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TSLL TechScans

TSLL TechScans

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

http://tslltechscans.blogspot.com/
  • Jul 22

    NASIG assumes management of Serialist

    NASIG assumes management of Serialist
    NASIG has has announced that they have assumed management of the longstanding listserv SERIALIST.The full text of the announcement is available at via the NASIG blog.TSLL Tech Scans Blog
  • Jul 16

    Library of Congress Recommended Format Specification

    Library of Congress Recommended Format Specification
    In June the Library of Congress released Recommended Formats Specifications to assist in its acquisitions process. These recommendations were developed with the idea of long-term preservation in mind and take on the analog as well as the…
  • Jun 23

    10 Things to Buy with TS-SIS Preservation $150.00 Contest Money

    10 Things to Buy with TS-SIS Preservation $150.00 Contest Money
    Here are 10 things you can buy with TS-SIS Preservation 3rd Annual Worst Book $150.00 Contest Money:1.    Water alarm2.    Moisture resistant boxes3.    Interleaving papers and…
Rank this Week: 2063

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/
  • Jul 22

    ABA's Teaching the Technology of Practice: The 10 Top School

    ABA's Teaching the Technology of Practice: The 10 Top School
    Hofstra University's Maurice A. Deane School of Law takes the #6 place on the ABA's list of top 10 schools for teaching the technology of practice. The article notes that while most law schools have paid a lot of attention to the law of…
  • Jul 21

    Supreme Court Haiku - the law of the land in 17 syllable

    Supreme Court Haiku - the law of the land in 17 syllable
    The Supreme Court Haiku Reporter renders the rulings of U.S. Supreme Court decisions as Haiku.  The results tend to be pointed and concise.  For example:Brown v. Board of Education of Topeka (1954)Schools for black and whiteSeparate…
  • Jul 19

    Aviation Law Prof Blog

    Aviation Law Prof Blog
    Recent airline disasters underscore the increasing importance of aviation law in understanding and coping with the realities of life and the law in international perspective.  If you want to learn more and keep up with international…
Rank this Week: 531

Barco 2.0 : Law Library Reference

Barco 2.0 : Law Library Reference

From the librarians of the Barco Law Library, University of Pittsburgh School of Law.

http://barcorefblog.blogspot.com/
  • Jul 22

    New school year, new stapler

    New school year, new stapler
    The library's new stapler for student use arrived yesterday. It's a Rapid Duax stapler and can handle from 2 to 170 pages at a time.  There's a demonstration video on YouTube.  
  • Jul 18

    Research: reusing bad passwords not necessarily a bad idea

    Research: reusing bad passwords not necessarily a bad idea
    Slashdot has a post that links to a recent Microsoft research paper titled "Password Portfolios and the Finite-Effect User: Sustainably Managing Large Numbers of Accounts" (16 page pdf).  From the abstract: We explore how to manage…
  • Jul 18

    Georgetown Law symposium

    Georgetown Law symposium
    The Georgetown Law Library is hosting a day-long symposium on Oct. 24 titled "404/File Not Found:Link Rot, Legal Citation and Projects to Preserve Precedent".  The symposium is "live" at Georgetown but you can also register to attend the…
Rank this Week: 1472

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
  • Jul 22

    Paris Congress on Industrial Property – Paris, France

    Paris Congress on Industrial Property – Paris, France
    The National Federation for the Corporation Law (FNDE) organizes the Paris Congress on Industrial Property on the topic “Employee’s Invention Right: Asia – USA – Europe” on September 19, 2014. Inventions are…
  • Jul 22

    CFP: Asia-Pacific Journal on Human Rights and the Law

    CFP: Asia-Pacific Journal on Human Rights and the Law
    Established in 2000, the Asia-Pacific Journal on Human Rights and the Law has become the leading law journal on human rights in Asia.  In 2014, a special focus section will be devoted to the Commission of Inquiry’s report on human…
  • Jul 22

    Data and Assessment in Legal Education: The Necessities, The Possibilities – St. Louis, IL

    Data and Assessment in Legal Education: The Necessities, The Possibilities – St. Louis, IL
    On November 6-7, 2014, the Law School Survey of Student Engagement will commemorate its 10th anniversary by hosting a symposium titled, “Data and Assessment in Legal Education: The Necessities, The Possibilities.” The Symposium…
Rank this Week: 34

Slaw

Slaw

A Canadian cooperative weblog on all things legal.

http://www.slaw.ca
  • Jul 22

    Wolters Kluwer Notification of Planned Divestiture

    Wolters Kluwer Notification of Planned Divestiture
    Quoting from the notification: Today, Wolters Kluwer Legal & Regulatory announced the sale of the Canadian Legal Products in Canada to LexisNexis, a part of the Reed Elsevier organization. This includes all English and French Legal…
  • Jul 22

    A Tool for Finding Trite Law

    A Tool for Finding Trite Law
    Every once in a while a lawyer will ask a law librarian to find the source that establishes that a point of law is well established. Personally, I hate getting these questions. It is frequently time consuming and difficult to find a…
  • Jul 22

    Tips Tuesday

    Tips Tuesday
    Here are excerpts from the most recent tips on SlawTips, the site that each week offers up useful advice, short and to the point, on technology, research and practice. Technology Create an if Found Lockscreen Message on Your Portable…
Rank this Week: 81

AALL's Washington Blawg

AALL's Washington Blawg

From the American Association of Law Libraries.

http://aallwash.wordpress.com
  • Jul 22

    AALL Files Comments in Net Neutrality Proceeding

    AALL Files Comments in Net Neutrality Proceeding
    By Elizabeth Holland The American Association of Law Libraries (AALL), the Association of Academic Health Sciences Libraries (AAHSL), the Medical Library Association (MLA), and the Special Libraries Association (SLA) filed comments together…
  • Jul 1

    July Washington E-Bulletin

    July Washington E-Bulletin
    The July issue of the Washington E-Bulletin is available now on AALLNET. IN THIS ISSUEVol. 2014, Issue 07 A LOOK AHEAD Annual Meeting Edition ACT NOW Save the Date! August 27 Online Advocacy Training AALL IN THE STATES ALLA and SEAALL Urge…
  • Jun 20

    AALL Welcomes Successful House Vote to Limit NSA Surveillance

    AALL Welcomes Successful House Vote to Limit NSA Surveillance
    By Elizabeth Holland An amendment to the Fiscal Year 2015 Defense Appropriations bill that would prohibit the National Security Agency (NSA)’s ability to perform “backdoor” searches passed the House late Thursday on a…
Rank this Week: 1641

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
  • Jul 22

    OPINION: Cross, et al. v. VanDyke

    OPINION: Cross, et al. v. VanDyke
    The Montana Supreme Court has issued an Opinion in the following matter: CIVIL – INJUNCTION DA 14-0259, 2014 MT 193, LOUISE CROSS, WADE DAHOOD, JEAN BOWMAN, MICHAEL McKeon, ARLYNE REICHERT, Plaintiffs and Appellees, v. LAWRENCE J.C.…
  • Jul 22

    OPINION: State v. Ghostbear

    OPINION: State v. Ghostbear
    The Montana Supreme Court has issued an Opinion in the following matter: CRIMINAL – SEXUAL INTERCOURSE WITHOUT CONSENT DA 13-0081, 2014 MT 192, STATE OF MONTANA, Plaintiff and Appellant, v. EDWARD HAROLD GHOSTBEAR, Defendant and…
  • Jul 18

    OPINION AND ORDER: San Diego Gas v. 9th Jud. Dist.

    OPINION AND ORDER: San Diego Gas v. 9th Jud. Dist.
    The Montana Supreme Court has issued an Opinion and Order in the following matter: WRIT – SUPERVISORY CONTROL OP 14-0326, 2014 MT 191, SAN DIEGO GAS & ELECTRIC CO., Petitioner, v. NINTH JUDICIAL DISTRICT COURT, TOOLE COUNTY, THE…
Rank this Week: 18

TS-SIS / OBS-SIS

TS-SIS / OBS-SIS

From the Technical Services Special Interest Section and the Online Bibliographic Services Special Interest Section of the American Association of Law Libraries.

http://tssis.blogspot.com/
  • Jul 22

    Technical Services Law Librarian, June 2014 issue

    Technical Services Law Librarian, June 2014 issue
    Colleagues:The June issue of the Technical Services Law Librarian is now available: http://www.aallnet.org/sections/ts/TSLL/Issues/Technical-Services-Law-Librarian-39-4-June-2014.pdf. In addition to our excellent columns and the insightful…
  • Jul 22

    Welcome 2 New OBS-SIS Members Ryan and Rachel

    Welcome 2 New OBS-SIS Members Ryan and Rachel
    During the AALL in San Antonio, OBS-SIS had two drawings for OBS-SIS Annual Membership.The winners of these drawings areRyan Tamares - Catalog Librarian from Stanford Law SchoolandRachel Baarz - Specialist Research & Information Services…
  • Jul 22

    Open Source Software? - You do not want to mi

    Open Source Software? - You do not want to mi
    For those of you who attended this very informative Roundtable session at AALL in Austin Texas I would like to share Nicole's Engard slides from her presentationOpen Source Software: a Community and a Philosophy of Freedom AALL Annual, San…
Rank this Week: 1583

CWSL Library News

CWSL Library News

From the California Western School of Law.

http://blogs.cwsl.edu/blog/library/
Rank this Week: 3570

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
  • Jul 22

    Family Law Appellate Court Opinion - 7/21/2014

    Family Law Appellate Court Opinion - 7/21/2014
    Category: Recent Decisions;Family Opinions Body: AC35382 - Lederle v. Spivey ("The defendant...appeals from the denial of his motion to open the judgment of the trial court dissolving his marriage to the plaintiff.... On appeal, the…
  • Jul 21

    Habeas Appellate Court Opinions - 7/21/2014

    Habeas Appellate Court Opinions - 7/21/2014
    Category: Recent Decisions;Habeas Opinions Body: AC35132 - Day v. Commissioner of Correction (Habeas; "The petitioner...appeals following the denial of his petition for certification to appeal from the judgment of the habeas court…
  • Jul 21

    Tort Law Appellate Court Opinion - 7/21/2014

    Tort Law Appellate Court Opinion - 7/21/2014
    Category: Recent Decisions;Tort Law Opinions Body: AC35557 - Gugliemi v. Willowbrook Condominium Assn., Inc. ("The plaintiffs...appeal from the judgment of the trial court rendered in favor of the defendant...following a trial to the…
Rank this Week: 4171

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/
Rank this Week: 1708

Library Stuff

Library Stuff

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

http://www.librarystuff.net
  • Jul 22

    ALA applauds presidential signing of the workforce bill

    ALA applauds presidential signing of the workforce bill
    “Today, President Barack Obama will sign the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act, a bill that will open access to federal funding support to public libraries for effective job training and job search programs. President Obama will…
  • Jul 22

    Billy Joel to Receive Gerswhin Prize

    Billy Joel to Receive Gerswhin Prize
    “Librarian of Congress James H. Billington today announced that Billy Joel is the next recipient of the Library of Congress Gershwin Prize for Popular Song. Billy Joel ranks as one of the most popular recording artists and respected…
  • Jul 21

    Librarians Lack LeBron’s Pull as Miami Arena Deal Precedes Cut

    Librarians Lack LeBron’s Pull as Miami Arena Deal Precedes Cut
    “Last month, Miami politicians approved a $19 million subsidy for the professional basketball arena. Six weeks later, they turned to a grimmer task: deciding how many police and librarians to fire.To plug a $64 million budget hole,…
Rank this Week: 140

The Blackacre Times

The Blackacre Times

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

http://theblackacretimes.com/
  • Jul 22

    Bar Exam Logistic

    Bar Exam Logistic
    With the Georgia Bar Exam quickly approaching, here are a couple of logistical questions you need to decide before the first day of exams: 1. Know the exam date. 2. Know the exam schedule. 3. Decide on where you will stay. Family, Friends,…
  • Jul 18

    Library Hours for Remainder of Summer

    Library Hours for Remainder of Summer
    The library’s hours will be affected by several law school events over the next few weeks. Below are the hours when we’ll be open until the start of Fall semester. Exams (July 18-28) Library Hours Reference Hours Public Hours…
  • Jul 15

    Law-Themed Vacation Ideas: Mixing Business with Pleasure

    Law-Themed Vacation Ideas: Mixing Business with Pleasure
    By Ryan Kerr Here at GSU College of Law, students are getting ready for a break before Fall Semester begins.  Some of us are lucky enough to get away and visit family or even take trip that has no purpose other than to relax.  For…
Rank this Week: 896

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/
  • Jul 22

    Ferrari or Dairy? — Pronouncing “Certiorari” and the Problem with Dictionarie

    Ferrari or Dairy? — Pronouncing “Certiorari” and the Problem with Dictionarie
    What’s the right way to pronounce “certiorari”? That’s exactly what James J. Duane asks in his recent Green Bag article The Proper Pronunciation of Certiorari. Specifically, Duane examines how U.S. Supreme Court…
  • Jul 21

    Ravel: New Electronic Legal Research Platform

    Ravel: New Electronic Legal Research Platform
    Do you know Ravel? Maybe you should—and they offer free student accounts.  Ravel is a new startup electronic legal research platform.  Ravel currently offers case law but will be offering statutes soon.  What makes this…
  • Jul 18

    Library Hours for Bar Exam

    Library Hours for Bar Exam
    The dates for the July 2014 Ohio bar exam are July 29, 30, and 31. To accommodate people studying for the bar, the library will be open the following hours: Friday, July 18 through Sunday, July 27 Monday – Thursday…
Rank this Week: 1436

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: 472

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: 5

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
  • Jul 22

    Net Neutrality or a Two-Tiered Internet?

    Net Neutrality or a Two-Tiered Internet?
    What is net neutrality and what are the issues? Law professor Tim Wu coined the phrase “net neutrality” in a 2003 law review article.   While net neutrality has a number of complex implications, the main idea here is…
  • Jul 21

    Links We Love Weekly Round-Up — July 21, 2014

    Links We Love Weekly Round-Up — July 21, 2014
    New to the City, but Where Are the Native Charlotteans? Check out this opinion piece in The Charlotte Post, written by one of our new students, Michele J. Chilton. At Sea in a Deluge of Data Skill in finding useful information and…
  • Jul 17

    The New OrgSync Interface

    The New OrgSync Interface
    OrgSync is releasing a powerful new update to improve your user experience.  This redesign features better organization, simplified navigation and added functionality. The redesign release is planned for July 22, 2014.  We…
Rank this Week: 1165

Legal Informatics Blog

Legal Informatics Blog

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

http://legalinformatics.wordpress.com
  • Jul 22

    Morozov on algorithmic regulation

    Morozov on algorithmic regulation
    There seems to be much discussion of Evgeny Morozov’s new op-ed article on algorithmic regulation, entitled The rise of data and the death of politics, The Guardian / The Observer, 19 July 2014. The conclusion: Algorithmic regulation,…
  • Jul 22

    Colbran et al.: The role of digital flashcards in legal education: Theory and potential

    Colbran et al.: The role of digital flashcards in legal education: Theory and potential
    Stephen Colbran, Anthony Gilding, and Samuel Colbran have published The role of digital flashcards in legal education: Theory and potential, European Journal of Law and Technology, 5(1) (2014). Here is the abstract: This article describes,…
  • Jul 20

    Law Schools, Technology, and Access to Justice Conference, 17-19 July 2014: Storify and resource

    Law Schools, Technology, and Access to Justice Conference, 17-19 July 2014: Storify and resource
    A conference entitled Law Schools, Technology, and Access to Justice, was held 17-19 July 2014 at the University of Missouri Kansas City, in Kansas City, Missouri, USA. The conference was sponsored by the University of Missouri Kansas City…
Rank this Week: 202

beSpacific

beSpacific

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

http://www.bespacific.com/
Rank this Week: 27

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/
  • Jul 21

    Whither Change?

    Whither Change?
    Image [cc] Moyan Brenn Three posts recently caught my eye. One was on the imminent demise of BigLaw. The other was on how small firms are about to have their day. In the third one Thomas Sager, the GC for Dupont takes GCs to task for not…
  • Jul 17

    Texas Scold 'Em

    Texas Scold 'Em
    They say that everything is bigger in Texas.  Apparently that even includes self-deluding opinions. Yesterday, a friend pointed me toward an article in Texas Law Book entitled Get Wall Street Out of the Practice of Law. (Subscription…
  • Jul 15

    Jeff Carr, Project Management and Procurement

    Jeff Carr, Project Management and Procurement
    Jeff Carr in his Race Car Jeff Carr announced his retirement from his GC role at FMC Technologies recently. For those who follow the legal change landscape, Jeff has been a consistent beacon, advocating for change for quite some time. His…
Rank this Week: 4761

Library Boy

Library Boy

Features legal research news. By Michel-Adrien Sheppard.

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

    Canadian Library Association Feliciter June 2014 Issue

    Canadian Library Association Feliciter June 2014 Issue
    The June 2014 issue of Feliciter, the journal of the Canadian Library Association (CLA), is available on line.The theme of the issue is marketing libraries.
  • Jul 21

    Supreme Court of Canada: New Library Title

    Supreme Court of Canada: New Library Title
    The list of new library titles added to the Supreme Court of Canada collection for the period of July 1st to 15th, 2014 is now available on the Court website.The web page explains: "The Supreme Court of Canada Library lends materials from…
  • Jul 17

    Interview With Law Library of Congress Global Legal Research Intern Jessica Ho-Wo-Cheong

    Interview With Law Library of Congress Global Legal Research Intern Jessica Ho-Wo-Cheong
    In Custodia Legis, the blog of the Law Library of Congress in Washington, has been running an interview series featuring members of the staff. The series started in late October 2010.The most recent interview is with Montreal-born Jessica…
Rank this Week: 1709

The Goodson Blogson

The Goodson Blogson

News & Announcements from the J. Michael Goodson Law Library at Duke.

http://dukelawref.blogspot.com/
  • Jul 21

    Phony Maps & Copyright Trap

    Phony Maps & Copyright Trap
    By all accounts, Ohio native Lillian Mountweazel (1942-1973) lived an interesting life. The former fountain designer turned to photography at the tender age of 21, exhibiting and publishing her critically-acclaimed photographs of such…
  • Jul 9

    Updated Guide to North Carolina Practice

    Updated Guide to North Carolina Practice
    The Goodson Law Library's research guide to North Carolina Practice has just been updated. This guide outlines primary and secondary legal research resources for the state of North Carolina, in both print and electronic formats. So what's…
  • Jul 3

    Rotten Links (Are Big Time-Sinks)

    Rotten Links (Are Big Time-Sinks)
    It's no secret that web links can be unreliable. The Chesapeake Digital Preservation Group, which has been reporting on website "link rot" since 2008, said in its 2013 annual report that nearly half of the links from its original website…
Rank this Week: 1588

Oregon Legal Research

Oregon Legal Research

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

http://blog.oregonlegalresearch.com/
  • Jul 21

    High Legal Research Cool Factor: wellsettled dot com

    High Legal Research Cool Factor: wellsettled dot com
    Hat tip to Bob Ambrogi’s LawSites blog post: WellSettled.com Mines Cases for Established Principles,” which introduces us to wellsettled dot com: “It is well settled…” I bet you can’t search just…
  • Jul 21

    Judicial Funding Cuts Inflict Widespread Economic Harm in Communitie

    Judicial Funding Cuts Inflict Widespread Economic Harm in Communitie
    ABA Journal News: Savings produced by court budget cuts are exceeded by harmful economic effects (white paper) The white paper, “The Economics of Justice,” by Eric J. Magnuson, Steven M. Puiszis, Lisa M. Agrimonti, and…
  • Jul 21

    Grandparents and other Third-parties Seeking Custody of Children in Oregon

    Grandparents and other Third-parties Seeking Custody of Children in Oregon
    Please also read previous blog posts on this topic, especially this one: Grandparent Visitation Rights in Oregon There are lots of free legal forms online and in print, but none of them will be the exact forms you need in … Continue…
Rank this Week: 3593

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
  • Jul 21

    High Legal Research Cool Factor: wellsettled dot com

    High Legal Research Cool Factor: wellsettled dot com
    Hat tip to Bob Ambrogi’s LawSites blog post: WellSettled.com Mines Cases for Established Principles,” which introduces us to wellsettled dot com: “It is well settled…” I bet you can’t search just…
  • Jul 21

    Judicial Funding Cuts Inflict Widespread Economic Harm in Communitie

    Judicial Funding Cuts Inflict Widespread Economic Harm in Communitie
    ABA Journal News: Savings produced by court budget cuts are exceeded by harmful economic effects (white paper) The white paper, “The Economics of Justice,” by Eric J. Magnuson, Steven M. Puiszis, Lisa M. Agrimonti, and…
  • Jul 21

    Grandparents and other Third-parties Seeking Custody of Children in Oregon

    Grandparents and other Third-parties Seeking Custody of Children in Oregon
    Please also read previous blog posts on this topic, especially this one: Grandparent Visitation Rights in Oregon There are lots of free legal forms online and in print, but none of them will be the exact forms you need in … Continue…
Rank this Week: 337

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/
  • Jul 21

    New database for Appeals to the Privy Council

    New database for Appeals to the Privy Council
    A wonderful new resource for legal historians has recently been released online from two familiar faces at Boston College Law School: Sharon Hamby O'Connor, Professor Emerita, and Mary Sarah Bilder, Professor and Lee…
  • Jul 11

    Lexis Advance will have a new look!

    Lexis Advance will have a new look!
    Later this summer, Lexis Advance will launch its new user interface. In addition to aesthetic changes for a modern and clean look, the new design will also re-tool many of the searching and filtering functions, all aimed to make your reading,…
  • Jun 30

    Congress.gov Enhancement

    Congress.gov Enhancement
    Congress.gov, the official web site for United States legislative information, has rolled out some new enhancements this month, including:Nominations: information about presidential nominees from 1981- present;Individual Accounts: ability to…
Rank this Week: 1561

The Daniel R. Coquillette Rare…

The Daniel R. Coquillette Rare Book Room Blog

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

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

    New database for Appeals to the Privy Council

    New database for Appeals to the Privy Council
    A wonderful new resource for legal historians has recently been released online from two familiar faces at Boston College Law School: Sharon Hamby O'Connor, Professor Emerita, and Mary Sarah Bilder, Professor and Lee…
  • Jun 20

    In the trenches with a Springfield justice of the peace...

    In the trenches with a Springfield justice of the peace...
    This slim volume--with a pretty jazzy cover--provides a look at four years in the life of a Massachusetts justice of the peace, in the early days of the United States. Titled Justice Matters, Or a Memorandum of Civil Actions Before William…
  • Jun 3

    Applying for admission to the bar? Try to beat this letter of recommendation...

    Applying for admission to the bar? Try to beat this letter of recommendation...
    The deadline for applications to take the July bar exam just passed in May, and we had a flurry of 3Ls seeking letters of recommendation, signatures from the recommending attorneys, and so on. Naturally, this item caught my attention. It is a…
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VLLB Linkblog

VLLB Linkblog

By Steve Matthews.

http://vllblinks.blogspot.com/
  • Jul 21

    Schedule Google Calendar Events Directly From Your Google Search Page

    Schedule Google Calendar Events Directly From Your Google Search Page
    Very slick!(via Search Engine Land)
  • Jul 17

    Lawrence Koplow on Arizona DUI Charge

    Lawrence Koplow on Arizona DUI Charge
    Stem client Lawrence Koplow, a Phoenix DUI lawyer, was consulted for an article on azcentral.com, West Valley police get new DUI enforcement tools, on what penalties drivers can face if charged with DUI in Arizona.
  • Jun 10

    What kind of library user are you?

    What kind of library user are you?
    Neat quiz from PewResearch Internet Project:"Are you a “Library Lover”? An “Information Omnivore”? Or are you totally “Off the Grid”? Take our library engagement quiz to learn how your library habits and…
Rank this Week: 3780

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
  • Jul 21

    Movies and Court Martial

    Movies and Court Martial
    Home with a cold this spring, I was re-reading a mystery novel which centered in part around the fate of a British officer in World War I.  In the novel, the officer had been executed for cowardice which made me begin to think about…
  • Jul 18

    Sarita Kenedy East Law Library, St. Mary’s University – Pic of the Week

    Sarita Kenedy East Law Library, St. Mary’s University – Pic of the Week
    Earlier this week, during the American Association of Law Libraries annual conference in San Antonio, Texas, I visited the Sarita Kenedy East Law Library at St. Mary’s University School of Law.  Below are just a few of the pictures…
  • Jul 16

    An Interview with Jessica Ho-Wo-Cheong, Global Legal Research Intern

    An Interview with Jessica Ho-Wo-Cheong, Global Legal Research Intern
    Today’s interview is with Jessica Ho-Wo-Cheong, an intern with the Global Legal Research Directorate’s Foreign, Comparative, and International Division I. Describe your background. I am a proud Canadian, born and raised in…
Rank this Week: 258

Law Library Blog

Law Library Blog

From the University of British Columbia Law Library.

http://law.library.ubc.ca/category/blog/
  • Jul 21

    New Books at the Law Library – July 21, 2014

    New Books at the Law Library – July 21, 2014
    LAW LIBRARY level 3: K487.G45 E97 2014 Irus Braverman et al., eds., The Expanding Spaces of Law: A Timely Legal Geography (Stanford: Stanford Law Books, 2014). LAW LIBRARY level 3: KD5020 .L44 2014 Shaunnaugh Dorsett & John McLaren, eds.,…
  • Jul 14

    New Books at the Law Library – July 14, 2014

    New Books at the Law Library – July 14, 2014
    LAW LIBRARY level 3: E92 .A74 2014 Michael Asch, On Being Here to Stay: Treaties and Aboriginal Rights in Canada (Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 2014). LAW LIBRARY level 3: K1420.5 .H33 2014 Blayne Haggart, Copyfight: The Global…
  • Jul 7

    New Books at the Law Library – July 7, 2014

    New Books at the Law Library – July 7, 2014
    LAW LIBRARY reference room (level 2): David Phillip Jones & Anne S. de Villars, Principles of Administrative Law, 6th ed. (Toronto: Carswell, 2014). LAW LIBRARY learning commons (level 2) & LAW LIBRARY reference room (level 2): KF156…
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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/
  • Jul 21

    Foreign and Int’l Law Research

    Foreign and Int’l Law Research
    While most legal research classes naturally focus on researching the law of the United States, there is a large body of foreign and international law research that most students aren’t exposed to.  Foreign and international law…
  • Jun 26

    Hein Search Tip Update

    Hein Search Tip Update
    When customers speak, Hein listens and acts–quickly.  I recently received an email from HeinOnline’s Vice President of Production Development, Shane Marmion, addressing some of the concerns I raised in a recent blog post…
  • Jun 24

    Local Gov’t Law Research

    Local Gov’t Law Research
    While much of the research lawyers do revolves around state and federal law, local governments also have laws that lawyers should be familiar with and know how to research.  I recently wrote a short piece for Student Lawyer magazine that…
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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/
  • Jul 21

    Welcome Sara Sampson!

    Welcome Sara Sampson!
    The Moritz Law Library has had a few changes; our previous director, Bruce Johnson, retired in December after almost 20 years of leadership; our interim director, Mary Hamburger, ably helped us navigate the last six months; and we now welcome…
  • Jul 18

    Death, Taxes, and Potato Salad

    Death, Taxes, and Potato Salad
    By now, the Columbus, Ohio, resident with the potato salad Kickstarter campaign is legendary. But where there's money, there are interested parties. Per the New York Daily News, Mr. Brown will lose approximately 5% of all money raised as…
  • Jul 9

    Everything You Never Knew About Miranda Warning

    Everything You Never Knew About Miranda Warning
    The Miranda warnings feature prominently in the 2012 film 21 Jump Street. Channing Tatum's character kicks off the whole film due to his failure to remember the four declaratory statements and a question. Slate.com briefs readers on how the…
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Seattle University Law Library…

Seattle University Law Library INFO

Covers legal news, legal research and library news.

http://lawlibraryblog.seattleu.edu/
  • Jul 21

    I’d Like to Check Out a ….Drone?

    I’d Like to Check Out a ….Drone?
    Starting in the fall the University of Southern Florida will have two drones available to check out from their campus library. “The library’s hope is to integrate new technology to its services. In the past year, the library has…
  • Jul 17

    Menendez Brothers Sentenced

    Menendez Brothers Sentenced
    On July 2, 1996, the Lyle and Erik Menendez were sentenced to life in prison without parole for the brutal murder of their parents. The parents, Jose and Kitty Menendez, were murdered in their home on August 20, 1989. Lyle and Erik were not…
  • Jul 16

    Researching Indian and Tribal Law

    Researching Indian and Tribal Law
    Reference Librarian Kelly Kunsch recently published an article on researching Indian and Tribal Law in the American Indian Law Journal. He cleverly titled it “A Legal Practitioner’s Guide to Indian and Tribal Law Research.
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Off the Shelf - The Osgood Hall…

Off the Shelf - The Osgood Hall Law School Library Blog

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

http://libblog.osgoode.yorku.ca
  • Jul 21

    Recent Acquisitions, July 14 – July 21, 2014

    Recent Acquisitions, July 14 – July 21, 2014
    37 new acquisitions in Osgoode Hall Law School Library, including 28 from 2014: Decolonizing enlightenment : transnational justice,… Dhawan, Nikita,, Kumar, Navneet, JC 571 D42 2014 Decolonizing enlightenment : transnational justice,…
  • Jul 18

    Annotated Leading Cases of International Criminal Tribunals – Now Online!

    Annotated Leading Cases of International Criminal Tribunals – Now Online!
    The Osgoode Library now has access to the online version of this important series of international criminal law reports. Access is available to all members of the York University community via Passport York and no username/password is…
  • Jul 17

    82 new LLMC Digital titles have been…

    82 new LLMC Digital titles have been added to the library catalogue. Access to the LLMC Digital database is available here. “LLMC, a non-profit cooperative of libraries, is dedicated to – and passionate about – its twin…
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Brandeis and Harlan Watch

Brandeis and Harlan Watch

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

http://brandeiswatch.wordpress.com/
  • Jul 20

    A Letter From Benjamin Cardozo

    A Letter From Benjamin Cardozo
    While browsing through our collection of Louis D. Brandeis papers, I stumbled across a remarkable letter written by Brandeis’ fellow justice Benjamin Nathan Cardozo. Since there does not appear to be any published collections of…
  • Jun 24

    Recent Journal Articles – June 2014

    Recent Journal Articles – June 2014
    The Journal of Supreme Court History can usually be counted to offer some new information on John Marshall Harlan and Louis D. Brandeis, and their latest issue (volume 39, number 1) does not disappoint in that regard.  The first article…
  • Feb 21

    Letter from Frederick Douglass to John Marshall Harlan

    Letter from Frederick Douglass to John Marshall Harlan
    While rooting around in our collection of Harlan papers, I found a number of items that had been misfiled. Presumably they had been put on display many years ago and then just thrown back in a random box. The most interesting item in the set…
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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
  • Jul 20

    Water, Law, Paper

    Water, Law, Paper
    My friend and collaborator Mark Weiner has produced the latest installment in his series of videos on rare law books. “Water, Paper, Law” is an almost poetic meditation, in which “an eighteenth-century Italian legal treatise…
  • Jun 13

    New Flickr gallery: Italian block-printed paper

    New Flickr gallery: Italian block-printed paper
    A question about Italian block-printed paper on the the EXLIBRIS-L listserv a couple of weeks ago reminded me that we have several lovely examples in our collection. I scanned all the examples I could find and put them in a new album, Italian…
  • Jun 5

    "Blackstone Goes Hollywood" -- and we're the studio

    "Blackstone Goes Hollywood" -- and we're the studio
    “Blackstone Goes Hollywood” is the latest video production by our friend Mark Weiner. What better location to shoot a video about Sir William Blackstone than our Paskus-Danziger Rare Book Reading Room, home to the world’s…
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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
  • Jul 20

    Water, Law, Paper

    Water, Law, Paper
    My friend and collaborator Mark Weiner has produced the latest installment in his series of videos on rare law books. “Water, Paper, Law” is an almost poetic meditation, in which “an eighteenth-century Italian legal treatise…
  • Jul 8

    Faculty Scholarship

    Faculty Scholarship
    Did you know that you can search through most periodical scholarship by the Yale Law faculty in the Faculty section of our Legal Scholarship Repository? In addition to material by our current faculty, a large number of articles by past…
  • Jul 7

    We've released an android app

    We've released an android app
    The Lillian Goldman Law Library has released an android app of our Pronouncing Dictionary of the United States Supreme Court. Now conscientious lawyers, judges, teachers, students, and journalists can learn how to correctly pronounce those…
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Due Process

Due Process

By the Georgetown Law Library.

https://blogs.commons.georgetown.edu/dueprocess/
  • Jul 18

    Georgetown Librarians attend the American Association of Law Libraries Conference

    Georgetown Librarians attend the American Association of Law Libraries Conference
            Every year law librarians from across the country gather at the American Association of Law Libraries annual meeting. This year’s meeting was held in San Antonio, Texas. Georgetown Law…
  • Jul 17

    404/File Not Found: Link Rot, Legal Citation and Projects to Preserve Precedent Symposium

    404/File Not Found: Link Rot, Legal Citation and Projects to Preserve Precedent Symposium
    The Web is fluid and mutable, and this is a “feature” rather than a “bug”. But it also creates challenges in the legal environment (and elsewhere) when fixed content is necessary for legal writers to support their…
  • Jul 10

    Special Collections Open by Appointment Only from 7/14-7/18

    Special Collections Open by Appointment Only from 7/14-7/18
    Due to short-staffing the week of the AALL Annual Conference meeting, Special Collections will be by open by appointment only from Monday, July 14th – Friday, July 18th. If you need access to SPECL materials during that week, please…
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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/
  • Jul 17

    Reference Office Hours Change for Tuesday, July 22

    Reference Office Hours Change for Tuesday, July 22
    The Reference Office will be closed for a short time on Tuesday, July 22, from 12:30- 2pm so that staff may attend a meeting.The Law Library will be open its full schedule that day, 8am - 5pm.
  • Jul 14

    When to Stop Researching

    When to Stop Researching
    Many legal researchers struggle with the question: When can I stop researching?No one answer is appropriate for all situations. Consider:Costs. If you're handling a case worth millions of dollars, it is worth spending extra time looking…
  • Jul 10

    Ukraine Crisis and International Law

    Ukraine Crisis and International Law
    Would you like to get some historical and legal perspective on the crisis in Ukraine? Dan Wade, longtime foreign and international law librarian at Yale, surveys recent and not-so-recent books in a blog post, The Wart on Russia's…
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National Indian Law Library --…

National Indian Law Library -- News

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

http://nilllibrary.blogspot.com/
  • Jul 17

    NILL added new content to 5 Indian Law Bulletins on 7/17

    NILL added new content to 5 Indian Law Bulletins on 7/17
    The National Indian Law Library would be pleased to help you locate any resources featured in the Indian Law Bulletins. Use the AskNILL service at http://www.narf.org/contact/library.htm.* U.S. Courts of Appeals…
  • Jul 16

    2014 Symposium on Wyoming's Big Horn General Stream Adjudication

    2014 Symposium on Wyoming's Big Horn General Stream Adjudication
    September 10-12, 2014, the University of Wyoming College of Law is hosting a symposium on the Big Horn general stream adjudication as it draws to a close after nearly four decades.  Presenters will examine the adjudication historically…
  • Jul 11

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

    NILL added new content to 7 Indian Law Bulletins on 7/11
    * U.S. Supreme Court Bulletinhttp://www.narf.org/nill/bulletins/sct/2013-2014update.html The Tribal Supreme Court Project update memorandum for July 9, 2014 is now available at the project's website.* State Courts Bulletin…
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LibraryLaw Blog

LibraryLaw Blog

Covers issues concerning libraries and the law. By Peter Hirtle, Raizel Liebler, Mary Minow and Susan Nevelow Mart.

http://blog.librarylaw.com/librarylaw/
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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
  • Jul 17

    Who You Calling Friend?

    Who You Calling Friend?
    I have often claimed that I make friends wherever I go. Since that’s not really always true, I find it immensely reassuring to know that there is one place I can go where I’ll be identified as a “friend.” No,…
  • Jul 15

    Have Flag, Will Claim

    Have Flag, Will Claim
    All I have to say after skimming the news this Tuesday morning is that I clearly was not loved enough as a child. Back in the day when I announced my intentions to become a princess, all I got was laughter. But when seven year old Emily…
  • Jul 11

    Duking It Out

    Duking It Out
    I will admit to a slight obsession with the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge since the royal wedding, but just as there is one fictional lawyer for me (who you can now take to the beach in ebook form—thanks, Harper!) there is only one…
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Jenkins Law Library Blog

Jenkins Law Library Blog

Covers technology and legal research.

https://www.jenkinslaw.org/blog
  • Jul 17

    Jenkins On Your Desktop: Business Titles on Nolo

    Jenkins On Your Desktop: Business Titles on Nolo
    Are you or your client looking to start a business? Nolo has many titles on forming, starting, and running a business, all available on your desktop with your Jenkins membership. Titles include Form a Partnership, Form Your Own Limited…
  • Jun 26

    Evidence and Discovery Resource Guide Available Now!

    Evidence and Discovery Resource Guide Available Now!
    Evidence collection and admission, discovery, interrogatories, and depositions are integral, interwoven components of pre-trial practice. For materials available at Jenkins on evidence, discovery, interrogatories, and depositions, see our new…
  • Jun 19

    Jenkins On Your Desktop: C.F.R. on HeinOnline

    Jenkins On Your Desktop: C.F.R. on HeinOnline
    HeinOnline has the Code of Federal Regulations going back to the first edition, dated 1938, up to the most current revision. It is important to note that the Office of the Federal Register revises the C.F.R. on a quarterly basis as…
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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/
  • Jul 17

    Extended Hours for Bar Exam Prep

    Extended Hours for Bar Exam Prep
    The Law Library will be open from 8 am to 9 pm for the next two Saturdays and Sundays, July 19, 20, 26, and 27. We wish the best of luck to all of our recent graduates on their upcoming bar exams! - The Law Library Staff
  • May 29

    Summary of Library Quick Poll Result

    Summary of Library Quick Poll Result
    This year, instead of conducting its usual biennial user survey, the library decided to run a series of smaller “quick polls” between spring break and the end of classes. Each week the SBA Events E-Mail contained a link to an…
  • May 28

    Not-So-Lazy Days of Summer? Cool Down in Meditation Study Breaks!

    Not-So-Lazy Days of Summer? Cool Down in Meditation Study Breaks!
    Want a quick afternoon break from bar studying and summer research projects? Curious about how meditation can help you better focus, manage stress, communicate, and be happier? Stop by a Mindful Minute Study Break in the Law Library this…
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Cleveland Law Library Weblog

Cleveland Law Library Weblog

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

http://suealtmeyer.typepad.com/cleveland_law_library_web/
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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/
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