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2018 Legal Research Teach-In Toolkit from American Association of Law Libraries

The Research Instruction and Patron Services Special Interest Section (a sub-group of the American Association of Law Libraries) has released its 26th Annual National Legal Research Resources Kit. Every year, the Section solicits contributions from the law library community that … Continue reading

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Corpus Linguistics and Legal Research

When it comes to constitutional interpretation, it's safe to say that Originalism is a pretty big deal. But until recently, it was frustratingly difficult to approach original meaning from an empirical angle with any degree of real precision.Enter Corpus Linguistics. … Continue reading

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Swedish research libraries cancel journal contract with Elsevier

More bad news for RELX. Swedish research libraries are cancelling their journal contract through Bibsam Consortium with the academic publisher Elsevier. The contract will terminate as of June 30, 2018. Researchers from the participating organisations will continue to have access … Continue reading

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Survey: Incomplete Legal Research Impacts Case Outcomes

Incomplete legal research by lawyers impacts case outcomes. Who would have thunk it? A research study worthy of circulating to your outside counsel: Most judges in a survey say that they see lawyers miss relevant precedent in their legal research … Continue reading

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DOE Seeks Nominations For Biomass Research And Development Technical Advisory Committee

By Lynn L. Bergeson On May 29, 2018, the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) announced it was seeking nominations for candidates to fill vacancies on the Biomass Research and Development Technical Advisory Committee (Committee).  The Federal Register notice states that: The … Continue reading

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