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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/
  • Sep 3

    Tony Blair loses challenge against Daily Mail story – The Guardian

    Tony Blair loses challenge against Daily Mail story – The Guardian
    ‘The Independent Press Standards Organisation has rejected a complaint from Tony Blair seeking a retraction of a Daily Mail article that accused him of trying to “wriggle out” of an investigation by a committee of…
  • Sep 3

    High Court expedites hearing of contract dispute between Cornwall and BT – Local Government Lawyer

    High Court expedites hearing of contract dispute between Cornwall and BT – Local Government Lawyer
    The High Court will in December hold an expedited hearing of a dispute between Cornwall Council and BT over whether the local authority was entitled to terminate a major contract for material breach. Full story Local Government Lawyer, 2nd…
  • Sep 3

    Husband wins divorce fight over £20m car collection – The Guardian

    Husband wins divorce fight over £20m car collection – The Guardian
    ‘A solicitor representing a man who won a high court battle with his estranged wife over the ownership of a £20m classic car collection has praised the judge’s ruling.’ Full story The Guardian, 2nd September 2015…
Rank this Week: 5

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
  • Sep 2

    OPINION: State v. Grave

    OPINION: State v. Grave
    The Montana Supreme Court has issued an Opinion in the following matter: CRIMINAL – REVOCATION DA 13-0855, 2015 MT 262, STATE OF MONTANA, Plaintiff and Appellee, v. STEVEN CRAIG GRAVES, Defendant and Appellant.
  • Sep 2

    UNPUBLISHED OPINION: State v. Janousek

    UNPUBLISHED OPINION: State v. Janousek
    The Montana Supreme Court has issued an Unpublished Opinion in the following matter: CRIMINAL – MUNICIPAL COURT APPEAL DA 14-0140, 2015 MT 261N, STATE OF MONTANA, Plaintiff and Appellee, v. RICHARD A. JANOUSEK, Defendant and Appellant.
  • Sep 2

    UNPUBLISHED OPINION: State v. Stanley

    UNPUBLISHED OPINION: State v. Stanley
    The Montana Supreme Court has issued an Unpublished Opinion in the following matter: CRIMINAL – ASSAULT DA 13-0727, 2015 MT 260N, STATE OF MONTANA, Plaintiff and Appellee, v. CURTIS WAYNE STANLEY, Defendant and Appellant.
Rank this Week: 16

beSpacific

beSpacific

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

http://www.bespacific.com/
  • Sep 3

    Publication Trends in Library Reserves: A Quantitative Content Analysi

    Publication Trends in Library Reserves: A Quantitative Content Analysi
    Georgia Library Quarterly – Vol 52, No 3 (Summer 2015) – Denise Dimsdale, Georgia State University: “The purpose of this study is to investigate the peer-reviewed literature on library reserves in post-secondary institutions…
  • Sep 3

    American Criminal Record Exceptionalism

    American Criminal Record Exceptionalism
    Lapp, Kevin, American Criminal Record Exceptionalism (September 1, 2015). Ohio State Journal of Criminal Law, Forthcoming. Available for download at SSRN: http://ssrn.com/abstract=2654382 “In recent decades, criminal records have…
  • Sep 3

    Dietary Supplements Are Not All Safe and Not All Food

    Dietary Supplements Are Not All Safe and Not All Food
    Sax, Joanna, Dietary Supplements Are Not All Safe and Not All Food: How the Low Cost of Dietary Supplements Preys on the Consumer (September 1, 2015). American Journal of Law and Medicine, Vol. 41, No. 2&3, 2015. Available for download at…
Rank this Week: 18

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
  • Sep 2

    Colloquia/Workshops (Gainesville, FL)

    Colloquia/Workshops (Gainesville, FL)
    University of Florida Levin College of Law Yaric Brauner, University of Florida Levin College of Law to present BEPS Matter
  • Sep 2

    Polar Law Symposium — Fairbanks & Anchorage, AK

    Polar Law Symposium — Fairbanks & Anchorage, AK
    The Eighth Polar Law Symposium, The Science, Scholarship and Practice of Polar Law: Strengthening Arctic Peoples and Places, will be held Sept. 23-26, 2015, in Fairbanks (Sept. 23-24) and Anchorage...
  • Sep 2

    Public Universities & Colleges — Portland, OR

    Public Universities & Colleges — Portland, OR
    The Wayne Morse Center for Law and Politics, University of Oregon, presents Oregon’s Public Universities and Colleges: Facing the Challenge Sept. 16, 2015, 1-6 pm. The event includes a panel...
Rank this Week: 27

Slaw

Slaw

A Canadian cooperative weblog on all things legal.

http://www.slaw.ca
  • Sep 3

    AODA, the Customer Service Standard, and Service Animals: Part 2- What Is Required?

    AODA, the Customer Service Standard, and Service Animals: Part 2- What Is Required?
    This is Part 2 in a series looking at the requirements related to “service animals” under the Accessibility Standards for Customer Service, Ontario Regulation 429/07 (the “Standards”) of the Accessibility for Ontarians…
  • Sep 3

    Thursday Thinkpiece: Beggs and Kauffman on Alternative Legal Career Path

    Thursday Thinkpiece: Beggs and Kauffman on Alternative Legal Career Path
    Each Thursday we present a significant excerpt, usually from a recently published book or journal article. In every case the proper permissions have been obtained. If you are a publisher who would like to participate in this feature, please…
  • Sep 3

    Fighting Hate Speech

    Fighting Hate Speech
    The Quebec government tabled Bill 59, An Act to enact the Act to prevent and combat hate speech and speech inciting violence and to amend various legislative provisions to better protect individuals on June 10, 2015. The Bill prohibits…
Rank this Week: 62

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: 104

Library Stuff

Library Stuff

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

http://www.librarystuff.net
  • Sep 3

    With no fixed address, two men start Toronto’s only underpass library

    With no fixed address, two men start Toronto’s only underpass library
    “Al is an avid reader. He estimates he reads a different book every two days. He reads so much, people give him new books all the time. Al had so many books, he and a friend decided to start their own library. Only Al has no fixed…
  • Sep 3

    New User Research Center Opens Its Door

    New User Research Center Opens Its Door
    “Visitors to the Harvard Library User Research Center open house on August 27 had the opportunity to try out new tools that provide insight into how users interact with online interfaces, physical spaces, and public services. The User…
  • Sep 3

    The public library in an Internet age: Walton Erickson Public Library

    The public library in an Internet age: Walton Erickson Public Library
    Although Walton Erickson Memorial Library in Morley is one of only six libraries left in the state that uses a physical card catalog instead of an automated one, that doesn’t mean it’s technology deficient. The library has six…
Rank this Week: 115

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
  • Sep 3

    Silverchair Server Maintenance on Sep 6, 2015

    Silverchair Server Maintenance on Sep 6, 2015
    In an effort to continue to provide best-in-class hosting services and superior customer support, Silverchair Technical Operations is planning a scheduled monthly maintenance on the SCM6 servers and services Sunday, 09/06/2015, for the…
  • Aug 5

    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…
  • Aug 5

    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: 136

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: 141

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: 159

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: 167

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
  • Sep 2

    Book Talk Owen Fi

    Book Talk Owen Fi
    BOOK TALK Join author Owen Fiss for a discussion of: A WAR LIKE NO OTHER: THE CONSTITUTION IN A TIME OF TERROR. Commentary by Harold Koh September 11th / 3:10 -4:00pm / Sterling Law Building: Room 129
  • Aug 29

    New Flickr album: Magna Carta

    New Flickr album: Magna Carta
    The Rare Book Collection’s Flickr site passed two milestones this summer, reaching over 3,000 images and over a million views. The site also sports a number of new albums that are worth pointing out.
  • Aug 28

    Welcome to Yale Law School, Fall 2015

    Welcome to Yale Law School, Fall 2015
    Welcome to Yale Law School (YLS). We’re glad you’re here!
Rank this Week: 192

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: 209

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: 238

Jenkins Law Library Blog

Jenkins Law Library Blog

Covers technology and legal research.

https://www.jenkinslaw.org/blog
  • Sep 3

    A Change to the Restatement Series Numbering System

    A Change to the Restatement Series Numbering System
    The American Law Institute has changed it's system of numbering series of the Restatements of the Law. This change only effects current Restatement projects and all those moving forward. All previous numbered series remain as they are. ALI,…
  • Aug 27

    Jenkins' Research Tip: Archived Versions of Pennsylvania Statute

    Jenkins' Research Tip: Archived Versions of Pennsylvania Statute
    Ever need to see what a particular section of Purdon's Pennsylvania Statutes Annotated looked like at a specific time? Jenkins has print versions of the statutes going back to 1930.  We also have pocket parts from 1969 forward. The…
  • Aug 18

    Aviation Titles at Jenkin

    Aviation Titles at Jenkin
    Celebrate Orville Wright's birthday this week with NASA, The National Museum of the U.S. Air Force, Wright Brothers National Memorial Park, and other air and space organizations. His birthday, August 19, is recognized as National Aviation Day…
Rank this Week: 263

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/
  • Sep 1

    BYU Law #1 in Least Debt

    BYU Law #1 in Least Debt
    BYU Law was #1 in U.S. News’s recent “10 Law Schools that Leave Grads with the Least Debt.” The article looked at indebtedness of the Class of 2014 and found that BYU Law Grads had an average debt of $54,203, ……
  • Aug 20

    Welcome, Class of 2018!

    Welcome, Class of 2018!
    The Law Library is happy to welcome the class of 2018 to the law school!  We’re excited that you’re here with us and want you to know that we’re here to help you throughout your legal education.  In addition to…
  • Aug 18

    HeinOnline: Introducing Enhanced Interface 101

    HeinOnline: Introducing Enhanced Interface 101
    HeinOnline has just released a new, enhanced interface that is both modern and fresh.  If you are like me you probably loved Hein’s content, but did not love the awkward and sometimes confusing site layout. After listening to…
Rank this Week: 261

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
  • Aug 29

    New Flickr album: Magna Carta

    New Flickr album: Magna Carta
    The Rare Book Collection’s Flickr site passed two milestones this summer, reaching over 3,000 images and over a million views. The site also sports a number of new albums that are worth pointing out.
  • Jul 27

    "Evidence of Women" exhibit now online

    "Evidence of Women" exhibit now online
    A digital version of the exhibit “Evidence of Women: Women as Printers, Donors, and Owners of Law Texts” is now available online through the library’s eYLS portal. This digital version includes the images and labels of all…
  • 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…
Rank this Week: 305

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
Rank this Week: 327

Library Boy

Library Boy

Features legal research news. By Michel-Adrien Sheppard.

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

    Canadian Association of Law Libraries Launches Instructional Materials Bank

    Canadian Association of Law Libraries Launches Instructional Materials Bank
    The Legal Research & Writing Special Interest Group of the Canadian Association of Law Libraries (CALL) is creating a repository of materials to be used by law librarians in their instructional activities.The Instructional Materials Bank …
  • Sep 2

    Canadian Association of Law Libraries Webinar on Business and Industry Research

    Canadian Association of Law Libraries Webinar on Business and Industry Research
    The Canadian Association of Law Libraries (CALL) is hosting a webinar on September 29, 2015 on Conducting Business and Industry Research:"This webinar provides an introduction to conducting research on business and industry information. The…
  • Sep 1

    Canadian Bar Association 2015 Election Engagement Kit

    Canadian Bar Association 2015 Election Engagement Kit
    The Canadian Bar Association has produced an Election Engagement Kit that will "put equal access to justice on candidates’ radar and publicly call for enhanced federal leadership in this area".The Kit includes tips for members on how…
Rank this Week: 425

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: 410

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: 503

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
  • Sep 3

    Charlotte School of Law’s Paralegal Program Expands to “Real-Time” Modality

    Charlotte School of Law’s Paralegal Program Expands to “Real-Time” Modality
    Charlotte School of Law’s Office of Professional Education (OPE) received word on August 24, 2015 from the North Carolina State Bar that their Paralegal Certificate program has been approved to be offered ‘real-time’. …
  • Sep 3

    Study Room Policy Reminder

    Study Room Policy Reminder
    Welcome back! Below are a few quick reminders for all you study room bookers… You can book rooms up to three days in advance and book up to four hours a day. You must confirm your study room reservation by … Continue reading…
  • Sep 2

    MLA Presents: Library Freedom Project Workshop

    MLA Presents: Library Freedom Project Workshop
    To register, please visit http://www.mlalibrary.org/. Alison Macrina, The Library Freedom Project (Boston) from Knight Foundation on Vimeo. ~Betty Thomas~
Rank this Week: 523

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/
  • Sep 1

    Client/Matter Opening — What Can We Add to the Process?

    Client/Matter Opening — What Can We Add to the Process?
    Image [cc] highways england This is one of those posts where I start writing down my thoughts, not really sure where I'm going to end. However, that never stopped me before, so why let it stop me now? When I was at a Westlaw lunch today…
  • Aug 31

    Structured Dialogue about Diversity

    Structured Dialogue about Diversity
    This article I wrote on Bank of America’s diversity program brings together so many themes discussed in previous posts. Target: The Bank has a commitment to diversity. I share this commitment. But for purposes of this post, it could…
  • Aug 24

    Everybody Else is an Idiot

    Everybody Else is an Idiot
    I’ve written multiple posts in praise of allied professionals, specialists, and experts who are increasingly vital to the delivery of competent legal services. But just as lawyers are not alone in the legal supply chain, lawyers are not…
Rank this Week: 526

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/
  • Sep 3

    “Driverless Car Law”: Another New Legal Field?

    “Driverless Car Law”: Another New Legal Field?
    As we noted last week in our post about “drone law”, advancing technology presents both new challenges and new opportunities for lawmakers and attorneys. Another such challenging field may be in the area of vehicular laws and…
  • Sep 1

    Finding Study Guide

    Finding Study Guide
    In addition to CALI lessons online, you can find some great study guides and study aids--such as the Examples & Explanations series, flash cards, CD's, and more--at the Law Library.  Many of the Library's study aids are kept on…
  • Aug 31

    Law360 - hot off the press legal new

    Law360 - hot off the press legal new
    Want to know what is happening "right now" in the legal world?  Then check-out Law360.  In the legal profession, information is the key to success. You have to know what’s happening with clients, competitors, practice areas,…
Rank this Week: 588

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: 587

Depraved Librarian

Depraved Librarian

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

http://depravedlibrarian.wordpress.com
Rank this Week: 575

novalawcity

novalawcity

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

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

    Novalawcity is moving!

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

    Office of the Law Revision Counsel wants YOU!

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

    Getting to know LLTC: Mitch Silverman (addendum)

    Getting to know LLTC: Mitch Silverman (addendum)
    Wups--I forgot to post my picture with my blog profile! Here's me, the day my bright, shiny new nameplate was first put up.
Rank this Week: 584

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/
  • Sep 3

    Closed on Labor Day

    Closed on Labor Day
    The Law Library and Reference Office will be closed on Sept. 7, Labor Day. Regular interim hours (Monday - Friday, 8am - 5pm) will resume on Tuesday, Sept. 8.
  • Aug 13

    Empirical Studies in Intellectual Property

    Empirical Studies in Intellectual Property
    The Center for Empirical Studies of Intellectual Property at IIT Chicago-Kent College of Law has created an Empirical Studies Database.You can sort by:Lead authorTitleIP area (patent seems to have the most, but there are papers on copyright…
  • Aug 12

    Improve Your Professional Skills with Free NITA Video

    Improve Your Professional Skills with Free NITA Video
    Getting ready for a new school year—and looking forward to a new career—you might benefit from some of NITA's free resources.NITA—the National Institute for Trial Advocacy—is famous for its intensive training programs…
Rank this Week: 594

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
  • Sep 3

    Law Library of Congress Will Present at the National Book Festival

    Law Library of Congress Will Present at the National Book Festival
    It is the most beloved time of the year for bibliophiles like myself–it is National Book Festival time! The festival is this Saturday, September 5 at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center. As in previous years, the Law Library of…
  • Sep 2

    An Interview with Leshay Wilson, Administrative Assistant

    An Interview with Leshay Wilson, Administrative Assistant
    This week’s interview is with Leshay Wilson, a member of the Office of the Administrative Operations team in the Law Library of Congress.  Leshay is typically one of the first smiling faces you see upon entering our main office in…
  • Sep 1

    FALQs: New Brazilian Code of Civil Procedure

    FALQs: New Brazilian Code of Civil Procedure
    The following is a guest post by Eduardo Soares, a foreign law specialist at the Law Library of Congress who covers Brazil and other Portuguese-speaking jurisdictions. Eduardo has previously published posts about the Brazilian law collection,…
Rank this Week: 592

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/
  • Aug 26

    Readex online training

    Readex online training
    Readex is offering free fall training sessions for its various database collections, including a September 29 training in America's Historical Government Publications (including U.S. Congressional Serial Set and American State Papers).…
  • Aug 25

    Voting booth privacy and selfie

    Voting booth privacy and selfie
    The ABA Journal has an article about... well, another article, in the New York Times... about whether people who take selfies in the voting booth (to show their cast ballots) are violating laws that protect privacy in the voting booth. …
  • Aug 25

    New journal focuses on technology and privacy

    New journal focuses on technology and privacy
    beSpacific reports the launch of an important new academic journal, The Journal of Technology Science.  The new journal focuses on the intersection of technology and its various impacts on society. The journal is examining this topic in…
Rank this Week: 606

Seattle University Law Library…

Seattle University Law Library INFO

Covers legal news, legal research and library news.

http://lawlibraryblog.seattleu.edu/
  • Sep 3

    Catalog Help

    Catalog Help
    Need to know the ins and outs of searching the library catalog?  This research guide covers the basics of what is in the library catalog, basic searching, advanced searching, and where items are located.
  • Sep 2

    Today in Legal History: First Labor Day Celebrated

    Today in Legal History: First Labor Day Celebrated
    The first Labor Day was celebrated on Tuesday, September 5, 1882 in New York City.  Two years, later, the holiday was changed to the first Monday in September.  While it is unclear who first suggested Labor Day (some sources say it…
  • Sep 1

    Casebooks in the Law Library

    Casebooks in the Law Library
    The law library owns one copy of each casebook in current use for all first-year classes.  The copies are shelved in the Reserve section of the library and can only be checked out for two hours (or used in the Reserve area without being…
Rank this Week: 666

Lex Scripta

Lex Scripta

From the Dallas Association of Law Librarians.

http://dallnet.blogspot.com/
  • Aug 24

    Innovation Tournaments: what are they and what can it mean for your library or organization as a whole?

    Innovation Tournaments: what are they and what can it mean for your library or organization as a whole?
    by Corrine VogelI’m so grateful to DALL to have been able to attend this year’s Annual Meeting with the financial assistance of a DALL grant. As part of that experience, I had the opportunity to go to the Private Law Librarians…
  • Jul 31

    The USPTO Updates Patent Eligibility Guide

    The USPTO Updates Patent Eligibility Guide
    Things are changing in the patent world. The USPTO has issued new guidelines for patent eligibility to address public comments about the following six major themes: requests for additional examples, particularly for claims directed to…
  • 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…
Rank this Week: 663

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
  • Aug 31

    Habeas Appellate Court Opinions - 8/31/2015

    Habeas Appellate Court Opinions - 8/31/2015
    Category: Recent Decisions;Habeas Opinions Body: AC36118 - Taft v. Commissioner of Correction (Habeas; "On appeal, the petitioner claims that the court abused its discretion by denying his petition for certification to appeal, and…
  • Aug 31

    Criminal Law Appellate Court Opinions - 8/31/2015

    Criminal Law Appellate Court Opinions - 8/31/2015
    Category: Recent Decisions;Criminal Opinions Body: AC37222 - State v. Leon (Manslaughter first degree with firearm; carrying revolver without permit; "The defendant, Edwin Leon, Jr., appeals from the judgment of conviction, rendered…
  • Aug 31

    Tort Law Appellate Court Opinion - 8/31/2015

    Tort Law Appellate Court Opinion - 8/31/2015
    Category: Recent Decisions;Tort Law Opinions Body: AC36483 - Brochu v. Aesys Technologies (Personal injury; "In this appeal, the primary issue is whether, following the death of the original plaintiff, an unjustified delay of more than four…
Rank this Week: 682

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: 669

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: 691

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/
  • Sep 3

    This Just In: Crimmigration Law

    This Just In: Crimmigration Law
    Crimmigration Law describes the convergence of two distinct bodies of law: criminal law and procedure with immigration law and procedure. Crimmigration Law lays out crimmigration law’s contours. It tracks the legal developments that…
  • Sep 2

    Campus Safety Officers (CSOs): You Can Get an Escort to Anywhere on Campu

    Campus Safety Officers (CSOs): You Can Get an Escort to Anywhere on Campu
    Campus Safety Officers (the people in the neon green shirts—usually located near the front entrance to the library). The Campus Safety Officer program adds extra sets of eyes and ears to help with crime prevention. Safety Officers will…
  • Sep 1

    Five Ways Research Guides Make Your Life Easier

    Five Ways Research Guides Make Your Life Easier
    Research guides — you’ve got over 60 of them at your fingertips, on topics from ad law to war crimes. They’re up-to-date and easy to find. Here are five ways they can make your life easier now: Research guides can help you…
Rank this Week: 744

BLS Library Blog

BLS Library Blog

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

http://www.blslibrary.com/
  • Aug 31

    New Library Food Policy

    New Library Food Policy
    With the beginning of the Fall 2015 semester, the Library has adopted a new food policy.  Students may now have “light snacks” in the Library.  Light snacks, such as food generally dispensed in vending machines: …
  • Aug 31

    Labor Day Weekend Hour

    Labor Day Weekend Hour
    The Library will be open the following hours during the Labor Day Weekend: Friday, September 4:  9:00am – 10:00pm Saturday, September 5:  9:00am – 10:00pm Sunday, September 6:  10:00am – 10:00pm Monday,…
  • Aug 26

    Women’s Equality Day and the XIX Amendment

    Women’s Equality Day and the XIX Amendment
    Amendment XIX of the United States Constitution, which reads “The right of citizens of the United States to vote shall not be denied or abridged by the United States or by any State on account of sex,” was proposed to the…
Rank this Week: 801

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: 795

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: 760

Un blog pour l'information…

Un blog pour l'information juridique

By Emmanuel Barthe.

http://www.precisement.org/blog/
  • Jun 22

    Emmanuel Barthe documentaliste juridique indépendant : prestations et conseil

    Emmanuel Barthe documentaliste juridique indépendant : prestations et conseil
    Pour les cabinets d'avocats et de notaires, les directions juridiques, je simplifie la gestion des abonnements et des achats de documentation juridique. Je développe l'utilisation des bases de données internes et des intranets.…
  • Jun 21

    Les 2300 brèves de jurisprudence du cabinet Racine en une page web

    Les 2300 brèves de jurisprudence du cabinet Racine en une page web
    Le cabinet d'avocats d'affaires Racine a lancé fin mai le site Les brèves en lignes pour publier toutes ses brèves de jurisprudence, classées par thème et avec le texte intégral . Voilà un bel…
  • Jun 15

    A qui l'Open Access rend-il service ?

    A qui l'Open Access rend-il service ?
    Un tweet à la formulation très directe de Juriconnexion signale un article lumineux et très bien informé publié en février 201 par la Direction de l'Information Scientifique et Technique (DIST) du…
Rank this Week: 863

Legal Commentary on Proposition 8…

Legal Commentary on Proposition 8 and the Right to Marry

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

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

    Farewell

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

    Hiatus from my usual schedule of blogging

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

    Legal news this month

    Legal news this month
    Domestic partnership
Rank this Week: 848

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
  • Sep 1

    2015 Global Peace Index

    2015 Global Peace Index
    The Institute for Economics and Peace has released: Global Peace Index 2015 Some highlights from the Executive Summary: This is the ninth edition of the Global Peace Index (GPI), which ranks the nations of the world according to their level…
  • Aug 10

    Continuing Addition of New Features to Congress.gov Based on User Feedback

    Continuing Addition of New Features to Congress.gov Based on User Feedback
    Please see: New Features Added to Congress.gov Based On Your Feedback From the above blog post, note in particular the intent of the Law Librarians of Congress: “Since the unveiling of Congress.gov in September of 2012, we have been…
  • Jul 2

    New U.S. Copyright Office Report: “Orphan Works and Mass Digitization”

    New U.S. Copyright Office Report: “Orphan Works and Mass Digitization”
    The United States Copyright Office has recently issued a new report on “orphan works,” or copyright-protected work for which rights-holders are not determinable or contactable, as well as on digitization en masse.…
Rank this Week: 932

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/
  • Aug 31

    Constitution Day Event, Sept. 16, 2015

    Constitution Day Event, Sept. 16, 2015
    Date: Wednesday, September 16, 2015 Time: 1:00 p.m. Place: Library of Congress, James Madison Building, Montpelier Room (LM-619), 101 Independence Ave. S.E., Washington, D.C. 20540 In commemoration of Constitution Day, the Law Library of…
  • Jul 29

    New Features Added to Congress.gov Based on Customer Feedback

    New Features Added to Congress.gov Based on Customer Feedback
    Today on In Custodia Legis, the Law Library of Congress announced the July enhancements to Congress.gov. Based on customer feedback, Congress.gov added new features that help with accessibility and provide additional content. New items…
  • Jul 13

    Visions of Liberty: A Conversation with Ira Glasser and Bob Adelman

    Visions of Liberty: A Conversation with Ira Glasser and Bob Adelman
    Date: Monday, August 3, 2015 Time: 1:00 p.m. Place: Library of Congress, James Madison Building, Mumford Room (LM-649), 101 Independence Ave. S.E., Washington, D.C. 20540 Join us as we welcome world-renowned documentary photographer Bob…
Rank this Week: 912

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/
  • Aug 11

    Ohio Supreme Court Board Issues Advisory Opinion on Judges Performing Civil Marriages of Same-Sex Couple

    Ohio Supreme Court Board Issues Advisory Opinion on Judges Performing Civil Marriages of Same-Sex Couple
    On the heels of the Supreme Court's decision in Obergefell v. Hodges, the Ohio Supreme Court's Board of Professional Conduct has issued Advisory Opinion 2015-1. The Syllabus of this Opinion states that: "A judge who exercises the authority to…
  • Jul 16

    Tech Thursday: Protecting Your Devices From Theft

    Tech Thursday: Protecting Your Devices From Theft
    These days we spend most of our efforts protecting our devices from spyware or viruses, but let's not forget about theft. In his article "How to: Protect your devices from theft", PC & Tech Authority's Mike Bedford writes: "Laptops,…
  • Jul 9

    Tech Thursday: New Email Account Theft Scam

    Tech Thursday: New Email Account Theft Scam
    The FTC’s Office of Technology Research and Investigation has issued a warning for a new email scam. Techlicious' Fox Van Allen writes "Beware of unsolicited text messages requesting verification codes. According to the United States…
Rank this Week: 955

Yale Law Library - Foreign and…

Yale Law Library - Foreign and International Blog

Covers international law, agreements and legal research resources.

http://library.law.yale.edu/blogs/foreign-international-blog
  • Mar 31

    New Exhibit: Detention on a Global Scale

    New Exhibit: Detention on a Global Scale
    The Yale Law School is hosting the combined Robert L.
  • Nov 4

    New Exhibit: Judges, Judging and Judicial Lawmaking in International Law

    New Exhibit: Judges, Judging and Judicial Lawmaking in International Law
    A new exhibit showcasing a selection of representative works on international judicial lawmaking in the law library foreign and international law collection is now on display on L1 of the law library. The selections of works highlight the…
  • Oct 20

    Oxford Historical Treatie

    Oxford Historical Treatie
    The library has been given trial access to Oxford Historical Treaties until Friday, November 14th.
Rank this Week: 890