Thursday, August 02, 2007

Eyestrain--An Occupational Hazard For Law Students

Do you find yourself suffering from casebook-induced eyestrain, or other visual maladies? All About Vision is a useful one-stop Web site for informative and reliable articles that discuss nearly anything you'd care to know about the human eye, its care, and its various malfunctions.

Ernster, the Virtual Library Cat

Wednesday, August 01, 2007

Top Ten Opt-Outs For Consumers

Most law students are too busy to deal with unsolicited commercial calls, offers and emails. Last week, the World Privacy Forum, a nonprofit, non-partisan research group focused on consumer education, published its "Top Ten Opt Outs" list. Here are the facts and simple instructions you need to go beyond the national do-not-call registry and take advantage of other opt-out mechanisms available to consumers. Among the most useful "top ten" are ways to avoid receiving pre-screened credit and insurance offers, stop unwanted commercial emails, and prevent the sharing of personal preference information by vendors and Internet sites. Check them out and share the list with some friends.

Ernster, the Virtual Library Cat

Tuesday, July 31, 2007

Chief Justice John Roberts

Chief Justice John Roberts released from hospital after an overnight stay. Chief Justice Roberts suffered a seizure Monday while on vacation. He suffered minor scraps from the fall. NPR and CNN news stories provide details.

Ernster, the Virtual Library Cat