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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/
  • May 25

    Law Library: News & Events: New Email Alerts and RSS Feeds on Congress.gov

    Law Library: News & Events: New Email Alerts and RSS Feeds on Congress.gov
    Last year’s most viewed new blog post on In Custodia Legis was Legislation Email Alerts on Congress.gov. The email alerts are an excellent addition to the system that allow you to track a specific piece of legislation, what a…
  • May 9

    Law Library: News & Events: 500th Anniversary—Jewish Ghetto of Venice

    Law Library: News & Events: 500th Anniversary—Jewish Ghetto of Venice
    The Law Library of Congress, in collaboration with the Embassy of Italy and the Joseph and Rebecca Meyerhoff Center for Jewish Studies at the University of Maryland, will host a program to mark the 500th anniversary since the…
  • Apr 28

    Law Library: News & Events: THOMAS to Retire on July 5, 2016

    Law Library: News & Events: THOMAS to Retire on July 5, 2016
    Learn more about the retirement of THOMAS.gov on July 5, 2016 and the features of its replacement, Congress.gov, in the recent In Custodia Legis post. Click here for more information.
Rank this Week: 1169

Oregon Legal Research

Oregon Legal Research

Features news, tips, and information about Oregon legal research.

http://blog.oregonlegalresearch.com/
Rank this Week: 1168

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
Rank this Week: 1087

The Gavel

The Gavel

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

http://law.okcu.edu/?cat=19
  • Mar 16

    Law Library After Hour

    Law Library After Hour
    The circulation desk will be open reduced hours, 8am – 5pm, during Spring Break, but even after the library staff goes home, you can still get help finding and checking out materials thanks to a couple of great library tools!……
  • Feb 12

    The Mystery Behind Mastery Monday

    The Mystery Behind Mastery Monday
    Want to increase your research skills but don’t have a lot of free time? The Oklahoma City University Law Library will be launching a new series of quick tutorials starting on Monday, February 16th! We call them Mastery Mondays, and…
  • Feb 6

    Black History Month: Law School Event

    Black History Month: Law School Event
    February 1 marked the beginning of Black History Month in the United States. The theme for 2015 is “A Century of Black Life, History, and Culture” (http://asalh100.org/black-history-themes/2015-theme/). The Oklahoma City…
Rank this Week: 955

Law Library Letter

Law Library Letter

Summaries of recent Wyoming Supreme Court decisions and law library information. From the Wyoming State Law Library.

http://wyolawlibrary.blogspot.com/
  • May 14

    Summary 2014 WY 62

    Summary 2014 WY 62
    Summary of Decision May 14, 2014Justice Fox delivered the opinion of the Court. Reversed.Case Name: LEEKS CANYON RANCH, LLC, a Wyoming limited liability company; LEEKS CANYON, LLC, a Wyoming limited liability company; ELIZABETH LOCKHART and…
  • May 14

    Summary 2014 WY 61

    Summary 2014 WY 61
    Summary of Decision May 12, 2014Justice Davis delivered the opinion for the court. Affirmed. Case Name: IN THE MATTER OF THE WORKER’S COMPENSATION CLAIM OF: CHRISTINA S. HIRSCH, AN EMPLOYEE OF BORDER FOODS, INC. v. STATE OF WYOMING…
  • May 8

    Summary 2014 WY 60

    Summary 2014 WY 60
    Summary of Decision May 8, 2014Justice Fox delivered the opinion of the Court. Affirmed.Case Name: GILBERT ORTIZ, JR. v. THE STATE OF WYOMINGDocket Number: S-13-0127URL: http://www.courts.state.wy.us/Opinions.aspxAppeal from the District…
Rank this Week: 1035

law.librarians

law.librarians

Features links and resources from a community of law librarians.

http://lawlibrarians.wordpress.com
Rank this Week: 975

Massachusetts Law Updates

Massachusetts Law Updates

From the Massachusetts Trial Court Law Libraries

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

    New SJC Rule Will Require Professionalism Course

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

    SJC Rules on Segregated Confinement

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

    PIRG'S 2012 Trouble in Toyland toy safety report.

    PIRG'S 2012 Trouble in Toyland toy safety report.
    http://bit.ly/WuyUky
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Law Library of Congress: Global…

Law Library of Congress: Global Legal Monitor

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

http://www.loc.gov/law/
  • Nov 19

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

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

    France: Approval of Same-Sex Marriage Draft Law

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

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

    Egypt: Government Decides to Postpone Implementation of Real Property Tax Law
    Taxation - On November 4, 2012, Egypt's Ministry of Finance decided to postpone the implementation of the real property tax law (Law 196-2008 of June 23, 2008) until January... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers…
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Legal Commentary on Proposition 8…

Legal Commentary on Proposition 8 and the Right to Marry

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

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

    Farewell

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

    Hiatus from my usual schedule of blogging

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

    Legal news this month

    Legal news this month
    Domestic partnership
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BarclayBlog

BarclayBlog

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

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

    Law Firm Hiring practices in the economic downturn

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

    Movin' On

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

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

    New Online Legal Magazine a "Refreshing Alternative" to Traditional Law Review
    The Legal Workshop is a new online legal journalthat seeks to disseminate legal scholarship to a broadaudience of readers. The new endeavor is produced bya consortium of academic law reviews: Stanford LawReview, New York University Law…
Rank this Week: 1103

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/
Rank this Week: 1362

UB Law Library Blog

UB Law Library Blog

Features news from the UB Law Library.

http://libweb.lib.buffalo.edu/blog/law
  • May 27

    Memorial Day: library closed

    Memorial Day: library closed
    Just a reminder that the Law Library will be closed this coming Monday, May 30, in observance of the Memorial Day holiday. The full schedule of hours is available at http://law.lib.buffalo.edu/about/hours/
  • May 23

    Welcome, Summer!

    Welcome, Summer!
    Although we’re still some weeks away from the Solstice, it’s time to bid goodbye to the spring semester and start summer hours at the Law Library. During the first part of summer, for bar study, May 23-July 24, the Law Library…
  • May 20

    Commencement weekend

    Commencement weekend
    The semester is ending and commencement is here! During commencement weekend, Saturday, May 21, and Sunday, May 22, the Law Library will be closed.  We will re-open Monday, May 23, at 9:00 a.m. as we begin the schedule of summer hours.…
Rank this Week: 1223

Pappas Law Library Blog

Pappas Law Library Blog

From the Boston University School of Law.

http://bulawinteractive.org/libraryblog/
  • May 25

    A global first: Australian state of Victoria issues formal apology to the LGBTQI community for discriminatory law

    A global first: Australian state of Victoria issues formal apology to the LGBTQI community for discriminatory law
    In what is being heralded as an international first, the Australian state of Victoria’s Parliament has just formally apologized to generations of gay men (and the larger LGBTQI Community)  for the systematic persecution and…
  • May 12

    Are you an RA?

    Are you an RA?
    If you are a law faculty RA please register.  As a registered RA you can get the following: Printing A liaison in the library A carrel (a study space) Help with your research projects So register today.  We are here for you. Kindle
  • May 3

    Westlaw, Lexis and Bloomberg – What can I use this summer?

    Westlaw, Lexis and Bloomberg – What can I use this summer?
    Lexis Advance and Bloomberg/BNA allow full access for the entire summer and you can use them for work purposes.  If you don’t have a password contact Stefanie Weigmann and she will help you get access. Westlaw allows you…
Rank this Week: 1375

Ramsey County Law Library Blog

Ramsey County Law Library Blog

Provides information and commentary for local legal professionals and lay persons on local legal news, neighborhood happenings, self-help resources, information about our collection materials, and other other legal tools and resources

http://ramseylawlibrary.org/
  • May 25

    Minnesota Supreme Court Justice in the National Spotlight

    Minnesota Supreme Court Justice in the National Spotlight
    Minnesota came into focus last week as part of Donald Trump’s presidential campaign.  Specifically, Minnesota Supreme Court Justice David Stras was part of a short list of potential U.S. Supreme Court appointees that Mr. Trump…
  • May 19

    Laboring Over Employment Law

    Laboring Over Employment Law
    The big news this week was a new regulation from the Labor Department on Wednesday, requiring most salaried workers earning up to $47,476 a year to receive time-and-a-half overtime pay when they work more than 40 hours during a week. (The…
  • May 12

    Our Modern “Asylum” System is Insane

    Our Modern “Asylum” System is Insane
    People living with mental illness are disproportionately represented in the criminal justice system. It is estimated that 1 million people with mental illnesses are arrested and booked in the U.S. each year.  This is no…
Rank this Week: 1633

The Reporter

The Reporter

Covers legal research. By the Texas Tech Law Library.

https://texastechlawlibrary.wordpress.com
  • May 24

    Summer Service

    Summer Service
    Summer is here and so are long hot lazy days… unless you are enrolled in summer school! If you are …Continue reading →
  • May 17

    Bar Exam-Relevant Electronic Databases: What are they?

    Bar Exam-Relevant Electronic Databases: What are they?
    This is the first post in a four-part series spotlighting bar exam-relevant databases. Each database will be explored in detail. …Continue reading →
  • May 13

    Summer Electronic Database Acce

    Summer Electronic Database Acce
    Wondering whether you can use Lexis, Westlaw, or Bloomberg at your summer jobs? Lexis Advance: Your law school log-in will …Continue reading →
Rank this Week: 1601

Delaware Campus Library Blogs

Delaware Campus Library Blogs

From Widener Law.

http://blogs.lawlib.widener.edu/delaware
  • May 23

    Library hours for Memorial Day

    Library hours for Memorial Day
    The library’s hours this week are: Monday, May 23 to Thursday, May 26 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. Friday, May 27 8 a.m. to 7 p.m. We will be closed May 28 through May 30 for Memorial Day. More information on library hours is on our website.
  • May 18

    Library closed this weekend for graduation

    Library closed this weekend for graduation
    The law library will be closed this weekend, May 21 and May 22, for graduation. Congratulations to all our graduates. For more information on library hours see our website.
  • May 4

    Library exam hour

    Library exam hour
    The law library will be open extra hours during the final exam period, April 28 through May 30. Thursday, April 28 to Monday, May 16 8 a.m. to 2 a.m. Tuesday, May 17 to Thursday, May 19 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. Friday, May 20 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. For…
Rank this Week: 1286

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/
  • May 20

    Legal Research Fall 2016: Sections Open for Enrollment

    Legal Research Fall 2016: Sections Open for Enrollment
    Hello students!  Those of you who are still adjusting your Fall 2016 schedule of classes, consider enrolling in a legal research course.  There is still space in both Environmental Legal Research and Tax Law Research.  You'll…
  • May 16

    HathiTrust May Aid Your Federal Legislative History Research

    HathiTrust May Aid Your Federal Legislative History Research
    While doing federal legislative research, users often run into documents published on the United States Congressional Serial Set. The Serial Set, often considered a “must” for people collecting legislative history documents, began…
  • May 14

    Cast your vote in the 2016 Harper Lee Prize for Legal Fiction

    Cast your vote in the 2016 Harper Lee Prize for Legal Fiction
    The ABA Journal and the University of Alabama School of Law have announced the finalists for the 2016 Harper Lee Prize for Legal Fiction.  The prize is awarded annually for the book in the legal fiction genre published during the…
Rank this Week: 1193

Lex Scripta

Lex Scripta

From the Dallas Association of Law Librarians.

http://dallnet.blogspot.com/
  • Apr 28

    DALL Formally Endorses UELMA's Enactment in Texa

    DALL Formally Endorses UELMA's Enactment in Texa
    DALL's executive board formally adopted a resolution to support UELMA's adoption in Texas on March 8, 2016.What is UELMA?The Uniform Electronic Legal Materials Act ("UELMA") seeks to ensure that online official state legal material -- namely…
  • Apr 6

    Visit the Texas State Law Library's New Resource Site!

    Visit the Texas State Law Library's New Resource Site!
    Checkout the Texas State Law Library's Web Portal: http://www.sll.texas.gov/Here are just a few of the many resources available:Historical Texas Statutes (1879-1960) -- not available electronically elsewhereHeinOnline*Nutshell…
  • Mar 29

    Join us for the DALL Institute on Thursday, April 14th

    Join us for the DALL Institute on Thursday, April 14th
    Join us for the DALL Institute at UNT Dallas College of Law, prior to the SEAALL / SWALL Joint Annual Meeting.We have pulled together a remarkable program about competency of legal technology and the practice of law. While not directly…
Rank this Week: 1492

Librarian on the Edge

Librarian on the Edge

Thoughts on all things digital from the Assistant Director of Technical Services for Library Systems at New York Law School's Mendik Library.

http://librariansonedge.blogspot.com
  • Apr 4

    Author, Author

    Author, Author
    When I wrote my last book I wrote a blog titled One Year of My Life. Now I am in the position of publicizing my new book after another year of my life was taken over. My wife once asked me "Why do you do this to yourself?" It sort of reminds…
  • Jan 6

    Information repository hits home

    Information repository hits home
    When I was working on the brief biography for my latest book, I checked my facts by going into Google Scholar and found that I had authored at least 70 articles in the field of library science (and a total of one article in Grateful Dead…
  • Nov 9

    A tale of two place

    A tale of two place
    The other night I got free tickets to an advance screening of the film "Brooklyn" through a local Irish meetup group. I'd heard really good buzz about this, so I took the trouble to take the subway into Manhattan after work and up to 86th…
Rank this Week: 1438

Scholarly Communications @ Duke

Scholarly Communications @ Duke

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

http://blogs.library.duke.edu/scholcomm/
  • Apr 1

    Here we go again: latest GSU ruling an odd victory for librarie

    Here we go again: latest GSU ruling an odd victory for librarie
    My first thought when I read the new ruling in the Georgia State copyright lawsuit brought by publishers over e-reserves was of one of those informal rules that all law students learn — don’t tick off your judge.…
  • Mar 22

    Moving into the open

    Moving into the open
    Since it was announced that I will move shortly to the University of Kansas, several people have asked me if I intend to continue blogging, and have kindly encouraged me to do so.  This blog, of course, will remain one of the…
  • Mar 3

    Some radical thoughts about Sci-Hub

    Some radical thoughts about Sci-Hub
    Radical, as I like to remind folks, means to get to the root of an issue (same derivation as radish).  So when I say I am offering some radical thoughts about Sci-Hub and the controversy it has generated, I mean that I hope to use the…
Rank this Week: 1589

CS-SIS

CS-SIS

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

http://cssis.org
  • Feb 19

    Call for CS-SIS Annual Meeting Grant Application

    Call for CS-SIS Annual Meeting Grant Application
    CS-SIS Members are invited to apply for one of two annual AALL Meeting and Conference grants:AALL CS-SIS Grant for Students and New Librarians: The purpose of the AALL CS-SIS Grants Program for Students and New Librarians is to provide…
  • Feb 17

    Call for Nominations – Kenneth J. Hirsh Distinguished Service Award

    Call for Nominations – Kenneth J. Hirsh Distinguished Service Award
    The Kenneth J. Hirsh Distinguished Service Award honors a CS-SIS member who has made outstanding contributions to the SIS, to AALL, and who is well regarded for their service to the profession. The inaugural award recipient was Ken Hirsh, in…
  • Jul 27

    Evolving Roles for Law Librarians and Legal Technologist

    Evolving Roles for Law Librarians and Legal Technologist
    Caroline Young, chair of the Computing Services Special Interest Section of the American Association of Law Libraries, graciously invited me to be the breakfast speaker at the section’s business meeting during the 2015 annual meeting…
Rank this Week: 1200

Vermont Law School's Library Blog

Vermont Law School's Library Blog

Covers legal news and information about the library.

http://vlslibrary.wordpress.com
  • Feb 8

    National Survey of State Laws now available on HeinOnline!

    National Survey of State Laws now available on HeinOnline!
    Previous only available in print in the reference collection, now available both in print and on HeinOnline, National Survey of State Laws is an indispensable reference work provides an overall view of some of the most-asked about and…
  • Jan 20

    Library Instagram Contest – Show us what you love about our Library!

    Library Instagram Contest – Show us what you love about our Library!
    We know you love our library. So do we! Started last year, we created a library Instagram account to showcase our library’s happenings and services. Over there, you will see pictures and posts about the events we sponsored at the…
  • Jan 8

    Happy New Year and What’s New in the Library?

    Happy New Year and What’s New in the Library?
    Hope everyone had an enjoyable winter break. We the librarians are always exploring new research resources for various needs. Often we get questions like “I need statistics on…, where should I look?”. Beginning this year,…
Rank this Week: 1194

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/
  • Jan 25

    Library Open from 10am - 6pm

    Library Open from 10am - 6pm
    The law school building and the law library will open at 10:00 am on Tuesday, January 26th. The library will close at 6 pm.
  • Jan 22

    Library Closing at 1pm and Closed Saturday and Sunday

    Library Closing at 1pm and Closed Saturday and Sunday
    Due to the changing forecast from the National Weather Service, the Law Library and the University will close at 1 p.m. today, Friday, January 22nd and will remain closed Saturday and Sunday to ensure the safety of our community.
  • Jan 22

    Snow Day Book

    Snow Day Book
    Here are some great books to read during a long, snowy weekend, as recommended by UM Carey Law students, faculty and staff: Half of the Sky: Turning Oppression into Opportunity for Women Worldwide The Best of Simple The Christmas Train The…
Rank this Week: 1349

The ZRG Blog

The ZRG Blog

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

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

    RIP: Zimmerman’s Research Guide

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

    How to conduct an annual meeting for shareholder

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

    How to conduct an annual meeting for shareholder

    How to conduct an annual meeting for shareholder
    Jocelyn Stilwell-Tong, Research & Training Librarian at Paul Hastings LLP is my hero!  Jocelyn compiled and forwarded a list of resources explaining how to run an annual meeting for shareholders.   Jocelyn’s list now…
Rank this Week: 1445

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: 1219

Strategic Librarian

Strategic Librarian

Covers strategies to develop and lead law firm libraries. By Nina Platt.

http://strategiclibrarian.com
  • Oct 6

    Strategic Librarian Blog Posts that have Stood the Test of Time

    Strategic Librarian Blog Posts that have Stood the Test of Time
    I started the daily Pinhawk Librarian News Digest in the spring of 2011 and continued editing it until May of this year.  During that time I neglected this blog – posting only a few articles.  That’s going to change.…
  • Oct 6

    5 Practical Thoughts on Rightsizing the Law Firm Library – Budgeting for 2016

    5 Practical Thoughts on Rightsizing the Law Firm Library – Budgeting for 2016
    The days of budgeting by determining what was spent last year and adding a percentage of that amount to each line item are long gone in the law firm library world.  We’ve all heard about the many law firms who … Continue…
  • Mar 11

    Disruptive Technology or Innovation is Not a Myth

    Disruptive Technology or Innovation is Not a Myth
    The first paragraph in this post is part of the Pinhawk Librarian News Digest today – a daily email newsletter I edit.  What follows are my thoughts on the idea of disruptive technology/innovation being a myth. Wikipedia defines…
Rank this Week: 1561

Virtual Library Cat's Eye View

Virtual Library Cat's Eye View

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

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

    Farewell

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

    Constitutional Protections For Mobile Phone Pass Codes?

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

    New CRS Report: Dark Web

    New CRS Report: Dark Web
    You have probably heard of the Deep Web, but how much do you know about the Dark Web?  Discover more about the dark web in Kristin Finklea's CRS Report entitled - you've guessed it - Dark Web.  "This report illuminates information…
Rank this Week: 1212

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/
  • Feb 8

    Hints on Job Interview

    Hints on Job Interview
    (with thanks to Nancy Scott Hanway, in an article “A Foot in the Door at a Small Liberal-Arts College” at p. A23, in the Dec. 19 issue of the Chronicle of Higher Education. I found many of her suggestions, tailored to applicants…
  • Dec 30

    Who put the damn wind up the doctors' offices?!

    Who put the damn wind up the doctors' offices?!
    Have your doctors' offices gotten on the bandwagon yet? There is this new trend to have Patient Gateways. The gateway keeps increasing its security. Now, it's like trying to get into Fort Knox. 2-factor security, where I have to include not…
  • Dec 9

    Google Master Class MOOC

    Google Master Class MOOC
    A while ago, Marie posted here about teaching her students better Google searching skills. I was looking at what Google makes available and was thrilled to locate the excellent MOOC they developed on Power Searching and Advanced Power…
Rank this Week: 1521

The Stream: Courthouse Libraries…

The Stream: Courthouse Libraries BC Blog

Covers British Columbia and federal legislation, court rules, judicial appointments, notable cases, recent reports and articles, websites of interest to legal researchers, and library news.

http://prodtest.courthouselibrary.ca/training/stream.aspx
  • Apr 22

    Tricky Legislation: The Adult Guardianship Act

    Tricky Legislation: The Adult Guardianship Act
    In theory, it should not be a momentous task to find out if an Act is in force, but sometimes it really is.   If we resolve a particularly complicated piece of legislation, we know that there are others out there who may have…
  • Apr 15

    Legal information is going digital ... and the Library is too

    Legal information is going digital ... and the Library is too
    As so much of our world shifted to digital over the last two decades, law has been something of a hold out. When it comes to legal information, the “authoritativeness” of print has been slower to fade. Lawyers, as a profession,…
  • Mar 20

    WESA reading roundup

    WESA reading roundup
    With the March 31, 2014 coming into force date of the Wills, Estate and Succession Act, SBC 2009, c. 13 fast approaching, many practitioners are looking for quick ways to get up to speed. Here is a roundup of some tips and…
Rank this Week: 1309

Law Firm Bottom_Line

Law Firm Bottom_Line

Discussion on cost recovery, legal information services contracts and legal research training.

http://lawfirmbottomline.wordpress.com
  • Dec 12

    A Major Shift – Transforming the Practice of Law

    A Major Shift – Transforming the Practice of Law
    We at Cable&Clark have evolved over the years, adapting to change and market needs. Right now, we are going through a major shift in our business model — a model that changes that way we deliver our services to clients ……
  • Dec 12

    A Major Shift – Transforming the Practice of Law

    A Major Shift – Transforming the Practice of Law
    We at Cable&Clark have evolved over the years, adapting to change and market needs. Right now, we are going through a major shift in our business model — a model that changes that way we deliver our services to clients … Continue reading…
  • Nov 14

    Change anyone?

    Change anyone?
    Everyone knows that change is inevitable. For law firms and their law libraries, significant change has occurred over the last decade and will continue for the unforeseen future. Change is a necessity for survival. I’ve been an advocate of…
Rank this Week: 1195

Charlotte Law Library News

Charlotte Law Library News

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

http://charlottelawlibrary.wordpress.com
  • May 30

    Reminder: Upcoming Paralegal Information Session – Live Webinar

    Reminder: Upcoming Paralegal Information Session – Live Webinar
    Interested in learning more about Charlotte School of Law’s Paralegal Certificate Program? At an information session we will discuss the online and onsite platform, application process, answer your questions, and introduce you to the…
  • May 30

    Links We Love Weekly Round-Up — May 30, 2016

    Links We Love Weekly Round-Up — May 30, 2016
    How to Write a Powerful Email Subject Line That Gets Your Message Read Words have power. No one knows that better than you, the attorney. You use the persuasive power of words to turn the tide in your favor, whether … Continue reading…
  • May 26

    Arizona Supreme Court Cites Charlotte School of Law Professor Megan Annitto

    Arizona Supreme Court Cites Charlotte School of Law Professor Megan Annitto
    Professor Megan Annitto has been cited by the Arizona Supreme Court in a recent, important Fourth Amendment decision (http://caselaw.findlaw.com/az-court-of-appeals/1702106.html). In State v. Valenzuela, the Arizona Supreme Court decided a…
Rank this Week: 1738

Internet For Lawyers

Internet For Lawyers

Covers free and low-cost investigative and background research resources on the Internet, as well as search engine search tips with a focus on Google and its features, functions and productivity tools.

http://www.netforlawyers.com/newsitems
Rank this Week: 2385

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/
  • May 26

    NILL added new content to the Indian Law Bulletins on 5/26

    NILL added new content to the Indian Law Bulletins on 5/26
    State Courts Bulletinhttp://www.narf.org/nill/bulletins/state/2016state.html Kitras v. Town of Aquinnah (Easement by Necessity)In re A.R.V.S. (Indian Child Welfare Act - Juvenile Dependency Appeals)People in Interest of A.B. (Indian Child…
  • May 19

    NILL added new content to the Indian Law Bulletins on 5/19

    NILL added new content to the Indian Law Bulletins on 5/19
    Most chinook spawn in large rivers such as the Columbia and Snake. U.S. Federal Trial Courts Bulletin http://www.narf.org/nill/bulletins/dct/2016dct.htmlNational Wildlife Federation v. National Marine Fisheries Service (Endangered…
  • May 12

    NILL added new content to the Indian Law Bulletins on 5/12

    NILL added new content to the Indian Law Bulletins on 5/12
    State Courts Bulletinhttp://www.narf.org/nill/bulletins/state/2016state.html In re M.K.T. (Indian Child Welfare Act - Compliant Placement)U.S. Federal Trial Courts Bulletin http://www.narf.org/nill/bulletins/dct/2016dct.htmlSwinomish Indian…
Rank this Week: 2015

Law Library Blog

Law Library Blog

From the University of British Columbia Law Library.

http://law.library.ubc.ca/category/blog/
  • May 24

    New Books at the Law Library – May 24, 2016

    New Books at the Law Library – May 24, 2016
    LAW LIBRARY level 3: BP388.H86 Z37 2015 Houchang Zargarpour, Human Rights and Spirituality (New Delhi: Royal Falcon Books, 2015). LAW LIBRARY learning commons (level 2): HT167 .J33 2011 Jane Jacobs, The Death and Life of Great American Cities…
  • Apr 27

    Intersession / Summer Hours 2016

    Intersession / Summer Hours 2016
  • Apr 18

    New Books at the Law Library – April 18, 2016

    New Books at the Law Library – April 18, 2016
    LAW LIBRARY level 3: KD899 .B749 2007 Susan Bright, Landlord and Tenant Law in Context (Oxford: Hart, 2007). LAW LIBRARY level 3: KD899 .L36 2006 Susan Bright, ed., Landlord and Tenant Law: Past, Present and Future (Oxford: Hart, 2006). LAW…
Rank this Week: 1736

Election Law @ Moritz

Election Law @ Moritz

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

http://moritzlaw.osu.edu/electionlaw/
Rank this Week: 1943

Law Librarians

Law Librarians

By Mark Giangrande and Joe Hodnicki.

http://llb2.com/
  • May 19

    Elsevier acquires Social Science Research Network

    Elsevier acquires Social Science Research Network
    SSRN, the social science and humanities repository, has been acquired by Elsevier. Elsevier plans to leverage its Mendeley technology to enhance SSRN’s repository and online community. Mandeley is a free reference manager and academic…
  • May 9

    Baker & Hostetler licenses ROSS Intelligence’s AI product for bankruptcy matter

    Baker & Hostetler licenses ROSS Intelligence’s AI product for bankruptcy matter
    In what is reported to be ROSS Intelligence’s first BigLaw client, Baker & Hostetler has licensed ROSS for use by its Bankruptcy, Restructuring and Creditors’ Rights team. Here’s the joint press release. — Joe
  • Apr 26

    AALL announces new product award

    AALL announces new product award
    Congratulations to Ravel Law for winning AALL’s New Product Award for its legal analytics service. Ravel FAQ here. — Joe
Rank this Week: 1823

Vancouver Law Librarian Blog

Vancouver Law Librarian Blog

Covers knowledge management, web development and law library management. By Steve Matthews.

http://vancouverlawlib.blogspot.com/
  • May 17

    CALL/ACBD Conference ( #callacbd2016) Underway in Vancouver

    CALL/ACBD Conference ( #callacbd2016) Underway in Vancouver
    I've been watching the CALL/ACBD conference unroll on Twitter the last couple of days, and by all accounts it's off to a great start: a terrific event in the stunning city of Vancouver.If you're not able to be at the conference, be sure to…
  • May 2

    Quickscribe Annotations Update for April 2016

    Quickscribe Annotations Update for April 2016
    Five BC acts had new annotations on Quickscribe 2.0 this month:  Margaret Mason, Bull Housser & Tupper LLP – Society ActOnPoint Legal Research Corporation – Residential Tenancy Act, Property Law ActEileen Vanderburgh,…
  • Apr 1

    Quickscribe Annotations Update for March 2016

    Quickscribe Annotations Update for March 2016
    Two BC acts had new annotations on Quickscribe 2.0 this month:Eileen Vanderburgh, Alexander Holburn Beaudin + Lang LLP, Privacy ActGuy Brown, Harper Grey LLP, Pharmaceutical Services ActQuickscribe 2.0 is a better way to research, track and…
Rank this Week: 2145

Due Process

Due Process

By the Georgetown Law Library.

https://blogs.commons.georgetown.edu/dueprocess/
  • May 17

    Summer Reading (and Videos) in Loewinger Lounge

    Summer Reading (and Videos) in Loewinger Lounge
    Don’t forget that the library maintains a small fiction collection in the Loewinger Lounge of the Williams Reading Room that can be checked out. Summer is a perfect time to read for fun! Some recent acquisitions of fiction include: God…
  • May 3

    Library Training for Faculty Research Assistant

    Library Training for Faculty Research Assistant
    Library Training for Faculty Research Assistants The library will be holding two training sessions for new faculty research assistants this summer.  In this training, RAs will learn about library services and policies and will gain an…
  • Apr 29

    Thomas.gov to retire on July 5

    Thomas.gov to retire on July 5
    Congress.gov has replaced Thomas.gov as the go to resource for “searchable access to bill status and summary, bill text, the Congressional Record, Congressional Record Index and committee reports, and executive actions such as…
Rank this Week: 1829

The Blackacre Times

The Blackacre Times

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

http://theblackacretimes.com/
  • May 3

    Faculty Summer Reading Suggestion

    Faculty Summer Reading Suggestion
    Summer is fast approaching.  Before you know it the trials and tribulations of the academic year will be behind us, exchanged for internships, jobs, conferences, and hopefully vacation.  Many of us use this time to catch up on our…
  • Apr 29

    Visualize What?

    Visualize What?
    Networked digital information creates many new opportunities. One is visualizations. Humans have the ability to understand and interpret visual representations quickly. Pouring over millions of documents or data points to gain a similar…
  • Apr 20

    Study Room

    Study Room
    In case you were not aware (you were), exams are just around the corner. No doubt correlated, study rooms are becoming quickly sparse. What can you and your study partner(s) do to ensure access to a crisp private study room? Book in advance.…
Rank this Week: 2358

AALL's Washington Blawg

AALL's Washington Blawg

From the American Association of Law Libraries.

http://aallwash.wordpress.com
  • May 3

    May Washington E-Bulletin

    May Washington E-Bulletin
    The May issue of the Washington E-Bulletin is available now on AALLNET. IN THIS ISSUE Vol. 2016, Issue 05 A LOOK AHEAD Hayden Breezes through Nomination Hearing, Awaits Committee Vote  ACT NOW Be Your Best Advocate: Register…
  • Apr 13

    House Judiciary Committee Acts on ECPA

    House Judiciary Committee Acts on ECPA
    Today, the House Judiciary Committee approved a version of the Email Privacy Act (H.R. 699) to bring the Electronic Communications Privacy Act into the 21st century. The Email Privacy Act would require a warrant for law…
  • Apr 4

    April Washington E-Bulletin

    April Washington E-Bulletin
    The April issue of the Washington E-Bulletin is available now on AALLNET. IN THIS ISSUE Vol. 2016, Issue 04 A LOOK AHEAD Congress Considers Librarian of Congress Nominee Appropriations Process Inches Along ACT NOW Register for…
Rank this Week: 1754

Old Fox's KM blotter

Old Fox's KM blotter

Covers knowledge management.

http://0ldfox.blogspot.com/
  • Apr 25

    One Person. One Vote...

    One Person. One Vote...
    Nation In DistressLike PageApril 16 at 1:50pm · AGREE!Nation In DistressLikeLikeLoveHahaWowSadAngryCommentShareCommentsOld Fox We've been through this before. Let us review: The Electoral College is a Constitutional…
  • Apr 25

    Television and Violence

    Television and Violence
    linkJAMA, June 10, 1992--Vol 267, No. 22Special CommunicationTelevision and ViolenceThe Scale of the Problem and Where to Go From HereBrandon S. Centerwall, MD, MPHIN 1975, Rothenberg's Special Communication in JAMA, "Effect of…
  • Apr 14

    What's Happening to American Democracy?

    What's Happening to American Democracy?
    linkI am not for Trump at all unless it comes down to him or Hillary. Cruz is the most Constitutional, intelligent, genuinely conservative, courageous and top integrity person right now.But this entire report is SO slanted, SO distorted, SO…
Rank this Week: 1759

Pace Law Library Blog

Pace Law Library Blog

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

http://library.blogs.law.pace.edu/
  • Apr 25

    Pace Law School Competes in NYSBA/AAA Abritration Competition

    Pace Law School Competes in NYSBA/AAA Abritration Competition
    Our congratulations go to the Pace 2016 New York State Bar Association/AAA Arbitration Competition team that competed on November 13-14, 2015 in New York City. Matthew Arpino (2L), Emily Bendana (2L), and Bryan Kelly (2L) represented Pace Law…
  • Apr 21

    Congratulations to the Pace 2016 National Ethics Trial Competition Team

    Congratulations to the Pace 2016 National Ethics Trial Competition Team
    Our congratulations go out to the Pace 2016 National Ethics Trial Competition team that competed at the Tenth Annual National Ethics Trial Competition. The team competed at the Robert T. Matsui U.S. Courthouse in Sacramento, California (March…
  • Apr 21

    Congratulations to the Pace Prince Evidence Team

    Congratulations to the Pace Prince Evidence Team
    Pace team members Robert Foster (3L) and Brian Byrne (3L) did an outstanding job at the prestigious Jerome Prince Evidence Moot Competition, which was held at Brooklyn Law School from Thursday, March 31st through Saturday, April 2nd. Rob and…
Rank this Week: 2288

Law Library & Technology Blog

Law Library & Technology Blog

From the George Mason University School of Law.

http://blog.law.gmu.edu/library/
  • Apr 20

    2016 Law Student Survey of Law Library & Technology Service

    2016 Law Student Survey of Law Library & Technology Service
    Please take a few minutes to answer this short survey about the Law Library and Technology Services and let us know how we are doing and what services that you’d like to see added or improved. Our staff carefully reviews ……
  • Apr 18

    Westlaw Prepare to Practice Training

    Westlaw Prepare to Practice Training
    Westlaw’s Prepare to Practice training is this Tuesday, April 19th at 12 pm in Room 120. If you are interning at a law firm or government agency you don’t want to miss this class. Every student who attends will receive…
  • Mar 28

    2L and 3L LexisNexis Professional Research Certification

    2L and 3L LexisNexis Professional Research Certification
    LexisNexis will be offering Prepare to Practice – Professional Research Certification for 2Ls & 3Ls. Please see session details below. Both sessions are the same, so please pick the session that works best for your…
Rank this Week: 1712

ThomChat

ThomChat

Thomas Jefferson School of Law Library Blog

http://tjsllibrary.wordpress.com
  • Apr 18

    Ten Great Novels About the Supreme Court

    Ten Great Novels About the Supreme Court
    10 Great Novels About the Supreme Court by  lawyer in Arnold & Porter’s appellate and Supreme Court practice and author of The Advocate’s Daughter , Anthony Franze At the U.S. Supreme Court, a single vote can alter…
  • Apr 13

    Happy Birthday, Thomas Jefferson!

    Happy Birthday, Thomas Jefferson!
    It is the 273rd anniversary of Thomas Jefferson’s birth today. Please come join us in the library tomorrow at 2:00 p.m. to have some cake to celebrate. While you are there, please check out our Thomas Jefferson collection located…
  • Apr 11

    Happy National Library Week!

    Happy National Library Week!
    Celebrate National Library Week 2016 (April 10-16) with the theme “Libraries Transform” We will celebrate National Library Week with a few events. On Thursday, April 14, 2016 at 2:00 p.m. in the library lobby, please join us for…
Rank this Week: 1761

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/
  • Feb 1

    Lecture Capture Anyone?

    Lecture Capture Anyone?
    After several years of using portable audio recorders to record classes for students and Adobe Presenter to add narration to PowerPoint Presentations, Albany Law School has moved to the Panopto lecture capture system for these…
  • Jan 29

    They’re Not Paying Attention! What Can We Do?

    They’re Not Paying Attention! What Can We Do?
    According to a recent study published in the Journal of Media Education, university students are not paying attention in class. They spend 20% of their time in class doing things on their digital devices that have nothing to do…
  • Oct 2

    Who Likes What?

    Who Likes What?
    Recently, Campus Technology polled hundreds of education professionals to ask them which products they think are truly the best. So here’s what they said (in Campus Technology’s first-ever higher education…
Rank this Week: 2337