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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]
8 Aug 2008, 11:42 pm
Another interesting piece — University of Washington Marian Gould Gallagher Law Library reference librarian Mary Whisner — in the latest Law Library Journal issue [vol. 100, no. 3, Summer 2008] is: Unanswerable Questions. [read post]
14 May 2008, 5:06 pm
  Our wise colleague, Mary Whisner, at the University of Washington's Gallagher Law Library, has a helpful essay in the Law Library Journal on Bluebook woes, "The Dreaded  Bluebook," which is a "must read" for anyone who has ever thrown a Bluebook against the wall in sheer frustration. [read post]
18 Apr 2008, 6:25 am
You can find the judge's math in calculating the award at The American Lawyer and reach your own conclusion;Mary Whisner at Trial Ad Notes reports on the first study done on so-called health courts, with the author concluding, "that the modest benefits likely to be produced by the current health court proposal are more than matched by the risks of bias and overreaching that these courts would also present.And Dick Cheney is a romantic. [read post]
8 Apr 2008, 11:13 am
See The Personal Information Trainer, by Stuart Basefsky [] Criminal Law Resources: Fingerprint Evidence Challenges, by Ken Strutin [] The Social Networking Titans: Facebook and MySpace, by Deborah Ginsberg and Meg Kribble [] Update to Choosing Law Librarianship: Thoughts for People Contemplating a Career Move, by Mary Whisner [] Living With the Asus Eee PC, by Conrad J. [read post]
4 Apr 2008, 1:00 am
From the perspective of several decades in the profession, Mary Whisner provides advice and specific data on what new law librarians should know about salaries, career opportunities, job responsibilities and challenges. [read post]
28 Mar 2008, 8:50 pm
  Here's some of it: -- Mary Whisner at Trial Ad Notes (it's now Trial Ad (And Other) Notes, with an expanded focus) discusses a paper on the CSI Effect. [read post]
1 Mar 2008, 2:48 am
It is the Ninth's best primer on the art of divining the holding from a splintered opinion.For Further Reading: Mary Whisner has a useful collection of articles on plurality opinions at her blog, here. [read post]
27 Feb 2008, 6:17 pm
Mary Whisner points out in her Trial Ad (and other) Notes blog that the Federal Bar Association of the Western District of Washington has published a profile of Benjamin Settle, one of the Western District’s newest judges (article starts on page 7). [read post]
1 Feb 2008, 6:05 am
., Journal of American Academy of Orthopedics) (via Mary Whisner);New York's Appellate Division, First Department carves out an excepton to the general rule of granting summary judgment against the second car in a rear-end collission: If the lead car is double-parked, the court won't grant summary judgment even if the driver of the trailingcar falls asleep at the wheel. [read post]
15 Jan 2008, 7:09 am
Oh, and just to make sure I achieve popularity at the party that my own natural charms could never attain for me, here is a list (with links) of the other bloggers expected to attend: Eric Chiappinelli of Cases and Materials on Business Entities; Bill Marler and Suzanne Schreck of the Marler Blog (Bill and I should have plenty to talk about) Larry Munn and Jeffrey Vicq of Vancouver, BC's Canadian Trademark Blog (yes, Vancouver is in Canada, but it is widely considered to be a Seattle suburb)… [read post]
21 Dec 2007, 1:00 pm
Hoeflich Review Articles Keeping Up with New Legal Titles [2007-50] Amy Atchison, Laura Cadra Regular Features Practicing Reference...The Pajama Way of Research [2007-51] Mary Whisner Managing by the Book...Perfecting Negotiation Techniques [2007-52] Jean M. [read post]
21 Sep 2007, 3:46 am
Mary Whisner at the Washington School of Law explains the basis of the dismissal;In the Department of Merck: City and State of New York have sued Vioxx maker Merck alleging fraud. [read post]
17 Sep 2007, 11:19 am
Mary Whisner (Reference Librarian Gallagher Law Library, University of Washington School of Law) also searched for conferences to add to this new category.... [read post]
7 Sep 2007, 7:28 am
:Mary Whisner from Trial AD notes a $5M medical malpractice verdict in a case where the jury disagreed with a report from the state's Department of Health that claimed the doctor's conduct fell within the standard of care. [read post]