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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/
  • Feb 23

    BLS Professor on Israel Supreme Court

    BLS Professor on Israel Supreme Court
    Brooklyn Law School’s Professor Alex Stein gained appointment to the Israeli Supreme Court. Stein, a foremost expert on torts, medical malpractice, evidence, and general legal theory, was appointed along with Israeli District Court…
  • Feb 22

    Best Law Twitter

    Best Law Twitter
    Want to keep up-to-date with legal news even though you’re short on time?  Twitter is a great tool to share and receive timely information about the legal industry, legal technology, and law school news.  Many lawyers also use…
  • Feb 16

    Presidents Day

    Presidents Day
    The Uniform Monday Holiday Act in 1971 declares that Washington’s Birthday falls on the third Monday in February in the United States. It is also known as Washington’s Birthday, after George Washington, the first president of the…
Rank this Week: 49

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/
  • Feb 23

    What is the correct way to cite the year of the C.F.R.?

    What is the correct way to cite the year of the C.F.R.?
    There is an element to the citation of a regulation in the Code of Federal Regulations (C.F.R.) that seems so simple, but can in fact be different depending on what rule you choose to follow: the date of the code edition cited. According to…
  • Feb 22

    Civil Lawsuit Against White Supremacist Groups Who Terrorized Charlottesville

    Civil Lawsuit Against White Supremacist Groups Who Terrorized Charlottesville
    On August 11 and 12, 2017, white supremacists gathered in Charlottesville for a violent rally that resulted in one death and countless injuries to the residents of Charlottesville, Virginia. Attorney Roberta A. Kaplan was engaged by the…
  • Feb 21

    EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt’s High-Flying Way

    EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt’s High-Flying Way
    EPA administrator Scott Pruitt has dominated some of the news headlines over the past week for something other than his stance on environmental regulations, his travel habits. Last week, the Washington Post released a story detailing the…
Rank this Week: 508

Gallagher Blogs

Gallagher Blogs

Features library news and legal research tips. From the Marian Gould Gallagher Law Library of the University of Washington School of Law.

http://gallagherlawlibrary.blogspot.com/
  • Feb 23

    Diversity and the Law - Guide to Related Reading

    Diversity and the Law - Guide to Related Reading
    UW School of Law is wrapping up Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Week, but the conversation doesn't end at the close of the week's programming. If you are interested in learning more about diversity and the law, check out the Gallagher Law…
  • Feb 20

    The Limits of Presidential Power: A Citizen's Guide to the Law

    The Limits of Presidential Power: A Citizen's Guide to the Law
    Image from Amazon.comNews headlines have you scratching your head? Have you or your friends ever wondered why presidents seldom fulfill their campaign promises? Or how a federal district court judge can block a presidential executive order?…
  • Feb 15

    Did you forget Valentine's Day?! VaLAWntines, 5 of 5

    Did you forget Valentine's Day?! VaLAWntines, 5 of 5
    Did you forget to send someone a valentine? Or maybe you were just so busy that you forgot February 14th was Valentine's Day… It happens. Either way, we have your back. Here are some valentine cards that work well for anyone you may…
Rank this Week: 339

MoreUs, The Arthur J. Morris Law…

MoreUs, The Arthur J. Morris Law Library Blog

Official blawg of the Arthur J. Morris Law Library at the University of Virginia School of Law.

http://library.law.virginia.edu/ajm-blog
  • Feb 23

    New ACLU and United Nations Databases Available at UVA

    New ACLU and United Nations Databases Available at UVA
    It’s 2018—are you researching civil rights, immigration, or women’s issues? How about climate change or international politics? The UVA Law Library is excited to announce the acquisition of two new online research databases…
  • Feb 6

    Gregory Swanson and the Integration of UVA Law

    Gregory Swanson and the Integration of UVA Law
    [On February 5, 2018, the University of Virginia School of Law commemorated Gregory Hayes Swanson, who attended UVA Law in the graduate L.L.M. program and was the first black student to enroll at UVA after winning his lawsuit to desegregate…
  • Feb 2

    Fitchett “Graduates” Summa Cum Laude

    Fitchett “Graduates” Summa Cum Laude
    This week Taylor Fitchett retires – or “graduates,” as she calls it – from twenty years at the Arthur J. Morris Law Library. Taylor leaves behind a legacy of excellence in expanding the library’s research…
Rank this Week: 4565

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/
  • Feb 23

    C|M Law Library Blog Named a Top 10 Legal Writing Blog

    C|M Law Library Blog Named a Top 10 Legal Writing Blog
    Sometimes, we need to pat ourselves on the back! Cleveland-Marshall College of Law Library blog was named one of the top 10 Legal Writing Blogs and Websites for Lawyers and Law Students by Feedspot Blog Readers! YES!  Thanks go out to…
  • Feb 22

    OpenCon Satellite Event at C|M|Law

    OpenCon Satellite Event at C|M|Law
     To celebrate Open Education Week, librarians from the Michael Schwartz Library at Cleveland State University (CSU) are hosting their first OpenCon satellite event on March 5, 2018. Joined by law librarians from C|M|Law, the event is…
  • Feb 21

    GavelNote Available for Free for C|M|Law Student

    GavelNote Available for Free for C|M|Law Student
    There is a new online note-taking platform called GavelNote, which was created specifically for law students (by Cleveland-Marshall graduates) to eliminate the drudgery of outlining your courses. Capturing, compiling, and organizing your…
Rank this Week: 3787

The Reporter

The Reporter

Covers legal research. By the Texas Tech Law Library.

https://texastechlawlibrary.wordpress.com
Rank this Week: 2701

Law Librarians

Law Librarians

By Mark Giangrande and Joe Hodnicki.

http://llb2.com/
  • Feb 23

    Meet America’s 10 largest gunmaker

    Meet America’s 10 largest gunmaker
    In Fully Loaded: Inside the Shadowy World of America’s 10 Biggest Gunmakers Mother Jones set out to break through the opacity surrounding the $8 billion firearms industry and the men who control it. Interesting. — Joe
  • Feb 23

    Manafort and Gates: Mueller’s new 32-count indictment (text)

    Manafort and Gates: Mueller’s new 32-count indictment (text)
    Paul J. Manafort, Jr., of Alexandria, Va., and Richard W. Gates III, of Richmond, Va., were indicted by a federal grand jury on Feb. 22, 2018, in the Eastern District of Virginia. The indictment contains 32 counts: 16 counts related to false…
  • Feb 23

    A description of AR-15 injuries by a radiologist who attended to Parkland shooting victim

    A description of AR-15 injuries by a radiologist who attended to Parkland shooting victim
    “I have seen a handful of AR-15 injuries in my career. I saw one from a man shot in the back by a SWAT team years ago. The injury along the path of the bullet from an AR-15 is vastly different from a low-velocity handgun injury. The…
Rank this Week: 480

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/
  • Feb 23

    Heraldic memorials in churches – Law & Religion UK

    Heraldic memorials in churches – Law & Religion UK
    ‘A recent judgment on the installation of a hatchment in the church of St Mary Magdalene, Adlestrop, includes an examination of the arcane rules of heraldry and their present-day relevance in the Church of England. Following a brief…
  • Feb 23

    Recent Statutory Instruments – legislation.gov.uk

    Recent Statutory Instruments – legislation.gov.uk
    The Policing and Crime Act 2017 (Consequential Amendments) Regulations 2018 The Research and Development (Qualifying Bodies) (Tax) Order 2018 The Social Security and Child Support (Regulation and Inspection of Social Care (Wales) Act 2016)…
  • Feb 23

    BAILII: Recent Decision

    BAILII: Recent Decision
    Court of Appeal (Civil Division) Amey Birmingham Highways Ltd v Birmingham City Council [2018] EWCA Civ 264 (22 February 2018) Sea Tank Shipping AS v Vinnlustodin HF Vatryggingafelag Islands FH [2018] EWCA Civ 276 (22 February 2018) Mynnyd Y…
Rank this Week: 4

Slaw

Slaw

A Canadian cooperative weblog on all things legal.

http://www.slaw.ca
  • Feb 23

    Access to Justice Alarm

    Access to Justice Alarm
    I want to raise an SDG 16.3 alarm and appeal for Canada to lead. Let me explain. The Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) constitute the 2030 development agenda of the world, adopted by the UN’s heads of state and government in…
  • Feb 22

    The Saga of the Canada’s “Making Available Right” in Three Act

    The Saga of the Canada’s “Making Available Right” in Three Act
    Act One Our opening scene begins with the internet wreaking havoc on a peaceful copyright countryside where copying and performing are distinct activities that never mix. The internet is changing the way works are distributed for consumption…
  • Feb 21

    What Happens to Cryptocurrencies When You Die?

    What Happens to Cryptocurrencies When You Die?
    Blockchain removes intermediaries from transactions. For the most part that’s a good thing – but it can also have unintended consequences. For example, cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin flow between people much like paper money would…
Rank this Week: 894

beSpacific

beSpacific

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

http://www.bespacific.com/
Rank this Week: 25

Library Boy

Library Boy

Features legal research news. By Michel-Adrien Sheppard.

http://micheladrien.blogspot.com/
  • Feb 22

    Law Firm Bulletin Articles on Cannabis Legalization

    Law Firm Bulletin Articles on Cannabis Legalization
    The website of the CAIJ (Centre d'accès à l'information juridique), which is associated with the courthouse libraries in the province of Quebec and the Quebec Bar Association, has a section devoted to private law firm news…
  • Feb 20

    Article on Filing Amicus Curiae Briefs in Other Countrie

    Article on Filing Amicus Curiae Briefs in Other Countrie
    The website DipLawMatic Dialogues has a fascinating recent article called Can You Do That? Filing Amicus Curiae Briefs in Other Countries.Among other things, it looks at strategies for finding facta filed by intervenors in courts that are not…
  • Feb 19

    Canadian Association of Research Libraries Brief on Unsustainability of International Journal Cost

    Canadian Association of Research Libraries Brief on Unsustainability of International Journal Cost
    The Canadian Association of Research Libraries (CARL) has released a brief on escalating subscription costs for international journals: "Over the past several years, a convergence of escalating subscription costs, unfavourable exchange rates,…
Rank this Week: 1595

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/
  • Feb 22

    NILL added new content to the Indian Law Bulletins on 2/22

    NILL added new content to the Indian Law Bulletins on 2/22
    U.S. Supreme Court Bulletinhttp://www.narf.org/nill/bulletins/sct/2017-2018update.htmlPetition for certiorari was denied in Renteria, et al. v. Superior Court of California, Tulare County, et al. (Indian Child Welfare Act) and…
  • Feb 8

    NILL added new content to the Indian Law Bulletins on 2/8

    NILL added new content to the Indian Law Bulletins on 2/8
    U.S. Supreme Court Bulletin http://www.narf.org/nill/bulletins/sct/2017-2018update.htmlPetition for certiorari was filed in Royal v. Murphy (Tribal Jurisdiction; Indian Reservation Boundaries) on 2/6/18. U.S. Federal Courts Bulletin…
  • Feb 1

    NILL added new content to the Indian Law Bulletins on 2/1

    NILL added new content to the Indian Law Bulletins on 2/1
    U.S. Supreme Court Bulletin http://www.narf.org/nill/bulletins/sct/2017-2018update.htmlPetition for certiorari was filed in Mandan v. Perdue (Separation of Powers; Judgment Funds) on 12/19/17.U.S. Federal Courts Bulletin…
Rank this Week: 3931

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/
  • Feb 22

    Law Library Tips on Avoiding Plagiarism

    Law Library Tips on Avoiding Plagiarism
    Whether you are writing a brief or a seminar paper, take care to avoid plagiarism. Your legal readers, from judges to fellow scholars, expect to be able to identify which words and ideas are yours and which come from others, in part to…
  • Feb 15

    Law Library Tips for People-Finding

    Law Library Tips for People-Finding
    Want to search for Moritz alums who practice in Cleveland? Local lawyers who specialize in health law? Prepare for networking and interviews, informational and otherwise, by brushing up on your people searching skills. The library’s…
  • Feb 12

    Job Opening at the Moritz Law Library: Reference Librarian

    Job Opening at the Moritz Law Library: Reference Librarian
    The Moritz Law Library seeks qualified candidates for a Reference Librarian position. This position will support the work of the Moritz College of Law's new Drug Enforcement and Policy Center (DPEC). Other duties include providing…
Rank this Week: 503

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/
  • Feb 22

    Book Talk: The Reformer: How One Liberal Fought to Preempt the Russian Revolution, Fri., March 9, at noon.

    Book Talk: The Reformer: How One Liberal Fought to Preempt the Russian Revolution, Fri., March 9, at noon.
    The Harvard Law School Library staff invite you to attend a book talk and discussion for The Reformer: How One Liberal Fought to Preempt the Russian Revolution by Judge Stephen F. Williams (Encounter Books, Nov. 7, 2017).  Stephen…
  • Feb 20

    Book Talk: American Capitalism: New Histories, Wednesday, March 7th, at noon.

    Book Talk: American Capitalism: New Histories, Wednesday, March 7th, at noon.
    The Harvard Law School Library staff invite you to attend a book talk and discussion for American Capitalism: New Histories (Columbia Univ. Press, Feb. 13, 2018), edited by Sven Beckert, Laird Bell Professor of History, Harvard University…
  • Feb 13

    852 Rare: How to Read a Manor Court Roll

    852 Rare: How to Read a Manor Court Roll
    This is the second in a series of five blogs about Historical & Special Collections’ English Manor Rolls (1305-1770). HSC was honored to have Eleanor Goerss, Pforzheimer Fellow ’17, with us last summer to perform research on…
Rank this Week: 919

Jenkins Law Library Blog

Jenkins Law Library Blog

Covers technology and legal research.

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

    Section 1983 Litigation Titles on Treatises on Fastcase

    Section 1983 Litigation Titles on Treatises on Fastcase
      The Treatises on Fastcase* database provides access to over 130 treatises spanning a variety of topics. Included in this collection are 6 titles focused on Section 1983 Litigation: Handbook of Section 1983 Litigation, Section…
  • Feb 15

    Researching Drone Law

    Researching Drone Law
      With the increased popularity of drones across all aspects of society, it is important to examine the laws and regulations regarding commercial, government, and recreational drone use. The American Bar Association and the…
  • Feb 13

    Bitcoin Doesn’t Grow on Tree

    Bitcoin Doesn’t Grow on Tree
      This article is republished with permission by W.S. Hein. View the original article here.Although bitcoin was invented in 2009 and picked up speed in 2015, its biggest growth spurt occurred in 2017, and its popularity…
Rank this Week: 3182

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
  • Feb 22

    Colloquia/Workshop

    Colloquia/Workshop
    University of Wisconsin Law School Ian Shapiro, Sterling Professor of Political Science and Professor in the Institute for Social and Policy Studies and of Management, Yale University, presents today: Democratic Competition:...
  • Feb 21

    Colloquia/Workshop

    Colloquia/Workshop
    University of Georgia Law School Yanying Zhang, Visiting Scholar, University of Georgia School of Law, presents today. Vanderbilt University Law School Leslie Kendrick, Vice Dean and Professor of Law, University...
  • Feb 19

    Colloquia/Workshop

    Colloquia/Workshop
    University of Wisconsin Law School Ingrid Eagly, Professor of Law and Faculty Director, David J. Epstein Program in Public Interest Law and Policy, UCLA School of Law, presents today: Detaining...
Rank this Week: 27

Lex Scripta

Lex Scripta

From the Dallas Association of Law Librarians.

http://dallnet.blogspot.com/
  • Feb 21

    SWALL Inside Books Project

    SWALL Inside Books Project
    Heather Holmes, Assistant Law Librarian at the Harris County Law Library, is organizing a book donation at the SWALL annual meeting in Houston this April. For those of you attending and interested in donating, here is a link with…
  • Nov 13

    The Texas Supreme Court Discusses the Perils of Relying on Wikipedia

    The Texas Supreme Court Discusses the Perils of Relying on Wikipedia
    As I was skimming for cases discussing libel and the TCPA (Texas Citizens Participation Act), I stumbled into D Magazine Partners v. Rosenthal, No.15-0790, 2017 WL 1041234 (Tx. Sup. Ct. March 17, 2017). Some readers may have heard of this…
  • 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…
Rank this Week: 895

D'Angelo Law Library Blog

D'Angelo Law Library Blog

Covers legal research.

http://news.lib.uchicago.edu/law/
  • Feb 21

    Introducing Ian Williams, new Access Services Assistant

    Introducing Ian Williams, new Access Services Assistant
    If you study in the library during the evening, you may have seen a new face at the circulation desk. Ian Williams joined the D’Angelo Law Library at the beginning of January as our new Access Services Assistant. Scott…
  • Feb 20

    New database trial: Archives Unbound: Holocaust Studie

    New database trial: Archives Unbound: Holocaust Studie
    The Library has received trial access to the database Archives Unbound: Holocaust Studies. Continue reading »
  • Feb 16

    Politico Pro Trial

    Politico Pro Trial
    Our trial of Politico Pro is now active. Politico Pro’s reporters cover federal government activity in these areas: Agriculture, Budget & Appropriations, Campaigns, Cybersecurity, Defence, Education, Employment &…
Rank this Week: 3097

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
  • Feb 20

    OPINIONS – February 20, 2018

    OPINIONS – February 20, 2018
    Bullshoe v. State DA 17-0138 2018 MT 29N Civil – Postconviction Salsbery v. Korman DA 17-0525 2018 MT 28N Civil – Water Rights Adjudication State v. D. Iverson DA 16-0504 2018 MT 27 Criminal – DUI-Felony
  • Feb 14

    OPINIONS – February 13, 2018

    OPINIONS – February 13, 2018
    State v. C. Russell DA 16-0362 2018 MT 26 Criminal – DUI-Felony S P Brake Supply v. Daimler Truck DA 17-0222 2018 MT 25 Civil – Judicial Review Rimrock Chrysler v. MDOJ et al DA 17-0284 2018 MT 24 Civil – Judicial Review…
  • Feb 6

    OPINIONS – February 6, 2018

    OPINIONS – February 6, 2018
    State v. B. Williams DA 17-0077 2018 MT 19N Criminal – Other State v. M. Ailer DA 16-0240 2018 MT 18 Criminal – Theft State v. A. Jeffries DA 17-0225 2018 MT 17 Criminal – DUI State v. A. Porter DA 15-0744 2018 MT 16…
Rank this Week: 24

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/
  • Feb 20

    In Memory of Margo Melli

    In Memory of Margo Melli
    The Wisconsin Lawyer recently published a wonderful article celebrating the life and career of UW Law School Professor Emerita Margo Melli, who passed away on January 6, 2018. Prof. Melli graduated at the top of her UW law class in 1949, and…
  • Feb 16

    Steve Barkan honored by Wisconsin Law Journal for Leaders in Law Lifetime Achievement

    Steve Barkan honored by Wisconsin Law Journal for Leaders in Law Lifetime Achievement
    In yesterday’s post, we were happy to announce Bonnie Shucha as the new Law Library Director of the UW Law School Library, taking over for the retiring Steve Barkan. On February 15th, the Wisconsin Law Journal held their annual award…
  • Feb 15

    Bonnie Shucha named the new UW Law Library Director

    Bonnie Shucha named the new UW Law Library Director
    Sometimes we get to post really great news. In that vein, it is with great pleasure that I announce that Bonnie Shucha, the creator of WisBlawg, has been appointed the Law School’s Associate Dean for Library and Information Services and…
Rank this Week: 1806

Oregon Legal Research

Oregon Legal Research

Features information about and links to Oregon Legal Research resources, in addition to comments about cases, statutes, and interesting events in the world of legal research and law libraries. By Laura Orr.

http://blog.oregonlegalresearch.com
  • Feb 20

    U.S. Reports is the ONLY Official Edition of U.S. Supreme Court Opinion

    U.S. Reports is the ONLY Official Edition of U.S. Supreme Court Opinion
    You can find PDFs of the official U.S. Reports at the Library of Congress (LOC) website (here’s a capture of today’s view of that LOC link at the Internet Archive). More about U.S. Supreme Court Slip and Official Opinions: You can…
  • Feb 20

    Congressional Review Act: What, When, Why, and How it Is Used by Congress and the President

    Congressional Review Act: What, When, Why, and How it Is Used by Congress and the President
    Session law: U.S. Statutes at Large: P.L. 104-121 Subtitle E–Congressional Review Continue reading →
  • Feb 12

    The Law of Prison Law Librarie

    The Law of Prison Law Librarie
    From the Law Librarians & Access to Justice Blog: “The Law of Prison Law Libraries,” Lewis C. Zimmerman, 2/12/18, AALL SR-SIS The LISP/SR BLOG: Law Librarians & Access to Justice (Legal Information Service to the Public…
Rank this Week: 884

Oregon Legal Research

Oregon Legal Research

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

http://blog.oregonlegalresearch.com/
  • Feb 20

    U.S. Reports is the ONLY Official Edition of U.S. Supreme Court Opinion

    U.S. Reports is the ONLY Official Edition of U.S. Supreme Court Opinion
    You can find PDFs of the official U.S. Reports at the Library of Congress (LOC) website (here’s a capture of today’s view of that LOC link at the Internet Archive). More about U.S. Supreme Court Slip and Official Opinions: You can…
  • Feb 20

    Congressional Review Act: What, When, Why, and How it Is Used by Congress and the President

    Congressional Review Act: What, When, Why, and How it Is Used by Congress and the President
    Session law: U.S. Statutes at Large: P.L. 104-121 Subtitle E–Congressional Review Continue reading →
  • Feb 12

    The Law of Prison Law Librarie

    The Law of Prison Law Librarie
    From the Law Librarians & Access to Justice Blog: “The Law of Prison Law Libraries,” Lewis C. Zimmerman, 2/12/18, AALL SR-SIS The LISP/SR BLOG: Law Librarians & Access to Justice (Legal Information Service to the Public…
Rank this Week: 1059

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
  • Feb 20

    Pic of the Week – Sports, Law, and Tradition in Hat

    Pic of the Week – Sports, Law, and Tradition in Hat
    The following is a guest post by Peter Roudik, Director of Legal Research at the Law Library of Congress. Peter has previously written for In Custodia Legis on a number of topics related to Russia and the former Soviet Union. These…
  • Feb 16

    Happy the Year of the Dog! – Pic of the Week

    Happy the Year of the Dog! – Pic of the Week
    Today, February 16, is New Year’s Day on the Chinese lunar calendar. This is the Year of the Dog. As explained in my previous blog post, Transition from the Lunar Calendar to the Western Calendar Under Chinese Law, the People’s…
  • Feb 15

    More Historical Statutes at Large Available Online

    More Historical Statutes at Large Available Online
    The individual statutes for congresses 68 through 81 are now available on the Law Library of Congress website. This addition closes the gap for the years for which the Statutes at Large were not available on the Internet. As with the volumes…
Rank this Week: 320

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/
  • Feb 19

    Courtroom Insight: Enhances Expert Witness Knowledge Management Platform

    Courtroom Insight: Enhances Expert Witness Knowledge Management Platform
      Courtroom Insight was originally designed to as a Yelp-type directory to enable litigators to locate and share insights about expert witnesses. In a recent interview co-founder Mark Torchiana explained that since the launch in 2010 he…
  • Feb 14

    Kira is Hiring a Librarian – I Mean– a Machine Learning Knowledge Analyst

    Kira is Hiring a Librarian – I Mean– a Machine Learning Knowledge Analyst
    For my entire career, people have been suggesting that “the end was near” for librarians.  A  spectacularly absurd notion in a burgeoning knowledge economy. Once again the marketplace is demonstrating the versatility and…
  • Feb 11

    The $10 Million Question: Casetext Special Report on the Future of Knowledge Management

    The $10 Million Question: Casetext Special Report on the Future of Knowledge Management
    Last week Casetext released a brief new report on the future of Knowledge Management. The full report is available at this link. The report is really a “thought piece” based on a question posed to a group of knowledge leaders. The…
Rank this Week: 1005

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/
  • Feb 19

    Law Library Award for Exemplary Student Research

    Law Library Award for Exemplary Student Research
    Do you want to win $500?  Would you like to have your work published in the Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law Faculty Scholarship Repository?  How about all the pats on the back you will get from family and friends if…
  • Jan 17

    Offline Reading – A New Feature of the West Academic Study Aids Subscription

    Offline Reading – A New Feature of the West Academic Study Aids Subscription
    Two exciting features have been added to the West Academic Study Aids platform: Offline reading via the free West Academic Library Mobile App: this is a free app that is compatible with Apple and Android devices.  You can now read,…
  • Nov 8

    Free Access to PACER Opinions and Orders via CourtListener.com

    Free Access to PACER Opinions and Orders via CourtListener.com
    A new resource for free access to federal court opinions and orders is now available online at CourtListener.com. This resource, known as the RECAP Archive, allows users to search approximately 3.4 million orders and opinions from…
Rank this Week: 4307

Law Library Blog

Law Library Blog

From the University of British Columbia Law Library.

http://law.library.ubc.ca/category/blog/
  • Feb 19

    New Books at the Law Library – February 19, 2018

    New Books at the Law Library – February 19, 2018
    LAW LIBRARY level 3: K3531 .B85 2018 Terry R. Slater & Sandra M.G. Pinto, eds., Building Regulations and Urban Form, 1200-1900 (Abingdon: Routledge, 2018). LAW LIBRARY level 3: K3915 .F57 2017 Ruven Fleming, Shale Gas, the Environment and…
  • Feb 15

    Reading Week Hours 2018

    Reading Week Hours 2018
      Reading Week Hours February 17 – 18: 10am – 6pm February 19 – 23:   9am – 5pm February 24 – 25: 10am – 6pm
  • Feb 15

    Reading Week Hours 2018

    Reading Week Hours 2018
      Reading Week Hours February 17 – 18: 10am – 6pm February 19 – 23:   9am – 5pm February 24 – 25: 10am – 6pm
Rank this Week: 3079

Legal Research is EASY

Legal Research is EASY

Covers basic legal research. By Bret Christensen.

http://legalresearchiseasy.blogspot.com/
  • Feb 19

    Sometimes You're the Nut

    Sometimes You're the Nut
    The problem with being an omnipotent law Librarian is that after a while of hitting on all 16 cylinders, pulling answers out of the sky like they were cotton candy, you start to feel all powerful, thinking you know everything - until you skip…
  • Feb 12

    What's in YOUR wallet?

    What's in YOUR wallet?
    Do you remember the civil war?  Sure you do.  It was a battle between the northern and southern states that ran from 1881-1865.  The primary reason the Civil War broke out was because the southern states wanted to succeed from…
  • Feb 5

    Word of the Month for February 2018: Escheat

    Word of the Month for February 2018: Escheat
    Seems money is tight these days.  Lots of people looking for ways to make a little extra and government looking to take more than its share.  Such is the state of affairs these days and the topic for today's blog.So, this couple…
Rank this Week: 515

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/
  • Feb 19

    My legal tech invention: the Magic Money Machine

    My legal tech invention: the Magic Money Machine
    A Watched Pot I invented a new tech product for the corporate legal market. I have no qualms labeling it "the ultimate disruptive game changer." I hope you are sitting down for this. The Magic Money Machine™ is a proprietary IoT…
  • Feb 15

    Amazon Treasure Truck: yet another POS that turns shopping into a scavenger hunt

    Amazon Treasure Truck: yet another POS that turns shopping into a scavenger hunt
    Well I had fun shopping experience that I thought I would share--Amazon's Treasure Truck. It is kind of internet-y and social media-y thing I can chat about. It is yet another POS that Amazon is owning. Basically, you sign up for text…
  • Feb 8

    A Librarian By Any Other Name…

    A Librarian By Any Other Name…
    Last week, I had the pleasure of visiting New York City during LegalWeek and enjoying the frigid 19 degree weather that comes with visiting New York at the end of January. LegalWeek itself is typically made of of legal technology folks and…
Rank this Week: 863

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/
  • Feb 17

    VIP Visitor to the Fred Parks Law Library

    VIP Visitor to the Fred Parks Law Library
    Our Director Colleen Manning, and our Associate Director Monica Ortale, welcomed Jim Bradley, Acting Agency Director of the Government Printing Office to the Fred Parks law Library on Friday. Mr. Bradley was visiting Federal Depository…
  • Feb 1

    Library Workshops are Back!

    Library Workshops are Back!
    Our new and popular Library Workshops are being offered again this semester.If you need help getting started with your research, or if you would like a refresher course, we have you covered. We will be holding Workshops on Secondary Sources,…
  • Jan 30

    STUDY GUIDES TO THE RESCUE!

    STUDY GUIDES TO THE RESCUE!
    Which one should I use?Where can I find them?Attend the Study Guides Event onWednesday, February 7, to find out!Stop by from 11:15 a.m. to 12:15 p.m.;or from 4:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m.Library Lobby, 2ndfloorTHERE WILL BE FOOD AND PRIZES!2 lucky…
Rank this Week: 3127

Un blog pour l'information…

Un blog pour l'information juridique

By Emmanuel Barthe.

http://www.precisement.org/blog/
Rank this Week: 3184

The Goodson Blogson

The Goodson Blogson

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

http://dukelawref.blogspot.com/
  • Feb 16

    Researching Canadian Law

    Researching Canadian Law
    Do you have questions about the law of our neighbors to the north? The library's guide to Canadian Legal Research might help you find the answers. The Goodson Law Library offers a variety of print and online sources for locating information…
  • Feb 12

    Jackpot...or Not: The Law of Lotterie

    Jackpot...or Not: The Law of Lotterie
    The Goodson Blogson is sorry to hear that you didn't win this weekend's $180+ million Powerball lottery drawing. (We know you didn't, because no one else did, either.) Let's face facts: you will probably never win more than a few bucks…
  • Jan 29

    Legally Deliciou

    Legally Deliciou
    The Supreme Court Historical Society has recently published Table for 9: Supreme Court Food Traditions & Recipes. Compiled by the Society's publications director, Clare Cushman (who has authored several other works on Supreme Court…
Rank this Week: 3163

Vancouver Law Librarian Blog

Vancouver Law Librarian Blog

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

http://vancouverlawlib.blogspot.com/
  • Feb 16

    Quickscribe Annotations for January 2018

    Quickscribe Annotations for January 2018
    Below are the BC legislative annotations from Quickscribe in January 2018.Margaret Mason - Norton Rose Fullbright LLP - Societies ActEileen Vanderburgh - Alexander Holburn + Lang LLP,  – Privacy ActMurray Campbell, Lawson Lundell…
  • Jan 19

    New Year... New VALL Website!

    New Year... New VALL Website!
    I'm pleased to relay the VALL twitter account's announcement of the association's newly launched website! VALL is proud to announce the launch of its new website at https://t.co/EaBrdtgzDp. Kudos to VALL members Joni Sherman and…
  • Jan 5

    Quickscribe Annotations for December 2017

    Quickscribe Annotations for December 2017
    Below are the BC legislative annotations from Quickscribe in December 2017.Anita Mathur - BC Oil & Gas Commission - Emergency Management Regulation 217/2017Katherine Hardie - British Columbia Human Rights Tribunal – Human Rights…
Rank this Week: 697

Mendik Matters

Mendik Matters

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

http://www.mendikmatters.org/
  • Feb 16

    Congratulations to our Valentine’s Day Info Hunt Winners!

    Congratulations to our Valentine’s Day Info Hunt Winners!
    Thanks to everyone who participated in this year’s Valentine’s Day Info Hunt! We want to thank ALL of you for putting your research skills to work and joining us in what we hope you all found to be a great learning experience.…
  • Feb 6

    Celebrating Black History Month

    Celebrating Black History Month
    Did you know that NYLS’s 57 Worth Street building encompasses the site (236 Church Street) that was once home to Freedom’s Journal, the first newspaper published in the United States by and for black Americans? Founded in 1827 to…
  • Jan 31

    Valentine’s Day Info Hunt- Can you find love in the Library?

    Valentine’s Day Info Hunt- Can you find love in the Library?
    The Valentine’s Day Info Hunt is back! Can you find love in the Library? With Valentine’s Day right around the corner, here’s the Library’s sweet treat for you: an opportunity to WIN study aids, Lexis points, NYLS…
Rank this Week: 1221

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/
  • Feb 16

    Spring into Practice: Legal Research Fair

    Spring into Practice: Legal Research Fair
    Hello BC Law!  The library is hosting its now annual Spring into Practice Legal Research Fair.  The event is during common lunch on Wednesday, February 21st from 12 - 2pm.Mark your calendars--you won't want to miss it.  The…
  • Feb 15

    Tax season and Bitcoin

    Tax season and Bitcoin
    Are you a U.S. taxpayer who has a virtual currency account held overseas? Do you need to report  that account to the IRS on the FBAR (Foreign Bank and Financial Accounts) form?  The IRS has not yet issued any guidance in this area.…
  • Feb 5

    Research Focus for Black History Month

    Research Focus for Black History Month
    Boston College Law Library hosted a lunchtime discussion today with the Black Law Students Association centered on the NAACP's historical legal files.  Recently, the Law Library purchased access to ProQuest's NAACP Papers: Major…
Rank this Week: 3108

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
  • Feb 15

    Empirical Study Shows Algorithmic Bias in Library Discovery Layer

    Empirical Study Shows Algorithmic Bias in Library Discovery Layer
    Discussions surrounding algorithmic bias are fairly common. We've even seen discussion of algorithmic bias in library discovery tools. Most of this discussion, though, has been theoretical. In what is purportedly the first empirical…
  • Feb 1

    The Information Business; The People Busine

    The Information Business; The People Busine
    Law libraries are in the information business. To act as superior guides to this information, we must also be in the people business. We must be concerned with the people who seek our information. And we must be concerned with the people who…
  • Jan 24

    Law Librarian Status as Gender Equity Issue

    Law Librarian Status as Gender Equity Issue
    There's been much written about gender bias in legal writing and how legal writing instructors inhabit what is referred to as the "pink ghetto" of the legal academy (see, e.g., here, here, here, and here). The pink ghetto of the…
Rank this Week: 466

TSLL TechScans

TSLL TechScans

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

http://tslltechscans.blogspot.com/
  • Feb 15

    Artificial intelligence laboratories in libraries?

    Artificial intelligence laboratories in libraries?
    Libraries have often been the incubators of novel ideas and new technology. In an effort to share AI development to a wider array of students and the public, the University of Rhode Island is opening an AI lab in their university…
  • Jan 31

    Archiving the Web in 2017

    Archiving the Web in 2017
    Throughout 2017 there was a renewed sense of urgency across organizations to document websites of state and government offices. In a recent update on partner program activities in the fall and winter of 2017, Archive-it explored highlights…
  • Jan 22

    Getting to Know TS Librarians: Annie Mellott

    Getting to Know TS Librarians: Annie Mellott
    1. Introduce yourself (name & position). Hello! My name is Annie Mellott and I am the Cataloging and Metadata Assistant at the Hugh & Hazel Darling Law Library at Chapman University's Fowler School of Law. 2. Does your job…
Rank this Week: 546

Library technican dialog

Library technican dialog

Covers marketing, networking, and professional development for law librarians.

http://brendawoa.wordpress.com
  • Feb 14

    Goodbye

    Goodbye
    Skiff – used as “skiff of snow” Slang in Saskatchewan for a few millimeters of fallen snow, not worth shovelling. I’d like to think that Simon Fodden would approve of the fillips that will bookend this final blog post.…
  • Nov 22

    Re-imagining The Library

    Re-imagining The Library
    Every day I think about this: if I were setting up  my library today, what would it look like? Aside from having lots of windows (I need sunlight!) I haven’t gotten very far on this. I serve two very disparate client bases: the…
  • Nov 1

    Tablet vs. computer vs. phone

    Tablet vs. computer vs. phone
    In my post Halloween sugar rush, my thoughts turn to young kids and how they interact with computer technology in all its forms from laptops to smart phones. There is a lot of fear about the harmful effects of computers as an electronic…
Rank this Week: 3080

CS-SIS

CS-SIS

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

http://cssis.org
  • Feb 13

    CS-SIS Member Spotlight: Anna Russell

    CS-SIS Member Spotlight: Anna Russell
    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…
  • Jan 22

    Cool Tool Spotlight #9: Gail Mathapo on Zotero

    Cool Tool Spotlight #9: Gail Mathapo on Zotero
    This week’s featured tool will be the last video from AALL 2017. The tool is Zotero, a free online citation tracker. Gail Mathapo, Reference Librarian and Professor of Legal Research at the University of Florida Levin College of Law…
  • Jan 15

    Cool Tool Spotlight #8: Tawnya Plumb on Omeka.net

    Cool Tool Spotlight #8: Tawnya Plumb on Omeka.net
    This week’s featured tool is Omeka.net, a web publishing platform for sharing digital collections and creating media-rich online exhibits. Tawnya Plumb, Head of Electronic and Digital Services at the University of Wyoming College of Law…
Rank this Week: 3075

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
  • Feb 12

    Register: ICPSR Summer Program in Quantitative Methods of Social Research

    Register: ICPSR Summer Program in Quantitative Methods of Social Research
    The ICPSR Summer Program provides basic and advanced instruction across a wide range of methodologies and techniques for research in the social, behavioral, and health sciences. Courses emphasize the integration of methodological strategies…
  • Feb 5

    Library Tip: Yale workshops on R, SPSS, MATLAB, and Stata

    Library Tip: Yale workshops on R, SPSS, MATLAB, and Stata
    Dear Students: The Yale StatLab has finalized the schedule for its spring 2018 semester series of workshops, including beginner and intermediate sessions on R, SPSS, MATLAB, and Stata. These workshops will be useful to you if…
  • Feb 1

    Documents Relating to the Africans Taken in the Amistad

    Documents Relating to the Africans Taken in the Amistad
    In honor of Black History Month, the Lillian Goldman Law Library is pleased to make publicly available one of the most comprehensive contemporary accounts of the case of the Amistad captives.
Rank this Week: 413

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/
  • Feb 10

    Congressional Data Challenge

    Congressional Data Challenge
    The Library of Congress has announced it is sponsoring the "legislative data challenge" to advance the discovery, use, and exploration of the collection of legislative information it has available on Congress.gov. From the…
  • Feb 7

    FDsys to retire

    FDsys to retire
    The GPO has announced that in December 2018, GPO plans to retire FDsys, and govinfo will take its place as GPO’s source for official Government information. FDsys has been the GPO's online portal to information since 2009; the more…
  • Jan 12

    Changes to BloombergBNA Labor & Employment And Benefits New

    Changes to BloombergBNA Labor & Employment And Benefits New
    Bloomberg Law has announced that effective January 16, 2018, your Bloomberg BNA Premier labor, employment, and benefits news products will be available on an improved news delivery portal. This updated news portal comes with a host of new…
Rank this Week: 3900

Regent Law Library

Regent Law Library

Features library and legal news.

http://regentlawlibrary.blogspot.com/
  • Feb 8

    Virginia Bar Exam Workshop Tonight!

    Virginia Bar Exam Workshop Tonight!
    3Ls! Don't forget that the Virginia Bar Exam Workshop takes place tonight (Feb 8) from 5-8 pm in RH 107. Contact Professor Ben Madison for more information!
  • Jan 30

    Only a Few Carrels Remain!

    Only a Few Carrels Remain!
    Still looking for a place to call your own in the Law Library? A very limited number of carrels remain available for rental. Hurry in! Registration ends tomorrow! Visit the Access Services Desk for more information.
  • Jan 18

    Library Closing at 9 p.m. Tonight

    Library Closing at 9 p.m. Tonight
    In light of the icy conditions, the University Library will close tonight at 9 p.m. The University plans to resume normal hours tomorrow. Law Library services will be available at 9.a.m. 
Rank this Week: 3073

Vincent G. Rinn Law Library

Vincent G. Rinn Law Library

Covers books, current affairs, legal news and legal research. From the DePaul University College of Law.

http://depaullaw.typepad.com/library/
  • Feb 7

    Newsela New

    Newsela New
    One website that has been taking the educational world by storm is Newsela. This site grew in size by 35% in the last quarter alone. It is the go to site for teaching students reading and in a unique way too! Instead of just showing stories…
  • Jan 21

    E2020 Answers Changes Their Name To Edgenuity

    E2020 Answers Changes Their Name To Edgenuity
    I just didn't be smart in school a year ago, so my end result ended up being special programs on Edgenuity. Making use of this site with no answers will be cumbersome. I became fortunate and discovered ways to have the responses to all of the…
  • Dec 3

    New Styles of Education In Elementary School

    New Styles of Education In Elementary School
    When I was in grade school in the 1990s we learned with games like 'number muncher' and 'type adventure'. These simple games were always something the class looked forward to as an exciting break from rigid lectures. A chance to 'play games'…
Rank this Week: 3181

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/
  • Feb 5

    Louis D. Brandeis’s Advice to Young Lawyer

    Louis D. Brandeis’s Advice to Young Lawyer
    On February 2, 1893, Louis D. Brandeis wrote a letter to William Harrison Dunbar, a young man who had been practicing law in Brandeis’s firm for over five years. Dunbar was a bright man who showed a lot of promise, yet Brandeis…
  • Jan 15

    The Eating Habits of Supreme Court Justices Part II

    The Eating Habits of Supreme Court Justices Part II
    This is a semi-sequel to an earlier post that was written in response to the publication of Clare Cushman’s Table For 9: Supreme Court Food Traditions & Recipes. I probably should have put more thought in the title, because while…
  • Jan 8

    The Eating Habits of Supreme Court Justices, Part I

    The Eating Habits of Supreme Court Justices, Part I
    Everyone at my library is excited because we just received our copy of Table For 9: Supreme Court Food Traditions & Recipes by Clare Cushman, editor of The Journal of Supreme Court History. It’s a really nice looking book, with lots…
Rank this Week: 1250

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
  • Feb 5

    Morris L. Cohen Student Essay Competition

    Morris L. Cohen Student Essay Competition
    A $500 prize is available in an essay competition open to current law students. Essays may be on any topic related to legal history, rare law books, or legal archives. The winner and the runner-up will have the opportunity to…
  • Jan 25

    Legal Career Alert

    Legal Career Alert
    The law library supports Career Week by spotlighting online alerts to help law students in their transition toward legal careers. Lexis Advance Alerts and Westlaw Alerts You can use the alert features on either Lexis Advance or Westlaw:…
  • Jan 23

    Legal Career Guidebook

    Legal Career Guidebook
    The law library supports Career Week by spotlighting career guidebooks to help law students in their transition toward legal careers. Many of the career guidebooks listed in the law library’s catalog are located in the Career Services…
Rank this Week: 2286

UB Law Library Blog

UB Law Library Blog

Features news from the UB Law Library.

http://libweb.lib.buffalo.edu/blog/law
  • Feb 5

    Welcome, Spring!

    Welcome, Spring!
    Spring classes have begun at the University at Buffalo School of Law, and so have new hours at the Charles B. Sears Law Library. Our regular hours for this semester will be: Spring Session – Regular Hours – February 5-May 4, 2018…
  • Jan 26

    Publication featuring Professor Saran wins national award

    Publication featuring Professor Saran wins national award
    The New York State Bar Association’s Disability Law and Practice Series, a three-volume print and e-book set, won the 2017 ACLEA Award of Professional Excellence for Publications, Small Organizations division. UB Law professor Melinda…
  • Jan 22

    Embedded in Puerto Rico

    Embedded in Puerto Rico
    Brian Detweiler, Student Services Librarian at the Charles B. Sears Law Library, is traveling with law students who are participating in UB School of Law’s Puerto Rico Recovery Assistance Legal Clinic. The clinic is providing legal…
Rank this Week: 3076