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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/
  • Jun 18

    Corpus Linguistics and Legal Research

    Corpus Linguistics and Legal Research
    When it comes to constitutional interpretation, it's safe to say that Originalism is a pretty big deal. But until recently, it was frustratingly difficult to approach original meaning from an empirical angle with any degree of real…
  • Jun 15

    Law360 For Legal News!

    Law360 For Legal News!
    For current awareness, it is important to keep up with news-related changes in the law. Law360, a LexisNexis company, is a subscription-based news service that can help there. It is listed in Selected Databases on the library’s…
  • Jun 8

    "We Were Best Buddies"

    "We Were Best Buddies"
    With the bar exam a looming specter a few months away you may be thinking of going into a deep dark hole until after the Bar. Don't. Your fiends can be a tremendous fountain of strength and support. The friendship between Supreme Court…
Rank this Week: 560

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
  • Jun 18

    A Legal Framework for the "Information Apocalypse"

    A Legal Framework for the "Information Apocalypse"
    In 2009, a CNN article noted that the law is "at least five years behind technology as it is developing."In late 2016, Aviv Ovadya was one of the first people to see that there was something fundamentally wrong with the internet. A few…
  • May 23

    Creatively Harvesting Bluebook Data

    Creatively Harvesting Bluebook Data
    As late as 2016, I was ready to join Justice Posner and give up on The Bluebook. After research into the use of algorithms in the era of big data, however, my thinking has changed.The Chronicle of Higher Education recently ran an article…
  • Apr 17

    Aligning the Law Library Strategic Plan Directly with "Program of Legal Education"

    Aligning the Law Library Strategic Plan Directly with "Program of Legal Education"
    In addition to ABA Standard Chapter 6 concerns, as the ABA continues to focus on a law school's "program of legal education," it is wise for law libraries to take note and align their strategic plans directly with the "program of legal…
Rank this Week: 396

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/
Rank this Week: 478

Legal Research is EASY

Legal Research is EASY

Covers basic legal research. By Bret Christensen.

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

    Be a Leader

    Be a Leader
    Do you people even read my blog?  Looking at how many followers I have (all of 7), you'd think that no one pays any attention to the scripture falling from my fingertips.Actually, I was thinking about my seven faithful followers just the…
  • Jun 11

    You gotta keep 'em separated

    You gotta keep 'em separated
    In today's news is the story about a woman who got gored (as in killed) by a bison in Yellowstone National Park.  How in blazes did someone get killed by a typically docile animal?  Well, she walked right up next to it. …
  • Jun 4

    Word of the Month for June 2018: Respondeat Superior

    Word of the Month for June 2018: Respondeat Superior
    Have you ever run into someone who was looking for a lawsuit?  I'm betting you have but just didn't know it.Here's a tip: they are critical of everything and hang on your every word. Heck, they might even write down everything you say…
Rank this Week: 375

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/
  • Jun 18

    If it’s in the bundle, it’s in evidence – Hardwicke Chamber

    If it’s in the bundle, it’s in evidence – Hardwicke Chamber
    ‘A recent trial in the County Court in Central London has confirmed that any document in the trial bundle is in evidence, irrespective of whether it is adduced to a witness statement.’ Full StoryHardwicke Chambers, 10th May…
  • Jun 18

    Home Office to pay damages for detention of immigrant claimant – UK Human Rights Blog

    Home Office to pay damages for detention of immigrant claimant – UK Human Rights Blog
    ‘The Court of Appeal has upheld an award of damages for false imprisonment in the context of immigration detention. The Court found that an unlawful curfew which required residence at a specific address between specific hours each day…
  • Jun 18

    Dreamvar – where do we go from here? – Hardwicke Chamber

    Dreamvar – where do we go from here? – Hardwicke Chamber
    ‘Who bears the loss when a purchaser agrees to buy a property which isn’t the seller’s to sell? In recent years the courts have had to grapple with the problem caused by “identity fraud”, where a fraudster…
Rank this Week: 7

The Reporter

The Reporter

Covers legal research. By the Texas Tech Law Library.

https://texastechlawlibrary.wordpress.com
  • Jun 18

    May 2018 New Book

    May 2018 New Book
    In May 2018, the Law Library added the following new titles to the collection to support the research and curricularContinue Reading
  • Jun 5

    May 2018 Law Faculty Publications & New

    May 2018 Law Faculty Publications & New
    Throughout the month of May, the Law Library received alerts for full-time TTU Law Faculty publications and news. Below isContinue Reading
  • Jun 5

    O’Connor’s Online: Frequently Asked Question

    O’Connor’s Online: Frequently Asked Question
    This is the third in a four part series blog post spotlighting Jones McClure Publishing’s O’Connor’s Online. If you are strugglingContinue Reading
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Law Librarians

Law Librarians

By Mark Giangrande and Joe Hodnicki.

http://llb2.com/
  • Jun 18

    Ben-Shahar on Data Pollution

    Ben-Shahar on Data Pollution
    Omri Ben-Shahar (University of Chicago Law School) has posted Data Pollution on SSRN. Here is the abstract: Digital information is the fuel of the new economy. But like the old economy’s carbon fuel, it also pollutes. Harmful…
  • Jun 18

    Artificial Intelligence Crime: An Interdisciplinary Analysis of Foreseeable Threats and Solution

    Artificial Intelligence Crime: An Interdisciplinary Analysis of Foreseeable Threats and Solution
    From the abstract of Thomas King, et al., Artificial Intelligence Crime: An Interdisciplinary Analysis of Foreseeable Threats and Solutions: Artificial Intelligence (AI) research and regulation seek to balance the benefits of innovation…
  • Jun 17

    The law school innovation index

    The law school innovation index
    The Law School Innovation Index was launch in November 2017 as a prototype that highlights 38 law school legal-service delivery innovation and technology programs of which the creators were aware as of October 31, 2017. In this prototype, the…
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Slaw

Slaw

A Canadian cooperative weblog on all things legal.

http://www.slaw.ca
  • Jun 18

    The “Success” of Online Dispute Resolution in Europe

    The “Success” of Online Dispute Resolution in Europe
    Readers expecting to glance at part 3 of our multi part Towards Cyberjustice retrospective will have to wait a few extra weeks since we felt it more timely to address recent reports coming out of the European Union following the two-year…
  • Jun 18

    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…
  • Jun 17

    Podcasting Legal Entrepreneurship in Action

    Podcasting Legal Entrepreneurship in Action
    The education of the practice of law does not happen in classrooms, and some would argue that it shouldn’t. Collecting the anthology of experiences by practitioners is one of the immense potentials of the digital era that future…
Rank this Week: 18

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
  • Jun 18

    Colloquia/Workshop

    Colloquia/Workshop
    Northwestern University Pritzker School of Law Zach Clopton, Assistant Professor of Law, Cornell Law School, presents Making State Civil Procedure as part of the Faculty Workshop Series. Abstract available here.   
  • Jun 15

    CFP: Judicial Diversity in Transnational Cts. – AALS Annual Meeting – New Orleans, LA

    CFP: Judicial Diversity in Transnational Cts. – AALS Annual Meeting – New Orleans, LA
    The AALS Sections on European and African Law presents Judicial Diversity in Transnational Courts, on Jan. 2-6, 2019 at the AALS Annual Meeting in New Orleans, LA. To be considered...
  • Jun 14

    10th Intl. RAIS Conf. on Soc. Sci. & Humanities – Princeton, NJ

    10th Intl. RAIS Conf. on Soc. Sci. & Humanities – Princeton, NJ
    The Research Association for Interdisciplinary Studies presents the 10th International RAIS Conference on Social Sciences and Humanities, on Aug. 22-23, 2018 at the Erdman Center in Princeton, NJ. Submissions will...
Rank this Week: 17

beSpacific

beSpacific

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

http://www.bespacific.com/
  • Jun 17

    Polarized Justice? Changing Patterns of Decision-Making in the Federal Court

    Polarized Justice? Changing Patterns of Decision-Making in the Federal Court
    Kritzer, Herbert M., Polarized Justice? Changing Patterns of Decision-Making in the Federal Courts (May 5, 2018). University of Minnesota Law School, Working Papers, May 5, 2018. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=3187627…
  • Jun 17

    New on LLRX – The Case of the Torn Presidential Record and the Future of Its Library

    New on LLRX – The Case of the Torn Presidential Record and the Future of Its Library
    New on LLRX – The Case of the Torn Presidential Record and the Future of Its Library– Brandon Wright Adler addresses the destruction of Presidential documents and records brought to our attention this past week in a rather…
  • Jun 17

    Google Translate not enough to grant consent, finds US judge

    Google Translate not enough to grant consent, finds US judge
    Quartz: “Imagine you’re driving in a foreign country and a police officer stops you on the road. You don’t speak the cop’s language and they don’t speak yours, so a halting exchange ensues using a laptop and…
Rank this Week: 14

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
  • Jun 15

    OPINION – June 15, 2018

    OPINION – June 15, 2018
    State v. M. Buckles DA 17-0018 2018 MT 150 Criminal – Dangerous Drug
  • Jun 14

    OPINIONS – June 12, 2018

    OPINIONS – June 12, 2018
    State v. M. Cox DA 15-0753 2018 MT 149N Criminal – Revocation Elliott and Mondul v. Powell Co. Planning Board DA 17-0662 2018 MT 148N Civil – Other State v. T. Payne DA 16-0702 2018 MT 147N Criminal – Revocation H. Wylie v.…
  • Jun 12

    CORRECTED OPINION – June 5, 2018

    CORRECTED OPINION – June 5, 2018
    City of Missoula v. Mountain Water, et al. DA 17-0272 2018 MT 139 Civil – Condemnation
Rank this Week: 10

Courthouse Libraries BC Blog

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/
Rank this Week: 4433

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/
  • Jun 15

    My Non Life

    My Non Life
    For many years working in the realm of law firms I have been described as a Non – a non lawyer. It is a rather strange predicament to define yourself and your skills based on what you are not, rather than what you are. I remember when…
  • Jun 11

    Why Lexis’ Sales Approach Should Concern Law Firm Management and Leadership

    Why Lexis’ Sales Approach Should Concern Law Firm Management and Leadership
    Over the weekend, I had a nice conversation with some of my peers in other law firm departments (Marketing, IT, and other administration leaders), about the American Association of Law Libraries’ (AALL) letter to Lexis, asking that…
  • Jun 5

    Understanding the Problem that Comes with the Solution

    Understanding the Problem that Comes with the Solution
    Sometimes the change you seek causes problems you didn’t foresee. That’s not all that surprising for those of us who deal with change on a consistent basis, but it does still catch some of us off-guard when it happens. I’ve…
Rank this Week: 418

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/
  • Jun 15

    NILL added new content to the Indian Law Bulletins on 6/14

    NILL added new content to the Indian Law Bulletins on 6/14
    U.S. Supreme Court Bulletinhttp://www.narf.org/nill/bulletins/sct/2017-2018update.htmlPetition for certiorari was filed in Citizen Potawatomi Nation v. Oklahoma (Indian Gaming - Arbitration) on 5/30/18.A Per Curium Opinion was…
  • May 29

    NILL added new content to the Indian Law Bulletins on 5/29

    NILL added new content to the Indian Law Bulletins on 5/29
    U.S. Supreme Court Bulletin http://www.narf.org/nill/bulletins/sct/2017-2018update.html A decision was published in Upper Skagit Indian Tribe v. Lundgren (Tribal Sovereign Immunity) on 5/21/18. Petition for certiorari was granted in Royal…
  • May 11

    NILL added new content to the Indian Law Bulletins on 5/11

    NILL added new content to the Indian Law Bulletins on 5/11
    Tribal Courts Bulletinhttp://www.narf.org/nill/bulletins/tribal/2018.htmlPeople of the Sault Ste. Marie Tribe of Chippewa Indians v. Sorrell (Exclusion Order) People of the Sault Ste. Marie Tribe of Chippewa Indians v. Nickaboine …
Rank this Week: 732

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/
  • Jun 15

    Renovations update and photo

    Renovations update and photo
    We promised you a peek at an architectural rendering of the spaces we are renovating (see here for an overview and FAQ). Here’s a rendering of a portion of the 3rd floor north, which will be home to our research librarians, Teaching,…
  • Jun 13

    Thoughts on Library Research Guide

    Thoughts on Library Research Guide
    Since I came back to the law library from my professional development leave, I have been looking at and thinking about the research guides I have written here.  (You can view the list of them…
  • Jun 7

    “Are You Good?”: Making the Law Library a Welcoming Space for Military Veteran

    “Are You Good?”: Making the Law Library a Welcoming Space for Military Veteran
    Today the HLS Library’s Accessibility Design Working Group kicked off its summer lecture series with a presentation by Alicia M. Reddin, Director of Veterans Services for the town of Andover, MA. Alicia, after completing her service in…
Rank this Week: 277

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/
  • Jun 15

    Happy PRIDE Month!

    Happy PRIDE Month!
    For PRIDE Month, we thought it would be a good idea to highlight LGBTQ+ resources both academic and student life related.  For starters, Cleveland State has its own LGBTQ+ Student Services webpage which acts as a one-stop place for both…
  • Jun 14

    Career Planning Resources at C|M|Law

    Career Planning Resources at C|M|Law
     The Office of Career Planning (OCP) maintains C|M|Law:CareerNotes, which provides news, announcements, and advice for students’ professional development. Check out OCP’s blog for information on career options, the legal…
  • Jun 13

    This Just In: Conflicts in Space and the Rule of Law

    This Just In: Conflicts in Space and the Rule of Law
    Conflicts in Space and the Rule of Law is not about Han Solo or any other part of the Star Wars franchise.  It does however, cover the military and non-military use of space and how any conflicts that arise should be governed.  The…
Rank this Week: 286

Library Boy

Library Boy

Features legal research news. By Michel-Adrien Sheppard.

http://micheladrien.blogspot.com/
  • Jun 14

    Networking Tips: Build Bridges and Broaden Your Reach

    Networking Tips: Build Bridges and Broaden Your Reach
    Alan Kilpatrick from the Law Society of Saskatchewan Library gave a presentation at the recent annual conference of the Canadian Association of Law Libraries (CALL) in Halifax as part of a panel on networking.His text entitled Build Bridges…
  • Jun 12

    Statistics Canada Article on Victimization of Lesbians, Gays and Bisexual

    Statistics Canada Article on Victimization of Lesbians, Gays and Bisexual
    The Statistics Canada publication Juristat has published an article entitled Violent victimization of lesbians, gays and bisexuals in Canada, 2014: "Using self‑reported data from the 2014 General Social Survey (GSS) on Canadians’…
  • Jun 12

    Updated International Law Research Guides From GlobaLex

    Updated International Law Research Guides From GlobaLex
    GlobaLex, the electronic collection created by the Hauser Global Law School Program at the New York University School of Law, recently updated some of its research guides:Sustainable Development Law (SDL) Research Guide: "Historically,…
Rank this Week: 269

Jenkins Law Library Blog

Jenkins Law Library Blog

Covers technology and legal research.

https://www.jenkinslaw.org/blog
  • Jun 14

    Preparing for Retirement with Nolo

    Preparing for Retirement with Nolo
      Are you or your clients planning for retirement? Nolo can help. The Nolo database contains hundreds of full text publications and thousands of legal forms written in plain-English. Their Social Security & Retirement…
  • Jun 11

    Job Opening @Jenkin

    Job Opening @Jenkin
      Reference Librarian PositionEstablished in 1802, Jenkins is the nation's first law library. Jenkins is a membership library and also functions as the county law library for the city and county of Philadelphia, providing…
  • Jun 8

    Wrongful Use of Civil Proceedings and Related Torts in Pennsylvania

    Wrongful Use of Civil Proceedings and Related Torts in Pennsylvania
      Wrongful Use of Civil Proceedings and Related Torts in Pennsylvania by Bochetto, Heim, O'Connell and Tintner has a new edition that is available through Law Journal Press*. This title offers a thorough review of the law…
Rank this Week: 81

Cleveland Law Library Weblog

Cleveland Law Library Weblog

Informs local attorneys of major legal developments important to their practice. By Sue Altmeyer.

http://suealtmeyer.typepad.com/cleveland_law_library_web/
Rank this Week: 845

Un blog pour l'information…

Un blog pour l'information juridique

By Emmanuel Barthe.

http://www.precisement.org/blog/
  • Jun 14

    Homère, blogueur juridique

    Homère, blogueur juridique
    Sébastien Robineau est avocat au barreau de Paris (cabinet Homère), docteur en droit, spécialiste du droit des sociétés ... et blogueur sous le titre Les carnets juridiques de Homère. Il blogue sur le…
  • Jun 12

    La documentation juridique : un stage pour s'y initier

    La documentation juridique : un stage pour s'y initier
    Vous venez d'être nommé dans un centre de documentation juridique, vous devez assister une direction juridique et vous n'avez jamais fait de droit ? Et le droit n'est pas votre tasse de thé ou vous semble compliqué.…
  • Jun 11

    L'industriel, le communicant, le consultant, le journaliste et le professionnel

    L'industriel, le communicant, le consultant, le journaliste et le professionnel
    L'industriel (au communicant) : « On a besoin de vendre ce nouveau produit/logiciel. » [Traduction : on s'est lancé trop tôt/trop vite/sans véritable étude de marché parce que nos produits…
Rank this Week: 185

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/
  • Jun 13

    President Trump announces intent to nominate new GPO Director

    President Trump announces intent to nominate new GPO Director
    The White House has announced that President Trump intends to nominate Robert C. Tapella of Virginia to be Director of the Government Publishing Office. "Mr. Tapella serves as professional oversight staff of the Committee on House…
  • Jun 10

    Federal Judiciary Workplace Conduct Working Group report

    Federal Judiciary Workplace Conduct Working Group report
    The Federal Judiciary Workplace Conduct Working Group consisting of federal judges and senior Judiciary officials was set up last December at the request of Chief Justice John G. Roberts, Jr. after an Appeals court judge was accused of sexual…
  • Jun 9

    Full Watergate coverage available online

    Full Watergate coverage available online
    The Library of Congress and Boston public broadcast station WGBH announced that gavel-to-gavel television coverage of the Senate Watergate hearings of 1973, donated to the Library by WETA Washington, D.C., has been digitally preserved and…
Rank this Week: 752

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
  • Jun 13

    An Interview with Stephen Mayeaux, Legal Information Specialist

    An Interview with Stephen Mayeaux, Legal Information Specialist
    Today’s interview is with one of our newest colleagues, Stephen Mayeaux, who is a legal information specialist in the Digital Resources Division of the Law Library of Congress.   Describe your background. I grew up in a small town…
  • Jun 8

    James Madison’s Montpelier: Pic of the Week

    James Madison’s Montpelier: Pic of the Week
    On this day in 1789, James Madison—the fourth President of the United States—introduced amendments to the Constitution in the House of Representatives, which are now known as the Bill of Rights. Even though he was initially…
  • Jun 6

    Caribbean American Heritage Month and Caribbean Law

    Caribbean American Heritage Month and Caribbean Law
    This year marks the 13th National Caribbean American Heritage Month, which acknowledges and honors the contributions Caribbean Americans are making to American society. At the Law Library, we take the opportunity during these commemorative…
Rank this Week: 73

Law Library Blog

Law Library Blog

From the University of British Columbia Law Library.

http://law.library.ubc.ca/category/blog/
  • Jun 11

    New Books at the Law Library – June 11, 2018

    New Books at the Law Library – June 11, 2018
    LAW LIBRARY level 3: GE315.C2 V64 2018 David Vogel, California Greenin’: How the Golden State Became an Environmental Leader (Princeton: Princeton University Press, 2018). LAW LIBRARY level 3: K3550.A6 L39 2015 Helen Carr, Brendan…
  • Jun 4

    New Books at the Law Library – June 4, 2018

    New Books at the Law Library – June 4, 2018
    LAW LIBRARY level 3: K120 .M83 2017 Ronda Muir, Beyond Smart: Lawyering with Emotional Intelligence (Chicago: American Bar Association, Section of Dispute Resolution, 2017). LAW LIBRARY level 3: K1401.5 .I58 2018 Christoph Antons &…
  • May 22

    New Books at the Law Library – May 22, 2018

    New Books at the Law Library – May 22, 2018
    LAW LIBRARY level 3: K380 .B765 2015 John Bronsteen, Christopher Buccafusco & Jonathan S. Masur, Happiness and the Law (Chicago: The University of Chicago Press, 2015). LAW LIBRARY level 3: K3585 .S865 2018 Jocelyn Stacey, The…
Rank this Week: 703

BLS Library Blog

BLS Library Blog

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

http://www.blslibrary.com/
  • Jun 10

    LexisNexis 200

    LexisNexis 200
    On the English side of the pond, LexisNexis’ 200 year anniversary seems to have coincided with AI hitting the very top of the hype curve, blockchain finding its way into the everyday Lexicon and increasing numbers of leading law…
  • Jun 1

    Conspiracy: the Gawker Case

    Conspiracy: the Gawker Case
    Brooklyn Law School Library’s New Books List for June 1, 2018 is now out with 38 print titles and 41 E-book titles. One book attracted the attention of this writer. Conspiracy: Peter Thiel, Hulk Hogan, Gawker, and the Anatomy of…
  • May 29

    RBG

    RBG
    Her fans refer to her as the “Notorious R.B.G.” a reference to the legendary rapper “The Notorious B.I.G.” Ruth Bader Ginsburg jokes in an interview that they have a lot in common. They both come from Brooklyn. Through…
Rank this Week: 41

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: 108

The Blackacre Times

The Blackacre Times

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

http://theblackacretimes.com/
  • Jun 7

    The Bar Exam

    The Bar Exam
    The 2018 Georgia Bar Exam will be administered on the 24th and 25th of July.  Which means test takers still have plenty of time to study. If you want to move beyond your test prep materials, the library has…
  • May 10

    Faculty Suggested Leisure Reading – Summer 2018

    Faculty Suggested Leisure Reading – Summer 2018
    Summer is here!  Today is officially the last day of finals here at Georgia State University College of Law.  Tomorrow, we will graduate our 2018 class of J.D. Students.  Soon, rising 1L’s and 2L’s will begin summer…
  • May 7

    Finding Your Fit In a Student Org

    Finding Your Fit In a Student Org
    Most everyone entering law school has heard of Moot Court, Law Review, and Student Trial Lawyers Association (Mock Trial), but there are other organizations that get far less attention.  Don’t just focus on Law Review write on…
Rank this Week: 645

Massachusetts Law Updates

Massachusetts Law Updates

From the Massachusetts Trial Court Law Libraries

http://blog.mass.gov/masslawlib/
  • Jun 7

    Word(s) of the Month – rule of law

    Word(s) of the Month – rule of law
    Words of law is a regular feature of Massachusetts Law Updates, highlighting a particular word or phrase and its meaning in law. Today’s phrase is rule of law. rule of law. (18c) 1. A substantive legal principle <under…
  • May 7

    The Law Against Lying and False News in Colonial Massachusett

    The Law Against Lying and False News in Colonial Massachusett
    Lying or spreading “false news” was treated as a crime in colonial Massachusetts.  In 1645 the Massachusetts Bay Colony passed a law which stated: “Whereas truth in words as well as in actions is required of all men,…
  • Apr 10

    Word(s) of the Month – search warrant

    Word(s) of the Month – search warrant
      Words of law is a regular feature of Massachusetts Law Updates, highlighting a particular word or phrase and its meaning in law. Today’s phrase is search warrant. search warrant, n. (18c) Criminal law. A…
Rank this Week: 456

TSLL TechScans

TSLL TechScans

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

http://tslltechscans.blogspot.com/
  • Jun 7

    LawArXiv One Year Anniversary Report

    LawArXiv One Year Anniversary Report
    It hardly seems like it's been over a year since we posted about the launch of LawArXiv. LawArXiv now houses nearly 700 open access legal articles. The organization has published a One Year Anniversary Report.Some of the highlights from the…
  • May 29

    Getting to Know TS Librarians: Elizabeth Outler

    Getting to Know TS Librarians: Elizabeth Outler
    1. Introduce yourself (name & position).I am Elizabeth Outler, Assistant Director for Technical Services at Oliver B. Spellman Law Library, Southern University Law Center in Baton Rouge, Louisiana.2. Does your job title actually describe…
  • May 25

    Linked data for librarians - new online tutorial

    Linked data for librarians - new online tutorial
    Drexel University's College of Computing and Informatics and the Institute for Library and Museum Services have recently released an online course, Linked Data for Librarians. The course provides an accessible, free and open access…
Rank this Week: 4453

UB Law Library Blog

UB Law Library Blog

Features news from the UB Law Library.

http://libweb.lib.buffalo.edu/blog/law
  • Jun 6

    WESTLAW ACCESS RESTORED

    WESTLAW ACCESS RESTORED
    Law Students, I am happy to report that your Westlaw access should be restored now. If you have problems accessing Westlaw, please contact me at llmarcia@buffalo.edu Once again, we are so sorry for any inconvenience. Enjoy your summer…
  • Jun 6

    WESTLAW ACCESS PROBLEMS

    WESTLAW ACCESS PROBLEMS
    Law Students, Please reassured that your Westlaw access has not been cancelled. By tonight, Wednesday, June 6, 2018, your account will be re-instated and you should be able to access Westlaw. If you need to use Westlaw today, you can use our…
  • May 25

    Closed Memorial Day

    Closed Memorial Day
    The Law Library will be closed this weekend (5/26-5/27/2018) and on Memorial Day, Monday, May 28. We’ll re-open Tuesday, May 29, at 9:00 a.m.  
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Oregon Legal Research

Oregon Legal Research

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

http://blog.oregonlegalresearch.com/
  • Jun 5

    Using Small Claims Court in Oregon (Book), New Edition, 2018

    Using Small Claims Court in Oregon (Book), New Edition, 2018
    The 2nd edition of Janay Haas, “Using Small Claims Court in Oregon,” 2018, is now available. Don’t litigate in Oregon Small Claims Court without it. Read our previous blog post, Small Claims Court in Oregon, for links…
  • Apr 14

    Oregon Voter Registration Deadline for May 2018 Primary: April 24, 2018

    Oregon Voter Registration Deadline for May 2018 Primary: April 24, 2018
    You must register to vote by Tuesday, April 24th, 2018, if you want to vote in the Oregon primary. View the 2018 Election Timeline (PDF) at the Oregon Secretary of State’s Election Division website. (If the link to the Timeline PDF…
  • Apr 4

    Law Books Can Be Beautiful (a long time ago, sadly)

    Law Books Can Be Beautiful (a long time ago, sadly)
    The Yale Law Library Rare Books Blog post, Law Books Bright and Beautiful, links to their Flickr photo display. Hat tip to the Justia Law Librarian Blawg Search round-up.
Rank this Week: 1115

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
  • Jun 5

    Using Small Claims Court in Oregon (Book), New Edition, 2018

    Using Small Claims Court in Oregon (Book), New Edition, 2018
    The 2nd edition of Janay Haas, “Using Small Claims Court in Oregon,” 2018, is now available. Don’t litigate in Oregon Small Claims Court without it. Read our previous blog post, Small Claims Court in Oregon, for links…
  • Apr 14

    Oregon Voter Registration Deadline for May 2018 Primary: April 24, 2018

    Oregon Voter Registration Deadline for May 2018 Primary: April 24, 2018
    You must register to vote by Tuesday, April 24th, 2018, if you want to vote in the Oregon primary. View the 2018 Election Timeline (PDF) at the Oregon Secretary of State’s Election Division website. (If the link to the Timeline PDF…
  • Apr 4

    Law Books Can Be Beautiful (a long time ago, sadly)

    Law Books Can Be Beautiful (a long time ago, sadly)
    The Yale Law Library Rare Books Blog post, Law Books Bright and Beautiful, links to their Flickr photo display. Hat tip to the Justia Law Librarian Blawg Search round-up.
Rank this Week: 753

The Goodson Blogson

The Goodson Blogson

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

http://dukelawref.blogspot.com/
  • Jun 5

    Legal Research Bar Association Benefit

    Legal Research Bar Association Benefit
    Why do lawyers join the American Bar Association and state or local voluntary bar associations? These organizations provide attorneys with a professional networking community, access to continuing legal education (CLE), and discounts on…
  • May 22

    CLE: The Learning Never Stop

    CLE: The Learning Never Stop
    As reported in the ABA Journal this week, the North Carolina State Bar has proposed an amendment to its annual requirements for continuing legal education (CLE). Attorneys in North Carolina are already required to complete 12 credit hours of…
  • May 21

    Library Summer Renovation Update

    Library Summer Renovation Update
    The start of summer always brings changes to the Law Library – most notably, access and service desk hours (now weekdays 8:00 am – 5:00 pm until the start of fall classes in August). But some important additional changes are…
Rank this Week: 4440

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/
  • Jun 5

    Advanced Introductions to Law - new ebook

    Advanced Introductions to Law - new ebook
    Titles within the Advanced Introductions series by Elgar Publishing aim to provide an overview of a particular subject, introducing the essential principles and providing insights which encourage readers to think critically. There are 12…
  • May 14

    New resource - Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Criminology and Criminal Justice

    New resource - Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Criminology and Criminal Justice
    The Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Criminology and Criminal Justice is an excellent resource if you're looking to gain insight into a particular topic. It's possible to either search or browse the encyclopedia. Broad subject areas are…
  • Apr 30

    Key Legal Concepts Library on Westlaw UK

    Key Legal Concepts Library on Westlaw UK
    I've recently discovered the Key Legal Concepts Library on Westlaw, which is a kind of mini law encyclopedia. Each note looks at a legal concept, and relevant case extracts, legislation and Hansard material are referenced.At the moment it is…
Rank this Week: 4598

D'Angelo Law Library Blog

D'Angelo Law Library Blog

Covers legal research.

http://news.lib.uchicago.edu/law/
Rank this Week: 4516

Homeless Law Blog

Homeless Law Blog

Features questions and answers about how the law affects homeless life. By Linda Tashbook.

http://homelesslaw.wordpress.com
  • Jun 4

    Free Webinar on Homeless Data

    Free Webinar on Homeless Data
    Have you ever wanted to know about the federal compilation of data on homelessness? If so, log-in to a free webinar titled Homelessness in the United States, 2017: HUD’s Point-in-Time Estimates of Homelessness in the U.S. which will be…
  • Nov 17

    If I’m homeless and get a seasonal job what are my rights about pay and hours?

    If I’m homeless and get a seasonal job what are my rights about pay and hours?
    If you are hired to staff a holiday tree sale, a summer carnival, a pumpkin patch, a Halloween costume sale or any other “pop-up” seasonal business, you are entitled to the same Fair Labor Standards as permanent employees. You…
  • Aug 16

    What if I can’t pay my tickets or fees and fines from criminal court?

    What if I can’t pay my tickets or fees and fines from criminal court?
    We know that homeless people get charged with a lot of small crimes. Examples include loitering, panhandling, obstructing the sidewalk, trespassing, and littering. Very often, the penalty for these minor crimes is a fine—either a ticket…
Rank this Week: 739

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
  • Jun 4

    Osgoode Digital Commons: Readership Snapshot

    Osgoode Digital Commons: Readership Snapshot
    April 2018 Last month, Osgoode Digital Commons had 60,958 full-text downloads and 37 new submissions were posted, bringing the total works in the repository to 16,984. Osgoode Hall Law School of York University scholarship was read by 3,461…
  • May 24

    Summer access to Lexis Advance Quicklaw

    Summer access to Lexis Advance Quicklaw
    All personal student Lexis Advance Quicklaw accounts will be deactivated by LexisNexis from June 1 until August 31. During this period you may access Lexis Advance Quicklaw through the campus wide subscription. To do this go to the…
  • Apr 17

    Osgoode Digital Commons: Readership Snapshot

    Osgoode Digital Commons: Readership Snapshot
    March 2018 Last month, Osgoode Digital Commons had 63,309 full-text downloads and 15 new submissions were posted, bringing the total works in the repository to 16,927. Osgoode Hall Law School of York University scholarship was read by 3,132…
Rank this Week: 3021

Vancouver Law Librarian Blog

Vancouver Law Librarian Blog

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

http://vancouverlawlib.blogspot.com/
  • Jun 1

    Quickscribe Annotations for May 2018

    Quickscribe Annotations for May 2018
    Here are the latest updates to Quickscribe 2.0 - two pieces of legislation received new annotations in May:Kimberly Jakeman, Harper Grey LLP – Health Professions ActMichael Bain, Hamilton Howell Bain & Gould – Employment…
  • May 4

    Exciting Enhancements to Quickscribe Online

    Exciting Enhancements to Quickscribe Online
    Quickscribe is constantly improving and expanding their services, and today we're excited to note that two new contributors have joined the Quickscribe Online expert annotations team: Laura Johnston of the Community Legal Assistance…
  • Apr 5

    RSS Keeps Plunking Along

    RSS Keeps Plunking Along
    David Whelan has a very good post up that revisits the current usage and role of RSS feed readers.I think he's got it right when he says that RSS isn't dead; it's simply sitting within the underlying nuts-and-bolts of the internet.I hadn't…
Rank this Week: 1488

Ramsey County Law Library Blog

Ramsey County Law Library Blog

Provides information and commentary for local legal professionals and lay persons on local legal news, neighborhood happenings, self-help resources, information about our collection materials, and other other legal tools and resources

http://ramseylawlibrary.org/
  • Jun 1

    Keeping Up with Immigration Law

    Keeping Up with Immigration Law
      Many attorneys are aware of the important immigration case Padilla v. Commonwealth of Kentucky (559 U.S. 356, 2010) which decided that a criminal defense attorney must advise a noncitizen client about deportation risks should the…
  • May 1

    Happy Law Day!

    Happy Law Day!
      Thomas Jefferson called the distribution of power “the first principle of good government.”   More than 225 years later, Hilarie Bass, ABA President wrote, “The phrase “separation of powers” does…
  • Mar 20

    Honor and Respect: Meet Judge Wilhelmina M. Wright

    Honor and Respect: Meet Judge Wilhelmina M. Wright
    As the nation celebrates Women’s History Month, it is only natural to look locally to our own leaders, and see many examples of leadership and integrity. One such woman who exemplifies fairness and respect is Judge Wilhelmina Wright of…
Rank this Week: 2555

Lex Scripta

Lex Scripta

From the Dallas Association of Law Librarians.

http://dallnet.blogspot.com/
  • Jun 1

    Private Investment Project Procedures. New Changes for P3

    Private Investment Project Procedures. New Changes for P3
    The Federal Transit Administration has made substantive changes in a final rule describing new, experimental procedures to encourage increased project management flexibility, more innovation in project funding, improved efficiency, timely…
  • May 4

    Do you agree with Bryan Garner?

    Do you agree with Bryan Garner?
    Bryan Garner recently wrote a piece about the tragedy of "deaccessioning" books from university libraries. http://www.abajournal.com/magazine/article/deaccessioning_books_university_libraries_garner/P1Books v. OnlineMr. Garner begins his…
  • May 3

    SEC Action Lookup – Individual

    SEC Action Lookup – Individual
     The SEC offers a new research tool; SEC Action Lookup - Individuals, or "SALI." Search for individuals who have been named in SEC administrative proceedings, or SEC federal court actions.Features:At this point the scope is October 1,…
Rank this Week: 1239

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
  • Jun 1

    True Crime Podcast

    True Crime Podcast
    Now that summer’s here, there’s time to catch up on some true crime podcasts. There are plenty to choose from, and who knows? You might learn something relevant to your Criminal Law, Criminal Procedure, or Evidence classes……
  • May 14

    Law Librarians on the Soda Cap Connector

    Law Librarians on the Soda Cap Connector
    In March, the law librarians decided to go to lunch in Five Points… without trekking to our cars in the parking garage, and without having to find parking and fill a parking meter while in Five Points. The Soda Cap Connector is FREE…
  • Apr 9

    Guide to Study Aid

    Guide to Study Aid
    Just in time for the pre-exam crunch, library staff member Amy Persons has created a browse-able guide to the study aids in the law library: http://guides.law.sc.edu/studyaids. Our current guide only has the required 1L courses listed so far,…
Rank this Week: 1619

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: 203

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/
  • May 30

    Questions about the “improved” Bloomberg news delivery portal

    Questions about the “improved” Bloomberg news delivery portal
    Bloomberg Law has notified BNA Premier subscribers that all print subscriptions will cease.  Titles now available as electronic Resource Centers, such as Bankruptcy Law Resource Center, will cease publication and this content will be…
  • May 29

    MA Lawyers Weekly's Career De Novo -- new career resource for attorney

    MA Lawyers Weekly's Career De Novo -- new career resource for attorney
    Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly has debuted a free career website for Massachusetts attorneys in the early stages of their careers.  It is Career De Novo - New Lawyer's Field Guide to Success.  The new website features Q…
  • May 10

    Reference Desk Summer Hour

    Reference Desk Summer Hour
    Hello BC Law!A quick note about service hours for the Reference Desk.  We are available to help you with any questions you may have Monday to Friday from 9am to 5pm.  Full service hours will resume at the beginning of the fall…
Rank this Week: 4590

University of New Hampshire School…

University of New Hampshire School of Law Library Blog

Provides law library news.

http://library.law.unh.edu/blog
Rank this Week: 2757

Mendik Matters

Mendik Matters

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

http://www.mendikmatters.org/
  • May 29

    2018 Summer Research Challenge

    2018 Summer Research Challenge
    The Challenge is On!  Join us next Wednesday June 6 (and on any or all of the following Wednesdays through June 27), for the Mendik Library’s 2018 Summer Research Challenge! Hone your research skills with real issues you’ll…
  • May 7

    Help Prepping for Exam

    Help Prepping for Exam
    Remember to take a look at the Library’s Exam Preparation Resources guide.  It will link you to sample and practice exams available on the NYLS portal, advice from professors and law students (including videos), and many other…
  • May 6

    Food For Fines 2018

    Food For Fines 2018
    If you are graduating this year and you owe any library fines, here’s a chance to save some money and do some good.  For every can or unopened package of food (no glass!) you donate at the Circulation Desk, the Library will reduce…
Rank this Week: 2311

Class Action Countermeasures

Class Action Countermeasures

Covers class action defense. By McGuireWoods LLP.

http://www.classactioncountermeasures.com
  • May 29

    Supreme Court Upholds Employee Class-/Collective-Action Waivers under Federal Arbitration Act

    Supreme Court Upholds Employee Class-/Collective-Action Waivers under Federal Arbitration Act
    We’ve been monitoring the appellate battles over the enforceability of class- and collective-action waivers in the employment context since September 2016, when we pondered whether circuit splits would land the issue in the Supreme…
  • May 2

    New Jersey Supreme Court’s One-Two Punch with Spade/Wenger and Dugan Decisions Scores Knockout of TCCWNA Class Action

    New Jersey Supreme Court’s One-Two Punch with Spade/Wenger and Dugan Decisions Scores Knockout of TCCWNA Class Action
    For years, companies doing business in New Jersey have been plagued by an archaic statute— the Truth in Consumer Contract,  Warranty and Notice Act (“TCCWNA,” pronounced Tick-wa-nah)—adored only by consumer class…
  • Mar 22

    More on In re Hyundai & Kia

    More on In re Hyundai &amp; Kia
    Just a brief update on the 9th Circuit’s most controversial class-action case of the year. As expected, the proponents of the settlement that was rejected have appealed the case to the Ninth Circuit en banc. What is slightly less…
Rank this Week: 3209