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ZiefBrief

ZiefBrief

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

http://ziefbrief.typepad.com/ziefbrief/
  • Aug 15

    Welcome First-Year Students! Some Key Info on the Law Library

    Welcome First-Year Students! Some Key Info on the Law Library
    Welcome to our OneL students! We're so glad that you're here, and we want to be sure that you have some important information about the library readily available: Visit the library's website for easy access to the following information:…
  • Jul 12

    Resources to Stay Happy and Healthy While Practicing Law

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

    Litigation Analytics on Bloomberg Law

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

beSpacific

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

http://www.bespacific.com/
  • Aug 15

    US Institute of Peace – Negotiating Civil Resistance

    US Institute of Peace – Negotiating Civil Resistance
    Negotiating Civil Resistance July 19, 2017. By Anthony Wanis-St. John and Noah Rosen. United States Institute of Peace. “Reviewing the literature on negotiation and civil resistance, this report examines the current divide between the…
  • Aug 15

    Gallup – 2 Reasons Why Employee Engagement Programs Fall Short

    Gallup – 2 Reasons Why Employee Engagement Programs Fall Short
    Larry Emond – Gallup: “…An employee engagement program needs to be a manager education and development initiative, not a measurement initiative — but many are really just the latter. An annual survey by itself does…
  • Aug 15

    CBO – The Effects of Terminating Payments for Cost-Sharing Reduction

    CBO – The Effects of Terminating Payments for Cost-Sharing Reduction
    “Under the Affordable Care Act (ACA), insurers receive federal payments to cover costs incurred when offering plans with reduced deductibles, copayments, and other cost sharing to some people who purchase plans through the ACA…
Rank this Week: 29

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
  • Aug 15

    OPINIONS – August 15, 2017

    OPINIONS – August 15, 2017
    Matter of M.RC YINC DA 17-0081 2017 MT 202N Civil – Dependent Neglect Hark v. Quirk Cattle DA 16-0740 2017 MT 201N Civil – Water Rights Adjudication State v. E. Farr III DA 15-0536 2017 MT 200N Criminal – DUI-Felony State v.…
  • Aug 9

    OPINION – August 9, 2017

    OPINION – August 9, 2017
    State v. M. Reopelle DA 16-0158 2017 MT 196 Criminal – Deceptive Practice
  • Aug 8

    OPINIONS – August 8, 2017

    OPINIONS – August 8, 2017
    Hilton v. State DA 16-0352 2017 MT 195N Civil – Reinstatement of Driver’s License Jenkins v. U.S. Bank et al. DA 16-0732 2017 MT 194N Civil – Injunction Kent a k a Lindblom v. State DA 17-0325 2017 MT 193N Civil –…
Rank this Week: 22

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
  • Aug 15

    Poverty Law Conference CFP – Washington, D.C.

    Poverty Law Conference CFP – Washington, D.C.
    American University Washington College of Law is hosting a poverty law conference, “Poverty States: Federalism, Rights, and State Anti-Poverty Efforts,” on March 23-24, 2018. This conference will focus on the...
  • Aug 13

    Calls for Papers: Campbell Law Review Symposium Issue

    Calls for Papers: Campbell Law Review Symposium Issue
    The Campbell Law Review at Campbell University School of Law invites article submissions (1) dealing with notable issues on either the national or state level or (2) relevant to the...
  • Aug 11

    Call for Panelists — Teaching Access to Justice — AALS 2018 — San Diego, CA

    Call for Panelists — Teaching Access to Justice — AALS 2018 — San Diego, CA
    Prospective participants for a panel titled “Innovations in Teaching Access to Justice Across the Law School Curriculum” are invited to apply. The panel—to be held on Friday, January 5, 2018,...
Rank this Week: 41

The Reporter

The Reporter

Covers legal research. By the Texas Tech Law Library.

https://texastechlawlibrary.wordpress.com
Rank this Week: 533

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
  • Aug 15

    Congress.gov Tip, Top, and New for August 2017

    Congress.gov Tip, Top, and New for August 2017
    I recently mentioned that we are doing releases for Congress.gov that are more frequent and smaller in scope.  Rather than posting highlights of just the new enhancements, I thought it would be good to share a little more from across…
  • Aug 14

    “Would You Be Interested in Getting (Attorney General) William Wirt’s Head Back?” Rebecca Roberts Brings Us a Tale From the Congressional Cemetery

    “Would You Be Interested in Getting (Attorney General) William Wirt’s Head Back?” Rebecca Roberts Brings Us a Tale From the Congressional Cemetery
    This is a guest post by Rebecca Boggs Roberts. Rebecca is a program coordinator at Smithsonian Associates, writer, and the former program director for the Historic Congressional Cemetery. In 2003, an unidentified man…
  • Aug 11

    Kudzu, Invasive Species and the Law

    Kudzu, Invasive Species and the Law
    Last weekend I was pulling English ivy off the corner of my house where it had grown over from the neighbor’s yard, and I reflected on the large number of invasive plants I see growing all over the national capital area: kudzu,…
Rank this Week: 211

Jenkins Law Library Blog

Jenkins Law Library Blog

Covers technology and legal research.

https://www.jenkinslaw.org/blog
  • Aug 15

    New Machine Learning and Natural Language Processing Tools in HeinOnline

    New Machine Learning and Natural Language Processing Tools in HeinOnline
      This article is republished with permission by W.S. Hein. View the original article here.HeinOnline has just begun to work on new research tools and concepts that will help both novice and experienced researchers make the…
  • Aug 11

    Condo Law

    Condo Law
    Have a client with a condominium law question?  Jenkins can help with various Pennsylvania condominium law treatises.PBI's Hot Topics and Trends in Condominium and Homeowner Associations is a good starting point for an overview…
  • Aug 10

    What Is...mHealth?, Covington & Burling LLP, Editor

    What Is...mHealth?, Covington & Burling LLP, Editor
      This rapidly evolving area is generally defined as medical and public health practice supported through mobile communication devices, such as smartphones, personal digital tablets, patient monitoring devices, wearable…
Rank this Week: 124

Law Librarians

Law Librarians

By Mark Giangrande and Joe Hodnicki.

http://llb2.com/
  • Aug 15

    Welcome back law students: Current awareness services reach out to incoming law students by way of two academic law library blog

    Welcome back law students: Current awareness services reach out to incoming law students by way of two academic law library blog
    Yesterday the law blogoshere saw the publication of two brief but to the point current awareness posts on two timely topics. Duke Law Library’s The Goodson Blogson published a post on the 25th Amendment titled Pleading the Twenty-Fifth…
  • Aug 15

    Data visualization for law firm management decision

    Data visualization for law firm management decision
    From the blurb for Rees Morrison’s Data Graphs for Legal Management: A Competitive Advantage for Decisions: “This book will benefit managing partners of law firms, practice group heads, and heads of functions such as marketing,…
  • Aug 14

    Trump in a nutshell

    Trump in a nutshell
    For Salon, Bill Curry concluded his profile piece of Donald Trump as follows: Trump embodies that old therapists’ saw “perception is projection.” You can use this handy tool to locate the truth, exactly opposite from…
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Slaw

Slaw

A Canadian cooperative weblog on all things legal.

http://www.slaw.ca
  • Aug 15

    Planning for Succession: Part One

    Planning for Succession: Part One
    Over half of my clients are focussed on how to survive the transition from a first to a second-generation law firm. This is a critical and difficult business subject to deal with so I will explain the issue and its solutions over two SLAW…
  • Aug 14

    Monday’s Mix

    Monday’s Mix
    Each Monday we present brief excerpts of recent posts from five of Canada’s award­-winning legal blogs chosen at random* from more than 80 recent Clawbie winners. In this way we hope to promote their work, with their permission, to…
  • Aug 14

    Paddling Together for Reconciliation and Legal Transformation

    Paddling Together for Reconciliation and Legal Transformation
    On July 14, 2017, the Government of Canada released a set of Principles Respecting the Government of Canada’s Relationship with Indigenous Peoples. These principles are intended to guide an ongoing review of Canada’s laws,…
Rank this Week: 82

Seattle University Law Library…

Seattle University Law Library INFO

Covers legal news, legal research and library news.

http://lawlibraryblog.seattleu.edu/
  • Aug 15

    Today in Legal History: FDR Signs Social Security Act

    Today in Legal History: FDR Signs Social Security Act
    On August 15, 1935, President Franklin D. Roosevelt signed the Social Security Act into law. Responding to the widespread suffering caused by the Great Depression, President Roosevelt asked Congress for “social security”…
  • Aug 5

    Today in Legal History: Lincoln Signs the Revenue Act, Imposing First Federal Income Tax

    Today in Legal History: Lincoln Signs the Revenue Act, Imposing First Federal Income Tax
    On August 5, 1861, President Abraham Lincoln signed the Revenue Act, passed by Congress, implementing the first income tax ever levied by the federal government. A month earlier, President Lincoln met with Congress to deal with the national…
  • Aug 2

    Today in Legal History: Delegates Sign Declaration of Independence

    Today in Legal History: Delegates Sign Declaration of Independence
    On August 2, 1776, the Continental Congressional delegates signed the Declaration of Independence, announcing that the thirteen American colonies regarded themselves as independent states and no longer part of the British Colonies. The…
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Current Awareness Weblog

Current Awareness Weblog

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

http://www.innertemplelibrary.com/
Rank this Week: 4

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/
  • Aug 14

    Student Lounge: Open to All Law Student

    Student Lounge: Open to All Law Student
    Welcome to our new 1Ls, LLM, and MLS students! Also, a hearty welcome back to our returning students. The student lounge (Rm 102 in the library) has space to eat, a microwave, toaster, Keurig coffee maker and fridge. Also to be found in the…
  • Aug 11

    Professor Geier Publishes Article in Tax Note

    Professor Geier Publishes Article in Tax Note
    Professor Deborah Geier has published “Indexing Basis for Inflation: The Intractable Problem of Debt” at 156 Tax Notes 507 (2017) in response to an earlier piece suggesting that the basis of some assets should be indexed for…
  • Aug 9

    1Ls: The Library Can Help You Through Your First Year

    1Ls: The Library Can Help You Through Your First Year
    1Ls will soon discover that law school classes are different than undergraduate classes.  In an undergraduate class, you typically have a textbook which sets out what you need to know in a fairly straightforward manner.  Law school…
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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/
  • Aug 14

    Collection Spotlight - How to Succeed in Law School

    Collection Spotlight - How to Succeed in Law School
    by Barbara Szalkowski, Core Operations LibrarianNow Appearing in the Library!We have pulled a collection of books forour new students and placed themon TOP of the low Reference shelvesnearest the elevators on the main 2nd…
  • Aug 7

    Remembering the Houston Mutiny & Riot of 1917

    Remembering the Houston Mutiny & Riot of 1917
    by Heather Kushnerick, Special Collections Librarian & College ArchivistThis year marks the 100thanniversary of the United States’ involvement in WWI. While the war was waged in Europe, battles of a different kind took place at…
  • Jun 30

    The Fred Parks Library will be closed Tuesday, July 4th.

    The Fred Parks Library will be closed Tuesday, July 4th.
    We will re-open for normal Library hours on Wednesday, July 5th.
Rank this Week: 1615

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/
  • Aug 14

    The History and Law of Special Counsel

    The History and Law of Special Counsel
    Robert MuellerYou may have heard about special counsel Robert Mueller, who is investigating any potential connection between President Donald Trump's election campaign and the Russian government. The public relationship between President…
  • Jun 23

    Law-Related Blogs in Washington State

    Law-Related Blogs in Washington State
    Do you think lawyers only write motions, briefs, wills, and contracts? Think again: a lot of lawyers write blogs. Why? To share information, to express opinions, to establish their expertise, and to market their practices. Why read them? To…
  • Jun 9

    UW Law Reads: Summer Reading Recommendation

    UW Law Reads: Summer Reading Recommendation
    Now that finals are over and summer is upon us, how about some summer reading recommendations from UW Law faculty and staff?Since 2015, we have added to a research guide that contains book recommendations from the UW Law community.…
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Massachusetts Law Updates

Massachusetts Law Updates

From the Massachusetts Trial Court Law Libraries

http://blog.mass.gov/masslawlib/
  • Aug 14

    Marijuana law approved

    Marijuana law approved
    Since Massachusetts voters approved a ballot question legalizing recreational use of marijuana in 2016, the State legislature has been working on rewriting the marijuana laws.  A major amendment…
  • Aug 8

    Pregnant workers gain more protections in Massachusett

    Pregnant workers gain more protections in Massachusett
    The Pregnant Workers Fairness Act was signed into law by Governor Baker on July 27, 2017.  Chapter 54 of the Acts of 2017  grants more protections against discrimination to pregnant workers in Massachusetts.   Specifically…
  • Jun 1

    Word(s) of the Month – in pari delicto

    Word(s) of the Month – in pari delicto
    Words of Law is a regular feature of Massachusetts Law Updates, highlighting a particular word or phrase and its meaning in law. Today’s phrase is  in pari delicto. in pari delicto (in par-I dә-lik-toh), adv. [Latin “in…
Rank this Week: 1548

Law Library Blog

Law Library Blog

From the University of British Columbia Law Library.

http://law.library.ubc.ca/category/blog/
  • Aug 14

    New Books at the Law Library – August 14, 2017

    New Books at the Law Library – August 14, 2017
    LAW LIBRARY level 3: KD4005 .H65 2016 Charles Hollander & Simon Salzedo, Conflicts of Interest, 5th ed. (London: Thomson Reuters, 2016). LAW LIBRARY level 3: KE8408 .A975 2017 Todd L. Archibald, James C. Morton & Sam R. Sasso,…
  • Aug 9

    New Books at the Law Library – August 9, 2017

    New Books at the Law Library – August 9, 2017
    LAW LIBRARY level 3: HD7255 .D92 2017 Diane E.G. Dyck, Disability Management : Theory, Strategy and Industry Practice, 6th ed. (Markham: LexisNexis, 2017). LAW LIBRARY level 3: HJ4662.A45 C368 2017 Willis Towers Watson, Canadian Pensions and…
  • Jul 31

    New Books at the Law Library – July 31, 2017

    New Books at the Law Library – July 31, 2017
    LAW LIBRARY level 3: KF801.A7 A44 2017 ALI, the American Law Institute, Restatement of the Law, Consumer Contracts, Discussion Draft (April 17, 2017) (Philadelphia: The Executive Office, The American Law Institute, 2017). LAW LIBRARY level 3:…
Rank this Week: 4775

Due Process

Due Process

By the Georgetown Law Library.

https://blogs.commons.georgetown.edu/dueprocess/
  • Aug 14

    Farewell to the Dengrove Courtroom Sketche

    Farewell to the Dengrove Courtroom Sketche
    Students returning to campus this fall may wonder what happened to the intriguing courtroom sketches that were on display in the Georgetown Law Library. Their creator, Ida Libby Dengrove, drew some of the most memorable trials of the late…
  • Aug 8

    Interview Week Resource

    Interview Week Resource
    Congratulations to all participating in Interview Week. The library offers a number of resources to help you prepare for your interviews – books with sample interview questions, databases with profiles of legal employers and much more.…
  • Jul 28

    Bloomberg Businessweek now available

    Bloomberg Businessweek now available
    The library now subscribes to Bloomberg Businessweek.  You will need to sign in with your NetID and password to obtain the secure access information to use this resource. Bloomberg Businessweek provides the latest news on the markets,…
Rank this Week: 2117

Legal Research is EASY

Legal Research is EASY

Covers basic legal research. By Bret Christensen.

http://legalresearchiseasy.blogspot.com/
  • Aug 14

    It's the Little Thing

    It's the Little Thing
    Once upon a time I had a laptop computer that was giving me trouble.  Seems no matter how long I had the computer plugged in, the battery wouldn't charge. Sometimes, even with a full charge (and right in the middle of a presentation), my…
  • Aug 7

    Running with the Big Dog

    Running with the Big Dog
    The other day I was reading an article on the 15 skills employers just expect people to have.  Number 8 was the ability to do research.  The article stated, simply, that any fool can do research - just type a search in Google and…
  • Aug 1

    Word of the Month for August 2017: Habit

    Word of the Month for August 2017: Habit
    A few months back, I turned off my Facebook account because the wankers kept kicking my blog posts.  I hadn't realized how much time I was wasting until I stopped logging onto Facebook.  Hours of wasted time dinking around looking…
Rank this Week: 579

The Goodson Blogson

The Goodson Blogson

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

http://dukelawref.blogspot.com/
  • Aug 14

    Pleading the Twenty-Fifth

    Pleading the Twenty-Fifth
    This past February marked 50 years since the ratification of Amendment XXV to the U.S. Constitution. Written to clarify the procedures for presidential and vice-presidential succession in the aftermath of the Kennedy assassination, the…
  • Aug 10

    Research Guides: Don't Reinvent the Wheel

    Research Guides: Don't Reinvent the Wheel
    We hope you already know about the Goodson Law Library's research guides. Written and maintained by our reference librarians, these pages provide detailed guidance for researching more than three dozen legal subjects – and are great…
  • Aug 1

    A History of GPO

    A History of GPO
    Since 1861, federal publications have been issued by the U.S. GPO. Originally known as the Government Printing Office, GPO was renamed the Government Publishing Office in 2014 to reflect the increase in digital publication. The new book…
Rank this Week: 595

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/
  • Aug 14

    "Do You Miss Me Yet?" - Reestablishing the Corporate Librarian

    "Do You Miss Me Yet?" - Reestablishing the Corporate Librarian
    It almost never fails when I run into someone I used to work with. The conversation starts with "Hey... how's the law library world? It's gotta be tough with all those books being online now." (The implication being "aren't you worried about…
  • Aug 10

    “How Do You Document Real Life When Real Life Is Getting More Like Fiction Every Day? ”

    “How Do You Document Real Life When Real Life Is Getting More Like Fiction Every Day? ”
    I recently started a new job in a different building in downtown Toronto. I left law firms after working in firms for almost 15 years. Afraid I would miss law firm life, I thought binge watching Suits, would help remind me of my previous…
  • Aug 3

    Convergence Initiatives and Panel Programs — What If The Data Says We're Wrong?

    Convergence Initiatives and Panel Programs — What If The Data Says We're Wrong?
    Self-reflection can easily become self-delusion. I’m either about to write something that runs counter to my own vested interests, or I’m preemptively defending those interests from unfriendly empirical evidence. I don’t…
Rank this Week: 297

Regent Law Library

Regent Law Library

Features library and legal news.

http://regentlawlibrary.blogspot.com/
  • Aug 13

    Welcome to Regent University School of Law!

    Welcome to Regent University School of Law!
    Welcome to Regent University School of Law!  The Law Library will play an important role in your law school education.  The Law Library offers both individual and group study areas and provides a physical collection…
  • Mar 13

    Faculty Colloquium with Professor Jim Davids - March 21, 2017

    Faculty Colloquium with Professor Jim Davids - March 21, 2017
    Two Legal Threats to Christian Colleges and Universities—Loss of Tax Exemption and Loss of Hiring RightsProfessor Davids will revisit the Bob Jones University case on tax exemption to show its sharp limitations, and will consider how…
  • Mar 6

    Spring Break Hour

    Spring Break Hour
    Regent University Law Library will be operating on an abbreviated schedule during the Law School's Spring Break.Hours of operation are as follows:Saturday, March 4th and 11th:  10 a.m. until 7 p.m.Monday-Friday, March 6th…
Rank this Week: 4777

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/
  • Aug 11

    NILL added new content to the Indian Law Bulletins on 8/11

    NILL added new content to the Indian Law Bulletins on 8/11
    U.S. Supreme Court Bulletin http://www.narf.org/nill/bulletins/sct/2017-2018update.htmlPetition for certiorari was filed in Great Plains Lending, LLC, et al., Petitioners v. Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (Application of Federal…
  • Aug 4

    NILL added new content to the Indian Law Bulletins on 8/4

    NILL added new content to the Indian Law Bulletins on 8/4
    U.S. Federal Courts Bulletin http://www.narf.org/nill/bulletins/federal/2017.htmlEnerplus Resources Corporation v. Wilkinson (Jurisdiction - Settlement Agreements)Tribal Courts Bulletinhttp://www.narf.org/nill/bulletins/tribal/2017.htmlHoopa…
  • Jul 28

    NILL added new content to the Indian Law Bulletins on 7/28

    NILL added new content to the Indian Law Bulletins on 7/28
    The NILL Tribal Law Gateway, which provides access to over 200 tribal codes, is continuously being updated. Recent additions include the Penobscot Nation’s chapter on Publication of Tribal Lawsand Choctaw Nation’s Peacemaking Act.…
Rank this Week: 4190

TSLL TechScans

TSLL TechScans

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

http://tslltechscans.blogspot.com/
  • Aug 11

    Ebook collection analysi

    Ebook collection analysi
    Two publications recently came across my desk: the May/June 2017 Library Technology Reports called Applying Quantitative Methods to E-Book Collections by Melissa J. Goertzen, and the June 2017 issue of Computers in Libraries called Ebooks…
  • Jul 24

    What can we learn from IT project management?

    What can we learn from IT project management?
    The implementation of educational technology is common practice for academic and firm librarians but rarely is there a tightly organized framework developed for an implementation similar to those in Information Technology. What could…
  • Jul 24

    Getting to Know TS Librarians: Jesse Lambertson

    Getting to Know TS Librarians: Jesse Lambertson
    1. Introduce yourself (name & position). My name is Jesse Lambertson and I'm the Head of Cataloging & Metadata at Georgetown Law Library in Washington, DC.2. Does your job title actually describe what you do? Why/why not?Yes in…
Rank this Week: 633

Oregon Legal Research

Oregon Legal Research

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

http://blog.oregonlegalresearch.com/
  • Aug 10

    Free Access to Nolo Legal Self-Help Publications for ALL Oregonians (Fastcase, too)

    Free Access to Nolo Legal Self-Help Publications for ALL Oregonians (Fastcase, too)
    Your State of Oregon Law Library give you FREE access to NOLO publications and the FASTCASE legal research database: NOLO (aka Nolo Press): “NOLO provides access to full-text legal reference publications written for consumers that allow…
  • Aug 10

    Revisionist History (Malcolm Gladwell) and the Law

    Revisionist History (Malcolm Gladwell) and the Law
    Gladwell’s podcasts (now in their 2nd season) are entertaining, enlightening, and law-full (i.e. full of legal history, stories, and “well, that was seriously interesting!” moments). Don’t be lead astray by podcast…
  • Jul 8

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

    Small Claims Court in Oregon: Advice and Tips for Plaintiffs and Defendant
    You can’t (CANNOT) waltz into an Oregon Small Claims Court and expect to win your case. You have to do your homework: 1) You have to read the book (in public and law libraries and bookstores): “Using Small Claims Court in…
Rank this Week: 2280

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
  • Aug 10

    Free Access to Nolo Legal Self-Help Publications for ALL Oregonians (Fastcase, too)

    Free Access to Nolo Legal Self-Help Publications for ALL Oregonians (Fastcase, too)
    Your State of Oregon Law Library give you FREE access to NOLO publications and the FASTCASE legal research database: NOLO (aka Nolo Press): “NOLO provides access to full-text legal reference publications written for consumers that allow…
  • Aug 10

    Revisionist History (Malcolm Gladwell) and the Law

    Revisionist History (Malcolm Gladwell) and the Law
    Gladwell’s podcasts (now in their 2nd season) are entertaining, enlightening, and law-full (i.e. full of legal history, stories, and “well, that was seriously interesting!” moments). Don’t be lead astray by podcast…
  • Jul 8

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

    Small Claims Court in Oregon: Advice and Tips for Plaintiffs and Defendant
    You can’t (CANNOT) waltz into an Oregon Small Claims Court and expect to win your case. You have to do your homework: 1) You have to read the book (in public and law libraries and bookstores): “Using Small Claims Court in…
Rank this Week: 442

Law Library of Congress: Research…

Law Library of Congress: Research Reports

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

http://www.loc.gov/law/help/current-topics.php
Rank this Week: 1267

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
  • Aug 8

    Preview the "Law's Picture Books" exhibit

    Preview the "Law's Picture Books" exhibit
    Preparations for our upcoming exhibition, “Law’s Picture Books: The Yale Law Library Collection,” together with two overseas trips, have kept me from the Yale Law Library Rare Books Blog for a while. “Law’s…
  • May 11

    Tools for Empirical Legal Research: Qualtrics for survey

    Tools for Empirical Legal Research: Qualtrics for survey
    Yale researchers have access to Qualtrics, a powerful, flexible online survey platform that is suited for survey-based empirical legal research projects. Qualtrics is accessible with your Yale NetID and password. Qualtrics offers a…
  • Apr 18

    Finding Past Exam

    Finding Past Exam
    Did you know that the Law Library makes accessible many of your professors’ previous exams to use as study aids? Yale Law School students can access these exams from our MORRIS catalog. Step-by-step instructions are below and…
Rank this Week: 599

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
  • Aug 8

    Preview the "Law's Picture Books" exhibit

    Preview the "Law's Picture Books" exhibit
    Preparations for our upcoming exhibition, “Law’s Picture Books: The Yale Law Library Collection,” together with two overseas trips, have kept me from the Yale Law Library Rare Books Blog for a while. “Law’s…
  • Apr 2

    Centennial of the Mexican Constitution

    Centennial of the Mexican Constitution
    *** The ninth anniversary of the Yale Law Library Rare Books Blog is a fitting opportunity to mark a much more momentous anniversary, the centennial of the Mexican Constitution of 1917. Although amended a few hundred times, this constitution…
  • Feb 1

    New exhibit: "Woof, Moo & Grr: A Carnival of Animals in Law Books"

    New exhibit: "Woof, Moo & Grr: A Carnival of Animals in Law Books"
    A charming exhibit of animals pictured in law books opens February 1, courtesy of the Yale Law Library’s Rare Book Collection. Titled “Woof, Moo & Grr: A Carnival of Animals in Law Books,” the exhibit is narrated from…
Rank this Week: 518

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/
  • Aug 8

    Employment Tribunal decisions now available online

    Employment Tribunal decisions now available online
    Earlier this year, Employment Tribunal decisions were put online for the first time. Before this, to read a judgment you had to apply in writing to the Tribunals Service in Bury St Edmunds and enclose £10 to cover costs!Selected…
  • Jul 18

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

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

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

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

The Blackacre Times

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

http://theblackacretimes.com/
  • Aug 7

    Welcome 1L’

    Welcome 1L’
    Hopefully during your busy orientation week you had a chance to stop in the library.  Chances are you will be spending lots of time studying here. Some resources you should know about: Leisure Collection:  Because you are going to…
  • Jun 14

    Happy Bar Studie

    Happy Bar Studie
    The 2017 Georgia Bar Exam will be administered on the 25th and 26th of July.  Which means test takers still have plenty of time to cram the necessary legal information to pass (cough cough).  The library has numerous digital and…
  • May 22

    Library System Improvement

    Library System Improvement
    The Law Library, with University Library, will be changing the interface for our catalog. If you use gilfind.gsu.edu or gil.gsu.edu to search for library items, you will be redirected to our new search system on Friday, May 26. The new system…
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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/
  • Aug 5

    FDLP webinar: Preservation for Free

    FDLP webinar: Preservation for Free
    The FDLP has scheduled another of their excellent free webinars for librarians called "Preservation for Free." It will be held on Wednesday, August 23, 2017 from 2:00 pm until 3:00 pm EDT. Description: Preserving library collections can seem…
  • Aug 4

    ProQuest Ebook Central will be temporarily unavailable

    ProQuest Ebook Central will be temporarily unavailable
    ProQuest has announced that to maintain the currency and security of ProQuest ebook platforms, Ebook Central, used by the Pitt University Library System, will be unavailable for approximately three hours beginning Saturday, August 12, 2017…
  • Jul 26

    Government Attic website

    Government Attic website
    The ALA govdocs listserv had a post today about a website called The Government Attic,a site that provides electronic copies of thousands of interesting Federal Government documents obtained under the Freedom of Information Act. The site…
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BLS Library Blog

BLS Library Blog

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

http://www.blslibrary.com/
  • Aug 4

    Law Professors: An Overview from William Blackstone to Barack Obama

    Law Professors: An Overview from William Blackstone to Barack Obama
    As students prepare to resume their legal studies and begin their scholarship for another semester under the tutelage of their BLS professors, I want to recommend a new book that discusses the contributions to the legal profession of a group…
  • Aug 3

    Policing the Black Man

    Policing the Black Man
    The Brooklyn Law School Library’s August New Books List (24 print titles and 12 eBook titles) has among its titles an interesting one, Policing the Black Man: Arrest, Prosecution, and Imprisonment, (Call No. HV9950 .P64 2017). Edited by…
  • Jul 28

    Supreme Court 2017 October Term

    Supreme Court 2017 October Term
    Oyez! Oyez! Oyez!  The list of cases the U.S. Supreme Court will hear in its 2017 October Term 2017 is now posted on SCOTUSblog.  SCOTUSblog is a great resource if you are researching any aspect of the Supreme Court or the…
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Et Seq. - The Harvard Law School…

Et Seq. - The Harvard Law School Library Blog

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

http://etseq.law.harvard.edu/
  • Aug 4

    852 Rare: Recently opened Modern Manuscript collection

    852 Rare: Recently opened Modern Manuscript collection
    Historical & Special Collections is pleased to announce several new Modern Manuscript collections now open for research.  This material dates from the late nineteenth century to the present day and spans the legal history of the…
  • Jun 27

    Library Closed July 3-4

    Library Closed July 3-4
    The Library will be closed for Independence Day on Monday, July 3 and Tuesday, July 4, resuming our regular service on Wednesday, July 5 at 8am.  For FAQ and research guides in our absence, please visit Ask a Librarian.
  • Jun 22

    Evidence in Ink

    Evidence in Ink
    One of the pleasures of cataloging, especially of older books and manuscripts, is coming across unexpected traces of earlier times and lives. Scraps of an early manuscript liturgy or an almanac used in a binding; a series of former…
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WisBlawg

WisBlawg

Covers legal research and Internet news & information with an emphasis on Wisconsin. From the University of Wisconsin Law Library and librarian Bonnie Shucha.

http://wisblawg.law.wisc.edu/
  • Aug 4

    US Supreme Court to Require Electronic Filing

    US Supreme Court to Require Electronic Filing
    Beginning in November, the US Supreme Court will require electronic filing of case documents.  According to a SCOTUS press release, counsel will initially submit filings both in print and electronically.  An exception will be made…
  • Jul 24

    Welcome to Emma Babler, UW Law Library’s newest librarian!

    Welcome to Emma Babler, UW Law Library’s newest librarian!
    The UW Law Library is pleased to announce our newest law librarian: Emma Babler. Emma will be our new Reference and Technology Librarian, where she will be tasked with assisting students, staff, and anyone who asks a question! Emma comes to…
  • Jun 30

    A small but critical change on Congress.gov

    A small but critical change on Congress.gov
      Congress.Gov announced yesterday that with their new version of searching, users will now get slightly different results. The reason? The default operator is now AND and not OR. So, as Congress.Gov’s post points out, a search for…
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Ramsey County Law Library Blog

Ramsey County Law Library Blog

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

http://ramseylawlibrary.org/
  • Aug 4

    Where Can You Find Federal Case Filings?

    Where Can You Find Federal Case Filings?
    We probably take our easy access to state court materials for granted, what with much electronic access offered in all Minnesota courthouses, backed up with archived material at the State Law Library.  On the other hand, how do…
  • Jul 25

    Researching Police Conduct and Misconduct

    Researching Police Conduct and Misconduct
    Our local law enforcement has been and continues to be conspicuously in the news over the last year following high-profile incidents.  After it looked like the spotlight might finally be fading in Ramsey County, it shifted over to…
  • Jul 13

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

    Get Your History (or Art) Fix on a Courthouse Tour
    You may not have time to visit a museum during your workday, but courthouse employees are often delighted to discover the what lies on the other floors of the building.  We welcome these resident visitors to the law…
Rank this Week: 1460

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
  • Aug 3

    When True Crime Meets Crime Fiction: A Bibliographical Mystery

    When True Crime Meets Crime Fiction: A Bibliographical Mystery
    The Osgoode Library recently acquired for its Trials special collection in the Canada Law Book Rare Room copies of the following publication: Life and Confession of Sophia Hamilton Who Was Tried, Condemned and Sentenced to be Hung at [name of…
  • Jul 20

    Osgoode Digital Commons: Readership Snapshot

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

    Significant New Additions to HeinOnline’s American Indian Law Collection

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

Library Boy

Features legal research news. By Michel-Adrien Sheppard.

http://micheladrien.blogspot.com/
  • Aug 3

    Supreme Court of Canada: New Library Title

    Supreme Court of Canada: New Library Title
    The list of new library titles added to the Supreme Court of Canada collection from July 16-31, 2017 is now available on the Court website. It is possible to subscribe via e-mail to receive the list.
  • Aug 2

    British Columbia Law Institute Blog Series on Will

    British Columbia Law Institute Blog Series on Will
    The British Columbia Law Institute (BCLI) has started a blog series on wills.The texts will be written by Allison Curley. The first post was published yesterday and is entitled Making Wills Half a World Over: Part One of the Wills Series.The…
  • Aug 1

    August 2017 Issue of In Session - E-Newsletter of Canadian Association of Law Librarie

    August 2017 Issue of In Session - E-Newsletter of Canadian Association of Law Librarie
    The August 2017 issue of In Session is available online.It is the monthly e-newsletter of the Canadian Association of Law Libraries (CALL) and contains news from CALL committees and special interest groups, member updates and events.
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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/
  • Aug 3

    Tech Thursday: 22 iOS Apps Worth Paying For

    Tech Thursday: 22 iOS Apps Worth Paying For
    Many of the apps in Apple's App Store are free, but PC Mag asked their staff to list their favorite paid apps. You can see their choices here.
  • Aug 1

    Happy World Wide Web Day!

    Happy World Wide Web Day!
    Today is World Wide Web Day, and we are celebrating at the Cleveland Law Library for all this day means to our patrons and the services we provide. Among many benefits the WWW offers, it enables our Law Library to...
  • Jul 20

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

    Tech Thursday: US lifts laptop ban for all remaining airlines and airport
    The U.S. has now lifted entirely a controversial ban on laptops in hand luggage for passengers flying to the country from the Middle East or via certain Middle Eastern airlines, with the Department of Homeland Security professing itself…
Rank this Week: 1450

VALLTalk

VALLTalk

From the Virginia Association of Law Libraries.

http://valltalk.blogspot.com/
  • Aug 2

    Additional Hotel for VLA/VALL Conference

    Additional Hotel for VLA/VALL Conference
    From Andrew Winston VLA has added a second hotel with a discounted rate for our 2017 Annual Conference in Norfolk!Rooms are now available at the Norfolk Waterside Marriott for $145 each (plus taxes and fees.) This price is being offered on…
  • Aug 2

    AALL Hall of Fame Award: Joyce Janto

    AALL Hall of Fame Award: Joyce Janto
    Congratulations to VALL's own Joyce Janto for the well deserved award! Read more about it Award
  • Jun 5

    Seeking candidates for the VALL Programs Committee for 2017-2018

    Seeking candidates for the VALL Programs Committee for 2017-2018
    by Andrew WinstonCommittee work will involve working with me (as committee chair) on the 2017 Fall Meeting and 2018 Spring Meeting.  The 2017 Fall Meeting will be at a joint meeting of VALL and the Virginia Library Association. …
Rank this Week: 1088

Vancouver Law Librarian Blog

Vancouver Law Librarian Blog

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

http://vancouverlawlib.blogspot.com/
  • Aug 1

    Quickscribe Annotations for June & July 2017

    Quickscribe Annotations for June & July 2017
    Below are the latest BC legislative annotations from Quickscribe for June and July (just released).June 2017: Devyn Cousineau – British Columbia Human Rights Tribunal – Human Rights CodeStan Rule, Sabey Rule LLP…
  • Jun 5

    Small Decisions Adding Up

    Small Decisions Adding Up
    As the publisher of Slaw, I get to see a lot of great commentary. I also get to see the statistics behind the website, and I don't mind sharing with you that local colleague Sarah Sutherland of CanLII has a fantastically successful post on…
  • Jun 5

    Quickscribe Annotations for May, 2017

    Quickscribe Annotations for May, 2017
    Below are the latest Quickscribe additions for new annotations to BC legislation. Devyn Cousineau – British Columbia Human Rights Tribunal – Human Rights CodeStan Rule, Sabey Rule LLP – Wills, Estates and…
Rank this Week: 647

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
  • Jul 31

    July 31 Community Letter

    July 31 Community Letter
    Today, Board President Peter Currie ’74, P’03,  and I wrote to the Andover community with an update regarding an independent investigation into matters of past sexual misconduct. As we’ve sought to understand and learn…
  • May 7

    Episode 06: Frank Stella ’54

    Episode 06: Frank Stella ’54
    Source: Episode 06: Frank Stella ’54
  • Apr 24

    Statement regarding past abuse at Andover

    Statement regarding past abuse at Andover
    Today, we know that many schools, including Andover, have not always lived up to our commitment to protect students in our care. Over the past year, independent investigators from Sanghavi Law Office have been carrying out a review of all…
Rank this Week: 417

University of Baltimore Law…

University of Baltimore Law Library Blog

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

http://ublawlibrary.wordpress.com
  • Jul 31

    1L Resources: Crash Course Edition

    1L Resources: Crash Course Edition
    We hear it every summer– incoming students want to know what they can do in the weeks leading up to law school and orientation.  If you’ve been reading the Facebook Group for Admitted Students, you’ve probably seen some…
  • Jul 13

    Artscape 2017 Law Library Hour

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

    Bar Exam Snack Break

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

Un blog pour l'information juridique

By Emmanuel Barthe.

http://www.precisement.org/blog/
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Pace Law Library Blog

Pace Law Library Blog

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

http://library.blogs.law.pace.edu/
  • Jul 28

    Justice Department Denies the Times in Sexual Orientation Discrimination Case

    Justice Department Denies the Times in Sexual Orientation Discrimination Case
    In an amicus brief filed with the Second Circuit Court of Appeals in July, the U.S. Justice Department argues that “discrimination because of sexual orientation is not discrimination because of sex under Title VII.” Brief for the…
  • Jul 7

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

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

    The Opioid Abuse Epidemic: Resources on the Crisi

    The Opioid Abuse Epidemic: Resources on the Crisi
    Opioid abuse is a serious public health issue in the United States. The statistics are staggering: an estimated 1.9 million people in this country have a prescription opioid use disorder, while another 586,000 have a heroin use disorder. In…
Rank this Week: 1105

Boston College Legal Eagle

Boston College Legal Eagle

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

http://bclegaleagle.blogspot.com/
  • Jul 27

    Law Library Field Trip

    Law Library Field Trip
    Summer at the BC Law Library is generally a time for catching up with projects and prepping for the upcoming fall semester. This summer we added something new to that list.  Our director, Dean Filippa Anzalone, suggested taking field…
  • Jul 20

    Experiential Education - BC Law Librarians' Presentation

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

    Free Online Courses on Foreign & International Law

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