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Yale Law Library - News and Events

Yale Law Library - News and Events

Covers library acquisitions, book talks, and administrative news.

http://library.law.yale.edu/news
  • Sep 30

    Research Workshop: Creating Power Searches Using Boolean Logic

    Research Workshop: Creating Power Searches Using Boolean Logic
    Creating Power Searches Using Boolean Logic and Other Tricks Wednesday, October 1, 2014 Tomorrow, Wednesday, October 1, 2014, at 3:10 pm, in SLB Room 110, join John Nann, Associate Librarian for Research and Instruction to learn how…
  • Sep 30

    A Celebration of the Anthony Taussig Acquisition

    A Celebration of the Anthony Taussig Acquisition
    The Lillian Goldman Law Library andThe Beinecke Rare Book & Manuscript Library invite the Yale community to A CELEBRATION OF THE ANTHONY TAUSSIG ACQUISITION   Friday, October 3, 2014   10:15-11:00am: Welcome Reception (Room 122,…
  • Sep 28

    Yale Law Library's earliest printed books: Lodovico Pontano's Singularia iuri

    Yale Law Library's earliest printed books: Lodovico Pontano's Singularia iuri
    With this final installment on our earliest printed books, we will have covered all the early centers of printing in Italy: Rome, Naples, and now Venice. Printing came to Venice in 1469 with Johann of Speyer and his brother Wendelin. Johann…
Rank this Week: 535

In Custodia Legis

In Custodia Legis

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

http://blogs.loc.gov/law
  • Sep 30

    Accessing Reading Room Materials During Our Move

    Accessing Reading Room Materials During Our Move
    This is a guest post by Anne Guha, legal information analyst with the Law Library Public Services Division. As Margaret explained in a previous blog post, recently we have been preparing the Law Library Reading Room, located in Room 201 in…
  • Sep 30

    Researching Norwegian Law Online and in the Library

    Researching Norwegian Law Online and in the Library
    The following is a guest post by Elin Hofverberg, a foreign law research consultant who covers Scandinavian countries at the Law Library of Congress. Elin has previously written about the bicentenary of Norway’s constitution and a…
  • Sep 26

    Congress.gov: Removing the Beta Label and New Enhancement

    Congress.gov: Removing the Beta Label and New Enhancement
    The Library of Congress launched Congress.gov in beta two years ago.  Today, I’m happy to announce we officially removed the beta label. That’s roughly three years quicker than Gmail took to remove its beta label, but we…
Rank this Week: 844

Yale Law Library - Rare Books Blog

Yale Law Library - Rare Books Blog

Covers historical and rare law books.

http://library.law.yale.edu/blogs/rare-books
  • Sep 30

    A Celebration of the Anthony Taussig Acquisition

    A Celebration of the Anthony Taussig Acquisition
    The Lillian Goldman Law Library andThe Beinecke Rare Book & Manuscript Library invite the Yale community to A CELEBRATION OF THE ANTHONY TAUSSIG ACQUISITION   Friday, October 3, 2014   10:15-11:00am: Welcome Reception (Room 122,…
  • Sep 28

    Yale Law Library's earliest printed books: Lodovico Pontano's Singularia iuri

    Yale Law Library's earliest printed books: Lodovico Pontano's Singularia iuri
    With this final installment on our earliest printed books, we will have covered all the early centers of printing in Italy: Rome, Naples, and now Venice. Printing came to Venice in 1469 with Johann of Speyer and his brother Wendelin. Johann…
  • Sep 26

    Yale Law Library's earliest printed books: a commentary on the Liber Sextu

    Yale Law Library's earliest printed books: a commentary on the Liber Sextu
    The third of Yale Law Library’s four books from 1471 is a canon law commentary: Dominicus de Sancto Geminiano’s Super secunda parte sexti libri decretalium (Rome: Adam Rot, 1471).
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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/
  • Sep 30

    Not Your Grandma’s Law Practice: Leveraging Technology and Innovation to Improve Access to Legal Service

    Not Your Grandma’s Law Practice: Leveraging Technology and Innovation to Improve Access to Legal Service
    Monday, September 29, 2014 Submitted by Justin Abbasi, Law Library Intern Dan Lear ‘07 and Greg McLawsen discussed how emerging ideas, innovations and technologies are fundamentally changing everything from retail to hospitality and…
  • Sep 25

    What’s Law Got to do With It?

    What’s Law Got to do With It?
    Social Justice Monday – September 22, 2014 Submitted by Justin Abbasi, Law Library Intern Professor Deb Eddy discussed how federal and state law stops short of establishing any effective legal framework for megacities like Seattle to…
  • Sep 24

    The Zacarias Moussaoui (September 11) Trial

    The Zacarias Moussaoui (September 11) Trial
    Zacarias Moussaoui is the only person charged in a United States courtroom in connection with the 9-11 attacks. In August of 2001, Moussaoui was suspected of possible terrorist activity after raising suspicion at a flight school for…
Rank this Week: 1102

Charlotte Law Library News

Charlotte Law Library News

Covers research, books and library news. From the Charlotte School of Law library team.

http://charlottelawlibrary.wordpress.com
  • Sep 30

    October Happening

    October Happening
    Never fear, we’ve got plenty of tricks and treats for this bewitching month! HALLOWEEN: Misfit’s Witches Ball, Corn Mazes, pumpkin patches, hay rides, Scarowinds, Bootanical, Pumpkin Patch Party at Romare Bearden Park , GUTS…
  • Sep 30

    Chuck Lifford: A Success Story

    Chuck Lifford: A Success Story
    The following is an article featuring one of our alumni: His first year as an attorney marks a second career for Chuck Lifford. The retired assistant Gastonia police chief is the new kid in the practice with attorneys Gus Anthony ……
  • Sep 29

    Links We Love Weekly Round-Up — September 29, 2014

    Links We Love Weekly Round-Up — September 29, 2014
    Online Court Archive PACER Says It Will Restore Access to Missing Records The Administrative Office of the U.S. Courts (or AO) has a plan to restore online access to documents that were controversially removed in August from PACER, the online…
Rank this Week: 1457

CM Law Library Blog

CM Law Library Blog

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

http://cmlawlibraryblog.classcaster.net/
  • Sep 30

    Legal Education Reform Resources in One Place

    Legal Education Reform Resources in One Place
    From the Carnegie Report to The Lawyer Bubble, legal education reform has been a hot topic in academia, the profession, and in the news for the past several years. Writing on the issue has started to pile up, making it increasing difficult to…
  • Sep 30

    Director of Ohio Office of Bar Admissions Coming to CM This Week

    Director of Ohio Office of Bar Admissions Coming to CM This Week
    The Director of the Ohio Office of Bar Admissions will be be at Cleveland Marshall on Wednesday 10/1/14 from 4 to 6 pm in the Moot Court Room. She will discuss the Character and Fitness process and she will be able to address your…
  • Sep 29

    Need Help in Writing Your Paper?

    Need Help in Writing Your Paper?
    At the beginning of the semester there is lots of activity in the library—especially for those students who are writing a paper for a class, seminar, competition, and/or journals and law review. Don’t fret the law library has you…
Rank this Week: 580

UB Law Library Blog

UB Law Library Blog

Features news from the UB Law Library.

http://libweb.lib.buffalo.edu/blog/law
  • Sep 30

    Devil in the Detail

    Devil in the Detail
    I admit that, on occasion, when I want something, I have offered up gold stars or my undying affection. (Disclaimer: Of course, anyone who has dealt with me knows that I typically don’t have any gold stars to give out and my undying…
  • Sep 24

    Figuring Out Ferguson Resource Guide

    Figuring Out Ferguson Resource Guide
    Last week the Buffalo Criminal Law Center, Buffalo Criminal Law Society, Black Law Students Association, and Latin American Law Students Association hosted the panel, “Figuring Out Ferguson: A Conversation on Race, Law Enforcement…
  • Sep 17

    Why Thomas Jefferson is Never the Way to Go

    Why Thomas Jefferson is Never the Way to Go
    Can we talk? Perhaps it’s the passing of Joan Rivers that has made it so apparent, but there have been a lot of fashion faux pas going on these days in court. Oh who am I kidding? We’ve definitely been here before as evidenced…
Rank this Week: 1139

Election Law @ Moritz

Election Law @ Moritz

Information and insight on the laws governing federal, state and local elections. By the Moritz College of Law.

http://moritzlaw.osu.edu/electionlaw/
Rank this Week: 1623

Boston College Legal Eagle

Boston College Legal Eagle

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

http://bclegaleagle.blogspot.com/
  • Sep 30

    Terrific Source for Researching International Law in U.S. Court

    Terrific Source for Researching International Law in U.S. Court
    The American Society of International Law (ASIL) has just re-launched a terrific source for researching international law in U.S. courts, "i.lex," at http://ilex.asil.org/"i.lex" is an online database for selected U.S. federal and state…
  • Sep 8

    New Lexis Advance enhancements!

    New Lexis Advance enhancements!
    If you logged in to Lexis Advance this morning, September 8th, you saw the new and enhanced user interface.  The selection wheel is gone and the option to browse topics and sources has moved. This video provides the highlights.…
  • Aug 29

    Practical Law Company (PLC) available via Westlaw!

    Practical Law Company (PLC) available via Westlaw!
    In 2013, the news broke that Thomas Reuters (parent of West and Westlaw) had purchased the popular practitioner-oriented Practical Law Company. Just this year, the PLC platform was integrated into our law school Westlaw subscription and is…
Rank this Week: 1236

Cincinnati Law Library Blog

Cincinnati Law Library Blog

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

http://cincinnatilaw.blogspot.com/
  • Sep 30

    Supreme Court blocks early voting in Ohio

    Supreme Court blocks early voting in Ohio
    As of yesterday's post, Ohio's early voting, scheduled to begin today, was awaiting decision from the U.S. Supreme Court. Late Monday evening, the high court granted a stay to state officials in a 5-4 decision split along party lines, with…
  • Sep 29

    Proposed bill would require first-time DUI offenders to have breathalyzer device on vehicle

    Proposed bill would require first-time DUI offenders to have breathalyzer device on vehicle
    Ohio H.B. 469 is set for hearing Tuesday with a possible vote scheduled. The bill, introduced in March, amends Ohio's OVI laws to require that first-time offenders of alcohol-related OVI offenses use an ignition interlock device (IID) if they…
  • Sep 29

    Decision on Ohio early voting pending with the Supreme Court

    Decision on Ohio early voting pending with the Supreme Court
    New developments have arisen for Ohio's early voting laws, with voting currently set to begin tomorrow. Last Wednesday, a three-judge panel from the Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit issued a decision upholding the injunction granted by…
Rank this Week: 1484

CWSL Library News

CWSL Library News

From the California Western School of Law.

http://blogs.cwsl.edu/blog/library/
  • Sep 30

    Microfilm and Microfiche

    Microfilm and Microfiche
    Our microfilm collection includes: Congressional Hearings and Reports Supreme Court Briefs from 1933 to 2009 The Congressional Record and Federal Register The California Register and California Code of Regulations The State Session Laws Most…
  • Sep 25

    Interlibrary Loans (ILL)

    Interlibrary Loans (ILL)
    California Western students or employees who wish to use material which our Library does not own should check with the Interlibrary Loan Librarian to determine the location of the books or documents needed and the feasibility of arranging an…
  • Sep 18

    Bill Bookheim Languages of the World Dictionary Collection

    Bill Bookheim Languages of the World Dictionary Collection
    Here in the CWSL Librar we are extremely proud of one of our new collections.  These dictionaries are all found in a single location in the Library’s Reference Collection on the first floor of the library and are great for…
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Library Stuff

Library Stuff

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

http://www.librarystuff.net
  • Sep 30

    National Library of Medicine Joins The Commons on Flickr

    National Library of Medicine Joins The Commons on Flickr
    “The Commons on Flickr was launched in 2008 as a pilot project in partnership with the Library of Congress in order to increase access to publicly-held photography collections and to invite the general public to provide information…
  • Sep 30

    John Green’s ‘The Fault in Our Stars’ banned in Riverside

    John Green’s ‘The Fault in Our Stars’ banned in Riverside
    “One of the most popular young adult novels of recent times has been banned in Riverside. The Riverside Unified School District has forbidden John Green’s “The Fault in Our Stars” in its middle school libraries. The…
  • Sep 30

    Where books (and more) go to wait

    Where books (and more) go to wait
    “I still walk in here and say, ‘Wow,’ ” said Steve Bertino. Bertino is part of the team that runs the Harvard Depository, a high-density, high-security, off-campus facility that houses a staggering amount of materials…
Rank this Week: 195

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
  • Sep 30

    Book Sale October 6-8

    Book Sale October 6-8
    We’re having a book sale next week! The law library occasionally gets extra copies of books and in order to make room for new titles we pass them on to you at the unbeatable price of $1. We’ll be adding titles as the sale goes…
  • Sep 23

    Banned Books Week: September 21-27

    Banned Books Week: September 21-27
    It’s Banned Books Week, an annual event bringing together the entire book community to celebrate the freedom to read. According to the American Library Association 307 separate titles were challenged in the United States last year…
  • Sep 18

    Scholarship@Cornell Law: Handbook on Juvenile Law in Zambia

    Scholarship@Cornell Law: Handbook on Juvenile Law in Zambia
    As mentioned in the Law School’s Spotlight series last week, the Avon Global Center for Women and Justice and the International Human Rights Clinic, both of Cornell Law School, and the Center for Law and Justice recently released a new…
Rank this Week: 4879

The Blackacre Times

The Blackacre Times

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

http://theblackacretimes.com/
  • Sep 30

    Domestic Violence Policies in Professional Sport

    Domestic Violence Policies in Professional Sport
    By Darius Woods For years, two of the countries largest professional sporting organizations, the National Football League (NFL) and Major League Baseball (MLB), have taken an individual case-by-case based approach to handling domestic…
  • Sep 26

    Meet Austin Martin William

    Meet Austin Martin William
    This is the fourth installment of our Meet a Librarian series. In the first three installments you met Deborah Schander, Pam Brannon, and Terrance Manion. In honor of my birthday today, I thought I would interview myself for the series.…
  • Sep 18

    Job Hunting?

    Job Hunting?
    by Meghan Starr If you are thinking about life after law school or preparing for a summer job, check out the Law Library’s new display on interviewing (just past the reference desk).   The Librarians have pulled together some…
Rank this Week: 1037

BLAWg IN Bloom: The Indiana Law…

BLAWg IN Bloom: The Indiana Law Library Blog

Covers legal news, legal resources, and library information. From the Indiana University Maurer School of Law.

http://www.law.indiana.edu/lawlibrary/blawg
  • Sep 30

    Found in the Stacks: Banned Film

    Found in the Stacks: Banned Film
    Banned Films by Edward de Grazia and Roger K. Newman, R.R. Bowker Company, 1982. KF 4300 .D43 Are you a movie buff? Perhaps you are a little bit of a rebel too? If so you might want to take a look at Banned Books by de Grazia and Newman. The…
  • Sep 25

    Introducing Title 52 of the United States Code

    Introducing Title 52 of the United States Code
    Most of us at some point in our early education had a Civics class that taught us about the branches of government and the laws we are all bound to follow.  When learning about statutes passed by Congress (usually in conjunction with a…
  • Sep 23

    Found in the Stacks: Medieval Poor Law

    Found in the Stacks: Medieval Poor Law
    The Law Library is the place law students study, faculty members do research, and laypeople come to learn about the law. We have an excellent collection of the basic legal materials of course, but shelf reading can also lead to little…
Rank this Week: 1452

Barco 2.0 : Law Library Reference

Barco 2.0 : Law Library Reference

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

http://barcorefblog.blogspot.com/
  • Sep 30

    Congress dot gov out of beta

    Congress dot gov out of beta
    The Library of Congress has announced that the Congress.gov website is officially out of beta. There are also several new features and improvements: Congress.gov Resources A new resources section providing an A to Z list of hundreds of links…
  • Sep 26

    Bestlaw extension for Chrome browser

    Bestlaw extension for Chrome browser
    A new browser extension for the Chrome browser has been developed by a Berkeley law student. It's called Bestlaw and it "adds features to Westlaw Next to make legal research more efficient, cost-effective and enjoyable".  Once you…
  • Sep 26

    Fastcase partners with Clio

    Fastcase partners with Clio
    Fastcase, the legal research database, has announced that it is partnering with Clio, the time tracking practice management software.  By integrating the two,  legal professionals can track time spent researching without focusing…
Rank this Week: 1010

Slaw

Slaw

A Canadian cooperative weblog on all things legal.

http://www.slaw.ca
  • Sep 30

    Robot Lawyer

    Robot Lawyer
    Since 1998 when I worked with a whiz named Russell, I have been a proponent of automation. Pushing information to myself with RSS, using autotext and macros in Word, subtotaling in Excel, and Outlook Rules have all made it possible for me to…
  • Sep 30

    Tackling Technology

    Tackling Technology
    The intersection of legal ethics and technological competency has been a recurring theme in Slaw and other forums for a number of years (see, for example, here, here, and here). Exactly what type of technological competence a lawyer needs to…
  • Sep 30

    Tips Tuesday

    Tips Tuesday
    Here are excerpts from the most recent tips on SlawTips, the site that each week offers up useful advice, short and to the point, on technology, research and practice. Technology Handy Keyboard Shortcuts for Typing Superscript or Subscript in…
Rank this Week: 34

Library Boy

Library Boy

Features legal research news. By Michel-Adrien Sheppard.

http://micheladrien.blogspot.com/
  • Sep 30

    Supreme Court of Canada Hearings Calendar for October 2014

    Supreme Court of Canada Hearings Calendar for October 2014
    The Supreme Court of Canada has published its calendar of appeal hearings for October 2014.To find out more about any particular case, the Court's website has a section that allows users to find docket information, case summaries as well…
  • Sep 29

    Supreme Court of Canada: New Library Title

    Supreme Court of Canada: New Library Title
    The list of new library titles added to the Supreme Court of Canada collection for the period of September 1-15, 2014 is now available on the Court website.The web page explains: "The Supreme Court of Canada Library lends materials…
  • Sep 29

    CBC Cross Country Checkup Radio Show on Future of Librarie

    CBC Cross Country Checkup Radio Show on Future of Librarie
    Yesterday afternoon, CBC Radio's Cross Country Checkup devoted its weekly national phone-in program to the topic of What's the future of the library in the age of Google? People who missed it can listen to the archived podcast on the CBC…
Rank this Week: 1047

Guilford Centre Weblog

Guilford Centre Weblog

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

http://guildfordlibrary.wordpress.com
  • Sep 30

    Case breakdown

    Case breakdown
    In his book ‘How to write Law Essays and Exams’ S I Strong outlines his method for successful essay and exams. CLEO (Claim, Law, Evaluation and Outcome) is a four  step  framework for legal analysis and writing.…
  • Sep 29

    Library Closure – Thursday morning, 2nd October

    Library Closure – Thursday morning, 2nd October
    Due to the first year LLB Inductions taking place this week, the library will be closed to all GDL and LPC students on Thursday 2nd October from 9.45 – 11.30am. If you are a regular library user we would be most grateful if…
  • Sep 28

    PLR Legal Research workshop dates now on Elite

    PLR Legal Research workshop dates now on Elite
    During October and November we’ll be putting on 45-minute legal research workshops for the benefit of LPC students undertaking your PLR assignment.  For a list of dates, either go to Elite/My Guildford/Sign up and Events, or click…
Rank this Week: 131

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/
  • Sep 30

    Think Before You Hit Send

    Think Before You Hit Send
    E-mail is old hat for most law students, and by now, most of us professors have caught up too. Here's the thing: we often focus on what we are saying rather than how we are saying...er, how what we are saying is communicated. For the former,…
  • Sep 25

    Getting Good Help These Days - A Closer Look at Employment Law

    Getting Good Help These Days - A Closer Look at Employment Law
    Richard Susskind is trending on Twitter for his keynote address at Clio Cloud Conference. Mr. Susskind suggests law firm clients want "a fence at the top of the cliff, not an ambulance at the bottom." In other words, your goal as an…
  • Sep 22

    What Do Professors Do All Day?

    What Do Professors Do All Day?
    Professors do a ton, from teaching to writing to volunteering. Perhaps you're curious what they write about but don't quite feel you have the time to commit to a 45-page law review article. That's what blogs are for. Many of our law…
Rank this Week: 514

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/
  • Sep 30

    Ohio Supreme Court is Considering Creating E-Filing Rules for Its Own Court

    Ohio Supreme Court is Considering Creating E-Filing Rules for Its Own Court
    Like many of the state and local Ohio courts that have already done so, the Ohio Supreme Court is now considering creating e-filing rules for its own Court. According to the Court's news release, some of the proposals for new...
  • Sep 25

    Tech Thursday: New Security Bug: Bash or Shellshock

    Tech Thursday: New Security Bug: Bash or Shellshock
    CNET's Claire Reilly and Steven Musil write about a new security vulnerability called Bash or Shellshock. They write that "The quarter-century-old security flaw allows malicious code execution within the bash shell (commonly accessed through…
  • Sep 23

    Cuyahoga County Common Pleas Court Has Created a New Jury Video

    Cuyahoga County Common Pleas Court Has Created a New Jury Video
    The Cuyahoga County Common Pleas Court has created a brand new jury video. Captioned "Call to Serve," this new video provides an introduction for jurors reporting for duty about what to expect and how the Court operates. The Court also...
Rank this Week: 1094

Current Awareness Weblog

Current Awareness Weblog

Covers England and Wales case law, legislation, and legal news. From the Inner Temple Library.

http://www.innertemplelibrary.com/
Rank this Week: 2

Legal Informatics Blog

Legal Informatics Blog

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

http://legalinformatics.wordpress.com
Rank this Week: 72

beSpacific

beSpacific

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

http://www.bespacific.com/
  • Sep 29

    Why Employee Satisfaction Matters to Shareholders – Wharton

    Why Employee Satisfaction Matters to Shareholders – Wharton
    Knowledge@Wharton: “Happy workers make good workers, all to the benefit of the firm and its shareholders. That, at least, is the view on the progressive side of the management-theory spectrum. Others, of course, believe that…
  • Sep 29

    The Politicization of International Economic Institutions in US Public Debate

    The Politicization of International Economic Institutions in US Public Debate
    “Rixen, Thomas and Zangl, Bernhard, The Politicization of International Economic Institutions in US Public Debates (September 28, 2014). The Review of International Organizations: Volume 8, Issue 3, 2013, pp. 363-387. Available for…
  • Sep 29

    Measuring the Impact of Ebola: Will it Reach 1.4 Million?

    Measuring the Impact of Ebola: Will it Reach 1.4 Million?
    Josh Michaud and Jennifer Kates, Kaiser Family Foundation, September 29, 2014. “More than six months have passed since Ebola was first identified in West Africa, and the scale of the crisis continues to grow. Over the last few weeks…
Rank this Week: 29

3 Geeks and a Law Blog

3 Geeks and a Law Blog

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

http://www.geeklawblog.com/
  • Sep 29

    The Exponential Law Firm - Part 2

    The Exponential Law Firm - Part 2
    The following is the second part of a 4 part post that expands upon a short introduction I gave to an ILTA session entitled, Do Robot Lawyers Dream of Billable Seconds? If you have not yet listened to the full session (and you have…
  • Sep 28

    The Exponential Law Firm - Part 1

    The Exponential Law Firm - Part 1
    The following is the 1st part of a 4 part post expanding on my short introduction to an ILTA session entitled, Do Robot Lawyers Dream of Billable Seconds? If you have not yet listened to the full session (and you have nothing better…
  • Sep 26

    Do Robot Lawyers Dream of Billable Seconds?

    Do Robot Lawyers Dream of Billable Seconds?
    I had the privilege and pleasure of moderating a terrific panel at the ILTA conference this year.  The title of the session was the title of this post.  And the intention of the session was to explore, not WHAT new technology was…
Rank this Week: 989

Oregon Legal Research

Oregon Legal Research

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

http://blog.oregonlegalresearch.com/
  • Sep 29

    Oregon CURE: Citizens United for Rehabilitation of Errant

    Oregon CURE: Citizens United for Rehabilitation of Errant
    I just learned about Oregon’s CURE: Citizens United for Rehabilitation of Errants About: “CURE History: “CURE was formally constituted as a non-profit organization in 1975 in San Antonio, Texas by Charles and Pauline…
  • Sep 29

    Oregon Council on Court Procedure

    Oregon Council on Court Procedure
    The Council on Court Procedures is changing internet hosts, but the domain and the content remain (essentially) the same, with invaluable information on the Oregon Rules of Civil Procedure. There will be some adjustments, and you may need to…
  • Sep 29

    What is a Grand Bargain?

    What is a Grand Bargain?
    It seems that everywhere one turns, Congress, state legislators, and local elected officials are making “Grand Bargains.” So, what is a Grand Bargain? A “bargain” is, generally speaking (in “dictionary”…
Rank this Week: 1612

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
  • Sep 29

    Oregon CURE: Citizens United for Rehabilitation of Errant

    Oregon CURE: Citizens United for Rehabilitation of Errant
    I just learned about Oregon’s CURE: Citizens United for Rehabilitation of Errants About: “CURE History: “CURE was formally constituted as a non-profit organization in 1975 in San Antonio, Texas by Charles and Pauline…
  • Sep 29

    Oregon Council on Court Procedure

    Oregon Council on Court Procedure
    The Council on Court Procedures is changing internet hosts, but the domain and the content remain (essentially) the same, with invaluable information on the Oregon Rules of Civil Procedure. There will be some adjustments, and you may need to…
  • Sep 29

    What is a Grand Bargain?

    What is a Grand Bargain?
    It seems that everywhere one turns, Congress, state legislators, and local elected officials are making “Grand Bargains.” So, what is a Grand Bargain? A “bargain” is, generally speaking (in “dictionary”…
Rank this Week: 488

The Gavel

The Gavel

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

http://law.okcu.edu/?cat=19
  • Sep 29

    Domestic Violence Awareness Month

    Domestic Violence Awareness Month
    By: Brian King, Reference Assistant, and Sabrina A. Davis, Reference LibrarianNational History (source: www.ncadv.org/takeaction/DomesticViolenceAwarenessMonth.php)In October 1981, the National Coalition Against Domestic Violence (NCADV)…
  • Sep 22

    Freedom to Read: Banned Books (& Comics) Week 2014

    Freedom to Read: Banned Books (& Comics) Week 2014
    Banned Books Week is being celebrated this year from September 21-21, 2014. Although the general slogan for the week is “Celebrating the Freedom to Read” (http://www.ala.org/bbooks/bannedbooksweek), this year’s focus is on…
  • Sep 19

    “A Night for the Innocent 2014″ – Tickets still available!

    “A Night for the Innocent 2014″ – Tickets still available!
    On Friday, September 26, 2014, Oklahoma City University School of Law is hosting “A Night for the Innocent 2014” in support of the school’s Oklahoma Innocence Project (OIP). Launched in August 2011, OIP is “dedicated…
Rank this Week: 776

Out of the Jungle

Out of the Jungle

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

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

    I'll Just Google It

    I'll Just Google It
    Everybody knows how to use Google to find information--right?  Wrong, according to Motoko Rich's article, "Academic Skills on Web Are Tied to Income Level," New York Times, Sept. 24, 2014, at A23.  A new study done by…
  • Sep 27

    New ABA Law School Accreditation Standard

    New ABA Law School Accreditation Standard
    The ABA Section of Legal Education and Admissions to the Bar has released their most recent modifications to the standards for accrediting law schools. Here is a link to their handy Explanations PDF. I found it easier to read and more useful…
  • Sep 21

    Blog Action Day Coming Right up

    Blog Action Day Coming Right up
    Woo Hoo! Blog Action Day is coming up in October. This year the theme is inequality.I guess everybody has something to say about that.I'll be brooding upon the theme but e-mail me if you have brilliant insights to…
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Legal Scholarship Blog

Legal Scholarship Blog

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

http://legalscholarshipblog.com
  • Sep 29

    Call for Webinar Presenters—Global Legal Writing Skill

    Call for Webinar Presenters—Global Legal Writing Skill
    The Legal Writing Institute‘s Global Legal Writing Skills Committee seeks presenters for a series of webinars. The proposal deadline is Oct. 6, 2014. The Legal Writing Institute’s Global Legal Writing Skills Committee is planning…
  • Sep 29

    Law, Innovation, and Capital Markets—Austin, TX

    Law, Innovation, and Capital Markets—Austin, TX
    The University of Texas School of Law held the Massey Prize for Research in Law, Innovation, and Capital Markets Symposium Friday, Sept. 26, 2014. University of Texas School of Law Professor Henry T. C. Hu was awarded the Massey Prize. mw
  • Sep 29

    CFP: Trade, Law & Devel.—Special Issue on Government Procurement

    CFP: Trade, Law & Devel.—Special Issue on Government Procurement
    Trade, Law & Development invites submissions for a special issue on government procurement (v. 7 n. 1, summer 2015). The deadline is Feb. 15, 2015. Founded in 2009, the philosophy of Trade, Law and Development has been to generate and…
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Law Library Blog

Law Library Blog

From the University of British Columbia Law Library.

http://law.library.ubc.ca/category/blog/
  • Sep 29

    New Books at the Law Library – September 29, 2014

    New Books at the Law Library – September 29, 2014
    LAW LIBRARY level 3: KJE995 .R45 2014 Norbert Reich, General Principles of EU Civil Law (Cambridge: Intersentia, 2014). LAW LIBRARY level 3: KZ6385 .M67 2014 James D. Morrow, Order within Anarchy: The Laws of War as an International…
  • Sep 23

    Printing from Laptop

    Printing from Laptop
    Did you know that you can send print jobs from your laptops? You can print from your own PCs / Macbooks laptops, via the UBCSecure wireless network, to our library printers. For information to set this up, see Pay for Print for Students,…
  • Sep 22

    New Books at the Law Library – September 22, 2014

    New Books at the Law Library – September 22, 2014
    LAW LIBRARY level 3: HD4903.5.C2 E473 2014 Carol Agócs, ed., Employment Equity in Canada: The Legacy of the Abella Report (Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 2014). LAW LIBRARY level 3: HD5481 .D58 2014 Blaine Donais, The Art and…
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CT Judicial Law Libraries' NewsLog

CT Judicial Law Libraries' NewsLog

Covers recent legal developments, legal practice tools, and law library resources in Connecticut.

http://ersa.jud.ct.gov/lawlibnews/Lists/Posts/AllPosts.aspx
  • Sep 29

    Property Law Appellate Court Opinion - 9/29/2014

    Property Law Appellate Court Opinion - 9/29/2014
    Category: Recent Decisions;Property Law Opinions;Declaratory Judgment Opinions Body: AC35868 - Heyman Associates No. 5, L.P. v. FelCor TRS Guarantor, L.P. (Declaratory judgment; "This case concerns the validity and enforceability of a…
  • Sep 29

    Family Law Appellate Court Opinions - 9/29/2014

    Family Law Appellate Court Opinions - 9/29/2014
    Category: Recent Decisions;Family Opinions Body: AC35409 - Altraide v. Altraide ("The defendant claims that the court abused its discretion by (1) ordering him to pay child support pendent lite, (2) awarding the plaintiff alimony, child…
  • Sep 29

    Contract Law Appellate Court Opinion - 9/29/2014

    Contract Law Appellate Court Opinion - 9/29/2014
    Category: Recent Decisions;Contract Law Opinions Body: AC35937 - 710 Long Ridge Operating Co. II, LLC v. Stebbins ("The plaintiff...appeals from the judgment of the trial court dismissing its action against the defendant.... On appeal, the…
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Et Seq. - The Harvard Law School…

Et Seq. - The Harvard Law School Library Blog

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

http://etseq.law.harvard.edu/
  • Sep 29

    2014-2015 Philip Hofer Prize for Collecting Books or Art

    2014-2015 Philip Hofer Prize for Collecting Books or Art
    Are you a Harvard student and collector? Consider applying for this year’s Philip Hofer Prize for Collecting Books or Art. This annual contest is run by the Houghton Library and the Harvard University Art Museums and the…
  • Sep 23

    Faculty Book Talk: Cass Sunstein’s Valuing Life: Humanizing the Regulatory State, Friday, October 10 at noon

    Faculty Book Talk: Cass Sunstein’s Valuing Life: Humanizing the Regulatory State, Friday, October 10 at noon
    The Harvard Law School Library staff invites you to attend a book talk and panel discussion in celebration of Professor Cass R. Sunstein’s recently published book, Valuing Life: Humanizing the Regulatory State. Sunstein is the Robert…
  • Sep 17

    Library Fest reminder and grand prize

    Library Fest reminder and grand prize
    The countdown to this year’s Love Your Library Fest is just two days! We hope to see you on Friday from 2-5pm in the Library for activities, games, an exhibit, chances to meet some legal information vendors, candy, and learning a…
Rank this Week: 1084

TSLL TechScans

TSLL TechScans

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

http://tslltechscans.blogspot.com/
  • Sep 29

    The Cost of Inaction

    The Cost of Inaction
    We all know that budgets are tight and it’s not always easy to integrate preservation work, especially when it comes to multimedia. However, failing to implement a preservation and/or conservation strategy can have its own costs. To…
  • Sep 19

    Draft LC-PCC Policy Statement on facsimiles and reproductions available for comment

    Draft LC-PCC Policy Statement on facsimiles and reproductions available for comment
    The Program for Cooperative Cataloging (PCC) has issued a draft LC-PCC Policy Statement which outlines proposed exceptions to the RDA instructions regarding facsimiles and reproductions. RDA currently instructs catalogers to describe a…
  • Sep 3

    Cataloger's Desktop interface changes and training resources.

    Cataloger's Desktop interface changes and training resources.
    The Library of Congress is rolling out a new interface for the Cataloger's Desktop product on September 10, 2014. This new interface will be simpler and cleaner; focus will be on search and retrieval instead of table of contents…
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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/
  • Sep 29

    A Law Unto Themselves - conversations with legal practitioner

    A Law Unto Themselves - conversations with legal practitioner
    Last month Radio 4 ran this short series (four episodes) in which Helena Kennedy spoke to eminent international lawyers and judges about their lives and careers. Episode 1 - Justice Michael Kirby, the first Australian High Court judge to come…
  • Sep 17

    New look library subject guide

    New look library subject guide
     The library subject guide for Law & Criminology has been revamped, and can be found at:http://www.bbk.ac.uk/lib/subguides/  Particularly recommended for new students wanting to find out about our collections and services.
  • Sep 12

    Opening hour

    Opening hour
    Ahead of the start of term, from tomorrow Saturday 13th September, the library will be open, and staffed from 10am - 6pm at the weekend and 10am - 10.30pm during the week. We return to term time hours on Monday 22nd September. Details of…
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Pappas Law Library Blog

Pappas Law Library Blog

From the Boston University School of Law.

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

    Keeping up with the Law

    Keeping up with the Law
    Whether you are interested in a certain legal topic or trying to find a subject for your paper, legal news sources can be incredibly helpful.  Most practicing lawyers rely on a legal news source to keep up with their practice area.…
  • Sep 26

    The Office of the Reporter of Decision

    The Office of the Reporter of Decision
    Looking for an opinion from the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court or the Massachusetts Appeals Court? Try checking out the website of the Office of the Reporter of Decisions at:…
  • Sep 25

    The Training Season begins.

    The Training Season begins.
    Lexis Advance refreshed its look and platform as the new semester got underway this year. Many user-requested enhancements were added and Lexis is offering on-campus trainings and one-on-one sessions as well. To see all the upcoming dates…
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Collection Development Blog

Collection Development Blog

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

http://obelix.lib.hku.hk/cdblog
  • Sep 29

    Westlaw Day (7-8 October 2014)

    Westlaw Day (7-8 October 2014)
    You are cordially invited to the Westlaw Day training sessions.  Multiple sessions will be offered each day by Westlaw specialist trainer in the Computer Room, Lui Che Woo Law Library, 1/F Cheng Yu Tung Tower, Centennial Campus. …
  • Sep 25

    MedDRA Web-Based Browser Scheduled Downtime

    MedDRA Web-Based Browser Scheduled Downtime
    Due to required server maintenance, the MedDRA Web-Based Browser will not be available from Saturday, 27 Sep 2014 10pm to Sunday, 28 Sep 2014 6am; and Saturday, 4 Oct 2014 from 1pm to 11pm. addthis_url =…
  • Sep 16

    Scheduled System Maintenance on Wisenew

    Scheduled System Maintenance on Wisenew
    A system maintenance for Wisenews / Wisers Service Platforms has been scheduled on Saturday, 27 Sep 2014 from 18:00 to 23:15 (Hong Kong Time GMT+8). During this period, all services will be temporarily unavailable. addthis_url =…
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Brandeis and Harlan Watch

Brandeis and Harlan Watch

Publicizes appearances of Louis D. Brandeis and John Marshall Harlan on the web and in the media. By Scott Campbell.

http://brandeiswatch.wordpress.com/
  • Sep 28

    Lewis Dembitz and the Australian Ballot

    Lewis Dembitz and the Australian Ballot
    About a year or so ago, I was contacted by a producer (I have since forgotten his name) for the radio show / podcast Back Story with the American History Guys. He said they were thinking about doing a show on the history of elections in…
  • Sep 24

    President Obama quotes Brandeis (Sort Of)

    President Obama quotes Brandeis (Sort Of)
    It’s not every day you get a call from the White House. And since it isn’t likely to happen to me again, I figured I might as well write about it here. The incident didn’t end the way I had hoped it would, but at least I got…
  • Aug 31

    2 New Looks at New State Ice Co. v. Liebmann

    2 New Looks at New State Ice Co. v. Liebmann
    A new issue of the Journal of Supreme Court History has come out and as is often the case, that means there is a new article about Louis D. Brandeis. This issue’s (volume 39, number 2) article was written by Jessie Steffan…
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The Goodson Blogson

The Goodson Blogson

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

http://dukelawref.blogspot.com/
  • Sep 28

    Guide to International Legal Research 2014

    Guide to International Legal Research 2014
    The Goodson Law Library recently received the 2014 edition of the Guide to International Legal Research, available for consultation in the Reference Collection on level 3. The George Washington International Law Review first published the…
  • Sep 26

    225 Years of the U.S. Attorney General

    225 Years of the U.S. Attorney General
    Yesterday, U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder announced plans to resign his position once a successor is confirmed. Holder has helmed the Justice Department since February 2009; his service already marks the fourth-longest Attorney General…
  • Sep 9

    Oxford Handbooks on Law Available Online

    Oxford Handbooks on Law Available Online
    The Duke Libraries Catalog includes thousands of e-books, which are available to readers with a current University NetID and password. Law School researchers might be particularly interested in the collection of Oxford Handbooks Online: Law.…
Rank this Week: 1817

Regent Law Library

Regent Law Library

Features library and legal news.

http://regentlawlibrary.blogspot.com/
  • Sep 28

    New Guide to 2L and 3L Study Aid

    New Guide to 2L and 3L Study Aid
  • Sep 17

    Featured Resources: Associate Justice Antonin Scalia

    Featured Resources: Associate Justice Antonin Scalia
    Below is a selection of titles authored by or related to Associate Justice Antonin Scalia. These books, and many similar resources, are included in the Law Library's collection.  Scalia dissents : writings of the Supreme Court's…
  • Sep 12

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Virtual Library Cat's Eye View

Virtual Library Cat's Eye View

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

http://deanelawlibrary.blogspot.com/
  • Sep 28

    Research Resources: Daily Report for Executives (BNA)

    Research Resources: Daily Report for Executives (BNA)
    If you are interested in a daily news service that covers legislative, regulatory, news, and expert analysis for business and commercial issues check the BNA Daily Report for Executives.  The Report also provides in-depth coverage of…
  • Sep 27

    DOJ Legislative Historie

    DOJ Legislative Historie
    A collection of federal legislative histories created by U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) library staff over the years, and previously available only to DOJ staff members, is now digitized and available to everyone here on the DOJ web site.…
  • Sep 24

    They're Baaack. . . ?: PACER Update

    They're Baaack. . . ?: PACER Update
    A recent WSJ post reported that the federal judiciary plans to restore online access to archives of federal case filings that had been removed from PACER.“We regret the disruption in electronic access to this information, but I am…
Rank this Week: 727

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/
  • Sep 27

    Congress.gov: Out of Beta and New Enhancement

    Congress.gov: Out of Beta and New Enhancement
    The Library of Congress launched Congress.gov in beta two years ago to replace Thomas.gov as the official website for U.S. federal legislative information. This past week, the Library of Congress officially removed the beta label and released…
  • Sep 22

    Banned Books Week

    Banned Books Week
    Banned Books Week is an annual event celebrating the freedom to read and highlights the value of free and open access to information. Books are frequently banned for containing adult content, offens ive language, strong sexual content, or not…
  • Sep 2

    Today's Library Hours and Library Acce

    Today's Library Hours and Library Acce
    Click here for the Library's Access Policy
Rank this Week: 1625

Legal Research is EASY

Legal Research is EASY

Covers basic legal research. By Bret Christensen.

http://legalresearchiseasy.blogspot.com/
  • Sep 26

    Send in the clown

    Send in the clown
    The other day I saw this big, muscly guy with tattoos all over his body.  I suspect when he was a younger man, the lines were sharp and straight, the colors bright and vibrant, and the images were the picture of…
  • Sep 19

    So much for impartiality

    So much for impartiality
    I suspect it all started with Elena Kagan.  Once upon a time, Elena, the once dean of Harvard Law School, wanted to be a supreme court justice.  So bad, in fact, that she quit her job at Harvard and became Solicitor General - just…
  • Sep 8

    It's just a moniker

    It's just a moniker
    Have you ever thought about how you want to be remembered when you die?  I know this guy who has no love for a particular religion but because he wanted his name plastered on the side of an academic building, he donated LOTS of money to…
Rank this Week: 2761

Internet For Lawyers

Internet For Lawyers

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

http://www.netforlawyers.com/newsitems
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Law Library of Congress: News and…

Law Library of Congress: News and Events

Announces programs hosted by the Law Library of Congress, including legal film series, speaker series, and recognition events.

http://www.loc.gov/law/news/
  • Sep 26

    Congress.gov: Removing the Beta Label and New Enhancement

    Congress.gov: Removing the Beta Label and New Enhancement
    Today on the Law Library of Congress blog, In Custodia Legis, the Law Library of Congress announced the removal of the beta label and the September enhancements to Congress.gov. Some of the new features include a new Resources section, more…
  • Sep 19

    The Great Charter's Enduring Influence: Library of Congress Exhibition to Illustrate Magna Carta's Impact on Laws and Libertie

    The Great Charter's Enduring Influence: Library of Congress Exhibition to Illustrate Magna Carta's Impact on Laws and Libertie
    The Library of Congress on Nov. 6 will open the exhibition "Magna Carta: Muse and Mentor" to celebrate the 800th anniversary of Magna Carta and to illustrate the great charter's influence on laws and liberties throughout the centuries. The…
  • Sep 8

    Magna Carta Lecture Series – Constitution Day

    Magna Carta Lecture Series – Constitution Day
    Date: Tuesday, September 16, 2014 Time: 1:00 p.m. Place: Library of Congress, James Madison Building, Montpelier Room (LM-619), 101 Independence Ave. S.E., Washington, D.C. 20540 The Law Library will host Akhil Reed Amar, Sterling Professor…
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