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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
  • Dec 11

    Justice – Capabilities Approach – Communications – San Diego, CA

    Justice – Capabilities Approach – Communications – San Diego, CA
    The International Communication Association holds its annual meeting May 25-29, 2018, in San Diego. A preconference, Applying the Capabilities Approach to Media and Communications, takes place May 24, 2018. Abstracts for...
  • Dec 11

    Sanctuary Cities – Detroit, MI

    Sanctuary Cities – Detroit, MI
    The University of Detroit Mercy Law Review symposium, March 23, 2018, is on The Return of Sanctuary Cities: The Muslim Ban, Hurricane Maria, and Everything in Between. Abstracts were due...
  • Dec 11

    CFP: Free Speech Values, Civility, Respect for Human Welfare

    CFP: Free Speech Values, Civility, Respect for Human Welfare
    The Fordham Intellectual Property Media and Entertainment Law Journal (IPLJ) invites submissions for a symposium on the values underlying our commitment to free speech, and the need to balance these...
Rank this Week: 86

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
  • Dec 11

    Highlights: 2017 ABA Journal Web 100

    Highlights: 2017 ABA Journal Web 100
    As recently as last year, ABA Journal used to list the top 100 law-related blogs (also known as blawgs). Now they list 50 blogs, 25 podcasts, and 25 Twitter accounts in the ABA Journal Web 100. We’ve selected a few of this year’s…
  • Nov 30

    Book Your Study Room

    Book Your Study Room
    Our study room reservation calendars are starting to look festive. If you’re going to need a study room, book now to avoid disappointment. How do I reserve a study room? Go to libcal.law.sc.edu. Alternatively, go to the law…
  • Nov 21

    Law Library Cornucopia

    Law Library Cornucopia
    This is the law library’s first Thanksgiving in our 1525 Senate Street location. Here are a few things for which law library faculty and staff are thankful—some that are specific to our new space, and some that have remained…
Rank this Week: 2254

Et Seq. - The Harvard Law School…

Et Seq. - The Harvard Law School Library Blog

Covers library legal issues, legal information sources, and notices for the Harvard Law community. From the law librarians of Harvard Law School.

http://etseq.law.harvard.edu/
Rank this Week: 4050

University of New Hampshire School…

University of New Hampshire School of Law Library Blog

Provides law library news.

http://library.law.unh.edu/blog
  • Dec 11

    December Holiday Hours Available

    December Holiday Hours Available
    The Law Library is open extended hours during the exam period. We will open at 7:00am instead of 8:00am on weekdays and will stay open until Midnight (12:00pm) on Saturdays instead of 10:00pm as well as opening at 7:00am on Weekends.  A…
  • Nov 27

    Marking Passages, Preserving the Past : Founding Documents I

    Marking Passages, Preserving the Past : Founding Documents I
    This blog entry marks the first of several entries featuring documents, photos and other items from the very beginnings of the law school.  As you peruse the items, you will feel the driving energy and determination that gave birth…
  • Nov 18

    New in IP Mall : Web Exlcusive Legislative History Reports of U.S. Design Patents Act and it Amendment

    New in IP Mall : Web Exlcusive Legislative History Reports of U.S. Design Patents Act and it Amendment
    It is the mission of the IP Mall to offer unique content not avaiable on the open web. The most recent offering is The Legislative History Reports of U.S. Design   Patents Act and it Amendments According to alum Gene Quinn, although the…
Rank this Week: 584

Law Library Blog

Law Library Blog

From the University of British Columbia Law Library.

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

    New Books at the Law Library – December 11, 2017

    New Books at the Law Library – December 11, 2017
    LAW LIBRARY level 3: JV6271 .D57 2013 Martin Geiger & Antoine Pécoud, Disciplining the Transnational Mobility of People (Houndmills: Palgrave Macmillan, 2013). LAW LIBRARY level 3: K1150 .I45 2014 David Joseph Attard et al. eds.,…
  • Dec 4

    Exam Hours December 2017

    Exam Hours December 2017
  • Dec 4

    New Books at the Law Library – December 4, 2017

    New Books at the Law Library – December 4, 2017
    LAW LIBRARY level 3: K579.P74 R44 2017 Tamara Tulich et al., eds., Regulating Preventive Justice: Principle, Policy and Paradox (Abingdon: Routledge, 2017). LAW LIBRARY level 3: K5197 .R54 2017 Melanie Randall, Jennifer Koshan & Patricia…
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D'Angelo Law Library Blog

D'Angelo Law Library Blog

Covers legal research.

http://news.lib.uchicago.edu/law/
  • Dec 11

    New database trial: Oxford International Organizations (OXIO)

    New database trial: Oxford International Organizations (OXIO)
    We have received trial access to the following database: Oxford International Organizations (OXIO) This resource has been created with “the aim of providing practitioners, scholars, legal advisers, policy-makers, and observers of…
  • Nov 30

    New features for Constitute, the free online resource for comparing constitutions, now LIVE

    New features for Constitute, the free online resource for comparing constitutions, now LIVE
    Constitute 4.0 is here! New features added to Constitute of particular interest are draft and historical constitutions. Constitute has draft texts for Iceland (2011), Lybia (2016), the Syrian Arab Republic (2017), and Yemen (2015). The…
  • Nov 27

    Exam preparation resources at the D’Angelo Law Library

    Exam preparation resources at the D’Angelo Law Library
    The D’Angelo Law Library provides a variety of resources to help students prepare for exams. Past exams: Perhaps most importantly, the Library provides copies of past exams given at the Law School, in addition to model…
Rank this Week: 752

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/
  • Dec 11

    Browsing the Federal Courts Web Archive

    Browsing the Federal Courts Web Archive
    The Law Library of Congress recently launched the Federal Courts Web Archive. It includes a new browse page, where you will find the federal courts arranged in a list. If you click on a court in the table of contents at the top of…
  • Nov 6

    Native American Heritage Month

    Native American Heritage Month
    November is Native American Heritage Month, an annual recognition of the contributions of Native Americans to our national culture. In 1986, President Ronald Reagan proclaimed November 23–30 of that year “American Indian…
  • Oct 27

    Cybersecurity for Lawyer

    Cybersecurity for Lawyer
    Cybersecurity for Lawyers–Protecting Yourself, Your Clients, and Others from Cybercrime and Privacy Threats was presented as a CLE at Pace Law School on Oct. 26, 2017. The presenters were John T. Bandler, author of Cybersecurity for the…
Rank this Week: 2872

Slaw

Slaw

A Canadian cooperative weblog on all things legal.

http://www.slaw.ca
  • Dec 11

    Robot Citizen?

    Robot Citizen?
    I’m sure you’ve noticed the fairly substantial increase in the buzz around artificial intelligence (AI) these days. And, generally speaking, I am at once intrigued and honestly sometimes a little frightened by what seems to be on…
  • Dec 11

    To Build Public Support for Access to Civil Justice We Have to Let the Public Know That Access to Justice Is for Them Too

    To Build Public Support for Access to Civil Justice We Have to Let the Public Know That Access to Justice Is for Them Too
    The results of two recent studies in the U.S. have used public opinion data to suggest that increasing public support for access to civil justice is a promising way to increase government funding.[1] The argument is that if the civil legal…
  • Dec 11

    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…
Rank this Week: 57

Legal Research is EASY

Legal Research is EASY

Covers basic legal research. By Bret Christensen.

http://legalresearchiseasy.blogspot.com/
  • Dec 11

    To Catch a Rat

    To Catch a Rat
    For whatever reason, this year has been the year of the rat at my house. No, I'm not talking about the Chinese Calendar.  I'm talking about the #$@#@$ rats that I've been trapping in my attic. Really been a pain in my backside but you…
  • Dec 4

    Word of the Month for December 2017: Common Count

    Word of the Month for December 2017: Common Count
    Recently, I have noticed a rash of lawsuits by corporations who issue credit cards.  Most all of these actions are pled under the common count claim of money had and received. Wait, before we get too deep into this, what is a "common…
  • Nov 27

    I Did Not See That One Coming

    I Did Not See That One Coming
    You gotta wonder what judges are thinking when they hand down decisions.  Sometimes, you think they're going one way and then they go another.  Sometimes, they come up with decisions that are so "novel" that you gotta wonder where…
Rank this Week: 653

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/
  • Dec 11

    Upcoming Interim Hour

    Upcoming Interim Hour
    Fall Quarter finals are over on Friday, December 15.The library is closed to the public from 6:00 pm on 12/15 until 8:00 am on Wednesday, December 20. Here's our schedule during interim (12/20-1/1):Wednesday, 12/20: 8-5 (Reference Office…
  • Nov 28

    Legal Issues with Pokemon Go

    Legal Issues with Pokemon Go
    Pokémon GO is an augmented reality video game that lets players catch digital monsters that appear on an in-game map of the surrounding area. You might have heard about this recent unpublished study, which found that drivers…
  • Nov 21

    Native American Heritage Month

    Native American Heritage Month
    How are you marking Native American Heritage Month this November? This site brings together material from the Library of Congress, National Archives and Records Administration, National Endowment for the Humanities, National…
Rank this Week: 908

CS-SIS

CS-SIS

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

http://cssis.org
  • Dec 11

    Cool Tool Spotlight #4: AJ Blechner on Poll Everywhere

    Cool Tool Spotlight #4: AJ Blechner on Poll Everywhere
    This week’s featured tool is Poll Everywhere, a web-based audience response system that gives presenters immediate feedback with live, interactive audience participation. AJ Blechner, Research Librarian and Librarian Instruction…
  • Dec 6

    CS-SIS Member Spotlight: Brian Huffman

    CS-SIS Member Spotlight: Brian Huffman
    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…
  • Dec 4

    Cool Tool Spotlight #3: Cas Laskowski on TOGGL

    Cool Tool Spotlight #3: Cas Laskowski on TOGGL
    This week’s featured tool is TOGGL, a time management tool that can be used as a browser extension or on the desktop. Casandra (Cas) Laskowski, Reference Librarian at the Goodson Law Library of Duke University, demonstrated this at…
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Law Librarians

Law Librarians

By Mark Giangrande and Joe Hodnicki.

http://llb2.com/
  • Dec 11

    LexisNexis’s Role in ICE Surveillance and Librarian Ethic

    LexisNexis’s Role in ICE Surveillance and Librarian Ethic
    by Sarah Lamdan and Yasmin Sokkar Harker A recent Intercept article listed the data corporations vying to build ICE’s Extreme Vetting surveillance system. The list of companies signing on to this project includes LexisNexis, a go-to…
  • Dec 8

    Weekend Reading: Lewandowski & Bossie’s Let Trump be Trump campaign memoir

    Weekend Reading: Lewandowski & Bossie’s Let Trump be Trump campaign memoir
    From the blurb of Corey R. Lewandowski and David N. Bossie’s Let Trump Be Trump: The Inside Story of His Rise to the Presidency (Center Street Dec. 5, 2017): Corey R. Lewandowski, Trump’s campaign manager who contributed to…
  • Dec 7

    How effective are resolutions of inquiry as a parliamentary oversight tool in the House?

    How effective are resolutions of inquiry as a parliamentary oversight tool in the House?
    From the CRS report, Resolutions of Inquiry: An Analysis of Their Use in the House, 1947-2017 (Nov. 9, 2017 R40879): A resolution of inquiry is a simple resolution making a direct request or demand of the President or the head of an executive…
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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/
  • Dec 11

    BAILII: Recent Decision

    BAILII: Recent Decision
    Court of Appeal (Civil Division) Patrick v McKinley [2017] EWCA Civ 2068 (08 December 2017) Budana v The Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust & Anor [2017] EWCA Civ 1980 (05 December 2017) High Court (Administrative Court) Dorothy Bohm…
  • Dec 11

    Court security chaos: Judge slams ‘chronic failure’ – Law Society’s Gazette

    Court security chaos: Judge slams ‘chronic failure’ – Law Society’s Gazette
    ‘A judge has publicly condemned HM Courts & Tribunals Service and an outsourced security company by lifting the lid on the ‘chronic’ and ‘lamentable’ situation at his court, as the spotlight continues to…
  • Dec 11

    Brexit: solicitors welcome ‘breathing space’ deal – Law Society’s Gazette

    Brexit: solicitors welcome ‘breathing space’ deal – Law Society’s Gazette
    ‘Lawyers have welcomed with relief the declaration on ‘legal certainty and clarity’ – including mutual recognition and enforcement of judgments – in the Brexit phase 1 agreement reached on Friday. However the Law…
Rank this Week: 4

Un blog pour l'information…

Un blog pour l'information juridique

By Emmanuel Barthe.

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

    RER en retard, bus annulé, métro escargot ... Pourquoi ? Que faire ?

    RER en retard, bus annulé, métro escargot ... Pourquoi ? Que faire ?
    Je n'avais plus été banlieusard depuis le début de mes études supérieures. Soit depuis trente ans. Les prix de l'immobilier parisien étant ce qu'ils sont — en montée permanente, crise ou…
  • Dec 8

    Ajouter au catalogue de la bibliothèque les versions électroniques des ouvrage

    Ajouter au catalogue de la bibliothèque les versions électroniques des ouvrage
    C'est une super idée que d'ajouter au catalogue de la bibliothèque les versions en ligne disponibles des ouvrages. En bibliothèque privée Je l'ai pratiquée autrefois en cabinet d'avocats et même si le…
  • Dec 6

    Les meilleures thèses de droit disponibles en open acce

    Les meilleures thèses de droit disponibles en open acce
    Sommaire 1. Présentation 2. Où trouve t-on ces thèses ? 3. Les thèses par matière 1. Présentation Cette page essaie de recenser toutes les thèses de droit français ou européen en…
Rank this Week: 4481

beSpacific

beSpacific

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

http://www.bespacific.com/
  • Dec 10

    New on LLRX – Virtual Chat Reference Service

    New on LLRX – Virtual Chat Reference Service
    Via LLRX – Virtual Chat Reference Services – If our library had a virtual chat service linked to our website, would our reference librarians receive more questions? Brandon Wright Adler answers this question in the affirmative and…
  • Dec 10

    American Bar Association focus of attacks in efforts to approve unqualified judge

    American Bar Association focus of attacks in efforts to approve unqualified judge
    Politico: “Senate Republicans have declared war on the American Bar Association. Since 1953, the venerable legal organization has played a critical, behind-the-scenes role in assessing judicial nominees and their fitness to serve on the…
  • Dec 10

    OpenCorporates ingesting registered trademarks from multiple sources and reconciling them to companie

    OpenCorporates ingesting registered trademarks from multiple sources and reconciling them to companie
    “Here at OpenCorporates, our core mission has always been about making official public data about companies more widely available, more usable and more useful. Much of this comes from one of the 120+ company registers we use as a…
Rank this Week: 21

The Stream: Courthouse Libraries…

The Stream: Courthouse Libraries BC Blog

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

http://www.courthouselibrary.ca/
  • Dec 8

    Law Reports now Available Electronically

    Law Reports now Available Electronically
    ICLR, the Incorporated Council of Law Reporting for England and Wales is now available electronically when you visit the Courthouse Library. ICLR’s law reporters cover cases decided by the following courts and tribunals: The Supreme…
  • Oct 12

    Recently Added

    Recently Added
    The art of drafting the commercial contract, 2017 Overcome error and oversight when drafting and reviewing commercial contracts. Content includes: Control the Drafting The Agreement’s Skeleton Principles of Clear Writing …
  • Sep 18

    Secondary School Essay Contest 2017 - 2018

    Secondary School Essay Contest 2017 - 2018
    For the 2017/2018 school year, the Law Society is inviting all Grade 12 students and any secondary school students who have taken, or are currently enrolled in either Law 12 or Civic Studies 11, to submit an essay on the following topic: How…
Rank this Week: 4528

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/
Rank this Week: 4672

ThomChat

ThomChat

Thomas Jefferson School of Law Library Blog

http://tjsllibrary.wordpress.com
  • Dec 8

    How to Develop a 3L Job Search Strategy

    How to Develop a 3L Job Search Strategy
    If you’re a 3L and don’t have a job lined up for after bar exam results come in, you need to develop a strategy to help you land your first job out of law school. Here are five things to … Continue reading →
  • Nov 15

    Free Law School Podcast

    Free Law School Podcast
    Do you like listening to podcasts? Check out “The Law School Toolbox Podcast: Tools for Law Students from 1L to the Bar Exam, and Beyond” by Alsion Monahan and Lee Burgess – Law School Toolbox, LLC. “The Law School…
  • Aug 30

    Free PACER Archive Adds Millions of New Document

    Free PACER Archive Adds Millions of New Document
    The Free Law Project, a California-based non-profit, posted every free written opinion and order available on PACER, the federal courts’ document portal. In total, this new collection contains 3.4 million documents from 1.5 million…
Rank this Week: 4530

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/
  • Dec 8

    Why analyze your analytics?

    Why analyze your analytics?
    So, it was snowing in Houston today. My sister texted a photo full of snow at 6:30 am--a neighborhood once covered in Harvey now covered in snowflakes. Just finished my analytics reports. Not sure how many of you use Google Analytics. It has…
  • Nov 30

    How to subscribe to YouTube videos to earn CLE self-study, watch news and learn new skill

    How to subscribe to YouTube videos to earn CLE self-study, watch news and learn new skill
    Watching YouTube with purpose by Lihsa How many of you out there regularly watch YouTube videos? Mostly people randomly watch videos. But it is possible to follow YouTube in much the same way you follow a podcast. I've been a YouTube…
  • Nov 28

    One More Time: Law Firm Libraries Are Not About the Space

    One More Time: Law Firm Libraries Are Not About the Space
    Photo by Annie Spratt on Unsplash In 1995, a law firm was approached by one of its major clients to open an office in the city where the client's headquarters was located. The law firm really didn't want to expand into a new…
Rank this Week: 612

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/
  • Dec 8

    Professor Sterio to Contribute Chapter on State Recognition to The Routledge Handbook on State Recognition

    Professor Sterio to Contribute Chapter on State Recognition to The Routledge Handbook on State Recognition
    Professor and Associate Dean Milena Sterio will contribute a chapter to The Routledge Handbook on State Recognition. Professor Sterio’s chapter will be entitled “Power Politics and State Recognition.” The Handbook will be…
  • Dec 7

    Movies and Fiction at the Law Library

    Movies and Fiction at the Law Library
    Thinking about pleasure reading or movies over break?  The Law Library has law related books, movies, and documentaries.  They are located on the 1st floor to the left of the entrance (when entering the library) by the reference…
  • Dec 6

    Past Exams Available Online

    Past Exams Available Online
    As you start to get serious about preparing for exams, don’t forget that we post professors’ past exams on the library website (see picture). You’ll need to login in with your CSU ID and pin. Whether to post and which exams…
Rank this Week: 1232

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/
  • Dec 8

    NILL added new content to the Indian Law Bulletins on 12/7

    NILL added new content to the Indian Law Bulletins on 12/7
    U.S. Supreme Court Bulletin http://www.narf.org/nill/bulletins/sct/2017-2018update.htmlPetition for certiorari was filed on 11/27/17 in: Renteria, et al. v. Superior Court of California, Tulare County, et al. (Indian Child Welfare Act -…
  • Nov 30

    NILL added new content to the Indian Law Bulletins on 11/30

    NILL added new content to the Indian Law Bulletins on 11/30
    U.S. Supreme Court Bulletin http://www.narf.org/nill/bulletins/sct/2017-2018update.htmlPetitions for certiorari were denied on 11/27/17 in:Town of Vernon v. U.S. (Land into Trust)Upstate Citizens for Equality v. U.S. (Land into…
  • Nov 16

    NILL added new content to the Indian Law Bulletins on 11/16

    NILL added new content to the Indian Law Bulletins on 11/16
    News Bulletinhttp://www.narf.org/nill/bulletins/news/currentnews.htmlIn the Health & Welfare section, we feature a few articles highlighting the findings in a new survey: "Discrimination in America: Experiences and Views of Native…
Rank this Week: 4175

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
  • Dec 8

    Dr. Ralph Bunche, Nobel Peace Prize Laureate and Peace Negotiator

    Dr. Ralph Bunche, Nobel Peace Prize Laureate and Peace Negotiator
    Political scientist, educator, civil rights activist, anthropologist, intelligence officer, humanitarian and diplomat Ralph J. Bunche (August 7, 1904-December 9, 1971) was not a lawyer, but he worked on many treaties that directly affected…
  • Dec 7

    Homeowners’ Associations Law: A Beginner’s Guide

    Homeowners’ Associations Law: A Beginner’s Guide
    Often, our topic choices for our Beginner’s Guide series are pulled from questions we receive at the reference desk and via our Ask a Librarian service.  The topic for this Beginner’s Guide, the law regarding…
  • Dec 6

    The Relationship Between Church and State in Germany

    The Relationship Between Church and State in Germany
    With the celebrations for the 500th anniversary of the Protestant Reformation in full bloom, I thought it would be a good opportunity to write about the relationship between church and state in Germany. Unlike in the U.S. where the…
Rank this Week: 190

Internet For Lawyers

Internet For Lawyers

Covers free and low-cost investigative and background research resources on the Internet, as well as search engine search tips with a focus on Google and its features, functions and productivity tools.

http://www.netforlawyers.com/newsitems
  • Dec 7

    ABA LTRC Releases TECHREPORT Analysis of 2017 Legal Technology Survey Result

    ABA LTRC Releases TECHREPORT Analysis of 2017 Legal Technology Survey Result
    by Mark Rosch The American Bar Association's (ABA's) Legal Technology Resource Center (LTRC) has released its 2017
  • Nov 30

    2018 CLE at Sea Cruise Offers 12 Hours of Credit in Multiple State

    2018 CLE at Sea Cruise Offers 12 Hours of Credit in Multiple State
    Carole Levitt and Mark Rosch have been announced as speakers for the CLE at Sea 2018, Continuing Legal Education Cruise presented by the Alaska Bar. They will join a line-up of nationally-known continuing legal education speakers…
  • Nov 29

    Good News About Facebook Graph Search

    Good News About Facebook Graph Search
    by Mark Rosch & Carole Levitt | November 29, 2017 Facebook’s Graph Search allows you to create very sophisticated, relational searches through the information people share about themselves on Facebook. "Graph Search" features…
Rank this Week: 793

BLS Library Blog

BLS Library Blog

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

http://www.blslibrary.com/
  • Dec 7

    Mindfulness and Meditation for the Legal Professional

    Mindfulness and Meditation for the Legal Professional
    Now that we are in the reading period at BLS (aka Hell Week at some institutions) and exams are just around the corner, stress levels are running high. Throughout the library, anxious faces are buried in casebooks and class notes, an ample…
  • Dec 1

    Cheating “Everyone Does It”

    Cheating “Everyone Does It”
    The Brooklyn Law School Library New Books List for December 1, 2017 has 49 print titles and 28 e-book titles. Subjects range from criminal justice and judicial error; same-sex marriage; writing skills of US Presidents; history of New York,…
  • Nov 21

    New York as Sanctuary City

    New York as Sanctuary City
    Earlier this year, the NYC Council passed legislation, Introduction 1568-2017, a bill to prohibit City agencies from partnering with the U.S. Department of Homeland Security to enforce federal immigration laws. The bill would prohibit the use…
Rank this Week: 182

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/
  • Dec 7

    Family Law - from Jordan Publishing to Lexis Library

    Family Law - from Jordan Publishing to Lexis Library
    Following the acquisition of Jordan Publishing by LexisNexis UK, our online access to the following titles is now via LexisLibrary.Child & Family Law QuarterlyFamily Law JournalFamily Law ReportsTo access the two journals, you can either…
  • Nov 8

    Hamlyn Lecture - Improving Statutes, Wednesday 15th November 6-7pm

    Hamlyn Lecture - Improving Statutes, Wednesday 15th November 6-7pm
    This year's Hamlyn Lecture will be taking place next week at the Institute of Advanced Legal Studies. The timing will make it awkward for many Birkbeck students to attend but I thought that I'd flag it up as it looks like an interesting…
  • Nov 6

    New subscription to the Immigration practice area on Lexis Library

    New subscription to the Immigration practice area on Lexis Library
    We now have access to the Immigration practice area within Lexis Library. This provides specialist content including:Macdonald's Immigration Law & PracticeFransman's British Nationality LawButterworths Immigration Law ServiceTo access,…
Rank this Week: 898

The Reporter

The Reporter

Covers legal research. By the Texas Tech Law Library.

https://texastechlawlibrary.wordpress.com
  • Dec 7

    Privacy and Security Law Report: Browsing by Specific Topic

    Privacy and Security Law Report: Browsing by Specific Topic
    This is the fourth post of a four-part series spotlighting: Privacy and Security Law Report In this final post ofContinue Reading
  • Dec 5

    The Incomparable Bob Weninger

    The Incomparable Bob Weninger
    In late November, we received news that Tech Law had lost a legend. Bob Weninger spent over 40 years shapingContinue Reading
  • Dec 5

    November 2017 New Book

    November 2017 New Book
    In November 2017, the Law Library added the following new titles to the collection to support the research and curricularContinue Reading
Rank this Week: 1979

UB Law Library Blog

UB Law Library Blog

Features news from the UB Law Library.

http://libweb.lib.buffalo.edu/blog/law
Rank this Week: 914

Law Library of Congress: Research…

Law Library of Congress: Research Reports

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

http://www.loc.gov/law/help/current-topics.php
  • Dec 7

    Legal Research Reports: Parliamentary Oversight of the Executive Branch

    Legal Research Reports: Parliamentary Oversight of the Executive Branch
    The Law Library of Congress is proud to present the report, Parliamentary Oversight of the Executive Branch.  This report provides information on parliamentary oversight mechanisms of the executive branch in Canada, Germany, Italy,…
  • Nov 30

    Legal Research Reports: Laws Prohibiting Investments in Controversial Weapon

    Legal Research Reports: Laws Prohibiting Investments in Controversial Weapon
    The Law Library of Congress is proud to present the report, Laws Prohibiting Investments in Controversial Weapons.  This report describes the laws of eight European countries that prohibit investment in certain controversial…
  • Nov 16

    Legal Research Reports: Disclosure of Beneficial Ownership

    Legal Research Reports: Disclosure of Beneficial Ownership
    The Law Library of Congress is proud to present the report, Disclosure of Beneficial Ownership.  This report surveys the laws related to registration of beneficial owners and disclosure of information on corporate data in the…
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Jenkins Law Library Blog

Jenkins Law Library Blog

Covers technology and legal research.

https://www.jenkinslaw.org/blog
  • Dec 7

    Researching Eminent Domain in Pennsylvania

    Researching Eminent Domain in Pennsylvania
    In Pennsylvania, eminent domain is defined as "[t]he power of the Commonwealth to take private property for public use in return for just compensation" 26 Pa.C.S.A. § 202.The Pennsylvania Eminent Domain Code was first adopted in 1964…
  • Dec 6

    Mortgage and Consumer Loan and Lease Disclosure Handbook, 2017-2018, by Kenneth F. Hall

    Mortgage and Consumer Loan and Lease Disclosure Handbook, 2017-2018, by Kenneth F. Hall
      Mortgage and Consumer Loan and Lease Disclosure Handbook; A step by step guide with Forms offers informative analysis of mortgage and consumer loan disclosure and discusses drafting standards, documentation methods, and…
  • Dec 5

    The Flag, the National Anthem, and the First Amendment

    The Flag, the National Anthem, and the First Amendment
      This article is republished with permission by W.S. Hein. View the original article here.In 2016, then-49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick began kneeling during the national anthem to protest racial injustice, particularly the…
Rank this Week: 206

The Goodson Blogson

The Goodson Blogson

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

http://dukelawref.blogspot.com/
  • Dec 7

    Commemorating the National Conference on Crime

    Commemorating the National Conference on Crime
    At Washington, D.C.'s Memorial Continental Hall, a distinguished group of federal officials, legal academics, and law enforcement representatives gathered to discuss crime prevention strategies. They traded the latest police investigation…
  • Nov 30

    Free & Low-Cost Legal Research Option

    Free & Low-Cost Legal Research Option
    It's about that time of year when May graduates lose their extended access to Lexis Advance and Bloomberg Law. Both services allow recent Law School graduates to continue using their academic passwords for 6 months. (Westlaw's post-graduation…
  • Nov 21

    Federal Tax Guide Updated

    Federal Tax Guide Updated
    The Goodson Law Library's research guide to Federal Tax law has recently been updated. Tax is a complex area of the law, with frequent changes and unique sources. For new researchers, it may be beneficial to begin with one of the research…
Rank this Week: 395

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/
  • Dec 6

    ALM Legal Compass: Deep Data, Interactive Maps For Legal Market Competitive Insight

    ALM Legal Compass: Deep Data, Interactive Maps For Legal Market Competitive Insight
    I have to confess that I have a soft spot in my heart for American Lawyer Media. Their flagship publication American Lawyer and I both entered law firms at about the same time. Three decades ago, when the latest issue of the American Lawyer…
  • Nov 28

    Knowing Value: The Rise of the Law Firm Chief Knowledge Officer

    Knowing Value: The Rise of the Law Firm Chief Knowledge Officer
    I recently authored the following article which appeared in the October issue of Thomson Reuter’s Practice Innovations. Knowing Value: The Rise of the Law Firm Chief Knowledge Officer This past July the American Lawyer published its…
  • Nov 20

    AALL Survey Reveals: Budgets, Staffing, Salaries in Law Libraries on the Rise

    AALL Survey Reveals: Budgets, Staffing, Salaries in Law Libraries on the Rise
    AALL has published its 13th Salary Survey which the AALL Press Release describes as “ the only comprehensive, comparative salary information designed by and for legal information professionals at law schools, law firm/corporate law…
Rank this Week: 744

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
  • Dec 6

    Law Librarian Status & Academic Freedom

    Law Librarian Status & Academic Freedom
    We know that law librarians lack status is the status-obsessed legal academy. Some could argue that this is a gender equity problem with females making up the overwhelming majority of law librarians (another post for another time).But the…
  • Nov 30

    Artificial Intelligence in Law Schools: Busting the Silo

    Artificial Intelligence in Law Schools: Busting the Silo
    As we further consider how to train future lawyers for the Algorithmic Society and develop the quality of thinking, listening, relating, collaborating, and learning that will define smartness in this new age, law schools must reach beyond…
  • Nov 21

    2018 A Legal Research Odyssey

    2018 A Legal Research Odyssey
    Law Library Journal has accepted my manuscript for 2018 A Legal Research Odyssey: Artificial Intelligence as Disruptor. The abstract:Cognitive computing is revolutionizing finance through the ability to combine structured and…
Rank this Week: 1971

Mendik Matters

Mendik Matters

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

http://www.mendikmatters.org/
  • Dec 6

    Pizza Survey Results Delivered- 2017 First Week Pizza Survey Result

    Pizza Survey Results Delivered- 2017 First Week Pizza Survey Result
    For the eleventh consecutive year, the Mendik Library surveyed 1Ls during First Week about some of their digital inclinations. For the complete survey results (along with the questions) and how they compare to results over the past ten years,…
  • Nov 29

    Exam Prep Help!

    Exam Prep Help!
    The Library wants to help!! Here are three important tips as you prepare for upcoming exams: • Visit the Library’s Exam Preparation Resources page for lots of sources containing practical advice and strategies. • Visit our…
  • Oct 18

    Attention 1Ls: A Westlaw Scholarship opportunity awaits!

    Attention 1Ls: A Westlaw Scholarship opportunity awaits!
    From now until November 19th, 1Ls have the opportunity to enter into Westlaw’s “Ready to Go Pro?” Sweepstakes. To enter the sweepstakes, complete the short interactive eLearning modules and/or the “Ready to Go…
Rank this Week: 2294

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
  • Dec 6

    OPINION – December 6, 2017

    OPINION – December 6, 2017
    State v. J. Terronez DA 16-0611 2017 MT 296 Criminal – Sexual Intercourse without Consent
  • Dec 6

    OPINIONS – December 5, 2017

    OPINIONS – December 5, 2017
    City of Missoula v. Leuchtman DA 17-0155 2017 MT 303N Criminal – City Court Appeal Parenting of A.B.S. DA 17-0047 2017 MT 302N Civil – Domestic Relations E. Bullman v. State DA 16-0582 2017 MT 301N Civil – Postconviction…
  • Nov 29

    CORRECTED OPINION – November 29, 2017

    CORRECTED OPINION – November 29, 2017
    Teeter v. Mid-Century Insurance DA 17-0241 2017 MT 292 Civil – Declaratory Judgment
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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/
  • Dec 6

    HeinOnline: new alert service

    HeinOnline: new alert service
    HeinOnline has announced that they have added a new alert feature "with the help of machine learning and natural language processing tools." You can now receive email alerts when articles are added to the database that are similar to those…
  • Dec 4

    Public Domain talk by Peter Hirtle

    Public Domain talk by Peter Hirtle
    The American Library Association's Office for Information Technology Policy is hosting a free online "CopytTalk" with Peter Hirtle giving an overview of the public domain: what it is, how works rise into it, what is copyright renewal, and…
  • Dec 3

    Blockchain

    Blockchain
    Debbie Ginsburg, who is the Educational Technology Librarian at Chicago-Kent College of Law (and a very gifted law librarian) recently wrote a post titled "Law and the Blockchain" on the Blockchains for the Information Profession blog.…
Rank this Week: 409

Due Process

Due Process

By the Georgetown Law Library.

https://blogs.commons.georgetown.edu/dueprocess/
  • Dec 6

    Extended Library Hours and Access Restrictions During Exam

    Extended Library Hours and Access Restrictions During Exam
    Georgetown Law Library’s reading and exam period will be in effect Monday November 27th and run through Saturday December 16th. During the reading and exam period, the Williams Library will remain open 24 hours.  For the…
  • Nov 29

    Get ready for your exams at the library!

    Get ready for your exams at the library!
    As you begin to prepare for exams, supplement your assigned readings and review past exams with study aids found in the library. Study aids can clarify confusing concepts and even provide practice questions for your review. A variety of study…
  • Nov 28

    New Tutorials for Juris-M (Zotero)

    New Tutorials for Juris-M (Zotero)
    The library now has an all-new set of tutorials on how to set up and use Juris-M (a variant of the Zotero citation manager that is optimized for legal use). If you’re interested in a more streamlined way to manage citation information…
Rank this Week: 2329

Guilford Centre Weblog

Guilford Centre Weblog

Features library news and information. From the College of Law of England and Wales.

http://guildfordlibrary.wordpress.com
  • Dec 4

    CHRISTMAS and NEW YEAR OPENING TIMES for the LIBRARY

    CHRISTMAS and NEW YEAR OPENING TIMES for the LIBRARY
    CHRISTMAS and NEW YEAR OPENING TIMES for the LIBRARY and IT Rooms –         Mon 18th – Thurs 21st: Normal opening hours 8.30am – 10pm Fri 22nd Dec: Early closing at 6pm Sat 23rd …
  • Aug 16

    Vacancies for paid student ambassador

    Vacancies for paid student ambassador
    Thomson Reuters currently have two vacancies for student ambassadors to represent and promote Westlaw and Practical Law services at the University of Law, Guildford. These roles are external posts, which could be carried out alongside…
  • Jul 18

    Welcome

    Welcome
    Welcome to the library
Rank this Week: 4594

TSLL TechScans

TSLL TechScans

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

http://tslltechscans.blogspot.com/
  • Dec 4

    Negotiating with Vendor

    Negotiating with Vendor
    As I begin to dive into acquisitions and vendor relations, a recent article in Online Searcher appears to be well-timed and of potential benefit to others facing negotiations with vendors (see Michael L. Gruenberg, Five Key Questions for…
  • Dec 1

    2017 DLF Forum and NDSA Digital Preservation

    2017 DLF Forum and NDSA Digital Preservation
    In October, I attended the 2017 Digital Library Federation (DLF) Forum and the National Digital Stewardship Alliance (NDSA) Digital Preservationconference for the first time. The core theme of the 2017 Digital Preservation conference is…
  • Nov 29

    Recommendations for Next Generation Repositorie

    Recommendations for Next Generation Repositorie
    The Confederation of Open Access Repositories (COAR) has just released a report from their Next Generation Repositories Working Group: Behaviours and Technical Recommendations of the COAR Next Generation Repositories Working Group. The…
Rank this Week: 4491

Biddleblog

Biddleblog

Shares the latest news and events at Biddle and legal research tips. By the librarians of the Biddle Law Library and the University of Pennsylvania Law School.

https://www.law.upenn.edu/library/blog/
  • Dec 3

    Who Loves Animals?

    Who Loves Animals?
    The staff of Penn Law!  See photos of Penn pets on display in Biddle Library  through the month of December.
  • Oct 29

    Common Law Origins of the Infield Fly Rule

    Common Law Origins of the Infield Fly Rule
    As the World Series draws to a close, we are giving a tip-of-the-hat to Penn Law alumnus William S Stevens, author of "The Common Law Origins of the Infield Fly Rule" published in the University of Pennsylvania Law Review in…
  • Oct 24

    Student Summer Work Experience Exhibit

    Student Summer Work Experience Exhibit
    Photographs and testimonials of students' international summer work experiences are now on display in the Gateway of Biddle Library.
Rank this Week: 399

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/
  • 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'…
  • Dec 3

    Too true, but now we go to the internet…

    Too true, but now we go to the internet too;)
  • May 29

    New ejournal on the Civil Rights Act of 1964

    New ejournal on the Civil Rights Act of 1964
    On October 11, 2013, a diverse group of civil rights scholars met at the University of Michigan Law School in Ann Arbor to assess the interpretation, development, and administration of civil rights law in the five decades since President…
Rank this Week: 4480

Vancouver Law Librarian Blog

Vancouver Law Librarian Blog

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

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

    Quickscribe Annotations for November and Cool New Hansard Feature

    Quickscribe Annotations for November and Cool New Hansard Feature
    Only one new annotation reference from Quickscribe in November: Debby Cumberford, added a number of annotations to the BC Corporations ActAnother interesting item from Quickscribe is the recently added Hansard access from within their online…
  • Nov 24

    New website for practicePRO.ca

    New website for practicePRO.ca
    Long one of Canada's best resources for legal practice management and claims prevention, LAWPRO's practicePRO.ca website has a great new look.  
  • Nov 3

    Quickscribe Annotations for October 2017

    Quickscribe Annotations for October 2017
    Below are the latest BC legislative annotations from Quickscribe for October 2017.Robin Longe, Norton Rose Fulbright LLP - Renewable Projects Regulation 370/2002, Mines Act, Mineral Tenure ActQuickscribe 2.0 is an easy and effective way to…
Rank this Week: 1690

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
Rank this Week: 357

Oregon Legal Research

Oregon Legal Research

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

http://blog.oregonlegalresearch.com/
Rank this Week: 2468

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
  • Nov 29

    Library Tip: Finding Past Exam

    Library Tip: Finding Past Exam
    Did you know that the Law Library makes accessible many of your professors’ previous exams to use as study aids? Yale Law School students can access these exams from our MORRIS catalog. Step-by-step instructions are below and…
  • Nov 20

    Book Talk: The Laws and Economics of Confucianism: Kinship and Property in Preindustrial China and England

    Book Talk: The Laws and Economics of Confucianism: Kinship and Property in Preindustrial China and England
    Please join the Lillian Goldman Law Library and the Asian Pacific American Law Students Association for a Book Talk with Taisu Zhang ’08 on his latest book, The Laws and Economics of Confucianism: Kinship and Property in Preindustrial…
  • Nov 20

    Book Talk: Islam, An American Religion

    Book Talk: Islam, An American Religion
    Please join the Lillian Goldman Law Library and the Middle Eastern and North African Law Students Association for a Book Talk with Nadia Marzouki on her latest book, Islam, An American Religion.  Commentary provided by Samuel Moyn. The…
Rank this Week: 343

The Blackacre Times

The Blackacre Times

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

http://theblackacretimes.com/
  • Nov 28

    A digital study boost……

    A digital study boost……
    Happy Studies.  Don’t forget your digital study aid and practice exam access. Filed under: GSU Law Library
  • Nov 20

    Preparing for your Final Exam

    Preparing for your Final Exam
    As Exams approach you will be inundated with a myriad of advice about study tips; which supplement is the best, how each professors prefers their answers, and so on, but there is one piece of advice everyone forgets to mention: GET ENOUGH…
  • Nov 9

    Holiday Cards For Jacob

    Holiday Cards For Jacob
      Jacob Thompson is a 9 year old boy from Maine.  Three years ago, Jacob was diagnosed with stage 4 neuroblastoma, a type of cancer that has now moved to his head and hip.   As of late October, Jacob’s doctors gave…
Rank this Week: 429