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Library Boy

Library Boy

Features legal research news. By Michel-Adrien Sheppard.

http://micheladrien.blogspot.com/
  • Apr 25

    News From Working Group on the Future of the Canadian Library Association

    News From Working Group on the Future of the Canadian Library Association
    This is a follow up to the Library Boy post of April 6, 2015 called New Blog on the Future of the Canadian Library Association.The Canadian Library Association (CLA) has been holding discussions with stakeholders in the library community on a…
  • Apr 25

    Adult and Youth Correctional Statistics in Canada

    Adult and Youth Correctional Statistics in Canada
    The Statistics Canada publication Juristat recently published 2 articles on the correctional system:Adult correctional statistics in Canada, 2013/2014: "In 2013/2014, on any given day, there were on average 139,337 adult offenders being …
  • Apr 23

    Upcoming Conference on Long-term Access to Government Information in the Digital Era

    Upcoming Conference on Long-term Access to Government Information in the Digital Era
    The Canadian Association of Research Libraries is organizing a conference called Leviathan North: Long-term Access to Government Information in the Digital Era at the St. James’ Cathedral Centre in Toronto on May 14-15, 2015:"Libraries,…
Rank this Week: 1001

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/
  • Apr 25

    Climate Change Impacts on Ocean and Coastal Law

    Climate Change Impacts on Ocean and Coastal Law
    Jurisdynamics is pleased to have received, courtesy of Oxford University Press, Climate Change Impacts on Ocean and Coastal Law: U.S. and International Perspectives (Randall S. Abate ed., 2015), available via…
  • Mar 1

    Leaps, Metes, and Bounds: Innovation Law and Its Logistic

    Leaps, Metes, and Bounds: Innovation Law and Its Logistic
    James Ming Chen, Leaps, Metes, and Bounds: Innovation Law and Its Logistics, http://ssrn.com/abstract=2571830 or http://bit.ly/LeapsMetesBounds: Economic analysis of technological innovation, diffusion, and decline often proceeds according to…
  • Jan 7

    Conducting empirical legal scholarship

    Conducting empirical legal scholarship
    The 15th annual workshop on Conducting Empirical Legal Scholarship, co-taught by Lee Epstein and Andrew D. Martin, will run from June 15-17, 2015, at Washington University in St. Louis. The workshop is for law school faculty, lawyers,…
Rank this Week: 1599

Slaw

Slaw

A Canadian cooperative weblog on all things legal.

http://www.slaw.ca
  • Apr 25

    Old Wine in New Bottle

    Old Wine in New Bottle
    Borrowing a well-worn title for this post seemed appropriate. I trust Milton Freidman, Noam Chomsky, the Pacific Lutheran University Wind Ensemble, or the countless others who have used the title before me won’t mind. I’m spending…
  • Apr 24

    The Friday Fillip: Friday’s Work

    The Friday Fillip: Friday’s Work
      For the next while the Friday Fillip will be a chapter in a serialized crime novel, interrupted occasionally by a reference you might like to follow up. Both this chapter of the book and the whole story up to this point can be had as…
  • Apr 24

    The Future of Legal Publishing

    The Future of Legal Publishing
    My opinion stands that it is not always wise to try and predict the future, certainly for the longer-term, however necessary it is to seek to do so. Unpredictable risk for companies is everywhere and the impact of getting things wrong can be…
Rank this Week: 104

Barco 2.0 : Law Library Reference

Barco 2.0 : Law Library Reference

From the librarians of the Barco Law Library, University of Pittsburgh School of Law.

http://barcorefblog.blogspot.com/
  • Apr 25

    Georgetown Law designs firm to help low-income individual

    Georgetown Law designs firm to help low-income individual
    Georgetown Law has announced that it has teamed up with law firms DLA Piper and Arent Fox to create a new nonprofit law firm designed to help low-income individuals with their civil law needs. Named the D.C. Affordable Law Firm (DCALF), it…
  • Apr 24

    Online Privacy: international report

    Online Privacy: international report
    A recent report from the Global Commission on Internet Governance states that online privacy protection should be built around a “social compact” that will safeguard the digital economy by boosting security and trust in…
  • Apr 16

    Update on HathiTrust govdoc

    Update on HathiTrust govdoc
    The latest Update on HathiTrust Activities  announces that the US Federal Government Documents Initiative report is now available, reporting on the status of the Hathi govdocs initiative as well as recommendations for future action and…
Rank this Week: 805

Pappas Law Library Blog

Pappas Law Library Blog

From the Boston University School of Law.

http://bulawinteractive.org/libraryblog/
  • Apr 25

    Massachusetts Public Notice

    Massachusetts Public Notice
    Looking for community information or a notice of a foreclosure or government contract?  You may want to try searching for public notices, which are typically published in local newspapers.  To locate recently published Massachusetts…
  • Apr 22

    FDsy

    FDsy
    The great website GPO Access, the home of official U.S. Government documents, has changed its format as well as it’s name.  It’s now called FDsys, but it still has the same great content.  Take a look at the current…
  • Apr 20

    Resources for Exam Preparation

    Resources for Exam Preparation
    As we get farther into April, and the beginning of law school exams approaches, attention turns to exam preparation. Our exam preparation guide provides links to a wide range of resources, included online access to law school exams…
Rank this Week: 1201

beSpacific

beSpacific

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

http://www.bespacific.com/
  • Apr 24

    Ten simple choices for a healthier planet

    Ten simple choices for a healthier planet
    Ten Simple Things You Can Do to Help Protect the Earth “Reduce, reuse, and recycle. Cut down on what you throw away. Follow the three “R’s” to conserve natural resources and landfill space. Volunteer. Volunteer for…
  • Apr 24

    Exploring Compatibilities Between Linked Data Models of Library of Congress and OCLC

    Exploring Compatibilities Between Linked Data Models of Library of Congress and OCLC
    Godby, Carol Jean, and Ray Denenberg. 2015. Common Ground: Exploring Compatibilities Between the Linked Data Models of the Library of Congress and OCLC. Dublin, Ohio: Library of Congress and OCLC Research. ” The white paper…
  • Apr 24

    Deep Water: The Gulf Oil Disaster and the Future of Offshore Drilling

    Deep Water: The Gulf Oil Disaster and the Future of Offshore Drilling
    “On April 20, 2010, the Macondo well blew out, costing the lives of 11 men and beginning a catastrophe that sank the Deepwater Horizon drilling rig and spilled nearly 5 million barrels of crude oil into the Gulf of Mexico. The spill…
Rank this Week: 35

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/
  • Apr 24

    Oral Arguments in Same-Sex Marriage Case

    Oral Arguments in Same-Sex Marriage Case
    On Tuesday April 28th, the Supreme Court will hear oral arguments in four cases challenging state bans on same-sex marriages and state bans on recognition of existing same-sex marriages. When decided the consolidated cases will have the title…
  • Apr 22

    Robinson on Race and Criminal Justice

    Robinson on Race and Criminal Justice
    Remember Jeffery Robinson's presentation on Ferguson in December? You might be interested in this 9-minute interview with him on KUOW: Seattle Defense Attorney To Lead ACLU's Center For Justice (April 20, 2015). (The Center for Justice…
  • Apr 22

    Environmental Law for Earth Day

    Environmental Law for Earth Day
    Mark Earth Day with a quick look at some of the environmental law scholarship that's been produced at UW Law in the last several years:The Washington Journal of Environmental Law & Policy is now in its fourth year, publishing pieces by…
Rank this Week: 1257

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/
  • Apr 24

    Welcome Our Newest Librarian Neeri Rao

    Welcome Our Newest Librarian Neeri Rao
    We are pleased to welcome our newest librarian Neeri Rao.  Neeri has come to C|M|Law from Steptoe and Johnson in Washington D.C.   Ms. Rao’s title is Faculty Services Librarian and she will be in charge of the…
  • Apr 23

    Librarian Presented Legal Research Video

    Librarian Presented Legal Research Video
    Need some help with Casemaker, Fastcase or Loislaw? What about Ohio Legislative History? How about if you’re interested in learning to be cost effective in your research? Check out our Legal Research Videos Research Guide. You’ll…
  • Apr 22

    Research Certificate Seminars on Demand

    Research Certificate Seminars on Demand
    The Law Library is not conducting any more in-person Research Certificate Seminars this Spring 2015 semester. However, if you have not already attended in-person one of the topics listed below, you can earn points for taking it as a TWEN Law…
Rank this Week: 584

BLS Library Blog

BLS Library Blog

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

http://www.blslibrary.com/
  • Apr 24

    Exam Time Succe

    Exam Time Succe
    This time of year can be quite overwhelming. But it doesn’t have to be. There are many resources in the library to help you succeed. Listed below are some of the resources. If you have questions about them, please feel free to stop by…
  • Apr 23

    Study Room Reservations & Library Hours for the Reading/Exam Period: April 30 – May 15, 2015

    Study Room Reservations & Library Hours for the Reading/Exam Period: April 30 – May 15, 2015
    During the reading and exam period, you must make a reservation to use a library study room.  Mandatory study room reservations will begin on Thursday, April 30, 2015 at 8:00am; at that time all study rooms will be locked and you must go…
  • Apr 15

    Lincoln Assassination Conspiracy Trial

    Lincoln Assassination Conspiracy Trial
    On April 15, 1865, Abraham Lincoln, the 16th President of the United States, died from a bullet wound inflicted the night before by John Wilkes Booth, an actor and Confederate sympathizer. Lincoln’s death came only six days after…
Rank this Week: 798

CS-SIS

CS-SIS

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

http://cssis.org
  • Apr 24

    2015 CS-SIS Annual Meeting Grant

    2015 CS-SIS Annual Meeting Grant
    On behalf of the CS-SIS Grants & Awards Committee, I am very pleased to announce our 2015 Annual Meeting grant recipients. Barbara Ginzburg has been awarded the grant for Experienced Librarians. Barbara is Electronic Services Librarian at…
  • Apr 1

    2015 CS-SIS Kenneth J. Hirsh Distinguished Service Award

    2015 CS-SIS Kenneth J. Hirsh Distinguished Service Award
    On behalf of CS-SIS I am happy to announce that Meg Kribble is the 2015 recipient of the CS-SIS Kenneth J. Hirsh Distinguished Service Award. The Kenneth J. Hirsh Distinguished Service Award honors a CS-SIS member who has made…
  • Mar 18

    The Paradox of Strategic Technology Planning

    The Paradox of Strategic Technology Planning
    This month, I would like to reflect on the impact of rapid change and the logic behind strategic technology planning in the adoption of emerging technologies.In 1998, Martin Ringle and Daniel Updegrove asked the question “Is strategic…
Rank this Week: 901

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/
  • Apr 24

    Restricted Access at the HLS Library: April 28-May 14

    Restricted Access at the HLS Library: April 28-May 14
    To ensure adequate study space for Law School students during the Spring Term Exam period, the Harvard Law School Library will have Restricted Access in place from Tuesday, April 28 through Thursday, May 14. During this time, only Law School…
  • Apr 22

    852 RARE: Art’s History

    852 RARE: Art’s History
    When we talk about the art and visual materials collection at the Harvard Law School considerable credit goes to Dean Roscoe Pound (dean 1916-1936) and librarians John Himes Arnold (librarian 1872-1913) and Eldon Revare James (librarian…
  • Apr 13

    Help Us With Our Web Re-Design!

    Help Us With Our Web Re-Design!
    On April 21st and April 28th, we will be conducting usability tests on the online research guides created by Harvard librarians. These tests offer a great opportunity to give us your feedback about our guides and have a real impact on how we…
Rank this Week: 1612

Harrisburg Campus Library Blogs

Harrisburg Campus Library Blogs

From Widener Law.

http://blogs.lawlib.widener.edu/harrisburg
  • Apr 24

    Exam Hours Start This Weekend!

    Exam Hours Start This Weekend!
      APRIL 25 — MAY 11 8 a.m. — 2 a.m. Everyday    
  • Apr 21

    LexisAdvance Password Extension for the Summer

    LexisAdvance Password Extension for the Summer
    Use your Lexis Advance ID for:   • Academic, professional and non-profit research • All legal content and news you have as a law student • Unlimited hours-per-week You may use your Lexis Advance ID for all legal work…
  • Apr 21

    WestlawNext Password Extension for the Summer

    WestlawNext Password Extension for the Summer
                Reasons to extend your current password for the summer: • Summer law school classes and study abroad programs • Other educational uses including: – Law review and journal, including…
Rank this Week: 4943

Due Process

Due Process

By the Georgetown Law Library.

https://blogs.commons.georgetown.edu/dueprocess/
  • Apr 24

    Extended Library Hours and Access Restrictions During Exam

    Extended Library Hours and Access Restrictions During Exam
    Georgetown Law Library’s reading and exam period is in effect from Monday April 20th through the last day of exams on May 13th. During the reading and exam period, the Williams Library and Wolff International Library will remain…
  • Apr 21

    Need Some Statistics?

    Need Some Statistics?
    Looking for that final statistic for your seminar paper? Need some polling data on education, law enforcement, or the environment? Polling the Nations is a compilation of questions and responses from thousands of polls conducted by news…
  • Apr 17

    2015 Student Library Survey: Resources and Services Update

    2015 Student Library Survey: Resources and Services Update
    In the recent student survey, we received several requests for services or resources that we already offer, and we are pleased to highlight them here. If you have additional questions about any of these, please contact any of our service…
Rank this Week: 3222

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
  • Apr 24

    Extra! extra! CELS Conference Paper Submission Deadline: June 26, 2015

    Extra! extra! CELS Conference Paper Submission Deadline: June 26, 2015
    The Tenth Conference on Empirical Legal Studies will be held October 30-31, 2015 in St. Louis, Missouri at Washington University in St. Louis School of Law. Paper submissions are due June 26, 2015. For more information on submitting your…
  • Apr 21

    Therapy dogs at the library

    Therapy dogs at the library
    Jozy and Denver (our latest, newest therapy dog!) will be stepping up their visits to the library as we move towards reading and exam periods. We currently have the following dates and times confirmed (with more to follow): Thursday April 23,…
  • Apr 13

    Foreign and International Law: Prepare to Practice Research Workshop

    Foreign and International Law: Prepare to Practice Research Workshop
    Lillian Goldman Law Library Research Skills Series Foreign and International Law: Prepare to Practice Research Workshop April 15th SLB / Room 128  / 3-4PM The training session will cover major open-access and subscription resources…
Rank this Week: 217

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/
  • Apr 24

    Research Help This Summer

    Research Help This Summer
    Congratulations everyone! You made it through another year of law school. We hope you get a chance to relax for a bit before you set off for your next adventure of summer jobs and externships. When you are ready to … Continue reading…
  • Apr 24

    Unique Database Available Soon…

    Unique Database Available Soon…
    U.S. Intelligence on Europe, 1945-1995 This interesting digital collection contains over 4,000 formerly classified U.S. government documents. These primary source documents provide a comprehensive survey of the U.S. intelligence…
  • Apr 14

    Celebrate National Library Week

    Celebrate National Library Week
    “Unlimited Possibilities @ Your Library” Honorary Chair of National Library Week 2015: Best-selling author David Baldacci Events Monday April 13: 2015 State of America’s Libraries Report released Tuesday, April 14: National…
Rank this Week: 616

Internet For Lawyers

Internet For Lawyers

Covers free and low-cost investigative and background research resources on the Internet, as well as search engine search tips with a focus on Google and its features, functions and productivity tools.

http://www.netforlawyers.com/newsitems
Rank this Week: 3526

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
  • Apr 24

    Conference of Journal of Law, Finance & Accounting–Hong Kong

    Conference of Journal of Law, Finance & Accounting–Hong Kong
    The 1st international conference of the Journal of Law, Finance and Accounting (JLFA) will be co-hosted by the JLFA and The Hong Kong Polytechnic University School of Accounting and Finance...
  • Apr 24

    CFP & Conference: Antitrust Economics & Competition Policy–Chicago, IL

    CFP & Conference: Antitrust Economics & Competition Policy–Chicago, IL
    The Searle Center on Law, Regulation, and Economic Growth is seeking papers to be presented at its 8th Annual Conference on Antitrust Economics and Competition Policy taking place on Sept....
  • Apr 24

    Conference on Innovation Economics–Chicago, IL

    Conference on Innovation Economics–Chicago, IL
    The Searle Center on Law, Regulation, and Economic Growth will hold the 8th Annual Conference on Innovation Economics on June 18-19, 2015 at Northwestern University School of Law. The goal...
Rank this Week: 53

Mendik Matters

Mendik Matters

Law school information and legal research blog of the Mendik Library of New York Law School.

http://www.mendikmatters.org/
  • Apr 24

    Study Hall Notice

    Study Hall Notice
    With final exams approaching, the Mendik Library has begun its Study Hall schedule. Our facility – including reading rooms, Group Study rooms, and computer labs – opens at 7 a.m. every morning, and remains open until 2 a.m. every…
  • Apr 21

    It’s Our Turn to Lead

    It’s Our Turn to Lead
    April 22 marks Earth Day’s 45th anniversary with the theme of “It’s our turn to lead.”  Did you know that the original symbol of Earth Day was created by artist and cartoonist Ron Cobb in 1969?  According to…
  • Apr 14

    Tax Season—Forms and Resource

    Tax Season—Forms and Resource
    It’s that time of year again! Are you looking for tax forms?  You can find federal forms on the IRS website here, as well as free filing options, tax preparation help, and IRS publications and instructions. Remember: the…
Rank this Week: 2310

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
  • Apr 24

    Centenary of the Landing at Anzac Cove During World War I

    Centenary of the Landing at Anzac Cove During World War I
    April 25, 2015, marks 100 years since the first landing of Australian and New Zealand troops (known as the ANZACs, for Australian and New Zealand Army Corps) at the Gallipoli peninsula (Gelibolu in Turkish) in Turkey during World War I. …
  • Apr 23

    Henry VIII by William Shakespeare

    Henry VIII by William Shakespeare
    Since it is April, and today is Shakespeare’s birthday, it is time for our annual post on this great playwright.  Last year, in  honor of our upcoming Magna Carta exhibit, I blogged about the play King John.  This year,…
  • Apr 22

    An Interview with Gail Warren, Virginia State Law Librarian

    An Interview with Gail Warren, Virginia State Law Librarian
    The following is a guest post by Andrew Winston, a legal reference librarian in the Public Services Division of the Law Library of Congress.  Andrew interviews the Virginia State Law Librarian, Gail Warren.  We have previously…
Rank this Week: 210

Cocky Law Blawg

Cocky Law Blawg

Legal research tips & musings. By the Coleman Karesh Law Library.

http://blawg.law.sc.edu
  • Apr 24

    This Week In Legal New

    This Week In Legal New
    On Tuesday, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled that extending a completed traffic stop to conduct a dog sniff constitutes an unreasonable seizure and is, therefore, unconstitutional. On Wednesday, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled on time limits for…
  • Apr 24

    Again With The Ninjas!

    Again With The Ninjas!
    A mysterious vandal, dubbed the Tree Ninja for his habit of maliciously damaging newly-planted trees and shrubs, has been operating for years in Boston’s Brighton neighborhood and has finally been caught.  Brighton’s…
  • Apr 23

    “Guess What?” Department

    “Guess What?” Department
    Guess what?  If you dress up like a ninja and run around town in the middle of the night in the vicinity of a crime scene, you can expect to create reasonable suspicion in any law enforcement personnel who spot you. Especially if you…
Rank this Week: 3187

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/
  • Apr 24

    Summer and 3L graduate access for Bloomberg/Lexis/Westlaw

    Summer and 3L graduate access for Bloomberg/Lexis/Westlaw
    Summer access policies for Bloomberg Law, Lexis and Westalaw are as follows.  Graduating 3Ls, see below, for post graduating access.Summer access:Bloomberg - summer access automatic, no action on your part requiredLexis - summer access…
  • Apr 23

    New York To Consider Chimpanzee Personhood Claim

    New York To Consider Chimpanzee Personhood Claim
    According to a news story via Reuters, “an animal rights group has been granted a court hearing in which it will argue that two chimpanzees who live at a New York state university cannot be held captive because they are autonomous,…
  • Apr 22

    Net Neutrality Update

    Net Neutrality Update
Rank this Week: 1012

Library Stuff

Library Stuff

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

http://www.librarystuff.net
  • Apr 24

    Denying New York Libraries the Fuel They Need

    Denying New York Libraries the Fuel They Need
    “The city’s libraries — the fusty old buildings, and a few spiffier modern ones, planted in all five boroughs — had 37 million visitors in the last fiscal year, said Angela Montefinise, a spokeswoman for the New York…
  • Apr 24

    Library lovers toss the book at Alameda County’s disposal system

    Library lovers toss the book at Alameda County’s disposal system
    “But that’s what appears to have happened in Alameda County’s 10-branch library system over the past two years. Watchdog activists believe the library has discarded almost 400,000 books from its shelves. County officials…
  • Apr 24

    New York Public Library expands Wi-Fi lending

    New York Public Library expands Wi-Fi lending
    “The New York Public Library is a hot spot for free Wi-Fi. The library on Thursday said it was expanding its free broadband program, which loans low-income families hot spot devices so they can access the Internet from home. “The…
Rank this Week: 732

Old Fox's KM blotter

Old Fox's KM blotter

Covers knowledge management.

http://0ldfox.blogspot.com/
  • Apr 24

    linkUsing duckduckgo web search lately.…

    linkUsing duckduckgo web search lately.  Very interesting concept.
  • Apr 12

    More of the Same from the NYTime

    More of the Same from the NYTime
    Now, over 100 years of tradition:linkUnfortunately, this kind of behavior isn’t new to Andrew Rosenthal, the man who runs the editorial page for the New York Times. Rosenthal has a long history of deliberately misstating facts…
  • Apr 12

    Blackstone's Commentaries on Wife Beating...

    Blackstone's Commentaries on Wife Beating...
    linkRead 'f' as 's'.    For the Latin, you are on your own. Nothing about "rule of thumb" in any way, shape, or form."Chastisement" allowed in the same manner as over one's servants or children since "he is to answer for her…
Rank this Week: 1270

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/
  • Apr 24

    Big Google

    Big Google
    Slate.com just posted came across a "fun" article on how you can download your entire Google search history (i.e., searches you ran while logged in to a Google product (e.g. YouTube, Gmail, Blogger)). Presumably, the searches…
  • Apr 22

    Amicus Briefs, or "Why a Love of Reading Must Be a US Supreme Court Clerk Job Requirement"

    Amicus Briefs, or "Why a Love of Reading Must Be a US Supreme Court Clerk Job Requirement"
    The Columbus Dispatch reports that the total number of pages of briefs submitted (including Amicus Briefs) in the same-sex marriage cases the US Supreme Court will consider April 28 is over 7,500. That's a lot. Is this the most number of…
  • Apr 21

    Sixth Circuit Review: A New Conversation

    Sixth Circuit Review: A New Conversation
    <!--[if gte mso 9]> <![endif]--> <!--[if gte mso 9]> Normal 0 false false false EN-US X-NONE X-NONE …
Rank this Week: 431

Seattle University Law Library…

Seattle University Law Library INFO

Covers legal news, legal research and library news.

http://lawlibraryblog.seattleu.edu/
  • Apr 24

    April is Poetry Month!

    April is Poetry Month!
    Ven-Fuel was convicted of fraudulent acts, By the Trial Court’s finding of adequate facts. We think it likely that fraud took place, But Materiality was not shown in this case. So while the Government will no doubt be annoyed, We…
  • Apr 23

    Recommended Reading from the Walkover Collection

    Recommended Reading from the Walkover Collection
    The Walkover collection is located on the 2nd floor of the library under the staircase. I am Radar (Penguin Press 2015) Reif Larson LAW-Walkover Collection (2nd Floor)  PS3612.A773I2 2015 “Set aside for the moment the black baby…
  • Apr 22

    Legal Research Tune-Up 2015

    Legal Research Tune-Up 2015
    The Seattle University Law Library is pleased to offer a legal research workshop to help students brush up on their legal research skills for their summer employment or other summer research endeavors. The workshop will cover state and…
Rank this Week: 738

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/
  • Apr 24

    Barry Beavis parking charges challenge dismissed – BBC New

    Barry Beavis parking charges challenge dismissed – BBC New
    ‘A chip shop owner has lost his Court of Appeal challenge over what he claimed were “unfair, unlawful and disproportionate” parking charges.’ Full story BBC News, 23rd April 2015 Source: www.bbc.co.uk
  • Apr 24

    Exam cheat jailed for hacking into university computer system – Daily Telegraph

    Exam cheat jailed for hacking into university computer system – Daily Telegraph
    ‘Court hears University of Birmingham student Imran Uddin, 25, used a keyboard spying device to steal staff passwords and then upped five exam marks ‘ Full story Daily Telegraph, 24th April 2015 Source: www.telegraph.co.uk
  • Apr 24

    EVENT: Discrimination Law Association Annual Conference 2015

    EVENT: Discrimination Law Association Annual Conference 2015
    ‘This year’s DLA conference will take place in London on Monday 26th October 2015. The keynote speaker will be Judge Brian Doyle, President of the Employment Tribunals (England & Wales).’ Date: 26th October 2015…
Rank this Week: 5

Jenkins Law Library Blog

Jenkins Law Library Blog

Covers technology and legal research.

https://www.jenkinslaw.org/blog
Rank this Week: 276

The Goodson Blogson

The Goodson Blogson

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

http://dukelawref.blogspot.com/
  • Apr 23

    The Next Attorney General

    The Next Attorney General
    Today, the Senate confirmed Loretta Lynch as the next U.S. Attorney General, by a vote of 56 to 43. This afternoon's vote followed a five-month delay since her nomination by the President, the third-longest gap between nomination and…
  • Apr 8

    ABA Membership Now Free for Law Student

    ABA Membership Now Free for Law Student
    The American Bar Association just announced that law students are now eligible for free membership to the ABA. Membership in the Law Student Division provides students with access to ABA publications, member discounts, and continuing legal…
  • Apr 6

    The Day the Taxes Died

    The Day the Taxes Died
    Resolved by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That the Secretary of the Treasury is hereby directed to cause the immediate destruction of all income-tax returns and any copies…
Rank this Week: 861

Regent Law Library

Regent Law Library

Features library and legal news.

http://regentlawlibrary.blogspot.com/
  • Apr 23

    Extended Hours During Exam

    Extended Hours During Exam
    The Law Library will be operating on an extended schedule during law school exams.Hours are as follows:April 23rd through May 7thMonday--Friday          7:30 a.m. until 2 a.m.Saturday        …
  • Mar 9

    Spring Break Hour

    Spring Break Hour
    The Law Library will be operating on an abbreviated schedule for Spring Break. Hours are as follows:Saturday, March 7th and 14th:  8 am-6 pmMonday-Friday, March 9th-13th:  7:30 am- 10 pmSunday, March 8th & 15th: 2 pm-6…
  • Mar 3

    Featured Title: John Ashcroft's Never Again: Securing America and Restoring Justice

    Featured Title: John Ashcroft's Never Again: Securing America and Restoring Justice
    In celebration of former Attorney General John Ashcroft's 10 years of service as Distinguished Professor of Law and Government, Regent University Law Library is delighted to feature his book, Never Again:  Securing America and Restoring…
Rank this Week: 4739

AALL's Washington Blawg

AALL's Washington Blawg

From the American Association of Law Libraries.

http://aallwash.wordpress.com
  • Apr 23

    AALL Strongly Opposes Clean Reauthorization of Section 215 of USA PATRIOT Act

    AALL Strongly Opposes Clean Reauthorization of Section 215 of USA PATRIOT Act
    By Elizabeth Holland With the June 1 expiration looming, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) and Senate Select Intelligence Committee Chairman Richard Burr (R-N.C.) have introduced legislation to reauthorize of key provisions of…
  • Apr 22

    Cause for Concern as Cybersecurity Legislation Moves Forward

    Cause for Concern as Cybersecurity Legislation Moves Forward
    By Elizabeth Holland Cybersecurity is an increasingly important issue for U.S. industry, government, and the tech sector, but this week, Congress is poised to act on several proposals that could be detrimental to the privacy of library users.…
  • Apr 9

    Recent Developments on the Public Access Front

    Recent Developments on the Public Access Front
    By Elizabeth Holland Public access to government information is one of AALL’s core policy priorities and we’re happy to report on some recent progress in this area. In late March, a bipartisan coalition of Representatives and…
Rank this Week: 4871

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/
  • Apr 23

    Throwback Thursday: Texian Edition

    Throwback Thursday: Texian Edition
    by Heather Kushnerick, Special Collections Librarian & College ArchivistOn April 21, 1836, the Texian Army, headed by General Sam Houston, engaged in battle with the Mexican Army, led by Antonio Lopez de Santa Anna. Roughly twenty minutes…
  • Apr 22

    Collection Spotlight - Terrorism and Crime

    Collection Spotlight - Terrorism and Crime
    by Barbara Szalkowski, Senior Catalog LibrarianNow Appearing in the Library!Anniversaries of certain terror-relatedincidents, including the Oklahoma Cityand the Boston Marathon bombings,fall in mid-April.Terrorism as crime,…
  • Apr 16

    Throwback Thursday: National Library Week

    Throwback Thursday: National Library Week
    by Heather Kushnerick, Special Collections Librarian & College ArchivistTo celebrate National Library Week (April 12-18, 2015), we have two photos, both from 1980. The first is of the Fred Parks Law Library. Well, kind of.  Our…
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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/
  • Apr 23

    Tech Thursday: Staying Safe Online

    Tech Thursday: Staying Safe Online
    How about a little spring cleaning for your online security? Keeping your online information secure is a must these days. CNET's Eric Franklin's article "How to stay safe online: CNET's security checklist" gives you some great ideas to get…
  • Apr 10

    The Nation's 1st Online Hybrid Law Degree is Underway in St. Paul, Minnesota

    The Nation's 1st Online Hybrid Law Degree is Underway in St. Paul, Minnesota
    The William Mitchell College of Law in St. Paul, Minnesota is the 1st law school in the country to offer an online hybrid law degree. It is also the country's first hybrid online and in-person program approved by the American...
  • Apr 9

    Tech Thursday: Why You Need A Third-Party Antivirus Utility On Your Windows Computer

    Tech Thursday: Why You Need A Third-Party Antivirus Utility On Your Windows Computer
    Your Windows computer comes with a built-in antivirus program, but you shouldn't rely on it to keep you totally safe. PCMag's Neil J. Rubenking's article "Think Windows's Built-In Antivirus Will Keep You Safe? You're Wrong" offers some…
Rank this Week: 1565

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
  • Apr 23

    ALR Student’s Corner: Department of Commerce: Minority Business Development Agency

    ALR Student’s Corner: Department of Commerce: Minority Business Development Agency
    The Commerce Department’s mission is to make American businesses more innovative at home and more competitive abroad. Responsible for everything from weather forecasts to patent protection, the following twelve departments of the…
  • Apr 21

    Metrolina Library Association Tech Summit 2015

    Metrolina Library Association Tech Summit 2015
    Librarians in the 21st Century are immersed in emerging technologies both in operating libraries and in helping patrons.  Each spring the Metrolina Library Association hosts a Tech Summit in Charlotte, North Carolina. Usually the format…
  • Apr 20

    Links We Love Weekly Round-Up — April 20, 2015

    Links We Love Weekly Round-Up — April 20, 2015
     5 Ways to Kill Your Dreams All of us want to invent that game-changing product, launch that successful company, write that best-selling book. And yet so few of us actually do it. Brazilian entrepreneur Bel Pesce breaks down five…
Rank this Week: 886

Vermont Law School's Library Blog

Vermont Law School's Library Blog

Covers legal news and information about the library.

http://vlslibrary.wordpress.com
  • Apr 22

    Study period and exam hour

    Study period and exam hour
    According to the little birdies, the library will open early and close late during the study and exam hours. Thank you to our wonderful student staff! Our hours are: April 25- May 7,  Saturday to Thursday,  7:30 – midnight May…
  • Apr 3

    Where do you find docket information on your own?

    Where do you find docket information on your own?
    You may have already heard PACER when you look for a docket of a case. As a law student at VLS, you can also obtain docket information on your own from Bloomberg Law. Bloomberg Law is a comprehensive legal resource … Continue reading…
  • Mar 4

    Library Spring Break Hour

    Library Spring Break Hour
    The library will be on shorter hours next week for spring break. Our hours will be: Friday, March…
Rank this Week: 1265

ThomChat

ThomChat

Thomas Jefferson School of Law Library Blog

http://tjsllibrary.wordpress.com
  • Apr 22

    Free Intellectual Property and Licensing Workshop

    Free Intellectual Property and Licensing Workshop
    Intellectual Property and Licensing Workshop Friday, April 24, 2015  Host: Kamala Janiyani, UC San Diego Organizer: San Diego Center for Systems Biology Interested in Intellectual Property? Attend this free workshop on Intellectual…
  • Apr 20

    Library Week Prize Winners!

    Library Week Prize Winners!
    Thanks to everyone who participated in the Library Week survey and trivia game. The prize winners are: Scott Dailey – Westlaw Goodie Bag Alyssa Cejka – Lexis Study Aid Laura Rose Mattheis – Lexis Study Aid Victoria Knott…
  • Apr 16

    Library Week Survey and Scavenger Hunt – Reminder

    Library Week Survey and Scavenger Hunt – Reminder
    Reminder – Friday April 17, at 5:00 p.m. is the deadline for students to participate in the survey on library services and scavenger hunt, as part of our Library Week celebration. You can find the anonymous survey at…
Rank this Week: 4734

TSLL TechScans

TSLL TechScans

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

http://tslltechscans.blogspot.com/
  • Apr 22

    The law library in an information age: it is time to do away with the local online catalog and focus on research guides and digital content

    The law library in an information age: it is time to do away with the local online catalog and focus on research guides and digital content
    An SSRN paper by Jonathan E. Germann His premise: It is time libraries stop investing in a local public online catalog, a century old device used to facilitate access to physical holdings within a library. Instead, it is time for libraries to…
  • Apr 14

    Preservation Week 2015

    Preservation Week 2015
    Preservation Week is quickly approaching, this year it is the week of April 26 - May 2. Sometimes the preservation activities of an institution are not visible to the users of the library's materials, so this week is a great time to promote…
  • Mar 23

    Libhub initiative launches sponsorship program

    Libhub initiative launches sponsorship program
    The Libhub Initiative, the effort founded by Zepheira to encourage the use of Linked Data to expand Library Visibility on the Web, announces a sponsorship program which now includes Atlas Systems, Innovative, and SirsiDynix. Through their…
Rank this Week: 1206

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/
  • Apr 22

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

    Upcoming Event: Robert F. Kennedy, the Law, and the Struggle for Racial Justice
    Date: Wednesday, April 29, 2015 Time: 12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m. Place: Mumford Room, 6th Floor, James Madison Memorial Building, Library of Congress, 101 Independence Ave., S.E., Washington, D.C. 20540 Join us for "Robert F. Kennedy, the Law,…
  • Mar 31

    Congress.gov Webinar on Thursday, April 2

    Congress.gov Webinar on Thursday, April 2
    The Law Library of Congress regularly hosts Congress.gov webinars designed to give a basic overview of the site. The next webinar is Thursday, April 2, 2:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. While the focus of the session will be searching legislation and…
  • Mar 25

    Treaties, Text, and Timely Updates - Congress.gov Spring Cleaning

    Treaties, Text, and Timely Updates - Congress.gov Spring Cleaning
    Today on the Law Library of Congress blog, In Custodia Legis, the Law Library of Congress announced new spring features to Congress.gov including treaty documents, new default bill text, an updated appropriations table, more Browse options,…
Rank this Week: 1733

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
  • Apr 22

    OPINION: Kummerfledt v. State

    OPINION: Kummerfledt v. State
    The Montana Supreme Court has issued an Opinion in the following matter: CIVIL – REINSTATEMENT OF DRIVER’S LICENSE DA 14-0398, 2015 MT 109, KURT LEE KUMMER FELDT, Plaintiff and Appellant, v. STATE OF MONTANA, Defendant and…
  • Apr 22

    OPINION: State v. Dunsmore

    OPINION: State v. Dunsmore
    The Montana Supreme Court has issued an Opinion in the following matter: CRIMINAL – FAILURE TO REGISTER AS A SEX OFFENDER DA 14-0087, 2015 MT 108, STATE OF MONTANA, Plaintiff and Appellee, v. MICHAEL PATRICK DUNSMORE, Defendant and…
  • Apr 22

    OPINION: Glueckert v. Glueckert

    OPINION: Glueckert v. Glueckert
    The Montana Supreme Court has issued an Opinion in the following matter: CIVIL – DOMESTIC RELATIONS DA 14-0405, 2015 MT 107, GEORGE THAYER GLUECKERT, SR., and LAURA JEANNE GLUECKERT, Petitioners and Appellant, v. KRISTIN GLUECKERT,…
Rank this Week: 26

Lachance on Law

Lachance on Law

Covers the access and use of online legal information. By Colin Lachance, President of the Canadian Legal Information Institute (CanLII).

http://lachanceonlaw.wordpress.com/
  • Apr 22

    Are you there lawyers? It’s me, LSUC

    Are you there lawyers? It’s me, LSUC
    Hi Lawyers, how’ve you been? Everything good? That’s great. It’s me, LSUC.* Well, my real name is Law Society of Upper Canada. Some people call me, “The Law Society”, but we can drop the formalities, right? Just…
  • Apr 12

    Is the Goal of the Future to Catch Up With the Past?

    Is the Goal of the Future to Catch Up With the Past?
    Yes. Sort of. But only if by “the past”, we mean some idealized period when things were easier, cheaper, simpler and better. Apply those same adjectives to the future, and you will forever be chasing the horizon or the end of the…
  • Apr 9

    Back when I knew everything

    Back when I knew everything
    [originally published on Slaw.ca] Back when I knew everything the world was much simpler. Any topic, situation, challenge or choice could be easily placed into one of two categories. Category 1 consisted of matters where I was right and…
Rank this Week: 3569

Oregon Legal Research

Oregon Legal Research

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

http://blog.oregonlegalresearch.com/
  • Apr 22

    It’s National County Government (and Poetry) Month

    It’s National County Government (and Poetry) Month
    Hat tip to Gallagher blogs, the ever vigilant and ever playful, law librarians at the University of Washington. “National County Government Month April is the cruellest month,” wrote T. S. Eliot. If you’re a fan of Eliot,…
  • Apr 20

    New Multnomah Law Library Website: Services, Databases, Catalog and More

    New Multnomah Law Library Website: Services, Databases, Catalog and More
    “The library is a growing organism.” [Ranganathan, the fifth of “Five Laws of Library Science”] Visit the new website of the Multnomah Law Library for your legal research adventures. Note that Saturday…
  • Apr 17

    Oregon “Jury awards couple nearly $240K over neighbors’ barking dogs,”

    Oregon “Jury awards couple nearly $240K over neighbors’ barking dogs,”
    “Oregon Jury awards couple nearly $240K over neighbors’ barking dogs,“ by Martha Neil, ABA Journal News, April 16, 2015 “An Oregon jury has awarded nearly $240,000 to a Rogue River couple who said they had to listen to…
Rank this Week: 2159

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
  • Apr 22

    It’s National County Government (and Poetry) Month

    It’s National County Government (and Poetry) Month
    Hat tip to Gallagher blogs, the ever vigilant and ever playful, law librarians at the University of Washington. “National County Government Month April is the cruellest month,” wrote T. S. Eliot. If you’re a fan of Eliot,…
  • Apr 20

    New Multnomah Law Library Website: Services, Databases, Catalog and More

    New Multnomah Law Library Website: Services, Databases, Catalog and More
    “The library is a growing organism.” [Ranganathan, the fifth of “Five Laws of Library Science”] Visit the new website of the Multnomah Law Library for your legal research adventures. Note that Saturday…
  • Apr 17

    Oregon “Jury awards couple nearly $240K over neighbors’ barking dogs,”

    Oregon “Jury awards couple nearly $240K over neighbors’ barking dogs,”
    “Oregon Jury awards couple nearly $240K over neighbors’ barking dogs,“ by Martha Neil, ABA Journal News, April 16, 2015 “An Oregon jury has awarded nearly $240,000 to a Rogue River couple who said they had to listen to…
Rank this Week: 582

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: 1416

Law Librarians

Law Librarians

By Mark Giangrande and Joe Hodnicki.

http://llb2.com/
  • Apr 21

    Supreme Court Action: Preemption of State Antitrust Laws and Traffic Stops under the Fourth Amendment

    Supreme Court Action: Preemption of State Antitrust Laws and Traffic Stops under the Fourth Amendment
    The Supreme Court issued two opinions today.  The first, ONEOK, Inc. v. Learjet, Inc. (13-271),   concerned the preemption of state antitrust laws in the context of natural gas regulation by the Federal Energy Regulatory…
  • Apr 20

    A Little Technology Today

    A Little Technology Today
    Here are a few of technology developments that I thought were kind of interesting.  One is that Google will now allow a user to download all of his or her search history for all time, or at least all tracked time.  Then again,…
  • Apr 15

    Another Wrinkle in the Decline of Law School Applicant

    Another Wrinkle in the Decline of Law School Applicant
    We all know the constant year to year declines in law school applications.  The latest figures from the Law School Admission Council show it: As of 4/03/15, there are 308,871 fall 2015 applications submitted by 45,978 applicants.…
Rank this Week: 924

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
  • Apr 21

    RIPPED FROM THE HEADLINES. . .

    RIPPED FROM THE HEADLINES. . .
    …50 years ago. NEW YORK - Bill Epton stood before the court at his sentencing hearing and delivered the fiery speech “We accuse.” In it Epton, a community organizer, accused the government of violating his First Amendment…
  • Apr 13

    Exhibit talk: "Blackstone's Commentaries: A Work of Art?"

    Exhibit talk: "Blackstone's Commentaries: A Work of Art?"
    “Blackstone’s Commentaries: A Work of Art?” An exhibition talk by Cristina S. Martinez, PhD University of Ottawa   Friday, April 17, 2015 11:00am-12:00pm Room 122, Yale Law School 127 Wall Street, New Haven…
  • Mar 27

    Excuse me, this book has a hare in it.

    Excuse me, this book has a hare in it.
    Part of the fun in dealing with older materials is coming across the occasional doodle or illustration added to the margins. This charming little creature comes from Decisiones antiquae et novae Rotae romanae (Old and new decisions of the…
Rank this Week: 599

The Competitive Edge

The Competitive Edge

Musings from the librarians of the Cornell Law Library on library resources, research tips and news.

http://blog.law.cornell.edu/library
  • Apr 21

    New Books List for April 2015

    New Books List for April 2015
    Every month the Cornell Law Library adds new titles to its collection. The most recent additions for February 2015 are posted, here. A few highlights from this month’s additions are featured below. The First Amendment Bubble: How…
  • Apr 15

    Cornell Companions Therapy Animals Return April 28!

    Cornell Companions Therapy Animals Return April 28!
    Join the Law Library for pet therapy with the Cornell Companions in the student lounge on Tuesday, April 28 from noon to 1pm. This program is co-sponsored by the Cornell Law Library, Cornell Companions, a pet visitation program sponsored by…
  • Apr 9

    Enter the Cornell Law Library Robert Cantwell Prize for Exemplary Student Research!

    Enter the Cornell Law Library Robert Cantwell Prize for Exemplary Student Research!
    The Law Library invites 2Ls, 3Ls, and LLMs to submit scholarly research papers to be considered for the annual Cornell Law Library Robert Cantwell Prize for Exemplary Student Research. Entries may include, but are not limited to, papers…
Rank this Week: 1783