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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
  • Dec 9

    Law & Colonial Violence – London, UK

    Law & Colonial Violence – London, UK
    Queen Mary University of London (QMUL) hosts Law and Colonial Violence—An International Workshop Feb. 14, 2017. The workshop is cosponsored by the European University Institute (EUI), and the University of...
  • Dec 9

    CFP: Rethinking Research

    CFP: Rethinking Research
    The Second Draft invites submissions for the Fall 2017 issue, on the theme Rethinking Research. Submissions are due by March 14, 2017. See second-draft-fall-2017-call-for-submissions. The Second Draft is a publication...
  • Dec 9

    CFP: UN at the Country Level

    CFP: UN at the Country Level
    The Journal of International Organizations Studies (JIOS) invites submissions for a special issue on “The United Nations at the Country Level: Re-Assessing Operational Activities for Development,” to be published in...
Rank this Week: 26

beSpacific

beSpacific

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

http://www.bespacific.com/
  • Dec 9

    WSJ – Banks to Donald Trump: Don’t Kill Dodd-Frank

    WSJ – Banks to Donald Trump: Don’t Kill Dodd-Frank
    WSJ – December 8, 2016: “Big banks have an unexpected message for President-elect Donald Trump: Don’t trash the Dodd-Frank Act. “We’re not asking for wholesale throwing out Dodd-Frank,” J.P. Morgan Chase…
  • Dec 9

    GAO Reports on DATA Act Implementation

    GAO Reports on DATA Act Implementation
    DATA Act: Implementation Progresses but Challenges Remain, GAO-17-282T: Published: Dec 8, 2016. Publicly Released: Dec 8, 2016: “The DATA Act requires OMB and Treasury to establish government-wide data standards and requires federal…
  • Dec 9

    FOIA Lawsuits Mirror News Headlines And Increase 35 Percent

    FOIA Lawsuits Mirror News Headlines And Increase 35 Percent
    The FOIA Project at the Transactional Records Access Clearinghouse: “Very detailed court records of the near record 512 suits brought under the Freedom of Information Act in FY 2016 provide a detailed roadmap of how businesses,…
Rank this Week: 20

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/
  • Dec 9

    Hospitals Express Concerns with Potential ACA Repeal

    Hospitals Express Concerns with Potential ACA Repeal
    The Federation of American Hospitals and American Hospital Association recently released Estimating the Impact of Repealing the Affordable Care Act on Hospitals, a report which modeled the repeal of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) as laid out…
  • Dec 8

    Professor Hoke Speaks About Election Security Measure

    Professor Hoke Speaks About Election Security Measure
    Professor Candice Hoke, Co-Director of the Center for Cybersecurity and Privacy Protection at Cleveland-Marshall College of Law, recently spoke to the media about election security measures. During a December 5th press conference regarding…
  • Dec 7

    Meet the Law Library Staff

    Meet the Law Library Staff
    Meet our Staff: Jon Elias, our Circulation Supervisor.  Jon is the person you see early in the morning in the library.  Jon also may have helped you with a study room or a book. Jon is a Cleveland State graduate, and manages the…
Rank this Week: 981

TSLL TechScans

TSLL TechScans

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

http://tslltechscans.blogspot.com/
  • Dec 9

    An Update from Project COUNTER on Hidden Metric

    An Update from Project COUNTER on Hidden Metric
    Remember how Project COUNTER wanted to hear from you about hidden metrics back in October?  They’ve compiled the results from their online survey along with feedback from their face-to face focus group and international webinar,…
  • Nov 28

    Getting to Know TS Law Librarians: Pat Sayre-McCoy

    Getting to Know TS Law Librarians: Pat Sayre-McCoy
    1. Introduce yourself (name & position). I’m Pat (Patricia) Sayre-McCoy, Head of Law Cataloging and Serials at the D’Angelo Law Library, University of Chicago. 2. Does your job title actually describe what you do? Why/why…
  • Nov 8

    Fall Fashion from .gov: A New Look for the Library of Congress and a New View of Government Open Source Project

    Fall Fashion from .gov: A New Look for the Library of Congress and a New View of Government Open Source Project
    Source: https://www.flickr.com/photos/artcomments/382733093Cold weather inevitably means trading out summer garb with new looks and new fashions for autumn and winter, and this year .gov is getting in on the action with a huge homepage…
Rank this Week: 1400

Vancouver Law Librarian Blog

Vancouver Law Librarian Blog

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

http://vancouverlawlib.blogspot.com/
  • Dec 9

    Roundup of #clawbies2016 Nominations to Date

    Roundup of #clawbies2016 Nominations to Date
    We're a little over a week into the 11th annual Clawbies, and already more than 40 different blogs, vlogs, and podcasts are in the running. We'll add to this list as more nominations roll in.Have you made your nominations in the Canadian Law…
  • Dec 5

    Recently Added Annotations on Quickscribe 2.0

    Recently Added Annotations on Quickscribe 2.0
    Here are a couple of new annotations recently added to Quickscribe 2.0:Daniel Sorensen, Sorensen Smith LLP – Employment Standards Act Stan Rule, Sabey Rule LLP – WESA  Quickscribe 2.0 is a better way to research, track…
  • Nov 17

    CLBC Needs Help from BC Lawyer

    CLBC Needs Help from BC Lawyer
    Courthouse Libraries BC needs the support of BC lawyers to help improve their services. If you can spare a few minutes out of your busy day, consider taking this survey to help shape the CLBC guide and identify: new products, services and…
Rank this Week: 3066

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/
  • Dec 9

    Judge grants lifelong anonymity to brothers who tortured two boys – The Guardian

    Judge grants lifelong anonymity to brothers who tortured two boys – The Guardian
    ‘Two brothers who beat and tortured another pair of boys when they were aged 10 and 11 will remain anonymous for the rest of their lives, a court ruled on Friday.’ Full story The Guardian, 9th December 2016 Source:…
  • Dec 9

    A Christmas Works Party Gone Wrong – Vicarious Liability or Not? – Zenith PI Blog

    A Christmas Works Party Gone Wrong – Vicarious Liability or Not? – Zenith PI Blog
    ‘A review of the High Court decision in the case of Bellman v Northampton Recruitment Limited [2016] EWHC 3104 (QB) and a useful summary of the principles governing vicarious liability.’ Full story Zenith PI Blog, 9th December…
  • Dec 9

    The ‘radical’ challenge – Counsel

    The ‘radical’ challenge – Counsel
    ‘When does the state have the right to interfere in family life on the basis of radical views held by family members? Damian Woodward-Carlton reports on the inherent difficulties arising in the family courts.’ Full story Counsel,…
Rank this Week: 4

Slaw

Slaw

A Canadian cooperative weblog on all things legal.

http://www.slaw.ca
  • Dec 9

    Promoting Parenting Assessments by Discouraging Complaint

    Promoting Parenting Assessments by Discouraging Complaint
    In family law disputes, parenting assessments – also called bilateral assessments, custody and access reports, parenting evaluations and so on – are reports prepared by mental health professionals aimed at providing parents and…
  • Dec 9

    One Good Habit All Associates Need to Break

    One Good Habit All Associates Need to Break
    Miranda is stressed out and fighting fires on all her files. A slew of sudden departures and maternity leaves have left her as the lone associate in a busy corporate practice. She has more work than she can handle and is behind on it all…
  • Dec 9

    Empathy in the Law: Does the Robin Camp Inquiry Committee Recommendation Encourage a “Postempathy Era”?

    Empathy in the Law: Does the Robin Camp Inquiry Committee Recommendation Encourage a “Postempathy Era”?
    What role should empathy have in a system of laws? What does an empathetic legal system look like? In a recent article on the Robin Camp case, Brenda Cossman raised concerns about the Canadian Judicial Council Inquiry Committee recommendation…
Rank this Week: 88

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
  • Dec 9

    University of Florida Law Library – Pic of the Week

    University of Florida Law Library – Pic of the Week
    Recently I had the pleasure of being welcomed for a visit at the University of Florida libraries. The University of Florida is in Gainesville, Florida about 100 miles NNW from Orlando. I was fortunate to tour their digitization and…
  • Dec 8

    Ministers of the Brazilian Federal Supreme Court Visit – Pic of the Week

    Ministers of the Brazilian Federal Supreme Court Visit – Pic of the Week
    On Tuesday, November 8, Minister Gilmar Mendes, Minister Teori Zavascki and Minister José Antonio Dias Toffoli of the Brazilian Federal Supreme Court visited the Law Library of Congress. Minister Mendes is also the current…
  • Dec 7

    Female Students Offered Special Housing Assistance in Japan

    Female Students Offered Special Housing Assistance in Japan
    The following is a guest post by Sayuri Umeda, a foreign law specialist covering Japan and several other Asian jurisdictions at the Law Library of Congress. Sayuri has previously written blog posts about testing of older drivers in Japan,…
Rank this Week: 257

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
  • Dec 8

    Death, History, Law, Experience (book)

    Death, History, Law, Experience (book)
    Oregon author: “Death: An Oral History,” a book by Casey Jarman: Publisher Comments: “In this illuminating collection of oral-history style interviews, Casey Jarman talks to a funeral industry watchdog about the (often…
  • Dec 8

    Oregon’s Reluctant Executioner (BBC News Outlook)

    Oregon’s Reluctant Executioner (BBC News Outlook)
    Radio doesn’t get any better than BBC’s World Service program Outlook. Listen to the “The Reluctant Death Row Executioner” episode as Frank Thompson, formerly in charge of the Oregon State Penitentiary, speaks to…
  • Nov 14

    Teaching Students That Judge Judy Is Not a Supreme Court Justice (NYT)

    Teaching Students That Judge Judy Is Not a Supreme Court Justice (NYT)
    It’s not new news that most U.S.-born American citizens who’ve been through and even graduated from our educational institutions could not pass the Naturalization Test with anything close to barely-passing scores on the first…
Rank this Week: 339

Oregon Legal Research

Oregon Legal Research

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

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

    Death, History, Law, Experience (book)

    Death, History, Law, Experience (book)
    Oregon author: “Death: An Oral History,” a book by Casey Jarman: Publisher Comments: “In this illuminating collection of oral-history style interviews, Casey Jarman talks to a funeral industry watchdog about the (often…
  • Dec 8

    Oregon’s Reluctant Executioner (BBC News Outlook)

    Oregon’s Reluctant Executioner (BBC News Outlook)
    Radio doesn’t get any better than BBC’s World Service program Outlook. Listen to the “The Reluctant Death Row Executioner” episode as Frank Thompson, formerly in charge of the Oregon State Penitentiary, speaks to…
  • Nov 14

    Teaching Students That Judge Judy Is Not a Supreme Court Justice (NYT)

    Teaching Students That Judge Judy Is Not a Supreme Court Justice (NYT)
    It’s not new news that most U.S.-born American citizens who’ve been through and even graduated from our educational institutions could not pass the Naturalization Test with anything close to barely-passing scores on the first…
Rank this Week: 2213

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/
  • Dec 8

    Review of Boston University Law School/AALL's National Conference on Copy of State Legal Material

    Review of Boston University Law School/AALL's National Conference on Copy of State Legal Material
    [Ed. Note: I asked Katie Brown, Law Library Director of the University of Charlotte School of Law, and fellow geek, to write a review of last week's NCCSLM meeting in Boston. Please welcome guest blogger Katie Brown. - GL] Last week (12/2/16)…
  • Dec 5

    Ravel Law's New Analytics Tool for US Court

    Ravel Law's New Analytics Tool for US Court
    I had a chance to talk with Ravel Law's CEO, Daniel Lewis last week about Ravel's new analytical tool for US Courts. I've been doing less and less product reviews lately because Bob Ambrogi and Jean O'Grady do a much better job at reviewing…
  • Nov 27

    Comp on the Client Side: Living in a Glass House

    Comp on the Client Side: Living in a Glass House
    The billable hour has been trashed repeatedly over how it motivates bad behavior in law firms. The reasoning goes that rewarding hours billed motivates lawyers (associates and partners) to spend more time on tasks than necessary, resulting in…
Rank this Week: 816

University of New Hampshire School…

University of New Hampshire School of Law Library Blog

Provides law library news.

http://library.law.unh.edu/blog
  • Dec 8

    UPDATED STUDY AIDS (available for checkout)

    UPDATED STUDY AIDS (available for checkout)
    Our most recent versions of Law in a Flash boxed flash card sets are now available for checkout from the Academic Success Collection, right across from the library's reserve/circulation desk. Administrative law  (2014) Civil procedure.…
  • Dec 8

    Hot off the Pre

    Hot off the Pre
    The new print issue of the University of New Hampshire Law Review is now available in the library. Sporting a sleek new cover design, Volume 15, no. 1 is the first issue to be published in conjunction with the Scholars’ Repository. The…
  • Dec 2

    Marking Passages, Preserving the Past - Forensic Friday

    Marking Passages, Preserving the Past - Forensic Friday
    The following few photos recall the FPLC Library of the 1970s and early 1980s.  Some of you may remember the beautiful decor.  The entrance photos you see below were taken when the main entrance to the library was on the ground…
Rank this Week: 2368

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/
  • Dec 8

    Improving Access to Legal Material

    Improving Access to Legal Material
    “How can people follow laws and regulations they’re unaware of?”
  • Nov 21

    Spring 2017 Legal Research Course

    Spring 2017 Legal Research Course
    The BC Law librarians will be offering 6 legal research courses during Spring 2017.  The course offerings are Advanced Legal Research (2 sections), Bankruptcy Law Research, Insurance and Civil Litigation Research, Intellectual Property…
  • Nov 15

    Pop Culture Trivia Contest in the Library!

    Pop Culture Trivia Contest in the Library!
    Hello all!  The Law Library is having a trivia contest this week!  Come test your pop culture knowledge and answer a new question every day.  A winner will be drawn from the correct entries daily--so you'll have 5 chances to…
Rank this Week: 1257

Library Stuff

Library Stuff

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

http://www.librarystuff.net
  • Dec 8

    Libraries Become Unexpected Sites of Hate Crime

    Libraries Become Unexpected Sites of Hate Crime
    “A librarian at the public library in Evanston, Ill., was recently preparing for a program titled “The Quran: Is It a ‘Good Book’?”She gathered books to display for attendees and discovered that inside the cover…
  • Dec 7

    Farewell, BookCourt: You Showed What a Bookstore Can Do

    Farewell, BookCourt: You Showed What a Bookstore Can Do
    “BookCourt—the beloved, family-owned and family-run bookshop at 163 Court Street, in Cobble Hill, Brooklyn—opened on September 12, 1981. It will close at the end of this year, on December 31st. Thirty-five years as an…
  • Dec 5

    Banning ‘To Kill a Mockingbird’? Virginia school pulls books after parent’s complaint

    Banning ‘To Kill a Mockingbird’? Virginia school pulls books after parent’s complaint
    “School district in Virginia has pulled copies of Harper Lee’s Pulitzer Prize-winning novel “To Kill a Mockingbird” and Mark Twain’s classic “Adventures of Huckleberry Finn” after a…
Rank this Week: 177

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: 1671

Jenkins Law Library Blog

Jenkins Law Library Blog

Covers technology and legal research.

https://www.jenkinslaw.org/blog
Rank this Week: 190

The Reporter

The Reporter

Covers legal research. By the Texas Tech Law Library.

https://texastechlawlibrary.wordpress.com
Rank this Week: 3009

Depraved Librarian

Depraved Librarian

A carnival of news and information about culture, law, music, technology and research. By Grace Lee.

http://depravedlibrarian.wordpress.com
  • Dec 8

    Links for 2016-12-07 [del.icio.us]

    Links for 2016-12-07 [del.icio.us]
    Sponsored: 64% off Code Black Drone with HD Camera Our #1 Best-Selling Drone--Meet the Dark Night of the Sky!
  • Dec 6

    Links for 2016-12-05 [del.icio.us]

    Links for 2016-12-05 [del.icio.us]
    Sponsored: 64% off Code Black Drone with HD Camera Our #1 Best-Selling Drone--Meet the Dark Night of the Sky!
  • Dec 4

    Links for 2016-12-03 [del.icio.us]

    Links for 2016-12-03 [del.icio.us]
    Sponsored: 64% off Code Black Drone with HD Camera Our #1 Best-Selling Drone--Meet the Dark Night of the Sky!
Rank this Week: 1890

Library Boy

Library Boy

Features legal research news. By Michel-Adrien Sheppard.

http://micheladrien.blogspot.com/
  • Dec 7

    New Canadian Association of Law Libraries Award

    New Canadian Association of Law Libraries Award
    In the last year, Thomson Reuters established two (2) new awards for Canadian law librarians for which nominations are open until February 24, 2017.They are the: Michael Silverstein Prize for $1500 for a Canadian Association of Law Libraries…
  • Dec 6

    Research Tips on Finding Canadian Grey Literature

    Research Tips on Finding Canadian Grey Literature
    Bronwyn Guiton, Senior Librarian at the B.C. Ministry of Justice, and Lindsay Tripp, Copyright Librarian at Vancouver-area Langara College, have assembled a small Canadian primer on grey literature in a recent tip column for the Slaw.ca…
  • Dec 6

    Library of Parliament Article on National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence Against Women

    Library of Parliament Article on National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence Against Women
    The Library of Parliament blog HillNotes has published a brief article about the National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence Against Women (December 6):"The National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence Against Women…
Rank this Week: 421

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/
Rank this Week: 4904

BLS Library Blog

BLS Library Blog

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

http://www.blslibrary.com/
  • Dec 7

    Virtual Reference: We’re there, even when we aren’t

    Virtual Reference: We’re there, even when we aren’t
    Just because you don’t see a librarian sitting at the reference desk, does not mean we are not there to help. The library has many virtual reference tools to help you with your research. For example, you can always email the library at…
  • Dec 2

    Revenge Porn: Taking Trolls to Court

    Revenge Porn: Taking Trolls to Court
    An article in a recent issue of The New Yorker features Brooklyn Law School alum Carrie Goldberg, Class of 2007, as a leader in the crusade against non-consensual pornography, also called “revenge porn.” A founder of the Brooklyn…
  • Dec 1

    Library Hours & Study Room Reservations During Exam

    Library Hours & Study Room Reservations During Exam
    Library hours for the reading and exam period, Thursday, December 8th – Thursday, December 22th, are 8:00am – 2:00am. The circulation desk will close at 12:00am every night during this period. On Friday, December 23rd we will be…
Rank this Week: 107

State Law Library of Montana

State Law Library of Montana

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

http://mtlawlibrary.wordpress.com
  • Dec 7

    OPINIONS – December 7, 2016

    OPINIONS – December 7, 2016
    Marriage of Jardine and Schwartz DA 16-0332 2016 MT 321N Civil – Domestic Relations Matter of N.W. YINC DA 16-0049 2016 MT 320N Civil – Dependent Neglect Korman DA 16-0071 2016 MT 319N Civil – Water Rights Adjudication State…
  • Nov 30

    AMENDED OPINION – November 30, 2016

    AMENDED OPINION – November 30, 2016
    State v. Mayes DA 15-0371 2016 MT 305 Criminal – Dangerous Drug
  • Nov 30

    OPINIONS – November 29, 2016

    OPINIONS – November 29, 2016
    Estate of A.H.E. DA 16-0304 2016 MT 315N Civil – Guardian/Conservator State v. R. Kampf DA 15-0570 2016 MT 314N Criminal – Justice Court Appeal McCrorie v. Franz DA 16-0046 2016 MT 313N Civil – Injunction Wiggins v.…
Rank this Week: 17

UB Law Library Blog

UB Law Library Blog

Features news from the UB Law Library.

http://libweb.lib.buffalo.edu/blog/law
  • Dec 6

    Take a study break

    Take a study break
    Each weekday afternoon throughout exams, the Law Library will be hosting weekday study snacks for law students in the 7th Floor reading room.  Please stop by, kick back, and enjoy a little study break! We’ll bring the goodies…
  • Dec 5

    Library hours this week

    Library hours this week
    The Law Library is open the following hours this week: Sunday 12/4:  10:00 a.m. – 12:00 midnight Monday-Thursday 12/5-12/8:  7:30 a.m. – 12:00 midnight Friday 12/9:  7:30 a.m. – 9:00 p.m. Saturday 12/10:…
  • Nov 30

    Extended library hours for Reading/Exam period

    Extended library hours for Reading/Exam period
    This Friday, December 2nd, marks the last day of regular classes this semester and so begins the Reading/Exam period, with extended Law Library hours.  We’ll be open the following schedule: Reading/Exam Period Friday 12/2: 7:30…
Rank this Week: 4869

The Goodson Blogson

The Goodson Blogson

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

http://dukelawref.blogspot.com/
  • Dec 6

    Remembering Gary Slapper

    Remembering Gary Slapper
    Last night, the Times of London's Twitter account noted the passing of its longtime "Weird Cases" columnist, Gary Slapper: All @thetimes very sad to learn of the untimely death of our columnist @garyslapper. A huge loss - a lover of law's…
  • Dec 2

    Federal Rules: What's New For December 2016

    Federal Rules: What's New For December 2016
    On December 1, changes to the federal rules of general application become effective, if they are adopted by the U.S. Supreme Court and submitted to Congress before May 1. This year, the U.S. Supreme Court has adopted amendments to selected…
  • Nov 21

    Judge for Yourself

    Judge for Yourself
    Data analytics are a rapidly-growing feature in legal research services. From the intellectual property predictive analysis in Lex Machina (now owned by LexisNexis) to the recently-unveiled Bloomberg Law Litigation Analytics, many legal…
Rank this Week: 782

The BIALL Blog

The BIALL Blog

From the British and Irish Association of Law Librarians.

http://biall.blogspot.com/
  • Dec 6

    Supplier Liaison Group – new contact form

    Supplier Liaison Group – new contact form
    There is now an SLG contact form on the SLG homepage to be used for contacting all members of the SLG. Please submit all enquiries using this form.A member of the committee will then be in touch to deal with your query.This form is to be used…
  • Nov 3

    BIALL Knowledge Management Group

    BIALL Knowledge Management Group
    The BIALL Knowledge Management Group is pleased to announce its next event, to be held at King & Wood Mallesons, 10 Queen Street Place, London, EC4R 1BE, on Tuesday 22nd November 2016 from 6pm to 7.30pm. We will hear from three…
  • Nov 1

    KM workshop - blogpost

    KM workshop - blogpost
    “Knowledge management”: what does it actually mean? It’s a term that I’ve been dimly aware for a while now, but without really understanding what it is or why it’s important. What exactly do you mean by…
Rank this Week: 1190

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/
  • Dec 5

    NILL added new content to the Indian Law Bulletins on 12/5

    NILL added new content to the Indian Law Bulletins on 12/5
    U.S. Supreme Court Bulletin http://www.narf.org/nill/bulletins/sct/2016-2017update.html Petition was filed in Nisenan Tribe of Nevada City Rancheria v. Jewell (Statute of Limitations; nunc pro tunc ruling) on 11/3/16. In addition, see the…
  • Nov 18

    NILL added new content to the Indian Law Bulletins on 11/17

    NILL added new content to the Indian Law Bulletins on 11/17
    U.S. Courts of Appeals Bulletinhttp://www.narf.org/nill/bulletins/cta/2016cta.html Upstate Citizens for Equality, Inc. v. United States (Land into Trust) U.S. Federal Trial Courts Bulletin…
  • Nov 8

    NILL added new content to the Indian Law Bulletins on 11/08

    NILL added new content to the Indian Law Bulletins on 11/08
    U.S. Supreme Court Bulletin http://www.narf.org/nill/bulletins/sct/2016-2017update.html Petitions were filed in Mackinac Tribe v. Jewell (Federal Acknowledgment Process) and in Citizens Against Reservation Shopping v. Jewell (Land into Trust;…
Rank this Week: 2017

Law Library Blog

Law Library Blog

From the University of British Columbia Law Library.

http://law.library.ubc.ca/category/blog/
  • Dec 5

    New Books at the Law Library – December 5, 2016

    New Books at the Law Library – December 5, 2016
    LAW LIBRARY level 3: KE5029 .M325 2016 Robert W. Macaulay and James L.H. Sprague, External Review of Administrative Decisions: Petitions to Cabinet, Appeals to Court, and Judicial Review (Toronto: Thomson Reuters, 2016). LAW LIBRARY level 3:…
  • Nov 21

    New Books at the Law Library – November 21, 2016

    New Books at the Law Library – November 21, 2016
    LAW LIBRARY level 3: KD640 .S26 2016 Geoffrey Samuel, A Short Introduction to Judging and to Legal Reasoning (Cheltenham: Edward Elgar Publishing, 2016) Online access: http://resolve.library.ubc.ca/cgi-bin/catsearch?bid=8469042 LAW LIBRARY…
  • Nov 14

    New Books at the Law Library – November 14, 2016

    New Books at the Law Library – November 14, 2016
    LAW LIBRARY level 3: KD1439 .W33 2016 Christopher Wadlow, The Law of Passing-off: Unfair Competition by Misrepresentation, 5th ed. (London: Thomson Reuters UK Limited, 2016). LAW LIBRARY level 3: KE482.S84 M33 2016 Nancy McCormack &…
Rank this Week: 1287

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/
  • Dec 5

    Library Book Christmas Tree

    Library Book Christmas Tree
        Happy Holidays from the Howard W. Hunter Law Library!! Come check out the latest addition to our Christmas decor, our Christmas tree made from library books.  Over 550 books to be recycled went into the creation of our…
  • Nov 30

    Final

    Final
    We do our best to help our students out during finals time.  Here are some resources and services we hope will make this time a little less stressful. Sample Exams – The Law Library has a number of sample exams … Continue…
  • Oct 31

    New Color Printer in the Law School

    New Color Printer in the Law School
    There is a color printer in the law school for student and community use. This printer is a BYU Pharos printer (named BYU Public Color), and it works like the other BYU Pharos printers across campus. It is in the printing ……
Rank this Week: 171

Legal Research is EASY

Legal Research is EASY

Covers basic legal research. By Bret Christensen.

http://legalresearchiseasy.blogspot.com/
  • Dec 5

    Word of the Month for December 2016: Confidentiality Agreement

    Word of the Month for December 2016: Confidentiality Agreement
    Have you ever had a conversation with someone and in the middle they say, "Don't tell anyone but...." and they proceed to tell you something that they probably shouldn't have told you (or anyone, for that matter)?  I get that all the…
  • Nov 28

    Just When You Thought You Were Safe

    Just When You Thought You Were Safe
    When I went to high school, our school had an FFA program where students could raise cows, goats, sheep and grow crops.  Some of my friends chose to cultivate a number of cannabis plants behind the taller rows of corn.  For months,…
  • Nov 21

    Get that covered

    Get that covered
    The other day, a young woman came into the library.  Seems she was lost and needed a little direction.  What caught my attention was not her question so much as it was that she was busily using her hands to cover up what was left of…
Rank this Week: 2153

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/
  • Dec 5

    Charles Booth's London - website hosted by the LSE launched

    Charles Booth's London - website hosted by the LSE launched
    Last week I received an email promoting the following: LSE has just launched Charles Booth’s London, a website making available the famous poverty maps and the descriptively rich police notebooks arising from Booth’s…
  • Nov 29

    Journals moving from Lexis Library (but don't worry, we will still have online access)

    Journals moving from Lexis Library (but don't worry, we will still have online access)
    From 22nd December, the following journals will no longer be available via Lexis Library:European Competition JournalJournal of Corporate Law StudiesJournal of Media LawJournal of Private International Law Judicial ReviewLaw and…
  • Nov 22

    PhD Training Day at the Institute of Advanced Legal Studie

    PhD Training Day at the Institute of Advanced Legal Studie
    The first session of a 3 part series being run this academic year on 'How to get a PhD in Law' will take place on Saturday December 3rd and will include sessions on:literature reviewscomparative legal researchqualitative and quantitative…
Rank this Week: 4870

Dewey B Strategic

Dewey B Strategic

Explores issues relating to risk, value, strategy, libraries, knowledge and the legal profession. By Jean P. O'Grady.

http://deweybstrategic.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 1549

Due Process

Due Process

By the Georgetown Law Library.

https://blogs.commons.georgetown.edu/dueprocess/
  • Dec 5

    Extended Library Hours and Access Restrictions During Exam

    Extended Library Hours and Access Restrictions During Exam
    Georgetown Law Library reading and exam period will be in effect Monday November 28th and run through Saturday December 17th. During the reading and exam period, both the Williams and Wolff Library will remain open 24 hours.  For the…
  • Dec 2

    Is your job taking you to a new country or city? Still looking for a job?

    Is your job taking you to a new country or city? Still looking for a job?
    GoinGlobal has released a new interface! In addition to being a great place to start your job search, GoinGlobal features city and country guides to help those relocating to learn about the new environment. The unique H1B search allows users…
  • Nov 28

    Bloomberg Law’s Tax Practice Center & Lexis.com Retire in December

    Bloomberg Law’s Tax Practice Center & Lexis.com Retire in December
    Bloomberg Law: Tax will soon replace the Tax Practice Center. Starting on December 1, when you select “Tax” from the Practice Centers menu, you will be directed to Bloomberg Law: Tax, where you can access tax research content…
Rank this Week: 2569

Off the Shelf - The Osgood Hall…

Off the Shelf - The Osgood Hall Law School Library Blog

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

http://libblog.osgoode.yorku.ca
  • Dec 5

    Recent Acquisitions, November 28 – December 5, 2016

    Recent Acquisitions, November 28 – December 5, 2016
    31 new acquisitions in Osgoode Hall Law School Library, including 28 from 2016: K 236 F38 2017 Accommodating Muslims under common law : a comparative analysis Routledge, 2017 viii, 206 pages ; 25 cm K 1404 D44 2016 The World … Continue…
  • Nov 28

    Recent Acquisitions, November 21 – November 28, 2016

    Recent Acquisitions, November 21 – November 28, 2016
    55 new acquisitions in Osgoode Hall Law School Library, including 44 from 2016: DS 796 H7 N4 2016 Umbrellas in bloom : Hong Kong's occupy movement uncovered Blacksmith Books, 2016 349 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 21 cm Estate ……
  • Nov 22

    Osgoode Digital Commons: One Million Downloads and Still Counting!

    Osgoode Digital Commons: One Million Downloads and Still Counting!
    Osgoode Digital Commons, the institutional repository and digital archive of Osgoode Hall Law School of York University, offering world-wide access to the research and publications of the School’s scholarly community, achieved a…
Rank this Week: 3583

Un blog pour l'information…

Un blog pour l'information juridique

By Emmanuel Barthe.

http://www.precisement.org/blog/
Rank this Week: 4330

Seattle University Law Library…

Seattle University Law Library INFO

Covers legal news, legal research and library news.

http://lawlibraryblog.seattleu.edu/
  • Dec 4

    Today in Legal History: Founding of the Grange

    Today in Legal History: Founding of the Grange
    To unite farmers, Oliver Kelly and six others created the Order of the Patrons of Husbandry on December 4, 1867, soon known as the Grange.  This society was unusual in that it allowed women to become full members from the beginning.…
  • Dec 2

    Today in Legal History: EPA Formed

    Today in Legal History: EPA Formed
    The EPA was established on December 2, 1970, under the administration of Richard Nixon.  The EPA took over responsibilities previously handled by the Department of the Interior, the Department of Agriculture, the Department of Health,…
  • Nov 29

    Today in Legal History: Coffee Rationed

    Today in Legal History: Coffee Rationed
    To aid the war effort, the United States rationed coffee on November 28, 1942.  After a long eight months, the ration ended on July 28, 1943.  While Americans generally had it much easier than residents of other Allied countries,…
Rank this Week: 464

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/
  • Dec 2

    Gender differences in law school

    Gender differences in law school
    Bloomberg Law blog has an interesting post that looks at gender differences in law school attendance. They point out that although almost half of law school students today are female, this is a national average and conceals an interesting…
  • Nov 30

    Cornell Law offers "legal research clinic" opportunity for law student

    Cornell Law offers "legal research clinic" opportunity for law student
    Cornell Law School has a new legal clinic called the "Cornell Legal Research Clinic," a three credit course offered through their Law Library. Students enrolled in the clinic help local residents, nonprofit organizations and entrepreneurs who…
  • Nov 29

    MIT report on the future of librarie

    MIT report on the future of librarie
    Inside Higher Education reports that MIT has published a preliminary report that is the culmination of a yearlong initiative at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology to study "how the MIT libraries ought to evolve to best advance the…
Rank this Week: 414

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/
  • Dec 1

    “What Is a Looseleaf and How Can It Possibly Help Me De-Stress During Finals?”

    “What Is a Looseleaf and How Can It Possibly Help Me De-Stress During Finals?”
    The answer can be found in the Study Break area in the Moritz Law Library, located between the reference desk and the public access computers on the 2nd floor. Turn off your brain for a while. In this area you’ll find materials for a…
  • Nov 7

    The Trial of Queen Caroline – A New Addition to the Moritz Law Library’s Stotter Collection

    The Trial of Queen Caroline – A New Addition to the Moritz Law Library’s Stotter Collection
    <!--[if gte mso 9]> <![endif]-->During a recent visit to the Moritz College of Law, Moritz alum Lawrence H. Stotter ’58 presented the Moritz Law Library with a new addition to the Law Library’s Stotter Collection: five…
  • Nov 3

    Study Aids and Interactive Lessons at the Moritz Law Library

    Study Aids and Interactive Lessons at the Moritz Law Library
    As we enter the final months of the semester, consider checking out the print and online study aids available through the Moritz Law Library. West Academic's online Study Aids collection includes over 500 titles, including Nutshells,…
Rank this Week: 635

Mendik Matters

Mendik Matters

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

http://www.mendikmatters.org/
  • Nov 30

    Anyone Order a Pizza?

    Anyone Order a Pizza?
    First Week Pizza Survey Results For the tenth consecutive year the Mendik Library surveyed 1Ls during First Week about some of their digital inclinations. Below is a quick summary of the results.  You can see the survey questions and the…
  • Nov 7

    New Digital Collection—Slavery in America and the World

    New Digital Collection—Slavery in America and the World
    This amazing new online collection from HeinOnline brings together for the first time “all essential legal materials on slavery in the United States and the English-speaking world . . . , includ[ing] every statute passed by every colony…
  • Oct 24

    PLI Webinar: First 90 Days in a Firm

    PLI Webinar: First 90 Days in a Firm
    The Practising Law Institute’s new on-demand webinar, Your First 90 Days in a Firm, offers new and aspiring attorneys practical advice on navigating life as a new lawyer.  Experienced attorneys address basic questions new…
Rank this Week: 2762

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/
  • Nov 30

    Mark Twain's Birthday, Huckleberry Finn, IP, and the Nevada Constitution

    Mark Twain's Birthday, Huckleberry Finn, IP, and the Nevada Constitution
    Mark Twain (Nov. 30, 1835—April 21, 1910) was a prolific writer and social critic. This blog post from HeinOnline in honor of his birthday shows how to find Twain references in HeinOnline's vast resources. It also mentions a…
  • Nov 17

    The Electoral College and its Possible Alternative

    The Electoral College and its Possible Alternative
    You may have heard that Donald Trump won the Electoral College on Tuesday, but most likely lost the national popular vote. It is the fifth time in history that this has happened. This has sparked a renewed interest in the merits of the…
  • Nov 9

    Presidential Clemency

    Presidential Clemency
    You might have heard: Obama Commutes Sentences For 72 More Federal Inmates, All Things Considered, NPR, Nov. 5, 2016. But you might be a little shaky on the whole commutation thing. Is Obama's action unusual? What's the difference…
Rank this Week: 876

Ramsey County Law Library Blog

Ramsey County Law Library Blog

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

http://ramseylawlibrary.org/
  • Nov 29

    The Smallest Units of Government

    The Smallest Units of Government
    As the 2016 election season fades behind us, it is a good time to reflect on our government structures and their various functions. It is easy follow government at the federal and state levels by reading the news, but not…
  • Nov 18

    Frontlines of the Law in the Headlines of the New

    Frontlines of the Law in the Headlines of the New
    Just recently law enforcement in our tiny jurisdiction has come more visible than usual.  Obviously police officers are in the news every time a major criminal act in our community is investigated or a suspect is…
  • Nov 9

    Arthur A. Stewart (1946 – 1970)

    Arthur A. Stewart (1946 – 1970)
    Arthur Stewart was born in St. Paul on January 29, 1888 to parents John and Anna, who had settled in St. Paul in the 1870s.  John originally had a hardware store at Seventh Avenue and John Street (close to the present location of…
Rank this Week: 1340

The Blackacre Times

The Blackacre Times

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

http://theblackacretimes.com/
  • Nov 29

    Study Room

    Study Room
    Just in case nobody told you, exams are just around the corner. Correlated: study rooms are now sparse. What can you and your study partner(s) do to ensure access to study space? Book in advance like a VIP study champion. By dumbonyc…
  • Nov 18

    Thanksgiving & Exam Hour

    Thanksgiving &amp; Exam Hour
    As usual, we’re changing up the library’s hours for the Thanksgiving holiday and the upcoming exam period. During the week of Thanksgiving we are operating with reduced hours, as follows: Monday, Nov. 21s & Tuesday, Nov.…
  • Nov 7

    Coloring in the Library

    Coloring in the Library
    You may have noticed the coloring materials available at the seats near the SHELF* in the library lobby. Coloring is fun and some studies indicate it is great for stress relief. In other words, it is perfect for a quick study break during the…
Rank this Week: 1037

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/
  • Nov 28

    Law Library: News & Events: Human Rights Day Event

    Law Library: News &amp; Events: Human Rights Day Event
    In celebration of Human Rights Day, the Law Library of Congress will host a discussion on the impact of the Miranda warning on human rights in Eastern Europe. The event will feature a panel of distinguished American and European…
  • Nov 8

    Law Library: News & Events: Additional Historical Statutes at Large Added to Law.gov

    Law Library: News &amp; Events: Additional Historical Statutes at Large Added to Law.gov
    Two years ago the Law Library of Congress added historical Statutes at Large to our Digitized Material page. Years 1789-1950 have been available there in a large PDF download. The Law Library of Congress continues to add…
  • Nov 4

    Law Library: News & Events: Congress.gov Homepage Highlights, Alerts, and More Enhancement

    Law Library: News &amp; Events: Congress.gov Homepage Highlights, Alerts, and More Enhancement
    This has been an exciting and successful year for Congress.gov.  The Library of Congress accomplished a major milestone when it retired THOMAS in July.  Over the course of 2016, there were a number of enhancements to…
Rank this Week: 1042

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/
  • Nov 28

    Calculate!

    Calculate!
    Just in time for exams! By student request, we now have three TI-30XIIS calculators ready to help HLS students calculate during accounting or finance law exams! To check one out, visit the HLS Library Circulation Desk. The…
  • Nov 23

    Another Option for Finding Library Materials by Subject

    Another Option for Finding Library Materials by Subject
    I have written before in this blog about using the Hollis library catalog to find materials in the law library by subject. Specifically, I find the Hollis catalog’s hyperlinked Library of Congress (LC) Subject Headings to be a…
  • Nov 21

    Guide to researching executive power

    Guide to researching executive power
    If you have recently developed a stronger interest in the topic of executive power, we have a new research guide that can help you explore it through many resources available both at the HLS Library and beyond. Executive Power:…
Rank this Week: 589

University of Baltimore Law…

University of Baltimore Law Library Blog

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

http://ublawlibrary.wordpress.com
Rank this Week: 1397

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/
  • Nov 28

    Louis D. Brandeis and the World Serie

    Louis D. Brandeis and the World Serie
    I recently stumbled upon an old newspaper article that contained an anecdote about Brandeis attending a baseball game that I had never heard before. Normally I would discount a story like this as being too good to be true, but I am going to…
  • Nov 3

    Elena Kagan and Jeffrey Rosen

    Elena Kagan and Jeffrey Rosen
    The Louis D. Brandeis School of Law at the University of Louisville had a big week last month. Every year or so, the law school awards the Brandeis Medal to individuals whose lives and work demonstrate a commitment to “the ideals of…
  • Oct 18

    Jeffrey Rosen’s Biography of Louis D. Brandei

    Jeffrey Rosen’s Biography of Louis D. Brandei
    I have been swamped at work and as a result gotten behind in my Brandeis duties. So here, almost five months late, is my write-up of Louis D. Brandeis: American Prophet by law professor and journalist Jeffrey Rosen, which is part of Yale…
Rank this Week: 2558