Wednesday, November 30, 2005

The 46 Best-ever Freeware Utilities

In fulfillment of the Law School's Strategic Plan goal of actively
participating in the University as a whole, we are pleased to offer
BNA-ALL to the entire University of Baltimore community.

BNA-ALL is an online resource of over 100 titles published by the Bureau
of National Affairs (BNA). This database includes some of the premier
legal publications in their fields (U.S. Law Week, Family Law Reporter,
Tax Management Portfolios, Criminal Law Reporter, Labor Relations
Reporter) as well as nonlegal ones (Human Resources Reporter, Homeland
Security Briefing, Health Plan Provider Report, Money & Politics

To access this database from on campus, point your web browser to:

You also can access BNA-ALL from off-campus through Research Port

BNA-ALL also has an email update service that alerts you to the latest
developments, cases, and reports of your favorite BNA publication. To
sign up for this service you must be on campus. Point your browser to:

BNA email updates come out on the same daily, weekly, or monthly basis
as their corresponding BNA publication.

For all you CSI geeks: Wired News: Spoiled Rotten at the Body Farm

Tuesday, November 29, 2005

RSS News Feeds for Law in the Legal Research Guide

Not the Evil TWEN: How Online Course Management Software
Supports Non-Linear Learning in Law Schools

beSpacific: New on

Monday, November 28, 2005

Slashdot | Fix Your Crashing X-Box 360 With String

beSpacific: New York Times Notable Books of the Year. For those of you not eating, breathing and sleeping THE LAW.

Friday, November 25, 2005

Out of the Jungle: Law Librarian Blog: A Lexicon of Secrecy

beSpacific: Comparison of Major Citation Search Services

Wednesday, November 23, 2005

Slashdot | Xbox 360 Very Unstable. Caveat emptor, before you pay the $2500 being asked for on E-Bay.

beSpacific: Library of Congress Launches World Digital Library Initiative

Tuesday, November 22, 2005

beSpacific: Push to Digitize Personal Health Records Moves Forward in Senate

beSpacific: E-Gov Science Portal Introduces Enhanced Search and Relevancy Features

Monday, November 21, 2005

For Tyler: SSRN-Harry Potter and the Half-Crazed Bureaucracy by Benjamin Barton

From Legal Week: Susskind predicts that by 2015 legal services will be largely commoditised and for most commercial purposes clients will get the bulk of their legal advice online from expert systems, maintained and honed to near-perfect reliability by teams of lawyers.

Out of the Jungle: The Future of Teaching. Talks about teaching legal research.

beSpacific: Push to Digitize Personal Health Records Moves Forward in Senate

Friday, November 18, 2005

Slashdot | FEC Rules Bloggers Are Journalists

beSpacific: Patriot Act Reauthorization Encounters Strong Opposition

beSpacific: Redesigned THOMAS Launched Today

Thursday, November 17, 2005

Eric Raymond on Why ?Commons? language gives me hives.

Did you know that the Law library subscribes to BNA-All, an online resource of over 100 BNA titles? BNA-ALL includes the Environment Reporter, Family Law Reporter, Labor Relations Reporter, Tax Management Portfolios, U.S. Law Week and the USPQ.

There is also an email update service, which provides email alerts to the latest developments, cases and reports in various areas of law, with a direct link to the full-text of the report from BNA.

You can access BNA-ALL, and sign up for the email alert service at this page. The email alert service is available to the entire University of Baltimore Community. Use your UB email address to sign up.

beSpacific: ALA Urges Vote Against Patriot Act Conference Report

Wednesday, November 16, 2005

beSpacific: Newly Released Gov Docs Highlight Alito's Views on Key Issues

beSpacific: Hate Crime Statistics, 2004

Tuesday, November 15, 2005 - Fla. Federal Judges Slammed for Secret Docketing

Out of the Jungle: Irrational Exuberance

Monday, November 14, 2005

Out of the Jungle: Podcast feeds on Infotrac

beSpacific: Analysis of Intellectual Property Protection Act of 2005

beSpacific: Free Searchable Database of Judge Samuel A. Alito's Published Opinions

Friday, November 11, 2005

Out of the Jungle: Cornell LII Introduces Wex. Is this like wikipedia for law? Go find out.

Thursday, November 10, 2005

'Blawg' use in law firms is on the rise

beSpacific: Judicial Conference Opposes Cameras in the Courtroom

Wednesday, November 09, 2005

Slashdot | Supreme Court Lets Utilization Rights Stand

School Power Over Student Web Speech?

Tuesday, November 08, 2005

beSpacific: Names of Library Organization Members Gagged by FBI

beSpacific: Law Librarian Resource Guides Help Consumers Combat ID Theft

Monday, November 07, 2005

You can find a directory of law related podcasts here.

beSpacific: President Orders Ethics Refresher For Staff

Friday, November 04, 2005

Slashdot | USPTO Issues Provisional Storyline Patent

Thursday, November 03, 2005

International Legal Research Tutorial.

beSpacific: New E-Gov Site on Pandemic Flu Resources

Wednesday, November 02, 2005

beSpacific: Forbes Attacks Blogs.

Tuesday, November 01, 2005

Law Librarian Blog: Launch of Leiter's Law School Rankings

For Prof. White: Securities Law in the Legal Research Guide

The University of Michigan Law Library set up a web page for information about, and writings by, Judge Alito

beSpacific: Publishers Offer Wider Public Access to Online Medical Literature