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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/
  • Jun 24

    BAILII: Recent Decision

    BAILII: Recent Decision
    Supreme Court MS (Uganda) v Secretary of State for the Home Department [2016] UKSC 33 (22 June 2016) MP (Sri Lanka) v Secretary of State for the Home Department [2016] UKSC 32 (22 June 2016) Taiwo & Anor v Olaigbe & Ors [2016] UKSC 31…
  • Jun 24

    Recent Statutory Instruments – legislation.gov.uk

    Recent Statutory Instruments – legislation.gov.uk
    The Immigration Act 2016 (Consequential Amendments) Regulations 2016 The Energy Efficiency (Private Rented Property) (England and Wales) (Amendment) Regulations 2016 Source: www.legislation.gov.uk
  • Jun 24

    And There Lurks the Minotaur: The Interrelationship Between the Inherent Jurisdiction and Section 25, CA 1989: Part I – Family Law Week

    And There Lurks the Minotaur: The Interrelationship Between the Inherent Jurisdiction and Section 25, CA 1989: Part I – Family Law Week
    ‘Alex Laing, barrister of Coram Chambers, considers the interrelationship of the inherent jurisdiction and secure accommodation.’ Full story Family Law week, 22nd June 2016 Source: www.familylawweek.co.uk
Rank this Week: 7

Slaw

Slaw

A Canadian cooperative weblog on all things legal.

http://www.slaw.ca
  • Jun 24

    Cutting Through the Mysteries of Journal and Article Pricing

    Cutting Through the Mysteries of Journal and Article Pricing
    I’m delighted to be able to offer a guest blog from Rebecca Kennison. Rebecca is the principal of K|N Consultants and has worked extensively in scholarly publishing. What follows is a remarkably acute analysis of Elsevier’s…
  • Jun 23

    International Identity Management

    International Identity Management
    It used to be that on the Internet, nobody knew you were a dog … or a trading partner, or a rogue. In this era of Big Data, geolocation, and light bulbs that call home, it may seem that those days are behind us. But it’s one…
  • Jun 22

    Three Business IP Scams to Watch For

    Three Business IP Scams to Watch For
    It’s summer vacation season, and worth a reminder about some common business IP scams to watch out for. Staff covering for vacations and unfamiliar with these may be more vulnerable to them. While there are lots of scams out there,…
Rank this Week: 76

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
  • Jun 22

    UNPUBLISHED OPINION: Britton v. Brown

    UNPUBLISHED OPINION: Britton v. Brown
    CIVIL – PARTITION DA 15-0488, 2016 MT 155N, HELEN L. BRITTON and JOHN R. BRITTON, or their Successors, as TRUSTEES OF THE BRITTON JOINT TRUST, Plaintiffs, Counterclaim Defendants and Appellees, v. ELISE C. BROWN, Defendant, Counterclaim…
  • Jun 22

    OPINION: Marriage of Healy

    OPINION: Marriage of Healy
    CIVIL – DOMESTIC RELATIONS DA 15-0504, 2016 MT 154, IN RE THE MARRIAGE OF: STEPHANIE G. HEALY, Petitioner and Appellee, v. JOHN P. HEALY, Respondent and Appellant.
  • Jun 22

    OPINION: Missoula v. Tye

    OPINION: Missoula v. Tye
    CRIMINAL – MUNICIPAL COURT APPEAL DA 15-0564, 2016 MT 153, CITY OF MISSOULA, Plaintiff and Appellee, v. BRIEANA MARIE TYE, Defendant and Appellant.
Rank this Week: 81

Legal Informatics Blog

Legal Informatics Blog

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

http://legalinformatics.wordpress.com
  • May 7

    Global Legal Technology Laboratory Conference 2016: Links and resource

    Global Legal Technology Laboratory Conference 2016: Links and resource
    A conference of the Global Legal Technology Laboratory was held 5-6 May 2016 at the MIT Media Lab in Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA. The event was hosted by Computational Law Research and Development at MIT. Click here for a storify of…
  • Mar 11

    Legal Technology Panels at SXSW 2016

    Legal Technology Panels at SXSW 2016
    Several panels related to legal technology are being presented at SXSW 2016 Conference in Austin, Texas, USA, 11-20 March 2016: Crowdsourcing Policy: Changing Constituents to Changemakers Fighting Injustice with Trickle-Up Innovation Fighting…
  • Mar 1

    Pausing

    Pausing
    There will be a temporary halt to new posts at Legal Informatics Blog until summer 2015, so that I can finish my dissertation. Many thanks for reading, and we’ll see you in a few months.Filed under: Algorithm
Rank this Week: 61

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: 78

BLS Library Blog

BLS Library Blog

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

http://www.blslibrary.com/
  • Jun 22

    Brooklyn Law School’s Scholarship & Special Collection

    Brooklyn Law School’s Scholarship & Special Collection
    BrooklynWorks is the online repository of Brooklyn Law School, providing open access to scholarship produced by the law school and to other collections of law school materials. The repository is a service of the Brooklyn Law School Library.…
  • Jun 22

    World Refugee Day 2016

    World Refugee Day 2016
    This week, Brooklyn Law School Library Associate Librarian Linda Holmes created a display of library material marking World Refugee Day. In December 2000, the United Nations General Assembly passed a resolution, A/RES/55/76, designating the…
  • Jun 14

    Artificial Intelligence in Law and Education

    Artificial Intelligence in Law and Education
    An intriguing new title in the Brooklyn Law School Library collection is Robot Law by Law Professors Ryan Calo, A. Michael Froomkin, and Ian Kerr (K564.C6 R63 2016). The 402 page book brings together research on robotics law and policy…
Rank this Week: 146

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/
  • Jun 22

    Five Years Ago, We Said Law Firms Would Stop Using These By 2016

    Five Years Ago, We Said Law Firms Would Stop Using These By 2016
    Image [cc] Elad Rahmin Nearly five years ago, we did an Elephant Post asking our readers what they think Law Firms would stop using by the Fall of 2016. We thought it would be interesting to review those predictions and see how well we…
  • Jun 20

    The Robots Lawyers Have Arrived...

    The Robots Lawyers Have Arrived...
    This post originally appeared on the HighQ Blog.   Last week, at the HighQ Forum in London, our new robot overlords displayed their mighty powers and declared that all human lawyers should line up and await their turn at the…
  • Jun 16

    Grabbing Data Via Excel

    Grabbing Data Via Excel
    My Workshop for the South AfricanOnline Users Group Meeting inbeautiful Pretoria, South Africa (6/7/16) It's been a while now since I've written a truly geeky post that didn't focus on law libraries. I'm going to try to make up for that with…
Rank this Week: 246

Legal Scholarship Blog

Legal Scholarship Blog

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

http://legalscholarshipblog.com
Rank this Week: 115

Collection Development Blog

Collection Development Blog

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

http://obelix.lib.hku.hk/cdblog
  • Dec 9

    HeinOnline ScholarCheck

    HeinOnline ScholarCheck
      ScholarCheck is a useful tool for viewing journal articles that have a heavy influence on the subject being researched in HeinOnline. It analyzes articles most cited by other articles and most accessed during a rolling 12-month period.…
  • Dec 7

    Scheduled System Maintenance on Wisers’ Service Platforms 19 Dec 2015

    Scheduled System Maintenance on Wisers’ Service Platforms 19 Dec 2015
    Please be informed that a system maintenance will be scheduled on Saturday, 19 Dec 2015 from 18:00 to 23:59 (Hong Kong Time GMT+8).  During this period, all services will be temporarily unavailable.  The services will be resumed to…
  • Dec 6

    Law Journals – Table of Contents (A)

    Law Journals – Table of Contents (A)
    Selected Law Journals: Table of Contents This list covers top ranked (A or A*) law journals selected from the ARC (Australian Research Council) ranked journal list and Asian law related journals of interest to the HKU community. Table of…
Rank this Week: 130

The Stream: Courthouse Libraries…

The Stream: Courthouse Libraries BC Blog

Covers British Columbia and federal legislation, court rules, judicial appointments, notable cases, recent reports and articles, websites of interest to legal researchers, and library news.

http://prodtest.courthouselibrary.ca/training/stream.aspx
  • Apr 22

    Tricky Legislation: The Adult Guardianship Act

    Tricky Legislation: The Adult Guardianship Act
    In theory, it should not be a momentous task to find out if an Act is in force, but sometimes it really is.   If we resolve a particularly complicated piece of legislation, we know that there are others out there who may have…
  • Apr 15

    Legal information is going digital ... and the Library is too

    Legal information is going digital ... and the Library is too
    As so much of our world shifted to digital over the last two decades, law has been something of a hold out. When it comes to legal information, the “authoritativeness” of print has been slower to fade. Lawyers, as a profession,…
  • Mar 20

    WESA reading roundup

    WESA reading roundup
    With the March 31, 2014 coming into force date of the Wills, Estate and Succession Act, SBC 2009, c. 13 fast approaching, many practitioners are looking for quick ways to get up to speed. Here is a roundup of some tips and…
Rank this Week: 116

The Life of Books

The Life of Books

Explores the idea that 'books are dead. By Professor Richard Leiter.

http://thelifeofbooks.blogspot.com/
  • Jan 29

    Misunderstood: West Publishing as Content Provider

    Misunderstood: West Publishing as Content Provider
    I read with interest this morning, Simon Chester's interesting post on SLAW about Thomson Reuters' Bold Leap to become a software company. It's an interesting piece that gives additional perspective on the announcements TR made at the recent…
  • Jan 22

    The Future of Primary Law

    The Future of Primary Law
    West's (OK, Thomson Reuters, technically, but it will always be West to me) announcement that they are shifting focus on becoming a legal software/services company rather than a being primarily a content "creator," should send a…
  • Oct 14

    Challenges of Mining Case Citations from Law Review Article

    Challenges of Mining Case Citations from Law Review Article
    The previous post was written two weeks ago. And I've been working primarily with Paul Deschner of the HLSL Innovation Lab to design an algorithm that can mine cases from a full text law review database. There are some interesting challenges…
Rank this Week: 107

beSpacific

beSpacific

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

http://www.bespacific.com/
  • Jun 25

    USNews article – Google has global censor across all its brand

    USNews article – Google has global censor across all its brand
    Robert Epstein, June 22, 2016: Google, Inc., isn’t just the world’s biggest purveyor of information; it is also the world’s biggest censor. “…But as the golden gateway to all knowledge, Google has rapidly become…
  • Jun 24

    Pew survey of Brexit vote reveals sentiments of other EU member

    Pew survey of Brexit vote reveals sentiments of other EU member
    Brexit vote highlighted UK’s discontent with EU, but other European countries are grumbling too – The decision by the United Kingdom to leave the European Union – known as Brexit – shines a spotlight on the divisions…
  • Jun 24

    CDC investigation: Blood lead levels higher after switch to Flint River water

    CDC investigation: Blood lead levels higher after switch to Flint River water
    “The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) today released the results of its investigation into the potential health impact that lead contamination in the Flint, Michigan water supply had on the blood lead levels of local…
Rank this Week: 1963

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: 2895

The Goodson Blogson

The Goodson Blogson

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

http://dukelawref.blogspot.com/
  • Jun 24

    Brexit, Stage Right

    Brexit, Stage Right
    Yesterday, voters in the United Kingdom narrowly opted to leave the European Union, an unprecedented political move which set world markets on edge and prompted the immediate resignation announcement of Prime Minister David Cameron, who will…
  • Jun 13

    ICLR Online for UK Legal Research

    ICLR Online for UK Legal Research
    For more than a century, law students around the world have learned about the Carbolic Smoke Ball Company, a British corporation which advertised its nasal spray as a surefire preventive measure against influenza. The makers of Carbolic Smoke…
  • Jun 6

    Judges' Working Papers: Research Behind the Closed Door

    Judges' Working Papers: Research Behind the Closed Door
    In this guest post, Reference Librarian and Senior Lecturing Fellow Marguerite Most explores a new option for researching judges' working papers, and discusses the legal issues surrounding personal archives.Judicial working papers are…
Rank this Week: 4350

Pappas Law Library Blog

Pappas Law Library Blog

From the Boston University School of Law.

http://bulawinteractive.org/libraryblog/
  • Jun 24

    Brexit – What does this mean for the EU and the UK?

    Brexit – What does this mean for the EU and the UK?
    The dramatic win of the Brexit campaign is dominating the news.  Any member state may withdraw from the EU under Art. 50 which can be found on Eur-Lex, the EU’s legal portal.  That withdrawal will take effect 2 years…
  • May 25

    A global first: Australian state of Victoria issues formal apology to the LGBTQI community for discriminatory law

    A global first: Australian state of Victoria issues formal apology to the LGBTQI community for discriminatory law
    In what is being heralded as an international first, the Australian state of Victoria’s Parliament has just formally apologized to generations of gay men (and the larger LGBTQI Community)  for the systematic persecution and…
  • May 12

    Are you an RA?

    Are you an RA?
    If you are a law faculty RA please register.  As a registered RA you can get the following: Printing A liaison in the library A carrel (a study space) Help with your research projects So register today.  We are here for you. Kindle
Rank this Week: 2584

Boston College Legal Eagle

Boston College Legal Eagle

Features news and research updates from the legal information librarians at Boston College Law School.

http://bclegaleagle.blogspot.com/
  • Jun 24

    Is Starbucks in hot... coffee?

    Is Starbucks in hot... coffee?
    Nearly everyone has popped into Starbucks on a sleepy morning or in the middle of a long day of work or studying in hopes of getting a little shot of caffeine to help them get by.  However, some Starbucks customers are claiming they've…
  • Jun 10

    CRIN: Free Legal Database to Track Children’s Rights around the World

    CRIN: Free Legal Database to Track Children’s Rights around the World
    To help you research children’s rights around the world, the Child Rights International Network (CRIN) provides a legal database that pulls all the significant sources together at one place and provides excellent search functions.The…
  • Jun 6

    Professional Development and Self-Improvement Opportunities via BC Online Database

    Professional Development and Self-Improvement Opportunities via BC Online Database
    The BC Law School community (students, faculty and administrative staff alike) can access professional development webinars, interactive online lessons, lecture transcripts and instructional videos on a wide variety of subjects – from…
Rank this Week: 4303

Oregon Legal Research

Oregon Legal Research

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

http://blog.oregonlegalresearch.com
  • Jun 24

    Copyright Tools for Libraries and Librarians (ALA)

    Copyright Tools for Libraries and Librarians (ALA)
    First: Librarians, please do not make legal decisions, copyright or otherwise, for your employer (or your own business for that matter) if there is possible litigation down the road. Do not be penny wise and pound foolish. Your library…
  • Jun 24

    “Desk Set” (the movie) and the 2016 Robot Lawyer

    “Desk Set” (the movie) and the 2016 Robot Lawyer
    If you’re not tracking news of Robot Lawyers then you’re not keeping up with the legal research profession. No, not a “robotic” lawyer, but the Artificial Intelligence (AI) kind. See lots of robot, and AI related,…
  • Jun 24

    Brexit, Huh? And the Brits Think Our Elections are Crazy

    Brexit, Huh? And the Brits Think Our Elections are Crazy
    So, a one-time 52 to 48 percent [Brexit, Wikipedia article] popular vote is a solid basis for making massive economic, political, and social changes to the governance of the Not So United Kingdom and the larger European Union of 28 (at the…
Rank this Week: 578

Oregon Legal Research

Oregon Legal Research

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

http://blog.oregonlegalresearch.com/
  • Jun 24

    Copyright Tools for Libraries and Librarians (ALA)

    Copyright Tools for Libraries and Librarians (ALA)
    First: Librarians, please do not make legal decisions, copyright or otherwise, for your employer (or your own business for that matter) if there is possible litigation down the road. Do not be penny wise and pound foolish. Your library…
  • Jun 24

    “Desk Set” (the movie) and the 2016 Robot Lawyer

    “Desk Set” (the movie) and the 2016 Robot Lawyer
    If you’re not tracking news of Robot Lawyers then you’re not keeping up with the legal research profession. No, not a “robotic” lawyer, but the Artificial Intelligence (AI) kind. See lots of robot, and AI related,…
  • Jun 24

    Brexit, Huh? And the Brits Think Our Elections are Crazy

    Brexit, Huh? And the Brits Think Our Elections are Crazy
    So, a one-time 52 to 48 percent [Brexit, Wikipedia article] popular vote is a solid basis for making massive economic, political, and social changes to the governance of the Not So United Kingdom and the larger European Union of 28 (at the…
Rank this Week: 2395

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/
  • Jun 24

    "Stairway to Heaven" on trial

    "Stairway to Heaven" on trial
    Maybe you saw yesterday's headlines:Led Zeppelin Wins 'Stairway to Heaven' Jury Trial Led Zeppelin Win in 'Stairway to Heaven' Trial Led Zeppelin rocks copyright case over 'Stairway' (In order, those were from the Hollywood…
  • Jun 21

    Printing from Your Laptop is Down

    Printing from Your Laptop is Down
    While the UW Creative Communications team updates the law library's printers, you will not be able to send print jobs to the library's three Dawgprints printers from your laptop.You can, however, print from the library's public computer…
  • Jun 16

    Korean Law A-Z

    Korean Law A-Z
    Korean Law A-ZThe Gallagher Law Library Korean legal research guide is completely revised, with a new look, a new link (http://guides.lib.uw.edu/law/eald/koreaa-z), and a new name: Korean Law A-Z.East Asian Law Quick ReferenceFor quick access…
Rank this Week: 4269

TSLL TechScans

TSLL TechScans

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

http://tslltechscans.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 4366

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/
  • Jun 24

    852 RARE Bonus Edition: The 25th Anniversary of Cohen v. Cowles Media

    852 RARE Bonus Edition: The 25th Anniversary of Cohen v. Cowles Media
    June 24, 2016 marks the 25th anniversary of Cohen v. Cowles Media Co., 501 U.S. 663 (1991), in which the U.S. Supreme Court decided that freedom of the press does not exempt journalists from following generally applicable laws. Dan Cohen (HLS…
  • Jun 20

    Scanning Nuremberg: editing an exhibit and arguments over reprisal

    Scanning Nuremberg: editing an exhibit and arguments over reprisal
    Post by Matt Seccombe, June 2, 2016 Scanning Nuremberg shares the observations and insights of Matt Seccombe, Nuremberg Trials Project Metadata Manager/Document Analyst, as he analyzes documents for digitization as part of the HLS…
  • Jun 17

    Our Soccer/Football Law Research Guide is Back!

    Our Soccer/Football Law Research Guide is Back!
    After spending some time on the bench recently, the law library’s research guide The Beautiful Game: The Law of Soccer / Football is back on the pitch! The guide has been updated, streamlined, and declared match-fit, just in…
Rank this Week: 398

Due Process

Due Process

By the Georgetown Law Library.

https://blogs.commons.georgetown.edu/dueprocess/
  • Jun 24

    Want to be a Judge?

    Want to be a Judge?
    The Judicial appointment process can be confusing at best, but a recent Congressional Research Service report explains the process in detail. It focuses on U.S. Circuit and District court appointments and clarifies the role of the President…
  • Jun 22

    Game of Thrones with Brexit, Britons and Brussels Bureaucrats: the U.K. Referendum on Leaving the E.U.

    Game of Thrones with Brexit, Britons and Brussels Bureaucrats: the U.K. Referendum on Leaving the E.U.
    There is high anxiety on both sides of the Atlantic about the vote tomorrow, June 23, 2016, when British voters get to decide if Britain should leave or remain within the European Union.  There is much at stake and speculation…
  • Jun 14

    So…what happened to the books?

    So…what happened to the books?
    Carpeting a library is a complicated process. You have to move the books out of the way in order to lay the carpet, then move them back again. But because the move is so temporary, it’s not a matter of taking the books off the shelf,…
Rank this Week: 1545

Seattle University Law Library…

Seattle University Law Library INFO

Covers legal news, legal research and library news.

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

    New Walkover Collection Title: Preparation for the Next Life

    New Walkover Collection Title: Preparation for the Next Life
    Preparation for the Next Life / Atticus Lish. Winner of the 2015 Penn/Faulkner award. Author Atticus Lish brings forth his readers’ empathy and understanding while unravelling this story wrought with difficult truths. ……
  • Jun 21

    New Walkover Collection Title: Fortune Smile

    New Walkover Collection Title: Fortune Smile
    Fortune Smiles / Adam Johnson. Winner of the 2015 National Book Award for fiction. In his Wall Street Journal interview (8/15/15) Adam Johnson related, “I’ve always been interested in fiction that delivers new worlds, and building…
  • Jun 19

    Today in Legal History: Statue of Liberty Arrives in New York

    Today in Legal History: Statue of Liberty Arrives in New York
    The Statue of Liberty arrived in New York Harbor on June 19, 1885. The statue was a gift from France to the United States commemorating the centennial of the American Declaration of Independence. The 151-foot statue, Liberty Enlightening the…
Rank this Week: 4278

Library Stuff

Library Stuff

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

http://www.librarystuff.net
  • Jun 23

    ProQuest Expands Publisher Participation in Access-to-Own to Include Almost 400,000 Title

    ProQuest Expands Publisher Participation in Access-to-Own to Include Almost 400,000 Title
    “With its newest acquisition model launching next month, ProQuest has grown the number of titles available through Access-to-Own to almost 400,000 and dramatically increased publisher participation in just eight months. ProQuest…
  • Jun 23

    See the Gutenberg Bible, 32,000 3D Mechanical Puzzles and a Lock of Edgar Allen Poe’s Hair at This Rare Library

    See the Gutenberg Bible, 32,000 3D Mechanical Puzzles and a Lock of Edgar Allen Poe’s Hair at This Rare Library
    “Only 48 copies of the Gutenberg Bible exist today, both in partial and full form. The book was the first major work produced on a printing press with movable type in 1455—and Indiana University’s Lilly Library in…
  • Jun 23

    In defense of book collecting

    In defense of book collecting
    “As of this writing there are 1,790 books in my apartment, some couple hundred in my campus office, and an unknown number floating about on loan to various friends and students. This represents a decrease of probably 20 percent from the…
Rank this Week: 4308

ThomChat

ThomChat

Thomas Jefferson School of Law Library Blog

http://tjsllibrary.wordpress.com
  • Jun 23

    Supreme Court Upholds University of Texas Affirmative Action Plan

    Supreme Court Upholds University of Texas Affirmative Action Plan
    Supreme Court Upholds University of Texas Affirmative Action Plan by CNN Supreme Court Reporter, Ariane de Vogue The Supreme Court on Thursday upheld the race-conscious admissions program at the University of Texas, saying that the plan…
  • Apr 18

    Ten Great Novels About the Supreme Court

    Ten Great Novels About the Supreme Court
    10 Great Novels About the Supreme Court by  lawyer in Arnold & Porter’s appellate and Supreme Court practice and author of The Advocate’s Daughter , Anthony Franze At the U.S. Supreme Court, a single vote can alter…
  • Apr 13

    Happy Birthday, Thomas Jefferson!

    Happy Birthday, Thomas Jefferson!
    It is the 273rd anniversary of Thomas Jefferson’s birth today. Please come join us in the library tomorrow at 2:00 p.m. to have some cake to celebrate. While you are there, please check out our Thomas Jefferson collection located…
Rank this Week: 4252

New Jersey Law Librarians…

New Jersey Law Librarians Association (NJLLA)

Features New Jersey law library news.

http://njlla.org/blog/
  • Jun 23

    Ronald McDonald House Thanks NJLLA

    Ronald McDonald House Thanks NJLLA
    Karen Brunner from the Community Service Committee has shared with us the thank-you note from the Ronald McDonald House of Central and Northern New Jersey for NJLLA’s donation. Check out the letter, and many thanks to the committee…
  • Jun 7

    AALL Model Law Firm Copyright Policy and Guidance Document

    AALL Model Law Firm Copyright Policy and Guidance Document
    [Posted on behalf of AALL] AALL Model Law Firm Copyright Policy and Guidance Document have been finalized and are available on AALLNET.    Patricia Barbone, Director of Library Services at Hughes Hubbard & Reed LLP, passed…
  • Jun 7

    Annual Meeting Follow Up: Link to Leadership Article

    Annual Meeting Follow Up: Link to Leadership Article
    As a follow up to NJLLA’s Annual Business meeting, speaker and AALL Past-President Holly Riccio has passed along the article she discussed. Please take a look at Norm Smallwood’s article published in the Harvard Business Review:…
Rank this Week: 2804

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/
  • Jun 23

    Local Ordinances and Parade Permit

    Local Ordinances and Parade Permit
     Yesterday was an excellent day for a parade – wonderful weather and a great reason to celebrate! All of the festivities made for a very quiet day in the library, which gave one law librarian time to ponder, what does one have to…
  • Jun 20

    In Honor of the Cavs Championship: The Little Book of Basketball Law

    In Honor of the Cavs Championship: The Little Book of Basketball Law
    Today is a wonderful day to be in Cleveland!  Strangers are embracing and high fiving–as of the writing of this blog I have giving 17 high fives today.  Unfortunately, work productivity in the greater Cleveland area today is…
  • Jun 17

    CMS Issues Proposed Rule Updating Conditions of Participation

    CMS Issues Proposed Rule Updating Conditions of Participation
    The U.S. Centers for Medicare and Medicaid has issued a proposed rule (81 Fed. Reg. 39448, 6/16/16) to modernize and revise requirements hospitals and critical access hospitals (CAHs) must meet to participate in Medicare and Medicaid. …
Rank this Week: 1172

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/
  • Jun 23

    NILL added new content to the Indian Law Bulletins on 6/23

    NILL added new content to the Indian Law Bulletins on 6/23
    U.S. Supreme Court Bulletin http://www.narf.org/nill/bulletins/sct/2015-2016update.htmlPetition for certiorari was filed on 5/26/16 in Tunica-Biloxi Gaming Authority v. Zaunbrecher (Tribal Sovereign Immunity).Judgment was affirmed by an…
  • Jun 17

    NILL added new content to the Indian Law Bulletins on 6/17

    NILL added new content to the Indian Law Bulletins on 6/17
    U.S. Supreme Court Bulletin http://www.narf.org/nill/bulletins/sct/2015-2016update.htmlPetition for certiorari was filed on 6/13/16 in Lewis v. Clarke (Tribal Sovereign Immunity - Damages Actions Against Tribal Employees) Find the latest…
  • Jun 13

    NILL added new content to the Indian Law Bulletins on 6/13

    NILL added new content to the Indian Law Bulletins on 6/13
    U.S. Supreme Court Bulletin http://www.narf.org/nill/bulletins/sct/2015-2016update.htmlU.S. v. Bryant (Uncounseled Tribal-court Misdemeanor Convictions) was decided on 6/13/16. Petition for certiorari was denied in Seminole Tribe v. Stranburg…
Rank this Week: 1294

Library Boy

Library Boy

Features legal research news. By Michel-Adrien Sheppard.

http://micheladrien.blogspot.com/
  • Jun 23

    July/August 2016 Issue of AALL Spectrum

    July/August 2016 Issue of AALL Spectrum
    The July/August 2016 issue of AALL Spectrum, a monthly publication of the American Association of Law Libraries, is available. From the Editor's Note: "This issue of AALL Spectrum highlights 'best practices' in a variety of operational…
  • Jun 22

    Most Recent Issue of Evidence Based Library and Information Practice

    Most Recent Issue of Evidence Based Library and Information Practice
    The most recent issue of Evidence Based Library and Information Practice, an open access, peer reviewed journal that is published quarterly and hosted at the University of Alberta.Articles that caught my attention include:Library Assessment…
  • Jun 21

    Edinburgh Law Review Wins British Legal Journal of the Year Award

    Edinburgh Law Review Wins British Legal Journal of the Year Award
    The Edinburgh Law Review has won the 2016 Legal Journals Award given out by the British and Irish Association of Law Libraries (BIALL).In presenting the award, Karen Palmer, President of BIALL, said: "This year’s winning title stood out…
Rank this Week: 538

The Reporter

The Reporter

Covers legal research. By the Texas Tech Law Library.

https://texastechlawlibrary.wordpress.com
  • Jun 23

    Statistical Insight Featured Spotlight: Statistics in the New

    Statistical Insight Featured Spotlight: Statistics in the New
    This is the first post in a three-part series spotlighting Statistical Insight database features. For this post, we’re looking at …Continue reading →
  • Jun 22

    Statistical Insight: What is it?

    Statistical Insight: What is it?
    ProQuest’s Statistical Insight (see below) is a resource hub for full text publications of public domain and licensed statistical sources. …Continue reading →
  • Jun 16

    Bar Exam-Relevant Electronic Databases: Corporate Law Resource Center

    Bar Exam-Relevant Electronic Databases: Corporate Law Resource Center
    This is the final post in a four-part series spotlighting bar exam-relevant databases. Bloomberg BNA Corporate Law Resource Center is …Continue reading →
Rank this Week: 1766

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/
  • Jun 23

    Throwback Thursday: Name Change Edition

    Throwback Thursday: Name Change Edition
    by Heather Kushnerick, Special Collections Librarian & College ArchivistSouth Texas School of Law Yearbook Catalog, 1927-1928.It was announced Wednesday, June 22, 2016, that our name has officially changed to Houston College of Law. It's…
  • Jun 17

    No Printing from Friday, June 24 through Sunday, June 26

    No Printing from Friday, June 24 through Sunday, June 26
    Carpet on the Library's 3rd floor will be replaced next week starting Friday, June 24th. The work will take three days, ending on Sunday, June 26th.While this work is going on, all of our printers will be inaccessible. Patrons will still be…
  • Jun 10

    Remember the administrative law judge who sued his dry cleaner for $65,000,000.00?

    Remember the administrative law judge who sued his dry cleaner for $65,000,000.00?
    Roy Pearson, a member of the D.C. Bar, is back in the news. In 2005, he became famous for bringing a $65,000,000.00 lawsuit against his dry cleaner for losing his pants. Pearson lost at trial, lost at appeal, and lost at a hearing en banc.…
Rank this Week: 4295

Jenkins Law Library Blog

Jenkins Law Library Blog

Covers technology and legal research.

https://www.jenkinslaw.org/blog
  • Jun 23

    Jenkins' Research Tip: Using the Parallel Tables to the Restatement

    Jenkins' Research Tip: Using the Parallel Tables to the Restatement
    When the American Law Institute (ALI) first began the Restatements, it grouped the different subjects into "series". The first series of the Restatements, consisting of nine subjects, began in 1923 and was completed in 1942. To prevent the…
  • Jun 21

    Animal Law and PA Criminal Law Resource Guides Available Now!

    Animal Law and PA Criminal Law Resource Guides Available Now!
    Jenkins recently published two new resource guides: Animal Law and Pennsylvania Criminal Law. Animal law covers a wide range of topics, including rights and property issues, estate practice, torts, and criminal law. Our new resource guide…
  • Jun 20

    Common Pleas Court Publishes Regulation On Juvenile Lifers Sentenced Without the Possibility of Parole Program

    Common Pleas Court Publishes Regulation On Juvenile Lifers Sentenced Without the Possibility of Parole Program
    In today's Legal Intelligencer the Court of Common Pleas published General Court Regulation No. 1 of 2016, Juvenile Lifers Sentenced Without the Possibility of Parole Program:The within General Court Regulation establishes the procedure which…
Rank this Week: 4348

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
  • Jun 23

    FALQs: Brexit Referendum

    FALQs: Brexit Referendum
    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. The United Kingdom joined the European Economic Community (EEC…
  • Jun 22

    June 26: A Day to Support Victims of Torture

    June 26: A Day to Support Victims of Torture
    The following is a guest post by Connie Johnson, a senior legal research analyst at the Law Library of Congress.  Connie has posted several times before, including items on Water Rights on Star Island, Law Relating to Refugee…
  • Jun 21

    Our Detailed Report Covers the Refugee Laws of Twenty-Two Countrie

    Our Detailed Report Covers the Refugee Laws of Twenty-Two Countrie
    Previously on this blog we have published articles related to developments in the refugee laws of particular countries in response to the current refugee crisis.  For example, Elin wrote two posts on the refugee laws of Denmark and…
Rank this Week: 4416

Charlotte Law Library News

Charlotte Law Library News

Covers research, books and library news. From the Charlotte School of Law library team.

http://charlottelawlibrary.wordpress.com
  • Jun 23

    6 Tech Tools That Can Help You Keep Your Cool This Summer

    6 Tech Tools That Can Help You Keep Your Cool This Summer
    The always changing face of tech tools and increasing number of methods for virtual communication and connection with others occasionally makes my head spin. But I also can’t deny that I oooh and aaaah at certain things which come…
  • Jun 21

    Lite Summer Reading

    Lite Summer Reading
    Several books by Terry McMillan have been donated to the library. Enjoy! New Titles Waiting to Exhale How Stella Got Her Groove Back The Interruption of Everything Getting to Happy Some Things I Never Thought I’d Do (by Pearl…
  • Jun 20

    Paralegal Certificate Program: Apply Now!

    Paralegal Certificate Program: Apply Now!
    APPLY TODAY!  Option of enrolling in a traditional or online (live) classroom for the Fall 2016 semester. www.charlottelaw.edu/paralegal Complete your program in six months or less Internship opportunity Career counseling and…
Rank this Week: 4247

The BIALL Blog

The BIALL Blog

From the British and Irish Association of Law Librarians.

http://biall.blogspot.com/
  • Jun 23

    #BIALL2016: BIALL Supplier of the Year Award 2016 awarded

    #BIALL2016: BIALL Supplier of the Year Award 2016 awarded
    The British and Irish Association of Law Librarians (BIALL) has awarded the BIALL Supplier of the Year Award 2016 to Wildy and Sons Ltd, London-based legal booksellers. The award was presented by Karen Palmer, President of BIALL, at…
  • Jun 22

    #BIALL2016: BIALL Life Membership Awarded to Guy Holborn

    #BIALL2016: BIALL Life Membership Awarded to Guy Holborn
    The British and Irish Association of Law Librarians (BIALL) has awarded the BIALL Life Membership Award 2016 to Guy Holborn, Librarian at Lincoln's Inn. Catherine McArdle received the award on behalf of Guy from the BIALL President Karen…
  • Jun 21

    #BIALL2016: BIALL Legal Journals Award 2016 awarded

    #BIALL2016: BIALL Legal Journals Award 2016 awarded
    The British and Irish Association of Law Librarians (BIALL) awarded the BIALL Legal Journals Award 2016 to the Edinburgh Law Review, published by Edinburgh University Press. Professor Martin Hogg received the award on behalf of the publishers…
Rank this Week: 4380

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/
  • Jun 22

    new app for mapping the world

    new app for mapping the world
    The Washington Post's Volokh Conspiracy blog has 2 posts, here and here,  about a new project to create memorable "addresses" for every (3 x 3 meter) spot in the world.  It's called what3words and the project is dividing the…
  • Jun 21

    free webinar from GAO

    free webinar from GAO
    A free webinar, "GAO Podcasts and Social Media," will be offered on Wednesday, June 22, 2016. Jacques A. Arsenault, Digital Communications Manager, U.S. Government Accountability Office (GAO) will take you through GAO social media…
  • Jun 13

    CMS can help identify students needing help

    CMS can help identify students needing help
    Inside Higher Ed has a story today titled "Logging Off, Dropping Out." The story reports that knowing how often students log onto course management software sites is "one of the best ways to predict whether they will stick with their studies…
Rank this Week: 1262

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/
  • Jun 22

    Senior Scam

    Senior Scam
    Most of us missed the fact that World Elder Abuse Awareness Day was last week.  And when it comes to elder abuse, financial abuse is the most common and fastest-growing form of it.  Whether it’s because they’ve…
  • Jun 15

    John William Graff (1903-1977)

    John William Graff (1903-1977)
    John William Graff was born in 1903 at New Ulm, Minnesota. He received his B.A. degree from the College of St. Thomas in 1925 and his law degree from the University of Minnesota in 1930. In 1936 he received a doctorate of jurisprudence from…
  • Jun 8

    Borrowing Against Payday

    Borrowing Against Payday
    The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) proposed a rule last week aimed at curbing predatory payday lending by requiring lenders to take steps to ensure that consumers can repay said loans, and also to cut off repeated…
Rank this Week: 1840

Depraved Librarian

Depraved Librarian

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

http://depravedlibrarian.wordpress.com
  • Jun 22

    Links for 2016-06-21 [del.icio.us]

    Links for 2016-06-21 [del.icio.us]
    Sponsored: 64% off Code Black Drone with HD Camera Our #1 Best-Selling Drone--Meet the Dark Night of the Sky!
  • Jun 20

    Links for 2016-06-19 [del.icio.us]

    Links for 2016-06-19 [del.icio.us]
    Sponsored: 64% off Code Black Drone with HD Camera Our #1 Best-Selling Drone--Meet the Dark Night of the Sky!
  • Jun 18

    Links for 2016-06-17 [del.icio.us]

    Links for 2016-06-17 [del.icio.us]
    Sponsored: 64% off Code Black Drone with HD Camera Our #1 Best-Selling Drone--Meet the Dark Night of the Sky!
Rank this Week: 2217

Regent Law Library

Regent Law Library

Features library and legal news.

http://regentlawlibrary.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 4233

Lex Scripta

Lex Scripta

From the Dallas Association of Law Librarians.

http://dallnet.blogspot.com/
  • Jun 20

    21 CFR 803 displays "plain language" from 2005 to current

    21 CFR 803 displays "plain language" from 2005 to current
    Not many realize that in 2005, the FDA made a significant change in the language about Medical Devices. The  plain language was introduced in the Federal Register February 28, 2005. In essence, the language changed from "statutory" to…
  • Jun 6

    Before the Revisor harmonizes the Health and Safety Code 81.046

    Before the Revisor harmonizes the Health and Safety Code 81.046
    It happens when bills are being passed quickly and the Texas Legislative Council doesn't have time to harmonize things.Take a look at Texas Health and Safety Code, Section 81.046 - Confidentiality.There are two sections "C". One was…
  • Jun 1

    Dodd-Frank Act Information

    Dodd-Frank Act Information
    If you have ever had to research the Dodd-Frank Act, you know that it can take some time determining where to begin your journey.Here are four useful resources that are not behind a paywall, so you don't need credentials to access the…
Rank this Week: 651

Law Library Blog

Law Library Blog

From the University of British Columbia Law Library.

http://law.library.ubc.ca/category/blog/
  • Jun 20

    New Books at the Law Library – June 20, 2016

    New Books at the Law Library – June 20, 2016
    LAW LIBRARY level 3: KJE7105 .T47 2012 Ben J.M. Terra & Peter J. Wattel, European Tax Law, 6th ed. (Alphen aan den Rijn: Kluwer Law International, 2012). LAW LIBRARY learning commons (level 2): PR6057.A623 O43 2006 Jane Gardam, Old Filth…
  • Jun 13

    New Books at the Law Library – June 13, 2016

    New Books at the Law Library – June 13, 2016
    LAW LIBRARY reference room (level 2): KJE945 .C73 2015 Paul Craig & Gráinne de Búrca, EU Law: Text, Cases, and Materials, 6th ed. (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2015). LAW LIBRARY learning commons (level 2): PR9262.E86…
  • Jun 6

    New Books at the Law Library – June 6, 2016

    New Books at the Law Library – June 6, 2016
    LAW LIBRARY level 3: HF3228.E97 V3613 2016 Xavier Van Overmeire & Nadiya Nychay, The Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement between Canada and the EU: An Overview (Toronto: LexisNexis Canada Inc., 2016). LAW LIBRARY level 3: K3275…
Rank this Week: 4235

Legal Research is EASY

Legal Research is EASY

Covers basic legal research. By Bret Christensen.

http://legalresearchiseasy.blogspot.com/
  • Jun 20

    Funny Stuff

    Funny Stuff
    Rare is the day that I read the newspaper and not get a chuckle.  Today's chuckle came from the Daily Journal. Seems a law school grad filed a lawsuit against Thomas Jefferson School of Law.  Seems (plaintiff alleged) that the…
  • Jun 13

    The Hardest Word

    The Hardest Word
    You ever noticed that when people get caught doing something they shouldn't be doing they always say their sorry?  Alway.  Remember Jimmy Swaggert?  One day he's sitting on top of the evangelical world.  Next day he's…
  • Jun 6

    Word of the Month for June 2016: Usury

    Word of the Month for June 2016: Usury
    One of the reasons I went to law school was I was tired of seeing little people get beat-up.  OK, OK, I'm not completely all altruistic - I also saw it as a way to make a ton of money.  While it didn't work out that way, I'm still…
Rank this Week: 3527

The Blackacre Times

The Blackacre Times

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

http://theblackacretimes.com/
  • Jun 20

    Bar Preparation/Study Hack

    Bar Preparation/Study Hack
    July 26th and 27th—the Georgia bar exam– is slowly but surely approaching.  Recently graduated law students will have to climb one more hill.  Below are some popular science tips to help with the day-in-and-day-out…
  • May 6

    Faculty Summer Reading Suggestion

    Faculty Summer Reading Suggestion
    Summer is fast approaching.  Before you know it the trials and tribulations of the academic year will be behind us, exchanged for internships, jobs, conferences, and hopefully vacation.  Many of us use this time to catch up on our…
  • May 3

    Faculty Summer Reading Suggestion

    Faculty Summer Reading Suggestion
    Summer is fast approaching.  Before you know it the trials and tribulations of the academic year will be behind us, exchanged for internships, jobs, conferences, and hopefully vacation.  Many of us use this time to catch up on our…
Rank this Week: 2936

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
  • Jun 20

    LégisQuébec Collection of Quebec Statutes and Regulations Now Available Free

    LégisQuébec Collection of Quebec Statutes and Regulations Now Available Free
    LégisQuébec, the website that contains the official versions of Quebec laws and regulations and which used to require a subscription to access, is now available free on the web. Of course, the site is available in both French…
  • Jun 20

    Recent Acquisitions, June 13 – June 20, 2016

    Recent Acquisitions, June 13 – June 20, 2016
    70 new acquisitions in Osgoode Hall Law School Library, including 50 from 2016: K 123 S54 2016 A theory of mediators' ethics : foundations, rationale, and application Cambridge University Press, 2016 xxxi, 466 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm K…
  • Jun 17

    Legal Resources on the Brexit

    Legal Resources on the Brexit
    The United Kingdom European Union Membership Referendum, also known as the EU referendum or Brexit referendum (because of the potential exit of Britain from the EU), is a plebiscite scheduled to take place in the United…
Rank this Week: 2952

Class Action Countermeasures

Class Action Countermeasures

Covers class action defense. By McGuireWoods LLP.

http://www.classactioncountermeasures.com
  • Jun 19

    Working 9 to 5 and Proving It

    Working 9 to 5 and Proving It
    Below is an update from Chelli D. Robinson, Jill Crawley Griset, and Anne Bentley McCray on the state of discovery in FLSA class actions.  We’re grateful for the opportunity to post it here.  For more information on…
  • May 21

    Tracking the Elusive Consumer Data Breach Class Action

    Tracking the Elusive Consumer Data Breach Class Action
    The following post, written by Senior Counsel Andrew Phillips, was first published on McGuireWoods’s Password Protected blog.  We jumped at the chance to reprint it here. Following the Seventh Circuit’s recent decision in…
  • May 17

    Supreme Court: Plaintiff Alleging Statutory Procedural Right Violation Must Show Concrete Injury

    Supreme Court: Plaintiff Alleging Statutory Procedural Right Violation Must Show Concrete Injury
    On May 16, 2016, the U.S. Supreme Court held in Spokeo, Inc. v. Robins that a bare procedural violation of a statutory requirement, divorced from any concrete harm, does not establish the injury-in-fact necessary to maintain a lawsuit in…
Rank this Week: 3628