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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 20

    UK laws to boost digital infrastructure come into force – OUT-LAW.com

    UK laws to boost digital infrastructure come into force – OUT-LAW.com
    ‘UK laws designed to support the deployment of new digital infrastructure have now come into force.’ Full StoryOUT-LAW.com, 19th July 2017Source: www.out-law.com
  • Jul 20

    BAILII: Recent Decision

    BAILII: Recent Decision
    Supreme Court PNM v Times Newspapers Ltd & Ors [2017] UKSC 49 (19 July 2017) Hemming (t/a Simply Pleasure) & Ors, R (on the application of) v Westminster City Council [2017] UKSC 50 (19 July 2017) Court of Appeal (Civil Division) NRAM…
  • Jul 20

    Probation reform: open letter from the Secretary of State for Justice – Ministry of Justice

    Probation reform: open letter from the Secretary of State for Justice – Ministry of Justice
    ‘Justice Secretary David Lidington provides an update on the probation system.’ Full StoryMinistry of Justice, 19th July 2017Source: www.gov.uk
Rank this Week: 5

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 18

    OPINIONS – July 18, 2017

    OPINIONS – July 18, 2017
    State v. J. Springer DA 16-0044 2017 MT 179N Criminal – DUI-Felony Marriage of Axelberg DA 16-0412 2017 MT 178N Civil – Domestic Relations State v. F. Torres DA 15-0702 2017 MT 177 Criminal – Assault-Partner/Family Ganoung…
  • Jul 11

    OPINIONS – July 11, 2017

    OPINIONS – July 11, 2017
    Matter of O.R. J.R. YINC DA 16-0608 2017 MT 175N Civil – Dependent Neglect Parenting of R.W.W. DA 16-0717 2017 MT 174N Civil – Damages Matter of K.A.P. and A.R.P. YINC DA 16-0765 2017 MT 173N Civil – Dependent Neglect…
  • Jul 7

    OPINION – July 6, 2017

    OPINION – July 6, 2017
    State v. M. Stutzman DA 15-0394 2017 MT 169 Criminal – Sexual Intercourse without Consent
Rank this Week: 16

Legal Scholarship Blog

Legal Scholarship Blog

Features law-related calls for papers, conferences and workshops. From the Ohio State Moritz College of Law, University of Georgia School of Law, University of Pittsburgh School of Law and University of Washington School of Law.

http://legalscholarshipblog.com
  • Jul 12

    Colloquia/Workshop

    Colloquia/Workshop
    Emory University School of Law George Shepherd, Professor of Law, Emory University School of Law, presents today his paper entitled: Discerning the Bible’s Requirements for Being a Christian: An Originalist,…
  • Jul 11

    CFP — Democratic Governance Workshop — Manchester, UK

    CFP — Democratic Governance Workshop — Manchester, UK
    The Manchester International Law Centre at the University of Manchester, UK will hold a workshop on November 3, 2017 on the subject of: the question of democratic governance with a...
  • Jul 11

    Central States Law Schools Association 2017 Scholarship Conference – Carbondale, IL

    Central States Law Schools Association 2017 Scholarship Conference – Carbondale, IL
    The Central States Law Schools Association 2017 Scholarship Conference will be held October 6–7, 2017 at the Southern Illinois University School of Law in Carbondale, Illinois. CSLSA is an organization...
Rank this Week: 24

beSpacific

beSpacific

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

http://www.bespacific.com/
  • Jul 19

    Archiving BBC’s website and social media output

    Archiving BBC’s website and social media output
    BBC Internet Blog: “BBC Archives has a remit to archive output with historical, cultural and production re-use value. Carl Davies is part of the Digital Archives Services team, and gives an insight into how such a broad range of online…
  • Jul 19

    Internet Archive TV News Lab Tests Facial Recognition to Alert Viewer

    Internet Archive TV News Lab Tests Facial Recognition to Alert Viewer
    Internet Archive Blogs: “Working with Matroid, a California-based start up specializing in identifying people and objects in images and video, the Internet Archive’s TV News Archive today releases Face-O-Matic, an experimental…
  • Jul 19

    Tree Identification Field Guide

    Tree Identification Field Guide
    Tree Identification Field Guide (this app has a small fee): “Our illustrated, step-by-step process makes it easy to identify a tree simply by the kinds of leaves it produces. Begin identifying your tree by choosing the appropriate…
Rank this Week: 27

Slaw

Slaw

A Canadian cooperative weblog on all things legal.

http://www.slaw.ca
  • Jul 20

    Public Hearings on Bill 148, Fair Workplaces, Better Jobs Act

    Public Hearings on Bill 148, Fair Workplaces, Better Jobs Act
    The Ontario Legislative Assembly Standing Committee on Finance and Economic Affairs met from July 10 to July 14, 2017 (we were informed that hearings are continuing to July 21, 2017, Hamilton is today and Toronto closes the tour tomorrow) to…
  • Jul 20

    Against Tradition

    Against Tradition
    In a recent column in Canadian Lawyer, Ian Holloway, my Dean and friend, wrote in defence of lawyerly traditions, such as calling Ontario’s law society the Law Society of Upper Canada, and barrister’s robes. At the same time he…
  • Jul 19

    Wednesday: What’s Hot on CanLII

    Wednesday: What’s Hot on CanLII
    Each Wednesday we tell you which three English-language cases and which French-language case have been the most viewed* on CanLII and we give you a small sense of what the cases are about. For this last week: 1. Flirty Girl Fitness Inc. v…
Rank this Week: 47

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: 105

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: 117

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: 124

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 17

    GPO wants to change Title 44

    GPO wants to change Title 44
    Over at the Free Gov Info blog, James A. Jacobs has a post titled " Here we go again: GPO wants to change Title 44." The director of the GPO, Davita Vance-Cooks, has asked the Depository Library Council (DLC) to make…
  • Jul 14

    FCC cracking down on robocall

    FCC cracking down on robocall
    Reuters reports that the Federal Communications Commission has voted unanimously to pursue rules that will help consumers block unwanted robocalls. One report estimates that there are 2.5 million of these unwanted automated messages made to…
  • Jul 14

    ABA mulls changes in full-time faculty requirement

    ABA mulls changes in full-time faculty requirement
    Inside Higher Ed reports that the American Bar Association is considering changing its requirements on full-time faculty members at law schools. Currently the ABA requires that more than half of credit hours offered at a law school must be…
Rank this Week: 187

Legal Informatics Blog

Legal Informatics Blog

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

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

    Updates Now on Legal Informatics Tumblr and Twitter

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

    Greenwood: Law Itself is the Killer Blockchain App

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

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

    SubTech 2016: International Conference on Substantive Technology in Legal Education and Practice: Storify, links, and resource
    SubTech 2016: International Conference on Substantive Technology in Legal Education and Practice was held 7-9 July 2015 at University of Richmond School of Law in Richmond, Virginia, USA. The conference website is at:…
Rank this Week: 170

Jenkins Law Library Blog

Jenkins Law Library Blog

Covers technology and legal research.

https://www.jenkinslaw.org/blog
  • Jul 20

    Linking to the GPO’s Authenticated PDFs of the Congressional Record Is Now Available on HeinOnline

    Linking to the GPO’s Authenticated PDFs of the Congressional Record Is Now Available on HeinOnline
      This article is republished with permission by W.S. Hein. View the original article here.About the Congressional RecordThe Congressional Record was first published in 1873 and is the official record of the proceedings and…
  • Jul 17

    Security Enhancements To ProQuest Congressional

    Security Enhancements To ProQuest Congressional
      We are pleased to announce that starting today ProQuest Congressional joins several of our other electronic resources that enforce HTTPS, the same technology used to secure things like online shopping and banking. This…
  • Jul 14

    Philadelphia Self Help No-Fault Divorce Manual includes change in state law

    Philadelphia Self Help No-Fault Divorce Manual includes change in state law
    The Philadelphia Self Help No-Fault Divorce Manual was prepared by Leslie Engle, Esquire, Gloria Gilman, Esquire, and the Women’s Law Project.It takes the user step-by-step through the process for separation or mutual consent in…
Rank this Week: 256

TSLL TechScans

TSLL TechScans

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

http://tslltechscans.blogspot.com/
  • Jul 4

    Proxy Servers for Electronic Resource

    Proxy Servers for Electronic Resource
    As I recently struggled with Wolters Kluwer to get our CCH Intelliconnect service to work properly through EZProxy, this topic turned out to be rather timely. Many of our libraries already subscribe to a number of databases and other…
  • Jul 3

    Project management software

    Project management software
    In the most recent issue of Computers in Libraries, Li Chen and Xueying Chen wrote about using a free software called Trello for project management. (Li Chen & Xueying Chen, How to Manage Library Projects with Trello, Computers in Libr.,…
  • Jun 28

    Getting to Know TS Librarians: Dana Deseck-Piazzon

    Getting to Know TS Librarians: Dana Deseck-Piazzon
    1. Introduce yourself (name & position). Hi! I am Dana Deseck-Piazzon, Librarian at the National Center for State Courts in Williamsburg, Virginia.2. Does your job title actually describe what you do? Why/why not?Yes, as the solo…
Rank this Week: 257

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 19

    #AALL2017 a Smashing Succe

    #AALL2017 a Smashing Succe
    Law librarians from around the country finished up their annual conference in Austin, Texas yesterday.  The annual American Association of Law Libraries Conference is the premier meeting for law librarians to learn, and share best…
  • Jul 18

    Research Better with Our Updated Cost Effective Guide

    Research Better with Our Updated Cost Effective Guide
    Cost effective legal research is important to all attorneys, but especially to those in small firms and solo practices. Our newly updated Cost Effective Legal Research guide can help you learn effective research strategies and familiarize…
  • Jul 17

    Foreign Parliamentary Information Online

    Foreign Parliamentary Information Online
    If you are conducting foreign and international law research, the Law Library of Congress recently released a new report that is probably of interest to you. The new report, Features of Parliamentary Websites in Selected Jurisdictions,…
Rank this Week: 337

Library Stuff

Library Stuff

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

http://www.librarystuff.net
  • Jul 19

    2 NEW HARRY POTTER BOOKS SET TO BE PUBLISHED IN OCTOBER

    2 NEW HARRY POTTER BOOKS SET TO BE PUBLISHED IN OCTOBER
    “Two new books from the Harry Potter universe are set to be released as part of a British exhibition that celebrates the 20th anniversary of the launch of the series. The British Library’s Harry Potter exhibition, “A History…
  • Jul 19

    From trash to treasure: British composer Holst’s lost manuscripts found in New Zealand

    From trash to treasure: British composer Holst’s lost manuscripts found in New Zealand
    “Two handwritten music manuscripts discovered in a library clearout at an amateur orchestra in New Zealand have been confirmed as the work of British composer Gustav Holst, untraced for more than a century. The North Island’s Bay…
  • Jul 18

    2000+ audio cassettes from Allen Ginsberg collection now streaming from SearchWork

    2000+ audio cassettes from Allen Ginsberg collection now streaming from SearchWork
    “Ginsberg comes up fairly often in this blog (e.g. Rebecca Wingfield’s recent post about “Howl” going up online), but the release of over 2000+ audio cassette recordings to SearchWorks is truly another cause for…
Rank this Week: 353

Strictly Legal - The Birkbeck Law…

Strictly Legal - The Birkbeck Law Librarian's Blog

Features library news, tips on new resources, links to useful web sites and more.

http://birkbecklibrarylaw.blogspot.com/
  • Jul 18

    The EU (Withdrawal) Bill - what it says and the issues it raise

    The EU (Withdrawal) Bill - what it says and the issues it raise
    I've previously posted about Mark Elliott's Public Law for Everyone blog and having just read his 1000 words entry on the EU (Withdrawal) Bill thought that it was worth linking through to this particular post. As a non-lawyer I found it easy…
  • Jul 13

    Celebrating the Centenary of Women Lawyers - an exhibition at Lincoln's Inn

    Celebrating the Centenary of Women Lawyers - an exhibition at Lincoln's Inn
    This exhibition is hosted by Lincoln's Inn in partnership with First 100 Years and is running because 2019 will mark 100 years since the passing of the Sex Disqualification (Removal) Act which removed any legal barrier to women working as…
  • Jun 29

    Woman's Hour series on women's lives after leaving prison

    Woman's Hour series on women's lives after leaving prison
    Recently Woman's Hour broadcast a series in which Milly Chowles interviewed women at different stages of their lives after leaving prison.The interviews are each around 10 minutes long and give an interesting insight into the challenges of…
Rank this Week: 359

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: 304

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: 371

shlep: the Self-Help Law ExPress

shlep: the Self-Help Law ExPress

News, views and information on self-help law and pro se litigation.

http://blogs.law.harvard.edu/shlep
  • Feb 19

    Help for pro se users in Clark County, Indiana

    Help for pro se users in Clark County, Indiana
    Commissioners OK legal help center for courthouse New appointment made to fill a void in County Courts By BRADEN LAMMERS Braden.Lammers@newsandtribune.com Judicial matters were the predominant theme at the Clark County Commissioners meeting…
  • Feb 19

    Help for pro se users in Clark County, Indiana

    Help for pro se users in Clark County, Indiana
    Commissioners OK legal help center for courthouse New appointment made to fill a void in County Courts By BRADEN LAMMERS Braden.Lammers@newsandtribune.com Judicial matters were the predominant theme at the Clark County Commissioners meeting…
  • Jan 5

    New York Times op/ed piece about self-help representation

    New York Times op/ed piece about self-help representation
    Two state judges opine about the state of accessibility to the legal system. As the economy has worsened, the ranks of the self-represented poor have expanded. In a recent informal study conducted by the Self-Represented Litigation Network,…
Rank this Week: 369

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 20

    My Remarks and Highlights from the AALL 2017 Conference

    My Remarks and Highlights from the AALL 2017 Conference
    I'm finally back in my office in Houston today after taking a week to visit Austin and attend the American Association of Law Libraries (AALL) annual meeting. Looking back on the last week, all I can do is take a deep breath and say……
  • Jul 7

    Knowledge Management in the Age of Need to Know Security

    Knowledge Management in the Age of Need to Know Security
    [Ed. Note: Please welcome back guest blogger, Keith Lipman, President at Prosperoware. Keith is a long-time friend of the Geeks, and well-known leader in the information management field of the legal industry. -GL] Double-edged Sword:…
  • Jul 6

    Creating and Using RSS in a Post-RSS World

    Creating and Using RSS in a Post-RSS World
    There are a few things that have happened in this decade that I look at and think, "Man, I've gotten old." Things like trying to figure out why Kendrick Lamar is so popular, and hearing that OK Computer turns 20 years old this week are just…
Rank this Week: 437

Library Boy

Library Boy

Features legal research news. By Michel-Adrien Sheppard.

http://micheladrien.blogspot.com/
  • Jul 19

    Closer Look at the British Columbia Law Institute Report on Complex Strata

    Closer Look at the British Columbia Law Institute Report on Complex Strata
    The British Columbia Law Institute (BCLI) released a Report on Complex Stratas in June 2017.In British Columbia, a strata corporation is a legal entity with all of the powers of a natural person who has full capacity. This means that it can…
  • Jul 18

    Canadian Federation of Library Associations Appoints Executive Director

    Canadian Federation of Library Associations Appoints Executive Director
    The Canadian Federation of Library Associations (CFLA-FCAB) has apopointed Katherine McColgan as Executive Director commencing August 8, 2017:"Based in Ottawa and fluently bilingual, Katherine will directly engage with federal government…
  • Jul 17

    Law Library of Congress Guide to Parliamentary Information Online

    Law Library of Congress Guide to Parliamentary Information Online
    The Law Library of Congress has published a report on Features of Parliamentary Websites for some 50 different countries."In recent years, parliaments around the world have enhanced their websites in order to improve access to legislative…
Rank this Week: 378

Legal Research is EASY

Legal Research is EASY

Covers basic legal research. By Bret Christensen.

http://legalresearchiseasy.blogspot.com/
  • Jul 17

    Who are you?

    Who are you?
    The other day I was pursuing the Drudge Report and found an article that noted that Steve Curry would not visit the White House if he were invited.  The first thought I had was "Who does this Steve Curry guy think he is?"  I'm…
  • Jul 10

    It's called rope

    It's called rope
    Today, as I was pursuing the news feeds, I came across an article about rope.  Well, not rope, per se, but rope as in one group dolling out enough rope for another group to hang it's collective self.  Seems the democratic party has…
  • Jul 3

    Word of the Month of July 2017: Separation of Power

    Word of the Month of July 2017: Separation of Power
    Years back when I attended Junior High School, I remember taking a Civics class.  Looking back, it was probably the best class I could have taken as it gave me an understanding of how government is supposed to work.  I say…
Rank this Week: 543

Un blog pour l'information…

Un blog pour l'information juridique

By Emmanuel Barthe.

http://www.precisement.org/blog/
Rank this Week: 448

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
  • May 7

    Episode 06: Frank Stella ’54

    Episode 06: Frank Stella ’54
    Source: Episode 06: Frank Stella ’54
  • Apr 24

    Statement regarding past abuse at Andover

    Statement regarding past abuse at Andover
    Today, we know that many schools, including Andover, have not always lived up to our commitment to protect students in our care. Over the past year, independent investigators from Sanghavi Law Office have been carrying out a review of all…
  • Feb 1

    On the Executive Orders of January 2017

    On the Executive Orders of January 2017
    The President’s Executive Orders on immigration have prompted calls of concern from students, parents, alumni, faculty, and staff at Andover. I’m sure that is true at all schools that are committed to a diverse student body and…
Rank this Week: 464

Yale Law Library - Rare Books Blog

Yale Law Library - Rare Books Blog

Covers historical and rare law books.

http://library.law.yale.edu/blogs/rare-books
  • Apr 2

    Centennial of the Mexican Constitution

    Centennial of the Mexican Constitution
    *** The ninth anniversary of the Yale Law Library Rare Books Blog is a fitting opportunity to mark a much more momentous anniversary, the centennial of the Mexican Constitution of 1917. Although amended a few hundred times, this constitution…
  • Feb 1

    New exhibit: "Woof, Moo & Grr: A Carnival of Animals in Law Books"

    New exhibit: "Woof, Moo & Grr: A Carnival of Animals in Law Books"
    A charming exhibit of animals pictured in law books opens February 1, courtesy of the Yale Law Library’s Rare Book Collection. Titled “Woof, Moo & Grr: A Carnival of Animals in Law Books,” the exhibit is narrated from…
  • Jan 27

    Ninth Annual Morris L. Cohen Student Essay Competition

    Ninth Annual Morris L. Cohen Student Essay Competition
    The Legal History and Rare Books (LH&RB) Section of the American Association of Law Libraries (AALL), in cooperation with Cengage Learning, announces the Ninth Annual Morris L. Cohen Student Essay Competition. The competition is named in…
Rank this Week: 450

Legal Research Plus

Legal Research Plus

By Paul Lomio, Erika V. Wayne, Kate, Wilko and George Wilson. The authors are law librarians and advanced legal research instructors at Stanford Law School.

http://legalresearchplus.com
Rank this Week: 561

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: 449

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: 567

BarclayBlog

BarclayBlog

Legal research updates from around the world and new and interesting research resources and web sites of interest. From Syracuse University College of Law.

http://bllsulaw.blogspot.com/
  • Aug 28

    Law Firm Hiring practices in the economic downturn

    Law Firm Hiring practices in the economic downturn
    The economy continues to impact the traditional large law firm hiring cycle:A NY Times article focuses on 2Ls waiting for the chance to interview in the fall: http://www.nytimes.com/2009/08/26/business/26lawyers.html?em Some famous firms have…
  • May 4

    Movin' On

    Movin' On
    To my faithful readers: After many happyand productive years at the Barclay LawLibrary, I will be moving on to becomeExecutive Director of the Dewitt CommunityLibrary. This was a tough decision, but asa former library director always told…
  • Apr 26

    New Online Legal Magazine a "Refreshing Alternative" to Traditional Law Review

    New Online Legal Magazine a "Refreshing Alternative" to Traditional Law Review
    The Legal Workshop is a new online legal journalthat seeks to disseminate legal scholarship to a broadaudience of readers. The new endeavor is produced bya consortium of academic law reviews: Stanford LawReview, New York University Law…
Rank this Week: 514

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/
  • Jul 20

    Tech Thursday: US lifts laptop ban for all remaining airlines and airport

    Tech Thursday: US lifts laptop ban for all remaining airlines and airport
    The U.S. has now lifted entirely a controversial ban on laptops in hand luggage for passengers flying to the country from the Middle East or via certain Middle Eastern airlines, with the Department of Homeland Security professing itself…
  • Jul 11

    Cleveland Law Library to Host Book Discussion on Target OMEGA on September 29th.

    Cleveland Law Library to Host Book Discussion on Target OMEGA on September 29th.
    The Cleveland Law Library will host a Book Discussion on Target OMEGA by Local author and attorney Peter N. Kirsanow, Esq., Benesch, Friedlander, Coplan & Aronoff LLP., on September 29th. This event is free and open to the public. To...
  • Jul 11

    Cleveland Law Library to Host CLE Lost in Translation on July 27th

    Cleveland Law Library to Host CLE Lost in Translation on July 27th
    The Cleveland Law Library will host a CLE program called Lost in Translation on July 27, 2017. Alvaro DeCola, Esq. will discuss court interpretation demographics, the legal background for language access, and key considerations when…
Rank this Week: 864

Election Law @ Moritz

Election Law @ Moritz

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

http://moritzlaw.osu.edu/electionlaw/
Rank this Week: 878

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 10

    Free Online Courses on Foreign & International Law

    Free Online Courses on Foreign & International Law
    Whether you are looking for an overview of the various topics in foreign and international law, or a freshening-up of the knowledge you  acquired a while ago in law school classrooms, here are some free online courses that can help you…
  • Jul 6

    Come see the Law Library's new exhibit on Jesuit Resistance to Oppression

    Come see the Law Library's new exhibit on Jesuit Resistance to Oppression
    The Law Library has an exhibit featuring inspirational stories of Jesuits who have fought for social justice, who have protested for peace, and who have risked or lost their own lives and liberty while saving the lives of others.  The…
  • Jun 29

    SCOTUS October 2017 Docket

    SCOTUS October 2017 Docket
    Hello BC Law!  The list of cases the U.S. Supreme Court will hear in the October 2017 term is now up on the SCOTUS Blog.  This blog is great for keeping up with the major issues that are coming before the bench and for those that…
Rank this Week: 1027

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 8

    Small Claims Court in Oregon: Advice and Tips for Plaintiffs and Defendant

    Small Claims Court in Oregon: Advice and Tips for Plaintiffs and Defendant
    You can’t (CANNOT) waltz into an Oregon Small Claims Court and expect to win your case. You have to do your homework: 1) You have to read the book (in public and law libraries and bookstores): “Using Small Claims Court in…
  • Jun 30

    Meeting, July 2017: Accessibility and ADA at the New Multnomah County (Oregon) Courthouse

    Meeting, July 2017: Accessibility and ADA at the New Multnomah County (Oregon) Courthouse
    July 10, 2017, Meeting announcement: Accessibility and ADA and the new Multnomah County Courthouse In 2020, Multnomah County will open a new downtown courthouse. Please join the project and design Continue reading →
  • Jun 30

    Use of Fictitious Name for Parties in Civil Litigation in Oregon

    Use of Fictitious Name for Parties in Civil Litigation in Oregon
    Article, from the Oregon State Bar Litigation Section, June/July 2017: Judge’s Corner: “Use of Fictitious Names for Parties in Civil Litigation in Oregon,” by The Honorable James Hargreaves (Senior Judge, retired), Lane…
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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/
  • Jun 30

    The Fred Parks Library will be closed Tuesday, July 4th.

    The Fred Parks Library will be closed Tuesday, July 4th.
    We will re-open for normal Library hours on Wednesday, July 5th.
  • Apr 18

    Study Guides are Here!

    Study Guides are Here!
    Thank you to all the students that made our Study Guides event a success. Many of you stopped by to find out what study guides are available, and how they can help you prepare for class and for exams.All the print volumes we had on order have…
  • Apr 6

    Throwback Thursday: Alumni Weekend Edition

    Throwback Thursday: Alumni Weekend Edition
    by Heather Kushnerick, Special Collections Librarian & College ArchivistAlumni weekend starts tomorrow, Friday, April 7th, with family bowling night at Lucky Strike, located right across the street from the College. To kick things…
Rank this Week: 1021

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://wisblawg.law.wisc.edu/
  • Jun 30

    A small but critical change on Congress.gov

    A small but critical change on Congress.gov
      Congress.Gov announced yesterday that with their new version of searching, users will now get slightly different results. The reason? The default operator is now AND and not OR. So, as Congress.Gov’s post points out, a search for…
  • May 25

    New Tool Compares County Criminal Justice Statistics for Wisconsin and Other State

    New Tool Compares County Criminal Justice Statistics for Wisconsin and Other State
    Earlier this week, the nonprofit Measures for Justice launched an amazing new data portal “to assess and compare the criminal justice process from arrest to post-conviction on a county-by-county basis. The data set comprises measures…
  • May 12

    New ABA Guidance on Protecting Client Confidentiality in E-communication

    New ABA Guidance on Protecting Client Confidentiality in E-communication
    Yesterday, the American Bar Association issued new guidance on  protecting client confidentiality in electronic communications (Formal Opinion 477, Securing Communication of Protected Client Information).  This guidance updates a…
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Et Seq. - The Harvard Law School…

Et Seq. - The Harvard Law School Library Blog

Covers library legal issues, legal information sources, and notices for the Harvard Law community. From the law librarians of Harvard Law School.

http://etseq.law.harvard.edu/
  • Jun 27

    Library Closed July 3-4

    Library Closed July 3-4
    The Library will be closed for Independence Day on Monday, July 3 and Tuesday, July 4, resuming our regular service on Wednesday, July 5 at 8am.  For FAQ and research guides in our absence, please visit Ask a Librarian.
  • Jun 22

    Evidence in Ink

    Evidence in Ink
    One of the pleasures of cataloging, especially of older books and manuscripts, is coming across unexpected traces of earlier times and lives. Scraps of an early manuscript liturgy or an almanac used in a binding; a series of former…
  • Jun 8

    Continued support for the Caselaw Access Project

    Continued support for the Caselaw Access Project
    Harvard Law School launched the Caselaw Access Project in 2015 to digitize the Harvard Law School Library’s complete collection of U.S. case law and to make the materials in that collection available online for…
Rank this Week: 949

Ross-Blakley Law Library Blog

Ross-Blakley Law Library Blog

Covers key legal-education, research, practice, and law-library news. From the John J. Ross-William C. Blakley Law Library of the Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law at Arizona State University.

http://lawlibnews.lawnews-asu.org/
  • Jun 22

    Important Changes to the Library Catalog

    Important Changes to the Library Catalog
    ASU Libraries is launching a new library catalog on June 30th .  During the transition from the old system to the new system, a few library catalog features will not be available. From June 27th at 3:00pm to June 29th YOU WILL NOT BE…
  • May 10

    Library Summer Research Workshop Serie

    Library Summer Research Workshop Serie
    The Ross-Blakley Law Library is pleased to announce the 2017 Summer Research Workshop Series. Five different workshop topics are being offered; each topic is intended to help Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law students participating in…
  • Apr 25

    Summer and Post-Graduation Use of Bloomberg Law, LexisNexis, and Westlaw

    Summer and Post-Graduation Use of Bloomberg Law, LexisNexis, and Westlaw
    Wondering which research tools you can use this summer?  We have outlined both summer access and post-graduation use policies for Bloomberg Law, LexisNexis, and Westlaw below. Remember that you also have unlimited access to many…
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ThomChat

ThomChat

Thomas Jefferson School of Law Library Blog

http://tjsllibrary.wordpress.com
  • Apr 27

    Law Day 2017

    Law Day 2017
    The library will celebrate Law Day on Monday, May 1, 2017. Please stop by the 4th Floor circulation desk for some cake and coffee at 2:30 p.m. while you peruse the Law Day book display! As part of Law Day, … Continue reading →
  • Apr 13

    Happy Birthday to Thomas Jefferson!

    Happy Birthday to Thomas Jefferson!
    Please stop by the 4th floor library tomorrow, April 14, 2017 at 2 p.m. to celebrate Thomas Jefferson’s birthday with cake and coffee. Don’t forget to give a birthday present to yourself! Complete the annual library…
  • Apr 12

    What is your librarian an expert in?

    What is your librarian an expert in?
    Happy National Library Week! Stop by the 4th Floor Circulation desk this week and tell us what your librarian is an expert in. You will be entered into a drawing for a movie night package prize! Please do not forget to … Continue…
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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/
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Fairly Used Blog

Fairly Used Blog

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

http://fairuse.stanford.edu/blog/
  • Apr 11

    Stanford Copyright & Fair Use – Key Overview Update

    Stanford Copyright & Fair Use – Key Overview Update
    Q: Thank you for updating the copyright overview on this site. What are the most important changes that you want us to know? A: Because the update reflects changes from 2014 through 2016 it includes a few decisions that readers may be…
  • Feb 19

    Future of Libraries – Need First Sale for ebook

    Future of Libraries – Need First Sale for ebook
    How will libraries hold onto ebooks and other digital files like mp3s so that readers and scholars in the future can still read them?  The current state of affairs relies on license agreements with publishers who in turn license to…
  • Nov 16

    protect your site from copyright lawsuit

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

Charlotte Law Library News

Covers research, books and library news. From the Charlotte School of Law library team.

http://charlottelawlibrary.wordpress.com
Rank this Week: 1025

The ZRG Blog

The ZRG Blog

Covers changes to Zimmerman's Research Guide. By Andrew Zimmerman.

http://zimmermansguide.wordpress.com/
  • Dec 25

    RIP: Zimmerman’s Research Guide

    RIP: Zimmerman’s Research Guide
    Zimmerman’s Research Guide will go off the Lexis Info Pro site at the end of 2015.   There will be no current public version as of January 1, 2016. The Internet Archive will host archived editions of the Guide.  To ……
  • Dec 27

    How to conduct an annual meeting for shareholder

    How to conduct an annual meeting for shareholder
    Jocelyn Stilwell-Tong, Research & Training Librarian at Paul Hastings LLP is my hero!  Jocelyn compiled and forwarded a list of resources explaining how to run an annual meeting for shareholders.   Jocelyn’s list now…
  • Dec 27

    How to conduct an annual meeting for shareholder

    How to conduct an annual meeting for shareholder
    Jocelyn Stilwell-Tong, Research & Training Librarian at Paul Hastings LLP is my hero!  Jocelyn compiled and forwarded a list of resources explaining how to run an annual meeting for shareholders.   Jocelyn’s list now…
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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: 1026

Virtual Library Cat's Eye View

Virtual Library Cat's Eye View

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

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

    Farewell

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

    Constitutional Protections For Mobile Phone Pass Codes?

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

    New CRS Report: Dark Web

    New CRS Report: Dark Web
    You have probably heard of the Deep Web, but how much do you know about the Dark Web?  Discover more about the dark web in Kristin Finklea's CRS Report entitled - you've guessed it - Dark Web.  "This report illuminates information…
Rank this Week: 950

TS-SIS / OBS-SIS

TS-SIS / OBS-SIS

From the Technical Services Special Interest Section and the Online Bibliographic Services Special Interest Section of the American Association of Law Libraries.

http://tssis.blogspot.com/
  • Jul 17

    TS-SIS Nominating Committee report

    TS-SIS Nominating Committee report
    TS colleagues: the 2014/15 annual report for the TS-SIS Nominating Committee is here.Thanks!------------------------------Kevin CareyTechnical Services LibrarianThe Ohio State University Moritz Law LibraryColumbus, Ohio
  • Jul 16

    Technical Services Law Librarian annual report

    Technical Services Law Librarian annual report
    Colleagues:The Technical Services Law Librarian (TSLL) annual report for 2014-2015 is available here.If you have any questions or comments, TSLL is on the agendas for the TS and OBS business meetings in…
  • Jul 16

    TS-SIS Preservation Committee will not meet at Annual

    TS-SIS Preservation Committee will not meet at Annual
    Good afternoon,Please note that the TS-SIS Preservation Committee will not meet at Annual.(it was scheduled for 3:15-4:30 on Monday)Committee will continue its work via email and teleconferencing throughout the…
Rank this Week: 1033

ELLA Blog

ELLA Blog

From the Edmonton Law Libraries Association.

http://apps.edmontonlawlibraries.ca/Blog/
  • Apr 14

    Old Rules of Court back on WestlawNext Canada!

    Old Rules of Court back on WestlawNext Canada!
    Carswell Ref Support has advised me that the text of the repealed Alberta Rules of Court, Alta Reg 390/68, is now available on WestlawNext Canada. This also means that the archived Fradsham's commentary of the old rules in Litigator includes…
  • Mar 18

    HeadStart 2015

    HeadStart 2015
    Information on the 2015 HeadStart program is now available. Check it out at under the HeadStart tab or at HeadStart 2015. Ana San Miguel
  • Dec 16

    eReference Library on ProView

    eReference Library on ProView
    Letting you know about a problem (hopefully temporary) with this product:  the pdf you 'create' in order to print from this product will NOT include the information within a footnote.  The footnotes are not connected to…
Rank this Week: 1023