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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/
Rank this Week: 5

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: 124

CT Judicial Law Libraries' NewsLog

CT Judicial Law Libraries' NewsLog

Covers recent legal developments, legal practice tools, and law library resources in Connecticut.

http://ersa.jud.ct.gov/lawlibnews/Lists/Posts/AllPosts.aspx
  • Jul 2

    Juvenile Law Appellate Court Opinion - 6/16/2015

    Juvenile Law Appellate Court Opinion - 6/16/2015
    Category: Recent Decisions;Juvenile Law Opinions Body: AC36692 - In re Angel R. ("On appeal, the respondent claims that General Statutes § 17a-12 (a) violates the federal and Connecticut constitutions on the ground that its application…
  • Jul 2

    Juvenile Law Appellate Court Opinion - 6/23/2015

    Juvenile Law Appellate Court Opinion - 6/23/2015
    Category: Recent Decisions;Juvenile Law Opinions Body: AC37294 - In re Payton V,, In re Maddy V. (Termination of parental rights; "The respondent father appeals from the judgments of the trial court terminating his parental rights as to his…
  • Jun 30

    Juvenile Law Appellate Court Opinion - 6/30/2015

    Juvenile Law Appellate Court Opinion - 6/30/2015
    Category: Recent Decisions;Juvenile Law Opinions Body: AC37231 - In re Peter L. (Termination of parental rights; "In this appeal from the judgment of the trial court terminating the parental rights of the respondent, Percy L., as to his…
Rank this Week: 217

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
  • Jul 1

    OPINION: Masters Group v. Comerica

    OPINION: Masters Group v. Comerica
    The Montana Supreme Court has issued an Opinion in the following matter: CIVIL – DEBT DA 14-0113, 2015 MT 192, MASTERS GROUP INTERNATIONAL, INC., Third-Party Plaintiff and Appellee, v. COMERICA BANK, Third-Party Defendant and Appellant.
  • Jul 1

    UNPUBLISHED OPINION: Marriage of Keruti

    UNPUBLISHED OPINION: Marriage of Keruti
    The Montana Supreme Court has issued an Unpublished Opinion in the following matter: CIVIL – DOMESTIC RELATIONS DA 14-0549, 2015 MT 191N, IN RE THE MARRIAGE OF: MONICA KITZMILLER-KERUTIS, Petitioner and Appellee, and BRIAN DAVID…
  • Jul 1

    UNPUBLISHED OPINION: Helvey v. MEA-MFT

    UNPUBLISHED OPINION: Helvey v. MEA-MFT
    The Montana Supreme Court has issued an Unpublished Opinion in the following matter: CIVIL – BREACH OF CONTRACT DA 14-0612, 2015 MT 190N, ANGELA E. HELVEY, Plaintiff and Appellant, v. MONTANA EDUCATION ASSOCIATION, MONTANA FEDERATION OF…
Rank this Week: 128

Instructional Technology

Instructional Technology

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

http://albanylawtech.wordpress.com/
  • Jun 29

    What I learned from #CALICon15

    What I learned from #CALICon15
    I haven’t attended a CALI conference since Milwaukee in 2011 so I was excited to be able to attend. There are a lot new things out there in the technology world and in law schools. Below is just a random list: Macs are everywhere.…
  • May 22

    Meme-alicious Law Teaching

    Meme-alicious Law Teaching
    Originally posted on S|M| i |L|E:While many frequent visitors to social media sites will be aware of (elaborate air quotes) memes, I suspect that their value as a teaching tool has not been recognised. This changed for me late in 2014, thanks…
  • Mar 23

    Live from LegalED’s Igniting Law Teaching Conference — Assessment

    Live from LegalED’s Igniting Law Teaching Conference — Assessment
    Live from LegalED’s Igniting Law Teaching Conference — Assessment.
Rank this Week: 111

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: 205

Slaw

Slaw

A Canadian cooperative weblog on all things legal.

http://www.slaw.ca
  • Jul 3

    The Friday Fillip: Snark Hunt

    The Friday Fillip: Snark Hunt
      For the next while the Friday Fillip will be a chapter in a serialized crime novel, usually followed by a reference you might like to pursue. Both this chapter of the book and the whole story up to this point can be had as PDF files.…
  • Jul 3

    Adjudicators in the Community: New Frontiers in Apprehension of Bia

    Adjudicators in the Community: New Frontiers in Apprehension of Bia
    Justice Sopinka famously said (in 1989) that judges are not monks (although he should also have said nuns) and can have a role to play in their communities. He was writing in the (mostly) pre-internet era, where social interaction within…
  • Jul 2

    LawNow Special Report: Self Represented-Litigant

    LawNow Special Report: Self Represented-Litigant
    In the most recent issue of LawNow, a publication of the Centre For Public Legal Education Alberta, there is a “Special Report” on self-represented litigants. It includes 3 articles: What Self–Represented Litigants…
Rank this Week: 2134

Vancouver Law Librarian Blog

Vancouver Law Librarian Blog

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

http://vancouverlawlib.blogspot.com/
  • Jul 3

    Quickscribe Annotations Update for June 2015

    Quickscribe Annotations Update for June 2015
    Here's a look at what's new on Quickscribe 2.0. In June, the following experts added annotations to various pieces of legislation:Bill Buholzer, Young Anderson – Local Government Act, Oil & Gas Activities Act, Environmental…
  • Jun 26

    A Fun Friday Find: Digital Public Library of America

    A Fun Friday Find: Digital Public Library of America
    Have you heard of the Digital Public Library of America (DPLA)? It's an ambitious project that aims to give free access to online collections in more than a thousand American libraries, archives and museums, and today it came one step closer…
  • Jun 3

    Quickscribe Annotations Update for May 2015

    Quickscribe Annotations Update for May 2015
    Here's a quick look at what's new on Quickscribe 2.0. In the month of May, annotations were added to the:Local Government Act by Bill Buholzer, Young Anderson Employment Standards Act by Daniel Sorensen, Sorensen Smith…
Rank this Week: 2219

beSpacific

beSpacific

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

http://www.bespacific.com/
  • Jul 2

    Unisys Security Insights – Report for US

    Unisys Security Insights – Report for US
    “Consumers in the U.S. are most concerned about data breaches at retailers and government agencies. U.S. consumers indicated relatively lower levels of concern about data breaches at other organizations such as airlines, healthcare and…
  • Jul 2

    BP Deep Water Horizon Settlement of 18.7B to states is tax deductible and spread over 18 year

    BP Deep Water Horizon Settlement of 18.7B to states is tax deductible and spread over 18 year
    WSJ blog: “BP PLC agreed Thursday to pay $18.7 billion to settle federal and state claims over the 2010 Deepwater Horizon oil spill. The penalty includes the biggest pollution fine in U.S. history. Here’s what you should…
  • Jul 2

    Promoting an open research culture

    Promoting an open research culture
    Science 26 June 2015:  Vol. 348 no. 6242 pp. 1422-1425 DOI: 10.1126/science.aab2374 “Transparency, openness, and reproducibility are readily recognized as vital features of science. When asked, most scientists embrace these…
Rank this Week: 2042

Library Boy

Library Boy

Features legal research news. By Michel-Adrien Sheppard.

http://micheladrien.blogspot.com/
  • Jul 2

    Canadian Forum on Civil Justice June 2015 Access to Justice Newsletter

    Canadian Forum on Civil Justice June 2015 Access to Justice Newsletter
    The non-profit Canadian Forum on Access to Justice (CFCJ) has been publishing a monthly newsletter about Access to Justice since early 2013. The latest issue of the newsletter includes:a report on the research project Paralegals, the Cost…
  • Jul 2

    LawNow Special Report: Self Represented-Litigant

    LawNow Special Report: Self Represented-Litigant
    In the most recent issue of LawNow, a publication of the Centre For Public Legal Education Alberta, there is a “Special Report” on self-represented litigants.It includes 3 articles: What Self–Represented Litigants (Actually)…
  • Jun 30

    Supreme Court of Canada: New Library Title

    Supreme Court of Canada: New Library Title
    The list of new library titles added to the Supreme Court of Canada collection for the month of June 2015 is now available on the Court website. It is possible to subscribe via e-mail to receive the list.
Rank this Week: 677

TS-SIS / OBS-SIS

TS-SIS / OBS-SIS

From the Technical Services Special Interest Section and the Online Bibliographic Services Special Interest Section of the American Association of Law Libraries.

http://tssis.blogspot.com/
  • Jul 2

    Dine around outings in Philly

    Dine around outings in Philly
    These look kind of fun:If you’re not familiar, the idea is pretty simple. Each Dine Around is a dining experience with fellow AALL attendees that will be hosted by a local Law Librarian, who coordinates the details of the evening out …
  • Jul 2

    Philadelphia survival guide

    Philadelphia survival guide
    Here's a link to the Philadelphia survival guide compiled by the Local Arrangements Committee.
  • Jul 2

    AALL and Thomson Reuters Member Appreciation Event

    AALL and Thomson Reuters Member Appreciation Event
    AALL and Thomson Reuters Member Appreciation Event HomeWhile You're ThereNetworkingAALL and Thomson Reuters Monday, July 20 • 7:00-10:00 p.m. Join AALL and Thomson Reuters at one of Philadelphia's most popular …
Rank this Week: 4312

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/
  • Jul 2

    Happy 4th of July!

    Happy 4th of July!
    The members of the Fred Parks Law Library would like to wish everyone a happy, fun and safe 4th of July! Happy 4th of July from Fred Parks!
  • Jun 29

    The Other Important Things Supreme Court Ruled

    The Other Important Things Supreme Court Ruled
    Although gay rights and healthcare are of critical importance to many Americans, there were a number of decisions passed by the Supreme Court this term.  Because they generally haven't gotten attention, here is a list of them, with…
  • Jun 18

    Supreme Court Rules 5-4 on Texas Ban on Confederate License Plate

    Supreme Court Rules 5-4 on Texas Ban on Confederate License Plate
    The Sons of Confederate Veterans plate design that started the issue.The Supreme Court ruled today that license plate designs represent state speech and not personal speech, and consequentially that the Texas DMV has the right to…
Rank this Week: 4330

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/
  • Jul 2

    Important FOIA decision for TRAC

    Important FOIA decision for TRAC
    the Transactional Records Access Clearinghouse (TRAC) at Syracuse University reports that in an important FOIA decision, Judge Christopher R. Cooper of the U.S. District Court of the District of Columbia has ruled that the purpose of TRAC is…
  • Jul 2

    2015 Harper Lee Prize for Legal Fiction

    2015 Harper Lee Prize for Legal Fiction
    ABA Journal reports that Deborah Johnson has been awarded the 2015 Harper Lee Prize for Legal Fiction for The Secret of Magic. The prize is intended for the best novel-length work of fiction published that year to illuminate the role of…
  • Jun 19

    European Court of Human Rights agrees websites are responsible for user comment

    European Court of Human Rights agrees websites are responsible for user comment
    Slashdot reports that a recent ruling from the European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) in the case of Delfi AS v. Estonia has found it perfectly acceptable to hold websites responsible for comments left by users. In the surprise…
Rank this Week: 1099

University of New Hampshire School…

University of New Hampshire School of Law Library Blog

Provides law library news.

http://library.law.unh.edu/blog
  • Jul 2

    Law Library Closed Friday, July 3

    Law Library Closed Friday, July 3
    The UNH Law Library is closed on Friday, July 3. Full details on summer hours are available here: http://library.law.unh.edu/CalendarAccess. 
  • Jul 2

    New Flag in Keycite

    New Flag in Keycite
    WestlawNext recently improved their Keycite citator product by introducing a new signal flag. According to West, this lovely striped friend: "will warn that a case has been appealed to the U.S. Court of Appeals or the U.S. Supreme Court.…
  • Jun 22

    Hundreds of Journals Now Available Online via WileyOnline

    Hundreds of Journals Now Available Online via WileyOnline
    UNH Law now has electronic access to hundreds of journals from publisher John Wiley & Sons via the Wiley Online Library platform. These titles include dozens of legal titles as well as titles from many other fields.
Rank this Week: 2968

National Indian Law Library --…

National Indian Law Library -- News

Covers Native American legal issues, published by the National Indian Law Library, a public law library devoted to federal Indian and tribal law.

http://nilllibrary.blogspot.com/
  • Jul 2

    NILL added new content to the Indian Law Bulletins on 7/02

    NILL added new content to the Indian Law Bulletins on 7/02
    U.S. Supreme Court Bulletin http://www.narf.org/nill/bulletins/sct/2014-2015update.htmlPetition for certiorari was granted on June 30, 2015 for Menominee Indian Tribe of Wisconsin v. U.S. (Self-determination Contract) U.S. Courts of Appeals…
  • Jun 26

    NILL added new content to the Indian Law Bulletins on 6/26

    NILL added new content to the Indian Law Bulletins on 6/26
    United States Federal Trial Courts Bulletin http://www.narf.org/nill/bulletins/dct/2015dct.htmlBorrichio v. Casino (Employment Discrimination, Casinos)In re Curtis Vale Womelsdorf and Lavonne Mae Womelsdorf, Debtors (Bankruptcy)United…
  • Jun 19

    NILL added new content to the Indian Law Bulletins on 6/19

    NILL added new content to the Indian Law Bulletins on 6/19
    United States Federal Trial Courts Bulletin http://www.narf.org/nill/bulletins/dct/2015dct.htmlNational Labor Relations Board Chickasaw Nation D/B/A Winstar World Casino and International Brotherhood of Teamsters Local 886, Affiliated with…
Rank this Week: 1287

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
  • Jul 2

    Marijuana vs. Voodoo Donuts: A Visual Aid

    Marijuana vs. Voodoo Donuts: A Visual Aid
    What does an ounce, 8 ounces, or a pound of marijuana look like – relative to a Voodoo (Doll) Donut? Portland Police Encouraging Community Members to be Responsible and Considerate with Recreational Marijuana (Photo) (link directly to…
  • Jun 23

    What if Readers Turned Pages for the Sake of Turning Pages?: Amazon, Taylor Swift, and Big Brother

    What if Readers Turned Pages for the Sake of Turning Pages?: Amazon, Taylor Swift, and Big Brother
    Do writers need their own “Taylor Swift” to protect their right to be paid for their labor? (See NPR’s story about Swift, Apple, and right to be paid.) The latest Amazon plan to pay authors based on pages turned (and…
  • Jun 18

    Oregon Legal Assistance Resource Guide

    Oregon Legal Assistance Resource Guide
    We try to update this Oregon Legal Assistance Resource Guide at least twice a year (you can also find the guide from the WCLL Legal Research Resources website), but additions, corrections, and suggestions are always welcome. You can…
Rank this Week: 545

Oregon Legal Research

Oregon Legal Research

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

http://blog.oregonlegalresearch.com/
  • Jul 2

    Marijuana vs. Voodoo Donuts: A Visual Aid

    Marijuana vs. Voodoo Donuts: A Visual Aid
    What does an ounce, 8 ounces, or a pound of marijuana look like – relative to a Voodoo (Doll) Donut? Portland Police Encouraging Community Members to be Responsible and Considerate with Recreational Marijuana (Photo) (link directly to…
  • Jun 23

    What if Readers Turned Pages for the Sake of Turning Pages?: Amazon, Taylor Swift, and Big Brother

    What if Readers Turned Pages for the Sake of Turning Pages?: Amazon, Taylor Swift, and Big Brother
    Do writers need their own “Taylor Swift” to protect their right to be paid for their labor? (See NPR’s story about Swift, Apple, and right to be paid.) The latest Amazon plan to pay authors based on pages turned (and…
  • Jun 18

    Oregon Legal Assistance Resource Guide

    Oregon Legal Assistance Resource Guide
    We try to update this Oregon Legal Assistance Resource Guide at least twice a year (you can also find the guide from the WCLL Legal Research Resources website), but additions, corrections, and suggestions are always welcome. You can…
Rank this Week: 2298

Legal Research is EASY

Legal Research is EASY

Covers basic legal research. By Bret Christensen.

http://legalresearchiseasy.blogspot.com/
  • Jul 2

    I saw THIS one coming

    I saw THIS one coming
    I don't know what your religious affliation(s) might be but being a Christian, myself, I believe in Karma.  Yeah, yeah, it's a Buddist concept but it make sense to me (so there). As it relates to things, Karma is that force in the…
  • Jun 29

    The old bait and switch

    The old bait and switch
    Don't know if you know this but while working in a law library is not as physically taxing as, say, ditch digging in August or running a marathon or chasing after a two year old, I do come home exhausted most days.  Oh, we have our…
  • Jun 22

    Another hand in your pocket

    Another hand in your pocket
    I was reading an article the other day about marriage and couples and what they fight about and, not surprisingly, the number one thing that couples argue about is money.I mention this because the other day I had a couple come into the…
Rank this Week: 3588

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
  • Jul 2

    The Revised Statutes of the United States: Predecessor to the U.S. Code

    The Revised Statutes of the United States: Predecessor to the U.S. Code
    The following is a guest post by Andrew Winston, a legal reference librarian with the Public Services Division of the Law Library of Congress.  Andrew has previously provided an interview with this Virginia State Law Librarian for the…
  • Jul 1

    The Basic Law of Hong Kong

    The Basic Law of Hong Kong
    Today is the eighteenth anniversary of the establishment of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR). It is a statutory holiday in Hong Kong, as provided in the General Holidays Ordinance, in commemoration of Hong Kong’s…
  • Jun 30

    FALQs: Proposals to Reform Pakistan’s Blasphemy Law

    FALQs: Proposals to Reform Pakistan’s Blasphemy Law
    The following is a guest post by Tariq Ahmad, a legal analyst in the Global Legal Research Directorate of the Law Library of Congress. Tariq has previously blogged about Islamic Law in Pakistan – Global Legal Collection Highlights,…
Rank this Week: 4583

Delaware Campus Library Blogs

Delaware Campus Library Blogs

From Widener Law.

http://blogs.lawlib.widener.edu/delaware
  • Jul 2

    July 4th weekend hour

    July 4th weekend hour
    This weekend the library will be open our usual summer hours. On Monday July 6th we will be open 9 a.m to 5 p.m. Summer Hours Monday-Thursday 8 a.m. to 11 p.m. Friday 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. Saturday 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday 12 p.m. to 10 p.m.
  • Jun 17

    Summer at the law library

    Summer at the law library
    The law library is now on summer hours. From Tuesday, May 26 Through Sunday, July 26 we are open: Monday-Thursday                     8 a.m.…
  • May 21

    Law library closed Memorial Day weekend

    Law library closed Memorial Day weekend
    The Widener Law Delaware Law Library will be closed this weekend for Memorial Day. We’ll reopen Tuesday May 26th. See our website for more information about library hours.
Rank this Week: 970

Pappas Law Library Blog

Pappas Law Library Blog

From the Boston University School of Law.

http://bulawinteractive.org/libraryblog/
  • Jul 2

    American FactFinder

    American FactFinder
    Looking for data to incorporate into your class paper or research memo?  You may want to check out American FactFinder, a free site created by the United States Census Bureau.  American FactFinder allows you to search for a…
  • Jun 18

    SCOTUS

    SCOTUS
    Busy day at the Supreme Court. 6 opinions issued! The opinion in Ohio v. Clark is here.  The opinion in Brumfield v. Cain is here.  The opinion in Walker v. Sons of Confederate Veterans is here. …
  • Jun 9

    LiveChat

    LiveChat
    Hello RAs – Remember that you can communicate with us all summer via LiveChat, M-F, 9-5.
Rank this Week: 2663

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/
  • Jul 2

    Library Hours for Holiday Weekend

    Library Hours for Holiday Weekend
    The law library will be open the following hours over the 4th of July weekend: Friday, July 3rd – CLOSED Saturday, July 4th – CLOSED Sunday, July 5th – Noon-8pm Happy Independence Day!      
  • Jul 1

    New in the Library: Magazines and Newspapers on 1st Floor

    New in the Library: Magazines and Newspapers on 1st Floor
    The library has a new magazine rack and will soon have one for newspapers as well. The magazines and newspapers have also been moved to the first floor near the entrance. Now in this area patrons can enjoy the comfy seating, read a newspaper…
  • Jun 30

    New in the Library: Law Related Fiction

    New in the Library: Law Related Fiction
    The Law Library now has revolving shelving (pictured) with law related fiction titles. Now students have a convenient and easy way to do some pleasure reading. Also, don’t forget you can get plenty of other fiction through the law…
Rank this Week: 324

The Blackacre Times

The Blackacre Times

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

http://theblackacretimes.com/
  • Jul 2

    The United States Law Week

    The United States Law Week
    There have been many major legal developments in the United States over the past several weeks. The Supreme Court has issued several landmark opinions in regards to healthcare, marriage, housing, and congressional redistricting. In addition,…
  • Jun 30

    Views From the New Library

    Views From the New Library
    The new Law Library is a hopping place these days, as librarians, staff, and the building/move team are working to get the space ready for you. It’s a far stretch from our old home in the Urban Life building, and we thought…
  • Jun 25

    Updated library hours and access to database

    Updated library hours and access to database
    Because of continuing construction in the library as well as the move of the College of Law servers this weekend, the Law Library will have temporarily shortened hours. The library will be open: Thursday, June 25, 2015 7am-6pm Friday, June…
Rank this Week: 3836

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/
  • Jul 2

    Fashion Law - Classes to Consider and Ohio Ties*

    Fashion Law - Classes to Consider and Ohio Ties*
    Fashion is huge business, and if you are remotely interested in it and still looking for a practice area to focus on, consider fashion law. Loyola Law School in Los Angeles has a fashion law center, and Fordham has just launched an LL.M. in…
  • Jun 30

    Judicious Close Reading

    Judicious Close Reading
    Last week brought us an example of close reading from the United States Supreme Court.  In King v. Burwell, the Affordable Care Act case, the justices explicated one key phrase:  "an Exchange established by the State." Close…
  • Jun 29

    A Victory for Thorough Research

    A Victory for Thorough Research
    An NPR librarian, Barbara Van Woerkom, did a little digging and located 1,200 more veterans exposed to mustard gas than the Veterans Administration located . . . and it took her a mere two months! Two months may seem like an eternity to…
Rank this Week: 537

Cleveland Law Library Weblog

Cleveland Law Library Weblog

Informs local attorneys of major legal developments important to their practice. By Sue Altmeyer.

http://suealtmeyer.typepad.com/cleveland_law_library_web/
  • Jul 2

    Tech Thursday: Locking Down Your Phone

    Tech Thursday: Locking Down Your Phone
    In this day and age, it's now more important than ever to make sure your Smartphone is safe from hacks and cyberattacks. ZDNet's article "Need to lock down your phone? These security apps are some of the best" lists six...
  • Jun 25

    Tech Thursday: Staying Safe On Public Wi-Fi

    Tech Thursday: Staying Safe On Public Wi-Fi
    Have you ever taken advantage of one of the thousands of free public Wi-Fi hotspots? They're very convenient, but be careful, security can be an issue. CNET's Lexy Savvides writes: "Stuck without a data connection on the road? Free public...
  • Jun 18

    Tech Thursday: Windows 10 Is Almost Here

    Tech Thursday: Windows 10 Is Almost Here
    Microsoft has finally announced a launch date for Windows 10, July 29, 2015. This is a free update for users running Windows 7, 8 or 8.1. What does this mean for us? Techlicious' Fox Van Allen has compiled a list...
Rank this Week: 644

BLS Library Blog

BLS Library Blog

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

http://www.blslibrary.com/
  • Jul 2

    Independence Day Reading

    Independence Day Reading
    Officially, the Continental Congress declared its freedom from Great Britain 239 years ago today on July 2, 1776, when it passed Lee’s Resolutions (“that these United Colonies are, and of right ought to be, free and…
  • Jun 26

    July 4th Weekend Hour

    July 4th Weekend Hour
    The Library will be open the following hours during the Independence Day weekend: Friday, July 3rd:  9am – 10pm Saturday, July 4th:  9am – 5pm Sunday, July 5th:  10am – 10pm Enjoy the holiday!
  • Jun 26

    Two Landmark Supreme Court Decisions in Two Day

    Two Landmark Supreme Court Decisions in Two Day
    The United States Supreme Court on Thursday, June 25, 2015 upheld federal health insurance subsidies for moderate and low income Americans as part of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act of 2010. The vote was 6-3, with the majority…
Rank this Week: 1063

Virtual Library Cat's Eye View

Virtual Library Cat's Eye View

Features news and views from Ernester, the Hofstra School of Law Deane Law Library Virtual Cat.

http://deanelawlibrary.blogspot.com/
  • Jul 2

    Did Benjamin Franklin Really Say That?

    Did Benjamin Franklin Really Say That?
    As Independence Day approaches, we can reliably expect to see quotations throughout the various media from that most quotable of the Founders, Benjamin Franklin. But did Benjamin Franklin really say that?Click here to find out.Ernster, the…
  • Jun 30

    New York Freedom Trail

    New York Freedom Trail
    Fourth of July weekend is almost here.  Many of us will be heading into Manhattan, Brooklyn, or elsewhere in New York City to take advantage of the fun and festivities. While you're taking a much needed break from work or bar exam…
  • Jun 29

    10 Mobile Apps to Simplify Life for Lawyer

    10 Mobile Apps to Simplify Life for Lawyer
    This is another apps list from Law Technology Today, 10 Mobile Apps to Simplify Life for Lawyers.  Some apps are strictly for lawyers - Fastcase - while others are general - Workshare - but meet a lawyer's need.So review the apps and use…
Rank this Week: 1073

Scholarly Communications @ Duke

Scholarly Communications @ Duke

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

http://blogs.library.duke.edu/scholcomm/
  • Jul 2

    An international perspective on statutory damage

    An international perspective on statutory damage
    It has been a long time since we discussed statutory damages in this space.  Statutory damages are, of course, the high monetary damages that rights holders can elect when they sue someone for infringement.  Instead of having…
  • Jun 11

    This is a solution?

    This is a solution?
    Ever since it appeared, I knew I should write about this new report concerning  orphan works that the Copyright Office issued earlier this month.  But, to be honest, I have been on vacation, and have not had a chance to read…
  • Jun 4

    Who pays, and what are we paying for?

    Who pays, and what are we paying for?
    [ guest post by Paolo Mangiafico ] I wasn’t at the Society for Scholarly Publishing’s annual meeting in Virginia last week, but was able to follow some of the presentations and discussions via the #SSP2015 hashtag on Twitter and…
Rank this Week: 1138

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
  • Jul 2

    Charlotte School of Law: Unlocking Human Potential

    Charlotte School of Law: Unlocking Human Potential
    Recently, we had one of our student workers scan through previous blog content and choose a few of the ones she found most helpful as a current Charlotte Law student.  We’ll be re-posting this content throughout…
  • Jul 1

    Careers in Financial Compliance

    Careers in Financial Compliance
    The demand for financial compliance professionals is extremely strong and the jobs in this sector pay well, so they’re well worth the interest they’re receiving. Recent graduates and seasoned professionals alike are becoming more…
  • Jun 30

    Charlotte School of Law: Did You Know?

    Charlotte School of Law: Did You Know?
Rank this Week: 4438

Seattle University Law Library…

Seattle University Law Library INFO

Covers legal news, legal research and library news.

http://lawlibraryblog.seattleu.edu/
  • Jul 2

    Legal Research Tutorial

    Legal Research Tutorial
    There are lots of excellent legal research videos and tutorials freely available on the web. One of the easiest ways to find them is to search You Tube for your research task (statutory, regulatory etc.), plus the words “legal…
  • Jun 29

    Why do we eat hot dogs and watch fireworks?

    Why do we eat hot dogs and watch fireworks?
    Everyone knows the 4th of July is Independence Day. Most everyone knows that it is Independence Day because that’s when the Declaration of Independence was signed. But how much do you really know about the Declaration itself? The…
  • Jun 26

    Working this summer?

    Working this summer?
    Bloomberg Law, in addition to providing exceptionally useful legal research materials, has a number of guides and tips for excelling in your internship, externship, or clinic placements. If you don’t already have a Bloomberg log in, go…
Rank this Week: 4314

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: 3631

AALL's Washington Blawg

AALL's Washington Blawg

From the American Association of Law Libraries.

http://aallwash.wordpress.com
  • Jul 1

    July Washington E-Bulletin

    July Washington E-Bulletin
    The July issue of the Washington E-Bulletin is available now on AALLNET. Special Annual Meeting Edition IN THIS ISSUE Vol. 2015, Issue 07 A LOOK AHEAD Policy Program Highlights ACT NOW Law Librarians Unite! Help Support Higher…
  • Jun 23

    Copyright Office’s New Orphan Works Report Contains Flawed Legislative Proposal

    Copyright Office’s New Orphan Works Report Contains Flawed Legislative Proposal
    By Emily Feltren On June 4, the Copyright Office released its new Orphan Works and Mass Digitization report, updating its 2006 and 2011 reports on the same topic. The new report analyzes past orphan works legislation, recent legal…
  • Jun 11

    Amid Appropriations Challenge, Net Neutrality Rules To Go Into Effect Friday

    Amid Appropriations Challenge, Net Neutrality Rules To Go Into Effect Friday
    Update 4:30pm: The U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit has denied the stay of FCC Title II reclassification. By Elizabeth Holland The Federal Communications Commission’s (FCC) new Open Internet Order will go into…
Rank this Week: 4446

Ramsey County Law Library Blog

Ramsey County Law Library Blog

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

http://ramseylawlibrary.org/
  • Jul 1

    S.O.S. for Sexual Violence

    S.O.S. for Sexual Violence
    Sexual violence awareness was never just for college campuses. The school’s-out days of summer, in fact, are when sexual assault numbers peak. Now is the time to become aware of Ramsey County’s own resource against…
  • Jun 24

    Royden S. Dane

    Royden S. Dane
    Royden Smith Dane was born on December 24, 1893 in the Minnesota Iron Range town of Biwabik.  He spent his youth working in logging and mining camps.    Here he learned to operate steam shovels and fire locomotives,…
  • Jun 17

    UNCONSTITUTIONAL!

    UNCONSTITUTIONAL!
    The Law Librarian would be amiss in not acknowledging the huge decision handed down by U.S. District Court Judge Donovan Frank in the case of Karsjens et al. vs. Minnesota Department of Human Services et al. today, better known as the…
Rank this Week: 1930

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/
  • Jul 1

    The Task Code Conundrum

    The Task Code Conundrum
    [Ed. Note: Please welcome guest blogger, Keith Lipman, President at Prosperoware. Keith is a long-time friend of the Geeks, and well-known leader in the information management field of the legal industry. This post originally appeared on June…
  • Jun 18

    AALL Special Interest Section Name Changes: Expanding the Base… Broadening the Appeal

    AALL Special Interest Section Name Changes: Expanding the Base… Broadening the Appeal
    The American Association of Law Libraries (AALL) announced two name changes for its Special Interest Sections (SIS) this morning. These changes represent a broadening of the SIS appeal to law librarians and information professionals, as well…
  • Jun 4

    Highlights from the ABA's National Summit on Innovation in Legal Service

    Highlights from the ABA's National Summit on Innovation in Legal Service
    [Ed. Note: Please welcome Holly Riccio, AALL President and long-time friend of mine, as today's guest blogger. Recently, Holly attended the invitation-only National Summit on Innovation in Legal Services and she asked if we would allow…
Rank this Week: 783

Law Librarians

Law Librarians

By Mark Giangrande and Joe Hodnicki.

http://llb2.com/
  • Jul 1

    Copyright Office Issues New Report on Orphan Works and Mass Digitization Project

    Copyright Office Issues New Report on Orphan Works and Mass Digitization Project
    The U.S. Copyright Office has issued a new report, Orphan Works And Mass Digitization, which identifies legislative proposals and other considerations to create mechanisms that allow for legal use of orphan works and mass digitization.…
  • Jun 30

    Apple Loses Appeal In Ebook Case

    Apple Loses Appeal In Ebook Case
    The Second Circuit Court of Appeals rejected Apple’s arguments on appeal and upheld Judge Denise Cote’s finding that Apple violated the antitrust laws: Defendants Apple, Macmillan, and Simon & Schuster appeal from…
  • Jun 22

    Supreme Court Action: Patents, Fourth Amendment, Excessive Force Claims, and the Takings Clause

    Supreme Court Action: Patents, Fourth Amendment, Excessive Force Claims, and the Takings Clause
    The Supreme Court issued four opinions this morning.  I’m guessing the same-sex marriage case and the Obamacare case will be decided on June 29th, which appears to be the last day of the term.  Today’s cases, while not…
Rank this Week: 1591

New Jersey Law Librarians…

New Jersey Law Librarians Association (NJLLA)

Features New Jersey law library news.

http://njlla.org/blog/
  • Jul 1

    Happy Hour & Networking Social

    Happy Hour & Networking Social
    Legal Professionals, Attorneys, and Law Enforcement Are Invited to a Summer Happy Hour & Networking Social Friday, July 17, 2015 at Bar Anticipation 703 16th Avenue Lake Como/ Belmar, NJ 07719 5:30-7:55 PM Hot & Cold Buffet The…
  • May 22

    Children on the Green Thanks NJLLA!

    Children on the Green Thanks NJLLA!
    Children on the Green has already sent us a Thank You for our support from the Annual NJLLA meeting on May 13th! Many thanks to everyone that donated and thank you to the Community Service Committee for organizing the donations to…
  • May 8

    Ronald McDonald House Thanks NJLLA

    Ronald McDonald House Thanks NJLLA
    The Ronald McDonald House has sent us a lovely thank you letter for our support from the April NJLLA meeting. Many thanks to the Community Service Committee for organizing the donations to this worthy organization.
Rank this Week: 2635

Et Seq. - The Harvard Law School…

Et Seq. - The Harvard Law School Library Blog

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

http://etseq.law.harvard.edu/
  • Jul 1

    Scanning Nuremberg: The Blood-judge, false false rumors, and documentary dilemma

    Scanning Nuremberg: The Blood-judge, false false rumors, and documentary dilemma
    Post by Matt Seccombe, originally written April 3, 2015 Scanning Nuremberg shares the observations and insights of Matt Seccombe, Nuremberg Trials Project Metadata Manager/Document Analyst, as he analyzes documents for digitization as…
  • Jun 23

    Up on the Roof update

    Up on the Roof update
    Here are the latest status updates on our roof project: Roofing work is underway on both the Langdell north and south lower roofs over the classrooms, continuing through the look-ahead period. During the week of June 21: Masonry repairs and…
  • Jun 22

    852 RARE: A Controversial Execution in 1818 Edinburgh

    852 RARE: A Controversial Execution in 1818 Edinburgh
    In December 1818, Robert Johnston, age 24, was executed for robbing Mr. John Charles of some £600 in pounds and notes, plus a watch key and chain. This single crime, trial, and execution ignited a swarm of controversy – evidence…
Rank this Week: 353

The Goodson Blogson

The Goodson Blogson

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

http://dukelawref.blogspot.com/
  • Jul 1

    Independence on Display

    Independence on Display
    [This is a guest post by Reference Librarian and Senior Lecturing Fellow Marguerite Most.]Resolved: that these United Colonies are, and of right ought to be, free and independent States, that they are absolved from all allegiance to the…
  • Jun 29

    New Research Guide to Health Law

    New Research Guide to Health Law
    The Goodson Law Library has recently added a brand-new research guide to Health Law. Reference Librarian Jane Bahnson, who also teaches the advanced research course Health & Medical Research for Lawyers, curated this list of primary and…
  • Jun 25

    Court-Watching

    Court-Watching
    The U.S. Supreme Court will close its October Term 2014 at the end of this month. With several blockbuster decisions still pending (including same-sex marriage, and the Affordable Care Act exchanges), the Court has scheduled opinion…
Rank this Week: 4388

Library Stuff

Library Stuff

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

http://www.librarystuff.net
  • Jul 1

    Ransom Center provides free online access to over 22,000 images of literary collection

    Ransom Center provides free online access to over 22,000 images of literary collection
    The Ransom Center — UT’s world-recognized rare book and manuscript library — is removing the requirement for permission as well as use fees for a significant portion of its online collections that are in the public domain,…
  • Jul 1

    The New New York Public Library

    The New New York Public Library
    “This is our moment!” said Tony Marx, the President and CEO of the New York Public Library (NYPL), as he was winding his comments about the present and future of libraries up to a crescendo: “Libraries are the central…
  • Jul 1

    Cuyahoga County library chief starts new chapter as president of American Library Association

    Cuyahoga County library chief starts new chapter as president of American Library Association
    Cuyahoga County Public Library Executive Director Sari Feldman has taken the reins of the American Library Association, the world’s oldest library association, where she will serve a one-year term as president. Feldman, who was elected…
Rank this Week: 4396

The Running Librarian

The Running Librarian

Covers legal publishing and web 2.0. By James Mullan.

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

    Intranet resources - June 2015

    Intranet resources - June 2015
    This is becoming something of a habit now, which is probably a good thing. This month I have found 5 articles on intranets which I found particularly intranet. I hope you enjoy them as much as I did!If you're looking for a good introduction…
  • Jun 22

    Intranet and other useful resources - May 2015

    Intranet and other useful resources - May 2015
    This is another installment of my irregular column highlighting useful intranet and for the first timeNuggets..but not this kind!Knowledge Management resources.We start with a post written by Steven Bynghall called "The Bumpy Ride to Dialogue…
  • Jun 20

    What's new for intranets in SharePoint 2016?

    What's new for intranets in SharePoint 2016?
    In what could be considered a follow up* to the SharePoint 2016 webinar I wrote about recently Sam Marshall has written an interesting blog post called SharePoint 2016 - what's new for intranets"In the post Sam looks more closely at what…
Rank this Week: 4420

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/
  • Jun 30

    Independence for Law Library Staff

    Independence for Law Library Staff
    The Law Library will be closed from Friday, July 3d through Sunday, July 5th in observance of Independence Day. The Library resumes regular summer quarter hours on Monday, July 6th.
  • Jun 12

    Post-Grad Privilege

    Post-Grad Privilege
    Photo credit: blog.dearmissj.comNow that the excitement of commencement has ebbed at bit, some UW Law grads may be wondering if they can still enter the Law Library with their Husky Cards when the Library is closed.The answer is Yes!!…
  • Jun 10

    Upcoming Changes to Library Hour

    Upcoming Changes to Library Hour
    With final exams ending for 1Ls, the Library moves to its interim hours.The Library will be closed Saturday, June 13 through Tuesday, June 16.Wednesday, June 17 through Friday, June 19 the Library will be open from 8am to 5pm and the…
Rank this Week: 4452

Due Process

Due Process

By the Georgetown Law Library.

https://blogs.commons.georgetown.edu/dueprocess/
  • Jun 30

    The Bluebook–Twentieth Edition

    The Bluebook–Twentieth Edition
    The new edition of The Bluebook: A Uniform System of Citation (20th ed. 2015) was published earlier this month, and copies are now available at the Georgetown Law Library!  I know everyone is eager to get their hands on a copy and…
  • Jun 26

    The United Nations: Another Charter has a Birthday

    The United Nations: Another Charter has a Birthday
    The United Nations Charter is 70 years old today, and the UN Dispatch has recommended a  nice piece by Mark Goldberg on Global Dispatches and his tribute to the UN and its founding in the form of a podcast. In that podcast we hear…
  • Jun 15

    Happy 800th Birthday Magna Carta!

    Happy 800th Birthday Magna Carta!
    800 years ago today King John met the rebel Barons at Runnymede to sign and seal what would become known to posterity as Magna Carta, or the Great Charter. While King John may indeed have signed and sealed it on this day eight centuries ago,…
Rank this Week: 1613

Law Library & Technology Blog

Law Library & Technology Blog

From the George Mason University School of Law.

http://blog.law.gmu.edu/library/
  • Jun 30

    HAPPY FOURTH OF JULY!

    HAPPY FOURTH OF JULY!
    Independence Day marks the adoption of the Declaration of Independence on July 4, 1776. But what exactly is this document?  It is printed in Statutes at Large.  It is included in the United States Code as one of…
  • Jun 23

    Preparing for the Bar Exam

    Preparing for the Bar Exam
    GMU Law Library welcomes those studying for the bar.  Please check the law library website for information about regular and special summer hours. Mason Law ’15 grads retain all library privileges until September 30. Below are are…
  • Jun 15

    HAPPY 800th BIRTHDAY MAGNA CARTA!

    HAPPY 800th BIRTHDAY MAGNA CARTA!
    On June 15, 1215, at Runnymede, King John affixed his seal on Magna Carta. Eight hundred years later Magna Carta remains one of the world’s most important documents, especially in America where it heavily influenced the drafters of the…
Rank this Week: 2393

CWSL Library News

CWSL Library News

From the California Western School of Law.

http://blogs.cwsl.edu/blog/library/
  • Jun 30

    4th of July Holiday Hour

    4th of July Holiday Hour
  • May 26

    This is a reminder about…

    This is a reminder about the NYTimes.com Educational Webinar series starting next week, on Thursday May 28, 2015.   All webinars are 20 minutes in length starting at 10AM, 12noon and 2PM Eastern Time.  They will cover how to…
  • Apr 30

    The deadline for paying your library fines and printing fees is Wednesday, May 6, 2015 at 3:00PM.

    The deadline for paying your library fines and printing fees is Wednesday, May 6, 2015 at 3:00PM.
     If you want to discuss or contest any of your charges, you need to come in BEFORE this deadline.  Please read the following for further details. Please settle your Library accounts accrued through the end of the Spring 2015…
Rank this Week: 1569

Law Library of Congress: Research…

Law Library of Congress: Research Reports

Legal commentary and recommended resources on issues and events with legal significance from the Law Library of Congress.

http://www.loc.gov/law/help/current-topics.php
  • Jun 30

    Constitutional Provisions on National and Religious Identity

    Constitutional Provisions on National and Religious Identity
    The Law Library of Congress is proud to present a new report, Constitutional Provisions on National and Religious Identity. This report contains information on provisions in constitutions and other founding documents specifying an ethnic or…
  • Jun 17

    Comprehensive Index of Law Library of Congress Report

    Comprehensive Index of Law Library of Congress Report
    In an effort to highlight the legal reports produced by the Law Library of Congress, we have revamped our display of the reports on our website. The new Comprehensive Index of Legal Reports will house all reports available on our website.…
  • Jun 3

    Foreign Intelligence Gathering Law

    Foreign Intelligence Gathering Law
    The Law Library of Congress is proud to present a new report, Foreign Intelligence Gathering Laws. This report contains information on laws regulating the collection of intelligence in the European Union, United Kingdom, France, Netherlands,…
Rank this Week: 1006