from the most senior courts of England and Wales are reported in the Law Reports, which includes the
subseries Appeal Cases, Chancery Division, Family Division, and Queen's
Bench. These cases are all the more important because the Law Reports is the Bluebook’s preferred authority for citations.
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Posted by Jim Sherwood on Thu. October 8, 2015 3:31 PM
The North Carolina Supreme Court's recent decision in LexisNexis Risk Data Mgmt. Inc. v. N.C. Administrative Office of the Courts limited the ability of private third parties (like LexisNexis) from obtaining access to North Carolina's electronic criminal records system for free. This blog post examines that opinion and highlights some of the ways that the UNC Law community can obtain these types of court records.
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Posted by Melissa M. Hyland on Fri. September 11, 2015 1:15 PM
The brand new, hot-off-the-presses 20th Edition of The Bluebook: A Uniform System of Citation,
arrived at the law library yesterday. It was with equal parts dread and
anticipation that the reference staff cracked open the pages of this latest
incarnation of the ubiquitous citation manual, looking for substantive changes
in the rules. New editions, you see, have been coming out about once every
half-decade in recent memory. And when law students are off at internships or
summer positions, the librarians prepare themselves to help cite-checkers and
others in the upcoming academic year.
Read More... (A Bluebook Summer Playlist)
Posted by Aaron S. Kirschenfeld on Thu. June 18, 2015 9:46 AM