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beSpacific

beSpacific

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

http://www.bespacific.com/
  • Nov 21

    The Many Faces of Digital Visitors and Residents: Facets of Online Engagement

    The Many Faces of Digital Visitors and Residents: Facets of Online Engagement
    Connaway, Lynn Silipigni, Vanessa Kitzie, Erin M. Hood and William Harvey. 2017. The Many Faces of Digital Visitors & Residents: Facets of Online Engagement. With contributions from Allison Benedetti, Agustí Canals, Liliana…
  • Nov 21

    AALL – Budgets, Staffing for Law Libraries on the Rise

    AALL – Budgets, Staffing for Law Libraries on the Rise
    AALL news release: ” Law library information budgets and full-time law library staff are both increasing, according to the AALL Biennial Salary Survey & Organizational Characteristics study  (purchase req’d) conducted by…
  • Nov 21

    Cybersecurity: Cybercrime and National Security Authoritative Reports and Resource

    Cybersecurity: Cybercrime and National Security Authoritative Reports and Resource
    CRS Reports & Analysis – Cybersecurity: Cybercrime and National Security Authoritative Reports and Resources. November 14, 2017 (R44408): “As online attacks grow in volume and sophistication, the United States is expanding its…
Rank this Week: 20

The Goodson Blogson

The Goodson Blogson

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

http://dukelawref.blogspot.com/
  • Nov 21

    Federal Tax Guide Updated

    Federal Tax Guide Updated
    The Goodson Law Library's research guide to Federal Tax law has recently been updated. Tax is a complex area of the law, with frequent changes and unique sources. For new researchers, it may be beneficial to begin with one of the research…
  • Nov 14

    Financial Times Group Subscription for Law Community

    Financial Times Group Subscription for Law Community
    The Goodson Law Library has created a group subscription to Financial Times (FT.com) for the Law School. Current Law students, faculty, and staff may use their Duke Law email address to register for an account, which will allow access to the…
  • Nov 9

    The Art of Diplomacy

    The Art of Diplomacy
    The Goodson Law Library recently received the centenary 7th edition of Satow's Diplomatic Practice, a classic text on diplomacy first published in 1917. (The original edition, then called Guide to Diplomatic Practice by Ernest Satow, can be…
Rank this Week: 527

BLS Library Blog

BLS Library Blog

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

http://www.blslibrary.com/
  • Nov 21

    New York as Sanctuary City

    New York as Sanctuary City
    Earlier this year, the NYC Council passed legislation, Introduction 1568-2017, a bill to prohibit City agencies from partnering with the U.S. Department of Homeland Security to enforce federal immigration laws. The bill would prohibit the use…
  • Nov 15

    Thanksgiving Holiday Hour

    Thanksgiving Holiday Hour
          The BLS Library Thanksgiving Holiday Schedule Wednesday, November 22:…
  • Nov 10

    Beware the Bootleg Bluebook

    Beware the Bootleg Bluebook
    Richard Posner doesn’t like the Bluebook. He has railed against it for years, devoting entire articles in the University of Chicago Law Review (1986) and the Yale Law Journal (2011) to the horrors of what he deems an ever-growing…
Rank this Week: 394

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/
  • Nov 21

    Trustee

    Trustee
    Do you feel passionately about access to justice? Could you shape future strategy for public legal education and help us to achieve our mission? Public legal education enables the public to understand the law. Increasingly, it is being…
  • Nov 21

    Treasurer

    Treasurer
    Do you feel passionately about access to justice? Could you shape future strategy for public legal education and help us to achieve our mission? Public legal education enables the public to understand the law. Increasingly, it is being…
  • Nov 21

    New Acts – legislation.gov.uk

    New Acts – legislation.gov.uk
    Air Travel Organisers’ Licensing Act 2017 Finance (No. 2) Act 2017 Northern Ireland Budget Act 2017 Source: www.legislation.gov.uk
Rank this Week: 5

Gallagher Blogs

Gallagher Blogs

Features library news and legal research tips. From the Marian Gould Gallagher Law Library of the University of Washington School of Law.

http://gallagherlawlibrary.blogspot.com/
  • Nov 21

    Native American Heritage Month

    Native American Heritage Month
    How are you marking Native American Heritage Month this November? This site brings together material from the Library of Congress, National Archives and Records Administration, National Endowment for the Humanities, National…
  • Nov 17

    Upcoming Library Holiday Hour

    Upcoming Library Holiday Hour
    The Reference Office is closed all day on Wednesday, November 22. The law library will be open until 3:00 PM that day.The library will then be closed to the public from 3:00 PM on Wednesday until 8:00 AM on Monday, November 27. You can find…
  • Nov 6

    Happy Birthday to John Philip Sousa

    Happy Birthday to John Philip Sousa
    John Philip Sousa was an internationally famous composer and conductor. He also was a copyright activist and was one of the founding members of ASCAP, along with Irving Berlin, James Weldon Johnson, and Victor Herbert. In honor of his…
Rank this Week: 372

Slaw

Slaw

A Canadian cooperative weblog on all things legal.

http://www.slaw.ca
  • Nov 21

    Protection From Age Discrimination in Alberta

    Protection From Age Discrimination in Alberta
    Last week the Alberta Human Rights Amendment Act, 2017 passed 3rd reading. On Royal Assent it will change the law so that as of January 1, 2018, age is a protected ground of discrimination relating to goods, services, accommodation or…
  • Nov 21

    Tips Tuesday

    Tips Tuesday
    Here are excerpts from the most recent tips on SlawTips, the site that each week offers up useful advice, short and to the point, on research, writing, and practice. Practice Articling Students and Young Lawyers: Get a Mentor Ian Hu I was…
  • Nov 21

    The Millennial Influence

    The Millennial Influence
    The access to justice discourse is increasingly focused on modernization. This involves drawing on technology as well as new methods to guide the development of justice system improvements. The user experience (UX) figures prominently in…
Rank this Week: 146

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
  • Nov 21

    Spark a Lifelong Adventure of Learning: Your Gift Makes a Difference!

    Spark a Lifelong Adventure of Learning: Your Gift Makes a Difference!
    The following is reposted from the Library of Congress blog. This is a guest post by Sue Siegel, director of development for the Library. The Library is one of the greatest gifts the United States Congress has given to the American people.…
  • Nov 17

    Pic of the Week: The Hamburg Municipal Code of 1497

    Pic of the Week: The Hamburg Municipal Code of 1497
    The Law Library of Congress recently had the good fortune to acquire a manuscript of Hamburgisches Stadtrecht von 1497 (The Hamburg Code of Municipal Law). In October 1497, the Senate of Hamburg decided to revise the Hamburg code of law. It…
  • Nov 16

    The 2017 Kellogg Lecture featured Professor Jeremy Waldron’s Discussion of the Fundamentals of Immigration Law

    The 2017 Kellogg Lecture featured Professor Jeremy Waldron’s Discussion of the Fundamentals of Immigration Law
    On November 1st, the Law Library hosted the latest Kellogg Biennial Lecture. This endowed series of lectures on jurisprudence is made possible through the generosity of Frederic R. and Molly S. Kellogg. This year’s Kellogg…
Rank this Week: 137

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
  • Nov 21

    2018 A Legal Research Odyssey

    2018 A Legal Research Odyssey
    Law Library Journal has accepted my manuscript for 2018 A Legal Research Odyssey: Artificial Intelligence as Disruptor. The abstract:Cognitive computing is revolutionizing finance through the ability to combine structured and…
  • Nov 9

    Training Lawyers for the Algorithmic Society

    Training Lawyers for the Algorithmic Society
    After delving deeper into how AI will affect legal research, it's natural to develop a healthy fear about what is being dubbed the "Algorithmic Society." In the Algorithmic Society, we will continue to increasingly rely on algorithms to…
  • Nov 3

    Law Librarians Practicing Gratitude

    Law Librarians Practicing Gratitude
    Warning: Personal Post AlertThis blog started in 2013. I was 3 years into my career as a law librarian. Throughout that time, the public has been privy to an evolution. As with any career, the things I struggled with at year 3 are much…
Rank this Week: 2694

The Reporter

The Reporter

Covers legal research. By the Texas Tech Law Library.

https://texastechlawlibrary.wordpress.com
Rank this Week: 441

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/
  • 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,…
  • Oct 19

    Law Library: News & Events: Book Talk—Santillana Codes: the Civil Codes of Tunisia, Morocco, and Mauritania

    Law Library: News & Events: Book Talk—Santillana Codes: the Civil Codes of Tunisia, Morocco, and Mauritania
    The Law Library of Congress in collaboration with the Friends of the Law Library of Congress, Embassy of Tunisia and the Library's African and Middle Eastern Division invite you to a book talk on the Santillana Codes. The event will feature…
Rank this Week: 454

Jenkins Law Library Blog

Jenkins Law Library Blog

Covers technology and legal research.

https://www.jenkinslaw.org/blog
  • Nov 21

    Pennsylvania Forms: Dunlap-Hanna and More!

    Pennsylvania Forms: Dunlap-Hanna and More!
    Dunlap-Hanna Pennsylvania Forms is a classic Pennsylvania form set that has been used by attorneys for over 150 years. The table of contents reveals thorough coverage of a variety of legal subjects. There are forms related to real property,…
  • Nov 20

    U.S. Immigration Law Under the Trump Administration; Survival tactics in a world of chaos, PBI

    U.S. Immigration Law Under the Trump Administration; Survival tactics in a world of chaos, PBI
      The general practitioner has always had to know enough about immigration law to responsibly address client needs and ensure proper representation is provided, particularly because immigration law overlaps with so many other…
  • Nov 20

    Handbook on Global Social Media Law for Business Lawyers, John J. Isaza and Valerie Surgenor, Editor

    Handbook on Global Social Media Law for Business Lawyers, John J. Isaza and Valerie Surgenor, Editor
      This handbook deals with social media laws and related governance principally in the United States (including a separate chapter on records management within the context of social media), while providing the reader with ample…
Rank this Week: 541

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
  • Nov 21

    Law Library Cornucopia

    Law Library Cornucopia
    This is the law library’s first Thanksgiving in our 1525 Senate Street location. Here are a few things for which law library faculty and staff are thankful—some that are specific to our new space, and some that have remained…
  • Nov 17

    Dear @UofSCLawLib

    Dear @UofSCLawLib
    We posted a friendly reminder of our food policy on our Twitter account yesterday. Student Commons: consume food and beverages openly Law Library: no food; beverages in spillproof containers (illustrations feat. Access Services Librarian Andy…
  • Oct 30

    Things that Go Bump

    Things that Go Bump
    Haunted house law is trickier (or treatier?) than you might expect. For instance, while a broker has no duty to disclose that a house is reputed to be haunted, once an owner has reported hauntings of the property in the public media, she is…
Rank this Week: 2284

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: 1011

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/
  • Nov 20

    Toy Drive Drop-Off Box in Library

    Toy Drive Drop-Off Box in Library
    The Entertainment and Sports Law Association is having a toy drive for needy children this holiday season.  The collection box is located at the circulation desk in the law library (pictured). All donations of new, unwrapped toys are…
  • Nov 20

    Professor Geier Publishes Op Ed on Tax Reform

    Professor Geier Publishes Op Ed on Tax Reform
    Professor Deborah Geier’s op ed on tax reform efforts, entitled “Principled Tax Reform,” has been published on the TaxProf Blog. In the article, Professor Geier contrasts the tax reform bill currently under consideration in…
  • Nov 17

    Earplugs Courtesy of CALI in Computer Lab

    Earplugs Courtesy of CALI in Computer Lab
    CALI (Computer Assisted Legal Instruction) has sent us a box of earplugs for student use.  The earplugs are located in the law library’s computer lab. Where can you get access to CALI?  The easiest way is from the law…
Rank this Week: 895

ZiefBrief

ZiefBrief

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

http://ziefbrief.typepad.com/ziefbrief/
  • 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…
  • Nov 9

    Tutorial on using PowerNotes for Legal Research Project

    Tutorial on using PowerNotes for Legal Research Project
    PowerNotes has a short 5-minute YouTube tutorial on using PowerNotes.
  • Oct 31

    Eliminating Distractions While You Study

    Eliminating Distractions While You Study
    We are now a month away from reading period, which means students start putting in some serious studying hours. But if you're distracted by text messages and social media, you're not making the most of your study time. A colleague...
Rank this Week: 1535

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
  • Nov 20

    OPINION – November 20, 2017

    OPINION – November 20, 2017
    State v. J. Koon DA 16-0357 2017 MT 283 Criminal – Issuing Bad Check
  • Nov 17

    OPINION – November 17, 2017

    OPINION – November 17, 2017
    City of Missoula v. J. Williams DA 16-0674 2017 MT 282 Criminal – Municipal Court Appeal
  • Nov 15

    OPINIONS – November 14, 2017

    OPINIONS – November 14, 2017
    Marriage of Miller Polich DA 17-0011 2017 MT 281N Civil – Domestic Relations State v. G. Hansen DA 16-0194 2017 MT 280 Criminal – Sexual Assault Watson v. BNSF DA 17-0229 2017 MT 279 Civil – Negligence Quigley v. Beck DA…
Rank this Week: 21

CS-SIS

CS-SIS

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

http://cssis.org
  • Nov 20

    Cool Tool Spotlight #1: Kris Turner on browser extensions for productivity

    Cool Tool Spotlight #1: Kris Turner on browser extensions for productivity
    Starting today, and continuing over the next several weeks, a different tool presented at the 2017 AALL Annual Meeting Cool Tools Café will be featured with a link to a video demonstration by the presenter. This week’s…
  • Nov 7

    Hadi Amjadi at AALL in Austin: The Last Waltz

    Hadi Amjadi at AALL in Austin: The Last Waltz
    By Hadi Amjadi I am very grateful to CS-SIS for providing me with a grant, which covered the registration cost for the AALL conference in Austin. This is my last year as an AALL member, as I have changed jobs and…Read more…
  • Oct 27

    We Want You… !

    We Want You… !
    In May of this year, AALL President Ron Wheeler charged a special committee to review and update two documents, the Guide to Fair Business Practices for Legal Publishers and the Procurement Toolkit and Code of Best Practices for…
Rank this Week: 3197

Law Library Blog

Law Library Blog

From the University of British Columbia Law Library.

http://law.library.ubc.ca/category/blog/
  • Nov 20

    New Books at the Law Library – November 20, 2017

    New Books at the Law Library – November 20, 2017
    LAW LIBRARY level 3: K840 .C662 2016 Paul B. Miller & Andrew S. Gold, Contract, Status, and Fiduciary Law (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2016). LAW LIBRARY level 3: KE4199 .C3593 2017 Heather MacIvor & Arthur H. Milnes, eds.,…
  • Nov 14

    New Books at the Law Library – November 14, 2017

    New Books at the Law Library – November 14, 2017
    LAW LIBRARY reference room (level 2): KE3805 .S33 2017 Nick J. Scarfo & Marvin A. Zuker, Inspiring the Future : The New Teacher’s Guide to the Law, 2d ed. (Toronto: Thomson Reuters, 2017). LAW LIBRARY level 3: KE8928 .J63 2017…
  • Nov 7

    Law Library Closed Monday, November 13 for Remembrance Day

    Law Library Closed Monday, November 13 for Remembrance Day
Rank this Week: 3180

Yale Law Library - News and Events

Yale Law Library - News and Events

Covers library acquisitions, book talks, and administrative news.

http://library.law.yale.edu/news
  • Nov 20

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

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

    Book Talk: Islam, An American Religion

    Book Talk: Islam, An American Religion
    Please join the Lillian Goldman Law Library and the Middle Eastern and North African Law Students Association for a Book Talk with Nadia Marzouki on her latest book, Islam, An American Religion.  Commentary provided by Samuel Moyn. The…
  • Nov 14

    Last week for "Law's Picture Books" at the Grolier Club

    Last week for "Law's Picture Books" at the Grolier Club
    This is the last week to see our landmark exhibition, “Law’s Picture Books: The Yale Law Library Collection,” at the Grolier Club in New York City. It will be on display through Saturday, November 18, at the Grolier…
Rank this Week: 263

Legal Research is EASY

Legal Research is EASY

Covers basic legal research. By Bret Christensen.

http://legalresearchiseasy.blogspot.com/
  • Nov 20

    Just start

    Just start
    I think it was Woody Allen who said, "Eighty percent of success is just showing up."  Good thought since most people who need legal help think they're so unqualified that they can't even help themselves.Take, for example, the lady who…
  • Nov 13

    Honoring G.I. Joe

    Honoring G.I. Joe
    You gotta wonder the timing of some things. Take, for instance, November.  November is the month for Thanksgiving and Veterans and wouldn't you know it but just the other day, I had a young Marine come into our law library seeking…
  • Nov 6

    Word of the Month for November 2017: Qualified Immunity

    Word of the Month for November 2017: Qualified Immunity
    The longer I work in the business of law, the less I am surprised about things. Things like judges who make law on the bench.  Things like politicians who think they're above the law.  Things like police who think the're above the…
Rank this Week: 1013

UB Law Library Blog

UB Law Library Blog

Features news from the UB Law Library.

http://libweb.lib.buffalo.edu/blog/law
  • Nov 20

    Law Library holiday hour

    Law Library holiday hour
    The Law Library will be observing the following schedule for Thanksgiving and Fall Recess, November 22-November 26: Wednesday 11/22:   9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Thursday 11/23 (Thanksgiving):   Closed Friday-Saturday 11/24-11/25:…
  • Oct 20

    Heeeeeeeeeelp! Do you need help with research papers?

    Heeeeeeeeeelp! Do you need help with research papers?
    Now that it is paper writing time, remember that the Law Library reference librarians are available to show you how to do research for seminar and other research papers and projects. We will help you discover the treasure trove of information…
  • Oct 19

    Law & Technology International Writing Competition with a Cash Prize

    Law & Technology International Writing Competition with a Cash Prize
    Justis, a legal database provider in the United Kingdom, is sponsoring a writing competition on Law and Technology. The winning 1,000 word blog-style article will be published in the Justis newsletter and the winner will receive a 2000 pound…
Rank this Week: 3200

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/
  • Nov 20

    852 RARE: Speak, Memory* – Law Student Study Aids, circa 1674

    852 RARE: Speak, Memory* – Law Student Study Aids, circa 1674
    In our occasional series of posts about games in the HLS Library’s Historical & Special Collections, we’ve covered playing cards describing notorious trials and educational flash cards for students of civil law. With exams…
  • Nov 15

    Co-work with Historical & Special Collections on Friday, 11/17!

    Co-work with Historical & Special Collections on Friday, 11/17!
    Interested in learning about archiving your student organization’s records with Historical & Special Collections? Want some suggestions about how to manage your org’s documents in the day-to-day, or just need some time and…
  • Nov 7

    Book Talk: Intisar A. Rabb, Justice and Leadership in Early Islamic Courts, Tue., Nov. 28, at noon

    Book Talk: Intisar A. Rabb, Justice and Leadership in Early Islamic Courts, Tue., Nov. 28, at noon
    The Harvard Law School Library staff invite you to attend a book talk and discussion in celebration of Justice and Leadership in Early Islamic Courts (Harvard University Press, November 2017) edited by Intisar A. Rabb & Abigail Krasner…
Rank this Week: 4186

The Blackacre Times

The Blackacre Times

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

http://theblackacretimes.com/
  • Nov 20

    Preparing for your Final Exam

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

    Holiday Cards For Jacob

    Holiday Cards For Jacob
      Jacob Thompson is a 9 year old boy from Maine.  Three years ago, Jacob was diagnosed with stage 4 neuroblastoma, a type of cancer that has now moved to his head and hip.   As of late October, Jacob’s doctors gave…
  • Oct 30

    Get rid of the distractions and make the most of your study time

    Get rid of the distractions and make the most of your study time
    As we get closer to exams you may be wondering how to make the most of your study time. One of the biggest distractions can be the constant barrage of new text messages, emails, and social media posts. Studies have shown that every time you…
Rank this Week: 3453

Law Librarians

Law Librarians

By Mark Giangrande and Joe Hodnicki.

http://llb2.com/
  • Nov 20

    Cybersecurity reports and resources compiled by CRS

    Cybersecurity reports and resources compiled by CRS
    Much is written on this topic, and Cybersecurity: Cybercrime and National Security Authoritative Reports and Resources (Nov. 14, 2017 R44408) directs the reader to authoritative sources that address many of the most prominent cybersecurity…
  • Nov 17

    Foundations for Evidence-Based Policymaking Act, H.R. 4174, passes House; Incorporates provisions of the OPEN Government Data Act

    Foundations for Evidence-Based Policymaking Act, H.R. 4174, passes House; Incorporates provisions of the OPEN Government Data Act
    The bipartisan supported Foundations for Evidence-Based Policymaking Act, H.R. 4174, passed the House by voice vote on Nov. 15, 2017. Sponsored by Speaker Ryan, the bill incorporates some of the recommendations the White House’s…
  • Nov 17

    Valparaiso School of Law won’t be admitting students next year

    Valparaiso School of Law won’t be admitting students next year
    Earlier this week the public censure given to Valparaiso University School of Law for not being in compliance with admissions standards was removed by the council of the ABA’s Section of Legal Education and Admissions to the Bar. Do…
Rank this Week: 363

University of New Hampshire School…

University of New Hampshire School of Law Library Blog

Provides law library news.

http://library.law.unh.edu/blog
  • Nov 18

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

    New in IP Mall : Web Exlcusive Legislative History Reports of U.S. Design Patents Act and it Amendment
    It is the mission of the IP Mall to offer unique content not avaiable on the open web. The most recent offering is The Legislative History Reports of U.S. Design   Patents Act and it Amendments According to alum Gene Quinn, although the…
  • Sep 25

    IP Librarian Embedded into Public Interest Patent Project

    IP Librarian Embedded into Public Interest Patent Project
    IP Librarian Professor Jon Cavicchi, as the UNH Law patent searching expert, has been embedded for the Fall semsester into the UNH Law ITTI Clinic. The Clinic, with a squad of patent students, is doing a patent landscape analysis of Chagas…
  • Sep 12

    Scholarly Communications Report, Fall 2017

    Scholarly Communications Report, Fall 2017
    A report on scholarly communications at UNHL, including a call for publications, news about the new LawArXiv repository, and an explanation about the differences between publication types typically found in repositories. Call for Scholarly…
Rank this Week: 3396

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/
  • Nov 17

    Fall 2017 Exam Schedule and Library Reference Hour

    Fall 2017 Exam Schedule and Library Reference Hour
    Hello BC Law!  This semester has flown by.  Here's a quick update on the library's hours during the upcoming Thanksgiving break and final exam period.The library will be open regular business hours Monday, November 20th and Tuesday,…
  • Nov 2

    Law Review Companions: An Informational List

    Law Review Companions: An Informational List
    Over the past ten years, online companions to law reviews have grown in number and popularity. Once a niche idea adopted by a handful of law reviews to bridge the gaps between newspaper editorial pages, law blogs, and scholarly journals,…
  • Oct 30

    Oyez, Oyez! Resources for Supreme Court Research

    Oyez, Oyez! Resources for Supreme Court Research
    The U.S. Supreme Court’s 2017 Term began on October 2nd.  The BC Law Library provides a number of resources to keep you informed of issues before the Court and assist with Supreme Court research.  Stay CurrentSubscribe to…
Rank this Week: 313

Un blog pour l'information…

Un blog pour l'information juridique

By Emmanuel Barthe.

http://www.precisement.org/blog/
  • Nov 17

    Les accords d'entreprise en ligne sur Legifrance

    Les accords d'entreprise en ligne sur Legifrance
    Les accords de travail négociés au niveau de l'entreprise n'ont cessé depuis 2004 de prendre de l'importance — voire la prééminence sur les accords nationaux. Particulièrement, récemment,…
  • Nov 2

    Faire sa thèse : ouvrages et sites utile

    Faire sa thèse : ouvrages et sites utile
    1. Toutes matières (ou presque) 1.1. Ouvrages Réussir mémoire, thèse et HDR, 5e éd. par Anne-Sophie Constant, Aldo Lévy, Gualino, 2015, coll. Mémentos LMD, 192 p. Comment écrire sa…
  • Nov 2

    Faire sa thèse de droit : méthodologie et conseil

    Faire sa thèse de droit : méthodologie et conseil
    Ce billet met à jour et augmente un rapide billet que nous avions publié en 2013, intitulé Thèses : ressources pour les doctorants en droit. Comme son prédécesseur, il se limite aux thèses de…
Rank this Week: 3162

Due Process

Due Process

By the Georgetown Law Library.

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

    Library Water Shut Off Overnight on Monday & Tuesday

    Library Water Shut Off Overnight on Monday & Tuesday
    Construction activities related to Capitol Crossing require the city water department to shut off water to the Williams library building from 8:00 p.m.  to 5 a.m. on Monday (11/20) and Tuesday (11/21).   There will be no…
  • Nov 14

    Please do not leave items unattended in the library

    Please do not leave items unattended in the library
    Please note items cannot be left unattended for extended periods of time, or overnight, in unassigned carrels or study spaces in an attempt to retain this space for your future use. Materials left will be removed and held at the Circulation…
  • Nov 10

    Happy Veterans Day

    Happy Veterans Day
    Veterans Day is always November 11th in memory of the end of World War I and was designated a legal holiday in 1938 with 52 Stat. 351. The Department of Veterans Affairs provides a thorough history of Veterans Day. Also, CRS has a fact sheet…
Rank this Week: 1226

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/
  • Nov 17

    A sobering cautionary tale- don't make friends online

    A sobering cautionary tale- don't make friends online
    Wired magazine has just published a horrifying true story titled "How One Woman's Digital Life Was Weaponized Against Her." The woman in question develops an online friendship that goes sour and results in her and everyone in her family being…
  • Nov 13

    There's a bootleg Bluebook out there...

    There's a bootleg Bluebook out there...
    Sharp-eyed librarians at Brooklyn Law School Library have discovered that there are FAKE BLUEBOOKS being distributed by third-party vendors... and the fakes are riddled with errors. It's all very ironic. For the full story, see the Brooklyn…
  • Nov 11

    Judge Rules Canada Can't Make Google Delete Search Results in U.S.

    Judge Rules Canada Can't Make Google Delete Search Results in U.S.
    Slashdot reports that a U.S. District Court judge has blocked a recent decision by the Supreme Court of Canada requiring Google to delete search results globally. The decision marks a significant win for Google in its efforts to prevent any…
Rank this Week: 4010

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: 3960

MoreUs, The Arthur J. Morris Law…

MoreUs, The Arthur J. Morris Law Library Blog

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

http://library.law.virginia.edu/ajm-blog
  • Nov 17

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

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

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

    End of Semester To-Do List: #1 – Study Break
    What do you need to get your end-of-semester reading, outlining, and research papers done? “Quiet,” “books and databases,” “study space,” “research expertise,” “massage…
  • Sep 6

    Our Annual Art Show, “We The People”

    Our Annual Art Show, “We The People”
    On Thursday night, the Law Library will hold a reception to express gratitude to the sixteen photographers whose work comprises this year’s art show, “We The People.” Curated by Stacey Evans, the exhibit features works from…
Rank this Week: 3905

TSLL TechScans

TSLL TechScans

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

http://tslltechscans.blogspot.com/
  • Nov 17

    NASIG updates strategic plan

    NASIG updates strategic plan
    NASIG, formerly the North American Serials Interest Group, recently announced availability of the NASIG Strategic Plan 2017-2011. This new strategic plan reflects NASIG's evolution from an organization primarily focused on serials management…
  • Nov 15

    NISO “Understanding Metadata” Primer

    NISO “Understanding Metadata” Primer
    In a press release on January 18, 2017, the National Information Standards Organization (NISO) announced the release of Understanding Metadata, an update to NISO’s 2004 publication on the topic. The current release is the second…
  • Nov 14

    eBooks in the Law Library - Part 2

    eBooks in the Law Library - Part 2
    Law and Technology Resources for Legal Professionals, LLRX, continues its look at the current state of eBooks in law libraries. The second of their three-part series offers a great summary of the various pricing models that may be…
Rank this Week: 3165

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/
  • Nov 16

    My top 10 podcast

    My top 10 podcast
    Mysteries, the law and movies: podcasts for everyone by @Lihsa A quick post: I'm not feeling very well--Houston allergies. Fun fact: if you move to Houston, you will develop allergies within 2 years of moving here. Because it is abnormally…
  • Nov 9

    Things I would tell my younger lawyer self

    Things I would tell my younger lawyer self
    Advice to new lawyers by @Lihsa Dream big “When you shoot for the stars, you will land on the moon.” My grandfather taught me this. He was a high school principal who talked me out of teaching. Instead, I listed my dreams and…
  • Nov 5

    Law Firm BS - Tier 2 (Chihuahuas, Muffins, ROSS, LTC4)

    Law Firm BS - Tier 2 (Chihuahuas, Muffins, ROSS, LTC4)
    "Every time you call something a 'robot lawyer', God turns a chihuahua into a muffin." - Ed Walters at the 2017 COLPM Futures Conference As CEO of Fastcase, Ed Walters is a true leader in the application of AI to the legal market. He…
Rank this Week: 830

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/
  • Nov 16

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

    NILL added new content to the Indian Law Bulletins on 11/16
    News Bulletinhttp://www.narf.org/nill/bulletins/news/currentnews.htmlIn the Health & Welfare section, we feature a few articles highlighting the findings in a new survey: "Discrimination in America: Experiences and Views of Native…
  • Nov 9

    NILL added new content to the Indian Law Bulletins on 11/9

    NILL added new content to the Indian Law Bulletins on 11/9
    Secretary Tahsuda with Kiowa Black Leggings Warrior Society. Photo: U.S. DOINews Bulletinhttp://www.narf.org/nill/bulletins/news/currentnews.htmlIn the Land & Water section, we feature an article about the Trump administration delaying…
  • Nov 2

    NILL added new content to the Indian Law Bulletins on 11/2

    NILL added new content to the Indian Law Bulletins on 11/2
    U.S. Supreme Court Bulletin http://www.narf.org/nill/bulletins/sct/2017-2018update.htmlPetition was denied in S.S. v. Colorado River Indian Tribes (Indian Child Welfare Act) on 10/30/17.Read the latest Tribal Supreme Court Project update…
Rank this Week: 3917

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
  • 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…
  • Nov 9

    Legal Research Reports: State Anti-conversion Laws in India

    Legal Research Reports: State Anti-conversion Laws in India
    The Law Library of Congress is proud to present the report, State Anti-conversion Laws in India.  India’s Freedom of Religion Acts or “anti-conversion” laws are state-level statutes that have been enacted to…
  • Nov 2

    Legal Research Reports: Russia: Decriminalization of Domestic Violence

    Legal Research Reports: Russia: Decriminalization of Domestic Violence
    The Law Library of Congress is proud to present the report, Russia: Decriminalization of Domestic Violence.  Russia decriminalized nonaggravated battery in July of 2016 and made it an administrative offense punishable by a fine or…
Rank this Week: 4317

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
  • Nov 16

    Colloquia/Workshop

    Colloquia/Workshop
    University of Michigan School of Law Jonathan Weinberg, Professor of Law, Wayne State University Law, presents today as part of the Intellectual Property Workshop. University of Wisconsin Law School Thierry...
  • Nov 15

    Colloquia/Workshop

    Colloquia/Workshop
    Emory University School of Law Jeff Gordan, Richard Paul Richman Professor of Law, Columbia Law School, presents today his paper entitled: Convergence and Persistence in Corporate Law and Governance. Abstract available here.…
  • Nov 14

    Colloquia/Workshop

    Colloquia/Workshop
    New York Law School Stacy-Ann Elvy, Associate Professor of Law,  New York Law School, presents today as part of the Tuesday Faculty Workshop Series. Boston College Law School Cary Martin Shelby, Professor of...
Rank this Week: 36

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
  • Nov 15

    Osgoode Digital Commons: Readership Snapshot

    Osgoode Digital Commons: Readership Snapshot
    October 2017 Last month, Osgoode Digital Commons had 53,573 full-text downloads and 128 new submissions were posted, bringing the total works in the repository to 16,774. Osgoode Hall Law School of York University scholarship was read by…
  • 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…
Rank this Week: 464

ThomChat

ThomChat

Thomas Jefferson School of Law Library Blog

http://tjsllibrary.wordpress.com
  • 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…
  • Apr 27

    Law Day 2017

    Law Day 2017
    The library will celebrate Law Day on Monday, May 1, 2017. Please stop by the 4th Floor circulation desk for some cake and coffee at 2:30 p.m. while you peruse the Law Day book display! As part of Law Day, … Continue reading →
Rank this Week: 506

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
  • Nov 14

    Last week for "Law's Picture Books" at the Grolier Club

    Last week for "Law's Picture Books" at the Grolier Club
    This is the last week to see our landmark exhibition, “Law’s Picture Books: The Yale Law Library Collection,” at the Grolier Club in New York City. It will be on display through Saturday, November 18, at the Grolier…
  • Oct 27

    Exhibit talk: What Can We Learn from Law’s Picture Books?

    Exhibit talk: What Can We Learn from Law’s Picture Books?
    Visual Culture and Legal Norms: What Can We Learn from Law’s Picture Books? Wednesday, November 8, 2017 12:00 - 1:30pm Room 127, Sterling Law Building
  • Oct 27

    Exhibit talk: What Can We Learn from Law’s Picture Books?

    Exhibit talk: What Can We Learn from Law’s Picture Books?
    Visual Culture and Legal Norms: What Can We Learn from Law’s Picture Books? Wednesday, November 8, 2017 12:00 - 1:30pm Room 127, Sterling Law Building
Rank this Week: 4407

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: 4076

Lex Scripta

Lex Scripta

From the Dallas Association of Law Librarians.

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

    The Texas Supreme Court Discusses the Perils of Relying on Wikipedia

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

    All Things Texas!

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

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

    It's Not Just Legal Research -- Check Alerts & Analytics Too!
    Numerous articles have been written lately about the differences in relevant results pulled back in various legal research databases (e.g. Robert Ambrogi's recent article and Susan Mart's research that really kicked off this…
Rank this Week: 1457

Library Boy

Library Boy

Features legal research news. By Michel-Adrien Sheppard.

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

    Library Boy on Hiatus for a Month

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

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

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

    Library Success Wiki to End in 2018

    Library Success Wiki to End in 2018
    Librarian Meredith Farkas, who writes the blog Information Wants To Be Free, developed the  collaborative site or wiki known as the Library Success wiki back in 2005. It had been created to be "a one-stop shop for great ideas and…
Rank this Week: 492

New Jersey Law Librarians…

New Jersey Law Librarians Association (NJLLA)

Features New Jersey law library news.

http://njlla.org/blog/
  • 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…
  • Oct 18

    SLA Event: “Explore the Internet of Things” with Speaker Projit Aon from Verizon

    SLA Event: “Explore the Internet of Things” with Speaker Projit Aon from Verizon
    Special Libraries Association Princeton-Trenton Chapter AND New Jersey Chapter “Explore the Internet of Things” Speaker: Projit Aon Senior Manager of Product Management & Development In Verizon’s Global Product and…
  • Oct 13

    November Meeting: “Newark — Legal Capital of the State” by Robert Steinbaum, Esq.

    November Meeting: “Newark — Legal Capital of the State” by Robert Steinbaum, Esq.
    November  2017  Meeting Newark—Legal Capital of the State Robert Steinbaum, Esq. Trenton may be New Jersey’s official state capital, but Newark, where many of our members work, is the de facto legal capital of the…
Rank this Week: 4631

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/
  • 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…
  • Sep 12

    Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) LibGuide

    Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) LibGuide
    In light of recent events, Ross-Blakley Law Library librarians Tara Mospan and Leslie A. Pardo created a Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) LibGuide. The guide has sections on the history of DACA, recent DACA developments, a…
  • Aug 16

    Free West Academic Study Aids Subscription

    Free West Academic Study Aids Subscription
    The Law Library provides ASU Law students with free access to over 500 study aids/course supplements through the West Academic Study Aids Subscription. 24/7 access – you can access the study aids anytime online Full-content searching…
Rank this Week: 4613

Oregon Legal Research

Oregon Legal Research

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

http://blog.oregonlegalresearch.com/
  • Nov 8

    UPL and Oregon’s New Public Law Library Employee

    UPL and Oregon’s New Public Law Library Employee
    New public law librarians (MLS & MLS/JD) and new public law library employees usually have to tackle questions of Unauthorized Practice of Law (UPL) and the dreaded “Forms” questions very early in their employment (or careers,…
  • Oct 24

    How to Find Oregon Senatorial District Demographics by County Population? Statistical Atlas!

    How to Find Oregon Senatorial District Demographics by County Population? Statistical Atlas!
    The MULTNOMAH COUNTY HOME RULE CHARTER [Amendments Approved November 8, 2016], states: “12.40. Appointment of Committee Members. The charter review committee shall be composed as follows: Continue reading →
  • Aug 10

    Free Access to Nolo Legal Self-Help Publications for ALL Oregonians (Fastcase, too)

    Free Access to Nolo Legal Self-Help Publications for ALL Oregonians (Fastcase, too)
    Your State of Oregon Law Library give you FREE access to NOLO publications and the FASTCASE legal research database: NOLO (aka Nolo Press): “NOLO provides access to full-text legal reference publications written for consumers that allow…
Rank this Week: 1086