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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/
  • Mar 4

    Blakesley v Secretary of State for Work and Pensions – WLR Daily

    Blakesley v Secretary of State for Work and Pensions – WLR Daily
    Blakesley v Secretary of State for Work and Pensions [2015] EWCA Civ 141; [2015] WLR (D) 96 ‘The Government was not obliged to make lump sum payments to successful applicants for asylum representing the difference between the support…
  • Mar 4

    AMT Futures Ltd v Marzillier, Dr Meier & Dr Gunter Rechtanswaltsgesellschaft mbH – WLR Daily

    AMT Futures Ltd v Marzillier, Dr Meier & Dr Gunter Rechtanswaltsgesellschaft mbH – WLR Daily
    AMT Futures Ltd v Marzillier, Dr Meier & Dr Gunter Rechtanswaltsgesellschaft mbH [2015] EWCA Civ 143; [2015] WLR (D) 95 ‘A tortious claim for inducement of breach of a contractual term providing for exclusive jurisdiction of the…
  • Mar 4

    JSC Mezhdunarodniy Promyshlenniy Bank and another v Pugachev – WLR Daily

    JSC Mezhdunarodniy Promyshlenniy Bank and another v Pugachev – WLR Daily
    JSC Mezhdunarodniy Promyshlenniy Bank and another v Pugachev [2015] EWCA Civ 139; [2015] WLR (D) 94 ‘Under the terms of a freezing order the court had jurisdiction to order a member of a class of beneficiaries under a discretionary…
Rank this Week: 5

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
  • Mar 4

    UNPUBLISHED OPINION: State v. Reeve

    UNPUBLISHED OPINION: State v. Reeve
    The Montana Supreme Court has issued an Unpublished Opinion in the following matter: CRIMINAL – DANGEROUS DRUGS DA 14-0252, 2015 MT 74N, STATE OF MONTANA, Plaintiff and Appellee, v. DEAN ANTHONY REEVES, Defendant and Appellant.
  • Mar 4

    UNPUBLISHED OPINION: Matter of X.V.H.

    UNPUBLISHED OPINION: Matter of X.V.H.
    The Montana Supreme Court has issued an Unpublished Opinion in the following matter: CRIMINAL – JUVENILE DA 13-0858, 2015 MT 73N, IN THE MATTER OF: X.V.H., A Youth.
  • Mar 4

    UNPUBLISHED OPINION: State v. Adam

    UNPUBLISHED OPINION: State v. Adam
    The Montana Supreme Court has issued an Unpublished Opinion in the following matter: CRIMINAL – DUI-FELONY DA 13-0047, 2015 MT 72N, STATE OF MONTANA, Plaintiff and Appellee, v. ROY VINCENT ADAMS, Defendant and Appellant.
Rank this Week: 27

beSpacific

beSpacific

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

http://www.bespacific.com/
  • Mar 3

    U.S. Bicycling Participation Benchmarking Report

    U.S. Bicycling Participation Benchmarking Report
    “When PeopleForBikes launched 16 years ago as Bikes Belong, we established the mission of “getting more people riding bikes, more often.” This goal remains central in all of our work today. As we’ve grown, and as…
  • Mar 3

    IMF Releases Updated Guidelines for Compiling Fiscal Statistic

    IMF Releases Updated Guidelines for Compiling Fiscal Statistic
    “The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has released today the Government Finance Statistics Manual 2014 (GFSM 2014), providing updated international guidance for the compilation, reporting, and analytical use of government finance…
  • Mar 3

    Justice Department Criminal Charges Against David Petraeu

    Justice Department Criminal Charges Against David Petraeu
    “Justice Department Spokesman Marc Raimondi released the following statement Tuesday: “Three documents – a criminal Information, a plea agreement, and a statement of facts – were filed today in the United States…
Rank this Week: 37

Slaw

Slaw

A Canadian cooperative weblog on all things legal.

http://www.slaw.ca
  • Mar 4

    Is a Typed Name on an Email a Valid Signature?

    Is a Typed Name on an Email a Valid Signature?
    Both Canadian law and American law, through their uniform e-transactions statutes, give a wide definition to ‘electronic signature’ – being essentially any information in electronic form in or associated with a document with…
  • Mar 4

    March Is Fraud Prevention Month – Let’s Be Careful Out There

    March Is Fraud Prevention Month – Let’s Be Careful Out There
    Let’s be careful out there.  We have all received fraudulent emails or phone calls. To reduce the chances of being a victim, here is a Global News article on the Top 10 scams to watch out for this Fraud Prevention Month, and Tips…
  • Mar 4

    One Step Short of Disbarment

    One Step Short of Disbarment
    “Just what does it take to get disbarred?” That’s been one of the conversations ongoing this week with law students at Legal Help Centre. At Legal Help Centre, we provide experiential learning for law students and…
Rank this Week: 49

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
  • Mar 3

    Conference & CFP: Law and Culture–London, UK

    Conference & CFP: Law and Culture–London, UK
    The Centre for Law and Culture at St. Mary’s University, Twickenham will be hosting its 2015 conference on September 10-11, 2016. The Centre will accept submissions for the conference no...
  • Mar 3

    International Competition Law Forum–St. Gallen, Switzerland

    International Competition Law Forum–St. Gallen, Switzerland
    The 22nd International Competition Law Forum will be taking place on April 23-24, 2015 in St. Gallen, Switzerland. Please visit the the Forum’s website and see the St.Gallen-ICF-Flyer for more information...
  • Mar 3

    CFP: Journal of Law and Criminal Justice

    CFP: Journal of Law and Criminal Justice
    The Journal of Law and Criminal Justice is accepting article submissions in the areas of socio-legal studies and the psychology of law, criminology and social justice studies.  The deadline for...
Rank this Week: 52

Legal Informatics Blog

Legal Informatics Blog

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

http://legalinformatics.wordpress.com
  • Mar 1

    Pausing

    Pausing
    There will be a temporary halt to new posts at Legal Informatics Blog until summer 2015, so that I can finish my dissertation. Many thanks for reading, and we’ll see you in a few months.Filed under: Algorithm
  • Feb 25

    Land: Participatory Fact-Finding: Developing New Directions for Human Rights Investigations Through New Technologie

    Land: Participatory Fact-Finding: Developing New Directions for Human Rights Investigations Through New Technologie
    Molly K. Land of the University of Connecticut has posted Participatory Fact-Finding: Developing New Directions for Human Rights Investigations Through New Technologies, forthcoming in The Future of Human Rights Fact-Finding (Philip Alston…
  • Feb 25

    Tech for Justice Hackathon+ Austin: Results, storify, links, and resource

    Tech for Justice Hackathon+ Austin: Results, storify, links, and resource
    Tech for Justice Hackathon+ Austin was held February 21-22, 2015 in Austin, Texas, USA. The event was organized by the Internet Bar Organization. Video describing the results and winners of the event is available at:…
Rank this Week: 115

Collection Development Blog

Collection Development Blog

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

http://obelix.lib.hku.hk/cdblog
  • Mar 4

    Law Journals – Table of contents (March, 2015)

    Law Journals – Table of contents (March, 2015)
    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…
  • Feb 25

    ProQuest upcoming maintenance on March 1, 2015

    ProQuest upcoming maintenance on March 1, 2015
    On March 1, 2015, ProQuest will be upgrading its systems infrastructure to improve performance, security, and overall reliability of the products. The window is scheduled to begin at 11 AM and will last for five  hours. During…
  • Feb 23

    United Nations human rights jurisprudence database launched

    United Nations human rights jurisprudence database launched
    The UN Human Rights Office has recently launched a major online database of Treaty Bodies’ case law, which is known as Jurisprudence, http://juris.ohchr.org. It forms as a starting resource of the human rights recommendations and…
Rank this Week: 124

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: 125

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: 133

Library Stuff

Library Stuff

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

http://www.librarystuff.net
  • Mar 3

    Coming soon to your local library: guns?

    Coming soon to your local library: guns?
    “Will the fourth time be a charm? The Arizona Legislature appears headed once again to passing a bill that would allow Arizonans to carry concealed weapons into public buildings. Undaunted by Gov. Jan Brewer’s three – count…
  • Mar 3

    [Yale] Library acquires 2,700 VHS tape

    [Yale] Library acquires 2,700 VHS tape
    “Roughly 2,700 VHS tapes featuring titles like “Silent Night, Deadly Night,” “Toxic Zombies” and “Buried Alive” arrived at Sterling Memorial Library last week. Yale has become the first institution in…
  • Mar 3

    Librarians say access management essential but needs improvement

    Librarians say access management essential but needs improvement
    “OpenAthens, provider of software that helps libraries connect their users to online subscription content, has shared key findings from its recent research into librarians’ experience and perceptions of identity and access…
Rank this Week: 157

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
  • Dec 10

    All School Meeting Address: Winter Welcome 2014 and Discussions in the Wake of Ferguson

    All School Meeting Address: Winter Welcome 2014 and Discussions in the Wake of Ferguson
    Good morning, Andover! Over the Thanksgiving break, I wrote to you all an email, asking that you take some time to understand what was happening in Ferguson, Missouri.  A few members of the community — a student and a parent,…
  • Oct 5

    Head of School Bookshelf: The Innovators Edition

    Head of School Bookshelf: The Innovators Edition
    On October 17, 2014, we are launching the Andover Institute at Phillips Academy.  The Institute will be a hub for innovation at PA, where our students, faculty, and others come together to explore new ideas in teaching and learning at…
  • Oct 3

    Around Andover: Dean of Studie

    Around Andover: Dean of Studie
    Originally posted on Paul Murphy:I am pleased to present a quick interview with Trish Russell, Andover’s Dean of Studies. She oversees the academic program, advising, scheduling and the registrars office. She also works closely with the…
Rank this Week: 178

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: 197

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
  • Mar 4

    Women in History: Elected Representative

    Women in History: Elected Representative
    In celebration of Women’s History Month and International Women’s Day (March 8) we thought we’d try something a bit different for the blog. We asked the foreign law specialists, analysts, and interns at the Law Library of…
  • Mar 3

    Women in History: Voting Right

    Women in History: Voting Right
    In celebration of Women’s History Month and International Women’s Day (March 8) we thought we’d try something a bit different for the blog. We asked the foreign law specialists, analysts, and interns at the Law Library of…
  • Mar 2

    FALQs: Israel’s Upcoming 2015 General Election

    FALQs: Israel’s Upcoming 2015 General Election
    Israel’s next general election is scheduled for March 17, 2015, just a little over two years since the prior election that took place on January 22, 2013. According to Basic Law: the Knesset, elections to the Knesset (Israel’s…
Rank this Week: 206

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 27

    BYU Law #38 in Alums to Partner

    BYU Law #38 in Alums to Partner
    BYU Law School was recently ranked #38 in the National Law Journal’s ranking of associates promoted to partner in 2014 (BYU Law School affiliation required for this link).  These rankings were part of NLJ’s 2015 Go-To Law…
  • Feb 26

    Greenwire

    Greenwire
    The Law Library has recently acquired access to EnergyWire, ClimateWire, Environment & Energy Daily ( E&E Daily), GreenWire and E&E News PM for the BYU Law School community. Each of these sources provide objective, timely and…
  • Feb 26

    New database: AILALink

    New database: AILALink
    Immigration is one of the most significant hot button issues in the U.S. today as interested parties engage in heated debate regarding appropriate avenues of reform. The Law Library has recently acquired access to AILALink, a research…
Rank this Week: 230

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 18

    Sources For Statistical Data

    Sources For Statistical Data
    Lillian Goldman Law Library Research Skills Series Sources For Statistical Data February 25th / YLS room 128 @3:10PM This workshop will showcase commonly used sources of federal government and private industry data.   Covered…
  • Feb 16

    Library Tip: ExpressO Law Review Submission Service

    Library Tip: ExpressO Law Review Submission Service
    ExpressO is a law review submission service of bepress (Berkeley Electronic Press) by which scholars may manage and track paper submissions to multiple journals. The great majority of law reviews accept submissions either through ExpressO or…
  • Feb 13

    Historical Research into Words and Phrase

    Historical Research into Words and Phrase
    Lillian Goldman Law Library Research Skills Series Join Yale Law Librarian: Fred Shapiro For a Workshop on: Historical Research into Words and Phrases February 18th / 3:10 – 4 PM / YLS Room 128 At times lawyers and legal scholars need…
Rank this Week: 295

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…
  • Mar 26

    The Jury Expert Has a New Look

    The Jury Expert Has a New Look
    The people at The Jury Expert are excited about moving to a new platrorm, Wordpress, where they can incorporate a new look and possibly some new features as well. Below is their e-mail announcing the change and providing links so you can see…
Rank this Week: 316

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
  • Feb 26

    Position Announcement: JD/MLS/A2J Public Services Attorney (Seattle, WA)

    Position Announcement: JD/MLS/A2J Public Services Attorney (Seattle, WA)
    King County (Seattle, Washington) Law Library: Position Announcement: Public Services Attorney (link to full job description) Excerpt: “The Public Law Library of King County is proud to announce a new full-time, benefit position of…
  • Feb 26

    Marion County (Oregon) Law Library Volunteer Position

    Marion County (Oregon) Law Library Volunteer Position
    Interested in finding out if you like being or working in law libraries? Curious about how law libraries are different from other types of libraries? Willing to shelve and shift books? Visit the Marion County Volunteer Opportunities webpage…
  • Feb 24

    Save That Webpage to the Internet Archive!

    Save That Webpage to the Internet Archive!
    It’s easy! Visit the Internet Archive. Click on Web. Enter the URL you want saved into the “Save Page Now” box. Voila! For example, I linked in a previous blog post to this article: “Never trust a corporation to do…
Rank this Week: 339

Guilford Centre Weblog

Guilford Centre Weblog

Features library news and information. From the College of Law of England and Wales.

http://guildfordlibrary.wordpress.com
  • Dec 9

    The Justice Gap

    The Justice Gap
    Winner of the 2013 prestigious inaugural Halsbury’s legal awards, The Justice Gap is an on-line magazine  about justice and the law. Written and edited by legal journalists, Jon Robbins, Brian Thornton and Mary-Rachel McCabe,…
  • Dec 9

    The impact of legal aid reform

    The impact of legal aid reform
    Last week, Chief Economist to the Citizens Advice Bureau, Hugh Stickland gave evidence to the Public Accounts Committee on the impact of the legal aid reforms – read his blog here
  • Dec 2

    Open University Day – Saturday 6th December

    Open University Day – Saturday 6th December
    This Saturday, 6th December, ULaw Guildford will be hosting a Study Day for 1st year OU law students. OU students will be in the library from 11.30 – 12.45 pm and again from 2.30 – 4 pm. OU students will also be using IT room 216…
Rank this Week: 340

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
  • Mar 4

    Puzzles: Wedded bliss in the scrap heap

    Puzzles: Wedded bliss in the scrap heap
    Forget little bottles of bubbles or bags of candy, couples getting married in early-modern Germany printed books to celebrate the wedding.
  • Feb 11

    Welcome to our 2015 Rare Book Fellow!

    Welcome to our 2015 Rare Book Fellow!
    The Lillian Goldman Law Library welcomes Anna Franz as its 2015 Rare Book Fellow. Anna is our second Rare Book Fellow. She earned a Master’s in Library & Information Science from Wayne State University. She has a Ph.D. and M.A. in…
  • Jan 23

    Exhibit talk: "Murder and Women in 19th-Century America"

    Exhibit talk: "Murder and Women in 19th-Century America"
    “Murder and Women in 19th-Century America: Trial Accounts in the Yale Law Library” An exhibition talk by MIKE & EMMA WIDENER, curators Friday, January 30 11:00am – 12:00pm Room 122, Yale Law School 127 Wall Street, New…
Rank this Week: 348

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/
  • Mar 4

    Browse Examples and Explanation Series Study Aid

    Browse Examples and Explanation Series Study Aid
    Check out our recently updated album of Examples and Explanations study aids on Facebook. We have civil procedure, property, evidence, criminal law, legislation and more from this popular study series. You can find copies in AO66 & in the…
  • Mar 4

    Use Folders When Doing Electronic Legal Research

    Use Folders When Doing Electronic Legal Research
    Did you know you can use folders to organize and share your legal research on Lexis Advance, WestlawNext and Bloomberg Law? In Bloomberg, they are called “Workspaces” and can be found at the top and middle of your Bloomberg page.…
  • Mar 3

    2015 Selma Moidel Smith Law Student Writing Competition

    2015 Selma Moidel Smith Law Student Writing Competition
    The National Association of Women Lawyers (“NAWL”) is a national organization devoted to promoting the interests and progress of women lawyers and women’s legal rights. NAWL has established the annual Selma Moidel Smith Law…
Rank this Week: 413

Law Library of Congress: Global…

Law Library of Congress: Global Legal Monitor

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

http://www.loc.gov/law/
  • Nov 19

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

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

    France: Approval of Same-Sex Marriage Draft Law

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

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

    Egypt: Government Decides to Postpone Implementation of Real Property Tax Law
    Taxation - On November 4, 2012, Egypt's Ministry of Finance decided to postpone the implementation of the real property tax law (Law 196-2008 of June 23, 2008) until January... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers…
Rank this Week: 411

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
  • Mar 2

    Property Law Appellate Court Opinion - 3/2/2015

    Property Law Appellate Court Opinion - 3/2/2015
    Category: Recent Decisions;Property Law Opinions Body: AC35471 - Saggese v. Beazley Co. Realtors ("This fraudulent nondisclosure appeal arises out of claims made by the plaintiff purchaser of shoreline real property against the defendant…
  • Mar 2

    Appellate Court Opinion - 3/2/2015

    Appellate Court Opinion - 3/2/2015
    Category: Recent Decisions Body: AC36647 - Harnage v. Torres ("PER CURIAM. In this appeal, the self-represented plaintiff...claims that the trial court, Cosgrove, J., improperly granted the motion for summary judgment filed by the…
  • Mar 2

    Administrative Appeal Appellate Court Opinion - 3/2/2015

    Administrative Appeal Appellate Court Opinion - 3/2/2015
    Category: Recent Decisions;Administrative Appeals Opinions Body: AC35878 - Conee v. Dept. of Social Services (Administrative appeal; "The plaintiff . . . appeals from the judgment of the trial court dismissing his appeal from the decision…
Rank this Week: 428

The Gavel

The Gavel

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

http://law.okcu.edu/?cat=19
  • 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…
  • Feb 6

    Black History Month: Law School Event

    Black History Month: Law School Event
    February 1 marked the beginning of Black History Month in the United States. The theme for 2015 is “A Century of Black Life, History, and Culture” (http://asalh100.org/black-history-themes/2015-theme/). The Oklahoma City…
  • Jan 30

    “Know Your Rights 101″ Public Forum

    “Know Your Rights 101″ Public Forum
    The Oklahoma City University School of Law and Zeta Phi Beta Sorority hosted a public forum on Saturday,  January 24, 2015 on citizens’ rights during police interactions. The Oklahoman ran a story on the “Know Your Rights…
Rank this Week: 426

TMLL Library News

TMLL Library News

Covers current affairs, legal research, statutes and weblogs. From the Thurgood Marshall Law Library at the University of Maryland School of Law.

http://umlaw.typepad.com/tmll_news/
  • Mar 1

    Library Closing at 6:00pm on 3/1

    Library Closing at 6:00pm on 3/1
    Due to the icy road conditions the Thurgood Marshall Law Library will close at 6:00pm on Sunday, March 1st instead of its regular time of 10:00 pm. The User Services Desk will be staffed while the Library is open. Please note that the…
  • Feb 25

    Oxford's U.S. Constitutional Law Database

    Oxford's U.S. Constitutional Law Database
    We are very excited to add the new Oxford University Press electronic resource U.S. Constitutional Law to our suite of databases available via Research Port on the library website. Designed as a comprehensive platform covering American…
  • Feb 20

    Library Closing at 4:00 on 2/21

    Library Closing at 4:00 on 2/21
    Due to the impending inclement weather, the Thurgood Marshall Law Library will close at 4:00pm on Saturday, February 21, 2015 instead of its regular time of 8:00 pm. The User Services Desk will be staffed while the Library is open. Please…
Rank this Week: 488

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/
  • Feb 2

    Innocence Movement: Free Online Course / Video Serie

    Innocence Movement: Free Online Course / Video Serie
    The University of Illinois Springfield offers a free online course on the Innocence Movement beginning today, Feb. 2, 2015. You can register online at: http://uis.coursesites.com (Click on this link, then click the name of the course, The…
  • Dec 5

    More Follow-up to #Ferguson Forum

    More Follow-up to #Ferguson Forum
    During the forum on Tuesday, there was discussion about why Darren Wilson was not interviewed for a few days after shooting Michael Brown. Former U.S. Attorney Jenny Durkan said that many police unions have negotiated a term in their…
  • Dec 4

    Capital Punishment: Race, Poverty, & Disadvantage—Free Online Course

    Capital Punishment: Race, Poverty, & Disadvantage—Free Online Course
    Stephen Bright is president and senior counsel at the Southern Center for Human Rights, a public interest law program that deals with human rights in the criminal justice and prison systems. He has also been a visiting lecturer or fellow at…
Rank this Week: 484

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/
  • Mar 3

    Cybersecurity Law: An Emerging Field

    Cybersecurity Law: An Emerging Field
    With the news full of hackers invading corporate networks and massive breaches of consumer financial and other information, it is no surprise that cybersecurity law is coming into its own as a legal field at the juncture of law and…
  • Feb 27

    Tribute to Prof. Monroe Freedman

    Tribute to Prof. Monroe Freedman
    My favorite Monroe story:In addition to his legion of accomplishments and contributions to the legal community, Monroe had a delightful sense of humor.  He provided what is still my all-time favorite Reference question.  He wanted…
  • Feb 25

    Congress.gov Legislative Email Alert

    Congress.gov Legislative Email Alert
    Congress.gov now offers email alerts!Congress.gov is the official website for U.S. federal legislative information. The site provides access to accurate, timely, and complete legislative information for Members of Congress, legislative…
Rank this Week: 499

Jenkins Law Library Blog

Jenkins Law Library Blog

Covers technology and legal research.

https://www.jenkinslaw.org/blog
  • Mar 3

    Congress.gov Now Offers Email Tracking

    Congress.gov Now Offers Email Tracking
    Recently, the Library of Congress announced that users can set email tracking at congress.gov. According to the LOC: “Users can elect to receive email alerts for tracking: A specific bill in the current Congress: Receive an email when…
  • Feb 26

    Jenkins On Your Desktop: ABA Law Library Collection Periodicals on HeinOnline

    Jenkins On Your Desktop: ABA Law Library Collection Periodicals on HeinOnline
    Check out the new ABA Law Library Collection Periodicals on HeinOnline! This collection features over 90 ABA periodical titles, including 44 titles previously only available to ABA section members. Select titles are available as full color…
  • Feb 19

    Jenkins On Your Desktop: New! The Law of Lawyering, Fourth Edition

    Jenkins On Your Desktop: New! The Law of Lawyering, Fourth Edition
    Curious about the revisions and updated changes made in December’s release of the The Law of Lawyering, 4th ed.? The greatly expanded two-volume fourth edition of The Law of Lawyering is available on the Loislaw Treatise Library, a…
Rank this Week: 501

Lex Scripta

Lex Scripta

From the Dallas Association of Law Librarians.

http://dallnet.blogspot.com/
  • Nov 25

    Open Access Policy, Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation

    Open Access Policy, Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation
    http://www.gatesfoundation.org/How-We-Work/General-Information/Open-Access-PolicyOn January 1, 2015, the Open Access Policy of the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation will be effective for all new agreements. A two-year embargo will be in…
  • Aug 7

    Webinar - 5 Critical Attributes for Special Librarians to Evolve and Stay Relevant

    Webinar - 5 Critical Attributes for Special Librarians to Evolve and Stay Relevant
    Between Google circumventing in-depth research, dealing with budget constraints, understanding the changes driving customer behavior, and other challenges, librarians are facing a new world in which they must be adaptive.Join us Thursday,…
  • Jul 11

    Fastcase Hospitality Suite @ AALL14

    Fastcase Hospitality Suite @ AALL14
    Fastcase is happy again to sponsor and operate the PLL Hospitality Suite at AALL, for PLL members and friends at the annual meeting.  This year the location will be at The Ambassador Suite in Room 2032 of the Grand Hyatt Hotel. …
Rank this Week: 491

Scholarly Communications @ Duke

Scholarly Communications @ Duke

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

http://blogs.library.duke.edu/scholcomm/
  • Mar 2

    In the GSU case, the wheels keep turning

    In the GSU case, the wheels keep turning
    NB — An embarrassing correction — the motion discussed below was actually filed by the plaintiffs, the publishers, not by GSU.  So this does look very much like the publisher intent is to go forward with new proceedings in…
  • Feb 25

    Resistance is Futile

    Resistance is Futile
    This is a guest post by Jeff Kosokoff, the Head of Collection Strategy & Development for the Duke University Libraries. In an outstanding example of Buzzword Bingo, EBSCO’s Friday press release announcing their acquisition of YBP…
  • Feb 23

    Where does FERPA fit?

    Where does FERPA fit?
    When I wrote my last blog post about contract law and the issue of licensing student work for public distribution, several people asked me about FERPA, the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act.  Basically, the questions…
Rank this Week: 518

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: 528

Seattle University Law Library…

Seattle University Law Library INFO

Covers legal news, legal research and library news.

http://lawlibraryblog.seattleu.edu/
  • Mar 4

    Today in Legal History: Constitution Goes into Effect

    Today in Legal History: Constitution Goes into Effect
    The Constitutional Convention was the result of intense negotiation and compromise, although it is said that George Washington, who was president of the assembly, spent much of that time fishing. One of the central controversies was the form…
  • Mar 3

    The Rule Against Perpetuities explained?

    The Rule Against Perpetuities explained?
    Do you think the Rule Against Perpetuities is complicated? The rule is only a sentence or so but people have had difficulty interpreting it for more than a century. John Chipman Gray wrote an entire treatise on the rule. The 1915 edition has…
  • Feb 27

    Using Primo to Request Books from Summit and Interlibrary Loan

    Using Primo to Request Books from Summit and Interlibrary Loan
    When you run a search from the default search screen on Primo, our new library catalog, you may notice that some of the books or resources that appear in your result list are not available via the law library’s collection. You can still…
Rank this Week: 551

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/
  • Feb 5

    Legislation Email Alerts on Congress.gov

    Legislation Email Alerts on Congress.gov
    Email alerts are now available on Congress.gov. There are three different types of alerts in this initial release: Member of Congress, legislation, and the Congressional Record. Bill and member alerts were an often-requested feature on…
  • Dec 19

    Law in the Lives of Medieval Women: Beyond Magna Carta

    Law in the Lives of Medieval Women: Beyond Magna Carta
    Date: Wednesday, January 14, 2015 Time: 1:00 p.m. Location: Mumford Room (LM-649), Library of Congress, James Madison Building, 101 Independence Ave., S.E., Washington, D.C. Ruth Mazo Karras, professor and chair of the History Department at…
  • Dec 11

    Vote for In Custodia Legis in the ABA Journal Blawg 100

    Vote for In Custodia Legis in the ABA Journal Blawg 100
    The Law Library of Congress blog, In Custodia Legis, was included in this year's ABA Journal Blawg 100, as "one of the top 100 best blogs for a legal audience." Please take a minute to register (http://www.abajournal.com/register) and vote…
Rank this Week: 559

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: 550

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/
  • Mar 2

    Movin' On Up!

    Movin' On Up!
    The legal market consolidated a bit more today in Canada as DLAPiper LLP announced that Davis LLP will be joining the Swiss verein's North American arm as its newest member firm in April 2015.  The Am Law Daily, summed up the change in…
  • Feb 27

    RELX: Reed Elsevier, Lexis?? Wait... What??

    RELX: Reed Elsevier, Lexis?? Wait... What??
    Okay... it's Friday. It's snowing in Dallas, and it's a bit slow around the office. But, when I saw that Reed Elsevier was going to change its name to RELX, I thought maybe it was a joke to draw attention away from the black/blue vs.…
  • Feb 10

    The Profession is Doomed

    The Profession is Doomed
    Image [cc] slworking2 Recently I participated on a panel on the future of the profession for the National Conference of Bar Presidents and walked away thoroughly convinced the profession is doomed. For those of you unfamiliar with how bar…
Rank this Week: 598

MoreUs Law Library Blawg

MoreUs Law Library Blawg

Official blawg of the Arthur J. Morris Law Library at the University of Virginia School of Law.

http://uvalaw.typepad.com/library/
  • Feb 26

    The Constitute Project

    The Constitute Project
    Tunisia, Egypt, Fiji, Zimbabwe, Somalia, Libya, South Sudan and Hungary have all produced new constitutions in the past few years. Each of these constitutions arose in different political circumstances, but how, in general, does a nation…
  • Feb 21

    Mindfulness Meditations Break on Mondays and Wednesday

    Mindfulness Meditations Break on Mondays and Wednesday
    You’re welcome to 15-minute meditation breaks, every Monday at 3pm and Wednesday at noon in the Library’s Klaus Room (2nd floor). No prior meditation experience or registration required – just come on in, sit in a comfy easy…
  • Feb 17

    The Law Library Opens at 10am Today

    The Law Library Opens at 10am Today
Rank this Week: 587

Gallagher Blogs

Gallagher Blogs

Features library news and legal research tips. From the Marian Gould Gallagher Law Library of the University of Washington School of Law.

http://gallagherlawlibrary.blogspot.com/
  • Feb 26

    ProQuest Databases Unavailable on Saturday, Feb. 28

    ProQuest Databases Unavailable on Saturday, Feb. 28
    The UW Libraries subscribe to several useful databases from a company called ProQuest. Law students and other legal researchers might use:ProQuest CongressionalProQuest Dissertations & ThesesIndex IslamicusThese and other ProQuest…
  • Feb 26

    Writing Competitions for Law Student

    Writing Competitions for Law Student
    The George Washington University Law School has created a list of more than 150 legal writing competitions for students.  You can get more information and download the spreadsheet here.Hat tip: Legal Skills Prof Blog
  • Feb 20

    Voices from the Rwanda Tribunal

    Voices from the Rwanda Tribunal
    After the 1994 Rwandan genocide, the UN set up the International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda (ICTR). This historic tribunal delivered its last trial judgment in December 2012 and is now winding down its appellate work.In 2008,  a team…
Rank this Week: 615

Paul L. Boley Law Library

Paul L. Boley Law Library

Features library updates. From the Lewis & Clark Law School.

https://law.lclark.edu/library/
Rank this Week: 611

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/
  • Mar 4

    ProView, Westlaw's ebook platform, updated

    ProView, Westlaw's ebook platform, updated
    Thomson Reuters has announced that it is in the process of revamping their ProView ebook platform "in anticipation of further platform enancements that will launch later this year". Something to look forward to! 
  • Mar 3

    ACBA Pittsburgh Legal Journal

    ACBA Pittsburgh Legal Journal
    The Allegheny County Bar Association has put the biweekly Pittsburgh Legal Journal onto a members-only accessible site (including the past years, search box, and indexes). Even if you have a subscription, you cannot access it - you must be a…
  • Feb 23

    EBSCO buys Yankee Book Publishing and GOBI

    EBSCO buys Yankee Book Publishing and GOBI
    News from the library world: EBSCO Information Services has acquired Yankee Book Publishers (YBP) Library Services, including the GOBI (Global Online Bibliographic Information)  platform. YPB and GOBI are relied upon by academic…
Rank this Week: 637

Un blog pour l'information…

Un blog pour l'information juridique

By Emmanuel Barthe.

http://www.precisement.org/blog/
  • Mar 4

    Numérisation d'imprimés rares et anciens : méthodes, coût

    Numérisation d'imprimés rares et anciens : méthodes, coût
    NB : la pertinence des résultats de Google lors de mes recherches sur ce thème était moyenne, même en le "torturant". D'où la publication de cette liste. Ici, le truc qui consiste à lire les…
  • Mar 1

    INPI c/ Infogreffe : du nouveau

    INPI c/ Infogreffe : du nouveau
    Dans le feuilleton Greffes de commerce c/ Institut national de la propriété industrielle (INPI) (ou Infogreffe c/ RNCS/Euridile) , Le projet de loi Macron (dernière version adoptée) pour la croissance et…
  • Feb 26

    Informer et communiquer : 10 règles pour être en règle

    Informer et communiquer : 10 règles pour être en règle
    Je suis intervenu en clôture de la matinée d'étude "Le droit sans complexe" organisée par l'ADBS à la DILA ce jeudi 26 février 2015. Voici le "pitch" : comment respecter facilement et sans prise de…
Rank this Week: 641

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: 650

Legal Commentary on Proposition 8…

Legal Commentary on Proposition 8 and the Right to Marry

Articles and comments by attorneys and legal scholars, and related legal news. From Michael Ginsborg.

http://prop8legalcommentary.blogspot.com/
  • Oct 28

    Farewell

    Farewell
    In May, I decided that I would need a hiatus to prepare an article on a subject unrelated to this site. I have just completed my forthcoming article for law librarians, "Ending Our Conflicts of Interest to Protect Consumers of Legal…
  • May 22

    Hiatus from my usual schedule of blogging

    Hiatus from my usual schedule of blogging
    I regret that, for at least several weeks, I will lack time to update this site on a regular basis. I face two challenges. First, I expect to publish an article on a subject I have been thinking about for 20 years.
  • May 15

    Legal news this month

    Legal news this month
    Domestic partnership
Rank this Week: 639

Yale Law Library - Foreign and…

Yale Law Library - Foreign and International Blog

Covers international law, agreements and legal research resources.

http://library.law.yale.edu/blogs/foreign-international-blog
  • Nov 4

    New Exhibit: Judges, Judging and Judicial Lawmaking in International Law

    New Exhibit: Judges, Judging and Judicial Lawmaking in International Law
    A new exhibit showcasing a selection of representative works on international judicial lawmaking in the law library foreign and international law collection is now on display on L1 of the law library. The selections of works highlight the…
  • Oct 20

    Oxford Historical Treatie

    Oxford Historical Treatie
    The library has been given trial access to Oxford Historical Treaties until Friday, November 14th.
  • Sep 5

    New Exhibit: Stolen Art

    New Exhibit: Stolen Art
Rank this Week: 687

BarclayBlog

BarclayBlog

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

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

    Law Firm Hiring practices in the economic downturn

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

    Movin' On

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

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

    New Online Legal Magazine a "Refreshing Alternative" to Traditional Law Review
    The Legal Workshop is a new online legal journalthat seeks to disseminate legal scholarship to a broadaudience of readers. The new endeavor is produced bya consortium of academic law reviews: Stanford LawReview, New York University Law…
Rank this Week: 673

Library Boy

Library Boy

Features legal research news. By Michel-Adrien Sheppard.

http://micheladrien.blogspot.com/
  • Mar 4

    Supreme Court of Canada: New Library Titles February 2015

    Supreme Court of Canada: New Library Titles February 2015
    The list of new library titles added to the Supreme Court of Canada collection for the month of February 2015 is now available on the Court website.The web page explains: "The Supreme Court of Canada Library lends materials from all but…
  • Mar 3

    March 2015 Issue of In Session: Canadian Association of Law Libraries' e-Newsletter

    March 2015 Issue of In Session: Canadian Association of Law Libraries' e-Newsletter
    The March 2015 issue of In Session is available online.It is the monthly e-newsletter of the Canadian Association of Law Libraries (CALL) and contains news from CALL committees and special interest groups, member updates and events.
  • Mar 2

    SLA Webinar on Strategies for Showing Your Value

    SLA Webinar on Strategies for Showing Your Value
    The international information professional organization SLA (Special Libraries Association) is hosting a free "Partner Talk" webinar on March 26th from 2-3PM Eastern time that will tackle 5 Strategies for Showing Your Value to the C-Suite:…
Rank this Week: 713

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/
  • Mar 3

    The Latest in Copyright Litigation---A Round-up

    The Latest in Copyright Litigation---A Round-up
    Copyright infringement litigation is ubiquitous, perhaps because infringement is a relatively easy claim to allege, and there are big stakes so damages can be significant. From an economics perspective, the statutory damages rate…
  • Feb 26

    Heads Up! National Weights and Measures Week March 1-7

    Heads Up! National Weights and Measures Week March 1-7
    How many heads tall is the average man? What on earth kind of measurement is "a head?" Or a bushel? Or a fortnight? You know we love weights and measures here at the Moritz Law Library, and its a more pressing topic as drug laws…
  • Feb 25

    New and Improved Black's Law Dictionary Online

    New and Improved Black's Law Dictionary Online
    In the past, using Black's Law Dictionary on WestlawNext has been trying.  You look up "constitution" and see a reference to another definition for "penumbra."  But you cannot click on "penumbra."  You must…
Rank this Week: 709