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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/
  • Sep 26

    The Fight Against Fraud – Success or Failure? – Zenith PI Blog

    The Fight Against Fraud – Success or Failure? – Zenith PI Blog
    ‘Earlier this month the Scottish government set out its plans to introduce legislation emulating the funding arrangements which have now been in place south of the border for some time. The Expenses and Funding of Civil Litigation Bill,…
  • Sep 26

    Criminal bar chief targets ‘corruption’ of defence work – Law Society’s Gazette

    Criminal bar chief targets ‘corruption’ of defence work – Law Society’s Gazette
    ‘The leader of the criminal bar has urged the government to get on with advocacy reforms to fix a sector troubled by corruption and poor business models.’ Full story Law Society’s Gazette, 23rd September 2016 Source:…
  • Sep 26

    BREXIT: What now for the Bar? – Counsel

    BREXIT: What now for the Bar? – Counsel
    ‘Evanna Fruithof outlines Brexit’s implications for barristers across practice area.’ Full story Counsel, October 2016 Source: www.counselmagazine.co.uk
Rank this Week: 5

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
  • Sep 26

    Colloquia/Workshop

    Colloquia/Workshop
    Columbia Law School J.J. Prescott, Professor of Law, University of Michigan Law School, presents today for the Center for Law and Economic Studies Workshops. Tulane University Law School Professor Mary Ziegler, Stearns...
  • Sep 21

    Am. Soc’y for Bioethics & Humanities – Washington, DC

    Am. Soc’y for Bioethics & Humanities – Washington, DC
    The American Society for Bioethics & Humanities holds its annual meeting Oct. 6-9, 2016, in Washington, DC.
  • Sep 21

    Secrecy, Security & Science – Baltimore, MD

    Secrecy, Security & Science – Baltimore, MD
    Johns Hopkins Berman Institute of Bioethics hosts the Robert H. Levi Leadership Symposium, Secrecy, Security and Science: Reflections on the 20-Year Legacy of the Advisory Committee on Human Radiation Experiments,...
Rank this Week: 13

beSpacific

beSpacific

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

http://www.bespacific.com/
  • Sep 25

    District Court Judge releases list of more than 200 cases veiled in secrecy of Patriot Act

    District Court Judge releases list of more than 200 cases veiled in secrecy of Patriot Act
    Washington Post – This judge just released 200 secret government surveillance requests “U.S. District Chief Judge Beryl A. Howell, a former Senate aide who helped draft the Patriot Act, has defied easy labeling throughout a…
  • Sep 25

    New on LLRX – Visiting Interlaken and Madrid

    New on LLRX – Visiting Interlaken and Madrid
    Via LLRX.com – Visiting Interlaken and Madrid – Research Assistant and world traveler Ryan Davis shares another travelogue installment – this time to Interlaken and Madrid. Ryan includes effective strategies for…
  • Sep 25

    Twitter and UN Global Pulse Announce Data Partnership

    Twitter and UN Global Pulse Announce Data Partnership
    News release, September 23, 2016: “Twitter and UN Global Pulse today announced a partnership that will provide the United Nations with access to Twitter’s data tools to support efforts to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals,…
Rank this Week: 45

BLS Library Blog

BLS Library Blog

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

http://www.blslibrary.com/
  • Sep 23

    Episode 098 – Conversation BLS Alumni Greg Zamfotis and John Rudikoff

    Episode 098 – Conversation BLS Alumni Greg Zamfotis and John Rudikoff
    Episode 098 – Conversation with BLS Alumni Greg Zamfotis and John Rudikoff.mp3 This conversation with Brooklyn Law School alumni Gregory Zamfotis, Class of 2007, and John Rudikoff, Class of 2006 and CEO and managing director of the…
  • Sep 22

    BLS Library Databases Research Fair: September 29, 2016

    BLS Library Databases Research Fair: September 29, 2016
    The Fifth Annual Library Databases Research Fair will be held on Thursday, September 29th, 2016.  The Fair will be held in the Student Lounge from 3:00pm to 6:00pm. Representatives from the following legal research companies will be here…
  • Sep 9

    Constitution Day Friday September 16th

    Constitution Day Friday September 16th
    To encourage all Americans to learn more about the Constitution Congress established Constitution Week in 1956 . It was to begin each year on September 17th, the date in 1787 when delegates to the Convention signed the Constitution.  In…
Rank this Week: 41

Library Stuff

Library Stuff

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

http://www.librarystuff.net
  • Sep 26

    Transgender woman sues library, insurance provider over surgery cost

    Transgender woman sues library, insurance provider over surgery cost
    “A transgender woman who works for Hamilton County’s public library system is suing her employer and its insurer over a refusal to cover sex reassignment surgery.” Rachel Dovel said in April…
  • Sep 26

    Miami Libraries Cut Approval Plan

    Miami Libraries Cut Approval Plan
    “Inflated prices and a stagnant budget have led to a significant cut in funding that is diminishing the book-buying power of Miami University libraries.While the budget for Miami’s libraries has remained flat since 2010, at around…
  • Sep 26

    Debate about use of librarian’s donation to UNH continue

    Debate about use of librarian’s donation to UNH continue
    “Students at the University of New Hampshire are still talking about the $4 million gift a frugal librarian left to the school when he died last year.Hannah Lacey and Keegan Fecher were studying at Dimond Library where cataloguer Robert…
Rank this Week: 188

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
  • Sep 23

    How Do You Say “Book” in…?

    How Do You Say “Book” in…?
    It’s almost time for the National Book Festival (#NatBookFest)! I have looked through the line-up, which you can browse by author or schedule, and am excited to try to see the authors of “Rosie Revere, Engineer,”…
  • Sep 22

    On the Shelf: Hispanic Heritage Month and Recent Latin American Law Material Acquisition

    On the Shelf: Hispanic Heritage Month and Recent Latin American Law Material Acquisition
    Earlier this year we reflected on Hispanic Heritage Month with a post by my colleague Francisco Macias. He and I have explored the origins of the month in previous years’ posts. You can read this year’s Presidential Proclamation…
  • Sep 21

    Behind the Scenes at the Swearing-in of the 14th Librarian of Congre

    Behind the Scenes at the Swearing-in of the 14th Librarian of Congre
    This is a guest post by Roberta I. Shaffer, Law Librarian of Congress, whose posts include 2016 New Year’s Greetings from the Law Librarian of Congress and An Interview with Roberta Shaffer, Law Librarian of Congress. For so many…
Rank this Week: 204

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
  • Sep 23

    Link Round-Up: September 23

    Link Round-Up: September 23
    Are you writing a journal note or seminar paper?  Let us help you through the process!  Read our LibGuide, Finding Topics for Your Papers and Journal Articles for help with topic selection, preemption checks, writing resources, and…
  • Sep 17

    Constitution Day

    Constitution Day
    Constitution Day commemorates the signing of the U.S. Constitution, which took place on September 17, 1787.  The day also recognizes all citizens, whether they were born United States citizens or have successfully completed the…
  • Sep 16

    Link Round-Up: September 16

    Link Round-Up: September 16
    As the UB School of Law UPDATES blog posted earlier this week, on Monday, Professor Charles Tiefer testified before the House Committee on Science, Space and Technology arguing against allowing Congress to subpoena state attorneys general.…
Rank this Week: 172

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
  • Sep 21

    OPINION: Folsom v. Livingston

    OPINION: Folsom v. Livingston
    CIVIL – DAMAGES DA 15-0499, 2016 MT 238, DAVID W. FOLSOM and ALANA L. FOLSOM, Plaintiffs, Appellants, and Cross-Appellees, v. CITY OF LIVINGSTON, a political subdivision of the State of Montana, Defendant, Appellee, and Cross-Appellant,…
  • Sep 21

    OPINION: State v. Hooper

    OPINION: State v. Hooper
    CRIMINAL – BURGLARY DA 15-0261, 2016 MT 237, STATE OF MONTANA, Plaintiff and Appellee, v. BRITNEY PORSCHE HOOPER, Defendant and Appellant.
  • Sep 21

    UNPUBLISHED OPINION: Aker v. State

    UNPUBLISHED OPINION: Aker v. State
    CIVIL – POSTCONVICTION DA 15-0271, 2016 MT 236N, JIMMIE LEE AKER, Petitioner and Appellant, v. STATE OF MONTANA, Respondent and Appellee.
Rank this Week: 185

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/
  • Sep 12

    Typography and Law

    Typography and Law
    Slaw has an interesting post titled "Typography and Legal Information" that talks about how law looks - i.e. how font style and size affects readability. Apparently the typography and style used for the Canadian statutes online was changed…
  • Sep 11

    9/11 Commemoration Digital Collection

    9/11 Commemoration Digital Collection
    To commemorate the 15th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks, the U.S. Center for Homeland Defense and Security has assembled a digital collection to honor those who lost their lives, remember important lessons learned, recognize progress in…
  • Sep 10

    HeinOnline adds UNC Press publication

    HeinOnline adds UNC Press publication
    HeinOnline has announced that they recently added over 120 titles from the University of North Carolina Press to their online collection - at no additional cost. The announcement says "The UNC Press has a national and international reputation…
Rank this Week: 159

Hunter's Query

Hunter's Query

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

http://huntersquery.byulaw.info/wordpress/
  • Aug 17

    Welcome, Class of 2019!

    Welcome, Class of 2019!
    The Law Library is happy to welcome the class of 2019 to the law school!  We’re excited that you’re here with us and want you to know that we’re here to help you throughout your legal education.  In addition to…
  • Aug 12

    Interlibrary Loan

    Interlibrary Loan
    Interlibrary Loan (ILL) is a free service for BYU Law faculty, staff, and students to assist with their research needs. ILL will locate and deliver to you: books, journal articles, and many other library…
  • May 12

    Two Self-Paced Language Learning and Supplementary Language Support Program

    Two Self-Paced Language Learning and Supplementary Language Support Program
    Pronunciator Pronunciator teaches 80 world languages, including TESOL, from 50 language interfaces. This program is a great tool for self-assisted language learning, to provide supplemental practice and support for language classes taken on…
Rank this Week: 195

Utah State Law Library Blog

Utah State Law Library Blog

Provides information about Utah legal research, self-help resources, new books and briefs.

http://www.utcourts.gov/lawlibrary/blog/
  • Mar 14

    So Long, Blog

    So Long, Blog
    Dear loyal blog readers: We are retiring the Utah State Law Library blog after more than four years and 800+ posts. The blog has been a great way for library staff to share library news, new forms, court resources and...
  • Mar 7

    SLC Infobase

    SLC Infobase
    The Salt Lake City's website provides a wealth of resources for SLC residents, including information about the city justice court, city services like garbage pickup or snow removal, and city council news. If you're interested in some historic…
  • Mar 4

    National Consumer Protection Week

    National Consumer Protection Week
    March 3-9, 2013 is National Consumer Protection Week (NCPW). Organizations from around the nation developed National Consumer Protection week to make people aware of their consumer rights and help them make better financial decisions. The…
Rank this Week: 81

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: 184

The Daniel R. Coquillette Rare…

The Daniel R. Coquillette Rare Book Room Blog

Covers rare legal books. From the Boston College Law Library.

http://rarebookroom.blogspot.com/
  • Sep 26

    Rare Book Room Traveling Show

    Rare Book Room Traveling Show
    I was happy to have the opportunity to visit Professor Mary Bilder's American Legal History class this past Friday. Professor Bilder introduced her students to the various categories of legal literature (case reports, statutory compilations,…
  • Sep 6

    New exhibit on the history of legal forms and formbook

    New exhibit on the history of legal forms and formbook
    I am happy to announce the opening of a new exhibit in the Daniel R. Coquillette Rare Book Room for the fall semester. The exhibit is called "Don't Reinvent the Wheel: The History of Forms in Anglo-American Literature". Whether in print…
  • Jul 15

    A look at the "crime of poverty" through a new acquisition

    A look at the "crime of poverty" through a new acquisition
    Our previous post shed light on the legal dilemma of debtors in the early United States. The book on hand today tracks the development of bankruptcy law in Massachusetts up to the eve of the Civil War.This is the third edition of Joseph…
Rank this Week: 4268

Elon Law Library

Elon Law Library

Features library news and updates. From Elon University School of Law Library.

http://elonlawlibrary.blogspot.com/
  • Sep 26

    Breakfast Bytes | Law Commons, Tuesday Sept. 27th, 10am - 11:30am

    Breakfast Bytes | Law Commons, Tuesday Sept. 27th, 10am - 11:30am
    Join the Law Library in the Law Commons tomorrow at 10am for a quick Breakfast Bytes tech demo to help you hone your lawyerly skills!Takk (own work), [CC-BY-SA 3.0 (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/3.0/)], via Wikimedia CommonsWe'll…
  • Sep 18

    Breakfast Bytes | Law Commons, Tuesday Sept. 20th, 10am - 11:30am

    Breakfast Bytes | Law Commons, Tuesday Sept. 20th, 10am - 11:30am
    Takk (own work), [CC-BY-SA 3.0 (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/3.0/)], via Wikimedia CommonsJoin the Law Library in the Law Commons tomorrow at 10am for a quick Breakfast Bytes tech demo to help you hone your lawyerly skills!We'll…
  • Sep 12

    Breakfast Bytes | Law Commons, Tuesday Sept. 13th, 10am - 11:30am

    Breakfast Bytes | Law Commons, Tuesday Sept. 13th, 10am - 11:30am
    Takk (own work), [CC-BY-SA 3.0 (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/3.0/)], via Wikimedia CommonsJoin the Law Library in the Law Commons tomorrow at 10am for a quick Breakfast Bytes tech demo to help you hone your lawyerly skills!We'll…
Rank this Week: 4282

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/
  • Sep 26

    “The Other Guys” HeinOnline CONTEST

    “The Other Guys” HeinOnline CONTEST
    Thanks to all who participated in our HeinOnline Demos and read our blog posts about HeinOnline!  Now is the time for our HeinOnline contest the winner will receive a $50 Amazon gift card. Here are the rules: Answer the questions below;…
  • Sep 26

    9/28 “Finding Ohio Cases & Statutes” Seminar

    9/28 “Finding Ohio Cases & Statutes” Seminar
    The Finding Ohio Cases & Statutes in Bloomberg Law, Lexis Advance & Westlaw Law Library Research Certificate Seminar is Wednesday, September 28th, 4:30pm-5pm, in Law Library Room A059. Here are key points about the Law Library…
  • Sep 23

    Employee Health Care Deductibles Continue to Rise

    Employee Health Care Deductibles Continue to Rise
    The Kaiser Family Foundation (KFF) and Health Research & Educational Trust recently released their 2016 Employer Health Benefits Survey.  The Survey revealed “83% of covered workers have a general annual deductible for single…
Rank this Week: 431

Library Boy

Library Boy

Features legal research news. By Michel-Adrien Sheppard.

http://micheladrien.blogspot.com/
  • Sep 26

    Canadian Association of Law Libraries Webinar on Reducing Stress Through Play

    Canadian Association of Law Libraries Webinar on Reducing Stress Through Play
    The Canadian Association of Law Libraries (CALL) is organizing a webinar called Play to Reduce Stress and Increase Cognition on October 13, 2016 from 1 to 2:30PM Eastern: "Law schools and law firms are stressful environments which can lead…
  • Sep 26

    Supreme Court of Canada Hearings Calendar for October 2016

    Supreme Court of Canada Hearings Calendar for October 2016
    The Supreme Court of Canada has published its calendar of appeal hearings for October 2016. To find out more about any particular case, the Court's website has a section that allows users to find docket information, case summaries as well…
  • Sep 25

    Directory of Quebec Law Blog

    Directory of Quebec Law Blog
    Édith Guilhermont, a legal scholar at the University of Sherbrooke in the province of Quebec, has created a directory of Quebec law-related blogs.It lists blogs that deal with law applicable to Quebec an whose main audience is the…
Rank this Week: 778

TSLL TechScans

TSLL TechScans

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

http://tslltechscans.blogspot.com/
  • Sep 26

    Getting to Know TS Law Librarians: Travis Spence

    Getting to Know TS Law Librarians: Travis Spence
    1. Introduce yourself (name & position). Travis Spence. Head of Technical Services at the Cracchiolo Library of the University of Arizona James E. Rogers College of Law2. Does your job title actually describe what you do? Why/why not?I…
  • Sep 22

    NISO Launches New Project to Create a Flexible API Framework for E-Content in Librarie

    NISO Launches New Project to Create a Flexible API Framework for E-Content in Librarie
    On August 25, 2016, the National Information Standards Organization (NISO) announced a new project relating to APIs and data about electronic content in libraries.Full text of the NISO announcement:Voting Members of the National Information…
  • Sep 14

    OCLC Research announces Faceted Controlled Vocabularies List

    OCLC Research announces Faceted Controlled Vocabularies List
    OCLC Research has announced a new electronic discussion list focused on faceted controlled vocabularies. As technical services librarians, we are most familiar with FAST and LCGFT.Full text of OCLC Research announcement: We are…
Rank this Week: 4339

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/
  • Sep 26

    NILL added new content to the Indian Law Bulletins on 9/26

    NILL added new content to the Indian Law Bulletins on 9/26
    U.S. Supreme Court Bulletin http://www.narf.org/nill/bulletins/sct/2016-2017update.html The Tribal Supreme Court Update Memoranda of September 21, 2016, the project's website.  News…
  • Sep 16

    NILL added new content to the Indian Law Bulletins on 9/16

    NILL added new content to the Indian Law Bulletins on 9/16
    U.S. Federal Trial Courts Bulletin http://www.narf.org/nill/bulletins/dct/2016dct.htmlPoarch Band of Creek Indians v. Moore (Trust Lands - Real Property Taxation)Dakota Access, LLC v. Archambault (Temporary Restraining Order; Oil Pipeline…
  • Sep 9

    NILL added new content to the Indian Law Bulletins on 9/9

    NILL added new content to the Indian Law Bulletins on 9/9
    U.S. Courts of Appeals Bulletinhttp://www.narf.org/nill/bulletins/cta/2016cta.html Meyers v. Oneida Tribe of Indians of Wisconsin (Tribal Sovereign Immunity; Fair and Accurate Transaction Act)U.S. Federal Trial Courts Bulletin…
Rank this Week: 1153

UB Law Library Blog

UB Law Library Blog

Features news from the UB Law Library.

http://libweb.lib.buffalo.edu/blog/law
  • Sep 26

    Upcoming event: Buddhist Law and State Law in Comparative Perspective International Conference

    Upcoming event: Buddhist Law and State Law in Comparative Perspective International Conference
    When: September 30 – October 1, 2016 Where: 509 O’Brian Hall, UB North Campus Contact: editor@buddhismandlaw.org Join us for a two-day conference that builds on the edited collection, Buddhism and Law: An Introduction (Cambridge,…
  • Sep 23

    New publication: Criminal Law by Guyora Binder (Oxford Introductions to U.S. Law)

    New publication: Criminal Law by Guyora Binder (Oxford Introductions to U.S. Law)
    The Law Library has just received a new publication by SUNY Distinguished Professor Guyora Binder, Oxford Introductions to U.S. Law: Criminal Law. Publisher Oxford University Press notes that, “The Oxford Introductions to U.S. Law:…
  • Sep 22

    Join the UB Libraries Banned Books Read-Out

    Join the UB Libraries Banned Books Read-Out
    Wednesday, September 28, 2016 at 3 pm Lockwood Library, 2nd Floor Lobby Light refreshments will be served. Celebrate the freedom to read and help us draw attention to the issues surrounding censorship. Sign up to read a short selection from…
Rank this Week: 4224

Slaw

Slaw

A Canadian cooperative weblog on all things legal.

http://www.slaw.ca
  • Sep 26

    Six Strategies for Dealing With Fear, Worry, and Self-Doubt

    Six Strategies for Dealing With Fear, Worry, and Self-Doubt
    As we journey through our professional careers, one valuable tool to acquire is a personal formula for overcoming the inner obstacles that often hold us back from taking on vital challenges, rich with learning and opportunity. Fear and…
  • Sep 26

    Monday’s Mix

    Monday’s Mix
    Each Monday we present brief excerpts of recent posts from five of Canada’s award­-winning legal blogs chosen at random* from seventy recent Clawbie winners. In this way we hope to promote their work, with their permission, to as…
  • Sep 25

    Insights Into Billables From Cloud Computing

    Insights Into Billables From Cloud Computing
    The Clio Cloud Conference is sort of like the Burning Man Festival of the legal industry. You have to attend it at least once in your lifetime, and once you do, there are no words to truly describe the experience. There’s the…
Rank this Week: 2236

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
  • Sep 26

    Recent Acquisitions, September 19 – September 26, 2016

    Recent Acquisitions, September 19 – September 26, 2016
    40 new acquisitions in Osgoode Hall Law School Library, including 30 from 2016: K 236 A33 2017 Popular culture and legal pluralism : narrative as law Routledge, 2017 218 pages ; 24 cm. K 434 P5 A33 2015 Plato : … Continue reading…
  • Sep 22

    Lexis Advance Quicklaw training

    Lexis Advance Quicklaw training
    Not sure how to use the new Lexis Advance Quicklaw effectively? The Library is offering Lexis Advance Quicklaw training next Monday, Sept. 26 from 12:30 PM. to 2:00 PM. in Room 2011. Here are some of the new features and functionality…
  • Sep 19

    Recent Acquisitions, September 12 – September 19, 2016

    Recent Acquisitions, September 12 – September 19, 2016
    1 new acquisition in Osgoode Hall Law School Library: Value added tax : a comparative approach Schenk, Alan, K 4573 S337 2015 Value added tax : a comparative approach Cambridge University Press, 2015 1 online resource (576 pages) : digital,…
Rank this Week: 2946

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: 3568

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/
  • Sep 24

    Banned Books Week

    Banned Books Week
    Banned Books Week began in 1982, as a way to bring banned books to the attention of the public. It has continued every year since as an annual celebration of the freedom to read.Some of the most eloquent writing on the importance of…
  • Sep 16

    A More Perfect Union: Celebrating the Constitution in an Election Year

    A More Perfect Union: Celebrating the Constitution in an Election Year
    by Heather Kushnerick, Special Collections Librarian & College Archivist     On September 17, 1787, the delegates of the Constitutional Convention approved and signed the document they had worked on all summer in…
  • Aug 27

    The Fred Parks Library will be closed for Labor Day on Monday, September 5th.

    The Fred Parks Library will be closed for Labor Day on Monday, September 5th.
    We hope you have a wonderful weekend.
Rank this Week: 4287

Depraved Librarian

Depraved Librarian

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

http://depravedlibrarian.wordpress.com
  • Sep 24

    Links for 2016-09-23 [del.icio.us]

    Links for 2016-09-23 [del.icio.us]
    Sponsored: 64% off Code Black Drone with HD Camera Our #1 Best-Selling Drone--Meet the Dark Night of the Sky!
  • Sep 22

    Links for 2016-09-21 [del.icio.us]

    Links for 2016-09-21 [del.icio.us]
    Sponsored: 64% off Code Black Drone with HD Camera Our #1 Best-Selling Drone--Meet the Dark Night of the Sky!
  • Sep 17

    Links for 2016-09-16 [del.icio.us]

    Links for 2016-09-16 [del.icio.us]
    Sponsored: 64% off Code Black Drone with HD Camera Our #1 Best-Selling Drone--Meet the Dark Night of the Sky!
Rank this Week: 2033

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: 809

CWSL Library News

CWSL Library News

From the California Western School of Law.

http://blogs.cwsl.edu/blog/library/
  • Sep 23

    The library is having an Open House on…

    The library is having an Open House on Wednesday, September 28th from 11am-4am. Come in for some snacks, play some games, and you might even win a prize!
  • Sep 19

    Don’t forget about the canned food…

    Don’t forget about the canned food bin in the entry of the library. It’s been provided by Mama’s Kitchen, a local non-profit that delivers over 340,000 meals throughout the year. These bins will be picked up Thursday, 9/22…
  • Aug 8

    California Western Scholarly Commons is…

    California Western Scholarly Commons is our online institutional repository that brings together all of the law school’s research under one umbrella, with an aim to preserve and provide access to that research. You can find all these…
Rank this Week: 1445

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/
  • Sep 22

    Marshall F. Hurley (1908-1960)

    Marshall F. Hurley (1908-1960)
    Marshall Hurley was born on Feburary 13, 1908 in St. Paul, Minnesota. His father, Joseph “J.J.” Hurley was apparently one of the prominent undertakers of the St. Paul community of the time, and was elected to the Minnesota…
  • Sep 13

    Growing and Nurturing your Law Firm

    Growing and Nurturing your Law Firm
    As the Law Librarian returns from vacation, it is amazing to behold the recent legal news in our community.  Last weekend we learned of the passing of local legal icon and former Ramsey District Judge Larry…
  • Sep 1

    The Execution of Justice vs. The Justice of Execution

    The Execution of Justice vs. The Justice of Execution
    Now that Brendan Dassey’s murder conviction has been overturned, it is timely that another overturned murder conviction comes into the news. This one, however, will not and indeed cannot end as Dassey’s apparently has. The 1944…
Rank this Week: 1797

Jenkins Law Library Blog

Jenkins Law Library Blog

Covers technology and legal research.

https://www.jenkinslaw.org/blog
  • Sep 22

    The Pennsylvania Constitution turns 240!

    The Pennsylvania Constitution turns 240!
    September 28 marks the 240th anniversary of the original Pennsylvania Constitution. According to the Pennsylvania Manual, in June of 1776, extralegal committees fed up with the Provincial Assembly that ruled Pennsylvania at that time called a…
  • Sep 15

    Jenkins on Your Desktop: Wrongful Use of Civil Proceedings and Related Torts in Pennsylvania

    Jenkins on Your Desktop: Wrongful Use of Civil Proceedings and Related Torts in Pennsylvania
    Wrongful Use of Civil Proceedings and Related Torts in Pennsylvania  is a newly published treatise on the Dragonetti Act from Law Journal Press (LJP).  Jenkins owns a a print copy which circulates to members. This title is also…
  • Sep 13

    New to HeinOnline: University of North Carolina Press Law-Related Title

    New to HeinOnline: University of North Carolina Press Law-Related Title
    HeinOnline has partnered with University of North Carolina Press and over 100 law-related UNC Press titles are now available on HeinOnline. These books can be found in the UNC Press Law Publications collection. Titles include: If That Ever…
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Moritz Legal Information Blog

Moritz Legal Information Blog

Legal information and research resouces. By the Michael E. Moritz Law Library at Ohio State University.

http://moritzlegalinformation.blogspot.com/
  • Sep 22

    New Moritz Law Library Research Guide on College History and Digital Archive

    New Moritz Law Library Research Guide on College History and Digital Archive
    <!--[if gte mso 9]> <![endif]-->Interested in researching the early history of the Moritz College of Law or locating information about former students, alumni, faculty and staff who contributed to the success of the College…
  • Sep 15

    Get Answers Quickly by Chatting With a Moritz Reference Librarian

    Get Answers Quickly by Chatting With a Moritz Reference Librarian
    <!--[if gte mso 9]> <![endif]-->Where can I find state legislative history documents? How do I cite to an administrative decision? Get answers to these sorts of questions quickly and easily by chatting with a Moritz…
  • Sep 8

    Get Ready for Practice with Discover Plu

    Get Ready for Practice with Discover Plu
    <!--[if gte mso 9]> <![endif]-->Would you like to see a simple checklist of jury objections or examples of specific contract clauses? The Moritz Law Library provides students and faculty access to the Practicing Law…
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Un blog pour l'information…

Un blog pour l'information juridique

By Emmanuel Barthe.

http://www.precisement.org/blog/
  • Sep 22

    CREDA concurrence : Alain Ronzano et Muriel Chagny reprennent le flambeau

    CREDA concurrence : Alain Ronzano et Muriel Chagny reprennent le flambeau
    Marie Lavie de Rande signale sur la liste de discussion Juriconnexion la fin de la lettre CREPA Concurrence ... et le lancement au 1er octobre de son successeur Actu-concurrence. L'éditeur de la lettre, la Chambre de commerce et…
  • Sep 12

    CEDH : State of Proceedings, un moteur pour connaître l'état de la procédure

    CEDH : State of Proceedings, un moteur pour conna&icirc;tre l'&eacute;tat de la proc&eacute;dure
    La Cour européenne des droits de l'homme (CEDH) vient de mettre en place [1] un moteur de recherche appelé "SOP" (State of Proceedings : état de la procédure) permettant à toute personne de savoir à…
  • Aug 29

    Nouvelle charte typographique du Journal officiel Lois et décret

    Nouvelle charte typographique du Journal officiel Lois et décret
    La DILA a mis en ligne cet été sur Legifrance la nouvelle charte typographique du Journal officiel Lois et décret (PDF, 26 pages). Cette version de juin 2016 tient compte du passage au JO purement en ligne (suppression de…
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Seattle University Law Library…

Seattle University Law Library INFO

Covers legal news, legal research and library news.

http://lawlibraryblog.seattleu.edu/
  • Sep 22

    Featured Database: Versus Law

    Featured Database: Versus Law
    Like Westlaw and Lexis, Versus Law provides an excellent source of information for researchers interested in looking for information on primary sources of law. Versus Law covers appellate cases, statutes and administrative regulations at both…
  • Sep 21

    Social Justice Monday: Mobilizing for Refugee Right

    Social Justice Monday: Mobilizing for Refugee Right
    Social Justice Monday: Mobilizing for Refugee Rights September 19, 2016 We are in the midst of the largest refugee crisis since the aftermath of World War II. Over 1 million people made the decision to cross the Mediterranean in 2015, fleeing…
  • Sep 20

    New and Notable – Shari’a in the Secular State: Evolving Meanings of Islamic Jurisprudence in Turkey

    New and Notable &ndash; Shari&rsquo;a in the Secular State: Evolving Meanings of Islamic Jurisprudence in Turkey
    Shari’a in the Secular State: Evolving Meanings of Islamic Jurisprudence in Turkey Russell Powell, Associate Provost for Global Engagement, Professor of Law Words in both law and religion can shape power relationships and are often…
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The Reporter

The Reporter

Covers legal research. By the Texas Tech Law Library.

https://texastechlawlibrary.wordpress.com
  • Sep 22

    Bloomberg BNA U.S. Law Week Featured Spotlight: On the Merits Blog

    Bloomberg BNA U.S. Law Week Featured Spotlight: On the Merits Blog
    Bloomberg BNA U.S. Law Week: On the Merits Blog This the final post in a four part series spotlighting Bloomberg …Continue reading →
  • Sep 20

    Legal Research: Knowing When to Stop

    Legal Research: Knowing When to Stop
    Beginning researchers often ask, “How do I know when I’m done?” This is a legitimate question because legal research can …Continue reading →
  • Sep 15

    Apps for What’s in the New

    Apps for What’s in the New
    It seems like today, the world is busier with more and more happening.  So how do you keep up with …Continue reading →
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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
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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
  • Sep 21

    New Yale Law Library exhibit: "Representing the Law in the Most Serene Republic"

    New Yale Law Library exhibit: "Representing the Law in the Most Serene Republic"
    Representing the Law in the Most Serene Republic:Images of Authority from Renaissance Venice The Venetian Republic, a prosperous and powerful state in Renaissance Europe, cultivated an image of stability and liberty. This image-making is on…
  • Aug 9

    New on the shelves: the first law book printed by a woman

    New on the shelves: the first law book printed by a woman
    This drawing is found in one of our recent acquisitions. What makes it special is that the book is the very first law book printed by a woman: Argumentum Institutionum imperialium, an edition of Justinian’s Institutes printed in Paris…
  • 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…
Rank this Week: 4364

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/
Rank this Week: 489

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/
  • Sep 21

    Slips of the Pen in the Constitution

    Slips of the Pen in the Constitution
    Have you ever wondered about the scribe who wrote out the famous parchment copy of the Constitution? It was a Jacob Shallus, assistant clerk of the Pennsylvania legislature, who had a weekend to make a good copy of what the Constitutional…
  • Sep 13

    Roald Dahl in the law

    Roald Dahl in the law
    Author Roald Dahl was born 100 years ago today. To learn more about the author and his work, check out the official Roald Dahl website.Charlie and the Chocolate Factory illustration from RoaldDahl.comIn 1965 an elementary school student…
  • Sep 8

    Star Trek Turns 50: #LLAP50

    Star Trek Turns 50: #LLAP50
    Since today marks the 50th anniversary of Star Trek, I took a few minutes to check out Star Trek scholarship on HeinOnline. You might be surprised that there's a fair amount. See, e.g.:Star Trek 50 logo from StarTrek.comJohn G.…
Rank this Week: 4250

ThomChat

ThomChat

Thomas Jefferson School of Law Library Blog

http://tjsllibrary.wordpress.com
  • Sep 21

    Banned Books Week: Stand Up for Your Right to Read!

    Banned Books Week: Stand Up for Your Right to Read!
      On Monday, September 26, 2016 at 6:30 p.m., Professor Bryan H. Wildenthal will deliver a talk about The History of Intellectual Freedom in the United States at San Diego’s Public Central Library (just a block south of TJSL), as…
  • Aug 31

    Digitization of Harvard Case Law Library Will Show Court Patterns and Trend

    Digitization of Harvard Case Law Library Will Show Court Patterns and Trend
    Digitization of Harvard Case Law Library Will Show Court Patterns and Trends by Senior Writer for the ABA Journal, Stephanie Francis Ward The Harvard Law School library has approximately 40 million pages of case law, which is currently being…
  • Aug 22

    Feel Confident that Your Legal Research is Complete

    Feel Confident that Your Legal Research is Complete
    Feel Confident that Your Legal Research is Complete by Family Law and Estate Planning attorney, Jeremy Byellin One of the worst experiences as an attorney is realizing that a vital authority is missing from your legal argument.  Your…
Rank this Week: 4228

Due Process

Due Process

By the Georgetown Law Library.

https://blogs.commons.georgetown.edu/dueprocess/
  • Sep 21

    Need a Congressional Document or Legislative History?

    Need a Congressional Document or Legislative History?
    While most students thinks they can find any legal document on Lexis or Westlaw, we have a specialized database for Congressional material, called ProQuest Congressional. Whether you are looking for a House Report from the 1930s or a…
  • Sep 13

    Constitution Day is Coming – Websites of Interest

    Constitution Day is Coming – Websites of Interest
    The library has a Research Guide to commemorate Constitution Day, which is celebrated on September 17th. The guide links to various very informative websites about the Constitution. For example, you can download the Interactive Constitution…
  • Sep 8

    Library Training for Faculty Research Assistant

    Library Training for Faculty Research Assistant
    Library Training for Faculty Research Assistants The library will be holding two orientation training sessions for new faculty research assistants this spring.  In this training, RAs will learn about library services and policies and…
Rank this Week: 1524

Class Action Countermeasures

Class Action Countermeasures

Covers class action defense. By McGuireWoods LLP.

http://www.classactioncountermeasures.com
  • Sep 20

    Litigation Matters: The Curious Case of Tyson Foods v. Bouaphakeo

    Litigation Matters: The Curious Case of Tyson Foods v. Bouaphakeo
    Just a brief update today.  Last week, the latest edition of the Cato Supreme Court Review was published, and it included an article by yours truly entitled Litigation Matters: The Curious Case of Tyson Foods v. Bouaphakeo.…
  • Sep 20

    Litigation Strategy & Tyson Food

    Litigation Strategy &amp; Tyson Food
    A small bit of self-promotion this week.  The Cato Supreme Court Review has come out, and it contains an article I wrote titled Litigation Matters: The Curious Case of Tyson Foods v. Bouaphakeo.  The article combines two…
  • Sep 19

    Week in Review: How Excluding the Plaintiff’s Expert Can Position You Perfectly to Defend a Rule 23(f) Appeal and More

    Week in Review: How Excluding the Plaintiff’s Expert Can Position You Perfectly to Defend a Rule 23(f) Appeal and More
    This week we take a look at how a trial court’s evidentiary rulings can foreclose pathways to appealing a ruling on certification down the line, as well as a Hail Mary appeal by a group of Super Bowl ticketholders that … Continue…
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Law Library Blog

Law Library Blog

From the University of British Columbia Law Library.

http://law.library.ubc.ca/category/blog/
  • Sep 20

    New Books at the Law Library – September 20, 2016

    New Books at the Law Library – September 20, 2016
    LAW LIBRARY level 3: HV5732 .W46 2015 World Health Organization, WHO Report on the Global Tobacco Epidemic, 2015: Raising Taxes on Tobacco (Geneva: World Health Organization, 2015). Online access:…
  • Sep 12

    New Books at the Law Library – September 12, 2016

    New Books at the Law Library – September 12, 2016
    LAW LIBRARY level 3: JC599.G7 L47 2016 Anthony Lester, Five Ideas to Fight For: How Our Freedom is Under Threat and Why it Matters (London: Oneworld Publications, 2016). LAW LIBRARY level 3: K100 .L447 2015 Christopher Gane & Robin Hui…
  • Sep 6

    New Books at the Law Library – September 6, 2016

    New Books at the Law Library – September 6, 2016
    LAW LIBRARY level 3: K923 .B44 2016 Allan Beever, A Theory of Tort Liability (Oxford: Hart Publishing, 2016). LAW LIBRARY reference room (level 2): KE250 .F57 2016 Maureen F. Fitzgerald, Legal Problem Solving: Reasoning, Research and Writing,…
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The Blackacre Times

The Blackacre Times

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

http://theblackacretimes.com/
  • Sep 20

    I’m On Campus and I Want Food!

    I’m On Campus and I Want Food!
    Now that you are a month into the semester, you might be looking for some new dining options. You’re studying hard, spending long hours on campus, the student organization kick-offs that provide free food are dwindling, and you may be…
  • Sep 14

    Event Management System: A New Way to Host Event

    Event Management System: A New Way to Host Event
    by Veselin Simonov If you are not a part of a student organization or club – then what are you waiting for?! The College of Law has over 25 different student organizations and one of them will surely catch your eye! From constitutional…
  • Sep 8

    Tips for Tackling Your First Semester of Law School

    Tips for Tackling Your First Semester of Law School
    By Colleen Hampton The first semester of the 2016-17 school year is underway and the building is buzzing with a special kind of caffeine-induced energy.  It’s the energy that comes with a fresh crop of 1L’s. Welcome to this…
Rank this Week: 2927

Mendik Matters

Mendik Matters

Law school information and legal research blog of the Mendik Library of New York Law School.

http://www.mendikmatters.org/
  • Sep 20

    Follow Election New

    Follow Election New
    The presidential election is just a few weeks away.  The first debate between the major candidates is set for Monday, September 26, 2016.  Are you looking for news and political information?  The Library has many sources for…
  • Sep 12

    Celebrate Constitution & Citizenship Day

    Celebrate Constitution &amp; Citizenship Day
    September 17 marks the annual celebration of Constitution Day, commemorating the date on which 39 of the Philadelphia Convention’s delegates signed the Constitution in 1787. This year, it will be observed on September 16, and will…
  • Aug 23

    Attention 1Ls: Revised CALI Authorization Code

    Attention 1Ls: Revised CALI Authorization Code
    It turns out that the CALI authorization code that was distributed during First Week’s Finding the Law class in the Library was the code for SUNY Buffalo instead of NYLS. CALI inadvertently sent us the incorrect code. If you have…
Rank this Week: 1495

Legal Research is EASY

Legal Research is EASY

Covers basic legal research. By Bret Christensen.

http://legalresearchiseasy.blogspot.com/
  • Sep 19

    Where are your children?

    Where are your children?
    Picture it.  You're unconscious laying in bed.  Dead to the world, you are dreaming of pink clouds and unicorns.  Well, I don't dream about pink clouds and unicorns, but you might. Anyway, around 2AM you get a knock on the door…
  • Sep 12

    They must think we're REALLY stupid

    They must think we're REALLY stupid
    Has anyone out in blogging land ever read the bible?  Not to get into specifics but I remember every time the Bible talked about LEPROSY, everyone stopped what they were doing and started throwing rocks at the infected person.…
  • Sep 5

    Word of the Month for September 2016: Burglary

    Word of the Month for September 2016: Burglary
    This world gets weirder and weirder all the time. Today, for instance, I got a post in my local online group about a guy (not the owner) who broke into a persons house and then, because he was cold, started a fire in the fire place.…
Rank this Week: 3523

Oregon Legal Research

Oregon Legal Research

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

http://blog.oregonlegalresearch.com/
  • Sep 18

    2016 Oregon Archives Crawl, October 8th

    2016 Oregon Archives Crawl, October 8th
    Every legal researcher needs archived, historic or just plain out of print documents once in a while. Oregon has you covered. If you’re a crypto or an avowed historian, writer, or any other type of bibliographic spelunker, check out the…
  • Aug 29

    70 Year Anniversary of John Hersey’s “Hiroshima”

    70 Year Anniversary of John Hersey’s “Hiroshima”
    “How John Hersey’s Hiroshima revealed the horror of the bomb,” by Caroline Raphael, BBC Magazine, 22 August 2016, The BBC news magazine reports on this anniversary and links to their 1948 radio broadcast recording of the…
  • Aug 22

    Inaugural Stand-Alone SRLN Equal Justice Program Scheduled for February 2017

    Inaugural Stand-Alone SRLN Equal Justice Program Scheduled for February 2017
    The Self-Represented Litigation Network (SRLN) is an organization for Access-to-Justice (A2J) professionals, lawyers, judges, law librarians, law professors, law students, and others who believe that everyone has a right to free or…
Rank this Week: 1554

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
  • Sep 18

    2016 Oregon Archives Crawl, October 8th

    2016 Oregon Archives Crawl, October 8th
    Every legal researcher needs archived, historic or just plain out of print documents once in a while. Oregon has you covered. If you’re a crypto or an avowed historian, writer, or any other type of bibliographic spelunker, check out the…
  • Aug 29

    70 Year Anniversary of John Hersey’s “Hiroshima”

    70 Year Anniversary of John Hersey’s “Hiroshima”
    “How John Hersey’s Hiroshima revealed the horror of the bomb,” by Caroline Raphael, BBC Magazine, 22 August 2016, The BBC news magazine reports on this anniversary and links to their 1948 radio broadcast recording of the…
  • Aug 22

    Inaugural Stand-Alone SRLN Equal Justice Program Scheduled for February 2017

    Inaugural Stand-Alone SRLN Equal Justice Program Scheduled for February 2017
    The Self-Represented Litigation Network (SRLN) is an organization for Access-to-Justice (A2J) professionals, lawyers, judges, law librarians, law professors, law students, and others who believe that everyone has a right to free or…
Rank this Week: 657