Legal Research and Writing

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This blawg covers quirky legal news that might be of particular interest to law librarians and frequently reports on new articles from the Chronicle of Higher Education.

Lady (Legal) Writer

Posts include links to legal writing resources, offer editing tips and note court opinions in which the judges writing them had a little fun.

Law & Humanities Blog

"An independent blog supporting law and humanities activities and scholarship, including the work of the Law & Humanities Institute."

Law and Legal Research

The blog is a part of Onecle Inc., which purports to be a free online legal research provider supporting public access to cases and other resources.

Law Librarian Blog

Devoted to issues related to law libraries, including digital preservation and documentation. The blog covers general news and provides resources for practicing law librarians and those interested in legal research.

Law Library and Technology Blog

"News law students can use. Focuses on research sources and tips, law school happenings, law-related tibits, technology tips,and odds and ends from the blawgosphere."

Lawctopus

Written for law students in India, the blog contains law school news, career advice, internship stories and "Lawstruck," a forum for creative works of art.

LawProse

Readers can expect a "usage tip of the day" along with an occasional "LawProse Lesson" in which a question is asked and then answered by Black’s Law Dictionary editor-in-chief Bryan A. Garner.

Legal Communications

Posts about media relations and legal communications involved with litigation, including reviews of classic cases, cases in the news and tips for litigators.

Legal Informatics Blog

Posts cover scholarly and professional discussion of legal information systems and legal communication.

Legal Research & Writing Pro

"All about the practice of legal research and writing, and how to start and run a successful legal research and writing practice."

Legal Research Plus

Law librarians at Stanford Law School blog about what they've learned and continue to discover about the ins and outs of legal research. The blog maintains a "Good Guys Roster" of legal research companies and vendors that are either keeping prices steady or offering flexibility and services during recessionary times.

Legal Skills Prof Blog

"A forum for news and discussion between and among law professors who teach legal skills (including legal writing professors, clinicians and 'doctrinal' professors who incorporate practical skills into their courses), practitioners who hire the students we teach, and students themselves who are interested in keeping abreast of trends in legal skills training." Posts address legal writing, very basic law practice management skills, and how law schools can better serve their students.

Legal Writing Prof Blog

Posts are devoted to legal writing news, issues, war stories and continuing education opportunities.

Legalwriting.net Blog

This blawg is dedicated to "making legal writing clear, correct and direct." Posts cover the latest court rules regarding word limits and page limits, as well as the use of cites, footnotes and dates. He even entertains debate about the serial comma.

LLRX

Posts cover legal research and tech issues relevant to librarians, lawyers and law firms.

Moritz Legal Information Blog

"Legal information and research resources brought to you by the Michael E. Moritz Law Library at The Ohio State University."

Nota Bene

"Tips on legal research techniques and resources, developments in the world of legal information, happenings at the law library, and legal news reports that deserve particular attention."

Oregon Legal Research

This blawg includes information about and links to Oregon legal research resources, in addition to comments about cases, statutes, and interesting events in the world of legal research and law libraries. The author(s) will occasionally digress, though seldom straying far from legal research or Oregon.

Pace Law Library

"The Pace Law Library, library events, legal writing and research, online legal resources, government documents, digital information, environmental law, courts and decisions, current news, legal trends and more."

pls clarify

Posts discuss grammar issues and note examples of errors and convoluted writing in billboards, news headlines, the tax code and more.

RebaKennedy.Lawyer.Writer.

Posts cover legal research and writing and Web tools for same.

rethinc.k

"Thoughts on the business of legal publishing."

RIPS Law Librarian Blog

Law school librarian bloggers post on their experiences with and ideas about teaching law students how to conduct legal research.

Ruling Imagination: Law and Creativity

Covers both the ways law governs creative endeavors and the ways creativity informs the practice of law.