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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

beSpacific

beSpacific

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

http://www.bespacific.com/
  • Dec 17

    BLS – Work Experience of the Populations 2013

    BLS – Work Experience of the Populations 2013
    “A total of 157.0 million persons worked at some point during 2013, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported [December 16, 2014]. The proportion of the civilian noninstitutional population age 16 and over who worked at…
  • Dec 17

    Option-Based Credit Spread

    Option-Based Credit Spread
    Culp, Christopher L. and Nozawa, Yoshio and Veronesi, Pietro, Option-Based Credit Spreads (December 15, 2014). Available for download at SSRN: http://ssrn.com/abstract=2538876 “Theoretically, corporate debt is economically equivalent to…
  • Dec 17

    Federal Reserve issues FOMC statement

    Federal Reserve issues FOMC statement
    December 17, 2014: “Information received since the Federal Open Market Committee met in October suggests that economic activity is expanding at a moderate pace. Labor market conditions improved further, with solid job gains and a lower…
Rank this Week: 26

Guilford Centre Weblog

Guilford Centre Weblog

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

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

    The Justice Gap

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

    The impact of legal aid reform

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

    Open University Day – Saturday 6th December

    Open University Day – Saturday 6th December
    This Saturday, 6th December, ULaw Guildford will be hosting a Study Day for 1st year OU law students. OU students will be in the library from 11.30 – 12.45 pm and again from 2.30 – 4 pm. OU students will also be using IT room 216…
Rank this Week: 29

Slaw

Slaw

A Canadian cooperative weblog on all things legal.

http://www.slaw.ca
  • Dec 17

    “Brian Sinclair Did Not Have to Die”

    “Brian Sinclair Did Not Have to Die”
    Brian Lloyd Sinclair died in September 2008 in the emergency department waiting room of Winnipeg’s Health Sciences Centre at the age of 45. He was pronounced dead in the early hours of September 21, 2008 after he had spent some 34…
  • Dec 17

    Avoiding Communications Claims in Litigation

    Avoiding Communications Claims in Litigation
    No matter what the area of practice, the number one source of claims at LAWPRO is a breakdown in communication between the lawyer and client. Between 2008 and 2013, nearly 4,600 communications claims – an average of 762 a year –…
  • Dec 17

    Should the ICC Do Anything About CIA Torture?

    Should the ICC Do Anything About CIA Torture?
    It shouldn’t come as any surprise to you that, before December 2014, the United States tortured its detainees. However, when the US Senate Select Committee on Intelligence released a 525-page excerpt of its findings on the US detainee…
Rank this Week: 32

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
  • Dec 16

    UNPUBLISHED OPINION: State v. Bailey

    UNPUBLISHED OPINION: State v. Bailey
    The Montana Supreme Court has issued an Unpublished Opinion in the following matter: CRIMINAL – SEXUAL INTERCOURSE WITHOUT CONSENT DA 14-0287, 2014 MT 331N, STATE OF MONTANA, Plaintiff and Appellee, v. ERIC LAT BAILEY, Defendant and…
  • Dec 16

    UNPUBLISHED OPINION: Burgess v. Bryan

    UNPUBLISHED OPINION: Burgess v. Bryan
    The Montana Supreme Court has issued an Unpublished Opinion in the following matter: CIVIL – OTHER DA 14-0294, 2014 MT 330N, BRANDY BURGESS and AMY BURGESS SMITH, Plaintiffs and Appellants, v. MARK BRYAN, Defendant and Appellee.
  • Dec 16

    OPINION AND ORDER: State v. Johnston

    OPINION AND ORDER: State v. Johnston
    The Montana Supreme Court has issued an Opinion and Order in the following matter: CRIMINAL – INCEST DA 13-0587, 2014 MT 329, STATE OF MONTANA, Plaintiff and Appellee, v. BRIAN ANTHONY JOHNSTON, Defendant and Appellant.
Rank this Week: 44

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
  • Dec 16

    Sports & Entertainment Law Symposium – Durham, NC

    Sports & Entertainment Law Symposium – Durham, NC
    Duke Law hosts the Fifth Annual Sports & Entertainment Law Symposium Jan. 16, 2015. Panels and speakers will once again focus on recent legal developments in the sports and entertainment industries. The...
  • Dec 16

    DELPF Food Law Symposium – Durham, NC

    DELPF Food Law Symposium – Durham, NC
    Duke Environmental Law & Policy Forum (DELPF) hosts a Food Law Symposium Jan. 23, 2015.  For more information please contact Sean Fitzpatrick, DELPF Symposium Editor, at 502-645-2715.
  • Dec 16

    Gender Law and Policy Symposium – Durham, NC

    Gender Law and Policy Symposium – Durham, NC
    The Duke Journal of Gender Law and Policy hosts its annual symposium Feb. 25, 2015.
Rank this Week: 59

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 17

    Access the latest Sociology Research, Routledge

    Access the latest Sociology Research, Routledge
    Explore the Virtual Special Issue: Anthropology Beyond Boundaries Anthropology has a long and deep relationship with the journal Economy and Society that stretches from its first issues. Within its pages ethnography has been brought to bear…
  • Dec 16

    Human rights awareness month case map

    Human rights awareness month case map
    To raise the awareness on human rights, Oxford University Press have recently produced a map of pins indicating 50 key human rights international cases from around the world, http://blog.oup.com/2014/12/human-rights-awareness-month-case-map/,…
  • Dec 15

    Latest news from Migration Policy Institute

    Latest news from Migration Policy Institute
    It’s that time of year again, when the Migration Policy Institute’s online journal, the Migration Information Source, kicks off its annual countdown of the Top 10 Migration Issues of 2014. This year,  Migration Policy…
Rank this Week: 89

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: 91

Legal Informatics Blog

Legal Informatics Blog

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

http://legalinformatics.wordpress.com
  • Dec 16

    Casanovas et al.: AI Approaches to the Complexity of Legal System

    Casanovas et al.: AI Approaches to the Complexity of Legal System
    Pompeu Casanovas, Ugo Pagallo, Monica Palmirani, and Giovanni Sartor have co-edited a new article collection entitled AI Approaches to the Complexity of Legal Systems: AICOL 2013 International Workshops, AICOL-IV@IVR, Belo Horizonte, Brazil,…
  • Dec 14

    Proceedings: NAiL 2014: Second International Workshop on Network Analysis in Law

    Proceedings: NAiL 2014: Second International Workshop on Network Analysis in Law
    Full-text proceedings have been posted of NAiL 2014: 2nd International Workshop, “Network Analysis in Law,” held 10 December in Krakow, in conjunction with JURIX 2014. Here are the contents: Kevin Ashley, Elizabeth Ferrell Bjerke,…
  • Dec 13

    Young and Hermida: Computational journalism and crime reporting

    Young and Hermida: Computational journalism and crime reporting
    Mary Lynn Young and Alfred Hermida have published From Mr. and Mrs. Outlier To Central Tendencies: Computational journalism and crime reporting at the Los Angeles Times, forthcoming in Digital Journalism. Here is the abstract: This study…
Rank this Week: 119

Criminal Law Library Blog

Criminal Law Library Blog

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

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

    State Advocacy Strategies: The New York Story

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

    State Advocacy Strategies: The New York Story

    State Advocacy Strategies: The New York Story
    Included below are my introductory remarks delivered at the Annual Meeting of the American Association of Law Libraries on July 23, 2012 as part Program E-1 State Advocacy Strategies: Learning to Connect, Grow and Survive. The material below…
  • Mar 26

    The Jury Expert Has a New Look

    The Jury Expert Has a New Look
    The people at The Jury Expert are excited about moving to a new platrorm, Wordpress, where they can incorporate a new look and possibly some new features as well. Below is their e-mail announcing the change and providing links so you can see…
Rank this Week: 115

John Palfrey's Blog

John Palfrey's Blog

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

http://jpalfrey.andover.edu
  • Dec 10

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

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

    Head of School Bookshelf: The Innovators Edition

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

    Around Andover: Dean of Studie

    Around Andover: Dean of Studie
    Originally posted on Paul Murphy:I am pleased to present a quick interview with Trish Russell, Andover’s Dean of Studies. She oversees the academic program, advising, scheduling and the registrars office. She also works closely with the…
Rank this Week: 137

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: 187

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
  • Dec 17

    An Interview with Brandon Fitzgerald

    An Interview with Brandon Fitzgerald
    Today’s interview is with Brandon Fitzgerald, project manager of a Law Library staffing contract.  Brandon does a terrific job managing a group of contractors who help keep our collections orderly and updated. Describe your…
  • Dec 16

    Constitutions of Clarendon

    Constitutions of Clarendon
    The Constitutions of Clarendon were issued by Henry II in 1164.  This document became the bone of contention between Henry II and the Archbishop of Canterbury, who was also his former chancellor and friend, Thomas Beckett.  The…
  • Dec 15

    Justice Breyer, Symposium Explore Legacies of Magna Carta

    Justice Breyer, Symposium Explore Legacies of Magna Carta
    The following is an article written by Mark Hartsell, writer-editor for The Gazette, the Library of Congress staff newsletter. The legacy of Magna Carta, U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice Stephen G. Breyer said, sometimes can be seen in…
Rank this Week: 205

Paul L. Boley Law Library

Paul L. Boley Law Library

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

https://law.lclark.edu/library/
Rank this Week: 231

Jenkins Law Library Blog

Jenkins Law Library Blog

Covers technology and legal research.

https://www.jenkinslaw.org/blog
  • Dec 17

    Jenkins On Your Desktop: Wigmore on Evidence

    Jenkins On Your Desktop: Wigmore on Evidence
    Have you ever wanted to access Wigmore on Evidence on your desktop? Now you can! Wigmore on Evidence is available on the Loislaw Treatise Library, a membership database available to all Jenkins members. To access this title, use your last…
  • Dec 11

    Jenkins On Your Desktop: Sample Wills on PA Legal Form

    Jenkins On Your Desktop: Sample Wills on PA Legal Form
    PA Legal Forms is a database that provides a variety of sample letters and forms specific to Pennsylvania. It includes a variety of basic forms for wills, including For People with Children, For People without Children, Mutual Wills for…
  • Nov 20

    Jenkins On Your Desktop: Uniform Commercial Code on HeinOnline

    Jenkins On Your Desktop: Uniform Commercial Code on HeinOnline
    The Uniform Commercial Code is a joint sponsorship effort by the National Conference of Commissioners on Uniform State Laws and the American Law Institute. The UCC is a proposal of laws regarding commercial transactions, including sales,…
Rank this Week: 280

Library Stuff

Library Stuff

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

http://www.librarystuff.net
  • Dec 17

    Man returns statue 43 years overdue

    Man returns statue 43 years overdue
    “Nearly 43 years ago, a young boy borrowed a small marble sculpture from the Rochester Central Library to help him through dark times. This weekend, the statue came full circle when it returned to its original home. The childhood of…
  • Dec 17

    Archiving Shakespeare, Dickens, R. Crumb

    Archiving Shakespeare, Dickens, R. Crumb
    “It may not say much for my literary tastes. But among the 35,000 items and 2,000 linear feet of archives in the New York Public Library’s Henry W. and Albert A. Berg Collection of English and American Literature, the one that…
  • Dec 17

    Can Wikipedia Disrupt News As It Did Encyclopedias?

    Can Wikipedia Disrupt News As It Did Encyclopedias?
    “Wikipedia revolutionized the way people amass information. It provides a free, one-stop shop for the Internet’s collective knowledge on any given topic. Now, one of the site’s founders, Larry Sanger, is launching a…
Rank this Week: 335

Un blog pour l'information…

Un blog pour l'information juridique

By Emmanuel Barthe.

http://www.precisement.org/blog/
  • Dec 17

    Mettre ses fichiers ou ceux d'un groupe dans le cloud : quelle application choisir ?

    Mettre ses fichiers ou ceux d'un groupe dans le cloud : quelle application choisir ?
    J'ai dû récemment choisir la solution de cloud — non seulement stockage et partage de fichiers mais aussi communication — à retenir pour un groupe de 15 personnes devant travailler activement ensemble. Une…
  • Dec 17

    Guide FNUJA de l'avocat et du numérique

    Guide FNUJA de l'avocat et du numérique
    Notre collègue Carole Guelfucci signale cette parution : Guide de l'avocat & du numérique 2014-2015 / Commission Nouvelles technologies FNUJA, 1ère éd., 25 pages (mis en ligne le 17 novembre 2014). En…
  • Dec 12

    10 conseils pour mieux référencer votre site dans Google ... et ailleur

    10 conseils pour mieux référencer votre site dans Google ... et ailleur
    Vous avez créé votre site ou votre blog et vous voulez éviter qu'il soit noyé dans la masse. Ou bien vous voulez développer sérieusement l'audience de votre site existant. Au minimum, vous voulez…
Rank this Week: 332

Off the Shelf - The Osgood Hall…

Off the Shelf - The Osgood Hall Law School Library Blog

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

http://libblog.osgoode.yorku.ca
  • Dec 16

    Festive Footstools and Best Wishes from the Osgoode Library

    Festive Footstools and Best Wishes from the Osgoode Library
    It’s the last week of exams before the New Year holiday break at Osgoode. The students are stressed. We have seen them doing jumping jacks in the group study rooms. So we weren’t so surprised when we discovered this expression…
  • Dec 15

    New LLMC Digital Titles Added to the Library Catalogue

    New LLMC Digital Titles Added to the Library Catalogue
    130 new LLMC Digital titles have been added to the library catalogue. Access to the LLMC Digital database is available here. “LLMC, a non-profit cooperative of libraries, is dedicated to – and passionate about – its…
  • Dec 11

    New HeinOnline Resources Added to the Library Catalogue

    New HeinOnline Resources Added to the Library Catalogue
    Approximately 650 new HeinOnline resources have been loaded to the library catalogue: American Indian Law Collection 2 new titles Foreign Relations of the U.S. 1 new title History of International Law 33 new titles U.S. Congressional…
Rank this Week: 418

Seattle University Law Library…

Seattle University Law Library INFO

Covers legal news, legal research and library news.

http://lawlibraryblog.seattleu.edu/
  • Dec 12

    Alumni Service

    Alumni Service
    Congratulations to our December graduates! We encourage you to continue using the law library for your information needs and research interests. Alumni services include: • In-house use of law library materials • Reference services…
  • Dec 8

    New and Notable in the Library’s Recreational Reading Collection

    New and Notable in the Library’s Recreational Reading Collection
    Located at the 2nd floor of library at the base of the stairs. Jacob Bacharach, The Bend of the World (Liveright Publishing 2014) available at: LAW-McNaughton Collection (2nd Floor) PS3602 .A335 2014 Peter Morrison, the narrator of…
  • Dec 5

    Big Changes to the Library Catalog – Primo is Coming!

    Big Changes to the Library Catalog – Primo is Coming!
    What is Primo? Primo is the new library search tool that will replace our current catalog. With one search you will be able to find items (including articles and other electronic resources) available from the Law and Lemieux libraries and our…
Rank this Week: 388

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 11

    Tech Thursday: Making Your Smartphone Secure

    Tech Thursday: Making Your Smartphone Secure
    In this day and age, we use our smartphones for many different tasks, from online shopping to business applications. And because of this, you need to make sure your phone is locked down tight. To help us do this, Natasha...
  • Dec 4

    Tech Thursday: Happy Holidays, I Got Scammed!

    Tech Thursday: Happy Holidays, I Got Scammed!
    With the holiday season upon us, the scammers will be out in force. Is that online deal really that good? Techlicious' Dan O'Halloran lists three online shopping scams to be aware of in his article "Watch Out For These 3...
  • Dec 4

    Cleveland Law Library Offering Employment Law CLE on Thursday, December 11, 2014 from 9-11:00 a.m.

    Cleveland Law Library Offering Employment Law CLE on Thursday, December 11, 2014 from 9-11:00 a.m.
    As our Law Library's last CLE program of the year, we are offering a 2-hour CLE next Thursday, December 11, 2014 from 9-11:00 a.m. on Drafting and Litigating Employment Related Agreements. This program will feature a discussion of documents…
Rank this Week: 406

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/
  • Dec 5

    More Follow-up to #Ferguson Forum

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

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

    Capital Punishment: Race, Poverty, & Disadvantage—Free Online Course
    Stephen Bright is president and senior counsel at the Southern Center for Human Rights, a public interest law program that deals with human rights in the criminal justice and prison systems. He has also been a visiting lecturer or fellow at…
  • Dec 2

    UW Law Forum on #Ferguson

    UW Law Forum on #Ferguson
    This afternoon attorney Jeffery Robinson led a discussion on the events in Ferguson, MO—the killing of Michael Brown last summer, the grand jury this fall, and the protests in Ferguson and around the country—and the larger issues…
Rank this Week: 446

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/
  • Dec 2

    The Irrational Fear of Artificial Will

    The Irrational Fear of Artificial Will
    Image [cc] - agsandrew  A lot has been made of Elon Musk's recent comments about Artificial Intelligence being a greater risk than "nukes". And no less an intellect than Stephen Hawking recently echoed that sentiment. I've…
  • Nov 25

    Using Novelty, Surprise, and Shock to Change Behavior

    Using Novelty, Surprise, and Shock to Change Behavior
    Image [cc] Brainware3000 As I was going through my Facebook feed this morning, I noticed an update from Amy Hale-Janeke that pointed to an article on "How to Stop Annoying Behaviors and Handle Offensive People." For strictly research purposes…
  • Nov 13

    Lex Machina and the Wave of Legal Research and Analytics Resource

    Lex Machina and the Wave of Legal Research and Analytics Resource
    Image [cc] Giulia ForsytheThere are very few legal research and analytic platforms that are truly unique, ground-breaking, advantage-giving resources. One of the newer products out there that does seem to fit this category is Lex…
Rank this Week: 451

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: 416

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/
  • Dec 17

    Secrecy in Execution Could be Ohio Law Today

    Secrecy in Execution Could be Ohio Law Today
    Gov. Kasich today is expected to sign a bill today to legislation allowing lethal-injection secrecy, “compounding pharmacies” will acquire special status under Ohio law. The Bill is House Bill 663. To read the text of the bill,…
  • Dec 15

    Net Gens as 1L

    Net Gens as 1L
    After the Millennials come the Net Gens, those individuals born at the earliest in the mid-1990s. By fall 2015, the oldest Net Gens will be starting law school. What unique opportunities and challenges will this cohort face as 1Ls? Mary Ann…
  • Dec 15

    This just in: Careers in Sports Law

    This just in: Careers in Sports Law
    Are you interested in working in sports law?  Check out Careers in Sports Law by Marc Edelman and Geoffrey Christopher Rapp. Sports lawyers advise leagues and teams on a host of legal and compliance issues. Sports lawyers help…
Rank this Week: 479

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/
  • Dec 16

    Y Mountain and the Law

    Y Mountain and the Law
    A bill that allows the sale of land near the Y to BYU passed Congress recently and is now headed to the President’s desk. Congress Passes Bill that Allows BYU to Purchase Y Mountain
  • Dec 1

    Finals Time

    Finals Time
    Believe it or not, December is here.  That means finals are right around the corner.  We do our best to help our students out during finals time.  Here are some resources and services we hope will make this time a little less…
  • Nov 25

    American Law Institute Library

    American Law Institute Library
    The Restatement of Torts was a prominent part of one of the oral arguments when the Utah Supreme Court visited the Law School a few weeks ago.  Restatements are influential secondary sources that are painstakingly created by the American…
Rank this Week: 537

Harrisburg Campus Library Blogs

Harrisburg Campus Library Blogs

From Widener Law.

http://blogs.lawlib.widener.edu/harrisburg
  • Dec 2

    EXAM HOURS

    EXAM HOURS
        November 30 through December 16 we will have extended hours in the library:   8 a.m. — 2 a.m.      
  • Nov 13

    Thanksgiving Holiday

    Thanksgiving Holiday
    Nov. 26                       8 a.m.—10 p.m. Nov. …
  • Aug 26

    Labor Day Weekend Hour

    Labor Day Weekend Hour
    Aug. 29                       8 a.m.—8 p.m. Aug.…
Rank this Week: 556

Library Boy

Library Boy

Features legal research news. By Michel-Adrien Sheppard.

http://micheladrien.blogspot.com/
  • Dec 17

    Roundup of Nominations for 2014 Canadian Law Blog Award

    Roundup of Nominations for 2014 Canadian Law Blog Award
    This is a follow-up to the Library Boy post of December 3, 2014 entitled Nominations Open for 2014 Canadian Law Blog Awards .The Vancouver Law Librarian Blog has posted a roundup of nominees for this year's Canadian Law Blog Awards, also…
  • Dec 16

    Canadian Association of Law Libraries Webinar on Communicating and Proving Your Expertise

    Canadian Association of Law Libraries Webinar on Communicating and Proving Your Expertise
    The Canadian Association of Law Libraries (CALL) is organizing a webinar on January 27, 2015 on Defining, Communicating and Proving Your Expertise:"This session describes the processes and requirements for professional services providers…
  • Dec 15

    Interview With Manager of Law Library of Congress Blog

    Interview With Manager of Law Library of Congress Blog
    I have often blogged about In Custodia Legis, the blog of the Law Library of Congress in Washington, D.C.The DigitalGov site has an interview with Andrew Weber, Legislative Information Systems Manager for the Library. Weber manages the In…
Rank this Week: 656

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
  • Dec 17

    A papal bull against bullfighting

    A papal bull against bullfighting
    One of our most interesting recent acquisitions is a papal bull against bullfighting: Bulla S.D. N. Pii Pape V. Super prohibitione agitationis Taurorum & Ferarum, & annulatione votorum & iuramentorum, super eisdem pro tempore…
  • Nov 29

    Edward Coke, Meet Humphrey Bogart

    Edward Coke, Meet Humphrey Bogart
    Books from our Rare Book Collection once again are the stars in a video by my friend Mark Weiner.
  • Nov 21

    New exhibit: Murder and Women in 19th-Century America

    New exhibit: Murder and Women in 19th-Century America
    New Yale Law Library exhibit… Murder and Women in 19th-Century America: Trial Accounts in the Yale Law Library Murder trials have long been a subject of sensational treatment in popular culture, and murder trials involving women, as…
Rank this Week: 584

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
  • Dec 16

    ABA launches online database of collateral consequences for each U.S. jurisdiction

    ABA launches online database of collateral consequences for each U.S. jurisdiction
    ABA launches online database of collateral consequences for each U.S. jurisdiction “WASHINGTON , Dec. 16, 2014 — The American Bar Association Criminal Justice Section has completed the National Inventory of the Collateral…
  • Dec 10

    Public Law Librarian Blog: “Legal Research is Easy”

    Public Law Librarian Blog: “Legal Research is Easy”
    Legal Research is Easy is still one of my favorite blogs. (And I can only dream about working as a law librarian in a state with so many official court forms, practice materials, and self-help resources. Sigh.) The blog author ……
  • Dec 10

    Elf Churches Have Standing in the Courts of Iceland (and why not?)

    Elf Churches Have Standing in the Courts of Iceland (and why not?)
    “Indigenous Rights of Hiddenfolk and Native People,” by Kris Olson, OSB Bulletin, December 2014. ‘…. Upon arriving at the law department at the University of Iceland, I inquired about information regarding…
Rank this Week: 663

The Gavel

The Gavel

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

http://law.okcu.edu/?cat=19
  • Dec 11

    Moving on Up to Midtown

    Moving on Up to Midtown
    Next week, the Oklahoma City University School of Law will move into its new Midtown building at 800 N. Harvey. The Harvey building was originally Oklahoma High School, the first high school in the territory of Oklahoma, built in 1910.…
  • Dec 2

    Adventures of a Traveling Law Librarian: Chicago!

    Adventures of a Traveling Law Librarian: Chicago!
    I recently had the pleasure of spending part of the Thanksgiving break in the Windy City.  Denielle Chaney, Oklahoma City University School of Law Class of 2010, was there with her husband to celebrate their anniversary.  We got…
  • Nov 11

    A Brief History of Veterans Day

    A Brief History of Veterans Day
    Source: http://www.va.gov/opa/vetsday/vetdayhistory.aspWorld War I (WWI) one officially ended on June 28, 1919 with the signing of the Treaty of Versailles. However, fighting had actually ceased seven months prior when an armistice between…
Rank this Week: 678

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
  • Dec 8

    EU “Right To Be Forgotten” Guideline

    EU “Right To Be Forgotten” Guideline
    Europe’s Article 29 Working Party, made up of data protection (or data privacy or information privacy) representatives from individual Member States of the European Union (EU), recently published guidelines for…
  • Nov 14

    IPCC [Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change] “Climate Change 2014 Synthesis Report”

    IPCC [Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change] “Climate Change 2014 Synthesis Report”
    The IPCC [Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change] has recently released its Climate Change 2014 Synthesis Report. From the first 2 paragraphs of the press release accompanying the report: Human influence on the climate system is…
  • Nov 7

    Final Incorporation by Reference Rule Implements Recommendation 2011-5

    Final Incorporation by Reference Rule Implements Recommendation 2011-5
    From the ACUS: Final Incorporation by Reference Rule Implements Recommendation 2011-5: “Today, the Office of the Federal Register (OFR) published its final rule on incorporation by reference.  See Incorporation by Reference,…
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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: 658

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/
  • Dec 17

    Extended Hours During Exam Period End Tonight

    Extended Hours During Exam Period End Tonight
    Tonight marks the last day of extended hours during exam period.  Please make note of the Library's hours during Intersession: Thursday, Dec 18, 2014 8 AM - 6 PM Circulation Desk INTERSESSION SCHEDULE: Friday, December 19 -…
  • Dec 14

    Food Law Latest Blog

    Food Law Latest Blog
    Finals should be ending soon and the holidays are just around the corner!  For most, that will mean lots of eating!  And if you are a foodie then check out the Food Law Latest blog which provides answer/questions related to food…
  • Dec 13

    Last Sequential Date of the Century

    Last Sequential Date of the Century
    Yes, today is 12/13/14, at least for those of us writing our dates in the preferred American format. And it will be the last sequential date of the 21st century, with the next one not arriving until 01/02/2103, 89 years from now.  Most…
Rank this Week: 727

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
  • Dec 17

    A papal bull against bullfighting

    A papal bull against bullfighting
    One of our most interesting recent acquisitions is a papal bull against bullfighting: Bulla S.D. N. Pii Pape V. Super prohibitione agitationis Taurorum & Ferarum, & annulatione votorum & iuramentorum, super eisdem pro tempore…
  • Dec 17

    Winter Break

    Winter Break
    As we approach the winter break, a few details about using the library: Library Hours: We’ve extended our usual winter break opening hours. Hours for the break can be found here…
  • Dec 10

    Researching Race & Social Justice: Resources in the Yale Library System

    Researching Race & Social Justice: Resources in the Yale Library System
    There are thousands of resources at Yale to support your research on historical and contemporary race and social justice in the U.S. and beyond. The Lillian Goldman Law Library holds hundreds of social justice titles, including seminal works…
Rank this Week: 888

ZiefBrief

ZiefBrief

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

http://ziefbrief.typepad.com/ziefbrief/
  • Dec 17

    Wed, Dec. 17: No Evening Research Help

    Wed, Dec. 17: No Evening Research Help
    Due to illness, there will not be any evening research assistance on Wed, December 17. Research librarians are on duty until 5 pm today.
  • Dec 11

    December 11: Yes, Zief Lights Are On!

    December 11: Yes, Zief Lights Are On!
    As of 9:05 am on Thursday, December 11, the law library still has power and is open. If that changes, we will update via ZiefBrief.
  • Dec 8

    Exam and Holiday Hours and Access Restriction

    Exam and Holiday Hours and Access Restriction
    Each fall and spring semester, the law library restricts access to the library during the law school's reading and exam period. During this period, USF undergraduates and non-law graduate students may only access the law library if they are…
Rank this Week: 768

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/
  • Dec 17

    Legal Writing Resources at Pace

    Legal Writing Resources at Pace
    Legal writing – one of the skills law students begin to practice as soon as they start a law school – is a skill requiring continuous practice. Check out the Pace Law Library’s collection of resources offering legal…
  • Dec 10

    New Additions to Our Law in Film Collection

    New Additions to Our Law in Film Collection
    The Pace Law Library has a growing Law in Film Collection. The following are some of the most recent additions to this collection, which is located on the main level of the library in our student lounge. All our patrons with borrowing…
  • Dec 8

    Tracing Federal Regulation

    Tracing Federal Regulation
    Legislative history research can be a difficult process, but finding historical information on federal rules and regulations can stump even experienced researchers. In Custodia Legis, the blog of the Law Library of Congress, recently…
Rank this Week: 751

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 16

    Cancelling Wiley?

    Cancelling Wiley?
    Because they were spaced almost a full year apart, I really did not connect the dots when two Canadian universities announced that they were cancelling their “Big Deals” with John Wiley & Sons publisher.  The Times Higher…
  • Dec 4

    Public access and protectionism

    Public access and protectionism
    By now many folks have commented on the announcement from Nature Publishing Group early this week about public access to all of its content and most have sussed out the fairly obvious fact that this is not open access, in spite of the rah-rah…
  • Nov 13

    Going all in on GSU

    Going all in on GSU
    On Friday the publishers who are suing Georgia State University for allegedly infringing copyright by scanning short excerpts from academic books to provide students with access through electronic reserves and learning management…
Rank this Week: 715

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/
  • Dec 12

    Twitter Feeds About Criminal Justice, Race, and Policy

    Twitter Feeds About Criminal Justice, Race, and Policy
    To help you follow issues of race and criminal justice, here is a selective list of relevant Twitter feeds. The list focuses on organizations rather than individuals, although there are plenty of smart thoughtful individuals tweeting, too.The…
  • Dec 12

    "Lex FIFA"--Swiss Money-Laundering Laws Changed to Include Sports Association

    "Lex FIFA"--Swiss Money-Laundering Laws Changed to Include Sports Association
    The Swiss legislature today voted to change its money laundering laws so that officials of sports organizations like the International Olympic Committee and FIFA will be accountable as "politically exposed persons." Some news coverage:FIFA,…
  • Dec 10

    End-of-Quarter and Holiday Changes to the Law Library's Hour

    End-of-Quarter and Holiday Changes to the Law Library's Hour
    With the end of finals approaching this Friday, it is time to announce the Law Library's interim and holiday hours.Dec. 13 - 16, Saturday - Tuesday: ClosedDec. 17 - 19, Wednesday - Friday: 8am - 5pmDec. 20 - 21, Saturday - Sunday: ClosedDec.…
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Law Library of Congress: News and…

Law Library of Congress: News and Events

Announces programs hosted by the Law Library of Congress, including legal film series, speaker series, and recognition events.

http://www.loc.gov/law/news/
  • Dec 11

    Vote for In Custodia Legis in the ABA Journal Blawg 100

    Vote for In Custodia Legis in the ABA Journal Blawg 100
    The Law Library of Congress blog, In Custodia Legis, was included in this year's ABA Journal Blawg 100, as "one of the top 100 best blogs for a legal audience." Please take a minute to register (http://www.abajournal.com/register) and vote…
  • Nov 25

    In Custodia Legis Chosen as One of the ABA Journal's Blawg 100

    In Custodia Legis Chosen as One of the ABA Journal's Blawg 100
    Editors of the ABA Journal announced today they have selected In Custodia Legis by the Law Library of Congress as one of the top 100 best blogs for a legal audience. In addition, the magazine has added 10 more bloggers to its Blawg 100 Hall…
  • Nov 12

    "Conversations on the Enduring Legacy of the Great Charter" Symposium, Dec. 9

    "Conversations on the Enduring Legacy of the Great Charter" Symposium, Dec. 9
    Scholars, historians and contemporary thinkers will discuss how Magna Carta's political and legal traditions have carried into our current times at a Library of Congress symposium on Dec. 9. The symposium, "Conversations on the Enduring…
Rank this Week: 706

BLS Library Blog

BLS Library Blog

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

http://www.blslibrary.com/
  • Dec 11

    Episode 092: Interview with Prof. Susan Herman

    Episode 092: Interview with Prof. Susan Herman
    Episode 092: Interview with Prof. Susan Herman.mp3 A New York Law Journal article Law Students Speak Out Against Grand Jury Decisions reports that law students and faculty across the state are speaking out against the recent grand jury…
  • Dec 8

    Candy at Circulation Desk, 12Noon, December 8th – 12th

    Candy at Circulation Desk, 12Noon, December 8th – 12th
    At 12Noon, Monday through Friday this week, December 8th – 12th, please stop by the first floor circulation desk for a “Chocolate Break” courtesy of the Library staff. Enjoy & Good Luck on your exams!
  • Dec 5

    Records Management and Retention

    Records Management and Retention
    Students at Brooklyn Law School are focused on their upcoming exams. Soon enough they will be in the legal work force and will need to exercise best practices in records management. The BLS Library has in its most recent New Books List a…
Rank this Week: 757

WisBlawg

WisBlawg

Covers legal research and Internet news & information with an emphasis on Wisconsin. From the University of Wisconsin Law Library and librarian Bonnie Shucha.

http://www.law.wisc.edu/blogs/wisblawg/
  • Dec 10

    Mobile Legal Dictionarie

    Mobile Legal Dictionarie
    Looking for a legal dictionary for your mobile device? Law Technology News has a good review of apps for both the legal professional and the non-lawyer. Apps are available in both iOS and Android and range from free to $55. Here's a sneak…
  • Nov 6

    Water Law in Wisconsin

    Water Law in Wisconsin
    My colleague, Jenny Zook, has written a great piece on Water Law in Wisconsin for the latest Inside Track from the State Bar of Wisconsin. Here's the abstract:The Great Lakes Region, at about 20 percent the world's surface fresh water,…
  • Oct 31

    Kris Turner Wins WLA Rising Star Award

    Kris Turner Wins WLA Rising Star Award
    The UW Law Library is happy to announce that Kris Turner, our Reference and Technology Services Librarian, has been selected by the Wisconsin Library Association's New Member Round Table as the recipient of its 2014 Rising Star Award. Kris…
Rank this Week: 851

Lex Scripta

Lex Scripta

From the Dallas Association of Law Librarians.

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

    Open Access Policy, Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation

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

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

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

    Fastcase Hospitality Suite @ AALL14

    Fastcase Hospitality Suite @ AALL14
    Fastcase is happy again to sponsor and operate the PLL Hospitality Suite at AALL, for PLL members and friends at the annual meeting.  This year the location will be at The Ambassador Suite in Room 2032 of the Grand Hyatt Hotel. …
Rank this Week: 811

Vermont Law School's Library Blog

Vermont Law School's Library Blog

Covers legal news and information about the library.

http://vlslibrary.wordpress.com
  • Nov 24

    Library Hours Update for Thanksgiving and Winter Break

    Library Hours Update for Thanksgiving and Winter Break
    Thanksgiving Hours:   Wednesday, November 26 8am – 5pm Thursday, November 27 closed Friday, November 28 9am – 5pm Saturday, November 29 9am - 5pm Sunday, November 30 9am – midnight​ Exam Period…
  • Nov 11

    Searching in JULIEN today?

    Searching in JULIEN today?
    Nov. 11, 2014. The vendor which hosts JULIEN, the library’s online catalog, is experiencing difficulties with their Internet Service Provider (ISP).  As a result, connectivity to JULIEN is spotty today.
  • Oct 2

    Database of the Month for October — Law360

    Database of the Month for October — Law360
    VLS students, faculty, and staff now have access to the Law360 website and newsletter service under the law school’s LexisNexis subscription. Every business day, Law360 publishes more than 175 articles across 40+ practice, industry and…
Rank this Week: 870

Hearsay

Hearsay

Westminster Law Library's news and updates. Includes legal research tips, updates on resources (books, databases, websites etc.), event announcements and a news feed from Jurist. For the University of Denver's Sturm College of Law community.

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

    Writing Tip of the Week: Writing the Summary of the Argument

    Writing Tip of the Week: Writing the Summary of the Argument
    The Summary of the Argument in a brief is, in a nutshell, a summary of the best reasons your client should win the case.  Judges often read the Summary before they read the brief, so the Summary sets up your argument by giving the judge…
  • Apr 3

    Writing Tip of the Week: Using Topic or Thesis Sentences in a Brief

    Writing Tip of the Week: Using Topic or Thesis Sentences in a Brief
    As in a legal memorandum, a topic or thesis sentence for a rule explanation in a brief signals your reader that you are introducing new material.  However, unlike a topic sentence in a memo, it is not an objective statement of the rule.…
  • Mar 25

    Writing Tip of the Week: Imply and Infer

    Writing Tip of the Week: Imply and Infer
    Writers sometimes mistakenly use the word “infer” when they really mean “imply.” Although the two words are related, they are used differently. To imply means to suggest or express indirectly.  To infermeans to…
Rank this Week: 763

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/
  • Dec 17

    Top Legal Stories: 2015 prediction

    Top Legal Stories: 2015 prediction
    The New Yorker has an article by reporter Jeffrey Toobin titled "The Top Five Legal Stories of 2015" (he's making predictions). Topics include Obamacare, same-sex marriage, and the National Collegiate Athletic Association.
  • Dec 17

    Crowdfunding for legal fee

    Crowdfunding for legal fee
    The ABA Journal has an article about a new crowdfunding site that helps individuals raise money to cover legal fees. Developed by a Chicago lawyer, the site is called Funded Justice. Since it's' very new, it hasn't had much success yet, but…
  • Dec 11

    Obama Administration’s Announced Immigration Initiative: A Primer

    Obama Administration’s Announced Immigration Initiative: A Primer
    On November 20, President Obama announced the commencement of a multi-pronged immigration initiative that could, among other things, enable a substantial portion of the unlawfully present alien population to obtain temporary relief from…
Rank this Week: 1279