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Law Library Letter

Law Library Letter

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

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

    Summary 2014 WY 62

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

    Summary 2014 WY 61

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

    Summary 2014 WY 60

    Summary 2014 WY 60
    Summary of Decision May 8, 2014Justice Fox delivered the opinion of the Court. Affirmed.Case Name: GILBERT ORTIZ, JR. v. THE STATE OF WYOMINGDocket Number: S-13-0127URL: http://www.courts.state.wy.us/Opinions.aspxAppeal from the District…
Rank this Week: 868

Biddleblog

Biddleblog

Shares the latest news and events at Biddle and legal research tips. By the librarians of the Biddle Law Library and the University of Pennsylvania Law School.

https://www.law.upenn.edu/blogs/library/
  • Mar 19

    Extra! Extra! NYTimes.com Access for Penn Law!

    Extra! Extra! NYTimes.com Access for Penn Law!
    Penn Law faculty, current students, and staff now have online access to the New York Times at NYTimes.com and through smartphone apps. Registration is required.
  • Mar 12

    Highlighted Archives Collection: The Penn Law Review

    Highlighted Archives Collection: The Penn Law Review
    A look at the Penn Law Archives collection of the oldest continuously published law journal in the United States…
  • Mar 5

    New Library Acquisitions: February 2014

    New Library Acquisitions: February 2014
    Biddle Law Library continues to acquire new print and electronic titles.Take a look at our recent acquisitions!
Rank this Week: 865

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: 1107

Utah State Law Library Blog

Utah State Law Library Blog

Provides information about Utah legal research, self-help resources, new books and briefs.

http://www.utcourts.gov/lawlibrary/blog/
  • Mar 14

    So Long, Blog

    So Long, Blog
    Dear loyal blog readers: We are retiring the Utah State Law Library blog after more than four years and 800+ posts. The blog has been a great way for library staff to share library news, new forms, court resources and...
  • Mar 7

    SLC Infobase

    SLC Infobase
    The Salt Lake City's website provides a wealth of resources for SLC residents, including information about the city justice court, city services like garbage pickup or snow removal, and city council news. If you're interested in some historic…
  • Mar 4

    National Consumer Protection Week

    National Consumer Protection Week
    March 3-9, 2013 is National Consumer Protection Week (NCPW). Organizations from around the nation developed National Consumer Protection week to make people aware of their consumer rights and help them make better financial decisions. The…
Rank this Week: 1002

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: 988

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: 1015

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 26

    Have you changed your Westlaw password recently?

    Have you changed your Westlaw password recently?
    As Westlaw is working to improve their user security, your friendly librarians at VLS are reminding you not forget to change your Westlaw password. Changing a new password is quick and easy by taking the following steps: Please log into…
  • Jan 20

    What’s New for 2015?

    What’s New for 2015?
    Beginning in 2015, we are happy to announce a new database added to our subscribed database collection — Fastcase. Fastcase is the leading next-generation legal research service that is accessed by more than 500,000 lawyers. Twenty-one…
  • Nov 24

    Library Hours Update for Thanksgiving and Winter Break

    Library Hours Update for Thanksgiving and Winter Break
    Thanksgiving Hours:   Wednesday, November 26 8am – 5pm Thursday, November 27 closed Friday, November 28 9am – 5pm Saturday, November 29 9am – 5pm Sunday, November 30 9am – midnight​ Exam…
Rank this Week: 1368

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/
  • Jan 26

    Lawyers Fighting for Children

    Lawyers Fighting for Children
    Kids often need lawyers, too. A new book from the ABA shows the ways that lawyers make a difference. Changing Lives: Lawyers Fighting for Children (Lourdes M. Rosado ed., 2014) has chapters by lawyers from around the country about…
  • Jan 20

    Add Some Drama to Your Life--Outside Law School!

    Add Some Drama to Your Life--Outside Law School!
    The UW School of Drama trains actors, directors, set designers, and others, and it offers high-quality entertainment right here on campus at bargain rates. This quarter, you could see any of these plays:Yellow Face,by David Henry HwangJan. 22…
  • Jan 13

    Your Inventive Neighbor

    Your Inventive Neighbor
    Corporate Counsel reports that Big Blue, Not Apple, Not Google, Got the Most Patents in 2014 (Jan. 12). So IBM ("Big Blue"), founded in 1911, is still very active in the invention biz. The story drew upon a study by IFI Claims Patent Services…
Rank this Week: 1374

Lachance on Law

Lachance on Law

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

http://lachanceonlaw.wordpress.com/
  • Jan 26

    Look to your left, look to your right…

    Look to your left, look to your right…
    …One of you won’t be here next year. Variations of that famous phrase, according to legend, are routinely directed at first year law students, though now mostly in jest. Many people have been credited as being the first to warn…
  • Jan 21

    Confessions of a failed hand model

    Confessions of a failed hand model
    With a title like that, you might not expect that this is a post about Alternative Business Structures (ABS) in the legal profession. Bear with me and I’ll get to the point. Ten years ago, my hand modelling career ended abruptly after…
  • Jan 20

    Are your spidey-senses tingling?

    Are your spidey-senses tingling?
    A spider knows instantly when a fresh meal has been ensnared in its web. Through a physiology that permits even the tiniest external vibrations to be felt directly by its nervous system, spiders are phenomenally attuned to their environment…
Rank this Week: 1761

VALLTalk

VALLTalk

From the Virginia Association of Law Libraries.

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

    VALL Strategic Plan (Proposed)

    VALL Strategic Plan (Proposed)
    On behalf of the VALL Strategic Planning Committee, please find attached the draft Strategic Plan for VALL that has been proposed by the committee to the Executive Board.  This plan was prepared after a process that included a VALL…
  • Jan 20

    In and Around VALL

    In and Around VALL
    Congratulations to Suzanne Corriell who will start a new position as associate circuit librarian for the 4th Circuit in Richmond on Feb. 9! Suzanne who is associate director for reference, research and instructional services for the…
  • Jan 20

    VLA Council Meeting, Jan. 9, 2015

    VLA Council Meeting, Jan. 9, 2015
    From Suzanne Corriell (standing in for Terry Long) The dates listed in the agenda MAY change, but notice about that will be given in the next 2 weeks.  The 2014 End-of-Year finances are on the vla.org site, under the Calendar link.…
Rank this Week: 1376

Old Fox's KM blotter

Old Fox's KM blotter

Covers knowledge management.

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

    Why is the Colt Python So Popular?

    Why is the Colt Python So Popular?
    The Rock Island Auction Blog: Why is the Colt Python So Popular?linkThis is a somewhat interesting but mostly lame article on the Best Handgun.  No mention of Ted Tedford, production quantities by year, variations in the grips, trivia,…
  • Jan 20

    Mark Wahlberg v. Marc Rich...

    Mark Wahlberg v. Marc Rich...
    link1 of Mark Wahlberg's victims says he shouldn't be pardonedBy PHILIP MARCELO and RODRIQUE NGOWI11 hours ago.BOSTON (AP) — A victim of one of Mark Wahlberg's racially motivated attacks as a teenage delinquent in segregated Boston…
  • Jan 17

    Wong, wong, wong, you lacist pig!

    Wong, wong, wong, you lacist pig!
Rank this Week: 1369

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 23

    USF Email Restored

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

    No Research Librarian Sat. 1/31/15

    No Research Librarian Sat. 1/31/15
    There will be no Research Librarian on duty Saturday, January 31, 2015.
  • Jan 22

    USF Email Down Today

    USF Email Down Today
    If you're trying to get in touch with anyone at USF, be aware that USF's email is down today. Faculty and staff haven't been receiving incoming emails since early this morning. We have not received any information on when this...
Rank this Week: 1262

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/
  • Jan 23

    NILL added new content to the Indian Law Bulletins on 1/23

    NILL added new content to the Indian Law Bulletins on 1/23
    * U.S. Courts of Appeals Bulletin http://www.narf.org/nill/bulletins/cta/2015cta.htmlRancheria v. Jewell (land into trust; gaming)* State Courts Bulletinhttp://www.narf.org/nill/bulletins/state/2015state.htmlMiccosukee Tribe of Indians of…
  • Jan 16

    NILL added new content to the Indian Law Bulletins on 1/16

    NILL added new content to the Indian Law Bulletins on 1/16
    * U.S. Supreme Court Bulletin http://www.narf.org/nill/bulletins/sct/2014-2015update.htmlSee the Tribal Supreme Court Project's Update Memoranda for January 15, 2015.* State Courts…
  • Jan 12

    NILL added new content to the U.S. Supreme Court Bulletin on 1/11

    NILL added new content to the U.S. Supreme Court Bulletin on 1/11
    * U.S. Supreme Court Bulletin http://www.narf.org/nill/bulletins/sct/2014-2015update.htmlPetition for certiorari was filed in Wisconsin v. Lac Courte Oreilles Band of Lake Superior Chippewa Indians of Wisconsin (enforcement of judgment,…
Rank this Week: 1210

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/
  • Jan 22

    Spring 2015 Mindfulness Workshop

    Spring 2015 Mindfulness Workshop
    February 5 through April 2 Register now! What is mindfulness, & how is it helpful in law school/practice? Law students and attorneys across the country are using mindfulness techniques to improve their focus, manage stress, and…
  • Dec 17

    Yes, Virginia, There <i>is</i> an Arthur J. Morri

    Yes, Virginia, There &lt;i&gt;is&lt;/i&gt; an Arthur J. Morri
    Some of "The Many Faces of AJM" His name adorns the library entrance, extending a silent welcome to all in our community who seek to learn the law. Though he never utters a word aloud (it is a library, after all), his face faithfully greets…
  • Dec 15

    Breathing Through the Final Week of Exam

    Breathing Through the Final Week of Exam
    Breathe through the homestretch of finals period during our last two 15-minute guided meditation breaks of the semester -- Monday, December 15 at 12:30pm and Wednesday, December 17 at 3:30pm in the Law Library’s Klaus Room. Anytime…
Rank this Week: 1783

The Fred Parks Law Library Blog

The Fred Parks Law Library Blog

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

http://thefredparkslawlibrary.blogspot.com/
  • Jan 22

    Throwback Thursday: Memorial edition

    Throwback Thursday: Memorial edition
    By Heather Kushnerick, Special Collections Librarian & College ArchivistDean Garland Walker, 1980.        Thirty years ago, on January 21, 1985, South Texas College of Law held a memorial service for Dean Garland…
  • Jan 20

    Collection Spotlight - Texas Governor

    Collection Spotlight - Texas Governor
    by Barbara Szalkowski, Senior Catalog LibrarianNow Appearing in the Library!In recognition of the inauguration of a new Texas Governorthis week, we spotlight the biography ofMiriam A ("Ma") and James E. ("Pa") Ferguson,two of the more…
  • Jan 13

    Westlaw Student Study Aids Troubleshooting

    Westlaw Student Study Aids Troubleshooting
    Several current students at South Texas College of Law have received the following error message when trying to access Student Study Aids in Westlaw:Apparently that portion of Westlaw works best using the Microsoft Explorer browser.  If…
Rank this Week: 1405

The Blackacre Times

The Blackacre Times

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

http://theblackacretimes.com/
  • Jan 22

    Magna Carta is 800 years old

    Magna Carta is 800 years old
    The year 2015 marks the 800th Anniversary of the signing of the Magna Carta by King John. The Magna Carta, or the Great Charter of Liberty, is widely viewed as the foundation for individual liberties and the rule of law. The history of the…
  • Jan 20

    Origins of the Martin L. King, Jr. Federal Holiday

    Origins of the Martin L. King, Jr. Federal Holiday
    By Darius Wood Martin Luther King, Jr.’s birthday is one of the ten federal holidays, and only one of two federal holidays that is for an individual – Washington’s Birthday is the other. “President Ronald Reagan signed…
  • Jan 16

    Interview Season is Upon Us, or Not All Those Who Wander Are Lost

    Interview Season is Upon Us, or Not All Those Who Wander Are Lost
    by Murtaza Khwaja The Judicial Clerkship Job Fair and the Public Sector Job Fair are both coming up in the next few weeks, and 1Ls are finally able to join the rest of us in applying for upcoming jobs, internships, and/or other positions.…
Rank this Week: 1837

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/
  • Jan 21

    New Ohio Video Available for Ohioans Called to Serve as Jurors in Ohio State Court

    New Ohio Video Available for Ohioans Called to Serve as Jurors in Ohio State Court
    A new video is now available for Ohioans who are called to serve as jurors in Ohio's state courts. This new video covers: What to expect during the jury selection process Procedures for jury deliberations Proper courtroom behavior It is...
  • Jan 15

    Tech Thursday: Free Online Background Check

    Tech Thursday: Free Online Background Check
    Doing a backgroung check on yourself now and then can be a good thing. In her article "How to do a free online background check", Kim Komando gives us a few reasons. She writes "There might be erroneous information about...
  • Jan 8

    Tech Thursday: Be Careful Of The Apps You Install

    Tech Thursday: Be Careful Of The Apps You Install
    Apps, we all have them on our phones. The trick is knowing which ones are "spying" on us. In her article "The Worst Apps for Privacy", Natasha Stokes writes that "...our smartphones are an even greater treasure trove of behavioral...
Rank this Week: 1364

BLS Library Blog

BLS Library Blog

Provides news and views on matters of interest to the Brooklyn Law School community.

http://www.blslibrary.com/
  • Jan 20

    BLS Library New Books List

    BLS Library New Books List
    The Brooklyn Law School Library New Books List for January 14, 2015 includes 88 items recently added to the collection. Among them is State and Federal Postconviction Remedies: Last Hopes by BLS Professor Ursula Bentele and Professor of Law…
  • Dec 19

    Library Hours During Winter Rece

    Library Hours During Winter Rece
    The Library hours for the coming weeks are as follows Friday, Dec. 19th      –    8 am – 10 pm Saturday Dec. 20th  –    9 am –  5 pm…
  • Dec 11

    Episode 092: Interview with Prof. Susan Herman

    Episode 092: Interview with Prof. Susan Herman
    Episode 092: Interview with Prof. Susan Herman.mp3 A New York Law Journal article Law Students Speak Out Against Grand Jury Decisions reports that law students and faculty across the state are speaking out against the recent grand jury…
Rank this Week: 1478

ThomChat

ThomChat

Thomas Jefferson School of Law Library Blog

http://tjsllibrary.wordpress.com
  • Jan 20

    Why Law Students and Job Seekers Need Business Card

    Why Law Students and Job Seekers Need Business Card
    Well, in general, why does anyone need a business card? I use them as a logical, manageable way to communicate my contact information to another person. It’s a physical object that someone can refer to at a later time to ……
  • Jan 8

    Basic Legal Citation

    Basic Legal Citation
    An introduction that aims at building a basic mastery of “legal citation” as codified in the two major references – a level of mastery that should enable you to do all of your legal reading and much of your legal…
  • Jan 8

    Basic Legal Citation

    Basic Legal Citation
    An introduction that aims at building a basic mastery of “legal citation” as codified in the two major references – a level of mastery that should enable you to do all of your legal reading and much of your legal…
Rank this Week: 1367

The Goodson Blogson

The Goodson Blogson

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

http://dukelawref.blogspot.com/
  • Jan 16

    Fastcase Legal Research Service Now Available

    Fastcase Legal Research Service Now Available
    The Goodson Law Library now subscribes to the legal research service Fastcase. Members of the Duke Law community may access Fastcase with a current Law School NetID through this link, which is posted on the Legal Databases & Links list as…
  • Jan 7

    Pa$$w0rdS: Westlaw Reset, LastPass Management, and Security

    Pa$$w0rdS: Westlaw Reset, LastPass Management, and Security
    Online passwords: so necessary, so hard to create, and so easy to forget. If you're prone to keeping the same passwords on multiple sites for long stretches of time, Westlaw is about to make your life a bit more difficult: all academic…
  • Jan 5

    Positively U.S.C. Title 54

    Positively U.S.C. Title 54
    The 114th Congress begins its first session on January 6, after a flurry of legislative activity by its predecessor: Once derided as on track to become the "least productive Congress" in modern history, the 113th Congress escaped the title by…
Rank this Week: 1398

3 Geeks and a Law Blog

3 Geeks and a Law Blog

Covers knowledge management, internet marketing and library sciences. By Greg Lambert, Lisa Salazar and Toby Brown.

http://www.geeklawblog.com/
  • Jan 9

    Lexis Gains Exclusive Legal Information Provider Status of The New York Time

    Lexis Gains Exclusive Legal Information Provider Status of The New York Time
    LexisNexis representatives are sending out notices that they are now the exclusive provider of The New York Times content for the legal market. For those of you that are keeping score, this adds to LexisNexis' exclusive content with Factiva…
  • Jan 8

    Marketing a Law Firm As If It Were A Music Festival

    Marketing a Law Firm As If It Were A Music Festival
    If you've seen any concert festival posters over the past few years, you'll notice that the bigger the band is, the bigger the font is. As I was thumbing through some of my reading yesterday, I saw an article on "Top 10 font size shockers…
  • Dec 30

    To Be CI or Do CI - That is the Question

    To Be CI or Do CI - That is the Question
    On December 23rd,  Arun Jethmalani, Founder & Managing Director at ValueNotes Database Pvt. Ltd. in India, published an article to LinkedIn entitled 5 Debates about Competitive Intelligence that will never be resolved.  The…
Rank this Week: 1548

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: 1343

Ross-Blakley Law Library Blog

Ross-Blakley Law Library Blog

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

http://lawlibnews.lawnews-asu.org/
  • Jan 8

    Reset Your Westlaw Password Now

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

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

    Important Changes to the Printing/Copying Payment System at the Ross-Blakley Law Library
     Visitors to the Law Library For those of you who make photocopies, print or scan documents at the Ross-Blakley Law Library at Arizona State University, please note the following changes on how you pay for copying and…
  • Dec 17

    Intersession and Holiday Hour

    Intersession and Holiday Hour
    Intersession has started at the Law School, and our hours have been heavily pruned to reflect that.   From Wednesday, December 17 – Saturday, January 10th, our hours will be as follows: Monday – Saturday from 8:00 am –…
Rank this Week: 1739

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/
  • 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…
  • Dec 9

    Exam Time Stre

    Exam Time Stre
    Ah, to be a law student in December! (or April)Not.This is a terrible time of year for our students, and they need our compassion and kindness. Exam time is stressful for all kinds of students, but law students experience a special kind of…
Rank this Week: 1198

Shaunna Mireau on Canadian Legal…

Shaunna Mireau on Canadian Legal Research

Provides tips on Canadian legal research.

http://mireau.blogspot.com/
  • Dec 18

    Getting Feedback

    Getting Feedback
    Between blogging at Slaw.ca, posting legal research tips at Slawtips.ca, and taking courses towards Lean Six Sigma certification, this poor blog has not had much attention in 2014.  Christmas is the traditional time for guilt trips.…
  • Jul 10

    New "small" for small claim

    New &quot;small&quot; for small claim
    The Alberta Provincial Court Civil Division monetary limit has been raised to $50,000 with this regulation amendment. Effective August 1, 2014 a small claim is not so small.
  • Jun 18

    Survey: Alberta Law Librarie

    Survey: Alberta Law Librarie
    Attention: Law librariansThe Law Society of Alberta is seeking input from the legal community on our future involvement in funding of Alberta Law Libraries. The consultation will solicit input from practicing lawyers, the judiciary, law…
Rank this Week: 1384

ELLA Blog

ELLA Blog

From the Edmonton Law Libraries Association.

http://apps.edmontonlawlibraries.ca/Blog/
  • Dec 16

    eReference Library on ProView

    eReference Library on ProView
    Letting you know about a problem (hopefully temporary) with this product:  the pdf you 'create' in order to print from this product will NOT include the information within a footnote.  The footnotes are not connected to…
  • Aug 27

    Re the Table of Contents pages in the Carswell catalogue

    Re the Table of Contents pages in the Carswell catalogue
    I had hoped to be able to use grab the Table of Contents pages posted in PDF at the book record in the Carswell catalogue, in order to make routing of Publisher Note and Release Note pages more efficient.  Why scan…
  • Aug 27

    Changes to PACER

    Changes to PACER
    Did you catch this news item re changes to PACER content? http://legalinformatics.wo rdpress.com/2014/08/26/p acer-says-large-numbers-of-u-s-federal -court-documents-are-no- longer-available-i n -its-database
Rank this Week: 1383

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: 1806

CS-SIS

CS-SIS

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

http://cssis.org
  • Nov 26

    Skills Refresh

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

    Some apps for classroom learning

    Some apps for classroom learning
    As we start getting into the teaching season, here are few new(ish) apps that might be helpful in creating effective teaching experiences for students. Adobe Presenter 10 Presenter provides a quick and easy-to-use software platform to…
  • Jun 9

    Seeking Volunteers for the Cool Tools Cafe at the AALL Annual Meeting

    Seeking Volunteers for the Cool Tools Cafe at the AALL Annual Meeting
    Cool Tools Café will be at the AALL Annual Meeting again this year.  This program will feature informal demos of tools, apps, and gadgets that will help librarians create, organize, and deliver information, increase productivity,…
Rank this Week: 1375

Lex Scripta

Lex Scripta

From the Dallas Association of Law Librarians.

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

    Open Access Policy, Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation

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

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

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

    Fastcase Hospitality Suite @ AALL14

    Fastcase Hospitality Suite @ AALL14
    Fastcase is happy again to sponsor and operate the PLL Hospitality Suite at AALL, for PLL members and friends at the annual meeting.  This year the location will be at The Ambassador Suite in Room 2032 of the Grand Hyatt Hotel. …
Rank this Week: 1456

Trial Advocacy Blog

Trial Advocacy Blog

Focuses on trial advocacy. From Temple University's Beasley School of Law.

http://indexhtml.blogspot.com/
  • Mar 11

    Temple Law alum vies for vacant Montana Supreme Court seat

    Temple Law alum vies for vacant Montana Supreme Court seat
    Copyright 2014 Great Falls TribuneAll Rights ReservedGreat Falls Tribune (Montana)March 9, 2014 Sunday1 EditionSECTION: A; Pg. 1LENGTH: 1677 wordsHEADLINE: 15 vie for vacant state Supreme Court seatBYLINE: By, John S.…
  • Nov 21

    Samuel Pond and Jerry Lehocky Create Trial Advocacy Scholarship at Temple University Beasley School of Law

    Samuel Pond and Jerry Lehocky Create Trial Advocacy Scholarship at Temple University Beasley School of Law
    Once classmates, now law partners, attorneys Samuel H. Pond and Jerry M. Lehocky have found a way to give back to the institution that launched their highly successful careers in law. The two partners at Philadelphia-based Pond Lehocky Stern…
  • Nov 14

    August/September 2013 Law Library Acquisition

    August/September 2013 Law Library Acquisition
    Administrative LawFederal administrative law / by Gary Lawson.Lawson, Gary, 1958-St. Paul, Minn. : West, c2013.TZ2 L445 2013 Administrative Law Developments in Administrative Law and Regulatory Practice, 2012 / edited by Jeffery S. …
Rank this Week: 1401

The Patent Librarian's Notebook

The Patent Librarian's Notebook

By Michael White.

http://patentlibrarian.blogspot.com/
  • Dec 31

    U.S. Patent Statistics and Numbers for 2013

    U.S. Patent Statistics and Numbers for 2013
    The USPTO issued 305,081 patents in 2013, an increase of 10.2 percent over 2012. The agency also published 347,148 utility and plant patent applications, an increase of 4.7 percent over the previous year. The total number of U.S. patent…
  • Dec 29

    Tangle toy puzzle

    Tangle toy puzzle
    A few days ago I took my four-year old daughter to get a flu shot. As a reward for being brave and not crying (too much) the nurse gave her a puzzle-toy called a Tangle(R). Turns out it was patented in 1985 (US 4509929) by Richard Zawitz.…
  • Dec 29

    Humble Egg Carton Invented by Canadian 100 Years Ago

    Humble Egg Carton Invented by Canadian 100 Years Ago
    Canadian newspaperman Joseph Coyle invented the humble egg carton nearly one hundred years ago. Coyle was not the first inventor to tackle the problem of transporting eggs safely, but his carton design, which he patented in the US (US1269394)…
Rank this Week: 1385

Hearsay

Hearsay

Westminster Law Library's news and updates. Includes legal research tips, updates on resources (books, databases, websites etc.), event announcements and a news feed from Jurist. For the University of Denver's Sturm College of Law community.

http://westminsterlawlibrary.blogspot.com/
  • Apr 9

    Writing Tip of the Week: Writing the Summary of the Argument

    Writing Tip of the Week: Writing the Summary of the Argument
    The Summary of the Argument in a brief is, in a nutshell, a summary of the best reasons your client should win the case.  Judges often read the Summary before they read the brief, so the Summary sets up your argument by giving the judge…
  • Apr 3

    Writing Tip of the Week: Using Topic or Thesis Sentences in a Brief

    Writing Tip of the Week: Using Topic or Thesis Sentences in a Brief
    As in a legal memorandum, a topic or thesis sentence for a rule explanation in a brief signals your reader that you are introducing new material.  However, unlike a topic sentence in a memo, it is not an objective statement of the rule.…
  • Mar 25

    Writing Tip of the Week: Imply and Infer

    Writing Tip of the Week: Imply and Infer
    Writers sometimes mistakenly use the word “infer” when they really mean “imply.” Although the two words are related, they are used differently. To imply means to suggest or express indirectly.  To infermeans to…
Rank this Week: 1329

Carolina Blawg

Carolina Blawg

By the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Law Library.

http://blogs.law.unc.edu/library/
  • Oct 31

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  • Jun 22

    eBooks in the Law Library

    eBooks in the Law Library
    There are many eBooks in the campus libraries about law. Try doing an advanced search and specify format = eBook. Here are the results of a search for subject=law and format=eBook.
  • Jun 8

    Additional translations of foreign penal codes - now on HeinOnline

    Additional translations of foreign penal codes - now on HeinOnline
    HeinOnline has added the American Series of Foreign Penal Codes to is Foreign and International Law Resources database. The newly added 32 volumes provide "accurate English translations of important Penal Codes of foreign countries." Each…
Rank this Week: 1355

novalawcity

novalawcity

Adventures in law and technology at the Shepard Broad Law Center of Nova Southeastern University in Fort Lauderdale, Florida.

http://nsulaw.typepad.com/novalawcity/
  • Aug 17

    Novalawcity is moving!

    Novalawcity is moving!
    Novalawcity is moving over to Wordpress as of 8/17/2011.   Please join us over at: http://nsulltc.wordpress.com/ to continue our discussion.
  • Aug 10

    Office of the Law Revision Counsel wants YOU!

    Office of the Law Revision Counsel wants YOU!
    The Office of the Law Revision Counsel is seeking comments on the new beta version of its website for the U.S. Code. The Office is looking for feedback from law librarians and members of the public about the site’s features, content, and…
  • Jun 24

    Getting to know LLTC: Mitch Silverman (addendum)

    Getting to know LLTC: Mitch Silverman (addendum)
    Wups--I forgot to post my picture with my blog profile! Here's me, the day my bright, shiny new nameplate was first put up.
Rank this Week: 1288

D'Angelo Law Library Blog

D'Angelo Law Library Blog

Covers legal research.

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

    The D’Angelo Law Library Blog has a New Home

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

    New D'Angelo Law Library Blog Coming Soon!

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

    Microsoft Office Training for Law Student

    Microsoft Office Training for Law Student
    A full day of Microsoft Office training for Law Students will be held on Saturday, April 2nd, beginning at 9:00 AM in classroom V.  This program will give students the basic skills on MS Office (Word, Excel, and PowerPoint) needed during…
Rank this Week: 1370

Legal Commentary on Proposition 8…

Legal Commentary on Proposition 8 and the Right to Marry

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

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

    Farewell

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

    Hiatus from my usual schedule of blogging

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

    Legal news this month

    Legal news this month
    Domestic partnership
Rank this Week: 1560

Pappas Law Library Blog

Pappas Law Library Blog

From the Boston University School of Law.

http://bulawinteractive.org/libraryblog/
  • Jan 26

    Campus Closing Due to Weather

    Campus Closing Due to Weather
    The Charles River and Medical Center campuses are closing at 5 p.m. today and will remain closed all day on Tuesday. For more information and updates, check these sources: BU Today School of Law home page Boston University main page BU Today…
  • Jan 23

    Statutory Research in Print Certification Cla

    Statutory Research in Print Certification Cla
    Curious about why many lawyers prefer statutory research in print?  Hoping to brush up your skills before beginning a new internship or job?  The Statutory Research in Print certification class will help you become more familiar…
  • Jan 22

    Admin Law Research Certification Cla

    Admin Law Research Certification Cla
    Researching the regulations promulgated by administrative agencies is an important component of U.S. legal research. This class will include finding regulations, working with the principal federal publications for locating agency regulations…
Rank this Week: 3223

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
  • Jan 26

    Employment Law Appellate Court Opinions - 1/26/2015

    Employment Law Appellate Court Opinions - 1/26/2015
    Category: Recent Decisions;Employment Opinions Body: AC35904 - Stratford v. International Federation of Professional & Technical Engineers, Local 134 ("The plaintiff...appeals from the judgment of the trial court denying its…
  • Jan 26

    Family Law Appellate Court Opinions - 1/26/2015

    Family Law Appellate Court Opinions - 1/26/2015
    Category: Recent Decisions;Family Opinions Body: AC35945 - Cimino v. Cimino ("The plaintiff...appeals from certain financial orders associated with the judgment of the trial court dissolving her marriage to the defendant.... On appeal, the…
  • Jan 26

    Contract Law Supreme Court Opinion - 1/26/2015

    Contract Law Supreme Court Opinion - 1/26/2015
    Category: Recent Decisions;Contract Law Opinions Body: SC19216 - Sikorsky Financial Credit Union, Inc. v. Butts ("In this certified appeal, we consider whether postmaturity interest on a loan continues to accrue after the entry of judgment…
Rank this Week: 4287

University of New Hampshire School…

University of New Hampshire School of Law Library Blog

Provides law library news.

http://library.law.unh.edu/blog
  • Jan 26

    Law Library Closed Jan 27, 2015

    Law Library Closed Jan 27, 2015
    Per UNH Alert: "UNH School of Law in Concord will curtail operations, close the library, and cancel all classes and activities for Tuesday, January 27. For the safety of all, students, faculty, and staff are asked to NOT come to the school on…
  • Jan 24

    Sat. Jan 24: UNH Law School to Curtail Operation

    Sat. Jan 24: UNH Law School to Curtail Operation
    "UNH Law School will curtail operations and cancel all classes effective 12:00 pm on 01/24/2015. UNH Law School will resume normal operations effective 10:00 am on 01/25/2015."
  • Jan 23

    Update Your Westlaw Password Before Feb 1

    Update Your Westlaw Password Before Feb 1
    Westlaw is requiring all UNH Law users (faculty, staff, and students) to update their password starting the week of Feb 1. There are few things are more annoying than having to update a password in a hurry when you need a document ASAP, so I…
Rank this Week: 3412

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/
  • Jan 26

    New on HeinOnline: author profile

    New on HeinOnline: author profile
    Authors of law journal articles may be interested in a new feature at HeinOnline: Author Profile Pages, which show a list of works affiliated with a given author, as well as citation and access statistics, similar to those at…
  • Jan 26

    Faculty Book Talk: Cass Sunstein’s Wiser: Going Beyond Groupthink to Make Better Decisions, Wed. Feb. 11 at noon

    Faculty Book Talk: Cass Sunstein’s Wiser: Going Beyond Groupthink to Make Better Decisions, Wed. Feb. 11 at noon
    The Harvard Law School Library staff invites you to attend a book talk and panel discussion in celebration of  Professor Cass Sunstein’s recently published book with Reid Hastie, Wiser: Going Beyond Groupthink to…
  • Jan 26

    Subscribe to Et Seq. by email

    Subscribe to Et Seq. by email
    If you enjoy our posts at Et Seq., we have a new subscription option for you! We’ve updated our RSS feed settings so that in addition to subscribing with your favorite news reader, you may subscribe to updates by email. To…
Rank this Week: 2055

Law Library Blog

Law Library Blog

From the University of British Columbia Law Library.

http://law.library.ubc.ca/category/blog/
  • Jan 26

    New Books at the Law Library – January 26, 2015

    New Books at the Law Library – January 26, 2015
    LAW LIBRARY level 3: K115 .L56 2014 Douglas O. Linder & Nancy Levit, The Good Lawyer: Seeking Quality in the Practice of Law (Oxford: Oxford University Press, USA, 2014). LAW LIBRARY level 3: K236 .C67 2014 Seán Patrick Donlan &…
  • Jan 19

    New Books at the Law Library – January 19, 2015

    New Books at the Law Library – January 19, 2015
    LAW LIBRARY level 3: K282 .M87 2014 James Bernard Murphy, The Philosophy of Customary Law (New York: Oxford University Press, 2014). LAW LIBRARY level 3: K301 .H47 2014 Jonathan Herring, Medical Law and Ethics (Oxford: Oxford University…
  • Jan 13

    New Books at the Law Library – January 13, 2015

    New Books at the Law Library – January 13, 2015
    LAW LIBRARY level 3: HV640 .O94 2014 Elena Fiddian-Qasmiyeh et al., eds., The Oxford Handbook of Refugee and Forced Migration Studies (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2014). LAW LIBRARY level 3: K123 .W46 2014 W. Bradley Wendel, Ethics and…
Rank this Week: 4307

CWSL Library News

CWSL Library News

From the California Western School of Law.

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

    Our state-of-the-art computer lab provides…

    Our state-of-the-art computer lab provides you with internet accessible computers, wireless Internet information, print resources, student network access, discount software opportunities and much more.  It can be found on the 1st floor.
  • Jan 15

    Copies of DVDs for makeup classes and…

    Copies of DVDs for makeup classes and upper division tutorials may be available on Reserve at the Circulation desk and online via Panopto.
  • Jan 6

    Law in a Flash Cards are great for…

    Law in a Flash Cards are great for quizzing yourself or quizzing your friends.  They can be found at the Circulation desk.
Rank this Week: 2845

Regent Law Library

Regent Law Library

Features library and legal news.

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

    New HeinOnline Library: World Treaty Collection

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

    Law Library Holiday Hour

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

    Extended Hours for Exam

    Extended Hours for Exam
    The Law Library will be operating on an extended schedule through the end of final exams.Hours:  (December 1 through December 12):Sunday:   2 p.m. -- 2 a.m.Monday-Friday: 7;30 a.m. -- 2 a.m.Saturday: 8 am. -- 2 a.m.
Rank this Week: 4302

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
  • Jan 26

    Opportunity for Students—32nd Annual Smith-Babcock-Williams Student Writing Competition

    Opportunity for Students—32nd Annual Smith-Babcock-Williams Student Writing Competition
    Attention students! The Planning and Law Division of the American Planning Association has announced the 32nd Annual Smith-Babcock-Williams Student Writing Competition. The Division will be accepting papers that are on the topics of planning,…
  • Jan 22

    Hello from your new Student Services Librarian!

    Hello from your new Student Services Librarian!
    My name is Kim Mattioli, and I just started the New Year off with a new position as the Student Services Librarian here in the law library. I’m likely familiar to many of you since I’ve been working part-time in the library for…
  • Dec 19

    What’s Your Research Resolution?

    What’s Your Research Resolution?
    With the New Year speeding towards us, many of us will start out the year with a New Year’s Resolution.  Often these resolutions revolve around one’s health or one’s career, the purpose being to purge oneself of bad…
Rank this Week: 4283

New Jersey Law Librarians…

New Jersey Law Librarians Association (NJLLA)

Features New Jersey law library news.

http://njlla.org/blog/
  • Jan 26

    Call for Nomination

    Call for Nomination
    We Need You! The Nominating Committee of the New Jersy Law Librarians Assocation (NJLLA) is seeking nominees for the following Executive Board offices for the 2015-16 year: Vice President / President Elect Secretary Treasurer Member-at-Large…
  • Jan 26

    February 2015 Brown Bag Luncheon

    February 2015 Brown Bag Luncheon
    [ February 25, 2015; 12:00 pm to 2:00 pm. ] NJLLA's February 2015 Brown Bag Luncheon will be a book discussion on "Quiet: The Power of Introverts in a World That Can’t Stop Talking," by Susan Cain. The February 25th discussion will be…
  • Nov 21

    NJLLA’s 2014 Holiday Party

    NJLLA’s 2014 Holiday Party
    [ December 3, 2014; 5:00 pm to 8:00 pm. ] NJLLA's Annual Holiday Party! Wednesday, December 3, 2014 5:00-8:00 p.m. Rutgers Law Library -- Newark Berson Boardroom 123 Washington St. Newark NJ 07102 Hors d'oeuvres, Buffet, and…
Rank this Week: 3123