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Current Awareness Weblog

Current Awareness Weblog

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

http://www.innertemplelibrary.com/
  • Apr 28

    BAILII: Recent Decision

    BAILII: Recent Decision
    Court of Appeal (Civil Division) DR (Jamaica) v Secretary of State for Home Department [2017] EWCA Civ 271 (26 April 2017) High Court (Administrative Court) Hudson v Crown Prosecution Service [2017] EWHC 841 (Admin) (28 April 2017) Goodman…
  • Apr 28

    New Acts – legislation.gov.uk

    New Acts – legislation.gov.uk
    2017 c. 28 – Farriers (Registration) Act 2017 2017 c. 27 – Guardianship (Missing Persons) Act 2017 2017 c. 26 – Merchant Shipping (Homosexual Conduct) Act 2017 2017 c. 25 – Local Audit (Public Access to Documents) Act…
  • Apr 28

    Recent Statutory Instruments – legislation.gov.uk

    Recent Statutory Instruments – legislation.gov.uk
    The Transport Levying Bodies (Amendment) Regulations 2017 The Contracting-out (Transfer and Transfer Payment) (Amendment) Regulations 2017 The Single Common Market Organisation (Emergency Aid) (England and Northern Ireland) Regulations 2017…
Rank this Week: 4

beSpacific

beSpacific

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

http://www.bespacific.com/
  • Apr 30

    New bill would preserve public access to public data online

    New bill would preserve public access to public data online
    Sunlight Foundation – “Today, Sunlight joins a diverse coalition of government transparency, data innovation, scientific groups and environment defense advocates in supporting new bipartisan bill in Congress to preserve public…
  • Apr 30

    Understanding Computational Web Archives Research Methods Using Research Object

    Understanding Computational Web Archives Research Methods Using Research Object
    Understanding Computational Web Archives Research Methods Using Research Objects, Maemura, Emily; Becker, Christoph; Milligan, Ian. Issue Date: 2016. Publisher: IEEE Citation: Emily Maemura, Christoph Becker, Ian Milligan. Understanding…
  • Apr 30

    CRS – Mexico’s Free Trade Agreement

    CRS – Mexico’s Free Trade Agreement
    Mexico’s Free Trade Agreements, M. Angeles Villarreal, Specialist in International Trade and Finance, April 25, 2017. [via FAS] “Mexico has had a growing commitment to trade integration and liberalization through the formation of…
Rank this Week: 22

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: 26

State Law Library of Montana

State Law Library of Montana

Features notices of new Opinions and Orders from the Montana Supreme Court, library announcements, research tips, and Montana legal news.

http://mtlawlibrary.wordpress.com
  • Apr 27

    OPINIONS – April 26, 2017

    OPINIONS – April 26, 2017
    State v. Soraich DA 16-0345 2017 MT 98N Criminal – Homicide-Deliberate State v. Klundt DA 15-0434 2017 MT 97N Criminal – Burglary Ocwen Loan v. Rehm DA 16-0443 2017 MT 96N Civil – Other Belanus v. Potter et al. DA 16-0541…
  • Apr 25

    OPINIONS – April 25, 2017

    OPINIONS – April 25, 2017
    Chouteau County v. Sayers DA 16-0677 2017 MT 94N Civil – Injunction Estate of Edwards DA 16-0137 2017 MT 93 Civil – Probate
  • Apr 19

    CORRECTED OPINION – April 19, 2017

    CORRECTED OPINION – April 19, 2017
    Marriage of Brockington DA 16-0387 2017 MT 92 Civil – Domestic Relation
Rank this Week: 32

Slaw

Slaw

A Canadian cooperative weblog on all things legal.

http://www.slaw.ca
  • Apr 30

    Summaries Sunday: SOQUIJ

    Summaries Sunday: SOQUIJ
    Every week we present the summary of a decision handed down by a Québec court provided to us by SOQUIJ and considered to be of interest to our readers throughout Canada. SOQUIJ is attached to the Québec Department of Justice and…
  • Apr 28

    Burning Down (Or Perhaps Just Lightly Scorching) the House

    Burning Down (Or Perhaps Just Lightly Scorching) the House
    It seems to me that whenever we talk about litigants without counsel, the conversation inevitably veers toward the delays, costs and other inconveniences such litigants impose on court and counsel, and the sort of public legal education that…
  • Apr 28

    Disclosure and Investigated Complaint

    Disclosure and Investigated Complaint
    It is commonly difficult for prospective clients to obtain good information about lawyers and paralegals. The significant growth of brand advertising is cogent evidence of this. Potential clients assume that brand is evidence of quality when…
Rank this Week: 49

Judge Ben C. Green Law Library…

Judge Ben C. Green Law Library Blog

Features legal news and research guides. From Case Western Reserve University School of Law.

http://lawlibrary.case.edu/blog
  • Nov 9

    New Law Review format on display at Circ. Desk

    New Law Review format on display at Circ. Desk
    The Case Western Reserve Law Review has put a lot of really solid work into the typesetting and page layout of their journal. Besides some real benefits for their operation in the pre-production process, this reformatting makes the Law Review…
  • Nov 8

    The Day After – Looking at the Prediction

    The Day After – Looking at the Prediction
    The votes are still being counted in 27 states as of 5pm. However, the election has been called and President Barack Obama will serve an additional four years as President.
  • Nov 5

    Election Maps — Nov 5th — Election Eve Prediction

    Election Maps — Nov 5th — Election Eve Prediction
    Last Tuesday I posted the information from four election map sites. I have posted at the end of this blog the information from today for those same sites. Not surprisingly, not one of the maps has gone completely unchanged.
Rank this Week: 50

BLS Library Blog

BLS Library Blog

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

http://www.blslibrary.com/
  • Apr 28

    TechCo Lab: The BLS Library’s Technology and Collaboration Space

    TechCo Lab: The BLS Library’s Technology and Collaboration Space
    With the summer quickly approaching, some of you may be thinking about your summer internships or associateships.  Your summer positions will require you to practice and hone your lawyering skills, such as interviewing clients or…
  • Apr 26

    History and Future of NAFTA

    History and Future of NAFTA
    The history of the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) began in 1980 when candidate Ronald Reagan proposed a North American common market in his presidential campaign. The first move in creating NAFTA came when President Reagan made…
  • Apr 25

    Study Room Reservations & Library Hours: April 28 – May 12

    Study Room Reservations & Library Hours: April 28 – May 12
    During the reading and exam period students must make a reservation to use a library study room.  Mandatory room reservations begin on Friday, April 28th at 8:00am; at that time, all study rooms will be locked and students must go to the…
Rank this Week: 71

Legal Informatics Blog

Legal Informatics Blog

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

http://legalinformatics.wordpress.com
  • Jul 31

    Updates Now on Legal Informatics Tumblr and Twitter

    Updates Now on Legal Informatics Tumblr and Twitter
    Updates on selected legal informatics developments are now being posted on Legal Informatics tumblr and on Twitter. In the Web interface to this blog, the Twitter updates are visible to the right under “Twitter updates”.Filed…
  • Jul 11

    Greenwood: Law Itself is the Killer Blockchain App

    Greenwood: Law Itself is the Killer Blockchain App
    Dazza Greenwood has posted Law Itself is the Killer Blockchain App. Excerpts: […] On a panel discussion about blockchains and the law at the Legal Hackers Congress in NYC this weekend, I’ll provide a sneak-peek at a new,…
  • Jul 10

    SubTech 2016: International Conference on Substantive Technology in Legal Education and Practice: Storify, links, and resource

    SubTech 2016: International Conference on Substantive Technology in Legal Education and Practice: Storify, links, and resource
    SubTech 2016: International Conference on Substantive Technology in Legal Education and Practice was held 7-9 July 2015 at University of Richmond School of Law in Richmond, Virginia, USA. The conference website is at:…
Rank this Week: 87

Yale Law Library - Rare Books Blog

Yale Law Library - Rare Books Blog

Covers historical and rare law books.

http://library.law.yale.edu/blogs/rare-books
  • Apr 2

    Centennial of the Mexican Constitution

    Centennial of the Mexican Constitution
    *** The ninth anniversary of the Yale Law Library Rare Books Blog is a fitting opportunity to mark a much more momentous anniversary, the centennial of the Mexican Constitution of 1917. Although amended a few hundred times, this constitution…
  • Feb 1

    New exhibit: "Woof, Moo & Grr: A Carnival of Animals in Law Books"

    New exhibit: "Woof, Moo & Grr: A Carnival of Animals in Law Books"
    A charming exhibit of animals pictured in law books opens February 1, courtesy of the Yale Law Library’s Rare Book Collection. Titled “Woof, Moo & Grr: A Carnival of Animals in Law Books,” the exhibit is narrated from…
  • Jan 27

    Ninth Annual Morris L. Cohen Student Essay Competition

    Ninth Annual Morris L. Cohen Student Essay Competition
    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…
Rank this Week: 170

In Custodia Legis

In Custodia Legis

Covers current legal trends, collecting for the largest law library in the world, a British perspective, a perspective from New Zealand, legislative developments in THOMAS, and cultural intelligence and the law.

http://blogs.loc.gov/law
  • Apr 28

    Virginia House of Burgesses—Pic of the Week

    Virginia House of Burgesses—Pic of the Week
    Spring may be the best time of year to take a break and visit Virginia’s historic triangle and Williamsburg, Virginia, especially the Virginia House of Burgesses. Spring is the anniversary time of so many historic revolutionary moments…
  • Apr 27

    FALQs: Demonetization in India

    FALQs: Demonetization in India
    The following is a guest post by Supreetha Sampath Kumar, a foreign law intern at the Law Library of Congress. On November 8, 2016, the Prime Minister of India, Narendra Modi, announced the “notebandi” initiative, declaring that…
  • Apr 26

    How To Download Your Congress.gov Search Result

    How To Download Your Congress.gov Search Result
    With the recent update to Congress.gov, you can now download your search results in a comma-separated value (CSV) file.  This is a feature that I have heard users request almost as long as they have requested email alerts for…
Rank this Week: 238

Hunter's Query

Hunter's Query

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

http://huntersquery.byulaw.info/wordpress/
  • Apr 18

    Research Assistant Training

    Research Assistant Training
    The Law Library will be offering a training for all summer research assistants on Friday, April 28 from 1-2pm in room 267. If you’re working for a professor this summer, come join us for a look at academic legal research ……
  • 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 ……
Rank this Week: 254

Oregon Legal Research

Oregon Legal Research

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

http://blog.oregonlegalresearch.com
  • Apr 3

    U.S. Supreme Court Web Citation Link Rot Fix (UC Berkeley)

    U.S. Supreme Court Web Citation Link Rot Fix (UC Berkeley)
    If you think the U.S. Supreme Court posts official versions of their opinions on their website … hahaha … I have a virtual bridge and an inside WH or Congressional source to sell you for $1B dollars. (Tip: Beware of any source…
  • Apr 3

    More Sources of Free Full-text Versions of Article

    More Sources of Free Full-text Versions of Article
    People like “free.’ People like getting free content from other people who paid for the content. Long live the free-loader, long live the person who spends $20 in time and gas looking for a free parking spot instead of paying $10…
  • Mar 27

    Oregon Judicial Branch Online Records: Free, Public Access to Selected Court Document

    Oregon Judicial Branch Online Records: Free, Public Access to Selected Court Document
    Oregon Judicial Department Online Records Search: Free, Public Access: “The Oregon Judicial Department is pleased to provide free online access to limited case information in the circuit courts and Tax Court of this state. The displayed…
Rank this Week: 283

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: 255

New York Supreme Court Criminal…

New York Supreme Court Criminal Term Library

News and information gateway to web based services provided by the New York State Supreme Court Criminal Term Library in New York County.

http://crimlawlib.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 269

Library Stuff

Library Stuff

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

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

    Baltimore County Public Schools named National School Library Program of the Year

    Baltimore County Public Schools named National School Library Program of the Year
    “Baltimore County Public Schools, serving all public schools in Baltimore County, Md., is the American Association of School Librarians’ (AASL) 2017 National School Library Program of the Year (NSLPY) Award recipient. Sponsored by…
  • Apr 26

    New website brings 9 decades of University [of Chicago] history online 

    New website brings 9 decades of University [of Chicago] history online 
    “The newly launched University of Chicago Campus Publications website allows researchers to readily explore more than nine decades of University history, from 1892 to 1995.   At launch, the site provides digital access to four…
  • Apr 26

    Embattled Evanston librarian questions timing of disciplinary action

    Embattled Evanston librarian questions timing of disciplinary action
    “Embattled Evanston librarian Lesley Williams on Wednesday said she wonders why she is facing disciplinary hearings now, when the infractions at issue happened months ago and did not draw attention at the time. “The real question…
Rank this Week: 294

Seattle University Law Library…

Seattle University Law Library INFO

Covers legal news, legal research and library news.

http://lawlibraryblog.seattleu.edu/
  • Apr 25

    Today in Legal History: First White House Bowling Alley Open

    Today in Legal History: First White House Bowling Alley Open
    Truman opened the first White House bowling alley on April 25, 1947. It was a birthday present from his friends. Truman’s first frame was 7 pins (out of 10). One of these pins is now on exhibition with the Smithsonian. Truman…
  • Apr 23

    Today in Legal History: Shakespeare Born

    Today in Legal History: Shakespeare Born
    “The first thing we do, let’s kill all the lawyers.” – 2 King Henry IV, 2 The exact date of Shakespeare’s birth is not known, but based on available evidence, April 23, 1564 was his probable birthday. Admittedly,…
  • Apr 22

    Today in Legal History: Earth Day

    Today in Legal History: Earth Day
    Before 1970 there were no legal or regulatory devices to protect the environment. In the spring of 1970, Senator Gaylord Nelson, inspired by the student anti-war movement, created Earth Day as a way to force environmental protection onto the…
Rank this Week: 374

CM Law Library Blog

CM Law Library Blog

Seeks to inform the Cleveland-Marshall College of Law community about key legal education, research, practice, and law library news, with a particular focus on Cuyahoga County and Ohio as well as faculty research interests.

http://cmlawlibraryblog.classcaster.net/
  • Apr 28

    NAM Vital Directions for Health & Health Care Paper

    NAM Vital Directions for Health & Health Care Paper
    The National Academy of Medicine recently made available an extensive discussion paper series on its Vital Directions for Health and Health Care policy initiative.  This policy initiative was predicated upon the following…
  • Apr 25

    This Just In: Cultural Property Law

    This Just In: Cultural Property Law
    Cultural property is defined in Black’s Law Dictionary as “Movable and immovable property that has cultural significance, whether in the nature of antiquities and monuments of a classical age or important modern items of fine…
  • Apr 25

    Reminder: Law Library Hours Extended for Reading and Exam Period

    Reminder: Law Library Hours Extended for Reading and Exam Period
    For spring finals, we will be extending our pilot of longer library hours, to university affiliates only, during the reading and exam periods. April 26 through May 11, students will be able to access the building for study, using their Viking…
Rank this Week: 453

Barco 2.0 : Law Library Reference

Barco 2.0 : Law Library Reference

From the librarians of the Barco Law Library, University of Pittsburgh School of Law.

http://barcorefblog.blogspot.com/
  • Apr 28

    The 14th Amendment

    The 14th Amendment
    The ABA Journal has an excellent article that details the history of the 14th Amendment titled "The 14th: A Civil War-era amendment has become a mini-Constitution for modern times." The article features analysis and discussion by a number of…
  • Apr 27

    Microfiche webinar

    Microfiche webinar
    The Federal Depository Library Program is hosting a webinar on Tuesday, May 9, at 2 pm titled "Everthing you need to know about Microfiche." From the description: "Managing a microfiche collection can be challenging, especially as this format…
  • Apr 25

    GPO. LOC release digitized Congressional Record for the 1960'

    GPO. LOC release digitized Congressional Record for the 1960'
    The Government Publishing Office and the Library of Congress have announced that they have partnered in making the digitized Congressional Record 1961-70 available on GPO's govinfo website. Comprising ~ 380,000 pages, these Congressional…
Rank this Week: 404

John Palfrey's Blog

John Palfrey's Blog

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

http://jpalfrey.andover.edu
  • Apr 24

    Statement regarding past abuse at Andover

    Statement regarding past abuse at Andover
    Today, we know that many schools, including Andover, have not always lived up to our commitment to protect students in our care. Over the past year, independent investigators from Sanghavi Law Office have been carrying out a review of all…
  • 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…
Rank this Week: 445

Lex Scripta

Lex Scripta

From the Dallas Association of Law Librarians.

http://dallnet.blogspot.com/
  • Mar 29

    Online Brexit Resource

    Online Brexit Resource
    The Berkeley Library has created a sound resource collection about BREXIT.http://guides.lib.berkeley.edu/european-union/brexitAn excerpt for your review..."Developments surrounding the "Brexit" or vote on the Referendum of the…
  • Dec 16

    What skills should the new Register of Copyrights have?

    What skills should the new Register of Copyrights have?
    Today's question is, "What skills should the new Register of Copyrights have?"An online survey will run from December 16, 2016 through January 31, 2017. Your input will be reviewed and inform development of knowledge, skills, and…
  • Oct 24

    Battling Overconfidence in Law Student

    Battling Overconfidence in Law Student
    Because of the Google-like interfaces of most major databases, the students I work with often approach the database like they are looking for an answer to a question in Google. They open up Westlaw, search for something like: motion to…
Rank this Week: 421

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: 416

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: 411

3 Geeks and a Law Blog

3 Geeks and a Law Blog

Covers knowledge management, internet marketing and library sciences. By Greg Lambert, Lisa Salazar and Toby Brown.

http://www.geeklawblog.com/
  • Apr 28

    WestLaw Story - The Musical

    WestLaw Story - The Musical
    The talent at Columbia Law School apparently doesn't limit itself to legal scholarship. The Law Revue put together a musical rendition of which online legal resource is the best "to cite... to cite." Whether it is the bribery of using Lexis,…
  • Apr 24

    Build or Buy? The Evolution of Law Department Sourcing

    Build or Buy? The Evolution of Law Department Sourcing
    Recently, I had the pleasure of speaking with Nancy Jessen, SVP at Legal Business Solutions at UnitedLex about a survey recently completed with ALM on legal department insourcing, entitled "Build or Buy? The Evolution of Law…
  • Apr 21

    Law Librarians Do It Best… And With A Smile

    Law Librarians Do It Best… And With A Smile
    One of the best things I get to do as the incoming President of the American Association of Law Libraries (AALL), is reach out to new members that have joined the association and talk with them on the phone. I find that the new members…
Rank this Week: 567

Jenkins Law Library Blog

Jenkins Law Library Blog

Covers technology and legal research.

https://www.jenkinslaw.org/blog
  • Apr 27

    Physicans' Desk Reference

    Physicans' Desk Reference
      Did you know Jenkins' collection includes the Physicians' Desk Reference? The PDR is the authoritative source on prescription drugs and has been published for 71 years.  We carry the current 2017 edition as well as…
  • Apr 19

    State Attorney General Reports and Opinions on HeinOnline

    State Attorney General Reports and Opinions on HeinOnline
      Available from HeinOnline are State Attorney General Reports for all fifty states plus Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands.Coverage is from the first year opinions were handed down in each state (as early as 1832), through the…
  • Apr 18

    Pennsylvania Appellate Docket

    Pennsylvania Appellate Docket
    There are many reasons for using Pennsylvania appellate dockets.  Keeping current with filings in a case and investigating how many cases an attorney has taken to appeal are a few popular uses. As an example of another useful…
Rank this Week: 586

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/
  • Apr 25

    Finding the perfect epigram for your paper, article or closing argument

    Finding the perfect epigram for your paper, article or closing argument
    Whether you writing a law review note or a term paper or whether you are preparing a closing argument, the perfect epigram may be just the finishing touch that you are looking for.    Epigrams grab the reader’s attention…
  • Apr 21

    If That Doesn't Work

    If That Doesn't Work
    As you think about what classes to take next year consider Advanced Legal Research or one of our topical legal research classes. All of our upper level legal research classes meet the experiential learning requirements and will be useful not…
  • Apr 13

    Legal research vendors: competition and development

    Legal research vendors: competition and development
    Legal research systems are evolving quickly as competition increases among vendors and new functionality is added.  Which vendor has the most users?  Bob Ambrogi's blog post references a survey showing strong competition among…
Rank this Week: 563

Law Library Blog

Law Library Blog

From the University of British Columbia Law Library.

http://law.library.ubc.ca/category/blog/
  • Apr 24

    New Books at the Law Library – April 24, 2017

    New Books at the Law Library – April 24, 2017
    LAW LIBRARY level 3: B1574.B31 L66 2016 Douglas G. Long & Philip Schofield, eds., Preparatory Principles (Oxford: Clarendon Press, 2016). LAW LIBRARY level 3: HQ76.8.C3 Q43 2015 Manon Tremblay, Queer Mobilizations: Social Movement…
  • Apr 10

    New Books at the Law Library – April 10, 2017

    New Books at the Law Library – April 10, 2017
    LAW LIBRARY level 3: BM175.E8 A46 2017 Aryeh Amihay, Theory and Practice in Essene Law (New York: Oxford University Press, 2017). Online access: http://resolve.library.ubc.ca/cgi-bin/catsearch?bid=8634287 LAW LIBRARY level 3: BM535 .S6963…
  • Apr 3

    New Books at the Law Library – April 3, 2017

    New Books at the Law Library – April 3, 2017
    LAW LIBRARY level 3: HD7287.95 .R448 2016 Julian Sidoli, Michel Vols & Marvin Noah Frank Kiehl, eds., Regulating the City: Contemporary Urban Housing Law (Hague: Eleven International Publishing, 2016). LAW LIBRARY level 3: JV412 .N48 2016…
Rank this Week: 542

Moritz Legal Information Blog

Moritz Legal Information Blog

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

http://moritzlegalinformation.blogspot.com/
  • Apr 17

    Summer and Post-Graduation Access to Bloomberg, Lexis, and Westlaw

    Summer and Post-Graduation Access to Bloomberg, Lexis, and Westlaw
    <!--[if gte mso 9]> <![endif]-->Over the summer months, students at the Moritz College of Law can continue to access their student accounts with the three major legal research platforms (Bloomberg Law, Lexis Advance, and…
  • Apr 3

    Advanced Legal Research Course Offerings for Next Year

    Advanced Legal Research Course Offerings for Next Year
    As you are selecting your courses for the 2017-18 academic year, consider registering for a one-credit Advanced Legal Research course taught by one of the Moritz College of Law’s reference librarians. Each ALR course is focused on a…
  • Mar 27

    Resources on Judge Neil Gorsuch’s Nomination to the Supreme Court

    Resources on Judge Neil Gorsuch’s Nomination to the Supreme Court
    <!--[if gte mso 9]> <![endif]-->The Republican leadership in the United States Senate hopes to confirm Judge Neil Gorsuch’s nomination to the Supreme Court before the Senate’s April recess. Before that happens, you can…
Rank this Week: 543

Legal Research Plus

Legal Research Plus

By Paul Lomio, Erika V. Wayne, Kate, Wilko and George Wilson. The authors are law librarians and advanced legal research instructors at Stanford Law School.

http://legalresearchplus.com
Rank this Week: 591

Jurisdynamics

Jurisdynamics

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

http://jurisdynamics.blogspot.com/
  • Dec 17

    Fables of the Reconstruction: Human Emotion and Behavioral Heuristics in Environmental Economic

    Fables of the Reconstruction: Human Emotion and Behavioral Heuristics in Environmental Economic
    James Ming Chen, Fables of the Reconstruction: Human Emotion and Behavioral Heuristics in Environmental Economics, available at http://ssrn.com/abstract=2705196 or http://bit.ly/FablesReconstruction: Environmental economics provides an…
  • Nov 3

    Momentary Lapses of Reason: The Psychophysics of Law and Behavior

    Momentary Lapses of Reason: The Psychophysics of Law and Behavior
    James Ming Chen, Momentary Lapses of Reason: The Psychophysics of Law and Behavior, available at http://ssrn.com/abstract=2683557 or http://bit.ly/MomentaryLapses: The conventional capital asset pricing model (CAPM) remains the preferred…
  • Aug 29

    Law on the market

    Law on the market
    Daniel Martin Katz, Michael James Bommarito, Tyler Soellinger & James Ming Chen, Law on the Market? Evaluating the Securities Market Impact of Supreme Court Decisions, available at http://ssrn.com/abstract=2649726 or…
Rank this Week: 526

Law Librarians

Law Librarians

By Mark Giangrande and Joe Hodnicki.

http://llb2.com/
  • Apr 28

    Interest in pending federal legislation grows as web traffic soars on Congress.gov

    Interest in pending federal legislation grows as web traffic soars on Congress.gov
    Data analytics reveals that Congress.gov has seen record-breaking traffic since January 2017 according to Andrew Weber’s In Custodia Legis post, Reaching a Web Traffic Milestone on Congress.gov. Weber writes Besides the large increases…
  • Apr 28

    GPO launches Federal Publishing Council to reflect all aspects of federal publishing

    GPO launches Federal Publishing Council to reflect all aspects of federal publishing
    The GPO has created the Federal Publishing Council to advise the GPO on the latest publishing and printing trends. According to the Apr. 26, 2017 press release: The goals of the Federal Publishing Council will include: Develop recommendations…
  • Apr 28

    An alum’s requiem for Whitter Law School

    An alum’s requiem for Whitter Law School
    On Above the Law, Jill Switzer, a Whitter Law School alum who has been an active member of the State Bar of California for 40 years, writes what she describes as “a very personal memorial to a school that had really died some years ago,…
Rank this Week: 617

Legal Research is EASY

Legal Research is EASY

Covers basic legal research. By Bret Christensen.

http://legalresearchiseasy.blogspot.com/
  • Apr 24

    Show me the money!

    Show me the money!
    The other day, this guy comes into the law library happy as a clam.  Seems he had filed a civil action and, subsequently, won a judgment against his arch enemy (his ex-muther-in-law) and was now looking to collect on the judgment. See,…
  • Apr 19

    Smells Fishy

    Smells Fishy
    Did you know that fresh fish is not supposed to smell like fish?  Counter intuitive, I know. It should come to no surprise, then, that if fish smells fishy, it's not fresh. More to the point, if anything smells "fishy," odds are…
  • Apr 17

    SPOILER ALERT

    SPOILER ALERT
    I have a confession.  I have not always been an information god.  Yes, yes, shock as that may be to some of my fans but I have not always been the dashing hunk of a Librarian you now "see" before you.  It was a long and arduous…
Rank this Week: 674

CT Judicial Law Libraries' NewsLog

CT Judicial Law Libraries' NewsLog

Covers recent legal developments, legal practice tools, and law library resources in Connecticut.

http://ersa.jud.ct.gov/lawlibnews/Lists/Posts/AllPosts.aspx
  • Nov 25

    History of Thanksgiving Proclamation

    History of Thanksgiving Proclamation
    Category: Legal History Body: For a brief history of Thanksgiving presidential proclamations and congressional resolutions beginning with the first Federal Congress, see the following National Archives web page: Congress Establishes…
  • Nov 23

    Administrative Appeal Supreme Court Opinion - 11/23/2015

    Administrative Appeal Supreme Court Opinion - 11/23/2015
    Category: Recent Decisions;Administrative Appeals Opinions Body: SC19458 - Cales v. Office of Victim Services ("The plaintiffs...appeal from the judgment of the trial court dismissing their appeal from the decision of a Victim Compensation…
  • Nov 23

    Family Law Appellate Court Opinions - 11/23/2015

    Family Law Appellate Court Opinions - 11/23/2015
    Category: Recent Decisions;Family Opinions Body: AC37980 - O’Brien v. O’Brien ("The dispositive issue raised by the plaintiff in the present appeal is whether, after remand, the court improperly skewed its equitable distribution…
Rank this Week: 687

Virtual Library Cat's Eye View

Virtual Library Cat's Eye View

Features news and views from Ernester, the Hofstra School of Law Deane Law Library Virtual Cat.

http://deanelawlibrary.blogspot.com/
  • Oct 2

    Farewell

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

    Constitutional Protections For Mobile Phone Pass Codes?

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

    New CRS Report: Dark Web

    New CRS Report: Dark Web
    You have probably heard of the Deep Web, but how much do you know about the Dark Web?  Discover more about the dark web in Kristin Finklea's CRS Report entitled - you've guessed it - Dark Web.  "This report illuminates information…
Rank this Week: 726

WisBlawg

WisBlawg

Covers legal research and Internet news & information with an emphasis on Wisconsin. From the University of Wisconsin Law Library and librarian Bonnie Shucha.

http://www.law.wisc.edu/blogs/wisblawg/
  • Jan 6

    UW Law Library Website and WisBlawg Redesign

    UW Law Library Website and WisBlawg Redesign
    Within the next week, the UW Law Library will be introducing a new website redesign. The new site features a slimmed-down look and a more user friendly design - we hope! Here's a sneak preview. In conjunction with the new library…
  • Dec 10

    Mobile Legal Dictionarie

    Mobile Legal Dictionarie
    Looking for a legal dictionary for your mobile device? Law Technology News has a good review of apps for both the legal professional and the non-lawyer. Apps are available in both iOS and Android and range from free to $55. Here's a sneak…
  • Nov 6

    Water Law in Wisconsin

    Water Law in Wisconsin
    My colleague, Jenny Zook, has written a great piece on Water Law in Wisconsin for the latest Inside Track from the State Bar of Wisconsin. Here's the abstract:The Great Lakes Region, at about 20 percent the world's surface fresh water,…
Rank this Week: 751

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: 657

Massachusetts Law Updates

Massachusetts Law Updates

From the Massachusetts Trial Court Law Libraries

http://masslawlib.blogspot.com/
  • Nov 29

    New SJC Rule Will Require Professionalism Course

    New SJC Rule Will Require Professionalism Course
    The SJC has issued new Rule 3:16: Practicing with Professionalism Course for New Lawyers. This rule is not effective until September 1, 2013, and applies only to attorneys admitted to the bar on or after that date.
  • Nov 29

    SJC Rules on Segregated Confinement

    SJC Rules on Segregated Confinement
    In LaChance v. Commissioner of Correction, decided November 27, the SJC concluded that more procedural safeguards are required for inmates being held in segregated confinement for a significant period of time. The court said, in part:
  • Nov 28

    PIRG'S 2012 Trouble in Toyland toy safety report.

    PIRG'S 2012 Trouble in Toyland toy safety report.
    http://bit.ly/WuyUky
Rank this Week: 663

Dewey B Strategic

Dewey B Strategic

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

http://deweybstrategic.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 771

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
  • Apr 26

    PlumX for Altmetrics on Scholarly Impact

    PlumX for Altmetrics on Scholarly Impact
    Previously, I discussed the problem with impact factor in law and the seemingly insurmountable task of creating a meaningful impact factor.But as any good law librarian would do, we always try to "make it happen." To that end, I recently ran…
  • Apr 19

    Law Librarians Who (Know) Code

    Law Librarians Who (Know) Code
    At a recent talk, it was recommended that law librarians learn enough about coding to understand how coding intersects with the organization and retrieval of information. To ensure that our systems function properly, we should all, at…
  • Apr 12

    "Excuse Me, Can I Have a Turn?" Female SCOTUS Justices Heavily Interrupted

    &quot;Excuse Me, Can I Have a Turn?&quot; Female SCOTUS Justices Heavily Interrupted
    The Harvard Business Review recently released an enlightening new article about the speech patterns during SCOTUS oral arguments.According to the article, a new empirical study shows that the male justices interrupt the female justices…
Rank this Week: 982

Mendik Matters

Mendik Matters

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

http://www.mendikmatters.org/
  • Apr 26

    Digital Study Aid

    Digital Study Aid
    With finals approaching, your thoughts may be turning to study aids. If you’re interested in digital versions, you’re in luck. Our LexisNexis Digital Library, a collection of eBooks that you can check out and read on your…
  • Apr 24

    Food for Fine

    Food for Fine
    If you are graduating this year and you owe any library fines, here’s a chance to save some money and do some good.  For every can or unopened package of food (no glass!) you donate at the Circulation Desk, the Library will reduce…
  • Apr 18

    Celebrate Earth Day!

    Celebrate Earth Day!
    Saturday April 22, 2017 is Earth Day. This year’s Earth Day Network campaign focuses on environmental and climate literacy but their Billion Acts of Green campaign, which has already reached more than 2,023,369,565 Acts of Green (with a…
Rank this Week: 800

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/
  • Apr 20

    Our Law Day Event is Coming Up – Save the Date!

    Our Law Day Event is Coming Up – Save the Date!
    Be aware that our annual Law Day CLE event is coming up, which you will want to attend.  The theme of this year’s ABA-inspired event is “The Fourteenth Amendment – Transforming American…
  • Apr 12

    This Week is National Library Week!

    This Week is National Library Week!
    This week the Ramsey County Law Library joins with libraries all across the nation in celebrating National Library Week. The purpose of this event is to celebrate the contributions of libraries and librarians everywhere, as well as to…
  • Apr 4

    You May Have Heard of These Other “Second Chances”

    You May Have Heard of These Other “Second Chances”
    We are proud of our local involvement with local criminal expungement resources, but expungement is not the last word in ”second chances.” For instance, you may have recently watched HBO’s Rock and a Hard…
Rank this Week: 811

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
  • Mar 31

    LegalBoard, the Keyboard for Lawyers, In Practice

    LegalBoard, the Keyboard for Lawyers, In Practice
    LegalBoard, the Keyboard for Lawyers, In Practice By Jennifer Ellis, Esq. When I became aware of a keyboard made specifically for lawyers, I found myself interested. I didn't think too much about it for the lawyers at my firm, Lowenthal…
  • Mar 31

    LegalBoard, the Keyboard for Lawyers, In Practice

    LegalBoard, the Keyboard for Lawyers, In Practice
    LegalBoard, the Keyboard for Lawyers, In Practice By Jennifer Ellis, Esq. When I became aware of a keyboard made specifically for lawyers, I found myself interested. I didn't think too much about it for the lawyers at my firm, Lowenthal…
  • Mar 27

    USB Device Promises Unlimited Storage

    USB Device Promises Unlimited Storage
    The annual Consumer Electronics Show is filled with new and proposed products that will fill the shelves of your local electronics shop (or online store) in the next six to 12 months. Some are amazing; some are visionary; some are outlandish;…
Rank this Week: 954

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
Rank this Week: 1009

Trial Ad Notes

Trial Ad Notes

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

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

    National Academies reports - Growth of Incarceration

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

    Evidence-Based Practice in Criminal Defense

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

    Conviction Reversed Because Expert Testimony re Eyewitness ID Excluded

    Conviction Reversed Because Expert Testimony re Eyewitness ID Excluded
    Interesting case from New York: Joel Stashenko, Conviction Reversed as Expert Barred from Testifying, N.Y.L.J., April 3, 2015.The case is People v. McCullough, 11-01614 (N.Y. Sup. Ct., App. Div. March 27, 2015), link to court website
Rank this Week: 930

Library Boy

Library Boy

Features legal research news. By Michel-Adrien Sheppard.

http://micheladrien.blogspot.com/
  • Apr 29

    2017 Annual Course of the International Association of Law Libraries in Atlanta

    2017 Annual Course of the International Association of Law Libraries in Atlanta
    The International Association of Law Libraries will be holding its 36th Annual Course on International Law and Legal Information in Atlanta, Georgia from October 22 to 26, 2017: "The theme of this year’s annual course is Civil Rights,…
  • Apr 27

    Origins of ‘Peace, Order and Good Government’ in the Canadian Constitution

    Origins of ‘Peace, Order and Good Government’ in the Canadian Constitution
    The Library of Parliament blog HillNotes has published a post about The Origins of ‘Peace, Order and Good Government’, an expression from the Constitution Act, 1867 that should be well-known to Canadian law librarians. But…
  • Apr 26

    Internet Archive Wins Webby Lifetime Achievement Award

    Internet Archive Wins Webby Lifetime Achievement Award
    The non-profit Internet Archive, that has harvested and preserved billions of web pages and made them available for free, has been awarded a Webby Lifetime Achievement Award by the International Academy of Digital Arts and Sciences.The Award…
Rank this Week: 1429

ThomChat

ThomChat

Thomas Jefferson School of Law Library Blog

http://tjsllibrary.wordpress.com
  • Apr 27

    Law Day 2017

    Law Day 2017
    The library will celebrate Law Day on Monday, May 1, 2017. Please stop by the 4th Floor circulation desk for some cake and coffee at 2:30 p.m. while you peruse the Law Day book display! As part of Law Day, … Continue reading →
  • Apr 13

    Happy Birthday to Thomas Jefferson!

    Happy Birthday to Thomas Jefferson!
    Please stop by the 4th floor library tomorrow, April 14, 2017 at 2 p.m. to celebrate Thomas Jefferson’s birthday with cake and coffee. Don’t forget to give a birthday present to yourself! Complete the annual library…
  • Apr 12

    What is your librarian an expert in?

    What is your librarian an expert in?
    Happy National Library Week! Stop by the 4th Floor Circulation desk this week and tell us what your librarian is an expert in. You will be entered into a drawing for a movie night package prize! Please do not forget to … Continue…
Rank this Week: 1071