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Current Awareness Weblog

Current Awareness Weblog

Covers England and Wales case law, legislation, and legal news. From the Inner Temple Library.

http://www.innertemplelibrary.com/
  • May 5

    As difficult as pulling teeth – Nearly Legal

    As difficult as pulling teeth – Nearly Legal
    ‘Disrepair claims against private landlords are often interesting. Not least because said landlords have a tendency to take ridiculous positions and stick with them to trial, even when represented. This case is a glorious example of…
  • May 5

    Modern Slavery Act 2015—the first steps in the right direction – Halsbury’s Law Exchange

    Modern Slavery Act 2015—the first steps in the right direction – Halsbury’s Law Exchange
    ‘The Modern Slavery Act 2015 (MSA 2015) was one of the last bills to receive Royal Assent before Parliament was dissolved for the election. Schona Jolly, head of her chambers at Cloisters’ human rights group, considers the new law…
  • May 5

    DJ Neil Fox to face November trial over sex charges – BBC New

    DJ Neil Fox to face November trial over sex charges – BBC New
    ‘DJ Neil Fox will stand trial on sex charges on 5 November, a London court has ruled.’ Full story BBC News, 1st May 2015 Source: www.bbc.co.uk
Rank this Week: 5

State Law Library of Montana

State Law Library of Montana

Features notices of new Opinions and Orders from the Montana Supreme Court, library announcements, research tips, and Montana legal news.

http://mtlawlibrary.wordpress.com
  • May 5

    OPINION AND ORDER: Beach v. State

    OPINION AND ORDER: Beach v. State
    The Montana Supreme Court has issued an Opinion and Order in the following matter: WRIT – HABEAS CORPUS OP 14-0685, 2015 MT 118, BARRY ALLAN BEACH, Petitioner, v. STATE OF MONTANA, Respondent.
  • Apr 29

    OPINION: Matter of T.N.-S., N.N.-S., E.N.-S. & A.N.-S.

    OPINION: Matter of T.N.-S., N.N.-S., E.N.-S. & A.N.-S.
    The Montana Supreme Court has issued an Opinion in the following matter: CIVIL – DEPENDENT NEGLECT DA 14-0570, 2015 MT 117, IN THE MATTER OF; T.N.-S, N.N.-S., E.N.-S., and A.N.-S., Youths in Need of Care.
  • Apr 29

    OPINION: Matter of A.K. and K.G.

    OPINION: Matter of A.K. and K.G.
    The Montana Supreme Court has issued an Opinion in the following matter: CIVIL – DEPENDENT NEGLECT DA 14-0348, 2015 MT 116, IN THE MATTER OF: A.K. and K.G., Youths in Need of Care.
Rank this Week: 21

Legal Scholarship Blog

Legal Scholarship Blog

Features law-related calls for papers, conferences and workshops. From the Ohio State Moritz College of Law, University of Georgia School of Law, University of Pittsburgh School of Law and University of Washington School of Law.

http://legalscholarshipblog.com
Rank this Week: 43

beSpacific

beSpacific

Features law, marketing, Internet legal resources and technology news. By Sabrina I. Pacifici.

http://www.bespacific.com/
  • May 4

    Making Sense Out of Variable Spending Strategies for Retiree

    Making Sense Out of Variable Spending Strategies for Retiree
    Pfau, Wade D., Making Sense Out of Variable Spending Strategies for Retirees (March 16, 2015). Available for download at SSRN: http://ssrn.com/abstract=2579123 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.2579123 “Variable spending strategies can…
  • May 4

    OCLC Research: 2014 Highlight

    OCLC Research: 2014 Highlight
    “OCLC Research: 2014 Highlights describes the mission and goal of OCLC Research and explains the way in which our work is organized around four themes: Research Collections and Support, Data Science, Understanding the System-wide…
  • May 4

    House Members Introduce Student Privacy Bill

    House Members Introduce Student Privacy Bill
    EPIC – “Congressmen Luke Messer (R-IN) and Jared Polis (D-CO) have introduced the “Student Digital Privacy and Parental Rights Act of 2015.” The student privacy bill would prohibit companies from selling student…
Rank this Week: 40

Guilford Centre Weblog

Guilford Centre Weblog

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

http://guildfordlibrary.wordpress.com
  • May 5

    Supreme Court launches ‘video on demand’ service

    Supreme Court launches ‘video on demand’ service
    News Release    
  • Apr 28

    Preparing for exam

    Preparing for exam
    Guildford library has a variety of books specifically about exams skills for law students. You will find them in the SKILLS section at the back of the library. Here is a selection of what we have in stock:          …
  • Apr 27

    May Bank Holiday

    May Bank Holiday
    To support you in your revision studies, the Library and the LRC IT Rooms will be opens as follows: Monday 4th May – 10am – 4pm Monday 25th May – 8.30am – 6pm Please note that all other services/facilities will be…
Rank this Week: 63

Yale Law Library - News and Events

Yale Law Library - News and Events

Covers library acquisitions, book talks, and administrative news.

http://library.law.yale.edu/news
  • May 2

    Manuscripts in the Italian Statute Collection

    Manuscripts in the Italian Statute Collection
    The Yale Law Library’s collection of early Italian statutes is the largest outside of Italy. One of its strengths is its manuscripts. A list of them, “Manuscripts in the Italian Statute Collection, Yale Law Library,” is now…
  • Apr 30

    Therapy dogs at the library- May 6 and 7

    Therapy dogs at the library- May 6 and 7
    Jozy and Denver (our latest, newest therapy dog!) will be stepping up their visits to the library as we move towards reading and exam periods. We currently have the following dates and times confirmed (with more to follow): Wednesday May 6,…
  • Apr 24

    Extra! extra! CELS Conference Paper Submission Deadline: June 26, 2015

    Extra! extra! CELS Conference Paper Submission Deadline: June 26, 2015
    The Tenth Conference on Empirical Legal Studies will be held October 30-31, 2015 in St. Louis, Missouri at Washington University in St. Louis School of Law. Paper submissions are due June 26, 2015. For more information on submitting your…
Rank this Week: 126

Hunter's Query

Hunter's Query

Features research tips and law library news. From the Howard W. Hunter Law Library at the J. Reuben Clark Law School.

http://huntersquery.byulaw.info/wordpress/
  • May 5

    Book River

    Book River
    If you’ve been to our library you’ve likely noticed the display of book jackets we have just inside the glass walls of the Reserve Library. These are from books that we’ve recently added to our collection and gives us a…
  • May 4

    Library Closed May 11-15

    Library Closed May 11-15
    Due to planned electrical upgrades to the Law Building, the Law Library will be closed May 11-15.  Please make arrangements to visit the Law Library before the 11th if you need to use our print or electronic collections.  Electronic…
  • Apr 24

    Research Help This Summer

    Research Help This Summer
    Congratulations everyone! You made it through another year of law school. We hope you get a chance to relax for a bit before you set off for your next adventure of summer jobs and externships. When you are ready to … Continue reading…
Rank this Week: 144

Library Stuff

Library Stuff

Dedicated to resources for keeping current and professional development. From Information Today, Inc.

http://www.librarystuff.net
  • May 5

    Coming Soon to HeinOnline: Religion & the Law

    Coming Soon to HeinOnline: Religion & the Law
    “We are pleased to introduce a a new library coming soon to HeinOnline: Religion & the Law. Consisting of more than 1,200 titles and 600,000 pages, this library provides books, periodicals, and bibliographies that relate to religion…
  • May 5

    Do We Really Need Libraries?

    Do We Really Need Libraries?
    “In New York City, supporters of public libraries say that respect for — and repair of — the libraries is long, well, overdue. A new campaign, Invest in Libraries, puts forth that in the past 10 years, the city government…
  • May 3

    Police groups object to ‘Don’t Shoot’ art piece in Madison

    Police groups object to ‘Don’t Shoot’ art piece in Madison
    “Police advocacy groups in Wisconsin on Friday objected to a painting displayed at the Madison Public Library that shows an African-American boy pointing a toy gun at three riot police officers who have their weapons aimed at the child,…
Rank this Week: 172

Slaw

Slaw

A Canadian cooperative weblog on all things legal.

http://www.slaw.ca
  • May 5

    New Rule of Three

    New Rule of Three
    In his presentation at the Canadian Association of Law Libraries Conference subtitled Triangulating Legal Literature, Paul McKenna offered that the idea of three is prevalent … Something that resonated with me as a process improvement…
  • May 5

    Tips Tuesday

    Tips Tuesday
    Here are excerpts from the most recent tips on SlawTips, the site that each week offers up useful advice, short and to the point, on technology, research and practice. Technology How to Take a Full or Part Screenshot on a Mac or PC Dan…
  • May 5

    Deputy Judge Who Allows Trial to Continue in Absence of One Party Overturned on Appeal

    Deputy Judge Who Allows Trial to Continue in Absence of One Party Overturned on Appeal
    A Deputy Small Claims Court Judge who made the decision to allow a trial to continue on its second day notwithstanding that one of the parties failed to show up has been overturned by the Divisional Court. The trial which…
Rank this Week: 133

Jenkins Law Library Blog

Jenkins Law Library Blog

Covers technology and legal research.

https://www.jenkinslaw.org/blog
  • Apr 30

    Jenkins' Research Tip: Finding Pennsylvania Ethics Opinions Online

    Jenkins' Research Tip: Finding Pennsylvania Ethics Opinions Online
    There are very few free online sources for Pennsylvania Ethics Opinions online. The Pennsylvania Bar Association (PBA) will only release Pennsylvania Ethics Opinions to PBA members. PBA members can access ethics opinions at…
  • Apr 28

    A Brief History of May 1: Labor, Loyalty, and the Law

    A Brief History of May 1: Labor, Loyalty, and the Law
    The history of May 1 in the United States is characterized by the celebration of spring, labor, loyalty and the law. Originally honored in medieval and modern Europe as an agricultural holiday, some religious and secular communities still…
  • Apr 23

    Jenkins' Research Tip: Pennsylvania Statute Citations Explained.

    Jenkins' Research Tip: Pennsylvania Statute Citations Explained.
    P.S. is the citation abbreviation for Purdon's Pennsylvania Statutes, the unofficial codification of the Pennsylvania laws published by Thomson Reuters (formerly West). John Purdon, Jr. was one of the original publishers of a subject version…
Rank this Week: 202

In Custodia Legis

In Custodia Legis

Covers current legal trends, collecting for the largest law library in the world, a British perspective, a perspective from New Zealand, legislative developments in THOMAS, and cultural intelligence and the law.

http://blogs.loc.gov/law
  • May 5

    Remembering José “Joe” Campos Torres’s Last Cinco de Mayo

    Remembering José “Joe” Campos Torres’s Last Cinco de Mayo
    On my honor, I will never betray my badge, my integrity, my character, or the public trust. I will always have the courage to hold myself and others accountable for our actions. I will always uphold the constitution my community and the…
  • May 4

    How do Different Countries Deal with Major Public Health Emergencies?

    How do Different Countries Deal with Major Public Health Emergencies?
    Following the 2014 Ebola outbreak in West Africa, there has been a great deal of debate both in the United States and abroad about how countries deal with major public health crises.  This included discussions about the difficulty of…
  • May 1

    One Street, Two Jurisdictions, Four Libraries – Pics of the Week

    One Street, Two Jurisdictions, Four Libraries – Pics of the Week
    One of my favorite weekend pastimes is urban hiking.  Washington, D.C., especially at this time of year, is perfect for that.  I particularly enjoy walking up and down Georgia Avenue, which extends from parts of D.C. (it changes to…
Rank this Week: 525

CM Law Library Blog

CM Law Library Blog

Seeks to inform the Cleveland-Marshall College of Law community about key legal education, research, practice, and law library news, with a particular focus on Cuyahoga County and Ohio as well as faculty research interests.

http://cmlawlibraryblog.classcaster.net/
  • May 5

    Track 50-State Surveys and Interactive Maps with LawAtla

    Track 50-State Surveys and Interactive Maps with LawAtla
    A common research task is to survey all state laws on a given topic, like laws on medical marijuana, texting while driving, or anti-bullying. LawAtlas: The Policy Surveillance Portal simplifies this by compiling complete all-state data on…
  • May 4

    Associate Dean Milena Sterio Discusses War Crimes Trial

    Associate Dean Milena Sterio Discusses War Crimes Trial
    In a recent post on Jurist, Associate Dean Milena Sterio reports on a recent ruling by a Polish military court acquitting a group of Polish soldiers of war crimes charges stemming from the killing of six civilians in a village in Afghanistan.…
  • May 1

    Turn Your Tax Law Seminar Paper into Cash

    Turn Your Tax Law Seminar Paper into Cash
    Cash prizes of $5,000, $2,500, and $1,500 for top papers are offered through the Tannenwald Writing Competition. The competition is open to any full- or part-time law student, undergraduate, or graduate student. Papers on any federal or state…
Rank this Week: 408

Collection Development Blog

Collection Development Blog

Covers legal news and resources. By the Servies Collection Development Department of the Hong Kong University Library.

http://obelix.lib.hku.hk/cdblog
  • May 5

    Silverchair Server Maintenance May 10th 2015

    Silverchair Server Maintenance May 10th 2015
    Silverchair Technical Operations is planning a scheduled maintenance on the LIVE (production) servers and services for the following sites and services:   Acland’s Anatomy.com BatesVisualGuide.com LWWHealthLibrary.com…
  • May 4

    Law Journals – Table of Contents (A)

    Law Journals – Table of Contents (A)
    Selected Law Journals: Table of Contents This list covers top ranked (A or A*) law journals selected from the ARC (Australian Research Council) ranked journal list and Asian law related journals of interest to the HKU community. Table of…
  • May 4

    Law Journals – Table of Contents (B)

    Law Journals – Table of Contents (B)
    Selected Law Journals: Table of Contents This list covers top ranked (A or A*) law journals selected from the ARC (Australian Research Council) ranked journal list and Asian law related journals of interest to the HKU community. Table of…
Rank this Week: 467

Yale Law Library - Rare Books Blog

Yale Law Library - Rare Books Blog

Covers historical and rare law books.

http://library.law.yale.edu/blogs/rare-books
  • May 2

    Manuscripts in the Italian Statute Collection

    Manuscripts in the Italian Statute Collection
    The Yale Law Library’s collection of early Italian statutes is the largest outside of Italy. One of its strengths is its manuscripts. A list of them, “Manuscripts in the Italian Statute Collection, Yale Law Library,” is now…
  • Apr 21

    RIPPED FROM THE HEADLINES. . .

    RIPPED FROM THE HEADLINES. . .
    …50 years ago. NEW YORK - Bill Epton stood before the court at his sentencing hearing and delivered the fiery speech “We accuse.” In it Epton, a community organizer, accused the government of violating his First Amendment…
  • Apr 13

    Exhibit talk: "Blackstone's Commentaries: A Work of Art?"

    Exhibit talk: "Blackstone's Commentaries: A Work of Art?"
    “Blackstone’s Commentaries: A Work of Art?” An exhibition talk by Cristina S. Martinez, PhD University of Ottawa   Friday, April 17, 2015 11:00am-12:00pm Room 122, Yale Law School 127 Wall Street, New Haven…
Rank this Week: 436

Moritz Legal Information Blog

Moritz Legal Information Blog

Legal information and research resouces. By the Michael E. Moritz Law Library at Ohio State University.

http://moritzlegalinformation.blogspot.com/
  • May 1

    Sports and Taxe

    Sports and Taxe
    The NFL draft occurred yesterday with two quarterback positions filled first. Those two young men are probably thrilled, but I have no doubt they were far more excited about the Ohio Supreme Court's ruling that occurred the same day…
  • Apr 26

    Leaving Valuables Unattended in the Library Can Have Bigger Consequences Than You Think

    Leaving Valuables Unattended in the Library Can Have Bigger Consequences Than You Think
    Please exercise caution with your possessions in the law library, particularly during exam time when you might be more inclined to park your stuff and leave to grab a snack. It's not just the laptop itself that is valuable---it may also be…
  • Apr 24

    Big Google

    Big Google
    Slate.com just posted came across a "fun" article on how you can download your entire Google search history (i.e., searches you ran while logged in to a Google product (e.g. YouTube, Gmail, Blogger)). Presumably, the searches…
Rank this Week: 516

The Running Librarian

The Running Librarian

Covers legal publishing and web 2.0. By James Mullan.

http://www.therunninglibrarian.co.uk/
  • Apr 30

    8 ways to kill your intranet and other problems!

    8 ways to kill your intranet and other problems!
    Fancy sorting this mess out?I appear to have been a bit lax (again) about updating this blog so to stop that that in its tracks here are two articles I have read recently about intranets, which I think will be of interest more…
  • Apr 9

    Gravesend Floodlit Series 2015

    Gravesend Floodlit Series 2015
    My favourite number...ermm Earlier tonight I took part in the final race in the Gravesend Floodlit Series. This is a series of 10k races, which take place at the Gravesend Cyclopark, this is a fantastic facility designed to…
  • Apr 1

    Intranet resources - March 2015

    Intranet resources - March 2015
    I thought it was about time I did another round-up of articles I've seen about intranets and other tools that interest me. I last did a round-up of intranet resources in  January and it proved popular so I'm happy to do it again.So…
Rank this Week: 435

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: 484

Legal Research Plus

Legal Research Plus

By Paul Lomio, Erika V. Wayne, Kate, Wilko and George Wilson. The authors are law librarians and advanced legal research instructors at Stanford Law School.

http://legalresearchplus.com
Rank this Week: 380

John Palfrey's Blog

John Palfrey's Blog

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

http://jpalfrey.andover.edu
  • Apr 2

    Head of School Bookshelf: The Teaching, Talent and Testing Edition, Spring 2015

    Head of School Bookshelf: The Teaching, Talent and Testing Edition, Spring 2015
    The long flights to and from East Asia this Spring Break afforded time to catch up on a stack of books I’ve been meaning to read for a while.  For this Spring’s Head of School bookshelf, I’ve selected a series ……
  • Mar 25

    End of Tuition Day: The Importance of Gratitude and of Paying It Forward

    End of Tuition Day: The Importance of Gratitude and of Paying It Forward
    Today marks a special day in our academic calendar: it is End of Tuition Day.  From this day forward in the school year, everything is free for every student. What exactly do I mean by “free”?  And what do I ……
  • Mar 17

    Weekly Highlights for Mar. 13

    Weekly Highlights for Mar. 13
    Originally posted on CASE Blog:Check out this week’s advancement news worldwide, the latest CASE news, trending discussions on CASE communities and content shared by member institutions. Have something to share? Add it in the…
Rank this Week: 240

Legal Informatics Blog

Legal Informatics Blog

Provides scholarly & professional commentary on legal information systems. By Robert Richards.

http://legalinformatics.wordpress.com
  • Mar 1

    Pausing

    Pausing
    There will be a temporary halt to new posts at Legal Informatics Blog until summer 2015, so that I can finish my dissertation. Many thanks for reading, and we’ll see you in a few months.Filed under: Algorithm
  • Feb 25

    Land: Participatory Fact-Finding: Developing New Directions for Human Rights Investigations Through New Technologie

    Land: Participatory Fact-Finding: Developing New Directions for Human Rights Investigations Through New Technologie
    Molly K. Land of the University of Connecticut has posted Participatory Fact-Finding: Developing New Directions for Human Rights Investigations Through New Technologies, forthcoming in The Future of Human Rights Fact-Finding (Philip Alston…
  • Feb 25

    Tech for Justice Hackathon+ Austin: Results, storify, links, and resource

    Tech for Justice Hackathon+ Austin: Results, storify, links, and resource
    Tech for Justice Hackathon+ Austin was held February 21-22, 2015 in Austin, Texas, USA. The event was organized by the Internet Bar Organization. Video describing the results and winners of the event is available at:…
Rank this Week: 474

WisBlawg

WisBlawg

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

http://www.law.wisc.edu/blogs/wisblawg/
  • Jan 6

    UW Law Library Website and WisBlawg Redesign

    UW Law Library Website and WisBlawg Redesign
    Within the next week, the UW Law Library will be introducing a new website redesign. The new site features a slimmed-down look and a more user friendly design - we hope! Here's a sneak preview. In conjunction with the new library…
  • Dec 10

    Mobile Legal Dictionarie

    Mobile Legal Dictionarie
    Looking for a legal dictionary for your mobile device? Law Technology News has a good review of apps for both the legal professional and the non-lawyer. Apps are available in both iOS and Android and range from free to $55. Here's a sneak…
  • Nov 6

    Water Law in Wisconsin

    Water Law in Wisconsin
    My colleague, Jenny Zook, has written a great piece on Water Law in Wisconsin for the latest Inside Track from the State Bar of Wisconsin. Here's the abstract:The Great Lakes Region, at about 20 percent the world's surface fresh water,…
Rank this Week: 335

Brandeis and Harlan Watch

Brandeis and Harlan Watch

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

http://brandeiswatch.wordpress.com/
  • Nov 30

    The Brandeis Papers Get Mentioned in the New Yorker

    The Brandeis Papers Get Mentioned in the New Yorker
    The December 1, 2014 issue of The New Yorker has a great story by Jill Lepore titled “The Great Paper Caper.” It is about the theft of various items from the collection of Felix Frankfurter papers at the Library of Congress, and…
  • Sep 28

    Lewis Dembitz and the Australian Ballot

    Lewis Dembitz and the Australian Ballot
    About a year or so ago, I was contacted by a producer (I have since forgotten his name) for the radio show / podcast Back Story with the American History Guys. He said they were thinking about doing a show on the history of elections in…
  • Sep 28

    Lewis Dembitz and the Australian Ballot

    Lewis Dembitz and the Australian Ballot
    About a year or so ago, I was contacted by a producer (I have since forgotten his name) for the radio show / podcast Back Story with the American History Guys. He said they were thinking about doing a show on the history of elections in…
Rank this Week: 614

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: 432

Depraved Librarian

Depraved Librarian

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

http://depravedlibrarian.wordpress.com
Rank this Week: 337

Judge Ben C. Green Law Library…

Judge Ben C. Green Law Library Blog

Features legal news and research guides. From Case Western Reserve University School of Law.

http://lawlibrary.case.edu/blog
  • Nov 9

    New Law Review format on display at Circ. Desk

    New Law Review format on display at Circ. Desk
    The Case Western Reserve Law Review has put a lot of really solid work into the typesetting and page layout of their journal. Besides some real benefits for their operation in the pre-production process, this reformatting makes the Law Review…
  • Nov 8

    The Day After – Looking at the Prediction

    The Day After – Looking at the Prediction
    The votes are still being counted in 27 states as of 5pm. However, the election has been called and President Barack Obama will serve an additional four years as President.
  • Nov 5

    Election Maps — Nov 5th — Election Eve Prediction

    Election Maps — Nov 5th — Election Eve Prediction
    Last Tuesday I posted the information from four election map sites. I have posted at the end of this blog the information from today for those same sites. Not surprisingly, not one of the maps has gone completely unchanged.
Rank this Week: 469

Criminal Law Library Blog

Criminal Law Library Blog

Covers criminal law, information technology and news for law librarians. By David Badertscher.

http://www.criminallawlibraryblog.com/
  • Aug 12

    State Advocacy Strategies: The New York Story

    State Advocacy Strategies: The New York Story
    Included below are my introductory remarks delivered at the Annual Meeting of the American Association of Law Libraries on July 23, 2012 as part Program E-1 State Advocacy Strategies: Learning to Connect, Grow and Survive. The material below…
  • Aug 12

    State Advocacy Strategies: The New York Story

    State Advocacy Strategies: The New York Story
    Included below are my introductory remarks delivered at the Annual Meeting of the American Association of Law Libraries on July 23, 2012 as part Program E-1 State Advocacy Strategies: Learning to Connect, Grow and Survive. The material below…
  • Mar 26

    The Jury Expert Has a New Look

    The Jury Expert Has a New Look
    The people at The Jury Expert are excited about moving to a new platrorm, Wordpress, where they can incorporate a new look and possibly some new features as well. Below is their e-mail announcing the change and providing links so you can see…
Rank this Week: 561

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: 559

New York Supreme Court Criminal…

New York Supreme Court Criminal Term Library

News and information gateway to web based services provided by the New York State Supreme Court Criminal Term Library in New York County.

http://crimlawlib.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 247

BarclayBlog

BarclayBlog

Legal research updates from around the world and new and interesting research resources and web sites of interest. From Syracuse University College of Law.

http://bllsulaw.blogspot.com/
  • Aug 28

    Law Firm Hiring practices in the economic downturn

    Law Firm Hiring practices in the economic downturn
    The economy continues to impact the traditional large law firm hiring cycle:A NY Times article focuses on 2Ls waiting for the chance to interview in the fall: http://www.nytimes.com/2009/08/26/business/26lawyers.html?em Some famous firms have…
  • May 4

    Movin' On

    Movin' On
    To my faithful readers: After many happyand productive years at the Barclay LawLibrary, I will be moving on to becomeExecutive Director of the Dewitt CommunityLibrary. This was a tough decision, but asa former library director always told…
  • Apr 26

    New Online Legal Magazine a "Refreshing Alternative" to Traditional Law Review

    New Online Legal Magazine a "Refreshing Alternative" to Traditional Law Review
    The Legal Workshop is a new online legal journalthat seeks to disseminate legal scholarship to a broadaudience of readers. The new endeavor is produced bya consortium of academic law reviews: Stanford LawReview, New York University Law…
Rank this Week: 257

Vermont Law School's Library Blog

Vermont Law School's Library Blog

Covers legal news and information about the library.

http://vlslibrary.wordpress.com
  • May 5

    Database of the Month for May — Oxford Dictionaries Online

    Database of the Month for May — Oxford Dictionaries Online
    Maybe you’re still working on finalizing the term papers, or getting ready for the summer or for a vacation in a foreign country, you will find Oxford Dictionaries Online a handy tool to help hone your English skills. We have ……
  • Apr 22

    Study period and exam hour

    Study period and exam hour
    According to the little birdies, the library will open early and close late during the study and exam hours. Thank you to our wonderful student staff! Our hours are: April 25- May 7,  Saturday to Thursday,  7:30 – midnight May…
  • Apr 3

    Where do you find docket information on your own?

    Where do you find docket information on your own?
    You may have already heard PACER when you look for a docket of a case. As a law student at VLS, you can also obtain docket information on your own from Bloomberg Law. Bloomberg Law is a comprehensive legal resource … Continue reading…
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Library Boy

Library Boy

Features legal research news. By Michel-Adrien Sheppard.

http://micheladrien.blogspot.com/
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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/
  • May 5

    Study Aid

    Study Aid
    Did you know the Library has a selection of study aids that some students find helpful in preparing for final exams?  These materials are designed to supplement – not replace – your own outlines and class notes and…
  • Apr 30

    Free E-Book Provides Overview of Emerging Law Office Technology

    Free E-Book Provides Overview of Emerging Law Office Technology
    The former director of the ABA’s Legal Technology Resource Center  recently published an e-book, Law Practice Technology: An Introduction for Law Students, that introduces law students to current law office technology. …
  • Apr 24

    Study Hall Notice

    Study Hall Notice
    With final exams approaching, the Mendik Library has begun its Study Hall schedule. Our facility – including reading rooms, Group Study rooms, and computer labs – opens at 7 a.m. every morning, and remains open until 2 a.m. every…
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Gallagher Blogs

Gallagher Blogs

Features library news and legal research tips. From the Marian Gould Gallagher Law Library of the University of Washington School of Law.

http://gallagherlawlibrary.blogspot.com/
  • May 5

    Data Crunching Justices' Writing Style

    Data Crunching Justices' Writing Style
    If you've read Supreme Court cases from the early 19th century and the early 21st century, you probably have a sense that writing styles have changed. But can you quantify that?Three scholars from Dartmouth and UVa (two mathematicians and a…
  • May 1

    Alternative Legal Research Database

    Alternative Legal Research Database
    When you think of online legal research, LexisAdvance, WestlawNext, or BloombergLaw probably spring to mind. With summer fast approaching, it may be worthwhile to explore some alternative legal research databases. As a general rule, no other…
  • Apr 28

    Oral Arguments in the Supreme Court Same-Sex Marriage Case

    Oral Arguments in the Supreme Court Same-Sex Marriage Case
    SCOTUS heard arguments today and you can listen to the recordings on Question 1 and Question 2.
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The Goodson Blogson

The Goodson Blogson

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

http://dukelawref.blogspot.com/
  • May 5

    New Research Guide to Transactional Resource

    New Research Guide to Transactional Resource
    The Goodson Law Library website now includes a new research guide Transactional Resources: Tools for Doing a Deal. Reference librarian Laura Scott has compiled a mix of electronic and print resources for transactional practice, including…
  • Apr 28

    Google vs. The Patent Troll

    Google vs. The Patent Troll
    Yesterday, Google announced a new Patent Purchase Promotion plan on its Public Policy blog. For two weeks in May, Google will open an experimental web portal through which U.S. patent holders can submit proposals to sell their patents to the…
  • Apr 23

    The Next Attorney General

    The Next Attorney General
    Today, the Senate confirmed Loretta Lynch as the next U.S. Attorney General, by a vote of 56 to 43. This afternoon's vote followed a five-month delay since her nomination by the President, the third-longest gap between nomination and…
Rank this Week: 4467

BLAWg IN Bloom: The Indiana Law…

BLAWg IN Bloom: The Indiana Law Library Blog

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

http://www.law.indiana.edu/lawlibrary/blawg
  • May 5

    Legacies Captured in Art

    Legacies Captured in Art
    When you think of art, one of the last places that probably comes to mind is the law library. Yet, it is replete with artistic touches – an old panoramic print of the graduating class of 1913 in Dunn’s Woods hangs over the copy…
  • Apr 16

    The Law Library: Constant, Yet Always Changing

    The Law Library: Constant, Yet Always Changing
    The traditional image of the library typically involves an institution that is unchanging as the world around it changes. Some view this as dependability, others view it as obsolescence. In truth, there are many aspects of the library that…
  • Apr 2

    Jumpstart Returns!

    Jumpstart Returns!
    The extremely popular Jumpstart research program returns to the Law Library. Jumpstart sessions will be available April 7th-April 14th. The program, designed by the reference librarians, will again work towards preparing law students for…
Rank this Week: 4399

Un blog pour l'information…

Un blog pour l'information juridique

By Emmanuel Barthe.

http://www.precisement.org/blog/
  • May 5

    Des appli texte pratiques pour Samsung Galaxy ?

    Des appli texte pratiques pour Samsung Galaxy ?
    Le Samsung Galaxy S6 est sorti. Mais il n'y a toujours pas d'application texte digne de ce nom installée par défaut sur les Galaxy. Le seul moyen standard d'écrire du texte sur un Galaxy est de prendre de (courtes) notes…
  • Apr 26

    Wikipedia : l'encyclopédie qui s'est rangé

    Wikipedia : l'encyclopédie qui s'est rangé
    J'ai contribué à quelques articles (juridiques surtout) dans Wikipedia. Et cela fait longtemps que je voulais écrire non plus dans mais *sur* cette encyclopédie libre en ligne passée en 20 ans de la…
  • Apr 9

    La base REGAFI des agents financiers (entités exerçant des activités bancaires, financières ou de services de paiement en France)

    La base REGAFI des agents financiers (entités exerçant des activités bancaires, financières ou de services de paiement en France)
    A signaler la base REGAFI (REGistre des Agents FInanciers) qui dépend de l'Autorité de contrôle prudentiel et de résolution (ACPR). Elle répertorie les entreprises et les personnes physiques autorisées…
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The BIALL Blog

The BIALL Blog

From the British and Irish Association of Law Librarians.

http://biall.blogspot.com/
  • May 5

    SAVE THE DAY!

    SAVE THE DAY!
    THE BIG QUIZ will happen at Lexis Nexis, Farringdon Street, - Wednesday May 20th 2015 – commencing at 6.30pmWe need your help in order to raise much needed finances for the Cogwheel Trust School in Uganda. Teams of Six - £20.00…
  • May 1

    More from the Awards & Bursaries Committee

    More from the Awards & Bursaries Committee
    The BIALL Awards & Bursaries Committee will be pleased to consider applications from BIALL Members for bursaries to assist in attending the IALL Conference in Berlin from September 20 - 24, 2015. A preliminary programme for the conference…
  • Apr 30

    Don't delay book today!

    Don't delay book today!
    Time is running out on the early bird offer for the Biall Conference.  You only have a day left to book your place at the early bird rate, which runs out on 1 May.Visit the Biall Conference webpages to book your place…
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Cocky Law Blawg

Cocky Law Blawg

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

http://blawg.law.sc.edu
  • May 5

    10 Things to Do in Columbia in May

    10 Things to Do in Columbia in May
    Exams are over, graduation is imminent, and now is the time to get out there and explore the best of what spring in the Midlands has to offer.  Here are ten awesome things happening this month in (and near) Columbia. 1.  Love good…
  • May 4

    May 4 – Star Wars Day, Legal Version

    May 4 – Star Wars Day, Legal Version
    May 4.  It’s the first Monday in May. For USC law students, it’s the first Monday after finals.   It’s also STAR WARS DAY!!!! (May 4th, May the force.  Get it…..?)  Typically, this kind of day…
  • May 1

    This Week In Legal New

    This Week In Legal New
    On Tuesday, the U.S. Supreme Court heard oral arguments in the same-sex marriage cases. On Wednesday, the U.S. Supreme Court heard oral arguments in a challenge to Oklahoma’s lethal-injection protocol. Also on Wednesday, the North…
Rank this Week: 2567

Charlotte Law Library News

Charlotte Law Library News

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

http://charlottelawlibrary.wordpress.com
  • May 5

    National Library Week Recap — Unlimited Possibilities at Your Library

    National Library Week Recap — Unlimited Possibilities at Your Library
    Thank you to all who participated in National Library Week in the Library during the week of April 13 – 17th!  Monday morning and evening we had coffee.  Wednesday morning and evening we had coffee and munchkins from Dunkin…
  • May 4

    Links We Love Weekly Round-Up — May 4, 2015

    Links We Love Weekly Round-Up — May 4, 2015
    It’s Almost Finals! Are You Getting the Most Out of Your Study Time? I have talked to several students this week who would rather do almost anythingbesides practice hypos. Why? Probably because hypos feel pretty terrible at first!…
  • Apr 30

    ALR Student’s Corner: FBI Website: Where the Crime I

    ALR Student’s Corner: FBI Website: Where the Crime I
    The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) is an agency set-up to protect and defend the United States against terrorist and foreign intelligence threats, uphold and enforce the criminal laws of the United States, and provide leadership within…
Rank this Week: 4350

Seattle University Law Library…

Seattle University Law Library INFO

Covers legal news, legal research and library news.

http://lawlibraryblog.seattleu.edu/
  • May 5

    Seattle University School of Law Flashback: House of Sand and Fog

    Seattle University School of Law Flashback: House of Sand and Fog
    A little bit of sleuthing in the Law Library Reserves will reveal that SU has ten copies of the novel House of Sand and Fog by Andre Dubus III. Why? It probably has to do with the 2005 1L Orientation, when SU requested that incoming students…
  • May 4

    Library Study Aid

    Library Study Aid
    The law library purchases the following study aid series: West Nutshells Examples and Explanations Gilbert Law Summaries Emanuel Law Outlines Current study aids are located in the Reserve collection. Study aids are available for 2-hour…
  • May 1

    Law Day

    Law Day
    May 1 is Law Day. This year’s theme for law day is the Magna Carta. The “Great Charter” is 800 years old this year. As the American Bar Association says: “Perhaps more than any other document in human history, Magna…
Rank this Week: 4380

Class Action Countermeasures

Class Action Countermeasures

Covers class action defense. By McGuireWoods LLP.

http://www.classactioncountermeasures.com
  • May 4

    Will HR 1927 Kill the Class Action?

    Will HR 1927 Kill the Class Action?
    Since HR 1927 was introduced, there has been an outcry that it will “kill the class action.”  In fact, opponents (among them Professors Alexandra Lahav, Samuel Issacharoff (Issacharoff HR1927 Letter), and Arthur Miller…
  • Apr 30

    April is the busiest month

    April is the busiest month
    It’s been a busy April ‘round these parts, even if there haven’t been many posts going up. So I thought I would let everyone in on a few of the things that have been going on: HR 1927. Earlier … Continue Reading
  • Mar 31

    The Proposed Rule 23 Amendments Are Here, and They’re Not Good

    The Proposed Rule 23 Amendments Are Here, and They’re Not Good
    Last week, the Rule 23 Subcommittee of the Federal Rules Advisory Committee published its draft concept amendments to Rule 23.  You can find them here.   (They’re in the April 2015 Agenda Book.)  What follows is my…
Rank this Week: 3754

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: 2881

CS-SIS

CS-SIS

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

http://cssis.org
  • May 4

    Technology Skills for Law Librarian

    Technology Skills for Law Librarian
    We recently had a discussion with students interested in law librarianship which included course recommendations for library school. In today’s environment technology skills are an important component of your knowledge base, and in some…
  • Apr 24

    2015 CS-SIS Annual Meeting Grant

    2015 CS-SIS Annual Meeting Grant
    On behalf of the CS-SIS Grants & Awards Committee, I am very pleased to announce our 2015 Annual Meeting grant recipients. Barbara Ginzburg has been awarded the grant for Experienced Librarians. Barbara is Electronic Services Librarian at…
  • Apr 1

    2015 CS-SIS Kenneth J. Hirsh Distinguished Service Award

    2015 CS-SIS Kenneth J. Hirsh Distinguished Service Award
    On behalf of CS-SIS I am happy to announce that Meg Kribble is the 2015 recipient of the CS-SIS Kenneth J. Hirsh Distinguished Service Award. The Kenneth J. Hirsh Distinguished Service Award honors a CS-SIS member who has made…
Rank this Week: 4339

BLS Library Blog

BLS Library Blog

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

http://www.blslibrary.com/
  • May 4

    Bar Exam Study Options at Local Law School Librarie

    Bar Exam Study Options at Local Law School Librarie
    If you are a Brooklyn Law School student who is taking a bar review course at another law school, or would like to use another law school library to study for the bar exam, you will be pleased to know that you may have access to other law…
  • Apr 30

    Exam Etiquette 101

    Exam Etiquette 101
    While the library staff wishes all students the best of luck on their exams, we want to remind you about library etiquette while studying during this important time: No eating in the library, including the elevator corridors. No talking in…
  • Apr 24

    Exam Time Succe

    Exam Time Succe
    This time of year can be quite overwhelming. But it doesn’t have to be. There are many resources in the library to help you succeed. Listed below are some of the resources. If you have questions about them, please feel free to stop by…
Rank this Week: 761

Scholarly Communications @ Duke

Scholarly Communications @ Duke

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

http://blogs.library.duke.edu/scholcomm/
  • May 4

    Stepping back from sharing

    Stepping back from sharing
    The announcement from Elsevier about its new policies regarding author rights was a masterpiece of doublespeak, proclaiming that the company was “unleashing the power of sharing” while in fact tying up sharing in as many leashes…
  • Apr 30

    Copyright follie

    Copyright follie
    The joy of being a copyright specialist is the amazing array of cool, beautiful, and profound things that make up the raw material of what we do.  It is a privilege to be granted even a tiny window into the creativity of the many people…
  • Apr 27

    Steps toward a new GSU ruling

    Steps toward a new GSU ruling
    It looks more and more like we will get a new ruling from the trial court in the Georgia State case about what is or is not fair use for digital course readings.  The case, of course, was reversed and remanded to the trial court after…
Rank this Week: 665