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novalawcity

novalawcity

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

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

    Novalawcity is moving!

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

    Office of the Law Revision Counsel wants YOU!

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

    Getting to know LLTC: Mitch Silverman (addendum)

    Getting to know LLTC: Mitch Silverman (addendum)
    Wups--I forgot to post my picture with my blog profile! Here's me, the day my bright, shiny new nameplate was first put up.
Rank this Week: 1715

D'Angelo Law Library Blog

D'Angelo Law Library Blog

Covers legal research.

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

    The D’Angelo Law Library Blog has a New Home

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

    New D'Angelo Law Library Blog Coming Soon!

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

    Microsoft Office Training for Law Student

    Microsoft Office Training for Law Student
    A full day of Microsoft Office training for Law Students will be held on Saturday, April 2nd, beginning at 9:00 AM in classroom V.  This program will give students the basic skills on MS Office (Word, Excel, and PowerPoint) needed during…
Rank this Week: 1564

Legal Periodicals

Legal Periodicals

For those interested in legal periodical publishing, indexing, searching, ranking and use. Edited by John Doyle, Washington and Lee University Law Library.

http://bloggery.wlu.edu/lawrevs/
  • Feb 20

    article on law review

    article on law review
    An article of mine, to be published soon in the Journal of Appellate Practice and Process, entititled, The Law Reviews: Do Their "Paths of Glory Lead But to the Grave"? is available at: http://lawlib.wlu.edu/articles/lawreviews.pdf John…
  • Feb 20

    article on law review

    article on law review
    An article of mine, to be published soon in the Journal of Appellate Practice and Process, entititled, The Law Reviews: Do Their “Paths of Glory Lead But to the Grave”? is available at: http://lawlib.wlu.edu/articles/lawreviews.pdf John…
  • Jan 2

    Law Journal Rankings Updated For 2008

    Law Journal Rankings Updated For 2008
    The law journal rankings database at http://lawlib.wlu.edu/LJ has been updated through 2008. An extra effort was made this year to rank all listed journals (in previous years a significant number of law journals had been listed in the…
Rank this Week: 1583

Law Library Blog

Law Library Blog

From the University of British Columbia Law Library.

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

    Law Library Extended Hours – November/December 2014

    Law Library Extended Hours – November/December 2014
    Our extended hours begin this coming Saturday, November 29. As usual, we have extended hours on the following dates: Saturday, November 29 10am – 10pm Sunday, November 30 10am – 10pm Friday, December 5 8:30am – 10pm…
  • Nov 24

    New Books at the Law Library – November 24, 2014

    New Books at the Law Library – November 24, 2014
    LAW LIBRARY level 3: HF5626 I58 2011 Jason Doucet et al., International Financial Reporting Standards: Their Adoption in Canada (Toronto: Canadian Tax Foundation, 2011). LAW LIBRARY level 3: HJ4642 .T39 2011 Lisa Philipps, Neil…
  • Nov 17

    New Books at the Law Library – November 17, 2014

    New Books at the Law Library – November 17, 2014
    LAW LIBRARY level 3: K120 .F76 2014 Delee Fromm, Advance Your Legal Career: Essential Skills for Success (Markham: LexisNexis, 2014). LAW LIBRARY level 3: K2251 .H65 2014 John Hollander, Case Analysis: The Critical Path to Persuasion…
Rank this Week: 1770

The Goodson Blogson

The Goodson Blogson

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

http://dukelawref.blogspot.com/
  • Nov 26

    The Papers Chase

    The Papers Chase
    This week's New Yorker features "The Great Paper Caper," a fascinating account of the 1970s theft of U.S. Supreme Court Justice Felix Frankfurter's personal papers from the Library of Congress. The missing documents -- some of which have…
  • Nov 18

    The Unfriendly Skies: Regulating Drone

    The Unfriendly Skies: Regulating Drone
    From modern warfare to planned Amazon Prime delivery, drones (also known as Unmanned Aircraft Systems, or UAS) have become more commonplace in the last few years. As drone technology continues to grow more accessible to consumers (see…
  • Nov 14

    The Mother Court

    The Mother Court
    The U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York celebrated its 225th anniversary earlier this month, with the festivities documented in a just-released video from the U.S. Courts. Featuring historical artifacts as well as…
Rank this Week: 1819

University of New Hampshire School…

University of New Hampshire School of Law Library Blog

Provides law library news.

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

    Library will close early on November 26th

    Library will close early on November 26th
    Due to the impending snow storm, the Law Library will close at noon on November 26th.  We will re-open Friday, November 28th at 8:00 am.
  • Nov 25

    Board Games now available in Law Library

    Board Games now available in Law Library
    Finally, our long national nightmare is over and board games are now available at the law library. If you need a break from studying, stop over and check out a childhood favorite or learn a new baord game. This is a great way to take a…
  • Nov 5

    Update: Law Library Open on Veteran's Day

    Update: Law Library Open on Veteran's Day
    The UNH Law Library will be open normal hours on this November 11, 2014 Veteran's Day.
Rank this Week: 2379

Class Action Countermeasures

Class Action Countermeasures

Covers class action defense. By McGuireWoods LLP.

http://www.classactioncountermeasures.com
  • Nov 26

    Size Matters: The Psychology of the Class Action

    Size Matters: The Psychology of the Class Action
    Back when the Dukes class action was before the Supreme Court, journalists and academics wrote a number of pieces—some longer, some shorter—about whether a class action could be too large. (After the fact, University of Chicago…
  • Nov 19

    Adequacy & Class Action Governance

    Adequacy & Class Action Governance
    For a long time, I have had a very specific law review article I’ve wanted to write, but with my many other commitments, it has never come to fruition. And, given my schedule coming up, it’s unlikely it ever will. But I do have…
  • Nov 12

    Amending Rule 23: Lessons from the PSLRA

    Amending Rule 23: Lessons from the PSLRA
    Earlier this year, it became clear that the Advisory Committee on Civil Rules is considering possible amendments to Rule 23. As Tony Lathrop’s post summarizes, the “front burner” issues at the moment largely concern class…
Rank this Week: 2190

BLS Library Blog

BLS Library Blog

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

http://www.blslibrary.com/
  • Nov 25

    Study Room Reservations & Library Hours for Reading/Exam Period

    Study Room Reservations & Library Hours for Reading/Exam Period
    During the reading and exam period, you must make a reservation to use a library study room.  Mandatory study room reservations will begin on Thursday, December 4, 2014 at 8:00am; at that time all study rooms will be locked and you must…
  • Nov 19

    225th Anniversary of the Mother Court

    225th Anniversary of the Mother Court
    The U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York celebrated its 225th anniversary earlier this month, with the festivities shown in this video from the U.S. Courts. Featuring historical artifacts as well as interviews with…
  • Nov 18

    Law Library of Congress and HeinOnline Team Up to Offer Free Access to Historical Federal Primary Law

    Law Library of Congress and HeinOnline Team Up to Offer Free Access to Historical Federal Primary Law
    The Law Library of Congress and Willaim S. Hein & Co., Inc. recently announced that they will partner to to offer free online access to historical U.S. legal materials, including the United States Code, U.S. Reports, Code of Federal…
Rank this Week: 1775

Dewey B Strategic

Dewey B Strategic

Explores issues relating to risk, value, strategy, libraries, knowledge and the legal profession. By Jean P. O'Grady.

http://deweybstrategic.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 1858

Old Fox's KM blotter

Old Fox's KM blotter

Covers knowledge management.

http://0ldfox.blogspot.com/
  • Nov 24

    Mohammad Goes to School

    Mohammad Goes to School
    Eight year old Mohammad entered his classroom on the first day of school."What's your name?", asked the teacher. "Mohammad", he replied. "You're in America now", replied the teacher. "So from now on you will be known as…
  • Nov 23

    The Secret Life of Passwords - NYTimes.com

    The Secret Life of Passwords - NYTimes.com
    The Secret Life of Passwords - NYTimes.com: 'via Blog this'link
  • Nov 21

    Joe v. Barack, Jeh, Leon, and Eric

    Joe v. Barack, Jeh, Leon, and Eric
    Case 1:14-cv-01966'via Blog this'link
Rank this Week: 1763

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/
  • Nov 24

    IALS Student Law Review - issue on child protection

    IALS Student Law Review - issue on child protection
    This term's Institute newsletter includes a mention of the latest issue of the IALS Student Law Review, this focuses on reforming the law on child protection. As the newsletter explains, it:arose out of a workshop organised by the…
  • Nov 13

    Crime data on the UK Data Service

    Crime data on the UK Data Service
    About 5 years ago I blogged about the availability of crime data on ESDS, the predecessor to the UK Data Service. Having 'attended' a webinar run by UKDS this week, I thought that a follow-up post wouldn't go amiss. A wide range of datasets…
  • Oct 28

    Judge Rinder - guilty pleasure?

    Judge Rinder - guilty pleasure?
    Billed as the UK's answer to Judge Judy is Judge Rinder.  Judge Rinder arbitrates on disputes of the type which would typically be seen in a small claims court. The first series was broadcast in August & September, and a second…
Rank this Week: 1766

Due Process

Due Process

By the Georgetown Law Library.

https://blogs.commons.georgetown.edu/dueprocess/
  • Nov 24

    SNL makes a funny about the legislative proce

    SNL makes a funny about the legislative proce
    On Saturday night, the three people who still watch Saturday Night Live were treated to a delightful parody of the classic Schoolhouse Rock! “I’m just a Bill” cartoon. By Sunday afternoon, the rest of us had heard about it…
  • Nov 14

    Video from the Link Rot Symposium

    Video from the Link Rot Symposium
    We have received quite a few inquiries about getting media from the October 24 Link Rot Symposium online so people who could not attend the live event or webinar can benefit from our speakers’ presentations and discussion.  In…
  • Nov 13

    Are you listening to Serial?

    Are you listening to Serial?
    Are you as obsessed with the Serial podcast as we are here at the Georgetown Law Library? Do you wonder if Adnan did it or not? What’s the deal with Jay and Jenn? Is the shrimp sale at the Crab Crib as delicious as it sounds? And why…
Rank this Week: 2128

Oregon Legal Research

Oregon Legal Research

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

http://blog.oregonlegalresearch.com/
Rank this Week: 2558

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/
  • Nov 21

    Colonial Massachusetts deed signed by husband and wife

    Colonial Massachusetts deed signed by husband and wife
    This 1774 deed confirms the sale of fifty acres of land around Worcester (in the then Massachusetts Bay Colony) from Artemas How to Bezeleel Hale to  “Have, Hold, Use, Occupy Possess and Enjoy.” The deed contains a…
  • Sep 11

    New Exhibit: The Law in Postcard

    New Exhibit: The Law in Postcard
    I'm happy to announce that there's a new exhibit up in the Daniel R. Coquillette Rare Book Room for the fall semester. It features a collection of law-related postcards and trade cards that were given to us by Michael H. Hoeflich, John H.…
  • Aug 6

    New acquisition: a groundbreaking treatise on international law

    New acquisition: a groundbreaking treatise on international law
    This is a first edition of Emer de Vattel's groundbreaking work on international law, Le Droit de Gens (London, 1758). It was soon published in English as The Law of Nations in 1759-60, a publication that we also have in our…
Rank this Week: 1886

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: 2431

Scholarly Communications @ Duke

Scholarly Communications @ Duke

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

http://blogs.library.duke.edu/scholcomm/
  • Nov 13

    Going all in on GSU

    Going all in on GSU
    On Friday the publishers who are suing Georgia State University for allegedly infringing copyright by scanning short excerpts from academic books to provide students with access through electronic reserves and learning management…
  • Nov 3

    Free speech, fair use, and affirmative defense

    Free speech, fair use, and affirmative defense
    On an e-mail list to which I do not subscribe, there was recently a long exchange about fair use and large-scale digitization.  Part of the exchange was forwarded to me by a friend seeking comment about a specific issue that was raised,…
  • Oct 30

    Swimming in muddy water

    Swimming in muddy water
    Since the ruling from the Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals in the Georgia State copyright case came out two weeks ago, most commentators have come to the same conclusions.  It is a mostly negative ruling, in which publishers actually…
Rank this Week: 1894

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/
  • Oct 13

    Flipping Civ Pro

    Flipping Civ Pro
    Flipping the Classroom is a popular topic. In fact, in the most recent Horizon Report, the flipped classroom was named one of the most important emerging trends in educational technology for higher education …”because of how…
  • Oct 13

    Flipping Civ Pro

    Flipping Civ Pro
    Flipping the Classroom is a popular topic and the subject of several posts on this blog: Flipping the learning paradigm with Adobe Presenter Using Twen to flip the classroom Flipped learning Twen multimedia options help professors flip the…
  • Aug 29

    Top Ten Things Law Professors Can Do This Year to Learn About EdTech

    Top Ten Things Law Professors Can Do This Year to Learn About EdTech
    Originally posted on Best Practices for Legal Education:Let’s face it, the role that technology can play in the practice of law is becoming more evident – with predictive coding, eDiscovery, and companies like LexMachina that use…
Rank this Week: 2426

Vincent G. Rinn Law Library

Vincent G. Rinn Law Library

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

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

    New ejournal on the Civil Rights Act of 1964

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

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

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

    "Flawed Convictions" Book Signing, Deborah Tuerkheimer

    "Flawed Convictions" Book Signing, Deborah Tuerkheimer
    The Barnes & Noble bookstore is located in the DePaul Center at 1 E. Jackson ( corner with State St. )
Rank this Week: 1815

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: 1824

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: 1909

The ZRG Blog

The ZRG Blog

Covers changes to Zimmerman's Research Guide. By Andrew Zimmerman.

http://zimmermansguide.wordpress.com/
  • Mar 23

    A new force in ZRG editorial

    A new force in ZRG editorial
    Trevor Rosen, DC librarians for Kilpatrick, Townsend & Stockton LLP, has been working as a new editor for Zimmerman’s Research Guide since the New Year.  Trevor first updated all the Dialog reference to reflect the new ProQuest…
  • Mar 15

    Thanks to Katherine Lowry, Ramon Barajas and Rachel Gordon

    Thanks to Katherine Lowry, Ramon Barajas and Rachel Gordon
    I would like to thank … Katherine Lowry, Reference Librarian at Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP, for letting me know about the broken link to Lauren Schroeder’s Researching Oil & Gas Law: A Legal Research…
  • Mar 15

    Guide usage stats for 2013

    Guide usage stats for 2013
    The Guide had 759,207 unique site visits in 2013, up from 543, 823 in 2012.   Nice!
Rank this Week: 2565

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: 1806

Hearsay

Hearsay

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

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

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

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

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

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

    Writing Tip of the Week: Imply and Infer

    Writing Tip of the Week: Imply and Infer
    Writers sometimes mistakenly use the word “infer” when they really mean “imply.” Although the two words are related, they are used differently. To imply means to suggest or express indirectly.  To infermeans to…
Rank this Week: 1906

The Garbrecht Gazette

The Garbrecht Gazette

Covers library news, recent acqusitions, sponsered events, training sessions, legal news, and legal research tips. From the Donald L. Garbrecht Law Library at the University of Maine School of Law.

http://umainelawlib.blogspot.com/
  • Oct 23

    The Old Regime and the Haitian Revolution: Get This Award Winner For Your Collection

    The Old Regime and the Haitian Revolution: Get This Award Winner For Your Collection
    Congratulations to Professor Malick Ghachem!  His recent book, The Old Regime and the Haitian Revolution, published by Cambridge University Press, has recently been awarded the American Historical Association's 2012 Major Book Prize. …
  • Sep 6

    Ebook Versions of Federal Rules--FREE from CALI and LLI

    Ebook Versions of Federal Rules--FREE from CALI and LLI
    CALI, in cooperation with the Cornell Legal Information Institute is offering free, downloadable versions of the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure, Criminal Procedure and Evidence in Ebook form. They are avaiable from CALI's eLangdell…
  • Aug 31

    Sports Law Symposium: Law and the Olympic Movement

    Sports Law Symposium: Law and the Olympic Movement
    The University of Maine School of Law and the Sports Law Group at the law firm of Preti, Flaherty are sponsoring a symposium on September 13, 2011 entitled "Law and the Olympic Movement". The distinguished panel will be discussing many issues…
Rank this Week: 1907

News from Drake Law Library

News from Drake Law Library

Covers library news.

http://drakelawlibrary.wordpress.com
  • Apr 11

    Celebrate National Library Week – April 11-15

    Celebrate National Library Week – April 11-15
    This year’s theme is “Create your own story @ Your Library”. Students can create their own story this week by winning the top raffle prize a Kindle! Win extra raffle tickets by stopping in the library to match your favorite professor…
  • Nov 18

    Take the Government Printing Office User Survey

    Take the Government Printing Office User Survey
    The Government Printing Office (GPO) is conducting a survey to find out how satisfied people are with the collections and services being offered to them through the Federal Depository Library Program, of which Drake Law Library is a…
  • Oct 20

    Drake Law Library is Now Mobile

    Drake Law Library is Now Mobile
    We are happy to announce the launch of the Drake Law Library mobile Web site at http://www.law.drake.edu/library/m/. Users will be able to link to the hours, directions, library contact information (phone, email, text messaging), databases…
Rank this Week: 1887

Law Librarian By Day

Law Librarian By Day

Covers technology, social networking and books. By Deborah Schander.

http://lawlibrarianbyday.blogspot.com/
  • Mar 18

    Libraries: Bigger on the Inside

    Libraries: Bigger on the Inside
    Library = TARDIS[1].Think about it: just like the Doctor's famous Police Public Call Box, people have preconceived notions of what a library is. Libraries are viewed as antiquated and quaint institutions of the past that people completely…
  • Mar 14

    nook: The Afterparty

    nook: The Afterparty
    I have owned my nook just about six months now. Let's look at some numbers.
  • Mar 8

    New wiki collecting legal research/pop culture examples for use in cla

    New wiki collecting legal research/pop culture examples for use in cla
    I’ve Got a Hit! is a new wiki which collects examples of legal research concepts found in movies, TV shows, songs and print.
Rank this Week: 1898

Mississippi College Law Library…

Mississippi College Law Library Blog

Covers library updates and legal news.

http://mclawlib.blogspot.com/
  • Jul 29

    Minor Library Construction

    Minor Library Construction
    The library will be undergoing some minor renovations over the next day or two and will not be the quite place with which you are familiar. We are installing some power outlets in the floor on the 2nd floor of the library ease of patron…
  • Jul 6

    Bar Studying Extended Hour

    Bar Studying Extended Hour
    O.k., breaking news is a bit of overkill but the library is going to stay open with some slightly extended hours on the weekend - 12-6 on Saturday and Sunday - the weekends of July the 10/11, 17/18, and 24/25 for bar exam studiers.
  • Jul 2

    Pig Book

    Pig Book
    Today we pass along a non-"official" source that is from the Citizen's Against Waste. The Pig Book is a 60 page or so accounting of Congressional spending as determined by their editors.
Rank this Week: 1911

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: 2548

LaValley Library at the University…

LaValley Library at the University of Toledo College of Law

http://lavalleylibrary.blogspot.com/
  • Oct 6

    Election website

    Election website
    There are a couple websites that may be of interest to Lucas County voters.First off there is http://www.lucascountyvotes.org/ which goes to the Board of Elections section of the Lucas County government website. There are lists of the…
  • Jan 14

    Tax Time link

    Tax Time link
    Once again it is time for the taxman, er, taxperson. Here are the links to the Federal, state of Ohio, and Toledo income tax information and forms.IRS publications and documentsOhio income tax linksToledo income tax link
  • Jan 8

    FBI Crime Statistics, prelim 2007 first half

    FBI Crime Statistics, prelim 2007 first half
    Crime rates fell in the first half of 2007, according to premilinary FBI statistics.Here's the link to the FBI's story, which has a link to the statistics themselves.
Rank this Week: 1845

CS-SIS

CS-SIS

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

http://cssis.org
  • Nov 26

    Skills Refresh

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

    Some apps for classroom learning

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

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

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

Pappas Law Library Blog

From the Boston University School of Law.

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

    MassTrac

    MassTrac
    Hoping to follow the progress of a Massachusetts bill?  Consider using MassTrac, a site designed to help you keep up to date with Massachusetts legislation.  To access MassTrac, search for it on the Libraries’ eResources A to…
  • Nov 25

    Bills and Executive Orders from SNL?

    Bills and Executive Orders from SNL?
    Did you love School House Rock’s “How a Bill Becomes a Law.”  Well you will love  when SNL adds Executive Orders into the mix.  [HT Georgetown Due Process Blog] The library recently added Executive…
  • Nov 24

    Need stats to prove your points? Start here.

    Need stats to prove your points? Start here.
    Have you ever wondered how lawyers come up with all those great facts that we use to prove our points? Ever wanted to really impress in a paper or memo by including some obscure data or statistics but struggle with understanding how to find…
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Ramsey County Law Library Blog

Ramsey County Law Library Blog

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

http://ramseylawlibrary.org/
  • Nov 26

    The Right Treatment for Sex Offender

    The Right Treatment for Sex Offender
    Nothing makes for less festive holiday conversation than sex offender treatment options.  It’s just too easy to vilify and stigmatize those who might need such treatments as mere monsters, rather than seeing them as our fellow…
  • Nov 19

    Keeping the Heat On

    Keeping the Heat On
    With the sudden drop in temperatures last week, maybe you are concerned about paying your utility bills this winter.  In case you have trouble making your payments, would the utility company be able to shut off your heat when…
  • Nov 12

    Judgment upon Judge

    Judgment upon Judge
    Despite his professional reputation (including an outstanding judge award from the state’s District Judges Association) and the popularity of his Pendleton Updates blog, Judge Alan Pendleton found himself under the regulatory microscope…
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Law Library of Congress: News and…

Law Library of Congress: News and Events

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

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

    In Custodia Legis Chosen as One of the ABA Journal's Blawg 100

    In Custodia Legis Chosen as One of the ABA Journal's Blawg 100
    Editors of the ABA Journal announced today they have selected In Custodia Legis by the Law Library of Congress as one of the top 100 best blogs for a legal audience. In addition, the magazine has added 10 more bloggers to its Blawg 100 Hall…
  • Nov 12

    "Conversations on the Enduring Legacy of the Great Charter" Symposium, Dec. 9

    "Conversations on the Enduring Legacy of the Great Charter" Symposium, Dec. 9
    Scholars, historians and contemporary thinkers will discuss how Magna Carta's political and legal traditions have carried into our current times at a Library of Congress symposium on Dec. 9. The symposium, "Conversations on the Enduring…
  • Oct 15

    Free Public Access to Federal Materials on Guide to Law Online

    Free Public Access to Federal Materials on Guide to Law Online
    Through an agreement with the Library of Congress, the publisher William S. Hein & Co., Inc. has generously allowed the Law Library of Congress to offer free online access to historical U.S. legal materials from HeinOnline. These titles…
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Legal Research is EASY

Legal Research is EASY

Covers basic legal research. By Bret Christensen.

http://legalresearchiseasy.blogspot.com/
  • Nov 24

    I can only do so much

    I can only do so much
    The other day as I was getting my law Librarian groove on, a guy was wanting some advice on how to proceed with his case.  When I was not forthcoming, he got screaming mad and he said, "If you don't tell me what I need to know, I'll get…
  • Nov 18

    I can't make this stuff up

    I can't make this stuff up
    Have you ever read a story and it sounds so out in left field that it can't possibly be true?  Like all those fish stories where the guy fights for hours and lands a prehistoric megalodon, or the 5 year old kid who pulls a superman and…
  • Nov 13

    Word of the Month for November 2014

    Word of the Month for November 2014
    Ever since I can remember, I have loved to write.  Short stories, poems, limericks, and even the occasional 50 page paper were a blast.  Love it.  What I could never figure out was sentence structure.  See, when I begin to…
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Ross-Blakley Law Library Blog

Ross-Blakley Law Library Blog

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

http://lawlibnews.lawnews-asu.org/
  • Nov 24

    Thanksgiving Library Hour

    Thanksgiving Library Hour
    The Law Library will have shortened hours Wednesday – Friday this week due to the Thanksgiving holiday: Wednesday, November 26: 7 am – 7 pm Thursday, November 27: Closed Friday, November 28: 8 am – 5 pm We will resume…
  • Nov 20

    The Cowgirl Who Became a Justice: Sandra Day O’Connor

    The Cowgirl Who Became a Justice: Sandra Day O’Connor
    After final exams are over and you have some free time on your hands again, you may be interested in checking out a new exhibit which traces Sandra Day O’Connor’s life through photographs, artifacts, and other visual…
  • Nov 3

    Library resources beyond WestlawNext/LexisAdvance/Bloomberg Law

    Library resources beyond WestlawNext/LexisAdvance/Bloomberg Law
    We received a great student question recently: What can I do if I need something for work and I cannot access it on my academic Westlaw/Lexis/Bloomberg account due to use restrictions? Answer: Each of the legal vendors imposes use…
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Vermont Law School's Library Blog

Vermont Law School's Library Blog

Covers legal news and information about the library.

http://vlslibrary.wordpress.com
  • 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…
  • Nov 11

    Searching in JULIEN today?

    Searching in JULIEN today?
    Nov. 11, 2014. The vendor which hosts JULIEN, the library’s online catalog, is experiencing difficulties with their Internet Service Provider (ISP).  As a result, connectivity to JULIEN is spotty today.
  • Oct 2

    Database of the Month for October — Law360

    Database of the Month for October — Law360
    VLS students, faculty, and staff now have access to the Law360 website and newsletter service under the law school’s LexisNexis subscription. Every business day, Law360 publishes more than 175 articles across 40+ practice, industry and…
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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…
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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/
  • Nov 20

    Exam Prep Help!

    Exam Prep Help!
    Three important Library resources to keep in mind as you prepare for upcoming exams. First:  The Library’s Exam Preparation Resources web page offers a host of materials containing practical advice and strategies designed…
  • Oct 20

    New Court of Appeals Judge Nominated

    New Court of Appeals Judge Nominated
    Governor Andrew Cuomo has nominated Justice Leslie Stein to replace Judge Victoria Graffeo on the New York Court of Appeals. A Democrat, Justice Stein currently sits in the Appellate Division’s Third Department, where she had been…
  • Oct 13

    Haunted Halloween Hunt

    Haunted Halloween Hunt
    Happy Halloween from the Mendik Library! As an early Halloween treat, here’s your opportunity to WIN one of more than a dozen great study aids, texts, and other prizes we’ll be giving away (samples below).…
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Law Library & Technology Blog

Law Library & Technology Blog

From the George Mason University School of Law.

http://blog.law.gmu.edu/library/
  • Nov 19

    GETTING READY FOR EXAMS: STUDY AIDS

    GETTING READY FOR EXAMS: STUDY AIDS
    The law library has numerous print study aids on reserve at the circulation desk that may be useful during exams: Get a broad overview: Nutshells Focus on the core principles: Concise Hornbooks and Understanding…
  • Nov 18

    HAPPY THANKSGIVING!

    HAPPY THANKSGIVING!
    On Thursday, November 26, 1789, the first Thanksgiving holiday was celebrated pursuant to a proclamation issued by President George Washington. A 1863 proclamation by President Abraham Lincoln established the last…
  • Nov 11

    VETERANS DAY

    VETERANS DAY
    Pursuant to 5 USC § 6103, Veterans Day is November 11 each year. GMUSL has a special commitment to serving our country’s veterans. Since 2004, the law school has provided a Clinic for Legal Assistance to Servicemembers and…
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Nevada Supreme Court Library

Nevada Supreme Court Library

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

http://nvsctlawlib.blogspot.com/
  • Nov 12

    10 Tips for Better Legal Writing

    10 Tips for Better Legal Writing
    Bryan Garner has a post up at the ABA Journal on legal writing.  We especially like tip number 2:2) Don't rely exclusively on computer research. Combine book research with computer research. Don't overlook such obvious resources as…
  • Nov 11

    New Editions: Fair Debt Collection

    New Editions: Fair Debt Collection
    The Library recently received new editions of several titles published by the National Consumer Law Center, including Fair Debt Collection, 8th. The Definitive FDCPA TreatiseThe latest thinking and authoritative analysis of the federal Fair…
  • Nov 7

    Holiday Closure

    Holiday Closure
    The Supreme Court Library will be closed on Tuesday, November 11th for Veterans Day and on Thursday, November 27th and Friday, November 28th for Thanksgiving and Family Day. Did you know legal holidays are listed in the Nevada Revised…
Rank this Week: 4312

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/
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Regent Law Library

Regent Law Library

Features library and legal news.

http://regentlawlibrary.blogspot.com/
  • 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…
  • Oct 30

    New Guides at Law Student Central

    New Guides at Law Student Central
    Have you checked out "Law Student Central" on the Law Library website?This month, we have added three new guides:1L Survival GuidePoints to key library resources, study aids and CALI lessons in six core areas for 1Ls: Law School Success,…
  • Oct 9

    Featured Resource: MoML FCIL

    Featured Resource: MoML FCIL
    Making of Modern Law: Foreign, Comparative and International Law, 1600-1926 MoML FCIL brings an amazing array of foreign, comparative, and international titles together. In addition to featuring foreign legal treatises,…
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Dane Co Legal Resource Center…

Dane Co Legal Resource Center Blawg

Features local legal news and information for Dane County (Wis.) judges, attorneys, and members of the public interested in legal research.

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

    Follow DCLRC to wilawlibrary.gov!

    Follow DCLRC to wilawlibrary.gov!
    This blog is no longer updated. Get information about the Dane County Legal Resource Center (DCLRC) at http://wilawlibrary.gov.Check out the Wisconsin State Law Library's blog and WSLL @ Your Service newsletter for news and updates on DCLRC.
  • Aug 14

    SCR 20 conference

    SCR 20 conference
    Supreme Court Order 04-07, dated 8/7/06, announces the open administrative conference where the Court will discuss the final issues relating to the proposed draft to amend Supreme Court Rules Chapter 20, the Rules of Professional Conduct for…
  • Aug 3

    LegalTrac Users: Look for a New Interface

    LegalTrac Users: Look for a New Interface
    Users of the LegalTrac database will notice a new homepage and changes in how search results are displayed and organized. Watch for more info about these changes in an upcoming newsletter of the State Law Library.Thanks to WSLL staff for…
Rank this Week: 3005

Library technican dialog

Library technican dialog

Covers marketing, networking, and professional development for law librarians.

http://brendawoa.wordpress.com
  • Oct 3

    Bulk Book Buying

    Bulk Book Buying
    As the cliché goes, it is fun to spend other people’s money. Next week I will be going to Saskatoon for a massive book buying trip as directed by the school division. It is an annual practice for a library technician and a…
  • Sep 8

    Being Involved: CALL Conference Organizer

    Being Involved: CALL Conference Organizer
    Brenda and I have advocated often for volunteering with library associations. This year I took on my biggest opportunity yet – Program Director for the Canadian Association of Law Libraries’ annual conference. It was a huge…
  • Jul 7

    Against YA?

    Against YA?
    Over at Slate they are trying their best to whip up controversy about sappy Young Adult novels. Ruth Graham thinks that ” …you should feel embarrassed when what you’re reading was written for children.” I am amused as…
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