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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: 3

Guilford Centre Weblog

Guilford Centre Weblog

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

http://guildfordlibrary.wordpress.com
  • Jun 20

    Summer Vacation Opening Hours for the Library and LRC IT Room

    Summer Vacation Opening Hours for the Library and LRC IT Room
    Until Sunday 27 July, the Library and LRC IT Rooms will be open as normal (8.30am – 10.00pm on weekdays, 8.30am until 6.00pm at weekends.) From Monday 28 July to Friday 12 September, the following opening times will apply: LIBRARY…
  • Jun 20

    Library computer system upgrade

    Library computer system upgrade
    To allow for an upgrade to the University’s Library computer system, online access to the library catalogue and to library accounts will be unavailable from the end of Tuesday 24 June until Thursday 26 June. The library’s…
  • May 14

    Westlaw Student Associate 2014/2015

    Westlaw Student Associate 2014/2015
    Applications for the post of Westlaw Student Associate 2014/15 are welcome from current GDL or final-year LLB students. The closing date for applications is 23rd May.  Please click on the link below for further details.  If you…
Rank this Week: 35

beSpacific

beSpacific

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

http://www.bespacific.com/
  • Aug 27

    National Standards for Strong Apprenticeship

    National Standards for Strong Apprenticeship
    Sarah Ayres | August 27, 2014 “Apprenticeship, a time-tested model of worker training, can help meet the growing demand for skilled workers in the United States. Expanding apprenticeship, however, will require employers to…
  • Aug 27

    New Statistics on the Activities of U.S. Multinational Enterprises Now Available

    New Statistics on the Activities of U.S. Multinational Enterprises Now Available
    “The Bureau of Economic Analysis has released preliminary 2012 statistics on the outward activities of multinational enterprises (AMNEs). Outward AMNE statistics cover the worldwide activities of U.S. multinational enterprises…
  • Aug 27

    CRS – China’s Economic Rise

    CRS – China’s Economic Rise
    China’s Economic Rise: History, Trends, Challenges, and Implications for the United States. Wayne M. Morrison, Specialist in Asian Trade and Finance, August 21, 2014. “The rapid rise of China as a major economic…
Rank this Week: 44

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: 47

Legal Informatics Blog

Legal Informatics Blog

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

http://legalinformatics.wordpress.com
  • Aug 28

    Edmond and Vuille : Comparing the Use of Forensic Science Evidence in Australia, Switzerland, and the U.S.

    Edmond and Vuille : Comparing the Use of Forensic Science Evidence in Australia, Switzerland, and the U.S.
    Gary Edmond and Joëlle Vuille have published Comparing the Use of Forensic Science Evidence in Australia, Switzerland, and the United States: Transcending the Adversarial-Nonadversarial Dichotomy, Jurimetrics Journal, 54, 221–276…
  • Aug 28

    Koehler on errors in probabilistic reasoning about forensic science evidence

    Koehler on errors in probabilistic reasoning about forensic science evidence
    Jonathan J. Koehler has published Forensic Fallacies and a Famous Judge, Jurimetrics Journal, 54, 211–219 (2014). Here is the abstract: Probabilistic reasoning in the law is replete with well-documented errors and pitfalls. The errors…
  • Aug 26

    ICAIL 2015 Mentoring Program announced

    ICAIL 2015 Mentoring Program announced
    Professor Ted Sichelman of the University of San Diego, and Conference Chair of ICAIL 2015, scheduled to be held 8-12 June 2015 in San Diego, California, USA, sends the following information: The International Association of Artificial…
Rank this Week: 65

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
  • Aug 27

    Criminal Law Supreme Court Opinion - 8/27/2014

    Criminal Law Supreme Court Opinion - 8/27/2014
    Category: Recent Decisions;Criminal Opinions Body: SC18713 - State v. Santana (Murder; conspiracy to commit murder; carrying pistol without permit; "The dispositive issue in this appeal  is whether the defendant, Luis Antonio Santana,…
  • Aug 25

    Video Tutorial: Searching Connecticut Statutes Online

    Video Tutorial: Searching Connecticut Statutes Online
    Category: FYI;FAQ;Self-Help Body: This short tutorial from the Connecticut Judicial Branch Law Libraries demonstrates how to quickly search Connecticut statutes on the Connecticut General Assembly website. Searching Connecticut Statutes…
  • Aug 25

    Tort Law Appellate Court Opinions - 8/25/2014

    Tort Law Appellate Court Opinions - 8/25/2014
    Category: Recent Decisions;Tort Law Opinions Body: AC35642 - 2 National Place, LLC v. Reiner ("The plaintiff...appeals from the summary judgment rendered by the trial court in favor of the defendant law firm.... The plaintiff claims…
Rank this Week: 66

Slaw

Slaw

A Canadian cooperative weblog on all things legal.

http://www.slaw.ca
  • Aug 28

    Thursday Thinkpiece: Dodek on the Death of Legal Icon Heenan Blaikie

    Thursday Thinkpiece: Dodek on the Death of Legal Icon Heenan Blaikie
    Each Thursday we present a significant excerpt, usually from a recently published book or journal article. In every case the proper permissions have been obtained. If you are a publisher who would like to participate in this feature, please…
  • Aug 28

    A Look at Unionization Rate in Canada in Light of This Year’s Labour Day

    A Look at Unionization Rate in Canada in Light of This Year’s Labour Day
    Labour Day originated in the labour union movements of the 1800s as a way to celebrate the social and economic advancements and to pay tribute to the driving force of our economy. The history of Labour Day continues to be connected with…
  • Aug 28

    Alternative Business Structures and Access to Justice … for Whom?

    Alternative Business Structures and Access to Justice … for Whom?
    The Canadian legal profession is currently engaged in a much-needed debate about the future of legal services in general and whether to allow the use of so-called alternative business structures (ABSs) more particularly. Thankfully, the issue…
Rank this Week: 97

Collection Development Blog

Collection Development Blog

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

http://obelix.lib.hku.hk/cdblog
  • Aug 27

    Read Brill’s most downloaded journal articles in Middle East & Islamic Studie

    Read Brill’s most downloaded journal articles in Middle East & Islamic Studie
    Read Brill’s most downloaded articles from Q2 2014 in the subject area of Middle East & Islamic Studies These articles are freely available until 31 October 2014! Discourses of the 2011 Arab Revolutions Author: Ken Seigneurie…
  • Aug 6

    Wiley Online Library Site Maintenance Notice Aug 9, 2014

    Wiley Online Library Site Maintenance Notice Aug 9, 2014
    There will be a scheduled maintenance for Wiley Online Library and The Cochrane Library at 17:00 Hong Kong time for up to 4 hours on Aug 9, 2014. Access to both sites will be disrupted during this period. addthis_url =…
  • Jul 31

    The Journal of Clinical Psychiatry and Psychiatrist.com unavailable starting 4 August, 2014

    The Journal of Clinical Psychiatry and Psychiatrist.com unavailable starting 4 August, 2014
    Starting August 4, the websites of The Journal of Clinical Psychiatry and Psychiatrist.com will begin migrating to another platform. This migration process may take a few days to complete and the site will be unavailable during this time. The…
Rank this Week: 77

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
  • Aug 26

    UNPUBLISHED OPINION: Weller v. State

    UNPUBLISHED OPINION: Weller v. State
    The Montana Supreme Court has issued an Unpublished Opinion in the following matter: CIVIL – POSTCONVICTION DA 13-0823, 2014 MT 233N, SHAWN HOWARD WELLER, Petitioner and Appellant, v. STATE OF MONTANA, Respondent and Appellee.
  • Aug 26

    UNPUBLISHED OPINION: Weller v. State

    UNPUBLISHED OPINION: Weller v. State
    The Montana Supreme Court has issued an Unpublished Opinion in the following matter: CIVIL – POSTCONVICTION DA 13-0823, 2014 MT 233N, SHAWN HOWARD WELLER, Petitioner and Appellant, v. STATE OF MONTANA, Respondent and Appellee.
  • Aug 26

    UNPUBLISHED OPINION: Miller v. Kirkegard

    UNPUBLISHED OPINION: Miller v. Kirkegard
    The Montana Supreme Court has issued an Unpublished Opinion in the following matter: CIVIL – DAMAGES DA 14-0232, 2014 MT 232N, JOHN O. MILLER, Plaintiff and Appellant, v. LEROY KIRKEGARD, BILLIE REICH and KRISTY COBBAN, Defendants and…
Rank this Week: 74

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
  • Aug 28

    The National Book Festival: New Time, New Place, New Gavel Pencil

    The National Book Festival: New Time, New Place, New Gavel Pencil
    It is that time of year again – the National Book Festival!    This year the Festival will be taking place on Saturday, August 30th at the Washington National Convention Center.  Once again, Law Library staff are…
  • Aug 27

    Can Children Live in Prison with a Parent?

    Can Children Live in Prison with a Parent?
    If you follow our work closely, you know that the Law Library of Congress often produces foreign, comparative, and international law reports on a wide range of important issues.  Our recently completed report, titled Laws on Children…
  • Aug 27

    An Interview with Ann Hemmens, Legal Reference Librarian

    An Interview with Ann Hemmens, Legal Reference Librarian
    This week’s interview is with Ann Hemmens, a legal reference librarian with the Public Services Division of the Law Library of Congress. Describe your background. I grew up in Chapel Hill, North Carolina. My parents were transplants…
Rank this Week: 162

Library Stuff

Library Stuff

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

http://www.librarystuff.net
  • Aug 28

    Library of Congress cooks CDs in quest to save them

    Library of Congress cooks CDs in quest to save them
    “CDs may not be the first thing to come to mind when you think of the Library of Congress, but it houses more than 500,000. The extensive collection includes everything from music to maps and labs where researchers are destroying CDs to…
  • Aug 28

    Of books, trees, and knowledge

    Of books, trees, and knowledge
    To Ling Guo, a curator for the Beijing Botanic Garden, one of the best places to learn about Chinese crab apples is half a world away, in Harvard’s Arnold Arboretum Horticultural Library. Guo was wrapping up two months at the Arboretum…
  • Aug 28

    D.C. adds a social worker to library system to work with homeless patron

    D.C. adds a social worker to library system to work with homeless patron
    “Among the many roles for which public libraries are appreciated, there’s one that can be problematic: de facto day shelter for homeless people. Downtown’s Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library attracts many such patrons,…
Rank this Week: 216

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
  • Aug 27

    Aug. 27 Colloquia/Workshop

    Aug. 27 Colloquia/Workshop
    Emory University School of Law Urska Velikonja (Emory University School of Law) presents Public Compensation for Private Harm: Evidence from the SEC’s Fair Fund Distributions – paper available here
  • Aug 22

    CFP: The New Era in Gaming Law – Highland Heights, KY

    CFP: The New Era in Gaming Law – Highland Heights, KY
    The Northern Kentucky Law Review and NKU Chase College of Law seek submissions for their symposium, “The New Era in Gaming Law,” on March 20, 2015. The transnational character of gaming has generated difficult legal questions…
  • Aug 22

    CFP: The New Era in Gaming Law – Highland Heights, KY

    CFP: The New Era in Gaming Law – Highland Heights, KY
    The Northern Kentucky Law Review and NKU Chase College of Law seek submissions for their symposium, “The New Era in Gaming Law,” on March 20, 2015. The transnational character of gaming has generated difficult legal questions…
Rank this Week: 183

Trial Ad Notes

Trial Ad Notes

Offers news items and resources relating to trial advocacy, with a focus on Washington State. By Mary Whisner.

http://trialadnotes.blogspot.com/
  • Aug 7

    Conflicts Among Wash. Court of Appeals Division

    Conflicts Among Wash. Court of Appeals Division
    Unlike the federal circuits, the Washington Court of Appeals is a "unitary system"—one court that sits in three divisions, not three separate courts. But sometimes panels from two divisions disagree with each other, so there can be…
  • Jun 20

    Ethics of Advising Marijuana Users and Businesse

    Ethics of Advising Marijuana Users and Businesse
    Under RPC 1.2(d), a "lawyer shall not counsel a client to engage, or assist a client, in conduct that the lawyer knows is criminal . . ."  Does this cover lawyers advising clients under Washington's new marijuana law, when possession is…
  • May 21

    Perceptions of Justice—Olympia, June 9

    Perceptions of Justice—Olympia, June 9
    The Washington State Minority and Justice Commission presents a half-day program, Perceptions of Justice, reviewing a report on Washingtonians' perceptions of how they are treated by the police and the courts.June 9, 2014, 8:45 a.m.-noonOB2…
Rank this Week: 212

The Gavel

The Gavel

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

http://law.okcu.edu/?cat=19
  • Aug 28

    Oklahoma City University School of Law Welcomes Justice Sonia Sotomayor on 9/11/14

    Oklahoma City University School of Law Welcomes Justice Sonia Sotomayor on 9/11/14
    Oklahoma City University School of Law has the pleasure of hosting the Honorable Sonia Sotomayor on September 11, 2014. During her visit, Justice Sotomayor will engage in a public conversation with University President Robert Henry and School…
  • Aug 20

    Welcome and welcome back! The Law Library…

    Welcome and welcome back! The Law Library is excited to introduce a revamped Award of Accomplishment in Legal Research Skills (Award) this year, with changes to make earning the Award more accommodating to students’ busy schedules.…
  • Aug 7

    Gun Laws – Commerce Clause vs. Supremacy Clause

    Gun Laws – Commerce Clause vs. Supremacy Clause
    States’ rights advocates across the U.S. have been busy in the recent years, challenging the federal government’s authority on issues such as immigration (see, e.g., 2010 Arizona SB 1070) and gun laws.Lyle Denniston, the…
Rank this Week: 660

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/
  • Aug 27

    Ravel Law: Legal Research Radically Reimagined

    Ravel Law: Legal Research Radically Reimagined
    It is an understatement to say that Ravel Law is not your father's research platform. You are not just using a new product, you are entering the "world of Ravel"... and you need to check all your preconceptions about legal research at the…
  • Jul 31

    Law Firm Space Planning as a Knowledge Management Strategy

    Law Firm Space Planning as a Knowledge Management Strategy
     I recently published  an article   Law Firm Space Planning as a Knowledge Management Strategy in the July issue of Thomson Reuters Practice Innovations.c. Thomson ReutersJust as firms have been grappling with the billable hour…
  • Jul 30

    ALM Legal Intelligence 2014 Law Librarian Survey Trends:Embedding, CI, KM, Sole Provider

    ALM Legal Intelligence 2014 Law Librarian Survey Trends:Embedding, CI, KM, Sole Provider
    American Lawyer Media Legal Intelligence released the 2014 Law Librarian Survey data earlier this month.Library Chiefs Continue to Rule Contract NegotiationsIn reviewing the data I continue to be struck by the terrific challenge library…
Rank this Week: 252

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/
  • Aug 27

    Convicted of a Crime You Didn't Commit...because No Crime was Committed

    Convicted of a Crime You Didn't Commit...because No Crime was Committed
    The ABA Law Journal brings us this headline: Prisoner exonerations are at an all-time high, and it’s not because of DNA testing, which states "Of the 87 known exonerations in 2013, 27 were cases in which no crimes had taken place.…
  • Aug 26

    Academic Success in Law School

    Academic Success in Law School
    Many law students excelled as undergraduates.  Law school brings new challenges, however, and the library has gathered together a number of resources on law school academic success in a research guide to help you meet these…
  • Aug 25

    Westlaw Study Aid Subscription

    Westlaw Study Aid Subscription
    Maybe it's too early to think about studying. That's probably true. But it helps to know your options when the time does come to buckle down and learn a thing or two, and now you have more options than ever. We still have tons of study aids…
Rank this Week: 610

Cocky Law Blawg

Cocky Law Blawg

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

http://blawg.law.sc.edu
  • Aug 19

    Welcome New Students!

    Welcome New Students!
    The faculty and staff of the Coleman Karesh welcomed the 220+ new students to the library for the Library/IT Orientation this morning, August 19th.  The law students received their WestlawNext, Lexis Advance, and Bloomberg Law password…
  • Mar 25

    Legal Research Tip: Lexis Advance Adds Popular Names Table

    Legal Research Tip: Lexis Advance Adds Popular Names Table
    It’s here! The moment we’ve all been waiting for. Lexis Advance has now added Popular Names Tables to its collection for federal and some state statutory resources. To access the Popular Name Table for the U.S. Code, simply type…
  • Mar 25

    Legal Research Tip: Lexis Advance Adds Popular Names Table

    Legal Research Tip: Lexis Advance Adds Popular Names Table
    It’s here! The moment we’ve all been waiting for. Lexis Advance has now added Popular Names Tables to its collection for federal and some state statutory resources. To access the Popular Name Table for the U.S. Code, simply type…
Rank this Week: 256

Scholarly Communications @ Duke

Scholarly Communications @ Duke

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

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

    Who owns that journal? — an update

    Who owns that journal? — an update
    Earlier this year I wrote about a lawsuit involving the Duke University Press and their dispute with the Social Science History Association over who would control the journal Social Science History. A decision from the trial court in North…
  • Aug 10

    About that simian selfie

    About that simian selfie
    By now, most people know about the macaque monkeys that took pictures of themselves in the Indonesian jungle, and the controversy over who, if anyone, owns a copyright in the resulting pictures.  The events actually took place several…
  • Aug 7

    Signing My Rights Away (a guest post by Jennifer Ahern-Dodson)

    Signing My Rights Away (a guest post by Jennifer Ahern-Dodson)
    NOTE — Authorship can be a tricky thing, impacted by contractual agreements and even by shifting media.  In this guest post by Jennifer Ahern-Dodson of Duke’s Thompson Writing Program we get an additional perspective on the…
Rank this Week: 421

ThomChat

ThomChat

Thomas Jefferson School of Law Library Blog

http://tjsllibrary.wordpress.com
  • Aug 11

    TJSL Library Mini-Classe

    TJSL Library Mini-Classe
    CLASS DATE TIME Using ThomcatThis class will show how to use our online catalog to locate print and online material in our library. August 27, 2014, Wednesday 11:30-11:45 am Legal AbbreviationsF2d? ALR? CFR?  All Greek to you? …
  • Jul 24

    What to Expect Your Second Year of Law School

    What to Expect Your Second Year of Law School
    What to Expect Your Second Year of Law School by UCLA Law School graduate and Blueprint LSAT Prep instructor Alex Davis. If you’re a 1L right now, finals are probably about two months away. This means a couple things. Firstly,…
  • Jul 9

    San Diego Law Library presents an evening with best-selling author (and practicing attorney), Scott Turow.

    San Diego Law Library presents an evening with best-selling author (and practicing attorney), Scott Turow.
      When: Tuesday, August 5th, 6:30PM at Qualcomm   Tickets: $17.28 Check-in and doors open at 5:30PM and seating is first-come first-served. Please call the Warwick’s Book Department at 858-454-0347 for more information.…
Rank this Week: 642

Lex Scripta

Lex Scripta

From the Dallas Association of Law Librarians.

http://dallnet.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 308

WisBlawg

WisBlawg

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

http://www.law.wisc.edu/blogs/wisblawg/
  • Jun 26

    New features on Congress.Gov

    New features on Congress.Gov
    As Thomas.gov continues to evolve into Congress.Gov, more features are being added. Recently, In Custodia Legis, the Law Library of Congress Blog, announced some of most recent bells and whistles that were added: *You can now search for…
  • Jun 25

    Article: Is Confidentiality Really Forever -- Even If the Client Dies or Ceases to Exist?

    Article: Is Confidentiality Really Forever -- Even If the Client Dies or Ceases to Exist?
    A recent article available on SSRN examines the question, "Is Confidentiality Really Forever -- Even If the Client Dies or Ceases to Exist?" Here's he abstract:The law firm of Lizzie Borden's lead attorney continues to maintain her client…
  • Jun 23

    Visually Trace Progress of Federal Bills & Resolutions with Legislative Explorer

    Visually Trace Progress of Federal Bills & Resolutions with Legislative Explorer
    Legislative Explorer is a new tool to visually trace the progress bills and resolutions as they move through Congress. This tool help researchers observe large scale patterns and trends in congressional lawmaking without advanced…
Rank this Week: 445

Buffalo Wings & Toasted…

Buffalo Wings & Toasted Ravioli

Law, social media, and social networking technologies, with excursions into politics, travel, food and drink. By Professor James G. Milles.

http://jimmilles.com
  • May 12

    Law School Abhors a Vacuum

    Law School Abhors a Vacuum
    Nicole Black’s latest piece has useful and important things to say about law practice and the state of legal education. In recent months, because of a number of professional endeavors, I’ve had the opportunity to engage with…
  • May 10

    Good news, bad new

    Good news, bad new
    I have very mixed feelings about this. The fact that the USA Freedom Act has achieved such wide-ranging support may be less an indication of its compromises than of a fundamental shift in American views. In July 2013, following the ……
  • Apr 1

    NYS Board of Law Examiners to Simplify Character and Fitness Examination

    NYS Board of Law Examiners to Simplify Character and Fitness Examination
    The New York State Board of Law Examiners today announced plans to simplify the Character and Fitness investigation process. “The current process, requiring the bar applicant to submit a significant amount of…
Rank this Week: 330

Yale Law Library - Foreign and…

Yale Law Library - Foreign and International Blog

Covers international law, agreements and legal research resources.

http://library.law.yale.edu/blogs/foreign-international-blog
  • Apr 3

    Max Planck Encyclopedia of Public International Law Tutorial

    Max Planck Encyclopedia of Public International Law Tutorial
  • Feb 25

    Nobel Laureate Shirin Ebadi

    Nobel Laureate Shirin Ebadi
    Dr. Shirin Ebadi, 2003 Nobel Laureate and the first woman president of Tehran’s city court, will deliver the Gruber Distinguished Lecture in Global Justice at Yale Law School on Monday, March 3, 2014 at 4:30 p.m. Ebadi’s Lecture…
  • Jan 17

    Frozen Conflict

    Frozen Conflict
    The term “frozen conflicts” describes territorial disputes in locations that have neither a peaceful resolution nor armed hostilities.  Frozen conflicts exist in Western Sahara and Cyprus, but the term often refers to…
Rank this Week: 314

Paul L. Boley Law Library

Paul L. Boley Law Library

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

https://law.lclark.edu/library/
Rank this Week: 616

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
  • Aug 28

    Mandatory eFiling for Oregon Attorneys, December 1, 2014

    Mandatory eFiling for Oregon Attorneys, December 1, 2014
    Excerpt from the CJ announcement (link from Oregon LPM blog): “Mandatory eFiling Plan for Attorneys Filing in Oregon State Courts Chief Justice Thomas A. Balmer, Oregon Supreme Court, has approved a plan for the move to a mandatory…
  • Aug 28

    PI Buzz Skip-Tracing Tips: Yelp & Craig’s List

    PI Buzz Skip-Tracing Tips: Yelp & Craig’s List
    PI Buzz is always worth reading. The latest tips include these: Background People Using Yelp How do I search Craig’s List
  • Aug 28

    Pronoun Puzzles: “He said, She said” in Oregon Legal Document

    Pronoun Puzzles: “He said, She said” in Oregon Legal Document
    “He said, she said,” by Ian Pisarcik, Legal Publications Attorney Editor Excerpt: “One of my favorite cartoons depicts a young female student standing next to a tall male teacher. Both are staring at a chalkboard. The…
Rank this Week: 2206

Oregon Legal Research

Oregon Legal Research

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

http://blog.oregonlegalresearch.com/
  • Aug 28

    Mandatory eFiling for Oregon Attorneys, December 1, 2014

    Mandatory eFiling for Oregon Attorneys, December 1, 2014
    Excerpt from the CJ announcement (link from Oregon LPM blog): “Mandatory eFiling Plan for Attorneys Filing in Oregon State Courts Chief Justice Thomas A. Balmer, Oregon Supreme Court, has approved a plan for the move to a mandatory…
  • Aug 28

    PI Buzz Skip-Tracing Tips: Yelp & Craig’s List

    PI Buzz Skip-Tracing Tips: Yelp & Craig’s List
    PI Buzz is always worth reading. The latest tips include these: Background People Using Yelp How do I search Craig’s List
  • Aug 28

    Pronoun Puzzles: “He said, She said” in Oregon Legal Document

    Pronoun Puzzles: “He said, She said” in Oregon Legal Document
    “He said, she said,” by Ian Pisarcik, Legal Publications Attorney Editor Excerpt: “One of my favorite cartoons depicts a young female student standing next to a tall male teacher. Both are staring at a chalkboard. The…
Rank this Week: 1741

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
  • Aug 28

    Announcement: New CLE Event for NCCP Exam Preparation

    Announcement: New CLE Event for NCCP Exam Preparation
    Title: North Carolina Certified Paralegal (NCCP) Exam Preparation Course Date: Friday, September 5 – Saturday, September 6, 2014 Location: Charlotte School of Law – Charlotte Plaza Building  
  • Aug 28

    WestlawNext System Announcement

    WestlawNext System Announcement
    Westlaw Next Alert WestlawNext downtime for system maintenance this weekend – please plan accordingly, and feel free to contact the library with any questions or concerns.
  • Aug 28

    Sunday Student Access to the Charlotte Law Library

    Sunday Student Access to the Charlotte Law Library
    The Charlotte Law Library is open on Sundays from 8 am – 11pm, and during midterms and final exams 8 am – midnight. The circulation desk is open noon – 9 pm. The reference desk is open noon – 6 pm. ……
Rank this Week: 4358

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/
  • Aug 28

    Free Federal Rules books from LII and CALI

    Free Federal Rules books from LII and CALI
    CALI has announced that 2015 versions of the Federal Rules of Evidence, Criminal Procedure and Civil Procedure are now available. These books are powered by the Legal Information Institute at Cornell University Law School and distributed by…
  • Aug 28

    PACER new

    PACER new
    The Administrative Office of the U.S. Courts has cause an uproar with the recent announcement that many previously available dockets in the PACER (Public Access to Court Electronic Records) system are no longer available electronically. This…
  • Aug 14

    back-to-school shopping tips for law student

    back-to-school shopping tips for law student
    Above the Law has a post titled "The Essential Law School Shopping Guide" with lots of information on what every law student needs - or maybe not necessarily needs, but might want to pick up - before heading back to law school. It includes…
Rank this Week: 1437

Cincinnati Law Library Blog

Cincinnati Law Library Blog

Covers laws and cases, with a focus on Cincinnati and Ohio. By the Cincinnati Law Library Association.

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

    New CLE rules in effect for Ohio attorney

    New CLE rules in effect for Ohio attorney
    Attorneys admitted to practice in Ohio are no longer required to file a final reporting transcript for CLE credit, according to a recent article by Court News Ohio. This is one of several changes to rules for CLE requirements passed by the…
  • Aug 25

    Several specialized courts in Ohio obtain final certification

    Several specialized courts in Ohio obtain final certification
    Court News Ohio reports that 23 specialized dockets in Ohio courts have recently received final certification by the Supreme Court of Ohio Commission on Specialized Dockets. This includes a Veterans Treatment docket in Hamilton County…
  • Aug 20

    Same-sex marriage cases governed by 1972 SCOTUS decision?

    Same-sex marriage cases governed by 1972 SCOTUS decision?
    Could a 1972 SCOTUS decision cause a divide among circuits and send same-sex marriage cases on a fast track to the U.S. Supreme Court? This is the question raised in a recent Washington Post article about the case of Baker v. Nelson (1972),…
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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/
  • Aug 28

    By Popular Demand: Longer Library Hours!

    By Popular Demand: Longer Library Hours!
    The law library is now open at 7am M-F during the semester for all you early birds. For more information and our other hours click [here].
  • Aug 28

    Essay Contest: Marijuana Legalization

    Essay Contest: Marijuana Legalization
    The Center for Alcohol Policy is accepting entries for its annual essay contest. This year’s topic is “As states contemplate the legalization of prohibited products, like marijuana, what are some lessons policymakers and…
  • Aug 27

    Take a Study Break at Rock the Rec

    Take a Study Break at Rock the Rec
    Blow off a little steam right in the middle of your first week of law school. The CSU Recreation Center is hosting its annual Rock the Rec event tonight from 6-10pm. Rock the Rec is a fun interactive event at the Recreation Center, with free…
Rank this Week: 759

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
  • Aug 28

    A new year is here again…

    A new year is here again…
    After a winter that would have caused even the Abominable Snowman to consider decamping to Hawaii, it is safe to say that we were all looking forward to three or four months of warm weather. Well, it’s the end of … Continue…
  • Aug 25

    Recent Acquisitions, August 18 – August 25, 2014

    Recent Acquisitions, August 18 – August 25, 2014
    44 new acquisitions in Osgoode Hall Law School Library: Intergroup relations in the southern plateau Anastasio, Angelo, 1914- E 78 N77 A53 1955 Intergroup relations in the southern plateau 1955 iv, 124 leaves : ill., maps ; 28 cm. A ……
  • Aug 18

    Recent Acquisitions, August 11 – August 18, 2014

    Recent Acquisitions, August 11 – August 18, 2014
    37 new acquisitions in Osgoode Hall Law School Library, including 33 from 2014: K 1114 M66 2014 Money market funds in the EU and the US : regulation and practice OUP Oxford 2014 xxxii, 374 pages ; 26 cm K … Continue reading →
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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/
  • Aug 28

    Today in Legal History: The Ten Commandments in the Courthouse

    Today in Legal History: The Ten Commandments in the Courthouse
    “On August 28, 2003, the Supreme Court of Alabama removed a monument of the Biblical Ten Commandments from its courthouse rotunda. The monument had been installed on the orders of Chief Justice Roy Moore, triggering a federal lawsuit.…
  • Aug 27

    New CRS Report: "Womenomics" in Japan: In Brief

    New CRS Report: "Womenomics" in Japan: In Brief
    “Womenomics” In Japan: In Brief, is a recent CRS report by Emma Chanlett-Avery, Specialist in Asian Affairs, and Rebecca M. Nelson Specialist in International Trade and Finance.  The Report discusses Prime Minister Shinzo…
  • Aug 26

    CALI.ORG - Lessons for Law School Succe

    CALI.ORG - Lessons for Law School Succe
    The new school year has started and it is a good time to gather study aids.  One of the best, and free, online study aid is the www.cali.org website.  "The Center for Computer-Assisted Legal Instruction, also known as CALI, is a…
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Pace Law Library Blog

Pace Law Library Blog

Covers criminal law, environmental law, immigration law, international law, law and technology, as well as special posts for law students, legal research and writing, and professional responsibility.

http://library.blogs.law.pace.edu/
  • Aug 28

    Pace Law Library Orientation Scavenger Hunt Winner

    Pace Law Library Orientation Scavenger Hunt Winner
    We are pleased to announce the prize winners for our 2014 Pace Law Library orientation scavenger hunt. The winners have all been informed via their Pace email accounts. Winners may pick up your prize at the Circulation Desk in the Law…
  • Aug 28

    PACER Solves Compatibility Issue by Deleting Some Closed Case

    PACER Solves Compatibility Issue by Deleting Some Closed Case
    The Administrative Office of the U.S. Courts has recently announced some changes being made to its PACER database. On August 11, a change was made to the PACER architecture in preparation for the implementation of the next generation of the…
  • Aug 22

    Reserve Your Study Room Online!

    Reserve Your Study Room Online!
    We are happy to announce that Pace law students can now reserve Law Library study rooms using an online reservation system. Along with the new online system, we are instituting new study room reservation policies which will make it…
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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
  • Aug 28

    Laws on Children Residing with Parents in Prison

    Laws on Children Residing with Parents in Prison
    The Law Library of Congress is proud to present a new report, Laws on Children Residing with Parents in Prison. This report provides information on select international and regional measures and the laws of 97 jurisdictions from around the…
  • Aug 28

    Family Reunification Law

    Family Reunification Law
    The Law Library of Congress is proud to present a new report, Family Reunification Laws. This report surveys 71 foreign countries, plus the United States and the European Union, on the issue of whether their laws permit legal immigrants to…
  • Aug 21

    New Report: Sentencing Guideline

    New Report: Sentencing Guideline
    The Law Library of Congress is proud to present a new report, Sentencing Guidelines. Sentencing guidelines in the common law countries of Australia, England and Wales, India, South Africa, and Uganda vary significantly. England and Wales…
Rank this Week: 1432

Jenkins Law Library Blog

Jenkins Law Library Blog

Covers technology and legal research.

https://www.jenkinslaw.org/blog
  • Aug 28

    Jenkins On Your Desktop: Model Penal Code on HeinOnline

    Jenkins On Your Desktop: Model Penal Code on HeinOnline
    The Model Penal Code was adopted by the American Law Institute in 1962 and officially printed with Explanatory Notes in 1985. The Code is a compilation of model laws regarding the definition of crimes, treatment and correction, and the…
  • Aug 21

    LexisNexis Practice Guides for New Jersey Now Available

    LexisNexis Practice Guides for New Jersey Now Available
    We recently added LexisNexis Practice Guides for New Jersey to our collection! Topics include civil discovery, criminal procedure, insurance litigation, pretrial practice, probate and estate administration, and more. Search the Jenkins'…
  • Aug 11

    Jenkins Law Library Video Tip (Episode 201403): NewsBank's New User Interface

    Jenkins Law Library Video Tip (Episode 201403): NewsBank's New User Interface
    Jenkins Law Library Video Tip (Episode 201403): As of the end of July 2014, NewsBank sports a new user interface. This video illustrates some of the changes, especially with regard to searching specific newspapers. NewsBank is a 24/7 benefit…
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The Competitive Edge

The Competitive Edge

Musings from the librarians of the Cornell Law Library on library resources, research tips and news.

http://blog.law.cornell.edu/library
  • Aug 28

    Law Library Subscription to the New York Times Online

    Law Library Subscription to the New York Times Online
    The Law Library offers a free group digital subscription to the New York Times online (http://www.nytimes.com/) for current Law School students.   If you haven’t already, you should expect an email from help@nytimes.com…
  • Aug 26

    24 Access, Carrel Reservations, and Other Notes to Kickoff the Semester

    24 Access, Carrel Reservations, and Other Notes to Kickoff the Semester
    Welcome Back! Below are a few important notes and reminders from the Law Library as the semester gets underway. 24/7 Access and Law School Identification: **Returning students: please note changes** Law students have 24-hour swipe-card access…
  • Aug 25

    Law Library 101

    Law Library 101
    Welcome new and returning students! Whether you are brand new or returning for another year it never hurts to have a refresher on all the services the Cornell Law Library has to offer. For starters we recommend checking out our research guide…
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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/
  • Aug 28

    Tech Thursday: What Happens To Your Online Accounts After You Die

    Tech Thursday: What Happens To Your Online Accounts After You Die
    Ever wonder what will happen to all your online accounts when you die? Christina DesMarais' article "Manage What Happens to Your Online Accounts After You Die" tells you how to create a digital will and lists some websites that can...
  • Aug 21

    Tech Thursday: Tips For Longer Laptop Battery Life

    Tech Thursday: Tips For Longer Laptop Battery Life
    Ever wish you could extend the battery life on your laptop? PCMAG.COM's Brian Westover tells us how to get more out or our battery in his article, "9 Tips for Longer Laptop Battery Life". You can read it here.
  • Aug 14

    Tech Thursday: Reclaim Control Over Your Digital Self

    Tech Thursday: Reclaim Control Over Your Digital Self
    Ever wonder how much data is there about you online? When you think about it, it's kind of frightening. To help you get a handle on this, Natasha Stokes, in her article "Take Control of Your Personal Data", lists a...
Rank this Week: 2215

Quo Vadis?

Quo Vadis?

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

http://camdenlaw.wordpress.com/
  • Aug 28

    Getting the Most from your Google Search

    Getting the Most from your Google Search
    Originally posted on RIPS Law Librarian Blog:The 2012 Ross-Blakley Law Library student survey revealed that 57% of the student body at the Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law begins their research by conducting a Google search.…
  • May 27

    Legal News & Analysis: How to Stay Current

    Legal News & Analysis: How to Stay Current
    In a previous post, we  told you about how to stay current with New Jersey Legal (& Local) News. Whether using print or electronic versions of legal newspapers and periodicals, staying current with current events may give you an edge…
  • May 23

    The Search Engine That Doesn’t Track You Just Got Better – DuckDuckGo.

    The Search Engine That Doesn’t Track You Just Got Better – DuckDuckGo.
    Originally posted on The Researching Paralegal:DuckDuckGo, The Search Engine That Doesn’t Track You, Makes Terrific Overhaul Official, by Zach Miners, PC World http://tinyurl.com/os4eyxr DuckDuckGo, the privacy-themed search engine, has…
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Law Library & Technology Blog

Law Library & Technology Blog

From the George Mason University School of Law.

http://blog.law.gmu.edu/library/
  • Aug 28

    HOW MANY TITLES ARE IN THE U.S. CODE . . . AND WHO DECIDES?

    HOW MANY TITLES ARE IN THE U.S. CODE . . . AND WHO DECIDES?
    If your answer is 51, then you will only be correct until September 1. Starting next month the U.S. Code will extend to include Title 52. Title 52, “Voting and Election” will cover federal election statutes under three subtitles:…
  • Aug 27

    LABOR DAY 2014

    LABOR DAY 2014
    The Law Library will be closed on Labor Day, Monday, September 1. Weekend hours remain unchanged. Want more information about Labor Day? The U.S. Department of Labor website is a good place to start. The DOL also provides…
  • Aug 18

    WHAT IS CALI ???

    WHAT IS CALI ???
    As we distribute CALI access codes to first years, a logical question has come up: What is CALI? CALI stands for the Center for Computer-Assisted Legal Instruction.  It is a nonprofit consortium, established in…
Rank this Week: 1734

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/
  • Aug 27

    New Classroom

    New Classroom
    As many of you know, the library’s room 275/76 was one of several areas under construction this summer.  Room 275/76 was originally the library’s computer lab, but as laptops become common the space was better used as a…
  • Aug 19

    Welcome, Class of 2017!

    Welcome, Class of 2017!
    The Law Library is happy to welcome the class of 2017 to the law school!  We’re excited that you’re here with us and want you to know that we’re here to help you throughout your legal education.  In addition to the…
  • Aug 18

    New Library Website

    New Library Website
    Today we’re happy to announce the launch of our new website!  A lot of hard work has gone into the new design, especially by our webmaster Laurie Urquiaga.  Please test it out and let us know if there’s anything you find…
Rank this Week: 4152

Out of the Jungle

Out of the Jungle

Thoughts on the present and future of legal information, legal research, and legal education. From Jim Milles, BJ Kaufman, Betsy McKenzie, Linda Ryan, Marie S. Newman, Greg Laughlin, Ann Puckett, Gail Daly and Jacqueline Cantwell.

http://outofthejungle.blogspot.com/
  • Aug 27

    Kindle and Reading

    Kindle and Reading
    I've got a Kindle, but use it mostly when I'm travelling so that I can have access to reading material without having to haul around lots of books in my suitcase.  I hate running out of books. During more than one foreign vacation,…
  • Aug 11

    Amazon versus Hatchette, round 3 or 4

    Amazon versus Hatchette, round 3 or 4
    Wow. The gloves are off! It was reported a while ago that the trade press Hachette was negotiating with Amazon on pricing. This happens each year as contracts come up for renewal. But this year is being different. According to some…
  • Jul 28

    Purge? WTF?! Yet another form of cyberbullying

    Purge? WTF?! Yet another form of cyberbullying
    Wow! Social media has spawned a new form of cyberbullying, and surprise, surprise, it tends to focus on females. Purge happened worldwide on Facebook between July 17 and 19, with supposedly anonymous posts saying whatever folks liked about…
Rank this Week: 2095

The Goodson Blogson

The Goodson Blogson

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

http://dukelawref.blogspot.com/
  • Aug 27

    U.S. Code Title 52: Voting and Elections on the Move

    U.S. Code Title 52: Voting and Elections on the Move
    The Office of the Law Revision Counsel recently announced the addition of Title 52 (Voting and Elections) to the official United States Code (U.S.C.). This "editorial reclassification" takes effect on September 1 for the electronic version of…
  • Aug 26

    Digital Law Dictionarie

    Digital Law Dictionarie
    Law has a language all its own. Newer researchers are often mystified by the Latin phrases, legal jargon, and unfamiliar uses of common English words which litter our case law and statutes. Legal dictionaries are an essential tool for lawyers…
  • Aug 12

    Law360 Now Available to Law Community

    Law360 Now Available to Law Community
    As the Goodson Blogson reported back in January, LexisNexis began to include news and commentary from legal current-awareness service Law360 in its Legal News search results. However, this did not include all content from Law360, and also did…
Rank this Week: 4153

Pappas Law Library Blog

Pappas Law Library Blog

From the Boston University School of Law.

http://bulawinteractive.org/libraryblog/
  • Aug 27

    Library Orientation Tour

    Library Orientation Tour
    Hello New Students!  We have scheduled Library Orientation Tours for you that will give all the information you need to know about the physical and online library. All tours begin in Redstone, room 335. Tuesday Sept. 2 at 1pm Tuesday…
  • Aug 27

    Upcoming Library Orientation Tours for ALL New and Transfer Student

    Upcoming Library Orientation Tours for ALL New and Transfer Student
  • Aug 27

    More on Updating Tool

    More on Updating Tool
    Following up last week’s post on current awareness tools to track specific legal issues, there are many more sources that you can use to discover or monitor a topic, or search for recent developments. In addition to dozens of topical…
Rank this Week: 2732

Election Law @ Moritz

Election Law @ Moritz

Information and insight on the laws governing federal, state and local elections. By the Moritz College of Law.

http://moritzlaw.osu.edu/electionlaw/
Rank this Week: 2277

ELLA Blog

ELLA Blog

From the Edmonton Law Libraries Association.

http://apps.edmontonlawlibraries.ca/Blog/
  • Aug 27

    Re the Table of Contents pages in the Carswell catalogue

    Re the Table of Contents pages in the Carswell catalogue
    I had hoped to be able to use grab the Table of Contents pages posted in PDF at the book record in the Carswell catalogue, in order to make routing of Publisher Note and Release Note pages more efficient.  Why scan…
  • Aug 27

    Changes to PACER

    Changes to PACER
    Did you catch this news item re changes to PACER content? http://legalinformatics.wo rdpress.com/2014/08/26/p acer-says-large-numbers-of-u-s-federal -court-documents-are-no- longer-available-i n -its-database
  • Jun 5

    Lexum announces the first FREE annotated Income Tax Act ...

    Lexum announces the first FREE annotated Income Tax Act ...
    Did you happen to catch this announcement from Lexum last M arch?  Perhaps it was announced at CALL (?)  I jus t discovered it ... "Lexum announces the first free version of the ann o tated Income Tax Act of Canada"  Read…
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