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Pappas Law Library Blog

Pappas Law Library Blog

From the Boston University School of Law.

http://bulawinteractive.org/libraryblog/
  • Jul 22

    The Importance of Being…Earnestly Connected.

    The Importance of Being…Earnestly Connected.
    Having just returned from the annual conference of the American Association of Law Libraries in Philadelphia I am in a reflective mood about the importance and benefits of “connection.” While in today’s hyper-socially…
  • Jul 9

    PressDisplay

    PressDisplay
    Curious about world news?  Through PressDisplay, you have access to over 4,000 newspapers in 60 languages from 100 countries.  When using this resource, you can either browse recent articles, or limit your search by topic or country…
  • Jul 6

    20th Edition of the Bluebook

    20th Edition of the Bluebook
    We have just gotten our copies of the new edition of the Bluebook on our desks.  Most of the changes look to be tinkering with the existing rules.  Changes we hoped might be coming, like more flexibility in citing to online versions…
Rank this Week: 1363

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/
  • Jul 16

    Tech Thursday: Protecting Your Devices From Theft

    Tech Thursday: Protecting Your Devices From Theft
    These days we spend most of our efforts protecting our devices from spyware or viruses, but let's not forget about theft. In his article "How to: Protect your devices from theft", PC & Tech Authority's Mike Bedford writes: "Laptops,…
  • Jul 9

    Tech Thursday: New Email Account Theft Scam

    Tech Thursday: New Email Account Theft Scam
    The FTC’s Office of Technology Research and Investigation has issued a warning for a new email scam. Techlicious' Fox Van Allen writes "Beware of unsolicited text messages requesting verification codes. According to the United States…
  • Jul 2

    Tech Thursday: Locking Down Your Phone

    Tech Thursday: Locking Down Your Phone
    In this day and age, it's now more important than ever to make sure your Smartphone is safe from hacks and cyberattacks. ZDNet's article "Need to lock down your phone? These security apps are some of the best" lists six...
Rank this Week: 825

The Competitive Edge

The Competitive Edge

Musings from the librarians of the Cornell Law Library on library resources, research tips and news.

http://blog.law.cornell.edu/library
  • Jun 29

    We’re Hiring – Student Assistant Position Available

    We’re Hiring – Student Assistant Position Available
    Senior Public Services Student Assistant Level IV Contact: Kathy Hartman Keh7@cornell.edu Summary description: Works independently at the circulation service desk assisting patrons and performing a variety of library tasks including assisting…
  • Jun 22

    New Books List – June 2015

    New Books List – June 2015
    Every month the Cornell Law Library adds new titles to its collection. The most recent additions for June 2015 are posted, here. A few highlights from this month’s additions are featured below. The Changing Face of American Banking…
  • Jun 16

    Notice: Limited Hours June 18-June 19

    Notice: Limited Hours June 18-June 19
Rank this Week: 1497

ThomChat

ThomChat

Thomas Jefferson School of Law Library Blog

http://tjsllibrary.wordpress.com
  • Jun 26

    U.S. Supreme Court Upholds Same Sex Marriage

    U.S. Supreme Court Upholds Same Sex Marriage
    The United States Supreme Court has issued its opinion regarding same sex marriage in the case of Obergefell v. Hodges. The Court found that the 14th Amendment’s Due Process and Equal Protection Clauses require a State to issue a…
  • Jun 25

    U.S. Supreme Court Issues Opinion Upholding the Affordable Care Act Tax Credit Provision

    U.S. Supreme Court Issues Opinion Upholding the Affordable Care Act Tax Credit Provision
    The U.S. Supreme Court issued a 6-3 opinion in King v. Burwell today, holding that the Affordable Care Act’s tax credits are available to individuals in states with a Federal Health Exchange. Noting that this issue is one of deep…
  • Jun 18

    Upcoming Supreme Court Decision About the Affordable Care Act: A Matter of Statutory Interpretation

    Upcoming Supreme Court Decision About the Affordable Care Act: A Matter of Statutory Interpretation
    The U.S. Supreme Court is expected to issue a decision in the coming weeks about the Affordable Care Act in the case of King v. Burwell.  The stakes are high, because this decision could invalidate tax benefits for 4.2…
Rank this Week: 1428

Librarian on the Edge

Librarian on the Edge

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

http://librariansonedge.blogspot.com
  • Dec 3

    One more time out of the gate

    One more time out of the gate
       I just got a contract from Chandos/Elsevier to write my third book - Fifty specialty libraries in New York City: From botany to magic. It has been a long struggle to get a publisher for this - funny becase I consider this to be,…
  • Jul 3

    Always a lucky winner - or, Fear and reading in Las Vega

    Always a lucky winner - or, Fear and reading in Las Vega
    Up at 4 am for a flight to LA on Virgin America which had the cheapest flights unfortunately.  Unfortunately because we had a long layover at LAX's ultra-dreadful Terminal 3 before going on to Vegas. TSA torture went reasonably fast and…
  • Dec 12

    The reviews are in

    The reviews are in
    Not sure what happened here, but more than a year after my book was published, there was a sudden flood of supportive and insightful reviews. More information is at the official book page at googlethis.com. “The author presents…
Rank this Week: 1433

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: 1009

Strategic Librarian

Strategic Librarian

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

http://strategiclibrarian.com
  • 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…
  • Aug 29

    Storytelling: From Analytics to Qualitative Measurement

    Storytelling: From Analytics to Qualitative Measurement
    The articles in this post were originally highlighted in the Pinhawk Librarian News Digest. The following articles came together for me this morning and made me think about a memo I wrote early in my career.  It was to a managing partner…
  • Mar 25

    LAC Group & Rapid Research Solutions: R2S

    LAC Group & Rapid Research Solutions: R2S
    I’ve made a few career changes over the last few years, but nothing compares to what I am currently doing.  I was asked to join LAC Group last year and was very excited to start in July after discussions with law librarian,…
Rank this Week: 1377

Depraved Librarian

Depraved Librarian

A carnival of news and information about culture, law, music, technology and research. By Grace Lee.

http://depravedlibrarian.wordpress.com
Rank this Week: 935

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: 1425

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: 1191

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: 1330

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: 1332

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: 1392

Ballad in Plain E

Ballad in Plain E

Covers law libraries and library technicians.

http://www.balladinplaine.com
  • May 13

    Ballad in Plain E is going into hibernation

    Ballad in Plain E is going into hibernation
    I guess I knew this day would come, but surprisingly, I’m not sad about it. With lots of exciting but time-consuming things happening in my life lately, and a moderately successful new group blogging endeavour underway, I’m just…
  • Mar 26

    The value of law library staff: the position, or the person?

    The value of law library staff: the position, or the person?
    Karen over at Library Technician Dialog has just written a great post entitled “A Value Proposition“.  In it she explains something we’ve been thinking and talking about lately: why Winnipeg law firms don’t employ as…
  • Mar 24

    Ada Lovelace Day 2009: Marg Anderson and Darlene Taylor

    Ada Lovelace Day 2009: Marg Anderson and Darlene Taylor
    I’ve been thinking all day about who I might write about for Ada Lovelace Day, the day that celebrates women and technology. I realised that it would only be fitting to write about two women who taught me during my two years doing the…
Rank this Week: 1424

The BIALL Blog

The BIALL Blog

From the British and Irish Association of Law Librarians.

http://biall.blogspot.com/
  • Aug 3

    Behind the scenes of the first BIALL video!

    Behind the scenes of the first BIALL video!
    By now many of you may have seen BIALL has produced its first video. I've briefly talked about them in my recent Newsletter columns so I thought you might appreciate a bit more information on how this came about and how you can get involved…
  • Jul 23

    The BIALL Newsletter

    The BIALL Newsletter
    Just a quick post to let you know the BIALL Newsletter was published yesterday and is now available on our website!
  • Jul 20

    Law Wale

    Law Wale
    Law Wales, a new public service to provide improved access to legislation in Wales, together with explanatory narrative and information on devolved powers for Wales, was launched on Tuesday 14th July in Cardiff. This is an ambitious,…
Rank this Week: 4040

Due Process

Due Process

By the Georgetown Law Library.

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

    Reading Room Closed August 2-23

    Reading Room Closed August 2-23
    Due to the scheduled table refinishing the Reading Room will be closed August 2-23. Access is still available to the CLC, and to the scanner and copier area. Most of the reference collection is still available. Ask for at the circulation desk…
  • Jul 31

    Summer hours resume August 1

    Summer hours resume August 1
    Due to the bar exam and electrical work, library hours have recently been expanded and then contracted. As of August 1, 2015 our normal summer hours will resume. Please see the calendar page for opening and closing times.
  • Jul 31

    Pew Research on Public Opinion of the Supreme Court

    Pew Research on Public Opinion of the Supreme Court
    The Pew Research Center recently released an article  and report on public perception of the U.S. Supreme Court. As the Court reached the end of another term, Pew conducted a survey of over 2,000 adults and found that 61% of Republicans…
Rank this Week: 2055

Old Fox's KM blotter

Old Fox's KM blotter

Covers knowledge management.

http://0ldfox.blogspot.com/
  • Aug 2

    Big Brother

    Big Brother
    link"Today, Friday 31 July 2015, 9am CEST, WikiLeaks publishes "Target Tokyo", 35 Top Secret NSA targets in Japan including the Japanese cabinet and Japanese companies such as Mitsubishi, together with intercepts relating to US-Japan…
  • Jul 30

    How to Lie with Statistic

    How to Lie with Statistic
    linkHow to Lie with Statistics (1954) by Darrell Huff (July 15, 1913 – June 27, 2001) is an introduction to statistics for the general reader. It uses a breezy, non-mathematical approach to making…
  • Jul 29

    Homicide rates of western counties...

    Homicide rates of western counties...
    link •Reply•Share › Terry "OldFox" Seale  savannahchimp • 3 days agoPardon me, Mr. savannachimp, but I can't let that stand. You are shamelessly blowing total Hot Air up our skirts here and…
Rank this Week: 4050

Library Boy

Library Boy

Features legal research news. By Michel-Adrien Sheppard.

http://micheladrien.blogspot.com/
  • Aug 1

    Nominations Open for ABA Joutrnal Annual List of the 100 Best Legal Blog

    Nominations Open for ABA Joutrnal Annual List of the 100 Best Legal Blog
    Every year, the ABA Journal selects a Blawg 100 list (2014 list) of the best legal blogs based on input from readers.It is time once again for nominations. Nominations can be sent in until the end of the day Aug. 16, 2015.Here are the…
  • Aug 1

    Canadian Forum on Civil Justice July 2015 Access to Justice Newsletter

    Canadian Forum on Civil Justice July 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:an article on online divorcenews about the upcoming…
  • Jul 30

    Slaw Research Tips on Deep Linking

    Slaw Research Tips on Deep Linking
    Shaunna Mireau, Director of Knowledge Management and Process Improvement at the Alberta-based firm Field Law, has published a series of  Research Tips at Slaw.ca on how to create deep links to specific sub-collections in major Canadian…
Rank this Week: 2607

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/
  • Jul 31

    Good News About Employment for Law Grad

    Good News About Employment for Law Grad
    A recent press release from the National Association for Law Placement (NALP.org) states that “the overall employment rate for the Class of 2014 was 86.7% of graduates for whom employment status was known, the first year that the rate…
  • Jul 13

    2015 January 1Ls Argued in their Moot Court Competition

    2015 January 1Ls Argued in their Moot Court Competition
    POST WRITTEN BY: Cassandra Castellano (’17), J.D. Pace Law School & Lucie Olejnikova Pace Law School hosted its Annual Louis V. Fasulo Moot Court Competition for the 2015 January Class on July 8, 2015. About 40 lawyers and…
  • Jun 18

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

    Court Rules Uber Driver is an Employee, not an Independent Contractor
    The Superior Court of California, County of San Francisco, issued an opinion on an appeal of a Labor Commission decision in Uber Technologies, Inc. v. Berwick, CGC 15-546378. The plaintiff, Barbara Berwick, maintained she was an employee of…
Rank this Week: 3406

Law Librarians

Law Librarians

By Mark Giangrande and Joe Hodnicki.

http://llb2.com/
  • Jul 30

    Google Fights France On The Right To Be Forgotten — Worldwide

    Google Fights France On The Right To Be Forgotten — Worldwide
    Google was ordered by the Court of Justice for the European Union to delist individuals from search results under a “right to be forgotten.”  Other search engines had to comply with the order as well.  Certainly in the…
  • Jul 29

    A Few Quick Thoughts on Windows 10, Available Today

    A Few Quick Thoughts on Windows 10, Available Today
    Windows 10 is available for download today.  If anyone had noticed, there is a link in the notification tray for systems running Windows 7 and 8/8.1 offering a free upgrade that’s valid for a year.  I wasn’t part of the…
  • Jul 27

    Vizio Smart Televisions May Be Spying On You

    Vizio Smart Televisions May Be Spying On You
    Your smart TV may be spying on you if it’s manufactured by Vizio.  Don’t get me wrong.  I’m a big fan of the brand.  I’m on my second set, a 65 inch E Series.  That doesn’t mean I like…
Rank this Week: 2047

The Blackacre Times

The Blackacre Times

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

http://theblackacretimes.com/
  • Jul 30

    Social Security Amendments of 1965

    Social Security Amendments of 1965
    On this day in 1965,  President Lyndon B. Johnson signed the Social Security Amendments of 1965 into law. This act is notable because provisions within it created Medicare and Medicaid. Social Security Amendments of…
  • Jul 28

    Library Closed Through Sunday, Aug. 9

    Library Closed Through Sunday, Aug. 9
    Starting Tuesday, July 28, through Sunday, Aug. 9, the library will be closed in order to complete construction by Orientation. Library staff will be available by phone at 404-413-9100 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday. If…
  • Jul 23

    Free Federal Legal Research Resource

    Free Federal Legal Research Resource
    While many attorneys utilize Bloomberg Law, Lexis Advance, or WestlawNext to conduct federal legal research, there are plenty of free options that researchers can use to conduct legal research. Below is a selected list of free resources,…
Rank this Week: 3289

Law Library of Congress: News and…

Law Library of Congress: News and Events

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

http://www.loc.gov/law/news/
  • Jul 29

    New Features Added to Congress.gov Based on Customer Feedback

    New Features Added to Congress.gov Based on Customer Feedback
    Today on In Custodia Legis, the Law Library of Congress announced the July enhancements to Congress.gov. Based on customer feedback, Congress.gov added new features that help with accessibility and provide additional content. New items…
  • Jul 13

    Visions of Liberty: A Conversation with Ira Glasser and Bob Adelman

    Visions of Liberty: A Conversation with Ira Glasser and Bob Adelman
    Date: Monday, August 3, 2015 Time: 1:00 p.m. Place: Library of Congress, James Madison Building, Mumford Room (LM-649), 101 Independence Ave. S.E., Washington, D.C. 20540 Join us as we welcome world-renowned documentary photographer Bob…
  • Jun 19

    Canada Added to the Indigenous Law Portal

    Canada Added to the Indigenous Law Portal
    The Law Library of Congress is proud to open the Canadian portion of the Indigenous Law Portal (http://www.loc.gov/law/help/indigenous-law-guide/americas/north-america/canada/index.php). This new segment of the portal expands our coverage for…
Rank this Week: 4497

Ramsey County Law Library Blog

Ramsey County Law Library Blog

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

http://ramseylawlibrary.org/
  • Jul 29

    A Page-Turning Career

    A Page-Turning Career
    Following last Sunday’s front page feature in the Star Tribune, now is the time to recognize Minnesota Supreme Court Justice Alan Page, who must  retire next month when he turns 70 years old.  (This is the mandatory…
  • Jul 23

    Ramsey County Sheriff’s Department (and Some Interesting History)

    Ramsey County Sheriff’s Department (and Some Interesting History)
    Once upon a time a Minnesota prize fighter retired from the ring and went on to become a beloved public servant. Maybe Tommy Gibbons was not the first name that first came to your mind. Nonetheless, his story is that of…
  • Jul 15

    Beyond the Yellow Ribbon

    Beyond the Yellow Ribbon
    Last week the Second Judicial District’s Veterans Treatment Court was spotlighted in both the Star Tribune and Pioneer Press. Ramsey County’s newest problem-solving court was started in December of 2013 to respond to the…
Rank this Week: 2318

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
  • Jul 29

    Islamic Law: A Bibliography of Works Published in English, 2009-2014

    Islamic Law: A Bibliography of Works Published in English, 2009-2014
    The Law Library of Congress is proud to present a new report, Islamic Law: A Bibliography of Works Published in English, 2009-2014. This bibliography contains English-language books and articles within books that discuss Islamic law. The…
  • Jul 15

    Germany: Privatization of Air Traffic Control

    Germany: Privatization of Air Traffic Control
    The Law Library is proud to present a new report, Germany: Privatization of Air Traffic Control. The original wording of article 87d of the German Basic Law precluded privatization of air traffic administration. A first constitutional…
  • Jul 9

    Provisions on Child Abduction in Non-Hague Countrie

    Provisions on Child Abduction in Non-Hague Countrie
    The Law Library of Congress is proud to present a new report, Provisions on Child Abduction in Non-Hague Countries. This report covers laws on parental child abduction and the legal aid that may be available to parents of abducted children in…
Rank this Week: 4500

Barco 2.0 : Law Library Reference

Barco 2.0 : Law Library Reference

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

http://barcorefblog.blogspot.com/
  • Jul 28

    Georgia sues Public Resource for publishing annotated state code

    Georgia sues Public Resource for publishing annotated state code
    The ABA Journal reports that the state of Georgia is suing Carl Malamud's Puublic Resource organization for publishing the annotated code of Georgia online. His website provides members of the public access to a searchable and…
  • Jul 16

    An independent Copyright Office?

    An independent Copyright Office?
    The American Library Association - among others - has questioned a proposal from Congress to remove the Copyright Office from the Library of Congress and make it an independent agency according to Publishers Weekly. Called the CODE Act…
  • Jul 15

    New trial FOIA policy for some federal agencie

    New trial FOIA policy for some federal agencie
    Reporters Committee for the Freedom of the Press reports that several federal government agencies recently announced a trial program of  a “Release-to-One is Release-to-All” policy. Under the program, documents responsive to…
Rank this Week: 1594

Class Action Countermeasures

Class Action Countermeasures

Covers class action defense. By McGuireWoods LLP.

http://www.classactioncountermeasures.com
  • Jul 28

    Amicus Brief in Campbell-Ewald v Gomez (Rule 68)

    Amicus Brief in Campbell-Ewald v Gomez (Rule 68)
    Last Wednesday, Lawyers for Civil Justice filed its amicus brief in Campbell-Ewald Corp. v. Gomez, the case in which the Supreme Court will finally rule on whether Rule 68 offers of judgment (or equivalent settlement offers) can moot a…
  • Jul 7

    Perfecting the (European) Class Action

    Perfecting the (European) Class Action
    Last month, I got to experience what I consider a career highlight: I was invited to speak on “Perfecting the Class Action” at  Middle Temple.  The spiel I gave would be familiar to readers here (it was a basic ……
  • Jun 3

    How Entrepreneurial Are Entrepreneurial Class Actions?

    How Entrepreneurial Are Entrepreneurial Class Actions?
    Plaintiffs’ lawyer-turned-professor Morris Ratner has published a new article on making litigation costs a profit center for class action plaintiffs. You may remember he wrote about this issue before with Professor William Rubinstein.…
Rank this Week: 3905

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: 4073

Law Library Blog

Law Library Blog

From the University of British Columbia Law Library.

http://law.library.ubc.ca/category/blog/
  • Jul 27

    New Books at the Law Library – July 27, 2015

    New Books at the Law Library – July 27, 2015
    LAW LIBRARY level 3: LC1059 .I58 2015 British Columbia, Office of the Ombudsperson, In the Public Interest: Protecting Students Through Effective Oversight of Private Career Training Institutions (Victoria, B.C. : Office of the Ombudsperson,…
  • Jul 20

    New Books at the Law Library – July 20, 2015

    New Books at the Law Library – July 20, 2015
    LAW LIBRARY level 3: B808.67 .P47 2015 Marina A.L. Oshana, Personal Autonomy and Social Oppression: Philosophical Perspectives (New York: Routledge, Taylor & Francis Group, 2015). LAW LIBRARY level 3: KJC1340 .E97 2015 Cornelius Van Der…
  • Jul 13

    New Books at the Law Library – July 13, 2015

    New Books at the Law Library – July 13, 2015
    LAW LIBRARY level 3: HQ759.45 .B69 2015 Susan B. Boyd, Dorothy E. Chunn, Fiona Kelly & Wanda Wiegers, Autonomous Motherhood?: A Socio-Legal Study of Choice and Constraint (Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 2015). LAW LIBRARY level 3:…
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Legal Research is EASY

Legal Research is EASY

Covers basic legal research. By Bret Christensen.

http://legalresearchiseasy.blogspot.com/
  • Jul 27

    Big Brother at its "best"

    Big Brother at its "best"
    Why do people blog about stuff they blog about?  While I generally talk about things legal, today I have a bug in my shorts and feel the need to rant.So, I was reading an article about a winery who was fined $115,000 for allowing…
  • Jul 20

    A better mousetrap

    A better mousetrap
    One of the things I like about working at a law library is the fact that every day is different.  Yes, I do some of the same things but we get new and interesting questions every day.  Some questions I file away as experience and…
  • Jul 14

    Cardnal Sin

    Cardnal Sin
    I know I shouldn't do it but I really feel really sorry for some people. I mean, I sit at the reference desk and to listen to all the problems of the world and I really want to help with a a few "suggestions"  because some people are…
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Law Library & Technology Blog

Law Library & Technology Blog

From the George Mason University School of Law.

http://blog.law.gmu.edu/library/
  • Jul 27

    GOOD LUCK ON THE BAR EXAM!

    GOOD LUCK ON THE BAR EXAM!
  • Jul 13

    Preparing for the Bar Exam

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

    HAPPY FOURTH OF JULY!

    HAPPY FOURTH OF JULY!
    Independence Day marks the adoption of the Declaration of Independence on July 4, 1776. But what exactly is this document?  It is printed in Statutes at Large.  It is included in the United States Code as one of…
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UB Law Library Blog

UB Law Library Blog

Features news from the UB Law Library.

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

    #MotivationalMonday: Listen to Coach

    #MotivationalMonday: Listen to Coach
    This is it. The last Monday before the bar. You’ve had an incredible journey so there’s only one thing to leave you with—Coach Taylor. Let’s be honest, the man knows how to do a pep talk. How could we feature only one?…
  • Jul 24

    New Law Library hours schedule starting July 27

    New Law Library hours schedule starting July 27
    The Law Library schedule of hours will be changing beginning next week.  On Monday, July 27, the Law Library will be open from 9:00 a.m. – 9:00 p.m., then on Tuesday, July 28, we’ll begin to follow our late summer schedule of…
  • Jul 20

    #MotivationalMonday: Don’t Get Discouraged!

    #MotivationalMonday: Don’t Get Discouraged!
    Well it’s all downhill now, isn’t it? July is mostly over. Three years worth of work (and the past month and a half of intensive prep) is leading up to two days. Don’t get discouraged like Rudy. Don’t let those doubts…
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The Running Librarian

The Running Librarian

Covers legal publishing and web 2.0. By James Mullan.

http://www.therunninglibrarian.co.uk/
  • Jul 27

    Changing the intranets conversation

    Changing the intranets conversation
    Changing of the guardAn article on the CMS Wire website that has garnered much attention from the intranet community on Twitter and other sites is an article called "Changing the Intranets Conversation"In the article, the author begins by…
  • Jul 25

    Running a virtual race...or two...

    Running a virtual race...or two...
    POW Virtual Runner 10k medalFor those of you who following my running on Runkeeper or Strava (probably not many) you may have noticed that I've been running a few "virtual" races recently. These aren't races where you sit on your sofa with a…
  • Jun 30

    Intranet resources - June 2015

    Intranet resources - June 2015
    This is becoming something of a habit now, which is probably a good thing. This month I have found 5 articles on intranets which I found particularly intranet. I hope you enjoy them as much as I did!If you're looking for a good introduction…
Rank this Week: 4038

BLAWg IN Bloom: The Indiana Law…

BLAWg IN Bloom: The Indiana Law Library Blog

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

http://www.law.indiana.edu/lawlibrary/blawg
  • Jul 24

    Brace Yourselves…Bar Exam is Coming

    Brace Yourselves…Bar Exam is Coming
    You made it through three years of Socratic method, issue-spotting, and cite-checking, only to be plunged, post-graduation, right into the longest study hall you’ve ever attended.  But here we are, two months later, and the bar…
  • Jun 15

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

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

    Legacies Captured in Art

    Legacies Captured in Art
    When you think of art, one of the last places that probably comes to mind is the law library. Yet, it is replete with artistic touches – an old panoramic print of the graduating class of 1913 in Dunn’s Woods hangs over the copy…
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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/
  • Jul 24

    Happy Retirement, Joe Wynne!

    Happy Retirement, Joe Wynne!
    Systems Librarian Joe Wynne is retiring on July 24th after 37 years of service to The University. Most faculty and staff at the Law School know him, as do many in the library profession. Joe, who joined the Law School in 1978 as a cataloger,…
  • Jul 22

    Virginia Lawyer: Mindfulness in Law Schools and Legal Practice

    Virginia Lawyer: Mindfulness in Law Schools and Legal Practice
    The June 2015 issue of the Virginia Lawyer features an article by U.Va. law librarian Kristin Glover, "Mindfulness in Law Schools and Legal Practice." The article discusses the emergence of mindfulness programs at U.Va. and other law schools.…
  • Jul 13

    Extended Hours for Bar Exam Prep

    Extended Hours for Bar Exam Prep
    We're extending our hours this Saturday and Sunday for our students who are preparing for the bar exam. We'll be open both days from 8am to 9pm. Best of luck with the exam! - The Law Library Staff
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Mendik Matters

Mendik Matters

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

http://www.mendikmatters.org/
  • Jul 17

    Happy Birthday ADA!

    Happy Birthday ADA!
    Twenty-five years ago, on July 26, 1990, President George H.W. Bush signed the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, 101 Pub. L. No. 336, 104 Stat. 327.  The ADA is one of America’s most comprehensive pieces of civil rights…
  • Jun 3

    2015 Summer Research Challenge

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

    Study Aid

    Study Aid
    Did you know the Library has a selection of study aids that some students find helpful in preparing for final exams?  These materials are designed to supplement – not replace – your own outlines and class notes and…
Rank this Week: 2030

TS-SIS / OBS-SIS

TS-SIS / OBS-SIS

From the Technical Services Special Interest Section and the Online Bibliographic Services Special Interest Section of the American Association of Law Libraries.

http://tssis.blogspot.com/
  • Jul 17

    TS-SIS Nominating Committee report

    TS-SIS Nominating Committee report
    TS colleagues: the 2014/15 annual report for the TS-SIS Nominating Committee is here.Thanks!------------------------------Kevin CareyTechnical Services LibrarianThe Ohio State University Moritz Law LibraryColumbus, Ohio
  • Jul 16

    Technical Services Law Librarian annual report

    Technical Services Law Librarian annual report
    Colleagues:The Technical Services Law Librarian (TSLL) annual report for 2014-2015 is available here.If you have any questions or comments, TSLL is on the agendas for the TS and OBS business meetings in…
  • Jul 16

    TS-SIS Preservation Committee will not meet at Annual

    TS-SIS Preservation Committee will not meet at Annual
    Good afternoon,Please note that the TS-SIS Preservation Committee will not meet at Annual.(it was scheduled for 3:15-4:30 on Monday)Committee will continue its work via email and teleconferencing throughout the…
Rank this Week: 4060

Boston College Legal Eagle

Boston College Legal Eagle

Features news and research updates from the legal information librarians at Boston College Law School.

http://bclegaleagle.blogspot.com/
  • Jul 17

    Using Legal Citation Tools and More

    Using Legal Citation Tools and More
    Boston College Law students and faculty have access to a number of citation formatting tools.  These tools can help you to format a single citation on demand or assist you in checking all legal citations in an entire document.…
  • Jul 13

    New Google custom search engine for open access law journal

    New Google custom search engine for open access law journal
    Annette Demers, the Associate Dean of Law Library and Legal Research Services at the University of Windsor in Canada has created a new Google Custom Search of open access law journals in the U.S., Canada and Europe.  This new meta…
  • Jul 13

    Statescape -- free portal for tracking legislation and regulations in the 50 state

    Statescape -- free portal for tracking legislation and regulations in the 50 state
    Statescape is a subscription legislative and regulatory tracking service, monitoring all 50 states and many U.S. territories and municipalities.  However, it maintains a wonderful and very extensive portal to state legislative and…
Rank this Week: 4063

Oregon Legal Research

Oregon Legal Research

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

http://blog.oregonlegalresearch.com/
  • Jul 17

    Oregon Lawyer Ethics: When Lawyers Sue Lawyers for Ethical Breaches (The Bee, Editorial)

    Oregon Lawyer Ethics: When Lawyers Sue Lawyers for Ethical Breaches (The Bee, Editorial)
    “Ethics and the Law in Oregon, spotlighted by a local lawyer,” editorial, The Bee, July 2015 (Vol. 109, No. 11) Excerpt: “We have heard comments for quite some time, from folks in the legal profession, suggesting that large…
  • Jul 16

    Oregon U.S.D.Ct. Chief Judge Ann Aiken a 2015 Fastcase 50 Winner

    Oregon U.S.D.Ct. Chief Judge Ann Aiken a 2015 Fastcase 50 Winner
    “The Fastcase 50 for 2015 highlights entrepreneurs, innovators, and trailblazers — people who have charted a new course for the delivery of legal services….“
  • Jul 10

    Bubbles in MOOC-land

    Bubbles in MOOC-land
    “Understanding the MOOC moment,“ by Prof. Randal Picker (guest-blogging) July 10 at Volokh Conspiracy. (Professor Picker’s website, or maybe this website.) Excerpt: “Next Monday, I am launching a new free…
Rank this Week: 2118

Guilford Centre Weblog

Guilford Centre Weblog

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

http://guildfordlibrary.wordpress.com
  • Jul 16

    Summer Vacation opening hour

    Summer Vacation opening hour
    The Library and LRC IT Rooms are open as normal until Friday 24th July, but will be closed on Saturday 25th & Sunday 26th July. From Monday 27th July to Friday 25th September the Library & LRC rooms will be open as…
  • May 19

    A-Z List of Law Report

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

    Commercial awareness now as important and legal knowledge

    Commercial awareness now as important and legal knowledge
    to read the full article just sign in or register here:
Rank this Week: 4053

ZiefBrief

ZiefBrief

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

http://ziefbrief.typepad.com/ziefbrief/
  • Jul 15

    Bloomberg Law Monitoring Tool

    Bloomberg Law Monitoring Tool
    Bloomberg Law, available to all USF Law current faculty, staff, and students, offers a number of cutting-edge current awareness tools. One to use if you're working in a regulation-heavy field -- the Monitor Regulators tool. Go to the…
  • May 24

    Summer Research Desk Hour

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

    New Case Law Research Tool: Ravel

    New Case Law Research Tool: Ravel
    Law students who are interested in exploring the latest in online legal research tools may want to check out Ravel Law. Unlike Lexis and Westlaw, Ravel gives you a visual display of a case law search result so that you...
Rank this Week: 2486

Scholarly Communications @ Duke

Scholarly Communications @ Duke

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

http://blogs.library.duke.edu/scholcomm/
  • Jul 15

    Can this gulf be bridged?

    Can this gulf be bridged?
    Litigants in court cases often disagree sharply about the law and its application to the facts, so it is probably not a surprise that the briefs filed in the District Court’s re-examination of its ruling in the Georgia State copyright…
  • Jul 2

    An international perspective on statutory damage

    An international perspective on statutory damage
    It has been a long time since we discussed statutory damages in this space.  Statutory damages are, of course, the high monetary damages that rights holders can elect when they sue someone for infringement.  Instead of having…
  • Jun 11

    This is a solution?

    This is a solution?
    Ever since it appeared, I knew I should write about this new report concerning  orphan works that the Copyright Office issued earlier this month.  But, to be honest, I have been on vacation, and have not had a chance to read…
Rank this Week: 1896

Quo Vadis?

Quo Vadis?

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

http://camdenlaw.wordpress.com/
  • Jul 14

    A Change in Leadership

    A Change in Leadership
    With the end of the 2014-15 academic year comes the end of an era. In May, long-time library director, Anne Dalesandro, announced that she: will be stepping down from the library directorship on June 30th and will begin a six-month research…
  • Sep 9

    Law360

    Law360
    Rutgers School of Law-Camden students and faculty can now enjoy unlimited access to Law360! In the past, Law360 resources had been accessible through Lexis.com or Lexis Advance; all of those resources are now available through the stand-alone…
  • Sep 9

    Law360

    Law360
    Rutgers School of Law-Camden students and faculty can now enjoy unlimited access to Law360! In the past, Law360 resources had been accessible through Lexis.com or Lexis Advance; all of those resources are now available through the stand-alone…
Rank this Week: 3622

Strictly Legal - The Birkbeck Law…

Strictly Legal - The Birkbeck Law Librarian's Blog

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

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

    HM Inspector of Prisons for England & Wales Annual Report

    HM Inspector of Prisons for England & Wales Annual Report
    The most recent annual report from Her Majesty's Inspector of Prisons, covering 2014/15 has been published today.It includes sections on men in prison, women in prison, children in custody, immigration detention and police custody. It has…
  • Jul 6

    Judicial Committee of the Privy Council - finding judgments and case paper

    Judicial Committee of the Privy Council - finding judgments and case paper
    A number of Privy Council decisions are already available via BAILII (the British and Irish Legal Information Institute). Included are all decisions from 1996 as well as selected historical decisions from the early 19th century onwards. The…
  • Jun 16

    Institute of Advanced Legal Studies library - Summer opening hour

    Institute of Advanced Legal Studies library - Summer opening hour
    From Saturday 13 June to Friday 11 September 2015 IALS Library will operate the following summer vacation hours:     Monday to Friday: 09:00 to 20:00 (Last admission to Library at 19:45)       …
Rank this Week: 4072

Jurisdynamics

Jurisdynamics

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

http://jurisdynamics.blogspot.com/
  • Jul 11

    Sinking, fast and slow: Bifurcating beta in financial and behavioral space

    Sinking, fast and slow: Bifurcating beta in financial and behavioral space
    James Ming Chen, Sinking, Fast and Slow: Bifurcating Beta in Financial and Behavioral Space, available at http://bit.ly/SinkingFastSlow or http://ssrn.com/abstract=2629541: Modern portfolio theory accords symmetrical treatment to all…
  • Jun 9

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

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

    Legal signal processing

    Legal signal processing
    James Ming Chen, Legal Signal Processing, available at http://ssrn.com/abstract=2614273 or http://bit.ly/DigitalSignalProcessing: It makes more economic sense to prepare for disaster in advance than it does to stage heroic relief efforts…
Rank this Week: 1541

VLLB Linkblog

VLLB Linkblog

By Steve Matthews.

http://vllblinks.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 4021