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UB Law Library Blog

UB Law Library Blog

Features news from the UB Law Library.

http://libweb.lib.buffalo.edu/blog/law
  • Sep 2

    Have You Heard We Have a PA System? Don’t Worry—You Will

    Have You Heard We Have a PA System? Don’t Worry—You Will
    The Law Library is happy to announce that we have a new PA system. In addition to conveying emergency messages, the PA system will have an automated message that will play at close every night. Patrons will be warned of closing thirty…
  • Aug 28

    Fall hours begin August 31

    Fall hours begin August 31
    Goodbye, Summer schedule, and hello, Fall hours.  Beginning on Monday, August 31, the Law Library will be following a new schedule for Fall 2015.  Our regular schedule of hours will be: Monday-Thursday: 7:30 a.m. – 11:00 p.m.…
  • Jul 27

    #MotivationalMonday: Listen to Coach

    #MotivationalMonday: Listen to Coach
    This is it. The last Monday before the bar. You’ve had an incredible journey so there’s only one thing to leave you with—Coach Taylor. Let’s be honest, the man knows how to do a pep talk. How could we feature only one?…
Rank this Week: 4253

Shaunna Mireau on Canadian Legal…

Shaunna Mireau on Canadian Legal Research

Provides tips on Canadian legal research.

http://mireau.blogspot.com/
  • Sep 2

    Conducting Business and Industry Research

    Conducting Business and Industry Research
    The Canadian Association of Law Libraries is advertising some upcoming webinars that will be useful for anyone who has a market research need:Conducting Business and Industry Research - September 29, 2015, 1:00pm to 2:30pm…
  • Apr 7

    Commissioners of Oaths in Alberta Have New Rule

    Commissioners of Oaths in Alberta Have New Rule
    ~ a slightly modified Slaw.ca post~Waaaay back in 2013 there was an Alberta Bill passed that consolidated the Notaries Public Act and the Commissioners for Oaths Act. These two pieces of legislation are in place to make the rules for…
  • Mar 24

    Celebrating achievment

    Celebrating achievment
    I have been a very quiet blogger lately with a reasonably good excuse.  Since the beginning of August, 2014, I have been working to achieve certification in Lean Six Sigma. As of last Sunday, the formal part of my education in this…
Rank this Week: 4292

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

    Art Show Reception Thursday, September 3

    Art Show Reception Thursday, September 3
    This year's art show, "Discarded," features the work of 14 local women artists who have recycled outdated, unserviceable books into intriguing works of art. The exhibit, curated by L. Michelle Geiger, is featured this week in articles in…
  • Aug 17

    New! The Essential Law Library Guide for 1L

    New! The Essential Law Library Guide for 1L
    Welcome, 1Ls! The first day of your law school career has begun! From your first Legal Research and Writing assignment to your final seminar paper, the Law Library is here to support you. To help you get acquainted with the many library…
  • Aug 5

    Second Edition of Olson's <i>Principles of Legal Research</i> Published

    Second Edition of Olson's &lt;i&gt;Principles of Legal Research&lt;/i&gt; Published
    This week, West Academic released the second edition of Kent Olson's highly acclaimed Principles of Legal Research. The first edition of Principles earned Olson his second Joseph L. Andrews Bibliographic Award from the American Association of…
Rank this Week: 3160

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: State v. Stanley

    UNPUBLISHED OPINION: State v. Stanley
    The Montana Supreme Court has issued an Unpublished Opinion in the following matter: CRIMINAL – ASSAULT DA 13-0727, 2015 MT 260N, STATE OF MONTANA, Plaintiff and Appellee, v. CURTIS WAYNE STANLEY, Defendant and Appellant.
  • Sep 2

    OPINION: State v. Lee

    OPINION: State v. Lee
    The Montana Supreme Court has issued an Opinion in the following matter: CRIMINAL – OTHER DA 14-0206, 2015 MT 259, STATE OF MONTANA, Plaintiff and Appellee, v. ALVIN CORNELL LEE, Defendant and Appellant.
  • Sep 2

    OPINION: MIDRS v. St. Peter’

    OPINION: MIDRS v. St. Peter’
    The Montana Supreme Court has issued an Opinion in the following matter: CIVIL – OTHER DA 14-0724, 2015 MT 258, MONTANA INTERVENTIONAL AND DIAGNOSTIC RADIOLOGY SPECIALISTS, PLLC; DNENIS L. PALMER, M.D.; RANDY R. SIBBITTE, M.D., and…
Rank this Week: 18

New Jersey Law Librarians…

New Jersey Law Librarians Association (NJLLA)

Features New Jersey law library news.

http://njlla.org/blog/
  • Sep 2

    September 2015 Brown Bag Luncheon and Book Discussion on Susan Cain’s “Quiet”

    September 2015 Brown Bag Luncheon and Book Discussion on Susan Cain’s “Quiet”
    [ September 22, 2015; 12:00 pm to 2:00 pm. ] September 2015 Brown Bag Luncheon and Book Discussion Quiet:  The Power of Introverts in a World That Can’t Stop Talking  Moderated by Caroline Young Associate Director for…
  • Sep 1

    NJ Greater Princeton/Trenton SLA Chapter and the New Jersey SLA Chapter Present Tech Fest

    NJ Greater Princeton/Trenton SLA Chapter and the New Jersey SLA Chapter Present Tech Fest
    [ September 30, 2015; 5:30 pm to 8:30 pm. ] NJ Greater Princeton/Trenton SLA Chapter and the New Jersey SLA Chapter  PRESENT: Tech Fest:  One evening, three presentations and one hack session to solve the world's tech problems,…
  • Jul 1

    Happy Hour & Networking Social

    Happy Hour &amp; Networking Social
    Legal Professionals, Attorneys, and Law Enforcement Are Invited to a Summer Happy Hour & Networking Social Friday, July 17, 2015 at Bar Anticipation 703 16th Avenue Lake Como/ Belmar, NJ 07719 5:30-7:55 PM Hot & Cold Buffet The…
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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
  • Sep 2

    An Interview with Leshay Wilson, Administrative Assistant

    An Interview with Leshay Wilson, Administrative Assistant
    This week’s interview is with Leshay Wilson, a member of the Office of the Administrative Operations team in the Law Library of Congress.  Leshay is typically one of the first smiling faces you see upon entering our main office in…
  • Sep 1

    FALQs: New Brazilian Code of Civil Procedure

    FALQs: New Brazilian Code of Civil Procedure
    The following is a guest post by Eduardo Soares, a foreign law specialist at the Law Library of Congress who covers Brazil and other Portuguese-speaking jurisdictions. Eduardo has previously published posts about the Brazilian law collection,…
  • Aug 31

    What Did You Miss? Catch-up on the Summer’s Most-Viewed Posts and Legislation.

    What Did You Miss? Catch-up on the Summer’s Most-Viewed Posts and Legislation.
    Web traffic tends to slowdown in the summer.  The weather gets nice and people leave their computers and devices behind.  It’s easy to miss a post or two while busy on vacation or recess.  Thankfully, we keep track…
Rank this Week: 4777

Slaw

Slaw

A Canadian cooperative weblog on all things legal.

http://www.slaw.ca
  • Sep 2

    More Than Semantic

    More Than Semantic
    Are we actually making progress toward the outcome of increased access to justice? Dan Lear doesn’t think so. As he noted in an ABA Legal Rebels blogpost this week, to date the evidence in the U.S. points to the…
  • Sep 2

    Of Lions and Lawyer

    Of Lions and Lawyer
    Walter Palmer killed Cecil the lion. According to media reports, Cecil was lured from his sanctuary by food and then shot by Dr. Palmer with a crossbow. The shot didn’t kill the lion; Dr. Palmer and his guides tracked the lion for two…
  • Sep 2

    Wednesday: What’s Hot on CanLII

    Wednesday: What’s Hot on CanLII
    Each Wednesday we tell you which three English-language cases and which French-language case have been the most viewed* on CanLII and we give you a small sense of what the cases are about. For this last week: 1. Modry v Alberta Health…
Rank this Week: 133

The BIALL Blog

The BIALL Blog

From the British and Irish Association of Law Librarians.

http://biall.blogspot.com/
  • Sep 2

    Inner Temple Library

    Inner Temple Library
    The last BIALL Blog post gave a link to an article by Ruth Bird (Bodleian Law Librarian at the University of Oxford) in Slaw magazine.  Ruth’s opening sentence was vivid – and being married to an accountant it struck a…
  • Aug 10

    An interesting read...

    An interesting read...
    In a recent article by Ruth Bird (Bodleian Law Librarian at the University of Oxford) in Slaw magazine, Ruth looks at the enduring value of building a tangible collection on shelves within a library space and…
  • Aug 10

    Page not found -- using web links in litigation

    Page not found -- using web links in litigation
    Karen Palmer, president of the British & Irish Association of Law Librarians (BIALL) and senior information officer at Simmons & Simmons LLP, examines the challenges surrounding the use of web links by lawyers in this interview by…
Rank this Week: 1103

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

    MLA Presents: Library Freedom Project Workshop

    MLA Presents: Library Freedom Project Workshop
    To register, please visit http://www.mlalibrary.org/. Alison Macrina, The Library Freedom Project (Boston) from Knight Foundation on Vimeo. ~Betty Thomas~
  • Sep 2

    Reminder: Professionalism for New Attorneys, October 9-10

    Reminder: Professionalism for New Attorneys, October 9-10
    The North Carolina State Bar Professionalism for New Attorneys is a MANDATORY CLE program that newly licensed attorneys must complete in their first year to meet CLE requirements. Date:           …
  • Sep 1

    Charlotte School of Law Launches Homelessness Prevention Clinic

    Charlotte School of Law Launches Homelessness Prevention Clinic
    The Charlotte School of Law has created a new practice ready program designed to assist low income individuals facing eviction. The Homeless Prevention Clinic (HPC) would be a joint venture of the Charlotte School of Law (CSL) and Legal Aid…
Rank this Week: 1116

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

Seattle University Law Library…

Seattle University Law Library INFO

Covers legal news, legal research and library news.

http://lawlibraryblog.seattleu.edu/
  • Sep 2

    Today in Legal History: First Labor Day Celebrated

    Today in Legal History: First Labor Day Celebrated
    The first Labor Day was celebrated on Tuesday, September 5, 1882 in New York City.  Two years, later, the holiday was changed to the first Monday in September.  While it is unclear who first suggested Labor Day (some sources say it…
  • Sep 1

    Casebooks in the Law Library

    Casebooks in the Law Library
    The law library owns one copy of each casebook in current use for all first-year classes.  The copies are shelved in the Reserve section of the library and can only be checked out for two hours (or used in the Reserve area without being…
  • Aug 28

    New Walkover collection titles – fiction

    New Walkover collection titles &ndash; fiction
    Take time in your busy academic schedule for some non-law, thought provoking reading. Each won coveted literary awards. Enjoy! PR9619.3.F525N37 2015 From the publisher:  “In We Are All Completely beside Ourselves,  author…
Rank this Week: 611

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
  • Sep 1

    Colloquia/Workshops (Atlanta, GA)

    Colloquia/Workshops (Atlanta, GA)
    Emory University School of Law Liza Vertinsky, Emory University School of Law presents her paper entitled Hidden Costs of Free Patents.
  • Aug 26

    Workshops and Colloquia (Atlanta, GA)

    Workshops and Colloquia (Atlanta, GA)
    Emory University School of Law Johan van der Vyver, Emory University School of Law presented his paper entitled The Isis Crisis and the Development of International Humanitarian Law.
  • Aug 24

    Access Group Legal Education Research Symposium — Savannah, GA

    Access Group Legal Education Research Symposium — Savannah, GA
    Access Group presents its inaugural Legal Education Research Symposium Nov. 8-9, 2015. Access Group’s 2015 Legal Education Research Symposium offers law school deans, administrators, faculty and researchers from across the...
Rank this Week: 22

beSpacific

beSpacific

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

http://www.bespacific.com/
  • Sep 1

    USA Trade Online transitioning to free acce

    USA Trade Online transitioning to free acce
    Census News Release: “On October 15, 2015, USA Trade Online (UTO) will be free to all users. In order to transition to this change, starting September 1, 2015, we will be transitioning into the new FREE system. Highlighted [here] are…
  • Sep 1

    Amtrak IG – Progress Made Implementing Positive Train Control, but Significant Challenges Remain

    Amtrak IG – Progress Made Implementing Positive Train Control, but Significant Challenges Remain
    Amtrak IG Audit – Safety and Security – Progress Made Implementing Positive Train Control, but Significant Challenges Remain, 06/19/2015. OIG-A-2015-013 “The tragic derailment of Amtrak Train 188 in Philadelphia on May 12,…
  • Sep 1

    E.O. Wilson’s Wants Us to Leave Half of the Earth Alone Here’s Why

    E.O. Wilson’s Wants Us to Leave Half of the Earth Alone Here’s Why
    The famed naturalist’s newest book, written from a retirement home, is a provocative and urgent call to save the planet, and its species. By Claudia Dreifus, Audubon Magazine, September-October 2015. “At 86, Edward Osborne Wilson,…
Rank this Week: 17

Library Stuff

Library Stuff

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

http://www.librarystuff.net
  • Sep 1

    The public library in an Internet age: a series from Michigan Radio

    The public library in an Internet age: a series from Michigan Radio
    “Pre-Wikipedia there was the encyclopedia. Pre-Google there was the reference desk. In the age of the Internet, what’s the future of the local library? “They will be even more of community spaces than they are today,”…
  • Sep 1

    Berkeley Public Library director resigns amid contention over book weeding

    Berkeley Public Library director resigns amid contention over book weeding
    “Jeff Scott, the director of library services for the Berkeley Public Library, announced his resignation Monday after multiple protests related to the removal of thousands of books from the library’s inventory. Scott’s…
  • Aug 30

    School and Library Spotlight: How Schools Buy and Use E-Book

    School and Library Spotlight: How Schools Buy and Use E-Book
    “Debate over the pros and cons of implementing e-books into schools continues to be robust in publishing and educational circles. But most observers agree that e-books are here to stay—at least for the foreseeable future, which is…
Rank this Week: 178

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/
  • Sep 1

    Finding Study Guide

    Finding Study Guide
    In addition to CALI lessons online, you can find some great study guides and study aids--such as the Examples & Explanations series, flash cards, CD's, and more--at the Law Library.  Many of the Library's study aids are kept on…
  • Aug 31

    Law360 - hot off the press legal new

    Law360 - hot off the press legal new
    Want to know what is happening "right now" in the legal world?  Then check-out Law360.  In the legal profession, information is the key to success. You have to know what’s happening with clients, competitors, practice areas,…
  • Aug 30

    State and Local Government Code Resources: Municode.com

    State and Local Government Code Resources: Municode.com
    Are you interested in a source that provides state and local codes for the fifty states?  Try Municode.com, this free sources provides 3,100 online codes covering various cities, counties, towns, villages across the United States. You…
Rank this Week: 491

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/
  • Sep 1

    Client/Matter Opening — What Can We Add to the Process?

    Client/Matter Opening — What Can We Add to the Process?
    Image [cc] highways england This is one of those posts where I start writing down my thoughts, not really sure where I'm going to end. However, that never stopped me before, so why let it stop me now? When I was at a Westlaw lunch today…
  • Aug 31

    Structured Dialogue about Diversity

    Structured Dialogue about Diversity
    This article I wrote on Bank of America’s diversity program brings together so many themes discussed in previous posts. Target: The Bank has a commitment to diversity. I share this commitment. But for purposes of this post, it could…
  • Aug 24

    Everybody Else is an Idiot

    Everybody Else is an Idiot
    I’ve written multiple posts in praise of allied professionals, specialists, and experts who are increasingly vital to the delivery of competent legal services. But just as lawyers are not alone in the legal supply chain, lawyers are not…
Rank this Week: 1221

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/
  • Sep 1

    Free Indian Law Webinar Exploring the BIA website

    Free Indian Law Webinar Exploring the BIA website
    Registration is open for a free, 60-minute webinar entitled, “Introduction to the U.S. Bureau of Indian Affairs Website.” Participants will get an overview of the BIA website and learn to locate popular materials. While the…
  • Aug 27

    NILL added new content to the Indian Law Bulletins on 8/27

    NILL added new content to the Indian Law Bulletins on 8/27
    U.S. Supreme Court Bulletin http://www.narf.org/nill/bulletins/sct/2014-2015update.htmlThe Supreme Court Bulletin was updated to include the Tribal Supreme Court Project's August 27, 2015 Update Memorandum.  U.S. Courts of Appeals…
  • Aug 21

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

    NILL added new content to the Indian Law Bulletins on 8/21
    U.S. Courts of Appeals Bulletin http://www.narf.org/nill/bulletins/cta/2015cta.htmlUnited States v. Escalanti (Proof of Tribal Enrollment, Major Crimes Act)Harvey v. Ute Indian tribe of the Uintah and Ouray reservation (Civil…
Rank this Week: 2060

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 1

    Observations of a New HLS Librarian

    Observations of a New HLS Librarian
    Welcome to the 1L class, HLS class of 2018!  In a way, we are in the same boat.  I am a first year academic law librarian, and I am also new to Harvard Law School life, schedules, pressures, pitfalls, and wonder.  I went in to…
  • Aug 26

    852 Rare: The Brief, “A Clever Bit of Legal Jesting”

    852 Rare: The Brief, “A Clever Bit of Legal Jesting”
    Don’t ever let someone tell you that law students don’t have a sense of humor… there is plenty of evidence in Historical & Special Collections (HSC) that proves otherwise! A recent discovery in the stacks turned up a…
  • Aug 26

    Scanning Nuremberg: Names and persons, patience, and the role of judge

    Scanning Nuremberg: Names and persons, patience, and the role of judge
    Post by Matt Seccombe, originally written August 5, 2015 Scanning Nuremberg shares the observations and insights of Matt Seccombe, Nuremberg Trials Project Metadata Manager/Document Analyst, as he analyzes documents for digitization as…
Rank this Week: 1059

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
  • Sep 1

    2015 Global Peace Index

    2015 Global Peace Index
    The Institute for Economics and Peace has released: Global Peace Index 2015 Some highlights from the Executive Summary: This is the ninth edition of the Global Peace Index (GPI), which ranks the nations of the world according to their level…
  • Aug 10

    Continuing Addition of New Features to Congress.gov Based on User Feedback

    Continuing Addition of New Features to Congress.gov Based on User Feedback
    Please see: New Features Added to Congress.gov Based On Your Feedback From the above blog post, note in particular the intent of the Law Librarians of Congress: “Since the unveiling of Congress.gov in September of 2012, we have been…
  • Jul 2

    New U.S. Copyright Office Report: “Orphan Works and Mass Digitization”

    New U.S. Copyright Office Report: “Orphan Works and Mass Digitization”
    The United States Copyright Office has recently issued a new report on “orphan works,” or copyright-protected work for which rights-holders are not determinable or contactable, as well as on digitization en masse.…
Rank this Week: 803

Elon Law Library

Elon Law Library

Features library news and updates. From Elon University School of Law Library.

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

    FREE Access to Digital Study Aid

    FREE Access to Digital Study Aid
    September is upon us and I would like to take a minute to introduce you to a new digital collection at Elon Law Library.  The Elon Law School Digital Library. At this initial stage, the library includes a number of the LexisNexis…
  • Aug 13

    Phoenix Print Dollars Available

    Phoenix Print Dollars Available
    Print Dollars are now available on your Phoenix Card.Phoenix Cards hold three types of credits and there are restrictions on their use.  Just a quick review of the three types and how they may be used.Print Dollars are used…
  • May 26

    Studying for the Bar -- Print Dollars Still Available.

    Studying for the Bar -- Print Dollars Still Available.
    Graduation has come and gone, new alumni's thoughts turn to studying for the July Bar.  Just wanted to make sure you know:  your print dollars from 2014-2015 are available for use through the end of July.   You may print…
Rank this Week: 4302

AALL's Washington Blawg

AALL's Washington Blawg

From the American Association of Law Libraries.

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

    September E-Bulletin

    September E-Bulletin
    The September issue of the Washington E-Bulletin is available now on AALLNET. IN THIS ISSUE Vol. 2015, Issue 09 A LOOK AHEAD Congress Gets Back To Work ACT NOW Register for the 2015 DLC Meeting and FDL Conference AALL IN THE STATES UELMA…
  • Aug 24

    AALL Joins Coalition to Call for Public Access to Congressional Research Service Report

    AALL Joins Coalition to Call for Public Access to Congressional Research Service Report
    By Elizabeth Holland Today, AALL joined a coalition of 40 organizations and 90+ individuals to call on Congress to expand public access to Congressional Research Service (CRS) reports. In a letter sent to the leadership of the Senate…
  • Aug 3

    August Washington E-Bulletin

    August Washington E-Bulletin
    The August issue of the Washington E-Bulletin is available now on AALLNET. IN THIS ISSUE Vol. 2015, Issue 08 A LOOK AHEAD So-Called Cybersecurity Legislation Called Into Question ACT NOW Tell your Senators to Oppose the Cybersecurity…
Rank this Week: 4256

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 1

    2015 Pace Law Library Orientation Scavenger Hunt Winner

    2015 Pace Law Library Orientation Scavenger Hunt Winner
    Congratulations to the prize winners for our 2015 Pace Law Library orientation scavenger hunt!  All of the winners have been notified via email and can claim their prizes at the Circulation Desk in the Law Library.  Please present…
  • Aug 11

    New Rule on Executive Pay

    New Rule on Executive Pay
    On August 5, the SEC approved a final “pay ratio” rule requiring large public companies to disclose the ratio of chief executives’ pay to the median pay of employees. Companies will have to report the ratio every three…
  • Jul 31

    Good News About Employment for Law Grad

    Good News About Employment for Law Grad
    A recent press release from the National Association for Law Placement (NALP.org) states that “the overall employment rate for the Class of 2014 was 86.7% of graduates for whom employment status was known, the first year that the rate…
Rank this Week: 3268

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 2015: Undue Influence

    Word of the Month for September 2015: Undue Influence
    You ever notice that some people just seem to exist to serve as a warning for others?  Yeah, like all those people who win Darwin Awards, or people who keep responding to emails from people in Nigeria, or people who check the box on…
  • Aug 24

    I want it back

    I want it back
    Every day I get told stories.  Some fanciful like the guy who swore the girl looked 21 and was now looking at a 288 charge.  Some scary like the guy who had been staked by a rather large linebacker sized female.  Then there are…
  • Aug 17

    What would you do?!

    What would you do?!
    So, I'm sitting at the reference desk and I see this guy hanging across the way over by the Federal Digest.  Normally, I go up to people who appear lost in the stacks but this guy wasn't lost.  He was watching me.  Basically, a…
Rank this Week: 1580

Vancouver Law Librarian Blog

Vancouver Law Librarian Blog

Covers knowledge management, web development and law library management. By Steve Matthews.

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

    Quickscribe Annotations Update for August 2015

    Quickscribe Annotations Update for August 2015
    Here's a look at which legislation on Quickscribe 2.0 received new annotations in August -- you'll find expert commentary from: Peter Roberts, Lawson Lundell LLP – Partition of Property ActMichael Hargraves, Stewart, McDannold, Stuart…
  • Aug 7

    Should the US Librarian of Congress be a Librarian or an Academic?

    Should the US Librarian of Congress be a Librarian or an Academic?
    Slaw columnist Bob Berring published an important piece yesterday, and I'm afraid it's going to go under the radar.Berring discusses the impending retirement of current US Librarian of Congress, Dr. James Billington, who at 86 years of age…
  • Jul 3

    Quickscribe Annotations Update for June 2015

    Quickscribe Annotations Update for June 2015
    Here's a look at what's new on Quickscribe 2.0. In June, the following experts added annotations to various pieces of legislation:Bill Buholzer, Young Anderson – Local Government Act, Oil & Gas Activities Act, Environmental…
Rank this Week: 2956

Regent Law Library

Regent Law Library

Features library and legal news.

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

    New Database: Religion & the Law

    New Database: Religion &amp; the Law
    The Law Library is particularly excited to announce the addition of a new HeinOnline library: Religion & the Law.  A small portion of the material included was contributed from our Collection!The database consists of more than 1,500…
  • Aug 25

    Welcome Law Students!

    Welcome Law Students!
    Welcome to Regent University School of Law!  The Law Library will play an important role in your law school education.  In addition to offering both individual and group study areas, the Law Library provides a physical…
  • Aug 17

    Welcome First Year Students!

    Welcome First Year Students!
    Welcome First Year Students! Law Library tours are being offered as part of Orientation.  Be sure to take advantage of this opportunity to learn more about the services and resources available to you!  A sign-up sheet will be…
Rank this Week: 1114

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/
  • Sep 1

    BYU Law #1 in Least Debt

    BYU Law #1 in Least Debt
    BYU Law was #1 in U.S. News’s recent “10 Law Schools that Leave Grads with the Least Debt.” The article looked at indebtedness of the Class of 2014 and found that BYU Law Grads had an average debt of $54,203, ……
  • Aug 20

    Welcome, Class of 2018!

    Welcome, Class of 2018!
    The Law Library is happy to welcome the class of 2018 to the law school!  We’re excited that you’re here with us and want you to know that we’re here to help you throughout your legal education.  In addition to…
  • Aug 18

    HeinOnline: Introducing Enhanced Interface 101

    HeinOnline: Introducing Enhanced Interface 101
    HeinOnline has just released a new, enhanced interface that is both modern and fresh.  If you are like me you probably loved Hein’s content, but did not love the awkward and sometimes confusing site layout. After listening to…
Rank this Week: 244

CWSL Library News

CWSL Library News

From the California Western School of Law.

http://blogs.cwsl.edu/blog/library/
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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 1

    LexisNexis Courtroom Cast

    LexisNexis Courtroom Cast
    By Zach Dalton LexisNexis Courtroom Cast (formerly AudioCaseFiles) is a valuable resource available to Georgia State law students for free. Students can sign up for the site using their Georgia State email address. Courtroom Cast provides…
  • Aug 27

    Finding What You Need in the Law Library

    Finding What You Need in the Law Library
    Hopefully you have found the wonderful amenities in our new library space—you know where the terraces are, you have found the place that will contain Miss Demeanor’s Café, and you located the bathrooms. Now you need to know…
  • Aug 24

    ALERT Program

    ALERT Program
    The Law Library is rolling out a new program this fall called the Applied Legal Experience, Research, & Technology (ALERT) Program. The ALERT Program is a non-credit program that provides students with additional opportunities to learn…
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Quo Vadis?

Quo Vadis?

Official blog of the Rutgers School of Law-Camden Law Library, bringing you information on law school and law library news and events, community news, and general reference information.

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

    Tech in the Library!

    Tech in the Library!
    The Law Library in Camden is happy to bring you scanners! There are 2 scanners throughout the library: on the circulation desk, and beyond the reading room, next to the student printer. These scanners will scan documents to: a flashdrive, an…
  • Aug 24

    Welcome New and Returning Students!

    Welcome New and Returning Students!
    The Law Library would like to take a minute to welcome you to Rutgers School of Law in Camden.  Whether you are new to campus or would just like to get reacquainted with the Law Library, we would like to invite you to come in for a…
  • Aug 20

    Law Library Scavenger Hunt

    Law Library Scavenger Hunt
    JOIN THE HUNT!   The Law Library is hosting a Scavenger Hunt! The game is intended to be a fun way to learn about your library and legal research! The hunt consists of 10 questions that will help familiarize you with the layout of the…
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VALLTalk

VALLTalk

From the Virginia Association of Law Libraries.

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

    Moving on ...

    Moving on ...
    Ben Almoite is leaving the Virginia State Law Library on Sept. 3rd and will take up his new position as librarian of the Henrico Government & Law Library on Sept. 8. Ben is excited to be following in Isabel Paul's footsteps and plans on…
  • Aug 27

    Happy Retirement to Joe Wynne!

    Happy Retirement to Joe Wynne!
    Systems Librarian Joe Wynne retired on July 24th after 37 years of service to the University of Virginia Law Library. Joe joined the law school in 1978 as a cataloger, worked under two library directors (Larry Wenger and Taylor…
  • Aug 27

    The Power of Connection

    The Power of Connection
    bySuzanne B. CorriellAssociate Circuit Librarian, U.S. Court of Appeals, Fourth Circuit Library  This year’s AALL Annual Meeting theme of “The Power of Connection” was exactly what I needed as I transitioned to a new…
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Library Boy

Library Boy

Features legal research news. By Michel-Adrien Sheppard.

http://micheladrien.blogspot.com/
  • Aug 31

    September 15 Deadline for Applications for James D. Lang Memorial Scholarship Fund

    September 15 Deadline for Applications for James D. Lang Memorial Scholarship Fund
    Members of the Canadian Association of Law Libraries (CALL) have until September 15, 2015 to apply to the James D. Lang Memorial Scholarship fund. The scholarship is designed to support attendance at a continuing education program, be it a…
  • Aug 31

    Supreme Court of Canada: New Library Title

    Supreme Court of Canada: New Library Title
    The list of new library titles added to the Supreme Court of Canada collection for the month of August 2015 is now available on the Court website. It is possible to subscribe via e-mail to receive the list.
  • Aug 9

    Library Boy on Vacation

    Library Boy on Vacation
    See you in September! Enjoy the rest of the summer.
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Law Librarians

Law Librarians

By Mark Giangrande and Joe Hodnicki.

http://llb2.com/
  • Aug 31

    Study Examines The Shrinking Print Collection in Law Librarie

    Study Examines The Shrinking Print Collection in Law Librarie
    I get press releases. Oh do I get press releases from publicists on some of the wackiest topics out there.  I’m not going to go into that because there is one that actually relates to something in which I’m interested. …
  • Aug 24

    A Little Law School News For Monday

    A Little Law School News For Monday
    I’m teaching orientation classes this week.  Got to have 1Ls signed up for Westlaw, Lexis, and Bloomberg Law after all.  Posting may be a bit more spotty that usual because of that.  Nonetheless, there are a few…
  • Aug 21

    Friday Fun: Fozzie Bear and Kermit The Frog Perform N.W.A.s Express Yourself

    Friday Fun: Fozzie Bear and Kermit The Frog Perform N.W.A.s Express Yourself
    It’s a nice mashup and timely as well with the movie Straight Outta Compton in theaters.  This is a fan piece and not from the Muppet’s corporate owner, Disney.  See it before it gets taken down. Mark
Rank this Week: 901

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/
  • Aug 31

    Research Services: New Office, Same Great Service

    Research Services: New Office, Same Great Service
    If you haven’t been inside the library much this summer, you may not have noticed that the research services librarians are no longer sitting by the front desk as you walk in. We’re now in our new office – in room 112 right…
  • Aug 28

    Student Medical Records & HIPAA-FERPA

    Student Medical Records &amp; HIPAA-FERPA
    In an 8/18/15 “Dear Colleague Letter,” Kathleen M. Styles, U.S. Department of Education Chief Privacy Officer, advised colleges and universities that “without a court order or written consent, institutions that are involved…
  • Aug 27

    Congrats to our 1L Contest Winner

    Congrats to our 1L Contest Winner
    Lena Buttkus, and Rachel Byrnes won copies of Justice Anton Scalia’s book: Reading Law. Thanks for participating! Stop by Room 114 in the library to claim your copies. Students should also be looking forward to the library’s Open…
Rank this Week: 935

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 31

    New Library Food Policy

    New Library Food Policy
    With the beginning of the Fall 2015 semester, the Library has adopted a new food policy.  Students may now have “light snacks” in the Library.  Light snacks, such as food generally dispensed in vending machines: …
  • Aug 31

    Labor Day Weekend Hour

    Labor Day Weekend Hour
    The Library will be open the following hours during the Labor Day Weekend: Friday, September 4:  9:00am – 10:00pm Saturday, September 5:  9:00am – 10:00pm Sunday, September 6:  10:00am – 10:00pm Monday,…
  • Aug 26

    Women’s Equality Day and the XIX Amendment

    Women’s Equality Day and the XIX Amendment
    Amendment XIX of the United States Constitution, which reads “The right of citizens of the United States to vote shall not be denied or abridged by the United States or by any State on account of sex,” was proposed to the…
Rank this Week: 1227

Cocky Law Blawg

Cocky Law Blawg

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

http://blawg.law.sc.edu
  • Aug 31

    Spotify: How It Works, and How It’s Legal.

    Spotify: How It Works, and How It’s Legal.
    I have a normal routine when I get to work.  I come in, change out of my walking clothes, drink some coffee, turn on the radio, and then I can start preparing for the day.   Usually, I stream either our local NPR news station or…
  • Aug 28

    Cocky’s Guide to the Law Library & IT

    Cocky&rsquo;s Guide to the Law Library &amp; IT
    Trying to remember something that you learned during orientation about the library or IT?  We’ve compiled a guide with all the relevant information you heard: Cocky’s Guide to the Law Library & IT! Learn how to: Reserve a…
  • Aug 17

    Welcome 1L

    Welcome 1L
    Today the University of South Carolina welcomes its new class of first year law students.  The students begin a three day orientation period, where they will receive introductory sessions on law school classes, professionalism, academic…
Rank this Week: 583

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
  • Aug 31

    Habeas Appellate Court Opinions - 8/31/2015

    Habeas Appellate Court Opinions - 8/31/2015
    Category: Recent Decisions;Habeas Opinions Body: AC36118 - Taft v. Commissioner of Correction (Habeas; "On appeal, the petitioner claims that the court abused its discretion by denying his petition for certification to appeal, and…
  • Aug 31

    Criminal Law Appellate Court Opinions - 8/31/2015

    Criminal Law Appellate Court Opinions - 8/31/2015
    Category: Recent Decisions;Criminal Opinions Body: AC37222 - State v. Leon (Manslaughter first degree with firearm; carrying revolver without permit; "The defendant, Edwin Leon, Jr., appeals from the judgment of conviction, rendered…
  • Aug 31

    Tort Law Appellate Court Opinion - 8/31/2015

    Tort Law Appellate Court Opinion - 8/31/2015
    Category: Recent Decisions;Tort Law Opinions Body: AC36483 - Brochu v. Aesys Technologies (Personal injury; "In this appeal, the primary issue is whether, following the death of the original plaintiff, an unjustified delay of more than four…
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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 31

    Constitution Day Event, Sept. 16, 2015

    Constitution Day Event, Sept. 16, 2015
    Date: Wednesday, September 16, 2015 Time: 1:00 p.m. Place: Library of Congress, James Madison Building, Montpelier Room (LM-619), 101 Independence Ave. S.E., Washington, D.C. 20540 In commemoration of Constitution Day, the Law Library of…
  • Jul 29

    New Features Added to Congress.gov Based on Customer Feedback

    New Features Added to Congress.gov Based on Customer Feedback
    Today on In Custodia Legis, the Law Library of Congress announced the July enhancements to Congress.gov. Based on customer feedback, Congress.gov added new features that help with accessibility and provide additional content. New items…
  • Jul 13

    Visions of Liberty: A Conversation with Ira Glasser and Bob Adelman

    Visions of Liberty: A Conversation with Ira Glasser and Bob Adelman
    Date: Monday, August 3, 2015 Time: 1:00 p.m. Place: Library of Congress, James Madison Building, Mumford Room (LM-649), 101 Independence Ave. S.E., Washington, D.C. 20540 Join us as we welcome world-renowned documentary photographer Bob…
Rank this Week: 4438

BLAWg IN Bloom: The Indiana Law…

BLAWg IN Bloom: The Indiana Law Library Blog

Covers legal news, legal resources, and library information. From the Indiana University Maurer School of Law.

http://www.law.indiana.edu/lawlibrary/blawg
  • Aug 31

    Welcome Week

    Welcome Week
    This year, the Law Library decided to start a new tradition: Welcome Week!  Stop by any time between 9 and 5, September 1st through 3rd, and look for our table near the computer workstations. What might you get? Jerome Hall Law Library…
  • Aug 18

    Welcome Back!

    Welcome Back!
    It always astounds me how quiet the library gets over the summer.  We are glad to have the lobby bustling again!  We have a lot in store at the Jerome Hall Law Library this year – here are some highlights: Welcome Week:…
  • Jul 24

    Brace Yourselves…Bar Exam is Coming

    Brace Yourselves…Bar Exam is Coming
    You made it through three years of Socratic method, issue-spotting, and cite-checking, only to be plunged, post-graduation, right into the longest study hall you’ve ever attended.  But here we are, two months later, and the bar…
Rank this Week: 4301

Pappas Law Library Blog

Pappas Law Library Blog

From the Boston University School of Law.

http://bulawinteractive.org/libraryblog/
  • Aug 31

    Library Tours Today!

    Library Tours Today!
    Learn important information about the library on tours being conducted today and all week! Tours are at 1 and 4 this afternoon, starting in room 335. Additional tours are as follows: Wednesday, Sept. 2 @ 1 & 4 pm Thursday, Sept. 3 @ 1…
  • Aug 28

    Welcome New Students!

    Welcome New Students!
    If you have questions, we in the library are here to help!
  • Aug 26

    Library Tour

    Library Tour
    Learn about important resources that will help you get a quick start in law school.  These tours will be held: Monday, August 31 @ 1 & 4 pm Wednesday, Sept. 2 @ 1 & 4 pm Thursday, Sept. 3 @ 1 & 4 pm Tuesday, Sept.  8 @…
Rank this Week: 3016

Oregon Legal Research

Oregon Legal Research

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

http://blog.oregonlegalresearch.com
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Oregon Legal Research

Oregon Legal Research

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

http://blog.oregonlegalresearch.com/
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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/
  • Aug 29

    Law on the market

    Law on the market
    Daniel Martin Katz, Michael James Bommarito, Tyler Soellinger & James Ming Chen, Law on the Market? Evaluating the Securities Market Impact of Supreme Court Decisions, available at http://ssrn.com/abstract=2649726 or…
  • Jul 11

    Sinking, fast and slow: Bifurcating beta in financial and behavioral space

    Sinking, fast and slow: Bifurcating beta in financial and behavioral space
    James Ming Chen, Sinking, Fast and Slow: Bifurcating Beta in Financial and Behavioral Space, available at http://bit.ly/SinkingFastSlow or http://ssrn.com/abstract=2629541: Modern portfolio theory accords symmetrical treatment to all…
  • Jun 9

    The promise and the peril of parametric value-at-risk (VaR) analysi

    The promise and the peril of parametric value-at-risk (VaR) analysi
    Tail risk — of a radically different variety James Ming Chen, The Promise and the Peril of Parametric Value-at-Risk (VaR) Analysis, available at http://www.ssrn.com/abstract=2615664 or http://bit.ly/ParametricVaR: Leptokurtosis, or the…
Rank this Week: 888

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
  • Aug 29

    New Flickr album: Magna Carta

    New Flickr album: Magna Carta
    The Rare Book Collection’s Flickr site passed two milestones this summer, reaching over 3,000 images and over a million views. The site also sports a number of new albums that are worth pointing out.
  • Jul 27

    "Evidence of Women" exhibit now online

    "Evidence of Women" exhibit now online
    A digital version of the exhibit “Evidence of Women: Women as Printers, Donors, and Owners of Law Texts” is now available online through the library’s eYLS portal. This digital version includes the images and labels of all…
  • Jun 26

    New Law Library Exhibit

    New Law Library Exhibit
    Yale Law Library exhibit: “Evidence of Women” ———————————————— New Yale Law Library exhibit… EVIDENCE OF WOMEN: WOMEN AS…
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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
  • Aug 29

    New Flickr album: Magna Carta

    New Flickr album: Magna Carta
    The Rare Book Collection’s Flickr site passed two milestones this summer, reaching over 3,000 images and over a million views. The site also sports a number of new albums that are worth pointing out.
  • Aug 28

    Welcome to Yale Law School, Fall 2015

    Welcome to Yale Law School, Fall 2015
    Welcome to Yale Law School (YLS). We’re glad you’re here!
  • Jun 12

    Magna Carta: History, Legacy, and Idea

    Magna Carta: History, Legacy, and Idea
    The Magna Carta is recognized as one of the most important documents in the history of the law. To commemorate the 800th anniversary of the signing of the Magna Carta this three part exhibition highlights the document’s legal,…
Rank this Week: 129

The Fred Parks Law Library Blog

The Fred Parks Law Library Blog

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

http://thefredparkslawlibrary.blogspot.com/
  • Aug 28

    The 250th anniversary of William Blackstone's Commentaries on the Laws of England

    The 250th anniversary of William Blackstone's Commentaries on the Laws of England
    by Heather Kushnerick, Special Collections Librarian & College Archivist     William Blackstone was born in London July 10, 1723. After the deaths of his parents, he was raised by his uncle and received a classical…
  • Aug 27

    Throwback Thursday: Dial-up edition

    Throwback Thursday: Dial-up edition
    by Heather Kushnerick, Special Collections Librarian & College ArchivistThe library's Westlaw terminal, circa 1981. The interface has changed a bit over the years.The fall semester of 1980 saw a big change at the South Texas College…
  • Aug 19

    Collection Spotlight - How to Locate Resource

    Collection Spotlight - How to Locate Resource
    by Barbara Szalkowski, Senior Catalog LibrarianNow Appearing in the Library!Whether you are looking for a specific title or are researching a topic, the Library has the right tool for you!STELLA is our online catalog, and…
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