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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
  • Sep 22

    The 21st Century Law Library: Focus on Service

    The 21st Century Law Library: Focus on Service
    As we continue to talk about the ABA's watering down of law library standards, as well as the impending squeeze from artificial intelligence, Law Librarian Dan Odenwald reminds us to focus on the fundamental service tenet of our…
  • Sep 19

    Our Changing Role: A Survey of Law Firm Librarian

    Our Changing Role: A Survey of Law Firm Librarian
    As this study indicates, the legal profession is nearly a decade into fundamental, structural change. And perhaps no single role has seen greater impact than the law firm librarian. Budget pressures, shrinking law library footprints, a…
  • Sep 14

    The Dark Side of Open Access Publishing

    The Dark Side of Open Access Publishing
    Normally, I am a staunch advocate for open-access (OA) publishing. See previous blog posts on OA here, here, here, here, and here. But with a recent article in the Chronicle of Higher Education (sub. req'd.), it became clear that advocating…
Rank this Week: 75

Wills, Trusts & Estates Prof…

Wills, Trusts & Estates Prof Blog

By Gerry W. Beyer.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/trusts_estates_prof/
  • Sep 25

    Why It’s So Hard for Americans to Save for Retirement

    Why It’s So Hard for Americans to Save for Retirement
    Ted Benna, considered by many to be the father of the 401(k), is still striving to make it easier for ordinary Americans to save for retirement. Despite numerous retirement options available to the average worker, many reach retirement age…
  • Sep 25

    Jerry Lewis Excludes His Six Sons from His Will

    Jerry Lewis Excludes His Six Sons from His Will
    Jerry Lewis, who passed away in August at age 91, has apparently excluded his six sons and his first wife, Patti Palmer, from inheriting as beneficiaries from his estate. The pertinent portion of the will reads: “I have intentionally…
  • Sep 24

    Alan Thicke’s Widow Scores Court Win Against Sons…for Now

    Alan Thicke’s Widow Scores Court Win Against Sons…for Now
    Tanya Callau, Alan Thicke’s widow, won a brief victory in court over Thicke’s sons, Robin and Brennan. The boys originally alleged that Callau was preparing to challenge the prenuptial agreement she had signed with Thicke, and they…
Rank this Week: 120

The Reporter

The Reporter

Covers legal research. By the Texas Tech Law Library.

https://texastechlawlibrary.wordpress.com
  • Sep 12

    The Study and Practice of Law and Stress—A Modest Law Library Response

    The Study and Practice of Law and Stress—A Modest Law Library Response
    There is no doubt that a strong correlation exists between the study and practice of law and stress. Stress in …Continue reading →
  • Sep 11

    August 2017 Law Faculty Publications & New

    August 2017 Law Faculty Publications & New
    Throughout August 2017, the Law Library received alerts for full-time TTU Law Faculty publications and news. Below is the compilation …Continue reading →
  • Sep 7

    August 2017 New Book

    August 2017 New Book
    In August 2017, the Law Library added the following new titles to the collection to support the research and curricular …Continue reading →
Rank this Week: 151

JOTWELL - The Journal of Things We…

JOTWELL - The Journal of Things We Like (Lots)

Edited by University of Miami School of Law Professor Michael Froomkin, The Journal of Things We Like (Lots)–JOTWELL–invites law professors to join us in filling a telling gap in legal scholarship by creating a space where legal academics will go to identify, celebrate, and discuss the best new legal scholarship.

http://jotwell.com/
  • Sep 25

    Checking the Government’s Deception Through Public Employee Speech

    Checking the Government’s Deception Through Public Employee Speech
    Heidi Kitrosser, The Special Value of Public Employee Speech, 2015 Sup. Ct. Rev. 301 (2016).Helen NortonSuppose the United States elected a president with authoritarian tendencies. Imagine that the president regularly attacked and undermined…
  • Sep 22

    Contracting for the Public Good

    Contracting for the Public Good
    Patience A. Crowder, Impact Transaction: Lawyering for the Public Good through Collective Impact Agreements, 49 Ind. L. Rev. 621 (2016).Eboni NelsonAlthough contracts may not immediately come to mind when one considers measures by which to…
  • Sep 21

    An Empirical Window into Retrospective Review

    An Empirical Window into Retrospective Review
    Wendy Wagner, William West, Thomas McGarity & Lisa Peters, Dynamic Rulemaking, 92 N.Y.U. L. Rev. 183 (2017), available at SSRN.Christopher WalkerRetrospective review remains a hot topic in administrative law. The Administrative Conference…
Rank this Week: 679

Health Law Prof Blog

Health Law Prof Blog

Edited by Katharine Van Tassel, Jennifer S. Bard, Leslie Francis, Nicole Huberfeld, Mary Munson, David Orentlicher, Frank Pasquale, Nicolas P. Terry and Vickie Williams.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/healthlawprof_blog/
  • Nov 13

    KY Governor-Elect Bevin and Health Care Federalism Post-ACA

    KY Governor-Elect Bevin and Health Care Federalism Post-ACA
    Matt Bevin will soon become Kentucky's Republican Governor, which has created consternation regarding his plans for discontinuing Kentucky's successful implementation of the Affordable Care Act (ACA). While on the campaign trail,…
  • Oct 30

    News from the AALS Section on Law, Medicine and Health Care

    News from the AALS Section on Law, Medicine and Health Care
    The AALS Section on Law, Medicine & Health Care has issued a call for nominations for section officers. The Section would like to encourage anyone who is a faculty member at an AALS member school to apply. The Section is...
  • Aug 15

    A Very Special 'The Week in Health Law' Podcast

    A Very Special 'The Week in Health Law' Podcast
    By Nicolas Terry TWIHL presents its first Back to School Special. We asked some wonderful health lawyers what were the compelling additions to this Fall’s health law curriculum. The answers are diverse and fascinating. To hear their…
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Law School Academic Support Blog

Law School Academic Support Blog

Edited by Rebecca Flanagan, Amy Jarmon, Daniel Weddle, Myra Orlen, Alex Ruskell, Bonnie Stepleton and Lisa Young.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/academic_support/
  • Sep 25

    We Are Not in College Anymore

    We Are Not in College Anymore
    We are several weeks into the Fall semester. 1L students are starting to get a little better handle on what law school is all about. If they didn’t know this already, they are starting to realize that law school is...
  • Sep 24

    Lots of Top 10 Awards from the Summer

    Lots of Top 10 Awards from the Summer
    Our Contributing Editors were recognized by Texas Bar Today for a number of Top 10 Awards this summer. You may have missed these posts while you were on vacation, so I want to list them here so you can read...
  • Sep 23

    Director Position at Brooklyn Law School

    Director Position at Brooklyn Law School
    Brooklyn Law School seeks candidates for the Director of its Academic Success Program. The Director will: Enhance learning habits and strategies of entering and returning students, both through classroom and one-on-one instruction; Coordinate…
Rank this Week: 3720

Legal Writing Prof Blog

Legal Writing Prof Blog

Edited by Nancy Soonpaa, Mark E. Wojcik, Judith D. Fischer, Dustin Benham, Lori D. Johnson and Kristen E. Murray.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/legalwriting/
  • Sep 19

    Vermont is Hiring . . . Again!

    Vermont is Hiring . . . Again!
    In addition to an earlier post about a legal writing position at Vermont Law School, the school also has an opening for its Assistant Director of theAcademic Success Program. This is a 12-month faculty position. A full description and…
  • Sep 19

    Loyola-Chicago is Hiring

    Loyola-Chicago is Hiring
    Loyola University Chicago School of Law is hiring for a newly created position: Director of Bar Success and Academic Support. The job posting, which includes a detailed position description, qualifications for the position, and information…
  • Sep 19

    Congratulations to the Central States Legal Writing Conference

    Congratulations to the Central States Legal Writing Conference
    Congratulations to the Central States Legal Writing Conference Planning Committee (Debby McGregor, Cynthia Adams, Jim Dimitri, Allison Martin, and Joel Schumm) and to the host law school Indiana McKinney for a successful regional conference…
Rank this Week: 3718

Nonprofit Law Prof Blog

Nonprofit Law Prof Blog

Covers federal and state laws and cases affecting non-profits. Edited by David A. Brennen, Darryll K. Jones, Johnny Rex Buckles, John D. Colombo, Susan N. Gary, Vaughn E. James, Thomas A. Kelley III, Lloyd H. Mayer, Nancy A. McLaughlin, Nicholas A. Mirkay, Karla W. Simon, Sophie E. Smyth, Alice M. Thomas, Elaine Waterhouse Wilson, and Miranda Perry Fleischer.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/nonprofit/
  • Sep 15

    The DAFs Strike Back

    The DAFs Strike Back
    As the use of donor advised funds grows, so does the legal attention to donor advised funds. All of this attention started in (what seems like forever ago…) 2006, with the passage of the Pension Protection Act. Since that time,...
  • Sep 14

    2017 Guidestar Compensation Report

    2017 Guidestar Compensation Report
    The 2017 Guidestar Compensation report is now available for purchase, although Guidestar does provide a sample of the report here. Summaries highlight two issues: - Nonprofit compensation has gone up over the last year, returning to…
  • Sep 12

    Aprill, "Religious Organizations, Refuge for Undocumented Immigrants, and Tax Exemption"

    Aprill, "Religious Organizations, Refuge for Undocumented Immigrants, and Tax Exemption"
    The abstract from SSRN: The Trump Administration plans for aggressive enforcement of immigration laws have caused many houses of worship and other religious organizations to consider whether their beliefs call upon them to grant refuge or…
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