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Library Stuff

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

http://www.librarystuff.net
  • Nov 26

    RARE SHAKESPEARE FOLIO DISCOVERED IN FRENCH TOWN

    RARE SHAKESPEARE FOLIO DISCOVERED IN FRENCH TOWN
    “An accidental discovery in a northern French library of an original first folio of Shakespeare’s plays – one of the rarest books in the world – has sent a jolt of excitement around the world of Shakespeare…
  • Nov 25

    Federal library struggling with backlog, key records poorly filed, auditor-general find

    Federal library struggling with backlog, key records poorly filed, auditor-general find
    The federal archival agency spent $15.4 million on a digital record system it never used, and shut it down shortly after it was tested, approved, and operational. That finding is one of numerous concerns uncovered by auditors examining…
  • Nov 25

    Detroit Public Library unveils remarkable digital collection

    Detroit Public Library unveils remarkable digital collection
    “Everything about a trip to the Main Branch of the Detroit Public Library (DPL) leaves a lasting impression — from the grand staircase of the building’s east wing to the murals and stained glass in Adam Strom Hall to the…
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CWSL Library News

CWSL Library News

From the California Western School of Law.

http://blogs.cwsl.edu/blog/library/
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Cincinnati Law Library Blog

Cincinnati Law Library Blog

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

http://cincinnatilaw.blogspot.com/
  • Nov 26

    Suit alleges juvenile detentions without probable cause in Hamilton County violate constitutional right

    Suit alleges juvenile detentions without probable cause in Hamilton County violate constitutional right
    The Children's Law Center of Covington filed a complaint against Hamilton County Juvenile Court officials in federal court this week, alleging that the court's practice of detaining children without first finding probable cause violates their…
  • Nov 25

    Proposed Ohio bill would require BB guns, air guns to be brightly colored

    Proposed Ohio bill would require BB guns, air guns to be brightly colored
    According to Cleveland.com, Ohio State Rep. Alicia Reese (D-Cincinnati) will be introducing a bill to require certain toy and imitation firearms sold in Ohio to be "brightly colored or have prominent fluorescent strips." This would…
  • Nov 24

    Rape convictions overturned based on improperly admitted evidence

    Rape convictions overturned based on improperly admitted evidence
    The Supreme Court of Ohio ruled last week that when evidence of other bad acts is improperly admitted at trial an appeals court must evaluate both the impact that the evidence had on the outcome of the case, and the strength of the remaining…
Rank this Week: 1119

State Law Library of Montana

State Law Library of Montana

Features notices of new Opinions and Orders from the Montana Supreme Court, library announcements, research tips, and Montana legal news.

http://mtlawlibrary.wordpress.com
  • Nov 26

    OPINION: Livingston v. MPEA

    OPINION: Livingston v. MPEA
    The Montana Supreme Court has issued an Opinion in the following matter: CIVIL – OTHER DA 14-0083, 2014 MT 314, CITY OF LIVINGSTON, MONTANA, AND ITS POLICE DEPARTMENT, Petitioner and Appellee, v. MONTANA PUBLIC EMPLOYEES ASSOCIATION ON…
  • Nov 26

    UNPUBLISHED OPINION: State v. Boniek

    UNPUBLISHED OPINION: State v. Boniek
    The Montana Supreme Court has issued an Unpublished Opinion in the following matter: CRIMINAL – JUSTICE COURT APPEAL DA 14-0137, 2014 MT 313N, STATE OF MONTANA, Plaintiff and Appellee, v. JOEL BONIEK, Defendant and Appellant.
  • Nov 26

    OPINION: State v. Garner

    OPINION: State v. Garner
    The Montana Supreme Court has issued an Opinion in the following matter: CRIMINAL – SEXUAL INTERCOURSE WITHOUT CONSENT DA 13-0242, 2014 MT 312, STATE OF MONTANA, Plaintiff and Appellee, v. DANIEL EUGENE GARNER, Defendant and Appellant.
Rank this Week: 38

Boston College Legal Eagle

Boston College Legal Eagle

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

http://bclegaleagle.blogspot.com/
  • Nov 26

    Still shuffling your spring course schedule? Take a research class!

    Still shuffling your spring course schedule? Take a research class!
    In addition to two sections of Advanced Legal Research (3 credits), the teaching librarians are offering two subject-specific research courses: Tax Law Research and Research for Criminal Law Practice, both two credits. ALR exposes students to…
  • Nov 21

    Knowledge Mosaic is now Lexis Securities Mosaic

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

    Executive Action on Immigration -- a Resource Page

    Executive Action on Immigration -- a Resource Page
    Yesterday, President Obama announced a new Deferred Action for Parents (DAP) program which will provide immediate temporary immigration relief for parents of U.S. citizens and legally permanent residents.  The new program is designed to…
Rank this Week: 1410

University of New Hampshire School…

University of New Hampshire School of Law Library Blog

Provides law library news.

http://library.law.unh.edu/blog
  • Nov 26

    Library will close early on November 26th

    Library will close early on November 26th
    Due to the impending snow storm, the Law Library will close at noon on November 26th.  We will re-open Friday, November 28th at 8:00 am.
  • Nov 25

    Board Games now available in Law Library

    Board Games now available in Law Library
    Finally, our long national nightmare is over and board games are now available at the law library. If you need a break from studying, stop over and check out a childhood favorite or learn a new baord game. This is a great way to take a…
  • Nov 5

    Update: Law Library Open on Veteran's Day

    Update: Law Library Open on Veteran's Day
    The UNH Law Library will be open normal hours on this November 11, 2014 Veteran's Day.
Rank this Week: 2197

Pappas Law Library Blog

Pappas Law Library Blog

From the Boston University School of Law.

http://bulawinteractive.org/libraryblog/
  • Nov 26

    MassTrac

    MassTrac
    Hoping to follow the progress of a Massachusetts bill?  Consider using MassTrac, a site designed to help you keep up to date with Massachusetts legislation.  To access MassTrac, search for it on the Libraries’ eResources A to…
  • Nov 25

    Bills and Executive Orders from SNL?

    Bills and Executive Orders from SNL?
    Did you love School House Rock’s “How a Bill Becomes a Law.”  Well you will love  when SNL adds Executive Orders into the mix.  [HT Georgetown Due Process Blog] The library recently added Executive…
  • Nov 24

    Need stats to prove your points? Start here.

    Need stats to prove your points? Start here.
    Have you ever wondered how lawyers come up with all those great facts that we use to prove our points? Ever wanted to really impress in a paper or memo by including some obscure data or statistics but struggle with understanding how to find…
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Slaw

Slaw

A Canadian cooperative weblog on all things legal.

http://www.slaw.ca
  • Nov 26

    Accessing Justice : Beyond Barrier

    Accessing Justice : Beyond Barrier
    The annual Isaac Pitblado Lectures are coming up in a couple of days and will focus attention this year on issues in access to justice. The agenda is filled with thought-provoking and intelligent discussions led by some very smart people on…
  • Nov 26

    CASL Software Provisions Explained – Sort Of…

    CASL Software Provisions Explained – Sort Of…
    I’ve had some time to reflect on the CASL software provisions as interpreted by the CRTC . As I’ve said before, the CASL software consent provisions are tortuous and unclear, and if taken literally could cause huge problems for…
  • Nov 26

    Stay of Environmental Order Pending Appeal? Not Likely.

    Stay of Environmental Order Pending Appeal? Not Likely.
    Does the public interest in environmental protection allow the sacrifice of the innocent? The Ontario Ministry of the Environment and Climate Change, and the Environmental Review Tribunal, think it does. Few people, however innocent, can…
Rank this Week: 44

Ramsey County Law Library Blog

Ramsey County Law Library Blog

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

http://ramseylawlibrary.org/
  • Nov 26

    The Right Treatment for Sex Offender

    The Right Treatment for Sex Offender
    Nothing makes for less festive holiday conversation than sex offender treatment options.  It’s just too easy to vilify and stigmatize those who might need such treatments as mere monsters, rather than seeing them as our fellow…
  • Nov 19

    Keeping the Heat On

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

    Judgment upon Judge

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

In Custodia Legis

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

http://blogs.loc.gov/law
  • Nov 26

    The Library of Congress: Magna Carta’s Home Away from Home

    The Library of Congress: Magna Carta’s Home Away from Home
    The following is a guest post by Susan Reyburn, writer-editor in the Library’s Publishing Office. Seventy-five years ago this week, the Lincoln Cathedral Magna Carta (1215) made its first visit to the Library of Congress, something…
  • Nov 25

    In Custodia Legis Named One of the ABA Journal’s Blawg 100

    In Custodia Legis Named One of the ABA Journal’s Blawg 100
    On Monday, I learned the Law Library’s blog, In Custodia Legis, has earned a spot in the 2014 ABA Journal’s Blawg 100, the annual list of “the best in blogs about lawyers and the law.” We have reviewed the ABA…
  • Nov 25

    How to Trace Federal Regulations – A Research Guide

    How to Trace Federal Regulations – A Research Guide
    This post is co-written by Anne Guha, who was an intern with the Law Library’s Public Services Division this spring and is now working in Public Services, and Barbara Bavis, legal reference specialist. Our patrons at the Law Library of…
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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/
  • Nov 26

    Ohio Blog in ABA Journal Blawg 100 for Fifth Consecutive Year

    Ohio Blog in ABA Journal Blawg 100 for Fifth Consecutive Year
    The Ohio Employer's Law Blog, written by attorney Jon Hyman has made the ABA Journal Blawg 100 for the fifth consecutive year. If you're looking for a way to stay current on legal trends without adding to your reading load in an unbearable…
  • Nov 25

    Digital Fitness Trackers: Healthy Self-Assessment or Privacy Overshare?

    Digital Fitness Trackers: Healthy Self-Assessment or Privacy Overshare?
    I love my Fitbit. With the click of a button I can see how well I slept (95% efficiently last night!) or if I've been particularly active (my meager 14,209 steps pales in comparison to the  60,000+ steps records of David Sedaris). The…
  • Nov 24

    Search & Seizure, A New Blog by Professor Ric Simmon

    Search & Seizure, A New Blog by Professor Ric Simmon
    Professor Ric Simmons has launched a new blog called Search and Seizure. Professor Simmons is an expert in Fourth Amendment jurisprudence, and his numerous articles are regularly cited by colleagues in their scholarship. For the latest…
Rank this Week: 565

Current Awareness Weblog

Current Awareness Weblog

Covers England and Wales case law, legislation, and legal news. From the Inner Temple Library.

http://www.innertemplelibrary.com/
Rank this Week: 4

Charlotte Law Library News

Charlotte Law Library News

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

http://charlottelawlibrary.wordpress.com
  • Nov 26

    Charlotte School of Law Pro Bono Project Holds First Expunction & Reentry Community Workshop

    Charlotte School of Law Pro Bono Project Holds First Expunction & Reentry Community Workshop
    Twenty-two Charlotte School of Law students provided a pro bono community workshop on Saturday, November 15, 2014 through the Expunction & Reentry Project.  This project is one of many students can participate in through a wide…
  • Nov 25

    Professor Rick McDermott Recognized as “Charlottean of the Year” for Volunteerism

    Professor Rick McDermott Recognized as “Charlottean of the Year” for Volunteerism
    Professor Rick McDermott has been an adjunct at CSL since our early years, teaching intellectual property curriculum, advising both our intellectual property law society and our LBGT student group, and recently coaching a team to a…
  • Nov 24

    Links We Love Weekly Round-Up — November 24, 2014

    Links We Love Weekly Round-Up — November 24, 2014
    When Your Plate is Too Full Do you sometimes (or always) feel like you have too much to do and too little time to do it? Working with a Recruiter: How to Get Big Time Results as a Small Time … Continue reading →
Rank this Week: 910

Seattle University Law Library…

Seattle University Law Library INFO

Covers legal news, legal research and library news.

http://lawlibraryblog.seattleu.edu/
  • Nov 26

    Research Guide on Exam Taking Resource

    Research Guide on Exam Taking Resource
    Starting to prepare for exams? Consult our online research guide for a bibliography of books and other resources you may find useful for exam preparation.
  • Nov 25

    New and Notable from the New Books Collection

    New and Notable from the New Books Collection
    The New Books Collection is located in front of the Reference Desk Robert A. Ferguson, Inferno: An Anatomy of American Punishment (Harvard U. Press 2014) LAW-New Books K5103.F47 2014 “This is less a public-policy book than a deeper…
  • Nov 19

    New and Notable in the Library’s Recreational Reading Collection

    New and Notable in the Library’s Recreational Reading Collection
    Located on the 2nd floor of Library at the base of the stairs. Michael Hastings, The Last Magazine (Blue Rider Press 2014) LAW-McNaughton Collection (2nd Floor) PS3608.A86147L37 2014 “Hastings was one hell of a journalist, covering wars…
Rank this Week: 566

Class Action Countermeasures

Class Action Countermeasures

Covers class action defense. By McGuireWoods LLP.

http://www.classactioncountermeasures.com
  • Nov 26

    Size Matters: The Psychology of the Class Action

    Size Matters: The Psychology of the Class Action
    Back when the Dukes class action was before the Supreme Court, journalists and academics wrote a number of pieces—some longer, some shorter—about whether a class action could be too large. (After the fact, University of Chicago…
  • Nov 19

    Adequacy & Class Action Governance

    Adequacy & Class Action Governance
    For a long time, I have had a very specific law review article I’ve wanted to write, but with my many other commitments, it has never come to fruition. And, given my schedule coming up, it’s unlikely it ever will. But I do have…
  • Nov 12

    Amending Rule 23: Lessons from the PSLRA

    Amending Rule 23: Lessons from the PSLRA
    Earlier this year, it became clear that the Advisory Committee on Civil Rules is considering possible amendments to Rule 23. As Tony Lathrop’s post summarizes, the “front burner” issues at the moment largely concern class…
Rank this Week: 2562

Jurisdynamics

Jurisdynamics

Describes the interplay between legal responses to exogenous change and the law's own endogenous capacity for adaptation. By Louis D. Brandeis Dean Jim Chen.

http://jurisdynamics.blogspot.com/
  • Nov 25

    Price-Level Regulation and Its Reform

    Price-Level Regulation and Its Reform
    James Ming Chen, Price-Level Regulation and Its Reform, http://ssrn.com/abstract=771226 or http://bit.ly/PriceLevelRegulation: Price-level, or “price-cap,” regulation offers an alluring alternative to the traditional technique of…
  • Aug 13

    Call for papers: Ebola and the law

    Call for papers: Ebola and the law
    Call for papers Ebola and the Law Biolaw section of the Association of American Law Schools (AALS)Washington, D.C.Monday, January 5, 2015, 10:30 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. The 2014 west African outbreak of the Ebola virus is the most severe epidemic…
  • Apr 23

    Minority Television Project, Inc. v. FCC, No. 13-1124, Brief for Amici Curiae Law Professors in Support of Petitioner

    Minority Television Project, Inc. v. FCC, No. 13-1124, Brief for Amici Curiae Law Professors in Support of Petitioner
    Minority Television Project, Inc. v. FCC, No. 13-1124, Brief for Amici Curiae Law Professors in Support of Petitioner, available at http://bit.ly/MinorityTelevisionAmicus: This brief amicus curiae in support of petitioner Minority Television…
Rank this Week: 1711

beSpacific

beSpacific

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

http://www.bespacific.com/
  • Nov 25

    NY Fed – Household Debt Balances Increase as Deleveraging Period Conclude

    NY Fed – Household Debt Balances Increase as Deleveraging Period Conclude
    Andrew Haughwout, Donghoon Lee, Joelle Scally, and Wilbert van der Klaauw: “The New York Fed released the Quarterly Report on Household Debt and Credit for the third quarter of 2014 today. Balances continued to rise slightly, with an…
  • Nov 25

    What Internet Users Know about Technology and the Web

    What Internet Users Know about Technology and the Web
    “American internet users’ knowledge of the modern technology landscape varies widely across a range of topics, according to a new knowledge quiz conducted by the Pew Research Center as part of its ongoing series commemorating…
  • Nov 25

    FDIC Quarterly Banking Profile

    FDIC Quarterly Banking Profile
    “The third quarter 2014 FDIC Quarterly Banking Profile (QBP) is now available on line. FDIC-insured institutions reported aggregate net income of $38.7 billion in the third quarter of 2014, up $2.6 billion (7.3 percent) from earnings of…
Rank this Week: 43

Library Boy

Library Boy

Features legal research news. By Michel-Adrien Sheppard.

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

    Auditor General Report on Library and Archives Canada

    Auditor General Report on Library and Archives Canada
    Federal Auditor General Michael Ferguson released his Fall 2014 report Tuesday which includes a critical audit of activities at Library and Archives Canada.Among the findings:Library and Archives Canada is not acquiring all the archival…
  • Nov 24

    Most Recent Issue of LawNow: Looking at Vulnerable Familie

    Most Recent Issue of LawNow: Looking at Vulnerable Familie
    The most recent issue of LawNow is available online.The magazine is published by the Centre for Public Legal Education Alberta.The main section contains a number of features articles on vulnerable families.There is also a special report on…
  • Nov 24

    Supreme Court of Canada Hearings Calendar for December 2014

    Supreme Court of Canada Hearings Calendar for December 2014
    The Supreme Court of Canada has published its calendar of appeal hearings for December 2014.To find out more about any particular case, the Court's website has a section that allows users to find docket information, case summaries as well…
Rank this Week: 1095

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/
  • Nov 25

    In Custodia Legis Chosen as One of the ABA Journal's Blawg 100

    In Custodia Legis Chosen as One of the ABA Journal's Blawg 100
    Editors of the ABA Journal announced today they have selected In Custodia Legis by the Law Library of Congress as one of the top 100 best blogs for a legal audience. In addition, the magazine has added 10 more bloggers to its Blawg 100 Hall…
  • Nov 12

    "Conversations on the Enduring Legacy of the Great Charter" Symposium, Dec. 9

    "Conversations on the Enduring Legacy of the Great Charter" Symposium, Dec. 9
    Scholars, historians and contemporary thinkers will discuss how Magna Carta's political and legal traditions have carried into our current times at a Library of Congress symposium on Dec. 9. The symposium, "Conversations on the Enduring…
  • Oct 15

    Free Public Access to Federal Materials on Guide to Law Online

    Free Public Access to Federal Materials on Guide to Law Online
    Through an agreement with the Library of Congress, the publisher William S. Hein & Co., Inc. has generously allowed the Law Library of Congress to offer free online access to historical U.S. legal materials from HeinOnline. These titles…
Rank this Week: 4258

Lex Scripta

Lex Scripta

From the Dallas Association of Law Librarians.

http://dallnet.blogspot.com/
  • Nov 25

    Open Access Policy, Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation

    Open Access Policy, Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation
    http://www.gatesfoundation.org/How-We-Work/General-Information/Open-Access-PolicyOn January 1, 2015, the Open Access Policy of the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation will be effective for all new agreements. A two-year embargo will be in…
  • Aug 7

    Webinar - 5 Critical Attributes for Special Librarians to Evolve and Stay Relevant

    Webinar - 5 Critical Attributes for Special Librarians to Evolve and Stay Relevant
    Between Google circumventing in-depth research, dealing with budget constraints, understanding the changes driving customer behavior, and other challenges, librarians are facing a new world in which they must be adaptive.Join us Thursday,…
  • Jul 11

    Fastcase Hospitality Suite @ AALL14

    Fastcase Hospitality Suite @ AALL14
    Fastcase is happy again to sponsor and operate the PLL Hospitality Suite at AALL, for PLL members and friends at the annual meeting.  This year the location will be at The Ambassador Suite in Room 2032 of the Grand Hyatt Hotel. …
Rank this Week: 502

Virtual Library Cat's Eye View

Virtual Library Cat's Eye View

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

http://deanelawlibrary.blogspot.com/
  • Nov 25

    How Lawyers Use Evernote

    How Lawyers Use Evernote
    Are you already using Evernote, but wonder how colleagues are using it?  Or are you new to productivity apps and want to gauge how you might use Evernote in your clerkship or legal job?Legalproductivity.com has a blog post with real…
  • Nov 23

    CALI Lessons for Final

    CALI Lessons for Final
    Finals are almost here, and most students are heavy into outlines, study guides, and past exams. But don't forget CALI (the Center for Computer-Assisted Legal Instruction) which has interactive computer-based lessons keyed to typical IL and…
  • Nov 21

    Hours next week

    Hours next week
    For those who want to rest in between feasting next week here are the Library access hours.  Please note that there will be times when there is no swipe access.Wednesday, November 26 -  8:00 A.M. – 6:00 P.M.Wednesday, November…
Rank this Week: 541

National Indian Law Library --…

National Indian Law Library -- News

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

http://nilllibrary.blogspot.com/
  • Nov 25

    NILL added new content to the U.S. Supreme Court Bulletin on 11/25

    NILL added new content to the U.S. Supreme Court Bulletin on 11/25
    U.S. Supreme Court Bulletin http://www.narf.org/nill/bulletins/sct/2014-2015update.htmlPetition for certiorari was filed in Menominee Indian Tribe of Wisconsin v. U.S. (self-determination contract, statute of limitations) on 11/03/14. The…
  • Nov 21

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

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

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

    NILL added new content to 6 Indian Law Bulletins on 11/14
    * U.S. Courts of Appeals Bulletin http://www.narf.org/nill/bulletins/cta/2014cta.htmlOklahoma v. Hobia (gaming, construction and operation of facility) Otoe-Missouria Tribe of Indians v. NY State Dep't of Financial Serv. (high interest, short…
Rank this Week: 1655

UB Law Library Blog

UB Law Library Blog

Features news from the UB Law Library.

http://libweb.lib.buffalo.edu/blog/law
  • Nov 25

    Law Library hours: Thanksgiving break

    Law Library hours: Thanksgiving break
    Here is the Law Library’s schedule for the upcoming Thanksgiving break: Wednesday 11/26: open 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Thursday 11/27 (Thanksgiving): Closed Friday-Saturday 11/28-11/29: Closed Sunday 11/30: open 10:00 a.m. –…
  • Nov 21

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

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

    Law Library closed 11/21/2014

    Law Library closed 11/21/2014
    The Law Library will be closed again on Friday, November 21, due to weather conditions and the cancellation of all University classes and activities.  
Rank this Week: 1434

Legal Scholarship Blog

Legal Scholarship Blog

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

http://legalscholarshipblog.com
  • Nov 25

    CFP: Constitutional Law Scholars Forum – Orlando, FL

    CFP: Constitutional Law Scholars Forum – Orlando, FL
    Barry University School of Law hosts the Constitutional Law Scholars Forum March 20, 2015. The Constitutional Law Scholars Forum invites scholarly proposals on constitutional law at any stage of pre-publication...
  • Nov 25

    Call for Papers: Boko Haram and International Law

    Call for Papers: Boko Haram and International Law
    The South African Research Chair in International Law and the Faculty of Law at the University of Johannesburg will host a conference and invite papers on Boko Haram and International...
  • Nov 25

    2015 Lavendar Law Conference

    2015 Lavendar Law Conference
    The National LGBT Bar Association presents the 2015 Lavender Law Conference & Career Fair, which will be held August 20-23, 2015, in Chicago, IL. The conference features separate institutes on employment...
Rank this Week: 68

BLS Library Blog

BLS Library Blog

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

http://www.blslibrary.com/
  • Nov 25

    Study Room Reservations & Library Hours for Reading/Exam Period

    Study Room Reservations & Library Hours for Reading/Exam Period
    During the reading and exam period, you must make a reservation to use a library study room.  Mandatory study room reservations will begin on Thursday, December 4, 2014 at 8:00am; at that time all study rooms will be locked and you must…
  • Nov 19

    225th Anniversary of the Mother Court

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

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

    Law Library of Congress and HeinOnline Team Up to Offer Free Access to Historical Federal Primary Law
    The Law Library of Congress and Willaim S. Hein & Co., Inc. recently announced that they will partner to to offer free online access to historical U.S. legal materials, including the United States Code, U.S. Reports, Code of Federal…
Rank this Week: 1790

The Blackacre Times

The Blackacre Times

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

http://theblackacretimes.com/
  • Nov 25

    Executive Order

    Executive Order
    Interest in executive orders has risen over the past few weeks in light of President Obama’s move to use an executive order to grant around 5 million undocumented immigrants relief from deportation (CNN). Black’s Law Dictionary…
  • Nov 20

    Thanksgiving Week Hour

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

    True Privacy? Touch ID & Biometric Fingerprint Reader

    True Privacy? Touch ID & Biometric Fingerprint Reader
    By Darius Wood Biometric Fingerprint readers like those found on the new iPhone 6 and Samsung Galaxy S5 have become major selling point in terms of protecting privacy, but they may be providing a false sense of security. It has already been…
Rank this Week: 1705

Gallagher Blogs

Gallagher Blogs

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

http://gallagherlawlibrary.blogspot.com/
  • Nov 25

    Library Hours Change

    Library Hours Change
    The Law Library will be closed from 3pm, Wednesday, Nov. 26 through Saturday,Nov. 29. The Library will re-open on Sunday, Nov. 30.  Enjoy sharing some time with friends and family!
  • Nov 24

    The Legal Scholarship Blog Moves to CALI

    The Legal Scholarship Blog Moves to CALI
    CALI Classcaster LogoThe Legal Scholarship Blog recently changed web hosts to CALI, the Center for Computer-Assisted Legal Instruction. CALI was created by the University of Minnesota Law School and Harvard Law School - and it hosts over 900…
  • Nov 21

    Taking Images Seriously

    Taking Images Seriously
    Before you even got to the bookstore cash register when you bought your first books for law school, you probably noticed that law books don't have many pictures. Nor do briefs, pleadings, contracts, judicial opinions, or law review articles.…
Rank this Week: 921

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/
  • Nov 25

    American Law Institute Library

    American Law Institute Library
    The Restatement of Torts was a prominent part of one of the oral arguments when the Utah Supreme Court visited the Law School a few weeks ago.  Restatements are influential secondary sources that are painstakingly created by the American…
  • Nov 13

    HeinOnline Alumni Acce

    HeinOnline Alumni Acce
    Earlier this year the BYU Law Library entered into an agreement to provide BYU Law Alums with access to HeinOnline’s law journal database. This database contains PDF versions of over 1,900 law reviews and journals, with coverage of each…
  • Nov 10

    Rex Lee and Oyez

    Rex Lee and Oyez
    Attendees of the Rex E. Lee Moot Court Competition Finals were encouraged  to listen to the Supreme Court oral arguments of great Supreme Court advocates like Rex Lee, Paul Clement, and Seth Waxman to help develop their advocacy…
Rank this Week: 328

3 Geeks and a Law Blog

3 Geeks and a Law Blog

Covers knowledge management, internet marketing and library sciences. By Greg Lambert, Lisa Salazar and Toby Brown.

http://www.geeklawblog.com/
  • Nov 25

    Using Novelty, Surprise, and Shock to Change Behavior

    Using Novelty, Surprise, and Shock to Change Behavior
    Image [cc] Brainware3000 As I was going through my Facebook feed this morning, I noticed an update from Amy Hale-Janeke that pointed to an article on "How to Stop Annoying Behaviors and Handle Offensive People." For strictly research purposes…
  • Nov 13

    Lex Machina and the Wave of Legal Research and Analytics Resource

    Lex Machina and the Wave of Legal Research and Analytics Resource
    Image [cc] Giulia ForsytheThere are very few legal research and analytic platforms that are truly unique, ground-breaking, advantage-giving resources. One of the newer products out there that does seem to fit this category is Lex…
  • Nov 12

    The Top 5 Myths of Law Library Outsourcing – And the Unsung Heroe

    The Top 5 Myths of Law Library Outsourcing – And the Unsung Heroe
    Image [cc] Richard Aird [Editor Note: Please welcome guest blogger, Deborah Schwarz, CEO and Founder, LAC Group. Since we know there has been a lot of talk about outsourcing in library services, we thought it would be interesting to…
Rank this Week: 648

CM Law Library Blog

CM Law Library Blog

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

http://cmlawlibraryblog.classcaster.net/
  • Nov 25

    Thanksgiving Hour

    Thanksgiving Hour
                Here are our hours over the Thanksgiving holiday: Wednesday, November 26th         7am – 5pm Thursday and Friday      …
  • Nov 24

    Federal Legal Sources! Get ya Federal Legal Sources Here!!

    Federal Legal Sources! Get ya Federal Legal Sources Here!!
    With our newly updated research guide titled in a twist of fate: Federal Legal Sources! If you are dealing with a Federal matter this guide is a great place for you to peruse first.
  • Nov 21

    Focus on Think Tank Research

    Focus on Think Tank Research
    If you’re researching policy issues in say health care law or economics, then you’ll want to consider adding think tank research, data, reports and other publications to your list of research resources. Think tanks are…
Rank this Week: 745

Guilford Centre Weblog

Guilford Centre Weblog

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

http://guildfordlibrary.wordpress.com
  • Nov 25

    Library Opening Hours: December and Christma

    Library Opening Hours: December and Christma
    We are open from 8.30am to 10pm five days a week during term-time. At weekends, the library is open from 8.30am to 6pm, and will be staffed between 12 noon and 4pm. Christmas Closure The library will close on Monday…
  • Nov 17

    Westlaw Training Video

    Westlaw Training Video
    The following training videos show you how to find legislation, case law and books. Legislation http://uklawstudent.thomsonreuters.com/2012/08/westlaw-uk-legislation-online-training/ Case law…
  • Nov 17

    Westlaw Training Video

    Westlaw Training Video
    The following training videos show you how to find legislation, case law and books. Legislation http://uklawstudent.thomsonreuters.com/2012/08/westlaw-uk-legislation-online-training/ Case law…
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Legal Informatics Blog

Legal Informatics Blog

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

http://legalinformatics.wordpress.com
Rank this Week: 113

Dewey B Strategic

Dewey B Strategic

Explores issues relating to risk, value, strategy, libraries, knowledge and the legal profession. By Jean P. O'Grady.

http://deweybstrategic.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 2371

Old Fox's KM blotter

Old Fox's KM blotter

Covers knowledge management.

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

    Mohammad Goes to School

    Mohammad Goes to School
    Eight year old Mohammad entered his classroom on the first day of school."What's your name?", asked the teacher. "Mohammad", he replied. "You're in America now", replied the teacher. "So from now on you will be known as…
  • Nov 23

    The Secret Life of Passwords - NYTimes.com

    The Secret Life of Passwords - NYTimes.com
    The Secret Life of Passwords - NYTimes.com: 'via Blog this'link
  • Nov 21

    Joe v. Barack, Jeh, Leon, and Eric

    Joe v. Barack, Jeh, Leon, and Eric
    Case 1:14-cv-01966'via Blog this'link
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Legal Research is EASY

Legal Research is EASY

Covers basic legal research. By Bret Christensen.

http://legalresearchiseasy.blogspot.com/
  • Nov 24

    I can only do so much

    I can only do so much
    The other day as I was getting my law Librarian groove on, a guy was wanting some advice on how to proceed with his case.  When I was not forthcoming, he got screaming mad and he said, "If you don't tell me what I need to know, I'll get…
  • Nov 18

    I can't make this stuff up

    I can't make this stuff up
    Have you ever read a story and it sounds so out in left field that it can't possibly be true?  Like all those fish stories where the guy fights for hours and lands a prehistoric megalodon, or the 5 year old kid who pulls a superman and…
  • Nov 13

    Word of the Month for November 2014

    Word of the Month for November 2014
    Ever since I can remember, I have loved to write.  Short stories, poems, limericks, and even the occasional 50 page paper were a blast.  Love it.  What I could never figure out was sentence structure.  See, when I begin to…
Rank this Week: 4065

Law Library Blog

Law Library Blog

From the University of British Columbia Law Library.

http://law.library.ubc.ca/category/blog/
  • Nov 24

    New Books at the Law Library – November 24, 2014

    New Books at the Law Library – November 24, 2014
    LAW LIBRARY level 3: HF5626 I58 2011 Jason Doucet et al., International Financial Reporting Standards: Their Adoption in Canada (Toronto: Canadian Tax Foundation, 2011). LAW LIBRARY level 3: HJ4642 .T39 2011 Lisa Philipps, Neil…
  • Nov 17

    New Books at the Law Library – November 17, 2014

    New Books at the Law Library – November 17, 2014
    LAW LIBRARY level 3: K120 .F76 2014 Delee Fromm, Advance Your Legal Career: Essential Skills for Success (Markham: LexisNexis, 2014). LAW LIBRARY level 3: K2251 .H65 2014 John Hollander, Case Analysis: The Critical Path to Persuasion…
  • Nov 10

    New Books at the Law Library – November 10, 2014

    New Books at the Law Library – November 10, 2014
    LAW LIBRARY level 3: K588 .B78 2013 Alan Brudner & Jennifer M. Nadler, The Unity of the Common Law, 2d ed. (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2013). Online access: http://resolve.library.ubc.ca/cgi-bin/catsearch?bid=7412582 LAW LIBRARY…
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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
  • Nov 24

    Juvenile Law Appellate Court Opinion - 11/24/2014

    Juvenile Law Appellate Court Opinion - 11/24/2014
    Category: Recent Decisions;Juvenile Law Opinions Body: AC36596 - In re Navaeh W. (Termination of parental rights; "With respect to the adjudicatory phase of the termination proceeding, the respondent claims that the trial court erred in…
  • Nov 24

    Habeas Appellate Court Opinions -11/24/2014

    Habeas Appellate Court Opinions -11/24/2014
    Category: Recent Decisions;Habeas Opinions Body: AC35661 - Eric M. v. Commissioner of Correction (Habeas; constitutional due process right to fair trial; interpretation of kidnapping statue § 53a-92 under State v. Salamon, supra, 287…
  • Nov 24

    Habeas Supreme Court Opinion - 11/24/2014

    Habeas Supreme Court Opinion - 11/24/2014
    Category: Recent Decisions;Habeas Opinions Body: SC19080 - Sanchez v. Commissioner of Correction (Habeas; denial of habeas petition; certification of Appellate Court; credibility of witnesses; "The dispositive issue raised by this appeal is…
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Ross-Blakley Law Library Blog

Ross-Blakley Law Library Blog

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

http://lawlibnews.lawnews-asu.org/
  • Nov 24

    Thanksgiving Library Hour

    Thanksgiving Library Hour
    The Law Library will have shortened hours Wednesday – Friday this week due to the Thanksgiving holiday: Wednesday, November 26: 7 am – 7 pm Thursday, November 27: Closed Friday, November 28: 8 am – 5 pm We will resume…
  • Nov 20

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

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

    Library resources beyond WestlawNext/LexisAdvance/Bloomberg Law

    Library resources beyond WestlawNext/LexisAdvance/Bloomberg Law
    We received a great student question recently: What can I do if I need something for work and I cannot access it on my academic Westlaw/Lexis/Bloomberg account due to use restrictions? Answer: Each of the legal vendors imposes use…
Rank this Week: 3501

Strictly Legal - The Birkbeck Law…

Strictly Legal - The Birkbeck Law Librarian's Blog

Features library news, tips on new resources, links to useful web sites and more.

http://birkbecklibrarylaw.blogspot.com/
  • Nov 24

    IALS Student Law Review - issue on child protection

    IALS Student Law Review - issue on child protection
    This term's Institute newsletter includes a mention of the latest issue of the IALS Student Law Review, this focuses on reforming the law on child protection. As the newsletter explains, it:arose out of a workshop organised by the…
  • Nov 13

    Crime data on the UK Data Service

    Crime data on the UK Data Service
    About 5 years ago I blogged about the availability of crime data on ESDS, the predecessor to the UK Data Service. Having 'attended' a webinar run by UKDS this week, I thought that a follow-up post wouldn't go amiss. A wide range of datasets…
  • Oct 28

    Judge Rinder - guilty pleasure?

    Judge Rinder - guilty pleasure?
    Billed as the UK's answer to Judge Judy is Judge Rinder.  Judge Rinder arbitrates on disputes of the type which would typically be seen in a small claims court. The first series was broadcast in August & September, and a second…
Rank this Week: 1961

Vermont Law School's Library Blog

Vermont Law School's Library Blog

Covers legal news and information about the library.

http://vlslibrary.wordpress.com
  • Nov 24

    Library Hours Update for Thanksgiving and Winter Break

    Library Hours Update for Thanksgiving and Winter Break
    Thanksgiving Hours:   Wednesday, November 26 8am – 5pm Thursday, November 27 closed Friday, November 28 9am – 5pm Saturday, November 29 9am - 5pm Sunday, November 30 9am – midnight​ Exam Period…
  • Nov 11

    Searching in JULIEN today?

    Searching in JULIEN today?
    Nov. 11, 2014. The vendor which hosts JULIEN, the library’s online catalog, is experiencing difficulties with their Internet Service Provider (ISP).  As a result, connectivity to JULIEN is spotty today.
  • Oct 2

    Database of the Month for October — Law360

    Database of the Month for October — Law360
    VLS students, faculty, and staff now have access to the Law360 website and newsletter service under the law school’s LexisNexis subscription. Every business day, Law360 publishes more than 175 articles across 40+ practice, industry and…
Rank this Week: 4347

VALLTalk

VALLTalk

From the Virginia Association of Law Libraries.

http://valltalk.blogspot.com/
  • Nov 24

    Virginia's Access to Justice Commission: The First Year

    Virginia's Access to Justice Commission: The First Year
    by Gail Warren  In early 2013, utilizing an “Access to Justice Commission Expansion Project Grant” from the American Bar Association, the Supreme Court of Virginia convened an Access to Justice Planning Committee,…
  • Nov 24

    VALLkyrie Gail Zwirner, VALL Past President

    VALLkyrie Gail Zwirner, VALL Past President
    by Sally Wambold    Kent Olson has dubbed Gail a VALLKyrie.  I was so delighted by this designation that I thought all VALL members should know who their VALLkyrie is! Gail remembers becoming VALL president in 1999…
  • Nov 19

    Factory Man by Beth Macy

    Factory Man by Beth Macy
    By Evelyn Campbell   Factory Man is about John Bassett III, a third generation factory man, whose family built the Bassett Furniture Company, once the world's biggest wood furniture manufacturer in the world. It is also more than…
Rank this Week: 1433

Due Process

Due Process

By the Georgetown Law Library.

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

    SNL makes a funny about the legislative proce

    SNL makes a funny about the legislative proce
    On Saturday night, the three people who still watch Saturday Night Live were treated to a delightful parody of the classic Schoolhouse Rock! “I’m just a Bill” cartoon. By Sunday afternoon, the rest of us had heard about it…
  • Nov 14

    Video from the Link Rot Symposium

    Video from the Link Rot Symposium
    We have received quite a few inquiries about getting media from the October 24 Link Rot Symposium online so people who could not attend the live event or webinar can benefit from our speakers’ presentations and discussion.  In…
  • Nov 13

    Are you listening to Serial?

    Are you listening to Serial?
    Are you as obsessed with the Serial podcast as we are here at the Georgetown Law Library? Do you wonder if Adnan did it or not? What’s the deal with Jay and Jenn? Is the shrimp sale at the Crab Crib as delicious as it sounds? And why…
Rank this Week: 2252

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
  • Nov 24

    Recent Acquisitions, November 17 – November 24, 2014

    Recent Acquisitions, November 17 – November 24, 2014
    0 new acquisitions in Osgoode Hall Law School Library: Some books have cover images provided by Google. All other data © Osgoode Hall Law School.
  • Nov 17

    Recent Acquisitions, November 10 – November 17, 2014

    Recent Acquisitions, November 10 – November 17, 2014
    0 new acquisitions in Osgoode Hall Law School Library: Some books have cover images provided by Google. All other data © Osgoode Hall Law School.
  • Nov 10

    Recent Acquisitions, November 3 – November 10, 2014

    Recent Acquisitions, November 3 – November 10, 2014
    14 new acquisitions in Osgoode Hall Law School Library, including 12 from 2014: K 236 F37 2014 A study of mixed legal systems : endangered, entrenched or blended Lund Humphries Publishers 2014 xiv, 256 pages ; 24 cm. K 3240 … Continue…
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Yale Law Library - News and Events

Yale Law Library - News and Events

Covers library acquisitions, book talks, and administrative news.

http://library.law.yale.edu/news
  • Nov 21

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

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

    Keeping It Together: Organizational Tools to Manage Your Research

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

    Library Tip: Librarian's Knowledge Base

    Library Tip: Librarian's Knowledge Base
    The Yale Law Librarian’s Knowledge Base is a collection of articles, blog posts, tutorials, research guides and more that students can use to find information and research assistance on the law library website.
Rank this Week: 523

Yale Law Library - Rare Books Blog

Yale Law Library - Rare Books Blog

Covers historical and rare law books.

http://library.law.yale.edu/blogs/rare-books
  • Nov 21

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

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

    Videos from "A Celebration of the Anthony Taussig Acquisition"

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

    Ann Laeuchli's Bibliographical Catalog of William Blackstone

    Ann Laeuchli's Bibliographical Catalog of William Blackstone
    The Lillian Goldman Law Library is at the same time delighted to report the publication of Ann Jordan Laeuchli’s Bibliographical Catalog of William Blackstone (Buffalo, NY: Published for Yale Law Library by William S. Hein & Co.,…
Rank this Week: 387