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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: 4

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
  • Jan 18

    OPINIONS – January 18, 2017

    OPINIONS – January 18, 2017
    State v. Pope DA 14-0744 2017 MT 12 Criminal – Assault
  • Jan 18

    OPINIONS – January 17, 2017

    OPINIONS – January 17, 2017
    Estate of Cote DA 16-0295 2017 MT 11N Civil – Probate Herman v. Lupoli et al. DA 15-0685 2017 MT 10N Civil – Probate Marriage of Kenney DA 16-0163 2017 MT 9N Civil – Domestic Relations R. Dubois v. State DA 15-0636 2017 MT…
  • Jan 11

    OPINIONS – January 10, 2017

    OPINIONS – January 10, 2017
    Mundel v. Farmers DA 16-0326 2017 MT 6N 1/10/2017 Rada et al. v. Dubrul et al. DA 16-0379 2017 MT 5N 1/10/2017 State v. J. Miller DA 16-0270 2017 MT 4N 1/10/2017 Mulroy v. Morgan Pierce DA 16-0141 2017 MT 3 1/10/2017
Rank this Week: 15

beSpacific

beSpacific

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

http://www.bespacific.com/
  • Jan 22

    NYT – Trump’s Health Plan Would Convert Medicaid to Block Grant

    NYT – Trump’s Health Plan Would Convert Medicaid to Block Grant
    Robert Pear – Trump’s Health Plan Would Convert Medicaid to Block Grants, Aide Says – “President Trump’s plan to replace the Affordable Care Act will propose giving each state a fixed amount of federal money in…
  • Jan 22

    Justice Department blesses White House post for Kushner

    Justice Department blesses White House post for Kushner
    “Justice Department blesses White House post for Kushner,” by Josh Gerstein, Politico: “In a reversal of legal advice given to prior presidents, the Justice Department has concluded that it is lawful for President Donald…
  • Jan 22

    Application of the Anti-Nepotism Statute to a Presidential Appointment in the White House Office

    Application of the Anti-Nepotism Statute to a Presidential Appointment in the White House Office
    Opinion of the Office of Legal Counsel January 20, 2017 – “Section 105(a) of title 3, U.S. Code, which authorizes the President to appoint employees in the White House Office “without regard to any other provision of law…
Rank this Week: 30

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: 31

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
  • Jan 20

    Women in the Law Conference – Boston, MA

    Women in the Law Conference – Boston, MA
    The Northeastern University School of Law will host the ninth annual Women in the Law Conference on May 19, 2017 in Boston, MA. The event will also have a precursor program, “Going...
  • Jan 19

    Animal Law Conference – Portland, OR

    Animal Law Conference – Portland, OR
    Lewis & Clark Law School and the Animal Legal Defense Fund will host the 25th annual Animal Law Conference on Oct. 13-15, 2017 in Portland, OR.
  • Jan 19

    New Directions in Environmental Law Conference – New Haven, CT

    New Directions in Environmental Law Conference – New Haven, CT
    The Yale Center for Environmental Law and Policy are hosting their seventh annual New Directions in Environmental Law Conference on Feb. 24-25th, 2017 in New Haven, CT. You may register...
Rank this Week: 41

Jenkins Law Library Blog

Jenkins Law Library Blog

Covers technology and legal research.

https://www.jenkinslaw.org/blog
  • Jan 19

    Lentz School Security, 2016 - 2017 Edition, by Mary Lentz

    Lentz School Security, 2016 - 2017 Edition, by Mary Lentz
      Lentz School Security provides useful guidance, practical advice, relevant statutes, and case law for addressing school security and safety issues. Topics include interviewing children, identifying volatile situations, and…
  • Jan 19

    U.S. Master Tax Guide (2017) 100th Edition, by Wolters Kluwer Editorial Staff Publication

    U.S. Master Tax Guide (2017) 100th Edition, by Wolters Kluwer Editorial Staff Publication
      The U.S. Master Tax Guide provides helpful and practical guidance on today's federal tax law. This 100th Edition reflects all pertinent federal taxation changes that affect 2016 returns and provides fast and reliable answers…
  • Jan 19

    Follow the new executive office at Regulations.gov

    Follow the new executive office at Regulations.gov
    The Presidential Inauguration is tomorrow, January 20. With the new president comes a new administrative office. Keep up-to-date with notices, proposed rules, and final rules from the executive office online at…
Rank this Week: 73

Trial Ad Notes

Trial Ad Notes

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

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

    National Academies reports - Growth of Incarceration

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

    Evidence-Based Practice in Criminal Defense

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

    Conviction Reversed Because Expert Testimony re Eyewitness ID Excluded

    Conviction Reversed Because Expert Testimony re Eyewitness ID Excluded
    Interesting case from New York: Joel Stashenko, Conviction Reversed as Expert Barred from Testifying, N.Y.L.J., April 3, 2015.The case is People v. McCullough, 11-01614 (N.Y. Sup. Ct., App. Div. March 27, 2015), link to court website
Rank this Week: 96

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: 88

BLS Library Blog

BLS Library Blog

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

http://www.blslibrary.com/
  • Jan 14

    Emoluments Clause: Constitution’s Least Litigated

    Emoluments Clause: Constitution’s Least Litigated
    Article I, Section 9, Clause 8 of the United States Constitution (known as the Emoluments Clause) reads: “No Title of Nobility shall be granted by the United States: And no Person holding any Office of Profit or Trust under them, shall,…
  • Jan 12

    Update: World Share Interlibrary Loan Prime

    Update: World Share Interlibrary Loan Prime
    The Library is implementing a new system to manage interlibrary loans called World Share Interlibrary Loan Prime.  The system will streamline interlibrary loan service. Interlibrary loan (ILL) is the service that gives you access to the…
  • Dec 22

    Library Hours – Winter Break and Beyond

    Library Hours – Winter Break and Beyond
    The Library will be CLOSED from Saturday, December 24th, through Monday, January 2nd. Winter Session begins on Monday, January 2nd and ends on Friday, January 13th. These are the Library Hours for early January: Tuesday, January 3rd –…
Rank this Week: 122

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: 128

Slaw

Slaw

A Canadian cooperative weblog on all things legal.

http://www.slaw.ca
  • Jan 23

    What’s Happening in Canada’s Civil Courts?

    What’s Happening in Canada’s Civil Courts?
    According to Statistics Canada data from the annual Civil Court Survey[1] over the most recent five years for which data are available, between 2010-11 and 2014-15, the number of civil cases has fallen. The total number of cases initiated…
  • Jan 23

    Monday’s Mix

    Monday’s Mix
    Each Monday we present brief excerpts of recent posts from five of Canada’s award­-winning legal blogs chosen at random* from more than 80 recent Clawbie winners. In this way we hope to promote their work, with their permission, to…
  • Jan 22

    The Uncertain Future of the Invasion of Privacy Tort

    The Uncertain Future of the Invasion of Privacy Tort
    Almost exactly one year ago, I shared a decision by the Ontario Superior Court of Justice which created a new privacy tort (the second after Jones v. Tsige) for invasion of privacy. One of the inherent limitations of the decision is that it…
Rank this Week: 166

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
  • Jan 17

    “Vote” 365 Days of the Year: Talk, Talk, Talk to your Elected Representative

    “Vote” 365 Days of the Year: Talk, Talk, Talk to your Elected Representative
    We can “vote” 365 days of the year, not just on election days, at least as long as our U.S. Constitution remains intact: Every Day is “Call Government Switchboard Day” or “Talk to Your Elected Representatives…
  • Jan 17

    Protect Your Constitutional Rights: “Vote” With Your Families on January 21, 2017

    Protect Your Constitutional Rights: “Vote” With Your Families on January 21, 2017
    Oregon women and their families walk and speak out to protect all our Oregon and U.S. Constitutional rights: Womens March in Oregon
  • Jan 10

    Project on Predatory Student Lending

    Project on Predatory Student Lending
    Did you know there was a Project on Predatory Student Lending? This one is at the Harvard Law School Legal Services Center. And don’t forget about the federal Consumer Financial Protection Board (at least for the next few days) and your…
Rank this Week: 184

Law Library & Technology Blog

Law Library & Technology Blog

From the George Mason University School of Law.

http://blog.law.gmu.edu/library/
  • Nov 18

    Online Services Registration Information

    Online Services Registration Information
    A quick mid-year reminder about database access — Bloomberg Law If you have lost or forgotten your username or password for Bloomberg Law, you can retrieve them by using the “Forgot your Password?” and/or “Forgot your…
  • Sep 13

    West Academic Study Aids — they aren’t just for exams!

    West Academic Study Aids — they aren’t just for exams!
    The West Study Aids package is available online to all students. It includes nutshells, hornbooks, Gilbert’s outlines, and much much more. Content isn’t limited to academic subjects — prepping for an interview? There…
  • Sep 13

    West Academic Study Aids — they aren’t just for exams!

    West Academic Study Aids — they aren’t just for exams!
    The West Study Aids package is available online to all students. It includes nutshells, hornbooks, Gilbert’s outlines, and much much more. Content isn’t limited to academic subjects — prepping for an interview? There…
Rank this Week: 199

Instructional Technology

Instructional Technology

A blawg by Darlene Cardillo, an Instructional Technologist at Albany Law School, dedicated to issues related to instructional technology in general and especially as it relates to legal education.

http://albanylawtech.wordpress.com/
  • Feb 1

    Lecture Capture Anyone?

    Lecture Capture Anyone?
    After several years of using portable audio recorders to record classes for students and Adobe Presenter to add narration to PowerPoint Presentations, Albany Law School has moved to the Panopto lecture capture system for these…
  • Jan 29

    They’re Not Paying Attention! What Can We Do?

    They’re Not Paying Attention! What Can We Do?
    According to a recent study published in the Journal of Media Education, university students are not paying attention in class. They spend 20% of their time in class doing things on their digital devices that have nothing to do…
  • Oct 2

    Who Likes What?

    Who Likes What?
    Recently, Campus Technology polled hundreds of education professionals to ask them which products they think are truly the best. So here’s what they said (in Campus Technology’s first-ever higher education…
Rank this Week: 155

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: 212

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/
  • Jan 23

    The 2017 ABA TECHSHOW Academic track is a go!

    The 2017 ABA TECHSHOW Academic track is a go!
    [ED. NOTE: Please welcome guest blogger, Michael J. Robak, Associate Director/Director of Information Technologies, Leon E. Bloch Law Library, University of Missouri - Kansas City. -GL] Such great news! – thanks to…
  • Jan 17

    Road(s) Soon To Be Taken

    Road(s) Soon To Be Taken
    In about 10 days, I will be presenting as part of a panel at the Thomson Reuters 24th Annual Marketing Partner Forum. The session I will be presenting will be focused on differentiation in a highly competitive market. Aside from being a…
  • Jan 12

    Libraries, Marketing, Money, Credit, and People

    Libraries, Marketing, Money, Credit, and People
    Perhaps I'm one of the lucky few that has always had a good relationship with the Marketing Department. Although I am the incoming President of the American Association of Law Libraries, I am also a member of the Legal Marketing Association,…
Rank this Week: 302

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
  • Jan 19

    Heraldry mystery solved

    Heraldry mystery solved
    One of our outstanding acquisitions of 2016 was a lovely calligraphic manuscript with a hand-painted image of Lady Justice. The image was the unanimous choice to adorn the Lillian Goldman Law Library’s 2016-2017 holiday card.
  • Jan 7

    Research Courses Spring 2017

    Research Courses Spring 2017
    Here are the research courses offered Spring 2016. Please contact Julie Krishnaswami or John Nann if you have any questions. ADVANCED LEGAL RESEARCH: METHODS AND SOURCES (“ALR”) (21027) 
  • Jan 3

    The Rare Book Collection opens 2017 with an outstanding gift

    The Rare Book Collection opens 2017 with an outstanding gift
    The Rare Book Collection is honored to be the recipient of a bequest from the estate of Professor S. F. C. Milsom (1923-2016): the 1561 Richard Tottel edition of the Novae Narrationes. What makes the gift special is the stature of its donor,…
Rank this Week: 267

Dewey B Strategic

Dewey B Strategic

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

http://deweybstrategic.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 298

Scholarly Communications @ Duke

Scholarly Communications @ Duke

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

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

    Where should the Copyright Office live? A response from Duke Librarie

    Where should the Copyright Office live? A response from Duke Librarie
    The U.S. Copyright Office has been a major topic of discussion lately. A few weeks ago Register of Copyrights Maria Pallante resigned, following her removal by new Librarian of Congress Carla Hayden from her post as Register and into a new…
  • Nov 21

    We’re back! (and so is the GSU fair use e-reserves appeal…)

    We’re back! (and so is the GSU fair use e-reserves appeal…)
    After a few months of quiet, I’m happy to say that the Copyright & Scholarly Communication team at Duke is bringing this blog back to life. Since Kevin Smith left to become Dean of Libraries at the University of Kansas, I have…
  • Apr 1

    Here we go again: latest GSU ruling an odd victory for librarie

    Here we go again: latest GSU ruling an odd victory for librarie
    My first thought when I read the new ruling in the Georgia State copyright lawsuit brought by publishers over e-reserves was of one of those informal rules that all law students learn — don’t tick off your judge.…
Rank this Week: 260

Law Library Letter

Law Library Letter

Summaries of recent Wyoming Supreme Court decisions and law library information. From the Wyoming State Law Library.

http://wyolawlibrary.blogspot.com/
  • May 14

    Summary 2014 WY 62

    Summary 2014 WY 62
    Summary of Decision May 14, 2014Justice Fox delivered the opinion of the Court. Reversed.Case Name: LEEKS CANYON RANCH, LLC, a Wyoming limited liability company; LEEKS CANYON, LLC, a Wyoming limited liability company; ELIZABETH LOCKHART and…
  • May 14

    Summary 2014 WY 61

    Summary 2014 WY 61
    Summary of Decision May 12, 2014Justice Davis delivered the opinion for the court. Affirmed. Case Name: IN THE MATTER OF THE WORKER’S COMPENSATION CLAIM OF: CHRISTINA S. HIRSCH, AN EMPLOYEE OF BORDER FOODS, INC. v. STATE OF WYOMING…
  • May 8

    Summary 2014 WY 60

    Summary 2014 WY 60
    Summary of Decision May 8, 2014Justice Fox delivered the opinion of the Court. Affirmed.Case Name: GILBERT ORTIZ, JR. v. THE STATE OF WYOMINGDocket Number: S-13-0127URL: http://www.courts.state.wy.us/Opinions.aspxAppeal from the District…
Rank this Week: 304

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
  • Jan 23

    Margaret Brent, Lord Baltimore’s Legal Representative

    Margaret Brent, Lord Baltimore’s Legal Representative
    Saturday, January 21st, 2017 was the 369th anniversary of the first woman’s request for the right to vote in the New World. Margaret Brent (ca. 1601-1671) is sometimes cited as the first woman suffragist, and the first woman lawyer in…
  • Jan 18

    An Interview with Janeen Williams, Legal Reference Librarian

    An Interview with Janeen Williams, Legal Reference Librarian
    This is an interview with Janeen Williams, a legal reference librarian in the Public Services Division of the Law Library of Congress. Describe your background. I was born and raised in North Carolina. My bachelor’s degree is in…
  • Jan 17

    Jediism is Not a Recognized Religion in England and Wale

    Jediism is Not a Recognized Religion in England and Wale
    The following is a guest post by Clare Feikert-Ahalt, foreign law specialist for the United Kingdom at the Law Library of Congress. This is a post for all the Star Wars fans and aspiring Jedi out there! The Charity Commission, an…
Rank this Week: 521

Legal Research is EASY

Legal Research is EASY

Covers basic legal research. By Bret Christensen.

http://legalresearchiseasy.blogspot.com/
  • Jan 23

    Absolution

    Absolution
    Have you ever had an "alleged" murderer confess their crimes to you?  Have you ever had an "alleged" pedophile tell you the sordid details of their latest conquest?  Do you have people come to your place of business and tell you…
  • Jan 16

    Play it again, Sam

    Play it again, Sam
    Have you ever listened to lyrics to songs?  I'm not talking about church hymns. Those are pretty tame.  I'm talking about some of these songs that preach hatred for most everyone. Songs like Cop Killer by Ice T:I got my twelve gauge…
  • Jan 9

    Smooth Move, Exlax

    Smooth Move, Exlax
    I'm a member of a local online group and today, a message came across the board reading:Yesterday, an officer responded to Main Street regarding a subject brandishing a knife. Upon arrival, the officer located and detained the subject.…
Rank this Week: 534

Election Law @ Moritz

Election Law @ Moritz

Information and insight on the laws governing federal, state and local elections. By the Moritz College of Law.

http://moritzlaw.osu.edu/electionlaw/
Rank this Week: 501

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/
  • Jan 16

    Windows on Death Row: Art from Inside and Outside the Prison Wall

    Windows on Death Row: Art from Inside and Outside the Prison Wall
    The Billy Ireland Cartoon Library & Museum, just a five-minute walk from the law school, is currently exhibiting over 70 works of art by famous American political cartoonists and death row inmates. Political cartoonist Patrick Chappatte…
  • Jan 9

    Foreign and Comparative Law Resources at the Moritz Law Library

    Foreign and Comparative Law Resources at the Moritz Law Library
    Do you need to research how U.S. law compares to the law of a foreign jurisdiction? Check out the Moritz Law Library’s foreign law databases, listed alongside the international law databases on the Legal Research Databases page. Two…
  • Dec 1

    “What Is a Looseleaf and How Can It Possibly Help Me De-Stress During Finals?”

    “What Is a Looseleaf and How Can It Possibly Help Me De-Stress During Finals?”
    The answer can be found in the Study Break area in the Moritz Law Library, located between the reference desk and the public access computers on the 2nd floor. Turn off your brain for a while. In this area you’ll find materials for a…
Rank this Week: 512

Fairly Used Blog

Fairly Used Blog

Discusses news in the Copyright and Fair Use industry, as well as updates to the Stanford Copyright and Fair Use site.

http://fairuse.stanford.edu/blog/
  • Nov 16

    protect your site from copyright lawsuit

    protect your site from copyright lawsuit
    Everyone who thought they were protected from copyright lawsuits based on user postings, read this and take action by December 1st. Don’t Lose Your DMCA Safe Harbor Protection!   The post protect your site from copyright lawsuits…
  • Sep 25

    Happy Birthday – ruling plus full court docket filing

    Happy Birthday – ruling plus full court docket filing
    Justia has made the full docket of legal filings in the Happy Birthday case available for free online at https://dockets.justia.com/docket/california/cacdce/2:2013cv04460/564772 The post Happy Birthday – ruling plus full court docket…
  • Dec 22

    How much of a photo do you need to alter to avoid copyright infringement? Hint: Cheshire Cat

    How much of a photo do you need to alter to avoid copyright infringement? Hint: Cheshire Cat
    Bloggers and artists often ask, “how much of a photo do you need to alter to avoid copyright infringement?”   Five changes? Fifteen?  The Seventh Circuit addressed the issue in the Kienitz v Sconnie Nation case recently.…
Rank this Week: 385

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: 438

Pace Law Library Podcasts

Pace Law Library Podcasts

Law related talks from the Pace community.

http://pacelawlibrary.classcaster.net/
  • Mar 12

    Ms. Priya Rai on Access to Indian Digital Legal Information

    Ms. Priya Rai on Access to Indian Digital Legal Information
    In July 2012, the Foreign, Comparative and International Law Special Interest Section (FCIL-SIS) of the American Association of Law Libraries (AALL) presented a program at the annual conference in Boston, MA titled Access…
  • Dec 21

    Pace Investor Rights Clinic: Modest Means New Yorkers Have a Pro Bono Advocate in Wall Street Dispute

    Pace Investor Rights Clinic: Modest Means New Yorkers Have a Pro Bono Advocate in Wall Street Dispute
    Hello! For our last podcast of the year 2012, the Library is proud to feature one of our John Jay Legal Services clinical programs – Pace Investor Rights Clinic, also known as PIRC. With the leadership, mentoring, and support of…
  • Jun 4

    Bookbag to Briefcase 2012

    Bookbag to Briefcase 2012
    The fourth annual Bookbag to Briefcase program was held on April 11, 2012 at 3:00 pm at the Pace Law Library, offering a wide range of tips and tricks to students on how to succeed in a law firm environment. Students attended this…
Rank this Week: 321

Depraved Librarian

Depraved Librarian

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

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

    Links for 2017-01-23 [del.icio.us]

    Links for 2017-01-23 [del.icio.us]
    Sponsored: 64% off Code Black Drone with HD Camera Our #1 Best-Selling Drone--Meet the Dark Night of the Sky!
  • Jan 18

    Links for 2017-01-17 [del.icio.us]

    Links for 2017-01-17 [del.icio.us]
    Sponsored: 64% off Code Black Drone with HD Camera Our #1 Best-Selling Drone--Meet the Dark Night of the Sky!
  • Jan 16

    Links for 2017-01-15 [del.icio.us]

    Links for 2017-01-15 [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: 592

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/
  • Jan 23

    Library Innovation Lab seeking Summer Fellows!

    Library Innovation Lab seeking Summer Fellows!
    Do you know of an amazing person working in libraries, tech, or law? Ask them to join us in the HLS Library for the Library Innovation Lab 2017 Summer Fellows program! We’re looking for thinkers and doers from all backgrounds to…
  • Jan 19

    What’s new on HeinOnline?

    What’s new on HeinOnline?
    If you use HeinOnline, you’re probably well aware of its comprehensive Law Journal Library and U.S. Congressional Documents, but there’s so much more. Here are highlights of new databases and other content that Hein added and…
  • Jan 18

    Jonathan Zittrain appointed to National Museum and Library Services Board

    Jonathan Zittrain appointed to National Museum and Library Services Board
    The staff of the Harvard Law School Library congratulates Jonathan Zittrain, Vice Dean for Library and Information Resources, on his appointment to the U.S. National Museum and Library Services Board. The Board advises the Institute of Museum…
Rank this Week: 854

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/
  • Jan 23

    Meet Brian Cassidy, Student Services Librarian

    Meet Brian Cassidy, Student Services Librarian
    Brian Cassidy is the law library’s Student Services Librarian.  Brian develops and coordinates student outreach in all forms, including social media, library events, and student surveys and contests. Brian manages Bloomberg Law,…
  • Jan 23

    1/24 Westlaw Refresher

    1/24 Westlaw Refresher
    The Westlaw Refresher Law Library Legal Research Seminar is tomorrow, Tuesday, January 24th, 4:30pm-5pm, in Law Library Room A059.   Here are key points about the Spring 2017 semester Law Library Legal Research Seminars: We recently…
  • Jan 18

    Rawson Learning Commons Opening Week January 30-February 3

    Rawson Learning Commons Opening Week January 30-February 3
    The finishing touches on the Rawson Learning Commons on the second floor of the law library are being made.  The grand opening will be January 30th from 4-6pm with cake served.  I’ve attached a photo of the learning commons…
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Library Boy

Library Boy

Features legal research news. By Michel-Adrien Sheppard.

http://micheladrien.blogspot.com/
  • Jan 22

    New Publication – Voices: Topics in Canadian Librarianship

    New Publication – Voices: Topics in Canadian Librarianship
    The website Librarianship.ca has launched a new publication called Voices: Topics in Canadian Librarianship that will draw attention to experiences that have inspired librarians:"We are launching this new publication with stories from members…
  • Jan 19

    Statistics Canada Article on Organized Crime

    Statistics Canada Article on Organized Crime
    The Statistics Canada publication Juristat published an article yesterday on Measuring organized crime in Canada: Results of a pilot project: "Organized crime has long been identified as a government priority and a public safety issue. As a…
  • Jan 18

    Supreme Court of Canada: 2016 in Number

    Supreme Court of Canada: 2016 in Number
    The Court.ca, the blog of the Osgoode Hall Law School in Toronto, has published a statistical overview of the decisions the Supreme Court of Canada delivered in 2016:"2016 was a fairly quiet year for the Supreme Court.  In total, 60…
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Library Stuff

Library Stuff

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

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

    By the book: Empty school libraries get new resources, staff

    By the book: Empty school libraries get new resources, staff
    “The magic of books has returned to Jack Yates High School.The school’s once-depleted library shelves are filled with novels, nonfiction, games and gadgets. Students gather to answer questions about books they’ve read as…
  • Jan 20

    Attorney General issues ultimatum on guns in the library

    Attorney General issues ultimatum on guns in the library
    “The battle lines are being drawn in front of the Huntsville Madison County Public Library.The issue is whether you should be allowed to carry a concealed firearm while visiting the library.The sign beside the library’s front…
  • Jan 19

    A Quarter-Century of the LII

    A Quarter-Century of the LII
    “I wish I could say that it seems like only yesterday… but it’s been a quarter-century.  We started the LII in 1992, just Peter Martin and I,  and, a little later, a student employee who became our first full-time…
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The Reporter

The Reporter

Covers legal research. By the Texas Tech Law Library.

https://texastechlawlibrary.wordpress.com
  • Jan 19

    Research Guide Serie

    Research Guide Serie
    With the Spring 2017 semester starting back up, it’s important to keep in mind all of the resources that the …Continue reading →
  • Jan 17

    Bloomberg/BNA’s The Family law Reporter Featured Spotlight: Finding Tool

    Bloomberg/BNA’s The Family law Reporter Featured Spotlight: Finding Tool
    This is the fourth and final post in a four-part series spotlighting Bloomberg/BNA’s The Family law Reporter. Another useful tool …Continue reading →
  • Jan 13

    Spring 2017 Faculty Research Serie

    Spring 2017 Faculty Research Serie
    Law Faculty – please join the Law Library on Thursday, September 8 from 12pm-1pm in the Faculty Conference Room for LUNCH as we welcome you all back for a wonderful fall 2016 semester!! In addition, mark your calendars…
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Mendik Matters

Mendik Matters

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

http://www.mendikmatters.org/
  • Jan 18

    Presidential Executive Orders . . . Coming and Going

    Presidential Executive Orders . . . Coming and Going
    When a new administration enters office, there is a flurry of activity relating to Executive Orders, documents issued by the president to direct and govern the activities of government officials and agencies.  The incoming president…
  • Jan 13

    Welcome Back!

    Welcome Back!
    Hope you all had a relaxing and rejuvenating winter break. Alas, all good things must come to an end. All of us at the Mendik Library wish for you a rewarding and fulfilling semester. We’d love to be a part of your success and hope you…
  • Nov 30

    Anyone Order a Pizza?

    Anyone Order a Pizza?
    First Week Pizza Survey Results For the tenth consecutive year the Mendik Library surveyed 1Ls during First Week about some of their digital inclinations. Below is a quick summary of the results.  You can see the survey questions and the…
Rank this Week: 1099

The Blackacre Times

The Blackacre Times

Features research tips, pop culture, and legal news. By the Georgia State University Law Library.

http://theblackacretimes.com/
  • Jan 18

    If These Walls Could Speak – a Brief History of the U.S. Supreme Court Building

    If These Walls Could Speak – a Brief History of the U.S. Supreme Court Building
    by Veselin Simonov Lawyers and law students stand in awe of the Supreme Court of the United States. We reverently refer to it as “the Court”. We pick and choose the justices we like and agree with. We read the cases and treat the…
  • Jan 9

    Spring ALERT Program

    Spring ALERT Program
    Welcome back! What you have been awaiting: the spring 2017 ALERT schedule. Topic 1: Researching Ethics Decisions (1/18 @5:00 and 1/19 @1:00) Topic 2: Tech Tools (2/8 @5:00 and 1/9 @3:00) Topic 3: Fastcase! (3/1 @5:00 and 3/2 @3:00) Topic 4:…
  • Dec 12

    Break!

    Break!
    For some, it is the most wonderful time of the year.  Exams end and a long break begins. It is not wonderful for me.  I am so very sad to see everyone go. Come back!  /s The library will only be closed for a couple of weeks.…
Rank this Week: 684

Seattle University Law Library…

Seattle University Law Library INFO

Covers legal news, legal research and library news.

http://lawlibraryblog.seattleu.edu/
  • Jan 18

    For Andy and Me

    For Andy and Me
    Professor Andy Walkover was a much-loved teacher, colleague, and Academic Chair at University of Puget Sound (now Seattle University School of Law). He touched the lives and hearts of all who knew him. Andy was a sound intellectual and…
  • Jan 17

    Today in Legal History: Hawaiian Monarchy Overthrown by American Colonist

    Today in Legal History: Hawaiian Monarchy Overthrown by American Colonist
    On January 17, 1893, a group of American sugar planters, led by Sanford Ballard Dole, deposed the reigning Hawaiian monarch, Queen Liliuokalani.  The coup was staged with the knowledge of then U.S. minister to Hawaii, John Stevens. …
  • Jan 10

    Social Justice Monday – Advocating in the 2017 Legislature to Address the Legal Services Gap Identified by Washington’s Civil Legal Needs Study

    Social Justice Monday – Advocating in the 2017 Legislature to Address the Legal Services Gap Identified by Washington’s Civil Legal Needs Study
    Social Justice Monday – Advocating in the 2017 Legislature to Address the Legal Services Gap Identified by Washington’s Civil Legal Needs Study January 9, 2017 Washington State recently underwent and published a comprehensive…
Rank this Week: 1065

Oregon Legal Research

Oregon Legal Research

Features news, tips, and information about Oregon legal research.

http://blog.oregonlegalresearch.com/
  • Jan 17

    “Vote” 365 Days of the Year: Talk, Talk, Talk to your Elected Representative

    “Vote” 365 Days of the Year: Talk, Talk, Talk to your Elected Representative
    We can “vote” 365 days of the year, not just on election days, at least as long as our U.S. Constitution remains intact: Every Day is “Call Government Switchboard Day” or “Talk to Your Elected Representatives…
  • Jan 17

    Protect Your Constitutional Rights: “Vote” With Your Families on January 21, 2017

    Protect Your Constitutional Rights: “Vote” With Your Families on January 21, 2017
    Oregon women and their families walk and speak out to protect all our Oregon and U.S. Constitutional rights: Womens March in Oregon
  • Jan 10

    Project on Predatory Student Lending

    Project on Predatory Student Lending
    Did you know there was a Project on Predatory Student Lending? This one is at the Harvard Law School Legal Services Center. And don’t forget about the federal Consumer Financial Protection Board (at least for the next few days) and your…
Rank this Week: 1085

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/
  • Jan 13

    GPO Style Manual: new edition

    GPO Style Manual: new edition
    The Government Publishing Office (GPO) has announced the release of a new edition of their Style Manual. It's available as a free download in several different formats from the GPO website. According to the announcement, "Besides a thorough…
  • Jan 13

    ALA & Google to launch phase 2 of code-teaching program

    ALA & Google to launch phase 2 of code-teaching program
    "the American Library Association (ALA) and Google, Inc., announced a call for Library and Information Science (LIS) faculty to participate in Phase Two of the Libraries Ready to Code project. This work will culminate in graduate level course…
  • Jan 12

    Northeastern law students compile civil rights & restorative justice archive

    Northeastern law students compile civil rights & restorative justice archive
    The ABA Journal has an interesting article about the Civil Rights and Restorative Justice Project at the Northeastern University School of Law in Boston. The project has been identifying lynching deaths that occurred "during the reign of…
Rank this Week: 927

UB Law Library Blog

UB Law Library Blog

Features news from the UB Law Library.

http://libweb.lib.buffalo.edu/blog/law
  • Jan 13

    Observing Martin Luther King Jr. Day

    Observing Martin Luther King Jr. Day
    The Law Library will be closed on Monday, January 16, 2017, in observance of Martin Luther King Jr. Day. Did you know…  University at Buffalo Student Engagement sponsors a community day of service to honor the legacy of Dr. King.…
  • Jan 4

    New year, new look

    New year, new look
    Many people welcome the new year as an opportunity to get in shape or try out a new look — we’re pleased to say that this is true for the Law Library, as we show off new carpeting on our 6th floor. Over the winter recess, all of…
  • Jan 3

    Winter Session Hour

    Winter Session Hour
    Welcome to 2017 and the Law Library’s winter session hours. From January 3-January 29, we’ll be open Mondays-Thursdays, 7:30 am-9:00 pm, Fridays 7:30 am-5:00 pm, and closed Saturdays/Sundays. We’ll also be closed in…
Rank this Week: 1026

Ramsey County Law Library Blog

Ramsey County Law Library Blog

Provides information and commentary for local legal professionals and lay persons on local legal news, neighborhood happenings, self-help resources, information about our collection materials, and other other legal tools and resources

http://ramseylawlibrary.org/
  • Jan 13

    Remembering the Happy Warrior

    Remembering the Happy Warrior
    Once upon a time at the 1948 Democratic National Convention, a young Midwestern mayor catapulted himself into history with his passionate speech urging the party to adopt a strong civil rights platform.  He drew…
  • Jan 3

    Eighth Circuit Court of Appeals Declares Minnesota Sex Offender Treatment Program Constitutional

    Eighth Circuit Court of Appeals Declares Minnesota Sex Offender Treatment Program Constitutional
    The Eighth Circuit Court of Appeals ruled today on the Minnesota Sex Offender Program (MSOP), overturning the previous U.S. District Court ruling that the program was unconstitutional.   The Court of Appeals held that the program…
  • Dec 22

    Holiday Cheer that Can’t be Bought on Sunday

    Holiday Cheer that Can’t be Bought on Sunday
    The time for holiday cheer is near, when we raise our glasses to a joyful time of year. And if our holiday toasts contain alcohol, someone will need to make a trip to the local liquor store, which in Minnesota cannot be on a…
Rank this Week: 728

The Fred Parks Law Library Blog

The Fred Parks Law Library Blog

Covers legal news and resources. From the South Texas College of Law.

http://thefredparkslawlibrary.blogspot.com/
  • Jan 10

    Free Books and Binders Given Away in the Library!

    Free Books and Binders Given Away in the Library!
    The Fred Parks Law Library will be giving away free books and binders on Wednesday, January10th, at 10:30 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. The books and binders will be on the 2nd floor, on the carpeted area closest to the top of the stairs. Available…
  • Jan 10

    Collection Spotlight - How to Succeed in Law School

    Collection Spotlight - How to Succeed in Law School
    by Barbara Szalkowski, Senior Catalog LibrarianNow Appearing in the Library!We have pulled a collection of books forour new students and placed themon TOP of the low Reference shelvesnearest the elevators on the main 2nd…
  • Jan 4

    Important Announcement: Service Interruption of Library Database and Lexis Printer Acce

    Important Announcement: Service Interruption of Library Database and Lexis Printer Acce
    South Texas College of Law Houston will be performing a bandwidth upgrade. This will result in possible service interruptions starting at 8:00 a.m. Sunday, January 8th, and continuing through Monday, January 9th.  Persons wishing to use…
Rank this Week: 1047

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/
  • Dec 27

    Sleep in a Library Book and Bed Hostel in Tokyo and Kyoto

    Sleep in a Library Book and Bed Hostel in Tokyo and Kyoto
    In an amazing idea, a company in Japan has designed library sleeping nooks and merged them with library shelves into Book and Bed Hostels in Tokyo and Kyoto. Check out the photos of this interesting venture here.
  • Dec 20

    All 10 Articles from the ABA's 2016 Trends in Legal Technology Worth Reading

    All 10 Articles from the ABA's 2016 Trends in Legal Technology Worth Reading
    Last week on 12/13/16, the ABA Legal Technology Resource Center released its 4th Annual ABA TechReport. The TechReport is composed of the following 10 sections, all of which can be downloaded for free: Planning and Budgeting Technology…
  • Dec 20

    Ohio Supreme Court Adopts Amendments to its Rules of Practice

    Ohio Supreme Court Adopts Amendments to its Rules of Practice
    Yesterday, the Ohio Supreme Court announced the that it had adopted various amendments to the rules that govern how cases are filed and proceed before the Court. A Press Release from the Court summarized the changes as follows: Rule 2.02...
Rank this Week: 950

Yale Law Library - Foreign and…

Yale Law Library - Foreign and International Blog

Covers international law, agreements and legal research resources.

http://library.law.yale.edu/blogs/foreign-international-blog
  • Dec 20

    Happy Holidays: Charles Dickens as Herald of Christmas and Victorian Legal Historian

    Happy Holidays: Charles Dickens as Herald of Christmas and Victorian Legal Historian
    In the spirit of the Season there is a new exhibit in the Foreign and International Law Collection Reading Room: “Happy Holidays: Charles Dickens as Herald of Christmas and Victorian Legal Historian.” It focuses on the major role…
  • Apr 7

    New Exhibit: The Written and Unwritten Constitutions of Canada

    New Exhibit: The Written and Unwritten Constitutions of Canada
    To complement the upcoming conference “Canada in the World: Comparative Perspectives on the Canadian Constitution”, a new exhibit highlighting our print holdings on Canadian constitutional law is on display on L1 of the law…
  • Dec 14

    New exhibit: Yale Journal of International Law: Then and Now

    New exhibit: Yale Journal of International Law: Then and Now
    A new display highlighting the history of the Yale Journal of International law is mounted on L1 of the law library. The journal went through two name changes over the years since its inception in…
Rank this Week: 1018

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
  • Nov 12

    Guest Blog Post: Trustee Steve Sherrill, on the All School Meeting Address He Would Have Given

    Guest Blog Post: Trustee Steve Sherrill, on the All School Meeting Address He Would Have Given
    This weekend, we welcomed our trustees and many other alumni and parents to campus for meetings and also the 137th Andover-Exeter sporting contests.  Over the course of the last several days, I have received a lot of feedback about the…
  • Nov 9

    All School Meeting: Post-Election, November 9, 2016

    All School Meeting: Post-Election, November 9, 2016
    Good morning, Andover. We gather here in All-School Meeting after a night that goes down in American history as one of the most unpredictable and anxiety-provoking any of us has ever witnessed. I am well aware that this morning there ……
  • Oct 8

    All-School Meeting Introduction: Dr. Jesse Ehrenfeld ’96

    All-School Meeting Introduction: Dr. Jesse Ehrenfeld ’96
    [These are my prepared remarks for the introduction to our All School Meeting on the topic of Youth From Every Quarter for Fall, 2016. I did not give these remarks verbatim in the interest of time, but delivered most of … Continue…
Rank this Week: 563

Elon Law Library

Elon Law Library

Features library news and updates. From Elon University School of Law Library.

http://elonlawlibrary.blogspot.com/
  • Oct 31

    Breakfast Bytes | Law Commons, Tuesday Nov. 1st, 10am - 11:30am

    Breakfast Bytes | Law Commons, Tuesday Nov. 1st, 10am - 11:30am
    Takk (own work), [CC-BY-SA 3.0 (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/3.0/)], via Wikimedia CommonsJoin the Law Library in the Law Commons tomorrow at 10am for a quick Breakfast Bytes tech demo to help you hone your lawyerly skills!This…
  • Oct 24

    Breakfast Bytes | Law Commons, Tuesday Oct. 25th, 10am - 11:30am

    Breakfast Bytes | Law Commons, Tuesday Oct. 25th, 10am - 11:30am
    Takk (own work), [CC-BY-SA 3.0 (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/3.0/)], via Wikimedia CommonsJoin the Law Library in the Law Commons tomorrow at 10am for a quick Breakfast Bytes tech demo to help you hone your lawyerly skills!This…
  • Oct 17

    Breakfast Bytes | Law Commons, Tuesday Oct. 18th, 10am - 11:30am

    Breakfast Bytes | Law Commons, Tuesday Oct. 18th, 10am - 11:30am
    Takk (own work), [CC-BY-SA 3.0 (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/3.0/)], via Wikimedia CommonsJoin the Law Library in the Law Commons tomorrow at 10am for a quick Breakfast Bytes tech demo to help you hone your lawyerly skills!Is…
Rank this Week: 1024