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Current Awareness Weblog

Current Awareness Weblog

Covers England and Wales case law, legislation, and legal news. From the Inner Temple Library.

http://www.innertemplelibrary.com/
Rank this Week: 4

State Law Library of Montana

State Law Library of Montana

Features notices of new Opinions and Orders from the Montana Supreme Court, library announcements, research tips, and Montana legal news.

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

    OPINION: Masters Group v. Comerica

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

    UNPUBLISHED OPINION: Marriage of Keruti

    UNPUBLISHED OPINION: Marriage of Keruti
    The Montana Supreme Court has issued an Unpublished Opinion in the following matter: CIVIL – DOMESTIC RELATIONS DA 14-0549, 2015 MT 191N, IN RE THE MARRIAGE OF: MONICA KITZMILLER-KERUTIS, Petitioner and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

    UNPUBLISHED OPINION: Helvey v. MEA-MFT

    UNPUBLISHED OPINION: Helvey v. MEA-MFT
    The Montana Supreme Court has issued an Unpublished Opinion in the following matter: CIVIL – BREACH OF CONTRACT DA 14-0612, 2015 MT 190N, ANGELA E. HELVEY, Plaintiff and Appellant, v. MONTANA EDUCATION ASSOCIATION, MONTANA FEDERATION OF…
Rank this Week: 18

beSpacific

beSpacific

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

http://www.bespacific.com/
  • Jul 1

    Federal Funding for Science and Engineering Declined by $1B

    Federal Funding for Science and Engineering Declined by $1B
    “In FY 2013, federal agencies obligated $29 billion to 995 academic institutions for science and engineering (S&E) activities. This represents a 6% decrease in current dollars from the $31 billion obligated to 1,073 academic…
  • Jul 1

    UK Airports Commission: Final Report 2015

    UK Airports Commission: Final Report 2015
    From the Report: “The London airport capacity problem has perplexed governments for over fifty years, for reasons that are not hard to find. The considerable benefits of aviation accrue to the many, while the environmental costs are…
  • Jul 1

    Northern Alaska Coastal Erosion Threatens Habitat and Infrastructure

    Northern Alaska Coastal Erosion Threatens Habitat and Infrastructure
    “In a new study published [July 1, 2015], scientists from the U.S. Geological Survey found that the remote northern Alaska coast has some of the highest shoreline erosion rates in the world. Analyzing over half a century of shoreline…
Rank this Week: 20

Legal Scholarship Blog

Legal Scholarship Blog

Features law-related calls for papers, conferences and workshops. From the Ohio State Moritz College of Law, University of Georgia School of Law, University of Pittsburgh School of Law and University of Washington School of Law.

http://legalscholarshipblog.com
Rank this Week: 31

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: 53

Slaw

Slaw

A Canadian cooperative weblog on all things legal.

http://www.slaw.ca
  • Jul 1

    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. Sorochan v Bouchier, 2015 ABCA…
  • Jun 30

    Practice Compassion

    Practice Compassion
    July 1 and Q3 begin after midnight. I cannot believe that the year is flying by so quickly, again. One strategy that is helping me to maintain focus with my very busy portfolio is to have a theme for the week. These themes are meant as…
  • Jun 30

    Integrating the Profession in Experiential Legal Education

    Integrating the Profession in Experiential Legal Education
    Experiential legal education has been the subject of numerous papers, conferences, and innovative curriculum changes in the United States in the past decade. In October 2012 the first National Symposium on Experiential Education in Law was…
Rank this Week: 69

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
  • Jun 4

    Emerald Insight maintenance and downtime Tuesday 9 June 2015

    Emerald Insight maintenance and downtime Tuesday 9 June 2015
    Maintenance on Emerald’s research platform, Emerald Insight, which is scheduled to take place on Tuesday 9 June 2015 for 15 minutes, between a maintenance window of 9 June 15:00 – 10 June 03:00.  
  • Jun 2

    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…
  • Jun 2

    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: 97

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: 101

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: 104

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: 122

In Custodia Legis

In Custodia Legis

Covers current legal trends, collecting for the largest law library in the world, a British perspective, a perspective from New Zealand, legislative developments in THOMAS, and cultural intelligence and the law.

http://blogs.loc.gov/law
  • Jul 1

    The Basic Law of Hong Kong

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

    FALQs: Proposals to Reform Pakistan’s Blasphemy Law

    FALQs: Proposals to Reform Pakistan’s Blasphemy Law
    The following is a guest post by Tariq Ahmad, a legal analyst in the Global Legal Research Directorate of the Law Library of Congress. Tariq has previously blogged about Islamic Law in Pakistan – Global Legal Collection Highlights,…
  • Jun 29

    An Interview with Lucy Baker – Collection Services Intern

    An Interview with Lucy Baker – Collection Services Intern
    This week’s interview is with Lucy Baker, an intern in the Collection Service Division.  Ms. Baker is working on the foreign legal gazettes gifted to us by the Dag Hammarskjold Library at the United Nations. She has worked on…
Rank this Week: 174

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: 181

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
  • Jun 25

    Reflection

    Reflection
    Originally posted on American Civil Rights Movement Immersion Program:On reflection, the American Civil Rights Immersion Program maintained a three-pronged mission. To walk in the footsteps of the heroes of the historical Civil Rights…
  • Jun 12

    An unfortunate incident, a teachable moment

    An unfortunate incident, a teachable moment
    Below is a letter I sent to students and parents of Phillips Academy in response to an unfortunate incident involving a group of our recent graduates. On Sunday, we celebrated Commencement in our 237th year under blue skies. We graduated…
  • 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 ……
Rank this Week: 188

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: 220

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/
  • Jun 19

    SCOTUSblog

    SCOTUSblog
    It’s that time again when hotly anticipated orders are being issued by the U.S.’ top court. This session the Court is addressing everything from religious rights in the workplace (Equal Employment Opportunity Commission v.…
  • May 29

    Statistical Abstracts of the U.S. Reboot

    Statistical Abstracts of the U.S. Reboot
    ProQuest’s Statistical Abstracts of the U.S. is getting a makeover! The cleaner, more intuitive interface will go live June 1st ProQuest has based the upgrade on extensive user testing and feedback. Their goal is to make the interface…
  • May 28

    BYU Law Ranked #22

    BYU Law Ranked #22
    BYU Law was recently ranked #22 in Above the Law’s Top 50 Law Schools for 2015. ATL’s ranking looks at employment score, quality jobs score, SCOTUS clerk and federal judgeship scores, education cost, alumni rating, and M7 ratio…
Rank this Week: 228

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
    to read the full article just sign in or register here:
  • 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: 249

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
  • Jun 23

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

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

    Oregon Legal Assistance Resource Guide

    Oregon Legal Assistance Resource Guide
    We try to update this Oregon Legal Assistance Resource Guide at least twice a year (you can also find the guide from the WCLL Legal Research Resources website), but additions, corrections, and suggestions are always welcome. You can…
  • Jun 11

    How to Serve (Deliver) Legal Papers in Oregon

    How to Serve (Deliver) Legal Papers in Oregon
    There is a new Multnomah County Circuit Court, Family Court FAQ guide on “How to Serve (Deliver) Legal Papers in Oregon.” (We thank Judge McKnight and her family law team* for this guide! They say “[i]t was developed for…
Rank this Week: 253

Jenkins Law Library Blog

Jenkins Law Library Blog

Covers technology and legal research.

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

    Jenkins’ Research Tip: Finding Bios of Pennsylvania Legislator

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

    Bye Bye Westlaw Classic!

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

    Enjoy Jenkins' Leisure Reading Collection This Summer

    Enjoy Jenkins' Leisure Reading Collection This Summer
    As you're taking time to relax this summer, enjoy popular legal fiction from our Leisure Reading Collection! This collection includes works from Robin Cook, Michael Connelly, Jeffery Deaver, Ken Follett, Sue Grafton, John Grisham, Lisa…
Rank this Week: 266

Seattle University Law Library…

Seattle University Law Library INFO

Covers legal news, legal research and library news.

http://lawlibraryblog.seattleu.edu/
  • Jun 29

    Why do we eat hot dogs and watch fireworks?

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

    Working this summer?

    Working this summer?
    Bloomberg Law, in addition to providing exceptionally useful legal research materials, has a number of guides and tips for excelling in your internship, externship, or clinic placements. If you don’t already have a Bloomberg log in, go…
  • Jun 15

    Congress.gov update

    Congress.gov update
    Several enhancements have been made to Congress.gov including the addition of the popular Federalist Papers. Read about all of the great work on Congress.gov on the law librarians of Congress blog.
Rank this Week: 292

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
  • Jun 26

    New Law Library Exhibit

    New Law Library Exhibit
    Yale Law Library exhibit: “Evidence of Women” ———————————————— New Yale Law Library exhibit… EVIDENCE OF WOMEN: WOMEN AS…
  • Jun 24

    Get your suitcase ready.

    Get your suitcase ready.
    To help you pack for your summer travels, consider this list written in the front of a copy of Jacob’s Law Grammar, perhaps by Nathan Sanford himself. Some essentials: Table Cloaths 4 Cravats 2 Pair of Draws 2 Vests Pair of Stockings 2…
  • Jun 11

    New Acquisitions: Practica de Testamentos (1755)

    New Acquisitions: Practica de Testamentos (1755)
    One of our latest acquisitions is a book I’ve sought for over twenty years, ever since my days at the University of Texas Law Library. It is Pedro Murillo Velarde’s Practica de testamentos (Mexico City, 1755), a pocket-size form…
Rank this Week: 289

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
  • Jun 12

    Magna Carta: History, Legacy, and Idea

    Magna Carta: History, Legacy, and Idea
    The Magna Carta is recognized as one of the most important documents in the history of the law. To commemorate the 800th anniversary of the signing of the Magna Carta this three part exhibition highlights the document’s legal,…
  • Jun 11

    New Acquisitions: Practica de Testamentos (1755)

    New Acquisitions: Practica de Testamentos (1755)
    One of our latest acquisitions is a book I’ve sought for over twenty years, ever since my days at the University of Texas Law Library. It is Pedro Murillo Velarde’s Practica de testamentos (Mexico City, 1755), a pocket-size form…
  • 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…
Rank this Week: 311

Library Stuff

Library Stuff

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

http://www.librarystuff.net
  • Jul 1

    Ransom Center provides free online access to over 22,000 images of literary collection

    Ransom Center provides free online access to over 22,000 images of literary collection
    The Ransom Center — UT’s world-recognized rare book and manuscript library — is removing the requirement for permission as well as use fees for a significant portion of its online collections that are in the public domain,…
  • Jul 1

    The New New York Public Library

    The New New York Public Library
    “This is our moment!” said Tony Marx, the President and CEO of the New York Public Library (NYPL), as he was winding his comments about the present and future of libraries up to a crescendo: “Libraries are the central…
  • Jul 1

    Cuyahoga County library chief starts new chapter as president of American Library Association

    Cuyahoga County library chief starts new chapter as president of American Library Association
    Cuyahoga County Public Library Executive Director Sari Feldman has taken the reins of the American Library Association, the world’s oldest library association, where she will serve a one-year term as president. Feldman, who was elected…
Rank this Week: 315

CM Law Library Blog

CM Law Library Blog

Seeks to inform the Cleveland-Marshall College of Law community about key legal education, research, practice, and law library news, with a particular focus on Cuyahoga County and Ohio as well as faculty research interests.

http://cmlawlibraryblog.classcaster.net/
  • Jul 1

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

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

    New in the Library: Law Related Fiction

    New in the Library: Law Related Fiction
    The Law Library now has revolving shelving (pictured) with law related fiction titles. Now students have a convenient and easy way to do some pleasure reading. Also, don’t forget you can get plenty of other fiction through the law…
  • Jun 29

    Professor Forte Cited in US Supreme Court Decision on Gay Marriage

    Professor Forte Cited in US Supreme Court Decision on Gay Marriage
    C|M|Law’s own Professor David F. Forte was cited in the newest landmark decision handed down by the US Supreme Court Obergefell v. Hodges which legalized same-sex marriage late last week. Kudos to Professor Forte on this accomplishment!…
Rank this Week: 477

3 Geeks and a Law Blog

3 Geeks and a Law Blog

Covers knowledge management, internet marketing and library sciences. By Greg Lambert, Lisa Salazar and Toby Brown.

http://www.geeklawblog.com/
  • Jul 1

    The Task Code Conundrum

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

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

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

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

    Highlights from the ABA's National Summit on Innovation in Legal Service
    [Ed. Note: Please welcome Holly Riccio, AALL President and long-time friend of mine, as today's guest blogger. Recently, Holly attended the invitation-only National Summit on Innovation in Legal Services and she asked if we would allow…
Rank this Week: 470

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/
  • Jun 30

    New York Freedom Trail

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

    10 Mobile Apps to Simplify Life for Lawyer

    10 Mobile Apps to Simplify Life for Lawyer
    This is another apps list from Law Technology Today, 10 Mobile Apps to Simplify Life for Lawyers.  Some apps are strictly for lawyers - Fastcase - while others are general - Workshare - but meet a lawyer's need.So review the apps and use…
  • Jun 28

    General Legal Research App

    General Legal Research App
    Law Technology Today recently published a list of general legal research apps.  The apps are organized by category which include court rules, case law, legal dictionaries, state statutes and more.  There is coverage of free and fee…
Rank this Week: 469

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/
  • Jun 25

    Tech Thursday: Staying Safe On Public Wi-Fi

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

    Tech Thursday: Windows 10 Is Almost Here

    Tech Thursday: Windows 10 Is Almost Here
    Microsoft has finally announced a launch date for Windows 10, July 29, 2015. This is a free update for users running Windows 7, 8 or 8.1. What does this mean for us? Techlicious' Fox Van Allen has compiled a list...
  • Jun 16

    UnitedLex Creates a "Legal Residency" for Lawyers Like a Residency for a Doctor

    UnitedLex Creates a "Legal Residency" for Lawyers Like a Residency for a Doctor
    A company called UnitedLex has reinvented the job market for new lawyers with the creation of a brand new employment concept called a "legal residency." Although UnitedLex is not itself a practicing law firm, in collaboration with law schools…
Rank this Week: 490

BLS Library Blog

BLS Library Blog

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

http://www.blslibrary.com/
  • Jun 26

    July 4th Weekend Hour

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

    Two Landmark Supreme Court Decisions in Two Day

    Two Landmark Supreme Court Decisions in Two Day
    The United States Supreme Court on Thursday, June 25, 2015 upheld federal health insurance subsidies for moderate and low income Americans as part of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act of 2010. The vote was 6-3, with the majority…
  • Jun 19

    Brooklyn Law at CALIcon 2015

    Brooklyn Law at CALIcon 2015
    On Thursday, June 18 at CALIcon 2015 held at the University of Denver’s Sturm College of Law, one of the opening sessions was called Incorporating Technology, Business Development and Marketing in the Law School Curriculum. The session…
Rank this Week: 519

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/
  • Jun 19

    Canada Added to the Indigenous Law Portal

    Canada Added to the Indigenous Law Portal
    The Law Library of Congress is proud to open the Canadian portion of the Indigenous Law Portal (http://www.loc.gov/law/help/indigenous-law-guide/americas/north-america/canada/index.php). This new segment of the portal expands our coverage for…
  • May 28

    Congress.gov Continues...

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

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

    Upcoming Event: Robert F. Kennedy, the Law, and the Struggle for Racial Justice
    Date: Wednesday, April 29, 2015 Time: 12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m. Place: Mumford Room, 6th Floor, James Madison Memorial Building, Library of Congress, 101 Independence Ave., S.E., Washington, D.C. 20540 Join us for "Robert F. Kennedy, the Law,…
Rank this Week: 508

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: 515

Library Boy

Library Boy

Features legal research news. By Michel-Adrien Sheppard.

http://micheladrien.blogspot.com/
  • Jun 30

    Supreme Court of Canada: New Library Title

    Supreme Court of Canada: New Library Title
    The list of new library titles added to the Supreme Court of Canada collection for the month of June 2015 is now available on the Court website. It is possible to subscribe via e-mail to receive the list.
  • Jun 29

    Canadian Resources Added to Law Library of Congress Indigenous Law Portal

    Canadian Resources Added to Law Library of Congress Indigenous Law Portal
    Earlier this month, the Law Library of Congress in Washington announced that it has added Canadian aboriginal law resources to its Indigenous Law Portal:"This new segment of the portal expands our coverage for the first time beyond the United…
  • Jun 28

    American Law Librarian Cited in Recent US Supreme Court Decision

    American Law Librarian Cited in Recent US Supreme Court Decision
    John Cannan, research and instructional services librarian at Drexel University Thomas R. Kline School of Law in Philadelphia, made the history books on June 25.The United States Supreme Court opinion King v. Burwell cites Cannan's Law…
Rank this Week: 551

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: 547

Charlotte Law Library News

Charlotte Law Library News

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

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

    Careers in Financial Compliance

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

    Charlotte School of Law: Did You Know?

    Charlotte School of Law: Did You Know?
  • Jun 30

    Partnering to Promote Professionalism

    Partnering to Promote Professionalism
    At Charlotte School of Law, we embrace the idea of “interdependence.”  I recently attended the Southeastern Chapter of the American Association of Law Libraries conference, which was held in Lexington, Kentucky.  I had…
Rank this Week: 567

Delaware Campus Library Blogs

Delaware Campus Library Blogs

From Widener Law.

http://blogs.lawlib.widener.edu/delaware
  • Jun 17

    Summer at the law library

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

    Law library closed Memorial Day weekend

    Law library closed Memorial Day weekend
    The Widener Law Delaware Law Library will be closed this weekend for Memorial Day. We’ll reopen Tuesday May 26th. See our website for more information about library hours.
  • May 1

    Check out the law library’s old exam archive

    Check out the law library’s old exam archive
    The number one question I’ve been getting since the website redesign is “where did the old exams go?” The exam archive couldn’t stay on the new website so we’ve moved it to TWEN. Once you’ve logge on to…
Rank this Week: 569

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: 586

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: 636

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/
  • Jul 1

    Scanning Nuremberg: The Blood-judge, false false rumors, and documentary dilemma

    Scanning Nuremberg: The Blood-judge, false false rumors, and documentary dilemma
    Post by Matt Seccombe, originally written April 3, 2015 Scanning Nuremberg shares the observations and insights of Matt Seccombe, Nuremberg Trials Project Metadata Manager/Document Analyst, as he analyzes documents for digitization as…
  • Jun 23

    Up on the Roof update

    Up on the Roof update
    Here are the latest status updates on our roof project: Roofing work is underway on both the Langdell north and south lower roofs over the classrooms, continuing through the look-ahead period. During the week of June 21: Masonry repairs and…
  • Jun 22

    852 RARE: A Controversial Execution in 1818 Edinburgh

    852 RARE: A Controversial Execution in 1818 Edinburgh
    In December 1818, Robert Johnston, age 24, was executed for robbing Mr. John Charles of some £600 in pounds and notes, plus a watch key and chain. This single crime, trial, and execution ignited a swarm of controversy – evidence…
Rank this Week: 651

The Goodson Blogson

The Goodson Blogson

News & Announcements from the J. Michael Goodson Law Library at Duke.

http://dukelawref.blogspot.com/
  • Jul 1

    Independence on Display

    Independence on Display
    [This is a guest post by Reference Librarian and Senior Lecturing Fellow Marguerite Most.]Resolved: that these United Colonies are, and of right ought to be, free and independent States, that they are absolved from all allegiance to the…
  • Jun 29

    New Research Guide to Health Law

    New Research Guide to Health Law
    The Goodson Law Library has recently added a brand-new research guide to Health Law. Reference Librarian Jane Bahnson, who also teaches the advanced research course Health & Medical Research for Lawyers, curated this list of primary and…
  • Jun 25

    Court-Watching

    Court-Watching
    The U.S. Supreme Court will close its October Term 2014 at the end of this month. With several blockbuster decisions still pending (including same-sex marriage, and the Affordable Care Act exchanges), the Court has scheduled opinion…
Rank this Week: 681

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
  • Jun 30

    Juvenile Law Appellate Court Opinion - 6/30/2015

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

    Contract Law Appellate Court Opinion - 6/29/2015

    Contract Law Appellate Court Opinion - 6/29/2015
    Category: Recent Decisions;Contract Law Opinions Body: AC36639 - Morgillo v. Empire Paving, Inc. ("The defendant...appeals from the judgment of the trial court rendered in favor of the plaintiff.... On appeal, the defendant claims that…
  • Jun 30

    Property Law Appellate Court Opinion - 6/29/2015

    Property Law Appellate Court Opinion - 6/29/2015
    Category: Recent Decisions;Property Law Opinions Body: AC36500 - Castro v. Mortgage Lenders Network USA, Inc. ("In this statutory action to quiet title to property in Seymour, the plaintiff...appeals from the judgment granting a motion to…
Rank this Week: 703

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/
  • Jun 30

    Judicious Close Reading

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

    A Victory for Thorough Research

    A Victory for Thorough Research
    An NPR librarian, Barbara Van Woerkom, did a little digging and located 1,200 more veterans exposed to mustard gas than the Veterans Administration located . . . and it took her a mere two months! Two months may seem like an eternity to…
  • Jun 26

    More on Software and Your Confidentiality Obligation

    More on Software and Your Confidentiality Obligation
    Anyone love Siri? How about Alexa ("the brain behind [Amazon's] Echo")? These digital personal assistants make your life easier, but have you considered whether their use affects client confidentiality? Check out one blogger's…
Rank this Week: 676

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/
  • Jun 22

    Pending Federal Rules Change

    Pending Federal Rules Change
    The Supreme Court has transmitted to Congress the latest proposed changes to the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure. One change will abrogate Rule 84 of the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure  and the Appendix of Forms.  In its…
  • Jun 4

    The 20th Edition of the Bluebook is here!

    The 20th Edition of the Bluebook is here!
    Updates are being made in the world of legal citation.  The publishers of The Bluebook have released the 20th edition.  As you prepare for the new academic year, keep in mind that the 20thedition will now be the resource to use when…
  • May 31

    New transactional tools on BloombergLaw

    New transactional tools on BloombergLaw
    Boston College Law School students and faculty now have access to a new tool for transactional practice. Bloomberg Law launched its BloombergLaw: Corporate Transactions tool in late May 2015.  It is a web-based drafting tool that pulls…
Rank this Week: 728

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: 715

BarclayBlog

BarclayBlog

Legal research updates from around the world and new and interesting research resources and web sites of interest. From Syracuse University College of Law.

http://bllsulaw.blogspot.com/
  • Aug 28

    Law Firm Hiring practices in the economic downturn

    Law Firm Hiring practices in the economic downturn
    The economy continues to impact the traditional large law firm hiring cycle:A NY Times article focuses on 2Ls waiting for the chance to interview in the fall: http://www.nytimes.com/2009/08/26/business/26lawyers.html?em Some famous firms have…
  • May 4

    Movin' On

    Movin' On
    To my faithful readers: After many happyand productive years at the Barclay LawLibrary, I will be moving on to becomeExecutive Director of the Dewitt CommunityLibrary. This was a tough decision, but asa former library director always told…
  • Apr 26

    New Online Legal Magazine a "Refreshing Alternative" to Traditional Law Review

    New Online Legal Magazine a "Refreshing Alternative" to Traditional Law Review
    The Legal Workshop is a new online legal journalthat seeks to disseminate legal scholarship to a broadaudience of readers. The new endeavor is produced bya consortium of academic law reviews: Stanford LawReview, New York University Law…
Rank this Week: 724

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/
  • Jun 30

    Independence for Law Library Staff

    Independence for Law Library Staff
    The Law Library will be closed from Friday, July 3d through Sunday, July 5th in observance of Independence Day. The Library resumes regular summer quarter hours on Monday, July 6th.
  • Jun 12

    Post-Grad Privilege

    Post-Grad Privilege
    Photo credit: blog.dearmissj.comNow that the excitement of commencement has ebbed at bit, some UW Law grads may be wondering if they can still enter the Law Library with their Husky Cards when the Library is closed.The answer is Yes!!…
  • Jun 10

    Upcoming Changes to Library Hour

    Upcoming Changes to Library Hour
    With final exams ending for 1Ls, the Library moves to its interim hours.The Library will be closed Saturday, June 13 through Tuesday, June 16.Wednesday, June 17 through Friday, June 19 the Library will be open from 8am to 5pm and the…
Rank this Week: 743

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: 784

Trial Ad Notes

Trial Ad Notes

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

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

    National Academies reports - Growth of Incarceration

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

    Evidence-Based Practice in Criminal Defense

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

    Conviction Reversed Because Expert Testimony re Eyewitness ID Excluded

    Conviction Reversed Because Expert Testimony re Eyewitness ID Excluded
    Interesting case from New York: Joel Stashenko, Conviction Reversed as Expert Barred from Testifying, N.Y.L.J., April 3, 2015.The case is People v. McCullough, 11-01614 (N.Y. Sup. Ct., App. Div. March 27, 2015), link to court website
Rank this Week: 843