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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/
  • May 22

    EVENT – The Guardian – Jeremy Hutchinson & Alan Rusbridger: The case for liberty

    EVENT – The Guardian – Jeremy Hutchinson & Alan Rusbridger: The case for liberty
    ‘Jeremy Hutchinson was the greatest criminal barrister of the 1960s, 70s and 80s and his cases through that period changed society forever. From the sex and spying scandals that brought down Macmillan’s government, to his defence…
  • May 22

    The difference between ‘affirmation’ and ‘oath’ – BBC New

    The difference between ‘affirmation’ and ‘oath’ – BBC New
    ‘That most time-consuming of the traditional rituals surrounding the UK Parliament, the swearing in of all the MPs, has become an emblem of the changing shape of British society. A ceremony originally designed for exclusion – to…
  • May 22

    Phone hacking at Trinity Mirror ‘widespread’ for a decade, says judge – The Guardian

    Phone hacking at Trinity Mirror ‘widespread’ for a decade, says judge – The Guardian
    ‘Phone hacking at the tabloid publisher Trinity Mirror was “widespread and frequent” for a decade, a high court judge has ruled as he ordered the company to pay a record £1.2m in privacy damages to eight victims,…
Rank this Week: 4

beSpacific

beSpacific

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

http://www.bespacific.com/
  • May 22

    How Much for a Haircut? Illiquidity, Secondary Markets, and the Value of Private Equity

    How Much for a Haircut? Illiquidity, Secondary Markets, and the Value of Private Equity
    “Bollen, Nicolas P. B. and Sensoy, Berk A., How Much for a Haircut? Illiquidity, Secondary Markets, and the Value of Private Equity (May 17, 2015). Fisher College of Business Working Paper No. 2015-03-08. Available for download at SSRN:…
  • May 22

    What Do Private Equity Firms Say They Do?

    What Do Private Equity Firms Say They Do?
    Gompers, Paul A. and Kaplan, Steven N. and Mukharlyamov, Vladimir, What Do Private Equity Firms Say They Do? (April 27, 2015). Harvard Business School Finance Working Paper No. 15-081; Harvard Business School Entrepreneurial Management…
  • May 22

    EIA China Country Analysis Brief

    EIA China Country Analysis Brief
    China is the world’s most populous country with a fast-growing economy that has led it to be the largest energy consumer and producer in the world. Rapidly increasing energy demand, especially for petroleum and other liquids, has made…
Rank this Week: 21

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 20

    OPINION: Estate of Gleason v. Central United

    OPINION: Estate of Gleason v. Central United
    The Montana Supreme Court has issued an Opinion in the following matter: CIVIL – PROBATE DA 13-0644, 2015 MT 140, THE ESTATE OF JUDITH K. GLEASON, and JAN GREGSON and JAMES GLEASON, as Personal Representatives of the Estate of…
  • May 20

    OPINION: Kent v. City of Columbia Fall

    OPINION: Kent v. City of Columbia Fall
    The Montana Supreme Court has issued an Opinion in the following matter: CIVIL – NEGLIGENCE DA 14-0309, 2015 MT 139, SARA KENT, individually and as Personal Representative of the Estate of CASEY KENT, deceased, and as guardian for their…
  • May 20

    UNPUBLISHED OPINION: State v. Curry

    UNPUBLISHED OPINION: State v. Curry
    The Montana Supreme Court has issued an Unpublished Opinion in the following matter: CRIMINAL – DUI-FELONY DA 13-0486, 2015 MT 138N, STATE OF MONTANA, Plaintiff and Appellee, v. WILLIAM ROBERT CURRY, Defendant and Appellant.
Rank this Week: 27

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 22

    CFP: Transnational Legal Indicators & Metric

    CFP: Transnational Legal Indicators & Metric
    The International Sociological Association (ISA) will hold the Third ISA Forum of Sociology on July 10-14, 2016 in Vienna, Austria. The theme of the forum is “The Futures We Want:...
  • May 22

    Hawaii Access to Justice Conference–Honolulu, HI

    Hawaii Access to Justice Conference–Honolulu, HI
    The University of Hawaii William S. Richardson School of Law will host the 2015 Hawaii Access to Justice Conference on June 19, 2015. Please visit the conference website for forthcoming...
  • May 22

    Human Right to Family Planning Conference–Seattle, WA

    Human Right to Family Planning Conference–Seattle, WA
    University of Washington School of Law will host the Human Right to Family Planning (HR2FP) Conference on Oct. 9-11, 2015. Please visit the conference website for forthcoming details. “Our conference...
Rank this Week: 33

Slaw

Slaw

A Canadian cooperative weblog on all things legal.

http://www.slaw.ca
  • May 22

    It’s Not Just Them: The Social and Economic Consequences of Family Conflict

    It’s Not Just Them: The Social and Economic Consequences of Family Conflict
    Busy family law lawyers, myself included, live in a bubble of immediacy, a shroud of crisis that moves with us as we go forward in time and cross entry after entry off our calendars. This often has two consequences. First, it discourages us…
  • May 22

    The Friday Fillip: Carom

    The Friday Fillip: Carom
      For the next while the Friday Fillip will be a chapter in a serialized crime novel, interrupted occasionally by a reference you might like to follow up. Both this chapter of the book and the whole story up to this point can be had as…
  • May 22

    E-Laws Discontinues the Detailed Legislative History Tables – Sign Our Petition Today!

    E-Laws Discontinues the Detailed Legislative History Tables – Sign Our Petition Today!
    As you may have heard, during the recent E-Laws website migration, the decision was taken to discontinue producing the Detailed Legislative History Tables. In 2002, Ontario stopped publishing the Table of Public Statutes in the Statutes of…
Rank this Week: 55

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: 71

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: 118

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: 146

Library Stuff

Library Stuff

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

http://www.librarystuff.net
  • May 21

    ‘Simple and Seamless’ or ‘Significant Obstacle’?

    ‘Simple and Seamless’ or ‘Significant Obstacle’?
    “Academic, library and technology organizations are denouncing a new sharing and hosting policy adopted last month by publisher Elsevier, saying it undermines open-access policies at colleges and universities and prevents authors from…
  • May 21

    Andreessens pair with H-P to send computers to Ferguson, Baltimore librarie

    Andreessens pair with H-P to send computers to Ferguson, Baltimore librarie
    “Public libraries that provided a quiet refuge from civil unrest in Ferguson, Mo., and Baltimore are about to receive a small bounty from Silicon Valley. Venture capitalist Marc Andreessen and his wife, philanthropist and educator Laura…
  • May 21

    ALAMEDA COUNTY LIBRARY BOARD FINDS ALTERNATIVE TO TRASHING BOOKS

    ALAMEDA COUNTY LIBRARY BOARD FINDS ALTERNATIVE TO TRASHING BOOKS
    Public pressure is forcing the Alameda County Library system to stop throwing away thousands of books it deemed unusable. ABC7 News first reported this story back in February and our Facebook post on it got attention nationwide, with more…
Rank this Week: 170

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: 173

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: 179

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 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…
  • May 4

    Library Closed May 11-15

    Library Closed May 11-15
    Due to planned electrical upgrades to the Law Building, the Law Library will be closed May 11-15.  Please make arrangements to visit the Law Library before the 11th if you need to use our print or electronic collections.  Electronic…
Rank this Week: 254

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: 252

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: 256

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: 270

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 22

    The Palace of Justice in Paris – Pic of the Week

    The Palace of Justice in Paris – Pic of the Week
    This is a guest post by Nicholas Boring, French foreign law specialist at the Law Library of Congress.  Nicholas has previously blogged FALQs: Freedom of Speech in France and co-collaborated on the post, Does the Haitian Criminal Code…
  • May 21

    Finalists Announced for 2015 Harper Lee Prize for Legal Fiction

    Finalists Announced for 2015 Harper Lee Prize for Legal Fiction
    The University of Alabama and the ABA Journal announced the finalists for the 2015 Harper Lee Prize for Legal Fiction late last week. This year’s finalists are: Terminal City by Linda Fairstein, My Sister’s Grave by Robert Dugoni,…
  • May 20

    An Interview with Jenny Gesley, Foreign Law Specialist

    An Interview with Jenny Gesley, Foreign Law Specialist
    This week’s interview is with Jenny Gesley, our newest foreign law specialist at the Law Library of Congress Jenny provides research and reference services related to Germany and other German-speaking countries. Describe your background…
Rank this Week: 290

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: 307

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: 336

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 22

    Memorial Day Weekend Law Library Closed

    Memorial Day Weekend Law Library Closed
    The Cleveland-Marshall Law Library will be closed from 5pm on Friday May 22nd through Memorial Day Monday May 25th. We will reopen on Tuesday May 26th at 7am. Enjoy your weekend!
  • May 22

    Wikipedia for Legal Research?

    Wikipedia for Legal Research?
    You use Wikipedia as part of your legal research (gasp)? Yes. There have been quite a number of studies that show that Wikipedia is reliable and a few that state that it isn’t. In my personal experience I find it to be useful and…
  • May 21

    Lexis Get and Print Upgrade

    Lexis Get and Print Upgrade
    Lexis Advance’s “Get and Print” feature has been updated. You can now enter in up to 100 citations to get and print at one time. Contact any of your librarians for assistance with the “Get and Print” feature on…
Rank this Week: 404

Jenkins Law Library Blog

Jenkins Law Library Blog

Covers technology and legal research.

https://www.jenkinslaw.org/blog
  • 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…
  • 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: 406

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 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…
  • May 13

    How Do You Connect?

    How Do You Connect?
    Image [cc] Clive Darra I started a very robust conversation with some colleagues the other day, including Dan and Jane of this site, who I am certain you will hear from soon, about a decision my team made to opt out of business cards. …
Rank this Week: 473

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 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…
  • May 20

    Casetext

    Casetext
    Does legal information technology interest you?  Try Casetext. With Casetext you can discover and share legal knowledge, search millions of cases and statutes, for free, annotated with insights contributed by the legal community. …
  • May 19

    Technology and Privacy Update

    Technology and Privacy Update
    Today, a coalition of more than 140 technology companies and other experts and organizations--including Google and Apple--sent a letter to President Obama urging him to protect privacy rights by not undermining strong encryption technologies…
Rank this Week: 468

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: 483

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 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…
  • May 13

    ABA's Silver Gavel Award

    ABA's Silver Gavel Award
    The ABA has announced the winners (and honorable mentions) of its 2015 Silver Gavel Awards for Media and the Arts.BooksNell Bernstein, Burning Down the House: The End of Juvenile Prisonavailable in print and online via UW Librariespublisher's…
Rank this Week: 510

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 22

    ALR Student’s Corner: The Firm: What Can Overbilling Do For You?

    ALR Student’s Corner: The Firm: What Can Overbilling Do For You?
    There are several areas of the legal profession which will remain timeless; it is from these areas that learning from the mistakes of others is critical to ensuring long, stable careers for ourselves.  Better yet, learning from mistakes…
  • May 21

    Charlotte School of Law Moot Court Volunteers Time

    Charlotte School of Law Moot Court Volunteers Time
    Charlotte School of Law  Moot Court members volunteered to work with students associated with Classical Conversations, an organization supporting homeschooled families, in a Mock Trial event on Tuesday, May 5, 2015 at the Union County…
  • May 20

    Compliance Officer: A Career in Demand

    Compliance Officer: A Career in Demand
    Compliance has become one of the biggest buzzwords in corporate America and one of the hottest areas of the job market. In some sectors, new compliance jobs are growing at rates that are more than double the growth rate for … Continue…
Rank this Week: 526

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: 540

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: 554

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: 577

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: 601

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 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…
  • May 19

    Federal Agencies aren't making docs available online...

    Federal Agencies aren't making docs available online...
    The National Security Archive reports that an FOIA Audit has found that 19 years after the Electronic Freedom of Information Act Amendments (E-FOIA) were passed by Congress, only 40 percent of agencies have followed the law’s…
Rank this Week: 625

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: 631

Un blog pour l'information…

Un blog pour l'information juridique

By Emmanuel Barthe.

http://www.precisement.org/blog/
  • 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…
  • May 5

    Des appli texte pratiques pour Samsung Galaxy ?

    Des appli texte pratiques pour Samsung Galaxy ?
    Le Samsung Galaxy S6 est sorti. Mais il n'y a toujours pas d'application texte digne de ce nom installée par défaut sur les Galaxy. Le seul moyen standard d'écrire du texte sur un Galaxy est de prendre de (courtes) notes…
Rank this Week: 690

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: 671

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: 705

Library Boy

Library Boy

Features legal research news. By Michel-Adrien Sheppard.

http://micheladrien.blogspot.com/
  • May 21

    Vote for the 2015 Harper Lee Prize for Legal Fiction

    Vote for the 2015 Harper Lee Prize for Legal Fiction
    Members of the public have until Friday, June 5 at 11:59 p.m. to vote online for the winner of the 2015 Harper Lee Prize for Legal Fiction.The prize, which is sponsored by ABA Journal and the University of Alabama School of Law, is intended…
  • May 20

    Interview With Law Library of Congress Foreign Law Specialist Jenny Gesley

    Interview With Law Library of Congress Foreign Law Specialist Jenny Gesley
    In Custodia Legis, the blog of the Law Library of Congress in Washington, has been running an interview series featuring members of the library staff. The series started in late October 2010.The most recent interview is with Jenny Gesley,…
  • May 20

    June 15 Deadline for Applications for James D. Lang Memorial Scholarship Fund

    June 15 Deadline for Applications for James D. Lang Memorial Scholarship Fund
    Members of the Canadian Association of Law Libraries (CALL) have until June 15, 2015 to apply to the James D. Lang Memorial Scholarship fund. The scholarship is designed to support attendance at a continuing education program, be it a…
Rank this Week: 695

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: 718

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: 727

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/
  • 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…
  • Mar 25

    Treaties, Text, and Timely Updates - Congress.gov Spring Cleaning

    Treaties, Text, and Timely Updates - Congress.gov Spring Cleaning
    Today on the Law Library of Congress blog, In Custodia Legis, the Law Library of Congress announced new spring features to Congress.gov including treaty documents, new default bill text, an updated appropriations table, more Browse options,…
Rank this Week: 750

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 20

    Juvenile Law Appellate Court Opinion - 5/20/2015

    Juvenile Law Appellate Court Opinion - 5/20/2015
    Category: Recent Decisions;Juvenile Law Opinions Body: AC36845 - In re Oreoluwa O. (Termination of parental rights; standing; "The respondent father, Olusegun O., appeals from the judgment of the trial court terminating his parental rights…
  • May 18

    Contract Law Appellate Court Opinion - 5/18/2015

    Contract Law Appellate Court Opinion - 5/18/2015
    Category: Recent Decisions;Contract Law Opinions Body: AC35575 - Webster Bank, N.A. v. GFI Groton, LLC ("In this breach of contract action, the defendants...appeal from the judgment of the trial court, rendered after a bench…
  • May 18

    Insurance Law Supreme Court Opinion - 5/18/2015

    Insurance Law Supreme Court Opinion - 5/18/2015
    Category: Recent Decisions;Insurance Law Opinions;Contract Law Opinions Body: SC19291 - Recall Total Information Management, Inc. v. Federal Ins. Co. ("This case concerns the scope of coverage afforded by personal injury clauses in two…
Rank this Week: 770

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: 769

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: 820

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. …
Rank this Week: 834

Instructional Technology

Instructional Technology

A blawg by Darlene Cardillo, an Instructional Technologist at Albany Law School, dedicated to issues related to instructional technology in general and especially as it relates to legal education.

http://albanylawtech.wordpress.com/
Rank this Week: 885

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/
  • 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…
  • Apr 10

    The Nation's 1st Online Hybrid Law Degree is Underway in St. Paul, Minnesota

    The Nation's 1st Online Hybrid Law Degree is Underway in St. Paul, Minnesota
    The William Mitchell College of Law in St. Paul, Minnesota is the 1st law school in the country to offer an online hybrid law degree. It is also the country's first hybrid online and in-person program approved by the American...
Rank this Week: 905

Legal Commentary on Proposition 8…

Legal Commentary on Proposition 8 and the Right to Marry

Articles and comments by attorneys and legal scholars, and related legal news. From Michael Ginsborg.

http://prop8legalcommentary.blogspot.com/
  • Oct 28

    Farewell

    Farewell
    In May, I decided that I would need a hiatus to prepare an article on a subject unrelated to this site. I have just completed my forthcoming article for law librarians, "Ending Our Conflicts of Interest to Protect Consumers of Legal…
  • May 22

    Hiatus from my usual schedule of blogging

    Hiatus from my usual schedule of blogging
    I regret that, for at least several weeks, I will lack time to update this site on a regular basis. I face two challenges. First, I expect to publish an article on a subject I have been thinking about for 20 years.
  • May 15

    Legal news this month

    Legal news this month
    Domestic partnership
Rank this Week: 917