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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/
  • Aug 27

    Ravel Law: Legal Research Radically Reimagined

    Ravel Law: Legal Research Radically Reimagined
    It is an understatement to say that Ravel Law is not your father's research platform. You are not just using a new product, you are entering the "world of Ravel"... and you need to check all your preconceptions about legal research at the…
  • Jul 31

    Law Firm Space Planning as a Knowledge Management Strategy

    Law Firm Space Planning as a Knowledge Management Strategy
     I recently published  an article   Law Firm Space Planning as a Knowledge Management Strategy in the July issue of Thomson Reuters Practice Innovations.c. Thomson ReutersJust as firms have been grappling with the billable hour…
  • Jul 30

    ALM Legal Intelligence 2014 Law Librarian Survey Trends:Embedding, CI, KM, Sole Provider

    ALM Legal Intelligence 2014 Law Librarian Survey Trends:Embedding, CI, KM, Sole Provider
    American Lawyer Media Legal Intelligence released the 2014 Law Librarian Survey data earlier this month.Library Chiefs Continue to Rule Contract NegotiationsIn reviewing the data I continue to be struck by the terrific challenge library…
Rank this Week: 3625

beSpacific

beSpacific

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

http://www.bespacific.com/
  • Aug 27

    National Standards for Strong Apprenticeship

    National Standards for Strong Apprenticeship
    Sarah Ayres | August 27, 2014 “Apprenticeship, a time-tested model of worker training, can help meet the growing demand for skilled workers in the United States. Expanding apprenticeship, however, will require employers to…
  • Aug 27

    New Statistics on the Activities of U.S. Multinational Enterprises Now Available

    New Statistics on the Activities of U.S. Multinational Enterprises Now Available
    “The Bureau of Economic Analysis has released preliminary 2012 statistics on the outward activities of multinational enterprises (AMNEs). Outward AMNE statistics cover the worldwide activities of U.S. multinational enterprises…
  • Aug 27

    CRS – China’s Economic Rise

    CRS – China’s Economic Rise
    China’s Economic Rise: History, Trends, Challenges, and Implications for the United States. Wayne M. Morrison, Specialist in Asian Trade and Finance, August 21, 2014. “The rapid rise of China as a major economic…
Rank this Week: 52

Collection Development Blog

Collection Development Blog

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

http://obelix.lib.hku.hk/cdblog
  • Aug 27

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

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

    Wiley Online Library Site Maintenance Notice Aug 9, 2014

    Wiley Online Library Site Maintenance Notice Aug 9, 2014
    There will be a scheduled maintenance for Wiley Online Library and The Cochrane Library at 17:00 Hong Kong time for up to 4 hours on Aug 9, 2014. Access to both sites will be disrupted during this period. addthis_url =…
  • Jul 31

    The Journal of Clinical Psychiatry and Psychiatrist.com unavailable starting 4 August, 2014

    The Journal of Clinical Psychiatry and Psychiatrist.com unavailable starting 4 August, 2014
    Starting August 4, the websites of The Journal of Clinical Psychiatry and Psychiatrist.com will begin migrating to another platform. This migration process may take a few days to complete and the site will be unavailable during this time. The…
Rank this Week: 100

Slaw

Slaw

A Canadian cooperative weblog on all things legal.

http://www.slaw.ca
  • Aug 27

    Of Unicorns and Leprechauns: Applying the Threatened Species Taxonomy to Administrative Law

    Of Unicorns and Leprechauns: Applying the Threatened Species Taxonomy to Administrative Law
    A colleague & I were recently discussing the ever-shrinking categories of questions in administrative law that might attract a correctness standard (see paras. 58-61 of Dunsmuir and paras. 25-26 of McLean). I suggested that true…
  • Aug 27

    How Effective Is Assisted Self-Help?

    How Effective Is Assisted Self-Help?
    We know that a significant proportion of litigants across Canada are choosing, for a variety of reasons, to represent themselves in court proceedings. Dr. Julie MacFarlane and numerous others have extensively explored this continuing trend.…
  • Aug 27

    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. Cruz v. McPherson, 2014 ONSC…
Rank this Week: 44

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/
  • Aug 27

    New Classroom

    New Classroom
    As many of you know, the library’s room 275/76 was one of several areas under construction this summer.  Room 275/76 was originally the library’s computer lab, but as laptops become common the space was better used as a…
  • Aug 19

    Welcome, Class of 2017!

    Welcome, Class of 2017!
    The Law Library is happy to welcome the class of 2017 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 the…
  • Aug 18

    New Library Website

    New Library Website
    Today we’re happy to announce the launch of our new website!  A lot of hard work has gone into the new design, especially by our webmaster Laurie Urquiaga.  Please test it out and let us know if there’s anything you find…
Rank this Week: 280

Out of the Jungle

Out of the Jungle

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

http://outofthejungle.blogspot.com/
  • Aug 27

    Kindle and Reading

    Kindle and Reading
    I've got a Kindle, but use it mostly when I'm travelling so that I can have access to reading material without having to haul around lots of books in my suitcase.  I hate running out of books. During more than one foreign vacation,…
  • Aug 11

    Amazon versus Hatchette, round 3 or 4

    Amazon versus Hatchette, round 3 or 4
    Wow. The gloves are off! It was reported a while ago that the trade press Hachette was negotiating with Amazon on pricing. This happens each year as contracts come up for renewal. But this year is being different. According to some…
  • Jul 28

    Purge? WTF?! Yet another form of cyberbullying

    Purge? WTF?! Yet another form of cyberbullying
    Wow! Social media has spawned a new form of cyberbullying, and surprise, surprise, it tends to focus on females. Purge happened worldwide on Facebook between July 17 and 19, with supposedly anonymous posts saying whatever folks liked about…
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The Goodson Blogson

The Goodson Blogson

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

http://dukelawref.blogspot.com/
  • Aug 27

    U.S. Code Title 52: Voting and Elections on the Move

    U.S. Code Title 52: Voting and Elections on the Move
    The Office of the Law Revision Counsel recently announced the addition of Title 52 (Voting and Elections) to the official United States Code (U.S.C.). This "editorial reclassification" takes effect on September 1 for the electronic version of…
  • Aug 26

    Digital Law Dictionarie

    Digital Law Dictionarie
    Law has a language all its own. Newer researchers are often mystified by the Latin phrases, legal jargon, and unfamiliar uses of common English words which litter our case law and statutes. Legal dictionaries are an essential tool for lawyers…
  • Aug 12

    Law360 Now Available to Law Community

    Law360 Now Available to Law Community
    As the Goodson Blogson reported back in January, LexisNexis began to include news and commentary from legal current-awareness service Law360 in its Legal News search results. However, this did not include all content from Law360, and also did…
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Pappas Law Library Blog

Pappas Law Library Blog

From the Boston University School of Law.

http://bulawinteractive.org/libraryblog/
  • Aug 27

    Library Orientation Tour

    Library Orientation Tour
    Hello New Students!  We have scheduled Library Orientation Tours for you that will give all the information you need to know about the physical and online library. All tours begin in Redstone, room 335. Tuesday Sept. 2 at 1pm Tuesday…
  • Aug 27

    Upcoming Library Orientation Tours for ALL New and Transfer Student

    Upcoming Library Orientation Tours for ALL New and Transfer Student
  • Aug 27

    More on Updating Tool

    More on Updating Tool
    Following up last week’s post on current awareness tools to track specific legal issues, there are many more sources that you can use to discover or monitor a topic, or search for recent developments. In addition to dozens of topical…
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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
  • Aug 27

    Can Children Live in Prison with a Parent?

    Can Children Live in Prison with a Parent?
    If you follow our work closely, you know that the Law Library of Congress often produces foreign, comparative, and international law reports on a wide range of important issues.  Our recently completed report, titled Laws on Children…
  • Aug 27

    An Interview with Ann Hemmens, Legal Reference Librarian

    An Interview with Ann Hemmens, Legal Reference Librarian
    This week’s interview is with Ann Hemmens, a legal reference librarian with the Public Services Division of the Law Library of Congress. Describe your background. I grew up in Chapel Hill, North Carolina. My parents were transplants…
  • Aug 26

    Second Magna Carta Lecture Series Program Shines a Light on Primary Source

    Second Magna Carta Lecture Series Program Shines a Light on Primary Source
    We hosted our second program in the Magna Carta lecture series, “Selecting and Conserving Primary Sources,” on Wednesday, August 20. William “Jake” Jacobs, chief of the Library’s Interpretive Programs…
Rank this Week: 417

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
  • Aug 27

    Updates (and venting) on PACER and AOC Removal of Court Document

    Updates (and venting) on PACER and AOC Removal of Court Document
    Major hat tips to the law librarian community for these updates! If you want to vent, here are some who got there before you (as of this morning, 8/27/14): 1) US courts trash a decade’s worth of online documents, shrug … Continue…
  • Aug 26

    It’s not all online, folks: PACER Removes Many Federal Court Document

    It’s not all online, folks: PACER Removes Many Federal Court Document
    So allow extra time for locating the documents you need. And remember, Time = Money. “No longer available on PACER: As of August 10, 2014 the following information will no longer be available on PACER: U.S. Court of Appeals for ……
  • Aug 26

    Burping at Lawyer: $1,500. Paying Attorney and Court Fees: Priceless.

    Burping at Lawyer: $1,500. Paying Attorney and Court Fees: Priceless.
    Quotation of the week: Clackamas County Commissioner Smith: “You can’t even burp at a lawyer for $1,500,” in “County board wrestles with legal funding,” 20 August 2014, by Shasta Kearns Moore, Portland Tribune…
Rank this Week: 382

Oregon Legal Research

Oregon Legal Research

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

http://blog.oregonlegalresearch.com/
  • Aug 27

    Updates (and venting) on PACER and AOC Removal of Court Document

    Updates (and venting) on PACER and AOC Removal of Court Document
    Major hat tips to the law librarian community for these updates! If you want to vent, here are some who got there before you (as of this morning, 8/27/14): 1) US courts trash a decade’s worth of online documents, shrug … Continue…
  • Aug 26

    It’s not all online, folks: PACER Removes Many Federal Court Document

    It’s not all online, folks: PACER Removes Many Federal Court Document
    So allow extra time for locating the documents you need. And remember, Time = Money. “No longer available on PACER: As of August 10, 2014 the following information will no longer be available on PACER: U.S. Court of Appeals for ……
  • Aug 26

    Burping at Lawyer: $1,500. Paying Attorney and Court Fees: Priceless.

    Burping at Lawyer: $1,500. Paying Attorney and Court Fees: Priceless.
    Quotation of the week: Clackamas County Commissioner Smith: “You can’t even burp at a lawyer for $1,500,” in “County board wrestles with legal funding,” 20 August 2014, by Shasta Kearns Moore, Portland Tribune…
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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 27

    Take a Study Break at Rock the Rec

    Take a Study Break at Rock the Rec
    Blow off a little steam right in the middle of your first week of law school. The CSU Recreation Center is hosting its annual Rock the Rec event tonight from 6-10pm. Rock the Rec is a fun interactive event at the Recreation Center, with free…
  • Aug 27

    And the Winners of the 1L CALI Contest Are….

    And the Winners of the 1L CALI Contest Are….
    CAROLINE NELSON – Emanuel Law in a Flash 1L flashcard set ERIN DORRIS-ASTLEY – E-book Certificates for Understanding Civil Procedure and Understanding Torts KIM CUNNINGHAM – the book Reading Law: The Interpretation of Legal…
  • Aug 26

    Listen to Assigned Cases with AudioCaseFile

    Listen to Assigned Cases with AudioCaseFile
    Using LexisNexis Courtroom Cast, you can access AudioCaseFiles, a collection of downloadable MP3 files of the most frequently assigned cases. In addition to reading the case in your casebook, on AudioCaseFiles you can listen to the edited…
Rank this Week: 690

Law Library & Technology Blog

Law Library & Technology Blog

From the George Mason University School of Law.

http://blog.law.gmu.edu/library/
  • Aug 27

    LABOR DAY 2014

    LABOR DAY 2014
    The Law Library will be closed on Labor Day, Monday, September 1. Weekend hours remain unchanged. Want more information about Labor Day? The U.S. Department of Labor website is a good place to start. The DOL also provides…
  • Aug 18

    WHAT IS CALI ???

    WHAT IS CALI ???
    As we distribute CALI access codes to first years, a logical question has come up: What is CALI? CALI stands for the Center for Computer-Assisted Legal Instruction.  It is a nonprofit consortium, established in…
  • Aug 15

    WELCOME STUDENTS!

    WELCOME STUDENTS!
    The Library and Technology Staff welcomes all new and returning students to the George Mason University School of Law.  We look forward to seeing you in the library.  Hours: when classes are in session, the library is open:…
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CT Judicial Law Libraries' NewsLog

CT Judicial Law Libraries' NewsLog

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

http://ersa.jud.ct.gov/lawlibnews/Lists/Posts/AllPosts.aspx
  • Aug 27

    Criminal Law Supreme Court Opinion - 8/27/2014

    Criminal Law Supreme Court Opinion - 8/27/2014
    Category: Recent Decisions;Criminal Opinions Body: SC18713 - State v. Santana (Murder; conspiracy to commit murder; carrying pistol without permit; "The dispositive issue in this appeal  is whether the defendant, Luis Antonio Santana,…
  • Aug 25

    Video Tutorial: Searching Connecticut Statutes Online

    Video Tutorial: Searching Connecticut Statutes Online
    Category: FYI;FAQ;Self-Help Body: This short tutorial from the Connecticut Judicial Branch Law Libraries demonstrates how to quickly search Connecticut statutes on the Connecticut General Assembly website. Searching Connecticut Statutes…
  • Aug 25

    Tort Law Appellate Court Opinions - 8/25/2014

    Tort Law Appellate Court Opinions - 8/25/2014
    Category: Recent Decisions;Tort Law Opinions Body: AC35642 - 2 National Place, LLC v. Reiner ("The plaintiff...appeals from the summary judgment rendered by the trial court in favor of the defendant law firm.... The plaintiff claims…
Rank this Week: 380

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/
  • Aug 27

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

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

    Academic Success in Law School

    Academic Success in Law School
    Many law students excelled as undergraduates.  Law school brings new challenges, however, and the library has gathered together a number of resources on law school academic success in a research guide to help you meet these…
  • Aug 25

    Westlaw Study Aid Subscription

    Westlaw Study Aid Subscription
    Maybe it's too early to think about studying. That's probably true. But it helps to know your options when the time does come to buckle down and learn a thing or two, and now you have more options than ever. We still have tons of study aids…
Rank this Week: 906

Library Stuff

Library Stuff

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

http://www.librarystuff.net
  • Aug 27

    A Brooklyn Librarian Will Now Make You a Personalized Reading List, and You Don’t Even Have to Put on Pant

    A Brooklyn Librarian Will Now Make You a Personalized Reading List, and You Don’t Even Have to Put on Pant
    “This has been, without a doubt, an excellent summer for New York’s libraries. In Manhattan, the Stephen A. Schwartzman branch set up a beautiful outdoor reading room that was open for the past two weeks before closing on the…
  • Aug 27

    Vancouver’s main library to undergo major reorganization

    Vancouver’s main library to undergo major reorganization
    “Vancouver’s downtown library — a nine-storey “Colosseum” that holds 1.3 million items and covers a full block at Georgia and Homer — is approaching its 20th anniversary, and with that will come some…
  • Aug 22

    George Washington U. clarifies ‘no alternative textbook vendor’ guideline

    George Washington U. clarifies ‘no alternative textbook vendor’ guideline
    “Faculty members at George Washington University are once again free to tell students they can save money by buying their textbooks online, after the university initially urged professors to stop pointing students to sources other than…
Rank this Week: 153

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
  • Aug 27

    ALR Student’s Corner: North Carolina Law of Damage

    ALR Student’s Corner: North Carolina Law of Damage
    What is North Carolina Law of Damages? North Carolina Law of Damages (5th edition) is a two-volume, annotated practice guide for attorneys practicing in North Carolina. It provides a wide-range of information on damages as they pertain to…
  • Aug 26

    CSL Library Academic Success Collection Guide

    CSL Library Academic Success Collection Guide
    The CSL Library’s Academic Success Collection is located behind the circulation desk on the 5th floor. This collection includes resources like hornbooks, practice exams, flashcards, audio CDs, and law school success books. Students may…
  • Aug 25

    Links We Love Weekly Round-Up — August 25, 2014

    Links We Love Weekly Round-Up — August 25, 2014
     Why the Public Library Beats Amazon — for Now A growing stack of companies would like you to pay a monthly fee to read e-books, just like you subscribe to NetflixNFLX +0.77% to binge on movies and TV shows.  Don’t…
Rank this Week: 934

Election Law @ Moritz

Election Law @ Moritz

Information and insight on the laws governing federal, state and local elections. By the Moritz College of Law.

http://moritzlaw.osu.edu/electionlaw/
Rank this Week: 1504

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/
  • Aug 27

    Changing legal education – OUP Blog

    Changing legal education – OUP Blog
    ‘Martin Partington discussed a range of careers in his podcasts yesterday. Today [20 August], he tackles how new legal issues and developments in the professional environment have in turn changed organizational structures, rules and…
  • Aug 27

    Drivers ‘not adequately warned’ over end of tax discs – Daily Telegraph

    Drivers ‘not adequately warned’ over end of tax discs – Daily Telegraph
    ‘Thousands of drivers are at risk of fines because they have had insufficient warning about the abolition of tax discs by the Government, motoring experts said last night.’ Full story Daily Telegraph, 27th August 2014 Source:…
  • Aug 27

    EAT: employee who might be dismissed for gross misconduct may still be entitled to claim constructive dismissal – OUT-LAW.com

    EAT: employee who might be dismissed for gross misconduct may still be entitled to claim constructive dismissal – OUT-LAW.com
    ‘An employee is not prevented from resigning and bringing a constructive dismissal claim against a former employer by the fact that the employer may have been preparing a gross misconduct case against him, the Employment Appeal Tribunal…
Rank this Week: 5

ELLA Blog

ELLA Blog

From the Edmonton Law Libraries Association.

http://apps.edmontonlawlibraries.ca/Blog/
  • Aug 27

    Re the Table of Contents pages in the Carswell catalogue

    Re the Table of Contents pages in the Carswell catalogue
    I had hoped to be able to use grab the Table of Contents pages posted in PDF at the book record in the Carswell catalogue, in order to make routing of Publisher Note and Release Note pages more efficient.  Why scan…
  • Aug 27

    Changes to PACER

    Changes to PACER
    Did you catch this news item re changes to PACER content? http://legalinformatics.wo rdpress.com/2014/08/26/p acer-says-large-numbers-of-u-s-federal -court-documents-are-no- longer-available-i n -its-database
  • Jun 5

    Lexum announces the first FREE annotated Income Tax Act ...

    Lexum announces the first FREE annotated Income Tax Act ...
    Did you happen to catch this announcement from Lexum last M arch?  Perhaps it was announced at CALL (?)  I jus t discovered it ... "Lexum announces the first free version of the ann o tated Income Tax Act of Canada"  Read…
Rank this Week: 1627

Virtual Library Cat's Eye View

Virtual Library Cat's Eye View

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

http://deanelawlibrary.blogspot.com/
  • Aug 26

    CALI.ORG - Lessons for Law School Succe

    CALI.ORG - Lessons for Law School Succe
    The new school year has started and it is a good time to gather study aids.  One of the best, and free, online study aid is the www.cali.org website.  "The Center for Computer-Assisted Legal Instruction, also known as CALI, is a…
  • Aug 25

    United States Code (USC) - effective September 1st there will be 52 Titles.

    United States Code (USC) - effective September 1st there will be 52 Titles.
    From the Announcement - A Brief Summary of Changes:  Provisions relating to voting and elections are being transferred from titles 2 and 42 into a new Title 52, Voting and Elections. The transfers are necessary and desirable to create…
  • Aug 24

    HeinOnline New Collection: Pentagon Paper

    HeinOnline New Collection: Pentagon Paper
    HeinOnline recently published a new library entitled "Pentagon Papers."  This new library provides a digital version of the "Pentagon Papers" which are a series of reports about the United States' political-military involvement in…
Rank this Week: 700

Due Process

Due Process

By the Georgetown Law Library.

https://blogs.commons.georgetown.edu/dueprocess/
  • Aug 26

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

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

    Welcome New Students!!

    Welcome New Students!!
    Around the Library, we’ve been fielding lots of questions from incoming students. We’re happy to provide the answers you seek! Below is information in response to some of the most common queries presented by students new to…
  • Aug 20

    Economic Opportunity Act, signed August 20, 1964

    Economic Opportunity Act, signed August 20, 1964
    Fifty Years ago today, on August 20, 1964, President Johnson signed the Economic Opportunity Act into law, creating the Community Action Program, Job Corps, and Volunteers in Service to America (VISTA). A legislative history of the Economic…
Rank this Week: 2833

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
  • Aug 26

    UNPUBLISHED OPINION: Weller v. State

    UNPUBLISHED OPINION: Weller v. State
    The Montana Supreme Court has issued an Unpublished Opinion in the following matter: CIVIL – POSTCONVICTION DA 13-0823, 2014 MT 233N, SHAWN HOWARD WELLER, Petitioner and Appellant, v. STATE OF MONTANA, Respondent and Appellee.
  • Aug 26

    UNPUBLISHED OPINION: Weller v. State

    UNPUBLISHED OPINION: Weller v. State
    The Montana Supreme Court has issued an Unpublished Opinion in the following matter: CIVIL – POSTCONVICTION DA 13-0823, 2014 MT 233N, SHAWN HOWARD WELLER, Petitioner and Appellant, v. STATE OF MONTANA, Respondent and Appellee.
  • Aug 26

    UNPUBLISHED OPINION: Miller v. Kirkegard

    UNPUBLISHED OPINION: Miller v. Kirkegard
    The Montana Supreme Court has issued an Unpublished Opinion in the following matter: CIVIL – DAMAGES DA 14-0232, 2014 MT 232N, JOHN O. MILLER, Plaintiff and Appellant, v. LEROY KIRKEGARD, BILLIE REICH and KRISTY COBBAN, Defendants and…
Rank this Week: 25

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 26

    Happy Labor Day! - Collection Spotlight

    Happy Labor Day! - Collection Spotlight
    Now Appearing in the Library!From lemons to lemonade in the new legal job market : winning job search strategies for entry-level attorneysby R. L. HermannDecisionBooks, 2012KF 297 .H437 2012Main4 and Career Resources Center
  • Aug 21

    Collection Spotlight

    Collection Spotlight
    Now Appearing in the Library!One L of a year : how to maximize your success in law schoolby Leah M. ChristensenCarolina Academic Press, 2012KF 283 .C485 2012 Main4(but currently on top of the Reference Shelves on Main2)
  • Aug 15

    Welcome Back!

    Welcome Back!
    To new students as well as returning students we the friendly librarians at the Fred Parks Law Library welcome you back for Fall 2014.  We as librarians look forward to assisting whenever possible.  Please note our new hours of…
Rank this Week: 1349

Harrisburg Campus Library Blogs

Harrisburg Campus Library Blogs

From Widener Law.

http://blogs.lawlib.widener.edu/harrisburg
Rank this Week: 1514

Delaware Campus Library Blogs

Delaware Campus Library Blogs

From Widener Law.

http://blogs.lawlib.widener.edu/delaware
  • Aug 26

    Labor Day weekend library hour

    Labor Day weekend library hour
    This weekend the Delaware campus law library will be on shorter hours for the Labor Day holiday. Please note we will be closed on Monday.  August 29             8 a.m. to 9 p.m.…
  • Aug 20

    Delaware passes law governing digital asset

    Delaware passes law governing digital asset
    Delaware recently passed HB 345, the Fiduciary Access to Digital Assets and Digital Accounts Act. Here is the bill itself and here is the legislative history. The new law is based on the Uniform Fiduciary Access to Digital Assets Act…
  • Aug 19

    Welcome back to the law library

    Welcome back to the law library
    It’s another new school year! We’re happy to see our new and returning students back in the law library. Please stop by for studying or research. Why not check out some of our study aids? We have plenty of computers, carrels,…
Rank this Week: 516

The Blackacre Times

The Blackacre Times

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

http://theblackacretimes.com/
  • Aug 26

    Need Help? We Can Help!

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

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

    I Have Bloomberg Law, Lexis Advance, & WestlawNext…Now How Do I Use Them?
    During the first week of orientation, you should have received authorization codes for Bloomberg Law, Lexis Advance, and WestlawNext. During your first year here at Georgia State Law, you will be using them predominately in Lawyering:…
  • Aug 18

    Welcome! Things to know…

    Welcome! Things to know…
    Welcome Law Students and Faculty! What a special fall semester for all of us. This time next year those of us who haven’t graduated will be bustling around our new building, learning our way to the new classrooms, and trying to find the…
Rank this Week: 947

University of New Hampshire School…

University of New Hampshire School of Law Library Blog

Provides law library news.

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

    Featured Online Service Free to You : Tech Transfer Tactics Total Access Distance Learning Archive

    Featured Online Service Free to You : Tech Transfer Tactics Total Access Distance Learning Archive
    Contact Jon Cavicchi or Tom Hemstock for access to Tech Transfer Central read more
  • Aug 19

    Welcome New Wildcats! (Law cats? Wild Law Cats? Legal Cats?)

    Welcome New Wildcats! (Law cats? Wild Law Cats? Legal Cats?)
    Welcome new Wildcats! Or should that be "law cats"? Be sure to have a look at this overview explaining how the library can help you. Still waiting on a textbook from the bookstore or Amazon? We may have a copy on Reserve. Unsure of what TWEN…
  • Aug 11

    New Databases for 2014-15

    New Databases for 2014-15
    The UNH Law Library recently added many new electronic resources. BNA Newsletters and Resource Centers Dozens of newsletters of specialized areas of the law. Bloomberg Law Newcomer to the eternal battle between Westlaw and LexisNexis.…
Rank this Week: 3694

The Competitive Edge

The Competitive Edge

Musings from the librarians of the Cornell Law Library on library resources, research tips and news.

http://blog.law.cornell.edu/library
  • Aug 26

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

    24 Access, Carrel Reservations, and Other Notes to Kickoff the Semester
    Welcome Back! Below are a few important notes and reminders from the Law Library as the semester gets underway. 24/7 Access and Law School Identification: **Returning students: please note changes** Law students have 24-hour swipe-card access…
  • Aug 25

    Law Library 101

    Law Library 101
    Welcome new and returning students! Whether you are brand new or returning for another year it never hurts to have a refresher on all the services the Cornell Law Library has to offer. For starters we recommend checking out our research guide…
  • Aug 25

    Library Open House Tuesday August 26

    Library Open House Tuesday August 26
    Join us for our Law Library Open on Tuesday, August 26, 1:15-4:15pm. Library resources and services will be featured, including: The Reference Desk and Research Assistance in the Library Research Taught in Lawyering Lexis, Westlaw and…
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Mendik Matters

Mendik Matters

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

http://www.mendikmatters.org/
  • Aug 26

    Learn . . . and Win!

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

    Add Us to Your Contact List

    Add Us to Your Contact List
    Remember that you can chat with a librarian at the Reference Desk by text message (917.300.1933) and by instant message (AIM, Yahoo Messenger and GoogleTalk screen names:   nylslib).  We welcome your inquiries about library…
  • Aug 19

    Mendik Library’s Fall Semester Hour

    Mendik Library’s Fall Semester Hour
    Click here to view the Mendik Library’s fall semester hours. 
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The BIALL Blog

The BIALL Blog

From the British and Irish Association of Law Librarians.

http://biall.blogspot.com/
  • Aug 26

    Surprising Criminal Defence Tactic

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

    25% discount on Internet Librarian International for BIALL member

    25% discount on Internet Librarian International for BIALL member
    As part of our ongoing partnership with Internet Librarian International, BIALL has negotiated a 25% discount for members to attend the full conference, which takes place on 20 - 22 October at Olympia Conference Centre, London. Internet…
  • Jul 30

    Bursaries for Legal Foundations 2014/15

    Bursaries for Legal Foundations 2014/15
    Two bursaries are available for BIALL members to cover the cost of the BIALL Legal Foundations Course 2014/15.   The Legal Foundations Course is an online course providing a grounding in legal concepts for librarians and information…
Rank this Week: 1464

Legal Informatics Blog

Legal Informatics Blog

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

http://legalinformatics.wordpress.com
  • Aug 26

    ICAIL 2015 Mentoring Program announced

    ICAIL 2015 Mentoring Program announced
    Professor Ted Sichelman of the University of San Diego, and Conference Chair of ICAIL 2015, scheduled to be held 8-12 June 2015 in San Diego, California, USA, sends the following information: The International Association of Artificial…
  • Aug 26

    PACER says large numbers of U.S. federal court documents are no longer available in its database

    PACER says large numbers of U.S. federal court documents are no longer available in its database
    PACER, the fee-based information service for the U.S. federal courts, announced recently that large numbers of court documents are no longer in its databases, as of August 10, 2014. Journalist John Hawkinson, citing a source at the Second…
  • Aug 21

    Do Robot Lawyers Dream of Billable Seconds? ILTA 2014 Program: Storify, links, and resource

    Do Robot Lawyers Dream of Billable Seconds? ILTA 2014 Program: Storify, links, and resource
    A program entitled Do Robot Lawyers Dream of Billable Seconds? was held 21 August 2014 at ILTA 2014: International Legal Technology Association Annual Educational Conference, in Nashville, Tennessee, USA. The Website for the program does not…
Rank this Week: 99

Old Fox's KM blotter

Old Fox's KM blotter

Covers knowledge management.

http://0ldfox.blogspot.com/
  • Aug 25

    Veedub's Joke

    Veedub's Joke
    edub says:Arriving In HeavenAll arrivals in heaven have to go through a bureaucratic examination to determine whether admission will be granted. One room has a clerk who inputs computerized records of what each applicant did on his or…
  • Aug 14

    Four-time bride

    Four-time bride
    A woman, getting married for the fourth time, goes to a bridal shop and asks for a white dress. "You can't wear white.", reminds the sales clerk, "You've been married three times already." "Of course I can, I'm a virgin!", says the bride.…
  • Aug 12

    Be Careful out there...

    Be Careful out there...
    Post by Brevard County Sheriff's Office, Florida (Official).Post by Brevard County Sheriff's Office, Florida (Official).
Rank this Week: 2201

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/
  • Aug 25

    Reference Office Closure

    Reference Office Closure
    Although the Law Library will be open Tuesday, August. 26, the Reference Office will be closed.The Reference Office will re-open at 9am on Wednesday, August 27.And one more reminder, in observance of the Labor Day holiday, the Law Library and…
  • Aug 22

    Legality of Prisoner-for-Hostage Swap

    Legality of Prisoner-for-Hostage Swap
    Congressional Republican leaders asked the Government Accountability Office to review the Department of Defense's actions in releasing five prisoners from Guantanamo to Qatar in exchange for the Taliban releasing Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl.In a…
  • Aug 21

    Environmental Rights in Constitution

    Environmental Rights in Constitution
    A lot of countries have constitutional provisions establishing a right to a clean and healthy environment. Which ones? And what language do they use?A political science and public policy professor has put together information from several…
Rank this Week: 1005

Law Library Blog

Law Library Blog

From the University of British Columbia Law Library.

http://law.library.ubc.ca/category/blog/
  • Aug 25

    New Books at the Law Library – August 25, 2014

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

    Pay for Print

    Pay for Print
    UBC Library is in the process of transitioning from the use of special purpose copy cards, to a one card system. Faculty, students, and staff who wish to make photocopies or print documents from the library will use their UBCcard. The Pay for…
  • Aug 18

    New Books at the Law Library – August 18, 2014

    New Books at the Law Library – August 18, 2014
    LAW LIBRARY reference room (level 2): K530 .I57 v. 6:7 Cornelius G. van der Merwe, Security in Immovables (Tübingen: Mohr Siebeck / Dordrecht: Martinus Nijhoff, 2014. LAW LIBRARY reference room (level 2): K530 .I57 v. 15 Matthew W.…
Rank this Week: 4385

Ross-Blakley Law Library Blog

Ross-Blakley Law Library Blog

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

http://lawlibnews.lawnews-asu.org/
  • Aug 25

    New Law Library Service

    New Law Library Service
    Welcome to a new school year.  The Law Library staff is excited to see all the new faces and our returning students. We were very busy over the summer developing new services to make your life easier.  Three of the new services are:…
  • Aug 19

    Free Root Beer & Orange Floats to Welcome the 1Ls!

    Free Root Beer & Orange Floats to Welcome the 1Ls!
    On Wednesday, August 20th from 1:00pm to 3:00pm, 1Ls and all our new students can stop by the Law Library lobby to enjoy a refreshing root beer or orange float compliments of the Law Library. Learn how the Law Library can help you have a…
  • Jun 30

    4th of July

    4th of July
    The Law Library will be closed on Friday, July 4, 2014 in observance of Independence Day. Have a safe and happy 4th!
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Cincinnati Law Library Blog

Cincinnati Law Library Blog

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

http://cincinnatilaw.blogspot.com/
  • Aug 25

    Several specialized courts in Ohio obtain final certification

    Several specialized courts in Ohio obtain final certification
    Court News Ohio reports that 23 specialized dockets in Ohio courts have recently received final certification by the Supreme Court of Ohio Commission on Specialized Dockets. This includes a Veterans Treatment docket in Hamilton County…
  • Aug 20

    Same-sex marriage cases governed by 1972 SCOTUS decision?

    Same-sex marriage cases governed by 1972 SCOTUS decision?
    Could a 1972 SCOTUS decision cause a divide among circuits and send same-sex marriage cases on a fast track to the U.S. Supreme Court? This is the question raised in a recent Washington Post article about the case of Baker v. Nelson (1972),…
  • Aug 20

    Tribute to our colleague

    Tribute to our colleague
    It’s with sorrow that we inform our readers of the passing of our long-time colleague Charles Kallendorf on August 19, following a period of declining health.  Chuck had worked for Hamilton County for nearly forty years, in the Law Library…
Rank this Week: 1281

UB Law Library Blog

UB Law Library Blog

Features news from the UB Law Library.

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

    Welcome to the Law Library!

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

    Scanning at the Law Library

    Scanning at the Law Library
    Change is coming to all University at Buffalo Libraries—including the Law Library On Monday, August 4, all public photocopiers and James reader/encoders will disappear from all of our Libraries.  That same day, scanning will be our…
  • Jul 25

    Law Library schedule for Late Summer beginning July 29

    Law Library schedule for Late Summer beginning July 29
    The Law Library’s schedule for Late Summer will begin on Tuesday, July 29, as follows: Open Monday-Friday from 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Closed Saturday-Sunday. The Law Library will be open from 9:00 a.m. – 9:00 p.m. on Monday,…
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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
  • Aug 25

    Recent Acquisitions, August 18 – August 25, 2014

    Recent Acquisitions, August 18 – August 25, 2014
    44 new acquisitions in Osgoode Hall Law School Library: Intergroup relations in the southern plateau Anastasio, Angelo, 1914- E 78 N77 A53 1955 Intergroup relations in the southern plateau 1955 iv, 124 leaves : ill., maps ; 28 cm. A ……
  • Aug 18

    Recent Acquisitions, August 11 – August 18, 2014

    Recent Acquisitions, August 11 – August 18, 2014
    37 new acquisitions in Osgoode Hall Law School Library, including 33 from 2014: K 1114 M66 2014 Money market funds in the EU and the US : regulation and practice OUP Oxford 2014 xxxii, 374 pages ; 26 cm K … Continue reading →
  • Aug 11

    Alexander Buchanan (1798-1852) and His Books: Part 2: Early Canadian Legal Educacation

    Alexander Buchanan (1798-1852) and His Books: Part 2: Early Canadian Legal Educacation
    In my previous post, I talked about Alexander Buchanan, his place in Canadian history, and his library. In this post, I’d like to talk about one specific book from Buchan’s collection, it’s special place in Osgoode’s…
Rank this Week: 1220

Legal Research is EASY

Legal Research is EASY

Covers basic legal research. By Bret Christensen.

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

    Going down

    Going down
    I see it almost everyday.  People coming into the law library DESPERATE for legal help. They're so desperate that they'll listen to anyone who wears a tie or gives them the time of day.  Take, for instance, the guy who was here the…
  • Aug 19

    Can't please everyone

    Can't please everyone
    It's taken a while but over the years, I have developed a low opinion of judges.  Not the person, per se, but the position. See, too often I hear about cases where we the people decided what we the people have decided and then some judge…
  • Aug 9

    Beware the vent

    Beware the vent
    Ever had one of those days when you just wanted to scream at someone?  Maybe you got cut off on the freeway.  Maybe someone flipped you the bird.  Maybe a bunch of kids are skateboarding outside your office window.  Maybe…
Rank this Week: 2619

Seattle University Law Library…

Seattle University Law Library INFO

Covers legal news, legal research and library news.

http://lawlibraryblog.seattleu.edu/
  • Aug 22

    Librarian Help on Sunday

    Librarian Help on Sunday
    Librarians can help with any aspect of legal research—finding sources, searching databases, and understanding search results. For help on Sunday, just email us at lawreference@seattleu.edu. We’ll be checking in between noon and…
  • Aug 20

    Trial of the Month: John Hinckley Jr. Trial

    Trial of the Month: John Hinckley Jr. Trial
    In 1981, John Hinckley Jr. attempted to assassinate President Reagan. He shot the President, a police officer, and a Secret Service agent. He also seriously wounded Press Secretary James Brady. The attack was an attempt to gain the affections…
  • Aug 4

    National Sea Grant Law Center

    National Sea Grant Law Center
    The National Sea Grant Law Center provides free access to information and resources about coastal problems and issues. Content includes analytical reports and articles from the Center’s journals and newsletters.
Rank this Week: 844

TSLL TechScans

TSLL TechScans

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

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

    OLCC MARC Format Update 2014, phase 2

    OLCC MARC Format Update 2014, phase 2
    OCLC Technical Bulletin 264 describes changes to the MARC 21 formats for bibliographic, authority and holdings data to be implemented in the near future. Things we are most likely to see in our day-to-day cataloging work include:Addition of…
  • Jul 31

    Videorecording of June BIBFRAME forum now available online

    Videorecording of June BIBFRAME forum now available online
    If you were unable to attend the most recent forum of the Bibliographic Framework Initiative (BIBFRAME) at the ALA annual meeting in June, a videorecording is now available online at…
  • Jul 28

    RDA new

    RDA new
    Two recent developments around RDA may be of interest.RDA conversion of the LC/NACO Authority file, Phase 3Gary Strawn posted the following announcement concerning plans for phase 3 of the LC/NACO Authority files via several e-mail lists.…
Rank this Week: 701

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 22

    Is your textbook on order? We can help!

    Is your textbook on order? We can help!
    As the fall semester is upon us, many students are scrambling to purchase text books for class. As a courtesy, the library purchased one copy of each required textbook. The books are located on course reserve behind the circulation desk. You…
  • Aug 21

    BLIP Clinic Fights Off Patent Troll

    BLIP Clinic Fights Off Patent Troll
    The recent success of Brooklyn Law School’s BLIP clinic in bringing about the dismissal of the patent infringement case of 911 Notify LLC v. Carshield Services Inc. filed in U.S. District Court for the District of Delaware demonstrates…
  • Aug 15

    Welcome First Years!

    Welcome First Years!
    The Library staff wishes our new entering class the very best of luck as you embark on your law school career.  We are here to help you in using the Library and with its electronic and print resources.  You will learn about some of…
Rank this Week: 1095

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/
  • Aug 22

    Reserve Your Study Room Online!

    Reserve Your Study Room Online!
    We are happy to announce that Pace law students can now reserve Law Library study rooms using an online reservation system. Along with the new online system, we are instituting new study room reservation policies which will make it…
  • Aug 21

    Starting at Law School? This May Help!

    Starting at Law School? This May Help!
    Reluctantly admitting, the summer is coming to an end and the fall semester is approaching fast. Pace Law School community is preparing to welcome its Fall 2014 incoming class next week and looks forward to another successful year…
  • Aug 14

    Pace Law Library Hosted a Delegation from Republic of Georgia

    Pace Law Library Hosted a Delegation from Republic of Georgia
    On August 13, 2014, Pace Law Library was honored to host a three member delegation from the High School of Justice, Tbilisi, Republic of Georgia, one of the premier training centers for judges. The Director of the High School, the Deputy…
Rank this Week: 1380

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
  • Aug 22

    CFP: The New Era in Gaming Law – Highland Heights, KY

    CFP: The New Era in Gaming Law – Highland Heights, KY
    The Northern Kentucky Law Review and NKU Chase College of Law seek submissions for their symposium, “The New Era in Gaming Law,” on March 20, 2015. The transnational character of gaming has generated difficult legal questions…
  • Aug 22

    CFP: The New Era in Gaming Law – Highland Heights, KY

    CFP: The New Era in Gaming Law – Highland Heights, KY
    The Northern Kentucky Law Review and NKU Chase College of Law seek submissions for their symposium, “The New Era in Gaming Law,” on March 20, 2015. The transnational character of gaming has generated difficult legal questions…
  • Aug 22

    CFP: Asia Pacific Law Review

    CFP: Asia Pacific Law Review
    Asia Pacific Law Review (APLR) welcomes high-quality original papers from academics, practitioners, researchers, and other people all over the world who have expertise in the relevant fields. Previous contributors of APLR include leading…
Rank this Week: 65