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BLS Library Blog

BLS Library Blog

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

http://www.blslibrary.com/
  • Sep 23

    The Chickenshit Club

    The Chickenshit Club
    The Brooklyn Law School Library has placed an order for The Chickenshit Club: Why the Justice Department Fails to Prosecute Executives (Call No. KF9351.E37 2017) by Pulitzer Prize–winning journalist Jesse Eisinger. The book is a…
  • Sep 18

    Constitution at 230 Years Old

    Constitution at 230 Years Old
    The US Constitution was adopted 230 years ago, on September 17, 1787. Its words are as vital today as when the founders agrees that the Constitution would be sent to the Confederation Congress to start the ratification process with the…
  • Sep 18

    Book Festival in My Backyard

    Book Festival in My Backyard
    After a hellish mid-week commute that trapped me underground for nearly an hour, what could possibly lure me back to Brooklyn on a Sunday?  BROOKLYN BOOK FESTIVAL! My literary life partner, Ken, accompanied me.  He is hard at work…
Rank this Week: 21

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: 8

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 22

    CFP: Health Care Compliance — St. Paul, MN

    CFP: Health Care Compliance — St. Paul, MN
    The Mitchell Hamline Law Review will hold its annual symposium on March 16, 2018, in St. Paul, Minnesota. The symposium will center on health care regulations and compliance for health...
  • Sep 22

    CFP: Opioid Epidemic Symposium — Memphis, TN

    CFP: Opioid Epidemic Symposium — Memphis, TN
    The University of Memphis Law Review invites submissions for its annual symposium, on the the subject of The American Addiction: Pathways to Address the Opioid Crisis, to be held in...
  • Sep 22

    Call for Papers: Critical Issues for Boards and Investors in 2018 – Newark, DE

    Call for Papers: Critical Issues for Boards and Investors in 2018 – Newark, DE
    The John L. Weinberg Center for Corporate Governance at the University of Delaware will host a Corporate Governance Symposium on March 6, 2018. The focus of the Symposium will be...
Rank this Week: 3633

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 22

    Professor Sterio Publishes Book on Prosecuting Juvenile Piracy Suspect

    Professor Sterio Publishes Book on Prosecuting Juvenile Piracy Suspect
    Professor and Associate Dean for Academic Enrichment Milena Sterio’s book, Prosecuting Juvenile Piracy Suspects: The International Legal Framework, was published by Routledge, as part of its Research in International Law series. …
  • Sep 21

    ProQuest Congressional: For All of Your Legislative History Need

    ProQuest Congressional: For All of Your Legislative History Need
    ProQuest Congressional provides users with efficient, targeted access to the most comprehensive collection of historic and current congressional information available anywhere online. ProQuest Congressional [linked from our database page] is…
  • Sep 20

    Cleveland Public Library Patent and Trademark Resource Center Open House

    Cleveland Public Library Patent and Trademark Resource Center Open House
    On Saturday, October 7th at 2pm, the main library of Cleveland Public Library is hosting an open house for their Patent and Trademark Resource Center (PTRC).  The address of the event is: Cleveland Public Library, Louis Stokes Wing, 2nd…
Rank this Week: 114

Jenkins Law Library Blog

Jenkins Law Library Blog

Covers technology and legal research.

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

    Legal Malpractice Insurance in One Hour for Lawyers, by JoAnn Hathaway

    Legal Malpractice Insurance in One Hour for Lawyers, by JoAnn Hathaway
      Legal Malpractice Insurance in One Hour for Lawyers will open your eyes to the many coverage options available to you under your legal malpractice policy of insurance. JoAnn L. Hathaway, a state bar association practice…
  • Sep 22

    The Economic Espionage Act: A Practitioner's Handbook, by Paul Enzinna

    The Economic Espionage Act: A Practitioner's Handbook, by Paul Enzinna
      This handbook is intended as a practical guide for prosecutors, defense lawyers and court system as the investigation and prosecution of economic espionage and trade secret theft assume a more central place in the U.S.…
  • Sep 20

    New Title 34 in United States Code

    New Title 34 in United States Code
    Image by Tony Webster Title 34 of the United States Code, which had been empty since 1956, is empty no longer.As of September 1, 2017, new Title 34, Crime Control and Law Enforcement, contains editorially reclassified sections…
Rank this Week: 3558

The Ginger Law Librarian

The Ginger Law Librarian

The Ginger Law Librarian discusses all things law libraries, legal research and writing, and law schools.

http://gingerlibrarian.blogspot.com
  • Sep 22

    The 21st Century Law Library: Focus on Service

    The 21st Century Law Library: Focus on Service
    As we continue to talk about the ABA's watering down of law library standards, as well as the impending squeeze from artificial intelligence, Law Librarian Dan Odenwald reminds us to focus on the fundamental service tenet of our…
  • Sep 19

    Our Changing Role: A Survey of Law Firm Librarian

    Our Changing Role: A Survey of Law Firm Librarian
    As this study indicates, the legal profession is nearly a decade into fundamental, structural change. And perhaps no single role has seen greater impact than the law firm librarian. Budget pressures, shrinking law library footprints, a…
  • Sep 14

    The Dark Side of Open Access Publishing

    The Dark Side of Open Access Publishing
    Normally, I am a staunch advocate for open-access (OA) publishing. See previous blog posts on OA here, here, here, here, and here. But with a recent article in the Chronicle of Higher Education (sub. req'd.), it became clear that advocating…
Rank this Week: 1273

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 22

    NILL added new content to the Indian Law Bulletins on 9/21

    NILL added new content to the Indian Law Bulletins on 9/21
    U.S. Supreme Court Bulletin http://www.narf.org/nill/bulletins/sct/2017-2018update.htmlPetition was filed in Upper Skagit Indian Tribe v. Lundgren (Tribal Sovereign Immunity) on 9/11/17.Read the latest Tribal Supreme Court Project update…
  • Sep 14

    NILL added new content to the Indian Law Bulletins on 9/14

    NILL added new content to the Indian Law Bulletins on 9/14
     John Tahsuda III named Principal Dep Asst Sec'y for Indian AffairsNews Bulletinhttp://www.narf.org/nill/bulletins/news/currentnews.htmlIn the Intergovernmental section, we feature a story about the appointment of the Principal Deputy…
  • Sep 8

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

    NILL added new content to the Indian Law Bulletins on 9/7
    News Bulletinhttp://www.narf.org/nill/bulletins/news/currentnews.htmlIn the Recognition & Enrollment section, we feature a couple of articles about the Cherokee Nation Freedmen case.U.S. Federal Courts Bulletin…
Rank this Week: 852

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 22

    A Little Glimpse at Treaty Research at the Law Library of Congress – International Day of Peace

    A Little Glimpse at Treaty Research at the Law Library of Congress – International Day of Peace
    Yesterday was International Day of Peace and since, historically speaking, peace often meant treaties between various countries, it seemed a good occasion to talk about doing treaty research.  When I began working at the Law Library of…
  • Sep 20

    Maryland State House — Pic of the Week

    Maryland State House — Pic of the Week
    When Andrew Weber wrote his blog post on the Wisconsin State Capitol, he asked readers if they had a favorite state capitol. Reading that, I knew I had to write about one of my two favorite state capitols, the Maryland State House in…
  • Sep 19

    The Law Library Commemorated Constitution Day with a Book Talk by Professor Michael J. Klarman

    The Law Library Commemorated Constitution Day with a Book Talk by Professor Michael J. Klarman
    The Law Library of Congress commemorated Constitution Day a little early this year with a book talk by Harvard Law Professor Michael J. Klarman on September 12th. Professor Klarman discussed his book, The Framers’ Coup: The Making of…
Rank this Week: 4240

Law Librarians

Law Librarians

By Mark Giangrande and Joe Hodnicki.

http://llb2.com/
  • Sep 22

    CRS Report: Redeploying U.S. Nuclear Weapons to South Korea: Background and Implications in Brief

    CRS Report: Redeploying U.S. Nuclear Weapons to South Korea: Background and Implications in Brief
    Redeploying U.S. Nuclear Weapons to South Korea: Background and Implications in Brief (September 14, 2017 R44950) From the summary: Recent advances in North Korea’s nuclear and missile programs have led to discussions, both within South…
  • Sep 22

    CRS Report: Options to Cease Implementing the Iran Nuclear Agreement

    CRS Report: Options to Cease Implementing the Iran Nuclear Agreement
    Options to Cease Implementing the Iran Nuclear Agreement (September 7, 2017 R44942) From the summary: Trump Administration statements indicate that the Administration does not believe that the 2015 multilateral nuclear agreement with Iran,…
  • Sep 21

    The Iranian nuclear accord: CRS backgrounder

    The Iranian nuclear accord: CRS backgrounder
    President Trump reportedly has decided on whether or not to certify the multilateral nuclear accord (Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action, or JCPOA) but he won’t as of yet reveal his decision. See this CNN report. For background see this…
Rank this Week: 2244

Slaw

Slaw

A Canadian cooperative weblog on all things legal.

http://www.slaw.ca
  • Sep 22

    Planning for Succession: Part Two

    Planning for Succession: Part Two
    In Part One I explained why proper succession planning is so important. I also touched on why senior partners might be reluctant to retire, and offered advice on how to overcome this hesitancy. In that post I also provided a broader view on…
  • Sep 21

    On the LSUC Dialogue on Licensing, Pt 1: Is There a Need for Change?

    On the LSUC Dialogue on Licensing, Pt 1: Is There a Need for Change?
    Over the summer months, the Law Society of Upper Canada has been conducting a Dialogue on Licensing to prompt information sharing, discussion, input and reflection on the future of the requirements for licensing of lawyers in Ontario. Based…
  • Sep 20

    Canadian IT Law Association Annual Conference

    Canadian IT Law Association Annual Conference
    I just signed up to attend the fall IT-Can conference, and thought the conference was worth mentioning. It is a consistent high quality conference for lawyers practicing in the IT/IP fields, and for others such as CIO’s. Topics this…
Rank this Week: 174

beSpacific

beSpacific

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

http://www.bespacific.com/
  • Sep 21

    America’s Best Cities for Public Transportation

    America’s Best Cities for Public Transportation
    24/7 Wall St: “In a report card assessing the nation’s infrastructure issued by the American Society of Civil Engineers, transit in the United States received a grade of D-. Despite increasing demand, much of the nation’s…
  • Sep 21

    Know Your Rights: Whistleblower Protections for Federal Sector Employee

    Know Your Rights: Whistleblower Protections for Federal Sector Employee
    POGO – Know Your Rights: Whistleblower Protections for Federal Sector Employees. “The Project On Government Oversight (POGO) has put together this web resource to help federal sector employees learn more about their whistleblower…
  • Sep 21

    Highly ideological members of Congress have more FB followers than moderates do

    Highly ideological members of Congress have more FB followers than moderates do
    Pew: “The most liberal and conservative members of the 115th Congress have attracted more Facebook followers than moderates, according to a new Pew Research Center analysis [See full methodology here (PDF).]. In both legislative…
Rank this Week: 346

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
  • Sep 21

    OPINION – September 21, 2017

    OPINION – September 21, 2017
    State v. S. Hoover DA 15-0703 2017 MT 236 Criminal – Justice Court Appeal
  • Sep 21

    OPINION – September 21, 2017

    OPINION – September 21, 2017
    Estate of Buckles DA 16-0659 2017 MT 235 Civil – Wrongful Death
  • Sep 20

    OPINIONS – September 19, 2017

    OPINIONS – September 19, 2017
    Matter of I.L.E. YINC DA 16-0621 2017 MT 234N Civil – Dependent Neglect State v. M. Henry DA 16-0462 2017 MT 233N Criminal – Assault Belanus v. Sherlock et al. DA 16-0543 2017 MT 232N Civil – Post conviction Marriage of…
Rank this Week: 3712

Due Process

Due Process

By the Georgetown Law Library.

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

    Outside construction update – main door

    Outside construction update – main door
    The waterproofing work going on outside at the front of the library has a schedule change.  Rather than partially blocking off entrance doors for weeks at a time, all of the work at the main entrance will be done during the upcoming few…
  • Sep 19

    Do you have children?

    Do you have children?
    The library maintains a small collection of children’s books which can be found in the Loewinger Lounge on the left hand side of the Reading Room. We have books for preschoolers and some primary grade books, as well. Feel free to take a…
  • Sep 8

    Law Library Response to 2017 Student Survey

    Law Library Response to 2017 Student Survey
    Each spring, the Law Library conducts a survey of our students.  In 2017, 276 students responded to our survey, and we published summary charts of the responses back in April. Now we’re publishing a survey response, to…
Rank this Week: 1855

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 21

    Are Facebook, Instagram and Snapchat relevant to law firm marketing?

    Are Facebook, Instagram and Snapchat relevant to law firm marketing?
    Tim Peterson (@petersontee) of MarketingLand.com did a great job of analyzing a moving target in sizing up “How Facebook’s, Instagram’s and Snapchat’s audience size estimates compare.” Now, I realize that many…
  • Sep 15

    How to use Facebook in a crisi

    How to use Facebook in a crisi
    I've been a member of Facebook since, I don't know, maybe 2009? I have always been cautious about Facebook. It was never my favorite social media tool. But, as they say, keep your friends close but your enemies closer. I'm fairly…
  • Sep 10

    On Law Firm Marketing Bullshit

    On Law Firm Marketing Bullshit
    First, the obligatory nod to On Bullshit. For the academically inclined, there is subversive fun in being able to deploy “bullshit” as a term of art. The custom is “bullshit” does not constitute profanity if you…
Rank this Week: 3786

WisBlawg

WisBlawg

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

http://wisblawg.law.wisc.edu/
  • Sep 21

    Celebrating 75 Years of UW Law Library’s “The Freeing of the Slaves” mural

    Celebrating 75 Years of UW Law Library’s “The Freeing of the Slaves” mural
    This year marks the 75th anniversary of UW Law School’s iconic mural, The Freeing of the Slaves. The mural, which was completed in July 1942, was created by artist John Steuart Curry, who is considered one of the most important American…
  • Sep 20

    Using Infographics in Strategic Planning & Assessment

    Using Infographics in Strategic Planning & Assessment
    The UW Law Library engages in regular strategic planning and assessment of our effectiveness in achieving our mission and realizing our goals.  At the beginning of the academic year, we develop a strategic plan consisting of three parts:…
  • Sep 14

    Access LLMC Digital Remotely With Your Wisconsin State Law Library Card

    Access LLMC Digital Remotely With Your Wisconsin State Law Library Card
    LLMC Digital is a searchable archive of historical primary legal sources for Wisconsin, the United States, and other jurisdictions. Wisconsin materials included in LLMC’s collections include historical Wisconsin reports, session laws,…
Rank this Week: 502

TSLL TechScans

TSLL TechScans

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

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

    White paper released: A brave new (faceted) world

    White paper released: A brave new (faceted) world
    The ALCTS CaMMS Subject Analysis Committee has released a white paper by the Working Group on Full Implementation of Library of Congress Faceted Vocabularies, ALCTS/CaMMS Subject Analysis Committee, Subcommittee on Genre/Form…
  • Sep 14

    Digital Libraries Do Not Mean Cheaper Librarie

    Digital Libraries Do Not Mean Cheaper Librarie
    In August 2017, The Chronicle of Higher Education reiterated a point already understand by library technical service departments: digital resources are not always easier and cheaper than physical ones. In the law library field, we often face…
  • Aug 28

    Getting to Know TS Librarians: Wendy Moore

    Getting to Know TS Librarians: Wendy Moore
    1. Introduce yourself (name & position):Wendy Moore, Acquisitions Librarian2. Does your job title actually describe what you do? Why/why not?Absolutely not.  While my job does include acquisitions, it expands beyond that to include…
Rank this Week: 3545

Pace Law Library Blog

Pace Law Library Blog

Covers criminal law, environmental law, immigration law, international law, law and technology, as well as special posts for law students, legal research and writing, and professional responsibility.

http://library.blogs.law.pace.edu/
  • Sep 21

    Latest Health Care Bill Would Reduce Federal Funding to Many State

    Latest Health Care Bill Would Reduce Federal Funding to Many State
    On September 13, 2017, Senators Lindsey Graham (R-SC), Bill Cassidy (R-LA), Dean Heller (R-NV), and Ron Johnson (R-WI) unveiled new proposed legislation to replace the 2010 Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA). The legislation…
  • Aug 25

    DC Circuit Panel Rejects Pipeline Project on Climate Concern

    DC Circuit Panel Rejects Pipeline Project on Climate Concern
    The Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit recently ruled that the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) did not properly analyze the potential climate impact from burning natural gas when approving the Southeast…
  • Jul 28

    Justice Department Denies the Times in Sexual Orientation Discrimination Case

    Justice Department Denies the Times in Sexual Orientation Discrimination Case
    In an amicus brief filed with the Second Circuit Court of Appeals in July, the U.S. Justice Department argues that “discrimination because of sexual orientation is not discrimination because of sex under Title VII.” Brief for the…
Rank this Week: 2368

Law Library of Congress: Research…

Law Library of Congress: Research Reports

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

http://www.loc.gov/law/help/current-topics.php
Rank this Week: 4050

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
  • Sep 21

    Book Talk: Hitler's American Model: The United States and the Making of Nazi Race Law

    Book Talk: Hitler's American Model: The United States and the Making of Nazi Race Law
    Please join the Lillian Goldman Law Library for a Book Talk with James Q. Whitman ’88 on his latest book, Hitler’s American Model: The United States and the Making of Nazi Race Law. The event will take place on Wednesday,…
  • Sep 20

    Book Talk: The Internationalists: How a Radical Plan to Outlaw War Remade the World

    Book Talk: The Internationalists: How a Radical Plan to Outlaw War Remade the World
    Please join the Lillian Goldman Law Library for a Book Talk with Oona A. Hathaway ’97 and Scott J. Shapiro ’90 on their latest book, The Internationalists: How a Radical Plan to Outlaw War Remade the World. The event will take…
  • Sep 18

    GIS workshops at Yale

    GIS workshops at Yale
    This semester, Yale University’s GIS experts are putting together a series of workshops at the introductory and intermediate level for both Esri and open source platforms. Workshops include a wide range of topics, including:  -…
Rank this Week: 3542

Boston College Legal Eagle

Boston College Legal Eagle

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

http://bclegaleagle.blogspot.com/
  • Sep 20

    Join us at the International Research Fair on October 4!

    Join us at the International Research Fair on October 4!
    At noon on Wednesday, October 4, 2017, the Law Library will host its first International Research Fair in Conference Room 279. No matter what your interest is, from international tax, business, immigration, human rights, to foreign and…
  • Aug 25

    Welcome (back) Students!

    Welcome (back) Students!
    Hello BC Law!  The Law Library reference librarians are excited to welcome new students to campus and to welcome back returning students.Over the summer our Reference Desk is open Monday - Friday from 9am to 5pm.  Beginning Monday,…
  • Aug 18

    The Asian American Bar Association of New York offers scripts for trial reenactments celebrating the contributions of Asian Americans to American Law and Society

    The Asian American Bar Association of New York offers scripts for trial reenactments celebrating the contributions of Asian Americans to American Law and Society
      The Asian American Bar Association of New York (AABANY) presented its first trial reenactment in 2007 and has produced and performed a new case every year since. Each of these reenactments is of a case relating to Asian…
Rank this Week: 3768

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 20

    852 RARE: Open for Research: The Papers of Stanley S. Surrey

    852 RARE: Open for Research: The Papers of Stanley S. Surrey
    “…I doubt that any person alive today has had as close and as varied a relationship with the Internal Revenue Code as I have had.” – Surrey, Unpublished Memoir Historical & Special Collections is pleased to…
  • Sep 20

    Book Talk: Stand Your Ground: A History of America’s Love Affair with Lethal Self-Defense, Wed., Oct. 4, at noon

    Book Talk: Stand Your Ground: A History of America’s Love Affair with Lethal Self-Defense, Wed., Oct. 4, at noon
    The Harvard Law School Library staff invite you to attend a book talk and discussion in celebration of Stand Your Ground: A History of America’s Love Affair with Lethal Self-Defense  (Beacon Press, 2017) by Caroline Light, Director…
  • Sep 19

    Join us to celebrate Banned Books Week!

    Join us to celebrate Banned Books Week!
    Banned Books Week is coming and we are excited! As librarians, the freedom to read is in our DNA. Every year scores of books have their places in libraries and schools challenged by would-be censors. We can’t stand that, but we can…
Rank this Week: 1048

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/
  • Sep 20

    Coping with Water Damage in the Law Library

    Coping with Water Damage in the Law Library
    <!--[if gte mso 9]> <![endif]-->On the morning of Thursday, September 14, members of the Moritz Law Library staff came into work to discover exploded ceiling tiles and wet carpet on the third floor of the law library. The…
  • Sep 18

    Request a Research Consultation with a Moritz Librarian

    Request a Research Consultation with a Moritz Librarian
    <!--[if gte mso 9]> <![endif]-->If you are writing a research paper for a seminar or a note for a law review or journal this semester, now might be a good time to schedule an in-office research consultation with a Moritz…
  • Sep 11

    BuckeyeBox and Microsoft Office: Free Software and Storage Solutions for OSU Student

    BuckeyeBox and Microsoft Office: Free Software and Storage Solutions for OSU Student
    <!--[if gte mso 9]> <![endif]-->Working on a group project for class? Sharing documents or images with others? All OSU students, faculty, and staff have access to BuckeyeBox, a cloud-based collaboration tool that allows…
Rank this Week: 96

CS-SIS

CS-SIS

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

http://cssis.org
  • Sep 20

    Legal Analytics – Researcher Beware?

    Legal Analytics – Researcher Beware?
    If you have been following legal information news lately, you have probably heard quite a bit about legal analytics – the so-called “MoneyBall” for lawyers.  Litigation outcomes are located, summarized, categorized, and…
  • Sep 11

    CS-SIS Member Spotlight: Sue Altmeyer

    CS-SIS Member Spotlight: Sue Altmeyer
    The Computing-Services Special Interest Section is made up of awesome law librarians doing interesting things.   The CS-SIS Member Spotlight is designed to shine light on our membership so that we can learn more about each other and…
  • Sep 8

    Blockchain for Law Librarie

    Blockchain for Law Librarie
    There’s been a lot of talk about blockchain recently.  It’s the technology that runs Bitcoin.  It can be used to create smart contracts.  It’s going to be the future of security on the web.  But what is…
Rank this Week: 3739

Library Boy

Library Boy

Features legal research news. By Michel-Adrien Sheppard.

http://micheladrien.blogspot.com/
  • Sep 19

    Newest Issue of Canadian Law Library Review

    Newest Issue of Canadian Law Library Review
    The most recent issue of the Canadian Law Library Review (CLLR) is available online.The CLLR is the official journal of the Canadian Association of Law Libraries.
  • Sep 18

    The Good and Bad of PowerPoint Slide

    The Good and Bad of PowerPoint Slide
    Ah...PowerPoint.How do I love thee? How do I hate thee? Let me count the ways...Today on Slaw.ca, Steven B. Levy wrote about what PowerPoint is good for, and not so good for:"I’ve seen many successful projects perceived as troubled…
  • Sep 16

    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 from September 1st to 15th, 2017 is now available on the Court website.It is possible to subscribe via e-mail to receive the list.
Rank this Week: 254

John Palfrey's Blog

John Palfrey's Blog

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

http://jpalfrey.andover.edu
  • Sep 19

    “Knowledge and Goodness: The Andover Campaign” launch speech

    &ldquo;Knowledge and Goodness: The Andover Campaign&rdquo; launch speech
    John Palfrey Remarks at Capital Campaign Launch Andover, MA September 2017 Thank you, Dana Delany, for your kind introduction and for everything you’ve done for Andover over the years. I also want to thank Peter Currie and the board of…
  • Sep 13

    Opening All School Meeting, Phillips Academy, 2017-2018

    Opening All School Meeting, Phillips Academy, 2017-2018
    All-School Meeting John Palfrey, Head of School, Phillips Academy September 13, 2017 Good morning, Andover!  I am psyched to see you all here. The main point of this All School Meeting is simply for us to gather, in one space, ……
  • Aug 28

    Start-of-School Message for our 240th Year at Andover

    Start-of-School Message for our 240th Year at Andover
    Dear Phillips Academy students: That school-is-about-to-start feeling is upon us. There are a few summer days left to enjoy, Labor Day weekend still to look forward to, and all the excitement of early fall just around the corner. I write…
Rank this Week: 543

University of Baltimore Law…

University of Baltimore Law Library Blog

Provides news and links of interest to the law school community.

http://ublawlibrary.wordpress.com
  • Sep 19

    Pocket Constitutions Available

    Pocket Constitutions Available
    The Law Library is offering free pocket copies of the U.S. Constitution at the 7th-floor Service Desk, guaranteed to settle any argument (or start one)!  Find out what all the fuss is about today, Constitution Day, and, while…
  • Sep 12

    Journal Topic Workshop this Friday

    Journal Topic Workshop this Friday
    Somewhere within you, a great journal article is waiting to be published. What topics are likely to be successful? How do you tell if someone has beaten you to the punch? The Law Library has you covered, with our workshop … Continue…
  • Aug 30

    Labor Day Hour

    Labor Day Hour
    In observance of Labor Day, the Law Library will be open on a reduced schedule from noon to 6 p.m. on Sunday, September 3, and from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. on Monday, September 4.  As usual, the 9th floor … Continue reading →
Rank this Week: 3546

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: 3232

The Stream: Courthouse Libraries…

The Stream: Courthouse Libraries BC Blog

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

http://www.courthouselibrary.ca/
  • Sep 18

    Secondary School Essay Contest 2017 - 2018

    Secondary School Essay Contest 2017 - 2018
    For the 2017/2018 school year, the Law Society is inviting all Grade 12 students and any secondary school students who have taken, or are currently enrolled in either Law 12 or Civic Studies 11, to submit an essay on the following topic: How…
  • Sep 18

    Secondary School Essay Contest 2017 - 2018

    Secondary School Essay Contest 2017 - 2018
    For the 2017/2018 school year, the Law Society is inviting all Grade 12 students and any secondary school students who have taken, or are currently enrolled in either Law 12 or Civic Studies 11, to submit an essay on the following topic: How…
  • Aug 17

    BC Company law practice manual - Societies Act Chapter

    BC Company law practice manual - Societies Act Chapter
    BC Company law practice manual, updated October 2016 Did you know, the BC Company law practice manual was updated in October 2016 with a new comprehensive chapter for British Columbia societies under the new Societies…
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Law Library Blog

Law Library Blog

From the University of British Columbia Law Library.

http://law.library.ubc.ca/category/blog/
  • Sep 18

    New Books at the Law Library – September 18, 2017

    New Books at the Law Library – September 18, 2017
    LAW LIBRARY level 3: K5121 .H35 2016 Maggie Hall, The Lived Sentence: Rethinking Sentencing, Risk and Rehabilitation (Cham: Palgrave Macmillan, 2016). Online access: http://resolve.library.ubc.ca/cgi-bin/catsearch?bid=8716732 LAW LIBRARY…
  • Sep 11

    New Books at the Law Library – September 11, 2017

    New Books at the Law Library – September 11, 2017
    LAW LIBRARY level 3: K120 .R68 2016 Peter Rouse, Every Relationship Matters: Using the Power of Relationships to Transform Your Business, Your Firm, and Yourself (Chicago: American Bar Association, 2016). LAW LIBRARY level 3: K120 .S87 2017…
  • Sep 5

    New Books at the Law Library – September 5, 2017

    New Books at the Law Library – September 5, 2017
    LAW LIBRARY level 3: HV6556 .P69 2017 Anastasia Powell & Nicola Henry, Sexual Violence in a Digital Age (London: Palgrave Macmillan, 2017). Online access: http://resolve.library.ubc.ca/cgi-bin/catsearch?bid=8833661 LAW LIBRARY level 3:…
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D'Angelo Law Library Blog

D'Angelo Law Library Blog

Covers legal research.

http://news.lib.uchicago.edu/law/
  • Sep 18

    The D’Angelo Law Library welcomes new student

    The D’Angelo Law Library welcomes new student
    The D’Angelo Law Library welcomes the JD class of 2020 and the LLM class of 2018. The D’Angelo Law librarians will introduce new JD and LLM students to the Library’s resources and services during tours and…
  • Jul 31

    Lyonette Louis-Jacques among award-winning author

    Lyonette Louis-Jacques among award-winning author
    Lyonette Louis-Jacques, Foreign and International Law Librarian at the D’Angelo Law Library, was among the authors who were recently awarded the Reynolds and Flores Publication Award for their “Mexican Law and Legal…
  • Jul 28

    New online resource: The Max Planck Encyclopedia of Comparative Constitutional Law

    New online resource: The Max Planck Encyclopedia of Comparative Constitutional Law
    University of Chicago researchers now have access to a new global research tool licensed by the Library – the Max Planck Encyclopedia of Comparative Constitutional Law. Oxford University Press launched the Encyclopedia on April 27,…
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Legal Research is EASY

Legal Research is EASY

Covers basic legal research. By Bret Christensen.

http://legalresearchiseasy.blogspot.com/
  • Sep 18

    And another politician bites the dust

    And another politician bites the dust
    Typically, when I read the newspaper, I skip right to the comics section because they're (mostly) funny and free from political deceit.  Then there was the front page story about Ref Rodriguez that caught my eye (and prevented my reading…
  • Sep 11

    What would you have done?

    What would you have done?
    I'm not proud of it but rare is the month that someone doesn't get upset with something that I said or did.  Someone got upset that I'm taller than they were (by about two feet).  Someone got upset that I couldn't answer their…
  • Sep 4

    Word of the month for September 2017: Concealment

    Word of the month for September 2017: Concealment
    Have you ever been in an auto accident and tried to tell the police what happened.  Problem is that there is your story, the other guy's story, and all the witnesses version(s) of what happened.  Everyone has their take on what is…
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The Goodson Blogson

The Goodson Blogson

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

http://dukelawref.blogspot.com/
  • Sep 17

    The Constitution at 230

    The Constitution at 230
    Sunday, September 17 marks the 230th anniversary of the signing of the U.S. Constitution. "Constitution Day" was established in 2004, piggybacking on the existing federal recognition of September 17 as "Citizenship Day." See 36 U.S.C. §…
  • Sep 5

    U.S. Code on the Move

    U.S. Code on the Move
    Like primary law from the other two branches of government, federal legislation is a living entity, subject to frequent changes. Every legal researcher knows that sections of the U.S. Code can be later amended, repealed, invalidated by a…
  • Aug 30

    Oxford Bibliographies in International Law

    Oxford Bibliographies in International Law
    The Duke University community now has access to Oxford Bibliographies in International Law, a peer-reviewed, encyclopedic collection of annotated bibliographies on international law topics. The database (which can be found on our Legal…
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Scholarly Communications @ Duke

Scholarly Communications @ Duke

Duke's source for advice and information about copyright and publication issues.

http://blogs.library.duke.edu/scholcomm/
  • Sep 15

    Revisiting Section 108

    Revisiting Section 108
    Earlier today the U.S. Copyright Office released its long-awaited review of improvements to Section 108 of the Copyright Act, the section which grants limited, specific exceptions to copyright for libraries and archives. Over a decade…
  • Sep 15

    Revisiting Section 108

    Revisiting Section 108
    Earlier today the U.S. Copyright Office released its long-awaited review of improvements to Section 108 of the Copyright Act, the section which grants limited, specific exceptions to copyright for libraries and archives. Over a decade…
  • May 19

    Does Fair Use Affect Academic Authors’ Incentive to Write? Some Lessons from Authors of Works from the GSU Course Reserves Case

    Does Fair Use Affect Academic Authors’ Incentive to Write? Some Lessons from Authors of Works from the GSU Course Reserves Case
    This post was co-authored by David Hansen and Brandon Butler and cross posted on The Taper and on Duke University Libraries’ Scholarly Communications Blog. Copyright law in the U.S. is premised on the idea that exclusive rights given to…
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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
  • Sep 15

    Library tours next week

    Library tours next week
    Hope to see you at one of our library tours next week! We will be offering tours at the following times: Monday September 18 10:00 – 10:30, 12:30 – 1:00, 1:00 – 1:30, 1:30 – 2:00, 2:00 – 2:30 Wednesday, ……
  • Sep 15

    New on HeinOnline

    New on HeinOnline
    Some new resources recently added to our HeinOnline collections: American Indian Law Collection (34 Titles) Core Collection (102 Titles) Foreign & International Law Resources Database (9 Titles) Foreign Relations of the U.S. (13 Titles)…
  • Sep 12

    Recent Acquisitions at the Osgoode Hall Law School Library

    Recent Acquisitions at the Osgoode Hall Law School Library
    The former ‘new books script’ that once generated the list of Recent Acquisitions for the Osgoode Hall Law School Library was decommissioned at the end of the school 2016/2017 year. To see what’s new to the Library click on…
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Vancouver Law Librarian Blog

Vancouver Law Librarian Blog

Covers knowledge management, web development and law library management. By Steve Matthews.

http://vancouverlawlib.blogspot.com/
  • Sep 14

    Access to Justice BC Launches New Website

    Access to Justice BC Launches New Website
    Very pleased to announce that Access to Justice BC has launched a brand new website!Many thanks to the A2JBC volunteers that helped the process; and especially the project leadership provided by Jane Morley, Q.C. and Jennifer Muller!
  • Sep 14

    Quickscribe Annotations for August 2017

    Quickscribe Annotations for August 2017
    Below are the latest BC legislative annotations from Quickscribe for August.Katherine Hardie - British Columbia Human Rights Tribunal – Human Rights CodeKimberly Jakeman, Harper Grey LLP – Veterinarians ActQuickscribe 2.0 is an…
  • Aug 1

    Quickscribe Annotations for June & July 2017

    Quickscribe Annotations for June &amp; July 2017
    Below are the latest BC legislative annotations from Quickscribe for June and July (just released).June 2017: Devyn Cousineau – British Columbia Human Rights Tribunal – Human Rights CodeStan Rule, Sabey Rule LLP…
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Mendik Matters

Mendik Matters

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

http://www.mendikmatters.org/
  • Sep 14

    Happy Constitution Day!

    Happy Constitution Day!
    Constitution Day (officially observed this year on September 18) commemorates the formation and signing of the Constitution on September 17, 1787.  On this date, after fewer than one hundred working days, thirty-nine of the Philadelphia…
  • Sep 11

    Got Food? (Or Drink?)

    Got Food? (Or Drink?)
    Did you know the Mendik Library has a very liberal food and drink policy?  To help maintain it, we need everyone’s cooperation.  Drinks are permitted only in spill-proof containers (e.g., bottles with caps, commuter mugs or…
  • Sep 7

    Interested in Presidential Power?

    Interested in Presidential Power?
    In conjunction with a course on presidential power at the University of Washington School of Law last year, the Gallagher Law Library created a large and growing resource guide filled with links, readings, videos, podcasts and much more all…
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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/
Rank this Week: 997

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: 111

Ross-Blakley Law Library Blog

Ross-Blakley Law Library Blog

Covers key legal-education, research, practice, and law-library news. From the John J. Ross-William C. Blakley Law Library of the Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law at Arizona State University.

http://lawlibnews.lawnews-asu.org/
  • Sep 12

    Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) LibGuide

    Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) LibGuide
    In light of recent events, Ross-Blakley Law Library librarians Tara Mospan and Leslie A. Pardo created a Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) LibGuide. The guide has sections on the history of DACA, recent DACA developments, a…
  • Aug 16

    Free West Academic Study Aids Subscription

    Free West Academic Study Aids Subscription
    The Law Library provides ASU Law students with free access to over 500 study aids/course supplements through the West Academic Study Aids Subscription. 24/7 access – you can access the study aids anytime online Full-content searching…
  • Jun 22

    Important Changes to the Library Catalog

    Important Changes to the Library Catalog
    ASU Libraries is launching a new library catalog on June 30th .  During the transition from the old system to the new system, a few library catalog features will not be available. From June 27th at 3:00pm to June 29th YOU WILL NOT BE…
Rank this Week: 2491

University of New Hampshire School…

University of New Hampshire School of Law Library Blog

Provides law library news.

http://library.law.unh.edu/blog
  • Sep 12

    Scholarly Communications Report, Fall 2017

    Scholarly Communications Report, Fall 2017
    A report on scholarly communications at UNHL, including a call for publications, news about the new LawArXiv repository, and an explanation about the differences between publication types typically found in repositories. Call for Scholarly…
  • Sep 5

    Was Uncle Sam Original or a Rip-off?

    Was Uncle Sam Original or a Rip-off?
    Uncle Sam mechanical banks have been on the American scene at least since June 8, 1886, when Design Patent No. 16,728, issued on a toy savings bank of its type. The basic delightful design has long since been in the public domain. The banks…
  • Aug 31

    Throwback Thursdays - Welcome Back Students!

    Throwback Thursdays - Welcome Back Students!
    “The Road goes ever on and on Down from the door where it began. Now far ahead the Road has gone, And I must follow, if I can, Pursuing it with eager feet, Until it joins some larger way Where many paths and errands meet. And whither…
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The Reporter

The Reporter

Covers legal research. By the Texas Tech Law Library.

https://texastechlawlibrary.wordpress.com
  • Sep 12

    The Study and Practice of Law and Stress—A Modest Law Library Response

    The Study and Practice of Law and Stress—A Modest Law Library Response
    There is no doubt that a strong correlation exists between the study and practice of law and stress. Stress in …Continue reading →
  • Sep 11

    August 2017 Law Faculty Publications & New

    August 2017 Law Faculty Publications &amp; New
    Throughout August 2017, the Law Library received alerts for full-time TTU Law Faculty publications and news. Below is the compilation …Continue reading →
  • Sep 7

    August 2017 New Book

    August 2017 New Book
    In August 2017, the Law Library added the following new titles to the collection to support the research and curricular …Continue reading →
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UB Law Library Blog

UB Law Library Blog

Features news from the UB Law Library.

http://libweb.lib.buffalo.edu/blog/law
  • Sep 12

    CALI Author of the Week: Beth Adelman

    CALI Author of the Week: Beth Adelman
    Our Law Library director, Beth Adelman, is being highlighted as the CALI Author of the Week this week. Beth’s CALI lessons include “Forms of Federal Statutory Publication,” “Georgia Legal Research – Primary…
  • Sep 11

    Access Study Aids Online 24/7 through the Law Library

    Access Study Aids Online 24/7 through the Law Library
    You can now access over 500 study aids, case briefs, outlines, and audio lectures online through the Law Library’s new subscription with West Academic. Just go to…
  • Sep 1

    Reminder: Law Library holiday hour

    Reminder: Law Library holiday hour
    Just a reminder that the Law Library will be closed this weekend (Saturday, September 2-Sunday, September 3) and on Labor Day (Monday, September 4). We’ll re-open and resume our regular schedule of hours on Tuesday, September 5, at 7:30…
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Un blog pour l'information…

Un blog pour l'information juridique

By Emmanuel Barthe.

http://www.precisement.org/blog/
  • Sep 11

    Utiliser Legifrance à 100%

    Utiliser Legifrance à 100%
    Legifrance, une gourmandise ? Je n'irai peut-être pas jusque là ;-) mais un mille-feuilles, oui. Pourquoi un mille-feuilles ? Des bases de données mélangées Un mille-feuilles, d'abord, parce que Legifrance…
  • Sep 7

    Statistiques sur le surendettement en France avant 2000

    Statistiques sur le surendettement en France avant 2000
    Voici une synthèse des réponses (personnelles et apportées par mes collègues) à ma question sur la liste de diffusion ADBS : un étudiant recherche des statistiques sur les niveaux d'endettements des…
  • Sep 5

    Oudropo, l'Ouvroir de droit potentiel, lance son nouveau site

    Oudropo, l'Ouvroir de droit potentiel, lance son nouveau site
    Il y avait déjà l'Oulipo, l'Ouvroir de littérature potentielle, fondé notamment par Raymond Queneau et qui compta entre autres Italo Calvino et Marcel Duchamp parmi ses membres. L'Oulipo est un club discret…
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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
  • Sep 11

    Yale Law Library exhibits: "Law's Picture Books"

    Yale Law Library exhibits: "Law's Picture Books"
    Two new Yale Law Library exhibits… Law’s Picture Books: The Yale Law Library Collection Around the World with Law’s Picture Books Most people would not look for illustrations in law books. However, two exhibitions from the…
  • Aug 15

    "Law's Picture Books" catalogue is out!

    "Law's Picture Books" catalogue is out!
    Final preparations are underway for our major exhibition, “Law’s Picture Books: The Yale Law Library Collection,” curated by myself and Mark Weiner (Yale Law Class of 2000). It will display 140 books, drawn exclusively from…
  • Aug 8

    Preview the "Law's Picture Books" exhibit

    Preview the "Law's Picture Books" exhibit
    Preparations for our upcoming exhibition, “Law’s Picture Books: The Yale Law Library Collection,” together with two overseas trips, have kept me from the Yale Law Library Rare Books Blog for a while. “Law’s…
Rank this Week: 3525

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 11

    MPRE Sign Up

    MPRE Sign Up
    Thinking of taking the MPRE? Don’t wait, the deadline is soon approaching to sign up for the November exam! Don’t forget, the MPRE is required for admittance to the Georgia Bar. WHAT IS IT? The Multistate Professional…
  • Sep 8

    Faculty Spotlight Series: Dean Lisa Bli

    Faculty Spotlight Series: Dean Lisa Bli
    How well do you really know the faculty at the COL? Maybe you heard stories from other classmates or maybe you have taken a few classes with a certain professor, but have you ever wondered what really makes them tick? Well, wonder no more!…
  • Aug 30

    Study habits, study aid

    Study habits, study aid
    The power of habit.  Good habits can be created.  Bad habits can be changed.  It is never too early or late!   The mastery of law requires good study habits.  The library has tools to incorporate into your daily study…
Rank this Week: 2868