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Criminal Law Library Blog

Criminal Law Library Blog

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

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

    State Advocacy Strategies: The New York Story

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

    State Advocacy Strategies: The New York Story

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

    The Jury Expert Has a New Look

    The Jury Expert Has a New Look
    The people at The Jury Expert are excited about moving to a new platrorm, Wordpress, where they can incorporate a new look and possibly some new features as well. Below is their e-mail announcing the change and providing links so you can see…
Rank this Week: 581

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 27

    Proquest databases temporarily down from 10pm-3am, 2/28/15

    Proquest databases temporarily down from 10pm-3am, 2/28/15
    On February 28, 2015, ProQuest will be upgrading its systems infrastructure to improve performance, security, and overall reliability of their products. The window is scheduled to begin at 10 p.m. Eastern Standard Time and will last for…
  • Feb 9

    Where do I find government and industry data?

    Where do I find government and industry data?
    Librarians at our Library regularly look out for prospective online resources that can better assist with the learning and researching. We are very happy to share that we just added another great resource for statistical…
  • Jan 26

    Have you changed your Westlaw password recently?

    Have you changed your Westlaw password recently?
    As Westlaw is working to improve their user security, your friendly librarians at VLS are reminding you not forget to change your Westlaw password. Changing a new password is quick and easy by taking the following steps: Please log into…
Rank this Week: 699

UB Law Library Blog

UB Law Library Blog

Features news from the UB Law Library.

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

    And the winner for Favorite Lawyer is…

    And the winner for Favorite Lawyer is…
    Atticus Finch! This is Atticus’ third consecutive win in the category. The pillar of Maycomb County has shown the best of what lawyers can be. With all the excitement surrounding Go Set a Watchman set for publication in July, it looks…
  • Feb 26

    Gargano to get Law Day Award

    Gargano to get Law Day Award
    Exciting news! Bernadette Gargano’s Pro Se Civil Litigation Support Practicum was selected to receive the Law Day 2015 Justice Award from the Erie County Bar Association. The Pro Se Civil Litigation Support Practicum was selected…
  • Feb 23

    The Millies: Favorite Lawyer

    The Millies: Favorite Lawyer
    We’re entering the final week of the Millies, and it’s time to determine who will be Favorite Lawyer. Many in the legal profession can point to a particular character on the silver screen and say, “That’s why I became…
Rank this Week: 684

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/
  • Feb 26

    ProQuest Databases Unavailable on Saturday, Feb. 28

    ProQuest Databases Unavailable on Saturday, Feb. 28
    The UW Libraries subscribe to several useful databases from a company called ProQuest. Law students and other legal researchers might use:ProQuest CongressionalProQuest Dissertations & ThesesIndex IslamicusThese and other ProQuest…
  • Feb 26

    Writing Competitions for Law Student

    Writing Competitions for Law Student
    The George Washington University Law School has created a list of more than 150 legal writing competitions for students.  You can get more information and download the spreadsheet here.Hat tip: Legal Skills Prof Blog
  • Feb 20

    Voices from the Rwanda Tribunal

    Voices from the Rwanda Tribunal
    After the 1994 Rwandan genocide, the UN set up the International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda (ICTR). This historic tribunal delivered its last trial judgment in December 2012 and is now winding down its appellate work.In 2008,  a team…
Rank this Week: 619

TSLL TechScans

TSLL TechScans

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

http://tslltechscans.blogspot.com/
  • Feb 25

    OBS/TS name that grant contest

    OBS/TS name that grant contest
    Posted on behalf of the OBS/TS Joint Research Grant CommitteeName that Grant Contest!Did you know that TS and OBS offer a grant to do research? Did you know that research can be as simple as evaluating an app?A recent survey says that many…
  • Feb 13

    PCC new

    PCC new
    Phase 3A of RDA changes to name authority records were completed in December 2014. Phase 3A of RDA Changes to Name Authority Records BeginsThe announcement contains details on the changes and has links to other information of interest to NACO…
  • Feb 13

    Common ground: Exploring compatibilities between the linked data models of the Library of Congress and OCLC

    Common ground: Exploring compatibilities between the linked data models of the Library of Congress and OCLC
    http://www.oclc.org/research/publications/2015/oclcresearch-loc-linked-data-2015.html Godby, Carol Jean and Dennenberg Ray, Common ground: exploring compatibilities between the linked data models of the Library of Congress and OCLC, January…
Rank this Week: 651

Class Action Countermeasures

Class Action Countermeasures

Covers class action defense. By McGuireWoods LLP.

http://www.classactioncountermeasures.com
  • Feb 18

    Rule 23 Study Agenda – Issue Certification and Rule 23(c)(4)

    Rule 23 Study Agenda – Issue Certification and Rule 23(c)(4)
    The Advisory Committee should clarify the role of issue certification, by reinforcing that issue certification is only appropriate when a class is otherwise certifiable under Rule 23.   One of the Advisory Committee’s…
  • Feb 11

    Rule 23 Study Agenda – Merits Inquiry

    Rule 23 Study Agenda – Merits Inquiry
    The Advisory Committee has signaled that the merits inquiry is a “back burner” issue for the next Rule 23 amendments.  Perhaps they should nudge it towards the front.   The role of the merits inquiry at…
  • Feb 4

    Rule 23 Study Agenda – FRCP 68 and Mootne

    Rule 23 Study Agenda – FRCP 68 and Mootne
    Courts look down on offers of judgment in class actions as a procedural trick.  Used properly, however, they are an effective early screen for cases that can’t be certified.  One of the most heated debates in the last five…
Rank this Week: 626

Lex Scripta

Lex Scripta

From the Dallas Association of Law Librarians.

http://dallnet.blogspot.com/
  • Nov 25

    Open Access Policy, Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation

    Open Access Policy, Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation
    http://www.gatesfoundation.org/How-We-Work/General-Information/Open-Access-PolicyOn January 1, 2015, the Open Access Policy of the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation will be effective for all new agreements. A two-year embargo will be in…
  • Aug 7

    Webinar - 5 Critical Attributes for Special Librarians to Evolve and Stay Relevant

    Webinar - 5 Critical Attributes for Special Librarians to Evolve and Stay Relevant
    Between Google circumventing in-depth research, dealing with budget constraints, understanding the changes driving customer behavior, and other challenges, librarians are facing a new world in which they must be adaptive.Join us Thursday,…
  • Jul 11

    Fastcase Hospitality Suite @ AALL14

    Fastcase Hospitality Suite @ AALL14
    Fastcase is happy again to sponsor and operate the PLL Hospitality Suite at AALL, for PLL members and friends at the annual meeting.  This year the location will be at The Ambassador Suite in Room 2032 of the Grand Hyatt Hotel. …
Rank this Week: 665

Pace Law Library Podcasts

Pace Law Library Podcasts

Law related talks from the Pace community.

http://pacelawlibrary.classcaster.net/
  • Mar 12

    Ms. Priya Rai on Access to Indian Digital Legal Information

    Ms. Priya Rai on Access to Indian Digital Legal Information
    In July 2012, the Foreign, Comparative and International Law Special Interest Section (FCIL-SIS) of the American Association of Law Libraries (AALL) presented a program at the annual conference in Boston, MA titled Access…
  • Dec 21

    Pace Investor Rights Clinic: Modest Means New Yorkers Have a Pro Bono Advocate in Wall Street Dispute

    Pace Investor Rights Clinic: Modest Means New Yorkers Have a Pro Bono Advocate in Wall Street Dispute
    Hello! For our last podcast of the year 2012, the Library is proud to feature one of our John Jay Legal Services clinical programs – Pace Investor Rights Clinic, also known as PIRC. With the leadership, mentoring, and support of…
  • Jun 4

    Bookbag to Briefcase 2012

    Bookbag to Briefcase 2012
    The fourth annual Bookbag to Briefcase program was held on April 11, 2012 at 3:00 pm at the Pace Law Library, offering a wide range of tips and tricks to students on how to succeed in a law firm environment. Students attended this…
Rank this Week: 692

Legal Commentary on Proposition 8…

Legal Commentary on Proposition 8 and the Right to Marry

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

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

    Farewell

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

    Hiatus from my usual schedule of blogging

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

    Legal news this month

    Legal news this month
    Domestic partnership
Rank this Week: 685

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/
  • Feb 27

    Downton Abbey and the Campbell Divorce Case

    Downton Abbey and the Campbell Divorce Case
    Post by Mary Person and Meg Kribble Warning: this post contains spoilers through the February 22 broadcast of Downton Abbey in the United States! Like many of you, we at the library enjoy watching and discussing the ITV/PBS…
  • Feb 26

    Fair Use and News Reporting – A Fair Use Week Post

    Fair Use and News Reporting – A Fair Use Week Post
    Fair Use and News Reporting Guest post by Leigh Barnwell (J.D. Candidate, Class of 2015, Harvard Law School) News reporting is supposed to be one of the paradigmatic uses protected as fair under US copyright law. It’s listed…
  • Feb 26

    Faculty Book Talk: I. Glenn Cohen’s, Identified Versus Statistical Lives, Wednesday, March 11 at noon

    Faculty Book Talk: I. Glenn Cohen’s, Identified Versus Statistical Lives, Wednesday, March 11 at noon
    The Harvard Law School Library staff invites you to attend a book talk and panel discussion in celebration of  Professor I. Glenn Cohen’s recently published book with co-editors Norman Daniels and Nir Eyal,…
Rank this Week: 764

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/
  • Feb 27

    RELX: Reed Elsevier, Lexis?? Wait... What??

    RELX: Reed Elsevier, Lexis?? Wait... What??
    Okay... it's Friday. It's snowing in Dallas, and it's a bit slow around the office. But, when I saw that Reed Elsevier was going to change its name to RELX, I thought maybe it was a joke to draw attention away from the black/blue vs.…
  • Feb 10

    The Profession is Doomed

    The Profession is Doomed
    Image [cc] slworking2 Recently I participated on a panel on the future of the profession for the National Conference of Bar Presidents and walked away thoroughly convinced the profession is doomed. For those of you unfamiliar with how bar…
  • Feb 6

    Ok, now you've saved us money. Can you make us some too?

    Ok, now you've saved us money. Can you make us some too?
    Over the past few years, there's been a lot of discussion about the value of the Law Firm Librarian (aka Research Analyst).   I've written on the subject (here and here) as have others (here, here, here and here). Most of the…
Rank this Week: 807

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/
  • Feb 27

    2 Law Schools Plan to Admit 10% of Their Law Students without the LSAT Test

    2 Law Schools Plan to Admit 10% of Their Law Students without the LSAT Test
    Bloomberg reports that the Law Schools at SUNY Buffalo and the University of Iowa are soon going to accept students who have not taken the LSAT. This move is based on recent changes to ABA accreditation standards that allow Law...
  • Feb 26

    Tech Thursday: Spring Cleaning For Your Computer

    Tech Thursday: Spring Cleaning For Your Computer
    Though it's hard to tell by looking outside, Spring is almost here, and it's time for a little spring cleaning. If cleaning and organizing your computer isn't on your to-do list, it should be. If your computer is loaded with...
  • Feb 12

    Ohio Supreme Court Signficantly Enhances Opinion Search With Great New Option

    Ohio Supreme Court Signficantly Enhances Opinion Search With Great New Option
    The Ohio Supreme Court has significantly expanded the search capabilities of its Opinions & Announcements page. These new enhancements include allowing users "to search for specific topics or issues such as mandamus actions or attorney…
Rank this Week: 785

Cocky Law Blawg

Cocky Law Blawg

Legal research tips & musings. By the Coleman Karesh Law Library.

http://blawg.law.sc.edu
  • Feb 27

    This Week in Legal New

    This Week in Legal New
    On Tuesday, President Obama vetoed legislation authorizing the Keystone LX pipeline. On Tuesday night, a Texas jury convicted Eddie Ray Routh of murder and sentenced him to life in prison for the fatal shootings of “American…
  • Feb 26

    Dr. Seuss Gets Star Turn in USSC Opinion

    Dr. Seuss Gets Star Turn in USSC Opinion
    In her dissent yesterday in the Yates evidence-destruction case, Justice Elena Kagan gave Dr. Seuss his first citation in a decision of the United States Supreme Court.  Read the entire opinion here.
  • Feb 26

    10 Things to do in Columbia in March

    10 Things to do in Columbia in March
    We know that law students often live in a bubble, but it’s important to get outside, clear your head, and think about things besides the rule of perpetuity and the commerce clause!  Whether you like art, music, or sports,…
Rank this Week: 820

Un blog pour l'information…

Un blog pour l'information juridique

By Emmanuel Barthe.

http://www.precisement.org/blog/
  • Feb 26

    Informer et communiquer : 10 règles pour être en règle

    Informer et communiquer : 10 règles pour être en règle
    Je suis intervenu en clôture de la matinée d'étude "Le droit sans complexe" organisée par l'ADBS à la DILA ce jeudi 26 février 2015. Voici le "pitch" : comment respecter facilement et sans prise de…
  • Jan 28

    La liste des normes AFNOR d'application obligatoire publiée sur Legifrance

    La liste des normes AFNOR d'application obligatoire publiée sur Legifrance
    Une page spéciale vient d'apparaître sur Legifrance : Normes AFNOR d'application obligatoire. Elle inclut : la référence de la norme AFNOR et le lien vers son texte intégral gratuit (mais difficilement…
  • Jan 27

    Récentes traductions de Codes français / Recent translations of a few French Code

    Récentes traductions de Codes français / Recent translations of a few French Code
    Le Juriscope, avec l'aide d'Universités étrangères, continue le travail de travail de traduction des Codes français. Trouvé récemment sur le compte Facebook de l'association Juriconnexion : Code de…
Rank this Week: 790

Jenkins Law Library Blog

Jenkins Law Library Blog

Covers technology and legal research.

https://www.jenkinslaw.org/blog
  • Feb 26

    Jenkins On Your Desktop: ABA Law Library Collection Periodicals on HeinOnline

    Jenkins On Your Desktop: ABA Law Library Collection Periodicals on HeinOnline
    Check out the new ABA Law Library Collection Periodicals on HeinOnline! This collection features over 90 ABA periodical titles, including 44 titles previously only available to ABA section members. Select titles are available as full color…
  • Feb 19

    Jenkins On Your Desktop: New! The Law of Lawyering, Fourth Edition

    Jenkins On Your Desktop: New! The Law of Lawyering, Fourth Edition
    Curious about the revisions and updated changes made in December’s release of the The Law of Lawyering, 4th ed.? The greatly expanded two-volume fourth edition of The Law of Lawyering is available on the Loislaw Treatise Library, a…
  • Feb 12

    Model Real Estate Forms in PA Legal Forms Database

    Model Real Estate Forms in PA Legal Forms Database
    Are you handling a real estate matter for a client and don’t want to reinvent the wheel when it comes to drafting a document? Start your search in the real estate materials in the PA Legal Forms database, which members of Jenkins can…
Rank this Week: 772

The Blackacre Times

The Blackacre Times

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

http://theblackacretimes.com/
  • Feb 23

    Fair Use Week

    Fair Use Week
    This week, the Law Library and University Library are celebrating national Fair Use Week. This annual celebration highlights the doctrine of fair use, which is one of the exceptions of U.S. copyright law that allows teachers, students,…
  • Feb 19

    PILA Auction

    PILA Auction
    The Public Interest Law Association (PILA) will hold its annual auction at the Georgia Freight Depot on Saturday, Feburary 28th. The auction raises money to provide scholarships to students who take public interest internships.…
  • Feb 12

    Abraham Lincoln, Attorney at Law

    Abraham Lincoln, Attorney at Law
    Back on this day in 1908, the 16th President of the United States of America was born in Hardin County, Kentucky. Abraham Lincoln is regarded as one of the greatest U.S. Presidents of all time. He is also well known for the Emancipation…
Rank this Week: 741

ZiefBrief

ZiefBrief

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

http://ziefbrief.typepad.com/ziefbrief/
  • Jan 29

    Lexis Printers Working; OnLAW Access Restored

    Lexis Printers Working; OnLAW Access Restored
    After the firewall work over the MLK weekend, we lost access to OnLAW (CEB practice guide database) and to our on-campus Lexis printers. We're pleased to report that both problems were resolved this morning, and you should be able to...
  • Jan 23

    USF Email Restored

    USF Email Restored
    It appears that USF personnel are receiving emails again. However, if you sent us an email yesterday and you don't hear back from us within one business day, you may want to resend the email to ensure we receive it.
  • Jan 22

    No Research Librarian Sat. 1/31/15

    No Research Librarian Sat. 1/31/15
    There will be no Research Librarian on duty Saturday, January 31, 2015.
Rank this Week: 786

l r c - o r b i t ... ... ... the…

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

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

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

    ATL's Legally Themed Halloween Costume Contest

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

    LRC October Trivia Winner!

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

    Happy Halloween from the LRC!

    Happy Halloween from the LRC!
Rank this Week: 734

D'Angelo Law Library Blog

D'Angelo Law Library Blog

Covers legal research.

http://lib.typepad.com/dangelo/
  • Mar 31

    The D’Angelo Law Library Blog has a New Home

    The D’Angelo Law Library Blog has a New Home
    We are pleased to announce that the D’Angelo Law Library blog now officially has a new home.  The University of Chicago Library has launched a News site that includes a dedicated section forLaw News.  Please visit it for the latest…
  • Mar 28

    New D'Angelo Law Library Blog Coming Soon!

    New D'Angelo Law Library Blog Coming Soon!
    We are excited to announce that later this week, we will be launching a new D'Angelo Law Library Blog, which will be a part of a new University Library-wide news site. The Blog will continue to feature the same mix of news and…
  • Mar 28

    Microsoft Office Training for Law Student

    Microsoft Office Training for Law Student
    A full day of Microsoft Office training for Law Students will be held on Saturday, April 2nd, beginning at 9:00 AM in classroom V.  This program will give students the basic skills on MS Office (Word, Excel, and PowerPoint) needed during…
Rank this Week: 717

The Running Librarian

The Running Librarian

Covers legal publishing and web 2.0. By James Mullan.

http://www.therunninglibrarian.co.uk/
  • Feb 28

    Intranet design is becoming more lightweight

    Intranet design is becoming more lightweight
    As light as a featherAnother day, another article by Steve Bynghall, but this time from this own blog Two Hives. In the article called Intranet design is becoming more lightweight Steve looks at a trend amongst intranet design to build…
  • Feb 27

    Adding value to intranets using dashboard

    Adding value to intranets using dashboard
    I'm a big fan of the articles Step Two write and one of their latest articles by Steve Bynghall provides some very interesting insights into the latest thinking around how intranets can provide value through the use of dashboards.I've talked…
  • Feb 14

    Intranet success webinar - Communicating with a distributed workforce

    Intranet success webinar - Communicating with a distributed workforce
    A few weeks ago I was invited to attend a webinar hosted by Elcom called "Communicating with a distributed workforce" while I didn't manage to attend the live webinar, they have made the webinar recording available for anyone to view.I've…
Rank this Week: 857

Harrisburg Campus Library Blogs

Harrisburg Campus Library Blogs

From Widener Law.

http://blogs.lawlib.widener.edu/harrisburg
  • Feb 26

    Books As You’ve Never Seen Them Before

    Books As You’ve Never Seen Them Before
      Check out these amazing works of art carved from old books and follow through to the video on TED.    
  • Feb 20

    Are Study Groups Necessary?

    Are Study Groups Necessary?
      From JDEmployed On the journey towards law school exam domination, an important question must be asked: will it be more beneficial to study on your own or with a group of your classroom peers? After all, whatever helps increase the…
  • Feb 19

    Law School and Outline

    Law School and Outline
      Final exams are just around the corner. An outline is your best tool for learning all of the law that you need to know in time for your final exams.   An outline will help you condense the material that you have learned over the…
Rank this Week: 860

ThomChat

ThomChat

Thomas Jefferson School of Law Library Blog

http://tjsllibrary.wordpress.com
  • Feb 25

    Celebrate Single-Tasking Day: Here’s Why and How! By Elizabeth Scott, M.S. Stress Management Expert

    Celebrate Single-Tasking Day: Here’s Why and How! By Elizabeth Scott, M.S. Stress Management Expert
    Multi-tasking was once thought to be “the answer” for those who wanted to get more done in less time: simply do twice as much by doing two things at once! However, research has painted a different picture: multi-tasking actually…
  • Feb 4

    TRAIN YOUR BRAIN: MEMORY TIPS AND TRICKS

    TRAIN YOUR BRAIN: MEMORY TIPS AND TRICKS
    “I knew this last week! Why can’t I remember this?” – Every law student, ever. Even at the best of times our memory can fail, leaving us hopelessly fumbling for that case name or trying to remember who had the ……
  • Jan 20

    Why Law Students and Job Seekers Need Business Card

    Why Law Students and Job Seekers Need Business Card
    Well, in general, why does anyone need a business card? I use them as a logical, manageable way to communicate my contact information to another person. It’s a physical object that someone can refer to at a later time to ……
Rank this Week: 841

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
  • Feb 13

    Crude Oil Royalty Rate

    Crude Oil Royalty Rate
    The Law Library of Congress is proud to present a new report, Crude Oil Royalty Rates. This report lists royalty rates for crude oil production in selected countries where production occurs on lands owned or controlled in whole or part by the…
  • Feb 4

    Abortion Legislation in Europe

    Abortion Legislation in Europe
    The Law Library of Congress is proud to present a new report, Abortion Legislation in Europe. This report summarizing laws on abortion in selected European countries shows diverse approaches to the regulation of abortion in Europe. A majority…
  • Nov 20

    Right to Peaceful Assembly

    Right to Peaceful Assembly
    The Law Library of Congress is proud to present a new report, Right to Peaceful Assembly. Freedom of peaceful assembly is a recognized right under international human rights law. This report provides a comparative review of one aspect of…
Rank this Week: 992

Ross-Blakley Law Library Blog

Ross-Blakley Law Library Blog

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

http://lawlibnews.lawnews-asu.org/
  • Feb 2

    Reminder: Ross-Blakley Law Library Award for Exemplary Student Research

    Reminder: Ross-Blakley Law Library Award for Exemplary Student Research
    Do you want to win $500?  How about $250?  Would you like to have your work displayed in the Faculty Publications Display Case?  How about all the pats on the back you will get from family and friends if you win this…
  • Jan 8

    Reset Your Westlaw Password Now

    Reset Your Westlaw Password Now
      With the New Year, you will need a new Westlaw password!  Westlaw just announced that all academic users will be required to update their passwords within the next few weeks.  By changing your password now you can avoid being…
  • Dec 30

    Important Changes to the Printing/Copying Payment System at the Ross-Blakley Law Library

    Important Changes to the Printing/Copying Payment System at the Ross-Blakley Law Library
     Visitors to the Law Library For those of you who make photocopies, print or scan documents at the Ross-Blakley Law Library at Arizona State University, please note the following changes on how you pay for copying and…
Rank this Week: 915

CS-SIS

CS-SIS

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

http://cssis.org
  • Jan 29

    Smartwatches in the library?

    Smartwatches in the library?
    Smart watches have been touted as the next must-have gadget. With several models available and Apple jumping into the fray this spring, what are they and what can they do?Besides serving as straightforward, traditional watches most of the…
  • Nov 26

    Skills Refresh

    Skills Refresh
    This is the time of year to be thankful that we have the opportunity (or perhaps just inclination) to work with a variety of technologies in law libraries. It can also be a good time to take stock of your current skill development and…
  • Oct 30

    Some apps for classroom learning

    Some apps for classroom learning
    As we start getting into the teaching season, here are few new(ish) apps that might be helpful in creating effective teaching experiences for students. Adobe Presenter 10 Presenter provides a quick and easy-to-use software platform to…
Rank this Week: 893

Regent Law Library

Regent Law Library

Features library and legal news.

http://regentlawlibrary.blogspot.com/
  • Jan 26

    New HeinOnline Library: World Treaty Collection

    New HeinOnline Library: World Treaty Collection
    The newly released World Treaty Collection allows researchers to search across all major treaty series in a single platform. The database, which covers 1648 to present, includes more than 180,000 treaty records. The database includes the…
  • Dec 16

    Law Library Holiday Hour

    Law Library Holiday Hour
    The Law Library will be closed December 14, 2014 -- January 11, 2015.Normal business hours resume on January 12, 2015. Merry Christmas!
  • Dec 2

    Extended Hours for Exam

    Extended Hours for Exam
    The Law Library will be operating on an extended schedule through the end of final exams.Hours:  (December 1 through December 12):Sunday:   2 p.m. -- 2 a.m.Monday-Friday: 7;30 a.m. -- 2 a.m.Saturday: 8 am. -- 2 a.m.
Rank this Week: 895

Claire's Blog

Claire's Blog

Coves libraries, web and other stuff.

http://clairejoanne.co.uk/
  • Aug 22

    Interesting Things of the Week #201

    Interesting Things of the Week #201
    SmartyPins – google maps + trivia game  A Guide to Little-Known Image Collections with Millions of Free, Hi-Res Images Turn Any YouTube Video Into A GIF By Just Adding “GIF” To The URL What if your library website…
  • Jun 16

    Interesting Things of the Week #200

    Interesting Things of the Week #200
    How to conduct library website usability studies for free - some useful resources and tips Poetry Archive - poems read by their authors (or celebs) 12 Quotes From Roald Dahl for Book Lovers What type of library user are…
  • Jun 2

    Interesting Things of the Week #199

    Interesting Things of the Week #199
    The curly fry conundrum: Why social media “likes” say more than you might think - Ted talk Developing an Online First Mentality, Part One: What IS Online First?  CrazyEgg heatmap tracker – just signed up for a free…
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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: 964

Law Library News

Law Library News

Covers featured books and library announcements. By the John A. Weir Memorial Law Library at the University of Alberta Law Centre.

http://blogs.library.ualberta.ca/law
  • Feb 21

    Law Library News Blog Discontinued – Please follow us on Twitter and Facebook

    Law Library News Blog Discontinued – Please follow us on Twitter and Facebook
    Hello. This blog has now been discontinued, however, we invite you to follow us on Twitter @RutherfordLib#UALWeir and Facebook https://www.facebook.com/RutherfordLibrary. The Rutherford and Weir Law Libraries are now staffed by the same team…
  • May 14

    Summer 2013 Access to Law Library Material & Information

    Summer 2013 Access to Law Library Material & Information
    The Weir Law Library closed to the general public on May 1st, 2013 and will re-open for fall term on September 3rd, 2013. If you require materials from the Law Library, Place a Hold via the Library Catalogue. Your materials will be available…
  • Apr 29

    May Featured Videos – Hidden Gem

    May Featured Videos – Hidden Gem
    For May I have chosen 10 interesting videos that have not been previously highlighted. Note: as of May 1st the Law Library is swipe card access only. However, you can still borrow these videos by finding them in the online catalogue and using…
Rank this Week: 877

Massachusetts Law Updates

Massachusetts Law Updates

From the Massachusetts Trial Court Law Libraries

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

    New SJC Rule Will Require Professionalism Course

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

    SJC Rules on Segregated Confinement

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

    PIRG'S 2012 Trouble in Toyland toy safety report.

    PIRG'S 2012 Trouble in Toyland toy safety report.
    http://bit.ly/WuyUky
Rank this Week: 993

Law Dawg Blawg

Law Dawg Blawg

Features research tips, library announcements, news and links of interest. By the law librarians of Southern Illinois University.

http://lawdawglib.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 1010

AALL Spectrum Blog

AALL Spectrum Blog

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

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

    AALL Spectrum blog has moved

    AALL Spectrum blog has moved
    The AALL Spectrum blog has moved to inside AALLNET, http://www.aallnet.org/blogs/spectrum-blog. Within AALLNET it should be more readily found by AALL members yet still viewable my non-members.  All the archived content will remain on this…
  • Jun 15

    AALL Spectrum blog has moved

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

    The Value of Law Librarian

    The Value of Law Librarian
    Law librarians know the value of law librarians, even when they struggle to articulate that value to others. It pleases us when someone aptly describes what we do; and it satisfies even more when that praise comes from a user. One such…
Rank this Week: 889

Mississippi College Law Library…

Mississippi College Law Library Blog

Covers library updates and legal news.

http://mclawlib.blogspot.com/
  • Jul 29

    Minor Library Construction

    Minor Library Construction
    The library will be undergoing some minor renovations over the next day or two and will not be the quite place with which you are familiar. We are installing some power outlets in the floor on the 2nd floor of the library ease of patron…
  • Jul 6

    Bar Studying Extended Hour

    Bar Studying Extended Hour
    O.k., breaking news is a bit of overkill but the library is going to stay open with some slightly extended hours on the weekend - 12-6 on Saturday and Sunday - the weekends of July the 10/11, 17/18, and 24/25 for bar exam studiers.
  • Jul 2

    Pig Book

    Pig Book
    Today we pass along a non-"official" source that is from the Citizen's Against Waste. The Pig Book is a 60 page or so accounting of Congressional spending as determined by their editors.
Rank this Week: 890

Library Boy

Library Boy

Features legal research news. By Michel-Adrien Sheppard.

http://micheladrien.blogspot.com/
  • Feb 28

    Canadian Forum on Civil Justice February 2015 Access to Justice Newsletter

    Canadian Forum on Civil Justice February 2015 Access to Justice Newsletter
    The non-profit Canadian Forum on Access to Justice (CFCJ) has been publishing a monthly newsletter about Access to Justice since early 2013. The latest issue of the newsletter includes:a post on the need for high-quality research for the…
  • Feb 28

    February 2015 Issue of Connected Bulletin on Courts and Social Media

    February 2015 Issue of Connected Bulletin on Courts and Social Media
    The February 2015 issue of Connected is available online. The bulletin covers news about the impact of new social media on courts. Most of the items are about the United States, but there is occasional coverage of other jurisdiction. The…
  • Feb 26

    Call for Nominations for Denis Marshall Memorial Award for Excellence in Law Librarianship

    Call for Nominations for Denis Marshall Memorial Award for Excellence in Law Librarianship
    The Canadian Association of Law Libraries (CALL) is seeking nominations for the Denis Marshall Memorial Award for Excellence in Law Librarianship:"This award is an honour bestowed upon a current member of CALL/ACBD who has provided…
Rank this Week: 1239

Pappas Law Library Blog

Pappas Law Library Blog

From the Boston University School of Law.

http://bulawinteractive.org/libraryblog/
  • Feb 27

    New Certification Classes Added

    New Certification Classes Added
    Additional sections of the certification classes will be held in March. To register for these classes, please go to http://lawlibraryguides.bu.edu/certification/register and click on the class that you are interested in.  
  • Feb 27

    UN Human Rights Case Law Database

    UN Human Rights Case Law Database
    The United Nations has created a searchable database of case law generated by the treaty bodies, or panels of experts, that enforce the major human rights conventions within the scope of the United Nations Human Rights apparatus. As noted in…
  • Feb 24

    Case Law Research in Print Certification Cla

    Case Law Research in Print Certification Cla
    Offered 3 times! Tomorrow at 9am. Thursday at 9am and 1pm.
Rank this Week: 1135

VALLTalk

VALLTalk

From the Virginia Association of Law Libraries.

http://valltalk.blogspot.com/
  • Feb 27

    VALL Board 2015 - 2016

    VALL Board 2015 - 2016
    Patty PetroccioneVice President/President Elect: Patricia Peroccione (Walter T. McCarthy Law Library). Patty received her J.D. from George Washington University, her MSLIS from Catholic University and her B.A. in sociology and…
  • Feb 19

    Virginia Report

    Virginia Report
    To date, the last bound volume published was 286 Virginia (distributed in June 2014) and the last advance sheet published was vol. 288 No. 1 (distributed in October 2014). This means there has been a delay in producing bound volume 287 of…
  • Feb 3

    VLA-VALL Joint Meeting 2015

    VLA-VALL Joint Meeting 2015
    A joint meeting with VLA and VALL will be held October 21-23, 2015 at the Richmond Marriott. Program submissions are now open!  Please consider submitting a program idea for the joint meeting.  It is a wonderful opportunity…
Rank this Week: 1096

The Fred Parks Law Library Blog

The Fred Parks Law Library Blog

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

http://thefredparkslawlibrary.blogspot.com/
  • Feb 26

    Throwback Thursday: Go Texan Memorial Edition

    Throwback Thursday: Go Texan Memorial Edition
    by Heather Kushnerick, Special Collections Librarian & College ArchivistThe Dons of South Texas: Professor Mussleman, an unknown staff member, Dean Bill Wilks, and Dean Sandra DeGraw, March, 1994.Tomorrow, Friday, February 27,…
  • Feb 25

    Collection Spotlight - President's Day Edition

    Collection Spotlight - President's Day Edition
    by Barbara Szalkowski, Senior Catalog LibrarianNow Appearing in the Library!The Library has a wide selection of workson the Presidents of the United States --their powers, their policies, andtheir individual stories.The Collection includes…
  • Feb 25

    Collection Spotlight - Bar Exam Edition

    Collection Spotlight - Bar Exam Edition
    by Barbara Szalkowski, Senior Catalog LibrarianNow Appearing in the Library!This week, students in states across the countryare sitting down to take their state bar exams.In most states, these exams are held thelast week in February and the…
Rank this Week: 1034

AALL's Washington Blawg

AALL's Washington Blawg

From the American Association of Law Libraries.

http://aallwash.wordpress.com
  • Feb 26

    AALL Applauds FCC Approval of Strong Net Neutrality Rule

    AALL Applauds FCC Approval of Strong Net Neutrality Rule
    By Elizabeth Holland The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) voted today to adopt strict new rules for Internet providers, protecting net neutrality by reclassifying the Internet as a public utility. Under the new rules, broadband…
  • Feb 12

    Can’t make it to D.C.? Here’s how you can help…

    Can’t make it to D.C.? Here’s how you can help…
    By Elizabeth Holland In just a few short weeks, law librarians will travel to Washington, D.C., where they will meet with their members of Congress to discuss AALL’s top priority issues as part of our 2015 Local Advocate Lobby Day.…
  • Feb 9

    Guest Post: Confessions of a Novice Lobbyer

    Guest Post: Confessions of a Novice Lobbyer
    By Ronald Wheeler, Director of the Law Library & Information Resources & Associate Professor of Legal Research, Suffolk University Law School In just five weeks, AALL will host its third Local Advocate Lobby Day in Washington, D.C.…
Rank this Week: 1086

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: 1138

Off the Shelf - The Osgood Hall…

Off the Shelf - The Osgood Hall Law School Library Blog

Covers developments in legal information and legal information technologies for research and practice.

http://libblog.osgoode.yorku.ca
  • Feb 19

    New Law Journal from Thomson Rivers: Canadian Journal of Comparative and Contemporary Law

    New Law Journal from Thomson Rivers: Canadian Journal of Comparative and Contemporary Law
    The new Canadian Journal of Comparative and Contemporary Law (CJCCL) was launched in 2013 at Thompson Rivers University, Faculty of Law (TRU Law). The inaugural issue was published just last month (January 2015). This issue has…
  • Feb 19

    Recent Acquisitions, November 10 – February 15, 2015

    Recent Acquisitions, November 10 – February 15, 2015
    278 new acquisitions in Osgoode Hall Law School Library, including 27 from 2015: Of corporations, fraternities, and guilds, or, A discourse,… Sheppard, William, -1675? A0347 Of corporations, fraternities, and guilds, or, A discourse,…
  • Feb 12

    Refresher sessions for Westlaw, Quicklaw/LexisNexis and CCH Online

    Refresher sessions for Westlaw, Quicklaw/LexisNexis and CCH Online
    Brush up on your online searching skills! The library is pleased to offer the following training sessions for upper year and graduate students: Westlaw: Wednesday, Feb. 25, 12:30 – 1:30 p.m. Quicklaw/LexisNexis: Monday, March 2, 12:30…
Rank this Week: 1121

New Jersey Law Librarians…

New Jersey Law Librarians Association (NJLLA)

Features New Jersey law library news.

http://njlla.org/blog/
  • Feb 19

    Happy Hour & Networking Social

    Happy Hour & Networking Social
    [ March 13, 2015; 5:30 pm to 7:30 pm. 5:30 pm to 7:30 pm. ] Attorneys & Legal Professionals Are Invited to a St. Patrick Happy Hour & Networking Social Friday, March 13, 2015  5:30 - 7:30 p.m. at Bar…
  • Feb 3

    AALL Scholarship

    AALL Scholarship
    Every year AALL awards thousands of dollars in scholarships to law school and library school students and AALL members.  The following scholarships are awarded annually: •Library School Scholarships (for those with and without…
  • Jan 26

    Call for Nomination

    Call for Nomination
    We Need You! The Nominating Committee of the New Jersy Law Librarians Assocation (NJLLA) is seeking nominees for the following Executive Board offices for the 2015-16 year: Vice President / President Elect Secretary Treasurer Member-at-Large…
Rank this Week: 1222

The Goodson Blogson

The Goodson Blogson

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

http://dukelawref.blogspot.com/
  • Feb 17

    NC Court Reports Digital Collection

    NC Court Reports Digital Collection
    The North Carolina State Library has completed its digitization project of official North Carolina Supreme Court reports. Although additional search features will be released later, the collection is now available at…
  • Feb 4

    The 19th Century Struggle for Civil Right

    The 19th Century Struggle for Civil Right
    [The following guest post was written by Goodson Law Library Reference Intern Aaron Kirschenfeld, who is completing a dual J.D. and Master's of Information Science at UNC-Chapel Hill in May.]The monumental changes in American law, let alone…
  • Feb 2

    Budget for the U.S. Government FY2016

    Budget for the U.S. Government FY2016
    This morning, the U.S. Government Publishing Office released the President's Budget of the United States Government for Fiscal Year 2016. The Goodson Law Library's print copy has not yet arrived, but users can read and search the online…
Rank this Week: 1040

The Daniel R. Coquillette Rare…

The Daniel R. Coquillette Rare Book Room Blog

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

http://rarebookroom.blogspot.com/
  • Feb 13

    Happy Valentine's Day!

    Happy Valentine's Day!
    This Valentine’s Day postcard serves as an artistic expression of the heartwarming love that the general population often feels toward lawyers. A heavyset attorney, covered from head-to-toe in damning evidence, including no fewer than…
  • Jan 23

    The Otis Family: Part 1

    The Otis Family: Part 1
    For many of us, the name James Otis brings up images of a Revolutionary patriot arguing against writs of assistance and decrying taxation without representation. What I, at least, didn't know was that  this Otis (James Otis, Jr.) was…
  • Dec 19

    Happy holidays to all!

    Happy holidays to all!
    Nothing like a few law-related puns to bring cheer to a holiday party! Our postcard collection, generously donated by Professor Michael Hoeflich, includes quite a few holiday-themed cards. Check out the webpage for our law in postcards…
Rank this Week: 1293

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: 1042

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: 1014