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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/
  • Jul 28

    BAILII: Recent Decision

    BAILII: Recent Decision
    Supreme Court The Christian Institute & Ors v The Lord Advocate (Scotland) [2016] UKSC 51 (28 July 2016) Hastings Borough Council v Manolete Partners Plc [2016] UKSC 50 (27 July 2016) Secretary of State for the Home Department v Franco…
  • Jul 28

    High Court rules council acted unlawfully in cuts to short break funding – Local Government Lawyer

    High Court rules council acted unlawfully in cuts to short break funding – Local Government Lawyer
    ‘The High Court has ruled that a local authority acted unlawfully when it reduced funding to voluntary sector organisations that offer short breaks to disabled children.’ Full story Local Government Lawyer, 28th July 2016 Source:…
  • Jul 28

    Briggs presses ahead with Online Court and challenges profession to get to grips with unbundling – Legal Future

    Briggs presses ahead with Online Court and challenges profession to get to grips with unbundling – Legal Future
    ‘Lord Justice Briggs published his final report on the structure of the civil courts and retained his strong support for the creation of an online court for claims worth up to £25,000 – which he said should be called the…
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
  • Jul 27

    UNPUBLISHED OPINION: Matter of A.S.

    UNPUBLISHED OPINION: Matter of A.S.
    CIVIL – DEPENDENT NEGLECT DA 15-0755, 2016 MT 182N, IN THE MATTER OF: A.S., A Youth in Need of Care.
  • Jul 27

    UNPUBLISHED OPINION: Duncan v. Smithson

    UNPUBLISHED OPINION: Duncan v. Smithson
    CIVIL – DOMESTIC RELATIONS DA 15-0710, 2016 MT 181N, IN RE PARENTING OF: W.D., A Minor Child. JOHN PAUL DUNCAN, Petitioner and Appellant, v. KRYSTIANNA SMITHSON, Respondent and Appellee.
  • Jul 26

    OPINION: Estate of Woody v. Big Horn Co.

    OPINION: Estate of Woody v. Big Horn Co.
    CIVIL – NEGLIGENCE DA 16-0010, 2016 MT 180, IN THE MATTER OF THE ESTATE OF KENNETH R. WOODY IV, Deceased, by and through his person representative KENNETH R. WOODY, and LORRAINE WOODY, personal representative, on behalf of the heirs of…
Rank this Week: 19

beSpacific

beSpacific

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

http://www.bespacific.com/
Rank this Week: 21

Slaw

Slaw

A Canadian cooperative weblog on all things legal.

http://www.slaw.ca
  • Jul 28

    Thursday Thinkpiece: Webb & Loughlin on Shifting Attitudes in the Next Generation of Male Lawyer

    Thursday Thinkpiece: Webb & Loughlin on Shifting Attitudes in the Next Generation of Male Lawyer
    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…
  • Jul 28

    Taking Self-Regulation for Granted?

    Taking Self-Regulation for Granted?
    “It is not a right. Self-regulation is very much a privilege.” So declared Premier Christy Clark at the end of June when she announced that the BC government would take over regulation of the real estate industry in that…
  • Jul 27

    Privacy by Design Is Crucial to Avoid IoT Disaster

    Privacy by Design Is Crucial to Avoid IoT Disaster
    If anyone doubts that Privacy by Design is not a fundamentally important principle, consider these two recent articles. This Wired article describes a hack being detailed at the upcoming Defcon conference that can easily read and type…
Rank this Week: 29

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
  • Jul 28

    CFP: Domestic Violence & Family Law

    CFP: Domestic Violence & Family Law
    The journal Laws (ISSN 2075-471X) is currently running a Special Issue entitled “Domestic Violence and Family Law“. Prof. Jill C. Engle, of the Penn State Law, University Park (USA), is...
  • Jul 28

    Indian Law — Seattle, WA

    Indian Law — Seattle, WA
    The University of Washington School of Law‘s Native American Law Center presents the 29th Annual Indian Law Symposium Sept. 8-9, 2016.  For details, see 29th Annual Indian Law Symposium Brochure.
  • Jul 28

    CFP: Int’l Rev. Hum. Rts. Law

    CFP: Int’l Rev. Hum. Rts. Law
    The International Review of Human Rights Law invites submissions for its second issue, to be released in Feb. 2017. The submission deadline is Aug. 24, 2016.
Rank this Week: 40

Lex Scripta

Lex Scripta

From the Dallas Association of Law Librarians.

http://dallnet.blogspot.com/
  • Jun 20

    21 CFR 803 displays "plain language" from 2005 to current

    21 CFR 803 displays "plain language" from 2005 to current
    Not many realize that in 2005, the FDA made a significant change in the language about Medical Devices. The  plain language was introduced in the Federal Register February 28, 2005. In essence, the language changed from "statutory" to…
  • Jun 6

    Before the Revisor harmonizes the Health and Safety Code 81.046

    Before the Revisor harmonizes the Health and Safety Code 81.046
    It happens when bills are being passed quickly and the Texas Legislative Council doesn't have time to harmonize things.Take a look at Texas Health and Safety Code, Section 81.046 - Confidentiality.There are two sections "C". One was…
  • Jun 1

    Dodd-Frank Act Information

    Dodd-Frank Act Information
    If you have ever had to research the Dodd-Frank Act, you know that it can take some time determining where to begin your journey.Here are four useful resources that are not behind a paywall, so you don't need credentials to access the…
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
Rank this Week: 106

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
  • Dec 9

    HeinOnline ScholarCheck

    HeinOnline ScholarCheck
      ScholarCheck is a useful tool for viewing journal articles that have a heavy influence on the subject being researched in HeinOnline. It analyzes articles most cited by other articles and most accessed during a rolling 12-month period.…
  • Dec 7

    Scheduled System Maintenance on Wisers’ Service Platforms 19 Dec 2015

    Scheduled System Maintenance on Wisers’ Service Platforms 19 Dec 2015
    Please be informed that a system maintenance will be scheduled on Saturday, 19 Dec 2015 from 18:00 to 23:59 (Hong Kong Time GMT+8).  During this period, all services will be temporarily unavailable.  The services will be resumed to…
  • Dec 6

    Law Journals – Table of Contents (A)

    Law Journals – Table of Contents (A)
    Selected Law Journals: Table of Contents This list covers top ranked (A or A*) law journals selected from the ARC (Australian Research Council) ranked journal list and Asian law related journals of interest to the HKU community. Table of…
Rank this Week: 102

Connie Crosby Law Librarian Blog

Connie Crosby Law Librarian Blog

Law library information by Canadian Law Librarian Connie Crosby.

http://conniecrosby.blogspot.com/
  • Oct 14

    Knowledge Management Practice in Organizations: My Chapters Now Available

    Knowledge Management Practice in Organizations: My Chapters Now Available
    Earlier this  year I was very pleased to contribute to the book Knowledge Management Practice in Organizations: The View from the Inside, edited by Ulla de Stricker and published by IGI Global.The official description from the…
  • Nov 13

    Email Policies - Some Resource

    Email Policies - Some Resource
    I think a lot about governance in projects I work on: who is going to do what, who is going to oversee it, and how things will be maintained. A big piece of the picture are policies, guidelines and procedures. Without this type of…
  • Aug 23

    Announcing Social Media Engagement Certificate at University of Toronto - On-line Courses Start Sept. 9th

    Announcing Social Media Engagement Certificate at University of Toronto - On-line Courses Start Sept. 9th
    I have more project news to share:I am excited to announce a new Social Media Engagement certificate through the iSchool Institute at the Faculty of Information, University of Toronto that Daniel Lee and I will be teaching starting in…
Rank this Week: 124

Library Stuff

Library Stuff

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

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

    Android app now offers new ways to browse Wikipedia and find trending, recommended article

    Android app now offers new ways to browse Wikipedia and find trending, recommended article
    “Wikipedia has been there for the past fifteen years when you needed to search a quick fact, research a topic, or settle a bet. But what about when you’re looking for something interesting to read on the metro, or have a few…
  • Jul 28

    Temple University Libraries wins a 2016 Knight News Challenge on Libraries award

    Temple University Libraries wins a 2016 Knight News Challenge on Libraries award
    “Chad Nelson, a senior digital library applications developer for Temple University Libraries, is a big fan of OpenDataPhilly, a community-run information portal of open data about Philadelphia. But sometimes he runs into a…
  • Jul 28

    ‘Extremist’ books remained in jail libraries despite warning

    ‘Extremist’ books remained in jail libraries despite warning
    “Five books regarded as “extremist” by the Prison Service remained in jail libraries in England and Wales for seven months after a review called for their removal, the BBC has learnt.Two of the authors are seen as having…
Rank this Week: 200

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
  • Jul 28

    New on the shelves: an Inquisition trial

    New on the shelves: an Inquisition trial
    One of my favorite acquisitions at this spring’s New York Antiquarian Book Fair was an Italian broadside with an enormous woodcut of an Inquisition trial. The trial took place in Brescia in 1710. The defendant was a priest, Giuseppe…
  • May 10

    We won a prize!

    We won a prize!
    “Putting Together a Book Exhibit,” a video teaser for our 2017 exhibition in New York City, has won the Best Video prize in the American Association of Law Libraries (AALL) “Day in the Life” contest. The annual…
  • Mar 19

    Exhibit talk: "A Martyr to the Cause: The Mooney Trial, the Communist Party, and the Pleasures of Propaganda"

    Exhibit talk: "A Martyr to the Cause: The Mooney Trial, the Communist Party, and the Pleasures of Propaganda"
    In conjunction with its ongoing exhibition, “Free Tom Mooney! The Yale Law Library’s Tom Mooney Collection,” the Law Library is sponsoring a talk by exhibition co-curator Lorne Bair, owner of Lorne Bair Rare Books. Bair will…
Rank this Week: 209

The Reporter

The Reporter

Covers legal research. By the Texas Tech Law Library.

https://texastechlawlibrary.wordpress.com
  • Jul 28

    Checkpoint by RIA Featured Spotlight: State & Local Reporter

    Checkpoint by RIA Featured Spotlight: State & Local Reporter
    This is the third post in a four-part series spotlighting Checkpoint by RIA. Checkpoint’s state and local reporters is a …Continue reading →
  • Jul 26

    Oyez Finds New Home at Cornell’s LII

    Oyez Finds New Home at Cornell’s LII
    Oyez has found a new home at Cornell’s Legal Information Institute. Oyez will move to the LII as its new …Continue reading →
  • Jul 21

    Checkpoint by RIA Featured Spotlight: Form/Line Finder

    Checkpoint by RIA Featured Spotlight: Form/Line Finder
    This is the second post in a four-part series spotlighting Checkpoint by RIA. Checkpoint’s form/fine finder is a practice aid …Continue reading →
Rank this Week: 194

Dewey B Strategic

Dewey B Strategic

Explores issues relating to risk, value, strategy, libraries, knowledge and the legal profession. By Jean P. O'Grady.

http://deweybstrategic.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 178

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: 164

Criminal Law Library Blog

Criminal Law Library Blog

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

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

    State Advocacy Strategies: The New York Story

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

    State Advocacy Strategies: The New York Story

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

    State Advocacy Strategies: The New York Story

    State Advocacy Strategies: The New York Story
    Included below are my introductory remarks delivered at the Annual Meeting of the American Association of Law Libraries on July 23, 2012 as part Program E-1 State Advocacy Strategies: Learning to Connect, Grow and Survive. The material below…
Rank this Week: 240

CM Law Library Blog

CM Law Library Blog

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

http://cmlawlibraryblog.classcaster.net/
  • Jul 28

    Take a Break at the State Fair

    Take a Break at the State Fair
    Looking for a fun day trip? The Ohio State Fair is now open in Columbus, July 27 through August 7. The State Fair is conducted by the Ohio Expositions Commission, which is required by statute to hold at least one fair or exposition per year.…
  • Jul 27

    Watch Out For Copyright Trap

    Watch Out For Copyright Trap
    Copyright traps are fabrications deliberately tucked into otherwise factual publications in order to detect third-party copying.  Duke’s Law Library’s blog highlights some of the most common For more information on the…
  • Jul 26

    Exam Time

    Exam Time
    The finish line is in sight! Good Luck to everyone taking the bar exam!  
Rank this Week: 400

3 Geeks and a Law Blog

3 Geeks and a Law Blog

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

http://www.geeklawblog.com/
  • Jul 26

    Teaching Technology in the Academy – Dean’s Roundtable Part 2 – The ABA Annual Meeting (West Coast) edition

    Teaching Technology in the Academy – Dean’s Roundtable Part 2 – The ABA Annual Meeting (West Coast) edition
    [NOTE: Please welcome guest blogger, Michael J. Robak, Associate Director/Director of Information Technologies, Leon E. Bloch Law Library, University of Missouri - Kansas City. -GL] The movement to establish a true Technology instruction…
  • Jul 24

    Law Firm Partners: If It Ain't Broke...

    Law Firm Partners: If It Ain't Broke...
    It is rational for someone who has been wildly successful doing something a certain way to keep doing it that way, especially when the odds appear favorable that they will continue to be successful. Most people don’t exit their comfort…
  • Jul 20

    Industry Leading Surveys – What Do They Really Say?

    Industry Leading Surveys – What Do They Really Say?
     While I was sadly unable to attend the 2016 AALL annual conference that wrapped yesterday in Chicago, I have it on good authority that the most recent ALM Law Library Survey  caused some intense discussion around industry…
Rank this Week: 516

ThomChat

ThomChat

Thomas Jefferson School of Law Library Blog

http://tjsllibrary.wordpress.com
  • Jul 22

    Study Rooms Available at Central Library

    Study Rooms Available at Central Library
    Did you know that San Diego Public Library’s Central branch has study rooms available for free to anyone with a library card? The library has 22 study rooms that seat 2-6 people on several different floors of the library. These ……
  • Jun 23

    Supreme Court Upholds University of Texas Affirmative Action Plan

    Supreme Court Upholds University of Texas Affirmative Action Plan
    Supreme Court Upholds University of Texas Affirmative Action Plan by CNN Supreme Court Reporter, Ariane de Vogue The Supreme Court on Thursday upheld the race-conscious admissions program at the University of Texas, saying that the plan…
  • Apr 18

    Ten Great Novels About the Supreme Court

    Ten Great Novels About the Supreme Court
    10 Great Novels About the Supreme Court by  lawyer in Arnold & Porter’s appellate and Supreme Court practice and author of The Advocate’s Daughter , Anthony Franze At the U.S. Supreme Court, a single vote can alter…
Rank this Week: 303

Due Process

Due Process

By the Georgetown Law Library.

https://blogs.commons.georgetown.edu/dueprocess/
  • Jul 20

    Historical Abstracts 1878-present is online

    Historical Abstracts 1878-present is online
    Ever want to compare population, church membership, higher education enrollments or crime rates across time?  The Statistical Abstracts of the U.S. is now online and searchable. Data begins with the 1878 edition of the publication and…
  • Jul 18

    Valuable Data on Supreme Court Opinion

    Valuable Data on Supreme Court Opinion
    The Washington University in St. Louis has compiled The Supreme Court Database to provide researchers the ability to analyze court decisions by outcome, justice, case components and much more. You can search the Warren Court, the Roberts…
  • Jul 12

    China’s Claim to South China Seas Rejected!

    China’s Claim to South China Seas Rejected!
    Today, the Permanent Court of Arbitration rejected China’s expansive claim to a large swath of the South China Sea.  The full text of the award can be found on the PCA website, although their servers have been having some…
Rank this Week: 274

Gallagher Blogs

Gallagher Blogs

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

http://gallagherlawlibrary.blogspot.com/
  • Jul 15

    Chinese Law A-Z

    Chinese Law A-Z
    The Gallagher Law Library Chinese legal research guide is completely revised, with a new look, a new link (http://guides.lib.uw.edu/chineselawa-z), and a new name: Chinese Law A-Z.East Asian Law Quick ReferenceFor quick access to the…
  • Jul 5

    Who cites who?

    Who cites who?
    Do you ever wonder what works cite a particular article you've read? How about an article you've written?There are many tools for finding citing references, in free and commercial online services, such as SSRN, HeinOnline, Lexis, and Westlaw.…
  • Jun 24

    "Stairway to Heaven" on trial

    "Stairway to Heaven" on trial
    Maybe you saw yesterday's headlines:Led Zeppelin Wins 'Stairway to Heaven' Jury Trial Led Zeppelin Win in 'Stairway to Heaven' Trial Led Zeppelin rocks copyright case over 'Stairway' (In order, those were from the Hollywood…
Rank this Week: 343

Delaware Campus Library Blogs

Delaware Campus Library Blogs

From Widener Law.

http://blogs.lawlib.widener.edu/delaware
  • Jun 8

    Power outages this weekend

    Power outages this weekend
    The library will be closing Friday, June 10th at 2:00 p.m. due to a scheduled campus-wide power outage. It is possible there may be another power outage this Saturday or Sunday. Please call 302-477-2244 to verify our hours before you come in.
  • May 23

    Library hours for Memorial Day

    Library hours for Memorial Day
    The library’s hours this week are: Monday, May 23 to Thursday, May 26 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. Friday, May 27 8 a.m. to 7 p.m. We will be closed May 28 through May 30 for Memorial Day. More information on library hours is on our website.
  • May 18

    Library closed this weekend for graduation

    Library closed this weekend for graduation
    The law library will be closed this weekend, May 21 and May 22, for graduation. Congratulations to all our graduates. For more information on library hours see our website.
Rank this Week: 501

ZiefBrief

ZiefBrief

Announcements, news and legal research tips & tools from University of San Francisco's Dorraine Zief Law Library.

http://ziefbrief.typepad.com/ziefbrief/
  • May 11

    Judge Garland Submits the Usual Questionnaire

    Judge Garland Submits the Usual Questionnaire
    It's way above ZiefBrief's paygrade to speculate on whether Judge Merrick Garland will ever be confirmed (or even considered) for a Supreme Court seat. The best we can do is note that some aspects of the nomination process — those...
  • May 4

    Merrick Garland's Jurisprudence — Digging in with CRS

    Merrick Garland's Jurisprudence — Digging in with CRS
    The Congressional Research Service (widely respected for its objectivity and thoroughness), has dug deeply into Merrick Garland's judicial record. Here's a summary of the 78 page report, Judge Merrick Garland: His Jurisprudence and Potential…
  • May 4

    USF Law Alumni — The Zief Library Is Still Your Library

    USF Law Alumni — The Zief Library Is Still Your Library
    As a USF law school graduate, you're welcome to come back to Zief whenever you need to do legal research. Access is free; all you need for post-graduation access is a bar card or your free USF alumni card. (Alumni...
Rank this Week: 522

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/
  • Apr 25

    Pace Law School Competes in NYSBA/AAA Abritration Competition

    Pace Law School Competes in NYSBA/AAA Abritration Competition
    Our congratulations go to the Pace 2016 New York State Bar Association/AAA Arbitration Competition team that competed on November 13-14, 2015 in New York City. Matthew Arpino (2L), Emily Bendana (2L), and Bryan Kelly (2L) represented Pace Law…
  • Apr 21

    Congratulations to the Pace 2016 National Ethics Trial Competition Team

    Congratulations to the Pace 2016 National Ethics Trial Competition Team
    Our congratulations go out to the Pace 2016 National Ethics Trial Competition team that competed at the Tenth Annual National Ethics Trial Competition. The team competed at the Robert T. Matsui U.S. Courthouse in Sacramento, California (March…
  • Apr 21

    Congratulations to the Pace Prince Evidence Team

    Congratulations to the Pace Prince Evidence Team
    Pace team members Robert Foster (3L) and Brian Byrne (3L) did an outstanding job at the prestigious Jerome Prince Evidence Moot Competition, which was held at Brooklyn Law School from Thursday, March 31st through Saturday, April 2nd. Rob and…
Rank this Week: 401

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/
  • Oct 2

    Farewell

    Farewell
    Today the Hofstra Law library blog moves to a new space with a new look and new voices.  With sincere appreciation and apologies to T.S. Eliot, I say my farewell . . .You've read many posts from this Cat,And my opinion now is thatYou…
  • Oct 1

    Constitutional Protections For Mobile Phone Pass Codes?

    Constitutional Protections For Mobile Phone Pass Codes?
    A judge for the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania ruled last week that the Fifth Amendment protects the right of insider trading suspects to withhold the pass codes to their business cellular phones. Read more…
  • Sep 30

    New CRS Report: Dark Web

    New CRS Report: Dark Web
    You have probably heard of the Deep Web, but how much do you know about the Dark Web?  Discover more about the dark web in Kristin Finklea's CRS Report entitled - you've guessed it - Dark Web.  "This report illuminates information…
Rank this Week: 432

ELLA Blog

ELLA Blog

From the Edmonton Law Libraries Association.

http://apps.edmontonlawlibraries.ca/Blog/
  • Apr 14

    Old Rules of Court back on WestlawNext Canada!

    Old Rules of Court back on WestlawNext Canada!
    Carswell Ref Support has advised me that the text of the repealed Alberta Rules of Court, Alta Reg 390/68, is now available on WestlawNext Canada. This also means that the archived Fradsham's commentary of the old rules in Litigator includes…
  • Mar 18

    HeadStart 2015

    HeadStart 2015
    Information on the 2015 HeadStart program is now available. Check it out at under the HeadStart tab or at HeadStart 2015. Ana San Miguel
  • Dec 16

    eReference Library on ProView

    eReference Library on ProView
    Letting you know about a problem (hopefully temporary) with this product:  the pdf you 'create' in order to print from this product will NOT include the information within a footnote.  The footnotes are not connected to…
Rank this Week: 269

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/
  • Jan 9

    Visit our new blog site!

    Visit our new blog site!
    The Hamilton County Law Library is happy to announce the launch of our new website!  Beginning this week, all blog posts will now be posted exclusively to the blog page on the new site. Please feel free to visit us there. The URL for the…
  • Jan 2

    Judge Spiegel, remembered

    Judge Spiegel, remembered
    U.S. District Judge Arthur Spiegel died on Wednesday at the age of 94. Spiegel had served on the court since 1980 when he was appointed by President Jimmy Carter. He presided over such high profile matters as the Cincinnati anti-gay rights…
  • Dec 31

    Top legal news of 2014

    Top legal news of 2014
    In honor of New Year's Eve and in order to reflect on events of this past year we offer you a round-up of top legal news lists from various sources on the web. Happy New Year, everyone! Westlaw Legal Solutions Blog has published the Top 20…
Rank this Week: 479

WisBlawg

WisBlawg

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

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

    UW Law Library Website and WisBlawg Redesign

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

    Mobile Legal Dictionarie

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

    Water Law in Wisconsin

    Water Law in Wisconsin
    My colleague, Jenny Zook, has written a great piece on Water Law in Wisconsin for the latest Inside Track from the State Bar of Wisconsin. Here's the abstract:The Great Lakes Region, at about 20 percent the world's surface fresh water,…
Rank this Week: 342

LibraryLaw Blog

LibraryLaw Blog

Covers issues concerning libraries and the law. By Peter Hirtle, Raizel Liebler, Mary Minow and Susan Nevelow Mart.

http://blog.librarylaw.com/librarylaw/
Rank this Week: 304

The Life of Books

The Life of Books

Explores the idea that 'books are dead. By Professor Richard Leiter.

http://thelifeofbooks.blogspot.com/
  • Jan 29

    Misunderstood: West Publishing as Content Provider

    Misunderstood: West Publishing as Content Provider
    I read with interest this morning, Simon Chester's interesting post on SLAW about Thomson Reuters' Bold Leap to become a software company. It's an interesting piece that gives additional perspective on the announcements TR made at the recent…
  • Jan 22

    The Future of Primary Law

    The Future of Primary Law
    West's (OK, Thomson Reuters, technically, but it will always be West to me) announcement that they are shifting focus on becoming a legal software/services company rather than a being primarily a content "creator," should send a…
  • Oct 14

    Challenges of Mining Case Citations from Law Review Article

    Challenges of Mining Case Citations from Law Review Article
    The previous post was written two weeks ago. And I've been working primarily with Paul Deschner of the HLSL Innovation Lab to design an algorithm that can mine cases from a full text law review database. There are some interesting challenges…
Rank this Week: 355

Massachusetts Law Updates

Massachusetts Law Updates

From the Massachusetts Trial Court Law Libraries

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

    New SJC Rule Will Require Professionalism Course

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

    SJC Rules on Segregated Confinement

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

    PIRG'S 2012 Trouble in Toyland toy safety report.

    PIRG'S 2012 Trouble in Toyland toy safety report.
    http://bit.ly/WuyUky
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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.
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The Librarian at Law

The Librarian at Law

Covers legal and library news. By Lee Sims.

http://librarianatlaw.blogspot.com/
  • Jan 27

    Yet Another Cautionary Tale Of Bad Legal Writing

    Yet Another Cautionary Tale Of Bad Legal Writing
    The ABA Journal reports another case in which an attorney has been raked over the proverbial coals for poor writing. The title to the article - Federal Judge’s Footnote Hits Employment Lawyer for TMI in Legal Briefs - is perhaps slightly…
  • Jan 20

    ABA Law School Transparency Site

    ABA Law School Transparency Site
    If you're interested in the new ABA transparency guidelines you might want to check out the LST - Law School Transparency - web page. The Winter 2012 Transparency Index Report is ready. This is the first Transparency Index Report. The full…
  • Dec 23

    Duncan Law School Sues ABA

    Duncan Law School Sues ABA
    No surprise here. Duncan Law School, the Tennessee law school featured in last Sunday's NY Times article about the business of law schools has lost their bid for accreditation. See the post here for a link to that article and some details.
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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/
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Oregon Legal Research

Oregon Legal Research

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

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

    Oregon State Law Librarian is a 2016 Fastcase 50 List Winner

    Oregon State Law Librarian is a 2016 Fastcase 50 List Winner
    We love reading the Fastcase 50 list to find out who is doing what, why, where, and how – and especially so when there is an Oregonian on the list. Read the 2016 Fastcase 50 list and previous lists, back to 2011, when the List was…
  • Jul 28

    Legal Hackers Summit: Blockchain (aka block chain), the Law, and UELMA

    Legal Hackers Summit: Blockchain (aka block chain), the Law, and UELMA
    I’m sure your state’s legislative, judicial, and executive branch IT managers are wishing they had attended the Legal Hackers Summit. Here’s some commentary on one rather interesting topic. (Legal Geek Love, indeed!)…
  • Jul 28

    New Oregon Legislative Agency: Office of Legislative Policy and Research

    New Oregon Legislative Agency: Office of Legislative Policy and Research
    Article in the Salem Statesman Journal: “Oregon Legislature hires top researcher,” Gordon Friedman, Statesman Journal, July 27, 2016 Excerpt: “Christopher Reinhart has been hired as the first director of a new legislative…
Rank this Week: 2598

Oregon Legal Research

Oregon Legal Research

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

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

    Oregon State Law Librarian is a 2016 Fastcase 50 List Winner

    Oregon State Law Librarian is a 2016 Fastcase 50 List Winner
    We love reading the Fastcase 50 list to find out who is doing what, why, where, and how – and especially so when there is an Oregonian on the list. Read the 2016 Fastcase 50 list and previous lists, back to 2011, when the List was…
  • Jul 28

    Legal Hackers Summit: Blockchain (aka block chain), the Law, and UELMA

    Legal Hackers Summit: Blockchain (aka block chain), the Law, and UELMA
    I’m sure your state’s legislative, judicial, and executive branch IT managers are wishing they had attended the Legal Hackers Summit. Here’s some commentary on one rather interesting topic. (Legal Geek Love, indeed!)…
  • Jul 28

    New Oregon Legislative Agency: Office of Legislative Policy and Research

    New Oregon Legislative Agency: Office of Legislative Policy and Research
    Article in the Salem Statesman Journal: “Oregon Legislature hires top researcher,” Gordon Friedman, Statesman Journal, July 27, 2016 Excerpt: “Christopher Reinhart has been hired as the first director of a new legislative…
Rank this Week: 1641

BLS Library Blog

BLS Library Blog

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

http://www.blslibrary.com/
  • Jul 28

    Impeachment in Cross-Examination

    Impeachment in Cross-Examination
    Each year, the American Bar Association, Section of Litigation publishes thousands of books to enhance trial practice skills of lawyers and law students on subjects from evidence to discovery to client privilege and skills for the examination…
  • Jul 21

    Voting Rights Resource

    Voting Rights Resource
    With the fractured Fifth Circuit ruling today that Texas’ voter ID law violates the Voting Rights Act and the Presidential election quickly approaching, you may be interested in learning more about the law on voting rights.  To…
  • Jul 14

    Sedition Act of 1798: Political Speech as Crime

    Sedition Act of 1798: Political Speech as Crime
    July 14 is famous as Bastille Day in English-speaking countries. In France, the day is called La Fête Nationale (the National Holiday) and was originally called Fête de la Fédération (“federation feast”)…
Rank this Week: 1252

Jenkins Law Library Blog

Jenkins Law Library Blog

Covers technology and legal research.

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

    Superseded State Statute

    Superseded State Statute
    Trying to find an outdated state statute that's not covered on any online service? Hein's Superseded State Statutes on microfiche includes coverage back to the early 20th century for most states.  Jenkins Law Library owns this microfiche…
  • Jul 27

    New Book by a Jenkins Member!

    New Book by a Jenkins Member!
    Congratulations to Larry Atkins -- a Jenkins member who's an attorney, a journalist and a university professor -- on his new book: Skewed, A Critical Thinker's Guide to Media Bias!Let me crib some of the summary from the inside of the book's…
  • Jul 21

    Keep up-to-date with the election using NewsBank's Special Report

    Keep up-to-date with the election using NewsBank's Special Report
    The Democratic National Convention will be held in Philadelphia next week, and election coverage has taken over America's news channels. Keep up-to-date on election news with NewsBank's Special Report feature. The U.S. Presidential Campaign -…
Rank this Week: 4254

Library Boy

Library Boy

Features legal research news. By Michel-Adrien Sheppard.

http://micheladrien.blogspot.com/
  • Jul 28

    List of Top Ten Canadian Law Podcast

    List of Top Ten Canadian Law Podcast
    Emma Durand-Wood from Stem Legal, a legal industry strategy firm, has published a blog post describing her list for ten of the best Canadian law podcasts: "Whether Serial was your introduction to the wonderful world of podcasts, or…
  • Jul 27

    July 2016 Issue of Connected Bulletin on Courts and Social Media

    July 2016 Issue of Connected Bulletin on Courts and Social Media
    The July 2016 issue of Connected is available online. The bulletin covers news about the impact of new social media on courts. The bulletin is published by the Virginia-based National Center for State Courts (NCSC) and the Conference of…
  • Jul 26

    Analysis of Beverley McLachlin's Output as Chief Justice of Canada

    Analysis of Beverley McLachlin's Output as Chief Justice of Canada
    The Court.ca blog run by students at Osgoode Hall Law School in Toronto has just published part 2 of The Supreme Court by Numbers, an analysis of the output of Chief Justice Beverley McLachlin since she was appointed to her position in …
Rank this Week: 766

UB Law Library Blog

UB Law Library Blog

Features news from the UB Law Library.

http://libweb.lib.buffalo.edu/blog/law
  • Jul 28

    Cheers for Christine Anne George!

    Cheers for Christine Anne George!
    Please join the Law Library in saying fare well and best wishes to Christine George. Christine has accepted a position at Cardozo Law where she will be the Faculty & Scholarly Services Librarian. While at UB, Christine served as the law…
  • Jul 25

    New Law Library hours beginning July 26

    New Law Library hours beginning July 26
    On Monday, July 25, the Law Library will be open 9:00 a.m. – 9:00 p.m. Then on Tuesday, July 26, we will begin to follow a new schedule of hours, and will be open Monday-Friday, 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. for the rest of the summer.…
  • Jul 15

    Charles B. @ AALL16

    Charles B. @ AALL16
    Law librarians from around the country are flocking to Chicago for the annual AALL conference. You won’t have to look too hard to find our librarians there: Nancy Babb is working with the Animal Law Caucus to make therapy dogs…
Rank this Week: 4290

Et Seq. - The Harvard Law School…

Et Seq. - The Harvard Law School Library Blog

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

http://etseq.law.harvard.edu/
  • Jul 28

    852 Rare: Finding Some Cheer in a Sad Book

    852 Rare: Finding Some Cheer in a Sad Book
    Every once in a while we find a book in Historical & Special Collections that would make even the most cold-hearted among us feel sorry for the poor thing. Pictured below is a scrapbook of newspaper clippings assembled by Eugene Wambaugh,…
  • Jul 5

    New [And Improved] Title Spotlight: World Criminal Justice Systems: A Comparative Survey (9th ed.)

    New [And Improved] Title Spotlight: World Criminal Justice Systems: A Comparative Survey (9th ed.)
    This time around, rather than looking at a brand new publication, I have decided to focus on the new edition of a treatise that was first published in 1984: World Criminal Justice Systems: A Comparative Survey Richard J. Terrill 9th edition,…
  • Jun 24

    852 RARE Bonus Edition: The 25th Anniversary of Cohen v. Cowles Media

    852 RARE Bonus Edition: The 25th Anniversary of Cohen v. Cowles Media
    June 24, 2016 marks the 25th anniversary of Cohen v. Cowles Media Co., 501 U.S. 663 (1991), in which the U.S. Supreme Court decided that freedom of the press does not exempt journalists from following generally applicable laws. Dan Cohen (HLS…
Rank this Week: 663

In Custodia Legis

In Custodia Legis

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

http://blogs.loc.gov/law
  • Jul 28

    The Lafayette Escadrille and American Neutrality at the Start of World War I

    The Lafayette Escadrille and American Neutrality at the Start of World War I
    This is a guest blog by Jennifer Proctor, a metadata technician. Jennifer is working on the U.S. Reports project with Julie McVey and Quinn Smith. She is also working on the Statutes at Large project. You’ve probably heard of…
  • Jul 27

    An Interview with Quinn Smith, Metadata Technician

    An Interview with Quinn Smith, Metadata Technician
    Today’s interview is with Quinn Smith, who is working with Julie McVey as a metadata technician on our digital projects this summer. Describe your background. I grew up on the Eastern Shore. I lived in Delmar, Maryland, but attended…
  • Jul 26

    Legalization of Medical Assistance in Dying in Canada

    Legalization of Medical Assistance in Dying in Canada
    The following is a guest post by Cynthia Chen, a foreign law intern currently working with Tariq Ahmad on research related to the laws of Canada at the Law Library of Congress. Introduction The Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms…
Rank this Week: 4400

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
  • Jul 28

    New on the shelves: an Inquisition trial

    New on the shelves: an Inquisition trial
    One of my favorite acquisitions at this spring’s New York Antiquarian Book Fair was an Italian broadside with an enormous woodcut of an Inquisition trial. The trial took place in Brescia in 1710. The defendant was a priest, Giuseppe…
  • May 20

    Open Position: Instructional Services Librarian

    Open Position: Instructional Services Librarian
    Instructional Services Librarian Lillian Goldman Law Library Yale University Please Apply at: http://www.yale.edu/hronline/careers/application/external/index.html STARS Req No. 37814BR Position Focu
  • May 20

    Open Position: Associate Librarian for Administration

    Open Position: Associate Librarian for Administration
    ASSOCIATE LIBRARIAN FOR ADMINISTRATION Lillian Goldman Law Library, Yale Law School Yale University  Please apply at: http://www.yale.edu/hronline/careers/application/external/index.html  STARS Req No. 37813BR Position Focus: 
Rank this Week: 4304

Seattle University Law Library…

Seattle University Law Library INFO

Covers legal news, legal research and library news.

http://lawlibraryblog.seattleu.edu/
  • Jul 28

    TradeLawGuide

    TradeLawGuide
    The law library recently began a subscription to TradeLawGuide, a new WTO law research database. TradeLawGuide provides access to WTO agreements, instruments, jurisprudence and other documents including pre-WTO materials. The database…
  • Jul 26

    Today in Legal History: President Truman Signs National Security Act

    Today in Legal History: President Truman Signs National Security Act
    On July 26, 1947, President Truman signed the National Security Act of 1947, a central document in U.S. Cold War policy. The Act, which took more than a year to craft, directed a major reorganization of the foreign policy and military…
  • Jul 20

    Today in Legal History: Apollo 11 Mission

    Today in Legal History: Apollo 11 Mission
    President John F. Kennedy predicted in 1960 that by the end of the decade the country would put a man on the moon and return him home safely.  The triumphant Apollo 11 moon landing on July 20, 1969, began an era of moon exploration that…
Rank this Week: 3877

The Fred Parks Law Library Blog

The Fred Parks Law Library Blog

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

http://thefredparkslawlibrary.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 3893

Depraved Librarian

Depraved Librarian

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

http://depravedlibrarian.wordpress.com
  • Jul 27

    Links for 2016-07-26 [del.icio.us]

    Links for 2016-07-26 [del.icio.us]
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  • Jul 20

    Links for 2016-07-19 [del.icio.us]

    Links for 2016-07-19 [del.icio.us]
    Sponsored: 64% off Code Black Drone with HD Camera Our #1 Best-Selling Drone--Meet the Dark Night of the Sky!
  • Jul 18

    Links for 2016-07-17 [del.icio.us]

    Links for 2016-07-17 [del.icio.us]
    Sponsored: 64% off Code Black Drone with HD Camera Our #1 Best-Selling Drone--Meet the Dark Night of the Sky!
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