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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/
  • Jul 29

    Raising the Bar with Rob Rinder – BBC Radio 5 Live

    Raising the Bar with Rob Rinder – BBC Radio 5 Live
    ‘Leading barrister Rob Rinder takes us into the private chambers of judges to discuss their work as part of the legal profession. In this programme he talks to Lord Judge, circuit judges and the judiciary appointments committee about…
  • Jul 29

    Sexual Risk Orders – BBC Law in Action

    Sexual Risk Orders – BBC Law in Action
    ‘A man living in Yorkshire has been told he must give the police 24 hours before he plans to have sex – despite having no conviction, after being cleared during a rape trial last year.’ Listen BBC Law in Action, 23rd July…
  • Jul 29

    Former British judo champion jailed for attempting to smuggle Albanian asylum seekers into UK – The Independent

    Former British judo champion jailed for attempting to smuggle Albanian asylum seekers into UK – The Independent
    ‘A former judo champion who represented Great Britain has been jailed for attempting to smuggle Albanian migrants into the UK.’ Full story The Independent, 29th July 2016 Source: www.independent.co.uk
Rank this Week: 9

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
  • Jul 27

    UNPUBLISHED OPINION: Matter of A.S.

    UNPUBLISHED OPINION: Matter of A.S.
    CIVIL – DEPENDENT NEGLECT DA 15-0755, 2016 MT 182N, IN THE MATTER OF: A.S., A Youth in Need of Care.
  • Jul 27

    UNPUBLISHED OPINION: Duncan v. Smithson

    UNPUBLISHED OPINION: Duncan v. Smithson
    CIVIL – DOMESTIC RELATIONS DA 15-0710, 2016 MT 181N, IN RE PARENTING OF: W.D., A Minor Child. JOHN PAUL DUNCAN, Petitioner and Appellant, v. KRYSTIANNA SMITHSON, Respondent and Appellee.
  • Jul 26

    OPINION: Estate of Woody v. Big Horn Co.

    OPINION: Estate of Woody v. Big Horn Co.
    CIVIL – NEGLIGENCE DA 16-0010, 2016 MT 180, IN THE MATTER OF THE ESTATE OF KENNETH R. WOODY IV, Deceased, by and through his person representative KENNETH R. WOODY, and LORRAINE WOODY, personal representative, on behalf of the heirs of…
Rank this Week: 12

beSpacific

beSpacific

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

http://www.bespacific.com/
Rank this Week: 19

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
  • Jul 28

    CFP: Domestic Violence & Family Law

    CFP: Domestic Violence & Family Law
    The journal Laws (ISSN 2075-471X) is currently running a Special Issue entitled “Domestic Violence and Family Law“. Prof. Jill C. Engle, of the Penn State Law, University Park (USA), is...
  • Jul 28

    Indian Law — Seattle, WA

    Indian Law — Seattle, WA
    The University of Washington School of Law‘s Native American Law Center presents the 29th Annual Indian Law Symposium Sept. 8-9, 2016.  For details, see 29th Annual Indian Law Symposium Brochure.
  • Jul 28

    CFP: Int’l Rev. Hum. Rts. Law

    CFP: Int’l Rev. Hum. Rts. Law
    The International Review of Human Rights Law invites submissions for its second issue, to be released in Feb. 2017. The submission deadline is Aug. 24, 2016.
Rank this Week: 22

Slaw

Slaw

A Canadian cooperative weblog on all things legal.

http://www.slaw.ca
  • Jul 29

    When Crisis Hits – Nine Tips for Getting Through

    When Crisis Hits – Nine Tips for Getting Through
    I have numerous friends dealing with crises this summer. Two have mothers who have been diagnosed with life threatening illnesses. Their lives have been turned upside down. They are worried, stressed out, and deeply sad about what is…
  • Jul 28

    Thursday Thinkpiece: Webb & Loughlin on Shifting Attitudes in the Next Generation of Male Lawyer

    Thursday Thinkpiece: Webb & Loughlin on Shifting Attitudes in the Next Generation of Male Lawyer
    Each Thursday we present a significant excerpt, usually from a recently published book or journal article. In every case the proper permissions have been obtained. If you are a publisher who would like to participate in this feature, please…
  • Jul 28

    Taking Self-Regulation for Granted?

    Taking Self-Regulation for Granted?
    “It is not a right. Self-regulation is very much a privilege.” So declared Premier Christy Clark at the end of June when she announced that the BC government would take over regulation of the real estate industry in that…
Rank this Week: 105

Jenkins Law Library Blog

Jenkins Law Library Blog

Covers technology and legal research.

https://www.jenkinslaw.org/blog
  • Jul 28

    Superseded State Statute

    Superseded State Statute
    Trying to find an outdated state statute that's not covered on any online service? Hein's Superseded State Statutes on microfiche includes coverage back to the early 20th century for most states.  Jenkins Law Library owns this microfiche…
  • Jul 27

    New Book by a Jenkins Member!

    New Book by a Jenkins Member!
    Congratulations to Larry Atkins -- a Jenkins member who's an attorney, a journalist and a university professor -- on his new book: Skewed, A Critical Thinker's Guide to Media Bias!Let me crib some of the summary from the inside of the book's…
  • Jul 21

    Keep up-to-date with the election using NewsBank's Special Report

    Keep up-to-date with the election using NewsBank's Special Report
    The Democratic National Convention will be held in Philadelphia next week, and election coverage has taken over America's news channels. Keep up-to-date on election news with NewsBank's Special Report feature. The U.S. Presidential Campaign -…
Rank this Week: 109

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: 119

Collection Development Blog

Collection Development Blog

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

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

    HeinOnline ScholarCheck

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

    Scheduled System Maintenance on Wisers’ Service Platforms 19 Dec 2015

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

    Law Journals – Table of Contents (A)

    Law Journals – Table of Contents (A)
    Selected Law Journals: Table of Contents This list covers top ranked (A or A*) law journals selected from the ARC (Australian Research Council) ranked journal list and Asian law related journals of interest to the HKU community. Table of…
Rank this Week: 127

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: 124

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: 199

Lex Scripta

Lex Scripta

From the Dallas Association of Law Librarians.

http://dallnet.blogspot.com/
  • Jun 20

    21 CFR 803 displays "plain language" from 2005 to current

    21 CFR 803 displays "plain language" from 2005 to current
    Not many realize that in 2005, the FDA made a significant change in the language about Medical Devices. The  plain language was introduced in the Federal Register February 28, 2005. In essence, the language changed from "statutory" to…
  • Jun 6

    Before the Revisor harmonizes the Health and Safety Code 81.046

    Before the Revisor harmonizes the Health and Safety Code 81.046
    It happens when bills are being passed quickly and the Texas Legislative Council doesn't have time to harmonize things.Take a look at Texas Health and Safety Code, Section 81.046 - Confidentiality.There are two sections "C". One was…
  • Jun 1

    Dodd-Frank Act Information

    Dodd-Frank Act Information
    If you have ever had to research the Dodd-Frank Act, you know that it can take some time determining where to begin your journey.Here are four useful resources that are not behind a paywall, so you don't need credentials to access the…
Rank this Week: 177

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: 169

Legal Informatics Blog

Legal Informatics Blog

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

http://legalinformatics.wordpress.com
Rank this Week: 203

John Palfrey's Blog

John Palfrey's Blog

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

http://jpalfrey.andover.edu
  • Jun 7

    Commencement Address, Phillips Academy 2016

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

    Search for a President of the Boston Public Library

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

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

    All School Meeting Address, May 4, 2016, Phillips Academy
    All School Meeting Address (Excerpt) May 4, 2016 John Palfrey, Phillips Academy […] I was in North Carolina recently, at Duke, and I talked with a recent graduate from the class of 2014. He just loved Andover and told me ……
Rank this Week: 217

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: 225

BLS Library Blog

BLS Library Blog

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

http://www.blslibrary.com/
  • Jul 28

    Impeachment in Cross-Examination

    Impeachment in Cross-Examination
    Each year, the American Bar Association, Section of Litigation publishes thousands of books to enhance trial practice skills of lawyers and law students on subjects from evidence to discovery to client privilege and skills for the examination…
  • Jul 21

    Voting Rights Resource

    Voting Rights Resource
    With the fractured Fifth Circuit ruling today that Texas’ voter ID law violates the Voting Rights Act and the Presidential election quickly approaching, you may be interested in learning more about the law on voting rights.  To…
  • Jul 14

    Sedition Act of 1798: Political Speech as Crime

    Sedition Act of 1798: Political Speech as Crime
    July 14 is famous as Bastille Day in English-speaking countries. In France, the day is called La Fête Nationale (the National Holiday) and was originally called Fête de la Fédération (“federation feast”)…
Rank this Week: 239

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/
  • Jul 28

    Take a Break at the State Fair

    Take a Break at the State Fair
    Looking for a fun day trip? The Ohio State Fair is now open in Columbus, July 27 through August 7. The State Fair is conducted by the Ohio Expositions Commission, which is required by statute to hold at least one fair or exposition per year.…
  • Jul 27

    Watch Out For Copyright Trap

    Watch Out For Copyright Trap
    Copyright traps are fabrications deliberately tucked into otherwise factual publications in order to detect third-party copying.  Duke’s Law Library’s blog highlights some of the most common For more information on the…
  • Jul 26

    Exam Time

    Exam Time
    The finish line is in sight! Good Luck to everyone taking the bar exam!  
Rank this Week: 373

Library Stuff

Library Stuff

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

http://www.librarystuff.net
  • Jul 28

    Android app now offers new ways to browse Wikipedia and find trending, recommended article

    Android app now offers new ways to browse Wikipedia and find trending, recommended article
    “Wikipedia has been there for the past fifteen years when you needed to search a quick fact, research a topic, or settle a bet. But what about when you’re looking for something interesting to read on the metro, or have a few…
  • Jul 28

    Temple University Libraries wins a 2016 Knight News Challenge on Libraries award

    Temple University Libraries wins a 2016 Knight News Challenge on Libraries award
    “Chad Nelson, a senior digital library applications developer for Temple University Libraries, is a big fan of OpenDataPhilly, a community-run information portal of open data about Philadelphia. But sometimes he runs into a…
  • Jul 28

    ‘Extremist’ books remained in jail libraries despite warning

    ‘Extremist’ books remained in jail libraries despite warning
    “Five books regarded as “extremist” by the Prison Service remained in jail libraries in England and Wales for seven months after a review called for their removal, the BBC has learnt.Two of the authors are seen as having…
Rank this Week: 299

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/
  • Jul 26

    Teaching Technology in the Academy – Dean’s Roundtable Part 2 – The ABA Annual Meeting (West Coast) edition

    Teaching Technology in the Academy – Dean’s Roundtable Part 2 – The ABA Annual Meeting (West Coast) edition
    [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] The movement to establish a true Technology instruction…
  • Jul 24

    Law Firm Partners: If It Ain't Broke...

    Law Firm Partners: If It Ain't Broke...
    It is rational for someone who has been wildly successful doing something a certain way to keep doing it that way, especially when the odds appear favorable that they will continue to be successful. Most people don’t exit their comfort…
  • Jul 20

    Industry Leading Surveys – What Do They Really Say?

    Industry Leading Surveys – What Do They Really Say?
     While I was sadly unable to attend the 2016 AALL annual conference that wrapped yesterday in Chicago, I have it on good authority that the most recent ALM Law Library Survey  caused some intense discussion around industry…
Rank this Week: 343

CT Judicial Law Libraries' NewsLog

CT Judicial Law Libraries' NewsLog

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

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

    History of Thanksgiving Proclamation

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

    Administrative Appeal Supreme Court Opinion - 11/23/2015

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

    Family Law Appellate Court Opinions - 11/23/2015

    Family Law Appellate Court Opinions - 11/23/2015
    Category: Recent Decisions;Family Opinions Body: AC37980 - O’Brien v. O’Brien ("The dispositive issue raised by the plaintiff in the present appeal is whether, after remand, the court improperly skewed its equitable distribution…
Rank this Week: 328

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: 360

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
  • Jul 29

    Explosion at Black Tom: A forgotten history of sabotage during WWI

    Explosion at Black Tom: A forgotten history of sabotage during WWI
    This July, the Yale Law Library presents “Explosion at Black Tom: A forgotten history of sabotage during WWI”, an exhibit dedicated to the one hundred year anniversary of the Black Tom Island munitions depot explosion in Jersey…
  • Jul 28

    New on the shelves: an Inquisition trial

    New on the shelves: an Inquisition trial
    One of my favorite acquisitions at this spring’s New York Antiquarian Book Fair was an Italian broadside with an enormous woodcut of an Inquisition trial. The trial took place in Brescia in 1710. The defendant was a priest, Giuseppe…
  • May 20

    Open Position: Instructional Services Librarian

    Open Position: Instructional Services Librarian
    Instructional Services Librarian Lillian Goldman Law Library Yale University Please Apply at: http://www.yale.edu/hronline/careers/application/external/index.html STARS Req No. 37814BR Position Focu
Rank this Week: 470

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
  • Jul 29

    Celebrating the Flag – Pic of the Week

    Celebrating the Flag – Pic of the Week
    Since the summer includes Flag Day, we thought we would treat you to some shots of flags around the Library of Congress in Washington, D.C.  
  • Jul 28

    The Lafayette Escadrille and American Neutrality at the Start of World War I

    The Lafayette Escadrille and American Neutrality at the Start of World War I
    This is a guest blog by Jennifer Proctor, a metadata technician. Jennifer is working on the U.S. Reports project with Julie McVey and Quinn Smith. She is also working on the Statutes at Large project. You’ve probably heard of…
  • Jul 27

    An Interview with Quinn Smith, Metadata Technician

    An Interview with Quinn Smith, Metadata Technician
    Today’s interview is with Quinn Smith, who is working with Julie McVey as a metadata technician on our digital projects this summer. Describe your background. I grew up on the Eastern Shore. I lived in Delmar, Maryland, but attended…
Rank this Week: 393

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
  • Jul 28

    Oregon State Law Librarian is a 2016 Fastcase 50 List Winner

    Oregon State Law Librarian is a 2016 Fastcase 50 List Winner
    We love reading the Fastcase 50 list to find out who is doing what, why, where, and how – and especially so when there is an Oregonian on the list. Read the 2016 Fastcase 50 list and previous lists, back to 2011, when the List was…
  • Jul 28

    Legal Hackers Summit: Blockchain (aka block chain), the Law, and UELMA

    Legal Hackers Summit: Blockchain (aka block chain), the Law, and UELMA
    I’m sure your state’s legislative, judicial, and executive branch IT managers are wishing they had attended the Legal Hackers Summit. Here’s some commentary on one rather interesting topic. (Legal Geek Love, indeed!)…
  • Jul 28

    New Oregon Legislative Agency: Office of Legislative Policy and Research

    New Oregon Legislative Agency: Office of Legislative Policy and Research
    Article in the Salem Statesman Journal: “Oregon Legislature hires top researcher,” Gordon Friedman, Statesman Journal, July 27, 2016 Excerpt: “Christopher Reinhart has been hired as the first director of a new legislative…
Rank this Week: 443

Library Boy

Library Boy

Features legal research news. By Michel-Adrien Sheppard.

http://micheladrien.blogspot.com/
  • Jul 28

    List of Top Ten Canadian Law Podcast

    List of Top Ten Canadian Law Podcast
    Emma Durand-Wood from Stem Legal, a legal industry strategy firm, has published a blog post describing her list for ten of the best Canadian law podcasts: "Whether Serial was your introduction to the wonderful world of podcasts, or…
  • Jul 27

    July 2016 Issue of Connected Bulletin on Courts and Social Media

    July 2016 Issue of Connected Bulletin on Courts and Social Media
    The July 2016 issue of Connected is available online. The bulletin covers news about the impact of new social media on courts. The bulletin is published by the Virginia-based National Center for State Courts (NCSC) and the Conference of…
  • Jul 26

    Analysis of Beverley McLachlin's Output as Chief Justice of Canada

    Analysis of Beverley McLachlin's Output as Chief Justice of Canada
    The Court.ca blog run by students at Osgoode Hall Law School in Toronto has just published part 2 of The Supreme Court by Numbers, an analysis of the output of Chief Justice Beverley McLachlin since she was appointed to her position in …
Rank this Week: 406

Seattle University Law Library…

Seattle University Law Library INFO

Covers legal news, legal research and library news.

http://lawlibraryblog.seattleu.edu/
  • Jul 28

    TradeLawGuide

    TradeLawGuide
    The law library recently began a subscription to TradeLawGuide, a new WTO law research database. TradeLawGuide provides access to WTO agreements, instruments, jurisprudence and other documents including pre-WTO materials. The database…
  • Jul 26

    Today in Legal History: President Truman Signs National Security Act

    Today in Legal History: President Truman Signs National Security Act
    On July 26, 1947, President Truman signed the National Security Act of 1947, a central document in U.S. Cold War policy. The Act, which took more than a year to craft, directed a major reorganization of the foreign policy and military…
  • Jul 20

    Today in Legal History: Apollo 11 Mission

    Today in Legal History: Apollo 11 Mission
    President John F. Kennedy predicted in 1960 that by the end of the decade the country would put a man on the moon and return him home safely.  The triumphant Apollo 11 moon landing on July 20, 1969, began an era of moon exploration that…
Rank this Week: 452

The Reporter

The Reporter

Covers legal research. By the Texas Tech Law Library.

https://texastechlawlibrary.wordpress.com
  • Jul 28

    Checkpoint by RIA Featured Spotlight: State & Local Reporter

    Checkpoint by RIA Featured Spotlight: State & Local Reporter
    This is the third post in a four-part series spotlighting Checkpoint by RIA. Checkpoint’s state and local reporters is a …Continue reading →
  • Jul 26

    Oyez Finds New Home at Cornell’s LII

    Oyez Finds New Home at Cornell’s LII
    Oyez has found a new home at Cornell’s Legal Information Institute. Oyez will move to the LII as its new …Continue reading →
  • Jul 21

    Checkpoint by RIA Featured Spotlight: Form/Line Finder

    Checkpoint by RIA Featured Spotlight: Form/Line Finder
    This is the second post in a four-part series spotlighting Checkpoint by RIA. Checkpoint’s form/fine finder is a practice aid …Continue reading →
Rank this Week: 474

Connie Crosby Law Librarian Blog

Connie Crosby Law Librarian Blog

Law library information by Canadian Law Librarian Connie Crosby.

http://conniecrosby.blogspot.com/
  • Oct 14

    Knowledge Management Practice in Organizations: My Chapters Now Available

    Knowledge Management Practice in Organizations: My Chapters Now Available
    Earlier this  year I was very pleased to contribute to the book Knowledge Management Practice in Organizations: The View from the Inside, edited by Ulla de Stricker and published by IGI Global.The official description from the…
  • Nov 13

    Email Policies - Some Resource

    Email Policies - Some Resource
    I think a lot about governance in projects I work on: who is going to do what, who is going to oversee it, and how things will be maintained. A big piece of the picture are policies, guidelines and procedures. Without this type of…
  • Aug 23

    Announcing Social Media Engagement Certificate at University of Toronto - On-line Courses Start Sept. 9th

    Announcing Social Media Engagement Certificate at University of Toronto - On-line Courses Start Sept. 9th
    I have more project news to share:I am excited to announce a new Social Media Engagement certificate through the iSchool Institute at the Faculty of Information, University of Toronto that Daniel Lee and I will be teaching starting in…
Rank this Week: 481

Massachusetts Law Updates

Massachusetts Law Updates

From the Massachusetts Trial Court Law Libraries

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

    New SJC Rule Will Require Professionalism Course

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

    SJC Rules on Segregated Confinement

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

    PIRG'S 2012 Trouble in Toyland toy safety report.

    PIRG'S 2012 Trouble in Toyland toy safety report.
    http://bit.ly/WuyUky
Rank this Week: 466

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
  • Jul 28

    New on the shelves: an Inquisition trial

    New on the shelves: an Inquisition trial
    One of my favorite acquisitions at this spring’s New York Antiquarian Book Fair was an Italian broadside with an enormous woodcut of an Inquisition trial. The trial took place in Brescia in 1710. The defendant was a priest, Giuseppe…
  • May 10

    We won a prize!

    We won a prize!
    “Putting Together a Book Exhibit,” a video teaser for our 2017 exhibition in New York City, has won the Best Video prize in the American Association of Law Libraries (AALL) “Day in the Life” contest. The annual…
  • Mar 19

    Exhibit talk: "A Martyr to the Cause: The Mooney Trial, the Communist Party, and the Pleasures of Propaganda"

    Exhibit talk: "A Martyr to the Cause: The Mooney Trial, the Communist Party, and the Pleasures of Propaganda"
    In conjunction with its ongoing exhibition, “Free Tom Mooney! The Yale Law Library’s Tom Mooney Collection,” the Law Library is sponsoring a talk by exhibition co-curator Lorne Bair, owner of Lorne Bair Rare Books. Bair will…
Rank this Week: 660

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/
Rank this Week: 694

CS-SIS

CS-SIS

From the Computing Services Special Interest Section of the American Association of Law Libraries.

http://cssis.org
  • Jul 26

    CS-SIS Grant Winner Lacy Rakestraw on the 2016 AALL Exhibit Hall

    CS-SIS Grant Winner Lacy Rakestraw on the 2016 AALL Exhibit Hall
    Lacy Rakestraw, Director of the St. Louis County Law Library, received a grant from CS-SIS that enabled her to attend this year’s AALL Annual Meeting and Conference. Here’s what she had to say about it: No trip to an…
  • Feb 19

    Call for CS-SIS Annual Meeting Grant Application

    Call for CS-SIS Annual Meeting Grant Application
    CS-SIS Members are invited to apply for one of two annual AALL Meeting and Conference grants: AALL CS-SIS Grant for Students and New Librarians: The purpose of the AALL CS-SIS Grants Program for Students and New Librarians is to provide…
  • Feb 19

    Call for CS-SIS Annual Meeting Grant Application

    Call for CS-SIS Annual Meeting Grant Application
    CS-SIS Members are invited to apply for one of two annual AALL Meeting and Conference grants:AALL CS-SIS Grant for Students and New Librarians: The purpose of the AALL CS-SIS Grants Program for Students and New Librarians is to provide…
Rank this Week: 739

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/
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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/
  • Jul 13

    Pokemon Go legal issues?

    Pokemon Go legal issues?
    The ABA Journal has an article titled "Pokemon Go spurs lawyers to stop and consider legal issues." If you have been caught up in the Pokemon Go craze, there are several legal issues raised in the article; and  the article also mentions…
  • Jul 12

    SBA book exchange group re-started

    SBA book exchange group re-started
    The Pitt Law Student Bar Association is reviving a book exchange group to help reduce the cost of law school books for students. You can sell your 1L books to new students or buy books for this year on the cheap.  Check out the…
  • Jul 1

    New Westlaw rep for Pitt Law

    New Westlaw rep for Pitt Law
    We recently heard from Westlaw that they have appointed a new law school representative for Pitt Law:"I am pleased to announce that your new Westlaw Academic Account Manager is Samuel Berbano. Samuel is a graduate of Drake Law School. While…
Rank this Week: 637

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/
  • May 12

    Two Self-Paced Language Learning and Supplementary Language Support Program

    Two Self-Paced Language Learning and Supplementary Language Support Program
    Pronunciator Pronunciator teaches 80 world languages, including TESOL, from 50 language interfaces. This program is a great tool for self-assisted language learning, to provide supplemental practice and support for language classes taken on…
  • Apr 21

    Treatises on Lexi

    Treatises on Lexi
    Often one of the best places to start legal research is with a legal treatise.  This is especially true for law students who have less experience in the law and need to get a good overview of the area of … Continue reading →
  • Apr 19

    Summer Research Acce

    Summer Research Acce
    One of the questions we often get from students is whether they can access resources like Westlaw and Lexis during their jobs and externships over the summer.  The answer depends on the restrictions set by each vendor. Westlaw –…
Rank this Week: 665

The Running Librarian

The Running Librarian

Covers legal publishing and web 2.0. By James Mullan.

http://www.therunninglibrarian.co.uk/
  • Jan 26

    Why legal intranets lets users down!

    Why legal intranets lets users down!
    For anyone who manages an intranet in a law firm, a recent webinar by BA Insight will definitely be of interest. Called "Why Legal Intranets Let Users Down"The Webinar starts with an introduction to the four main issues that BA Insight see as…
  • Jan 4

    The future of enterprise tech-nolo-gy!

    The future of enterprise tech-nolo-gy!
    It's hot and chrismassy...a win win situation!It seems odd to be writing about something in 2016, that took place in 2015. But that's exactly what I'm doing in this post, which as you may have spotted is called "The future of enterprise…
  • Nov 16

    Social, to Knowledge Management's Rescue?

    Social, to Knowledge Management's Rescue?
    Two articles recently published on the CMS Wire website have caught my attention because they mention both Social and Knowledge Management, two of my favourite subjects :-)In the first article called "Social to Knowledge Management's Rescue"…
Rank this Week: 658

Cincinnati Law Library Blog

Cincinnati Law Library Blog

Covers laws and cases, with a focus on Cincinnati and Ohio. By the Cincinnati Law Library Association.

http://cincinnatilaw.blogspot.com/
  • Jan 9

    Visit our new blog site!

    Visit our new blog site!
    The Hamilton County Law Library is happy to announce the launch of our new website!  Beginning this week, all blog posts will now be posted exclusively to the blog page on the new site. Please feel free to visit us there. The URL for the…
  • Jan 2

    Judge Spiegel, remembered

    Judge Spiegel, remembered
    U.S. District Judge Arthur Spiegel died on Wednesday at the age of 94. Spiegel had served on the court since 1980 when he was appointed by President Jimmy Carter. He presided over such high profile matters as the Cincinnati anti-gay rights…
  • Dec 31

    Top legal news of 2014

    Top legal news of 2014
    In honor of New Year's Eve and in order to reflect on events of this past year we offer you a round-up of top legal news lists from various sources on the web. Happy New Year, everyone! Westlaw Legal Solutions Blog has published the Top 20…
Rank this Week: 716

University of Baltimore Law…

University of Baltimore Law Library Blog

Provides news and links of interest to the law school community.

http://ublawlibrary.wordpress.com
  • Jul 29

    Legal Link Round-Up: July 29

    Legal Link Round-Up: July 29
    On Wednesday, Baltimore City State’s Attorney Marilyn Mosby dropped the remaining charges against three officers concerning the death of Freddie Gray. WYPR’s story, with commentary from UB Law professor David Jaros. Professor…
  • Jul 22

    Legal Link Round-Up: July 22nd

    Legal Link Round-Up: July 22nd
    The Bar Exam It’s Game Day for our Bar Prep students this upcoming Tuesday and Wednesday.  We know you’ve had the usual advice (sleep, relax, plan ahead,  and listen to all of the instructions), but here are a few…
  • Jul 15

    Legal Link Round-Up: July 15th

    Legal Link Round-Up: July 15th
    The ABA’s law student blog does some issue spotting on all the Pokemon Go headlines. Howard Wasserman of Prawf’s Law Blog discusses his thoughts on the response one unknown law professor wrote to students who took issue with…
Rank this Week: 1168

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/
  • Jul 25

    Charles C. Haupt (1854-1922)

    Charles C. Haupt (1854-1922)
    Charles C. Haupt was born on February 10 1854 in Wilkes Barre, Pennsylvania. His family moved to Michigan when he was ten. He attended the Franklin Marshall College in Pennsylvania and later “studied law” with S.C.…
  • Jul 13

    Law Library Anniversary Celebration – Mark your Calendars!

    Law Library Anniversary Celebration – Mark your Calendars!
    The Ramsey County Law Library would like to announce that we will be celebrating our 80th Anniversary this fall. To mark both this occasion and the completed restoration of the judicial portrait collection, we will be…
  • Jul 8

    Wiping a Criminal Record Clean

    Wiping a Criminal Record Clean
    A pardon might be the closest thing Minnesota law offers to a “magic wand” to clean up a criminal record. This extraordinary remedy is not the same as expungement, which is the sealing of criminal records which can then be…
Rank this Week: 1288

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
  • Jul 25

    Recent Acquisitions, July 18 – July 25, 2016

    Recent Acquisitions, July 18 – July 25, 2016
    71 new acquisitions in Osgoode Hall Law School Library, including 59 from 2016: HKF 4754.5 A38 2016 After marriage equality : the future of LGBT rights New York University Press, 2016 viii, 357 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm K ……
  • Jul 18

    Recent Acquisitions, July 11 – July 18, 2016

    Recent Acquisitions, July 11 – July 18, 2016
    41 new acquisitions in Osgoode Hall Law School Library, including 29 from 2016: Flipped classrooms for legal education Wolff, Lutz-Christian, 1961- K 100 W65 2016 Flipped classrooms for legal education Springer, 2016 ix, 144 pages ; 24 cm. K…
  • Jul 11

    Recent Acquisitions, July 4 – July 11, 2016

    Recent Acquisitions, July 4 – July 11, 2016
    1 new acquisition in Osgoode Hall Law School Library, including 1 from 2016: Mergers and acquisition : law, theory, and practice Hill, Claire A., KF 1477 H55 2016 Mergers and acquisition : law, theory, and practice West Academic Publishing,…
Rank this Week: 838

ThomChat

ThomChat

Thomas Jefferson School of Law Library Blog

http://tjsllibrary.wordpress.com
  • Jul 22

    Study Rooms Available at Central Library

    Study Rooms Available at Central Library
    Did you know that San Diego Public Library’s Central branch has study rooms available for free to anyone with a library card? The library has 22 study rooms that seat 2-6 people on several different floors of the library. These ……
  • Jun 23

    Supreme Court Upholds University of Texas Affirmative Action Plan

    Supreme Court Upholds University of Texas Affirmative Action Plan
    Supreme Court Upholds University of Texas Affirmative Action Plan by CNN Supreme Court Reporter, Ariane de Vogue The Supreme Court on Thursday upheld the race-conscious admissions program at the University of Texas, saying that the plan…
  • Apr 18

    Ten Great Novels About the Supreme Court

    Ten Great Novels About the Supreme Court
    10 Great Novels About the Supreme Court by  lawyer in Arnold & Porter’s appellate and Supreme Court practice and author of The Advocate’s Daughter , Anthony Franze At the U.S. Supreme Court, a single vote can alter…
Rank this Week: 1164

The Goodson Blogson

The Goodson Blogson

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

http://dukelawref.blogspot.com/
  • Jul 22

    Copycatwalks: Fashion & The Law

    Copycatwalks: Fashion & The Law
    Earlier this week, Los Angeles-based artist Tuesday Bassen accused international clothing retailer Zara of stealing several of her designs for its clothing and jewelry. Her Instagram post featured side-by-side comparisons of Bassen's art next…
  • Jul 13

    Pokemon GO...to Court?

    Pokemon GO...to Court?
    Are you one of the millions of users who downloaded the Pokémon GO app in its first week of release? Or have you spent the last few days confused by your friends' sudden stream of social media references to "PokéStops,"…
  • Jul 5

    In Praise of Microform

    In Praise of Microform
    During library tours for new law students, there is usually a brief stop in the Microforms Room on level 1. It's not the most attractive space in the library, with its rows of metal cabinets, but it's a good place to pause the tour for some…
Rank this Week: 1172

Boston College Legal Eagle

Boston College Legal Eagle

Features news and research updates from the legal information librarians at Boston College Law School.

http://bclegaleagle.blogspot.com/
  • Jul 22

    United Nations Treaty Collection Has a Fresh New Look!

    United Nations Treaty Collection Has a Fresh New Look!
    United Nations Treaty Collection, treaties.un.org, an important stop for public and private international law researchers from around the world has just had a fresh makeover! The updates greatly improved the layout, menu options, navigation…
  • Jul 15

    Adventurous Lawyers and the Law of Adventuring

    Adventurous Lawyers and the Law of Adventuring
    Today's blog post is devoted to outdoor adventures, law and lawyers.  Boston College Law Library recently acquired a book on the legal aspects of extreme sports, Adventure and the Law, by Cecil C. Kuhne, III. Law library student…
  • Jul 7

    Don’t Dance to the Star Spangled Banner in Massachusett

    Don’t Dance to the Star Spangled Banner in Massachusett
    The recent observance of Independence Day on July 4 brought some interesting laws to my attention.  See, 5 U.S.C. § 6103(a)(2012).  I sort of expected the statute that makes the Star Spangled Banner our national anthem to have…
Rank this Week: 1137

Guilford Centre Weblog

Guilford Centre Weblog

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

http://guildfordlibrary.wordpress.com
  • Jul 22

    STUDENT AMBASSADOR REQUIRED (Paid)

    STUDENT AMBASSADOR REQUIRED (Paid)
    Practical Law is recruiting a student ambassador to represent and promote Practical Law services and liaise between students and Practical Law. Ideal candidates would be studying a full-time LPC course. ROLE: The role is to assist…
  • Jul 6

    Library Summer Opening Hour

    Library Summer Opening Hour
    To help you in your studies the Library will be remain open over the summer on Monday – Friday from 8.30am – 10pm. It will be staffed from 8.30am – 6pm (except for short periods specified by a notice on the Library…
  • May 6

    LexisNexis Student Rep. Vacancy for 2016-17

    LexisNexis Student Rep. Vacancy for 2016-17
    An opportunity has arisen to increase your legal research skills and work for a major legal publisher. LexisNexis is looking for an enthusiastic GDL or final year LL.B student to act as a representative on campus for LexisNexis…
Rank this Week: 1175

Due Process

Due Process

By the Georgetown Law Library.

https://blogs.commons.georgetown.edu/dueprocess/
  • Jul 20

    Historical Abstracts 1878-present is online

    Historical Abstracts 1878-present is online
    Ever want to compare population, church membership, higher education enrollments or crime rates across time?  The Statistical Abstracts of the U.S. is now online and searchable. Data begins with the 1878 edition of the publication and…
  • Jul 18

    Valuable Data on Supreme Court Opinion

    Valuable Data on Supreme Court Opinion
    The Washington University in St. Louis has compiled The Supreme Court Database to provide researchers the ability to analyze court decisions by outcome, justice, case components and much more. You can search the Warren Court, the Roberts…
  • Jul 12

    China’s Claim to South China Seas Rejected!

    China’s Claim to South China Seas Rejected!
    Today, the Permanent Court of Arbitration rejected China’s expansive claim to a large swath of the South China Sea.  The full text of the award can be found on the PCA website, although their servers have been having some…
Rank this Week: 1307