Written by law student Rex Gradeless, known as Rex7 to his thousands of Twitter followers, this site aims to connect lawyers to new technologies in hopes of making the practice of law easier – both inside and outside of the courtroom. This site is a valuable resource of information on the use of blogs and social media for lawyers and law firms from a law student’s perspective.
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According to news reports, Facebook has called an “all hands” meeting today to discuss its privacy policies. That’s because they are facing a brewing revolt among Facebook users alarmed by the company’s cavalier attitude toward protecting your privacy. In recent months,...
How do you cite a Podcast in a legal document? First, I checked my PAPER copy of The Bluebook and “Podcast” was nowhere. I thought maybe an Internet citation, or some type of audio citation, would be a respectable work-around but that a Podcast should require some different citation...
The North Carolina Bar Association published Proposed 2010 Formal Ethics Opinion 7, which concludes that: …a law firm may contract with a vendor of software as a service provided the risks that confidential client information may be disclosed or lost are effectively minimized. This opinion is...
Cuyahoga County Common Pleas Judge Shirley Strickland Saffold allegedly made anonymous comments online about her pending cases, using the clever moniker, “Lawmiss.” Judge Saffold then refused to recuse herself on a motion from defense counsel. Related posts:Comment Fail for 184.108.40.206 Kansas...
Learn how to properly send a link to a Google hosted case, without revealing what terms you used to find the case. Related posts:Google Scholar Search Now Includes U.S. Case Law and Legal Journals WestlawNext: It’s About Time Google vs. Bing It’s no secret that Google...
Today software is as expensive as ever. However, more and more free alternatives pop up all the time. Today's post looks at free alternatives for your commercial anti-virus, budgeting, and photo editing software. Related posts:School Sues Student for Facebook Comments Facebook Cuts Junk Launches...
Huma and Josh discuss new proposed jury instructions. Are they re-inventing the wheel, or making something actually useful? Find out what new comedy website for lawyers has everyone laughing. Our dynamic duo also discusses what one southeast Pennsylvania school district is doing to keep an eye on...
Most people have to deal with loud traffic, obnoxious co-workers, loud students, or even minor nearby conversations – whether you’re at your law school library, internship, or any other kind of office. For those of us who need a little help keeping our focus, but can’t listen to music to do it,...
The ABA Section of Science & Technology Law is pleased to announce the topic for its 2010 Law Student Writing Contest. The contest is designed to encourage law students to write articles on subjects related to science and technology law and encourage a cutting-edge or innovative take on the...
Fastcase is a low-cost but wide-coverage online legal research tool with a modern, intuitive interface. Fastcase is a relatively new player on the legal research scene, but has some features that rival the bigger research alternatives, especially if your practice isn’t too dependent on deep...