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15 Feb 2011, 8:59 am by Laura Orr
1) Washington State has some excellent county law libraries.2) Mary Whisner, University of Washington Law School librarian, keeps a list of Washington State Law Blogs up to date.3) California Legal Research Guide: Locating the Law: A Handbook for Non-Law Librarians (fifth ed., 2009). [read post]
11 Feb 2011, 10:25 am by Paul George
 A recent article by a fellow law librarian, Mary Whisner at the Marian Gould Gallagher Law Library, University of Washington School of Law, points out some interesting and noteworthy facts, about the importance of city and county ordinances. [read post]
26 Jan 2011, 11:31 am by Peggy Jarrett
LexisNexis Academic does not have the USCS popular name tables, but try a search like this: “short title w/30 endangered species.And if you are interested in how statutes get their names (popular and otherwise), check out Mary Whisner’s article, What's in a Statute Name? [read post]
1 Nov 2010, 3:10 pm by Mary Whisner
Code, The Hill's Congress Blog, Sept. 28, 2010.For more (if you think the inner workings of codification are as interesting as I do), see my short article: Mary Whisner, The United States Code, Prima Facie Evidence, and Positive Law, 101 Law Libr. [read post]
19 Aug 2010, 11:40 am by Jennifer Stephens
When my copy of Law Library Journal arrives, the first thing I do is turn to Mary Whisner's "Practicing Reference" column. [read post]
17 Aug 2010, 12:20 pm by Mary Whisner
J. 497 (2010), by reference librarian Mary Whisner. [read post]
9 Mar 2010, 9:09 am by David
Mary Whisner, Reference Librarian from University of Washington Law Library, who is constantly providing excellent resource lists, has  put together a  list of Tribal Court decisions websites. [read post]
20 Jul 2009, 7:54 pm
Washington appellate courts are starting to put briefs on the Web, Mary Whisner reports on her blog, Trial Ad (and other) Notes. [read post]
15 Jul 2009, 10:40 am
(discussion) Mary Whisner moderates; Chris Mitchell of Blackwell and David Williamson of LC speak. [read post]
8 Jun 2009, 3:43 pm
New on SSRN: "Mattress Tags and Pillow Cases" by Mary Whisner (U. of Washington), 101 Law Lib. [read post]
3 Jun 2009, 10:48 am
Mary Whisner, Mattress Tags and Pillow Cases, 101 Law Library J. 235 (2009) An engaging and pleasantly short piece about mattress and pillow regulation, its benefits and costs for manufactures and consumers, and why anyone would bother to make a rule about tearing the tag off a mattress. [read post]
31 May 2009, 2:38 am
You have to love law librarians and others who go where others fear to tread (e.g. the journalist who forced open some MP (Member of Parliament) records about their taxpayer funded expenditures).Mary Whisner, at the Gallagher Law Library, University of Washington, has posted a link to her article about the Law Behind the Mattress Tags (101 Law Libr. [read post]
19 May 2009, 1:11 pm
Mary Whisner’s Trial Ad (and other) Notes is listed here, too. [read post]
29 Apr 2009, 11:58 am
You've seen tags on mattresses - here's your chance to find out all of the retrospective mysteries relating to them, courtesy of Mary Whisner, Reference Librarian at the Marian Gould Gallagher Law Library at the University of Washington. [read post]
11 Mar 2009, 3:20 pm
Mary Whisner, over at  Trial Ad Notes recently noted a new blog  writing about the Washington Supreme Court. [read post]
24 Feb 2009, 1:35 am
For other examples of judges criticizing lawyers (generally with less hyperbole and fewer cheap shots), see Mary Whisner, When Judges Scold Lawyers, 96 Law Libr. [read post]
21 Feb 2009, 5:06 pm
Mary Whisner, University of Washington School of Law, has posted Dictionaries Make Strange Bedfellows, which originally appeared in Language and the Law: Proceedings of a Conference, ed. [read post]
10 Feb 2009, 2:58 pm
Just after mentioning Mary Whisner's essay on judicial scolding in yesterday's post, I found an excellent contemporary example of a judge issuing a stern warning about inept legal research. [read post]
9 Feb 2009, 2:38 pm
  For some entertaining quotes from judges who expose such shoddy research practices by attorneys, check out Mary Whisner's great article, "When Judges Scold Lawyers. [read post]
13 Nov 2008, 5:33 pm
.; 2008 Practicing Reference Thoughts for Librarians and Legal Researchers By: Mary Whisner "Author and reference librarian Mary Whisner offers a collection of her most popular essays, originally published in her "Practicing Reference" column in the Law Library Journal between 1999 and 2005. [read post]