Wednesday night miscellany

Admin law slide

I am teaching an internet legal research course this term (basically, teaching students where to find free, reliable resources for legal research, as they likely will not have the unfettered access to Westlaw and Lexis that they enjoy in law school once they graduate) and have been struggling all term with the assignments I’m giving. Continue reading

Posts o’the mornin’

When we have our RSS assignment in Internet Legal Research, we require our students to sign up for 5 blogs (last year we required them to sign up for 10, and students found that too onerous).  I currently follow 181 blogs on my Reader, and 222 people on Twitter, ranging from “serious” (and not-so-serious) legal topics, to pop culture, to people who make purses that I like.

Every morning when I get up I have at least 50 blog posts to go through in my reader, and countless other links to interesting things from people I follow on Twitter. Note – I never read them all; I look at the little summaries that I get in my Google Reader gadget on my iGoogle page, and click on some of them and mark the others as read (of course, the posts grow all day long; I continually “weed” my Reader because I hate for it to get too unwieldy. I do try to read all summaries to see if I’m interested enough in a post to continue on).

Some of the posts that caught my eye this morning were:

Let me know if you find any of these interesting!