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Current Awareness Weblog

Current Awareness Weblog

Covers England and Wales case law, legislation, and legal news. From the Inner Temple Library.

http://www.innertemplelibrary.com/
  • Oct 18

    Recent Statutory Instruments – legislation.gov.uk

    Recent Statutory Instruments – legislation.gov.uk
    The Social Security and Child Support (Care Payments and Tenant Incentive Scheme) (Amendment) Regulations 2017 The Criminal Finances Act 2017 (Commencement No. 2 and Transitional Provisions) Regulations 2017 The Designation of Schools Having…
  • Oct 18

    Transactions in land tax rules: unexpected implications – OUT-LAW.com

    Transactions in land tax rules: unexpected implications – OUT-LAW.com
    ‘New ‘transactions in land’ UK tax rules took effect from 5 July 2016. The rules were aimed at larger property developers with the means to implement cross-border structures to avoid UK income or corporation tax.’ Full…
  • Oct 18

    Can Social Media Damage Your Right to a Fair Trial? – RightsInfo

    Can Social Media Damage Your Right to a Fair Trial? – RightsInfo
    ‘An impartial jury is an essential part of our right to a fair trial, and the people may only consider evidence which has been lawfully presented in the courtroom.’ Full StoryRightsInfo, 18th October 2017Source: rightsinfo.org
Rank this Week: 9

Hunter's Query

Hunter's Query

Features research tips and law library news. From the Howard W. Hunter Law Library at the J. Reuben Clark Law School.

http://huntersquery.byulaw.info/wordpress/
  • Aug 30

    How to Access TWEN

    How to Access TWEN
    If your professor is using TWEN as their course management tool this semester, watch this screencast on YouTube to make sure you are able to find and use TWEN. If you have any questions, contact one of the law librarians!
  • Aug 23

    Welcome, Class of 2020!

    Welcome, Class of 2020!
    The Law Library is happy to welcome the class of 2020 to the law school!  We’re excited that you’re here with us and want you to know that we’re here to help you throughout your legal education.  In addition to…
  • Aug 23

    Chicago Manual of Style, 17th Ed.

    Chicago Manual of Style, 17th Ed.
    The 17th Edition of The Chicago Manual of Style has just been released and BYU Law students and faculty have access to the newest edition online. A link to the Chicago Manual of Style Online is available from the law … Continue reading…
Rank this Week: 19

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
  • Oct 18

    OPINIONS – October 17, 2017

    OPINIONS – October 17, 2017
    Crouse v. DOL Madison Co. DA 17-0163 2017 MT 254 Civil – Other Matter of N.R.A. and V.A.A. YINC DA 16-0276 2017 MT 253 Civil – Dependent Neglect Matter of M.C. YINC DA 17-0181 2017 MT 252 Civil – Dependent Neglect
  • Oct 13

    CORRECTED OPINION – October 13, 2017

    CORRECTED OPINION – October 13, 2017
    City of Helena v. C. Brown DA 17-0019 2017 MT 248 Criminal – Municipal Court Appeal
  • Oct 11

    OPINIONS – October 10, 2017

    OPINIONS – October 10, 2017
    King Arthur v. Rosecrance DA 17-0083 2017 MT 251N Civil – Justice Court Appeal State v. T. Allison DA 16-0498 2017 MT 250N Criminal – DUI-Felony Parenting of R.J.N H.E.N. DA 17-0041 2017 MT 249 Civil – Domestic Relations…
Rank this Week: 27

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: 33

beSpacific

beSpacific

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

http://www.bespacific.com/
  • Oct 18

    National Archives warned Trump White House to preserve document

    National Archives warned Trump White House to preserve document
    Politico – Josh Dawsey and Bryan Bender, 10/17/2017: “National Archives officials have periodically warned White House lawyers that the Trump administration needs to follow document preservation laws, according to people familiar…
  • Oct 18

    A Matter of Space: Designing newsrooms for new digital practice

    A Matter of Space: Designing newsrooms for new digital practice
    “…This​ ​paper,​ ​part​ ​of​ ​the​ ​American​ ​Press​ ​Institute’s​ ​​series​ ​of Strategy​…
  • Oct 18

    CRS Report – Dark Web

    CRS Report – Dark Web
    Dark Web, Kristin Finklea, Specialist in Domestic Security. March 10, 2017. via FAS “The layers of the Internet go far beyond the surface content that many can easily access in their daily searches. The other content is that of the Deep…
Rank this Week: 64

Judge Ben C. Green Law Library…

Judge Ben C. Green Law Library Blog

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

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

    New Law Review format on display at Circ. Desk

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

    The Day After – Looking at the Prediction

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

    Election Maps — Nov 5th — Election Eve Prediction

    Election Maps — Nov 5th — Election Eve Prediction
    Last Tuesday I posted the information from four election map sites. I have posted at the end of this blog the information from today for those same sites. Not surprisingly, not one of the maps has gone completely unchanged.
Rank this Week: 37

Law Librarians

Law Librarians

By Mark Giangrande and Joe Hodnicki.

http://llb2.com/
  • Oct 18

    End it, mend it or leave the electoral college system alone

    End it, mend it or leave the electoral college system alone
    “The 2016 presidential contest was noteworthy for the first simultaneous occurrence in presidential election history of four rarely occurring electoral college eventualities. These included (1) the election of a President and Vice…
  • Oct 17

    Balkin on free speech in the algorithmic society

    Balkin on free speech in the algorithmic society
    Here’s the abstract for Yale Law Prof Jack Balkin’s Free Speech in the Algorithmic Society: Big Data, Private Governance, and New School Speech Regulation, UC Davis Law Review (2018 Forthcoming): We have now moved from the early…
  • Oct 17

    CRS report on EU efforts to combat disinformation

    CRS report on EU efforts to combat disinformation
    A snip from European Union Efforts to Counter Disinformation (Dec. 1, 2016 IN10614): The European Union (EU) is increasingly concerned about the use of propaganda by both state and non-state actors and has sought to devise new strategies to…
Rank this Week: 188

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
  • Oct 18

    Colloquia/Workshop

    Colloquia/Workshop
    University of Wisconsin Law School Urska Velikonja, Professor of Law, Georgetown Law, presents today her paper entitled: Agency Settlements and Legal Change. Abstract available here.  Emory University School of Law Amy...
  • Oct 18

    Lecture

    Lecture
    Case Western Reserve University School of Law Aaron Perzanowski, Professor of Law, Case Western Reserve University School of Law, presents today as part of the Louis C. Greenwood Lecture Series: What...
  • Oct 17

    The Future of Legal Education – Washington, DC

    The Future of Legal Education – Washington, DC
    The Legal Executive Institute (Thomson Reuters) presents The Future of Law Schools: Envisioning a More Collaborative Educational Model Nov. 2, 2017, at the Georgetown University Hotel and Conference Center in...
Rank this Week: 130

Jenkins Law Library Blog

Jenkins Law Library Blog

Covers technology and legal research.

https://www.jenkinslaw.org/blog
  • Oct 17

    Pennsylvania Books on the LexisNexis Digital Library

    Pennsylvania Books on the LexisNexis Digital Library
      The LexisNexis Digital Library has a number of Pennsylvania specific texts and treatises available to Jenkins' members on their desktop. These include law compilations, like Pennsylvania Laws Governing Pennsylvania Businesses…
  • Oct 13

    Special Needs Trust

    Special Needs Trust
      Need a basic introduction on special needs trusts? Check out Nolo's Special Needs Trusts 7th by Urbatsch and Fuller. According to Nolo, this title "shows you how to provide for a loved one with a disability -- without…
  • Oct 12

    Researching Natural Disasters in HeinOnline

    Researching Natural Disasters in HeinOnline
      This article is republished with permission by W.S. Hein. View the original article here.Natural disasters can devastate people and businesses. In the past month, news stations have broadcasted the destructive effect that…
Rank this Week: 100

Dewey B Strategic

Dewey B Strategic

Explores issues relating to risk, value, strategy, libraries, knowledge and the legal profession. By Jean P. O'Grady.

http://deweybstrategic.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 117

Yale Law Library - Rare Books Blog

Yale Law Library - Rare Books Blog

Covers historical and rare law books.

http://library.law.yale.edu/blogs/rare-books
  • Sep 11

    Yale Law Library exhibits: "Law's Picture Books"

    Yale Law Library exhibits: "Law's Picture Books"
    Two new Yale Law Library exhibits… Law’s Picture Books: The Yale Law Library Collection Around the World with Law’s Picture Books Most people would not look for illustrations in law books. However, two exhibitions from the…
  • Aug 15

    "Law's Picture Books" catalogue is out!

    "Law's Picture Books" catalogue is out!
    Final preparations are underway for our major exhibition, “Law’s Picture Books: The Yale Law Library Collection,” curated by myself and Mark Weiner (Yale Law Class of 2000). It will display 140 books, drawn exclusively from…
  • Aug 8

    Preview the "Law's Picture Books" exhibit

    Preview the "Law's Picture Books" exhibit
    Preparations for our upcoming exhibition, “Law’s Picture Books: The Yale Law Library Collection,” together with two overseas trips, have kept me from the Yale Law Library Rare Books Blog for a while. “Law’s…
Rank this Week: 168

CT Judicial Law Libraries' NewsLog

CT Judicial Law Libraries' NewsLog

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

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

    Employment Law Supreme Court Opinions - 8/18/2016

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

    Redesigned NewsLog with a New Web Addre

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

    Habeas Supreme Court Opinion - 8/17/16

    Habeas Supreme Court Opinion - 8/17/16
    Body: ​SC19381 - Newland v. Commissioner of Correction (Habeas; "This certified appeal involves two related claims raised by the petitioner, Gene Newland, for the first time during postconviction proceedings, namely, whether the…
Rank this Week: 218

Criminal Law Library Blog

Criminal Law Library Blog

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

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

    State Advocacy Strategies: The New York Story

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

    State Advocacy Strategies: The New York Story

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

    State Advocacy Strategies: The New York Story

    State Advocacy Strategies: The New York Story
    Included below are my introductory remarks delivered at the Annual Meeting of the American Association of Law Libraries on July 23, 2012 as part Program E-1 State Advocacy Strategies: Learning to Connect, Grow and Survive. The material below…
Rank this Week: 79

New York Supreme Court Criminal…

New York Supreme Court Criminal Term Library

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

http://crimlawlib.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 81

Library Boy

Library Boy

Features legal research news. By Michel-Adrien Sheppard.

http://micheladrien.blogspot.com/
  • Oct 18

    Crown Copyright E-Petition Update

    Crown Copyright E-Petition Update
    This is an update to the Library Boy post of May 31, 2017 entitled Petition to House of Commons to Fix Crown Copyright.University of Alberta Copyright Librarian Amanda Wakaruk had circulated a petition asking the Government of Canada to make…
  • Oct 16

    Upcoming Symposium Supreme Court of Canada: Looking to the Future

    Upcoming Symposium Supreme Court of Canada: Looking to the Future
    The Supreme Court of Canada, in conjunction with the National Judicial Institute, is hosting a symposium on Thursday, October 26 on the future of the court: "Some 110 participants, including the Justices of the Supreme Court, chief justices…
  • Oct 16

    Supreme Court of Canada: New Library Title

    Supreme Court of Canada: New Library Title
    The list of new library titles added to the Supreme Court of Canada collection from October1 to 15, 2017 is now available on the Court website. It is possible to subscribe via e-mail to receive the list.
Rank this Week: 1027

Un blog pour l'information…

Un blog pour l'information juridique

By Emmanuel Barthe.

http://www.precisement.org/blog/
  • Oct 18

    Quand Google Maps et l'appli RATP sont dans les choux

    Quand Google Maps et l'appli RATP sont dans les choux
    Ce mardi 17 octobre 2017, il est 10h35 quand je consulte Google Maps sur mon smartphone pour aller de l'Etoile au 1 rue d'Astorg dans le 1er arrondissement à Paris. GMaps et RATP peuvent vous mettre en retard si vous les prenez…
  • Oct 10

    Travaux parlementaires : le Sénat met tout en ligne depuis 1958

    Travaux parlementaires : le Sénat met tout en ligne depuis 1958
    Sénat Découverte grâce à la recherche d'une juriste et le signalement d'un collègue documentaliste juridique, la page web en question s'appelle "Documents déposés au Sénat". Voici son…
  • Oct 9

    Travaux parlementaires : le Sénat met (presque) tout en ligne depuis 1958

    Travaux parlementaires : le Sénat met (presque) tout en ligne depuis 1958
    Découverte grâce à la recherche d'une juriste et le signalement d'un collègue documentaliste juridique, la page web en question s'appelle "Documents déposés au Sénat". Voici son adresse en clair…
Rank this Week: 3799

CS-SIS

CS-SIS

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

http://cssis.org
  • Oct 18

    CS-SIS Member Spotlight: Ruth Harrison

    CS-SIS Member Spotlight: Ruth Harrison
    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…
  • Sep 20

    Legal Analytics – Researcher Beware?

    Legal Analytics – Researcher Beware?
    If you have been following legal information news lately, you have probably heard quite a bit about legal analytics – the so-called “MoneyBall” for lawyers.  Litigation outcomes are located, summarized, categorized, and…
  • Sep 11

    CS-SIS Member Spotlight: Sue Altmeyer

    CS-SIS Member Spotlight: Sue Altmeyer
    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…
Rank this Week: 3687

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/
  • Oct 18

    Law Librarians Heading to ORALL Conference

    Law Librarians Heading to ORALL Conference
    If you see fewer people in the library during the next few days it is because several librarians will be attending the annual Ohio Regional Association of Law Libraries Conference (ORALL).  The conference is at Case Western Reserve…
  • Oct 17

    Law & Gender, Journals & Database

    Law & Gender, Journals & Database
    If you’re writing a seminar paper, independent study requirement, or note on a gender-related topic, we have plenty of resources for you. Secondary sources like journal articles are a great way to start your research, see what has and…
  • Oct 16

    2Ls: Need Help Finding Your Old Addresses for the Bar Application?

    2Ls: Need Help Finding Your Old Addresses for the Bar Application?
    As I’m sure you know, if you plan to take the bar exam in Ohio you must submit your Application to Register as a Candidate for Admission by November 15, 2017 (or pay a penalty thereafter).  Part of the application requires you to…
Rank this Week: 755

Yale Law Library - News and Events

Yale Law Library - News and Events

Covers library acquisitions, book talks, and administrative news.

http://library.law.yale.edu/news
  • Oct 18

    Movie Screening: Tribal Justice and Lunch Discussion: Restorative Justice in Tribal Court

    Movie Screening: Tribal Justice and Lunch Discussion: Restorative Justice in Tribal Court
    Movie Screening: Tribal Justice and Lunch Discussion: Restorative Justice in Tribal Courts Please Join Native American Law Student Association, The Office of Student Affairs, and the Lillian Goldman Law Library for two events on October 26th…
  • Oct 6

    Around the World with Law’s Picture Book

    Around the World with Law’s Picture Book
    Please join the Lillian Goldman Law Library and Professor Judith Resnik on November 8, 2017, 12:10-1:15pm, in SLB 127 for a fun and fascinating exploration of legal iconography and illustrated law books.
  • Sep 29

    Pauli Murray @ YLS: 1961-1965

    Pauli Murray @ YLS: 1961-1965
     There is a new exhibit at the Lillian Goldman Law Library: Pauli Murray @ YLS: 1961-1965 will be on display in the Reading Room (L3) of the Lillian Goldman Law Library, Yale Law School, until December 21, 2017.
Rank this Week: 3711

Due Process

Due Process

By the Georgetown Law Library.

https://blogs.commons.georgetown.edu/dueprocess/
  • Oct 18

    Hydration Stations Throughout the Library

    Hydration Stations Throughout the Library
    We hope you’ve noticed that all of the new hydration stations are complete and we now have at least one on each floor. On the first floor, you will find one just outside of Legal Eats, while the second floor is on the right side of the…
  • Oct 4

    CLC Temporarily Closed (10/16 – 10/17)

    CLC Temporarily Closed (10/16 – 10/17)
    The Computer Learning Center (CLC) will be temporarily closed Monday, October 16 – Tuesday, October 17 while IST upgrades all 24 computers with new machines. During this time, please take advantage of the public terminals and printers…
  • Oct 3

    Following the Supreme Court?

    Following the Supreme Court?
    The library maintains a research guide on the Supreme Court and has recently subscribed to Proquest Supreme Court Insight, offering you unparalleled resources for research into the U.S. Supreme Court. Access decisions, records and briefs,…
Rank this Week: 1863

New Jersey Law Librarians…

New Jersey Law Librarians Association (NJLLA)

Features New Jersey law library news.

http://njlla.org/blog/
Rank this Week: 2568

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: 3690

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
  • Oct 18

    Professor of Law Jeremy Waldron to Deliver the 2017 Kellogg Biennial Lecture on Jurisprudence

    Professor of Law Jeremy Waldron to Deliver the 2017 Kellogg Biennial Lecture on Jurisprudence
    The Law Library of Congress is pleased to announce that legal and political philosophy professor Jeremy Waldron of New York University School of Law, will deliver the 2017 Frederic R. and Molly S. Kellogg Biennial Lecture on Jurisprudence.…
  • Oct 17

    ADHD Awareness Month, IEPs and 504 Plan

    ADHD Awareness Month, IEPs and 504 Plan
    October is ADHD Awareness Month. ADHD, which stands for attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, “is a brain disorder marked by an ongoing pattern of inattention and/or hyperactivity-impulsivity that interferes with functioning or…
  • Oct 16

    House Communications Are Now Available in Congress.gov!

    House Communications Are Now Available in Congress.gov!
    As part of our latest Congress.gov enhancements, we are excited to provide access to House Communications transmitted from January 6, 2015-present (since the 114th Congress convened). House Communications frequently consist of petitions…
Rank this Week: 4288

Mendik Matters

Mendik Matters

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

http://www.mendikmatters.org/
  • 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…
  • Oct 15

    The Haunted Halloween Info Hunt is Back!

    The Haunted Halloween Info Hunt is Back!
    Happy Halloween from the Mendik Library! As an early Halloween Treat, here’s your opportunity to WIN one of more than a dozen great study aids, texts, NYLS swag, Starbucks gift cards, and many other prizes! Just answer any 3 of the 6…
  • Oct 12

    Halloween is coming . . . and so is the Hunt!

    Halloween is coming . . . and so is the Hunt!
    The post Halloween is coming . . . and so is the Hunt! appeared first on Mendik Matters.
Rank this Week: 1961

Slaw

Slaw

A Canadian cooperative weblog on all things legal.

http://www.slaw.ca
  • Oct 18

    Wednesday: What’s Hot on CanLII

    Wednesday: What’s Hot on CanLII
    Each Wednesday we tell you which three English-language cases and which French-language case have been the most viewed* on CanLII and we give you a small sense of what the cases are about. For this last week: 1. Zheng v Your New Car Calgary…
  • Oct 18

    Revisiting the Case for Project Management in Legal Practice

    Revisiting the Case for Project Management in Legal Practice
    I hesitate to write further about project management in legal practice because there has been so much said about it, but I just finished my exam to be a “Project Management Professional” (PMP), and I want to share some thoughts on…
  • Oct 17

    Technology Remains an Afterthought for Many Within the Legal System

    Technology Remains an Afterthought for Many Within the Legal System
    Back in late September, the Court of the Future Network, in partnership with the Institut des hautes études sur la justice and the Cyberjustice Laboratory, organised its annual Court tour which – this year – took place in…
Rank this Week: 341

The Goodson Blogson

The Goodson Blogson

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

http://dukelawref.blogspot.com/
  • Oct 17

    Truthiness in Number

    Truthiness in Number
    In 1953, U.S. Supreme Court Justice Robert H. Jackson famously said of his place of work: "We are not final because we are infallible, but we are infallible only because we are final." Brown v. Allen, 344 U.S. 443 (1953) (Jackson, J.,…
  • Oct 9

    Updated Guide to North Carolina Material

    Updated Guide to North Carolina Material
    The Goodson Law Library research guide to North Carolina Practice was updated recently. One of the most important changes? This year's move of the Clarence W. Walker North Carolina Alcove itself – from its former home on Level 2 to its…
  • Sep 28

    First Monday 2017

    First Monday 2017
    Monday, October 2 marks the opening of the U.S. Supreme Court's new October term. The "First Monday in October" has been the Court’s official start date for more than a century, and is codified at 28 U.S.C. § 2 (2012).As shown in…
Rank this Week: 3804

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
  • Oct 17

    Teaching Legal Research in the Books: Necessary or Not?

    Teaching Legal Research in the Books: Necessary or Not?
    Over the course of the last week or so, there's been a lively discussion on the LRW-PROF listerv about teaching legal research using books.The discussion started from this post:At SCU, we have traditionally held one or two class sessions in…
  • Oct 12

    Librarians Guiding the Use of Classroom Technology

    Librarians Guiding the Use of Classroom Technology
    As librarians, we are often the go-to institutional source for teaching technologies. In law, the faculty often look to us to help train on and maintain these technologies for the benefit of the law school community. And with a 21st Century…
  • Oct 5

    The Continued Evolution of WEXIS Graduate Acce

    The Continued Evolution of WEXIS Graduate Acce
    In a continued effort to attract longterm users, both Westlaw & Lexis have modified graduate access to offer generous extended access.As to Westlaw, currently, if you are a "Practice Ready" school, meaning that you subscribe to…
Rank this Week: 1312

Class Action Countermeasures

Class Action Countermeasures

Covers class action defense. By McGuireWoods LLP.

http://www.classactioncountermeasures.com
  • Oct 17

    “Opt Out” Provisions May Provide Path Forward for Class-Action Waivers in Employment Contract

    “Opt Out” Provisions May Provide Path Forward for Class-Action Waivers in Employment Contract
    Los Angeles labor and employment litigators Michael Mandel and Amy Beverlin bring us perspective on three class-action waiver cases currently awaiting decision by the Supreme Court, as well as a potential path forward for class-action…
  • Aug 22

    District Court Dismisses Class Action for Failure to Plead Fraud Claim with Particularity

    District Court Dismisses Class Action for Failure to Plead Fraud Claim with Particularity
    This week, partner Alicia A. Baiardo and associate S. Virginia Bondurant Price report on a recent dismissal of a product liability class action. A recent 40-page opinion from the Central District of California illustrates how a Rule 12(b)(6)…
  • Jul 21

    The Advance of UK Antitrust Class Action

    The Advance of UK Antitrust Class Action
    Brussels-based antitrust partner Matthew Hall brings us an update on two ongoing UK antitrust class actions and one on the horizon. Antitrust class actions in the UK are beginning to take hold before the specialist Competition Appeal Tribunal…
Rank this Week: 3074

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
  • Oct 17

    Osgoode Digital Commons: Readership Snapshot

    Osgoode Digital Commons: Readership Snapshot
    September 2017 Last month, Osgoode Digital Commons had 47,077 full-text downloads and 120 new submissions were posted, bringing the total works in the repository to 16,715. Osgoode Hall Law School of York University scholarship was read by…
  • Oct 11

    WestlawNext Canada training

    WestlawNext Canada training
    The library is pleased to offer WestlawNext Canada training. The session will take place on Monday, October 16, from 1 p.m. to 2 p.m. in Room 2011. To register send a message to library@osgoode.yorku.ca, with WestlawNext Canada in the…
  • Sep 25

    Lexis Advance Quicklaw training

    Lexis Advance Quicklaw training
    Brush up on your online searching skills! The library is pleased to offer Lexis Advance Quicklaw training on Wednesday, October 4, from 1 p.m. to 2 p.m. The session will take place in Room 2011. To register please send a … Continue…
Rank this Week: 2910

The Reporter

The Reporter

Covers legal research. By the Texas Tech Law Library.

https://texastechlawlibrary.wordpress.com
  • Oct 17

    Library Write-In: Saturday, October 28th

    Library Write-In: Saturday, October 28th
    Each semester, Professors Baker and Drake host a write-in in the law library’s Collaborative Commons, as part of the Scribes …Continue reading →
  • Oct 17

    Library Write-In: Saturday, October 28th

    Library Write-In: Saturday, October 28th
    Each semester, Professors Baker and Drake host a write-in in the law library’s Collaborative Commons, as part of the Scribes …Continue reading →
  • Oct 12

    The Importance of Legal Research Skills for Practice

    The Importance of Legal Research Skills for Practice
    Nearly all law schools are focusing on preparing “practice-ready” graduates. This approach to legal education was advanced in the 1990’s with …Continue reading →
Rank this Week: 1291

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/
  • Oct 16

    New Google initiative begins in Pittsburgh

    New Google initiative begins in Pittsburgh
    MIT Technology Review has a story titled "Google Hopes $1 Billion Will Help Americans Adapt to the Future of Work" reporting that "The tech giant may have a guilty conscience. It says it will pony up $1 billion (and 1 million hours of…
  • Oct 11

    ResearchGate starts removing research paper

    ResearchGate starts removing research paper
    Inside Higher Ed reports that ResearchGate, a scholarly social media platform used by scholars to share their work, has started taking down large numbers of research papers because of publishers warnings that many of the papers uploaded there…
  • Oct 6

    Resources Supporting Research On Cybersecurity

    Resources Supporting Research On Cybersecurity
    From the Federal Depositories Library Program:National Cyber Security Awareness Month (NCSAM), celebrated each October, was established to educate the public about the need to be safe and secure online and to be prepared in the event of a…
Rank this Week: 843

BLS Library Blog

BLS Library Blog

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

http://www.blslibrary.com/
  • Oct 16

    Congressional Legislative Research

    Congressional Legislative Research
    With paper deadlines fast approaching, many of you may need to identify relevant Congressional documents for your paper.  Often legislative history research is cumbersome and time consuming.  The Brooklyn Law School Library licenses…
  • Oct 12

    Your Librarians On the Go, To Keep You In the Know

    Your Librarians On the Go, To Keep You In the Know
    The librarians on the BLS Library staff are members of several professional organizations that meet annually for professional development, information sharing, networking, etc.  The most important aspect of these meetings is to learn…
  • Sep 29

    Sixth Annual Research Fair Recap

    Sixth Annual Research Fair Recap
    BLS Library held its 6th Annual Research Fair yesterday, September 28, 2017. Representatives from Bloomberg Law, EBSCO, Lexis Digital Library, Lexis, Westlaw, and Wolters Kluwer were on hand to showcase their databases. Library Director Janet…
Rank this Week: 945

Law Library Blog

Law Library Blog

From the University of British Columbia Law Library.

http://law.library.ubc.ca/category/blog/
  • Oct 16

    New Books at the Law Library – October 16, 2017

    New Books at the Law Library – October 16, 2017
    LAW LIBRARY reference room (level 2): KE1345 .Y34 2018 Robert Yalden et al., Business Organizations: Practice, Theory and Emerging Challenges, 2d ed. (Toronto: Emond, 2018).
  • Oct 10

    New Books at the Law Library – October 10, 2017

    New Books at the Law Library – October 10, 2017
    LAW LIBRARY level 3: HV6773.15.C56 P67 2017 Claudiu Popa, The Canadian Cyberfraud Handbook: A Professional Reference: How to Keep Up with the Evolution of Deceptive Practices and Reduce the Erosion of Online Trust (Toronto Thomson Reuters…
  • Oct 2

    New Books at the Law Library – October 2, 2017

    New Books at the Law Library – October 2, 2017
    LAW LIBRARY level 3: DA965.H44 B76 2017 Eugene Broderick, John Hearne: Architect of the 1937 Constitution of Ireland (Newbridge: Irish Academic Press, 2017). LAW LIBRARY level 3: K4475 .C63 2017 Arthur J. Cockfield & David S. Kerzner,…
Rank this Week: 3701

Legal Research is EASY

Legal Research is EASY

Covers basic legal research. By Bret Christensen.

http://legalresearchiseasy.blogspot.com/
  • Oct 16

    Magic Mirror

    Magic Mirror
    Many moons ago when I was young(er), I loved to watch Romper Room.  OK, I liked to watch Wonderrama, too, and I just knew I could win those great prizes if only my folks would take me to be on the show.  Never happened.…
  • Oct 9

    Watch out, Lara Croft!

    Watch out, Lara Croft!
    Have you ever been sitting in your cubicle and thought that there has to be more to life than just sitting here in my cubicle?  Have you ever wondered how Indiana Jones or Lara Croft got their start as archaeologists (or tomb raiders, as…
  • Oct 2

    Word of the Month for October 2017: Novelty

    Word of the Month for October 2017: Novelty
    Picture it.  You've been dreaming of a contraption for years and having just received a B.S. degree in engineering, you finally understand that that contraption is a new mousetrap.  A mousetrap? Really!?! Well, some people dream of…
Rank this Week: 3527

Moritz Legal Information Blog

Moritz Legal Information Blog

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

http://moritzlegalinformation.blogspot.com/
  • Oct 16

    Cheetah: New Wolters Kluwer Legal Research Platform

    Cheetah: New Wolters Kluwer Legal Research Platform
    <!--[if gte mso 9]> <![endif]-->The Moritz Law Library now provides online access to cybersecurity and privacy materials on Cheetah, the new legal research platform from Wolters Kluwer. In addition to Wolters Kluwer and…
  • Oct 9

    Career Resources at the Moritz Law Library

    Career Resources at the Moritz Law Library
    Take advantage of the career resources and materials at the Moritz Law Library to gain insight on how to find and land the law job of your dreams. The Moritz Law Library’s Career Resources Guide will direct you to websites, journals, and…
  • Oct 2

    Online and Print Study Aids at the Moritz Law Library

    Online and Print Study Aids at the Moritz Law Library
    <!--[if gte mso 9]> <![endif]-->The Moritz Law Library now provides online access to Wolters Kluwer Study Aids in ebook format. Moritz law students can now consult the hundreds of study aids in this collection, which…
Rank this Week: 1056

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/
  • Oct 14

    The Rise of Legal Operation

    The Rise of Legal Operation
    One of my old jokes I used to use arose out of lawyer questions about "AFAs." Lawyers would ask, How can you tell if an AFA will be successful? My answer: I have caller ID. The point being that success came with lawyers willing to focus on…
  • Oct 13

    Being a lawyer and sharing on social media

    Being a lawyer and sharing on social media
    Sharing, clothes and looking the part of a lawyer by @Lihsa I love social media. It’s a fascinating look into the minds of 2 billion people. Admittedly, it can, at times, get pretty ugly in there. But then there are places of…
  • Oct 9

    Give Me Some Change

    Give Me Some Change
    Photo by Danielle MacInnes  Of late, Casey has been posting some excellent material on the high BS factor of law firm marketing. This plus an event I participated in on Friday in NY spurred me on to write a post. However, don't…
Rank this Week: 4080

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/
  • Oct 13

    Database Spotlight: PLI Plu

    Database Spotlight: PLI Plu
    Hello BC Law!  A recent reference question about forms inspires this post highlighting the Practising Law Institute (PLI).  You can find the PLI Plus platform through our A-Z Database List, linked from the library homepage. …
  • Oct 4

    Highlighting International Research

    Highlighting International Research
    Boston College Law Library's International Research Fair today focused attention on the Library's wide-ranging resources for international law research. Resources in the area of international tax, immigration, human rights, business and…
  • Oct 2

    Exciting tax programs during Fall 2017 at…

    Exciting tax programs during Fall 2017 at Boston College Law School:Tax Policy Collaborative - Ruth Mason (UVA) speaks on October 10;Regulations and Markets Workshop - Check the details for the next workshop scheduled for October 17 with…
Rank this Week: 3726

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: 819

ZiefBrief

ZiefBrief

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

http://ziefbrief.typepad.com/ziefbrief/
  • Oct 13

    Zief Library Closure Notice: Closed October 13 through October 15

    Zief Library Closure Notice: Closed October 13 through October 15
    Zief Library will be closed from October 13 to October 15. As of today, we plan to reopen at our usual time on October 16. University leadership announced on October 12 that all classes and events at USF are canceled...
  • Aug 28

    Subject Listing of Law Library of Congress Research Guide

    Subject Listing of Law Library of Congress Research Guide
    The Law Library of Congress blog, In Custodia Legis, has been operating for seven years (congratulations!). This post contains a helpful A-Z subject listing of all of the research guides published since In Custodia Legis began posting. Check…
  • Aug 21

    Using PowerNotes to Keep Research Organized

    Using PowerNotes to Keep Research Organized
    Organizing legal research can be challenging, particularly when you're gathering sources from web pages, Lexis, Westlaw, HeinOnline, and a host of other legal research sources. PowerNotes is a new online research tool designed to make legal…
Rank this Week: 370

The Blackacre Times

The Blackacre Times

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

http://theblackacretimes.com/
  • Oct 13

    Library Puzzle

    Library Puzzle
    In case you missed the puzzles being assembled at the library circulation desk: the Harley-Davidson is complete, the Harry Potter is under way, and the Pollock has been moved out of sight (due to deflating puzzle morale).  Filed under:…
  • Sep 27

    Outlining 101

    Outlining 101
    Worried about outlines? What are they? Should you write your own or use someone else’s? When should you start putting one together? The whole thing can seem overwhelming, but with just a few tips, you’ll be an outlining pro.…
  • Sep 25

    Let’s Get Clinical – experiential learning is an ABA requirement

    Let’s Get Clinical – experiential learning is an ABA requirement
    By Colleen Hampton It is that time of year, folks: time to consider experiential learning opportunities. The deadline for Spring 2018 Clinic and Externship opportunities is September 27th.  And if you started school in 2016 you are…
Rank this Week: 2943

TSLL TechScans

TSLL TechScans

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

http://tslltechscans.blogspot.com/
  • Oct 12

    OCLC supports changing FAST terminology but says LCSH must take the lead

    OCLC supports changing FAST terminology but says LCSH must take the lead
    In Andrew Pace's OCLC Next post dated 14 September 2017, he addresses the discussion around changing the term "Illegal Aliens" in OCLC's Faceted Access to Subject Terminology (FAST). Pace is the Executive Director, Technical Research at…
  • Oct 10

    eBooks in the Law Library

    eBooks in the Law Library
    A recent article in Inside Higher Ed asked if medical schools still need books. The question of the role of eBooks in all types of libraries has been batted around in some form or another since the advent of eBooks. While the Inside…
  • Oct 5

    Disaster Resources for Cultural Heritage

    Disaster Resources for Cultural Heritage
    The fall brings us hurricane season and extended drought conditions have led to what feels like a never-ending wildfire season. But this year has brought us more than the natural disasters that we "expect." Earthquakes and flooding have also…
Rank this Week: 3795

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/
  • 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…
  • 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: 3713

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: 1025

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
Rank this Week: 4018

Lex Scripta

Lex Scripta

From the Dallas Association of Law Librarians.

http://dallnet.blogspot.com/
  • Oct 11

    All Things Texas!

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

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

    It's Not Just Legal Research -- Check Alerts &amp; Analytics Too!
    Numerous articles have been written lately about the differences in relevant results pulled back in various legal research databases (e.g. Robert Ambrogi's recent article and Susan Mart's research that really kicked off this…
  • Jun 30

    Big Change on Congress.gov. Now the default search operator is AND instead of OR

    Big Change on Congress.gov. Now the default search operator is AND instead of OR
    June 26, 2017 is the date it all changed.Your search results may be more relevant on the Congress.gov website because the space between two search terms now uses the AND operator instead of the OR operator.Before June 26, 2017 the space…
Rank this Week: 1066