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  • Google For Lawyers MCLE Webinar Set for February 2, 2011
    01/31/2011 - 11:10
    Internationally recognized speakers and authors Carole Levitt and Mark Rosch will present the "Google For Lawyers: Essential Search Tips and Productivity Tools" MCLE webinar live, via the Internet, on Wednesday, February 2, 2011; from 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM Eastern Time. All attendees will receive a free copy of Levitt and Rosch's best-selling book of the same name on which the...

  • New York City Bar Association Ethics Opinion Addresses Use of Social Network Sites for Investigative or Background Research
    01/25/2011 - 00:54
    More and more attorneys and judges are using social media. Some use it for its intended purpose of social networking (and, for the lesser intended purpose of marketing). Others take advantage of the information contained in these sites for an unintended purpose - investigative research. Legal pundits have argued (online and in print) about the ethical issues for attorneys utilizing this...

  • New York State and Philadelphia Bar Association Legal Ethics Opinions Address Lawyers' Use of Social Media Sites for Investigative or Background Research
    01/25/2011 - 00:51
    More and more attorneys and judges are using social media, either for its intended purpose of social networking (and, for the lesser intended purpose of marketing) or for its unintended purpose of investigative research. There has been much discussion online amongst legal experts about what sorts of investigative activity is ethical for lawyers to engage in. Most Bar Associations however, have...

  • Internet Archive Launches New Beta Version of the Wayback Machine
    01/20/2011 - 18:16
    The Internet Archive has launched a beta version of a new search interface and results display scheme for the Wayback Machine. The Wayback Machine beta version's Latest button shows only the most recent version of the searched-for URL from the Internet Archive's collection. The Show All button is the same as the classic Wayback Machine's Take Me Back button. The two most noticeable...

  • California MCLE Deadline Approaching for Attorneys in Group 3; Continuing Legal Education Compliance Must be Completed by January 31, 2011, Reported by February 1
    01/18/2011 - 13:54
    The MCLE (Minimum Continuing Legal Education) compliance deadline for California attorneys in Compliance Group 3 is January 31, 2011. Compliance Group 3 includes all licensed California attorneys whose names end with letters N through Z. California attorneys are required to report their MCLE compliance by February 1 by submitting the California State Bar's affidavit form or online via their...

  • Is Google Shared Spaces the Next Google Wave?
    01/12/2011 - 18:55
    In late December 2010, Google quietly launched (as they so often do) a new Google Labs "experiment" called "Shared Spaces." The official description of Google Shared Spaces describes it this way: Google Shared Spaces allows you to easily create a space with a collaborative gadget and a chat box in it. The gadgets are based on the Wave gadgets technology, so there are already...

  • Are Tablets What the Doctor Ordered for the Consumer Electronics Industry?; Dozens of New Tablet Computers Announced at CES 2011
    01/09/2011 - 02:34
    The outline for one of the biggest stories at this year's Consumer Electronics Show (CES) is being written by a company that's not even at the show. Nearly three dozen companies are showing tablet computers at this year's CES. All are hoping to grab a piece of this emerging market that has been defined by Apple, Inc. Even though Apple, the consumer electronics powerhouse whose...

  • Big Images Come in Small Packages; Data Projectors Continue to Shrink; Pico Projectors at 2011 CES
    01/08/2011 - 10:07
    One of the biggest stories at this year's Consumer Electronics Show (CES) is about a product that's getting smaller and smaller. More than a half-dozen companies announced newer and smaller LCD (and/or LED, DLP) data projectors. Lawyers, professional speakers, CLE organizations, or anyone who travels to make presentations will find these pico projectors useful. Despite their small size,...

  • LexisNexis Raises Price of Shephardizing Cases in LexisONE Community
    01/05/2011 - 13:38
    LexisNexis has raised the price of Shephardizing a single case at it's LexisONE Community free online caselaw research site from $6.00/case to $15.00/case. This appears to be a New Year's price increase, as the price was $6.00/case when we visited the site in late December 2010. Prices have not increased for longer-term access to Shephard's. Daily packages for unlimited access to...

  • California Paralegal MCLE Compliance Deadline
    12/25/2010 - 15:33
    The deadline for all California Paralegals to earn their mandatory MCLE (Minimum Continuing Legal Education) credits is December 31, 2014. Since 2001, California Paralegals have been required to complete 8 hours of MCLE (Minimum Continuing Legal Education). These must consist of at least 4 hours of Legal Ethics and the remaining 4 hours can cover general MCLE topics. In 2007, the California...

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