Westlaw Precision: Next-Generation Legal Research With a Human Touch

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Thomson Reuters has launched Westlaw Precision, its most dramatic update to the Westlaw research platform since Westlaw Edge in 2018. Westlaw Precision, says the company, will help lawyers conduct research more than twice as fast while also reducing the risk of missing relevant cases.

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The Beginnings Of Modern Legal Research

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Before that, researching was much different. The post The Beginnings Of Modern Legal Research appeared first on Above the Law. Technology Trivia Question of the Day West publishing

The Cord-Cutter’s Guide to Legal Research

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In his review Jerry Lawson recommends Internet Legal Research on a Budget: Free and Low-Cost Resources for Lawyers, 2nd Edition as the single best resource he knows for lawyers interested in exploring how to cut legal research expenses by trying and using free or inexpensive legal information.

The Ultimate State Trial Court Research & Analytics Platform

Trellis offers state trial court records for legal research with analysis on judges, verdicts, opposing counsel, motions, dockets & legal issues. Discover how judges have ruled on similar motions, or gain insights on opposing counsel, prospects, or clients. Download the guide and request a demo.

Power Online Legal Research Tools

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Basic Legal Research – Terms and Connectors Searching, by Northern Illinois University College of Law, David C. When you do online legal research, do you have the luxury of time to poke around or do you have to get in, find what you need, and get out as fast as you can?

How Can We Help To Free Legal Research From Algorithmic Bias?

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Stephanie Farne , Legal Information Librarian and Lecturer in Law at Boston College Law School, raises increasingly important issues respective to the bias inherent in artificial intelligence powered search algorithms, both on the Internet and in commercial databases.

Review: A Short & Happy Guide to Advanced Legal Research

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Jerry Lawson highly recommends Ann Walsh Long’s new book, A Short & Happy Guide to Advanced Legal Research. Long's book offers good ideas about balancing quality, speed and expense, as well as a wealth of other insights on improving online legal research.

What It Takes To Build An Online Legal Research Tool

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It took a lot for modern legal research to develop. The post What It Takes To Build An Online Legal Research Tool appeared first on Above the Law. Technology LexisNexis / Lexis-Nexis Trivia Question of the Day

Lexis Legal Research Certification

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Want to practice your legal research skills and learn some new ones? Well if you answered yes, you should get a Lexis Legal Research Certification. The certification is an excellent way to prove you can perform online legal research efficiently and effectively to potential employers. There are two parts to the certification: Proficiency Certification to reinforce the research lessons you learned in your law school research and writing class.

Legal Research Finally Demystified.

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Legal Research Demystified, by Eric Voight, Professor of Legal Research and Writing, Faulkner University. I have a new favorite legal research textbook and reference guide for law and paralegal students — Legal Research Demystified. It guides a student in a logical process to research common law and statutory issues. link] (table of contents and a sample chapter).

Private Equity Firm Acquires Majority Interest in Global Legal Research Platform vLex

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Oakley Capital, a major European private equity investor, has acquired majority ownership of vLex , the international legal research platform. vLex is unique among legal research services for its breadth of international coverage.

Thomson Reuters Unveils Next Generation of Westlaw, Aiming to Make Legal Research Results More Precise

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Just four years after launching Westlaw Edge as its next-generation legal research platform, Thomson Reuters today unveiled the next-next generation. ” Advance testing of Westlaw Precision among 101 lawyers found that a research task that previously would have taken 4.75

Legal Research Company Casetext Raises $25M In Undisclosed Funding Round

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The legal research company Casetext has raised $25 million in a Series C funding round, bringing its total amount raised to $64.3 That, too, won the AALL product of the year award in 2017 and spawned a slew of similar products from other legal technology companies.

Brush Up Research Skills with Law Library Legal Research Seminars

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The Fall semester is in full swing, and many of you may be grappling with significant research projects for the first time. The C|M|Law Library provides numerous Legal Research Seminars to help you get up to speed.

How VitalLaw Is Transforming Legal Research: An Interview With VP Ken Crutchfield Of Wolters Kluwer [Sponsored]

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Crutchfield discusses the ins and outs of VitalLaw and how it’s helping lawyers change the way they approach legal research. The post How VitalLaw Is Transforming Legal Research: An Interview With VP Ken Crutchfield Of Wolters Kluwer appeared first on Above the Law.

LexisNexis Parent RELX Quietly Launches Legal Research Service for Bar Associations and Small Firms

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A new legal research service has quietly launched, targeting bar associations and 1-2 lawyer law firms, but what is not obvious from the service’s website is that the company behind it was formed as a subsidiary of RELX, the parent company of LexisNexis.

More Information on the ‘Quiet’ Launch of a New Legal Research Service by LexisNexis Parent RELX

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Recently, I reported here on the “quiet” launch of a new legal research service, Decisis , targeting bar associations and 1-2 lawyer law firms. as well as president of the company that created Decisis, Legal InQuery Solutions.

The Legal Tech-To-English Dictionary: Legal Research

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Read on for a strong addition to your research trail — while learning what a 'research trail' is. The post The Legal Tech-To-English Dictionary: Legal Research appeared first on Above the Law.

2 competing legal research companies announce merger

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Fastcase and Casemaker, two competing legal research companies that have previously faced off in litigation, announced Tuesday that they have merged.

Meet VitalLaw: The New Digital Platform That Will Change The Way You Do Legal Research [Sponsored]

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Legal Research Company Casetext Raises $25M In Undisclosed Funding Round

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The legal research company Casetext has raised $25 million in a Series C funding round, bringing its total amount raised to $64.3 That, too, won the AALL product of the year award in 2017 and spawned a slew of similar products from other legal technology companies.

Looking on the Bright Side: Four Ways Zoom Makes Legal Research Instruction Better

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As many of you have surely experienced this semester, teaching legal research virtually poses a number of challenges, but Matthew Flyntz found that it also provides a few benefits over traditional in-person instruction. Communication Skills Continuing Legal Education KM Legal Research Legal Research Training Libraries & Librarians Reference Services Technology Trends Telecommuting

Editor’s Picks: Negotiation revisited | Save $$ on legal research | Marijuana election clean sweep

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Practice tips and insights from the day’s headlines are nestled in the latest podcast episodes on Legal Talk Network. Practice tips: How negotiation steers healthy relationships & how to save $$ on legal research. Listen for their top three legal research options.

Legal Research Service vLex Partners with Leading Publishers to Launch Global News Product

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The international legal research service vLex said today it has partnered with some of the world’s leading news publishers to launch a new Global News product on its platform. . vLex is unique among legal research services for its breadth of international coverage.

Reopening the Books

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Attorney, editor and legal publisher Robert McKay brings good news about Bearings Legal Resources, a new, independent legal publishing company. International Legal Research KM Legal Research Online Legal Research Services

What You Can Learn From Frogs About Legal Research

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Any angle you miss can be disastrous. Litigators Frogs Matthew W. Schmidt

The Cheetah’s Out of the Bag: Wolters Kluwer Rebrands Its Legal Research Service and Adds Free Public Version

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Free Access to Legal News. The public-facing side of VitalLaw shows current legal news of interest to attorneys and legal professionals. This free site, Crutchfield said, is a way for WK to engage with the broader legal market. Wolters Kluwer Legal & Regulatory

Legal Research Service vLex Partners with Leading Publishers to Launch Global News Product

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The international legal research service vLex said today it has partnered with some of the world’s leading news publishers to launch a new Global News product on its platform. . vLex is unique among legal research services for its breadth of international coverage.

Interview: Carole Levitt

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This is Jerry Lawson's interview of Carole Levitt, one of the country’s premier experts on Internet research, both legal and investigative. Her most recent book, coauthored with Judy Davis, is the second edition of her treatise Internet Legal Research on a Budget.

International law says Putin’s war against Ukraine is illegal. Does that matter?

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International Legal Research Legal ResearchHurst Hannum, Professor of International Law, Fletcher School of Law & Diplomacy, Tufts University acknowledges that International laws are in place to prevent war and help protect civilians and combatants alike.

The Cheetah’s Out of the Bag: Wolters Kluwer Rebrands Its Legal Research Service and Adds Free Public Version

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Free Access to Legal News. The public-facing side of VitalLaw shows current legal news of interest to attorneys and legal professionals. This free site, Crutchfield said, is a way for WK to engage with the broader legal market. Wolters Kluwer Legal & Regulatory

Justia Portal by the Numbers: Resources for Aspiring Lawyers (And Practicing Lawyers Too!)

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Justia’s mission is to make the law and legal resources free for all. In keeping with this mission, the Justia Portal offers free access to statutes from all 50 states, cases from federal courts and the highest state courts, legal guides, and more!

Pete Recommends – Weekly highlights on cyber security issues, September 3, 2022

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2022 Link Guide to Healthcare Resources

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Zillman identifies sources providing access to vetted health related research, tools for tracking and monitoring emerging issues and treatments, expert analysis, search engines and bots, and alternative and complementary therapies.