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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/
  • Sep 28

    BAILII: Recent Decision

    BAILII: Recent Decision
    Court of Appeal (Criminal Division) A v Director of Public Prosecution [2016] EWCA Crim 1393 (23 September 2016) Dunn & Anor v R [2016] EWCA Crim 1392 (23 September 2016) High Court (Administrative Court) Jayeola, R (on the application…
  • Sep 28

    Safeguarding education (Pt 1) – New Law Journal

    Safeguarding education (Pt 1) – New Law Journal
    ‘In the first of a special series of articles, John Ford shares his concerns about the future of the education system.’ Full story New Law Journal, 15th September 2016 Source: www.newlawjournal.co.uk
  • Sep 28

    Counsel to child sexual abuse inquiry believed to be close to resigning – The Guardian

    Counsel to child sexual abuse inquiry believed to be close to resigning – The Guardian
    ‘Fresh doubts about the future of the beleaguered independent inquiry into child sexual abuse have arisen amid concerns that its most senior lawyer is about to quit.’ Full story The Guardian, 28th September 2016 Source:…
Rank this Week: 3

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
  • Sep 28

    OPINION: Wrzesien v. MPERA

    OPINION: Wrzesien v. MPERA
    CIVIL – DECLARATORY JUDGMENT DA 15-0554, 2016 MT 242, EDWARD D. WRZESIEN and LACEY VAN GRINSVEN, individually and on behalf of all similarly situated persons, and MEGAN ASHTON, individually, Plaintiffs and Appellants, v. STATE OF…
  • Sep 28

    UNPUBLISHED OPINION: State v. Krause

    UNPUBLISHED OPINION: State v. Krause
    CRIMINAL – REVOCATION DA 15-0700, 2016 MT 241N, STATE OF MONTANA, Plaintiff and Appellee, v. TERRY DUANE KRAUSE, Defendant and Appellant.
  • Sep 28

    OPINION: CCRC v. Board of Oil and Ga

    OPINION: CCRC v. Board of Oil and Ga
    CIVIL – DECLARATORY JUDGMENT DA 15-0613, 2016 MT 240, CARBON COUNTY RESOURCE COUNCIL, a Montana Non-profit public benefit corporation, and NORTHERN PLAINS RESOURCE COUNCIL, Montana Non-profit, public benefit corporation, Plaintiffs and…
Rank this Week: 10

The BIALL Blog

The BIALL Blog

From the British and Irish Association of Law Librarians.

http://biall.blogspot.com/
  • Sep 28

    BIALL 2017 Conference Call for Paper

    BIALL 2017 Conference Call for Paper
    The BIALL Conference Committee has launched the Call for Papers for the 2017 Conference which will be held at the Palace Hotel, Manchester, Thursday 8th – Saturday 10th June 2017.Our theme for 2017 is Together or apart? Effective ways…
  • Sep 12

    BIALL/SLS annual survey of academic law libraries in the UK and Ireland

    BIALL/SLS annual survey of academic law libraries in the UK and Ireland
    The full report on the recent BIALL/SLS Academic Law Libraries Survey 2014/15 is now available for BIALL members to consult. This annual report, which has been run each year since 1996, outlines the activities and funding of academic law…
  • Aug 25

    Internet Librarian International (ILI) 2016

    Internet Librarian International (ILI) 2016
    As ever, library innovation conference Internet Librarian International (ILI) 2016 – 18 & 19 October, London - is all about responding to challenge through innovation, with the emphasis on sharing, learning and evolution.  This…
Rank this Week: 115

Slaw

Slaw

A Canadian cooperative weblog on all things legal.

http://www.slaw.ca
  • Sep 28

    Robson Hall Diary…Week 4

    Robson Hall Diary…Week 4
    So far, so good. My first few weeks at Robson Hall have been uneventful. We’ve had a few full group lectures in Legal Methods, where first year students are being immersed in practical topics ranging from basic legal research to…
  • Sep 28

    Naughty Secrets – Findings in the Ashley Madison Breach

    Naughty Secrets – Findings in the Ashley Madison Breach
    A quote attributed to FBI Director Robert Mueller is “There are only two types of companies: those that have been hacked and those that will be”. The assessment of the Ashley Madison cyber-attack has lessons for all organizations…
  • Sep 27

    Regulate Thi

    Regulate Thi
    Most people today are employees who drive cars and get married. Most people today deal with law only when they are fired, ticketed, or divorced. (It’s nice that the vast majority of people never interact with the criminal…
Rank this Week: 96

beSpacific

beSpacific

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

http://www.bespacific.com/
  • Sep 26

    Library 2.0: The effectiveness of social media as a marketing tool for libraries in educational institution

    Library 2.0: The effectiveness of social media as a marketing tool for libraries in educational institution
    Library 2.0: The effectiveness of social media as a marketing tool for libraries in educational institutions. Journal of Librarianship and Information Science. Published online before print September 22, 2016, doi:…
  • Sep 26

    Looking Ahead: October Term 2016

    Looking Ahead: October Term 2016
    Reynolds, Glenn Harlan, Looking Ahead: October Term 2016 (September 13, 2016). 2016 Cato Supreme Court Review 313 (2016). Available for download at SSRN: http://ssrn.com/abstract=2838343 “This essay looks at leading cases set for…
  • Sep 26

    Paper – Discrimination is a Comparative Injustice: A Reply to Hellman

    Paper – Discrimination is a Comparative Injustice: A Reply to Hellman
    Simons, Kenneth W., Discrimination is a Comparative Injustice: A Reply to Hellman (September 26, 2016). Virginia Law Review Online, Vol. 102, July 2016, pp. 85-100; UC Irvine School of Law Research Paper No. 2016-48. Available for download at…
Rank this Week: 69

Dewey B Strategic

Dewey B Strategic

Explores issues relating to risk, value, strategy, libraries, knowledge and the legal profession. By Jean P. O'Grady.

http://deweybstrategic.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 105

Library Stuff

Library Stuff

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

http://www.librarystuff.net
  • Sep 28

    Centuries-old map of Detroit finds way to UM library

    Centuries-old map of Detroit finds way to UM library
    “The latest addition to a University of Michigan library doesn’t show where Detroit is going, but it captures where it was more than 225 years ago. UM’s William L. Clements Library has acquired a map of the city created in…
  • Sep 28

    Persistent URL Service, purl.org, Now Run by the Internet Archive

    Persistent URL Service, purl.org, Now Run by the Internet Archive
    “OCLC and the Internet Archive today announced the results of a year-long cooperation to ensure the future of purl.org. The organizations have worked together to build a new service hosted by the Internet Archive that will manage…
  • Sep 28

    Librarians Stand Again Against FBI Overreach

    Librarians Stand Again Against FBI Overreach
    “We are the four librarians who fought a government gag order a decade ago when FBI agents demanded library records under the Patriot Act and told us, under penalty of criminal prosecution, that we couldn’t talk about it. We…
Rank this Week: 144

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
  • Sep 28

    Colloquia/Workshop

    Colloquia/Workshop
    Emory University School of Law Margaret Brinig, University of Notre Dame Law School, presents today her paper entitled Racial and Gender Justice in the Child Welfare and Child Support Systems. The...
  • Sep 26

    Colloquia/Workshop

    Colloquia/Workshop
    Columbia Law School J.J. Prescott, Professor of Law, University of Michigan Law School, presents today for the Center for Law and Economic Studies Workshops. Tulane University Law School Professor Mary Ziegler, Stearns...
  • Sep 21

    Am. Soc’y for Bioethics & Humanities – Washington, DC

    Am. Soc’y for Bioethics & Humanities – Washington, DC
    The American Society for Bioethics & Humanities holds its annual meeting Oct. 6-9, 2016, in Washington, DC.
Rank this Week: 130

Legal Research is EASY

Legal Research is EASY

Covers basic legal research. By Bret Christensen.

http://legalresearchiseasy.blogspot.com/
  • Sep 26

    Gotcha!

    Gotcha!
    In recent months (and years), we have read about stories where public "officials" have been caught stealing monies from the public till, OR getting caught accepting bribes, OR getting caught with their pants (or panties) down around their…
  • Sep 19

    Where are your children?

    Where are your children?
    Picture it.  You're unconscious laying in bed.  Dead to the world, you are dreaming of pink clouds and unicorns.  Well, I don't dream about pink clouds and unicorns, but you might. Anyway, around 2AM you get a knock on the door…
  • Sep 12

    They must think we're REALLY stupid

    They must think we're REALLY stupid
    Has anyone out in blogging land ever read the bible?  Not to get into specifics but I remember every time the Bible talked about LEPROSY, everyone stopped what they were doing and started throwing rocks at the infected person.…
Rank this Week: 269

BLS Library Blog

BLS Library Blog

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

http://www.blslibrary.com/
  • Sep 23

    Episode 098 – Conversation BLS Alumni Greg Zamfotis and John Rudikoff

    Episode 098 – Conversation BLS Alumni Greg Zamfotis and John Rudikoff
    Episode 098 – Conversation with BLS Alumni Greg Zamfotis and John Rudikoff.mp3 This conversation with Brooklyn Law School alumni Gregory Zamfotis, Class of 2007, and John Rudikoff, Class of 2006 and CEO and managing director of the…
  • Sep 22

    BLS Library Databases Research Fair: September 29, 2016

    BLS Library Databases Research Fair: September 29, 2016
    The Fifth Annual Library Databases Research Fair will be held on Thursday, September 29th, 2016.  The Fair will be held in the Student Lounge from 3:00pm to 6:00pm. Representatives from the following legal research companies will be here…
  • Sep 9

    Constitution Day Friday September 16th

    Constitution Day Friday September 16th
    To encourage all Americans to learn more about the Constitution Congress established Constitution Week in 1956 . It was to begin each year on September 17th, the date in 1787 when delegates to the Convention signed the Constitution.  In…
Rank this Week: 263

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
  • Jun 7

    Commencement Address, Phillips Academy 2016

    Commencement Address, Phillips Academy 2016
    Commencement Address Phillips Academy, Andover June 5, 2016 John Palfrey Welcome, everyone – trustees, faculty, and staff; faculty Emeriti; alumni, families, friends, and – most of all – our beloved students.  Thank you…
  • May 19

    Search for a President of the Boston Public Library

    Search for a President of the Boston Public Library
    Since September of 2015, we’ve been in the midst of a search to find a new President of the Boston Public Library.  The BPL is an amazing institution on many levels.  Part of the greatness of the BPL derives from ……
  • May 4

    All School Meeting Address, May 4, 2016, Phillips Academy

    All School Meeting Address, May 4, 2016, Phillips Academy
    All School Meeting Address (Excerpt) May 4, 2016 John Palfrey, Phillips Academy […] I was in North Carolina recently, at Duke, and I talked with a recent graduate from the class of 2014. He just loved Andover and told me ……
Rank this Week: 350

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/
  • Oct 2

    Farewell

    Farewell
    Today the Hofstra Law library blog moves to a new space with a new look and new voices.  With sincere appreciation and apologies to T.S. Eliot, I say my farewell . . .You've read many posts from this Cat,And my opinion now is thatYou…
  • Oct 1

    Constitutional Protections For Mobile Phone Pass Codes?

    Constitutional Protections For Mobile Phone Pass Codes?
    A judge for the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania ruled last week that the Fifth Amendment protects the right of insider trading suspects to withhold the pass codes to their business cellular phones. Read more…
  • Sep 30

    New CRS Report: Dark Web

    New CRS Report: Dark Web
    You have probably heard of the Deep Web, but how much do you know about the Dark Web?  Discover more about the dark web in Kristin Finklea's CRS Report entitled - you've guessed it - Dark Web.  "This report illuminates information…
Rank this Week: 234

Library Boy

Library Boy

Features legal research news. By Michel-Adrien Sheppard.

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

    Report on Inefficiencies and Ineffectiveness in the Canadian Criminal Justice System

    Report on Inefficiencies and Ineffectiveness in the Canadian Criminal Justice System
    The Ottawa-based Macdonald-Laurier Institute released a comprehensive review of Canada's criminal justice system earlier this week.Entitled Justice on Trial: Inefficiencies and ineffectiveness in the Canadian criminal justice system, the…
  • Sep 26

    Canadian Association of Law Libraries Webinar on Reducing Stress Through Play

    Canadian Association of Law Libraries Webinar on Reducing Stress Through Play
    The Canadian Association of Law Libraries (CALL) is organizing a webinar called Play to Reduce Stress and Increase Cognition on October 13, 2016 from 1 to 2:30PM Eastern: "Law schools and law firms are stressful environments which can lead…
  • Sep 26

    Supreme Court of Canada Hearings Calendar for October 2016

    Supreme Court of Canada Hearings Calendar for October 2016
    The Supreme Court of Canada has published its calendar of appeal hearings for October 2016. To find out more about any particular case, the Court's website has a section that allows users to find docket information, case summaries as well…
Rank this Week: 631

Et Seq. - The Harvard Law School…

Et Seq. - The Harvard Law School Library Blog

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

http://etseq.law.harvard.edu/
  • Sep 28

    LLM Short Paper Research Session

    LLM Short Paper Research Session
    Arbitration/ADR Friday, Sep. 30th, 12-1pm Areeda 524 In this class, we’ll discuss research resources for your LLM short paper related to arbitration, mediation, negotiation, and more.   Cyberlaw/Law & Technology/Internet…
  • Sep 21

    Of Elks, Magicians, and Stone Cutter

    Of Elks, Magicians, and Stone Cutter
    Alexis de Tocqueville famously wrote that “Americans of all ages, all stations of life and all types of disposition are forever forming associations …” and a little known but intriguing collection here in Historical &…
  • Sep 20

    Book Talk: Gillian Thomas with Judge Nancy Gertner, “Because of Sex,” Thur. Oct. 6, at noon

    Book Talk: Gillian Thomas with Judge Nancy Gertner, “Because of Sex,” Thur. Oct. 6, at noon
    The Harvard Law School Library staff invite you to attend a book talk and discussion in celebration of Gillian Thomas’ recently published book titled Because of Sex:  one law, ten cases, and fifty years that changed…
Rank this Week: 1140

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/
  • Sep 28

    This Just In: Everybody Matters, A Memoir by Mary Robinson

    This Just In: Everybody Matters, A Memoir by Mary Robinson
    Mary Robinson became the first woman President of Ireland in 1990. She is one of the most inspiring women of the modern age and has spent her life in pursuit of a fairer world. In Everybody Matters, Robinson describes her upbringing, how her…
  • Sep 27

    Library Open House: This Thursday, September 29th 4-6PM

    Library Open House: This Thursday, September 29th 4-6PM
    The C|M|Law Library cordially invites all students, faculty and staff to attend our semi-annual Open House this Thursday, September 29th from 4-6pm on the first floor of the library.  We will have pizza, pop, and refreshments along with…
  • Sep 26

    “The Other Guys” HeinOnline CONTEST

    “The Other Guys” HeinOnline CONTEST
    Thanks to all who participated in our HeinOnline Demos and read our blog posts about HeinOnline!  Now is the time for our HeinOnline contest the winner will receive a $50 Amazon gift card. Here are the rules: Answer the questions below;…
Rank this Week: 1087

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
  • Sep 28

    Australian and New Zealand Parliamentary Website Makeover

    Australian and New Zealand Parliamentary Website Makeover
    Over the last couple of years you have read about the change from the THOMAS legislative information website to Congress.gov, and the many enhancements that have occurred along the way. While not as significant as this migration to a…
  • Sep 27

    Welsh Legal History

    Welsh Legal History
    The following is a guest post by Clare Feikert-Ahalt, foreign law specialist for the United Kingdom and a number of Commonwealth jurisdictions at the Law Library of Congress.  Clare has previously written many interesting posts, most…
  • Sep 23

    How Do You Say “Book” in…?

    How Do You Say “Book” in…?
    It’s almost time for the National Book Festival (#NatBookFest)! I have looked through the line-up, which you can browse by author or schedule, and am excited to try to see the authors of “Rosie Revere, Engineer,”…
Rank this Week: 4393

Due Process

Due Process

By the Georgetown Law Library.

https://blogs.commons.georgetown.edu/dueprocess/
  • Sep 28

    Need Help with your Studies? Try our Study Aids!

    Need Help with your Studies? Try our Study Aids!
    Study aids can clarify confusing concepts and even provide practice questions for your review. A variety of study aids are available and the best one to use depends on your course and individual study habits. Most of these books can be found…
  • Sep 25

    Banned Books Week

    Banned Books Week
    The end of September brings us Banned Books week, dedicated to celebrating the freedom to read and the importance of free speech.   To learn more about this topic, visit the American Library Association’s online resources on…
  • Sep 21

    Need a Congressional Document or Legislative History?

    Need a Congressional Document or Legislative History?
    While most students thinks they can find any legal document on Lexis or Westlaw, we have a specialized database for Congressional material, called ProQuest Congressional. Whether you are looking for a House Report from the 1930s or a…
Rank this Week: 1573

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/
  • Sep 28

    A Public Reading of the U.S. Constitution

    A Public Reading of the U.S. Constitution
    For the eleventh year in a row, the UW Suzzallo & Allen Libraries are hosting a campus-wide, 75-minute public reading of the U.S.Constitution.  Please consider joining in as a reader (of just a few sentences) or as a listener.…
  • Sep 26

    In Memoriam: Professor Marjorie Rombauer, 1929 - 2016

    In Memoriam: Professor Marjorie Rombauer, 1929 - 2016
    Professor Marjorie D. Rombauer, who served on the UW Law faculty for 30 years, died on Friday. She was widely heralded as the "Mother of the Field of Legal Writing Education." Prof. Rombauer was a Husky through and through. She earned…
  • Sep 21

    Slips of the Pen in the Constitution

    Slips of the Pen in the Constitution
    Have you ever wondered about the scribe who wrote out the famous parchment copy of the Constitution? It was a Jacob Shallus, assistant clerk of the Pennsylvania legislature, who had a weekend to make a good copy of what the Constitutional…
Rank this Week: 4236

Mendik Matters

Mendik Matters

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

http://www.mendikmatters.org/
  • Sep 28

    First Monday in October

    First Monday in October
    We are nearing the end of September and that means the new Supreme Court term is right around the corner!  Every year, the first Monday in October marks the beginning of a new term.  This year is no exception: the new term begins on…
  • Sep 20

    Follow Election New

    Follow Election New
    The presidential election is just a few weeks away.  The first debate between the major candidates is set for Monday, September 26, 2016.  Are you looking for news and political information?  The Library has many sources for…
  • Sep 12

    Celebrate Constitution & Citizenship Day

    Celebrate Constitution & Citizenship Day
    September 17 marks the annual celebration of Constitution Day, commemorating the date on which 39 of the Philadelphia Convention’s delegates signed the Constitution in 1787. This year, it will be observed on September 16, and will…
Rank this Week: 1634

The Goodson Blogson

The Goodson Blogson

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

http://dukelawref.blogspot.com/
  • Sep 28

    100 Years of First Monday

    100 Years of First Monday
    Still missing a ninth justice after the death of Antonin Scalia in February, the eight remaining members of the U.S. Supreme Court will begin hearing oral arguments on Tuesday, October 4. But it is Monday, October 3, which marks the official…
  • Sep 16

    Constitution Day 2016

    Constitution Day 2016
    How well do you know the U.S. Constitution? Today is the official observance of Constitution Day, a national holiday commemorating the signing of the United States Constitution on September 17, 1787. If it's been a while since you last…
  • Sep 12

    Directories of Governments and Non-Governmental Organization

    Directories of Governments and Non-Governmental Organization
    Pop quiz: which book in the library contains an organization chart for the U.S. Coast Guard, lists of current congressional committees and their membership, and contact information for the National Pasta Association? You'll probably never…
Rank this Week: 4259

UB Law Library Blog

UB Law Library Blog

Features news from the UB Law Library.

http://libweb.lib.buffalo.edu/blog/law
  • Sep 28

    Library open during Law School Fall Break

    Library open during Law School Fall Break
    Although there are no Law School classes during Fall Break, Thursday, Sept. 29-Friday, Sept. 30, the Law Library is open from 7:30 a.m.-5:00 p.m. both days. See also: Full schedule of Law Library hours Hours at other University Libraries Law…
  • Sep 26

    Upcoming event: Buddhist Law and State Law in Comparative Perspective International Conference

    Upcoming event: Buddhist Law and State Law in Comparative Perspective International Conference
    When: September 30 – October 1, 2016 Where: 509 O’Brian Hall, UB North Campus Contact: editor@buddhismandlaw.org Join us for a two-day conference that builds on the edited collection, Buddhism and Law: An Introduction (Cambridge,…
  • Sep 23

    New publication: Criminal Law by Guyora Binder (Oxford Introductions to U.S. Law)

    New publication: Criminal Law by Guyora Binder (Oxford Introductions to U.S. Law)
    The Law Library has just received a new publication by SUNY Distinguished Professor Guyora Binder, Oxford Introductions to U.S. Law: Criminal Law. Publisher Oxford University Press notes that, “The Oxford Introductions to U.S. Law:…
Rank this Week: 4286

Seattle University Law Library…

Seattle University Law Library INFO

Covers legal news, legal research and library news.

http://lawlibraryblog.seattleu.edu/
  • Sep 28

    Study Aid

    Study Aid
    The library has a variety of study aids located in our reserve section including: Nutshells, Hornbooks, Examples and Explanations, Emanuel Law Outlines and Gilbert Law Summaries.  Search our catalog for specific titles on the library…
  • Sep 27

    Social Justice Monday: Racial (In)Equity and Policing

    Social Justice Monday: Racial (In)Equity and Policing
    Social Justice Monday: Racial (In)Equity and Policing September 26, 2016 The long-smoldering issue of racial bias in policing and the criminal justice system is finally front and center in America’s consciousness. LLSA and ATJI…
  • Sep 22

    Featured Database: Versus Law

    Featured Database: Versus Law
    Like Westlaw and Lexis, Versus Law provides an excellent source of information for researchers interested in looking for information on primary sources of law. Versus Law covers appellate cases, statutes and administrative regulations at both…
Rank this Week: 3877

Class Action Countermeasures

Class Action Countermeasures

Covers class action defense. By McGuireWoods LLP.

http://www.classactioncountermeasures.com
  • Sep 27

    Objectors: The Defense Lawyer’s Friend

    Objectors: The Defense Lawyer’s Friend
    I’ve been busy this week with a number of things, but a few of them, including the upcoming amendments to Rule 23 and prepping for a Strafford webinar on Thursday, have me thinking about the proper role of objectors… Continue…
  • Sep 26

    Week in Review: How the Causes of Action Asserted Impact Which Defendants Face Certification

    Week in Review: How the Causes of Action Asserted Impact Which Defendants Face Certification
    This week we consider a decision that illustrates how the suitability—or unsuitability—of certain causes of action for certification can render certain defendants more susceptible to class actions than others, as well as a state…
  • Sep 20

    Litigation Matters: The Curious Case of Tyson Foods v. Bouaphakeo

    Litigation Matters: The Curious Case of Tyson Foods v. Bouaphakeo
    Just a brief update today.  Last week, the latest edition of the Cato Supreme Court Review was published, and it included an article by yours truly entitled Litigation Matters: The Curious Case of Tyson Foods v. Bouaphakeo.…
Rank this Week: 3639

University of Baltimore Law…

University of Baltimore Law Library Blog

Provides news and links of interest to the law school community.

http://ublawlibrary.wordpress.com
  • Sep 27

    Banned Books Week: pt. 1– Obscenity

    Banned Books Week: pt. 1– Obscenity
    This year’s Banned Books Week is September 25th- October 1st.  But why do libraries across the country bring attention to banned books each year? Don’t we have freedom of speech? Are books even “banned” anymore?…
  • Sep 23

    Link Round-Up: September 23

    Link Round-Up: September 23
    Are you writing a journal note or seminar paper?  Let us help you through the process!  Read our LibGuide, Finding Topics for Your Papers and Journal Articles for help with topic selection, preemption checks, writing resources, and…
  • Sep 17

    Constitution Day

    Constitution Day
    Constitution Day commemorates the signing of the U.S. Constitution, which took place on September 17, 1787.  The day also recognizes all citizens, whether they were born United States citizens or have successfully completed the…
Rank this Week: 4249

University of New Hampshire School…

University of New Hampshire School of Law Library Blog

Provides law library news.

http://library.law.unh.edu/blog
Rank this Week: 2915

The Reporter

The Reporter

Covers legal research. By the Texas Tech Law Library.

https://texastechlawlibrary.wordpress.com
Rank this Week: 1776

Law Library Blog

Law Library Blog

From the University of British Columbia Law Library.

http://law.library.ubc.ca/category/blog/
  • Sep 26

    New Books at the Law Library – September 26, 2016

    New Books at the Law Library – September 26, 2016
    LAW LIBRARY level 3: K212 .H65 2016 James Holland & Julian Webb, Learning Legal Rules: A Students’ Guide to Legal Method and Reasoning, 9th ed. (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2016) LAW LIBRARY level 3: K240 .W66 2016 Philip R.…
  • Sep 20

    New Books at the Law Library – September 20, 2016

    New Books at the Law Library – September 20, 2016
    LAW LIBRARY level 3: HV5732 .W46 2015 World Health Organization, WHO Report on the Global Tobacco Epidemic, 2015: Raising Taxes on Tobacco (Geneva: World Health Organization, 2015). Online access:…
  • Sep 12

    New Books at the Law Library – September 12, 2016

    New Books at the Law Library – September 12, 2016
    LAW LIBRARY level 3: JC599.G7 L47 2016 Anthony Lester, Five Ideas to Fight For: How Our Freedom is Under Threat and Why it Matters (London: Oneworld Publications, 2016). LAW LIBRARY level 3: K100 .L447 2015 Christopher Gane & Robin Hui…
Rank this Week: 4299

The Daniel R. Coquillette Rare…

The Daniel R. Coquillette Rare Book Room Blog

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

http://rarebookroom.blogspot.com/
  • Sep 26

    Rare Book Room Traveling Show

    Rare Book Room Traveling Show
    I was happy to have the opportunity to visit Professor Mary Bilder's American Legal History class this past Friday. Professor Bilder introduced her students to the various categories of legal literature (case reports, statutory compilations,…
  • Sep 6

    New exhibit on the history of legal forms and formbook

    New exhibit on the history of legal forms and formbook
    I am happy to announce the opening of a new exhibit in the Daniel R. Coquillette Rare Book Room for the fall semester. The exhibit is called "Don't Reinvent the Wheel: The History of Forms in Anglo-American Literature". Whether in print…
  • Jul 15

    A look at the "crime of poverty" through a new acquisition

    A look at the "crime of poverty" through a new acquisition
    Our previous post shed light on the legal dilemma of debtors in the early United States. The book on hand today tracks the development of bankruptcy law in Massachusetts up to the eve of the Civil War.This is the third edition of Joseph…
Rank this Week: 3883

Elon Law Library

Elon Law Library

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

http://elonlawlibrary.blogspot.com/
  • Sep 26

    Breakfast Bytes | Law Commons, Tuesday Sept. 27th, 10am - 11:30am

    Breakfast Bytes | Law Commons, Tuesday Sept. 27th, 10am - 11:30am
    Join the Law Library in the Law Commons tomorrow at 10am for a quick Breakfast Bytes tech demo to help you hone your lawyerly skills!Takk (own work), [CC-BY-SA 3.0 (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/3.0/)], via Wikimedia CommonsWe'll…
  • Sep 18

    Breakfast Bytes | Law Commons, Tuesday Sept. 20th, 10am - 11:30am

    Breakfast Bytes | Law Commons, Tuesday Sept. 20th, 10am - 11:30am
    Takk (own work), [CC-BY-SA 3.0 (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/3.0/)], via Wikimedia CommonsJoin the Law Library in the Law Commons tomorrow at 10am for a quick Breakfast Bytes tech demo to help you hone your lawyerly skills!We'll…
  • Sep 12

    Breakfast Bytes | Law Commons, Tuesday Sept. 13th, 10am - 11:30am

    Breakfast Bytes | Law Commons, Tuesday Sept. 13th, 10am - 11:30am
    Takk (own work), [CC-BY-SA 3.0 (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/3.0/)], via Wikimedia CommonsJoin the Law Library in the Law Commons tomorrow at 10am for a quick Breakfast Bytes tech demo to help you hone your lawyerly skills!We'll…
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TSLL TechScans

TSLL TechScans

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

http://tslltechscans.blogspot.com/
  • Sep 26

    Getting to Know TS Law Librarians: Travis Spence

    Getting to Know TS Law Librarians: Travis Spence
    1. Introduce yourself (name & position). Travis Spence. Head of Technical Services at the Cracchiolo Library of the University of Arizona James E. Rogers College of Law2. Does your job title actually describe what you do? Why/why not?I…
  • Sep 22

    NISO Launches New Project to Create a Flexible API Framework for E-Content in Librarie

    NISO Launches New Project to Create a Flexible API Framework for E-Content in Librarie
    On August 25, 2016, the National Information Standards Organization (NISO) announced a new project relating to APIs and data about electronic content in libraries.Full text of the NISO announcement:Voting Members of the National Information…
  • Sep 14

    OCLC Research announces Faceted Controlled Vocabularies List

    OCLC Research announces Faceted Controlled Vocabularies List
    OCLC Research has announced a new electronic discussion list focused on faceted controlled vocabularies. As technical services librarians, we are most familiar with FAST and LCGFT.Full text of OCLC Research announcement: We are…
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National Indian Law Library --…

National Indian Law Library -- News

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

http://nilllibrary.blogspot.com/
  • Sep 26

    NILL added new content to the Indian Law Bulletins on 9/26

    NILL added new content to the Indian Law Bulletins on 9/26
    U.S. Supreme Court Bulletin http://www.narf.org/nill/bulletins/sct/2016-2017update.html The Tribal Supreme Court Update Memoranda of September 21, 2016, the project's website.  News…
  • Sep 16

    NILL added new content to the Indian Law Bulletins on 9/16

    NILL added new content to the Indian Law Bulletins on 9/16
    U.S. Federal Trial Courts Bulletin http://www.narf.org/nill/bulletins/dct/2016dct.htmlPoarch Band of Creek Indians v. Moore (Trust Lands - Real Property Taxation)Dakota Access, LLC v. Archambault (Temporary Restraining Order; Oil Pipeline…
  • Sep 9

    NILL added new content to the Indian Law Bulletins on 9/9

    NILL added new content to the Indian Law Bulletins on 9/9
    U.S. Courts of Appeals Bulletinhttp://www.narf.org/nill/bulletins/cta/2016cta.html Meyers v. Oneida Tribe of Indians of Wisconsin (Tribal Sovereign Immunity; Fair and Accurate Transaction Act)U.S. Federal Trial Courts Bulletin…
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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
  • Sep 26

    Recent Acquisitions, September 19 – September 26, 2016

    Recent Acquisitions, September 19 – September 26, 2016
    40 new acquisitions in Osgoode Hall Law School Library, including 30 from 2016: K 236 A33 2017 Popular culture and legal pluralism : narrative as law Routledge, 2017 218 pages ; 24 cm. K 434 P5 A33 2015 Plato : … Continue reading…
  • Sep 22

    Lexis Advance Quicklaw training

    Lexis Advance Quicklaw training
    Not sure how to use the new Lexis Advance Quicklaw effectively? The Library is offering Lexis Advance Quicklaw training next Monday, Sept. 26 from 12:30 PM. to 2:00 PM. in Room 2011. Here are some of the new features and functionality…
  • Sep 19

    Recent Acquisitions, September 12 – September 19, 2016

    Recent Acquisitions, September 12 – September 19, 2016
    1 new acquisition in Osgoode Hall Law School Library: Value added tax : a comparative approach Schenk, Alan, K 4573 S337 2015 Value added tax : a comparative approach Cambridge University Press, 2015 1 online resource (576 pages) : digital,…
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The Fred Parks Law Library Blog

The Fred Parks Law Library Blog

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

http://thefredparkslawlibrary.blogspot.com/
  • Sep 24

    Banned Books Week

    Banned Books Week
    Banned Books Week began in 1982, as a way to bring banned books to the attention of the public. It has continued every year since as an annual celebration of the freedom to read.Some of the most eloquent writing on the importance of…
  • Sep 16

    A More Perfect Union: Celebrating the Constitution in an Election Year

    A More Perfect Union: Celebrating the Constitution in an Election Year
    by Heather Kushnerick, Special Collections Librarian & College Archivist     On September 17, 1787, the delegates of the Constitutional Convention approved and signed the document they had worked on all summer in…
  • Aug 27

    The Fred Parks Library will be closed for Labor Day on Monday, September 5th.

    The Fred Parks Library will be closed for Labor Day on Monday, September 5th.
    We hope you have a wonderful weekend.
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Depraved Librarian

Depraved Librarian

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

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

    Links for 2016-09-23 [del.icio.us]

    Links for 2016-09-23 [del.icio.us]
    Sponsored: 64% off Code Black Drone with HD Camera Our #1 Best-Selling Drone--Meet the Dark Night of the Sky!
  • Sep 22

    Links for 2016-09-21 [del.icio.us]

    Links for 2016-09-21 [del.icio.us]
    Sponsored: 64% off Code Black Drone with HD Camera Our #1 Best-Selling Drone--Meet the Dark Night of the Sky!
  • Sep 17

    Links for 2016-09-16 [del.icio.us]

    Links for 2016-09-16 [del.icio.us]
    Sponsored: 64% off Code Black Drone with HD Camera Our #1 Best-Selling Drone--Meet the Dark Night of the Sky!
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Election Law @ Moritz

Election Law @ Moritz

Information and insight on the laws governing federal, state and local elections. By the Moritz College of Law.

http://moritzlaw.osu.edu/electionlaw/
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CWSL Library News

CWSL Library News

From the California Western School of Law.

http://blogs.cwsl.edu/blog/library/
  • Sep 23

    The library is having an Open House on…

    The library is having an Open House on Wednesday, September 28th from 11am-4am. Come in for some snacks, play some games, and you might even win a prize!
  • Sep 19

    Don’t forget about the canned food…

    Don’t forget about the canned food bin in the entry of the library. It’s been provided by Mama’s Kitchen, a local non-profit that delivers over 340,000 meals throughout the year. These bins will be picked up Thursday, 9/22…
  • Aug 8

    California Western Scholarly Commons is…

    California Western Scholarly Commons is our online institutional repository that brings together all of the law school’s research under one umbrella, with an aim to preserve and provide access to that research. You can find all these…
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Ramsey County Law Library Blog

Ramsey County Law Library Blog

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

http://ramseylawlibrary.org/
  • Sep 22

    Marshall F. Hurley (1908-1960)

    Marshall F. Hurley (1908-1960)
    Marshall Hurley was born on Feburary 13, 1908 in St. Paul, Minnesota. His father, Joseph “J.J.” Hurley was apparently one of the prominent undertakers of the St. Paul community of the time, and was elected to the Minnesota…
  • Sep 13

    Growing and Nurturing your Law Firm

    Growing and Nurturing your Law Firm
    As the Law Librarian returns from vacation, it is amazing to behold the recent legal news in our community.  Last weekend we learned of the passing of local legal icon and former Ramsey District Judge Larry…
  • Sep 1

    The Execution of Justice vs. The Justice of Execution

    The Execution of Justice vs. The Justice of Execution
    Now that Brendan Dassey’s murder conviction has been overturned, it is timely that another overturned murder conviction comes into the news. This one, however, will not and indeed cannot end as Dassey’s apparently has. The 1944…
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Jenkins Law Library Blog

Jenkins Law Library Blog

Covers technology and legal research.

https://www.jenkinslaw.org/blog
  • Sep 22

    The Pennsylvania Constitution turns 240!

    The Pennsylvania Constitution turns 240!
    September 28 marks the 240th anniversary of the original Pennsylvania Constitution. According to the Pennsylvania Manual, in June of 1776, extralegal committees fed up with the Provincial Assembly that ruled Pennsylvania at that time called a…
  • Sep 15

    Jenkins on Your Desktop: Wrongful Use of Civil Proceedings and Related Torts in Pennsylvania

    Jenkins on Your Desktop: Wrongful Use of Civil Proceedings and Related Torts in Pennsylvania
    Wrongful Use of Civil Proceedings and Related Torts in Pennsylvania  is a newly published treatise on the Dragonetti Act from Law Journal Press (LJP).  Jenkins owns a a print copy which circulates to members. This title is also…
  • Sep 13

    New to HeinOnline: University of North Carolina Press Law-Related Title

    New to HeinOnline: University of North Carolina Press Law-Related Title
    HeinOnline has partnered with University of North Carolina Press and over 100 law-related UNC Press titles are now available on HeinOnline. These books can be found in the UNC Press Law Publications collection. Titles include: If That Ever…
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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/
  • Sep 22

    New Moritz Law Library Research Guide on College History and Digital Archive

    New Moritz Law Library Research Guide on College History and Digital Archive
    <!--[if gte mso 9]> <![endif]-->Interested in researching the early history of the Moritz College of Law or locating information about former students, alumni, faculty and staff who contributed to the success of the College…
  • Sep 15

    Get Answers Quickly by Chatting With a Moritz Reference Librarian

    Get Answers Quickly by Chatting With a Moritz Reference Librarian
    <!--[if gte mso 9]> <![endif]-->Where can I find state legislative history documents? How do I cite to an administrative decision? Get answers to these sorts of questions quickly and easily by chatting with a Moritz…
  • Sep 8

    Get Ready for Practice with Discover Plu

    Get Ready for Practice with Discover Plu
    <!--[if gte mso 9]> <![endif]-->Would you like to see a simple checklist of jury objections or examples of specific contract clauses? The Moritz Law Library provides students and faculty access to the Practicing Law…
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Un blog pour l'information…

Un blog pour l'information juridique

By Emmanuel Barthe.

http://www.precisement.org/blog/
  • Sep 22

    CREDA concurrence : Alain Ronzano et Muriel Chagny reprennent le flambeau

    CREDA concurrence : Alain Ronzano et Muriel Chagny reprennent le flambeau
    Marie Lavie de Rande signale sur la liste de discussion Juriconnexion la fin de la lettre CREPA Concurrence ... et le lancement au 1er octobre de son successeur Actu-concurrence. L'éditeur de la lettre, la Chambre de commerce et…
  • Sep 12

    CEDH : State of Proceedings, un moteur pour connaître l'état de la procédure

    CEDH : State of Proceedings, un moteur pour conna&icirc;tre l'&eacute;tat de la proc&eacute;dure
    La Cour européenne des droits de l'homme (CEDH) vient de mettre en place [1] un moteur de recherche appelé "SOP" (State of Proceedings : état de la procédure) permettant à toute personne de savoir à…
  • Aug 29

    Nouvelle charte typographique du Journal officiel Lois et décret

    Nouvelle charte typographique du Journal officiel Lois et décret
    La DILA a mis en ligne cet été sur Legifrance la nouvelle charte typographique du Journal officiel Lois et décret (PDF, 26 pages). Cette version de juin 2016 tient compte du passage au JO purement en ligne (suppression de…
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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
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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
  • Sep 21

    New Yale Law Library exhibit: "Representing the Law in the Most Serene Republic"

    New Yale Law Library exhibit: "Representing the Law in the Most Serene Republic"
    Representing the Law in the Most Serene Republic:Images of Authority from Renaissance Venice The Venetian Republic, a prosperous and powerful state in Renaissance Europe, cultivated an image of stability and liberty. This image-making is on…
  • Aug 9

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

    New on the shelves: the first law book printed by a woman
    This drawing is found in one of our recent acquisitions. What makes it special is that the book is the very first law book printed by a woman: Argumentum Institutionum imperialium, an edition of Justinian’s Institutes printed in Paris…
  • Jul 28

    New on the shelves: an Inquisition trial

    New on the shelves: an Inquisition trial
    One of my favorite acquisitions at this spring’s New York Antiquarian Book Fair was an Italian broadside with an enormous woodcut of an Inquisition trial. The trial took place in Brescia in 1710. The defendant was a priest, Giuseppe…
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ThomChat

ThomChat

Thomas Jefferson School of Law Library Blog

http://tjsllibrary.wordpress.com
  • Sep 21

    Banned Books Week: Stand Up for Your Right to Read!

    Banned Books Week: Stand Up for Your Right to Read!
      On Monday, September 26, 2016 at 6:30 p.m., Professor Bryan H. Wildenthal will deliver a talk about The History of Intellectual Freedom in the United States at San Diego’s Public Central Library (just a block south of TJSL), as…
  • Aug 31

    Digitization of Harvard Case Law Library Will Show Court Patterns and Trend

    Digitization of Harvard Case Law Library Will Show Court Patterns and Trend
    Digitization of Harvard Case Law Library Will Show Court Patterns and Trends by Senior Writer for the ABA Journal, Stephanie Francis Ward The Harvard Law School library has approximately 40 million pages of case law, which is currently being…
  • Aug 22

    Feel Confident that Your Legal Research is Complete

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

The Blackacre Times

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

http://theblackacretimes.com/
  • Sep 20

    I’m On Campus and I Want Food!

    I’m On Campus and I Want Food!
    Now that you are a month into the semester, you might be looking for some new dining options. You’re studying hard, spending long hours on campus, the student organization kick-offs that provide free food are dwindling, and you may be…
  • Sep 14

    Event Management System: A New Way to Host Event

    Event Management System: A New Way to Host Event
    by Veselin Simonov If you are not a part of a student organization or club – then what are you waiting for?! The College of Law has over 25 different student organizations and one of them will surely catch your eye! From constitutional…
  • Sep 8

    Tips for Tackling Your First Semester of Law School

    Tips for Tackling Your First Semester of Law School
    By Colleen Hampton The first semester of the 2016-17 school year is underway and the building is buzzing with a special kind of caffeine-induced energy.  It’s the energy that comes with a fresh crop of 1L’s. Welcome to this…
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Oregon Legal Research

Oregon Legal Research

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

http://blog.oregonlegalresearch.com/
  • Sep 18

    2016 Oregon Archives Crawl, October 8th

    2016 Oregon Archives Crawl, October 8th
    Every legal researcher needs archived, historic or just plain out of print documents once in a while. Oregon has you covered. If you’re a crypto or an avowed historian, writer, or any other type of bibliographic spelunker, check out the…
  • Aug 29

    70 Year Anniversary of John Hersey’s “Hiroshima”

    70 Year Anniversary of John Hersey’s “Hiroshima”
    “How John Hersey’s Hiroshima revealed the horror of the bomb,” by Caroline Raphael, BBC Magazine, 22 August 2016, The BBC news magazine reports on this anniversary and links to their 1948 radio broadcast recording of the…
  • Aug 22

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

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