Day archives: October 31st, 2023

LLRX October 2023 Issue

Articles and Columns for October 2023 Research Guide: Law of Armed Conflict – In this period of wild claims and counterclaims, the subject of the Law of Armed Conflict, (LOAC), often referred to as International Humanitarian Law (IHL) or the Law of War (LOW), is a timely subject. Researching LOAC can challenge U.S. researchers and …

Subjects: KM

AI in Banking and Finance, October 31, 2023

This semi-monthly column by Sabrina I. Pacifici highlights news, government reports, industry white papers, academic papers and speeches on the subject of AI’s fast paced impact on the banking and finance sectors. The chronological links provided are to the primary sources, and as available, indicate links to alternate free versions. Each entry includes the publication name, date published, article title and abstract. Four highlights from this post: President Biden issued a landmark Executive Order to ensure that America leads the way in seizing the promise and managing the risks of artificial intelligence; Economic Growth under Transformative AI; Bank of England – Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning; and Financial intermediation and technology: what’s old, what’s new?

Subjects: AI in Banking and Finance, Financial System, Government Resources, Legal Research

A Compilation of State Licensed Lawyer Databases

Every lawyer in the United States is licensed to practice in some state, but very few lawyers are licensed to practice in every state. As a result, the question often arises — is attorney X licensed to practice in state Y? This guide by expert librarian and researcher Toby Lyles identifies the licensing authority, usually the bar association for each state, to ascertain whether an attorney has a valid bar license to practice law in a specific state (or the District of Columbia).

Subjects: Ethics, Legal Profession, Legal Research