Monthly Archives: July 2011

Jones Day Partner Greg Catanias to larger legal information vendors: “Your business model is broken.”

At today’s PLL-SIS Summit, Jones Day partner Greg Castanias spoke on how librarians add value to law firms. Connie Crosby summarizes his comments here. “You fail to understand,” Castanias told legal information vendors, “how we do business while seeking partnership … Continue reading

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Applying its non-discrimination policy, AALL asks us if we would accept “vendor members.”

Last night, we received an inquiry from AALL. Would we accept “vendor” members? We learned that AALL would require us to so, because, under its non-discrimination policy, “every group is open to every member.” On short notice, we can identify … Continue reading

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Will a proposed Caucus Formation Policy preclude our eligibility to become an AALL Caucus?

AALL President Joyce Janto recommends that the  Executive Board adopt a proposed Caucus Formation Policy at the Board’s July 21st meeting. Our Caucus only just this afternoon became aware of the proposal. We have asked the Board whether it would … Continue reading

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Can AALL Members Organize For Consumer Advocacy If AALL’s Executive Board Adopts A Proposed Antitrust Compliance Policy On July 21st?

The AALL Executive Board is about to act on a proposal that may prevent this Caucus from organizing in any form, whether within AALL or independently. The Board will vote on a proposed “AALL Antitrust Compliance Policy” at its July … Continue reading

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Caucus Meeting In Philadelphia Rescheduled To Noon On July 25th

Please join us for our 12-1 p.m. meeting on July 25th at the Philadelphia office of Drinker Biddle (One Logan Square, Ste. 2000, at the corner of 18th & Cherry Streets). We will discuss the status of our registration with … Continue reading

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