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Slaw

Slaw

A Canadian cooperative weblog on all things legal.

http://www.slaw.ca
  • Apr 24

    Stress Management for Law Students (From a Recent Grad)

    Stress Management for Law Students (From a Recent Grad)
    Alexandra Kozlov graduated from the Queen’s Faculty of Law in 2012 and articled with the Workplace Safety and Insurance Appeal Tribunal We all know what law school stress looks like. Come exam time, we see its physical manifestations:…
  • Apr 24

    Business Trademarks May Be Displayed in Quebec in a Language Other Than French

    Business Trademarks May Be Displayed in Quebec in a Language Other Than French
    On April 9, 2014, the Quebec Superior Court ruled that businesses in the province of Quebec may continue to display their trademarks on public signs outside their premises in a language other than French if no French version of the trademark…
  • Apr 24

    Online Dispute Resolution, Courts and Tribunals: What Are the Threshhold Issues?

    Online Dispute Resolution, Courts and Tribunals: What Are the Threshhold Issues?
    Many people are only starting to get used to the idea of ODR – Online Dispute Resolution. ODR uses increasingly familiar things, like online communication and information sharing, and uses the internet to combine them with dispute…
Rank this Week: 38

Mendik Matters

Mendik Matters

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

http://www.mendikmatters.org/
  • Apr 24

    Exam Prep Help!

    Exam Prep Help!
    Three important Library resources to keep in mind as you prepare for upcoming exams. First:  The Library’s Exam Preparation Resources web page offers a host of materials containing practical advice and strategies designed…
  • Apr 21

    Go Green for Earth Day

    Go Green for Earth Day
    Earth Day this year (April 22) celebrates Green Cities, a campaign to help cities around the world become more sustainable and reduce their carbon footprint. Visit www.earthday.org/ for more details. Here’s a suggestion from the Mendik…
  • Apr 16

    Finding Federal Court Records Online

    Finding Federal Court Records Online
    Finding federal court records online has always seemed more difficult than it should be!  While Westlaw and LexisNexis provide access to the federal docket sheets that list the filings for each case, the filed documents themselves are…
Rank this Week: 2685

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
  • Apr 24

    NLRB Ruling: Northwestern University Football Players are “University Employees”

    NLRB Ruling: Northwestern University Football Players are “University Employees”
    On March 26, 2014, an official for the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) ruled that Northwestern University football players are “university employees” within the meaning of the National Labor Relations Act, and not simply…
  • Apr 23

    ALR Student’s Corner: The Namby Pamby

    ALR Student’s Corner: The Namby Pamby
    The Namby Pamby is a comical, legal blog that light heartily pokes fun at everyday issues lawyers may face. The blog is aimed at and will completely satisfy anyone who is looking for a little bit of humor to brighten … Continue reading…
  • Apr 22

    Free Online Resources for Criminal Law & Procedure: North Carolina Defender Manual Part 2

    Free Online Resources for Criminal Law & Procedure: North Carolina Defender Manual Part 2
    Here is Part 2 of our series of blogs on the free online resources available on the website of the North Carolina Court System Office of Indigent Defense Services (NCIDS). See here for Part 1. This blog will focus on … Continue reading…
Rank this Week: 147

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/
  • Apr 24

    Tech Thursday: The Heartbleed Security Hole - Part 2

    Tech Thursday: The Heartbleed Security Hole - Part 2
    The Heartbleed Security Hole has been around for more than a week now and fortunately, there are ways to protect yourself. Fox Van Allen breaks down the issues in a way we can all understand in his article "Heartbleed Security...
  • Apr 17

    Tech Thursday: Portable Battery Charger

    Tech Thursday: Portable Battery Charger
    Don't you just hate it when your phone dies? Until they invent a battery that lasts forever, we're all at the mercy of our battery. Well, there is hope. The portable battery charger! Stewart Wolpin gives us his choice of...
  • Apr 10

    Tech Thursday: The Heartbleed Security Hole

    Tech Thursday: The Heartbleed Security Hole
    A security bulletin was recently announced that affects many servers that use a form of encryption known as OpenSSL. The problem is being called "Heartbleed". Gail Sullivan of The Washington Post writes in her article "Heartbleed: What you…
Rank this Week: 742

University of New Hampshire School…

University of New Hampshire School of Law Library Blog

Provides law library news.

http://library.law.unh.edu/blog
  • Apr 24

    National Library Week 2014: Favorite Book

    National Library Week 2014: Favorite Book
    Thanks to everyone for a great 2014 National Library Week at UNH Law! Prizes, candy, and excitement all combined for a fun-filled week at the UNH Law Library. As part of Library Week a blackboard was moved to the entrance of the library and…
  • Apr 16

    Summer Research Boot Camp Slides Available

    Summer Research Boot Camp Slides Available
    Slides from last week's 1L Summer Legal Research Boot Camp are available below. Please don't hesitate to contact the law library if you have any summer research questions! Using Multi-State Surveys Free Legal Websites Legislative History…
  • Apr 8

    Attention All 1L Students! : Manadatory Legal Research Boot Camp

    Attention All 1L Students! : Manadatory Legal Research Boot Camp
    Summer is fast approaching and we’d like you all to be prepared for your summer work experience.  Please join us for the 3rd annual Legal Research Boot Camp on Friday, April 11, 2014 from 3: 15 pm-5:15 pm   This mandatory,…
Rank this Week: 2183

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
  • Apr 24

    Prep for Summer with a Research Consultation

    Prep for Summer with a Research Consultation
    Getting ready for summer employment? Get prepared by scheduling a research consultation with a librarian. Consultations provide customized preparation for summer jobs, clerkships, public interest work, and post-graduate positions. Stop by the…
  • Apr 21

    Therapy Pets Return April 28!!!

    Therapy Pets Return April 28!!!
    Please join the Law Library for pet therapy in the student lounge on Monday, April 28. Stop by at your leisure and visit with the animals from Noon-1pm for relaxing companionship! The event is made possible by Cornell Companions, a pet…
  • Apr 14

    Library Fine Amnesty Week!

    Library Fine Amnesty Week!
    Return overdue Law Library books to the Circulation Desk before 5pm on Friday, April 18, to receive forgiveness for any fines owed, no questions asked. Please note the following: Amnesty applies only to Law Library books. We cannot waive…
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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
  • Apr 24

    Literature and Law

    Literature and Law
    This is a guest post by Jennifer Davis, a supervisory collection specialist in our Collection Services Division at the Law Library of Congress. Hurrying to work in the morning is a good time to think of to-do lists, song lyrics and snatches…
  • Apr 23

    An Interview with Rob Sukol, Deputy Law Revision Counsel

    An Interview with Rob Sukol, Deputy Law Revision Counsel
    This week’s interview is with Rob Sukol, Deputy Law Revision Counsel of the U.S. House of Representatives.  Rob previously did the guest post titled “The United States Code Online – Downloadable XML Files and…
  • Apr 22

    Was a 9-Month-old Boy Really Charged with Attempted Murder in Pakistan?

    Was a 9-Month-old Boy Really Charged with Attempted Murder in Pakistan?
    The following is a guest post by Shameema Rahman, senior legal research specialist in our Public Services Division. You may have heard about an incredible article with the headline, “9-month-old boy on the run after attempted…
Rank this Week: 129

Due Process

Due Process

By the Georgetown Law Library.

https://blogs.commons.georgetown.edu/dueprocess/
  • Apr 24

    Digitized Primary Source collections now available

    Digitized Primary Source collections now available
    The Making of Modern Law digitized collections are now available through the Gale Artemis Primary Sources collection. The Georgetown Law Library currently subscribes to the following collections: Foreign Primary Sources – historical…
  • Apr 21

    Supreme Court of India Recognizes Third Gender

    Supreme Court of India Recognizes Third Gender
    Last week, in a landmark ruling, the Supreme Court of India recognized the legal status of transgender individuals, allowing them to identify themselves as members of a third category, neither male nor female.  As a result of this…
  • Apr 10

    Looking for a news article? Use the Newspaper Research Guide

    Looking for a news article? Use the Newspaper Research Guide
    The library subscribes to a number of databases that offer access to newspapers across the globe, so whether you’re trying to access a New York Times article from 1982,  yesterday’s Jerusalem Post or the Connecticut…
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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
  • Apr 24

    UNH library halts book disposal after complaint

    UNH library halts book disposal after complaint
    “Administrators at University of New Hampshire’s Dimond Library have put on hold an effort to discard little-used books and periodicals, in response to complaints received this week from faculty members and students. Tracey…
  • Apr 24

    Care enough not to excuse bad behavior by street people

    Care enough not to excuse bad behavior by street people
    “For a city that was once known as “the city that knows how,” the streets of San Francisco have become a shameful, unhealthy place. The news report of the unacceptable conditions at the San Francisco Public Library is just…
  • Apr 23

    Books-A-Million Is Helping Give Away Half A Million Free Book

    Books-A-Million Is Helping Give Away Half A Million Free Book
    “On April 23, 2014, 25,000 volunteers from Kodiak to Key West will give away half a million free books in more than 6,000 towns and cities across America. World Book Night U.S. (WBN) is an ambitious campaign to give thousands of free,…
Rank this Week: 374

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: 4

Class Action Countermeasures

Class Action Countermeasures

Covers class action defense. By McGuireWoods LLP.

http://www.classactioncountermeasures.com
  • Apr 24

    Auctioning Class Settlement

    Auctioning Class Settlement
    It’s a matter of conventional wisdom that class action settlements rarely benefit absent class members as much as they could. Despite a valid fear of either explicit collusion or bad incentives, courts will often rubber-stamp class…
  • Apr 15

    Never Assume Numerosity – 2014 Edition Take 2

    Never Assume Numerosity – 2014 Edition Take 2
    Rebecca Mullis attended an online program for Medical Diagnostic Sonography through Mountain State University. The program required her to attend a clinical externship to graduate, but there were no externship sites within a three-hour drive…
  • Apr 2

    Tall People and Class Action

    Tall People and Class Action
    April Fool’s–a day that one cannot trust what one reads on the Web, is fortunately over. So, please rest assured that Rutgers law student Brandon Riley’s note We’re Cramped as Hell, and We Won’t Take It Anymore:…
Rank this Week: 1093

Seattle University Law Library…

Seattle University Law Library INFO

Covers legal news, legal research and library news.

http://lawlibraryblog.seattleu.edu/
  • Apr 24

    Finding Study Aid

    Finding Study Aid
    Need an overview of a particular area of law or to clarify a particular legal concept?  The law library purchases the following study aid series: West Hornbooks West Nutshells Examples and Explanations Gilbert Law Summaries Emanuel Law…
  • Apr 22

    Recommended Reading from the Walkover Collection: The Lazarus Project

    Recommended Reading from the Walkover Collection: The Lazarus Project
    The Walkover collection is located on the 2nd floor of the library under the staircase. Aleksandar Hemon, The Lazarus Project (Riverhead Books 2009) LAW-Walkover Collection (2nd Floor)   PS3608.E48L39 2009 (National Book Award…
  • Apr 22

    Today in Legal History: Earth Day

    Today in Legal History: Earth Day
    Before 1970 there were no legal or regulatory devices to protect the environment. In the spring of 1970, Senator Gaylord Nelson, inspired by the student anti-war movement, created Earth Day as a way to force environmental protection onto the…
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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
  • Apr 23

    Apr. 24 Colloquia/Workshop

    Apr. 24 Colloquia/Workshop
    University of Wisconsin-Madison Anton Burkov (Kennan Institute) presents Strategic Litigation: Bringing the European Convention for Human Rights to Russia – paper is not publicly available
  • Apr 22

    Apr. 23 Colloquia/Workshop

    Apr. 23 Colloquia/Workshop
    University of Wisconsin-Madison Institute for Research on Poverty Lawrence Katz (Harvard University) presents Neighborhoods vs. Schools – paper is not publicly available University of Wisconsin-Madison Asifa Quraishi-Landes (University…
  • Apr 22

    Research Design for Causal Inference—Chicago, IL, and Durham, NC

    Research Design for Causal Inference—Chicago, IL, and Durham, NC
    Northwestern University School of Law and Duke University School of Law are holding two workshops on Research Design for Causal Inference this year: Main workshop: Monday – Friday, July 7-11, 2014, at Northwestern Advanced workshop:…
Rank this Week: 11

Ross-Blakley Law Library Blog

Ross-Blakley Law Library Blog

Covers key legal-education, research, practice, and law-library news. From the John J. Ross-William C. Blakley Law Library of the Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law at Arizona State University.

http://lawlibnews.lawnews-asu.org/
  • Apr 23

    Jeremiah Chin ’15 and Jennifer Walston ’15 Honored for Exemplary Student Research

    Jeremiah Chin ’15 and Jennifer Walston ’15 Honored for Exemplary Student Research
    The Ross-Blakley Law Library at the Sandra O’Connor College of Law is pleased to announce the 2014 recipients of The Ross-Blakley Law Library Award for Exemplary Student Research. Jeremiah Chin is the first place award recipient for his…
  • Apr 10

    Summer Use of Westlaw, LexisNexis, and Bloomberg Law

    Summer Use of Westlaw, LexisNexis, and Bloomberg Law
    Westlaw Your Westlaw password will remain active over the summer for a limited number of research hours.  Westlaw does allow full summer access for the following permissible uses: Law school class Law Review or Journal work Moot…
  • Apr 9

    Alumni Legal Research Panel – TOMORROW at 12:15pm

    Alumni Legal Research Panel – TOMORROW at 12:15pm
    Please join us tomorrow for a lunchtime alumni panel featuring Kaitlyn Redfield Ortiz (’12) and Masha Shmukler (’11) to learn how your legal research skills can help you in your upcoming summer or post-graduation legal position…
Rank this Week: 3183

beSpacific

beSpacific

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

http://www.bespacific.com/
  • Apr 23

    Estimates of illegal and unreported fish in seafood imports to the USA

    Estimates of illegal and unreported fish in seafood imports to the USA
    “Illegal and unreported catches represented 20–32% by weight of wild-caught seafood imported to the USA in 2011, as determined from robust estimates, including uncertainty, of illegal and unreported fishing activities in the…
  • Apr 23

    New Website Helps Vets Manage Benefits, Apply for Loan

    New Website Helps Vets Manage Benefits, Apply for Loan
    “eBenefits is a portal; a central location for Veterans, Service Members, and their families to research, find, access, and, in time, manage their benefits and personal information. eBenefits offers: A personalized workspace called…
  • Apr 23

    Go back in time with Street View

    Go back in time with Street View
    Google Official Blog: “If you’ve ever dreamt of being a time traveler like Doc Brown, now’s your chance. Starting today, you can travel to the past to see how a place has changed over the years by exploring Street View…
Rank this Week: 43

Jurisdynamics

Jurisdynamics

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

http://jurisdynamics.blogspot.com/
  • Apr 23

    Minority Television Project, Inc. v. FCC, No. 13-1124, Brief for Amici Curiae Law Professors in Support of Petitioner

    Minority Television Project, Inc. v. FCC, No. 13-1124, Brief for Amici Curiae Law Professors in Support of Petitioner
    Minority Television Project, Inc. v. FCC, No. 13-1124, Brief for Amici Curiae Law Professors in Support of Petitioner, available at http://bit.ly/MinorityTelevisionAmicus: This brief amicus curiae in support of petitioner Minority Television…
  • Mar 25

    An Agricultural Law Jeremiad: The Harvest Is Past, the Summer Is Ended, and Seed Is Not Saved

    An Agricultural Law Jeremiad: The Harvest Is Past, the Summer Is Ended, and Seed Is Not Saved
    James Ming Chen, An Agricultural Law Jeremiad: The Harvest Is Past, the Summer Is Ended, and Seed Is Not Saved, 2014 Wisconsin Law Review (forthcoming), available at http://ssrn.com/abstract=2387998 or http://bit.ly/SeedIsNotSaved, and to be…
  • Mar 19

    Flagging prospect theory

    Flagging prospect theory
    James Ming Chen, Flagging Prospect Theory, available at http://www.ssrn.com/abstract=2216916 or http://bit.ly/FlaggingProspectTheory: The basic tenets of prospect theory, a bedrock principle of behavioral economics, can be illustrated by what…
Rank this Week: 1282

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/
  • Apr 23

    Happy 450th Birthday, Will!

    Happy 450th Birthday, Will!
    Today is the day we celebrate the 450th anniversary of William Shakespeare's birth. To mark the occasion, check out these books in the Gallagher Law Library collection.Our most recent titles:Shakespeare and the Law: A Conversation Among…
  • Apr 22

    Results from National Library Week Candy Jar Contest

    Results from National Library Week Candy Jar Contest
    We had great turnout for the National Library Week Candy Jar Contest this year with a total of 22 submissions. Thanks to everyone for participating!The total pieces of wrapped candy in the jar was 143. There was an errant jellybean at the…
  • Apr 21

    French Change Civil Code to Recognize Animal Feelings—Almost

    French Change Civil Code to Recognize Animal Feelings—Almost
    The ABA Journal online reported Pets in France get legal status as ‘living beings capable of feelings’ (April 18, 2014). What an interesting development! I decided to track down the actual law.The ABA Journal linked to the…
Rank this Week: 29

Jenkins Law Library Blog

Jenkins Law Library Blog

Covers technology and legal research.

https://www.jenkinslaw.org/blog
  • Apr 23

    Jenkins On Your Desktop: Copyright Subject Searching on LegalTrac

    Jenkins On Your Desktop: Copyright Subject Searching on LegalTrac
    Celebrate World Book and Copyright Day on April 23! UNESCO, the United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization, has dedicated April 23 to books and copyright since 1995. This day is devoted to the power of books and the…
  • Apr 10

    Jenkins On Your Desktop: The Internal Revenue Cumulative Bulletin on HeinOnline

    Jenkins On Your Desktop: The Internal Revenue Cumulative Bulletin on HeinOnline
    The Internal Revenue Cumulative Bulletin is the bi-yearly reprinting of the weekly Internal Revenue Bulletin (IRB), which announces official rulings and procedures of the IRS as well as publishes Treasury Decisions, Executive Orders, Tax…
  • Mar 27

    Jenkins On Your Desktop: The Congressional Record on ProQuest Congressional

    Jenkins On Your Desktop: The Congressional Record on ProQuest Congressional
    Each March the sports world is consumed with talk of tournaments, brackets, and college basketball. Congress, like the rest of America, joins in the conversation. Congress' remarks in congratulating successes and mourning loses during the…
Rank this Week: 571

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
  • Apr 23

    OPINION: Davenport v. Odlin

    OPINION: Davenport v. Odlin
    The Montana Supreme Court has issued an Opinion in the following matter: DIRECT APPEAL – CIVIL – WRIT OF MANDAMUS DA 13-0277, 2014 MT 109, KRISTINE DAVENPORT, Petitioner and Appellant, v. JOHN E. ODLIN, Respondent and Appellee.
  • Apr 22

    OPINION: State v. Reim

    OPINION: State v. Reim
    The Montana Supreme Court has issued an Opinion in the following matter: DIRECT APPEAL – CRIMINAL – ASSAULT DA 13-0050, 2014 MT 108, STATE OF MONTANA, Plaintiff and Appellee, v. MICHAEL KENNETH REIM, Defendant and Appellant.
  • Apr 22

    UNPUBLISHED OPINION: Zuazua v. Spear

    UNPUBLISHED OPINION: Zuazua v. Spear
    The Montana Supreme Court has issued an Unpublished Opinion in the following matter: DIRECT APPEAL – CIVIL – QUIET TITLE DA 13-0625, 2014 MT 107N, AMADOR F. ZUAZUA, Plaintiff, Counter-Defendant, and Appellant, v. DAVID J. SPEAR…
Rank this Week: 22

Elon Law Library

Elon Law Library

Features library news and updates. From Elon University School of Law Library.

http://elonlawlibrary.blogspot.com/
  • Apr 23

    New Library Materials - March 2014

    New Library Materials - March 2014
    The list of newly acquired library materials for the month of March 2014 is now online. Please click here for more information.
  • Apr 22

    New Library Materials - February 2014

    New Library Materials - February 2014
    The list of newly acquired library materials for the month of February 2014 is now online. Please click here for more information
  • Apr 14

    Westlaw Access Change

    Westlaw Access Change
    Westlaw's decided it's time for the Next step!  Beginning July 1, 2014, Westlaw will no longer provide access to WestlawClassic for the law school community nationwide.  An announcement will be made on Tuesday, April 15th on the…
Rank this Week: 4912

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
  • Apr 23

    Juvenile Law Appellate Court Opinion - 4/23/2014

    Juvenile Law Appellate Court Opinion - 4/23/2014
    Category: Recent Decisions;Juvenile Law Opinions Body: AC36068 - In re Daniel A. (Termination of parental rights; "The respondent father, Daniel A., appeals from the judgment of the trial court terminating his parental rights with respect…
  • Apr 17

    Probate Law Appellate Court Opinion - 4/14/2014

    Probate Law Appellate Court Opinion - 4/14/2014
    Category: Recent Decisions;Probate Law Opinions Body: AC35490 - Wright v. Leonardi ("The dispositive issue raised in this appeal by the plaintiff...is whether the Superior Court properly dismissed her appeal of the Probate Court’s…
  • Apr 17

    Employment Law Supreme and Appellate Court Opinions - 4/17/2014

    Employment Law Supreme and Appellate Court Opinions - 4/17/2014
    Category: Recent Decisions;Employment Opinions Body: SC18877 - Sarrazin v. Coastal, Inc. ("This appeal requires us to consider under what circumstances an employee’s travel time between home and work constitutes compensable work…
Rank this Week: 73

Nevada Supreme Court Library

Nevada Supreme Court Library

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

http://nvsctlawlib.blogspot.com/
  • Apr 23

    Upcoming Events at the Law Library

    Upcoming Events at the Law Library
    Here are a few upcoming events that might be of interest to Law Library patrons:4/24/14, 1:30-3:30 p.m. - NLS Forms Clinic* - LOCATED AT THE BRIC, 108 E. Proctor St.4/25/14, 1-3 p.m. - Serving our Seniors** - Room 107 5/8/14,…
  • Apr 23

    More Westlaw Training (and Free CLE) at the Law Library

    More Westlaw Training (and Free CLE) at the Law Library
    On Wednesday, June 11, 2014, in Room 107 of the Law Library, we will be offering the following two CLE programs:10-11 a.m. - Intermediate Research on WestlawNext (1 hour of general credit)Take the next step in your research training with…
  • Apr 23

    Self-Help Forms Clinics in Carson City in May

    Self-Help Forms Clinics in Carson City in May
    Nevada Legal Services holds free forms completion clinics twice monthly in Carson City for people who are representing themselves in court. The clinics are held from 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. on the second Thursday of each month at the Nevada…
Rank this Week: 1582

Library Boy

Library Boy

Features legal research news. By Michel-Adrien Sheppard.

http://micheladrien.blogspot.com/
  • Apr 23

    Statistics Canada Article on Firearms and Violent Crime

    Statistics Canada Article on Firearms and Violent Crime
    The Statistics Canada publication Juristat has published a new article on Firearms and violent crime in Canada, 2012: "There were approximately 5,600 victims of firearm-related violent crime in 2012, accounting for 2% of all victims of…
  • Apr 22

    Alberta Law Reform Institute Report on Beneficiary Designation by Substitute Decision Maker

    Alberta Law Reform Institute Report on Beneficiary Designation by Substitute Decision Maker
    The Alberta Law Reform Institute has released a report on Beneficiary Designation by Substitute Decision Makers that deals with the issue of who gets to designate beneficiaries of pension plans and insurance policies when the owner has lost…
  • Apr 22

    New Zealand Law Commission Issues Paper on Legal Proceedings Against the Crown

    New Zealand Law Commission Issues Paper on Legal Proceedings Against the Crown
    The Law Commission of New Zealand released an Issues Paper last week entitled A New Crown Civil Procedure Act for New Zealand which proposes a new law governing the ability of citizens to bring civil legal proceedings against the Crown and…
Rank this Week: 46

Law Library Letter

Law Library Letter

Summaries of recent Wyoming Supreme Court decisions and law library information. From the Wyoming State Law Library.

http://wyolawlibrary.blogspot.com/
  • Apr 23

    Summary 2014 WY 54

    Summary 2014 WY 54
    Summary of Decision April 23, 2014Justice Fox delivered the opinion for the Court. Reversed and remanded.Case Name: GREGORY MATTHEWS v. THE STATE OF WYOMINGDocket Number: S-13-0160URL: http://www.courts.state.wy.us/Opinions.aspxOriginal…
  • Apr 23

    Summary 2014 WY 53

    Summary 2014 WY 53
    Summary of Decision April 23, 2014Justice Hill delivered the opinion of the Court. Affirmed.Case Name: RENE VARGAS v. THE STATE OF WYOMINGDocket Number: S-13-0084URL: http://www.courts.state.wy.us/Opinions.aspxAppeal from the District Court…
  • Apr 23

    Summary 2014 WY 52

    Summary 2014 WY 52
    Justice Davis delivered the opinion of the Court. Affirmed in part and Reversed in part. Case Name: WILLIAM E. MECKEM, individually; LORRAINE W. MECKEM, individually; and DUBOIS HEIGHTS SUBDIVISION, INC., a Wyoming corporation v.…
Rank this Week: 792

Law Librarians

Law Librarians

By Mark Giangrande and Joe Hodnicki.

http://llb2.com/
Rank this Week: 2004

Harrisburg Campus Library Blogs

Harrisburg Campus Library Blogs

From Widener Law.

http://blogs.lawlib.widener.edu/harrisburg
Rank this Week: 741

John Palfrey's Blog

John Palfrey's Blog

Covers intellectual property, politics and teaching. By Harvard Law Professor and Executive Director of the Berkman Center for Internet & Society John Palfrey.

http://jpalfrey.andover.edu
  • Apr 23

    Master Class with Chris Hughes, Phillips Academy ’02 on Hannah Arendt’s “Responsibility and Judgment”

    Master Class with Chris Hughes, Phillips Academy ’02 on Hannah Arendt’s “Responsibility and Judgment”
    We have the great privilege today of Chris Hughes’ visit to Andover.  Chris graduated from Phillips Academy in 2002.  He returns today to teach a master-class with me, to give the All School Meeting address, and to meet with…
  • Apr 17

    Happy 1st Birthday, DPLA!

    Happy 1st Birthday, DPLA!
    The Digital Public Library of America is one year old!  We launched in April, 2013 after a few years of planning and barnstorming the country for ideas, inspiration, and volunteers. While we postponed the launch celebration due to the…
  • Jan 20

    Remarks for Martin Luther King Jr. Day Celebration 2014 at Andover

    Remarks for Martin Luther King Jr. Day Celebration 2014 at Andover
    I am glad to see you all back here, safe and sound, in Cochran Chapel so that we can look ahead, look to the kind of community that we want to build.  We come together today to celebrate both community … Continue reading →
Rank this Week: 319

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
  • Apr 23

    Exhibit talk: “The Surface of Things: Using New Imaging Techniques to Study Bookbindings and Other Cultural Objects”

    Exhibit talk: “The Surface of Things: Using New Imaging Techniques to Study Bookbindings and Other Cultural Objects”
    A team of Yale University Library conservators will present “The Surface of Things: Using New Imaging Techniques to Study Bookbindings and Other Cultural Objects” on Wednesday, April 23, 2-3pm, in the Sterling Memorial Library…
  • Apr 21

    The Taussig Collection: Justice of the peace manual

    The Taussig Collection: Justice of the peace manual
    Among the 363 English law titles the Lillian Goldman Law Library acquired from Anthony Taussig, by far the largest group is justice of the peace (JP) manuals. Taussig wrote to me that “I have pursued justice of the peace manuals because…
  • Apr 16

    William Sheppard the Law Book Author

    William Sheppard the Law Book Author
    William Sheppard (1595-1674) was born in a small Gloucestershire village on the Severn estuary, where he spent much of his life as country lawyer. However, this did not keep him from becoming “one of the most prolific” legal…
Rank this Week: 352

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
Rank this Week: 320

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/
  • Apr 23

    Happy 450th: Far from Holding a Grudge, Lawyers Love Shakespeare

    Happy 450th: Far from Holding a Grudge, Lawyers Love Shakespeare
    “The first thing we do, let’s kill all the lawyers” infamously wrote William Shakespeare in Henry the Sixth. Today, with the Bard’s 450th birthday, it seems that members of the bar haven’t really held much of a…
  • Apr 22

    Researching Medical Marijuana

    Researching Medical Marijuana
    The Santa Clara University Heafey Law Library has posted a helpful guide to researching the legal issues of medical marijuana. For federal law, the guide points you towards statutes and related regulations, and lists key cases in the area.…
  • Apr 21

    Past Exams Available Online

    Past Exams Available Online
    As you start to get serious about preparing for exams, don’t forget that we post professors’ past exams on the library website. You’ll need to log into the site. Whether and which exams to post is up to the individual…
Rank this Week: 637

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/
  • Apr 23

    Helpful Tips During Exam Period

    Helpful Tips During Exam Period
    Knowing where to find helpful study guides, the archived exam, and study room policies may prove helpful when preparing for final exams.Study Guides:Click here to access helpful study guides. Most current study guides are located in our…
  • Apr 22

    New Book: The Little Book of Fitness Law

    New Book: The Little Book of Fitness Law
    The Little Book of Fitness Law is a short, but interesting read through some of the most significant cases in fitness law. Do you want to know more about the Sports Drink Wars? Read through the chapter on Sands, Taylor & Wood Co. v.…
  • Apr 21

    CALI lessons for subject review

    CALI lessons for subject review
    Have you ever tried CALI lessons for class review?  CALI (Center for Computer-Assisted Legal Instruction) creates online interactive tutorials in legal subjects.  There are often multiple modules in certain subject areas so you can…
Rank this Week: 781

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/
  • Apr 23

    It Is A Constitution We Are Amending

    It Is A Constitution We Are Amending
    Retired Supreme Court Justice John Paul Stevens has recently published a book advocating for six amendments to the Constitution.  Read an excerpt at ABC News.  Perhaps the most controversial of these is his suggest addition to the Second…
  • Apr 21

    Giving Up Your Right to Sue Simply for "Liking" a Product

    Giving Up Your Right to Sue Simply for "Liking" a Product
    From the ancient halls of Click-Wrap, are you aware that some national companies have terms of service you agree to when you "like" their products on Facebook? Let's say you want to file a lawsuit against General Mills, maker of…
  • Apr 18

    Chat/IM with a Law Librarian

    Chat/IM with a Law Librarian
    Nothing makes a librarian’s heart happier than helping, and the law library has recently added a service we hope will help you. Need a quick answer but can’t make it into the law library with your legal research question? Or are you in…
Rank this Week: 78

Law Library & Technology Blog

Law Library & Technology Blog

From the George Mason University School of Law.

http://blog.law.gmu.edu/library/
  • Apr 23

    Happy 450th Birthday William Shakespeare!?

    Happy 450th Birthday William Shakespeare!?
    The only documents related to William Shakespeare’s birth are church records recording his baptism in Stratford-upon-Avon on April 26, 1564. So Shakespeare’s birthday has traditionally been celebrated a few days before that date.…
  • Apr 16

    Student Webinars: Using Legislative History to Find Legislative Intent

    Student Webinars: Using Legislative History to Find Legislative Intent
    Don’t miss the opportunity to learn how to use ProQuest Congressional and Legislative Insight, outstanding resources for legistlative history research. Proquest is offering webinars designed for the summer associate, judicial, law firm…
  • Apr 15

    Special Display in Honor of National Library Week 2014

    Special Display in Honor of National Library Week 2014
     Please take a minute to browse this display in the library’s atrium display case.
Rank this Week: 2643

Legal Informatics Blog

Legal Informatics Blog

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

http://legalinformatics.wordpress.com
  • Apr 23

    Dodson and Starger: Mapping Supreme Court Doctrine: Civil Pleading: Article and Video

    Dodson and Starger: Mapping Supreme Court Doctrine: Civil Pleading: Article and Video
    Professor Scott Dodson of the University of California Hastings and Profesor Colin Starger of the University of Baltimore have published Mapping Supreme Court Doctrine: Civil Pleading, Federal Courts Law Review, 7, 275-284 (2014). The…
  • Apr 23

    Schwartz: Public Access vs. Open Access regarding legislative data

    Schwartz: Public Access vs. Open Access regarding legislative data
    Molly Schwartz has posted Public Access vs. Open Access, at the Congressional Data Coalition Blog. Here are excerpts from the post: “Doesn’t Congress already make its information publicly accessible?” That’s the…
  • Apr 23

    Webcast: 23 April: Iron Tech Lawyer Competition, Georgetown Law Center

    Webcast: 23 April: Iron Tech Lawyer Competition, Georgetown Law Center
    The latest Iron Tech Lawyer Competition is scheduled to be held 23 April 2014 at Georgetown University Law Center in Washington, DC. A live video webcast of the event is said to be available at:…
Rank this Week: 51

Oregon Legal Research

Oregon Legal Research

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

http://blog.oregonlegalresearch.com/
  • Apr 22

    2014 Winners of Peeps in the Law

    2014 Winners of Peeps in the Law
    Just when you thought The Law couldn’t get any weirder: Peeps in the Law From that webpage you can also link to previous Peeps in the Law galleries: Peeps in Law 2013 The Dark Peep Rises: 2012 Peeps in Law … Continue reading…
  • Apr 22

    Who Makes Model Laws?

    Who Makes Model Laws?
    Thinking beyond the Uniform Law Commission, the American Law Institute, and the American Bar Association:  Who Makes Model Laws? “You’ve heard of the Uniform Commercial Code and the Model Penal Code, but how much do you know…
  • Apr 18

    Which Legal Sites Did Heartbleed Affect?

    Which Legal Sites Did Heartbleed Affect?
    See Robert Ambrogi’s LawSites: Which Legal Sites Did Heartbleed Affect?
Rank this Week: 2111

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
  • Apr 22

    2014 Winners of Peeps in the Law

    2014 Winners of Peeps in the Law
    Just when you thought The Law couldn’t get any weirder: Peeps in the Law From that webpage you can also link to previous Peeps in the Law galleries: Peeps in Law 2013 The Dark Peep Rises: 2012 Peeps in Law … Continue reading…
  • Apr 22

    Who Makes Model Laws?

    Who Makes Model Laws?
    Thinking beyond the Uniform Law Commission, the American Law Institute, and the American Bar Association:  Who Makes Model Laws? “You’ve heard of the Uniform Commercial Code and the Model Penal Code, but how much do you know…
  • Apr 18

    Which Legal Sites Did Heartbleed Affect?

    Which Legal Sites Did Heartbleed Affect?
    See Robert Ambrogi’s LawSites: Which Legal Sites Did Heartbleed Affect?
Rank this Week: 138

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/
  • Apr 22

    Government Relations Office to Host Open House During Federal Depository Library Conference

    Government Relations Office to Host Open House During Federal Depository Library Conference
    AALL's Government Relations Office (GRO) will host a special open house during the Government Printing Office's Depository Library Council Meeting and Federal Depository Library (FDL) Conference on May 1 from 5:30-6:30 p.m., followed by the…
  • Apr 21

    Congressional Quarterly database new

    Congressional Quarterly database new
    CQ.com has announced that "valuable new content and features are being added" to our CQ subscription this week:  CQ.com will be refreshed with a new look. CQ Now, the new, real-time chronicle of the Capitol’s most…
  • Apr 16

    Legislative Research webinar serie

    Legislative Research webinar serie
    ProQuest is hosting a series of webinars on "Using Legislative History to Find Legislative Intent" using the Congressional database meant especially for law students. This 90-minute session is designed for the summer associate, judicial,…
Rank this Week: 192

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/
  • Apr 22

    Glass First Impressions: The Bad, the Ugly, and the Good

    Glass First Impressions: The Bad, the Ugly, and the Good
    OK. I've had a couple of days to experiment with Google's Glass technology. It's still very early days, and I haven't come to any firm conclusions yet, but I'm ready to give my first impressions. First, the bad. Glass is definitely not yet…
  • Apr 22

    LegalZoom Gets Nod From South Carolina Supreme Court

    LegalZoom Gets Nod From South Carolina Supreme Court
    Image [cc] Rusty Tanton The term "Access to Justice" (A2J) is tossed around a lot in the legal world, but as the old saying goes, talk is cheap. It is common for state bar associations to step up and use another phrase to shoot down A2J…
  • Apr 17

    Getting Google Glass All Wrong

    Getting Google Glass All Wrong
    Image [cc] - Tedeytan Last year it seemed everyone was gaga for Google Glass. "Ooooooh, it's a computer for your face!  It's got a camera and can give you directions! It's just like your phone was permanently positioned 3 feet in…
Rank this Week: 45

FSU College of Law Library Blog

FSU College of Law Library Blog

Covers of legal research topics and legal information. From the Florida State University Law Library Team.

http://fsulawlibraryblog.typepad.com/fsu_college_of_law_librar/
  • Apr 22

    Heartbleed Proves the Password Is Dead

    Heartbleed Proves the Password Is Dead
    Heartbleed Proves the Password is Dead, This is What you Need Now is online at inc.com. The article promotes more rigorous security procedures like two-factor authentication. Other techniques like fingerprint readers, voice authenication and…
  • Apr 16

    Review: Microsoft Word for iPad

    Review: Microsoft Word for iPad
    iPhone J.D. has an excellent review on the new Microsoft Word for iPad app. Read it here. Download the app here. The app is free for viewing files, but you'll need a Microsoft 365 Office account to edit files, which...
  • Apr 1

    Viacom and Google End Seven-Year Copyright Battle

    Viacom and Google End Seven-Year Copyright Battle
    From Law Technology News is the article Viacom and Google End Seven-Year Copyright Battle. After long litigation they have settled a massive copyright dispute. The impact will have a profound impact on the Internet and digital media. Posted…
Rank this Week: 1239

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/
  • Apr 22

    American Broadcasting Companies, Inc. v. Aereo, Inc.

    American Broadcasting Companies, Inc. v. Aereo, Inc.
      Bruce Springsteen back in 1992 sang a song called "57 Channels (And Nothin' On),” NPR this morning commenting on his being ahead of his times with our now having hundreds of channels -- like it or not --- most are part of your…
  • Apr 11

    Ohio Death Penalty Task Force Report Update

    Ohio Death Penalty Task Force Report Update
      Not all of the 22-member Ohio Supreme Court death penalty assessment task force were in agreement when they wrapped up their review of the state’s death penalty “administrative and procedural mechanisms” yesterday, Cleveland’s…
  • Apr 10

    Ohio Death Penalty Review Task Force Report

    Ohio Death Penalty Review Task Force Report
     The Columbus Dispatch this morning is reporting that “sweeping changes in how Ohio handles capital punishment, including banning executions of the mentally ill, requiring DNA evidence or a videotaped confessions and reserving the death…
Rank this Week: 1921

Scholarly Communications @ Duke

Scholarly Communications @ Duke

Duke's source for advice and information about copyright and publication issues.

http://blogs.library.duke.edu/scholcomm/
  • Apr 22

    Of songs and chairs, or why do we need a public domain

    Of songs and chairs, or why do we need a public domain
    I recently received an email from an author asking me if I would write a post about why we need a public domain.  Specifically, the questioner asked me why some things pass into the public domain while others do not; his example was that…
  • Mar 30

    Nimmer on infringement 2.0

    Nimmer on infringement 2.0
    I was reminded once again of Mark Twain’s comment — “Only one thing is impossible for God: to find any sense in any copyright law on the planet” — as I listened to Professor David Nimmer deliver the annual Frey…
  • Mar 27

    Attacking academic value

    Attacking academic value
    A new thing started happening here at Duke this week; we began getting inquiries from some faculty authors about how to obtain a formal waiver of our faculty open access policy.  We have had that policy in place for over three years, but…
Rank this Week: 804

ThomChat

ThomChat

Thomas Jefferson School of Law Library Blog

http://tjsllibrary.wordpress.com
  • Apr 22

    TODAY IS EARTH DAY!

    TODAY IS EARTH DAY!
    For updated environmental news, visit: http://www.earthday.org or http://www.epa.gov/ In related news, The Justice Department announced the biggest environmental cash settlement in history, securing a $5.15 billion deal with Anadarko…
  • Apr 15

    The realities of bullying and how lawyers can help

    The realities of bullying and how lawyers can help
    -280,000 students are attacked monthly in high school. -15 to 30 percent of students are bullies or victims. -9 in 10 gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender students have been bullied. -Victims of bullying are up to nine times more likely…
  • Apr 7

    National Library Week is April 13-19, 2014

    National Library Week is April 13-19, 2014
    In the mid 1950’s, worried that Americans were spending less on books and more on televisions, the American Library Association (ALA) and its sponsors decided to annually observe National Library Week. The ALA believed “that once…
Rank this Week: 1711

The Stream: Courthouse Libraries…

The Stream: Courthouse Libraries BC Blog

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

http://prodtest.courthouselibrary.ca/training/stream.aspx
  • Apr 22

    Tricky Legislation: The Adult Guardianship Act

    Tricky Legislation: The Adult Guardianship Act
    In theory, it should not be a momentous task to find out if an Act is in force, but sometimes it really is.   If we resolve a particularly complicated piece of legislation, we know that there are others out there who may have…
  • Apr 15

    Legal information is going digital ... and the Library is too

    Legal information is going digital ... and the Library is too
    As so much of our world shifted to digital over the last two decades, law has been something of a hold out. When it comes to legal information, the “authoritativeness” of print has been slower to fade. Lawyers, as a profession,…
  • Mar 20

    WESA reading roundup

    WESA reading roundup
    With the March 31, 2014 coming into force date of the Wills, Estate and Succession Act, SBC 2009, c. 13 fast approaching, many practitioners are looking for quick ways to get up to speed. Here is a roundup of some tips and…
Rank this Week: 858

Pace Law Library Blog

Pace Law Library Blog

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

http://library.blogs.law.pace.edu/
  • Apr 22

    CPLR Update 2014 by Carlisle, Halpern & Centone

    CPLR Update 2014 by Carlisle, Halpern & Centone
    Carlisle, Halpern & Centone CPLR Update 2014 is scheduled for Monday, April 28th, 2014 at 6:00 – 8:30 PM and will take place in the Moot Court Room, Law Library on Pace Law School Campus in White Plains. Attendees will earn 2.5…
  • Apr 15

    Legal Writing: How Many Spaces After a Period? Follow-Up

    Legal Writing: How Many Spaces After a Period? Follow-Up
    To follow up on our earlier post, titled Legal Writing: How Many Spaces After a Period?, Daily Writing Tips blog outlines the historical perspective of this question in its newest blog post, One or Two Spaces After a Period?, written by Maeve…
  • Apr 11

    Congratulations to the Pace 2014 Estrella Trial Advocacy Team!

    Congratulations to the Pace 2014 Estrella Trial Advocacy Team!
    Our Congratulations go to the Pace 2014 Estrella Trial Advocacy Team that advanced to semi-final round and placed third overall. The second annual Estrella Trial Advocacy Competition (ETAC) was held on April 5-6, 2014 in Old San Juan,…
Rank this Week: 1334

CS-SIS

CS-SIS

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

http://cssis.org
  • Apr 22

    CS-SIS Officer Elections 2014

    CS-SIS Officer Elections 2014
    Next week CS-SIS elections begin! Starting Tuesday April 29, CS-SIS members have an opportunity to vote for two officers: Vice-Chairperson/Chairperson Elect, and Member-at-Large. Elections run from April 29 - May 9. On April 29th you…
  • Apr 18

    2014 CS-SIS Karaoke with Ken

    2014 CS-SIS Karaoke with Ken
    Join your colleagues in our annual social outing with Ken Hirsh as he leads us to the Republic of Texas Restaurant on the River Walk on Sunday, July 13. Karaoke starts at 9:00 PM. The restaurant is at 526 River Walk Street, about a half-mile…
  • Mar 13

    AR in the Classroom and Library

    AR in the Classroom and Library
    At the beginning of the school year, my daughter’s first grade teacher asked her to bring in her favorite book.  She chose Mo Willems’ Are You Ready to Play Outside?  (It’s a fantastic book if you ever get the…
Rank this Week: 1167