    Case Law Research in Print Certification Cla

    Case Law Research in Print Certification Cla
    Offered 3 times! Tomorrow at 9am. Thursday at 9am and 1pm.
Rank this Week: 1042

Vermont Law School's Library Blog

Vermont Law School's Library Blog

Covers legal news and information about the library.

http://vlslibrary.wordpress.com
  • Feb 27

    Proquest databases temporarily down from 10pm-3am, 2/28/15

    Proquest databases temporarily down from 10pm-3am, 2/28/15
    On February 28, 2015, ProQuest will be upgrading its systems infrastructure to improve performance, security, and overall reliability of their products. The window is scheduled to begin at 10 p.m. Eastern Standard Time and will last for…
  • Feb 9

    Where do I find government and industry data?

    Where do I find government and industry data?
    Librarians at our Library regularly look out for prospective online resources that can better assist with the learning and researching. We are very happy to share that we just added another great resource for statistical…
  • Jan 26

    Have you changed your Westlaw password recently?

    Have you changed your Westlaw password recently?
    As Westlaw is working to improve their user security, your friendly librarians at VLS are reminding you not forget to change your Westlaw password. Changing a new password is quick and easy by taking the following steps: Please log into…
Rank this Week: 1111

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/
  • Feb 27

    Downton Abbey and the Campbell Divorce Case

    Downton Abbey and the Campbell Divorce Case
    Post by Mary Person and Meg Kribble Warning: this post contains spoilers through the February 22 broadcast of Downton Abbey in the United States! Like many of you, we at the library enjoy watching and discussing the ITV/PBS…
  • Feb 26

    Fair Use and News Reporting – A Fair Use Week Post

    Fair Use and News Reporting – A Fair Use Week Post
    Fair Use and News Reporting Guest post by Leigh Barnwell (J.D. Candidate, Class of 2015, Harvard Law School) News reporting is supposed to be one of the paradigmatic uses protected as fair under US copyright law. It’s listed…
  • Feb 26

    Faculty Book Talk: I. Glenn Cohen’s, Identified Versus Statistical Lives, Wednesday, March 11 at noon

    Faculty Book Talk: I. Glenn Cohen’s, Identified Versus Statistical Lives, Wednesday, March 11 at noon
    The Harvard Law School Library staff invites you to attend a book talk and panel discussion in celebration of  Professor I. Glenn Cohen’s recently published book with co-editors Norman Daniels and Nir Eyal,…
Rank this Week: 1301

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/
  • Feb 27

    RELX: Reed Elsevier, Lexis?? Wait... What??

    RELX: Reed Elsevier, Lexis?? Wait... What??
    Okay... it's Friday. It's snowing in Dallas, and it's a bit slow around the office. But, when I saw that Reed Elsevier was going to change its name to RELX, I thought maybe it was a joke to draw attention away from the black/blue vs.…
  • Feb 10

    The Profession is Doomed

    The Profession is Doomed
    Image [cc] slworking2 Recently I participated on a panel on the future of the profession for the National Conference of Bar Presidents and walked away thoroughly convinced the profession is doomed. For those of you unfamiliar with how bar…
  • Feb 6

    Ok, now you've saved us money. Can you make us some too?

    Ok, now you've saved us money. Can you make us some too?
    Over the past few years, there's been a lot of discussion about the value of the Law Firm Librarian (aka Research Analyst).   I've written on the subject (here and here) as have others (here, here, here and here). Most of the…
Rank this Week: 687

BLS Library Blog

BLS Library Blog

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

http://www.blslibrary.com/
  • Feb 27

    Spring Break Hour

    Spring Break Hour
    The Library hours for the BLS spring recess are: Saturday, March 7:  9am – 10pm Sunday, March 8:  10am – 10pm Monday, March 9 – Saturday, March 14:  9am – 10pm Sunday, March 15:  10am – 12am…
  • Feb 25

    Prepare to Practice…in 30 Minute

    Prepare to Practice…in 30 Minute
    During the month of March the Library will be offering “Prepare to Practice” workshops on various topics to prepare for summer legal jobs and internships. Each “session” will last for 30 minutes and will be held in…
  • Feb 23

    February New Books List

    February New Books List
    The Brooklyn Law School Library February 2015 New Books List is out with 98 new titles in both print and e-book versions. The items cover a wide range of subjects including copyright law (Cultures of Copyright, Call #KF2996 .C85 2015), legal…
Rank this Week: 749

UB Law Library Blog

UB Law Library Blog

Features news from the UB Law Library.

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

    And the winner for Favorite Lawyer is…

    And the winner for Favorite Lawyer is…
    Atticus Finch! This is Atticus’ third consecutive win in the category. The pillar of Maycomb County has shown the best of what lawyers can be. With all the excitement surrounding Go Set a Watchman set for publication in July, it looks…
  • Feb 26

    Gargano to get Law Day Award

    Gargano to get Law Day Award
    Exciting news! Bernadette Gargano’s Pro Se Civil Litigation Support Practicum was selected to receive the Law Day 2015 Justice Award from the Erie County Bar Association. The Pro Se Civil Litigation Support Practicum was selected…
  • Feb 23

    The Millies: Favorite Lawyer

    The Millies: Favorite Lawyer
    We’re entering the final week of the Millies, and it’s time to determine who will be Favorite Lawyer. Many in the legal profession can point to a particular character on the silver screen and say, “That’s why I became…
Rank this Week: 1125

VALLTalk

VALLTalk

From the Virginia Association of Law Libraries.

http://valltalk.blogspot.com/
  • Feb 27

    VALL Board 2015 - 2016

    VALL Board 2015 - 2016
    Patty PetroccioneVice President/President Elect: Patricia Peroccione (Walter T. McCarthy Law Library). Patty received her J.D. from George Washington University, her MSLIS from Catholic University and her B.A. in sociology and…
  • Feb 19

    Virginia Report

    Virginia Report
    To date, the last bound volume published was 286 Virginia (distributed in June 2014) and the last advance sheet published was vol. 288 No. 1 (distributed in October 2014). This means there has been a delay in producing bound volume 287 of…
  • Feb 3

    VLA-VALL Joint Meeting 2015

    VLA-VALL Joint Meeting 2015
    A joint meeting with VLA and VALL will be held October 21-23, 2015 at the Richmond Marriott. Program submissions are now open!  Please consider submitting a program idea for the joint meeting.  It is a wonderful opportunity…
Rank this Week: 1546

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/
  • Feb 27

    DISH eDiscovery Writing Competition

    DISH eDiscovery Writing Competition
    Announcing: DISH® 2015 “Best in Class” eDiscovery Legal Research and Writing Competition sponsored by DISH Network L.L.C., in conjunction with Redgrave LLP. The grand prize is $3,500 for the winning student. The submission…
  • Feb 26

    TODAY: Getting the Incentives Right in Environmentalism talk at 4pm

    TODAY: Getting the Incentives Right in Environmentalism talk at 4pm
    Today at 4pm in room 206 of the law school The Federalist Society will be hosting a talk titled “Getting the Incentives Right in Environmentalism” by James Huffman, Dean Emeritus, Lewis & Clark Law School. Food and drinks will…
  • Feb 25

    Cleveland Metro Bar Association Provides Mental Health Toolkit

    Cleveland Metro Bar Association Provides Mental Health Toolkit
    Lawyers suffer from depression and other related mental illnesses at an alarming rate. More and more resources are becoming available to help impaired professionals get the help they need to treat depression and get their careers and lives…
Rank this Week: 405

Due Process

Due Process

By the Georgetown Law Library.

https://blogs.commons.georgetown.edu/dueprocess/
  • Feb 27

    Pizza Party with the Librarians!

    Pizza Party with the Librarians!
    Ever wanted to eat some really yummy FREE food while discussing the intricacies of the library’s online resources? Boy howdy, are you in luck! It just so happens we’re offering free pizza to students this Tuesday, March 3, from…
  • Feb 20

    ABA Law Library Collection on HeinOnline

    ABA Law Library Collection on HeinOnline
    Looking for access to the Health Lawyer or the Tax Lawyer? What about the ABA Journal? Over 50 publications of the American Bar Association are now available through the HeinOnline ABA Law Library Collection. All members of the Georgetown Law…
  • Jan 21

    Spring 2015 Faculty RA Training

    Spring 2015 Faculty RA Training
    The library will be offering two research training sessions for new faculty research assistants this spring. In this training, research assistants will learn about library services and policies and will gain an introduction to our databases…
Rank this Week: 3758

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
  • Feb 27

    No Netflix, No Problem: House of Cards Seasons 1-2

    No Netflix, No Problem: House of Cards Seasons 1-2
    Unless you’ve been living under a pop culture rock (which in law school is highly likely) you know the third installment of the popular Netflix series House of Cards was released today. If you find yourself without a Netflix account but…
  • Feb 24

    New Books List for February

    New Books List for February
    Every month the Cornell Law Library adds new titles to its collection. The most recent additions for February 2015 are posted, here. A few highlights from this month’s additions are featured below. Foundational Texts In Modern Criminal…
  • Feb 18

    Reminder: Lexis E-Book Prize Drawing for Law Student

    Reminder: Lexis E-Book Prize Drawing for Law Student
Rank this Week: 1778

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/
  • Feb 27

    BYU Law #38 in Alums to Partner

    BYU Law #38 in Alums to Partner
    BYU Law School was recently ranked #38 in the National Law Journal’s ranking of associates promoted to partner in 2014 (BYU Law School affiliation required for this link).  These rankings were part of NLJ’s 2015 Go-To Law…
  • Feb 26

    Greenwire

    Greenwire
    The Law Library has recently acquired access to EnergyWire, ClimateWire, Environment & Energy Daily ( E&E Daily), GreenWire and E&E News PM for the BYU Law School community. Each of these sources provide objective, timely and…
  • Feb 26

    New database: AILALink

    New database: AILALink
    Immigration is one of the most significant hot button issues in the U.S. today as interested parties engage in heated debate regarding appropriate avenues of reform. The Law Library has recently acquired access to AILALink, a research…
Rank this Week: 243

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/
  • Feb 27

    2 Law Schools Plan to Admit 10% of Their Law Students without the LSAT Test

    2 Law Schools Plan to Admit 10% of Their Law Students without the LSAT Test
    Bloomberg reports that the Law Schools at SUNY Buffalo and the University of Iowa are soon going to accept students who have not taken the LSAT. This move is based on recent changes to ABA accreditation standards that allow Law...
  • Feb 26

    Tech Thursday: Spring Cleaning For Your Computer

    Tech Thursday: Spring Cleaning For Your Computer
    Though it's hard to tell by looking outside, Spring is almost here, and it's time for a little spring cleaning. If cleaning and organizing your computer isn't on your to-do list, it should be. If your computer is loaded with...
  • Feb 12

    Ohio Supreme Court Signficantly Enhances Opinion Search With Great New Option

    Ohio Supreme Court Signficantly Enhances Opinion Search With Great New Option
    The Ohio Supreme Court has significantly expanded the search capabilities of its Opinions & Announcements page. These new enhancements include allowing users "to search for specific topics or issues such as mandamus actions or attorney…
Rank this Week: 771

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
  • Feb 27

    Snow Fight on the Capitol Plaza – Pic of the Week

    Snow Fight on the Capitol Plaza – Pic of the Week
    As winter winds its way to a close, snow has continued to fall this week in Washington.  Kelly sent me a link to today’s Pic of the Week suggesting I tweet it.  I liked it so much I thought it deserved to be today’s…
  • Feb 26

    School Desegregation for All Children – The Legacy of Méndez v. Westminster

    School Desegregation for All Children – The Legacy of Méndez v. Westminster
    Gonzalo Méndez, William Guzmán, Frank Palomino, Thomas Estrada, and Lorenzo Ramírez, as citizens of the United States, and on behalf of their minor children, and as they allege in the petition, on behalf of ‘some…
  • Feb 25

    An Interview with Suneewan Creech, Library Technician

    An Interview with Suneewan Creech, Library Technician
    This week’s interview is with Suneewan Creech, the newest technician in the Collection Services Division of the Law Library.  Although she’s not really new, Ms. Creech has been a contractor at the Law Library since 2008,…
Rank this Week: 194

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/
  • Feb 27

    Tribute to Prof. Monroe Freedman

    Tribute to Prof. Monroe Freedman
    My favorite Monroe story:In addition to his legion of accomplishments and contributions to the legal community, Monroe had a delightful sense of humor.  He provided what is still my all-time favorite Reference question.  He wanted…
  • Feb 25

    Congress.gov Legislative Email Alert

    Congress.gov Legislative Email Alert
    Congress.gov now offers email alerts!Congress.gov is the official website for U.S. federal legislative information. The site provides access to accurate, timely, and complete legislative information for Members of Congress, legislative…
  • Feb 24

    W. E. B. Dubois: A Digital Archive

    W. E. B. Dubois: A Digital Archive
    African American History Month, and especially the last week in February, are especially appropriate times to celebrate the wonderful digital archive capturing the works of W. E. B. Dubois--author, scholar, educator, magazine editor,…
Rank this Week: 454

Cocky Law Blawg

Cocky Law Blawg

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

http://blawg.law.sc.edu
  • Feb 27

    This Week in Legal New

    This Week in Legal New
    On Tuesday, President Obama vetoed legislation authorizing the Keystone LX pipeline. On Tuesday night, a Texas jury convicted Eddie Ray Routh of murder and sentenced him to life in prison for the fatal shootings of “American…
  • Feb 26

    Dr. Seuss Gets Star Turn in USSC Opinion

    Dr. Seuss Gets Star Turn in USSC Opinion
    In her dissent yesterday in the Yates evidence-destruction case, Justice Elena Kagan gave Dr. Seuss his first citation in a decision of the United States Supreme Court.  Read the entire opinion here.
  • Feb 26

    10 Things to do in Columbia in March

    10 Things to do in Columbia in March
    We know that law students often live in a bubble, but it’s important to get outside, clear your head, and think about things besides the rule of perpetuity and the commerce clause!  Whether you like art, music, or sports,…
Rank this Week: 1353

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
  • Feb 27

    Criminal Law Supreme Court Opinions - 2/27/2015

    Criminal Law Supreme Court Opinions - 2/27/2015
    Category: Recent Decisions;Criminal Opinions Body: SC19109 - State v. Riley (Murder; attempt to commit murder; assault first degree; conspiracy to commit murder; "In a recent trilogy of cases, the United States Supreme Court fundamentally…
  • Feb 24

    Parental Kidnapping in Connecticut - 2015 Edition

    Parental Kidnapping in Connecticut - 2015 Edition
    Category: FYI;Legal Research;Self-Help Body: The 2015 edition of Parental Kidnapping in Connecticut has been posted to our Research Guides page. Published: 2/24/2015 11:28 AM
  • Feb 23

    Family Law Supreme Court Opinion - 2/23/2015

    Family Law Supreme Court Opinion - 2/23/2015
    Category: Recent Decisions;Family Opinions Body: SC19215 - Olszewski v. Jordan ("The principal issue in this appeal is whether attorneys are entitled by operation of law to equitable charging liens against marital assets for fees and…
Rank this Week: 411

Library Stuff

Library Stuff

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

http://www.librarystuff.net
  • Feb 27

    UT Joins Digital Public Library of America

    UT Joins Digital Public Library of America
    “UT Libraries has partnered with the Tennessee State Library and Archives and the Tenn-Share statewide library consortium to become a service hub for the Digital Public Library of America. Tennessee’s service hub was one of four…
  • Feb 27

    N.O. Public Library hopes to avert financial crisi

    N.O. Public Library hopes to avert financial crisi
    “The New Orleans Public Library is taking some steps to keep library doors open with funding running out. Thursday morning there was a Turn the Page on Literacy event for young students, with the hope of turning the page on its…
  • Feb 26

    Planned sale of rare books roils Gordon College

    Planned sale of rare books roils Gordon College
    “When a wealthy family bequeathed a collection of rare Bibles and Shakespeare folios to Gordon College in 1922, it came with a catch: the works had to remain intact and with the school. That’s why a descendant of the late…
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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/
  • Feb 27

    Gary Glitter jailed for 16 years – BBC New

    Gary Glitter jailed for 16 years – BBC New
    ‘Former pop star Gary Glitter has been jailed for a total of 16 years for sexually abusing three young girls between 1975 and 1980.’ Full story BBC News, 27th February 2015 Source: www.bbc.co.uk
  • Feb 27

    The Big Fat Gypsy Judicial Review – UK Human Rights Blog

    The Big Fat Gypsy Judicial Review – UK Human Rights Blog
    ‘Traveller Movement v Ofcom and Channel 4, [2015] EWHC 406 (Admin), 20 February 2015. One of the nation’s great televisual fascinations last week became the unlikely subject of an Administrative Court judgment that demonstrates…
  • Feb 27

    Supreme Court – the right to be on the beach – UK Human Rights Blog

    Supreme Court – the right to be on the beach – UK Human Rights Blog
    ‘The Queen (on the application of Newhaven Port and Properties Limited) v East Sussex County Council and Newhaven Town Council [2015] SC 7 25 February 2015. Late February is not necessarily the best time of year for a bit of UK sea…
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Seattle University Law Library…

Seattle University Law Library INFO

Covers legal news, legal research and library news.

http://lawlibraryblog.seattleu.edu/
  • Feb 27

    Using Primo to Request Books from Summit and Interlibrary Loan

    Using Primo to Request Books from Summit and Interlibrary Loan
    When you run a search from the default search screen on Primo, our new library catalog, you may notice that some of the books or resources that appear in your result list are not available via the law library’s collection. You can still…
  • Feb 26

    Poverty Traps in Criminalized Communities: A Life Sentence of Debt and Unemployment

    Poverty Traps in Criminalized Communities: A Life Sentence of Debt and Unemployment
    Social Justice Monday – February 23, 2015 Submitted by Justin Abbasi, Law Library Intern There is a national crisis regarding policing, prosecution and imprisonment of low-income communities of color and sexual minorities. The events…
  • Feb 25

    Is Beast Mode really trademarked?

    Is Beast Mode really trademarked?
    The United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) has a free trademark search database. It’s worth knowing about as a research tool. Just for fun, we looked up “Beast Mode.” It came up with 41 documents, including some…
Rank this Week: 596

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/
  • Feb 26

    Throwback Thursday: Go Texan Memorial Edition

    Throwback Thursday: Go Texan Memorial Edition
    by Heather Kushnerick, Special Collections Librarian & College ArchivistThe Dons of South Texas: Professor Mussleman, an unknown staff member, Dean Bill Wilks, and Dean Sandra DeGraw, March, 1994.Tomorrow, Friday, February 27,…
  • Feb 25

    Collection Spotlight - President's Day Edition

    Collection Spotlight - President's Day Edition
    by Barbara Szalkowski, Senior Catalog LibrarianNow Appearing in the Library!The Library has a wide selection of workson the Presidents of the United States --their powers, their policies, andtheir individual stories.The Collection includes…
  • Feb 25

    Collection Spotlight - Bar Exam Edition

    Collection Spotlight - Bar Exam Edition
    by Barbara Szalkowski, Senior Catalog LibrarianNow Appearing in the Library!This week, students in states across the countryare sitting down to take their state bar exams.In most states, these exams are held thelast week in February and the…
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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/
  • Feb 26

    ProQuest Databases Unavailable on Saturday, Feb. 28

    ProQuest Databases Unavailable on Saturday, Feb. 28
    The UW Libraries subscribe to several useful databases from a company called ProQuest. Law students and other legal researchers might use:ProQuest CongressionalProQuest Dissertations & ThesesIndex IslamicusThese and other ProQuest…
  • Feb 26

    Writing Competitions for Law Student

    Writing Competitions for Law Student
    The George Washington University Law School has created a list of more than 150 legal writing competitions for students.  You can get more information and download the spreadsheet here.Hat tip: Legal Skills Prof Blog
  • Feb 20

    Voices from the Rwanda Tribunal

    Voices from the Rwanda Tribunal
    After the 1994 Rwandan genocide, the UN set up the International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda (ICTR). This historic tribunal delivered its last trial judgment in December 2012 and is now winding down its appellate work.In 2008,  a team…
Rank this Week: 581

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
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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/
  • Feb 26

    Legal Writing Competition

    Legal Writing Competition
    The Writing Center at George Washington Law School has posted information on the over 150 legal writing competitions around the country. The competitions cover a wide range of legal topics, and information on eligibility is included. Learn…
  • Feb 13

    Authorization for the Use of Military Force Against ISIL

    Authorization for the Use of Military Force Against ISIL
    A White House Press Release announced that on Wednesday, February 11, 2015, “President Obama transmitted to Congress a proposed authorization for the use of military force, or AUMF, against the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant, also…
  • Feb 12

    Childhood and Migration in Central and North America – Study

    Childhood and Migration in Central and North America – Study
    The Center for Gender & Refugee Studies reported in its February 12, 2015 press release the publication of a comprehensive regional study on the “conditions, laws, policies, and practices throughout the Northern Central…
Rank this Week: 1559

AALL's Washington Blawg

AALL's Washington Blawg

From the American Association of Law Libraries.

http://aallwash.wordpress.com
  • Feb 26

    AALL Applauds FCC Approval of Strong Net Neutrality Rule

    AALL Applauds FCC Approval of Strong Net Neutrality Rule
    By Elizabeth Holland The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) voted today to adopt strict new rules for Internet providers, protecting net neutrality by reclassifying the Internet as a public utility. Under the new rules, broadband…
  • Feb 12

    Can’t make it to D.C.? Here’s how you can help…

    Can’t make it to D.C.? Here’s how you can help…
    By Elizabeth Holland In just a few short weeks, law librarians will travel to Washington, D.C., where they will meet with their members of Congress to discuss AALL’s top priority issues as part of our 2015 Local Advocate Lobby Day.…
  • Feb 9

    Guest Post: Confessions of a Novice Lobbyer

    Guest Post: Confessions of a Novice Lobbyer
    By Ronald Wheeler, Director of the Law Library & Information Resources & Associate Professor of Legal Research, Suffolk University Law School In just five weeks, AALL will host its third Local Advocate Lobby Day in Washington, D.C.…
Rank this Week: 1421

Jenkins Law Library Blog

Jenkins Law Library Blog

Covers technology and legal research.

https://www.jenkinslaw.org/blog
  • Feb 26

    Jenkins On Your Desktop: ABA Law Library Collection Periodicals on HeinOnline

    Jenkins On Your Desktop: ABA Law Library Collection Periodicals on HeinOnline
    Check out the new ABA Law Library Collection Periodicals on HeinOnline! This collection features over 90 ABA periodical titles, including 44 titles previously only available to ABA section members. Select titles are available as full color…
  • Feb 19

    Jenkins On Your Desktop: New! The Law of Lawyering, Fourth Edition

    Jenkins On Your Desktop: New! The Law of Lawyering, Fourth Edition
    Curious about the revisions and updated changes made in December’s release of the The Law of Lawyering, 4th ed.? The greatly expanded two-volume fourth edition of The Law of Lawyering is available on the Loislaw Treatise Library, a…
  • Feb 12

    Model Real Estate Forms in PA Legal Forms Database

    Model Real Estate Forms in PA Legal Forms Database
    Are you handling a real estate matter for a client and don’t want to reinvent the wheel when it comes to drafting a document? Start your search in the real estate materials in the PA Legal Forms database, which members of Jenkins can…
Rank this Week: 493

MoreUs Law Library Blawg

MoreUs Law Library Blawg

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

http://uvalaw.typepad.com/library/
  • Feb 26

    The Constitute Project

    The Constitute Project
    Tunisia, Egypt, Fiji, Zimbabwe, Somalia, Libya, South Sudan and Hungary have all produced new constitutions in the past few years. Each of these constitutions arose in different political circumstances, but how, in general, does a nation…
  • Feb 21

    Mindfulness Meditations Break on Mondays and Wednesday

    Mindfulness Meditations Break on Mondays and Wednesday
    You’re welcome to 15-minute meditation breaks, every Monday at 3pm and Wednesday at noon in the Library’s Klaus Room (2nd floor). No prior meditation experience or registration required – just come on in, sit in a comfy easy…
  • Feb 17

    The Law Library Opens at 10am Today

    The Law Library Opens at 10am Today
Rank this Week: 554

Oregon Legal Research

Oregon Legal Research

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

http://blog.oregonlegalresearch.com/
  • Feb 26

    Position Announcement: JD/MLS/A2J Public Services Attorney (Seattle, WA)

    Position Announcement: JD/MLS/A2J Public Services Attorney (Seattle, WA)
    King County (Seattle, Washington) Law Library: Position Announcement: Public Services Attorney (link to full job description) Excerpt: “The Public Law Library of King County is proud to announce a new full-time, benefit position of…
  • Feb 26

    Marion County (Oregon) Law Library Volunteer Position

    Marion County (Oregon) Law Library Volunteer Position
    Interested in finding out if you like being or working in law libraries? Curious about how law libraries are different from other types of libraries? Willing to shelve and shift books? Visit the Marion County Volunteer Opportunities webpage…
  • Feb 24

    Save That Webpage to the Internet Archive!

    Save That Webpage to the Internet Archive!
    It’s easy! Visit the Internet Archive. Click on Web. Enter the URL you want saved into the “Save Page Now” box. Voila! For example, I linked in a previous blog post to this article: “Never trust a corporation to do…
Rank this Week: 3024

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
  • Feb 26

    Position Announcement: JD/MLS/A2J Public Services Attorney (Seattle, WA)

    Position Announcement: JD/MLS/A2J Public Services Attorney (Seattle, WA)
    King County (Seattle, Washington) Law Library: Position Announcement: Public Services Attorney (link to full job description) Excerpt: “The Public Law Library of King County is proud to announce a new full-time, benefit position of…
  • Feb 26

    Marion County (Oregon) Law Library Volunteer Position

    Marion County (Oregon) Law Library Volunteer Position
    Interested in finding out if you like being or working in law libraries? Curious about how law libraries are different from other types of libraries? Willing to shelve and shift books? Visit the Marion County Volunteer Opportunities webpage…
  • Feb 24

    Save That Webpage to the Internet Archive!

    Save That Webpage to the Internet Archive!
    It’s easy! Visit the Internet Archive. Click on Web. Enter the URL you want saved into the “Save Page Now” box. Voila! For example, I linked in a previous blog post to this article: “Never trust a corporation to do…
Rank this Week: 363

Harrisburg Campus Library Blogs

Harrisburg Campus Library Blogs

From Widener Law.

http://blogs.lawlib.widener.edu/harrisburg
  • Feb 26

    Books As You’ve Never Seen Them Before

    Books As You’ve Never Seen Them Before
      Check out these amazing works of art carved from old books and follow through to the video on TED.    
  • Feb 20

    Are Study Groups Necessary?

    Are Study Groups Necessary?
      From JDEmployed On the journey towards law school exam domination, an important question must be asked: will it be more beneficial to study on your own or with a group of your classroom peers? After all, whatever helps increase the…
  • Feb 19

    Law School and Outline

    Law School and Outline
      Final exams are just around the corner. An outline is your best tool for learning all of the law that you need to know in time for your final exams.   An outline will help you condense the material that you have learned over the…
Rank this Week: 1321

The BIALL Blog

The BIALL Blog

From the British and Irish Association of Law Librarians.

http://biall.blogspot.com/
  • Feb 26

    BIALL Legal Journals Award 2015 - 2 weeks to nominate

    BIALL Legal Journals Award 2015 - 2 weeks to nominate
    Nominations for the coveted BIALL Legal Journals Award for 2015 close at the end of Monday 9 March 2015, so a little under two weeks remain for you to play your important part in:Recognising and rewarding excellence in legal serials…
  • Feb 23

    Press release Librarian one of the most desirable jobs in Britain? We agree!

    Press release Librarian one of the most desirable jobs in Britain? We agree!
    Issued: 19 February 2015A recent YouGov poll of over 14,000 adults found that respondents ranked librarian second highest in terms of what they would like to do for a living. Whilst it might be said that many respondents could be envisaging a…
  • Feb 12

    Pepper v Hart

    Pepper v Hart
    We are now in the 20th year of running the very popular Pepper v Hart research course, which the staff at Lincoln’s Inn Library have very kindly agreed to run for us again.Places on the course are limited so please book early to …
Rank this Week: 1139

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/
  • Feb 26

    Heads Up! National Weights and Measures Week March 1-7

    Heads Up! National Weights and Measures Week March 1-7
    How many heads tall is the average man? What on earth kind of measurement is "a head?" Or a bushel? Or a fortnight? You know we love weights and measures here at the Moritz Law Library, and its a more pressing topic as drug laws…
  • Feb 25

    New and Improved Black's Law Dictionary Online

    New and Improved Black's Law Dictionary Online
    In the past, using Black's Law Dictionary on WestlawNext has been trying.  You look up "constitution" and see a reference to another definition for "penumbra."  But you cannot click on "penumbra."  You must…
  • Feb 19

    Committee Name Game

    Committee Name Game
    The intricacies of legislative history beset many a researcher.  Changes in the legislative process can further complicate an already difficult process.  For example, in 2011, the House of Representatives adopted a new rule requiring a…
Rank this Week: 673

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
Rank this Week: 709

Legal Informatics Blog

Legal Informatics Blog

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

http://legalinformatics.wordpress.com
  • Feb 25

    Land: Participatory Fact-Finding: Developing New Directions for Human Rights Investigations Through New Technologie

    Land: Participatory Fact-Finding: Developing New Directions for Human Rights Investigations Through New Technologie
    Molly K. Land of the University of Connecticut has posted Participatory Fact-Finding: Developing New Directions for Human Rights Investigations Through New Technologies, forthcoming in The Future of Human Rights Fact-Finding (Philip Alston…
  • Feb 25

    Tech for Justice Hackathon+ Austin: Results, storify, links, and resource

    Tech for Justice Hackathon+ Austin: Results, storify, links, and resource
    Tech for Justice Hackathon+ Austin was held February 21-22, 2015 in Austin, Texas, USA. The event was organized by the Internet Bar Organization. Video describing the results and winners of the event is available at:…
  • Feb 20

    Tech for Justice Hackathon+ Austin: February 21-22, 2015

    Tech for Justice Hackathon+ Austin: February 21-22, 2015
    Tech for Justice Hackathon+ Austin is scheduled to be held February 21-22, 2015 in Austin, Texas, USA. The event is organized by the Internet Bar Organization. The Twitter account for the event is @TechForJustice One Twitter hashtag for the…
Rank this Week: 111

Old Fox's KM blotter

Old Fox's KM blotter

Covers knowledge management.

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

    Good Stuff

    Good Stuff
    Read this linkRules Police Have to FollowAuthored by Ken LaMance, LegalMatch Law Library Managing Editor and Attorney at Law   inShareRules Police Have to FollowPolice officers work hard to ensure people are following the…
  • Feb 25

    What's a Fabian socialist?

    What's a Fabian socialist?
    The following essay was written by Jerry Bowyer for Forbes in 2008. We were warned. -- Gary DeMar_________________Barack Obama is a Fabian socialist. I should know; I was raised by one. My Grandfather worked as a union machinist for…
  • Feb 24

    The Poor Guys!

    The Poor Guys!
    Paddy and Mick were walking along a street in London ...Paddy looked in one of the shop windows and saw a sign that caught his eye.The sign read, "Suits £5.00 each, Shirts £2.00 each, Trousers £2.50 per pair"....Paddy said…
Rank this Week: 807

Collection Development Blog

Collection Development Blog

Covers legal news and resources. By the Servies Collection Development Department of the Hong Kong University Library.

http://obelix.lib.hku.hk/cdblog
  • Feb 25

    ProQuest upcoming maintenance on March 1, 2015

    ProQuest upcoming maintenance on March 1, 2015
    On March 1, 2015, ProQuest will be upgrading its systems infrastructure to improve performance, security, and overall reliability of the products. The window is scheduled to begin at 11 AM and will last for five  hours. During…
  • Feb 23

    United Nations human rights jurisprudence database launched

    United Nations human rights jurisprudence database launched
    The UN Human Rights Office has recently launched a major online database of Treaty Bodies’ case law, which is known as Jurisprudence, http://juris.ohchr.org. It forms as a starting resource of the human rights recommendations and…
  • Feb 4

    Law Journals – Table of Contents (A)

    Law Journals – Table of Contents (A)
    Selected Law Journals: Table of Contents This list covers top ranked (A or A*) law journals selected from the ARC (Australian Research Council) ranked journal list and Asian law related journals of interest to the HKU community. Table of…
Rank this Week: 134

ThomChat

ThomChat

Thomas Jefferson School of Law Library Blog

http://tjsllibrary.wordpress.com
  • Feb 25

    Celebrate Single-Tasking Day: Here’s Why and How! By Elizabeth Scott, M.S. Stress Management Expert

    Celebrate Single-Tasking Day: Here’s Why and How! By Elizabeth Scott, M.S. Stress Management Expert
    Multi-tasking was once thought to be “the answer” for those who wanted to get more done in less time: simply do twice as much by doing two things at once! However, research has painted a different picture: multi-tasking actually…
  • Feb 4

    TRAIN YOUR BRAIN: MEMORY TIPS AND TRICKS

    TRAIN YOUR BRAIN: MEMORY TIPS AND TRICKS
    “I knew this last week! Why can’t I remember this?” – Every law student, ever. Even at the best of times our memory can fail, leaving us hopelessly fumbling for that case name or trying to remember who had the ……
  • Jan 20

    Why Law Students and Job Seekers Need Business Card

    Why Law Students and Job Seekers Need Business Card
    Well, in general, why does anyone need a business card? I use them as a logical, manageable way to communicate my contact information to another person. It’s a physical object that someone can refer to at a later time to ……
Rank this Week: 1312