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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

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
  • Mar 24

    UNPUBLISHED OPINION: State v. Speer

    UNPUBLISHED OPINION: State v. Speer
    The Montana Supreme Court has issued an Unpublished Opinion in the following matter: CRIMINAL – DUI-FELONY DA 13-0466, 2015 MT 93N, STATE OF MONTANA, Plaintiff and Appellee, v. DANIEL EUGENE SPEER, Defendant and Appellant.
  • Mar 24

    OPINION: State v. Hime

    OPINION: State v. Hime
    The Montana Supreme Court has issued an Opinion in the following matter: CRIMINAL – DECEPTIVE PRACTICES DA 14-0034, 2015 MT 91, STATE OF MONTANA, Plaintiff and Appellee, v. HARRIS HIMES, Defendant and Appellant.
  • Mar 24

    OPINION: Stokes v. Duncan

    OPINION: Stokes v. Duncan
    The Montana Supreme Court has issued an Opinion in the following matter: CIVIL – BREACH OF CONTRACT DA 14-0483, 2015 MT 92, JOHN PATRICK STOKES, Plaintiff and Appellant, v. GREG W. DUNCAN and KATHLEEN M. GLOVER, Defendants and…
Rank this Week: 32

Legal Scholarship Blog

Legal Scholarship Blog

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

http://legalscholarshipblog.com
Rank this Week: 34

beSpacific

beSpacific

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

http://www.bespacific.com/
  • Mar 28

    How to opt out of unwanted communication

    How to opt out of unwanted communication
    Vox – How to opt out of everything from credit card offers to group texts – 9 useful tips and resources, with the last not actually achievable – reclaiming your online privacy from government surveillance.
  • Mar 28

    Constitution Annotated

    Constitution Annotated
    Via Congress.gov – “The Constitution of the United States of America: Analysis and Interpretation (popularly known as the Constitution Annotated) contains legal analysis and interpretation of the United States Constitution, based…
  • Mar 28

    RAND – A Database of U.S. Security Treaties and Agreement

    RAND – A Database of U.S. Security Treaties and Agreement
    RAND – “Treaties and agreements are powerful foreign policy tools that the United States uses to build and solidify relationships with partners and to influence the behavior of other states. As a result, the overall U.S. portfolio…
Rank this Week: 51

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/
  • Mar 27

    Law Student Writing Competition

    Law Student Writing Competition
    It might be tempting after you've finished your seminar paper or journal note to just file it away and move on to the next thing.  Why not enter it into a writing competition?  Moritz students have been successful in recent competitions,…
  • Mar 26

    Airport Code Trivia

    Airport Code Trivia
    "Every airport has a unique three-letter IATA (International Air Travel Association) code. Some make sense if you know the city or the name of the airport and others, well, what the heck?" Check out the beautiful, engaging website,…
  • Mar 25

    Better Call Saul and Attorney Ethic

    Better Call Saul and Attorney Ethic
    Slate.com offers a Better Call Saul podcast that recaps and explores each week's episode. This week, a professional ethics attorney, Nicole Hyland, joins the podcast to discuss the ethics of the lead character's actions. Ms. Hyland joins the…
Rank this Week: 88

Legal Research Plus

Legal Research Plus

By Paul Lomio, Erika V. Wayne, Kate, Wilko and George Wilson. The authors are law librarians and advanced legal research instructors at Stanford Law School.

http://legalresearchplus.com
Rank this Week: 85

Slaw

Slaw

A Canadian cooperative weblog on all things legal.

http://www.slaw.ca
  • Mar 27

    The Friday Fillip: Relating

    The Friday Fillip: Relating
      For the next while the Friday Fillip will be a chapter in a serialized crime novel, interrupted occasionally by a reference you might like to follow up. Both this chapter of the book and the whole story up to this point can be had as…
  • Mar 27

    Family Justice 3.6: Rethinking Family to Reduce Conflict

    Family Justice 3.6: Rethinking Family to Reduce Conflict
    All law, with the exception of animal cruelty laws, concerns the interaction of human social groups ranging in scale from the individual to the state, either for the purpose of regulating those interactions or providing remedies when things…
  • Mar 27

    Why Do Lawyers Resist Ethical Rules Requiring Competence With Technology?

    Why Do Lawyers Resist Ethical Rules Requiring Competence With Technology?
    Recently, the Virginia State Bar Council voted to adopt changes to the Model Rules of Professional Conduct. The changes were based on the American Bar Association’s modifications to the Comments of Rule 1.1 respecting Competence…
Rank this Week: 110

New York Supreme Court Criminal…

New York Supreme Court Criminal Term Library

News and information gateway to web based services provided by the New York State Supreme Court Criminal Term Library in New York County.

http://crimlawlib.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 108

Oregon Legal Research

Oregon Legal Research

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

http://blog.oregonlegalresearch.com
  • Mar 26

    My, My, My: Auntie Mame Would Have Made a Hoot of a Law Librarian

    My, My, My: Auntie Mame Would Have Made a Hoot of a Law Librarian
    Every working stiff needs a laugh and a boost on Friday-Eve morning (better known as Thursday morning) and we are no exception to that truth. So, we often turn to the Legal Research is Easy blogger who never fails to tickle ……
  • Mar 25

    Dockets and other Court Records Databases in Oregon Public Law Libraries: Update

    Dockets and other Court Records Databases in Oregon Public Law Libraries: Update
    This is an update to the previous 10/14 blog post: OJIN and OECI Access in Oregon County Law Libraries The following Oregon public law libraries have in-library public, or staff-assisted, access to OJIN, OECI, or ACMS (court dockets).…
  • Mar 23

    Law Practice: Ethical Duty of Technology Competence

    Law Practice: Ethical Duty of Technology Competence
    “13 States Have Adopted Ethical Duty of Technology Competence,” by Robert Ambrogi, 3/16/15: “In 2012, something happened that I called a sea change in the legal profession: The American Bar Association formally approved a…
Rank this Week: 133

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/
  • Mar 27

    New website connects lawyers, non-profit

    New website connects lawyers, non-profit
    A new website called, appropriately, Lawyer/Nonprofit Connect was launched recently. The site is designed to enable nonprofit organizations to easily find interested lawyers to serve on their boards, and conversely, lawyers to easily find…
  • Mar 26

    Access to Justice program

    Access to Justice program
    An interesting v recently discusses how courtroom innovations in New York and elsewhereare helping self-represented litigants navigate the legal waters. One example is an initiative in New York, begun by Justice Fern Fisher, called the Court…
  • Mar 20

    Proposal to make all .gov sites secure HTTP

    Proposal to make all .gov sites secure HTTP
    Federal News Radio reports that  the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) of the United States has proposed a plan to make HTTPS the standard for all .gov websites. “The majority of Federal websites use HTTP as the primary…
Rank this Week: 140

Collection Development Blog

Collection Development Blog

Covers legal news and resources. By the Servies Collection Development Department of the Hong Kong University Library.

http://obelix.lib.hku.hk/cdblog
  • Mar 18

    Exhibit “70 years, 70 documents” by the Dag Hammarskjöld Library

    Exhibit “70 years, 70 documents” by the Dag Hammarskjöld Library
    To celebrate the 70th anniversary of the United Nations, the Dag Hammarskjöld Library produced an online exhibition of pictures in 70 key documents with highlights on the organization’s work in the areas of peace and security,…
  • Mar 4

    Wiley Online Library Site Maintenance March 7, 2015

    Wiley Online Library Site Maintenance March 7, 2015
    There will be a scheduled maintenance for Wiley Online Library on March 7, 2015 at 5pm for up to 3 hours. We apologise for any inconvenienced caused during this period as access  will be disrupted.  
  • Mar 4

    Law Journals – Table of contents (March, 2015)

    Law Journals – Table of contents (March, 2015)
    Selected Law Journals: Table of Contents This list covers top ranked (A or A*) law journals selected from the ARC (Australian Research Council) ranked journal list and Asian law related journals of interest to the HKU community. Table of…
Rank this Week: 163

Judge Ben C. Green Law Library…

Judge Ben C. Green Law Library Blog

Features legal news and research guides. From Case Western Reserve University School of Law.

http://lawlibrary.case.edu/blog
  • Nov 9

    New Law Review format on display at Circ. Desk

    New Law Review format on display at Circ. Desk
    The Case Western Reserve Law Review has put a lot of really solid work into the typesetting and page layout of their journal. Besides some real benefits for their operation in the pre-production process, this reformatting makes the Law Review…
  • Nov 8

    The Day After – Looking at the Prediction

    The Day After – Looking at the Prediction
    The votes are still being counted in 27 states as of 5pm. However, the election has been called and President Barack Obama will serve an additional four years as President.
  • Nov 5

    Election Maps — Nov 5th — Election Eve Prediction

    Election Maps — Nov 5th — Election Eve Prediction
    Last Tuesday I posted the information from four election map sites. I have posted at the end of this blog the information from today for those same sites. Not surprisingly, not one of the maps has gone completely unchanged.
Rank this Week: 162

John Palfrey's Blog

John Palfrey's Blog

Covers intellectual property, politics and teaching. By Harvard Law Professor and Executive Director of the Berkman Center for Internet & Society John Palfrey.

http://jpalfrey.andover.edu
  • Mar 25

    End of Tuition Day: The Importance of Gratitude and of Paying It Forward

    End of Tuition Day: The Importance of Gratitude and of Paying It Forward
    Today marks a special day in our academic calendar: it is End of Tuition Day.  From this day forward in the school year, everything is free for every student. What exactly do I mean by “free”?  And what do I ……
  • Mar 17

    Weekly Highlights for Mar. 13

    Weekly Highlights for Mar. 13
    Originally posted on CASE Blog:Check out this week’s advancement news worldwide, the latest CASE news, trending discussions on CASE communities and content shared by member institutions. Have something to share? Add it in the…
  • Dec 10

    All School Meeting Address: Winter Welcome 2014 and Discussions in the Wake of Ferguson

    All School Meeting Address: Winter Welcome 2014 and Discussions in the Wake of Ferguson
    Good morning, Andover! Over the Thanksgiving break, I wrote to you all an email, asking that you take some time to understand what was happening in Ferguson, Missouri.  A few members of the community — a student and a parent,…
Rank this Week: 208

Library Stuff

Library Stuff

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

http://www.librarystuff.net
  • Mar 27

    Review: ‘Improbable Libraries’ a fascinating trek among the stack

    Review: ‘Improbable Libraries’ a fascinating trek among the stack
    “In our technology-obsessed world, libraries provide tranquil sanctuaries for zoning out with physical books.”Libraries have a long history of overcoming geographic, economic and political challenges to bring the written word to…
  • Mar 27

    UK researchers set to benefit from easier access to digital service

    UK researchers set to benefit from easier access to digital service
    “A new service enabling researchers to access their digital resources and applications through a single, federated sign-on is launching today thanks to Jisc. A world-first, Assent, provided by Jisc, enables simplified, seamless and…
  • Mar 26

    New Anne Arundel library policy allows residents to borrow up to 99 DVD

    New Anne Arundel library policy allows residents to borrow up to 99 DVD
    “The ultimate challenge: 99 movies. One hundred sixty-eight hours — if you don’t require sleep. Anne Arundel County Public Library has upped the number of movies residents can check out at one time to 99. The…
Rank this Week: 262

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
  • Mar 27

    Excuse me, this book has a hare in it.

    Excuse me, this book has a hare in it.
    Part of the fun in dealing with older materials is coming across the occasional doodle or illustration added to the margins. This charming little creature comes from Decisiones antiquae et novae Rotae romanae (Old and new decisions of the…
  • Mar 16

    A peek behind the curtain

    A peek behind the curtain
    Among the Kuttner Institute materials recently deposited here are two pieces indicative of the work the Institute continues to support – creating editions of Medieval Canon Law.
  • Mar 5

    New exhibit: 250 Years of Blackstone's Commentarie

    New exhibit: 250 Years of Blackstone's Commentarie
    This year is the 250th anniversary of the publication of Sir William Blackstone’s Commentaries on the Laws of England, the single most influential book in the history of Anglo-American law. The Yale Law Library, home to the…
Rank this Week: 287

Legal Informatics Blog

Legal Informatics Blog

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

http://legalinformatics.wordpress.com
  • Mar 1

    Pausing

    Pausing
    There will be a temporary halt to new posts at Legal Informatics Blog until summer 2015, so that I can finish my dissertation. Many thanks for reading, and we’ll see you in a few months.Filed under: Algorithm
  • Feb 25

    Land: Participatory Fact-Finding: Developing New Directions for Human Rights Investigations Through New Technologie

    Land: Participatory Fact-Finding: Developing New Directions for Human Rights Investigations Through New Technologie
    Molly K. Land of the University of Connecticut has posted Participatory Fact-Finding: Developing New Directions for Human Rights Investigations Through New Technologies, forthcoming in The Future of Human Rights Fact-Finding (Philip Alston…
  • Feb 25

    Tech for Justice Hackathon+ Austin: Results, storify, links, and resource

    Tech for Justice Hackathon+ Austin: Results, storify, links, and resource
    Tech for Justice Hackathon+ Austin was held February 21-22, 2015 in Austin, Texas, USA. The event was organized by the Internet Bar Organization. Video describing the results and winners of the event is available at:…
Rank this Week: 311

Guilford Centre Weblog

Guilford Centre Weblog

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

http://guildfordlibrary.wordpress.com
  • Mar 24

    Pfp2 -eResources on the Library Services Portal

    Pfp2 -eResources on the Library Services Portal
    Don’t forget to look at the following when researching your subject: eResources by Subject – All resources; books, commentary, journals, law reports and websites divided into subject e.g. Family, Employment, Intellectual…
  • Mar 24

    pfp2 – Finding bibliographic information on the database

    pfp2 – Finding bibliographic information on the database
    Many of you will be accessing books via Westlaw and Lexis Library when researching for pfp2. You will need details such as the full title, name and date of publication of the books for your bibliography. For books accessed via Westlaw go…
  • Mar 23

    Pfp2 – Referencing

    Pfp2 – Referencing
      As part of researching for your pfp2 essay or report you will be reading and citing numerous types of resources. Here are some tips when writing your bibliography: Follow the guidelines in your  GDL course handbook or assessment…
Rank this Week: 354

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/
  • Mar 12

    Hsu Untied: Interviewing Lawyers About Their Side-Hobbie

    Hsu Untied: Interviewing Lawyers About Their Side-Hobbie
    via Maya Hsu My former colleague, Richard Hsu, is at it again. You may remember Richard, and his talented daughter, Maya, from my posts about his One Page Blog, and HsuTube blogs, and the really interesting videos he and Maya produced. I…
  • Mar 5

    Bloomberg BNA Launches Big Law Business Community Website

    Bloomberg BNA Launches Big Law Business Community Website
    Toby Brown and I got a sneak peek yesterday at Bloomberg BNA's new Big Law Business community site, and we liked what we saw. We all know that Big Law is big business, but there are very few resources out there from vendors that cover current…
  • Mar 2

    Movin' On Up!

    Movin' On Up!
    The legal market consolidated a bit more today in Canada as DLAPiper LLP announced that Davis LLP will be joining the Swiss verein's North American arm as its newest member firm in April 2015.  The Am Law Daily, summed up the change in…
Rank this Week: 353

Criminal Law Library Blog

Criminal Law Library Blog

Covers criminal law, information technology and news for law librarians. By David Badertscher.

http://www.criminallawlibraryblog.com/
  • Aug 12

    State Advocacy Strategies: The New York Story

    State Advocacy Strategies: The New York Story
    Included below are my introductory remarks delivered at the Annual Meeting of the American Association of Law Libraries on July 23, 2012 as part Program E-1 State Advocacy Strategies: Learning to Connect, Grow and Survive. The material below…
  • Aug 12

    State Advocacy Strategies: The New York Story

    State Advocacy Strategies: The New York Story
    Included below are my introductory remarks delivered at the Annual Meeting of the American Association of Law Libraries on July 23, 2012 as part Program E-1 State Advocacy Strategies: Learning to Connect, Grow and Survive. The material below…
  • Mar 26

    The Jury Expert Has a New Look

    The Jury Expert Has a New Look
    The people at The Jury Expert are excited about moving to a new platrorm, Wordpress, where they can incorporate a new look and possibly some new features as well. Below is their e-mail announcing the change and providing links so you can see…
Rank this Week: 344

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/
  • Mar 27

    ProQuest’s Executive Orders and Presidential Proclamations 1789-2014

    ProQuest’s Executive Orders and Presidential Proclamations 1789-2014
    The President of the United States uses Executive Orders to execute a wide variety of actions with regard to the internal operations and organization of the Federal Government as well as foreign and domestic policies. Historically, executive…
  • Mar 9

    Oxford’s U.S. Constitutional Law

    Oxford’s U.S. Constitutional Law
    United States Constitutional Law service is a comprehensive reference resource to help researchers understand the legal and political history of American constitutionalism. This collection contains an archive of both primary source materials…
  • Feb 27

    BYU Law #38 in Alums to Partner

    BYU Law #38 in Alums to Partner
    BYU Law School was recently ranked #38 in the National Law Journal’s ranking of associates promoted to partner in 2014 (BYU Law School affiliation required for this link).  These rankings were part of NLJ’s 2015 Go-To Law…
Rank this Week: 386

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
  • Mar 27

    Faculty Spotlight: Amy Meyer

    Faculty Spotlight: Amy Meyer
    Our faculty serve as consultants to local media outlets when topics arise that align with their individual specializations.   Here’s an example: Professor Amy Meyers was recently interviewed by Fox 46 about medical…
  • Mar 27

    Student Spotlight: Teach for America

    Student Spotlight: Teach for America
    Charlotte School of Law Associate Dean Kama Pierce, in association with Teach for America, recently visited a 5th grade class at Windsor Elementary School in Charlotte.  Pierce was accompanied by two of her students, Eric Ramirez…
  • Mar 26

    Need a Break? The Library Can Help with Our Legal Themed Movie Collection!

    Need a Break? The Library Can Help with Our Legal Themed Movie Collection!
    In 2012, we blogged about the 25 greatest legal movies of all time and took a poll as to which movies our students preferred most. This time we are reposting the 2008 ABA Journal listing which featured 25 of the best legal ……
Rank this Week: 420

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/
  • Mar 27

    Statistics for Your Health Law Research

    Statistics for Your Health Law Research
    Adding interdisciplinary statistical data to your health law and policy writing can make your article or note stand out from the crowd. One easy way to find health statistics is by using Statista, a research platform that gives you instant…
  • Mar 26

    Tax Time – Researching State and Federal Tax Policy

    Tax Time – Researching State and Federal Tax Policy
    Founded in 1937, the Tax Foundation is an independent tax policy think-tank based in Washington, D.C. It is organized into the Center for Federal Tax Policy, the Center for State Tax Policy, and the Center for Legal Reform. The Tax…
  • Mar 25

    Citing to Wikipedia in Legal Scholarship

    Citing to Wikipedia in Legal Scholarship
    Should you cite to Wikipedia in a law review article or note? How often do authors do this? In a recent article in Canadian Law Library Review, Rex Shoyama examines Wikipedia citation in Canadian law journal and law review articles and draws…
Rank this Week: 424

Jenkins Law Library Blog

Jenkins Law Library Blog

Covers technology and legal research.

https://www.jenkinslaw.org/blog
  • Mar 26

    Jenkins On Your Desktop: Computer and Technology Law Material

    Jenkins On Your Desktop: Computer and Technology Law Material
    Doing research related to computer law? Check out some of the databases available on your desktop through the Jenkins Member Center! Loislaw Treatise Library contains The Law of the Internet, Scott on Multimedia…
  • Mar 24

    Black's Law Dictionary, 10th Edition: Now on WestlawNext

    Black's Law Dictionary, 10th Edition: Now on WestlawNext
    The 10th edition of Black's Law Dictionary was published last year and is now also available on WestlawNext! Definitions can be searched on WestlawNext by dictionary term or definition text. Black's Law Dictionary can be found two separate…
  • Mar 19

    Jenkins' Historical Collection: George Wharton Pepper

    Jenkins' Historical Collection: George Wharton Pepper
    George Wharton PepperArtist: Cameron BurnsideGeorge Wharton Pepper (1867-1961) was a prominent Philadelphia lawyer, law professor, and politician. He attended the University of Pennsylvania (class of 1887) and its Law School (class of 1889)…
Rank this Week: 419

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
  • Mar 27

    FALQs: Freedom of Speech in France

    FALQs: Freedom of Speech in France
    Back in January, Nicolas kicked off our “FALQs” (aka “Frequently Asked Legal Questions”) series with a post on terrorism in France.  He was asked on Twitter to continue the series with a post on freedom of…
  • Mar 26

    2015 Harper Lee Prize for Legal Fiction

    2015 Harper Lee Prize for Legal Fiction
    Starting in 2012,  I have posted information about this award and have enjoyed following the nominees and winners.  I look forward to seeing which titles are selected for this year’s award. The following is a guest…
  • Mar 25

    Treaties, Text, and Timely Updates – Congress.gov Spring Cleaning

    Treaties, Text, and Timely Updates – Congress.gov Spring Cleaning
    Since introducing Congress.gov in September 2012, we have continued to add the databases from THOMAS to the new system.  We launched with legislation, followed soon thereafter by the Congressional Record, Committee Reports, and…
Rank this Week: 468

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/
  • Mar 25

    Research Resources: Family Law Reporter (BNA)

    Research Resources: Family Law Reporter (BNA)
    If you are looking for a family law resource, try the Family Law Reporter (BNA).  Family Law Reporter provides access to court decisions, including those before the U.S. Supreme Court, as well as legislative and regulatory news,…
  • Mar 24

    RAND Health

    RAND Health
    If you need to research (or just have an interest in) health law, policy, or other health care issues, RAND Health resources are invaluable.  The RAND Corporation, a nonprofit, nonpartisan research organization focused on policy research…
  • Mar 23

    10 Lesson

    10 Lesson
    The Lawyerist has an interesting post titled "10 Lessons You Weren't Taught in Law School".  I think some law schools actually do teach a few of the items in the list but most are life not legal lessons.  This list is:1.  How…
Rank this Week: 570

Lex Scripta

Lex Scripta

From the Dallas Association of Law Librarians.

http://dallnet.blogspot.com/
  • Nov 25

    Open Access Policy, Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation

    Open Access Policy, Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation
    http://www.gatesfoundation.org/How-We-Work/General-Information/Open-Access-PolicyOn January 1, 2015, the Open Access Policy of the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation will be effective for all new agreements. A two-year embargo will be in…
  • Aug 7

    Webinar - 5 Critical Attributes for Special Librarians to Evolve and Stay Relevant

    Webinar - 5 Critical Attributes for Special Librarians to Evolve and Stay Relevant
    Between Google circumventing in-depth research, dealing with budget constraints, understanding the changes driving customer behavior, and other challenges, librarians are facing a new world in which they must be adaptive.Join us Thursday,…
  • Jul 11

    Fastcase Hospitality Suite @ AALL14

    Fastcase Hospitality Suite @ AALL14
    Fastcase is happy again to sponsor and operate the PLL Hospitality Suite at AALL, for PLL members and friends at the annual meeting.  This year the location will be at The Ambassador Suite in Room 2032 of the Grand Hyatt Hotel. …
Rank this Week: 543

ZiefBrief

ZiefBrief

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

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

    Non-Graduating Law Students: Registering for Summer Access to WestlawNext

    Non-Graduating Law Students: Registering for Summer Access to WestlawNext
    If you are a non-graduating law student, you may extend your WestlawNext access during the summer by visiting the Westlaw summer registration web page and following the instructions. Westlaw has chosen to continue to restrict the settings in…
  • Mar 23

    Use Lexis Advance & Bloomberg Law At Your Summer Job!

    Use Lexis Advance & Bloomberg Law At Your Summer Job!
    We're winding down the spring semester, and many students will be starting summer jobs soon. We are really happy that both Bloomberg Law and Lexis Advance allow students to use their academic accounts for any summer research project. There…
  • Mar 12

    No Research Librarian Sat. 3/14/15

    No Research Librarian Sat. 3/14/15
    There will be no Research Librarian on duty Saturday, March 14.
Rank this Week: 605

Law Library Letter

Law Library Letter

Summaries of recent Wyoming Supreme Court decisions and law library information. From the Wyoming State Law Library.

http://wyolawlibrary.blogspot.com/
  • May 14

    Summary 2014 WY 62

    Summary 2014 WY 62
    Summary of Decision May 14, 2014Justice Fox delivered the opinion of the Court. Reversed.Case Name: LEEKS CANYON RANCH, LLC, a Wyoming limited liability company; LEEKS CANYON, LLC, a Wyoming limited liability company; ELIZABETH LOCKHART and…
  • May 14

    Summary 2014 WY 61

    Summary 2014 WY 61
    Summary of Decision May 12, 2014Justice Davis delivered the opinion for the court. Affirmed. Case Name: IN THE MATTER OF THE WORKER’S COMPENSATION CLAIM OF: CHRISTINA S. HIRSCH, AN EMPLOYEE OF BORDER FOODS, INC. v. STATE OF WYOMING…
  • May 8

    Summary 2014 WY 60

    Summary 2014 WY 60
    Summary of Decision May 8, 2014Justice Fox delivered the opinion of the Court. Affirmed.Case Name: GILBERT ORTIZ, JR. v. THE STATE OF WYOMINGDocket Number: S-13-0127URL: http://www.courts.state.wy.us/Opinions.aspxAppeal from the District…
Rank this Week: 660

Law Library of Congress: Global…

Law Library of Congress: Global Legal Monitor

Covers legal news and developments worldwide. By the Law Library of Congress.

http://www.loc.gov/law/
  • Nov 19

    United Arab Emirates: New Law Imposes Sanctions on Online Demands for Regime Change

    United Arab Emirates: New Law Imposes Sanctions on Online Demands for Regime Change
    Communications and electronic information - On November 13, 2012, the United Arab Emirates amended Federal Law 2-2006 on electronic crimes. The amended legislation includes provisions that punish anyone convicted of using digital means to…
  • Nov 15

    France: Approval of Same-Sex Marriage Draft Law

    France: Approval of Same-Sex Marriage Draft Law
    Family - France's Council of Ministers (Conseil des Ministres, Cabinet) approved a draft law on November 7, 2012, that legalizes marriage for same-sex couples. The proposal gives such couples the rights usually assigned to marriage, as... The…
  • Nov 9

    Egypt: Government Decides to Postpone Implementation of Real Property Tax Law

    Egypt: Government Decides to Postpone Implementation of Real Property Tax Law
    Taxation - On November 4, 2012, Egypt's Ministry of Finance decided to postpone the implementation of the real property tax law (Law 196-2008 of June 23, 2008) until January... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers…
Rank this Week: 640

Carolina Blawg

Carolina Blawg

By the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Law Library.

http://blogs.law.unc.edu/library/
  • Oct 31

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  • Jun 22

    eBooks in the Law Library

    eBooks in the Law Library
    There are many eBooks in the campus libraries about law. Try doing an advanced search and specify format = eBook. Here are the results of a search for subject=law and format=eBook.
  • Jun 8

    Additional translations of foreign penal codes - now on HeinOnline

    Additional translations of foreign penal codes - now on HeinOnline
    HeinOnline has added the American Series of Foreign Penal Codes to is Foreign and International Law Resources database. The newly added 32 volumes provide "accurate English translations of important Penal Codes of foreign countries." Each…
Rank this Week: 699

Pappas Law Library Blog

Pappas Law Library Blog

From the Boston University School of Law.

http://bulawinteractive.org/libraryblog/
  • Mar 28

    Legal History and Digitization

    Legal History and Digitization
    One of the areas that has really boomed in this era of digitization is legal history.  Want to see a first edition of Blackstone’s Commentaries?  We have it – LLMC Digital has put Yale’s entire collection of…
  • Mar 27

    200 Years of Free Legal Information in Massachusett

    200 Years of Free Legal Information in Massachusett
    Yesterday, the Massachusetts Trial Court Law Libraries hosted a reception to celebrate 200 years of free legal information in the Commonwealth.  In conjunction with this event, they created a book that traces their…
  • Mar 26

    Bloomberg Law for Court Document

    Bloomberg Law for Court Document
    One of the most useful features of Bloomberg Law (BL) is the ability to access court dockets and filings in current and recent cases. For federal District and Circuit Courts of Appeals cases, BL allows you to access documents provided through…
Rank this Week: 719

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/
  • Mar 27

    Ohio Supreme Court Adopts New Amendments to Ohio Ethics Rules for Lawyer

    Ohio Supreme Court Adopts New Amendments to Ohio Ethics Rules for Lawyer
    The Ohio Supreme Court recently adopted several amendments to the Ohio Rules of Professional Conduct. Some of the major topics covered by the new changes include technology, confidentiality, client development, and client solicitation.…
  • Mar 26

    Tech Thursday: Recycling Your Old Computer

    Tech Thursday: Recycling Your Old Computer
    Have an old computer laying around the office? Don't just throw it in the trash, there may be sensitive files and information on the hard drive. Techlicious' Christina DesMarais' article "How to Safely Get Rid of an Old Computer" gives...
  • Mar 12

    Tech Thursday: PC Security Software

    Tech Thursday: PC Security Software
    There's hundreds of different versions of security software available these days. Which is the best for you? Kaitlyn Wells' article "The Best PC Security Software" breaks down the best free and paid software. You can read her article here.
Rank this Week: 774

Un blog pour l'information…

Un blog pour l'information juridique

By Emmanuel Barthe.

http://www.precisement.org/blog/
  • Mar 25

    Communicabilité des notes émises par la DGCCRF

    Communicabilité des notes émises par la DGCCRF
    Un échange de mails sur la liste Juriconnexion permet de faire le point sur la communicabilité des notes émises par la DGCCRF : les notes de service de la DGCCRF ne sont pas communicables, contrairement aux notes…
  • Mar 23

    Le knowledge management (KM) en cabinet d'avocats : une synthèse

    Le knowledge management (KM) en cabinet d'avocats : une synthèse
    Ce qui suit est une synthèse sur la mise en place de systèmes de Knowledge Management (KM, dit aussi gestion des connaissances) réalisée par Laure Tarrade, documentaliste juridique suite à une question…
  • Mar 4

    Numérisation d'imprimés rares et anciens : méthodes, coût

    Numérisation d'imprimés rares et anciens : méthodes, coût
    NB : la pertinence des résultats de Google lors de mes recherches sur ce thème était moyenne, même en le "torturant". D'où la publication de cette liste. Ici, le truc qui consiste à lire les…
Rank this Week: 753

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
  • Mar 24

    Advanced Google Searching Tomorrow!

    Advanced Google Searching Tomorrow!
    Lillian Goldman Law Library Research Skills Series Find inner poise and confidence as you face the overwhelming and ever expanding Google universe of information. Law Librarian Jason Eiseman will guide you through getting the most out of your…
  • Mar 16

    Library Tip: New Morris Tool "Map It"

    Library Tip: New Morris Tool "Map It"
    Dear Students: Did you know that you can find where your book is shelved: In the library catalog, MORRIS, you can now click the “Map It!” button next to an item to see a map to your book. The system will show you a map of the…
  • Mar 9

    Wednesday! Foreign and International Law: Treaty and Other International Agreement

    Wednesday! Foreign and International Law: Treaty and Other International Agreement
    Lillian Goldman Law Library Research Skill Series Wednesday, March 11, 2015 / 3:10-4PM YLS room: 128 Foreign and international law: treaties and other international agreements This workshop will cover: Researching bilateral and multilateral…
Rank this Week: 758

BLS Library Blog

BLS Library Blog

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

http://www.blslibrary.com/
  • Mar 23

    In Honor of Women’s History Month – BLS Alumna and Suffragette, “General” Rosalie Jone

    In Honor of Women’s History Month – BLS Alumna and Suffragette, “General” Rosalie Jone
    Rosalie Gardiner Jones was born in 1883 to Mary and Oliver Livingston Jones, wealthy Oyster Bay socialites.  She graduated from Adelphi College, then a women’s school, in Brooklyn and later from Brooklyn Law School. When she was…
  • Mar 19

    Brooklyn’s Eastern District Federal Court: 150 Year

    Brooklyn’s Eastern District Federal Court: 150 Year
    This Monday in the courthouse on Cadman Plaza East in Downtown Brooklyn, two Justices of the US Supreme Court, the Hon. Ruth Bader Ginsburg and the Hon. Sonia Sotomayor, both of whom hold honorary degrees from Brooklyn Law School (Ginsburg…
  • Mar 18

    Legal Research Beyond Westlaw & Lexi

    Legal Research Beyond Westlaw & Lexi
    While in law school, you may find the vast majority of the sources you need through the two main online legal platforms, Westlaw and Lexis. There is a reason why they are the leaders of the pack. They provide you with a comprehensive set of…
Rank this Week: 853

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
  • Mar 23

    Recent Acquisitions, March 16 – March 23, 2015

    Recent Acquisitions, March 16 – March 23, 2015
    42 new acquisitions in Osgoode Hall Law School Library, including 26 from 2015: K 100 L44 2014 Legal education : simulation in theory and practice Lund Humphries Publishers 2014 xx, 279 pages ; 24 cm. K 1830 W67 2006 Worker … Continue…
  • Mar 17

    CCH Online Training Webinar

    CCH Online Training Webinar
    The CCH Online training scheduled for Wednesday March 18 has been moved to a webinar format. Instructions on how to register for the webinar here – CCHOnlineWebinarMarch18.
  • Mar 16

    Recent Acquisitions, March 9 – March 16, 2015

    Recent Acquisitions, March 9 – March 16, 2015
    63 new acquisitions in Osgoode Hall Law School Library, including 37 from 2015: K 1066 E73 2015 The transformation of Islamic law in global financial markets Cambridge University Press 2015 xxvi, 397 pages ; 24 cm K 123 W46 2014 ……
Rank this Week: 779

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/
  • Mar 20

    Let the Sunshine In: Open Meetings and Open Records in Washington State

    Let the Sunshine In: Open Meetings and Open Records in Washington State
    Today is the last day of the annual Sunshine Week, a "celebration of access to public information." While you contemplate our gloomy spring weather (at least west of the Cascades), check out these Washington State sunshine laws and resources:…
  • Mar 18

    Death Penalty Research Made Easy!

    Death Penalty Research Made Easy!
    Researching death penalty laws and practices of a country can be a daunting task, but the Death Penalty Worldwide (DPW) website is a great starting point. Created by Professor Sandra Babcock (Cornell University Law School) in partnership with…
  • Mar 18

    Big Money in Judicial Campaign

    Big Money in Judicial Campaign
    Former Alabama Supreme Court Justice Sue Bell Cobb decries the effect of money on judicial campaigns: I Was Alabama's Top Judge. I'm Ashamed by What I Had to Do to Get There. Politico, March/April 2015.Cobb cites a 2014 report by Emory…
Rank this Week: 765

FSU College of Law Library Blog

FSU College of Law Library Blog

Covers of legal research topics and legal information. From the Florida State University Law Library Team.

http://fsulawlibraryblog.typepad.com/fsu_college_of_law_librar/
  • Oct 21

    Prizmo

    Prizmo
    Prizmo is a scanning app for iPhone and iPad. It can export in multiple formats and even OCR a scan. Read more about it here. Posted by Jon Lutz
  • Oct 13

    DOJ Launches Law Jobs App for iOS

    DOJ Launches Law Jobs App for iOS
    This US Department of Justice app allows for a quick and easy way to find law student interships and attorney jobs too. It's available for iOS now and coming for Android. You can find it here. Posted by Jon Lutz
  • Oct 2

    Six Cool Things You Can Do With iOS 8

    Six Cool Things You Can Do With iOS 8
    iOS 8 has some cool new features, check them out here. Posted by Jon Lutz
Rank this Week: 803

Library Boy

Library Boy

Features legal research news. By Michel-Adrien Sheppard.

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

    CanLII Primer: New Resource for Self-Represented Litigant

    CanLII Primer: New Resource for Self-Represented Litigant
    The National Self-Represented Litigants Project (NSRLP) has launched The Can LII Primer :"In the 2013 National SRL Study we were struck by the number of SRLs who used Can Lll, and how important a resource this was for them. Can Lll is not…
  • Mar 26

    New Trial Ordered in Ontario Case After Judge Looks Up Info on Google Street View

    New Trial Ordered in Ontario Case After Judge Looks Up Info on Google Street View
    According to the blog Legal Feeds, the Ontario Superior Court has ordered a new trial in an assault case because a judge looked up information from Google Street View on his own initiative: "In coming to his conclusion, Goldstein [Superior…
  • Mar 26

    Alberta Law Reform Institute Final Report on Assisted Reproduction After Death

    Alberta Law Reform Institute Final Report on Assisted Reproduction After Death
    The Alberta Law Reform Institute has published its Final Report on Assisted Reproduction After Death: Parentage and Implications:"The idea of recognising parentage and inheritance rights for children born after the death of one of their…
Rank this Week: 971

AALL's Washington Blawg

AALL's Washington Blawg

From the American Association of Law Libraries.

http://aallwash.wordpress.com
  • Mar 25

    AALL Joins Broad Coalition to Urge Surveillance Reform by June 1 Deadline

    AALL Joins Broad Coalition to Urge Surveillance Reform by June 1 Deadline
    By Elizabeth Holland In a letter signed by more than 45 privacy advocates, tech companies, and professional and trade associations, AALL today urged significant reform of our nation’s surveillance laws. Addressed to President Obama,…
  • Mar 18

    Today’s the Day! Participate in AALL’s Law Librarian Day of Action

    Today’s the Day! Participate in AALL’s Law Librarian Day of Action
    By Elizabeth Holland Today, nearly two dozen of your law librarian colleagues will meet with their members of Congress on Capitol Hill to discuss the most pressing issues affecting your profession. In 5 minutes or less, you can help to…
  • Mar 2

    March Washington E-Bulletin

    March Washington E-Bulletin
    The March issue of the Washington E-Bulletin is available now on AALLNET. IN THIS ISSUE Vol. 2015, Issue 03 *AALL Lobby Day Special Edition* A LOOK AHEAD Lobby Day Legislation ACT NOW Join Us March 18! AALL IN THE STATES UELMA Bill…
Rank this Week: 903

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/
  • Mar 25

    Summer Access to Lexis, Westlaw, and Bloomberg Law

    Summer Access to Lexis, Westlaw, and Bloomberg Law
    Information on summer access to Lexis, Bloomberg Law, and Westlaw for students who are NOT graduating in May: Lexis has no restrictions on use over the summer, and you do not have to do anything to extend your password. Bloomberg…
  • Mar 24

    Law School News in One Place

    Law School News in One Place
    Looking for news from law schools? Check out the Law School News portal, created by Elmer of CALI, currently featuring 93 law school RSS news feeds in one convenient place. Users can search the portal or browse the alphabetical list of…
  • Mar 17

    Predatory Open Access Journals: Revisited

    Predatory Open Access Journals: Revisited
    To follow up on our May 2013 post written by Cynthia Pittson, Monica Berger of New York City College of Technology at CUNY, and Jill Cirasella, of Graduate Center also at CUNY, in their Beyond Beall’s List: Better Understanding…
Rank this Week: 916

Seattle University Law Library…

Seattle University Law Library INFO

Covers legal news, legal research and library news.

http://lawlibraryblog.seattleu.edu/
  • Mar 24

    Researching Legal Career

    Researching Legal Career
    The Researching Legal Careers guide points to resources about general career planning and covers career specialties such as elder law or tax law. You can also learn about business etiquette and how to interview successfully. Look for it under…
  • Mar 23

    Library Artwork: M.J. Anderson’s “Column of Light”

    Library Artwork: M.J. Anderson’s “Column of Light”
    One of the most visible pieces of art in the library is M.J. Anderson’s sculpture, Column of Light (2000), at the base of the stairs on the 2nd floor. Commissioned specifically by the Seattle University Law School in 2000, the statue…
  • Mar 20

    Baseball and the Law

    Baseball and the Law
    It’s almost Spring and with it, Spring Training for Major League Baseball. So what does that have to do with law? Apparently, quite a bit. Disbelievers can look at “Baseball and the American Legal Mind,” a book in our…
Rank this Week: 894

Trial Ad Notes

Trial Ad Notes

Offers news items and resources relating to trial advocacy, with a focus on Washington State. By Mary Whisner.

http://trialadnotes.blogspot.com/
  • Mar 23

    Right to Counsel at Bail Hearing?

    Right to Counsel at Bail Hearing?
    The Constitution Project's National Right to Counsel Committee has produced a new report, Don't I Need a Lawyer? Pretrial Justice and the Right to Counsel at First Judicial Bail Hearing (March 2015).This report begins with a discussion on the…
  • Mar 18

    Big-Dollar Judicial Campaign

    Big-Dollar Judicial Campaign
    Former Alabama Supreme Court Justice Sue Bell Cobb decries the effect of money on judicial campaigns: I Was Alabama's Top Judge. I'm Ashamed by What I Had to Do to Get There. Politico, March/April 2015.Cobb cites a 2014 report by Emory law…
  • Mar 18

    A fascinating study of briefs opposing…

    A fascinating study of briefs opposing summary judgment in a particular class of employment discrimination cases—a topic with conflicting cases within the circuit—found that a majority omitted available case law that would have…
Rank this Week: 927

Out of the Jungle

Out of the Jungle

Thoughts on the present and future of legal information, legal research, and legal education. From Jim Milles, BJ Kaufman, Betsy McKenzie, Linda Ryan, Marie S. Newman, Greg Laughlin, Ann Puckett, Gail Daly and Jacqueline Cantwell.

http://outofthejungle.blogspot.com/
  • Feb 8

    Hints on Job Interview

    Hints on Job Interview
    (with thanks to Nancy Scott Hanway, in an article “A Foot in the Door at a Small Liberal-Arts College” at p. A23, in the Dec. 19 issue of the Chronicle of Higher Education. I found many of her suggestions, tailored to applicants…
  • Dec 30

    Who put the damn wind up the doctors' offices?!

    Who put the damn wind up the doctors' offices?!
    Have your doctors' offices gotten on the bandwagon yet? There is this new trend to have Patient Gateways. The gateway keeps increasing its security. Now, it's like trying to get into Fort Knox. 2-factor security, where I have to include not…
  • Dec 9

    Google Master Class MOOC

    Google Master Class MOOC
    A while ago, Marie posted here about teaching her students better Google searching skills. I was looking at what Google makes available and was thrilled to locate the excellent MOOC they developed on Power Searching and Advanced Power…
Rank this Week: 976

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/
  • Jan 9

    Visit our new blog site!

    Visit our new blog site!
    The Hamilton County Law Library is happy to announce the launch of our new website!  Beginning this week, all blog posts will now be posted exclusively to the blog page on the new site. Please feel free to visit us there. The URL for the…
  • Jan 2

    Judge Spiegel, remembered

    Judge Spiegel, remembered
    U.S. District Judge Arthur Spiegel died on Wednesday at the age of 94. Spiegel had served on the court since 1980 when he was appointed by President Jimmy Carter. He presided over such high profile matters as the Cincinnati anti-gay rights…
  • Dec 31

    Top legal news of 2014

    Top legal news of 2014
    In honor of New Year's Eve and in order to reflect on events of this past year we offer you a round-up of top legal news lists from various sources on the web. Happy New Year, everyone! Westlaw Legal Solutions Blog has published the Top 20…
Rank this Week: 963