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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/
  • Mar 30

    Recent Statutory Instruments – legislation.gov.uk

    Recent Statutory Instruments – legislation.gov.uk
    SI 2015/725 – The Community Amateur Sports Clubs Regulations 2015 SI 2015/717 – The Transparency of Lobbying, Non-Party Campaigning and Trade Union Administration Act 2014 (Commencement No. 2 and Transitional Provision) Order 2015…
  • Mar 30

    BAILII: Recent Decision

    BAILII: Recent Decision
    Court of Appeal (Criminal Division) Watson v R [2015] EWCA Crim 559 (27 March 2015) ABC & Ors, R v [2015] EWCA Crim 539 (26 March 2015) Quillan & Ors, R. v [2015] EWCA Crim 538 (25 March 2015) Lariba & Ors v R [2015] EWCA Crim 478…
  • Mar 30

    The New FA Football Intermediaries Regulations and the Disputes Likely to Arise – Blackstone Chamber

    The New FA Football Intermediaries Regulations and the Disputes Likely to Arise – Blackstone Chamber
    ‘The FA Regulations on working with Intermediaries (‘FA Intermediaries Regulations’) come into force on 1 April 2015. They put into force FIFA’s Intermediaries Regulations, with some important variations and, with…
Rank this Week: 3

beSpacific

beSpacific

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

http://www.bespacific.com/
  • Mar 30

    The Importance of Data Occupations in the U.S. Economy

    The Importance of Data Occupations in the U.S. Economy
     Economics & Statistics Administration, Department of Commerce. By William Hawk, Regina Powers, Economists, and Robert Rubinovitz Deputy Chief Economist Economics and Statistics Administration Office of the Chief Economist. ESA Issue…
  • Mar 30

    The Liquidation of Government Debt

    The Liquidation of Government Debt
    The Liquidation of Government Debt, Carmen M. Reinhart and M. Belen Sbrancia. IMF Working Paper. January 21, 2015. “High public debt often produces the drama of default and restructuring. But debt is also reduced through financial…
  • Mar 30

    Public Sector Unions & the First Amendment after Harris v. Quinn and Burwell v. Hobby Lobby

    Public Sector Unions & the First Amendment after Harris v. Quinn and Burwell v. Hobby Lobby
    Tang, Aaron, Public Sector Unions & the First Amendment after Harris v. Quinn and Burwell v. Hobby Lobby (March 28, 2015). New York University Law Review, Forthcoming. Available for download at SSRN: http://ssrn.com/abstract=2586491…
Rank this Week: 10

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
  • Mar 24

    UNPUBLISHED OPINION: State v. Speer

    UNPUBLISHED OPINION: State v. Speer
    The Montana Supreme Court has issued an Unpublished Opinion in the following matter: CRIMINAL – DUI-FELONY DA 13-0466, 2015 MT 93N, STATE OF MONTANA, Plaintiff and Appellee, v. DANIEL EUGENE SPEER, Defendant and Appellant.
  • Mar 24

    OPINION: State v. Hime

    OPINION: State v. Hime
    The Montana Supreme Court has issued an Opinion in the following matter: CRIMINAL – DECEPTIVE PRACTICES DA 14-0034, 2015 MT 91, STATE OF MONTANA, Plaintiff and Appellee, v. HARRIS HIMES, Defendant and Appellant.
  • Mar 24

    OPINION: Stokes v. Duncan

    OPINION: Stokes v. Duncan
    The Montana Supreme Court has issued an Opinion in the following matter: CIVIL – BREACH OF CONTRACT DA 14-0483, 2015 MT 92, JOHN PATRICK STOKES, Plaintiff and Appellant, v. GREG W. DUNCAN and KATHLEEN M. GLOVER, Defendants and…
Rank this Week: 12

Slaw

Slaw

A Canadian cooperative weblog on all things legal.

http://www.slaw.ca
  • Mar 30

    Time to Say Goodbye to an Employee?

    Time to Say Goodbye to an Employee?
    You’ve tried clarification, reminders, warnings, patience and tolerance, maybe even retraining. But it isn’t working, and you both know it. Firing employees is not likely a task you took into consideration when you thought about…
  • Mar 30

    Developing Ontologies: An Ontology for Legal Research

    Developing Ontologies: An Ontology for Legal Research
    Almost exactly a year ago Amy Taylor, Emerging Technologies Librarian and Adjunct Professor at the Pence Law Library, Washington College of Law, wrote about creating a legal ontology for basic 1L legal research instruction. She shares…
  • Mar 30

    UKSC Compels Disclosure of Prince Charles’ Letters to Government Minister

    UKSC Compels Disclosure of Prince Charles’ Letters to Government Minister
    A year ago I posted here on the UK Court of Appeal’s ruling which set aside the government’s veto of a decision under freedom of information legislation for the release of “advocacy correspondence” from Prince…
Rank this Week: 48

Legal Scholarship Blog

Legal Scholarship Blog

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

http://legalscholarshipblog.com
Rank this Week: 83

Judge Ben C. Green Law Library…

Judge Ben C. Green Law Library Blog

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

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

    New Law Review format on display at Circ. Desk

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

    The Day After – Looking at the Prediction

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

    Election Maps — Nov 5th — Election Eve Prediction

    Election Maps — Nov 5th — Election Eve Prediction
    Last Tuesday I posted the information from four election map sites. I have posted at the end of this blog the information from today for those same sites. Not surprisingly, not one of the maps has gone completely unchanged.
Rank this Week: 107

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
  • Mar 27

    Excuse me, this book has a hare in it.

    Excuse me, this book has a hare in it.
    Part of the fun in dealing with older materials is coming across the occasional doodle or illustration added to the margins. This charming little creature comes from Decisiones antiquae et novae Rotae romanae (Old and new decisions of the…
  • Mar 16

    A peek behind the curtain

    A peek behind the curtain
    Among the Kuttner Institute materials recently deposited here are two pieces indicative of the work the Institute continues to support – creating editions of Medieval Canon Law.
  • Mar 5

    New exhibit: 250 Years of Blackstone's Commentarie

    New exhibit: 250 Years of Blackstone's Commentarie
    This year is the 250th anniversary of the publication of Sir William Blackstone’s Commentaries on the Laws of England, the single most influential book in the history of Anglo-American law. The Yale Law Library, home to the…
Rank this Week: 138

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
  • Mar 30

    Competitive intelligence research resources and strategie

    Competitive intelligence research resources and strategie
    Gain the knowledge you need to prepare for summer associate positions and beyond!   Join  Erin Wachowicz, librarian at the Yale School of Management, to learn the best business and competitive intelligence research resources…
  • Mar 24

    Advanced Google Searching Tomorrow!

    Advanced Google Searching Tomorrow!
    Lillian Goldman Law Library Research Skills Series Find inner poise and confidence as you face the overwhelming and ever expanding Google universe of information. Law Librarian Jason Eiseman will guide you through getting the most out of your…
  • Mar 16

    Library Tip: New Morris Tool "Map It"

    Library Tip: New Morris Tool "Map It"
    Dear Students: Did you know that you can find where your book is shelved: In the library catalog, MORRIS, you can now click the “Map It!” button next to an item to see a map to your book. The system will show you a map of the…
Rank this Week: 318

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/
  • Mar 30

    Summer Associate and Job Searching Materials on Bloomberg Law

    Summer Associate and Job Searching Materials on Bloomberg Law
    Whether you’re in the job market or preparing to embark on your first summer associate experience, you can find some timely tips on Bloomberg Law’s Career Resources page. Specifically for summer associates, check out the video…
  • Mar 27

    Statistics for Your Health Law Research

    Statistics for Your Health Law Research
    Adding interdisciplinary statistical data to your health law and policy writing can make your article or note stand out from the crowd. One easy way to find health statistics is by using Statista, a research platform that gives you instant…
  • Mar 26

    Tax Time – Researching State and Federal Tax Policy

    Tax Time – Researching State and Federal Tax Policy
    Founded in 1937, the Tax Foundation is an independent tax policy think-tank based in Washington, D.C. It is organized into the Center for Federal Tax Policy, the Center for State Tax Policy, and the Center for Legal Reform. The Tax…
Rank this Week: 311

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
  • Mar 30

    Charlotte Law’s Criminal Law Society Hosts Death Penalty Panel

    Charlotte Law’s Criminal Law Society Hosts Death Penalty Panel
    On March 18, WBOC-16, Delaware local news announced that the push to repeal the death penalty in Delaware was back on. A few days later, on Monday, March 23, 2015, Charlotte School of Law’s Criminal Law Society President, 3L…
  • Mar 30

    Student Spotlight: Bradley Owen

    Student Spotlight: Bradley Owen
    On March 23, 2015, Charlotte School of Law’s Criminal Law Society hosted a Death Penalty panel through the leadership of 3L Bradley Owens, Delaware native, former Delaware prison counselor, and legal intern at the 8th Amendment Project.…
  • Mar 30

    Links We Love Weekly Round-Up — March 30, 2015

    Links We Love Weekly Round-Up — March 30, 2015
    5 Effective Brainstorming Exercises Brainstorming is used when you’re searching for ideas and discovering possibilities that may be found in problems. The most common brainstorming exercise is to simply write down your ideas on a sheet…
Rank this Week: 323

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
  • Mar 30

    It’s Just Not Cricket!

    It’s Just Not Cricket!
    (The phrase “it’s just not cricket” is used to say that “something is unfair or dishonest”; “not done.” Perhaps it could have been exclaimed by some of the parties involved in the cases below?) The…
  • Mar 27

    FALQs: Freedom of Speech in France

    FALQs: Freedom of Speech in France
    Back in January, Nicolas kicked off our “FALQs” (aka “Frequently Asked Legal Questions”) series with a post on terrorism in France.  He was asked on Twitter to continue the series with a post on freedom of…
  • Mar 26

    2015 Harper Lee Prize for Legal Fiction

    2015 Harper Lee Prize for Legal Fiction
    Starting in 2012,  I have posted information about this award and have enjoyed following the nominees and winners.  I look forward to seeing which titles are selected for this year’s award. The following is a guest…
Rank this Week: 265

Library Stuff

Library Stuff

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

http://www.librarystuff.net
  • Mar 30

    Queens Library Fills Void After Closure of City’s Last Sheet Music Store

    Queens Library Fills Void After Closure of City’s Last Sheet Music Store
    “The musical void left by the reported closure of the New York’s last classical sheet music store is being filled by the Queens Library. The institution has built the city’s largest collection of music scores…
  • Mar 30

    Vote will keep controversial book in school library

    Vote will keep controversial book in school library
    “A concerned parent said a high school library book is pornographic and that it promotes prostitution and child abuse, but a school district committee voted to keep that controversial book in the library. “I just started going…
  • Mar 29

    Spread the words: Little Free Libraries find global following

    Spread the words: Little Free Libraries find global following
    “Maybe “little” isn’t such an apt description anymore of those book houses people put up in their yards. Five years after Todd Bol put up the first Little Free Library in front of his house in Hudson, Wis., the…
Rank this Week: 315

BLAWg IN Bloom: The Indiana Law…

BLAWg IN Bloom: The Indiana Law Library Blog

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

http://www.law.indiana.edu/lawlibrary/blawg
  • Mar 27

    Researching the History of U.S. practice in international law and international relation

    Researching the History of U.S. practice in international law and international relation
    If you are interested in researching the history of U.S. practice in international law, or the history of U.S. diplomacy more generally, there are several resources in HeinOnline and in ProQuest Congressional that can help you. U.S. practice…
  • Mar 25

    Foreign Relations Materials from the U.S. Department of State

    Foreign Relations Materials from the U.S. Department of State
    Follow the U.S. Department of State Office of the Historian on Twitter for updates on researching foreign relations, foreign policy, and Department of State records.  For example, check out this informative tweet about their index to…
  • Mar 3

    Legal Research Tech Tool: Bestlaw

    Legal Research Tech Tool: Bestlaw
    One of the toughest skills to master in legal research is cost-effective research techniques.  With your law school accounts, you have the luxury to play around and explore without any fiscal consequences, but when you or your employer…
Rank this Week: 321

Jenkins Law Library Blog

Jenkins Law Library Blog

Covers technology and legal research.

https://www.jenkinslaw.org/blog
  • Mar 26

    Jenkins On Your Desktop: Computer and Technology Law Material

    Jenkins On Your Desktop: Computer and Technology Law Material
    Doing research related to computer law? Check out some of the databases available on your desktop through the Jenkins Member Center! Loislaw Treatise Library contains The Law of the Internet, Scott on Multimedia…
  • Mar 24

    Black's Law Dictionary, 10th Edition: Now on WestlawNext

    Black's Law Dictionary, 10th Edition: Now on WestlawNext
    The 10th edition of Black's Law Dictionary was published last year and is now also available on WestlawNext! Definitions can be searched on WestlawNext by dictionary term or definition text. Black's Law Dictionary can be found two separate…
  • Mar 19

    Jenkins' Historical Collection: George Wharton Pepper

    Jenkins' Historical Collection: George Wharton Pepper
    George Wharton PepperArtist: Cameron BurnsideGeorge Wharton Pepper (1867-1961) was a prominent Philadelphia lawyer, law professor, and politician. He attended the University of Pennsylvania (class of 1887) and its Law School (class of 1889)…
Rank this Week: 333

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
  • Mar 26

    My, My, My: Auntie Mame Would Have Made a Hoot of a Law Librarian

    My, My, My: Auntie Mame Would Have Made a Hoot of a Law Librarian
    Every working stiff needs a laugh and a boost on Friday-Eve morning (better known as Thursday morning) and we are no exception to that truth. So, we often turn to the Legal Research is Easy blogger who never fails to tickle ……
  • Mar 25

    Dockets and other Court Records Databases in Oregon Public Law Libraries: Update

    Dockets and other Court Records Databases in Oregon Public Law Libraries: Update
    This is an update to the previous 10/14 blog post: OJIN and OECI Access in Oregon County Law Libraries The following Oregon public law libraries have in-library public, or staff-assisted, access to OJIN, OECI, or ACMS (court dockets).…
  • Mar 23

    Law Practice: Ethical Duty of Technology Competence

    Law Practice: Ethical Duty of Technology Competence
    “13 States Have Adopted Ethical Duty of Technology Competence,” by Robert Ambrogi, 3/16/15: “In 2012, something happened that I called a sea change in the legal profession: The American Bar Association formally approved a…
Rank this Week: 254

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
  • Mar 25

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

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

    Weekly Highlights for Mar. 13

    Weekly Highlights for Mar. 13
    Originally posted on CASE Blog:Check out this week’s advancement news worldwide, the latest CASE news, trending discussions on CASE communities and content shared by member institutions. Have something to share? Add it in the…
  • Dec 10

    All School Meeting Address: Winter Welcome 2014 and Discussions in the Wake of Ferguson

    All School Meeting Address: Winter Welcome 2014 and Discussions in the Wake of Ferguson
    Good morning, Andover! Over the Thanksgiving break, I wrote to you all an email, asking that you take some time to understand what was happening in Ferguson, Missouri.  A few members of the community — a student and a parent,…
Rank this Week: 251

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/
  • Mar 12

    Hsu Untied: Interviewing Lawyers About Their Side-Hobbie

    Hsu Untied: Interviewing Lawyers About Their Side-Hobbie
    via Maya Hsu My former colleague, Richard Hsu, is at it again. You may remember Richard, and his talented daughter, Maya, from my posts about his One Page Blog, and HsuTube blogs, and the really interesting videos he and Maya produced. I…
  • Mar 5

    Bloomberg BNA Launches Big Law Business Community Website

    Bloomberg BNA Launches Big Law Business Community Website
    Toby Brown and I got a sneak peek yesterday at Bloomberg BNA's new Big Law Business community site, and we liked what we saw. We all know that Big Law is big business, but there are very few resources out there from vendors that cover current…
  • Mar 2

    Movin' On Up!

    Movin' On Up!
    The legal market consolidated a bit more today in Canada as DLAPiper LLP announced that Davis LLP will be joining the Swiss verein's North American arm as its newest member firm in April 2015.  The Am Law Daily, summed up the change in…
Rank this Week: 303

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: 259

Legal Commentary on Proposition 8…

Legal Commentary on Proposition 8 and the Right to Marry

Articles and comments by attorneys and legal scholars, and related legal news. From Michael Ginsborg.

http://prop8legalcommentary.blogspot.com/
  • Oct 28

    Farewell

    Farewell
    In May, I decided that I would need a hiatus to prepare an article on a subject unrelated to this site. I have just completed my forthcoming article for law librarians, "Ending Our Conflicts of Interest to Protect Consumers of Legal…
  • May 22

    Hiatus from my usual schedule of blogging

    Hiatus from my usual schedule of blogging
    I regret that, for at least several weeks, I will lack time to update this site on a regular basis. I face two challenges. First, I expect to publish an article on a subject I have been thinking about for 20 years.
  • May 15

    Legal news this month

    Legal news this month
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Rank this Week: 300

Library Boy

Library Boy

Features legal research news. By Michel-Adrien Sheppard.

http://micheladrien.blogspot.com/
  • Mar 30

    American Association of Law Libraries Webinar on Security Issues in Law Librarie

    American Association of Law Libraries Webinar on Security Issues in Law Librarie
    The American Association of Law Libraries (AALL) is hosting a webinar on Security Issues in Law Libraries on Thursday, April 23, 2015 at 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM (Central Time): "Security risks in law libraries, courthouses, and law schools…
  • Mar 29

    University of Victoria's Environmental Law Centre Proposes Sweeping Reform of Canadian Charity Law

    University of Victoria's Environmental Law Centre Proposes Sweeping Reform of Canadian Charity Law
    The University of Victoria's Environmental Law Centre has released a report that calls on the federal government to introduce a major reform of charity law to bring it in line with other jurisdictions like the U.S., Australia, New Zealand…
  • Mar 28

    CanLII Primer: New Resource for Self-Represented Litigant

    CanLII Primer: New Resource for Self-Represented Litigant
    The National Self-Represented Litigants Project (NSRLP) has launched The Can LII Primer :"In the 2013 National SRL Study we were struck by the number of SRLs who used Can Lll, and how important a resource this was for them. Can Lll is not…
Rank this Week: 750

Off the Shelf - The Osgood Hall…

Off the Shelf - The Osgood Hall Law School Library Blog

Covers developments in legal information and legal information technologies for research and practice.

http://libblog.osgoode.yorku.ca
  • Mar 30

    Recent Acquisitions, March 23 – March 30, 2015

    Recent Acquisitions, March 23 – March 30, 2015
    60 new acquisitions in Osgoode Hall Law School Library, including 31 from 2015: Ce que la rivière nous procurait : archéologie et… Bibeau, Pierre, 1956-, Burroughs, André,, Denton,… E99 C88 C38 2014 Ce que…
  • Mar 23

    Recent Acquisitions, March 16 – March 23, 2015

    Recent Acquisitions, March 16 – March 23, 2015
    42 new acquisitions in Osgoode Hall Law School Library, including 26 from 2015: K 100 L44 2014 Legal education : simulation in theory and practice Lund Humphries Publishers 2014 xx, 279 pages ; 24 cm. K 1830 W67 2006 Worker … Continue…
  • Mar 17

    CCH Online Training Webinar

    CCH Online Training Webinar
    The CCH Online training scheduled for Wednesday March 18 has been moved to a webinar format. Instructions on how to register for the webinar here – CCHOnlineWebinarMarch18.
Rank this Week: 407

Pappas Law Library Blog

Pappas Law Library Blog

From the Boston University School of Law.

http://bulawinteractive.org/libraryblog/
  • Mar 28

    Legal History and Digitization

    Legal History and Digitization
    One of the areas that has really boomed in this era of digitization is legal history.  Want to see a first edition of Blackstone’s Commentaries?  We have it – LLMC Digital has put Yale’s entire collection of…
  • Mar 27

    200 Years of Free Legal Information in Massachusett

    200 Years of Free Legal Information in Massachusett
    Yesterday, the Massachusetts Trial Court Law Libraries hosted a reception to celebrate 200 years of free legal information in the Commonwealth.  In conjunction with this event, they created a book that traces their…
  • Mar 26

    Bloomberg Law for Court Document

    Bloomberg Law for Court Document
    One of the most useful features of Bloomberg Law (BL) is the ability to access court dockets and filings in current and recent cases. For federal District and Circuit Courts of Appeals cases, BL allows you to access documents provided through…
Rank this Week: 351

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/
  • Mar 27

    Ohio Supreme Court Adopts New Amendments to Ohio Ethics Rules for Lawyer

    Ohio Supreme Court Adopts New Amendments to Ohio Ethics Rules for Lawyer
    The Ohio Supreme Court recently adopted several amendments to the Ohio Rules of Professional Conduct. Some of the major topics covered by the new changes include technology, confidentiality, client development, and client solicitation.…
  • Mar 26

    Tech Thursday: Recycling Your Old Computer

    Tech Thursday: Recycling Your Old Computer
    Have an old computer laying around the office? Don't just throw it in the trash, there may be sensitive files and information on the hard drive. Techlicious' Christina DesMarais' article "How to Safely Get Rid of an Old Computer" gives...
  • Mar 12

    Tech Thursday: PC Security Software

    Tech Thursday: PC Security Software
    There's hundreds of different versions of security software available these days. Which is the best for you? Kaitlyn Wells' article "The Best PC Security Software" breaks down the best free and paid software. You can read her article here.
Rank this Week: 748

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/
  • Mar 27

    New website connects lawyers, non-profit

    New website connects lawyers, non-profit
    A new website called, appropriately, Lawyer/Nonprofit Connect was launched recently. The site is designed to enable nonprofit organizations to easily find interested lawyers to serve on their boards, and conversely, lawyers to easily find…
  • Mar 26

    Access to Justice program

    Access to Justice program
    An interesting v recently discusses how courtroom innovations in New York and elsewhereare helping self-represented litigants navigate the legal waters. One example is an initiative in New York, begun by Justice Fern Fisher, called the Court…
  • Mar 20

    Proposal to make all .gov sites secure HTTP

    Proposal to make all .gov sites secure HTTP
    Federal News Radio reports that  the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) of the United States has proposed a plan to make HTTPS the standard for all .gov websites. “The majority of Federal websites use HTTP as the primary…
Rank this Week: 767

The BIALL Blog

The BIALL Blog

From the British and Irish Association of Law Librarians.

http://biall.blogspot.com/
  • Mar 27

    Surveys Surveys Everywhere!

    Surveys Surveys Everywhere!
    BIALL members are currently being asked to contribute their opinions on two surveys:BIALL Supplier of the Year Award 2015 surveyThe Supplier Liaison Group are currently soliciting your views on legal information suppliers over the past 12…
  • Mar 23

    Wildy BIALL Law Librarian of the Year 2015

    Wildy BIALL Law Librarian of the Year 2015
    Now in it’s 10th year, nominations are now open for the Wildy BIALL Law Librarian of the Year 2015.The annual award of £500 is made, courtesy of Wildy's, to an individual law librarian / legal information professional who has…
  • Mar 12

    "What's in a Name?"

    "What's in a Name?"
    What's in a name, or indeed an acronym? Can it be a handicap and if so when does that handicap become sufficient to justify the pain and expense of changing it? How to ensure that any new name isn't more of a handicap than the old one?…
Rank this Week: 349

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/
  • Mar 27

    ProQuest’s Executive Orders and Presidential Proclamations 1789-2014

    ProQuest’s Executive Orders and Presidential Proclamations 1789-2014
    The President of the United States uses Executive Orders to execute a wide variety of actions with regard to the internal operations and organization of the Federal Government as well as foreign and domestic policies. Historically, executive…
  • Mar 9

    Oxford’s U.S. Constitutional Law

    Oxford’s U.S. Constitutional Law
    United States Constitutional Law service is a comprehensive reference resource to help researchers understand the legal and political history of American constitutionalism. This collection contains an archive of both primary source materials…
  • Feb 27

    BYU Law #38 in Alums to Partner

    BYU Law #38 in Alums to Partner
    BYU Law School was recently ranked #38 in the National Law Journal’s ranking of associates promoted to partner in 2014 (BYU Law School affiliation required for this link).  These rankings were part of NLJ’s 2015 Go-To Law…
Rank this Week: 358

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
  • Mar 25

    China: Real Property Law

    China: Real Property Law
    The Law Library of Congress is proud to present a new legal research report, China: Real Property Law. Individuals cannot privately own land in China but may obtain transferrable land-use rights for a number of years for a fee. Currently, the…
  • Feb 13

    Crude Oil Royalty Rate

    Crude Oil Royalty Rate
    The Law Library of Congress is proud to present a new report, Crude Oil Royalty Rates. This report lists royalty rates for crude oil production in selected countries where production occurs on lands owned or controlled in whole or part by the…
  • Feb 4

    Abortion Legislation in Europe

    Abortion Legislation in Europe
    The Law Library of Congress is proud to present a new report, Abortion Legislation in Europe. This report summarizing laws on abortion in selected European countries shows diverse approaches to the regulation of abortion in Europe. A majority…
Rank this Week: 354

The Gavel

The Gavel

Features legal and library news. By the Oklahoma City University Law Library.

http://law.okcu.edu/?cat=19
  • Mar 16

    Law Library After Hour

    Law Library After Hour
    The circulation desk will be open reduced hours, 8am – 5pm, during Spring Break, but even after the library staff goes home, you can still get help finding and checking out materials thanks to a couple of great library tools!……
  • Feb 12

    The Mystery Behind Mastery Monday

    The Mystery Behind Mastery Monday
    Want to increase your research skills but don’t have a lot of free time? The Oklahoma City University Law Library will be launching a new series of quick tutorials starting on Monday, February 16th! We call them Mastery Mondays, and…
  • Feb 6

    Black History Month: Law School Event

    Black History Month: Law School Event
    February 1 marked the beginning of Black History Month in the United States. The theme for 2015 is “A Century of Black Life, History, and Culture” (http://asalh100.org/black-history-themes/2015-theme/). The Oklahoma City…
Rank this Week: 400

Legal Informatics Blog

Legal Informatics Blog

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

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

    Pausing

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

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

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

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

    Tech for Justice Hackathon+ Austin: Results, storify, links, and resource
    Tech for Justice Hackathon+ Austin was held February 21-22, 2015 in Austin, Texas, USA. The event was organized by the Internet Bar Organization. Video describing the results and winners of the event is available at:…
Rank this Week: 417

Jurisdynamics

Jurisdynamics

Describes the interplay between legal responses to exogenous change and the law's own endogenous capacity for adaptation. By Louis D. Brandeis Dean Jim Chen.

http://jurisdynamics.blogspot.com/
  • Mar 1

    Leaps, Metes, and Bounds: Innovation Law and Its Logistic

    Leaps, Metes, and Bounds: Innovation Law and Its Logistic
    James Ming Chen, Leaps, Metes, and Bounds: Innovation Law and Its Logistics, http://ssrn.com/abstract=2571830 or http://bit.ly/LeapsMetesBounds: Economic analysis of technological innovation, diffusion, and decline often proceeds according to…
  • Jan 7

    Conducting empirical legal scholarship

    Conducting empirical legal scholarship
    The 15th annual workshop on Conducting Empirical Legal Scholarship, co-taught by Lee Epstein and Andrew D. Martin, will run from June 15-17, 2015, at Washington University in St. Louis. The workshop is for law school faculty, lawyers,…
  • Nov 25

    Price-Level Regulation and Its Reform

    Price-Level Regulation and Its Reform
    James Ming Chen, Price-Level Regulation and Its Reform, http://ssrn.com/abstract=771226 or http://bit.ly/PriceLevelRegulation: Price-level, or “price-cap,” regulation offers an alluring alternative to the traditional technique of…
Rank this Week: 594

The Patent Librarian's Notebook

The Patent Librarian's Notebook

By Michael White.

http://patentlibrarian.blogspot.com/
  • Feb 19

    As of January 2015, the Patent Librarian's…

    As of January 2015, the Patent Librarian's Notebook has moved to WordPress at http://patentlibrarian.com/.
  • Dec 31

    U.S. Patent Statistics and Numbers for 2013

    U.S. Patent Statistics and Numbers for 2013
    The USPTO issued 305,081 patents in 2013, an increase of 10.2 percent over 2012. The agency also published 347,148 utility and plant patent applications, an increase of 4.7 percent over the previous year. The total number of U.S. patent…
  • Dec 29

    Tangle toy puzzle

    Tangle toy puzzle
    A few days ago I took my four-year old daughter to get a flu shot. As a reward for being brave and not crying (too much) the nurse gave her a puzzle-toy called a Tangle(R). Turns out it was patented in 1985 (US 4509929) by Richard Zawitz.…
Rank this Week: 432

Lex Scripta

Lex Scripta

From the Dallas Association of Law Librarians.

http://dallnet.blogspot.com/
  • Nov 25

    Open Access Policy, Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation

    Open Access Policy, Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation
    http://www.gatesfoundation.org/How-We-Work/General-Information/Open-Access-PolicyOn January 1, 2015, the Open Access Policy of the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation will be effective for all new agreements. A two-year embargo will be in…
  • Aug 7

    Webinar - 5 Critical Attributes for Special Librarians to Evolve and Stay Relevant

    Webinar - 5 Critical Attributes for Special Librarians to Evolve and Stay Relevant
    Between Google circumventing in-depth research, dealing with budget constraints, understanding the changes driving customer behavior, and other challenges, librarians are facing a new world in which they must be adaptive.Join us Thursday,…
  • Jul 11

    Fastcase Hospitality Suite @ AALL14

    Fastcase Hospitality Suite @ AALL14
    Fastcase is happy again to sponsor and operate the PLL Hospitality Suite at AALL, for PLL members and friends at the annual meeting.  This year the location will be at The Ambassador Suite in Room 2032 of the Grand Hyatt Hotel. …
Rank this Week: 670

Law Library Letter

Law Library Letter

Summaries of recent Wyoming Supreme Court decisions and law library information. From the Wyoming State Law Library.

http://wyolawlibrary.blogspot.com/
  • May 14

    Summary 2014 WY 62

    Summary 2014 WY 62
    Summary of Decision May 14, 2014Justice Fox delivered the opinion of the Court. Reversed.Case Name: LEEKS CANYON RANCH, LLC, a Wyoming limited liability company; LEEKS CANYON, LLC, a Wyoming limited liability company; ELIZABETH LOCKHART and…
  • May 14

    Summary 2014 WY 61

    Summary 2014 WY 61
    Summary of Decision May 12, 2014Justice Davis delivered the opinion for the court. Affirmed. Case Name: IN THE MATTER OF THE WORKER’S COMPENSATION CLAIM OF: CHRISTINA S. HIRSCH, AN EMPLOYEE OF BORDER FOODS, INC. v. STATE OF WYOMING…
  • May 8

    Summary 2014 WY 60

    Summary 2014 WY 60
    Summary of Decision May 8, 2014Justice Fox delivered the opinion of the Court. Affirmed.Case Name: GILBERT ORTIZ, JR. v. THE STATE OF WYOMINGDocket Number: S-13-0127URL: http://www.courts.state.wy.us/Opinions.aspxAppeal from the District…
Rank this Week: 766

Biddleblog

Biddleblog

Shares the latest news and events at Biddle and legal research tips. By the librarians of the Biddle Law Library and the University of Pennsylvania Law School.

https://www.law.upenn.edu/blogs/library/
  • Mar 19

    Extra! Extra! NYTimes.com Access for Penn Law!

    Extra! Extra! NYTimes.com Access for Penn Law!
    Penn Law faculty, current students, and staff now have online access to the New York Times at NYTimes.com and through smartphone apps. Registration is required.
  • Mar 12

    Highlighted Archives Collection: The Penn Law Review

    Highlighted Archives Collection: The Penn Law Review
    A look at the Penn Law Archives collection of the oldest continuously published law journal in the United States…
  • Mar 5

    New Library Acquisitions: February 2014

    New Library Acquisitions: February 2014
    Biddle Law Library continues to acquire new print and electronic titles.Take a look at our recent acquisitions!
Rank this Week: 437

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: 364

D'Angelo Law Library Blog

D'Angelo Law Library Blog

Covers legal research.

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

    The D’Angelo Law Library Blog has a New Home

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

    New D'Angelo Law Library Blog Coming Soon!

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

    Microsoft Office Training for Law Student

    Microsoft Office Training for Law Student
    A full day of Microsoft Office training for Law Students will be held on Saturday, April 2nd, beginning at 9:00 AM in classroom V.  This program will give students the basic skills on MS Office (Word, Excel, and PowerPoint) needed during…
Rank this Week: 441

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: 395

Ohio Legal Research Blog

Ohio Legal Research Blog

By Kathy Hall, Melanie Putnam and Susan Schaefgen.

http://ohiolegalblog.blogspot.com/
  • Oct 26

    Lawriter sold to SSN Holdings Inc.

    Lawriter sold to SSN Holdings Inc.
    The legal research provider, Lawriter LLC, has been acquired by SSN Holdings Inc. Lawriter became a subsidiary of Collexis Holdings in early 2008. According to a Sept. 6, 2009 blog post on The Cottonboll Conspiracy:
  • Oct 28

    Report on invasive species in Ohio

    Report on invasive species in Ohio
    The Union of Concerned Scientists ha
  • Oct 24

    Judgepedia

    Judgepedia
    Judgepedia is a wiki encyclopedia about judges and courts, brought to you by the same sponsors of
Rank this Week: 706

Old Fox's KM blotter

Old Fox's KM blotter

Covers knowledge management.

http://0ldfox.blogspot.com/
  • Mar 30

    We Are 'Synthetic Children' And We Agree With Dolce & Gabbana

    We Are 'Synthetic Children' And We Agree With Dolce & Gabbana
    We Are 'Synthetic Children' And We Agree With Dolce & Gabbana: 'via Blog this'link
  • Mar 30

    How Click Fraud Could Swallow the…

    How Click Fraud Could Swallow the InternetWiredPay-per-click advertising is big, big, big business. So are bogus hits on Internet ads. It's search giants against scam artists in an arms race that could crash the entire online economy.By…
  • Mar 30

    Christian Icons of Propaganda - Sabeel and Desmond Tutu

    Christian Icons of Propaganda - Sabeel and Desmond Tutu
    linkThe troublesome truth, however, is that there is no apartheid in Israel. Black South African Reverend Kenneth Meshoe, founder and president of the African Christian Democratic Party and member of the South African parliament since…
Rank this Week: 4414

Law Library Blog

Law Library Blog

From the University of British Columbia Law Library.

http://law.library.ubc.ca/category/blog/
  • Mar 30

    New Books at the Law Library – March 30, 2015

    New Books at the Law Library – March 30, 2015
    LAW LIBRARY level 3: KEA535.2 .M58 2014 David Mittelstadt, People Principles Progress: The Alberta Court of Appeal’s First Century 1914 to 2014 (Calgary: Legal Archives Society of Alberta, 2014). LAW LIBRARY level 3: K247 .K56 2015…
  • Mar 23

    New Books at the Law Library – March 23, 2015

    New Books at the Law Library – March 23, 2015
    LAW LIBRARY level 3: K5191.W65 C37 2014 Anna Carline, Patricia Easteal AM, Shades of Grey – Domestic and Sexual Violence Against Women … Sexual Violence Against Women: Law Reform and Society (Milton Park: Routledge, 2014). LAW…
  • Mar 17

    Reserved Seating in Effect for Exam Preparation / Food & Drink Policy

    Reserved Seating in Effect for Exam Preparation / Food & Drink Policy
    The Library is committed to providing a learning environment that meets the intellectual and physical needs of users who are frequently in the library for extended periods of time.  Please help us to preserve the library and collections…
Rank this Week: 4389

Legal Research is EASY

Legal Research is EASY

Covers basic legal research. By Bret Christensen.

http://legalresearchiseasy.blogspot.com/
  • Mar 30

    It's the little things that will get you

    It's the little things that will get you
    So, I'm reading about that German plane crash in the French Alps and I see an article that suggests that it was the co-pilot that caused the plane to take a nose dive right into the mountain killing all 150 passengers.  Apparently,…
  • Mar 23

    Mirror, mirror

    Mirror, mirror
    When you look in the mirror, what do you see?  Do you see yourself as you see yourself; do you see yourself as everyone else sees you; or do you see yourself as you want everyone to see you?  Such was the thoughts that were going…
  • Mar 16

    I Did Not Know That!

    I Did Not Know That!
    Did you know that...111,111,111 X 111,111,111 = 12345678987654321?Did you know that during the middle ages, a slice of lemon was served with fish because it was thought the juice would dissolve any bones that were …
Rank this Week: 3631

University of New Hampshire School…

University of New Hampshire School of Law Library Blog

Provides law library news.

http://library.law.unh.edu/blog
  • Mar 30

    Parliamentarians Celebrate!

    Parliamentarians Celebrate!
    Just what any good parliamentarian needs to ensure all deliberations are smooth, orderly and fair. "The only current authorized edition of the classic work on parliamentary procedure" is now available.  Anyone who is working with town…
  • Mar 13

    Lexis Announces Summer Password Access Rule

    Lexis Announces Summer Password Access Rule
    All UNH Law Students' LexisNexis IDs will have full access throughout the summer. Details from Lexis directly: "That's right, your law school ID will . . . Let you access Lexis Advance all summer for: read more
  • Feb 24

    Library Opened Limited Hours, Wednesday Feb 25

    Library Opened Limited Hours, Wednesday Feb 25
    Due to Vice President Biden's visit, the UNH Law Library is operating on a limited schedule on Wednesday, February 25th 2015. Only library personnel and NH Feb. Bar exam takers will be allowed into the library until the conclusion of the Vice…
Rank this Week: 3089

The Blackacre Times

The Blackacre Times

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

http://theblackacretimes.com/
  • Mar 30

    We’re Hiring!

    We’re Hiring!
    Do you want to work for the Law Library? We hope so, because we’re hiring GRAs for this summer! Positions Available The following positions will be filled: Reference GRAs, Summer (1 position) | Job Description Research GRAs, Summer…
  • Mar 13

    Spring Break Information, Including Shelving Project

    Spring Break Information, Including Shelving Project
    Spring break is nearly here! The Law Library will be open next week, but we will have shortened hours. We are also about to undergo a major project to get ready for the move to the new building. Here are our hours for the break: March 14-15:…
  • Mar 10

    Book Signing Today: Bill Usery

    Book Signing Today: Bill Usery
    Today (March 10th) at 4 p.m., the Law Library will host a talk and book signing with a notable guest, Bill Usery. Mr. Usery will be speaking about his distinguished career as a labor activist, mediator, and public servant on the occasion of…
Rank this Week: 4686

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/
  • Mar 30

    LLT Lab Open House Continues this week

    LLT Lab Open House Continues this week
    LLT Lab Open House The Research Laboratory is dedicated to inventing and making available to the public the technological tools that can make legal practice and legal education more effective and more efficient.Learn more about who we…
  • Mar 25

    Research Resources: Family Law Reporter (BNA)

    Research Resources: Family Law Reporter (BNA)
    If you are looking for a family law resource, try the Family Law Reporter (BNA).  Family Law Reporter provides access to court decisions, including those before the U.S. Supreme Court, as well as legislative and regulatory news,…
  • Mar 24

    RAND Health

    RAND Health
    If you need to research (or just have an interest in) health law, policy, or other health care issues, RAND Health resources are invaluable.  The RAND Corporation, a nonprofit, nonpartisan research organization focused on policy research…
Rank this Week: 1010

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
  • Mar 30

    Employment Law Appellate Court Opinion - 3/30/2015

    Employment Law Appellate Court Opinion - 3/30/2015
    Category: Recent Decisions;Employment Opinions;Contract Law Opinions Body: AC35682 - Madigan v. Housing Authority ("The defendant...appeals from the judgment of the trial court, rendered after a jury trial, in favor of the plaintiff....…
  • Mar 30

    Appellate Court Opinion - 3/30/2015

    Appellate Court Opinion - 3/30/2015
    Category: Recent Decisions Body: AC36275 - North Star Contracting Corp. v. Albright ("The issue in this appeal is whether the plaintiff...is a proper party to bring a shareholder derivative action against the defendants, the members of the…
  • Mar 30

    Contract Law Appellate Court Opinion - 3/30/2015

    Contract Law Appellate Court Opinion - 3/30/2015
    Category: Recent Decisions;Contract Law Opinions Body: AC36635 - O, R & L Commercial, LLC v. Colt Gateway, LLC ("In this breach of contract action, the plaintiff...appeals from the trial court’s granting summary judgment in favor of…
Rank this Week: 4010