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

Illinois Supreme Court Announces New Public Domain Citation System

by on May 31, 2011 1:55 pm
The Supreme Court of Illinois has announced a new public domain citation system — see the online Illinois State Bar Association (ISBA) story: Illinois Supreme Court ends era of printed volumes with new public domain citation system The new method eliminates the need to contract with publishers to have official opinions produced in bound volumes… Read more Illinois Supreme Court Announces New Public Domain Citation System

New Pilot Project Will Enhance Public Access to Federal Court Opinions

by on May 4, 2011 12:40 pm
The U.S. Courts website has just announced a new project to enhance public access to U.S. federal court opinions: New Pilot Project Will Enhance Public Access to Federal Court Opinions The full announcement reads: New Pilot Project Will Enhance Public Access to Federal Court Opinions May 04, 2011 A dozen federal courts have been selected… Read more New Pilot Project Will Enhance Public Access to Federal Court Opinions

2010 Lobbying Disclosure: Observations on Lobbyists' Compliance with Disclosure Requirements

by on April 12, 2011 12:43 pm
The U.S. Government Accountability Office (GAO) has new report out on 2010 lobbying disclosure: 2010_Lobbying_Disclosure_(US_GAO_Apr_2011) From the report (see page 2): Lobbyists were generally able to provide documentation to support the amount of income and expenses reported; however, less documentation was provided to support other items in their disclosure reports. This finding is similar to… Read more 2010 Lobbying Disclosure: Observations on Lobbyists' Compliance with Disclosure Requirements