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Current Awareness Weblog

Current Awareness Weblog

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

http://www.innertemplelibrary.com/
Rank this Week: 7

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 21

    OPINION: Folsom v. Livingston

    OPINION: Folsom v. Livingston
    CIVIL – DAMAGES DA 15-0499, 2016 MT 238, DAVID W. FOLSOM and ALANA L. FOLSOM, Plaintiffs, Appellants, and Cross-Appellees, v. CITY OF LIVINGSTON, a political subdivision of the State of Montana, Defendant, Appellee, and Cross-Appellant,…
  • Sep 21

    OPINION: State v. Hooper

    OPINION: State v. Hooper
    CRIMINAL – BURGLARY DA 15-0261, 2016 MT 237, STATE OF MONTANA, Plaintiff and Appellee, v. BRITNEY PORSCHE HOOPER, Defendant and Appellant.
  • Sep 21

    UNPUBLISHED OPINION: Aker v. State

    UNPUBLISHED OPINION: Aker v. State
    CIVIL – POSTCONVICTION DA 15-0271, 2016 MT 236N, JIMMIE LEE AKER, Petitioner and Appellant, v. STATE OF MONTANA, Respondent and Appellee.
Rank this Week: 14

beSpacific

beSpacific

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

http://www.bespacific.com/
  • Sep 22

    International Migration Outlook 2016

    International Migration Outlook 2016
    “The 2016 edition of the International Migration Outlook analyses recent developments in migration movements and policies in OECD countries and selected non-OECD countries, and looks at the evolution of the labour market outcomes of…
  • Sep 22

    NISO Releases Altmetrics Recommended Practice

    NISO Releases Altmetrics Recommended Practice
    “The National Information Standards Organization has published NISO RP-25-2016, Outputs of the NISO Alternative Assessment Project. This recommended practice on altmetrics, an expansion of the tools available for measuring the scholarly…
  • Sep 22

    Census of Problem-Solving Courts, 2012

    Census of Problem-Solving Courts, 2012
    Suzanne M. Strong, Ph.D., Ramona R. Rantala, Bureau of Justice Statistics, Tracey Kyckelhahn, Ph.D., Former BJS Statistician. September 15, 2016. NCJ 249803 “Describes type, location, and characteristics of all known problem-solving…
Rank this Week: 16

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 21

    Am. Soc’y for Bioethics & Humanities – Washington, DC

    Am. Soc’y for Bioethics & Humanities – Washington, DC
    The American Society for Bioethics & Humanities holds its annual meeting Oct. 6-9, 2016, in Washington, DC.
  • Sep 21

    Secrecy, Security & Science – Baltimore, MD

    Secrecy, Security & Science – Baltimore, MD
    Johns Hopkins Berman Institute of Bioethics hosts the Robert H. Levi Leadership Symposium, Secrecy, Security and Science: Reflections on the 20-Year Legacy of the Advisory Committee on Human Radiation Experiments,...
  • Sep 21

    Colloquia/Workshop

    Colloquia/Workshop
    Emory University School of Law Lily Kahng, Professor of Law, Seattle University School of Law, presents today her paper entitled Who Owns Human Capital? Paper is available here. New York University...
Rank this Week: 28

Slaw

Slaw

A Canadian cooperative weblog on all things legal.

http://www.slaw.ca
  • Sep 23

    How Branding Works (And Why Law Firms Should Care)

    How Branding Works (And Why Law Firms Should Care)
    In the olden days we weren’t allowed to say the M word (marketing) within 50 meters of a law firm because it was considered too unprofessional and trendy. Now, Partners throw around the B word (branding) like there’s no tomorrow!…
  • Sep 22

    Finding and Effectively Using an Expert Witne

    Finding and Effectively Using an Expert Witne
    In the summer of 2016, author Simek had the pleasure of joining a Pennsylvania Bar Association panel comprised of both testifying experts and judges to explore how to find and effectively use a good expert. It seemed to author Nelson, sitting…
  • Sep 21

    Cloud Computing: It’s All Good – or Mostly Good

    Cloud Computing: It’s All Good – or Mostly Good
    A ZDNet article entitled Cloud computing: Four reasons why companies are choosing public over private or hybrid clouds makes a case for the value of the public cloud. The reasons: Innovation comes as standard with the public cloud Flexibility…
Rank this Week: 75

BLS Library Blog

BLS Library Blog

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

http://www.blslibrary.com/
  • Sep 23

    Episode 098 – Conversation BLS Alumni Greg Zamfotis and John Rudikoff

    Episode 098 – Conversation BLS Alumni Greg Zamfotis and John Rudikoff
    Episode 098 – Conversation with BLS Alumni Greg Zamfotis and John Rudikoff.mp3 This conversation with Brooklyn Law School alumni Gregory Zamfotis, Class of 2007, and John Rudikoff, Class of 2006 and CEO and managing director of the…
  • Sep 22

    BLS Library Databases Research Fair: September 29, 2016

    BLS Library Databases Research Fair: September 29, 2016
    The Fifth Annual Library Databases Research Fair will be held on Thursday, September 29th, 2016.  The Fair will be held in the Student Lounge from 3:00pm to 6:00pm. Representatives from the following legal research companies will be here…
  • Sep 9

    Constitution Day Friday September 16th

    Constitution Day Friday September 16th
    To encourage all Americans to learn more about the Constitution Congress established Constitution Week in 1956 . It was to begin each year on September 17th, the date in 1787 when delegates to the Convention signed the Constitution.  In…
Rank this Week: 88

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: 89

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: 98

Collection Development Blog

Collection Development Blog

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

http://obelix.lib.hku.hk/cdblog
  • Dec 9

    HeinOnline ScholarCheck

    HeinOnline ScholarCheck
      ScholarCheck is a useful tool for viewing journal articles that have a heavy influence on the subject being researched in HeinOnline. It analyzes articles most cited by other articles and most accessed during a rolling 12-month period.…
  • Dec 7

    Scheduled System Maintenance on Wisers’ Service Platforms 19 Dec 2015

    Scheduled System Maintenance on Wisers’ Service Platforms 19 Dec 2015
    Please be informed that a system maintenance will be scheduled on Saturday, 19 Dec 2015 from 18:00 to 23:59 (Hong Kong Time GMT+8).  During this period, all services will be temporarily unavailable.  The services will be resumed to…
  • Dec 6

    Law Journals – Table of Contents (A)

    Law Journals – Table of Contents (A)
    Selected Law Journals: Table of Contents This list covers top ranked (A or A*) law journals selected from the ARC (Australian Research Council) ranked journal list and Asian law related journals of interest to the HKU community. Table of…
Rank this Week: 114

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
  • Jun 7

    Commencement Address, Phillips Academy 2016

    Commencement Address, Phillips Academy 2016
    Commencement Address Phillips Academy, Andover June 5, 2016 John Palfrey Welcome, everyone – trustees, faculty, and staff; faculty Emeriti; alumni, families, friends, and – most of all – our beloved students.  Thank you…
  • May 19

    Search for a President of the Boston Public Library

    Search for a President of the Boston Public Library
    Since September of 2015, we’ve been in the midst of a search to find a new President of the Boston Public Library.  The BPL is an amazing institution on many levels.  Part of the greatness of the BPL derives from ……
  • May 4

    All School Meeting Address, May 4, 2016, Phillips Academy

    All School Meeting Address, May 4, 2016, Phillips Academy
    All School Meeting Address (Excerpt) May 4, 2016 John Palfrey, Phillips Academy […] I was in North Carolina recently, at Duke, and I talked with a recent graduate from the class of 2014. He just loved Andover and told me ……
Rank this Week: 151

Legal Informatics Blog

Legal Informatics Blog

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

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

    Updates Now on Legal Informatics Tumblr and Twitter

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

    Greenwood: Law Itself is the Killer Blockchain App

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

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

    SubTech 2016: International Conference on Substantive Technology in Legal Education and Practice: Storify, links, and resource
    SubTech 2016: International Conference on Substantive Technology in Legal Education and Practice was held 7-9 July 2015 at University of Richmond School of Law in Richmond, Virginia, USA. The conference website is at:…
Rank this Week: 167

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: 178

Library Stuff

Library Stuff

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

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

    Sarah Glassmeyer: Opening a window on closed data

    Sarah Glassmeyer: Opening a window on closed data
    “Sarah Glassmeyer has spent the past year as a research fellow at the Harvard Library Innovation Lab, studying how government publishes law. And how little is available to the taxpayers who finance it.Her work includes a census of 50…
  • Sep 22

    Library officials say no to graphic version of Clinton book

    Library officials say no to graphic version of Clinton book
    “Stirring up a bit of a ruckus, Alachua County library officials have rejected a request to add a new book to its shelves. The collections department, which buys books for the library, decided to not buy “Clinton Cash: A Graphic…
  • Sep 21

    Apple targets historic Carnegie Library for downtown flagship store

    Apple targets historic Carnegie Library for downtown flagship store
    “Representatives from Apple have proposed opening a flagship store and events center in one of the District’s most prominent and historic buildings, the Carnegie Library in Mount Vernon Square. Negotiations between the…
Rank this Week: 197

Jenkins Law Library Blog

Jenkins Law Library Blog

Covers technology and legal research.

https://www.jenkinslaw.org/blog
  • Sep 22

    The Pennsylvania Constitution turns 240!

    The Pennsylvania Constitution turns 240!
    September 28 marks the 240th anniversary of the original Pennsylvania Constitution. According to the Pennsylvania Manual, in June of 1776, extralegal committees fed up with the Provincial Assembly that ruled Pennsylvania at that time called a…
  • Sep 15

    Jenkins on Your Desktop: Wrongful Use of Civil Proceedings and Related Torts in Pennsylvania

    Jenkins on Your Desktop: Wrongful Use of Civil Proceedings and Related Torts in Pennsylvania
    Wrongful Use of Civil Proceedings and Related Torts in Pennsylvania  is a newly published treatise on the Dragonetti Act from Law Journal Press (LJP).  Jenkins owns a a print copy which circulates to members. This title is also…
  • Sep 13

    New to HeinOnline: University of North Carolina Press Law-Related Title

    New to HeinOnline: University of North Carolina Press Law-Related Title
    HeinOnline has partnered with University of North Carolina Press and over 100 law-related UNC Press titles are now available on HeinOnline. These books can be found in the UNC Press Law Publications collection. Titles include: If That Ever…
Rank this Week: 213

Criminal Law Library Blog

Criminal Law Library Blog

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

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

    State Advocacy Strategies: The New York Story

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

    State Advocacy Strategies: The New York Story

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

    State Advocacy Strategies: The New York Story

    State Advocacy Strategies: The New York Story
    Included below are my introductory remarks delivered at the Annual Meeting of the American Association of Law Libraries on July 23, 2012 as part Program E-1 State Advocacy Strategies: Learning to Connect, Grow and Survive. The material below…
Rank this Week: 214

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 23

    How Do You Say “Book” in…?

    How Do You Say “Book” in…?
    It’s almost time for the National Book Festival (#NatBookFest)! I have looked through the line-up, which you can browse by author or schedule, and am excited to try to see the authors of “Rosie Revere, Engineer,”…
  • Sep 22

    On the Shelf: Hispanic Heritage Month and Recent Latin American Law Material Acquisition

    On the Shelf: Hispanic Heritage Month and Recent Latin American Law Material Acquisition
    Earlier this year we reflected on Hispanic Heritage Month with a post by my colleague Francisco Macias. He and I have explored the origins of the month in previous years’ posts. You can read this year’s Presidential Proclamation…
  • Sep 21

    Behind the Scenes at the Swearing-in of the 14th Librarian of Congre

    Behind the Scenes at the Swearing-in of the 14th Librarian of Congre
    This is a guest post by Roberta I. Shaffer, Law Librarian of Congress, whose posts include 2016 New Year’s Greetings from the Law Librarian of Congress and An Interview with Roberta Shaffer, Law Librarian of Congress. For so many…
Rank this Week: 249

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: 251

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 23

    Employee Health Care Deductibles Continue to Rise

    Employee Health Care Deductibles Continue to Rise
    The Kaiser Family Foundation (KFF) and Health Research & Educational Trust recently released their 2016 Employer Health Benefits Survey.  The Survey revealed “83% of covered workers have a general annual deductible for single…
  • Sep 21

    HeinOnline: US Congressional Documents Library

    HeinOnline: US Congressional Documents Library
    The US Congressional Documents Library in HeinOnline is a true hidden gem that you have access to at your fingertips!  Contained in this library you will find the Congressional Record, Congressional Budget Office documents, Congressional…
  • Sep 20

    HeinOnline’s CFR and Federal Register Librarie

    HeinOnline’s CFR and Federal Register Librarie
    In yesterday’s blog we talked about HeinOnline’s law journal library.  Today we are going to highlight the Federal Register and Code of Federal Regulations (CFR) libraries on Hein.  As stated yesterday, Hein is a great…
Rank this Week: 303

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 21

    New Yale Law Library exhibit: "Representing the Law in the Most Serene Republic"

    New Yale Law Library exhibit: "Representing the Law in the Most Serene Republic"
    Representing the Law in the Most Serene Republic:Images of Authority from Renaissance Venice The Venetian Republic, a prosperous and powerful state in Renaissance Europe, cultivated an image of stability and liberty. This image-making is on…
  • Aug 9

    New on the shelves: the first law book printed by a woman

    New on the shelves: the first law book printed by a woman
    This drawing is found in one of our recent acquisitions. What makes it special is that the book is the very first law book printed by a woman: Argumentum Institutionum imperialium, an edition of Justinian’s Institutes printed in Paris…
  • Jul 28

    New on the shelves: an Inquisition trial

    New on the shelves: an Inquisition trial
    One of my favorite acquisitions at this spring’s New York Antiquarian Book Fair was an Italian broadside with an enormous woodcut of an Inquisition trial. The trial took place in Brescia in 1710. The defendant was a priest, Giuseppe…
Rank this Week: 294

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/
  • Aug 17

    Welcome, Class of 2019!

    Welcome, Class of 2019!
    The Law Library is happy to welcome the class of 2019 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…
  • Aug 12

    Interlibrary Loan

    Interlibrary Loan
    Interlibrary Loan (ILL) is a free service for BYU Law faculty, staff, and students to assist with their research needs. ILL will locate and deliver to you: books, journal articles, and many other library…
  • May 12

    Two Self-Paced Language Learning and Supplementary Language Support Program

    Two Self-Paced Language Learning and Supplementary Language Support Program
    Pronunciator Pronunciator teaches 80 world languages, including TESOL, from 50 language interfaces. This program is a great tool for self-assisted language learning, to provide supplemental practice and support for language classes taken on…
Rank this Week: 290

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 22

    New Moritz Law Library Research Guide on College History and Digital Archive

    New Moritz Law Library Research Guide on College History and Digital Archive
    <!--[if gte mso 9]> <![endif]-->Interested in researching the early history of the Moritz College of Law or locating information about former students, alumni, faculty and staff who contributed to the success of the College…
  • Sep 15

    Get Answers Quickly by Chatting With a Moritz Reference Librarian

    Get Answers Quickly by Chatting With a Moritz Reference Librarian
    <!--[if gte mso 9]> <![endif]-->Where can I find state legislative history documents? How do I cite to an administrative decision? Get answers to these sorts of questions quickly and easily by chatting with a Moritz…
  • Sep 8

    Get Ready for Practice with Discover Plu

    Get Ready for Practice with Discover Plu
    <!--[if gte mso 9]> <![endif]-->Would you like to see a simple checklist of jury objections or examples of specific contract clauses? The Moritz Law Library provides students and faculty access to the Practicing Law…
Rank this Week: 380

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/
  • Sep 18

    On My Hypocrisy and Affecting Change in Law Firm

    On My Hypocrisy and Affecting Change in Law Firm
    Hypocrisy is the tribute vice pays to virtue. As such, it is a venal sin. But I’m thin skinned and easily goaded. I couldn’t take it when my best friend called me out for being a hypocrite. And so I have found my way back to a law…
  • Sep 13

    Landslides, Bongs and Innovation

    Landslides, Bongs and Innovation
    Innovation is hard.  Despite how easily the word gets tossed around, like a "bong at a frat party" as friend likes to say, but to truly innovate, to truly change a process, a culture, a product is one of the most difficult things to…
  • Sep 11

    LATE: Thoughts on Associate Salary Increase

    LATE: Thoughts on Associate Salary Increase
    I was recently asked my opinion on associate salary increases (no, really. It's not like I have any compunction about foisting my unsolicited opinions on the world). I told the person I would get back to them. That was a couple of weeks ago.…
Rank this Week: 416

Depraved Librarian

Depraved Librarian

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

http://depravedlibrarian.wordpress.com
  • Sep 24

    Links for 2016-09-23 [del.icio.us]

    Links for 2016-09-23 [del.icio.us]
    Sponsored: 64% off Code Black Drone with HD Camera Our #1 Best-Selling Drone--Meet the Dark Night of the Sky!
  • Sep 22

    Links for 2016-09-21 [del.icio.us]

    Links for 2016-09-21 [del.icio.us]
    Sponsored: 64% off Code Black Drone with HD Camera Our #1 Best-Selling Drone--Meet the Dark Night of the Sky!
  • Sep 17

    Links for 2016-09-16 [del.icio.us]

    Links for 2016-09-16 [del.icio.us]
    Sponsored: 64% off Code Black Drone with HD Camera Our #1 Best-Selling Drone--Meet the Dark Night of the Sky!
Rank this Week: 479

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 18

    2016 Oregon Archives Crawl, October 8th

    2016 Oregon Archives Crawl, October 8th
    Every legal researcher needs archived, historic or just plain out of print documents once in a while. Oregon has you covered. If you’re a crypto or an avowed historian, writer, or any other type of bibliographic spelunker, check out the…
  • Aug 29

    70 Year Anniversary of John Hersey’s “Hiroshima”

    70 Year Anniversary of John Hersey’s “Hiroshima”
    “How John Hersey’s Hiroshima revealed the horror of the bomb,” by Caroline Raphael, BBC Magazine, 22 August 2016, The BBC news magazine reports on this anniversary and links to their 1948 radio broadcast recording of the…
  • Aug 22

    Inaugural Stand-Alone SRLN Equal Justice Program Scheduled for February 2017

    Inaugural Stand-Alone SRLN Equal Justice Program Scheduled for February 2017
    The Self-Represented Litigation Network (SRLN) is an organization for Access-to-Justice (A2J) professionals, lawyers, judges, law librarians, law professors, law students, and others who believe that everyone has a right to free or…
Rank this Week: 489

Un blog pour l'information…

Un blog pour l'information juridique

By Emmanuel Barthe.

http://www.precisement.org/blog/
  • Sep 22

    CREDA concurrence : Alain Ronzano et Muriel Chagny reprennent le flambeau

    CREDA concurrence : Alain Ronzano et Muriel Chagny reprennent le flambeau
    Marie Lavie de Rande signale sur la liste de discussion Juriconnexion la fin de la lettre CREPA Concurrence ... et le lancement au 1er octobre de son successeur Actu-concurrence. L'éditeur de la lettre, la Chambre de commerce et…
  • Sep 12

    CEDH : State of Proceedings, un moteur pour connaître l'état de la procédure

    CEDH : State of Proceedings, un moteur pour conna&icirc;tre l'&eacute;tat de la proc&eacute;dure
    La Cour européenne des droits de l'homme (CEDH) vient de mettre en place [1] un moteur de recherche appelé "SOP" (State of Proceedings : état de la procédure) permettant à toute personne de savoir à…
  • Aug 29

    Nouvelle charte typographique du Journal officiel Lois et décret

    Nouvelle charte typographique du Journal officiel Lois et décret
    La DILA a mis en ligne cet été sur Legifrance la nouvelle charte typographique du Journal officiel Lois et décret (PDF, 26 pages). Cette version de juin 2016 tient compte du passage au JO purement en ligne (suppression de…
Rank this Week: 497

Seattle University Law Library…

Seattle University Law Library INFO

Covers legal news, legal research and library news.

http://lawlibraryblog.seattleu.edu/
  • Sep 22

    Featured Database: Versus Law

    Featured Database: Versus Law
    Like Westlaw and Lexis, Versus Law provides an excellent source of information for researchers interested in looking for information on primary sources of law. Versus Law covers appellate cases, statutes and administrative regulations at both…
  • Sep 21

    Social Justice Monday: Mobilizing for Refugee Right

    Social Justice Monday: Mobilizing for Refugee Right
    Social Justice Monday: Mobilizing for Refugee Rights September 19, 2016 We are in the midst of the largest refugee crisis since the aftermath of World War II. Over 1 million people made the decision to cross the Mediterranean in 2015, fleeing…
  • Sep 20

    New and Notable – Shari’a in the Secular State: Evolving Meanings of Islamic Jurisprudence in Turkey

    New and Notable &ndash; Shari&rsquo;a in the Secular State: Evolving Meanings of Islamic Jurisprudence in Turkey
    Shari’a in the Secular State: Evolving Meanings of Islamic Jurisprudence in Turkey Russell Powell, Associate Provost for Global Engagement, Professor of Law Words in both law and religion can shape power relationships and are often…
Rank this Week: 511

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 6

    The Cleveland Law Library's Open House is This Friday, 9/9/16-Special Noon Program on 'Green' Working and Living

    The Cleveland Law Library's Open House is This Friday, 9/9/16-Special Noon Program on 'Green' Working and Living
    The Cleveland Law Library is hosting its annual Open House this Friday from 9:00 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Staff will provide tours of our facility and provide information about our services, collections and databases. Everyone who stops by will have a…
  • Aug 25

    Librarians are the "Human Google"

    Librarians are the "Human Google"
    A recent article and video from CBS News calls librarians at the New York Public Library the "human Google." The article points out that librarians are still a trusted source for finding accurate information, and they use both both private...
  • Jul 22

    Bookmyne - The CLEVNET Catalog App is now available at the Law Library

    Bookmyne - The CLEVNET Catalog App is now available at the Law Library
    The Cleveland Law Library catalog is now available for your mobile devices via BookMyne. For more information or to install the app, follow this link: https://www.clevnet.org/bookmyne
Rank this Week: 521

Trial Ad Notes

Trial Ad Notes

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

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

    National Academies reports - Growth of Incarceration

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

    Evidence-Based Practice in Criminal Defense

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

    Conviction Reversed Because Expert Testimony re Eyewitness ID Excluded

    Conviction Reversed Because Expert Testimony re Eyewitness ID Excluded
    Interesting case from New York: Joel Stashenko, Conviction Reversed as Expert Barred from Testifying, N.Y.L.J., April 3, 2015.The case is People v. McCullough, 11-01614 (N.Y. Sup. Ct., App. Div. March 27, 2015), link to court website
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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!
Rank this Week: 490

Dewey B Strategic

Dewey B Strategic

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

http://deweybstrategic.blogspot.com/
  • Sep 23

    LexisNexis Acquires Intelligize: Intelliize + Lex Machina = A Bigger Data Play?

    LexisNexis Acquires Intelligize: Intelliize + Lex Machina = A Bigger Data Play?
    Yesterday LexisNexis announced their intent to acquire Intelligize -- one of those start up gems that came late to the SEC research party and became the belle of the ball. Well really, it was  completely different kind of…
  • Sep 20

    Lex Machina Launches New "Easy Button" Analytics Apps to Compare Judges, Courts and Law Firm

    Lex Machina Launches New "Easy Button" Analytics Apps to Compare Judges, Courts and Law Firm
    Lex Machina is not a hard product to use. It is loaded with data and offers lawyers an infinite landscape of  data permutations. As I have often said "lawyers don't want research products that make them feel like…
  • Sep 18

    Ravel Law Enhances Caselaw Search with Motion Filter

    Ravel Law Enhances Caselaw Search with Motion Filter
    Last week Ravel Law announced a significant new enhancement to their caselaw research product. This new feature will enable subscribers to filter caselaw by  more than 90 motion types. Cases can now be searched by motion,  topic or…
Rank this Week: 549

TSLL TechScans

TSLL TechScans

Covers the latest trends and technology tools for Technical Services Law Librarians.

http://tslltechscans.blogspot.com/
  • Sep 22

    NISO Launches New Project to Create a Flexible API Framework for E-Content in Librarie

    NISO Launches New Project to Create a Flexible API Framework for E-Content in Librarie
    On August 25, 2016, the National Information Standards Organization (NISO) announced a new project relating to APIs and data about electronic content in libraries.Full text of the NISO announcement:Voting Members of the National Information…
  • Sep 14

    OCLC Research announces Faceted Controlled Vocabularies List

    OCLC Research announces Faceted Controlled Vocabularies List
    OCLC Research has announced a new electronic discussion list focused on faceted controlled vocabularies. As technical services librarians, we are most familiar with FAST and LCGFT.Full text of OCLC Research announcement: We are…
  • Sep 13

    Watch the Librarian of Congress Ceremony Live Tomorrow!

    Watch the Librarian of Congress Ceremony Live Tomorrow!
    14thLibrarian of Congress Incumbent, Carla HaydenImage from WikipediaThe Library of Congress (LC) will stream Carla Hayden’s swearing-in on its YouTube channel on Sept. 14 at noon EDT. Hayden, who will become the 14th Librarian of…
Rank this Week: 536

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
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Virtual Library Cat's Eye View

Virtual Library Cat's Eye View

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

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

    Farewell

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

    Constitutional Protections For Mobile Phone Pass Codes?

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

    New CRS Report: Dark Web

    New CRS Report: Dark Web
    You have probably heard of the Deep Web, but how much do you know about the Dark Web?  Discover more about the dark web in Kristin Finklea's CRS Report entitled - you've guessed it - Dark Web.  "This report illuminates information…
Rank this Week: 587

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/
Rank this Week: 610

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: 597

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: 617

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: 618

Library Boy

Library Boy

Features legal research news. By Michel-Adrien Sheppard.

http://micheladrien.blogspot.com/
  • Sep 24

    Two New Canadian Association of Law Libraries Award

    Two New Canadian Association of Law Libraries Award
    The Canadian Association of Law Libraries announced at its 2016 annual conference in Vancouver that Thomson Reuters is funding  two new prizes launched in memory of members the Association lost in 2015.The Gisele Laprise Prize will…
  • Sep 22

    September 2016 Issue of Governance and Recordkeeping Around the World

    September 2016 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…
  • Sep 21

    Canadian Bar Association Legal Futures Round-Up: September 19, 2016

    Canadian Bar Association Legal Futures Round-Up: September 19, 2016
    CBA National, the magazine of the Canadian Bar Association, publishes a regular feature entitled Legal Futures roundup that tracks "noteworthy developments, opinions and news in the legal futures space as a means of furthering discussion…
Rank this Week: 688

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 21

    Slips of the Pen in the Constitution

    Slips of the Pen in the Constitution
    Have you ever wondered about the scribe who wrote out the famous parchment copy of the Constitution? It was a Jacob Shallus, assistant clerk of the Pennsylvania legislature, who had a weekend to make a good copy of what the Constitutional…
  • Sep 13

    Roald Dahl in the law

    Roald Dahl in the law
    Author Roald Dahl was born 100 years ago today. To learn more about the author and his work, check out the official Roald Dahl website.Charlie and the Chocolate Factory illustration from RoaldDahl.comIn 1965 an elementary school student…
  • Sep 8

    Star Trek Turns 50: #LLAP50

    Star Trek Turns 50: #LLAP50
    Since today marks the 50th anniversary of Star Trek, I took a few minutes to check out Star Trek scholarship on HeinOnline. You might be surprised that there's a fair amount. See, e.g.:Star Trek 50 logo from StarTrek.comJohn G.…
Rank this Week: 686

The Goodson Blogson

The Goodson Blogson

News & Announcements from the J. Michael Goodson Law Library at Duke.

http://dukelawref.blogspot.com/
  • Sep 16

    Constitution Day 2016

    Constitution Day 2016
    How well do you know the U.S. Constitution? Today is the official observance of Constitution Day, a national holiday commemorating the signing of the United States Constitution on September 17, 1787. If it's been a while since you last…
  • Sep 12

    Directories of Governments and Non-Governmental Organization

    Directories of Governments and Non-Governmental Organization
    Pop quiz: which book in the library contains an organization chart for the U.S. Coast Guard, lists of current congressional committees and their membership, and contact information for the National Pasta Association? You'll probably never…
  • Aug 29

    Finding Images Online

    Finding Images Online
    Need to punch up a presentation with some visual interest? Duke University's Visual Studies Librarian Lee Sorensen has created a new online portal to help you with Finding Images, along with tips for using them without running afoul of…
Rank this Week: 684

Pace Law Library Blog

Pace Law Library Blog

Covers criminal law, environmental law, immigration law, international law, law and technology, as well as special posts for law students, legal research and writing, and professional responsibility.

http://library.blogs.law.pace.edu/
  • Apr 25

    Pace Law School Competes in NYSBA/AAA Abritration Competition

    Pace Law School Competes in NYSBA/AAA Abritration Competition
    Our congratulations go to the Pace 2016 New York State Bar Association/AAA Arbitration Competition team that competed on November 13-14, 2015 in New York City. Matthew Arpino (2L), Emily Bendana (2L), and Bryan Kelly (2L) represented Pace Law…
  • Apr 21

    Congratulations to the Pace 2016 National Ethics Trial Competition Team

    Congratulations to the Pace 2016 National Ethics Trial Competition Team
    Our congratulations go out to the Pace 2016 National Ethics Trial Competition team that competed at the Tenth Annual National Ethics Trial Competition. The team competed at the Robert T. Matsui U.S. Courthouse in Sacramento, California (March…
  • Apr 21

    Congratulations to the Pace Prince Evidence Team

    Congratulations to the Pace Prince Evidence Team
    Pace team members Robert Foster (3L) and Brian Byrne (3L) did an outstanding job at the prestigious Jerome Prince Evidence Moot Competition, which was held at Brooklyn Law School from Thursday, March 31st through Saturday, April 2nd. Rob and…
Rank this Week: 727

CT Judicial Law Libraries' NewsLog

CT Judicial Law Libraries' NewsLog

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

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

    History of Thanksgiving Proclamation

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

    Administrative Appeal Supreme Court Opinion - 11/23/2015

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

    Family Law Appellate Court Opinions - 11/23/2015

    Family Law Appellate Court Opinions - 11/23/2015
    Category: Recent Decisions;Family Opinions Body: AC37980 - O’Brien v. O’Brien ("The dispositive issue raised by the plaintiff in the present appeal is whether, after remand, the court improperly skewed its equitable distribution…
Rank this Week: 683

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: 726

ThomChat

ThomChat

Thomas Jefferson School of Law Library Blog

http://tjsllibrary.wordpress.com
  • Sep 21

    Banned Books Week: Stand Up for Your Right to Read!

    Banned Books Week: Stand Up for Your Right to Read!
      On Monday, September 26, 2016 at 6:30 p.m., Professor Bryan H. Wildenthal will deliver a talk about The History of Intellectual Freedom in the United States at San Diego’s Public Central Library (just a block south of TJSL), as…
  • Aug 31

    Digitization of Harvard Case Law Library Will Show Court Patterns and Trend

    Digitization of Harvard Case Law Library Will Show Court Patterns and Trend
    Digitization of Harvard Case Law Library Will Show Court Patterns and Trends by Senior Writer for the ABA Journal, Stephanie Francis Ward The Harvard Law School library has approximately 40 million pages of case law, which is currently being…
  • Aug 22

    Feel Confident that Your Legal Research is Complete

    Feel Confident that Your Legal Research is Complete
    Feel Confident that Your Legal Research is Complete by Family Law and Estate Planning attorney, Jeremy Byellin One of the worst experiences as an attorney is realizing that a vital authority is missing from your legal argument.  Your…
Rank this Week: 739

ZiefBrief

ZiefBrief

Announcements, news and legal research tips & tools from University of San Francisco's Dorraine Zief Law Library.

http://ziefbrief.typepad.com/ziefbrief/
  • Sep 15

    New Motion Filters on Ravel Law

    New Motion Filters on Ravel Law
    Ravel recently introduced a new feature that allows users to filter search results by motion type. Now, you can search for cases and get results including only decisions on a particular type of motion – for example, a motion for...
  • Sep 6

    HeinOnline's Resources for Law School Student

    HeinOnline's Resources for Law School Student
    OneLs are just becoming familiar with Lexis and Westlaw, but there's another important database out there, especially if you take a research assistant position or law review editorial position -- HeinOnline. It's one of the largest…
  • Sep 2

    Pew Research Study on American Reading Habit

    Pew Research Study on American Reading Habit
    Librarians think about readers' format preferences (print, ebook, audiobook) a lot. We want to be sure that the library materials we purchase are in a format that works for our patrons. The latest Pew Research Center survey of Americans'…
Rank this Week: 811