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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: 7

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: 24

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: 27

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: 29

New York Supreme Court Criminal…

New York Supreme Court Criminal Term Library

News and information gateway to web based services provided by the New York State Supreme Court Criminal Term Library in New York County.

http://crimlawlib.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 33

Legal Informatics Blog

Legal Informatics Blog

Provides scholarly & professional commentary on legal information systems. By Robert Richards.

http://legalinformatics.wordpress.com
  • Jul 31

    Updates Now on Legal Informatics Tumblr and Twitter

    Updates Now on Legal Informatics Tumblr and Twitter
    Updates on selected legal informatics developments are now being posted on Legal Informatics tumblr and on Twitter. In the Web interface to this blog, the Twitter updates are visible to the right under “Twitter updates”.Filed…
  • Jul 11

    Greenwood: Law Itself is the Killer Blockchain App

    Greenwood: Law Itself is the Killer Blockchain App
    Dazza Greenwood has posted Law Itself is the Killer Blockchain App. Excerpts: […] On a panel discussion about blockchains and the law at the Legal Hackers Congress in NYC this weekend, I’ll provide a sneak-peek at a new,…
  • Jul 10

    SubTech 2016: International Conference on Substantive Technology in Legal Education and Practice: Storify, links, and resource

    SubTech 2016: International Conference on Substantive Technology in Legal Education and Practice: Storify, links, and resource
    SubTech 2016: International Conference on Substantive Technology in Legal Education and Practice was held 7-9 July 2015 at University of Richmond School of Law in Richmond, Virginia, USA. The conference website is at:…
Rank this Week: 68

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
Rank this Week: 70

Library Boy

Library Boy

Features legal research news. By Michel-Adrien Sheppard.

http://micheladrien.blogspot.com/
  • Nov 9

    Library Boy on Hiatus for a Month

    Library Boy on Hiatus for a Month
    I m taking some time away from blogging to recharge the old mental batteries.See ya in December.
  • Nov 8

    Law Commission of Ontario Releases Consultation Paper on Defamation Law in the Internet Age

    Law Commission of Ontario Releases Consultation Paper on Defamation Law in the Internet Age
    This week, the Law Commission of Ontario launched province‐wide consultations for its Defamation Law in the Internet Age project.As part of the process, it published a Consultation Paper on the issue.From the Executive Summary: "The…
  • Nov 7

    Library Success Wiki to End in 2018

    Library Success Wiki to End in 2018
    Librarian Meredith Farkas, who writes the blog Information Wants To Be Free, developed the  collaborative site or wiki known as the Library Success wiki back in 2005. It had been created to be "a one-stop shop for great ideas and…
Rank this Week: 87

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: 106

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: 155

Lex Scripta

Lex Scripta

From the Dallas Association of Law Librarians.

http://dallnet.blogspot.com/
  • Nov 13

    The Texas Supreme Court Discusses the Perils of Relying on Wikipedia

    The Texas Supreme Court Discusses the Perils of Relying on Wikipedia
    As I was skimming for cases discussing libel and the TCPA (Texas Citizens Participation Act), I stumbled into D Magazine Partners v. Rosenthal, No.15-0790, 2017 WL 1041234 (Tx. Sup. Ct. March 17, 2017). Some readers may have heard of this…
  • Oct 11

    All Things Texas!

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

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

    It's Not Just Legal Research -- Check Alerts & Analytics Too!
    Numerous articles have been written lately about the differences in relevant results pulled back in various legal research databases (e.g. Robert Ambrogi's recent article and Susan Mart's research that really kicked off this…
Rank this Week: 157

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: 168

Library Stuff

Library Stuff

Dedicated to resources for keeping current and professional development. From Information Today, Inc.

http://www.librarystuff.net
  • Jul 24

    National Archives Begins Online Release of JFK Assassination Record

    National Archives Begins Online Release of JFK Assassination Record
    “Today at 8 a.m., the National Archives released a group of documents (the first of several expected releases), along with 17 audio files, previously withheld in accordance with the JFK Assassination Records Collection Act of 1992. The…
  • Jul 19

    2 NEW HARRY POTTER BOOKS SET TO BE PUBLISHED IN OCTOBER

    2 NEW HARRY POTTER BOOKS SET TO BE PUBLISHED IN OCTOBER
    “Two new books from the Harry Potter universe are set to be released as part of a British exhibition that celebrates the 20th anniversary of the launch of the series. The British Library’s Harry Potter exhibition, “A History…
  • Jul 19

    From trash to treasure: British composer Holst’s lost manuscripts found in New Zealand

    From trash to treasure: British composer Holst’s lost manuscripts found in New Zealand
    “Two handwritten music manuscripts discovered in a library clearout at an amateur orchestra in New Zealand have been confirmed as the work of British composer Gustav Holst, untraced for more than a century. The North Island’s Bay…
Rank this Week: 184

CT Judicial Law Libraries' NewsLog

CT Judicial Law Libraries' NewsLog

Covers recent legal developments, legal practice tools, and law library resources in Connecticut.

http://ersa.jud.ct.gov/lawlibnews/Lists/Posts/AllPosts.aspx
  • Aug 19

    Employment Law Supreme Court Opinions - 8/18/2016

    Employment Law Supreme Court Opinions - 8/18/2016
    Body: ​SC19590 - State v. Connecticut Employees Union Independent ("This case presents the question of whether the public policy of Connecticut demands no less than termination of employment as the only appropriate disciplinary response…
  • Aug 19

    Redesigned NewsLog with a New Web Addre

    Redesigned NewsLog with a New Web Addre
    Body: We are excited to announce the launch of our redesigned Newslog. Our goal is to provide visitors with a streamlined and readable blog that provides intuitive access as well as more subscription options.   One new feature is…
  • Aug 17

    Habeas Supreme Court Opinion - 8/17/16

    Habeas Supreme Court Opinion - 8/17/16
    Body: ​SC19381 - Newland v. Commissioner of Correction (Habeas; "This certified appeal involves two related claims raised by the petitioner, Gene Newland, for the first time during postconviction proceedings, namely, whether the…
Rank this Week: 204

Criminal Law Library Blog

Criminal Law Library Blog

Covers criminal law, information technology and news for law librarians. By David Badertscher.

http://www.criminallawlibraryblog.com/
  • Aug 12

    State Advocacy Strategies: The New York Story

    State Advocacy Strategies: The New York Story
    Included below are my introductory remarks delivered at the Annual Meeting of the American Association of Law Libraries on July 23, 2012 as part Program E-1 State Advocacy Strategies: Learning to Connect, Grow and Survive. The material below…
  • Aug 12

    State Advocacy Strategies: The New York Story

    State Advocacy Strategies: The New York Story
    Included below are my introductory remarks delivered at the Annual Meeting of the American Association of Law Libraries on July 23, 2012 as part Program E-1 State Advocacy Strategies: Learning to Connect, Grow and Survive. The material below…
  • Aug 12

    State Advocacy Strategies: The New York Story

    State Advocacy Strategies: The New York Story
    Included below are my introductory remarks delivered at the Annual Meeting of the American Association of Law Libraries on July 23, 2012 as part Program E-1 State Advocacy Strategies: Learning to Connect, Grow and Survive. The material below…
Rank this Week: 216

Out of the Jungle

Out of the Jungle

Thoughts on the present and future of legal information, legal research, and legal education. From Jim Milles, BJ Kaufman, Betsy McKenzie, Linda Ryan, Marie S. Newman, Greg Laughlin, Ann Puckett, Gail Daly and Jacqueline Cantwell.

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

    Hints on Job Interview

    Hints on Job Interview
    (with thanks to Nancy Scott Hanway, in an article “A Foot in the Door at a Small Liberal-Arts College” at p. A23, in the Dec. 19 issue of the Chronicle of Higher Education. I found many of her suggestions, tailored to applicants…
  • Dec 30

    Who put the damn wind up the doctors' offices?!

    Who put the damn wind up the doctors' offices?!
    Have your doctors' offices gotten on the bandwagon yet? There is this new trend to have Patient Gateways. The gateway keeps increasing its security. Now, it's like trying to get into Fort Knox. 2-factor security, where I have to include not…
  • Dec 9

    Google Master Class MOOC

    Google Master Class MOOC
    A while ago, Marie posted here about teaching her students better Google searching skills. I was looking at what Google makes available and was thrilled to locate the excellent MOOC they developed on Power Searching and Advanced Power…
Rank this Week: 227

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: 235

Moritz Legal Information Blog

Moritz Legal Information Blog

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

http://moritzlegalinformation.blogspot.com/
  • Nov 7

    Learn How Students Have Used Moritz Law Library Resource

    Learn How Students Have Used Moritz Law Library Resource
    <!--[if gte mso 9]> <![endif]-->Did you know that the Moritz Law Library offers many, many databases beyond Lexis and Westlaw? An ever-growing collection of ebooks? Many resources in print that aren’t available online? A…
  • Nov 6

    Putting Your Legal Writing Experience to Good Use

    Putting Your Legal Writing Experience to Good Use
    Odds are, you have spent hundreds of hours on legal writing during law school. With LAW I, LAW II, App Ad, Transactional Practice, Advanced Legal Writing, numerous seminars, writing for journals, and employment, you’ve possibly spent more…
  • Oct 30

    Keep Current with New Audio Journals from ModioLegal

    Keep Current with New Audio Journals from ModioLegal
    Need an alternative to reading, reading, and more reading? Listen instead. ModioLegal offers audio files of several practitioner publications, including the Tax Lawyer, ABI (American Bankruptcy Institute) Journal, and Litigation in…
Rank this Week: 248

Judge Ben C. Green Law Library…

Judge Ben C. Green Law Library Blog

Features legal news and research guides. From Case Western Reserve University School of Law.

http://lawlibrary.case.edu/blog
  • Nov 9

    New Law Review format on display at Circ. Desk

    New Law Review format on display at Circ. Desk
    The Case Western Reserve Law Review has put a lot of really solid work into the typesetting and page layout of their journal. Besides some real benefits for their operation in the pre-production process, this reformatting makes the Law Review…
  • Nov 8

    The Day After – Looking at the Prediction

    The Day After – Looking at the Prediction
    The votes are still being counted in 27 states as of 5pm. However, the election has been called and President Barack Obama will serve an additional four years as President.
  • Nov 5

    Election Maps — Nov 5th — Election Eve Prediction

    Election Maps — Nov 5th — Election Eve Prediction
    Last Tuesday I posted the information from four election map sites. I have posted at the end of this blog the information from today for those same sites. Not surprisingly, not one of the maps has gone completely unchanged.
Rank this Week: 274

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: 281

Law Library Letter

Law Library Letter

Summaries of recent Wyoming Supreme Court decisions and law library information. From the Wyoming State Law Library.

http://wyolawlibrary.blogspot.com/
  • May 14

    Summary 2014 WY 62

    Summary 2014 WY 62
    Summary of Decision May 14, 2014Justice Fox delivered the opinion of the Court. Reversed.Case Name: LEEKS CANYON RANCH, LLC, a Wyoming limited liability company; LEEKS CANYON, LLC, a Wyoming limited liability company; ELIZABETH LOCKHART and…
  • May 14

    Summary 2014 WY 61

    Summary 2014 WY 61
    Summary of Decision May 12, 2014Justice Davis delivered the opinion for the court. Affirmed. Case Name: IN THE MATTER OF THE WORKER’S COMPENSATION CLAIM OF: CHRISTINA S. HIRSCH, AN EMPLOYEE OF BORDER FOODS, INC. v. STATE OF WYOMING…
  • May 8

    Summary 2014 WY 60

    Summary 2014 WY 60
    Summary of Decision May 8, 2014Justice Fox delivered the opinion of the Court. Affirmed.Case Name: GILBERT ORTIZ, JR. v. THE STATE OF WYOMINGDocket Number: S-13-0127URL: http://www.courts.state.wy.us/Opinions.aspxAppeal from the District…
Rank this Week: 296

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: 301

Cleveland Law Library Weblog

Cleveland Law Library Weblog

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

http://suealtmeyer.typepad.com/cleveland_law_library_web/
  • Oct 12

    Tech Thursday: Tune Up Your PC

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

    Tech Thursday: How To Unsubscribe From Email List

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

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

    U.S. Code Gets a New Title 34 (Crime Control and Law Enforcement)
    The United States Code now has a new Title 34. Although Title 34 has been empty since 1956, it is now captioned Crime Control and Law Enforcement. However, there is no new content. It is simply a reorganization of content...
Rank this Week: 310

Legal Research Plus

Legal Research Plus

By Paul Lomio, Erika V. Wayne, Kate, Wilko and George Wilson. The authors are law librarians and advanced legal research instructors at Stanford Law School.

http://legalresearchplus.com
Rank this Week: 321

WisBlawg

WisBlawg

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

http://wisblawg.law.wisc.edu/
  • Nov 7

    UW Law Professor Emeritus Herman Goldstein Awarded the 2018 Stockholm Prize in Criminology

    UW Law Professor Emeritus Herman Goldstein Awarded the 2018 Stockholm Prize in Criminology
    UW Law Professor Emeritus Herman Goldstein has been awarded the 2018 Stockholm Prize in Criminology, as announced today. This prize recognizes Prof. Goldstein as “the world’s most influential scholar on modern police…
  • Sep 21

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

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

    Using Infographics in Strategic Planning & Assessment

    Using Infographics in Strategic Planning &amp; Assessment
    The UW Law Library engages in regular strategic planning and assessment of our effectiveness in achieving our mission and realizing our goals.  At the beginning of the academic year, we develop a strategic plan consisting of three parts:…
Rank this Week: 335

Trial Advocacy Blog

Trial Advocacy Blog

Focuses on trial advocacy. From Temple University's Beasley School of Law.

http://indexhtml.blogspot.com/
  • Mar 11

    Temple Law alum vies for vacant Montana Supreme Court seat

    Temple Law alum vies for vacant Montana Supreme Court seat
    Copyright 2014 Great Falls TribuneAll Rights ReservedGreat Falls Tribune (Montana)March 9, 2014 Sunday1 EditionSECTION: A; Pg. 1LENGTH: 1677 wordsHEADLINE: 15 vie for vacant state Supreme Court seatBYLINE: By, John S.…
  • Nov 21

    Samuel Pond and Jerry Lehocky Create Trial Advocacy Scholarship at Temple University Beasley School of Law

    Samuel Pond and Jerry Lehocky Create Trial Advocacy Scholarship at Temple University Beasley School of Law
    Once classmates, now law partners, attorneys Samuel H. Pond and Jerry M. Lehocky have found a way to give back to the institution that launched their highly successful careers in law. The two partners at Philadelphia-based Pond Lehocky Stern…
  • Nov 14

    August/September 2013 Law Library Acquisition

    August/September 2013 Law Library Acquisition
    Administrative LawFederal administrative law / by Gary Lawson.Lawson, Gary, 1958-St. Paul, Minn. : West, c2013.TZ2 L445 2013 Administrative Law Developments in Administrative Law and Regulatory Practice, 2012 / edited by Jeffery S. …
Rank this Week: 336

Charlotte Law Library News

Charlotte Law Library News

Covers research, books and library news. From the Charlotte School of Law library team.

http://charlottelawlibrary.wordpress.com
Rank this Week: 354

Virtual Library Cat's Eye View

Virtual Library Cat's Eye View

Features news and views from Ernester, the Hofstra School of Law Deane Law Library Virtual Cat.

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

    Farewell

    Farewell
    Today the Hofstra Law library blog moves to a new space with a new look and new voices.  With sincere appreciation and apologies to T.S. Eliot, I say my farewell . . .You've read many posts from this Cat,And my opinion now is thatYou…
  • Oct 1

    Constitutional Protections For Mobile Phone Pass Codes?

    Constitutional Protections For Mobile Phone Pass Codes?
    A judge for the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania ruled last week that the Fifth Amendment protects the right of insider trading suspects to withhold the pass codes to their business cellular phones. Read more…
  • Sep 30

    New CRS Report: Dark Web

    New CRS Report: Dark Web
    You have probably heard of the Deep Web, but how much do you know about the Dark Web?  Discover more about the dark web in Kristin Finklea's CRS Report entitled - you've guessed it - Dark Web.  "This report illuminates information…
Rank this Week: 358

LibraryLaw Blog

LibraryLaw Blog

Covers issues concerning libraries and the law. By Peter Hirtle, Raizel Liebler, Mary Minow and Susan Nevelow Mart.

http://blog.librarylaw.com/librarylaw/
  • Nov 16

    Libraries that want to protect themselves…

    Libraries that want to protect themselves from copyright lawsuits should take this action before December 1. This is the safe harbor that libraries get if a patron posts copyrighted content on a library site (such as comments on a library...
  • Dec 1

    Was CCC formed "at the suggestion of Congress"?

    Was CCC formed "at the suggestion of Congress"?
    As I was reading Roy Kaufmann’s testimony on behalf of the Copyright Clearance Center (CCC) at the recent Congressional hearing on "Copyright Issues in Education and for the Visually Impaired," I was struck by CCC’s boilerplate…
  • Jul 24

    What the University of Arkansas controversy can teach us about archival permission practice

    What the University of Arkansas controversy can teach us about archival permission practice
    (By Peter Hirtle) By now most archivists and many librarians will have heard something about the controversy concerning the use of material found in Special Collections at the University of Arkansas. Researchers from the Washington Free…
Rank this Week: 370

Utah State Law Library Blog

Utah State Law Library Blog

Provides information about Utah legal research, self-help resources, new books and briefs.

http://www.utcourts.gov/lawlibrary/blog/
  • Mar 14

    So Long, Blog

    So Long, Blog
    Dear loyal blog readers: We are retiring the Utah State Law Library blog after more than four years and 800+ posts. The blog has been a great way for library staff to share library news, new forms, court resources and...
  • Mar 7

    SLC Infobase

    SLC Infobase
    The Salt Lake City's website provides a wealth of resources for SLC residents, including information about the city justice court, city services like garbage pickup or snow removal, and city council news. If you're interested in some historic…
  • Mar 4

    National Consumer Protection Week

    National Consumer Protection Week
    March 3-9, 2013 is National Consumer Protection Week (NCPW). Organizations from around the nation developed National Consumer Protection week to make people aware of their consumer rights and help them make better financial decisions. The…
Rank this Week: 376

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
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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: 398

Trial Ad Notes

Trial Ad Notes

Offers news items and resources relating to trial advocacy, with a focus on Washington State. By Mary Whisner.

http://trialadnotes.blogspot.com/
  • Apr 13

    National Academies reports - Growth of Incarceration

    National Academies reports - Growth of Incarceration
    The Growth of Incarceration in the United States: Exploring Causes and Consequences (2014), packed with research and analysis from social scientists and policy experts, is available as a free PDF from the National Academies Press.This…
  • Apr 9

    Evidence-Based Practice in Criminal Defense

    Evidence-Based Practice in Criminal Defense
    This interesting paper was recently posted on SSRN:Jennifer E. Laurin, Gideon by the Numbers: The Emergence of Evidence-Based Practice in Indigent Defense,  Ohio State Journal of Criminal Law, Forthcoming 2015Abstract: A widespread…
  • Apr 3

    Conviction Reversed Because Expert Testimony re Eyewitness ID Excluded

    Conviction Reversed Because Expert Testimony re Eyewitness ID Excluded
    Interesting case from New York: Joel Stashenko, Conviction Reversed as Expert Barred from Testifying, N.Y.L.J., April 3, 2015.The case is People v. McCullough, 11-01614 (N.Y. Sup. Ct., App. Div. March 27, 2015), link to court website
Rank this Week: 436

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: 442

Vermont Law School's Library Blog

Vermont Law School's Library Blog

Covers legal news and information about the library.

http://vlslibrary.wordpress.com
  • Oct 18

    *New* Agricultural & Environmental Science Database

    *New* Agricultural &amp; Environmental Science Database
    Renowned for our Environmental Law programs, the Cornell library continues seeking new resources to add to our collection. Recently, we subscribed to a new database by Proquest called Agricultural & Environmental Science Database. As its…
  • May 2

    *NEW*Summer & Post-Graduation Access info about Westlaw, Lexis, and Bloomberg Law

    *NEW*Summer &amp; Post-Graduation Access info about Westlaw, Lexis, and Bloomberg Law
    Want to know your access privilege to your favorite legal databases for the summer or post-graduation? Here are all the details you need to know. For our Graduates Westlaw You will begin to see a pop-up message whenever you log into…
  • Feb 8

    National Survey of State Laws now available on HeinOnline!

    National Survey of State Laws now available on HeinOnline!
    Previous only available in print in the reference collection, now available both in print and on HeinOnline, National Survey of State Laws is an indispensable reference work provides an overall view of some of the most-asked about and…
Rank this Week: 476

Yale Law Library - Foreign and…

Yale Law Library - Foreign and International Blog

Covers international law, agreements and legal research resources.

http://library.law.yale.edu/blogs/foreign-international-blog
  • Apr 3

    New Book Display: Cyber Law

    New Book Display: Cyber Law
    New Book Display: Cyber Law Check out the new book display on cyber law on L1 of the law library when you are free.  Complementing the two recent conferences held on campus: the Yale Cyber Leadership Forum and the 2017 We Robot…
  • Apr 3

    New Book Display: Cyber Law

    New Book Display: Cyber Law
    New Book Display: Cyber Law Check out the new book display on cyber law on L1 of the law library when you are free.  Complementing the two recent conferences held on campus: the Yale Cyber Leadership Forum and the 2017 We Robot…
  • Mar 28

    Law Library Research Workshop: Foreign Law Research

    Law Library Research Workshop: Foreign Law Research
    Law Library Research Workshop: Foreign Law Research   March 29 2017 / Wednesday / Room 113 / 3:10 - 4:00 PM   Students will learn the basic strategies of conducting foreign law research using open-access and subscription resources.…
Rank this Week: 488

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: 493

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: 495

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: 497

l r c - o r b i t ... ... ... the…

l r c - o r b i t ... ... ... the usd research satellite

Covers the legal research center, legal news and legal research resources. By John Adkins.

http://lrc-orbit.typepad.com/lrc/
  • Nov 4

    ATL's Legally Themed Halloween Costume Contest

    ATL's Legally Themed Halloween Costume Contest
    Check out this year's entries in ATL's Legally Themed Halloween Costume Contest and vote for your favorite! Here's a sampling: [JML]
  • Nov 1

    LRC October Trivia Winner!

    LRC October Trivia Winner!
    Congratulations to our September trivia winner Katie Lepore! Question: The University of San Diego School of Law was founded in 1954. What was the original name of the building now known as Warren Hall? Answer: Thomas More Hall Stop by...
  • Oct 31

    Happy Halloween from the LRC!

    Happy Halloween from the LRC!
Rank this Week: 506

John Palfrey's Blog

John Palfrey's Blog

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

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

    “Knowledge and Goodness: The Andover Campaign” launch speech

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

    Opening All School Meeting, Phillips Academy, 2017-2018

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

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

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

The Running Librarian

The Running Librarian

Covers legal publishing and web 2.0. By James Mullan.

http://www.therunninglibrarian.co.uk/
  • Jan 26

    Why legal intranets lets users down!

    Why legal intranets lets users down!
    For anyone who manages an intranet in a law firm, a recent webinar by BA Insight will definitely be of interest. Called "Why Legal Intranets Let Users Down"The Webinar starts with an introduction to the four main issues that BA Insight see as…
  • Jan 4

    The future of enterprise tech-nolo-gy!

    The future of enterprise tech-nolo-gy!
    It's hot and chrismassy...a win win situation!It seems odd to be writing about something in 2016, that took place in 2015. But that's exactly what I'm doing in this post, which as you may have spotted is called "The future of enterprise…
  • Nov 16

    Social, to Knowledge Management's Rescue?

    Social, to Knowledge Management's Rescue?
    Two articles recently published on the CMS Wire website have caught my attention because they mention both Social and Knowledge Management, two of my favourite subjects :-)In the first article called "Social to Knowledge Management's Rescue"…
Rank this Week: 553

Legal Commentary on Proposition 8…

Legal Commentary on Proposition 8 and the Right to Marry

Articles and comments by attorneys and legal scholars, and related legal news. From Michael Ginsborg.

http://prop8legalcommentary.blogspot.com/
  • Oct 28

    Farewell

    Farewell
    In May, I decided that I would need a hiatus to prepare an article on a subject unrelated to this site. I have just completed my forthcoming article for law librarians, "Ending Our Conflicts of Interest to Protect Consumers of Legal…
  • May 22

    Hiatus from my usual schedule of blogging

    Hiatus from my usual schedule of blogging
    I regret that, for at least several weeks, I will lack time to update this site on a regular basis. I face two challenges. First, I expect to publish an article on a subject I have been thinking about for 20 years.
  • May 15

    Legal news this month

    Legal news this month
    Domestic partnership
Rank this Week: 556

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: 561

AALL Spectrum Blog

AALL Spectrum Blog

A place for law librarians to discuss AALL Spectrum articles and their profession

http://aallspectrum.wordpress.com
  • Jun 15

    AALL Spectrum blog has moved

    AALL Spectrum blog has moved
    The AALL Spectrum blog has moved to inside AALLNET, http://www.aallnet.org/blogs/spectrum-blog. Within AALLNET it should be more readily found by AALL members yet still viewable my non-members.  All the archived content will remain on this…
  • Jun 15

    AALL Spectrum blog has moved

    AALL Spectrum blog has moved
    The AALL Spectrum blog has moved to inside AALLNET, http://www.aallnet.org/blogs/spectrum-blog. Within AALLNET it should be more readily found by AALL members yet still viewable my non-members.  All the archived content will remain on…
  • Jun 6

    The Value of Law Librarian

    The Value of Law Librarian
    Law librarians know the value of law librarians, even when they struggle to articulate that value to others. It pleases us when someone aptly describes what we do; and it satisfies even more when that praise comes from a user. One such…
Rank this Week: 564