Internet Legal Research Update - September/October 2003

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INTERNET FOR LAWYERS - INTERNET LEGAL RESEARCH UPDATE BY CAROLE LEVITT J.D., M.L.S. & MARK ROSCH

September/October 2003

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UPCOMING SEMINARS

  • October 31 - Cumberland Law School, Birmingham, AL
  • November 6 - Atlanta Bar Association (2 programs)
  • November 13 - Leland, Parachini, et al (In-house program), San Francisco
  • December 2 - Nevada State Bar Association, Reno
  • December 3 - Nevada State Bar Association, Las Vegas
  • http://www.netforlawyers.com/seminars-events.htm

CONTENTS

1. Federal Judiciary Site Adds New Ways to Search Judge Database
2. California Case Law Back to 1850 Available Online FREE
3. Accurint Temporarily Removes Tax Lien & Judgement Search
4. Site Offers Explanation of VIN Sequence
5. Gadgets Lawyers Can't Live Without
6. Study Finds Best Results for Those Who Stick to One or Two Search Engines
7. Network Your Computers With Ease
8. More Tips
9. Subscribe/Unsubscribe
10. Advertising
11. Redistribution

1. Federal Judiciary Site Adds New Ways to Search Judge Database

The Federal Judiciary Web site adds numerous new criteria for searching database of judges. See: http://www.netforlawyers.com/search_fjc.htm

2. California Case Law Back to 1850 Available Online FREE

As the official publisher of California court opinions, Lexis now offers free full-text searching of the State's opinions back to 1850. See: http://www.netforlawyers.com/lexis_ca_cases.htm

3. Accurint Temporarily Removes Tax Lien & Judgment Search

Accurint has temporarily removed its Tax Lien & Judgment search, while it upgrades the service. See: http://www.netforlawyers.com/accurint_no_liens.htm

4. Site Offers Explanation of VIN Sequence

An explanation of the VIN number sequences is available free online. See: http://www.netforlawyers.com/VIN_info.htm

5. Gadgets Lawyers Can't Live Without

From Blackberrys to document management software, attorneys are using more and more technology tools and gadgets in their practice. See: http://www.netforlawyers.com/lacba_gadgets_article.htm

6. Study Finds Best Results for Those Who Stick to One or Two Search Engines

Penn State researchers have found that searchers who stick to one or two search engines get better search results than others. See: http://www.netforlawyers.com/search_survey.htm Find out how the American Bar Association's "Attorney & Law Firm Guide to Practicing Law" by Ed Poll can help you: Be more successful. Be more profitable. Attract more clients. Have your clients pay on time. Have greater control of your practice. Click here

7. Network Your Computers With Ease

A wired network for your home or office may be as close as the nearest wall outlet. See: http://www.netforlawyers.com/plug_network.htm

8. Want more Internet Legal Research Tips??

Go to http://www.netforlawyers.com for additional articles, features and tips for conducting more effective legal, business & investigative research on the Internet.

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