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Current Awareness Weblog

Current Awareness Weblog

Covers England and Wales case law, legislation, and legal news. From the Inner Temple Library.

http://www.innertemplelibrary.com/
Rank this Week: 2

Slaw

Slaw

A Canadian cooperative weblog on all things legal.

http://www.slaw.ca
  • Feb 22

    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. Adam v. Canada (Environment),…
  • Feb 22

    Five More Questions About Digital Copyright Law

    Five More Questions About Digital Copyright Law
    In my first post on Slaw last summer, I highlighted 5 questions that face digital copyright law. There are of course many unanswered questions in this remarkably dynamic area of the law. Below I discuss 5 more issues that are elaborated upon…
  • Feb 21

    Tweaking Mediation

    Tweaking Mediation
    Civil justice resources should be deployed so that there is a gravity-assisted, downhill run to the courtroom where disputes will promptly be judicially determined, if mediation fails. Unless the parties decide otherwise, failed mediation and…
Rank this Week: 16

beSpacific

beSpacific

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

http://www.bespacific.com/
  • Feb 21

    Suits Challenging Confinement of Noncitizens Jump

    Suits Challenging Confinement of Noncitizens Jump
    “Habeas corpus filings in federal courts challenging the confinement of noncitizens have risen sharply. The latest available data from the federal courts show that during January 2017 the government reported 168 new habeas corpus civil…
  • Feb 21

    Cities With the Highest (and Lowest) Unemployment Rate

    Cities With the Highest (and Lowest) Unemployment Rate
    24/7 Wall St –  “The U.S. labor market has improved remarkably in recent years, as the unemployment rate has fully returned to pre-recession levels. The national unemployment rate reached 4.7% in December, the same as it was…
  • Feb 21

    Report – The invisible hazard afflicting thousands of school

    Report – The invisible hazard afflicting thousands of school
    “…Nearly 8,000 U.S. public schools lie within 500 feet of highways, truck routes and other roads with significant traffic, according to a joint investigation by the Center for Public Integrity and Reveal from The Center for…
Rank this Week: 11

Library Stuff

Library Stuff

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

http://www.librarystuff.net
  • Feb 22

    What Students Can Learn By Writing For Wikipedia

    What Students Can Learn By Writing For Wikipedia
    “Fake news has been, well, in the news a lot lately. But for the world’s largest crowdsourced encyclopedia, it’s nothing new.”Wikipedia has been dealing with fake news since it started 16 years ago,” notes LiAnna…
  • Feb 22

    Black History Month: Librarian of Congress on her Trailblazing Role

    Black History Month: Librarian of Congress on her Trailblazing Role
    “The first African-American and first woman to hold the position of librarian of Congress says she is partly in her role thanks to the inspiration of Frederick Douglass. Carla Hayden, who was sworn in last year, discusses with Roll Call…
  • Feb 21

    Open Access policy adopted by IU Bloomington faculty

    Open Access policy adopted by IU Bloomington faculty
    “We are happy to write that the Bloomington Faculty Council unanimously approved an Open Access policy this afternoon that ensures that faculty scholarship will be accessible and available to the public for future generations.…
Rank this Week: 82

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/
  • Feb 21

    Introducing the new Tribal Court Indian Law Bulletin

    Introducing the new Tribal Court Indian Law Bulletin
    "The American Indian Law Clinic is excited to collaborate with NILL for the Indian Law Bulletin, in the spirit of our longstanding relationship with the Native American Rights Fund. Tribal jurisprudence is a vital component of Indian law for…
  • Feb 17

    NILL added new content to the Indian Law Bulletins on 2/17

    NILL added new content to the Indian Law Bulletins on 2/17
    U.S. Federal Courts Bulletin http://www.narf.org/nill/bulletins/federal/2017.htmlKnighton v. Cedarville Rancheria of Northern Paiute Indians (Tribal Court Jurisdiction; Tribal Government - Fraud) Tribal Courts…
  • Feb 1

    NILL added new content to the Indian Law Bulletins on 2/1

    NILL added new content to the Indian Law Bulletins on 2/1
    U.S. Federal Courts Bulletin http://www.narf.org/nill/bulletins/federal/2017.htmlJones v. United States (Bad Men Treaty Provision)United States v. Barnes (Oklevueha Native American Church; Marijuana Manufacturing)Consumer Financial Protection…
Rank this Week: 52

Depraved Librarian

Depraved Librarian

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

http://depravedlibrarian.wordpress.com
  • Feb 21

    Links for 2017-02-20 [del.icio.us]

    Links for 2017-02-20 [del.icio.us]
    Sponsored: 64% off Code Black Drone with HD Camera Our #1 Best-Selling Drone--Meet the Dark Night of the Sky!
  • Feb 17

    Links for 2017-02-16 [del.icio.us]

    Links for 2017-02-16 [del.icio.us]
    Sponsored: 64% off Code Black Drone with HD Camera Our #1 Best-Selling Drone--Meet the Dark Night of the Sky!
  • Feb 11

    Links for 2017-02-10 [del.icio.us]

    Links for 2017-02-10 [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: 43

BLS Library Blog

BLS Library Blog

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

http://www.blslibrary.com/
  • Feb 17

    Mass Incarceration and Prison Reform

    Mass Incarceration and Prison Reform
    In the past few years, there has been increased discussion of the growth in America’s prison population to more than 2 million Americans incarcerated, many of them drug offenders, for periods that seem far too long. Since the…
  • Feb 16

    Seminar Paper Workshop

    Seminar Paper Workshop
    Last week Prof. Fajans and Librarian Kathy Darvil ran their semi-annual workshop on how to research and write a seminar paper.  Topics covered included sources for selecting your topic, sources for researching your topic, and how to…
  • Feb 10

    Happy Presidents’ Day!

    Happy Presidents’ Day!
    The Library will be open on Presidents’ Day, Monday, February 20, 2017, a law school holiday, from 9:00am to 10:00pm. Presidents’ Day, a federal holiday, was originally established to honor George Washington, the first president…
Rank this Week: 90

John Palfrey's Blog

John Palfrey's Blog

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

http://jpalfrey.andover.edu
  • Feb 1

    On the Executive Orders of January 2017

    On the Executive Orders of January 2017
    The President’s Executive Orders on immigration have prompted calls of concern from students, parents, alumni, faculty, and staff at Andover. I’m sure that is true at all schools that are committed to a diverse student body and…
  • Jan 31

    Local Student “Totally Knows When Head of School Day Is,” and it’s Tomorrow

    Local Student “Totally Knows When Head of School Day Is,” and it’s Tomorrow
    Mark your calendars and put off your homework assignments, Andover! The Gorilla has an exclusive scoop on when the fabled Head of School Day will be this year. It’s tomorrow. Don’t believe us? Wait… Source: Local Student…
  • Nov 12

    Guest Blog Post: Trustee Steve Sherrill, on the All School Meeting Address He Would Have Given

    Guest Blog Post: Trustee Steve Sherrill, on the All School Meeting Address He Would Have Given
    This weekend, we welcomed our trustees and many other alumni and parents to campus for meetings and also the 137th Andover-Exeter sporting contests.  Over the course of the last several days, I have received a lot of feedback about the…
Rank this Week: 80

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
  • Feb 22

    OPINIONS – February 21, 2017

    OPINIONS – February 21, 2017
    Adoption of L.E.N. DA 16-0268 2017 MT 35N Civil – Adoptions State v. R. Hope DA 16-0501 2017 MT 34N Criminal – Sexual Intercourse without Consent McDonald v. Zink DA 16-0154 2017 MT 33N Civil – Quiet Title State v. J.…
  • Feb 14

    OPINIONS – February 14, 2017

    OPINIONS – February 14, 2017
    Matter of J.S. DA 15-0751 2017 MT 28N Civil – Commitment-Mental Illness Matter of X.S. K.S. A.S. I.S. DA 16-0508 2017 MT 27N Civil – Dependent Neglect State v. Berdahl DA 16-0164 2017 MT 26 Civil – Declaratory Judgment
  • Feb 8

    OPINIONS – February 8, 2017

    OPINIONS – February 8, 2017
    State v. Reynolds DA 14-0521 2017 MT 25 Criminal – Deceptive Practices State v. Kaarma DA 15-0214 2017 MT 24 Criminal – Homicide-Deliberate
Rank this Week: 131

Scholarly Communications @ Duke

Scholarly Communications @ Duke

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

http://blogs.library.duke.edu/scholcomm/
  • Feb 21

    Fair Use for Author

    Fair Use for Author
    Happy fair use week! I’m sure many of you have already taken note that February 20 to 24 is a week-long celebration of copyright’s fair use doctrine. The organizers at fairuseweek.org have done a great job…
  • Feb 8

    How to Restrict Access to the Law (and Make Money Doing It!)

    How to Restrict Access to the Law (and Make Money Doing It!)
    Standardization is really important. Huge parts of modern life—everything from sending an email to the structural integrity of your car—depend on standards. Among other things, standards make sure we’re all on the same page.…
  • Dec 14

    Where should the Copyright Office live? A response from Duke Librarie

    Where should the Copyright Office live? A response from Duke Librarie
    The U.S. Copyright Office has been a major topic of discussion lately. A few weeks ago Register of Copyrights Maria Pallante resigned, following her removal by new Librarian of Congress Carla Hayden from her post as Register and into a new…
Rank this Week: 171

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/
  • Feb 21

    Canadian Law Research in HeinOnline

    Canadian Law Research in HeinOnline
    Most people know that the HeinOnline subscription database is a great source of legal research materials from all over the world.  HeinOnline’s collection of legal primary and secondary sources from Canada is especially…
  • Feb 17

    852 RARE: Guest Blog – Molding the Legal Mind: The Notebooks of Harvard Law Student

    852 RARE: Guest Blog – Molding the Legal Mind: The Notebooks of Harvard Law Student
    Many of us would shudder to imagine a researcher 100 years from now poring over our college lecture notes, scribbled in spiral-bound notebooks or, more likely, typed up in hundreds of sporadically organized .docx files. Historical &…
  • Feb 14

    Jonathan Zittrain statement for the record on access to legal information

    Jonathan Zittrain statement for the record on access to legal information
    Today at 10am, a statement for the record from our faculty director and Vice Dean, Library And Information Resources, Jonathan Zittrain, will be part of House Judiciary Committee’s IP Subcommittee hearing on Judicial…
Rank this Week: 97

Legal Research is EASY

Legal Research is EASY

Covers basic legal research. By Bret Christensen.

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

    Some people's kid

    Some people's kid
    First, a limerick:There once was a couple who owed rent.They were so much in debt they were bent;Their folks they did get,To lend every cent,And now they all live in a tent.The other day, I was visited by a older couple. Seems couple's son…
  • Feb 13

    Crazy Love

    Crazy Love
    "Love" (or what people think is love) will make some people do some pretty stupid things.  This being the month of "love," I thought I'd throw my hat into the ring and tell a tale of woe and stupidity.Seems an older Lad was madly in love…
  • Feb 6

    Word of the Month for February 2017: Duty

    Word of the Month for February 2017: Duty
    Despite what the POTUS or any economic "experts" may say about the state of the economy, I have discovered a perfect measure for whether the economy is tanking: how far in left field are the civil actions being filed in Superior Court.…
Rank this Week: 161

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
  • Feb 17

    The First Mention of the Jewish Ghetto of Venice in English – Pic of the Week

    The First Mention of the Jewish Ghetto of Venice in English – Pic of the Week
    The first English language publication to mention the Jewish Ghetto of Venice was a travelogue that appeared in 1611 under the unlikely title Crudities. Below is an image of that edition’s title page: The central text on the page…
  • Feb 16

    An Interview with Theresa Reiss, Legal Reference Librarian

    An Interview with Theresa Reiss, Legal Reference Librarian
    The following is an interview with Theresa Reiss, who is currently working at the Law Library of Congress as a reference librarian in the Law Library Reading Room. Describe your background I am originally from Scottsdale, Arizona. But during…
  • Feb 15

    Explore World War I Declarations of War from Around the World

    Explore World War I Declarations of War from Around the World
    The Law Library of Congress is excited to bring you a collection of World War I declarations of war from around the world. If you’re not familiar with our collections, you might wonder how we came to acquire these…
Rank this Week: 222

The Ginger Law Librarian

The Ginger Law Librarian

The Ginger Law Librarian discusses all things law libraries, legal research and writing, and law schools.

http://gingerlibrarian.blogspot.com
  • Feb 15

    Designing a Law Library Learning Space

    Designing a Law Library Learning Space
    Barbara Fister over at InsideHigherEd recently discussed practices for designing learning spaces in libraries. Her post was informed by a new report published by Project Information Literacy called Planning and Designing Academic…
  • Feb 14

    Law Schools "Obsessed With Smartness"

    Law Schools "Obsessed With Smartness"
    The Chronicle of Higher Education ran an article this week on colleges being "obsessed with smartness." The "pecking order" of higher education — and the ratings that we use to establish the quality of our colleges and universities…
  • Feb 8

    Using Scrivener for Scholarship

    Using Scrivener for Scholarship
    A wonderful colleague who pumps out an admirable amount of scholarship recently turned me onto Scrivener.Scrivener is great for its ability to organize research and act as a word-processing tool. It was originally created for writing novels…
Rank this Week: 316

Internet For Lawyers

Internet For Lawyers

Covers free and low-cost investigative and background research resources on the Internet, as well as search engine search tips with a focus on Google and its features, functions and productivity tools.

http://www.netforlawyers.com/newsitems
  • Feb 7

    Gmail Will Stop Working on These Browsers Soon

    Gmail Will Stop Working on These Browsers Soon
    Google has announced that Gmail will stop working on versions of Google’s Chrome browser older than v53 at the end of 2017. The announcement cited security upgrades in newer versions of the browser as a reason for not supporting…
  • Jan 4

    Latest Gadgets to be Introduced at Consumer Electronics Show (CES)

    Latest Gadgets to be Introduced at Consumer Electronics Show (CES)
    Every year, barely after the New Year, the consumer technology industry comes together in Las Vegas for the International Consumer Electronics Show (CES¨) - the world's largest consumer technology tradeshow. There they introduce and…
  • Nov 26

    Internet Archive's Wayback Machine Launches Full-Text Search...Sort Of

    Internet Archive's Wayback Machine Launches Full-Text Search...Sort Of
    By Mark Rosch One of the questions that we are often asked during our live MCLE seminars and MCLE webinars is whether there is a keyword search available for the billions of Web pages collected by the Archive.org's Wayback Machine. Since its…
Rank this Week: 209

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/
  • Feb 2

    Hein Online training video

    Hein Online training video
    Hein Online has recently added a number of videos to its YouTube channel.These include:Navigating the HeinOnline interfaceSearching in HeinOnlineDownloading, Printing and Sharing HeinOnline ContentCreating a MyHein account (this allows…
  • Jan 25

    Two new ejournal

    Two new ejournal
    We now have online access to the following two journals:Critical Inquiry 2002 - presentNordic Journal of Human Rights 2014 - presentBoth can be accessed in the usual way, from the library web site's home page.
  • Jan 16

    UK Bills on Westlaw

    UK Bills on Westlaw
    The Bills service on Westlaw UK has recently been improved. If you're interested in a piece of legislation currently going through Parliament then you may find the Bills Service of interest.It contains information on Bills from the current…
Rank this Week: 121

Hunter's Query

Hunter's Query

Features research tips and law library news. From the Howard W. Hunter Law Library at the J. Reuben Clark Law School.

http://huntersquery.byulaw.info/wordpress/
  • Feb 1

    History of Supreme Court Nomination

    History of Supreme Court Nomination
    By now everyone knows that Judge Neil Gorsuch has been nominated to the United States Supreme Court. In thinking about what comes next, I thought I’d point out a great source from HeinOnline called History of Supreme Court Nominations…
  • Jan 27

    Research Help

    Research Help
    The new semester is well under way and many of our students are already starting the process of thinking about research papers. If you’re in that boat, feel free to come speak with one of our reference librarians to get ……
  • Dec 5

    Library Book Christmas Tree

    Library Book Christmas Tree
        Happy Holidays from the Howard W. Hunter Law Library!! Come check out the latest addition to our Christmas decor, our Christmas tree made from library books.  Over 550 books to be recycled went into the creation of our…
Rank this Week: 133

The Gavel

The Gavel

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

http://law.okcu.edu/?cat=19
  • Apr 26

    Blurb Card

    Blurb Card
    The post Blurb Cards appeared first on School of Law.
  • Mar 16

    Law Library After Hour

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

    The Mystery Behind Mastery Monday

    The Mystery Behind Mastery Monday
    Want to increase your research skills but don’t have a lot of free time? The Oklahoma City University Law Library will be launching a new series of quick tutorials starting on Monday, February 16th! We call them Mastery Mondays, and…
Rank this Week: 130

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: 126

Biddleblog

Biddleblog

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

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

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

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

    Highlighted Archives Collection: The Penn Law Review

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

    New Library Acquisitions: February 2014

    New Library Acquisitions: February 2014
    Biddle Law Library continues to acquire new print and electronic titles.Take a look at our recent acquisitions!
Rank this Week: 125

Criminal Law Library Blog

Criminal Law Library Blog

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

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

    State Advocacy Strategies: The New York Story

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

    State Advocacy Strategies: The New York Story

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

    State Advocacy Strategies: The New York Story

    State Advocacy Strategies: The New York Story
    Included below are my introductory remarks delivered at the Annual Meeting of the American Association of Law Libraries on July 23, 2012 as part Program E-1 State Advocacy Strategies: Learning to Connect, Grow and Survive. The material below…
Rank this Week: 155

AALL Spectrum Blog

AALL Spectrum Blog

A place for law librarians to discuss AALL Spectrum articles and their profession

http://aallspectrum.wordpress.com
  • Jun 15

    AALL Spectrum blog has moved

    AALL Spectrum blog has moved
    The AALL Spectrum blog has moved to inside AALLNET, http://www.aallnet.org/blogs/spectrum-blog. Within AALLNET it should be more readily found by AALL members yet still viewable my non-members.  All the archived content will remain on this…
  • Jun 15

    AALL Spectrum blog has moved

    AALL Spectrum blog has moved
    The AALL Spectrum blog has moved to inside AALLNET, http://www.aallnet.org/blogs/spectrum-blog. Within AALLNET it should be more readily found by AALL members yet still viewable my non-members.  All the archived content will remain on…
  • Jun 6

    The Value of Law Librarian

    The Value of Law Librarian
    Law librarians know the value of law librarians, even when they struggle to articulate that value to others. It pleases us when someone aptly describes what we do; and it satisfies even more when that praise comes from a user. One such…
Rank this Week: 142

Due Process

Due Process

By the Georgetown Law Library.

https://blogs.commons.georgetown.edu/dueprocess/
  • Feb 22

    Need a think tank report?

    Need a think tank report?
    As you prepare seminar papers and other reports, you might find the need to include a report from respected Think Tanks or public policy organizations. PolicyFile is the comprehensive database providing access to this material. It has…
  • Feb 17

    Presidential Documents Research Guide

    Presidential Documents Research Guide
    Looking for the most authoritative source for presidential documents? Googling does not work. You should only cite to the Federal Register or the Code of Federal Regulations, not Whitehouse.gov or some other web site. Georgetown’s…
  • Feb 3

    Neil Gorsuch Nominated to the Supreme Court

    Neil Gorsuch Nominated to the Supreme Court
    Following the nomination announcement of Judge Neil Gorsuch of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit to become the next Associate Justice of The Supreme Court, the Library has updated the Supreme Court Nominations Research…
Rank this Week: 2330

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
  • Feb 22

    Colloquia/Workshop

    Colloquia/Workshop
    Emory University School of Law Catherine Powell, Fordham University School of Law, presents today her paper entitled: How Women Could Save the World, If Only We Would Let Them: From Gender...
  • Feb 16

    Western Regional Legal Writing Conf. – Seattle, WA

    Western Regional Legal Writing Conf. – Seattle, WA
    Seattle University School of Law hosts the Western Regional Legal Writing Conference Aug. 25–26, 2017. Proposals are due March 24, 2017. The theme of this year’s conference, Connections, includes possible...
  • Feb 16

    CFP: China’s One Belt, One Road Initiative

    CFP: China’s One Belt, One Road Initiative
    Transnational Dispute Management (TDM) invites papers for its special issue, “China’s One Belt, One Road: Economic Changes, Power Shifts and Prospects / Consequences for the World or Arbitration.” Abstracts are...
Rank this Week: 3986

Library Boy

Library Boy

Features legal research news. By Michel-Adrien Sheppard.

http://micheladrien.blogspot.com/
  • Feb 21

    2015-2016 Intake Report of the National Self-Represented Litigants Project

    2015-2016 Intake Report of the National Self-Represented Litigants Project
    The National Self-Represented Litigants Project recently published its 2015-2016 report on the background of self-represented litigants (SRLs) in Canada.This most recent report provides demographic data (age, gender, imcome, etc.) from 73…
  • Feb 20

    Primary Research Group Report on Inter-Library Loan Services for Research University Faculty

    Primary Research Group Report on Inter-Library Loan Services for Research University Faculty
    New York-based Primary Research Group has just published a report called International Survey of Research University Faculty: Use of Inter-library Loan Services:"The study presents data from a survey of more than 500 international research…
  • Feb 19

    Interview With Law Library of Congress Legal Reference Librarian Theresa Rei

    Interview With Law Library of Congress Legal Reference Librarian Theresa Rei
    In Custodia Legis, the blog of the Law Library of Congress in Washington, has been running an interview series featuring members of the library staff. The series started in late October 2010.The most recent interview is with Theresa Reiss,…
Rank this Week: 549

Ross-Blakley Law Library Blog

Ross-Blakley Law Library Blog

Covers key legal-education, research, practice, and law-library news. From the John J. Ross-William C. Blakley Law Library of the Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law at Arizona State University.

http://lawlibnews.lawnews-asu.org/
  • Feb 21

    Law Library Award for Exemplary Student Research

    Law Library Award for Exemplary Student Research
    Do you want to win $500?  Would you like to have your work published in the Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law Faculty Scholarship Repository?  How about all the pats on the back you will get from family and friends if you win…
  • Jan 11

    Audio Lectures Available on West Academic

    Audio Lectures Available on West Academic
    The Law Library’s subscription to the West Academic Study Aids package now includes audio lectures from the Sub and Substance Audio and Law School Legends Audio series!  These lectures are great tools for both learning and…
  • Oct 27

    Twitter & Treat is Just Around the Corner

    Twitter & Treat is Just Around the Corner
    Halloween is on Monday and we have some treats for you. Sign-up for Tweets from the Ross-Blakley Law Library and on Halloween you will receive random Treat Tweets for a sweet Halloween treat. Sign-up to follow us…
Rank this Week: 2942

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/
  • Feb 21

    National Association of Women Lawyers Writing Competition

    National Association of Women Lawyers Writing Competition
    The National Association of Women Lawyers 2017 Selma Moidel Smith Law Student Writing Competition encourages and rewards original law student writing on issues concerning women and the law. Entrants who are current law students should submit…
  • Feb 17

    2/21 “Ravel Law Research System” Seminar

    2/21 “Ravel Law Research System” Seminar
    Interested in knowing about alternative systems to Lexis Advance, Westlaw, and Bloomberg Law?  The Ravel Law Research System Law Library Legal Research Seminar is Tuesday, February 21st, 4:30pm-5pm, in Law Library Room A059. …
  • Feb 16

    Bluebooking Seminar: Top Takeaway

    Bluebooking Seminar: Top Takeaway
    The most recent Legal Research Seminar, held on February 14th, covered everyone’s favorite topic, Bluebooking. In case you missed it, here are some of the top takeaways: The Bluepages contain the basic rules you need for citation in…
Rank this Week: 940

The Reporter

The Reporter

Covers legal research. By the Texas Tech Law Library.

https://texastechlawlibrary.wordpress.com
  • Feb 21

    American Indian Law – Overview

    American Indian Law – Overview
    Part One of a Four part Series. The American Indian Law Collection with HeinOnline is a comprehensive group of documents …Continue reading →
  • Feb 21

    Find FREE Books with Google Chrome Library Extension

    Find FREE Books with Google Chrome Library Extension
    There’s a cool new tool in the Library Extension for Google Chrome. Like many people (and even as a librarian), …Continue reading →
  • Feb 17

    Historical Texas Statutes & Where to Find Them

    Historical Texas Statutes & Where to Find Them
    One of the most common questions we get here at the Law Library is, “Where can I find historical statutes …Continue reading →
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VALLTalk

VALLTalk

From the Virginia Association of Law Libraries.

http://valltalk.blogspot.com/
  • Feb 21

    Theresa Rei

    Theresa Rei
    Here is an article from the In Custodia Legis, about Theresa Reiss, a reference librarian at the Law Library of Congress, and who also works at the Alexandria Law Library, and is a member of VALL: Theresa Rei
  • Feb 8

    Nominees for the 2017-18 VALL Executive Board

    Nominees for the 2017-18 VALL Executive Board
    The Nominating Committee is pleased to present the following slate of nominees for the 2017-18 VALL Executive Board:Vice President/President-Elect: Andrew Winston, Law Library of Congress  Treasurer: David Knight, Virginia State Law…
  • Feb 7

    Nominations for AALL Government Law Libraries SIS Awards due March 1, 2017

    Nominations for AALL Government Law Libraries SIS Awards due March 1, 2017
    The Government Law Libraries SIS Awards Committee seeks nominations for the five awards listed below. The deadline for nominations is March 1, 2017. Nomination forms and the names of past award recipients are …
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Ramsey County Law Library Blog

Ramsey County Law Library Blog

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

http://ramseylawlibrary.org/
  • Feb 21

    Born in the USA (Citizenship Under the 14th Amendment)

    Born in the USA (Citizenship Under the 14th Amendment)
    You may have caught the recent story of nearly 900 immigrants who recently became American citizens in a St. Paul ceremony.  One particular immigrant-cum-citizen had recently been affected by President Trump’s new…
  • Feb 9

    Slavery in Minnesota – The Eliza Winston Story

    Slavery in Minnesota – The Eliza Winston Story
    You and your neighbors might have your political differences, but try and imagine how challenging it would have been to finesse different outlooks on slavery back in 1860. Imagine further the awkwardness if you were a staunch…
  • Feb 2

    Trump’s Supreme Court Pick – Reading is Believing

    Trump’s Supreme Court Pick – Reading is Believing
    Brand-new President Donald Trump recently announced his selection for the U.S. Supreme Court, making Tenth Circuit Court of Appeals Judge Neil Gorsuch is the legal news of the week.  There is no shortage of articles with…
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Law Library Blog

Law Library Blog

From the University of British Columbia Law Library.

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

    New Books at the Law Library – February 20, 2017

    New Books at the Law Library – February 20, 2017
    LAW LIBRARY reference room (level 2): K212 .L394 2016 Robert M. Lawless, Jennifer K. Robbennolt & Thomas S. Ulen,, 2d ed. Empirical Methods in Law (New York: Wolters Kluwer, 2016). LAW LIBRARY level 3: K434.P5 A37 2016 Malcolm Schofield,…
  • Feb 14

    Legal Research Skills Serie

    Legal Research Skills Serie
    The UBC Law Library is pleased to present its Legal Research Skills Series designed for students wanting to brush up on the basics or learn something new. This series will provide legal research instruction from experienced law librarians and…
  • Feb 14

    New Books at the Law Library – February 14, 2016

    New Books at the Law Library – February 14, 2016
    LAW LIBRARY level 3: K4505 .A935 2010 Hugh J. Ault & Brian J. Arnold, Comparative Income Taxation: A Structural Analysis, 3d ed. (Alphen aan den Rijn,: Kluwer Law International, 2010). LAW LIBRARY level 3: KE3247 .M33 2016 Malcolm…
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Moritz Legal Information Blog

Moritz Legal Information Blog

Legal information and research resouces. By the Michael E. Moritz Law Library at Ohio State University.

http://moritzlegalinformation.blogspot.com/
  • Feb 20

    Law Library Tips on Avoiding Plagiarism

    Law Library Tips on Avoiding Plagiarism
    Whether you are writing a brief or a seminar paper, take care to avoid plagiarism. Your legal readers, from judges to fellow scholars, expect to be able to identify which words and ideas are yours and which come from others, in part to…
  • Feb 13

    Research Tip: What is “Permanent” Online?

    Research Tip: What is “Permanent” Online?
    Websites “disappear” for any number of reasons. Presidential transitions, general link rot, or site design errors can all contribute to Internet content vanishing. What’s a researcher to do? Consider whether you can find a permanent…
  • Feb 6

    Research International Arbitration or Intellectual Property Using New Law Library Database

    Research International Arbitration or Intellectual Property Using New Law Library Database
    As we begin a new semester, you might be interested in checking out two of the Moritz Law Library’s newer databases: Kluwer Arbitration and Kluwer IP Law. Kluwer Arbitration has resources on international arbitration, offering both primary…
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Yale Law Library - News and Events

Yale Law Library - News and Events

Covers library acquisitions, book talks, and administrative news.

http://library.law.yale.edu/news
  • Feb 20

    Data Rescue New Haven @ Yale

    Data Rescue New Haven @ Yale
    Data Rescue New Haven @ Yale March 4, 2017 9 AM - 4 PM 17 Hillhouse Avenue, TEAL Classroom  More information: http://researchdata.yale.edu/datarescuenhv Register for DataRescueNHV: http://tinyurl.com/datarescuenhv
  • Feb 10

    Book Talk: Buying a Bride: An Engaging History of Mail-Order Matche

    Book Talk: Buying a Bride: An Engaging History of Mail-Order Matche
    Please join the Lillian Goldman Law Library and Yale Law Women for a discussion with Marcia A. Zug ’04 about her new book, Buying a Bride: An Engaging History of Mail-Order Matches. Commentary will be provided by Ian Ayres ’86.…
  • Feb 8

    Workshop: Increasing the Openness and Reproducibility of Your Research

    Workshop: Increasing the Openness and Reproducibility of Your Research
    Increasing the Openness and Reproducibility of Your Research
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Class Action Countermeasures

Class Action Countermeasures

Covers class action defense. By McGuireWoods LLP.

http://www.classactioncountermeasures.com
  • Feb 20

    Eighth Circuit Undoes Target Data Breach Settlement Cla

    Eighth Circuit Undoes Target Data Breach Settlement Cla
    Today, we at Class Action Countermeasures are proud to post an analysis of the recent Target litigation appellate opinion by members of our class action and data privacy groups: Laura A. Lange, Shawna J. English,…
  • Feb 14

    The New, Improved FICALA – What’s In the House Class Action Bill?

    The New, Improved FICALA – What’s In the House Class Action Bill?
    The House of Representatives has reintroduced the Fairness in Class Action Litigation Act (FICALA), and it’s more substantial than the 2015 version.  The previous version, you may recall, attempted to reinforce the typicality…
  • Jan 27

    Do Good Things Come in Threes? Supreme Court Grants Cert in Three Collective Action Waiver Case

    Do Good Things Come in Threes? Supreme Court Grants Cert in Three Collective Action Waiver Case
    As recently reported by our colleague Brennan Bolt in one of our sister blogs, Labor Relations Today, the Supreme Court has answered a question I posed a few months ago by granting cert in not one, not two… Continue Reading
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Off the Shelf - The Osgood Hall…

Off the Shelf - The Osgood Hall Law School Library Blog

Covers developments in legal information and legal information technologies for research and practice.

http://libblog.osgoode.yorku.ca
  • Feb 20

    Recent Acquisitions, February 13 – February 20, 2017

    Recent Acquisitions, February 13 – February 20, 2017
    45 new acquisitions in Osgoode Hall Law School Library, including 5 from 2017: K 487 E3 N46 2017 Neoliberal legality : understanding the role of law in the neoliberal project Routledge, 2017 x, 214 pages ; 24 cm Ethics and … Continue…
  • Feb 13

    Recent Acquisitions, February 6 – February 13, 2017

    Recent Acquisitions, February 6 – February 13, 2017
    41 new acquisitions in Osgoode Hall Law School Library, including 10 from 2017: K 213 R488 2016 Rhetorical processes and legal judgments : how language and arguments shape struggles for rights and power Cambridge University Press, 2016 xi,…
  • Feb 10

    Legal resources on the Trump administration

    Legal resources on the Trump administration
    If you’re scratching your head about what’s going on south of the border, here are a some recently compiled legal resources on the Trump administration from academic, reliable sources. Beats “alternative facts” any…
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Fairly Used Blog

Fairly Used Blog

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

http://fairuse.stanford.edu/blog/
  • Feb 19

    Future of Libraries – Need First Sale for ebook

    Future of Libraries – Need First Sale for ebook
    How will libraries hold onto ebooks and other digital files like mp3s so that readers and scholars in the future can still read them?  The current state of affairs relies on license agreements with publishers who in turn license to…
  • Nov 16

    protect your site from copyright lawsuit

    protect your site from copyright lawsuit
    Everyone who thought they were protected from copyright lawsuits based on user postings, read this and take action by December 1st. Don’t Lose Your DMCA Safe Harbor Protection!   The post protect your site from copyright lawsuits…
  • Sep 25

    Happy Birthday – ruling plus full court docket filing

    Happy Birthday – ruling plus full court docket filing
    Justia has made the full docket of legal filings in the Happy Birthday case available for free online at https://dockets.justia.com/docket/california/cacdce/2:2013cv04460/564772 The post Happy Birthday – ruling plus full court docket…
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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/
  • Feb 19

    Rising: Supply Chain Management and Alternative Legal Service Provider

    Rising: Supply Chain Management and Alternative Legal Service Provider
    Last post, I offered some skepticism about one conclusion--the billable hour is already dead--in the annual Report on the State of the Legal Market from The Center for the Study of the Legal Profession at Georgetown University Law…
  • Feb 9

    Billable Hour Deathwatch: of that day or hour no man knoweth

    Billable Hour Deathwatch: of that day or hour no man knoweth
    People ought to have a higher default level of skepticism toward stories based on opaque sourcing, especially when it confirms their priors. — Nate Silver (@NateSilver538) February 8, 2017 I always get so much mileage from the great…
  • Feb 8

    Justly: Practical Insights from Massive State & Federal Court Data

    Justly: Practical Insights from Massive State & Federal Court Data
    Last September, Geek #2, sent me a short email asking if I knew anything about the product called Justly. His short description of how Justly had a case categorization feature, and was pulling data from the Federal Courts (not that big a…
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Seattle University Law Library…

Seattle University Law Library INFO

Covers legal news, legal research and library news.

http://lawlibraryblog.seattleu.edu/
  • Feb 18

    Today in Legal History: Credit Mobilier Scandal

    Today in Legal History: Credit Mobilier Scandal
    On February 18, 1873, the House of Representatives voted to find Oakes Ames (R-Mass.) guilty of bribery. Though the House contemplated ejecting him from office, Ames was instead censured. Too many other representatives had stock in…
  • Feb 14

    Social Justice Monday – Cyber Civil Rights: Legal Responses to Non-Consensual Pornography (Revenge Porn) on the Internet

    Social Justice Monday – Cyber Civil Rights: Legal Responses to Non-Consensual Pornography (Revenge Porn) on the Internet
    Social Justice Monday – Cyber Civil Rights: Legal Responses to Non-Consensual Pornography on the Internet February 13, 2017 With the click of a mouse, a bitter ex or hacker can upload compromising photos or videos to public websites…
  • Feb 13

    Today in Legal History: Swiss Neutrality Recognized by League of Nation

    Today in Legal History: Swiss Neutrality Recognized by League of Nation
    The League of Nations officially recognized Switzerland as neutral on February 13, 1920. This was not a new position for the Swiss; the Treaty of Westphalia did the same, as did the Congress of Vienna in 1815. Ironically, Switzerland did not…
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Law Library of Congress: News and…

Law Library of Congress: News and Events

Announces programs hosted by the Law Library of Congress, including legal film series, speaker series, and recognition events.

http://www.loc.gov/law/news/
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Jenkins Law Library Blog

Jenkins Law Library Blog

Covers technology and legal research.

https://www.jenkinslaw.org/blog
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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/
  • Feb 15

    ICE Immigration Raids: A Primer

    ICE Immigration Raids: A Primer
    TRAC, the Transactional Records Access Clearinghouse data gathering and research organization from Syracuse University, provides comprehensive, independent and nonpartisan information about federal enforcement, staffing and spending. They…
  • Feb 13

    New Law Librarian of Congre

    New Law Librarian of Congre
    The Library of Congress has announced that Jane Sánchez has been named the Law Librarian of Congress. Sánchez earned a bachelor’s degree in English from the University of New Mexico, an MLS from Simmons College in Boston,…
  • Feb 12

    Visual Personality Quiz by Getty Image

    Visual Personality Quiz by Getty Image
    Getty Images has a Visual Personality Quiz online that can help you "discover your visual personality." The quiz uses a unique format in which you answer questions by selecting images rather than text. The colors and images people are drawn…
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The Blackacre Times

The Blackacre Times

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

http://theblackacretimes.com/
  • Feb 15

    Chronicling America: Not JUST an Online Newspaper Archive

    Chronicling America: Not JUST an Online Newspaper Archive
    The Library of Congress  is sponsoring the historic newspaper database.  It consists of scanned and OCRed newspapers from 1789 through 1924 and bibliographic data from 1690 to present. Just reading newspapers from 100 years ago is…
  • Feb 9

    The Online Reading Room: Professor Insight

    The Online Reading Room: Professor Insight
    By John Evans Have you ever sat down to write a take home exam and wondered what your professor actually thought about the subject? Or had a professor make a side comment about an issue they clearly care about but goes well beyond the scope…
  • Feb 1

    Inauguration Facts!

    Inauguration Facts!
    by Veselin Simonov Recently, the United States witnessed the inauguration of its 45th President – Donald J. Trump. Inaugurations are festive events and they never fail to make history. Here are some fun historical facts about past…
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The Daniel R. Coquillette Rare…

The Daniel R. Coquillette Rare Book Room Blog

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

http://rarebookroom.blogspot.com/
  • Feb 15

    New exhibit on view--Robert Morris: Lawyer & Activist

    New exhibit on view--Robert Morris: Lawyer & Activist
    We are pleased to announce the opening of the spring exhibit in the Law Library's Daniel R. Coquillette Rare Book Room. Curated by Mary Bilder and Laurel Davis, the exhibit is entitled "Robert Morris: Lawyer & Activist".Morris…
  • Jan 25

    Morris L. Cohen Student Essay Competition: a chance to share scholarship, win $500, and go to Austin!

    Morris L. Cohen Student Essay Competition: a chance to share scholarship, win $500, and go to Austin!
    The Legal History and Rare Books (LH&RB) Section of the American Association of Law Libraries (AALL), in cooperation with Cengage Learning, announces the Ninth Annual Morris L. Cohen Student Essay Competition. The competition is named in…
  • Jan 9

    New acquisition: 1613 edition of Justinian's Institute

    New acquisition: 1613 edition of Justinian's Institute
    The main focus of our collection is English and early American law books, but thanks to gifts by Professors Daniel R. Coquillette and Michael Hoeflich, we also have a strong collection of Roman law books. This new acquisition is a 1613 Venice…
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Law Librarians

Law Librarians

By Mark Giangrande and Joe Hodnicki.

http://llb2.com/
  • Feb 15

    A psychological perspective on algorithm aversion

    A psychological perspective on algorithm aversion
    Berkeley J. Dietvorst, The University of Chicago Booth School of Business, Joseph P. Simmons, University of Pennsylvania, The Wharton School, and Cade Massey, University of Pennsylvania, The Wharton School, Algorithm Aversion: People…
  • Feb 14

    Use Trump’s executive orders sourced on White House website with caution

    Use Trump’s executive orders sourced on White House website with caution
    In White House posts wrong versions of Trump’s orders on its website, USA Today reports that the texts of at least five Trump executive orders hosted on the White House website do not match the official text sent to the Federal…
  • Feb 14

    The Algorithm as a Human Artifact: Implications for Legal {Re}Search

    The Algorithm as a Human Artifact: Implications for Legal {Re}Search
    Here’s the abstract for Susan Nevelow Mart’s very interested article The Algorithm as a Human Artifact: Implications for Legal {Re}Search (SSRN): Abstract: When legal researchers search in online databases for the information…
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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/
  • Feb 15

    Politics Aside: MLex Offering Straight News Coverage of Brexit and Trump‘s White House.

    Politics Aside: MLex Offering Straight News Coverage of Brexit and Trump‘s White House.
    In the past year MLex has launched two “hot topic” newsletters: Brexit Market Insight and White House Watch which are positioned at the vortex of regulatory uncertainty and designed to help   MLex’s founder and CEO…
  • Feb 13

    MLex: Monitoring Regulatory Convergence and Litigation Risk

    MLex: Monitoring Regulatory Convergence and Litigation Risk
    In July 2015LexisNexis acquired MLex, a newsletter service specializing in international legal analysis of regulatory risk. In recent years MLex has cracked the US market as a “must read” for antitrust lawyers. MLex editors employ…
  • Feb 12

    Last Call Take The Start/Stop Survey - Share Your Wisdom With Your Colleague

    Last Call Take The Start/Stop Survey - Share Your Wisdom With Your Colleague
    The fourth annual Start/Stop survey of products and projects will be closing on Friday February 17th.Share your wisdom with your colleagues by taking the survey HERE   You the readers have provided the insights and trends which…
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