LLAM October Program & Board Meeting!


We hope you can join us on Friday, October 30th at the University of Baltimore Law Library for the October 2015 Program!

Scott Stevens Presents: Shadow Laws
How to find laws that are not directly published anywhere, but govern our daily lives.

11:00 – Noon. LLAM Board Meeting

Noon – 1:00 p.m. LLAM Program: Shadow Laws

University of Baltimore Law Library
John and Frances Angelos Law Center
1401 N. Charles St.
Baltimore, MD 21201

The event is a BYO brown bag lunch. We hope to see you there!

Map and Parking
Local Accommodations


Image Credit: Wellcome Library, London http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0

LLAM Spring Fling Rescheduled for June 6

LLAM Spring Fling
Saturday, June 6, 2015

HomewoodMuseumtea21:00 p.m. Private tour of the Homewood House Museum (The group will meet in the gift shop at the back of the house, where docents will begin the guided tour.)

2:00 p.m. Tea in the wine cellar of the Homewood House Museum

The Homewood House Museum
Johns Hopkins University Campus
3400 N. Charles St.
Baltimore, MD 21218

For directions and parking information, visit http://www.museums.jhu.edu/homewood.php. Click on “Plan a Visit.” Then, click on “Directions and Parking.”


For persons who previously purchased tickets for the earlier event (scheduled for May 2 which was canceled due to a large rally downtown), please contact Bijal Shah, LLAM Treasurer, at bshah @ ubalt.edu to confirm your wish to attend the June 6 event, or to request a refund.

HomewoodHouseMuseumTeaAdult ticket: $12.00
Children under 18 years: $10.00

To purchase tickets for the event, you may send a check addressed to “LLAM” to:

Bijal Shah
University of Baltimore Law Library
1401 North Charles Street
Baltimore, MD 21201


You may purchase tickets through PayPal by selecting the buttons below:

Cost: $12 for adults Buy Now Button $10 for children (under 18) Buy Now Button

(Note to PayPal users buying for adults and children: If you select the “BuyNow” button for adults, then return to this page and select the “BuyNow button for children, you can select the “Check out with PayPal” button and pay for all tickets requested at one time.)

Hope to see you there!


LLAM Dine-Around @ AALL in Philly!

If you are you attending the 2015 AALL Annual Meeting & Conference in Philadelphia, please consider joining the members of LLAM for the annual “LLAM Dine-Around.” This year, the group would like to meet at Alma de Cuba, a Cuban-fusion restaurant that is a 20 minute walk (shorter via Metro) from the Convention Center. Vegetarian options are offered. We know that there are lots of committee meetings and social gatherings the weekend of the convention, so please email Camilla Tubbs at ctubbs[at]law.umaryland.edu with your preference for which night to have the dinner:
• Saturday, July 18th at 6:00pm
• Sunday, July 19th at 6:00pm (prior to the opening reception)

See you in Philadelphia!

LLAM February Program

February LLAM Program – with special guest, Mary Alice Baish, Superintendent of Documents, Government  Publishing Office (GPO)

Tuesday, Feb. 24, 2015

  • 10:45 – 11:45 a.m. LLAM Board Meeting
  • Noon – 1:00 p.m. Mary Alice Baish discusses the new GPO National Plan

Maryland State Archives (conference room)
Dr. Edward C. Papenfuse State Archives Building
350 Rowe Boulevard
Annapolis, MD 21401

This event is co-sponsored by LLAM and the Maryland State Archives. The event is a brown bag lunch, with dessert provided by LLAM and the Maryland State Archives.

Directions to the Maryland State Archives are available at http://msa.maryland.gov/msa/intromsa/html/direct.html. There should be parking for all attendees; however, to preserve parking for MSA patrons, please carpool when possible.

We hope to see you there!

Invitation to LLAM Holiday Party

We hope you can join us for LLAM’s 2014 holiday party!
CLICK HERE to register and pay online now!

Location Information:
University of Baltimore School of Law, Top Floor
1401 N. Charles Street, Baltimore, MD 21201

When: December 15, 2014, 5:30 P.M. – 8:00 P.M.

Tickets – $25.00

View directions at: http://www.ubalt.edu/about-ub/directions/ .
For more information, see below, or return to LLAMonline.org .

Email James Durham at james.durham@mdcourts.gov if you have any questions!

LLAM 2014 holiday party flyer

Holiday Party Menu:

Heavy Hors d’oeuvres

  • Bhel Puri – Puffed Rice, Sev (Chickpea Noodles), Tossed with Mild Chilies, Vegetables, Chopped Cilantro, Cumin, Lime Juice, Sweet and Tart Chutneys. 
  • Artistic Display of Vegetables – Assorted fresh Vegetables: Asparagus, Red Peppers, Green Beans, Grape Tomatoes, Sweet Baby Carrots and Radishes – Smokey Ranch Dip
  • Chicken Pâté –served with Cornichons, Apple Slices and Baguette Rounds
  • Balela –Middle Eastern Salad
  • Brie and Gorgonzola Torte Garnished with Herbs, Pecans
  • Asian Noodle Salad – With a Lime Szechuan Dressing garnished with Baby Corn, Snow Peas, Multicolored Peppers, Spring Onions, and Sliced Carrots
  • Smoked Salmon & Home-made Vegetable Cream Cheese on Pumpernickel
  • Grilled Cheese Quarters & Demitasse of Roasted Red Pepper- Tomato Soup
  • Lemon-Chicken Francaise – Sautéed Chicken Breast Tenders in a Sauce of Lemon Juice, White Wine and Butter with Rice Pilaf


  • Fresh Fruit
  • Sliced Lemon Cakes
  • Frozen Chocolate Mousse with Raspberry Sauce


  • Seltzer, Blackberry Lemon Sparkling Punch

RSVP for the upcoming Access to Justice Event!

LLAM is collaborating with LLSDC to bring you this event!  Please see below for RSVP information.

LSDC Access to Justice Committee is pleased to hold its first event!
When:       December 9, 2014
Where:      Public Defender Service for DC
                  633 Indiana Ave NW, 2nd floor
Time:         12 noon to 1:30 pm

Please join the Access to Justice Committee as we welcome our speaker, Emily Feltren, AALL’s Director of Government Relations, to our first event. Emily will be discussing what is happening with A2J initiatives at the National Level and other Law Library Chapters around the country.

Lunch will be provided.

Hope you can join us!

RSVP to Laura Moorer, Esq
Legal Reference Specialist
Public Defender Service for DC
633 Indiana Ave NW
Washington DC 20004
f 202-824-2174

Save the Date for these Upcoming LLAM Events!

LLAM’s Vice President and Chair of the Programs Committee, James Durham, has put together an exciting list of events for the next 6 months.  Please check out the list below and mark your calendar so you don’t miss out on any of the fun!
If you have any questions or would like more information, please forward your inquiries to LLAMNewsMD.

  • Monday, December 15th from 5:30 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.: LLAM’s Holiday Party & Silent Auction will be held at the University of Baltimore School of Law. Registration information will be announced soon.
  • Thursday, January 22, 2015 from 12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m.: LLAM Brownbag Lunch Lecture at the University of Baltimore School of Law. Professor Fred B. Brown will speak on business organizations and taxation.
  • February, 2015 (Date and time TBD): MLA Legislative Day A tentative lecture at Anne Arundel County Public Law Library will cover the topic of U.S. government documents.
  • March, 2015 (Date and Time TBD) LLAM Brownbag Lunch Lecture at Venable, LLC in Baltimore. Steve Anderson will speak on copyright issues in law libraries.
  • Saturday, April 25, 2015, All Day: LLAM Service Project with “Rebuilding Together Baltimore”  Contact Sara Thomas for more information on participating.
  • Saturday, May 2, 2015: LLAM Spring Fling will be held at the Homewood House Museum on the Johns Hopkins University Campus in Baltimore.  A private tour for members will held at 1:00 p.m., followed by a tea in the home’s wine cellar at 2:00 p.m. Registration information will be announced closer to the date in the Spring.