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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: 6

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/
  • May 26

    Recent Statutory Instruments – legislation.gov.uk

    Recent Statutory Instruments – legislation.gov.uk
    The Common Agricultural Policy (Control and Enforcement, Cross-Compliance, Scrutiny of Transactions and Appeals) (Amendment) (England) Regulations 2017 The Welfare Reform Act 2012 (Commencement No. 29 and Commencement No. 17, 19, 22, 23 and…
  • May 26

    Roberts -v-Johnstone after the change in discount rate: a high court decision – Zenith PI Blog

    Roberts -v-Johnstone after the change in discount rate: a high court decision – Zenith PI Blog
    ‘The recent change in the discount rate was covered on this blog. One issue that arose was how the courts were going to treat the Roberts -v- Johnstone approach to accommodation claims. It was not practical to use a multiplier that was…
  • May 26

    BAILII: Recent Decision

    BAILII: Recent Decision
    Court of Appeal (Civil Division) Bashir & Ors, R (On the Application Of) v Secretary of State for the Home Department [2017] EWCA Civ 397 (25 May 2017) Hancock & Anor v Revenue & Customs [2017] EWCA Civ 198 (25 May 2017) Newby…
Rank this Week: 13

Library Stuff

Library Stuff

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

http://www.librarystuff.net
Rank this Week: 33

beSpacific

beSpacific

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

http://www.bespacific.com/
  • May 25

    C-SPAN – The Executive Branch Website

    C-SPAN – The Executive Branch Website
    C-SPAN provides current and comprehensive video coverage of the Executive Branch via specific subject matter that includes: Recent Events; President Trump’s Tweets; White House Briefings; White House Daily Schedule; Trump…
  • May 25

    Brookings – The vital role of government-collected data

    Brookings – The vital role of government-collected data
    “The modern economy has never been more reliant on data. Businesses, governments, and families must navigate the complexities of a world made possible by new technologies and innovative business practices. Without reliable information…
  • May 25

    Importance of Individual Account Retirement Plans and Home Equity in Family Total Wealth

    Importance of Individual Account Retirement Plans and Home Equity in Family Total Wealth
    Employee Benefit Research Institute – Importance of Individual Account Retirement Plans and Home Equity in Family Total Wealth, May 2017, Vol. 38, No. 7. “This EBRI Notes examines the level of assets held by families with a…
Rank this Week: 42

Judge Ben C. Green Law Library…

Judge Ben C. Green Law Library Blog

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

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

    New Law Review format on display at Circ. Desk

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

    The Day After – Looking at the Prediction

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

    Election Maps — Nov 5th — Election Eve Prediction

    Election Maps — Nov 5th — Election Eve Prediction
    Last Tuesday I posted the information from four election map sites. I have posted at the end of this blog the information from today for those same sites. Not surprisingly, not one of the maps has gone completely unchanged.
Rank this Week: 57

Slaw

Slaw

A Canadian cooperative weblog on all things legal.

http://www.slaw.ca
  • May 26

    Ode to Client-Focussed Program

    Ode to Client-Focussed Program
    When asked, most firms would say that their #1 business goal is to get more work. The only way to get more work for the firm is to get it from existing clients, or to develop new client relationships. It’s well-documented that…
  • May 25

    Changing Workplaces Review Final Report: Sweeping Changes to Ontario Employment Law Coming

    Changing Workplaces Review Final Report: Sweeping Changes to Ontario Employment Law Coming
    On May 23, 2017, the Government of Ontario released the Changing Workplaces Review final report by authors C. Michael Mitchell and John C. Murray. It contains 173 recommendations that recommend significant changes to Ontario employment law…
  • May 25

    Wednesday: What’s Hot on CanLII

    Wednesday: What’s Hot on CanLII
    Each Wednesday we tell you which three English-language cases and which French-language case have been the most viewed* on CanLII and we give you a small sense of what the cases are about. For this last week: 1. Canada (Governor General in…
Rank this Week: 77

Legal Informatics Blog

Legal Informatics Blog

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

http://legalinformatics.wordpress.com
  • Jul 31

    Updates Now on Legal Informatics Tumblr and Twitter

    Updates Now on Legal Informatics Tumblr and Twitter
    Updates on selected legal informatics developments are now being posted on Legal Informatics tumblr and on Twitter. In the Web interface to this blog, the Twitter updates are visible to the right under “Twitter updates”.Filed…
  • Jul 11

    Greenwood: Law Itself is the Killer Blockchain App

    Greenwood: Law Itself is the Killer Blockchain App
    Dazza Greenwood has posted Law Itself is the Killer Blockchain App. Excerpts: […] On a panel discussion about blockchains and the law at the Legal Hackers Congress in NYC this weekend, I’ll provide a sneak-peek at a new,…
  • Jul 10

    SubTech 2016: International Conference on Substantive Technology in Legal Education and Practice: Storify, links, and resource

    SubTech 2016: International Conference on Substantive Technology in Legal Education and Practice: Storify, links, and resource
    SubTech 2016: International Conference on Substantive Technology in Legal Education and Practice was held 7-9 July 2015 at University of Richmond School of Law in Richmond, Virginia, USA. The conference website is at:…
Rank this Week: 103

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
  • May 23

    OPINIONS – May 23, 2017

    OPINIONS – May 23, 2017
    Richland v. DOR DA 16-0474 2017 MT 122 Civil – Injunction Cudd v. State DA 16-0506 2017 MT 121N Civil – Postconviction A. Potter v. State DA 16-0470 2017 MT 120N Civil – Postconviction
  • May 18

    CORRECTED OPINION – May 17, 2017

    CORRECTED OPINION – May 17, 2017
    State v. Eskew DA 14-0445 2017 MT 36 Criminal – Assault
  • May 17

    OPINIONS – May 16, 2017

    OPINIONS – May 16, 2017
    VanBuskirk v. Gehlen DA 16-0410 2017 MT 119N Civil – Injunction State v. J. Foster DA 16-0373 2017 MT 118 Criminal – DUI Mountain Water v. DOR DA 16-0469 2017 MT 117 Civil – Declaratory Judgment
Rank this Week: 164

John Palfrey's Blog

John Palfrey's Blog

Covers intellectual property, politics and teaching. By Harvard Law Professor and Executive Director of the Berkman Center for Internet & Society John Palfrey.

http://jpalfrey.andover.edu
  • May 7

    Episode 06: Frank Stella ’54

    Episode 06: Frank Stella ’54
    Source: Episode 06: Frank Stella ’54
  • Apr 24

    Statement regarding past abuse at Andover

    Statement regarding past abuse at Andover
    Today, we know that many schools, including Andover, have not always lived up to our commitment to protect students in our care. Over the past year, independent investigators from Sanghavi Law Office have been carrying out a review of all…
  • Feb 1

    On the Executive Orders of January 2017

    On the Executive Orders of January 2017
    The President’s Executive Orders on immigration have prompted calls of concern from students, parents, alumni, faculty, and staff at Andover. I’m sure that is true at all schools that are committed to a diverse student body and…
Rank this Week: 195

Hunter's Query

Hunter's Query

Features research tips and law library news. From the Howard W. Hunter Law Library at the J. Reuben Clark Law School.

http://huntersquery.byulaw.info/wordpress/
  • Apr 18

    Research Assistant Training

    Research Assistant Training
    The Law Library will be offering a training for all summer research assistants on Friday, April 28 from 1-2pm in room 267. If you’re working for a professor this summer, come join us for a look at academic legal research ……
  • Feb 1

    History of Supreme Court Nomination

    History of Supreme Court Nomination
    By now everyone knows that Judge Neil Gorsuch has been nominated to the United States Supreme Court. In thinking about what comes next, I thought I’d point out a great source from HeinOnline called History of Supreme Court Nominations…
  • Jan 27

    Research Help

    Research Help
    The new semester is well under way and many of our students are already starting the process of thinking about research papers. If you’re in that boat, feel free to come speak with one of our reference librarians to get ……
Rank this Week: 162

Oregon Legal Research

Oregon Legal Research

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

http://blog.oregonlegalresearch.com
  • Apr 3

    U.S. Supreme Court Web Citation Link Rot Fix (UC Berkeley)

    U.S. Supreme Court Web Citation Link Rot Fix (UC Berkeley)
    If you think the U.S. Supreme Court posts official versions of their opinions on their website … hahaha … I have a virtual bridge and an inside WH or Congressional source to sell you for $1B dollars. (Tip: Beware of any source…
  • Apr 3

    More Sources of Free Full-text Versions of Article

    More Sources of Free Full-text Versions of Article
    People like “free.’ People like getting free content from other people who paid for the content. Long live the free-loader, long live the person who spends $20 in time and gas looking for a free parking spot instead of paying $10…
  • Mar 27

    Oregon Judicial Branch Online Records: Free, Public Access to Selected Court Document

    Oregon Judicial Branch Online Records: Free, Public Access to Selected Court Document
    Oregon Judicial Department Online Records Search: Free, Public Access: “The Oregon Judicial Department is pleased to provide free online access to limited case information in the circuit courts and Tax Court of this state. The displayed…
Rank this Week: 221

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
Rank this Week: 166

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/
  • Apr 13

    National Academies reports - Growth of Incarceration

    National Academies reports - Growth of Incarceration
    The Growth of Incarceration in the United States: Exploring Causes and Consequences (2014), packed with research and analysis from social scientists and policy experts, is available as a free PDF from the National Academies Press.This…
  • Apr 9

    Evidence-Based Practice in Criminal Defense

    Evidence-Based Practice in Criminal Defense
    This interesting paper was recently posted on SSRN:Jennifer E. Laurin, Gideon by the Numbers: The Emergence of Evidence-Based Practice in Indigent Defense,  Ohio State Journal of Criminal Law, Forthcoming 2015Abstract: A widespread…
  • Apr 3

    Conviction Reversed Because Expert Testimony re Eyewitness ID Excluded

    Conviction Reversed Because Expert Testimony re Eyewitness ID Excluded
    Interesting case from New York: Joel Stashenko, Conviction Reversed as Expert Barred from Testifying, N.Y.L.J., April 3, 2015.The case is People v. McCullough, 11-01614 (N.Y. Sup. Ct., App. Div. March 27, 2015), link to court website
Rank this Week: 190

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: 245

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
  • May 26

    CFP: International Conference on Sustainable Development 2017 – Ontario, Canada

    CFP: International Conference on Sustainable Development 2017 – Ontario, Canada
    International Centre for Interdisciplinary Research in Law (ICIRL), Centre for Research in Social Justice and Policy (CRSJP) at Laurentian University, and Ontario International Development Agency (OIDA), Canada will host…
  • May 26

    Food Law & Policy—Ottawa, Canada

    Food Law & Policy—Ottawa, Canada
    The University of Ottawa Faculty of Law will host Taking Stock: The State of Food Law & Policy in Canada (the 2nd Annual Canadian Food Law & Policy Conference) on...
  • May 25

    Call for Editors – Fandom & Neomedia Studies – Law & Politic

    Call for Editors – Fandom & Neomedia Studies – Law & Politic
    The Fandom and Neomedia Studies (FANS) Association, an internationally recognized academic organization, invites applications for membership in its Law and Politics Studies Area. This group will examine the interconnections between...
Rank this Week: 351

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
  • May 26

    Bamberg Criminal Code of 1507 – Pic of the Week

    Bamberg Criminal Code of 1507 – Pic of the Week
    On Monday, I had the pleasure of assembling a display of rare books for guests attending the 2017 Burton Awards ceremony held at the Library of Congress.  Created by Williams C. Burton, the awards acknowledge, celebrate, and reward…
  • May 25

    Rights and Resistance: Civil Liberties during World War I Scholarly Panel

    Rights and Resistance: Civil Liberties during World War I Scholarly Panel
    The following is a guest post by Ryan Reft, a historian in the Manuscripts Division of the Library of Congress.     But when men have realized that time has upset many fighting faiths, they may come to believe even more than they…
  • May 24

    An Interview with Micaela DelMonte, a lawyer with the European Parliamentary Research Service

    An Interview with Micaela DelMonte, a lawyer with the European Parliamentary Research Service
    Today’s interview is with Micaela DelMonte, a lawyer from the European Parliamentary Research Service, who is at the Law Library for one month. Describe your background. I am Italian and was born in Siena, Italy. Shortly after my…
Rank this Week: 566

Library Boy

Library Boy

Features legal research news. By Michel-Adrien Sheppard.

http://micheladrien.blogspot.com/
  • May 24

    Master List of Competencies for Information Professional

    Master List of Competencies for Information Professional
    The website Librarianship.ca has compiled a list of Competencies for Information Professionals developed by associations and other professional bodies.The list breaks down into the following categories:GeneralAcademic LibrarianshipArchivesArt…
  • May 23

    Recording Available for Webinar on New Open Access Repository LawArXiv

    Recording Available for Webinar on New Open Access Repository LawArXiv
    This is a follow-up to the Library Boy posting of April 18, 2017 called Legal Information Preservation Alliance Webinar on Open Access Law Repositories.It described a webinar about LaxArxiv, a new open access site for legal scholarship that…
  • May 22

    Complete Collection of Alter Ego Treatises Now Available on CAIJ Quebec Legal Info Portal

    Complete Collection of Alter Ego Treatises Now Available on CAIJ Quebec Legal Info Portal
    All of the books in the Alter Ego series by Montreal-based publisher Wilson & Lafleur are now available on the website of the CAIJ, the Centre d'accès à l'information juridique (the network of courthouse law libraries…
Rank this Week: 436

Law Library Blog

Law Library Blog

From the University of British Columbia Law Library.

http://law.library.ubc.ca/category/blog/
  • May 23

    New Books at the Law Library – May 23, 2017

    New Books at the Law Library – May 23, 2017
    LAW LIBRARY level 3: K1430 .D38 2016 Gillian Davies & Kevin Garnett, Moral Rights (London: Sweet & Maxwell, 2016). LAW LIBRARY level 3: K2400.A6 I58 2014 Albert Jan Van den Berg, ed., Legitimacy: Myths, Realities, Challenges (Alphen…
  • May 15

    New Books at the Law Library – May 15, 2017

    New Books at the Law Library – May 15, 2017
    LAW LIBRARY level 3: K5297 .A98 2016 Joshua Nathan Aston, Trafficking of Women and Children: Article 7 of the Rome Statute (New Delhi: Oxford University Press, 2016). LAW LIBRARY level 3: KD2100 .H65 2017 Robin Hollington, Hollington on…
  • May 1

    New Books at the Law Library – May 1, 2017

    New Books at the Law Library – May 1, 2017
    LAW LIBRARY level 3: KE3247 .W52 2017 Kelly Williams-Whitt et al., Employment Law for Business and Human Resources Professionals: Alberta and British Columbia, 3d ed. (Toronto: Emond Publishing, 2017). LAW LIBRARY level 3: KE5864.N6 I58 2016…
Rank this Week: 273

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/
  • May 23

    LawPORT: Online tutorials from the Institute of Advanced Legal Studie

    LawPORT: Online tutorials from the Institute of Advanced Legal Studie
    The University of London's Institute of Advanced Legal Studies has announced the launch of LawPORT, a collection of training tutorials "designed to improve the information literacy skills of law PhD students." Of course these are geared…
  • May 19

    Interactive database from the U.S. Court

    Interactive database from the U.S. Court
    The Administrative Office of the U.S. Courts recently made available an enhanced database containing information about civil and criminal federal cases going back to 1970. The Integrated Database (IDB) is available to the public for free on…
  • May 18

    GPO Director on transforming the GPO for the 21st Century

    GPO Director on transforming the GPO for the 21st Century
    The new Director of the Government Publishing Office, Davita Vance-Cooks, recently met with the U.S. House of Representatives Committee on House Administration at a hearing on "Transforming GPO for the 21st Century and Beyond." She reported…
Rank this Week: 537

Scholarly Communications @ Duke

Scholarly Communications @ Duke

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

http://blogs.library.duke.edu/scholcomm/
Rank this Week: 620

Shaunna Mireau on Canadian Legal…

Shaunna Mireau on Canadian Legal Research

Provides tips on Canadian legal research.

http://mireau.blogspot.com/
  • May 16

    Registrations closes May 31 for ELLA's 15th Annual HeadStart Program

    Registrations closes May 31 for ELLA's 15th Annual HeadStart Program
    Edmonton Law Libraries Association is proud to present the 15th Annual HeadStart ProgramFrom request to memo, follow the trail of legal research including finding articles, books, case law, and legislation. Research professionals will provide…
  • Nov 6

    LegalAve - Alberta family law information

    LegalAve - Alberta family law information
    Marsha Guthrie, Manager, Implementation and Partnerships with the Alberta Legal Information Society and Julie Rainey of Alberta Law Libraries for sending the following my way:New free website for Albertans dealing with family law issues:…
  • Oct 8

    Canadian Association of Law Libraries call for conference proposal

    Canadian Association of Law Libraries call for conference proposal
    A couple of weeks ago I was fortunate to speak with members of the Toronto Association of Law Libraries about the synergies between knowledge management, law librarianship and process improvement.  I hope to speak on similar issues at…
Rank this Week: 286

Vancouver Law Librarian Blog

Vancouver Law Librarian Blog

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

http://vancouverlawlib.blogspot.com/
  • May 11

    Quickscribe Annotations Update for April 2017

    Quickscribe Annotations Update for April 2017
    Below are the latest Quickscribe additions for new annotations to BC legislation. Bill Buholzer, Young Anderson Barristers and Solicitors – Local Government ActPeter Roberts, Lawson Lundell LLP – Property Law ActEileen…
  • Apr 1

    Quickscribe Annotations Update for March 2017

    Quickscribe Annotations Update for March 2017
    Over the course of the month of March, Quickscribe 2.0 received a number of new annotations for BC legislation. Here are the most recent additions:Bill Buholzer, Young Anderson Barristers and Solicitors – Local…
  • Feb 6

    Quickscribe Annotations Update for January 2017

    Quickscribe Annotations Update for January 2017
    This past month, many pieces of legislation received new annotations on Quickscribe 2.0. Take a look:Jeff Waatainen, DLA Piper LLP - Wildfire Regulation 38/2005, Forest and Range Practices Act, Forest Act, Forest Planning and Practices…
Rank this Week: 605

Lex Scripta

Lex Scripta

From the Dallas Association of Law Librarians.

http://dallnet.blogspot.com/
  • Mar 29

    Online Brexit Resource

    Online Brexit Resource
    The Berkeley Library has created a sound resource collection about BREXIT.http://guides.lib.berkeley.edu/european-union/brexitAn excerpt for your review..."Developments surrounding the "Brexit" or vote on the Referendum of the…
  • Dec 16

    What skills should the new Register of Copyrights have?

    What skills should the new Register of Copyrights have?
    Today's question is, "What skills should the new Register of Copyrights have?"An online survey will run from December 16, 2016 through January 31, 2017. Your input will be reviewed and inform development of knowledge, skills, and…
  • Oct 24

    Battling Overconfidence in Law Student

    Battling Overconfidence in Law Student
    Because of the Google-like interfaces of most major databases, the students I work with often approach the database like they are looking for an answer to a question in Google. They open up Westlaw, search for something like: motion to…
Rank this Week: 287

Legal Research Plus

Legal Research Plus

By Paul Lomio, Erika V. Wayne, Kate, Wilko and George Wilson. The authors are law librarians and advanced legal research instructors at Stanford Law School.

http://legalresearchplus.com
Rank this Week: 531

Strategic Librarian

Strategic Librarian

Covers strategies to develop and lead law firm libraries. By Nina Platt.

http://strategiclibrarian.com
  • Oct 6

    Strategic Librarian Blog Posts that have Stood the Test of Time

    Strategic Librarian Blog Posts that have Stood the Test of Time
    I started the daily Pinhawk Librarian News Digest in the spring of 2011 and continued editing it until May of this year.  During that time I neglected this blog – posting only a few articles.  That’s going to change.…
  • Oct 6

    Strategic Librarian Blog Posts that have Stood the Test of Time

    Strategic Librarian Blog Posts that have Stood the Test of Time
    I started the daily Pinhawk Librarian News Digest in the spring of 2011 and continued editing it until May of this year.  During that time I neglected this blog – posting only a few articles.  That’s going to change.…
  • Oct 6

    5 Practical Thoughts on Rightsizing the Law Firm Library – Budgeting for 2016

    5 Practical Thoughts on Rightsizing the Law Firm Library – Budgeting for 2016
    The days of budgeting by determining what was spent last year and adding a percentage of that amount to each line item are long gone in the law firm library world.  We’ve all heard about the many law firms who … Continue…
Rank this Week: 361

National Indian Law Library --…

National Indian Law Library -- News

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

http://nilllibrary.blogspot.com/
  • May 26

    NILL added new content to the Indian Law Bulletins on 5/26

    NILL added new content to the Indian Law Bulletins on 5/26
    U.S. Federal Courts Bulletin http://www.narf.org/nill/bulletins/federal/2017.htmlUnited States v. State of Washington (Treaty Fishing Rights)Richard Kapela Davis v. Neil Abercrombie (Native Hawaiians; Prisoners - Religious Rights)Pueblo of…
  • May 19

    NILL added new content to the Indian Law Bulletins on 5/19

    NILL added new content to the Indian Law Bulletins on 5/19
    U.S. Supreme Court Bulletin http://www.narf.org/nill/bulletins/sct/2016-2017update.htmlPetition for certiorari was filed in Upstate Citizens for Equality v. U.S. (Land into Trust) on 4/26/17. Petition was denied in Central New York Fair…
  • May 5

    NILL added new content to the Indian Law Bulletins on 5/5

    NILL added new content to the Indian Law Bulletins on 5/5
    U.S. Supreme Court Bulletin http://www.narf.org/nill/bulletins/sct/2016-2017update.htmlPetition for certiorari was denied in Tunica-Biloxi Gaming Authority v. Zaunbrecher (Tribal Sovereign Immunity) and granted in Patchak v. Zinke…
Rank this Week: 1071

Ramsey County Law Library Blog

Ramsey County Law Library Blog

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

http://ramseylawlibrary.org/
  • May 26

    The Long (and Proud) History of Minnesota’s County Law Librarie

    The Long (and Proud) History of Minnesota’s County Law Librarie
    You might have missed it, but county law libraries made a surprise appearance in the Minnesota legislative session this spring.  You can read the original Senate File 1113 here, which would have allowed for the diversion of county law…
  • May 17

    An Early Seed of the Modern Civil Rights Movement

    An Early Seed of the Modern Civil Rights Movement
    As we appreciate the historical significance of the Fourteenth Amendment throughout May, we can consider two lesser-known figures.  This is first the story of a man named John born in Kentucky in 1833 to a slaveholding family. His…
  • May 8

    Does this Outfit Make Me Look Guilty?

    Does this Outfit Make Me Look Guilty?
    The Law Librarian has blogged about courtroom etiquette before, but this post looks at dressing for the occasion. Think this is a shallow concern that doesn’t apply to you? If you were spending hundreds of dollars on an attorney to…
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Jenkins Law Library Blog

Jenkins Law Library Blog

Covers technology and legal research.

https://www.jenkinslaw.org/blog
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Law Librarians

Law Librarians

By Mark Giangrande and Joe Hodnicki.

http://llb2.com/
  • May 26

    CRS guides for researching federal legislation

    CRS guides for researching federal legislation
    Two regularly updated research guides produced by the Congressional Research Service were updated in the last year. Researching Current Federal Legislation and Regulations: A Guide to Resources for Congressional Staff (Feb. 6, 2017, RL33895)…
  • May 26

    Origins of Memorial Day observance in the United State

    Origins of Memorial Day observance in the United State
    In 1868, Commander in Chief John A. Logan of the grand Army of the Republic issued what was called General Order Number 11, designating May 30 as a memorial day. He declared it to be “for the purpose of strewing with flowers or…
  • May 25

    Fourth Circuit upholds injunction against President Trump’s travel ban

    Fourth Circuit upholds injunction against President Trump’s travel ban
    Here’s the text of the opinion. For an analysis, see this Constitutional Law Prof Blog post. — Joe
Rank this Week: 2693

Class Action Countermeasures

Class Action Countermeasures

Covers class action defense. By McGuireWoods LLP.

http://www.classactioncountermeasures.com
  • May 25

    From Mass to Class: Freeman v. Grain Processing Corporation

    From Mass to Class: Freeman v. Grain Processing Corporation
    Richard C. Beaulieu reports below on the Iowa Supreme Court’s affirmation of the trial court’s order certifying a class of individuals asserting claims against a corn milling facility based on allegations of air pollution. Over…
  • May 23

    Caveat Emptor in the Information Age?

    Caveat Emptor in the Information Age?
    Commercial litigator Brooks Gresham and products liability litigator Trent Taylor bring us some timely thoughts about reliance from a recent decision by the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California in a food-labeling class…
  • May 12

    California Supreme Court Arbitration Decision May Have Limited Impact

    California Supreme Court Arbitration Decision May Have Limited Impact
    It is our distinct pleasure to call attention to this piece in BNA’s Class Action Report, authored by McGuireWoods associate Arsen Kourinian.  It’s well worth the few minutes it will take you to read.… Continue Reading
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CS-SIS

CS-SIS

From the Computing Services Special Interest Section of the American Association of Law Libraries.

http://cssis.org
  • May 25

    What to Watch for at the CALI Conference & the AALL Annual Meeting

    What to Watch for at the CALI Conference & the AALL Annual Meeting
    One of the privileges of being a CS-SIS member is learning from and networking with our colleagues at conferences. Below are just some of the programs CS-SIS members are presenting at the CALI Conference and the AALL Annual Meeting.…
  • May 12

    Waking up….

    Waking up….
    The blog has been a bit quiet lately, but we planning new things here soon.  Look for posts about CS, AALL, CALI, tech tips and more.  Want to contribute?  Contact Debbie Ginsberg and we’ll get you on our schedule.
  • Mar 21

    2017 Winner of the CS-SIS Kenneth J. Hirsh Distinguished Service Award!

    2017 Winner of the CS-SIS Kenneth J. Hirsh Distinguished Service Award!
    I am happy to announce that Vicki Szymczak, Library Director & Associate Professor of Law at the University of Hawaii, is the 2017 recipient of the CS-SIS Kenneth J. Hirsh Distinguished Service Award. The Kenneth J. Hirsh…
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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
  • May 25

    Summer access to Quicklaw

    Summer access to Quicklaw
    All personal student Quicklaw accounts will be deactivated by LexisNexis from June 1 until August 31. During this period you may access both LexisAdvance Quicklaw and the older LexisNexis Quicklaw platform through the campus wide…
  • Apr 3

    Recent Acquisitions, March 27 – April 3, 2017

    Recent Acquisitions, March 27 – April 3, 2017
    47 new acquisitions in Osgoode Hall Law School Library, including 29 from 2017: E 76.7 K68 2009 Indigenous methodologies : characteristics, conversations and contexts University of Toronto Press, 2009 201 pages ; 24 cm The new method of…
  • Apr 3

    Recent Acquisitions, March 27 – April 3, 2017

    Recent Acquisitions, March 27 – April 3, 2017
    47 new acquisitions in Osgoode Hall Law School Library, including 29 from 2017: E 76.7 K68 2009 Indigenous methodologies : characteristics, conversations and contexts University of Toronto Press, 2009 201 pages ; 24 cm The new method of…
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The Reporter

The Reporter

Covers legal research. By the Texas Tech Law Library.

https://texastechlawlibrary.wordpress.com
Rank this Week: 2094

The Goodson Blogson

The Goodson Blogson

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

http://dukelawref.blogspot.com/
  • May 25

    Pro Forma

    Pro Forma
    "Get it in writing" is important advice for even relatively straightforward legal matters – disputing a credit card transaction, lending money to a friend, unloading an old car in a private sale. But most people would like guidance on…
  • May 10

    Multinational Sources Compared

    Multinational Sources Compared
    What are other nations doing to combat the financing of terrorist organizations? How do the United States' laws on family medical leave compare to the United Kingdom? What are the differences and similarities in corporation laws around the…
  • May 5

    The Congressional Budget Office

    The Congressional Budget Office
    Yesterday, a revised version of the American Health Care Act, intended to reverse a number of insurance measures enacted as part of the President Barack Obama-era Affordable Care Act, narrowly passed the U.S. House of Representatives on…
Rank this Week: 4007

University of Baltimore Law…

University of Baltimore Law Library Blog

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

http://ublawlibrary.wordpress.com
  • May 25

    Memorial Day Weekend Hour

    Memorial Day Weekend Hour
    Finishing up Write On? Getting started on Bar Prep?  The law library is open regular hours through the Bar Exam except for Memorial Day Weekend. For Memorial Day Weekend, our hours are: Friday, May 26        …
  • May 15

    Write On Prep Resource

    Write On Prep Resource
    Congratulations on surviving Finals! For those of you who wish to participate, the Write On Competition for the student journals will take place from Thursday, May 18th to Sunday, May 28th.  So how can you prepare? 1) If you…
  • May 1

    Law Day 2017: The 14th Amendement

    Law Day 2017: The 14th Amendement
    Law Day Law Day was proposed by ABA President Charles S. Rhyne in 1957 as a way of celebrating the American legal system.  The following year, President Dwight D. Eisenhower made the first Law Day Proclamation on May 1st, calling…
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UB Law Library Blog

UB Law Library Blog

Features news from the UB Law Library.

http://libweb.lib.buffalo.edu/blog/law
  • May 25

    Law Library closed on Memorial Day

    Law Library closed on Memorial Day
    Just a reminder that the Law Library will be closed on Monday, May 29, in observance of Memorial Day. So the Library will be closing on Friday, May 26, at 5:00 p.m. and re-open on Tuesday, May 30, at 9:00 a.m. The full schedule of Law Library…
  • May 18

    New publication: Adcreep by Mark Bartholomew

    New publication: Adcreep by Mark Bartholomew
    The Law Library has just received the latest book by University at Buffalo School of Law Professor Mark Bartholomew, Adcreep: the Case against Modern Marketing. Publisher Stanford University Press notes, “Adcreep journeys through the…
  • May 18

    Goodbye spring and hello summer!

    Goodbye spring and hello summer!
    The spring semester has ended, with summer approaching and bar study here.  The Law Library will be closed during commencement weekend, Saturday, May 20-Sunday, May 21.  Our schedule for the start of summer will then be: Summer…
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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/
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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/
  • May 24

    More Robot Magic Silline

    More Robot Magic Silline
    Couldn't help myself. I encountered a tweet about a "robot lawyer" and took the bait. I'm a moron. It was an unwise decision. And silliness promptly followed. To preview, Robot Lawyer LISA is just another document assembly tool. For what it…
  • May 11

    Midsize Firms Are Touting Efficiency, But They’re Not Hiring Efficiency Expert

    Midsize Firms Are Touting Efficiency, But They’re Not Hiring Efficiency Expert
    [Ed. Note: Please welcome guest blogger, Steve Nelson, Managing Principal, Law & Government Affairs, The McCormick Group. - GL] One of the big topics discussed recently in the legal press is how the very large firms continue to separate…
  • Apr 28

    WestLaw Story - The Musical

    WestLaw Story - The Musical
    The talent at Columbia Law School apparently doesn't limit itself to legal scholarship. The Law Revue put together a musical rendition of which online legal resource is the best "to cite... to cite." Whether it is the bribery of using Lexis,…
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Delaware Campus Library Blogs

Delaware Campus Library Blogs

From Widener Law.

http://blogs.lawlib.widener.edu/delaware
  • May 24

    Law library closed Memorial Day weekend

    Law library closed Memorial Day weekend
    The law library will be closed Memorial Day weekend, May 27 through May 29. We’ll reopen on Tuesday, May 30. For more information on library hours see our website.
  • May 23

    Congratulations to our Delaware Law graduate

    Congratulations to our Delaware Law graduate
    Congratulations to all our recent Delaware Law graduates. We hope that you have found our library to be a welcoming place to study, to do research and to learn about the law. Our staff has been proud to be of service to you while you have…
  • Mar 14

    Library closed Tuesday 3/14

    Library closed Tuesday 3/14
    The library will be closed today, Tuesday 3/14 due to snow.
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BLS Library Blog

BLS Library Blog

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

http://www.blslibrary.com/
  • May 23

    What’s Going on Here? Renovations Have Begun!

    What’s Going on Here? Renovations Have Begun!
    Library renovations have begun.  To the left is a photo of the old Law Review Room.  Once the renovations are finished in mid-August this room will contain offices for four reference librarians, and tables, chairs and soft seating…
  • May 10

    She is.. She is.. NO, NO, NO, NOTORIOUS (R.B.G.)

    She is.. She is.. NO, NO, NO, NOTORIOUS (R.B.G.)
    Thirty years ago, before a sparse audience scattered throughout a cavernous auditorium at Cornell University, a petite woman argued passionately about the meaning of the U.S. Constitution. As her fellow symposium panelists — Cornell…
  • May 3

    Summer Hours & Summer Renovation

    Summer Hours & Summer Renovation
    The Library’s summer hours May 13th – August 20th are as follows: Saturday & Sunday, May 13 & 14  (Writing Competition Weekend):  9am – 12am   May 15 – May 31: Monday – Saturday: …
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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/
  • May 23

    This Just in: The Complete Legal Writer

    This Just in: The Complete Legal Writer
    Summer is a great time for pleasure reading.  However, you may want to review your legal skills as well.  The Complete Legal Writer is an easy to read manual on all aspects of legal writing.  What is really nice is that you can…
  • May 22

    Summer Hour

    Summer Hour
    Monday, May 29th Closed Tuesday, July 4th Closed   Summer Semester, May 22nd-July 6th Monday-Thursday 7am-10pm Friday 7am-6pm Saturday 9am-5pm Sunday 10am-8pm   Reading and Exam Week, July 7th-14th Friday, July 7th 7am-10pm…
  • May 19

    Professor Forte’s Essay Published by the Library of Law & Liberty

    Professor Forte’s Essay Published by the Library of Law & Liberty
    The Library of Law & Liberty recently published an essay by Professor David Forte, which was based on a course on the Presidency that Professor Forte taught at Princeton University in 2016. Professor Forte has been a visitor at Princeton…
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Due Process

Due Process

By the Georgetown Law Library.

https://blogs.commons.georgetown.edu/dueprocess/
  • May 23

    Wolff hours pre-integration

    Wolff hours pre-integration
    Please note that the hours of the Wolff Library location will be different prior to the physical move of the collection and staff into the Williams library. Please check the calendar if you have questions about when services are offered at…
  • May 19

    Congratulations Georgetown University Law Center Class of 2017!!!

    Congratulations Georgetown University Law Center Class of 2017!!!
       Have a GREAT graduation weekend!
  • May 15

    In re Gault research portal

    In re Gault research portal
    50 years ago today, on May 15, 1967, Supreme Court Associate Justice Abe Fortas delivered the landmark United States Supreme Court opinion in Application of Paul and Marjorie Gault, 387 U.S. 1 (1967), which held that juveniles accused of…
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VALLTalk

VALLTalk

From the Virginia Association of Law Libraries.

http://valltalk.blogspot.com/
  • May 23

    Digital Collection of Jefferson's Books at UVA Law Library

    Digital Collection of Jefferson's Books at UVA Law Library
     Digital versions of Thomas Jefferson’s collection of law books will soon be available online for free nearly 200 years after he founded the University of Virginia. Click here for story:Digital Collection
  • Apr 12

    Virginia Library Association Council Meeting - April 7, 2017

    Virginia Library Association Council Meeting - April 7, 2017
    Submitted by Terry LongOne of the items Suzanne Corriell reported on from the last VLA Council meeting was the following: [At the Council meeting they make] you PAY if you use an acronym and don't define it.  There was about $10 in the…
  • Mar 27

    VALL Spring Meeting, May 19, 2017

    VALL Spring Meeting, May 19, 2017
    Submitted by Lara DresserThe VALL Spring Meeting is May 19th at William & Mary Law School.  Join us for a social event, An Art Museum Mystery, following the meeting (see details below). Attached are a few suggestions for lodging and…
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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: 1286

TSLL TechScans

TSLL TechScans

Covers the latest trends and technology tools for Technical Services Law Librarians.

http://tslltechscans.blogspot.com/
  • May 22

    Getting to Know TS Librarians: Stephan Licitra

    Getting to Know TS Librarians: Stephan Licitra
    1. Introduce yourself (name & position). Hi, my name is Stephan Licitra. I am the Technical Services Librarian for the State Law Library of Montana. I received my MLIS in 2015 and so this is my first professional position in…
  • May 17

    Preservation of Electronic Government Information Project (PEGI)

    Preservation of Electronic Government Information Project (PEGI)
    A recent article in Against the grain highlights PEGI - the Preservation of Electronic Government Information Project.  This project is a two year initiative designed to address the growing awareness of the "serious ongoing loss of…
  • May 17

    Library of Congress Releases Digital Catalog Record

    Library of Congress Releases Digital Catalog Record
    The Library of Congress announced is making 25 million records from its online catalog available for free bulk download. This is the largest such release in the Library's history. The records can be found at…
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