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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/
  • Apr 24

    Barry Beavis parking charges challenge dismissed – BBC New

    Barry Beavis parking charges challenge dismissed – BBC New
    ‘A chip shop owner has lost his Court of Appeal challenge over what he claimed were “unfair, unlawful and disproportionate” parking charges.’ Full story BBC News, 23rd April 2015 Source: www.bbc.co.uk
  • Apr 24

    Exam cheat jailed for hacking into university computer system – Daily Telegraph

    Exam cheat jailed for hacking into university computer system – Daily Telegraph
    ‘Court hears University of Birmingham student Imran Uddin, 25, used a keyboard spying device to steal staff passwords and then upped five exam marks ‘ Full story Daily Telegraph, 24th April 2015 Source: www.telegraph.co.uk
  • Apr 24

    EVENT: Discrimination Law Association Annual Conference 2015

    EVENT: Discrimination Law Association Annual Conference 2015
    ‘This year’s DLA conference will take place in London on Monday 26th October 2015. The keynote speaker will be Judge Brian Doyle, President of the Employment Tribunals (England & Wales).’ Date: 26th October 2015…
Rank this Week: 5

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 22

    OPINION: Kummerfledt v. State

    OPINION: Kummerfledt v. State
    The Montana Supreme Court has issued an Opinion in the following matter: CIVIL – REINSTATEMENT OF DRIVER’S LICENSE DA 14-0398, 2015 MT 109, KURT LEE KUMMER FELDT, Plaintiff and Appellant, v. STATE OF MONTANA, Defendant and…
  • Apr 22

    OPINION: State v. Dunsmore

    OPINION: State v. Dunsmore
    The Montana Supreme Court has issued an Opinion in the following matter: CRIMINAL – FAILURE TO REGISTER AS A SEX OFFENDER DA 14-0087, 2015 MT 108, STATE OF MONTANA, Plaintiff and Appellee, v. MICHAEL PATRICK DUNSMORE, Defendant and…
  • Apr 22

    OPINION: Glueckert v. Glueckert

    OPINION: Glueckert v. Glueckert
    The Montana Supreme Court has issued an Opinion in the following matter: CIVIL – DOMESTIC RELATIONS DA 14-0405, 2015 MT 107, GEORGE THAYER GLUECKERT, SR., and LAURA JEANNE GLUECKERT, Petitioners and Appellant, v. KRISTIN GLUECKERT,…
Rank this Week: 31

Guilford Centre Weblog

Guilford Centre Weblog

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

http://guildfordlibrary.wordpress.com
  • Apr 15

    New silent study space created in the LRC

    New silent study space created in the LRC
    In consultation with a group of Guildford students, we have turned IT room 216 in the LRC into a silent study room. The difference between this room and the other IT rooms along the corridor is that…
  • Apr 14

    New books – April

    New books – April
    All the new Guildford and electronic books for April have now been added to the New Books Tab above.
  • Mar 31

    LexisNexis Student Associate recruitment 2015

    LexisNexis Student Associate recruitment 2015
    Click on the link below to find out more about becoming next year’s Lexis Student Associate in Guildford. LexisNexis Student Associate recruitment poster 2015-16  
Rank this Week: 39

beSpacific

beSpacific

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

http://www.bespacific.com/
  • Apr 26

    Stolen Asset Recovery Initiative

    Stolen Asset Recovery Initiative
    “The Stolen Asset Recovery Initiative (StAR) is a partnership between the World Bank Group and the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC)  that supports international efforts to end safe havens for corrupt funds. StAR…
  • Apr 26

    New on LLRX – Amicus Curiae: Information in the Service of Justice

    New on LLRX – Amicus Curiae: Information in the Service of Justice
    Via LLRX.com – Amicus Curiae: Information in the Service of Justice: From Ken Strutin’s introduction to this guide: In the legal system, such intonements have taken on the form of specialized briefs called amicus curiae…
  • Apr 26

    The Shriver Report Snapshot: An Insight Into the 21st Century Man

    The Shriver Report Snapshot: An Insight Into the 21st Century Man
    Via A Woman’s Nation: “The Shriver Report Snapshot: An Insight Into the 21st Century Man reveals an eye-opening disparity between the qualities contemporary men feel are paramount in a wife and/or partner and what they value…
Rank this Week: 45

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 24

    Conference of Journal of Law, Finance & Accounting–Hong Kong

    Conference of Journal of Law, Finance & Accounting–Hong Kong
    The 1st international conference of the Journal of Law, Finance and Accounting (JLFA) will be co-hosted by the JLFA and The Hong Kong Polytechnic University School of Accounting and Finance...
  • Apr 24

    CFP & Conference: Antitrust Economics & Competition Policy–Chicago, IL

    CFP & Conference: Antitrust Economics & Competition Policy–Chicago, IL
    The Searle Center on Law, Regulation, and Economic Growth is seeking papers to be presented at its 8th Annual Conference on Antitrust Economics and Competition Policy taking place on Sept....
  • Apr 24

    Conference on Innovation Economics–Chicago, IL

    Conference on Innovation Economics–Chicago, IL
    The Searle Center on Law, Regulation, and Economic Growth will hold the 8th Annual Conference on Innovation Economics on June 18-19, 2015 at Northwestern University School of Law. The goal...
Rank this Week: 58

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
  • Apr 8

    Law Journals – Table of Contents (C)

    Law Journals – Table of Contents (C)
    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…
  • Apr 8

    Law Journals – Table of Contents (B)

    Law Journals – Table of Contents (B)
    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…
  • Apr 8

    Law Journals – Table of Contents (A)

    Law Journals – Table of Contents (A)
    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: 172

Slaw

Slaw

A Canadian cooperative weblog on all things legal.

http://www.slaw.ca
  • Apr 26

    Law Graduates Still Struggling in Job Market

    Law Graduates Still Struggling in Job Market
    An editorial in today’s New York Times highlights the plights of law school graduates in the U.S., About 20 percent of law graduates from 2010 are working at jobs that do not require a law license, according to a new study, and only 40…
  • Apr 26

    Summaries Sunday: SOQUIJ

    Summaries Sunday: SOQUIJ
    Every week we present the summary of a decision handed down by a Québec court provided to us by SOQUIJ and considered to be of interest to our readers throughout Canada. SOQUIJ is attached to the Québec Department of…
  • Apr 25

    Old Wine in New Bottle

    Old Wine in New Bottle
    Borrowing a well-worn title for this post seemed appropriate. I trust Milton Freidman, Noam Chomsky, the Pacific Lutheran University Wind Ensemble, or the countless others who have used the title before me won’t mind. I’m spending…
Rank this Week: 182

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
  • Apr 2

    Head of School Bookshelf: The Teaching, Talent and Testing Edition, Spring 2015

    Head of School Bookshelf: The Teaching, Talent and Testing Edition, Spring 2015
    The long flights to and from East Asia this Spring Break afforded time to catch up on a stack of books I’ve been meaning to read for a while.  For this Spring’s Head of School bookshelf, I’ve selected a series ……
  • 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…
Rank this Week: 190

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: 222

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: 224

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 24

    Extra! extra! CELS Conference Paper Submission Deadline: June 26, 2015

    Extra! extra! CELS Conference Paper Submission Deadline: June 26, 2015
    The Tenth Conference on Empirical Legal Studies will be held October 30-31, 2015 in St. Louis, Missouri at Washington University in St. Louis School of Law. Paper submissions are due June 26, 2015. For more information on submitting your…
  • Apr 21

    Therapy dogs at the library

    Therapy dogs at the library
    Jozy and Denver (our latest, newest therapy dog!) will be stepping up their visits to the library as we move towards reading and exam periods. We currently have the following dates and times confirmed (with more to follow): Thursday April 23,…
  • Apr 13

    Foreign and International Law: Prepare to Practice Research Workshop

    Foreign and International Law: Prepare to Practice Research Workshop
    Lillian Goldman Law Library Research Skills Series Foreign and International Law: Prepare to Practice Research Workshop April 15th SLB / Room 128  / 3-4PM The training session will cover major open-access and subscription resources…
Rank this Week: 295

Jenkins Law Library Blog

Jenkins Law Library Blog

Covers technology and legal research.

https://www.jenkinslaw.org/blog
Rank this Week: 308

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 24

    Centenary of the Landing at Anzac Cove During World War I

    Centenary of the Landing at Anzac Cove During World War I
    April 25, 2015, marks 100 years since the first landing of Australian and New Zealand troops (known as the ANZACs, for Australian and New Zealand Army Corps) at the Gallipoli peninsula (Gelibolu in Turkish) in Turkey during World War I. …
  • Apr 23

    Henry VIII by William Shakespeare

    Henry VIII by William Shakespeare
    Since it is April, and today is Shakespeare’s birthday, it is time for our annual post on this great playwright.  Last year, in  honor of our upcoming Magna Carta exhibit, I blogged about the play King John.  This year,…
  • Apr 22

    An Interview with Gail Warren, Virginia State Law Librarian

    An Interview with Gail Warren, Virginia State Law Librarian
    The following is a guest post by Andrew Winston, a legal reference librarian in the Public Services Division of the Law Library of Congress.  Andrew interviews the Virginia State Law Librarian, Gail Warren.  We have previously…
Rank this Week: 327

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 26

    Leaving Valuables Unattended in the Library Can Have Bigger Consequences Than You Think

    Leaving Valuables Unattended in the Library Can Have Bigger Consequences Than You Think
    Please exercise caution with your possessions in the law library, particularly during exam time when you might be more inclined to park your stuff and leave to grab a snack. It's not just the laptop itself that is valuable---it may also be…
  • Apr 24

    Big Google

    Big Google
    Slate.com just posted came across a "fun" article on how you can download your entire Google search history (i.e., searches you ran while logged in to a Google product (e.g. YouTube, Gmail, Blogger)). Presumably, the searches…
  • Apr 22

    Amicus Briefs, or "Why a Love of Reading Must Be a US Supreme Court Clerk Job Requirement"

    Amicus Briefs, or "Why a Love of Reading Must Be a US Supreme Court Clerk Job Requirement"
    The Columbus Dispatch reports that the total number of pages of briefs submitted (including Amicus Briefs) in the same-sex marriage cases the US Supreme Court will consider April 28 is over 7,500. That's a lot. Is this the most number of…
Rank this Week: 351

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
  • Apr 21

    RIPPED FROM THE HEADLINES. . .

    RIPPED FROM THE HEADLINES. . .
    …50 years ago. NEW YORK - Bill Epton stood before the court at his sentencing hearing and delivered the fiery speech “We accuse.” In it Epton, a community organizer, accused the government of violating his First Amendment…
  • Apr 13

    Exhibit talk: "Blackstone's Commentaries: A Work of Art?"

    Exhibit talk: "Blackstone's Commentaries: A Work of Art?"
    “Blackstone’s Commentaries: A Work of Art?” An exhibition talk by Cristina S. Martinez, PhD University of Ottawa   Friday, April 17, 2015 11:00am-12:00pm Room 122, Yale Law School 127 Wall Street, New Haven…
  • 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…
Rank this Week: 350

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 24

    Research Help This Summer

    Research Help This Summer
    Congratulations everyone! You made it through another year of law school. We hope you get a chance to relax for a bit before you set off for your next adventure of summer jobs and externships. When you are ready to … Continue reading…
  • Apr 24

    Unique Database Available Soon…

    Unique Database Available Soon…
    U.S. Intelligence on Europe, 1945-1995 This interesting digital collection contains over 4,000 formerly classified U.S. government documents. These primary source documents provide a comprehensive survey of the U.S. intelligence…
  • Apr 14

    Celebrate National Library Week

    Celebrate National Library Week
    “Unlimited Possibilities @ Your Library” Honorary Chair of National Library Week 2015: Best-selling author David Baldacci Events Monday April 13: 2015 State of America’s Libraries Report released Tuesday, April 14: National…
Rank this Week: 470

Un blog pour l'information…

Un blog pour l'information juridique

By Emmanuel Barthe.

http://www.precisement.org/blog/
  • Apr 26

    Wikipedia : l'encyclopédie qui s'est rangé

    Wikipedia : l'encyclopédie qui s'est rangé
    J'ai contribué à quelques articles (juridiques surtout) dans Wikipedia. Et cela fait longtemps que je voulais écrire non plus dans mais *sur* cette encyclopédie libre en ligne passée en 20 ans de la…
  • Apr 9

    La base REGAFI des agents financiers (entités exerçant des activités bancaires, financières ou de services de paiement en France)

    La base REGAFI des agents financiers (entités exerçant des activités bancaires, financières ou de services de paiement en France)
    A signaler la base REGAFI (REGistre des Agents FInanciers) qui dépend de l'Autorité de contrôle prudentiel et de résolution (ACPR). Elle répertorie les entreprises et les personnes physiques autorisées…
  • 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…
Rank this Week: 604

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 24

    Welcome Our Newest Librarian Neeri Rao

    Welcome Our Newest Librarian Neeri Rao
    We are pleased to welcome our newest librarian Neeri Rao.  Neeri has come to C|M|Law from Steptoe and Johnson in Washington D.C.   Ms. Rao’s title is Faculty Services Librarian and she will be in charge of the…
  • Apr 23

    Librarian Presented Legal Research Video

    Librarian Presented Legal Research Video
    Need some help with Casemaker, Fastcase or Loislaw? What about Ohio Legislative History? How about if you’re interested in learning to be cost effective in your research? Check out our Legal Research Videos Research Guide. You’ll…
  • Apr 22

    Research Certificate Seminars on Demand

    Research Certificate Seminars on Demand
    The Law Library is not conducting any more in-person Research Certificate Seminars this Spring 2015 semester. However, if you have not already attended in-person one of the topics listed below, you can earn points for taking it as a TWEN Law…
Rank this Week: 548

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 21

    Tracking 2015 Georgia Enacted Bills and Veto

    Tracking 2015 Georgia Enacted Bills and Veto
    The 2015 Session of the Georgia General Assembly concluded on April 2, 2015. Following the final adjournment of the General Assembly, known as sine die, the Governor has 40 days to sign any bills or resolutions received after the 34th…
  • Apr 17

    Easier access to Google Scholar

    Easier access to Google Scholar
    Do you use Google Scholar to search for articles or cases? If you do, and you use Chrome as your browser of choice, check out the newly launched Google Scholar Button extension. The extension adds a simple button next to the URL/search bar,…
  • Apr 14

    Library Abridged is Returning!

    Library Abridged is Returning!
    Look out! Hot coffee and information coming your way soon! Each Spring, librarians take a few hours to sit in the lobby, chat with students, give out free coffee, and provide some useful information. This year’s Library Abridged program…
Rank this Week: 505

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 8

    C Is For….

    C Is For….
    When I started in law firm competitive intelligence (CI), there were few of us doing it and making any headway at the time.  Over time, lots of people have tried to do legal CI, Librarians, marketing folks, even seasoned CI professionals…
  • Apr 7

    "…You Can Do Anything With An Amazing Research Librarian" — No Kidding!

    "…You Can Do Anything With An Amazing Research Librarian" — No Kidding!
    Image [cc] Ana C. It seems that Chief Justice John Roberts, Jr. is not a fan of law reviews. Back in 2011, Roberts joked that he found law reviews irrelevant, and found no need to know why there was any influence on 18th century…
  • Mar 31

    Amazon's New "Dash Button" and "Home Services"

    Amazon's New "Dash Button" and "Home Services"
    Some of the products you can order through Amazon's Dash Button Okay... I'm not sure if I'm amazed or a bit petrified of two of the new services that Amazon just launched this week. Probably a bit of both. First up, Amazon's Dash Button (only…
Rank this Week: 601

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 25

    Georgetown Law designs firm to help low-income individual

    Georgetown Law designs firm to help low-income individual
    Georgetown Law has announced that it has teamed up with law firms DLA Piper and Arent Fox to create a new nonprofit law firm designed to help low-income individuals with their civil law needs. Named the D.C. Affordable Law Firm (DCALF), it…
  • Apr 24

    Online Privacy: international report

    Online Privacy: international report
    A recent report from the Global Commission on Internet Governance states that online privacy protection should be built around a “social compact” that will safeguard the digital economy by boosting security and trust in…
  • Apr 16

    Update on HathiTrust govdoc

    Update on HathiTrust govdoc
    The latest Update on HathiTrust Activities  announces that the US Federal Government Documents Initiative report is now available, reporting on the status of the Hathi govdocs initiative as well as recommendations for future action and…
Rank this Week: 755

Seattle University Law Library…

Seattle University Law Library INFO

Covers legal news, legal research and library news.

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

    April is Poetry Month!

    April is Poetry Month!
    Ven-Fuel was convicted of fraudulent acts, By the Trial Court’s finding of adequate facts. We think it likely that fraud took place, But Materiality was not shown in this case. So while the Government will no doubt be annoyed, We…
  • Apr 23

    Recommended Reading from the Walkover Collection

    Recommended Reading from the Walkover Collection
    The Walkover collection is located on the 2nd floor of the library under the staircase. I am Radar (Penguin Press 2015) Reif Larson LAW-Walkover Collection (2nd Floor)  PS3612.A773I2 2015 “Set aside for the moment the black baby…
  • Apr 22

    Legal Research Tune-Up 2015

    Legal Research Tune-Up 2015
    The Seattle University Law Library is pleased to offer a legal research workshop to help students brush up on their legal research skills for their summer employment or other summer research endeavors. The workshop will cover state and…
Rank this Week: 657

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
  • Apr 22

    It’s National County Government (and Poetry) Month

    It’s National County Government (and Poetry) Month
    Hat tip to Gallagher blogs, the ever vigilant and ever playful, law librarians at the University of Washington. “National County Government Month April is the cruellest month,” wrote T. S. Eliot. If you’re a fan of Eliot,…
  • Apr 20

    New Multnomah Law Library Website: Services, Databases, Catalog and More

    New Multnomah Law Library Website: Services, Databases, Catalog and More
    “The library is a growing organism.” [Ranganathan, the fifth of “Five Laws of Library Science”] Visit the new website of the Multnomah Law Library for your legal research adventures. Note that Saturday…
  • Apr 17

    Oregon “Jury awards couple nearly $240K over neighbors’ barking dogs,”

    Oregon “Jury awards couple nearly $240K over neighbors’ barking dogs,”
    “Oregon Jury awards couple nearly $240K over neighbors’ barking dogs,“ by Martha Neil, ABA Journal News, April 16, 2015 “An Oregon jury has awarded nearly $240,000 to a Rogue River couple who said they had to listen to…
Rank this Week: 721

Scholarly Communications @ Duke

Scholarly Communications @ Duke

Duke's source for advice and information about copyright and publication issues.

http://blogs.library.duke.edu/scholcomm/
  • Apr 14

    A new home for copyright?

    A new home for copyright?
    The idea that the Copyright Office should move out of the Library of Congress was first raised some years ago by Bruce Lehman, who was, at the time, the Director of the Patent and Trademark Office.  The idea seemed to be that the…
  • Apr 1

    Listening to Lessig

    Listening to Lessig
    Like many other attendees, I was pleased when I saw that the closing keynote address for this year’s Association of College and Research Libraries Conference was to be given by Professor Larry Lessig of Harvard.  But, to be honest,…
  • Mar 13

    Copyright, Open Access, and Human Right

    Copyright, Open Access, and Human Right
    The United Nations Human Rights Council is holding its 28th session this month, and one item on the agenda is discussion about a report from Farida Shaheed, who is a “Special Rapporteur” in the area of “cultural…
Rank this Week: 761

Fairly Used Blog

Fairly Used Blog

Discusses news in the Copyright and Fair Use industry, as well as updates to the Stanford Copyright and Fair Use site.

http://fairuse.stanford.edu/blog/
  • Dec 22

    How much of a photo do you need to alter to avoid copyright infringement? Hint: Cheshire Cat

    How much of a photo do you need to alter to avoid copyright infringement? Hint: Cheshire Cat
    Bloggers and artists often ask, “how much of a photo do you need to alter to avoid copyright infringement?”   Five changes? Fifteen?  The Seventh Circuit addressed the issue in the Kienitz v Sconnie Nation case recently.…
  • Nov 10

    IP Without IP? A Study of the Online Adult Entertainment Industry

    IP Without IP? A Study of the Online Adult Entertainment Industry
    Stanford Technology Law Review https://journals.law.stanford.edu/stanford-technology-law-review/online/ip-without-ip-study-online-adult-entertainment-industry   Kate Darling Existing copyright policy is based largely on the utilitarian…
  • Aug 29

    Guidance on websites and copyright registration from the U.S. Copyright Office

    Guidance on websites and copyright registration from the U.S. Copyright Office
    As part of its new draft Compendium of U.S. Copyright Office Practices, Third Edition, we have guidance on registration for websites.  The draft of the full compendium is over 1200 pages and covers publication, recordation, notice,…
Rank this Week: 760

Biddleblog

Biddleblog

Shares the latest news and events at Biddle and legal research tips. By the librarians of the Biddle Law Library and the University of Pennsylvania Law School.

https://www.law.upenn.edu/blogs/library/
  • Mar 19

    Extra! Extra! NYTimes.com Access for Penn Law!

    Extra! Extra! NYTimes.com Access for Penn Law!
    Penn Law faculty, current students, and staff now have online access to the New York Times at NYTimes.com and through smartphone apps. Registration is required.
  • Mar 12

    Highlighted Archives Collection: The Penn Law Review

    Highlighted Archives Collection: The Penn Law Review
    A look at the Penn Law Archives collection of the oldest continuously published law journal in the United States…
  • Mar 5

    New Library Acquisitions: February 2014

    New Library Acquisitions: February 2014
    Biddle Law Library continues to acquire new print and electronic titles.Take a look at our recent acquisitions!
Rank this Week: 659

Library Boy

Library Boy

Features legal research news. By Michel-Adrien Sheppard.

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

    News From Working Group on the Future of the Canadian Library Association

    News From Working Group on the Future of the Canadian Library Association
    This is a follow up to the Library Boy post of April 6, 2015 called New Blog on the Future of the Canadian Library Association.The Canadian Library Association (CLA) has been holding discussions with stakeholders in the library community on a…
  • Apr 25

    Adult and Youth Correctional Statistics in Canada

    Adult and Youth Correctional Statistics in Canada
    The Statistics Canada publication Juristat recently published 2 articles on the correctional system:Adult correctional statistics in Canada, 2013/2014: "In 2013/2014, on any given day, there were on average 139,337 adult offenders being …
  • Apr 23

    Upcoming Conference on Long-term Access to Government Information in the Digital Era

    Upcoming Conference on Long-term Access to Government Information in the Digital Era
    The Canadian Association of Research Libraries is organizing a conference called Leviathan North: Long-term Access to Government Information in the Digital Era at the St. James’ Cathedral Centre in Toronto on May 14-15, 2015:"Libraries,…
Rank this Week: 1108

Jurisdynamics

Jurisdynamics

Describes the interplay between legal responses to exogenous change and the law's own endogenous capacity for adaptation. By Louis D. Brandeis Dean Jim Chen.

http://jurisdynamics.blogspot.com/
  • Apr 25

    Climate Change Impacts on Ocean and Coastal Law

    Climate Change Impacts on Ocean and Coastal Law
    Jurisdynamics is pleased to have received, courtesy of Oxford University Press, Climate Change Impacts on Ocean and Coastal Law: U.S. and International Perspectives (Randall S. Abate ed., 2015), available via…
  • Mar 1

    Leaps, Metes, and Bounds: Innovation Law and Its Logistic

    Leaps, Metes, and Bounds: Innovation Law and Its Logistic
    James Ming Chen, Leaps, Metes, and Bounds: Innovation Law and Its Logistics, http://ssrn.com/abstract=2571830 or http://bit.ly/LeapsMetesBounds: Economic analysis of technological innovation, diffusion, and decline often proceeds according to…
  • Jan 7

    Conducting empirical legal scholarship

    Conducting empirical legal scholarship
    The 15th annual workshop on Conducting Empirical Legal Scholarship, co-taught by Lee Epstein and Andrew D. Martin, will run from June 15-17, 2015, at Washington University in St. Louis. The workshop is for law school faculty, lawyers,…
Rank this Week: 992

Pappas Law Library Blog

Pappas Law Library Blog

From the Boston University School of Law.

http://bulawinteractive.org/libraryblog/
  • Apr 25

    Massachusetts Public Notice

    Massachusetts Public Notice
    Looking for community information or a notice of a foreclosure or government contract?  You may want to try searching for public notices, which are typically published in local newspapers.  To locate recently published Massachusetts…
  • Apr 22

    FDsy

    FDsy
    The great website GPO Access, the home of official U.S. Government documents, has changed its format as well as it’s name.  It’s now called FDsys, but it still has the same great content.  Take a look at the current…
  • Apr 20

    Resources for Exam Preparation

    Resources for Exam Preparation
    As we get farther into April, and the beginning of law school exams approaches, attention turns to exam preparation. Our exam preparation guide provides links to a wide range of resources, included online access to law school exams…
Rank this Week: 1132

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 24

    Exam Time Succe

    Exam Time Succe
    This time of year can be quite overwhelming. But it doesn’t have to be. There are many resources in the library to help you succeed. Listed below are some of the resources. If you have questions about them, please feel free to stop by…
  • Apr 23

    Study Room Reservations & Library Hours for the Reading/Exam Period: April 30 – May 15, 2015

    Study Room Reservations & Library Hours for the Reading/Exam Period: April 30 – May 15, 2015
    During the reading and exam period, you must make a reservation to use a library study room.  Mandatory study room reservations will begin on Thursday, April 30, 2015 at 8:00am; at that time all study rooms will be locked and you must go…
  • Apr 15

    Lincoln Assassination Conspiracy Trial

    Lincoln Assassination Conspiracy Trial
    On April 15, 1865, Abraham Lincoln, the 16th President of the United States, died from a bullet wound inflicted the night before by John Wilkes Booth, an actor and Confederate sympathizer. Lincoln’s death came only six days after…
Rank this Week: 1046

CS-SIS

CS-SIS

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

http://cssis.org
  • Apr 24

    2015 CS-SIS Annual Meeting Grant

    2015 CS-SIS Annual Meeting Grant
    On behalf of the CS-SIS Grants & Awards Committee, I am very pleased to announce our 2015 Annual Meeting grant recipients. Barbara Ginzburg has been awarded the grant for Experienced Librarians. Barbara is Electronic Services Librarian at…
  • Apr 1

    2015 CS-SIS Kenneth J. Hirsh Distinguished Service Award

    2015 CS-SIS Kenneth J. Hirsh Distinguished Service Award
    On behalf of CS-SIS I am happy to announce that Meg Kribble is the 2015 recipient of the CS-SIS Kenneth J. Hirsh Distinguished Service Award. The Kenneth J. Hirsh Distinguished Service Award honors a CS-SIS member who has made…
  • Mar 18

    The Paradox of Strategic Technology Planning

    The Paradox of Strategic Technology Planning
    This month, I would like to reflect on the impact of rapid change and the logic behind strategic technology planning in the adoption of emerging technologies.In 1998, Martin Ringle and Daniel Updegrove asked the question “Is strategic…
Rank this Week: 857

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/
  • Apr 24

    Summer and 3L graduate access for Bloomberg/Lexis/Westlaw

    Summer and 3L graduate access for Bloomberg/Lexis/Westlaw
    Summer access policies for Bloomberg Law, Lexis and Westalaw are as follows.  Graduating 3Ls, see below, for post graduating access.Summer access:Bloomberg - summer access automatic, no action on your part requiredLexis - summer access…
  • Apr 23

    New York To Consider Chimpanzee Personhood Claim

    New York To Consider Chimpanzee Personhood Claim
    According to a news story via Reuters, “an animal rights group has been granted a court hearing in which it will argue that two chimpanzees who live at a New York state university cannot be held captive because they are autonomous,…
  • Apr 22

    Net Neutrality Update

    Net Neutrality Update
Rank this Week: 978

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
  • Apr 23

    ALR Student’s Corner: Department of Commerce: Minority Business Development Agency

    ALR Student’s Corner: Department of Commerce: Minority Business Development Agency
    The Commerce Department’s mission is to make American businesses more innovative at home and more competitive abroad. Responsible for everything from weather forecasts to patent protection, the following twelve departments of the…
  • Apr 21

    Metrolina Library Association Tech Summit 2015

    Metrolina Library Association Tech Summit 2015
    Librarians in the 21st Century are immersed in emerging technologies both in operating libraries and in helping patrons.  Each spring the Metrolina Library Association hosts a Tech Summit in Charlotte, North Carolina. Usually the format…
  • Apr 20

    Links We Love Weekly Round-Up — April 20, 2015

    Links We Love Weekly Round-Up — April 20, 2015
     5 Ways to Kill Your Dreams All of us want to invent that game-changing product, launch that successful company, write that best-selling book. And yet so few of us actually do it. Brazilian entrepreneur Bel Pesce breaks down five…
Rank this Week: 859

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/
  • Apr 22

    Upcoming Event: Robert F. Kennedy, the Law, and the Struggle for Racial Justice

    Upcoming Event: Robert F. Kennedy, the Law, and the Struggle for Racial Justice
    Date: Wednesday, April 29, 2015 Time: 12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m. Place: Mumford Room, 6th Floor, James Madison Memorial Building, Library of Congress, 101 Independence Ave., S.E., Washington, D.C. 20540 Join us for "Robert F. Kennedy, the Law,…
  • Mar 31

    Congress.gov Webinar on Thursday, April 2

    Congress.gov Webinar on Thursday, April 2
    The Law Library of Congress regularly hosts Congress.gov webinars designed to give a basic overview of the site. The next webinar is Thursday, April 2, 2:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. While the focus of the session will be searching legislation and…
  • Mar 25

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

    Treaties, Text, and Timely Updates - Congress.gov Spring Cleaning
    Today on the Law Library of Congress blog, In Custodia Legis, the Law Library of Congress announced new spring features to Congress.gov including treaty documents, new default bill text, an updated appropriations table, more Browse options,…
Rank this Week: 1116

Law Library Blog

Law Library Blog

From the University of British Columbia Law Library.

http://law.library.ubc.ca/category/blog/
  • Apr 16

    History of the Law Library: 1945-2015

    History of the Law Library: 1945-2015
  • Apr 7

    April 2015 Extended Hour

    April 2015 Extended Hour
    Extended Exam Hours – April 11-28, 2015 Mon. – Fri. 8:30 a.m. – 10 p.m. Sat. & Sun. 10 a.m. – 10 p.m.  
  • Apr 7

    New Books at the Law Library – April 7, 2015

    New Books at the Law Library – April 7, 2015
    LAW LIBRARY level 3: KD1605 .O85 2008 Dominic O’Sullivan, Steven Elliott & Rafal Zakrzewski, The Law of Rescission, 2d ed. (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2014). LAW LIBRARY level 3: KUQ350 .M38 2013 Richard Benton, Alex Frame…
Rank this Week: 860

ZiefBrief

ZiefBrief

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

http://ziefbrief.typepad.com/ziefbrief/
  • Apr 16

    Stress Release Therapy Dogs at Zief!

    Stress Release Therapy Dogs at Zief!
    Do you need to relieve a bit of stress with exams, finals, and graduation knocking at your door? Come and play with our volunteer SF SPCA therapy dogs! They will be visiting Zief Law Library in the Student Commons Area...
  • Apr 16

    National Library Week 2015 Raffle Winners!

    National Library Week 2015 Raffle Winners!
    Zief Law Library is please to announce the six winners of the LexisNexis Study Aids! The lucky students are: Ryan Blackney, Debra Christian, Laura Whiteside, Julie Kantor, Ryan Herrera, and Parviz Iranpour. Congratulations and thanks to…
  • Apr 1

    HeinOnline Boosts Search Relevancy

    HeinOnline Boosts Search Relevancy
    HeinOnline is a great research product, but its search syntax and search algorithm have never been great. HeinOnline just announced improvements to its search algorithm, which should help new HeinOnline searchers quite a bit. First,…
Rank this Week: 1082

BLAWg IN Bloom: The Indiana Law…

BLAWg IN Bloom: The Indiana Law Library Blog

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

http://www.law.indiana.edu/lawlibrary/blawg
  • Apr 16

    The Law Library: Constant, Yet Always Changing

    The Law Library: Constant, Yet Always Changing
    The traditional image of the library typically involves an institution that is unchanging as the world around it changes. Some view this as dependability, others view it as obsolescence. In truth, there are many aspects of the library that…
  • Apr 2

    Jumpstart Returns!

    Jumpstart Returns!
    The extremely popular Jumpstart research program returns to the Law Library. Jumpstart sessions will be available April 7th-April 14th. The program, designed by the reference librarians, will again work towards preparing law students for…
  • Mar 27

    Researching the History of U.S. practice in international law and international relation

    Researching the History of U.S. practice in international law and international relation
    If you are interested in researching the history of U.S. practice in international law, or the history of U.S. diplomacy more generally, there are several resources in HeinOnline and in ProQuest Congressional that can help you. U.S. practice…
Rank this Week: 846

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
  • Mar 25

    China: Real Property Law

    China: Real Property Law
    The Law Library of Congress is proud to present a new legal research report, China: Real Property Law. Individuals cannot privately own land in China but may obtain transferrable land-use rights for a number of years for a fee. Currently, the…
  • Feb 13

    Crude Oil Royalty Rate

    Crude Oil Royalty Rate
    The Law Library of Congress is proud to present a new report, Crude Oil Royalty Rates. This report lists royalty rates for crude oil production in selected countries where production occurs on lands owned or controlled in whole or part by the…
  • Feb 4

    Abortion Legislation in Europe

    Abortion Legislation in Europe
    The Law Library of Congress is proud to present a new report, Abortion Legislation in Europe. This report summarizing laws on abortion in selected European countries shows diverse approaches to the regulation of abortion in Europe. A majority…
Rank this Week: 1115

Instructional Technology

Instructional Technology

A blawg by Darlene Cardillo, an Instructional Technologist at Albany Law School, dedicated to issues related to instructional technology in general and especially as it relates to legal education.

http://albanylawtech.wordpress.com/
Rank this Week: 902

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: 1032

The Gavel

The Gavel

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

http://law.okcu.edu/?cat=19
  • Mar 16

    Law Library After Hour

    Law Library After Hour
    The circulation desk will be open reduced hours, 8am – 5pm, during Spring Break, but even after the library staff goes home, you can still get help finding and checking out materials thanks to a couple of great library tools!……
  • Feb 12

    The Mystery Behind Mastery Monday

    The Mystery Behind Mastery Monday
    Want to increase your research skills but don’t have a lot of free time? The Oklahoma City University Law Library will be launching a new series of quick tutorials starting on Monday, February 16th! We call them Mastery Mondays, and…
  • Feb 6

    Black History Month: Law School Event

    Black History Month: Law School Event
    February 1 marked the beginning of Black History Month in the United States. The theme for 2015 is “A Century of Black Life, History, and Culture” (http://asalh100.org/black-history-themes/2015-theme/). The Oklahoma City…
Rank this Week: 852

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: 844

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: 1056

Librarian on the Edge

Librarian on the Edge

Thoughts on all things digital from the Assistant Director of Technical Services for Library Systems at New York Law School's Mendik Library.

http://librariansonedge.blogspot.com
  • Dec 3

    One more time out of the gate

    One more time out of the gate
       I just got a contract from Chandos/Elsevier to write my third book - Fifty specialty libraries in New York City: From botany to magic. It has been a long struggle to get a publisher for this - funny becase I consider this to be,…
  • Jul 3

    Always a lucky winner - or, Fear and reading in Las Vega

    Always a lucky winner - or, Fear and reading in Las Vega
    Up at 4 am for a flight to LA on Virgin America which had the cheapest flights unfortunately.  Unfortunately because we had a long layover at LAX's ultra-dreadful Terminal 3 before going on to Vegas. TSA torture went reasonably fast and…
  • Dec 12

    The reviews are in

    The reviews are in
    Not sure what happened here, but more than a year after my book was published, there was a sudden flood of supportive and insightful reviews. More information is at the official book page at googlethis.com. “The author presents…
Rank this Week: 842

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: 1089