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  • ProPublica Provides Database of Payments to Physicians by Pharmaceutical Companies
    09/09/2011 - 12:50
          ProPublica, the "independent, non-profit newsroom that produces investigative journalism in the public interest," has created a searchable database of payments made by pharmaceutical companies to doctors - usually as compensation for presentations the doctors make that discuss the companies' drugs. While this information is not part of the public record...

  • Free Federal Rules eBooks Available | Includes Civil Procedure, Criminal Procedure, and Evidence
    09/06/2011 - 11:22
          Cornell's Legal Information Institute (LII) and the Center for Computer-Assisted Legal Instruction (CALI) have teamed up to create free eBook versions of the Federal Rules of Criminal Procedure, the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure, and the Federal Rules of Evidence. The ebooks are published in the .epub format, making them compatible with iPads, iPhones, Nooks...

  • Jureeka Browser Plug-in Creates Links to Case Law Citations, Rules, Decision, and Statutes in Web Pages
    08/31/2011 - 12:33
          On August 30, the developer Michael Poulshock announced the release of version 4.0 of his Jureeka Web browser extension for Firefox. Version 4.0 for Chrome will be released in the near future. Jureeka is a free add-on application that you can download and install in your Web browser that automatically recognizes legal citations in Web pages you are reading and turns...

  • Expert Witness Profiler Site Provides Detailed Background Reports on Expert Witnesses
    08/18/2011 - 12:13
          Lawyers and expert witnesses can now obtain extensive background reports on specific expert witnesses from the newly launched Expert Witness Profiler Web site.* The Profiles include detailed information about the expert witnesses' professional, personal, and litigation backgrounds. These Expert Witness Profiles are created by scouring numerous sources,...

  • Google Integrates News Archive Search Into Current News Search, Weakens Archive Search
    08/17/2011 - 17:31
          Back in May, we wrote about Google's cancellation of its News Archive project. At the time, the Boson Phoenix, one of the newspaper partners providing content to the News Archive, reported that the Archive was expected to live on - it's just that no new content would be added to it. While conducting test searches today, we have learned that Google has...

  • G-Mail Plug-in Boomerang Now Available for Mobile
    08/09/2011 - 18:13
          Gmail plug-in Boomerang is now available as a mobile site/app. Boomerang allows you to schedule Gmail messages for delivery in the future. The annoucement was made this afternoon in a blog post by Boomerang's developer Baydin, Inc. We've been big fans of Boomerang's integration into the desktop version of the Gmail inbox. Last month, Boomerang came out of...

  • Google Increases File Size Limit In Google Docs
    07/21/2011 - 10:07
          UPDATED 7/21/11 2:30 PDST: Google has increased the maximum storage space size for files that can be stored for free within Google Docs from 1GB to 10GB.  There has been no increase in amount of storage that accompanies the Google Docs accounts however - that amount remains at 1GB. The increased file storage limit is only applicable to users who purchase additional...

  • Google Stops the Clock on Realtime Search Results
    07/06/2011 - 19:33
          Google has discontinued its Realtime Web Search results. The "Realtime" option no longer appears in the left hand sidebar nor does it appear in the "More" drop-down menu that appears at the top of the Google Web Search homepage. It has been reported that Realtime results were discontinued because Google's agreement with Twitter to receive...

  • Goggle HomePage Redesign Hides Advanced Search
    07/01/2011 - 12:29
         Google has redesigned its Web Search home page. There has been alot of discussion online about the black bar across the top of the new design, the choice of the red "overline" and white for the active "tab", and gray for other available tabs. Some people have even chosen to focus on the new square buttons to activate the "Google Search" and...

  • Google Launches 'What Do you Love' Aggregator | Or Does It?
    06/28/2011 - 00:47
         Google has launched a new search aggregator service. The What Do You Love About Google site ( displays results from multiple Google specialized databases and services all on one page. Like most Google services, the WDYL homepage carries a single box and a search button. Keeping with the "love" theme, the search button contains a heart. ...

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