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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/
Rank this Week: 3

Legal Informatics Blog

Legal Informatics Blog

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

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

    Updates Now on Legal Informatics Tumblr and Twitter

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

    Greenwood: Law Itself is the Killer Blockchain App

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

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

    SubTech 2016: International Conference on Substantive Technology in Legal Education and Practice: Storify, links, and resource
    SubTech 2016: International Conference on Substantive Technology in Legal Education and Practice was held 7-9 July 2015 at University of Richmond School of Law in Richmond, Virginia, USA. The conference website is at:…
Rank this Week: 28

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: 39

Slaw

Slaw

A Canadian cooperative weblog on all things legal.

http://www.slaw.ca
  • Feb 20

    Reduce Communication-Related Claims by Understanding Cognitive Bia

    Reduce Communication-Related Claims by Understanding Cognitive Bia
    This article is by Ian Hu, claims prevention and practicePRO counsel at LAWPRO. Understanding cognitive biases can help reduce communication-related claims, which are the biggest source of malpractice claims. While many cognitive biases are…
  • Feb 20

    Machines Regulating Humans: The Q&A

    Machines Regulating Humans: The Q&A
    This is a follow up to my previous post on Benjamin Alarie’s talk about the potential of using machine learning to regulate human activity. The presentation was followed by a great question and answer period and I thought I’d…
  • Feb 20

    Monday’s Mix

    Monday’s Mix
    Each Monday we present brief excerpts of recent posts from five of Canada’s award­-winning legal blogs chosen at random* from more than 80 recent Clawbie winners. In this way we hope to promote their work, with their permission, to…
Rank this Week: 45

beSpacific

beSpacific

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

http://www.bespacific.com/
  • Feb 19

    Botnet attack analysis of Deflect protected website blacklivesmatter.com

    Botnet attack analysis of Deflect protected website blacklivesmatter.com
    Deflect Labs report #3. Seamus Tuohy and eQualit.ie View the report with 3D rendering (5mb) “This report covers attacks between April 29th and October 15th, 2016. Over this seven-month period, we recorded more than a hundred separate…
  • Feb 19

    Working Without a Net: Supreme Court Decision Making as Performance

    Working Without a Net: Supreme Court Decision Making as Performance
    Gedicks, Frederick Mark, Working Without a Net: Supreme Court Decision Making as Performance (February 17, 2017). BYU Law Research Paper No. 17-09. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=2919682 “A Depression-era Justice once…
  • Feb 19

    Report – A Close Look at the Decline of Homeownership

    Report – A Close Look at the Decline of Homeownership
    Federal Reserve Bank of New York – Liberty Street Economics – Andrew Haughwout, Richard Peach, and Joseph Tracy, February 17, 2017 “The homeownership rate—the percentage of households that own rather than rent the…
Rank this Week: 79

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: 59

Yale Law Library - News and Events

Yale Law Library - News and Events

Covers library acquisitions, book talks, and administrative news.

http://library.law.yale.edu/news
  • Feb 20

    Data Rescue New Haven @ Yale

    Data Rescue New Haven @ Yale
    Data Rescue New Haven @ Yale March 4, 2017 9 AM - 4 PM 17 Hillhouse Avenue, TEAL Classroom  More information: http://researchdata.yale.edu/datarescuenhv Register for DataRescueNHV: http://tinyurl.com/datarescuenhv
  • Feb 10

    Book Talk: Buying a Bride: An Engaging History of Mail-Order Matche

    Book Talk: Buying a Bride: An Engaging History of Mail-Order Matche
    Please join the Lillian Goldman Law Library and Yale Law Women for a discussion with Marcia A. Zug ’04 about her new book, Buying a Bride: An Engaging History of Mail-Order Matches. Commentary will be provided by Ian Ayres ’86.…
  • Feb 8

    Workshop: Increasing the Openness and Reproducibility of Your Research

    Workshop: Increasing the Openness and Reproducibility of Your Research
    Increasing the Openness and Reproducibility of Your Research
Rank this Week: 200

Class Action Countermeasures

Class Action Countermeasures

Covers class action defense. By McGuireWoods LLP.

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

    Eighth Circuit Undoes Target Data Breach Settlement Cla

    Eighth Circuit Undoes Target Data Breach Settlement Cla
    Today, we at Class Action Countermeasures are proud to post an analysis of the recent Target litigation appellate opinion by members of our class action and data privacy groups: Laura A. Lange, Shawna J. English,…
  • Feb 14

    The New, Improved FICALA – What’s In the House Class Action Bill?

    The New, Improved FICALA – What’s In the House Class Action Bill?
    The House of Representatives has reintroduced the Fairness in Class Action Litigation Act (FICALA), and it’s more substantial than the 2015 version.  The previous version, you may recall, attempted to reinforce the typicality…
  • Jan 27

    Do Good Things Come in Threes? Supreme Court Grants Cert in Three Collective Action Waiver Case

    Do Good Things Come in Threes? Supreme Court Grants Cert in Three Collective Action Waiver Case
    As recently reported by our colleague Brennan Bolt in one of our sister blogs, Labor Relations Today, the Supreme Court has answered a question I posed a few months ago by granting cert in not one, not two… Continue Reading
Rank this Week: 199

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
  • Feb 14

    OPINIONS – February 14, 2017

    OPINIONS – February 14, 2017
    Matter of J.S. DA 15-0751 2017 MT 28N Civil – Commitment-Mental Illness Matter of X.S. K.S. A.S. I.S. DA 16-0508 2017 MT 27N Civil – Dependent Neglect State v. Berdahl DA 16-0164 2017 MT 26 Civil – Declaratory Judgment
  • Feb 8

    OPINIONS – February 8, 2017

    OPINIONS – February 8, 2017
    State v. Reynolds DA 14-0521 2017 MT 25 Criminal – Deceptive Practices State v. Kaarma DA 15-0214 2017 MT 24 Criminal – Homicide-Deliberate
  • Feb 8

    OPINIONS – February 7, 2017

    OPINIONS – February 7, 2017
    Nolan v. Yellowstone County DA 16-0431 2017 MT 23N Civil – Damages Matter of M.D. DA 16-0378 2017 MT 22 Civil – Guardian/Conservator Amtrust v. Wiggins DA 16-0351 2017 MT 21N Civil – Damages Hill Co. High v. Anderson DA…
Rank this Week: 189

Law Bod Blog

Law Bod Blog

News and chat from the Bodleian Law Library at Oxford University.

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

    The Law Bod Blog is moving!

    The Law Bod Blog is moving!
    You can now find us at http://blogs.bodleian.ox.ac.uk/lawbod/, the new home of Bodleian Libraries blogs.  If you follow us by RSS, or through our Twitter, Facebook and website updates you don’t need to do anything – all these…
  • Apr 15

    The Law Bod Blog is moving!

    The Law Bod Blog is moving!
    You can now find us at http://blogs.bodleian.ox.ac.uk/lawbod/, the new home of Bodleian Libraries blogs.  If you follow us by RSS, or through our Twitter, Facebook and website updates you don’t need to do anything – all these…
  • Apr 4

    10 am opening on Tuesday 8 April 2014

    10 am opening on Tuesday 8 April 2014
    Please note that, due to an electrical shutdown for the entire St Cross Building from 6.30am to 10am on Tuesday 8 April,  the Bodleian Law Library will not open until 10am. Apologies for any inconvenience caused.    
Rank this Week: 143

Massachusetts Law Updates

Massachusetts Law Updates

From the Massachusetts Trial Court Law Libraries

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

    New SJC Rule Will Require Professionalism Course

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

    SJC Rules on Segregated Confinement

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

    PIRG'S 2012 Trouble in Toyland toy safety report.

    PIRG'S 2012 Trouble in Toyland toy safety report.
    http://bit.ly/WuyUky
Rank this Week: 174

Legal Research is EASY

Legal Research is EASY

Covers basic legal research. By Bret Christensen.

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

    Some people's kid

    Some people's kid
    First, a limerick:There once was a couple who owed rent.They were so much in debt they were bent;Their folks they did get,To lend every cent,And now they all live in a tent.The other day, I was visited by a older couple. Seems couple's son…
  • Feb 13

    Crazy Love

    Crazy Love
    "Love" (or what people think is love) will make some people do some pretty stupid things.  This being the month of "love," I thought I'd throw my hat into the ring and tell a tale of woe and stupidity.Seems an older Lad was madly in love…
  • Feb 6

    Word of the Month for February 2017: Duty

    Word of the Month for February 2017: Duty
    Despite what the POTUS or any economic "experts" may say about the state of the economy, I have discovered a perfect measure for whether the economy is tanking: how far in left field are the civil actions being filed in Superior Court.…
Rank this Week: 3607

Law Library Blog

Law Library Blog

From the University of British Columbia Law Library.

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

    New Books at the Law Library – February 20, 2017

    New Books at the Law Library – February 20, 2017
    LAW LIBRARY reference room (level 2): K212 .L394 2016 Robert M. Lawless, Jennifer K. Robbennolt & Thomas S. Ulen,, 2d ed. Empirical Methods in Law (New York: Wolters Kluwer, 2016). LAW LIBRARY level 3: K434.P5 A37 2016 Malcolm Schofield,…
  • Feb 14

    Legal Research Skills Serie

    Legal Research Skills Serie
    The UBC Law Library is pleased to present its Legal Research Skills Series designed for students wanting to brush up on the basics or learn something new. This series will provide legal research instruction from experienced law librarians and…
  • Feb 14

    New Books at the Law Library – February 14, 2016

    New Books at the Law Library – February 14, 2016
    LAW LIBRARY level 3: K4505 .A935 2010 Hugh J. Ault & Brian J. Arnold, Comparative Income Taxation: A Structural Analysis, 3d ed. (Alphen aan den Rijn,: Kluwer Law International, 2010). LAW LIBRARY level 3: KE3247 .M33 2016 Malcolm…
Rank this Week: 3970

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/
  • Feb 20

    Law Library Tips on Avoiding Plagiarism

    Law Library Tips on Avoiding Plagiarism
    Whether you are writing a brief or a seminar paper, take care to avoid plagiarism. Your legal readers, from judges to fellow scholars, expect to be able to identify which words and ideas are yours and which come from others, in part to…
  • Feb 13

    Research Tip: What is “Permanent” Online?

    Research Tip: What is “Permanent” Online?
    Websites “disappear” for any number of reasons. Presidential transitions, general link rot, or site design errors can all contribute to Internet content vanishing. What’s a researcher to do? Consider whether you can find a permanent…
  • Feb 6

    Research International Arbitration or Intellectual Property Using New Law Library Database

    Research International Arbitration or Intellectual Property Using New Law Library Database
    As we begin a new semester, you might be interested in checking out two of the Moritz Law Library’s newer databases: Kluwer Arbitration and Kluwer IP Law. Kluwer Arbitration has resources on international arbitration, offering both primary…
Rank this Week: 727

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
  • Feb 20

    Recent Acquisitions, February 13 – February 20, 2017

    Recent Acquisitions, February 13 – February 20, 2017
    45 new acquisitions in Osgoode Hall Law School Library, including 5 from 2017: K 487 E3 N46 2017 Neoliberal legality : understanding the role of law in the neoliberal project Routledge, 2017 x, 214 pages ; 24 cm Ethics and … Continue…
  • Feb 13

    Recent Acquisitions, February 6 – February 13, 2017

    Recent Acquisitions, February 6 – February 13, 2017
    41 new acquisitions in Osgoode Hall Law School Library, including 10 from 2017: K 213 R488 2016 Rhetorical processes and legal judgments : how language and arguments shape struggles for rights and power Cambridge University Press, 2016 xi,…
  • Feb 10

    Legal resources on the Trump administration

    Legal resources on the Trump administration
    If you’re scratching your head about what’s going on south of the border, here are a some recently compiled legal resources on the Trump administration from academic, reliable sources. Beats “alternative facts” any…
Rank this Week: 3087

Fairly Used Blog

Fairly Used Blog

Discusses news in the Copyright and Fair Use industry, as well as updates to the Stanford Copyright and Fair Use site.

http://fairuse.stanford.edu/blog/
  • Feb 19

    Future of Libraries – Need First Sale for ebook

    Future of Libraries – Need First Sale for ebook
    How will libraries hold onto ebooks and other digital files like mp3s so that readers and scholars in the future can still read them?  The current state of affairs relies on license agreements with publishers who in turn license to…
  • Nov 16

    protect your site from copyright lawsuit

    protect your site from copyright lawsuit
    Everyone who thought they were protected from copyright lawsuits based on user postings, read this and take action by December 1st. Don’t Lose Your DMCA Safe Harbor Protection!   The post protect your site from copyright lawsuits…
  • Sep 25

    Happy Birthday – ruling plus full court docket filing

    Happy Birthday – ruling plus full court docket filing
    Justia has made the full docket of legal filings in the Happy Birthday case available for free online at https://dockets.justia.com/docket/california/cacdce/2:2013cv04460/564772 The post Happy Birthday – ruling plus full court docket…
Rank this Week: 1324

Library Boy

Library Boy

Features legal research news. By Michel-Adrien Sheppard.

http://micheladrien.blogspot.com/
  • Feb 19

    Interview With Law Library of Congress Legal Reference Librarian Theresa Rei

    Interview With Law Library of Congress Legal Reference Librarian Theresa Rei
    In Custodia Legis, the blog of the Law Library of Congress in Washington, has been running an interview series featuring members of the library staff. The series started in late October 2010.The most recent interview is with Theresa Reiss,…
  • Feb 19

    Program for WILU 2017 Library Instruction Conference

    Program for WILU 2017 Library Instruction Conference
    WILU stands for Workshop for Instruction in Library Use and is an annual Canadian conference devoted to research and innovations in the area of information literacy and library instruction.The 2017 conference takes place May 23-25 in…
  • Feb 19

    Family Violence in Canada: A Statistical Profile, 2015

    Family Violence in Canada: A Statistical Profile, 2015
    The Canadian Centre for Justice Statistics has released its most recent annual report on Family Violence in Canada: A Statistical Profile:"The 2015 edition of the report features an in-depth analysis of self-reported childhood …
Rank this Week: 367

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/
  • Feb 19

    Rising: Supply Chain Management and Alternative Legal Service Provider

    Rising: Supply Chain Management and Alternative Legal Service Provider
    Last post, I offered some skepticism about one conclusion--the billable hour is already dead--in the annual Report on the State of the Legal Market from The Center for the Study of the Legal Profession at Georgetown University Law…
  • Feb 9

    Billable Hour Deathwatch: of that day or hour no man knoweth

    Billable Hour Deathwatch: of that day or hour no man knoweth
    People ought to have a higher default level of skepticism toward stories based on opaque sourcing, especially when it confirms their priors. — Nate Silver (@NateSilver538) February 8, 2017 I always get so much mileage from the great…
  • Feb 8

    Justly: Practical Insights from Massive State & Federal Court Data

    Justly: Practical Insights from Massive State & Federal Court Data
    Last September, Geek #2, sent me a short email asking if I knew anything about the product called Justly. His short description of how Justly had a case categorization feature, and was pulling data from the Federal Courts (not that big a…
Rank this Week: 917

Seattle University Law Library…

Seattle University Law Library INFO

Covers legal news, legal research and library news.

http://lawlibraryblog.seattleu.edu/
  • Feb 18

    Today in Legal History: Credit Mobilier Scandal

    Today in Legal History: Credit Mobilier Scandal
    On February 18, 1873, the House of Representatives voted to find Oakes Ames (R-Mass.) guilty of bribery. Though the House contemplated ejecting him from office, Ames was instead censured. Too many other representatives had stock in…
  • Feb 14

    Social Justice Monday – Cyber Civil Rights: Legal Responses to Non-Consensual Pornography (Revenge Porn) on the Internet

    Social Justice Monday – Cyber Civil Rights: Legal Responses to Non-Consensual Pornography (Revenge Porn) on the Internet
    Social Justice Monday – Cyber Civil Rights: Legal Responses to Non-Consensual Pornography on the Internet February 13, 2017 With the click of a mouse, a bitter ex or hacker can upload compromising photos or videos to public websites…
  • Feb 13

    Today in Legal History: Swiss Neutrality Recognized by League of Nation

    Today in Legal History: Swiss Neutrality Recognized by League of Nation
    The League of Nations officially recognized Switzerland as neutral on February 13, 1920. This was not a new position for the Swiss; the Treaty of Westphalia did the same, as did the Congress of Vienna in 1815. Ironically, Switzerland did not…
Rank this Week: 3993

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/
  • Feb 17

    NILL added new content to the Indian Law Bulletins on 2/17

    NILL added new content to the Indian Law Bulletins on 2/17
    U.S. Federal Courts Bulletin http://www.narf.org/nill/bulletins/federal/2017.htmlKnighton v. Cedarville Rancheria of Northern Paiute Indians (Tribal Court Jurisdiction; Tribal Government - Fraud) Tribal Courts…
  • Feb 1

    NILL added new content to the Indian Law Bulletins on 2/1

    NILL added new content to the Indian Law Bulletins on 2/1
    U.S. Federal Courts Bulletin http://www.narf.org/nill/bulletins/federal/2017.htmlJones v. United States (Bad Men Treaty Provision)United States v. Barnes (Oklevueha Native American Church; Marijuana Manufacturing)Consumer Financial Protection…
  • Jan 24

    NILL added new content to the Indian Law Bulletins on 1/24

    NILL added new content to the Indian Law Bulletins on 1/24
    U.S. Supreme Court Bulletin http://www.narf.org/nill/bulletins/sct/2016-2017update.htmlPetitions were denied on January 9, 2017 in:Mackinac Tribe v. Jewell (Federal Acknowledgment Process - Timeliness) Nisenan Tribe of Nevada City Rancheria…
Rank this Week: 861

Library Stuff

Library Stuff

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

http://www.librarystuff.net
  • Feb 17

    Museums and libraries fight ‘alternative facts’ with a #DayofFact

    Museums and libraries fight ‘alternative facts’ with a #DayofFact
    “First the National Parks went rogue, sharing climate change data on Twitter. Now museums and libraries have taken up arms — or at least typing fingers — to fight on behalf of facts. Using the hashtag #DayofFacts, more…
  • Feb 17

    Authors And Illustrators Of Color Accounted For 22 Percent Of Children’s Book

    Authors And Illustrators Of Color Accounted For 22 Percent Of Children’s Book
    “Two decades ago only about 9 percent of children’s books published in the U.S. were about people of color. Things have changed since then, but not by much.On Wednesday, the Cooperative Children’s Book Center at University…
  • Feb 16

    Columbia library to revise gun signage after threat of lawsuit

    Columbia library to revise gun signage after threat of lawsuit
    “The Daniel Boone Regional Library board of trustees said Thursday night it would amend existing signs outside the library, which ban patrons from bringing firearms inside.Earlier in the day, an attorney representing Rep. Cheri Toalson…
Rank this Week: 3981

Et Seq. - The Harvard Law School…

Et Seq. - The Harvard Law School Library Blog

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

http://etseq.law.harvard.edu/
  • Feb 17

    852 RARE: Guest Blog – Molding the Legal Mind: The Notebooks of Harvard Law Student

    852 RARE: Guest Blog – Molding the Legal Mind: The Notebooks of Harvard Law Student
    Many of us would shudder to imagine a researcher 100 years from now poring over our college lecture notes, scribbled in spiral-bound notebooks or, more likely, typed up in hundreds of sporadically organized .docx files. Historical &…
  • Feb 14

    Jonathan Zittrain statement for the record on access to legal information

    Jonathan Zittrain statement for the record on access to legal information
    Today at 10am, a statement for the record from our faculty director and Vice Dean, Library And Information Resources, Jonathan Zittrain, will be part of House Judiciary Committee’s IP Subcommittee hearing on Judicial…
  • Feb 8

    What’s new on Kanopy?

    What’s new on Kanopy?
    Kanopy, one of the streaming video services available at Harvard which makes available hundreds of award-winning documentary and feature films from around the world, has just shared the latest films they’re highlighting. Films…
Rank this Week: 1090

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/
  • Feb 17

    2/21 “Ravel Law Research System” Seminar

    2/21 “Ravel Law Research System” Seminar
    Interested in knowing about alternative systems to Lexis Advance, Westlaw, and Bloomberg Law?  The Ravel Law Research System Law Library Legal Research Seminar is Tuesday, February 21st, 4:30pm-5pm, in Law Library Room A059. …
  • Feb 16

    Bluebooking Seminar: Top Takeaway

    Bluebooking Seminar: Top Takeaway
    The most recent Legal Research Seminar, held on February 14th, covered everyone’s favorite topic, Bluebooking. In case you missed it, here are some of the top takeaways: The Bluepages contain the basic rules you need for citation in…
  • Feb 15

    Bloomberg Law Health Related Resource

    Bloomberg Law Health Related Resource
    The Bloomberg Law Health Practice Center is a great one stop shop for Health and Health Law related materials. Practice Pages: The Health Practice Center has practice pages: Business & Taxation, Fraud & Abuse, Health Information &…
Rank this Week: 1110

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
  • Feb 17

    The First Mention of the Jewish Ghetto of Venice in English – Pic of the Week

    The First Mention of the Jewish Ghetto of Venice in English – Pic of the Week
    The first English language publication to mention the Jewish Ghetto of Venice was a travelogue that appeared in 1611 under the unlikely title Crudities. Below is an image of that edition’s title page: The central text on the page…
  • Feb 16

    An Interview with Theresa Reiss, Legal Reference Librarian

    An Interview with Theresa Reiss, Legal Reference Librarian
    The following is an interview with Theresa Reiss, who is currently working at the Law Library of Congress as a reference librarian in the Law Library Reading Room. Describe your background I am originally from Scottsdale, Arizona. But during…
  • Feb 15

    Explore World War I Declarations of War from Around the World

    Explore World War I Declarations of War from Around the World
    The Law Library of Congress is excited to bring you a collection of World War I declarations of war from around the world. If you’re not familiar with our collections, you might wonder how we came to acquire these…
Rank this Week: 4551

BLS Library Blog

BLS Library Blog

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

http://www.blslibrary.com/
  • Feb 17

    Mass Incarceration and Prison Reform

    Mass Incarceration and Prison Reform
    In the past few years, there has been increased discussion of the growth in America’s prison population to more than 2 million Americans incarcerated, many of them drug offenders, for periods that seem far too long. Since the…
  • Feb 16

    Seminar Paper Workshop

    Seminar Paper Workshop
    Last week Prof. Fajans and Librarian Kathy Darvil ran their semi-annual workshop on how to research and write a seminar paper.  Topics covered included sources for selecting your topic, sources for researching your topic, and how to…
  • Feb 10

    Happy Presidents’ Day!

    Happy Presidents’ Day!
    The Library will be open on Presidents’ Day, Monday, February 20, 2017, a law school holiday, from 9:00am to 10:00pm. Presidents’ Day, a federal holiday, was originally established to honor George Washington, the first president…
Rank this Week: 1216

The Reporter

The Reporter

Covers legal research. By the Texas Tech Law Library.

https://texastechlawlibrary.wordpress.com
  • Feb 17

    Historical Texas Statutes & Where to Find Them

    Historical Texas Statutes & Where to Find Them
    One of the most common questions we get here at the Law Library is, “Where can I find historical statutes …Continue reading →
  • Feb 17

    World Climate Change Report: Interview

    World Climate Change Report: Interview
    This is the fourth in a four blog series spotlighting http://news.bna.com/clln/ On the homepage of World Climate Change Report there …Continue reading →
  • Feb 15

    World Climate Change Report: BNA Insight

    World Climate Change Report: BNA Insight
    This is the third post in a four-part series spotlighting http://news.bna.com/clln/ On the home page of World Climate Change Report you …Continue reading →
Rank this Week: 1744

Due Process

Due Process

By the Georgetown Law Library.

https://blogs.commons.georgetown.edu/dueprocess/
  • Feb 17

    Presidential Documents Research Guide

    Presidential Documents Research Guide
    Looking for the most authoritative source for presidential documents? Googling does not work. You should only cite to the Federal Register or the Code of Federal Regulations, not Whitehouse.gov or some other web site. Georgetown’s…
  • Feb 3

    Neil Gorsuch Nominated to the Supreme Court

    Neil Gorsuch Nominated to the Supreme Court
    Following the nomination announcement of Judge Neil Gorsuch of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit to become the next Associate Justice of The Supreme Court, the Library has updated the Supreme Court Nominations Research…
  • Jan 27

    New Database – ProQuest U.S. Supreme Court Insight

    New Database – ProQuest U.S. Supreme Court Insight
    ProQuest has now begun to digitize the U.S. Supreme Court Records and Briefs collection which was previously available on microfilm, so Georgetown Law Library is making it available for researchers. At this time, records are available for…
Rank this Week: 2314

Depraved Librarian

Depraved Librarian

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

http://depravedlibrarian.wordpress.com
  • Feb 17

    Links for 2017-02-16 [del.icio.us]

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  • Feb 11

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    Links for 2017-02-10 [del.icio.us]
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  • Feb 9

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    Links for 2017-02-08 [del.icio.us]
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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
  • Feb 16

    Western Regional Legal Writing Conf. – Seattle, WA

    Western Regional Legal Writing Conf. – Seattle, WA
    Seattle University School of Law hosts the Western Regional Legal Writing Conference Aug. 25–26, 2017. Proposals are due March 24, 2017. The theme of this year’s conference, Connections, includes possible...
  • Feb 16

    CFP: China’s One Belt, One Road Initiative

    CFP: China’s One Belt, One Road Initiative
    Transnational Dispute Management (TDM) invites papers for its special issue, “China’s One Belt, One Road: Economic Changes, Power Shifts and Prospects / Consequences for the World or Arbitration.” Abstracts are...
  • Feb 16

    CFP: Trans-in-Asia, Asia-in-Tran

    CFP: Trans-in-Asia, Asia-in-Tran
    Transgender Studies Quarterly (TSQ) invites submissions for a special issue, Trans-in-Asia, Asia-in-Trans. Complete submissions are due June 1, 2017.
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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/
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Jenkins Law Library Blog

Jenkins Law Library Blog

Covers technology and legal research.

https://www.jenkinslaw.org/blog
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Barco 2.0 : Law Library Reference

Barco 2.0 : Law Library Reference

From the librarians of the Barco Law Library, University of Pittsburgh School of Law.

http://barcorefblog.blogspot.com/
  • Feb 15

    ICE Immigration Raids: A Primer

    ICE Immigration Raids: A Primer
    TRAC, the Transactional Records Access Clearinghouse data gathering and research organization from Syracuse University, provides comprehensive, independent and nonpartisan information about federal enforcement, staffing and spending. They…
  • Feb 13

    New Law Librarian of Congre

    New Law Librarian of Congre
    The Library of Congress has announced that Jane Sánchez has been named the Law Librarian of Congress. Sánchez earned a bachelor’s degree in English from the University of New Mexico, an MLS from Simmons College in Boston,…
  • Feb 12

    Visual Personality Quiz by Getty Image

    Visual Personality Quiz by Getty Image
    Getty Images has a Visual Personality Quiz online that can help you "discover your visual personality." The quiz uses a unique format in which you answer questions by selecting images rather than text. The colors and images people are drawn…
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The Blackacre Times

The Blackacre Times

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

http://theblackacretimes.com/
  • Feb 15

    Chronicling America: Not JUST an Online Newspaper Archive

    Chronicling America: Not JUST an Online Newspaper Archive
    The Library of Congress  is sponsoring the historic newspaper database.  It consists of scanned and OCRed newspapers from 1789 through 1924 and bibliographic data from 1690 to present. Just reading newspapers from 100 years ago is…
  • Feb 9

    The Online Reading Room: Professor Insight

    The Online Reading Room: Professor Insight
    By John Evans Have you ever sat down to write a take home exam and wondered what your professor actually thought about the subject? Or had a professor make a side comment about an issue they clearly care about but goes well beyond the scope…
  • Feb 1

    Inauguration Facts!

    Inauguration Facts!
    by Veselin Simonov Recently, the United States witnessed the inauguration of its 45th President – Donald J. Trump. Inaugurations are festive events and they never fail to make history. Here are some fun historical facts about past…
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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/
  • Feb 15

    New exhibit on view--Robert Morris: Lawyer & Activist

    New exhibit on view--Robert Morris: Lawyer & Activist
    We are pleased to announce the opening of the spring exhibit in the Law Library's Daniel R. Coquillette Rare Book Room. Curated by Mary Bilder and Laurel Davis, the exhibit is entitled "Robert Morris: Lawyer & Activist".Morris…
  • Jan 25

    Morris L. Cohen Student Essay Competition: a chance to share scholarship, win $500, and go to Austin!

    Morris L. Cohen Student Essay Competition: a chance to share scholarship, win $500, and go to Austin!
    The Legal History and Rare Books (LH&RB) Section of the American Association of Law Libraries (AALL), in cooperation with Cengage Learning, announces the Ninth Annual Morris L. Cohen Student Essay Competition. The competition is named in…
  • Jan 9

    New acquisition: 1613 edition of Justinian's Institute

    New acquisition: 1613 edition of Justinian's Institute
    The main focus of our collection is English and early American law books, but thanks to gifts by Professors Daniel R. Coquillette and Michael Hoeflich, we also have a strong collection of Roman law books. This new acquisition is a 1613 Venice…
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The Ginger Law Librarian

The Ginger Law Librarian

The Ginger Law Librarian discusses all things law libraries, legal research and writing, and law schools.

http://gingerlibrarian.blogspot.com
  • Feb 15

    Designing a Law Library Learning Space

    Designing a Law Library Learning Space
    Barbara Fister over at InsideHigherEd recently discussed practices for designing learning spaces in libraries. Her post was informed by a new report published by Project Information Literacy called Planning and Designing Academic…
  • Feb 14

    Law Schools "Obsessed With Smartness"

    Law Schools "Obsessed With Smartness"
    The Chronicle of Higher Education ran an article this week on colleges being "obsessed with smartness." The "pecking order" of higher education — and the ratings that we use to establish the quality of our colleges and universities…
  • Feb 8

    Using Scrivener for Scholarship

    Using Scrivener for Scholarship
    A wonderful colleague who pumps out an admirable amount of scholarship recently turned me onto Scrivener.Scrivener is great for its ability to organize research and act as a word-processing tool. It was originally created for writing novels…
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Law Librarians

Law Librarians

By Mark Giangrande and Joe Hodnicki.

http://llb2.com/
  • Feb 15

    A psychological perspective on algorithm aversion

    A psychological perspective on algorithm aversion
    Berkeley J. Dietvorst, The University of Chicago Booth School of Business, Joseph P. Simmons, University of Pennsylvania, The Wharton School, and Cade Massey, University of Pennsylvania, The Wharton School, Algorithm Aversion: People…
  • Feb 14

    Use Trump’s executive orders sourced on White House website with caution

    Use Trump’s executive orders sourced on White House website with caution
    In White House posts wrong versions of Trump’s orders on its website, USA Today reports that the texts of at least five Trump executive orders hosted on the White House website do not match the official text sent to the Federal…
  • Feb 14

    The Algorithm as a Human Artifact: Implications for Legal {Re}Search

    The Algorithm as a Human Artifact: Implications for Legal {Re}Search
    Here’s the abstract for Susan Nevelow Mart’s very interested article The Algorithm as a Human Artifact: Implications for Legal {Re}Search (SSRN): Abstract: When legal researchers search in online databases for the information…
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Dewey B Strategic

Dewey B Strategic

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

http://deweybstrategic.blogspot.com/
  • Feb 15

    Politics Aside: MLex Offering Straight News Coverage of Brexit and Trump‘s White House.

    Politics Aside: MLex Offering Straight News Coverage of Brexit and Trump‘s White House.
    In the past year MLex has launched two “hot topic” newsletters: Brexit Market Insight and White House Watch which are positioned at the vortex of regulatory uncertainty and designed to help   MLex’s founder and CEO…
  • Feb 13

    MLex: Monitoring Regulatory Convergence and Litigation Risk

    MLex: Monitoring Regulatory Convergence and Litigation Risk
    In July 2015LexisNexis acquired MLex, a newsletter service specializing in international legal analysis of regulatory risk. In recent years MLex has cracked the US market as a “must read” for antitrust lawyers. MLex editors employ…
  • Feb 12

    Last Call Take The Start/Stop Survey - Share Your Wisdom With Your Colleague

    Last Call Take The Start/Stop Survey - Share Your Wisdom With Your Colleague
    The fourth annual Start/Stop survey of products and projects will be closing on Friday February 17th.Share your wisdom with your colleagues by taking the survey HERE   You the readers have provided the insights and trends which…
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Mendik Matters

Mendik Matters

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

http://www.mendikmatters.org/
  • Feb 14

    Mendik Mobile Update

    Mendik Mobile Update
    We’ve just received word that our Mendik Mobile app has received a major update for iPhones and iPads.  Although updates to iOS apps usually happen automatically and transparently, this one will be different, requiring you to take…
  • Feb 9

    A Reminder: Find Love in the Library

    A Reminder: Find Love in the Library
    You don’t want to miss this year’s Valentine’s Day Info Hunt!  As our Valentine’s Day gift to you, we’re offering another opportunity to be entered into a drawing to WIN  research aids, Lexis…
  • Feb 8

    NYLS To Close Thursday, February 9, Due To Winter Storm – Law School building and Library will be open

    NYLS To Close Thursday, February 9, Due To Winter Storm – Law School building and Library will be open
    This evening, it was announced that the New York City public schools will be closed tomorrow due to expected significant snowfall. As a result, New York Law School is closing its administrative offices tomorrow and all of tomorrow’s…
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University of New Hampshire School…

University of New Hampshire School of Law Library Blog

Provides law library news.

http://library.law.unh.edu/blog
  • Feb 14

    New in the IP Mall : Journal of Competition Law in the European Communities Archive

    New in the IP Mall : Journal of Competition Law in the European Communities Archive
    Competition Law in the European Communities is a monthly newsletter, in its twenty-fifth year of publication. It is designed to keep subscribers up-to-date with developments in the Rules on Competition (anti-trust) under the EC…
  • Jan 27

    Status of Office of the U.S. Intellectual Property Enforcement Coordinator?

    Status of Office of the U.S. Intellectual Property Enforcement Coordinator?
    As is the usual custom, when administrations change, content from the previous administration is migrated to archive sites. Such is the case with the current administration. When offices and positions are not reflected on the new site, the…
  • Jan 19

    New IP Library Display : the Syngenta Patent Collection

    New IP Library Display : the Syngenta Patent Collection
    Check out the new permanent dispay of the wide range of diversity of patent documents from around the globe with their many colors, ribbons, gold seals. The collection leads IP Library patrons up the once bland and sterile staircase. Its…
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Regent Law Library

Regent Law Library

Features library and legal news.

http://regentlawlibrary.blogspot.com/
  • Feb 14

    Faculty Colloquium with Louis Hensler - Feb. 28, 2017

    Faculty Colloquium with Louis Hensler - Feb. 28, 2017
    NATURAL AFFECTION:Natural Law or Natural Selection, and Does it Matter?Tuesday, February 28, 2017  |  12:15-1:15pm | Moot Court RoomProfessor Hensler will review the history and concept of natural affection in human society…
  • Jan 23

    Faculty Colloquium with James Duane - January 27, 2017

    Faculty Colloquium with James Duane - January 27, 2017
    The Constitutional Right that Dare Not Speak Its NameFriday, January 27, 2017  |  11:45am – 12:30pmMoot Court RoomProfessor Duane will review the surprising recent legal developments that have made the exercise of…
  • Dec 25

    Merry Christmas from Regent University Law Library!

    Merry Christmas from Regent University Law Library!
    Merry Christmas and Happy New Year from the faculty and staff of Regent University Law Library!The Law Library will resume regular operating hours at 7:30 a.,m. on January 9, 2017.
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The BIALL Blog

The BIALL Blog

From the British and Irish Association of Law Librarians.

http://biall.blogspot.com/
  • Feb 14

    Legal Technology and AI update

    Legal Technology and AI update
    The BIALL Knowledge Management Group is pleased to announce its next event, kindly sponsored by InfoTrack (https://www.infotrack.co.uk/), to be held at Shearman & Sterling in London on Tuesday 7th March 2017 from 6pm to 8pm. Alex Smith,…
  • Feb 13

    BIALL Student Award

    BIALL Student Award
    We are now accepting applications for the BIALL Student Award 2017.The prizeThe winner of the award will receive a £250 cash prize and a years' membership of BIALL, and will be invited to attend the awards dinner at the BIALL conference…
  • Feb 2

    BIALL - CLSIG - SLA Europe Graduate Open Day

    BIALL - CLSIG - SLA Europe Graduate Open Day
    BIALL, CLSIG and SLA Europe are pleased to invite new professionals, graduate trainees, early career librarians and students to their joint Graduate Open Day at CILIP HQ. The day is kindly sponsored by specialist recruitment agencies CB…
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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/
  • Feb 13

    Library Updates: New Look, New Database

    Library Updates: New Look, New Database
    Hello all!  As you've probably noticed, the Law Library now has a handsome new look, thanks to our hard working web committee team members!  You'll note that there are some changes to the organization of materials, but all the same…
  • Feb 7

    HeinOnline's World Treaty Library

    HeinOnline's World Treaty Library
    HeinOnline’s World Treaty Library (the “Treaty Library”) is an excellent source for treaty researchers all over the world, no matter the point of interest is historical or current treaty research. Although free treaty…
  • Jan 31

    AILA's and AIC's Resources for Immigration under Trump's Executive Order

    AILA's and AIC's Resources for Immigration under Trump's Executive Order
    The American Immigration Lawyers Association has created a webpage of resources, Immigration 2017: a New President and Congress, for dealing with the recent executive orders, policy changes and the maelstrom of trouble these changes are…
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Oregon Legal Research

Oregon Legal Research

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

http://blog.oregonlegalresearch.com/
  • Feb 13

    Is Online Information Ever “Permanent?”

    Is Online Information Ever “Permanent?”
    Your digital photos, letters, books, articles, documents, messages, etc. have no existence unless you pay attention to their preservation – or without electricity, for that matter. (You can’t really hold Zeros and Ones,…
  • Feb 13

    Foreign Language Services for non-English Speakers at Oregon Public Librarie

    Foreign Language Services for non-English Speakers at Oregon Public Librarie
    Multnomah County Library (MCL) patrons know that materials, signs, events, and librarians bring multi-lingual expertise to their patrons, but did you know that the Multnomah County Library and other public libraries around Oregon (and likely…
  • Feb 13

    Database Access for Researchers Affected by Travel Bans: ProQuest

    Database Access for Researchers Affected by Travel Bans: ProQuest
    Other databases (Lexis, Westlaw, maybe, who knows) may start doing this too for students, scientists, and other researchers, but in the meantime: ProQuest launches free access to its databases for researchers affected by travel ban
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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
  • Feb 13

    Is Online Information Ever “Permanent?”

    Is Online Information Ever “Permanent?”
    Your digital photos, letters, books, articles, documents, messages, etc. have no existence unless you pay attention to their preservation – or without electricity, for that matter. (You can’t really hold Zeros and Ones,…
  • Feb 13

    Foreign Language Services for non-English Speakers at Oregon Public Librarie

    Foreign Language Services for non-English Speakers at Oregon Public Librarie
    Multnomah County Library (MCL) patrons know that materials, signs, events, and librarians bring multi-lingual expertise to their patrons, but did you know that the Multnomah County Library and other public libraries around Oregon (and likely…
  • Feb 13

    Database Access for Researchers Affected by Travel Bans: ProQuest

    Database Access for Researchers Affected by Travel Bans: ProQuest
    Other databases (Lexis, Westlaw, maybe, who knows) may start doing this too for students, scientists, and other researchers, but in the meantime: ProQuest launches free access to its databases for researchers affected by travel ban
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New Jersey Law Librarians…

New Jersey Law Librarians Association (NJLLA)

Features New Jersey law library news.

http://njlla.org/blog/
  • Feb 10

    February Brown Bag Luncheon: Tips, Tricks and Question

    February Brown Bag Luncheon: Tips, Tricks and Question
    21st CENTURY BROWN BAG LUNCHEON  Members Choice: Tips, Tricks and Questions Moderated by Gayle Lynn-Nelson Take advantage of this opportunity for members to bring up issues they are currently facing and to get feedback from the…
  • Jan 30

    2017 AALL Annual Meeting Grant

    2017 AALL Annual Meeting Grant
    [Posted on behalf of AALL] Wanting go to the 110th AALL Annual Meeting & Conference in Austin, TX, July 15-18 and need some financial assistance to attend? Then the Annual Meeting Grant is for you. The Annual…
  • Dec 22

    Pajama Program Thanks NJLLA

    Pajama Program Thanks NJLLA
    It’s a tradition for the Community Service Committee to collect donations at NJLLA’s Annual Holiday Party for the Pajama Program, and this year was no different. Please take a moment to read the lovely letter of appreciation from…
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