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beSpacific

beSpacific

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

http://www.bespacific.com/
  • Aug 21

    Quarterly Gross Domestic Product by State, 2005–2013 (Prototype Statistics)

    Quarterly Gross Domestic Product by State, 2005–2013 (Prototype Statistics)
    August 20, 2014: “…the U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis released prototype statistics of quarterly gross domestic product (GDP) by state for 2005–2013. These new statistics provide a more complete picture of economic growth…
  • Aug 21

    The transmission of unconventional monetary policy to the emerging market

    The transmission of unconventional monetary policy to the emerging market
    The transmission of unconventional monetary policy to the emerging markets, BIS Papers No 78 August 2014. 367 pages, PDF. “Highly accommodative monetary policies in the major advanced economies and the questions about the exit…
  • Aug 21

    Economic Characteristics of Households in the US: 1st, 2nd, 3rd and 4th Quarters 2012

    Economic Characteristics of Households in the US: 1st, 2nd, 3rd and 4th Quarters 2012
    US Census: “This collection of seven tables for each quarter comes from the Survey of Income and Program Participation. The tables that examine the role of government-sponsored benefit programs and the labor market among the…
Rank this Week: 28

Slaw

Slaw

A Canadian cooperative weblog on all things legal.

http://www.slaw.ca
  • Aug 21

    Why Checks and Balances Must Come First

    Why Checks and Balances Must Come First
    In my last post, I posed a question to readers: Do we need a global digital bill of rights? It was also the topic of a fascinating panel discussion I moderated in at the CBA’s CLC in St. John’s last week. Perhaps predictably,…
  • Aug 21

    Rethinking the Way a Court Formats and Publishes Its Judgment

    Rethinking the Way a Court Formats and Publishes Its Judgment
    If you could change the way a court formatted or published its judgments, what changes would you recommend? XML? Typography? Are there any courts whose judgments you think are better (looking) than the rest? Or are there any ongoing…
  • Aug 21

    Interesting Take on the Duty to Accommodate

    Interesting Take on the Duty to Accommodate
    An employer can do nothing and still meet its duty to accommodate, so long as it turns out that the employer could not have accommodated the complainant without undue hardship. This was the decision of the Federal Court of Appeal in the…
Rank this Week: 76

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 21

    Environmental Rights in Constitution

    Environmental Rights in Constitution
    A lot of countries have constitutional provisions establishing a right to a clean and healthy environment. Which ones? And what language do they use?A political science and public policy professor has put together information from several…
  • Aug 7

    Conflicts Among Wash. Court of Appeals Division

    Conflicts Among Wash. Court of Appeals Division
    Unlike the federal circuits, the Washington Court of Appeals is a "unitary system"—one court that sits in three divisions, not three separate courts. But sometimes panels from two divisions disagree with each other, so there can be…
  • Aug 4

    Upcoming Library Hours Change

    Upcoming Library Hours Change
    When School of Law summer quarter exams end this Friday, August 8th, the Law Library and the Reference Office will begin interim hours of operation.The Library will be open weekdays, Monday through Friday, 8am - 5pm.The Reference Office will…
Rank this Week: 930

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 21

    NILL added new content to 5 Indian Law Bulletins on 8/21

    NILL added new content to 5 Indian Law Bulletins on 8/21
    * State Courts Bulletin http://www.narf.org/nill/bulletins/state/2014state.htmlCases featured: In re Alexandria P. (Indian Child Welfare Act, placement) Grace L. v. State, Dept. of Health & Social Services, Office of Children's Services…
  • Aug 14

    NILL added new content to 5 Indian Law Bulletins on 8/14

    NILL added new content to 5 Indian Law Bulletins on 8/14
    * State Courts Bulletinhttp://www.narf.org/nill/bulletins/state/2014state.htmlCases featured: South v. Lujan (sovereign immunity, application of state law) In re Isaiah W. (Indian Child Welfare Act, timely appeal) * United States Federal…
  • Aug 13

    NILL added new content to 6 Indian Law Bulletins on 7/31

    NILL added new content to 6 Indian Law Bulletins on 7/31
    Please note: To view these updates, please look in the “archives” sections of the bulletin pages as these updates were posted prior to the 8/8 update.  * U.S. Courts of Appeals Bulletin - find case summaries and links to…
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Legal Scholarship Blog

Legal Scholarship Blog

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

http://legalscholarshipblog.com
  • Aug 21

    BioIP New Scholars Workshop—Boston, MA

    BioIP New Scholars Workshop—Boston, MA
    The American Society for Law, Medicine & Ethics (ASLME) invites submissions for the first annual bioIP New Scholars Workshop, which will take place May 7, 2015, at Boston University School of Law. Abstracts are due by Oct. 1, 2014. The…
  • Aug 10

    Ethics & Law for Those with Special Needs—Phoenix, AZ

    Ethics & Law for Those with Special Needs—Phoenix, AZ
    The American Society of Law, Medicine & Ethics presents The Ethics and the Law for Those with Special Needs: Fair Is What Fair Is Feb. 18-20, 2015, at the University of Arizona College of Medicine, Phoenix. mw
  • Aug 10

    Feminisms, Structural Violence & Transitional Justice—Toronto, ON

    Feminisms, Structural Violence & Transitional Justice—Toronto, ON
    The Institute for Feminist Legal Studies at Osgoode (Osgoode Hall School of Law, York University) invites proposals for papers, panels, and roundtables for Feminisms, Structural Violence and Transitional Justice, a one-day workshop to be held…
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The Fred Parks Law Library Blog

The Fred Parks Law Library Blog

Covers legal news and resources. From the South Texas College of Law.

http://thefredparkslawlibrary.blogspot.com/
  • Aug 21

    Collection Spotlight

    Collection Spotlight
    Now Appearing in the Library!One L of a year : how to maximize your success in law schoolby Leah M. ChristensenCarolina Academic Press, 2012KF 283 .C485 2012 Main4(but currently on top of the Reference Shelves on Main2)
  • Aug 15

    Welcome Back!

    Welcome Back!
    To new students as well as returning students we the friendly librarians at the Fred Parks Law Library welcome you back for Fall 2014.  We as librarians look forward to assisting whenever possible.  Please note our new hours of…
  • Jun 2

    Build Your Business Knowledge with CORe and the Harvard Business School

    Build Your Business Knowledge with CORe and the Harvard Business School
    In the world of higher education, web-based learning is nothing new. Many institutions offer online degree programs in a variety of disciplines, and the world of MOOCs is growing by leaps and bounds, but, according to critics, online…
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Library Stuff

Library Stuff

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

http://www.librarystuff.net
  • Aug 21

    Mellon Grant Advances Library Digitization Effort

    Mellon Grant Advances Library Digitization Effort
    “The Washington University Libraries have been awarded a $50,000 grant by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation. The grant will allow the Libraries to implement Hydra, a powerful open-source software system used by research institutions…
  • Aug 21

    Hint of Scandal Embroils Queens Library’s Leader

    Hint of Scandal Embroils Queens Library’s Leader
    “There it is atop the Queens Public Library’s headquarters: The roof deck at the heart of an inquiry into misused money, where some say the president of the library, Thomas W. Galante, likes to take cigarette breaks. Four…
  • Aug 21

    Gardeners on Alert as Pennsylvania Targets Risks of Seed Exchange

    Gardeners on Alert as Pennsylvania Targets Risks of Seed Exchange
    “A crackdown by Pennsylvania regulators on a seed exchange at a small library has put gardeners and advocates of locally grown organic food on alert across the country. In June, the Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture told a public…
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Mendik Matters

Mendik Matters

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

http://www.mendikmatters.org/
  • Aug 21

    Add Us to Your Contact List

    Add Us to Your Contact List
    Remember that you can chat with a librarian at the Reference Desk by text message (917.300.1933) and by instant message (AIM, Yahoo Messenger and GoogleTalk screen names:   nylslib).  We welcome your inquiries about library…
  • Aug 19

    Mendik Library’s Fall Semester Hour

    Mendik Library’s Fall Semester Hour
    Click here to view the Mendik Library’s fall semester hours. 
  • Aug 15

    Welcome from the Library Director

    Welcome from the Library Director
    On behalf of the Mendik Library, I want to extend my welcome and congratulations to the entering classes of 2017/18. We are all looking forward to meeting you as you embark on a challenging and exciting journey. For most law students, the…
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Pace Law Library Blog

Pace Law Library Blog

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

http://library.blogs.law.pace.edu/
  • Aug 21

    Starting at Law School? This May Help!

    Starting at Law School? This May Help!
    Reluctantly admitting, the summer is coming to an end and the fall semester is approaching fast. Pace Law School community is preparing to welcome its Fall 2014 incoming class next week and looks forward to another successful year…
  • Aug 14

    Pace Law Library Hosted a Delegation from Republic of Georgia

    Pace Law Library Hosted a Delegation from Republic of Georgia
    On August 13, 2014, Pace Law Library was honored to host a three member delegation from the High School of Justice, Tbilisi, Republic of Georgia, one of the premier training centers for judges. The Director of the High School, the Deputy…
  • Jul 31

    Environmental Report Roundup July 2014

    Environmental Report Roundup July 2014
    Below please find a list of select environmental reports published in July 2014. Congressional Research Service Reports What Is the Farm Bill?, July 23, 2014 State CO2 Emission Rate Goals in EPA’s Proposed Rule for Existing Power…
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Virtual Library Cat's Eye View

Virtual Library Cat's Eye View

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

http://deanelawlibrary.blogspot.com/
  • Aug 21

    America’s Great Outdoor

    America’s Great Outdoor
    According to its Web site, “America's Great Outdoors (AGO) is an initiative to develop a 21st century approach to conservation and outdoor recreation. AGO brings together many federal agencies to work together with state and local…
  • Aug 20

    New on HeinOnline: State Statutes: A Historical Archive

    New on HeinOnline: State Statutes: A Historical Archive
    One of HeinOnline's newer collections is State Statues: A Historical Archive. This collection includes more than 2,000 volumes and more than 2,000,000 pages of historical superseded state statutes.  The collection does not provide access…
  • Aug 19

    Congratulations to the 1L Library Raffle Winners!

    Congratulations to the 1L Library Raffle Winners!
    Thank you to all the 1Ls who stopped by the Hofstra Law Library table at the Law School and University Resources Welcome Fair and Lunch yesterday at Adams Quad.Congratulations to our library raffle prize winners!Richard CatalanoKatelyn…
Rank this Week: 452

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 21

    BLIP Clinic Fights Off Patent Troll

    BLIP Clinic Fights Off Patent Troll
    The recent success of Brooklyn Law School’s BLIP clinic in bringing about the dismissal of the patent infringement case of 911 Notify LLC v. Carshield Services Inc. filed in U.S. District Court for the District of Delaware demonstrates…
  • Aug 15

    Welcome First Years!

    Welcome First Years!
    The Library staff wishes our new entering class the very best of luck as you embark on your law school career.  We are here to help you in using the Library and with its electronic and print resources.  You will learn about some of…
  • Aug 8

    Legal Research Guides – a Great Way to Get Started on Legal Research

    Legal Research Guides – a Great Way to Get Started on Legal Research
    Did you know there are detailed legal research guides freely available on the Internet on virtually any legal topic you can imagine?  Most of these guides are written by subject specialist law school librarians, although they can also be…
Rank this Week: 528

Jenkins Law Library Blog

Jenkins Law Library Blog

Covers technology and legal research.

https://www.jenkinslaw.org/blog
  • Aug 21

    LexisNexis Practice Guides for New Jersey Now Available

    LexisNexis Practice Guides for New Jersey Now Available
    We recently added LexisNexis Practice Guides for New Jersey to our collection! Topics include civil discovery, criminal procedure, insurance litigation, pretrial practice, probate and estate administration, and more. Search the Jenkins'…
  • Aug 11

    Jenkins Law Library Video Tip (Episode 201403): NewsBank's New User Interface

    Jenkins Law Library Video Tip (Episode 201403): NewsBank's New User Interface
    Jenkins Law Library Video Tip (Episode 201403): As of the end of July 2014, NewsBank sports a new user interface. This video illustrates some of the changes, especially with regard to searching specific newspapers. NewsBank is a 24/7 benefit…
  • Jul 31

    Jenkins On Your Desktop: New York Times on General OneFile

    Jenkins On Your Desktop: New York Times on General OneFile
    General OneFile has full text articles from the New York Times from 1985 to present. General OneFile also includes indexing for the New York Times Book Review (1977-present) and the New York Times Magazine (1977-present). A delay may be…
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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
  • Aug 21

    New Report: Sentencing Guideline

    New Report: Sentencing Guideline
    The Law Library of Congress is proud to present a new report, Sentencing Guidelines. Sentencing guidelines in the common law countries of Australia, England and Wales, India, South Africa, and Uganda vary significantly. England and Wales…
  • Jun 18

    New Report: Child Restraint and Seat Belt Regulation

    New Report: Child Restraint and Seat Belt Regulation
    The Law Library of Congress is proud to present a new report, Child Restraint and Seat Belt Regulations. This report contains citations to the laws on seat belt use in Antigua and Barbuda, Australia, Bahamas, Brazil, Canada, China, Cyprus,…
  • Jun 17

    New Research Report: Bond Requirements in Procurement Protest Procedure in Selected Countrie

    New Research Report: Bond Requirements in Procurement Protest Procedure in Selected Countrie
    The Law Library of Congress is proud to present a new report, Bond Requirements in Procurement Protest Procedure in Selected Countries. This report contains information on twenty-one countries on the question of whether a bond is required…
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CWSL Library News

CWSL Library News

From the California Western School of Law.

http://blogs.cwsl.edu/blog/library/
  • Aug 21

    All Library fines/pay printing charges…

    All Library fines/pay printing charges will need to be paid by Friday 9/5 by 3pm. Cash and checks only. Please note that if your accounts are not settled by the time grades are mailed out, your GRADES WILL BE HELD. Graduates, please note,…
  • Aug 20

    New Student Orientation is today! That…

    New Student Orientation is today! That means students touring the library. If you’re studying for finals, the tours DO NOT go to the 3rd floor so you can find some quiet study space up there.
  • Aug 19

    The library will be closed on Labor day,…

    The library will be closed on Labor day, so you can go out and relax without worrying about studying before the new trimester.
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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 21

    Podcast on Preparing for Your First Semester of Law School

    Podcast on Preparing for Your First Semester of Law School
    As you ease into your 1L existence, consider taking the time to listen to this helpful podcast on Preparing for Your First Semester of Law School. The professors who prepared the podcast offer insights and advice on time management, preparing…
  • Aug 20

    Welcome!

    Welcome!
    Welcome 1Ls to Library Orientation!
  • Aug 19

    Do You Have a Form For…

    Do You Have a Form For…
    The short answer is probably because there are so many places to look for forms. Whether it is a form for court use (official or unofficial), transactional forms or forms for an agency—your first stop should be CM Law Library’s…
Rank this Week: 475

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/
  • Aug 21

    Gang jailed for stealing bank card details worth £16m – The Guardian

    Gang jailed for stealing bank card details worth £16m – The Guardian
    ‘A gang of fraudsters have been jailed for between 21 and 64 months for stealing bank card details potentially worth up to £16m from more than 60,000 people in the UK and abroad.’ Full story The Guardian, 21st August 2014…
  • Aug 21

    Policeman told girlfriend of confidential drugs top-off – BBC New

    Policeman told girlfriend of confidential drugs top-off – BBC New
    ‘An ex-police officer who used confidential information to tip off his girlfriend about her brother being reported for drug offences has been jailed for 17 months.’ Full story BBC News, 21st August 2014 Source: www.bbc.co.uk
  • Aug 21

    Undercover police officers will not face sex charges – BBC New

    Undercover police officers will not face sex charges – BBC New
    ‘Four undercover police officers accused of starting relationships with women will not face sexual offence charges, prosecutors have said.’ Full story BBC News, 21st August 2014 Source: www.bbc.co.uk
Rank this Week: 4

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 21

    An Introduction to Congress.gov

    An Introduction to Congress.gov
    Barbara Bavis, Ashley Sundin, and I are happy to bring you an introduction to Congress.gov.  This video provides a brief explanation of how to use the new features in the latest release, such as accounts, saved searches,…
  • Aug 20

    An Interview with Colleen Hybl, Daly Topp, and Shannon Wang

    An Interview with Colleen Hybl, Daly Topp, and Shannon Wang
    This summer Jolande Goldberg and I had three talented women working with us on the Indigenous Law Portal: Colleen Hybl, Daly Topp, and Shannon Wang. These interns were part of the LC Knowledge Navigators Program Non-paid Internship…
  • Aug 19

    Recent Law Library of Congress Report on National Funding of Road Infrastructure

    Recent Law Library of Congress Report on National Funding of Road Infrastructure
    According to a June 2014 report by the United States Congressional Budget Office (CBO), most of the annual spending by the federal government on surface transportation programs is in the form of grants to state and local governments. These…
Rank this Week: 598

Cleveland Law Library Weblog

Cleveland Law Library Weblog

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

http://suealtmeyer.typepad.com/cleveland_law_library_web/
  • Aug 21

    Tech Thursday: Tips For Longer Laptop Battery Life

    Tech Thursday: Tips For Longer Laptop Battery Life
    Ever wish you could extend the battery life on your laptop? PCMAG.COM's Brian Westover tells us how to get more out or our battery in his article, "9 Tips for Longer Laptop Battery Life". You can read it here.
  • Aug 14

    Tech Thursday: Reclaim Control Over Your Digital Self

    Tech Thursday: Reclaim Control Over Your Digital Self
    Ever wonder how much data is there about you online? When you think about it, it's kind of frightening. To help you get a handle on this, Natasha Stokes, in her article "Take Control of Your Personal Data", lists a...
  • Aug 7

    Tech Thursday: How To Make & Take Calls Anonymously

    Tech Thursday: How To Make & Take Calls Anonymously
    Ever wish you could have a disposable phone number? Well you can. Techlicious' Suzanne Kantra's article, "How to Make Your Phone Number Private" gives you four ways to do just that. You can read her article here.
Rank this Week: 776

CT Judicial Law Libraries' NewsLog

CT Judicial Law Libraries' NewsLog

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

http://ersa.jud.ct.gov/lawlibnews/Lists/Posts/AllPosts.aspx
  • Aug 21

    Habeas Supreme Court Opinion - 8/21/2014

    Habeas Supreme Court Opinion - 8/21/2014
    Category: Recent Decisions;Habeas Opinions Body: SC18825 - Anderson v. Commissioner of Correction (Habeas; certification from Appellate Court; "...the petitioner contends that the Appellate Court improperly concluded that he was not…
  • Aug 20

    Criminal Law Supreme Court Opinions - 8/20/2014

    Criminal Law Supreme Court Opinions - 8/20/2014
    Category: Recent Decisions;Criminal Opinions Body: SC18913 - State v. Andrews (Felony murder; "The defendant, Lawrence R. Andrews, appeals from the judgment of conviction, rendered after a jury trial, of one count of felony murder in…
  • Aug 19

    New Research Guide - Foreclosure of Condominium Liens in Connecticut

    New Research Guide - Foreclosure of Condominium Liens in Connecticut
    Category: Legal Research;FYI;Self-Help Body: A new research guide - Foreclosure of Condominium Liens in Connecticut - has been posted to our web page.   Table of Contents: Section 1: Right to Assess Fees Section 2: Foreclosure of…
Rank this Week: 576

Charlotte Law Library News

Charlotte Law Library News

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

http://charlottelawlibrary.wordpress.com
  • Aug 21

    What’s in a Day as a Charlotte Law Librarian?

    What’s in a Day as a Charlotte Law Librarian?
    We are excited to announce that the Charlotte School of Law Library won First Place in the “Best Video” category of the 2014 American Association of Law Libraries 2014 Day in the Life contest! librarians on patrol: no book left…
  • Aug 20

    ALR Student’s Corner: Bender’s Forms of Discovery

    ALR Student’s Corner: Bender’s Forms of Discovery
    Introduction Discovery is a key part of a civil or criminal action because it can force an adverse party to disclose information and evidence that is essential to the preparation of the requesting party’s case.  Because discovery…
  • Aug 19

    Free Online Resource for Immigration: Immigration Consequences of a Criminal Conviction in North Carolina

    Free Online Resource for Immigration: Immigration Consequences of a Criminal Conviction in North Carolina
    Charlotte Law Library is continuing a series of blogs on the free online resources available on the website of the North Carolina Court System Office of Indigent Defense Services (NCIDS). This blog will focus on the Immigration Consequences…
Rank this Week: 1012

Law Library Blog

Law Library Blog

From the University of British Columbia Law Library.

http://law.library.ubc.ca/category/blog/
  • Aug 20

    Pay for Print

    Pay for Print
    UBC Library is in the process of transitioning from the use of special purpose copy cards, to a one card system. Faculty, students, and staff who wish to make photocopies or print documents from the library will use their UBCcard. The Pay for…
  • Aug 18

    New Books at the Law Library – August 18, 2014

    New Books at the Law Library – August 18, 2014
    LAW LIBRARY reference room (level 2): K530 .I57 v. 6:7 Cornelius G. van der Merwe, Security in Immovables (Tübingen: Mohr Siebeck / Dordrecht: Martinus Nijhoff, 2014. LAW LIBRARY reference room (level 2): K530 .I57 v. 15 Matthew W.…
  • Aug 11

    New Books at the Law Library – August 11, 2014

    New Books at the Law Library – August 11, 2014
    LAW LIBRARY level 3: K1401 .M89 2014 Laura J. Murray, S. Tina Piper & Kirsty Robertson, Putting Intellectual Property in its Place: Rights Discourses, Creative Labor, and the Everyday (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2014). LAW LIBRARY…
Rank this Week: 1467

Due Process

Due Process

By the Georgetown Law Library.

https://blogs.commons.georgetown.edu/dueprocess/
  • Aug 20

    Economic Opportunity Act, signed August 20, 1964

    Economic Opportunity Act, signed August 20, 1964
    Fifty Years ago today, on August 20, 1964, President Johnson signed the Economic Opportunity Act into law, creating the Community Action Program, Job Corps, and Volunteers in Service to America (VISTA). A legislative history of the Economic…
  • Aug 7

    Preparing for an interview?

    Preparing for an interview?
    The library’s Job Searching Research Guide features a number of databases and other resources available to prepare you for your interview. Using these materials, you can find out biographical information about your interviewer, locate…
  • Aug 6

    Can’t Find It in the Library? Map It!

    Can’t Find It in the Library? Map It!
    There’s an old joke about an out-of-town traveler who got lost in the back woods of Maine. The frustrated traveler noticed a farmer at work by the road and pulled over to ask for directions. The farmer pondered for a moment, then slowly…
Rank this Week: 2504

Cincinnati Law Library Blog

Cincinnati Law Library Blog

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

http://cincinnatilaw.blogspot.com/
  • Aug 20

    Same-sex marriage cases governed by 1972 SCOTUS decision?

    Same-sex marriage cases governed by 1972 SCOTUS decision?
    Could a 1972 SCOTUS decision cause a divide among circuits and send same-sex marriage cases on a fast track to the U.S. Supreme Court? This is the question raised in a recent Washington Post article about the case of Baker v. Nelson (1972),…
  • Aug 20

    Tribute to our colleague

    Tribute to our colleague
    It’s with sorrow that we inform our readers of the passing of our long-time colleague Charles Kallendorf on August 19, following a period of declining health.  Chuck had worked for Hamilton County for nearly forty years, in the Law Library…
  • Aug 19

    Mineral rights cases to be heard by Supreme Court of Ohio

    Mineral rights cases to be heard by Supreme Court of Ohio
    Court News Ohio reports that the Supreme Court of Ohio is set to hear two cases involving mineral rights on Wednesday. The cases have arisen largely due to the use of fracking and horizontal drilling in Ohio and have potential multi-million…
Rank this Week: 1262

Delaware Campus Library Blogs

Delaware Campus Library Blogs

From Widener Law.

http://blogs.lawlib.widener.edu/delaware
  • Aug 20

    Delaware passes law governing digital asset

    Delaware passes law governing digital asset
    Delaware recently passed HB 345, the Fiduciary Access to Digital Assets and Digital Accounts Act. Here is the bill itself and here is the legislative history. The new law is based on the Uniform Fiduciary Access to Digital Assets Act…
  • Aug 19

    Welcome back to the law library

    Welcome back to the 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,…
  • Aug 15

    Mobile printing now available

    Mobile printing now available
    You can now send print jobs to the law library printers from your laptop, smartphone, tablet or other mobile device. You can send print jobs to the printers at the Hexes on the second floor of the library or to the Xerox copiers on the first…
Rank this Week: 1414

The Gavel

The Gavel

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

http://law.okcu.edu/?cat=19
  • Aug 20

    Welcome and welcome back! The Law Library…

    Welcome and welcome back! The Law Library is excited to introduce a revamped Award of Accomplishment in Legal Research Skills (Award) this year, with changes to make earning the Award more accommodating to students’ busy schedules.…
  • Aug 7

    Gun Laws – Commerce Clause vs. Supremacy Clause

    Gun Laws – Commerce Clause vs. Supremacy Clause
    States’ rights advocates across the U.S. have been busy in the recent years, challenging the federal government’s authority on issues such as immigration (see, e.g., 2010 Arizona SB 1070) and gun laws.Lyle Denniston, the…
  • Jul 31

    The Rotten World of Legal Citation

    The Rotten World of Legal Citation
    In the past few years, the issue of link rot has become a growing concern in relation to broken links in legal citations, most notably in U.S. Supreme Court decisions. Two articles that discuss this problem in detail are:Raizel… Read…
Rank this Week: 1649

BLAWg IN Bloom: The Indiana Law…

BLAWg IN Bloom: The Indiana Law Library Blog

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

http://www.law.indiana.edu/lawlibrary/blawg
  • Aug 20

    Welcome New Student

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

    Good Luck on the Bar Exam!

    Good Luck on the Bar Exam!
    After a summer of studying, it’s finally here. Today is the first day of the bar exam.   We’ve seen several of you at the Law Library nearly every day this summer, and we know that you’ve worked hard and are…
  • May 22

    Services for Alumni

    Services for Alumni
    You graduated.  Congratulations!  Here’s our gift to you: The Law Library is here to help you even post-graduation.  Our newest service for alumni is a subscription to HeinOnline’s Alumni Access Program, which…
Rank this Week: 4305

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 20

    UNPUBLISHED OPINION: State v. Leachman

    UNPUBLISHED OPINION: State v. Leachman
    The Montana Supreme Court has issued an Unpublished Opinion in the following matter: CRIMINAL – JUSTICE COURT APPEAL DA 13-0627, 2014 MT 231N, STATE OF MONTANA, Plaintiff and Appellee, v. JAMES HENRY LEACHMAN, Defendant and Appellant.
  • Aug 20

    UNPUBLISHED OPINION: Marriage of Strieter

    UNPUBLISHED OPINION: Marriage of Strieter
    The Montana Supreme Court has issued an Unpublished Opinion in the following matter: CIVIL – DOMESTIC RELATIONS DA 14-0134, 2014 MT 230N, IN RE THE MARRIAGE OF: DEBRA STRIETER, Petitioner and Appellee, and CAREY STRIETER, Respondent and…
  • Aug 20

    UNPUBLISHED OPINION: Jenkins v. U.S. Bank

    UNPUBLISHED OPINION: Jenkins v. U.S. Bank
    The Montana Supreme Court has issued an Unpublished Opinion in the following matter: CIVIL – INJUNCTION DA 13-0838, 2014 MT 229N, JOHN JENKINS and CANDACE JENKINS, Plaintiffs and Appellants, v. U.S. BANK NATIONAL ASSOCIATION TRUSTEE,…
Rank this Week: 22

Legal Informatics Blog

Legal Informatics Blog

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

http://legalinformatics.wordpress.com
  • Aug 20

    Transactional legal hackathon, NYC: Code the Deal: September 19-21, 2014

    Transactional legal hackathon, NYC: Code the Deal: September 19-21, 2014
    Code the Deal: A Transactional Legal Tech Hackathon is scheduled to be held 19-21 September 2014 in New York City. Here is a description from New York Legal Hackers, one of the organizers of the event: [...] Code the Deal … Continue…
  • Aug 20

    Hagan: Applications invited for: Access to Justice Design Sprint

    Hagan: Applications invited for: Access to Justice Design Sprint
    Margaret Hagan of Stanford University has posted Access to Justice Design Sprint, at the Program for Legal Tech + Design. Here are excerpts from the post: Are you a User Experience or Interface designer with an interest in public service?…
  • Aug 18

    LegalTech Startup Weekend San Francisco 2014: Results, storify, links, and resource

    LegalTech Startup Weekend San Francisco 2014: Results, storify, links, and resource
    LegalTech Startup Weekend San Francisco was held August 15-17, 2014, in San Francisco, California, USA. The event’s Website is at: http://legalsf.startupweekend.org/ The Twitter hashtag for the event was #legaltechSW The Twitter account…
Rank this Week: 277

Seattle University Law Library…

Seattle University Law Library INFO

Covers legal news, legal research and library news.

http://lawlibraryblog.seattleu.edu/
  • Aug 20

    Trial of the Month: John Hinckley Jr. Trial

    Trial of the Month: John Hinckley Jr. Trial
    In 1981, John Hinckley Jr. attempted to assassinate President Reagan. He shot the President, a police officer, and a Secret Service agent. He also seriously wounded Press Secretary James Brady. The attack was an attempt to gain the affections…
  • Aug 4

    National Sea Grant Law Center

    National Sea Grant Law Center
    The National Sea Grant Law Center provides free access to information and resources about coastal problems and issues. Content includes analytical reports and articles from the Center’s journals and newsletters.
  • Aug 1

    Legal History Source: Piracy Trials (pre 1923)

    Legal History Source: Piracy Trials (pre 1923)
    The Law Library of Congress has digitized its collection of pre-1923 piracy trials. This historical collection is critical for understanding how the various nations of the world handled piracy before the year 1900. The full texts of these…
Rank this Week: 808

Cocky Law Blawg

Cocky Law Blawg

Legal research tips & musings. By the Coleman Karesh Law Library.

http://blawg.law.sc.edu
  • Aug 19

    Welcome New Students!

    Welcome New Students!
    The faculty and staff of the Coleman Karesh welcomed the 220+ new students to the library for the Library/IT Orientation this morning, August 19th.  The law students received their WestlawNext, Lexis Advance, and Bloomberg Law password…
  • Mar 25

    Legal Research Tip: Lexis Advance Adds Popular Names Table

    Legal Research Tip: Lexis Advance Adds Popular Names Table
    It’s here! The moment we’ve all been waiting for. Lexis Advance has now added Popular Names Tables to its collection for federal and some state statutory resources. To access the Popular Name Table for the U.S. Code, simply type…
  • Mar 25

    Legal Research Tip: Lexis Advance Adds Popular Names Table

    Legal Research Tip: Lexis Advance Adds Popular Names Table
    It’s here! The moment we’ve all been waiting for. Lexis Advance has now added Popular Names Tables to its collection for federal and some state statutory resources. To access the Popular Name Table for the U.S. Code, simply type…
Rank this Week: 920

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 19

    Welcome, Class of 2017!

    Welcome, Class of 2017!
    The Law Library is happy to welcome the class of 2017 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 the…
  • Aug 18

    New Library Website

    New Library Website
    Today we’re happy to announce the launch of our new website!  A lot of hard work has gone into the new design, especially by our webmaster Laurie Urquiaga.  Please test it out and let us know if there’s anything you find…
  • Aug 14

    Goodbye, Galen

    Goodbye, Galen
    Tomorrow we say goodbye to our wonderful faculty services librarian, Galen Fletcher. Galen has been a fantastic colleague and someone whom our faculty, students, and all of us in the library have come to rely on for research and library…
Rank this Week: 354

Legal Research is EASY

Legal Research is EASY

Covers basic legal research. By Bret Christensen.

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

    Can't please everyone

    Can't please everyone
    It's taken a while but over the years, I have developed a low opinion of judges.  Not the person, per se, but the position. See, too often I hear about cases where we the people decided what we the people have decided and then some judge…
  • Aug 9

    Beware the vent

    Beware the vent
    Ever had one of those days when you just wanted to scream at someone?  Maybe you got cut off on the freeway.  Maybe someone flipped you the bird.  Maybe a bunch of kids are skateboarding outside your office window.  Maybe…
  • Aug 4

    The rock is rolling

    The rock is rolling
    A while back, the place where I work got a visit from a union rep.  Seems a person on our staff wanted to be represented by the union (SEIU) so the union rep got to work for that person.  After a while (don't know how it all…
Rank this Week: 3911

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 19

    Free Root Beer & Orange Floats to Welcome the 1Ls!

    Free Root Beer & Orange Floats to Welcome the 1Ls!
    On Wednesday, August 20th from 1:00pm to 3:00pm, 1Ls and all our new students can stop by the Law Library lobby to enjoy a refreshing root beer or orange float compliments of the Law Library. Learn how the Law Library can help you have a…
  • Jun 30

    4th of July

    4th of July
    The Law Library will be closed on Friday, July 4, 2014 in observance of Independence Day. Have a safe and happy 4th!
  • Jun 18

    Supreme Court Decisions Are Not as Final as You Think

    Supreme Court Decisions Are Not as Final as You Think
    A new study from Harvard Law professor Richard J. Lazarus has revealed that the Supreme Court Justices routinely make changes to Court opinions that extend beyond fixing typographical errors and spelling mistakes.  In fact, Lazarus…
Rank this Week: 3285

University of New Hampshire School…

University of New Hampshire School of Law Library Blog

Provides law library news.

http://library.law.unh.edu/blog
  • Aug 19

    Welcome New Wildcats! (Law cats? Wild Law Cats? Legal Cats?)

    Welcome New Wildcats! (Law cats? Wild Law Cats? Legal Cats?)
    Welcome new Wildcats! Or should that be "law cats"? Be sure to have a look at this overview explaining how the library can help you. Still waiting on a textbook from the bookstore or Amazon? We may have a copy on Reserve. Unsure of what TWEN…
  • Aug 11

    New Databases for 2014-15

    New Databases for 2014-15
    The UNH Law Library recently added many new electronic resources. BNA Newsletters and Resource Centers Dozens of newsletters of specialized areas of the law. Bloomberg Law Newcomer to the eternal battle between Westlaw and LexisNexis.…
  • Jul 7

    WestlawNext Now Available for Attorney Member

    WestlawNext Now Available for Attorney Member
    WestlawNext is now available for attorney members at the law library. Classic is also still available. Content remains the same on Next but it is in a different format. Information about the attorney membership program is available here.
Rank this Week: 2242

The Competitive Edge

The Competitive Edge

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

http://blog.law.cornell.edu/library
  • Aug 18

    UPDATE: After Hours Key-Card Access Restored

    UPDATE: After Hours Key-Card Access Restored
    We’re pleased to report that the breakage in the Reading Room sprinkler system has been repaired and after hours key-card access is restored. Please contact Amy Emerson with questions at aae25@cornell.edu.
  • Aug 18

    New Books List August 2014

    New Books List August 2014
    Every month the Cornell Law Library adds new titles to its collection. The most recent additions for 2014 are posted, here. A few highlights from this month’s additions are featured below. Gruesome Spectacles : Botched Executions and…
  • Jul 16

    Important Notice Regarding Law Library Acce

    Important Notice Regarding Law Library Acce
    Due to a breakage in the Reading Room sprinkler system, after hours key-card access will be disabled as of 5pm today until repairs can be completed. The work is being done as quickly as possible, but may take up to a couple of weeks. During…
Rank this Week: 3293

Law Library & Technology Blog

Law Library & Technology Blog

From the George Mason University School of Law.

http://blog.law.gmu.edu/library/
  • Aug 18

    WHAT IS CALI ???

    WHAT IS CALI ???
    As we distribute CALI access codes to first years, a logical question has come up: What is CALI? CALI stands for the Center for Computer-Assisted Legal Instruction.  It is a nonprofit consortium, established in…
  • Aug 15

    WELCOME STUDENTS!

    WELCOME STUDENTS!
    The Library and Technology Staff welcomes all new and returning students to the George Mason University School of Law.  We look forward to seeing you in the library.  Hours: when classes are in session, the library is open:…
  • Aug 11

    Free Student Access to Microsoft Office 365 ProPlus Coming Soon

    Free Student Access to Microsoft Office 365 ProPlus Coming Soon
    Installation guides are available here  (http://masonlive2.gmu.edu/MicrosoftStudentAdvantage/)          
Rank this Week: 3127

Harrisburg Campus Library Blogs

Harrisburg Campus Library Blogs

From Widener Law.

http://blogs.lawlib.widener.edu/harrisburg
Rank this Week: 1832

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 18

    Welcome! Things to know…

    Welcome! Things to know…
    Welcome Law Students and Faculty! What a special fall semester for all of us. This time next year those of us who haven’t graduated will be bustling around our new building, learning our way to the new classrooms, and trying to find the…
  • Aug 8

    Advice From Law Students About Law School

    Advice From Law Students About Law School
    Law students at Georgia State University are awesome. And one of the ways they show it is by helping their fellow law students. They’ve shared a lot of good advice about law school on our blog in the past few years, and we wanted to…
  • Jul 31

    Lost? Don’t Worry, We Have a Guide for That

    Lost? Don’t Worry, We Have a Guide for That
    For most people now a days, if you need to directions to somewhere, you just punch it into your phone, and within a second, you know exactly what route to take. Although it may be hard to remember, there was a time in life when cell…
Rank this Week: 1072

Pappas Law Library Blog

Pappas Law Library Blog

From the Boston University School of Law.

http://bulawinteractive.org/libraryblog/
  • Aug 18

    Find BUSL Alumni to Network With: Leadership Directorie

    Find BUSL Alumni to Network With: Leadership Directorie
    One of the best resources for finding government contacts or in-house counsel who have gone to BUSL is Leadership Directories.  These directories allows you to sort by education, job function, location, organization type and a number of…
  • Aug 15

    Are You Ready for Redstone?

    Are You Ready for Redstone?
    Get ready.
  • Aug 12

    Get ready for fall recruiting with Mivoko

    Get ready for fall recruiting with Mivoko
    Is your name consistently mispronounced? Are you minorly dreading correcting multiple professors, classmates, and recruiters in the next eight weeks? Have you tried Mivoko? Mivoko is a new tool that allows you to record your name, properly…
Rank this Week: 3338

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 18

    Welcome Back and Looking Back

    Welcome Back and Looking Back
    Welcome back to a new school year. Though classes are a week away, the entire university has been preparing for students' return. One fun news feature comes from The Ohio State University's main page, Hidden gems on campus, which highlights…
  • Aug 15

    Once a Buckeye

    Once a Buckeye
    If you're one of our law students, you're getting ready for your return to Moritz. As you meet new people this year, remember that one day they will be your colleagues---for better or worse. One of my favorite things about meeting new…
  • Aug 13

    Most Useful Government Website?

    Most Useful Government Website?
    The airline industry is heavily regulated, which makes sense if you think about that whole interstate commerce thing. For Pete's sake (pardon the swear), the Commerce Clause is seemingly older than dirt. Some may be opposed to what they…
Rank this Week: 562

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 18

    Recent Acquisitions, August 11 – August 18, 2014

    Recent Acquisitions, August 11 – August 18, 2014
    37 new acquisitions in Osgoode Hall Law School Library, including 33 from 2014: K 1114 M66 2014 Money market funds in the EU and the US : regulation and practice OUP Oxford 2014 xxxii, 374 pages ; 26 cm K … Continue reading →
  • Aug 11

    Alexander Buchanan (1798-1852) and His Books: Part 2: Early Canadian Legal Educacation

    Alexander Buchanan (1798-1852) and His Books: Part 2: Early Canadian Legal Educacation
    In my previous post, I talked about Alexander Buchanan, his place in Canadian history, and his library. In this post, I’d like to talk about one specific book from Buchan’s collection, it’s special place in Osgoode’s…
  • Aug 11

    Recent Acquisitions, August 4 – August 11, 2014

    Recent Acquisitions, August 4 – August 11, 2014
    0 new acquisitions in Osgoode Hall Law School Library: Some books have cover images provided by Google. All other data © Osgoode Hall Law School.
Rank this Week: 2066

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 15

    Class action lawsuit for right to counsel for children in removal proceeding

    Class action lawsuit for right to counsel for children in removal proceeding
    Last month, the American Immigration Council and the ACLU, along with other organizations, filed a class action lawsuit on behalf of children in removal proceedings who are unrepresented by counsel.  Each year, the government initiates…
  • Aug 8

    Domestic Workers Bill of Right

    Domestic Workers Bill of Right
    Massachusetts recently became one of a few states to adopt a Domestic Workers Bill of Rights, Chapter 148 of the 2014 Acts.  This Act amends current Massachusetts law to provides additional protections to domestic workers in private…
  • Aug 7

    Definitive treatise How Arbitration Works now available online

    Definitive treatise How Arbitration Works now available online
    For nearly 60 years, Elkouri & Elkouri's How Arbitration Works has been the gold standard of treatises on arbitration law.  It discusses and cites to approximately 15,000 cases and arbitration awards, and features a table of…
Rank this Week: 4309

Yale Law Library - Rare Books Blog

Yale Law Library - Rare Books Blog

Covers historical and rare law books.

http://library.law.yale.edu/blogs/rare-books
  • Aug 15

    The Origins of Our Italian Statutes Collection

    The Origins of Our Italian Statutes Collection
    The core of our outstanding collection of early Italian municipal statutes is a private collection purchased in 1946. Thanks to Rare Book Cataloger Susan Karpuk, this original collection, “Italian Statutes Collection, 1946 (Accession…
  • Aug 15

    The Origns of Our Italian Statutes Collection

    The Origns of Our Italian Statutes Collection
    The core of our outstanding collection of early Italian municipal statutes is a private collection purchased in 1946. Thanks to Rare Book Cataloger Susan Karpuk, this original collection, “Italian Statutes Collection, 1946 (Accession…
  • Jul 20

    Water, Law, Paper

    Water, Law, Paper
    My friend and collaborator Mark Weiner has produced the latest installment in his series of videos on rare law books. “Water, Paper, Law” is an almost poetic meditation, in which “an eighteenth-century Italian legal treatise…
Rank this Week: 327

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 15

    The Origins of Our Italian Statutes Collection

    The Origins of Our Italian Statutes Collection
    The core of our outstanding collection of early Italian municipal statutes is a private collection purchased in 1946. Thanks to Rare Book Cataloger Susan Karpuk, this original collection, “Italian Statutes Collection, 1946 (Accession…
  • Aug 15

    The Origns of Our Italian Statutes Collection

    The Origns of Our Italian Statutes Collection
    The core of our outstanding collection of early Italian municipal statutes is a private collection purchased in 1946. Thanks to Rare Book Cataloger Susan Karpuk, this original collection, “Italian Statutes Collection, 1946 (Accession…
  • Jul 20

    Water, Law, Paper

    Water, Law, Paper
    My friend and collaborator Mark Weiner has produced the latest installment in his series of videos on rare law books. “Water, Paper, Law” is an almost poetic meditation, in which “an eighteenth-century Italian legal treatise…
Rank this Week: 165

Old Fox's KM blotter

Old Fox's KM blotter

Covers knowledge management.

http://0ldfox.blogspot.com/
  • Aug 14

    Four-time bride

    Four-time bride
    A woman, getting married for the fourth time, goes to a bridal shop and asks for a white dress. "You can't wear white.", reminds the sales clerk, "You've been married three times already." "Of course I can, I'm a virgin!", says the bride.…
  • Aug 12

    Be Careful out there...

    Be Careful out there...
    Post by Brevard County Sheriff's Office, Florida (Official).Post by Brevard County Sheriff's Office, Florida (Official).
  • Jul 16

    Another test of photo gallery on use.com

    Another test of photo gallery on use.com
    Vintage Finds  This is a collection of several images which are of interest and worth saving.
Rank this Week: 1024