Words of Wisdom for New Law Students

  • By Hofstra Law Librarians
  • August 11, 2015

Did you know that even Supreme Court Justice Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr. didn’t understand a word he heard on his first day of law school?  The Law School Academic Support blog recently posted a compilation of “Thoughts on Learning,

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Award-Winning Contract Drafting Blog

  • By webdev@hofstra.edu
  • January 25, 2014
Here’s an outstanding addition to any formal skills training
or on-the-job experience: Adams on Contract Drafting. This blog uniquely
focuses on the language, not the
content, of business contracts—how to express what you want to say in “modern
and …

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Constitutional Law Prof Blog

  • By webdev@hofstra.edu
  • August 24, 2013

Returning 2Ls are diving into Constitutional Law textbooks as the semester begins.  Here’s a good way to get out of the case book, see what some other Con Law professors are saying about the latest court decisions and other developments, …

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Law, Past and Present

  • By webdev@hofstra.edu
  • March 10, 2013

The Law Library of Congress has a popular blog, In Custodia Legis, written by a team of 15 librarians.  It covers modern legal trends, international law sources, and much more, in addition to gems of legal history that you …

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Blawg 100 Voting

  • By webdev@hofstra.edu
  • December 10, 2010

Voting is open in ABA Journal’s Blawg 100. ABA Journal has named the best legal blogs of 2010, the voting is to decide which of those are the best.

Students, yes, people really do read blogs about practicing law. …

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Blawgs: Still Around, Still Useful

  • By webdev@hofstra.edu
  • October 7, 2010

Perennial legal technology commentator Robert Ambrogi had a recent article in Law Technology News declaring that, although the universe of legal commentary and analysis is full of abandoned or useless legal blogs (or “blawgs”), there are also a number of …

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ATL — The Nine Lives of Blawg Posts and Legal Articles

  • By webdev@hofstra.edu
  • September 2, 2010

Today Above The Law has a great post with tips for how attorneys can get the most out of any legal writing that they do. Basically this involves using different social media to share articles and republishing the same …

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Futurelawyer

  • By webdev@hofstra.edu
  • January 16, 2010

If you want a quick and fun way to keep up with new legal technology and technology-related legal issues, including cool new features and developments in mobile devices, email, and legal software, try attorney Rick Georges’ blog, Futurelawyer. Georges …

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Best 100 Blawgs

  • By webdev@hofstra.edu
  • December 5, 2009

I like to prowl the Web thinking that I’m your favorite library cat (at least of the virtual variety), and that this is one of your favorite blogs. But taking a few minutes to discover a new favorite among the …

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Split Circuits

  • By webdev@hofstra.edu
  • October 25, 2009

To follow up from last Sunday’s post on using blawgs for research, I’ve just discovered Split Circuits, a blawg dedicated to tracking . . . yes, circuit splits. This blog is good fodder for academics, paper-writers, and Supreme Court …

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