Category: Current Awareness (Reading)

New Paper "New Wine in Old Wineskins: Metaphor and Legal Research"...

by on April 22, 2017 1:25 pm
Please see here. The abstract and citation (from SSRN.com): ABSTRACT: We construct our conceptual world using metaphors. Yet sometimes our concepts are flawed and our metaphors do damage. This Article examines a set of metaphors currently doing damage in law – those for legal research. It shows that while technology has radically altered the material… Read more New Paper "New Wine in Old Wineskins: Metaphor and Legal Research"...

Busy and Redesigned U.S. Government Websites... Plus a new project from former Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer and Seattle design studio Artefact called USAFacts...

by on April 22, 2017 1:19 pm
Please see: Reaching a Web Traffic Milestone on Congress.gov [Congress.gov sees record-breaking traffic] by Andrew Weber April 3, 2017 Please see also: The “GPO redesign”  beta release (April 19, 2017). And please see: The new project from former Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer and Seattle design studio Artefact called USAFacts. For a report on this project,… Read more Busy and Redesigned U.S. Government Websites... Plus a new project from former Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer and Seattle design studio Artefact called USAFacts...

National Archives and Records Administration (NARA) Has Advised White House to Keep Each Tweet of President Donald J. Trump

by on April 16, 2017 12:45 pm
National Archives and Records Administration (NARA) head David S. Ferriero (officially “Archivist of the United States”) has advised the White House to keep each of President Donald J. Trump‘s tweets. Please see this letter (and its copious enclosures). For some news coverage, please see here and here.