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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/
  • Sep 15

    Christina Edkins inquiry finds missed opportunities to prevent killing – The Guardian

    Christina Edkins inquiry finds missed opportunities to prevent killing – The Guardian
    ‘A string of agencies and professionals missed opportunities to prevent the death of schoolgirl Christina Edkins, who was fatally stabbed on a bus by a homeless man with serious mental health issues, an investigation has…
  • Sep 15

    Retaliatory Eviction and Law Reform – NearlyLegal

    Retaliatory Eviction and Law Reform – NearlyLegal
    ‘The government (through its Minister for Communities and Local Government, Stephen Williams) today announced its backing to Sarah Teather’s private members bill, whose aim is to prevent landlords from evicting tenants who have…
  • Sep 15

    ICO needs to rethink how to tackle mobile apps privacy failings, says expert – OUT-LAW.com

    ICO needs to rethink how to tackle mobile apps privacy failings, says expert – OUT-LAW.com
    ‘The UK’s data protection authority needs to rethink its strategy for combatting failings in mobile apps privacy, an expert has said.’ Full story OUT-LAW.com, 12th September 2014 Source: www.out-law.com
Rank this Week: 3

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
  • Sep 10

    UNPUBLISHED OPINION: Makarchuk v. State

    UNPUBLISHED OPINION: Makarchuk v. State
    The Montana Supreme Court has issued an Unpublished Opinion in the following matter: CIVIL – POSTCONVICTION DA 14-0082, 2014 MT 246N, GORDON MAKARCHUK, Petitioner and Appellant, v. STATE OF MONTANA, Respondent and Appellee.
  • Sep 10

    UNPUBLISHED OPINION: Matter of K.R.W-B.

    UNPUBLISHED OPINION: Matter of K.R.W-B.
    The Montana Supreme Court has issued an Unpublished Opinion in the following matter: CRIMINAL – JUVENILE DA 13-0615, 2014 MT 245N, IN THE MATTER OF: K.R.W-B., A Youth Under the Age of Eighteen.
  • Sep 10

    UNPUBLISHED OPINION: State v. Mahoney

    UNPUBLISHED OPINION: State v. Mahoney
    The Montana Supreme Court has issued an Unpublished Opinion in the following matter: CRIMINAL – DUI-FELONY DA 13-0527, 2014 MT 244N, STATE OF MONTANA, Plaintiff and Appellee, v. DANIEL MAHONEY, Defendant and Appellant.
Rank this Week: 23

beSpacific

beSpacific

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

http://www.bespacific.com/
  • Sep 15

    Report – large US and global companies ready for a price on carbon

    Report – large US and global companies ready for a price on carbon
    “A new report released today by CDP, an environmental organization that gathers information on behalf of investors, provides powerful evidence that: There is a global corporate consensus that carbon will be priced; Businesses are…
  • Sep 15

    Digital Preservation Policy Framework: A Case Study

    Digital Preservation Policy Framework: A Case Study
    Digital Preservation Policy Framework: A Case Study by Daniel W. Noonan. Educause Review Online, July 28, 2014. “Digital preservation can be defined as the combination of policies, strategies and actions to ensure access to…
  • Sep 15

    The Impact of Time at Work and Time off from Work on Rule Compliance

    The Impact of Time at Work and Time off from Work on Rule Compliance
    Dai, Hengchen and Milkman, Katherine L. and Hofmann, David A. and Staats, Bradley R., The Impact of Time at Work and Time off from Work on Rule Compliance: The Case of Hand Hygiene in Healthcare (September 3, 2013). The Wharton School…
Rank this Week: 30

Slaw

Slaw

A Canadian cooperative weblog on all things legal.

http://www.slaw.ca
  • Sep 15

    Of Judicial Notice and the Big Lebowski

    Of Judicial Notice and the Big Lebowski
    Last week, Doug Jasinski graced my post with a comment challenging my interest in how different media like blogs and Wikipedia articles find their way into judgments. His question: “Do 20-year old slacker movies…
  • Sep 15

    Ten Specific Strategies for Avoiding Communication-Based Claim

    Ten Specific Strategies for Avoiding Communication-Based Claim
    Problems with lawyer-client communication are the number-one cause of claims reported to LAWPRO. The way to prevent these claims sounds simple enough: Remind lawyers to communicate better with their clients. However, appeals to…
  • Sep 15

    Law Student Wellness and Mental Health

    Law Student Wellness and Mental Health
    There’s a new resource that aims to assist Ontario law students with issues relating to “stress, anxiety, and other wellness and mental health concerns.” JustBalance, which received funding from the Ontario Ministry of…
Rank this Week: 43

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
  • Sep 14

    Asian Pacific American Law & Public Policy Conference—Cambridge, MA

    Asian Pacific American Law & Public Policy Conference—Cambridge, MA
    The Harvard Asian Pacific American Law Students Association (APALSA) hosts the 21st Annual National Conference on Law and Public Policy Feb. 7, 2015. mw
  • Sep 14

    Post-Conflict Reconstruction—Cambridge, MA

    Post-Conflict Reconstruction—Cambridge, MA
    Harvard Law School‘s Law and International Development Society (LIDS) presents its 2014 symposium, Post-Conflict Reconstruction: Rebuilding from Emergency to Development, Oct. 31, 2014, 12-5. mw
  • Sep 14

    How to Get a Fellowship: Tips for Law Prof

    How to Get a Fellowship: Tips for Law Prof
    Readers of this blog might be interested in this older post from the Legal History Blog: Mary L. Dudziak, How to Get a Fellowship: Tips for Law Faculty, Legal History Blog, July 20, 2007. mw
Rank this Week: 60

Legal Informatics Blog

Legal Informatics Blog

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

http://legalinformatics.wordpress.com
  • Sep 14

    Legal Citation Hackathon, 13 September 2014: Results, storify, links, and resource

    Legal Citation Hackathon, 13 September 2014: Results, storify, links, and resource
    Legal Citation Hackathon was held 13 September 2014 at Fastcase, in Washington, DC. The event was organized by DC Legal Hackers. Projects and datasets worked on at the hackathon are listed at:…
  • Sep 14

    Zvenyach: Coding for Lawyer

    Zvenyach: Coding for Lawyer
    V. David Zvenyach has released a book entitled Coding for Lawyers. The book currently covers regular expressions, Markdown, HTML, data types, using arrays, and coding in Python. The GitHub repository for the book is at:…
  • Sep 14

    Ramakrishna and Paschke: Semi-Automated Vocabulary Building for Structured Legal English

    Ramakrishna and Paschke: Semi-Automated Vocabulary Building for Structured Legal English
    Shashishekar Ramakrishna and Adrian Paschke presented a paper entitled Semi-Automated Vocabulary Building for Structured Legal English, at RuleML 2014: International Web Rule Symposium, held 18-20 August 2014 in Prague. Here is the abstract…
Rank this Week: 80

Guilford Centre Weblog

Guilford Centre Weblog

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

http://guildfordlibrary.wordpress.com
  • Sep 15

    LexisLibrary and Westlaw training dates now on Elite

    LexisLibrary and Westlaw training dates now on Elite
    Westlaw and LexisLibrary database training sessions are now on Elite. Either go to My Guildford/Sign up and Events or click on the Library Training tab above. This will take you to the same page on Elite. Don’t forget to sign…
  • Sep 8

    Welcome

    Welcome
    The Guildford library team would like to extend a warm welcome to all new LPC, GDL and LLB students and to all students returning for the second year of your course.  Throughout the academic year we’ll be aiming to offer you…
  • Jun 20

    Summer Vacation Opening Hours for the Library and LRC IT Room

    Summer Vacation Opening Hours for the Library and LRC IT Room
    Until Sunday 27 July, the Library and LRC IT Rooms will be open as normal (8.30am – 10.00pm on weekdays, 8.30am until 6.00pm at weekends.) From Monday 28 July to Friday 12 September, the following opening times will apply: LIBRARY…
Rank this Week: 109

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: 121

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
  • Sep 12

    The Official Launch of the Andover Institute October 17th

    The Official Launch of the Andover Institute October 17th
    Originally posted on Andover Institute:Andover Institute Launch: A Hub for Innovative Approaches to Teaching and Learning Please join us to celebrate the official launch of the Andover Institute on Friday, October 17, 2014. The program…
  • Aug 29

    Join Us! Scholar in Connected Learning

    Join Us! Scholar in Connected Learning
    Originally posted on Andover Institute:As we continue to advance our Connected Learning efforts, we are seeking to hire an experienced math instructor who will support the development of online modules and work with us to explore…
  • Jul 2

    Recent Books: on Adolescence, Technology, Sexuality, and More

    Recent Books: on Adolescence, Technology, Sexuality, and More
    A few times per year, I have been sharing a “Head of School’s bookshelf” with community members at Phillips Academy.  It comes this time in two parts: 1) six books that are among those I’ve read in the past few…
Rank this Week: 123

Library Stuff

Library Stuff

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

http://www.librarystuff.net
  • Sep 15

    New York City Public Library Branches Need $1.1 Billion in Repairs: Report

    New York City Public Library Branches Need $1.1 Billion in Repairs: Report
    “New York’s public library branches need $1.1 billion in repairs to fix leaky roofs, broken air-conditioning systems and a host of other problems, according to a report released Monday by the Center for an Urban Future, a New…
  • Sep 15

    Line by Line, E-Books Turn Poet-Friendly

    Line by Line, E-Books Turn Poet-Friendly
    “When John Ashbery, the Pulitzer Prize-winning poet, first learned that the digital editions of his poetry looked nothing like the print version, he was stunned. There were no line breaks, and the stanzas had been jammed together into a…
  • Sep 15

    LAUSD’s students need better libraries, not iPad

    LAUSD’s students need better libraries, not iPad
    “Like Supt. John Deasy and others in the Los Angeles Unified School District, I am concerned about the educational civil rights of the district’s students. While the iPad-for-every-student controversy has gotten much media…
Rank this Week: 155

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
  • Sep 7

    Temporary Suspension of China INFOBANK and Soshoo Online Database Service

    Temporary Suspension of China INFOBANK and Soshoo Online Database Service
    China INFOBANK (中國資訊行) and Soshoo Online Database Service may be temporarily suspended owing to emergency problems of the network system in the Beijing Data centre. We apologize for any inconvenience caused.…
  • Sep 2

    Latest Resources from Migration Information Source

    Latest Resources from Migration Information Source
    Spotlight Vietnamese Immigrants in the United States The once-tiny population of Vietnamese immigrants in the United States has grown to become the country’s sixth largest foreign-born group in the span of several decades, with the…
  • Aug 27

    Read Brill’s most downloaded journal articles in Middle East & Islamic Studie

    Read Brill’s most downloaded journal articles in Middle East & Islamic Studie
    Read Brill’s most downloaded articles from Q2 2014 in the subject area of Middle East & Islamic Studies These articles are freely available until 31 October 2014! Discourses of the 2011 Arab Revolutions Author: Ken Seigneurie…
Rank this Week: 173

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: 240

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
  • Sep 11

    The Panama map puzzle

    The Panama map puzzle
    I picked up a volume to catalog that until recently was in the the Los Angeles County Law Library. We acquired it at auction in London in the spring 2014. The title is De mercatura decisiones, et tractatus varii et di rebus ad eam…
  • Sep 5

    2015 Yale Law Library Rare Book Fellowship

    2015 Yale Law Library Rare Book Fellowship
    Applications are now being accepted for the 2015 Yale Law Library Rare  Book Fellowship. Here are the details. FIXED DURATION POSITION: 6 months from date of hire; non-renewable EXPECTED START DATE: Jan/Feb 2015 (flexible start date)
  • Sep 2

    New exhibit: "The Common Law Epitomiz'd: Anthony Taussig's Law Books"

    New exhibit: "The Common Law Epitomiz'd: Anthony Taussig's Law Books"
    “The Common Law Epitomiz’d: Anthony Taussig’s Law Books” is the latest exhibit from the Yale Law Library’s Rare Book collection. It showcases the Law Library’s acquisitions from the greatest private…
Rank this Week: 290

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: 297

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: 304

Jenkins Law Library Blog

Jenkins Law Library Blog

Covers technology and legal research.

https://www.jenkinslaw.org/blog
  • Sep 11

    Jenkins On Your Desktop: Congressional Hearings on ProQuest Congressional

    Jenkins On Your Desktop: Congressional Hearings on ProQuest Congressional
    ProQuest Congressional is Jenkins' go-to source for U.S. legislative materials, including Hearings, House and Senate Documents, House and Senate Reports, and more. Hearings are meetings of the House, Senate, or a committee to discuss proposed…
  • Aug 28

    Jenkins On Your Desktop: Model Penal Code on HeinOnline

    Jenkins On Your Desktop: Model Penal Code on HeinOnline
    The Model Penal Code was adopted by the American Law Institute in 1962 and officially printed with Explanatory Notes in 1985. The Code is a compilation of model laws regarding the definition of crimes, treatment and correction, and the…
  • Aug 21

    LexisNexis Practice Guides for New Jersey Now Available

    LexisNexis Practice Guides for New Jersey Now Available
    We recently added LexisNexis Practice Guides for New Jersey to our collection! Topics include civil discovery, criminal procedure, insurance litigation, pretrial practice, probate and estate administration, and more. Search the Jenkins'…
Rank this Week: 329

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
  • Sep 15

    How to Dispose of Used Law Books – Maybe Even for Money!

    How to Dispose of Used Law Books – Maybe Even for Money!
    The Lawbook Exchange has put a call out for used law books. See their latest Want/Need list and contact information below. (You can also link to our How to Dispose of Used Law Books guide, which is getting ready for … Continue reading…
  • Sep 9

    Take the Multnomah Central (Circuit) Courthouse Community Survey

    Take the Multnomah Central (Circuit) Courthouse Community Survey
    Central Courthouse Community Survey “Multnomah County is well on its way to replacing the Central Courthouse. The current courthouse, located on Southwest 4th Avenue in downtown Portland, was built between 1909 and 1914. Today, it is…
  • Sep 8

    “Oregon Statutory Time Limitations” 2014 Edition (BarBooks)

    “Oregon Statutory Time Limitations” 2014 Edition (BarBooks)
    The 2014 edition of Oregon Statutory Time Limitations is available on BarBooks. Oregon lawyers have access through the bar association and others through the county law libraries that subscribe to BarBooks. (In the past one could purchase a…
Rank this Week: 383

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
  • Sep 11

    The Panama map puzzle

    The Panama map puzzle
    I picked up a volume to catalog that until recently was in the the Los Angeles County Law Library. We acquired it at auction in London in the spring 2014. The title is De mercatura decisiones, et tractatus varii et di rebus ad eam…
  • Sep 11

    Disappearing Cases on PACER (and how to find them)

    Disappearing Cases on PACER (and how to find them)
    In preparing to implement the “next generation of the judiciary’s Case Management / Electronic Case Files System”, the Administrative Office of the U.S. Courts recently eliminated access to closed cases from four U.S. Courts…
  • Sep 10

    Stata & Statistics Training in Style: The November CELS workshop at Berkeley Law School

    Stata & Statistics Training in Style: The November CELS workshop at Berkeley Law School
    The 9th Annual Conference on Empirical Legal Studies will be held at Boalt Hall in Berkeley, California on November 7-8, 2014. As in the past, CELS will showcase emerging studies and datasets and diverse research methodologies.
Rank this Week: 381

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: 403

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/
  • Sep 10

    Legal Info. Overload

    Legal Info. Overload
    Researchers deal with a consistent problem these days – legal information overload.  The sheer amount of legal information can be overwhelming, especially for new researchers.  While the abundance of legal information…
  • Aug 27

    New Classroom

    New Classroom
    As many of you know, the library’s room 275/76 was one of several areas under construction this summer.  Room 275/76 was originally the library’s computer lab, but as laptops become common the space was better used as a…
  • Aug 19

    Welcome, Class of 2017!

    Welcome, Class of 2017!
    The Law Library is happy to welcome the class of 2017 to the law school!  We’re excited that you’re here with us and want you to know that we’re here to help you throughout your legal education.  In addition to the…
Rank this Week: 425

Off the Shelf - The Osgood Hall…

Off the Shelf - The Osgood Hall Law School Library Blog

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

http://libblog.osgoode.yorku.ca
  • Sep 15

    ‘Road to Justice’ Exhibit in Osgoode Library Examines Historical Discriminatory Treatment of Immigrants in Canada

    ‘Road to Justice’ Exhibit in Osgoode Library Examines Historical Discriminatory Treatment of Immigrants in Canada
    Road to Justice, a new exhibit which opens today in the Osgoode Library, documents the historical discriminatory treatment of Chinese Canadians and other immigrants of colour in Canada, the communities’ triumph over racism and the…
  • Sep 11

    A Bounty of Bookplate

    A Bounty of Bookplate
    The Osgoode Library has purchased a modest collection of twenty-eight bookplates of various Canadian legal personages. These bookplates are of interest for biographical, bibliographical and professional reasons, and are also sure to be of…
  • Sep 8

    Online services training

    Online services training
    The Law Library is pleased to offer the following training sessions for upper year and graduate students. (First year students will receive training in the Legal Process class.) Quicklaw/LexisNexis Academic: Monday September 22 from 12:30 to…
Rank this Week: 488

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: 524

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/
  • Aug 7

    Conflicts Among Wash. Court of Appeals Division

    Conflicts Among Wash. Court of Appeals Division
    Unlike the federal circuits, the Washington Court of Appeals is a "unitary system"—one court that sits in three divisions, not three separate courts. But sometimes panels from two divisions disagree with each other, so there can be…
  • Jun 20

    Ethics of Advising Marijuana Users and Businesse

    Ethics of Advising Marijuana Users and Businesse
    Under RPC 1.2(d), a "lawyer shall not counsel a client to engage, or assist a client, in conduct that the lawyer knows is criminal . . ."  Does this cover lawyers advising clients under Washington's new marijuana law, when possession is…
  • May 21

    Perceptions of Justice—Olympia, June 9

    Perceptions of Justice—Olympia, June 9
    The Washington State Minority and Justice Commission presents a half-day program, Perceptions of Justice, reviewing a report on Washingtonians' perceptions of how they are treated by the police and the courts.June 9, 2014, 8:45 a.m.-noonOB2…
Rank this Week: 532

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: 543

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
  • Sep 15

    Administrative Appeal Supreme Court Opinion - 9/15/2014

    Administrative Appeal Supreme Court Opinion - 9/15/2014
    Category: Recent Decisions;Administrative Appeals Opinions Body: SC19090, SC19091 - FairwindCT, Inc. v. Connecticut Siting Council ("This appeal arises from two petitions for declaratory rulings that the defendant BNE Energy, Inc. (BNE),…
  • Sep 15

    Family Law Appellate Court Opinion - 9/15/2014

    Family Law Appellate Court Opinion - 9/15/2014
    Category: Recent Decisions;Family Opinions Body: AC36030 - Robaczynski v. Robaczynski ("The defendant...appeals from the judgment of the trial court denying his motion for postjudgment modification of unallocated family support and other…
  • Sep 15

    Employment Law Appellate Court Opinion - 9/15/2014

    Employment Law Appellate Court Opinion - 9/15/2014
    Category: Recent Decisions;Employment Opinions;Contract Law Opinions Body: AC35313 - Thoma v. Oxford Performance Materials, Inc. ("On appeal, the defendant claims that the trial court erred in declining to enforce a subsequent employment…
Rank this Week: 566

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
  • Sep 12

    The Law Library Reading Room Is Moving

    The Law Library Reading Room Is Moving
    The plans for the Law Library Reading Room‘s renovation have been finalized, and we are preparing to move operations to the ground floor of the Madison building during construction.  This will be a complicated operation taking…
  • Sep 12

    American Bar Association Magna Carta Traveling Exhibition – Pic of the Week

    American Bar Association Magna Carta Traveling Exhibition – Pic of the Week
    On August 8, the American Bar Association debuted the traveling exhibition, Magna Carta: Enduring Legacy 1215-2015, at their annual meeting in Boston.  Nathan Dorn gave a “pop-up speech” at the conference’s expo to…
  • Sep 11

    Browse Law Library of Congress Content by Jurisdiction

    Browse Law Library of Congress Content by Jurisdiction
    We recently started to do some user testing on our website, Law.gov.  It has been interesting to listen to the feedback because I know the answers and sometimes people are close but miss what I can clearly see.  I’m…
Rank this Week: 586

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: 612

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/
  • Sep 15

    Asking for Help

    Asking for Help
    We have one more story to add to the list of attorneys with mental health and addiction issues. Unfortunately, it's less frequent that we have stories of recovery to post, though a blog post from a few months back did highlight one attorney's…
  • Sep 10

    The PACER Debacle

    The PACER Debacle
    Librarians, researchers, and attorneys have come to love PACER (Public Access to Court Electronic Records), the online database of federal pleadings. It's a terrific resource for those following cases or who need examples of real complaints…
  • Sep 8

    ABA Journal Fiction Prize

    ABA Journal Fiction Prize
    The Harper Lee Prize for Legal Fiction has been awarded to John Grisham for Sycamore Row. We have the book in our collection if you need some light reading to take your mind off of studying. If that novel is off the shelf, you're welcome to…
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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: 626

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/
  • Sep 15

    9/17: Constitution Day Activities on Campu

    9/17: Constitution Day Activities on Campu
    Cleveland State University is celebrating Constitution Day on September 17. 2014. Constitution Day commemorates the formation and signing of the U.S. Constitution on September 17, 1787. The Michael Schwartz Library (at the CSU tower) is…
  • Sep 12

    Belated Labor Day Gift: The Labor and Employment Law Research Guide

    Belated Labor Day Gift: The Labor and Employment Law Research Guide
    A bit late for the labor day holiday but still useful is our Labor and Employment Law Research Guide. This guide is a great starting point for all your research related to labor and employment law including: wages, hours, leave, unemployment…
  • Sep 12

    Need a Place to Recharge Your Electronics?

    Need a Place to Recharge Your Electronics?
    Did you know we have a lot of places to charge your electronics in the library? Besides the outlets located throughout the library, there are charging stations to plug your devices in the computer lab and in the student lounge (pictured). The…
Rank this Week: 681

Un blog pour l'information…

Un blog pour l'information juridique

By Emmanuel Barthe.

http://www.precisement.org/blog/
Rank this Week: 678

Out of the Jungle

Out of the Jungle

Thoughts on the present and future of legal information, legal research, and legal education. From Jim Milles, BJ Kaufman, Betsy McKenzie, Linda Ryan, Marie S. Newman, Greg Laughlin, Ann Puckett, Gail Daly and Jacqueline Cantwell.

http://outofthejungle.blogspot.com/
  • Sep 7

    Why do the vendors roll out new versions in September??!!

    Why do the vendors roll out new versions in September??!!
    This year, Lexis has chosen to roll out a new version of Lexis Advance on September 8! Why thank you guys!Isn't that just the most thoughtful thing?Librarians and teachers around the world are just loving having a brand new version that they…
  • Sep 5

    Regulatory Activism

    Regulatory Activism
    The public is commenting on proposed federal rules in record numbers, according to a story entitled "Federal Agencies Are Flooded by Comments on New Rules," published in the Wall Street Journal, September 3, 2014.  For instance, the…
  • Aug 27

    Kindle and Reading

    Kindle and Reading
    I've got a Kindle, but use it mostly when I'm travelling so that I can have access to reading material without having to haul around lots of books in my suitcase.  I hate running out of books. During more than one foreign vacation,…
Rank this Week: 734

Library Boy

Library Boy

Features legal research news. By Michel-Adrien Sheppard.

http://micheladrien.blogspot.com/
  • Sep 15

    Recently Released Research from Public Safety Canada on Witness Protection Program

    Recently Released Research from Public Safety Canada on Witness Protection Program
    The latest issue of the Weekly Checklist of Canadian Government Publications includes a "Research Brief" from Public Safety Canada on Witness Protection Programs in Selected Countries:"This paper reviews the practices and outcomes of witness…
  • Sep 15

    Recently Released Research from Justice Canada on Malicious Referrals to Child Welfare Agencie

    Recently Released Research from Justice Canada on Malicious Referrals to Child Welfare Agencie
    The latest issue of the Weekly Checklist of Canadian Government Publications includes a Justice Canada research report from 2013 on Malicious Referrals, Custody Disputes and Police Involvement in the Canadian Child Welfare System: Data Tables…
  • Sep 14

    Recently Released Research Summaries from Correctional Services Canada

    Recently Released Research Summaries from Correctional Services Canada
    The latest issue of the Weekly Checklist of Canadian Government Publications refers to a number of research documents released recently by Correctional Services Canada :Substance Abuse Problem Severity, Treatment Readiness, and Response Bias…
Rank this Week: 760

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/
  • Aug 12

    Let CI Be Your Guide

    Let CI Be Your Guide
    Someone asked me recently why I think more and more law firms are creating CI roles or increasing their CI capacity, encouraging their BD and Library staff to work more closely so forth. I didn't really have a good answer on the spot, "cause…
  • Jul 29

    The CIO Brain And Music… Not As Strange As It Sound

    The CIO Brain And Music… Not As Strange As It Sound
    For those of you that attend the ILTA conferences, you may be aware of the (in)famous band called Legal Bytes. Legal Bytes is the world's only band made up entirely of current and former Chief Information Officers from law firms. At this…
  • Jul 21

    Whither Change?

    Whither Change?
    Image [cc] Moyan Brenn Three posts recently caught my eye. One was on the imminent demise of BigLaw. The other was on how small firms are about to have their day. In the third one Thomas Sager, the GC for Dupont takes GCs to task for not…
Rank this Week: 742

Lex Scripta

Lex Scripta

From the Dallas Association of Law Librarians.

http://dallnet.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 743

Carolina Blawg

Carolina Blawg

By the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Law Library.

http://blogs.law.unc.edu/library/
  • Oct 31

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  • Jun 22

    eBooks in the Law Library

    eBooks in the Law Library
    There are many eBooks in the campus libraries about law. Try doing an advanced search and specify format = eBook. Here are the results of a search for subject=law and format=eBook.
  • Jun 8

    Additional translations of foreign penal codes - now on HeinOnline

    Additional translations of foreign penal codes - now on HeinOnline
    HeinOnline has added the American Series of Foreign Penal Codes to is Foreign and International Law Resources database. The newly added 32 volumes provide "accurate English translations of important Penal Codes of foreign countries." Each…
Rank this Week: 747

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/
  • Sep 15

    U.S. Law Week (BNA)

    U.S. Law Week (BNA)
    The U.S. Law Week (BNA) is a weekly publication providing highlights, summary and analysis of federal and state case law; and legislative and regulatory developments.  It has long been a go-to source for current awareness.  It is…
  • Sep 14

    Online Resources: Privacy & Data Security Law Resource Center (BNA)

    Online Resources: Privacy & Data Security Law Resource Center (BNA)
    If you are interested in a multi-source library that provides privacy and data security laws, developments, news, expert analysis, case law, practice tools, and more, then take a look at BNA's Privacy & Data Security Law Resource…
  • Sep 13

    Trade Secrets Law

    Trade Secrets Law
    For those interested in intellectual property law, especially the national and international world of trade secrets, a new Congressional Research Service (CRS) Report, Protection of Trade Secrets: Overview of Current Law and Legislation,…
Rank this Week: 777

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/
  • Sep 12

    Careers, Careers, Careers!

    Careers, Careers, Careers!
    What sort of law do you want to practice? And what's the practice of law like, anyway?We have just updated our guides, Learning About Legal Careers & the Job Search and Learning About Legal Specialties & Practice Areas, highlighting…
  • Sep 10

    Screen Star or Social Media Trainwreck?

    Screen Star or Social Media Trainwreck?
    How do you present yourself online: insightful and professional? or not so much?To help you use email and social media to advance your career rather than derail it, NALP (the leading association of legal career specialists) has created…
  • Sep 8

    Leisure Reading for You!

    Leisure Reading for You!
    Did you stay up late reading when you were a kid? Did you get totally absorbed in terrific books? Do you still? Good books are still out there for you, if you just pick them up.The Good Reads section of the Gallagher Law Library, just west of…
Rank this Week: 793

Seattle University Law Library…

Seattle University Law Library INFO

Covers legal news, legal research and library news.

http://lawlibraryblog.seattleu.edu/
  • Sep 15

    Today in Legal History: Nuremberg Race Laws Went Into Effect In Nazi Germany

    Today in Legal History: Nuremberg Race Laws Went Into Effect In Nazi Germany
    On September 15, 1935, the Nuremberg Laws were adopted.  The Law for the Protection of German Blood and German Honour prohibited marriage between Jews and “Germans” and also prohibited Jewish households from employing…
  • Sep 15

    Today in Legal History: KKK bombs Church in Alabama

    Today in Legal History: KKK bombs Church in Alabama
    On September 15, 1963, members of the Klu Klux Klan bombed a predominantly African-American church in Birmingham, Alabama during the Civil Rights Movement. The blast at the 16th Street Baptist Church killed four young girls and injured twenty…
  • Sep 12

    This Week in Legal History: Attica Prison Riot End

    This Week in Legal History: Attica Prison Riot End
    Attica Prison Riot Ends, September 13th 1971 On September 9th, 1971, prisoner’s in New York’s Attica Correctional facility began a riot to demand better living conditions and more human treatment. After four days of violence,…
Rank this Week: 809

The Gavel

The Gavel

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

http://law.okcu.edu/?cat=19
  • Sep 14

    September Celebrations of Native American Cultures in Oklahoma

    September Celebrations of Native American Cultures in Oklahoma
    Oklahoma has a strong and vibrant Native American heritage, and this month there are three huge events taking place across the state that celebrate the Native American culture. The events are all open to the public and give attendees a…
  • Sep 10

    117 years of drunk driving regulation

    117 years of drunk driving regulation
    On September 10, 1897, the first arrest for drunk driving occurred in London when George Smith drove his taxi into a building while under the influence of alcohol. (http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/first-drunk-driving-arrest).…
  • Sep 3

    ALS Ice Bucket Challenge Reaches the Law School

    ALS Ice Bucket Challenge Reaches the Law School
    Professor Emeritus Dan Morgan nominated Oklahoma City University School of Law Dean Valerie Couch and Professor of Law Michael Gibson to accept the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge, and they rose to the challenge on Tuesday, September 2, 2014,…
Rank this Week: 821

Cleveland Law Library Weblog

Cleveland Law Library Weblog

Informs local attorneys of major legal developments important to their practice. By Sue Altmeyer.

http://suealtmeyer.typepad.com/cleveland_law_library_web/
  • Sep 4

    Tech Thursday: Email Hacked? Here's What To Do

    Tech Thursday: Email Hacked? Here's What To Do
    First, don't panic! CNET's Sharon Profis lists the steps you should take when it happens and what you can do to prevent future attacks. You can read her article "What to do if your email gets hacked (and how to...
  • Aug 28

    Tech Thursday: What Happens To Your Online Accounts After You Die

    Tech Thursday: What Happens To Your Online Accounts After You Die
    Ever wonder what will happen to all your online accounts when you die? Christina DesMarais' article "Manage What Happens to Your Online Accounts After You Die" tells you how to create a digital will and lists some websites that can...
  • Aug 21

    Tech Thursday: Tips For Longer Laptop Battery Life

    Tech Thursday: Tips For Longer Laptop Battery Life
    Ever wish you could extend the battery life on your laptop? PCMAG.COM's Brian Westover tells us how to get more out or our battery in his article, "9 Tips for Longer Laptop Battery Life". You can read it here.
Rank this Week: 824

Harrisburg Campus Library Blogs

Harrisburg Campus Library Blogs

From Widener Law.

http://blogs.lawlib.widener.edu/harrisburg
Rank this Week: 845

Trial Advocacy Blog

Trial Advocacy Blog

Focuses on trial advocacy. From Temple University's Beasley School of Law.

http://indexhtml.blogspot.com/
  • Mar 11

    Temple Law alum vies for vacant Montana Supreme Court seat

    Temple Law alum vies for vacant Montana Supreme Court seat
    Copyright 2014 Great Falls TribuneAll Rights ReservedGreat Falls Tribune (Montana)March 9, 2014 Sunday1 EditionSECTION: A; Pg. 1LENGTH: 1677 wordsHEADLINE: 15 vie for vacant state Supreme Court seatBYLINE: By, John S.…
  • Nov 21

    Samuel Pond and Jerry Lehocky Create Trial Advocacy Scholarship at Temple University Beasley School of Law

    Samuel Pond and Jerry Lehocky Create Trial Advocacy Scholarship at Temple University Beasley School of Law
    Once classmates, now law partners, attorneys Samuel H. Pond and Jerry M. Lehocky have found a way to give back to the institution that launched their highly successful careers in law. The two partners at Philadelphia-based Pond Lehocky Stern…
  • Nov 14

    August/September 2013 Law Library Acquisition

    August/September 2013 Law Library Acquisition
    Administrative LawFederal administrative law / by Gary Lawson.Lawson, Gary, 1958-St. Paul, Minn. : West, c2013.TZ2 L445 2013 Administrative Law Developments in Administrative Law and Regulatory Practice, 2012 / edited by Jeffery S. …
Rank this Week: 847

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: 876

Et Seq. - The Harvard Law School…

Et Seq. - The Harvard Law School Library Blog

Covers library legal issues, legal information sources, and notices for the Harvard Law community. From the law librarians of Harvard Law School.

http://etseq.law.harvard.edu/
  • Sep 12

    Learn about finding legislative intent

    Learn about finding legislative intent
    Proquest (home of Proquest Congressional) is hosting a webinar open to all, Using Legislative History to Find Legislative Intent. It will take place Thursday, September 25, 2014, 3:00pm – 4:30pm and is open to…
  • Sep 8

    Love Your Library Fest 2014: September 19!

    Love Your Library Fest 2014: September 19!
    HLS students, mark your calendars for Love Your Library Fest Friday, September 19, 2:00-5:00pm! Library Fest is a fun orientation to the Library’s people, services, and resources. The Fest includes: learning more about library…
  • Sep 5

    LexisNexis, Westlaw, and Bloomberg passwords and training for new student

    LexisNexis, Westlaw, and Bloomberg passwords and training for new student
    Welcome, new students! Read on for important information about setting up your LexisNexis, Westlaw, and Bloomberg Law accounts: Passwords at the Reference Desk If you did not pick up the registration codes at orientation, please visit us at…
Rank this Week: 939