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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/
  • Dec 19

    Christmas Break

    Christmas Break
    There will be no posts during the Inner Temple Library’s Christmas closure period which starts at 2pm on 19th December. We will resume posting on 5th January 2014. We would like to thank all our readers for their continued support, and…
  • Dec 19

    Government to create new domestic abuse offence – Home Office

    Government to create new domestic abuse offence – Home Office
    ‘Home Secretary sets out new law to criminalise coercive and controlling behaviour.’ Full story Home Office, 18th December 2014 Source: www.gov.uk/home-office
  • Dec 19

    Charities in front seat of new reoffending drive – Ministry of Justice

    Charities in front seat of new reoffending drive – Ministry of Justice
    ‘The government fired the starting gun today [18 December] on making key reforms to the way ex-offenders are looked after in the community, in an effort to tackle stubbornly high reoffending rates in England and Wales.’ Full story…
Rank this Week: 6

beSpacific

beSpacific

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

http://www.bespacific.com/
  • Dec 17

    BLS – Work Experience of the Populations 2013

    BLS – Work Experience of the Populations 2013
    “A total of 157.0 million persons worked at some point during 2013, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported [December 16, 2014]. The proportion of the civilian noninstitutional population age 16 and over who worked at…
  • Dec 17

    Option-Based Credit Spread

    Option-Based Credit Spread
    Culp, Christopher L. and Nozawa, Yoshio and Veronesi, Pietro, Option-Based Credit Spreads (December 15, 2014). Available for download at SSRN: http://ssrn.com/abstract=2538876 “Theoretically, corporate debt is economically equivalent to…
  • Dec 17

    Federal Reserve issues FOMC statement

    Federal Reserve issues FOMC statement
    December 17, 2014: “Information received since the Federal Open Market Committee met in October suggests that economic activity is expanding at a moderate pace. Labor market conditions improved further, with solid job gains and a lower…
Rank this Week: 15

Guilford Centre Weblog

Guilford Centre Weblog

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

http://guildfordlibrary.wordpress.com
  • Dec 9

    The Justice Gap

    The Justice Gap
    Winner of the 2013 prestigious inaugural Halsbury’s legal awards, The Justice Gap is an on-line magazine  about justice and the law. Written and edited by legal journalists, Jon Robbins, Brian Thornton and Mary-Rachel McCabe,…
  • Dec 9

    The impact of legal aid reform

    The impact of legal aid reform
    Last week, Chief Economist to the Citizens Advice Bureau, Hugh Stickland gave evidence to the Public Accounts Committee on the impact of the legal aid reforms – read his blog here
  • Dec 2

    Open University Day – Saturday 6th December

    Open University Day – Saturday 6th December
    This Saturday, 6th December, ULaw Guildford will be hosting a Study Day for 1st year OU law students. OU students will be in the library from 11.30 – 12.45 pm and again from 2.30 – 4 pm. OU students will also be using IT room 216…
Rank this Week: 17

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
  • Dec 16

    UNPUBLISHED OPINION: State v. Bailey

    UNPUBLISHED OPINION: State v. Bailey
    The Montana Supreme Court has issued an Unpublished Opinion in the following matter: CRIMINAL – SEXUAL INTERCOURSE WITHOUT CONSENT DA 14-0287, 2014 MT 331N, STATE OF MONTANA, Plaintiff and Appellee, v. ERIC LAT BAILEY, Defendant and…
  • Dec 16

    UNPUBLISHED OPINION: Burgess v. Bryan

    UNPUBLISHED OPINION: Burgess v. Bryan
    The Montana Supreme Court has issued an Unpublished Opinion in the following matter: CIVIL – OTHER DA 14-0294, 2014 MT 330N, BRANDY BURGESS and AMY BURGESS SMITH, Plaintiffs and Appellants, v. MARK BRYAN, Defendant and Appellee.
  • Dec 16

    OPINION AND ORDER: State v. Johnston

    OPINION AND ORDER: State v. Johnston
    The Montana Supreme Court has issued an Opinion and Order in the following matter: CRIMINAL – INCEST DA 13-0587, 2014 MT 329, STATE OF MONTANA, Plaintiff and Appellee, v. BRIAN ANTHONY JOHNSTON, Defendant and Appellant.
Rank this Week: 20

Slaw

Slaw

A Canadian cooperative weblog on all things legal.

http://www.slaw.ca
  • Dec 19

    Internet Jurisdiction and the Microsoft Warrant

    Internet Jurisdiction and the Microsoft Warrant
    According to a news report, “Earlier this week 28 technology and media companies, 23 trade associations and advocacy groups and 35 professors of computer science filed legal papers in support of Microsoft’s opposition to US court…
  • Dec 19

    The Friday Fillip: Hues Kidding

    The Friday Fillip: Hues Kidding
    Pantone. Pan – tone. All the colours. This is quite a boast and it puts me in mind of the claim by a friend a long, long time ago that his collection of the then new tape cassettes formed, in his words, “the total library of…
  • Dec 19

    Creating the Conditions for Justice Innovation: How (NOT) to Solve Complex Problem

    Creating the Conditions for Justice Innovation: How (NOT) to Solve Complex Problem
    ‘…now is not a good time for control freaks” – Eric Young In my last post for Slaw I wrote about the importance of creating the conditions for justice innovation by building the skills needed to work in…
Rank this Week: 26

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
  • Dec 19

    In Pursuit of Pluralist Jurisprudence–Singapore

    In Pursuit of Pluralist Jurisprudence–Singapore
    The National University of Singapore Faculty of Law presents In Pursuit of Pluralist Jurisprudence Feb. 5-6, 2015. The pursuit of pluralist jurisprudence – the theoretical and/or philosophical study of law...
  • Dec 19

    General Principles of European Union Law–Brussels, Belgium

    General Principles of European Union Law–Brussels, Belgium
    On the occasion of its 50-year anniversary, Cahiers de Droit Européen is organizing a conference on the General Principles of European Union Law, which will be held in Brussels Sept....
  • Dec 19

    Law and Context–Montreal, Quebec

    Law and Context–Montreal, Quebec
    The Graduate Law Students Association ( l’Association des cycles supérieurs en droit) (AECSD) and the Department of Legal Studies, Faculty of Political Science and Law, Université du Québec à…
Rank this Week: 60

Un blog pour l'information…

Un blog pour l'information juridique

By Emmanuel Barthe.

http://www.precisement.org/blog/
  • Dec 18

    Le projet de Sommaire du JORF augmenté pour la veille gagne le 3e prix OpenLaw décerné par la DILA

    Le projet de Sommaire du JORF augmenté pour la veille gagne le 3e prix OpenLaw décerné par la DILA
    Notre projet primé Avec le projet de Sommaire du JORF augmenté pour la veille, l'équipe Precisement.org + Krill + Imaginatio/Splayce a gagné le 3e prix OpenLaw offert par la DILA. Elle est constituée par :…
  • Dec 18

    Drive, GMail, etc. : les problèmes d'utilisabilité du cloud Google

    Drive, GMail, etc. : les problèmes d'utilisabilité du cloud Google
    Cet article est le deuxième d'une série de trois sur les solutions de Cloud. Les deux autres : Mettre ses fichiers ou ceux d'un groupe dans le cloud : quelle application choisir ? Clouds : le diable est dans les…
  • Dec 18

    Clouds : le diable est dans les détail

    Clouds : le diable est dans les détail
    Cet article est le troisième d'une série de trois sur les solutions de Cloud. Les deux premiers : Mettre ses fichiers ou ceux d'un groupe dans le cloud : quelle application choisir ? Drive, GMail, etc. : les problèmes…
Rank this Week: 57

Collection Development Blog

Collection Development Blog

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

http://obelix.lib.hku.hk/cdblog
  • Dec 18

    Latest news from Migration Policy Institute

    Latest news from Migration Policy Institute
    This issue in brief, A ‘Freer’ Flow of Skilled Labour within ASEAN: Aspirations, Opportunities, and Challenges in 2015 and Beyond, explores how ASEAN Member States are taking steps toward better qualifications recognition to…
  • Dec 17

    Access the latest Sociology Research, Routledge

    Access the latest Sociology Research, Routledge
    Explore the Virtual Special Issue: Anthropology Beyond Boundaries Anthropology has a long and deep relationship with the journal Economy and Society that stretches from its first issues. Within its pages ethnography has been brought to bear…
  • Dec 16

    Human rights awareness month case map

    Human rights awareness month case map
    To raise the awareness on human rights, Oxford University Press have recently produced a map of pins indicating 50 key human rights international cases from around the world, http://blog.oup.com/2014/12/human-rights-awareness-month-case-map/,…
Rank this Week: 94

Jenkins Law Library Blog

Jenkins Law Library Blog

Covers technology and legal research.

https://www.jenkinslaw.org/blog
  • Dec 19

    Year in Review: Jenkins Collection Growth for 2014

    Year in Review: Jenkins Collection Growth for 2014
    The staff at Jenkins continuously work to build our collection of print and electronic resources each year. Here are some of the collection highlights of 2014: Our print collection grew by over 800 titles, some of which introduced new and/or…
  • Dec 17

    Jenkins On Your Desktop: Wigmore on Evidence

    Jenkins On Your Desktop: Wigmore on Evidence
    Have you ever wanted to access Wigmore on Evidence on your desktop? Now you can! Wigmore on Evidence is available on the Loislaw Treatise Library, a membership database available to all Jenkins members. To access this title, use your last…
  • Dec 11

    Jenkins On Your Desktop: Sample Wills on PA Legal Form

    Jenkins On Your Desktop: Sample Wills on PA Legal Form
    PA Legal Forms is a database that provides a variety of sample letters and forms specific to Pennsylvania. It includes a variety of basic forms for wills, including For People with Children, For People without Children, Mutual Wills for…
Rank this Week: 157

Library Stuff

Library Stuff

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

http://www.librarystuff.net
  • Dec 19

    Former Queens Library head Thomas Galante to sue over firing

    Former Queens Library head Thomas Galante to sue over firing
    “Disgraced former Queens Library president Thomas Galante says he’ll sue the library’s board for firing him over allegations that he abused a library credit card to make personal purchases.The library’s trustees…
  • Dec 18

    DocketFish simplifies docket research process for law firm

    DocketFish simplifies docket research process for law firm
    “With the changing needs of the legal industry come new, innovative technologies that aim at making processes more efficient for workers in all aspects of legal. Research can be one of the more time-consuming, laborious processes for…
  • Dec 18

    In a kingdom of books, nation’s librarian champions digital age

    In a kingdom of books, nation’s librarian champions digital age
    “For more than 25 years, Billington has been the librarian of Congress, a title that sounds rarefied, which, in fact, it is; only a dozen others have held the post since the library began in 1800. In the age of the Internet, it also…
Rank this Week: 204

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/
  • Dec 18

    The 12 Awesome Law Blogs of 2014

    The 12 Awesome Law Blogs of 2014
    Law blogs (blawgs) are a great way to get real-world insights into a practice area and stay current. If you're still trying to figure out an area in which you'd like to practice, read through Above the Law's collection of The 12 Awesome Law…
  • Dec 15

    Paseo Returns!

    Paseo Returns!
    Paseo is an extraordinary restaurant in Seattle; they have the best Cuban sandwiches, two locations, and a line around the block at all times. Honestly, I've waited in line for 30 minutes just to place an order and wait another 30 for my…
  • Dec 11

    The Right Stuff

    The Right Stuff
    Got what it takes to work for Big Law? The answer may surprise you as it's not grades alone that ensure "success." Am Law 250 and NLJ 350 firms are becoming more cautious in hiring in part because their smaller budgets require…
Rank this Week: 147

Paul L. Boley Law Library

Paul L. Boley Law Library

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

https://law.lclark.edu/library/
Rank this Week: 168

UB Law Library Blog

UB Law Library Blog

Features news from the UB Law Library.

http://libweb.lib.buffalo.edu/blog/law
  • Dec 19

    Holiday Break Delivery+ Change

    Holiday Break Delivery+ Change
    Because the Law Library will be closed from December 24 until January 5, if you order items through Delivery+, your pick up location will change. During that period, your materials can be picked up at Lockwood.
  • Dec 18

    Winter Break hour

    Winter Break hour
    The Law Library will be closing at 5:00 p.m. on Friday, December 19, and then will observe the following schedule: Winter Recess – December 20, 2014 – January 4, 2015 Saturday-Sunday 12/20-12/21: Closed Monday-Tuesday 12/22-12/23:…
  • Dec 10

    The Fury of Final

    The Fury of Final
    Finals is a magical time of year. Sorry did I say magical? What I meant to say that finals is horrible, stressful, hysteria-inducing time of year that makes you forget that there was ever joy and happiness. (Of course, the light at the end of…
Rank this Week: 595

BLAWg IN Bloom: The Indiana Law…

BLAWg IN Bloom: The Indiana Law Library Blog

Covers legal news, legal resources, and library information. From the Indiana University Maurer School of Law.

http://www.law.indiana.edu/lawlibrary/blawg
  • Dec 19

    What’s Your Research Resolution?

    What’s Your Research Resolution?
    With the New Year speeding towards us, many of us will start out the year with a New Year’s Resolution.  Often these resolutions revolve around one’s health or one’s career, the purpose being to purge oneself of bad…
  • Nov 19

    Roving the Repository: Alumni New

    Roving the Repository: Alumni New
    While roving the Law Library’s digital repository this month, I came across several law school publications for alumni.  In addition to current scholarship, the repository is growing its retrospective collection, and throughout our…
  • Nov 11

    In Thanks for Your Service – Resources and Benefits for Indiana Veteran

    In Thanks for Your Service – Resources and Benefits for Indiana Veteran
    On Veterans Day, as every day, we thank those who serve and who have served for your steadfast devotion to the fight for freedom and security, domestically and abroad. There are a wealth of resources available to returning service members,…
Rank this Week: 544

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
  • Dec 19

    Magna Carta Replica in the Capitol Crypt

    Magna Carta Replica in the Capitol Crypt
    If you are planning a trip to Washington, D.C., to see the Magna Carta exhibition, may I suggest another stop on your itinerary?  You’ve heard the phrase “hidden gem,” but the object I am sharing with you today truly…
  • Dec 18

    Magna Carta Lecture Series – Law in the Lives of Medieval Women: Beyond Magna Carta

    Magna Carta Lecture Series – Law in the Lives of Medieval Women: Beyond Magna Carta
    Ruth Mazo Karras, professor and chair of the History Department at the University of Minnesota, will join the Law Library of Congress on Wednesday, January 14, 2015 for the next program in the Magna Carta Lecture Series, “Law in the…
  • Dec 17

    An Interview with Brandon Fitzgerald

    An Interview with Brandon Fitzgerald
    Today’s interview is with Brandon Fitzgerald, project manager of a Law Library staffing contract.  Brandon does a terrific job managing a group of contractors who help keep our collections orderly and updated. Describe your…
Rank this Week: 419

BLS Library Blog

BLS Library Blog

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

http://www.blslibrary.com/
  • Dec 19

    Library Hours During Winter Rece

    Library Hours During Winter Rece
    The Library hours for the coming weeks are as follows Friday, Dec. 19th      –    8 am – 10 pm Saturday Dec. 20th  –    9 am –  5 pm…
  • Dec 11

    Episode 092: Interview with Prof. Susan Herman

    Episode 092: Interview with Prof. Susan Herman
    Episode 092: Interview with Prof. Susan Herman.mp3 A New York Law Journal article Law Students Speak Out Against Grand Jury Decisions reports that law students and faculty across the state are speaking out against the recent grand jury…
  • Dec 8

    Candy at Circulation Desk, 12Noon, December 8th – 12th

    Candy at Circulation Desk, 12Noon, December 8th – 12th
    At 12Noon, Monday through Friday this week, December 8th – 12th, please stop by the first floor circulation desk for a “Chocolate Break” courtesy of the Library staff. Enjoy & Good Luck on your exams!
Rank this Week: 330

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/
  • Dec 19

    From the Stacks: Treatise

    From the Stacks: Treatise
    Are you looking for something on a particular topic but don’t know a particular text in that area of law? You should check out our guide Major Legal Treatises by Topic. The guide is arranged to make it easy for you to find what…
  • Dec 18

    Style Guides: Look Beyond the Bluebook

    Style Guides: Look Beyond the Bluebook
    Frustratingly enough, you’ve probably realized that the Bluebook doesn’t answer all of your questions when you’re writing a legal document. While the Bluebook is the standard for legal citation, when it comes to basic…
  • Dec 17

    Secrecy in Execution Could be Ohio Law Today

    Secrecy in Execution Could be Ohio Law Today
    Gov. Kasich today is expected to sign a bill today to legislation allowing lethal-injection secrecy, “compounding pharmacies” will acquire special status under Ohio law. The Bill is House Bill 663. To read the text of the bill,…
Rank this Week: 242

Legal Informatics Blog

Legal Informatics Blog

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

http://legalinformatics.wordpress.com
Rank this Week: 545

Cleveland Law Library Weblog

Cleveland Law Library Weblog

Informs local attorneys of major legal developments important to their practice. By Sue Altmeyer.

http://suealtmeyer.typepad.com/cleveland_law_library_web/
  • Dec 18

    Tech Thursday: Changing Multiple Password

    Tech Thursday: Changing Multiple Password
    Do you have too many passwords to effectively manage? Fox Van Allen's article "Dashlane & LastPass Let You Change Multiple Passwords with a Click" shows you two password management apps that can help you. You can read his article here.
  • Dec 11

    Tech Thursday: Making Your Smartphone Secure

    Tech Thursday: Making Your Smartphone Secure
    In this day and age, we use our smartphones for many different tasks, from online shopping to business applications. And because of this, you need to make sure your phone is locked down tight. To help us do this, Natasha...
  • Dec 4

    Tech Thursday: Happy Holidays, I Got Scammed!

    Tech Thursday: Happy Holidays, I Got Scammed!
    With the holiday season upon us, the scammers will be out in force. Is that online deal really that good? Techlicious' Dan O'Halloran lists three online shopping scams to be aware of in his article "Watch Out For These 3...
Rank this Week: 402

The BIALL Blog

The BIALL Blog

From the British and Irish Association of Law Librarians.

http://biall.blogspot.com/
  • Dec 17

    Legal Considerations for Global Entrepreneur

    Legal Considerations for Global Entrepreneur
    Contributed by Guest Blogger: Alice HarrisonHaving a great idea and possessing the grit and determination to develop it into a profitable business is of vital importance for anybody that wants to succeed in the cutthroat world of…
  • Dec 2

    "Good" Law

    "Good" Law
    As part of BIALL's November Newsletter, Daniel Hoadley examined 'Good' lawBack in September, Jane Riley (of the Manchester Law Library), posted an important question on LIS-Law which I have paraphrased below:"If there is no case status (no…
  • Nov 13

    Legal Reference Materials Course

    Legal Reference Materials Course
    BIALL is running the Legal Reference Materials course again on 15th December at City University.This course is intended for recent entrants to law librarianship and for those working in more general libraries which have legal materials.…
Rank this Week: 547

Law Library Blog

Law Library Blog

From the University of British Columbia Law Library.

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

    New Books at the Law Library – December 16, 2014

    New Books at the Law Library – December 16, 2014
    LAW LIBRARY level 3: K85 .E67 2014 Lee Epstein & Andrew D. Martin, An Introduction to Empirical Legal Research (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2014). LAW LIBRARY level 3: K230.C73 M63 2014 Sean Coyle, Modern Jurisprudence: A…
  • Dec 15

    December 2014 Hours After Exam

    December 2014 Hours After Exam
    Wednesday, December 17 8:30am – 5pm Thursday, December 18 9am – 5pm Friday, December 19 9am – 5pm Monday, December 22 9am – 5pm Tuesday, December 23 9am – 5pm Wednesday, December 24 9am – 3pm Thursday,…
  • Dec 8

    New Books at the Law Library – December 8, 2014

    New Books at the Law Library – December 8, 2014
    LAW LIBRARY level 3: K230.R378 A35 2013 Suri Ratnapala, Jurisprudence, 2d ed. (Port Melbourne: Cambridge University Press, 2013). LAW LIBRARY reference room (level 2): KE5759 .K74 Vern Krishna, The Fundamentals of Canadian Income Tax V. 1…
Rank this Week: 580

The Blackacre Times

The Blackacre Times

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

http://theblackacretimes.com/
  • Dec 16

    Remembering Nancy Johnson

    Remembering Nancy Johnson
    The College of Law and the profession of law librarianship was hit by a tremendous loss this week. Nancy Johnson, who retired as Associate Dean for Library and Information Services and Professor of Law in 2012, passed away on December 13,…
  • Dec 8

    Legal Writing Resource

    Legal Writing Resource
    In addition to exams, the end of a law school semester also signals the time when research projects and papers are due. The best legal writers are clear, thorough, and concise. The following are a list of resources that will help you…
  • Nov 25

    Executive Order

    Executive Order
    Interest in executive orders has risen over the past few weeks in light of President Obama’s move to use an executive order to grant around 5 million undocumented immigrants relief from deportation (CNN). Black’s Law Dictionary…
Rank this Week: 404

Scholarly Communications @ Duke

Scholarly Communications @ Duke

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

http://blogs.library.duke.edu/scholcomm/
  • Dec 16

    Cancelling Wiley?

    Cancelling Wiley?
    Because they were spaced almost a full year apart, I really did not connect the dots when two Canadian universities announced that they were cancelling their “Big Deals” with John Wiley & Sons publisher.  The Times Higher…
  • Dec 4

    Public access and protectionism

    Public access and protectionism
    By now many folks have commented on the announcement from Nature Publishing Group early this week about public access to all of its content and most have sussed out the fairly obvious fact that this is not open access, in spite of the rah-rah…
  • Nov 13

    Going all in on GSU

    Going all in on GSU
    On Friday the publishers who are suing Georgia State University for allegedly infringing copyright by scanning short excerpts from academic books to provide students with access through electronic reserves and learning management…
Rank this Week: 310

Seattle University Law Library…

Seattle University Law Library INFO

Covers legal news, legal research and library news.

http://lawlibraryblog.seattleu.edu/
  • Dec 12

    Alumni Service

    Alumni Service
    Congratulations to our December graduates! We encourage you to continue using the law library for your information needs and research interests. Alumni services include: • In-house use of law library materials • Reference services…
  • Dec 8

    New and Notable in the Library’s Recreational Reading Collection

    New and Notable in the Library’s Recreational Reading Collection
    Located at the 2nd floor of library at the base of the stairs. Jacob Bacharach, The Bend of the World (Liveright Publishing 2014) available at: LAW-McNaughton Collection (2nd Floor) PS3602 .A335 2014 Peter Morrison, the narrator of…
  • Dec 5

    Big Changes to the Library Catalog – Primo is Coming!

    Big Changes to the Library Catalog – Primo is Coming!
    What is Primo? Primo is the new library search tool that will replace our current catalog. With one search you will be able to find items (including articles and other electronic resources) available from the Law and Lemieux libraries and our…
Rank this Week: 557

The Gavel

The Gavel

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

http://law.okcu.edu/?cat=19
  • Dec 11

    Moving on Up to Midtown

    Moving on Up to Midtown
    Next week, the Oklahoma City University School of Law will move into its new Midtown building at 800 N. Harvey. The Harvey building was originally Oklahoma High School, the first high school in the territory of Oklahoma, built in 1910.…
  • Dec 2

    Adventures of a Traveling Law Librarian: Chicago!

    Adventures of a Traveling Law Librarian: Chicago!
    I recently had the pleasure of spending part of the Thanksgiving break in the Windy City.  Denielle Chaney, Oklahoma City University School of Law Class of 2010, was there with her husband to celebrate their anniversary.  We got…
  • Nov 11

    A Brief History of Veterans Day

    A Brief History of Veterans Day
    Source: http://www.va.gov/opa/vetsday/vetdayhistory.aspWorld War I (WWI) one officially ended on June 28, 1919 with the signing of the Treaty of Versailles. However, fighting had actually ceased seven months prior when an armistice between…
Rank this Week: 574

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/
  • Dec 2

    The Irrational Fear of Artificial Will

    The Irrational Fear of Artificial Will
    Image [cc] - agsandrew  A lot has been made of Elon Musk's recent comments about Artificial Intelligence being a greater risk than "nukes". And no less an intellect than Stephen Hawking recently echoed that sentiment. I've…
  • Nov 25

    Using Novelty, Surprise, and Shock to Change Behavior

    Using Novelty, Surprise, and Shock to Change Behavior
    Image [cc] Brainware3000 As I was going through my Facebook feed this morning, I noticed an update from Amy Hale-Janeke that pointed to an article on "How to Stop Annoying Behaviors and Handle Offensive People." For strictly research purposes…
  • Nov 13

    Lex Machina and the Wave of Legal Research and Analytics Resource

    Lex Machina and the Wave of Legal Research and Analytics Resource
    Image [cc] Giulia ForsytheThere are very few legal research and analytic platforms that are truly unique, ground-breaking, advantage-giving resources. One of the newer products out there that does seem to fit this category is Lex…
Rank this Week: 532

Harrisburg Campus Library Blogs

Harrisburg Campus Library Blogs

From Widener Law.

http://blogs.lawlib.widener.edu/harrisburg
  • Dec 2

    EXAM HOURS

    EXAM HOURS
        November 30 through December 16 we will have extended hours in the library:   8 a.m. — 2 a.m.      
  • Nov 13

    Thanksgiving Holiday

    Thanksgiving Holiday
    Nov. 26                       8 a.m.—10 p.m. Nov. …
  • Aug 26

    Labor Day Weekend Hour

    Labor Day Weekend Hour
    Aug. 29                       8 a.m.—8 p.m. Aug.…
Rank this Week: 578

Trial Advocacy Blog

Trial Advocacy Blog

Focuses on trial advocacy. From Temple University's Beasley School of Law.

http://indexhtml.blogspot.com/
  • Mar 11

    Temple Law alum vies for vacant Montana Supreme Court seat

    Temple Law alum vies for vacant Montana Supreme Court seat
    Copyright 2014 Great Falls TribuneAll Rights ReservedGreat Falls Tribune (Montana)March 9, 2014 Sunday1 EditionSECTION: A; Pg. 1LENGTH: 1677 wordsHEADLINE: 15 vie for vacant state Supreme Court seatBYLINE: By, John S.…
  • Nov 21

    Samuel Pond and Jerry Lehocky Create Trial Advocacy Scholarship at Temple University Beasley School of Law

    Samuel Pond and Jerry Lehocky Create Trial Advocacy Scholarship at Temple University Beasley School of Law
    Once classmates, now law partners, attorneys Samuel H. Pond and Jerry M. Lehocky have found a way to give back to the institution that launched their highly successful careers in law. The two partners at Philadelphia-based Pond Lehocky Stern…
  • Nov 14

    August/September 2013 Law Library Acquisition

    August/September 2013 Law Library Acquisition
    Administrative LawFederal administrative law / by Gary Lawson.Lawson, Gary, 1958-St. Paul, Minn. : West, c2013.TZ2 L445 2013 Administrative Law Developments in Administrative Law and Regulatory Practice, 2012 / edited by Jeffery S. …
Rank this Week: 529

Depraved Librarian

Depraved Librarian

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

http://depravedlibrarian.wordpress.com
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Judge Ben C. Green Law Library…

Judge Ben C. Green Law Library Blog

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

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

    New Law Review format on display at Circ. Desk

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

    The Day After – Looking at the Prediction

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

    Election Maps — Nov 5th — Election Eve Prediction

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

Criminal Law Library Blog

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

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

    State Advocacy Strategies: The New York Story

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

    State Advocacy Strategies: The New York Story

    State Advocacy Strategies: The New York Story
    Included below are my introductory remarks delivered at the Annual Meeting of the American Association of Law Libraries on July 23, 2012 as part Program E-1 State Advocacy Strategies: Learning to Connect, Grow and Survive. The material below…
  • Mar 26

    The Jury Expert Has a New Look

    The Jury Expert Has a New Look
    The people at The Jury Expert are excited about moving to a new platrorm, Wordpress, where they can incorporate a new look and possibly some new features as well. Below is their e-mail announcing the change and providing links so you can see…
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Mississippi College Law Library…

Mississippi College Law Library Blog

Covers library updates and legal news.

http://mclawlib.blogspot.com/
  • Jul 29

    Minor Library Construction

    Minor Library Construction
    The library will be undergoing some minor renovations over the next day or two and will not be the quite place with which you are familiar. We are installing some power outlets in the floor on the 2nd floor of the library ease of patron…
  • Jul 6

    Bar Studying Extended Hour

    Bar Studying Extended Hour
    O.k., breaking news is a bit of overkill but the library is going to stay open with some slightly extended hours on the weekend - 12-6 on Saturday and Sunday - the weekends of July the 10/11, 17/18, and 24/25 for bar exam studiers.
  • Jul 2

    Pig Book

    Pig Book
    Today we pass along a non-"official" source that is from the Citizen's Against Waste. The Pig Book is a 60 page or so accounting of Congressional spending as determined by their editors.
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BarclayBlog

BarclayBlog

Legal research updates from around the world and new and interesting research resources and web sites of interest. From Syracuse University College of Law.

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

    Law Firm Hiring practices in the economic downturn

    Law Firm Hiring practices in the economic downturn
    The economy continues to impact the traditional large law firm hiring cycle:A NY Times article focuses on 2Ls waiting for the chance to interview in the fall: http://www.nytimes.com/2009/08/26/business/26lawyers.html?em Some famous firms have…
  • May 4

    Movin' On

    Movin' On
    To my faithful readers: After many happyand productive years at the Barclay LawLibrary, I will be moving on to becomeExecutive Director of the Dewitt CommunityLibrary. This was a tough decision, but asa former library director always told…
  • Apr 26

    New Online Legal Magazine a "Refreshing Alternative" to Traditional Law Review

    New Online Legal Magazine a "Refreshing Alternative" to Traditional Law Review
    The Legal Workshop is a new online legal journalthat seeks to disseminate legal scholarship to a broadaudience of readers. The new endeavor is produced bya consortium of academic law reviews: Stanford LawReview, New York University Law…
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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/
  • Dec 19

    NILL added new content to the Indian Law Bulletins on 12/19

    NILL added new content to the Indian Law Bulletins on 12/19
    * U.S. Supreme Court Bulletin http://www.narf.org/nill/bulletins/sct/2014-2015update.htmlPetition for certiorari was denied in MM&A Productions v. Yavapai-Apache Nation (sovereign immunity, theory of apparent authority) on 12/15/14. See…
  • Dec 12

    NILL added new content to the Indian Law Bulletins on 12/12

    NILL added new content to the Indian Law Bulletins on 12/12
    * U.S. Supreme Court Bulletin http://www.narf.org/nill/bulletins/sct/2014-2015update.htmlPetition for certiorari was filed in Menominee Indian Tribe of Wisconsin v. U.S. (self-determination contract, statute of limitations) on 12/02/14.…
  • Dec 5

    NILL added new content to the Indian Law Bulletins on 12/05

    NILL added new content to the Indian Law Bulletins on 12/05
    * U.S. Courts of Appeals Bulletin http://www.narf.org/nill/bulletins/cta/2014cta.htmlAmador County, California v. U.S. Dep't of Interior (gaming compact, "no-action" approval) * United States Federal Trial Courts Bulletin…
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Oregon Legal Research

Oregon Legal Research

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

http://blog.oregonlegalresearch.com/
  • Dec 19

    CLEs and Books for Oregon Contract Attorneys, and the Lawyers who Hire Them

    CLEs and Books for Oregon Contract Attorneys, and the Lawyers who Hire Them
    PLF has this contract attorney CLE at their website, in CD, DVD, Streaming video, and MP3 formats. We have the CD & print coursebook in our collection (Washington County Law Library). Contract Attorneys: Managing Expectations and Getting…
  • Dec 18

    Multnomah County Circuit Court 2014 Report on the Multnomah Law Library

    Multnomah County Circuit Court 2014 Report on the Multnomah Law Library
    You can read the Multnomah Law Library Report at the PSU CPS website: “This report reviews the current operations of the Multnomah Law Library and makes recommendations, based on best practices, for ways to restructure the Multnomah Law…
  • Dec 18

    U.S. 19th out of 99 in Latest Access to Justice Ranking

    U.S. 19th out of 99 in Latest Access to Justice Ranking
    “Too many shut out of justice, ABA president says: Wlliam C. Hubbard, president of the American Bar Association, calls it “the justice gap.” Deep down, all Americans believe they have a right to their day in court. They…
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Oregon Legal Research

Oregon Legal Research

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

http://blog.oregonlegalresearch.com
  • Dec 19

    CLEs and Books for Oregon Contract Attorneys, and the Lawyers who Hire Them

    CLEs and Books for Oregon Contract Attorneys, and the Lawyers who Hire Them
    PLF has this contract attorney CLE at their website, in CD, DVD, Streaming video, and MP3 formats. We have the CD & print coursebook in our collection (Washington County Law Library). Contract Attorneys: Managing Expectations and Getting…
  • Dec 18

    Multnomah County Circuit Court 2014 Report on the Multnomah Law Library

    Multnomah County Circuit Court 2014 Report on the Multnomah Law Library
    You can read the Multnomah Law Library Report at the PSU CPS website: “This report reviews the current operations of the Multnomah Law Library and makes recommendations, based on best practices, for ways to restructure the Multnomah Law…
  • Dec 18

    U.S. 19th out of 99 in Latest Access to Justice Ranking

    U.S. 19th out of 99 in Latest Access to Justice Ranking
    “Too many shut out of justice, ABA president says: Wlliam C. Hubbard, president of the American Bar Association, calls it “the justice gap.” Deep down, all Americans believe they have a right to their day in court. They…
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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/
  • Dec 19

    Happy holidays to all!

    Happy holidays to all!
    Nothing like a few law-related puns to bring cheer to a holiday party! Our postcard collection, generously donated by Professor Michael Hoeflich, includes quite a few holiday-themed cards. Check out the webpage for our law in postcards…
  • Dec 10

    New acquisition: colonial American imprint of Henry Care's English Libertie

    New acquisition: colonial American imprint of Henry Care's English Libertie
    Henry Care's English Liberties, or the Free-born Subject's Inheritance was originally published in England around 1680 (the title page had no year). The book is a layman's guide to English law and government, with a focus on the Magna Cagna,…
  • Nov 21

    Colonial Massachusetts deed signed by husband and wife

    Colonial Massachusetts deed signed by husband and wife
    This 1774 deed confirms the sale of fifty acres of land around Worcester (in the then Massachusetts Bay Colony) from Artemas How to Bezeleel Hale to  “Have, Hold, Use, Occupy Possess and Enjoy.” The deed contains a…
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Cincinnati Law Library Blog

Cincinnati Law Library Blog

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

http://cincinnatilaw.blogspot.com/
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Pappas Law Library Blog

Pappas Law Library Blog

From the Boston University School of Law.

http://bulawinteractive.org/libraryblog/
  • Dec 19

    Massachusetts Historical Documents and Law

    Massachusetts Historical Documents and Law
    Did you know that there was once a penalty imposed in Massachusetts if you celebrated Christmas?  Check out this law from 1659 (with modern spelling): “For preventing disorders arising in several places within this…
  • Dec 15

    Senate Report on CIA Interrogation Program

    Senate Report on CIA Interrogation Program
    There has been much controversy over the release of the Senate Intelligence Committee’s Report on the CIA’s Detention and Interrogation Program. That Report is now available via the Federal Digital System web site as Senate Report…
  • Dec 12

    Admiralty & Maritime Law

    Admiralty & Maritime Law
    Looking to research admiralty and maritime law?  The Fineman and Pappas Law Libraries have some resources to help you get started. Secondary Sources Secondary sources are a good place to look if you want a broad overview of the law…
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TSLL TechScans

TSLL TechScans

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

http://tslltechscans.blogspot.com/
  • Dec 19

    Expensing e-books: how much should patron habit influence collection development?

    Expensing e-books: how much should patron habit influence collection development?
    This article by Terrance L. Cottress and Brigitte Bell explores the difficulties in managing print and ebook expenditures in today's libraries.http://dx.doi.org/10.1108/BL-09-2014-0023TSLL Tech Scans Blog
  • Nov 19

    PCC BIBFRAME web page

    PCC BIBFRAME web page
    Paul Frank, along with the PCC Secretariat, have created a new webpage, BIBFRAME and the PCC, to help librarians learn about the BIBFRAME initiative and understand development of a future bibliographic ecosystem. The creators hope that this…
  • Nov 6

    John Attig blogs from this week's meetings of the Joint Steering Committee

    John Attig blogs from this week's meetings of the Joint Steering Committee
    In case you have been waiting with bated breath for a resolution to the issues raised in 6JSC/TechnicalWG/4, "Court and Jurisdiction in RDA" (http://www.rda-jsc.org/docs/6JSC-TechnicalWG-4.pdf; see also my previous TechScans post on this…
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Law Library of Congress: News and…

Law Library of Congress: News and Events

Announces programs hosted by the Law Library of Congress, including legal film series, speaker series, and recognition events.

http://www.loc.gov/law/news/
  • Dec 19

    Law in the Lives of Medieval Women: Beyond Magna Carta

    Law in the Lives of Medieval Women: Beyond Magna Carta
    Date: Wednesday, January 14, 2015 Time: 1:00 p.m. Location: Mumford Room (LM-649), Library of Congress, James Madison Building, 101 Independence Ave., S.E., Washington, D.C. Ruth Mazo Karras, professor and chair of the History Department at…
  • Dec 11

    Vote for In Custodia Legis in the ABA Journal Blawg 100

    Vote for In Custodia Legis in the ABA Journal Blawg 100
    The Law Library of Congress blog, In Custodia Legis, was included in this year's ABA Journal Blawg 100, as "one of the top 100 best blogs for a legal audience." Please take a minute to register (http://www.abajournal.com/register) and vote…
  • Nov 25

    In Custodia Legis Chosen as One of the ABA Journal's Blawg 100

    In Custodia Legis Chosen as One of the ABA Journal's Blawg 100
    Editors of the ABA Journal announced today they have selected In Custodia Legis by the Law Library of Congress as one of the top 100 best blogs for a legal audience. In addition, the magazine has added 10 more bloggers to its Blawg 100 Hall…
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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/
  • Dec 19

    Take a break! Recreational reading recommendations from the faculty

    Take a break! Recreational reading recommendations from the faculty
    Drop by the library to view the new exhibit of recommended reading.  Over the summer, we asked the faculty to identify their favorite books read in the past year and their favorite books of all time. Here are the results:Favorite…
  • Dec 10

    Senate Select Committee on Intelligence

    Senate Select Committee on Intelligence
    The report of the Senate Select Committee on Intelligence on the C.I.A.'s detention and interrogation program is available on the Committee's website. The report focuses on the C.I.A.'s use of secret prisons as well as its use…
  • Nov 26

    Still shuffling your spring course schedule? Take a research class!

    Still shuffling your spring course schedule? Take a research class!
    In addition to two sections of Advanced Legal Research (3 credits), the teaching librarians are offering two subject-specific research courses: Tax Law Research and Research for Criminal Law Practice, both two credits. ALR exposes students to…
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Virtual Library Cat's Eye View

Virtual Library Cat's Eye View

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

http://deanelawlibrary.blogspot.com/
  • Dec 19

    You Are Done!!!!

    You Are Done!!!!
    Congrats - you made it through the semester.  First years, you have survived the most difficult part of Law School.Now, I can go on serious winter nap/hibernation (in other words, the Library is closed) starting Tues. 12/23 at 5p going…
  • Dec 18

    Today In Legal History: International Migrants Day

    Today In Legal History: International Migrants Day
    December 18 is International Migrants Day. This day marks the adoption in 1990 of the International Convention on the Protection of the Rights of All Migrant Workers and Members of Their Families. Read more here.Acknowledgment to…
  • Dec 17

    Extended Hours During Exam Period End Tonight

    Extended Hours During Exam Period End Tonight
    Tonight marks the last day of extended hours during exam period.  Please make note of the Library's hours during Intersession: Thursday, Dec 18, 2014 8 AM - 6 PM Circulation Desk INTERSESSION SCHEDULE: Friday, December 19 -…
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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/
  • Dec 18

    Fred Parks Law Library Holiday Hour

    Fred Parks Law Library Holiday Hour
    As a reminder the Fred Parks Law Library will be closed starting at 5:00pm December 19, 2014 and will re-open at 7:30am January 2, 2015. The library staff at the Fred Parks Law Library would like to wish all our students, staff, faculty…
  • Dec 15

    Collection Spotlight - Suggested Leisure Reading

    Collection Spotlight - Suggested Leisure Reading
    by Barbara Szalkowski, Senior Catalog LibrarianNow Appearing in the Library!The Library has more than texts and legal resources. We also have a selection of fiction.Larry Thompson's So Help Me God usesSouth Texas as a…
  • Nov 27

    In Memoriam: Harry Reed, 1923-2014

    In Memoriam: Harry Reed, 1923-2014
    By Heather Kushnerick, Special Collections Librarian & College Archivist     “You want to try teaching Texas land titles?” That question from Joe Williamson began Harry Reed’s 62-year relationship with…
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Library Boy

Library Boy

Features legal research news. By Michel-Adrien Sheppard.

http://micheladrien.blogspot.com/
  • Dec 18

    Canadian Library Association Feliciter Issue for December 2014

    Canadian Library Association Feliciter Issue for December 2014
    The December 2014 issue of Feliciter, the journal of the Canadian Library Association (CLA), are is available online. The issue's theme is "Transforming Library Space and Service Delivery". From the editorial:"Nowhere is the…
  • Dec 17

    Roundup of Nominations for 2014 Canadian Law Blog Award

    Roundup of Nominations for 2014 Canadian Law Blog Award
    This is a follow-up to the Library Boy post of December 3, 2014 entitled Nominations Open for 2014 Canadian Law Blog Awards .The Vancouver Law Librarian Blog has posted a roundup of nominees for this year's Canadian Law Blog Awards, also…
  • Dec 16

    Canadian Association of Law Libraries Webinar on Communicating and Proving Your Expertise

    Canadian Association of Law Libraries Webinar on Communicating and Proving Your Expertise
    The Canadian Association of Law Libraries (CALL) is organizing a webinar on January 27, 2015 on Defining, Communicating and Proving Your Expertise:"This session describes the processes and requirements for professional services providers…
Rank this Week: 880