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UB Law Library Blog

UB Law Library Blog

Features news from the UB Law Library.

http://libweb.lib.buffalo.edu/blog/law
  • Apr 18

    Law Library Holiday Hour

    Law Library Holiday Hour
    The Law Library will be closed on Easter Sunday, April 20, 2014.  The Library will re-open on Monday, April 21, at 7:30 a.m.
  • Apr 14

    New Bulletin Board

    New Bulletin Board
    If you’ve walked the second floor of O’Brian, you may have noticed something new. There’s now a bulletin board for law students to post flyers about law school events. Isn’t it lovely? Law students, let the posting…
  • Apr 2

    Congratulations, Terry!

    Congratulations, Terry!
    A very special shout out goes to our very own Terry McCormack, Associate Director of the Law Library and Manager of Law IT, for being selected as the Law School’s recipient of the Outstanding Service Award! This award recognizes a Law…
Rank this Week: 4780

Pappas Law Library Blog

Pappas Law Library Blog

From the Boston University School of Law.

http://bulawinteractive.org/libraryblog/
  • Apr 18

    Summer access to Library materials and database

    Summer access to Library materials and database
    As a continuing student your access to the Law Library’s materials will continue as it does today. Summer access to WestlawNext—-note that Westlaw Classic access for academic accounts ends June 30th— is available subject to…
  • Apr 14

    Celebrate National Library Week: Post a Shelfie of Your Favorite Study Aid

    Celebrate National Library Week: Post a Shelfie of Your Favorite Study Aid
    . What is your favorite Study Aid: a Nutshell, a CALI lesson, a outline, your favorite reference librarian, an extra large latte from Pavement, your dog? Celebrate with us.  Send your study aid Shelfie to lawref@bu.edu and…
  • Apr 14

    Have an Immigration Question?

    Have an Immigration Question?
    The library has recently licensed two new resources that could help: AILA Link and the Hein Immigration Law and Policy in the U.S. library.  AILA, the American Immigration Lawyers Association, is starting to digitize their very helpful…
Rank this Week: 4817

The Gavel

The Gavel

Features legal and library news. By the Oklahoma City University Law Library.

http://law.okcu.edu/?cat=19
  • Apr 18

    Thanks for Celebrating National Library Week!

    Thanks for Celebrating National Library Week!
    Thank you to everyone who helped us celebrate National Library Week this year! The prize winners are:Guess Who: Mark AutenM&Ms Contest: April CoffinLegal Movie and TV Trivia: Kyle Domnick, Jodi Childers, Alyssa Novak, Amanda…
  • Apr 13

    National Library Week – Games & Prizes!

    National Library Week – Games & Prizes!
    Celebrate National Library Week with the Law Library April 14-17, 2014. For more details, view our flyer at Library Week Poster 2014 and watch your e-mail for updates.… Read more
  • Apr 11

    Sunday’s Award Classes – Last of the Semester

    Sunday’s Award Classes – Last of the Semester
    We are winding down the Award classes for this semester, and our last two offerings will be this Sunday, April 13:* Summer Associate Training at 1 – 2:30 p.m.* Family Law Research at 6  - 7:30 p.m.Both … Read more
Rank this Week: 892

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/
  • Apr 18

    Library Hours Reminder

    Library Hours Reminder
    Just a reminder — we will be open regular hours over Easter weekend. Friday, April 18 – 8:00am – 8:00pm Saturday, April 19 – 9:00am – 8:00pm Sunday, April 20 – 10:00am – 10:00pm
  • Apr 16

    $$$$ 2014 Carole Bailey Scholarship $$$$

    $$$$ 2014 Carole Bailey Scholarship $$$$
    The U.S. Court of Federal Claims Bar Association will award at least one annual law student scholarship of up to $5,000.00, in honor of the Court’s former Chief Deputy Clerk of Administrative Services, Carole Bailey.  Applications…
  • Apr 15

    What Do Librarians Do?

    What Do Librarians Do?
      Quite a lot actually.  A recent article by Rebecca Tischler points out some of the things librarians do.  This article lists five things that librarians do / are: teachers, tech savy, advertisers, event planners and…
Rank this Week: 665

Library Stuff

Library Stuff

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

http://www.librarystuff.net
Rank this Week: 429

Seattle University Law Library…

Seattle University Law Library INFO

Covers legal news, legal research and library news.

http://lawlibraryblog.seattleu.edu/
  • Apr 18

    Check it Out: Justice for Sale

    Check it Out: Justice for Sale
    Justice for Sale follows a courageous Congolese human rights lawyer Claudine Tsongo in her struggle against injustice and widespread impunity in the Congo. In Claudine’s journey to obtain justice, she uncovers a system where the…
  • Apr 17

    Today in Legal History: Bay of Pigs Invasion

    Today in Legal History: Bay of Pigs Invasion
    On April 17, 1961, a CIA-backed group of Cuban refugees tried to invade Cuba at the Bay of Pigs. As soon as the party landed, they were met with resistance from Castro’s forces, and promised US air support never materialized. Of the…
  • Apr 16

    Library Artwork: “Aspiration” and “Contemplation”: The Colors and Shapes of Jacob Lawrence

    Library Artwork: “Aspiration” and “Contemplation”: The Colors and Shapes of Jacob Lawrence
    One of the most celebrated African-American artists of the twentieth century, Jacob Lawrence, was born in 1917 in Atlantic City. His parents divorced early in his childhood and he eventually joined his mother in Harlem. He took an immediate…
Rank this Week: 857

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/
  • Apr 18

    Chat/IM with a Law Librarian

    Chat/IM with a Law Librarian
    Nothing makes a librarian’s heart happier than helping, and the law library has recently added a service we hope will help you. Need a quick answer but can’t make it into the law library with your legal research question? Or are you in…
  • Apr 16

    Baseball Season is in Full Swing

    Baseball Season is in Full Swing
    Yes, you read that heading correctly: librarians do enjoy puns. It's been said that baseball is America's favorite pastime, and traditionally pastime has been narrowly defined as some sport or other. Alas for baseball, pastime has a broader…
  • Apr 14

    Casetext and Ravel

    Casetext and Ravel
    Meet a pair of remarkable next-gen research tools: Casetext and Ravel. Casetext provides the full text of cases for free accompanied by crowd-sourced annotations and links to secondary sources. Anyone can annotate the cases, and those…
Rank this Week: 137

Legal Informatics Blog

Legal Informatics Blog

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

http://legalinformatics.wordpress.com
  • Apr 18

    Wyner: Annotating, Extracting, and Linking Legal Information

    Wyner: Annotating, Extracting, and Linking Legal Information
    Dr. Adam Wyner of the University of Aberdeen has posted slides of his presentation entitled Annotating, Extracting, and Linking Legal Information, given 11 March 2014 at the University of Edinburgh. Topics covered in the presentation include:…
  • Apr 17

    Ph.D. student position in Computational Law, at University of Aberdeen

    Ph.D. student position in Computational Law, at University of Aberdeen
    A Ph.D. student research position regarding a Computational Law project at the University of Aberdeen has been posted. The supervisor for the position is Dr. Adam Wyner. Here are excerpts from the announcement: Computational Law Institution:…
  • Apr 17

    Call for papers: JURIX 2014: International Conference on Legal Knowledge and Information System

    Call for papers: JURIX 2014: International Conference on Legal Knowledge and Information System
    A call for papers has been posted for JURIX 2014: International Conference on Legal Knowledge and Information Systems, being held 10-12 December 2014, at Jagiellonian University in Krakow, Poland. There are many submission deadlines, the…
Rank this Week: 59

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
  • Apr 17

    Apr. 18 Colloquia/Workshop

    Apr. 18 Colloquia/Workshop
    The University of Georgia School of Law Cinnamon Carlarne (Ohio State University Moritz College of Law)
  • Apr 14

    Call for Proposals for “Crosscutting Programs” at 2015 AALS Annual Meeting

    Call for Proposals for “Crosscutting Programs” at 2015 AALS Annual Meeting
    The Association of American Law Schools (AALS) has issued a call for proposals for “Crosscutting Programs,” which “focus on multi-subject and interdisciplinary subjects with new perspectives on legal issues or the…
  • Apr 14

    The Intersection of Breaking Bad and the Law—A Call for Paper

    The Intersection of Breaking Bad and the Law—A Call for Paper
    The New Mexico Law Review has issued a rather interesting call for papers; they are soliciting articles for a special issue dedicated to the exploration of legal issues arising from the television series Breaking Bad. The call for papers…
Rank this Week: 15

beSpacific

beSpacific

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

http://www.bespacific.com/
  • Apr 17

    Pew – U.S. Views of Technology and the Future

    Pew – U.S. Views of Technology and the Future
    Science in the next 50 years, by Aaron Smith: “ The American public anticipates that the coming half-century will be a period of profound scientific change, as inventions that were once confined to the realm of science fiction…
  • Apr 17

    EPIC Obtains Documents About FTC’s Facebook Investigation

    EPIC Obtains Documents About FTC’s Facebook Investigation
    “As the result of a Freedom of Information Act request, EPIC has received several hundred pages of documents related to the Federal Trade Commission’s investigation of Facebook business practices. The documents…
  • Apr 17

    Out-of-Pocket Net Price for College

    Out-of-Pocket Net Price for College
    “This Data Point uses data from four administrations of the National Postsecondary Student Aid Study (NPSAS:2000, NPSAS:04, NPSAS:08, and NPSAS:12) to briefly present trends in out-of-pocket net price for college, the amount that…
Rank this Week: 38

Boston College Legal Eagle

Boston College Legal Eagle

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

http://bclegaleagle.blogspot.com/
  • Apr 17

    Count Your Bitcoins!

    Count Your Bitcoins!
    Do you have any virtual currency in your wallet?  Treasury Notice 2014-12, titled Virtual Currency Guidance, was issued by the I.R.S. on April 14, 2014. The document is in the format of questions and answers; it provides background on…
  • Apr 11

    Legal Implications of the Heartbleed Bug

    Legal Implications of the Heartbleed Bug
    Reporting Requirements: State and federal law require reporting "data breaches" in many circumstances, particularly in the health care and banking arenas.  For example, HIPPA requires covered entities to provide notification for a…
  • Apr 9

    Working on a research paper?

    Working on a research paper?
    Here are a few basic tips for researching a paper:  1.  Use periodical indexes: These aren't as scary as they sound. When you search law review articles on Westlaw and Lexis, you're doing what's called a full-text search. This…
Rank this Week: 4801

John Palfrey's Blog

John Palfrey's Blog

Covers intellectual property, politics and teaching. By Harvard Law Professor and Executive Director of the Berkman Center for Internet & Society John Palfrey.

http://jpalfrey.andover.edu
  • Apr 17

    Happy 1st Birthday, DPLA!

    Happy 1st Birthday, DPLA!
    The Digital Public Library of America is one year old!  We launched in April, 2013 after a few years of planning and barnstorming the country for ideas, inspiration, and volunteers. While we postponed the launch celebration due to the…
  • Jan 20

    Remarks for Martin Luther King Jr. Day Celebration 2014 at Andover

    Remarks for Martin Luther King Jr. Day Celebration 2014 at Andover
    I am glad to see you all back here, safe and sound, in Cochran Chapel so that we can look ahead, look to the kind of community that we want to build.  We come together today to celebrate both community … Continue reading →
  • Dec 7

    What I’m Looking For in a Short Paper: Hacking Class 2013-2014

    What I’m Looking For in a Short Paper: Hacking Class 2013-2014
    I am teaching a winter-term seminar course at Phillips Academy to ten seniors entitled “Hacking: A Course in Experiments.”  I had a great time teaching it last year as well with ten students (I miss them!), and now have the…
Rank this Week: 287

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/
  • Apr 17

    Getting Google Glass All Wrong

    Getting Google Glass All Wrong
    Image [cc] - Tedeytan Last year it seemed everyone was gaga for Google Glass. "Ooooooh, it's a computer for your face!  It's got a camera and can give you directions! It's just like your phone was permanently positioned 3 feet in…
  • Apr 15

    So, What Is Wrong With Law Firm Libraries Today?

    So, What Is Wrong With Law Firm Libraries Today?
    There was an interesting question asked on Twitter this morning by Patrick DiDomenico (apparently preparing for an ITLA presentation on the topic.) At first blush, it seemed to be phrased a bit on the negative side, but it really is something…
  • Apr 1

    Six New Geeks!

    Six New Geeks!
    You have probably noticed that for the last several years, the 3 Geeks have actually been 4 regular geeks and a slew of occasional contributors.  When Ryan came on as a regular geek, we briefly considered changing the name of the site…
Rank this Week: 72

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/
  • Apr 17

    Senator Warren's Autobiography to be Published

    Senator Warren's Autobiography to be Published
    Jill Lepore's review of Senator Elizabeth Warren's new autobiography, A Fighting Chance, in the current issue of the New Yorker, makes for fascinating reading.  Lepore compares Warren's book with Louis Brandeis's Other People's…
  • Apr 10

    Internet Security Alert: Heartbleed

    Internet Security Alert: Heartbleed
    OOTJ readers may already have read about Heartbleed, the newest Internet security problem. But just in case you have not heard about this, here is your heads up. The Boston Globe today offered an article by Hiawatha Bray, their wonderful…
  • Apr 1

    The Laptop Debate Continue

    The Laptop Debate Continue
    Faculty members in all disciplines have debated for years whether students who use their laptops during class actually benefit.  Some claim that permitting laptops in Internet-enabled classrooms leads to students distracting…
Rank this Week: 266

Slaw

Slaw

A Canadian cooperative weblog on all things legal.

http://www.slaw.ca
  • Apr 17

    When I Stopped Vomiting, I Learned to Hate Teraview

    When I Stopped Vomiting, I Learned to Hate Teraview
    Technology, particularly legal technology is supposed to make the delivery of legal services more convenient. However, sometimes lawyers get in the way and muck things up. Teraview is a perfect example. Back in the day, anyone could walk into…
  • Apr 17

    Australian Study Highlights Big Bang for the Buck of Law Librarie

    Australian Study Highlights Big Bang for the Buck of Law Librarie
    A number of Australian library associations including the Australian Law Library Association released a study earlier this month that highlights the big 5-to-1 bang for the buck from resources invested in government, law firm and…
  • Apr 17

    Teaching ODR… Whose Job Is It?

    Teaching ODR… Whose Job Is It?
    A few months ago, a subscriber to John Gregory’s listserv (which every IT law enthusiast should subscribe to) sent a message regarding how the impact of IT on the legal profession was being taught (or rather wasn’t being taught)…
Rank this Week: 31

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
  • Apr 17

    Probate Law Appellate Court Opinion - 4/14/2014

    Probate Law Appellate Court Opinion - 4/14/2014
    Category: Recent Decisions;Probate Law Opinions Body: AC35490 - Wright v. Leonardi ("The dispositive issue raised in this appeal by the plaintiff...is whether the Superior Court properly dismissed her appeal of the Probate Court’s…
  • Apr 17

    Employment Law Supreme and Appellate Court Opinions - 4/17/2014

    Employment Law Supreme and Appellate Court Opinions - 4/17/2014
    Category: Recent Decisions;Employment Opinions Body: SC18877 - Sarrazin v. Coastal, Inc. ("This appeal requires us to consider under what circumstances an employee’s travel time between home and work constitutes compensable work…
  • Apr 17

    Family Law Appellate Court Opinion - 4/17/2014

    Family Law Appellate Court Opinion - 4/17/2014
    Category: Recent Decisions;Family Opinions Body: AC35826 - Valentine v. Valentine ("In this uncontested appeal, the self-represented defendant...challenges the financial orders entered incident to the judgment of the trial court dissolving…
Rank this Week: 143

WisBlawg

WisBlawg

Covers legal research and Internet news & information with an emphasis on Wisconsin. From the University of Wisconsin Law Library and librarian Bonnie Shucha.

http://www.law.wisc.edu/blogs/wisblawg/
  • Apr 17

    UW Law Library's Newest Faculty READ Poster

    UW Law Library's Newest Faculty READ Poster
    Each year, the Law Library creates a new Faculty READ Poster to be added to our collection. This year, we were lucky enough to have emeritus professors Bill Whitford and Stewart Macaulay grace the poster. If you are in the library, be sure…
  • Apr 15

    Legislation Relating to CCAP Die

    Legislation Relating to CCAP Die
    From the Law Librarians Association of Wisconsin Government Relations Chair, Candace Hall Slaminski: It appears all proposed legislation relating to CCAP has died this session. AB 253 and SB 234, both relating to restricting access to and…
  • Mar 12

    UW Law School named 3rd Best School for Practical Training

    UW Law School named 3rd Best School for Practical Training
    National Jurist recently released their rankings of law schools for best practical training. The UW Law School placed third in the nation, receiving an "A+" for the experience it gives students. Congrats to all the hard-working faculty…
Rank this Week: 283

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/
  • Apr 17

    Crowdsourcing Legal Research

    Crowdsourcing Legal Research
    If you have a tough case, does it make sense to post your issue on a website and see what other lawyers will say? Legal Technology News looks at this new practice: John Edwards, Legal Research: Send in the Crowds?, LTN, April 16, 2014. The…
  • Apr 14

    What Are We Reading?

    What Are We Reading?
    To celebrate National Library Week, the Gallagher Law Library staff was again asked "what are you reading? What's on your nightstand, in your backpack, on your e-reader right now?" It's no surprise that people who work in libraries tend to be…
  • Apr 14

    It's National Library Week!

    It's National Library Week!
    We have some fun activities planned for law students this week!TGITThe Library is hosting TGIT on April 17th from 5:30-7:30 in Room 115 or on the terrace if it's nice.  Don't forget to bring your IDs!SHELFIESSubmit a picture of yourself…
Rank this Week: 18

Library Boy

Library Boy

Features legal research news. By Michel-Adrien Sheppard.

http://micheladrien.blogspot.com/
  • Apr 17

    Supreme Court of Canada: New Library Title

    Supreme Court of Canada: New Library Title
    The list of new library titles added to the Supreme Court of Canada collection for the period of April 1-15, 2014 is now available on the Court website.The web page explains: "The Supreme Court of Canada Library lends materials from all but…
  • Apr 15

    Australian Study Highlights 5-to-1 ROI of Special Librarie

    Australian Study Highlights 5-to-1 ROI of Special Librarie
    A number of Australian library associations including the Australian Law Library Association published a study earlier this month that highlights the big 5-to-1 bang for the buck of government, law firm and organizational libraries.In fact,…
  • Apr 14

    Guy Berthiaume Appointed New Librarian and Archivist of Canada

    Guy Berthiaume Appointed New Librarian and Archivist of Canada
    The Canadian government announced today that it has appointed Guy Berthiaume as Librarian and Archivist of Canada for a term of five years. He will take over at Library and Archives Canada effective June 23, 2014.He had been President and…
Rank this Week: 83

Law Library Letter

Law Library Letter

Summaries of recent Wyoming Supreme Court decisions and law library information. From the Wyoming State Law Library.

http://wyolawlibrary.blogspot.com/
  • Apr 17

    Summary 2014 WY 50

    Summary 2014 WY 50
    Summary of Decision April 17, 2014Justice Burke delivered the opinion for the Court. Affirmed.Case Name: RONALD S. KAMMERER, JR. v. THE STATE OF WYOMINGDocket Number: S-13-0070URL: http://www.courts.state.wy.us/Opinions.aspxAppeal from the…
  • Apr 17

    Summary 2014 WY 49

    Summary 2014 WY 49
    Summary of Decision April 17, 2014Justice Burke delivered the opinion of the Court. Reversed and Remanded.Case Name: AUSTON DAVIS COY v. THE STATE OF WYOMINGDocket Number: S-13-0136URL: http://www.courts.state.wy.us/Opinions.aspxAppeal from…
  • Apr 11

    Summary 2014 WY 48

    Summary 2014 WY 48
    Summary of Decision April 11, 2014Chief Justice Kite delivered the opinion of the Court. Reversed and Remanded.Case Name: MARIAN I. ERDELYI v. BRADLEY T. LOTTDocket Number: S-13-0116URL: http://www.courts.state.wy.us/Opinions.aspxAppeal…
Rank this Week: 796

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
  • Apr 17

    New Research Report: Mohammed Morsi Trial

    New Research Report: Mohammed Morsi Trial
    The Law Library of Congress is proud to present a new report, Egypt: Mohammed Morsi Trial. This report provides a brief overview of the trial of former President Mohamed Morsi, which began on September 1, 2013. It discusses the alleged…
  • Apr 16

    New Research Report: Legislation on Use of Water in Agriculture

    New Research Report: Legislation on Use of Water in Agriculture
    The Law Library of Congress is proud to present a new report, Legislation on Use of Water in Agriculture. This report summarizes legislation concerning the agricultural use of water in nineteen countries in Latin America, the Middle East, and…
  • Apr 15

    New Research Report: European Court of Human Rights and the Parot Doctrine

    New Research Report: European Court of Human Rights and the Parot Doctrine
    The Law Library of Congress is proud to present a new report, European Court of Human Rights and the Parot Doctrine. In 2006, the Supreme Court of Spain adopted the so-called "Parot Doctrine" in which it established that sentence reductions…
Rank this Week: 1267

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/
  • Apr 17

    American Health Line

    American Health Line
    Founded in 1992, American Health Line is a subscription database that is available to all Hofstra-affiliated users. American Health Line offers up-to-date information about health care politics and health care reform, as well as…
  • Apr 13

    Online Resources: Export Reference Library (BNA)

    Online Resources: Export Reference Library (BNA)
    If you are interested in a publication that offers coverage of current laws, regulations, policies, and forms relating to exports, take a look at BNA's Export Reference Library. It provides access to country profiles, trade blocs, exporting…
  • Apr 12

    Heartbleed Bug: Passwords to Change

    Heartbleed Bug: Passwords to Change
    This week an email security bulletin from Hofstra University Information Technology focused on the "Heartbleed" bug, a serious bug in the Open SSL software used to secure many popular sites including social media, online banking, email, and…
Rank this Week: 1334

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
  • Apr 17

    Israeli Conscription laws for Ultra-Orthodox Jew

    Israeli Conscription laws for Ultra-Orthodox Jew
    Two demonstrations took place last month, one in Jerusalem, and the other in New York’s financial district. Both were organized and attended by haredi (ultra-orthodox Jews; literally means “those who fear [God]”) who…
  • Apr 14

    Legislation on Use of Water in Agriculture

    Legislation on Use of Water in Agriculture
    The following is a guest post by my colleague Gustavo Guerra, senior foreign law Specialist for Mexico and other Spanish speaking countries in the Law Library’s Global Legal Research Center. Gustavo has previously blogged on Mexican Law…
  • Apr 11

    The Nation’s Capital in Spring – Pic of the Week

    The Nation’s Capital in Spring – Pic of the Week
    Cherry blossoms are in full bloom.  Congress is busy with budget hearings.  All vehicles – no matter what color they were originally painted – are now yellow with pollen.  It is spring in the nation’s capital.…
Rank this Week: 549

VALLTalk

VALLTalk

From the Virginia Association of Law Libraries.

http://valltalk.blogspot.com/
  • Apr 17

    VALL Spring Meeting, April 11, 2014

    VALL Spring Meeting, April 11, 2014
     It was a beautiful day in Glen Allen for the Spring meeting (it didn't rain and there was no snow) and that bright object in the sky was actually the sun!  VALL attendees registering at South University for the meeting Having…
  • Apr 17

    VLA Council Meeting Highlights, April 11, 2014

    VLA Council Meeting Highlights, April 11, 2014
    by Terry Long, VALL liaison to VLA Council ·         Membership is showing strength as the renewal period has just begun - 773 members have renewed and there are 147 new…
  • Apr 17

    AALL 2014 Leadership Academy

    AALL 2014 Leadership Academy
    by Ben Almoite  I was privileged to have been chosen to participate in this year’s AALL Leadership Academy, April 4-5, at the Hyatt Lodge at McDonald’s Campus, in Oak Brook, Illinois. Yes, that’s THE McDonald’s!…
Rank this Week: 1733

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: 2267

Cleveland Law Library Weblog

Cleveland Law Library Weblog

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

http://suealtmeyer.typepad.com/cleveland_law_library_web/
  • Apr 17

    Tech Thursday: Portable Battery Charger

    Tech Thursday: Portable Battery Charger
    Don't you just hate it when your phone dies? Until they invent a battery that lasts forever, we're all at the mercy of our battery. Well, there is hope. The portable battery charger! Stewart Wolpin gives us his choice of...
  • Apr 10

    Tech Thursday: The Heartbleed Security Hole

    Tech Thursday: The Heartbleed Security Hole
    A security bulletin was recently announced that affects many servers that use a form of encryption known as OpenSSL. The problem is being called "Heartbleed". Gail Sullivan of The Washington Post writes in her article "Heartbleed: What you…
  • Apr 3

    Tech Thursday: Searching With Google

    Tech Thursday: Searching With Google
    Ever wonder why your Google searches come up empty or with the wrong information? Suzanne Kantra's article "11 Google Search Tips Everyone Should Know" gives you some great tips on how to refine your searches. You can read her article...
Rank this Week: 1602

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
  • Apr 17

    A Study in Environmental Activism

    A Study in Environmental Activism
    For anyone who loves the North Carolina mountains, the Appalachian Trail, the Blue Ridge Parkway, the Great Smoky Mountains… this is an all too familiar story. Jay Erskine Leutze’s first book is his account of the battle against…
  • Apr 16

    ALR Student’s Corner: Lowering the Bar

    ALR Student’s Corner: Lowering the Bar
    Lowering the Bar is targeted at the legal professional, including students and practitioners. The author, Kevin Underhill, is a partner at Shook, Hardy and Bacon in San Francisco and graduated from Georgetown in 1993. His postings are…
  • Apr 15

    Books, Libraries and Serendipity

    Books, Libraries and Serendipity
    As we celebrate National Library Week, I encourage you to reflect upon the enchantment which attaches to certain books.  Book lovers know the value of a good book; how it may inspire, challenge, foreshadow and, in other ways, impact…
Rank this Week: 251

Current Awareness Weblog

Current Awareness Weblog

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

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

Old Fox's KM blotter

Old Fox's KM blotter

Covers knowledge management.

http://0ldfox.blogspot.com/
  • Apr 16

    linkGrosjean v. American Press Co. [1936]A…

    linkGrosjean v. American Press Co. [1936]A newspaper corporation has a 1st Amendment liberty right tofreedom of speech that would be applied to the states throughthe 14th Amendment. The Court ruled that the corporation wasfree to sell…
  • Apr 16

    link The state of facts existing at…

    link The state of facts existing at the time of the formation of the Constitution forbids the supposition that the commerce of corporations was excluded. From the time when commerce began to revive in the middle ages, corporations had…
  • Apr 7

    Tactics of the Enemy: A Biblical Study of Proverbs 7 | Truth Or Tradition?

    Tactics of the Enemy: A Biblical Study of Proverbs 7 | Truth Or Tradition?
    Tactics of the Enemy: A Biblical Study of Proverbs 7 | Truth Or Tradition?: "Tactics of the Enemy: A Biblical Study of Proverbs 7"'via Blog this'link
Rank this Week: 1734

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
  • Apr 16

    Oregon and Portland-metro Legal Assistance Resources: April 2014 Update

    Oregon and Portland-metro Legal Assistance Resources: April 2014 Update
    We have updated our Oregon and Portland-metro Legal Assistance Resources guide. We have expanded its reach beyond the Portland-metro area so new resources may be added – and you are welcome to suggest additions. Link to the PDF or link…
  • Apr 10

    Updated (2014) Oregon & Portland-metro Legal Assistance Resources Guide

    Updated (2014) Oregon & Portland-metro Legal Assistance Resources Guide
    Direct link to a PDF of the guide: OREGON AND PORTLAND METRO-AREA LEGAL ASSISTANCE RESOURCES You can also link to the guide from our Document Index, under “Oregon and Portland Metro ...“: Additions and corrections to the guide are…
  • Apr 10

    Marijuana Workshop for Oregon (WA & CA) Local Governments: May 1, 2014

    Marijuana Workshop for Oregon (WA & CA) Local Governments: May 1, 2014
    On Thursday, May 1, 2014, The League of Oregon Cities is presenting a marijuana workshop for local governments: 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. • DoubleTree by Hilton Portland (Lloyd Center) • Learn what’s happening in Oregon…
Rank this Week: 216

Oregon Legal Research

Oregon Legal Research

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

http://blog.oregonlegalresearch.com/
  • Apr 16

    Oregon and Portland-metro Legal Assistance Resources: April 2014 Update

    Oregon and Portland-metro Legal Assistance Resources: April 2014 Update
    We have updated our Oregon and Portland-metro Legal Assistance Resources guide. We have expanded its reach beyond the Portland-metro area so new resources may be added – and you are welcome to suggest additions. Link to the PDF or link…
  • Apr 10

    Updated (2014) Oregon & Portland-metro Legal Assistance Resources Guide

    Updated (2014) Oregon & Portland-metro Legal Assistance Resources Guide
    Direct link to a PDF of the guide: OREGON AND PORTLAND METRO-AREA LEGAL ASSISTANCE RESOURCES You can also link to the guide from our Document Index, under “Oregon and Portland Metro ...“: Additions and corrections to the guide are…
  • Apr 10

    Marijuana Workshop for Oregon (WA & CA) Local Governments: May 1, 2014

    Marijuana Workshop for Oregon (WA & CA) Local Governments: May 1, 2014
    On Thursday, May 1, 2014, The League of Oregon Cities is presenting a marijuana workshop for local governments: 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. • DoubleTree by Hilton Portland (Lloyd Center) • Learn what’s happening in Oregon…
Rank this Week: 2798

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
  • Apr 16

    William Sheppard the Law Book Author

    William Sheppard the Law Book Author
    William Sheppard (1595-1674) was born in a small Gloucestershire village on the Severn estuary, where he spent much of his life as country lawyer. However, this did not keep him from becoming “one of the most prolific” legal…
  • Apr 14

    Law Books of Kan’ichi Asakawa

    Law Books of Kan’ichi Asakawa
    Kan’ichi Asakawa (1873-1948) was a remarkable scholar and cultural ambassador. Educated in Japan and at Dartmouth, Asakawa earned a Ph.D. from Yale (1902) and embarked on a productive, forty-year career, spent largely in the Yale…
  • Mar 26

    Reflections on Bindings: Oath-Book

    Reflections on Bindings: Oath-Book
    Guggenberger, Veit. Ayd-Buch: warinnen findig das ayd, und ayd-schwur seyen… [Oath-book: wherein is found the oath and how to swear it…]. Munich: Druckts und verlegts Heinrich Theodor von Cöllen, Churfürstl.…
Rank this Week: 304

Yale Law Library - News and Events

Yale Law Library - News and Events

Covers library acquisitions, book talks, and administrative news.

http://library.law.yale.edu/news
  • Apr 16

    William Sheppard the Law Book Author

    William Sheppard the Law Book Author
    William Sheppard (1595-1674) was born in a small Gloucestershire village on the Severn estuary, where he spent much of his life as country lawyer. However, this did not keep him from becoming “one of the most prolific” legal…
  • Apr 14

    Law Books of Kan’ichi Asakawa

    Law Books of Kan’ichi Asakawa
    Kan’ichi Asakawa (1873-1948) was a remarkable scholar and cultural ambassador. Educated in Japan and at Dartmouth, Asakawa earned a Ph.D. from Yale (1902) and embarked on a long and productive career, spent largely in the Yale History…
  • Apr 14

    Online Access to the Financial Time

    Online Access to the Financial Time
    Yale has a subscription to the Financial Times online.  All current faculty, students, and staff can sign up for unlimited access to FT.com. If you’re on the Yale Network (either on campus or through VPN), go to:…
Rank this Week: 278

FSU College of Law Library Blog

FSU College of Law Library Blog

Covers of legal research topics and legal information. From the Florida State University Law Library Team.

http://fsulawlibraryblog.typepad.com/fsu_college_of_law_librar/
  • Apr 16

    Review: Microsoft Word for iPad

    Review: Microsoft Word for iPad
    iPhone J.D. has an excellent review on the new Microsoft Word for iPad app. Read it here. Download the app here. The app is free for viewing files, but you'll need a Microsoft 365 Office account to edit files, which...
  • Apr 1

    Viacom and Google End Seven-Year Copyright Battle

    Viacom and Google End Seven-Year Copyright Battle
    From Law Technology News is the article Viacom and Google End Seven-Year Copyright Battle. After long litigation they have settled a massive copyright dispute. The impact will have a profound impact on the Internet and digital media. Posted…
  • Mar 24

    Heroic Lawyering

    Heroic Lawyering
    Download Rocket Matter's Heroic Lawyering here. Topics covered includes, Practice Management, Productivity, Marketing and Work - Life Balance. Posted by Jon Lutz
Rank this Week: 1679

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/
  • Apr 16

    Legislative Research webinar serie

    Legislative Research webinar serie
    ProQuest is hosting a series of webinars on "Using Legislative History to Find Legislative Intent" using the Congressional database meant especially for law students. This 90-minute session is designed for the summer associate, judicial,…
  • Apr 16

    New from the GPO: Baseball!

    New from the GPO: Baseball!
    We just got the latest monthly list of New Titles from the Catalog of U.S. Government Publications.  One of this month's new eBooks published by the GPO is Baseball: the national pastime in the National Archives.  It's got a lot of…
  • Apr 14

    Heartbleed hints: do you need to change your passwords?

    Heartbleed hints: do you need to change your passwords?
    "Heartbleed" is a recently discovered internet security threat that has affected many websites.  Mashable has published a list of popular sites and information about whether you need to change your password for these sites. For example,…
Rank this Week: 301

Mendik Matters

Mendik Matters

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

http://www.mendikmatters.org/
  • Apr 16

    Finding Federal Court Records Online

    Finding Federal Court Records Online
    Finding federal court records online has always seemed more difficult than it should be!  While Westlaw and LexisNexis provide access to the federal docket sheets that list the filings for each case, the filed documents themselves are…
  • Apr 15

    Tax Season—Forms and Resource

    Tax Season—Forms and Resource
    It’s that time of year again! Are you looking for tax forms?  You can find federal forms on the IRS site here. The IRS also provides a list of free resources to help you file your taxes. If you are looking for New…
  • Mar 27

    There is still time to enter the Mendik Library’s Info Hunt!

    There is still time to enter the Mendik Library’s Info Hunt!
    To enter the drawing, simply answer six questions using these easy step-by-step instructions.  They’ll lead you right to the correct answers.  You don’t have to get the answers right and you’ll learn a lot in the…
Rank this Week: 3058

University of New Hampshire School…

University of New Hampshire School of Law Library Blog

Provides law library news.

http://library.law.unh.edu/blog
  • Apr 16

    Summer Research Boot Camp Slides Available

    Summer Research Boot Camp Slides Available
    Slides from last week's 1L Summer Legal Research Boot Camp are available below. Please don't hesitate to contact the law library if you have any summer research questions! Using Multi-State Surveys Free Legal Websites Legislative History…
  • Apr 8

    Attention All 1L Students! : Manadatory Legal Research Boot Camp

    Attention All 1L Students! : Manadatory Legal Research Boot Camp
    Summer is fast approaching and we’d like you all to be prepared for your summer work experience.  Please join us for the 3rd annual Legal Research Boot Camp on Friday, April 11, 2014 from 3: 15 pm-5:15 pm   This mandatory,…
  • Mar 28

    National Library Week Coming Soon

    National Library Week Coming Soon
    National Library Week (not making that up!) is coming this April 13-19. Games, fabulous prizes and more are all being developed right now. While you're waiting for the festivities to start, check out past UNH Law Library Weeks: 2013 - This…
Rank this Week: 4152

New Jersey Law Librarians…

New Jersey Law Librarians Association (NJLLA)

Features New Jersey law library news.

http://njlla.org/blog/
  • Apr 16

    2014 – 2015 Nominees for Office!

    2014 – 2015 Nominees for Office!
    The New Jersey Law Librarians Association announces the 2014-2015 Nomination Slate.    
  • Mar 21

    Community Service: Thank you from 911Dog & Cat Rescue

    Community Service: Thank you from 911Dog & Cat Rescue
    The NJLLA Community Service Committee would like to share this Thank You Letter from the 911 Dog & Cat Rescue for the pet supplies donated at the March NJLLA meeting. Thank you all for your generosity!
  • Mar 21

    April Meeting and Luncheon: Insights from a Law Firm Partner

    April Meeting and Luncheon: Insights from a Law Firm Partner
    [ April 10, 2014; 12:00 pm to 1:30 pm. ] Insights from a Law Firm Partner: The Realities of Law Practice, Ethics, Social Media and More. Date:  April 10, 2014 from 12:00 pm to 1:30 pm Speaker: Andrea J. Sullivan, Esq., Partner,…
Rank this Week: 4935

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
  • Apr 16

    UNPUBLISHED OPINION: City of Billings v. Oltrogge

    UNPUBLISHED OPINION: City of Billings v. Oltrogge
    The Montana Supreme Court has issued an Unpublished Opinion in the following matter: DIRECT APPEAL – CRIMINAL – MUNICIPAL COURT APPEAL DA 13-0517, 2014 MT 104N, CITY OF BILLINGS, Plaintiff and Appellee, v. JOEY JEAN OLTROGGE,…
  • Apr 16

    UNPUBLISHED OPINION: K & L, Inc. v. Starr

    UNPUBLISHED OPINION: K & L, Inc. v. Starr
    The Montana Supreme Court has issued an Unpublished Opinion in the following matter: DIRECT APPEAL – CIVIL – BREACH OF CONTRACT DA 13-0252, 2014 MT 103N, K & L, INC., d/b/a JERRY’S TRANSMISSION, Plaintiff and Appellee,…
  • Apr 16

    UNPUBLISHED OPINION: Floberg v. Lecoi

    UNPUBLISHED OPINION: Floberg v. Lecoi
    The Montana Supreme Court has issued an Unpublished Opinion in the following matter: DIRECT APPEAL – CIVIL – DAMAGES DA 13-0333, 2014 MT 102N, FLOBERG COMPANIES, a Montana corporation, d/b/a PRUDENTIAL FLOBERG REALTORS, Plaintiff…
Rank this Week: 24

Law Library & Technology Blog

Law Library & Technology Blog

From the George Mason University School of Law.

http://blog.law.gmu.edu/library/
  • Apr 16

    Student Webinars: Using Legislative History to Find Legislative Intent

    Student Webinars: Using Legislative History to Find Legislative Intent
    Don’t miss the opportunity to learn how to use ProQuest Congressional and Legislative Insight, outstanding resources for legistlative history research. Proquest is offering webinars designed for the summer associate, judicial, law firm…
  • Apr 15

    Special Display in Honor of National Library Week 2014

    Special Display in Honor of National Library Week 2014
     Please take a minute to browse this display in the library’s atrium display case.
  • Apr 14

    FINE AMNESTY RETURNS! HAPPY NATIONAL LIBRARY WEEK 2014

    FINE AMNESTY RETURNS! HAPPY NATIONAL LIBRARY WEEK 2014
    In honor of National Library Week, the law library’s circulation department is once again forgiving fines. Patrons who return all overdue books during National Library week (April 13-19, 2014) will be forgiven for up…
Rank this Week: 2796

Lex Scripta

Lex Scripta

From the Dallas Association of Law Librarians.

http://dallnet.blogspot.com/
  • Apr 16

    Notice Of Public Roundtables to Discuss Vital Copyright Issue

    Notice Of Public Roundtables to Discuss Vital Copyright Issue
    Four roundtables are scheduled to be held in: (1) Nashville, TN on May 21, 2014, (2) Cambridge, MA on June 25, 2014, (3) Los Angeles, CA on July 29, 2014, and (4) Berkeley, CA on July 30, 2014. All roundtables will begin at 8:30 a.m. and…
  • Apr 10

    DALL Final Community Service Project

    DALL Final Community Service Project
    As our final community service project of the year, DALL is participating in the Mayor’s Summer Reading Club! See details below for more information on the online book drive we are hosting beginning tomorrow, April 1st.  Please…
  • Apr 2

    2014 DALL Spring Institute

    2014 DALL Spring Institute
    The 2014 Spring Institute will be held on Friday, April 25th. This year’s location is UNT Dallas College of Law. We have an exciting program which includes an AALL Chapter visit from Katie Brown. We will kick off the day at 11:00…
Rank this Week: 89

ELLA Blog

ELLA Blog

From the Edmonton Law Libraries Association.

http://apps.edmontonlawlibraries.ca/Blog/
  • Apr 16

    Head Start 2014!

    Head Start 2014!
    It is Head Start time again! This year the program will run June 19-20 at the Courthouse. Please encourage students in your firms to attend this two-day legal research eye-opener. Spaces fill up fast, so early registration is…
  • Feb 11

    CALL Survey

    CALL Survey
    The Canadian Association of Law Libraries is surveying recent and current member.  Please consider taking the survey before it closes February 21, 2014. CALL would like to know more about you and how to continue to improve its…
  • Jan 15

    Next CALL Webinar - Google: Search Below the Surface

    Next CALL Webinar - Google: Search Below the Surface
    Google: Search Below the Surface Tuesday, January 28th, 20141:00pm to 2:30pm EST    Summary: Generally the world of "Googling" is not one closely associated with finding credible legal information.  But Google has…
Rank this Week: 4783

The Stream: Courthouse Libraries…

The Stream: Courthouse Libraries BC Blog

Covers British Columbia and federal legislation, court rules, judicial appointments, notable cases, recent reports and articles, websites of interest to legal researchers, and library news.

http://prodtest.courthouselibrary.ca/training/stream.aspx
  • Apr 15

    Legal information is going digital ... and the Library is too

    Legal information is going digital ... and the Library is too
    As so much of our world shifted to digital over the last two decades, law has been something of a hold out. When it comes to legal information, the “authoritativeness” of print has been slower to fade. Lawyers, as a profession,…
  • Mar 20

    WESA reading roundup

    WESA reading roundup
    With the March 31, 2014 coming into force date of the Wills, Estate and Succession Act, SBC 2009, c. 13 fast approaching, many practitioners are looking for quick ways to get up to speed. Here is a roundup of some tips and…
  • Feb 28

    Glenn Veale: Formal settlement offer revoked by newer "informal" offer

    Glenn Veale: Formal settlement offer revoked by newer "informal" offer
    As counsel, are you confident in knowing when an offer to settle is no longer on the table? What conduct by one or the other party will be enough to revoke it? Although Rule 9-1(8) of the British Columbia Supreme Court Civil Rules states that…
Rank this Week: 1728

Vincent G. Rinn Law Library

Vincent G. Rinn Law Library

Covers books, current affairs, legal news and legal research. From the DePaul University College of Law.

http://depaullaw.typepad.com/library/
  • Apr 15

    Chicago Public Library Launches New Enhanced Website

    Chicago Public Library Launches New Enhanced Website
    On April 10, the Chicago Public library launched a new website, its first redesign since 2007. The project was made possible by a grant from the Chicago Public Library Foundation. The software company, BiblioCommons, was hired to research,…
  • Apr 1

    Government Site For Checking Auto Safety

    Government Site For Checking Auto Safety
    Recent Toyota and GM recalls may have sparked an interest in how safe other automobiles are. To check on the safety of any vehicle, visit safercar.gov http://www-odi.nhtsa.dot.gov/owners/SearchSafetyIssues. Anyone can use the U.S. Department…
  • Mar 31

    LexisNexis Student Reps Win Award

    LexisNexis Student Reps Win Award
    Law students can be busy enough, handling their studies. However, some students find the time and the motivation to go beyond their classes through extra-curricular contributions. One good example, right here at the Rinn Law library, is the…
Rank this Week: 361

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/
  • Apr 15

    Webinar for Students: Using Legislative History to Find Legislative Intent

    Webinar for Students: Using Legislative History to Find Legislative Intent
    Proquest Congressional is a fantastic resource for finding legislative history documents. It has a wealth of bills, hearings, reports and other documents going back to the earliest days of Congress, usually in PDF. How can you use it to learn…
  • Apr 7

    New eResources at Harvard

    New eResources at Harvard
    The Harvard Library has an astounding amount of resources, with new titles coming in every day!  For help efficiently navigating it all, make a time to meet with a librarian or contact the Reference Desk. New resources at Harvard…
  • Apr 3

    852 RARE: Old Books, New Technologies, and “The Human Skin Book” at HLS

    852 RARE: Old Books, New Technologies, and “The Human Skin Book” at HLS
    Baaaaaad news for fans of anthropodermic bibliopegy: Recent analyses of a book owned by the HLS Library, long believed but never proven to have been bound in human skin, have conclusively established that the book was bound in sheepskin. The…
Rank this Week: 2055