Category: Government Relations News

Mayor Emanuel Ushers in New Era in City Data Access

Reported by Walter Baumann:

Mayor Emanuel has moved quickly to have city agencies assemble and distribute data from their operations. This data will also be used internally for data  analysis to improve city decision-making and management. To carry out …

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Finding Illinois Law

The CALL Government Relations Committee is proud to publish Finding Illinois Law: A Librarian’s Guide for Non-Lawyers. Recognizing that legal research is a specialized skill practiced by attorneys and law librarians, but that the general public often has a …

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Action Alert: Receipt of Unwanted and Unordered Merchandise

AALL Government Relations is asking you to take action if your law library receives unwanted and unordered merchandise from a legal materials vendor.   Check out AALL’s Action Alert for details on filing a complaint with the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) …

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Action Alert: Support Public Access to CRS Reports

From the AALL Government Relations Office:

On July 10, Representatives Leonard Lance (R-N.J.) and Mike Quigley (D-Ill.) introduced H. Res. 727, the Congressional Research Service Electronic Accessibility Resolution of 2012. The resolution would require the Congressional Research Service (CRS) …

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