Monday, February 25, 2008
There have been number of new, free online legal databases that have come out recently. The CM Law Library blog has a good rundown of this recent information "explosion."
Monday, February 18, 2008
Online Legal Collections
The Tax Prof Blog has a nice list of some the best free sources of law.
Thursday, February 14, 2008
Ohio AG Subprime Mortgage Report
Wednesday, February 13, 2008
Roger Clemens Hearing
The U.S. House of Representatives Committee on Oversight and Government Reform is holding its second day of hearings on the Mitchell Report and steroids in Major League Baseball, with Roger Clemens testifying. A summary of the first day of the hearings can be found here at the Committee's website. Information about today's hearing, including live video and statements, can be found here.
Martindale-Hubbell to Add Videos
LexisNexis is adding attorney videos to the Martindale-Hubbell web sites (martindale.com and lawyers.com) . From the announcement:
As online video grows in popularity across American society, and as technology advances to make it easier to produce, post and watch online video, new opportunities for law firms to market themselves are emerging. To capitalize on this trend, LexisNexis today announced a new capability that enables law firms to create and post videos as part of the marketing options on the Martindale-Hubbell® lawyers.comSM and martindale.com® online legal directories. In addition to opening up a new way for firms to sell themselves, the video feature also allows potential clients to “visit” and assess law firms without leaving the comfort of their homes or offices.From BarclayBlog.
Tuesday, February 12, 2008
Collexis Acquires Casemaker
Collexis has acquired Lawriter LLC, the company that operates Casemaker. Robert Ambrogi has the details. I'm sure it's too early to tell what effect, if any, this ownership change will have on Casemaker (used by OSBA members), but Robert seems optimistic that the acquisition might lead to some good things for Casemaker.
Death Penalty Sought for Six Guantanamo Bay Detainees
Monday, February 11, 2008
Don't Steal Rare Books
It's a really bad idea to steal rare books from libraries, but, if you're going to attempt it, at least try to be a little smarter than these guys.
Monday, February 04, 2008
Is the "Google Generation" a Myth?
Are Associates too Freewheeling With Fashion?
An interesting post about dressing for the office at the WSJ Law Blog.