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BLS Library Blog

BLS Library Blog

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

http://www.blslibrary.com/
  • Dec 15

    Need to buy a gift for a lawyer, but not sure what to get? This list has got you covered.

    Need to buy a gift for a lawyer, but not sure what to get? This list has got you covered.
    The authors of the blog, Above the Law, have published their annual Best Holiday Gifts For Lawyers.  The suggested gifts range from the practical, like a subscription to the meal service, Blue Apron, to the fanciful, like the…
  • Dec 13

    Net Neutrality Rules: Zero Hour

    Net Neutrality Rules: Zero Hour
    Network neutrality is in danger. Yet it is not what those of us who care about democracy and a free marketplace of ideas seek. We need to be fighting to wrest access to the internet out of the hands of large corporations who currently…
  • 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…
Rank this Week: 2

Slaw

Slaw

A Canadian cooperative weblog on all things legal.

http://www.slaw.ca
  • Dec 15

    7 Reasons to Celebrate Legal Research and the Fact That It’s There to Stay

    7 Reasons to Celebrate Legal Research and the Fact That It’s There to Stay
    In his book What Technology Wants, Kevin Kelly (the founding executive editor of Wired magazine) writes that: History is rife with cases of misguided technological expectations from the inventors themselves. Thomas Edison believed his…
  • Dec 14

    Don’t Believe Everything You Think

    Don’t Believe Everything You Think
    November has set in, along with its cold blustery weather and long dark nights. Inside, it’s a busy time of year for law firms and legal departments. This combination of a lot of work and not a lot of daylight hours can be quite a…
  • Dec 13

    Med-Arb: Efficiency vs. Justice?

    Med-Arb: Efficiency vs. Justice?
    I had the pleasure recently of co-chairing a one-day seminar on mediation-arbitration (med-arb), sponsored by the ADR Institute of Ontario, the Family Dispute Resolution Institute of Ontario and Osgoode Professional Development. The program…
Rank this Week: 8

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 15

    BAILII: Recent Decision

    BAILII: Recent Decision
    Court of Appeal (Civil Division) Wright, R (on the application of) v Forest of Dean District Council Resilient Energy Serverndale Ltd [2017] EWCA Civ 2102 (14 December 2017) Miah, R (On the Application Of) v Tthe Independent Police Complaints…
  • Dec 15

    Burial law should be reformed to stop family rows, says Law Commission – Daily Telegraph

    Burial law should be reformed to stop family rows, says Law Commission – Daily Telegraph
    ‘The law must be changed to stop families ignoring the burial wishes of the dead, the Law Commission has said. Currently someone’s wishes have no legal standing even if expressed in a will and family members can overrule them…
  • Dec 15

    Iraqis win damages for ‘ill-treatment’ by British soldiers – BBC New

    Iraqis win damages for ‘ill-treatment’ by British soldiers – BBC New
    ‘Four Iraqi citizens have won damages from the Ministry of Defence for ill-treatment and unlawful detention during the Iraq War.’ Full StoryBBC News, 14th December 2017Source: www.bbc.co.uk
Rank this Week: 19

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 15

    Bill of Rights Day–Pic of the Week

    Bill of Rights Day–Pic of the Week
    Today is Bill of Rights Day.  On this day in 1791 the Virginia General Assembly completed the ratification process for the first 10 amendments to the United States Constitution.  The process concluded a 2-year push to include…
  • Dec 14

    Two Koreas Separated by Demilitarized Zone

    Two Koreas Separated by Demilitarized Zone
    This following is a guest post by Sayuri Umeda, a foreign law specialist who covers Japan and various other countries in East and Southeast Asia. She has previously written posts for In Custodia Legis on various topics,…
  • Dec 12

    Oh Christmas tree, oh Christmas tree, how much tax do I owe for thee?

    Oh Christmas tree, oh Christmas tree, how much tax do I owe for thee?
    It is generally believed that the modern Christmas tree tradition originated in Germany in the 16th century. (William D. Crump, The Christmas Encyclopedia (2001)). Thus, it makes sense that Christmas trees first started appearing in…
Rank this Week: 97

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 15

    New Title 34 for US Code

    New Title 34 for US Code
    The Office of the Law Revision Counsel has announced a new Title 34 to the U.S. Code: Crime Control and Law Enforcement.  The previous Title 34 was repealed in 1956.  The Office of the Law Revision Counsel of the United States House…
  • Dec 13

    Get Law and CSU Related App Info Here

    Get Law and CSU Related App Info Here
    Everyone who has a smart phone uses some apps on it.  How about using apps for research?  For studying for law school exams and the bar?  How about apps for reference, or government websites?  Need some productivity…
  • Dec 12

    Corporate Law Research Guide

    Corporate Law Research Guide
    Our Corporate Law research guide is back and available for your research needs.  This guide along with a few others were previously available and now have been re-published. Along with primary and secondary sources of corporate law, this…
Rank this Week: 28

beSpacific

beSpacific

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

http://www.bespacific.com/
  • Dec 14

    Forbes – The World’s Biggest Public Companie

    Forbes – The World’s Biggest Public Companie
    This resource is structured so that the reader may scroll through the list of companies, where you will find respective metadata on each organization that includes: Country, Industry, CEO, Market Cap. From the initial brief company overview,…
  • Dec 14

    Accountability of AI Under the Law: The Role of Explanation

    Accountability of AI Under the Law: The Role of Explanation
    Accountability of AI Under the Law: The Role of Explanation, November 27, 2017. “The ubiquity of systems using artificial intelligence or “AI” has brought increasing attention to how those systems should be regulated. The…
  • Dec 14

    Journal of African American Studies published free issue completely focused on Prince

    Journal of African American Studies published free issue completely focused on Prince
    Journal of African American Studies, Volume 21, Issue 3, September 2017. Special Issue on Prince (free to read online – PDF download of all articles in this issue also free) “The primary responsibility of the scholar is to put in…
Rank this Week: 72

Library Boy

Library Boy

Features legal research news. By Michel-Adrien Sheppard.

http://micheladrien.blogspot.com/
  • Dec 13

    Law Library Benchmarks 2018-19

    Law Library Benchmarks 2018-19
    New York-based Primary Research Group has released Law Library Benchmarks 2018-19 Edition:"The report looks closely at the current policies and plans of North American law libraries in many areas, focusing especially on plans for …
  • Dec 12

    December 2017 Issue of In Session - E-Newsletter of Canadian Association of Law Librarie

    December 2017 Issue of In Session - E-Newsletter of Canadian Association of Law Librarie
    The December 2017 issue of In Session is available online. It is the monthly e-newsletter of the Canadian Association of Law Libraries (CALL) and contains news from CALL committees and special interest groups, member updates and events.
  • Dec 12

    Canadian Government Response to Crown Copyright E-Petition

    Canadian Government Response to Crown Copyright E-Petition
    This is a follow-up to the October 18, 2017 Library Boy post entitled Crown Copyright E-Petition Update.Earlier this year, University of Alberta Copyright Librarian Amanda Wakaruk circulated a petition asking the Government of Canada to make…
Rank this Week: 34

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/
  • Dec 12

    It’s Not Science Fiction, It’s a New Way to Search

    It’s Not Science Fiction, It’s a New Way to Search
    Here in law library-land, we’re all familiar with the concept of “citation chasing”- i.e., finding one good on-point article and then mining its citations, footnotes, and citing sources for other relevant articles. But what…
  • 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…
Rank this Week: 83

Cincinnati Law Library Blog

Cincinnati Law Library Blog

Covers laws and cases, with a focus on Cincinnati and Ohio. By the Cincinnati Law Library Association.

http://cincinnatilaw.blogspot.com/
  • Jan 9

    Visit our new blog site!

    Visit our new blog site!
    The Hamilton County Law Library is happy to announce the launch of our new website!  Beginning this week, all blog posts will now be posted exclusively to the blog page on the new site. Please feel free to visit us there. The URL for the…
  • Jan 2

    Judge Spiegel, remembered

    Judge Spiegel, remembered
    U.S. District Judge Arthur Spiegel died on Wednesday at the age of 94. Spiegel had served on the court since 1980 when he was appointed by President Jimmy Carter. He presided over such high profile matters as the Cincinnati anti-gay rights…
  • Dec 31

    Top legal news of 2014

    Top legal news of 2014
    In honor of New Year's Eve and in order to reflect on events of this past year we offer you a round-up of top legal news lists from various sources on the web. Happy New Year, everyone! Westlaw Legal Solutions Blog has published the Top 20…
Rank this Week: 49

shlep: the Self-Help Law ExPress

shlep: the Self-Help Law ExPress

News, views and information on self-help law and pro se litigation.

http://blogs.law.harvard.edu/shlep
  • Feb 19

    Help for pro se users in Clark County, Indiana

    Help for pro se users in Clark County, Indiana
    Commissioners OK legal help center for courthouse New appointment made to fill a void in County Courts By BRADEN LAMMERS Braden.Lammers@newsandtribune.com Judicial matters were the predominant theme at the Clark County Commissioners meeting…
  • Feb 19

    Help for pro se users in Clark County, Indiana

    Help for pro se users in Clark County, Indiana
    Commissioners OK legal help center for courthouse New appointment made to fill a void in County Courts By BRADEN LAMMERS Braden.Lammers@newsandtribune.com Judicial matters were the predominant theme at the Clark County Commissioners meeting…
  • Jan 5

    New York Times op/ed piece about self-help representation

    New York Times op/ed piece about self-help representation
    Two state judges opine about the state of accessibility to the legal system. As the economy has worsened, the ranks of the self-represented poor have expanded. In a recent informal study conducted by the Self-Represented Litigation Network,…
Rank this Week: 100

Jenkins Law Library Blog

Jenkins Law Library Blog

Covers technology and legal research.

https://www.jenkinslaw.org/blog
  • Dec 15

    Hotel Law

    Hotel Law
      Hotel Law is a comprehensive guide that offers practical and insightful information to any practitioner representing buyers, sellers, borrowers, lenders, franchisees, franchisors and more in the hotel…
  • Dec 14

    New Public Access Policy for Appellate and Trial Court Case Record

    New Public Access Policy for Appellate and Trial Court Case Record
    The Pennsylvania Supreme Court's new policy that provides uniform standards regarding the public's access to case records for all appellate and trial courts in Pennsylvania goes into effect January 6, 2018. The Public Access Policy of the…
  • Dec 12

    NEW Restatement Section Locator Tool in the American Law Institute Library!

    NEW Restatement Section Locator Tool in the American Law Institute Library!
      This article is republished with permission by W.S. Hein. View the original article here.It is now easier than ever to locate specific sections in Restatements of the Law! Thanks to a suggestion from a customer at the John…
Rank this Week: 3815

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 15

    New Hours of Operation for Winter Quarter

    New Hours of Operation for Winter Quarter
    Starting January 3, 2018, the law library will be closing to the public at 8:00 pm Monday through Thursday, rather than at 11:00 pm as we have done in past quarters.The library will remain open on Sundays from 11:00 am to 6:00 pm.The…
  • 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…
Rank this Week: 3723

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
Rank this Week: 3711

Law Librarians

Law Librarians

By Mark Giangrande and Joe Hodnicki.

http://llb2.com/
Rank this Week: 2051

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: 3695

MoreUs, The Arthur J. Morris Law…

MoreUs, The Arthur J. Morris Law Library Blog

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

http://library.law.virginia.edu/ajm-blog
  • Dec 15

    Happy Bingeing to All!

    Happy Bingeing to All!
    This year for the first time, the Law Library will be closed for the entire week between Christmas and New Year’s Day. No more will the library staff be wandering around a space devoid of students, or any other patrons for that matter.…
  • Nov 17

    Law Library Uncovers Hidden Legal Histories with Scottish Court of Session Digital Archive

    Law Library Uncovers Hidden Legal Histories with Scottish Court of Session Digital Archive
    Alleged Copyright Theft by Founders of Encyclopaedia Britannica Among Stories Revealed Thirty years after the University of Virginia School of Law acquired a trove of legal documents from Scotland’s Court of Session, the supreme legal…
  • Nov 16

    End of Semester To-Do List: #1 – Study Break

    End of Semester To-Do List: #1 – Study Break
    What do you need to get your end-of-semester reading, outlining, and research papers done? “Quiet,” “books and databases,” “study space,” “research expertise,” “massage…
Rank this Week: 3391

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 14

    Top ten 3 Geeks blog posts for 2017

    Top ten 3 Geeks blog posts for 2017
    It's that time of year: time for top 10 lists for 2017. What is your favorite top 10 list for 2017? Top movies? Top books? Top cars? Well, here's one more: our top ten 3 Geeks blog posts for 2017 in true Letterman style. No. 10Legal News…
  • 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…
Rank this Week: 4096

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 14

    NILL added new content to the Indian Law Bulletins on 12/14

    NILL added new content to the Indian Law Bulletins on 12/14
    U.S. Supreme Court Bulletin http://www.narf.org/nill/bulletins/sct/2017-2018update.htmlPetitions for certiorari were denied on 12/11/17 in: Great Plains Lending, LLC, et al., v. Consumer Financial Protection Bureau ((Application of Federal…
  • 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…
Rank this Week: 845

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 14

    CORRECTED OPINION – December 14, 2017

    CORRECTED OPINION – December 14, 2017
    D. Steilman v. Michael OP 16-0328 2017 MT 310 Writ – Habeas Corpu
  • Dec 13

    OPINION – December 13, 2017

    OPINION – December 13, 2017
    D. Steilman v. Michael OP 16-0328 2017 MT 310 Writ – Habeas Corpu
  • Dec 12

    OPINIONS – December 12, 2017

    OPINIONS – December 12, 2017
    Ellenburg v. Kirkegard DA 17-0514 2017 MT 309N Civil – Declaratory Judgment State v. M. Wolf Black DA 16-0209 2017 MT 308N Criminal – Assault Horton v. State DA 16-0675 2017 MT 307N Civil – Civil Rights State v. D. Burton DA…
Rank this Week: 3753

The Reporter

The Reporter

Covers legal research. By the Texas Tech Law Library.

https://texastechlawlibrary.wordpress.com
Rank this Week: 1475

Class Action Countermeasures

Class Action Countermeasures

Covers class action defense. By McGuireWoods LLP.

http://www.classactioncountermeasures.com
  • Dec 13

    Ascertainability in 2017

    Ascertainability in 2017
    2017 was an unusually eventful year for lawyers who track the ascertainability requirement, which had, for the last five or so years, become a staple argument for class action defendants.  Here are the top issues that class action…
  • Dec 12

    Spokeo Standing in 2017

    Spokeo Standing in 2017
    With the year ending, and McGuireWoods’s webinar next week on class actions’ Hot Issues of 2017 approaching, this seems like a good time to take note of a few of the trends we have seen arising in class actions over the…
  • Nov 27

    No Written Consent, But Still No Harm: TCPA Class Certification Denied Under Spokeo

    No Written Consent, But Still No Harm: TCPA Class Certification Denied Under Spokeo
    Chicago-based litigators Sarah Zielinski and Jason Chrestionson bring us an update on the issue of individualized inquiry and Article III’s injury-in-fact requirement under the Supreme Court’s landmark decision in Spokeo,…
Rank this Week: 3060

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 12

    Practicing Law Institute and Bloomberg Law End Licensing Arrangement

    Practicing Law Institute and Bloomberg Law End Licensing Arrangement
    Practicing Law Institute (PLI) will be removing their content from Bloomberg Law at the end of 2017 when the current license ends. PLI is one of the premier Continuing Legal Education Providers in the U.S. The big question is – will PLI…
  • 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…
Rank this Week: 3314

The Blackacre Times

The Blackacre Times

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

http://theblackacretimes.com/
  • Dec 12

    HOW TO SURVIVE THE WINTER BREAK WITHOUT YOUR LAW SCHOOL CLASSMATES

    HOW TO SURVIVE THE WINTER BREAK WITHOUT YOUR LAW SCHOOL CLASSMATES
    You have just spent the last 3 months with your new best friends – your classmates.  You have cried with them, argued (“debated”) with them, and even occasionally laughed with them (probably harder than you should have…
  • 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…
Rank this Week: 2932

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 12

    The Ongoing Scourge of Sexual Harassment and Assault

    The Ongoing Scourge of Sexual Harassment and Assault
    Sexual harassment has become a major issue in the media. The not-so-secret behavior of high-profile men in Congress, the media, and the acting community is now openly discussed by the media. Black’s Law Dictionary defines sexual…
  • 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…
Rank this Week: 2426

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: 756

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: 1170

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: 1760

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: 2487

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…
Rank this Week: 3703

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: 3699

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…
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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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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: 3810

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: 3710

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: 3737

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: 3693

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: 2791

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,…
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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…
Rank this Week: 4034

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: 3812

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: 1466

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: 1863

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: 779

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: 2022

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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