Law Library News for the Week of Dec. 10, 2007

Cheryl Nyberg, editor

ABA Journal Picks Top 100 Lawyer Blawgs Blawg 100 - Click to see the 100 blawgs and to Vote Now

From nearly three thousand blogs written by and for attorneys, the editors of the ABA Journal have selected the top one hundred. Categories include:

  • Generally Speaking
  • All Business
  • Politics for Sport
  • Benched
  • Ivory Tower
  • Blackletter Law
  • Lawyer’s Toolkit
  • Caution: Gossip, Rumor & Innuendo Ahead
  • Your So-Called Life
  • Crime Time
  • J.D.s in Training
  • Lawyers Behaving Badly

Did any of your must-read blawgs make the list? Review the ABA’s picks. at And vote for your favorites too (until Jan. 2, 2008).


Interim Hours

When exams end, the Library begins its abbreviated interim schedule:

Date

Day

Library

Reference

Dec. 15-18

Sat-Tue

Closed

Closed

Dec. 19-21

Wed-Fri

8am-5pm

9am-noon & 1-5pm

Dec. 22-25

Sat-Tue

Closed

Closed

Dec. 26-28

Wed-Fri

8am-5pm

9am-noon & 1-5pm

Dec. 29-Jan.1

Sat-Tue

Closed

Closed

Jan. 2-4

Wed-Fri

8am-5pm

9am-noon & 1-5pm

Jan. 5

Sat

Closed

Closed

Jan. 6

Sun

Noon-5pm

1-4pm

Regular hours resume when Winter Quarter begins on Monday, Jan. 7, 2008.


Last-Minute Gift Ideas

Are friends and relatives nagging you for gift ideas? What should they get an attorney-to-be? For some law-themed items, visit the For Counsel website.

20'' Christmas Tree for the Legal ProfessionThe “Pick of the Week” is a 20-inch artificial Christmas tree for the Legal Profession, which comes complete with a Lady Justice tree topper and ornaments of lawyer Santas, wooden gavels, miniature law books, and scales of justice.

Profession Gifts also features items for lawyers. A bronze Lady Justice, scales of justice desk clock, and red silk tie displaying the hand-written text of the U.S. Constitution are just a few of the available items.

Ernie the Attorney likes coffee mugs depicting images created by attorney and cartoonist Charles Pugsley Fincher.

For more ideas, check out the TechnoLawyer Blog. The post even links to a site suggesting holiday gifts for “your favorite law librarian”!

The greatest gift your friends and family long for is time spent with you this season. We wish you all a fun, festive, friends-and-family-filled winter break.

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