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Et Seq. - The Harvard Law School…

Et Seq. - The Harvard Law School Library Blog

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

http://etseq.law.harvard.edu/
  • Jun 23

    Up on the Roof update

    Up on the Roof update
    Here are the latest status updates on our roof project: Roofing work is underway on both the Langdell north and south lower roofs over the classrooms, continuing through the look-ahead period. During the week of June 21: Masonry repairs and…
  • Jun 22

    852 RARE: A Controversial Execution in 1818 Edinburgh

    852 RARE: A Controversial Execution in 1818 Edinburgh
    In December 1818, Robert Johnston, age 24, was executed for robbing Mr. John Charles of some £600 in pounds and notes, plus a watch key and chain. This single crime, trial, and execution ignited a swarm of controversy – evidence…
  • Jun 18

    Book talk–and raffle! BiblioTech: Why Libraries Matter More Than Ever In the Age of Google with author John Palfrey

    Book talk–and raffle! BiblioTech: Why Libraries Matter More Than Ever In the Age of Google with author John Palfrey
    We have an exciting addition to our previously published post (reprinted below) about the book talk by John Palfrey this coming Monday, June 22: before the talk, we will raffle off three copies of the book to library staff. We…
Rank this Week: 487

Law Library & Technology Blog

Law Library & Technology Blog

From the George Mason University School of Law.

http://blog.law.gmu.edu/library/
  • Jun 23

    Preparing for the Bar Exam

    Preparing for the Bar Exam
    GMU Law Library welcomes those studying for the bar.  Please check the law library website for information about regular and special summer hours. Mason Law ’15 grads retain all library privileges until September 30. Below are are…
  • Jun 15

    HAPPY 800th BIRTHDAY MAGNA CARTA!

    HAPPY 800th BIRTHDAY MAGNA CARTA!
    On June 15, 1215, at Runnymede, King John affixed his seal on Magna Carta. Eight hundred years later Magna Carta remains one of the world’s most important documents, especially in America where it heavily influenced the drafters of the…
  • Jun 2

    In the News: the USA Patriot Act

    In the News: the USA Patriot Act
    After the horrific events of September 11, 2001, Congress acted quickly to pass the Uniting and Strengthening America by Providing Appropriate Tools Required to Intercept and Obstruct Terrorism Act of 2001, better known as the USA Patriot…
Rank this Week: 2630

Law Librarians

Law Librarians

By Mark Giangrande and Joe Hodnicki.

http://llb2.com/
  • Jun 22

    Supreme Court Action: Patents, Fourth Amendment, Excessive Force Claims, and the Takings Clause

    Supreme Court Action: Patents, Fourth Amendment, Excessive Force Claims, and the Takings Clause
    The Supreme Court issued four opinions this morning.  I’m guessing the same-sex marriage case and the Obamacare case will be decided on June 29th, which appears to be the last day of the term.  Today’s cases, while not…
  • Jun 19

    Friday Fun: The Chicago Blackhawk

    Friday Fun: The Chicago Blackhawk
    I recognize that some, especially those in Florida, may not consider this week’s Friday Fun to be fun at all.  It is for me.  As someone who has probably been to more Chicago Blackhawks games than any other form of public…
  • Jun 19

    Supreme Court Action: License Plates and a Host of Other

    Supreme Court Action: License Plates and a Host of Other
    The Supreme Court issued six opinions yesterday.  The most controversial is the Texas specialty license plate case, Walker v. Texas Div., Sons of Confederate Veterans, Inc. (14-144).  The facts are straightforward.  The Sons of…
Rank this Week: 681

The Running Librarian

The Running Librarian

Covers legal publishing and web 2.0. By James Mullan.

http://www.therunninglibrarian.co.uk/
  • Jun 22

    Intranet and other useful resources - May 2015

    Intranet and other useful resources - May 2015
    This is another installment of my irregular column highlighting useful intranet and for the first timeNuggets..but not this kind!Knowledge Management resources.We start with a post written by Steven Bynghall called "The Bumpy Ride to Dialogue…
  • Jun 20

    What's new for intranets in SharePoint 2016?

    What's new for intranets in SharePoint 2016?
    In what could be considered a follow up* to the SharePoint 2016 webinar I wrote about recently Sam Marshall has written an interesting blog post called SharePoint 2016 - what's new for intranets"In the post Sam looks more closely at what…
  • Jun 19

    SharePoint 2016 webinar

    SharePoint 2016 webinar
    What is there to look forward to in the next version of SharePoint? That's the question looked at in an Sam Marshall of Clearbox Consulting and Michael Pisarek of Dynamic Owl and Bonzai intranet.excellent webinar that was run by If you're…
Rank this Week: 317

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/
  • Jun 22

    Pending Federal Rules Change

    Pending Federal Rules Change
    The Supreme Court has transmitted to Congress the latest proposed changes to the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure. One change will abrogate Rule 84 of the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure  and the Appendix of Forms.  In its…
  • Jun 4

    The 20th Edition of the Bluebook is here!

    The 20th Edition of the Bluebook is here!
    Updates are being made in the world of legal citation.  The publishers of The Bluebook have released the 20th edition.  As you prepare for the new academic year, keep in mind that the 20thedition will now be the resource to use when…
  • May 31

    New transactional tools on BloombergLaw

    New transactional tools on BloombergLaw
    Boston College Law School students and faculty now have access to a new tool for transactional practice. Bloomberg Law launched its BloombergLaw: Corporate Transactions tool in late May 2015.  It is a web-based drafting tool that pulls…
Rank this Week: 488

University of New Hampshire School…

University of New Hampshire School of Law Library Blog

Provides law library news.

http://library.law.unh.edu/blog
  • Jun 22

    Hundreds of Journals Now Available Online via WileyOnline

    Hundreds of Journals Now Available Online via WileyOnline
    UNH Law now has electronic access to hundreds of journals from publisher John Wiley & Sons via the Wiley Online Library platform. These titles include dozens of legal titles as well as titles from many other fields.
  • Jun 10

    New Book Swap at the Library

    New Book Swap at the Library
    Just in time for the summer reading season, there's now a book swap bookcase in the law library. This bookcase is located on the main floor next to the Circulation Desk.  Reference Librarian Kathy Fletcher explains more:  read more
  • May 13

    New Summer Library Hour

    New Summer Library Hour
    Be sure to check library hours here, as summer hours are different than semester hours.
Rank this Week: 593

Un blog pour l'information…

Un blog pour l'information juridique

By Emmanuel Barthe.

http://www.precisement.org/blog/
  • Jun 22

    Emmanuel Barthe documentaliste juridique indépendant : prestations et conseil

    Emmanuel Barthe documentaliste juridique indépendant : prestations et conseil
    Pour les cabinets d'avocats et de notaires, les directions juridiques, je simplifie la gestion des abonnements et des achats de documentation juridique. Je développe l'utilisation des bases de données internes et des intranets.…
  • Jun 21

    Les 2300 brèves de jurisprudence du cabinet Racine en une page web

    Les 2300 brèves de jurisprudence du cabinet Racine en une page web
    Le cabinet d'avocats d'affaires Racine a lancé fin mai le site Les brèves en lignes pour publier toutes ses brèves de jurisprudence, classées par thème et avec le texte intégral . Voilà un bel…
  • Jun 15

    A qui l'Open Access rend-il service ?

    A qui l'Open Access rend-il service ?
    Un tweet à la formulation très directe de Juriconnexion signale un article lumineux et très bien informé publié en février 201 par la Direction de l'Information Scientifique et Technique (DIST) du…
Rank this Week: 4098

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
Rank this Week: 19

Barco 2.0 : Law Library Reference

Barco 2.0 : Law Library Reference

From the librarians of the Barco Law Library, University of Pittsburgh School of Law.

http://barcorefblog.blogspot.com/
  • Jun 19

    European Court of Human Rights agrees websites are responsible for user comment

    European Court of Human Rights agrees websites are responsible for user comment
    Slashdot reports that a recent ruling from the European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) in the case of Delfi AS v. Estonia has found it perfectly acceptable to hold websites responsible for comments left by users. In the surprise…
  • Jun 19

    Congress dot gov webinar available as recording

    Congress dot gov webinar available as recording
    If you missed the Introduction to Congress dot gov webinar on June 11, it is now available as a ~1 hour recording from the Library of Congress. Very useful.
  • Jun 18

    Congressional Research Service (CRS) Reports availability

    Congressional Research Service (CRS) Reports availability
    The New York Times has an editorial titled "Congressional Research Belongs to the Public" in which they urge the incoming Librarian of Congress to make CRS reports readily available to the public. "Given the extreme partisanship and gridlock…
Rank this Week: 1680

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/
  • Jun 19

    SCOTUSblog

    SCOTUSblog
    It’s that time again when hotly anticipated orders are being issued by the U.S.’ top court. This session the Court is addressing everything from religious rights in the workplace (Equal Employment Opportunity Commission v.…
  • May 29

    Statistical Abstracts of the U.S. Reboot

    Statistical Abstracts of the U.S. Reboot
    ProQuest’s Statistical Abstracts of the U.S. is getting a makeover! The cleaner, more intuitive interface will go live June 1st ProQuest has based the upgrade on extensive user testing and feedback. Their goal is to make the interface…
  • May 28

    BYU Law Ranked #22

    BYU Law Ranked #22
    BYU Law was recently ranked #22 in Above the Law’s Top 50 Law Schools for 2015. ATL’s ranking looks at employment score, quality jobs score, SCOTUS clerk and federal judgeship scores, education cost, alumni rating, and M7 ratio…
Rank this Week: 178

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/
  • Jun 19

    Canada Added to the Indigenous Law Portal

    Canada Added to the Indigenous Law Portal
    The Law Library of Congress is proud to open the Canadian portion of the Indigenous Law Portal (http://www.loc.gov/law/help/indigenous-law-guide/americas/north-america/canada/index.php). This new segment of the portal expands our coverage for…
  • May 28

    Congress.gov Continues...

    Congress.gov Continues...
    2015 has been a great year for Congress.gov. First, email alerts were launched in February. Then, treaty documents were added in March. With today's update, improvements have been made to search (results, command line and advanced), alerts,…
  • Apr 22

    Upcoming Event: Robert F. Kennedy, the Law, and the Struggle for Racial Justice

    Upcoming Event: Robert F. Kennedy, the Law, and the Struggle for Racial Justice
    Date: Wednesday, April 29, 2015 Time: 12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m. Place: Mumford Room, 6th Floor, James Madison Memorial Building, Library of Congress, 101 Independence Ave., S.E., Washington, D.C. 20540 Join us for "Robert F. Kennedy, the Law,…
Rank this Week: 221

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/
  • Jun 18

    Court Rules Uber Driver is an Employee, not an Independent Contractor

    Court Rules Uber Driver is an Employee, not an Independent Contractor
    The Superior Court of California, County of San Francisco, issued an opinion on an appeal of a Labor Commission decision in Uber Technologies, Inc. v. Berwick, CGC 15-546378. The plaintiff, Barbara Berwick, maintained she was an employee of…
  • Jun 16

    EPA Clean Water Rule

    EPA Clean Water Rule
    The goal of the EPA’s Clean Water Rule is to protect waters historically covered by the Clean Water Act. It clearly defines water sources that affect the health of downstream waters, protects waters next to lakes and rivers, and focuses…
  • Jun 3

    2014-2015 Year in Review: Pace Law Students Are Demonstrating Oral Advocacy Skill

    2014-2015 Year in Review: Pace Law Students Are Demonstrating Oral Advocacy Skill
    The oral advocacy program at Pace Law School is a robust one as students have the opportunity to learn and practice oral advocacy skills by participating in the mock trial advocacy and/or the moot court competitions. Oral…
Rank this Week: 1183

Pappas Law Library Blog

Pappas Law Library Blog

From the Boston University School of Law.

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

    SCOTUS

    SCOTUS
    Busy day at the Supreme Court. 6 opinions issued! The opinion in Ohio v. Clark is here.  The opinion in Brumfield v. Cain is here.  The opinion in Walker v. Sons of Confederate Veterans is here. …
  • Jun 9

    LiveChat

    LiveChat
    Hello RAs – Remember that you can communicate with us all summer via LiveChat, M-F, 9-5.
  • Jun 9

    Zivotofsky v. Kerry

    Zivotofsky v. Kerry
    Now that we are well into June, the “major” cases that the Supreme Court has taken up in the current Term are beginning to be decided. For dates when opinions will be released, see the Mondays marked in blue on the calendar on the…
Rank this Week: 1276

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/
  • Jun 18

    AALL Special Interest Section Name Changes: Expanding the Base… Broadening the Appeal

    AALL Special Interest Section Name Changes: Expanding the Base… Broadening the Appeal
    The American Association of Law Libraries (AALL) announced two name changes for its Special Interest Sections (SIS) this morning. These changes represent a broadening of the SIS appeal to law librarians and information professionals, as well…
  • Jun 4

    Highlights from the ABA's National Summit on Innovation in Legal Service

    Highlights from the ABA's National Summit on Innovation in Legal Service
    [Ed. Note: Please welcome Holly Riccio, AALL President and long-time friend of mine, as today's guest blogger. Recently, Holly attended the invitation-only National Summit on Innovation in Legal Services and she asked if we would allow…
  • Jun 1

    Time to Retire the Phrase "Recent Economic Downturn"

    Time to Retire the Phrase "Recent Economic Downturn"
    It's conference season again for many of us. I get to go to Chicago next week for the P3 Conference and then to Philadelphia in July for AALL. If I get really lucky, I'll sneak in to the ILTA conference in Las Vegas in late August. I enjoy…
Rank this Week: 687

Delaware Campus Library Blogs

Delaware Campus Library Blogs

From Widener Law.

http://blogs.lawlib.widener.edu/delaware
  • Jun 17

    Summer at the law library

    Summer at the law library
    The law library is now on summer hours. From Tuesday, May 26 Through Sunday, July 26 we are open: Monday-Thursday                     8 a.m.…
  • May 21

    Law library closed Memorial Day weekend

    Law library closed Memorial Day weekend
    The Widener Law Delaware Law Library will be closed this weekend for Memorial Day. We’ll reopen Tuesday May 26th. See our website for more information about library hours.
  • May 1

    Check out the law library’s old exam archive

    Check out the law library’s old exam archive
    The number one question I’ve been getting since the website redesign is “where did the old exams go?” The exam archive couldn’t stay on the new website so we’ve moved it to TWEN. Once you’ve logge on to…
Rank this Week: 700

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
  • Jun 17

    Comprehensive Index of Law Library of Congress Report

    Comprehensive Index of Law Library of Congress Report
    In an effort to highlight the legal reports produced by the Law Library of Congress, we have revamped our display of the reports on our website. The new Comprehensive Index of Legal Reports will house all reports available on our website.…
  • Jun 3

    Foreign Intelligence Gathering Law

    Foreign Intelligence Gathering Law
    The Law Library of Congress is proud to present a new report, Foreign Intelligence Gathering Laws. This report contains information on laws regulating the collection of intelligence in the European Union, United Kingdom, France, Netherlands,…
  • Jun 1

    Legal Responses to Health Emergencie

    Legal Responses to Health Emergencie
    The Law Library of Congress is proud to present a new report, Legal Responses to Health Emergencies. This report contains discussions of the regulations addressing health emergencies in 25 jurisdictions, including countries from six…
Rank this Week: 4498

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/
  • Jun 16

    Institute of Advanced Legal Studies library - Summer opening hour

    Institute of Advanced Legal Studies library - Summer opening hour
    From Saturday 13 June to Friday 11 September 2015 IALS Library will operate the following summer vacation hours:     Monday to Friday: 09:00 to 20:00 (Last admission to Library at 19:45)       …
  • Jun 1

    New Criminology ejournal - Probation Journal

    New Criminology ejournal - Probation Journal
    Attention all criminologists, we have a new online subscription to Probation Journal, which covers issues from 1929 to present.
  • May 26

    New Routledge ebooks in Law & Criminology

    New Routledge ebooks in Law & Criminology
    The library has recently purchased the Law and Criminal Justice/Criminology collections of Routledge Handbooks Online.Individual titles are on the library catalogue, or it is possible to view the collections by following the link from…
Rank this Week: 4012

BLAWg IN Bloom: The Indiana Law…

BLAWg IN Bloom: The Indiana Law Library Blog

Covers legal news, legal resources, and library information. From the Indiana University Maurer School of Law.

http://www.law.indiana.edu/lawlibrary/blawg
  • Jun 15

    Calling All Writers: Ethics Essay Competition Announced by Indiana State Bar

    Calling All Writers: Ethics Essay Competition Announced by Indiana State Bar
    Are you a writer at heart?  The Legal Ethics Committee of the Indiana State Bar Association just announced their annual Legal Ethics Essay Contest.  In 1800 words or less, write on one of five prompts from the competition…
  • May 5

    Legacies Captured in Art

    Legacies Captured in Art
    When you think of art, one of the last places that probably comes to mind is the law library. Yet, it is replete with artistic touches – an old panoramic print of the graduating class of 1913 in Dunn’s Woods hangs over the copy…
  • Apr 16

    The Law Library: Constant, Yet Always Changing

    The Law Library: Constant, Yet Always Changing
    The traditional image of the library typically involves an institution that is unchanging as the world around it changes. Some view this as dependability, others view it as obsolescence. In truth, there are many aspects of the library that…
Rank this Week: 4009

UB Law Library Blog

UB Law Library Blog

Features news from the UB Law Library.

http://libweb.lib.buffalo.edu/blog/law
  • Jun 15

    Terry McCormack, Rock Solid

    Terry McCormack, Rock Solid
    Last Friday, at the University Libraries Staff Appreciation luncheon, our very own Terry McCormack received the 2015 Rock Solid Award. Also known as “the Harvey,” the Rock Solid Award recognizes the efforts and dedication of a…
  • Jun 1

    The Age of Miranda

    The Age of Miranda
      If you’re like me, you found yourself pleasantly surprised yet ultimately dismayed that the full season of the NBC show Aquarius was available to stream this weekend. (For the record, pleasantly surprised was because it’s a…
  • May 25

    Spaces Still Available: Prepare for Practice: Legal Research Clinic

    Spaces Still Available: Prepare for Practice: Legal Research Clinic
    Want to a brush-up on your legal research skills before your summer job or your first year of law practice? The Law Library reference librarians will help you improve your research skills in our Prepare for Practice: Legal Research Clinics.…
Rank this Week: 489

CS-SIS

CS-SIS

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

http://cssis.org
  • Jun 13

    Web Accessibility Update

    Web Accessibility Update
    The comment period recently closed on the U.S. Access Board’s 508 Refresh proposal that updates Section 508.  Though Section 508 and the 508 Refresh technically apply only to federal agencies, the Justice Department has for many…
  • May 6

    Cool Tools Café Survey 2015

    Cool Tools Café Survey 2015
    We're excited that the Cool Tools Café will be at the AALL Annual Meeting again this year!We're looking for suggestions on which technologies to present and volunteers to do a 5-10 min demo of each. If you have ideas along with…
  • May 4

    Technology Skills for Law Librarian

    Technology Skills for Law Librarian
    We recently had a discussion with students interested in law librarianship which included course recommendations for library school. In today’s environment technology skills are an important component of your knowledge base, and in some…
Rank this Week: 496

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/
  • Jun 12

    Post-Grad Privilege

    Post-Grad Privilege
    Photo credit: blog.dearmissj.comNow that the excitement of commencement has ebbed at bit, some UW Law grads may be wondering if they can still enter the Law Library with their Husky Cards when the Library is closed.The answer is Yes!!…
  • Jun 10

    Upcoming Changes to Library Hour

    Upcoming Changes to Library Hour
    With final exams ending for 1Ls, the Library moves to its interim hours.The Library will be closed Saturday, June 13 through Tuesday, June 16.Wednesday, June 17 through Friday, June 19 the Library will be open from 8am to 5pm and the…
  • Jun 3

    Emojis and the Law - the (ㆆ‿ㆆ) and the ( ˘︹˘ )

    Emojis and the Law - the (ㆆ‿ㆆ) and the ( ˘︹˘ )
    While I am no stranger to emojis, researching this blog post opened my  to their prevalence, as well as their potential  implications.What is an emoji? Emoji is a Japanese word meaning picture (e) + letter (moji). Just how…
Rank this Week: 1340

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
  • Jun 12

    Magna Carta: History, Legacy, and Idea

    Magna Carta: History, Legacy, and Idea
    The Magna Carta is recognized as one of the most important documents in the history of the law. To commemorate the 800th anniversary of the signing of the Magna Carta this three part exhibition highlights the document’s legal,…
  • Jun 11

    New Acquisitions: Practica de Testamentos (1755)

    New Acquisitions: Practica de Testamentos (1755)
    One of our latest acquisitions is a book I’ve sought for over twenty years, ever since my days at the University of Texas Law Library. It is Pedro Murillo Velarde’s Practica de testamentos (Mexico City, 1755), a pocket-size form…
  • May 20

    Guide to the Kuttner Institute's library

    Guide to the Kuttner Institute's library
    The Lillian Goldman Law Library joins with the Stephan Kuttner Institute of Medieval Canon Law in celebrating the return of its library to Yale University this week. The grand opening is part of an international conference, “Rem non…
Rank this Week: 382

Scholarly Communications @ Duke

Scholarly Communications @ Duke

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

http://blogs.library.duke.edu/scholcomm/
  • Jun 11

    This is a solution?

    This is a solution?
    Ever since it appeared, I knew I should write about this new report concerning  orphan works that the Copyright Office issued earlier this month.  But, to be honest, I have been on vacation, and have not had a chance to read…
  • Jun 4

    Who pays, and what are we paying for?

    Who pays, and what are we paying for?
    [ guest post by Paolo Mangiafico ] I wasn’t at the Society for Scholarly Publishing’s annual meeting in Virginia last week, but was able to follow some of the presentations and discussions via the #SSP2015 hashtag on Twitter and…
  • May 29

    A distinction without a difference

    A distinction without a difference
    The discussion of the new Elsevier policies about sharing and open access has continued at a brisk pace, as anyone following the lists, blogs and Twitter feeds will know.  On one of the most active lists, Elsevier officials have been…
Rank this Week: 1360

VLLB Linkblog

VLLB Linkblog

By Steve Matthews.

http://vllblinks.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 4063

Jurisdynamics

Jurisdynamics

Describes the interplay between legal responses to exogenous change and the law's own endogenous capacity for adaptation. By Louis D. Brandeis Dean Jim Chen.

http://jurisdynamics.blogspot.com/
  • Jun 9

    The promise and the peril of parametric value-at-risk (VaR) analysi

    The promise and the peril of parametric value-at-risk (VaR) analysi
    Tail risk — of a radically different variety James Ming Chen, The Promise and the Peril of Parametric Value-at-Risk (VaR) Analysis, available at http://www.ssrn.com/abstract=2615664 or http://bit.ly/ParametricVaR: Leptokurtosis, or the…
  • Jun 6

    Legal signal processing

    Legal signal processing
    James Ming Chen, Legal Signal Processing, available at http://ssrn.com/abstract=2614273 or http://bit.ly/DigitalSignalProcessing: It makes more economic sense to prepare for disaster in advance than it does to stage heroic relief efforts…
  • May 21

    Gini's Crossbow

    Gini's Crossbow
    James Ming Chen, Gini's Crossbow, available at http://www.ssrn.com/abstract=2608850 or http://bit.ly/GinisCrossbow: The Gini coefficient remains a popular gauge of inequality throughout the social and natural sciences because it is visually…
Rank this Week: 1401

Legal Research Plus

Legal Research Plus

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

http://legalresearchplus.com
Rank this Week: 853

MoreUs Law Library Blawg

MoreUs Law Library Blawg

Official blawg of the Arthur J. Morris Law Library at the University of Virginia School of Law.

http://uvalaw.typepad.com/library/
  • Jun 8

    Pardon our (website) dust!

    Pardon our (website) dust!
    We're migrating some of our library website pages to a new platform today (June 8), so you may see some strange behaviors on our website during the afternoon. Please contact lawlibref@virginia.edu if you need information that you can't find…
  • May 12

    Pope Clement V's <i>Constitutiones</i> a Rare Treasure

    Pope Clement V's &lt;i&gt;Constitutiones&lt;/i&gt; a Rare Treasure
    Pope Clement's Constitutiones, published in 1481, is one of our rarest books. Recent shelf shifting here at Special Collections gave us the chance to appreciate once again the oldest item in our collection, Pope Clement V's Constitutiones,…
  • Mar 5

    The Law Library Opens at 11am on Friday, March 6

    The Law Library Opens at 11am on Friday, March 6
    We'll close at midnight, our regularly scheduled time.
Rank this Week: 3152

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
  • Jun 4

    Emerald Insight maintenance and downtime Tuesday 9 June 2015

    Emerald Insight maintenance and downtime Tuesday 9 June 2015
    Maintenance on Emerald’s research platform, Emerald Insight, which is scheduled to take place on Tuesday 9 June 2015 for 15 minutes, between a maintenance window of 9 June 15:00 – 10 June 03:00.  
  • Jun 2

    Law Journals – Table of Contents (A)

    Law Journals – Table of Contents (A)
    Selected Law Journals: Table of Contents This list covers top ranked (A or A*) law journals selected from the ARC (Australian Research Council) ranked journal list and Asian law related journals of interest to the HKU community. Table of…
  • Jun 2

    Law Journals – Table of Contents (B)

    Law Journals – Table of Contents (B)
    Selected Law Journals: Table of Contents This list covers top ranked (A or A*) law journals selected from the ARC (Australian Research Council) ranked journal list and Asian law related journals of interest to the HKU community. Table of…
Rank this Week: 51

Vermont Law School's Library Blog

Vermont Law School's Library Blog

Covers legal news and information about the library.

http://vlslibrary.wordpress.com
  • Jun 3

    Two noteworthy full-text databases for environmental research

    Two noteworthy full-text databases for environmental research
    With a wealth of environmental courses to select this summer, it is noteworthy that our library subscribe to two environmental related databases — Environment Complete and GreenFILE. These two databases are both full-text databases by…
  • May 15

    Library Hours Update

    Library Hours Update
    May 11- May 15, Monday to Friday 8am – 5 pm May 16, Saturday 9am – 3pm May 17, Sunday closed May 18 – May 22, Monday to Friday 8am – 5pm May 23 – May 24, Saturday to Sunday … Continue reading →
  • May 5

    Database of the Month for May — Oxford Dictionaries Online

    Database of the Month for May — Oxford Dictionaries Online
    Maybe you’re still working on finalizing the term papers, or getting ready for the summer or for a vacation in a foreign country, you will find Oxford Dictionaries Online a handy tool to help hone your English skills. We have ……
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Mendik Matters

Mendik Matters

Law school information and legal research blog of the Mendik Library of New York Law School.

http://www.mendikmatters.org/
  • Jun 3

    2015 Summer Research Challenge

    2015 Summer Research Challenge
    The post 2015 Summer Research Challenge appeared first on Mendik Matters.
  • May 5

    Study Aid

    Study Aid
    Did you know the Library has a selection of study aids that some students find helpful in preparing for final exams?  These materials are designed to supplement – not replace – your own outlines and class notes and…
  • Apr 30

    Free E-Book Provides Overview of Emerging Law Office Technology

    Free E-Book Provides Overview of Emerging Law Office Technology
    The former director of the ABA’s Legal Technology Resource Center  recently published an e-book, Law Practice Technology: An Introduction for Law Students, that introduces law students to current law office technology. …
Rank this Week: 2026

Class Action Countermeasures

Class Action Countermeasures

Covers class action defense. By McGuireWoods LLP.

http://www.classactioncountermeasures.com
  • Jun 3

    How Entrepreneurial Are Entrepreneurial Class Actions?

    How Entrepreneurial Are Entrepreneurial Class Actions?
    Plaintiffs’ lawyer-turned-professor Morris Ratner has published a new article on making litigation costs a profit center for class action plaintiffs. You may remember he wrote about this issue before with Professor William Rubinstein.…
  • May 12

    Arthur Miller on Aggregate Litigation

    Arthur Miller on Aggregate Litigation
    I’ve written before about legal giant Arthur Miller (now with the Lanier Law Firm) and his pessimistic take on modern federal procedure.  In the ‘teens, he has largely worried about the effect of procedural rulings on…
  • May 4

    Will HR 1927 Kill the Class Action?

    Will HR 1927 Kill the Class Action?
    Since HR 1927 was introduced, there has been an outcry that it will “kill the class action.”  In fact, opponents (among them Professors Alexandra Lahav, Samuel Issacharoff (Issacharoff HR1927 Letter), and Arthur Miller…
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Elon Law Library

Elon Law Library

Features library news and updates. From Elon University School of Law Library.

http://elonlawlibrary.blogspot.com/
  • May 26

    Studying for the Bar -- Print Dollars Still Available.

    Studying for the Bar -- Print Dollars Still Available.
    Graduation has come and gone, new alumni's thoughts turn to studying for the July Bar.  Just wanted to make sure you know:  your print dollars from 2014-2015 are available for use through the end of July.   You may print…
  • May 15

    Test

    Test
  • May 11

    Summer & post-graduate access to Lexis, Westlaw and Bloomberg Law

    Summer &amp; post-graduate access to Lexis, Westlaw and Bloomberg Law
    Lexis and Bloomberg Law permit unrestricted summer access to both continuing students and law graduates. Westlaw restricts summer access by students and graduates to specific purposes and requires those…
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CWSL Library News

CWSL Library News

From the California Western School of Law.

http://blogs.cwsl.edu/blog/library/
  • May 26

    This is a reminder about…

    This is a reminder about the NYTimes.com Educational Webinar series starting next week, on Thursday May 28, 2015.   All webinars are 20 minutes in length starting at 10AM, 12noon and 2PM Eastern Time.  They will cover how to…
  • Apr 30

    The deadline for paying your library fines and printing fees is Wednesday, May 6, 2015 at 3:00PM.

    The deadline for paying your library fines and printing fees is Wednesday, May 6, 2015 at 3:00PM.
     If you want to discuss or contest any of your charges, you need to come in BEFORE this deadline.  Please read the following for further details. Please settle your Library accounts accrued through the end of the Spring 2015…
  • Apr 15

    Happy National Library Week! It’s…

    Happy National Library Week! It’s like Sharkweek, but with more cardigans. Check out all your library has to offer http://bit.ly/1Htx9dK
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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/
  • May 24

    Summer Research Desk Hour

    Summer Research Desk Hour
    Our normal research desk hours during the summer are: Monday - Thursday: 9 am to 5 pm Friday: 9 am to 4:30 pm We will offer weekend research desk assistance on the following dates during the summer: Saturday, June 13:...
  • May 18

    New Case Law Research Tool: Ravel

    New Case Law Research Tool: Ravel
    Law students who are interested in exploring the latest in online legal research tools may want to check out Ravel Law. Unlike Lexis and Westlaw, Ravel gives you a visual display of a case law search result so that you...
  • Apr 29

    Access to Research Systems After Graduation

    Access to Research Systems After Graduation
    If you are graduating in May, please take a moment to check that you have active accounts with Lexis, Westlaw, and Bloomberg Law and that you follow vendors' instructions to extend your password after graduation. All three vendors should…
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New Jersey Law Librarians…

New Jersey Law Librarians Association (NJLLA)

Features New Jersey law library news.

http://njlla.org/blog/
  • May 22

    Children on the Green Thanks NJLLA!

    Children on the Green Thanks NJLLA!
    Children on the Green has already sent us a Thank You for our support from the Annual NJLLA meeting on May 13th! Many thanks to everyone that donated and thank you to the Community Service Committee for organizing the donations to…
  • May 8

    Ronald McDonald House Thanks NJLLA

    Ronald McDonald House Thanks NJLLA
    The Ronald McDonald House has sent us a lovely thank you letter for our support from the April NJLLA meeting. Many thanks to the Community Service Committee for organizing the donations to this worthy organization.
  • Apr 20

    Annual Business Meeting & Luncheon on May 13, 2015 and Announcement of Nomination

    Annual Business Meeting &amp; Luncheon on May 13, 2015 and Announcement of Nomination
    [ May 13, 2015; 12:00 pm to 2:00 pm. ] Network with Your Colleagues, Review the Association Year and Vote for the New NJLLA Board Meeting Flyer (PDF) 2015-2016 Nomination Slate (PDF) DATE: Wednesday, May 13, 2015 LOCATION: Iberia…
Rank this Week: 2945

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/
  • May 20

    Historical Newspapers Online

    Historical Newspapers Online
    The Law Library provides access to ProQuest Historical Newspapers: The Wall Street Journal (from its first issue in 1889 through 1995), The Washington Post (1877 - 1997), The New York Times (1980 - current), The Baltimore Afro-American (1893…
  • May 11

    Law Library Hour

    Law Library Hour
    Click here for the Library's Access Policy
  • Apr 20

    Digital Commons Reaches 2 Million Download

    Digital Commons Reaches 2 Million Download
    The DigitalCommons@UM Carey Law reached a new milestone: its two millionth download. Launched in 2006, the repository showcases the research and scholarship of UM Carey Law. Currently, Digital Commons houses 2,335 articles in Faculty…
Rank this Week: 4022

Guilford Centre Weblog

Guilford Centre Weblog

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

http://guildfordlibrary.wordpress.com
  • May 19

    A-Z List of Law Report

    A-Z List of Law Report
    Sometimes it’s hard to know where to look for a particular law report. Should you try Lexis or Westlaw or perhaps the law report you are searching for is only available in hard copy? Help is now at hand! Under the…
  • May 18

    Commercial awareness now as important and legal knowledge

    Commercial awareness now as important and legal knowledge
    to read the full article just sign in or register here:
  • May 18

    New books – May

    New books – May
    All the new Guildford and electronic books for May have now been added to the New Books Tab above.
Rank this Week: 4029

Regent Law Library

Regent Law Library

Features library and legal news.

http://regentlawlibrary.blogspot.com/
  • May 13

    Bar Exam Resources!

    Bar Exam Resources!
    Taking the Bar Exam? Check out Regent Law Library's Preparing for the Bar Exam LibGuide! (http://libguides.regent.edu/barexam) The guide includes helpful information for EVERY state. Are you a Regent Law grad sitting for the exam in…
  • May 8

    Commencement Weekend Closing

    Commencement Weekend Closing
    The Law Library will be closed throughout Commencement weekend. Summer hours begin Monday, with the Law Library opening at 8 a.m.  Complete details are available on the website. Congratulations to the Class of 2015!
  • Apr 23

    Extended Hours During Exam

    Extended Hours During Exam
    The Law Library will be operating on an extended schedule during law school exams.Hours are as follows:April 23rd through May 7thMonday--Friday          7:30 a.m. until 2 a.m.Saturday        …
Rank this Week: 4011

Harrisburg Campus Library Blogs

Harrisburg Campus Library Blogs

From Widener Law.

http://blogs.lawlib.widener.edu/harrisburg
  • Apr 24

    Exam Hours Start This Weekend!

    Exam Hours Start This Weekend!
      APRIL 25 — MAY 11 8 a.m. — 2 a.m. Everyday    
  • Apr 21

    LexisAdvance Password Extension for the Summer

    LexisAdvance Password Extension for the Summer
    Use your Lexis Advance ID for:   • Academic, professional and non-profit research • All legal content and news you have as a law student • Unlimited hours-per-week You may use your Lexis Advance ID for all legal work…
  • Apr 21

    WestlawNext Password Extension for the Summer

    WestlawNext Password Extension for the Summer
                Reasons to extend your current password for the summer: • Summer law school classes and study abroad programs • Other educational uses including: – Law review and journal, including…
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Lachance on Law

Lachance on Law

Covers the access and use of online legal information. By Colin Lachance, President of the Canadian Legal Information Institute (CanLII).

http://lachanceonlaw.wordpress.com/
  • Apr 22

    Are you there lawyers? It’s me, LSUC

    Are you there lawyers? It’s me, LSUC
    Hi Lawyers, how’ve you been? Everything good? That’s great. It’s me, LSUC.* Well, my real name is Law Society of Upper Canada. Some people call me, “The Law Society”, but we can drop the formalities, right? Just…
  • Apr 12

    Is the Goal of the Future to Catch Up With the Past?

    Is the Goal of the Future to Catch Up With the Past?
    Yes. Sort of. But only if by “the past”, we mean some idealized period when things were easier, cheaper, simpler and better. Apply those same adjectives to the future, and you will forever be chasing the horizon or the end of the…
  • Apr 9

    Back when I knew everything

    Back when I knew everything
    [originally published on Slaw.ca] Back when I knew everything the world was much simpler. Any topic, situation, challenge or choice could be easily placed into one of two categories. Category 1 consisted of matters where I was right and…
Rank this Week: 3070

Homeless Law Blog

Homeless Law Blog

Features questions and answers about how the law affects homeless life. By Linda Tashbook.

http://homelesslaw.wordpress.com
Rank this Week: 1636

ELLA Blog

ELLA Blog

From the Edmonton Law Libraries Association.

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

    Old Rules of Court back on WestlawNext Canada!

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

    HeadStart 2015

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

    eReference Library on ProView

    eReference Library on ProView
    Letting you know about a problem (hopefully temporary) with this product:  the pdf you 'create' in order to print from this product will NOT include the information within a footnote.  The footnotes are not connected to…
Rank this Week: 4000

Trial Ad Notes

Trial Ad Notes

Offers news items and resources relating to trial advocacy, with a focus on Washington State. By Mary Whisner.

http://trialadnotes.blogspot.com/
  • Apr 13

    National Academies reports - Growth of Incarceration

    National Academies reports - Growth of Incarceration
    The Growth of Incarceration in the United States: Exploring Causes and Consequences (2014), packed with research and analysis from social scientists and policy experts, is available as a free PDF from the National Academies Press.This…
  • Apr 9

    Evidence-Based Practice in Criminal Defense

    Evidence-Based Practice in Criminal Defense
    This interesting paper was recently posted on SSRN:Jennifer E. Laurin, Gideon by the Numbers: The Emergence of Evidence-Based Practice in Indigent Defense,  Ohio State Journal of Criminal Law, Forthcoming 2015Abstract: A widespread…
  • Apr 3

    Conviction Reversed Because Expert Testimony re Eyewitness ID Excluded

    Conviction Reversed Because Expert Testimony re Eyewitness ID Excluded
    Interesting case from New York: Joel Stashenko, Conviction Reversed as Expert Barred from Testifying, N.Y.L.J., April 3, 2015.The case is People v. McCullough, 11-01614 (N.Y. Sup. Ct., App. Div. March 27, 2015), link to court website
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Shaunna Mireau on Canadian Legal…

Shaunna Mireau on Canadian Legal Research

Provides tips on Canadian legal research.

http://mireau.blogspot.com/
  • Apr 7

    Commissioners of Oaths in Alberta Have New Rule

    Commissioners of Oaths in Alberta Have New Rule
    ~ a slightly modified Slaw.ca post~Waaaay back in 2013 there was an Alberta Bill passed that consolidated the Notaries Public Act and the Commissioners for Oaths Act. These two pieces of legislation are in place to make the rules for…
  • Mar 24

    Celebrating achievment

    Celebrating achievment
    I have been a very quiet blogger lately with a reasonably good excuse.  Since the beginning of August, 2014, I have been working to achieve certification in Lean Six Sigma. As of last Sunday, the formal part of my education in this…
  • Dec 18

    Getting Feedback

    Getting Feedback
    Between blogging at Slaw.ca, posting legal research tips at Slawtips.ca, and taking courses towards Lean Six Sigma certification, this poor blog has not had much attention in 2014.  Christmas is the traditional time for guilt trips.…
Rank this Week: 4001

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
  • Mar 31

    New Exhibit: Detention on a Global Scale

    New Exhibit: Detention on a Global Scale
    The Yale Law School is hosting the combined Robert L.
  • Nov 4

    New Exhibit: Judges, Judging and Judicial Lawmaking in International Law

    New Exhibit: Judges, Judging and Judicial Lawmaking in International Law
    A new exhibit showcasing a selection of representative works on international judicial lawmaking in the law library foreign and international law collection is now on display on L1 of the law library. The selections of works highlight the…
  • Oct 20

    Oxford Historical Treatie

    Oxford Historical Treatie
    The library has been given trial access to Oxford Historical Treaties until Friday, November 14th.
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