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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/
  • Apr 23

    Man jailed for smuggling cocaine in his trousers – Daily Telegraph

    Man jailed for smuggling cocaine in his trousers – Daily Telegraph
    ‘A Hungarian national has been jailed for five years after Gatwick’s Border Force officers found £100,000 worth of cocaine in his trousers.’ Full story Daily Telegraph, 23rd April 2014 Source: www.telegraph.co.uk
  • Apr 23

    Watchdog bans Center Parcs advert promoting term-time family holidays – The Guardian

    Watchdog bans Center Parcs advert promoting term-time family holidays – The Guardian
    ‘An advertisement for Center Parcs resorts has been banned for “irresponsibly” encouraging parents to take their children on holiday during term time.’ Full story The Guardian, 23rd April 2014 Source:…
  • Apr 23

    Article 11: Right to strike and insecure workers – UK Human Rights Blog

    Article 11: Right to strike and insecure workers – UK Human Rights Blog
    ‘Two different bodies in the last week have reflected on issues concerning the fundamental imbalance in the employment relationship.’ Full story UK Human Rights Blog, 22nd April 2014 Source: www.ukhumanrightsblog.com
Rank this Week: 4

State Law Library of Montana

State Law Library of Montana

Features notices of new Opinions and Orders from the Montana Supreme Court, library announcements, research tips, and Montana legal news.

http://mtlawlibrary.wordpress.com
  • Apr 23

    OPINION: Davenport v. Odlin

    OPINION: Davenport v. Odlin
    The Montana Supreme Court has issued an Opinion in the following matter: DIRECT APPEAL – CIVIL – WRIT OF MANDAMUS DA 13-0277, 2014 MT 109, KRISTINE DAVENPORT, Petitioner and Appellant, v. JOHN E. ODLIN, Respondent and Appellee.
  • Apr 22

    OPINION: State v. Reim

    OPINION: State v. Reim
    The Montana Supreme Court has issued an Opinion in the following matter: DIRECT APPEAL – CRIMINAL – ASSAULT DA 13-0050, 2014 MT 108, STATE OF MONTANA, Plaintiff and Appellee, v. MICHAEL KENNETH REIM, Defendant and Appellant.
  • Apr 22

    UNPUBLISHED OPINION: Zuazua v. Spear

    UNPUBLISHED OPINION: Zuazua v. Spear
    The Montana Supreme Court has issued an Unpublished Opinion in the following matter: DIRECT APPEAL – CIVIL – QUIET TITLE DA 13-0625, 2014 MT 107N, AMADOR F. ZUAZUA, Plaintiff, Counter-Defendant, and Appellant, v. DAVID J. SPEAR…
Rank this Week: 22

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
  • Apr 22

    Apr. 23 Colloquia/Workshop

    Apr. 23 Colloquia/Workshop
    University of Wisconsin-Madison Institute for Research on Poverty Lawrence Katz (Harvard University) presents Neighborhoods vs. Schools – paper is not publicly available University of Wisconsin-Madison Asifa Quraishi-Landes (University…
  • Apr 22

    Research Design for Causal Inference—Chicago, IL, and Durham, NC

    Research Design for Causal Inference—Chicago, IL, and Durham, NC
    Northwestern University School of Law and Duke University School of Law are holding two workshops on Research Design for Causal Inference this year: Main workshop: Monday – Friday, July 7-11, 2014, at Northwestern Advanced workshop:…
  • Apr 22

    From Bleak House to Geek House: Evolving Law for Entrepreneurial Lawyers—Brooklyn, NY

    From Bleak House to Geek House: Evolving Law for Entrepreneurial Lawyers—Brooklyn, NY
    Brooklyn Law School presented From Bleak House to Geek House: Evolving Law for Entrepreneurial Lawyers April 4, 2014. Videos are available here. The agenda is here. mw
Rank this Week: 23

beSpacific

beSpacific

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

http://www.bespacific.com/
  • Apr 22

    Learning by Thinking: How Reflection Aids Performance

    Learning by Thinking: How Reflection Aids Performance
    Di Stefano, Giada and Gino, Francesca and Pisano, Gary P. and Staats, Bradley R., Learning by Thinking: How Reflection Aids Performance (March 25, 2014). Harvard Business School NOM Unit Working Paper No. 14-093; Harvard Business School…
  • Apr 22

    How CEO-to-Worker Pay Disparity Undermines the Industry and the Overall Economy

    How CEO-to-Worker Pay Disparity Undermines the Industry and the Overall Economy
    Dēmos - Fast Food Failure. How CEO-to-Worker Pay Disparity Undermines the Industry and the Overall Economy, by Catherine Ruetschlin. “In 2012, the CEO-to worker compensation ratio in fast food topped…
  • Apr 22

    Verizon 2014 Data Breach Investigations Report

    Verizon 2014 Data Breach Investigations Report
    Excerpt from the Verizon 2014 Data Breach Investigations Report: ‘“We have more incidents, more sources, and more variation than ever before—and trying to approach tens of thousands of incidents using the same…
Rank this Week: 36

Trial Advocacy Blog

Trial Advocacy Blog

Focuses on trial advocacy. From Temple University's Beasley School of Law.

http://indexhtml.blogspot.com/
  • Mar 11

    Temple Law alum vies for vacant Montana Supreme Court seat

    Temple Law alum vies for vacant Montana Supreme Court seat
    Copyright 2014 Great Falls TribuneAll Rights ReservedGreat Falls Tribune (Montana)March 9, 2014 Sunday1 EditionSECTION: A; Pg. 1LENGTH: 1677 wordsHEADLINE: 15 vie for vacant state Supreme Court seatBYLINE: By, John S.…
  • Nov 21

    Samuel Pond and Jerry Lehocky Create Trial Advocacy Scholarship at Temple University Beasley School of Law

    Samuel Pond and Jerry Lehocky Create Trial Advocacy Scholarship at Temple University Beasley School of Law
    Once classmates, now law partners, attorneys Samuel H. Pond and Jerry M. Lehocky have found a way to give back to the institution that launched their highly successful careers in law. The two partners at Philadelphia-based Pond Lehocky Stern…
  • Nov 14

    August/September 2013 Law Library Acquisition

    August/September 2013 Law Library Acquisition
    Administrative LawFederal administrative law / by Gary Lawson.Lawson, Gary, 1958-St. Paul, Minn. : West, c2013.TZ2 L445 2013 Administrative Law Developments in Administrative Law and Regulatory Practice, 2012 / edited by Jeffery S. …
Rank this Week: 45

Slaw

Slaw

A Canadian cooperative weblog on all things legal.

http://www.slaw.ca
  • Apr 23

    Is Wearable Tech Dead?

    Is Wearable Tech Dead?
    Nike just announced that it is exiting its FuelBand fitness tracker business. Another article claims that “it’s only a matter of time until [Google Glass] joins devices such as the Zune, the Kin, the PlayBook, and the Xoom in tech…
  • Apr 23

    The Dangers of Social Networking and How to Avoid Them

    The Dangers of Social Networking and How to Avoid Them
    Although social networking tools offer lawyers many interesting new ways to interact with people in both personal and work spheres, there are some risks associated with using them. Before you venture into social networking, consider Section…
  • Apr 23

    Common Practice Pitfalls and How to Avoid Them

    Common Practice Pitfalls and How to Avoid Them
    Lawyers Professional Indemnity Company (LAWPRO) was created to insure lawyers against legal malpractice claims. Most (though not all) claims are brought by a lawyer’s own client and include an allegation that the lawyer made a mistake…
Rank this Week: 57

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
  • Apr 23

    An Interview with Rob Sukol, Deputy Law Revision Counsel

    An Interview with Rob Sukol, Deputy Law Revision Counsel
    This week’s interview is with Rob Sukol, Deputy Law Revision Counsel of the U.S. House of Representatives.  Rob previously did the guest post titled “The United States Code Online – Downloadable XML Files and…
  • Apr 22

    Was a 9-Month-old Boy Really Charged with Attempted Murder in Pakistan?

    Was a 9-Month-old Boy Really Charged with Attempted Murder in Pakistan?
    The following is a guest post by Shameema Rahman, senior legal research specialist in our Public Services Division. You may have heard about an incredible article with the headline, “9-month-old boy on the run after attempted…
  • Apr 21

    SEAALL 2014

    SEAALL 2014
    From April 3-5, 2014, law librarians from around the Southeast converged on Knoxville, Tennessee for the annual meeting of the Southeastern Chapter of the American Association of Law Libraries (SEAALL).  There were a variety of…
Rank this Week: 67

Guilford Centre Weblog

Guilford Centre Weblog

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

http://guildfordlibrary.wordpress.com
  • Dec 8

    PLC Student Ambassador, Jan – May 2014

    PLC Student Ambassador, Jan – May 2014
       The Practical Law Company is seeking to recruit a student ambassador to  represent and promote PLC services to the University of Law, Guildford, from January to the end of May, 2014.  Applications are welcome from…
  • Nov 25

    Library opening times during the Christmas and New Year Period

    Library opening times during the Christmas and New Year Period
    Over the Christmas and New Year period, the Library and LRC building will be open as follows:- Up to and including Thursday 19th Dec: Opening hours: 8.30am – 10pm  Friday 20th Dec: 8.30am – 6pm Sat 21st Dec - Wed…
  • Oct 14

    LPC Students – PLR legal research workshops and database training

    LPC Students – PLR legal research workshops and database training
    If, as a result of completing your PLR workbook legal research exercises, you’ve become aware of some gaps in your legal research knowledge, you will be pleased to learn that we are scheduling some workshops in preparation for your PLR…
Rank this Week: 72

Legal Informatics Blog

Legal Informatics Blog

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

http://legalinformatics.wordpress.com
  • Apr 23

    Dodson and Starger: Mapping Supreme Court Doctrine: Civil Pleading: Article and Video

    Dodson and Starger: Mapping Supreme Court Doctrine: Civil Pleading: Article and Video
    Professor Scott Dodson of the University of California Hastings and Profesor Colin Starger of the University of Baltimore have published Mapping Supreme Court Doctrine: Civil Pleading, Federal Courts Law Review, 7, 275-284 (2014). The…
  • Apr 23

    Schwartz: Public Access vs. Open Access regarding legislative data

    Schwartz: Public Access vs. Open Access regarding legislative data
    Molly Schwartz has posted Public Access vs. Open Access, at the Congressional Data Coalition Blog. Here are excerpts from the post: “Doesn’t Congress already make its information publicly accessible?” That’s the…
  • Apr 23

    Webcast: 23 April: Iron Tech Lawyer Competition, Georgetown Law Center

    Webcast: 23 April: Iron Tech Lawyer Competition, Georgetown Law Center
    The latest Iron Tech Lawyer Competition is scheduled to be held 23 April 2014 at Georgetown University Law Center in Washington, DC. A live video webcast of the event is said to be available at:…
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: 113

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
Rank this Week: 191

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
  • Apr 23

    Master Class with Chris Hughes, Phillips Academy ’02 on Hannah Arendt’s “Responsibility and Judgment”

    Master Class with Chris Hughes, Phillips Academy ’02 on Hannah Arendt’s “Responsibility and Judgment”
    We have the great privilege today of Chris Hughes’ visit to Andover.  Chris graduated from Phillips Academy in 2002.  He returns today to teach a master-class with me, to give the All School Meeting address, and to meet with…
  • Apr 17

    Happy 1st Birthday, DPLA!

    Happy 1st Birthday, DPLA!
    The Digital Public Library of America is one year old!  We launched in April, 2013 after a few years of planning and barnstorming the country for ideas, inspiration, and volunteers. While we postponed the launch celebration due to the…
  • Jan 20

    Remarks for Martin Luther King Jr. Day Celebration 2014 at Andover

    Remarks for Martin Luther King Jr. Day Celebration 2014 at Andover
    I am glad to see you all back here, safe and sound, in Cochran Chapel so that we can look ahead, look to the kind of community that we want to build.  We come together today to celebrate both community … Continue reading →
Rank this Week: 258

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 23

    Exhibit talk: “The Surface of Things: Using New Imaging Techniques to Study Bookbindings and Other Cultural Objects”

    Exhibit talk: “The Surface of Things: Using New Imaging Techniques to Study Bookbindings and Other Cultural Objects”
    A team of Yale University Library conservators will present “The Surface of Things: Using New Imaging Techniques to Study Bookbindings and Other Cultural Objects” on Wednesday, April 23, 2-3pm, in the Sterling Memorial Library…
  • Apr 21

    The Taussig Collection: Justice of the peace manual

    The Taussig Collection: Justice of the peace manual
    Among the 363 English law titles the Lillian Goldman Law Library acquired from Anthony Taussig, by far the largest group is justice of the peace (JP) manuals. Taussig wrote to me that “I have pursued justice of the peace manuals because…
  • Apr 16

    William Sheppard the Law Book Author

    William Sheppard the Law Book Author
    William Sheppard (1595-1674) was born in a small Gloucestershire village on the Severn estuary, where he spent much of his life as country lawyer. However, this did not keep him from becoming “one of the most prolific” legal…
Rank this Week: 298

The Gavel

The Gavel

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

http://law.okcu.edu/?cat=19
  • Apr 21

    Get to Work :: Symplicity Job of the Day

    Get to Work :: Symplicity Job of the Day
    Enid-area firm is seeking a new Associate Attorney – upcoming May graduates are eligible for consideration. For details and application instructions, please log into Symplicity and search the LCS Job Listings database for Job…
  • Apr 18

    Thanks for Celebrating National Library Week!

    Thanks for Celebrating National Library Week!
    Thank you to everyone who helped us celebrate National Library Week this year! The prize winners are:Guess Who: Mark AutenM&Ms Contest: April CoffinLegal Movie and TV Trivia: Kyle Domnick, Jodi Childers, Alyssa Novak, Amanda…
  • Apr 13

    National Library Week – Games & Prizes!

    National Library Week – Games & Prizes!
    Celebrate National Library Week with the Law Library April 14-17, 2014. For more details, view our flyer at Library Week Poster 2014 and watch your e-mail for updates.… Read more
Rank this Week: 302

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/
  • Apr 15

    End of Westlaw Classic

    End of Westlaw Classic
    Westlaw recently announced that they will be retiring Westlaw Classic for law school accounts on July 1, 2014.  WestlawNext will then be the only Westlaw platform available to the law school community.  This timetable applies only…
  • Apr 8

    Get Ready for Final

    Get Ready for Final
    It’s hard to believe finals are already here.  As always, the library has a number of resources and services to help you get ready for finals. Sample Exams – The Law Library has a number of sample exams for BYU Law professors…
  • Apr 7

    Inns of Court

    Inns of Court
    The American Inns of Court is a wonderful organization that allows students to rub shoulders with and learn from practicing attorneys and judges.  BYU law students interested in litigation should seriously consider applying for…
Rank this Week: 281

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: 282

Delaware Campus Library Blogs

Delaware Campus Library Blogs

From Widener Law.

http://blogs.lawlib.widener.edu/delaware
  • Apr 3

    Researching Delaware criminal sentencing

    Researching Delaware criminal sentencing
    Here’s a quick list of sources for researching Delaware criminal sentences. Title 11, chapter 5 of the Delaware Code defines crimes in Delaware and gives the classification of each crime. Title 11 chapter 42 of the Delaware Code…
  • Mar 31

    The old razzle dazzle and other licensed amusement

    The old razzle dazzle and other licensed amusement
    While doing some research on a more serious topic, I happened to notice an index entry in the 1915 Delaware Code: “Razzle-dazzle keepers, license of.” What exactly was a razzle-dazzle keeper and why did it require a license? The…
  • Mar 4

    Law library spring break hour

    Law library spring break hour
    This week the Delaware campus law library is on shorter hours for Spring Break. February 28     8 AM to 8 PM March 1              9 AM to 5 PM March 2  …
Rank this Week: 315

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
  • Mar 25

    EBSCOhost maintenance and downtime

    EBSCOhost maintenance and downtime
    On Saturday 29 March 2014 from 9am to 11am, the library’s EBSCOhost databases may be intermittently unavailable while EBSCO performs network upgrades. addthis_url = 'http%3A%2F%2Fobelix.lib.hku.hk%2Fcdblog%2F%3Fp%3D16518'; …
  • Mar 24

    Latest Resources from Migration Information Source

    Latest Resources from Migration Information Source
    Country Profile Morocco: Setting the Stage for Becoming a Migration Transition Country? Since the 1960s, Morocco has evolved into one of the world’s leading emigration countries. Immigration restrictions in Europe did not stop…
  • Mar 21

    Wisenews systems downtime 29 March 2014

    Wisenews systems downtime 29 March 2014
    Systems maintenance of the Wisenews database has been scheduled on Saturday, 29 Mar 2014 from 18:00 to 24:00 (Hong Kong Time GMT+8). During this period, all Wisenews database services will be temporarily unavailable. addthis_url =…
Rank this Week: 326

Biddleblog

Biddleblog

Shares the latest news and events at Biddle and legal research tips. By the librarians of the Biddle Law Library and the University of Pennsylvania Law School.

https://www.law.upenn.edu/blogs/library/
  • Mar 19

    Extra! Extra! NYTimes.com Access for Penn Law!

    Extra! Extra! NYTimes.com Access for Penn Law!
    Penn Law faculty, current students, and staff now have online access to the New York Times at NYTimes.com and through smartphone apps. Registration is required.
  • Mar 12

    Highlighted Archives Collection: The Penn Law Review

    Highlighted Archives Collection: The Penn Law Review
    A look at the Penn Law Archives collection of the oldest continuously published law journal in the United States…
  • Mar 5

    New Library Acquisitions: February 2014

    New Library Acquisitions: February 2014
    Biddle Law Library continues to acquire new print and electronic titles.Take a look at our recent acquisitions!
Rank this Week: 328

Library Stuff

Library Stuff

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

http://www.librarystuff.net
  • Apr 23

    Drug paraphernalia closes Burlington library restroom

    Drug paraphernalia closes Burlington library restroom
    “Burlington’s Fletcher Free Library plans to put locks on its public restrooms as a way to discourage people from flushing hypodermic needles and other drug paraphernalia down the toilets. “We’re hoping to have this…
  • Apr 23

    Bing in the Classroom Now Available to All Schools in the US

    Bing in the Classroom Now Available to All Schools in the US
    “Today, we’re proud to unveil the next phase of the Bing in the Classroom program, including broad availability of our ad-free, safer, more private search to all eligible K-12 public and private schools in the US. Along…
  • Apr 23

    UIC Online portal offers access to area libraries, museum

    UIC Online portal offers access to area libraries, museum
    “A $194,000 grant from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation will fund software development led by UIC for a free, easily accessible online portal to materials on Chicago history in at least 12 libraries and museums. The portal will allow…
Rank this Week: 357

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/
  • Apr 22

    Glass First Impressions: The Bad, the Ugly, and the Good

    Glass First Impressions: The Bad, the Ugly, and the Good
    OK. I've had a couple of days to experiment with Google's Glass technology. It's still very early days, and I haven't come to any firm conclusions yet, but I'm ready to give my first impressions. First, the bad. Glass is definitely not yet…
  • Apr 22

    LegalZoom Gets Nod From South Carolina Supreme Court

    LegalZoom Gets Nod From South Carolina Supreme Court
    Image [cc] Rusty Tanton The term "Access to Justice" (A2J) is tossed around a lot in the legal world, but as the old saying goes, talk is cheap. It is common for state bar associations to step up and use another phrase to shoot down A2J…
  • Apr 17

    Getting Google Glass All Wrong

    Getting Google Glass All Wrong
    Image [cc] - Tedeytan Last year it seemed everyone was gaga for Google Glass. "Ooooooh, it's a computer for your face!  It's got a camera and can give you directions! It's just like your phone was permanently positioned 3 feet in…
Rank this Week: 418

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/
  • Apr 22

    Results from National Library Week Candy Jar Contest

    Results from National Library Week Candy Jar Contest
    We had great turnout for the National Library Week Candy Jar Contest this year with a total of 22 submissions. Thanks to everyone for participating!The total pieces of wrapped candy in the jar was 143. There was an errant jellybean at the…
  • Apr 21

    French Change Civil Code to Recognize Animal Feelings—Almost

    French Change Civil Code to Recognize Animal Feelings—Almost
    The ABA Journal online reported Pets in France get legal status as ‘living beings capable of feelings’ (April 18, 2014). What an interesting development! I decided to track down the actual law.The ABA Journal linked to the…
  • Apr 18

    Listmania

    Listmania
    We've all seen the "Top Ten" titles, scrawled like sirens across webpages and magazine covers, inviting us to view the best-dressed stars, worst movies, most-promising performers, or lowest-cost-of-living cities. Turns out, lawyers aren't…
Rank this Week: 396

Vermont Law School's Library Blog

Vermont Law School's Library Blog

Covers legal news and information about the library.

http://vlslibrary.wordpress.com
  • Apr 2

    Database of the Month for April — HeinOnline Women and the Law Collection

    Database of the Month for April — HeinOnline Women and the Law Collection
    Looking for resources in women and the law? We are pleased to announce a new database addition to HeinOnline – Women and the Law (Peggy), a new collection uniting books, biographies and periodicals dedicated to the role of women in…
  • Mar 7

    Databases of the Month — March

    Databases of the Month — March
    Have you heard that Californians turn to rain dances to pray for water? Did you know that Academy Award-winning actor Jared Leto say pipeline is ‘bigger mistake’ than Vietnam War? Are you trying to keep up with the…
  • Feb 19

    Database of the Month for February — Ebrary

    Database of the Month for February — Ebrary
    I know it’s a little late this month for me to introduce the Database of the Month. I apologize for the delay due to my time away in China. But I’m still very thrilled to bring you another fabulous resource … Continue…
Rank this Week: 517

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: 507

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
  • Apr 23

    Juvenile Law Appellate Court Opinion - 4/23/2014

    Juvenile Law Appellate Court Opinion - 4/23/2014
    Category: Recent Decisions;Juvenile Law Opinions Body: AC36068 - In re Daniel A. (Termination of parental rights; "The respondent father, Daniel A., appeals from the judgment of the trial court terminating his parental rights with respect…
  • Apr 17

    Probate Law Appellate Court Opinion - 4/14/2014

    Probate Law Appellate Court Opinion - 4/14/2014
    Category: Recent Decisions;Probate Law Opinions Body: AC35490 - Wright v. Leonardi ("The dispositive issue raised in this appeal by the plaintiff...is whether the Superior Court properly dismissed her appeal of the Probate Court’s…
  • Apr 17

    Employment Law Supreme and Appellate Court Opinions - 4/17/2014

    Employment Law Supreme and Appellate Court Opinions - 4/17/2014
    Category: Recent Decisions;Employment Opinions Body: SC18877 - Sarrazin v. Coastal, Inc. ("This appeal requires us to consider under what circumstances an employee’s travel time between home and work constitutes compensable work…
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Harrisburg Campus Library Blogs

Harrisburg Campus Library Blogs

From Widener Law.

http://blogs.lawlib.widener.edu/harrisburg
Rank this Week: 576

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/
  • Apr 23

    Happy 450th: Far from Holding a Grudge, Lawyers Love Shakespeare

    Happy 450th: Far from Holding a Grudge, Lawyers Love Shakespeare
    “The first thing we do, let’s kill all the lawyers” infamously wrote William Shakespeare in Henry the Sixth. Today, with the Bard’s 450th birthday, it seems that members of the bar haven’t really held much of a…
  • Apr 22

    Researching Medical Marijuana

    Researching Medical Marijuana
    The Santa Clara University Heafey Law Library has posted a helpful guide to researching the legal issues of medical marijuana. For federal law, the guide points you towards statutes and related regulations, and lists key cases in the area.…
  • Apr 21

    Past Exams Available Online

    Past Exams Available Online
    As you start to get serious about preparing for exams, don’t forget that we post professors’ past exams on the library website. You’ll need to log into the site. Whether and which exams to post is up to the individual…
Rank this Week: 591

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
  • Apr 23

    ALR Student’s Corner: The Namby Pamby

    ALR Student’s Corner: The Namby Pamby
    The Namby Pamby is a comical, legal blog that light heartily pokes fun at everyday issues lawyers may face. The blog is aimed at and will completely satisfy anyone who is looking for a little bit of humor to brighten … Continue reading…
  • Apr 22

    Free Online Resources for Criminal Law & Procedure: North Carolina Defender Manual Part 2

    Free Online Resources for Criminal Law & Procedure: North Carolina Defender Manual Part 2
    Here is Part 2 of our series of blogs on the free online resources available on the website of the North Carolina Court System Office of Indigent Defense Services (NCIDS). See here for Part 1. This blog will focus on … Continue reading…
  • Apr 21

    Links We Love Weekly Round-Up — April 21, 2014

    Links We Love Weekly Round-Up — April 21, 2014
    Law Professor on Cannon’s Search & Seizure Warrant Receipts Guns, cash, bank statements and computers – just some of the items taken from Ex-Mayor Patrick Cannon’s home, office and business.  How will this evidence…
Rank this Week: 620

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/
  • Apr 23

    Helpful Tips During Exam Period

    Helpful Tips During Exam Period
    Knowing where to find helpful study guides, the archived exam, and study room policies may prove helpful when preparing for final exams.Study Guides:Click here to access helpful study guides. Most current study guides are located in our…
  • Apr 22

    New Book: The Little Book of Fitness Law

    New Book: The Little Book of Fitness Law
    The Little Book of Fitness Law is a short, but interesting read through some of the most significant cases in fitness law. Do you want to know more about the Sports Drink Wars? Read through the chapter on Sands, Taylor & Wood Co. v.…
  • Apr 21

    CALI lessons for subject review

    CALI lessons for subject review
    Have you ever tried CALI lessons for class review?  CALI (Center for Computer-Assisted Legal Instruction) creates online interactive tutorials in legal subjects.  There are often multiple modules in certain subject areas so you can…
Rank this Week: 672

Seattle University Law Library…

Seattle University Law Library INFO

Covers legal news, legal research and library news.

http://lawlibraryblog.seattleu.edu/
  • Apr 22

    Recommended Reading from the Walkover Collection: The Lazarus Project

    Recommended Reading from the Walkover Collection: The Lazarus Project
    The Walkover collection is located on the 2nd floor of the library under the staircase. Aleksandar Hemon, The Lazarus Project (Riverhead Books 2009) LAW-Walkover Collection (2nd Floor)   PS3608.E48L39 2009 (National Book Award…
  • Apr 22

    Today in Legal History: Earth Day

    Today in Legal History: Earth Day
    Before 1970 there were no legal or regulatory devices to protect the environment. In the spring of 1970, Senator Gaylord Nelson, inspired by the student anti-war movement, created Earth Day as a way to force environmental protection onto the…
  • Apr 21

    New and Notable: Havana Requiem

    New and Notable: Havana Requiem
    Paul Goldstein, Havana Requiem (Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2012) LAW – Walkover Collection (2nd Floor) PS3607.O4853H38 2012 Fueled by alcohol and legal brilliance, Michael Seeley once oversaw his law firm’s most successful…
Rank this Week: 657

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
  • Apr 22

    2014 Winners of Peeps in the Law

    2014 Winners of Peeps in the Law
    Just when you thought The Law couldn’t get any weirder: Peeps in the Law From that webpage you can also link to previous Peeps in the Law galleries: Peeps in Law 2013 The Dark Peep Rises: 2012 Peeps in Law … Continue reading…
  • Apr 22

    Who Makes Model Laws?

    Who Makes Model Laws?
    Thinking beyond the Uniform Law Commission, the American Law Institute, and the American Bar Association:  Who Makes Model Laws? “You’ve heard of the Uniform Commercial Code and the Model Penal Code, but how much do you know…
  • Apr 18

    Which Legal Sites Did Heartbleed Affect?

    Which Legal Sites Did Heartbleed Affect?
    See Robert Ambrogi’s LawSites: Which Legal Sites Did Heartbleed Affect?
Rank this Week: 624

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
  • Apr 21

    Oxford Handbooks Online

    Oxford Handbooks Online
    The Osgoode Library has acquired the complete collection of law-related Oxford Handbooks Online and the records for the individual titles have been uploaded to the online library catalogue. Oxford Handbooks Online brings…
  • Apr 21

    Recent Acquisitions, April 14 – April 21, 2014

    Recent Acquisitions, April 14 – April 21, 2014
    5 new acquisitions in Osgoode Hall Law School Library, including 3 from 2014: Les droits de l'homme dans la société actuelle :… Ligue des droits de l'homme (Montréal, Québec) JC 599 C2 L54 Les droits de…
  • Apr 14

    The Oxford Bibliographies Online

    The Oxford Bibliographies Online
    An experienced researcher knows the value of a well prepared subject bibliography. An annotated subject bibliography is usually prepared by leading scholars or librarians to provide other researchers with a selected or comprehensive list of…
Rank this Week: 606

Yale Law Library - Foreign and…

Yale Law Library - Foreign and International Blog

Covers international law, agreements and legal research resources.

http://library.law.yale.edu/blogs/foreign-international-blog
  • Apr 3

    Max Planck Encyclopedia of Public International Law Tutorial

    Max Planck Encyclopedia of Public International Law Tutorial
  • Feb 25

    Nobel Laureate Shirin Ebadi

    Nobel Laureate Shirin Ebadi
    Dr. Shirin Ebadi, 2003 Nobel Laureate and the first woman president of Tehran’s city court, will deliver the Gruber Distinguished Lecture in Global Justice at Yale Law School on Monday, March 3, 2014 at 4:30 p.m. Ebadi’s Lecture…
  • Jan 17

    Frozen Conflict

    Frozen Conflict
    The term “frozen conflicts” describes territorial disputes in locations that have neither a peaceful resolution nor armed hostilities.  Frozen conflicts exist in Western Sahara and Cyprus, but the term often refers to…
Rank this Week: 650

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/
  • Apr 23

    It Is A Constitution We Are Amending

    It Is A Constitution We Are Amending
    Retired Supreme Court Justice John Paul Stevens has recently published a book advocating for six amendments to the Constitution.  Read an excerpt at ABC News.  Perhaps the most controversial of these is his suggest addition to the Second…
  • Apr 21

    Giving Up Your Right to Sue Simply for "Liking" a Product

    Giving Up Your Right to Sue Simply for "Liking" a Product
    From the ancient halls of Click-Wrap, are you aware that some national companies have terms of service you agree to when you "like" their products on Facebook? Let's say you want to file a lawsuit against General Mills, maker of…
  • Apr 18

    Chat/IM with a Law Librarian

    Chat/IM with a Law Librarian
    Nothing makes a librarian’s heart happier than helping, and the law library has recently added a service we hope will help you. Need a quick answer but can’t make it into the law library with your legal research question? Or are you in…
Rank this Week: 764

UB Law Library Blog

UB Law Library Blog

Features news from the UB Law Library.

http://libweb.lib.buffalo.edu/blog/law
  • Apr 18

    Law Library Holiday Hour

    Law Library Holiday Hour
    The Law Library will be closed on Easter Sunday, April 20, 2014.  The Library will re-open on Monday, April 21, at 7:30 a.m.
  • Apr 14

    New Bulletin Board

    New Bulletin Board
    If you’ve walked the second floor of O’Brian, you may have noticed something new. There’s now a bulletin board for law students to post flyers about law school events. Isn’t it lovely? Law students, let the posting…
  • Apr 2

    Congratulations, Terry!

    Congratulations, Terry!
    A very special shout out goes to our very own Terry McCormack, Associate Director of the Law Library and Manager of Law IT, for being selected as the Law School’s recipient of the Outstanding Service Award! This award recognizes a Law…
Rank this Week: 823

Law Library of Congress: Research…

Law Library of Congress: Research Reports

Legal commentary and recommended resources on issues and events with legal significance from the Law Library of Congress.

http://www.loc.gov/law/help/current-topics.php
  • Apr 17

    New Research Report: Mohammed Morsi Trial

    New Research Report: Mohammed Morsi Trial
    The Law Library of Congress is proud to present a new report, Egypt: Mohammed Morsi Trial. This report provides a brief overview of the trial of former President Mohamed Morsi, which began on September 1, 2013. It discusses the alleged…
  • Apr 16

    New Research Report: Legislation on Use of Water in Agriculture

    New Research Report: Legislation on Use of Water in Agriculture
    The Law Library of Congress is proud to present a new report, Legislation on Use of Water in Agriculture. This report summarizes legislation concerning the agricultural use of water in nineteen countries in Latin America, the Middle East, and…
  • Apr 15

    New Research Report: European Court of Human Rights and the Parot Doctrine

    New Research Report: European Court of Human Rights and the Parot Doctrine
    The Law Library of Congress is proud to present a new report, European Court of Human Rights and the Parot Doctrine. In 2006, the Supreme Court of Spain adopted the so-called "Parot Doctrine" in which it established that sentence reductions…
Rank this Week: 832

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: 829

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/
  • Apr 17

    Tech Thursday: Portable Battery Charger

    Tech Thursday: Portable Battery Charger
    Don't you just hate it when your phone dies? Until they invent a battery that lasts forever, we're all at the mercy of our battery. Well, there is hope. The portable battery charger! Stewart Wolpin gives us his choice of...
  • Apr 10

    Tech Thursday: The Heartbleed Security Hole

    Tech Thursday: The Heartbleed Security Hole
    A security bulletin was recently announced that affects many servers that use a form of encryption known as OpenSSL. The problem is being called "Heartbleed". Gail Sullivan of The Washington Post writes in her article "Heartbleed: What you…
  • Apr 3

    Tech Thursday: Searching With Google

    Tech Thursday: Searching With Google
    Ever wonder why your Google searches come up empty or with the wrong information? Suzanne Kantra's article "11 Google Search Tips Everyone Should Know" gives you some great tips on how to refine your searches. You can read her article...
Rank this Week: 730

Lex Scripta

Lex Scripta

From the Dallas Association of Law Librarians.

http://dallnet.blogspot.com/
  • Apr 16

    Notice Of Public Roundtables to Discuss Vital Copyright Issue

    Notice Of Public Roundtables to Discuss Vital Copyright Issue
    Four roundtables are scheduled to be held in: (1) Nashville, TN on May 21, 2014, (2) Cambridge, MA on June 25, 2014, (3) Los Angeles, CA on July 29, 2014, and (4) Berkeley, CA on July 30, 2014. All roundtables will begin at 8:30 a.m. and…
  • Apr 10

    DALL Final Community Service Project

    DALL Final Community Service Project
    As our final community service project of the year, DALL is participating in the Mayor’s Summer Reading Club! See details below for more information on the online book drive we are hosting beginning tomorrow, April 1st.  Please…
  • Apr 2

    2014 DALL Spring Institute

    2014 DALL Spring Institute
    The 2014 Spring Institute will be held on Friday, April 25th. This year’s location is UNT Dallas College of Law. We have an exciting program which includes an AALL Chapter visit from Katie Brown. We will kick off the day at 11:00…
Rank this Week: 734

Massachusetts Law Updates

Massachusetts Law Updates

From the Massachusetts Trial Court Law Libraries

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

    New SJC Rule Will Require Professionalism Course

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

    SJC Rules on Segregated Confinement

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

    PIRG'S 2012 Trouble in Toyland toy safety report.

    PIRG'S 2012 Trouble in Toyland toy safety report.
    http://bit.ly/WuyUky
Rank this Week: 827

Legal Periodicals

Legal Periodicals

For those interested in legal periodical publishing, indexing, searching, ranking and use. Edited by John Doyle, Washington and Lee University Law Library.

http://bloggery.wlu.edu/lawrevs/
  • Feb 20

    article on law review

    article on law review
    An article of mine, to be published soon in the Journal of Appellate Practice and Process, entititled, The Law Reviews: Do Their "Paths of Glory Lead But to the Grave"? is available at: http://lawlib.wlu.edu/articles/lawreviews.pdf John…
  • Feb 20

    article on law review

    article on law review
    An article of mine, to be published soon in the Journal of Appellate Practice and Process, entititled, The Law Reviews: Do Their “Paths of Glory Lead But to the Grave”? is available at: http://lawlib.wlu.edu/articles/lawreviews.pdf John…
  • Jan 2

    Law Journal Rankings Updated For 2008

    Law Journal Rankings Updated For 2008
    The law journal rankings database at http://lawlib.wlu.edu/LJ has been updated through 2008. An extra effort was made this year to rank all listed journals (in previous years a significant number of law journals had been listed in the…
Rank this Week: 831

Library Boy

Library Boy

Features legal research news. By Michel-Adrien Sheppard.

http://micheladrien.blogspot.com/
  • Apr 23

    Statistics Canada Article on Firearms and Violent Crime

    Statistics Canada Article on Firearms and Violent Crime
    The Statistics Canada publication Juristat has published a new article on Firearms and violent crime in Canada, 2012: "There were approximately 5,600 victims of firearm-related violent crime in 2012, accounting for 2% of all victims of…
  • Apr 22

    Alberta Law Reform Institute Report on Beneficiary Designation by Substitute Decision Maker

    Alberta Law Reform Institute Report on Beneficiary Designation by Substitute Decision Maker
    The Alberta Law Reform Institute has released a report on Beneficiary Designation by Substitute Decision Makers that deals with the issue of who gets to designate beneficiaries of pension plans and insurance policies when the owner has lost…
  • Apr 22

    New Zealand Law Commission Issues Paper on Legal Proceedings Against the Crown

    New Zealand Law Commission Issues Paper on Legal Proceedings Against the Crown
    The Law Commission of New Zealand released an Issues Paper last week entitled A New Crown Civil Procedure Act for New Zealand which proposes a new law governing the ability of citizens to bring civil legal proceedings against the Crown and…
Rank this Week: 1128

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/
  • Apr 23

    Summary 2014 WY 54

    Summary 2014 WY 54
    Summary of Decision April 23, 2014Justice Fox delivered the opinion for the Court. Reversed and remanded.Case Name: GREGORY MATTHEWS v. THE STATE OF WYOMINGDocket Number: S-13-0160URL: http://www.courts.state.wy.us/Opinions.aspxOriginal…
  • Apr 23

    Summary 2014 WY 53

    Summary 2014 WY 53
    Summary of Decision April 23, 2014Justice Hill delivered the opinion of the Court. Affirmed.Case Name: RENE VARGAS v. THE STATE OF WYOMINGDocket Number: S-13-0084URL: http://www.courts.state.wy.us/Opinions.aspxAppeal from the District Court…
  • Apr 23

    Summary 2014 WY 52

    Summary 2014 WY 52
    Justice Davis delivered the opinion of the Court. Affirmed in part and Reversed in part. Case Name: WILLIAM E. MECKEM, individually; LORRAINE W. MECKEM, individually; and DUBOIS HEIGHTS SUBDIVISION, INC., a Wyoming corporation v.…
Rank this Week: 874

Scholarly Communications @ Duke

Scholarly Communications @ Duke

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

http://blogs.library.duke.edu/scholcomm/
  • Apr 22

    Of songs and chairs, or why do we need a public domain

    Of songs and chairs, or why do we need a public domain
    I recently received an email from an author asking me if I would write a post about why we need a public domain.  Specifically, the questioner asked me why some things pass into the public domain while others do not; his example was that…
  • Mar 30

    Nimmer on infringement 2.0

    Nimmer on infringement 2.0
    I was reminded once again of Mark Twain’s comment — “Only one thing is impossible for God: to find any sense in any copyright law on the planet” — as I listened to Professor David Nimmer deliver the annual Frey…
  • Mar 27

    Attacking academic value

    Attacking academic value
    A new thing started happening here at Duke this week; we began getting inquiries from some faculty authors about how to obtain a formal waiver of our faculty open access policy.  We have had that policy in place for over three years, but…
Rank this Week: 904

Pace Law Library Blog

Pace Law Library Blog

Covers criminal law, environmental law, immigration law, international law, law and technology, as well as special posts for law students, legal research and writing, and professional responsibility.

http://library.blogs.law.pace.edu/
  • Apr 22

    CPLR Update 2014 by Carlisle, Halpern & Centone

    CPLR Update 2014 by Carlisle, Halpern & Centone
    Carlisle, Halpern & Centone CPLR Update 2014 is scheduled for Monday, April 28th, 2014 at 6:00 – 8:30 PM and will take place in the Moot Court Room, Law Library on Pace Law School Campus in White Plains. Attendees will earn 2.5…
  • Apr 15

    Legal Writing: How Many Spaces After a Period? Follow-Up

    Legal Writing: How Many Spaces After a Period? Follow-Up
    To follow up on our earlier post, titled Legal Writing: How Many Spaces After a Period?, Daily Writing Tips blog outlines the historical perspective of this question in its newest blog post, One or Two Spaces After a Period?, written by Maeve…
  • Apr 11

    Congratulations to the Pace 2014 Estrella Trial Advocacy Team!

    Congratulations to the Pace 2014 Estrella Trial Advocacy Team!
    Our Congratulations go to the Pace 2014 Estrella Trial Advocacy Team that advanced to semi-final round and placed third overall. The second annual Estrella Trial Advocacy Competition (ETAC) was held on April 5-6, 2014 in Old San Juan,…
Rank this Week: 936