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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 24

    New Environmental Library Acquisitions — Week of July 14th

    New Environmental Library Acquisitions — Week of July 14th
    FEATURED BOOK Fukushima: The Story of a Nuclear Disaster.  Fukushima is a 309 page text authored by David Lochbaum, Edwin Lyman, Susan Q. Stranahan and the Union of Concerned Scientists. This book discusses the nuclear accident that…
  • Jul 23

    Southern District Judge Permits Seizure of Entire Email Account

    Southern District Judge Permits Seizure of Entire Email Account
    A recent decision by Southern District Magistrate Judge Gabriel Gorenstein analogizes emails accounts to computer hard drives, permitting seizure of an entire email account by a law enforcement agency with a warrant in a money-laundering…
  • Jul 15

    2014 January Admits Show Off Their Advocacy Skill

    2014 January Admits Show Off Their Advocacy Skill
    Pace Law School hosted the Annual First Year Louis V. Fasulo Moot Court Competition for the January Start Class on July 9th and 10th, 2014. About 40 lawyers and judges participated as judges for the competition. The students were well…
Rank this Week: 3549

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 24

    Ace the Interview and Get a Job

    Ace the Interview and Get a Job
    With the big Career Fair coming up next week (Tuesday, July 29), I know many of you have interviews. Are you starting to get a little nervous but doing your best to ignore the jitters? Honestly, the best approach to the process is to not…
  • Jul 22

    Bar Exam Logistic

    Bar Exam Logistic
    With the Georgia Bar Exam quickly approaching, here are a couple of logistical questions you need to decide before the first day of exams: 1. Know the exam date. 2. Know the exam schedule. 3. Decide on where you will stay. Family, Friends,…
  • Jul 18

    Library Hours for Remainder of Summer

    Library Hours for Remainder of Summer
    The library’s hours will be affected by several law school events over the next few weeks. Below are the hours when we’ll be open until the start of Fall semester. Exams (July 18-28) Library Hours Reference Hours Public Hours…
Rank this Week: 3497

Charlotte Law Library News

Charlotte Law Library News

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

http://charlottelawlibrary.wordpress.com
Rank this Week: 4289

The Gavel

The Gavel

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

http://law.okcu.edu/?cat=19
  • Jul 23

    Examining superheroes & the law as Batman turns 75

    Examining superheroes & the law as Batman turns 75
    DC Entertainment has named July 23 “Batman Day” and this year he turns 75. In honor of this, we’re highlighting some of the resources where you can learn about the legal issues and lawyers in the worlds of superheroes:Law…
  • Jul 23

    Get to Work :: Symplicity Job of the Day

    Get to Work :: Symplicity Job of the Day
    2015-2016 Bristow Fellowship Program US Department of Justice (Washington, DC) Office of the Solicitor GeneralFor program details and application procedures, 3L/4L students and recent graduates may log into Symplicity and query the Job…
  • Jul 8

    Adventures of a Traveling Law Librarian: Philadelphia!

    Adventures of a Traveling Law Librarian: Philadelphia!
    I recently visited Philadelphia on vacation.  Philly is one of my favorite places to visit, since I love history, I love food, and I love law libraries.  On this trip, I visited the Drexel University School of Law Legal Research…
Rank this Week: 4285

Law Librarians

Law Librarians

By Mark Giangrande and Joe Hodnicki.

http://llb2.com/
  • Jul 23

    Court Holds West, Lexis Legal Briefs Offering Is Fair Use

    Court Holds West, Lexis Legal Briefs Offering Is Fair Use
    One of the running issues I had been following is the attempt to copyright legal briefs with the intention to gain royalties or prevent others from using them.  The particular case that litigates the issue is White v. West Publishing…
  • Jul 11

    2014 Fastcase 50 Award Recipients Announced

    2014 Fastcase 50 Award Recipients Announced
    From the press release: The Fastcase 50 highlights entrepreneurs, innovators, and trailblazers — people who have charted a new course for the delivery of legal services. In law firms with new delivery models, legal tech startups, and…
  • Jun 17

    Supreme Court Action: Sovereign Immunity by Foreign Nations in Post-Judgment Discovery

    Supreme Court Action: Sovereign Immunity by Foreign Nations in Post-Judgment Discovery
    The third case decided by the Supreme Court on Monday comes from litigation surrounding Argentina’s external debt default in 2001.  The case is Republic of Argentina v. NML Capital, Ltd. (12-842). As Justice Scalia tells us,…
Rank this Week: 2867

Election Law @ Moritz

Election Law @ Moritz

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

http://moritzlaw.osu.edu/electionlaw/
Rank this Week: 3050

TSLL TechScans

TSLL TechScans

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

http://tslltechscans.blogspot.com/
  • Jul 22

    NASIG assumes management of Serialist

    NASIG assumes management of Serialist
    NASIG has has announced that they have assumed management of the longstanding listserv SERIALIST.The full text of the announcement is available at via the NASIG blog.TSLL Tech Scans Blog
  • Jul 16

    Library of Congress Recommended Format Specification

    Library of Congress Recommended Format Specification
    In June the Library of Congress released Recommended Formats Specifications to assist in its acquisitions process. These recommendations were developed with the idea of long-term preservation in mind and take on the analog as well as the…
  • Jun 23

    10 Things to Buy with TS-SIS Preservation $150.00 Contest Money

    10 Things to Buy with TS-SIS Preservation $150.00 Contest Money
    Here are 10 things you can buy with TS-SIS Preservation 3rd Annual Worst Book $150.00 Contest Money:1.    Water alarm2.    Moisture resistant boxes3.    Interleaving papers and…
Rank this Week: 4260

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 22

    Technical Services Law Librarian, June 2014 issue

    Technical Services Law Librarian, June 2014 issue
    Colleagues:The June issue of the Technical Services Law Librarian is now available: http://www.aallnet.org/sections/ts/TSLL/Issues/Technical-Services-Law-Librarian-39-4-June-2014.pdf. In addition to our excellent columns and the insightful…
  • Jul 22

    Welcome 2 New OBS-SIS Members Ryan and Rachel

    Welcome 2 New OBS-SIS Members Ryan and Rachel
    During the AALL in San Antonio, OBS-SIS had two drawings for OBS-SIS Annual Membership.The winners of these drawings areRyan Tamares - Catalog Librarian from Stanford Law SchoolandRachel Baarz - Specialist Research & Information Services…
  • Jul 22

    Open Source Software? - You do not want to mi

    Open Source Software? - You do not want to mi
    For those of you who attended this very informative Roundtable session at AALL in Austin Texas I would like to share Nicole's Engard slides from her presentationOpen Source Software: a Community and a Philosophy of Freedom AALL Annual, San…
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CWSL Library News

CWSL Library News

From the California Western School of Law.

http://blogs.cwsl.edu/blog/library/
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The Daniel R. Coquillette Rare…

The Daniel R. Coquillette Rare Book Room Blog

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

http://rarebookroom.blogspot.com/
  • Jul 21

    New database for Appeals to the Privy Council

    New database for Appeals to the Privy Council
    A wonderful new resource for legal historians has recently been released online from two familiar faces at Boston College Law School: Sharon Hamby O'Connor, Professor Emerita, and Mary Sarah Bilder, Professor and Lee…
  • Jun 20

    In the trenches with a Springfield justice of the peace...

    In the trenches with a Springfield justice of the peace...
    This slim volume--with a pretty jazzy cover--provides a look at four years in the life of a Massachusetts justice of the peace, in the early days of the United States. Titled Justice Matters, Or a Memorandum of Civil Actions Before William…
  • Jun 3

    Applying for admission to the bar? Try to beat this letter of recommendation...

    Applying for admission to the bar? Try to beat this letter of recommendation...
    The deadline for applications to take the July bar exam just passed in May, and we had a flurry of 3Ls seeking letters of recommendation, signatures from the recommending attorneys, and so on. Naturally, this item caught my attention. It is a…
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VLLB Linkblog

VLLB Linkblog

By Steve Matthews.

http://vllblinks.blogspot.com/
  • Jul 21

    Schedule Google Calendar Events Directly From Your Google Search Page

    Schedule Google Calendar Events Directly From Your Google Search Page
    Very slick!(via Search Engine Land)
  • Jul 17

    Lawrence Koplow on Arizona DUI Charge

    Lawrence Koplow on Arizona DUI Charge
    Stem client Lawrence Koplow, a Phoenix DUI lawyer, was consulted for an article on azcentral.com, West Valley police get new DUI enforcement tools, on what penalties drivers can face if charged with DUI in Arizona.
  • Jun 10

    What kind of library user are you?

    What kind of library user are you?
    Neat quiz from PewResearch Internet Project:"Are you a “Library Lover”? An “Information Omnivore”? Or are you totally “Off the Grid”? Take our library engagement quiz to learn how your library habits and…
Rank this Week: 4264

Law Library Blog

Law Library Blog

From the University of British Columbia Law Library.

http://law.library.ubc.ca/category/blog/
  • Jul 21

    New Books at the Law Library – July 21, 2014

    New Books at the Law Library – July 21, 2014
    LAW LIBRARY level 3: K487.G45 E97 2014 Irus Braverman et al., eds., The Expanding Spaces of Law: A Timely Legal Geography (Stanford: Stanford Law Books, 2014). LAW LIBRARY level 3: KD5020 .L44 2014 Shaunnaugh Dorsett & John McLaren, eds.,…
  • Jul 14

    New Books at the Law Library – July 14, 2014

    New Books at the Law Library – July 14, 2014
    LAW LIBRARY level 3: E92 .A74 2014 Michael Asch, On Being Here to Stay: Treaties and Aboriginal Rights in Canada (Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 2014). LAW LIBRARY level 3: K1420.5 .H33 2014 Blayne Haggart, Copyfight: The Global…
  • Jul 7

    New Books at the Law Library – July 7, 2014

    New Books at the Law Library – July 7, 2014
    LAW LIBRARY reference room (level 2): David Phillip Jones & Anne S. de Villars, Principles of Administrative Law, 6th ed. (Toronto: Carswell, 2014). LAW LIBRARY learning commons (level 2) & LAW LIBRARY reference room (level 2): KF156…
Rank this Week: 4269

Brandeis and Harlan Watch

Brandeis and Harlan Watch

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

http://brandeiswatch.wordpress.com/
  • Jul 20

    A Letter From Benjamin Cardozo

    A Letter From Benjamin Cardozo
    While browsing through our collection of Louis D. Brandeis papers, I stumbled across a remarkable letter written by Brandeis’ fellow justice Benjamin Nathan Cardozo. Since there does not appear to be any published collections of…
  • Jun 24

    Recent Journal Articles – June 2014

    Recent Journal Articles – June 2014
    The Journal of Supreme Court History can usually be counted to offer some new information on John Marshall Harlan and Louis D. Brandeis, and their latest issue (volume 39, number 1) does not disappoint in that regard.  The first article…
  • Feb 21

    Letter from Frederick Douglass to John Marshall Harlan

    Letter from Frederick Douglass to John Marshall Harlan
    While rooting around in our collection of Harlan papers, I found a number of items that had been misfiled. Presumably they had been put on display many years ago and then just thrown back in a random box. The most interesting item in the set…
Rank this Week: 2858

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 17

    Extended Hours for Bar Exam Prep

    Extended Hours for Bar Exam Prep
    The Law Library will be open from 8 am to 9 pm for the next two Saturdays and Sundays, July 19, 20, 26, and 27. We wish the best of luck to all of our recent graduates on their upcoming bar exams! - The Law Library Staff
  • May 29

    Summary of Library Quick Poll Result

    Summary of Library Quick Poll Result
    This year, instead of conducting its usual biennial user survey, the library decided to run a series of smaller “quick polls” between spring break and the end of classes. Each week the SBA Events E-Mail contained a link to an…
  • May 28

    Not-So-Lazy Days of Summer? Cool Down in Meditation Study Breaks!

    Not-So-Lazy Days of Summer? Cool Down in Meditation Study Breaks!
    Want a quick afternoon break from bar studying and summer research projects? Curious about how meditation can help you better focus, manage stress, communicate, and be happier? Stop by a Mindful Minute Study Break in the Law Library this…
Rank this Week: 3394

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
  • Jul 16

    Important Notice Regarding Law Library Acce

    Important Notice Regarding Law Library Acce
    Due to a breakage in the Reading Room sprinkler system, after hours key-card access will be disabled as of 5pm today until repairs can be completed. The work is being done as quickly as possible, but may take up to a couple of weeks. During…
  • Jul 9

    New Books List July 2014

    New Books List July 2014
    Every month the Cornell Law Library adds new titles to its collection. The most recent additions for July 2014 are posted, here. A few highlights from this month’s additions are featured below. Capital in the Twenty-First Century…
  • Jun 26

    New Books List for June 2014

    New Books List for June 2014
    Every month the Cornell Law Library adds new titles to its collection. The most recent additions for June 2014 are posted, here. A few highlights from this month’s additions are featured below. Law and the Limits of Government :…
Rank this Week: 3200

The BIALL Blog

The BIALL Blog

From the British and Irish Association of Law Librarians.

http://biall.blogspot.com/
  • Jul 16

    BIALL Salary Survey 2014 - last day!

    BIALL Salary Survey 2014 - last day!
    Thank you to everyone who has already completed the BIALL Salary Survey 2014.  If you haven’t already done so, it is still not too late!The survey will remain open until 5 pm today.Filling in the…
  • Jul 14

    BIALL members - BIALL bursaries available to assist in attending the IALL Conference

    BIALL members - BIALL bursaries available to assist in attending the IALL Conference
    The BIALL Awards and Bursaries Committee will be pleased to consider applications from BIALL Members for bursaries to assist in attending the 2014 IALL Conference from September 28th to October 2nd 2014 in Buenos Aires.Please…
  • Jul 9

    The full report on the recent BIALL/SLS Academic Law Libraries Survey 2012/13

    The full report on the recent BIALL/SLS Academic Law Libraries Survey 2012/13
    We are delighted to announce that the full report on the recent BIALL/SLS Academic Law Libraries Survey 2012/13 is now available for BIALL members to consult. This annual report, which has been run each year since 1996, outlines…
Rank this Week: 4185

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/
  • Jul 15

    852 : RARE – After the Bastille was Stormed

    852 : RARE – After the Bastille was Stormed
    On July 14, 1789 French revolutionaries stormed the Bastille, a prison that served as a symbol of the unjust treatment of the French citizenry by the monarchy, thus sparking the French Revolution. King Louis XVI and his wife, Marie…
  • Jun 20

    852 RARE: Using Google Earth to Map the Collection

    852 RARE: Using Google Earth to Map the Collection
    We recently experimented with a new way to view our current Harvard Law School Library exhibit, Spanning the Centuries: Recent Acquisitions, 1579-1868. We used Google Earth to create a chronological tour of the exhibit, pinpointing the towns…
  • Jun 19

    CALI Unconference

    CALI Unconference
    We are currently hosting the 2014 CALI Conference for Law School Computing here at Harvard Law School.  Before the official conference started, several attendees met on Wednesday, 6/18, for an “Unconference.” The Unconference…
Rank this Week: 2220

Vermont Law School's Library Blog

Vermont Law School's Library Blog

Covers legal news and information about the library.

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

    HeinOnline enhancement

    HeinOnline enhancement
    Most, if not all of the readers of this blog, are familiar with HeinOnline, and recognize it as one of the best sources for PDF versions of law review articles.  You may not however be familiar with all of the … Continue reading…
  • Jul 9

    Database of the Month for July — InsideEPA.com

    Database of the Month for July — InsideEPA.com
    InsideEPA.com is a news awareness service from EPA that covers federal environmental policy, state activities, and international issues. Hundreds of environmental documents are added every week to a database that already comprises thousands…
  • Jul 1

    The European Court of Human Rights decides French veil ban case

    The European Court of Human Rights decides French veil ban case
    Today the European Court of Human Rights announced the judgment in the CASE OF S.A.S. v. FRANCE,  brought by a French woman who argued that the French ban on clothing in public that covered her face, such as the niqab … Continue…
Rank this Week: 4254

Pappas Law Library Blog

Pappas Law Library Blog

From the Boston University School of Law.

http://bulawinteractive.org/libraryblog/
  • Jul 11

    Redstone Cafe

    Redstone Cafe
    The new cafe in Redstone looks particularly great. Here’s a peak
  • Jul 10

    Redstone

    Redstone
    All the reference librarians and library administration are now housed in the new Redstone building (room 330), which is awesome. Below is a look from the 2d floor of Redstone at the new entrance to the law school (with still a little bit of…
  • Jul 9

    Shelfie From My Son

    Shelfie From My Son
    with his favorite reference source!
Rank this Week: 3265

Shaunna Mireau on Canadian Legal…

Shaunna Mireau on Canadian Legal Research

Provides tips on Canadian legal research.

http://mireau.blogspot.com/
  • Jul 10

    New "small" for small claim

    New "small" 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…
  • Jun 12

    Alberta Queen's Printer Stakeholder Survey

    Alberta Queen's Printer Stakeholder Survey
    Josette McEachern and I were among a group who participated in a stakeholder session this week about the Alberta Queen's Printer products and services.  To assist with results based budgeting, the QP is looking for feedback about how…
Rank this Week: 4270

Vancouver Law Librarian Blog

Vancouver Law Librarian Blog

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

http://vancouverlawlib.blogspot.com/
  • Jul 10

    Did you miss this year's CALL conference?

    Did you miss this year's CALL conference?
    If you weren't able to attend this year's CALL conference in Winnipeg (which by all accounts was a big success), the session summaries from the 2014 CALL/ACDB conference are now up - hat tip to Michel-Adrian Sheppard for pointing us to them.…
  • Jun 30

    Quickscribe Manual Updates for June 2014

    Quickscribe Manual Updates for June 2014
    Quickscribe updated three of its legislation manuals this month:RCMP Legislation Crown Counsel Motor Vehicle Legislation BC Family LegislationAs always, you can find daily updates to statutes and regulations at Quickscribe's BC…
  • Jun 30

    Canadian Law Journals and Reviews Online

    Canadian Law Journals and Reviews Online
    As part of a recent research project we did at Stem, we were looking for open access Canadian law journals and reviews. We came up with this list of publications that are partly or fully accessible for free online, and thought we'd share it…
Rank this Week: 2857

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/
  • Jul 10

    Privacy Group Files a Complaint Against Facebook

    Privacy Group Files a Complaint Against Facebook
    From Law Technology News an article discussing the suit brought against Facebook by the Electronic Privacy Information Center. The case asserts that Facebook manipulated users feeds to see how the changes would affect their emotions. Read…
  • Jul 9

    Timestream

    Timestream
    Timestream is a productivity tool that helps you organize and collaborate. It's designed to streamline Investigations & visualize cases. Timestream allows for a fully interactive timeline. You can drag case evidence into Timestream and…
  • Jun 25

    Riley v. California

    Riley v. California
    The Supreme Court ruled to limit police searches of cell phones when someone is arrested. You can read the Opinion on the SCOTUSblog here. Posted by Jon Lutz
Rank this Week: 2762

Regent Law Library

Regent Law Library

Features library and legal news.

http://regentlawlibrary.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 4251

VALLTalk

VALLTalk

From the Virginia Association of Law Libraries.

http://valltalk.blogspot.com/
  • Jul 7

    An Interview with VALL's 1st President

    An Interview with VALL's 1st President
    By Jane Harrison In 1984 Ann Roberts Caudle was the first to wear the VALL president’s hat. The association began as the Richmond Area law Libraries (RALLA) in 1981. As the membership grew beyond the Richmond area, and, so not…
  • Jun 27

    Authors Guild v. HathiTrust

    Authors Guild v. HathiTrust
    by Paul Hellyer Earlier this month, the Second Circuit decided Authors Guild v. HathiTrust. This is an important copyright case for libraries, and it’s a definite win for us. For those of you unfamiliar with it, HathiTrust is an…
  • Jun 20

    VALL Membership Renewal Time

    VALL Membership Renewal Time
    Yes, it's that time again ... time to renew your VALL membership! You should all have received an email from Chris Vassey about your membership 2014-2015.If you haven't or would like membership for a new staff member, please click here for…
Rank this Week: 4250

Instructional Technology

Instructional Technology

A blawg by Darlene Cardillo, an Instructional Technologist at Albany Law School, dedicated to issues related to instructional technology in general and especially as it relates to legal education.

http://albanylawtech.wordpress.com/
  • Jul 7

    Prezi instead of PowerPoint?

    Prezi instead of PowerPoint?
    Prezi is a cloud-based presentation platform. Unlike slides, Prezi’s open, zoom-able canvas lets you show relationships between the big picture and fine details, putting your ideas in context. Here are some lawschool-related…
  • Jul 2

    Mentoring & Collaborating Using Skype

    Mentoring & Collaborating Using Skype
    Law school classes are over and students can study together for the Bar exam or stay in touch with their bar mentor using Skype group video calls. Now that Skype group video calling is available to everyone, free of…
  • Jul 2

    Mentoring & Collaborating Using Skype

    Mentoring & Collaborating Using Skype
    Law school classes are over and students can study together for the Bar exam or stay in touch with their bar mentor using Skype group video calls. Now that Skype group video calling is available to everyone, free of…
Rank this Week: 4739

Delaware Campus Library Blogs

Delaware Campus Library Blogs

From Widener Law.

http://blogs.lawlib.widener.edu/delaware
  • Jul 7

    The age of consent and rape reform in Delaware

    The age of consent and rape reform in Delaware
    In February 1889 a group of women activists presented a petition to the Delaware General Assembly with 10 yards of signatures of Delaware residents. This petition, presented by the Delaware Woman’s Christian Temperance Union, called for…
  • Jun 12

    Law library website will be down for scheduled maintenance

    Law library website will be down for scheduled maintenance
    The law library website will be down for scheduled maintenance of Widener Law’s website, 12:00 AM to 6:00 AM on Friday, June 13th. The website will be unavailable during this time.
  • Jun 11

    CALI website will be unavailable tomorrow

    CALI website will be unavailable tomorrow
    CALI is upgrading their website. Their website and lessons will be unavailable tomorrow, June 12th from 8 AM to 5 PM. For more information please see CALI’s website.
Rank this Week: 4431

Law Library & Technology Blog

Law Library & Technology Blog

From the George Mason University School of Law.

http://blog.law.gmu.edu/library/
  • Jul 4

    Summer Hours July 5 – August 16

    Summer Hours July 5 – August 16
    Summer Exams/Bar Exam: July 5 – July 27 Sunday 10:00 AM – 11:00 PM Monday – Friday  8:00 AM – 11:00 PM Saturday 9:00 AM – 10:00 PM Bar Exam: July 28 Monday  8:00 AM – 6:00 PM Summer Intersession:…
  • Jul 3

    Happy Independence Day 2014!

    Happy Independence Day 2014!
    Independence Day marks the adoption of the Declaration of Independence on July 4, 1776. But what exactly is this document? The Declaration of Independence is printed in Statutes at Large.  It is included in the the United…
  • Jul 2

    50th Anniversary of the Civil Rights Act of 1964

    50th Anniversary of the Civil Rights Act of 1964
    The Civil Rights Act of 1964 (Pub.L. 88–352, 78 Stat. 241) was signed into law by President Lyndon Johnson on July 2, 1964. The Act prohibits discrimination in public places, bans segregation in…
Rank this Week: 2849

John Palfrey's Blog

John Palfrey's Blog

Covers intellectual property, politics and teaching. By Harvard Law Professor and Executive Director of the Berkman Center for Internet & Society John Palfrey.

http://jpalfrey.andover.edu
  • Jul 2

    Recent Books: on Adolescence, Technology, Sexuality, and More

    Recent Books: on Adolescence, Technology, Sexuality, and More
    A few times per year, I have been sharing a “Head of School’s bookshelf” with community members at Phillips Academy.  It comes this time in two parts: 1) six books that are among those I’ve read in the past few…
  • Jun 26

    The next thing Silicon Valley needs to disrupt big time: its own culture

    The next thing Silicon Valley needs to disrupt big time: its own culture
    Originally posted on Quartz:There’s a problem with Silicon Valley and the subcultures that imitate it. It’s a design bug woven into people’s identities and sense of self-worth. Influential and otherwise very smart people…
  • May 9

    We’re now part of the DPLA

    We’re now part of the DPLA
    Originally posted on The Cambridge Room:The Cambridge Public Library is now officially part of the Digital Public Library of America or as it is informally called DPLA.  The Cambridge City Directories are now available at the…
Rank this Week: 2583

Internet For Lawyers

Internet For Lawyers

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

http://www.netforlawyers.com/newsitems
Rank this Week: 4743

Homeless Law Blog

Homeless Law Blog

Features questions and answers about how the law affects homeless life. By Linda Tashbook.

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

    Living in Your Car

    Living in Your Car
    On June 19, 2014, the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals decided the case of Desertrain v. Los Angeles against the city for ordering police to cite and arrest people who were living in their cars.  I published an analysis of the…
  • Jun 4

    Can shelters require you to take a drug test?

    Can shelters require you to take a drug test?
    Privately operated shelters are generally allowed to limit their populations in ways that might surprise you: They can allow people of just one gender to stay there. They can exclude children. They can exclude drug users. If the shelter is…
  • Jul 17

    How can homeless advocates get laws to change?

    How can homeless advocates get laws to change?
    There are several components to getting laws changed so that public services can better include homeless people and so that the government can better protect homeless people.
Rank this Week: 2534

WisBlawg

WisBlawg

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

http://www.law.wisc.edu/blogs/wisblawg/
  • Jun 26

    New features on Congress.Gov

    New features on Congress.Gov
    As Thomas.gov continues to evolve into Congress.Gov, more features are being added. Recently, In Custodia Legis, the Law Library of Congress Blog, announced some of most recent bells and whistles that were added: *You can now search for…
  • Jun 25

    Article: Is Confidentiality Really Forever -- Even If the Client Dies or Ceases to Exist?

    Article: Is Confidentiality Really Forever -- Even If the Client Dies or Ceases to Exist?
    A recent article available on SSRN examines the question, "Is Confidentiality Really Forever -- Even If the Client Dies or Ceases to Exist?" Here's he abstract:The law firm of Lizzie Borden's lead attorney continues to maintain her client…
  • Jun 23

    Visually Trace Progress of Federal Bills & Resolutions with Legislative Explorer

    Visually Trace Progress of Federal Bills & Resolutions with Legislative Explorer
    Legislative Explorer is a new tool to visually trace the progress bills and resolutions as they move through Congress. This tool help researchers observe large scale patterns and trends in congressional lawmaking without advanced…
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Elon Law Library

Elon Law Library

Features library news and updates. From Elon University School of Law Library.

http://elonlawlibrary.blogspot.com/
  • Jun 16

    New Library Materials - May 2014

    New Library Materials - May 2014
    The list of newly acquired library materials for the month of May 2014 is now online. Please click here for more information.
  • Jun 12

    New Library Materials - April 2014

    New Library Materials - April 2014
    The list of newly acquired library materials for the month of  April 2014 is now online. Please click here for more information.
  • May 14

    Summer access to Westlaw, Lexis and Bloomberg Law

    Summer access to Westlaw, Lexis and Bloomberg Law
    Lexis and Bloomberg Law permit unrestricted summer access to both continuing students and law graduates. Westlaw restricts summer access by students and graduates to specific purposes and requires those eligible to apply through their…
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Brian Huddleston

Brian Huddleston

Covers legal research, legal education and legal scholarship.

http://brianhuddleston.blogspot.com/
  • Jun 12

    Number Crunching for Fun and Profit (Well, for Fun and Coffee, at Least!)

    Number Crunching for Fun and Profit (Well, for Fun and Coffee, at Least!)
    After my post back in March about my color-coded table of the new rankings showing changes from last year to this year, I got a handful of e-mails asking about the raw data. I've gotten good at taking the PDFs of the rankings and turning them…
  • Jun 5

    2014 Hurricane Season Prediction

    2014 Hurricane Season Prediction
    Hurricane Season started this week and both of the big players in the prediction game are forecasting “average or below average” seasons:NOAANamed Storms:     8-13Hurricanes   …
  • May 8

    2014 Jazz Fest and “Climate Disruption”

    2014 Jazz Fest and “Climate Disruption”
    The National Climate Assessment that the White House released this week, according to media talking points, has given us a new piece of jargon: since rising temperatures have plateaued, the alarmists can’t say “global…
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Fairly Used Blog

Fairly Used Blog

Discusses news in the Copyright and Fair Use industry, as well as updates to the Stanford Copyright and Fair Use site.

http://fairuse.stanford.edu/blog/
  • Jun 10

    Hathi Trust case – full docket available at Justia

    Hathi Trust case – full docket available at Justia
    http://dockets.justia.com/docket/circuit-courts/ca2/12-4547 The post Hathi Trust case – full docket available at Justia appeared first on Stanford Copyright and Fair Use Center.
  • Jun 9

    Is it in the Public Domain? Review by Peter Hirtle

    Is it in the Public Domain? Review by Peter Hirtle
    Stanford Copyright and Fair Use Center Advisory Board Member Peter Hirtle reviews Is it in the Public Domain? It is very difficult to determine whether works are in the public domain in the United States.  That is why I had to…
  • Jun 6

    Public Domain Handbook – Samuelson clinic

    Public Domain Handbook – Samuelson clinic
    The Samuelson clinic has put together what  looks like a useful, thorough new handbook to help you determine if a work is in the public domain. http://www.law.berkeley.edu/files/Final_PublicDomain_Handbook.pdf Most helpful is the…
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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/
  • Jun 10

    2014 Summer Research Challenge

    2014 Summer Research Challenge
    If you cannot view the contents of this post, please visit this link: http://events.nyls.edu/LIBRSummerResearchChallengeFlyer2014
  • Jun 6

    Library Resources for Alumni

    Library Resources for Alumni
    Congratulations to the Class of 2014!  We’ve really enjoyed working with you throughout your years here and hope that as alumni you continue to take advantage of the many library resources that are available to you. In addition to…
  • Jun 5

    Make The Library Your Home Office

    Make The Library Your Home Office
    Summer’s finally here! Wherever you may be working or studying this summer, think of the Mendik Library as your home office.  Reference librarians are available all summer, including most weekends, to help with any research…
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CS-SIS

CS-SIS

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

http://cssis.org
  • 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,…
  • May 15

    2014 Election Result

    2014 Election Result
    Congratulations to our newly elected CS-SIS board members:Kincaid C. Brown (University of Michigan), Vice-chair/Chair ElectPatrick Butler (University of Connecticut), Member-at-largeMany thanks to all of our excellent candidates, and to the…
  • May 1

    Coaching Small Shifts to Smaller Device

    Coaching Small Shifts to Smaller Device
    I think it’s rather likely that most readers who regularly check in with this blog are fairly curious about and comfortable trying out new technologies.  Of course, there are also those of us who dive in a bit more cautiously;…
Rank this Week: 4252

Class Action Countermeasures

Class Action Countermeasures

Covers class action defense. By McGuireWoods LLP.

http://www.classactioncountermeasures.com
  • Jun 5

    The Cost-Conscious Plaintiff

    The Cost-Conscious Plaintiff
    After years in the class action defense bar, I’ve learned that few things will get the average non-lawyer to think I’m doing God’s work more than talking about class action attorneys’ fees. The general consensus is…
  • Jun 3

    Can Class Counsel Use Discovery to Find Their Named Plaintiffs?

    Can Class Counsel Use Discovery to Find Their Named Plaintiffs?
    Two couples, the Varsamises and the Giannopolouses, sued Iberia Air Lines for not properly compensating them after their international flights were delayed. Their counsel soon ran into plaintiff-related difficulties: the Giannopolouses were…
  • May 26

    The Peril of the Professional Plaintiff – Donaca v. Dish Network, LLC

    The Peril of the Professional Plaintiff – Donaca v. Dish Network, LLC
    Historically, courts have grudgingly accepted the professional plaintiff in class action practice. As Judge Easterbrook of the Seventh Circuit once said, in the context of a FCRA class action, the word professional “implies experience,…
Rank this Week: 4034

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/
  • Jun 2

    Build Your Business Knowledge with CORe and the Harvard Business School

    Build Your Business Knowledge with CORe and the Harvard Business School
    In the world of higher education, web-based learning is nothing new. Many institutions offer online degree programs in a variety of disciplines, and the world of MOOCs is growing by leaps and bounds, but, according to critics, online…
  • May 7

    The Elizabethan Law Library

    The Elizabethan Law Library
    by Heather Kushnerick, Special Collections Librarian     Finals have begun and, after three years of dedicated work, the end is in sight for the class of 2014. This year also marks the 450th birthday of William…
  • Apr 27

    Summer Clerkship Videos by Bloomberg

    Summer Clerkship Videos by Bloomberg
    As the spring semester comes to an end and students prepare for their summer clerkships/ internships Bloomberg Law is posting a series of video lectures on Federal Research in Bloomberg Law.  In your spare time view some of the videos to…
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Harrisburg Campus Library Blogs

Harrisburg Campus Library Blogs

From Widener Law.

http://blogs.lawlib.widener.edu/harrisburg
  • May 27

    Summer Schedule – May 27 through July 27

    Summer Schedule – May 27 through July 27
      Monday—Thursday       8 a.m.—11 p.m.…
  • May 13

    Between Session Hour

    Between Session Hour
    May 13             8am – 10pm May 14-16        8am – 8pm May 17            …
  • Apr 23

    Exam Hour

    Exam Hour
      April 25—May 12 8 a.m.—2 a.m. Everyday    
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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/
  • May 27

    Legal News & Analysis: How to Stay Current

    Legal News & Analysis: How to Stay Current
    In a previous post, we  told you about how to stay current with New Jersey Legal (& Local) News. Whether using print or electronic versions of legal newspapers and periodicals, staying current with current events may give you an edge…
  • May 23

    The Search Engine That Doesn’t Track You Just Got Better – DuckDuckGo.

    The Search Engine That Doesn’t Track You Just Got Better – DuckDuckGo.
    Originally posted on The Researching Paralegal:DuckDuckGo, The Search Engine That Doesn’t Track You, Makes Terrific Overhaul Official, by Zach Miners, PC World http://tinyurl.com/os4eyxr DuckDuckGo, the privacy-themed search engine, has…
  • Apr 28

    U.S. Federal Agency Documents, Decisions, and Appeal

    U.S. Federal Agency Documents, Decisions, and Appeal
    A new library collection is available through the Law Library’s HeinOnline database: U.S. Federal Agency Documents, Decisions, and Appeals. This library features: … the reports, decisions, and records, this library is a complete…
Rank this Week: 3760

New Jersey Law Librarians…

New Jersey Law Librarians Association (NJLLA)

Features New Jersey law library news.

http://njlla.org/blog/
  • May 12

    Ronald McDonald House Thanks NJLLA for Donation

    Ronald McDonald House Thanks NJLLA for Donation
    The NJLLA Community Service Committee would like to share this thank you letter from the Ronald McDonald House for the funds our members donated at the April program. Your generosity is much appreciated!
  • Apr 24

    2014 Annual Business Meeting and Program – May 15, 2014

    2014 Annual Business Meeting and Program – May 15, 2014
    [ May 15, 2014; 12:00 pm to 2:30 pm. ] Program Description: Tips for Searching and Teaching Google       We all use Google and other search engines for research every day. Kathy Taggart will give tips for more…
  • Apr 16

    2014 – 2015 Nominees for Office!

    2014 – 2015 Nominees for Office!
    The New Jersey Law Librarians Association announces the 2014-2015 Nomination Slate.    
Rank this Week: 3224

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/
  • Apr 23

    Minority Television Project, Inc. v. FCC, No. 13-1124, Brief for Amici Curiae Law Professors in Support of Petitioner

    Minority Television Project, Inc. v. FCC, No. 13-1124, Brief for Amici Curiae Law Professors in Support of Petitioner
    Minority Television Project, Inc. v. FCC, No. 13-1124, Brief for Amici Curiae Law Professors in Support of Petitioner, available at http://bit.ly/MinorityTelevisionAmicus: This brief amicus curiae in support of petitioner Minority Television…
  • Mar 25

    An Agricultural Law Jeremiad: The Harvest Is Past, the Summer Is Ended, and Seed Is Not Saved

    An Agricultural Law Jeremiad: The Harvest Is Past, the Summer Is Ended, and Seed Is Not Saved
    James Ming Chen, An Agricultural Law Jeremiad: The Harvest Is Past, the Summer Is Ended, and Seed Is Not Saved, 2014 Wisconsin Law Review (forthcoming), available at http://ssrn.com/abstract=2387998 or http://bit.ly/SeedIsNotSaved, and to be…
  • Mar 19

    Flagging prospect theory

    Flagging prospect theory
    James Ming Chen, Flagging Prospect Theory, available at http://www.ssrn.com/abstract=2216916 or http://bit.ly/FlaggingProspectTheory: The basic tenets of prospect theory, a bedrock principle of behavioral economics, can be illustrated by what…
Rank this Week: 3034

The Stream: Courthouse Libraries…

The Stream: Courthouse Libraries BC Blog

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

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

    Tricky Legislation: The Adult Guardianship Act

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

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

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

    WESA reading roundup

    WESA reading roundup
    With the March 31, 2014 coming into force date of the Wills, Estate and Succession Act, SBC 2009, c. 13 fast approaching, many practitioners are looking for quick ways to get up to speed. Here is a roundup of some tips and…
Rank this Week: 4243

GGU Law Library Blog

GGU Law Library Blog

Covers legal news and library updates. From the Golden Gate University School of Law Library.

http://goldengatelawlibrary.blogspot.com/
  • Apr 15

    Using Legislative History to Find Legislative Intent

    Using Legislative History to Find Legislative Intent
    Improve your legislative history research skills!  This webinar is designed to help students and recent graduates (and anyone else) get a head start on the type of research they are likely to be assigned during their summer positions. The…
  • Mar 17

    Survey Result

    Survey Result
    View a summary of the law library survey results: Student survey Faculty/Staff survey
  • Feb 24

    Winners!

    Winners!
    Thank you to all of the students who completed the law library survey! Congratulations to the winners of the prize drawing. $25 Amazon Gift Cards               Lien Tran Walaiporn Mekkriengkrai Ashley Dalton …
Rank this Week: 4286

Law Bod Blog

Law Bod Blog

News and chat from the Bodleian Law Library at Oxford University.

http://lawbod.wordpress.com
  • Apr 15

    The Law Bod Blog is moving!

    The Law Bod Blog is moving!
    You can now find us at http://blogs.bodleian.ox.ac.uk/lawbod/, the new home of Bodleian Libraries blogs.  If you follow us by RSS, or through our Twitter, Facebook and website updates you don’t need to do anything – all these…
  • Apr 4

    10 am opening on Tuesday 8 April 2014

    10 am opening on Tuesday 8 April 2014
    Please note that, due to an electrical shutdown for the entire St Cross Building from 6.30am to 10am on Tuesday 8 April,  the Bodleian Law Library will not open until 10am. Apologies for any inconvenience caused.    
  • Mar 28

    Flowers for Mothers’ Day

    Flowers for Mothers’ Day
    With Mothering Sunday this weekend, I thought it would be nice to take a quick walk through some of the traditional gifts for the day. Sadly I couldn’t find any legal references to Simnel Cake, though I’d had hopes for IP-related…
Rank this Week: 4296