Valuable Post on How to -- At Least -- Start Assessing New Lawyers' Legal Research Competency

by on September 23, 2017 3:01 pm
Please see here for: Are New Attorneys Competent Legal Researchers – And How Would You Know? Posted on September 18, 2017 by pllprivatelawlibs By Gail A. Partin, Director and Law Librarian, Montague Law Library, Penn State’s Dickinson Law Some nice takeaway references: American Association of Law Libraries (AALL) Principles and Standards for Legal Research Competency (PSLRC) (2013) [PDF is here] Hitting the Mark:… Read more Valuable Post on How to -- At Least -- Start Assessing New Lawyers' Legal Research Competency

Another Post of Interest about Legal Research Instruction: "The Fight to Bring Legal Research to the Front"

by on September 16, 2017 4:34 pm
The Fight to Bring Legal Research to the Front September 14, 2017 by Brandon [Nichole] Wright Adler Some arguably very cogent highlights from the post: … What I quickly learned as [a recent] lecture [to the Advanced Legal Research course about the economics of legal research] went on is that … 3L law students [are]… Read more Another Post of Interest about Legal Research Instruction: "The Fight to Bring Legal Research to the Front"

Yet More Re: PACER -- Reporters Committee for Freedom of the Press and a coalition of 17 other media organizations file amicus brief in support of limiting fees for accessing electronic court record

by on September 16, 2017 3:40 pm
Please see the press release here. The specific, ongoing case involved is National Veterans Legal Services Program v. United States of America (D.D.C. no. 16-00745) and the brief amicus curiae filed on Tuesday, September 5, 2017 is here. H/t to Law Librarian Blog here.