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Seattle University Law Library…

Seattle University Law Library INFO

Covers legal news, legal research and library news.

http://lawlibraryblog.seattleu.edu/
  • Jan 25

    Requesting from Summit

    Requesting from Summit
    The requesting interface for Summit materials has been streamlined. In the past, you had to login to Summit separately in order to request a book or video.  With the arrival of Primo, you will now place your Summit requests directly from…
  • Jan 23

    In Legal History: Roe v. Wade Decided

    In Legal History: Roe v. Wade Decided
    On January 22, 1973, the Supreme Court issued one of the most famous and controversial legal decisions of our era.  Justice Harry Blackmun authored the majority opinion in Roe v. Wade, which legalized abortion.  At the time, news of…
  • Jan 16

    New and Notable: Framing Chief Leschi: Narratives and the Politics of Historical justice

    New and Notable: Framing Chief Leschi: Narratives and the Politics of Historical justice
    Framing Chief Leschi: Narratives and the Politics of Historical Justice  Lisa Blee E99.N74L473 2014 From the Publisher: In 1855 in the South Puget Sound, war broke out between Washington settlers and Nisqually Indians. A party of…
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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/
  • Jan 25

    Lexis Advance Tips: How to locate a Matthew Bender Treatise for a specialty area

    Lexis Advance Tips: How to locate a Matthew Bender Treatise for a specialty area
    If you are researching a particular area of the law and are interested in finding Matthew Bender treatises, try the following tip:Type the source name in the search box, i.e. Collier on Bankruptcy choose the blue Table of Contents link. …
  • Jan 22

    This Day in the Law: Roe v. Wade

    This Day in the Law: Roe v. Wade
    Forty-two years ago, on January 22, 1973, the U.S. Supreme Court issued its split decision in Roe v. Wade, which liberalized abortion rights.Ernster, the Virtual Library Cat
  • Jan 21

    Online Research Resources: BNA Collective Bargaining Negotiations & Contract

    Online Research Resources: BNA Collective Bargaining Negotiations & Contract
    If you are looking for a source that reviews information about negotiating and administering contracts, in addition to providing sample contract clauses relating to collective bargaining, try Collective Bargaining Negotiations &…
Rank this Week: 605

Library Stuff

Library Stuff

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

http://www.librarystuff.net
  • Jan 25

    Effort to get Obama library draws Chicago-style suspicion

    Effort to get Obama library draws Chicago-style suspicion
    “Chicago’s rush to secure space in a public park for Barack Obama’s presidential library has unleashed a tussle typical of the president’s hometown — loud, contentious and full of suspicions about backroom deals…
  • Jan 23

    Hardcovers? No, hardware at this library

    Hardcovers? No, hardware at this library
    “A proposed library in Camden County won’t use the Dewey Decimal System. Instead, expect the DIY approach at a facility where patrons might check out saws, sanders and other handy gadgets. Freeholders voted Thursday night to…
  • Jan 23

    Changing Skyline: Temple’s plan comes together with new focus on library

    Changing Skyline: Temple’s plan comes together with new focus on library
    “Temple University has spent a billion dollars over the last decade transforming itself from a commuter college into a residential school that can draw students nationally. It’s added glassy classroom buildings, a ritzy skyscraper…
Rank this Week: 143

Slaw

Slaw

A Canadian cooperative weblog on all things legal.

http://www.slaw.ca
  • Jan 25

    Summaries Sunday: Maritime Law Book

    Summaries Sunday: Maritime Law Book
    Summaries of selected recent cases are provided each week to Slaw by Maritime Law Book. Every Sunday we present a precis of the latest summaries, a fuller version of which can be found on MLB-Slaw Selected Case Summaries at…
  • Jan 25

    Summaries Sunday: SOQUIJ

    Summaries Sunday: SOQUIJ
    Every week we present the summary of a decision handed down by a Québec court provided to us by SOQUIJ and considered to be of interest to our readers throughout Canada. SOQUIJ is attached to the Québec Department of…
  • Jan 25

    Summaries Sunday: OnPoint Legal Research

    Summaries Sunday: OnPoint Legal Research
    One Sunday each month OnPoint Legal Research provides Slaw with an extended summary of, and counsel’s commentary on, an important case from the British Columbia, Alberta, or Ontario court of appeal. Fraser Health Authority v.…
Rank this Week: 74

beSpacific

beSpacific

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

http://www.bespacific.com/
  • Jan 24

    The Forecasting Power of Consumer Attitudes for Consumer Spending

    The Forecasting Power of Consumer Attitudes for Consumer Spending
    Working Paper No. 14-10 by Michelle L. Barnes and Giovanni P. Olivei 2014 Series “The widely studied Reuters/Michigan Index of Consumer Sentiment is constructed from the answers to five questions from the more comprehensive…
  • Jan 24

    Economic Policy Uncertainty and Risk Spillovers in the Eurozone

    Economic Policy Uncertainty and Risk Spillovers in the Eurozone
    Bernal, Oscar and Gnabo, Jean-Yves and Guilmin, Grégory, Economic Policy Uncertainty and Risk Spillovers in the Eurozone (January 22, 2015). Available for download at SSRN: http://ssrn.com/abstract=2554046 “This paper focuses on…
  • Jan 24

    Education Rights and Wrong

    Education Rights and Wrong
    Heise, Michael, Education Rights and Wrongs: Publicly Funded Vouchers, State Constitutions, and Education Death Spirals (November 1, 2014). Available for download at SSRN: http://ssrn.com/abstract=2554070 “Professor Julie Mead considers…
Rank this Week: 25

Library Boy

Library Boy

Features legal research news. By Michel-Adrien Sheppard.

http://micheladrien.blogspot.com/
  • Jan 24

    Justice Canada Report on Federal Investment in Criminal Legal Aid

    Justice Canada Report on Federal Investment in Criminal Legal Aid
    In the most recent Weekly Checklist of federal government publications,  there is a link to a recent report written for Justice Canada by the research firm Prairie Research Associates entitled Maximizing the federal investment in…
  • Jan 24

    Roundup of SLA Twitter Chat on Honing Interpersonal Skill

    Roundup of SLA Twitter Chat on Honing Interpersonal Skill
    Last month, the international information professional organization SLA (Special Libraries Association) held a "Twitter Chat" on soft skills like interpersonal communication and professional relationships.The conversation on Twitter covered…
  • Jan 22

    Special Libraries Association Series on Tasks for Modern Info Pro

    Special Libraries Association Series on Tasks for Modern Info Pro
    The SLA (Special Libraries Association) published a report in 2013 called The Evolving Value of Information Management that identified 12 key tasks that information professionals must develop. The President of the SLA and other association…
Rank this Week: 764

University of New Hampshire School…

University of New Hampshire School of Law Library Blog

Provides law library news.

http://library.law.unh.edu/blog
  • Jan 24

    Sat. Jan 24: UNH Law School to Curtail Operation

    Sat. Jan 24: UNH Law School to Curtail Operation
    "UNH Law School will curtail operations and cancel all classes effective 12:00 pm on 01/24/2015. UNH Law School will resume normal operations effective 10:00 am on 01/25/2015."
  • Jan 23

    Update Your Westlaw Password Before Feb 1

    Update Your Westlaw Password Before Feb 1
    Westlaw is requiring all UNH Law users (faculty, staff, and students) to update their password starting the week of Feb 1. There are few things are more annoying than having to update a password in a hurry when you need a document ASAP, so I…
  • Jan 12

    Reminder: UNH Law Library is Closed on MLK Jr Day (Jan 19th).

    Reminder: UNH Law Library is Closed on MLK Jr Day (Jan 19th).
    The UNH Law Library will be closed next Monday, January 19th to observe Martin Luther King Jr Day. Our full friendly color-coded schedule is available here: http://library.law.unh.edu/CalendarAcce
Rank this Week: 3411

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/
  • Jan 23

    The Otis Family: Part 1

    The Otis Family: Part 1
    For many of us, the name James Otis brings up images of a Revolutionary patriot arguing against writs of assistance and decrying taxation without representation. What I, at least, didn't know was that  this Otis (James Otis, Jr.) was…
  • Dec 19

    Happy holidays to all!

    Happy holidays to all!
    Nothing like a few law-related puns to bring cheer to a holiday party! Our postcard collection, generously donated by Professor Michael Hoeflich, includes quite a few holiday-themed cards. Check out the webpage for our law in postcards…
  • Dec 10

    New acquisition: colonial American imprint of Henry Care's English Libertie

    New acquisition: colonial American imprint of Henry Care's English Libertie
    Henry Care's English Liberties, or the Free-born Subject's Inheritance was originally published in England around 1680 (the title page had no year). The book is a layman's guide to English law and government, with a focus on the Magna Cagna,…
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Cocky Law Blawg

Cocky Law Blawg

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

http://blawg.law.sc.edu
  • Jan 23

    This Week in Legal New

    This Week in Legal New
    The U.S. Supreme Court this week heard oral arguments in Rodriguez v. United States, a case that asks whether a police officer can extend a completed traffic stop to conduct a dog sniff, absent reasonable suspicion or other lawful…
  • Jan 19

    Who Are These People – Hon. Matthew J. Perry

    Who Are These People – Hon. Matthew J. Perry
    The Honorable Matthew J. Perry is our second entry into  the “Who Are These People” series.  Judge Perry, or should I say the painting of Judge Perry, hangs in the esteemed position directly above the reference…
  • Jan 16

    This Week in Legal New

    This Week in Legal New
    On Monday, the US Supreme Court heard a new religious rights case involving an Arizona town requiring a church to remove signs about its worship services. The US Court of Appeal for the 10th Circuit affirmed the dismissal of a lawsuit against…
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Pappas Law Library Blog

Pappas Law Library Blog

From the Boston University School of Law.

http://bulawinteractive.org/libraryblog/
  • Jan 23

    Statutory Research in Print Certification Cla

    Statutory Research in Print Certification Cla
    Curious about why many lawyers prefer statutory research in print?  Hoping to brush up your skills before beginning a new internship or job?  The Statutory Research in Print certification class will help you become more familiar…
  • Jan 22

    Admin Law Research Certification Cla

    Admin Law Research Certification Cla
    Researching the regulations promulgated by administrative agencies is an important component of U.S. legal research. This class will include finding regulations, working with the principal federal publications for locating agency regulations…
  • Jan 21

    New Resource: World Treaty Library

    New Resource: World Treaty Library
    Hein Online’s World Treaty Library is a significant step forward for those doing treaty research. Hein Online has been a great source for obtaining the texts of treaties: the U.S. Treaties and Agreements Library provides a range of…
Rank this Week: 3228

Law Library & Technology Blog

Law Library & Technology Blog

From the George Mason University School of Law.

http://blog.law.gmu.edu/library/
  • Jan 23

    EXPANDED ACCESS TO ABA PERIODICALS ON HEINONLINE

    EXPANDED ACCESS TO ABA PERIODICALS ON HEINONLINE
    Our HeinOnline subscription now includes expanded coverage of ABA publications. GMUSL patrons have access to more than 100 periodicals including the most recent editions. Students may find several titles of general interest: Student Lawyer…
  • Jan 20

    ADVANCED LEGAL RESEARCH FOR SEMINAR PAPERS

    ADVANCED LEGAL RESEARCH FOR SEMINAR PAPERS
    “Wait. The information I need to research this topic isn’t on Westlaw or Lexis? Google isn’t helpful either.  #$@&%*!”  No need to despair. Instead, attend a short seminar at 5:00pm on Thursday, January…
  • Jan 15

    Martin Luther King Jr. Day, 2015

    Martin Luther King Jr. Day, 2015
    In observance of Martin Luther King Jr. Day, the Law Library will be closed on Monday, January 19. The Birthday of Martin Luther King Jr. became a federal holiday (5 U.S.C. § 6103(a)) fifteen years after Martin Luther…
Rank this Week: 2100

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/
  • Jan 23

    American Planning Association Student Writing Competition

    American Planning Association Student Writing Competition
    The Planning & Law Division of the American Planning Association announces its 32nd Annual Smith-Babcock-Williams Student Writing Competition. The winning entry in the competition will be awarded a prize of $2,000 and will be submitted…
  • Jan 22

    Spring 2015 Library Research Certificate Seminar

    Spring 2015 Library Research Certificate Seminar
      The Law Library has another great line-up of Research Certificate Seminars for C|M|LAW students this Spring 2015 semester.  Once again, we have a couple new ways for you to take a Seminar, and don’t forget our special…
  • Jan 22

    This Just In: Bills, Quills, and Still

    This Just In: Bills, Quills, and Still
    Sometimes you just need a fun book to flip through, a book you don’t need to read cover to cover (what law student has time for that?), a book with plenty of pictures. That’s what you’ll find in Robert J. McWhirter’s…
Rank this Week: 753

Harrisburg Campus Library Blogs

Harrisburg Campus Library Blogs

From Widener Law.

http://blogs.lawlib.widener.edu/harrisburg
  • Jan 23

    Two Former Congressmen Weigh in on State of the Union Addre

    Two Former Congressmen Weigh in on State of the Union Addre
      President Barack Obama’s sixth State of the Union address included more generalities than specifics on many issues of concern to attorneys.  And some pressing legal-related topics never even got mentioned in the January 20…
  • Jan 22

    Things to Keep In Mind

    Things to Keep In Mind
      According to Peter Rowntree, a recent graduate of the University of Toronto Faculty of Law, the four things he wished he had known in law school are: 1.  Don’t take morning classes 2.  The importance of becoming an…
  • Jan 21

    Bloomberg Law Reference Desk

    Bloomberg Law Reference Desk
      Bloomberg Law has published a number of law report articles focused on law schools and students, including the “Ask a Hiring Attorney” series, which provides practical career advice to law students such as “How do I…
Rank this Week: 237

The Running Librarian

The Running Librarian

Covers legal publishing and web 2.0. By James Mullan.

http://www.therunninglibrarian.co.uk/
  • Jan 23

    Intranet resources - January 2015

    Intranet resources - January 2015
    One of my resolutions for 2015 was to blog more and definitely more about intranets. This is an area of rapid change and it's important for intranet managers to be aware of the changes and the developments which affect intranet design and…
  • Jan 20

    Unravelling Federated search

    Unravelling Federated search
    Some sort of knitting image!Martin White, who is well known for being an expert in the fields of search, information management and intranets has written a short but very useful piece on federated search.For anyone not familiar with the…
  • Jan 16

    Transforming your intranet into a digital workplace!

    Transforming your intranet into a digital workplace!
    Mark Morrell has written a very interesting article, which I would urge intranet managers in any organisation to read. In the article called "Is this your once in an intranet career opportunity"In it Mark describes how many organisation are…
Rank this Week: 931

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/
  • Jan 23

    Zeta wins award

    Zeta wins award
    The Zeutschel Zeta bookscanner, which the Barco Law Library offers for the use of students and faculty, has won gold and silver awards from the 2015 inaugural Modern Library Awards, created to recognize the top products in the library…
  • Jan 21

    Smithsonian offers access to Selma Freedom March song

    Smithsonian offers access to Selma Freedom March song
    Carl Benkert was a successful architectural interior designer from Detroit who had come down South in 1965 with a group of local clergy to take part and bear witness to the historic march for voting rights from Selma to Montgomery, Alabama. …
  • Jan 20

    New Search Engine for USDA Research from the National Agriculture Library

    New Search Engine for USDA Research from the National Agriculture Library
    The National Agricultural Library (NAL) has launched PubAg, a user-friendly search engine that gives the public enhanced access to research published by U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) scientists. NAL is part of USDA’s…
Rank this Week: 1065

ZiefBrief

ZiefBrief

Announcements, news and legal research tips & tools from University of San Francisco's Dorraine Zief Law Library.

http://ziefbrief.typepad.com/ziefbrief/
  • Jan 23

    USF Email Restored

    USF Email Restored
    It appears that USF personnel are receiving emails again. However, if you sent us an email yesterday and you don't hear back from us within one business day, you may want to resend the email to ensure we receive it.
  • Jan 22

    No Research Librarian Sat. 1/31/15

    No Research Librarian Sat. 1/31/15
    There will be no Research Librarian on duty Saturday, January 31, 2015.
  • Jan 22

    USF Email Down Today

    USF Email Down Today
    If you're trying to get in touch with anyone at USF, be aware that USF's email is down today. Faculty and staff haven't been receiving incoming emails since early this morning. We have not received any information on when this...
Rank this Week: 1187

National Indian Law Library --…

National Indian Law Library -- News

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

http://nilllibrary.blogspot.com/
  • Jan 23

    NILL added new content to the Indian Law Bulletins on 1/23

    NILL added new content to the Indian Law Bulletins on 1/23
    * U.S. Courts of Appeals Bulletin http://www.narf.org/nill/bulletins/cta/2015cta.htmlRancheria v. Jewell (land into trust; gaming)* State Courts Bulletinhttp://www.narf.org/nill/bulletins/state/2015state.htmlMiccosukee Tribe of Indians of…
  • Jan 16

    NILL added new content to the Indian Law Bulletins on 1/16

    NILL added new content to the Indian Law Bulletins on 1/16
    * U.S. Supreme Court Bulletin http://www.narf.org/nill/bulletins/sct/2014-2015update.htmlSee the Tribal Supreme Court Project's Update Memoranda for January 15, 2015.* State Courts…
  • Jan 12

    NILL added new content to the U.S. Supreme Court Bulletin on 1/11

    NILL added new content to the U.S. Supreme Court Bulletin on 1/11
    * U.S. Supreme Court Bulletin http://www.narf.org/nill/bulletins/sct/2014-2015update.htmlPetition for certiorari was filed in Wisconsin v. Lac Courte Oreilles Band of Lake Superior Chippewa Indians of Wisconsin (enforcement of judgment,…
Rank this Week: 2247

AALL's Washington Blawg

AALL's Washington Blawg

From the American Association of Law Libraries.

http://aallwash.wordpress.com
  • Jan 23

    “Understanding the Federal Budget Process” Feb. 11 Online Advocacy Training

    “Understanding the Federal Budget Process” Feb. 11 Online Advocacy Training
    Does the federal budget process seem like an insiders’ game? You don’t have to be a policy wonk to understand the budget cycle and its impact on libraries! Join the Government Relations Office staff for a 30 minute online advocacy…
  • Jan 21

    Congressional Republicans Shift Attention to Net Neutrality Rule

    Congressional Republicans Shift Attention to Net Neutrality Rule
    By Elizabeth Holland Congress will hold back-to-back hearings on net neutrality today in the House Energy and Commerce subcommittee on Technology and Communications and the Senate Commerce Committee, giving lawmakers an opportunity to weigh…
  • Jan 14

    Civil Society Groups Issue Progress Report on Open Government NAP

    Civil Society Groups Issue Progress Report on Open Government NAP
    By Elizabeth Holland A collection of civil society groups, convened by OpentheGovernment.org and including AALL, has released the second of three progress reports on the U.S. government’s 2014-2015 National Action Plan (NAP)…
Rank this Week: 4304

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
  • Jan 23

    Exhibit talk: "Murder and Women in 19th-Century America"

    Exhibit talk: "Murder and Women in 19th-Century America"
    “Murder and Women in 19th-Century America: Trial Accounts in the Yale Law Library” An exhibition talk by MIKE & EMMA WIDENER, curators Friday, January 30 11:00am – 12:00pm Room 122, Yale Law School 127 Wall Street, New…
  • Jan 14

    7th Annual Morris L. Cohen Student Essay Competition

    7th Annual Morris L. Cohen Student Essay Competition
    The Legal History and Rare Books (LH&RB) Section of the American Association of Law Libraries (AALL), in cooperation with Cengage Learning, announces the Seventh Annual Morris L. Cohen Student Essay Competition. The competition is named…
  • Jan 12

    Library Tip: Study Break - Check out Library Exhibits!

    Library Tip: Study Break - Check out Library Exhibits!
    Dear Students: We are glad you enjoyed the study-break snacks your library staff provided last week in the Student Lounge. If you are looking for other study-break ideas, here’s one: library exhibits. The librarians enjoy pulling…
Rank this Week: 160

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
  • Jan 23

    Exhibit talk: "Murder and Women in 19th-Century America"

    Exhibit talk: "Murder and Women in 19th-Century America"
    “Murder and Women in 19th-Century America: Trial Accounts in the Yale Law Library” An exhibition talk by MIKE & EMMA WIDENER, curators Friday, January 30 11:00am – 12:00pm Room 122, Yale Law School 127 Wall Street, New…
  • Jan 14

    7th Annual Morris L. Cohen Student Essay Competition

    7th Annual Morris L. Cohen Student Essay Competition
    The Legal History and Rare Books (LH&RB) Section of the American Association of Law Libraries (AALL), in cooperation with Cengage Learning, announces the Seventh Annual Morris L. Cohen Student Essay Competition. The competition is named…
  • Dec 17

    A papal bull against bullfighting

    A papal bull against bullfighting
    One of our most interesting recent acquisitions is a papal bull against bullfighting: Bulla S.D. N. Pii Pape V. Super prohibitione agitationis Taurorum & Ferarum, & annulatione votorum & iuramentorum, super eisdem pro tempore…
Rank this Week: 260

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
  • Jan 23

    Norwegian Constitution – Pic of the Week

    Norwegian Constitution – Pic of the Week
    The following is a guest post by Brian Kuhagen, now the law serials cataloger in the Collection Services Division at the Law Library of Congress.  Brian mostly works on classifying older serial titles in our foreign law collections. In…
  • Jan 22

    Magna Carta Lecture Series: Law in the Lives of Medieval Women

    Magna Carta Lecture Series: Law in the Lives of Medieval Women
    The lecture delivered by Professor Ruth Mazo Karras, medievalist and chair of the Department of History at the University of Minnesota, was the fourth of the Law Library’s series of complementary lectures to the exhibition: …
  • Jan 21

    A Congress.gov Interview with Kelly Yuzawa, Specialist in Legislative Information Systems Management

    A Congress.gov Interview with Kelly Yuzawa, Specialist in Legislative Information Systems Management
    Kelly Yuzawa is a specialist in legislative information systems management within the Congressional Research Service (CRS) of the Library of Congress.  Kelly works with Amy, who was interviewed last week, in CRS.  This…
Rank this Week: 358

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/
  • Jan 23

    Free resource: “Historical Thesaurus of English”

    Free resource: “Historical Thesaurus of English”
    For fans of old words and synonyms, the Historical Thesaurus of English from the University of Glasgow may be of interest: The HT is the only online resource to make every English word from the last 1,000 years and its meaning available to…
  • Jan 22

    New Library Exhibit: Where Mis’ry Moan

    New Library Exhibit: Where Mis’ry Moan
    Historical & Special Collections is pleased to announce that its new exhibit “‘Where Mis’ry Moans': Four Prison Reformers in 18th & 19th Century England” is now on view in the Caspersen Room on the fourth floor…
  • Jan 22

    Announcing the Lexis Digital Library!

    Announcing the Lexis Digital Library!
    Harvard faculty, students and staff may check out titles that the HLS Library owns in print on the Lexis Digital Library platform hosted by Overdrive. The collection includes primary and secondary sources, study aid sources, and newsletters.…
Rank this Week: 2122

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

Collection Development Blog

Collection Development Blog

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

http://obelix.lib.hku.hk/cdblog
  • Jan 23

    Law journals – Table of Contents (A)

    Law journals – Table of Contents (A)
    Selected Law Journals: Table of Contents This list covers top ranked (A or A*) law journals selected from the ARC (Australian Research Council) ranked journal list and Asian law related journals of interest to the HKU community. Table of…
  • Jan 23

    Law journals – Table of Contents (B)

    Law journals – Table of Contents (B)
    Selected Law Journals: Table of Contents This list covers top ranked (A or A*) law journals selected from the ARC (Australian Research Council) ranked journal list and Asian law related journals of interest to the HKU community. Table of…
  • Jan 22

    Law journals – Table of Contents (A)

    Law journals – Table of Contents (A)
    Selected Law Journals: Table of Contents This list covers top ranked (A or A*) law journals selected from the ARC (Australian Research Council) ranked journal list and Asian law related journals of interest to the HKU community. Table of…
Rank this Week: 172

Homeless Law Blog

Homeless Law Blog

Features questions and answers about how the law affects homeless life. By Linda Tashbook.

http://homelesslaw.wordpress.com
Rank this Week: 2160

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: 926

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
  • Jan 22

    Hello from your new Student Services Librarian!

    Hello from your new Student Services Librarian!
    My name is Kim Mattioli, and I just started the New Year off with a new position as the Student Services Librarian here in the law library. I’m likely familiar to many of you since I’ve been working part-time in the library for…
  • Dec 19

    What’s Your Research Resolution?

    What’s Your Research Resolution?
    With the New Year speeding towards us, many of us will start out the year with a New Year’s Resolution.  Often these resolutions revolve around one’s health or one’s career, the purpose being to purge oneself of bad…
  • Nov 19

    Roving the Repository: Alumni New

    Roving the Repository: Alumni New
    While roving the Law Library’s digital repository this month, I came across several law school publications for alumni.  In addition to current scholarship, the repository is growing its retrospective collection, and throughout our…
Rank this Week: 4288

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/
  • Jan 22

    Spring 2015 Mindfulness Workshop

    Spring 2015 Mindfulness Workshop
    February 5 through April 2 Register now! What is mindfulness, & how is it helpful in law school/practice? Law students and attorneys across the country are using mindfulness techniques to improve their focus, manage stress, and…
  • Dec 17

    Yes, Virginia, There <i>is</i> an Arthur J. Morri

    Yes, Virginia, There &lt;i&gt;is&lt;/i&gt; an Arthur J. Morri
    Some of "The Many Faces of AJM" His name adorns the library entrance, extending a silent welcome to all in our community who seek to learn the law. Though he never utters a word aloud (it is a library, after all), his face faithfully greets…
  • Dec 15

    Breathing Through the Final Week of Exam

    Breathing Through the Final Week of Exam
    Breathe through the homestretch of finals period during our last two 15-minute guided meditation breaks of the semester -- Monday, December 15 at 12:30pm and Wednesday, December 17 at 3:30pm in the Law Library’s Klaus Room. Anytime…
Rank this Week: 1675

The Fred Parks Law Library Blog

The Fred Parks Law Library Blog

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

http://thefredparkslawlibrary.blogspot.com/
  • Jan 22

    Throwback Thursday: Memorial edition

    Throwback Thursday: Memorial edition
    By Heather Kushnerick, Special Collections Librarian & College ArchivistDean Garland Walker, 1980.        Thirty years ago, on January 21, 1985, South Texas College of Law held a memorial service for Dean Garland…
  • Jan 20

    Collection Spotlight - Texas Governor

    Collection Spotlight - Texas Governor
    by Barbara Szalkowski, Senior Catalog LibrarianNow Appearing in the Library!In recognition of the inauguration of a new Texas Governorthis week, we spotlight the biography ofMiriam A ("Ma") and James E. ("Pa") Ferguson,two of the more…
  • Jan 13

    Westlaw Student Study Aids Troubleshooting

    Westlaw Student Study Aids Troubleshooting
    Several current students at South Texas College of Law have received the following error message when trying to access Student Study Aids in Westlaw:Apparently that portion of Westlaw works best using the Microsoft Explorer browser.  If…
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The Competitive Edge

The Competitive Edge

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

http://blog.law.cornell.edu/library
  • Jan 22

    New Books List for January 2015

    New Books List for January 2015
    Every month the Cornell Law Library adds new titles to its collection. The most recent additions for January 2015 are posted, here. A few highlights from this month’s additions are featured below. eQuality: The Struggle for Web…
  • Jan 21

    Spring Carrel Sign-Up Information

    Spring Carrel Sign-Up Information
    Carrels are available for signup on a first-come, first-serve basis for 2Ls, 3Ls, and LLMs ONLY. Students working on journals or as research assistants for professors receive priority and can sign up for a carrel a day early on January 21st…
  • Jan 16

    MLK Day and Spring Semester Hour

    MLK Day and Spring Semester Hour
    Spring semester regular hours will begin this weekend: Saturday, Jan 17- 10:30am-5:00pm Sunday, Jan 18- 10:30am-8:00pm We will be closed on Monday, Jan 19 in observance of Martin Luther King Jr. Day.
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The Blackacre Times

The Blackacre Times

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

http://theblackacretimes.com/
  • Jan 22

    Magna Carta is 800 years old

    Magna Carta is 800 years old
    The year 2015 marks the 800th Anniversary of the signing of the Magna Carta by King John. The Magna Carta, or the Great Charter of Liberty, is widely viewed as the foundation for individual liberties and the rule of law. The history of the…
  • Jan 20

    Origins of the Martin L. King, Jr. Federal Holiday

    Origins of the Martin L. King, Jr. Federal Holiday
    By Darius Wood Martin Luther King, Jr.’s birthday is one of the ten federal holidays, and only one of two federal holidays that is for an individual – Washington’s Birthday is the other. “President Ronald Reagan signed…
  • Jan 16

    Interview Season is Upon Us, or Not All Those Who Wander Are Lost

    Interview Season is Upon Us, or Not All Those Who Wander Are Lost
    by Murtaza Khwaja The Judicial Clerkship Job Fair and the Public Sector Job Fair are both coming up in the next few weeks, and 1Ls are finally able to join the rest of us in applying for upcoming jobs, internships, and/or other positions.…
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Jenkins Law Library Blog

Jenkins Law Library Blog

Covers technology and legal research.

https://www.jenkinslaw.org/blog
  • Jan 22

    Jenkins Research Tip: Finding Purdon's Pennsylvania Statutes Online

    Jenkins Research Tip: Finding Purdon's Pennsylvania Statutes Online
    Find the unofficial, unannotated Pennsylvania Statutes free online, provided by WestlawNext at http://tinyurl.com/PennsylvaniaStatutes. Both the Pennsylvania Consolidated Statutes (Pa.C.S.) and Purdon's Unconsolidated Statutes (P.S.) are…
  • Jan 15

    Jenkins On Your Desktop: Food Magazines on General OneFile

    Jenkins On Your Desktop: Food Magazines on General OneFile
    Next week Philadelphia foodies will partake in Restaurant Week with discounted meals at a variety of Center City restaurants, including City Tavern, Knock, Oyster House, Smokin' Betty's, Zama, and more. To celebrate Restaurant Week, take a…
  • Dec 19

    Year in Review: Jenkins Collection Growth for 2014

    Year in Review: Jenkins Collection Growth for 2014
    The staff at Jenkins continuously work to build our collection of print and electronic resources each year. Here are some of the collection highlights of 2014: Our print collection grew by over 800 titles, some of which introduced new and/or…
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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/
  • Jan 22

    Judge Charles Bechhoefer (1864-1932)

    Judge Charles Bechhoefer (1864-1932)
    Charles Bechhoefer was born on January 1, 1864 at Woodbury, Pennsylvania.  He graduated from the University of Michigan Law Department in 1985.  He moved to Minnesota shortly thereafter, arriving in St. Paul on July 4th, 1885. …
  • Jan 14

    My Way is the Skyway

    My Way is the Skyway
    The St. Paul skyway system has generated its own discussion among the downtown community in the last year, particularly after last year’s arrest incident. Debate over what human behavior was acceptable in the skyway system,…
  • Jan 9

    Don’t Let Your Stress Melt Down on You

    Don’t Let Your Stress Melt Down on You
    The combination of the holidays, the weather, and professional demands are challenging enough for the best of us.   In addition, you may find that personal problems are pushing you dangerously close to your own Coach Yeo meltdown…
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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
  • Jan 22

    Multnomah County Circuit Courthouse Project: Public Meetings (Jan & Feb 2015)

    Multnomah County Circuit Courthouse Project: Public Meetings (Jan &amp; Feb 2015)
    The Oregonian reports that: Multnomah County wants input for new courthouse project This information is not yet posted at the Multnomah County Circuit Court website, but you can contact the Court if you have questions. From their Contact Us…
  • Jan 20

    Oregon Attorney General’s 2014 Public Records and Meetings Manual

    Oregon Attorney General’s 2014 Public Records and Meetings Manual
    The  Oregon Attorney General’s 2014 Public Records and Meetings Manual is available for viewing and purchase.  (The last edition was published in 2011.) Please visit the ODOJ website for information on downloading and ordering…
  • Jan 20

    CLEs for Oregon Solo and Small Firm Practitioners: Legal Lunchbox Serie

    CLEs for Oregon Solo and Small Firm Practitioners: Legal Lunchbox Serie
    The OSB Sole and Small Firm Practitioners’ Section executive committee is starting a series of free or low-cost (for non-SSFP members) CLEs that may be of interest to solos or small firm practitioners. The series starts Wednesday,…
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Oregon Legal Research

Oregon Legal Research

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

http://blog.oregonlegalresearch.com/
  • Jan 22

    Multnomah County Circuit Courthouse Project: Public Meetings (Jan & Feb 2015)

    Multnomah County Circuit Courthouse Project: Public Meetings (Jan &amp; Feb 2015)
    The Oregonian reports that: Multnomah County wants input for new courthouse project This information is not yet posted at the Multnomah County Circuit Court website, but you can contact the Court if you have questions. From their Contact Us…
  • Jan 20

    Oregon Attorney General’s 2014 Public Records and Meetings Manual

    Oregon Attorney General’s 2014 Public Records and Meetings Manual
    The  Oregon Attorney General’s 2014 Public Records and Meetings Manual is available for viewing and purchase.  (The last edition was published in 2011.) Please visit the ODOJ website for information on downloading and ordering…
  • Jan 20

    CLEs for Oregon Solo and Small Firm Practitioners: Legal Lunchbox Serie

    CLEs for Oregon Solo and Small Firm Practitioners: Legal Lunchbox Serie
    The OSB Sole and Small Firm Practitioners’ Section executive committee is starting a series of free or low-cost (for non-SSFP members) CLEs that may be of interest to solos or small firm practitioners. The series starts Wednesday,…
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Off the Shelf - The Osgood Hall…

Off the Shelf - The Osgood Hall Law School Library Blog

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

http://libblog.osgoode.yorku.ca
  • Jan 22

    New HeinOnline Resources Added to the Library Catalogue

    New HeinOnline Resources Added to the Library Catalogue
    Approximately 1,800 new HeinOnline resources have been added to the library catalogue: HeinOnline Core Collection 14 new titles Foreign Relations of the U.S. 2 new titles History of International Law 11 new titles Intellectual Property Law…
  • Jan 16

    Research sessions for upper year and graduate student

    Research sessions for upper year and graduate student
    The library is pleased to offer the following research sessions for upper year and graduate students: 1. Working with Case Law – January 21 2. Working with Legislation – January 28 3. Finding Journal Articles – February 4 4.…
  • Jan 13

    New Irwin Law Titles Available Online

    New Irwin Law Titles Available Online
    The 2014 titles published by Irwin Law are available online including: Visit eBrary for the complete list of recent Irwin Law titles.
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Moritz Legal Information Blog

Moritz Legal Information Blog

Legal information and research resouces. By the Michael E. Moritz Law Library at Ohio State University.

http://moritzlegalinformation.blogspot.com/
  • Jan 22

    Feathered Profs - A List of Law Professors Who Use Twitter

    Feathered Profs - A List of Law Professors Who Use Twitter
    We've written here fairly extensively about Twitter, and it's no wonder. Twitter presents a fascinating opportunity for librarians to learn new systems for organizing data. Hashtags are really just like the subject headings in a library…
  • Jan 21

    Exhibits on Civil Rights: Online and Nearby

    Exhibits on Civil Rights: Online and Nearby
    In continuing recognition of the 50th anniversary of the Civil Rights Act, here are several exhibitions which might be of interest: At the Library of Congress website, The Civil Rights Act of 1964: A Long Struggle for Freedom.  The…
  • Jan 16

    The Silk Road and Search and Seizure

    The Silk Road and Search and Seizure
    Professor Ric Simmons recently posted on his new blog about Fourth Amendment issues related to the Silk Road. The Silk Road is part of the dark web/deep web/dark Internet---that part of the Internet that isn’t searched by Google. Though…
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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
  • Jan 22

    Staff Spotlight: Aithyni Rucker – Does “Cultural Fit” have a Negative Impact on Diversity & Inclusion?

    Staff Spotlight: Aithyni Rucker &ndash; Does &ldquo;Cultural Fit&rdquo; have a Negative Impact on Diversity &amp; Inclusion?
      “Does “Cultural Fit” have a Negative Impact on Diversity & Inclusion?” By Aithyni Rucker Aithyni Rucker is a Career Counselor and Diversity Coordinator at Charlotte School of Law.  This article was…
  • Jan 21

    Entrepreneurial Practice Portal: Digital Tools and Skills for the 21st Century Lawyer

    Entrepreneurial Practice Portal: Digital Tools and Skills for the 21st Century Lawyer
    Because of changes in the legal profession, legal education also much change.  Charlotte School of Law was designed and developed by legal educators who realized that old models of legal education must be improved upon.  Our mission…
  • Jan 20

    Spring 2015 Library Booklist

    Spring 2015 Library Booklist
    The Spring 2015 Library Booklist has been posted on the Charlotte Law Library in a Nutshell Guide, and is available for viewing and download. If you have any questions about the Booklist please call the Circulation Desk at (704) 971-8574.…
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The BIALL Blog

The BIALL Blog

From the British and Irish Association of Law Librarians.

http://biall.blogspot.com/
  • Jan 22

    Sponsorship for individual editions of the BIALL Newsletter

    Sponsorship for individual editions of the BIALL Newsletter
    Marianne Barber, BIALL President, today announced the next raft of sponsorship for individual editions of the BIALL Newsletter from May 2015 – March 2016. This will open at 9am on Wednesday 21st January 2015 and will close on February…
  • Jan 8

    What will 2015 bring?

    What will 2015 bring?
    I had to ask.  I'd also like to indulge in a 1980's classic film, vintage future forecasting in Back to the Future 2 (set in 2015): What's in store from:Apple - Well Mashable have provided a list of predictions that we should look out…
  • Jan 6

    Last Chance to Book: SLA Europe Winter Warmer Quiz – London, Tuesday 13 January 2015

    Last Chance to Book: SLA Europe Winter Warmer Quiz – London, Tuesday 13 January 2015
    There are just a few spaces left for our ever popular quiz night.  Book now to avoid disappointment.Event: Winter Warmer Quiz – London, Tuesday 13 January 2015When: Tuesday, 13 January 2015 @ 18:00 - 22:00 pmWhere: Balls…
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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
  • Jan 21

    CFP: Artificial Intelligence and Law—Special Issue in Honor of Jon Bing

    CFP: Artificial Intelligence and Law—Special Issue in Honor of Jon Bing
    A call for papers has been issued for a special issue in honor of the late Jon Bing, of the journal Artificial Intelligence and Law. Provisionally, the selected papers will...
  • Jan 20

    The Heyman Center: Interdisciplinary Conference on American Immigration

    The Heyman Center: Interdisciplinary Conference on American Immigration
    The Society of Fellows in the Humanities (Columbia University) will be presenting “Managing Borders: An Interdisciplinary Conference on American Immigration Marking the 50th Anniversary of the Immigration and Nationality Act...
  • Jan 19

    CFP LatCrit 2015: Twentieth Anniversary Conference—Anaheim, CA

    CFP LatCrit 2015: Twentieth Anniversary Conference—Anaheim, CA
    Calls for Proposals are being accepted for the Twentieth Anniversary Conference of LatCrit takes place Oct. 1-3, 2015 at the DoubleTree at Hilton Hotel Anaheim – Orange County. The theme is Critical...
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Due Process

Due Process

By the Georgetown Law Library.

https://blogs.commons.georgetown.edu/dueprocess/
  • Jan 21

    Spring 2015 Faculty RA Training

    Spring 2015 Faculty RA Training
    The library will be offering two research training sessions for new faculty research assistants this spring. In this training, research assistants will learn about library services and policies and will gain an introduction to our databases…
  • Jan 21

    State of the Union Address Archive

    State of the Union Address Archive
    Last night, President Barack Obama delivered the sixth State of the Union address of his presidency. Did you know you can access all of the other State of the Union addresses at the American Presidency Project?  While many have been…
  • Jan 13

    The Charlie Hebdo Attacks In France Last Week

    The Charlie Hebdo Attacks In France Last Week
    Paris and two of its suburbs were the latest locations of attacks perpetuated by Islamic extremists. Sunday, over a million people of various faiths gathered in Paris to show solidarity in wake of the turmoil caused by the violent events.…
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TSLL TechScans

TSLL TechScans

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

http://tslltechscans.blogspot.com/
  • Jan 21

    Link Rot, Content Drift, and Reference Rot

    Link Rot, Content Drift, and Reference Rot
    The Internet is a fluid machine and the pages that make up the Web are only representative of the present. Links to web pages from last year, and sometimes even last month, are frequently obsolete. As these references become more common in…
  • Jan 9

    RIMMF 3 now available from The MARC of Quality

    RIMMF 3 now available from The MARC of Quality
    Some of you may be familiar with the original "RIMMF," which stands for "RDA in Many Metadata Formats." RIMMF was developed by Deborah and Richard Fritz of The MARC of Quality (TMQ), a library training and consulting firm, as a visualization…
  • Dec 19

    Expensing e-books: how much should patron habit influence collection development?

    Expensing e-books: how much should patron habit influence collection development?
    This article by Terrance L. Cottress and Brigitte Bell explores the difficulties in managing print and ebook expenditures in today's libraries.http://dx.doi.org/10.1108/BL-09-2014-0023TSLL Tech Scans Blog
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Lachance on Law

Lachance on Law

Covers the access and use of online legal information. By Colin Lachance, President of the Canadian Legal Information Institute (CanLII).

http://lachanceonlaw.wordpress.com/
  • Jan 21

    Confessions of a failed hand model

    Confessions of a failed hand model
    With a title like that, you might not expect that this is a post about Alternative Business Structures (ABS) in the legal profession. Bear with me and I’ll get to the point. Ten years ago, my hand modelling career ended abruptly after…
  • Jan 20

    Are your spidey-senses tingling?

    Are your spidey-senses tingling?
    A spider knows instantly when a fresh meal has been ensnared in its web. Through a physiology that permits even the tiniest external vibrations to be felt directly by its nervous system, spiders are phenomenally attuned to their environment…
  • May 22

    The Price of Open and Free

    The Price of Open and Free
    On May 1st, a Texas law student uploaded the specs for 3D printing of a single-shot pistol to the web – specs that were downloaded over 100,000 times before the U.S. State Department asked that he remove them from his site.…
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Cleveland Law Library Weblog

Cleveland Law Library Weblog

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

http://suealtmeyer.typepad.com/cleveland_law_library_web/
  • Jan 21

    New Ohio Video Available for Ohioans Called to Serve as Jurors in Ohio State Court

    New Ohio Video Available for Ohioans Called to Serve as Jurors in Ohio State Court
    A new video is now available for Ohioans who are called to serve as jurors in Ohio's state courts. This new video covers: What to expect during the jury selection process Procedures for jury deliberations Proper courtroom behavior It is...
  • Jan 15

    Tech Thursday: Free Online Background Check

    Tech Thursday: Free Online Background Check
    Doing a backgroung check on yourself now and then can be a good thing. In her article "How to do a free online background check", Kim Komando gives us a few reasons. She writes "There might be erroneous information about...
  • Jan 8

    Tech Thursday: Be Careful Of The Apps You Install

    Tech Thursday: Be Careful Of The Apps You Install
    Apps, we all have them on our phones. The trick is knowing which ones are "spying" on us. In her article "The Worst Apps for Privacy", Natasha Stokes writes that "...our smartphones are an even greater treasure trove of behavioral...
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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
  • Jan 21

    UNPUBLISHED OPINION: Matter of A.J.

    UNPUBLISHED OPINION: Matter of A.J.
    The Montana Supreme Court has issued an Unpublished Opinion in the following matter: CIVIL – DEPENDENT NEGLECT DA 14-0366, 2015 MT 17N, IN THE MATTER OF: A.J., A Youth in Need of Care.
  • Jan 21

    UNPUBLISHED OPINION: Ellison v. State

    UNPUBLISHED OPINION: Ellison v. State
    The Montana Supreme Court has issued an Unpublished Opinion in the following matter: CIVIL – POSTCONVICTION DA 13-0846, 2015 MT 16N, LIONEL SCOTT ELLISON, Petitioner and Appellant, v. STATE OF MONTANA, Respondent and Appellee.
  • Jan 20

    OPINION: City of Helena v. Heppner

    OPINION: City of Helena v. Heppner
    The Montana Supreme Court has issued an Opinion in the following matter: CRIMINAL – MUNICIPAL COURT APPEAL DA 14-0130, 2015 MT 15, CITY OF HELENA, Plaintiff and Appellee, v. RUDOLPH HEPPNER, Defendant and Appellant.
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