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beSpacific

beSpacific

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

http://www.bespacific.com/
  • Oct 19

    Ebola crisis in West Africa brings hightened focus to need for vaccine

    Ebola crisis in West Africa brings hightened focus to need for vaccine
    WSJ – Ebola Vaccine Push Ramps Up – After Years of Delay, Researchers Rush to Field Test a Shot to Prevent the Disease “The world had little interest in Ebola in 1997, which is why cell biologist Nancy J. Sullivan…
  • Oct 19

    The Role of Interbank Relationships and Liquidity Need

    The Role of Interbank Relationships and Liquidity Need
    Craig, Ben R. and Fecht, Falko and Tumer-Alkan, Gunseli, The Role of Interbank Relationships and Liquidity Needs (October 17, 2014). FRB of Cleveland Policy Discussion Paper No. 14-21. Available at SSRN: http://ssrn.com/abstract=2511334…
  • Oct 19

    Returning to the Nest: Debt and Parental Co-Residence Among Young Adult

    Returning to the Nest: Debt and Parental Co-Residence Among Young Adult
    Dettling, Lisa J. and Hsu, Joanne W., Returning to the Nest: Debt and Parental Co-Residence Among Young Adults (September 2, 2014). FEDS Working Paper No. 2014-80. Available for download at SSRN: http://ssrn.com/abstract=2511411…
Rank this Week: 27

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
  • Oct 19

    New Media and Old Metaphors—Fort Lauderdale, FL

    New Media and Old Metaphors—Fort Lauderdale, FL
    Nova Southeastern University Shepard Broad Law Center, in conjunction with the Nova Law Review, and NSU Sports and Entertainment Law Society will organize the 2015 annual Nova Law Symposium, New Media and Old Metaphors, February 12-13, 2015.…
  • Oct 19

    Comparative Constitutional Amendment—Boston, MA

    Comparative Constitutional Amendment—Boston, MA
    Boston College Law School and the International Association of Constitutional Law’s Research Group on Constitution-Making and Constitutional Change invite submissions for a full-day workshop on comparative constitutional amendment, to…
  • Oct 19

    Comparative Constitutional Law—Milan, Italy

    Comparative Constitutional Law—Milan, Italy
    The University of Milan’s Department of National and Supranational Public Law and the Younger Comparativists Committee of the American Society of Comparative Law welcome the submission of papers for a full-day workshop on comparative…
Rank this Week: 53

Slaw

Slaw

A Canadian cooperative weblog on all things legal.

http://www.slaw.ca
  • Oct 19

    No Agreement on Legal Aid Funding

    No Agreement on Legal Aid Funding
    Justice ministers from across Canada met in Alberta this week to discuss funding for legal aid, but no agreement was reached. According to provincial justice ministers, legal aid used to be shared equally with the federal government. However,…
  • Oct 19

    Summaries Sunday: Maritime Law Book

    Summaries Sunday: Maritime Law Book
    Summaries of selected recent cases are provided each week to Slaw by Maritime Law Book. Every Sunday we present a precis of the latest summaries, a fuller version of which can be found on MLB-Slaw Selected Case Summaries at…
  • Oct 19

    Summaries Sunday: SOQUIJ

    Summaries Sunday: SOQUIJ
    Every week we present the summary of a decision handed down by a Québec court provided to us by SOQUIJ and considered to be of interest to our readers throughout Canada. SOQUIJ is attached to the Québec Department of…
Rank this Week: 61

Library Stuff

Library Stuff

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

http://www.librarystuff.net
  • Oct 19

    War of words: Book purge called necessary, but pains Chattanooga Public Library supporter

    War of words: Book purge called necessary, but pains Chattanooga Public Library supporter
    Chattanooga’s Public Library is shedding books by the thousands. Over the past two years, Library Director Corinne Hill has reduced the library’s collection by nearly half. She says it’s part of a national trend —…
  • Oct 18

    Mayor’s Office proposes letting police check out library patron information

    Mayor’s Office proposes letting police check out library patron information
    “The Omaha Mayor’s Office would like law enforcement officials to be able to access personal information from Omahans’ library cards in emergencies, setting off a debate over patrons’ privacy. Mayor Jean…
  • Oct 18

    Sensing subversion, China throws the book at kids’ librarie

    Sensing subversion, China throws the book at kids’ librarie
    “When she got off school last Thursday, Huang Qiufeng, the high spirited 12-year old daughter of migrant workers, dropped by the local library in this scruffy village on the outskirts of Beijing, as she does from time to time. She found…
Rank this Week: 307

Scholarly Communications @ Duke

Scholarly Communications @ Duke

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

http://blogs.library.duke.edu/scholcomm/
  • Oct 19

    GSU appeal ruling — the more I read, the better it seem

    GSU appeal ruling — the more I read, the better it seem
    Those of us who heard the oral arguments in the Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals last November, in which the publishers appeal of the District Court ruling favoring fair use in their copyright infringement lawsuit against Georgia State was…
  • Oct 17

    A reversal for Georgia State

    A reversal for Georgia State
    The Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals has issued its ruling in the publisher appeal of a district court decision that found most instances of electronic reserve copying at Georgia State to be fair use.  The appellate court ruling is 129…
  • Oct 9

    Jury instructions go missing

    Jury instructions go missing
    Jury instructions are one of those things that few people, not even most lawyers, think about very often.  But if you are involved in a trial, they can be vitally important.  The ways in which juries are instructed on particular…
Rank this Week: 579

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 19

    Legal Forms Libguide

    Legal Forms Libguide
    Are you researching for various subject specific forms and would like to have all the resources in one place?  Try the Legal Forms Guide, this guide provides lists of major sets (like Bender's, American Jurisprudence and more),…
  • Oct 17

    Current State Statutes now online

    Current State Statutes now online
    Most of us look online for state statutes anyway.  Now it is official - to get the current statutes for states*, you should look either on Lexis Advance, Westlaw Next, Bloomberg Law or the web.On the web, you can find links to all of the…
  • Oct 16

    Texas, A Major Presence in the Legal New

    Texas, A Major Presence in the Legal New
    The State of Texas is much in the legal news these past couple of days, with mixed results for its legislature.On the one hand, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit reinstated Texas’s voter ID law. Read more here.On the other…
Rank this Week: 460

Guilford Centre Weblog

Guilford Centre Weblog

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

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

    Lexis ‘Secret Advantage’

    Lexis ‘Secret Advantage’
        Posted on behalf of Annie Chauhan, LexisNexis student rep ATTENTION LPC STUDENTS Lexis are running the ‘Secret Advantage’ programme again. They have mapped LexisPSL content to the complete syllabuses for the…
  • Oct 19

    LexisNexis Halloween Quiz

    LexisNexis Halloween Quiz
      Posted on behalf of Annie Chauhan, LexisNexis student rep Dear students, This year LexisNexis at Guildford are running a Halloween Quiz, the FIRST PRIZE is a KINDLE EREADER!! To enter please pop into one of the Lexis drop in…
  • Oct 16

    BBC Radio 4: Law in Action

    BBC Radio 4: Law in Action
    To mark 30 years of this programme, Law in Action has broadcast a special debate. The programme has brought together a distinguished panel – the former Lord Chief Justice Lord Judge, Deputy President of the…
Rank this Week: 58

Legal Informatics Blog

Legal Informatics Blog

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

http://legalinformatics.wordpress.com
  • Oct 19

    Salamanca and van Eechoud: Open Legal Data for Europe: Report on LAPSI-openlaws workshop

    Salamanca and van Eechoud: Open Legal Data for Europe: Report on LAPSI-openlaws workshop
    Olivia Salamanca and Mireille van Eechoud have posted Open Legal Data for Europe, a report on a workshop organized by openlaws.eu and LAPSI, at the University of Amsterdam, 4 September 2014. Here is a description of the report, from a…
  • Oct 19

    COLPM Futures Conference 2014: Storify, links, and resource

    COLPM Futures Conference 2014: Storify, links, and resource
    COLPM Futures Conference 2014, the annual conference of the College of Law Practice Management, was held 16-17 October 2014 at Suffolk University Law School in Boston, Massachusetts, USA.. The event Website and program are available at:…
  • Oct 14

    Seattle LegalTech Startup Weekend 2014: Results, storify, and resource

    Seattle LegalTech Startup Weekend 2014: Results, storify, and resource
    Seattle LegalTech Startup Weekend was held 10-12 October 2014 in Seattle, Washington, USA. The event Website is at: http://www.up.co/communities/usa/seattle/startup-weekend/4218 The pitches made at the event are listed at:…
Rank this Week: 79

ThomChat

ThomChat

Thomas Jefferson School of Law Library Blog

http://tjsllibrary.wordpress.com
  • Oct 18

    Research Review Refresher

    Research Review Refresher
    Here are some helpful videos to help with your research: THE RESEARCH PLAN: USING SECONDARY SOURCES: For a complete list, go to: http://tjsl.libguides.com/Tutorial
  • Oct 1

    In rural America, there are job opportunities and a need for lawyer

    In rural America, there are job opportunities and a need for lawyer
    In 2013, South Dakota attracted national attention when it became the first—and so far, only—state to pay young lawyers to relocate permanently to rural areas. Read entire…
  • Sep 12

    Soundproofing/Noise Reduction & Audio-visual technology

    Soundproofing/Noise Reduction & Audio-visual technology
    Circulation/reserve librarian, Torin Andrews, attended “InfoComm 2014″ in Las Vegas this past June. Here is Torin’s summary of his experience at “InfoComm 2014″: “InfoComm 2014, the annual conference and…
Rank this Week: 1936

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/
Rank this Week: 642

Et Seq. - The Harvard Law School…

Et Seq. - The Harvard Law School Library Blog

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

http://etseq.law.harvard.edu/
Rank this Week: 1969

Library Boy

Library Boy

Features legal research news. By Michel-Adrien Sheppard.

http://micheladrien.blogspot.com/
  • Oct 17

    September/October 2014 Issue of AALL Spectrum

    September/October 2014 Issue of AALL Spectrum
    The September/October 2014 issue of AALL Spectrum, a monthly publication of the American Association of Law Libraries, is available. Among this month's selection of articles:Public Relations: Outstanding Achievements: "The marketing strategy…
  • Oct 16

    Updated Library of Parliament Publication on Bulk Water Removal

    Updated Library of Parliament Publication on Bulk Water Removal
    The Library of Parliament recently updated its background paper on Bulk Water Removals: Canadian Legislation : "For decades, Canadians have been raising concerns about the possibility of fresh water being removed from…
  • Oct 16

    Canadian Library Association Feliciter Issues for August and September 2014

    Canadian Library Association Feliciter Issues for August and September 2014
    The August and September issues of Feliciter, the journal of the Canadian Library Association (CLA), are available on line:Volume 60, Issue 4 (August 2014) - 2014 Annual General Meeting held in Victoria, British ColumbiaVolume 60,…
Rank this Week: 870

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
  • Oct 17

    A Moving Story – Pic of the Week

    A Moving Story – Pic of the Week
    Hey!  Does the Law Library Reading Room think that they get to have all the fun? Stand back Public Services Division! We’ll see your 40,000 volume move to temporary space pending the construction of the new and improved Law Library…
  • Oct 16

    Found Objects: Things We Uncovered During the Move

    Found Objects: Things We Uncovered During the Move
    David S. Mao, Law Librarian of Congress; Jim Martin; Margaret Wood; Aga Pukniel; and Agata Tajchert contributed to this post. Have you ever moved out of a house and found yourself lingering over objects that you had once thought…
  • Oct 15

    An Interview with Glenn Ricci, Lead Information Technology Specialist

    An Interview with Glenn Ricci, Lead Information Technology Specialist
    This week’s interview is with Glenn Ricci, lead information technology specialist in the Office of Strategic Initiatives at the Library of Congress.  Glenn has produced videos and webcasts for various Law Library events.  Most…
Rank this Week: 312

Cincinnati Law Library Blog

Cincinnati Law Library Blog

Covers laws and cases, with a focus on Cincinnati and Ohio. By the Cincinnati Law Library Association.

http://cincinnatilaw.blogspot.com/
  • Oct 17

    Parents whose parental rights have been terminated not entitled to delayed appeal, rules Ohio Supreme Court

    Parents whose parental rights have been terminated not entitled to delayed appeal, rules Ohio Supreme Court
    Court News Ohio reports that the Supreme Court of Ohio ruled yesterday that a parent whose parental rights have been terminated in court proceedings are not entitled to a delayed appeal pursuant to Ohio Appellate Rule 5(A). Generally, under…
  • Oct 16

    Rules for guardians in Ohio likely ready in 2015

    Rules for guardians in Ohio likely ready in 2015
    The Ohio Supreme Court has stated that rules for standardized policies in adult guardianship cases will likely not be finalized until sometime in 2015, the Columbus Dispatch reports. In May 2014, the Court published proposed rules, which have…
  • Oct 13

    Attorney-client privilege concerns when using Gmail: Is client consent required?

    Attorney-client privilege concerns when using Gmail: Is client consent required?
    Does using Gmail or Google Apps for Business raise ethical problems for lawyers? The ABA Journal and Texas Lawyer (sub. req.) have recently reported on this issue, and conclude that the answer is unclear. The central problem arises from…
Rank this Week: 2711

TSLL TechScans

TSLL TechScans

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

http://tslltechscans.blogspot.com/
  • Oct 17

    New report offers recommendations to improve usage, discovery and access of e-content in librarie

    New report offers recommendations to improve usage, discovery and access of e-content in librarie
    A group of professionals from libraries, content providers and OCLC have published Success Strategies for Electronic Content Discovery and Access, a white paper that identifies data quality issues in the content supply chain and offers…
  • Oct 7

    "Court" and "Jurisdiction" in RDA

    "Court" and "Jurisdiction" in RDA
    At its meeting in November, the Joint Steering Committee for the Development of RDA (JSC) will be considering several recommendations submitted by the JSC Technical Working Group intended to clarify the use of "court" and "jurisdiction" and…
  • Oct 1

    The hidden costs of ebooks for academic librarie

    The hidden costs of ebooks for academic librarie
    Despite the convenience and attraction of e-books, they actively discourage intense reading and deep learning, according to Peter C. Herman, in a Septemer 29, 2014 post to the Times of San…
Rank this Week: 3748

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
  • Oct 17

    Free Federal Tax Law Research: Legalbitstream and More

    Free Federal Tax Law Research: Legalbitstream and More
    About once a quarter we’re asked about where to find IRS Private Letter Rulings and other IRS documents that used to be tough to find outside a law library that subscribed to expensive tax databases and treatises. You can still ……
  • Oct 16

    Fourth Annual Oregon Archives Crawl (10/18/14)

    Fourth Annual Oregon Archives Crawl (10/18/14)
    Fourth Annual Oregon Archives Crawl (Portland-based) Saturday, October 18th 10:00 AM to 3:00 PM “Everyone is invited to join us for the 4th Oregon Archives Crawl this October in celebration of Oregon Archives Month. Travel between…
  • Oct 14

    Where to Find Superseded Oregon Administrative Rules (OAR) and the Oregon Bulletin

    Where to Find Superseded Oregon Administrative Rules (OAR) and the Oregon Bulletin
    You can link to this Superseded OAR grid from our What’s New and our Document Index (under the letter O) pages and – wonk alert – see a picture of first page of the first Oregon Administrative Rule Bulletin, from ……
Rank this Week: 416

Oregon Legal Research

Oregon Legal Research

Features news, tips, and information about Oregon legal research.

http://blog.oregonlegalresearch.com/
  • Oct 17

    Free Federal Tax Law Research: Legalbitstream and More

    Free Federal Tax Law Research: Legalbitstream and More
    About once a quarter we’re asked about where to find IRS Private Letter Rulings and other IRS documents that used to be tough to find outside a law library that subscribed to expensive tax databases and treatises. You can still ……
  • Oct 16

    Fourth Annual Oregon Archives Crawl (10/18/14)

    Fourth Annual Oregon Archives Crawl (10/18/14)
    Fourth Annual Oregon Archives Crawl (Portland-based) Saturday, October 18th 10:00 AM to 3:00 PM “Everyone is invited to join us for the 4th Oregon Archives Crawl this October in celebration of Oregon Archives Month. Travel between…
  • Oct 14

    Where to Find Superseded Oregon Administrative Rules (OAR) and the Oregon Bulletin

    Where to Find Superseded Oregon Administrative Rules (OAR) and the Oregon Bulletin
    You can link to this Superseded OAR grid from our What’s New and our Document Index (under the letter O) pages and – wonk alert – see a picture of first page of the first Oregon Administrative Rule Bulletin, from ……
Rank this Week: 3600

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/
  • Oct 17

    Snapshot of Ohio via Docket

    Snapshot of Ohio via Docket
    A recent blog in the Columbus Dispatch takes a look at the numbers coming from dockets filed in Ohio in 2013. The blog points out some good news: fewer crimes, foreclosures and trials. An interesting oddity from the article is that in 2013…
  • Oct 16

    Hot Off the Presses: Our Updated Health Law and Bioethics Research Guide

    Hot Off the Presses: Our Updated Health Law and Bioethics Research Guide
    For those students trying to attain a certificate in Health Law (and those students interested in Health Law), we proudly present our newly updated Health Law and Bioethics research guides. You should check ‘em out!
  • Oct 15

    Improve Your Health Law Research with Health Affair

    Improve Your Health Law Research with Health Affair
    Researching health law often means that you’re juggling a wide number of sources, ranging from regulations and agency guidance to interdisciplinary journal articles. You can enhance your health law research by adding a simple search in…
Rank this Week: 715

Law Library of Congress: Research…

Law Library of Congress: Research Reports

Legal commentary and recommended resources on issues and events with legal significance from the Law Library of Congress.

http://www.loc.gov/law/help/current-topics.php
  • Oct 17

    Investor Visa

    Investor Visa
    The Law Library of Congress is proud to present a new report, Investor Visas. This report examines types of visas and visa requirements granted to people who invest in a foreign country. Austria, France, Germany, Italy, and Spain do not…
  • Oct 16

    European Union: ECJ Invalidates Data Retention Directive

    European Union: ECJ Invalidates Data Retention Directive
    The Law Library of Congress is proud to present a new report, European Union: ECJ Invalidates Data Retention Directive. In April 2014, the Grand Chamber of the European Court of Justice (ECJ) declared Directive 2006/24/EC (the Data Retention…
  • Oct 16

    Israel: Legal Aspects of Prisoner Exchange

    Israel: Legal Aspects of Prisoner Exchange
    The Law Library of Congress is proud to present a new report, Israel: Legal Aspects of Prisoner Exchanges. Israel has engaged in prisoner-swap deals numerous times throughout its history. The release of members of organizations it considers…
Rank this Week: 1739

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
  • Oct 17

    Habeas Appellate Court Opinion -10/17/2014

    Habeas Appellate Court Opinion -10/17/2014
    Category: Recent Decisions;Habeas Opinions Body: AC34454 - Joseph v. Commissioner of Correction (Habeas; "The petitioner claims that the habeas court erred in concluding that his trial counsel, Attorney Thomas E. Farver, rendered effective…
  • Oct 16

    Juvenile Law Appellate Court Opinions - 10/16/2014

    Juvenile Law Appellate Court Opinions - 10/16/2014
    Category: Recent Decisions;Juvenile Law Opinions Body: AC36721 - In re Kylik A. (Termination of parental rights; "The respondent mother, Denice S., appeals from the judgments of the trial court rendered in favor of the petitioner, the…
  • Oct 14

    Insurance Law Supreme Court Opinion - 10/14/2014

    Insurance Law Supreme Court Opinion - 10/14/2014
    Category: Recent Decisions;Insurance Law Opinions;Declaratory Judgment Opinions Body: SC18975 - Connecticut Ins. Guaranty Assn. v. Drown ("This certified appeal presents us with two issues of first impression in Connecticut, specifically: (1)…
Rank this Week: 661

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: 2

Pappas Law Library Blog

Pappas Law Library Blog

From the Boston University School of Law.

http://bulawinteractive.org/libraryblog/
  • Oct 17

    Chat with a Reference Librarian on LiveChat

    Chat with a Reference Librarian on LiveChat
    Did you know that as a law school student you can remotely chat with the reference librarians? LiveChat is available during normal reference hours, and it is fast and easy to use, even on your phone. To access it, just go to…
  • Oct 17

    Friday Fun Fact.

    Friday Fun Fact.
    Ever wondered WHY libraries, like new cars, have a smell all their own? Click on the image below to discover the answer:   http://www.iflscience.com/chemistry/where-does-smell-old-books-come
  • Oct 15

    Research on International Human Rights Law

    Research on International Human Rights Law
    Few topics get more attention around the world than human rights, but many students are uncertain about the source and scope of those rights. If you are researching the topic, the library’s research guide is one starting place. As with…
Rank this Week: 2240

Un blog pour l'information…

Un blog pour l'information juridique

By Emmanuel Barthe.

http://www.precisement.org/blog/
Rank this Week: 522

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/
  • Oct 17

    Former Washington Supreme Court Justice Robert Utter Die

    Former Washington Supreme Court Justice Robert Utter Die
    Justice Robert Utter, a UW Law grad '54, and former Justice on the Washington State Supreme Court, passed yesterday at 84.Justice Utter served on the King County Superior Court (1959-69), the Washington Court of Appeals (1969-71), and the…
  • Oct 15

    Street Harassment is NOT Okay!

    Street Harassment is NOT Okay!
    Have you ever experienced being groped or harassed while on public transit, in crowd or maybe even just walking down a sidewalk in broad daylight?  If so, did you report it?Sadly, many victims of harassment are hesitant to report…
  • Oct 13

    Indigenous Peoples' Day

    Indigenous Peoples' Day
    By unanimous resolution last week, the Seattle City Council declared the second Monday in October (that's today!) Indigenous Peoples' Day in Seattle. See Seattle Swaps Columbus Day For "Indigenous Peoples' Day", NPR, Oct. 12, 2014; Seattle to…
Rank this Week: 898

Boston College Legal Eagle

Boston College Legal Eagle

Features news and research updates from the legal information librarians at Boston College Law School.

http://bclegaleagle.blogspot.com/
  • Oct 17

    Justice Department announces new policy on waivers of ineffective assistance of counsel

    Justice Department announces new policy on waivers of ineffective assistance of counsel
    On October 14, 2014, Deputy Attorney General James M. Cole, circulated a memorandum to all federal prosecutors announcing a new policy on waivers of ineffective assistance of counsel claims: Federal prosecutors should no longer seek…
  • Sep 30

    Terrific Source for Researching International Law in U.S. Court

    Terrific Source for Researching International Law in U.S. Court
    The American Society of International Law (ASIL) has just re-launched a terrific source for researching international law in U.S. courts, "i.lex," at http://ilex.asil.org/"i.lex" is an online database for selected U.S. federal and state…
  • Sep 8

    New Lexis Advance enhancements!

    New Lexis Advance enhancements!
    If you logged in to Lexis Advance this morning, September 8th, you saw the new and enhanced user interface.  The selection wheel is gone and the option to browse topics and sources has moved. This video provides the highlights.…
Rank this Week: 1915

Seattle University Law Library…

Seattle University Law Library INFO

Covers legal news, legal research and library news.

http://lawlibraryblog.seattleu.edu/
  • Oct 17

    Hospital Mergers: Shrinking or Growing Access to Health Care?

    Hospital Mergers: Shrinking or Growing Access to Health Care?
    Social Justice Monday – October 13th, 2014 Submitted by Justin Abbasi, Law Library Intern Dean Annette Clark moderated a discussion on healthcare access with Leah Rutman from the ACLU of Washington and Janet Chung from Legal Voice.…
  • Oct 16

    This Week in Legal History

    This Week in Legal History
    Formal Transfer of Alaska Territory to the United States, October 18, 1867 Although considered foolish at the time, the United States bought the Alaska territory for $7,200,000 from Russia at the behest of William Seward, Secretary of State.…
  • Oct 15

    Law Library Access Policy

    Law Library Access Policy
    The Seattle University Law Library access policy is posted on our website. If you have questions about access or unauthorized patrons, please do not hesitate to contact the Law Library Circulation staff on the 2nd floor of the library.…
Rank this Week: 1169

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/
  • Oct 17

    Patent Trolls: How to Spot Them

    Patent Trolls: How to Spot Them
    What is a patent troll? A search on Google of course turns up results galore offering a biased view. If you're headed to court, you need a legal definition. It's the legal writing tip that sometimes going with a neutral, factual definition…
  • Oct 14

    Patent Trolls, Patent Holding Companies, and a Wealth of Blogging Opportunitie

    Patent Trolls, Patent Holding Companies, and a Wealth of Blogging Opportunitie
    Podcast entrepreneur Adam Carolla was leading a legal fight against Personal Audio---variously considered a patent troll or a patent holding company depending on who's telling the story. Mr. Carolla had a Fund Anything Campaign to raise…
  • Oct 9

    Court of the Planet of the Apes?

    Court of the Planet of the Apes?
    The Supreme Court has ruled that corporations are legal persons.  What about chimpanzees?  A New York Appeals Court is considering this issue and may expand our concept of legal personhood.  Lawyer Steven Wise has filed suit on…
Rank this Week: 802

Nevada Supreme Court Library

Nevada Supreme Court Library

Covers legal research tips. By Paula Doty and Christine Timko.

http://nvsctlawlib.blogspot.com/
  • Oct 16

    It's That Time of Year - CLE Requirements and Opportunitie

    It's That Time of Year - CLE Requirements and Opportunitie
    Have you started thinking about CLE credits?  Credits must be earned by December 31, 2014, though you have until March 1, 2015 to return your signed compliance form.    The Nevada Board of Continuing Legal Education mails…
  • Oct 15

    Pro Bono Week 2014

    Pro Bono Week 2014
    Pro Bono Week is October 19th through 25th.  Nevada Legal Services and the Volunteer Attorneys for Rural Nevadans will hold an Ask a Lawyer/Self-Help Clinic at the Supreme Court Library on Thursday, October 23rd from 10 a.m. to 4…
  • Oct 6

    New Book: Internet Legal Research on a Budget

    New Book: Internet Legal Research on a Budget
    Internet Legal Research On a Budget by Carole A. Levitt and Judy K. Davis“Internet Legal Research on a Budget will help you quickly find the best free or low-cost resources online and use them for your research needs. The authors…
Rank this Week: 814

The Fred Parks Law Library Blog

The Fred Parks Law Library Blog

Covers legal news and resources. From the South Texas College of Law.

http://thefredparkslawlibrary.blogspot.com/
  • Oct 16

    Throwback Thursday: Hispanic Heritage Month

    Throwback Thursday: Hispanic Heritage Month
    by Heather Kushnerick, Special Collections Librarian & College ArchivistIn honor of Hispanic Heritage Month we go back to 1992 with the dedication of the E.J. Salcines Student Lounge. A member of the STCL class of '63, Judge Salcines…
  • Oct 15

    Collection Spotlight - Hispanic Heritage Month

    Collection Spotlight - Hispanic Heritage Month
    by Barbara Szalkowski, Senior Catalog LibrarianNow Appearing in the Library!Sonia Sotomayor is thefirst Hispanic Justice on theUnited States Supreme Court.
  • Oct 9

    Throwback Thursday: legal research edition

    Throwback Thursday: legal research edition
    By Heather Kushnerick, Special Collections Librarian & College ArchivistWe know you have memos and papers due soon - get thee to the library!Margaret Walford, '48, John W. Newman, Walton E. Boyd. This photo was taken as a part of a book…
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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/
  • Oct 16

    The Next Target

    The Next Target
    Previously I posted on some knowledge gained at the Bridgeway Conference in Nashville. I wanted to add one more item to the list.Jeff Paquin, who now works with Bridgeway, gave a presentation called Legal Department 2050. He started by…
  • Oct 14

    Listening to Client

    Listening to Client
    Last week I was able to attend the Bridgeway Customer Connective Conference in Nashville. Unlike many of the conferences I attend, this one is directed at clients, not law firms. One of the sessions I attended really got my attention. Pratik…
  • Oct 1

    The Exponential Law Firm - Part 4

    The Exponential Law Firm - Part 4
    The following is the final part of a 4 part post expanding on my short introduction to an ILTA session entitled, Do Robot Lawyers Dream of Billable Seconds? If you have not yet listened to the full session (and you have nothing…
Rank this Week: 815

UB Law Library Blog

UB Law Library Blog

Features news from the UB Law Library.

http://libweb.lib.buffalo.edu/blog/law
  • Oct 16

    Knock It Off With The Knockoff

    Knock It Off With The Knockoff
    If there is one piece of my wardrobe that I consider a staple, hands down it’s my chucks. If you need to ask what color, clearly you don’t recall my philosophy from the Law Library’s fashion exhibit. Generations have enjoyed…
  • Oct 15

    Participation for Professors & Their Pets Exhibit Needed

    Participation for Professors & Their Pets Exhibit Needed
    The librarians at Lockwood are currently planning an exhibit and we need your help. The exhibit, “Professors and Their Pets” will coincide with this semester’s Stress Relief Days, held at Lockwood and the Health Sciences…
  • Oct 15

    New Tax Collection Available Through HeinOnline

    New Tax Collection Available Through HeinOnline
    From HeinOnline: “The complete archive publication of the Tax Foundation are now available online in HeinOnline. Many of the titles have been long out-of-print, while others are still being published today! More than 980 titles are…
Rank this Week: 3983

Old Fox's KM blotter

Old Fox's KM blotter

Covers knowledge management.

http://0ldfox.blogspot.com/
  • Oct 16

    A Pump War?

    A Pump War?
    linkA Pump War?nytimes.comA Pump War?by Thomas L. Friedman  Oct. 14, 2014  3 min read  originalIs it just my imagination or is there a global oil war underway pitting the United States and Saudi Arabia on…
  • Oct 15

    Remove SunriseBrowse Ads (Virus Removal Guide)

    Remove SunriseBrowse Ads (Virus Removal Guide)
    Remove SunriseBrowse Ads (Virus Removal Guide): 'via Blog this'link
  • Oct 12

    Morris on Hillary

    Morris on Hillary
    Bill Clinton's wife....By Dick Morris, former political adviser to President Bill ClintonIf you happen to see the Bill Clinton five minute TV ad for Hillary in which he introduces the commercial by saying he wants to share some…
Rank this Week: 1935

TMLL Library News

TMLL Library News

Covers current affairs, legal research, statutes and weblogs. From the Thurgood Marshall Law Library at the University of Maryland School of Law.

http://umlaw.typepad.com/tmll_news/
  • Oct 16

    BNA Publications on Bloomberg Law

    BNA Publications on Bloomberg Law
    Several Bloomberg BNA Books, Manuals and Portfolios have been recently added to Bloomberg Law. You can now access the following publications through the Legal Analysis and News tab on the Bloomberg Law Menu Bar: Bloomberg BNA Books: The…
  • Oct 2

    O'ctober Library Hours and Library Acce

    O'ctober Library Hours and Library Acce
    Click here for the Library's Access Policy
  • Oct 2

    O Say, Have You Heard About Artemi

    O Say, Have You Heard About Artemi
    The library now has access to Gale’s new Artemis Primary Sources portal, available via the Library's databases page. By marrying two of our most extensive legal history resources, The Making of Modern Law (MOML) and Eighteenth Century…
Rank this Week: 3762

BLS Library Blog

BLS Library Blog

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

http://www.blslibrary.com/
  • Oct 16

    Bluebooking & Research Review Sessions for First Year

    Bluebooking & Research Review Sessions for First Year
    The Library will hold two “Bluebooking with Success” sessions for first year students.  The presenter will be Professor Janet Sinder, Library Director.  Students may attend either session; no sign-up is…
  • Oct 13

    7 Habits of Highly Effective New Lawyer

    7 Habits of Highly Effective New Lawyer
    Right now, you are focused on being a highly effective law student so you can land a good job after you graduate.  Have you ever stopped to think, though, about what characteristics and qualities will help you to succeed after you accept…
  • Oct 10

    Supreme Court Website Gets A Makeover

    Supreme Court Website Gets A Makeover
    This past Monday, the Supreme Court Website displayed a new and improved look. According to their press release, the reorganized menu and new, horizontal format make navigating the site easier and more efficient. Some of the most…
Rank this Week: 4875

CWSL Library News

CWSL Library News

From the California Western School of Law.

http://blogs.cwsl.edu/blog/library/
  • Oct 16

      Spooky reserve desk

      Spooky reserve desk
  • Oct 15

    1st floor Reference collection

    1st floor Reference collection
      The reference collection is your go-to stop for tools to help you connect content in legal work.  The collection includes encyclopedias, dictionaries, directories, indexes, Shepard’s titles, AM Jur 2nd, CJS, and other…
  • Oct 6

    Library exterior repair

    Library exterior repair
    Work Scheduled for Library Exterior October 9-31   The north side of the Law Library (facing the freeway) is scheduled for needed stucco repairs beginning Thursday, October 9. Work is expected to last until October 31, barring unforeseen…
Rank this Week: 3475

BLAWg IN Bloom: The Indiana Law…

BLAWg IN Bloom: The Indiana Law Library Blog

Covers legal news, legal resources, and library information. From the Indiana University Maurer School of Law.

http://www.law.indiana.edu/lawlibrary/blawg
  • Oct 16

    Found in the Stacks: Cowboy Litigation

    Found in the Stacks: Cowboy Litigation
    Cowboy Litigation: Cattle and the Income Tax by Harold L. Oppenheimer and James D. Keast, The Interstate Printers & Publishers, 1968. KF 1730 .06 This book is part of a series on the inner workings of cowboys—there is also a Cowboy…
  • Oct 10

    Know Your Court Rule

    Know Your Court Rule
    When it comes to case preparation, we typically think of preparatory aspects like the rules of criminal/civil procedure, evidence, prepping the client, and properly researching the case to make sure all of our statutes and regulations…
  • Oct 8

    Found in the Stacks: Revenuers and Moonshiner

    Found in the Stacks: Revenuers and Moonshiner
    Revenuers and Moonshiners: Enforcing Federal Liquor Law in the Mountain South, 1865-1900 by Wilbur R. Miller, UNC Press, 1991. HJ 5021 .M55 1991 A little slice of history, this book looks at moonshiners in the reconstruction era. Moonshiners…
Rank this Week: 911

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/
  • Oct 16

    EQUALITY - aka RESPECT

    EQUALITY - aka RESPECT
    Massachusetts is struggling with a problem that keeps popping up in the news. And people keep being stunned and amazed.Women in this state make 70 cents for every dollar that men make.And that is in this bastion of education, liberalism, and…
  • Oct 14

    Can you be a librarian without a library?

    Can you be a librarian without a library?
    So, I have been teaching and nothing else for a while, and working on identity issues.Am I still a librarian?Hell, yeah.Always and forever, baby. I can't stop. I can't drop it.My students are my patrons now, I guess.Don't get me wrong. I am…
  • Oct 9

    FCC says Conference Centers & Hotels May Not Block Visitors' Wi-Fi Hotspot

    FCC says Conference Centers & Hotels May Not Block Visitors' Wi-Fi Hotspot
    The FCC has reached an agreement with Marriott to pay a $60,000 penalty to resolve their investigation into a complaint that employees of a Marriott-managed conference center were sending de-authentication packets to prevent exhibitors and…
Rank this Week: 790

Pace Law Library Blog

Pace Law Library Blog

Covers criminal law, environmental law, immigration law, international law, law and technology, as well as special posts for law students, legal research and writing, and professional responsibility.

http://library.blogs.law.pace.edu/
  • Oct 16

    New Additions to Our Law in Film Collection

    New Additions to Our Law in Film Collection
    The following are the most recent additions to our Law in Film collection. This collection is housed on the library’s main level in the student lounge. All Pace Law Library patrons with borrowing privileges may check any of these films…
  • Oct 15

    Guide to Law Online Offers Free Public Access to Federal Material

    Guide to Law Online Offers Free Public Access to Federal Material
    Via In Custodia Legis, the Library of Congress announced that through an agreement with William S. Hein & Co., it will now offer free online access to historical U.S. legal materials, which include the following: United States Code…
  • Oct 10

    Ten Tips for Better Legal Writing from Bryan Garner

    Ten Tips for Better Legal Writing from Bryan Garner
    Check this article from the ABA Journal “Ten Tips for Better Legal Writing” to help you produce better legal papers through research, understanding, and proofreading.…
Rank this Week: 922

Cleveland Law Library Weblog

Cleveland Law Library Weblog

Informs local attorneys of major legal developments important to their practice. By Sue Altmeyer.

http://suealtmeyer.typepad.com/cleveland_law_library_web/
  • Oct 16

    Tech Thursday: Staying Safe When You're On Public Wi-Fi

    Tech Thursday: Staying Safe When You're On Public Wi-Fi
    When you are out and using a free Wi-Fi network, you may actually be on a hacker-run router. Fox News' Kim Komando gives us three of the most popular methods that hackers use and how to protect yourself in her...
  • Oct 10

    ABA Partnering with Rocket Lawyer to Help Small Businesses Find Legal Service

    ABA Partnering with Rocket Lawyer to Help Small Businesses Find Legal Service
    The October issue of Law Technology News contains an interesting article on the ABA's new partnership with Rocket Lawyer. According to the article, these organizations are "teaming up to explore innovative solutions to a vexing legal…
  • Oct 7

    Top-Level Domain Names .Lawyer and .Attorney Available for Lawyer Web Site

    Top-Level Domain Names .Lawyer and .Attorney Available for Lawyer Web Site
    Lawyers-you may not know that there are 2 top-level domain names available for you to use when you create a web site. According to ICANN, both .Lawyer and .Attorney are both available from the registry maintained by IANA (Internet Assigned...
Rank this Week: 1424

Election Law @ Moritz

Election Law @ Moritz

Information and insight on the laws governing federal, state and local elections. By the Moritz College of Law.

http://moritzlaw.osu.edu/electionlaw/
Rank this Week: 4526

The Blackacre Times

The Blackacre Times

Features research tips, pop culture, and legal news. By the Georgia State University Law Library.

http://theblackacretimes.com/
  • Oct 16

    Pro Bono: Give Back before You Graduate

    Pro Bono: Give Back before You Graduate
    In honor of ABA’s Pro Bono week (Oct. 19-25), here is some information about the many opportunities in which you can gain hands-on experience helping your community while still in law school. In order to help you gain real world…
  • Oct 10

    Don’t Worry Be Happy

    Don’t Worry Be Happy
    by Murtaza Khwaja As fall strikes Atlanta, with cool winds blowing away the long summer days and bringing us a cornucopia of pumpkin flavored everything, from our coffees to tree leaves, students in the law school may be feeling trapped,…
  • Oct 8

    The Supreme Court Is Back

    The Supreme Court Is Back
    It’s October, which means the Supreme Court of the United States is back in business. The Court started hearing oral arguments on  Monday, October 6th. The following are a few helpful resources for those interested in keeping…
Rank this Week: 660

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
  • Oct 16

    Building Grit, Tenacity, and Perseverance While Teaching Legal Research

    Building Grit, Tenacity, and Perseverance While Teaching Legal Research
    Kristina Niedringhaus of Georgia State University College of Law Library and Carolyn Broering-Jacobs of Cleveland State University, Cleveland Marshall College of Law gave a spirited and honest discussion about the emergence of grit as a best…
  • Oct 15

    Staff Spotlight

    Staff Spotlight
    Aithyni Rucker, the CPD’s Diversity Career Opportunity Coordinator, was published in this month’s NALP bulletin.  Her article is entitled The Diversity Professional: Getting Your CSO in the Game Through Creative…
  • Oct 15

    ALR Student’s Corner: North Carolina Corporation Law and Practice Form

    ALR Student’s Corner: North Carolina Corporation Law and Practice Form
    Practice Forms provide law students and attorneys with practical advice on various procedural aspects of litigation. Form books supply attorneys with the boiler-plate language that is standard for a particular legal form. The attorney can…
Rank this Week: 874

Law Library of Congress: News and…

Law Library of Congress: News and Events

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

http://www.loc.gov/law/news/
  • Oct 15

    Free Public Access to Federal Materials on Guide to Law Online

    Free Public Access to Federal Materials on Guide to Law Online
    Through an agreement with the Library of Congress, the publisher William S. Hein & Co., Inc. has generously allowed the Law Library of Congress to offer free online access to historical U.S. legal materials from HeinOnline. These titles…
  • Oct 7

    Law Library Reading Room Relocates, Temporarily Close

    Law Library Reading Room Relocates, Temporarily Close
    As part of a major renovation project, the Law Library Reading Room, located in Room LM 201 in the James Madison Memorial Building of the Library of Congress, 101 Independence Ave. SE, Washington, D.C., will be closed on Friday, Oct. 10 and…
  • Sep 26

    Congress.gov: Removing the Beta Label and New Enhancement

    Congress.gov: Removing the Beta Label and New Enhancement
    Today on the Law Library of Congress blog, In Custodia Legis, the Law Library of Congress announced the removal of the beta label and the September enhancements to Congress.gov. Some of the new features include a new Resources section, more…
Rank this Week: 1743

The Goodson Blogson

The Goodson Blogson

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

http://dukelawref.blogspot.com/
  • Oct 15

    Free Access to Federal Law

    Free Access to Federal Law
    The Law Library of Congress has just announced an agreement with legal publisher William S. Hein which provides free public access to historical federal publications, including the United States Code, U.S. Reports, Code of Federal…
  • Oct 7

    Pattern Jury Instructions, Online and Off

    Pattern Jury Instructions, Online and Off
    Effective on October 6, North Carolina Bar Association members can no longer access the state's Pattern Jury Instructions (PJI) online through the Fastcase research service. Private vendor CX Corp is now the exclusive online source for North…
  • Sep 28

    Guide to International Legal Research 2014

    Guide to International Legal Research 2014
    The Goodson Law Library recently received the 2014 edition of the Guide to International Legal Research, available for consultation in the Reference Collection on level 3. The George Washington International Law Review first published the…
Rank this Week: 1881

The Gavel

The Gavel

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

http://law.okcu.edu/?cat=19
  • Oct 15

    Information Overload & Emotional Wellness – Part 1

    Information Overload & Emotional Wellness – Part 1
    Today is Information Overload Day, in recognition of a growing problem in the modern world. Information overload occurs when you are trying to deal with more information than you are able to process. The result is either that you delay…
  • Oct 13

    US Supreme Court Declines to Hear Same-Sex Marriage Case

    US Supreme Court Declines to Hear Same-Sex Marriage Case
    By: Molly McClure, Reference AssistantOn Monday, October 6, 2014, the United States Supreme Court declined to decide whether states have the right to ban gay marriage. The court rejected appeals that prohibited gay marriage, without comment,…
  • Oct 8

    Law Library Study Rooms are Available!

    Law Library Study Rooms are Available!
    Need  a little more private spcae to study solo or with classmates? The law library has eleven study rooms available for students to take advantage of for group or individual study.Rooms 169, 170, and 180 are located in 1 … Read…
Rank this Week: 361