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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: 1952

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: 2161

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/
  • Jan 23

    The Otis Family: Part 1

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

    Happy holidays to all!

    Happy holidays to all!
    Nothing like a few law-related puns to bring cheer to a holiday party! Our postcard collection, generously donated by Professor Michael Hoeflich, includes quite a few holiday-themed cards. Check out the webpage for our law in postcards…
  • Dec 10

    New acquisition: colonial American imprint of Henry Care's English Libertie

    New acquisition: colonial American imprint of Henry Care's English Libertie
    Henry Care's English Liberties, or the Free-born Subject's Inheritance was originally published in England around 1680 (the title page had no year). The book is a layman's guide to English law and government, with a focus on the Magna Cagna,…
Rank this Week: 2618

Cocky Law Blawg

Cocky Law Blawg

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

http://blawg.law.sc.edu
  • Jan 23

    This Week in Legal New

    This Week in Legal New
    The U.S. Supreme Court this week heard oral arguments in Rodriguez v. United States, a case that asks whether a police officer can extend a completed traffic stop to conduct a dog sniff, absent reasonable suspicion or other lawful…
  • Jan 19

    Who Are These People – Hon. Matthew J. Perry

    Who Are These People – Hon. Matthew J. Perry
    The Honorable Matthew J. Perry is our second entry into  the “Who Are These People” series.  Judge Perry, or should I say the painting of Judge Perry, hangs in the esteemed position directly above the reference…
  • Jan 16

    This Week in Legal New

    This Week in Legal New
    On Monday, the US Supreme Court heard a new religious rights case involving an Arizona town requiring a church to remove signs about its worship services. The US Court of Appeal for the 10th Circuit affirmed the dismissal of a lawsuit against…
Rank this Week: 2267

Pappas Law Library Blog

Pappas Law Library Blog

From the Boston University School of Law.

http://bulawinteractive.org/libraryblog/
  • 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…
  • Jan 21

    New Resource: World Treaty Library

    New Resource: World Treaty Library
    Hein Online’s World Treaty Library is a significant step forward for those doing treaty research. Hein Online has been a great source for obtaining the texts of treaties: the U.S. Treaties and Agreements Library provides a range of…
Rank this Week: 2339

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,…
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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
  • Jan 22

    New Books List for January 2015

    New Books List for January 2015
    Every month the Cornell Law Library adds new titles to its collection. The most recent additions for January 2015 are posted, here. A few highlights from this month’s additions are featured below. eQuality: The Struggle for Web…
  • Jan 21

    Spring Carrel Sign-Up Information

    Spring Carrel Sign-Up Information
    Carrels are available for signup on a first-come, first-serve basis for 2Ls, 3Ls, and LLMs ONLY. Students working on journals or as research assistants for professors receive priority and can sign up for a carrel a day early on January 21st…
  • Jan 16

    MLK Day and Spring Semester Hour

    MLK Day and Spring Semester Hour
    Spring semester regular hours will begin this weekend: Saturday, Jan 17- 10:30am-5:00pm Sunday, Jan 18- 10:30am-8:00pm We will be closed on Monday, Jan 19 in observance of Martin Luther King Jr. Day.
Rank this Week: 2445

Oregon Legal Research

Oregon Legal Research

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

http://blog.oregonlegalresearch.com/
  • Jan 22

    Multnomah County Circuit Courthouse Project: Public Meetings (Jan & Feb 2015)

    Multnomah County Circuit Courthouse Project: Public Meetings (Jan & Feb 2015)
    The Oregonian reports that: Multnomah County wants input for new courthouse project This information is not yet posted at the Multnomah County Circuit Court website, but you can contact the Court if you have questions. From their Contact Us…
  • Jan 20

    Oregon Attorney General’s 2014 Public Records and Meetings Manual

    Oregon Attorney General’s 2014 Public Records and Meetings Manual
    The  Oregon Attorney General’s 2014 Public Records and Meetings Manual is available for viewing and purchase.  (The last edition was published in 2011.) Please visit the ODOJ website for information on downloading and ordering…
  • Jan 20

    CLEs for Oregon Solo and Small Firm Practitioners: Legal Lunchbox Serie

    CLEs for Oregon Solo and Small Firm Practitioners: Legal Lunchbox Serie
    The OSB Sole and Small Firm Practitioners’ Section executive committee is starting a series of free or low-cost (for non-SSFP members) CLEs that may be of interest to solos or small firm practitioners. The series starts Wednesday,…
Rank this Week: 2387

Vermont Law School's Library Blog

Vermont Law School's Library Blog

Covers legal news and information about the library.

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

    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…
  • 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 Period…
Rank this Week: 2157

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: 2214

Strictly Legal - The Birkbeck Law…

Strictly Legal - The Birkbeck Law Librarian's Blog

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

http://birkbecklibrarylaw.blogspot.com/
  • Jan 8

    Spring term - Library Workshop

    Spring term - Library Workshop
    Details of the latest Library workshop programme have just been published. The programme includes a session aimed at law students, 'Beyond Lexis Library & Westlaw UK' scheduled to take place on Saturday February 28th.  The session…
  • Jan 5

    Oxford Law Vox - new podcast series from Oxford University Pre

    Oxford Law Vox - new podcast series from Oxford University Pre
    Oxford Law Vox, a new monthly podcast "introduces leading experts from a wide variety of disciplines to discuss significant aspects of their respective fields in a series of accessible and stimulating discourses". Kicking off the series is…
  • Dec 18

    Christmas opening hours & festive greeting

    Christmas opening hours & festive greeting
    As you may have seen elsewhere, for the first time this year the Library will be open between Christmas and New Year, as well as during the three days before the start of term. Full details can be found on the Library web site. We're…
Rank this Week: 2218

Nevada Supreme Court Library

Nevada Supreme Court Library

Covers legal research tips. By Paula Doty and Christine Timko.

http://nvsctlawlib.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 2617

Regent Law Library

Regent Law Library

Features library and legal news.

http://regentlawlibrary.blogspot.com/
  • 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.
  • Nov 7

    New Future Interests App!

    New Future Interests App!
    A professor at University of South Carolina School of Law has just launched an app designed to help students studying Estates, Future Interests, and the RAP.  According to the description, "this app provides step-by-step instructions to…
Rank this Week: 2212

New Jersey Law Librarians…

New Jersey Law Librarians Association (NJLLA)

Features New Jersey law library news.

http://njlla.org/blog/
  • 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…
  • Nov 3

    Save the Dates: Upcoming NJLLA Event

    Save the Dates: Upcoming NJLLA Event
    In addition to our November 20th program and luncheon on Business Resources, we have also scheduled the two next events. NJLLA’s Annual Holiday Party will be held on Wednesday, December 3 from 5-8 pm at the Rutgers Law Library…
  • Oct 30

    November Meeting: Business Resources at the Rutgers Dana Library

    November Meeting: Business Resources at the Rutgers Dana Library
    [ November 20, 2014; 12:00 pm to 2:00 pm. ] Ka-Neng Au and Roberta (Bobbie) Tipton, two business librarians with extensive experience at the John Cotton Dana Library of Rutgers University Libraries, will provide us with the latest details…
Rank this Week: 2378

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: 2642

Buffalo Wings & Toasted…

Buffalo Wings & Toasted Ravioli

Law, social media, and social networking technologies, with excursions into politics, travel, food and drink. By Professor James G. Milles.

http://jimmilles.com
  • May 12

    Law School Abhors a Vacuum

    Law School Abhors a Vacuum
    Nicole Black’s latest piece has useful and important things to say about law practice and the state of legal education. In recent months, because of a number of professional endeavors, I’ve had the opportunity to engage with…
  • May 10

    Good news, bad new

    Good news, bad new
    I have very mixed feelings about this. The fact that the USA Freedom Act has achieved such wide-ranging support may be less an indication of its compromises than of a fundamental shift in American views. In July 2013, following the ……
  • Apr 1

    NYS Board of Law Examiners to Simplify Character and Fitness Examination

    NYS Board of Law Examiners to Simplify Character and Fitness Examination
    The New York State Board of Law Examiners today announced plans to simplify the Character and Fitness investigation process. “The current process, requiring the bar applicant to submit a significant amount of…
Rank this Week: 2146

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: 2153

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 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.    
Rank this Week: 2140

Law Library News

Law Library News

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

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

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

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

    Summer 2013 Access to Law Library Material & Information

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

    May Featured Videos – Hidden Gem

    May Featured Videos – Hidden Gem
    For May I have chosen 10 interesting videos that have not been previously highlighted. Note: as of May 1st the Law Library is swipe card access only. However, you can still borrow these videos by finding them in the online catalogue and using…
Rank this Week: 2181

University of Baltimore Law…

University of Baltimore Law Library Blog

Provides news and links of interest to the law school community.

http://ublawlibrary.wordpress.com
  • Feb 12

    Better late than never

    Better late than never
    In addition to the new databases we mentioned in the last post, the library also added some new hardware. You have probably noticed that we no longer have any photocopiers in the library. These have been replaced by three book scanners. There…
  • Jan 16

    New Database Content

    New Database Content
    We have recently added more content to our HeinOnline Database, which you can get to via our Research Databases link.  The most important of addition was the United Nations Law Collection, which contains exact reproductions of major…
  • May 1

    New Building

    New Building
    Our new building has been getting a lot of press recently, and rightfully so. The new law school building is gorgeous. Read some of the stories and see pitures in: 1. Baltimore Business Journal: University of Baltimore offers glimpse into new…
Rank this Week: 2177

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: 2198

l r c - o r b i t ... ... ... the…

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

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

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

    ATL's Legally Themed Halloween Costume Contest

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

    LRC October Trivia Winner!

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

    Happy Halloween from the LRC!

    Happy Halloween from the LRC!
Rank this Week: 2151

Law Firm Bottom_Line

Law Firm Bottom_Line

Discussion on cost recovery, legal information services contracts and legal research training.

http://lawfirmbottomline.wordpress.com
  • Dec 12

    A Major Shift – Transforming the Practice of Law

    A Major Shift – Transforming the Practice of Law
    We at Cable&Clark have evolved over the years, adapting to change and market needs. Right now, we are going through a major shift in our business model — a model that changes that way we deliver our services to clients ……
  • Dec 12

    A Major Shift – Transforming the Practice of Law

    A Major Shift – Transforming the Practice of Law
    We at Cable&Clark have evolved over the years, adapting to change and market needs. Right now, we are going through a major shift in our business model — a model that changes that way we deliver our services to clients … Continue reading…
  • Nov 14

    Change anyone?

    Change anyone?
    Everyone knows that change is inevitable. For law firms and their law libraries, significant change has occurred over the last decade and will continue for the unforeseen future. Change is a necessity for survival. I’ve been an advocate of…
Rank this Week: 2176

Foreign Collection Development…

Foreign Collection Development Blog (FCIL-SIS)

Discusses new titles and current issues in collection development for law librarians who collect foreign and international law at their institutions.

http://foreignlawcollections.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 2149

shlep: the Self-Help Law ExPress

shlep: the Self-Help Law ExPress

News, views and information on self-help law and pro se litigation.

http://blogs.law.harvard.edu/shlep
  • Feb 19

    Help for pro se users in Clark County, Indiana

    Help for pro se users in Clark County, Indiana
    Commissioners OK legal help center for courthouse New appointment made to fill a void in County Courts By BRADEN LAMMERS Braden.Lammers@newsandtribune.com Judicial matters were the predominant theme at the Clark County Commissioners meeting…
  • Jan 5

    New York Times op/ed piece about self-help representation

    New York Times op/ed piece about self-help representation
    Two state judges opine about the state of accessibility to the legal system. As the economy has worsened, the ranks of the self-represented poor have expanded. In a recent informal study conducted by the Self-Represented Litigation Network,…
  • Jan 5

    Indianapolis law library closes but self-help center remains open

    Indianapolis law library closes but self-help center remains open
    Librarian Zoya Golban turned off the lights and locked the doors Wednesday at the Marion County Law Library for the last time. The cozy repository for legal materials and publicly accessible computers on the third floor of the City-County…
Rank this Week: 2308

John Eaton's blog of miscellaneous…

John Eaton's blog of miscellaneous & interesting (to him, anyway) stuff

Covers technology and legal research.

http://jeaton23.wordpress.com
  • Jun 23

    Twitter & Podcast

    Twitter & Podcast
    I have previously downloaded podcasts from Itunes and so I’m pretty familiar with that method of content delivery, but Twitter was new to me.  I signed up yesterday (June 22) and added a few celebs, etc. to my “following” list.  It…
  • Jun 23

    Twitter & Podcast

    Twitter & Podcast
    I have previously downloaded podcasts from Itunes and so I’m pretty familiar with that method of content delivery, but Twitter was new to me.  I signed up yesterday (June 22) and added a few celebs, etc. to my…
  • May 28

    Book launch

    Book launch
    Eaton & Le May at booklaunch
Rank this Week: 2171

Due Process

Due Process

By the Georgetown Law Library.

https://blogs.commons.georgetown.edu/dueprocess/
  • Jan 21

    Spring 2015 Faculty RA Training

    Spring 2015 Faculty RA Training
    The library will be offering two research training sessions for new faculty research assistants this spring. In this training, research assistants will learn about library services and policies and will gain an introduction to our databases…
  • Jan 21

    State of the Union Address Archive

    State of the Union Address Archive
    Last night, President Barack Obama delivered the sixth State of the Union address of his presidency. Did you know you can access all of the other State of the Union addresses at the American Presidency Project?  While many have been…
  • Jan 13

    The Charlie Hebdo Attacks In France Last Week

    The Charlie Hebdo Attacks In France Last Week
    Paris and two of its suburbs were the latest locations of attacks perpetuated by Islamic extremists. Sunday, over a million people of various faiths gathered in Paris to show solidarity in wake of the turmoil caused by the violent events.…
Rank this Week: 2656

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 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…
  • May 22

    The Price of Open and Free

    The Price of Open and Free
    On May 1st, a Texas law student uploaded the specs for 3D printing of a single-shot pistol to the web – specs that were downloaded over 100,000 times before the U.S. State Department asked that he remove them from his site.…
Rank this Week: 3282

Class Action Countermeasures

Class Action Countermeasures

Covers class action defense. By McGuireWoods LLP.

http://www.classactioncountermeasures.com
  • Jan 21

    Brief Travel Interlude

    Brief Travel Interlude
    My apologies for this abbreviated entry.  I’ve been traveling with family for the past week, and two small, jet-lagged children are not conducive to getting blog entries finished.  (When the laptop is open right now,…
  • Jan 13

    Rule 23 Study Agenda – Objector

    Rule 23 Study Agenda – Objector
    Oft-maligned objectors serve a valuable function in class actions.  Rather than trying to rein them in; the Advisory Committee should work on reducing the need for them.  No one likes objectors.  Plaintiffs don’t like…
  • Jan 7

    The Rules Advisory Committee Study Agenda – Cy Pre

    The Rules Advisory Committee Study Agenda – Cy Pre
    Cy pres is an occasionally useful tool.  But limiting or eliminating it would clarify the underlying principles of the class action.    In the last five years, the use of cy pres relief in settlements has become…
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VALLTalk

VALLTalk

From the Virginia Association of Law Libraries.

http://valltalk.blogspot.com/
  • 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.…
  • Jan 20

    Remembering Teresa Parker-Bellamy

    Remembering Teresa Parker-Bellamy
    by Evelyn Campbell It is with deep regret that we note the passing of longtime VALL member, Teresa Parker-Bellamy, on January 7, 2015.  Teresa was head of bibliographic services at Regent University Law Library from 1996 - 2013.…
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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
  • Jan 13

    New Minnesota Expungement Law Allows for Sealing of Certain Criminal Record

    New Minnesota Expungement Law Allows for Sealing of Certain Criminal Record
    A new Minnesota criminal-record expungement law allows people convicted of misdemeanors, gross misdemeanors and some nonviolent felonies to ask a judge to seal their criminal records.
  • Jan 12

    Google Apps for Work Adds Mobile Device Management Tools for iOS Device

    Google Apps for Work Adds Mobile Device Management Tools for iOS Device
    Google recently released a Mobile Device Management (MDM) tool for iOS devices that access cloud-stored data in Google's paid Apps for Work (Education and Government) cloud productivity suites.
  • Jan 11

    South Carolina, North Carolina, California In-Person MCLE Seminar

    South Carolina, North Carolina, California In-Person MCLE Seminar
    Company principals, Carole Levitt and Mark Rosch will present the following in-person Continuing Legal Education seminars in South Carolina, North Carolina, and Los Angeles, California during January and February. Since 1999, Internet For…
Rank this Week: 3129

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/
  • Dec 22

    How much of a photo do you need to alter to avoid copyright infringement? Hint: Cheshire Cat

    How much of a photo do you need to alter to avoid copyright infringement? Hint: Cheshire Cat
    Bloggers and artists often ask, “how much of a photo do you need to alter to avoid copyright infringement?”   Five changes? Fifteen?  The Seventh Circuit addressed the issue in the Kienitz v Sconnie Nation case recently.…
  • Nov 10

    IP Without IP? A Study of the Online Adult Entertainment Industry

    IP Without IP? A Study of the Online Adult Entertainment Industry
    Stanford Technology Law Review https://journals.law.stanford.edu/stanford-technology-law-review/online/ip-without-ip-study-online-adult-entertainment-industry   Kate Darling Existing copyright policy is based largely on the utilitarian…
  • Aug 29

    Guidance on websites and copyright registration from the U.S. Copyright Office

    Guidance on websites and copyright registration from the U.S. Copyright Office
    As part of its new draft Compendium of U.S. Copyright Office Practices, Third Edition, we have guidance on registration for websites.  The draft of the full compendium is over 1200 pages and covers publication, recordation, notice,…
Rank this Week: 2836

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
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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/
  • Dec 13

    Live Blogging from the LegalEdWeb Webinar

    Live Blogging from the LegalEdWeb Webinar
    Jeremiah Ho of University of Massachusetts Dartmouth Law (above) led a webinar entitled “Flipping of the Law Classroom: Infusing Active Learning Through Technology.” Here are some of his key points: Flipped learning is…
  • Dec 12

    Make Up Classe

    Make Up Classe
    Though law school classes are rarely cancelled, what can a professor do to “make up the class” if a class is cancelled. Rescheduling is usually not an option due room schedules and student schedules. Ignoring it is not an option…
  • Dec 10

    Free Webinar on Friday — Flipping he Law Classroom: Infusing Active Learning Through Technology

    Free Webinar on Friday — Flipping he Law Classroom: Infusing Active Learning Through Technology
    Originally posted on Best Practices for Legal Education:As the semester comes to a close it is a fantastic opportunity to reflect on your teaching strategies and what worked and what did not. If you have thought about introducing blended…
Rank this Week: 3137

Law Libraries Association of…

Law Libraries Association of Alabama

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

    2014 Fall Meeting

    2014 Fall Meeting
    The 2014 Fall Meeting has been scheduled for Friday, December 12th.Department of Archives & History624 Washington AvenueMontgomeryCome hear Ms. Tenee Frazier, Assistant General Counsel of the Alabama League of Municipalities and Tour the…
  • Nov 5

    2013 Fall Meeting Detail

    2013 Fall Meeting Detail
    2013 Fall Meeting Details:LLAA Fall MeetingNovember 15, 2013  Samford UniversityLucille Stewart Beeson Law Library Friendship RoomBirmingham, Alabama9:00 - 10:00: Welcome/Registration with Light Breakfast 10:00 am - …
  • Sep 18

    Fall Meeting date set

    Fall Meeting date set
    The LLAA 2013 Fall meeting will be held November 15th at Cumberland.  Details to follow soon.
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Brian Huddleston

Brian Huddleston

Covers legal research, legal education and legal scholarship.

http://brianhuddleston.blogspot.com/
  • Sep 26

    Don't Remember that Plot Point

    Don't Remember that Plot Point
    Looking for books on the French law of successions and this came up on Worldcat:I don't remember that part of the movie from when I was a kid. Don't think the professor needs this.
  • Sep 23

    New York Times: One Letter, One Hell of Typo

    New York Times: One Letter, One Hell of Typo
    Reading yesterday’s New York Times - in print - this sentence caught my eye: Wait, why was someone protesting “the Church of Scientology for the Killing of Michael Brown in Fergeson, Mo.” ?Of course, it’s a typo, but a…
  • Aug 12

    Ian Fleming and the "Terrible Grip of Blood Lust"

    Ian Fleming and the "Terrible Grip of Blood Lust"
    Today is the fiftieth anniversary of the death of Ian Fleming. His novels and short stories flesh out the character of James Bond more than most of the movies do, and you can see him arc from youthful idealism to cold realism over the course…
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Law Librarians

Law Librarians

By Mark Giangrande and Joe Hodnicki.

http://llb2.com/
  • Sep 2

    The New Lexis Advance

    The New Lexis Advance
    The new Lexis Advance interface is supposed to hit screens everywhere on September 8, at least according to this announcement from Lexis.  I can’t say enough bad things about the old (current) interface.  I hope the usability…
  • Aug 4

    What’s in your Toolbox for using PACER for Empirical Research?

    What’s in your Toolbox for using PACER for Empirical Research?
    The following is a guest post by Beth E. Applebaum of the Arthur Neef Law Library at Wayne State University in Detroit Michigan.  I’m a big fan of Bloomberg Law’s docket search feature, but it does have limitations whether…
  • 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…
Rank this Week: 2688

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…
Rank this Week: 3439

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 …
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LLNE News

LLNE News

Features member news, LLNE updates, and tips on technology. By the editors of the LLNE News.

http://llne.blogspot.com/
  • Apr 7

    We've moved!

    We've moved!
    The LLNE Blog has moved. Come visit us at http://llne.org/blog.
  • Sep 27

    LLNE Fall Meeting 2013

    LLNE Fall Meeting 2013
    Social Law Library will be hosting the LLNE annual Fall Meeting on Friday, October 4th, 2013. For more details, agenda, speakers, and registration information, please go to the meeting website.  This year’s topic is the…
  • Jun 8

    Register now for the LLNE Annual Business…

    Register now for the LLNE Annual Business Meeting and LuncheonThe menu and registration details for the LLNE Annual Business Meeting and Luncheon are now available on the LLNE website.To register for the luncheon, please RSVP by email to…
Rank this Week: 3497

Strategic Librarian

Strategic Librarian

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

http://strategiclibrarian.com
  • Mar 11

    Disruptive Technology or Innovation is Not a Myth

    Disruptive Technology or Innovation is Not a Myth
    The first paragraph in this post is part of the Pinhawk Librarian News Digest today – a daily email newsletter I edit.  What follows are my thoughts on the idea of disruptive technology/innovation being a myth. Wikipedia defines…
  • Aug 29

    Storytelling: From Analytics to Qualitative Measurement

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

    LAC Group & Rapid Research Solutions: R2S

    LAC Group & Rapid Research Solutions: R2S
    I’ve made a few career changes over the last few years, but nothing compares to what I am currently doing.  I was asked to join LAC Group last year and was very excited to start in July after discussions with law librarian,…
Rank this Week: 2957

law.librarians

law.librarians

Features links and resources from a community of law librarians.

http://lawlibrarians.wordpress.com
Rank this Week: 3472

Nota Bibliothecae

Nota Bibliothecae

From the Zimmerman Law Library at the University of Dayton School of Law.

http://notabibliothecae.blogspot.com/
  • Sep 19

    Facebook "Likes" Ruled to be Constitutionally Protected Free Speech

    Facebook "Likes" Ruled to be Constitutionally Protected Free Speech
    Yesterday, the U.S. Court of Appeals in Richmond, Virginia issued its decision regarding First Amendment protection of Facebook “likes” of candidates’ Facebook pages.  In ruling that liking these Facebook pages is…
  • Mar 21

    Drones v. Privacy

    Drones v. Privacy
    The use of drones by the military has become increasingly prevalent in the United States’ conflicts in the Middle East.  However, with the cost of these “unmanned aerial systems”, there is now talk about potential use…
  • Jan 17

    Potential Challenges to New Gun Control Agenda

    Potential Challenges to New Gun Control Agenda
    Yesterday, President Obama announced, in response to the school shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary, his plans to curb gun violence.  In setting forth his agenda, the President is asking Congress to renew a ban on the sale of assault…
Rank this Week: 3401

Suffolk Law Library Blog

Suffolk Law Library Blog

http://suffolklawlibrary.blogspot.com/
  • Mar 28

    Legal Research Workshop

    Legal Research Workshop
    Are you concerned about your first real world research assignment?  Come to any of our 30-minute workshops and sharpen your research skills, stand out in a sea of resumes, and prepare yourself for summer jobs and beyond.  We're…
  • Mar 11

    Legal Research in the Real World: A Panel Discussion

    Legal Research in the Real World: A Panel Discussion
    Are you concerned about your first real world research assignment? The law library and the LPS faculty are co-sponsoring Legal Research in the Real World: A Panel Discussion on Wednesday, March 27, 2013 from 5:00pm to 6:00pm in the 1st floor…
  • Dec 20

    Judge rejects bid by Sally Roberts to stop her son having radiotherapy, saying any further delays would be detrimental

    Judge rejects bid by Sally Roberts to stop her son having radiotherapy, saying any further delays would be detrimental
    A British Judge rejected a bid by Sally Roberts to stop her son having radiotherapy, saying any further delays would be detrimental."A mother involved in a legal battle to prevent her seven-year-old son from having radiotherapy to treat a…
Rank this Week: 2668

Law Library of Congress: Webcasts

Law Library of Congress: Webcasts

Webcasts of selected events from the Law Library of Congress.

http://www.loc.gov/law/news/webcasts.php
  • Nov 25

    Legal Challenges Facing NATO at 60

    Legal Challenges Facing NATO at 60
    The Law Library of Congress and the Inter-University Center for Terrorism Studies held a panel on July 9 about the North American Treaty Organization as it turns 60. Topics discussed include NATO expansion in Eastern Europe, training in…
  • Nov 25

    Introduction to GLIN (Global Legal Information Network)

    Introduction to GLIN (Global Legal Information Network)
    From the Law Library of Congress, a short video is now available for viewing. Introduction to GLIN, featuring GLIN Director Janice Hyde and Comparative Law Specialist Hanibal Goitom, explains how the Global Legal Information Network works.
  • Nov 25

    Webcast: Law Day 2009 - The Emancipation Proclamation

    Webcast: Law Day 2009 - The Emancipation Proclamation
    The Law Library of Congress and the Friends of the Law Library of Congress present a celebration of Law Day, 2009, with an insightful panel discussion about what is probably the most profound document in U.S. history: the Emancipation…
Rank this Week: 3463