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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/
Rank this Week: 1505

Library Boy

Library Boy

Features legal research news. By Michel-Adrien Sheppard.

http://micheladrien.blogspot.com/
  • Jul 29

    July 2015 Issue of Connected Bulletin on Courts and Social Media

    July 2015 Issue of Connected Bulletin on Courts and Social Media
    The July 2015 issue of Connected is available online. The bulletin covers news about the impact of new social media on courts.The bulletin is published by the Virginia-based National Center for State Courts (NCSC) and the Conference of Court…
  • Jul 28

    New and Updated European Court of Human Rights Factsheet

    New and Updated European Court of Human Rights Factsheet
    The European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) in Strasbourg has published a series of Factsheets that describe important jurisprudence of the institution on a number of subjects. Recent additions and updates include: Sexual orientation…
  • Jul 27

    Globe and Mail Weekend Feature on Judicial Appointments in Canada

    Globe and Mail Weekend Feature on Judicial Appointments in Canada
    Sean Fine, the Globe and Mail's justice correspondent, published a lengthy piece in the weekend edition of the newspaper on Stephen Harper’s courts: How the judiciary has been remade. In it, Fine provides an analysis of appointments to…
Rank this Week: 1322

beSpacific

beSpacific

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

http://www.bespacific.com/
  • Jul 29

    2015 Revision of World Population Prospect

    2015 Revision of World Population Prospect
    UN: “The 2015 Revision of World Population Prospects is the twenty-fourth round of official United Nations population estimates and projections that have been prepared by the Population Division of the Department of Economic and Social…
  • Jul 29

    Stress Testing Convergence

    Stress Testing Convergence
    Gutierrez Gallardo, German and Schuermann, Til and Duane, Michael, Stress Testing Convergence (July 28, 2015). Available for download at SSRN: http://ssrn.com/abstract=2636984 “This year, 2015, marks the six-year anniversary of US…
  • Jul 29

    See the world in your language with Google Translate

    See the world in your language with Google Translate
    Google Blog: “The Google Translate app already lets you instantly visually translate printed text in seven languages. Just open the app, click on the camera, and point it at the text you need to translate—a street sign, ingredient…
Rank this Week: 20

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 29

    The Great Google Debate or "I am not touching this"

    The Great Google Debate or "I am not touching this"
    I just returned from the AALL annual meeting in Philadelphia and had an interesting discussion with a colleague about Google.  First, let me set the scene: I was on a panel with Zena Applebaum and we had just answered a question about…
  • Jul 28

    Watson Graduates Law School, Returns to America

    Watson Graduates Law School, Returns to America
    We all know this coming of age story. A boy leaves home to study abroad, sows his wild oats, and returns home a grown man, wiser and ready to take on the world. Except this coming of age story has a bit of a twist. The boy is actually a…
  • Jul 15

    Fastcase 50 Announced: Add One More Geek to the List

    Fastcase 50 Announced: Add One More Geek to the List
    We constantly make fun of the lack of innovation in the legal field, but there are a number of highly talented people out there that battle the constant resistance to change, and make a difference for their own organizations and profession.…
Rank this Week: 812

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/
  • Jul 29

    New Features Added to Congress.gov Based on Customer Feedback

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

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

    Visions of Liberty: A Conversation with Ira Glasser and Bob Adelman
    Date: Monday, August 3, 2015 Time: 1:00 p.m. Place: Library of Congress, James Madison Building, Mumford Room (LM-649), 101 Independence Ave. S.E., Washington, D.C. 20540 Join us as we welcome world-renowned documentary photographer Bob…
  • Jun 19

    Canada Added to the Indigenous Law Portal

    Canada Added to the Indigenous Law Portal
    The Law Library of Congress is proud to open the Canadian portion of the Indigenous Law Portal (http://www.loc.gov/law/help/indigenous-law-guide/americas/north-america/canada/index.php). This new segment of the portal expands our coverage for…
Rank this Week: 4482

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 29

    OPINION: Crow Water Compact

    OPINION: Crow Water Compact
    The Montana Supreme Court has issued an Opinion in the following matter: CIVIL – WATER RIGHTS ADJUDICATION DA 14-0567 2015 MT 217, IN RE THE CROW WATER COMPACT, IN THE MATTER OF THE ADJUDICATION OF EXISTING AND RESERVED RIGHTS TO THE…
  • Jul 29

    OPINION: Murray v. Motl

    OPINION: Murray v. Motl
    The Montana Supreme Court has issued an Opinion in the following matter: CIVIL – DECLARATORY JUDGMENT DA 14-0699, 2015 MT 216, RONALD MURRAY, Plaintiff and Appellant, v. JONATHAN MOTL, Montana Commissioner of Political Practices,…
  • Jul 29

    OPINION: State v. Maloney

    OPINION: State v. Maloney
    The Montana Supreme Court has issued an Opinion in the following matter: CRIMINAL – ENDANGERMENT-CRIMINAL DA 14-0615, 2015 MT 215, STATE OF MONTANA, Plaintiff and Appellee, v. RYAN PATRICK MALONEY, Defendant and Appellant.
Rank this Week: 18

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 29

    The Otis Family: Part 3

    The Otis Family: Part 3
     Two previous posts showcased some of our Otis materials, which are largely related to the legal practice of James Otis, Sr. Otis was the father of the patriot James Otis, Jr., the poet and political writer Mercy Otis Warren, and the…
  • Jul 14

    Recent Acquisition: More from Joseph Story on Proposed Federal Bankruptcy Law

    Recent Acquisition: More from Joseph Story on Proposed Federal Bankruptcy Law
     A previous post introduced readers to the correspondence between Joseph Story and William Tudor. At the time of the letters, Story (1779-1845) was serving as an Associate Justice of the United States Supreme Court. Tudor, who wanted to…
  • Jun 29

    New Acquisition: Commonplace Book of a Massachusetts Practitioner

    New Acquisition: Commonplace Book of a Massachusetts Practitioner
    This new acquisition is commonplace book filled in by Julian Abbot (1806-1891), a 19th century lawyer in Lowell, Massachusetts. The book, called the Index Rerum: Or Index of Subjects..., Northampton, MA,1836 (3rd edition), is essentially…
Rank this Week: 1454

Ramsey County Law Library Blog

Ramsey County Law Library Blog

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

http://ramseylawlibrary.org/
  • Jul 29

    A Page-Turning Career

    A Page-Turning Career
    Following last Sunday’s front page feature in the Star Tribune, now is the time to recognize Minnesota Supreme Court Justice Alan Page, who must  retire next month when he turns 70 years old.  (This is the mandatory…
  • Jul 23

    Ramsey County Sheriff’s Department (and Some Interesting History)

    Ramsey County Sheriff’s Department (and Some Interesting History)
    Once upon a time a Minnesota prize fighter retired from the ring and went on to become a beloved public servant. Maybe Tommy Gibbons was not the first name that first came to your mind. Nonetheless, his story is that of…
  • Jul 15

    Beyond the Yellow Ribbon

    Beyond the Yellow Ribbon
    Last week the Second Judicial District’s Veterans Treatment Court was spotlighted in both the Star Tribune and Pioneer Press. Ramsey County’s newest problem-solving court was started in December of 2013 to respond to the…
Rank this Week: 2414

Law Librarians

Law Librarians

By Mark Giangrande and Joe Hodnicki.

http://llb2.com/
  • Jul 29

    A Few Quick Thoughts on Windows 10, Available Today

    A Few Quick Thoughts on Windows 10, Available Today
    Windows 10 is available for download today.  If anyone had noticed, there is a link in the notification tray for systems running Windows 7 and 8/8.1 offering a free upgrade that’s valid for a year.  I wasn’t part of the…
  • Jul 27

    Vizio Smart Televisions May Be Spying On You

    Vizio Smart Televisions May Be Spying On You
    Your smart TV may be spying on you if it’s manufactured by Vizio.  Don’t get me wrong.  I’m a big fan of the brand.  I’m on my second set, a 65 inch E Series.  That doesn’t mean I like…
  • Jul 27

    Georgia Sues Public.Resource.org Over Copyright In Published Annotations to the Georgia Code

    Georgia Sues Public.Resource.org Over Copyright In Published Annotations to the Georgia Code
    The State of Georgia is suing Public.Resources .Org, Inc. and Carl Malamud in federal court for posting copies of the Official George Code Annotated on the Public.Resources.Org.  Georgia contracts with Lexis to create annotated copies of…
Rank this Week: 1463

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 29

    An Interview with Antoine McDonald, Public Services Intern

    An Interview with Antoine McDonald, Public Services Intern
    Today’s interview is with Antoine McDonald, a summer intern working in the Public Services Division of the Law Library of Congress. Describe your background. I was born and raised in Rochester, New York where I graduated high school in…
  • Jul 29

    New Features Added to Congress.gov Based On Your Feedback

    New Features Added to Congress.gov Based On Your Feedback
    Since the unveiling of Congress.gov in September of 2012, we have been constantly adding new features with each release, and many of the features in this release are based directly on your feedback. Accessibility We want to make Congress.gov…
  • Jul 28

    The Civil Law System – Global Legal Collection Highlight

    The Civil Law System – Global Legal Collection Highlight
    The following is a guest post by Eduardo Soares, a foreign law specialist at the Law Library of Congress covering Portuguese-speaking jurisdictions.  Eduardo has previously published posts about the Brazilian law collection, capoeira and…
Rank this Week: 435

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 29

    Upcoming Free Student Debt Webinar

    Upcoming Free Student Debt Webinar
    If you’re a law student or graduate and are concerned about paying back student loans, consider attending a free student debt webinar on Thursday, August 27 at 3:00 pm EDT sponsored by Equal Justice Works. The webinar will provide you…
  • Jul 28

    Bluebook Citations for Twitter, Facebook and Other Social Media Platform

    Bluebook Citations for Twitter, Facebook and Other Social Media Platform
    The latest iteration of The Bluebook – the 20th edition from this year – has some great new information for citing to social media platforms. First off, if you turn to the index at the back, you’ll find an entry for…
  • Jul 27

    Good Luck!

    Good Luck!
    Good luck to all C|M|Law Ohio bar exam takers!
Rank this Week: 742

Cocky Law Blawg

Cocky Law Blawg

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

http://blawg.law.sc.edu
  • Jul 29

    New Tools: LearnLeo

    New Tools: LearnLeo
    LearnLeo is an online platform that allows students to categorize case information and organize briefs and outlines easily.  It estimates that it saves law students on average of ten hours of work per week. LearnLeo allows students to…
  • Jul 28

    Today in History: US Senate Ratified the United Nations Charter

    Today in History: US Senate Ratified the United Nations Charter
    Seventy years ago today, on July 28, 1945, the United Nations Senate ratified the United Nations Charter in an 89 to 2 vote.  It was a significant moment in United States international relations, as the Senate had declined to ratify its…
  • Jul 27

    Bar Exam Day Is Here!

    Bar Exam Day Is Here!
    Today marks the first day of the South Carolina Bar Exam. A large number of our recently graduated University of South Carolina Law students, along with students from other institutions as well as a few re-takers, will be attempting the test.…
Rank this Week: 1226

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 29

    New ProQuest Congressional Interface Launched

    New ProQuest Congressional Interface Launched
    On July 28th ProQuest Congressional launched its new interface. The fresh new look is both appealing and user-friendly. Some of the improvements include: Home page:quick starting points to help new users connect with popular content Search by…
  • Jul 14

    HeinOnline’s ALI Library Now Includes Current Content!

    HeinOnline’s ALI Library Now Includes Current Content!
    Due to a new agreement with the American Law Institute, HeinOnline’s ALI Library will now contain current content, including pocket parts. This means that ALI Library users can conduct research by accessing both historical and the most…
  • Jul 6

    BYU Law Paper Series now on SSRN

    BYU Law Paper Series now on SSRN
    Take a look at the exciting things BYU law faculty members are working on by subscribing to the Brigham Young University J. Reuben Clark Law School Research Paper Series on SSRN.
Rank this Week: 153

Law Library of Congress: Research…

Law Library of Congress: Research Reports

Legal commentary and recommended resources on issues and events with legal significance from the Law Library of Congress.

http://www.loc.gov/law/help/current-topics.php
  • Jul 29

    Islamic Law: A Bibliography of Works Published in English, 2009-2014

    Islamic Law: A Bibliography of Works Published in English, 2009-2014
    The Law Library of Congress is proud to present a new report, Islamic Law: A Bibliography of Works Published in English, 2009-2014. This bibliography contains English-language books and articles within books that discuss Islamic law. The…
  • Jul 15

    Germany: Privatization of Air Traffic Control

    Germany: Privatization of Air Traffic Control
    The Law Library is proud to present a new report, Germany: Privatization of Air Traffic Control. The original wording of article 87d of the German Basic Law precluded privatization of air traffic administration. A first constitutional…
  • Jul 9

    Provisions on Child Abduction in Non-Hague Countrie

    Provisions on Child Abduction in Non-Hague Countrie
    The Law Library of Congress is proud to present a new report, Provisions on Child Abduction in Non-Hague Countries. This report covers laws on parental child abduction and the legal aid that may be available to parents of abducted children in…
Rank this Week: 1735

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 29

    Charlotte School of Law: Did You Know?

    Charlotte School of Law: Did You Know?
  • Jul 28

    ALR Student’s Corner: And Justice for All – A Review

    ALR Student’s Corner: And Justice for All – A Review
    “Don’t you care? Don’t you even care? They’re people you know? They’re just people… He’s dead! Half hour after they put him in the lockup he hanged himself. God damn it!” We often become too…
  • Jul 27

    Proud of Our Mission: Issue 15

    Proud of Our Mission: Issue 15
    Check out our July 23, 2015 issue of Proud of Our Mission to learn more about our schools, including: Florida Coastal School of Law Adjunct Professor Mark Seiden appeared on First Coast Connect with Melissa Ross…
Rank this Week: 622

Due Process

Due Process

By the Georgetown Law Library.

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

    Early closing for both libraries July 29-31

    Early closing for both libraries July 29-31
    Due to the scheduled electrical work on the Law Center buildings, the Wolff & Williams Libraries will both be closing at 10pm on July 29th, 30th & 31st. The Circulation desks will remain on their normal summer hours.
  • Jul 27

    Good Luck on the Bar Exam!

    Good Luck on the Bar Exam!
    Everyone at the Law Library, including the LiBearian, wishes you the best of luck and success on the bar exam!  
  • Jul 14

    Job Hunting? Check out GoinGlobal!

    Job Hunting? Check out GoinGlobal!
    The library has subscribed to a new job searching tool that can help you locate legal jobs all around the world. GoinGlobal is a great resource for searching for jobs, but also for discovering cultural business trends in countries around the…
Rank this Week: 2201

Et Seq. - The Harvard Law School…

Et Seq. - The Harvard Law School Library Blog

Covers library legal issues, legal information sources, and notices for the Harvard Law community. From the law librarians of Harvard Law School.

http://etseq.law.harvard.edu/
  • Jul 29

    Scanning Nuremberg: Blue grapes again and smoking gun #2

    Scanning Nuremberg: Blue grapes again and smoking gun #2
    Post by Matt Seccombe, originally written June 1, 2015 Scanning Nuremberg shares the observations and insights of Matt Seccombe, Nuremberg Trials Project Metadata Manager/Document Analyst, as he analyzes documents for digitization as…
  • Jul 23

    Roof update!

    Roof update!
    We have an update on our ongoing roof replacement project! This weekend, probably on Saturday morning, the construction workers will be constructing a protective cover over the main entrance of Langdell Hall. There may be some…
  • Jul 21

    German Passports and Identification Documents: A History

    German Passports and Identification Documents: A History
    In browsing the library’s German stacks recently (“KK” call numbers – 3rd floor of the Lewis/ILS building) I discovered a very cool book: an illustrated history of German passports and identification documents…
Rank this Week: 979

Library Stuff

Library Stuff

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

http://www.librarystuff.net
  • Jul 29

    New Features Added to Congress.gov Based On Your Feedback

    New Features Added to Congress.gov Based On Your Feedback
    “Since the unveiling of Congress.gov in September of 2012, we have been constantly adding new features with each release, and many of the features in this release are based directly on your feedback.” (via loc.gov)
  • Jul 29

    British university gives gull-conquering owl ‘Yoda’ a library card

    British university gives gull-conquering owl ‘Yoda’ a library card
    “It’s not every day you’re honoured with a library card in recognition of the work you do, especially when you’re an owl. The University of Bath, clearly recognising just how tragically under-represented our feathered…
  • Jul 29

    Ohio Supreme Court passes on library hair-pulling case

    Ohio Supreme Court passes on library hair-pulling case
    The Ohio Supreme Court has granted Telling Mansion activist Fran Mentch a final victory in her 22-month hair-pulling case with the city of Parma. Mentch served a 30-day jail sentence in March last year for pulling Cuyahoga County Public…
Rank this Week: 181

Slaw

Slaw

A Canadian cooperative weblog on all things legal.

http://www.slaw.ca
  • Jul 29

    The Winds of Change

    The Winds of Change
    A strong west wind is blowing across my prairie landscape this week. After weeks of heat and humidity warnings and near-daily thunderstorms, there’s a change in the air. The sun is nearly set by 9 p.m. Small flocks of Canada geese are…
  • Jul 29

    Friday Is System Administrator Appreciation Day

    Friday Is System Administrator Appreciation Day
    Friday July 31 is the 16th annual SysAdmin Day. A day to show our appreciation to the IT professionals who keep our computers, networks and apps working. For those of us who push the tech envelope a bit beyond a typical office setup, our…
  • Jul 29

    Vendor Quiz: Sync.com

    Vendor Quiz: Sync.com
    Welcome to Vendor Quiz, a periodic feature here at Slaw in which we ask a legal marketplace supplier a series of substantive questions about their product or service. Our goal is to provide insight and guidance to Slaw readers who might be…
Rank this Week: 74

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

Seattle University Law Library…

Seattle University Law Library INFO

Covers legal news, legal research and library news.

http://lawlibraryblog.seattleu.edu/
  • Jul 29

    Featured Database: National Moot Court Competition Library

    Featured Database: National Moot Court Competition Library
    Hein Online provides digital access to the winning records and briefs from the 1st– 65th annual National Moot Court Competitions.  Documents can be searched from 1950-2015 to find on point discussions from the briefs and…
  • Jul 26

    Today in Legal History: President Truman Signs National Security Act

    Today in Legal History: President Truman Signs National Security Act
    On July 26, 1947, President Truman signed the National Security Act of 1947, a central document in U.S. Cold War policy. The Act, which took more than a year to craft, directed a major reorganization of the foreign policy and military…
  • Jul 22

    Research Guide on Exam Taking Resource

    Research Guide on Exam Taking Resource
    Need help preparing for exams? Consult our online research guide for a bibliography of books and other resources you may find useful for exam preparation.
Rank this Week: 1459

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 28

    Library Closed Through Sunday, Aug. 9

    Library Closed Through Sunday, Aug. 9
    Starting Tuesday, July 28, through Sunday, Aug. 9, the library will be closed in order to complete construction by Orientation. Library staff will be available by phone at 404-413-9100 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday. If…
  • Jul 23

    Free Federal Legal Research Resource

    Free Federal Legal Research Resource
    While many attorneys utilize Bloomberg Law, Lexis Advance, or WestlawNext to conduct federal legal research, there are plenty of free options that researchers can use to conduct legal research. Below is a selected list of free resources,…
  • Jul 15

    Law Library Hours Update

    Law Library Hours Update
    Progress is being made but construction continues in the College of Law and the Law Library. The library will continue with temporarily shortened hours through Sunday, July 19, with slightly expanded hours for July 20-26. The library…
Rank this Week: 146

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 28

    Trafficking in Persons Report 2015

    Trafficking in Persons Report 2015
    Yesterday the U.S. State Department released this year's Trafficking in Persons Report, which reflects the Department's assessment of the human trafficking situation worldwide and provides a narrative for each country, summarizing and…
  • Jul 27

    Good Luck on the Bar Exam!

    Good Luck on the Bar Exam!
    You have worked and studied hard in preparation for the Bar Exam.  Today get to where you need to be tomorrow, exercise, have a good dinner and a good night's rest.Good Luck!Ernster, the Virtual Library Cat
  • Jul 26

    Lady (Legal) Writer Blog

    Lady (Legal) Writer Blog
    Looking for a good blog that provides tips for legal writing?  Try Lady (Legal) Writer blog, it provides posts on legal writing resources, writing tips, new publications, Q&A, information for 1Ls, and more.  Click here to access…
Rank this Week: 452

AALL's Washington Blawg

AALL's Washington Blawg

From the American Association of Law Libraries.

http://aallwash.wordpress.com
  • Jul 28

    Stop CISA

    Stop CISA
    By Elizabeth Holland Today, AALL joins a number a number of privacy advocates, civil liberties groups, security experts, and technology companies for a Day of Action in opposition to the Cyber Information Sharing Act (CISA, S. 754). Our…
  • Jul 24

    U.S. Copyright Office Belongs in the Library of Congre

    U.S. Copyright Office Belongs in the Library of Congre
    By Emily Feltren Last month, Representatives Tom Marino (R-Penn.) and Judy Chu (D-Calif.) introduced a discussion draft of the Copyright Office for the Digital Economy Act or CODE Act, which proposes to establish the Copyright Office as an…
  • Jul 1

    July Washington E-Bulletin

    July Washington E-Bulletin
    The July issue of the Washington E-Bulletin is available now on AALLNET. Special Annual Meeting Edition IN THIS ISSUE Vol. 2015, Issue 07 A LOOK AHEAD Policy Program Highlights ACT NOW Law Librarians Unite! Help Support Higher…
Rank this Week: 397

Jenkins Law Library Blog

Jenkins Law Library Blog

Covers technology and legal research.

https://www.jenkinslaw.org/blog
  • Jul 28

    Terry Fromson to Receive 20/20 Vision Award at the 2015 ABA Chicago Annual Meeting

    Terry Fromson to Receive 20/20 Vision Award at the 2015 ABA Chicago Annual Meeting
    Congratulations to the American Bar Association’s Commission on Domestic & Sexual Violence award recipients! This year marks the 20th anniversary of the Commission and the passage of the Violence Against Women Act.  Terry L.…
  • Jul 23

    Jenkins’ Historical Collection: F. Carroll Brewster

    Jenkins’ Historical Collection: F. Carroll Brewster
    F. Carroll BrewsterFrederick Carroll Brewster (1825-1898) was a Philadelphia lawyer, City Solicitor, Court of Common Pleas judge, and Pennsylvania Attorney General. He authored a number of books, many of which are in the Jenkins Law Library…
  • Jul 16

    AALL Annual Conference in Philly!

    AALL Annual Conference in Philly!
    Law librarians gather together every summer for the American Association of Law Libraries Annual Meeting and Conference. This year Philadelphia is proud to host AALL's 108th Annual Meeting from July 18 through July 21.  The…
Rank this Week: 499

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 28

    Georgia sues Public Resource for publishing annotated state code

    Georgia sues Public Resource for publishing annotated state code
    The ABA Journal reports that the state of Georgia is suing Carl Malamud's Puublic Resource organization for publishing the annotated code of Georgia online. His website provides members of the public access to a searchable and…
  • Jul 16

    An independent Copyright Office?

    An independent Copyright Office?
    The American Library Association - among others - has questioned a proposal from Congress to remove the Copyright Office from the Library of Congress and make it an independent agency according to Publishers Weekly. Called the CODE Act…
  • Jul 15

    New trial FOIA policy for some federal agencie

    New trial FOIA policy for some federal agencie
    Reporters Committee for the Freedom of the Press reports that several federal government agencies recently announced a trial program of  a “Release-to-One is Release-to-All” policy. Under the program, documents responsive to…
Rank this Week: 2018

Class Action Countermeasures

Class Action Countermeasures

Covers class action defense. By McGuireWoods LLP.

http://www.classactioncountermeasures.com
  • Jul 28

    Amicus Brief in Campbell-Ewald v Gomez (Rule 68)

    Amicus Brief in Campbell-Ewald v Gomez (Rule 68)
    Last Wednesday, Lawyers for Civil Justice filed its amicus brief in Campbell-Ewald Corp. v. Gomez, the case in which the Supreme Court will finally rule on whether Rule 68 offers of judgment (or equivalent settlement offers) can moot a…
  • Jul 7

    Perfecting the (European) Class Action

    Perfecting the (European) Class Action
    Last month, I got to experience what I consider a career highlight: I was invited to speak on “Perfecting the Class Action” at  Middle Temple.  The spiel I gave would be familiar to readers here (it was a basic ……
  • Jun 3

    How Entrepreneurial Are Entrepreneurial Class Actions?

    How Entrepreneurial Are Entrepreneurial Class Actions?
    Plaintiffs’ lawyer-turned-professor Morris Ratner has published a new article on making litigation costs a profit center for class action plaintiffs. You may remember he wrote about this issue before with Professor William Rubinstein.…
Rank this Week: 4053

CS-SIS

CS-SIS

From the Computing Services Special Interest Section of the American Association of Law Libraries.

http://cssis.org
  • Jul 27

    Evolving Roles for Law Librarians and Legal Technologist

    Evolving Roles for Law Librarians and Legal Technologist
    Caroline Young, chair of the Computing Services Special Interest Section of the American Association of Law Libraries, graciously invited me to be the breakfast speaker at the section’s business meeting during the 2015 annual meeting…
  • Jun 13

    Web Accessibility Update

    Web Accessibility Update
    The comment period recently closed on the U.S. Access Board’s 508 Refresh proposal that updates Section 508.  Though Section 508 and the 508 Refresh technically apply only to federal agencies, the Justice Department has for many…
  • May 6

    Cool Tools Café Survey 2015

    Cool Tools Café Survey 2015
    We're excited that the Cool Tools Café will be at the AALL Annual Meeting again this year!We're looking for suggestions on which technologies to present and volunteers to do a 5-10 min demo of each. If you have ideas along with…
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Law Library Blog

Law Library Blog

From the University of British Columbia Law Library.

http://law.library.ubc.ca/category/blog/
  • Jul 27

    New Books at the Law Library – July 27, 2015

    New Books at the Law Library – July 27, 2015
    LAW LIBRARY level 3: LC1059 .I58 2015 British Columbia, Office of the Ombudsperson, In the Public Interest: Protecting Students Through Effective Oversight of Private Career Training Institutions (Victoria, B.C. : Office of the Ombudsperson,…
  • Jul 20

    New Books at the Law Library – July 20, 2015

    New Books at the Law Library – July 20, 2015
    LAW LIBRARY level 3: B808.67 .P47 2015 Marina A.L. Oshana, Personal Autonomy and Social Oppression: Philosophical Perspectives (New York: Routledge, Taylor & Francis Group, 2015). LAW LIBRARY level 3: KJC1340 .E97 2015 Cornelius Van Der…
  • Jul 13

    New Books at the Law Library – July 13, 2015

    New Books at the Law Library – July 13, 2015
    LAW LIBRARY level 3: HQ759.45 .B69 2015 Susan B. Boyd, Dorothy E. Chunn, Fiona Kelly & Wanda Wiegers, Autonomous Motherhood?: A Socio-Legal Study of Choice and Constraint (Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 2015). LAW LIBRARY level 3:…
Rank this Week: 1372

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 27

    Criminal Law Appellate Court Opinion - 7/27/2015

    Criminal Law Appellate Court Opinion - 7/27/2015
    Category: Recent Decisions;Criminal Opinions Body: AC35870 - Stuart v. Blumenthal (Petition for new trial; claim that trial court abused discretion in denying petition for new trial; "The petitioner, Mark Stuart, appeals from the judgment of…
  • Jul 27

    Landlord/Tenant Appellate Court Opinion - 7/27/2015

    Landlord/Tenant Appellate Court Opinion - 7/27/2015
    Category: Recent Decisions;Landlord/Tenant Opinions Body: AC35834 - Southhaven Associates, LLC v. McMerlin, LLC (Breach of commercial lease agreement; "The defendant Francis G. Linn, guarantor of a commercial lease agreement, appeals from the…
  • Jul 27

    Employment Law Appellate Court Opinion - 7/27/2015

    Employment Law Appellate Court Opinion - 7/27/2015
    Category: Recent Decisions;Employment Opinions Body: AC36506 - Sidorova v. East Lyme Board of Education ("The plaintiff...appeals from the summary judgment rendered in favor of the defendants...in this action arising out of the termination of…
Rank this Week: 4312

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 27

    "Evidence of Women" exhibit now online

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

    New Law Library Exhibit

    New Law Library Exhibit
    Yale Law Library exhibit: “Evidence of Women” ———————————————— New Yale Law Library exhibit… EVIDENCE OF WOMEN: WOMEN AS…
  • Jun 24

    Get your suitcase ready.

    Get your suitcase ready.
    To help you pack for your summer travels, consider this list written in the front of a copy of Jacob’s Law Grammar, perhaps by Nathan Sanford himself. Some essentials: Table Cloaths 4 Cravats 2 Pair of Draws 2 Vests Pair of Stockings 2…
Rank this Week: 104

The Goodson Blogson

The Goodson Blogson

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

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

    25 Years of the Americans with Disabilities Act

    25 Years of the Americans with Disabilities Act
    Sunday, July 26 marked the silver anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), a landmark federal law which prohibits discrimination against people with disabilities. The ADA also created clear accessibility standards and…
  • Jul 17

    LoislawConnect: Legal Research Campus-Wide

    LoislawConnect: Legal Research Campus-Wide
    The Goodson Law Library has just added the legal research service LoislawConnect to its database subscriptions. The service includes federal and state case law, statutes, and regulations, as well as a large practitioner treatise library of…
  • Jul 9

    America's First Patent: 225 Years of History & Mystery

    America's First Patent: 225 Years of History & Mystery
    The Framers of the U.S. Constitution vested Congress with the power "[t]o promote the Progress of Science and useful Arts, by securing for limited Times to Authors and Inventors the exclusive Right to their respective Writings and…
Rank this Week: 498

Legal Research is EASY

Legal Research is EASY

Covers basic legal research. By Bret Christensen.

http://legalresearchiseasy.blogspot.com/
  • Jul 27

    Big Brother at its "best"

    Big Brother at its "best"
    Why do people blog about stuff they blog about?  While I generally talk about things legal, today I have a bug in my shorts and feel the need to rant.So, I was reading an article about a winery who was fined $115,000 for allowing…
  • Jul 20

    A better mousetrap

    A better mousetrap
    One of the things I like about working at a law library is the fact that every day is different.  Yes, I do some of the same things but we get new and interesting questions every day.  Some questions I file away as experience and…
  • Jul 14

    Cardnal Sin

    Cardnal Sin
    I know I shouldn't do it but I really feel really sorry for some people. I mean, I sit at the reference desk and to listen to all the problems of the world and I really want to help with a a few "suggestions"  because some people are…
Rank this Week: 3838

Law Library & Technology Blog

Law Library & Technology Blog

From the George Mason University School of Law.

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

    GOOD LUCK ON THE BAR EXAM!

    GOOD LUCK ON THE BAR EXAM!
  • Jul 13

    Preparing for the Bar Exam

    Preparing for the Bar Exam
    GMU Law Library welcomes those studying for the bar.  Please check the law library website for information about regular and special summer hours. Mason Law ’15 grads retain all library privileges until September 30. Below are are…
  • Jun 30

    HAPPY FOURTH OF JULY!

    HAPPY FOURTH OF JULY!
    Independence Day marks the adoption of the Declaration of Independence on July 4, 1776. But what exactly is this document?  It is printed in Statutes at Large.  It is included in the United States Code as one of…
Rank this Week: 3012

UB Law Library Blog

UB Law Library Blog

Features news from the UB Law Library.

http://libweb.lib.buffalo.edu/blog/law
  • Jul 27

    #MotivationalMonday: Listen to Coach

    #MotivationalMonday: Listen to Coach
    This is it. The last Monday before the bar. You’ve had an incredible journey so there’s only one thing to leave you with—Coach Taylor. Let’s be honest, the man knows how to do a pep talk. How could we feature only one?…
  • Jul 24

    New Law Library hours schedule starting July 27

    New Law Library hours schedule starting July 27
    The Law Library schedule of hours will be changing beginning next week.  On Monday, July 27, the Law Library will be open from 9:00 a.m. – 9:00 p.m., then on Tuesday, July 28, we’ll begin to follow our late summer schedule of…
  • Jul 20

    #MotivationalMonday: Don’t Get Discouraged!

    #MotivationalMonday: Don’t Get Discouraged!
    Well it’s all downhill now, isn’t it? July is mostly over. Three years worth of work (and the past month and a half of intensive prep) is leading up to two days. Don’t get discouraged like Rudy. Don’t let those doubts…
Rank this Week: 4291

TSLL TechScans

TSLL TechScans

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

http://tslltechscans.blogspot.com/
  • Jul 27

    LC makes BIBFRAME training materials available

    LC makes BIBFRAME training materials available
    In preparation for its much-anticipated BIBFRAME cataloging pilot project, the Library of Congress has developed training materials for staff involved in the pilot, and made the first of three modules available online at…
  • Jul 23

    Conversations about RDA

    Conversations about RDA
    LJ INFOdocket reports that the Library of Congress has released an new series of training videos, "Conversations about RDA".   Topics include:Compare and contrast: AACR2 and RDA in the bibliographic recordUndifferentiated personal name…
  • Jun 24

    OBS/TS Joint Research Grant Contest has a winner

    OBS/TS Joint Research Grant Contest has a winner
    After a tightly contested race, the people have spoken. The contest to rename the OBS/TS-SIS Joint Research Grantclosed on June 5, and the winner is OBS/TS FROG (Funding Research Opportunities Grant).The winning entry was proposed by…
Rank this Week: 1386

The Running Librarian

The Running Librarian

Covers legal publishing and web 2.0. By James Mullan.

http://www.therunninglibrarian.co.uk/
  • Jul 27

    Changing the intranets conversation

    Changing the intranets conversation
    Changing of the guardAn article on the CMS Wire website that has garnered much attention from the intranet community on Twitter and other sites is an article called "Changing the Intranets Conversation"In the article, the author begins by…
  • Jul 25

    Running a virtual race...or two...

    Running a virtual race...or two...
    POW Virtual Runner 10k medalFor those of you who following my running on Runkeeper or Strava (probably not many) you may have noticed that I've been running a few "virtual" races recently. These aren't races where you sit on your sofa with a…
  • Jun 30

    Intranet resources - June 2015

    Intranet resources - June 2015
    This is becoming something of a habit now, which is probably a good thing. This month I have found 5 articles on intranets which I found particularly intranet. I hope you enjoy them as much as I did!If you're looking for a good introduction…
Rank this Week: 1462

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 27

    Recent Acquisitions, July 20 – July 27, 2015

    Recent Acquisitions, July 20 – July 27, 2015
    77 new acquisitions in Osgoode Hall Law School Library, including 21 from 2015: Clearing the Plains : disease, politics of starvation,… Daschuk, James W. 1961- E 78 C2 D37 2013 Clearing the Plains : disease, politics of starvation, and…
  • Jul 27

    Recent Acquisitions, July 20 – July 27, 2015

    Recent Acquisitions, July 20 – July 27, 2015
    77 new acquisitions in Osgoode Hall Law School Library, including 21 from 2015: Clearing the Plains : disease, politics of starvation,… Daschuk, James W. 1961- E 78 C2 D37 2013 Clearing the Plains : disease, politics of starvation, and…
  • Jul 20

    Recent Acquisitions, July 14 – July 21, 2015

    Recent Acquisitions, July 14 – July 21, 2015
    0 new acquisitions in Osgoode Hall Law School Library: Some books have cover images provided by Google. All other data © Osgoode Hall Law School.
Rank this Week: 1615

BLAWg IN Bloom: The Indiana Law…

BLAWg IN Bloom: The Indiana Law Library Blog

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

http://www.law.indiana.edu/lawlibrary/blawg
  • Jul 24

    Brace Yourselves…Bar Exam is Coming

    Brace Yourselves…Bar Exam is Coming
    You made it through three years of Socratic method, issue-spotting, and cite-checking, only to be plunged, post-graduation, right into the longest study hall you’ve ever attended.  But here we are, two months later, and the bar…
  • Jun 15

    Calling All Writers: Ethics Essay Competition Announced by Indiana State Bar

    Calling All Writers: Ethics Essay Competition Announced by Indiana State Bar
    Are you a writer at heart?  The Legal Ethics Committee of the Indiana State Bar Association just announced their annual Legal Ethics Essay Contest.  In 1800 words or less, write on one of five prompts from the competition…
  • May 5

    Legacies Captured in Art

    Legacies Captured in Art
    When you think of art, one of the last places that probably comes to mind is the law library. Yet, it is replete with artistic touches – an old panoramic print of the graduating class of 1913 in Dunn’s Woods hangs over the copy…
Rank this Week: 4274

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 24

    Happy Retirement, Joe Wynne!

    Happy Retirement, Joe Wynne!
    Systems Librarian Joe Wynne is retiring on July 24th after 37 years of service to The University. Most faculty and staff at the Law School know him, as do many in the library profession. Joe, who joined the Law School in 1978 as a cataloger,…
  • Jul 22

    Virginia Lawyer: Mindfulness in Law Schools and Legal Practice

    Virginia Lawyer: Mindfulness in Law Schools and Legal Practice
    The June 2015 issue of the Virginia Lawyer features an article by U.Va. law librarian Kristin Glover, "Mindfulness in Law Schools and Legal Practice." The article discusses the emergence of mindfulness programs at U.Va. and other law schools.…
  • Jul 13

    Extended Hours for Bar Exam Prep

    Extended Hours for Bar Exam Prep
    We're extending our hours this Saturday and Sunday for our students who are preparing for the bar exam. We'll be open both days from 8am to 9pm. Best of luck with the exam! - The Law Library Staff
Rank this Week: 1482

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 23

    Changes to Law Library Hours Coming

    Changes to Law Library Hours Coming
    With the end of School of Law summer classes this week, the Law Library will shift to an interim schedule:Monday - Friday, 8am - 5pmSaturday & Sunday, closedThe Reference Office schedule during the interim period is 9am - 12noon and 1 -…
  • Jul 16

    Quickly Contact Members of Congre

    Quickly Contact Members of Congre
    The Electronic Frontier Foundation has created an efficient tool for contacting your federal Senators and Representatives: Democracy.io.A process that used to take up to 15 steps using sites like Congressmerge,…
  • Jun 30

    Independence for Law Library Staff

    Independence for Law Library Staff
    The Law Library will be closed from Friday, July 3d through Sunday, July 5th in observance of Independence Day. The Library resumes regular summer quarter hours on Monday, July 6th.
Rank this Week: 716

Old Fox's KM blotter

Old Fox's KM blotter

Covers knowledge management.

http://0ldfox.blogspot.com/
  • Jul 23

    No President has ever made a long-term arms control agreement on his own authority.

    No President has ever made a long-term arms control agreement on his own authority.
    link"... this deal may represent the single worst policy outcome of all of Obama’s illegalities.Mike Ramsey has set forth the case that the Iranian deal is unconstitutional both under the original meaning and under modern…
  • Jul 23

    "Liberal -> Progressive

    "Liberal -> Progressive
    linkWhen a political movement changes labels, that usually means its adherents are unelectable.Take the Democrats in 2004. When the presidential candidacy of Massachusetts Senator John Kerry, a liberal protégé of the…
  • Jul 9

    Allen West -- Facts about Socialism

    Allen West -- Facts about Socialism
    link..."Then again, has anyone ever articulated to the American people what socialism is as a governing philosophy – and that it has failed every time it’s tried? Perhaps the GOP nominees should stop with the circular firing squad…
Rank this Week: 4289

The BIALL Blog

The BIALL Blog

From the British and Irish Association of Law Librarians.

http://biall.blogspot.com/
  • Jul 23

    The BIALL Newsletter

    The BIALL Newsletter
    Just a quick post to let you know the BIALL Newsletter was published yesterday and is now available on our website!
  • Jul 20

    Law Wale

    Law Wale
    Law Wales, a new public service to provide improved access to legislation in Wales, together with explanatory narrative and information on devolved powers for Wales, was launched on Tuesday 14th July in Cardiff. This is an ambitious,…
  • Jul 16

    BIALL awards post-graduate study bursary

    BIALL awards post-graduate study bursary
    BIALL has awarded their post-graduate study bursary to Josephine Bailey.The British and Irish Association of Law Librarians (BIALL) is pleased to announce their inaugural postgraduate study bursary has been awarded to Josephine (Jo) Bailey.Jo…
Rank this Week: 1541

BLS Library Blog

BLS Library Blog

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

http://www.blslibrary.com/
  • Jul 22

    Legal Blogs – a.k.a. Blawgs – What Can They Do For You?

    Legal Blogs – a.k.a. Blawgs – What Can They Do For You?
    Are you looking for your first legal job and want to look like an expert in a particular practice area?  Maybe you just want to learn more about a specific legal issue, an area of law, or a certain industry, law firm, or company?…
  • Jul 16

    Try the International & Foreign Law Research seminar!

    Try the International & Foreign Law Research seminar!
    This fall, do you plan to: Write a paper on an international, comparative or foreign law topic? Source-check foreign statutes & cases for a journal? Develop your knowledge about an aspect of a foreign legal system that might be of…
  • Jul 16

    Goodbye to Westlaw Classic

    Goodbye to Westlaw Classic
    The Brooklyn Law School Library has offered students and faculty free access to both Westlaw Classic and Westlaw Next. After the 2010 debut of Westlaw Next, most of our users adapted to the change. However the classic legal tool, Westlaw…
Rank this Week: 1267

Pappas Law Library Blog

Pappas Law Library Blog

From the Boston University School of Law.

http://bulawinteractive.org/libraryblog/
  • Jul 22

    The Importance of Being…Earnestly Connected.

    The Importance of Being…Earnestly Connected.
    Having just returned from the annual conference of the American Association of Law Libraries in Philadelphia I am in a reflective mood about the importance and benefits of “connection.” While in today’s hyper-socially…
  • Jul 9

    PressDisplay

    PressDisplay
    Curious about world news?  Through PressDisplay, you have access to over 4,000 newspapers in 60 languages from 100 countries.  When using this resource, you can either browse recent articles, or limit your search by topic or country…
  • Jul 6

    20th Edition of the Bluebook

    20th Edition of the Bluebook
    We have just gotten our copies of the new edition of the Bluebook on our desks.  Most of the changes look to be tinkering with the existing rules.  Changes we hoped might be coming, like more flexibility in citing to online versions…
Rank this Week: 719