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"Blawg," Directory of Legal Blogs, Makes Some Improvements

If you've visited Blawg lately, you've probably noticed a few changes. The directory of legal blogs has updated it's look and added some useful upgrades.

  • The first change is the url - the central domain is moving from .org to .com. Blawg.com has long redirected to Blawg.org, and now the relationship will simply be reversed.
  • Blawg's Blog is also moving to a new platform and address. You will find the new Blawg's Blog at http://blog.blawg.com.
  • The new Blawg directory automatically sorts each category (or subcategory), top to bottom, by a blawg's popularity.

Also interesting - Blawg developer, Bill Gratsch, shared with me that the category Law Libraries & Research is one of the largest, most active categories in the directory. "Law libraries are clearly one of the dominant forces out there with regard to law blogs."

He goes on to say in a recent blog post:

[I]t is readily apparent that they are offering a valuable service to the legal community at large. . . For example, attorneys could clearly benefit from subscribing to the content from their local law school's or bar association's library blawg. These research professionals are often well-versed in recent legal developments in the state or city where the library is located. Just tapping into these daily updates for information of import to the local Bar could be a valuable time saver.

Glad to hear that our efforts are being appreciated.