Beth Wellington’s commentary examines the contentious issues related to the administration’s use of military commissions and the subsequent introduction of new legislation to “correct problems in the act” and “to restore fundamental protections.”
Scott A. Hodes recommends that federal government FOIA offices implement a rapid response team to deal with FOIA requests that are likely to lead to litigation in the short run.
Kathy Biehl offers last minute gift ideas from unusual food and travel sites. Enjoy.
Conrad J. Jacoby documents how a law firm or a client can efficiently and effectively choose an e-discovery vendor with the appropriate experience, training, and equipment that will work properly with each respective organization’s digital materials.
Connie Crosby addresses the evolving professional roles and expectations, goals and perspectives of librarians between Baby Boom and Generation X.
A wide range of online calendars from agencies and Congress offer valuable information to researchers that includes: release dates for topical reports, news, surveys, meeting and official travel schedules, historical commemorations, House and Senate bill histories, and links to speeches and testimony. Peggy Garvin includes numerous examples of e-gov sites with such services that should be on your radar.
Jan Bissett and Margi Heinen provide an overview of selected free and fee-based web resources, as well as pathfinders and guides authored by law librarians, that will faciliate the process of conducting effective SEC research.
Frederick L. Faulkner IV highlights and outlines the essential components of a strategic website plan that can be integrated into your overall firm or practice goals in the coming year.
Paul Jenks discusses sources of Congressional voting data and methods of analysis.
Kara Phillips shares examples of diverse personal volunteer efforts within the law library community, gleaned from an informal survey, that include service on the local, national and international level.