Empirical SCOTUS – Viewing the U.S. Supreme Court in a New Light

  • By Hofstra Law Librarians
  • June 13, 2016

Empirical SCOTUS, the goal of this site is to interrogate questions surrounding the Supreme Court from an empirical perspective – looking at everything from the Justices, to attorney, briefs, and Court practices.  Typically the analyses will focus on current …

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Blog Sources: Socially Aware

  • By Hofstra Law Librarians
  • January 17, 2016

Nowadays social media is a way of life and it is mind-boggling how many different aspects of our life depend on it.  Of course once social media becomes a part of life, legal issues are not far away.  If you …

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Blog Sources: The [Legal] Artist

  • By Hofstra Law Librarians
  • December 20, 2015

Have some free time over the break?  Or just need to relax after finals?  Try the [Legal] Artist to keep you entertained.  This blog provides art professionals interested in learning about employment contracts and other legal rights.  It also highlights …

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ABA Journal: 2015 Blawg 100 Hall of Fame

  • By Hofstra Law Librarians
  • November 29, 2015

The ABA Journal recently published its list of Hall of Fame legal blogs.  The list contains blogs which consistently were voted outstanding throughout previous Blawg 100 lists.  Top blogs include Above the Law, the Careerist, Lawyerist, Ms. JD and more.  …

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Blog Sources: the (new) legal writer

  • By Hofstra Law Librarians
  • November 1, 2015

Most 1L students are currently drafting their first year memos while 2L/3L’s are writing papers for courses.  This would be a good time to look at some paper writing sources including several good blogs.  The ABA lists the (new) legal …

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Celebrity Justice Blawg

  • By webdev@hofstra.edu
  • February 8, 2015

Need a  light reading of legal issues?  Are you interested in celebrities and popular culture?  Then take a look at the Celebrity Justice blawg.  This blawg covers the intersection of celebrities and the law, which includes
celebrities who break the …

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Food Law Latest Blog

  • By webdev@hofstra.edu
  • December 14, 2014

Finals should be ending soon and the holidays are just around the corner!  For most, that will mean lots of eating!  And if you are a foodie then check out the Food Law Latest blog which provides answer/questions related to …

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New Book: The Legal Side of Blogging

  • By webdev@hofstra.edu
  • May 27, 2014

The Legal Side of Blogging by Ruth Carter, published by the ABA Law Practice Division, examines legal issues that may arise from publishing a blog.  It is written by a blogger for other bloggers and covers such topics as: copyright, …

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Bankruptcy Blog

  • By webdev@hofstra.edu
  • January 12, 2014

For those of you coming back to a Bankruptcy or Advanced Bankruptcy course this semester, there’s an excellent blog that I’d like to recommend.  Bankruptcy Blog stays current with daily updates and commentary on case law from all U.S. jurisdictions …

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Babbage

  • By webdev@hofstra.edu
  • September 28, 2013

What could be more timely or relevant than a blog devoted to the “intersections between science, technology, culture and policy?”  The Economist has a very good one called Babbage (named after a Victorian mathematician, philosopher, inventor, and engineer), which offers …

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