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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/
  • Aug 24

    Excellent Resource for Researching Legal Recognition of Same-Sex Relationship around the Globe

    Excellent Resource for Researching Legal Recognition of Same-Sex Relationship around the Globe
    If you are interested in the legal issues surrounding same-sex relationship and marriage around the globe, the librarians at Jones Day have compiled an excellent resource for you to start the research. The Legal Recognition of Same-Sex…
  • Aug 19

    Bloomberg Law Debuts New Tax Research Platform

    Bloomberg Law Debuts New Tax Research Platform
    Bloomberg Law: Tax is a brand-new, stand-alone, comprehensive tax research platform designed by tax practitioners for practitioners.  It is remarkably easy to navigate and search.  A quick glance at the home page…
  • Aug 11

    West Academic Study Aids: New Online Access for the Law School!

    West Academic Study Aids: New Online Access for the Law School!
    Hello students!  As summer is wrapping up, we in the library excitedly anticipate seeing campus buzzing again.  To help you get back in the swing of things, consider checking out the new access to West Academic Study Aids.…
Rank this Week: 478

Barco 2.0 : Law Library Reference

Barco 2.0 : Law Library Reference

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

http://barcorefblog.blogspot.com/
  • Aug 24

    Something completely different from CALI

    Something completely different from CALI
    CALI - Computer Assisted Legal Instruction - has just published a coloring book that reinforces legal research skills titled "What Color is your C.F.R.?" You can download your own free copies at CALI's eLangdell Bookstore.
  • Aug 24

    Updated LexisNexis Law School home page

    Updated LexisNexis Law School home page
    Just in time for the new school year Lexis Nexis has "refreshed" their Law School landing page.  According to Lexis, "The new intuitive design is easier to use, provides quicker access to content, and offers responsive design on…
  • Aug 11

    New PLI online treatises for July 2016

    New PLI online treatises for July 2016
    To find these titles, just go to our PLI search page and enter the title in the top search box. TREATISE UPDATES: • Anti-Money Laundering Deskbook: A Practical Guide to Law and Compliance Release #2, • Corporate Political Activities…
Rank this Week: 504

In Custodia Legis

In Custodia Legis

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

http://blogs.loc.gov/law
  • Aug 24

    On Describing the Law Library’s Hispanic Legal Documents Collection

    On Describing the Law Library’s Hispanic Legal Documents Collection
    This is a guest post by Patience Tyne. Patience is working in the Collection Services Division of the Law Library of Congress as part of the Library of Congress’s Junior Fellows Program. The program’s focus is to increase access…
  • Aug 23

    Law Library of Congress to Commemorate Constitution Day

    Law Library of Congress to Commemorate Constitution Day
    At noon on Wednesday, September 7, 2016, the Law Library of Congress will host an event featuring board-certified forensic psychiatrist Dr. Robert Maman. Dr. Maman will discuss the rights of persons living with mental illness in the United…
  • Aug 22

    Inside the New Mexico Supreme Court – Pic of the Week

    Inside the New Mexico Supreme Court – Pic of the Week
    As a law librarian, I always try to spend some of my vacation time visiting local law libraries.  This year, while visiting the New Mexico Supreme Court Library, I was also able to take a peek at the New Mexico State Supreme Court…
Rank this Week: 473

State Law Library of Montana

State Law Library of Montana

Features notices of new Opinions and Orders from the Montana Supreme Court, library announcements, research tips, and Montana legal news.

http://mtlawlibrary.wordpress.com
  • Aug 24

    OPINION: State v. Weisbarth

    OPINION: State v. Weisbarth
    CRIMINAL – INCEST DA 14-0696, 2016 MT 214, STATE OF MONTANA, Plaintiff and Appellee, v. DAVID THOMAS WEISBARTH, II, Defendant and Appellant.
  • Aug 24

    OPINION: Matter of A.M.M.

    OPINION: Matter of A.M.M.
    CIVIL – GUARDIAN/CONSERVATOR DA 15-0141, 2016 MT 213, IN THE MATTER OF THE GUARDIANSHIP AND CONSERVATORSHIP OF, A.M.M., An Incapacitated Person.
  • Aug 24

    OPINION: State v. Blake

    OPINION: State v. Blake
    CRIMINAL – SEXUAL ASSAULT DA 14-0053, 2016 MT 212, STATE OF MONTANA, Plaintiff and Appellee, v. THERON JAMES BLAKE, Defendant and Appellant.
Rank this Week: 15

Library Stuff

Library Stuff

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

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

    What libraries of the future will look like

    What libraries of the future will look like
    “Your idea of a library might be a musty, carpeted room with outdated technology, but don’t ditch your library card just yet.According to David Pescovitz, co-editor at Boing Boing and research director at the Institute for the…
  • Aug 24

    You Can Now Browse Harvard’s Huge Bauhaus Collection Online

    You Can Now Browse Harvard’s Huge Bauhaus Collection Online
    “THE BAUHAUS NEVER really died. Though the famed German art school existed in physical form for just 14 years, its legacy lives on in many ways. The latest incarnation: Harvard’s massive online archive. The…
  • Aug 24

    Axiell partners with Odlio to expand digital content offering to librarie

    Axiell partners with Odlio to expand digital content offering to librarie
    “Axiell, the leading supplier of IT systems and services to public libraries, today announces a partnership with Odilo, one of the leading digital content providers for libraries. The partnership will enable libraries to easily access…
Rank this Week: 141

Slaw

Slaw

A Canadian cooperative weblog on all things legal.

http://www.slaw.ca
  • Aug 24

    CRTC Advisory on CASL Consent Record Keeping

    CRTC Advisory on CASL Consent Record Keeping
    The CRTC recently issued a media advisory entitled Enforcement Advisory – Notice for businesses and individuals on how to keep records of consent. It doesn’t add anything new – but reinforces what the CRTC is looking for.…
  • Aug 24

    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. Teva Canada Limited v. Bank of…
  • Aug 24

    Scarcity and Justice

    Scarcity and Justice
    Close your eyes. Imagine living in a small apartment, with your partner and your two children. You bought it because four years ago a salesman told you it was cheaper to buy than to rent. You feel cheated because there’s so much to the…
Rank this Week: 79

Current Awareness Weblog

Current Awareness Weblog

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

http://www.innertemplelibrary.com/
Rank this Week: 9

CM Law Library Blog

CM Law Library Blog

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

http://cmlawlibraryblog.classcaster.net/
  • Aug 24

    E-Book Study Aids Via Overdrive

    E-Book Study Aids Via Overdrive
    The library offers a large number of ebook study aids and practice materials through the Overdrive platform. Titles include popular series such as Gilbert’s Q&A, the Understanding series, and Nutshells. You can read these study aids…
  • Aug 23

    Reed v. Rhodes –Cleveland Busing Case

    Reed v. Rhodes –Cleveland Busing Case
    Do you know about the Reed v. Rhodes desegregation and busing case in Cleveland?  If not, this blog is a great place to start along with our new display outside the entrance to the law library (pictured). The NAACP voiced its objections…
  • Aug 23

    Study Rooms Available

    Study Rooms Available
    Study Rooms are available in the law library for your use. Reserve a Study Room Here. Only law students can reserve and use study rooms in the law library. Reserve your room well in advance during reading and exam period. Check to see…
Rank this Week: 1196

Due Process

Due Process

By the Georgetown Law Library.

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

    Welcome New Students!

    Welcome New Students!
    All you need to know about getting started at the Georgetown Law Library is summarized here. Don’t hesitate to ask a reference librarian if you have any questions. We’re wearing an Ask Me button and available at the Reference…
  • Aug 19

    Happy National Aviation Day!

    Happy National Aviation Day!
    According to 36 U.S.C. 118, August 19 is designated as National Aviation Day. First recognized in 1939 by Franklin D. Roosevelt on the anniversary of Orville Wright’s birthday, it was codified in Title 36 with other days of patriotic…
  • Aug 17

    New Resource – Law.com

    New Resource – Law.com
    The library now offers Law.com to all members of the Georgetown Law community. Law.com features legal news and analysis from the American Lawyer and National Law Journal, including the infamous rankings of the legal industry, the AmLaw 100…
Rank this Week: 1682

Depraved Librarian

Depraved Librarian

A carnival of news and information about culture, law, music, technology and research. By Grace Lee.

http://depravedlibrarian.wordpress.com
  • Aug 24

    Links for 2016-08-23 [del.icio.us]

    Links for 2016-08-23 [del.icio.us]
    Sponsored: 64% off Code Black Drone with HD Camera Our #1 Best-Selling Drone--Meet the Dark Night of the Sky!
  • Aug 20

    Links for 2016-08-19 [del.icio.us]

    Links for 2016-08-19 [del.icio.us]
    Sponsored: 64% off Code Black Drone with HD Camera Our #1 Best-Selling Drone--Meet the Dark Night of the Sky!
  • Aug 18

    Links for 2016-08-17 [del.icio.us]

    Links for 2016-08-17 [del.icio.us]
    Sponsored: 64% off Code Black Drone with HD Camera Our #1 Best-Selling Drone--Meet the Dark Night of the Sky!
Rank this Week: 377

Class Action Countermeasures

Class Action Countermeasures

Covers class action defense. By McGuireWoods LLP.

http://www.classactioncountermeasures.com
  • Aug 23

    The Problem with Prospective Injunctive Relief

    The Problem with Prospective Injunctive Relief
    There are several practices in class action litigation that really only work if you squint real hard and accept that, as a practical if not a doctrinal matter, class actions are just “different” than other litigation.  These…
  • Aug 23

    CFPB’s Proposed Arbitration Rule Prompts Thousands of Comment

    CFPB’s Proposed Arbitration Rule Prompts Thousands of Comment
    Charlotte litigation and regulatory partner Joshua Davey provides an update on the many varied comments submitted to the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau in response to the new rule it proposed in May prohibiting class action waivers…
  • Aug 22

    Week in Review: Proposed Rule Changes and Another Data-Breach Decision

    Week in Review: Proposed Rule Changes and Another Data-Breach Decision
    Today’s round-up takes a look at the potential impact on class-action litigation of some recently proposed amendments to the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure, and continues our exploration of what type of injury it takes to sustain a…
Rank this Week: 1054

Mendik Matters

Mendik Matters

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

http://www.mendikmatters.org/
  • Aug 23

    Attention 1Ls: Revised CALI Authorization Code

    Attention 1Ls: Revised CALI Authorization Code
    It turns out that the CALI authorization code that was distributed during First Week’s Finding the Law class in the Library was the code for SUNY Buffalo instead of NYLS. CALI inadvertently sent us the incorrect code. If you have…
  • Aug 3

    Law and the Olympic

    Law and the Olympic
    Not heading to Rio for the Olympics?  Curious about the many different laws and regulations that underlie and sometimes impact what has been described as “the world’s most recognized international sporting event”? …
  • Jul 19

    Listen to Second Circuit Court of Appeals Argument

    Listen to Second Circuit Court of Appeals Argument
    If you can’t make it to the U.S. Courthouse in Foley Square to attend oral arguments before the Second Circuit Court of Appeals, next month you’ll be able to access audio recordings of them from the court’s own…
Rank this Week: 2016

beSpacific

beSpacific

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

http://www.bespacific.com/
  • Aug 23

    Small-Business Financing after the Financial Crisis: Lessons from the Literature

    Small-Business Financing after the Financial Crisis: Lessons from the Literature
    Working paper – Small-Business Financing after the Financial Crisis: Lessons from the Literature, Stephen Matteo Miller, Adam J. Hoffer, David Wille. Aug 23, 2016. “Small businesses feature prominently in the US economy because…
  • Aug 23

    LibGuides Community

    LibGuides Community
    “Search for LibGuides content and librarian authors, and find great examples of guides from our worldwide user community.” 494,916 published guides 113,876 librarians 5,184 institutions 74 countrie
  • Aug 23

    American landfills and waste production – landfills over time, size and location

    American landfills and waste production – landfills over time, size and location
    How Much Trash in Near Your Home?: “The average American tosses 4.4 pounds of trash every single day. It may not seem all that astonishing on the surface, but with 323.7 million people living in the United States, that is roughly…
Rank this Week: 16

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: 1327

TSLL TechScans

TSLL TechScans

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

http://tslltechscans.blogspot.com/
  • Aug 23

    Getting to Know TS Law Librarians: Eric Parker

    Getting to Know TS Law Librarians: Eric Parker
    1. Introduce yourself I'm Eric Parker, Associate Director for Collection and Bibliographic Services at the Pritzker Legal Research Center, Northwestern University Pritzker School of Law. 2. Does your job title actually describe what you do?…
  • Aug 2

    Programming Ideas for AALL Austin 2017? Now Is the Time to Share Them!

    Programming Ideas for AALL Austin 2017? Now Is the Time to Share Them!
    As the TS-SIS liaison to the Annual Meeting Program Committee (AMPC) for Austin 2017, I'd like to remind everyone that crowdsourcing on the IdeaScale platform is now open for AALL members to submit program ideas for the 2017 annual meeting in…
  • Jul 13

    NISO Virtual Conference: BIBFRAME & Real World Applications of Linked Bibliographic Data

    NISO Virtual Conference: BIBFRAME & Real World Applications of Linked Bibliographic Data
    In mid-June, NISO hosted a virtual conference, BIBFRAME & Real World Applications of Linked Bibliographic Data.  The theme of the conference was explorations of BIBFRAME and related approaches to sharing and interacting with…
Rank this Week: 1353

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: 1725

Seattle University Law Library…

Seattle University Law Library INFO

Covers legal news, legal research and library news.

http://lawlibraryblog.seattleu.edu/
  • Aug 23

    Library Tour

    Library Tour
    What does the law library offer to students? Take a short tour and find out! Tours will last about 30 minutes and will introduce you to our study aids, online and print materials, Document Delivery Center, and lots more. Tours meet at the…
  • Aug 22

    Welcome 1L Students!

    Welcome 1L Students!
    We met many of the new students during the recent library 1L orientation, but if you were unable to attend, here is a summary of some of the most important things we covered: 1L students will receive passwords for TWEN at…
  • Aug 18

    Today in Legal History: 19th Amendment Ratified

    Today in Legal History: 19th Amendment Ratified
    On August 18, 1920, the 19th amendment was ratified, granting women the right to vote. The effort to achieve this milestone involved decades of struggle and protest. Women suffrage supporters in the mid-19th century lectured, wrote, marched,…
Rank this Week: 740

The Reporter

The Reporter

Covers legal research. By the Texas Tech Law Library.

https://texastechlawlibrary.wordpress.com
  • Aug 23

    Databases to Help Jumpstart Your Legal Research Quest

    Databases to Help Jumpstart Your Legal Research Quest
    Welcome back!!!  This is one of the most exciting times of the semester.  All possibilities are open and everything is …Continue reading →
  • Aug 18

    Fall 2016 Scribes Student Legal Writing Society

    Fall 2016 Scribes Student Legal Writing Society
    To access the Scholarly Writing Series videos, please see the Law Library Blog post on topic.
  • Aug 9

    New Law Library Catalog

    New Law Library Catalog
    The Law Library has spent the past few months working on transitioning to a new Library Catalog platform.  We are …Continue reading →
Rank this Week: 1343

Ross-Blakley Law Library Blog

Ross-Blakley Law Library Blog

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

http://lawlibnews.lawnews-asu.org/
  • Aug 22

    Free Online Access to Study Aids/Supplement

    Free Online Access to Study Aids/Supplement
    The Law Library provides ASU Law students with free access to over 500 study aids/course supplements through the West Academic Study Aids Subscription. 24/7 access – you can access the study aids anytime online Full-content searching…
  • May 27

    HeinOnline Android App Now Available

    HeinOnline Android App Now Available
    The HeinOnline app is a great tool for accessing the wealth of information on HeinOnline via your mobile device, and the app is now available for Android users!  Using either the Android or iOS app, you can browse the many…
  • May 3

    Robert Skousen ’17 and Simon Goldenberg ’17 Honored for Exemplary Student Research

    Robert Skousen ’17 and Simon Goldenberg ’17 Honored for Exemplary Student Research
    The Ross-Blakley Law Library at the Sandra O’Connor College of Law is pleased to announce the 2016 recipients of The Ross-Blakley Law Library Award for Exemplary Student Research. Robert Skousen is the first place award recipient for…
Rank this Week: 3055

ThomChat

ThomChat

Thomas Jefferson School of Law Library Blog

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

    Feel Confident that Your Legal Research is Complete

    Feel Confident that Your Legal Research is Complete
    Feel Confident that Your Legal Research is Complete by Family Law and Estate Planning attorney, Jeremy Byellin One of the worst experiences as an attorney is realizing that a vital authority is missing from your legal argument.  Your…
  • Aug 4

    Five Fascinating Books for Lawyers and Law Student

    Five Fascinating Books for Lawyers and Law Student
    Five Fascinating Books for Lawyers and Law Students by Nashville personal injury attorney and founder and lead attorney of Keith Williams Law Group, Keith Williams If you’re like a lot of lawyers I speak to, you’re…
  • Jul 22

    Study Rooms Available at Central Library

    Study Rooms Available at Central Library
    Did you know that San Diego Public Library’s Central branch has study rooms available for free to anyone with a library card? The library has 22 study rooms that seat 2-6 people on several different floors of the library. These ……
Rank this Week: 721

Law Library Blog

Law Library Blog

From the University of British Columbia Law Library.

http://law.library.ubc.ca/category/blog/
  • Aug 22

    New Books at the Law Library – August 22, 2016

    New Books at the Law Library – August 22, 2016
    LAW LIBRARY reference room (level 2): KE470.A7 .P75 2016 Stephen G.A. Pitel, Joost Blom , Elizabeth Edinger, Geneviève Saumier, Janet Walker & Catherine Walsh, Private International Law in Common Law Canada: Cases, Texts, and…
  • Aug 11

    Light Reads @ the Law Library

    Light Reads @ the Law Library
  • Aug 9

    Irwin Law e-Book

    Irwin Law e-Book
    UBC Library has access to many Irwin Law titles online, including the “Essentials of Canadian Law” series. Includes: a good overview of the law in a broad range of subject areas including criminal law, torts, contracts,…
Rank this Week: 4242

Delaware Campus Library Blogs

Delaware Campus Library Blogs

From Widener Law.

http://blogs.lawlib.widener.edu/delaware
  • Aug 22

    Welcome back to the Delaware Law School law library

    Welcome back to the Delaware Law School law library
    It’s another new school year! We’re happy to see our new and returning students back in the law library. Please stop by for studying or research. Why not check out some of our study aids? We have plenty of computers, carrels,…
  • Jun 8

    Power outages this weekend

    Power outages this weekend
    The library will be closing Friday, June 10th at 2:00 p.m. due to a scheduled campus-wide power outage. It is possible there may be another power outage this Saturday or Sunday. Please call 302-477-2244 to verify our hours before you come in.
  • May 23

    Library hours for Memorial Day

    Library hours for Memorial Day
    The library’s hours this week are: Monday, May 23 to Thursday, May 26 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. Friday, May 27 8 a.m. to 7 p.m. We will be closed May 28 through May 30 for Memorial Day. More information on library hours is on our website.
Rank this Week: 767

Oregon Legal Research

Oregon Legal Research

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

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

    Inaugural Stand-Alone SRLN Equal Justice Program Scheduled for February 2017

    Inaugural Stand-Alone SRLN Equal Justice Program Scheduled for February 2017
    The Self-Represented Litigation Network (SRLN) is an organization for Access-to-Justice (A2J) professionals, lawyers, judges, law librarians, law professors, law students, and others who believe that everyone has a right to free or…
  • Aug 22

    Next Big Thing: National Conference on Copyright of State Legal Material

    Next Big Thing: National Conference on Copyright of State Legal Material
    National Conference on Copyright of State Legal Materials If you don’t think it matters, i.e. free access to current and historical local law, then you aren’t paying attention. We can also only hope that any copyright law overhaul…
  • Aug 8

    Access to Justice: ABA Report from Commission on Future of Legal Service

    Access to Justice: ABA Report from Commission on Future of Legal Service
    Read the ABA article and the report: “Can the access-to-justice gap be closed? These recommendations might make it possible,” by Victor Li and James Podgers, ABA Journal, August 06, 2016. And read Bob Ambrogi’s comments on…
Rank this Week: 706

Oregon Legal Research

Oregon Legal Research

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

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

    Inaugural Stand-Alone SRLN Equal Justice Program Scheduled for February 2017

    Inaugural Stand-Alone SRLN Equal Justice Program Scheduled for February 2017
    The Self-Represented Litigation Network (SRLN) is an organization for Access-to-Justice (A2J) professionals, lawyers, judges, law librarians, law professors, law students, and others who believe that everyone has a right to free or…
  • Aug 22

    Next Big Thing: National Conference on Copyright of State Legal Material

    Next Big Thing: National Conference on Copyright of State Legal Material
    National Conference on Copyright of State Legal Materials If you don’t think it matters, i.e. free access to current and historical local law, then you aren’t paying attention. We can also only hope that any copyright law overhaul…
  • Aug 8

    Access to Justice: ABA Report from Commission on Future of Legal Service

    Access to Justice: ABA Report from Commission on Future of Legal Service
    Read the ABA article and the report: “Can the access-to-justice gap be closed? These recommendations might make it possible,” by Victor Li and James Podgers, ABA Journal, August 06, 2016. And read Bob Ambrogi’s comments on…
Rank this Week: 1700

3 Geeks and a Law Blog

3 Geeks and a Law Blog

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

http://www.geeklawblog.com/
  • Aug 22

    Firing A Few Law Firms Isn't Enough; Why Clients Must Ask For Change

    Firing A Few Law Firms Isn't Enough; Why Clients Must Ask For Change
    When buyers are dissatisfied, they shop elsewhere. Decline in demand signals the seller to change behavior. It's textbook. And yet it does not seem to be working in the legal market. Despite a decade of buyer dissatisfaction, behavior has…
  • Aug 16

    Exit Not Voice: Law Firms Don't Change Because Clients Aren't Asking

    Exit Not Voice: Law Firms Don't Change Because Clients Aren't Asking
    Actions are supposed to speak louder than words. And the direction of client action seems fairly unambiguous: Warning Signs for Big Firms as Report Sees Demand Drop-Off The Am Law 100: Signs of a Slowdown Global 100: Hitting the…
  • Aug 1

    Say Hello to Casetext's CARA - Case Analysis Research Assistant

    Say Hello to Casetext's CARA - Case Analysis Research Assistant
    As many of you that follow 3 Geeks know, I'm a big fan of the products that are coming out of Stanford University's CODEX program. One of the latest insights comes from a former CODEX fellow, Casetext, with their new CARA platform. Casetext's…
Rank this Week: 527

Legal Research is EASY

Legal Research is EASY

Covers basic legal research. By Bret Christensen.

http://legalresearchiseasy.blogspot.com/
  • Aug 22

    It Just Perpetuates Crime

    It Just Perpetuates Crime
    How many times have you read cases where people pay premiums for years and then, when they look to collect on a policy, the insurance companies pull a fast one and deny the claim?  I see it all the time.Funny, then, when I'm reading the…
  • Aug 15

    Take it to the Bank

    Take it to the Bank
    In today's news is a story about a homeless couple who received a $20,000 wedding all donated by their community. Despite research showing the more you pay on a wedding, the better chance your union will end in divorce, this community chose…
  • Aug 8

    Let's GO!

    Let's GO!
    The newest fad that has taken the online world by storm seems to be Pokemon Go.  Turns out, while playing the game (or while the game is being played), a number of people are also committing (or being victims of) some serious…
Rank this Week: 3777

The Blackacre Times

The Blackacre Times

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

http://theblackacretimes.com/
  • Aug 22

    Applied Legal Experience, Research, & Technology (ALERT)

    Applied Legal Experience, Research, & Technology (ALERT)
    The Law Library has a program called the Applied Legal Experience, Research, & Technology Program (or ALERT).  The non-credit program provides students with additional opportunities to learn advanced legal research and technology…
  • Aug 18

    Library: location, location, location

    Library: location, location, location
    Hopefully you have most of the law school ‘space’ figured out by now and have fully perfected attending the right class at the right time–the low hanging fruit of success. Eventually you will need to know where to locate…
  • Aug 16

    The 2016 Presidential Race: A Chance for History

    The 2016 Presidential Race: A Chance for History
    By John Evans If you are anything like me, right now two sets of stories dominate your social media feeds; stories of the Olympics and stories about the presidential elections. With the Olympics already receiving a blog post, I figured I will…
Rank this Week: 3343

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/
  • Aug 22

    What’s New in the Moritz Law Library?

    What’s New in the Moritz Law Library?
    The law library made a number of improvements over the summer to enhance the study environment and services to law students, including: New chairs for the third floor study tables New energy-efficient lighting for all study carrels Erasable…
  • May 31

    (Re)learning Legal Citation

    (Re)learning Legal Citation
    <!--[if gte mso 9]> Normal 0 false false false EN-US JA X-NONE …
  • May 9

    CBA Summer Associate Legal Research Seminar on June 3

    CBA Summer Associate Legal Research Seminar on June 3
    If you are a law student working in Columbus this summer, be sure to ask your employer about attending the Summer Associate Legal Research Seminar, presented by the Legal Research and Information Resources Committee of the Columbus Bar…
Rank this Week: 1341

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
  • Aug 22

    Law Library Letters, August 2016

    Law Library Letters, August 2016
    The law library is proud to present the first edition of our new newsletter, Library Letters. In this first edition you’ll find out: What changes the library made in response to the student survey last spring Where’s the quietest…
  • Aug 19

    Link Round-Up: August 19

    Link Round-Up: August 19
    The Back-to-School Headquarters Our new 1Ls had their first night of Orientation on Tuesday! We’ve already talked a lot about first year success tips (in fact, we have a whole LibGuide on it), but here’s one more link from…
  • Aug 15

    Happy Birthday Justice Breyer!

    Happy Birthday Justice Breyer!
    Supreme Court Justice Stephen G. Breyer turns 78 today! Fun Facts about Justice Breyer from Oyez.org: Born in San Francisco, California Majored in Philosophy at Stanford for undergrad Graduated magna cum laude from Harvard Law Clerked…
Rank this Week: 4211

Off the Shelf - The Osgood Hall…

Off the Shelf - The Osgood Hall Law School Library Blog

Covers developments in legal information and legal information technologies for research and practice.

http://libblog.osgoode.yorku.ca
  • Aug 22

    Recent Acquisitions, August 15 – August 22, 2016

    Recent Acquisitions, August 15 – August 22, 2016
    17 new acquisitions in Osgoode Hall Law School Library, including 12 from 2016: HD 8038 I8 M32 2004 The culture of profession in late Renaissance Italy University of Toronto Press, 2004 xv, 373 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm K ……
  • Aug 15

    Recent Acquisitions, August 8 – August 15, 2016

    Recent Acquisitions, August 8 – August 15, 2016
    25 new acquisitions in Osgoode Hall Law School Library, including 11 from 2016: Passing wealth on death : will-substitutes in comparative… Braun, Alexandra,, Röthel, Anne, K 805 A6 P37 2016 Passing wealth on death :…
  • Aug 8

    Canadian Legal Research and Writing Guide on CanLII

    Canadian Legal Research and Writing Guide on CanLII
    More great news from CanLII: Fans of the Best Guide Guide to Canadian Legal Research will be pleased to know that the site is now being hosted and updated by CanLII. The Best Guide has been freely available on the … Continue reading…
Rank this Week: 1600

Jenkins Law Library Blog

Jenkins Law Library Blog

Covers technology and legal research.

https://www.jenkinslaw.org/blog
  • Aug 19

    CCH Pennsylvania Employment Law - A Loislaw Library on Fastcase

    CCH Pennsylvania Employment Law - A Loislaw Library on Fastcase
    CCH Pennsylvania Employment Law Library is accessible to Jenkins' members on their desktops through Fastcase.* This handy resource provides case law, summaries, statutes and regulations. Once you have signed into jenkinslaw.org, access Member…
  • Aug 16

    New Pennsylvania Orphans' Court Rule

    New Pennsylvania Orphans' Court Rule
    The new Pennsylvania Orphans' Court Rules go into effect on Thursday, September 1. The new rules, as well as the Order and the Committee Report, are available online from the Orphans' Court Procedural Rules Committee. The new rules were…
  • Aug 9

    The Future Is Already Here And The Law Is Figuring Out How To Catch Up With It

    The Future Is Already Here And The Law Is Figuring Out How To Catch Up With It
    In the early aughts we marvelled at the wonders of the Internet age: Free videos. (Look, a kitty pulling down a shower curtain!) Satellite maps. (Hey, the Jones' pool is bigger than ours!) Smartphones. (Cool, Boston Market has an app!) But…
Rank this Week: 420

BLS Library Blog

BLS Library Blog

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

http://www.blslibrary.com/
  • Aug 19

    Welcome to the Library!

    Welcome to the Library!
    The BLS Library staff welcomes new and returning students to school for the 2016-2017 academic year.  We are here to help in whatever way we can with your print and electronic use of the Library. You may borrow reserve and circulating…
  • Aug 19

    Is the DMCA Unconstitutionally Overbroad?

    Is the DMCA Unconstitutionally Overbroad?
    Since passage in 1998 of the Digital Millennium Copyright Act, Pub. L. 105-304, media companies like Sony, Disney, Comcast and others have issued DMCA take down notices to remove online content from sites hosted by service providers,…
  • Aug 10

    Israeli Court Rules on Kafka Paper

    Israeli Court Rules on Kafka Paper
    In a major victory for libraries and public access to great literature, the Israeli Supreme Court this week issued a ruling concluding an eight-year legal battle about ownership of the literary works and letters of Franz Kafka. The series of…
Rank this Week: 71

Elon Law Library

Elon Law Library

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

http://elonlawlibrary.blogspot.com/
  • Aug 19

    Items Available for Check Out

    Items Available for Check Out
    Welcome Back!  The library staff is excited to welcome everyone back for another great Academic Year.  We would also like to remind you of some items available for checkout at the library. The Library has a table top podium…
  • Aug 3

    Access to Library Catalog

    Access to Library Catalog
    The library is currently experiencing technical difficulties with online access to the library catalog.  We expect the issue to be resolved shortly.  In the interim the Library's Collection can be searched using this web…
  • May 22

    Study Room Reservations Available

    Study Room Reservations Available
    Group Study Rooms are available for reservation if you need to engage in group study.  The rules for the Group Study Rooms are as follows.Group Study rooms are for groups of three or more students.Sign-up sheets for the Group Study Rooms…
Rank this Week: 4250

National Indian Law Library --…

National Indian Law Library -- News

Covers Native American legal issues, published by the National Indian Law Library, a public law library devoted to federal Indian and tribal law.

http://nilllibrary.blogspot.com/
  • Aug 18

    NILL added new content to the Indian Law Bulletins on 8/18

    NILL added new content to the Indian Law Bulletins on 8/18
    U.S. Courts of Appeals Bulletinhttp://www.narf.org/nill/bulletins/cta/2016cta.html United States v. Lasley (Sentencing - Guidelines to Major Crimes Act)U.S. Federal Trial Courts Bulletin…
  • Aug 11

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

    NILL added new content to the Indian Law Bulletins on 8/11
    U.S. Courts of Appeals Bulletinhttp://www.narf.org/nill/bulletins/cta/2016cta.html Ute Indian Tribe of the Uintah and Ouray Reservation v. Myton (Reservation Boundaries)Bodi v. Shingle Springs Band of Miwok Indians (Tribal Sovereign Immunity…
  • Aug 5

    NILL added new content to the Indian Law Bulletins on 8/5

    NILL added new content to the Indian Law Bulletins on 8/5
    U.S. Supreme Court Bulletin http://www.narf.org/nill/bulletins/sct/2015-2016update.htmlPetition for certiorari was filed on 7/13/16 in Jones v. Norton (Wrongful Death)U.S. Courts of Appeals…
Rank this Week: 1211

The Goodson Blogson

The Goodson Blogson

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

http://dukelawref.blogspot.com/
  • Aug 18

    New Research Guide to Business Association

    New Research Guide to Business Association
    Confused by corporations law? Take some time to learn more about this essential law school subject. Business Associations courses are a foundation for many upper-level law school classes in corporate and financial law topics, and will also be…
  • Aug 11

    Lawyers at the Movie

    Lawyers at the Movie
    Summer is traditionally Hollywood blockbuster season, and even the ABA Journal is getting in on the fun. This month's cover story includes a colorful round-up of The Six Types of Lawyer Movies, illustrated with "trading cards" for each…
  • Aug 2

    The Constitution in Your Pocket

    The Constitution in Your Pocket
    At last week's Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia, the United States Constitution made an unexpected guest appearance. Khizr and Ghazala Khan, the parents of a Muslim-American soldier who was killed in Iraq, appeared on stage…
Rank this Week: 1344

Hunter's Query

Hunter's Query

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

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

    Welcome, Class of 2019!

    Welcome, Class of 2019!
    The Law Library is happy to welcome the class of 2019 to the law school!  We’re excited that you’re here with us and want you to know that we’re here to help you throughout your legal education.  In addition to…
  • Aug 12

    Interlibrary Loan

    Interlibrary Loan
    Interlibrary Loan (ILL) is a free service for BYU Law faculty, staff, and students to assist with their research needs. ILL will locate and deliver to you: books, journal articles, and many other library…
  • May 12

    Two Self-Paced Language Learning and Supplementary Language Support Program

    Two Self-Paced Language Learning and Supplementary Language Support Program
    Pronunciator Pronunciator teaches 80 world languages, including TESOL, from 50 language interfaces. This program is a great tool for self-assisted language learning, to provide supplemental practice and support for language classes taken on…
Rank this Week: 112

Yale Law Library - News and Events

Yale Law Library - News and Events

Covers library acquisitions, book talks, and administrative news.

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

    Welcome to Yale Law School, Class of 2019

    Welcome to Yale Law School, Class of 2019
    Welcome to Yale Law School (YLS). We’re glad you’re here!
  • Aug 9

    New on the shelves: the first law book printed by a woman

    New on the shelves: the first law book printed by a woman
    This drawing is found in one of our recent acquisitions. What makes it special is that the book is the very first law book printed by a woman: Argumentum Institutionum imperialium, an edition of Justinian’s Institutes printed in Paris…
  • Jul 29

    Explosion at Black Tom: A forgotten history of sabotage during WWI

    Explosion at Black Tom: A forgotten history of sabotage during WWI
    This July, the Yale Law Library presents “Explosion at Black Tom: A forgotten history of sabotage during WWI”, an exhibit dedicated to the one hundred year anniversary of the Black Tom Island munitions depot explosion in Jersey…
Rank this Week: 724

Pappas Law Library Blog

Pappas Law Library Blog

From the Boston University School of Law.

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

    Career Resources From the Library

    Career Resources From the Library
    Whether you are participating in OCI or not, the library has resources to help you with your job search. If you are interested in finding contact information for BU alumni, for example, you can use Leadership Library. Additionally, we have a…
  • Aug 12

    Welcome!

    Welcome!
    Please join us in welcoming our newest law librarians: Stefanie Maclin-Hurd, Kate Cochrane, and Shira Megerman! Kindle
  • Jun 24

    Brexit – What does this mean for the EU and the UK?

    Brexit &ndash; What does this mean for the EU and the UK?
    The dramatic win of the Brexit campaign is dominating the news.  Any member state may withdraw from the EU under Art. 50 which can be found on Eur-Lex, the EU’s legal portal.  That withdrawal will take effect 2 years…
Rank this Week: 3118

Ramsey County Law Library Blog

Ramsey County Law Library Blog

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

http://ramseylawlibrary.org/
  • Aug 16

    So You’re NOT a Kid…Or Are You?

    So You’re NOT a Kid…Or Are You?
    The same legal issues that snag adults can just as easily snag minors.  But answers and solutions might be different simply because of the age factor.   If you are an adult seeking expungment of a criminal…
  • Aug 8

    Voter Disenfranchisment?

    Voter Disenfranchisment?
    Wisconsin, North Dakota, Texas and North Carolina all had voter fraud laws struck down recently by various federal courts.  In each case, the state law in question was found to disenfranchise nonwhite voters. North Carolina was…
  • Aug 1

    Minnesota Sentencing Guideline

    Minnesota Sentencing Guideline
    Be aware that today the 2016 Minnesota Sentencing Guidelines (MSG) go into effect.  Now if you or a client have recently been charged with a felony, you probably don’t need to worry about these new updated…
Rank this Week: 2152

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
Rank this Week: 24

Regent Law Library

Regent Law Library

Features library and legal news.

http://regentlawlibrary.blogspot.com/
  • Aug 16

    Welcome New Law Students!

    Welcome New Law Students!
    Welcome to Regent University School of Law!  The Law Library will play an important role in your law school education.  The Law Library offers both individual and group study areas and provides a physical collection containing…
  • Jun 21

    New Database: ProQuest Legislative Insight

    New Database: ProQuest Legislative Insight
    The Law Library Collection now includes Legislative Insight, a federal legislative history service that makes available thoroughly researched compilations of digital full-text publications created by Congress during the process leading…
  • Apr 4

    Upcoming Legal Research Training

    Upcoming Legal Research Training
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VALLTalk

VALLTalk

From the Virginia Association of Law Libraries.

http://valltalk.blogspot.com/
  • Aug 16

    AALL 2016: Hopeful for the Future

    AALL 2016: Hopeful for the Future
    by Greg Stoner This July, with extremely generous support from both VALL and my employer, I attended the AALL Annual Meeting in Chicago. As I had previously attended the Annual Meeting only once before (in 2010), I was particularly excited to…
  • Aug 15

    AALL 2016: A Noob’s Perspective

    AALL 2016: A Noob’s Perspective
    by Alex Jakubow Attending the recent AALL meeting in Chicago symbolized my formal transition into academic law librarianship.  I never attended law school.  I never received any formal training in library science.  Instead, I…
  • Jun 14

    VLA Council Meeting, June 8, 2016

    VLA Council Meeting, June 8, 2016
    Submitted by Lara Dresser  Highlights of the VLA Council Meeting:·         Seeking submissions for the 2016 annual edition of the Virginia Libraries Journal—deadline August 1st:…
Rank this Week: 4201

Gallagher Blogs

Gallagher Blogs

Features library news and legal research tips. From the Marian Gould Gallagher Law Library of the University of Washington School of Law.

http://gallagherlawlibrary.blogspot.com/
  • Aug 15

    Of Local Interest: Justice Department Report on the Seattle Police Department

    Of Local Interest: Justice Department Report on the Seattle Police Department
    Actually, it is a report submitted by three academics and a member of the Police Foundation. The report is called:Promoting Officer Integrity Through Early Engagements and Procedural Justice in the Seattle Police Department (May 2016, 149…
  • Aug 14

    Miranda at 50

    Miranda at 50
    Marking Miranda v. Arizona's anniversary, ABAJournal.com has a slideshow, 50 Years of Miranda in Popular Culture, compiled by Brenan Sharp. Photo collage by Brenan SharpFor an overview, see the pages on Miranda  in the U.S.…
  • Aug 1

    Interactive Online Exhibits on U.S. Presidential Election

    Interactive Online Exhibits on U.S. Presidential Election
    The National Archives and Records Administration has teamed up with Google to present 13 online exhibits on U.S. Presidential elections in Google Arts & Culture.According to a NARA blog post:These specially curated exhibits feature…
Rank this Week: 727

Et Seq. - The Harvard Law School…

Et Seq. - The Harvard Law School Library Blog

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

http://etseq.law.harvard.edu/
  • Aug 15

    Summer Reading 2016

    Summer Reading 2016
    At the end of last academic year, we used our bulletin board to ask you what you planned to read this summer. In case anyone out there has some beach time left this month, here are some of the highlights–check them out! Rework…
  • Aug 15

    852 RARE: Games People Play*

    852 RARE: Games People Play*
    Believe it or not, Historical & Special Collections is home to some law-related games, including playing cards and materials created to help students learn the law. This set of educational cards, published in Halle, Germany in 1709, was…
  • Aug 8

    Caselaw Access Project

    Caselaw Access Project
    The Harvard Law School Library is pleased to announce “Caselaw Access Project” as the formal name for its long-running project to help make U.S. state and federal court decisions freely accessible online. The Library began this…
Rank this Week: 609

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/
  • Aug 15

    Law Library: News & Events: Congress.gov Account Survey

    Law Library: News &amp; Events: Congress.gov Account Survey
    The Law Library of Congress would like to know how you use your Congress.gov account (or why you might not have one) and what account features are important to you. Do you track legislation? Members? Please fill out this short survey to…
  • Jul 15

    Law Library: News & Events: National Archives and Law Library of Congress to Host Proposed Amendments Wikipedia Edit-a-Thon

    Law Library: News &amp; Events: National Archives and Law Library of Congress to Host Proposed Amendments Wikipedia Edit-a-Thon
    The National Archives and the Law Library of Congress are hosting a Wikipedia edit-a-thon for the proposed amendments to the U.S. Constitution on Friday, July 29 from 10:00 am to 5:00 pm at the National Archives in the Innovation Hub and…
  • Jul 12

    Law Library: News & Events: Congress.gov Content Survey

    Law Library: News &amp; Events: Congress.gov Content Survey
    Do you use Congress.gov? The Law Library of Congress would like to hear from you.  Take a few minutes to complete the new Congress.gov Content Survey.   The goal of this new survey is to receive 250 responses.…
Rank this Week: 1434