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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 26

    Recent Statutory Instruments – legislation.gov.uk

    Recent Statutory Instruments – legislation.gov.uk
    The Common Agricultural Policy (Control and Enforcement, Cross-Compliance, Scrutiny of Transactions and Appeals) (Amendment) (England) Regulations 2017 The Welfare Reform Act 2012 (Commencement No. 29 and Commencement No. 17, 19, 22, 23 and…
  • May 26

    Roberts -v-Johnstone after the change in discount rate: a high court decision – Zenith PI Blog

    Roberts -v-Johnstone after the change in discount rate: a high court decision – Zenith PI Blog
    ‘The recent change in the discount rate was covered on this blog. One issue that arose was how the courts were going to treat the Roberts -v- Johnstone approach to accommodation claims. It was not practical to use a multiplier that was…
  • May 26

    BAILII: Recent Decision

    BAILII: Recent Decision
    Court of Appeal (Civil Division) Bashir & Ors, R (On the Application Of) v Secretary of State for the Home Department [2017] EWCA Civ 397 (25 May 2017) Hancock & Anor v Revenue & Customs [2017] EWCA Civ 198 (25 May 2017) Newby…
Rank this Week: 4

beSpacific

beSpacific

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

http://www.bespacific.com/
  • May 25

    C-SPAN – The Executive Branch Website

    C-SPAN – The Executive Branch Website
    C-SPAN provides current and comprehensive video coverage of the Executive Branch via specific subject matter that includes: Recent Events; President Trump’s Tweets; White House Briefings; White House Daily Schedule; Trump…
  • May 25

    Brookings – The vital role of government-collected data

    Brookings – The vital role of government-collected data
    “The modern economy has never been more reliant on data. Businesses, governments, and families must navigate the complexities of a world made possible by new technologies and innovative business practices. Without reliable information…
  • May 25

    Importance of Individual Account Retirement Plans and Home Equity in Family Total Wealth

    Importance of Individual Account Retirement Plans and Home Equity in Family Total Wealth
    Employee Benefit Research Institute – Importance of Individual Account Retirement Plans and Home Equity in Family Total Wealth, May 2017, Vol. 38, No. 7. “This EBRI Notes examines the level of assets held by families with a…
Rank this Week: 13

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 23

    OPINIONS – May 23, 2017

    OPINIONS – May 23, 2017
    Richland v. DOR DA 16-0474 2017 MT 122 Civil – Injunction Cudd v. State DA 16-0506 2017 MT 121N Civil – Postconviction A. Potter v. State DA 16-0470 2017 MT 120N Civil – Postconviction
  • May 18

    CORRECTED OPINION – May 17, 2017

    CORRECTED OPINION – May 17, 2017
    State v. Eskew DA 14-0445 2017 MT 36 Criminal – Assault
  • May 17

    OPINIONS – May 16, 2017

    OPINIONS – May 16, 2017
    VanBuskirk v. Gehlen DA 16-0410 2017 MT 119N Civil – Injunction State v. J. Foster DA 16-0373 2017 MT 118 Criminal – DUI Mountain Water v. DOR DA 16-0469 2017 MT 117 Civil – Declaratory Judgment
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 26

    CFP: International Conference on Sustainable Development 2017 – Ontario, Canada

    CFP: International Conference on Sustainable Development 2017 – Ontario, Canada
    International Centre for Interdisciplinary Research in Law (ICIRL), Centre for Research in Social Justice and Policy (CRSJP) at Laurentian University, and Ontario International Development Agency (OIDA), Canada will host…
  • May 26

    Food Law & Policy—Ottawa, Canada

    Food Law & Policy—Ottawa, Canada
    The University of Ottawa Faculty of Law will host Taking Stock: The State of Food Law & Policy in Canada (the 2nd Annual Canadian Food Law & Policy Conference) on...
  • May 25

    Call for Editors – Fandom & Neomedia Studies – Law & Politic

    Call for Editors – Fandom & Neomedia Studies – Law & Politic
    The Fandom and Neomedia Studies (FANS) Association, an internationally recognized academic organization, invites applications for membership in its Law and Politics Studies Area. This group will examine the interconnections between...
Rank this Week: 30

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: 62

Slaw

Slaw

A Canadian cooperative weblog on all things legal.

http://www.slaw.ca
  • May 26

    Ode to Client-Focussed Program

    Ode to Client-Focussed Program
    When asked, most firms would say that their #1 business goal is to get more work. The only way to get more work for the firm is to get it from existing clients, or to develop new client relationships. It’s well-documented that…
  • May 25

    Changing Workplaces Review Final Report: Sweeping Changes to Ontario Employment Law Coming

    Changing Workplaces Review Final Report: Sweeping Changes to Ontario Employment Law Coming
    On May 23, 2017, the Government of Ontario released the Changing Workplaces Review final report by authors C. Michael Mitchell and John C. Murray. It contains 173 recommendations that recommend significant changes to Ontario employment law…
  • May 25

    Wednesday: What’s Hot on CanLII

    Wednesday: What’s Hot on CanLII
    Each Wednesday we tell you which three English-language cases and which French-language case have been the most viewed* on CanLII and we give you a small sense of what the cases are about. For this last week: 1. Canada (Governor General in…
Rank this Week: 70

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: 83

Library Stuff

Library Stuff

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

http://www.librarystuff.net
Rank this Week: 141

BLS Library Blog

BLS Library Blog

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

http://www.blslibrary.com/
  • May 23

    What’s Going on Here? Renovations Have Begun!

    What’s Going on Here? Renovations Have Begun!
    Library renovations have begun.  To the left is a photo of the old Law Review Room.  Once the renovations are finished in mid-August this room will contain offices for four reference librarians, and tables, chairs and soft seating…
  • May 10

    She is.. She is.. NO, NO, NO, NOTORIOUS (R.B.G.)

    She is.. She is.. NO, NO, NO, NOTORIOUS (R.B.G.)
    Thirty years ago, before a sparse audience scattered throughout a cavernous auditorium at Cornell University, a petite woman argued passionately about the meaning of the U.S. Constitution. As her fellow symposium panelists — Cornell…
  • May 3

    Summer Hours & Summer Renovation

    Summer Hours & Summer Renovation
    The Library’s summer hours May 13th – August 20th are as follows: Saturday & Sunday, May 13 & 14  (Writing Competition Weekend):  9am – 12am   May 15 – May 31: Monday – Saturday: …
Rank this Week: 152

Jenkins Law Library Blog

Jenkins Law Library Blog

Covers technology and legal research.

https://www.jenkinslaw.org/blog
Rank this Week: 167

Collection Development Blog

Collection Development Blog

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

http://obelix.lib.hku.hk/cdblog
  • Dec 9

    HeinOnline ScholarCheck

    HeinOnline ScholarCheck
      ScholarCheck is a useful tool for viewing journal articles that have a heavy influence on the subject being researched in HeinOnline. It analyzes articles most cited by other articles and most accessed during a rolling 12-month period.…
  • Dec 7

    Scheduled System Maintenance on Wisers’ Service Platforms 19 Dec 2015

    Scheduled System Maintenance on Wisers’ Service Platforms 19 Dec 2015
    Please be informed that a system maintenance will be scheduled on Saturday, 19 Dec 2015 from 18:00 to 23:59 (Hong Kong Time GMT+8).  During this period, all services will be temporarily unavailable.  The services will be resumed to…
  • Dec 6

    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…
Rank this Week: 172

Legal Informatics Blog

Legal Informatics Blog

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

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

    Updates Now on Legal Informatics Tumblr and Twitter

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

    Greenwood: Law Itself is the Killer Blockchain App

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

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

    SubTech 2016: International Conference on Substantive Technology in Legal Education and Practice: Storify, links, and resource
    SubTech 2016: International Conference on Substantive Technology in Legal Education and Practice was held 7-9 July 2015 at University of Richmond School of Law in Richmond, Virginia, USA. The conference website is at:…
Rank this Week: 188

Library Boy

Library Boy

Features legal research news. By Michel-Adrien Sheppard.

http://micheladrien.blogspot.com/
  • May 24

    Master List of Competencies for Information Professional

    Master List of Competencies for Information Professional
    The website Librarianship.ca has compiled a list of Competencies for Information Professionals developed by associations and other professional bodies.The list breaks down into the following categories:GeneralAcademic LibrarianshipArchivesArt…
  • May 23

    Recording Available for Webinar on New Open Access Repository LawArXiv

    Recording Available for Webinar on New Open Access Repository LawArXiv
    This is a follow-up to the Library Boy posting of April 18, 2017 called Legal Information Preservation Alliance Webinar on Open Access Law Repositories.It described a webinar about LaxArxiv, a new open access site for legal scholarship that…
  • May 22

    Complete Collection of Alter Ego Treatises Now Available on CAIJ Quebec Legal Info Portal

    Complete Collection of Alter Ego Treatises Now Available on CAIJ Quebec Legal Info Portal
    All of the books in the Alter Ego series by Montreal-based publisher Wilson & Lafleur are now available on the website of the CAIJ, the Centre d'accès à l'information juridique (the network of courthouse law libraries…
Rank this Week: 212

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/
  • Apr 18

    Research Assistant Training

    Research Assistant Training
    The Law Library will be offering a training for all summer research assistants on Friday, April 28 from 1-2pm in room 267. If you’re working for a professor this summer, come join us for a look at academic legal research ……
  • Feb 1

    History of Supreme Court Nomination

    History of Supreme Court Nomination
    By now everyone knows that Judge Neil Gorsuch has been nominated to the United States Supreme Court. In thinking about what comes next, I thought I’d point out a great source from HeinOnline called History of Supreme Court Nominations…
  • Jan 27

    Research Help

    Research Help
    The new semester is well under way and many of our students are already starting the process of thinking about research papers. If you’re in that boat, feel free to come speak with one of our reference librarians to get ……
Rank this Week: 206

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
  • May 7

    Episode 06: Frank Stella ’54

    Episode 06: Frank Stella ’54
    Source: Episode 06: Frank Stella ’54
  • Apr 24

    Statement regarding past abuse at Andover

    Statement regarding past abuse at Andover
    Today, we know that many schools, including Andover, have not always lived up to our commitment to protect students in our care. Over the past year, independent investigators from Sanghavi Law Office have been carrying out a review of all…
  • Feb 1

    On the Executive Orders of January 2017

    On the Executive Orders of January 2017
    The President’s Executive Orders on immigration have prompted calls of concern from students, parents, alumni, faculty, and staff at Andover. I’m sure that is true at all schools that are committed to a diverse student body and…
Rank this Week: 293

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 26

    Bamberg Criminal Code of 1507 – Pic of the Week

    Bamberg Criminal Code of 1507 – Pic of the Week
    On Monday, I had the pleasure of assembling a display of rare books for guests attending the 2017 Burton Awards ceremony held at the Library of Congress.  Created by Williams C. Burton, the awards acknowledge, celebrate, and reward…
  • May 25

    Rights and Resistance: Civil Liberties during World War I Scholarly Panel

    Rights and Resistance: Civil Liberties during World War I Scholarly Panel
    The following is a guest post by Ryan Reft, a historian in the Manuscripts Division of the Library of Congress.     But when men have realized that time has upset many fighting faiths, they may come to believe even more than they…
  • May 24

    An Interview with Micaela DelMonte, a lawyer with the European Parliamentary Research Service

    An Interview with Micaela DelMonte, a lawyer with the European Parliamentary Research Service
    Today’s interview is with Micaela DelMonte, a lawyer from the European Parliamentary Research Service, who is at the Law Library for one month. Describe your background. I am Italian and was born in Siena, Italy. Shortly after my…
Rank this Week: 313

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 18

    No key card access to library tonight and early tomorrow morning

    No key card access to library tonight and early tomorrow morning
    The card readers at the doors to the library are temporarily malfunctioning. Law students hoping to stay in the library after hours can stay, but will not be able to re-enter the building after leaving between 11:00 PM tonight and 8:00 AM…
  • May 10

    The Legal Challenges of Comic Book Movie

    The Legal Challenges of Comic Book Movie
    Super heroes have become a dominant force in American cinema, and the prevalence of super heroes has inspired studios to create movies that overlap with other movies to create “cinematic universes.” There is a lot of complexity…
  • Mar 31

    Shining a Light on Government

    Shining a Light on Government
    Although Sunshine Week has come and gone, open government, also known as government transparency, is a continuing issue.  Sunshine week is an initiative from the Reporters Committee for Freedom of the Press to celebrate, "access to…
Rank this Week: 327

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
  • Apr 3

    U.S. Supreme Court Web Citation Link Rot Fix (UC Berkeley)

    U.S. Supreme Court Web Citation Link Rot Fix (UC Berkeley)
    If you think the U.S. Supreme Court posts official versions of their opinions on their website … hahaha … I have a virtual bridge and an inside WH or Congressional source to sell you for $1B dollars. (Tip: Beware of any source…
  • Apr 3

    More Sources of Free Full-text Versions of Article

    More Sources of Free Full-text Versions of Article
    People like “free.’ People like getting free content from other people who paid for the content. Long live the free-loader, long live the person who spends $20 in time and gas looking for a free parking spot instead of paying $10…
  • Mar 27

    Oregon Judicial Branch Online Records: Free, Public Access to Selected Court Document

    Oregon Judicial Branch Online Records: Free, Public Access to Selected Court Document
    Oregon Judicial Department Online Records Search: Free, Public Access: “The Oregon Judicial Department is pleased to provide free online access to limited case information in the circuit courts and Tax Court of this state. The displayed…
Rank this Week: 318

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
  • Apr 2

    Centennial of the Mexican Constitution

    Centennial of the Mexican Constitution
    *** The ninth anniversary of the Yale Law Library Rare Books Blog is a fitting opportunity to mark a much more momentous anniversary, the centennial of the Mexican Constitution of 1917. Although amended a few hundred times, this constitution…
  • Feb 1

    New exhibit: "Woof, Moo & Grr: A Carnival of Animals in Law Books"

    New exhibit: "Woof, Moo & Grr: A Carnival of Animals in Law Books"
    A charming exhibit of animals pictured in law books opens February 1, courtesy of the Yale Law Library’s Rare Book Collection. Titled “Woof, Moo & Grr: A Carnival of Animals in Law Books,” the exhibit is narrated from…
  • Jan 27

    Ninth Annual Morris L. Cohen Student Essay Competition

    Ninth Annual Morris L. Cohen Student Essay Competition
    The Legal History and Rare Books (LH&RB) Section of the American Association of Law Libraries (AALL), in cooperation with Cengage Learning, announces the Ninth Annual Morris L. Cohen Student Essay Competition. The competition is named in…
Rank this Week: 364

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: 335

Seattle University Law Library…

Seattle University Law Library INFO

Covers legal news, legal research and library news.

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

    Today in Legal History: U.S. Term Limits v. Thornton

    Today in Legal History: U.S. Term Limits v. Thornton
    The state of Arkansas imposed term limitations through Amendment 73, a ballot measure that prohibited the listing of any person who served the maximum terms allowed in the U. S. House or Senate on the general election ballot. Soon after the…
  • May 17

    Today in Legal History: Norway’s Constitution Day

    Today in Legal History: Norway’s Constitution Day
    Syttende Mai (May 17th) is Norway’s Constitution Day. Norway had been a part of the Danish Autocracy for 400 years, and on May 17, 1814, Norway signed the constitution that declared the country an independent nation. The Norwegian…
  • May 2

    Legal Research Tune Up 2017

    Legal Research Tune Up 2017
    The Seattle University and Lane Powell law firm law libraries are pleased to offer a legal research workshop to help students brush up on their legal research skills for their summer employment or other summer research endeavors. The workshop…
Rank this Week: 400

Law Library & Technology Blog

Law Library & Technology Blog

From the George Mason University School of Law.

http://blog.law.gmu.edu/library/
  • Nov 18

    Online Services Registration Information

    Online Services Registration Information
    A quick mid-year reminder about database access — Bloomberg Law If you have lost or forgotten your username or password for Bloomberg Law, you can retrieve them by using the “Forgot your Password?” and/or “Forgot your…
  • Nov 18

    Online Services Registration Information

    Online Services Registration Information
    A quick mid-year reminder about database access — Bloomberg Law If you have lost or forgotten your username or password for Bloomberg Law, you can retrieve them by using the “Forgot your Password?” and/or “Forgot your…
  • Sep 13

    West Academic Study Aids — they aren’t just for exams!

    West Academic Study Aids — they aren’t just for exams!
    The West Study Aids package is available online to all students. It includes nutshells, hornbooks, Gilbert’s outlines, and much much more. Content isn’t limited to academic subjects — prepping for an interview? There…
Rank this Week: 391

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 24

    More Robot Magic Silline

    More Robot Magic Silline
    Couldn't help myself. I encountered a tweet about a "robot lawyer" and took the bait. I'm a moron. It was an unwise decision. And silliness promptly followed. To preview, Robot Lawyer LISA is just another document assembly tool. For what it…
  • May 11

    Midsize Firms Are Touting Efficiency, But They’re Not Hiring Efficiency Expert

    Midsize Firms Are Touting Efficiency, But They’re Not Hiring Efficiency Expert
    [Ed. Note: Please welcome guest blogger, Steve Nelson, Managing Principal, Law & Government Affairs, The McCormick Group. - GL] One of the big topics discussed recently in the legal press is how the very large firms continue to separate…
  • Apr 28

    WestLaw Story - The Musical

    WestLaw Story - The Musical
    The talent at Columbia Law School apparently doesn't limit itself to legal scholarship. The Law Revue put together a musical rendition of which online legal resource is the best "to cite... to cite." Whether it is the bribery of using Lexis,…
Rank this Week: 428

Moritz Legal Information Blog

Moritz Legal Information Blog

Legal information and research resouces. By the Michael E. Moritz Law Library at Ohio State University.

http://moritzlegalinformation.blogspot.com/
  • Apr 17

    Summer and Post-Graduation Access to Bloomberg, Lexis, and Westlaw

    Summer and Post-Graduation Access to Bloomberg, Lexis, and Westlaw
    <!--[if gte mso 9]> <![endif]-->Over the summer months, students at the Moritz College of Law can continue to access their student accounts with the three major legal research platforms (Bloomberg Law, Lexis Advance, and…
  • Apr 3

    Advanced Legal Research Course Offerings for Next Year

    Advanced Legal Research Course Offerings for Next Year
    As you are selecting your courses for the 2017-18 academic year, consider registering for a one-credit Advanced Legal Research course taught by one of the Moritz College of Law’s reference librarians. Each ALR course is focused on a…
  • Mar 27

    Resources on Judge Neil Gorsuch’s Nomination to the Supreme Court

    Resources on Judge Neil Gorsuch’s Nomination to the Supreme Court
    <!--[if gte mso 9]> <![endif]-->The Republican leadership in the United States Senate hopes to confirm Judge Neil Gorsuch’s nomination to the Supreme Court before the Senate’s April recess. Before that happens, you can…
Rank this Week: 472

Law Librarians

Law Librarians

By Mark Giangrande and Joe Hodnicki.

http://llb2.com/
  • May 26

    CRS guides for researching federal legislation

    CRS guides for researching federal legislation
    Two regularly updated research guides produced by the Congressional Research Service were updated in the last year. Researching Current Federal Legislation and Regulations: A Guide to Resources for Congressional Staff (Feb. 6, 2017, RL33895)…
  • May 26

    Origins of Memorial Day observance in the United State

    Origins of Memorial Day observance in the United State
    In 1868, Commander in Chief John A. Logan of the grand Army of the Republic issued what was called General Order Number 11, designating May 30 as a memorial day. He declared it to be “for the purpose of strewing with flowers or…
  • May 25

    Fourth Circuit upholds injunction against President Trump’s travel ban

    Fourth Circuit upholds injunction against President Trump’s travel ban
    Here’s the text of the opinion. For an analysis, see this Constitutional Law Prof Blog post. — Joe
Rank this Week: 476

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: 488

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 23

    LawPORT: Online tutorials from the Institute of Advanced Legal Studie

    LawPORT: Online tutorials from the Institute of Advanced Legal Studie
    The University of London's Institute of Advanced Legal Studies has announced the launch of LawPORT, a collection of training tutorials "designed to improve the information literacy skills of law PhD students." Of course these are geared…
  • May 19

    Interactive database from the U.S. Court

    Interactive database from the U.S. Court
    The Administrative Office of the U.S. Courts recently made available an enhanced database containing information about civil and criminal federal cases going back to 1970. The Integrated Database (IDB) is available to the public for free on…
  • May 18

    GPO Director on transforming the GPO for the 21st Century

    GPO Director on transforming the GPO for the 21st Century
    The new Director of the Government Publishing Office, Davita Vance-Cooks, recently met with the U.S. House of Representatives Committee on House Administration at a hearing on "Transforming GPO for the 21st Century and Beyond." She reported…
Rank this Week: 497

Lex Scripta

Lex Scripta

From the Dallas Association of Law Librarians.

http://dallnet.blogspot.com/
  • Mar 29

    Online Brexit Resource

    Online Brexit Resource
    The Berkeley Library has created a sound resource collection about BREXIT.http://guides.lib.berkeley.edu/european-union/brexitAn excerpt for your review..."Developments surrounding the "Brexit" or vote on the Referendum of the…
  • Dec 16

    What skills should the new Register of Copyrights have?

    What skills should the new Register of Copyrights have?
    Today's question is, "What skills should the new Register of Copyrights have?"An online survey will run from December 16, 2016 through January 31, 2017. Your input will be reviewed and inform development of knowledge, skills, and…
  • Oct 24

    Battling Overconfidence in Law Student

    Battling Overconfidence in Law Student
    Because of the Google-like interfaces of most major databases, the students I work with often approach the database like they are looking for an answer to a question in Google. They open up Westlaw, search for something like: motion to…
Rank this Week: 500

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
Rank this Week: 563

Connie Crosby Law Librarian Blog

Connie Crosby Law Librarian Blog

Law library information by Canadian Law Librarian Connie Crosby.

http://conniecrosby.blogspot.com/
  • Oct 14

    Knowledge Management Practice in Organizations: My Chapters Now Available

    Knowledge Management Practice in Organizations: My Chapters Now Available
    Earlier this  year I was very pleased to contribute to the book Knowledge Management Practice in Organizations: The View from the Inside, edited by Ulla de Stricker and published by IGI Global.The official description from the…
  • Nov 13

    Email Policies - Some Resource

    Email Policies - Some Resource
    I think a lot about governance in projects I work on: who is going to do what, who is going to oversee it, and how things will be maintained. A big piece of the picture are policies, guidelines and procedures. Without this type of…
  • Aug 23

    Announcing Social Media Engagement Certificate at University of Toronto - On-line Courses Start Sept. 9th

    Announcing Social Media Engagement Certificate at University of Toronto - On-line Courses Start Sept. 9th
    I have more project news to share:I am excited to announce a new Social Media Engagement certificate through the iSchool Institute at the Faculty of Information, University of Toronto that Daniel Lee and I will be teaching starting in…
Rank this Week: 585

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: 614

The Reporter

The Reporter

Covers legal research. By the Texas Tech Law Library.

https://texastechlawlibrary.wordpress.com
Rank this Week: 716

Legal Research is EASY

Legal Research is EASY

Covers basic legal research. By Bret Christensen.

http://legalresearchiseasy.blogspot.com/
  • May 22

    Inconvenient Truth

    Inconvenient Truth
    I teach a class on the "how" of legal research.  In one of my post-class discussions, one vocal person emphasized her point on immigration saying, "They can't deport them all!" referring to the recent call to deport illegal aliens.Two…
  • May 15

    I just don't get it

    I just don't get it
    So, the other day I was at a restaurant and ordered a $5 burger.  Yeah, I know; Carl's Jr makes fun of those guys all the time.  Anyway, when I got my burger, I noticed yellow stuff running down the side.  I ask the server what…
  • May 8

    Always something to talk about

    Always something to talk about
    Did you realize that I've been blogging almost six (6) full years? Heck, most bloggers don't last more than a few months before they run out of things to talk about but not me. Law and legal things are like that - always something to talk…
Rank this Week: 710

Boston College Legal Eagle

Boston College Legal Eagle

Features news and research updates from the legal information librarians at Boston College Law School.

http://bclegaleagle.blogspot.com/
  • May 19

    CARA Brief Finder: A new tool powered by A.I.

    CARA Brief Finder: A new tool powered by A.I.
    Casetext launched its legal research assistant product, CARA (Case Analysis Research Assistant), in October 2016.  CARA applies both artificial intelligence and natural language search technologies to aid attorneys in locating additional…
  • May 17

    Cast Your Vote for the 2017 Harper Lee Prize for Legal Fiction

    Cast Your Vote for the 2017 Harper Lee Prize for Legal Fiction
    The Harper Lee Prize for Legal Fiction is awarded annually to the novel that "best exemplifies the role of lawyers in society in the spirit of Atticus Finch."  The prize is sponsored by the University of Alabama and the ABA…
  • May 12

    Bloomberg Law's New Look!

    Bloomberg Law's New Look!
    Last month, Bloomberg Law updated its look.  The changes effect not only the aesthetic, but the search functionality.  The updated Go Bar (search bar), now supports more than terms and connector searching, allowing users to look for…
Rank this Week: 689

The Ginger Law Librarian

The Ginger Law Librarian

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

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

    Rombauer Method of Legal Research

    Rombauer Method of Legal Research
    Instead of getting caught up trying to instruct on the nuts-and-bolts of each database, it is more important to emphasize a research process that works in any database.To that end, I've always taught a version of the Rombauer Method of legal…
  • May 10

    Law School Rankings & Law Librarie

    Law School Rankings &amp; Law Librarie
    The Wall Street Journal is reporting that business schools are taking a stand against academic rankings. Business-school deans and research faculty at more than 20 universities are taking a stand against the academic rankings published by…
  • May 10

    Law School Rankings & Law Librarie

    Law School Rankings &amp; Law Librarie
    The Wall Street Journal is reporting that business schools are taking a stand against academic rankings. Business-school deans and research faculty at more than 20 universities are taking a stand against the academic rankings published by…
Rank this Week: 743

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 11

    Tools for Empirical Legal Research: Qualtrics for survey

    Tools for Empirical Legal Research: Qualtrics for survey
    Yale researchers have access to Qualtrics, a powerful, flexible online survey platform that is suited for survey-based empirical legal research projects. Qualtrics is accessible with your Yale NetID and password. Qualtrics offers a…
  • Apr 18

    Finding Past Exam

    Finding Past Exam
    Did you know that the Law Library makes accessible many of your professors’ previous exams to use as study aids? Yale Law School students can access these exams from our MORRIS catalog. Step-by-step instructions are below and…
  • Apr 12

    Book Talk: Thunder in the Mountains: The Clash of Two American Legends, Oliver Otis Howard and Chief Joseph of the Nez Perce

    Book Talk: Thunder in the Mountains: The Clash of Two American Legends, Oliver Otis Howard and Chief Joseph of the Nez Perce
    Please join the Lillian Goldman Law Library, American Constitution Society at Yale Law School and the Native American Law Students Association for a discussion with Daniel J. Sharfstein ’00 regarding his book, Thunder in the Mountains:…
Rank this Week: 655

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/
Rank this Week: 642

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
  • Nov 25

    History of Thanksgiving Proclamation

    History of Thanksgiving Proclamation
    Category: Legal History Body: For a brief history of Thanksgiving presidential proclamations and congressional resolutions beginning with the first Federal Congress, see the following National Archives web page: Congress Establishes…
  • Nov 23

    Administrative Appeal Supreme Court Opinion - 11/23/2015

    Administrative Appeal Supreme Court Opinion - 11/23/2015
    Category: Recent Decisions;Administrative Appeals Opinions Body: SC19458 - Cales v. Office of Victim Services ("The plaintiffs...appeal from the judgment of the trial court dismissing their appeal from the decision of a Victim Compensation…
  • Nov 23

    Family Law Appellate Court Opinions - 11/23/2015

    Family Law Appellate Court Opinions - 11/23/2015
    Category: Recent Decisions;Family Opinions Body: AC37980 - O’Brien v. O’Brien ("The dispositive issue raised by the plaintiff in the present appeal is whether, after remand, the court improperly skewed its equitable distribution…
Rank this Week: 688

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/
  • Oct 2

    Farewell

    Farewell
    Today the Hofstra Law library blog moves to a new space with a new look and new voices.  With sincere appreciation and apologies to T.S. Eliot, I say my farewell . . .You've read many posts from this Cat,And my opinion now is thatYou…
  • Oct 1

    Constitutional Protections For Mobile Phone Pass Codes?

    Constitutional Protections For Mobile Phone Pass Codes?
    A judge for the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania ruled last week that the Fifth Amendment protects the right of insider trading suspects to withhold the pass codes to their business cellular phones. Read more…
  • Sep 30

    New CRS Report: Dark Web

    New CRS Report: Dark Web
    You have probably heard of the Deep Web, but how much do you know about the Dark Web?  Discover more about the dark web in Kristin Finklea's CRS Report entitled - you've guessed it - Dark Web.  "This report illuminates information…
Rank this Week: 727

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…
  • 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…
Rank this Week: 654

Off the Shelf - The Osgood Hall…

Off the Shelf - The Osgood Hall Law School Library Blog

Covers developments in legal information and legal information technologies for research and practice.

http://libblog.osgoode.yorku.ca
  • May 25

    Summer access to Quicklaw

    Summer access to Quicklaw
    All personal student Quicklaw accounts will be deactivated by LexisNexis from June 1 until August 31. During this period you may access both LexisAdvance Quicklaw and the older LexisNexis Quicklaw platform through the campus wide…
  • Apr 3

    Recent Acquisitions, March 27 – April 3, 2017

    Recent Acquisitions, March 27 – April 3, 2017
    47 new acquisitions in Osgoode Hall Law School Library, including 29 from 2017: E 76.7 K68 2009 Indigenous methodologies : characteristics, conversations and contexts University of Toronto Press, 2009 201 pages ; 24 cm The new method of…
  • Apr 3

    Recent Acquisitions, March 27 – April 3, 2017

    Recent Acquisitions, March 27 – April 3, 2017
    47 new acquisitions in Osgoode Hall Law School Library, including 29 from 2017: E 76.7 K68 2009 Indigenous methodologies : characteristics, conversations and contexts University of Toronto Press, 2009 201 pages ; 24 cm The new method of…
Rank this Week: 801

Et Seq. - The Harvard Law School…

Et Seq. - The Harvard Law School Library Blog

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

http://etseq.law.harvard.edu/
  • May 15

    Scaling Up Perma.cc: Ensuring the Integrity of the Digital Scholarly Record

    Scaling Up Perma.cc: Ensuring the Integrity of the Digital Scholarly Record
    Earlier this year, the HLS Library Innovation Lab received a grant from the Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS) to scale up our Perma.cc tool, which helps scholars, journals, courts, and others create permanent records of the…
  • May 12

    Archiving Student Life: HLS Community Capture Project

    Archiving Student Life: HLS Community Capture Project
    This past semester, Historical & Special Collections (HSC) continued its efforts to collect material documenting student life at HLS. These efforts began in Spring 2016 and our commitment to the project has increased since then, thanks in…
  • May 9

    Graduates, send your family and friends on a library tour!

    Graduates, send your family and friends on a library tour!
    You spent hundreds of hours studying here. Now send your family and friends to see the place! The HLS Library is offering quick library tours for family and friends of our newest HLS graduates on Class Day, Wednesday, May 24. Tours will focus…
Rank this Week: 851

Ross-Blakley Law Library Blog

Ross-Blakley Law Library Blog

Covers key legal-education, research, practice, and law-library news. From the John J. Ross-William C. Blakley Law Library of the Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law at Arizona State University.

http://lawlibnews.lawnews-asu.org/
  • May 10

    Library Summer Research Workshop Serie

    Library Summer Research Workshop Serie
    The Ross-Blakley Law Library is pleased to announce the 2017 Summer Research Workshop Series. Five different workshop topics are being offered; each topic is intended to help Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law students participating in…
  • Apr 25

    Summer and Post-Graduation Use of Bloomberg Law, LexisNexis, and Westlaw

    Summer and Post-Graduation Use of Bloomberg Law, LexisNexis, and Westlaw
    Wondering which research tools you can use this summer?  We have outlined both summer access and post-graduation use policies for Bloomberg Law, LexisNexis, and Westlaw below. Remember that you also have unlimited access to many…
  • Apr 21

    Chelsea Gulinson ’18 & Jameson Rammell ’18 Honored for Exemplary Student Research

    Chelsea Gulinson &rsquo;18 &amp; Jameson Rammell &rsquo;18 Honored for Exemplary Student Research
    The Ross-Blakley Law Library at the Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law is pleased to announce the 2017 recipients of The Ross-Blakley Law Library Award for Exemplary Student Research. Chelsea Gulinson is the first place award recipient…
Rank this Week: 842

The Daniel R. Coquillette Rare…

The Daniel R. Coquillette Rare Book Room Blog

Covers rare legal books. From the Boston College Law Library.

http://rarebookroom.blogspot.com/
  • May 2

    New acquisition: a 19th century law student outline?

    New acquisition: a 19th century law student outline?
    We loved this recent acquisition because it looks like a modern day law student outline! Following the structure of Joseph Story's Commentaries on Equity Pleadings (2nd ed, New York, 1940), the author created a detailed outline of Story's…
  • Apr 19

    New Acquisition: Personal Library Catalogue of Prominent Nineteenth-Century NYC Lawyer

    New Acquisition: Personal Library Catalogue of Prominent Nineteenth-Century NYC Lawyer
    Bound in beautiful Morocco, this catalogue highlights the intellectual pursuits of Dexter A. Hawkins, one of the founders of the preeminent New York City firm Hawkins Delafield & Wood LLP. Originally from New England, Hawkins opened up…
  • Feb 15

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

    New exhibit on view--Robert Morris: Lawyer &amp; Activist
    We are pleased to announce the opening of the spring exhibit in the Law Library's Daniel R. Coquillette Rare Book Room. Curated by Mary Bilder and Laurel Davis, the exhibit is entitled "Robert Morris: Lawyer & Activist".Morris…
Rank this Week: 855

Fairly Used Blog

Fairly Used Blog

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

http://fairuse.stanford.edu/blog/
  • Apr 11

    Stanford Copyright & Fair Use – Key Overview Update

    Stanford Copyright &amp; Fair Use &ndash; Key Overview Update
    Q: Thank you for updating the copyright overview on this site. What are the most important changes that you want us to know? A: Because the update reflects changes from 2014 through 2016 it includes a few decisions that readers may be…
  • Feb 19

    Future of Libraries – Need First Sale for ebook

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

    protect your site from copyright lawsuit

    protect your site from copyright lawsuit
    Everyone who thought they were protected from copyright lawsuits based on user postings, read this and take action by December 1st. Don’t Lose Your DMCA Safe Harbor Protection!   The post protect your site from copyright lawsuits…
Rank this Week: 881