gwilson

About gwilson

Reference (including Circulation/Access Services) Librarian, Robert Crown Law Library Stanford Law School - providing legal and other reference/research services and circulation/access services (since 2005); Lecturer in Law (2007-2010), teaching legal research and writing, advanced legal research, and foreign and international legal research.


Posts by gwilson

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.

New Article on PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]: "The Price of Ignorance: The Constitutional Cost of Fees for Access to Electronic Public Court Records"

by on September 16, 2017 2:57 pm
The full citation is: Stephen Schultze, The Price of Ignorance: The Constitutional Cost of Fees for Access to Electronic Public Court Records, 106 Georgetown Law Journal __ (forthcoming 2018) and the abstract reads: The United States federal judiciary maintains a system called PACER, “Public Access to Court Electronic Records.” PACER is the public gateway into… Read more New Article on PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]: "The Price of Ignorance: The Constitutional Cost of Fees for Access to Electronic Public Court Records"