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Legal Research is EASY

Legal Research is EASY

Covers basic legal research. By Bret Christensen.

http://legalresearchiseasy.blogspot.com/
  • Apr 20

    More Money Than You Can Shake a Stick At

    More Money Than You Can Shake a Stick At
    It amazes me, sometimes, how much money gets tossed around when high-level defendants plead "no contest" or "guilty" and yet no one seems to ever go to jail.Take, for instance, the recent turn of events for several Bell…
  • Apr 13

    No good can come of thi

    No good can come of thi
    A few years back, the Obama administration delivered a new program to "stimulate" the economy.  They called it the Car Allowance Rebate System (aka "cash for clunkers").  Basically, you turn in your old, beat-up, smog spewing…
  • Apr 8

    Down but not out

    Down but not out
    So, the other day as I was getting my law Librarian groove on, I had a patron come up to me with a dilemma.  Seems he had filed a lawsuit in Federal District Court, had lost, and was now in the process of appealing that decision. …
Rank this Week: 3940

National Indian Law Library --…

National Indian Law Library -- News

Covers Native American legal issues, published by the National Indian Law Library, a public law library devoted to federal Indian and tribal law.

http://nilllibrary.blogspot.com/
  • Apr 18

    NILL added new content to 6 Indian Law Bulletins on 4/18

    NILL added new content to 6 Indian Law Bulletins on 4/18
    The Tribal Supreme Court Project has published an updated memorandum on Native American law cases. See the Tribal Supreme Court website for the April 11 memorandum and related materials.* State Courts…
  • Apr 10

    Request for Recommendations on Climate Resilience and Preparedness by April 15th 2014

    Request for Recommendations on Climate Resilience and Preparedness by April 15th 2014
    Tribal leaders on the President’s Climate Preparedness and Resilience Task Force are soliciting input on how the federal government can better support local, state and tribal governments in preparing to protect themselves from extreme…
  • Apr 7

    NILL added new content to 7 Indian Law Bulletins on 4/07

    NILL added new content to 7 Indian Law Bulletins on 4/07
    * U.S. Supreme Court Bulletin http://www.narf.org/nill/bulletins/sct/2013-2014update.html Petition for certiorari was denied in State of Alaska v. Jewell (navigable waters, Alaska National Interest Lands Conservation Act regulations) as well…
Rank this Week: 1300

Pappas Law Library Blog

Pappas Law Library Blog

From the Boston University School of Law.

http://bulawinteractive.org/libraryblog/
  • Apr 18

    My Shelfie

    My Shelfie
  • Apr 18

    Cornell Legal Information Institute

    Cornell Legal Information Institute
    The law library enjoys providing its community of users with access to open source or free legal resources.  In that vein, the Legal Information Institute @ Cornell Law School (http://www.law.cornell.edu/) is a…
  • Apr 18

    Summer access to Library materials and database

    Summer access to Library materials and database
    As a continuing student your access to the Law Library’s materials will continue as it does today. Summer access to WestlawNext—-note that Westlaw Classic access for academic accounts ends June 30th— is available subject to…
Rank this Week: 1688

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

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/
  • Apr 17

    Count Your Bitcoins!

    Count Your Bitcoins!
    Do you have any virtual currency in your wallet?  Treasury Notice 2014-12, titled Virtual Currency Guidance, was issued by the I.R.S. on April 14, 2014. The document is in the format of questions and answers; it provides background on…
  • Apr 11

    Legal Implications of the Heartbleed Bug

    Legal Implications of the Heartbleed Bug
    Reporting Requirements: State and federal law require reporting "data breaches" in many circumstances, particularly in the health care and banking arenas.  For example, HIPPA requires covered entities to provide notification for a…
  • Apr 9

    Working on a research paper?

    Working on a research paper?
    Here are a few basic tips for researching a paper:  1.  Use periodical indexes: These aren't as scary as they sound. When you search law review articles on Westlaw and Lexis, you're doing what's called a full-text search. This…
Rank this Week: 1269

Out of the Jungle

Out of the Jungle

Thoughts on the present and future of legal information, legal research, and legal education. From Jim Milles, BJ Kaufman, Betsy McKenzie, Linda Ryan, Marie S. Newman, Greg Laughlin, Ann Puckett, Gail Daly and Jacqueline Cantwell.

http://outofthejungle.blogspot.com/
  • Apr 17

    Senator Warren's Autobiography to be Published

    Senator Warren's Autobiography to be Published
    Jill Lepore's review of Senator Elizabeth Warren's new autobiography, A Fighting Chance, in the current issue of the New Yorker, makes for fascinating reading.  Lepore compares Warren's book with Louis Brandeis's Other People's…
  • Apr 10

    Internet Security Alert: Heartbleed

    Internet Security Alert: Heartbleed
    OOTJ readers may already have read about Heartbleed, the newest Internet security problem. But just in case you have not heard about this, here is your heads up. The Boston Globe today offered an article by Hiawatha Bray, their wonderful…
  • Apr 1

    The Laptop Debate Continue

    The Laptop Debate Continue
    Faculty members in all disciplines have debated for years whether students who use their laptops during class actually benefit.  Some claim that permitting laptops in Internet-enabled classrooms leads to students distracting…
Rank this Week: 928

WisBlawg

WisBlawg

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

http://www.law.wisc.edu/blogs/wisblawg/
  • Apr 17

    UW Law Library's Newest Faculty READ Poster

    UW Law Library's Newest Faculty READ Poster
    Each year, the Law Library creates a new Faculty READ Poster to be added to our collection. This year, we were lucky enough to have emeritus professors Bill Whitford and Stewart Macaulay grace the poster. If you are in the library, be sure…
  • Apr 15

    Legislation Relating to CCAP Die

    Legislation Relating to CCAP Die
    From the Law Librarians Association of Wisconsin Government Relations Chair, Candace Hall Slaminski: It appears all proposed legislation relating to CCAP has died this session. AB 253 and SB 234, both relating to restricting access to and…
  • Mar 12

    UW Law School named 3rd Best School for Practical Training

    UW Law School named 3rd Best School for Practical Training
    National Jurist recently released their rankings of law schools for best practical training. The UW Law School placed third in the nation, receiving an "A+" for the experience it gives students. Congrats to all the hard-working faculty…
Rank this Week: 981

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

VALLTalk

VALLTalk

From the Virginia Association of Law Libraries.

http://valltalk.blogspot.com/
  • Apr 17

    VALL Spring Meeting, April 11, 2014

    VALL Spring Meeting, April 11, 2014
     It was a beautiful day in Glen Allen for the Spring meeting (it didn't rain and there was no snow) and that bright object in the sky was actually the sun!  VALL attendees registering at South University for the meeting Having…
  • Apr 17

    VLA Council Meeting Highlights, April 11, 2014

    VLA Council Meeting Highlights, April 11, 2014
    by Terry Long, VALL liaison to VLA Council ·         Membership is showing strength as the renewal period has just begun - 773 members have renewed and there are 147 new…
  • Apr 17

    AALL 2014 Leadership Academy

    AALL 2014 Leadership Academy
    by Ben Almoite  I was privileged to have been chosen to participate in this year’s AALL Leadership Academy, April 4-5, at the Hyatt Lodge at McDonald’s Campus, in Oak Brook, Illinois. Yes, that’s THE McDonald’s!…
Rank this Week: 1026

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

Old Fox's KM blotter

Old Fox's KM blotter

Covers knowledge management.

http://0ldfox.blogspot.com/
  • Apr 16

    linkGrosjean v. American Press Co. [1936]A…

    linkGrosjean v. American Press Co. [1936]A newspaper corporation has a 1st Amendment liberty right tofreedom of speech that would be applied to the states throughthe 14th Amendment. The Court ruled that the corporation wasfree to sell…
  • Apr 16

    link The state of facts existing at…

    link The state of facts existing at the time of the formation of the Constitution forbids the supposition that the commerce of corporations was excluded. From the time when commerce began to revive in the middle ages, corporations had…
  • Apr 7

    Tactics of the Enemy: A Biblical Study of Proverbs 7 | Truth Or Tradition?

    Tactics of the Enemy: A Biblical Study of Proverbs 7 | Truth Or Tradition?
    Tactics of the Enemy: A Biblical Study of Proverbs 7 | Truth Or Tradition?: "Tactics of the Enemy: A Biblical Study of Proverbs 7"'via Blog this'link
Rank this Week: 4341

University of New Hampshire School…

University of New Hampshire School of Law Library Blog

Provides law library news.

http://library.law.unh.edu/blog
  • Apr 16

    Summer Research Boot Camp Slides Available

    Summer Research Boot Camp Slides Available
    Slides from last week's 1L Summer Legal Research Boot Camp are available below. Please don't hesitate to contact the law library if you have any summer research questions! Using Multi-State Surveys Free Legal Websites Legislative History…
  • Apr 8

    Attention All 1L Students! : Manadatory Legal Research Boot Camp

    Attention All 1L Students! : Manadatory Legal Research Boot Camp
    Summer is fast approaching and we’d like you all to be prepared for your summer work experience.  Please join us for the 3rd annual Legal Research Boot Camp on Friday, April 11, 2014 from 3: 15 pm-5:15 pm   This mandatory,…
  • Mar 28

    National Library Week Coming Soon

    National Library Week Coming Soon
    National Library Week (not making that up!) is coming this April 13-19. Games, fabulous prizes and more are all being developed right now. While you're waiting for the festivities to start, check out past UNH Law Library Weeks: 2013 - This…
Rank this Week: 2335

New Jersey Law Librarians…

New Jersey Law Librarians Association (NJLLA)

Features New Jersey law library news.

http://njlla.org/blog/
  • Apr 16

    2014 – 2015 Nominees for Office!

    2014 – 2015 Nominees for Office!
    The New Jersey Law Librarians Association announces the 2014-2015 Nomination Slate.    
  • Mar 21

    Community Service: Thank you from 911Dog & Cat Rescue

    Community Service: Thank you from 911Dog & Cat Rescue
    The NJLLA Community Service Committee would like to share this Thank You Letter from the 911 Dog & Cat Rescue for the pet supplies donated at the March NJLLA meeting. Thank you all for your generosity!
  • Mar 21

    April Meeting and Luncheon: Insights from a Law Firm Partner

    April Meeting and Luncheon: Insights from a Law Firm Partner
    [ April 10, 2014; 12:00 pm to 1:30 pm. ] Insights from a Law Firm Partner: The Realities of Law Practice, Ethics, Social Media and More. Date:  April 10, 2014 from 12:00 pm to 1:30 pm Speaker: Andrea J. Sullivan, Esq., Partner,…
Rank this Week: 1857

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

ELLA Blog

ELLA Blog

From the Edmonton Law Libraries Association.

http://apps.edmontonlawlibraries.ca/Blog/
  • Apr 16

    Head Start 2014!

    Head Start 2014!
    It is Head Start time again! This year the program will run June 19-20 at the Courthouse. Please encourage students in your firms to attend this two-day legal research eye-opener. Spaces fill up fast, so early registration is…
  • Feb 11

    CALL Survey

    CALL Survey
    The Canadian Association of Law Libraries is surveying recent and current member.  Please consider taking the survey before it closes February 21, 2014. CALL would like to know more about you and how to continue to improve its…
  • Jan 15

    Next CALL Webinar - Google: Search Below the Surface

    Next CALL Webinar - Google: Search Below the Surface
    Google: Search Below the Surface Tuesday, January 28th, 20141:00pm to 2:30pm EST    Summary: Generally the world of "Googling" is not one closely associated with finding credible legal information.  But Google has…
Rank this Week: 2185

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/
  • Apr 15

    Chicago Public Library Launches New Enhanced Website

    Chicago Public Library Launches New Enhanced Website
    On April 10, the Chicago Public library launched a new website, its first redesign since 2007. The project was made possible by a grant from the Chicago Public Library Foundation. The software company, BiblioCommons, was hired to research,…
  • Apr 1

    Government Site For Checking Auto Safety

    Government Site For Checking Auto Safety
    Recent Toyota and GM recalls may have sparked an interest in how safe other automobiles are. To check on the safety of any vehicle, visit safercar.gov http://www-odi.nhtsa.dot.gov/owners/SearchSafetyIssues. Anyone can use the U.S. Department…
  • Mar 31

    LexisNexis Student Reps Win Award

    LexisNexis Student Reps Win Award
    Law students can be busy enough, handling their studies. However, some students find the time and the motivation to go beyond their classes through extra-curricular contributions. One good example, right here at the Rinn Law library, is the…
Rank this Week: 2093

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

AALL's Washington Blawg

AALL's Washington Blawg

From the American Association of Law Libraries.

http://aallwash.wordpress.com
  • Apr 15

    Increasing LSC Funding Increases Access to Justice

    Increasing LSC Funding Increases Access to Justice
    By Elizabeth Holland Law libraries provide access to timely, reliable, and accurate legal information and services that can be used by anyone, regardless of background.  As trusted institutions, law libraries play a fundamental role in…
  • Apr 11

    Call for ECPA Reform Puts Pressure on SEC

    Call for ECPA Reform Puts Pressure on SEC
    By Elizabeth Holland With the House proposal to update the 1986 Electronic Communications Privacy Act (ECPA) garnering 200 co-sponsors this week, the members of the Digital Fourth coalition — the ACLU, Heritage Action, Americans for Tax…
  • Apr 9

    House Appropriations Committee Approves Legislative Branch Bill

    House Appropriations Committee Approves Legislative Branch Bill
    By Emily Feltren Today, the House Appropriations Committee favorably reported its Fiscal Year 2015 Legislative Branch bill, which includes funding for the Government Printing Office (GPO) and Library of Congress. Given the continued…
Rank this Week: 1276

Quo Vadis?

Quo Vadis?

Official blog of the Rutgers School of Law-Camden Law Library, bringing you information on law school and law library news and events, community news, and general reference information.

http://camdenlaw.wordpress.com/
  • Apr 15

    The Library of Congress’ Virtual Reference Shelf.

    The Library of Congress’ Virtual Reference Shelf.
    Originally posted on The Researching Paralegal:Virtual Reference Shelf, Library of Congress http://www.loc.gov/rr/askalib/virtualref.html#abbreviations Do you for some kind of inexplicable reason want to look up The Guide to Government…
  • Apr 3

    New Jersey Legal (& Local) New

    New Jersey Legal (& Local) New
    Originally posted on Quo Vadis?:(Disclaimer: the content of this post is not meant as an endorsement for any commercial product mentioned.) As a legal professional, it’s a good idea to stay up-to-date with current events within your…
  • Apr 1

    News From Lexis!

    News From Lexis!
    This just in, from LexisNexis ® : I’m excited to let you know that we’re again offering students unlimited access to Lexis Advance this summer! Here’s an update on the LexisNexis® 2014 Summer Access…
Rank this Week: 1993

GGU Law Library Blog

GGU Law Library Blog

Covers legal news and library updates. From the Golden Gate University School of Law Library.

http://goldengatelawlibrary.blogspot.com/
  • Apr 15

    Using Legislative History to Find Legislative Intent

    Using Legislative History to Find Legislative Intent
    Improve your legislative history research skills!  This webinar is designed to help students and recent graduates (and anyone else) get a head start on the type of research they are likely to be assigned during their summer positions. The…
  • Mar 17

    Survey Result

    Survey Result
    View a summary of the law library survey results: Student survey Faculty/Staff survey
  • Feb 24

    Winners!

    Winners!
    Thank you to all of the students who completed the law library survey! Congratulations to the winners of the prize drawing. $25 Amazon Gift Cards               Lien Tran Walaiporn Mekkriengkrai Ashley Dalton …
Rank this Week: 4346

TMLL Library News

TMLL Library News

Covers current affairs, legal research, statutes and weblogs. From the Thurgood Marshall Law Library at the University of Maryland School of Law.

http://umlaw.typepad.com/tmll_news/
  • Apr 15

    Today's Library Hours and Library Acce

    Today's Library Hours and Library Acce
    Click here for the Library's Access Policy
  • Apr 15

    Extending Your Passwords For Summer Legal Research

    Extending Your Passwords For Summer Legal Research
    Now is the time to think about your summer access to the legal research databases. During the summer, students may access most of the Law Library's e-resources off-campus with a myUMB login. Bloomberg Law, Lexis Advance and Westlaw also offer…
  • Apr 15

    New Hein Database: Women and the Law

    New Hein Database: Women and the Law
    HeinOnline has given the Law Library complimentary access to its new collection Women and the Law. This historical archive contains nearly 800 fully searchable titles, including books, biographies and periodicals, dedicated to women’s roles…
Rank this Week: 2320

BLS Library Blog

BLS Library Blog

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

http://www.blslibrary.com/
  • Apr 15

    New Clinic for Developmentally Disabled

    New Clinic for Developmentally Disabled
    Brooklyn Law School recently received a donation of $1,000,000  from the Taft Foundation in NYC to fund a new clinical program. The Foundation is funding a project over a four year period designed and developed by Associate Dean for…
  • Apr 14

    BLS Library Hours for Passover and Good Friday

    BLS Library Hours for Passover and Good Friday
    Changes in the BLS Library hours for the week of April 14th are as follows Tuesday, April 15th                    9:00 am – Midnight Friday,…
  • Apr 2

    Preparing Your Oral Argument? We can help!

    Preparing Your Oral Argument? We can help!
    If you are a first year, you are most likely preparing for your oral argument.  It can be pretty intimidating and scary.  (At least it was for me.)  But the library can help you prepare and shake off some of those jitters. The…
Rank this Week: 1596

Class Action Countermeasures

Class Action Countermeasures

Covers class action defense. By McGuireWoods LLP.

http://www.classactioncountermeasures.com
  • Apr 15

    Never Assume Numerosity – 2014 Edition Take 2

    Never Assume Numerosity – 2014 Edition Take 2
    Rebecca Mullis attended an online program for Medical Diagnostic Sonography through Mountain State University. The program required her to attend a clinical externship to graduate, but there were no externship sites within a three-hour drive…
  • Apr 2

    Tall People and Class Action

    Tall People and Class Action
    April Fool’s–a day that one cannot trust what one reads on the Web, is fortunately over. So, please rest assured that Rutgers law student Brandon Riley’s note We’re Cramped as Hell, and We Won’t Take It Anymore:…
  • Apr 1

    Typicality Applies to Relief, Too - Ubaldi v. SLM Corp.

    Typicality Applies to Relief, Too - Ubaldi v. SLM Corp.
    In Ubaldi v. SLM Corp., No. 11-01320, 2014 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 38587 (N.D. Cal. Mar. 24, 2014), the plaintiffs sued student-loan institution Sallie Mae for allegedly imposing unenforceable choice-of-law provisions on some of its borrowers,…
Rank this Week: 1990

Law Bod Blog

Law Bod Blog

News and chat from the Bodleian Law Library at Oxford University.

http://lawbod.wordpress.com
  • Apr 15

    The Law Bod Blog is moving!

    The Law Bod Blog is moving!
    You can now find us at http://blogs.bodleian.ox.ac.uk/lawbod/, the new home of Bodleian Libraries blogs.  If you follow us by RSS, or through our Twitter, Facebook and website updates you don’t need to do anything – all these…
  • Apr 4

    10 am opening on Tuesday 8 April 2014

    10 am opening on Tuesday 8 April 2014
    Please note that, due to an electrical shutdown for the entire St Cross Building from 6.30am to 10am on Tuesday 8 April,  the Bodleian Law Library will not open until 10am. Apologies for any inconvenience caused.    
  • Mar 28

    Flowers for Mothers’ Day

    Flowers for Mothers’ Day
    With Mothering Sunday this weekend, I thought it would be nice to take a quick walk through some of the traditional gifts for the day. Sadly I couldn’t find any legal references to Simnel Cake, though I’d had hopes for IP-related…
Rank this Week: 1046

The Blackacre Times

The Blackacre Times

Features research tips, pop culture, and legal news. By the Georgia State University Law Library.

http://theblackacretimes.com/
  • Apr 14

    Our New Website

    Our New Website
    We have a new website! We’ve been working hard on our new site and hope you like it. Although the content is still very similar to our old website, you’ll notice that we have a new design, and that some information may not be in…
  • Apr 10

    Art in the Library: Die Fuchse (The Fox)

    Art in the Library: Die Fuchse (The Fox)
    Venture up the steps into the “quiet zone” and you’ll find Die Fuchse (The Fox) gracing the wall to your right. This piece was created by painter and printmaker, Franz Marc, in 1913. Marc often used animals as subjects in…
  • Apr 8

    Law Library Survey

    Law Library Survey
    It’s that time of the year again. The sun is starting to shine, college basketball is over, and the annual Law Library Spring Survey has just been posted. While it might not seem like the most fun activity ever, taking time to fill out…
Rank this Week: 1539

The Goodson Blogson

The Goodson Blogson

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

http://dukelawref.blogspot.com/
  • Apr 14

    Westlaw Classic to Retire on July 1

    Westlaw Classic to Retire on July 1
    After several years of operating alongside "next-generation" platform WestlawNext, Westlaw Classic will no longer be visible to all Law School password-holders, beginning on July 1. You will likely see announcements about this change when…
  • Apr 11

    "Final Judgment Will Be Based on the Finished Picture"

    "Final Judgment Will Be Based on the Finished Picture"
    One of the most popular postings in Goodson Blogson history was our 2009 exploration of Hollywood's "Hays Code," which governed immoral or indecent conduct in American films during the early part of the twentieth century. (In hindsight, the…
  • Apr 8

    Bee Season

    Bee Season
    One of the more memorable new arrivals in the library this semester was The Emergency Sasquatch Ordinance: And Other Real Laws That Human Beings Have Actually Dreamed Up, Enacted and Sometimes Even Enforced. Compiled by Kevin Underhill, the…
Rank this Week: 4321

Strictly Legal - The Birkbeck Law…

Strictly Legal - The Birkbeck Law Librarian's Blog

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

http://birkbecklibrarylaw.blogspot.com/
  • Apr 14

    Law Commission reports and consultation paper

    Law Commission reports and consultation paper
    I was recently asked to find a 1981 Law Commission report on breach of confidence and thought that I'd share my research findings here. The Law Commission website includes the text of publications from 1996 onwards, and here in the Library we…
  • Mar 31

    Women & the Law - new content available via Hein Online

    Women & the Law - new content available via Hein Online
    This new collection available via Hein Online brings together books, biographies and periodicals dedicated to women's roles in society and the law. Content focusses on the United States and covers subjects such as reproductive rights,…
  • Mar 18

    Library and IT Services annual student survey

    Library and IT Services annual student survey
    This year's survey is now live, and it's your chance to  tell us about your use of the IT and Library Services facilities, how important they are to you, and how satisfied you are with the existing provision.To complete the survey,…
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The BIALL Blog

The BIALL Blog

From the British and Irish Association of Law Librarians.

http://biall.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 4314

CWSL Library News

CWSL Library News

From the California Western School of Law.

http://blogs.cwsl.edu/blog/library/
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Ross-Blakley Law Library Blog

Ross-Blakley Law Library Blog

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

http://lawlibnews.lawnews-asu.org/
  • Apr 10

    Summer Use of Westlaw, LexisNexis, and Bloomberg Law

    Summer Use of Westlaw, LexisNexis, and Bloomberg Law
    Westlaw Your Westlaw password will remain active over the summer for a limited number of research hours.  Westlaw does allow full summer access for the following permissible uses: Law school class Law Review or Journal work Moot…
  • Apr 9

    Alumni Legal Research Panel – TOMORROW at 12:15pm

    Alumni Legal Research Panel – TOMORROW at 12:15pm
    Please join us tomorrow for a lunchtime alumni panel featuring Kaitlyn Redfield Ortiz (’12) and Masha Shmukler (’11) to learn how your legal research skills can help you in your upcoming summer or post-graduation legal position…
  • Apr 2

    Alumni Legal Research Panel: What to Know Before you Go

    Alumni Legal Research Panel: What to Know Before you Go
    Please join us for a lunchtime panel on legal research in the “real world” Thursday, April 10th Room 105 at 12:15pm **Cookies and Starbucks coffee provided ** Kaitlyn Redfield Ortiz ‘12, will discuss her research experiences…
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Law Library of Congress: News and…

Law Library of Congress: News and Events

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

http://www.loc.gov/law/news/
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TSLL TechScans

TSLL TechScans

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

http://tslltechscans.blogspot.com/
  • Apr 10

    Online Bibliographic Services and Technical Services Special Interest Sections' Joint Research Grant accepting applications.

    Online Bibliographic Services and Technical Services Special Interest Sections' Joint Research Grant accepting applications.
    Posted at the request of the AALL OBS-SIS and TS-SIS Joint Research Grant Committee.The AALL OBS-SIS and TS-SIS Joint Research Grant Committee is now accepting applications for the 2014 Grant! The purpose of the Online Bibliographic…
  • Apr 1

    Innovative Acquires Polaris Library System

    Innovative Acquires Polaris Library System
    INNOVATIVE ACQUIRES POLARIS LIBRARY SYSTEMSNo, it is not an April Fool's joke.On March 31, 2014 Innovative acquired Polaris Library Systems, bringing together two of the leading providers of library services platforms to the public library…
  • Mar 31

    Major RDA Update Scheduled for April 22

    Major RDA Update Scheduled for April 22
    The RDA Toolkit is scheduled for a major update on April 22, 2014. This update is the culmination of months of discussion  and consideration by the Joint Steering Committee and other members of the library community. For law catalogers,…
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ZiefBrief

ZiefBrief

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

http://ziefbrief.typepad.com/ziefbrief/
  • Apr 10

    Find & Print Appears on WestlawNext

    Find & Print Appears on WestlawNext
    Find & Print has made its way back to Westlaw. You can now find the Find & Print links under the "Tools" tab on the WestlawNext home page. You'll have to scroll a bit to get to it -- it's...
  • Apr 9

    Access to Westlaw Classic Ends on July 1

    Access to Westlaw Classic Ends on July 1
    We've just been notified that access to the "classic" Westlaw interface, known as Westlaw Classic, will end for all academic users on July 1 of this year. Some USF Law students may not have ever used Westlaw Classic, but some...
  • Mar 25

    Quick Access to HeinOnline Search Help

    Quick Access to HeinOnline Search Help
    I love HeinOnline, but since I don't search its content every day, it can be challenging to remember HeinOnline's unique search syntax. So it's good news that HeinOnline has added faster access to "Search Help" on its Welcome page.…
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Library technican dialog

Library technican dialog

Covers marketing, networking, and professional development for law librarians.

http://brendawoa.wordpress.com
  • Apr 10

    What do I do?

    What do I do?
    What got me started on this post was this article from INALJ (I need a library job) called 5 Things That People Don’t Realize Their Librarians Do. This is my year for public speaking. I’m sitting on a panel of…
  • Mar 9

    Raise a Reader

    Raise a Reader
    I know two toddlers that could not be more different. Rick’s mom is not a reader and finds “mom and tot” programs boring at the library. When I play with him, he is engaged but he doesn’t verbalize a lot. Things…
  • Feb 18

    New job, New direction

    New job, New direction
    There has been some dramatic changes in our lives lately. We moved from a busy urban environment to life in a small town in Saskatchewan. In the mean time, I was at a crossroads wondering if my career would be more in social media or in…
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Brian Huddleston

Brian Huddleston

Covers legal research, legal education and legal scholarship.

http://brianhuddleston.blogspot.com/
  • Apr 10

    Sloppy ABA Employment Statistic

    Sloppy ABA Employment Statistic
    The new ABA job numbers for the Class of 2013 were released yesterday. US News & World Report asks the same basic questions and divides graduates into the same basic categories as the ABA, so these will be the numbers that will make up…
  • Mar 25

    Law School Rankings: Color-Coded Changes, 2013 to 2014

    Law School Rankings: Color-Coded Changes, 2013 to 2014
    Ever wonder what it would look like to take the US News & World Report Law School Rankings - all schools, all reported data - and color code the changes from the previous year in green (good change), red (bad change) and yellow (no…
  • Mar 13

    Rankings Table Embed Test

    Rankings Table Embed Test
    Full rankings: Full rankings in a table:
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The Fred Parks Law Library Blog

The Fred Parks Law Library Blog

Covers legal news and resources. From the South Texas College of Law.

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

    Terri LeClerq and Lydia Brandt, Leading Legal Research and Writing Experts in Texas are Criminal Justice Reformer

    Terri LeClerq and Lydia Brandt, Leading Legal Research and Writing Experts in Texas are Criminal Justice Reformer
    By Jessica R. Alexander, J.D., M.L.S.Terri LeClercq and Lydia Brandt are experts in the legal research and writing field. LeClercq, formerly taught legal writing at the University of Texas Law School. She consults and lectures widely on legal…
  • Mar 31

    Play Ball!

    Play Ball!
    It’s opening day and the cries of ‘play ball’ begin to echo over the diamond shaped fields, it’s my favourite time of the year, baseball season! With all it’s tradition and history, the game known as…
  • Mar 19

    Guidance on Same Sex Marriages and Federal Tax Law

    Guidance on Same Sex Marriages and Federal Tax Law
    By Jessica R. Alexander, J.D., M.L.S., Reference Librarian Tax filing season is upon us. Below are some web resources on same-sex marriage and federal and state income taxes: CCH Tax Briefing - IRS Position on Sam-Sex MarriageIRS Answers to…
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LLNE News

LLNE News

Features member news, LLNE updates, and tips on technology. By the editors of the LLNE News.

http://llne.blogspot.com/
  • Apr 7

    We've moved!

    We've moved!
    The LLNE Blog has moved. Come visit us at http://llne.org/blog.
  • Sep 27

    LLNE Fall Meeting 2013

    LLNE Fall Meeting 2013
    Social Law Library will be hosting the LLNE annual Fall Meeting on Friday, October 4th, 2013. For more details, agenda, speakers, and registration information, please go to the meeting website.  This year’s topic is the…
  • Jun 8

    Register now for the LLNE Annual Business…

    Register now for the LLNE Annual Business Meeting and LuncheonThe menu and registration details for the LLNE Annual Business Meeting and Luncheon are now available on the LLNE website.To register for the luncheon, please RSVP by email to…
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Law Library Blog

Law Library Blog

From the University of British Columbia Law Library.

http://law.library.ubc.ca/category/blog/
  • Apr 7

    New Books at the Law Library – April 7, 2014

    New Books at the Law Library – April 7, 2014
    LAW LIBRARY level 3: HV109.B74 B735 2014 British Columbia, Legislative Assembly, Time Matters: An Investigation into the BC Employment and Assistance Reconsideration Process ([Victoria]: Office of the Ombudsperson, 2014). Online access:…
  • Mar 28

    Browse new books in the Law Library Learning Common

    Browse new books in the Law Library Learning Common
    Most circulating new books received by the Law Library will be placed temporarily on the New Books shelf in the Learning Commons on Level 2 (main level of the Law Library). Feel free to browse and check them out!  A list of these new…
  • Mar 25

    New Books at the Law Library – 140325

    New Books at the Law Library – 140325
    LAW LIBRARY level 3: HD3616.U63 P74 2014 Daniel Carpenter & David A. Moss, eds., Preventing Regulatory Capture: Special Interest Influence and How to Limit It (New York: Cambridge University Press, 2014). LAW LIBRARY level 3: HJ4631 .M39…
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Instructional Technology

Instructional Technology

A blawg by Darlene Cardillo, an Instructional Technologist at Albany Law School, dedicated to issues related to instructional technology in general and especially as it relates to legal education.

http://albanylawtech.wordpress.com/
  • Apr 7

    Using TWEN to Flip the Classroom

    Using TWEN to Flip the Classroom
    Flipping the Classroom is a popular topic and the subject of a recent webinar given by Westlaw. Many of the tools available in a TWEN course site can be used to flip the classroom: Class Materials for posting text, audio and video Weekly…
  • Apr 4

    “Igniting Law Teaching” a TEDx-Styled Conference is being broadcast live today

    “Igniting Law Teaching” a TEDx-Styled Conference is being broadcast live today
    So if you couldn’t attend, listen here: http://media.wcl.american.edu/Mediasite/Play/60090ad2894d411fa52d53cb79b7b0771 Here is the schedule of speakers: 8:15am: Welcome and Introduction Billie Jo Kaufman, Assoc Dean for Library and…
  • Mar 28

    WestLaw Webinar

    WestLaw Webinar
    Content providers are realizing that faculty are busy and need to learn on their own schedule. That’s why webinars have become so popular. Lexis has offered sessions on teaching transactional law. Westlaw now will be offering 30 minute…
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The Daniel R. Coquillette Rare…

The Daniel R. Coquillette Rare Book Room Blog

Covers rare legal books. From the Boston College Law Library.

http://rarebookroom.blogspot.com/
  • Apr 7

    New acquisitions: Sir Matthew Hale

    New acquisitions: Sir Matthew Hale
    We've added a couple of new volumes to our collection, both with works by Matthew Hale (1609-1676). Hale was an English jurist and writer largely known today for his insights on criminal law and, perhaps most notoriously, for expounding the…
  • Mar 31

    Tired of people sitting in your pew?

    Tired of people sitting in your pew?
    Buy it!  This document reflects the sale of a pew in the Salem Meeting House in October 1769.  In September of that same year, Reverend Thomas Barnard and the proprietors of the church gave power to five committee members (Nathaniel…
  • Mar 14

    Classroom visit to the Rare Book Room

    Classroom visit to the Rare Book Room
    On Monday, my colleague Mary Ann Neary brought her Bankruptcy Research students to the Rare Book Room to look at some historical materials related to bankruptcy, insolvency, and debtor-creditor relations.  Each student had an item that…
Rank this Week: 1886

Claire's Blog

Claire's Blog

Coves libraries, web and other stuff.

http://clairejoanne.co.uk/
  • Apr 4

    Interesting Things of the Week #196

    Interesting Things of the Week #196
    The Expert – video. Depressingly familiar. Internet Archive’s new TV News Archive The Million Dollar Homepage still exists, but 22% of it has rotted away A Tour of the British Isles in accents – video 12 Ways to use Duct…
  • Mar 31

    Interesting Things of the Week #195

    Interesting Things of the Week #195
    Automatic love – why Librarians should learn scripting  35 Things You Should Never Say to a Book Lover From the people who brought you floors What fuels a Tweet’s engagement? Open Access Maps at NY Public Library Wellcome…
  • Mar 14

    Interesting Things of the Week #194

    Interesting Things of the Week #194
    TNT Eyeing ‘The Librarian’ TV Series Analysis: When was the Web really invented? 8 pronunciation errors that made the English language what it is today ‘The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy’ 30th Anniversary…
Rank this Week: 2105

Shaunna Mireau on Canadian Legal…

Shaunna Mireau on Canadian Legal Research

Provides tips on Canadian legal research.

http://mireau.blogspot.com/
  • Apr 4

    Environmental Law Centre blog

    Environmental Law Centre blog
    One of the areas I don't often have an opportunity to research is environmental law.  Infrequent review of a subject area is one of the things that can make for inefficient research, especially in a regulatory rich subject like…
  • Mar 20

    LinkedIn Terms of Service changing March 26

    LinkedIn Terms of Service changing March 26
    How often do you review your social media channel terms of service and privacy policies?  At the Mireau household we (the Giggles and I - Mr. M. chooses not to participate in the social web) review our privacy settings on a regular…
  • Mar 12

    The end of Canada Gazette in print

    The end of Canada Gazette in print
    Well, that is it. Statutory Instrument 2014-19 registered March 12, 2014 titled Canada Gazette Publication Order, 2014 has been published. Three short lines that spell the end of a very long era. 1. The Canada Gazette is to continue to be…
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Fairly Used Blog

Fairly Used Blog

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

http://fairuse.stanford.edu/blog/
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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  …
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