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Barco 2.0 : Law Library Reference

Barco 2.0 : Law Library Reference

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

http://barcorefblog.blogspot.com/
  • Apr 22

    Fake Review Detector

    Fake Review Detector
    Have you every doubted a review on Amazon or Yelp?  There's an app/browser extention/website to help with that. It's called Fakespot.  Because there are lots and lots of fake reviews out there, and this will help you separate the…
  • Apr 21

    New: USA Facts website

    New: USA Facts website
    CIO and others report that Steve Ballmer, late of Microsoft, has a new project called USA Facts (Our nation, in numbers) that has the grand goal of fixing the US government.  According to the New York Times, "The database is perhaps…
  • Apr 21

    WK Study Guides: interface update tomorrow

    WK Study Guides: interface update tomorrow
    Wolters Kluwer has informed us that they are upgrading the portal for the WK Online Study Aid library with the release planned for April 22, 2017. Their website will be unavailable for about one hour on April 22 beginning at 1:00 am while…
Rank this Week: 852

Seattle University Law Library…

Seattle University Law Library INFO

Covers legal news, legal research and library news.

http://lawlibraryblog.seattleu.edu/
  • Apr 22

    Today in Legal History: Earth Day

    Today in Legal History: Earth Day
    Before 1970 there were no legal or regulatory devices to protect the environment. In the spring of 1970, Senator Gaylord Nelson, inspired by the student anti-war movement, created Earth Day as a way to force environmental protection onto the…
  • Apr 17

    Today in Legal History: Bay of Pigs Invasion

    Today in Legal History: Bay of Pigs Invasion
    On April 17, 1961, a CIA-backed group of Cuban refugees tried to invade Cuba at the Bay of Pigs. As soon as the party landed, they were met with resistance from Castro’s forces, and promised US air support never materialized. Of the…
  • Apr 14

    Today in Legal History: Webster’s Dictionary of American Language is Printed

    Today in Legal History: Webster’s Dictionary of American Language is Printed
    Webster’s Dictionary of American Language was printed on April 14, 1818. Compiled and written by Noah Webster, a lawyer, this dictionary was the first to focus on American terminology (including over 10,000 American terms) and helped…
Rank this Week: 623

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
  • Apr 21

    Book Project: Religion and Law

    Book Project: Religion and Law
    Grey House Publishing seeks an author to update and expand Religion and Law: A Dictionary. I’m a project editor at Grey House Publishing, and I’m looking for a legal scholar...
  • Apr 21

    Challenge of Crime in a Free Society: 50 Years Later – Washington, DC

    Challenge of Crime in a Free Society: 50 Years Later – Washington, DC
    The George Washington Law Review, along with co-sponsor Dean Roger Fairfax of The George Washington University Law School, announces its Fall 2017 Symposium, The Challenge of Crime in a Free...
  • Apr 21

    GW IP Law Symposium – Washington, DC

    GW IP Law Symposium – Washington, DC
    The George Washington University Law School presents the 2017 GW IP Law Symposium May 16, 2017. Hat tip: IP and IT Conference
Rank this Week: 21

The Reporter

The Reporter

Covers legal research. By the Texas Tech Law Library.

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

    Bar Exam Resource

    Bar Exam Resource
    The Texas Tech Law Library aims to provide as much assistance as possible for our recent graduates, in addition to …Continue reading →
  • Apr 18

    Database of Law-Related Movie

    Database of Law-Related Movie
    We all love a good law movie, right? Well, we’re in luck because lawyer and law librarian Ted Tjaden created …Continue reading →
  • Apr 10

    Come Celebrate National Library Week With Us!

    Come Celebrate National Library Week With Us!
    April 10th to April 14th is National Library Week!  All week long, we are celebrating our constituents by offering a …Continue reading →
Rank this Week: 1081

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/
  • Apr 21

    NILL added new content to the Indian Law Bulletins on 4/21

    NILL added new content to the Indian Law Bulletins on 4/21
    U.S. Supreme Court Bulletin http://www.narf.org/nill/bulletins/sct/2016-2017update.html Petition was denied in Sun v. Mashantucket Pequot Gaming Enterprise (Jurisdiction) on 4/17/17. U.S. Federal Courts Bulletin…
  • Apr 14

    NILL added new content to the Indian Law Bulletins on 4/14

    NILL added new content to the Indian Law Bulletins on 4/14
    U.S. Federal Courts Bulletin http://www.narf.org/nill/bulletins/federal/2017.htmlMassachusetts v. Wampanoag Tribe of Gay Head (Aquinnah) (Indian Gaming Regulatory Act - Tribal Governmental Power)U.S. Regulatory…
  • Apr 5

    NILL added new content to the Indian Law Bulletins on 4/5

    NILL added new content to the Indian Law Bulletins on 4/5
    U.S. Supreme Court Bulletin http://www.narf.org/nill/bulletins/sct/2016-2017update.html Petition was denied in Citizens Against Reservation Shopping v. Jewell (Land into Trust; Recognized Indian Tribe) on 4/3/17.Read the latest Tribal Supreme…
Rank this Week: 1458

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/
  • Apr 21

    Professor Sagers Writes in Washington Post on United Airlines Incident

    Professor Sagers Writes in Washington Post on United Airlines Incident
    Chris Sagers, the James A. Thomas Distinguished Professor of Law, recently published an op-ed piece in the Washington Post. His article discusses the recent controversy over the forcible removal of a United Airlines passenger, as well as the…
  • Apr 20

    Free Online Research Tools: New GPO.gov Webpage

    Free Online Research Tools: New GPO.gov Webpage
    The Government Publishing Office (GPO) announced yesterday, April 19th, that it is launching a newly redesigned agency website. The GPO website is a free source of government information available to everyone, with links to the GPO’s…
  • Apr 19

    Shepard’s preview and Reason for Signal? on Lexis Advance

    Shepard’s preview and Reason for Signal? on Lexis Advance
    Did you notice Shepard’s preview on cases and statutes?  The preview is located in the upper right corner of a full-text document and provides the following information: Reason for Signal? Appellate History Citing Decisions Other…
Rank this Week: 489

Due Process

Due Process

By the Georgetown Law Library.

https://blogs.commons.georgetown.edu/dueprocess/
  • Apr 21

    Extended Library Hours and Access Restrictions During Exam

    Extended Library Hours and Access Restrictions During Exam
    Georgetown Law Library’s reading and exam period will be in effect Monday April 24th and run through Wednesday May 16th. During the reading and exam period, both the Williams and Wolff Libraries will remain open 24 hours. For the…
  • Apr 21

    HeinOnline adds new database on Presidential Commission Report

    HeinOnline adds new database on Presidential Commission Report
    Presidents often establish special boards, task forces, commissions and committees. The new database on HeinOnline, entitled: Presidential Commission Reports  is a a searchable database of these reports. Over 6,000 reports on items such…
  • Apr 3

    Summer Use of Westlaw, Lexis, and Bloomberg Law

    Summer Use of Westlaw, Lexis, and Bloomberg Law
    Wondering which research services you can use this summer? Check out the library’s Lexis, Westlaw & Bloomberg Law information page for using these resources over the summer. Don’t forget, you also have access to many other…
Rank this Week: 2892

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/
Rank this Week: 4546

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/
  • Apr 21

    Chelsea Gulinson ’18 & Jameson Rammell ’18 Honored for Exemplary Student Research

    Chelsea Gulinson ’18 & Jameson Rammell ’18 Honored for Exemplary Student Research
    The Ross-Blakley Law Library at the Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law is pleased to announce the 2017 recipients of The Ross-Blakley Law Library Award for Exemplary Student Research. Chelsea Gulinson is the first place award recipient…
  • Apr 17

    Time to Clear Your Head: Treats & Games at the Law Library

    Time to Clear Your Head: Treats & Games at the Law Library
    If you need a break from studying, please stop by the Law Library circulation or reference desks on the third floor. We are stocked with candy and fruit to help you get through reading week and finals. We also have games and puzzles…
  • Apr 12

    Summer Research Workshops Survey

    Summer Research Workshops Survey
    The Law Library is planning a series of early summer Research Workshops for summer associates and externship participants. We will also be hosting sessions specifically for our recent graduates later this summer, after the bar exam. We are…
Rank this Week: 3186

Law Librarians

Law Librarians

By Mark Giangrande and Joe Hodnicki.

http://llb2.com/
  • Apr 21

    Treating smart machines like humans under the law of the land

    Treating smart machines like humans under the law of the land
    About The Rise of Robots and the Law of Humans, Horst Eidenmueller (Oxford) writes The main theses developed in this article are the following: (i) robot regulation must be robot- and context-specific. This requires a profound understanding…
  • Apr 21

    JPMorgan’s COIN does the mind-numbing job of interpreting commercial loan agreement

    JPMorgan’s COIN does the mind-numbing job of interpreting commercial loan agreement
    COIN, short for Contract Intelligence, is JPMorgan’s in-house learning machine that parses financial deals, deals that once took lawyers thousands of hours to perform. In JPMorgan Software Does in Seconds What Took Lawyers 360,000…
  • Apr 21

    The Blockchain: A Guide for Legal and Business Professional

    The Blockchain: A Guide for Legal and Business Professional
    A new book, Jeff Seul, Josias N. Dewey and Shawn Amuial’s The Blockchain: A Guide for Legal and Business Professionals, published by Thomson Reuters last year, promises that “no prior experience with blockchain technology is…
Rank this Week: 672

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/
  • Apr 21

    If That Doesn't Work

    If That Doesn't Work
    As you think about what classes to take next year consider Advanced Legal Research or one of our topical legal research classes. All of our upper level legal research classes meet the experiential learning requirements and will be useful not…
  • Apr 13

    Legal research vendors: competition and development

    Legal research vendors: competition and development
    Legal research systems are evolving quickly as competition increases among vendors and new functionality is added.  Which vendor has the most users?  Bob Ambrogi's blog post references a survey showing strong competition among…
  • Apr 5

    Can state law enforcement jail someone simply because of an ICE detainer?

    Can state law enforcement jail someone simply because of an ICE detainer?
    Yesterday, the Rappaport Center for Law and Public Policy held a conference on State/Federal Tensions in Immigration Enforcement where former members of the Massachusetts and federal judiciary, practitioners, law professors (including…
Rank this Week: 153

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
  • Apr 21

    Download Search Results and Advanced Search Enhancements – Congress.gov 2017 Spring Cleaning

    Download Search Results and Advanced Search Enhancements – Congress.gov 2017 Spring Cleaning
    Spring is a beautiful time of year in Washington, D.C.  The temperature warms up; the cherry blossoms are out; and we frequently have an update of Congress.gov to share. In 2015 we added treaties and web-friendly bill text, and in 2016…
  • Apr 21

    Judge Crazy Walking—Pic of the Week

    Judge Crazy Walking—Pic of the Week
    In preparing the Law Library’s various products, there’s often an element of creativity.  Recently, my colleague Carla and I have been brainstorming some visual ideas for the Indigenous Law Portal. As I was looking for…
  • Apr 19

    An Interview with Joanne Baxter, Legal Editor

    An Interview with Joanne Baxter, Legal Editor
    This week’s interview is with Joanne Baxter, who is working at the Law Library of Congress as a legal editor. 1. Describe your background. I was born in Panama and lived there until I was ten years old, after which my family moved…
Rank this Week: 427

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: 1120

Library Stuff

Library Stuff

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

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

    Here’s how libraries in Fairmont City and Ferguson are redefining what it means to be a library

    Here’s how libraries in Fairmont City and Ferguson are redefining what it means to be a library
    “The concept of a library is over 5,000 years old, but that doesn’t mean these community institutions are stuck in the Stone Age. On Thursday’s St. Louis on the Air, we heard from librarians from two different communities in…
  • Apr 21

    LIBRARY TO RELEASE CATALOG ON WORLD WAR II ERA DOCUMENTS

    LIBRARY TO RELEASE CATALOG ON WORLD WAR II ERA DOCUMENTS
    “Holocaust denial just got a little harder. The Wiener Library for the Study of Holocaust & Genocide is making the United Nations’ files on World War II war crimes more accessible by allowing the general public to search an…
  • Apr 19

    GPO Launches New GPO.GOV Website

    GPO Launches New GPO.GOV Website
    “The U.S. Government Publishing Office (GPO) launches a newly designed, user-friendly agency website for customers, vendors, Federal agencies, libraries and the public looking for access to Government information, the latest GPO news,…
Rank this Week: 1133

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/
  • Apr 21

    New resource: ACLU paper

    New resource: ACLU paper
    The HLS Library now has access to the American Civil Liberties Union Papers, 1912-1990, part of Gale’s Making of Modern Law Collection. Material included in the collection includes bills, briefs, correspondence, court documents,…
  • Apr 20

    New platform for movies: Film Platform

    New platform for movies: Film Platform
    We’re happy to share the news that Harvard has access to an additional streaming platform for films, the aptly named Film Platform. Film Platform joins our existing film options which include our DVD…
  • Apr 19

    852 RARE: New Exhibit — Kids in the Collection: Prison, Work, and Play

    852 RARE: New Exhibit — Kids in the Collection: Prison, Work, and Play
    Most of the material in Historical & Special Collections is rooted in the world of adults, but children do make appearances, sometimes in unexpected ways. There are traces of the childhood experiences in HLS faculty papers, school…
Rank this Week: 1015

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/
  • Apr 21

    Law Librarians Do It Best… And With A Smile

    Law Librarians Do It Best… And With A Smile
    One of the best things I get to do as the incoming President of the American Association of Law Libraries (AALL), is reach out to new members that have joined the association and talk with them on the phone. I find that the new members…
  • Mar 28

    Timing is Everything

    Timing is Everything
    Years ago I got into the legal speaking circuit after presenting on the future of the legal profession to a group of bar leaders. I called the presentation "Staying Relevant." I credit this moment with pushing me into the spotlight of change…
  • Mar 16

    Who Leads the Law Library? How About Law Librarians?

    Who Leads the Law Library? How About Law Librarians?
    There are two standard answers to questions asked in a law firm setting.Well... it depends. You have to understand, we're unique. Both of them drive us nuts, but we get used to them and adjust or responses over time to limit the eye-roll and…
Rank this Week: 4634

New Jersey Law Librarians…

New Jersey Law Librarians Association (NJLLA)

Features New Jersey law library news.

http://njlla.org/blog/
  • Apr 21

    NJLLA’s Community Service Effort Receives Thank

    NJLLA’s Community Service Effort Receives Thank
    Marty’s Place Senior Dog Sanctuary in Upper Freehold, NJ, has sent the Association a warm thank you note for our recent community service effort to benefit their organization. Read the full letter here!
  • Apr 10

    NJLLA Annual Business Meeting & 30th Anniversary Celebration!

    NJLLA Annual Business Meeting & 30th Anniversary Celebration!
    2017 Annual Business Meeting   & NJLLA’s 30th  Anniversary  Celebration! Thursday, May 11, 2017  Keynote Speaker: Lucy Curci-Gonzalez, Executive Director, New York Law Institute   “I Get By with a…
  • Mar 20

    NJLLA Grants to Attend AALL Conference – Apply Now!

    NJLLA Grants to Attend AALL Conference – Apply Now!
    NJLLA has two grants available this year to send our chapter members to the American Association of Law Libraries (AALL) conference in Austin this summer from July 15-18. And heads up – one of the due dates to apply is coming…
Rank this Week: 3217

The BIALL Blog

The BIALL Blog

From the British and Irish Association of Law Librarians.

http://biall.blogspot.com/
  • Apr 21

    Questions invited for Copyright Panel at Conference

    Questions invited for Copyright Panel at Conference
    We would like to invite questions now for our panel to answer during our 'Copyright Questions Answered' session, which will take place on Thursday 8th June during the BIALL Conference.Please send your questions to Julie Christmas & Susan…
  • Apr 10

    BIALL Annual Law Firm Library Survey 2015/16

    BIALL Annual Law Firm Library Survey 2015/16
    BIALL is very pleased to announce that the analysis of the Law Firm Library Survey has been completed and is now available on the BIALL website for BIALL Members.The new survey is designed to aid law firm librarians benchmark their services…
  • Mar 2

    BIALL Election of Officers and Members of Council 2017-2018 - Invitation for Nomination

    BIALL Election of Officers and Members of Council 2017-2018 - Invitation for Nomination
    Under the Constitution, there are annual elections for the posts of President and President Elect, which, in both cases, are for a duration of one year. The current President Elect, Anneli Sarkanen, will be elected as President if there are…
Rank this Week: 4306

Slaw

Slaw

A Canadian cooperative weblog on all things legal.

http://www.slaw.ca
  • Apr 21

    GitHub Workflow and Legal Drafting

    GitHub Workflow and Legal Drafting
    There are a few posts on Slaw about Git/GitHub and the law, including several posts by Tim Knight. In most cases, the discussion centers on using GitHub to publish legislation and track legislative changes. I promise this column isn’t…
  • Apr 20

    Budget 2017 Bill to Implement Employment Insurance and Canada Labour Code Measure

    Budget 2017 Bill to Implement Employment Insurance and Canada Labour Code Measure
    On April 11, 2017, the federal government introduced Bill C-44, the Budget Implementation Act, 2017, No. 1, omnibus legislation that would enact various measures outlined in its 2017 Budget. This article deals with the Bill’s amendments…
  • Apr 20

    Thursday Thinkpiece: Jordan Furlong’s 3 Key Components of a Client Strategy

    Thursday Thinkpiece: Jordan Furlong’s 3 Key Components of a Client Strategy
    Each Thursday we present a significant excerpt, usually from a recently published book or journal article. In every case the proper permissions have been obtained. If you are a publisher who would like to participate in this feature, please…
Rank this Week: 52

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: 4

Un blog pour l'information…

Un blog pour l'information juridique

By Emmanuel Barthe.

http://www.precisement.org/blog/
  • Apr 21

    A propos des demandes de documents sur les listes de discussion

    A propos des demandes de documents sur les listes de discussion
    Rendre service est un des fondements du métier de bibliothécaire documentaliste. Et certains documents sont réellement introuvables sans un coup de main. Mais attention : prendre l'habitude de demander aux autres —…
  • Apr 17

    Pour la recherche avancée et les opérateurs booléens dans les bases de données et moteurs de recherche

    Pour la recherche avancée et les opérateurs booléens dans les bases de données et moteurs de recherche
    Les éditeurs de bases de données, plateformes en ligne et moteurs de recherche sont régulièrement tentés de supprimer les opérateurs booléens et la recherche Certains ont déjà…
  • Apr 14

    Copropriété : des sites fiables et gratuit

    Copropriété : des sites fiables et gratuit
    Voilà longtemps que je n'avais pas écrit un billet sur un ou des sites juridiques découverts au hasard de mes recherches sur le Web. Et puis aujourd'hui je tombe sur plusieurs pépites en droit et gestion de la…
Rank this Week: 4356

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: 3928

beSpacific

beSpacific

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

http://www.bespacific.com/
  • Apr 20

    How Does CBO Estimate the Effects of Proposed Legislation Affecting Immigration?

    How Does CBO Estimate the Effects of Proposed Legislation Affecting Immigration?
    How Does CBO Estimate the Effects of Proposed Legislation Affecting Immigration? Posted by Sam Papenfuss on March 27, 2017 ‘When CBO’s Director testified at Congressional hearings at the beginning of February, he was asked some…
  • Apr 20

    House Doc – Principles for Reforming the Military Selective Service Proce

    House Doc – Principles for Reforming the Military Selective Service Proce
    Principles for Reforming the Military Selective Service Process Pursuant to Public Law 114-328, SEC. 555(c)(1). House Document 115–27, April 3, 2017. Via FAS – Steven Aftergood: “The Nation must prepare to mitigate an…
  • Apr 20

    Trump Sued for Revoking Protections for Wolves, Bears in Alaska

    Trump Sued for Revoking Protections for Wolves, Bears in Alaska
    Lawsuit Is First to Challenge Constitutionality of Congressional Review Act – “In the first constitutional challenge of its kind, the Center for Biological Diversity today sued the Trump administration for repealing protections…
Rank this Week: 53

Library Boy

Library Boy

Features legal research news. By Michel-Adrien Sheppard.

http://micheladrien.blogspot.com/
  • Apr 20

    Canadian Forum on Civil Justice April 2017 Access to Justice Newsletter

    Canadian Forum on Civil Justice April 2017 Access to Justice Newsletter
    The non-profit Canadian Forum on Access to Justice (CFCJ) publishes a regular newsletter about Access to Justice.The latest issue of the newsletter includes: news about access to justice initiativesa Working Data Document with results…
  • Apr 20

    Supreme Court of Canada: New Library Title

    Supreme Court of Canada: New Library Title
    The list of new library titles added to the Supreme Court of Canada collection from April 1 to 15, 2017 is now available on the Court website. It is possible to subscribe via e-mail to receive the list.
  • Apr 19

    Five Ontario Universities in Shared Last Print Copy Repository Project

    Five Ontario Universities in Shared Last Print Copy Repository Project
    Five university libraries in Ontario (at the University of Ottawa, the University of Western Ontario, Queen's, University of Toronto, and McMaster) are participating in the Keep@Downsview partnership, which is a shared last print copy…
Rank this Week: 1716

Library technican dialog

Library technican dialog

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

http://brendawoa.wordpress.com
  • Apr 20

    A Welcoming Space

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

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

    Would the last person to leave the building please turn out the lights?
    Libraries have a duty to preserve information as well as provide access to current information. The largest ones – academic, courthouse, the National Library – are seen by smaller libraries as the “library of last…
  • Jul 7

    On public speaking

    On public speaking
    It is a weird thing that we want to hear a writer give a presentation, when she has written on a subject. Accidentally I have become a writer and speaker on law libraries and other information issues. The impulse to hear a speaker stems from…
Rank this Week: 4243

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
  • Apr 20

    Legal Research Reports: Japan: 2016 Criminal Justice System Reform

    Legal Research Reports: Japan: 2016 Criminal Justice System Reform
    The Law Library of Congress is proud to present the report, Japan: 2016 Criminal Justice System Reform.  Japan made reforms to its criminal justice system in June 2016 by amending its Criminal Procedure Code and other laws. The…
  • Apr 13

    Legal Research Reports: Regulation of Drone

    Legal Research Reports: Regulation of Drone
    The Law Library of Congress is proud to present the report, Regulation of Drones.  The increased use of drones for civilian applications has presented many countries with regulatory challenges. Such challenges include the need to…
  • Apr 6

    Legal Research Reports: Constitutional Right to an Education

    Legal Research Reports: Constitutional Right to an Education
    The Law Library of Congress is proud to present the report, Constitutional Right to an Education.  This report describes the law of twenty jurisdictions on the right to education, and whether the right appears in the national…
Rank this Week: 1021

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/
  • Apr 20

    Our Law Day Event is Coming Up – Save the Date!

    Our Law Day Event is Coming Up – Save the Date!
    Be aware that our annual Law Day CLE event is coming up, which you will want to attend.  The theme of this year’s ABA-inspired event is “The Fourteenth Amendment – Transforming American…
  • Apr 12

    This Week is National Library Week!

    This Week is National Library Week!
    This week the Ramsey County Law Library joins with libraries all across the nation in celebrating National Library Week. The purpose of this event is to celebrate the contributions of libraries and librarians everywhere, as well as to…
  • Apr 4

    You May Have Heard of These Other “Second Chances”

    You May Have Heard of These Other “Second Chances”
    We are proud of our local involvement with local criminal expungement resources, but expungement is not the last word in ”second chances.” For instance, you may have recently watched HBO’s Rock and a Hard…
Rank this Week: 934

Jenkins Law Library Blog

Jenkins Law Library Blog

Covers technology and legal research.

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

    State Attorney General Reports and Opinions on HeinOnline

    State Attorney General Reports and Opinions on HeinOnline
      Available from HeinOnline are State Attorney General Reports for all fifty states plus Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands.Coverage is from the first year opinions were handed down in each state (as early as 1832), through the…
  • Apr 18

    Pennsylvania Appellate Docket

    Pennsylvania Appellate Docket
    There are many reasons for using Pennsylvania appellate dockets.  Keeping current with filings in a case and investigating how many cases an attorney has taken to appeal are a few popular uses. As an example of another useful…
  • Apr 13

    Celebrate National Library Week With HeinOnline

    Celebrate National Library Week With HeinOnline
    HeinOnline: Where Books Rule This article is republished with permission by W.S. Hein. View the original article here.HeinOnline has comprehensive coverage of journals, treaties, constitutions from every country in the world,…
Rank this Week: 4350

The Ginger Law Librarian

The Ginger Law Librarian

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

http://gingerlibrarian.blogspot.com
  • Apr 19

    Law Librarians Who (Know) Code

    Law Librarians Who (Know) Code
    At a recent talk, it was recommended that law librarians learn enough about coding to understand how coding intersects with the organization and retrieval of information. To ensure that our systems function properly, we should all, at…
  • Apr 12

    "Excuse Me, Can I Have a Turn?" Female SCOTUS Justices Heavily Interrupted

    "Excuse Me, Can I Have a Turn?" Female SCOTUS Justices Heavily Interrupted
    The Harvard Business Review recently released an enlightening new article about the speech patterns during SCOTUS oral arguments.According to the article, a new empirical study shows that the male justices interrupt the female justices…
  • Apr 5

    The Problem with Impact Factor in Law

    The Problem with Impact Factor in Law
    While working as a Faculty Services & Scholarly Communications Librarian, I presume I am not alone in being asked to create an impact factor for which to judge the scholarly work of faculty.In fact, Gary Lucas at Texas A&M was…
Rank this Week: 1145

BLS Library Blog

BLS Library Blog

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

http://www.blslibrary.com/
  • Apr 19

    Summer and Graduate Access to Bloomberg, Lexis & Westlaw

    Summer and Graduate Access to Bloomberg, Lexis & Westlaw
    The three legal research databases:  Bloomberg Law, Lexis Advance, and WestlawNext are available to Brooklyn Law School students this summer.  May 2017 graduates will also have access to these databases for six months after…
  • Apr 10

    CRS Reports on the Supreme Court Appointment Proce

    CRS Reports on the Supreme Court Appointment Proce
    Judge Neil Gorsuch was sworn in today as the Supreme Court’s 113th justice.  If you are interested in learning more about the Supreme Court appointment process, the Congressional Research Service (CRS) has several good…
  • Apr 6

    Equal Pay

    Equal Pay
    On April 4, 2017, as part of the Legal Lunches series, BLS professors Liz Schneider and Susan Hazeldean led a lively townhall discussion on the impact of the Trump administration on women’s rights, reproductive rights, and LGBTQ rights.…
Rank this Week: 1437

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
  • Apr 19

    CORRECTED OPINION – April 19, 2017

    CORRECTED OPINION – April 19, 2017
    Marriage of Brockington DA 16-0387 2017 MT 92 Civil – Domestic Relation
  • Apr 19

    OPINIONS – April 18, 2017

    OPINIONS – April 18, 2017
    Marriage of Brockington DA 16-0387 2017 MT 92 4/18/2017 Whitefish Credit Union v. Prindivil DA 16-0493 2017 MT 91N 4/18/2017 Doyle v. State DA 16-0167 2017 MT 90N 4/18/2017 State v. M. Baty DA 16-0074 2017 MT 89 4/18/2017 State v. J. Ellison…
  • Apr 12

    OPINIONS – April 11, 2017

    OPINIONS – April 11, 2017
    State v. R. Dennison DA 16-0036 2017 MT 87N Criminal – Sentencing-Probation Revocation State v. S. Chippewa DA 16-0045 2017 MT 86N Criminal – Dangerous Drugs Matter of G.S. and A. S. YINC DA 16-0483 2017 MT 85N Civil –…
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Cleveland Law Library Weblog

Cleveland Law Library Weblog

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

http://suealtmeyer.typepad.com/cleveland_law_library_web/
Rank this Week: 1713

Legal Research is EASY

Legal Research is EASY

Covers basic legal research. By Bret Christensen.

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

    Smells Fishy

    Smells Fishy
    Did you know that fresh fish is not supposed to smell like fish?  Counter intuitive, I know. It should come to no surprise, then, that if fish smells fishy, it's not fresh. More to the point, if anything smells "fishy," odds are…
  • Apr 17

    SPOILER ALERT

    SPOILER ALERT
    I have a confession.  I have not always been an information god.  Yes, yes, shock as that may be to some of my fans but I have not always been the dashing hunk of a Librarian you now "see" before you.  It was a long and arduous…
  • Apr 10

    Gotta Watch Where You're Going

    Gotta Watch Where You're Going
    I was surfing around the web the other day and I came across a website extolling the virtues of the latest craze: Virtual Reality (VR) Headsets.  At least with the Pokemon game that has swept the world, users could at least say they were…
Rank this Week: 988

The Daniel R. Coquillette Rare…

The Daniel R. Coquillette Rare Book Room Blog

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

http://rarebookroom.blogspot.com/
  • Apr 19

    New Acquisition: Personal Library Catalogue of Prominent Nineteenth-Century NYC Lawyer

    New Acquisition: Personal Library Catalogue of Prominent Nineteenth-Century NYC Lawyer
    Bound in beautiful Morocco, this catalogue highlights the intellectual pursuits of Dexter A. Hawkins, one of the founders of the preeminent New York City firm Hawkins Delafield & Wood LLP. Originally from New England, Hawkins opened up…
  • Feb 15

    New exhibit on view--Robert Morris: Lawyer & Activist

    New exhibit on view--Robert Morris: Lawyer & Activist
    We are pleased to announce the opening of the spring exhibit in the Law Library's Daniel R. Coquillette Rare Book Room. Curated by Mary Bilder and Laurel Davis, the exhibit is entitled "Robert Morris: Lawyer & Activist".Morris…
  • Jan 25

    Morris L. Cohen Student Essay Competition: a chance to share scholarship, win $500, and go to Austin!

    Morris L. Cohen Student Essay Competition: a chance to share scholarship, win $500, and go to Austin!
    The Legal History and Rare Books (LH&RB) Section of the American Association of Law Libraries (AALL), in cooperation with Cengage Learning, announces the Ninth Annual Morris L. Cohen Student Essay Competition. The competition is named in…
Rank this Week: 4238

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/
  • Apr 18

    Study Guides are Here!

    Study Guides are Here!
    Thank you to all the students that made our Study Guides event a success. Many of you stopped by to find out what study guides are available, and how they can help you prepare for class and for exams.All the print volumes we had on order have…
  • Apr 6

    Throwback Thursday: Alumni Weekend Edition

    Throwback Thursday: Alumni Weekend Edition
    by Heather Kushnerick, Special Collections Librarian & College ArchivistAlumni weekend starts tomorrow, Friday, April 7th, with family bowling night at Lucky Strike, located right across the street from the College. To kick things…
  • Apr 4

    Study Guides Event for Students!

    Study Guides Event for Students!
Rank this Week: 628

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/
  • Apr 18

    Research Assistant Training

    Research Assistant Training
    The Law Library will be offering a training for all summer research assistants on Friday, April 28 from 1-2pm in room 267. If you’re working for a professor this summer, come join us for a look at academic legal research ……
  • Feb 1

    History of Supreme Court Nomination

    History of Supreme Court Nomination
    By now everyone knows that Judge Neil Gorsuch has been nominated to the United States Supreme Court. In thinking about what comes next, I thought I’d point out a great source from HeinOnline called History of Supreme Court Nominations…
  • Jan 27

    Research Help

    Research Help
    The new semester is well under way and many of our students are already starting the process of thinking about research papers. If you’re in that boat, feel free to come speak with one of our reference librarians to get ……
Rank this Week: 4351

University of New Hampshire School…

University of New Hampshire School of Law Library Blog

Provides law library news.

http://library.law.unh.edu/blog
  • Apr 18

    IP Library Celebrates 20 Years of Serivce

    IP Library Celebrates 20 Years of Serivce
    We are proud to celebrate the twentieth anniversary of the opening of the IP Library - the only academic IP Library at anu U.S. law school. The IP Library was the brain child of Dean Robert Viles, Professor Bill Hennessey and Director Judy…
  • Apr 10

    Happy National Library Week 2017

    Happy National Library Week 2017
    Happy National Library Week 2017! UNH Law Library has many great events throughout the week including: Daily raffles for fabulous prizes!  An Archives Trivia Challenge on our Facebook page!  Vendor tables (with prizes!) Cake! And…
  • Mar 12

    Pretty Woman Comes to Bartow Display

    Pretty Woman Comes to Bartow Display
    A new addition to the Bartow Copyright Display are the two ablums that created a pretty large controversy. According to the Copyright Office, the Plaintiff-respondent, a music publisher and co-owner of the Roy Orbison 1964 rock ballad Oh,…
Rank this Week: 3474

Brandeis and Harlan Watch

Brandeis and Harlan Watch

Publicizes appearances of Louis D. Brandeis and John Marshall Harlan on the web and in the media. By Scott Campbell.

http://brandeiswatch.wordpress.com/
  • Apr 18

    The Lasting Impact of Louis D. Brandei

    The Lasting Impact of Louis D. Brandei
    There have been many summations of Brandeis’s philosophy over the years, but there is always room for new looks at his life’s work. The latest overview is an article by Joel K. Goldstein and Charles A. Miller called…
  • Feb 2

    A Newspaper Account of a John Marshall Political Debate

    A Newspaper Account of a John Marshall Political Debate
    While going through the John Marshall Harlan papers here at the University of Louisville, I stumbled across a typewritten transcript of an old Kentucky newspaper article describing a debate between Harlan and William Elliott Simms as they…
  • Nov 28

    Louis D. Brandeis and the World Serie

    Louis D. Brandeis and the World Serie
    I recently stumbled upon an old newspaper article that contained an anecdote about Brandeis attending a baseball game that I had never heard before. Normally I would discount a story like this as being too good to be true, but I am going to…
Rank this Week: 2883

Mendik Matters

Mendik Matters

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

http://www.mendikmatters.org/
  • Apr 18

    Celebrate Earth Day!

    Celebrate Earth Day!
    Saturday April 22, 2017 is Earth Day. This year’s Earth Day Network campaign focuses on environmental and climate literacy but their Billion Acts of Green campaign, which has already reached more than 2,023,369,565 Acts of Green (with a…
  • Apr 12

    Tax Season—Forms and Resource

    Tax Season—Forms and Resource
    It’s that time of year again! Are you looking for tax forms? You can find federal forms on the IRS website here, as well as free filing options, tax preparation help, and IRS publications and instructions. Remember: the…
  • Apr 3

    Bloomberg Law Redesigned

    Bloomberg Law Redesigned
    Bloomberg Law today released a new, streamlined user interface for its legal research platform.  Make sure you check it out.  You can access the sign-on page here.  Current students and faculty who have not yet activated their…
Rank this Week: 2696

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
  • Apr 18

    Finding Past Exam

    Finding Past Exam
    Did you know that the Law Library makes accessible many of your professors’ previous exams to use as study aids? Yale Law School students can access these exams from our MORRIS catalog. Step-by-step instructions are below and…
  • Apr 12

    Book Talk: Thunder in the Mountains: The Clash of Two American Legends, Oliver Otis Howard and Chief Joseph of the Nez Perce

    Book Talk: Thunder in the Mountains: The Clash of Two American Legends, Oliver Otis Howard and Chief Joseph of the Nez Perce
    Please join the Lillian Goldman Law Library, American Constitution Society at Yale Law School and the Native American Law Students Association for a discussion with Daniel J. Sharfstein ’00 regarding his book, Thunder in the Mountains:…
  • Apr 3

    New Book Display: Cyber Law

    New Book Display: Cyber Law
    New Book Display: Cyber Law Check out the new book display on cyber law on L1 of the law library when you are free.  Complementing the two recent conferences held on campus: the Yale Cyber Leadership Forum and the 2017 We Robot…
Rank this Week: 4337

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/
  • Apr 17

    Summer and Post-Graduation Access to Bloomberg, Lexis, and Westlaw

    Summer and Post-Graduation Access to Bloomberg, Lexis, and Westlaw
    <!--[if gte mso 9]> <![endif]-->Over the summer months, students at the Moritz College of Law can continue to access their student accounts with the three major legal research platforms (Bloomberg Law, Lexis Advance, and…
  • Apr 3

    Advanced Legal Research Course Offerings for Next Year

    Advanced Legal Research Course Offerings for Next Year
    As you are selecting your courses for the 2017-18 academic year, consider registering for a one-credit Advanced Legal Research course taught by one of the Moritz College of Law’s reference librarians. Each ALR course is focused on a…
  • Mar 27

    Resources on Judge Neil Gorsuch’s Nomination to the Supreme Court

    Resources on Judge Neil Gorsuch’s Nomination to the Supreme Court
    <!--[if gte mso 9]> <![endif]-->The Republican leadership in the United States Senate hopes to confirm Judge Neil Gorsuch’s nomination to the Supreme Court before the Senate’s April recess. Before that happens, you can…
Rank this Week: 1618

UB Law Library Blog

UB Law Library Blog

Features news from the UB Law Library.

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

    Law Library hours April 17-May 4, 2017

    Law Library hours April 17-May 4, 2017
    The regular schedule of Law Library hours for April 17 through May 4 is: Monday-Thursday: 7:30 a.m. – 11:00 p.m. Friday: 7:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Saturday: 9:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m. Sunday: 10:00 a.m. – 11:00 p.m. Additional…
  • Apr 13

    Law Library closed Sunday, April 16

    Law Library closed Sunday, April 16
    The Law Library will be closed on Sunday, April 16, 2017 (Easter holiday).  We will re-open for regular hours on Monday, April 17, at 7:30 a.m. The full schedule of Law Library hours is available at…
  • Mar 16

    Spring Recess hour

    Spring Recess hour
    Spring Recess starts this weekend, along with a change in Law Library hours.  We’ll be open on the following schedule: SPRING RECESS – MARCH 18-26, 2017 Saturday-Sunday 3/18-3/19:   Closed Monday-Friday 3/20-3/24:  …
Rank this Week: 4341

The Blackacre Times

The Blackacre Times

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

http://theblackacretimes.com/
  • Apr 17

    Summer and post-graduation password use

    Summer and post-graduation password use
    As exams draw closer, so does summer work and graduation. Curious about what you can do with your Bloomberg Law, Lexis, or Westlaw passwords? Read on… Summer use for returning students: Bloomberg Law and Lexis passwords can be used for…
  • Apr 10

    Famous Filibuster

    Famous Filibuster
    Last week, the US Senate took historic action to change the cloture requirement to end a filibuster of Supreme Court nominees.  In the beginning, there was no cloture.  Senators could filibuster the Senate floor for as long as they…
  • Mar 28

    We’re Hiring!

    We’re Hiring!
    The Law Library is currently accepting applications for graduate research assistants (commonly known as GRAs) for the summer and fall semesters. The Law Library has two types of GRAs – Reference GRAs and Research GRAs.…
Rank this Week: 3254

The Goodson Blogson

The Goodson Blogson

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

http://dukelawref.blogspot.com/
  • Apr 16

    New Source for Supreme Court Records and Brief

    New Source for Supreme Court Records and Brief
    The Goodson Law Library has recently subscribed to ProQuest Supreme Court Insight, a source for U.S. Supreme Court case histories and records. By the end of 2017, this database will include records and briefs dating from 1975-2016.…
  • Apr 5

    Summer Access to Legal Research Service

    Summer Access to Legal Research Service
    Whether you're heading to a summer job or graduating this May, your access to legal research services like Westlaw, Lexis Advance, and Bloomberg Law will change.Continuing StudentsFor rising 2Ls and 3Ls, your Law School access generally…
  • Mar 27

    New Database for ACLU Archive

    New Database for ACLU Archive
    Since its founding in 1920, the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) has been involved in some of the most well-known constitutional law cases in American history. In the "Scopes Monkey Trial" of 1925 (which inspired the acclaimed play and…
Rank this Week: 1123

TSLL TechScans

TSLL TechScans

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

http://tslltechscans.blogspot.com/
  • Apr 14

    The Idealis, An Open-Access Journal for Library and Information Science Research

    The Idealis, An Open-Access Journal for Library and Information Science Research
    "High-quality, library-related scholarly communication research has been historically difficult to discover. The Idealis aims to fix that."New open-access journal, The Idealis, has this statement under the heading Liberating…
  • Apr 10

    NMC 2017 Horizon Report

    NMC 2017 Horizon Report
    The New Media Consortium recently released the 2017 Horizon Report for libraries. The report identifies trends, challenges, and developments in information technology, related to academic libraries. While much of the report is geared…
  • Apr 4

    Supporting other law school departments with the ILS

    Supporting other law school departments with the ILS
    Brian T. Johnstone has an article in the March 2017 Computers in Libraries about setting up his ILS, SirsiDynix, to support lending from the art department at his university.  It isn't a directly applicable situation but it certainly got…
Rank this Week: 1143