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Current Awareness Weblog

Current Awareness Weblog

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

http://www.innertemplelibrary.com/
  • Apr 20

    Leapfrog granted: The death knell for Cookson v Knowles? – Cloister

    Leapfrog granted: The death knell for Cookson v Knowles? – Cloister
    ‘It has long been the case that the multiplier in a fatal accident claim is assessed at the date of death rather than at the date of trial: Cookson v Knowles [1979] AC 556. This is unlike the position in personal injury claims with…
  • Apr 20

    Consent to treatment – Hailsham Chamber

    Consent to treatment – Hailsham Chamber
    ‘Medicine is a changing field, and the way it is practised is in many ways unrecognisable today from 30 years ago. Diagnostic techniques have improved. The technology is better. New drugs come onto the market. Patients are better…
  • Apr 20

    Key highlights from record-breaking court awarded clinical negligence trial – Cloister

    Key highlights from record-breaking court awarded clinical negligence trial – Cloister
    ‘William Latimer-Sayer highlights some points arising out of the record-breaking award in Robshaw v United Lincolnshire Hospitals NHS Trust [2015] EWHC 923 (QB).’ Full story Cloisters, 10th April 2015 Source: www.cloisters.com
Rank this Week: 4

beSpacific

beSpacific

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

http://www.bespacific.com/
  • Apr 20

    Robots, Pirates, and the Rise of the Automated Takedown Regime

    Robots, Pirates, and the Rise of the Automated Takedown Regime
    Carpou, Zoe, Robots, Pirates, and the Rise of the Automated Takedown Regime (April 6, 2015). Available for download at SSRN: http://ssrn.com/abstract=2591187 “The notice-and-takedown provision of the Digital Millennium Copyright Act has…
  • Apr 20

    NOAA Builds Tool to Hold Unprecedented Amounts of Data from Studying Unprecedented Oil Spill

    NOAA Builds Tool to Hold Unprecedented Amounts of Data from Studying Unprecedented Oil Spill
    “This is the seventh in a series of stories over the coming weeks looking at various topics related to the response, the Natural Resource Damage Assessment science, restoration efforts, and the future of the Gulf of Mexico. APRIL 17,…
  • Apr 20

    DHS Data Framework – Interim Process to Address Emergent Threat

    DHS Data Framework – Interim Process to Address Emergent Threat
    Privacy Impact Assessment for the DHS Data Framework – Interim Process to Address an Emergent Threat. DHS/ALL/PIA-051 April 15 , 2015. “The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) is publishing this Privacy Impact Assessment (PIA)…
Rank this Week: 21

State Law Library of Montana

State Law Library of Montana

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

http://mtlawlibrary.wordpress.com
  • Apr 15

    UNPUBLISHED OPINION: State v. Benjamin

    UNPUBLISHED OPINION: State v. Benjamin
    The Montana Supreme Court has issued an Unpublished Opinion in the following matter: CRIMINAL – REVOCATION DA 14-0534, 2015 MT 106N, STATE OF MONTANA, Plaintiff and Appellee, v. MARK ALLEN BENJAMIN, Defendant and Appellant.
  • Apr 15

    UNPUBLISHED OPINION: Edmundson v. DOC

    UNPUBLISHED OPINION: Edmundson v. DOC
    The Montana Supreme Court has issued an Unpublished Opinion in the following matter: CIVIL – JUDICIAL REVIEW DA 14-0531, 2015 MT 105N, RODNEY A. EDMUNDSON, Petitioner and Appellant, v. MONTANA DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTIONS, GREAT FALLS…
  • Apr 15

    UNPUBLISHED OPINION: State v. Kemmer

    UNPUBLISHED OPINION: State v. Kemmer
    The Montana Supreme Court has issued an Unpublished Opinion in the following matter: CRIMINAL – THEFT DA 13-0680, 2015 MT 104N, STATE OF MONTANA, Plaintiff and Appellee, v. MARX DENNIS KEMMER, Defendant and Appellant.
Rank this Week: 23

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
  • Apr 20

    Cross-Border Migration of Unaccompanied Minors: Prospects for Legislative and Policy Reform—DeKalb, IL

    Cross-Border Migration of Unaccompanied Minors: Prospects for Legislative and Policy Reform—DeKalb, IL
    Northern Illinois University College of Law is hosting its Faculty Symposium, Cross-Border Migration of Unaccompanied Minors: Prospects for Legislative and Policy Reform, on April 24, 2015. Topics will include the core...
  • Apr 20

    CFP: Wollo University

    CFP: Wollo University
    Wollo University School of Law is accepting abstracts for articles to be published in a two volume book. Volume One will relate to “Biotechnology, Law and Development” while Volume Two will...
  • Apr 20

    Lexxion Training: State Aid & ESI Funds—Brussels, BEL

    Lexxion Training: State Aid & ESI Funds—Brussels, BEL
    On June 8-9, 2015, Lexxion will provide training on State Aid & ESI Funds, focusing on State aid issues essential for management and implementation of EU Funds. Our excellent speakers from various...
Rank this Week: 28

Slaw

Slaw

A Canadian cooperative weblog on all things legal.

http://www.slaw.ca
  • Apr 20

    Publications Nominated for the 2015 Hugh Lawford Award for Excellence in Legal Publishing

    Publications Nominated for the 2015 Hugh Lawford Award for Excellence in Legal Publishing
    Every year, the Canadian Association of Law Libraries (CALL) hands out the Hugh Lawford Award for Excellence in Legal Publishing. It honours a publisher that has demonstrated excellence by publishing a work, series, website or e-product that…
  • Apr 20

    Inside the Lawyer’s Mind: Autonomy

    Inside the Lawyer’s Mind: Autonomy
    Following up on his previous post on lawyers’ personality traits, Ian Hu (practicePRO and Claims Prevention Counsel at LAWPRO) discusses autonomy, a trait that helps lawyers do their job but makes them poor bedfellows in a law firm…
  • Apr 20

    The Table of Public Statutes for Ontario (Detailed Legislative History Tables) Are No More

    The Table of Public Statutes for Ontario (Detailed Legislative History Tables) Are No More
    Hello! On the day that the new E-Laws site went live, I sent them an email to ask where I could find the Detailed Legislative History Tables. Here is their reply: Dear Ms. Demers: Thank you for your e-mail concerning the new e-Laws web site…
Rank this Week: 43

Guilford Centre Weblog

Guilford Centre Weblog

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

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

    New silent study space created in the LRC

    New silent study space created in the LRC
    In consultation with a group of Guildford students, we have turned IT room 216 in the LRC into a silent study room. The difference between this room and the other IT rooms along the corridor is that…
  • Apr 14

    New books – April

    New books – April
    All the new Guildford and electronic books for April have now been added to the New Books Tab above.
  • Mar 31

    LexisNexis Student Associate recruitment 2015

    LexisNexis Student Associate recruitment 2015
    Click on the link below to find out more about becoming next year’s Lexis Student Associate in Guildford. LexisNexis Student Associate recruitment poster 2015-16  
Rank this Week: 54

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
  • Apr 8

    Law Journals – Table of Contents (C)

    Law Journals – Table of Contents (C)
    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…
  • Apr 8

    Law Journals – Table of Contents (B)

    Law Journals – Table of Contents (B)
    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…
  • Apr 8

    Law Journals – Table of Contents (A)

    Law Journals – Table of Contents (A)
    Selected Law Journals: Table of Contents This list covers top ranked (A or A*) law journals selected from the ARC (Australian Research Council) ranked journal list and Asian law related journals of interest to the HKU community. Table of…
Rank this Week: 105

In Custodia Legis

In Custodia Legis

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

http://blogs.loc.gov/law
  • Apr 17

    Flowering Trees. . .a Beautiful Harbinger of Spring – Pic of the Week

    Flowering Trees. . .a Beautiful Harbinger of Spring – Pic of the Week
    The following is a guest post by Kimberly Allen, our planning officer for the Law Library of Congress and editor for In Custodia Legis. Spring may well be my favorite time of year, and I believe there is nowhere more gorgeous than D.C. in the…
  • Apr 15

    Frontier Racing and Injured Pride: The Duel Between Andrew Jackson and Charles Dickinson

    Frontier Racing and Injured Pride: The Duel Between Andrew Jackson and Charles Dickinson
    One of things I enjoy about working at the Library of Congress is visiting our Manuscripts Division to read first-hand accounts of historic events. After reading a biography of Andrew Jackson, I looked through the finding aid for his papers…
  • Apr 14

    Scholar Nicholas Vincent Delivers Final Magna Carta Lecture

    Scholar Nicholas Vincent Delivers Final Magna Carta Lecture
    The Law Library recently welcomed Magna Carta expert Nicholas Vincent for its final program in the Magna Carta Lecture Series. Vincent, professor of medieval history at the University of East Anglia, gave a lively and visual presentation…
Rank this Week: 128

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: 134

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: 139

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: 199

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: 197

John Palfrey's Blog

John Palfrey's Blog

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

http://jpalfrey.andover.edu
  • Apr 2

    Head of School Bookshelf: The Teaching, Talent and Testing Edition, Spring 2015

    Head of School Bookshelf: The Teaching, Talent and Testing Edition, Spring 2015
    The long flights to and from East Asia this Spring Break afforded time to catch up on a stack of books I’ve been meaning to read for a while.  For this Spring’s Head of School bookshelf, I’ve selected a series ……
  • Mar 25

    End of Tuition Day: The Importance of Gratitude and of Paying It Forward

    End of Tuition Day: The Importance of Gratitude and of Paying It Forward
    Today marks a special day in our academic calendar: it is End of Tuition Day.  From this day forward in the school year, everything is free for every student. What exactly do I mean by “free”?  And what do I ……
  • Mar 17

    Weekly Highlights for Mar. 13

    Weekly Highlights for Mar. 13
    Originally posted on CASE Blog:Check out this week’s advancement news worldwide, the latest CASE news, trending discussions on CASE communities and content shared by member institutions. Have something to share? Add it in the…
Rank this Week: 205

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
Rank this Week: 212

Library Stuff

Library Stuff

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

http://www.librarystuff.net
  • Apr 20

    Audiobook Lovers Listen Up! Audio Samples Now on Goodread

    Audiobook Lovers Listen Up! Audio Samples Now on Goodread
    “Do you love listening to audiobooks? Now it’s even easier to choose your next audiobook thanks to the new Goodreads “Listen” feature, which will be rolled out in the coming days. We’ve added free audio samples…
  • Apr 20

    Metro Money: Growing Number of New Yorkers Are Using the Library for Office Space

    Metro Money: Growing Number of New Yorkers Are Using the Library for Office Space
    “App designer Jay Collins loves his free office space. The building features fireplaces, hardwood floors, oversize windows and oak bookcases. The Wi-Fi is excellent. The research facilities, superb. The location? Staten Island’s…
  • Apr 20

    Library of Congress Begins Posting Its Recorded Poetry Archive

    Library of Congress Begins Posting Its Recorded Poetry Archive
    “To celebrate National Poetry Month, the Library of Congress has posted online some 50 recordings from its Archive of Recorded Poetry and Literature, including readings and lectures by Robert Frost, Elizabeth Bishop, Gwendolyn Brooks,…
Rank this Week: 247

Moritz Legal Information Blog

Moritz Legal Information Blog

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

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

    Marathon Fever - and Why Race Rules Matter

    Marathon Fever - and Why Race Rules Matter
    The Boston Marathon takes place today, and you can follow along to track the race leaders along the course. Two stories from the marathon world highlight the importance of race rules. First, the St. Louis Marathon has suffered from a young…
  • Apr 15

    Tax Day Satisfie

    Tax Day Satisfie
    You might need a snack of some sort to get you through the Internal Revenue Code, Treasury Regulations, Revenue Rulings, and the like.  So did Aimee Cvancara, who needed a Snickers to get through work one evening.  Cvancara listed the 89…
  • Apr 13

    Happy National Library Week

    Happy National Library Week
    Libraries provide all kinds of things.  Including books, ebooks, databases of journal articles, images, and music.  We also share our research expertise at reference desks and through research guides.  During national library week (April…
Rank this Week: 275

Library Boy

Library Boy

Features legal research news. By Michel-Adrien Sheppard.

http://micheladrien.blogspot.com/
  • Apr 20

    Publications Nominated for the 2015 Hugh Lawford Award for Excellence in Legal Publishing

    Publications Nominated for the 2015 Hugh Lawford Award for Excellence in Legal Publishing
    Every year, the Canadian Association of Law Libraries (CALL) hands out the Hugh Lawford Award for Excellence in Legal Publishing.It honours a publisher that has demonstrated excellence by publishing a work, series, website or e-product that…
  • Apr 18

    April 2015 Issue of Governance and Recordkeeping Around the World

    April 2015 Issue of Governance and Recordkeeping Around the World
    The Governance and Recordkeeping Around the World newsletter, published by Library and Archives Canada (LAC), highlights issues pertaining to government and recordkeeping practices in the public and private sectors around the world.The…
  • Apr 18

    Upcoming Webinar on Library Polices: The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly

    Upcoming Webinar on Library Polices: The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly
    The Education Institute, the continuing education program developed by The Partnership of Provincial and Territorial Library Associations of Canada, is organizing a webinar on Library Polices: The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly on April…
Rank this Week: 335

Yale Law Library - Rare Books Blog

Yale Law Library - Rare Books Blog

Covers historical and rare law books.

http://library.law.yale.edu/blogs/rare-books
  • Apr 13

    Exhibit talk: "Blackstone's Commentaries: A Work of Art?"

    Exhibit talk: "Blackstone's Commentaries: A Work of Art?"
    “Blackstone’s Commentaries: A Work of Art?” An exhibition talk by Cristina S. Martinez, PhD University of Ottawa   Friday, April 17, 2015 11:00am-12:00pm Room 122, Yale Law School 127 Wall Street, New Haven…
  • Mar 27

    Excuse me, this book has a hare in it.

    Excuse me, this book has a hare in it.
    Part of the fun in dealing with older materials is coming across the occasional doodle or illustration added to the margins. This charming little creature comes from Decisiones antiquae et novae Rotae romanae (Old and new decisions of the…
  • Mar 16

    A peek behind the curtain

    A peek behind the curtain
    Among the Kuttner Institute materials recently deposited here are two pieces indicative of the work the Institute continues to support – creating editions of Medieval Canon Law.
Rank this Week: 351

Jenkins Law Library Blog

Jenkins Law Library Blog

Covers technology and legal research.

https://www.jenkinslaw.org/blog
  • Apr 16

    Find Fashion Law Books at Jenkin

    Find Fashion Law Books at Jenkin
    Spotlight:  spot-light Teaser:  The law…
  • Apr 10

    Jenkins on Your Desktop: Bromberg and Ribstein on Partnership

    Jenkins on Your Desktop: Bromberg and Ribstein on Partnership
    Spotlight:  spot-light Teaser:  Bromberg and…
  • Apr 2

    Sports Law Titles at Jenkin

    Sports Law Titles at Jenkin
    The MLB regular season starts next week, and the Phillies play the Red Sox in their home opener on Monday, April 6, at Citizens Bank Park. Sports law is an expanding field, and Jenkins' sports law collection reflects this trend. For those…
Rank this Week: 359

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: 383

3 Geeks and a Law Blog

3 Geeks and a Law Blog

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

http://www.geeklawblog.com/
  • Apr 8

    C Is For….

    C Is For….
    When I started in law firm competitive intelligence (CI), there were few of us doing it and making any headway at the time.  Over time, lots of people have tried to do legal CI, Librarians, marketing folks, even seasoned CI professionals…
  • Apr 7

    "…You Can Do Anything With An Amazing Research Librarian" — No Kidding!

    "…You Can Do Anything With An Amazing Research Librarian" — No Kidding!
    Image [cc] Ana C. It seems that Chief Justice John Roberts, Jr. is not a fan of law reviews. Back in 2011, Roberts joked that he found law reviews irrelevant, and found no need to know why there was any influence on 18th century…
  • Mar 31

    Amazon's New "Dash Button" and "Home Services"

    Amazon's New "Dash Button" and "Home Services"
    Some of the products you can order through Amazon's Dash Button Okay... I'm not sure if I'm amazed or a bit petrified of two of the new services that Amazon just launched this week. Probably a bit of both. First up, Amazon's Dash Button (only…
Rank this Week: 396

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: 409

Hunter's Query

Hunter's Query

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

http://huntersquery.byulaw.info/wordpress/
  • Apr 14

    Celebrate National Library Week

    Celebrate National Library Week
    “Unlimited Possibilities @ Your Library” Honorary Chair of National Library Week 2015: Best-selling author David Baldacci Events Monday April 13: 2015 State of America’s Libraries Report released Tuesday, April 14: National…
  • Apr 13

    Finals Help

    Finals Help
    We do our best to help our students out during finals time.  Here are some resources and services we hope will make this time a little less stressful. Sample Exams – The Law Library has a number of sample exams for BYU Law…
  • Mar 27

    ProQuest’s Executive Orders and Presidential Proclamations 1789-2014

    ProQuest’s Executive Orders and Presidential Proclamations 1789-2014
    The President of the United States uses Executive Orders to execute a wide variety of actions with regard to the internal operations and organization of the Federal Government as well as foreign and domestic policies. Historically, executive…
Rank this Week: 432

Barco 2.0 : Law Library Reference

Barco 2.0 : Law Library Reference

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

http://barcorefblog.blogspot.com/
  • Apr 16

    Update on HathiTrust govdoc

    Update on HathiTrust govdoc
    The latest Update on HathiTrust Activities  announces that the US Federal Government Documents Initiative report is now available, reporting on the status of the Hathi govdocs initiative as well as recommendations for future action and…
  • Apr 15

    ABA Techshow starts tomorrow

    ABA Techshow starts tomorrow
    ABA Techshow takes place in Chicago April 16-18. For those of us who aren't able to attend, Attorney at Work has a "Scouting Report" on some of the highlights.  
  • Apr 13

    A brief history of technology and law

    A brief history of technology and law
    The ABA Journal recently had an article titled "100 innovations in law" that gave an interesting history of how the evolution of technology has changed the law, and the way law is practiced, over the years. The examples range from the…
Rank this Week: 435

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
  • Apr 13

    Foreign and International Law: Prepare to Practice Research Workshop

    Foreign and International Law: Prepare to Practice Research Workshop
    Lillian Goldman Law Library Research Skills Series Foreign and International Law: Prepare to Practice Research Workshop April 15th SLB / Room 128  / 3-4PM The training session will cover major open-access and subscription resources…
  • Apr 13

    Exhibit talk: "Blackstone's Commentaries: A Work of Art?"

    Exhibit talk: "Blackstone's Commentaries: A Work of Art?"
    “Blackstone’s Commentaries: A Work of Art?” An exhibition talk by Cristina S. Martinez, PhD University of Ottawa   Friday, April 17, 2015 11:00am-12:00pm Room 122, Yale Law School 127 Wall Street, New Haven…
  • Apr 7

    Library Tip: Research Assistance

    Library Tip: Research Assistance
    Dear Students: Whether it’s a quick question about blue book citation, or an in-depth request for study design assistance, research/reference librarians are here to help! You can reach them many different ways:
Rank this Week: 471

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/
  • Apr 20

    Past Exam

    Past Exam
    A number of our law faculty have made their past exams available for students to review.  They are available through the Law Library's site under the Students link.  Access is password protected so please contact the Reference Desk…
  • Apr 17

    Study Aid

    Study Aid
    As you start to plan for studying for final exams, think about investigating the Library's Study Guides.  These guides are available on Reserve at the Library Circulation desk.   A few (relating to the UCC) are available online on…
  • Apr 16

    EU Begins Antitrust Proceedings Against Google

    EU Begins Antitrust Proceedings Against Google
    Yesterday, the European Commission initiated antitrust proceedings against Google. The Commission accuses Google of using its dominant position in the search engine market to harm competitors, by favoring its own shopping products within…
Rank this Week: 533

Scholarly Communications @ Duke

Scholarly Communications @ Duke

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

http://blogs.library.duke.edu/scholcomm/
  • Apr 14

    A new home for copyright?

    A new home for copyright?
    The idea that the Copyright Office should move out of the Library of Congress was first raised some years ago by Bruce Lehman, who was, at the time, the Director of the Patent and Trademark Office.  The idea seemed to be that the…
  • Apr 1

    Listening to Lessig

    Listening to Lessig
    Like many other attendees, I was pleased when I saw that the closing keynote address for this year’s Association of College and Research Libraries Conference was to be given by Professor Larry Lessig of Harvard.  But, to be honest,…
  • Mar 13

    Copyright, Open Access, and Human Right

    Copyright, Open Access, and Human Right
    The United Nations Human Rights Council is holding its 28th session this month, and one item on the agenda is discussion about a report from Farida Shaheed, who is a “Special Rapporteur” in the area of “cultural…
Rank this Week: 520

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: 541

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
  • Apr 20

    Links We Love Weekly Round-Up — April 20, 2015

    Links We Love Weekly Round-Up — April 20, 2015
     5 Ways to Kill Your Dreams All of us want to invent that game-changing product, launch that successful company, write that best-selling book. And yet so few of us actually do it. Brazilian entrepreneur Bel Pesce breaks down five…
  • Apr 16

    Staff Spotlight: Congratulations to Whitney Thompson

    Staff Spotlight: Congratulations to Whitney Thompson
    Congratulations to our very own Whitney Thompson for being among the four finalists for the Charlotte Chamber Young Professional Educator of the year award! Whitney is the Assistant Director of Student Success here at the Charlotte…
  • Apr 16

    Introducing Our New Core Operations Student Workers!

    Introducing Our New Core Operations Student Workers!
    Meet Safari Little and Robin Washington, the library’s newest Core Operations student workers…   Where are you from originally, and how long have you lived in Charlotte? I am originally from Shelby, NC. I currently live in…
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CM Law Library Blog

CM Law Library Blog

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

http://cmlawlibraryblog.classcaster.net/
  • Apr 20

    This Just In – Trying Your First Case: A Practitioner’s Guide

    This Just In – Trying Your First Case: A Practitioner’s Guide
    Getting ready to try your first case can be an exciting and stressful time. Before stepping into the courtroom, you’ll want to have reviewed more than just the local court rules. One basic resource used by practicing attorneys is Ohio…
  • Apr 17

    Ruth Bader Ginsburg Ice Cream?

    Ruth Bader Ginsburg Ice Cream?
    Ruth Bader Ginger ice cream? What about Sonya SotomayOreo Mint Cookie? Ben and Jerry’s ice cream has paid homage to 20 people or groups in the past according to a recent Buzzfeed article but only 2 were female. To rectify this…
  • Apr 16

    CMBA’s 2015 Medical/Legal Summit–April 17-18

    CMBA’s 2015 Medical/Legal Summit–April 17-18
    The Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Association is hosting its annual Medical/Legal Summit April 17-18th The summit brings together doctors, lawyers, health care professionals and others who work in allied professions in Northeast Ohio for…
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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…
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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!
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Un blog pour l'information…

Un blog pour l'information juridique

By Emmanuel Barthe.

http://www.precisement.org/blog/
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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…
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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/
  • Apr 17

    Legal Milestones in Choral Music

    Legal Milestones in Choral Music
    Two upcoming choral concerts honor historic legal events.1297 copy of Magna Carta on displayin the National Archives (and the NationalArchives Featured Documents web exhibit)UW Collegium Musicum presents a musical setting of a medieval poem…
  • Apr 17

    National County Government Month #NCGM

    National County Government Month #NCGM
    "April is the cruellest month," wrote T. S. Eliot. If you're a fan of Eliot, you might be celebrating April as National Poetry Month.But April is also National County Government Month (declared by the National Association of…
  • Apr 15

    Working at the IRS; Pew on Taxe

    Working at the IRS; Pew on Taxe
    Bloomberg News has a long story looking at life inside the IRS: Devin Leonard & Richard Rubin, IRS Workers Are Miserable and Overwhelmed, April 8, 2015. The headline conveys the gist of it, but read the article to learn more about…
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Paul L. Boley Law Library

Paul L. Boley Law Library

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

https://law.lclark.edu/library/
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Massachusetts Law Updates

Massachusetts Law Updates

From the Massachusetts Trial Court Law Libraries

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

    New SJC Rule Will Require Professionalism Course

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

    SJC Rules on Segregated Confinement

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

    PIRG'S 2012 Trouble in Toyland toy safety report.

    PIRG'S 2012 Trouble in Toyland toy safety report.
    http://bit.ly/WuyUky
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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
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Vancouver Law Librarian Blog

Vancouver Law Librarian Blog

Covers knowledge management, web development and law library management. By Steve Matthews.

http://vancouverlawlib.blogspot.com/
  • Apr 9

    Will CALL Lower Student Membership Fees?

    Will CALL Lower Student Membership Fees?
    The Canadian Association of Law Libraries has had reduced membership fees for students for quite some time, offering the same 30% reduction that the Association gives its retired members. At the upcoming conference in Moncton, there will be a…
  • Apr 2

    Newly Added Annotations in Quickscribe 2.0

    Newly Added Annotations in Quickscribe 2.0
    For several years now, we've been posting a monthly summary of updated Quickscribe hardcopy manuals here on VLLB. Since Quickscribe's services are always evolving, we're going to change things up too.From now on, we'll be bringing you a…
  • Feb 6

    Quickscribe Manual Updates for January 2015

    Quickscribe Manual Updates for January 2015
    Just one Quickscribe Manual update for this month: the Forest Legislation Manual.Don't forget: free daily updates to BC statutes and regulations are available at www.bclegislation.ca,  courtesy of Quickscribe.
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Seattle University Law Library…

Seattle University Law Library INFO

Covers legal news, legal research and library news.

http://lawlibraryblog.seattleu.edu/
  • Apr 17

    Recommended Books from the Recreational Reading Collection

    Recommended Books from the Recreational Reading Collection
    The recreational reading (McNaughton) collection is located on the 2nd floor of the library under the staircase. All the Light We Cannot See (Scribner 2014) Anthony Doerr LAW-McNaughton Collection (2nd Floor) PS 3604.O34 .A77 2014 (National…
  • Apr 16

    President Abraham Lincoln Fatally Shot by John Wilkes Booth, April 14, 1865

    President Abraham Lincoln Fatally Shot by John Wilkes Booth, April 14, 1865
    The attack on President Lincoln by John Wilkes Booth came five days after General Robert E. Lee surrendered at Appomattox. Booth’s initial plot was to kidnap Lincoln and take him to Richmond, the Confederate capital. When this plot,…
  • Apr 15

    National Library Week, April 12-18, 2015

    National Library Week, April 12-18, 2015
    This week, Seattle University Law Library joins libraries in schools, campuses and communities nationwide in celebrating National Library Week. First sponsored in 1958, National Library Week is a national observance sponsored by the American…
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BLAWg IN Bloom: The Indiana Law…

BLAWg IN Bloom: The Indiana Law Library Blog

Covers legal news, legal resources, and library information. From the Indiana University Maurer School of Law.

http://www.law.indiana.edu/lawlibrary/blawg
  • Apr 16

    The Law Library: Constant, Yet Always Changing

    The Law Library: Constant, Yet Always Changing
    The traditional image of the library typically involves an institution that is unchanging as the world around it changes. Some view this as dependability, others view it as obsolescence. In truth, there are many aspects of the library that…
  • Apr 2

    Jumpstart Returns!

    Jumpstart Returns!
    The extremely popular Jumpstart research program returns to the Law Library. Jumpstart sessions will be available April 7th-April 14th. The program, designed by the reference librarians, will again work towards preparing law students for…
  • Mar 27

    Researching the History of U.S. practice in international law and international relation

    Researching the History of U.S. practice in international law and international relation
    If you are interested in researching the history of U.S. practice in international law, or the history of U.S. diplomacy more generally, there are several resources in HeinOnline and in ProQuest Congressional that can help you. U.S. practice…
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The Patent Librarian's Notebook

The Patent Librarian's Notebook

By Michael White.

http://patentlibrarian.blogspot.com/
  • Feb 19

    As of January 2015, the Patent Librarian's…

    As of January 2015, the Patent Librarian's Notebook has moved to WordPress at http://patentlibrarian.com/.
  • Dec 31

    U.S. Patent Statistics and Numbers for 2013

    U.S. Patent Statistics and Numbers for 2013
    The USPTO issued 305,081 patents in 2013, an increase of 10.2 percent over 2012. The agency also published 347,148 utility and plant patent applications, an increase of 4.7 percent over the previous year. The total number of U.S. patent…
  • Dec 29

    Tangle toy puzzle

    Tangle toy puzzle
    A few days ago I took my four-year old daughter to get a flu shot. As a reward for being brave and not crying (too much) the nurse gave her a puzzle-toy called a Tangle(R). Turns out it was patented in 1985 (US 4509929) by Richard Zawitz.…
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FSU College of Law Library Blog

FSU College of Law Library Blog

Covers of legal research topics and legal information. From the Florida State University Law Library Team.

http://fsulawlibraryblog.typepad.com/fsu_college_of_law_librar/
  • Oct 21

    Prizmo

    Prizmo
    Prizmo is a scanning app for iPhone and iPad. It can export in multiple formats and even OCR a scan. Read more about it here. Posted by Jon Lutz
  • Oct 13

    DOJ Launches Law Jobs App for iOS

    DOJ Launches Law Jobs App for iOS
    This US Department of Justice app allows for a quick and easy way to find law student interships and attorney jobs too. It's available for iOS now and coming for Android. You can find it here. Posted by Jon Lutz
  • Oct 2

    Six Cool Things You Can Do With iOS 8

    Six Cool Things You Can Do With iOS 8
    iOS 8 has some cool new features, check them out here. Posted by Jon Lutz
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Depraved Librarian

Depraved Librarian

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

http://depravedlibrarian.wordpress.com
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Off the Shelf - The Osgood Hall…

Off the Shelf - The Osgood Hall Law School Library Blog

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

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

    Recent Acquisitions, April 13 – April 20, 2015

    Recent Acquisitions, April 13 – April 20, 2015
    44 new acquisitions in Osgoode Hall Law School Library, including 30 from 2015: K 240 P45 2015 Spatial justice : body, lawscape, atmosphere Routledge 2015 xi, 265 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm. K 2400 R82 2014 International arbitration :…
  • Apr 13

    Recent Acquisitions, April 6 – April 13, 2015

    Recent Acquisitions, April 6 – April 13, 2015
    5 new acquisitions in Osgoode Hall Law School Library, including 3 from 2015: K 3830 D65 2008 Principles of international investment law Oxford University Press, 2008 xliii, 433 pages ; 24 cm. Strategic legal writing : preparing persuasive…
  • Apr 8

    Historical Judgments of the Supreme Court of Canada

    Historical Judgments of the Supreme Court of Canada
    Historical judgements of the Supreme Court of Canada from 1876 are available online through Lexum – http://scc-csc.lexum.com/scc-csc/scc-csc/en/1877/nav_date.do They can also be accessed on CanLII.
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