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22 Jun 2011, 7:50 am by Charlotte Law Library
It may be the lazy days of summertime but the faculty members of Charlotte Law are busy writing articles for law reviews and chapters for textbooks and practice guides for North Carolina law.  We even have a professional advice columnist who is published each month in AALL (American Association of Law Libraries) Spectrum. New faculty publications appear regularly in the Faculty Publications Display on the third floor of the law school near the elevators.  Next time you step out on the third… [read post]
11 Feb 2013, 11:23 am by legalinformatics
Professor Christopher A. Cotropia of University of Richmond School of Law and Professor Dr. Lee Petherbridge of Loyola Law School of Los Angeles have posted a working paper entitled The Dominance of Teams in the Production of Legal Knowledge, on SSRN. Here is the abstract: Using a database that contains over 19,000 law review articles published in top 100 law reviews between 1990 and 2010, we demonstrate that team authors dominate solo authors in the production of legal knowledge. Team research is… [read post]
3 Jul 2010, 11:31 pm by legalinformatics
Senior Associate Dean Richard A. Danner of the Duke University School of Law, has posted a new paper entitled The Durham Statement on Open Access One Year Later: Preservation and Access to Legal Scholarship (2010). Here is the abstract: The Durham Statement on Open Access to Legal Scholarship calls for US law schools to stop publishing their journals in print format and to rely instead on electronic publication with a commitment to keep the electronic versions available in “stable, open, digital… [read post]
29 Apr 2010, 10:45 am by legalinformatics
Senior Associate Dean Richard A. Danner of the Duke University School of Law is giving a presentation entitled Taming Multiplicity in the Post-Print Era: Law Librarians, Legal Scholarship, and Access to the Law, today, 29 April 2010, at the Berkman Center for Internet and Society at Harvard University. The Twitter hashtag for the presentation is #danner. Click here for archived Twitter tweets from the presentation. Click here for Dean John Palfrey’s liveblog of the presentation. Audio (and… [read post]
18 Feb 2010, 5:20 pm by legalinformatics
Mikhail Koulikov of the New York Law Institute has published Indexing and Full-Text Coverage of Law Review Articles in Nonlegal Databases: An Initial Study, 102 Law Library Journal 39 (2010) (Issue No. 1). Here is the abstract: Mr. Koulikov examines the level of coverage that articles originally published in law reviews receive in eight major general academic databases. His findings are very similar to those of other discipline-specific database coverage studies, and reveal that coverage varies… [read post]
2 Sep 2010, 10:56 pm by legalinformatics
A conference entitled Implementing the Durham Statement: Best Practices for Open Access Law Journals will be held 22 October 2010 at the Duke University Law School, in Durham, North Carolina, USA. The conference is being organized by Senior Associate Dean Richard A. Danner of Duke University Law School. Here is a description of the conference, from Dean Danner’s announcement: Sponsored by the Duke Law School J. Michael Goodson Law Library and the Harvard Law Library: A workshop aimed at student… [read post]
10 Feb 2011, 9:03 pm by legalinformatics
Edward T. Hart of the University of Florida Legal Information Center has published Indexing Open Access Law Journals…or Maybe Not , International Journal of Legal Information , 38(1), 19-42 (2010) (article 5). Here is a summary: [W]hat would be the results of a …study of the law journals listed in the [Directory of Open Access Journals, DOAJ]? That is what I set out to discover. [In this article] are: a brief description of scholarly open access publishing and the Directory, a look at the… [read post]
24 Apr 2012, 12:21 am by Peter Tillers
 David Brooks, The Creative Monopoly (April 23, 2012): "As a young man, Peter Thiel competed to get into Stanford. Then he competed to get into Stanford Law School. Then he competed to become a clerk for a federal judge. Thiel won all those competitions. But then he competed to get a Supreme Court clerkship. "Thiel lost that one. So instead of being a clerk, he went out and founded PayPal. Then he became an early investor in Facebook and many other celebrated technology firms. Somebody… [read post]
5 Aug 2010, 10:39 am by legalinformatics
Professor David L. Schwartz of the Chicago-Kent College of Law and Professor Dr. Lee Petherbridge of Loyola Law School Los Angeles have posted a working paper entitled The Use of Legal Scholarship by the Federal Courts of Appeals: An Empirical Study (2010) on SSRN. Here is the abstract: Chief Justice Roberts recently explained that he does not pay much attention to law review articles, reportedly stating that they are not “particularly helpful for practitioners and judges.” Chief Justice… [read post]
4 Nov 2013, 9:53 am by Avery Appelman
Far too often we hear stories of people who believe a criminal conviction will ruin their life. While some convictions can make it more difficult to get a job or to apply for college, we fight for your rights on a daily basis because we believe in second chances. That belief led us to create the Appelman Law Firm Criminal Defense Scholarship, a $1,000 law school scholarship that will reward one applicant who epitomizes our “second chance” motto. In order to be eligible for the… [read post]
4 Nov 2013, 9:53 am by Avery Appelman
Far too often we hear stories of people who believe a criminal conviction will ruin their life. While some convictions can make it more difficult to get a job or to apply for college, we fight for your rights on a daily basis because we believe in second chances. That belief led us to create the Appelman Law Firm Criminal Defense Scholarship, a $1,000 law school scholarship that will reward one applicant who epitomizes our “second chance” motto. In order to be eligible for the… [read post]
21 Sep 2011, 11:58 am by LS Innovation Editor
At a production meeting for the Ohio State specialty journal for which I serve as a faculty editor, the Ohio State Journal of Criminal Law, I told the senior student editors that I believed OSJCL has one of the very... [read post]
20 Apr 2012, 3:44 pm by Peter Tillers
You're a law teacher? You don't like the industrial model of scholarship? You don't like being judged by the quantity of the articles you place in "leading law reviews"? You wish that the originality of your work counted for more? Things could be worse: You could be a scientist:  Carl Zimmer, A Sharp Rise in Retractions Prompts Calls for Reform, NYTimes (April 16, 2012).&&& The dynamic evidence page Evidence marshaling software MarshalPlan [read post]
7 Feb 2011, 6:09 pm by legalinformatics
I’m updating a list of open access law journals: Click here for the list in .xlsx format; Click here for the list in .ods format. On this list I’m including legal periodicals that fit the definition of “open access” adopted by the signers of the Durham Statement on Open Access to Legal Scholarship. If you know of open access law journals that are not on this list, I’d be grateful if you would please list them and their URLs in the comments to this post. Click here for… [read post]
18 Jul 2013, 8:31 am by admin
The Michigan car injury lawyers of the law firm of Buckfire & Buckfire, P.C. would like to congratulate Tiffane King on being the awarded winner to their $2,000 first annual 2013 Law School Diversity Scholarship! This is the first year the personal injury and accident law firm is offering the scholarship, however, Buckfire & Buckfire, P.C. is planning on offering the Law School Diversity Scholarship next year to law school students. “We were so thrilled to be able to offer this… [read post]
15 Sep 2010, 8:16 am by jason_eiseman
Question: Is there a good reason why judges should not be blogging their opinions? Follow my thinking here. I, like many librarians, love books. By that I mean I love physical books. I love the feel of paper in my hand. I love the smell of books. When I attended library school, there was no doubt in my mind that I would work in a place surrounded by shelf after shelf of beautiful books. I was confident that I would be able to transfer that love of books to a new generation. That’s not how things… [read post]
22 Nov 2010, 10:25 am by David
David Cassuto Because it has 4 (count ‘em 4!) articles on animal law and animal legal education including one by Friend of the Blog, Bruce Wagman. [read post]
3 May 2013, 11:20 am by Kathryn Fenderson Scott
Our paralegal, Linda Hunsinger has been awarded the Joyce Ann Nelle Memorial Scholarship Award today by the St.Petersburg Bar Foundation.  This scholarship is for demonstrating the highest standards of professionalism and outstanding promise as a legal assistant though her studies at St.Petersburg College Legal Assistant Program. [read post]
31 Jan 2014, 10:22 am by BASF
Nicole Britton-Snyder The Bay Area Minority Law Student Scholarship program demonstrates the Justice & Diversity Center of The Bar Association of San Francisco’s commitment to advancing diversity in the legal... [read post]