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Moritz Legal Information Blog

Moritz Legal Information Blog

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

http://moritzlegalinformation.blogspot.com/
  • Oct 16

    Cheetah: New Wolters Kluwer Legal Research Platform

    Cheetah: New Wolters Kluwer Legal Research Platform
    <!--[if gte mso 9]> <![endif]-->The Moritz Law Library now provides online access to cybersecurity and privacy materials on Cheetah, the new legal research platform from Wolters Kluwer. In addition to Wolters Kluwer and…
  • Oct 9

    Career Resources at the Moritz Law Library

    Career Resources at the Moritz Law Library
    Take advantage of the career resources and materials at the Moritz Law Library to gain insight on how to find and land the law job of your dreams. The Moritz Law Library’s Career Resources Guide will direct you to websites, journals, and…
  • Oct 2

    Online and Print Study Aids at the Moritz Law Library

    Online and Print Study Aids at the Moritz Law Library
    <!--[if gte mso 9]> <![endif]-->The Moritz Law Library now provides online access to Wolters Kluwer Study Aids in ebook format. Moritz law students can now consult the hundreds of study aids in this collection, which…
Rank this Week: 225

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/
  • Oct 16

    Recent Statutory Instruments – legislation.gov.uk

    Recent Statutory Instruments – legislation.gov.uk
    The Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (European Union Financial Sanctions) (Amendment) (No. 4) Regulations 2017 The Offshore Asset Moves Penalty (Specified Territories) (Amendment) Regulations 2017 The Sections 106B, 106C and 106D…
  • Oct 16

    Conscientious objection again: Adyan v Armenia – Law & Religion UK

    Conscientious objection again: Adyan v Armenia &ndash; Law &amp; Religion UK
    ‘In Adyan and Ors v Armenia [2017] ECHR 882, four Jehovah’s Witnesses had been convicted and imprisoned for refusing to perform either military or alternative civilian service.’ Full StoryLaw & Religion UK, 16th October…
  • Oct 16

    Bar Council say BSB registration plan risks deterring barristers from youth court work – Legal Future

    Bar Council say BSB registration plan risks deterring barristers from youth court work – Legal Future
    ‘The Bar Council has strongly attacked a plan by the Bar Standards Board (BSB) for the compulsory registration of youth court advocates, the first scheme of its type.’ Full StoryLegal Futures, 16th October 2017Source:…
Rank this Week: 4

Law Librarians

Law Librarians

By Mark Giangrande and Joe Hodnicki.

http://llb2.com/
  • Oct 16

    Cambridge Analytica and the rise of weaponized AI propaganda in political election campaign

    Cambridge Analytica and the rise of weaponized AI propaganda in political election campaign
    Cambridge Analytica, a data mining firm known for being a leader in behavioral microtargeting for election processes (and for bragging about its contribution to the successful Trump presidential campaign), is being investigated by the House…
  • Oct 16

    PEN America’s fake news report

    PEN America’s fake news report
    From the executive summary of Faking News: Fraudulent News and the Fight for Truth: Faking News: Fraudulent News and the Fight for Truth examines the rise of fraudulent news, defined here as demonstrably false information that is being…
  • Oct 16

    IEEE Spectrum special report: Blockchain World

    IEEE Spectrum special report: Blockchain World
    Sections of the report, which can be found here, include how smart contracts work, how blockchains work, blockchain terminology, how Wall Street firms plan to move trillions to blockchains in 2018, Illinois vs. Dubai, two experiments bring…
Rank this Week: 661

Slaw

Slaw

A Canadian cooperative weblog on all things legal.

http://www.slaw.ca
  • Oct 16

    Monday’s Mix

    Monday’s Mix
    Each Monday we present brief excerpts of recent posts from five of Canada’s award­-winning legal blogs chosen at random* from more than 80 recent Clawbie winners. In this way we hope to promote their work, with their permission, to…
  • Oct 15

    Equality, Diversity, and Inclusion Are Components of Competence

    Equality, Diversity, and Inclusion Are Components of Competence
    What does it mean to be a lawyer? Is it to possess an encyclopedic knowledge the law? To use this knowledge to make money? Is being a lawyer simply just another way to make money, as some who correctly identify the lack of business skills…
  • Oct 15

    Summaries Sunday: Supreme Advocacy

    Summaries Sunday: Supreme Advocacy
    On one Sunday each month we bring you a summary from Supreme Advocacy LLP of recent decisions at the Supreme Court of Canada. Supreme Advocacy LLP offers a weekly electronic newsletter, Supreme Advocacy Letter, to which you may subscribe.…
Rank this Week: 27

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
  • Oct 16

    Lecture

    Lecture
    University of Washington School of Law Judge Monica Munyendo, International Fellow, University of Washington School of Law, and Senior Resident Magistrate, Kenyan Judiciary Training Institute, presents today as part of the Global...
  • Oct 16

    Colloquia/Workshop

    Colloquia/Workshop
    University of Wisconsin Law School Matthew Steilen, University at Buffalo School of Law, presents today: Race, Class and Legality in War: Another Look at the Philips Case.
  • Oct 12

    Colloquia/Workshop

    Colloquia/Workshop
    University of Wisconsin Law School Boaventura de Sousa Santos, Professor of Sociology, University of Coimbra, and Distinguished Legal Scholar, University of Wisconsin Law School, presents today: Deglobalization: A Case of…
Rank this Week: 83

beSpacific

beSpacific

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

http://www.bespacific.com/
  • Oct 15

    Please Support BeSpacific

    Please Support BeSpacific
    Greetings Colleagues. If you read BeSpacific on a regular basis and my research is useful to you, please support this site by donating the Cost of a Cup of Coffee – $4 – or another amount, such as $8, $16, $20 – using the…
  • Oct 15

    Women are more concerned than men about gender discrimination in tech industry

    Women are more concerned than men about gender discrimination in tech industry
    Pew – “Women in the U.S. are substantially more likely than men to say gender discrimination is a major problem in the technology industry, according to a Pew Research Center survey conducted in July and August. The survey comes…
  • Oct 15

    Active Cyber Defense Certainty Act

    Active Cyber Defense Certainty Act
    The Register: “Two members of the US House of Representatives today introduced a law bill that would allow hacking victims to seek revenge and hack the hackers who hacked them. The Active Cyber Defense Certainty Act (ACDC) [PDF] amends…
Rank this Week: 14

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: 307

Mendik Matters

Mendik Matters

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

http://www.mendikmatters.org/
  • Oct 15

    The Haunted Halloween Info Hunt is Back!

    The Haunted Halloween Info Hunt is Back!
    Happy Halloween from the Mendik Library! As an early Halloween Treat, here’s your opportunity to WIN one of more than a dozen great study aids, texts, NYLS swag, Starbucks gift cards, and many other prizes! Just answer any 3 of the 6…
  • Oct 12

    Halloween is coming . . . and so is the Hunt!

    Halloween is coming . . . and so is the Hunt!
    The post Halloween is coming . . . and so is the Hunt! appeared first on Mendik Matters.
  • Sep 26

    First Monday in October

    First Monday in October
    We are nearing the end of September and that means the new Supreme Court term is right around the corner!  Every year, the first Monday in October marks the beginning of a new term.  This year’s term begins on Monday, October…
Rank this Week: 860

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/
  • Oct 14

    The Rise of Legal Operation

    The Rise of Legal Operation
    One of my old jokes I used to use arose out of lawyer questions about "AFAs." Lawyers would ask, How can you tell if an AFA will be successful? My answer: I have caller ID. The point being that success came with lawyers willing to focus on…
  • Oct 13

    Being a lawyer and sharing on social media

    Being a lawyer and sharing on social media
    Sharing, clothes and looking the part of a lawyer by @Lihsa I love social media. It’s a fascinating look into the minds of 2 billion people. Admittedly, it can, at times, get pretty ugly in there. But then there are places of…
  • Oct 9

    Give Me Some Change

    Give Me Some Change
    Photo by Danielle MacInnes  Of late, Casey has been posting some excellent material on the high BS factor of law firm marketing. This plus an event I participated in on Friday in NY spurred me on to write a post. However, don't…
Rank this Week: 248

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/
  • Oct 13

    Database Spotlight: PLI Plu

    Database Spotlight: PLI Plu
    Hello BC Law!  A recent reference question about forms inspires this post highlighting the Practising Law Institute (PLI).  You can find the PLI Plus platform through our A-Z Database List, linked from the library homepage. …
  • Oct 4

    Highlighting International Research

    Highlighting International Research
    Boston College Law Library's International Research Fair today focused attention on the Library's wide-ranging resources for international law research. Resources in the area of international tax, immigration, human rights, business and…
  • Oct 2

    Exciting tax programs during Fall 2017 at…

    Exciting tax programs during Fall 2017 at Boston College Law School:Tax Policy Collaborative - Ruth Mason (UVA) speaks on October 10;Regulations and Markets Workshop - Check the details for the next workshop scheduled for October 17 with…
Rank this Week: 1462

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/
Rank this Week: 387

Jenkins Law Library Blog

Jenkins Law Library Blog

Covers technology and legal research.

https://www.jenkinslaw.org/blog
  • Oct 13

    Special Needs Trust

    Special Needs Trust
      Need a basic introduction on special needs trusts? Check out Nolo's Special Needs Trusts 7th by Urbatsch and Fuller. According to Nolo, this title "shows you how to provide for a loved one with a disability -- without…
  • Oct 12

    Researching Natural Disasters in HeinOnline

    Researching Natural Disasters in HeinOnline
      This article is republished with permission by W.S. Hein. View the original article here.Natural disasters can devastate people and businesses. In the past month, news stations have broadcasted the destructive effect that…
  • Oct 5

    Legal Newspapers at Jenkin

    Legal Newspapers at Jenkin
    Jenkins has access to a variety of legal newspapers in print and on microfilm.We have (almost) every issue of The Legal Intelligencer, Philadelphia's legal newspaper. Our collection goes back to volume 1 (1843) and continues through today.…
Rank this Week: 158

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
  • Oct 13

    CORRECTED OPINION – October 13, 2017

    CORRECTED OPINION – October 13, 2017
    City of Helena v. C. Brown DA 17-0019 2017 MT 248 Criminal – Municipal Court Appeal
  • Oct 11

    OPINIONS – October 10, 2017

    OPINIONS – October 10, 2017
    King Arthur v. Rosecrance DA 17-0083 2017 MT 251N Civil – Justice Court Appeal State v. T. Allison DA 16-0498 2017 MT 250N Criminal – DUI-Felony Parenting of R.J.N H.E.N. DA 17-0041 2017 MT 249 Civil – Domestic Relations…
  • Oct 5

    OPINION – October 5, 2017

    OPINION – October 5, 2017
    Fishman v. GRBR DA 17-0214 2017 MT 245 Civil – Negligence
Rank this Week: 57

ZiefBrief

ZiefBrief

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

http://ziefbrief.typepad.com/ziefbrief/
  • Oct 13

    Zief Library Closure Notice: Closed October 13 through October 15

    Zief Library Closure Notice: Closed October 13 through October 15
    Zief Library will be closed from October 13 to October 15. As of today, we plan to reopen at our usual time on October 16. University leadership announced on October 12 that all classes and events at USF are canceled...
  • Aug 28

    Subject Listing of Law Library of Congress Research Guide

    Subject Listing of Law Library of Congress Research Guide
    The Law Library of Congress blog, In Custodia Legis, has been operating for seven years (congratulations!). This post contains a helpful A-Z subject listing of all of the research guides published since In Custodia Legis began posting. Check…
  • Aug 21

    Using PowerNotes to Keep Research Organized

    Using PowerNotes to Keep Research Organized
    Organizing legal research can be challenging, particularly when you're gathering sources from web pages, Lexis, Westlaw, HeinOnline, and a host of other legal research sources. PowerNotes is a new online research tool designed to make legal…
Rank this Week: 1597

New Jersey Law Librarians…

New Jersey Law Librarians Association (NJLLA)

Features New Jersey law library news.

http://njlla.org/blog/
  • Oct 13

    November Meeting: “Newark — Legal Capital of the State” by Robert Steinbaum, Esq.

    November Meeting: “Newark — Legal Capital of the State” by Robert Steinbaum, Esq.
    November  2017  Meeting Newark—Legal Capital of the State Robert Steinbaum, Esq. Trenton may be New Jersey’s official state capital, but Newark, where many of our members work, is the de facto legal capital of the…
  • Sep 28

    October Brown Bag Luncheon: Video Viewing of AALL Keynote Speaker Bryan Stevenson

    October Brown Bag Luncheon: Video Viewing of AALL Keynote Speaker Bryan Stevenson
    NEW JERSEY LAW LIBRARIANS ASSOCIATION OCTOBER 2017 BROWN BAG LUNCHEON Video Viewing of AALL Keynote Speaker Bryan Stevenson American Injustice: Mercy, Humanity and Making a Difference Bryan Stevenson, a visionary legal thinker and social…
  • Jun 6

    Ronald McDonald House Thanks NJLLA

    Ronald McDonald House Thanks NJLLA
    Ronald McDonald House of Central & Northern New Jersey thanked NJLLA for donations collected at our recent annual meeting. Kudos to the Community Service Committee for its efforts in arranging the donations.
Rank this Week: 3328

The Blackacre Times

The Blackacre Times

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

http://theblackacretimes.com/
  • Oct 13

    Library Puzzle

    Library Puzzle
    In case you missed the puzzles being assembled at the library circulation desk: the Harley-Davidson is complete, the Harry Potter is under way, and the Pollock has been moved out of sight (due to deflating puzzle morale).  Filed under:…
  • Sep 27

    Outlining 101

    Outlining 101
    Worried about outlines? What are they? Should you write your own or use someone else’s? When should you start putting one together? The whole thing can seem overwhelming, but with just a few tips, you’ll be an outlining pro.…
  • Sep 25

    Let’s Get Clinical – experiential learning is an ABA requirement

    Let’s Get Clinical – experiential learning is an ABA requirement
    By Colleen Hampton It is that time of year, folks: time to consider experiential learning opportunities. The deadline for Spring 2018 Clinic and Externship opportunities is September 27th.  And if you started school in 2016 you are…
Rank this Week: 1316

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
  • Oct 12

    1st International Assembly of Law Libraries at UNAM: Law Libraries Within a Global Information Society

    1st International Assembly of Law Libraries at UNAM: Law Libraries Within a Global Information Society
    On August 3 and 4, 2017, I had the distinct privilege of representing the Law Library of Congress at one of Latin America’s most lauded institutes of legal research. In observance of Hispanic Heritage Month, I would like to share some…
  • Oct 11

    Interview with Samantha Seto, Digital Resources Division Intern

    Interview with Samantha Seto, Digital Resources Division Intern
    Today’s interview is with Samantha Seto, who worked as an intern with the Digital Resources Division this past summer. Describe your background. I am from the suburbs of Florida–the beautiful lands of Tampa Palms. I grew up in a…
  • Oct 6

    Four Corners of Law, Charleston, SC – Pic of the Week

    Four Corners of Law, Charleston, SC – Pic of the Week
    I cannot seem to travel without encountering something law-related. During my recent trip to Charleston, South Carolina, our tour guide took us to the “Four Corners of Law” at the intersection of Broad Street and Meeting Street.…
Rank this Week: 101

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
  • Oct 12

    Librarians Guiding the Use of Classroom Technology

    Librarians Guiding the Use of Classroom Technology
    As librarians, we are often the go-to institutional source for teaching technologies. In law, the faculty often look to us to help train on and maintain these technologies for the benefit of the law school community. And with a 21st Century…
  • Oct 5

    The Continued Evolution of WEXIS Graduate Acce

    The Continued Evolution of WEXIS Graduate Acce
    In a continued effort to attract longterm users, both Westlaw & Lexis have modified graduate access to offer generous extended access.As to Westlaw, currently, if you are a "Practice Ready" school, meaning that you subscribe to…
  • 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…
Rank this Week: 294

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/
  • Oct 12

    Ebook Study Aids Available for Checkout

    Ebook Study Aids Available for Checkout
    The Law Library has a large number of ebook study aids and practice area materials available via the Overdrive platform. The large number of titles include Practice Area Gilbert’s, Q&A, Understanding (various areas of law), and…
  • Oct 10

    10/12 “Westlaw Overview” Seminar – Gift Card Drawing after Seminar

    10/12 “Westlaw Overview” Seminar – Gift Card Drawing after Seminar
    The Law Library Westlaw Overview Legal Research Seminar is Thursday, October 12, 4:30pm-5pm, in Law Library Room A059.  Leap beyond Google and harness the power of this legal research giant. You’ll practice big box &…
  • Oct 9

    Westlaw $5000 Scholarship Opportunity

    Westlaw $5000 Scholarship Opportunity
    How to Enter: Log into lawschool.westlaw.com Under “Are you ‘Ready to Go Pro?’” click “Take the Challenge” button OR navigate through Training Tools Complete each short module Once six training modules are…
Rank this Week: 246

TSLL TechScans

TSLL TechScans

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

http://tslltechscans.blogspot.com/
  • Oct 12

    OCLC supports changing FAST terminology but says LCSH must take the lead

    OCLC supports changing FAST terminology but says LCSH must take the lead
    In Andrew Pace's OCLC Next post dated 14 September 2017, he addresses the discussion around changing the term "Illegal Aliens" in OCLC's Faceted Access to Subject Terminology (FAST). Pace is the Executive Director, Technical Research at…
  • Oct 10

    eBooks in the Law Library

    eBooks in the Law Library
    A recent article in Inside Higher Ed asked if medical schools still need books. The question of the role of eBooks in all types of libraries has been batted around in some form or another since the advent of eBooks. While the Inside…
  • Oct 5

    Disaster Resources for Cultural Heritage

    Disaster Resources for Cultural Heritage
    The fall brings us hurricane season and extended drought conditions have led to what feels like a never-ending wildfire season. But this year has brought us more than the natural disasters that we "expect." Earthquakes and flooding have also…
Rank this Week: 759

BLS Library Blog

BLS Library Blog

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

http://www.blslibrary.com/
  • Oct 12

    Your Librarians On the Go, To Keep You In the Know

    Your Librarians On the Go, To Keep You In the Know
    The librarians on the BLS Library staff are members of several professional organizations that meet annually for professional development, information sharing, networking, etc.  The most important aspect of these meetings is to learn…
  • Sep 29

    Sixth Annual Research Fair Recap

    Sixth Annual Research Fair Recap
    BLS Library held its 6th Annual Research Fair yesterday, September 28, 2017. Representatives from Bloomberg Law, EBSCO, Lexis Digital Library, Lexis, Westlaw, and Wolters Kluwer were on hand to showcase their databases. Library Director Janet…
  • Sep 29

    New Tax Titles at BLS

    New Tax Titles at BLS
    Brooklyn Law School Library’s New Books List for October contains 10 print titles and 20 eBook titles. Among the print items are two on taxation both authored by BLS Professors. The first is Federal Taxation of Corporations and…
Rank this Week: 20

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/
  • Oct 12

    Recently Added

    Recently Added
    The art of drafting the commercial contract, 2017 Overcome error and oversight when drafting and reviewing commercial contracts. Content includes: Control the Drafting The Agreement’s Skeleton Principles of Clear Writing …
  • 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…
Rank this Week: 1444

The Reporter

The Reporter

Covers legal research. By the Texas Tech Law Library.

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

    The Importance of Legal Research Skills for Practice

    The Importance of Legal Research Skills for Practice
    Nearly all law schools are focusing on preparing “practice-ready” graduates. This approach to legal education was advanced in the 1990’s with …Continue reading →
  • Oct 10

    GovSearch: Power Search

    GovSearch: Power Search
    This is the second in a four part series blog post spotlighting Carroll Publishing’s GovSearch Suite. What is a Power …Continue reading →
  • Oct 9

    September 2017 New Book

    September 2017 New Book
    In September 2017, the Law Library added the following new titles to the collection to support the research and curricular …Continue reading →
Rank this Week: 382

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/
  • Oct 12

    Tech Thursday: Tune Up Your PC

    Tech Thursday: Tune Up Your PC
    Is you computer running slow? Click Here to read PCMag's article on the best Tune-Up Utilities for 2017.
  • Oct 5

    Tech Thursday: How To Unsubscribe From Email List

    Tech Thursday: How To Unsubscribe From Email List
    Click Here to read PCMag.com's article on how to unsubscribe from email lists.
  • Sep 24

    U.S. Code Gets a New Title 34 (Crime Control and Law Enforcement)

    U.S. Code Gets a New Title 34 (Crime Control and Law Enforcement)
    The United States Code now has a new Title 34. Although Title 34 has been empty since 1956, it is now captioned Crime Control and Law Enforcement. However, there is no new content. It is simply a reorganization of content...
Rank this Week: 317

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: 1056

Lex Scripta

Lex Scripta

From the Dallas Association of Law Librarians.

http://dallnet.blogspot.com/
  • Oct 11

    All Things Texas!

    All Things Texas!
    In case you missed the announcement, the Texas State Law Library has made Texas statutes electronically available with complete coverage from 1879 to 1984!Read more at the Texas State Law Library's…
  • Jul 27

    It's Not Just Legal Research -- Check Alerts & Analytics Too!

    It's Not Just Legal Research -- Check Alerts &amp; Analytics Too!
    Numerous articles have been written lately about the differences in relevant results pulled back in various legal research databases (e.g. Robert Ambrogi's recent article and Susan Mart's research that really kicked off this…
  • Jun 30

    Big Change on Congress.gov. Now the default search operator is AND instead of OR

    Big Change on Congress.gov. Now the default search operator is AND instead of OR
    June 26, 2017 is the date it all changed.Your search results may be more relevant on the Congress.gov website because the space between two search terms now uses the AND operator instead of the OR operator.Before June 26, 2017 the space…
Rank this Week: 1010

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/
  • Oct 11

    NILL added new content to the Indian Law Bulletins on 10/11

    NILL added new content to the Indian Law Bulletins on 10/11
    U.S. Supreme Court Bulletin http://www.narf.org/nill/bulletins/sct/2017-2018update.htmlPetition was filed in Kansas v. National Indian Gaming Commission (Indian Lands - Gaming)Petition was filed in Herrera v. Wyoming (Treaty Hunting…
  • Sep 28

    NILL added new content to the Indian Law Bulletins on 9/28

    NILL added new content to the Indian Law Bulletins on 9/28
    U.S. Supreme Court Bulletin http://www.narf.org/nill/bulletins/sct/2017-2018update.htmlPetition was filed in Window Rock Unified School District v. Reeves (Employment) on 9/25/17. Petition was filed in  Tavares v. Whitehouse (Indian…
  • 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…
Rank this Week: 1778

Library Boy

Library Boy

Features legal research news. By Michel-Adrien Sheppard.

http://micheladrien.blogspot.com/
  • Oct 11

    Three-Part Series on State of Law Library eBooks 2017-18

    Three-Part Series on State of Law Library eBooks 2017-18
    The website LLRX.com has published the first article in a three-part series on The State of Law Library eBooks 2017-18. It is written by Ellyssa Kroski, Director of Information Technology at the New York Law Institute (NYLI) : "This…
  • Oct 10

    Canadian Association of Law Libraries Webinar on Platforms, Apps and Omnibot

    Canadian Association of Law Libraries Webinar on Platforms, Apps and Omnibot
    The Canadian Association of Law Libraries (CALL) is hosting a webinar on October 26, 2017 called Platforms, Apps and Omnibots - Alternate Views on the Future of Legal Research . It starts at 1PM Eastern time:"Can you imagine a future where a…
  • Oct 5

    Library Association Submissions on Canadian Copyright Board Reform

    Library Association Submissions on Canadian Copyright Board Reform
    The Government of Canada has been holding consultations on the reform of the Copyright Board whose job it is to establish royalties for the use of copyrighted materials.Today, the website Librarianship.ca posted summaries of the submissions…
Rank this Week: 564

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
  • Oct 11

    WestlawNext Canada training

    WestlawNext Canada training
    The library is pleased to offer WestlawNext Canada training. The session will take place on Monday, October 16, from 1 p.m. to 2 p.m. in Room 2011. To register send a message to library@osgoode.yorku.ca, with WestlawNext Canada in the…
  • Sep 25

    Lexis Advance Quicklaw training

    Lexis Advance Quicklaw training
    Brush up on your online searching skills! The library is pleased to offer Lexis Advance Quicklaw training on Wednesday, October 4, from 1 p.m. to 2 p.m. The session will take place in Room 2011. To register please send a … Continue…
  • Sep 25

    Osgoode Digital Commons: Readership Snapshot

    Osgoode Digital Commons: Readership Snapshot
    August 2017 Last month, Osgoode Digital Commons had 41,179 full-text downloads and 221 new submissions were posted, bringing the total works in the repository to  16,568. Osgoode Hall Law School of York University scholarship was read by…
Rank this Week: 1330

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/
  • Oct 11

    ResearchGate starts removing research paper

    ResearchGate starts removing research paper
    Inside Higher Ed reports that ResearchGate, a scholarly social media platform used by scholars to share their work, has started taking down large numbers of research papers because of publishers warnings that many of the papers uploaded there…
  • Oct 6

    Resources Supporting Research On Cybersecurity

    Resources Supporting Research On Cybersecurity
    From the Federal Depositories Library Program:National Cyber Security Awareness Month (NCSAM), celebrated each October, was established to educate the public about the need to be safe and secure online and to be prepared in the event of a…
  • Sep 30

    "Clickbait" corrupting scholarship

    "Clickbait" corrupting scholarship
    The Tax Prof Blog posts and quotes from a recent article in Inside Higher Education, which says that "academe has been “hacked” by scholars and journals looking to up their citation and impact figures." The problem has received…
Rank this Week: 436

D'Angelo Law Library Blog

D'Angelo Law Library Blog

Covers legal research.

http://news.lib.uchicago.edu/law/
  • Oct 10

    Introducing Scott Vanderlin, new Student Services Librarian

    Introducing Scott Vanderlin, new Student Services Librarian
    Scott Vanderlin joined the D’Angelo Law Library on September 5 as our new Student Services Librarian. Prior to coming to the University of Chicago, Scott was the Associate Director for Research and Instructional Services…
  • Oct 2

    Supreme Court October 2017 Term Begin

    Supreme Court October 2017 Term Begin
    Tuesday the Supreme Court hears the first arguments of the October 2017 term. This year, the Court has before it the President’s travel ban, rights of aliens facing deportation, high-tech gerrymandering, First Amendment challenges to…
  • 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…
Rank this Week: 1437

Un blog pour l'information…

Un blog pour l'information juridique

By Emmanuel Barthe.

http://www.precisement.org/blog/
Rank this Week: 420

Law Library Blog

Law Library Blog

From the University of British Columbia Law Library.

http://law.library.ubc.ca/category/blog/
  • Oct 10

    New Books at the Law Library – October 10, 2017

    New Books at the Law Library – October 10, 2017
    LAW LIBRARY level 3: HV6773.15.C56 P67 2017 Claudiu Popa, The Canadian Cyberfraud Handbook: A Professional Reference: How to Keep Up with the Evolution of Deceptive Practices and Reduce the Erosion of Online Trust (Toronto Thomson Reuters…
  • Oct 2

    New Books at the Law Library – October 2, 2017

    New Books at the Law Library – October 2, 2017
    LAW LIBRARY level 3: DA965.H44 B76 2017 Eugene Broderick, John Hearne: Architect of the 1937 Constitution of Ireland (Newbridge: Irish Academic Press, 2017). LAW LIBRARY level 3: K4475 .C63 2017 Arthur J. Cockfield & David S. Kerzner,…
  • Oct 2

    Closed on Thanksgiving – October 9, 2017

    Closed on Thanksgiving – October 9, 2017
Rank this Week: 1457

Legal Research is EASY

Legal Research is EASY

Covers basic legal research. By Bret Christensen.

http://legalresearchiseasy.blogspot.com/
  • Oct 9

    Watch out, Lara Croft!

    Watch out, Lara Croft!
    Have you ever been sitting in your cubicle and thought that there has to be more to life than just sitting here in my cubicle?  Have you ever wondered how Indiana Jones or Lara Croft got their start as archaeologists (or tomb raiders, as…
  • Oct 2

    Word of the Month for October 2017: Novelty

    Word of the Month for October 2017: Novelty
    Picture it.  You've been dreaming of a contraption for years and having just received a B.S. degree in engineering, you finally understand that that contraption is a new mousetrap.  A mousetrap? Really!?! Well, some people dream of…
  • Sep 25

    Get it together

    Get it together
    Once upon a time there was a mayor named Marion Barry. Marion was a nice enough fellow except for the fact that he had a rather nasty drug habit.  In fact, while in office, Marion was arrested for possession of cocaine following an…
Rank this Week: 455

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/
  • Oct 9

    50th Anniversary of Justice Thurgood Marshall’s Swearing in to the Supreme Court

    50th Anniversary of Justice Thurgood Marshall’s Swearing in to the Supreme Court
    Justice Thurgood Marshall was sworn in as an associate justice of the Supreme Court of the United States fifty years ago, on October 2, 1967. He was the first African American to hold a seat on the Supreme Court. Justice Marshall had a…
  • Oct 4

    New U.S. Government Website for Federal Inspector General Report

    New U.S. Government Website for Federal Inspector General Report
    A new federal government website, Oversight.gov, gathers together public reports from Federal Inspectors General who are members of the Council of the Inspectors General on Integrity and Efficiency (CIGIE). The site allows searches by…
  • 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…
Rank this Week: 1974

The Goodson Blogson

The Goodson Blogson

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

http://dukelawref.blogspot.com/
  • Oct 9

    Updated Guide to North Carolina Material

    Updated Guide to North Carolina Material
    The Goodson Law Library research guide to North Carolina Practice was updated recently. One of the most important changes? This year's move of the Clarence W. Walker North Carolina Alcove itself – from its former home on Level 2 to its…
  • Sep 28

    First Monday 2017

    First Monday 2017
    Monday, October 2 marks the opening of the U.S. Supreme Court's new October term. The "First Monday in October" has been the Court’s official start date for more than a century, and is codified at 28 U.S.C. § 2 (2012).As shown in…
  • 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. §…
Rank this Week: 1468

Government Information Blog

Government Information Blog

Posts from the Government Documents Librarian at Brooklyn Law School Library

https://governmentinfo.wordpress.com/
  • Oct 6

    Congress.gov: An Overview

    Congress.gov: An Overview
    Congress.gov is the official website for United States federal legislative information, having replaced the former website, Thomas.gov, which was retired July 5, 2016. The Congress.gov website is a very robust site with many features not…
  • Jul 20

    The Regulatory Accountability Act: Proposed Legislation

    The Regulatory Accountability Act: Proposed Legislation
    Federal administrative agencies, which comprise the executive branch of the United States government, are required to conform to the procedures for their administration set out in the Administrative Procedure Act of 1946, which has been…
  • May 26

    The Sixties: the Digitized Version of the Congressional Record Recently Released

    The Sixties: the Digitized Version of the Congressional Record Recently Released
    The Congressional Record is the official record of the debates and proceedings of the United States Congress.  It is issued daily when Congress is in session, and is published by the United States Government Printing Office (GPO). …
Rank this Week: 953

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/
  • Oct 6

    Announcing the Fred Parks Law Library’s Halloween Selfie Contest

    Announcing the Fred Parks Law Library’s Halloween Selfie Contest
    It’s October, and our spookiest patron, Stanley, is here with his fiancée, Stella, and their service dog Spike to work on his case. This year they are joined by their friends Blanche and Tennessee. Send your selfie with one or…
  • Aug 25

    Inclement Weather AlertDue to…

    Inclement Weather AlertDue to Hurricane Harvey, the law school building will close at noon today (8/25/2017) and will remain closed through the weekend. (Next update 8/27/2017)
  • Aug 23

    The 100th anniversary of the Houston Mutiny & Riot

    The 100th anniversary of the Houston Mutiny &amp; Riot
    by Heather Kushnerick, Special Collections Librarian & College Archivist             On this day in 1917, over 100 African American soldiers from the 3rd Battalion, 24th US Infantry disobeyed orders,…
Rank this Week: 1428

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
  • Oct 6

    Around the World with Law’s Picture Book

    Around the World with Law’s Picture Book
    Please join the Lillian Goldman Law Library and Professor Judith Resnik on November 8, 2017, 12:10-1:15pm, in SLB 127 for a fun and fascinating exploration of legal iconography and illustrated law books.
  • Sep 29

    Pauli Murray @ YLS: 1961-1965

    Pauli Murray @ YLS: 1961-1965
     There is a new exhibit at the Lillian Goldman Law Library: Pauli Murray @ YLS: 1961-1965 will be on display in the Reading Room (L3) of the Lillian Goldman Law Library, Yale Law School, until December 21, 2017.
  • 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,…
Rank this Week: 1230

University of South Carolina Law…

University of South Carolina Law Library Blog

Shares items of interest with its user base of law students, law faculty, and the general public in South Carolina.

http://library.uofsclaw.org
  • Oct 5

    In Memoriam: M. Cherif Bassiouni

    In Memoriam: M. Cherif Bassiouni
    M. Cherif Bassiouni, a renowned expert in international criminal law, died September 25. The New York Times obituary describes him as “a mix of quintessential intellectual, diplomat and human rights activist, as comfortable in…
  • Sep 25

    Chat and Text with the Law Library

    Chat and Text with the Law Library
    The law library is proud to announce that the same reference services that have long been available by phone, by email, and in person at the reference desk are now also available via online chat on our website, as well as by text to…
  • Sep 22

    LibraryFest 2017

    LibraryFest 2017
    LibraryFest 2017 is now in the books. Enjoy the photos we’ve posted to Facebook and Instagram. A time-lapse video is below, along with the full text of our librarian superhero descriptions from our librarian superhero poster. Time-Lapse…
Rank this Week: 2198

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/
  • Oct 4

    Louisville Lawyers in the Latest Issue of The Green Bag

    Louisville Lawyers in the Latest Issue of The Green Bag
    We haven’t received the Summer 2017 issue of The Green Bag yet here at the Law Library, but it has appeared online, which these days may be the only edition that matters. I’m being stubborn and waiting for my paper copy so I…
  • Sep 25

    How the Louis D. Brandeis School of Law Got Its Name

    How the Louis D. Brandeis School of Law Got Its Name
    Contrary to popular belief, the Louis D. Brandeis School of Law is located at the University of Louisville, in Kentucky, and not at Brandeis University. Brandeis was born in Louisville in 1856, and while he never lived there again after he…
  • Apr 18

    The Lasting Impact of Louis D. Brandei

    The Lasting Impact of Louis D. Brandei
    There have been many summations of Brandeis’s philosophy over the years, but there is always room for new looks at his life’s work. The latest overview is an article by Joel K. Goldstein and Charles A. Miller called…
Rank this Week: 2909

Due Process

Due Process

By the Georgetown Law Library.

https://blogs.commons.georgetown.edu/dueprocess/
  • Oct 4

    CLC Temporarily Closed (10/16 – 10/17)

    CLC Temporarily Closed (10/16 – 10/17)
    The Computer Learning Center (CLC) will be temporarily closed Monday, October 16 – Tuesday, October 17 while IST upgrades all 24 computers with new machines. During this time, please take advantage of the public terminals and printers…
  • Oct 3

    Following the Supreme Court?

    Following the Supreme Court?
    The library maintains a research guide on the Supreme Court and has recently subscribed to Proquest Supreme Court Insight, offering you unparalleled resources for research into the U.S. Supreme Court. Access decisions, records and briefs,…
  • 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…
Rank this Week: 1474

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: 216

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/
  • Oct 2

    Welcome (back)

    Welcome (back)
    A warm welcome to new students studying here at Birkbeck, and a welcome back to returning students.For new students we're offering introductory tours of the library until Saturday 21st October. These will run at 5.30pm from Monday - Friday,…
  • Aug 8

    Employment Tribunal decisions now available online

    Employment Tribunal decisions now available online
    Earlier this year, Employment Tribunal decisions were put online for the first time. Before this, to read a judgment you had to apply in writing to the Tribunals Service in Bury St Edmunds and enclose £10 to cover costs!Selected…
  • Jul 18

    The EU (Withdrawal) Bill - what it says and the issues it raise

    The EU (Withdrawal) Bill - what it says and the issues it raise
    I've previously posted about Mark Elliott's Public Law for Everyone blog and having just read his 1000 words entry on the EU (Withdrawal) Bill thought that it was worth linking through to this particular post. As a non-lawyer I found it easy…
Rank this Week: 4598

Vancouver Law Librarian Blog

Vancouver Law Librarian Blog

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

http://vancouverlawlib.blogspot.com/
  • Oct 2

    Quickscribe Annotations for September 2017

    Quickscribe Annotations for September 2017
    Below are the latest BC legislative annotations from Quickscribe for September 2017.Eileen Vanderburgh, Alexander Holburn + Lang LLP - Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy ActBill Buholzer, Young Anderson Barristers and Solicitors…
  • 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…
Rank this Week: 1183