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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/
  • Sep 1

    Recent Statutory Instruments – legislation.gov.uk

    Recent Statutory Instruments – legislation.gov.uk
    The Serious Organised Crime and Police Act 2005 (Designated Sites under Section 128) (Amendment) (No. 2) Order 2014 The Payments to the Churches Conservation Trust Order 2014 Source: www.legislation.gov.uk
  • Sep 1

    BAILII: Recent Decision

    BAILII: Recent Decision
    Court of Appeal (Criminal Division) Attorney-General’s Reference No 28 of 2014 [2014] EWCA Crim 1723 (30 July 2014) Dewdney, R. v [2014] EWCA Crim 1722 (30 July 2014) High Court (Queen’s Bench Division) Durrant v Chief Constable…
  • Sep 1

    Threat from Syria: will new anti-terrorism proposals keep us safe? – Halsbury’s Law Exchange

    Threat from Syria: will new anti-terrorism proposals keep us safe? – Halsbury’s Law Exchange
    ‘When the Prevention of Terrorism Act 1974 was passed against a backdrop of an IRA bombing campaign in the mainland UK, it was limited in time for a year (although would be re-passed annually until made permanent), and was passed among…
Rank this Week: 3

beSpacific

beSpacific

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

http://www.bespacific.com/
  • Sep 1

    DARPA Open Catalog

    DARPA Open Catalog
    “Welcome to the DARPA Open Catalog, which contains a curated list of DARPA-sponsored software and peer-reviewed publications. DARPA sponsors fundamental and applied research in a variety of areas including data science, cyber, anomaly…
  • Sep 1

    New on LLRX – How to choose Web-based legal software

    New on LLRX – How to choose Web-based legal software
    Via LLRX.com - How to choose Web-based legal software: More and more lawyers are moving to Web-based legal software because it’s convenient, provides 24/7 on-the-go-access to case-related information, and is affordable. Lawyer…
  • Sep 1

    Report – Stimulus and Fiscal Consolidation

    Report – Stimulus and Fiscal Consolidation
    Stimulus and Fiscal Consolidation: The Evidence and Implications, Dean Baker and David Rosnick. Center for Economic and Policy Research, July 2014.   “This analysis looks at the evidence on the effects of stimulus packages and…
Rank this Week: 23

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
  • Aug 26

    UNPUBLISHED OPINION: Weller v. State

    UNPUBLISHED OPINION: Weller v. State
    The Montana Supreme Court has issued an Unpublished Opinion in the following matter: CIVIL – POSTCONVICTION DA 13-0823, 2014 MT 233N, SHAWN HOWARD WELLER, Petitioner and Appellant, v. STATE OF MONTANA, Respondent and Appellee.
  • Aug 26

    UNPUBLISHED OPINION: Weller v. State

    UNPUBLISHED OPINION: Weller v. State
    The Montana Supreme Court has issued an Unpublished Opinion in the following matter: CIVIL – POSTCONVICTION DA 13-0823, 2014 MT 233N, SHAWN HOWARD WELLER, Petitioner and Appellant, v. STATE OF MONTANA, Respondent and Appellee.
  • Aug 26

    UNPUBLISHED OPINION: Miller v. Kirkegard

    UNPUBLISHED OPINION: Miller v. Kirkegard
    The Montana Supreme Court has issued an Unpublished Opinion in the following matter: CIVIL – DAMAGES DA 14-0232, 2014 MT 232N, JOHN O. MILLER, Plaintiff and Appellant, v. LEROY KIRKEGARD, BILLIE REICH and KRISTY COBBAN, Defendants and…
Rank this Week: 32

Slaw

Slaw

A Canadian cooperative weblog on all things legal.

http://www.slaw.ca
  • Sep 1

    Be the Messenger (And Don’t Get Shot)

    Be the Messenger (And Don’t Get Shot)
    The #1 cause of claims against Ontario lawyers practising in most areas of law is problems with lawyer-client communication. Considering lawyers’ reputation for verbosity, this statistic seems counterintuitive, at least until you…
  • Sep 1

    LawTechCamp 2014 This Weekend

    LawTechCamp 2014 This Weekend
    The fourth annual LawTechCamp takes place this Saturday at Ryerson University’s DMZ building. LawTechComp provides an opportunity to “bridge the gap between the tech and legal communities and encourage the exchange of ideas and…
  • Sep 1

    Monday’s Mix

    Monday’s Mix
    Each Monday we present brief excerpts of recent posts from five of Canada’s award­-winning legal blogs chosen at random* from sixty recent Clawbie winners. In this way we hope to promote their work, with their permission, to as wide…
Rank this Week: 58

Guilford Centre Weblog

Guilford Centre Weblog

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

http://guildfordlibrary.wordpress.com
  • Jun 20

    Summer Vacation Opening Hours for the Library and LRC IT Room

    Summer Vacation Opening Hours for the Library and LRC IT Room
    Until Sunday 27 July, the Library and LRC IT Rooms will be open as normal (8.30am – 10.00pm on weekdays, 8.30am until 6.00pm at weekends.) From Monday 28 July to Friday 12 September, the following opening times will apply: LIBRARY…
  • Jun 20

    Library computer system upgrade

    Library computer system upgrade
    To allow for an upgrade to the University’s Library computer system, online access to the library catalogue and to library accounts will be unavailable from the end of Tuesday 24 June until Thursday 26 June. The library’s…
  • May 14

    Westlaw Student Associate 2014/2015

    Westlaw Student Associate 2014/2015
    Applications for the post of Westlaw Student Associate 2014/15 are welcome from current GDL or final-year LLB students. The closing date for applications is 23rd May.  Please click on the link below for further details.  If you…
Rank this Week: 68

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
  • Aug 27

    Aug. 27 Colloquia/Workshop

    Aug. 27 Colloquia/Workshop
    Emory University School of Law Urska Velikonja (Emory University School of Law) presents Public Compensation for Private Harm: Evidence from the SEC’s Fair Fund Distributions – paper available here
  • Aug 22

    CFP: The New Era in Gaming Law – Highland Heights, KY

    CFP: The New Era in Gaming Law – Highland Heights, KY
    The Northern Kentucky Law Review and NKU Chase College of Law seek submissions for their symposium, “The New Era in Gaming Law,” on March 20, 2015. The transnational character of gaming has generated difficult legal questions…
  • Aug 22

    CFP: The New Era in Gaming Law – Highland Heights, KY

    CFP: The New Era in Gaming Law – Highland Heights, KY
    The Northern Kentucky Law Review and NKU Chase College of Law seek submissions for their symposium, “The New Era in Gaming Law,” on March 20, 2015. The transnational character of gaming has generated difficult legal questions…
Rank this Week: 74

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
  • Aug 27

    Read Brill’s most downloaded journal articles in Middle East & Islamic Studie

    Read Brill’s most downloaded journal articles in Middle East & Islamic Studie
    Read Brill’s most downloaded articles from Q2 2014 in the subject area of Middle East & Islamic Studies These articles are freely available until 31 October 2014! Discourses of the 2011 Arab Revolutions Author: Ken Seigneurie…
  • Aug 6

    Wiley Online Library Site Maintenance Notice Aug 9, 2014

    Wiley Online Library Site Maintenance Notice Aug 9, 2014
    There will be a scheduled maintenance for Wiley Online Library and The Cochrane Library at 17:00 Hong Kong time for up to 4 hours on Aug 9, 2014. Access to both sites will be disrupted during this period. addthis_url =…
  • Jul 31

    The Journal of Clinical Psychiatry and Psychiatrist.com unavailable starting 4 August, 2014

    The Journal of Clinical Psychiatry and Psychiatrist.com unavailable starting 4 August, 2014
    Starting August 4, the websites of The Journal of Clinical Psychiatry and Psychiatrist.com will begin migrating to another platform. This migration process may take a few days to complete and the site will be unavailable during this time. The…
Rank this Week: 84

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: 88

Legal Informatics Blog

Legal Informatics Blog

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

http://legalinformatics.wordpress.com
  • Sep 1

    Legal Open Document and Data Symposium: 6 September 2014, Ravenna

    Legal Open Document and Data Symposium: 6 September 2014, Ravenna
    Legal Open Document and Data, a symposium, is scheduled to be held 6 September 2014, in Ravenna, Italy, in conjunction with Summer School LEX 2014. Here is the program: Albano Bernasconi, Swiss Federal Chancellery, Official Publications…
  • Aug 31

    Scott et al.: Text Mining for Quality Control of Court Record

    Scott et al.: Text Mining for Quality Control of Court Record
    Eric O. Scott, Haleh Vafaie, Zelal Gungordu, Charles E. Horowitz, and Bradford C. Brown are scheduled to present a paper entitled Text Mining for Quality Control of Court Records, at SemADoc 2014: Semantic Analysis of Documents Workshop, to…
  • Aug 28

    Glassmeyer and Smith: Open law: Technology in service of the rule of law

    Glassmeyer and Smith: Open law: Technology in service of the rule of law
    Sarah Glassmeyer and Pete Smith have posted their new article entitled Open law: Technology in service of the rule of law, forthcoming in Legal Information Management, 14(3) (2014). Here is the abstract: As law librarians we have ready access…
Rank this Week: 117

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
  • Aug 29

    Join Us! Scholar in Connected Learning

    Join Us! Scholar in Connected Learning
    Originally posted on Andover Institute:As we continue to advance our Connected Learning efforts, we are seeking to hire an experienced math instructor who will support the development of online modules and work with us to explore…
  • Jul 2

    Recent Books: on Adolescence, Technology, Sexuality, and More

    Recent Books: on Adolescence, Technology, Sexuality, and More
    A few times per year, I have been sharing a “Head of School’s bookshelf” with community members at Phillips Academy.  It comes this time in two parts: 1) six books that are among those I’ve read in the past few…
  • Jun 26

    The next thing Silicon Valley needs to disrupt big time: its own culture

    The next thing Silicon Valley needs to disrupt big time: its own culture
    Originally posted on Quartz:There’s a problem with Silicon Valley and the subcultures that imitate it. It’s a design bug woven into people’s identities and sense of self-worth. Influential and otherwise very smart people…
Rank this Week: 150

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: 147

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
  • Aug 29

    Representing Minors in Connecticut - 2014 Edition

    Representing Minors in Connecticut - 2014 Edition
    Category: FYI;Legal Research;Self-Help Body: The 2014 edition of the Representing Minors in Connecticut has been posted to our research guides page. Published: 8/29/2014 2:05 PM
  • Aug 29

    Criminal Law Supreme Court Opinion - 8/29/2014

    Criminal Law Supreme Court Opinion - 8/29/2014
    Category: Recent Decisions;Criminal Opinions Body: SC19034 - State v. Benedict (Sexual assault in fourth degree; "Following our grant of certification, the state appeals from the judgment of the Appellate Court reversing the trial court's…
  • Aug 28

    Tort Law Supreme Court Opinion - 8/28/2014

    Tort Law Supreme Court Opinion - 8/28/2014
    Category: Recent Decisions;Tort Law Opinions Body: SC19159 - Hylton v. Gunter (Fraud; "The sole issue in this certified appeal is whether we should overrule Lord v. Mansfield, 50 Conn. App. 21, 717 A.2d 267, cert. denied, 247 Conn. 943, 723…
Rank this Week: 162

Library Stuff

Library Stuff

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

http://www.librarystuff.net
  • Sep 1

    Welcome the Internet Archive to The [Flickr] Common

    Welcome the Internet Archive to The [Flickr] Common
    “Over the past couple of weeks, The Internet Archive has already been uploading content behind the scenes, and today we are very excited to officially launch them into The Commons. The Internet Archive is best known for its historical…
  • Sep 1

    Librarians Are A Luxury Chicago Public Schools Can’t Afford

    Librarians Are A Luxury Chicago Public Schools Can’t Afford
    “Two years ago, the Chicago Public Schools budgeted for 454 librarians. Last year, the budget called for 313 librarians, and now that number is down to 254.With educators facing tough financial choices, having a full-time librarian is…
  • Aug 31

    When it comes to city services, San Antonians love their library

    When it comes to city services, San Antonians love their library
    The San Antonio Public Library earned a 96 percent customer satisfaction rating from local residents, according to the latest community survey conducted by independent consulting firm ETC Institute. Patrons ranked the public library the…
Rank this Week: 195

Jenkins Law Library Blog

Jenkins Law Library Blog

Covers technology and legal research.

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

    Jenkins On Your Desktop: Model Penal Code on HeinOnline

    Jenkins On Your Desktop: Model Penal Code on HeinOnline
    The Model Penal Code was adopted by the American Law Institute in 1962 and officially printed with Explanatory Notes in 1985. The Code is a compilation of model laws regarding the definition of crimes, treatment and correction, and the…
  • Aug 21

    LexisNexis Practice Guides for New Jersey Now Available

    LexisNexis Practice Guides for New Jersey Now Available
    We recently added LexisNexis Practice Guides for New Jersey to our collection! Topics include civil discovery, criminal procedure, insurance litigation, pretrial practice, probate and estate administration, and more. Search the Jenkins'…
  • Aug 11

    Jenkins Law Library Video Tip (Episode 201403): NewsBank's New User Interface

    Jenkins Law Library Video Tip (Episode 201403): NewsBank's New User Interface
    Jenkins Law Library Video Tip (Episode 201403): As of the end of July 2014, NewsBank sports a new user interface. This video illustrates some of the changes, especially with regard to searching specific newspapers. NewsBank is a 24/7 benefit…
Rank this Week: 219

Criminal Law Library Blog

Criminal Law Library Blog

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

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

    State Advocacy Strategies: The New York Story

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

    State Advocacy Strategies: The New York Story

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

    The Jury Expert Has a New Look

    The Jury Expert Has a New Look
    The people at The Jury Expert are excited about moving to a new platrorm, Wordpress, where they can incorporate a new look and possibly some new features as well. Below is their e-mail announcing the change and providing links so you can see…
Rank this Week: 232

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: 270

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
  • Aug 28

    Federal Circuit Court Oral Argument Feed

    Federal Circuit Court Oral Argument Feed
    A Fastcase blog post alerts us to this high cool-factor federal circuit court oral argument feed: Arguments: An index of oral arguments from federal courts, updated every 15 minutes. Fastcase blog homepage.
  • Aug 28

    Mandatory eFiling for Oregon Attorneys, December 1, 2014

    Mandatory eFiling for Oregon Attorneys, December 1, 2014
    Excerpt from the CJ announcement (link from Oregon LPM blog): “Mandatory eFiling Plan for Attorneys Filing in Oregon State Courts Chief Justice Thomas A. Balmer, Oregon Supreme Court, has approved a plan for the move to a mandatory…
  • Aug 28

    PI Buzz Skip-Tracing Tips: Yelp & Craig’s List

    PI Buzz Skip-Tracing Tips: Yelp & Craig’s List
    PI Buzz is always worth reading. The latest tips include these: Background People Using Yelp How do I search Craig’s List
Rank this Week: 296

Hunter's Query

Hunter's Query

Features research tips and law library news. From the Howard W. Hunter Law Library at the J. Reuben Clark Law School.

http://huntersquery.byulaw.info/wordpress/
  • Aug 27

    New Classroom

    New Classroom
    As many of you know, the library’s room 275/76 was one of several areas under construction this summer.  Room 275/76 was originally the library’s computer lab, but as laptops become common the space was better used as a…
  • Aug 19

    Welcome, Class of 2017!

    Welcome, Class of 2017!
    The Law Library is happy to welcome the class of 2017 to the law school!  We’re excited that you’re here with us and want you to know that we’re here to help you throughout your legal education.  In addition to the…
  • Aug 18

    New Library Website

    New Library Website
    Today we’re happy to announce the launch of our new website!  A lot of hard work has gone into the new design, especially by our webmaster Laurie Urquiaga.  Please test it out and let us know if there’s anything you find…
Rank this Week: 320

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
  • Aug 15

    The Origins of Our Italian Statutes Collection

    The Origins of Our Italian Statutes Collection
    The core of our outstanding collection of early Italian municipal statutes is a private collection purchased in 1946. Thanks to Rare Book Cataloger Susan Karpuk, this original collection, “Italian Statutes Collection, 1946 (Accession…
  • Aug 15

    The Origns of Our Italian Statutes Collection

    The Origns of Our Italian Statutes Collection
    The core of our outstanding collection of early Italian municipal statutes is a private collection purchased in 1946. Thanks to Rare Book Cataloger Susan Karpuk, this original collection, “Italian Statutes Collection, 1946 (Accession…
  • Jul 20

    Water, Law, Paper

    Water, Law, Paper
    My friend and collaborator Mark Weiner has produced the latest installment in his series of videos on rare law books. “Water, Paper, Law” is an almost poetic meditation, in which “an eighteenth-century Italian legal treatise…
Rank this Week: 306

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/
  • Aug 30

    Finals Aftermath

    Finals Aftermath
    As you were frantically printing out last Spring Semester’s outlines and papers, many of you were wondering how much paper we go through during finals.  The two pictures here show approximately how many reams of paper were used…
  • Aug 29

    Jury Instructions: Yeah There’s a Guide for That

    Jury Instructions: Yeah There’s a Guide for That
    Yep that’s right: CM Law Library has a handy dandy guide for students and practitioners alike on Jury Instructions. Topics covered in the guide include Ohio and Federal instructions, guidance on how to write jury instructions, and…
  • Aug 29

    New Addition to the US Code: Title 52

    New Addition to the US Code: Title 52
    The US Code is getting an update. Provisions relating to voting and elections are being transferred from titles 2 and 42 into a new Title 52, Voting and Elections. The transfers are to improve the overall organization of the United States…
Rank this Week: 412

Gallagher Blogs

Gallagher Blogs

Features library news and legal research tips. From the Marian Gould Gallagher Law Library of the University of Washington School of Law.

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

    Free Advice: Succeeding in Law School

    Free Advice: Succeeding in Law School
    Who doesn't want to do well in law school? No one! But there's a lot to figure out, from how to manage your time to how to tackle exams. Law School Materials for Success, by Barbara Glesner Fines, is a short (89 pages in PDF) book that is…
  • Aug 25

    Reference Office Closure

    Reference Office Closure
    Although the Law Library will be open Tuesday, August. 26, the Reference Office will be closed.The Reference Office will re-open at 9am on Wednesday, August 27.And one more reminder, in observance of the Labor Day holiday, the Law Library and…
  • Aug 22

    Legality of Prisoner-for-Hostage Swap

    Legality of Prisoner-for-Hostage Swap
    Congressional Republican leaders asked the Government Accountability Office to review the Department of Defense's actions in releasing five prisoners from Guantanamo to Qatar in exchange for the Taliban releasing Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl.In a…
Rank this Week: 431

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
  • Aug 15

    The Origins of Our Italian Statutes Collection

    The Origins of Our Italian Statutes Collection
    The core of our outstanding collection of early Italian municipal statutes is a private collection purchased in 1946. Thanks to Rare Book Cataloger Susan Karpuk, this original collection, “Italian Statutes Collection, 1946 (Accession…
  • Aug 15

    The Origns of Our Italian Statutes Collection

    The Origns of Our Italian Statutes Collection
    The core of our outstanding collection of early Italian municipal statutes is a private collection purchased in 1946. Thanks to Rare Book Cataloger Susan Karpuk, this original collection, “Italian Statutes Collection, 1946 (Accession…
  • Jul 20

    Water, Law, Paper

    Water, Law, Paper
    My friend and collaborator Mark Weiner has produced the latest installment in his series of videos on rare law books. “Water, Paper, Law” is an almost poetic meditation, in which “an eighteenth-century Italian legal treatise…
Rank this Week: 432

l r c - o r b i t ... ... ... the…

l r c - o r b i t ... ... ... the usd research satellite

Covers the legal research center, legal news and legal research resources. By John Adkins.

http://lrc-orbit.typepad.com/lrc/
  • Nov 4

    ATL's Legally Themed Halloween Costume Contest

    ATL's Legally Themed Halloween Costume Contest
    Check out this year's entries in ATL's Legally Themed Halloween Costume Contest and vote for your favorite! Here's a sampling: [JML]
  • Nov 1

    LRC October Trivia Winner!

    LRC October Trivia Winner!
    Congratulations to our September trivia winner Katie Lepore! Question: The University of San Diego School of Law was founded in 1954. What was the original name of the building now known as Warren Hall? Answer: Thomas More Hall Stop by...
  • Oct 31

    Happy Halloween from the LRC!

    Happy Halloween from the LRC!
Rank this Week: 433

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
  • Aug 29

    A Very Important Message from Larry King – Pic of the Week

    A Very Important Message from Larry King – Pic of the Week
    Last Friday, the Library launched a new public service announcement about the upcoming exhibition, Magna Carta: Muse and Mentor.  The exhibition opens on November 6, 2014, and will run through January 19, 2015.  For ten weeks, the…
  • Aug 28

    The National Book Festival: New Time, New Place, New Gavel Pencil

    The National Book Festival: New Time, New Place, New Gavel Pencil
    It is that time of year again – the National Book Festival!    This year the Festival will be taking place on Saturday, August 30th at the Washington National Convention Center.  Once again, Law Library staff are…
  • Aug 27

    Can Children Live in Prison with a Parent?

    Can Children Live in Prison with a Parent?
    If you follow our work closely, you know that the Law Library of Congress often produces foreign, comparative, and international law reports on a wide range of important issues.  Our recently completed report, titled Laws on Children…
Rank this Week: 481

Moritz Legal Information Blog

Moritz Legal Information Blog

Legal information and research resouces. By the Michael E. Moritz Law Library at Ohio State University.

http://moritzlegalinformation.blogspot.com/
  • Aug 27

    Convicted of a Crime You Didn't Commit...because No Crime was Committed

    Convicted of a Crime You Didn't Commit...because No Crime was Committed
    The ABA Law Journal brings us this headline: Prisoner exonerations are at an all-time high, and it’s not because of DNA testing, which states "Of the 87 known exonerations in 2013, 27 were cases in which no crimes had taken place.…
  • Aug 26

    Academic Success in Law School

    Academic Success in Law School
    Many law students excelled as undergraduates.  Law school brings new challenges, however, and the library has gathered together a number of resources on law school academic success in a research guide to help you meet these…
  • Aug 25

    Westlaw Study Aid Subscription

    Westlaw Study Aid Subscription
    Maybe it's too early to think about studying. That's probably true. But it helps to know your options when the time does come to buckle down and learn a thing or two, and now you have more options than ever. We still have tons of study aids…
Rank this Week: 579

Scholarly Communications @ Duke

Scholarly Communications @ Duke

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

http://blogs.library.duke.edu/scholcomm/
  • Aug 13

    Who owns that journal? — an update

    Who owns that journal? — an update
    Earlier this year I wrote about a lawsuit involving the Duke University Press and their dispute with the Social Science History Association over who would control the journal Social Science History. A decision from the trial court in North…
  • Aug 10

    About that simian selfie

    About that simian selfie
    By now, most people know about the macaque monkeys that took pictures of themselves in the Indonesian jungle, and the controversy over who, if anyone, owns a copyright in the resulting pictures.  The events actually took place several…
  • Aug 7

    Signing My Rights Away (a guest post by Jennifer Ahern-Dodson)

    Signing My Rights Away (a guest post by Jennifer Ahern-Dodson)
    NOTE — Authorship can be a tricky thing, impacted by contractual agreements and even by shifting media.  In this guest post by Jennifer Ahern-Dodson of Duke’s Thompson Writing Program we get an additional perspective on the…
Rank this Week: 528

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/
  • Aug 12

    Let CI Be Your Guide

    Let CI Be Your Guide
    Someone asked me recently why I think more and more law firms are creating CI roles or increasing their CI capacity, encouraging their BD and Library staff to work more closely so forth. I didn't really have a good answer on the spot, "cause…
  • Jul 29

    The CIO Brain And Music… Not As Strange As It Sound

    The CIO Brain And Music… Not As Strange As It Sound
    For those of you that attend the ILTA conferences, you may be aware of the (in)famous band called Legal Bytes. Legal Bytes is the world's only band made up entirely of current and former Chief Information Officers from law firms. At this…
  • Jul 21

    Whither Change?

    Whither Change?
    Image [cc] Moyan Brenn Three posts recently caught my eye. One was on the imminent demise of BigLaw. The other was on how small firms are about to have their day. In the third one Thomas Sager, the GC for Dupont takes GCs to task for not…
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Library Boy

Library Boy

Features legal research news. By Michel-Adrien Sheppard.

http://micheladrien.blogspot.com/
  • Jul 31

    Library Boy on Hiatus During Month of August

    Library Boy on Hiatus During Month of August
    I will be taking a sabbatical in August.Back after Labour Day.
  • Jul 30

    Indexes As Necessary as Ever in Electronic Age

    Indexes As Necessary as Ever in Electronic Age
    Susannah Tredwell, librarian at Davies LLP in Vancouver and fellow member of CALL (Canadian Association of Law Libraries), wrote a piece last week on Slaw.ca about the continuing value of indexes: It is sometimes assumed that a book that is…
  • Jul 28

    Recent Legislative Summaries from Library of Parliament

    Recent Legislative Summaries from Library of Parliament
    The Library of Parliament has recently published a number of legislative summaries describing federal bills:Bill C-17: An Act to amend the Food and Drugs Act: "Bill C - 17, an Act to amend the Food and Drugs Act ( alternative title:…
Rank this Week: 514

Legal Commentary on Proposition 8…

Legal Commentary on Proposition 8 and the Right to Marry

Articles and comments by attorneys and legal scholars, and related legal news. From Michael Ginsborg.

http://prop8legalcommentary.blogspot.com/
  • Oct 28

    Farewell

    Farewell
    In May, I decided that I would need a hiatus to prepare an article on a subject unrelated to this site. I have just completed my forthcoming article for law librarians, "Ending Our Conflicts of Interest to Protect Consumers of Legal…
  • May 22

    Hiatus from my usual schedule of blogging

    Hiatus from my usual schedule of blogging
    I regret that, for at least several weeks, I will lack time to update this site on a regular basis. I face two challenges. First, I expect to publish an article on a subject I have been thinking about for 20 years.
  • May 15

    Legal news this month

    Legal news this month
    Domestic partnership
Rank this Week: 538

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/
  • Aug 29

    Practical Law Company (PLC) available via Westlaw!

    Practical Law Company (PLC) available via Westlaw!
    In 2013, the news broke that Thomas Reuters (parent of West and Westlaw) had purchased the popular practitioner-oriented Practical Law Company. Just this year, the PLC platform was integrated into our law school Westlaw subscription and is…
  • Aug 15

    Class action lawsuit for right to counsel for children in removal proceeding

    Class action lawsuit for right to counsel for children in removal proceeding
    Last month, the American Immigration Council and the ACLU, along with other organizations, filed a class action lawsuit on behalf of children in removal proceedings who are unrepresented by counsel.  Each year, the government initiates…
  • Aug 8

    Domestic Workers Bill of Right

    Domestic Workers Bill of Right
    Massachusetts recently became one of a few states to adopt a Domestic Workers Bill of Rights, Chapter 148 of the 2014 Acts.  This Act amends current Massachusetts law to provides additional protections to domestic workers in private…
Rank this Week: 642

Un blog pour l'information…

Un blog pour l'information juridique

By Emmanuel Barthe.

http://www.precisement.org/blog/
Rank this Week: 719

Depraved Librarian

Depraved Librarian

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

http://depravedlibrarian.wordpress.com
Rank this Week: 605

Law Library of Congress: Global…

Law Library of Congress: Global Legal Monitor

Covers legal news and developments worldwide. By the Law Library of Congress.

http://www.loc.gov/law/
  • Nov 19

    United Arab Emirates: New Law Imposes Sanctions on Online Demands for Regime Change

    United Arab Emirates: New Law Imposes Sanctions on Online Demands for Regime Change
    Communications and electronic information - On November 13, 2012, the United Arab Emirates amended Federal Law 2-2006 on electronic crimes. The amended legislation includes provisions that punish anyone convicted of using digital means to…
  • Nov 15

    France: Approval of Same-Sex Marriage Draft Law

    France: Approval of Same-Sex Marriage Draft Law
    Family - France's Council of Ministers (Conseil des Ministres, Cabinet) approved a draft law on November 7, 2012, that legalizes marriage for same-sex couples. The proposal gives such couples the rights usually assigned to marriage, as... The…
  • Nov 9

    Egypt: Government Decides to Postpone Implementation of Real Property Tax Law

    Egypt: Government Decides to Postpone Implementation of Real Property Tax Law
    Taxation - On November 4, 2012, Egypt's Ministry of Finance decided to postpone the implementation of the real property tax law (Law 196-2008 of June 23, 2008) until January... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers…
Rank this Week: 613

Seattle University Law Library…

Seattle University Law Library INFO

Covers legal news, legal research and library news.

http://lawlibraryblog.seattleu.edu/
  • Sep 1

    Law Library Info & Tip

    Law Library Info & Tip
    Welcome to our new students and to our returning students. If you haven’t had a chance to stop by and say “hello,” please do so. To start the year off right, the library would like to remind you about some of our policies:…
  • Aug 29

    Learning New Research System

    Learning New Research System
    The Library makes many different research platforms available to students–Blackboard, Casemaker, Lexis, Hein Online and Westlaw—to name just a few. Take advantage of your free access during law school and learn to use these…
  • Aug 22

    Librarian Help on Sunday

    Librarian Help on Sunday
    Librarians can help with any aspect of legal research—finding sources, searching databases, and understanding search results. For help on Sunday, just email us at lawreference@seattleu.edu. We’ll be checking in between noon and…
Rank this Week: 767

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
  • Sep 1

    Recent Acquisitions, August 25 – September 1, 2014

    Recent Acquisitions, August 25 – September 1, 2014
    51 new acquisitions in Osgoode Hall Law School Library, including 28 from 2014: Intergroup relations in the southern plateau Anastasio, Angelo, 1914- E 78 N77 A53 1955 Intergroup relations in the southern plateau 1955 iv, 124 leaves : ill.,…
  • Aug 29

    Reduced Opening Hours Next Week

    Reduced Opening Hours Next Week
    Because of scheduling problems, the Library is obliged to keep summer operating hours through next week until Monday, September 8. The Library will be open 8:30 am-4:30 pm only, from Tuesday, Sept. 2 to Friday, Sept 5. The Library will…
  • Aug 28

    A new year is here again…

    A new year is here again…
    After a winter that would have caused even the Abominable Snowman to consider decamping to Hawaii, it is safe to say that we were all looking forward to three or four months of warm weather. Well, it’s the end of … 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/
  • Aug 29

    Public Service Announcement by Larry King

    Public Service Announcement by Larry King
    The Library launched a new public service announcement about the upcoming exhibition, Magna Carta: Muse and Mentor. The exhibition opens on November 6, 2014, and will run through January 19, 2015. For ten weeks, the exhibition will feature…
  • Aug 12

    Law Library of Congress Surpasses 15,000 Likes on Facebook

    Law Library of Congress Surpasses 15,000 Likes on Facebook
    The Law Library of Congress recently passed 15,000 people who like us on Facebook. Are you one of them? It is a great place to interact with us and keep up to date with new legal and legislative developments. If you are already a fan, take a…
  • Aug 4

    The Law Library of Congress Blog, In Custodia Legis, Celebrates Four Year

    The Law Library of Congress Blog, In Custodia Legis, Celebrates Four Year
    In Custodia Legis celebrated its fourth birthday with a selection of favorite posts from the Law Library of Congress bloggers and a list of the top ten posts since the blog's launch. Visit…
Rank this Week: 792

ThomChat

ThomChat

Thomas Jefferson School of Law Library Blog

http://tjsllibrary.wordpress.com
  • Aug 11

    TJSL Library Mini-Classe

    TJSL Library Mini-Classe
    CLASS DATE TIME Using ThomcatThis class will show how to use our online catalog to locate print and online material in our library. August 27, 2014, Wednesday 11:30-11:45 am Legal AbbreviationsF2d? ALR? CFR?  All Greek to you? …
  • Jul 24

    What to Expect Your Second Year of Law School

    What to Expect Your Second Year of Law School
    What to Expect Your Second Year of Law School by UCLA Law School graduate and Blueprint LSAT Prep instructor Alex Davis. If you’re a 1L right now, finals are probably about two months away. This means a couple things. Firstly,…
  • Jul 9

    San Diego Law Library presents an evening with best-selling author (and practicing attorney), Scott Turow.

    San Diego Law Library presents an evening with best-selling author (and practicing attorney), Scott Turow.
      When: Tuesday, August 5th, 6:30PM at Qualcomm   Tickets: $17.28 Check-in and doors open at 5:30PM and seating is first-come first-served. Please call the Warwick’s Book Department at 858-454-0347 for more information.…
Rank this Week: 777

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/
  • Aug 7

    Conflicts Among Wash. Court of Appeals Division

    Conflicts Among Wash. Court of Appeals Division
    Unlike the federal circuits, the Washington Court of Appeals is a "unitary system"—one court that sits in three divisions, not three separate courts. But sometimes panels from two divisions disagree with each other, so there can be…
  • Jun 20

    Ethics of Advising Marijuana Users and Businesse

    Ethics of Advising Marijuana Users and Businesse
    Under RPC 1.2(d), a "lawyer shall not counsel a client to engage, or assist a client, in conduct that the lawyer knows is criminal . . ."  Does this cover lawyers advising clients under Washington's new marijuana law, when possession is…
  • May 21

    Perceptions of Justice—Olympia, June 9

    Perceptions of Justice—Olympia, June 9
    The Washington State Minority and Justice Commission presents a half-day program, Perceptions of Justice, reviewing a report on Washingtonians' perceptions of how they are treated by the police and the courts.June 9, 2014, 8:45 a.m.-noonOB2…
Rank this Week: 774

Lex Scripta

Lex Scripta

From the Dallas Association of Law Librarians.

http://dallnet.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 748

CS-SIS

CS-SIS

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

http://cssis.org
  • Jun 9

    Seeking Volunteers for the Cool Tools Cafe at the AALL Annual Meeting

    Seeking Volunteers for the Cool Tools Cafe at the AALL Annual Meeting
    Cool Tools Café will be at the AALL Annual Meeting again this year.  This program will feature informal demos of tools, apps, and gadgets that will help librarians create, organize, and deliver information, increase productivity,…
  • May 15

    2014 Election Result

    2014 Election Result
    Congratulations to our newly elected CS-SIS board members:Kincaid C. Brown (University of Michigan), Vice-chair/Chair ElectPatrick Butler (University of Connecticut), Member-at-largeMany thanks to all of our excellent candidates, and to the…
  • May 1

    Coaching Small Shifts to Smaller Device

    Coaching Small Shifts to Smaller Device
    I think it’s rather likely that most readers who regularly check in with this blog are fairly curious about and comfortable trying out new technologies.  Of course, there are also those of us who dive in a bit more cautiously;…
Rank this Week: 771

Vincent G. Rinn Law Library

Vincent G. Rinn Law Library

Covers books, current affairs, legal news and legal research. From the DePaul University College of Law.

http://depaullaw.typepad.com/library/
  • May 29

    New ejournal on the Civil Rights Act of 1964

    New ejournal on the Civil Rights Act of 1964
    On October 11, 2013, a diverse group of civil rights scholars met at the University of Michigan Law School in Ann Arbor to assess the interpretation, development, and administration of civil rights law in the five decades since President…
  • May 28

    Book By Professor Raphael, Named To “100 Great books for the Social Worker’s Library”

    Book By Professor Raphael, Named To “100 Great books for the Social Worker’s Library”
    As is true for practicing attorneys, many social workers choose a particular area or client constituency to concentrate their efforts on during their career. Each area has it's own specialized knowledge, practices and research tools,…
  • May 6

    "Flawed Convictions" Book Signing, Deborah Tuerkheimer

    "Flawed Convictions" Book Signing, Deborah Tuerkheimer
    The Barnes & Noble bookstore is located in the DePaul Center at 1 E. Jackson ( corner with State St. )
Rank this Week: 765

AALL Spectrum Blog

AALL Spectrum Blog

A place for law librarians to discuss AALL Spectrum articles and their profession

http://aallspectrum.wordpress.com
  • Jun 15

    AALL Spectrum blog has moved

    AALL Spectrum blog has moved
    The AALL Spectrum blog has moved to inside AALLNET, http://www.aallnet.org/blogs/spectrum-blog. Within AALLNET it should be more readily found by AALL members yet still viewable my non-members.  All the archived content will remain on this…
  • Jun 6

    The Value of Law Librarian

    The Value of Law Librarian
    Law librarians know the value of law librarians, even when they struggle to articulate that value to others. It pleases us when someone aptly describes what we do; and it satisfies even more when that praise comes from a user. One such…
  • Jun 5

    Monty the Therapy Dog

    Monty the Therapy Dog
    Commencement ceremonies create a certain emotional state in me. I don’t understand why they do, they just do. So when Julian Aiken emailed me that:
Rank this Week: 764

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
  • Sep 1

    Links We Love Weekly Round-Up — September 1, 2014

    Links We Love Weekly Round-Up — September 1, 2014
    Making Friends in Law School Across the country, law students are entering their august institutions. We here at Bitter Lawyer are happy to guide these students through the perils of their epic quest for a J.D. by reposting helpful tidbits…
  • Aug 29

    Need Plans Over the Holiday Weekend?

    Need Plans Over the Holiday Weekend?
    Don’t sweat it; the Charlotte Mecklenburg Parks and Recreation department has you covered. The Romare Bearden Park in uptown Charlotte will host the Bearden Birthday Bash over the Labor Day Weekend, Friday, August 29th – Sunday,…
  • Aug 28

    Announcement: New CLE Event for NCCP Exam Preparation

    Announcement: New CLE Event for NCCP Exam Preparation
    Title: North Carolina Certified Paralegal (NCCP) Exam Preparation Course Date: Friday, September 5 – Saturday, September 6, 2014 Location: Charlotte School of Law – Charlotte Plaza Building  
Rank this Week: 1186

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/
  • Aug 31

    1L Law Library Survival Guide

    1L Law Library Survival Guide
    The first few weeks of law school can be overwhelming and there is so many new terms and sources that 1L's are being exposed to this semester.  The Library has put together a 1L Law Library Survival Guide to get you acquainted with all…
  • Aug 30

    International Labor Laws: NATLEX

    International Labor Laws: NATLEX
    How do countries around the world protect disabled workers, provide for social security and family leave, and restrict child labor?  Labor Day weekend is a great time to discover NATLEX, an International Labour Organization (ILO)…
  • Aug 29

    Laboring on Labor Day

    Laboring on Labor Day
    Yes, I will be laboring on labor day - meaning the Library will be open.  You can get both Reference librarian assistance and access to Reserve materials at the Circulation desk 10am-6pm.In other interesting news, check out the following…
Rank this Week: 1130

The Gavel

The Gavel

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

http://law.okcu.edu/?cat=19
  • Aug 28

    Oklahoma City University School of Law Welcomes Justice Sonia Sotomayor on 9/11/14

    Oklahoma City University School of Law Welcomes Justice Sonia Sotomayor on 9/11/14
    Oklahoma City University School of Law has the pleasure of hosting the Honorable Sonia Sotomayor on September 11, 2014. During her visit, Justice Sotomayor will engage in a public conversation with University President Robert Henry and School…
  • Aug 20

    Welcome and welcome back! The Law Library…

    Welcome and welcome back! The Law Library is excited to introduce a revamped Award of Accomplishment in Legal Research Skills (Award) this year, with changes to make earning the Award more accommodating to students’ busy schedules.…
  • Aug 7

    Gun Laws – Commerce Clause vs. Supremacy Clause

    Gun Laws – Commerce Clause vs. Supremacy Clause
    States’ rights advocates across the U.S. have been busy in the recent years, challenging the federal government’s authority on issues such as immigration (see, e.g., 2010 Arizona SB 1070) and gun laws.Lyle Denniston, the…
Rank this Week: 924