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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: 6

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 9

    UNPUBLISHED OPINION: Davis v. Montana Patriot, LLC

    UNPUBLISHED OPINION: Davis v. Montana Patriot, LLC
    The Montana Supreme Court has issued an Unpublished Opinion in the following matter: CIVIL – JUSTICE COURT APPEAL DA 15-0331, 2016 MT 32N, CARL E. AND COLLEEN R. DAVIS, Defendants and Appellants, v. MONTANA PATRIOT, LLC, Plaintiff and…
  • Feb 9

    UNPUBLISHED OPINION: Matter of T.A.D.

    UNPUBLISHED OPINION: Matter of T.A.D.
    The Montana Supreme Court has issued an Unpublished Opinion in the following matter: CRIMINAL – JUVENILE DA 15-0042, 2016 MT 31N, IN THE MATTER OF T.A.D., A Youth.
  • Feb 9

    OPINION: State v. Ballinger

    OPINION: State v. Ballinger
    The Montana Supreme Court has issued an Opinion in the following matter: CRIMINAL – DANGEROUS DRUGS DA 15-0544, 2016 MT 30, STATE OF MONTANA, Plaintiff and Appellee, v. DEAN JASON BALLINGER, Defendant and Appellant.
Rank this Week: 17

beSpacific

beSpacific

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

http://www.bespacific.com/
  • Feb 13

    U.S. Global Health Budget Tracker

    U.S. Global Health Budget Tracker
    Kaiser Foundation: “The U.S. Global Health Budget Tracker is now updated with new data from the President’s budget request. You can use this interactive tool to compare funding levels for different global health program areas,…
  • Feb 13

    Bridges, highways, roads in America in critical disrepair

    Bridges, highways, roads in America in critical disrepair
    A Country Breaking Down, Elizabeth Drew, The New York Review of Books: “The near-total failure of our political institutions to invest for the future, eschewing what doesn’t yield the quick payoff, political and physical, has left…
  • Feb 13

    Database of 48 million pirated research papers is focus of litigious revolt against paywall

    Database of 48 million pirated research papers is focus of litigious revolt against paywall
    Meet the Robin Hood of Science by Simon Oxenham – The tale of how one researcher has made nearly every scientific paper ever published available for free to anyone, anywhere in the world. “On September 5th, 2011, Alexandra…
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 12

    CFP: Teaching Methods Section Newsletter

    CFP: Teaching Methods Section Newsletter
    The Newsletter for the AALS Section on Teaching Methods welcomes paper submissions on new ideas to implement ABA Standards, 302, 304, and 314. The deadline for submissions is Friday, February 28, 2016. More...
  • Feb 12

    Symposium: Ethical Lawyers in a Changing Profession — Washington, DC

    Symposium: Ethical Lawyers in a Changing Profession — Washington, DC
    Georgetown University Law Center will host The Georgetown Journal of Legal Ethics Volume XXIX Symposium entitled Remaining Ethical Lawyers in a Changing Profession on Friday, March 18, 2016. For more information and to...
  • Feb 12

    Indian Sports Mascots — Lawrence, KS

    Indian Sports Mascots — Lawrence, KS
    The University of Kansas School of Law presents the 20th Annual Tribal Law & Government Conference, Examining and Reconsidering Indian Mascots in the 21st Century, March 11, 2016.
Rank this Week: 24

Slaw

Slaw

A Canadian cooperative weblog on all things legal.

http://www.slaw.ca
  • Feb 12

    A2J DIY 5: Provide Some Services on a Flat-Rate Basi

    A2J DIY 5: Provide Some Services on a Flat-Rate Basi
    This post continues my discussion of remunerative practice models that improve access to justice. I spent a good bit of space in my post on unbundled services, also known as limited-scope retainers, dumping on the comprehensive…
  • Feb 12

    Promoting Better Practices – a Proactive Approach to Lawyer and Paralegal Regulation

    Promoting Better Practices – a Proactive Approach to Lawyer and Paralegal Regulation
    Among regulators across Canada, and internationally, there is increasing interest in proactive regulatory initiatives that focus on better practice management to achieve improved client service and professional conduct. Traditionally, law…
  • Feb 12

    “The Franchise”

    “The Franchise”
    Almost two years ago, I asked here on Slaw “Is It Time For A National Retail Law Firm?”. I argued that some twenty plus years on from the dawn of the national firm model in the business law context, there was a growing opportunity…
Rank this Week: 97

Judge Ben C. Green Law Library…

Judge Ben C. Green Law Library Blog

Features legal news and research guides. From Case Western Reserve University School of Law.

http://lawlibrary.case.edu/blog
  • Nov 9

    New Law Review format on display at Circ. Desk

    New Law Review format on display at Circ. Desk
    The Case Western Reserve Law Review has put a lot of really solid work into the typesetting and page layout of their journal. Besides some real benefits for their operation in the pre-production process, this reformatting makes the Law Review…
  • Nov 8

    The Day After – Looking at the Prediction

    The Day After – Looking at the Prediction
    The votes are still being counted in 27 states as of 5pm. However, the election has been called and President Barack Obama will serve an additional four years as President.
  • Nov 5

    Election Maps — Nov 5th — Election Eve Prediction

    Election Maps — Nov 5th — Election Eve Prediction
    Last Tuesday I posted the information from four election map sites. I have posted at the end of this blog the information from today for those same sites. Not surprisingly, not one of the maps has gone completely unchanged.
Rank this Week: 101

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: 159

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: 173

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: 185

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: 191

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 10

    The Amistad Case

    The Amistad Case
    The Lillian Goldman Law Library is proud to join with the Yale Black Law Students Association in remembering the most famous event in New Haven’s history, the Amistad case. In 1839 a group of Africans liberated themselves from the…
  • 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…
Rank this Week: 230

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
  • Feb 10

    A2J Words Matter: A Legal Resource Center is Not Always a Law Library (and vice versa)

    A2J Words Matter: A Legal Resource Center is Not Always a Law Library (and vice versa)
    A2J = Access to Justice: Words and Names Matter The Law Librarians at the State Of Wisconsin Law Library know that the difference between a Legal Resource Center or a Legal Information Center and a Law Library matters to Law Library patrons,…
  • Feb 10

    Legal Self-Help Clinic for Appeals (Minnesota)

    Legal Self-Help Clinic for Appeals (Minnesota)
    This a joint initiative of the Minnesota State Law Library and the Appellate Practice Section of the Minnesota State Bar Association. “New self-help clinic helps Minnesotans navigate appeals process,” posted Monday, February 8,…
  • 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:…
Rank this Week: 244

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: 248

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 14

    Film Screening: Racing Extinction

    Film Screening: Racing Extinction
    Wednesday, February 17, 2016 - 6:30pm - SLB 128 Please join the Yale Environmental Law Association, Yale Animal Law Society, the Visual Law Project, and the Lillian Goldman Law Library for a screening of Racing Extinction, which follows…
  • Feb 10

    The Amistad Case

    The Amistad Case
    The Lillian Goldman Law Library is proud to join with the Yale Black Law Students Association in remembering the most famous event in New Haven’s history, the Amistad case. In 1839 a group of Africans liberated themselves from the…
  • 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…
Rank this Week: 280

Jenkins Law Library Blog

Jenkins Law Library Blog

Covers technology and legal research.

https://www.jenkinslaw.org/blog
  • Feb 11

    Jenkins On Your Desktop: Pennsylvania Legislative Histories Collection

    Jenkins On Your Desktop: Pennsylvania Legislative Histories Collection
    Interested in the legislative intent of Pennsylvania enacted laws? Jenkins Law Library’s collection of nearly 1400 Pennsylvania legislative histories might be able to help. The Jenkins librarians have used the Pennsylvania Legislative…
  • 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…
Rank this Week: 303

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: 293

Library Stuff

Library Stuff

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

http://www.librarystuff.net
  • Feb 11

    EBSCO Information Services Introduces the Architectural Digest Magazine Archive™

    EBSCO Information Services Introduces the Architectural Digest Magazine Archive™
    “An extensive, searchable digital archive of the renowned design magazine Architectural Digest is now available from EBSCO Information Services. The Architectural Digest Magazine Archive™ includes cover-to-cover access to issues…
  • Feb 11

    Washington Park could have edge for Obama library

    Washington Park could have edge for Obama library
    “In the site-selection derby for the Barack Obama Presidential Center on Chicago’s South Side, Washington Park, surrounded by a gritty neighborhood, may have the edge over the more glamorous lakefront location of Jackson…
  • Feb 11

    Wikimedia Foundation removes The Diary of Anne Frank due to copyright law requirement

    Wikimedia Foundation removes The Diary of Anne Frank due to copyright law requirement
    “Today, in an unfortunate example of the overreach of the United States’ current copyright law, the Wikimedia Foundation removed the Dutch-language text of The Diary of a Young Girl—more commonly known in English as the…
Rank this Week: 307

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: 334

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: 365

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 12

    Pic of the Week: Monday is not Presidents’ Day – Or is it?

    Pic of the Week: Monday is not Presidents’ Day – Or is it?
    This coming Monday, February 15, we will celebrate the federal holiday, Washington’s Birthday. You may be thinking, “my calendar says Monday is ‘Presidents’ Day,’ not ‘Washington’s…
  • Feb 11

    Presidential Communications: A Beginner’s Guide

    Presidential Communications: A Beginner’s Guide
    This post is coauthored by Robert Brammer and Barbara Bavis, senior legal reference specialists. We sometimes receive questions about communications sent to Congress by the president that concern legislation. Since this post pertains…
  • Feb 10

    Meet govinfo, GPO’s Next Generation of Access to Federal Government Information

    Meet govinfo, GPO’s Next Generation of Access to Federal Government Information
    The following is a guest post by Christine McMahon and Amanda Colvin, Office of Programs, Strategy, and Technology, Government Publishing Office.   On February 3, 2016, the Government Publishing Office launched www.govinfo.gov, a…
Rank this Week: 397

Lex Scripta

Lex Scripta

From the Dallas Association of Law Librarians.

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

    AALL Members Vote Down the Proposed Name Change

    AALL Members Vote Down the Proposed Name Change
    Members of the American Association of Law Libraries voted overwhelmingly to keep its name; a name that goes back to its formation in 1906. 80.11% of those voting, voted to keep the name, while 19.89% were in favor of the name change to the…
  • 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…
Rank this Week: 480

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: 475

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 13

    GPO to Replace FDsys with Govinfo

    GPO to Replace FDsys with Govinfo
    This month, the U.S. Government Publishing Office issued a press release announcing the launch of www.govinfo.gov, designed to replace the Federal Digital System (FDsys) in 2017. A Government Publishing Office’s spokesman has called it…
  • Feb 12

    Presidents’ Day Library Hour

    Presidents’ Day Library Hour
    The Library will be open on Monday, February 15, 2016 from 9:00 am – 10:00 pm. Presidents’ Day is an American holiday celebrated on the third Monday in February. Originally established in 1885 in recognition of President George…
  • 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…
Rank this Week: 532

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 12

    USDA EIS Study on GMO Regulation

    USDA EIS Study on GMO Regulation
    The U.S. Department of Agriculture Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) recently announced its intention to prepare an Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) related to “potential changes to the regulations regarding the…
  • Feb 11

    This Just In: Social Justice Isn’t What You Think It I

    This Just In: Social Justice Isn’t What You Think It I
    What is social justice? . In Social Justice Isn’t What You Think It Is, Michael Novak and Paul Adams seek to clarify the true meaning of social justice and to rescue it from its ideological captors. In examining figures ranging from…
  • 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…
Rank this Week: 499

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: 569

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: 575

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

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Rank this Week: 589

Library Boy

Library Boy

Features legal research news. By Michel-Adrien Sheppard.

http://micheladrien.blogspot.com/
  • Feb 11

    Canadian Law Library Review 41.1 Now Available

    Canadian Law Library Review 41.1 Now Available
    Canadian Law Library Review issue 41.1 is now available online.It is the journal of the Canadian Association of Law Libraries.It is on the ISSUU platform that lets readers flip through the digital journal and zoom in to read. It is also…
  • 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…
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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: 663

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: 639

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: 725

Seattle University Law Library…

Seattle University Law Library INFO

Covers legal news, legal research and library news.

http://lawlibraryblog.seattleu.edu/
  • Feb 11

    Social Justice Monday: Envisioning a Different Criminal Justice System

    Social Justice Monday: Envisioning a Different Criminal Justice System
    Envisioning a Different Criminal Justice System: Alternatives to Incarceration Social Justice Monday—Monday, February 8, 2016 Submitted by Jeanna McLellan, Electronic Services Assistant Part Two of the Criminal Justice Reform Series…
  • 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…
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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 12

    NILL added new content to the Indian Law Bulletins on 2/12

    NILL added new content to the Indian Law Bulletins on 2/12
    U.S. Federal Trial Courts Bulletin http://www.narf.org/nill/bulletins/dct/2016dct.htmlDillon v. BMO Harris Bank, N.A.State Courts Bulletinhttp://www.narf.org/nill/bulletins/state/2016state.html In re E.R. (Indian Child Welfare Act -…
  • 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…
Rank this Week: 877

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: 896

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 11

    The AALL or ALI Vote is In... And It Is Loud and Clear

    The AALL or ALI Vote is In... And It Is Loud and Clear
    A few minutes ago, AALL President, Keith Ann Stiverson, made the announcement that the members of AALL voted down the proposed name change to Association for Legal Information: The proposal to change the name of American Association of Law…
  • Feb 10

    Lex Machina Releases the Attorney Data Engine

    Lex Machina Releases the Attorney Data Engine
    One of the best features that Lex Machina provides for Intellectual Property attorneys is their increased accuracy of information pulled from PACER. The improvements that Lex Machina has made on Cause-of-Action (CoA) and Nature- of-Suit (NoS)…
  • 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…
Rank this Week: 840

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.
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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: 860

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: 882

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. …
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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 11

    Upcoming Writing Competition

    Upcoming Writing Competition
    Eighth Annual Morris L. Cohen Student Essay Competition The Legal History and Rare Books (LH&RB) Section of the American Association of Law Libraries (AALL), in cooperation with Cengage Learning, announces the Eighth Annual Morris L.…
  • Feb 10

    Did You Know?

    Did You Know?
  • 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…
Rank this Week: 940

Law Firm Bottom_Line

Law Firm Bottom_Line

Discussion on cost recovery, legal information services contracts and legal research training.

http://lawfirmbottomline.wordpress.com
  • Dec 12

    A Major Shift – Transforming the Practice of Law

    A Major Shift – Transforming the Practice of Law
    We at Cable&Clark have evolved over the years, adapting to change and market needs. Right now, we are going through a major shift in our business model — a model that changes that way we deliver our services to clients ……
  • Dec 12

    A Major Shift – Transforming the Practice of Law

    A Major Shift – Transforming the Practice of Law
    We at Cable&Clark have evolved over the years, adapting to change and market needs. Right now, we are going through a major shift in our business model — a model that changes that way we deliver our services to clients … Continue reading…
  • Nov 14

    Change anyone?

    Change anyone?
    Everyone knows that change is inevitable. For law firms and their law libraries, significant change has occurred over the last decade and will continue for the unforeseen future. Change is a necessity for survival. I’ve been an advocate of…
Rank this Week: 953

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 12

    The Business of Gift

    The Business of Gift
    In honor of Valentine's Day, The Economics Daily (a blog and email alert service from the Bureau of Labor Statistics) highlights gift-related retail businesses. It might not surprise anyone who's shopped online or seen trucks delivering…
  • Feb 9

    Library Closed for Presidents' Day

    Library Closed for Presidents' Day
    Gallagher Law Library will be closed to the public this upcoming Monday, February 15, for the Presidents' Day Holiday. The Reference Office will also be closed. The Library will reopen per our usual schedule on Tuesday at 8:00 am.More…
  • 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…
Rank this Week: 1140

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: 1191

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: 1161

Jurisdynamics

Jurisdynamics

Describes the interplay between legal responses to exogenous change and the law's own endogenous capacity for adaptation. By Louis D. Brandeis Dean Jim Chen.

http://jurisdynamics.blogspot.com/
  • Dec 17

    Fables of the Reconstruction: Human Emotion and Behavioral Heuristics in Environmental Economic

    Fables of the Reconstruction: Human Emotion and Behavioral Heuristics in Environmental Economic
    James Ming Chen, Fables of the Reconstruction: Human Emotion and Behavioral Heuristics in Environmental Economics, available at http://ssrn.com/abstract=2705196 or http://bit.ly/FablesReconstruction: Environmental economics provides an…
  • Nov 3

    Momentary Lapses of Reason: The Psychophysics of Law and Behavior

    Momentary Lapses of Reason: The Psychophysics of Law and Behavior
    James Ming Chen, Momentary Lapses of Reason: The Psychophysics of Law and Behavior, available at http://ssrn.com/abstract=2683557 or http://bit.ly/MomentaryLapses: The conventional capital asset pricing model (CAPM) remains the preferred…
  • Aug 29

    Law on the market

    Law on the market
    Daniel Martin Katz, Michael James Bommarito, Tyler Soellinger & James Ming Chen, Law on the Market? Evaluating the Securities Market Impact of Supreme Court Decisions, available at http://ssrn.com/abstract=2649726 or…
Rank this Week: 1193