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Pappas Law Library Blog

Pappas Law Library Blog

From the Boston University School of Law.

http://bulawinteractive.org/libraryblog/
  • Nov 22

    Massachusetts CLE Material

    Massachusetts CLE Material
    Massachusetts Continuing Legal Education materials consist of very practical “how-to” guides for navigating legal issues in Massachusetts. They are drafted by lawyers practicing in the field and considered very valuable.…
  • Nov 21

    Terms and Connector

    Terms and Connector
    Struggling with a search on Lexis Advance or WestlawNext?  Consider using connectors to help define your query.  This will allow you to narrow your search, find variations of words, or search for a specific phrase.   Lexis…
  • Nov 20

    LexisNexis Courtroom Cast

    LexisNexis Courtroom Cast
    LexisNexis Courtroom Cast is a valuable resource that integrates video, audio, and text into a learning tool for law students and lawyers. The heart of Courtroom Cast’s collection is an extensive video library of courtroom proceedings…
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Legal Informatics Blog

Legal Informatics Blog

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

http://legalinformatics.wordpress.com
  • Nov 21

    The Good Law Hackathon: 22 November 2014, London: Links and resource

    The Good Law Hackathon: 22 November 2014, London: Links and resource
    The Good Law Hackathon is being held 22 November 2014 at the UK Ministry of Justice in London. I think John Sheridan of The National Archives is organizing the event. The event appears to be associated with the UK Government’s ……
  • Nov 17

    Land Matrix: Data and Visualizations Concerning Large Real Property Transaction

    Land Matrix: Data and Visualizations Concerning Large Real Property Transaction
    Land Matrix is a free and open database of large land transaction data, with visualization tools. Land Matrix is operated by a group of organizations including International Land Coalition and GIGA German Institute of Global and Area Studies…
  • Nov 17

    Ceci: The Role of Argumentation Theory in the Logics of Judgement

    Ceci: The Role of Argumentation Theory in the Logics of Judgement
    Marcello Ceci of University College Cork has published The Role of Argumentation Theory in the Logics of Judgements, in Michał Araszkiewic et al. (Eds.), Problems of Normativity, Rules and Rule-Following (Springer 2015). Click here to…
Rank this Week: 118

beSpacific

beSpacific

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

http://www.bespacific.com/
  • Nov 21

    The Trans-Pacific Partnership Negotiations and Issues for Congre

    The Trans-Pacific Partnership Negotiations and Issues for Congre
    The Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) Negotiations and Issues for Congress. Ian F. Fergusson, Coordinator, Specialist in International Trade and Finance; Mark A. McMinimy , Analyst in Agricultural Policy; Brock R. Williams,…
  • Nov 21

    Public Plans Database

    Public Plans Database
    “The Center for State and Local Government Excellence and the Center for Retirement Research at Boston College have partnered to develop the Public Plans Database (PPD). The PPD contains comprehensive financial, governance, and…
  • Nov 21

    The increased supply of underutilized labor from 2006 to 2014

    The increased supply of underutilized labor from 2006 to 2014
    “Four BLS measures of labor underutilization are used to analyze changes in the supply of labor from just before the 2007–2009 recession to June 2014; the results indicate that (1) the increase in the number of people marginally…
Rank this Week: 26

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
  • Nov 21

    New exhibit: Murder and Women in 19th-Century America

    New exhibit: Murder and Women in 19th-Century America
    New Yale Law Library exhibit… Murder and Women in 19th-Century America: Trial Accounts in the Yale Law Library Murder trials have long been a subject of sensational treatment in popular culture, and murder trials involving women, as…
  • Nov 17

    Videos from "A Celebration of the Anthony Taussig Acquisition"

    Videos from "A Celebration of the Anthony Taussig Acquisition"
    The “Celebration of the Anthony Taussig Acquisition” symposium on October 3 was a tremendous success. Thanks to all who attended and who helped organize the event. Those who could not attend can view video recordings of the…
  • Oct 21

    Ann Laeuchli's Bibliographical Catalog of William Blackstone

    Ann Laeuchli's Bibliographical Catalog of William Blackstone
    The Lillian Goldman Law Library is at the same time delighted to report the publication of Ann Jordan Laeuchli’s Bibliographical Catalog of William Blackstone (Buffalo, NY: Published for Yale Law Library by William S. Hein & Co.,…
Rank this Week: 159

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
  • Nov 21

    New exhibit: Murder and Women in 19th-Century America

    New exhibit: Murder and Women in 19th-Century America
    New Yale Law Library exhibit… Murder and Women in 19th-Century America: Trial Accounts in the Yale Law Library Murder trials have long been a subject of sensational treatment in popular culture, and murder trials involving women, as…
  • Nov 21

    Keeping It Together: Organizational Tools to Manage Your Research

    Keeping It Together: Organizational Tools to Manage Your Research
    Lillian Goldman Law Library Research Skills Series Keeping It Together: Organizational Tools to Manage Your Research And Citations Join Reference Librarian Jordan Jefferson to learn what tools are available, how they work, and which ones best…
  • Nov 18

    Library Tip: Librarian's Knowledge Base

    Library Tip: Librarian's Knowledge Base
    The Yale Law Librarian’s Knowledge Base is a collection of articles, blog posts, tutorials, research guides and more that students can use to find information and research assistance on the law library website.
Rank this Week: 337

UB Law Library Blog

UB Law Library Blog

Features news from the UB Law Library.

http://libweb.lib.buffalo.edu/blog/law
  • Nov 21

    Law Library back to business on Sat. 11/22/2014

    Law Library back to business on Sat. 11/22/2014
    The Law Library will resume regular hours on Saturday, 11/22/2014.
  • Nov 20

    Law Library closed 11/21/2014

    Law Library closed 11/21/2014
    The Law Library will be closed again on Friday, November 21, due to weather conditions and the cancellation of all University classes and activities.  
  • Nov 20

    Law Library closed 11/20/2014

    Law Library closed 11/20/2014
    The Law Library, along with the University, the Law School, and all University Libraries, is closed on Thursday, 11/20/2014, due to inclement weather. Emergency alerts from the University related to campus closings are available…
Rank this Week: 3706

Library Boy

Library Boy

Features legal research news. By Michel-Adrien Sheppard.

http://micheladrien.blogspot.com/
  • Nov 21

    Law Library of Congress Report on Right to Peaceful Assembly

    Law Library of Congress Report on Right to Peaceful Assembly
    The Law Library of Congress in Washington has released a new comparative report on the right to peaceful assembly in a number of countries:  "Freedom of peaceful assembly is a recognized right under international human rights law. This…
  • Nov 20

    English Law Commission Report on Kidnapping and Child Abduction

    English Law Commission Report on Kidnapping and Child Abduction
    The Law Commission of England has released a report on the Simplification of Criminal Law: Kidnapping and Related Offences:"In line with the model favoured by consultees, we recommend the creation of two distinct statutory offences to replace…
  • Nov 20

    Law Reform Commission of Ireland Issues Paper on Cyber-Crime and Cyber-Bullying

    Law Reform Commission of Ireland Issues Paper on Cyber-Crime and Cyber-Bullying
    The Law Reform Commission of Ireland has released a discussion paper ("issues paper") on Cyber-crime affecting personal safety, privacy and reputation including cyber-bullying:"The criminal law is important in this area, particularly as a…
Rank this Week: 452

Old Fox's KM blotter

Old Fox's KM blotter

Covers knowledge management.

http://0ldfox.blogspot.com/
  • Nov 21

    Joe v. Barack, Jeh, Leon, and Eric

    Joe v. Barack, Jeh, Leon, and Eric
    Case 1:14-cv-01966'via Blog this'link
  • Nov 21

    Passwords!

    Passwords!
    linkThe Secret Life of PasswordsWe despise them – yet we imbue them with our hopes and dreams, our dearest memories, our deepest meanings. They unlock much more than our accounts.By IAN URBINA  Video by LESLYE DAVIS
  • Nov 19

    amy winehouse before death

    amy winehouse before death
    linkhttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CMie1LZWdXg
Rank this Week: 1837

National Indian Law Library --…

National Indian Law Library -- News

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

http://nilllibrary.blogspot.com/
  • Nov 21

    NILL added new content to 7 Indian Law Bulletins on 11/21

    NILL added new content to 7 Indian Law Bulletins on 11/21
    * U.S. Supreme Court Bulletinhttp://www.narf.org/nill/bulletins/sct/2014-2015update.htmlPetition for certiorari was denied in Stockbridge-Munsee Cmty. v. New York (land claims, statute of limitations) on 11/07/14. * U.S. Courts of Appeals…
  • Nov 14

    NILL added new content to 6 Indian Law Bulletins on 11/14

    NILL added new content to 6 Indian Law Bulletins on 11/14
    * U.S. Courts of Appeals Bulletin http://www.narf.org/nill/bulletins/cta/2014cta.htmlOklahoma v. Hobia (gaming, construction and operation of facility) Otoe-Missouria Tribe of Indians v. NY State Dep't of Financial Serv. (high interest, short…
  • Nov 7

    NILL added new content to 5 Indian Law Bulletins on 11/07

    NILL added new content to 5 Indian Law Bulletins on 11/07
    * United States Federal Trial Courts Bulletinhttp://www.narf.org/nill/bulletins/dct/2014dct.htmlManiilaq Association v. Burwell (self-determination contract, lease)In re McDonald (bankruptcy, chapter 13, per capita payments)* State Courts…
Rank this Week: 920

Oregon Legal Research

Oregon Legal Research

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

http://blog.oregonlegalresearch.com/
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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
Rank this Week: 460

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/
  • Nov 21

    Knowledge Mosaic is now Lexis Securities Mosaic

    Knowledge Mosaic is now Lexis Securities Mosaic
    For anyone who used to use Knowledge Mosaic for securities, telecommunications, or energy research, please note that the link in our A-Z database list will now take you to a Lexis page that looks like this:Once you start searching, the old…
  • Nov 21

    Executive Action on Immigration -- a Resource Page

    Executive Action on Immigration -- a Resource Page
    Yesterday, President Obama announced a new Deferred Action for Parents (DAP) program which will provide immediate temporary immigration relief for parents of U.S. citizens and legally permanent residents.  The new program is designed to…
  • Nov 12

    HeinOnline Has Enhanced Features for Foreign & International Law

    HeinOnline Has Enhanced Features for Foreign & International Law
    HeinOnline has enhanced its features for foreign & international law research in the past few weeks. Before the enhancement, the foreign & international law related libraries on HeinOnline were scattered around and difficult to find.…
Rank this Week: 4186

New Jersey Law Librarians…

New Jersey Law Librarians Association (NJLLA)

Features New Jersey law library news.

http://njlla.org/blog/
  • Nov 21

    NJLLA’s 2014 Holiday Party

    NJLLA’s 2014 Holiday Party
    [ December 3, 2014; 5:00 pm to 8:00 pm. ] NJLLA's Annual Holiday Party! Wednesday, December 3, 2014 5:00-8:00 p.m. Rutgers Law Library -- Newark Berson Boardroom 123 Washington St. Newark NJ 07102 Hors d'oeuvres, Buffet, and…
  • Nov 3

    Save the Dates: Upcoming NJLLA Event

    Save the Dates: Upcoming NJLLA Event
    In addition to our November 20th program and luncheon on Business Resources, we have also scheduled the two next events. NJLLA’s Annual Holiday Party will be held on Wednesday, December 3 from 5-8 pm at the Rutgers Law Library…
  • Oct 30

    November Meeting: Business Resources at the Rutgers Dana Library

    November Meeting: Business Resources at the Rutgers Dana Library
    [ November 20, 2014; 12:00 pm to 2:00 pm. ] Ka-Neng Au and Roberta (Bobbie) Tipton, two business librarians with extensive experience at the John Cotton Dana Library of Rutgers University Libraries, will provide us with the latest details…
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The Daniel R. Coquillette Rare…

The Daniel R. Coquillette Rare Book Room Blog

Covers rare legal books. From the Boston College Law Library.

http://rarebookroom.blogspot.com/
  • Nov 21

    Colonial Massachusetts deed signed by husband and wife

    Colonial Massachusetts deed signed by husband and wife
    This 1774 deed confirms the sale of fifty acres of land around Worcester (in the then Massachusetts Bay Colony) from Artemas How to Bezeleel Hale to  “Have, Hold, Use, Occupy Possess and Enjoy.” The deed contains a…
  • Sep 11

    New Exhibit: The Law in Postcard

    New Exhibit: The Law in Postcard
    I'm happy to announce that there's a new exhibit up in the Daniel R. Coquillette Rare Book Room for the fall semester. It features a collection of law-related postcards and trade cards that were given to us by Michael H. Hoeflich, John H.…
  • Aug 6

    New acquisition: a groundbreaking treatise on international law

    New acquisition: a groundbreaking treatise on international law
    This is a first edition of Emer de Vattel's groundbreaking work on international law, Le Droit de Gens (London, 1758). It was soon published in English as The Law of Nations in 1759-60, a publication that we also have in our…
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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/
  • Nov 21

    Details of the President's immigration action plan

    Details of the President's immigration action plan
    Last night, President Barack Obama announced that the White House would be taking executive action to attempt to overhaul the immigration system in the United States. The New York Times reports that this immigration action plan would…
  • Nov 21

    Man wrongfully convicted of murder freed after 39 years in prison

    Man wrongfully convicted of murder freed after 39 years in prison
    Ricky Jackson, who was convicted of murder in 1975, will be leaving the Cuyahoga County Justice Center as a free man today, the Cleveland Plain Dealer reports. Jackson spent 39 years in jail for the crime, which involved the robbery and…
  • Nov 20

    Ohio's ignition-breathalyzer bill fail

    Ohio's ignition-breathalyzer bill fail
    An Ohio bill that would have required first time DUI offenders to have an ignition interlock device installed in their vehicles has failed in committee in the Ohio legislature, the Cincinnati Enquirer reports. H.B. 469, which we discussed in…
Rank this Week: 1108

AALL's Washington Blawg

AALL's Washington Blawg

From the American Association of Law Libraries.

http://aallwash.wordpress.com
  • Nov 21

    Senate Committee Advances FOIA Reform

    Senate Committee Advances FOIA Reform
    By Elizabeth Holland On Thursday, the Senate Judiciary Committee unanimously approved the FOIA Improvement Act (S. 2520), bipartisan legislation authored by Senator Patrick Leahy (D-Vt.) and Senator John Cornyn (R-Texas) to strengthen…
  • Nov 19

    Senate Fails to Advance Surveillance Reform

    Senate Fails to Advance Surveillance Reform
    By Elizabeth Holland The Senate blocked consideration of the USA FREEDOM Act (S. 2685) yesterday, effectively rejecting the last opportunity to reform the National Security Agency’s (NSA) surveillance program before the year’s…
  • Nov 19

    Senate Fails to Advance Surveillance Reform

    Senate Fails to Advance Surveillance Reform
    By Elizabeth Holland The Senate blocked consideration of the USA FREEDOM Act (S. 2685) yesterday, effectively rejecting the last opportunity to reform the National Security Agency’s (NSA) surveillance program before the year’s…
Rank this Week: 1844

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/
  • Nov 21

    Taking Images Seriously

    Taking Images Seriously
    Before you even got to the bookstore cash register when you bought your first books for law school, you probably noticed that law books don't have many pictures. Nor do briefs, pleadings, contracts, judicial opinions, or law review articles.…
  • Nov 19

    Seattle Ponders Medical Marijuana

    Seattle Ponders Medical Marijuana
    The City of Seattle will hold a public symposium on Nov. 20, 5:00-7:45 pm, at City Hall for those concerned about access to safe medical marijuana and the location of marijuana-related businesses in the city.Medical marijuana logo from flyer…
  • Nov 19

    Drone Law

    Drone Law
    What happens when a drone gets in the way of a crop-dusting airplane, as recently happened in Eastern Washington? Are there rules? KUOW reports FAA Takes Light Hand In Enforcing Flight Rules For Drones (Nov. 18, 2014).A recent commercial use…
Rank this Week: 964

Library Stuff

Library Stuff

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

http://www.librarystuff.net
  • Nov 21

    Chris Bourg named director of MIT Librarie

    Chris Bourg named director of MIT Librarie
    “Chris Bourg has been named as the new director of the MIT Libraries, effective in February. Provost Martin Schmidt announced her appointment today in an email to the MIT community. Bourg comes to MIT from Stanford University, where she…
  • Nov 21

    At OER conference, speakers push for academic libraries to promote adoption

    At OER conference, speakers push for academic libraries to promote adoption
    “Academic libraries can help promote the adoption of open educational resources, but ultimately the push for open content has to be about more than textbooks, advocates said this week during the Open Ed Conference. The conference, which…
  • Nov 20

    Museum Catalogues from Eight Institutions You Can Now Read Online

    Museum Catalogues from Eight Institutions You Can Now Read Online
    “I’m pleased to ­share that all the museum partners in the Getty Foundation’s Online Scholarly Catalogue Initiative (OSCI) have now published their catalogues — available to all, at no charge. The initiative…
Rank this Week: 396

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/
  • Nov 21

    Focus on Think Tank Research

    Focus on Think Tank Research
    If you’re researching policy issues in say health care law or economics, then you’ll want to consider adding think tank research, data, reports and other publications to your list of research resources. Think tanks are…
  • Nov 20

    Legal Research Guide for Non-Lawyer

    Legal Research Guide for Non-Lawyer
    The American Association of Law Libraries (AALL) has a great short guide for helping pro se litigants get started on their legal research. You may have seen this guide available at our research services desk. Click here to get access to the…
  • Nov 19

    Study Room

    Study Room
    With exams on the horizon, you may want to reserve a study room.  You can reserve a study room anywhere and anytime as long as you can access the internet. The reservation site can even be accessed with your smart phone through…
Rank this Week: 601

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
  • Nov 21

    Thanksgiving Holiday Hour

    Thanksgiving Holiday Hour
  • Nov 19

    DVD of the Month: Horrible Bosse

    DVD of the Month: Horrible Bosse
    Originally our DVD collection focused on feature films and television series, with an emphasis on law, lawyers, public policy, and government.  However we’ve also kept current with popular movies and television shows, and with the…
  • Nov 13

    Digital Repository Reaches One-Million Download

    Digital Repository Reaches One-Million Download
    Scholarship@Cornell Law, the Cornell Law Library’s digital repository, is celebrating its one millionth download.Taking place on October 29, the one-millionth download was Professor Cynthia Grant Bowman’s article “Street…
Rank this Week: 2134

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/
  • Nov 21

    Hours next week

    Hours next week
    For those who want to rest in between feasting next week here are the Library access hours.  Please note that there will be times when there is no swipe access.Wednesday, November 26 -  8:00 A.M. – 6:00 P.M.Wednesday, November…
  • Nov 20

    This Day In The Law: Justice Department Brings Antitrust Action Against AT&T

    This Day In The Law: Justice Department Brings Antitrust Action Against AT&T
    On November 20, 1974, the Department of Justice filed its final antitrust suit against AT&T, signaling the end of the “Bell system”. United States v. AT&T was ultimately settled out of court, under an agreement that the…
  • Nov 18

    Mobile Law Dictionaries A-Z

    Mobile Law Dictionaries A-Z
    Now it is easy to have all the legal language you need at your fingertips with mobile law dictionaries! But, as the app world grows and more choices are available out there, it can be difficult to know which is the best for you.Thanks to…
Rank this Week: 588

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/
  • Nov 21

    Two cab drivers guilty of refusing to pick up blind man and guide dog – Daily Telegraph

    Two cab drivers guilty of refusing to pick up blind man and guide dog – Daily Telegraph
    ‘A blind man who was left standing in the pouring rain when two cab drivers refused to transport his guide dog has welcomed the decision to prosecute the pair so that “other people will not have to suffer”. Full story Daily…
  • Nov 21

    Lancashire sham marriages: Manchester gang jailed – BBC New

    Lancashire sham marriages: Manchester gang jailed – BBC New
    ‘A Manchester gang which set up sham weddings between Pakistani grooms and Portuguese brides has been jailed.’ Full story BBC News, 21st November 2014 Source: www.bbc.co.uk
  • Nov 21

    Conduct and disability – Employment Law Blog

    Conduct and disability – Employment Law Blog
    ‘Was there gross misconduct? If there was, did it justify dismissal? Those were issues before Judge Eady QC in Burdett v Aviva Employment Services Ltd, UKEAT/0439/13/JOJ, a case concerned with both unfair dismissal and discrimination…
Rank this Week: 5

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/
  • Nov 21

    Plan ahead: HLS Library holiday hour

    Plan ahead: HLS Library holiday hour
    To help you plan ahead, please be aware of upcoming changes to the Library’s hours due to fall and winter holidays. During Thanksgiving and winter breaks, the library will be completely closed with no 24/7 access, so please make sure to…
  • Nov 18

    852 RARE: Hiding in Plain View – Price caps on Spanish book

    852 RARE: Hiding in Plain View – Price caps on Spanish book
    Earlier this year Historical & Special Collections acquired a 1571 edition of the Spanish bishop and jurist Diego de Covarrubias y Leyva’s Clementinae, si furiosus, de homicidio, relectio—a treatise on murder published in…
  • Nov 18

    New eResources at Harvard

    New eResources at Harvard
    The Harvard Library has an astounding amount of resources, with new titles coming in every day!  For help efficiently navigating it all, make a time to meet with a librarian or contact the Reference Desk. Among our newest eResources:…
Rank this Week: 1005

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
  • Nov 21

    Magna Carta: Muse and Mentor Gallery Talk – Pic of the Week

    Magna Carta: Muse and Mentor Gallery Talk – Pic of the Week
    Nathan Dorn, curator of Magna Carta: Muse and Mentor, recently gave a gallery talk that highlighted key items from the exhibition. Nathan discussed the cornerstone of the exhibition, the 1215 Lincoln Cathedral Magna Carta. He spoke about its…
  • Nov 20

    U.S. Treaties: A Beginner’s Guide

    U.S. Treaties: A Beginner’s Guide
    This post is coauthored by Barbara Bavis and Robert Brammer, legal reference specialists. Article II, Section 2 of the U.S. Constitution states that the President “shall have Power, by and with the Advice and Consent of the Senate, to…
  • Nov 19

    Magna Carta’s Legal Legacy: Law Librarian of Congress Speaks with Two Chief Justice

    Magna Carta’s Legal Legacy: Law Librarian of Congress Speaks with Two Chief Justice
    The Library of Congress is commemorating the 800th anniversary of Magna Carta with an exhibition – Magna Carta: Muse and Mentor, a symposium, and a series of talks starting this year.  From November 6 through January 19, 2015, the…
Rank this Week: 549

Slaw

Slaw

A Canadian cooperative weblog on all things legal.

http://www.slaw.ca
  • Nov 21

    The Friday Fillip: Through a Glass Darkly

    The Friday Fillip: Through a Glass Darkly
    The world is a great deal bigger than we know, bigger than we can even imagine. This, at least, we understand, albeit at one of those unhelpful meta levels in our culture’s epistemology. It is the task of science and religion, I…
  • Nov 21

    Re-Litigation by a Patentee With a Different Party – Has the Federal Court Been Consistent in Its Approach?

    Re-Litigation by a Patentee With a Different Party – Has the Federal Court Been Consistent in Its Approach?
    Over the past few years the pharmaceutical marketplace has seen an increase in patent “re-litigation” (where a patentee is involved in a second case against another generic). Following the Federal Court of Appeal’s warning…
  • Nov 20

    Rejected Romantic Advance Led to Reprisal

    Rejected Romantic Advance Led to Reprisal
    Hank Peelle, the owner of Peelle Company Ltd., deluded himself into believing the company’s financial controller, Christine Horner, had a romantic interest in him, despite his 25-year marriage and her long-term relationship. When he…
Rank this Week: 50

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
  • Nov 20

    November 21, 2014 Lecture

    November 21, 2014 Lecture
    University of Richmond School of Law Professor John Golden (The University of Texas School of Law) and Professor Timothy Holbrook (Emory Law) present IP at the Supreme Court: Guidance or...
  • Nov 20

    CALI Conference for Law School Computing – Denver, CO

    CALI Conference for Law School Computing – Denver, CO
    The 2015 Conference for Law School Computing will be June 18-20, 2015, at University of Denver Sturm College of Law. The conference website with sessions proposal forms, registration and travel...
  • Nov 20

    CFP: Emerging Family Law Scholars Workshop – Champaign, IL

    CFP: Emerging Family Law Scholars Workshop – Champaign, IL
    The University of Illinois College of Law is organizing the inaugural Harry Krause Emerging Family Law Scholars Workshop on Monday, January 19, 2015. “The workshop is an opportunity for junior...
Rank this Week: 44

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
  • Nov 20

    Right to Peaceful Assembly

    Right to Peaceful Assembly
    The Law Library of Congress is proud to present a new report, Right to Peaceful Assembly. Freedom of peaceful assembly is a recognized right under international human rights law. This report provides a comparative review of one aspect of…
  • 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…
Rank this Week: 908

Ross-Blakley Law Library Blog

Ross-Blakley Law Library Blog

Covers key legal-education, research, practice, and law-library news. From the John J. Ross-William C. Blakley Law Library of the Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law at Arizona State University.

http://lawlibnews.lawnews-asu.org/
  • Nov 20

    The Cowgirl Who Became a Justice: Sandra Day O’Connor

    The Cowgirl Who Became a Justice: Sandra Day O’Connor
    After final exams are over and you have some free time on your hands again, you may be interested in checking out a new exhibit which traces Sandra Day O’Connor’s life through photographs, artifacts, and other visual…
  • Nov 3

    Library resources beyond WestlawNext/LexisAdvance/Bloomberg Law

    Library resources beyond WestlawNext/LexisAdvance/Bloomberg Law
    We received a great student question recently: What can I do if I need something for work and I cannot access it on my academic Westlaw/Lexis/Bloomberg account due to use restrictions? Answer: Each of the legal vendors imposes use…
  • Oct 30

    Halloween Lawsuits: Scary Stuff

    Halloween Lawsuits: Scary Stuff
    Costumes gone awry, haunted houses, and mean-spirited decorations – oh my!  Have care while celebrating Halloween this week, because as these cases show, Halloween is fertile ground for lawsuits: Mary and Her (flaming) Little Lamb…
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Mendik Matters

Mendik Matters

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

http://www.mendikmatters.org/
  • Nov 20

    Exam Prep Help!

    Exam Prep Help!
    Three important Library resources to keep in mind as you prepare for upcoming exams. First:  The Library’s Exam Preparation Resources web page offers a host of materials containing practical advice and strategies designed…
  • Oct 20

    New Court of Appeals Judge Nominated

    New Court of Appeals Judge Nominated
    Governor Andrew Cuomo has nominated Justice Leslie Stein to replace Judge Victoria Graffeo on the New York Court of Appeals. A Democrat, Justice Stein currently sits in the Appellate Division’s Third Department, where she had been…
  • Oct 13

    Haunted Halloween Hunt

    Haunted Halloween Hunt
    Happy Halloween from the Mendik Library! As an early Halloween treat, here’s your opportunity to WIN one of more than a dozen great study aids, texts, and other prizes we’ll be giving away (samples below).…
Rank this Week: 2668

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/
  • Nov 20

    The Rights to Implant or Dispose of Cryopreserved Embryos in Case of a Dispute Under Mexican Law

    The Rights to Implant or Dispose of Cryopreserved Embryos in Case of a Dispute Under Mexican Law
    Post written by Kendra Medina, LLM candidate 2015, Pace Law School. As the technology evolves, different techniques for assisted reproduction have developed. The possibility of preserving embryos is now a reality that allows infertile or same…
  • Nov 17

    How Religion Factors into the Legal System in Indonesia

    How Religion Factors into the Legal System in Indonesia
    POST WRITTEN BY: Bani Kohar Harahap (LL.M Candidate at Pace Law School, May 2015). Indonesia, which is based on Civil Law, does not use a jury system to decide criminal cases or civil cases. In Indonesia, religion is a major principal in the…
  • Nov 13

    Five Years of the Saiban-In System in Japan

    Five Years of the Saiban-In System in Japan
    POST WRITTEN BY: Mai Kemmochi, LLM Pace Law School (’15) and Doctoral Program of Sophia University (’17). “Saiban-in” is a special position introduced in 2009 in the Japanese judicial system. It corresponds to the jury…
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Jenkins Law Library Blog

Jenkins Law Library Blog

Covers technology and legal research.

https://www.jenkinslaw.org/blog
  • Nov 20

    Jenkins On Your Desktop: Uniform Commercial Code on HeinOnline

    Jenkins On Your Desktop: Uniform Commercial Code on HeinOnline
    The Uniform Commercial Code is a joint sponsorship effort by the National Conference of Commissioners on Uniform State Laws and the American Law Institute. The UCC is a proposal of laws regarding commercial transactions, including sales,…
  • Nov 13

    Restatements Resource Guide Available Now!

    Restatements Resource Guide Available Now!
    Restatements of the Law and Principles of the Law, both published by the American Law Institute, are respected treatises frequently consulted and cited by attorneys. For information on the Restatements and the Principles of the Law, as well…
  • Oct 31

    Jenkins Voted One of the Best Legal Research Vendors!

    Jenkins Voted One of the Best Legal Research Vendors!
    This is the fifth consecutive year Jenkins has been voted one of the top Legal Research Vendors in The Legal Intelligencer’s “Best of 2014” poll. Hundreds of TLI readers took the time to vote for the best providers of…
Rank this Week: 223

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/
  • Nov 20

    Law Library is Hosting CLE on Ethics & Professional Conduct Tomorrow, 11/21/14

    Law Library is Hosting CLE on Ethics & Professional Conduct Tomorrow, 11/21/14
    Just a reminder that our Library, the Cleveland Law Library, is hosting a 2.5 hour CLE program on Ethics & Professional Conduct for Lawyers tomorrow. Registration begins at 1:00 p.m., and the program runs from 1:30-4:15 p.m. The price…
  • Nov 20

    Cuyahoga County DR Court Adopts Local Rule 38: Parenting Coordination

    Cuyahoga County DR Court Adopts Local Rule 38: Parenting Coordination
    The Cuyahoga County Domestic Relations Court has just adopted Local Rule 38: Parenting Coordination, effective today, November 20, 2014. This new Rule creates a new role for a Parenting Coordinator in working out disputes involving children.…
  • Nov 20

    Tech Thursday: Legal Research On The Run - Part Two

    Tech Thursday: Legal Research On The Run - Part Two
    Here is the second part of Cheryl Niemeier's Bose Law and Technology Blog. This article focuses on free non-subscription services. You can read it here.
Rank this Week: 1750

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/
  • Nov 20

    Throwback Thursday: Accreditation

    Throwback Thursday: Accreditation
    By Heather Kushnerick, Special Collections Librarian & College ArchivistOn November 21, 1928, South Texas School of Law received accreditation from the Supreme Court of Texas. The Supreme Court deemed the education at South Texas to be of…
  • Nov 19

    Collection Spotlight - Exam Preparation Aid

    Collection Spotlight - Exam Preparation Aid
    by Barbara Szalkowski, Senior Catalog LibrarianNow Appearing in the Library!The Library has many resourcesto assist you in preparing for exams.Many of them can be found in KF 283(Reserve and Main4).There are also online aids --seethe Student…
  • Nov 13

    Throwback Thursday: Veteran's Day Edition

    Throwback Thursday: Veteran's Day Edition
    by Heather Kushnerick, Special Collections Librarian & College ArchivistPrivate Fred Parks. December 1942     Born in 1906 in Oklahoma (then called Indian Territory) to Nora Soden and John Parks, Fred Parks grew up poor.…
Rank this Week: 3731

The Blackacre Times

The Blackacre Times

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

http://theblackacretimes.com/
  • Nov 20

    Thanksgiving Week Hour

    Thanksgiving Week Hour
    The library will have shortened hours during the week of Thanksgiving break. They will be: Monday & Tuesday, Nov. 24 & 25 – 8 a.m. to 9 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 26 – 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. Thursday – Saturday, Nov. 27 –…
  • Nov 17

    True Privacy? Touch ID & Biometric Fingerprint Reader

    True Privacy? Touch ID & Biometric Fingerprint Reader
    By Darius Wood Biometric Fingerprint readers like those found on the new iPhone 6 and Samsung Galaxy S5 have become major selling point in terms of protecting privacy, but they may be providing a false sense of security. It has already been…
  • Nov 13

    Pleasure Reading?

    Pleasure Reading?
    by Meghan Starr If you’re thinking about what to do over the break, have you considered reading? No, seriously.  Think about finding and reading a book FOR FUN! In this month’s ABA Journal, Bryan A. Garner talks about a…
Rank this Week: 3854

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
  • Nov 20

    OPINION: State v. Cleveland

    OPINION: State v. Cleveland
    The Montana Supreme Court has issued an Opinion in the following matter: CRIMINAL – ENDANGERMENT-CRIMINAL DA 13-0512, 2014 MT 305, STATE OF MONTANA, Plaintiff and Appellee, v. JUSTIN ALLEN CLEVELAND, Defendant and Appellant.  
  • Nov 18

    OPINION: State v. Erickson

    OPINION: State v. Erickson
    The Montana Supreme Court has issued an Opinion in the following matter: CRIMINAL – ENDANGERMENT-CRIMINAL DA 13-0312, 2014 MT 304, STATE OF MONTANA, Plaintiff and Appellee, v. KENNETH A. ERICKSON, Defendant and Appellant.
  • Nov 18

    OPINION: State v. Erickson

    OPINION: State v. Erickson
    The Montana Supreme Court has issued an Opinion in the following matter: CRIMINAL – ENDANGERMENT-CRIMINAL DA 13-0312, 2014 MT 304, STATE OF MONTANA, Plaintiff and Appellee, v. KENNETH A. ERICKSON, Defendant and Appellant.
Rank this Week: 17

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
  • Nov 20

    Charlotte School of Law Student Team Wins Negotiation Invitational

    Charlotte School of Law Student Team Wins Negotiation Invitational
    Charlotte School of Law students Christopher Bryant and Susan Patroski won first place in the inaugural Negotiation Invitation hosted by William & Mary School of Law November 15-16, 2014. The Negotiation Invitational included law schools…
  • Nov 20

    Charlotte School of Law Student Team Wins Negotiation Invitational

    Charlotte School of Law Student Team Wins Negotiation Invitational
    Charlotte School of Law students Christopher Bryant and Susan Patroski won first place in the inaugural Negotiation Invitation hosted by William & Mary School of Law November 15-16, 2014. The Negotiation Invitational included law schools…
  • Nov 18

    Will the U.S. Supreme Court Review America’s Gay Marriages Laws? — Part II

    Will the U.S. Supreme Court Review America’s Gay Marriages Laws? — Part II
    Earlier in 2014, I said I would do a follow-up blog on whether the U.S. Supreme Court would grant Cert to any of the petitions they had received dealing with state marriage laws. As everyone knows, the U.S. Supreme Court … Continue…
Rank this Week: 1175

VALLTalk

VALLTalk

From the Virginia Association of Law Libraries.

http://valltalk.blogspot.com/
  • Nov 19

    Factory Man by Beth Macy

    Factory Man by Beth Macy
    By Evelyn Campbell   Factory Man is about John Bassett III, a third generation factory man, whose family built the Bassett Furniture Company, once the world's biggest wood furniture manufacturer in the world. It is also more than…
  • Oct 27

    In Memoriam: Joan Cochet

    In Memoriam: Joan Cochet
    Remembering our colleague, Joan Cochet, who passed away on Oct. 9, 2014. Joan's ObituaryFrom the National Center for State Courts:NCSC and nation's court community experience lossNCSC Library resource manager touched many livesNCSC and the…
  • Oct 27

    Orbis-Cascade Summit

    Orbis-Cascade Summit
    By Jennifer GonzalezThis program at the 2014 AALL Annual Conference was an open and honest discussion on the challenges of creating a shared catalog among many libraries.  Three speakers from the University of Washington Gallagher Law…
Rank this Week: 1838

BLS Library Blog

BLS Library Blog

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

http://www.blslibrary.com/
  • Nov 19

    225th Anniversary of the Mother Court

    225th Anniversary of the Mother Court
    The U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York celebrated its 225th anniversary earlier this month, with the festivities shown in this video from the U.S. Courts. Featuring historical artifacts as well as interviews with…
  • Nov 18

    Law Library of Congress and HeinOnline Team Up to Offer Free Access to Historical Federal Primary Law

    Law Library of Congress and HeinOnline Team Up to Offer Free Access to Historical Federal Primary Law
    The Law Library of Congress and Willaim S. Hein & Co., Inc. recently announced that they will partner to to offer free online access to historical U.S. legal materials, including the United States Code, U.S. Reports, Code of Federal…
  • Nov 17

    Happy 225th Anniversary to “Mother Court”

    Happy 225th Anniversary to “Mother Court”
    from Third Branch News Blog – A 225th anniversary ceremony honoring the first-ever federal court session held under the U.S. Constitution and Judiciary Act, was held Nov. 4th in the ceremonial courtroom of the U.S. District Court for…
Rank this Week: 4420

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: 2178

TSLL TechScans

TSLL TechScans

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

http://tslltechscans.blogspot.com/
  • Nov 19

    PCC BIBFRAME web page

    PCC BIBFRAME web page
    Paul Frank, along with the PCC Secretariat, have created a new webpage, BIBFRAME and the PCC, to help librarians learn about the BIBFRAME initiative and understand development of a future bibliographic ecosystem. The creators hope that this…
  • Nov 6

    John Attig blogs from this week's meetings of the Joint Steering Committee

    John Attig blogs from this week's meetings of the Joint Steering Committee
    In case you have been waiting with bated breath for a resolution to the issues raised in 6JSC/TechnicalWG/4, "Court and Jurisdiction in RDA" (http://www.rda-jsc.org/docs/6JSC-TechnicalWG-4.pdf; see also my previous TechScans post on this…
  • Oct 28

    Website Archivability

    Website Archivability
    With the recent Symposium: 404/File Not Found: Link Rot, Legal Citation and Projects to Preserve Precedent at Georgetown Law School, it’s important to take into consideration the future archivability of the webpages you and your…
Rank this Week: 594

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/
  • Nov 19

    Kluwer Study Guides for Pitt Law student

    Kluwer Study Guides for Pitt Law student
    The School of Law administration and the Barco Law Library have been working for the past six months on a pilot program to make available the study guides published by Wolters Kluwer as a digital package available to Pitt Law students. This…
  • Nov 13

    Ebola info

    Ebola info
    The Homeland Security Digital Library is a hub for information about the Ebola virus. Searching the HSDL online catalog for "ebola virus", turns up hundreds of links to government information from the National Library of Medicine, the…
  • Nov 12

    PacerPro Live Webinar

    PacerPro Live Webinar
    On Tuesday, Nov. 18 at noon PacerPro is hosting a tutorial that will teach you how to use PacerPro, including conducting a boolean search, batch downloading.  PacerPro provides an advanced, user-friendly interface alternative to the…
Rank this Week: 712

Ramsey County Law Library Blog

Ramsey County Law Library Blog

Provides information and commentary for local legal professionals and lay persons on local legal news, neighborhood happenings, self-help resources, information about our collection materials, and other other legal tools and resources

http://ramseylawlibrary.org/
  • Nov 19

    Keeping the Heat On

    Keeping the Heat On
    With the sudden drop in temperatures last week, maybe you are concerned about paying your utility bills this winter.  In case you have trouble making your payments, would the utility company be able to shut off your heat when…
  • Nov 12

    Judgment upon Judge

    Judgment upon Judge
    Despite his professional reputation (including an outstanding judge award from the state’s District Judges Association) and the popularity of his Pendleton Updates blog, Judge Alan Pendleton found himself under the regulatory microscope…
  • Nov 6

    Charles D. Kerr (1835-1896)

    Charles D. Kerr (1835-1896)
    Charles Deal Kerr was born in 1835 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.  His family moved to Jacksonville, Illinois when he was a child, but his father died soon thereafter.  Young Charles soon assumed the position of looking after…
Rank this Week: 2938

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
  • Nov 19

    Roving the Repository: Alumni New

    Roving the Repository: Alumni New
    While roving the Law Library’s digital repository this month, I came across several law school publications for alumni.  In addition to current scholarship, the repository is growing its retrospective collection, and throughout our…
  • Nov 11

    In Thanks for Your Service – Resources and Benefits for Indiana Veteran

    In Thanks for Your Service – Resources and Benefits for Indiana Veteran
    On Veterans Day, as every day, we thank those who serve and who have served for your steadfast devotion to the fight for freedom and security, domestically and abroad. There are a wealth of resources available to returning service members,…
  • Nov 10

    Found in the Stacks: Icons and Alien

    Found in the Stacks: Icons and Alien
    Icons and Aliens: Law, Aesthetics, and Environmental Change by John J. Costonis, University of Illinois, 1989. KF 5692 .C67 1989 Icons and Aliens explores the law of aesthetics. We might not normally think of aesthetics as having its own law,…
Rank this Week: 3729

Law Library & Technology Blog

Law Library & Technology Blog

From the George Mason University School of Law.

http://blog.law.gmu.edu/library/
  • Nov 19

    GETTING READY FOR EXAMS: STUDY AIDS

    GETTING READY FOR EXAMS: STUDY AIDS
    The law library has numerous print study aids on reserve at the circulation desk that may be useful during exams: Get a broad overview: Nutshells Focus on the core principles: Concise Hornbooks and Understanding…
  • Nov 18

    HAPPY THANKSGIVING!

    HAPPY THANKSGIVING!
    On Thursday, November 26, 1789, the first Thanksgiving holiday was celebrated pursuant to a proclamation issued by President George Washington. A 1863 proclamation by President Abraham Lincoln established the last…
  • Nov 11

    VETERANS DAY

    VETERANS DAY
    Pursuant to 5 USC § 6103, Veterans Day is November 11 each year. GMUSL has a special commitment to serving our country’s veterans. Since 2004, the law school has provided a Clinic for Legal Assistance to Servicemembers and…
Rank this Week: 1240

Seattle University Law Library…

Seattle University Law Library INFO

Covers legal news, legal research and library news.

http://lawlibraryblog.seattleu.edu/
  • Nov 19

    New and Notable in the Library’s Recreational Reading Collection

    New and Notable in the Library’s Recreational Reading Collection
    Located on the 2nd floor of Library at the base of the stairs. Michael Hastings, The Last Magazine (Blue Rider Press 2014) LAW-McNaughton Collection (2nd Floor) PS3608.A86147L37 2014 “Hastings was one hell of a journalist, covering wars…
  • Nov 18

    Have You Registered for a Casemaker X Account Yet?

    Have You Registered for a Casemaker X Account Yet?
    One of the “perks” of becoming a member of the Washington State Bar Association (WSBA) is that you gain access to Casemaker, a subscription legal research database that has state and federal primary law (cases, statutes and…
  • Nov 17

    Security Precautions in the Library

    Security Precautions in the Library
    Theft can be a problem in any building on campus and we remind you to never leave personal belongings unattended in the library. Remember to take valuable items with you when you leave or ask a colleague to watch valuables if you will be gone…
Rank this Week: 544