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Caucus replies to the AALL Caucus Formation Policy Survey

AALL has appointed an Executive Board Special Committee on Caucus Formation Policy. You can read its charge here. The Committee recently asked Caucus Chairs to respond to an AALL Caucus Formation Policy Survey. In the interest of transparency, we post … Continue reading

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Open Letter to Vendor Liaison Margie Maes On Caucus Priorities & Plans

From: AALL Consumer Caucus To:  Margie Maes, AALL Vendor Liaison Date: February 7, 2011 Re: Caucus Priorities & Plans Dear Margie, The AALL Consumer Caucus was delighted to see your goals for 2012.  We applaud your plans and hope to … Continue reading

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Standing Together For Consumer Advocacy

Several Caucus members have recently expressed the need for us to stand together. Thus Marie Newman said that “no law library today is immune from the pressures of the marketplace, and we need to stand together in advocating for the needs of … Continue reading

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AALL Executive Board unanimously approves recognition of an AALL Caucus on Consumer Advocacy

(From Michael Ginsborg’s statements to the Caucus email list, as edited by Jamie Marie Keller. Marie S. Newman has also posted on our recognition here.) On November 5th, with Michael Ginsborg in attendance, the AALL Executive Board unanimously approved a … Continue reading

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Support A Petition To AALL’s Executive Board On The Consumer Advocacy Caucus

11/1/11 update: Today we submitted the final version of our petition. We gratefully acknowledge support from 57 petition signatories and the PLL-SIS. 10/29/11 update: We are now near our deadline to receive additional support for our petition. We ask that … Continue reading

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Bloomberg To Acquire BNA: Opportunity For Public Comment On The Proposed Acquisition

Bloomberg has just announced its intention to acquire BNA for a cash-tender offer of approximately $990 million. Bloomberg also provides answers to questions about the proposed acquisition. Under the Hart–Scott–Rodino Antitrust Improvements Act of 1976, Bloomberg must file pre-merger notification … Continue reading

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Informal Notes On Our July 25th Meeting In Philadelphia

We owe special thanks to the generous hosts of our July 25th  meeting, Linda-Jeane Schneider and Bonnie Shalala, of Drinker Biddle. Jamie Keller and Kelly Reynolds prepared the following informal notes. I have added observations or clarifications in brackets.  This meeting handout … Continue reading

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