Tuesday, April 1, 2014

April 2014

Bureau of Justice Statistics

The mission of the BJS website is to collect, analyze, publish, and disseminate information on crime, criminal offenders, victims of crime, and the operation of justice systems at all levels of government. These data are critical to federal, state, and local policymakers in combating crime and ensuring that justice is both efficient and evenhanded.

Saturday, March 1, 2014

March 2014

The Supreme Court Database

The Supreme Court Database is the definitive source for researchers, students, journalists, and citizens interested in the U.S. Supreme Court. The Database contains over two hundred pieces of information about each case decided by the Court between the 1946 and 2012 terms.

Saturday, February 1, 2014

February 2014

Multilaterals Project

Although the project was initiated to improve public access to environmental agreements, the collection today also includes treaties in the fields of human rights, commerce and trade, laws of war and arms control, and other areas. Most of the texts date from 1945 or later, but the collection also includes historical texts, from the 1648 Treaty of Westphalia to the Covenant of the League of Nations.

Wednesday, January 1, 2014

January 2014

Conflict of Laws .net
This site is officially associated with the Journal of Private International Law (J.Priv.Int.L.) The Journal of Private International Law is the first English-language journal devoted exclusively to Private International Law. It is an important forum for the sharing of information and ideas from legal systems around the world.

Sunday, December 1, 2013

December 2013

Legal Research Plus

This blog is maintained by a number of law librarians from Stanford Law School.  The site provides descriptions and links to legal research resources and news items that might be of interest to legal researchers.

Friday, November 1, 2013

November 2013

Law Deans on Legal Education Blog

This new blog is devoted to legal education from the perspective of law deans.  The intent behind the blog is to provide information, opinions and thoughts about a range of topics and issues related to legal education.

Tuesday, October 1, 2013

October 2013

Texas Redistricting & Election Law
Updates about ongoing redistricting litigation in the Lone Star State and coverage of election law more generally. This website's goal is to try to make sure the redistricting process and litigation over voting law is as transparent and accessible as possible to the public.

Sunday, September 1, 2013

September 2013

Law Review Commons
The Law Review Commons brings together a growing collection of law reviews and legal journals in an easily browsable and searchable format. It contains both current issues and archival content spanning over 100 years. All Law Review Commons publications are made freely available online through their institutions’ bepress Digital Commons repositories.

Thursday, August 1, 2013

August 2013

Brian Leiter's Law School Reports
This regularly updated blog by respected University of Chicago Law Professor and Philosopher Brian Leiter, focuses on legal academia and the business of law schools.  Posts discuss topics as far ranging as law school ranking methodologies to the lateral hiring of law school faculty around the country.

Monday, July 1, 2013

July 2013

Willamette Law Online
Willamette Law Online is committed to providing timely, informative, and accurate case summaries from the courts that shape the law in the Pacific Northwest. Willamette Law Online functions as a notification service, alerting users to legal decisions and trends, and is neither intended to be a comprehensive resource of case law nor a substitute for in-depth legal research.

Saturday, June 1, 2013

June 2013

Zotero
Zotero is a research tool that automatically senses content, allowing you to add it to your personal library with a single click. Whether you're searching for a journal article from JSTOR, a news story from the New York Times, or a book from our library catalog, Zotero is able to identify and provide a reference to the resource.  Zotero does support the Bluebook.

Wednesday, May 1, 2013

May 2013

Westlaw/TWEN Summer Access

Current law students can use the above link to extend their Westlaw/TWEN access over the summer if they meet one of the following conditions:
1. Taking summer classes
2. Working for a law journal
3. Working for a professor
4. Unpaid internship/externship
5. Moot Court

Graduating students can also extend their Westlaw/TWEN access during the bar exam period by clicking on the same link and following the instructions.
Summer access to Lexis Advance and Bloomberg should be uninterrupted for current law students. Graduating students have access to Bloomberg for an additional 6 months after graduation, and access to Lexis Advance until July 31st.