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Current Awareness Weblog

Current Awareness Weblog

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

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

State Law Library of Montana

State Law Library of Montana

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

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

    OPINION: Masters Group v. Comerica

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

    UNPUBLISHED OPINION: Marriage of Keruti

    UNPUBLISHED OPINION: Marriage of Keruti
    The Montana Supreme Court has issued an Unpublished Opinion in the following matter: CIVIL – DOMESTIC RELATIONS DA 14-0549, 2015 MT 191N, IN RE THE MARRIAGE OF: MONICA KITZMILLER-KERUTIS, Petitioner and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

    UNPUBLISHED OPINION: Helvey v. MEA-MFT

    UNPUBLISHED OPINION: Helvey v. MEA-MFT
    The Montana Supreme Court has issued an Unpublished Opinion in the following matter: CIVIL – BREACH OF CONTRACT DA 14-0612, 2015 MT 190N, ANGELA E. HELVEY, Plaintiff and Appellant, v. MONTANA EDUCATION ASSOCIATION, MONTANA FEDERATION OF…
Rank this Week: 17

beSpacific

beSpacific

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

http://www.bespacific.com/
  • Jul 6

    Commentary – Why Protecting Data Privacy Matters, and When

    Commentary – Why Protecting Data Privacy Matters, and When
    Data Science Central – (A Wake-Up Call to Data Geeks Who Doubt) by Anne Russell “It’s official. Public concerns over the privacy of data used in digital approaches have reached an apex. Worried about the safety of digital…
  • Jul 6

    Site tracks and maps data breaches around the globe

    Site tracks and maps data breaches around the globe
    “ThreatWatch is a snapshot of the data breaches hitting organizations and individuals, globally, on a daily basis. It is not an authoritative list, since many compromises are never reported or even discovered. The information is based…
  • Jul 6

    McKinsey – How companies can adapt to climate change

    McKinsey – How companies can adapt to climate change
    Hauke Engel, Per-Anders Enkvist, and Kimberly Henderson – “From the early days of seafaring trade, dealing with the weather has been an integral part of doing business. Today, however, concerns over climate change are taking this…
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
Rank this Week: 28

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: 51

Slaw

Slaw

A Canadian cooperative weblog on all things legal.

http://www.slaw.ca
  • Jul 6

    Bill C-377 Is Back: Unions to Be Required to Make Financial Disclosures in Canada

    Bill C-377 Is Back: Unions to Be Required to Make Financial Disclosures in Canada
    A controversial Private Members Bill that will have a direct impact on unions across Canada is currently working its way through Parliament. Bill C-377, which was passed by the Senate last week, will require unions to essentially open their…
  • Jul 6

    Keeping Up With the Joneses — or Not

    Keeping Up With the Joneses — or Not
    This post is by Ian Hu, Claims Prevention and practicePRO Counsel at LAWPRO. Lawyers often talk about the stress and burden of debt. If there is one piece of advice worth giving, it is a simple one: spend less than you earn. As a new lawyer,…
  • Jul 6

    Machine Learning: Truth, Lies and “Gold Standards”

    Machine Learning: Truth, Lies and “Gold Standards”
    There’s an interesting article in the recent issue of AI Magazine called “Truth Is a Lie: Crowd Truth and the Seven Myths of Human Annotation.” AI Magazine is considered the “journal of record for the AI…
Rank this Week: 80

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: 84

Collection Development Blog

Collection Development Blog

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

http://obelix.lib.hku.hk/cdblog
  • Jun 4

    Emerald Insight maintenance and downtime Tuesday 9 June 2015

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

    Law Journals – Table of Contents (A)

    Law Journals – Table of Contents (A)
    Selected Law Journals: Table of Contents This list covers top ranked (A or A*) law journals selected from the ARC (Australian Research Council) ranked journal list and Asian law related journals of interest to the HKU community. Table of…
  • Jun 2

    Law Journals – Table of Contents (B)

    Law Journals – Table of Contents (B)
    Selected Law Journals: Table of Contents This list covers top ranked (A or A*) law journals selected from the ARC (Australian Research Council) ranked journal list and Asian law related journals of interest to the HKU community. Table of…
Rank this Week: 105

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: 118

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: 175

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: 178

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: 184

In Custodia Legis

In Custodia Legis

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

http://blogs.loc.gov/law
  • Jul 6

    Mid-Year Metrics: In Custodia Legis, Law.gov, and Congress.gov

    Mid-Year Metrics: In Custodia Legis, Law.gov, and Congress.gov
    Now that we are midway through the year I thought it would be a good opportunity to look at our metrics at this point.  What In Custodia Legis blog posts have been popular? What Law Library of Congress reports? What legislation? The mix…
  • Jul 2

    The Revised Statutes of the United States: Predecessor to the U.S. Code

    The Revised Statutes of the United States: Predecessor to the U.S. Code
    The following is a guest post by Andrew Winston, a legal reference librarian with the Public Services Division of the Law Library of Congress.  Andrew has previously provided an interview with this Virginia State Law Librarian for the…
  • Jul 1

    The Basic Law of Hong Kong

    The Basic Law of Hong Kong
    Today is the eighteenth anniversary of the establishment of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR). It is a statutory holiday in Hong Kong, as provided in the General Holidays Ordinance, in commemoration of Hong Kong’s…
Rank this Week: 205

Yale Law Library - Rare Books Blog

Yale Law Library - Rare Books Blog

Covers historical and rare law books.

http://library.law.yale.edu/blogs/rare-books
  • Jun 26

    New Law Library Exhibit

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

    Get your suitcase ready.

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

    New Acquisitions: Practica de Testamentos (1755)

    New Acquisitions: Practica de Testamentos (1755)
    One of our latest acquisitions is a book I’ve sought for over twenty years, ever since my days at the University of Texas Law Library. It is Pedro Murillo Velarde’s Practica de testamentos (Mexico City, 1755), a pocket-size form…
Rank this Week: 239

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
  • Jul 2

    Marijuana vs. Voodoo Donuts: A Visual Aid

    Marijuana vs. Voodoo Donuts: A Visual Aid
    What does an ounce, 8 ounces, or a pound of marijuana look like – relative to a Voodoo (Doll) Donut? Portland Police Encouraging Community Members to be Responsible and Considerate with Recreational Marijuana (Photo) (link directly to…
  • Jun 23

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

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

    Oregon Legal Assistance Resource Guide

    Oregon Legal Assistance Resource Guide
    We try to update this Oregon Legal Assistance Resource Guide at least twice a year (you can also find the guide from the WCLL Legal Research Resources website), but additions, corrections, and suggestions are always welcome. You can…
Rank this Week: 252

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: 254

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/
  • Jul 6

    BYU Law Paper Series now on SSRN

    BYU Law Paper Series now on SSRN
    Take a look at the exciting things BYU law faculty members are working on by subscribing to the Brigham Young University J. Reuben Clark Law School Research Paper Series on SSRN.
  • Jun 19

    SCOTUSblog

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

    Statistical Abstracts of the U.S. Reboot

    Statistical Abstracts of the U.S. Reboot
    ProQuest’s Statistical Abstracts of the U.S. is getting a makeover! The cleaner, more intuitive interface will go live June 1st ProQuest has based the upgrade on extensive user testing and feedback. Their goal is to make the interface…
Rank this Week: 267

Jenkins Law Library Blog

Jenkins Law Library Blog

Covers technology and legal research.

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

    Jenkins’ Research Tip: Finding Bios of Pennsylvania Legislator

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

    Bye Bye Westlaw Classic!

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

    Enjoy Jenkins' Leisure Reading Collection This Summer

    Enjoy Jenkins' Leisure Reading Collection This Summer
    As you're taking time to relax this summer, enjoy popular legal fiction from our Leisure Reading Collection! This collection includes works from Robin Cook, Michael Connelly, Jeffery Deaver, Ken Follett, Sue Grafton, John Grisham, Lisa…
Rank this Week: 277

Library Stuff

Library Stuff

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

http://www.librarystuff.net
  • Jul 6

    Timmins Public Library reverses decision on boys-only robotics event after girl’s petition

    Timmins Public Library reverses decision on boys-only robotics event after girl’s petition
    “When nine-year-old Cash Cayen tried to sign up for a summer robotics session at the Timmins Public Library, she was told it was for boys only. So, with the help of her mom, she started a Change.org petition asking the library to let…
  • Jul 5

    Colorado College plans $45 million expansion, renovation of library

    Colorado College plans $45 million expansion, renovation of library
    “The “brain” of the Colorado College campus is on its way to becoming a lot smarter. Plans are advancing for a proposed $45 million expansion and renovation of Tutt Library at 1021 N. Cascade Ave. “It will become an…
  • Jul 5

    Baltimore’s Enoch Pratt’s central library to get first major renovation

    Baltimore’s Enoch Pratt’s central library to get first major renovation
    “When Baltimore’s grand library opened on Cathedral Street in 1933, the building’s ornate appointments and display windows were evocative of those in the department stores that lined nearby Howard Street. It also featured a…
Rank this Week: 300

Seattle University Law Library…

Seattle University Law Library INFO

Covers legal news, legal research and library news.

http://lawlibraryblog.seattleu.edu/
  • Jul 6

    Anticipating New Regulation

    Anticipating New Regulation
    As an attorney, you need to be aware of newly implemented regulations, but you also need to know what’s been proposed and when it’s likely to be implemented. Regulations.gov is designed to make the comment process easier, but you…
  • Jul 2

    Legal Research Tutorial

    Legal Research Tutorial
    There are lots of excellent legal research videos and tutorials freely available on the web. One of the easiest ways to find them is to search You Tube for your research task (statutory, regulatory etc.), plus the words “legal…
  • Jun 29

    Why do we eat hot dogs and watch fireworks?

    Why do we eat hot dogs and watch fireworks?
    Everyone knows the 4th of July is Independence Day. Most everyone knows that it is Independence Day because that’s when the Declaration of Independence was signed. But how much do you really know about the Declaration itself? The…
Rank this Week: 341

Yale Law Library - News and Events

Yale Law Library - News and Events

Covers library acquisitions, book talks, and administrative news.

http://library.law.yale.edu/news
  • Jun 12

    Magna Carta: History, Legacy, and Idea

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

    New Acquisitions: Practica de Testamentos (1755)

    New Acquisitions: Practica de Testamentos (1755)
    One of our latest acquisitions is a book I’ve sought for over twenty years, ever since my days at the University of Texas Law Library. It is Pedro Murillo Velarde’s Practica de testamentos (Mexico City, 1755), a pocket-size form…
  • May 20

    Guide to the Kuttner Institute's library

    Guide to the Kuttner Institute's library
    The Lillian Goldman Law Library joins with the Stephan Kuttner Institute of Medieval Canon Law in celebrating the return of its library to Yale University this week. The grand opening is part of an international conference, “Rem non…
Rank this Week: 361

Guilford Centre Weblog

Guilford Centre Weblog

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

http://guildfordlibrary.wordpress.com
  • May 19

    A-Z List of Law Report

    A-Z List of Law Report
    Sometimes it’s hard to know where to look for a particular law report. Should you try Lexis or Westlaw or perhaps the law report you are searching for is only available in hard copy? Help is now at hand! Under the…
  • May 18

    Commercial awareness now as important and legal knowledge

    Commercial awareness now as important and legal knowledge
    to read the full article just sign in or register here:
  • May 18

    New books – May

    New books – May
    All the new Guildford and electronic books for May have now been added to the New Books Tab above.
Rank this Week: 412

3 Geeks and a Law Blog

3 Geeks and a Law Blog

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

http://www.geeklawblog.com/
  • Jul 1

    The Task Code Conundrum

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

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

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

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

    Highlights from the ABA's National Summit on Innovation in Legal Service
    [Ed. Note: Please welcome Holly Riccio, AALL President and long-time friend of mine, as today's guest blogger. Recently, Holly attended the invitation-only National Summit on Innovation in Legal Services and she asked if we would allow…
Rank this Week: 460

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/
  • Jul 6

    NASA Science

    NASA Science
    Summer is a great time to star watch.  One can lay on the beach, searching the sky at night and not get frostbitten.  NASA Science will keep you up-to-date on celestial events as well as a source for scientific information regarding…
  • Jul 2

    Did Benjamin Franklin Really Say That?

    Did Benjamin Franklin Really Say That?
    As Independence Day approaches, we can reliably expect to see quotations throughout the various media from that most quotable of the Founders, Benjamin Franklin. But did Benjamin Franklin really say that?Click here to find out.Ernster, the…
  • Jun 30

    New York Freedom Trail

    New York Freedom Trail
    Fourth of July weekend is almost here.  Many of us will be heading into Manhattan, Brooklyn, or elsewhere in New York City to take advantage of the fun and festivities. While you're taking a much needed break from work or bar exam…
Rank this Week: 524

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/
  • Jul 2

    Tech Thursday: Locking Down Your Phone

    Tech Thursday: Locking Down Your Phone
    In this day and age, it's now more important than ever to make sure your Smartphone is safe from hacks and cyberattacks. ZDNet's article "Need to lock down your phone? These security apps are some of the best" lists six...
  • Jun 25

    Tech Thursday: Staying Safe On Public Wi-Fi

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

    Tech Thursday: Windows 10 Is Almost Here

    Tech Thursday: Windows 10 Is Almost Here
    Microsoft has finally announced a launch date for Windows 10, July 29, 2015. This is a free update for users running Windows 7, 8 or 8.1. What does this mean for us? Techlicious' Fox Van Allen has compiled a list...
Rank this Week: 504

Library Boy

Library Boy

Features legal research news. By Michel-Adrien Sheppard.

http://micheladrien.blogspot.com/
  • Jul 6

    June 2015 Issue of Connected Bulletin on Courts and Social Media

    June 2015 Issue of Connected Bulletin on Courts and Social Media
    The June 2015 issue of Connected is available online. The bulletin covers news about the impact of new social media on courts.In this month's issue:Law clerk in trouble over Facebook comments about trooper's deathAdvice: don’t Google…
  • Jul 3

    English Law Commission Consultation on New Sentencing Code

    English Law Commission Consultation on New Sentencing Code
    This is a follow-up to the Library Boy post of January 26, 2015 entitled English Law Commission Launches Project to Codify Sentencing Procedure.On July 1, 2015, the law Commission of England launched its first consultation in its project to…
  • Jul 3

    July 2015 Issue of In Session: Canadian Association of Law Libraries' e-Newsletter

    July 2015 Issue of In Session: Canadian Association of Law Libraries' e-Newsletter
    The July 2015 issue of In Session is available online.It is the monthly e-newsletter of the Canadian Association of Law Libraries (CALL) and contains news from CALL committees and special interest groups, member updates and events.
Rank this Week: 529

CM Law Library Blog

CM Law Library Blog

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

http://cmlawlibraryblog.classcaster.net/
  • Jul 6

    New in the Library: Filtered Water Dispenser on 1st Floor

    New in the Library: Filtered Water Dispenser on 1st Floor
    A new filtered water dispenser (perfect for filling up bottles)  has been added to the first floor of the library.  The dispenser replaces one of the water fountains near the bathrooms on the 1st floor.
  • Jul 2

    Library Hours for Holiday Weekend

    Library Hours for Holiday Weekend
    The law library will be open the following hours over the 4th of July weekend: Friday, July 3rd – CLOSED Saturday, July 4th – CLOSED Sunday, July 5th – Noon-8pm Happy Independence Day!      
  • Jul 1

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

    New in the Library: Magazines and Newspapers on 1st Floor
    The library has a new magazine rack and will soon have one for newspapers as well. The magazines and newspapers have also been moved to the first floor near the entrance. Now in this area patrons can enjoy the comfy seating, read a newspaper…
Rank this Week: 558

Legal Research Plus

Legal Research Plus

By Paul Lomio, Erika V. Wayne, Kate, Wilko and George Wilson. The authors are law librarians and advanced legal research instructors at Stanford Law School.

http://legalresearchplus.com
Rank this Week: 551

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: 541

Law Library of Congress: News and…

Law Library of Congress: News and Events

Announces programs hosted by the Law Library of Congress, including legal film series, speaker series, and recognition events.

http://www.loc.gov/law/news/
  • Jun 19

    Canada Added to the Indigenous Law Portal

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

    Congress.gov Continues...

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

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

    Upcoming Event: Robert F. Kennedy, the Law, and the Struggle for Racial Justice
    Date: Wednesday, April 29, 2015 Time: 12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m. Place: Mumford Room, 6th Floor, James Madison Memorial Building, Library of Congress, 101 Independence Ave., S.E., Washington, D.C. 20540 Join us for "Robert F. Kennedy, the Law,…
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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: 559

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
  • Jul 6

    Family Law Appellate Court Opinions - 7/6/2015

    Family Law Appellate Court Opinions - 7/6/2015
    Category: Recent Decisions;Family Opinions Body: AC36389 - Keller v. Keller ("In this marital dissolution action, the plaintiff...appeals from an order of contempt entered against her by the trial court in the course of the proceedings…
  • Jul 6

    Employment Law Appellate Court Opinion - 7/6/2015

    Employment Law Appellate Court Opinion - 7/6/2015
    Category: Recent Decisions;Employment Opinions Body: AC36826 - Varley v. First Student, Inc. ("The plaintiff...appeals from the summary judgment rendered by the trial court in favor of the defendant.... The plaintiff claims that the court…
  • Jul 6

    Habeas Appellate Court Opinion - 7/6/2015

    Habeas Appellate Court Opinion - 7/6/2015
    Category: Recent Decisions;Habeas Opinions Body: AC35897 - Slater v. Commissioner of Correction (Habeas; kidnapping in first degree; sexual assault in first degree; "On appeal, the petitioner claims that the habeas court improperly (1)…
Rank this Week: 603

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: 615

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: 628

Delaware Campus Library Blogs

Delaware Campus Library Blogs

From Widener Law.

http://blogs.lawlib.widener.edu/delaware
  • Jul 2

    July 4th weekend hour

    July 4th weekend hour
    This weekend the library will be open our usual summer hours. On Monday July 6th we will be open 9 a.m to 5 p.m. Summer Hours Monday-Thursday 8 a.m. to 11 p.m. Friday 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. Saturday 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday 12 p.m. to 10 p.m.
  • Jun 17

    Summer at the law library

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

    Law library closed Memorial Day weekend

    Law library closed Memorial Day weekend
    The Widener Law Delaware Law Library will be closed this weekend for Memorial Day. We’ll reopen Tuesday May 26th. See our website for more information about library hours.
Rank this Week: 681

BLS Library Blog

BLS Library Blog

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

http://www.blslibrary.com/
  • Jul 2

    Independence Day Reading

    Independence Day Reading
    Officially, the Continental Congress declared its freedom from Great Britain 239 years ago today on July 2, 1776, when it passed Lee’s Resolutions (“that these United Colonies are, and of right ought to be, free and…
  • Jun 26

    July 4th Weekend Hour

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

    Two Landmark Supreme Court Decisions in Two Day

    Two Landmark Supreme Court Decisions in Two Day
    The United States Supreme Court on Thursday, June 25, 2015 upheld federal health insurance subsidies for moderate and low income Americans as part of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act of 2010. The vote was 6-3, with the majority…
Rank this Week: 672

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: 689

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/
  • Jul 2

    Fashion Law - Classes to Consider and Ohio Ties*

    Fashion Law - Classes to Consider and Ohio Ties*
    Fashion is huge business, and if you are remotely interested in it and still looking for a practice area to focus on, consider fashion law. Loyola Law School in Los Angeles has a fashion law center, and Fordham has just launched an LL.M. in…
  • Jun 30

    Judicious Close Reading

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

    A Victory for Thorough Research

    A Victory for Thorough Research
    An NPR librarian, Barbara Van Woerkom, did a little digging and located 1,200 more veterans exposed to mustard gas than the Veterans Administration located . . . and it took her a mere two months! Two months may seem like an eternity to…
Rank this Week: 718

Et Seq. - The Harvard Law School…

Et Seq. - The Harvard Law School Library Blog

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

http://etseq.law.harvard.edu/
  • Jul 1

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

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

    Up on the Roof update

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

    852 RARE: A Controversial Execution in 1818 Edinburgh

    852 RARE: A Controversial Execution in 1818 Edinburgh
    In December 1818, Robert Johnston, age 24, was executed for robbing Mr. John Charles of some £600 in pounds and notes, plus a watch key and chain. This single crime, trial, and execution ignited a swarm of controversy – evidence…
Rank this Week: 713

The Goodson Blogson

The Goodson Blogson

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

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

    Independence on Display

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

    New Research Guide to Health Law

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

    Court-Watching

    Court-Watching
    The U.S. Supreme Court will close its October Term 2014 at the end of this month. With several blockbuster decisions still pending (including same-sex marriage, and the Affordable Care Act exchanges), the Court has scheduled opinion…
Rank this Week: 701

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: 693

BarclayBlog

BarclayBlog

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

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

    Law Firm Hiring practices in the economic downturn

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

    Movin' On

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

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

    New Online Legal Magazine a "Refreshing Alternative" to Traditional Law Review
    The Legal Workshop is a new online legal journalthat seeks to disseminate legal scholarship to a broadaudience of readers. The new endeavor is produced bya consortium of academic law reviews: Stanford LawReview, New York University Law…
Rank this Week: 736

Charlotte Law Library News

Charlotte Law Library News

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

http://charlottelawlibrary.wordpress.com
  • Jul 6

    Proud of Our Mission: Issue 12

    Proud of Our Mission: Issue 12
    Check out our July 1, 2015 issue of Proud of our Mission to learn more about our schools, including: Congratulations to the Coastal Law/Orseck Moot Court Team Charlotte Law’s Law Librarian, Susan Catterall, Named Best…
  • Jul 6

    Links We Love Weekly Round-Up — July 6, 2015

    Links We Love Weekly Round-Up — July 6, 2015
    The Art of First Impressions – In Design and Life Book designer Chip Kidd knows all too well how often we judge things by first appearances. In this hilarious, fast-paced talk, he explains the two techniques designers use to communicate…
  • Jul 2

    Charlotte School of Law: Unlocking Human Potential

    Charlotte School of Law: Unlocking Human Potential
    Recently, we had one of our student workers scan through previous blog content and choose a few of the ones she found most helpful as a current Charlotte Law student.  We’ll be re-posting this content throughout…
Rank this Week: 754

TSLL TechScans

TSLL TechScans

Covers the latest trends and technology tools for Technical Services Law Librarians.

http://tslltechscans.blogspot.com/
  • Jun 24

    OBS/TS Joint Research Grant Contest has a winner

    OBS/TS Joint Research Grant Contest has a winner
    After a tightly contested race, the people have spoken. The contest to rename the OBS/TS-SIS Joint Research Grantclosed on June 5, and the winner is OBS/TS FROG (Funding Research Opportunities Grant).The winning entry was proposed by…
  • Jun 18

    FDLP Coordinator Certificate Program

    FDLP Coordinator Certificate Program
    The Federal Depository Library Program conducted a successful pilot of their FLDP Coordinator Certificate Program during the spring of 2015. This FLDP Academy virtual program is designed to educate FDLP coordinators on managing depository…
  • Jun 15

    Zepheira announces Libhub Initiative Early Adopter Program for academic librarie

    Zepheira announces Libhub Initiative Early Adopter Program for academic librarie
    Zepheira provides better Web visibility to libraries through Linked Data, and now offers a new program for academic libraries to reveal their resources and collections to the Web. The program builds on the successful Libhub Initiative Early…
Rank this Week: 786

Gallagher Blogs

Gallagher Blogs

Features library news and legal research tips. From the Marian Gould Gallagher Law Library of the University of Washington School of Law.

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

    Independence for Law Library Staff

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

    Post-Grad Privilege

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

    Upcoming Changes to Library Hour

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