Protecting Net Neutrality – AALL Advocacy Alert

American Association of Law Libraries (AALL) Advocacy Alert – November 2017 The U.S. Federal Communications Commission (FCC) is scheduled to vote on December 14 to rescind its 2015 Open Internet Order to implement and enforce net neutrality. Under the leadership of the FCC’s new chairman, Ajit Pai, the new proposal would repeal rules that bar internet serviceContinue reading “Protecting Net Neutrality – AALL Advocacy Alert”

WPLLA Holiday Party – December 14th

YOU ARE INVITED TO WPLLA’S HOLIDAY PARTY!  R.S.V.P. TO MELANIE CLINE by Monday December 4th.  WHAT: WPLLA HOLIDAY COCKTAIL PARTY  (graciously subsidized by Thomson Reuters) WHEN: Thursday, December 14 from 5:30 – 8:30 pm WHERE: LE LYONNAIS RESTAURANT (formerly Sonoma Grille) – 947 Penn Ave. (MAP) COST:  $20 / PERSON (payable before or at the event. Cash bar) CocktailContinue reading “WPLLA Holiday Party – December 14th”

Detecting Fake News

The American Association of Law Libraries provides a down’n’dirty description of what a law librarian does, not the least of which is “… researching, analyzing, and evaluating the quality, accuracy, and validity of sources.” In a world where it seems like even people who should know better are screaming #fakenews, it seems fairly intuitive thatContinue reading “Detecting Fake News”

Link Roundup – November

Select Demographic and Other Characteristics of Recent U.S. Circuit and District Court Nominees This document provides information related to select demographic and other characteristics of U.S. circuit and district court nominees whose nominations were submitted to the Senate by President Trump prior to August 1, 2017 (of the 26 total nominations submitted). The stats areContinue reading “Link Roundup – November”