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UB Law Library Blog

UB Law Library Blog

Features news from the UB Law Library.

http://libweb.lib.buffalo.edu/blog/law
  • Sep 17

    Why Thomas Jefferson is Never the Way to Go

    Why Thomas Jefferson is Never the Way to Go
    Can we talk? Perhaps it’s the passing of Joan Rivers that has made it so apparent, but there have been a lot of fashion faux pas going on these days in court. Oh who am I kidding? We’ve definitely been here before as evidenced…
  • Sep 12

    Help Haven House!

    Help Haven House!
    SUNY Buffalo Law Domestic Violence and International Women’s Rights Clinic is partnering with the Charles B. Sears Law Library to offer much needed supplies to Haven House, a local shelter for survivors of domestic violence. What we…
  • Sep 8

    Pin Your Hometown!

    Pin Your Hometown!
    The next time you find yourself on the 7th floor, head to the wall opposite the stairwell to check out our new map display. And while you are there be sure to pin your hometown! The pushpins are color-coded by class year and we have separate…
Rank this Week: 1381

beSpacific

beSpacific

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

http://www.bespacific.com/
  • Sep 17

    Patent Citations and Stock Performance: Constructing a Dynamic Industry Classification

    Patent Citations and Stock Performance: Constructing a Dynamic Industry Classification
    Gay, Sebastien and Karger, Ezra, Patent Citations and Stock Performance: Constructing a Dynamic Industry Classification (September 15, 2014). Available for download at SSRN: http://ssrn.com/abstract=2496414 “Researchers in academia…
  • Sep 17

    EIA – Saudi Arabi Country Analysis Brief

    EIA – Saudi Arabi Country Analysis Brief
    “Saudi Arabia has 16% of the world’s proved oil reserves, is the largest exporter of total petroleum liquids in the world, and maintains the world’s largest crude oil production capacity. Saudi Arabia is the…
  • Sep 17

    H.R. 4387, FSOC Transparency and Accountability Act

    H.R. 4387, FSOC Transparency and Accountability Act
    CBO – As ordered reported by the House Committee on Financial Services on June 20, 2014 “H.R. 4387 would allow all members of the governing bodies of certain agencies that are represented on the Financial Stability Oversight…
Rank this Week: 31

Virtual Library Cat's Eye View

Virtual Library Cat's Eye View

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

http://deanelawlibrary.blogspot.com/
  • Sep 17

    Record Numer of Court Orders for Surveillance Recieved by DOJ in 2013

    Record Numer of Court Orders for Surveillance Recieved by DOJ in 2013
    "The U.S. Department of Justice obtained a record number of court orders last year in criminal investigations for information about who people were communicating with by phone and email." "The U.S. Marshals Service sought more orders last…
  • Sep 16

    Blexlaw Training at Hofstra Law

    Blexlaw Training at Hofstra Law
    Are you a 2L/3L/LLM who wants an advanced training session on Lexis Advance, Bloomberg Law or WestlawNext? Maybe a 1L who needs a makeup session or a more in-depth electronic database training before the Spring semester begins?No problem!…
  • Sep 15

    U.S. Law Week (BNA)

    U.S. Law Week (BNA)
    The U.S. Law Week (BNA) is a weekly publication providing highlights, summary and analysis of federal and state case law; and legislative and regulatory developments.  It has long been a go-to source for current awareness.  It is…
Rank this Week: 786

Pappas Law Library Blog

Pappas Law Library Blog

From the Boston University School of Law.

http://bulawinteractive.org/libraryblog/
  • Sep 17

    Sources for World Constitution

    Sources for World Constitution
    Among the many resources available for researching foreign law (or the law of non-U.S. jurisdictions), one of the most important is constitutions. To help locate constitutional texts, the law library subscribes to two premium databases:…
  • Sep 16

    Want to learn HOW to find Legislative Intent?

    Want to learn HOW to find Legislative Intent?
    Finding and understanding legislative history can be a task that few of us relish. Perhaps because of undeveloped research skills or lack of familiarity with the right tools to get this task done…. Either way, one of our vendors,…
  • Sep 12

    Need some Rules on your iPad?

    Need some Rules on your iPad?
      Do you have a device you want to bring to your civil procedure class?  CALI has the Rules of Civil Procedure, Rules of Criminal Procedure and the Rules of Evidence configured as an e-book for various devices.
Rank this Week: 2238

Hunter's Query

Hunter's Query

Features research tips and law library news. From the Howard W. Hunter Law Library at the J. Reuben Clark Law School.

http://huntersquery.byulaw.info/wordpress/
  • Sep 17

    Happy Constitution Day!

    Happy Constitution Day!
    September 17 is Constitution Day, a day we celebrate the signing of the Constitution on Sept. 17, 1787 in Philadelphia.  As a researcher, I’m drawn to thinking about the history and the sources surrounding important documents like…
  • Sep 10

    Legal Info. Overload

    Legal Info. Overload
    Researchers deal with a consistent problem these days – legal information overload.  The sheer amount of legal information can be overwhelming, especially for new researchers.  While the abundance of legal information…
  • Aug 27

    New Classroom

    New Classroom
    As many of you know, the library’s room 275/76 was one of several areas under construction this summer.  Room 275/76 was originally the library’s computer lab, but as laptops become common the space was better used as a…
Rank this Week: 445

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
  • Sep 17

    UNPUBLISHED OPINION: Robinson v. Billings Clinic

    UNPUBLISHED OPINION: Robinson v. Billings Clinic
    The Montana Supreme Court has issued an Unpublished Opinion in the following matter: CIVIL – OTHER DA 14-0174, 2014 MT 252N, JACK L. ROBINSON, Plaintiff and Appellant, v. BILLINGS CLINIC; CBB COLLECTIONS; EXPERIAN INFORMATION SERVICES,…
  • Sep 17

    UNPUBLISHED OPINION: Matter of A.S.W.

    UNPUBLISHED OPINION: Matter of A.S.W.
    The Montana Supreme Court has issued an Unpublished Opinion in the following matter: CIVIL – DEPENDENT NEGLECT DA 14-0144, 2014 MT 251N, IN THE MATTER OF: A.S.W., Youth in Need of Care.
  • Sep 17

    OPINION: Marks v. 71 Ranch

    OPINION: Marks v. 71 Ranch
    The Montana Supreme Court has issued an Opinion in the following matter: CIVIL – WATER RIGHTS ADJUDICATION DA 13-0489, 2014 MT 250, DONALD C. MARKS, Objector and Appellant, v. 71 RANCH, LP, Claimant and Appellee.
Rank this Week: 21

Legal Scholarship Blog

Legal Scholarship Blog

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

http://legalscholarshipblog.com
  • Sep 17

    Legal Scholarship on Race and Civil Rights—Ann Arbor, MI

    Legal Scholarship on Race and Civil Rights—Ann Arbor, MI
    The Michigan Journal of Race & Law celebrates its 20th anniversary with The Highest Tribute, a symposium reflecting on the creation and evolution of the Journal and the state of legal scholarship on race and civil rights today, Fri.,…
  • Sep 16

    Call for Papers: Privacy and International Law

    Call for Papers: Privacy and International Law
    The Utrecht Journal of International and European Union Law invites submissions for a special edition on Privacy under International and European Law. The submission deadline is Sept. 30, 2014. See Utrecht Journal Call for Papers –…
  • Sep 16

    Supreme Court Fellows Program

    Supreme Court Fellows Program
    The Supreme Court Fellows Program invites applications for fellows to engage for one year in the work of the Supreme Court of the United States, the Administrative Office of the United States Courts, the Federal Judicial Center, or the United…
Rank this Week: 61

BLS Library Blog

BLS Library Blog

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

http://www.blslibrary.com/
  • Sep 17

    BLS Library Research Fair: September 30, 2014

    BLS Library Research Fair: September 30, 2014
    The 3rd annual Library Research Fair will be held on Tuesday, September 30, 2014.  The fair will be held in the Student Lounge from 12Noon to 3:00pm.  Representatives from the following companies will be here to demonstrate their…
  • Sep 16

    Effron on Future of Forum Non Convenien

    Effron on Future of Forum Non Convenien
    Brooklyn Law School Professor of Law Robin Effron has posted on SSRN Atlantic Marine and the Future of Forum Non Conveniens. In December of 2013, the US Supreme Court issued a unanimous decision upholding a general contractor’s ability…
  • Sep 12

    Constitution Day

    Constitution Day
    Wednesday, September 17 is Constitution Day and Citizenship Day according to 36 U.S.C. 106 which states its purpose “to commemorate the formation and signing on September 17, 1787, of the Constitution and recognize all who, by coming of…
Rank this Week: 1344

In Custodia Legis

In Custodia Legis

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

http://blogs.loc.gov/law
  • Sep 17

    Global Legal Monitor: August Highlight

    Global Legal Monitor: August Highlight
    The Global Legal Monitor (GLM) is a good source for following legal developments around the world.  An excellent example of this is the range of topics covered by the GLM articles published in August, which included: Administrative…
  • Sep 16

    Archived Legal Materials from Official Gazettes Now Available Through Law.gov

    Archived Legal Materials from Official Gazettes Now Available Through Law.gov
    The following is a guest post by Janice Hyde, director of the Global Legal Collection Directorate at the Law Library of Congress. The Law Library of Congress has always relied on primary sources of law wherever possible to respond to requests…
  • Sep 12

    The Law Library Reading Room Is Moving

    The Law Library Reading Room Is Moving
    The plans for the Law Library Reading Room‘s renovation have been finalized, and we are preparing to move operations to the ground floor of the Madison building during construction.  This will be a complicated operation taking…
Rank this Week: 590

Library Boy

Library Boy

Features legal research news. By Michel-Adrien Sheppard.

http://micheladrien.blogspot.com/
  • Sep 17

    New European Court of Human Rights Factsheet

    New European Court of Human Rights Factsheet
    The European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) in Strasbourg has published a series of Factsheets that describe important jurisprudence of the institution on a number of subjects. The ECHR recently added new Factsheets on: Armed…
  • Sep 16

    American Association of Law Libraries Report on Access to Justice

    American Association of Law Libraries Report on Access to Justice
    The American Association of Law Libraries recently released a report of a special committee it formed on Law Libraries and Access to Justice. It describes how law libraries can foster greater access to justice in society:"From the…
  • Sep 15

    Recently Released Research from Public Safety Canada on Witness Protection Program

    Recently Released Research from Public Safety Canada on Witness Protection Program
    The latest issue of the Weekly Checklist of Canadian Government Publications includes a "Research Brief" from Public Safety Canada on Witness Protection Programs in Selected Countries:"This paper reviews the practices and outcomes of witness…
Rank this Week: 777

Et Seq. - The Harvard Law School…

Et Seq. - The Harvard Law School Library Blog

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

http://etseq.law.harvard.edu/
  • Sep 17

    Library Fest reminder and grand prize

    Library Fest reminder and grand prize
    The countdown to this year’s Love Your Library Fest is just two days! We hope to see you on Friday from 2-5pm in the Library for activities, games, an exhibit, chances to meet some legal information vendors, candy, and learning a…
  • Sep 16

    The Scottish Independence Referendum

    The Scottish Independence Referendum
    As you may know, on Thursday Scotland will vote on whether or not to remain part of the United Kingdom. Some estimates put the number of voters registered to participate in the referendum at over 4 million, which is more than 95% of…
  • Sep 16

    New Exhibit: Life Beyond the Law

    New Exhibit: Life Beyond the Law
    Historical & Special Collections is pleased to announce its new exhibit Life Beyond the Law: Exploring Student Life Outside the Harvard Law School Classroom is now on view in the Caspersen Room on the fourth floor of Langdell Hall. This…
Rank this Week: 958

Library Stuff

Library Stuff

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

http://www.librarystuff.net
  • Sep 17

    Public libraries: Shelved

    Public libraries: Shelved
    “THE central branch of the Free Philadelphia Library is an impressive building—its neoclassical facade looming over most of a block. But inside, though chandeliers still hang from the ceilings and the floors are of polished…
  • Sep 17

    More than 148,000 items from the U.S. Government Printing Office now discoverable in DPLA

    More than 148,000 items from the U.S. Government Printing Office now discoverable in DPLA
    “We were pleased to share yesterday that nearly 60,000 items from the Medical Heritage Library have made their way into DPLA, and we’re now doubly pleased to share that more than 148,000 items from the…
  • Sep 16

    Libraries Balk at OverDrive Change

    Libraries Balk at OverDrive Change
    “In a letter to OverDrive CEO Steve Potash, the ReadersFirst coalition of libraries has protested a change that would require new users of OverDrive’s app to register accounts directly with OverDrive. Stressing that…
Rank this Week: 156

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/
  • Sep 17

    Commemorate Constitution Day!

    Commemorate Constitution Day!
    September 17 is Constitution Day and Citizenship Day, to "commemorate the formation and signing on September 17, 1787, of the Constitution and recognize all who, by coming of age or by naturalization, have become citizens" (36 USC…
  • Sep 17

    The Law of Cheese

    The Law of Cheese
    If you're a new 1L at UW Law, you likely visited the law library for some pizza earlier this week.  As you munched on your cheesy pizza while surrounded by legal resources, did you stop to think about how the law and cheese might…
  • Sep 12

    Careers, Careers, Careers!

    Careers, Careers, Careers!
    What sort of law do you want to practice? And what's the practice of law like, anyway?We have just updated our guides, Learning About Legal Careers & the Job Search and Learning About Legal Specialties & Practice Areas, highlighting…
Rank this Week: 842

Out of the Jungle

Out of the Jungle

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

http://outofthejungle.blogspot.com/
  • Sep 17

    Two interesting articles on reading showed…

    Two interesting articles on reading showed up yesterday. I couldn't resist. The New York Times ran an article by Alexandra Alter, "Line by Line, E-Books Turn Poet-Friendly." Readers (or writers) of poetry know that poems have a structure…
  • Sep 7

    Why do the vendors roll out new versions in September??!!

    Why do the vendors roll out new versions in September??!!
    This year, Lexis has chosen to roll out a new version of Lexis Advance on September 8! Why thank you guys!Isn't that just the most thoughtful thing?Librarians and teachers around the world are just loving having a brand new version that they…
  • Sep 5

    Regulatory Activism

    Regulatory Activism
    The public is commenting on proposed federal rules in record numbers, according to a story entitled "Federal Agencies Are Flooded by Comments on New Rules," published in the Wall Street Journal, September 3, 2014.  For instance, the…
Rank this Week: 865

CM Law Library Blog

CM Law Library Blog

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

http://cmlawlibraryblog.classcaster.net/
  • Sep 17

    Free Patent and Trademark Seminar

    Free Patent and Trademark Seminar
    A Free Public Seminar for Inventors, Entrepreneurs, Educators, Students and Legal Professionals. Tuesday, September 23, 2014 is being held at the Cleveland Public Library Louis Stokes Wing Auditorium 525 Superior Avenue Cleveland, Ohio from…
  • Sep 17

    Where Can I See the Terms and Connectors on the New LexisAdvance Platform?

    Where Can I See the Terms and Connectors on the New LexisAdvance Platform?
    To see the terms and connectors on the new LexisAdvance Platform, click on Filters (in the Search box), and select Advanced Search. You will see a dropdown menu that lists all the connectors. You can access this no matter where you are in…
  • Sep 16

    Get Certified in Bloomberg Law

    Get Certified in Bloomberg Law
    Did you know that Bloomberg Law offers a certification in their product? This is a great way to test your skills in Bloomberg Law and if you get certified it’s a great thing to add to your resume. To take the certification quiz click…
Rank this Week: 628

CWSL Library News

CWSL Library News

From the California Western School of Law.

http://blogs.cwsl.edu/blog/library/
  • Sep 17

    Library Guide

    Library Guide
    The library provides guides to assist in using library resources as well as researching specific areas of law. The newest addition is the Immigration Law Lib Guide but there are many more available.  They are an invaluable tool and can…
  • Sep 16

    Check out this month’s CWSL 90th…

    Check out this month’s CWSL 90th Anniversary display
  • Sep 11

    Study Room Rules and Policie

    Study Room Rules and Policie
    RESERVATIONS REQUIRE: A group of 2 or more current CWSL students, CWSL bar study graduates, or 1 or more CWSL students viewing course related video/DVD on study room equipment A reservation, in-person, on…
Rank this Week: 3891

Oregon Legal Research

Oregon Legal Research

Features information about and links to Oregon Legal Research resources, in addition to comments about cases, statutes, and interesting events in the world of legal research and law libraries. By Laura Orr.

http://blog.oregonlegalresearch.com
  • Sep 17

    Lawyers on Social Media: Career Killer or Kickstarter?

    Lawyers on Social Media: Career Killer or Kickstarter?
    Gallagher Blogs has a post about managing the lawyer’s (or law student’s) public face: Screen Star or Social Media Trainwreck?  
  • Sep 16

    New 2014 Edition: Universal Citation Guide

    New 2014 Edition: Universal Citation Guide
    From HeinOnline: “The Universal Citation Guide, 3rd ed. recognizes the current practices of legal researchers who often consult an electronic research tool without ever seeing a print volume of a reporter or code sitting on a library…
  • Sep 16

    Small Claims Court Resources for Oregon Lawyers: CLEs, Video, Books, History

    Small Claims Court Resources for Oregon Lawyers: CLEs, Video, Books, History
    We have lots of OLR blog posts for the public about Oregon Small Claims Courts (SCC), but this particular OLR blog post addresses the most frequently asked SCC questions from Oregon attorneys: Small Claims Courts? County Circuit and Justice…
Rank this Week: 393

Oregon Legal Research

Oregon Legal Research

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

http://blog.oregonlegalresearch.com/
  • Sep 17

    Lawyers on Social Media: Career Killer or Kickstarter?

    Lawyers on Social Media: Career Killer or Kickstarter?
    Gallagher Blogs has a post about managing the lawyer’s (or law student’s) public face: Screen Star or Social Media Trainwreck?  
  • Sep 16

    New 2014 Edition: Universal Citation Guide

    New 2014 Edition: Universal Citation Guide
    From HeinOnline: “The Universal Citation Guide, 3rd ed. recognizes the current practices of legal researchers who often consult an electronic research tool without ever seeing a print volume of a reporter or code sitting on a library…
  • Sep 16

    Small Claims Court Resources for Oregon Lawyers: CLEs, Video, Books, History

    Small Claims Court Resources for Oregon Lawyers: CLEs, Video, Books, History
    We have lots of OLR blog posts for the public about Oregon Small Claims Courts (SCC), but this particular OLR blog post addresses the most frequently asked SCC questions from Oregon attorneys: Small Claims Courts? County Circuit and Justice…
Rank this Week: 2035

Strictly Legal - The Birkbeck Law…

Strictly Legal - The Birkbeck Law Librarian's Blog

Features library news, tips on new resources, links to useful web sites and more.

http://birkbecklibrarylaw.blogspot.com/
  • Sep 17

    New look library subject guide

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

    Opening hour

    Opening hour
    Ahead of the start of term, from tomorrow Saturday 13th September, the library will be open, and staffed from 10am - 6pm at the weekend and 10am - 10.30pm during the week. We return to term time hours on Monday 22nd September. Details of…
  • Aug 14

    For new students - understanding the different elements of a case

    For new students - understanding the different elements of a case
    With A-level results out today, and clearing swinging into action, I thought that the following may be useful to those wanting to do some pre-course preparation. Designed as a resource to accompany the text Strong, How to Write Law Essays and…
Rank this Week: 4637

Guilford Centre Weblog

Guilford Centre Weblog

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

http://guildfordlibrary.wordpress.com
  • Sep 17

    Practical Law Student Ambassador vacancy

    Practical Law Student Ambassador vacancy
    Practical Law is recruiting a student ambassador to represent and promote Practical Law services at the University of Law, Guildford, from mid-September to the end of May 2015.  Applications are welcome from current students.  The…
  • Sep 16

    Are you really taking it all in?

    Are you really taking it all in?
    Take time to assess your learning style…reading from screens may not suit us all. Readers absorb less on Kindles than on paper, study finds  
  • Sep 15

    LexisLibrary and Westlaw training dates now on Elite

    LexisLibrary and Westlaw training dates now on Elite
    Westlaw and LexisLibrary database training sessions are now on Elite. Either go to My Guildford/Sign up and Events or click on the Library Training tab above. This will take you to the same page on Elite. Don’t forget to sign…
Rank this Week: 114

Slaw

Slaw

A Canadian cooperative weblog on all things legal.

http://www.slaw.ca
  • Sep 17

    Why Pro Bono?

    Why Pro Bono?
    Last week I had the opportunity to speak with law students at Robson Hall as part of the Pro Bono Students Canada (“PBSC”) launch event. I had been asked to give a speech on my own pro bono and access to justice work with a…
  • Sep 17

    Will a Smartwatch Be on Your Wrist? 10 Things to Ponder.

    Will a Smartwatch Be on Your Wrist? 10 Things to Ponder.
    As expected, Apple introduced its Apple Watch (not iWatch) last week with great fanfare. It is actually not a single watch, but a series of watches in 2 sizes and 3 models with various types of bands. It will be available “early…
  • Sep 17

    Independence and Self-Regulation: I’m OK but I’m Not So Sure About You!

    Independence and Self-Regulation: I’m OK but I’m Not So Sure About You!
    It is entirely human to fail to appreciate when one’s judgment is affected by a conflicting personal interest or duty. Our conflicts rules reflect this problem. Where there is a substantial risk of impairment of representation, clients…
Rank this Week: 42

Yale Law Library - News and Events

Yale Law Library - News and Events

Covers library acquisitions, book talks, and administrative news.

http://library.law.yale.edu/news
  • Sep 17

    Today -- Research Workshop: Law Library Tour, Wednesday, September 17, 3:10 pm

    Today -- Research Workshop: Law Library Tour, Wednesday, September 17, 3:10 pm
    Tour the Law Library (with a Law Librarian) Today, Wednesday, September 17
  • Sep 11

    The Panama map puzzle

    The Panama map puzzle
    I picked up a volume to catalog that until recently was in the the Los Angeles County Law Library. We acquired it at auction in London in the spring 2014. The title is De mercatura decisiones, et tractatus varii et di rebus ad eam…
  • Sep 11

    Disappearing Cases on PACER (and how to find them)

    Disappearing Cases on PACER (and how to find them)
    In preparing to implement the “next generation of the judiciary’s Case Management / Electronic Case Files System”, the Administrative Office of the U.S. Courts recently eliminated access to closed cases from four U.S. Courts…
Rank this Week: 423

Regent Law Library

Regent Law Library

Features library and legal news.

http://regentlawlibrary.blogspot.com/
  • Sep 17

    Featured Resources: Associate Justice Antonin Scalia

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

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  • Sep 11

    Remembering 9/11

    Remembering 9/11
    On this 13th anniversary, we remember the victims of 9/11.We honor the firefighters, police officers, and paramedics who rushed in to save others. We grieve the loss of the many military men and women who gave their lives in the days and…
Rank this Week: 2853

Election Law @ Moritz

Election Law @ Moritz

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

http://moritzlaw.osu.edu/electionlaw/
Rank this Week: 1892

Moritz Legal Information Blog

Moritz Legal Information Blog

Legal information and research resouces. By the Michael E. Moritz Law Library at Ohio State University.

http://moritzlegalinformation.blogspot.com/
  • Sep 17

    Celebrate Constitution Day

    Celebrate Constitution Day
    Although the Constitution has been around for more than 200 years, Constitution Day is a relatively new phenomenon.  As the Senate explains: "To encourage all Americans to learn more about the Constitution, Congress in 1956…
  • Sep 15

    Asking for Help

    Asking for Help
    We have one more story to add to the list of attorneys with mental health and addiction issues. Unfortunately, it's less frequent that we have stories of recovery to post, though a blog post from a few months back did highlight one attorney's…
  • Sep 10

    The PACER Debacle

    The PACER Debacle
    Librarians, researchers, and attorneys have come to love PACER (Public Access to Court Electronic Records), the online database of federal pleadings. It's a terrific resource for those following cases or who need examples of real complaints…
Rank this Week: 573

Charlotte Law Library News

Charlotte Law Library News

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

http://charlottelawlibrary.wordpress.com
  • Sep 17

    ALR Student’s Corner: Shuford North Carolina Civil Practice and Procedure with Appellate Advocacy

    ALR Student’s Corner: Shuford North Carolina Civil Practice and Procedure with Appellate Advocacy
    Introduction A legal treatise is a scholarly legal publication that contains in-depth information related to a particular area of law. Legal treatises are authoritative secondary sources written by scholars for the purposes of providing…
  • Sep 16

    MyHein — A HeinOnline Tool

    MyHein — A HeinOnline Tool
    HeinOnline is known for their extensive journal collection and historical volumes of Federal documents, but did you know that they have more valuable tools to offer? MyHein is a complimentary tool designed to create and organize bookmarks to…
  • Sep 15

    Links We Love Weekly Round-Up — September 15, 2014

    Links We Love Weekly Round-Up — September 15, 2014
    NYPL Sees Success with #Ireadeverywhere Initiative On August 5, the New York Public Library (NYPL) launched a social media initiative using the hashtag #Ireadeverywhere. Participants post pictures of themselves on social media reading…
Rank this Week: 1393

BLAWg IN Bloom: The Indiana Law…

BLAWg IN Bloom: The Indiana Law Library Blog

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

http://www.law.indiana.edu/lawlibrary/blawg
  • Sep 17

    Roving the Repository: The US Constitution at IU Law

    Roving the Repository: The US Constitution at IU Law
    If you haven’t had a chance to check out the Law School’s Digital Repository, I would highly  encourage you to do so.  Not only do we house electronic versions of every issue of every law journal that has been hosted at…
  • Aug 20

    Welcome New Student

    Welcome New Student
    Welcome to the new 1L class, and congratulations on starting orientation today! We hope that you have a wonderful law school experience. All of us at the Law Library will do everything that we can to make your time here both rewarding and…
  • Jul 29

    Good Luck on the Bar Exam!

    Good Luck on the Bar Exam!
    After a summer of studying, it’s finally here. Today is the first day of the bar exam.   We’ve seen several of you at the Law Library nearly every day this summer, and we know that you’ve worked hard and are…
Rank this Week: 2125

Law Library & Technology Blog

Law Library & Technology Blog

From the George Mason University School of Law.

http://blog.law.gmu.edu/library/
  • Sep 17

    HAPPY CONSTITUTION DAY!

    HAPPY CONSTITUTION DAY!
    Today is the 227th anniversary of the signing of the U.S. Constitution. Pursuant to 36 U.S.C. §106, September 17 is designated as “Constitution Day and Citizenship Day”, and under 36 U.S.C. §108,…
  • Aug 28

    HOW MANY TITLES ARE IN THE U.S. CODE . . . AND WHO DECIDES?

    HOW MANY TITLES ARE IN THE U.S. CODE . . . AND WHO DECIDES?
    If your answer is 51, then you will only be correct until September 1. Starting next month the U.S. Code will extend to include Title 52. Title 52, “Voting and Election” will cover federal election statutes under three subtitles:…
  • Aug 27

    LABOR DAY 2014

    LABOR DAY 2014
    The Law Library will be closed on Labor Day, Monday, September 1. Weekend hours remain unchanged. Want more information about Labor Day? The U.S. Department of Labor website is a good place to start. The DOL also provides…
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Seattle University Law Library…

Seattle University Law Library INFO

Covers legal news, legal research and library news.

http://lawlibraryblog.seattleu.edu/
  • Sep 17

    Group Study Room

    Group Study Room
    Many of you are working on group projects or are involved in collaborative study.  You might consider reserving a group study room in the law library. You can sign up in advance through the library website. Groups have priority over…
  • Sep 16

    Featured Book from the Recreational Reading Collection

    Featured Book from the Recreational Reading Collection
    The recreational reading (McNaughton) collection is located on the 2nd floor of the library under the staircase. Maggie Shipstead, Astonish Me (Knopf 2014) LAW-McNaughton Collection (2nd Floor) PS3619.H586A88 2014 Set in the world of ballet,…
  • Sep 15

    Today in Legal History: Nuremberg Race Laws Went Into Effect In Nazi Germany

    Today in Legal History: Nuremberg Race Laws Went Into Effect In Nazi Germany
    On September 15, 1935, the Nuremberg Laws were adopted.  The Law for the Protection of German Blood and German Honour prohibited marriage between Jews and “Germans” and also prohibited Jewish households from employing…
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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/
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Legal Informatics Blog

Legal Informatics Blog

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

http://legalinformatics.wordpress.com
  • Sep 17

    Kuhlman: Legal Synonyms Project, and word cloud of U.S. Code

    Kuhlman: Legal Synonyms Project, and word cloud of U.S. Code
    Casey Kuhlman of the U.S. Open Data Institute has posted a word cloud of the U.S. Code. Casey says the data are “actual word counts piped into a JQuery lib,” and that he is also working on “N grams and … Continue…
  • Sep 17

    Katz and Bommarito: Measuring the Complexity of the Law: The United States Code

    Katz and Bommarito: Measuring the Complexity of the Law: The United States Code
    Daniel Martin Katz and Michael J. Bommarito II have published Measuring the Complexity of the Law: The United States Code, forthcoming in Artificial Intelligence and Law. A preprint of the paper is available on SSRN. Samuel Arbesman has…
  • Sep 16

    Legal transactional hackathon: Code the Deal: 19-21 September 2014, NYC

    Legal transactional hackathon: Code the Deal: 19-21 September 2014, NYC
    Code the Deal, a legal transactional hackathon, is scheduled to be held 19-21 September 2014, in New York City. The event is organized by Legal Hackers and Nixon Peabody. Here is a description, from the event’s Website: Code the Deal…
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Collection Development Blog

Collection Development Blog

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

http://obelix.lib.hku.hk/cdblog
  • Sep 16

    Scheduled System Maintenance on Wisenew

    Scheduled System Maintenance on Wisenew
    A system maintenance for Wisenews / Wisers Service Platforms has been scheduled on Saturday, 27 Sep 2014 from 18:00 to 23:15 (Hong Kong Time GMT+8). During this period, all services will be temporarily unavailable. addthis_url =…
  • Sep 7

    Temporary Suspension of China INFOBANK and Soshoo Online Database Service

    Temporary Suspension of China INFOBANK and Soshoo Online Database Service
    China INFOBANK (中國資訊行) and Soshoo Online Database Service may be temporarily suspended owing to emergency problems of the network system in the Beijing Data centre. We apologize for any inconvenience caused.…
  • Sep 2

    Latest Resources from Migration Information Source

    Latest Resources from Migration Information Source
    Spotlight Vietnamese Immigrants in the United States The once-tiny population of Vietnamese immigrants in the United States has grown to become the country’s sixth largest foreign-born group in the span of several decades, with the…
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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/
  • Sep 16

    Collection Spotlight for Prospective and Current Student

    Collection Spotlight for Prospective and Current Student
    Now Appearing in the Library!Law School : Getting In, Getting Out, Getting Onby Michael AriensCarolina Academic Press, 2010KF 283 .A75 2010   Main4
  • Sep 10

    Collection Spotlight - New Book!

    Collection Spotlight - New Book!
    Now Appearing in the Library!Time and Workplace Management for Lawyersby Dr. Amy L. JarmonAmerican Bar Association, 2013KF 315 .J37 2013 Main4From the Introduction: "The purpose of this book is to provide strategiesthat will help you gain…
  • Sep 3

    Collection Spotlight - New Faculty Publication

    Collection Spotlight - New Faculty Publication
    Now Appearing in the Library!The Texas Constitution in State and Nation : ComparativeState Constitutional Law in the Federal Systemby Charles W. "Rocky" RhodesVandeplas Publishing, 2014.KFT 1602 .R46 2014 Main5
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Due Process

Due Process

By the Georgetown Law Library.

https://blogs.commons.georgetown.edu/dueprocess/
  • Sep 16

    Restoring Lost Lambs to the Fold: completing the Lord Eldon Library

    Restoring Lost Lambs to the Fold: completing the Lord Eldon Library
    Over the course of the last year the Georgetown Law Library has been able to acquire two significant additions to the Lord Eldon Library Collection: Francis Plowden’s 1803 An historical review of the state of Ireland; and, Lord…
  • Sep 12

    Congress and the Courts: A Legislative History now on HeinOnline

    Congress and the Courts: A Legislative History now on HeinOnline
    Congress and the Courts: A Legislative History is now available and fully searchable on HeinOnline. Congressional hearings, reports and other documents about the federal judiciary make up this multi-volume set, which until now, was only in…
  • Sep 10

    Research Training for Fall Faculty RA

    Research Training for Fall Faculty RA
    The library will be offering two research training sessions for new faculty research assistants this fall. In this training, research assistants will learn about library services and policies and will gain an introduction to our databases and…
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Mendik Matters

Mendik Matters

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

http://www.mendikmatters.org/
  • Sep 16

    Happy Constitution Day

    Happy Constitution Day
    Constitution Week was first established in 1956 to encourage Americans to learn more about the world’s longest surviving written charter of government.   Later in 2004, Constitution Day was created to encourage public schools…
  • Aug 29

    And the Winners are . . .

    And the Winners are . . .
    We are pleased to announce the winners of our Legally Clueless Info Hunt held last Thursday, August 28. Congratulations to: Juliet Knapp-Vega, Barbie Melendez, John Michalski, Amelia Maddox, Kevin McLafferty, Daniel Oquendo, Kyle Reed, and…
  • Aug 26

    Learn . . . and Win!

    Learn . . . and Win!
    Have you submitted your Legally Clueless Info Hunt entry?  The deadline is fast approaching.  The drawing is this Thursday, August 28, 5:45 pm, outside the Library. We’ll be awarding lots of prizes, including NYLS t-shirts,…
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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/
  • Sep 16

    Pace Law Library Announces New Sustainability Initiative Bottles for Book

    Pace Law Library Announces New Sustainability Initiative Bottles for Book
    This fall the Pace Law Library instituted a new sustainability and fundraising initiative, Bottles for Books.  Since the Law Library’s renovation, food and drinks have been allowed in the stacks and study spaces.  However,…
  • Sep 5

    New U.S. Code Title 52: Voting and Election

    New U.S. Code Title 52: Voting and Election
    The U.S. House of Representatives, Office of the Law Revision Counsel recently announced new  Title 52 of the United States Code (U.S.C.), titled Voting and Elections. Unlike Title 51, National and  Commercial Space Programs, which…
  • Sep 4

    Environmental Report Roundup August 2014

    Environmental Report Roundup August 2014
    Below please find a list of select environmental reports published in August 2014. Congressional Research Service Reports Climate Change and Existing Law: A Survey of Legal Issues Past, Present, and Future, August 20, 2014 Clean Coal Loan…
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Cincinnati Law Library Blog

Cincinnati Law Library Blog

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

http://cincinnatilaw.blogspot.com/
  • Sep 16

    Federal judge strikes down Ohio's ban on lying in political campaign

    Federal judge strikes down Ohio's ban on lying in political campaign
    A judge for the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Ohio struck down Ohio laws that ban lying in political campaigns last Thursday. Judge Timothy Black found that the laws were "more burdensome than necessary to accomplish…
  • Sep 16

    Public comment sought on rule changes in Ohio

    Public comment sought on rule changes in Ohio
    The Supreme Court of Ohio has proposed several changes to both the Rules of Professional Conduct (RPC) and the Rules of Practice and Procedure. The changes to the latter set of rules involve amendments to Ohio's Rules of Appellate Procedure,…
  • Sep 11

    Ohio Supreme Court on the move

    Ohio Supreme Court on the move
    Court News Ohio reports that the Supreme Court of Ohio is once again on the move - this time hearing cases from Ravenna High School in Portage County on September 24. During this session the Court will hear three appeals which students from…
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Scholarly Communications @ Duke

Scholarly Communications @ Duke

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

http://blogs.library.duke.edu/scholcomm/
  • Sep 16

    How useful is the EU’s gift to libraries?

    How useful is the EU’s gift to libraries?
    On Thursday the European Union’s Court of Justice issued an opinion that allows libraries to digitize books in their holdings and make those digital copies accessible, on site, to patrons.  In a way, this is a remarkable ruling…
  • Sep 2

    MOOCs and student learning

    MOOCs and student learning
    Now that the MOOC on Copyright for Educators and Librarians has finished its first run, it seems like a good time to post some reflections on what I learned from the experience. The first thing I learned is that offering a MOOC takes a lot of…
  • Aug 13

    Who owns that journal? — an update

    Who owns that journal? — an update
    Earlier this year I wrote about a lawsuit involving the Duke University Press and their dispute with the Social Science History Association over who would control the journal Social Science History. A decision from the trial court in North…
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Law Library Blog

Law Library Blog

From the University of British Columbia Law Library.

http://law.library.ubc.ca/category/blog/
  • Sep 15

    New Books at the Law Library – September 15, 2014

    New Books at the Law Library – September 15, 2014
    LAW LIBRARY reference room (level 2): KE787 .P39 2014 Dennis Pavlich, Trusts in Common-Law Canada (Markham: LexisNexis, 2014). LAW LIBRARY level 3: KF1249.4 .R463 American Law Institute, Restatement of the Law Third: Torts: Intentional Torts…
  • Sep 2

    New Books at the Law Library – September 2, 2014

    New Books at the Law Library – September 2, 2014
    LAW LIBRARY level 3: K699 .A84 2015 Robert Leckey, ed., After Legal Equality: Family, Sex, Kinship (Abingdon: Routledge, 2015). LAW LIBRARY level 3: K721.5.A6 Y68 2014 Bram Akkermans, Ernst Marais & Eveline Ramaekers, eds., Property Law…
  • Aug 25

    New Books at the Law Library – August 25, 2014

    New Books at the Law Library – August 25, 2014
    LAW LIBRARY level 3: KE806 .S93 2014 M. Jasmine Sweatman, Powers of Attorney and Capacity: Practice and Procedure (Toronto: Canada Law Book 2014). LAW LIBRARY level 3: KF282 .T73 2014 Susan Bryant, Elliott S. Milstein & Ann C. Shalleck,…
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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
  • Sep 15

    ‘Road to Justice’ Exhibit in Osgoode Library Examines Historical Discriminatory Treatment of Immigrants in Canada

    ‘Road to Justice’ Exhibit in Osgoode Library Examines Historical Discriminatory Treatment of Immigrants in Canada
    Road to Justice, a new exhibit which opens today in the Osgoode Library, documents the historical discriminatory treatment of Chinese Canadians and other immigrants of colour in Canada, the communities’ triumph over racism and the…
  • Sep 11

    A Bounty of Bookplate

    A Bounty of Bookplate
    The Osgoode Library has purchased a modest collection of twenty-eight bookplates of various Canadian legal personages. These bookplates are of interest for biographical, bibliographical and professional reasons, and are also sure to be of…
  • Sep 8

    Online services training

    Online services training
    The Law Library is pleased to offer the following training sessions for upper year and graduate students. (First year students will receive training in the Legal Process class.) Quicklaw/LexisNexis Academic: Monday September 22 from 12:30 to…
Rank this Week: 472

Nevada Supreme Court Library

Nevada Supreme Court Library

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

http://nvsctlawlib.blogspot.com/
  • Sep 15

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

    Westlaw Training (and Free CLE Credit) at the Law Library
    Once again the Law Library is hosting Westlaw training sessions that qualify for CLE credit.  Dates and topics follow.  Seating is limited. Please call the Reference Desk (775-684-1640) to reserve your seat.Wednesday, October 8,…
  • Jun 3

    June Events at the Law Library

    June Events at the Law Library
    We are hosting Westlaw for some CLE training this month, as well as Nevada Legal Services's monthly forms-completion clinics.  6/11/14, 10-11 a.m. - Intermediate Westlaw** - Room 107 - 1.0 hours of general CLE credit6/11/14, 11:15-12:15…
  • Jun 3

    Survey Time!

    Survey Time!
    We here at the Supreme Court Library want to know how you use our website.  Please take a few minutes to complete our short online survey to help us improve our site during the next website redesign. 
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CT Judicial Law Libraries' NewsLog

CT Judicial Law Libraries' NewsLog

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

http://ersa.jud.ct.gov/lawlibnews/Lists/Posts/AllPosts.aspx
  • Sep 15

    Administrative Appeal Supreme Court Opinion - 9/15/2014

    Administrative Appeal Supreme Court Opinion - 9/15/2014
    Category: Recent Decisions;Administrative Appeals Opinions Body: SC19090, SC19091 - FairwindCT, Inc. v. Connecticut Siting Council ("This appeal arises from two petitions for declaratory rulings that the defendant BNE Energy, Inc. (BNE),…
  • Sep 15

    Family Law Appellate Court Opinion - 9/15/2014

    Family Law Appellate Court Opinion - 9/15/2014
    Category: Recent Decisions;Family Opinions Body: AC36030 - Robaczynski v. Robaczynski ("The defendant...appeals from the judgment of the trial court denying his motion for postjudgment modification of unallocated family support and other…
  • Sep 15

    Employment Law Appellate Court Opinion - 9/15/2014

    Employment Law Appellate Court Opinion - 9/15/2014
    Category: Recent Decisions;Employment Opinions;Contract Law Opinions Body: AC35313 - Thoma v. Oxford Performance Materials, Inc. ("On appeal, the defendant claims that the trial court erred in declining to enforce a subsequent employment…
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The Competitive Edge

The Competitive Edge

Musings from the librarians of the Cornell Law Library on library resources, research tips and news.

http://blog.law.cornell.edu/library
  • Sep 15

    Financial Times Online Access Now Available

    Financial Times Online Access Now Available
    The Law Library is pleased to announce that current Cornell faculty, students, and staff may now create Financial Times (FT.com) online accounts at no charge. To create your account, while on campus (using either Cornell eduroam or Red Rover,…
  • Sep 9

    New Books List for September 2014

    New Books List for September 2014
    Every month the Cornell Law Library adds new titles to its collection. The most recent additions for 2014 are posted, here. A few highlights from this month’s additions are featured below. Private Equity at Work: When Wall Street…
  • Sep 4

    No Netflix, No Problem: Law Library DVD Collection

    No Netflix, No Problem: Law Library DVD Collection
    Need a study break but can’t find what you want to watch on Netflix? Check something out from our ever-expanding DVD collection! The collection focuses on feature films and television series, with an emphasis on law, lawyers, public…
Rank this Week: 2795

The BIALL Blog

The BIALL Blog

From the British and Irish Association of Law Librarians.

http://biall.blogspot.com/
  • Sep 15

    Lyon Declaration

    Lyon Declaration
    Lyon Declaration on Access to Information and Development. The "Lyon Declaration" is calling on members of  the United Nations to "... ensure that everyone has access to, and is able to understand, use and share the information…
  • Sep 4

    How to Resolve Business Disputes and Turn Them into Opportunitie

    How to Resolve Business Disputes and Turn Them into Opportunitie
    AUTHOR BIO:Juliet Martin is a freelance writer from Aquarius Trust Groupa collective of inter-related companies which together, offer a full range of company management and trust services.Although it would seem as though conflict and disputes…
  • Sep 1

    Biall Conference 2015 - Call for Papers out now

    Biall Conference 2015 - Call for Papers out now
    The Biall Conference Committee have today launched the Call for Papers for the 2015 Conference.Deadline for submissions: Friday 3rd October 2014.Event details: Hilton Metropole, Brighton Thursday 11th - Saturday 13th June, 2015. …
Rank this Week: 949

The Blackacre Times

The Blackacre Times

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

http://theblackacretimes.com/
  • Sep 15

    Law Library’s Collection

    Law Library’s Collection
    By Mark Stuckey You may be like me and view the Law Library as merely a sensory deprivation chamber, to drown out the distractions of the outside world, so you can get at least some of the school work done that you should have been doing for…
  • Sep 12

    Struggling to find a research topic?

    Struggling to find a research topic?
    It is that time of year when many law students need to pick a research topic. One time-honored method for finding a topic is to look at circuit splits and see if an issue sparks your interest. Bloomberg Law and Bloomberg BNA have made finding…
  • Sep 10

    Researching the Past

    Researching the Past
    Have you ever wanted to travel through time? To see big events in our history as they happened? Unfortunately, no one seems to have invented a time machine yet (still), but you can still get a glimpse of the past using our new America’s…
Rank this Week: 1040