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Law Librarians

Law Librarians

By Mark Giangrande and Joe Hodnicki.

http://llb2.com/
  • Jul 26

    Diversity, inclusion, and equal opportunity in the armed service

    Diversity, inclusion, and equal opportunity in the armed service
    In light of President Trump’s recent threat to ban transgender individuals from serving in the military, perhaps someone will have the courage to give him this featured CRS report. Granted, Trump is not known for reading…
  • Jul 26

    Is artificial intelligence causing a premature disruption in legal research?

    Is artificial intelligence causing a premature disruption in legal research?
    Here’s the abstract for Jamie Baker’s 2017 A Legal Research Odyssey: Artificial Intelligence as Disruptor: Cognitive computing is revolutionizing finance through the ability to combine structured and unstructured data and provide…
  • Jul 26

    Trump administration’s 6-month record on transparency: a Sunlight Foundation report

    Trump administration’s 6-month record on transparency: a Sunlight Foundation report
    From the introduction of the Sunlight Foundation’s On Trump, transparency and democracy (July 20, 2017): Over the first six months of this young presidency, President Donald J. Trump’s approach to the office has been characterized…
Rank this Week: 858

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 26

    An Interview with Conleth Burns, Foreign Law Intern

    An Interview with Conleth Burns, Foreign Law Intern
    Today’s interview is with Conleth Burns, a foreign law intern working this summer in the Global Legal Research Directorate (GLRD) of the Law Library of Congress. Describe your background. I grew up on a farm in a small rural…
  • Jul 25

    On the Shelf – Library Treatie

    On the Shelf – Library Treatie
    As we’ve noted in the blog before, the Class K schedule was not completed until the 1960s.  Prior to that, law material was either classified under the old “LAW” scheme or in the JX class. Our serials cataloger, Brian…
  • Jul 24

    A Few of my Favorite Things (and People) . . .

    A Few of my Favorite Things (and People) . . .
    This is a guest post by Tammie Nelson, project manager for Congress.gov. Tammie reflects on her time at the Library of Congress as she prepares to depart to begin work on a PhD in information studies at the University of Maryland…
Rank this Week: 308

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 26

    OPINIONS – July 25, 2017

    OPINIONS – July 25, 2017
    Clark Fork Coalition v. Tubbs DA 15-0746 2017 MT 184 Civil – Declaratory Judgment Ford v. Michael et al. DA 17-0119 2017 MT 183N Civil – Damages State v. R. Bullock DA 15-0460 2017 MT 182 Criminal – Other DeTienne v.…
  • Jul 26

    CORRECTED OPINION – July 24, 2017

    CORRECTED OPINION – July 24, 2017
    Sacrison v. Evjene et al. DA 16-0699 2017 MT 170 Civil – Quiet Title
  • Jul 18

    OPINIONS – July 18, 2017

    OPINIONS – July 18, 2017
    State v. J. Springer DA 16-0044 2017 MT 179N Criminal – DUI-Felony Marriage of Axelberg DA 16-0412 2017 MT 178N Civil – Domestic Relations State v. F. Torres DA 15-0702 2017 MT 177 Criminal – Assault-Partner/Family Ganoung…
Rank this Week: 34

Slaw

Slaw

A Canadian cooperative weblog on all things legal.

http://www.slaw.ca
  • Jul 26

    Transport Canada Publishes Draft Drone Rules – Still Not Hobbyist Friendly

    Transport Canada Publishes Draft Drone Rules – Still Not Hobbyist Friendly
    In March I wrote about Transport Canada’s overly restrictive drone rules. A few weeks ago they lightened those rules a bit. Transport Canada just released draft permanent rules for comment. They propose a complex set of rules that vary…
  • Jul 26

    Wednesday: What’s Hot on CanLII

    Wednesday: What’s Hot on CanLII
    Each Wednesday we tell you which three English-language cases and which French-language case have been the most viewed* on CanLII and we give you a small sense of what the cases are about. For this last week: 1. Saugeen First Nation v Ontario…
  • Jul 26

    Client Relationship Report Card: A for Effort?

    Client Relationship Report Card: A for Effort?
    Though the market is more competitive now than ever, new revenue opportunities arise regularly. One of the keys to taking advantage of them is through strong relationships and a robust network of contacts. It should also go without saying…
Rank this Week: 78

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 26

    Disgraced surgeon Ian Paterson struck off by tribunal – BBC New

    Disgraced surgeon Ian Paterson struck off by tribunal – BBC New
    ‘Disgraced breast surgeon Ian Paterson who carried out unnecessary cancer operations has been struck off.’ Full StoryBBC News, 25th July 2017Source: www.bbc.co.uk
  • Jul 26

    Stephen Lawrence killer gets legal aid for compensation claim – Daily Telegraph

    Stephen Lawrence killer gets legal aid for compensation claim – Daily Telegraph
    ‘One of the killers of Stephen Lawrence has been granted legal aid in a battle to get compensation from the Government after he was allegedly beaten up in prison.’ Full StoryDaily Telegraph, 25th July 2017Source:…
  • Jul 26

    BAILII: Recent Decision

    BAILII: Recent Decision
    Court of Appeal (Civil Division) SAW (SW) 2010 Ltd & Anor v Wilson & Ors [2017] EWCA Civ 1001 (25 July 2017) N-S (Children), Re [2017] EWCA Civ 1121 (25 July 2017) Knights v Secretary of State for Justice [2017] EWCA Civ 1053 (25 July…
Rank this Week: 5

Seattle University Law Library…

Seattle University Law Library INFO

Covers legal news, legal research and library news.

http://lawlibraryblog.seattleu.edu/
  • Jul 26

    Today in Legal History: President Truman Signs National Security Act

    Today in Legal History: President Truman Signs National Security Act
    On July 26, 1947, President Truman signed the National Security Act of 1947, a central document in U.S. Cold War policy. The Act, which took more than a year to craft, directed a major reorganization of the foreign policy and military…
  • Jul 20

    Today in Legal History: Apollo 11 Mission

    Today in Legal History: Apollo 11 Mission
    President John F. Kennedy predicted in 1960 that by the end of the decade the country would put a man on the moon and return him home safely.  The triumphant Apollo 11 moon landing on July 20, 1969, began an era of moon exploration that…
  • Jul 12

    Check in with Tilman Larson

    Check in with Tilman Larson
    This summer, we would like to share a series of profiles on our former library interns and alumni of Seattle University School Law. We love to hear what they’re up to! Where do you work and what is your role? I am an associate…
Rank this Week: 997

3 Geeks and a Law Blog

3 Geeks and a Law Blog

Covers knowledge management, internet marketing and library sciences. By Greg Lambert, Lisa Salazar and Toby Brown.

http://www.geeklawblog.com/
  • Jul 26

    Now I Want a ChatBot!

    Now I Want a ChatBot!
    One of the highlights of the American Association of Law Libraries (AALL) conference in Austin this year was the Innovation Tournament which pitted three librarians' tech innovations against each other. With two prizes, each worth $2,500, up…
  • Jul 25

    Two Must-Have Legal Information Newsletters – KnowItAALL & Lawtomatic

    Two Must-Have Legal Information Newsletters – KnowItAALL & Lawtomatic
    If there's one thing that legal information professionals such as myself love, it's a nicely curated newsletter of relevant information. There are a couple of new newsletters out there right now that I think the readers of the blog would be…
  • Jul 24

    For Lawyers, Fear of Change Trumps Loss of Billable Hour

    For Lawyers, Fear of Change Trumps Loss of Billable Hour
    Photo by Charlz Gutiérrez De Piñeres on Unsplash What I am about to write is completely anecdotal, but I think is relevant to the current disruption that we are seeing in the legal industry when it comes to…
Rank this Week: 189

beSpacific

beSpacific

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

http://www.bespacific.com/
  • Jul 25

    Google announces new SOS Alerts in Search and Map

    Google announces new SOS Alerts in Search and Map
    Google Blog: Helping people in a crisis – “In times of crisis, access to timely, actionable information is crucial. Working alongside trained responders and volunteers on the ground, technology plays a vital role in providing…
  • Jul 25

    HHS Unveils Improved Web Tool to Highlight Recent Breaches of Health Information

    HHS Unveils Improved Web Tool to Highlight Recent Breaches of Health Information
    “The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), Office for Civil Rights (OCR) today launched a revised web tool that puts important information into the hands of individuals, empowering them to better identify recent breaches…
  • Jul 25

    Adobe announces demise of Flash in coordination with tech partner

    Adobe announces demise of Flash in coordination with tech partner
    Adobe Blog: “The Adobe Flash Player has played a pivotal role in advancing interactive and creative web content for over 20 years. At the core of our company’s mission statement of changing the world through digital experiences is…
Rank this Week: 48

Library Boy

Library Boy

Features legal research news. By Michel-Adrien Sheppard.

http://micheladrien.blogspot.com/
  • Jul 25

    Statistics Canada Article on Police-Reported Crime Number

    Statistics Canada Article on Police-Reported Crime Number
    Statistics Canada has published a new article on Police-reported crime statistics, 2016.It examines trends in the volume and seriousness of police-reported crime for both violent and non-violent offences at the national, …
  • Jul 24

    Truth and Reconciliation Web Archive Launched at University of Winnipeg

    Truth and Reconciliation Web Archive Launched at University of Winnipeg
    Last week, the University of Winnipeg, the University of Manitoba, the National Centre for Truth and Reconciliation (NCTR), and Library and Archives Canada (LAC) launched the Truth and Reconciliation Web Archive that will document the work…
  • Jul 24

    Remarks and Highlights from the 2017 Conference by New AALL President

    Remarks and Highlights from the 2017 Conference by New AALL President
    Greg Lambert of 3 Geeks and a Law Blog fame is the new president of the American Association of Law Libraries which held its most recent annual conference in Austin, Texas.Lambert blogged about some of the conference highlights and his…
Rank this Week: 1286

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 25

    2017 AALL Annual Conference: A few thoughts from a first-time attendee

    2017 AALL Annual Conference: A few thoughts from a first-time attendee
    Last week, I attended the American Association of Law Libraries (AALL) annual conference, which was held July 15-18 in Austin, Texas. The biggest takeaway for me, as a first time conference attendee, was how legal technology continues to…
  • Jul 20

    Tips for Bar Exam Stre

    Tips for Bar Exam Stre
    An interesting article, The Lawyer, the Addict, in last weekend’s New York Times was written by the ex-wife of a lawyer who died of an overdose. In investigating her husband’s drug use and death, the author found a legal…
  • Jul 7

    Researching Legislative History?

    Researching Legislative History?
    Whether you are tracing a statute’s history for your summer internship or for a paper you are writing, you will want to use a new tool the library recently acquired, Proquest’s Legislative Insight.  Often researching…
Rank this Week: 45

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 25

    New Look Bloomberg Law

    New Look Bloomberg Law
    If you haven’t signed into Bloomberg Law in a while you may want to take a look.  The research platform has a whole new look.  Don’t worry nothing is removed, in fact you may find some new resources! If you are having…
  • Jul 21

    Best of Luck on the Bar Exam: 5 Tips for the Last Few Day

    Best of Luck on the Bar Exam: 5 Tips for the Last Few Day
    The C|M|Law Library wishes all of our students the best of luck on next week’s Ohio Bar Exam.  We will still be here for your legal research needs as you begin your career. Here are 5 tips for the last few days: Get some…
  • Jul 20

    Bar Exam Tip: Keep Breathing

    Bar Exam Tip: Keep Breathing
    The bar exam is next week and you have been studying hard all summer, well actually for your entire law school career. With all the studying and pressure, it’s still important to be aware of and to manage your stress level. Most people…
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Jenkins Law Library Blog

Jenkins Law Library Blog

Covers technology and legal research.

https://www.jenkinslaw.org/blog
  • Jul 25

    Find Us In the App Store: Read LexisNexis Digital Library Books On the Go

    Find Us In the App Store: Read LexisNexis Digital Library Books On the Go
    Jenkins members can use the OverDrive app to borrow and read LexisNexis Digital Library ebooks on your mobile device. Follow these steps to download the app, set up an account, and start borrowing.Step 1: Install the OverDrive app from your…
  • Jul 20

    Linking to the GPO’s Authenticated PDFs of the Congressional Record Is Now Available on HeinOnline

    Linking to the GPO’s Authenticated PDFs of the Congressional Record Is Now Available on HeinOnline
      This article is republished with permission by W.S. Hein. View the original article here.About the Congressional RecordThe Congressional Record was first published in 1873 and is the official record of the proceedings and…
  • Jul 17

    Security Enhancements To ProQuest Congressional

    Security Enhancements To ProQuest Congressional
      We are pleased to announce that starting today ProQuest Congressional joins several of our other electronic resources that enforce HTTPS, the same technology used to secure things like online shopping and banking. This…
Rank this Week: 271

UB Law Library Blog

UB Law Library Blog

Features news from the UB Law Library.

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

    Late summer hours at the Law Library

    Late summer hours at the Law Library
    For the rest of summer, July 25-August 27, the Law Library will be open Monday-Friday, 9:00 am-5:00 pm, and closed Saturday-Sunday. The full schedule of all University Libraries hours is available at http://library.buffalo.edu/hours/
  • Jul 24

    Bar exam wishes and Law Library hour

    Bar exam wishes and Law Library hour
    The Law Library is cheering and supporting everyone taking the Bar Exam — you’ve studied hard; you’re well prepared; and you’ll do the best that you can do! The Law Library will be open today, Monday, July 24th, until…
  • Jul 21

    Billions in Private Student Loan Debt Could be Wiped Out Due to Missing Paperwork

    Billions in Private Student Loan Debt Could be Wiped Out Due to Missing Paperwork
    If you are a student loan borrower, you may have read with interest recent stories about missing paperwork jeopardizing the collection of billions of dollars in private student loan debt. According to this New York Times article, the National…
Rank this Week: 525

Ramsey County Law Library Blog

Ramsey County Law Library Blog

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

http://ramseylawlibrary.org/
  • Jul 25

    Researching Police Conduct and Misconduct

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

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

    Get Your History (or Art) Fix on a Courthouse Tour
    You may not have time to visit a museum during your workday, but courthouse employees are often delighted to discover the what lies on the other floors of the building.  We welcome these resident visitors to the law…
  • Jul 7

    Would You Go to Jail for Your Dog?

    Would You Go to Jail for Your Dog?
    Despite the scary caption, your dog has far more to lose in a court of law than you.  Minnesota allows Buster to face “jail” or far worse fates depending on his actions or your non-actions.  This is essentially…
Rank this Week: 1989

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 24

    Calls for Papers: Nominations for AALS Section on Law & Religion – Annual Award for Excellence in Scholarship

    Calls for Papers: Nominations for AALS Section on Law & Religion – Annual Award for Excellence in Scholarship
    The AALS Section on Law & Religion is once again soliciting papers for consideration for its annual Award for Excellence in Scholarship, to be given at the AALS Annual Meeting next January. ...
  • Jul 12

    Colloquia/Workshop

    Colloquia/Workshop
    Emory University School of Law George Shepherd, Professor of Law, Emory University School of Law, presents today his paper entitled: Discerning the Bible’s Requirements for Being a Christian: An Originalist,…
  • Jul 11

    CFP — Democratic Governance Workshop — Manchester, UK

    CFP — Democratic Governance Workshop — Manchester, UK
    The Manchester International Law Centre at the University of Manchester, UK will hold a workshop on November 3, 2017 on the subject of: the question of democratic governance with a...
Rank this Week: 74

Law Library Blog

Law Library Blog

From the University of British Columbia Law Library.

http://law.library.ubc.ca/category/blog/
  • Jul 24

    New Books at the Law Library – July 24, 2017

    New Books at the Law Library – July 24, 2017
    LAW LIBRARY reference room (level 2): KE444 .F35 2017 John Fairlie & Philip Sworden, A Brief Introduction to Law in Canada (Toronto: Emond Publishing, 2017). LAW LIBRARY reference room (level 2): KE482.S84 G53 2017 Nancy McCormack, How to…
  • Jul 18

    New Books at the Law Library – July 18, 2017

    New Books at the Law Library – July 18, 2017
    LAW LIBRARY level 3: K1420.5 .C677 2017 Ruth L. Okediji, ed., Copyright Law in an Age of Limitations and Exceptions (New York: Cambridge University Press, 2017). LAW LIBRARY reference room (level 2): K3248.L36 R39 2016 (and other locations)…
  • Jul 4

    New Books at the Law Library – July 4, 2017

    New Books at the Law Library – July 4, 2017
    AW LIBRARY level 3: JQ4031 .R45 2017 Peter Drahos, ed., Regulatory Theory: Foundations and Applications (Acton: Australian National University Press, 2017). LAW LIBRARY level 3: K605 .E66 2016 UNIDROIT, Eppur si muove: The Age of Uniform…
Rank this Week: 4163

TSLL TechScans

TSLL TechScans

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

http://tslltechscans.blogspot.com/
  • Jul 24

    What can we learn from IT project management?

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

    Getting to Know TS Librarians: Jesse Lambertson

    Getting to Know TS Librarians: Jesse Lambertson
    1. Introduce yourself (name & position). My name is Jesse Lambertson and I'm the Head of Cataloging & Metadata at Georgetown Law Library in Washington, DC.2. Does your job title actually describe what you do? Why/why not?Yes in…
  • Jul 4

    Proxy Servers for Electronic Resource

    Proxy Servers for Electronic Resource
    As I recently struggled with Wolters Kluwer to get our CCH Intelliconnect service to work properly through EZProxy, this topic turned out to be rather timely. Many of our libraries already subscribe to a number of databases and other…
Rank this Week: 4127

WisBlawg

WisBlawg

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

http://wisblawg.law.wisc.edu/
  • Jul 24

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

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

    A small but critical change on Congress.gov

    A small but critical change on Congress.gov
      Congress.Gov announced yesterday that with their new version of searching, users will now get slightly different results. The reason? The default operator is now AND and not OR. So, as Congress.Gov’s post points out, a search for…
  • May 25

    New Tool Compares County Criminal Justice Statistics for Wisconsin and Other State

    New Tool Compares County Criminal Justice Statistics for Wisconsin and Other State
    Earlier this week, the nonprofit Measures for Justice launched an amazing new data portal “to assess and compare the criminal justice process from arrest to post-conviction on a county-by-county basis. The data set comprises measures…
Rank this Week: 694

Library Stuff

Library Stuff

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

http://www.librarystuff.net
  • Jul 24

    National Archives Begins Online Release of JFK Assassination Record

    National Archives Begins Online Release of JFK Assassination Record
    “Today at 8 a.m., the National Archives released a group of documents (the first of several expected releases), along with 17 audio files, previously withheld in accordance with the JFK Assassination Records Collection Act of 1992. The…
  • Jul 19

    2 NEW HARRY POTTER BOOKS SET TO BE PUBLISHED IN OCTOBER

    2 NEW HARRY POTTER BOOKS SET TO BE PUBLISHED IN OCTOBER
    “Two new books from the Harry Potter universe are set to be released as part of a British exhibition that celebrates the 20th anniversary of the launch of the series. The British Library’s Harry Potter exhibition, “A History…
  • Jul 19

    From trash to treasure: British composer Holst’s lost manuscripts found in New Zealand

    From trash to treasure: British composer Holst’s lost manuscripts found in New Zealand
    “Two handwritten music manuscripts discovered in a library clearout at an amateur orchestra in New Zealand have been confirmed as the work of British composer Gustav Holst, untraced for more than a century. The North Island’s Bay…
Rank this Week: 160

Legal Research is EASY

Legal Research is EASY

Covers basic legal research. By Bret Christensen.

http://legalresearchiseasy.blogspot.com/
  • Jul 24

    It's alive

    It's alive
    Do you know who (or what) you are?  Do you have a name?  An identity?  Are you animal or vegetable?  The thing is that most everyone is someone (or something). Their parents knew they were someone when they were born and…
  • Jul 17

    Who are you?

    Who are you?
    The other day I was pursuing the Drudge Report and found an article that noted that Steve Curry would not visit the White House if he were invited.  The first thought I had was "Who does this Steve Curry guy think he is?"  I'm…
  • Jul 10

    It's called rope

    It's called rope
    Today, as I was pursuing the news feeds, I came across an article about rope.  Well, not rope, per se, but rope as in one group dolling out enough rope for another group to hang it's collective self.  Seems the democratic party has…
Rank this Week: 729

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 21

    NILL added new content to the Indian Law Bulletins on 7/21

    NILL added new content to the Indian Law Bulletins on 7/21
    U.S. Supreme Court Bulletin http://www.narf.org/nill/bulletins/sct/2016-2017update.htmlPetitions for certiorari recently were filed in the following featured cases:Coachella Valley Water District v. Agua Caliente Band of Cahuilla Indians…
  • Jul 10

    NILL added new content to the Indian Law Bulletins on 7/10

    NILL added new content to the Indian Law Bulletins on 7/10
    U.S. Supreme Court Bulletin http://www.narf.org/nill/bulletins/sct/2016-2017update.htmlPetition was filed in Cougar Den, Inc. v. Washington State Department of Licensing (Taxation; Treaty Rights) on 6/14/17. Petition was denied in  City…
  • Jun 21

    NILL added new content to the Indian Law Bulletins on 6/21

    NILL added new content to the Indian Law Bulletins on 6/21
    U.S. Supreme Court Bulletin http://www.narf.org/nill/bulletins/sct/2016-2017update.htmlOpinion was issued in Matal v. Tam (Trademarks; Free Speech) on 6/19/17. U.S. Federal Courts Bulletin…
Rank this Week: 4233

Class Action Countermeasures

Class Action Countermeasures

Covers class action defense. By McGuireWoods LLP.

http://www.classactioncountermeasures.com
  • Jul 21

    The Advance of UK Antitrust Class Action

    The Advance of UK Antitrust Class Action
    Brussels-based antitrust partner Matthew Hall brings us an update on two ongoing UK antitrust class actions and one on the horizon. Antitrust class actions in the UK are beginning to take hold before the specialist Competition Appeal Tribunal…
  • Jun 27

    Supreme Court Reins in California Courts’ Approach to Specific Jurisdiction

    Supreme Court Reins in California Courts’ Approach to Specific Jurisdiction
    Below, Chicago-based litigator Matt Gold weighs in on the implications of last week’s Supreme Court decision rejecting the sliding scale approach to specific jurisdiction in mass tort proceedings. On June 19, 2017, the Supreme…
  • Jun 26

    Posner Pounces on Class of “Dissatisfied” Eye Drop Purchaser

    Posner Pounces on Class of “Dissatisfied” Eye Drop Purchaser
    Raleigh-based litigator Joan Dinsmore brings us a discussion of yet another memorable opinion by Seventh Circuit Judge Richard Posner. Earlier this year, the United States Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit refused to reconsider en banc…
Rank this Week: 3842

The Reporter

The Reporter

Covers legal research. By the Texas Tech Law Library.

https://texastechlawlibrary.wordpress.com
  • Jul 21

    Updated Law Library Catalog

    Updated Law Library Catalog
    The Texas Tech Law Library has redesigned the library catalog look and feel, to provide better service for our patrons.  …Continue reading →
  • Jul 10

    June 2017 Law Faculty Publications & New

    June 2017 Law Faculty Publications & New
    Throughout June 2017, the Law Library received alerts for full-time TTU Law Faculty publications and news. Below is the compilation …Continue reading →
  • Jul 3

    June 2017 New Book

    June 2017 New Book
    In June 2017, the Law Library added the following new titles to the collection to support the research and curricular …Continue reading →
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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 20

    Experiential Education - BC Law Librarians' Presentation

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

    Free Online Courses on Foreign & International Law

    Free Online Courses on Foreign & International Law
    Whether you are looking for an overview of the various topics in foreign and international law, or a freshening-up of the knowledge you  acquired a while ago in law school classrooms, here are some free online courses that can help you…
  • Jul 6

    Come see the Law Library's new exhibit on Jesuit Resistance to Oppression

    Come see the Law Library's new exhibit on Jesuit Resistance to Oppression
    The Law Library has an exhibit featuring inspirational stories of Jesuits who have fought for social justice, who have protested for peace, and who have risked or lost their own lives and liberty while saving the lives of others.  The…
Rank this Week: 577

The Ginger Law Librarian

The Ginger Law Librarian

The Ginger Law Librarian discusses all things law libraries, legal research and writing, and law schools.

http://gingerlibrarian.blogspot.com
  • Jul 20

    Law Librarians Improving the Profession

    Law Librarians Improving the Profession
    Image from AALL TwitterDuring Bryan Stevenson's keynote at AALL in Austin (login req'd), he noted and expounded on 4 things that will improve justice:Get proximate to injusticeChange the narratives that sustain injusticeStay hopefulDo…
  • Jul 13

    AALL 2017 Poster Session: Scholarly Research & Writing Program

    AALL 2017 Poster Session: Scholarly Research & Writing Program
    AALL in Austin is just around the corner. I'm excited to be surrounded by my favorite cohort of humans and feel inspired by all of the wonderful programs! If you're in Austin, please drop by the Austin Convention Center’s Exhibit…
  • Jun 21

    Law Library Collections as Palimpsest

    Law Library Collections as Palimpsest
    According to Dictionary.com, Palimpsest is defined as:noun1. a parchment or the like from which writing has been partially or completely erased to make room for another textIn the case of most law libraries, the "other text" is now…
Rank this Week: 2212

Law Library of Congress: Research…

Law Library of Congress: Research Reports

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

http://www.loc.gov/law/help/current-topics.php
  • Jul 20

    Legal Research Reports: Regulation of Campaign Finance and Free Advertising

    Legal Research Reports: Regulation of Campaign Finance and Free Advertising
    The Law Library of Congress is proud to present the report, Regulation of Campaign Finance and Free Advertising.  This report discusses the regulation of campaign financing and spending in national elections and the availability of…
  • Jul 13

    Legal Research Reports: Training Related to Combating Human Trafficking

    Legal Research Reports: Training Related to Combating Human Trafficking
    The Law Library of Congress is proud to present the report, Training Related to Combating Human Trafficking. This chart covers extradition rules for citizens in 157 jurisdictions. Note that many countries will not extradite anyone for…
  • Jul 6

    Legal Research Reports: Veterans' Benefits for Noncitizen

    Legal Research Reports: Veterans' Benefits for Noncitizen
    The Law Library of Congress is proud to present the report, Veterans' Benefits for Noncitizens.  This report provides information on the law on veterans’ benefits for noncitizens in France and Israel. France’s…
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Cleveland Law Library Weblog

Cleveland Law Library Weblog

Informs local attorneys of major legal developments important to their practice. By Sue Altmeyer.

http://suealtmeyer.typepad.com/cleveland_law_library_web/
  • Jul 20

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

    Tech Thursday: US lifts laptop ban for all remaining airlines and airport
    The U.S. has now lifted entirely a controversial ban on laptops in hand luggage for passengers flying to the country from the Middle East or via certain Middle Eastern airlines, with the Department of Homeland Security professing itself…
  • Jul 11

    Cleveland Law Library to Host Book Discussion on Target OMEGA on September 29th.

    Cleveland Law Library to Host Book Discussion on Target OMEGA on September 29th.
    The Cleveland Law Library will host a Book Discussion on Target OMEGA by Local author and attorney Peter N. Kirsanow, Esq., Benesch, Friedlander, Coplan & Aronoff LLP., on September 29th. This event is free and open to the public. To...
  • Jul 11

    Cleveland Law Library to Host CLE Lost in Translation on July 27th

    Cleveland Law Library to Host CLE Lost in Translation on July 27th
    The Cleveland Law Library will host a CLE program called Lost in Translation on July 27, 2017. Alvaro DeCola, Esq. will discuss court interpretation demographics, the legal background for language access, and key considerations when…
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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 20

    Osgoode Digital Commons: Readership Snapshot

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

    Significant New Additions to HeinOnline’s American Indian Law Collection

    Significant New Additions to HeinOnline’s American Indian Law Collection
    Nearly 30,000 pages of Indian Tribal Codes have been added to the American Indian Law Collection on HeinOnline. These materials have been made available by Ralph Whitney Johnson and Susan Lupton at the Marian Gould Gallagher Law…
  • Jun 2

    New Issue of Journal of Law and Social Policy

    New Issue of Journal of Law and Social Policy
    The 2017 issue (volume 26) of the Journal of Law and Social Policy has been published to Osgoode Digital Commons.
Rank this Week: 550

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/
  • Jul 18

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

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

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

    Celebrating the Centenary of Women Lawyers - an exhibition at Lincoln's Inn
    This exhibition is hosted by Lincoln's Inn in partnership with First 100 Years and is running because 2019 will mark 100 years since the passing of the Sex Disqualification (Removal) Act which removed any legal barrier to women working as…
  • Jun 29

    Woman's Hour series on women's lives after leaving prison

    Woman's Hour series on women's lives after leaving prison
    Recently Woman's Hour broadcast a series in which Milly Chowles interviewed women at different stages of their lives after leaving prison.The interviews are each around 10 minutes long and give an interesting insight into the challenges of…
Rank this Week: 4159

Guilford Centre Weblog

Guilford Centre Weblog

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

http://guildfordlibrary.wordpress.com
  • Jul 18

    Welcome

    Welcome
    Welcome to the library
  • Jul 5

    Library and LRC summer opening hour

    Library and LRC summer opening hour
    The Library will be remain open as usual on weekdays from 8.30am – 10pm from Monday 17th July – Friday 8th September to help you in your studies over the summer. During this time the library will be staffed from Monday to…
  • Apr 27

    Library and LRC IT Rooms opening hours May Bank Holiday Weekend

    Library and LRC IT Rooms opening hours May Bank Holiday Weekend
    Saturday 29th April, Sunday 30th April and Bank Holiday Monday 1st May – OPEN 8.30am-6.00pm and Staffed 12.00pm-4.00pm.* Saturday 27th May, Sunday 28th May and Bank Holiday Monday 29th May – OPEN 8.30am-6.00pm and Staffed…
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Barco 2.0 : Law Library Reference

Barco 2.0 : Law Library Reference

From the librarians of the Barco Law Library, University of Pittsburgh School of Law.

http://barcorefblog.blogspot.com/
  • Jul 17

    GPO wants to change Title 44

    GPO wants to change Title 44
    Over at the Free Gov Info blog, James A. Jacobs has a post titled " Here we go again: GPO wants to change Title 44." The director of the GPO, Davita Vance-Cooks, has asked the Depository Library Council (DLC) to make…
  • Jul 14

    FCC cracking down on robocall

    FCC cracking down on robocall
    Reuters reports that the Federal Communications Commission has voted unanimously to pursue rules that will help consumers block unwanted robocalls. One report estimates that there are 2.5 million of these unwanted automated messages made to…
  • Jul 14

    ABA mulls changes in full-time faculty requirement

    ABA mulls changes in full-time faculty requirement
    Inside Higher Ed reports that the American Bar Association is considering changing its requirements on full-time faculty members at law schools. Currently the ABA requires that more than half of credit hours offered at a law school must be…
Rank this Week: 4252

The Goodson Blogson

The Goodson Blogson

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

http://dukelawref.blogspot.com/
  • Jul 17

    A New Look for AFJ

    A New Look for AFJ
    The Almanac of the Federal Judiciary, a valuable resource for biographical information about federal judges, recently moved to a new online platform. In addition to the usual profiles on current federal judges, the new site now includes an…
  • Jul 10

    Duke DVD Delivery Development

    Duke DVD Delivery Development
    Late last week, the Lilly Library announced that its extensive collection of videos and DVDs can now be requested by faculty, graduate students, and library staff for delivery and pickup at staffed library service points across campus,…
  • Jun 30

    What's New with Court Records & Brief

    What's New with Court Records & Brief
    Our research guide to Court Records and Briefs has just been updated with some new resources. What's changed over the last year?Increased access to oral argument recordings: Effective April 2017, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 11th Circuit…
Rank this Week: 874

The Stream: Courthouse Libraries…

The Stream: Courthouse Libraries BC Blog

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

http://www.courthouselibrary.ca/
  • Jul 14

    Recently Updated

    Recently Updated
    Canadian Oil and Gas, 2nd ed. Updated May 2017  10 Volumes which include Case Digests, Commentary, Forms and Precedents, Federal & Provincial Statutes & Regulations and consolidations such as: Canada Petroleum Resources Act…
  • Jul 10

    Asked and Answered: What are CSA standards and where can I find them?

    Asked and Answered: What are CSA standards and where can I find them?
    The CSA Group develops industry specific standards and codes that determine best practices, promote safer work environments, and improve product safety and performance for a wide range of industries.
  • Jul 5

    Usability Survey Draw

    Usability Survey Draw
    We are pleased to announce the winners from our July 5th draw, which respondents to our website usability survey were invited to enter. Sandi and Samrah have been contacted and will each receive a $50 gift card for…
Rank this Week: 4156

CS-SIS

CS-SIS

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

http://cssis.org
  • Jul 14

    The Adaptive Technologies Committee has been busy

    The Adaptive Technologies Committee has been busy
    In this past year, the CS-SIS Adaptive Technologies Committee reviewed the Making Web Pages Accessible: a Pithy Guide to WCAG 2.0 web site and added new content to it. Committee Chair Ryan Overdorf participated in an…
  • Jul 12

    Annual Meeting: Cool Tools!

    Annual Meeting: Cool Tools!
    One of the most exciting parts of the Annual Meeting is the CS-SIS Cool Tools Café.  This year, Cool Tools will be held on Tuesday, July 18th from 2:30-3:30 in ACC Room 9ABC.  Get ready to learn about these cool…
  • Jul 11

    CS-SIS 2017 Annual Meeting Grant Winner

    CS-SIS 2017 Annual Meeting Grant Winner
    Each year, CS awards grants to members to attend the AALL Annual Meeting. We do so in two categories: Grant for Students and New Law Librarians and Grant for Experienced Librarians. These grants are a win-win for the SIS and…
Rank this Week: 4158

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: 1527

University of Baltimore Law…

University of Baltimore Law Library Blog

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

http://ublawlibrary.wordpress.com
  • Jul 13

    Artscape 2017 Law Library Hour

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

    Bar Exam Snack Break

    Bar Exam Snack Break
    Studying for the Bar?  The law library will have snacks to help you power through this final push to exam day.  Snacks will begin at 4 p.m. at the 7th floor Service Desk at the main entrance to the library … Continue reading…
  • Jul 5

    New! West Academic Study Aid

    New! West Academic Study Aid
    The Law Library is now offering access to West Academic Study Aids! This platform allows you to access hundreds of West study aids online– anytime, anywhere. Titles include: Gilbert Law Summaries Black Letter Series Nutshell Series And…
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ZiefBrief

ZiefBrief

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

http://ziefbrief.typepad.com/ziefbrief/
  • Jul 12

    Resources to Stay Happy and Healthy While Practicing Law

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

    Litigation Analytics on Bloomberg Law

    Litigation Analytics on Bloomberg Law
    Colleague Deborah Ginsberg has a great post on how Bloomberg Law's Litigation Analytics can be a valuable tool for students seeking information about judges, law firms, or the litigation history of a particular company. For example,…
  • May 16

    Wednesday, May 17: Law Library Hours Are 8 am to 11 pm

    Wednesday, May 17: Law Library Hours Are 8 am to 11 pm
    We're very close to the end of law school final exams! Note that we are ending our midnight extended hours on Wednesday, May 17. Our hours for May 17 will be: 8 am to 11 pm. Please check our hours...
Rank this Week: 1634

Library technican dialog

Library technican dialog

Covers marketing, networking, and professional development for law librarians.

http://brendawoa.wordpress.com
  • Jul 12

    Readers’ Advisory

    Readers’ Advisory
    You think you know where to find books in the library, when you are a librarian. But my experience proves that every public library is planned differently posing challenges for the reader and readers’ advisory. We moved into a new…
  • Apr 20

    A Welcoming Space

    A Welcoming Space
    Public libraries are a lot like the tardis in Dr. Who. They are more complex from what they appear to be. Similar to the tardis which is seemingly a blue police call box in the science fiction tv series, libraries seem to be books on the…
  • Nov 22

    Would the last person to leave the building please turn out the lights?

    Would the last person to leave the building please turn out the lights?
    Libraries have a duty to preserve information as well as provide access to current information. The largest ones – academic, courthouse, the National Library – are seen by smaller libraries as the “library of last…
Rank this Week: 4151

Dewey B Strategic

Dewey B Strategic

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

http://deweybstrategic.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 712

Un blog pour l'information…

Un blog pour l'information juridique

By Emmanuel Barthe.

http://www.precisement.org/blog/
Rank this Week: 4117

Pappas Law Library Blog

Pappas Law Library Blog

From the Boston University School of Law.

https://www.bu.edu/lawlibrary/
  • Jul 11

    AALL Conference Poster

    AALL Conference Poster
    This summer, our law librarians will be participating in the American Association of Law Libraries (AALL) Annual Meeting & Conference in a variety of ways, including by presenting two posters. These posters will highlight our recent…
  • Jun 13

    Bar Exam Resource

    Bar Exam Resource
    Check out our bar exam resources!
  • Jun 8

    Library Hosts LLNE/ABLL Spring Meeting on June 9

    Library Hosts LLNE/ABLL Spring Meeting on June 9
    The Fineman & Pappas Law Libraries are hosting the Spring Meeting of the Law Librarians of New England cosponsored by Association of Boston Law Librarians on Friday, June 9.  This is a gathering of law librarians from the law…
Rank this Week: 2960

Due Process

Due Process

By the Georgetown Law Library.

https://blogs.commons.georgetown.edu/dueprocess/
  • Jul 10

    Accessing WiFi at Other Universitie

    Accessing WiFi at Other Universitie
    Law Center students may now use eduroam for WiFi access when studying at other universities. Eduroam is a secure worldwide wireless access service that enables students, faculty, and staff to use their home institution’s…
  • Jul 5

    Wolff Change

    Wolff Change
    The Wolff Library will be unstaffed starting Saturday, July 8, 2017.  The study spaces on the 3rd and 4th floors of Hotung in the Wolff space will remain available until mid-August, when construction is scheduled to begin.  Once…
  • Jul 2

    Reference Desks Closed July 3 & 4

    Reference Desks Closed July 3 & 4
    The Williams & Wolff Reference Desks will be closed on July 3 and 4 due to the holiday.  We wish everyone a safe 4th of July and look forward to responding to your reference requests when we return on July 5. For the most current…
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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
  • Jul 8

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

    Small Claims Court in Oregon: Advice and Tips for Plaintiffs and Defendant
    You can’t (CANNOT) waltz into an Oregon Small Claims Court and expect to win your case. You have to do your homework: 1) You have to read the book (in public and law libraries and bookstores): “Using Small Claims Court in…
  • Jun 30

    Meeting, July 2017: Accessibility and ADA at the New Multnomah County (Oregon) Courthouse

    Meeting, July 2017: Accessibility and ADA at the New Multnomah County (Oregon) Courthouse
    July 10, 2017, Meeting announcement: Accessibility and ADA and the new Multnomah County Courthouse In 2020, Multnomah County will open a new downtown courthouse. Please join the project and design Continue reading →
  • Jun 30

    Use of Fictitious Name for Parties in Civil Litigation in Oregon

    Use of Fictitious Name for Parties in Civil Litigation in Oregon
    Article, from the Oregon State Bar Litigation Section, June/July 2017: Judge’s Corner: “Use of Fictitious Names for Parties in Civil Litigation in Oregon,” by The Honorable James Hargreaves (Senior Judge, retired), Lane…
Rank this Week: 497

Oregon Legal Research

Oregon Legal Research

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

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

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

    Small Claims Court in Oregon: Advice and Tips for Plaintiffs and Defendant
    You can’t (CANNOT) waltz into an Oregon Small Claims Court and expect to win your case. You have to do your homework: 1) You have to read the book (in public and law libraries and bookstores): “Using Small Claims Court in…
  • Jun 30

    Meeting, July 2017: Accessibility and ADA at the New Multnomah County (Oregon) Courthouse

    Meeting, July 2017: Accessibility and ADA at the New Multnomah County (Oregon) Courthouse
    July 10, 2017, Meeting announcement: Accessibility and ADA and the new Multnomah County Courthouse In 2020, Multnomah County will open a new downtown courthouse. Please join the project and design Continue reading →
  • Jun 30

    Use of Fictitious Name for Parties in Civil Litigation in Oregon

    Use of Fictitious Name for Parties in Civil Litigation in Oregon
    Article, from the Oregon State Bar Litigation Section, June/July 2017: Judge’s Corner: “Use of Fictitious Names for Parties in Civil Litigation in Oregon,” by The Honorable James Hargreaves (Senior Judge, retired), Lane…
Rank this Week: 2355

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 7

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

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

    The Opioid Abuse Epidemic: Resources on the Crisi

    The Opioid Abuse Epidemic: Resources on the Crisi
    Opioid abuse is a serious public health issue in the United States. The statistics are staggering: an estimated 1.9 million people in this country have a prescription opioid use disorder, while another 586,000 have a heroin use disorder. In…
  • Jun 27

    NOW: A Feminist Movement for Change

    NOW: A Feminist Movement for Change
    POST WRITTEN BY: Alexandra Dorian Lapes (J.D. expected 2018, Elisabeth Haub School of Law at Pace University) Founded in 1966, the National Organization for Women (NOW) is the largest organization of feminist activists in the United States.…
Rank this Week: 3039