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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: 4

beSpacific

beSpacific

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

http://www.bespacific.com/
  • May 28

    Newly-Insured Californians Report Easier Access to Care Than Uninsured

    Newly-Insured Californians Report Easier Access to Care Than Uninsured
    “Low-income California adults who gained insurance coverage in 2014 had an easier time accessing health care than those who were uninsured and increased financial protection from medical bills, according to a new Kaiser Family…
  • May 27

    The Weakness of the Case for Cameras in the United States Supreme Court

    The Weakness of the Case for Cameras in the United States Supreme Court
    Bruno, Jonathan, The Weakness of the Case for Cameras in the United States Supreme Court (January 5, 2015). Creighton Law Review, Vol. 48, No. 2, 2015. Available for download at SSRN: http://ssrn.com/abstract=2610831 “Many people regard…
  • May 27

    Clean Water Rule Protects Streams and Wetlands Critical to Public Health, Communities, and Economy

    Clean Water Rule Protects Streams and Wetlands Critical to Public Health, Communities, and Economy
    “In an historic step for the protection of clean water, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and the U.S. Army finalized the Clean Water Rule today to clearly protect from pollution and degradation the streams and wetlands that form…
Rank this Week: 19

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
  • May 27

    OPINION: State v. Braulick

    OPINION: State v. Braulick
    The Montana Supreme Court has issued an Opinion in the following matter: CRIMINAL – HOMICIDE-ATTEMPTED DA 13-0175, 2015 MT 147, STATE OF MONTANA, Plaintiff and Appellee, v. JEREMY JOHN BRAULICK, Defendant and Appellant.
  • May 27

    OPINION: Matter of M.K.S.

    OPINION: Matter of M.K.S.
    The Montana Supreme Court has issued an Opinion in the following matter: CIVIL – COMMITMENT-MENTAL ILLNESS DA 14-0125, 2015 MT 146, IN THE MATTER OF: M.K.S., Respondent and Appellant.
  • May 27

    UNPUBLISHED OPINION: City of Billings v. Opie

    UNPUBLISHED OPINION: City of Billings v. Opie
    The Montana Supreme Court has issued an Unpublished Opinion in the following matter: CRIMINAL – MUNICIPAL COURT APPEAL DA 14-0595, 2015 MT 145N, CITY OF BILLINGS, Plaintiff and Appellee, v. ROBERT JOHN OPIE, Defendant and Appellant.
Rank this Week: 25

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
  • May 27

    CFP: Vulnerability at the Intersection of the Changing Firm and the Changing Family – Atlanta, GA

    CFP: Vulnerability at the Intersection of the Changing Firm and the Changing Family – Atlanta, GA
    Emory Law hosts Vulnerability at the Intersection of the Changing Firm and the Changing Family October 16-17, 2015. This workshop will connect institutional and human vulnerability in the context of...
  • May 27

    Election Law Stories – Columbus, OH

    Election Law Stories – Columbus, OH
    Moritz College of Law at The Ohio State University hosts Election Law Stories, a works-in-progress event in which contributors to the forthcoming book, Election Law Stories, will discuss the histories of...
  • May 27

    Call for Papers: European Networks Law and Regulation Quarterly

    Call for Papers: European Networks Law and Regulation Quarterly
    The European Networks Law and Regulation Quarterly (ENLR) invites case annotations, article submissions and book reviews relating to the network industries. It is a European journal, but I hope that...
Rank this Week: 35

Slaw

Slaw

A Canadian cooperative weblog on all things legal.

http://www.slaw.ca
  • May 28

    Thursday Thinkpiece: Kaufman on the Public’s Right to Access Academic Librarie

    Thursday Thinkpiece: Kaufman on the Public’s Right to Access Academic Librarie
    Each Thursday we present a significant excerpt, usually from a recently published book or journal article. In every case the proper permissions have been obtained. If you are a publisher who would like to participate in this feature, please…
  • May 28

    Email Could Not Be Covered Under Solicitor-Client Privilege

    Email Could Not Be Covered Under Solicitor-Client Privilege
    An Ontario court has compelled an employer to produce an email message between HR staff and counsel in the wrongful dismissal case of Jacobson v Atlas Copco Canada Inc. The Superior Court of Justice found the employer failed to show that the…
  • May 28

    Records Management Law — a Necessary Major Field of the Practice of Law — a Summary

    Records Management Law — a Necessary Major Field of the Practice of Law — a Summary
    “Records management law” will be a necessary area of specialization because electronic records are as important to daily living as are motor vehicles, and are now the most frequently used kind of evidence. Electronic records…
Rank this Week: 54

Guilford Centre Weblog

Guilford Centre Weblog

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

http://guildfordlibrary.wordpress.com
  • May 19

    A-Z List of Law Report

    A-Z List of Law Report
    Sometimes it’s hard to know where to look for a particular law report. Should you try Lexis or Westlaw or perhaps the law report you are searching for is only available in hard copy? Help is now at hand! Under the…
  • May 18

    Commercial awareness now as important and legal knowledge

    Commercial awareness now as important and legal knowledge
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  • May 18

    New books – May

    New books – May
    All the new Guildford and electronic books for May have now been added to the New Books Tab above.
Rank this Week: 75

Legal Informatics Blog

Legal Informatics Blog

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

http://legalinformatics.wordpress.com
  • Mar 1

    Pausing

    Pausing
    There will be a temporary halt to new posts at Legal Informatics Blog until summer 2015, so that I can finish my dissertation. Many thanks for reading, and we’ll see you in a few months.Filed under: Algorithm
  • Feb 25

    Land: Participatory Fact-Finding: Developing New Directions for Human Rights Investigations Through New Technologie

    Land: Participatory Fact-Finding: Developing New Directions for Human Rights Investigations Through New Technologie
    Molly K. Land of the University of Connecticut has posted Participatory Fact-Finding: Developing New Directions for Human Rights Investigations Through New Technologies, forthcoming in The Future of Human Rights Fact-Finding (Philip Alston…
  • Feb 25

    Tech for Justice Hackathon+ Austin: Results, storify, links, and resource

    Tech for Justice Hackathon+ Austin: Results, storify, links, and resource
    Tech for Justice Hackathon+ Austin was held February 21-22, 2015 in Austin, Texas, USA. The event was organized by the Internet Bar Organization. Video describing the results and winners of the event is available at:…
Rank this Week: 89

Collection Development Blog

Collection Development Blog

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

http://obelix.lib.hku.hk/cdblog
  • May 5

    Silverchair Server Maintenance May 10th 2015

    Silverchair Server Maintenance May 10th 2015
    Silverchair Technical Operations is planning a scheduled maintenance on the LIVE (production) servers and services for the following sites and services:   Acland’s Anatomy.com BatesVisualGuide.com LWWHealthLibrary.com…
  • May 4

    Law Journals – Table of Contents (A)

    Law Journals – Table of Contents (A)
    Selected Law Journals: Table of Contents This list covers top ranked (A or A*) law journals selected from the ARC (Australian Research Council) ranked journal list and Asian law related journals of interest to the HKU community. Table of…
  • May 4

    Law Journals – Table of Contents (B)

    Law Journals – Table of Contents (B)
    Selected Law Journals: Table of Contents This list covers top ranked (A or A*) law journals selected from the ARC (Australian Research Council) ranked journal list and Asian law related journals of interest to the HKU community. Table of…
Rank this Week: 109

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: 124

Library Stuff

Library Stuff

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

http://www.librarystuff.net
  • May 28

    The End of the Tour Official Trailer

    The End of the Tour Official Trailer
    Yes, that is R.E.M. playing in the background. Yes, this movie is about DVW. Yes, I will be seeing it on opening night.
  • May 28

    High-tech robot greets visitors at African-Amerian library

    High-tech robot greets visitors at African-Amerian library
    “The African-American Research Library and Cultural Center has gone high-tech in its latest move to introduce visitors to its history and cultural treasures. The Fort Lauderdale library has unveiled an exhibit featuring a lifelike robot…
  • May 28

    US, CHINESE AUTHORS PROTEST MAJOR BOOK FAIR, CENSORSHIP

    US, CHINESE AUTHORS PROTEST MAJOR BOOK FAIR, CENSORSHIP
    “Chinese and American authors gathered Wednesday to protest a major U.S. book fair’s focus on China that they say ignores the country’s glaring problems of censorship and intimidation. Jonathan Franzen, Xiaolu Guo, Andrew…
Rank this Week: 159

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: 170

John Palfrey's Blog

John Palfrey's Blog

Covers intellectual property, politics and teaching. By Harvard Law Professor and Executive Director of the Berkman Center for Internet & Society John Palfrey.

http://jpalfrey.andover.edu
  • Apr 2

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

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

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

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

    Weekly Highlights for Mar. 13

    Weekly Highlights for Mar. 13
    Originally posted on CASE Blog:Check out this week’s advancement news worldwide, the latest CASE news, trending discussions on CASE communities and content shared by member institutions. Have something to share? Add it in the…
Rank this Week: 207

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
  • May 20

    Guide to the Kuttner Institute's library

    Guide to the Kuttner Institute's library
    The Lillian Goldman Law Library joins with the Stephan Kuttner Institute of Medieval Canon Law in celebrating the return of its library to Yale University this week. The grand opening is part of an international conference, “Rem non…
  • May 14

    Botany and the law

    Botany and the law
    In my search for law books with illustrations, I have never come across botanical illustrations until now. The plant depicted here is belladonna, also known as deadly nightshade. The leaves and berries are highly toxic, although the plant is…
  • May 7

    Resources for Graduating Students (this summer and beyond)

    Resources for Graduating Students (this summer and beyond)
    Congratulations graduates of Yale Law School Class of 2015! As YLS alumni, you will continue to have access to the Law Library to study or prepare for the bar exam; however your borrowing, scanning, and delivery privileges will end August 31,…
Rank this Week: 215

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: 214

Hunter's Query

Hunter's Query

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

http://huntersquery.byulaw.info/wordpress/
  • May 28

    BYU Law Ranked #22

    BYU Law Ranked #22
    BYU Law was recently ranked #22 in Above the Law’s Top 50 Law Schools for 2015. ATL’s ranking looks at employment score, quality jobs score, SCOTUS clerk and federal judgeship scores, education cost, alumni rating, and M7 ratio…
  • May 20

    Religion & the Law

    Religion & the Law
    The Law Library is excited to announce the newly acquired digital library, HeinOnline’s Religion & the Law. Included in the collection are books, periodicals and bibliographies that relate to religion and the law. The 1,200 titles…
  • May 5

    Book River

    Book River
    If you’ve been to our library you’ve likely noticed the display of book jackets we have just inside the glass walls of the Reserve Library. These are from books that we’ve recently added to our collection and gives us a…
Rank this Week: 234

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
  • May 28

    Congress.gov Continues…

    Congress.gov Continues…
    So far, 2015 has been a great year for Congress.gov.  First, we launched email alerts in February. Then, we added treaty documents and more in March.  With today’s update, improvements have been made to search (results,…
  • May 27

    FALQs: Execution of Drug Offenders in Indonesia

    FALQs: Execution of Drug Offenders in Indonesia
    In late April 2015, Indonesia executed two Australian citizens, Andrew Chan and Myuran Sukumaran, who had been convicted of drug trafficking offenses in 2006.  The two men were part of the “Bali Nine” syndicate that had…
  • May 26

    Baking at the Capitol

    Baking at the Capitol
    No, this is not a post about summer temperatures in Washington, D.C.  Rather, this is a post that a number of us have been dreaming about for several years.  For some curious reason, baking and law librarianship seem to be…
Rank this Week: 264

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
  • May 22

    Open Source, Lawyers, and Beer: FOSS+Beer, Beryl’s, and a Legal Talk Network Podcast

    Open Source, Lawyers, and Beer: FOSS+Beer, Beryl’s, and a Legal Talk Network Podcast
    A podcast from LawSites (Robert Ambrogi): A Most Unusual Episode of Lawyer2Lawyer (Hint: It Involves Beer) Excerpt: “It is not every day that I get to record a podcast episode in a brewery…. But for our interview with the hosts…
  • May 22

    Court Dockets and the $40 Million Dollar Dope Slap

    Court Dockets and the $40 Million Dollar Dope Slap
    From LawSites (Robert Ambrogi): New PacerPro Service Automatically Retrieves and Delivers Federal ‘Free Look’ Documents Excerpt: “If I were to tell you that a new service could help you avoid a $40 million mistake in…
  • May 20

    Searching Case Law with Google Scholar: New and Improved

    Searching Case Law with Google Scholar: New and Improved
    “Google Scholar Case Law Evolves“ by Mark Giangrande, Law Librarian blog: Excerpt: “…. Google is hardly a substitute for any of the commercial databases as it does not have the value-added features such as…
Rank this Week: 317

Yale Law Library - Rare Books Blog

Yale Law Library - Rare Books Blog

Covers historical and rare law books.

http://library.law.yale.edu/blogs/rare-books
  • May 20

    Guide to the Kuttner Institute's library

    Guide to the Kuttner Institute's library
    The Lillian Goldman Law Library joins with the Stephan Kuttner Institute of Medieval Canon Law in celebrating the return of its library to Yale University this week. The grand opening is part of an international conference, “Rem non…
  • May 14

    Botany and the law

    Botany and the law
    In my search for law books with illustrations, I have never come across botanical illustrations until now. The plant depicted here is belladonna, also known as deadly nightshade. The leaves and berries are highly toxic, although the plant is…
  • May 2

    Manuscripts in the Italian Statute Collection

    Manuscripts in the Italian Statute Collection
    The Yale Law Library’s collection of early Italian statutes is the largest outside of Italy. One of its strengths is its manuscripts. A list of them, “Manuscripts in the Italian Statute Collection, Yale Law Library,” is now…
Rank this Week: 327

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
  • May 28

    ALR Student’s Corner: Deliberate Intent: Race, Gender, Murder, and the First Amendment: A Review

    ALR Student’s Corner: Deliberate Intent: Race, Gender, Murder, and the First Amendment: A Review
    Deliberate Intent, a 2000, made for cable movie, directed by Andy Wolk, begins with a hitman rehearsing the step-by-step instructions of a carefully planned execution of three people. The film initially appears to be both suspenseful and…
  • May 26

    More Advice from “The Reference Desk”

    More Advice from “The Reference Desk”
    “The Reference Desk” is a regular column featured in the AALL Spectrum.  The column below originally appeared in the May 2015 issue and is reprinted here with permission. Q: I’m a director at a law school…
  • May 25

    Links We Love Weekly Round-Up — May 25, 2015

    Links We Love Weekly Round-Up — May 25, 2015
    What Makes You Happy? Everyone wants to be happy. But how, exactly, does one go about it? Here, psychologists, journalists, Buddhist monks and more gives answers that may surprise. Where Is All of Your Time Going? In the 1930…
Rank this Week: 384

Law Library of Congress: Global…

Law Library of Congress: Global Legal Monitor

Covers legal news and developments worldwide. By the Law Library of Congress.

http://www.loc.gov/law/
  • Nov 19

    United Arab Emirates: New Law Imposes Sanctions on Online Demands for Regime Change

    United Arab Emirates: New Law Imposes Sanctions on Online Demands for Regime Change
    Communications and electronic information - On November 13, 2012, the United Arab Emirates amended Federal Law 2-2006 on electronic crimes. The amended legislation includes provisions that punish anyone convicted of using digital means to…
  • Nov 15

    France: Approval of Same-Sex Marriage Draft Law

    France: Approval of Same-Sex Marriage Draft Law
    Family - France's Council of Ministers (Conseil des Ministres, Cabinet) approved a draft law on November 7, 2012, that legalizes marriage for same-sex couples. The proposal gives such couples the rights usually assigned to marriage, as... The…
  • Nov 9

    Egypt: Government Decides to Postpone Implementation of Real Property Tax Law

    Egypt: Government Decides to Postpone Implementation of Real Property Tax Law
    Taxation - On November 4, 2012, Egypt's Ministry of Finance decided to postpone the implementation of the real property tax law (Law 196-2008 of June 23, 2008) until January... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers…
Rank this Week: 401

Jenkins Law Library Blog

Jenkins Law Library Blog

Covers technology and legal research.

https://www.jenkinslaw.org/blog
  • May 27

    Flash Mob Law at Jenkin

    Flash Mob Law at Jenkin
    Have you ever watched a flash mob video on YouTube? Have you wondered if there are any legal consequences surrounding flash mobs and the people who plan (or participate in) them? Have you thought about planning a flash mob and want to know…
  • May 21

    Research Tip: Search the Philadelphia Code Online

    Research Tip: Search the Philadelphia Code Online
    Summer is the time for block parties, parades, and other fun activities. See how to stay safe and lawful this summer by searching the Philadelphia Code online, provided by the American Legal Publishing Corporation. For easy searching, this…
  • May 19

    Jenkins On Your Desktop: New Interface for General OneFile & LegalTrac

    Jenkins On Your Desktop: New Interface for General OneFile & LegalTrac
    You may have noticed that General OneFile and LegalTrac look a little different lately. The new Gale interface facilitates a streamlined approach to legal research. After logging in to either database through jenkinslaw.org, conduct a Basic…
Rank this Week: 410

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/
  • May 28

    Another Successful Year of Research Certificate Seminar

    Another Successful Year of Research Certificate Seminar
    The Law Library is happy to announce our winner in the Research Certificate Seminar drawing: Nina Nager (pictured)! The prize is a $150 Amazon giftcard. Each student who earned 100 Seminar points earned a Law Library Research Certificate. And…
  • May 28

    Westlaw’s 50 State Surveys: Now with Keycite Flags!

    Westlaw’s 50 State Surveys: Now with Keycite Flags!
    Westlaw’s 50 State Surveys can help your statutory and regulatory research. The statutory survey includes over 580 surveys and 200 state-by-state analysis tables, while the regulatory version has 300 surveys and over 100 state-by-state…
  • May 27

    Help with Healthcare Law from CALI

    Help with Healthcare Law from CALI
    Interested in Health Law? CALI has a great 45 minute lesson entitled “Healthcare Law Research: An Introduction”.   This lesson is an introduction to health law with a concentration on health care law and is intended for…
Rank this Week: 427

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: 454

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/
  • May 26

    Dockets on Bloomberg Law

    Dockets on Bloomberg Law
    Summer interns and recent graduates are often asked by their employers to locate complaints or other court documents from federal and state cases.  Did you know that Bloomberg Law has searchable case dockets, with links to PDF documents…
  • May 24

    Lexis Advance Tips: How to streamline your Transactional research with the Lexis Practice Advisor

    Lexis Advance Tips: How to streamline your Transactional research with the Lexis Practice Advisor
    If you are interested in streamlining your transactional research, try the following tip:Access through the Lexis Advance Research tab on the top left of the screen.  Lexis Practice Advisor contains multiple transactional law modules…
  • May 21

    You Know It’s Summer When (pt. 2)

    You Know It’s Summer When (pt. 2)
    …You’re taking a break for some fresh air during, say, your Summer Study Abroad program and a large owl decides to land and perch on your head.Hope your Summer break is off to a wise and productive start.Ernster, the Virtual…
Rank this Week: 489

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/
  • May 26

    How Lawyers Can Survive the AI-pocalypse

    How Lawyers Can Survive the AI-pocalypse
    [Ed. Note: Please welcome Guest-Blogger, Matt Coatney as he gives us some insight on how to deal with the smart machines and AI technologies coming our way.] Much has been said about how technology will disrupt the legal profession and spell…
  • May 21

    ModioLegal: Hear the Future of Legal New

    ModioLegal: Hear the Future of Legal New
    A couple months ago, I had a great conversation with Kevin Mitchell of ModioLegal about his product and its "reading the news" concept. He and I talked about the different methods of delivering information and current content to lawyers and…
  • May 15

    Dan and Jane tackle Business Card

    Dan and Jane tackle Business Card
    Dan and Jane return after a very long hiatus.  Inspired by Marlene's terrific post and the impassioned discussion that it began amongst friends. Jane: Dan!  I haven't seen you forever.  How have you…
Rank this Week: 468

Gallagher Blogs

Gallagher Blogs

Features library news and legal research tips. From the Marian Gould Gallagher Law Library of the University of Washington School of Law.

http://gallagherlawlibrary.blogspot.com/
  • May 27

    Woman in Gold: New Film Focuses on Nazi Art Theft

    Woman in Gold: New Film Focuses on Nazi Art Theft
    Woman in Gold is a new film focused on the true story of the famous portrait of Adele Bloch-Bauer by Gustav Klimt that was stolen by the Nazis during World War II. Adele Bloch-Bauer's niece, Maria Altmann, fought the Austrian government for…
  • May 19

    RBG to get her own book and movie!

    RBG to get her own book and movie!
    Photo courtesy of  Irin Carmon If you have been waiting to learn more about Ruth Bader Ginsburg, you will not have to wait much longer. In October 2015, NOTORIOUS RBG: The Life and Times of Ruth Bader Ginsburg, a book about Ruth…
  • May 18

    "POTUS" and "SCOTUS"--Recent Buzzword

    "POTUS" and "SCOTUS"--Recent Buzzword
    President Obama is now tweeting as @POTUS. This adds to the official @WhiteHouse account, the Vice President's @VP, and the First Lady's @FLOTUS. And you can follow even more White House Twitter accounts.We might be used to thinking of the…
Rank this Week: 558

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
  • May 26

    Habeas Supreme Court Opinion - 5/26/2015

    Habeas Supreme Court Opinion - 5/26/2015
    Category: Recent Decisions;Habeas Opinions Body: SC19345 - Casiano v. Commissioner of Correction (Habeas; State v. Riley; State v. Miller; "In Riley, the defendant challenged on direct appeal a total effective sentence of 100 years…
  • May 26

    Insurance Law Appellate Court Opinion - 5/26/2015

    Insurance Law Appellate Court Opinion - 5/26/2015
    Category: Recent Decisions;Insurance Law Opinions;Contract Law Opinions Body: AC36623 - McCants v. State Farm Fire & Casualty Co. ("A fire damaged premises owned by the plaintiff...and insured by the defendant.... The plaintiff did not…
  • May 26

    Contract Law Appellate Court Opinion - 5/26/2015

    Contract Law Appellate Court Opinion - 5/26/2015
    Category: Recent Decisions;Contract Law Opinions Body: AC36385 - Ribeiro v. Fasano, Ippolito & Lee, P.C. ("The plaintiff...appeals from the judgment of the trial court dismissing his action against the defendants....On appeal, the…
Rank this Week: 561

Lex Scripta

Lex Scripta

From the Dallas Association of Law Librarians.

http://dallnet.blogspot.com/
  • Nov 25

    Open Access Policy, Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation

    Open Access Policy, Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation
    http://www.gatesfoundation.org/How-We-Work/General-Information/Open-Access-PolicyOn January 1, 2015, the Open Access Policy of the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation will be effective for all new agreements. A two-year embargo will be in…
  • Aug 7

    Webinar - 5 Critical Attributes for Special Librarians to Evolve and Stay Relevant

    Webinar - 5 Critical Attributes for Special Librarians to Evolve and Stay Relevant
    Between Google circumventing in-depth research, dealing with budget constraints, understanding the changes driving customer behavior, and other challenges, librarians are facing a new world in which they must be adaptive.Join us Thursday,…
  • Jul 11

    Fastcase Hospitality Suite @ AALL14

    Fastcase Hospitality Suite @ AALL14
    Fastcase is happy again to sponsor and operate the PLL Hospitality Suite at AALL, for PLL members and friends at the annual meeting.  This year the location will be at The Ambassador Suite in Room 2032 of the Grand Hyatt Hotel. …
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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: 565

Paul L. Boley Law Library

Paul L. Boley Law Library

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

https://law.lclark.edu/library/
Rank this Week: 572

The Gavel

The Gavel

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

http://law.okcu.edu/?cat=19
  • Mar 16

    Law Library After Hour

    Law Library After Hour
    The circulation desk will be open reduced hours, 8am – 5pm, during Spring Break, but even after the library staff goes home, you can still get help finding and checking out materials thanks to a couple of great library tools!……
  • Feb 12

    The Mystery Behind Mastery Monday

    The Mystery Behind Mastery Monday
    Want to increase your research skills but don’t have a lot of free time? The Oklahoma City University Law Library will be launching a new series of quick tutorials starting on Monday, February 16th! We call them Mastery Mondays, and…
  • Feb 6

    Black History Month: Law School Event

    Black History Month: Law School Event
    February 1 marked the beginning of Black History Month in the United States. The theme for 2015 is “A Century of Black Life, History, and Culture” (http://asalh100.org/black-history-themes/2015-theme/). The Oklahoma City…
Rank this Week: 605

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: 603

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/
  • May 28

    Sundowning Westlaw "classic"

    Sundowning Westlaw "classic"
    Law Sites blog has a post titled "Westlaw's Days are Numbered" which points out that the end date of Westlaw Classic will be August 10.  The post also gives a nice history of Westlaw, Westlaw Classic, and Westlaw Next, from dial-up…
  • May 22

    Bloomberg BNA launches new tool for corporate transaction

    Bloomberg BNA launches new tool for corporate transaction
    Bloomberg BNA today announced the launch of Bloomberg Law: Corporate Transactions, a  web-based product that includes a technology-driven drafting workflow tool with its analytics powered by Bloomberg's financial databases, primary…
  • May 21

    resources for learning to code

    resources for learning to code
    Knowing how to write code (various types) is a skill that is always useful, and especially useful for librarians and others in the information biz.  The Digital Inspiration blog has a post titled The Best Websites to Learn Coding…
Rank this Week: 616

Library Boy

Library Boy

Features legal research news. By Michel-Adrien Sheppard.

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

    Canadian Lawyer Magazine Top 25 Most Influential 2015 Survey

    Canadian Lawyer Magazine Top 25 Most Influential 2015 Survey
    Canadian Lawyer is holding its sixth annual Canadian Lawyer’s Top 25 Most Influential survey:"Again this year, we will be picking the top 5 lawyers and judges in the following 5 categories:Corporate-commercial, including litigation,…
  • May 25

    Evolving Legal Services Research Project

    Evolving Legal Services Research Project
    Community Legal Education Ontario, in partnership with the Institute for Social Research at York University, has undertaken a major research project to examine the effectiveness of public legal education and information (PLEI) in helping…
  • May 25

    Canadian Terrorism Database Shows Weak Link Between Violent Extremism and Religion

    Canadian Terrorism Database Shows Weak Link Between Violent Extremism and Religion
    The Canadian newsweekly Embassy published an article in its most recent edition about the Canadian Incident Database.The Database is an open source database describing terrorism and violent extremism since 1960 with a Canadian…
Rank this Week: 637

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: 651

Out of the Jungle

Out of the Jungle

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

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

    Hints on Job Interview

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

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

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

    Google Master Class MOOC

    Google Master Class MOOC
    A while ago, Marie posted here about teaching her students better Google searching skills. I was looking at what Google makes available and was thrilled to locate the excellent MOOC they developed on Power Searching and Advanced Power…
Rank this Week: 675

Seattle University Law Library…

Seattle University Law Library INFO

Covers legal news, legal research and library news.

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

    May

    May
    The month is May and “may” is also a word on which many disputes have arisen and many court cases have hinged. One would typically define “may” as permissive. However, according to Black’s Law Dictionary, some…
  • May 21

    Lessons in Leadership: Essential Skills for Lawyer

    Lessons in Leadership: Essential Skills for Lawyer
    Lessons in Leadership: Essential Skills for Lawyers Tom Grella KF300.G74 2013 From the publisher: Lessons in Leadership: Essential Skills for Lawyers will be required reading for any attorney–from newly hired associates to seasoned…
  • May 20

    The 6Ps of the Big 3 for Job-Seeking JDs : 60+ Ways to Get Hired Using Social Networking

    The 6Ps of the Big 3 for Job-Seeking JDs : 60+ Ways to Get Hired Using Social Networking
    The 6Ps of the Big 3 for Job-Seeking JDs : 60+ Ways to Get Hired Using Social Networking  Amanda C. Ellis KF297.E44 2010 A job search campaign, like a political campaign, is comprised of various pieces. One piece that can no longer be…
Rank this Week: 706

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/
  • May 28

    Congress.gov Continues...

    Congress.gov Continues...
    2015 has been a great year for Congress.gov. First, email alerts were launched in February. Then, treaty documents were added in March. With today's update, improvements have been made to search (results, command line and advanced), alerts,…
  • Apr 22

    Upcoming Event: Robert F. Kennedy, the Law, and the Struggle for Racial Justice

    Upcoming Event: Robert F. Kennedy, the Law, and the Struggle for Racial Justice
    Date: Wednesday, April 29, 2015 Time: 12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m. Place: Mumford Room, 6th Floor, James Madison Memorial Building, Library of Congress, 101 Independence Ave., S.E., Washington, D.C. 20540 Join us for "Robert F. Kennedy, the Law,…
  • Mar 31

    Congress.gov Webinar on Thursday, April 2

    Congress.gov Webinar on Thursday, April 2
    The Law Library of Congress regularly hosts Congress.gov webinars designed to give a basic overview of the site. The next webinar is Thursday, April 2, 2:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. While the focus of the session will be searching legislation and…
Rank this Week: 755

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: 757

WisBlawg

WisBlawg

Covers legal research and Internet news & information with an emphasis on Wisconsin. From the University of Wisconsin Law Library and librarian Bonnie Shucha.

http://www.law.wisc.edu/blogs/wisblawg/
  • Jan 6

    UW Law Library Website and WisBlawg Redesign

    UW Law Library Website and WisBlawg Redesign
    Within the next week, the UW Law Library will be introducing a new website redesign. The new site features a slimmed-down look and a more user friendly design - we hope! Here's a sneak preview. In conjunction with the new library…
  • Dec 10

    Mobile Legal Dictionarie

    Mobile Legal Dictionarie
    Looking for a legal dictionary for your mobile device? Law Technology News has a good review of apps for both the legal professional and the non-lawyer. Apps are available in both iOS and Android and range from free to $55. Here's a sneak…
  • Nov 6

    Water Law in Wisconsin

    Water Law in Wisconsin
    My colleague, Jenny Zook, has written a great piece on Water Law in Wisconsin for the latest Inside Track from the State Bar of Wisconsin. Here's the abstract:The Great Lakes Region, at about 20 percent the world's surface fresh water,…
Rank this Week: 721

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/
  • May 28

    Tech Thursday: Fix That Slow Computer

    Tech Thursday: Fix That Slow Computer
    Is your computer running slow? Don't worry. Natasha Stokes, in her article "13 Reasons Why Your Computer is Slow", gives us some simple measures you can take to speed it back up. You can read her article here.
  • Apr 30

    Tech Thursday: Is Your Smartphone Tracking You?

    Tech Thursday: Is Your Smartphone Tracking You?
    "If you have an iPhone or an Android, chances are that every single move you make is being tracked, location by location, including the exact times you were there." That quote, from Today's Jeff Rossen and Jovanna Billington, is a...
  • Apr 23

    Tech Thursday: Staying Safe Online

    Tech Thursday: Staying Safe Online
    How about a little spring cleaning for your online security? Keeping your online information secure is a must these days. CNET's Eric Franklin's article "How to stay safe online: CNET's security checklist" gives you some great ideas to get…
Rank this Week: 765

Scholarly Communications @ Duke

Scholarly Communications @ Duke

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

http://blogs.library.duke.edu/scholcomm/
  • May 15

    From control to contempt

    From control to contempt
    I hope it was clear, when I wrote about the press release from Elsevier addressing their new approach to authors’ rights and self-archiving, that I believe the fundamental issue is control.  In a comment to my original post, Mark…
  • May 7

    Learning how fair use work

    Learning how fair use work
    How many cases about fair use have been decided in the U.S. since the doctrine was first applied by Justice Story in 1841?  Take a minute to count; I’ll wait. If you came up with at least 170, the Copyright Office agrees with you.…
  • May 7

    Learning how fair use work

    Learning how fair use work
    How many cases about fair use have been decided in the U.S. since the doctrine was first applied by Justice Story in 1841?  Take a minute to count; I’ll wait. If you came up with at least 170, the Copyright Office agrees with you.…
Rank this Week: 786

CS-SIS

CS-SIS

From the Computing Services Special Interest Section of the American Association of Law Libraries.

http://cssis.org
  • May 6

    Cool Tools Café Survey 2015

    Cool Tools Café Survey 2015
    We're excited that the Cool Tools Café will be at the AALL Annual Meeting again this year!We're looking for suggestions on which technologies to present and volunteers to do a 5-10 min demo of each. If you have ideas along with…
  • May 4

    Technology Skills for Law Librarian

    Technology Skills for Law Librarian
    We recently had a discussion with students interested in law librarianship which included course recommendations for library school. In today’s environment technology skills are an important component of your knowledge base, and in some…
  • Apr 24

    2015 CS-SIS Annual Meeting Grant

    2015 CS-SIS Annual Meeting Grant
    On behalf of the CS-SIS Grants & Awards Committee, I am very pleased to announce our 2015 Annual Meeting grant recipients. Barbara Ginzburg has been awarded the grant for Experienced Librarians. Barbara is Electronic Services Librarian at…
Rank this Week: 852

Un blog pour l'information…

Un blog pour l'information juridique

By Emmanuel Barthe.

http://www.precisement.org/blog/
  • May 27

    Représenter le droit français avec des images et des schémas : c'est parti (vraiment) !

    Représenter le droit français avec des images et des schémas : c'est parti (vraiment) !
    On y pensait en 2009 , en 2014 c'est fait : le droit est maintenant expliqué en dessins et graphiques. Et cela va jusqu'au film. Quelques exemples récents Un exemple tout récent sur le site JuriTravail (très lu par…
  • May 12

    Un Palais de justice sans Internet ?

    Un Palais de justice sans Internet ?
    Cet article a été contribué par Jean Gasnault, que je remercie pour sa participation à ce blog. Tout a commencé samedi dernier en fin de soirée lorsque un tweet a signalé la mise en ligne de…
  • May 11

    Vote électronique : pour ou contre ? Faites vous votre idée

    Vote électronique : pour ou contre ? Faites vous votre idée
    Précision : cette bibliographie et "webliographie" ne traite pas du vote électronique pour les élections syndicales et des délégués du personnel . Pour commencer, l'article de Wikipedia permet d'avoir…
Rank this Week: 955

Pace Law Library Blog

Pace Law Library Blog

Covers criminal law, environmental law, immigration law, international law, law and technology, as well as special posts for law students, legal research and writing, and professional responsibility.

http://library.blogs.law.pace.edu/
  • May 19

    #HRW: #LGBTRights Worldwide

    #HRW: #LGBTRights Worldwide
    Human Rights Watch (HRW), in cooperation with the International Lesbian Gay Bisexual Trans and Intersex Association (ILGA), Amnesty International, and Dr. Paula Gerber of Monash Law School and…
  • May 15

    Death Penalty Worldwide: Searchable Database

    Death Penalty Worldwide: Searchable Database
    Death Penalty Worldwide (DPW) was founded in 2011 with the intent, among others, to provide “comprehensive, transparent data regarding death penalty laws and practices in the 93 countries and territories that retain capital…
  • May 13

    #FlashBackFaculty

    #FlashBackFaculty
    The Pace Law Library and the Pace Law Library Archives are honored to present the #FlashBackFaculty display in the library lobby. As we prepare for our 37th Annual Graduation Ceremony on May 17, 2015, let’s take a moment and thank our…
Rank this Week: 912