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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/
  • Apr 20

    Leapfrog granted: The death knell for Cookson v Knowles? – Cloister

    Leapfrog granted: The death knell for Cookson v Knowles? – Cloister
    ‘It has long been the case that the multiplier in a fatal accident claim is assessed at the date of death rather than at the date of trial: Cookson v Knowles [1979] AC 556. This is unlike the position in personal injury claims with…
  • Apr 20

    Consent to treatment – Hailsham Chamber

    Consent to treatment – Hailsham Chamber
    ‘Medicine is a changing field, and the way it is practised is in many ways unrecognisable today from 30 years ago. Diagnostic techniques have improved. The technology is better. New drugs come onto the market. Patients are better…
  • Apr 20

    Key highlights from record-breaking court awarded clinical negligence trial – Cloister

    Key highlights from record-breaking court awarded clinical negligence trial – Cloister
    ‘William Latimer-Sayer highlights some points arising out of the record-breaking award in Robshaw v United Lincolnshire Hospitals NHS Trust [2015] EWHC 923 (QB).’ Full story Cloisters, 10th April 2015 Source: www.cloisters.com
Rank this Week: 6

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
  • Apr 15

    UNPUBLISHED OPINION: State v. Benjamin

    UNPUBLISHED OPINION: State v. Benjamin
    The Montana Supreme Court has issued an Unpublished Opinion in the following matter: CRIMINAL – REVOCATION DA 14-0534, 2015 MT 106N, STATE OF MONTANA, Plaintiff and Appellee, v. MARK ALLEN BENJAMIN, Defendant and Appellant.
  • Apr 15

    UNPUBLISHED OPINION: Edmundson v. DOC

    UNPUBLISHED OPINION: Edmundson v. DOC
    The Montana Supreme Court has issued an Unpublished Opinion in the following matter: CIVIL – JUDICIAL REVIEW DA 14-0531, 2015 MT 105N, RODNEY A. EDMUNDSON, Petitioner and Appellant, v. MONTANA DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTIONS, GREAT FALLS…
  • Apr 15

    UNPUBLISHED OPINION: State v. Kemmer

    UNPUBLISHED OPINION: State v. Kemmer
    The Montana Supreme Court has issued an Unpublished Opinion in the following matter: CRIMINAL – THEFT DA 13-0680, 2015 MT 104N, STATE OF MONTANA, Plaintiff and Appellee, v. MARX DENNIS KEMMER, Defendant and Appellant.
Rank this Week: 22

Guilford Centre Weblog

Guilford Centre Weblog

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

http://guildfordlibrary.wordpress.com
  • Apr 15

    New silent study space created in the LRC

    New silent study space created in the LRC
    In consultation with a group of Guildford students, we have turned IT room 216 in the LRC into a silent study room. The difference between this room and the other IT rooms along the corridor is that…
  • Apr 14

    New books – April

    New books – April
    All the new Guildford and electronic books for April have now been added to the New Books Tab above.
  • Mar 31

    LexisNexis Student Associate recruitment 2015

    LexisNexis Student Associate recruitment 2015
    Click on the link below to find out more about becoming next year’s Lexis Student Associate in Guildford. LexisNexis Student Associate recruitment poster 2015-16  
Rank this Week: 23

beSpacific

beSpacific

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

http://www.bespacific.com/
  • Apr 20

    Robots, Pirates, and the Rise of the Automated Takedown Regime

    Robots, Pirates, and the Rise of the Automated Takedown Regime
    Carpou, Zoe, Robots, Pirates, and the Rise of the Automated Takedown Regime (April 6, 2015). Available for download at SSRN: http://ssrn.com/abstract=2591187 “The notice-and-takedown provision of the Digital Millennium Copyright Act has…
  • Apr 20

    NOAA Builds Tool to Hold Unprecedented Amounts of Data from Studying Unprecedented Oil Spill

    NOAA Builds Tool to Hold Unprecedented Amounts of Data from Studying Unprecedented Oil Spill
    “This is the seventh in a series of stories over the coming weeks looking at various topics related to the response, the Natural Resource Damage Assessment science, restoration efforts, and the future of the Gulf of Mexico. APRIL 17,…
  • Apr 20

    DHS Data Framework – Interim Process to Address Emergent Threat

    DHS Data Framework – Interim Process to Address Emergent Threat
    Privacy Impact Assessment for the DHS Data Framework – Interim Process to Address an Emergent Threat. DHS/ALL/PIA-051 April 15 , 2015. “The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) is publishing this Privacy Impact Assessment (PIA)…
Rank this Week: 37

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
  • Apr 20

    Cross-Border Migration of Unaccompanied Minors: Prospects for Legislative and Policy Reform—DeKalb, IL

    Cross-Border Migration of Unaccompanied Minors: Prospects for Legislative and Policy Reform—DeKalb, IL
    Northern Illinois University College of Law is hosting its Faculty Symposium, Cross-Border Migration of Unaccompanied Minors: Prospects for Legislative and Policy Reform, on April 24, 2015. Topics will include the core...
  • Apr 20

    CFP: Wollo University

    CFP: Wollo University
    Wollo University School of Law is accepting abstracts for articles to be published in a two volume book. Volume One will relate to “Biotechnology, Law and Development” while Volume Two will...
  • Apr 20

    Lexxion Training: State Aid & ESI Funds—Brussels, BEL

    Lexxion Training: State Aid & ESI Funds—Brussels, BEL
    On June 8-9, 2015, Lexxion will provide training on State Aid & ESI Funds, focusing on State aid issues essential for management and implementation of EU Funds. Our excellent speakers from various...
Rank this Week: 46

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: 48

Slaw

Slaw

A Canadian cooperative weblog on all things legal.

http://www.slaw.ca
  • Apr 20

    Publications Nominated for the 2015 Hugh Lawford Award for Excellence in Legal Publishing

    Publications Nominated for the 2015 Hugh Lawford Award for Excellence in Legal Publishing
    Every year, the Canadian Association of Law Libraries (CALL) hands out the Hugh Lawford Award for Excellence in Legal Publishing. It honours a publisher that has demonstrated excellence by publishing a work, series, website or e-product that…
  • Apr 20

    Inside the Lawyer’s Mind: Autonomy

    Inside the Lawyer’s Mind: Autonomy
    Following up on his previous post on lawyers’ personality traits, Ian Hu (practicePRO and Claims Prevention Counsel at LAWPRO) discusses autonomy, a trait that helps lawyers do their job but makes them poor bedfellows in a law firm…
  • Apr 20

    The Table of Public Statutes for Ontario (Detailed Legislative History Tables) Are No More

    The Table of Public Statutes for Ontario (Detailed Legislative History Tables) Are No More
    Hello! On the day that the new E-Laws site went live, I sent them an email to ask where I could find the Detailed Legislative History Tables. Here is their reply: Dear Ms. Demers: Thank you for your e-mail concerning the new e-Laws web site…
Rank this Week: 76

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/
  • Apr 20

    Marathon Fever - and Why Race Rules Matter

    Marathon Fever - and Why Race Rules Matter
    The Boston Marathon takes place today, and you can follow along to track the race leaders along the course. Two stories from the marathon world highlight the importance of race rules. First, the St. Louis Marathon has suffered from a young…
  • Apr 15

    Tax Day Satisfie

    Tax Day Satisfie
    You might need a snack of some sort to get you through the Internal Revenue Code, Treasury Regulations, Revenue Rulings, and the like.  So did Aimee Cvancara, who needed a Snickers to get through work one evening.  Cvancara listed the 89…
  • Apr 13

    Happy National Library Week

    Happy National Library Week
    Libraries provide all kinds of things.  Including books, ebooks, databases of journal articles, images, and music.  We also share our research expertise at reference desks and through research guides.  During national library week (April…
Rank this Week: 92

Pappas Law Library Blog

Pappas Law Library Blog

From the Boston University School of Law.

http://bulawinteractive.org/libraryblog/
  • Apr 17

    Researching Law Firm

    Researching Law Firm
    Today, the Career Development Office hosted a panel on how to distinguish between law firms.  During the presentation, a variety of useful research tools were mentioned, including some of the following: For more information on these…
  • Apr 16

    Update on same-sex marriage case

    Update on same-sex marriage case
    An earlier post in this blog reported on the status of the same-sex marriage cases that are pending before the U.S. Supreme Court. At that time (March 18), as noted on SCOTUSblog’s merits cases section, most of the amicus curiae briefs…
  • Apr 13

    Executive Action and Immigration – Did Obama exceed his authority?

    Executive Action and Immigration – Did Obama exceed his authority?
    The Deferred Action on Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program was begun under the Department of Homeland Securities authority to exercise prosecutorial discretion.  Now a federal judge in Texas has questioned this authority, and it is moving…
Rank this Week: 184

Collection Development Blog

Collection Development Blog

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

http://obelix.lib.hku.hk/cdblog
  • Apr 8

    Law Journals – Table of Contents (C)

    Law Journals – Table of Contents (C)
    Selected Law Journals: Table of Contents This list covers top ranked (A or A*) law journals selected from the ARC (Australian Research Council) ranked journal list and Asian law related journals of interest to the HKU community. Table of…
  • Apr 8

    Law Journals – Table of Contents (B)

    Law Journals – Table of Contents (B)
    Selected Law Journals: Table of Contents This list covers top ranked (A or A*) law journals selected from the ARC (Australian Research Council) ranked journal list and Asian law related journals of interest to the HKU community. Table of…
  • Apr 8

    Law Journals – Table of Contents (A)

    Law Journals – Table of Contents (A)
    Selected Law Journals: Table of Contents This list covers top ranked (A or A*) law journals selected from the ARC (Australian Research Council) ranked journal list and Asian law related journals of interest to the HKU community. Table of…
Rank this Week: 125

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: 203

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/
  • Apr 20

    This Just In – Trying Your First Case: A Practitioner’s Guide

    This Just In – Trying Your First Case: A Practitioner’s Guide
    Getting ready to try your first case can be an exciting and stressful time. Before stepping into the courtroom, you’ll want to have reviewed more than just the local court rules. One basic resource used by practicing attorneys is Ohio…
  • Apr 17

    Ruth Bader Ginsburg Ice Cream?

    Ruth Bader Ginsburg Ice Cream?
    Ruth Bader Ginger ice cream? What about Sonya SotomayOreo Mint Cookie? Ben and Jerry’s ice cream has paid homage to 20 people or groups in the past according to a recent Buzzfeed article but only 2 were female. To rectify this…
  • Apr 16

    CMBA’s 2015 Medical/Legal Summit–April 17-18

    CMBA’s 2015 Medical/Legal Summit–April 17-18
    The Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Association is hosting its annual Medical/Legal Summit April 17-18th The summit brings together doctors, lawyers, health care professionals and others who work in allied professions in Northeast Ohio for…
Rank this Week: 533

Boston College Legal Eagle

Boston College Legal Eagle

Features news and research updates from the legal information librarians at Boston College Law School.

http://bclegaleagle.blogspot.com/
  • Apr 17

    Native American law resources available electronically

    Native American law resources available electronically
    Drop by the Law Library to see the exhibit of Native American legal treatises donated to the Law Library by the Native American Law Students Association.  Native American legal resources are also available electronically in the four…
  • Apr 15

    Prepare for Summer: MA and NY Legal Research Workshop

    Prepare for Summer: MA and NY Legal Research Workshop
    Summer is quickly approaching and the BC Law Library wants to help you be prepared.  Tomorrow, Thursday, April 16th, we will be offering two fantastic workshops designed to prepare you for summer work, as well as research after law…
  • Apr 9

    Gift donation to BC Law Library from NALSA!

    Gift donation to BC Law Library from NALSA!
    NALSA, the Native American Law Students Association here at BC Law, has made a wonderful donation to the BC Law Library.  Seeking to strengthen the Law Library's collection of Native American legal materials, NALSA members Julia Koch and…
Rank this Week: 236

Law Library Blog

Law Library Blog

From the University of British Columbia Law Library.

http://law.library.ubc.ca/category/blog/
  • Apr 16

    History of the Law Library: 1945-2015

    History of the Law Library: 1945-2015
  • Apr 7

    April 2015 Extended Hour

    April 2015 Extended Hour
    Extended Exam Hours – April 11-28, 2015 Mon. – Fri. 8:30 a.m. – 10 p.m. Sat. & Sun. 10 a.m. – 10 p.m.  
  • Apr 7

    New Books at the Law Library – April 7, 2015

    New Books at the Law Library – April 7, 2015
    LAW LIBRARY level 3: KD1605 .O85 2008 Dominic O’Sullivan, Steven Elliott & Rafal Zakrzewski, The Law of Rescission, 2d ed. (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2014). LAW LIBRARY level 3: KUQ350 .M38 2013 Richard Benton, Alex Frame…
Rank this Week: 243

BLS Library Blog

BLS Library Blog

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

http://www.blslibrary.com/
  • Apr 15

    Lincoln Assassination Conspiracy Trial

    Lincoln Assassination Conspiracy Trial
    On April 15, 1865, Abraham Lincoln, the 16th President of the United States, died from a bullet wound inflicted the night before by John Wilkes Booth, an actor and Confederate sympathizer. Lincoln’s death came only six days after…
  • Apr 13

    Summer Access (& Beyond) to Bloomberg Law, Lexis & Westlaw

    Summer Access (& Beyond) to Bloomberg Law, Lexis & Westlaw
    The three legal research databases, Bloomberg Law, Lexis Advance and WestlawNext, are available to Brooklyn Law School students this summer.  May 2015 graduates will also have access to these databases for six months after…
  • Apr 7

    The Supreme Court Crafts a New Standard in Pregnancy Discrimination Cases – Young v. UPS

    The Supreme Court Crafts a New Standard in Pregnancy Discrimination Cases – Young v. UPS
    On March 25, 2015, the Supreme Court handed down Young v. United Parcel Service and set forth a new standard making it easier for a female employee to establish discrimination under the Pregnancy Discrimination Act [42 U.S.C.…
Rank this Week: 347

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 14

    Celebrate National Library Week

    Celebrate National Library Week
    “Unlimited Possibilities @ Your Library” Honorary Chair of National Library Week 2015: Best-selling author David Baldacci Events Monday April 13: 2015 State of America’s Libraries Report released Tuesday, April 14: National…
  • Apr 13

    Finals Help

    Finals Help
    We do our best to help our students out during finals time.  Here are some resources and services we hope will make this time a little less stressful. Sample Exams – The Law Library has a number of sample exams for BYU Law…
  • Mar 27

    ProQuest’s Executive Orders and Presidential Proclamations 1789-2014

    ProQuest’s Executive Orders and Presidential Proclamations 1789-2014
    The President of the United States uses Executive Orders to execute a wide variety of actions with regard to the internal operations and organization of the Federal Government as well as foreign and domestic policies. Historically, executive…
Rank this Week: 245

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/
  • Apr 8

    C Is For….

    C Is For….
    When I started in law firm competitive intelligence (CI), there were few of us doing it and making any headway at the time.  Over time, lots of people have tried to do legal CI, Librarians, marketing folks, even seasoned CI professionals…
  • Apr 7

    "…You Can Do Anything With An Amazing Research Librarian" — No Kidding!

    "…You Can Do Anything With An Amazing Research Librarian" — No Kidding!
    Image [cc] Ana C. It seems that Chief Justice John Roberts, Jr. is not a fan of law reviews. Back in 2011, Roberts joked that he found law reviews irrelevant, and found no need to know why there was any influence on 18th century…
  • Mar 31

    Amazon's New "Dash Button" and "Home Services"

    Amazon's New "Dash Button" and "Home Services"
    Some of the products you can order through Amazon's Dash Button Okay... I'm not sure if I'm amazed or a bit petrified of two of the new services that Amazon just launched this week. Probably a bit of both. First up, Amazon's Dash Button (only…
Rank this Week: 495

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
  • Apr 2

    Head of School Bookshelf: The Teaching, Talent and Testing Edition, Spring 2015

    Head of School Bookshelf: The Teaching, Talent and Testing Edition, Spring 2015
    The long flights to and from East Asia this Spring Break afforded time to catch up on a stack of books I’ve been meaning to read for a while.  For this Spring’s Head of School bookshelf, I’ve selected a series ……
  • Mar 25

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

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

    Weekly Highlights for Mar. 13

    Weekly Highlights for Mar. 13
    Originally posted on CASE Blog:Check out this week’s advancement news worldwide, the latest CASE news, trending discussions on CASE communities and content shared by member institutions. Have something to share? Add it in the…
Rank this Week: 367

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: 462

Out of the Jungle

Out of the Jungle

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

http://outofthejungle.blogspot.com/
  • Feb 8

    Hints on Job Interview

    Hints on Job Interview
    (with thanks to Nancy Scott Hanway, in an article “A Foot in the Door at a Small Liberal-Arts College” at p. A23, in the Dec. 19 issue of the Chronicle of Higher Education. I found many of her suggestions, tailored to applicants…
  • Dec 30

    Who put the damn wind up the doctors' offices?!

    Who put the damn wind up the doctors' offices?!
    Have your doctors' offices gotten on the bandwagon yet? There is this new trend to have Patient Gateways. The gateway keeps increasing its security. Now, it's like trying to get into Fort Knox. 2-factor security, where I have to include not…
  • Dec 9

    Google Master Class MOOC

    Google Master Class MOOC
    A while ago, Marie posted here about teaching her students better Google searching skills. I was looking at what Google makes available and was thrilled to locate the excellent MOOC they developed on Power Searching and Advanced Power…
Rank this Week: 386

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: 384

Biddleblog

Biddleblog

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

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

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

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

    Highlighted Archives Collection: The Penn Law Review

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

    New Library Acquisitions: February 2014

    New Library Acquisitions: February 2014
    Biddle Law Library continues to acquire new print and electronic titles.Take a look at our recent acquisitions!
Rank this Week: 242

Depraved Librarian

Depraved Librarian

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

http://depravedlibrarian.wordpress.com
Rank this Week: 365

Library Boy

Library Boy

Features legal research news. By Michel-Adrien Sheppard.

http://micheladrien.blogspot.com/
  • Apr 20

    Publications Nominated for the 2015 Hugh Lawford Award for Excellence in Legal Publishing

    Publications Nominated for the 2015 Hugh Lawford Award for Excellence in Legal Publishing
    Every year, the Canadian Association of Law Libraries (CALL) hands out the Hugh Lawford Award for Excellence in Legal Publishing.It honours a publisher that has demonstrated excellence by publishing a work, series, website or e-product that…
  • Apr 18

    April 2015 Issue of Governance and Recordkeeping Around the World

    April 2015 Issue of Governance and Recordkeeping Around the World
    The Governance and Recordkeeping Around the World newsletter, published by Library and Archives Canada (LAC), highlights issues pertaining to government and recordkeeping practices in the public and private sectors around the world.The…
  • Apr 18

    Upcoming Webinar on Library Polices: The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly

    Upcoming Webinar on Library Polices: The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly
    The Education Institute, the continuing education program developed by The Partnership of Provincial and Territorial Library Associations of Canada, is organizing a webinar on Library Polices: The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly on April…
Rank this Week: 638

ThomChat

ThomChat

Thomas Jefferson School of Law Library Blog

http://tjsllibrary.wordpress.com
  • Apr 20

    Library Week Prize Winners!

    Library Week Prize Winners!
    Thanks to everyone who participated in the Library Week survey and trivia game. The prize winners are: Scott Dailey – Westlaw Goodie Bag Alyssa Cejka – Lexis Study Aid Laura Rose Mattheis – Lexis Study Aid Victoria Knott…
  • Apr 16

    Library Week Survey and Scavenger Hunt – Reminder

    Library Week Survey and Scavenger Hunt – Reminder
    Reminder – Friday April 17, at 5:00 p.m. is the deadline for students to participate in the survey on library services and scavenger hunt, as part of our Library Week celebration. You can find the anonymous survey at…
  • Apr 12

    Happy Library Week!

    Happy Library Week!
    Happy Library Week! We will be celebrating National Library Week at the TJSL Library this week with a few events. On Monday, 4/13, at 2:00pm in the library lobby, please join us for cake to celebrate both National Library Week ……
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Library Stuff

Library Stuff

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

http://www.librarystuff.net
  • Apr 20

    Audiobook Lovers Listen Up! Audio Samples Now on Goodread

    Audiobook Lovers Listen Up! Audio Samples Now on Goodread
    “Do you love listening to audiobooks? Now it’s even easier to choose your next audiobook thanks to the new Goodreads “Listen” feature, which will be rolled out in the coming days. We’ve added free audio samples…
  • Apr 20

    Metro Money: Growing Number of New Yorkers Are Using the Library for Office Space

    Metro Money: Growing Number of New Yorkers Are Using the Library for Office Space
    “App designer Jay Collins loves his free office space. The building features fireplaces, hardwood floors, oversize windows and oak bookcases. The Wi-Fi is excellent. The research facilities, superb. The location? Staten Island’s…
  • Apr 20

    Library of Congress Begins Posting Its Recorded Poetry Archive

    Library of Congress Begins Posting Its Recorded Poetry Archive
    “To celebrate National Poetry Month, the Library of Congress has posted online some 50 recordings from its Archive of Recorded Poetry and Literature, including readings and lectures by Robert Frost, Elizabeth Bishop, Gwendolyn Brooks,…
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CT Judicial Law Libraries' NewsLog

CT Judicial Law Libraries' NewsLog

Covers recent legal developments, legal practice tools, and law library resources in Connecticut.

http://ersa.jud.ct.gov/lawlibnews/Lists/Posts/AllPosts.aspx
  • Apr 20

    Family Law Appellate Court Opinions - 4/20/2015

    Family Law Appellate Court Opinions - 4/20/2015
    Category: Recent Decisions;Family Opinions Body: AC36429 - Fulton v. Fulton ("The plaintiff...appeals from the judgment of the trial court denying his postjudgment motions for modification of child support and alimony pursuant to a…
  • Apr 20

    Contract Law Appellate Court Opinion - 4/20/2015

    Contract Law Appellate Court Opinion - 4/20/2015
    Category: Recent Decisions;Contract Law Opinions Body: AC35988 - Milford Paintball, LLC v. Wampus Milford Associates, LLC ("The defendant Wampus Milford Associates, LLC, appeals from the judgment of the trial court rendered in favor of the…
  • Apr 20

    Employment Law Appellate Court Opinion - 4/20/2015

    Employment Law Appellate Court Opinion - 4/20/2015
    Category: Recent Decisions;Employment Opinions;Workers’ Compensation Opinions Body: AC36564 - Barbee v. Sysco Connecticut, LLC ("This appeal arises out of an action by the plaintiff...in which she asserts that her former employer, the…
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Law Librarians

Law Librarians

By Mark Giangrande and Joe Hodnicki.

http://llb2.com/
  • Apr 20

    A Little Technology Today

    A Little Technology Today
    Here are a few of technology developments that I thought were kind of interesting.  One is that Google will now allow a user to download all of his or her search history for all time, or at least all tracked time.  Then again,…
  • Apr 15

    Another Wrinkle in the Decline of Law School Applicant

    Another Wrinkle in the Decline of Law School Applicant
    We all know the constant year to year declines in law school applications.  The latest figures from the Law School Admission Council show it: As of 4/03/15, there are 308,871 fall 2015 applications submitted by 45,978 applicants.…
  • Apr 15

    Exam Stress And How to Cope In A Picture

    Exam Stress And How to Cope In A Picture
    It’s that time of year in academics where law students start to sweat it for their spring exams.  I remember how I would do almost anything to avoid studying.  I guess I had the cleanest apartments ever during exams.…
Rank this Week: 1966

Virtual Library Cat's Eye View

Virtual Library Cat's Eye View

Features news and views from Ernester, the Hofstra School of Law Deane Law Library Virtual Cat.

http://deanelawlibrary.blogspot.com/
  • Apr 20

    Past Exam

    Past Exam
    A number of our law faculty have made their past exams available for students to review.  They are available through the Law Library's site under the Students link.  Access is password protected so please contact the Reference Desk…
  • Apr 17

    Study Aid

    Study Aid
    As you start to plan for studying for final exams, think about investigating the Library's Study Guides.  These guides are available on Reserve at the Library Circulation desk.   A few (relating to the UCC) are available online on…
  • Apr 16

    EU Begins Antitrust Proceedings Against Google

    EU Begins Antitrust Proceedings Against Google
    Yesterday, the European Commission initiated antitrust proceedings against Google. The Commission accuses Google of using its dominant position in the search engine market to harm competitors, by favoring its own shopping products within…
Rank this Week: 1611

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
Rank this Week: 1002

Oregon Legal Research

Oregon Legal Research

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

http://blog.oregonlegalresearch.com/
Rank this Week: 2608

Legal Research is EASY

Legal Research is EASY

Covers basic legal research. By Bret Christensen.

http://legalresearchiseasy.blogspot.com/
  • Apr 20

    Anticipation

    Anticipation
    I have discovered that I am not like most people.  No surprise to the wife but I generally don't wait until something happens to think about what legal research tools I might use to fix or defend against something.For instance, do you…
  • Apr 13

    I'm on fire

    I'm on fire
    An information god am I.  I stake this claim because if information is power, then by virtue of my position of a master of information (i.e. a Librarian), I must be a god, right?  Can I get an amen?!?  Anyway, the point to all…
  • Apr 6

    Consequence

    Consequence
    I'm in law.  That's the field I chose to ply my skills and as a public services Librarian, I see "things."  From all things civil to all things criminal, I've seen and heard most all of it.  It should come as no surprise to me,…
Rank this Week: 3811

Elon Law Library

Elon Law Library

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

http://elonlawlibrary.blogspot.com/
  • Apr 20

    The ABA Wants YOU

    The ABA Wants YOU
    Hello law students!  Guess what?  Membership to the American Bar Association (ABA) Law Student Division is FREE!  Yes, that's right.  Free. To join, simply navigate to the ABA website and click on the orange "Join…
  • Apr 20

    NC Pattern Jury Instructions are back online for free!

    NC Pattern Jury Instructions are back online for free!
    Those of you that have mourned the loss of online North Carolina Pattern Jury instructions through the North Carolina Bar Association (NCBA) and Fastcase can finally dry your tears.  The University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill School of…
  • Apr 15

    Bloomberg Law posts summer and post-grad access policy

    Bloomberg Law posts summer and post-grad access policy
    Bloomberg Law continues to provide unlimited and unrestricted summer access to law students and six months access to recent law graduates. As always, check with your employer for work-related use. Read the post here.
Rank this Week: 4175

Cocky Law Blawg

Cocky Law Blawg

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

http://blawg.law.sc.edu
  • Apr 20

    Managing Final

    Managing Final
    “Finals are here! Hooray!” said absolutely no one.  Exams stand as one of the defining moments in every law student’s academic career.  Everyone remembers them.  Nobody likes them.  I mean, what’s…
  • Apr 15

    Carrel Keys Due by May 8th

    Carrel Keys Due by May 8th
    Students, please remember to turn in carrel keys by May 8, 2015.  Deposits will be forfeited if keys are not turned in on time.  Please make sure that you clean out your carrels by May 8th as well; any items left in carrels after…
  • Apr 14

    Getting to Know Your Law Library: Megan Brown

    Getting to Know Your Law Library: Megan Brown
      One of the most public faces in the law library is Megan Brown’s.  Not only does she help fulfill all of your ILL requests, but she (wo)mans the Circulation Desk to help you with anything you need from!  We asked Megan…
Rank this Week: 852

New Jersey Law Librarians…

New Jersey Law Librarians Association (NJLLA)

Features New Jersey law library news.

http://njlla.org/blog/
  • Apr 20

    Annual Business Meeting & Luncheon on May 13, 2015 and Announcement of Nomination

    Annual Business Meeting & Luncheon on May 13, 2015 and Announcement of Nomination
    [ May 13, 2015; 12:00 pm to 2:00 pm. ] Network with Your Colleagues, Review the Association Year and Vote for the New NJLLA Board Meeting Flyer (PDF) 2015-2016 Nomination Slate (PDF) DATE: Wednesday, May 13, 2015 LOCATION: Iberia…
  • Mar 23

    Apply for NJLLA’s 2015 Founders Grant to Attend AALL

    Apply for NJLLA’s 2015 Founders Grant to Attend AALL
    Make this the year you energize your career! The Grants & Awards Committee encourages our members to apply for NJLLA’s 2015 Founders Grant to attend AALL’s Annual Meeting in Philadelphia, July 18-21, 2015.  This is a…
  • Mar 19

    April Meeting: Social Media and the Law Librarian

    April Meeting: Social Media and the Law Librarian
    [ April 14, 2015; 12:00 pm to 2:00 pm. ] How might you use social media to grow as a professional? To promote your library? For research and current awareness? To monitor the competition? Joyce Valenza, an Assistant Professor and Director of…
Rank this Week: 3489

Ross-Blakley Law Library Blog

Ross-Blakley Law Library Blog

Covers key legal-education, research, practice, and law-library news. From the John J. Ross-William C. Blakley Law Library of the Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law at Arizona State University.

http://lawlibnews.lawnews-asu.org/
  • Apr 20

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                In addition to its incredible collection of law reviews, congressional documents, and international materials, HeinOnline now offers case law via Fastcase.   You can also save and bookmark…
  • Apr 16

    Economic and Banking Data from FRASER

    Economic and Banking Data from FRASER
    Have you heard of FRASER?  The Federal Reserve Archival System for Economic Research is a data preservation and accessibility project of the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis and the U.S. Government Publishing Office.  The…
  • Apr 8

    Free ABA Membership for Law Student

    Free ABA Membership for Law Student
    The American Bar Association announced on Monday that it now provides free membership to law students attending ABA-approved schools.  The benefits of ABA membership are numerous and include access to ABA publications, the ABA Job Board,…
Rank this Week: 3474

The BIALL Blog

The BIALL Blog

From the British and Irish Association of Law Librarians.

http://biall.blogspot.com/
  • Apr 20

    2015 Lawyer Business Leadership Award

    2015 Lawyer Business Leadership Award
    The BIALL Public Relations Committee would like to encourage members to enter the 2015 Lawyer Business Leadership Awards (formerly The Lawyer Management Awards).The Awards are designed to acknowledge the contribution made by business services…
  • Apr 14

    BIALL Bursaries available for the 2015 AALL Conference in Philadelphia!

    BIALL Bursaries available for the 2015 AALL Conference in Philadelphia!
    The BIALL Awards & Bursaries Committee will be pleased to consider applications from BIALL Members for bursaries to assist in attending the AALL Conference in Philadelphia, PA from July 18th - 21st, 2015.If you are interested in…
  • Apr 9

    Overseas Conferences - not for me?

    Overseas Conferences - not for me?
    By Marianne BarberMore of us travel overseas on holiday than ever before and yet regularly organisations struggle to interest their members in the bursaries on offer for attendance at overseas conferences. It's true, there is no such thing as…
Rank this Week: 3969

Law Library & Technology Blog

Law Library & Technology Blog

From the George Mason University School of Law.

http://blog.law.gmu.edu/library/
  • Apr 20

    LAW LIBRARY SURVEY: WE WANT TO HEAR FROM YOU!

    LAW LIBRARY SURVEY: WE WANT TO HEAR FROM YOU!
    GMUSL Students: please complete our brief annual Student Survey of Library and Technology Services. The library staff values highly student feedback to our surveys. We read the results carefully each year and make adjustments as we can.…
  • Apr 15

    HAPPY NATIONAL LIBRARY WEEK: FINE AMNESTY RETURNS!

    HAPPY NATIONAL LIBRARY WEEK: FINE AMNESTY RETURNS!
    In honor of National Library Week, the law library’s circulation department is once again forgiving fines. Patrons who return all overdue books during National Library week (April 12-18, 2014) will be forgiven for up…
  • Apr 14

    The Lincoln Assassation Trial

    The Lincoln Assassation Trial
    On April 14, 1865, John Wilkes Booth fatally shot President Abraham Lincoln at Ford’s Theater in Washington, DC.  Booth was shot and killed 12 days later. Eight alleged conspirators were tried before a military commission and…
Rank this Week: 2554

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
  • Apr 20

    Links We Love Weekly Round-Up — April 20, 2015

    Links We Love Weekly Round-Up — April 20, 2015
     5 Ways to Kill Your Dreams All of us want to invent that game-changing product, launch that successful company, write that best-selling book. And yet so few of us actually do it. Brazilian entrepreneur Bel Pesce breaks down five…
  • Apr 16

    Staff Spotlight: Congratulations to Whitney Thompson

    Staff Spotlight: Congratulations to Whitney Thompson
    Congratulations to our very own Whitney Thompson for being among the four finalists for the Charlotte Chamber Young Professional Educator of the year award! Whitney is the Assistant Director of Student Success here at the Charlotte…
  • Apr 16

    Introducing Our New Core Operations Student Workers!

    Introducing Our New Core Operations Student Workers!
    Meet Safari Little and Robin Washington, the library’s newest Core Operations student workers…   Where are you from originally, and how long have you lived in Charlotte? I am originally from Shelby, NC. I currently live in…
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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
  • Apr 20

    Recent Acquisitions, April 13 – April 20, 2015

    Recent Acquisitions, April 13 – April 20, 2015
    44 new acquisitions in Osgoode Hall Law School Library, including 30 from 2015: K 240 P45 2015 Spatial justice : body, lawscape, atmosphere Routledge 2015 xi, 265 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm. K 2400 R82 2014 International arbitration :…
  • Apr 13

    Recent Acquisitions, April 6 – April 13, 2015

    Recent Acquisitions, April 6 – April 13, 2015
    5 new acquisitions in Osgoode Hall Law School Library, including 3 from 2015: K 3830 D65 2008 Principles of international investment law Oxford University Press, 2008 xliii, 433 pages ; 24 cm. Strategic legal writing : preparing persuasive…
  • Apr 8

    Historical Judgments of the Supreme Court of Canada

    Historical Judgments of the Supreme Court of Canada
    Historical judgements of the Supreme Court of Canada from 1876 are available online through Lexum – http://scc-csc.lexum.com/scc-csc/scc-csc/en/1877/nav_date.do They can also be accessed on CanLII.
Rank this Week: 2849

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/
  • Apr 17

    Legal Milestones in Choral Music

    Legal Milestones in Choral Music
    Two upcoming choral concerts honor historic legal events.1297 copy of Magna Carta on displayin the National Archives (and the NationalArchives Featured Documents web exhibit)UW Collegium Musicum presents a musical setting of a medieval poem…
  • Apr 17

    National County Government Month #NCGM

    National County Government Month #NCGM
    "April is the cruellest month," wrote T. S. Eliot. If you're a fan of Eliot, you might be celebrating April as National Poetry Month.But April is also National County Government Month (declared by the National Association of…
  • Apr 15

    Working at the IRS; Pew on Taxe

    Working at the IRS; Pew on Taxe
    Bloomberg News has a long story looking at life inside the IRS: Devin Leonard & Richard Rubin, IRS Workers Are Miserable and Overwhelmed, April 8, 2015. The headline conveys the gist of it, but read the article to learn more about…
Rank this Week: 4003

The Blackacre Times

The Blackacre Times

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

http://theblackacretimes.com/
  • Apr 17

    Easier access to Google Scholar

    Easier access to Google Scholar
    Do you use Google Scholar to search for articles or cases? If you do, and you use Chrome as your browser of choice, check out the newly launched Google Scholar Button extension. The extension adds a simple button next to the URL/search bar,…
  • Apr 14

    Library Abridged is Returning!

    Library Abridged is Returning!
    Look out! Hot coffee and information coming your way soon! Each Spring, librarians take a few hours to sit in the lobby, chat with students, give out free coffee, and provide some useful information. This year’s Library Abridged program…
  • Apr 9

    FREE ABA memberships for law student

    FREE ABA memberships for law student
    The ABA announced on April 6, 2015 that law students at ABA-accredited law schools are eligible to receive a free membership. Membership benefits include access to the ABA Job Board, networking opportunities, the Free Career Advice Series,…
Rank this Week: 2838

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: 578

Homeless Law Blog

Homeless Law Blog

Features questions and answers about how the law affects homeless life. By Linda Tashbook.

http://homelesslaw.wordpress.com
Rank this Week: 1551

TMLL Library News

TMLL Library News

Covers current affairs, legal research, statutes and weblogs. From the Thurgood Marshall Law Library at the University of Maryland School of Law.

http://umlaw.typepad.com/tmll_news/
  • Apr 17

    Law Library Hour

    Law Library Hour
    Click here for the Library's Access Policy
  • Apr 17

    Exam period time!

    Exam period time!
    The Law Library has extended open hours during exam period, please consult the hours page for more information. Various rooms within the library are being used to take exams, so please refrain from cell phone and other conversations in the…
  • Apr 10

    ABA Publications now available on HeinOnline

    ABA Publications now available on HeinOnline
    This new HeinOnline collection, developed in partnership with the American Bar Association, provides digital access to the ABA Law Library Collection Periodicals (formerly the ABA Package Plan.) Access is provided to current issues as well as…
Rank this Week: 4192