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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: 5

State Law Library of Montana

State Law Library of Montana

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

http://mtlawlibrary.wordpress.com
  • Feb 3

    OPINION: Matter of K.A., A.A., & A.A.

    OPINION: Matter of K.A., A.A., & A.A.
    The Montana Supreme Court has issued an Opinion in the following matter: CIVIL – DEPENDENT NEGLECT DA 15-0160, 2016 MT 27, IN THE MATTER OF: K.A., A.A., & A.A., Youths in Need of Care.
  • Feb 3

    UNPUBLISHED OPINION: State v. Johnson

    UNPUBLISHED OPINION: State v. Johnson
    The Montana Supreme Court has issued an Unpublished Opinion in the following matter: CRIMINAL – JUSTICE COURT APPEAL DA 15-0099, 2016 MT 26N, STATE OF MONTANA, Plaintiff and Appellee, v. CHRISTOPHER R. JOHNSON, Defendant and Appellant.
  • Feb 3

    OPINION: Kinnaman v. Mountain West

    OPINION: Kinnaman v. Mountain West
    The Montana Supreme Court has issued an Opinion in the following matter: CIVIL – OTHER DA 15-0305, 2016 MT 25, ESTATE OF CRAIG MICHAEL KINNAMAN and NANCY KINNAMAN, as Personal Representative of the Estate of Craig Michael Kinnaman,…
Rank this Week: 17

beSpacific

beSpacific

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

http://www.bespacific.com/
  • Feb 8

    USGS Increases Public Access to Scientific Research

    USGS Increases Public Access to Scientific Research
    News release:  “The U.S. Geological Survey is implementing new measures that will improve public access to USGS-funded science as detailed in its new public access plan. The plan enables the USGS to expand  its current on-line…
  • Feb 8

    The Flash Crash: A New Deconstruction

    The Flash Crash: A New Deconstruction
    Aldrich, Eric M. and Grundfest, Joseph and Laughlin, Gregory, The Flash Crash: A New Deconstruction (January 25, 2016). Available at SSRN: http://ssrn.com/abstract=2721922 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.2721922 “On May 6, 2010, in…
  • Feb 8

    Comparative International Law, Foreign Relations Law and Fragmentation: Can the Center Hold?

    Comparative International Law, Foreign Relations Law and Fragmentation: Can the Center Hold?
    Stephan, Paul B., Comparative International Law, Foreign Relations Law and Fragmentation: Can the Center Hold? (February 2016). Virginia Public Law and Legal Theory Research Paper No. 18. Available for download at SSRN:…
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
  • Feb 8

    Estey Workshop on Business Law — Calgary, Alberta

    Estey Workshop on Business Law — Calgary, Alberta
    The Estey Chair in Business Law, College of Law, University of Saskatchewan presents The Future of the Public Company The Estey Workshop on Business Law on October 14, 2016.  For more information,...
  • Feb 8

    Intellectual Property Law CFP — Oxford, UK

    Intellectual Property Law CFP — Oxford, UK
    The Oxford Intellectual Property Research Centre will host the 11th Annual Conference of the EPIP Association (European Policy for Intellectual Property), September 3-5 2016, at Pembroke College, University of Oxford.…
  • Feb 8

    CFP: Law in the History of Capitalism — Chicago, IL

    CFP: Law in the History of Capitalism — Chicago, IL
    The American Bar Foundation and the University of Chicago are co-hosting the Law in the History of Capitalism: A Conference on June 27-28, 2016, in Chicago, IL.  Junior scholars are...
Rank this Week: 22

Slaw

Slaw

A Canadian cooperative weblog on all things legal.

http://www.slaw.ca
  • Feb 9

    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 research and writing, practice, and technology. Research & Writing Advice for Associates and…
  • Feb 9

    “Thank You”: The Two Most Important Keywords in Business Development

    “Thank You”: The Two Most Important Keywords in Business Development
    The friendly folks at SLAW remind us regularly when columns are due. On receiving one such reminder when I was at a family gathering, I asked everyone what I should write about next (my family happens to include five young lawyers). The…
  • Feb 8

    Dealing With a Self-Represented Litigant Who Really Needs Legal Advice

    Dealing With a Self-Represented Litigant Who Really Needs Legal Advice
    Self-represented litigants are a challenging reality in today’s legal landscape. In addition to the extra time and effort that can make dealing with a self-rep more expensive for your client and more frustrating for you, it seems there…
Rank this Week: 91

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: 93

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: 150

Collection Development Blog

Collection Development Blog

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

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

    HeinOnline ScholarCheck

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

    Scheduled System Maintenance on Wisers’ Service Platforms 19 Dec 2015

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

    Law Journals – Table of Contents (A)

    Law Journals – Table of Contents (A)
    Selected Law Journals: Table of Contents This list covers top ranked (A or A*) law journals selected from the ARC (Australian Research Council) ranked journal list and Asian law related journals of interest to the HKU community. Table of…
Rank this Week: 158

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
  • Feb 7

    Head of School Bookshelf, Winter, 2016 Edition

    Head of School Bookshelf, Winter, 2016 Edition
    For the cozy Sundays in New England, with snow lying all around (as it is this morning in Andover, MA), here’s the line-up of books I have put out on the Head of School bookshelf for faculty at Phillips Academy: … Continue…
  • Sep 30

    Introduction of George H.W. Bush at All School Meeting, Phillips Academy

    Introduction of George H.W. Bush at All School Meeting, Phillips Academy
    This morning, President George H.W. Bush and Mrs. Barbara Bush surprised our student body by joining us for All School Meeting in Cochran Chapel at Phillips Academy.  The All School Meeting featured Mary Kate Cary and the film she…
  • Sep 23

    Head of School Bookshelf, Fiction Edition, Fall, 2015

    Head of School Bookshelf, Fiction Edition, Fall, 2015
    A few times a year, I share a booklist with the Phillips Academy faculty and offer up copies of the selections on a bookshelf outside my office.  I’m going with an all-fiction Head of School bookshelf for Fall, 2015. Last ……
Rank this Week: 172

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
  • Feb 8

    New on the shelves: an ornate dissertation

    New on the shelves: an ornate dissertation
    Modern academic dissertations are typically rather dull visually, consisting almost entirely of typescript. In early modern Europe, however, dissertations could be quite ornate. The Rare Book Collection recently acquired one of these, a 1692…
  • Feb 8

    Amistad - Rare Book Room presentation and Film Screening

    Amistad - Rare Book Room presentation and Film Screening
    Amistad, The Search for a New Haven: Abolition, Freedom, and the Law In Honor of Black History Month February 10th @ 6:00PM, Rare Book Room| 6:30PM, Rm. 120 | Dinner Served This Black History Month, on February 10th, the Yale Black Law…
  • Feb 1

    Library Tip: Study Aid

    Library Tip: Study Aid
    Casebooks are essential to your studies but let’s face it, sometimes you just want something short and pithy to explain concepts. We can help with that! The Law Library Study Aids collection is on L3 in the Reference Room. The…
Rank this Week: 187

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: 197

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
  • Feb 8

    New on the shelves: an ornate dissertation

    New on the shelves: an ornate dissertation
    Modern academic dissertations are typically rather dull visually, consisting almost entirely of typescript. In early modern Europe, however, dissertations could be quite ornate. The Rare Book Collection recently acquired one of these, a 1692…
  • Feb 1

    New Yale Law Library exhibit: "Free Tom Mooney!"

    New Yale Law Library exhibit: "Free Tom Mooney!"
    A hundred years ago, a bomb explosion was the pretext that San Francisco authorities needed to prosecute the militant left-wing labor organizer Tom Mooney on trumped-up murder charges. Mooney’s false conviction set off a 22-year…
  • Jan 13

    New on the shelves: Venetian decree

    New on the shelves: Venetian decree
    Cataloging is now complete on a significant addition to our Italian statute collection: two bound volumes containing 204 Venetian “Parte Presas”, dating from 1574 to 1655. A “parte presa” is an individual decree issued…
Rank this Week: 219

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 29

    Oregon Commission on Judicial Fitness and Disability: Report on Judge Vance Day

    Oregon Commission on Judicial Fitness and Disability: Report on Judge Vance Day
    The Oregonian has posted the Oregon  Commission on Judicial Fitness and Disability report to the Oregon Supreme Court on Marion County Circuit Court Judge Vance Day. You can find the report’s link at their 1/25/16 article:…
  • Jan 29

    The 2015 Oregon Revised Statutes are (almost) Now Online

    The 2015 Oregon Revised Statutes are (almost) Now Online
    Legislative Counsel just reported that the 2015 ORS will become available on Sunday, January 30 (I think they mean Sunday the 31st – or maybe Saturday the 30th?): “Note: The Oregon Revised Statutes will be unavailable Sunday,…
  • Jan 28

    Oregon House and Senate 2016 Bill

    Oregon House and Senate 2016 Bill
    The short session Oregon Legislative 2016 bills are now online. As of this moment, however, the 2015 Oregon Revised Statutes (ORS) are still NOT online, but if you’re very lucky you may click on that link one day, even one moment from…
Rank this Week: 257

Library Stuff

Library Stuff

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

http://www.librarystuff.net
  • Feb 9

    Hoopla Announces Deal with Ingram

    Hoopla Announces Deal with Ingram
    “Library service provider Hoopla Digital today announced a new agreement with Ingram through which publishers working with Ingram’s CoreSource Plus digital distribution service can offer public library patrons instant access to…
  • Feb 9

    92% of college students prefer print books to e-books, study find

    92% of college students prefer print books to e-books, study find
    “If you imagine millennials are just young people entranced by their cellphones or tablet computers, you might want to think again. According to a new study, 92% of college students would rather do their reading the old-fashioned way,…
  • Feb 9

    Queens Library goes after ex-CEO for $200G

    Queens Library goes after ex-CEO for $200G
    “Didn’t he have a library card? The ex-CEO of the Queens Library expensed books he bought on Amazon for his Kindle, the library says in court papers.The library filed the complaint about Thomas Galante in a countersuit to recover…
Rank this Week: 265

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: 285

Jenkins Law Library Blog

Jenkins Law Library Blog

Covers technology and legal research.

https://www.jenkinslaw.org/blog
  • Feb 4

    Start your legal research with Jenkins' Resource Guide

    Start your legal research with Jenkins' Resource Guide
    Do you need help finding a place to start your legal research? Check out Jenkins' Resource Guides. Compiled by Jenkins' Reference Librarians, these guides highlight the sources available to Jenkins' members in the library and remotely on your…
  • Jan 28

    Jenkins' Research Tip: Prime Rate for 2016

    Jenkins' Research Tip: Prime Rate for 2016
    According to Pa.R.C.P. 238, the calculation of damages for delay is based upon the prime rate in the first edition of the Wall Street Journal for a particular year (see Pa.R.C.P. 238 for more detail on how rate is calculated).  A…
  • Jan 21

    Jenkins' On Your Desktop: First Series of the Regional Reporters on LLMC Digital

    Jenkins' On Your Desktop: First Series of the Regional Reporters on LLMC Digital
    LLMC Digital is a great member resource for historical materials. Their "Special Focus Collections" contain a variety of periodicals, reporters, and other legal reference materials. These include the first series of the Regional Reporters,…
Rank this Week: 318

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/
  • Feb 2

    Explore Content – Lexis Advance

    Explore Content – Lexis Advance
    Yesterday Lexis Advance released its Explore Content feature which allows researchers to browse sources by subject or by jurisdiction.  This is something I have been waiting on for a while as it allows a researcher to drill down to the…
  • Jan 27

    Almanac of the Federal Judiciary

    Almanac of the Federal Judiciary
    Law students looking to apply for federal clerkships will want to be aware of the library’s subscription to the Almanac of the Federal Judiciary.  Now available electronically, the Almanac provides biographical information for all…
  • Jan 7

    New ProQuest Databases Boast Expansive Collection

    New ProQuest Databases Boast Expansive Collection
    Indian Claims Insight Indian Claims Insight is a database covering 1789- present that allows researchers to trace the history of specific claims made by Indian Nations and access associated full text documents. The database includes compiled…
Rank this Week: 319

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: 377

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: 433

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: 431

CT Judicial Law Libraries' NewsLog

CT Judicial Law Libraries' NewsLog

Covers recent legal developments, legal practice tools, and law library resources in Connecticut.

http://ersa.jud.ct.gov/lawlibnews/Lists/Posts/AllPosts.aspx
  • Nov 25

    History of Thanksgiving Proclamation

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

    Administrative Appeal Supreme Court Opinion - 11/23/2015

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

    Family Law Appellate Court Opinions - 11/23/2015

    Family Law Appellate Court Opinions - 11/23/2015
    Category: Recent Decisions;Family Opinions Body: AC37980 - O’Brien v. O’Brien ("The dispositive issue raised by the plaintiff in the present appeal is whether, after remand, the court improperly skewed its equitable distribution…
Rank this Week: 496

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/
  • Feb 9

    Trial Team Needs Volunteer Witnesse

    Trial Team Needs Volunteer Witnesse
    Have you ever wondered how to support the best Trial Team in Cleveland without donating money? Well you’re in luck! C|M|Law’s trial team is looking for volunteers to be witnesses to borrow a few friends to prepare for TYLA…
  • Feb 8

    Bloomberg Law Refresher Research Certificate Seminar Tomorrow

    Bloomberg Law Refresher Research Certificate Seminar Tomorrow
    The Bloomberg Law Refresher Research Certificate Seminar is tomorrow, February 8nd, 4:50pm-5:50pm, in Law Library Room A059.   Here are key points about the Law Library Research Certificate Seminars this Spring 2016 semester: You do not…
  • Feb 8

    Print Statutory Text Only in Westlaw

    Print Statutory Text Only in Westlaw
    As you know, the annotated statutes that you pull up in Westlaw may come with  pages and pages of references and annotations. While these research enhancements are useful, sometimes you just want the plain text of the statute. Save time…
Rank this Week: 511

BLS Library Blog

BLS Library Blog

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

http://www.blslibrary.com/
  • Feb 5

    BLS Library Pre-Oscar Movie Night

    BLS Library Pre-Oscar Movie Night
    During the week leading up to Oscar Night 2016, the Brooklyn Law School Library will host a Pre-Oscar Movie Night. The event showcases the Prof. Robert Pitler movie collection of more than 1500 DVDs. Click on the link to see the complete list…
  • Jan 30

    Watergate Revisited

    Watergate Revisited
    The 43rd anniversary of the January 30, 1973 convictions of former Nixon aides G. Gordon Liddy and James W. McCord Jr. for conspiracy, burglary and wiretapping in connection with the break-in at the Watergate hotel brings to mind the…
  • Jan 29

    Seminar Paper Workshop

    Seminar Paper Workshop
    Are you struggling with selecting a topic for your seminar paper or suffering from writers’ block? Help is on the way. At 4:00 pm on Thursday, February 4, Prof. Fajans and Librarian Kathy Darvil will run their semi-annual workshop on…
Rank this Week: 540

Lex Scripta

Lex Scripta

From the Dallas Association of Law Librarians.

http://dallnet.blogspot.com/
  • Jan 11

    NYPL Labs Remix Residency

    NYPL Labs Remix Residency
    New York Public Library offers its first Virtual $2,000 residency to do transformative things with its digital collection!http://www.nypl.org/help/about-nypl/fellowships-institutes/remixTimeline: February 19, 2016 -> March 11, 2016…
  • Dec 16

    Access to Court Opinions Expands - UELMA is Model

    Access to Court Opinions Expands - UELMA is Model
    Richard Leiter, Director of the Library, at University of Nebraska College of Law commented that the change adopted by the Nebraska Supreme Court was rolled out after two years of planning with the goal of being UELMA compliant.  In…
  • Nov 28

    The 37 Java API Packages Claimed by Oracle against Google

    The 37 Java API Packages Claimed by Oracle against Google
    Have you ever wondered what the 37 Java API packages (application programming interface) are in the dispute between Oracle and Google?They can be found in the footnotes in pages 7 and 8 of the decision in May 9,…
Rank this Week: 526

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
  • Feb 9

    Animals on Trial: Formal Legal Proceedings, Criminal Acts, and Torts of Animal

    Animals on Trial: Formal Legal Proceedings, Criminal Acts, and Torts of Animal
    Trial of a Sow and Pigs at Lavegny, from The Book of Days: A Miscellany of Popular Antiquities in Connection with the Calendar, Including Anecdote, Biography, & History, Curiosities of Literature and Oddities of Human Life and Character,…
  • Feb 8

    Transition from the Lunar Calendar to the Western Calendar Under Chinese Law

    Transition from the Lunar Calendar to the Western Calendar Under Chinese Law
    Today is the New Year’s Day on the Chinese lunar calendar (阴历, also known as the “rural calendar” (农历)). As explained in my previous blog post, Happy Lunar New Year!, the New Year’s Day…
  • Feb 5

    Not Another Baseball Post – Pic of the Week

    Not Another Baseball Post – Pic of the Week
    For today’s Pic of the Week, the blog team asked me to do something in honor of the Super Bowl this Sunday (as if writing about baseball meant I’d enjoy doing a football post instead!). So I went into our catalog and tried to find…
Rank this Week: 549

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: 595

Depraved Librarian

Depraved Librarian

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

http://depravedlibrarian.wordpress.com
Rank this Week: 607

Library Boy

Library Boy

Features legal research news. By Michel-Adrien Sheppard.

http://micheladrien.blogspot.com/
  • Feb 9

    Supreme Court of Canada Hearings Calendar for February 2016

    Supreme Court of Canada Hearings Calendar for February 2016
    The Supreme Court of Canada has published its calendar of appeal hearings for November 2015. To find out more about any particular case, the Court's website has a section that allows users to find docket information, case summaries as…
  • Feb 8

    BC Law Institute Starts Project on Cost Effective Ways of Hiring Lawyer

    BC Law Institute Starts Project on Cost Effective Ways of Hiring Lawyer
    The British Columbia Law Institute (BCLI) has started a Financing Litigation Legal Research Project to examine "a myriad of new, upcoming, and unconventional ways to hire lawyers for cost-effective representation, rather than relying on the…
  • Feb 4

    Interview With Law Library of Congress Rare Book Cataloguer Anna Bryan

    Interview With Law Library of Congress Rare Book Cataloguer Anna Bryan
    In Custodia Legis, the blog of the Law Library of Congress in Washington, has been running an interview series featuring members of the library staff. The series started in late October 2010.The most recent interview is with Anna Bryan, Rare…
Rank this Week: 660

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: 620

Legal Commentary on Proposition 8…

Legal Commentary on Proposition 8 and the Right to Marry

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

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

    Farewell

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

    Hiatus from my usual schedule of blogging

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

    Legal news this month

    Legal news this month
    Domestic partnership
Rank this Week: 623

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: 701

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: 703

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/
  • Feb 8

    Teaching Technology: Deans’ Roundtable at Tech Show

    Teaching Technology: Deans’ Roundtable at Tech Show
    [NOTE: Please welcome guest blogger, Michael J. Robak, Associate Director/Director of Information Technologies, Leon E. Bloch Law Library, University of Missouri - Kansas City.] This year’s ABA Tech Show is from March…
  • Jan 28

    The Rise of the Tech-Savvy Unicorn...err...Laywer

    The Rise of the Tech-Savvy Unicorn...err...Laywer
    I received multiple forwards of this article entitled "The Rise of the Tech-Savvy Lawyer." Apparently, I can't just enjoy things anymore. I thought it was a good article. I found much in it that I liked. A properly balanced individual…
  • Jan 12

    In the Age of Google, Law Librarians Manage Your Time, People, and Money

    In the Age of Google, Law Librarians Manage Your Time, People, and Money
    image [cc] Alex Proimos I saw mentioning of The Wall Street Journal opinion piece by Steve Barker, “In the Age of Google, Librarians Get Shelved,” this weekend, but didn’t actually read it until this morning. I found the…
Rank this Week: 808

Seattle University Law Library…

Seattle University Law Library INFO

Covers legal news, legal research and library news.

http://lawlibraryblog.seattleu.edu/
  • Feb 8

    Today in Legal History: Dawes Severalty Act Signed, Tribes Further Dispossessed

    Today in Legal History: Dawes Severalty Act Signed, Tribes Further Dispossessed
    On February 8, 1887, President Grover Cleveland signed the Dawes Act, dividing up tribal lands into plots for individuals to farm.  The effect of the Act was to weaken tribes, break up traditional families, and put Indian lands into…
  • Feb 1

    Social Justice Monday: Racial Disparities in Our Criminal Justice System

    Social Justice Monday: Racial Disparities in Our Criminal Justice System
    Racial Disparities in Our Criminal Justice System: How Did We Get Here Social Justice Monday—Monday, February 1, 2016 Submitted by Jeanna McLellan, Electronic Services Assistant The United States incarcerates more people than any other…
  • Jan 29

    Today in Legal History: First Librarian of Congress Appointed

    Today in Legal History: First Librarian of Congress Appointed
    On January 29, 1802, President Thomas Jefferson appointed John J. Beckley as the first Librarian of Congress. Beckley was a political supporter of Jefferson and campaigned on his behalf. Beckley served as both the Clerk of the House of…
Rank this Week: 807

Trial Advocacy Blog

Trial Advocacy Blog

Focuses on trial advocacy. From Temple University's Beasley School of Law.

http://indexhtml.blogspot.com/
  • Mar 11

    Temple Law alum vies for vacant Montana Supreme Court seat

    Temple Law alum vies for vacant Montana Supreme Court seat
    Copyright 2014 Great Falls TribuneAll Rights ReservedGreat Falls Tribune (Montana)March 9, 2014 Sunday1 EditionSECTION: A; Pg. 1LENGTH: 1677 wordsHEADLINE: 15 vie for vacant state Supreme Court seatBYLINE: By, John S.…
  • Nov 21

    Samuel Pond and Jerry Lehocky Create Trial Advocacy Scholarship at Temple University Beasley School of Law

    Samuel Pond and Jerry Lehocky Create Trial Advocacy Scholarship at Temple University Beasley School of Law
    Once classmates, now law partners, attorneys Samuel H. Pond and Jerry M. Lehocky have found a way to give back to the institution that launched their highly successful careers in law. The two partners at Philadelphia-based Pond Lehocky Stern…
  • Nov 14

    August/September 2013 Law Library Acquisition

    August/September 2013 Law Library Acquisition
    Administrative LawFederal administrative law / by Gary Lawson.Lawson, Gary, 1958-St. Paul, Minn. : West, c2013.TZ2 L445 2013 Administrative Law Developments in Administrative Law and Regulatory Practice, 2012 / edited by Jeffery S. …
Rank this Week: 821

Virtual Library Cat's Eye View

Virtual Library Cat's Eye View

Features news and views from Ernester, the Hofstra School of Law Deane Law Library Virtual Cat.

http://deanelawlibrary.blogspot.com/
  • Oct 2

    Farewell

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

    Constitutional Protections For Mobile Phone Pass Codes?

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

    New CRS Report: Dark Web

    New CRS Report: Dark Web
    You have probably heard of the Deep Web, but how much do you know about the Dark Web?  Discover more about the dark web in Kristin Finklea's CRS Report entitled - you've guessed it - Dark Web.  "This report illuminates information…
Rank this Week: 905

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/
  • Aug 21

    Accessing and Using TWEN

    Accessing and Using TWEN
    Many professors use TWEN for their courses.  To use it, you'll need to activate the WestlawNext password that you received at orientation. This student guide to TWEN has detailed instructions for setting up and using TWEN. If you have any…
  • Jul 13

    The Blog Goes on Vacation

    The Blog Goes on Vacation
    The blog is taking a brief break for the summer, but it will return! There may be periodic posts now and again, so feel free to check back. Anticipate regular posts again in the fall, and thank you for your readership.
  • 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…
Rank this Week: 906

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: 971

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
  • Feb 9

    The History of Black History Month

    The History of Black History Month
    Black History Month, also known as African American History Month, celebrates the contributions that African Americans have made to American history and recognizes the struggle for freedom and equality. Historian and former Dean of Howard…
  • Feb 8

    Links We Love Weekly Round-Up — February 8, 2016

    Links We Love Weekly Round-Up — February 8, 2016
    What a Million Syllabuses Can Teach Us Over the past two years, we and our partners at the Open Syllabus Project (based at the American Assembly at Columbia) have collected more than a million syllabuses from university websites. We have…
  • Feb 4

    Did You Know?

    Did You Know?
Rank this Week: 1006

Legal Research is EASY

Legal Research is EASY

Covers basic legal research. By Bret Christensen.

http://legalresearchiseasy.blogspot.com/
  • Feb 8

    Tomaaato, Tomahto

    Tomaaato, Tomahto
    In today's news, we read where SCOTUS Chief Justice John Roberts sold upwards of $500,000 of Microsoft stock shortly before the SCOTUS agreed to hear a case involving Microsoft.  The champion of the Constitution (unless he's ruling on…
  • Feb 1

    Word of the Month for February 2016: Domestic Violence

    Word of the Month for February 2016: Domestic Violence
    For the record, during the months of November through January, the legal world, for the most part, slows down.  For the most part.  Today, we've had three domestic violence cases come through out doors and one of them involved a guy…
  • Jan 25

    Tell Me A Story

    Tell Me A Story
    The other day I had an attorney come up to me and asked if I would be a soundboard.  Seems attorney was going into trial in a day, or so, and needed some critique on their opening statement to the jury.45 mintues later, my brain had…
Rank this Week: 960

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
  • Feb 8

    Lexis Advance Quicklaw webinar

    Lexis Advance Quicklaw webinar
    The library has organized a Lexis Advance Quicklaw webinar on Wednesday February 17th from 1:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m. Here are some of the new features and functionality that will be highlighted in the webinar: Learn to search the broadest…
  • Feb 8

    Human Rights Law research guide

    Human Rights Law research guide
    New! We’ve added a Human Rights Law research guide to our Research Guides page. Use this guide as a starting point when researching Canadian, American, European and International human rights law.
  • Feb 8

    Recent Acquisitions, February 1 – February 8, 2016

    Recent Acquisitions, February 1 – February 8, 2016
    0 new acquisitions in Osgoode Hall Law School Library: Some books have cover images provided by Google. All other data © Osgoode Hall Law School.
Rank this Week: 978

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 20

    Lexis Refresher Sessions: 30 Minutes to a Better Memo

    Lexis Refresher Sessions: 30 Minutes to a Better Memo
    Lexis representative Teal Taylor will be offering three on-campus training sessions, which will cover research skills such as secondary sources, Terms & Connectors searching, and starting research with a statute. To sign up, visit the…
  • Jan 5

    Prof. Magee Authors Midfullness Article in ABA Journal

    Prof. Magee Authors Midfullness Article in ABA Journal
    USF Law Professor Rhonda Magee has an article in the January 2016 issue of the ABA Journal titled Life Experience And Cognitive Science Deepen The Case For Mindfulness In The Law (Click here to open a copy of the full...
  • Jan 4

    Happy 2016! - Law Library Hours Week of Jan 4-10

    Happy 2016! - Law Library Hours Week of Jan 4-10
    We're open, but will be operating with limited hours during the first week of January. Our regular hours resume on the first day of classes, January 11.
Rank this Week: 941

National Indian Law Library --…

National Indian Law Library -- News

Covers Native American legal issues, published by the National Indian Law Library, a public law library devoted to federal Indian and tribal law.

http://nilllibrary.blogspot.com/
  • Feb 5

    NILL added new content to the Indian Law Bulletins on 2/05

    NILL added new content to the Indian Law Bulletins on 2/05
    U.S. Courts of Appeals Bulletin http://www.narf.org/nill/bulletins/cta/2016cta.htmlHayes v. Delbert Services Corp. (Payday Loans - Debt Collection) U.S. Federal Trial Courts Bulletin http://www.narf.org/nill/bulletins/dct/2016dct.htmlWright…
  • Jan 29

    NILL added new content to the Indian Law Bulletins on 1/29

    NILL added new content to the Indian Law Bulletins on 1/29
    U.S. Supreme Court Bulletin http://www.narf.org/nill/bulletins/sct/2015-2016update.htmlPetition for certiorari in White v. Regents of the University of California, et al. (Federal Rules of Civil Procedure - "Required Party") was denied on…
  • Jan 25

    NILL added new content to the Indian Law Bulletins on 1/25

    NILL added new content to the Indian Law Bulletins on 1/25
    U.S. Supreme Court Bulletin http://www.narf.org/nill/bulletins/sct/2015-2016update.html Menominee Indian Tribe of Wisconsin v. U.S. (Limitation of Actions) was decided on 1/25/16.
Rank this Week: 1215

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/
  • Feb 3

    Low-income Washingtonians Need Legal Help

    Low-income Washingtonians Need Legal Help
    This fall the state Office of Civil Legal Aid published a new report (commissioned by the Supreme Court and prepared by a team at WSU) describing the frequency and type of legal needs of low-income state residents: 2015 Washington State Civil…
  • Jan 28

    Data Privacy Day

    Data Privacy Day
    Today is Data Privacy Day. According to Wikipedia, it began in Europe, with the Council of Europe's Data Protection Day. The date was chosen to mark the anniversary of the Council of Europe's Convention for the Protection of Individuals with…
  • Jan 20

    Law Firm Search Engine

    Law Firm Search Engine
    Need information about local law firms? Looking for a source of free legal research? Try the new Law Firm Search Engine!http://lawfirmsearchengine.com/Developed by librarian Jeffrey H. Buckley, this search engine allows you to search…
Rank this Week: 1046

Instructional Technology

Instructional Technology

A blawg by Darlene Cardillo, an Instructional Technologist at Albany Law School, dedicated to issues related to instructional technology in general and especially as it relates to legal education.

http://albanylawtech.wordpress.com/
  • Feb 1

    Lecture Capture Anyone?

    Lecture Capture Anyone?
    After several years of using portable audio recorders to record classes for students and Adobe Presenter to add narration to PowerPoint Presentations, Albany Law School has moved to the Panopto lecture capture system for these…
  • Jan 29

    They’re Not Paying Attention! What Can We Do?

    They’re Not Paying Attention! What Can We Do?
    According to a recent study published in the Journal of Media Education, university students are not paying attention in class. They spend 20% of their time in class doing things on their digital devices that have nothing to do…
  • Oct 2

    Who Likes What?

    Who Likes What?
    Recently, Campus Technology polled hundreds of education professionals to ask them which products they think are truly the best. So here’s what they said (in Campus Technology’s first-ever higher education…
Rank this Week: 1132