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beSpacific

beSpacific

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

http://www.bespacific.com/
  • Jul 28

    The Surge of Unaccompanied Children from Central America

    The Surge of Unaccompanied Children from Central America
    The Surge of Unaccompanied Children from Central America - Root Causes and Policy Solutions, by Dan Restrepo and Ann Garcia | July 24, 2014 “Over the past few years, and in particular over the past few…
  • Jul 28

    Free Exercise of Religion by Closely Held Corporations – CRS

    Free Exercise of Religion by Closely Held Corporations – CRS
    Free Exercise of Religion by Closely Held Corporations: Implications of Burwell v. Hobby Lobby Stores, Inc. Cynthia Brougher, Legislative Attorney. July 23, 2014 “One of the ongoing controversies related to the Affordable…
  • Jul 28

    How Large-Scale US Surveillance is Harming Journalism, Law and American Democracy

    How Large-Scale US Surveillance is Harming Journalism, Law and American Democracy
    With Liberty to Monitor All - How Large-Scale US Surveillance is Harming Journalism, Law, and American Democracy. Human Rights Watch / ACLU, July 2014. “The United States government today is implementing a wide variety of…
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Slaw

Slaw

A Canadian cooperative weblog on all things legal.

http://www.slaw.ca
  • Jul 28

    Of Authoritativeness and Crowd-Checking

    Of Authoritativeness and Crowd-Checking
    It’s not hard to light up a debate over the digital legal information revolution and its impact on law. There’s plenty of kindling. What’s hard is to pick an issue and keep the blaze contained. And the sources of fuel keep…
  • Jul 28

    Wondering Whether Your Practice Structure Could Expose You to Liability for Other Lawyers’ Work?

    Wondering Whether Your Practice Structure Could Expose You to Liability for Other Lawyers’ Work?
    Lawyers working “in association” need to consider how they may be perceived by clients and the public, since those who hold themselves out as a law firm risk being treated as such by the courts and can expect to be held to the…
  • Jul 28

    Toward a Modernised and More Accessible Justice: Technological Courtroom Management

    Toward a Modernised and More Accessible Justice: Technological Courtroom Management
    The Cyberjustice Laboratory of the Université de Montréal has been developing a courtroom management software application for one year now. Initially, the project, called ISA – a french acronym for « Interface de…
Rank this Week: 62

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
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Oregon Legal Research

Oregon Legal Research

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

http://blog.oregonlegalresearch.com/
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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/
  • Jul 28

    Purge? WTF?! Yet another form of cyberbullying

    Purge? WTF?! Yet another form of cyberbullying
    Wow! Social media has spawned a new form of cyberbullying, and surprise, surprise, it tends to focus on females. Purge happened worldwide on Facebook between July 17 and 19, with supposedly anonymous posts saying whatever folks liked about…
  • Jul 3

    Facebook, Secret Experiments and the Belmont Report

    Facebook, Secret Experiments and the Belmont Report
    Facebook is eating some crow. Again.Most OOTJ readers will have read about Facebook's data scientist, Adam D.I. Kramer and two academic partner running an experiment using Facebook users. The results were published in the Proceedings of the…
  • Jun 14

    Authors Guild, Inc. v. Hathi Trust

    Authors Guild, Inc. v. Hathi Trust
    The 2nd Circuit Court of Appeals has issued a ruling in the case of Authors Guild v. Hathi Trust. See Justia for full text of ALL pleadings including the decision. See Assn. of Research Libraries' posting here for some partisan explanation…
Rank this Week: 1032

Library Boy

Library Boy

Features legal research news. By Michel-Adrien Sheppard.

http://micheladrien.blogspot.com/
  • Jul 28

    Recent Legislative Summaries from Library of Parliament

    Recent Legislative Summaries from Library of Parliament
    The Library of Parliament has recently published a number of legislative summaries describing federal bills:Bill C-17: An Act to amend the Food and Drugs Act: "Bill C - 17, an Act to amend the Food and Drugs Act ( alternative title:…
  • Jul 27

    Law Reform Commission of Saskatchewan Report on Foreclosure Protection

    Law Reform Commission of Saskatchewan Report on Foreclosure Protection
    The Law Reform Commission of Saskatchewan has released a report on the Reform of The Land Contracts (Actions) Act that deals with foreclosure:"Foreclosure involves lengthy legal proceedings taken in the Court of Queen’s Bench and is…
  • Jul 24

    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: Persons with…
Rank this Week: 556

The Daniel R. Coquillette Rare…

The Daniel R. Coquillette Rare Book Room Blog

Covers rare legal books. From the Boston College Law Library.

http://rarebookroom.blogspot.com/
  • Jul 28

    Best wishes to those sitting for the bar!

    Best wishes to those sitting for the bar!
    While browsing through our fabulous legal postcard and ephemera collection from Michael Hoeflich, I ran across several that mention being called to the bar. They inevitably involve a fun drinking pun. Folks just can't help it!So here's to the…
  • Jul 21

    New database for Appeals to the Privy Council

    New database for Appeals to the Privy Council
    A wonderful new resource for legal historians has recently been released online from two familiar faces at Boston College Law School: Sharon Hamby O'Connor, Professor Emerita, and Mary Sarah Bilder, Professor and Lee…
  • Jun 20

    In the trenches with a Springfield justice of the peace...

    In the trenches with a Springfield justice of the peace...
    This slim volume--with a pretty jazzy cover--provides a look at four years in the life of a Massachusetts justice of the peace, in the early days of the United States. Titled Justice Matters, Or a Memorandum of Civil Actions Before William…
Rank this Week: 4683

TSLL TechScans

TSLL TechScans

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

http://tslltechscans.blogspot.com/
  • Jul 28

    RDA new

    RDA new
    Two recent developments around RDA may be of interest.RDA conversion of the LC/NACO Authority file, Phase 3Gary Strawn posted the following announcement concerning plans for phase 3 of the LC/NACO Authority files via several e-mail lists.…
  • Jul 22

    NASIG assumes management of Serialist

    NASIG assumes management of Serialist
    NASIG has has announced that they have assumed management of the longstanding listserv SERIALIST.The full text of the announcement is available at via the NASIG blog.TSLL Tech Scans Blog
  • Jul 16

    Library of Congress Recommended Format Specification

    Library of Congress Recommended Format Specification
    In June the Library of Congress released Recommended Formats Specifications to assist in its acquisitions process. These recommendations were developed with the idea of long-term preservation in mind and take on the analog as well as the…
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The Running Librarian

The Running Librarian

Covers legal publishing and web 2.0. By James Mullan.

http://www.therunninglibrarian.co.uk/
  • Jul 28

    Dinosaur Deal 10k 2014

    Dinosaur Deal 10k 2014
    Yesterday I ran the Dinosaur Deal 10k, which you wont be surprised to learn took place in a very hot and windy Deal. This was the second time I had run this race, the first time was in 2010 when I was recovering from tearing the…
  • Jul 25

    Creating a successful SharePoint intranet

    Creating a successful SharePoint intranet
    Have you just decided that SharePoint is going to be your next intranet, but you're unsure where to start on the implementation process? Fear not as help is on hand in the shape of this excellent presentation from James Robertson.In the…
  • Jul 23

    Are you a digital bridge builder?

    Are you a digital bridge builder?
    I enjoy reading posts by Gerry McGovern and his latest post called "From Intranet to Net-Work: the rise of the digital bridge builder" is an interesting look at the changing role of in intranet managers and those involved in the…
Rank this Week: 1968

Law Library Blog

Law Library Blog

From the University of British Columbia Law Library.

http://law.library.ubc.ca/category/blog/
  • Jul 28

    New Books at the Law Library – July 28, 2014

    New Books at the Law Library – July 28, 2014
    LAW LIBRARY level 3: KE294 .I83 2013 The Law Society of Manitoba, The Manitoba Bar Association and The University of Manitoba Faculty of Law, Human Rights Challenges & Achievements [Winnipeg: Law Society of Manitoba, 2013] LAW LIBRARY…
  • Jul 21

    New Books at the Law Library – July 21, 2014

    New Books at the Law Library – July 21, 2014
    LAW LIBRARY level 3: K487.G45 E97 2014 Irus Braverman et al., eds., The Expanding Spaces of Law: A Timely Legal Geography (Stanford: Stanford Law Books, 2014). LAW LIBRARY level 3: KD5020 .L44 2014 Shaunnaugh Dorsett & John McLaren, eds.,…
  • Jul 14

    New Books at the Law Library – July 14, 2014

    New Books at the Law Library – July 14, 2014
    LAW LIBRARY level 3: E92 .A74 2014 Michael Asch, On Being Here to Stay: Treaties and Aboriginal Rights in Canada (Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 2014). LAW LIBRARY level 3: K1420.5 .H33 2014 Blayne Haggart, Copyfight: The Global…
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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/
Rank this Week: 1925

Due Process

Due Process

By the Georgetown Law Library.

https://blogs.commons.georgetown.edu/dueprocess/
  • Jul 28

    Fourth Circuit overturns Virginia same-sex marriage ban

    Fourth Circuit overturns Virginia same-sex marriage ban
    The Fourth Circuit today announced its decision (2-1; Judge Floyd wrote the majority opinion) in Bostic v. Schaefer (No. 14-1167) affirming the district court for the Eastern District of Virginia in holding that Virginia’s ban on…
  • Jul 25

    Stay Current on the Legal Profession

    Stay Current on the Legal Profession
    Looking to stay current on the legal profession? Want to find out about recent trends in law firm hiring? What is the male/female ratio of law firm partners? There are practice specific blogs, journals and other resources linked in the…
  • Jul 18

    Georgetown Librarians attend the American Association of Law Libraries Conference

    Georgetown Librarians attend the American Association of Law Libraries Conference
            Every year law librarians from across the country gather at the American Association of Law Libraries annual meeting. This year’s meeting was held in San Antonio, Texas. Georgetown Law…
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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
  • Jul 28

    Insurance Law Supreme Court Opinion - 7/28/2014

    Insurance Law Supreme Court Opinion - 7/28/2014
    Category: Recent Decisions;Insurance Law Opinions;Declaratory Judgment Opinions Body: SC19089 - Travelers Casualty & Surety Co. of America v. Netherlands Ins. Co. ("Travelers sought and received a judgment from the trial court declaring,…
  • Jul 28

    Contract Law Appellate Court Opinion - 7/28/2014

    Contract Law Appellate Court Opinion - 7/28/2014
    Category: Recent Decisions;Contract Law Opinions;Declaratory Judgment Opinions Body: AC35353 - Girolametti v. Rizzo Corp ("The plaintiff...appeals from the judgment of the trial court granting the application to confirm an arbitration award…
  • Jul 28

    Tort Law Appellate Court Opinions - 7/28/2014

    Tort Law Appellate Court Opinions - 7/28/2014
    Category: Recent Decisions;Tort Law Opinions Body: AC34778 - Nodoushani v. Southern Connecticut State University (False arrest; "This appeal arises from an incident in which the individual defendants, acting in their capacities as…
Rank this Week: 1087

Vermont Law School's Library Blog

Vermont Law School's Library Blog

Covers legal news and information about the library.

http://vlslibrary.wordpress.com
  • Jul 28

    Lawyers & the Booker Prize

    Lawyers & the Booker Prize
    Since the Booker prize, awarded to the best novel of the year, was launched in 1969, it has been fascinating to see which novels get nominated. Not only is the prize prestigious but the winner receives the substantial sum of … Continue…
  • Jul 14

    HeinOnline enhancement

    HeinOnline enhancement
    Most, if not all of the readers of this blog, are familiar with HeinOnline, and recognize it as one of the best sources for PDF versions of law review articles.  You may not however be familiar with all of the … Continue reading…
  • Jul 9

    Database of the Month for July — InsideEPA.com

    Database of the Month for July — InsideEPA.com
    InsideEPA.com is a news awareness service from EPA that covers federal environmental policy, state activities, and international issues. Hundreds of environmental documents are added every week to a database that already comprises thousands…
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Library Stuff

Library Stuff

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

http://www.librarystuff.net
  • Jul 28

    Miami-Dade mayor lets higher library-tax ceiling stand

    Miami-Dade mayor lets higher library-tax ceiling stand
    “Miami-Dade Mayor Carlos Gimenez won’t veto a higher property tax rate ceiling for libraries set by county commissioners. Mike Hernández, Gimenez’s spokesman, said Friday that the mayor decided to let the…
  • Jul 28

    The Low-Tech Appeal of Little Free Librarie

    The Low-Tech Appeal of Little Free Librarie
    When a 36-year-old bibliophile in Daegu, South Korea, sat down at his computer and googled the word “library,” he didn’t expect to find anything particularly noteworthy. But as DooSun You scrolled through the results, an…
  • Jul 24

    8 Are Removed as Queens Library Trustee

    8 Are Removed as Queens Library Trustee
    “Eight members of the Queens Library board of trustees were dismissed on Wednesday by Mayor Bill de Blasio and the borough president, Melinda Katz, according to the mayor’s office. The board members were removed after they voted…
Rank this Week: 244

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
  • Jul 28

    July 28, 1914 – State of War with Serbia Declared

    July 28, 1914 – State of War with Serbia Declared
    This is a guest post by Jim Martin, senior legal information analyst at the Law Library of Congress.  Jim has written some of our most popular posts over the years including The Articles of Confederation.  On June 28, 1914, Archduke…
  • Jul 25

    An Introduction to Animal Law

    An Introduction to Animal Law
    This is a guest post by Ashley Sundin who was an intern with the Law Library’s Public Services Division this summer. Animal law is a rapidly growing area of law, especially in the past decade.  The human–animal interaction…
  • Jul 24

    What Legal Processes are Available to the Journalists Imprisoned in Egypt?

    What Legal Processes are Available to the Journalists Imprisoned in Egypt?
    The following is a guest post by George Sadek, a senior legal research analyst at the Law Library of Congress.  George has previously written various posts related to Egyptian law for In Custodia Legis, including about the constitutional…
Rank this Week: 310

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
  • Jul 28

    OPINION: Core-Mark v. Board of Livestock

    OPINION: Core-Mark v. Board of Livestock
    The Montana Supreme Court has issued an Opinion in the following matter: CIVIL – JUDICIAL REVIEW DA 13-0595, 2014 MT 197, CORE-MARK INTERNATIONAL, INC., Petitioner and Appellant, v. MONTANA BOARD OF LIVESTOCK and MONTANA DEPARTMENT OF…
  • Jul 23

    OPINION: Matter of J.A.L.

    OPINION: Matter of J.A.L.
    The Montana Supreme Court has issued an Opinion in the following matter: CIVIL – GUARDIAN/CONSERVATOR DA 13-0767, 2014 MT 196, IN THE MATTER OF: J.A.L., An Incapacitated Person.
  • Jul 23

    UNPUBLISHED OPINION: Marriage of Beach

    UNPUBLISHED OPINION: Marriage of Beach
    The Montana Supreme Court has issued an Unpublished Opinion in the following matter: CIVIL – DOMESTIC RELATIONS DA 13-0633, 2014 MT 195N, IN RE THE MARRIAGE OF: DOUG R. BEACH, Petitioner and Appellant, v. ELIZABETH O. BEACH, n/k/a…
Rank this Week: 20

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/
  • Jul 28

    Good Luck on the Bar Exam!

    Good Luck on the Bar Exam!
    You have worked hard and studied hard so are prepared for the start of the NY State Bar exam tomorrow.  Exercise and get a good nights rest. Good Luck!Ernster, the Virtual Library Cat
  • Jul 27

    Online Research Resources: TaxCore (BNA)

    Online Research Resources: TaxCore (BNA)
    If you are interested in a publication that contains full text congressional tax bills, IRS regulations and guidance, court decisions, official reports, then take a look at BNA's TaxCore. The publication also provides statements,…
  • Jul 26

    Historic Computer Experience

    Historic Computer Experience
    Those studying for the Bar exam need a break, and it's summer for everyone, so enjoy this slide show revealing the dramatic changes in web design since nine of the most popular websites--including Google, Facebook, and the New York…
Rank this Week: 623

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/
  • Jul 28

    Now through August 27, 2014, you can help…

    Now through August 27, 2014, you can help the law library test-drive a new database! We're always looking for more content for our patrons, and the latest is ProQuest Legislative Insight. Access is good through August 27, 2014, so please give…
  • Jul 25

    Casetext Update

    Casetext Update
    We wrote about Casetext in April; now there's new news: Casetext is transitioning to a new site, currently available at http://beta.casetext.com. As part of the transition process Casetext has temporarily frozen the old database of cases.…
  • Jul 23

    Coping with Bar Exam Stre

    Coping with Bar Exam Stre
    As the bar exam nears, stress often increases.  We have posted about mindfulness as a way to cope with exam stress.  The Moritz Law Library is developing a collection in the reserve room with a variety of health and wellness titles, from…
Rank this Week: 705

Scholarly Communications @ Duke

Scholarly Communications @ Duke

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

http://blogs.library.duke.edu/scholcomm/
  • Jul 28

    Planning for musical obsolescence

    Planning for musical obsolescence
    Gustavo Dudamel is one of the most celebrated conductors of his generation.  As Music Director of both the Los Angeles Philharmonic and the Simon Bolivar Orchestra of Venezuela, he has built a solid and enthusiastic following amongst…
  • Jul 14

    Attention, intention and value

    Attention, intention and value
    How should we understand the value of academic publications?  That was the question addressed at the ALA Annual Conference last month during the SPARC/ACRL Forum.  The forum is the highlight of each ALA conference for me because it…
  • Jun 11

    A win, oddly

    A win, oddly
    Because I am on vacation this week and have very intermittent Internet access, I am hardly the first to announce that the Second Circuit Court of Appeals affirmed the lower court decision (mostly) in the Authors Guild v. HathiTrust lawsuit. I…
Rank this Week: 485

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/
  • Jul 28

    Library Hours for Summer Break

    Library Hours for Summer Break
    The Library will be open the following hours over summer break: Monday – Friday  8am – 5pm Saturday – Closed Sunday – Closed Enjoy the rest of your summer!
  • Jul 25

    Health Law “Hot Topics” Student Writing Opportunity

    Health Law “Hot Topics” Student Writing Opportunity
    The ABA Health Law Section is looking for students to write for their “Hot Topics” electronic publication. Contributors write a short summaries or reviews of a selected articles from the most recent issue of The Health Lawyer.…
  • Jul 24

    Benchbook on International Law

    Benchbook on International Law
    Inspired by the Benchbook for U.S. District Court Judges, the American Society of International Law has published the Benchbook on International Law, a book available for free online. The Benchbook is a “hands-on introduction to…
Rank this Week: 592

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
Rank this Week: 768

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/
  • Jul 28

    BAILII: Recent Decision

    BAILII: Recent Decision
    Supreme Court FHR European Ventures LLP & Ors v Cedar Capital Partners LLC [2014] UKSC 45 (16 July 2014) Sandiford, R (on the application of) v The Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs [2014] UKSC 44 (16 July 2014)…
  • Jul 28

    Coventry and others (Respondents) v Lawrence and another (Appellants) – Supreme Court

    Coventry and others (Respondents) v Lawrence and another (Appellants) – Supreme Court
    Coventry and others (Respondents) v Lawrence and another (Appellants) [2014] UKSC 46 (YouTube) Supreme Court, 23rd July 2014 Source: www.youtube.com/user/UKSupremeCourt
  • Jul 28

    HRA damages awarded in date rape cases – UK Human Rights Blog

    HRA damages awarded in date rape cases – UK Human Rights Blog
    ‘This is an important summary of the principles applicable to HR damages, particularly in circumstances where there have been other payments already made arguably in respect of the acts in question. So it should be first port of call if…
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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
  • Jul 28

    Recent Acquisitions, July 21 – July 28, 2014

    Recent Acquisitions, July 21 – July 28, 2014
    9 new acquisitions in Osgoode Hall Law School Library, including 6 from 2014: Intergroup relations in the southern plateau Anastasio, Angelo, 1914- E 78 N77 A53 1955 Intergroup relations in the southern plateau 1955 iv, 124 leaves : ill.,…
  • Jul 25

    Alexander Buchanan (1798-1851) and His Books: Part 1

    Alexander Buchanan (1798-1851) and His Books: Part 1
    It may simply be an instance of the Baader-Meinhof phenomenon, but it seems like everywhere I turn in our rare book room I run into vestiges of Alexander Buchanan. As a reasonably important historical figure, it’s not surprising to see…
  • Jul 21

    Recent Acquisitions, July 14 – July 21, 2014

    Recent Acquisitions, July 14 – July 21, 2014
    37 new acquisitions in Osgoode Hall Law School Library, including 28 from 2014: Decolonizing enlightenment : transnational justice,… Dhawan, Nikita,, Kumar, Navneet, JC 571 D42 2014 Decolonizing enlightenment : transnational justice,…
Rank this Week: 754

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
  • Jul 27

    Emerald migration in August

    Emerald migration in August
    In August 2014, Emerald will migrate its research content to Atypon’s Literatum. Content will remain accessible via and Emerald (http://library.hku.hk/record=b1812913) and Emerald Management First (http://library.hku.hk/record=b4859116)…
  • Jul 10

    CNKI Beijing site scheduled maintenance 12 July 0-6 A.M.

    CNKI Beijing site scheduled maintenance 12 July 0-6 A.M.
    Due to system maintenance, the download function on the CNKI Beijing site will be suspended during 0-6 AM on 12th July, Saturday. Readers can still search and access the abstracts but they will not be able to download any full-text during…
  • Jun 24

    BioOne Website Scheduled Maintenance June 28, 2014

    BioOne Website Scheduled Maintenance June 28, 2014
    BioOne website will be undergoing maintenance starting June 28, 2014. Scheduled downtime will begin at 9:30 a.m. and may last up to 4 hours. During this time content and services on bioone.org will be unavailable. addthis_url =…
Rank this Week: 184

Legal Research is EASY

Legal Research is EASY

Covers basic legal research. By Bret Christensen.

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

    Ready, Aim....

    Ready, Aim....
    I've been in the legal business for about 25 years.  During that time I've seen the law go up and down and left and right, sideways, crossways, and every which way but loose.  In the last few years, though, I've noticed a number of…
  • Jul 23

    They're gonna get you

    They're gonna get you
    Whether or not you believe in a god does not distract from the fact that I suspect there is a higher power that is making fun of people on a daily basis.  I mean, how in blazes can anyone explain the duck-billed platypus and not think…
  • Jul 10

    Show me the money

    Show me the money
    In other news is a story about a woman who was hired as a live-in nanny who stopped working as a live-in nanny, claimed some cockamamie story about being disabled, got fired as a live-in nanny, won't leave the house, only comes out…
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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
Rank this Week: 97

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
  • Jul 26

    Law & Econ Workshops for Law Professors—Arlington, VA, and Duck Key, FL

    Law & Econ Workshops for Law Professors—Arlington, VA, and Duck Key, FL
    The Law & Economics Center at George Mason University School of Law invites applications for three upcoming LEC Workshops for Law Professors: LEC Workshop for Law Professors on Austrian Law & Economics, Oct. 1-3, 2014 LEC-PERC…
  • Jul 26

    Innovation Economics—Chicago, IL

    Innovation Economics—Chicago, IL
    The Searle Center on Law, Regulation, and Economic Growth (Northwestern Law) invites paper submissions for its Eighth Annual Conference on Innovation Economics, which will take place June 18-19, 2015. The submission deadline is Feb. 9, 2015.…
  • Jul 26

    Energy Regulation: Legal & Regulatory Issues, Obstacles & Opportunities in Electricity Markets—Chicago, IL

    Energy Regulation: Legal & Regulatory Issues, Obstacles & Opportunities in Electricity Markets—Chicago, IL
    The Searle Center on Law Regulation and Economic Growth (Northwestern Law) presents the Third Annual Conference on Energy Regulation: Legal and Regulatory Issues, Obstacles, and Opportunities in Electricity Markets Nov. 13-14, 2014. mw
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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/
  • Jul 26

    Death Penalty Ruled Unconstitutuional

    Death Penalty Ruled Unconstitutuional
    After the recent July 16, 2014 Order Declaring California’s Death Penalty System Unconstitutional by the United States District Court for the Central District Of California in the case of Jones v. Chappell, users at the Brooklyn Law…
  • Jul 16

    Recent Ruling: 5th Circuit Upholds UT at Austin’s Admissions Policy

    Recent Ruling: 5th Circuit Upholds UT at Austin’s Admissions Policy
    Yesterday, the United States Court of Appeals for the 5th Circuit, applying strict scrutiny, upheld the University of Texas at Austin’s admissions policies. The court held that “to deny UT Austin its limited use of race in its…
  • Jul 11

    New on Library Website: OneSearch

    New on Library Website: OneSearch
    The next time you visit the library’s website, you’ll notice we’ve made a change to our home page.  Instead of a search box for our SARA catalog, you can now search the catalog plus multiple databases using our new…
Rank this Week: 2043

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/
  • Jul 26

    Studying law in prison helps convict win freedom

    Studying law in prison helps convict win freedom
    The ABA Journal online has an interesting (and inspiring) article today about Rodell Sanders, a Chicago man who spent 20 years in prison for murder. Sanders decided to learn the law while he was in jail, and committed himself to studying law…
  • Jul 25

    .These shoes were made for walking...

    .These shoes were made for walking...
    The Wall Street Journal reports that Ducere, a company in India, has come up with a new entry in the "wearable technology" field: the Lechal smart shoe, aka "interactive haptic footwear".  The shoes are bluetooth-enabled so that they can…
  • Jul 23

    New additions to Historical Newspapers database

    New additions to Historical Newspapers database
    The University Library System reports new additions to their ProQuest Historical Newspapers database. They have completed the collection of Black Newspapers (9 titles total) and added the 4 titles of the American Jewish Newspaper collection.…
Rank this Week: 782

Law Library of Congress: News and…

Law Library of Congress: News and Events

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

http://www.loc.gov/law/news/
  • Jul 25

    Magna Carta Lecture Series - Selecting and Conserving Primary Source

    Magna Carta Lecture Series - Selecting and Conserving Primary Source
    Date: Wednesday, August 20, 2014 Time: 1:00 p.m. Place: Library of Congress, James Madison Building, Mary Pickford Theater, 101 Independence Ave. S.E., Washington, D.C. 20540 The Law Library of Congress is hosting a lecture series in…
  • Jul 16

    Library Collaborates with ABA to Create Traveling Facsimile Exhibition on Magna Carta

    Library Collaborates with ABA to Create Traveling Facsimile Exhibition on Magna Carta
    The Library of Congress, €”which opens its on-site exhibition "Magna Carta: Muse and Mentor" in November €”is joining the American Bar Association (ABA) in commemorating the 800th anniversary of the great charter by…
  • Jul 3

    Top 10 In Custodia Legis Posts for the First 6 Months of 2014

    Top 10 In Custodia Legis Posts for the First 6 Months of 2014
    What have been the most viewed posts on the Law Library of Congress blog, In Custodia Legis, for the first half of 2014? 1. Advanced Search, Browse, and Appropriations Tables Added to Congress.gov 2. Spring Forward, Fall back - It's Daylight…
Rank this Week: 1262

UB Law Library Blog

UB Law Library Blog

Features news from the UB Law Library.

http://libweb.lib.buffalo.edu/blog/law
  • Jul 25

    Law Library schedule for Late Summer beginning July 29

    Law Library schedule for Late Summer beginning July 29
    The Law Library’s schedule for Late Summer will begin on Tuesday, July 29, as follows: Open Monday-Friday from 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Closed Saturday-Sunday. The Law Library will be open from 9:00 a.m. – 9:00 p.m. on Monday,…
  • Jul 17

    Who You Calling Friend?

    Who You Calling Friend?
    I have often claimed that I make friends wherever I go. Since that’s not really always true, I find it immensely reassuring to know that there is one place I can go where I’ll be identified as a “friend.” No,…
  • Jul 15

    Have Flag, Will Claim

    Have Flag, Will Claim
    All I have to say after skimming the news this Tuesday morning is that I clearly was not loved enough as a child. Back in the day when I announced my intentions to become a princess, all I got was laughter. But when seven year old Emily…
Rank this Week: 3290

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 25

    Rulemaking under the Affordable Care Act

    Rulemaking under the Affordable Care Act
    Need help in locating the regulations, reports and guidance documents issued for the Affordable Care Act? The BC Law Library's Knowledge Mosaic database is an excellent tool in tracking Affordable Care Act developments. Using the Law…
  • Jul 21

    New database for Appeals to the Privy Council

    New database for Appeals to the Privy Council
    A wonderful new resource for legal historians has recently been released online from two familiar faces at Boston College Law School: Sharon Hamby O'Connor, Professor Emerita, and Mary Sarah Bilder, Professor and Lee…
  • Jul 11

    Lexis Advance will have a new look!

    Lexis Advance will have a new look!
    Later this summer, Lexis Advance will launch its new user interface. In addition to aesthetic changes for a modern and clean look, the new design will also re-tool many of the searching and filtering functions, all aimed to make your reading,…
Rank this Week: 1416

ZiefBrief

ZiefBrief

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

http://ziefbrief.typepad.com/ziefbrief/
  • Jul 24

    USF's HeinOnline Now Includes Fastcase Caselaw Feature

    USF's HeinOnline Now Includes Fastcase Caselaw Feature
    USF's new Fastcase Premium subscription has let us integrate Fastcase caselaw features into HeinOnline. Some of the noteworthy features of this integration are: You can search caselaw from within HeinOnline via the new "Fastcase"…
  • Jul 10

    Words & Phrases Now Available on WestlawNext

    Words & Phrases Now Available on WestlawNext
    We're pleased to see the return of Words & Phrases on WestlawNext. Words & Phrases is a West-published resource that allows researchers to locate judicial definitions of a particular phrase or word. For example, let's say you need to…
  • Jul 2

    Westlaw Classic is Gone

    Westlaw Classic is Gone
    Westlaw Classic, the "old" Westlaw interface, is no longer available on our campus. If you need help using WestlawNext, please ask a librarian!
Rank this Week: 1780

LibraryLaw Blog

LibraryLaw Blog

Covers issues concerning libraries and the law. By Peter Hirtle, Raizel Liebler, Mary Minow and Susan Nevelow Mart.

http://blog.librarylaw.com/librarylaw/
Rank this Week: 1897

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/
  • Jul 24

    NILL added new content to 6 Indian Law Bulletins on 7/24

    NILL added new content to 6 Indian Law Bulletins on 7/24
    Thanks to Courtney Hall, our new volunteer, for her great work on these bulletins!   * U.S. Courts of Appeals Bulletin - find case summaries and links to source documents at:http://www.narf.org/nill/bulletins/cta/2014cta.htmlUnited…
  • Jul 17

    NILL added new content to 5 Indian Law Bulletins on 7/17

    NILL added new content to 5 Indian Law Bulletins on 7/17
    The National Indian Law Library would be pleased to help you locate any resources featured in the Indian Law Bulletins. Use the AskNILL service at http://www.narf.org/contact/library.htm.* U.S. Courts of Appeals…
  • Jul 16

    2014 Symposium on Wyoming's Big Horn General Stream Adjudication

    2014 Symposium on Wyoming's Big Horn General Stream Adjudication
    September 10-12, 2014, the University of Wyoming College of Law is hosting a symposium on the Big Horn general stream adjudication as it draws to a close after nearly four decades.  Presenters will examine the adjudication historically…
Rank this Week: 1238

TMLL Library News

TMLL Library News

Covers current affairs, legal research, statutes and weblogs. From the Thurgood Marshall Law Library at the University of Maryland School of Law.

http://umlaw.typepad.com/tmll_news/
  • Jul 24

    Audio Casebooks for Cla

    Audio Casebooks for Cla
    Did you ever wish there was an easier way to read those assigned cases for your classes? Then take a look at AudioCaseFiles. The Thurgood Marshall Law Library has recently acquired a subscription to LexisNexis CourtroomCast. One component of…
  • Jul 14

    Utility Work at the Law School

    Utility Work at the Law School
    The City of Baltimore’s Bureau of Water and Wastewater will be performing utility work after 9:00pm on Tuesday, July 15th. During this time (9:00pm Tuesday, July15th 2013 to 5:00am Wednesday, July 16th) water service will be temporarily…
  • Jul 8

    Construction Season Is Upon U

    Construction Season Is Upon U
    We apologize in advance for the noise caused by the window construction taking place on the Paca side of the library. The drilling will only occur between 6:00 a.m. and 11:00 a.m. during the week. The construction is estimated to take two…
Rank this Week: 3446

AALL's Washington Blawg

AALL's Washington Blawg

From the American Association of Law Libraries.

http://aallwash.wordpress.com
  • Jul 24

    Register Now: “Making the Most of Midterms” Online Advocacy Training August 27

    Register Now: “Making the Most of Midterms” Online Advocacy Training August 27
    By Elizabeth Holland With midterm elections just around the corner, the coming months will offer many occasions for law librarian advocacy in your home state or district. Learn how to capitalize on these important opportunities at…
  • Jul 22

    AALL Files Comments in Net Neutrality Proceeding

    AALL Files Comments in Net Neutrality Proceeding
    By Elizabeth Holland The American Association of Law Libraries (AALL), the Association of Academic Health Sciences Libraries (AAHSL), the Medical Library Association (MLA), and the Special Libraries Association (SLA) filed comments together…
  • Jul 1

    July Washington E-Bulletin

    July Washington E-Bulletin
    The July issue of the Washington E-Bulletin is available now on AALLNET. IN THIS ISSUEVol. 2014, Issue 07 A LOOK AHEAD Annual Meeting Edition ACT NOW Save the Date! August 27 Online Advocacy Training AALL IN THE STATES ALLA and SEAALL Urge…
Rank this Week: 1643

ThomChat

ThomChat

Thomas Jefferson School of Law Library Blog

http://tjsllibrary.wordpress.com
Rank this Week: 1057

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 24

    New Environmental Library Acquisitions — Week of July 14th

    New Environmental Library Acquisitions — Week of July 14th
    FEATURED BOOK Fukushima: The Story of a Nuclear Disaster.  Fukushima is a 309 page text authored by David Lochbaum, Edwin Lyman, Susan Q. Stranahan and the Union of Concerned Scientists. This book discusses the nuclear accident that…
  • Jul 23

    Southern District Judge Permits Seizure of Entire Email Account

    Southern District Judge Permits Seizure of Entire Email Account
    A recent decision by Southern District Magistrate Judge Gabriel Gorenstein analogizes emails accounts to computer hard drives, permitting seizure of an entire email account by a law enforcement agency with a warrant in a money-laundering…
  • Jul 15

    2014 January Admits Show Off Their Advocacy Skill

    2014 January Admits Show Off Their Advocacy Skill
    Pace Law School hosted the Annual First Year Louis V. Fasulo Moot Court Competition for the January Start Class on July 9th and 10th, 2014. About 40 lawyers and judges participated as judges for the competition. The students were well…
Rank this Week: 1933

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/
  • Jul 24

    Tech Thursday: How To Avoid A Dead Android Battery

    Tech Thursday: How To Avoid A Dead Android Battery
    Tired of pulling out your phone and realizing your battery is about to die? Techlicious' Elizabeth Harper's article, "What's Draining Your Android Battery?" lists some steps you can take to conserve battery power. You can read her article…
  • Jul 17

    Tech Thursday: The Correct Way To Completely Erase Data On Your Phone

    Tech Thursday: The Correct Way To Completely Erase Data On Your Phone
    Did you buy a new phone? Don't just throw your old one out, there may be sensitive data on it. Fox Van Allen's article, "Study: Wiping Your Android Phone Doesn't Erase All Your Data" details a new study from security...
  • Jul 15

    Ohio Bar Exam Moving to Columbus Convention Center for July Exam

    Ohio Bar Exam Moving to Columbus Convention Center for July Exam
    Many of you may remember taking the Bar Exam in Columbus at Veterans Memorial building. However, Vet's, which has served as exam HQ for over 50 years, is going to be demolished. As a result, the Ohio Supreme Court is...
Rank this Week: 990

The Blackacre Times

The Blackacre Times

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

http://theblackacretimes.com/
  • Jul 24

    Ace the Interview and Get a Job

    Ace the Interview and Get a Job
    With the big Career Fair coming up next week (Tuesday, July 29), I know many of you have interviews. Are you starting to get a little nervous but doing your best to ignore the jitters? Honestly, the best approach to the process is to not…
  • Jul 22

    Bar Exam Logistic

    Bar Exam Logistic
    With the Georgia Bar Exam quickly approaching, here are a couple of logistical questions you need to decide before the first day of exams: 1. Know the exam date. 2. Know the exam schedule. 3. Decide on where you will stay. Family, Friends,…
  • Jul 18

    Library Hours for Remainder of Summer

    Library Hours for Remainder of Summer
    The library’s hours will be affected by several law school events over the next few weeks. Below are the hours when we’ll be open until the start of Fall semester. Exams (July 18-28) Library Hours Reference Hours Public Hours…
Rank this Week: 1170

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/
  • Jul 23

    History of Securities Regulation

    History of Securities Regulation
    Check out the Securities and Exchange Commission Historical Society, a virtual museum with lots of fascinating content: a timeline, original documents, oral histories, and more. It even includes film clips, such as a newsreel of SEC chairman…
  • Jul 17

    Reference Office Hours Change for Tuesday, July 22

    Reference Office Hours Change for Tuesday, July 22
    The Reference Office will be closed for a short time on Tuesday, July 22, from 12:30- 2pm so that staff may attend a meeting.The Law Library will be open its full schedule that day, 8am - 5pm.
  • Jul 14

    When to Stop Researching

    When to Stop Researching
    Many legal researchers struggle with the question: When can I stop researching?No one answer is appropriate for all situations. Consider:Costs. If you're handling a case worth millions of dollars, it is worth spending extra time looking…
Rank this Week: 624

The Gavel

The Gavel

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

http://law.okcu.edu/?cat=19
  • Jul 23

    Examining superheroes & the law as Batman turns 75

    Examining superheroes & the law as Batman turns 75
    DC Entertainment has named July 23 “Batman Day” and this year he turns 75. In honor of this, we’re highlighting some of the resources where you can learn about the legal issues and lawyers in the worlds of superheroes:Law…
  • Jul 23

    Get to Work :: Symplicity Job of the Day

    Get to Work :: Symplicity Job of the Day
    2015-2016 Bristow Fellowship Program US Department of Justice (Washington, DC) Office of the Solicitor GeneralFor program details and application procedures, 3L/4L students and recent graduates may log into Symplicity and query the Job…
  • Jul 8

    Adventures of a Traveling Law Librarian: Philadelphia!

    Adventures of a Traveling Law Librarian: Philadelphia!
    I recently visited Philadelphia on vacation.  Philly is one of my favorite places to visit, since I love history, I love food, and I love law libraries.  On this trip, I visited the Drexel University School of Law Legal Research…
Rank this Week: 515

Law Librarians

Law Librarians

By Mark Giangrande and Joe Hodnicki.

http://llb2.com/
  • Jul 23

    Court Holds West, Lexis Legal Briefs Offering Is Fair Use

    Court Holds West, Lexis Legal Briefs Offering Is Fair Use
    One of the running issues I had been following is the attempt to copyright legal briefs with the intention to gain royalties or prevent others from using them.  The particular case that litigates the issue is White v. West Publishing…
  • Jul 11

    2014 Fastcase 50 Award Recipients Announced

    2014 Fastcase 50 Award Recipients Announced
    From the press release: The Fastcase 50 highlights entrepreneurs, innovators, and trailblazers — people who have charted a new course for the delivery of legal services. In law firms with new delivery models, legal tech startups, and…
  • Jun 17

    Supreme Court Action: Sovereign Immunity by Foreign Nations in Post-Judgment Discovery

    Supreme Court Action: Sovereign Immunity by Foreign Nations in Post-Judgment Discovery
    The third case decided by the Supreme Court on Monday comes from litigation surrounding Argentina’s external debt default in 2001.  The case is Republic of Argentina v. NML Capital, Ltd. (12-842). As Justice Scalia tells us,…
Rank this Week: 1823