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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/
  • Apr 15

    Fraudster jailed for £4m boiler room scam – Daily Telegraph

    Fraudster jailed for £4m boiler room scam – Daily Telegraph
    ‘John Curtin, one of five conspirators convicted for their roles in a £4 million boiler room scam, was jailed for three years yesterday. The 38 year old was the last of the five conspirators to be jailed. Brian James…
  • Apr 15

    Weber v Weber – WLR Daily

    Weber v Weber – WLR Daily
    Weber v Weber: (Case C-438/12);   [2014] WLR (D)  165 ‘There fell within the category of proceedings which had as their object “rights in rem in immovable property”, within the meaning of article 22(1) of…
  • Apr 15

    Director of Public Prosecutions v Issler and others – WLR Daily

    Director of Public Prosecutions v Issler and others – WLR Daily
    Director of Public Prosecutions v Issler and others: [2014] EWHC 669 (Admin);   [2014] WLR (D)  164 ‘For the purposes of the Road Vehicle (Construction and Use) Regulations 1986 and the Road Vehicles Lighting Regulations…
Rank this Week: 2

Slaw

Slaw

A Canadian cooperative weblog on all things legal.

http://www.slaw.ca
  • Apr 15

    Reliability of Information

    Reliability of Information
    If I were a character in a novel I would work at a think tank in a log structure in the mountains and would wear glasses that connect to the internet and flash a virtual keyboard in front of me with a voice command. And I would have a…
  • Apr 15

    What Would Happen to the Profession of Law if It Became a Business?

    What Would Happen to the Profession of Law if It Became a Business?
    We’re obviously talking about the high-minded ideals of the profession, and not the day-to-day reality of a sole practitioner trying to balance the books, but lawyers historically don’t like to think of themselves as being part of…
  • Apr 15

    Redefining Social Media Success Through a Closer Look at the Stat

    Redefining Social Media Success Through a Closer Look at the Stat
    Organizations pursuing civil justice objectives need a website. On this point, there can be no doubt. Often operating with constrained budgets, these organizations need an efficient and appealing means to inform stakeholders and attract…
Rank this Week: 11

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
  • Apr 14

    Call for Proposals for “Crosscutting Programs” at 2015 AALS Annual Meeting

    Call for Proposals for “Crosscutting Programs” at 2015 AALS Annual Meeting
    The Association of American Law Schools (AALS) has issued a call for proposals for “Crosscutting Programs,” which “focus on multi-subject and interdisciplinary subjects with new perspectives on legal issues or the…
  • Apr 14

    The Intersection of Breaking Bad and the Law—A Call for Paper

    The Intersection of Breaking Bad and the Law—A Call for Paper
    The New Mexico Law Review has issued a rather interesting call for papers; they are soliciting articles for a special issue dedicated to the exploration of legal issues arising from the television series Breaking Bad. The call for papers…
  • Apr 14

    Conference on Copyright and Media Pluralism in China—Eugene, Oregon

    Conference on Copyright and Media Pluralism in China—Eugene, Oregon
    The University of Oregon School of Law will host a conference entitled “Copyright and Media Pluralism in China” on Friday, April 18, 2014. More information can be found here.
Rank this Week: 32

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
  • Apr 8

    UNPUBLISHED OPINION: Rothing v. Gallatin Co., et al.

    UNPUBLISHED OPINION: Rothing v. Gallatin Co., et al.
    The Montana Supreme Court has issued an Unpublished Opinion in the following matter: DIRECT APPEAL – CIVIL – OTHER DA 13-0842, 2014 MT 95N, PETER ROTHING, Plaintiff and Appellant, v. GALLATIN COUNTY and its agents, MARTY LAMBERT,…
  • Apr 8

    OPINION: Empire Office v. Demaray

    OPINION: Empire Office v. Demaray
    The Montana Supreme Court has issued an Opinion in the following matter: DIRECT APPEAL – CIVIL – BREACH OF CONTRACT DA 13-0455, 2014 MT 94, EMPIRE OFFICE MACHINES, INC., a Montana Corporation, Plaintiff and Appellant, v. ASPEN…
  • Apr 8

    OPINION: State v. Giacomini

    OPINION: State v. Giacomini
    The Montana Supreme Court has issued an Opinion in the following matter: DIRECT APPEAL – CRIMINAL – MUNICIPAL COURT APPEAL DA 13-0422, 2014 MT 93, STATE OF MONTANA, Plaintiff and Appellee, v. JOSEPH GIACOMINI, Defendant and…
Rank this Week: 45

beSpacific

beSpacific

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

http://www.bespacific.com/
  • Apr 15

    The Economic Importance of Women’s Rising Hours of Work

    The Economic Importance of Women’s Rising Hours of Work
    Eileen Appelbaum, Heather Boushey, and John Schmitt |April 15, 2014: “Over the past three decades, there has been a steady rise in the share of women, especially mothers, in the workforce. As indicated by the data, the majority of…
  • Apr 15

    Vital Signs: Births to Teens Aged 15–17 Years — United States, 1991–2012

    Vital Signs: Births to Teens Aged 15–17 Years — United States, 1991–2012
    Morbidity and Mortality Weekly – April 11, 2014 / 63(14);312-318: ”The U.S. teen birth rate has continued to decline, from 84.1 births per 1,000 teens aged 15–19 years in 1991 to an all-time low of 29.4 in 2012 (1).…
  • Apr 15

    EU Report – Text and Data Mining

    EU Report – Text and Data Mining
    Standardisation in the area of innovation and  technological development, notably in the field of Text and Data Mining - Report from the Expert Group, 2014. “Text and data mining (TDM) is an important technique for analysing…
Rank this Week: 59

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: 101

Legal Informatics Blog

Legal Informatics Blog

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

http://legalinformatics.wordpress.com
Rank this Week: 116

The Fred Parks Law Library Blog

The Fred Parks Law Library Blog

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

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

    Terri LeClerq and Lydia Brandt, Leading Legal Research and Writing Experts in Texas are Criminal Justice Reformer

    Terri LeClerq and Lydia Brandt, Leading Legal Research and Writing Experts in Texas are Criminal Justice Reformer
    By Jessica R. Alexander, J.D., M.L.S.Terri LeClercq and Lydia Brandt are experts in the legal research and writing field. LeClercq, formerly taught legal writing at the University of Texas Law School. She consults and lectures widely on legal…
  • Mar 31

    Play Ball!

    Play Ball!
    It’s opening day and the cries of ‘play ball’ begin to echo over the diamond shaped fields, it’s my favourite time of the year, baseball season! With all it’s tradition and history, the game known as…
  • Mar 19

    Guidance on Same Sex Marriages and Federal Tax Law

    Guidance on Same Sex Marriages and Federal Tax Law
    By Jessica R. Alexander, J.D., M.L.S., Reference Librarian Tax filing season is upon us. Below are some web resources on same-sex marriage and federal and state income taxes: CCH Tax Briefing - IRS Position on Sam-Sex MarriageIRS Answers to…
Rank this Week: 134

Guilford Centre Weblog

Guilford Centre Weblog

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

http://guildfordlibrary.wordpress.com
  • Dec 8

    PLC Student Ambassador, Jan – May 2014

    PLC Student Ambassador, Jan – May 2014
       The Practical Law Company is seeking to recruit a student ambassador to  represent and promote PLC services to the University of Law, Guildford, from January to the end of May, 2014.  Applications are welcome from…
  • Nov 25

    Library opening times during the Christmas and New Year Period

    Library opening times during the Christmas and New Year Period
    Over the Christmas and New Year period, the Library and LRC building will be open as follows:- Up to and including Thursday 19th Dec: Opening hours: 8.30am – 10pm  Friday 20th Dec: 8.30am – 6pm Sat 21st Dec - Wed…
  • Oct 14

    LPC Students – PLR legal research workshops and database training

    LPC Students – PLR legal research workshops and database training
    If, as a result of completing your PLR workbook legal research exercises, you’ve become aware of some gaps in your legal research knowledge, you will be pleased to learn that we are scheduling some workshops in preparation for your PLR…
Rank this Week: 111

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

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

    ATL's Legally Themed Halloween Costume Contest

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

    LRC October Trivia Winner!

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

    Happy Halloween from the LRC!

    Happy Halloween from the LRC!
Rank this Week: 176

Library Boy

Library Boy

Features legal research news. By Michel-Adrien Sheppard.

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

    Australian Study Highlights 5-to-1 ROI of Special Librarie

    Australian Study Highlights 5-to-1 ROI of Special Librarie
    A number of Australian library associations including the Australian Law Library Association published a study earlier this month that highlights the big 5-to-1 bang for the buck of government, law firm and organizational libraries.In fact,…
  • Apr 14

    Guy Berthiaume Appointed New Librarian and Archivist of Canada

    Guy Berthiaume Appointed New Librarian and Archivist of Canada
    The Canadian government announced today that it has appointed Guy Berthiaume as Librarian and Archivist of Canada for a term of five years. He will take over at Library and Archives Canada effective June 23, 2014.He had been President and…
  • Apr 13

    Quebec Bar Association Public Legal Education TV Series Starts Its 4th Season

    Quebec Bar Association Public Legal Education TV Series Starts Its 4th Season
    The fourth season of the television series "Le Droit de savoir" (The right to know) will begin tomorrow on the Canal savoir channel in Quebec. There will be 10 episodes.This season, each show will explore one of the rights guaranteed by the…
Rank this Week: 250

3 Geeks and a Law Blog

3 Geeks and a Law Blog

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

http://www.geeklawblog.com/
  • Apr 15

    So, What Is Wrong With Law Firm Libraries Today?

    So, What Is Wrong With Law Firm Libraries Today?
    There was an interesting question asked on Twitter this morning by Patrick DiDomenico (apparently preparing for an ITLA presentation on the topic.) At first blush, it seemed to be phrased a bit on the negative side, but it really is something…
  • Apr 1

    Six New Geeks!

    Six New Geeks!
    You have probably noticed that for the last several years, the 3 Geeks have actually been 4 regular geeks and a slew of occasional contributors.  When Ryan came on as a regular geek, we briefly considered changing the name of the site…
  • Mar 27

    Congratulations NRF OCOTY!

    Congratulations NRF OCOTY!
    As a general rule, we don't mention many law firms by name on this blog. On the rare occasions that we do, it's usually because they've done something stupid, or illegal, or they've gone out of business and it's plastered all over the main…
Rank this Week: 287

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/
  • Apr 14

    What Are We Reading?

    What Are We Reading?
    To celebrate National Library Week, the Gallagher Law Library staff was again asked "what are you reading? What's on your nightstand, in your backpack, on your e-reader right now?" It's no surprise that people who work in libraries tend to be…
  • Apr 14

    It's National Library Week!

    It's National Library Week!
    We have some fun activities planned for law students this week!TGITThe Library is hosting TGIT on April 17th from 5:30-7:30 in Room 115 or on the terrace if it's nice.  Don't forget to bring your IDs!SHELFIESSubmit a picture of yourself…
  • Apr 13

    UW Journals Publishing New Scholarship

    UW Journals Publishing New Scholarship
    Current journal issues from UW Law have a high dose of high tech, mixed with constitutional law and public policy.The new issue of the Washington Law Review features five articles about different aspects of big data and artificial…
Rank this Week: 253

Nevada Supreme Court Library

Nevada Supreme Court Library

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

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

    Self-Help Forms Clinics in Carson City in April

    Self-Help Forms Clinics in Carson City in April
    Nevada Legal Services holds free forms completion clinics twice monthly in Carson City for people who are representing themselves in court.  The clinics are held from 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. on the second Thursday of each month at the…
  • Apr 8

    Serving Our Seniors - Nevada Legal Services Clinic

    Serving Our Seniors - Nevada Legal Services Clinic
    Supreme Court Library is hosting Nevada Legal Services "Serving Our Seniors" on Friday, April 25, from 1-3 p.m.  Sponsored by the ABA Young Lawyers Division and Nevada Legal Services.  Please call NLS at 775-284-3491 x214 to…
  • Feb 26

    Free WestlawNext Training and CLE at the Law Library

    Free WestlawNext Training and CLE at the Law Library
    On Wednesday, March 19, 2014, in Room 107 of the Law Library, we will be offering the following two CLE programs:10-11a - Introduction to WestlawNext (1 hour of general credit)11a-12p - Legal Ethics and Professional Responsibility Using…
Rank this Week: 313

Scholarly Communications @ Duke

Scholarly Communications @ Duke

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

http://blogs.library.duke.edu/scholcomm/
  • Mar 30

    Nimmer on infringement 2.0

    Nimmer on infringement 2.0
    I was reminded once again of Mark Twain’s comment — “Only one thing is impossible for God: to find any sense in any copyright law on the planet” — as I listened to Professor David Nimmer deliver the annual Frey…
  • Mar 27

    Attacking academic value

    Attacking academic value
    A new thing started happening here at Duke this week; we began getting inquiries from some faculty authors about how to obtain a formal waiver of our faculty open access policy.  We have had that policy in place for over three years, but…
  • Mar 18

    More than meets the eye

    More than meets the eye
    When I first saw the story about the conflict between the Social Science History Association (SSHA) and Duke University Press (DUP), I thought I had best not comment about it. But since then a number of my colleagues have gotten in touch with…
Rank this Week: 197

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
  • Mar 25

    EBSCOhost maintenance and downtime

    EBSCOhost maintenance and downtime
    On Saturday 29 March 2014 from 9am to 11am, the library’s EBSCOhost databases may be intermittently unavailable while EBSCO performs network upgrades. addthis_url = 'http%3A%2F%2Fobelix.lib.hku.hk%2Fcdblog%2F%3Fp%3D16518'; …
  • Mar 24

    Latest Resources from Migration Information Source

    Latest Resources from Migration Information Source
    Country Profile Morocco: Setting the Stage for Becoming a Migration Transition Country? Since the 1960s, Morocco has evolved into one of the world’s leading emigration countries. Immigration restrictions in Europe did not stop…
  • Mar 21

    Wisenews systems downtime 29 March 2014

    Wisenews systems downtime 29 March 2014
    Systems maintenance of the Wisenews database has been scheduled on Saturday, 29 Mar 2014 from 18:00 to 24:00 (Hong Kong Time GMT+8). During this period, all Wisenews database services will be temporarily unavailable. addthis_url =…
Rank this Week: 265

Cocky Law Blawg

Cocky Law Blawg

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

http://blawg.law.sc.edu
  • Mar 25

    Legal Research Tip: Lexis Advance Adds Popular Names Table

    Legal Research Tip: Lexis Advance Adds Popular Names Table
    It’s here! The moment we’ve all been waiting for. Lexis Advance has now added Popular Names Tables to its collection for federal and some state statutory resources. To access the Popular Name Table for the U.S. Code, simply type…
  • Mar 4

    Legal News of the Day: Supreme Court Tackles Unusual Precedent Question

    Legal News of the Day: Supreme Court Tackles Unusual Precedent Question
    Tomorrow, March 5, the U.S. Supreme Court will tackle an unusual question regarding its precedent. Rather than determining how a prior case should be interpreted, the Court will address whether the case should be overruled altogether. In…
  • Feb 25

    SCOTUS Hears Oral Arguments in Greenhouse Gas Case

    SCOTUS Hears Oral Arguments in Greenhouse Gas Case
    On Monday, the Supreme Court heard arguments on the federal government’s ability to regulate green house cases.  In United Air Regulatory Group v. EPA, which was consolidated with six other cases, the Court considered…
Rank this Week: 224

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
  • Jan 20

    Remarks for Martin Luther King Jr. Day Celebration 2014 at Andover

    Remarks for Martin Luther King Jr. Day Celebration 2014 at Andover
    I am glad to see you all back here, safe and sound, in Cochran Chapel so that we can look ahead, look to the kind of community that we want to build.  We come together today to celebrate both community … Continue reading →
  • Dec 7

    What I’m Looking For in a Short Paper: Hacking Class 2013-2014

    What I’m Looking For in a Short Paper: Hacking Class 2013-2014
    I am teaching a winter-term seminar course at Phillips Academy to ten seniors entitled “Hacking: A Course in Experiments.”  I had a great time teaching it last year as well with ten students (I miss them!), and now have the…
  • Sep 17

    Live-Blogged Notes from New York Times Schools for Tomorrow Conference 2013

    Live-Blogged Notes from New York Times Schools for Tomorrow Conference 2013
    These are my live-blogging notes from morning sessions — especially Sal Khan’s keynote — at the New York Times Schools Conference on September 17, 2013 at the Times Center.  Here are some high-points from Sal…
Rank this Week: 203

Seattle University Law Library…

Seattle University Law Library INFO

Covers legal news, legal research and library news.

http://lawlibraryblog.seattleu.edu/
  • Apr 15

    Debate Map: Russia’s Use of Force in Ukraine

    Debate Map: Russia’s Use of Force in Ukraine
    Oxford University Press is hosting a webpage that looks at the arguments surrounding the use of force in both the international and domestic context.
  • Apr 15

    New and Notable: The Good Lord Bird

    New and Notable: The Good Lord Bird
    James McBride, The Good Lord Bird (Penguin Group, 2013) LAW – Walkover Collection (2nd Floor) PS3613.C28G66 2013 Henry Shackleford is a young slave living in the Kansas Territory in 1857, when the region is a battleground between anti-…
  • Apr 14

    National Library Week, April 13-19, 2014

    National Library Week, April 13-19, 2014
    This week, Seattle University Law Library joins libraries in schools, campuses and communities nationwide in celebrating National Library Week. First sponsored in 1958, National Library Week is a national observance sponsored by the American…
Rank this Week: 663

BLS Library Blog

BLS Library Blog

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

http://www.blslibrary.com/
  • Apr 15

    New Clinic for Developmentally Disabled

    New Clinic for Developmentally Disabled
    Brooklyn Law School recently received a donation of $1,000,000  from the Taft Foundation in NYC to fund a new clinical program. The Foundation is funding a project over a four year period designed and developed by Associate Dean for…
  • Apr 14

    BLS Library Hours for Passover and Good Friday

    BLS Library Hours for Passover and Good Friday
    Changes in the BLS Library hours for the week of April 14th are as follows Tuesday, April 15th                    9:00 am – Midnight Friday,…
  • Apr 2

    Preparing Your Oral Argument? We can help!

    Preparing Your Oral Argument? We can help!
    If you are a first year, you are most likely preparing for your oral argument.  It can be pretty intimidating and scary.  (At least it was for me.)  But the library can help you prepare and shake off some of those jitters. The…
Rank this Week: 524

The Blackacre Times

The Blackacre Times

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

http://theblackacretimes.com/
  • Apr 14

    Our New Website

    Our New Website
    We have a new website! We’ve been working hard on our new site and hope you like it. Although the content is still very similar to our old website, you’ll notice that we have a new design, and that some information may not be in…
  • Apr 10

    Art in the Library: Die Fuchse (The Fox)

    Art in the Library: Die Fuchse (The Fox)
    Venture up the steps into the “quiet zone” and you’ll find Die Fuchse (The Fox) gracing the wall to your right. This piece was created by painter and printmaker, Franz Marc, in 1913. Marc often used animals as subjects in…
  • Apr 8

    Law Library Survey

    Law Library Survey
    It’s that time of the year again. The sun is starting to shine, college basketball is over, and the annual Law Library Spring Survey has just been posted. While it might not seem like the most fun activity ever, taking time to fill out…
Rank this Week: 427

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
  • Apr 14

    Law Books of Kan’ichi Asakawa

    Law Books of Kan’ichi Asakawa
    Kan’ichi Asakawa (1873-1948) was a remarkable scholar and cultural ambassador. Educated in Japan and at Dartmouth, Asakawa earned a Ph.D. from Yale (1902) and embarked on a productive, forty-year career, spent largely in the Yale…
  • Mar 26

    Reflections on Bindings: Oath-Book

    Reflections on Bindings: Oath-Book
    Guggenberger, Veit. Ayd-Buch: warinnen findig das ayd, und ayd-schwur seyen… [Oath-book: wherein is found the oath and how to swear it…]. Munich: Druckts und verlegts Heinrich Theodor von Cöllen, Churfürstl.…
  • Mar 19

    Reflections on Bindings: Lady Justice

    Reflections on Bindings: Lady Justice
    Giffen, Hubert van, ca. 1533-1604. Commentarius D. Huberti Giphanii … in quator libros Institutionum iuris civilis à Iustiniano … [Commentery on the Institutes of Justinian by Hubert van Giffen]. Frankfurt: Sumptibus…
Rank this Week: 721

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
  • Apr 14

    Law Books of Kan’ichi Asakawa

    Law Books of Kan’ichi Asakawa
    Kan’ichi Asakawa (1873-1948) was a remarkable scholar and cultural ambassador. Educated in Japan and at Dartmouth, Asakawa earned a Ph.D. from Yale (1902) and embarked on a long and productive career, spent largely in the Yale History…
  • Apr 14

    Online Access to the Financial Time

    Online Access to the Financial Time
    Yale has a subscription to the Financial Times online.  All current faculty, students, and staff can sign up for unlimited access to FT.com. If you’re on the Yale Network (either on campus or through VPN), go to:…
  • Apr 10

    Using Web of Science to Build an Empirical Literature Review

    Using Web of Science to Build an Empirical Literature Review
    Building an empirical literature review can be a daunting task. Within the short lit- review section of most social science journal articles, the authors survey seminal essays, describe debates in the field, unpack unanswered questions, and…
Rank this Week: 606

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
  • Apr 14

    Legislation on Use of Water in Agriculture

    Legislation on Use of Water in Agriculture
    The following is a guest post by my colleague Gustavo Guerra, senior foreign law Specialist for Mexico and other Spanish speaking countries in the Law Library’s Global Legal Research Center. Gustavo has previously blogged on Mexican Law…
  • Apr 11

    The Nation’s Capital in Spring – Pic of the Week

    The Nation’s Capital in Spring – Pic of the Week
    Cherry blossoms are in full bloom.  Congress is busy with budget hearings.  All vehicles – no matter what color they were originally painted – are now yellow with pollen.  It is spring in the nation’s capital.…
  • Apr 10

    Jeffrey Rosen of the National Constitution Center to Speak at Law Day Event on May 1

    Jeffrey Rosen of the National Constitution Center to Speak at Law Day Event on May 1
    The Law Library of Congress will host Jeffrey Rosen in a celebration of Law Day 2014. This program is part of the Law Library’s annual celebration of Law Day, a national day to celebrate the rule of law and its contributions to the…
Rank this Week: 416

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: 346

Oregon Legal Research

Oregon Legal Research

Features information about and links to Oregon Legal Research resources, in addition to comments about cases, statutes, and interesting events in the world of legal research and law libraries. By Laura Orr.

http://blog.oregonlegalresearch.com
  • Apr 10

    Updated (2014) Oregon & Portland-metro Legal Assistance Resources Guide

    Updated (2014) Oregon & Portland-metro Legal Assistance Resources Guide
    Direct link to a PDF of the guide: OREGON AND PORTLAND METRO-AREA LEGAL ASSISTANCE RESOURCES You can also link to the guide from our Document Index, under “Oregon and Portland Metro ...“: Additions and corrections to the guide are…
  • Apr 10

    Marijuana Workshop for Oregon (WA & CA) Local Governments: May 1, 2014

    Marijuana Workshop for Oregon (WA & CA) Local Governments: May 1, 2014
    On Thursday, May 1, 2014, The League of Oregon Cities is presenting a marijuana workshop for local governments: 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. • DoubleTree by Hilton Portland (Lloyd Center) • Learn what’s happening in Oregon…
  • Apr 10

    We the People Book Club (Classroom Law Project)

    We the People Book Club (Classroom Law Project)
    Even if we don’t join all those book clubs dangled so temptingly (ahem) in front of us, we can still add their books to our personal reading lists. But if you are inclined to join a Lucky Lab CLP book … Continue reading →
Rank this Week: 562

Library technican dialog

Library technican dialog

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

http://brendawoa.wordpress.com
  • Apr 10

    What do I do?

    What do I do?
    What got me started on this post was this article from INALJ (I need a library job) called 5 Things That People Don’t Realize Their Librarians Do. This is my year for public speaking. I’m sitting on a panel of…
  • Mar 9

    Raise a Reader

    Raise a Reader
    I know two toddlers that could not be more different. Rick’s mom is not a reader and finds “mom and tot” programs boring at the library. When I play with him, he is engaged but he doesn’t verbalize a lot. Things…
  • Feb 18

    New job, New direction

    New job, New direction
    There has been some dramatic changes in our lives lately. We moved from a busy urban environment to life in a small town in Saskatchewan. In the mean time, I was at a crossroads wondering if my career would be more in social media or in…
Rank this Week: 688

Trial Advocacy Blog

Trial Advocacy Blog

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

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

    Temple Law alum vies for vacant Montana Supreme Court seat

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

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

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

    August/September 2013 Law Library Acquisition

    August/September 2013 Law Library Acquisition
    Administrative LawFederal administrative law / by Gary Lawson.Lawson, Gary, 1958-St. Paul, Minn. : West, c2013.TZ2 L445 2013 Administrative Law Developments in Administrative Law and Regulatory Practice, 2012 / edited by Jeffery S. …
Rank this Week: 748

University of Baltimore Law…

University of Baltimore Law Library Blog

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

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

    Better late than never

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

    New Database Content

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

    New Building

    New Building
    Our new building has been getting a lot of press recently, and rightfully so. The new law school building is gorgeous. Read some of the stories and see pitures in: 1. Baltimore Business Journal: University of Baltimore offers glimpse into new…
Rank this Week: 743

Paul L. Boley Law Library

Paul L. Boley Law Library

Features library updates. From the Lewis & Clark Law School.

https://law.lclark.edu/library/
Rank this Week: 637

Massachusetts Law Updates

Massachusetts Law Updates

From the Massachusetts Trial Court Law Libraries

http://masslawlib.blogspot.com/
  • Nov 29

    New SJC Rule Will Require Professionalism Course

    New SJC Rule Will Require Professionalism Course
    The SJC has issued new Rule 3:16: Practicing with Professionalism Course for New Lawyers. This rule is not effective until September 1, 2013, and applies only to attorneys admitted to the bar on or after that date.
  • Nov 29

    SJC Rules on Segregated Confinement

    SJC Rules on Segregated Confinement
    In LaChance v. Commissioner of Correction, decided November 27, the SJC concluded that more procedural safeguards are required for inmates being held in segregated confinement for a significant period of time. The court said, in part:
  • Nov 28

    PIRG'S 2012 Trouble in Toyland toy safety report.

    PIRG'S 2012 Trouble in Toyland toy safety report.
    http://bit.ly/WuyUky
Rank this Week: 628

Law Firm Bottom_Line

Law Firm Bottom_Line

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

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

    A Major Shift – Transforming the Practice of Law

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

    Change anyone?

    Change anyone?
    Everyone knows that change is inevitable. For law firms and their law libraries, significant change has occurred over the last decade and will continue for the unforeseen future. Change is a necessity for survival. I’ve been an advocate of…
  • Nov 2

    Things change, life can go on even better than before with the right attitude

    Things change, life can go on even better than before with the right attitude
    Even though some changes in life are a long time in the planning, when the time actually comes to implement the change our human instinct is to resist.
Rank this Week: 671

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: 554

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: 649

Barco 2.0 : Law Library Reference

Barco 2.0 : Law Library Reference

From the librarians of the Barco Law Library, University of Pittsburgh School of Law.

http://barcorefblog.blogspot.com/
  • Apr 16

    New from the GPO: Baseball!

    New from the GPO: Baseball!
    We just got the latest monthly list of New Titles from the Catalog of U.S. Government Publications.  One of this month's new eBooks published by the GPO is Baseball: the national pastime in the National Archives.  It's got a lot of…
  • Apr 14

    Heartbleed hints: do you need to change your passwords?

    Heartbleed hints: do you need to change your passwords?
    "Heartbleed" is a recently discovered internet security threat that has affected many websites.  Mashable has published a list of popular sites and information about whether you need to change your password for these sites. For example,…
  • Apr 11

    End of year hour

    End of year hour
    Remember that the law school's calendar is longer than the University's calendar. The University's final exam period is April 21-26; the law school's is April 24-May 7. For the university, the week of Sunday April 27 through Sunday May 4 is…
Rank this Week: 1510

Lex Scripta

Lex Scripta

From the Dallas Association of Law Librarians.

http://dallnet.blogspot.com/
  • Apr 16

    Notice Of Public Roundtables to Discuss Vital Copyright Issue

    Notice Of Public Roundtables to Discuss Vital Copyright Issue
    Four roundtables are scheduled to be held in: (1) Nashville, TN on May 21, 2014, (2) Cambridge, MA on June 25, 2014, (3) Los Angeles, CA on July 29, 2014, and (4) Berkeley, CA on July 30, 2014. All roundtables will begin at 8:30 a.m. and…
  • Apr 10

    DALL Final Community Service Project

    DALL Final Community Service Project
    As our final community service project of the year, DALL is participating in the Mayor’s Summer Reading Club! See details below for more information on the online book drive we are hosting beginning tomorrow, April 1st.  Please…
  • Apr 2

    2014 DALL Spring Institute

    2014 DALL Spring Institute
    The 2014 Spring Institute will be held on Friday, April 25th. This year’s location is UNT Dallas College of Law. We have an exciting program which includes an AALL Chapter visit from Katie Brown. We will kick off the day at 11:00…
Rank this Week: 2169

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 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…
  • Feb 28

    Glenn Veale: Formal settlement offer revoked by newer "informal" offer

    Glenn Veale: Formal settlement offer revoked by newer "informal" offer
    As counsel, are you confident in knowing when an offer to settle is no longer on the table? What conduct by one or the other party will be enough to revoke it? Although Rule 9-1(8) of the British Columbia Supreme Court Civil Rules states that…
Rank this Week: 4192

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/
  • Apr 15

    What Do Librarians Do?

    What Do Librarians Do?
      Quite a lot actually.  A recent article by Rebecca Tischler points out some of the things librarians do.  This article lists five things that librarians do / are: teachers, tech savy, advertisers, event planners and…
  • Apr 15

    Brain Cells Die from Law School Stress, Neuroscientists Say

    Brain Cells Die from Law School Stress, Neuroscientists Say
    Law school stress can take an enormous toll on cognitive capacity, literally killing off brain cells and inhibiting learning. The bad news continues into the workforce: as a profession, lawyers suffer from depression at three times the rate…
  • Apr 14

    Westlaw Classic ends on July 1, 2014

    Westlaw Classic ends on July 1, 2014
    Most of you are probably using Westlaw Next by now.  However, if you still use Westlaw Classic–YOU NEED TO KNOW WESTLAW CLASSIC WILL CEASE ON JULY 1, 2014 and you will have to use Westlaw Next for your Westlaw research. If you have…
Rank this Week: 863

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/
  • Apr 15

    Chicago Public Library Launches New Enhanced Website

    Chicago Public Library Launches New Enhanced Website
    On April 10, the Chicago Public library launched a new website, its first redesign since 2007. The project was made possible by a grant from the Chicago Public Library Foundation. The software company, BiblioCommons, was hired to research,…
  • Apr 1

    Government Site For Checking Auto Safety

    Government Site For Checking Auto Safety
    Recent Toyota and GM recalls may have sparked an interest in how safe other automobiles are. To check on the safety of any vehicle, visit safercar.gov http://www-odi.nhtsa.dot.gov/owners/SearchSafetyIssues. Anyone can use the U.S. Department…
  • Mar 31

    LexisNexis Student Reps Win Award

    LexisNexis Student Reps Win Award
    Law students can be busy enough, handling their studies. However, some students find the time and the motivation to go beyond their classes through extra-curricular contributions. One good example, right here at the Rinn Law library, is the…
Rank this Week: 4136

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/
  • Apr 15

    Legislation Relating to CCAP Die

    Legislation Relating to CCAP Die
    From the Law Librarians Association of Wisconsin Government Relations Chair, Candace Hall Slaminski: It appears all proposed legislation relating to CCAP has died this session. AB 253 and SB 234, both relating to restricting access to and…
  • Mar 12

    UW Law School named 3rd Best School for Practical Training

    UW Law School named 3rd Best School for Practical Training
    National Jurist recently released their rankings of law schools for best practical training. The UW Law School placed third in the nation, receiving an "A+" for the experience it gives students. Congrats to all the hard-working faculty…
  • Mar 11

    The newest UW Law School Faculty and Staff Scholarship

    The newest UW Law School Faculty and Staff Scholarship
    Here is the most recent UW Law School Faculty and Staff scholarship from the UW Law School Legal Studies Research Papers series found on SSRN. *Agricultural Cooperatives and the Law: Obsolete Statutes in a Dynamic Economy by Peter…
Rank this Week: 2601

Et Seq. - The Harvard Law School…

Et Seq. - The Harvard Law School Library Blog

Covers library legal issues, legal information sources, and notices for the Harvard Law community. From the law librarians of Harvard Law School.

http://etseq.law.harvard.edu/
  • Apr 15

    Webinar for Students: Using Legislative History to Find Legislative Intent

    Webinar for Students: Using Legislative History to Find Legislative Intent
    Proquest Congressional is a fantastic resource for finding legislative history documents. It has a wealth of bills, hearings, reports and other documents going back to the earliest days of Congress, usually in PDF. How can you use it to learn…
  • Apr 7

    New eResources at Harvard

    New eResources at Harvard
    The Harvard Library has an astounding amount of resources, with new titles coming in every day!  For help efficiently navigating it all, make a time to meet with a librarian or contact the Reference Desk. New resources at Harvard…
  • Apr 3

    852 RARE: Old Books, New Technologies, and “The Human Skin Book” at HLS

    852 RARE: Old Books, New Technologies, and “The Human Skin Book” at HLS
    Baaaaaad news for fans of anthropodermic bibliopegy: Recent analyses of a book owned by the HLS Library, long believed but never proven to have been bound in human skin, have conclusively established that the book was bound in sheepskin. The…
Rank this Week: 1026

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/
  • Apr 15

    End of Westlaw Classic

    End of Westlaw Classic
    Westlaw recently announced that they will be retiring Westlaw Classic for law school accounts on July 1, 2014.  WestlawNext will then be the only Westlaw platform available to the law school community.  This timetable applies only…
  • Apr 8

    Get Ready for Final

    Get Ready for Final
    It’s hard to believe finals are already here.  As always, the library has a number of resources and services to help you get ready for finals. Sample Exams – The Law Library has a number of sample exams for BYU Law professors…
  • Apr 7

    Inns of Court

    Inns of Court
    The American Inns of Court is a wonderful organization that allows students to rub shoulders with and learn from practicing attorneys and judges.  BYU law students interested in litigation should seriously consider applying for…
Rank this Week: 4142

AALL's Washington Blawg

AALL's Washington Blawg

From the American Association of Law Libraries.

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

    Increasing LSC Funding Increases Access to Justice

    Increasing LSC Funding Increases Access to Justice
    By Elizabeth Holland Law libraries provide access to timely, reliable, and accurate legal information and services that can be used by anyone, regardless of background.  As trusted institutions, law libraries play a fundamental role in…
  • Apr 11

    Call for ECPA Reform Puts Pressure on SEC

    Call for ECPA Reform Puts Pressure on SEC
    By Elizabeth Holland With the House proposal to update the 1986 Electronic Communications Privacy Act (ECPA) garnering 200 co-sponsors this week, the members of the Digital Fourth coalition — the ACLU, Heritage Action, Americans for Tax…
  • Apr 9

    House Appropriations Committee Approves Legislative Branch Bill

    House Appropriations Committee Approves Legislative Branch Bill
    By Emily Feltren Today, the House Appropriations Committee favorably reported its Fiscal Year 2015 Legislative Branch bill, which includes funding for the Government Printing Office (GPO) and Library of Congress. Given the continued…
Rank this Week: 4195

Quo Vadis?

Quo Vadis?

Official blog of the Rutgers School of Law-Camden Law Library, bringing you information on law school and law library news and events, community news, and general reference information.

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

    The Library of Congress’ Virtual Reference Shelf.

    The Library of Congress’ Virtual Reference Shelf.
    Originally posted on The Researching Paralegal:Virtual Reference Shelf, Library of Congress http://www.loc.gov/rr/askalib/virtualref.html#abbreviations Do you for some kind of inexplicable reason want to look up The Guide to Government…
  • Apr 3

    New Jersey Legal (& Local) New

    New Jersey Legal (& Local) New
    Originally posted on Quo Vadis?:(Disclaimer: the content of this post is not meant as an endorsement for any commercial product mentioned.) As a legal professional, it’s a good idea to stay up-to-date with current events within your…
  • Apr 1

    News From Lexis!

    News From Lexis!
    This just in, from LexisNexis ® : I’m excited to let you know that we’re again offering students unlimited access to Lexis Advance this summer! Here’s an update on the LexisNexis® 2014 Summer Access…
Rank this Week: 3405

GGU Law Library Blog

GGU Law Library Blog

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

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

    Using Legislative History to Find Legislative Intent

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

    Survey Result

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

    Winners!

    Winners!
    Thank you to all of the students who completed the law library survey! Congratulations to the winners of the prize drawing. $25 Amazon Gift Cards               Lien Tran Walaiporn Mekkriengkrai Ashley Dalton …
Rank this Week: 4367