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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
  • Sep 2

    UNPUBLISHED OPINION: Marriage of Devine

    UNPUBLISHED OPINION: Marriage of Devine
    The Montana Supreme Court has issued an Unpublished Opinion in the following matter: CIVIL – DOMESTIC RELATIONS DA 14-0005, 2014 MT 238N, IN RE THE MARRIAGE OF: ANGELA STANGER DEVINE, Petitioner and Appellant, v. SEAN MICHAEL DEVINE,…
  • Sep 2

    UNPUBLISHED OPINION: Matter of L.D.L.B.

    UNPUBLISHED OPINION: Matter of L.D.L.B.
    The Montana Supreme Court has issued an Unpublished Opinion in the following matter: CIVIL – ADOPTIONS DA 13-0731, 2014 MT 237N, IN RE THE MATTER OF: L.D.L.B., A Minor Child.
  • Sep 2

    UNPUBLISHED OPINION: Hardman v. State

    UNPUBLISHED OPINION: Hardman v. State
    The Montana Supreme Court has issued an Unpublished Opinion in the following matter: CIVIL – POSTCONVICTION DA 13-0524, 2014 MT 236N, JEFFREY LYNN HARDMAN, Petitioner and Appellant, v. STATE OF MONTANA, Respondent and Appellee.
Rank this Week: 34

The Blackacre Times

The Blackacre Times

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

http://theblackacretimes.com/
  • Sep 2

    Educational Flashback: School House Rock

    Educational Flashback: School House Rock
    By Darius Wood This Sunday, September 7th at 7 p.m. ABC will air a special where they attempt to rank and determine the best School House Rock song of all-time. School House Rock is educational musical series that aired from 1973 to 1985 on…
  • Aug 26

    Need Help? We Can Help!

    Need Help? We Can Help!
    Whether you have been spinning your wheels for hours on a Legal Bibliography assignment, unable to get started on a research paper, or are having trouble tracking down a source for your law review article, we can help. The reference…
  • Aug 22

    I Have Bloomberg Law, Lexis Advance, & WestlawNext…Now How Do I Use Them?

    I Have Bloomberg Law, Lexis Advance, & WestlawNext…Now How Do I Use Them?
    During the first week of orientation, you should have received authorization codes for Bloomberg Law, Lexis Advance, and WestlawNext. During your first year here at Georgia State Law, you will be using them predominately in Lawyering:…
Rank this Week: 1640

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/
  • Sep 2

    In-house Counsel, Outside Counsel, Legal Rebel: Insights from Bloomberg BNA's New President David Perla

    In-house Counsel, Outside Counsel, Legal Rebel: Insights from Bloomberg BNA's New President David Perla
    David Perla at the BBNA "Wall of Firsts" c.BBNAOn July 14th, Bloomberg announced the appointment of David Perla as the new President  of Bloomberg BNA Legal. Perla was a fascinating choice given his path from corporate lawyer (Katten…
  • Aug 29

    Pacer Disrupting Big Data One Byte at aTime

    Pacer Disrupting Big Data One Byte at aTime
    Big Data Hits a Wall c. J O'GradyThe disruption of access to court dockets through Pacer has implications beyond the retrieval of dockets and documents.The  Administrative Office of the US Courts announced on August 11th that archival…
  • Aug 27

    Ravel Law: Legal Research Radically Reimagined

    Ravel Law: Legal Research Radically Reimagined
    It is an understatement to say that Ravel Law is not your father's research platform. You are not just using a new product, you are entering the "world of Ravel"... and you need to check all your preconceptions about legal research at the…
Rank this Week: 1233

Legal Research Plus

Legal Research Plus

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

http://legalresearchplus.com
Rank this Week: 550

Library Stuff

Library Stuff

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

http://www.librarystuff.net
  • Sep 2

    Shanghai Library adds 2 million records to WorldCat to share its collection with the world

    Shanghai Library adds 2 million records to WorldCat to share its collection with the world
    “Shanghai Library, the largest public library in China and one of the largest libraries in the world, has contributed 2 million holdings to WorldCat, including some 770,000 unique bibliographic records, to share its collection…
  • Sep 2

    The Data-driven Library of the Future

    The Data-driven Library of the Future
    “Last November, Portland-based library design consultant Aaron Schmidt wrote on Twitter that he wanted to create logos and visual identity packages for libraries. His first rule: “no likenesses of books.” It goes without…
  • Sep 2

    Why Your Library May Soon Have Laser Cutters and 3-D Printer

    Why Your Library May Soon Have Laser Cutters and 3-D Printer
    “Visit the downtown branch of the Chattanooga Public Library and you’ll find the usual stuff: rows of books, magazines, and computers. But walk up to the fourth floor and there’s something unexpected. It’s a…
Rank this Week: 132

beSpacific

beSpacific

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

http://www.bespacific.com/
  • Sep 2

    Minimum Wage Legislation Database – NCSL

    Minimum Wage Legislation Database – NCSL
    National Conference of State Legislatures: “Minimum wage bills from the current legislative session are available in a searchable database. You can search by state, bill number, author, status or keyword, or track all minimum…
  • Sep 2

    Decline in Prosecutions for National Internal Security and Terrorism

    Decline in Prosecutions for National Internal Security and Terrorism
    Transactional Records Access Clearinghouse: “Criminal prosecutions in the area of national internal security and terrorism have declined steadily since fiscal year 2002. According to the latest available data from the Justice…
  • Sep 2

    40 Percent of Countries with Largest Shale Energy Resources Face Water Stre

    40 Percent of Countries with Largest Shale Energy Resources Face Water Stre
    Paul Reig and Andrew Maddocks, World Resources Institute: “…extracting natural gas and tight oil from shale poses environmental risks, especially when it comes to water. Hydraulic fracturing requires up to 25…
Rank this Week: 22

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
  • Sep 2

    Welcome to Yale Law School, Fall 2014

    Welcome to Yale Law School, Fall 2014
    Welcome to Yale Law School (YLS). We’re glad you’re here!
  • Sep 2

    New exhibit: "The Common Law Epitomiz'd: Anthony Taussig's Law Books"

    New exhibit: "The Common Law Epitomiz'd: Anthony Taussig's Law Books"
    “The Common Law Epitomiz’d: Anthony Taussig’s Law Books” is the latest exhibit from the Yale Law Library’s Rare Book collection. It showcases the Law Library’s acquisitions from the greatest private…
  • Sep 1

    A Title is Born: Introducing Title 52 of the United States Code

    A Title is Born: Introducing Title 52 of the United States Code
    I write the share the exciting news that there is a new title in the US Code. Title 52 reclassifies and enacts/codifies into positive law the voting and election sections of Titles 2 and 42. This a just a reclassification and no new laws were…
Rank this Week: 521

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/
  • Sep 2

    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. New resources at Harvard for…
  • Aug 22

    Welcome, LLMs!

    Welcome, LLMs!
    A big welcome from the HLS Library! We wanted to inform you of our library orientation schedule and instructions for signing up for the library tours and e-research training sessions. The library tours will introduce you to the physical…
  • Aug 14

    HOLLIS+: Research at Harvard just got more awesome!

    HOLLIS+: Research at Harvard just got more awesome!
    HOLLIS+ is the scholarly alternative to Google. Search and grab books, articles & more.  Check out this user guide for quick ideas on getting started for optimum search! Why use HOLLIS+? Search for books and articles…
Rank this Week: 1543

Slaw

Slaw

A Canadian cooperative weblog on all things legal.

http://www.slaw.ca
  • Sep 2

    Canadian Law Video Site LegalTube.ca Launched

    Canadian Law Video Site LegalTube.ca Launched
    Congratulations to the folks at LawyerLocate.ca Inc., Natalie Waddell and Mark C. Robins, for launching their new Canadian law video distribution site LegalTube.ca. The website is aimed at the public, giving easy video access on a wide…
  • Sep 2

    New Alberta Court of Appeal Rule

    New Alberta Court of Appeal Rule
    Yesterday, September 1, 2014, the new Alberta Court of Appeal Rules came into effect. The new rules were announced on May 23, and the new rules themselves were enacted on March 12, 2014. An announcement explains: When the Alberta Rules of…
  • Sep 2

    Why English Revisited

    Why English Revisited
    In September 2013 I wrote a column titled Why English? The column canvassed the popularity and future of the use of English worldwide. One reason for the popularity of English is that the USA is a world leader in higher education and in…
Rank this Week: 48

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/
  • Sep 2

    Cases in Contradiction

    Cases in Contradiction
    Confusion often marks the plight of the law student, especially in the first few weeks of this new endeavor.  Sometimes confusion may stem not from misunderstanding a case but from inconstant judicial logic. Erwin Chemerinsky, Dean at the…
  • Aug 27

    Convicted of a Crime You Didn't Commit...because No Crime was Committed

    Convicted of a Crime You Didn't Commit...because No Crime was Committed
    The ABA Law Journal brings us this headline: Prisoner exonerations are at an all-time high, and it’s not because of DNA testing, which states "Of the 87 known exonerations in 2013, 27 were cases in which no crimes had taken place.…
  • Aug 26

    Academic Success in Law School

    Academic Success in Law School
    Many law students excelled as undergraduates.  Law school brings new challenges, however, and the library has gathered together a number of resources on law school academic success in a research guide to help you meet these…
Rank this Week: 528

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/
  • Sep 2

    Sixth Circuit overturns Amish beard- and hair-cutting conviction

    Sixth Circuit overturns Amish beard- and hair-cutting conviction
    The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit has recently overturned multiple convictions in a case involving forcible beard- and hair-cutting in the Amish community. Amish bishop Samuel Mullet and a group of 15 followers were convicted of…
  • Sep 2

    Dayton police officer immune from liability in sex discrimination case

    Dayton police officer immune from liability in sex discrimination case
    Court News Ohio reports that the Supreme Court of Ohio reached a decision in the sex discrimination case involving the Dayton Police Department on August 28, finding that accused supervisor, Major E. Mitchell Davis, is immune from liability.…
  • Aug 28

    New CLE rules in effect for Ohio attorney

    New CLE rules in effect for Ohio attorney
    Attorneys admitted to practice in Ohio are no longer required to file a final reporting transcript for CLE credit, according to a recent article by Court News Ohio. This is one of several changes to rules for CLE requirements passed by the…
Rank this Week: 2385

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
  • Sep 2

    New exhibit: "The Common Law Epitomiz'd: Anthony Taussig's Law Books"

    New exhibit: "The Common Law Epitomiz'd: Anthony Taussig's Law Books"
    “The Common Law Epitomiz’d: Anthony Taussig’s Law Books” is the latest exhibit from the Yale Law Library’s Rare Book collection. It showcases the Law Library’s acquisitions from the greatest private…
  • Aug 15

    The Origins of Our Italian Statutes Collection

    The Origins of Our Italian Statutes Collection
    The core of our outstanding collection of early Italian municipal statutes is a private collection purchased in 1946. Thanks to Rare Book Cataloger Susan Karpuk, this original collection, “Italian Statutes Collection, 1946 (Accession…
  • Aug 15

    The Origns of Our Italian Statutes Collection

    The Origns of Our Italian Statutes Collection
    The core of our outstanding collection of early Italian municipal statutes is a private collection purchased in 1946. Thanks to Rare Book Cataloger Susan Karpuk, this original collection, “Italian Statutes Collection, 1946 (Accession…
Rank this Week: 298

Law Library Blog

Law Library Blog

From the University of British Columbia Law Library.

http://law.library.ubc.ca/category/blog/
  • Sep 2

    New Books at the Law Library – September 2, 2014

    New Books at the Law Library – September 2, 2014
    LAW LIBRARY level 3: K699 .A84 2015 Robert Leckey, ed., After Legal Equality: Family, Sex, Kinship (Abingdon: Routledge, 2015). LAW LIBRARY level 3: K721.5.A6 Y68 2014 Bram Akkermans, Ernst Marais & Eveline Ramaekers, eds., Property Law…
  • Aug 25

    New Books at the Law Library – August 25, 2014

    New Books at the Law Library – August 25, 2014
    LAW LIBRARY level 3: KE806 .S93 2014 M. Jasmine Sweatman, Powers of Attorney and Capacity: Practice and Procedure (Toronto: Canada Law Book 2014). LAW LIBRARY level 3: KF282 .T73 2014 Susan Bryant, Elliott S. Milstein & Ann C. Shalleck,…
  • Aug 20

    Pay for Print

    Pay for Print
    UBC Library is in the process of transitioning from the use of special purpose copy cards, to a one card system. Faculty, students, and staff who wish to make photocopies or print documents from the library will use their UBCcard. The Pay for…
Rank this Week: 1941

Scholarly Communications @ Duke

Scholarly Communications @ Duke

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

http://blogs.library.duke.edu/scholcomm/
  • Sep 2

    MOOCs and student learning

    MOOCs and student learning
    Now that the MOOC on Copyright for Educators and Librarians has finished its first run, it seems like a good time to post some reflections on what I learned from the experience. The first thing I learned is that offering a MOOC takes a lot of…
  • Aug 13

    Who owns that journal? — an update

    Who owns that journal? — an update
    Earlier this year I wrote about a lawsuit involving the Duke University Press and their dispute with the Social Science History Association over who would control the journal Social Science History. A decision from the trial court in North…
  • Aug 10

    About that simian selfie

    About that simian selfie
    By now, most people know about the macaque monkeys that took pictures of themselves in the Indonesian jungle, and the controversy over who, if anyone, owns a copyright in the resulting pictures.  The events actually took place several…
Rank this Week: 559

Law Librarians

Law Librarians

By Mark Giangrande and Joe Hodnicki.

http://llb2.com/
  • Sep 2

    The New Lexis Advance

    The New Lexis Advance
    The new Lexis Advance interface is supposed to hit screens everywhere on September 8, at least according to this announcement from Lexis.  I can’t say enough bad things about the old (current) interface.  I hope the usability…
  • Aug 4

    What’s in your Toolbox for using PACER for Empirical Research?

    What’s in your Toolbox for using PACER for Empirical Research?
    The following is a guest post by Beth E. Applebaum of the Arthur Neef Law Library at Wayne State University in Detroit Michigan.  I’m a big fan of Bloomberg Law’s docket search feature, but it does have limitations whether…
  • Jul 23

    Court Holds West, Lexis Legal Briefs Offering Is Fair Use

    Court Holds West, Lexis Legal Briefs Offering Is Fair Use
    One of the running issues I had been following is the attempt to copyright legal briefs with the intention to gain royalties or prevent others from using them.  The particular case that litigates the issue is White v. West Publishing…
Rank this Week: 3231

FSU College of Law Library Blog

FSU College of Law Library Blog

Covers of legal research topics and legal information. From the Florida State University Law Library Team.

http://fsulawlibraryblog.typepad.com/fsu_college_of_law_librar/
  • Sep 2

    WordReference

    WordReference
    www.WordReference.com is a very useful multi-language dictionary. Also available for iPhone and Android. Posted by Jon Lutz
  • Aug 8

    How to Pronounce SCOTUS Name

    How to Pronounce SCOTUS Name
    Did you ever have trouble pronoucing a Supreme Court case name? Yale's Law School Library and Linguistics Department have developed a tool, including audio, to help correctly pronounce difficult case names. Try it here. Available for Android…
  • Aug 4

    Is the Law Ready for Wearables?

    Is the Law Ready for Wearables?
    From Law Technology News, wereable technology creates potential legal issues. Read more here. Posted by Jon Lutz
Rank this Week: 1414

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/
  • Sep 2

    The Lyon Declaration Continues to Generate Signatorie

    The Lyon Declaration Continues to Generate Signatorie
    The Pace Law Library is proud to share that our very own Institute of International Commercial Law at Pacethat founded, developed and has maintained the CISG Database(the largest collection of primary and secondary materials on the UN…
  • Aug 28

    Pace Law Library Orientation Scavenger Hunt Winner

    Pace Law Library Orientation Scavenger Hunt Winner
    We are pleased to announce the prize winners for our 2014 Pace Law Library orientation scavenger hunt. The winners have all been informed via their Pace email accounts. Winners may pick up your prize at the Circulation Desk in the Law…
  • Aug 28

    PACER Solves Compatibility Issue by Deleting Some Closed Case

    PACER Solves Compatibility Issue by Deleting Some Closed Case
    The Administrative Office of the U.S. Courts has recently announced some changes being made to its PACER database. On August 11, a change was made to the PACER architecture in preparation for the implementation of the next generation of the…
Rank this Week: 1633

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
  • Sep 2

    Family Law Appellate Court Opinion - 9/2/2014

    Family Law Appellate Court Opinion - 9/2/2014
    Category: Recent Decisions;Family Opinions Body: AC33354 - Fox v. Fox ("The defendant...appeals from the judgment of the trial court rendered in favor of the plaintiff, Darby Fox, on her postjudgment motion to modify child support. The…
  • Sep 2

    Tort Law Supreme and Appellate Court Opinions - 9/2/2014

    Tort Law Supreme and Appellate Court Opinions - 9/2/2014
    Category: Recent Decisions;Tort Law Opinions Body: SC19191 - Dorry v. Garden (Wrongful death; "In this wrongful death action...appeals  from the judgment of the trial court dismissing the action against the defendants....  In…
  • Sep 2

    Habeas Appellate Court Opinions -9/2/2014

    Habeas Appellate Court Opinions -9/2/2014
    Category: Recent Decisions;Habeas Opinions Body: AC35097 - Hall v. Commissioner of Correction (Habeas; "On appeal, the petitioner claims that the habeas court improperly (1) denied his petition for certification to appeal and (2) denied his…
Rank this Week: 175

MoreUs Law Library Blawg

MoreUs Law Library Blawg

Official blawg of the Arthur J. Morris Law Library at the University of Virginia School of Law.

http://uvalaw.typepad.com/library/
  • Sep 2

    Dengrove Art Show Reception This Thursday

    Dengrove Art Show Reception This Thursday
    The Law Library is pleased to announce the 17th annual University of Virginia Law Library Art Show, "The Courtroom Sketches of Ida Libby Dengrove." The opening reception for the exhibit will be this Thursday, September 4, from 5:00 pm to 7:00…
  • Aug 12

    Tools for Happy Lawyering through Mindfulne

    Tools for Happy Lawyering through Mindfulne
    Got a lot on your mind? We’re offering free tools for staying focused and being a happy law student (and lawyer)! Mindful lawyering is catching on in law schools and law practices across the country. Students and attorneys report that…
  • Aug 5

    U.Va. Libraries Servers to be Offline Sunday, Wednesday Morning

    U.Va. Libraries Servers to be Offline Sunday, Wednesday Morning
    All the University Library servers and services including Virgo, Libra, and www.library.virginia.edu will be down on Sunday, August 10, from 8am until noon and on Wednesday, August 13, from 6am until 8am as the University migrates to a new…
Rank this Week: 1748

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
  • Sep 2

    How Sunday Came to be Established as a Day of Rest in France

    How Sunday Came to be Established as a Day of Rest in France
    The following is a guest post by Nicolas Boring, foreign law specialist at the Law Library of Congress.  Nicolas has previously contributed guest posts on French Law – Global Legal Collection Highlights and Napoleon Bonaparte…
  • Aug 29

    A Very Important Message from Larry King – Pic of the Week

    A Very Important Message from Larry King – Pic of the Week
    Last Friday, the Library launched a new public service announcement about the upcoming exhibition, Magna Carta: Muse and Mentor.  The exhibition opens on November 6, 2014, and will run through January 19, 2015.  For ten weeks, the…
  • Aug 28

    The National Book Festival: New Time, New Place, New Gavel Pencil

    The National Book Festival: New Time, New Place, New Gavel Pencil
    It is that time of year again – the National Book Festival!    This year the Festival will be taking place on Saturday, August 30th at the Washington National Convention Center.  Once again, Law Library staff are…
Rank this Week: 473

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/
  • Sep 2

    Today's Library Hours and Library Acce

    Today's Library Hours and Library Acce
    Click here for the Library's Access Policy
  • Aug 29

    Library Closed Labor Day

    Library Closed Labor Day
    The Library will be closed on Monday, September 1st in observance of Labor Day, but it will be open this Saturday, August 30th and Sunday, August 31st to affiliated users. Affiliated users of the Marshall Law Library include students, faculty…
  • Aug 8

    Today's Library Hours and Library Acce

    Today's Library Hours and Library Acce
    Click here for the Library's Access Policy
Rank this Week: 1926

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/
  • Sep 2

    Volunteers Needed for Student Library Committee

    Volunteers Needed for Student Library Committee
    The Library is looking for 8-10 student volunteers for our Library Committee. We would like students in all stages of their degree, including night students. Our vision of the committee is twofold: to act as a sounding board for the library…
  • Aug 30

    Finals Aftermath

    Finals Aftermath
    As you were frantically printing out last Spring Semester’s outlines and papers, many of you were wondering how much paper we go through during finals.  The two pictures here show approximately how many reams of paper were used…
  • Aug 29

    Jury Instructions: Yeah There’s a Guide for That

    Jury Instructions: Yeah There’s a Guide for That
    Yep that’s right: CM Law Library has a handy dandy guide for students and practitioners alike on Jury Instructions. Topics covered in the guide include Ohio and Federal instructions, guidance on how to write jury instructions, and…
Rank this Week: 520

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
  • Sep 2

    The Point System Is Launching — Complete Our Quick Quiz and Earn Free CSL Prize

    The Point System Is Launching — Complete Our Quick Quiz and Earn Free CSL Prize
    Prizes may be claimed between the hours of 10am – 3pm, Monday through Friday, from the staff at the Circulation Desk. ~Erica Tyler~
  • Sep 1

    Links We Love Weekly Round-Up — September 1, 2014

    Links We Love Weekly Round-Up — September 1, 2014
    Making Friends in Law School Across the country, law students are entering their august institutions. We here at Bitter Lawyer are happy to guide these students through the perils of their epic quest for a J.D. by reposting helpful tidbits…
  • Aug 31

    September Happening

    September Happening
      There’s no shortage of entertainment this autumn so why not “fall” into something fun? Music: Eric Church, Steve Forbert,  Keb Mo, Joshua James, Charlotte Symphony: Ben Folds, Jason Aldean, Florida Georgia…
Rank this Week: 877

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/
  • Sep 2

    Maternity leave: a fair deal for returning mothers? – Halsbury’s Law Exchange

    Maternity leave: a fair deal for returning mothers? – Halsbury’s Law Exchange
    ‘Six out of ten mothers think their careers were “derailed” and they faced open discrimination after becoming pregnant, new research by Slater & Gordon has revealed.’ Full story Halsbury’s Law Exchange, 2nd…
  • Sep 2

    Legal aid cut for family courts ‘damaging’ for children – BBC New

    Legal aid cut for family courts ‘damaging’ for children – BBC New
    ‘Children are being damaged by the rising number of estranged couples representing themselves in family court battles, a former judge has claimed.’ Full story BBC News, 2nd September 2014 Source: www.bbc.co.uk
  • Sep 2

    Recent Statutory Instruments – legislation.gov.uk

    Recent Statutory Instruments – legislation.gov.uk
    The Welfare Reform Act 2012 (Commencement No. 19 and Transitional and Transitory Provisions and Commencement No. 9 and Transitional and Transitory Provisions (Amendment)) Order 2014 The Offshore Installations (Safety Zones) (No. 2) Order 2014…
Rank this Week: 3

Collection Development Blog

Collection Development Blog

Covers legal news and resources. By the Servies Collection Development Department of the Hong Kong University Library.

http://obelix.lib.hku.hk/cdblog
  • Sep 2

    Latest Resources from Migration Information Source

    Latest Resources from Migration Information Source
    Spotlight Vietnamese Immigrants in the United States The once-tiny population of Vietnamese immigrants in the United States has grown to become the country’s sixth largest foreign-born group in the span of several decades, with the…
  • Aug 27

    Read Brill’s most downloaded journal articles in Middle East & Islamic Studie

    Read Brill’s most downloaded journal articles in Middle East & Islamic Studie
    Read Brill’s most downloaded articles from Q2 2014 in the subject area of Middle East & Islamic Studies These articles are freely available until 31 October 2014! Discourses of the 2011 Arab Revolutions Author: Ken Seigneurie…
  • Aug 6

    Wiley Online Library Site Maintenance Notice Aug 9, 2014

    Wiley Online Library Site Maintenance Notice Aug 9, 2014
    There will be a scheduled maintenance for Wiley Online Library and The Cochrane Library at 17:00 Hong Kong time for up to 4 hours on Aug 9, 2014. Access to both sites will be disrupted during this period. addthis_url =…
Rank this Week: 109

Legal Research is EASY

Legal Research is EASY

Covers basic legal research. By Bret Christensen.

http://legalresearchiseasy.blogspot.com/
  • Sep 1

    Word of the Month for September 2014

    Word of the Month for September 2014
    On August 25, I saw my beautiful 5-year old daughter off to school.  She enters kindergarten this year in the Spanish/English immersion program.  So proud of her, I am.  If she only uses half of the words she learned from Dora…
  • Aug 29

    Who are you trying to kid?!

    Who are you trying to kid?!
    So, I'm reading yesterday's Press Enterprise (Thursday, August 28, 2014) and I see the front page top headline: 3 plead not guilty in police shootout.  Apparently, a rookie officer was driving down a neighborhood in San Bernardino,…
  • Aug 24

    Going down

    Going down
    I see it almost everyday.  People coming into the law library DESPERATE for legal help. They're so desperate that they'll listen to anyone who wears a tie or gives them the time of day.  Take, for instance, the guy who was here the…
Rank this Week: 4378

The BIALL Blog

The BIALL Blog

From the British and Irish Association of Law Librarians.

http://biall.blogspot.com/
  • Sep 1

    Biall Conference 2015 - Call for Papers out now

    Biall Conference 2015 - Call for Papers out now
    The Biall Conference Committee have today launched the Call for Papers for the 2015 Conference.Deadline for submissions: Friday 3rd October 2014.Event details: Hilton Metropole, Brighton Thursday 11th - Saturday 13th June, 2015. …
  • Aug 26

    Surprising Criminal Defence Tactic

    Surprising Criminal Defence Tactic
    Author Bio: Allison Harrison, is a writer who currently works freelance for Kilcoyne & Company Solicitors, who specialise in criminal law and defending complex crimes and high profile cases for many years. Most of us are…
  • Aug 7

    25% discount on Internet Librarian International for BIALL member

    25% discount on Internet Librarian International for BIALL member
    As part of our ongoing partnership with Internet Librarian International, BIALL has negotiated a 25% discount for members to attend the full conference, which takes place on 20 - 22 October at Olympia Conference Centre, London. Internet…
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Seattle University Law Library…

Seattle University Law Library INFO

Covers legal news, legal research and library news.

http://lawlibraryblog.seattleu.edu/
  • Sep 1

    Law Library Info & Tip

    Law Library Info & Tip
    Welcome to our new students and to our returning students. If you haven’t had a chance to stop by and say “hello,” please do so. To start the year off right, the library would like to remind you about some of our policies:…
  • Aug 29

    Learning New Research System

    Learning New Research System
    The Library makes many different research platforms available to students–Blackboard, Casemaker, Lexis, Hein Online and Westlaw—to name just a few. Take advantage of your free access during law school and learn to use these…
  • Aug 22

    Librarian Help on Sunday

    Librarian Help on Sunday
    Librarians can help with any aspect of legal research—finding sources, searching databases, and understanding search results. For help on Sunday, just email us at lawreference@seattleu.edu. We’ll be checking in between noon and…
Rank this Week: 636

Legal Informatics Blog

Legal Informatics Blog

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

http://legalinformatics.wordpress.com
  • Sep 1

    Legal Open Document and Data Symposium: 6 September 2014, Ravenna

    Legal Open Document and Data Symposium: 6 September 2014, Ravenna
    Legal Open Document and Data, a symposium, is scheduled to be held 6 September 2014, in Ravenna, Italy, in conjunction with Summer School LEX 2014. Here is the program: Albano Bernasconi, Swiss Federal Chancellery, Official Publications…
  • Aug 31

    Scott et al.: Text Mining for Quality Control of Court Record

    Scott et al.: Text Mining for Quality Control of Court Record
    Eric O. Scott, Haleh Vafaie, Zelal Gungordu, Charles E. Horowitz, and Bradford C. Brown are scheduled to present a paper entitled Text Mining for Quality Control of Court Records, at SemADoc 2014: Semantic Analysis of Documents Workshop, to…
  • Aug 28

    Glassmeyer and Smith: Open law: Technology in service of the rule of law

    Glassmeyer and Smith: Open law: Technology in service of the rule of law
    Sarah Glassmeyer and Pete Smith have posted their new article entitled Open law: Technology in service of the rule of law, forthcoming in Legal Information Management, 14(3) (2014). Here is the abstract: As law librarians we have ready access…
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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
  • Sep 1

    Recent Acquisitions, August 25 – September 1, 2014

    Recent Acquisitions, August 25 – September 1, 2014
    51 new acquisitions in Osgoode Hall Law School Library, including 28 from 2014: Intergroup relations in the southern plateau Anastasio, Angelo, 1914- E 78 N77 A53 1955 Intergroup relations in the southern plateau 1955 iv, 124 leaves : ill.,…
  • Aug 29

    Reduced Opening Hours Next Week

    Reduced Opening Hours Next Week
    Because of scheduling problems, the Library is obliged to keep summer operating hours through next week until Monday, September 8. The Library will be open 8:30 am-4:30 pm only, from Tuesday, Sept. 2 to Friday, Sept 5. The Library will…
  • Aug 28

    A new year is here again…

    A new year is here again…
    After a winter that would have caused even the Abominable Snowman to consider decamping to Hawaii, it is safe to say that we were all looking forward to three or four months of warm weather. Well, it’s the end of … Continue…
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Brandeis and Harlan Watch

Brandeis and Harlan Watch

Publicizes appearances of Louis D. Brandeis and John Marshall Harlan on the web and in the media. By Scott Campbell.

http://brandeiswatch.wordpress.com/
  • Aug 31

    2 New Looks at New State Ice Co. v. Liebmann

    2 New Looks at New State Ice Co. v. Liebmann
    A new issue of the Journal of Supreme Court History has come out and as is often the case, that means there is a new article about Louis D. Brandeis. This issue’s (volume 39, number 2) article was written by Jessie Steffan…
  • Jul 31

    Robert Edward Edmondson and Louis D. Brandei

    Robert Edward Edmondson and Louis D. Brandei
    We are always on the lookout here at the University of Louisville Law Library for items to add to our collection of Brandeis papers. We get the occasional stray letter or pamphlet but for the most part since our collection is already so…
  • Jul 20

    A Letter From Benjamin Cardozo

    A Letter From Benjamin Cardozo
    While browsing through our collection of Louis D. Brandeis papers, I stumbled across a remarkable letter written by Brandeis’ fellow justice Benjamin Nathan Cardozo. Since there does not appear to be any published collections of…
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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/
  • Aug 31

    1L Law Library Survival Guide

    1L Law Library Survival Guide
    The first few weeks of law school can be overwhelming and there is so many new terms and sources that 1L's are being exposed to this semester.  The Library has put together a 1L Law Library Survival Guide to get you acquainted with all…
  • Aug 30

    International Labor Laws: NATLEX

    International Labor Laws: NATLEX
    How do countries around the world protect disabled workers, provide for social security and family leave, and restrict child labor?  Labor Day weekend is a great time to discover NATLEX, an International Labour Organization (ILO)…
  • Aug 29

    Laboring on Labor Day

    Laboring on Labor Day
    Yes, I will be laboring on labor day - meaning the Library will be open.  You can get both Reference librarian assistance and access to Reserve materials at the Circulation desk 10am-6pm.In other interesting news, check out the following…
Rank this Week: 809

BLS Library Blog

BLS Library Blog

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

http://www.blslibrary.com/
  • Aug 30

    Thurgood Marshall and Legal History

    Thurgood Marshall and Legal History
    The BLS Library recently added to its collection Thurgood Marshall: Race, Rights, and the Struggle for a More Perfect Union by Charles L. Zelden (Call #KF8745.M34 Z45 2013). This 232 page biography, accompanied by primary sources that present…
  • Aug 29

    Mulligan on US Constitution Translation

    Mulligan on US Constitution Translation
    Brooklyn Law School Assistant Professor of Law Christina Mulligan, who recently joined the faculty of the Law School where she will be teaching Internet Law, Cybercrime, and Intellectual Property, has co-authored an interesting new article.…
  • Aug 22

    Is your textbook on order? We can help!

    Is your textbook on order? We can help!
    As the fall semester is upon us, many students are scrambling to purchase text books for class. As a courtesy, the library purchased one copy of each required textbook. The books are located on course reserve behind the circulation desk. You…
Rank this Week: 1624

University of New Hampshire School…

University of New Hampshire School of Law Library Blog

Provides law library news.

http://library.law.unh.edu/blog
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Fairly Used Blog

Fairly Used Blog

Discusses news in the Copyright and Fair Use industry, as well as updates to the Stanford Copyright and Fair Use site.

http://fairuse.stanford.edu/blog/
  • Aug 29

    Guidance on websites and copyright registration from the U.S. Copyright Office

    Guidance on websites and copyright registration from the U.S. Copyright Office
    As part of its new draft Compendium of U.S. Copyright Office Practices, Third Edition, we have guidance on registration for websites.  The draft of the full compendium is over 1200 pages and covers publication, recordation, notice,…
  • Jun 10

    Hathi Trust case – full docket available at Justia

    Hathi Trust case – full docket available at Justia
    http://dockets.justia.com/docket/circuit-courts/ca2/12-4547 The post Hathi Trust case – full docket available at Justia appeared first on Stanford Copyright and Fair Use Center.
  • Jun 9

    Is it in the Public Domain? Review by Peter Hirtle

    Is it in the Public Domain? Review by Peter Hirtle
    Stanford Copyright and Fair Use Center Advisory Board Member Peter Hirtle reviews Is it in the Public Domain? It is very difficult to determine whether works are in the public domain in the United States.  That is why I had to…
Rank this Week: 4947

Law Library of Congress: News and…

Law Library of Congress: News and Events

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

http://www.loc.gov/law/news/
  • Aug 29

    Public Service Announcement by Larry King

    Public Service Announcement by Larry King
    The Library launched a new public service announcement about the upcoming exhibition, Magna Carta: Muse and Mentor. The exhibition opens on November 6, 2014, and will run through January 19, 2015. For ten weeks, the exhibition will feature…
  • Aug 12

    Law Library of Congress Surpasses 15,000 Likes on Facebook

    Law Library of Congress Surpasses 15,000 Likes on Facebook
    The Law Library of Congress recently passed 15,000 people who like us on Facebook. Are you one of them? It is a great place to interact with us and keep up to date with new legal and legislative developments. If you are already a fan, take a…
  • Aug 4

    The Law Library of Congress Blog, In Custodia Legis, Celebrates Four Year

    The Law Library of Congress Blog, In Custodia Legis, Celebrates Four Year
    In Custodia Legis celebrated its fourth birthday with a selection of favorite posts from the Law Library of Congress bloggers and a list of the top ten posts since the blog's launch. Visit…
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National Indian Law Library --…

National Indian Law Library -- News

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

http://nilllibrary.blogspot.com/
  • Aug 29

    NILL added new content to 6 Indian Law Bulletins on 8/29

    NILL added new content to 6 Indian Law Bulletins on 8/29
    * U.S. Courts of Appeals Bulletin http://www.narf.org/nill/bulletins/cta/2014cta.htmlWhite v. University of California (Native American Graves and Repatriation Act) McAllen Grace Brethren Church v. Salazar (Religious Freedom Restoration Act,…
  • Aug 21

    NILL added new content to 5 Indian Law Bulletins on 8/21

    NILL added new content to 5 Indian Law Bulletins on 8/21
    * State Courts Bulletin http://www.narf.org/nill/bulletins/state/2014state.htmlCases featured: In re Alexandria P. (Indian Child Welfare Act, placement) Grace L. v. State, Dept. of Health & Social Services, Office of Children's Services…
  • Aug 14

    NILL added new content to 5 Indian Law Bulletins on 8/14

    NILL added new content to 5 Indian Law Bulletins on 8/14
    * State Courts Bulletinhttp://www.narf.org/nill/bulletins/state/2014state.htmlCases featured: South v. Lujan (sovereign immunity, application of state law) In re Isaiah W. (Indian Child Welfare Act, timely appeal) * United States Federal…
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Instructional Technology

Instructional Technology

A blawg by Darlene Cardillo, an Instructional Technologist at Albany Law School, dedicated to issues related to instructional technology in general and especially as it relates to legal education.

http://albanylawtech.wordpress.com/
  • Aug 29

    Top Ten Things Law Professors Can Do This Year to Learn About EdTech

    Top Ten Things Law Professors Can Do This Year to Learn About EdTech
    Originally posted on Best Practices for Legal Education:Let’s face it, the role that technology can play in the practice of law is becoming more evident – with predictive coding, eDiscovery, and companies like LexMachina that use…
  • Aug 14

    Using Technology to Confuse Student

    Using Technology to Confuse Student
    A recent article in The Chronicle of Higher Education highlights the results of an experiment done about 10 years ago by Derek Muller, then a doctoral candidate at the University of Sydney, Muller created two types of…
  • Aug 14

    Using Technology to Confuse Student

    Using Technology to Confuse Student
    A recent article in The Chronicle of Higher Education highlights the results of an experiment done about 10 years ago by Derek Muller, then a doctoral candidate at the University of Sydney, Muller created two types of…
Rank this Week: 1761

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/
  • Aug 29

    Practical Law Company (PLC) available via Westlaw!

    Practical Law Company (PLC) available via Westlaw!
    In 2013, the news broke that Thomas Reuters (parent of West and Westlaw) had purchased the popular practitioner-oriented Practical Law Company. Just this year, the PLC platform was integrated into our law school Westlaw subscription and is…
  • Aug 15

    Class action lawsuit for right to counsel for children in removal proceeding

    Class action lawsuit for right to counsel for children in removal proceeding
    Last month, the American Immigration Council and the ACLU, along with other organizations, filed a class action lawsuit on behalf of children in removal proceedings who are unrepresented by counsel.  Each year, the government initiates…
  • Aug 8

    Domestic Workers Bill of Right

    Domestic Workers Bill of Right
    Massachusetts recently became one of a few states to adopt a Domestic Workers Bill of Rights, Chapter 148 of the 2014 Acts.  This Act amends current Massachusetts law to provides additional protections to domestic workers in private…
Rank this Week: 803

Mendik Matters

Mendik Matters

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

http://www.mendikmatters.org/
  • Aug 29

    And the Winners are . . .

    And the Winners are . . .
    We are pleased to announce the winners of our Legally Clueless Info Hunt held last Thursday, August 28. Congratulations to: Juliet Knapp-Vega, Barbie Melendez, John Michalski, Amelia Maddox, Kevin McLafferty, Daniel Oquendo, Kyle Reed, and…
  • Aug 26

    Learn . . . and Win!

    Learn . . . and Win!
    Have you submitted your Legally Clueless Info Hunt entry?  The deadline is fast approaching.  The drawing is this Thursday, August 28, 5:45 pm, outside the Library. We’ll be awarding lots of prizes, including NYLS t-shirts,…
  • Aug 21

    Add Us to Your Contact List

    Add Us to Your Contact List
    Remember that you can chat with a librarian at the Reference Desk by text message (917.300.1933) and by instant message (AIM, Yahoo Messenger and GoogleTalk screen names:   nylslib).  We welcome your inquiries about library…
Rank this Week: 3280

UB Law Library Blog

UB Law Library Blog

Features news from the UB Law Library.

http://libweb.lib.buffalo.edu/blog/law
  • Aug 29

    Law Library holiday hour

    Law Library holiday hour
    In observance of Labor Day, the Law Library will be closed this weekend (Saturday-Sunday, 8/30-8/31) and on Monday (9/1).  The Library will re-open on Tuesday, 9/2, at 7:30 a.m.  
  • Aug 25

    Welcome to the Law Library!

    Welcome to the Law Library!
    Welcome to Fall 2014 at the Charles B. Sears Law Library! Our regular hours of operation are now: Monday-Thursday: open 7:30 a.m. – 11:00 p.m. Friday: open 7:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Saturday: open 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Sunday:…
  • Jul 29

    Scanning at the Law Library

    Scanning at the Law Library
    Change is coming to all University at Buffalo Libraries—including the Law Library On Monday, August 4, all public photocopiers and James reader/encoders will disappear from all of our Libraries.  That same day, scanning will be our…
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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
  • Aug 29

    Labor Day Hour

    Labor Day Hour
    In observance of Labor Day, Monday September 1, the Law Library circulation desk  will operate under reduced hours from 9am – 5pm.
  • Aug 28

    Law Library Subscription to the New York Times Online

    Law Library Subscription to the New York Times Online
    The Law Library offers a free group digital subscription to the New York Times online (http://www.nytimes.com/) for current Law School students.   If you haven’t already, you should expect an email from help@nytimes.com…
  • Aug 26

    24 Access, Carrel Reservations, and Other Notes to Kickoff the Semester

    24 Access, Carrel Reservations, and Other Notes to Kickoff the Semester
    Welcome Back! Below are a few important notes and reminders from the Law Library as the semester gets underway. 24/7 Access and Law School Identification: **Returning students: please note changes** Law students have 24-hour swipe-card access…
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Due Process

Due Process

By the Georgetown Law Library.

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

    Standing Desks in the Library

    Standing Desks in the Library
    Folks requested standing desks in the most recent library survey, so we shopped around and purchased two standing desks.  These Varidesks sit on top of the table or carrel.  The height and positioning can be adjusted for…
  • Aug 26

    New Exhibit: Annotated Imprints II: The Jurisprudence of Cannibalism in Fuller’s ‘Case of the Speluncean Explorers’

    New Exhibit: Annotated Imprints II: The Jurisprudence of Cannibalism in Fuller’s ‘Case of the Speluncean Explorers’
    This is the second in a series of posts about annotated books held by Georgetown Law Library’s Special Collections. This post features an annotated copy of the 1949 Temporary Edition of Lon Fuller’s ‘The Problems of…
  • Aug 22

    Welcome New Students!!

    Welcome New Students!!
    Around the Library, we’ve been fielding lots of questions from incoming students. We’re happy to provide the answers you seek! Below is information in response to some of the most common queries presented by students new to…
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John Palfrey's Blog

John Palfrey's Blog

Covers intellectual property, politics and teaching. By Harvard Law Professor and Executive Director of the Berkman Center for Internet & Society John Palfrey.

http://jpalfrey.andover.edu
  • Aug 29

    Join Us! Scholar in Connected Learning

    Join Us! Scholar in Connected Learning
    Originally posted on Andover Institute:As we continue to advance our Connected Learning efforts, we are seeking to hire an experienced math instructor who will support the development of online modules and work with us to explore…
  • Jul 2

    Recent Books: on Adolescence, Technology, Sexuality, and More

    Recent Books: on Adolescence, Technology, Sexuality, and More
    A few times per year, I have been sharing a “Head of School’s bookshelf” with community members at Phillips Academy.  It comes this time in two parts: 1) six books that are among those I’ve read in the past few…
  • Jun 26

    The next thing Silicon Valley needs to disrupt big time: its own culture

    The next thing Silicon Valley needs to disrupt big time: its own culture
    Originally posted on Quartz:There’s a problem with Silicon Valley and the subcultures that imitate it. It’s a design bug woven into people’s identities and sense of self-worth. Influential and otherwise very smart people…
Rank this Week: 145

Oregon Legal Research

Oregon Legal Research

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

http://blog.oregonlegalresearch.com/
  • Aug 28

    Federal Circuit Court Oral Argument Feed

    Federal Circuit Court Oral Argument Feed
    A Fastcase blog post alerts us to this high cool-factor federal circuit court oral argument feed: Arguments: An index of oral arguments from federal courts, updated every 15 minutes. Fastcase blog homepage.
  • Aug 28

    Mandatory eFiling for Oregon Attorneys, December 1, 2014

    Mandatory eFiling for Oregon Attorneys, December 1, 2014
    Excerpt from the CJ announcement (link from Oregon LPM blog): “Mandatory eFiling Plan for Attorneys Filing in Oregon State Courts Chief Justice Thomas A. Balmer, Oregon Supreme Court, has approved a plan for the move to a mandatory…
  • Aug 28

    PI Buzz Skip-Tracing Tips: Yelp & Craig’s List

    PI Buzz Skip-Tracing Tips: Yelp & Craig’s List
    PI Buzz is always worth reading. The latest tips include these: Background People Using Yelp How do I search Craig’s List
Rank this Week: 3530