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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
  • Jan 21

    UNPUBLISHED OPINION: Matter of A.J.

    UNPUBLISHED OPINION: Matter of A.J.
    The Montana Supreme Court has issued an Unpublished Opinion in the following matter: CIVIL – DEPENDENT NEGLECT DA 14-0366, 2015 MT 17N, IN THE MATTER OF: A.J., A Youth in Need of Care.
  • Jan 21

    UNPUBLISHED OPINION: Ellison v. State

    UNPUBLISHED OPINION: Ellison v. State
    The Montana Supreme Court has issued an Unpublished Opinion in the following matter: CIVIL – POSTCONVICTION DA 13-0846, 2015 MT 16N, LIONEL SCOTT ELLISON, Petitioner and Appellant, v. STATE OF MONTANA, Respondent and Appellee.
  • Jan 20

    OPINION: City of Helena v. Heppner

    OPINION: City of Helena v. Heppner
    The Montana Supreme Court has issued an Opinion in the following matter: CRIMINAL – MUNICIPAL COURT APPEAL DA 14-0130, 2015 MT 15, CITY OF HELENA, Plaintiff and Appellee, v. RUDOLPH HEPPNER, 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/
  • Jan 26

    Natural Breakdown of Petroleum Results in Arsenic Mobilization in Groundwater

    Natural Breakdown of Petroleum Results in Arsenic Mobilization in Groundwater
    “Changes in geochemistry from the natural breakdown of petroleum hydrocarbons in groundwater promote mobilization of naturally occurring arsenic from aquifer sediments into groundwater. This geochemical change can result in potentially…
  • Jan 26

    Federal Reserve Issues Strategies for Improving the U.S. Payment System

    Federal Reserve Issues Strategies for Improving the U.S. Payment System
    “The Federal Reserve today issued “Strategies for Improving the U.S. Payment System,” which presents a multi-faceted plan for collaborating with payment system stakeholders including large and small businesses, emerging…
  • Jan 26

    IMF Offers Free Access to Its Online Economic Data

    IMF Offers Free Access to Its Online Economic Data
    “The International Monetary Fund has launched a new platform to support its move to free data and to improve online global statistical dissemination. The new portal enables bulk data downloads and introduces dynamic visualization to…
Rank this Week: 17

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: 28

Guilford Centre Weblog

Guilford Centre Weblog

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

http://guildfordlibrary.wordpress.com
  • Dec 9

    The Justice Gap

    The Justice Gap
    Winner of the 2013 prestigious inaugural Halsbury’s legal awards, The Justice Gap is an on-line magazine  about justice and the law. Written and edited by legal journalists, Jon Robbins, Brian Thornton and Mary-Rachel McCabe,…
  • Dec 9

    The impact of legal aid reform

    The impact of legal aid reform
    Last week, Chief Economist to the Citizens Advice Bureau, Hugh Stickland gave evidence to the Public Accounts Committee on the impact of the legal aid reforms – read his blog here
  • Dec 2

    Open University Day – Saturday 6th December

    Open University Day – Saturday 6th December
    This Saturday, 6th December, ULaw Guildford will be hosting a Study Day for 1st year OU law students. OU students will be in the library from 11.30 – 12.45 pm and again from 2.30 – 4 pm. OU students will also be using IT room 216…
Rank this Week: 34

Slaw

Slaw

A Canadian cooperative weblog on all things legal.

http://www.slaw.ca
  • Jan 27

    Workplace Resolution #3: Watch What You Say Online…

    Workplace Resolution #3: Watch What You Say Online…
    What you say online stays online and could get you fired. It is becoming increasingly clear in Canada that offensive or disparaging online statements can merit termination for cause, particularly where the conduct has a…
  • Jan 27

    Tips Tuesday

    Tips Tuesday
    Here are excerpts from the most recent tips on SlawTips, the site that each week offers up useful advice, short and to the point, on technology, research and practice. Technology Don’t Worry About Overcharging Your Mobile Device…
  • Jan 27

    Tell Better Storie

    Tell Better Storie
    Podcasting has become something of a recurring joke around my office this year. One of my colleagues has recently become intrigued by the medium, and is eager to find suitable client or in-house projects where our agency can work in this…
Rank this Week: 41

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
  • Dec 10

    All School Meeting Address: Winter Welcome 2014 and Discussions in the Wake of Ferguson

    All School Meeting Address: Winter Welcome 2014 and Discussions in the Wake of Ferguson
    Good morning, Andover! Over the Thanksgiving break, I wrote to you all an email, asking that you take some time to understand what was happening in Ferguson, Missouri.  A few members of the community — a student and a parent,…
  • Oct 5

    Head of School Bookshelf: The Innovators Edition

    Head of School Bookshelf: The Innovators Edition
    On October 17, 2014, we are launching the Andover Institute at Phillips Academy.  The Institute will be a hub for innovation at PA, where our students, faculty, and others come together to explore new ideas in teaching and learning at…
  • Oct 3

    Around Andover: Dean of Studie

    Around Andover: Dean of Studie
    Originally posted on Paul Murphy:I am pleased to present a quick interview with Trish Russell, Andover’s Dean of Studies. She oversees the academic program, advising, scheduling and the registrars office. She also works closely with the…
Rank this Week: 104

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: 143

Legal Informatics Blog

Legal Informatics Blog

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

http://legalinformatics.wordpress.com
Rank this Week: 154

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
  • Jan 25

    Try out the new training video resources and new user guide of i-law.com

    Try out the new training video resources and new user guide of i-law.com
    A new user guide in PDF format and a series of online training videos were developed by i-law.com recently to enhance your searching skills and techniques in using i-law.com e-resources anytime anywhere. Training videos focus on four areas…
  • Jan 23

    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…
  • Jan 23

    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: 169

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: 182

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
  • Jan 27

    FALQs: Cuban Legal System

    FALQs: Cuban Legal System
    The following is a guest post by Gustavo Guerra, a foreign law specialist covering a number of Spanish-speaking jurisdictions at the Law Library of Congress.  It is the second post in our “Frequently Asked Legal Questions”…
  • Jan 26

    FALQs: Terrorism in France

    FALQs: Terrorism in France
    Today we start a new series on In Custodia Legis!  “FALQs” are “Frequently Asked Legal Questions.”  We will briefly discuss interesting and useful information on laws and legal issues related to events from…
  • Jan 23

    Norwegian Constitution – Pic of the Week

    Norwegian Constitution – Pic of the Week
    The following is a guest post by Brian Kuhagen, now the law serials cataloger in the Collection Services Division at the Law Library of Congress.  Brian mostly works on classifying older serial titles in our foreign law collections. In…
Rank this Week: 204

Library Stuff

Library Stuff

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

http://www.librarystuff.net
  • Jan 27

    Common Ground: Exploring Compatibilities Between the Linked Data Models of the Library of Congress and OCLC

    Common Ground: Exploring Compatibilities Between the Linked Data Models of the Library of Congress and OCLC
    “Jointly released by OCLC and the Library of Congress, this white paper compares and contrasts the compatible linked data initiatives at both institutions.  It is an executive summary of a more detailed technical analysis that will…
  • Jan 26

    ALA seeks feedback on draft national policy agenda for librarie

    ALA seeks feedback on draft national policy agenda for librarie
    “Libraries are in a revolution fueled by rapid advances in technology, and thus the roles, capabilities, and expectations of libraries are changing rapidly. National public policy for libraries must reflect these changes. Today the…
  • Jan 26

    SISTER OF ‘MOCKINGBIRD’ AUTHOR LEAVES BOOKS TO FAMED WRITER

    SISTER OF ‘MOCKINGBIRD’ AUTHOR LEAVES BOOKS TO FAMED WRITER
    “The late sister of “To Kill A Mockingbird” author Harper Lee, Alabama attorney and church leader Alice Lee, is leaving books and other personal items to the famed writer. Alice Lee’s will, filed in Monroe County…
Rank this Week: 212

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
  • Jan 23

    Exhibit talk: "Murder and Women in 19th-Century America"

    Exhibit talk: "Murder and Women in 19th-Century America"
    “Murder and Women in 19th-Century America: Trial Accounts in the Yale Law Library” An exhibition talk by MIKE & EMMA WIDENER, curators Friday, January 30 11:00am – 12:00pm Room 122, Yale Law School 127 Wall Street, New…
  • Jan 14

    7th Annual Morris L. Cohen Student Essay Competition

    7th Annual Morris L. Cohen Student Essay Competition
    The Legal History and Rare Books (LH&RB) Section of the American Association of Law Libraries (AALL), in cooperation with Cengage Learning, announces the Seventh Annual Morris L. Cohen Student Essay Competition. The competition is named…
  • Dec 17

    A papal bull against bullfighting

    A papal bull against bullfighting
    One of our most interesting recent acquisitions is a papal bull against bullfighting: Bulla S.D. N. Pii Pape V. Super prohibitione agitationis Taurorum & Ferarum, & annulatione votorum & iuramentorum, super eisdem pro tempore…
Rank this Week: 227

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
  • Jan 27

    Update on the Oregon Ballot Measure Archive Project, 1959-2007

    Update on the Oregon Ballot Measure Archive Project, 1959-2007
    The Ballot Measure Archive Project (BMAP) is invaluable for anyone researching Oregon legal history. You can find the digital archives at: Portland State University (PSU), Special Collections & University Archives. (Currently, find the…
  • Jan 26

    Public Records Argle-Bargle at the University of Oregon Archives: Librarians on Hot Seat?

    Public Records Argle-Bargle at the University of Oregon Archives: Librarians on Hot Seat?
    If you’ve not been following the news about the University of Oregon archives “leak,” now is the time to start catching up. “Library workers under scrutiny for leak of 22,000 UO documents: Meanwhile, documents leaked…
  • Jan 22

    Multnomah County Circuit Courthouse Project: Public Meetings (Jan & Feb 2015)

    Multnomah County Circuit Courthouse Project: Public Meetings (Jan & Feb 2015)
    The Oregonian reports that: Multnomah County wants input for new courthouse project This information is not yet posted at the Multnomah County Circuit Court website, but you can contact the Court if you have questions. From their Contact Us…
Rank this Week: 240

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
  • Jan 26

    Library Closed Due To Weather

    Library Closed Due To Weather
    The Law School Library will close at 8:00pm Monday January 26th, and will remain closed through tomorrow, Tuesday, January 27th. Unfortunately, there will be no library services offered at this time. We will reopen and resume services once it…
  • Jan 26

    Library Tip: Scan on Demand

    Library Tip: Scan on Demand
    Dear Students: Did you know the library offers a free Scan on Demand service? Scan on Demand (aka Scan and Deliver) is a free, electronic document delivery service that enables the Yale Law School community to request and obtain…
  • Jan 26

    Tuesday January 27th

    Tuesday January 27th
    Due to predicted weather conditions, it is highly likely that we will have very limited library services on Tuesday January 27th. If Yale needs to close, then the library will close. If we remain open, we will have no scanning or ILL…
Rank this Week: 257

Jenkins Law Library Blog

Jenkins Law Library Blog

Covers technology and legal research.

https://www.jenkinslaw.org/blog
  • Jan 26

    Pennsylvania's New Power of Attorney Law

    Pennsylvania's New Power of Attorney Law
    On January 1st, 2015, Pennsylvania’s new law governing powers of attorney went fully into effect. Act 95 of 2014 is a major overhaul to the POA law, and accordingly we’ve been getting requests here at Jenkins for resources…
  • Jan 22

    Jenkins Research Tip: Finding Purdon's Pennsylvania Statutes Online

    Jenkins Research Tip: Finding Purdon's Pennsylvania Statutes Online
    Find the unofficial, unannotated Pennsylvania Statutes free online, provided by WestlawNext at http://tinyurl.com/PennsylvaniaStatutes. Both the Pennsylvania Consolidated Statutes (Pa.C.S.) and Purdon's Unconsolidated Statutes (P.S.) are…
  • Jan 15

    Jenkins On Your Desktop: Food Magazines on General OneFile

    Jenkins On Your Desktop: Food Magazines on General OneFile
    Next week Philadelphia foodies will partake in Restaurant Week with discounted meals at a variety of Center City restaurants, including City Tavern, Knock, Oyster House, Smokin' Betty's, Zama, and more. To celebrate Restaurant Week, take a…
Rank this Week: 294

The Gavel

The Gavel

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

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

    MLK Day of Service & Local Event

    MLK Day of Service & Local Event
    Martin Luther King Day is a federal holiday held on the third Monday of January. It celebrates the life and achievements of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., an influential American civil rights leader. He is most well known for his … Read…
  • Jan 15

    Symplicity Job of the Day :: Spring Semester Law Clerk

    Symplicity Job of the Day :: Spring Semester Law Clerk
    Metro area law firm is seeking an upper division student with Monday/Wednesday availability for immediate hire. Please see Symplicity Job ID 8055 for details.… Read more
  • Dec 11

    Moving on Up to Midtown

    Moving on Up to Midtown
    Next week, the Oklahoma City University School of Law will move into its new Midtown building at 800 N. Harvey. The Harvey building was originally Oklahoma High School, the first high school in the territory of Oklahoma, built in 1910.…
Rank this Week: 326

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/
  • Jan 23

    Zeta wins award

    Zeta wins award
    The Zeutschel Zeta bookscanner, which the Barco Law Library offers for the use of students and faculty, has won gold and silver awards from the 2015 inaugural Modern Library Awards, created to recognize the top products in the library…
  • Jan 21

    Smithsonian offers access to Selma Freedom March song

    Smithsonian offers access to Selma Freedom March song
    Carl Benkert was a successful architectural interior designer from Detroit who had come down South in 1965 with a group of local clergy to take part and bear witness to the historic march for voting rights from Selma to Montgomery, Alabama. …
  • Jan 20

    New Search Engine for USDA Research from the National Agriculture Library

    New Search Engine for USDA Research from the National Agriculture Library
    The National Agricultural Library (NAL) has launched PubAg, a user-friendly search engine that gives the public enhanced access to research published by U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) scientists. NAL is part of USDA’s…
Rank this Week: 331

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: 354

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/
  • Jan 14

    Westlaw Password Change

    Westlaw Password Change
    Over the next few weeks, Westlaw is requiring all of its academic account users to change their Westlaw passwords. As of now, Westlaw does not have a specific date for our school, but when the time comes you will be prompted to…
  • Dec 16

    Y Mountain and the Law

    Y Mountain and the Law
    A bill that allows the sale of land near the Y to BYU passed Congress recently and is now headed to the President’s desk. Congress Passes Bill that Allows BYU to Purchase Y Mountain
  • Dec 1

    Finals Time

    Finals Time
    Believe it or not, December is here.  That means finals are right around the corner.  We do our best to help our students out during finals time.  Here are some resources and services we hope will make this time a little less…
Rank this Week: 369

Un blog pour l'information…

Un blog pour l'information juridique

By Emmanuel Barthe.

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

    Récentes traductions de Codes français / Recent translations of a few French Code

    Récentes traductions de Codes français / Recent translations of a few French Code
    Le Juriscope, avec l'aide d'Universités étrangères, continue le travail de travail de traduction des Codes français. Trouvé récemment sur le compte Facebook de l'association Juriconnexion : Code de…
  • Jan 20

    Les avis secrets du Conseil d'Etat bientôt en ligne ?

    Les avis secrets du Conseil d'Etat bientôt en ligne ?
    Le Conseil d'Etat vient d'inaugurer sa base d'avis ConsiliaWeb . Extrait du communiqué de presse : « Dans sa fonction de conseil aux pouvoirs publics, le Conseil d'Etat rend des avis de différentes natures. Les avis du…
  • Jan 16

    LERIS, base de données bibliographiques du droit luxembourgeoi

    LERIS, base de données bibliographiques du droit luxembourgeoi
    L'unité de recherche en droit de la Faculté de droit, d'économie et de finance (FDEF) de l'Université du Luxembourg a mis en ligne le 17 décembre 2014 la base LERIS (Lëtzeburger Rechts Informations…
Rank this Week: 439

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/
  • Jan 27

    Study Rooms are for Law Students Only

    Study Rooms are for Law Students Only
    Study rooms in the law library are now only for law student use. You will need to reserve a study room online. Then if the study room is locked at your reserved time a staff member from the desk will need to unlock it for you. This helps…
  • Jan 26

    Faculty Bar Exam Prep Lecture

    Faculty Bar Exam Prep Lecture
    C|M|LAW announces the Faculty Bar Exam Prep Series / Winter 2015, February 9th and 10th. C|M|LAW faculty members provide instruction on a variety of Bar Exam related topics (see schedule below), each session is one hour. Sessions help recent…
  • Jan 23

    American Planning Association Student Writing Competition

    American Planning Association Student Writing Competition
    The Planning & Law Division of the American Planning Association announces its 32nd Annual Smith-Babcock-Williams Student Writing Competition. The winning entry in the competition will be awarded a prize of $2,000 and will be submitted…
Rank this Week: 461

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
  • Jan 15

    Digital Public Library of America (DPLA) Posts New, 3-Year [2015-2017] Strategic Plan

    Digital Public Library of America (DPLA) Posts New, 3-Year [2015-2017] Strategic Plan
    Please see the January 7, 2015 post: What’s Ahead for DPLA: Our New Strategic Plan The full plan is: DPLA: Digital Public Library of America: Strategic Plan: 2015 through 2017 For more information about the DPLA, which launched…
  • Jan 15

    New Pew Research Center Report concerning Technology’s Impact on Worker

    New Pew Research Center Report concerning Technology’s Impact on Worker
    The Pew Research Center has a new (December 20, 2014) report concerning technology’s impact on workers. Please see: Digital Life in 2025: Technology’s Impact on Workers by Kristen Purcell & Lee Rainie From the report’s…
  • Dec 8

    EU “Right To Be Forgotten” Guideline

    EU “Right To Be Forgotten” Guideline
    Europe’s Article 29 Working Party, made up of data protection (or data privacy or information privacy) representatives from individual Member States of the European Union (EU), recently published guidelines for…
Rank this Week: 463

Harrisburg Campus Library Blogs

Harrisburg Campus Library Blogs

From Widener Law.

http://blogs.lawlib.widener.edu/harrisburg
  • Jan 27

    Tips on Finding a Publication or an Article in HeinOnline

    Tips on Finding a Publication or an Article in HeinOnline
      How do you know if our law library has access to a publication in HeinOnline?  Search for a particular Title: The easiest way to find out if a title is available in HeinOnline and the collection in which it resides is by using the…
  • Jan 26

    SNOW!

    SNOW!
    I think I would prefer to see your brother instead!  
  • Jan 23

    Two Former Congressmen Weigh in on State of the Union Addre

    Two Former Congressmen Weigh in on State of the Union Addre
      President Barack Obama’s sixth State of the Union address included more generalities than specifics on many issues of concern to attorneys.  And some pressing legal-related topics never even got mentioned in the January 20…
Rank this Week: 506

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/
  • Jan 26

    Library Closing at 1:00 p.m. Today

    Library Closing at 1:00 p.m. Today
    Due to inclement weather the law library will close at 1:00pm today and all day tomorrow.  Beginning at 1:00 today, the library will be accessible to law students and faculty via swipe card access only.Ernster, the Virtual Library Cat
  • Jan 25

    Lexis Advance Tips: How to locate a Matthew Bender Treatise for a specialty area

    Lexis Advance Tips: How to locate a Matthew Bender Treatise for a specialty area
    If you are researching a particular area of the law and are interested in finding Matthew Bender treatises, try the following tip:Type the source name in the search box, i.e. Collier on Bankruptcy choose the blue Table of Contents link. …
  • Jan 22

    This Day in the Law: Roe v. Wade

    This Day in the Law: Roe v. Wade
    Forty-two years ago, on January 22, 1973, the U.S. Supreme Court issued its split decision in Roe v. Wade, which liberalized abortion rights.Ernster, the Virtual Library Cat
Rank this Week: 492

Library Boy

Library Boy

Features legal research news. By Michel-Adrien Sheppard.

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

    English Law Commission Launches Project to Codify Sentencing Procedure

    English Law Commission Launches Project to Codify Sentencing Procedure
    The Law Commission of England has launched a project to develop a single sentencing statute to bring clarity and coherence to current sentencing practices: "There seems to be near unanimity from legal practitioners, judges and academic…
  • Jan 25

    American Association of Law Libraries Releases Report on Economic Value of Law Librarie

    American Association of Law Libraries Releases Report on Economic Value of Law Librarie
    The American Association of Law Libraries (AALL) has released a report on the Economic Value of Law Libraries:"Occasioned by a widely shared sense that law libraries are undervalued by their organizational owners, the study examined current…
  • Jan 24

    Justice Canada Report on Federal Investment in Criminal Legal Aid

    Justice Canada Report on Federal Investment in Criminal Legal Aid
    In the most recent Weekly Checklist of federal government publications,  there is a link to a recent report written for Justice Canada by the research firm Prairie Research Associates entitled Maximizing the federal investment in…
Rank this Week: 517

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/
  • Dec 19

    Law in the Lives of Medieval Women: Beyond Magna Carta

    Law in the Lives of Medieval Women: Beyond Magna Carta
    Date: Wednesday, January 14, 2015 Time: 1:00 p.m. Location: Mumford Room (LM-649), Library of Congress, James Madison Building, 101 Independence Ave., S.E., Washington, D.C. Ruth Mazo Karras, professor and chair of the History Department at…
  • Dec 11

    Vote for In Custodia Legis in the ABA Journal Blawg 100

    Vote for In Custodia Legis in the ABA Journal Blawg 100
    The Law Library of Congress blog, In Custodia Legis, was included in this year's ABA Journal Blawg 100, as "one of the top 100 best blogs for a legal audience." Please take a minute to register (http://www.abajournal.com/register) and vote…
  • Nov 25

    In Custodia Legis Chosen as One of the ABA Journal's Blawg 100

    In Custodia Legis Chosen as One of the ABA Journal's Blawg 100
    Editors of the ABA Journal announced today they have selected In Custodia Legis by the Law Library of Congress as one of the top 100 best blogs for a legal audience. In addition, the magazine has added 10 more bloggers to its Blawg 100 Hall…
Rank this Week: 581

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: 624

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/
  • Jan 22

    Feathered Profs - A List of Law Professors Who Use Twitter

    Feathered Profs - A List of Law Professors Who Use Twitter
    We've written here fairly extensively about Twitter, and it's no wonder. Twitter presents a fascinating opportunity for librarians to learn new systems for organizing data. Hashtags are really just like the subject headings in a library…
  • Jan 21

    Exhibits on Civil Rights: Online and Nearby

    Exhibits on Civil Rights: Online and Nearby
    In continuing recognition of the 50th anniversary of the Civil Rights Act, here are several exhibitions which might be of interest: At the Library of Congress website, The Civil Rights Act of 1964: A Long Struggle for Freedom.  The…
  • Jan 16

    The Silk Road and Search and Seizure

    The Silk Road and Search and Seizure
    Professor Ric Simmons recently posted on his new blog about Fourth Amendment issues related to the Silk Road. The Silk Road is part of the dark web/deep web/dark Internet---that part of the Internet that isn’t searched by Google. Though…
Rank this Week: 675

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/
  • Jan 9

    Lexis Gains Exclusive Legal Information Provider Status of The New York Time

    Lexis Gains Exclusive Legal Information Provider Status of The New York Time
    LexisNexis representatives are sending out notices that they are now the exclusive provider of The New York Times content for the legal market. For those of you that are keeping score, this adds to LexisNexis' exclusive content with Factiva…
  • Jan 8

    Marketing a Law Firm As If It Were A Music Festival

    Marketing a Law Firm As If It Were A Music Festival
    If you've seen any concert festival posters over the past few years, you'll notice that the bigger the band is, the bigger the font is. As I was thumbing through some of my reading yesterday, I saw an article on "Top 10 font size shockers…
  • Dec 30

    To Be CI or Do CI - That is the Question

    To Be CI or Do CI - That is the Question
    On December 23rd,  Arun Jethmalani, Founder & Managing Director at ValueNotes Database Pvt. Ltd. in India, published an article to LinkedIn entitled 5 Debates about Competitive Intelligence that will never be resolved.  The…
Rank this Week: 696

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/
  • Dec 5

    More Follow-up to #Ferguson Forum

    More Follow-up to #Ferguson Forum
    During the forum on Tuesday, there was discussion about why Darren Wilson was not interviewed for a few days after shooting Michael Brown. Former U.S. Attorney Jenny Durkan said that many police unions have negotiated a term in their…
  • Dec 4

    Capital Punishment: Race, Poverty, & Disadvantage—Free Online Course

    Capital Punishment: Race, Poverty, & Disadvantage—Free Online Course
    Stephen Bright is president and senior counsel at the Southern Center for Human Rights, a public interest law program that deals with human rights in the criminal justice and prison systems. He has also been a visiting lecturer or fellow at…
  • Dec 2

    UW Law Forum on #Ferguson

    UW Law Forum on #Ferguson
    This afternoon attorney Jeffery Robinson led a discussion on the events in Ferguson, MO—the killing of Michael Brown last summer, the grand jury this fall, and the protests in Ferguson and around the country—and the larger issues…
Rank this Week: 711

Off the Shelf - The Osgood Hall…

Off the Shelf - The Osgood Hall Law School Library Blog

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

http://libblog.osgoode.yorku.ca
  • Jan 22

    New HeinOnline Resources Added to the Library Catalogue

    New HeinOnline Resources Added to the Library Catalogue
    Approximately 1,800 new HeinOnline resources have been added to the library catalogue: HeinOnline Core Collection 14 new titles Foreign Relations of the U.S. 2 new titles History of International Law 11 new titles Intellectual Property Law…
  • Jan 16

    Research sessions for upper year and graduate student

    Research sessions for upper year and graduate student
    The library is pleased to offer the following research sessions for upper year and graduate students: 1. Working with Case Law – January 21 2. Working with Legislation – January 28 3. Finding Journal Articles – February 4 4.…
  • Jan 13

    New Irwin Law Titles Available Online

    New Irwin Law Titles Available Online
    The 2014 titles published by Irwin Law are available online including: Visit eBrary for the complete list of recent Irwin Law titles.
Rank this Week: 802

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: 812

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: 777

Scholarly Communications @ Duke

Scholarly Communications @ Duke

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

http://blogs.library.duke.edu/scholcomm/
  • Jan 5

    After another defeat, what will GSU publishers do in 2015?

    After another defeat, what will GSU publishers do in 2015?
    Back in October the 11th Circuit Court of Appeals issued its ruling in the Georgia State copyright infringement suit brought by three publishers and the Copyright Clearance Center to try to end reliance on fair use for course readings that…
  • Jan 2

    Does copyright provide shade against Sunshine laws?

    Does copyright provide shade against Sunshine laws?
    There are many situations in which the application of fair use is vitally important.  Educational uses are paramount, of course, and the law of fair use was clearly written with them in mind.  But right up at the top of the list,…
  • Dec 22

    Getting into print the hard way

    Getting into print the hard way
    I hope I will be forgiven some self-promotion if I point out that my first book (that’s a little like saying my “first” marriage – so far it is the only one, and no other is anticipated, but one should never say never)…
Rank this Week: 841

CS-SIS

CS-SIS

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

http://cssis.org
  • Nov 26

    Skills Refresh

    Skills Refresh
    This is the time of year to be thankful that we have the opportunity (or perhaps just inclination) to work with a variety of technologies in law libraries. It can also be a good time to take stock of your current skill development and…
  • Oct 30

    Some apps for classroom learning

    Some apps for classroom learning
    As we start getting into the teaching season, here are few new(ish) apps that might be helpful in creating effective teaching experiences for students. Adobe Presenter 10 Presenter provides a quick and easy-to-use software platform to…
  • Jun 9

    Seeking Volunteers for the Cool Tools Cafe at the AALL Annual Meeting

    Seeking Volunteers for the Cool Tools Cafe at the AALL Annual Meeting
    Cool Tools Café will be at the AALL Annual Meeting again this year.  This program will feature informal demos of tools, apps, and gadgets that will help librarians create, organize, and deliver information, increase productivity,…
Rank this Week: 867

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: 832

Carolina Blawg

Carolina Blawg

By the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Law Library.

http://blogs.law.unc.edu/library/
  • Oct 31

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  • Jun 22

    eBooks in the Law Library

    eBooks in the Law Library
    There are many eBooks in the campus libraries about law. Try doing an advanced search and specify format = eBook. Here are the results of a search for subject=law and format=eBook.
  • Jun 8

    Additional translations of foreign penal codes - now on HeinOnline

    Additional translations of foreign penal codes - now on HeinOnline
    HeinOnline has added the American Series of Foreign Penal Codes to is Foreign and International Law Resources database. The newly added 32 volumes provide "accurate English translations of important Penal Codes of foreign countries." Each…
Rank this Week: 835

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: 944

Utah State Law Library Blog

Utah State Law Library Blog

Provides information about Utah legal research, self-help resources, new books and briefs.

http://www.utcourts.gov/lawlibrary/blog/
  • Mar 14

    So Long, Blog

    So Long, Blog
    Dear loyal blog readers: We are retiring the Utah State Law Library blog after more than four years and 800+ posts. The blog has been a great way for library staff to share library news, new forms, court resources and...
  • Mar 7

    SLC Infobase

    SLC Infobase
    The Salt Lake City's website provides a wealth of resources for SLC residents, including information about the city justice court, city services like garbage pickup or snow removal, and city council news. If you're interested in some historic…
  • Mar 4

    National Consumer Protection Week

    National Consumer Protection Week
    March 3-9, 2013 is National Consumer Protection Week (NCPW). Organizations from around the nation developed National Consumer Protection week to make people aware of their consumer rights and help them make better financial decisions. The…
Rank this Week: 943

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
  • Jan 26

    Employment Law Appellate Court Opinions - 1/26/2015

    Employment Law Appellate Court Opinions - 1/26/2015
    Category: Recent Decisions;Employment Opinions Body: AC35904 - Stratford v. International Federation of Professional & Technical Engineers, Local 134 ("The plaintiff...appeals from the judgment of the trial court denying its…
  • Jan 26

    Family Law Appellate Court Opinions - 1/26/2015

    Family Law Appellate Court Opinions - 1/26/2015
    Category: Recent Decisions;Family Opinions Body: AC35945 - Cimino v. Cimino ("The plaintiff...appeals from certain financial orders associated with the judgment of the trial court dissolving her marriage to the defendant.... On appeal, the…
  • Jan 26

    Contract Law Supreme Court Opinion - 1/26/2015

    Contract Law Supreme Court Opinion - 1/26/2015
    Category: Recent Decisions;Contract Law Opinions Body: SC19216 - Sikorsky Financial Credit Union, Inc. v. Butts ("In this certified appeal, we consider whether postmaturity interest on a loan continues to accrue after the entry of judgment…
Rank this Week: 963

Charlotte Law Library News

Charlotte Law Library News

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

http://charlottelawlibrary.wordpress.com
Rank this Week: 1066

Seattle University Law Library…

Seattle University Law Library INFO

Covers legal news, legal research and library news.

http://lawlibraryblog.seattleu.edu/
  • Jan 27

    Primo – the New Library Search Tool

    Primo – the New Library Search Tool
    Primo is the new library search tool that replaced our former catalog. With one search you will be able to find items (including articles and other electronic resources) available from the law and Lemieux libraries and our partner Summit…
  • Jan 25

    Requesting from Summit

    Requesting from Summit
    The requesting interface for Summit materials has been streamlined. In the past, you had to login to Summit separately in order to request a book or video.  With the arrival of Primo, you will now place your Summit requests directly from…
  • Jan 23

    In Legal History: Roe v. Wade Decided

    In Legal History: Roe v. Wade Decided
    On January 22, 1973, the Supreme Court issued one of the most famous and controversial legal decisions of our era.  Justice Harry Blackmun authored the majority opinion in Roe v. Wade, which legalized abortion.  At the time, news of…
Rank this Week: 1076

ZiefBrief

ZiefBrief

Announcements, news and legal research tips & tools from University of San Francisco's Dorraine Zief Law Library.

http://ziefbrief.typepad.com/ziefbrief/
  • Jan 23

    USF Email Restored

    USF Email Restored
    It appears that USF personnel are receiving emails again. However, if you sent us an email yesterday and you don't hear back from us within one business day, you may want to resend the email to ensure we receive it.
  • Jan 22

    No Research Librarian Sat. 1/31/15

    No Research Librarian Sat. 1/31/15
    There will be no Research Librarian on duty Saturday, January 31, 2015.
  • Jan 22

    USF Email Down Today

    USF Email Down Today
    If you're trying to get in touch with anyone at USF, be aware that USF's email is down today. Faculty and staff haven't been receiving incoming emails since early this morning. We have not received any information on when this...
Rank this Week: 1041