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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/
  • Sep 29

    The Exponential Law Firm - Part 2

    The Exponential Law Firm - Part 2
    The following is the second part of a 4 part post that expands upon a short introduction I gave to an ILTA session entitled, Do Robot Lawyers Dream of Billable Seconds? If you have not yet listened to the full session (and you have…
  • Sep 28

    The Exponential Law Firm - Part 1

    The Exponential Law Firm - Part 1
    The following is the 1st part of a 4 part post expanding on my short introduction to an ILTA session entitled, Do Robot Lawyers Dream of Billable Seconds? If you have not yet listened to the full session (and you have nothing better…
  • Sep 26

    Do Robot Lawyers Dream of Billable Seconds?

    Do Robot Lawyers Dream of Billable Seconds?
    I had the privilege and pleasure of moderating a terrific panel at the ILTA conference this year.  The title of the session was the title of this post.  And the intention of the session was to explore, not WHAT new technology was…
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beSpacific

beSpacific

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

http://www.bespacific.com/
  • Sep 29

    Why Employee Satisfaction Matters to Shareholders – Wharton

    Why Employee Satisfaction Matters to Shareholders – Wharton
    Knowledge@Wharton: “Happy workers make good workers, all to the benefit of the firm and its shareholders. That, at least, is the view on the progressive side of the management-theory spectrum. Others, of course, believe that…
  • Sep 29

    The Politicization of International Economic Institutions in US Public Debate

    The Politicization of International Economic Institutions in US Public Debate
    “Rixen, Thomas and Zangl, Bernhard, The Politicization of International Economic Institutions in US Public Debates (September 28, 2014). The Review of International Organizations: Volume 8, Issue 3, 2013, pp. 363-387. Available for…
  • Sep 29

    Measuring the Impact of Ebola: Will it Reach 1.4 Million?

    Measuring the Impact of Ebola: Will it Reach 1.4 Million?
    Josh Michaud and Jennifer Kates, Kaiser Family Foundation, September 29, 2014. “More than six months have passed since Ebola was first identified in West Africa, and the scale of the crisis continues to grow. Over the last few weeks…
Rank this Week: 34

Slaw

Slaw

A Canadian cooperative weblog on all things legal.

http://www.slaw.ca
  • Sep 29

    CALL/ACBD 2015 Call for Program Submission

    CALL/ACBD 2015 Call for Program Submission
    The Canadian Association of Law Libraries’s 2015 conference program committee has put out a call for program submissions. The conference is to be held May 3 – 6, 2015 in Moncton, New Brunswick. TURNING THE TIDE / RENVERSER LA…
  • Sep 29

    International Association of Law Libraries 2014

    International Association of Law Libraries 2014
    The 2014 course on International Law and Legal Information from the International Association of Law Libraries is taking place right now in Buenos Aires, Argentina. Of particular interest are the Tweets being posted to Twitter with the tag…
  • Sep 29

    When Waiving a Search Comes Back to Haunt You

    When Waiving a Search Comes Back to Haunt You
    How a client perceives a lawyer’s role in a transaction often depends on the client’s experience. At one end of the spectrum, a new homebuyer may believe that the lawyer will not only navigate the process, but will also personally…
Rank this Week: 54

Oregon Legal Research

Oregon Legal Research

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

http://blog.oregonlegalresearch.com/
  • Sep 29

    Oregon CURE: Citizens United for Rehabilitation of Errant

    Oregon CURE: Citizens United for Rehabilitation of Errant
    I just learned about Oregon’s CURE: Citizens United for Rehabilitation of Errants About: “CURE History: “CURE was formally constituted as a non-profit organization in 1975 in San Antonio, Texas by Charles and Pauline…
  • Sep 29

    Oregon Council on Court Procedure

    Oregon Council on Court Procedure
    The Council on Court Procedures is changing internet hosts, but the domain and the content remain (essentially) the same, with invaluable information on the Oregon Rules of Civil Procedure. There will be some adjustments, and you may need to…
  • Sep 29

    What is a Grand Bargain?

    What is a Grand Bargain?
    It seems that everywhere one turns, Congress, state legislators, and local elected officials are making “Grand Bargains.” So, what is a Grand Bargain? A “bargain” is, generally speaking (in “dictionary”…
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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
  • Sep 29

    Oregon CURE: Citizens United for Rehabilitation of Errant

    Oregon CURE: Citizens United for Rehabilitation of Errant
    I just learned about Oregon’s CURE: Citizens United for Rehabilitation of Errants About: “CURE History: “CURE was formally constituted as a non-profit organization in 1975 in San Antonio, Texas by Charles and Pauline…
  • Sep 29

    Oregon Council on Court Procedure

    Oregon Council on Court Procedure
    The Council on Court Procedures is changing internet hosts, but the domain and the content remain (essentially) the same, with invaluable information on the Oregon Rules of Civil Procedure. There will be some adjustments, and you may need to…
  • Sep 29

    What is a Grand Bargain?

    What is a Grand Bargain?
    It seems that everywhere one turns, Congress, state legislators, and local elected officials are making “Grand Bargains.” So, what is a Grand Bargain? A “bargain” is, generally speaking (in “dictionary”…
Rank this Week: 507

Election Law @ Moritz

Election Law @ Moritz

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

http://moritzlaw.osu.edu/electionlaw/
Rank this Week: 913

Library Boy

Library Boy

Features legal research news. By Michel-Adrien Sheppard.

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

    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 September 1-15, 2014 is now available on the Court website.The web page explains: "The Supreme Court of Canada Library lends materials…
  • Sep 29

    CBC Cross Country Checkup Radio Show on Future of Librarie

    CBC Cross Country Checkup Radio Show on Future of Librarie
    Yesterday afternoon, CBC Radio's Cross Country Checkup devoted its weekly national phone-in program to the topic of What's the future of the library in the age of Google? People who missed it can listen to the archived podcast on the CBC…
  • Sep 27

    Library of Parliament Legislative Summary of New Federal Prostitution Bill

    Library of Parliament Legislative Summary of New Federal Prostitution Bill
    The Library of Parliament recently published a legislative summary of Bill C-36, introduced in response to the Supreme Court of Canada's Bedford ruling of December 2013 that struck down sections of the Criminal Code relating to…
Rank this Week: 1129

The Gavel

The Gavel

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

http://law.okcu.edu/?cat=19
  • Sep 29

    Domestic Violence Awareness Month

    Domestic Violence Awareness Month
    By: Brian King, Reference Assistant, and Sabrina A. Davis, Reference LibrarianNational History (source: www.ncadv.org/takeaction/DomesticViolenceAwarenessMonth.php)In October 1981, the National Coalition Against Domestic Violence (NCADV)…
  • Sep 22

    Freedom to Read: Banned Books (& Comics) Week 2014

    Freedom to Read: Banned Books (& Comics) Week 2014
    Banned Books Week is being celebrated this year from September 21-21, 2014. Although the general slogan for the week is “Celebrating the Freedom to Read” (http://www.ala.org/bbooks/bannedbooksweek), this year’s focus is on…
  • Sep 19

    “A Night for the Innocent 2014″ – Tickets still available!

    “A Night for the Innocent 2014″ – Tickets still available!
    On Friday, September 26, 2014, Oklahoma City University School of Law is hosting “A Night for the Innocent 2014” in support of the school’s Oklahoma Innocence Project (OIP). Launched in August 2011, OIP is “dedicated…
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Library Stuff

Library Stuff

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

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

    ALA launches educational 3D printing policy campaign

    ALA launches educational 3D printing policy campaign
    “The American Library Association (ALA) today announced the launch of “Progress in the Making,”…a new educational campaign that will explore the public policy opportunities and challenges of 3D printer adoption by…
  • Sep 29

    Penn State Libraries create research guides for MOOC

    Penn State Libraries create research guides for MOOC
    “As MOOCs (massive online open courses) continue to gain in popularity, Penn State’s University Libraries have taken a proactive stance to provide research guides that will assist the teachers helping and the many students…
  • Sep 28

    Rural Maine libraries on borrowed time as towns seek ways to save tax dollar

    Rural Maine libraries on borrowed time as towns seek ways to save tax dollar
    “If not for a donation of 125 books by Maine authors this spring, the Cherryfield Free Public Library would not have added a new book to its collection in two years. If not for volunteers, the library in Liberty would not be open six…
Rank this Week: 716

Cincinnati Law Library Blog

Cincinnati Law Library Blog

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

http://cincinnatilaw.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 1142

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/
  • Sep 29

    I'll Just Google It

    I'll Just Google It
    Everybody knows how to use Google to find information--right?  Wrong, according to Motoko Rich's article, "Academic Skills on Web Are Tied to Income Level," New York Times, Sept. 24, 2014, at A23.  A new study done by…
  • Sep 27

    New ABA Law School Accreditation Standard

    New ABA Law School Accreditation Standard
    The ABA Section of Legal Education and Admissions to the Bar has released their most recent modifications to the standards for accrediting law schools. Here is a link to their handy Explanations PDF. I found it easier to read and more useful…
  • Sep 21

    Blog Action Day Coming Right up

    Blog Action Day Coming Right up
    Woo Hoo! Blog Action Day is coming up in October. This year the theme is inequality.I guess everybody has something to say about that.I'll be brooding upon the theme but e-mail me if you have brilliant insights to…
Rank this Week: 1068

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
  • Sep 29

    Call for Webinar Presenters—Global Legal Writing Skill

    Call for Webinar Presenters—Global Legal Writing Skill
    The Legal Writing Institute‘s Global Legal Writing Skills Committee seeks presenters for a series of webinars. The proposal deadline is Oct. 6, 2014. The Legal Writing Institute’s Global Legal Writing Skills Committee is planning…
  • Sep 29

    Law, Innovation, and Capital Markets—Austin, TX

    Law, Innovation, and Capital Markets—Austin, TX
    The University of Texas School of Law held the Massey Prize for Research in Law, Innovation, and Capital Markets Symposium Friday, Sept. 26, 2014. University of Texas School of Law Professor Henry T. C. Hu was awarded the Massey Prize. mw
  • Sep 29

    CFP: Trade, Law & Devel.—Special Issue on Government Procurement

    CFP: Trade, Law & Devel.—Special Issue on Government Procurement
    Trade, Law & Development invites submissions for a special issue on government procurement (v. 7 n. 1, summer 2015). The deadline is Feb. 15, 2015. Founded in 2009, the philosophy of Trade, Law and Development has been to generate and…
Rank this Week: 56

Law Library Blog

Law Library Blog

From the University of British Columbia Law Library.

http://law.library.ubc.ca/category/blog/
  • Sep 29

    New Books at the Law Library – September 29, 2014

    New Books at the Law Library – September 29, 2014
    LAW LIBRARY level 3: KJE995 .R45 2014 Norbert Reich, General Principles of EU Civil Law (Cambridge: Intersentia, 2014). LAW LIBRARY level 3: KZ6385 .M67 2014 James D. Morrow, Order within Anarchy: The Laws of War as an International…
  • Sep 23

    Printing from Laptop

    Printing from Laptop
    Did you know that you can send print jobs from your laptops? You can print from your own PCs / Macbooks laptops, via the UBCSecure wireless network, to our library printers. For information to set this up, see Pay for Print for Students,…
  • Sep 22

    New Books at the Law Library – September 22, 2014

    New Books at the Law Library – September 22, 2014
    LAW LIBRARY level 3: HD4903.5.C2 E473 2014 Carol Agócs, ed., Employment Equity in Canada: The Legacy of the Abella Report (Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 2014). LAW LIBRARY level 3: HD5481 .D58 2014 Blaine Donais, The Art and…
Rank this Week: 1379

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
  • Sep 29

    Property Law Appellate Court Opinion - 9/29/2014

    Property Law Appellate Court Opinion - 9/29/2014
    Category: Recent Decisions;Property Law Opinions;Declaratory Judgment Opinions Body: AC35868 - Heyman Associates No. 5, L.P. v. FelCor TRS Guarantor, L.P. (Declaratory judgment; "This case concerns the validity and enforceability of a…
  • Sep 29

    Family Law Appellate Court Opinions - 9/29/2014

    Family Law Appellate Court Opinions - 9/29/2014
    Category: Recent Decisions;Family Opinions Body: AC35409 - Altraide v. Altraide ("The defendant claims that the court abused its discretion by (1) ordering him to pay child support pendent lite, (2) awarding the plaintiff alimony, child…
  • Sep 29

    Contract Law Appellate Court Opinion - 9/29/2014

    Contract Law Appellate Court Opinion - 9/29/2014
    Category: Recent Decisions;Contract Law Opinions Body: AC35937 - 710 Long Ridge Operating Co. II, LLC v. Stebbins ("The plaintiff...appeals from the judgment of the trial court dismissing its action against the defendant.... On appeal, the…
Rank this Week: 1433

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/
  • Sep 29

    Need Help in Writing Your Paper?

    Need Help in Writing Your Paper?
    At the beginning of the semester there is lots of activity in the library—especially for those students who are writing a paper for a class, seminar, competition, and/or journals and law review. Don’t fret the law library has you…
  • Sep 26

    Workplace Professionalism 101 for New Associate

    Workplace Professionalism 101 for New Associate
    According to a recent survey by the Center for Professional Excellence at York College of Pennsylvania, new college graduates lack essential workplace professionalism skills. Examples of common unprofessional behaviors or attributes include:…
  • Sep 25

    Get to Know Your Faculty with the IR and the Faculty Blog

    Get to Know Your Faculty with the IR and the Faculty Blog
    Are you interested in finding out what your professor is writing and researching about? Well there are two things you may want to look into: Our institutional repository (Engaged Scholarship @CSU), and our law faculty blog. Our institutional…
Rank this Week: 589

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

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/
  • Sep 29

    2014-2015 Philip Hofer Prize for Collecting Books or Art

    2014-2015 Philip Hofer Prize for Collecting Books or Art
    Are you a Harvard student and collector? Consider applying for this year’s Philip Hofer Prize for Collecting Books or Art. This annual contest is run by the Houghton Library and the Harvard University Art Museums and the…
  • Sep 23

    Faculty Book Talk: Cass Sunstein’s Valuing Life: Humanizing the Regulatory State, Friday, October 10 at noon

    Faculty Book Talk: Cass Sunstein’s Valuing Life: Humanizing the Regulatory State, Friday, October 10 at noon
    The Harvard Law School Library staff invites you to attend a book talk and panel discussion in celebration of Professor Cass R. Sunstein’s recently published book, Valuing Life: Humanizing the Regulatory State. Sunstein is the Robert…
  • Sep 17

    Library Fest reminder and grand prize

    Library Fest reminder and grand prize
    The countdown to this year’s Love Your Library Fest is just two days! We hope to see you on Friday from 2-5pm in the Library for activities, games, an exhibit, chances to meet some legal information vendors, candy, and learning a…
Rank this Week: 1816

TSLL TechScans

TSLL TechScans

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

http://tslltechscans.blogspot.com/
  • Sep 29

    The Cost of Inaction

    The Cost of Inaction
    We all know that budgets are tight and it’s not always easy to integrate preservation work, especially when it comes to multimedia. However, failing to implement a preservation and/or conservation strategy can have its own costs. To…
  • Sep 19

    Draft LC-PCC Policy Statement on facsimiles and reproductions available for comment

    Draft LC-PCC Policy Statement on facsimiles and reproductions available for comment
    The Program for Cooperative Cataloging (PCC) has issued a draft LC-PCC Policy Statement which outlines proposed exceptions to the RDA instructions regarding facsimiles and reproductions. RDA currently instructs catalogers to describe a…
  • Sep 3

    Cataloger's Desktop interface changes and training resources.

    Cataloger's Desktop interface changes and training resources.
    The Library of Congress is rolling out a new interface for the Cataloger's Desktop product on September 10, 2014. This new interface will be simpler and cleaner; focus will be on search and retrieval instead of table of contents…
Rank this Week: 4267

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
  • Sep 29

    Links We Love Weekly Round-Up — September 29, 2014

    Links We Love Weekly Round-Up — September 29, 2014
    Online Court Archive PACER Says It Will Restore Access to Missing Records The Administrative Office of the U.S. Courts (or AO) has a plan to restore online access to documents that were controversially removed in August from PACER, the online…
  • Sep 25

    It’s Banned Books Week: September 21 – 27

    It’s Banned Books Week: September 21 – 27
    Each year many organizations focus on Banned Books Week, and for good reason.  Banned and challenged books inhibit our freedom to read and promote censorship, both of which are intimately linked to our freedom of speech.  The…
  • Sep 24

    ALR Student’s Corner: Thorp’s North Carolina Trial Practice Form

    ALR Student’s Corner: Thorp’s North Carolina Trial Practice Form
    It’s your first day on the job as a licensed Attorney.  You spent three, grueling years in law school, worked hard, and passed the bar exam.  A client walks into your office needing assistance with obtaining emergency custody…
Rank this Week: 1360

Strictly Legal - The Birkbeck Law…

Strictly Legal - The Birkbeck Law Librarian's Blog

Features library news, tips on new resources, links to useful web sites and more.

http://birkbecklibrarylaw.blogspot.com/
  • Sep 29

    A Law Unto Themselves - conversations with legal practitioner

    A Law Unto Themselves - conversations with legal practitioner
    Last month Radio 4 ran this short series (four episodes) in which Helena Kennedy spoke to eminent international lawyers and judges about their lives and careers. Episode 1 - Justice Michael Kirby, the first Australian High Court judge to come…
  • Sep 17

    New look library subject guide

    New look library subject guide
     The library subject guide for Law & Criminology has been revamped, and can be found at:http://www.bbk.ac.uk/lib/subguides/  Particularly recommended for new students wanting to find out about our collections and services.
  • Sep 12

    Opening hour

    Opening hour
    Ahead of the start of term, from tomorrow Saturday 13th September, the library will be open, and staffed from 10am - 6pm at the weekend and 10am - 10.30pm during the week. We return to term time hours on Monday 22nd September. Details of…
Rank this Week: 4227

Pappas Law Library Blog

Pappas Law Library Blog

From the Boston University School of Law.

http://bulawinteractive.org/libraryblog/
  • Sep 29

    Keeping up with the Law

    Keeping up with the Law
    Whether you are interested in a certain legal topic or trying to find a subject for your paper, legal news sources can be incredibly helpful.  Most practicing lawyers rely on a legal news source to keep up with their practice area.…
  • Sep 26

    The Office of the Reporter of Decision

    The Office of the Reporter of Decision
    Looking for an opinion from the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court or the Massachusetts Appeals Court? Try checking out the website of the Office of the Reporter of Decisions at:…
  • Sep 25

    The Training Season begins.

    The Training Season begins.
    Lexis Advance refreshed its look and platform as the new semester got underway this year. Many user-requested enhancements were added and Lexis is offering on-campus trainings and one-on-one sessions as well. To see all the upcoming dates…
Rank this Week: 4409

Legal Informatics Blog

Legal Informatics Blog

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

http://legalinformatics.wordpress.com
Rank this Week: 120

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
  • Sep 29

    Westlaw Day (7-8 October 2014)

    Westlaw Day (7-8 October 2014)
    You are cordially invited to the Westlaw Day training sessions.  Multiple sessions will be offered each day by Westlaw specialist trainer in the Computer Room, Lui Che Woo Law Library, 1/F Cheng Yu Tung Tower, Centennial Campus. …
  • Sep 25

    MedDRA Web-Based Browser Scheduled Downtime

    MedDRA Web-Based Browser Scheduled Downtime
    Due to required server maintenance, the MedDRA Web-Based Browser will not be available from Saturday, 27 Sep 2014 10pm to Sunday, 28 Sep 2014 6am; and Saturday, 4 Oct 2014 from 1pm to 11pm. addthis_url =…
  • Sep 16

    Scheduled System Maintenance on Wisenew

    Scheduled System Maintenance on Wisenew
    A system maintenance for Wisenews / Wisers Service Platforms has been scheduled on Saturday, 27 Sep 2014 from 18:00 to 23:15 (Hong Kong Time GMT+8). During this period, all services will be temporarily unavailable. addthis_url =…
Rank this Week: 201

Guilford Centre Weblog

Guilford Centre Weblog

Features library news and information. From the College of Law of England and Wales.

http://guildfordlibrary.wordpress.com
  • Sep 29

    Library Closure – Thursday morning, 2nd October

    Library Closure – Thursday morning, 2nd October
    Due to the first year LLB Inductions taking place this week, the library will be closed to all GDL and LPC students on Thursday 2nd October from 9.45 – 11.30am. If you are a regular library user we would be most grateful if…
  • Sep 28

    PLR Legal Research workshop dates now on Elite

    PLR Legal Research workshop dates now on Elite
    During October and November we’ll be putting on 45-minute legal research workshops for the benefit of LPC students undertaking your PLR assignment.  For a list of dates, either go to Elite/My Guildford/Sign up and Events, or click…
  • Sep 23

    Introduction to Referencing

    Introduction to Referencing
    Written by the authors of ‘Legal Skills’     Emily Finch and Stefan Fafinski have put together this very handy guide to Referencing. This will be useful to all our current students: a reminder to our LPC students…
Rank this Week: 62

Brandeis and Harlan Watch

Brandeis and Harlan Watch

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

http://brandeiswatch.wordpress.com/
  • Sep 28

    Lewis Dembitz and the Australian Ballot

    Lewis Dembitz and the Australian Ballot
    About a year or so ago, I was contacted by a producer (I have since forgotten his name) for the radio show / podcast Back Story with the American History Guys. He said they were thinking about doing a show on the history of elections in…
  • Sep 24

    President Obama quotes Brandeis (Sort Of)

    President Obama quotes Brandeis (Sort Of)
    It’s not every day you get a call from the White House. And since it isn’t likely to happen to me again, I figured I might as well write about it here. The incident didn’t end the way I had hoped it would, but at least I got…
  • Aug 31

    2 New Looks at New State Ice Co. v. Liebmann

    2 New Looks at New State Ice Co. v. Liebmann
    A new issue of the Journal of Supreme Court History has come out and as is often the case, that means there is a new article about Louis D. Brandeis. This issue’s (volume 39, number 2) article was written by Jessie Steffan…
Rank this Week: 3029

The Goodson Blogson

The Goodson Blogson

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

http://dukelawref.blogspot.com/
  • Sep 28

    Guide to International Legal Research 2014

    Guide to International Legal Research 2014
    The Goodson Law Library recently received the 2014 edition of the Guide to International Legal Research, available for consultation in the Reference Collection on level 3. The George Washington International Law Review first published the…
  • Sep 26

    225 Years of the U.S. Attorney General

    225 Years of the U.S. Attorney General
    Yesterday, U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder announced plans to resign his position once a successor is confirmed. Holder has helmed the Justice Department since February 2009; his service already marks the fourth-longest Attorney General…
  • Sep 9

    Oxford Handbooks on Law Available Online

    Oxford Handbooks on Law Available Online
    The Duke Libraries Catalog includes thousands of e-books, which are available to readers with a current University NetID and password. Law School researchers might be particularly interested in the collection of Oxford Handbooks Online: Law.…
Rank this Week: 985

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
Rank this Week: 287

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
Rank this Week: 356

Regent Law Library

Regent Law Library

Features library and legal news.

http://regentlawlibrary.blogspot.com/
  • Sep 28

    New Guide to 2L and 3L Study Aid

    New Guide to 2L and 3L Study Aid
  • Sep 17

    Featured Resources: Associate Justice Antonin Scalia

    Featured Resources: Associate Justice Antonin Scalia
    Below is a selection of titles authored by or related to Associate Justice Antonin Scalia. These books, and many similar resources, are included in the Law Library's collection.  Scalia dissents : writings of the Supreme Court's…
  • Sep 12

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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/
  • Sep 28

    Research Resources: Daily Report for Executives (BNA)

    Research Resources: Daily Report for Executives (BNA)
    If you are interested in a daily news service that covers legislative, regulatory, news, and expert analysis for business and commercial issues check the BNA Daily Report for Executives.  The Report also provides in-depth coverage of…
  • Sep 27

    DOJ Legislative Historie

    DOJ Legislative Historie
    A collection of federal legislative histories created by U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) library staff over the years, and previously available only to DOJ staff members, is now digitized and available to everyone here on the DOJ web site.…
  • Sep 24

    They're Baaack. . . ?: PACER Update

    They're Baaack. . . ?: PACER Update
    A recent WSJ post reported that the federal judiciary plans to restore online access to archives of federal case filings that had been removed from PACER.“We regret the disruption in electronic access to this information, but I am…
Rank this Week: 666

TMLL Library News

TMLL Library News

Covers current affairs, legal research, statutes and weblogs. From the Thurgood Marshall Law Library at the University of Maryland School of Law.

http://umlaw.typepad.com/tmll_news/
  • Sep 27

    Congress.gov: Out of Beta and New Enhancement

    Congress.gov: Out of Beta and New Enhancement
    The Library of Congress launched Congress.gov in beta two years ago to replace Thomas.gov as the official website for U.S. federal legislative information. This past week, the Library of Congress officially removed the beta label and released…
  • Sep 22

    Banned Books Week

    Banned Books Week
    Banned Books Week is an annual event celebrating the freedom to read and highlights the value of free and open access to information. Books are frequently banned for containing adult content, offens ive language, strong sexual content, or not…
  • Sep 2

    Today's Library Hours and Library Acce

    Today's Library Hours and Library Acce
    Click here for the Library's Access Policy
Rank this Week: 969

Legal Research is EASY

Legal Research is EASY

Covers basic legal research. By Bret Christensen.

http://legalresearchiseasy.blogspot.com/
  • Sep 26

    Send in the clown

    Send in the clown
    The other day I saw this big, muscly guy with tattoos all over his body.  I suspect when he was a younger man, the lines were sharp and straight, the colors bright and vibrant, and the images were the picture of…
  • Sep 19

    So much for impartiality

    So much for impartiality
    I suspect it all started with Elena Kagan.  Once upon a time, Elena, the once dean of Harvard Law School, wanted to be a supreme court justice.  So bad, in fact, that she quit her job at Harvard and became Solicitor General - just…
  • Sep 8

    It's just a moniker

    It's just a moniker
    Have you ever thought about how you want to be remembered when you die?  I know this guy who has no love for a particular religion but because he wanted his name plastered on the side of an academic building, he donated LOTS of money to…
Rank this Week: 2672

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/
  • Sep 26

    Bestlaw extension for Chrome browser

    Bestlaw extension for Chrome browser
    A new browser extension for the Chrome browser has been developed by a Berkeley law student. It's called Bestlaw and it "adds features to Westlaw Next to make legal research more efficient, cost-effective and enjoyable".  Once you…
  • Sep 26

    Fastcase partners with Clio

    Fastcase partners with Clio
    Fastcase, the legal research database, has announced that it is partnering with Clio, the time tracking practice management software.  By integrating the two,  legal professionals can track time spent researching without focusing…
  • Sep 25

    Title 52 of the US Code

    Title 52 of the US Code
    The Office of the Law Revision Counsel recently announced new Title 52 of the United States Code (U.S.C.),  Voting and Elections. According to the OLRC, provisions relating to voting and elections are being transferred from Titles 2 and…
Rank this Week: 1296

Internet For Lawyers

Internet For Lawyers

Covers free and low-cost investigative and background research resources on the Internet, as well as search engine search tips with a focus on Google and its features, functions and productivity tools.

http://www.netforlawyers.com/newsitems
Rank this Week: 3997

Law Library of Congress: News and…

Law Library of Congress: News and Events

Announces programs hosted by the Law Library of Congress, including legal film series, speaker series, and recognition events.

http://www.loc.gov/law/news/
  • Sep 26

    Congress.gov: Removing the Beta Label and New Enhancement

    Congress.gov: Removing the Beta Label and New Enhancement
    Today on the Law Library of Congress blog, In Custodia Legis, the Law Library of Congress announced the removal of the beta label and the September enhancements to Congress.gov. Some of the new features include a new Resources section, more…
  • Sep 19

    The Great Charter's Enduring Influence: Library of Congress Exhibition to Illustrate Magna Carta's Impact on Laws and Libertie

    The Great Charter's Enduring Influence: Library of Congress Exhibition to Illustrate Magna Carta's Impact on Laws and Libertie
    The Library of Congress on Nov. 6 will open the exhibition "Magna Carta: Muse and Mentor" to celebrate the 800th anniversary of Magna Carta and to illustrate the great charter's influence on laws and liberties throughout the centuries. The…
  • Sep 8

    Magna Carta Lecture Series – Constitution Day

    Magna Carta Lecture Series – Constitution Day
    Date: Tuesday, September 16, 2014 Time: 1:00 p.m. Place: Library of Congress, James Madison Building, Montpelier Room (LM-619), 101 Independence Ave. S.E., Washington, D.C. 20540 The Law Library will host Akhil Reed Amar, Sterling Professor…
Rank this Week: 695

The Running Librarian

The Running Librarian

Covers legal publishing and web 2.0. By James Mullan.

http://www.therunninglibrarian.co.uk/
  • Sep 26

    Dartford 10 miler 2014

    Dartford 10 miler 2014
    Last Sunday I took part in the final Dartford 10 mile race. This isn't I race I've run recently, mostly because it has been cancelled or I've been involved in other events. This year I entered it thinking it would be useful training for the…
  • Sep 8

    Intranet Now conference!

    Intranet Now conference!
    Last week I was fortunate enough to join 100 other intranet professionals at the first ever Intranet Now conference. This was a conference that had been organized within the space of four months by Wedge Black and Brian Lamb. I was…
  • Aug 11

    What's in a name?

    What's in a name?
    It seems like it has been a while since I posted anything about intranets, so I thought I'd write a post that covered not one but two (almost) related topics. That topic is "names" and the reason I'm posting about names is because of two…
Rank this Week: 4154

Brian Huddleston

Brian Huddleston

Covers legal research, legal education and legal scholarship.

http://brianhuddleston.blogspot.com/
  • Sep 26

    Don't Remember that Plot Point

    Don't Remember that Plot Point
    Looking for books on the French law of successions and this came up on Worldcat:I don't remember that part of the movie from when I was a kid. Don't think the professor needs this.
  • Sep 23

    New York Times: One Letter, One Hell of Typo

    New York Times: One Letter, One Hell of Typo
    Reading yesterday’s New York Times - in print - this sentence caught my eye: Wait, why was someone protesting “the Church of Scientology for the Killing of Michael Brown in Fergeson, Mo.” ?Of course, it’s a typo, but a…
  • Aug 12

    Ian Fleming and the "Terrible Grip of Blood Lust"

    Ian Fleming and the "Terrible Grip of Blood Lust"
    Today is the fiftieth anniversary of the death of Ian Fleming. His novels and short stories flesh out the character of James Bond more than most of the movies do, and you can see him arc from youthful idealism to cold realism over the course…
Rank this Week: 4241

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
  • Sep 26

    Congress.gov: Removing the Beta Label and New Enhancement

    Congress.gov: Removing the Beta Label and New Enhancement
    The Library of Congress launched Congress.gov in beta two years ago.  Today, I’m happy to announce we officially removed the beta label. That’s roughly three years quicker than Gmail took to remove its beta label, but we…
  • Sep 25

    Magna Carta Event Celebrates Constitution Day

    Magna Carta Event Celebrates Constitution Day
    The following is a guest post by Liah Caravalho, program specialist with the Office of Legislative and External Relations at the Law Library of Congress. The Law Library hosted Yale Law School constitutional scholar Akhil Reed Amar…
  • Sep 24

    An Interview with Everett Wiggins, Metadata Technician

    An Interview with Everett Wiggins, Metadata Technician
    This week’s interview is with Everett Wiggins, a metadata technician here at the Law Library of Congress. Describe your background. I am the oldest of three siblings, born and raised in rural mid- Michigan, where people generally…
Rank this Week: 486

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/
  • Sep 26

    NILL added new content to 7 Indian Law Bulletins on 9/26

    NILL added new content to 7 Indian Law Bulletins on 9/26
    * U.S. Supreme Court Bulletinhttp://www.narf.org/nill/bulletins/sct/2014-2015update.htmlPetition for certiorari was filed in Friends of Amador County V. Jewel (sovereign immunity, federal recognition) See also, the Tribal Supreme Court…
  • Sep 19

    NILL added new content to 6 Indian Law Bulletins on 9/19

    NILL added new content to 6 Indian Law Bulletins on 9/19
    * U.S. Supreme Court Bulletinhttp://www.narf.org/nill/bulletins/sct/2014-2015update.htmlPetition for certiorari was filed in Hicks v. Hudson Insurance Company (sovereign immunity, insurance) on 9/3/14. * U.S. Courts of Appeals…
  • Sep 12

    NILL added new content to 6 Indian Law Bulletins on 9/11

    NILL added new content to 6 Indian Law Bulletins on 9/11
    * U.S. Courts of Appeals Bulletinhttp://www.narf.org/nill/bulletins/cta/2014cta.htmlThlopthlocco Tribal Town v. Stidham (tribal election dispute, jurisdiction)    * United States Federal Trial Courts…
Rank this Week: 1305

The Blackacre Times

The Blackacre Times

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

http://theblackacretimes.com/
  • Sep 26

    Meet Austin Martin William

    Meet Austin Martin William
    This is the fourth installment of our Meet a Librarian series. In the first three installments you met Deborah Schander, Pam Brannon, and Terrance Manion. In honor of my birthday today, I thought I would interview myself for the series.…
  • Sep 18

    Job Hunting?

    Job Hunting?
    by Meghan Starr If you are thinking about life after law school or preparing for a summer job, check out the Law Library’s new display on interviewing (just past the reference desk).   The Librarians have pulled together some…
  • Sep 15

    Law Library’s Collection

    Law Library’s Collection
    By Mark Stuckey You may be like me and view the Law Library as merely a sensory deprivation chamber, to drown out the distractions of the outside world, so you can get at least some of the school work done that you should have been doing for…
Rank this Week: 903

VALLTalk

VALLTalk

From the Virginia Association of Law Libraries.

http://valltalk.blogspot.com/
  • Sep 26

    President's Message

    President's Message
    Hello, VALL members! I hope you all had a wonderful summer. My favorite time of the year is finally arriving, and there is much going on with VALL that I’d like to share with you. VALL at AALLThere was a good contingent of VALL…
  • Sep 19

    VLA Council Meeting Sept 12, 2014

    VLA Council Meeting Sept 12, 2014
    by Terry Long  Jobline is profitable which indicates more jobs are available.Institutional memberships have increased.An audit was recently conducted of VLA’s finances and no irregularities were found. An audit …
  • Sep 19

    VALL Through the Eyes of the President

    VALL Through the Eyes of the President
    by Jane HarrisonBen Almoite, Librarian at the Virginia State Law Library in Richmond, Virginia, has already had a full professional calendar this year. He attended the American Association of Law Libraries (AALL) Leadership Academy in…
Rank this Week: 865

Seattle University Law Library…

Seattle University Law Library INFO

Covers legal news, legal research and library news.

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

    What’s Law Got to do With It?

    What’s Law Got to do With It?
    Social Justice Monday – September 22, 2014 Submitted by Justin Abbasi, Law Library Intern Professor Deb Eddy discussed how federal and state law stops short of establishing any effective legal framework for megacities like Seattle to…
  • Sep 24

    The Zacarias Moussaoui (September 11) Trial

    The Zacarias Moussaoui (September 11) Trial
    Zacarias Moussaoui is the only person charged in a United States courtroom in connection with the 9-11 attacks. In August of 2001, Moussaoui was suspected of possible terrorist activity after raising suspicion at a flight school for…
  • Sep 24

    New and Notable: The Oxford Handbook of International Law in Armed Conflict

    New and Notable: The Oxford Handbook of International Law in Armed Conflict
    The Oxford handbook of international law in armed conflict (Andrew Clapham & Paola Gaeta eds., Oxford University Press 2014) KZ6385.O94 2014 “An authoritative and comprehensive study of the role of international law in armed…
Rank this Week: 4010

Due Process

Due Process

By the Georgetown Law Library.

https://blogs.commons.georgetown.edu/dueprocess/
  • Sep 25

    The Ebola Outbreak: A Global Conversation and Resource

    The Ebola Outbreak: A Global Conversation and Resource
    The Kennedy Institute of Ethics and the O’Neill Institute for National and Global Health Law at Georgetown University have created a website that provides access to Georgetown scholarship and resources related to the Ebola outbreak in…
  • Sep 24

    50th Anniversary of the Warren Commission

    50th Anniversary of the Warren Commission
    On September 24th, 1964, the Warren Commission presented their findings on the assassination of President John F. Kennedy to President Johnson. This 26 volume set, including the report and Congressional hearings was first published by the…
  • Sep 18

    WE’RE HAVING A FIRE…..sale! The Law Library of Congress Moves to a Temporary Location.

    WE’RE HAVING A FIRE…..sale! The Law Library of Congress Moves to a Temporary Location.
    The Law Library of Congress is revamping their reading room which means that visitors will find things are shifting around a bit temporarily. Operations will be moving to the ground floor of the Madison building while the reading room is…
Rank this Week: 3018

CWSL Library News

CWSL Library News

From the California Western School of Law.

http://blogs.cwsl.edu/blog/library/
  • Sep 25

    Interlibrary Loans (ILL)

    Interlibrary Loans (ILL)
    California Western students or employees who wish to use material which our Library does not own should check with the Interlibrary Loan Librarian to determine the location of the books or documents needed and the feasibility of arranging an…
  • Sep 18

    Bill Bookheim Languages of the World Dictionary Collection

    Bill Bookheim Languages of the World Dictionary Collection
    Here in the CWSL Librar we are extremely proud of one of our new collections.  These dictionaries are all found in a single location in the Library’s Reference Collection on the first floor of the library and are great for…
  • Sep 17

    Library Guide

    Library Guide
    The library provides guides to assist in using library resources as well as researching specific areas of law. The newest addition is the Immigration Law Lib Guide but there are many more available.  They are an invaluable tool and can…
Rank this Week: 1586

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/
  • Sep 25

    Throwback Thursday: Banned Books Week edition

    Throwback Thursday: Banned Books Week edition
    By Heather Kushnerick, Special Collections Librarian & College ArchivistOur most infamous alumna is Madalyn Murray O'Hare, '52 - founder of the American Atheists and author of multiple books on atheism, all of which have been banned…
  • Sep 21

    Spotlight - Banned Books Week Sept. 21-27

    Spotlight - Banned Books Week Sept. 21-27
    by Barbara Szalkowski, Senior Catalog LibrarianNow Appearing in the Library!This week, Sept. 21-27, is Banned Books Week.These are two of the banned books featured in"Books That Shaped America,"an exhibit by the Library of CongressFor the…
  • Sep 18

    Throwback Thursday

    Throwback Thursday
    by Heather Kushnerick, Special Collections Librarian & College ArchivistDid you know that there used to be skits performed at the Barrister's Ball? By the faculty and staff? Here's proof from 1985: How many of these folks can you…
Rank this Week: 4251