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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: 7

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/
  • May 26

    Recent Statutory Instruments – legislation.gov.uk

    Recent Statutory Instruments – legislation.gov.uk
    The Common Agricultural Policy (Control and Enforcement, Cross-Compliance, Scrutiny of Transactions and Appeals) (Amendment) (England) Regulations 2017 The Welfare Reform Act 2012 (Commencement No. 29 and Commencement No. 17, 19, 22, 23 and…
  • May 26

    Roberts -v-Johnstone after the change in discount rate: a high court decision – Zenith PI Blog

    Roberts -v-Johnstone after the change in discount rate: a high court decision – Zenith PI Blog
    ‘The recent change in the discount rate was covered on this blog. One issue that arose was how the courts were going to treat the Roberts -v- Johnstone approach to accommodation claims. It was not practical to use a multiplier that was…
  • May 26

    BAILII: Recent Decision

    BAILII: Recent Decision
    Court of Appeal (Civil Division) Bashir & Ors, R (On the Application Of) v Secretary of State for the Home Department [2017] EWCA Civ 397 (25 May 2017) Hancock & Anor v Revenue & Customs [2017] EWCA Civ 198 (25 May 2017) Newby…
Rank this Week: 9

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
  • May 26

    CFP: International Conference on Sustainable Development 2017 – Ontario, Canada

    CFP: International Conference on Sustainable Development 2017 – Ontario, Canada
    International Centre for Interdisciplinary Research in Law (ICIRL), Centre for Research in Social Justice and Policy (CRSJP) at Laurentian University, and Ontario International Development Agency (OIDA), Canada will host…
  • May 26

    Food Law & Policy—Ottawa, Canada

    Food Law & Policy—Ottawa, Canada
    The University of Ottawa Faculty of Law will host Taking Stock: The State of Food Law & Policy in Canada (the 2nd Annual Canadian Food Law & Policy Conference) on...
  • May 25

    Call for Editors – Fandom & Neomedia Studies – Law & Politic

    Call for Editors – Fandom & Neomedia Studies – Law & Politic
    The Fandom and Neomedia Studies (FANS) Association, an internationally recognized academic organization, invites applications for membership in its Law and Politics Studies Area. This group will examine the interconnections between...
Rank this Week: 22

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
  • May 23

    OPINIONS – May 23, 2017

    OPINIONS – May 23, 2017
    Richland v. DOR DA 16-0474 2017 MT 122 Civil – Injunction Cudd v. State DA 16-0506 2017 MT 121N Civil – Postconviction A. Potter v. State DA 16-0470 2017 MT 120N Civil – Postconviction
  • May 18

    CORRECTED OPINION – May 17, 2017

    CORRECTED OPINION – May 17, 2017
    State v. Eskew DA 14-0445 2017 MT 36 Criminal – Assault
  • May 17

    OPINIONS – May 16, 2017

    OPINIONS – May 16, 2017
    VanBuskirk v. Gehlen DA 16-0410 2017 MT 119N Civil – Injunction State v. J. Foster DA 16-0373 2017 MT 118 Criminal – DUI Mountain Water v. DOR DA 16-0469 2017 MT 117 Civil – Declaratory Judgment
Rank this Week: 24

Slaw

Slaw

A Canadian cooperative weblog on all things legal.

http://www.slaw.ca
  • May 26

    Ode to Client-Focussed Program

    Ode to Client-Focussed Program
    When asked, most firms would say that their #1 business goal is to get more work. The only way to get more work for the firm is to get it from existing clients, or to develop new client relationships. It’s well-documented that…
  • May 25

    Changing Workplaces Review Final Report: Sweeping Changes to Ontario Employment Law Coming

    Changing Workplaces Review Final Report: Sweeping Changes to Ontario Employment Law Coming
    On May 23, 2017, the Government of Ontario released the Changing Workplaces Review final report by authors C. Michael Mitchell and John C. Murray. It contains 173 recommendations that recommend significant changes to Ontario employment law…
  • May 25

    Wednesday: What’s Hot on CanLII

    Wednesday: What’s Hot on CanLII
    Each Wednesday we tell you which three English-language cases and which French-language case have been the most viewed* on CanLII and we give you a small sense of what the cases are about. For this last week: 1. Canada (Governor General in…
Rank this Week: 77

beSpacific

beSpacific

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

http://www.bespacific.com/
  • May 25

    C-SPAN – The Executive Branch Website

    C-SPAN – The Executive Branch Website
    C-SPAN provides current and comprehensive video coverage of the Executive Branch via specific subject matter that includes: Recent Events; President Trump’s Tweets; White House Briefings; White House Daily Schedule; Trump…
  • May 25

    Brookings – The vital role of government-collected data

    Brookings – The vital role of government-collected data
    “The modern economy has never been more reliant on data. Businesses, governments, and families must navigate the complexities of a world made possible by new technologies and innovative business practices. Without reliable information…
  • May 25

    Importance of Individual Account Retirement Plans and Home Equity in Family Total Wealth

    Importance of Individual Account Retirement Plans and Home Equity in Family Total Wealth
    Employee Benefit Research Institute – Importance of Individual Account Retirement Plans and Home Equity in Family Total Wealth, May 2017, Vol. 38, No. 7. “This EBRI Notes examines the level of assets held by families with a…
Rank this Week: 213

Library Stuff

Library Stuff

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

http://www.librarystuff.net
Rank this Week: 161

Vancouver Law Librarian Blog

Vancouver Law Librarian Blog

Covers knowledge management, web development and law library management. By Steve Matthews.

http://vancouverlawlib.blogspot.com/
  • May 11

    Quickscribe Annotations Update for April 2017

    Quickscribe Annotations Update for April 2017
    Below are the latest Quickscribe additions for new annotations to BC legislation. Bill Buholzer, Young Anderson Barristers and Solicitors – Local Government ActPeter Roberts, Lawson Lundell LLP – Property Law ActEileen…
  • Apr 1

    Quickscribe Annotations Update for March 2017

    Quickscribe Annotations Update for March 2017
    Over the course of the month of March, Quickscribe 2.0 received a number of new annotations for BC legislation. Here are the most recent additions:Bill Buholzer, Young Anderson Barristers and Solicitors – Local…
  • Feb 6

    Quickscribe Annotations Update for January 2017

    Quickscribe Annotations Update for January 2017
    This past month, many pieces of legislation received new annotations on Quickscribe 2.0. Take a look:Jeff Waatainen, DLA Piper LLP - Wildfire Regulation 38/2005, Forest and Range Practices Act, Forest Act, Forest Planning and Practices…
Rank this Week: 186

Trial Ad Notes

Trial Ad Notes

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

http://trialadnotes.blogspot.com/
  • Apr 13

    National Academies reports - Growth of Incarceration

    National Academies reports - Growth of Incarceration
    The Growth of Incarceration in the United States: Exploring Causes and Consequences (2014), packed with research and analysis from social scientists and policy experts, is available as a free PDF from the National Academies Press.This…
  • Apr 9

    Evidence-Based Practice in Criminal Defense

    Evidence-Based Practice in Criminal Defense
    This interesting paper was recently posted on SSRN:Jennifer E. Laurin, Gideon by the Numbers: The Emergence of Evidence-Based Practice in Indigent Defense,  Ohio State Journal of Criminal Law, Forthcoming 2015Abstract: A widespread…
  • Apr 3

    Conviction Reversed Because Expert Testimony re Eyewitness ID Excluded

    Conviction Reversed Because Expert Testimony re Eyewitness ID Excluded
    Interesting case from New York: Joel Stashenko, Conviction Reversed as Expert Barred from Testifying, N.Y.L.J., April 3, 2015.The case is People v. McCullough, 11-01614 (N.Y. Sup. Ct., App. Div. March 27, 2015), link to court website
Rank this Week: 260

Utah State Law Library Blog

Utah State Law Library Blog

Provides information about Utah legal research, self-help resources, new books and briefs.

http://www.utcourts.gov/lawlibrary/blog/
  • Mar 14

    So Long, Blog

    So Long, Blog
    Dear loyal blog readers: We are retiring the Utah State Law Library blog after more than four years and 800+ posts. The blog has been a great way for library staff to share library news, new forms, court resources and...
  • Mar 7

    SLC Infobase

    SLC Infobase
    The Salt Lake City's website provides a wealth of resources for SLC residents, including information about the city justice court, city services like garbage pickup or snow removal, and city council news. If you're interested in some historic…
  • Mar 4

    National Consumer Protection Week

    National Consumer Protection Week
    March 3-9, 2013 is National Consumer Protection Week (NCPW). Organizations from around the nation developed National Consumer Protection week to make people aware of their consumer rights and help them make better financial decisions. The…
Rank this Week: 291

Law Library of Congress: Global…

Law Library of Congress: Global Legal Monitor

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

http://www.loc.gov/law/
  • Nov 19

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

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

    France: Approval of Same-Sex Marriage Draft Law

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

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

    Egypt: Government Decides to Postpone Implementation of Real Property Tax Law
    Taxation - On November 4, 2012, Egypt's Ministry of Finance decided to postpone the implementation of the real property tax law (Law 196-2008 of June 23, 2008) until January... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers…
Rank this Week: 294

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: 253

BarclayBlog

BarclayBlog

Legal research updates from around the world and new and interesting research resources and web sites of interest. From Syracuse University College of Law.

http://bllsulaw.blogspot.com/
  • Aug 28

    Law Firm Hiring practices in the economic downturn

    Law Firm Hiring practices in the economic downturn
    The economy continues to impact the traditional large law firm hiring cycle:A NY Times article focuses on 2Ls waiting for the chance to interview in the fall: http://www.nytimes.com/2009/08/26/business/26lawyers.html?em Some famous firms have…
  • May 4

    Movin' On

    Movin' On
    To my faithful readers: After many happyand productive years at the Barclay LawLibrary, I will be moving on to becomeExecutive Director of the Dewitt CommunityLibrary. This was a tough decision, but asa former library director always told…
  • Apr 26

    New Online Legal Magazine a "Refreshing Alternative" to Traditional Law Review

    New Online Legal Magazine a "Refreshing Alternative" to Traditional Law Review
    The Legal Workshop is a new online legal journalthat seeks to disseminate legal scholarship to a broadaudience of readers. The new endeavor is produced bya consortium of academic law reviews: Stanford LawReview, New York University Law…
Rank this Week: 273

Ballad in Plain E

Ballad in Plain E

Covers law libraries and library technicians.

http://www.balladinplaine.com
  • May 13

    Ballad in Plain E is going into hibernation

    Ballad in Plain E is going into hibernation
    I guess I knew this day would come, but surprisingly, I’m not sad about it. With lots of exciting but time-consuming things happening in my life lately, and a moderately successful new group blogging endeavour underway, I’m just…
  • Mar 26

    The value of law library staff: the position, or the person?

    The value of law library staff: the position, or the person?
    Karen over at Library Technician Dialog has just written a great post entitled “A Value Proposition“.  In it she explains something we’ve been thinking and talking about lately: why Winnipeg law firms don’t employ as…
  • Mar 24

    Ada Lovelace Day 2009: Marg Anderson and Darlene Taylor

    Ada Lovelace Day 2009: Marg Anderson and Darlene Taylor
    I’ve been thinking all day about who I might write about for Ada Lovelace Day, the day that celebrates women and technology. I realised that it would only be fitting to write about two women who taught me during my two years doing the…
Rank this Week: 162

Library etc.

Library etc.

Covers Web 2.0 and libraries.

http://neilstewart.wordpress.com
  • Feb 1

    Fame at last

    Fame at last
    I am published! This article really annoyed me, so I sent a letter into the Guardian, and they published it. I didn’t even think to check yesterday, but my brother texted me this morning to ask if it was me. Fame at last!
  • Feb 1

    Fame at last

    Fame at last
    I am published! This article really annoyed me, so I sent a letter into the Guardian, and they published it. I didn’t even think to check yesterday, but my brother texted me this morning to ask if it was me. Fame at last!
  • Jan 9

    Spotify

    Spotify
    I’ve recently received an invite to Spotify, a music service which allows you to stream tracks and albums in full, as often as you like, and for free (bar some advertising, which I haven’t actually been subject to yet).
Rank this Week: 157

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/
  • May 26

    NILL added new content to the Indian Law Bulletins on 5/26

    NILL added new content to the Indian Law Bulletins on 5/26
    U.S. Federal Courts Bulletin http://www.narf.org/nill/bulletins/federal/2017.htmlUnited States v. State of Washington (Treaty Fishing Rights)Richard Kapela Davis v. Neil Abercrombie (Native Hawaiians; Prisoners - Religious Rights)Pueblo of…
  • May 19

    NILL added new content to the Indian Law Bulletins on 5/19

    NILL added new content to the Indian Law Bulletins on 5/19
    U.S. Supreme Court Bulletin http://www.narf.org/nill/bulletins/sct/2016-2017update.htmlPetition for certiorari was filed in Upstate Citizens for Equality v. U.S. (Land into Trust) on 4/26/17. Petition was denied in Central New York Fair…
  • May 5

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

    NILL added new content to the Indian Law Bulletins on 5/5
    U.S. Supreme Court Bulletin http://www.narf.org/nill/bulletins/sct/2016-2017update.htmlPetition for certiorari was denied in Tunica-Biloxi Gaming Authority v. Zaunbrecher (Tribal Sovereign Immunity) and granted in Patchak v. Zinke…
Rank this Week: 1017

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/
  • May 26

    The Long (and Proud) History of Minnesota’s County Law Librarie

    The Long (and Proud) History of Minnesota’s County Law Librarie
    You might have missed it, but county law libraries made a surprise appearance in the Minnesota legislative session this spring.  You can read the original Senate File 1113 here, which would have allowed for the diversion of county law…
  • May 17

    An Early Seed of the Modern Civil Rights Movement

    An Early Seed of the Modern Civil Rights Movement
    As we appreciate the historical significance of the Fourteenth Amendment throughout May, we can consider two lesser-known figures.  This is first the story of a man named John born in Kentucky in 1833 to a slaveholding family. His…
  • May 8

    Does this Outfit Make Me Look Guilty?

    Does this Outfit Make Me Look Guilty?
    The Law Librarian has blogged about courtroom etiquette before, but this post looks at dressing for the occasion. Think this is a shallow concern that doesn’t apply to you? If you were spending hundreds of dollars on an attorney to…
Rank this Week: 1576

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
  • May 26

    Bamberg Criminal Code of 1507 – Pic of the Week

    Bamberg Criminal Code of 1507 – Pic of the Week
    On Monday, I had the pleasure of assembling a display of rare books for guests attending the 2017 Burton Awards ceremony held at the Library of Congress.  Created by Williams C. Burton, the awards acknowledge, celebrate, and reward…
  • May 25

    Rights and Resistance: Civil Liberties during World War I Scholarly Panel

    Rights and Resistance: Civil Liberties during World War I Scholarly Panel
    The following is a guest post by Ryan Reft, a historian in the Manuscripts Division of the Library of Congress.     But when men have realized that time has upset many fighting faiths, they may come to believe even more than they…
  • May 24

    An Interview with Micaela DelMonte, a lawyer with the European Parliamentary Research Service

    An Interview with Micaela DelMonte, a lawyer with the European Parliamentary Research Service
    Today’s interview is with Micaela DelMonte, a lawyer from the European Parliamentary Research Service, who is at the Law Library for one month. Describe your background. I am Italian and was born in Siena, Italy. Shortly after my…
Rank this Week: 4833

Jenkins Law Library Blog

Jenkins Law Library Blog

Covers technology and legal research.

https://www.jenkinslaw.org/blog
Rank this Week: 4082

Law Librarians

Law Librarians

By Mark Giangrande and Joe Hodnicki.

http://llb2.com/
  • May 26

    CRS guides for researching federal legislation

    CRS guides for researching federal legislation
    Two regularly updated research guides produced by the Congressional Research Service were updated in the last year. Researching Current Federal Legislation and Regulations: A Guide to Resources for Congressional Staff (Feb. 6, 2017, RL33895)…
  • May 26

    Origins of Memorial Day observance in the United State

    Origins of Memorial Day observance in the United State
    In 1868, Commander in Chief John A. Logan of the grand Army of the Republic issued what was called General Order Number 11, designating May 30 as a memorial day. He declared it to be “for the purpose of strewing with flowers or…
  • May 25

    Fourth Circuit upholds injunction against President Trump’s travel ban

    Fourth Circuit upholds injunction against President Trump’s travel ban
    Here’s the text of the opinion. For an analysis, see this Constitutional Law Prof Blog post. — Joe
Rank this Week: 2594

Class Action Countermeasures

Class Action Countermeasures

Covers class action defense. By McGuireWoods LLP.

http://www.classactioncountermeasures.com
  • May 25

    From Mass to Class: Freeman v. Grain Processing Corporation

    From Mass to Class: Freeman v. Grain Processing Corporation
    Richard C. Beaulieu reports below on the Iowa Supreme Court’s affirmation of the trial court’s order certifying a class of individuals asserting claims against a corn milling facility based on allegations of air pollution. Over…
  • May 23

    Caveat Emptor in the Information Age?

    Caveat Emptor in the Information Age?
    Commercial litigator Brooks Gresham and products liability litigator Trent Taylor bring us some timely thoughts about reliance from a recent decision by the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California in a food-labeling class…
  • May 12

    California Supreme Court Arbitration Decision May Have Limited Impact

    California Supreme Court Arbitration Decision May Have Limited Impact
    It is our distinct pleasure to call attention to this piece in BNA’s Class Action Report, authored by McGuireWoods associate Arsen Kourinian.  It’s well worth the few minutes it will take you to read.… Continue Reading
Rank this Week: 3847

CS-SIS

CS-SIS

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

http://cssis.org
  • May 25

    What to Watch for at the CALI Conference & the AALL Annual Meeting

    What to Watch for at the CALI Conference & the AALL Annual Meeting
    One of the privileges of being a CS-SIS member is learning from and networking with our colleagues at conferences. Below are just some of the programs CS-SIS members are presenting at the CALI Conference and the AALL Annual Meeting.…
  • May 12

    Waking up….

    Waking up….
    The blog has been a bit quiet lately, but we planning new things here soon.  Look for posts about CS, AALL, CALI, tech tips and more.  Want to contribute?  Contact Debbie Ginsberg and we’ll get you on our schedule.
  • Mar 21

    2017 Winner of the CS-SIS Kenneth J. Hirsh Distinguished Service Award!

    2017 Winner of the CS-SIS Kenneth J. Hirsh Distinguished Service Award!
    I am happy to announce that Vicki Szymczak, Library Director & Associate Professor of Law at the University of Hawaii, is the 2017 recipient of the CS-SIS Kenneth J. Hirsh Distinguished Service Award. The Kenneth J. Hirsh…
Rank this Week: 4020

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
  • May 25

    Summer access to Quicklaw

    Summer access to Quicklaw
    All personal student Quicklaw accounts will be deactivated by LexisNexis from June 1 until August 31. During this period you may access both LexisAdvance Quicklaw and the older LexisNexis Quicklaw platform through the campus wide…
  • Apr 3

    Recent Acquisitions, March 27 – April 3, 2017

    Recent Acquisitions, March 27 – April 3, 2017
    47 new acquisitions in Osgoode Hall Law School Library, including 29 from 2017: E 76.7 K68 2009 Indigenous methodologies : characteristics, conversations and contexts University of Toronto Press, 2009 201 pages ; 24 cm The new method of…
  • Apr 3

    Recent Acquisitions, March 27 – April 3, 2017

    Recent Acquisitions, March 27 – April 3, 2017
    47 new acquisitions in Osgoode Hall Law School Library, including 29 from 2017: E 76.7 K68 2009 Indigenous methodologies : characteristics, conversations and contexts University of Toronto Press, 2009 201 pages ; 24 cm The new method of…
Rank this Week: 3019

The Reporter

The Reporter

Covers legal research. By the Texas Tech Law Library.

https://texastechlawlibrary.wordpress.com
Rank this Week: 1991

The Goodson Blogson

The Goodson Blogson

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

http://dukelawref.blogspot.com/
  • May 25

    Pro Forma

    Pro Forma
    "Get it in writing" is important advice for even relatively straightforward legal matters – disputing a credit card transaction, lending money to a friend, unloading an old car in a private sale. But most people would like guidance on…
  • May 10

    Multinational Sources Compared

    Multinational Sources Compared
    What are other nations doing to combat the financing of terrorist organizations? How do the United States' laws on family medical leave compare to the United Kingdom? What are the differences and similarities in corporation laws around the…
  • May 5

    The Congressional Budget Office

    The Congressional Budget Office
    Yesterday, a revised version of the American Health Care Act, intended to reverse a number of insurance measures enacted as part of the President Barack Obama-era Affordable Care Act, narrowly passed the U.S. House of Representatives on…
Rank this Week: 4090

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
  • May 25

    Memorial Day Weekend Hour

    Memorial Day Weekend Hour
    Finishing up Write On? Getting started on Bar Prep?  The law library is open regular hours through the Bar Exam except for Memorial Day Weekend. For Memorial Day Weekend, our hours are: Friday, May 26        …
  • May 15

    Write On Prep Resource

    Write On Prep Resource
    Congratulations on surviving Finals! For those of you who wish to participate, the Write On Competition for the student journals will take place from Thursday, May 18th to Sunday, May 28th.  So how can you prepare? 1) If you…
  • May 1

    Law Day 2017: The 14th Amendement

    Law Day 2017: The 14th Amendement
    Law Day Law Day was proposed by ABA President Charles S. Rhyne in 1957 as a way of celebrating the American legal system.  The following year, President Dwight D. Eisenhower made the first Law Day Proclamation on May 1st, calling…
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UB Law Library Blog

UB Law Library Blog

Features news from the UB Law Library.

http://libweb.lib.buffalo.edu/blog/law
  • May 25

    Law Library closed on Memorial Day

    Law Library closed on Memorial Day
    Just a reminder that the Law Library will be closed on Monday, May 29, in observance of Memorial Day. So the Library will be closing on Friday, May 26, at 5:00 p.m. and re-open on Tuesday, May 30, at 9:00 a.m. The full schedule of Law Library…
  • May 18

    New publication: Adcreep by Mark Bartholomew

    New publication: Adcreep by Mark Bartholomew
    The Law Library has just received the latest book by University at Buffalo School of Law Professor Mark Bartholomew, Adcreep: the Case against Modern Marketing. Publisher Stanford University Press notes, “Adcreep journeys through the…
  • May 18

    Goodbye spring and hello summer!

    Goodbye spring and hello summer!
    The spring semester has ended, with summer approaching and bar study here.  The Law Library will be closed during commencement weekend, Saturday, May 20-Sunday, May 21.  Our schedule for the start of summer will then be: Summer…
Rank this Week: 4074

Library Boy

Library Boy

Features legal research news. By Michel-Adrien Sheppard.

http://micheladrien.blogspot.com/
  • May 24

    Master List of Competencies for Information Professional

    Master List of Competencies for Information Professional
    The website Librarianship.ca has compiled a list of Competencies for Information Professionals developed by associations and other professional bodies.The list breaks down into the following categories:GeneralAcademic LibrarianshipArchivesArt…
  • May 23

    Recording Available for Webinar on New Open Access Repository LawArXiv

    Recording Available for Webinar on New Open Access Repository LawArXiv
    This is a follow-up to the Library Boy posting of April 18, 2017 called Legal Information Preservation Alliance Webinar on Open Access Law Repositories.It described a webinar about LaxArxiv, a new open access site for legal scholarship that…
  • May 22

    Complete Collection of Alter Ego Treatises Now Available on CAIJ Quebec Legal Info Portal

    Complete Collection of Alter Ego Treatises Now Available on CAIJ Quebec Legal Info Portal
    All of the books in the Alter Ego series by Montreal-based publisher Wilson & Lafleur are now available on the website of the CAIJ, the Centre d'accès à l'information juridique (the network of courthouse law libraries…
Rank this Week: 499

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: 3775

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/
  • May 24

    More Robot Magic Silline

    More Robot Magic Silline
    Couldn't help myself. I encountered a tweet about a "robot lawyer" and took the bait. I'm a moron. It was an unwise decision. And silliness promptly followed. To preview, Robot Lawyer LISA is just another document assembly tool. For what it…
  • May 11

    Midsize Firms Are Touting Efficiency, But They’re Not Hiring Efficiency Expert

    Midsize Firms Are Touting Efficiency, But They’re Not Hiring Efficiency Expert
    [Ed. Note: Please welcome guest blogger, Steve Nelson, Managing Principal, Law & Government Affairs, The McCormick Group. - GL] One of the big topics discussed recently in the legal press is how the very large firms continue to separate…
  • Apr 28

    WestLaw Story - The Musical

    WestLaw Story - The Musical
    The talent at Columbia Law School apparently doesn't limit itself to legal scholarship. The Law Revue put together a musical rendition of which online legal resource is the best "to cite... to cite." Whether it is the bribery of using Lexis,…
Rank this Week: 4375

Delaware Campus Library Blogs

Delaware Campus Library Blogs

From Widener Law.

http://blogs.lawlib.widener.edu/delaware
  • May 24

    Law library closed Memorial Day weekend

    Law library closed Memorial Day weekend
    The law library will be closed Memorial Day weekend, May 27 through May 29. We’ll reopen on Tuesday, May 30. For more information on library hours see our website.
  • May 23

    Congratulations to our Delaware Law graduate

    Congratulations to our Delaware Law graduate
    Congratulations to all our recent Delaware Law graduates. We hope that you have found our library to be a welcoming place to study, to do research and to learn about the law. Our staff has been proud to be of service to you while you have…
  • Mar 14

    Library closed Tuesday 3/14

    Library closed Tuesday 3/14
    The library will be closed today, Tuesday 3/14 due to snow.
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BLS Library Blog

BLS Library Blog

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

http://www.blslibrary.com/
  • May 23

    What’s Going on Here? Renovations Have Begun!

    What’s Going on Here? Renovations Have Begun!
    Library renovations have begun.  To the left is a photo of the old Law Review Room.  Once the renovations are finished in mid-August this room will contain offices for four reference librarians, and tables, chairs and soft seating…
  • May 10

    She is.. She is.. NO, NO, NO, NOTORIOUS (R.B.G.)

    She is.. She is.. NO, NO, NO, NOTORIOUS (R.B.G.)
    Thirty years ago, before a sparse audience scattered throughout a cavernous auditorium at Cornell University, a petite woman argued passionately about the meaning of the U.S. Constitution. As her fellow symposium panelists — Cornell…
  • May 3

    Summer Hours & Summer Renovation

    Summer Hours & Summer Renovation
    The Library’s summer hours May 13th – August 20th are as follows: Saturday & Sunday, May 13 & 14  (Writing Competition Weekend):  9am – 12am   May 15 – May 31: Monday – Saturday: …
Rank this Week: 1078

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/
  • May 23

    This Just in: The Complete Legal Writer

    This Just in: The Complete Legal Writer
    Summer is a great time for pleasure reading.  However, you may want to review your legal skills as well.  The Complete Legal Writer is an easy to read manual on all aspects of legal writing.  What is really nice is that you can…
  • May 22

    Summer Hour

    Summer Hour
    Monday, May 29th Closed Tuesday, July 4th Closed   Summer Semester, May 22nd-July 6th Monday-Thursday 7am-10pm Friday 7am-6pm Saturday 9am-5pm Sunday 10am-8pm   Reading and Exam Week, July 7th-14th Friday, July 7th 7am-10pm…
  • May 19

    Professor Forte’s Essay Published by the Library of Law & Liberty

    Professor Forte’s Essay Published by the Library of Law & Liberty
    The Library of Law & Liberty recently published an essay by Professor David Forte, which was based on a course on the Presidency that Professor Forte taught at Princeton University in 2016. Professor Forte has been a visitor at Princeton…
Rank this Week: 857

Due Process

Due Process

By the Georgetown Law Library.

https://blogs.commons.georgetown.edu/dueprocess/
  • May 23

    Wolff hours pre-integration

    Wolff hours pre-integration
    Please note that the hours of the Wolff Library location will be different prior to the physical move of the collection and staff into the Williams library. Please check the calendar if you have questions about when services are offered at…
  • May 19

    Congratulations Georgetown University Law Center Class of 2017!!!

    Congratulations Georgetown University Law Center Class of 2017!!!
       Have a GREAT graduation weekend!
  • May 15

    In re Gault research portal

    In re Gault research portal
    50 years ago today, on May 15, 1967, Supreme Court Associate Justice Abe Fortas delivered the landmark United States Supreme Court opinion in Application of Paul and Marjorie Gault, 387 U.S. 1 (1967), which held that juveniles accused of…
Rank this Week: 2648

Law Library Blog

Law Library Blog

From the University of British Columbia Law Library.

http://law.library.ubc.ca/category/blog/
  • May 23

    New Books at the Law Library – May 23, 2017

    New Books at the Law Library – May 23, 2017
    LAW LIBRARY level 3: K1430 .D38 2016 Gillian Davies & Kevin Garnett, Moral Rights (London: Sweet & Maxwell, 2016). LAW LIBRARY level 3: K2400.A6 I58 2014 Albert Jan Van den Berg, ed., Legitimacy: Myths, Realities, Challenges (Alphen…
  • May 15

    New Books at the Law Library – May 15, 2017

    New Books at the Law Library – May 15, 2017
    LAW LIBRARY level 3: K5297 .A98 2016 Joshua Nathan Aston, Trafficking of Women and Children: Article 7 of the Rome Statute (New Delhi: Oxford University Press, 2016). LAW LIBRARY level 3: KD2100 .H65 2017 Robin Hollington, Hollington on…
  • May 1

    New Books at the Law Library – May 1, 2017

    New Books at the Law Library – May 1, 2017
    LAW LIBRARY level 3: KE3247 .W52 2017 Kelly Williams-Whitt et al., Employment Law for Business and Human Resources Professionals: Alberta and British Columbia, 3d ed. (Toronto: Emond Publishing, 2017). LAW LIBRARY level 3: KE5864.N6 I58 2016…
Rank this Week: 3965

VALLTalk

VALLTalk

From the Virginia Association of Law Libraries.

http://valltalk.blogspot.com/
  • May 23

    Digital Collection of Jefferson's Books at UVA Law Library

    Digital Collection of Jefferson's Books at UVA Law Library
     Digital versions of Thomas Jefferson’s collection of law books will soon be available online for free nearly 200 years after he founded the University of Virginia. Click here for story:Digital Collection
  • Apr 12

    Virginia Library Association Council Meeting - April 7, 2017

    Virginia Library Association Council Meeting - April 7, 2017
    Submitted by Terry LongOne of the items Suzanne Corriell reported on from the last VLA Council meeting was the following: [At the Council meeting they make] you PAY if you use an acronym and don't define it.  There was about $10 in the…
  • Mar 27

    VALL Spring Meeting, May 19, 2017

    VALL Spring Meeting, May 19, 2017
    Submitted by Lara DresserThe VALL Spring Meeting is May 19th at William & Mary Law School.  Join us for a social event, An Art Museum Mystery, following the meeting (see details below). Attached are a few suggestions for lodging and…
Rank this Week: 3967

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/
  • May 23

    LawPORT: Online tutorials from the Institute of Advanced Legal Studie

    LawPORT: Online tutorials from the Institute of Advanced Legal Studie
    The University of London's Institute of Advanced Legal Studies has announced the launch of LawPORT, a collection of training tutorials "designed to improve the information literacy skills of law PhD students." Of course these are geared…
  • May 19

    Interactive database from the U.S. Court

    Interactive database from the U.S. Court
    The Administrative Office of the U.S. Courts recently made available an enhanced database containing information about civil and criminal federal cases going back to 1970. The Integrated Database (IDB) is available to the public for free on…
  • May 18

    GPO Director on transforming the GPO for the 21st Century

    GPO Director on transforming the GPO for the 21st Century
    The new Director of the Government Publishing Office, Davita Vance-Cooks, recently met with the U.S. House of Representatives Committee on House Administration at a hearing on "Transforming GPO for the 21st Century and Beyond." She reported…
Rank this Week: 982

Election Law @ Moritz

Election Law @ Moritz

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

http://moritzlaw.osu.edu/electionlaw/
Rank this Week: 1182

TSLL TechScans

TSLL TechScans

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

http://tslltechscans.blogspot.com/
  • May 22

    Getting to Know TS Librarians: Stephan Licitra

    Getting to Know TS Librarians: Stephan Licitra
    1. Introduce yourself (name & position). Hi, my name is Stephan Licitra. I am the Technical Services Librarian for the State Law Library of Montana. I received my MLIS in 2015 and so this is my first professional position in…
  • May 17

    Preservation of Electronic Government Information Project (PEGI)

    Preservation of Electronic Government Information Project (PEGI)
    A recent article in Against the grain highlights PEGI - the Preservation of Electronic Government Information Project.  This project is a two year initiative designed to address the growing awareness of the "serious ongoing loss of…
  • May 17

    Library of Congress Releases Digital Catalog Record

    Library of Congress Releases Digital Catalog Record
    The Library of Congress announced is making 25 million records from its online catalog available for free bulk download. This is the largest such release in the Library's history. The records can be found at…
Rank this Week: 4060

Legal Research is EASY

Legal Research is EASY

Covers basic legal research. By Bret Christensen.

http://legalresearchiseasy.blogspot.com/
  • May 22

    Inconvenient Truth

    Inconvenient Truth
    I teach a class on the "how" of legal research.  In one of my post-class discussions, one vocal person emphasized her point on immigration saying, "They can't deport them all!" referring to the recent call to deport illegal aliens.Two…
  • May 15

    I just don't get it

    I just don't get it
    So, the other day I was at a restaurant and ordered a $5 burger.  Yeah, I know; Carl's Jr makes fun of those guys all the time.  Anyway, when I got my burger, I noticed yellow stuff running down the side.  I ask the server what…
  • May 8

    Always something to talk about

    Always something to talk about
    Did you realize that I've been blogging almost six (6) full years? Heck, most bloggers don't last more than a few months before they run out of things to talk about but not me. Law and legal things are like that - always something to talk…
Rank this Week: 3674

Mendik Matters

Mendik Matters

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

http://www.mendikmatters.org/
  • May 22

    Summer and Post-Graduation Use of Bloomberg Law, LexisNexis and Westlaw

    Summer and Post-Graduation Use of Bloomberg Law, LexisNexis and Westlaw
    Student access to Bloomberg Law, LexisNexis and Westlaw is based on New York Law School’s academic subscription plans.  Each has summer access provisions and usage policies for continuing and graduating students. Students no…
  • May 22

    Formal Opinion 477

    Formal Opinion 477
    On May 11th, the American Bar Association’s Standing Committee on Ethics and Professional Responsibility issued Formal Opinion 477, Securing Communication of Protected Client Information.  This important ethics opinion discusses…
  • May 3

    Exam Prep Help!

    Exam Prep Help!
    There are three important Library resources to keep in mind as you prepare for upcoming exams. First: The Library’s Exam Preparation Resources guide offers a host of materials containing practical advice and strategies…
Rank this Week: 2394

Strictly Legal - The Birkbeck Law…

Strictly Legal - The Birkbeck Law Librarian's Blog

Features library news, tips on new resources, links to useful web sites and more.

http://birkbecklibrarylaw.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 3968

The BIALL Blog

The BIALL Blog

From the British and Irish Association of Law Librarians.

http://biall.blogspot.com/
  • May 22

    Preparing for #BIALL2017 : The Manchester Bee

    Preparing for #BIALL2017 : The Manchester Bee
    The Manchester BeeWhilst walking around Manchester, you may notice images of bees on a lot of buildings, lamp posts, bins, plant tubs etc; this is because the worker bee is the adopted symbol of Manchester. Since 1842 the bee has been…
  • May 15

    Survey on new apprenticeship standards for library and information sector

    Survey on new apprenticeship standards for library and information sector
    A working group of representatives from employers in the library and information sector have confirmed that they will look to develop new apprenticeship standards with support from CILIP and other key sector bodies. To assist with setting…
  • May 15

    Have Your Say!

    Have Your Say!
    This year has been speeding by and it is hard to believe that we are already halfway through May! This also means we are fast approaching the 2017 BIALL Conference at The Principal, Manchester. As in previous years, we will be running the…
Rank this Week: 4035

The Blackacre Times

The Blackacre Times

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

http://theblackacretimes.com/
  • May 22

    Library System Improvement

    Library System Improvement
    The Law Library, with University Library, will be changing the interface for our catalog. If you use gilfind.gsu.edu or gil.gsu.edu to search for library items, you will be redirected to our new search system on Friday, May 26. The new system…
  • May 1

    Faculty Reading List – Summer 2017

    Faculty Reading List – Summer 2017
    Did you ever wonder what your professors read in their spare time?  They certainly don’t sit around re-reading cases do they? Of course they don’t! We asked the faculty if they had any suggestions for summer reading, and…
  • Apr 17

    Summer and post-graduation password use

    Summer and post-graduation password use
    As exams draw closer, so does summer work and graduation. Curious about what you can do with your Bloomberg Law, Lexis, or Westlaw passwords? Read on… Summer use for returning students: Bloomberg Law and Lexis passwords can be used for…
Rank this Week: 2993

Seattle University Law Library…

Seattle University Law Library INFO

Covers legal news, legal research and library news.

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

    Today in Legal History: U.S. Term Limits v. Thornton

    Today in Legal History: U.S. Term Limits v. Thornton
    The state of Arkansas imposed term limitations through Amendment 73, a ballot measure that prohibited the listing of any person who served the maximum terms allowed in the U. S. House or Senate on the general election ballot. Soon after the…
  • May 17

    Today in Legal History: Norway’s Constitution Day

    Today in Legal History: Norway’s Constitution Day
    Syttende Mai (May 17th) is Norway’s Constitution Day. Norway had been a part of the Danish Autocracy for 400 years, and on May 17, 1814, Norway signed the constitution that declared the country an independent nation. The Norwegian…
  • May 2

    Legal Research Tune Up 2017

    Legal Research Tune Up 2017
    The Seattle University and Lane Powell law firm law libraries are 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…
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