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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

beSpacific

beSpacific

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

http://www.bespacific.com/
Rank this Week: 12

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
Rank this Week: 23

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
  • Jul 1

    OPINION: Masters Group v. Comerica

    OPINION: Masters Group v. Comerica
    The Montana Supreme Court has issued an Opinion in the following matter: CIVIL – DEBT DA 14-0113, 2015 MT 192, MASTERS GROUP INTERNATIONAL, INC., Third-Party Plaintiff and Appellee, v. COMERICA BANK, Third-Party Defendant and Appellant.
  • Jul 1

    UNPUBLISHED OPINION: Marriage of Keruti

    UNPUBLISHED OPINION: Marriage of Keruti
    The Montana Supreme Court has issued an Unpublished Opinion in the following matter: CIVIL – DOMESTIC RELATIONS DA 14-0549, 2015 MT 191N, IN RE THE MARRIAGE OF: MONICA KITZMILLER-KERUTIS, Petitioner and Appellee, and BRIAN DAVID…
  • Jul 1

    UNPUBLISHED OPINION: Helvey v. MEA-MFT

    UNPUBLISHED OPINION: Helvey v. MEA-MFT
    The Montana Supreme Court has issued an Unpublished Opinion in the following matter: CIVIL – BREACH OF CONTRACT DA 14-0612, 2015 MT 190N, ANGELA E. HELVEY, Plaintiff and Appellant, v. MONTANA EDUCATION ASSOCIATION, MONTANA FEDERATION OF…
Rank this Week: 33

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: 76

Biddleblog

Biddleblog

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

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

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

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

    Highlighted Archives Collection: The Penn Law Review

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

    New Library Acquisitions: February 2014

    New Library Acquisitions: February 2014
    Biddle Law Library continues to acquire new print and electronic titles.Take a look at our recent acquisitions!
Rank this Week: 111

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: 138

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/
  • Jul 2

    Library Hours for Holiday Weekend

    Library Hours for Holiday Weekend
    The law library will be open the following hours over the 4th of July weekend: Friday, July 3rd – CLOSED Saturday, July 4th – CLOSED Sunday, July 5th – Noon-8pm Happy Independence Day!      
  • Jul 1

    New in the Library: Magazines and Newspapers on 1st Floor

    New in the Library: Magazines and Newspapers on 1st Floor
    The library has a new magazine rack and will soon have one for newspapers as well. The magazines and newspapers have also been moved to the first floor near the entrance. Now in this area patrons can enjoy the comfy seating, read a newspaper…
  • Jun 30

    New in the Library: Law Related Fiction

    New in the Library: Law Related Fiction
    The Law Library now has revolving shelving (pictured) with law related fiction titles. Now students have a convenient and easy way to do some pleasure reading. Also, don’t forget you can get plenty of other fiction through the law…
Rank this Week: 335

Jenkins Law Library Blog

Jenkins Law Library Blog

Covers technology and legal research.

https://www.jenkinslaw.org/blog
  • Jun 25

    Jenkins’ Research Tip: Finding Bios of Pennsylvania Legislator

    Jenkins’ Research Tip: Finding Bios of Pennsylvania Legislator
    There are several ways to find official biographical information about members of the Pennsylvania General Assembly.  Below are different sources that contain biographical information.  These sources include photos, when available,…
  • Jun 23

    Bye Bye Westlaw Classic!

    Bye Bye Westlaw Classic!
    On August 31st, Westlaw Classic will be permanently retired in favor of the new(ish), updated and streamlined interface of WestlawNext. Thomson Reuters made it official last September, but the retirement of Westlaw Classic had long been…
  • Jun 17

    Enjoy Jenkins' Leisure Reading Collection This Summer

    Enjoy Jenkins' Leisure Reading Collection This Summer
    As you're taking time to relax this summer, enjoy popular legal fiction from our Leisure Reading Collection! This collection includes works from Robin Cook, Michael Connelly, Jeffery Deaver, Ken Follett, Sue Grafton, John Grisham, Lisa…
Rank this Week: 279

Trial Ad Notes

Trial Ad Notes

Offers news items and resources relating to trial advocacy, with a focus on Washington State. By Mary Whisner.

http://trialadnotes.blogspot.com/
  • Apr 13

    National Academies reports - Growth of Incarceration

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

    Evidence-Based Practice in Criminal Defense

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

    Conviction Reversed Because Expert Testimony re Eyewitness ID Excluded

    Conviction Reversed Because Expert Testimony re Eyewitness ID Excluded
    Interesting case from New York: Joel Stashenko, Conviction Reversed as Expert Barred from Testifying, N.Y.L.J., April 3, 2015.The case is People v. McCullough, 11-01614 (N.Y. Sup. Ct., App. Div. March 27, 2015), link to court website
Rank this Week: 272

Law Library Letter

Law Library Letter

Summaries of recent Wyoming Supreme Court decisions and law library information. From the Wyoming State Law Library.

http://wyolawlibrary.blogspot.com/
  • May 14

    Summary 2014 WY 62

    Summary 2014 WY 62
    Summary of Decision May 14, 2014Justice Fox delivered the opinion of the Court. Reversed.Case Name: LEEKS CANYON RANCH, LLC, a Wyoming limited liability company; LEEKS CANYON, LLC, a Wyoming limited liability company; ELIZABETH LOCKHART and…
  • May 14

    Summary 2014 WY 61

    Summary 2014 WY 61
    Summary of Decision May 12, 2014Justice Davis delivered the opinion for the court. Affirmed. Case Name: IN THE MATTER OF THE WORKER’S COMPENSATION CLAIM OF: CHRISTINA S. HIRSCH, AN EMPLOYEE OF BORDER FOODS, INC. v. STATE OF WYOMING…
  • May 8

    Summary 2014 WY 60

    Summary 2014 WY 60
    Summary of Decision May 8, 2014Justice Fox delivered the opinion of the Court. Affirmed.Case Name: GILBERT ORTIZ, JR. v. THE STATE OF WYOMINGDocket Number: S-13-0127URL: http://www.courts.state.wy.us/Opinions.aspxAppeal from the District…
Rank this Week: 165

Depraved Librarian

Depraved Librarian

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

http://depravedlibrarian.wordpress.com
Rank this Week: 278

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…
Rank this Week: 164

novalawcity

novalawcity

Adventures in law and technology at the Shepard Broad Law Center of Nova Southeastern University in Fort Lauderdale, Florida.

http://nsulaw.typepad.com/novalawcity/
  • Aug 17

    Novalawcity is moving!

    Novalawcity is moving!
    Novalawcity is moving over to Wordpress as of 8/17/2011.   Please join us over at: http://nsulltc.wordpress.com/ to continue our discussion.
  • Aug 10

    Office of the Law Revision Counsel wants YOU!

    Office of the Law Revision Counsel wants YOU!
    The Office of the Law Revision Counsel is seeking comments on the new beta version of its website for the U.S. Code. The Office is looking for feedback from law librarians and members of the public about the site’s features, content, and…
  • Jun 24

    Getting to know LLTC: Mitch Silverman (addendum)

    Getting to know LLTC: Mitch Silverman (addendum)
    Wups--I forgot to post my picture with my blog profile! Here's me, the day my bright, shiny new nameplate was first put up.
Rank this Week: 325

Dewey B Strategic

Dewey B Strategic

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

http://deweybstrategic.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 2811

Library Stuff

Library Stuff

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

http://www.librarystuff.net
  • Jul 5

    Colorado College plans $45 million expansion, renovation of library

    Colorado College plans $45 million expansion, renovation of library
    “The “brain” of the Colorado College campus is on its way to becoming a lot smarter. Plans are advancing for a proposed $45 million expansion and renovation of Tutt Library at 1021 N. Cascade Ave. “It will become an…
  • Jul 5

    Baltimore’s Enoch Pratt’s central library to get first major renovation

    Baltimore’s Enoch Pratt’s central library to get first major renovation
    “When Baltimore’s grand library opened on Cathedral Street in 1933, the building’s ornate appointments and display windows were evocative of those in the department stores that lined nearby Howard Street. It also featured a…
  • Jul 5

    Library card denied in 1942 now is her

    Library card denied in 1942 now is her
    “Pearl Thompson was a college student in Raleigh in 1942 when she was told she couldn’t check out a book from the public library because she was black. She was sent to the library’s basement, where she had to wait for a…
Rank this Week: 4462

Slaw

Slaw

A Canadian cooperative weblog on all things legal.

http://www.slaw.ca
  • Jul 5

    The Other Legal Professional

    The Other Legal Professional
    Love may be the answer, but it may not be in the form of a lawyer. As the legal profession struggles to reinvent itself and restructure how services are being provided, other legal professionals are being created in parallel. The…
  • Jul 5

    Summaries Sunday: OnPoint Legal Research

    Summaries Sunday: OnPoint Legal Research
    One Sunday each month OnPoint Legal Research provides Slaw with an extended summary of, and counsel’s commentary on, an important case from the British Columbia, Alberta, or Ontario court of appeal. A.A.A.M. v. British Columbia…
  • Jul 5

    Summaries Sunday: SOQUIJ

    Summaries Sunday: SOQUIJ
    Every week we present the summary of a decision handed down by a Québec court provided to us by SOQUIJ and considered to be of interest to our readers throughout Canada. SOQUIJ is attached to the Québec Department of Justice and…
Rank this Week: 2178

Library Boy

Library Boy

Features legal research news. By Michel-Adrien Sheppard.

http://micheladrien.blogspot.com/
  • Jul 3

    English Law Commission Consultation on New Sentencing Code

    English Law Commission Consultation on New Sentencing Code
    This is a follow-up to the Library Boy post of January 26, 2015 entitled English Law Commission Launches Project to Codify Sentencing Procedure.On July 1, 2015, the law Commission of England launched its first consultation in its project to…
  • Jul 3

    July 2015 Issue of In Session: Canadian Association of Law Libraries' e-Newsletter

    July 2015 Issue of In Session: Canadian Association of Law Libraries' e-Newsletter
    The July 2015 issue of In Session is available online.It is the monthly e-newsletter of the Canadian Association of Law Libraries (CALL) and contains news from CALL committees and special interest groups, member updates and events.
  • Jul 2

    Canadian Forum on Civil Justice June 2015 Access to Justice Newsletter

    Canadian Forum on Civil Justice June 2015 Access to Justice Newsletter
    The non-profit Canadian Forum on Access to Justice (CFCJ) has been publishing a monthly newsletter about Access to Justice since early 2013. The latest issue of the newsletter includes:a report on the research project Paralegals, the Cost…
Rank this Week: 536

Vancouver Law Librarian Blog

Vancouver Law Librarian Blog

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

http://vancouverlawlib.blogspot.com/
  • Jul 3

    Quickscribe Annotations Update for June 2015

    Quickscribe Annotations Update for June 2015
    Here's a look at what's new on Quickscribe 2.0. In June, the following experts added annotations to various pieces of legislation:Bill Buholzer, Young Anderson – Local Government Act, Oil & Gas Activities Act, Environmental…
  • Jun 26

    A Fun Friday Find: Digital Public Library of America

    A Fun Friday Find: Digital Public Library of America
    Have you heard of the Digital Public Library of America (DPLA)? It's an ambitious project that aims to give free access to online collections in more than a thousand American libraries, archives and museums, and today it came one step closer…
  • Jun 3

    Quickscribe Annotations Update for May 2015

    Quickscribe Annotations Update for May 2015
    Here's a quick look at what's new on Quickscribe 2.0. In the month of May, annotations were added to the:Local Government Act by Bill Buholzer, Young Anderson Employment Standards Act by Daniel Sorensen, Sorensen Smith…
Rank this Week: 2042

TS-SIS / OBS-SIS

TS-SIS / OBS-SIS

From the Technical Services Special Interest Section and the Online Bibliographic Services Special Interest Section of the American Association of Law Libraries.

http://tssis.blogspot.com/
  • Jul 2

    Dine around outings in Philly

    Dine around outings in Philly
    These look kind of fun:If you’re not familiar, the idea is pretty simple. Each Dine Around is a dining experience with fellow AALL attendees that will be hosted by a local Law Librarian, who coordinates the details of the evening out …
  • Jul 2

    Philadelphia survival guide

    Philadelphia survival guide
    Here's a link to the Philadelphia survival guide compiled by the Local Arrangements Committee.
  • Jul 2

    AALL and Thomson Reuters Member Appreciation Event

    AALL and Thomson Reuters Member Appreciation Event
    AALL and Thomson Reuters Member Appreciation Event HomeWhile You're ThereNetworkingAALL and Thomson Reuters Monday, July 20 • 7:00-10:00 p.m. Join AALL and Thomson Reuters at one of Philadelphia's most popular …
Rank this Week: 4322

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/
  • Jul 2

    Happy 4th of July!

    Happy 4th of July!
    The members of the Fred Parks Law Library would like to wish everyone a happy, fun and safe 4th of July! Happy 4th of July from Fred Parks!
  • Jun 29

    The Other Important Things Supreme Court Ruled

    The Other Important Things Supreme Court Ruled
    Although gay rights and healthcare are of critical importance to many Americans, there were a number of decisions passed by the Supreme Court this term.  Because they generally haven't gotten attention, here is a list of them, with…
  • Jun 18

    Supreme Court Rules 5-4 on Texas Ban on Confederate License Plate

    Supreme Court Rules 5-4 on Texas Ban on Confederate License Plate
    The Sons of Confederate Veterans plate design that started the issue.The Supreme Court ruled today that license plate designs represent state speech and not personal speech, and consequentially that the Texas DMV has the right to…
Rank this Week: 4330

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/
  • Jul 2

    Important FOIA decision for TRAC

    Important FOIA decision for TRAC
    the Transactional Records Access Clearinghouse (TRAC) at Syracuse University reports that in an important FOIA decision, Judge Christopher R. Cooper of the U.S. District Court of the District of Columbia has ruled that the purpose of TRAC is…
  • Jul 2

    2015 Harper Lee Prize for Legal Fiction

    2015 Harper Lee Prize for Legal Fiction
    ABA Journal reports that Deborah Johnson has been awarded the 2015 Harper Lee Prize for Legal Fiction for The Secret of Magic. The prize is intended for the best novel-length work of fiction published that year to illuminate the role of…
  • Jun 19

    European Court of Human Rights agrees websites are responsible for user comment

    European Court of Human Rights agrees websites are responsible for user comment
    Slashdot reports that a recent ruling from the European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) in the case of Delfi AS v. Estonia has found it perfectly acceptable to hold websites responsible for comments left by users. In the surprise…
Rank this Week: 1319

University of New Hampshire School…

University of New Hampshire School of Law Library Blog

Provides law library news.

http://library.law.unh.edu/blog
  • Jul 2

    Law Library Closed Friday, July 3

    Law Library Closed Friday, July 3
    The UNH Law Library is closed on Friday, July 3. Full details on summer hours are available here: http://library.law.unh.edu/CalendarAccess. 
  • Jul 2

    New Flag in Keycite

    New Flag in Keycite
    WestlawNext recently improved their Keycite citator product by introducing a new signal flag. According to West, this lovely striped friend: "will warn that a case has been appealed to the U.S. Court of Appeals or the U.S. Supreme Court.…
  • Jun 22

    Hundreds of Journals Now Available Online via WileyOnline

    Hundreds of Journals Now Available Online via WileyOnline
    UNH Law now has electronic access to hundreds of journals from publisher John Wiley & Sons via the Wiley Online Library platform. These titles include dozens of legal titles as well as titles from many other fields.
Rank this Week: 2979

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/
  • Jul 2

    NILL added new content to the Indian Law Bulletins on 7/02

    NILL added new content to the Indian Law Bulletins on 7/02
    U.S. Supreme Court Bulletin http://www.narf.org/nill/bulletins/sct/2014-2015update.htmlPetition for certiorari was granted on June 30, 2015 for Menominee Indian Tribe of Wisconsin v. U.S. (Self-determination Contract) U.S. Courts of Appeals…
  • Jun 26

    NILL added new content to the Indian Law Bulletins on 6/26

    NILL added new content to the Indian Law Bulletins on 6/26
    United States Federal Trial Courts Bulletin http://www.narf.org/nill/bulletins/dct/2015dct.htmlBorrichio v. Casino (Employment Discrimination, Casinos)In re Curtis Vale Womelsdorf and Lavonne Mae Womelsdorf, Debtors (Bankruptcy)United…
  • Jun 19

    NILL added new content to the Indian Law Bulletins on 6/19

    NILL added new content to the Indian Law Bulletins on 6/19
    United States Federal Trial Courts Bulletin http://www.narf.org/nill/bulletins/dct/2015dct.htmlNational Labor Relations Board Chickasaw Nation D/B/A Winstar World Casino and International Brotherhood of Teamsters Local 886, Affiliated with…
Rank this Week: 1309

Legal Research Plus

Legal Research Plus

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

http://legalresearchplus.com
Rank this Week: 1111

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
  • Jul 2

    Marijuana vs. Voodoo Donuts: A Visual Aid

    Marijuana vs. Voodoo Donuts: A Visual Aid
    What does an ounce, 8 ounces, or a pound of marijuana look like – relative to a Voodoo (Doll) Donut? Portland Police Encouraging Community Members to be Responsible and Considerate with Recreational Marijuana (Photo) (link directly to…
  • Jun 23

    What if Readers Turned Pages for the Sake of Turning Pages?: Amazon, Taylor Swift, and Big Brother

    What if Readers Turned Pages for the Sake of Turning Pages?: Amazon, Taylor Swift, and Big Brother
    Do writers need their own “Taylor Swift” to protect their right to be paid for their labor? (See NPR’s story about Swift, Apple, and right to be paid.) The latest Amazon plan to pay authors based on pages turned (and…
  • Jun 18

    Oregon Legal Assistance Resource Guide

    Oregon Legal Assistance Resource Guide
    We try to update this Oregon Legal Assistance Resource Guide at least twice a year (you can also find the guide from the WCLL Legal Research Resources website), but additions, corrections, and suggestions are always welcome. You can…
Rank this Week: 614

Oregon Legal Research

Oregon Legal Research

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

http://blog.oregonlegalresearch.com/
  • Jul 2

    Marijuana vs. Voodoo Donuts: A Visual Aid

    Marijuana vs. Voodoo Donuts: A Visual Aid
    What does an ounce, 8 ounces, or a pound of marijuana look like – relative to a Voodoo (Doll) Donut? Portland Police Encouraging Community Members to be Responsible and Considerate with Recreational Marijuana (Photo) (link directly to…
  • Jun 23

    What if Readers Turned Pages for the Sake of Turning Pages?: Amazon, Taylor Swift, and Big Brother

    What if Readers Turned Pages for the Sake of Turning Pages?: Amazon, Taylor Swift, and Big Brother
    Do writers need their own “Taylor Swift” to protect their right to be paid for their labor? (See NPR’s story about Swift, Apple, and right to be paid.) The latest Amazon plan to pay authors based on pages turned (and…
  • Jun 18

    Oregon Legal Assistance Resource Guide

    Oregon Legal Assistance Resource Guide
    We try to update this Oregon Legal Assistance Resource Guide at least twice a year (you can also find the guide from the WCLL Legal Research Resources website), but additions, corrections, and suggestions are always welcome. You can…
Rank this Week: 2301

CT Judicial Law Libraries' NewsLog

CT Judicial Law Libraries' NewsLog

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

http://ersa.jud.ct.gov/lawlibnews/Lists/Posts/AllPosts.aspx
  • Jul 2

    Juvenile Law Appellate Court Opinion - 6/16/2015

    Juvenile Law Appellate Court Opinion - 6/16/2015
    Category: Recent Decisions;Juvenile Law Opinions Body: AC36692 - In re Angel R. ("On appeal, the respondent claims that General Statutes § 17a-12 (a) violates the federal and Connecticut constitutions on the ground that its application…
  • Jul 2

    Juvenile Law Appellate Court Opinion - 6/23/2015

    Juvenile Law Appellate Court Opinion - 6/23/2015
    Category: Recent Decisions;Juvenile Law Opinions Body: AC37294 - In re Payton V,, In re Maddy V. (Termination of parental rights; "The respondent father appeals from the judgments of the trial court terminating his parental rights as to his…
  • Jun 30

    Juvenile Law Appellate Court Opinion - 6/30/2015

    Juvenile Law Appellate Court Opinion - 6/30/2015
    Category: Recent Decisions;Juvenile Law Opinions Body: AC37231 - In re Peter L. (Termination of parental rights; "In this appeal from the judgment of the trial court terminating the parental rights of the respondent, Percy L., as to his…
Rank this Week: 4328

Legal Research is EASY

Legal Research is EASY

Covers basic legal research. By Bret Christensen.

http://legalresearchiseasy.blogspot.com/
  • Jul 2

    I saw THIS one coming

    I saw THIS one coming
    I don't know what your religious affliation(s) might be but being a Christian, myself, I believe in Karma.  Yeah, yeah, it's a Buddist concept but it make sense to me (so there). As it relates to things, Karma is that force in the…
  • Jun 29

    The old bait and switch

    The old bait and switch
    Don't know if you know this but while working in a law library is not as physically taxing as, say, ditch digging in August or running a marathon or chasing after a two year old, I do come home exhausted most days.  Oh, we have our…
  • Jun 22

    Another hand in your pocket

    Another hand in your pocket
    I was reading an article the other day about marriage and couples and what they fight about and, not surprisingly, the number one thing that couples argue about is money.I mention this because the other day I had a couple come into the…
Rank this Week: 3549

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
  • Jul 2

    The Revised Statutes of the United States: Predecessor to the U.S. Code

    The Revised Statutes of the United States: Predecessor to the U.S. Code
    The following is a guest post by Andrew Winston, a legal reference librarian with the Public Services Division of the Law Library of Congress.  Andrew has previously provided an interview with this Virginia State Law Librarian for the…
  • Jul 1

    The Basic Law of Hong Kong

    The Basic Law of Hong Kong
    Today is the eighteenth anniversary of the establishment of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR). It is a statutory holiday in Hong Kong, as provided in the General Holidays Ordinance, in commemoration of Hong Kong’s…
  • Jun 30

    FALQs: Proposals to Reform Pakistan’s Blasphemy Law

    FALQs: Proposals to Reform Pakistan’s Blasphemy Law
    The following is a guest post by Tariq Ahmad, a legal analyst in the Global Legal Research Directorate of the Law Library of Congress. Tariq has previously blogged about Islamic Law in Pakistan – Global Legal Collection Highlights,…
Rank this Week: 4603

Delaware Campus Library Blogs

Delaware Campus Library Blogs

From Widener Law.

http://blogs.lawlib.widener.edu/delaware
  • Jul 2

    July 4th weekend hour

    July 4th weekend hour
    This weekend the library will be open our usual summer hours. On Monday July 6th we will be open 9 a.m to 5 p.m. Summer Hours Monday-Thursday 8 a.m. to 11 p.m. Friday 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. Saturday 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday 12 p.m. to 10 p.m.
  • Jun 17

    Summer at the law library

    Summer at the law library
    The law library is now on summer hours. From Tuesday, May 26 Through Sunday, July 26 we are open: Monday-Thursday                     8 a.m.…
  • May 21

    Law library closed Memorial Day weekend

    Law library closed Memorial Day weekend
    The Widener Law Delaware Law Library will be closed this weekend for Memorial Day. We’ll reopen Tuesday May 26th. See our website for more information about library hours.
Rank this Week: 999

Pappas Law Library Blog

Pappas Law Library Blog

From the Boston University School of Law.

http://bulawinteractive.org/libraryblog/
  • Jul 2

    American FactFinder

    American FactFinder
    Looking for data to incorporate into your class paper or research memo?  You may want to check out American FactFinder, a free site created by the United States Census Bureau.  American FactFinder allows you to search for a…
  • Jun 18

    SCOTUS

    SCOTUS
    Busy day at the Supreme Court. 6 opinions issued! The opinion in Ohio v. Clark is here.  The opinion in Brumfield v. Cain is here.  The opinion in Walker v. Sons of Confederate Veterans is here. …
  • Jun 9

    LiveChat

    LiveChat
    Hello RAs – Remember that you can communicate with us all summer via LiveChat, M-F, 9-5.
Rank this Week: 2724

The Blackacre Times

The Blackacre Times

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

http://theblackacretimes.com/
  • Jul 2

    The United States Law Week

    The United States Law Week
    There have been many major legal developments in the United States over the past several weeks. The Supreme Court has issued several landmark opinions in regards to healthcare, marriage, housing, and congressional redistricting. In addition,…
  • Jun 30

    Views From the New Library

    Views From the New Library
    The new Law Library is a hopping place these days, as librarians, staff, and the building/move team are working to get the space ready for you. It’s a far stretch from our old home in the Urban Life building, and we thought…
  • Jun 25

    Updated library hours and access to database

    Updated library hours and access to database
    Because of continuing construction in the library as well as the move of the College of Law servers this weekend, the Law Library will have temporarily shortened hours. The library will be open: Thursday, June 25, 2015 7am-6pm Friday, June…
Rank this Week: 4678

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/
  • Jul 2

    Fashion Law - Classes to Consider and Ohio Ties*

    Fashion Law - Classes to Consider and Ohio Ties*
    Fashion is huge business, and if you are remotely interested in it and still looking for a practice area to focus on, consider fashion law. Loyola Law School in Los Angeles has a fashion law center, and Fordham has just launched an LL.M. in…
  • Jun 30

    Judicious Close Reading

    Judicious Close Reading
    Last week brought us an example of close reading from the United States Supreme Court.  In King v. Burwell, the Affordable Care Act case, the justices explicated one key phrase:  "an Exchange established by the State." Close…
  • Jun 29

    A Victory for Thorough Research

    A Victory for Thorough Research
    An NPR librarian, Barbara Van Woerkom, did a little digging and located 1,200 more veterans exposed to mustard gas than the Veterans Administration located . . . and it took her a mere two months! Two months may seem like an eternity to…
Rank this Week: 572

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/
  • Jul 2

    Tech Thursday: Locking Down Your Phone

    Tech Thursday: Locking Down Your Phone
    In this day and age, it's now more important than ever to make sure your Smartphone is safe from hacks and cyberattacks. ZDNet's article "Need to lock down your phone? These security apps are some of the best" lists six...
  • Jun 25

    Tech Thursday: Staying Safe On Public Wi-Fi

    Tech Thursday: Staying Safe On Public Wi-Fi
    Have you ever taken advantage of one of the thousands of free public Wi-Fi hotspots? They're very convenient, but be careful, security can be an issue. CNET's Lexy Savvides writes: "Stuck without a data connection on the road? Free public...
  • Jun 18

    Tech Thursday: Windows 10 Is Almost Here

    Tech Thursday: Windows 10 Is Almost Here
    Microsoft has finally announced a launch date for Windows 10, July 29, 2015. This is a free update for users running Windows 7, 8 or 8.1. What does this mean for us? Techlicious' Fox Van Allen has compiled a list...
Rank this Week: 711

BLS Library Blog

BLS Library Blog

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

http://www.blslibrary.com/
  • Jul 2

    Independence Day Reading

    Independence Day Reading
    Officially, the Continental Congress declared its freedom from Great Britain 239 years ago today on July 2, 1776, when it passed Lee’s Resolutions (“that these United Colonies are, and of right ought to be, free and…
  • Jun 26

    July 4th Weekend Hour

    July 4th Weekend Hour
    The Library will be open the following hours during the Independence Day weekend: Friday, July 3rd:  9am – 10pm Saturday, July 4th:  9am – 5pm Sunday, July 5th:  10am – 10pm Enjoy the holiday!
  • Jun 26

    Two Landmark Supreme Court Decisions in Two Day

    Two Landmark Supreme Court Decisions in Two Day
    The United States Supreme Court on Thursday, June 25, 2015 upheld federal health insurance subsidies for moderate and low income Americans as part of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act of 2010. The vote was 6-3, with the majority…
Rank this Week: 1122

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/
  • Jul 2

    Did Benjamin Franklin Really Say That?

    Did Benjamin Franklin Really Say That?
    As Independence Day approaches, we can reliably expect to see quotations throughout the various media from that most quotable of the Founders, Benjamin Franklin. But did Benjamin Franklin really say that?Click here to find out.Ernster, the…
  • Jun 30

    New York Freedom Trail

    New York Freedom Trail
    Fourth of July weekend is almost here.  Many of us will be heading into Manhattan, Brooklyn, or elsewhere in New York City to take advantage of the fun and festivities. While you're taking a much needed break from work or bar exam…
  • Jun 29

    10 Mobile Apps to Simplify Life for Lawyer

    10 Mobile Apps to Simplify Life for Lawyer
    This is another apps list from Law Technology Today, 10 Mobile Apps to Simplify Life for Lawyers.  Some apps are strictly for lawyers - Fastcase - while others are general - Workshare - but meet a lawyer's need.So review the apps and use…
Rank this Week: 1328

Charlotte Law Library News

Charlotte Law Library News

Covers research, books and library news. From the Charlotte School of Law library team.

http://charlottelawlibrary.wordpress.com
  • Jul 2

    Charlotte School of Law: Unlocking Human Potential

    Charlotte School of Law: Unlocking Human Potential
    Recently, we had one of our student workers scan through previous blog content and choose a few of the ones she found most helpful as a current Charlotte Law student.  We’ll be re-posting this content throughout…
  • Jul 1

    Careers in Financial Compliance

    Careers in Financial Compliance
    The demand for financial compliance professionals is extremely strong and the jobs in this sector pay well, so they’re well worth the interest they’re receiving. Recent graduates and seasoned professionals alike are becoming more…
  • Jun 30

    Charlotte School of Law: Did You Know?

    Charlotte School of Law: Did You Know?
Rank this Week: 4334

Scholarly Communications @ Duke

Scholarly Communications @ Duke

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

http://blogs.library.duke.edu/scholcomm/
  • Jul 2

    An international perspective on statutory damage

    An international perspective on statutory damage
    It has been a long time since we discussed statutory damages in this space.  Statutory damages are, of course, the high monetary damages that rights holders can elect when they sue someone for infringement.  Instead of having…
  • Jun 11

    This is a solution?

    This is a solution?
    Ever since it appeared, I knew I should write about this new report concerning  orphan works that the Copyright Office issued earlier this month.  But, to be honest, I have been on vacation, and have not had a chance to read…
  • Jun 4

    Who pays, and what are we paying for?

    Who pays, and what are we paying for?
    [ guest post by Paolo Mangiafico ] I wasn’t at the Society for Scholarly Publishing’s annual meeting in Virginia last week, but was able to follow some of the presentations and discussions via the #SSP2015 hashtag on Twitter and…
Rank this Week: 1214

Seattle University Law Library…

Seattle University Law Library INFO

Covers legal news, legal research and library news.

http://lawlibraryblog.seattleu.edu/
  • Jul 2

    Legal Research Tutorial

    Legal Research Tutorial
    There are lots of excellent legal research videos and tutorials freely available on the web. One of the easiest ways to find them is to search You Tube for your research task (statutory, regulatory etc.), plus the words “legal…
  • Jun 29

    Why do we eat hot dogs and watch fireworks?

    Why do we eat hot dogs and watch fireworks?
    Everyone knows the 4th of July is Independence Day. Most everyone knows that it is Independence Day because that’s when the Declaration of Independence was signed. But how much do you really know about the Declaration itself? The…
  • Jun 26

    Working this summer?

    Working this summer?
    Bloomberg Law, in addition to providing exceptionally useful legal research materials, has a number of guides and tips for excelling in your internship, externship, or clinic placements. If you don’t already have a Bloomberg log in, go…
Rank this Week: 4324

AALL's Washington Blawg

AALL's Washington Blawg

From the American Association of Law Libraries.

http://aallwash.wordpress.com
  • Jul 1

    July Washington E-Bulletin

    July Washington E-Bulletin
    The July issue of the Washington E-Bulletin is available now on AALLNET. Special Annual Meeting Edition IN THIS ISSUE Vol. 2015, Issue 07 A LOOK AHEAD Policy Program Highlights ACT NOW Law Librarians Unite! Help Support Higher…
  • Jun 23

    Copyright Office’s New Orphan Works Report Contains Flawed Legislative Proposal

    Copyright Office’s New Orphan Works Report Contains Flawed Legislative Proposal
    By Emily Feltren On June 4, the Copyright Office released its new Orphan Works and Mass Digitization report, updating its 2006 and 2011 reports on the same topic. The new report analyzes past orphan works legislation, recent legal…
  • Jun 11

    Amid Appropriations Challenge, Net Neutrality Rules To Go Into Effect Friday

    Amid Appropriations Challenge, Net Neutrality Rules To Go Into Effect Friday
    Update 4:30pm: The U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit has denied the stay of FCC Title II reclassification. By Elizabeth Holland The Federal Communications Commission’s (FCC) new Open Internet Order will go into…
Rank this Week: 4432

Ramsey County Law Library Blog

Ramsey County Law Library Blog

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

http://ramseylawlibrary.org/
  • Jul 1

    S.O.S. for Sexual Violence

    S.O.S. for Sexual Violence
    Sexual violence awareness was never just for college campuses. The school’s-out days of summer, in fact, are when sexual assault numbers peak. Now is the time to become aware of Ramsey County’s own resource against…
  • Jun 24

    Royden S. Dane

    Royden S. Dane
    Royden Smith Dane was born on December 24, 1893 in the Minnesota Iron Range town of Biwabik.  He spent his youth working in logging and mining camps.    Here he learned to operate steam shovels and fire locomotives,…
  • Jun 17

    UNCONSTITUTIONAL!

    UNCONSTITUTIONAL!
    The Law Librarian would be amiss in not acknowledging the huge decision handed down by U.S. District Court Judge Donovan Frank in the case of Karsjens et al. vs. Minnesota Department of Human Services et al. today, better known as the…
Rank this Week: 1967

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/
  • Jul 1

    The Task Code Conundrum

    The Task Code Conundrum
    [Ed. Note: Please welcome guest blogger, Keith Lipman, President at Prosperoware. Keith is a long-time friend of the Geeks, and well-known leader in the information management field of the legal industry. This post originally appeared on June…
  • Jun 18

    AALL Special Interest Section Name Changes: Expanding the Base… Broadening the Appeal

    AALL Special Interest Section Name Changes: Expanding the Base… Broadening the Appeal
    The American Association of Law Libraries (AALL) announced two name changes for its Special Interest Sections (SIS) this morning. These changes represent a broadening of the SIS appeal to law librarians and information professionals, as well…
  • Jun 4

    Highlights from the ABA's National Summit on Innovation in Legal Service

    Highlights from the ABA's National Summit on Innovation in Legal Service
    [Ed. Note: Please welcome Holly Riccio, AALL President and long-time friend of mine, as today's guest blogger. Recently, Holly attended the invitation-only National Summit on Innovation in Legal Services and she asked if we would allow…
Rank this Week: 797

Law Librarians

Law Librarians

By Mark Giangrande and Joe Hodnicki.

http://llb2.com/
  • Jul 1

    Copyright Office Issues New Report on Orphan Works and Mass Digitization Project

    Copyright Office Issues New Report on Orphan Works and Mass Digitization Project
    The U.S. Copyright Office has issued a new report, Orphan Works And Mass Digitization, which identifies legislative proposals and other considerations to create mechanisms that allow for legal use of orphan works and mass digitization.…
  • Jun 30

    Apple Loses Appeal In Ebook Case

    Apple Loses Appeal In Ebook Case
    The Second Circuit Court of Appeals rejected Apple’s arguments on appeal and upheld Judge Denise Cote’s finding that Apple violated the antitrust laws: Defendants Apple, Macmillan, and Simon & Schuster appeal from…
  • Jun 22

    Supreme Court Action: Patents, Fourth Amendment, Excessive Force Claims, and the Takings Clause

    Supreme Court Action: Patents, Fourth Amendment, Excessive Force Claims, and the Takings Clause
    The Supreme Court issued four opinions this morning.  I’m guessing the same-sex marriage case and the Obamacare case will be decided on June 29th, which appears to be the last day of the term.  Today’s cases, while not…
Rank this Week: 1663

New Jersey Law Librarians…

New Jersey Law Librarians Association (NJLLA)

Features New Jersey law library news.

http://njlla.org/blog/
  • Jul 1

    Happy Hour & Networking Social

    Happy Hour & Networking Social
    Legal Professionals, Attorneys, and Law Enforcement Are Invited to a Summer Happy Hour & Networking Social Friday, July 17, 2015 at Bar Anticipation 703 16th Avenue Lake Como/ Belmar, NJ 07719 5:30-7:55 PM Hot & Cold Buffet The…
  • May 22

    Children on the Green Thanks NJLLA!

    Children on the Green Thanks NJLLA!
    Children on the Green has already sent us a Thank You for our support from the Annual NJLLA meeting on May 13th! Many thanks to everyone that donated and thank you to the Community Service Committee for organizing the donations to…
  • May 8

    Ronald McDonald House Thanks NJLLA

    Ronald McDonald House Thanks NJLLA
    The Ronald McDonald House has sent us a lovely thank you letter for our support from the April NJLLA meeting. Many thanks to the Community Service Committee for organizing the donations to this worthy organization.
Rank this Week: 2673