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National Indian Law Library --…

National Indian Law Library -- News

Covers Native American legal issues, published by the National Indian Law Library, a public law library devoted to federal Indian and tribal law.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

D'Angelo Law Library Blog

D'Angelo Law Library Blog

Covers legal research.

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

    Introducing Ian Williams, new Access Services Assistant

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

    New database trial: Archives Unbound: Holocaust Studie

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

    Politico Pro Trial

    Politico Pro Trial
    Our trial of Politico Pro is now active. Politico Pro’s reporters cover federal government activity in these areas: Agriculture, Budget & Appropriations, Campaigns, Cybersecurity, Defence, Education, Employment &…
Rank this Week: 3089

WisBlawg

WisBlawg

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

http://wisblawg.law.wisc.edu/
  • Feb 20

    In Memory of Margo Melli

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

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

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

    Bonnie Shucha named the new UW Law Library Director

    Bonnie Shucha named the new UW Law Library Director
    Sometimes we get to post really great news. In that vein, it is with great pleasure that I announce that Bonnie Shucha, the creator of WisBlawg, has been appointed the Law School’s Associate Dean for Library and Information Services and…
Rank this Week: 1843

Oregon Legal Research

Oregon Legal Research

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

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

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

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

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

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

    The Law of Prison Law Librarie

    The Law of Prison Law Librarie
    From the Law Librarians & Access to Justice Blog: “The Law of Prison Law Libraries,” Lewis C. Zimmerman, 2/12/18, AALL SR-SIS The LISP/SR BLOG: Law Librarians & Access to Justice (Legal Information Service to the Public…
Rank this Week: 1064

Ross-Blakley Law Library Blog

Ross-Blakley Law Library Blog

Covers key legal-education, research, practice, and law-library news. From the John J. Ross-William C. Blakley Law Library of the Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law at Arizona State University.

http://lawlibnews.lawnews-asu.org/
  • Feb 19

    Law Library Award for Exemplary Student Research

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

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

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

    Free Access to PACER Opinions and Orders via CourtListener.com

    Free Access to PACER Opinions and Orders via CourtListener.com
    A new resource for free access to federal court opinions and orders is now available online at CourtListener.com. This resource, known as the RECAP Archive, allows users to search approximately 3.4 million orders and opinions from…
Rank this Week: 4463

Law Library Blog

Law Library Blog

From the University of British Columbia Law Library.

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

    New Books at the Law Library – February 19, 2018

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

    Reading Week Hours 2018

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

    Reading Week Hours 2018

    Reading Week Hours 2018
      Reading Week Hours February 17 – 18: 10am – 6pm February 19 – 23:   9am – 5pm February 24 – 25: 10am – 6pm
Rank this Week: 3077

The Fred Parks Law Library Blog

The Fred Parks Law Library Blog

Covers legal news and resources. From the South Texas College of Law.

http://thefredparkslawlibrary.blogspot.com/
  • Feb 17

    VIP Visitor to the Fred Parks Law Library

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

    Library Workshops are Back!

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

    STUDY GUIDES TO THE RESCUE!

    STUDY GUIDES TO THE RESCUE!
    Which one should I use?Where can I find them?Attend the Study Guides Event onWednesday, February 7, to find out!Stop by from 11:15 a.m. to 12:15 p.m.;or from 4:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m.Library Lobby, 2ndfloorTHERE WILL BE FOOD AND PRIZES!2 lucky…
Rank this Week: 3118

Un blog pour l'information…

Un blog pour l'information juridique

By Emmanuel Barthe.

http://www.precisement.org/blog/
Rank this Week: 3176

The Goodson Blogson

The Goodson Blogson

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

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

    Researching Canadian Law

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

    Jackpot...or Not: The Law of Lotterie

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

    Legally Deliciou

    Legally Deliciou
    The Supreme Court Historical Society has recently published Table for 9: Supreme Court Food Traditions & Recipes. Compiled by the Society's publications director, Clare Cushman (who has authored several other works on Supreme Court…
Rank this Week: 3184

Mendik Matters

Mendik Matters

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

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

    Congratulations to our Valentine’s Day Info Hunt Winners!

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

    Celebrating Black History Month

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

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

    Valentine’s Day Info Hunt- Can you find love in the Library?
    The Valentine’s Day Info Hunt is back! Can you find love in the Library? With Valentine’s Day right around the corner, here’s the Library’s sweet treat for you: an opportunity to WIN study aids, Lexis points, NYLS…
Rank this Week: 1210

Boston College Legal Eagle

Boston College Legal Eagle

Features news and research updates from the legal information librarians at Boston College Law School.

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

    Spring into Practice: Legal Research Fair

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

    Tax season and Bitcoin

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

    Research Focus for Black History Month

    Research Focus for Black History Month
    Boston College Law Library hosted a lunchtime discussion today with the Black Law Students Association centered on the NAACP's historical legal files.  Recently, the Law Library purchased access to ProQuest's NAACP Papers: Major…
Rank this Week: 3104

Library technican dialog

Library technican dialog

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

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

    Goodbye

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

    Re-imagining The Library

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

    Tablet vs. computer vs. phone

    Tablet vs. computer vs. phone
    In my post Halloween sugar rush, my thoughts turn to young kids and how they interact with computer technology in all its forms from laptops to smart phones. There is a lot of fear about the harmful effects of computers as an electronic…
Rank this Week: 3073

CS-SIS

CS-SIS

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

http://cssis.org
  • Feb 13

    CS-SIS Member Spotlight: Anna Russell

    CS-SIS Member Spotlight: Anna Russell
    The Computing-Services Special Interest Section is made up of awesome law librarians doing interesting things.   The CS-SIS Member Spotlight is designed to shine light on our membership so that we can learn more about each other and…
  • Jan 22

    Cool Tool Spotlight #9: Gail Mathapo on Zotero

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

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

    Cool Tool Spotlight #8: Tawnya Plumb on Omeka.net
    This week’s featured tool is Omeka.net, a web publishing platform for sharing digital collections and creating media-rich online exhibits. Tawnya Plumb, Head of Electronic and Digital Services at the University of Wyoming College of Law…
Rank this Week: 3094

Regent Law Library

Regent Law Library

Features library and legal news.

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

    Virginia Bar Exam Workshop Tonight!

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

    Only a Few Carrels Remain!

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

    Library Closing at 9 p.m. Tonight

    Library Closing at 9 p.m. Tonight
    In light of the icy conditions, the University Library will close tonight at 9 p.m. The University plans to resume normal hours tomorrow. Law Library services will be available at 9.a.m. 
Rank this Week: 3085

Vincent G. Rinn Law Library

Vincent G. Rinn Law Library

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

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

    Newsela New

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

    E2020 Answers Changes Their Name To Edgenuity

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

    New Styles of Education In Elementary School

    New Styles of Education In Elementary School
    When I was in grade school in the 1990s we learned with games like 'number muncher' and 'type adventure'. These simple games were always something the class looked forward to as an exciting break from rigid lectures. A chance to 'play games'…
Rank this Week: 3175

Brandeis and Harlan Watch

Brandeis and Harlan Watch

Publicizes appearances of Louis D. Brandeis and John Marshall Harlan on the web and in the media. By Scott Campbell.

http://brandeiswatch.wordpress.com/
  • Feb 5

    Louis D. Brandeis’s Advice to Young Lawyer

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

    The Eating Habits of Supreme Court Justices Part II

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

    The Eating Habits of Supreme Court Justices, Part I

    The Eating Habits of Supreme Court Justices, Part I
    Everyone at my library is excited because we just received our copy of Table For 9: Supreme Court Food Traditions & Recipes by Clare Cushman, editor of The Journal of Supreme Court History. It’s a really nice looking book, with lots…
Rank this Week: 1240

University of South Carolina Law…

University of South Carolina Law Library Blog

Shares items of interest with its user base of law students, law faculty, and the general public in South Carolina.

http://library.uofsclaw.org
  • Feb 5

    Morris L. Cohen Student Essay Competition

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

    Legal Career Alert

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

    Legal Career Guidebook

    Legal Career Guidebook
    The law library supports Career Week by spotlighting career guidebooks to help law students in their transition toward legal careers. Many of the career guidebooks listed in the law library’s catalog are located in the Career Services…
Rank this Week: 2289

UB Law Library Blog

UB Law Library Blog

Features news from the UB Law Library.

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

    Welcome, Spring!

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

    Publication featuring Professor Saran wins national award

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

    Embedded in Puerto Rico

    Embedded in Puerto Rico
    Brian Detweiler, Student Services Librarian at the Charles B. Sears Law Library, is traveling with law students who are participating in UB School of Law’s Puerto Rico Recovery Assistance Legal Clinic. The clinic is providing legal…
Rank this Week: 3097

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/
  • Feb 5

    Podcast - Get out of jail: time for prison reform

    Podcast - Get out of jail: time for prison reform
    I'm a regular listener to Ed Miliband & Geoff Lloyd's 'Reasons to be Cheerful' podcast, and thought that this particular episode would be of interest to those studying criminology and/or the penal system. It comes in at just…
  • 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…
Rank this Week: 3086

VALLTalk

VALLTalk

From the Virginia Association of Law Libraries.

http://valltalk.blogspot.com/
  • Feb 1

    Seeking Panelists for Legal Career Alternative

    Seeking Panelists for Legal Career Alternative
    The William & Mary African-American Law Alumni Celebration Discussing Legal Career Alternatives is looking for people to serve on a panel on career alternatives. On February 22nd-25th, the William & Mary Law Office of Alumni and…
  • Jan 29

    In and Aroung VALL

    In and Aroung VALL
    Congratulations to Amy Wharton, who will take over as director of the University of Virginia Law School Library on February 1. Amy was previously the library's research and web services law librarian, and VALL president from 2013 - 2014.…
  • Jan 26

    AALL – Austin, Texas – July 15-19, 2017

    AALL – Austin, Texas – July 15-19, 2017
    by Jane Harrison The theme of this year’s American Association of Law Libraries annual conference, Forgo the Status Quo  was mirrored in several programs I attended.Among them, and two I will discuss briefly in this article are:…
Rank this Week: 3095

Government Information Blog

Government Information Blog

Posts from the Government Documents Librarian at Brooklyn Law School Library

https://governmentinfo.wordpress.com/
  • Jan 31

    Official Presidential Documents: Selected Source

    Official Presidential Documents: Selected Source
    The first State of the Union address by President Donald J. Trump is already available online and will be available from other sources in the coming days.  For our current president, there are a wealth of resources that give you access…
  • Oct 27

    I recently attended the Federal Depository…

    I recently attended the Federal Depository Library Program (FDLP) Conference in Arlington, Virginia, October 16 – 18, 2017.  This annual conference brings together federal depository librarians throughout the country, and allows…
  • Oct 6

    Congress.gov: An Overview

    Congress.gov: An Overview
    Congress.gov is the official website for United States federal legislative information, having replaced the former website, Thomas.gov, which was retired July 5, 2016. The Congress.gov website is a very robust site with many features not…
Rank this Week: 2001

The Blackacre Times

The Blackacre Times

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

http://theblackacretimes.com/
  • Jan 31

    Networking Tip

    Networking Tip
    Networking is so uncomfortable for some of us.  So how does one get good at it?  How do some people breeze through it and really enjoy it?  Do they come up with things to talk about because their lives are more…
  • Jan 16

    When Grades Don’t Matter

    When Grades Don’t Matter
    In case you missed it, grades for the fall semester were released last Thursday at 5PM (er, ok, maybe not EXACTLY at 5PM). But chances are, you didn’t miss it. In fact, you dreaded waking up Thursday morning because you already…
  • Jan 10

    ALERT Program: Spring Lineup

    ALERT Program: Spring Lineup
    The spring ALERT program topics and dates: What is the Alert Program? ALERT (Applied Legal Experience, Research, & Technology) is a non-credit program that provides law students additional opportunities outside of the College of…
Rank this Week: 3447

ZiefBrief

ZiefBrief

Announcements, news and legal research tips & tools from University of San Francisco's Dorraine Zief Law Library.

http://ziefbrief.typepad.com/ziefbrief/
  • Jan 30

    No Sunday Afternoon Research Desk Hours: Feb 4 and Feb 18 (Presidents' Day Weekend)

    No Sunday Afternoon Research Desk Hours: Feb 4 and Feb 18 (Presidents' Day Weekend)
    The law library will offer Sunday research desk hours on February 11 and 25 from 1:30 to 6 pm. The research desk will be closed on Sunday, February 4, and Sunday, February 18 (Presidents' Day Weekend). The law library is...
  • Jan 30

    No Tuesday Evening Research Desk Services in February

    No Tuesday Evening Research Desk Services in February
    Due to staff time off, we will not be offering Tuesday evening (5-7 pm) research desk hours during February.
  • Nov 20

    Law Library Reading and Exam Period Access Restriction

    Law Library Reading and Exam Period Access Restriction
    The law school reading and exam period begins on November 30, continuing through December 16. During our reading and exam period, we restrict access to the law library to help ensure that law students have adequate space for exam…
Rank this Week: 1462

University of New Hampshire School…

University of New Hampshire School of Law Library Blog

Provides law library news.

http://library.law.unh.edu/blog
  • Jan 29

    IP Mall Told Story of Secret Inventions Behind new Move Bombshell: The Hedy Lamarr Story

    IP Mall Told Story of Secret Inventions Behind new Move Bombshell: The Hedy Lamarr Story
    According to IMDb Hedy Lamarr was a Hollywood movie star who was hailed as the most beautiful and glamorous in the world. However, that was only the surface that tragically obscured her astounding true talents. Foremost of them was her…
  • Jan 25

    Marking Passages, Preserving the Past : the Class of 1978 - Part 2

    Marking Passages, Preserving the Past : the Class of 1978 - Part 2
    First, a little sidenote:  what we thought were 1978 Graduation pictures (placed in a folder which stated unequivocally Class of 1978) were actually photos from the graduating class of 1983.  It took a bit of research, but…
  • Jan 12

    Marking Passages, Preserving the Past : the Class of 1978 - Part 1

    Marking Passages, Preserving the Past : the Class of 1978 - Part 1
    The Class of 1978 marks a seminal year at Franklin Pierce Law Center (now the University of New Hampshire School of Law).  Out of this early group came many distinguished alumni (not to mention some real characters), who went on to do…
Rank this Week: 3703

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: 4101

Class Action Countermeasures

Class Action Countermeasures

Covers class action defense. By McGuireWoods LLP.

http://www.classactioncountermeasures.com
  • Jan 25

    Has the Ninth Circuit Overhauled Nationwide Settlement Classes?

    Has the Ninth Circuit Overhauled Nationwide Settlement Classes?
    Earlier this week, in In re Hyundai & Kia Fuel Efficiency Litig., the Ninth Circuit vacated a nationwide class action settlement, ruling that the lower court had abused its discretion by not considering whether the variations in the…
  • 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…
Rank this Week: 1842

University of Baltimore Law…

University of Baltimore Law Library Blog

Provides news and links of interest to the law school community.

http://ublawlibrary.wordpress.com
  • Jan 25

    Are you looking for a way to organize your online research and citations?

    Are you looking for a way to organize your online research and citations?
    Let me suggest PowerNotes. What is PowerNotes? PowerNotes is an application that helps with some of the most difficult and time consuming parts of online research: gathering and keeping track of source materials, staying organized, and…
  • Nov 6

    1L Research Assessment, Nov. 10-12

    1L Research Assessment, Nov. 10-12
    Members of the 1L Class: The legal research component of your ILS sections will wrap up with a final assessment, which will be available from November 10-12 through TWEN. The assessment will be made available at noon on Friday, November…
  • Oct 31

    Law Library Cleaning Schedule – UPDATE

    Law Library Cleaning Schedule – UPDATE
    Housekeeping has expanded the scope of its Law Library cleaning to the entirety of each floor, as opposed to just the study rooms, which is a good thing. We hope you will notice a spiffier and more pleasant environment as … Continue…
Rank this Week: 3158

Elon Law Library

Elon Law Library

Features library news and updates. From Elon University School of Law Library.

http://elonlawlibrary.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 3081

New Jersey Law Librarians…

New Jersey Law Librarians Association (NJLLA)

Features New Jersey law library news.

http://njlla.org/blog/
  • Jan 22

    NJLLA’s Community Service Projects Receive Thank

    NJLLA’s Community Service Projects Receive Thank
    The Bethany Baptist Church Food Pantry and the Pajama Program have both acknowledged the great work of NJLLA’s Community Service Committee and the generosity of our members. Read the kind thank you notes here!
  • Jan 12

    February Brown Bag Luncheon/Videoconference

    February Brown Bag Luncheon/Videoconference
    Evolving Concepts of the “Library” and Customer Service Moderated by Gayle Lynn-Nelson Wednesday, February 8, 2018 Libraries are a customer service business. Customer service is the act of taking care of the users’ needs by…
  • Nov 9

    NJLLA’s 2017 Holiday Party

    NJLLA’s 2017 Holiday Party
    NJLLA’s Annual Holiday Party! Wednesday, December 6, 2017 5:00-8:00 p.m. Saiber 18 Columbia Turnpike, Suite 200 Florham Park, NJ 07932 Directions Dinner Buffet and Dessert The holiday party is generously sponsored by the Librarian…
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Biddleblog

Biddleblog

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

https://www.law.upenn.edu/library/blog/
  • Jan 18

    The Chicago Justice Torture Memorials Exhibit

    The Chicago Justice Torture Memorials Exhibit
    Now on display in Biddle Law Library, the exhibit serves as a visual accompaniment to the 37th Edward V. Sparer Symposium: Reparations Now.
  • Dec 11

    Finals Fatigue?

    Finals Fatigue?
    The Biddle game room is now open! Take a study break and head to the room adjacent to the Rare Books Seminar Room for puzzles, games, and coloring books.
  • Dec 3

    Who Loves Animals?

    Who Loves Animals?
    The staff of Penn Law!  See photos of Penn pets on display in Biddle Library  through the month of December.
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Off the Shelf - The Osgood Hall…

Off the Shelf - The Osgood Hall Law School Library Blog

Covers developments in legal information and legal information technologies for research and practice.

http://libblog.osgoode.yorku.ca
  • Jan 17

    Osgoode Digital Commons: Reader Snapshot

    Osgoode Digital Commons: Reader Snapshot
    December 2017 Last month, Osgoode Digital Commons had 37,864 full-text downloads and 13 new submissions were posted, bringing the total works in the repository to 16,854. Osgoode Hall Law School of York University scholarship was read by…
  • Jan 16

    Library tour

    Library tour
    Curious about how the library can help you? Come to a library tour on Wednesday, Jan. 17, from 1:00-1:30 PM. We will show you around the library, tell you about the resources available to you, and answer any questions you … Continue…
  • Jan 9

    Lexis Advance Quicklaw training

    Lexis Advance Quicklaw training
    The library is pleased to offer Lexis Advance Quicklaw training on Monday, Feb. 5 from 1 p.m. to 2 p.m. The session will take place in Room 2011. Find out what resources are unique to Quicklaw and not available on … Continue reading…
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Due Process

Due Process

By the Georgetown Law Library.

https://blogs.commons.georgetown.edu/dueprocess/
  • Jan 17

    Meet your Reference Librarian

    Meet your Reference Librarian
    You interact with reference librarians at the Reference desk when you have a question, but do you know their names? We’ve put up a display in the atrium exhibit case with info on all of the librarians who staff the Reference Desk. Find…
  • Jan 11

    Library Training for Faculty Research Assistant

    Library Training for Faculty Research Assistant
    The library will be holding two training sessions for new faculty research assistants this spring. In this training, RAs will learn about library services and policies and will gain an introduction to our databases and to best research…
  • 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…
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Ramsey County Law Library Blog

Ramsey County Law Library Blog

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

http://ramseylawlibrary.org/
  • Jan 16

    You Asked: We Answered!

    You Asked: We Answered!
    Here are a few titles we purchased for the law library in 2017.  The following books were recommended by library patrons.  When patron requests promise to add important content to the library, we try to purchase the material and…
  • Aug 31

    Justice Comes to Minnesota (and Makes a Blundering Entrance)

    Justice Comes to Minnesota (and Makes a Blundering Entrance)
    The beginnings of Minnesota’s judicial system could hardly be more humble. In fact, its central player was anything but a respected legal figure. Minnesota was established as a territory in 1849.  Prior to…
  • Aug 16

    Minnesota’s Capitols, both Timeless and Forgettable

    Minnesota’s Capitols, both Timeless and Forgettable
    Last weekend the Minnesota Capitol hosted its open house to celebrate its recent extensive renovation and remodel project,  yet some might be surprised that the 112 year old building is actually Minnesota’s third…
Rank this Week: 2566

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
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Law Library of Congress: News and…

Law Library of Congress: News and Events

Announces programs hosted by the Law Library of Congress, including legal film series, speaker series, and recognition events.

http://www.loc.gov/law/news/
  • Dec 27

    Make a Year-End Gift to the Nation's Library

    Make a Year-End Gift to the Nation's Library
    News from the Library of Congress December 27, 2017 Make Your Gift Before the End of…
  • Nov 21

    Spark a Lifelong Adventure of Learning

    Spark a Lifelong Adventure of Learning
    News from the Library of Congress November 21, 2017 Spark a Lifelong Adventure of Learning This year, for the first time, the Library of Congress is participating in #GivingTuesday—a global giving movement.…
  • Oct 27

    Law Library: News & Events: 2017 Kellogg Biennial Lecture on Jurisprudence

    Law Library: News & Events: 2017 Kellogg Biennial Lecture on Jurisprudence
    The Law Library of Congress will host the 2017 Frederic R. and Molly S. Kellogg Biennial Lecture on Jurisprudence on Wednesday, November 1. Legal and political philosophy professor Jeremy Waldron will deliver the lecture,…
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Claire's Blog

Claire's Blog

Coves libraries, web and other stuff.

http://clairejoanne.co.uk/
  • Dec 18

    Merry Christma

    Merry Christma
    Santa Escape the Room Game Snowflake templates Christmas Quiz (HuffPost) Ideas for recycling Christmas Cards  How to make a snowman out of things other than snow The Malteser Cake – video Quiz – Match the Christmas Tree to…
  • Aug 22

    Interesting Things of the Week #201

    Interesting Things of the Week #201
    SmartyPins – google maps + trivia game  A Guide to Little-Known Image Collections with Millions of Free, Hi-Res Images Turn Any YouTube Video Into A GIF By Just Adding “GIF” To The URL What if your library website…
  • Aug 22

    Interesting Things of the Week #201

    Interesting Things of the Week #201
    SmartyPins – google maps + trivia game  A Guide to Little-Known Image Collections with Millions of Free, Hi-Res Images Turn Any YouTube Video Into A GIF By Just Adding “GIF” To The URL What if your library website…
Rank this Week: 3139

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…
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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: 4319

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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Homeless Law Blog

Homeless Law Blog

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

http://homelesslaw.wordpress.com
  • Nov 17

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

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

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

    What if I can’t pay my tickets or fees and fines from criminal court?
    We know that homeless people get charged with a lot of small crimes. Examples include loitering, panhandling, obstructing the sidewalk, trespassing, and littering. Very often, the penalty for these minor crimes is a fine—either a ticket…
  • Oct 28

    How can I get my mail when I’m always moving around?

    How can I get my mail when I’m always moving around?
    There are mail forwarding business that provide transient people (often RV dwellers who are on the road rather than living in one RV community) with a street address.  The mail forwarding business will either scan the incoming mail…
Rank this Week: 3973

Massachusetts Law Updates

Massachusetts Law Updates

From the Massachusetts Trial Court Law Libraries

http://blog.mass.gov/masslawlib/
  • Nov 6

    State Building Code- new 9th edition

    State Building Code- new 9th edition
    The Massachusetts Board of Regulations and Standards has issued the 9th edition of the State Building Code (780 Code of Massachusetts Regulations).  It was published in Massachusetts Register #1350, and it became effective…
  • Oct 31

    Witchcraft law up to the Salem witchcraft trials of 1692

    Witchcraft law up to the Salem witchcraft trials of 1692
    Early in 1692, a group of girls in Salem Village (now the town of Danvers) began to accuse people of witchcraft.  Accusations swelled, and soon, many people had been examined and jailed, awaiting trial. What laws were available…
  • Oct 23

    Open Meeting Law Regulations Amended

    Open Meeting Law Regulations Amended
    The Massachusetts Attorney General’s Office issued amended open meeting law regulations that became effective on October 6, 2017.  (940 Code of Mass. Regulations 29)  The regulations were published in Massachusetts Register…
Rank this Week: 3185

Scholarly Communications @ Duke

Scholarly Communications @ Duke

Duke's source for advice and information about copyright and publication issues.

http://blogs.library.duke.edu/scholcomm/
  • Oct 27

    Who posted all those articles to ResearchGate anyway?

    Who posted all those articles to ResearchGate anyway?
    You may have heard about recent legal action against ResearchGate brought by several large academic publishers organized under name of the “Coalition for Responsible Sharing” (Elsevier, Wiley, Wolters Kluwer, Brill, and ACS). Some…
  • Sep 15

    Revisiting Section 108

    Revisiting Section 108
    Earlier today the U.S. Copyright Office released its long-awaited review of improvements to Section 108 of the Copyright Act, the section which grants limited, specific exceptions to copyright for libraries and archives. Over a decade…
  • Sep 15

    Revisiting Section 108

    Revisiting Section 108
    Earlier today the U.S. Copyright Office released its long-awaited review of improvements to Section 108 of the Copyright Act, the section which grants limited, specific exceptions to copyright for libraries and archives. Over a decade…
Rank this Week: 3778

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 & 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 & 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: 3098

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: 4082

The BIALL Blog

The BIALL Blog

From the British and Irish Association of Law Librarians.

http://biall.blogspot.com/
  • Sep 7

    BIALL 2018 Conference Call for Paper

    BIALL 2018 Conference Call for Paper
    The BIALL Conference Committee has launched the Call for Papers for the 2018 Conference which will be held at the Hilton Birmingham Metropole, on Thursday 7th – Saturday 9th June 2018.Our theme for 2018 is Designing our future: debate,…
  • Jun 29

    New BIALL website

    New BIALL website
    The new BIALL website has now been launched, the new website is now live for you to enjoy.Please note the BIALL Blog has also moved: http://biall.org.uk/blog.If you have an RSS feed setup for this blog please update to the new blog RSS feed…
  • Jun 5

    Preparing for #BIALL2017 : Other places to go & things to do in Manchester

    Preparing for #BIALL2017 : Other places to go & things to do in Manchester
    Other places to go & things to do in ManchesterManchester is a really vibrant and interesting city, so if you have time to explore we would certainly recommend it! Here are a few suggestions of things to see & do in the city: Town…
Rank this Week: 3140