Your Dirty Little Legal Research Secret

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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.

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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?

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The Greatest Legal Research Hack

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Why spend all that money on fancy legal research tools? Government Featured Podcasts Thinking Like A Lawyer Podcast

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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.

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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.

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Legal Research Finally Demystified.

The Researching Paralegal

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).

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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.

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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.

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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.

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The Legal Tech-To-English Dictionary: Legal Research

Above The Law

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.

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

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Sponsored Content Technology Legal Research VitalLaw™ Wolters Kluwer Wolters Kluwer Custom

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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.

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

LawSites

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.

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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

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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.

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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.

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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

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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

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

LawSites

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

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

LawSites

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.

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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.

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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.

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

LawSites

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

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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!

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Disability vs The Working Place: Which One Is The Disability?

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Civil Liberties KM Legal Research“This is a profound insight from this super-powerful TEDx talk by Lesa Bradley on discrimination in the workplace: Your workers don’t actually have a disability until you place them in a context that disables them.

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Elon Musk’s plans for Twitter could make its misinformation problems worse

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As a researcher of social media platforms, Anjana Susarla , the Omura-Saxena Professorship in Responsible AI at the Broad College of Business, finds that Musk’s ownership of Twitter and his stated reasons for buying the company raise important issues.

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The FBI is breaking into corporate computers to remove malicious code – smart cyber defense or government overreach?

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It’s part of a government effort to contain the continuing attacks on corporate networks running Microsoft Exchange software, and it’s an unprecedented intrusion that’s raising legal questions about just how far the government can go.

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Remote Work Proves the Firm Library Is More Than a Physical Space

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Voizard states that the past 18 months have accelerated positive changes, illustrating to all that the library is no longer primarily a physical place, but rather an entire ecosystem of electronic legal information resources. Marshall Voizard is a law firm reference supervisor.

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Suit alleges BigLaw firm used LexisNexis product to inflate bills for flat-fee legal research

ABA Journal

A corporate litigant disputing the legal bill charged by Squire Patton Boggs has filed a third-party complaint alleging that LexisNexis helped the law firm inflate…

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Enhanced: Learn What’s New In PLI PLUS [Sponsored]

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Legal research gets an upgrade with the newly enhanced PLI PLUS database from Practising Law Institute. Legal Research Sponsored Content On Course On Course PLI PLIThe post Enhanced: Learn What’s New In PLI PLUS appeared first on Above the Law.

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Pete Recommends – Weekly highlights on cyber security issues, September 12, 2021

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Cybercrime Cybersecurity Email Security Encryption International Legal Research Legal Research Privacy Social MediaPrivacy and security issues impact every aspect of our lives – home, work, travel, education, health and medical records – to name but a few.

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Pete Recommends Weekly highlights on cyber security issues, April 23, 2022

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AI Conferencing Software Cybercrime Cybersecurity Data Mining Federal Legislative Research KM Legal Research PrivacyPrivacy and cybersecurity issues impact every aspect of our lives – home, work, travel, education, health and medical records – to name but a few.

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Truth to Power

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This publication has been continuously engaged in addressing wide and important issues concerning the environment and law, the defence and protection of rule of law and in support of those in legal practice who stand up for human rights and equality, rather than simply being focused on profit.

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Summer associate preparation

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Continuing Legal Education KM Law Librarians Legal Education Legal Research Legal Research Training Libraries & Librarians Summer Associate Programs

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