Monthly archives: January, 2006

The Tao of Law Librarianship: Do-It-Yourself Professional Development

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Connie Crosby is Library Manager at WeirFoulds LLP in Toronto, Canada. She is a regular contributor to Slaw, a co-operative weblog about Canadian legal research and information technology, and writes her own self-titled blogs for law librarians. She is Co-Chair of the Northeast Regional Law Libraries Meeting to be held in Toronto – October 17-21, 2007, is Past President of the Toronto Association of Law Libraries and currently serves as Member at Large for the Canadian Association of Law Libraries.

Subjects: Continuing Legal Education, Law Librarians, Law Library Management, Legal Profession, Libraries & Librarians

The Government Domain: News Roundup

The Government Domain

News Roundup

By Peggy Garvin

Peggy Garvin of Garvin Information Consulting is author of The United States Government Internet Manual (Bernan Press) and contributing author for The Congressional Deskbook, 2005-2007 (TheCapitol.Net).

Subjects: The Government Domain

FOIA Facts: Bush Orders FOIA Executive Officers

Scott A. Hodes is a sole practitioner in Washington, D.C., practicing Information and Privacy Law. Mr. Hodes assists clients in gaining access to government records under the FOIA, Privacy Act and other federal agency access provisions. Prior to entering private practice, Mr. Hodes was an attorney at the Department of Justice for over a decade. He served in the FBI’s Freedom of Information/Privacy Act Section from 1998 until 2002 as the Acting Chief of that Section’s Litigation Unit. Mr. Hodes served at the Department of Justice’s Office of Information and Privacy from 1991 until 1998. His website is InfoPrivacylaw.com, and he is a member of the DC and Maryland bars.

FOIA Facts

Subjects: E-Government, Freedom of Information, Government Resources

E-Discovery Update – by Fios Inc.: Cost Savings With New Federal Rules of Civil Procedure for e-Discovery?

Mary Mack, Esq. – Technology Counsel, Director, Solution Design, Fios, Inc. Whether in response to an inquiry, a second request or class action litigation, Mary brings legal and technical professionals together in a collaborative and focused manner to determine a successful, cost effective and sustainable course of compliance with electronic data requests. She has twenty years experience delivering enterprise-wide software projects with IT departments in publicly held companies. Mary has assisted counsel, IT and litigation support professionals identify, reduce, gather, analyze and produce over 1500 terabytes of data. Clients include the largest law firms, pharmaceutical companies and insurance companies in the world. A member of the Illinois Bar, ACCA and the ABA’s Section on Litigation, Mary received her J.D. from Northwestern University School of Law (1982) and a B.A. from LeMoyne College in Syracuse, NY. She holds certifications in Computer Forensics and Computer Telephony. Mary is the coauthor of A Process of Illumination: The Practical Guide to Electronic Discovery.

E-Discovery Update – by Fios Inc.

Subjects: E-Discovery, Email
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