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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: 809

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/
  • Feb 4

    Black History Month @Pace Law Library

    Black History Month @Pace Law Library
    As we mark 40th year of National African American History Month, let us reflect on the sacrifices and contributions made by generations of African Americans, and let us resolve to continue our march toward a day when every person knows the…
  • Feb 2

    The Uniform Bar Exam Comes to New York in July

    The Uniform Bar Exam Comes to New York in July
    The Uniform Bar Examination (UBE) becomes a reality for New York bar takers in July 2016. The UBE is a two day exam, administered twice a year on the last Tuesday and Wednesday of February and July. The UBE is developed by the National…
  • Jan 21

    Remembering Jack McNeill

    Remembering Jack McNeill
    The Law Library staff mourns the loss of its long-time Associate Director, Jack McNeill.  Jack died on Monday, January 18 after a courageous fight against cancer.  Jack came to Pace Law School in July 2000, and initially served as…
Rank this Week: 1632

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
  • Feb 4

    Did You Know?

    Did You Know?
  • Feb 4

    Interested in Learning More about Charlotte School of Law’s Paralegal Certificate Program?

    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 program and its components. Persons planning to attend should register in advance for the session…
  • Feb 4

    New Year, New Resources for Library Manager

    New Year, New Resources for Library Manager
    With 2016 now upon us, it seemed like a great time to scan the blogosphere and see what new posts and resources are out there that might help library managers increase both their own and their team’s effectiveness in the ……
Rank this Week: 1254

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 3

    Low-income Washingtonians Need Legal Help

    Low-income Washingtonians Need Legal Help
    This fall the state Office of Civil Legal Aid published a new report (commissioned by the Supreme Court and prepared by a team at WSU) describing the frequency and type of legal needs of low-income state residents: 2015 Washington State Civil…
  • Jan 28

    Data Privacy Day

    Data Privacy Day
    Today is Data Privacy Day. According to Wikipedia, it began in Europe, with the Council of Europe's Data Protection Day. The date was chosen to mark the anniversary of the Council of Europe's Convention for the Protection of Individuals with…
  • Jan 20

    Law Firm Search Engine

    Law Firm Search Engine
    Need information about local law firms? Looking for a source of free legal research? Try the new Law Firm Search Engine!http://lawfirmsearchengine.com/Developed by librarian Jeffrey H. Buckley, this search engine allows you to search…
Rank this Week: 1281

Mendik Matters

Mendik Matters

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

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

    The Natural Born Citizen

    The Natural Born Citizen
    There’s been a lot of debate lately about the citizenship of presidential candidates and the constitutional requirement that only a “natural born Citizen” is eligible for the Office of President.  You can find the…
  • Jan 27

    Group Study Room Policy

    Group Study Room Policy
    Please remember the policy governing the Mendik Library’s Group Study Rooms: Group study rooms are for groups of students to work on academic tasks.  A study group consists of two or more students, conversing in a normal tone of…
  • Jan 11

    Join Us for Coffee . . .

    Join Us for Coffee . . .
    We love allowing our students to bring their coffee (and other drinks) into the Library, a tradition that will continue alongside our New Year’s resolution to permit only those drinks arriving (and remaining) in spill-proof…
Rank this Week: 1706

Seattle University Law Library…

Seattle University Law Library INFO

Covers legal news, legal research and library news.

http://lawlibraryblog.seattleu.edu/
  • Feb 1

    Social Justice Monday: Racial Disparities in Our Criminal Justice System

    Social Justice Monday: Racial Disparities in Our Criminal Justice System
    Racial Disparities in Our Criminal Justice System: How Did We Get Here Social Justice Monday—Monday, February 1, 2016 Submitted by Jeanna McLellan, Electronic Services Assistant The United States incarcerates more people than any other…
  • Jan 29

    Today in Legal History: First Librarian of Congress Appointed

    Today in Legal History: First Librarian of Congress Appointed
    On January 29, 1802, President Thomas Jefferson appointed John J. Beckley as the first Librarian of Congress. Beckley was a political supporter of Jefferson and campaigned on his behalf. Beckley served as both the Clerk of the House of…
  • Jan 28

    Today in Legal History: Brandeis Nominated to the U.S. Supreme Court

    Today in Legal History: Brandeis Nominated to the U.S. Supreme Court
    On January 28, 1916, President Wilson nominated “the people’s attorney,”  Louis D. Brandeis, to the Supreme Court. Brandeis was a legal giant, widely recognized for his weighty influence on the law, his championing…
Rank this Week: 1265

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: 1710

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/
Rank this Week: 1437

The Goodson Blogson

The Goodson Blogson

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

http://dukelawref.blogspot.com/
  • Feb 1

    National Survey of State Laws Available Online

    National Survey of State Laws Available Online
    It's been said – many times – that the correct answer to most legal questions is "It depends." While it may be clichéd, the statement does emphasize how each legal situation is completely unique, and governed by a complex…
  • Jan 25

    No More FOMO: The Library Latest

    No More FOMO: The Library Latest
    Yes, yes, we know. FOMO, or "fear of missing out," is a term more frequently applied to social gatherings than to scholarship. But when you are researching a seminar paper, conducting a preemption check for your journal note, or even simply…
  • Jan 13

    Remembering the Nuremberg Trials: Part II

    Remembering the Nuremberg Trials: Part II
    Part II of “Remembering the Nuremberg Trials” by Reference Librarian Marguerite Most (see part I) introduces several documents which predated World War II and were cited by the victor allies to support the legitimacy of the…
Rank this Week: 1311

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 1

    Recent Acquisitions, January 25 – February 1, 2016

    Recent Acquisitions, January 25 – February 1, 2016
    0 new acquisitions in Osgoode Hall Law School Library: Some books have cover images provided by Google. All other data © Osgoode Hall Law School.
  • Jan 29

    New Legal History Journal Subscription

    New Legal History Journal Subscription
    The Osgoode Library now subscribes to JUS GENTIUM: Journal of International Legal History, the first issue of which has just recently been published. Jus Gentium is the first American journal dedicated to addressing the history of…
  • Jan 25

    Recent Acquisitions, January 18 – January 25, 2016

    Recent Acquisitions, January 18 – January 25, 2016
    11 new acquisitions in Osgoode Hall Law School Library, including 3 from 2016: K 487 S3 C37 2015 The ecology of law : toward a legal system in tune with nature and community Berrett-Koehler Publishers, 2015 xix, 216 pages : … Continue…
Rank this Week: 1792

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: 1716

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: 1258

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 20

    Lexis Refresher Sessions: 30 Minutes to a Better Memo

    Lexis Refresher Sessions: 30 Minutes to a Better Memo
    Lexis representative Teal Taylor will be offering three on-campus training sessions, which will cover research skills such as secondary sources, Terms & Connectors searching, and starting research with a statute. To sign up, visit the…
  • Jan 5

    Prof. Magee Authors Midfullness Article in ABA Journal

    Prof. Magee Authors Midfullness Article in ABA Journal
    USF Law Professor Rhonda Magee has an article in the January 2016 issue of the ABA Journal titled Life Experience And Cognitive Science Deepen The Case For Mindfulness In The Law (Click here to open a copy of the full...
  • Jan 4

    Happy 2016! - Law Library Hours Week of Jan 4-10

    Happy 2016! - Law Library Hours Week of Jan 4-10
    We're open, but will be operating with limited hours during the first week of January. Our regular hours resume on the first day of classes, January 11.
Rank this Week: 1347

Vermont Law School's Library Blog

Vermont Law School's Library Blog

Covers legal news and information about the library.

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

    Two noteworthy full-text databases for environmental research

    Two noteworthy full-text databases for environmental research
    With a wealth of environmental courses to select this summer, it is noteworthy that our library subscribe to two environmental related databases — Environment Complete and GreenFILE. These two databases are both full-text databases by…
Rank this Week: 1256

Cocky Law Blawg

Cocky Law Blawg

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

http://blawg.law.sc.edu
  • Jan 7

    “Who Knew?!” Department

    “Who Knew?!” Department
    A word to the wise:  if you burgle a business and come and go through a snow-covered roof, you can expect to create enough reasonable suspicion to allow the police to follow the footprints to where you are located.  The case is…
  • Dec 15

    Happy Bill of Rights Day!

    Happy Bill of Rights Day!
    Today, we are celebrating the anniversary of the Bill of Rights!   Ratified on December 15, 1791, it lays out some of the key freedoms we enjoy.   As President Obama’s 2015 Bill of Rights Day Proclamation states,…
  • Nov 10

    Five Study Aids To Help You Get Through Exam

    Five Study Aids To Help You Get Through Exam
    It’s that time of year!  Fall break is over, final memos are due soon, and exams are imminent! The library has a large collection of study aids just waiting to help you prepare for exams. So how can you get ready for the end…
Rank this Week: 1327

Guilford Centre Weblog

Guilford Centre Weblog

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

http://guildfordlibrary.wordpress.com
  • Dec 18

    Library and LRC Christmas Opening Hour

    Library and LRC Christmas Opening Hour
    From Mon 21st – Wed 23rd Dec: The Library and IT Rooms will close early at 6pm  Thurs 24th Dec – Sun 3rd Jan:  CLOSED Normal opening hours will resume from Mon 4th Jan. (8.30am – 10pm)
  • Dec 18

    Library and LRC Christmas Opening Hour

    Library and LRC Christmas Opening Hour
    The Library and LRC IT Rooms will be open on Sat 19th and Sun 20th Dec from 8.30am – 10pm. The Library will be staffed from 12pm – 4pm on both days. Mon 21st – Wed 23rd Dec: Early closure at 6pm…
  • Dec 11

    The Library self-issue machine will not be available from 11th-16th December due to an IT upgrade.

    The Library self-issue machine will not be available from 11th-16th December due to an IT upgrade.
    You will be unable to use the Library self-issue machine for book loans, renewals or returns from 11am on Friday 11th December until Wednesday 16th December. However you can still borrow, return and renew books using a manual system during…
Rank this Week: 1277

CT Judicial Law Libraries' NewsLog

CT Judicial Law Libraries' NewsLog

Covers recent legal developments, legal practice tools, and law library resources in Connecticut.

http://ersa.jud.ct.gov/lawlibnews/Lists/Posts/AllPosts.aspx
  • Nov 25

    History of Thanksgiving Proclamation

    History of Thanksgiving Proclamation
    Category: Legal History Body: For a brief history of Thanksgiving presidential proclamations and congressional resolutions beginning with the first Federal Congress, see the following National Archives web page: Congress Establishes…
  • Nov 23

    Administrative Appeal Supreme Court Opinion - 11/23/2015

    Administrative Appeal Supreme Court Opinion - 11/23/2015
    Category: Recent Decisions;Administrative Appeals Opinions Body: SC19458 - Cales v. Office of Victim Services ("The plaintiffs...appeal from the judgment of the trial court dismissing their appeal from the decision of a Victim Compensation…
  • Nov 23

    Family Law Appellate Court Opinions - 11/23/2015

    Family Law Appellate Court Opinions - 11/23/2015
    Category: Recent Decisions;Family Opinions Body: AC37980 - O’Brien v. O’Brien ("The dispositive issue raised by the plaintiff in the present appeal is whether, after remand, the court improperly skewed its equitable distribution…
Rank this Week: 1279

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: 1444

CS-SIS

CS-SIS

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

http://cssis.org
  • 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…
  • Jun 13

    Web Accessibility Update

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

    Cool Tools Café Survey 2015

    Cool Tools Café Survey 2015
    We're excited that the Cool Tools Café will be at the AALL Annual Meeting again this year!We're looking for suggestions on which technologies to present and volunteers to do a 5-10 min demo of each. If you have ideas along with…
Rank this Week: 1262

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: 1253

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: 1343

Cincinnati Law Library Blog

Cincinnati Law Library Blog

Covers laws and cases, with a focus on Cincinnati and Ohio. By the Cincinnati Law Library Association.

http://cincinnatilaw.blogspot.com/
  • Jan 9

    Visit our new blog site!

    Visit our new blog site!
    The Hamilton County Law Library is happy to announce the launch of our new website!  Beginning this week, all blog posts will now be posted exclusively to the blog page on the new site. Please feel free to visit us there. The URL for the…
  • Jan 2

    Judge Spiegel, remembered

    Judge Spiegel, remembered
    U.S. District Judge Arthur Spiegel died on Wednesday at the age of 94. Spiegel had served on the court since 1980 when he was appointed by President Jimmy Carter. He presided over such high profile matters as the Cincinnati anti-gay rights…
  • Dec 31

    Top legal news of 2014

    Top legal news of 2014
    In honor of New Year's Eve and in order to reflect on events of this past year we offer you a round-up of top legal news lists from various sources on the web. Happy New Year, everyone! Westlaw Legal Solutions Blog has published the Top 20…
Rank this Week: 1298

WisBlawg

WisBlawg

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

http://www.law.wisc.edu/blogs/wisblawg/
  • Jan 6

    UW Law Library Website and WisBlawg Redesign

    UW Law Library Website and WisBlawg Redesign
    Within the next week, the UW Law Library will be introducing a new website redesign. The new site features a slimmed-down look and a more user friendly design - we hope! Here's a sneak preview. In conjunction with the new library…
  • Dec 10

    Mobile Legal Dictionarie

    Mobile Legal Dictionarie
    Looking for a legal dictionary for your mobile device? Law Technology News has a good review of apps for both the legal professional and the non-lawyer. Apps are available in both iOS and Android and range from free to $55. Here's a sneak…
  • Nov 6

    Water Law in Wisconsin

    Water Law in Wisconsin
    My colleague, Jenny Zook, has written a great piece on Water Law in Wisconsin for the latest Inside Track from the State Bar of Wisconsin. Here's the abstract:The Great Lakes Region, at about 20 percent the world's surface fresh water,…
Rank this Week: 1067

FSU College of Law Library Blog

FSU College of Law Library Blog

Covers of legal research topics and legal information. From the Florida State University Law Library Team.

http://fsulawlibraryblog.typepad.com/fsu_college_of_law_librar/
  • Oct 21

    Prizmo

    Prizmo
    Prizmo is a scanning app for iPhone and iPad. It can export in multiple formats and even OCR a scan. Read more about it here. Posted by Jon Lutz
  • Oct 13

    DOJ Launches Law Jobs App for iOS

    DOJ Launches Law Jobs App for iOS
    This US Department of Justice app allows for a quick and easy way to find law student interships and attorney jobs too. It's available for iOS now and coming for Android. You can find it here. Posted by Jon Lutz
  • Oct 2

    Six Cool Things You Can Do With iOS 8

    Six Cool Things You Can Do With iOS 8
    iOS 8 has some cool new features, check them out here. Posted by Jon Lutz
Rank this Week: 1338

Vincent G. Rinn Law Library

Vincent G. Rinn Law Library

Covers books, current affairs, legal news and legal research. From the DePaul University College of Law.

http://depaullaw.typepad.com/library/
  • May 29

    New ejournal on the Civil Rights Act of 1964

    New ejournal on the Civil Rights Act of 1964
    On October 11, 2013, a diverse group of civil rights scholars met at the University of Michigan Law School in Ann Arbor to assess the interpretation, development, and administration of civil rights law in the five decades since President…
  • May 28

    Book By Professor Raphael, Named To “100 Great books for the Social Worker’s Library”

    Book By Professor Raphael, Named To “100 Great books for the Social Worker’s Library”
    As is true for practicing attorneys, many social workers choose a particular area or client constituency to concentrate their efforts on during their career. Each area has it's own specialized knowledge, practices and research tools,…
  • May 6

    "Flawed Convictions" Book Signing, Deborah Tuerkheimer

    "Flawed Convictions" Book Signing, Deborah Tuerkheimer
    The Barnes & Noble bookstore is located in the DePaul Center at 1 E. Jackson ( corner with State St. )
Rank this Week: 1289

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: 1306

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: 1299

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: 1287

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: 1429

Callinan the Librarian

Callinan the Librarian

Covers work-life balance for librarians.

http://callinanthelibrarian.blogspot.com/
  • Sep 17

    Part-Time Work: Variations on a Theme

    Part-Time Work: Variations on a Theme
    I came across an interesting initiative out of UC Hastings called the Project for Attorney Retention [http://www.pardc.org/ ]. This page includes observations from attorneys who have been working part-time inside DC law firms:…
  • Sep 11

    Career Re-Entry Program At American University

    Career Re-Entry Program At American University
    Washington's American University has launched a Lawyer Re-Entry Program for attorneys looking to return to their careers after taking time off. See this link for the press release. What a great idea! We need something like this for…
  • Jul 22

    Flexible "Weekends"

    Flexible "Weekends"
    In the nearly three years since I've been consulting from home, traditional weekends have gradually disappeared from my work routine. It's now more unusual for me not to work on a weekend than it is for me to draft a section of a report or…
Rank this Week: 1272

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/
  • Feb 5

    NILL added new content to the Indian Law Bulletins on 2/05

    NILL added new content to the Indian Law Bulletins on 2/05
    U.S. Courts of Appeals Bulletin http://www.narf.org/nill/bulletins/cta/2016cta.htmlHayes v. Delbert Services Corp. (Payday Loans - Debt Collection) U.S. Federal Trial Courts Bulletin http://www.narf.org/nill/bulletins/dct/2016dct.htmlWright…
  • Jan 29

    NILL added new content to the Indian Law Bulletins on 1/29

    NILL added new content to the Indian Law Bulletins on 1/29
    U.S. Supreme Court Bulletin http://www.narf.org/nill/bulletins/sct/2015-2016update.htmlPetition for certiorari in White v. Regents of the University of California, et al. (Federal Rules of Civil Procedure - "Required Party") was denied on…
  • Jan 25

    NILL added new content to the Indian Law Bulletins on 1/25

    NILL added new content to the Indian Law Bulletins on 1/25
    U.S. Supreme Court Bulletin http://www.narf.org/nill/bulletins/sct/2015-2016update.html Menominee Indian Tribe of Wisconsin v. U.S. (Limitation of Actions) was decided on 1/25/16.
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Delaware Campus Library Blogs

Delaware Campus Library Blogs

From Widener Law.

http://blogs.lawlib.widener.edu/delaware
  • Feb 4

    Delaware Supreme Court to hear oral arguments at Widener Delaware Law

    Delaware Supreme Court to hear oral arguments at Widener Delaware Law
    On Wednesday, February 10th the Delaware Supreme Court will hear oral arguments at Delaware Law. Three cases are scheduled for argument: 10:00 a.m. – Smith v. State – This is Defendant’s direct appeal from his…
  • Jan 22

    Library hours changed this weekend due to snow

    Library hours changed this weekend due to snow
    Hours update: Due to the snowstorm this weekend, the library will be open 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. on Saturday, 1/23, and 12 p.m. to 12 a.m. on Sunday, 1/24.
  • Dec 23

    Law library closed for winter break

    Law library closed for winter break
    The law library will be closed for winter break, December 24 through January 3. We will reopen January 4th.
Rank this Week: 4464

MoreUs Law Library Blawg

MoreUs Law Library Blawg

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

http://uvalaw.typepad.com/library/
  • Feb 4

    Spring Introduction to Mindfulness for Law Students Workshop

    Spring Introduction to Mindfulness for Law Students Workshop
    Sign Up Now! Law school teaches you how to think like a lawyer. The UVA Mindfulness Center’s introduction to mindfulness enhances your law school learning by giving you tools to focus, retain information, communicate effectively, and…
  • Feb 3

    Welcome, Alex Jakubow!

    Welcome, Alex Jakubow!
    Alex Jakubow With the new year, you may have noticed a new face in the library. Alex Jakubow joins our research and reference team to support empirical legal research. Alex is skilled with data collection, cleaning and analysis. As law…
  • Jan 29

    A Video Tour of the Student Delivery Service (SDS)

    A Video Tour of the Student Delivery Service (SDS)
    Our latest video production by Bryan Kasik takes you behind-the scenes of SDS (the Student Delivery Service). Join the man behind the stack of books as he explodes all of the myths surrounding this popular Law Library service.
Rank this Week: 3221

University of New Hampshire School…

University of New Hampshire School of Law Library Blog

Provides law library news.

http://library.law.unh.edu/blog
  • Feb 4

    Marking Passages, Preserving the Past : Throwback Thursday

    Marking Passages, Preserving the Past : Throwback Thursday
    Happy Thursday, everyone!  As the first installment of our new Throwback Thursdays section of the University of New Hampshire School of Law Archives, I thought I'd start with a riddle of sorts.  The photos below were taken quite a…
  • Feb 3

    Introducing the Gire Archive at UNH Law Library

    Introducing the Gire Archive at UNH Law Library
    Introducing the Gire Archive at UNH Law Library read more
  • Feb 3

    Professor Bartow Collaborates with Library to Exhibit Famous Copyright Case

    Professor Bartow Collaborates with Library to Exhibit Famous Copyright Case
    We are proud to announce the initial opening of the Professor Ann Bartow Copyright Collection. This is a collection of items related to famous copyright infringement cases. It is located in the IP Library next to the Shaw Reading Area. Coming…
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Law Librarians

Law Librarians

By Mark Giangrande and Joe Hodnicki.

http://llb2.com/
  • Feb 4

    Good old fashioned WEXIS competition

    Good old fashioned WEXIS competition
    Just in case you haven’t noticed, the tab and sidebar war has returned for our very expensive legal search vendors. Without the branding could you tell which is WestlawNext and which is Lexis Advance? Ok, the key number symbol gives it…
  • Feb 2

    Commercializing AI: TR’s Watson Initiative to launch global financial regulation product by year’s end

    Commercializing AI: TR’s Watson Initiative to launch global financial regulation product by year’s end
    Among several other product announcements, Thomson Reuters Legal recently disclosed that it will release in beta the first legal product using Watson’s cognitive computing technologies by year’s end. On Dewey B…
  • Jan 26

    Eighth Annual Morris L. Cohen Student Essay Competition Opportunity

    Eighth Annual Morris L. Cohen Student Essay Competition Opportunity
    The Legal History and Rare Books (LH&RB) Section of the American Association of Law Libraries (AALL), in cooperation with Cengage Learning, announces the Eighth Annual Morris L. Cohen Student Essay Competition. The competition is named in…
Rank this Week: 2682

The Reporter

The Reporter

Covers legal research. By the Texas Tech Law Library.

https://texastechlawlibrary.wordpress.com
  • Feb 3

    CALI Lesson

    CALI Lesson
    During the course of the semester, you may want to take advantage of CALI lessons to help you prepare for …Continue reading →
  • Feb 1

    Laptops in the Classroom

    Laptops in the Classroom
    The most recent in a string of articles discussing the effects of laptops in the classroom was recently published in …Continue reading →
  • Jan 27

    Access to State Bar of Texas CLE Material

    Access to State Bar of Texas CLE Material
    The State Bar of Texas provides electronic access to their digital collection of CLE materials at no charge to the …Continue reading →
Rank this Week: 2130

Brandeis and Harlan Watch

Brandeis and Harlan Watch

Publicizes appearances of Louis D. Brandeis and John Marshall Harlan on the web and in the media. By Scott Campbell.

http://brandeiswatch.wordpress.com/
  • Feb 3

    Editorial Cartoons About Brandeis’ Supreme Court Nomination

    Editorial Cartoons About Brandeis’ Supreme Court Nomination
    In honor of the 100th anniversary of Louis D. Brandeis’ ascension to the Supreme Court, I will be posting a number of collections of newspaper images and stories from Brandeis’ personal scrapbooks. For this post, I will be…
  • Feb 1

    The 100th Anniversary of Brandeis’ Nomination

    The 100th Anniversary of Brandeis’ Nomination
    January 28th marked the 100th anniversary of Woodrow Wilson nominating Louis D. Brandeis to the Supreme Court. It was an historic nomination in many ways. Brandeis was the second Jew to be nominated to the Court and the first to be confirmed.…
  • Nov 15

    Another Louis D. Brandeis Myth Debunked

    Another Louis D. Brandeis Myth Debunked
    When giving people tours of our archives of Brandeis papers here at the University of Louisville, we spend a lot of time talking about Justice James McReynolds. In fact, we probably spend too much time talking about him. Despite the fact…
Rank this Week: 2678

Un blog pour l'information…

Un blog pour l'information juridique

By Emmanuel Barthe.

http://www.precisement.org/blog/
  • Feb 3

    Quelques listes de webscraper

    Quelques listes de webscraper
    Scraper un site web, c'est en extraire de manière ordonnée des informations, souvent sous forme de notices/fiches ou de tableaux de chiffres. Pour plus de détails sur la définition, voir Wikipedia. Pour mieux…
  • Jan 5

    Le JO numérique devient un outil de veille législative (partielle)

    Le JO numérique devient un outil de veille législative (partielle)
    Vu dans le Journal officiel Lois et décrets du 1er janvier 2016 (voir infra) : une rubrique Informations parlementaires, non vue jusqu'ici dans le sommaire du JO envoyé quotidiennement par mail par Legifrance. C'est une…
  • Jan 5

    Investissement socialement responsable, éthique et fonds : une thèse en droit unique

    Investissement socialement responsable, éthique et fonds : une thèse en droit unique
    Elisabeth Forget, L'investissement éthique : Analyse juridique (thèse 2013) 788 pages Presses Universitaires de Strasbourg ISBN 9782868206084 79 euros L'auteure est spécialiste des fonds d'investissement et des aspects…
Rank this Week: 4114

Due Process

Due Process

By the Georgetown Law Library.

https://blogs.commons.georgetown.edu/dueprocess/
  • Feb 3

    New E-Journal Finder

    New E-Journal Finder
    Various databases that Georgetown subscribes to may offer the journal you are looking for — so how do you find the one that does? Or the one that does that offers coverage of the year for the article you are looking for?…
  • Feb 2

    Wet Your Whistle While You Work

    Wet Your Whistle While You Work
    After climbing to the 5th floor of Williams Library, you may need to replenish your water supply.   Use one of the new hydration stations recently installed.  Thanks to our great team in Facilities, we now have 2 new hydration…
  • Feb 2

    Zika Research Guide now available

    Zika Research Guide now available
    Link directly to news sources covering the Zika outbreak, as well as the Federal Government’s reaction and International health organizations websites with the library’s new Zika Research Guide. This guide will be updated on a…
Rank this Week: 2742

Pappas Law Library Blog

Pappas Law Library Blog

From the Boston University School of Law.

http://bulawinteractive.org/libraryblog/
  • Feb 3

    Submit to the Eighth Annual Morris L. Cohen Student Essay Competition!

    Submit to the Eighth Annual Morris L. Cohen Student Essay Competition!
    The Legal History and Rare Books Section (LHRB) of the American Association of Law Libraries, in cooperation with Gale Cengage Learning, announces the annual Morris L. Cohen Student Essay Competition. The competition is named in honor of…
  • Feb 2

    Certification Class: Social Media & People Research

    Certification Class: Social Media & People Research
    Ever needed to find an address, phone number, or social media profile for a person? Come learn how to use public records and  research strategies to locate birth certificates, property records, facebook profiles, and more! This class…
  • Feb 1

    Certification Class: Regulation

    Certification Class: Regulation
    Research in the regulations promulgated by administrative agencies is an important component of U.S. legal work. This class will augment what you learn in law school courses and will include finding regulations, working with the…
Rank this Week: 3104

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 2

    Spring is coming early!

    Spring is coming early!
    Punxsutawney Phil did not see his shadow this morning–so spring is on its way!  In case you are wondering, neither did the Canadian groundhog Shubenacadie Sam, Staten Island Chuck, or Georgia’s General Beau Lee. For our…
  • Feb 1

    The Iowa Caucuse

    The Iowa Caucuse
    The Iowa Caucuses are a mystery to many people.  We understand that they occur and that the outcome can have a great impact on the eventual outcomes of the Convention’s candidate decisions, but how do they work exactly and how do…
  • Jan 26

    Watching for Punxsutwaney Phil

    Watching for Punxsutwaney Phil
    This semester you may notice that you again accrue fines if you keep library items past their return time.  The librarians want to assure that everybody has access to our resources, and charging for items that are overdue will help…
Rank this Week: 3322

Legal Research is EASY

Legal Research is EASY

Covers basic legal research. By Bret Christensen.

http://legalresearchiseasy.blogspot.com/
  • Feb 1

    Word of the Month for February 2016: Domestic Violence

    Word of the Month for February 2016: Domestic Violence
    For the record, during the months of November through January, the legal world, for the most part, slows down.  For the most part.  Today, we've had three domestic violence cases come through out doors and one of them involved a guy…
  • Jan 25

    Tell Me A Story

    Tell Me A Story
    The other day I had an attorney come up to me and asked if I would be a soundboard.  Seems attorney was going into trial in a day, or so, and needed some critique on their opening statement to the jury.45 mintues later, my brain had…
  • Jan 18

    They See You When You're Sleeping

    They See You When You're Sleeping
    Did you know that each time you run a search in Google (the #1 search engine), team Google saves your key words and the links you click on.  Team Google then sells that data to vendors who then target you with specific ads based on past…
Rank this Week: 3770

Law Library Blog

Law Library Blog

From the University of British Columbia Law Library.

http://law.library.ubc.ca/category/blog/
  • Feb 1

    New Books at the Law Library – February 1, 2016

    New Books at the Law Library – February 1, 2016
    LAW LIBRARY reference room (level 2): KE8440 .D44 2015 Ronald Joseph Delisle et al., Evidence: Principles and Problems, 11th ed. (Toronto: Carswell, 2015). LAW LIBRARY reference room (level 2): KD7177 .B8 2016 Edward Bullen et al. , Bullen…
  • Jan 25

    New Books at the Law Library – January 25, 2016

    New Books at the Law Library – January 25, 2016
    LAW LIBRARY level 3: KE602 .P39 2015 Julien D. Payne, Marilyn A. Payne, Child Support Guidelines in Canada, 2015 (Toronto: Irwin Law, 2015). Online access: http://site.ebrary.com/lib/ubc/docDetail.action?docID=11092599 LAW LIBRARY level 3:…
  • Jan 18

    New Books at the Law Library – January 18, 2016

    New Books at the Law Library – January 18, 2016
    LAW LIBRARY level 3: HD58.6 .W67 2015 Robert C. Worthington, Negotiation: Principles, Tips, and Tactics for Successful Deal-Making (Toronto: LexisNexis Canada Inc., 2015). LAW LIBRARY level 3: HG8123.C3 B67 2015 Jason A. Swales & Erdem…
Rank this Week: 4185

ThomChat

ThomChat

Thomas Jefferson School of Law Library Blog

http://tjsllibrary.wordpress.com
  • Jan 29

    Bluebook Trainings Offered This Semester

    Bluebook Trainings Offered This Semester
    The training provides an overview of The Bluebook and citation rules. Specifically: Introduction/structure of The Bluebook; Tabbing The Bluebook; Elements of basic citation form, rules, and exercises; Use of introductory signals and short…
  • Jan 4

    New Year, New Law

    New Year, New Law
    New Year, New Laws, by Sara Randazzo and Max Rust From coast to coast in 2016, new laws are going into effect regulating everything from where guns can be carried to how children are immunized. More than a dozen states … Continue…
  • Dec 9

    Yale Finds Error in Legal Stylebook: Harvard Did Not Create It

    Yale Finds Error in Legal Stylebook: Harvard Did Not Create It
    Having some trouble with The Bluebook? You are not alone! Our reference librarians are always available and happy to help you with navigating The Bluebook. Yale Finds Error in Legal Stylebook: Harvard Did Not Create It by The…
Rank this Week: 4183

Scholarly Communications @ Duke

Scholarly Communications @ Duke

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

http://blogs.library.duke.edu/scholcomm/
  • Jan 29

    Should you #DeleteAcademiaEdu?

    Should you #DeleteAcademiaEdu?
    [ Note: Many readers of this blog have probably heard by now that Kevin Smith, who has been the primary author here, will soon be leaving Duke to be the Dean of Libraries at the University of Kansas. We do intend to keep the blog going, and…
  • Jan 6

    Copyright MOOCs, new and refreshed

    Copyright MOOCs, new and refreshed
    When my colleagues Anne Gilliland and Lisa Macklin and I released our first Coursera MOOC about copyright, called Copyright for Educators and Librarians, we were very pleased with the reaction.  Although our enrollment for that first…
  • Dec 15

    Rebels in the Campus Bookstore

    Rebels in the Campus Bookstore
    A guest post by Will Cross, Director of Copyright and Digital Scholarship at North Carolina State University As the semester winds down most normal people are sweating through final projects, scheduling visits with family and friends, or…
Rank this Week: 2308