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

New Sunlight Foundation report on improving public access to legislative information

by on August 24, 2012 12:32 pm
The admirable Sunlight Foundation has today issued a new report On Public Access to Legislative Information: Recommendation to the Bulk Data Task Force Please see: How to #FreeTHOMAS: A report on implementing bulk access By Daniel Schuman August 24, 2012 Cross-posted a Legal Research Plus.

"Happy Planet Index" (HPI): Measuring "What Matters"

by on August 6, 2012 12:31 pm
The New Economics Foundation (nef) in the UK earlier this summer released: The Happy Planet Index: 2012 Report — A global index of sustainable well-being The Happy Planet Index is a new measure of progress that focuses on what matters: sustainable well-being for all. It tells us how well nations are doing in terms of… Read more "Happy Planet Index" (HPI): Measuring "What Matters"

New Congressional Research Service (CRS) Report: "Abortion: Judicial History and Legislative Response"

by on July 17, 2012 4:37 pm
The Congressional Research Service (CRS) has posted a new report: Abortion: Judicial History and Legislative Response (July 9, 2012) From page 1 of the report: In 1973, the U.S. Supreme Court concluded in Roe v. Wade, 410 U.S. 113 (1973), that the U.S. Constitution protects a woman’s decision to terminate her pregnancy. In Doe v.… Read more New Congressional Research Service (CRS) Report: "Abortion: Judicial History and Legislative Response"