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Law Library Budgets

Some of the law librarian Slaw readership will be deep in budget planning for next year. I am thinking of colleagues in private law firms and particularly those new to budget creation or those who have been caught by surprise when there are substantial and unexpected increases for print or electronic material. The Canadian Association of Law Libraries webinar team is coming to the rescue with a one hour webinar on Effective Budgeting for Libraries on Wednesday, September 25 from noon to 1 Easter...
Tags: Law, Legal Information: Libraries & Research, The Canadian Association of Law Libraries, Effective Budgeting for Libraries


The Geek in Review Ep. 53 – Makerspaces in Law Schools with Ashley Matthews and Sharon Bradley

Makerspaces are becoming very popular in libraries, and today we talk with two librarians who are ready to bring the collaborative thinking and working spaces into the law school library environment. Ashley Matthews is at George Mason’s Antonin Scalia Law School, and Sharon Bradley is at the University of Georgia School of Law. Both believe there is a great benefit in carving out spaces within the law school library to allow students and faculty the ability to tinker and experiment with their c...
Tags: Podcast, Law, Uncategorized, Teaching, Law Schools, Harvard Business Review, Legal Technology, Bradley, Matthews, Stoel Rives, George Mason, University of Georgia School of Law, Makerspace, Antonin Scalia Law School, Jerry David DeCicca, Sharon Bradley


Terrible Ninth Circuit 230(c)(2) Ruling Will Make the Internet More Dangerous–Enigma v. Malwarebytes

This ruling caused this PUP to have a bad day. Photo by Anik Shrestha The Ninth Circuit has issued a Section 230(c)(2) opinion that creates significant problems for anti-spyware/spam/virus vendors (I’ll call them “anti-threat vendors”). The ruling will paralyze their decision-making, expose them to greater legal threats, and reduce their ability to protect consumers from unwanted software. This ruling makes the Internet less safe. I hope the Ninth Circuit will fix it via further proceedings. Ba...
Tags: Google, Law, Congress, Court, US, Rebecca, Margaret Thatcher, Kaspersky, Enigma, Malwarebytes, Privacy/security, Carter, 9th Circuit, Fisher, Congressional, Ninth Circuit


Michael Yon with Gordon Chang and John Batchelor

https://audioboom.com/posts/7370888-hong-kong-police-lose-their-discipline-and-edge-michael_yon-gordongchang-thedailybeast-thadm https://audioboom.com/posts/7365955-ten-percent-of-the-hong-kong-demonstrators-prepare-for-severe-prc-aggression-michael_yon-gordo [Author: [email protected] (Michael Yon)]
Tags: Featured, Military, Gordon Chang, Michael's Dispatches, Michael Yon, John Batchelor


Podcast #242: Brave, Not Perfect, with Reshma Saujani

In this episode with Reshma Saujani, founder of Girls Who Code and author of Brave, Not Perfect, we talk about the importance of reframing the messages society delivers to girls and women. Reshma Saujani Reshma Saujani is the Founder and CEO of Girls Who Code, the international nonprofit organization working to close the gender gap […] The post Podcast #242: Brave, Not Perfect, with Reshma Saujani appeared first on Lawyerist.com.
Tags: Law, Professional Development, Career Goals, Reshma Saujani, The Lawyerist Podcast, Reshma Saujani Reshma Saujani


Building a Solidarity Economy through Revolutionary Music: the Making of Mirror Butterfly

Bertolt Brecht famously proselytized that “Art is not a mirror held up to reality but a hammer with which to shape it.” But how can art be that hammer, and not simply representational? One solution is to work in dialogue with actual social movements and create spaces where activists are at the center of the creative and economic processes behind the creation of new work. Our play Mirror Butterfly is the outgrowth of our collaboration with three women activists fighting at the intersection of eco...
Tags: Mexico, Iraq, New York City, Religion, Society, Turkey, Iran, Syria, CS, First Nations, United States, Arizona, Venezuela, Tanzania, North America, Kansas City


LexBlog Con Can Provide Legal Companies and Law Firms an Opportunity to Connect With Influencers

Imagine a “LexBlog Con” where leading legal brands from startups to traditional larger players to law firms are offered the opportunity to connect with legal bloggers. After all, legal bloggers are quickly supplanting reporters and traditional media as the influencers of our legal community. From a blogger attendee, today, at BlogHer19 in Brooklyn. Day 1 of @BlogHer was wonderful. So many amazing brands to connect with #blogher19 #blogherpro #blogherlife #blogherstyle #blogherhealth19 #womensl...
Tags: Law, Blogging, Brooklyn, Lexblog, Lisa Stone, Mademoiselle Skinner



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