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beSpacific

beSpacific

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

http://www.bespacific.com/
  • Oct 30

    Doing Business 2015

    Doing Business 2015
    “Doing Business 2015: Going Beyond Efficiency, a World Bank Group flagship publication, is the 12th in a series of annual reports measuring the regulations that enhance business activity and those that constrain it. Doing Business…
  • Oct 30

    Guide to Cyber Threat 6 Information Sharing (Draft) – NIST

    Guide to Cyber Threat 6 Information Sharing (Draft) – NIST
    NIST Special Publication 800-150 (Draft) Guide to Cyber Threat Information Sharing (Draft). Chris Johnson, Lee Badger, David Waltermire – Computer Security Division – Information Technology…
  • Oct 30

    The False Promise of Anonymity – CDT

    The False Promise of Anonymity – CDT
    Sarah St.Vincent and Alex Bradshaw: “In recent weeks, multiple apps promising “secret” messaging have had sensitive data exposed by breaches and the apps’ not-so-secret data-sharing practices. This news makes one thing…
Rank this Week: 27

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/
  • Oct 30

    Announcing the "Baseball and the Law" Trivia Champ And Crossword Solution

    Announcing the "Baseball and the Law" Trivia Champ And Crossword Solution
    Congratulations to our Baseball and the Law Trivia Crossword Winner Alex Samuel!Alex is an IP attorney from Concord, NH. He is a 2012 graduate of the University of New Hampshire Law School. Alex was the first person to submit a completed…
  • Oct 28

    World Series Extra: Enter the LAW AND BASEBALL Trivia Contest

    World Series Extra: Enter the LAW AND BASEBALL Trivia Contest
    Over the course of my career I have had the great fortune to work at several law firms and work with lawyers who made important contributions to  "the law of baseball."I thought it would be fun to celebrate the 2014 World Series with a…
  • Oct 20

    "Shark Tank" Law and "Decomplexification" at the COLPM 2014 Futures Conference

    "Shark Tank" Law and "Decomplexification" at the COLPM 2014 Futures Conference
    Last Friday I had the honor of being named a “Fellow” in the College of Law Practice Management at their annual meeting and  2014 Futures Conference at Suffolk University Law School in Boston.  The conference …
Rank this Week: 1003

Off the Shelf - The Osgood Hall…

Off the Shelf - The Osgood Hall Law School Library Blog

Covers developments in legal information and legal information technologies for research and practice.

http://libblog.osgoode.yorku.ca
  • Oct 30

    World Treaty Library: Now Available on HeinOnline

    World Treaty Library: Now Available on HeinOnline
    Various efforts have been put forth over the past decades to create a universal collection of all the treaties of the world. Now for the first time, through the cooperation of Tufts University, Brill Publishing, the United Nations…
  • Oct 30

    New HeinOnline Resources Added to the Library Catalogue

    New HeinOnline Resources Added to the Library Catalogue
    Approximately 4,700 new HeinOnline resources have been loaded to the library catalogue: HeinOnline Core Collection 263 new titles American Indian Law Collection 3 new titles Foreign Relations of the U.S. 5 new title History of International…
  • Oct 27

    Recent Acquisitions, October 20 – October 27, 2014

    Recent Acquisitions, October 20 – October 27, 2014
    22 new acquisitions in Osgoode Hall Law School Library, including 19 from 2014: The internationalisation of legal education : the future… Caenegem, William van,, Hiscock, Mary E. (Mary Elizabeth),… K 100 I58 2014 The…
Rank this Week: 598

Oregon Legal Research

Oregon Legal Research

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

http://blog.oregonlegalresearch.com/
  • Oct 30

    Oregon MCLE Reporting Year CLEs at Law Librarie

    Oregon MCLE Reporting Year CLEs at Law Librarie
    Visit our Oregon Continuing Legal Education (CLE) Course Materials in Law Libraries blog post for links. And if you want to speak out on the future of CLE independent-study (i.e. borrowed and shared CLE course materials), read OSB President…
  • Oct 28

    OJIN and OECI Access in Oregon County Law Librarie

    OJIN and OECI Access in Oregon County Law Librarie
    The following Oregon County Law Libraries have in-library public, or staff-assisted, access to OJIN, OECI, or ACMS (court dockets). (But these locations do not necessarily have access to the full-text of filed documents. You may need visit…
  • Oct 28

    Happy 9th Birthday Oregon Legal Research Blog

    Happy 9th Birthday Oregon Legal Research Blog
    My first (and truly sad) Oregon Legal Research blog post was written 9 years ago – and this is post number 3,122. I’ve come a long way since then, with lots of help from co-workers, managers, and most of all, … Continue…
Rank this Week: 3153

Oregon Legal Research

Oregon Legal Research

Features information about and links to Oregon Legal Research resources, in addition to comments about cases, statutes, and interesting events in the world of legal research and law libraries. By Laura Orr.

http://blog.oregonlegalresearch.com
  • Oct 30

    Oregon MCLE Reporting Year CLEs at Law Librarie

    Oregon MCLE Reporting Year CLEs at Law Librarie
    Visit our Oregon Continuing Legal Education (CLE) Course Materials in Law Libraries blog post for links. And if you want to speak out on the future of CLE independent-study (i.e. borrowed and shared CLE course materials), read OSB President…
  • Oct 28

    OJIN and OECI Access in Oregon County Law Librarie

    OJIN and OECI Access in Oregon County Law Librarie
    The following Oregon County Law Libraries have in-library public, or staff-assisted, access to OJIN, OECI, or ACMS (court dockets). (But these locations do not necessarily have access to the full-text of filed documents. You may need visit…
  • Oct 28

    Happy 9th Birthday Oregon Legal Research Blog

    Happy 9th Birthday Oregon Legal Research Blog
    My first (and truly sad) Oregon Legal Research blog post was written 9 years ago – and this is post number 3,122. I’ve come a long way since then, with lots of help from co-workers, managers, and most of all, … Continue…
Rank this Week: 301

Gallagher Blogs

Gallagher Blogs

Features library news and legal research tips. From the Marian Gould Gallagher Law Library of the University of Washington School of Law.

http://gallagherlawlibrary.blogspot.com/
  • Oct 30

    Bike Sharing and Helmet Mandate

    Bike Sharing and Helmet Mandate
    Seattle's new bike-sharing program, Pronto, recently launched. Currently, there are 500 bikes available to rent from 50 stations located in the neighborhoods of Capitol Hill, Belltown, South Lake Union, and the University District, among…
  • Oct 29

    Legal Theory Lexicon

    Legal Theory Lexicon
    Jeremy Bentham (1748-1832). See Legal Theory Lexicon 008: UtilitarianismWhen you study law, you come across legal theory terms  (often drawn from economics, philosophy, or political science). If you aren't fluent in this language, it can…
  • Oct 29

    Writing Tips from Bryan Garner

    Writing Tips from Bryan Garner
    Care about your writing? You should!One easy step you can take is to read Bryan Garner's regular usage tips. Either sign up for email (see the lower right corner of his Law Prose homepage) or follow Garner's blog.The email service is…
Rank this Week: 4334

UB Law Library Blog

UB Law Library Blog

Features news from the UB Law Library.

http://libweb.lib.buffalo.edu/blog/law
  • Oct 30

    New Human Rights Database

    New Human Rights Database
    The Loyola of Los Angeles International and Comparative Law Review has launched the Inter-American Court of Human Rights Project database. This free database currently has seventy-four summaries of Inter-American Court cases that are…
  • Oct 27

    The Title Shot

    The Title Shot
    I’ve heard tell there’s some kind of big baseball thing going on now. As someone who really doesn’t have a stance on professional sports other than to root against any Boston team on principle, the entire series might have…
  • Oct 16

    Knock It Off With The Knockoff

    Knock It Off With The Knockoff
    If there is one piece of my wardrobe that I consider a staple, hands down it’s my chucks. If you need to ask what color, clearly you don’t recall my philosophy from the Law Library’s fashion exhibit. Generations have enjoyed…
Rank this Week: 2180

Cincinnati Law Library Blog

Cincinnati Law Library Blog

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

http://cincinnatilaw.blogspot.com/
  • Oct 30

    Ohio Supreme Court upholds conviction and death sentence for man convicted of shooting police officer

    Ohio Supreme Court upholds conviction and death sentence for man convicted of shooting police officer
    Court News Ohio reports that the Ohio Supreme Court upheld the conviction and death sentence yesterday for a man convicted of the 2008 killing of a Twinsburg, Ohio police officer. The defendant, Ashford L. Thompson, was convicted in 2010 for…
  • Oct 29

    FTC files suit against AT&T for data throttling

    FTC files suit against AT&T for data throttling
    The Washington Post reports that the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) filed suit against AT&T on Tuesday for throttling the data access of consumers with unlimited plans. The FTC has summarized aspects of their complaint in a press release…
  • Oct 29

    Judge Leslie Isaiah Gaines, remembered

    Judge Leslie Isaiah Gaines, remembered
    Iconic attorney and former Hamilton County Municipal Court Judge Leslie Isaiah Gaines died Monday at the age of 69 after suffering from multiple health issues for many years. Mr. Gaines served as judge to the Hamilton County Municipal Court…
Rank this Week: 2996

Library Stuff

Library Stuff

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

http://www.librarystuff.net
  • Oct 30

    D.C. rethinks its central library plans, goes bigger

    D.C. rethinks its central library plans, goes bigger
    “The District’s big plans for its overhauled central library have expanded, though a mixed-use addition remains an option for the downtown landmark. The D.C. Public Library initially estimated it would need as little as 200,000…
  • Oct 30

    EPIC Launches FOIA.ROCKS

    EPIC Launches FOIA.ROCKS
    “EPIC has launched a new web site – FOIA.ROCKS – to celebrate Open Government and the Freedom of Information Act. The site includes links to several current FOIA initiatives, including a coalition letter to President Obama…
  • Oct 30

    EBSCO Introduces Flipster™, a New Way to Access Digital Magazine

    EBSCO Introduces Flipster™, a New Way to Access Digital Magazine
    “Continuing its tradition of working with libraries to help patrons find the content they want as quickly and conveniently as possible, EBSCO Information Services (EBSCO) is introducing Flipster™, which allows library patrons to…
Rank this Week: 458

Slaw

Slaw

A Canadian cooperative weblog on all things legal.

http://www.slaw.ca
  • Oct 30

    Who’s Watching the Spies?

    Who’s Watching the Spies?
    Much of the debate following the shootings in Ottawa and Saint-Jean-sur-le-Richelieu has turned on whether or not increased surveillance by Canadian law enforcement and intelligence agencies could have prevented the actions of Michael…
  • Oct 30

    Canadian Lawyers Making a Difference in Cambodia

    Canadian Lawyers Making a Difference in Cambodia
    Cambodia is slowly recovering from the barbarism of the Khmer Rouge regime and the subsequent civil war that devastated the nation during the last quarter of the twentieth century. The current authoritarian government has been in power for…
  • Oct 30

    Legal Business Development: Is a Lack of Confidence Holding You Back?

    Legal Business Development: Is a Lack of Confidence Holding You Back?
    Confidence. Do you have it? Sure, there are times that your confidence has been shaken… but deep down, are you confident in yourself and your ability? And how important is confidence to your success as a lawyer, a community leader…
Rank this Week: 78

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
  • Oct 30

    Trick or Treat from the Yale Law Library!

    Trick or Treat from the Yale Law Library!
    Happy Halloween from the Yale Law Library! There will be candy in the student lounge today and tomorrow until it runs out. If you are looking for extra spookiness, check out our book display “Here Be Witches” in the L3 Reading…
  • Oct 28

    Fundamentals of Treaty Research

    Fundamentals of Treaty Research
    Fundamentals of Treaty Research 3:10 pm, SLB 109, Wednesday, October 29, 2014
  • Oct 28

    Researching with Bloomberg Law

    Researching with Bloomberg Law
    Researching with Bloomberg Law 3:10 pm, SLB, 110, Wednesday, October 29, 2014
Rank this Week: 331

Library Boy

Library Boy

Features legal research news. By Michel-Adrien Sheppard.

http://micheladrien.blogspot.com/
  • Oct 30

    Academic Law Library Statistics 2012–2013 Published

    Academic Law Library Statistics 2012–2013 Published
    The Association of Research Libraries (ARL) released a new publication earlier this week entitled ARL Academic Law Library Statistics 2012–2013 (available for $170US).It describes collections, expenditures, personnel, and services…
  • Oct 30

    Canadian Forum on Civil Justice October 2014 Access to Justice Newsletter

    Canadian Forum on Civil Justice October 2014 Access to Justice Newsletter
    The non-profit Canadian Forum on Access to Justice (CFCJ) has been publishing a monthly newsletter about Access to Justice since early 2013. The latest issue of the newsletter includes: an article about international access to justice…
  • Oct 30

    Supreme Court of Canada: New Library Title

    Supreme Court of Canada: New Library Title
    The list of new library titles added to the Supreme Court of Canada collection for the period of October 1-15, 2014 is now available on the Court website. The web page explains: "The Supreme Court of Canada Library lends materials…
Rank this Week: 738

Pappas Law Library Blog

Pappas Law Library Blog

From the Boston University School of Law.

http://bulawinteractive.org/libraryblog/
  • Oct 30

    Staying Current with Twitter

    Staying Current with Twitter
    Among the many ways to stay current with news and information, those available to BU Law students include: searching and receiving legal news updates from such premium sources as Bloomberg/BNA and Law 360; reading legal blogs, which you can…
  • Oct 29

    Organization of the Securities Law

    Organization of the Securities Law
    Here’s a mini presentation on the organization of the federal securities laws. Securities Research Presentation (Donweber)
  • Oct 27

    Writing a Paper? Want to Impress your Professor? Make an Appointment with a Research Librarian.

    Writing a Paper? Want to Impress your Professor? Make an Appointment with a Research Librarian.
    Are you Googling and finding articles at sites that ask you to pay?  Chances are the library has a subscription to that journal.  Do you know the best books on your topic?  We can help you write a better paper by…
Rank this Week: 2070

Regent Law Library

Regent Law Library

Features library and legal news.

http://regentlawlibrary.blogspot.com/
  • Oct 30

    New Guides at Law Student Central

    New Guides at Law Student Central
    Have you checked out "Law Student Central" on the Law Library website?This month, we have added three new guides:1L Survival GuidePoints to key library resources, study aids and CALI lessons in six core areas for 1Ls: Law School Success,…
  • Oct 9

    Featured Resource: MoML FCIL

    Featured Resource: MoML FCIL
    Making of Modern Law: Foreign, Comparative and International Law, 1600-1926 MoML FCIL brings an amazing array of foreign, comparative, and international titles together. In addition to featuring foreign legal treatises,…
  • Sep 28

    New Guide to 2L and 3L Study Aid

    New Guide to 2L and 3L Study Aid
Rank this Week: 4314

CM Law Library Blog

CM Law Library Blog

Seeks to inform the Cleveland-Marshall College of Law community about key legal education, research, practice, and law library news, with a particular focus on Cuyahoga County and Ohio as well as faculty research interests.

http://cmlawlibraryblog.classcaster.net/
  • Oct 30

    Do You Know About Specialized Dockets in Ohio?

    Do You Know About Specialized Dockets in Ohio?
    After reading a recent article about drug courts in Cuyahoga County, I thought it might be good to point out to our readers these specialized dockets along with others in the state. The other two types of specialized dockets you may heard of…
  • Oct 29

    FAA Criminalizes the Use of Drone

    FAA Criminalizes the Use of Drone
    For the first time, the FAA (Federal Aviation Administration), has taken a stand on unmanned aircraft. In a notice posted on the FAA website on Monday, October 27, 2014, the FAA prohibits the use of drones and model planes near or over large…
  • Oct 29

    Recent Statistics on Internet Harassment

    Recent Statistics on Internet Harassment
    A recent report from the Pew Research Internet Project indicates that 73% of adult internet users have seen someone be harassed online and 40% have experienced online harassment themselves. Six types of online harassment were examined: being…
Rank this Week: 502

CS-SIS

CS-SIS

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

http://cssis.org
  • Oct 30

    Some apps for classroom learning

    Some apps for classroom learning
    As we start getting into the teaching season, here are few new(ish) apps that might be helpful in creating effective teaching experiences for students. Adobe Presenter 10 Presenter provides a quick and easy-to-use software platform to…
  • Jun 9

    Seeking Volunteers for the Cool Tools Cafe at the AALL Annual Meeting

    Seeking Volunteers for the Cool Tools Cafe at the AALL Annual Meeting
    Cool Tools Café will be at the AALL Annual Meeting again this year.  This program will feature informal demos of tools, apps, and gadgets that will help librarians create, organize, and deliver information, increase productivity,…
  • May 15

    2014 Election Result

    2014 Election Result
    Congratulations to our newly elected CS-SIS board members:Kincaid C. Brown (University of Michigan), Vice-chair/Chair ElectPatrick Butler (University of Connecticut), Member-at-largeMany thanks to all of our excellent candidates, and to the…
Rank this Week: 857

In Custodia Legis

In Custodia Legis

Covers current legal trends, collecting for the largest law library in the world, a British perspective, a perspective from New Zealand, legislative developments in THOMAS, and cultural intelligence and the law.

http://blogs.loc.gov/law
  • Oct 30

    Law Library Reading Room: The Undo before the Redo – Pic of the Week

    Law Library Reading Room: The Undo before the Redo – Pic of the Week
    For those of you who follow our @LawLibCongress Twitter account, you may already be aware that most everything has been removed from our Reading Room.  Robert and I tweeted many pictures as books and shelves left, using the hashtag…
  • Oct 29

    An Interview with Xiao Yu, Foreign Law Intern

    An Interview with Xiao Yu, Foreign Law Intern
    This week’s interview is with Xiao Yu, who is currently working as a foreign law intern at the Law Library of Congress. Describe your background. I was born in the Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region in South Central China, which has the…
  • Oct 27

    Ukraine: Two Understandings of Lustration

    Ukraine: Two Understandings of Lustration
    The following is a guest post by Peter Roudik, director of legal research at the Law Library of Congress.  He has written a number of posts for In Custodia Legis, including on “Crimean History, Status, and Referendum,”…
Rank this Week: 375

The Blackacre Times

The Blackacre Times

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

http://theblackacretimes.com/
  • Oct 30

    On Your Radar

    On Your Radar
    By Nirvi Shah Here are a few suggestions of some of the things that should be on your radar as exams and winter break draw near. For the scared 1Ls: Yes, your first exam period in law school is intimidating. Fortunately, everyone else in your…
  • Oct 27

    Booking A Study Room

    Booking A Study Room
    Study space will be in high demand as we get closer to the exam season. The study rooms located in the Law Library are some of the best places prepare for exams if you prefer group study. The study rooms come in several sizes, include…
  • Oct 24

    Legal Encyclopedia

    Legal Encyclopedia
    By this time in the semester, if you have heard it once you have heard it a thousand times, start your research with a secondary source. Easier said than done, right? With a library full of treatises and law review articles, it can be hard to…
Rank this Week: 783

The Fred Parks Law Library Blog

The Fred Parks Law Library Blog

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

http://thefredparkslawlibrary.blogspot.com/
  • Oct 30

    Throwback Thursday: Happy Halloween!

    Throwback Thursday: Happy Halloween!
    By Heather Kushnerick, Special Collections Librarian & College ArchivistEvery year, about this time, STCL's most dedicated alum shows up to do some research.Here he is in 1991Remember: good lawyers never retire, they just change practice…
  • Oct 29

    TECH TIP! Saving File as PDF on MAC Computers!

    TECH TIP! Saving File as PDF on MAC Computers!
    By Joseph K. Plumbar
  • Oct 28

    Collection Spotlight -- Halloween Edition

    Collection Spotlight -- Halloween Edition
    by Barbara Szalkowski, Senior Catalog LibrarianNow Appearing in the Library!Chapters to note:Scary cases : Halloween pranks gone badHal-law-een would be really scary!
Rank this Week: 862

New Jersey Law Librarians…

New Jersey Law Librarians Association (NJLLA)

Features New Jersey law library news.

http://njlla.org/blog/
  • 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…
  • Oct 29

    Practice Tip: Federal Docket Searching

    Practice Tip: Federal Docket Searching
    A regular feature of life for law librarians is docket searching. We all know the woes of using New Jersey’s state court public case access. While we have left behind the buzzing and beeping of our modems from the old dial-up ACMS…
  • Oct 1

    October 2014 Brown Bag Luncheon

    October 2014 Brown Bag Luncheon
    [ October 14, 2014; 12:00 pm to 2:00 pm. October 22, 2014; 12:00 pm to 2:00 pm. ] OCTOBER 2014 BROWN BAG LUNCHEONS Insight from the Trenches – Suggestions and Solutions Since we face similar issues and challenges in our work, we can…
Rank this Week: 3316

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/
  • 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…
  • Oct 27

    Indigenous Law Portal Makes finding Tribal Law Easier

    Indigenous Law Portal Makes finding Tribal Law Easier
    Tribal law can be difficult to find for a variety reasons: individual tribes may not have the resources to publish their laws, may choose not to make them available electronically, or even may restrict outside access to their laws.  The…
  • Oct 20

    Free Access to Historical Federal Legal Resource

    Free Access to Historical Federal Legal Resource
    The Library of Congress and HeinOnline recently announced a unique partnership that makes historical U.S. legal materials now available on the Library of Congress’ web portal, the Guide to Law Online.  While federal materials…
Rank this Week: 3300

Cleveland Law Library Weblog

Cleveland Law Library Weblog

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

http://suealtmeyer.typepad.com/cleveland_law_library_web/
  • Oct 30

    Tech Thursday: Tools To Protect You Online

    Tech Thursday: Tools To Protect You Online
    You can never be too careful when you are surfing online. Fortunately, there are tools that can help you stay safe. Rex Santus lists eleven tools to keep us safe in his Mashable article "11 free tools to protect your...
  • Oct 24

    Ohio Supreme Court Is Already Testing Its New E-Filing Portal and Plans a Full Launch in 2015

    Ohio Supreme Court Is Already Testing Its New E-Filing Portal and Plans a Full Launch in 2015
    Court News Ohio reports that the Ohio Supreme Court is already testing its new e-filing portal with a pilot project involving a subset of 85 lawyers who regularly file documents with the Court. In addition to online access, the portal...
  • Oct 24

    Cuyahoga County Common Pleas Court Getting a Second Drug Court in 2015

    Cuyahoga County Common Pleas Court Getting a Second Drug Court in 2015
    Court News Ohio reports that Cuyahoga County Common Pleas Court is adding a second drug court next year, in 2015, to help provide more defendants with treatment options, instead of prison sentences. "Judge Joan Synenberg will oversee the new…
Rank this Week: 716

TMLL Library News

TMLL Library News

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

http://umlaw.typepad.com/tmll_news/
  • Oct 30

    User Services Desk Closed Today from 2-3

    User Services Desk Closed Today from 2-3
    The Library's front desk, the User Services Desk, will be closed today from 2:00 - 3:00 pm. While there will be no library services during that time, the Library will remain open.
  • Oct 21

    Ebook Pilot Program Extended

    Ebook Pilot Program Extended
    The Thurgood Marshall Law Library, as a participant in the University System of Maryland and Affiliated Institutions (USMAI) Library Consortium has decided to extend an innovative Demand Driven Acquisitions (DDA) pilot program with vendor…
  • Oct 16

    BNA Publications on Bloomberg Law

    BNA Publications on Bloomberg Law
    Several Bloomberg BNA Books, Manuals and Portfolios have been recently added to Bloomberg Law. You can now access the following publications through the Legal Analysis and News tab on the Bloomberg Law Menu Bar: Bloomberg BNA Books: The…
Rank this Week: 4317

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/
  • Oct 30

    Voluntary sector at forefront of new fight against reoffending – Ministry of Justice

    Voluntary sector at forefront of new fight against reoffending – Ministry of Justice
    ‘A major step towards completing the government’s crucial rehabilitation reforms was taken today, as the organisations that will play a key role in turning round the lives of offenders were announced.’ Full story Ministry of…
  • Oct 30

    Intellectual Property Act 2014: The New Law on Opinions – NIPC Law

    Intellectual Property Act 2014: The New Law on Opinions – NIPC Law
    ‘As I indicated in How the Intellectual Property Act 2014 changes British Patent Law JD Supra 21 June 2014 s.16 of the Intellectual Property Act 2014 amends s.74A and s.74B of the Patents Act 1977 and inserts three new subsections into…
  • Oct 30

    The Spywatcher – BBC Law in Action

    The Spywatcher – BBC Law in Action
    ‘The Intelligence Services Commissioner, Sir Mark Waller, gives Law In Action his first broadcast interview. Sir Mark, a retired judge, is charged with judicial oversight of, among other organisations, MI5, MI6 and GCHQ.’ Listen…
Rank this Week: 5

Moritz Legal Information Blog

Moritz Legal Information Blog

Legal information and research resouces. By the Michael E. Moritz Law Library at Ohio State University.

http://moritzlegalinformation.blogspot.com/
  • Oct 30

    #AskAnArchivist

    #AskAnArchivist
    What do archivists do? Check out #AskAnArchivist today on Twitter.  Lindy Smith, Research Services Archivist, will be answering OSU-related questions.  And archivists from around the country are answering any other questions you might…
  • Oct 28

    Keeping the Internet Clean: A Legal Question?

    Keeping the Internet Clean: A Legal Question?
    Have you ever filtered out content in your Facebook feed or on a search engine because it is too sexually graphic or disturbingly violent? Ever wondered, with that First Amendment and all, who determines if your assessment of the content is…
  • Oct 23

    Representing a Small Busine

    Representing a Small Busine
    Last week we brought you an interview regarding patent litigation and a podcaster. Who knew representing a small business could involve every legal issue under the sun? It's like being general counsel with the need to know everything from…
Rank this Week: 554

Scholarly Communications @ Duke

Scholarly Communications @ Duke

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

http://blogs.library.duke.edu/scholcomm/
  • Oct 30

    Swimming in muddy water

    Swimming in muddy water
    Since the ruling from the Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals in the Georgia State copyright case came out two weeks ago, most commentators have come to the same conclusions.  It is a mostly negative ruling, in which publishers actually…
  • Oct 19

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

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

    A reversal for Georgia State

    A reversal for Georgia State
    The Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals has issued its ruling in the publisher appeal of a district court decision that found most instances of electronic reserve copying at Georgia State to be fair use.  The appellate court ruling is 129…
Rank this Week: 522

CT Judicial Law Libraries' NewsLog

CT Judicial Law Libraries' NewsLog

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

http://ersa.jud.ct.gov/lawlibnews/Lists/Posts/AllPosts.aspx
  • Oct 30

    Criminal Law Supreme Court Opinion - 10/30/2014

    Criminal Law Supreme Court Opinion - 10/30/2014
    Category: Recent Decisions;Criminal Opinions Body: SC19117 - State v. Jones (Assault of public safety personnel; engaging police in pursuit; "Practice Book § 42-23 (a) requires that a trial court "shall submit to the jury . . . [a]ll…
  • Oct 29

    New Research Guide: Motion to Strike

    New Research Guide: Motion to Strike
    Category: FYI;Legal Research;Self-Help Body: A new research guide, Motion to Strike, has been added to our Research Guides page.   Table of ContentsSection 1: Legal Sufficiency of ComplaintSection 2: Legal Sufficiency of Prayer for…
  • Oct 29

    Criminal Law Supreme Court Opinion - 10/29/2014

    Criminal Law Supreme Court Opinion - 10/29/2014
    Category: Recent Decisions;Criminal Opinions Body: SC18995 - State v. Jordan (Attempt to commit robbery third degree; conspiracy to commit robbery third degree; tampering with physical evidence; committing offense while on release; persistent…
Rank this Week: 1407

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/
  • Oct 30

    Inside the Mind of a Judge

    Inside the Mind of a Judge
    “…[D]edicated to the Training & Education of the Minnesota Trial Bench and Attorneys,” the Pendleton Judicial Training Updates is a website which allows a person to get a judge’s point of view on a myriad of…
  • Oct 24

    Elevate Your Voting Game

    Elevate Your Voting Game
    Will this year be another election that catches you blindsided in the voting booth with an assortment of names that you haven’t researched?  Don’t you want to know more about a candidate than mere party affiliation before…
  • Oct 15

    On Getting that Second Chance

    On Getting that Second Chance
    The Law Librarian shared her enthusiasm last year about the life change of bank robber turned future-lawyer Shon Hopwood (who is clerking for U.S. Court of Appeals Judge Janice Rogers Brown).   Hopwood graduated from the…
Rank this Week: 1525

Seattle University Law Library…

Seattle University Law Library INFO

Covers legal news, legal research and library news.

http://lawlibraryblog.seattleu.edu/
  • Oct 30

    New and Notable Books from the McNaughton Recreational Reading Collection

    New and Notable Books from the McNaughton Recreational Reading Collection
    This section is found on the 2nd Floor of Library, at the base of the stairs. Smith Henderson, Fourth of July Creek (Ecco 2013) LAW- McNaughton Collection (2nd Floor) PS3608.E52737F68 2014 “Dedicated social worker Pete Snow lives in…
  • Oct 29

    Banned Books 2014

    Banned Books 2014
    Celebrate the Freedom to Read during Banned Books Week 2014. For over 30 years libraries, publishers, booksellers, journalists, teachers and readers have been coming together during Banned Book Week to explore the issues and controversies…
  • Oct 28

    New Books in the Library

    New Books in the Library
    The New Books collection is located directly in front of the reference desk. Ann M. Israel, Advice for the Lawlorn: Career Do’s and Don’ts From One of the Most Successful Legal Recruiters in the Country (ABA 2014) LAW-New…
Rank this Week: 1630

Out of the Jungle

Out of the Jungle

Thoughts on the present and future of legal information, legal research, and legal education. From Jim Milles, BJ Kaufman, Betsy McKenzie, Linda Ryan, Marie S. Newman, Greg Laughlin, Ann Puckett, Gail Daly and Jacqueline Cantwell.

http://outofthejungle.blogspot.com/
  • Oct 29

    Isaac Asimov on Creativity

    Isaac Asimov on Creativity
    A new essay published many years after being written by Isaac Asimov, in this month's MIT Technology Review. Asimov had been invited to participate as part of a government funded effort to imagine the most creative approaches possible for a…
  • Oct 28

    FDA pressuring ICANN over Internet Drug Website

    FDA pressuring ICANN over Internet Drug Website
    Oh, my! I don't know what to say. Wall Street Journal reports in depth about the U. S. Food and Drug Administration snarling and grumping (and more foreign regulatory snapping, too), about ICANN (Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and…
  • Oct 16

    EQUALITY - aka RESPECT

    EQUALITY - aka RESPECT
    Massachusetts is struggling with a problem that keeps popping up in the news. And people keep being stunned and amazed.Women in this state make 70 cents for every dollar that men make.And that is in this bastion of education, liberalism, and…
Rank this Week: 1184

CWSL Library News

CWSL Library News

From the California Western School of Law.

http://blogs.cwsl.edu/blog/library/
  • Oct 29

    Maintenance is aware of the A/C problems…

    Maintenance is aware of the A/C problems on the 3rd & 4th floors. If you feel uncomfortable with the temperature, the 1st & 2nd floors here and the 350 building are all at comfortable temperatures.
  • Oct 28

    Using American Law Report

    Using American Law Report
    Find the article here The Problem: A major client’s son, who attends a public middle school, is being teased in a sexual manner by one of his male classmates. The school says that because the teasing is by a fellow male student, it…
  • Oct 21

    In the spirit of Halloween, the 2nd Floor…

    In the spirit of Halloween, the 2nd Floor Display case features books on witch trials (European & U.S.), witchcraft and Satanism from our collection.
Rank this Week: 2596

Hunter's Query

Hunter's Query

Features research tips and law library news. From the Howard W. Hunter Law Library at the J. Reuben Clark Law School.

http://huntersquery.byulaw.info/wordpress/
Rank this Week: 221

Legal Scholarship Blog

Legal Scholarship Blog

Features law-related calls for papers, conferences and workshops. From the Ohio State Moritz College of Law, University of Georgia School of Law, University of Pittsburgh School of Law and University of Washington School of Law.

http://legalscholarshipblog.com
  • Oct 29

    International Conference on Sustainable Development—Richards Bay, South Africa

    International Conference on Sustainable Development—Richards Bay, South Africa
    The International Conference on Sustainable Development 2014 South Africa will take place Dec. 2–3, 2014, in Richards Bay, South Africa. It is jointly presented by the International Centre for Interdisciplinary Research in Law (ICIRL)…
  • Oct 28

    American Political Science Ass’n Annual Meeting—Diversities Reconsidered—San Francisco

    American Political Science Ass’n Annual Meeting—Diversities Reconsidered—San Francisco
    The American Political Science Association (APSA) holds its annual meeting Sept. 3-6, 2015, in San Francisco. The theme is Diversities Reconsidered: Politics, and Political Science, in the 21st Century. Proposal submissions are due Dec. 15,…
  • Oct 28

    Faculty Research Fellowship—Iowa City, IA

    Faculty Research Fellowship—Iowa City, IA
    The University of Iowa Law Library invites applications for its newly created Bonfield Fellowship for a visiting researcher. Nominations are due by Feb. 1, 2015. The University of Iowa Law Library is among the three largest law school…
Rank this Week: 36

Due Process

Due Process

By the Georgetown Law Library.

https://blogs.commons.georgetown.edu/dueprocess/
  • Oct 29

    Bone, Thugs, & Harmony?

    Bone, Thugs, & Harmony?
    Ever look at the Supreme Court and think – What a pack of mongrels? Well, now you really can think of them as a bunch of mutts thanks to John Oliver and the folks at Last Week Tonight. He’s given all of us Supreme Court groupies a…
  • Oct 28

    Summer Associate Survey available on ALM Legal Intelligence

    Summer Associate Survey available on ALM Legal Intelligence
    Are you curious what summer associates are saying about their summer positions? Which law firms provide the most interesting work? Which firms are most inclined to extend offers to summer associates? Check out the Summer Associate Survey now…
  • Oct 6

    Supreme Court denies cert in the same-sex marriage case

    Supreme Court denies cert in the same-sex marriage case
    On the order list for the first day of the term, the Supreme Court denied cert in all seven of the petitions arising from challenges to state bans on same-sex marriage. This includes the 4th Circuit decision concerning the Virginia…
Rank this Week: 2524

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/
  • Oct 29

    Supreme Court more accessible

    Supreme Court more accessible
    The ABA Journal online has an interesting article about how the internet, social media and technology have made the Supreme Court more accessible because of blogs, websites, Twitter postings etc. People interested in the Supreme Court blog…
  • Oct 23

    Asimov on creativity

    Asimov on creativity
    The MIT Technology Review has published an essay titled "On Creativity" that was written by famous scientist and author Isaac Asimov, who died in 1992.  The essay was written in 1959, when Asimov was considering joining an MIT project…
  • Oct 23

    Homeland Security Digital Library on Pandemic

    Homeland Security Digital Library on Pandemic
    The Homeland Security Digital Library's fall 2014 newsletter provides timely information and links to documents about communicable diseases and pandemics. Potentially deadly communicable diseases require additional vigilance and knowledge…
Rank this Week: 481

Virtual Library Cat's Eye View

Virtual Library Cat's Eye View

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

http://deanelawlibrary.blogspot.com/
  • Oct 29

    New CRS Report: The Appointment Process for U.S. Circuit and District Court Nominations: An Overview

    New CRS Report: The Appointment Process for U.S. Circuit and District Court Nominations: An Overview
    "In recent decades, the process for appointing judges to the U.S. circuit courts of appeals and the U.S. district courts has been of continuing Senate interest. The responsibility for making these appointments is shared by the President and…
  • Oct 27

    The Making of Modern Law: U.S. Supreme Court Records and Briefs, 1832-1978

    The Making of Modern Law: U.S. Supreme Court Records and Briefs, 1832-1978
    Not everything is on Bloomberg, Lexis Advance or Westlaw Next, especially if you are looking for older documents.  The Making of Modern Law:  U.S. Supreme Court Records and Briefs, 1832-1978 is an excellent source for Writs of…
  • Oct 26

    HeinOnline Training Video

    HeinOnline Training Video
    HeinOnline is recently in the process of updating its training materials including videos.  A new video has been added on how to print PDFs using HeinOnline.  New videos will be added every month on a range of topics including using…
Rank this Week: 1808

Charlotte Law Library News

Charlotte Law Library News

Covers research, books and library news. From the Charlotte School of Law library team.

http://charlottelawlibrary.wordpress.com
  • Oct 29

    Top Five Tips for Appropriate Email Etiquette from CSL’s Center for Professional Development

    Top Five Tips for Appropriate Email Etiquette from CSL’s Center for Professional Development
    By Aithyni K. Rucker, Esq. In this digital age, communication has become more informal and we communicate in 140 characters or less.  However, even electronic communication must remain professional, timely, and audience appropriate.…
  • Oct 29

    ALR Student’s Corner: Douglas’ Form

    ALR Student’s Corner: Douglas’ Form
    Douglas’ Forms is an indispensable, five volume set of hundreds of forms covering the following areas of North Carolina civil practice: Business Transactions; Civil Litigation; Wills, Trusts, and Estate Administration; and Domestic…
  • Oct 28

    U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit

    U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit
    On Friday, October 31st, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit will hold an argument session at Charlotte School of Law. Three arguments will be heard by the court, with each case taking about 40 minutes. After the ……
Rank this Week: 4323

Class Action Countermeasures

Class Action Countermeasures

Covers class action defense. By McGuireWoods LLP.

http://www.classactioncountermeasures.com
  • Oct 29

    The Guardianship Model of the Class Action

    The Guardianship Model of the Class Action
    Northwestern Law professor Martin Redish should be very familiar to readers of this blog. I’ve covered his work before, from his constitutional challenges to the class action through his critique of the cy pres remedy to…
  • Oct 22

    A Theory of Novel Injury Theorie

    A Theory of Novel Injury Theorie
    Back in 2010, noted legal scholar Marc Galanter wrote an article on “The Dialectic of Injury and Remedy.” It contains only one explicit mention of class actions, but, in general, touches on some points that recur frequently…
  • Oct 15

    The State of the Merger Class Action

    The State of the Merger Class Action
    Merger-challenge class actions have become very popular in the last decade. (For a great source of data, check Cornerstone Research’s surveys on the subject.) They operate similar to traditional securities class actions, but have…
Rank this Week: 1602

Legal Informatics Blog

Legal Informatics Blog

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

http://legalinformatics.wordpress.com
Rank this Week: 112

Nevada Supreme Court Library

Nevada Supreme Court Library

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

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

    Save the Date: Westlaw Classic Will Be Retired on August 21, 2015

    Save the Date: Westlaw Classic Will Be Retired on August 21, 2015
    West has announced Westlaw Classic's retirement date: August 21, 2015. Read more on the Legal Solutions blog and download the free user guide "Comparing Westlaw Classic to WestlawNext," to help you make the transition. Additionally,…
  • Oct 21

    From the Thomson Reuters Westlaw Library…

    From the Thomson Reuters Westlaw Library Relations Newsletter, October 2014:New Title Added to USCA:  Title 52 Voting and ElectionsA new subject matter title, Title 52 Voting and Elections, has been created within United States Code by…
  • Oct 20

    Westlaw Tip of the Week: Searching Secondary Sources More Efficiently

    Westlaw Tip of the Week: Searching Secondary Sources More Efficiently
    This is an old(ish) Tip of the Week, but still helpful information.  One tip I give our patrons is WestlawNext can be a good way to identify relevant chapters of treatises, since it searches across the entire West platform, not just the…
Rank this Week: 1593

BLS Library Blog

BLS Library Blog

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

http://www.blslibrary.com/
  • Oct 28

    Help Us See the Light!

    Help Us See the Light!
    The correct light bulb that is. The Library is considering new light bulbs for the library tables lamps on the 2nd and 3rd floors of the library. Please look at the lights in the four lamps on the first table as you enter the Law Review Room…
  • Oct 28

    Reminder: First Year Research Quiz Review Today & Bluebook Review Thursday

    Reminder: First Year Research Quiz Review Today & Bluebook Review Thursday
    If you are worried about your upcoming Legal Research and Bluebook Quiz, have no fear. Reference librarians are here to help. Bring any and all of your research questions and concerns to today’s or next Tuesday’s session.…
  • Oct 24

    New Books List October 21, 2014

    New Books List October 21, 2014
    Brooklyn Law School Library latest New Books List has 70 items on a wide range of subjects. Of particular interest to legal scholars of administrative law is Tocqueville’s Nightmare: The Administrative State Emerges in America,…
Rank this Week: 337

Et Seq. - The Harvard Law School…

Et Seq. - The Harvard Law School Library Blog

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

http://etseq.law.harvard.edu/
Rank this Week: 2388

The Gavel

The Gavel

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

http://law.okcu.edu/?cat=19
  • Oct 28

    Wacky Halloween Law

    Wacky Halloween Law
    October 31st, typically associated with trick-or-treating, candy and costumes, is not considered fun for all in different locations across the United States. What may be a fun tradition for many has resulted in some abnormal laws. Take a…
  • Oct 24

    Information Overload & Emotional Wellness – Part 2

    Information Overload & Emotional Wellness – Part 2
    October is Emotional Wellness month. The first step to increasing emotional wellness is to assess your current state. Next, try some of these ideas from http://www.examiner.com/article/october-is-emotional-wellness-month:Be conscious of not…
  • Oct 23

    Get to Work :: Symplicity Job of the Day

    Get to Work :: Symplicity Job of the Day
    Title and Curative Landman Symplicity Job ID 7979 Application Deadline: October 31, 2014… Read more
Rank this Week: 188

Legal Research Plus

Legal Research Plus

By Paul Lomio, Erika V. Wayne, Kate, Wilko and George Wilson. The authors are law librarians and advanced legal research instructors at Stanford Law School.

http://legalresearchplus.com
  • Oct 28

    New Congressional Research Service (CRS) Report on CyberCrime

    New Congressional Research Service (CRS) Report on CyberCrime
    The Congressional Research Service (CRS) earlier this month posted a new report: Cybercrime: An Overview of the Federal Computer Fraud and Abuse Statute and Related Federal Criminal Laws by Charles Doyle (97-1025) From the report’s…
  • Oct 3

    World Wildlife Fund’s (WWF’s) “Living Planet Report 2014″

    World Wildlife Fund’s (WWF’s) “Living Planet Report 2014″
    The World Wildlife Fund (WWF) has recently released its Living Planet Report 2014 — for the full report, please see here. Unfortunately, biodiversity on earth seems to be in worse shape than ever and is declining in both…
  • Oct 3

    Per U.S. Library of Congress, Congress.gov Is No Longer in Beta Phase

    Per U.S. Library of Congress, Congress.gov Is No Longer in Beta Phase
    Per the U.S. Library of Congress, Congress.gov — the successor to THOMAS — is no longer in its beta phase — please see the following news release: Congress.gov Officially Out of Beta From the news release, here are some new…
Rank this Week: 1539

Dane Co Legal Resource Center…

Dane Co Legal Resource Center Blawg

Features local legal news and information for Dane County (Wis.) judges, attorneys, and members of the public interested in legal research.

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

    Follow DCLRC to wilawlibrary.gov!

    Follow DCLRC to wilawlibrary.gov!
    This blog is no longer updated. Get information about the Dane County Legal Resource Center (DCLRC) at http://wilawlibrary.gov.Check out the Wisconsin State Law Library's blog and WSLL @ Your Service newsletter for news and updates on DCLRC.
  • Aug 14

    SCR 20 conference

    SCR 20 conference
    Supreme Court Order 04-07, dated 8/7/06, announces the open administrative conference where the Court will discuss the final issues relating to the proposed draft to amend Supreme Court Rules Chapter 20, the Rules of Professional Conduct for…
  • Aug 3

    LegalTrac Users: Look for a New Interface

    LegalTrac Users: Look for a New Interface
    Users of the LegalTrac database will notice a new homepage and changes in how search results are displayed and organized. Watch for more info about these changes in an upcoming newsletter of the State Law Library.Thanks to WSLL staff for…
Rank this Week: 3020