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Latest Links - Ethical Links, etc....

By Margaret Berkland, Published on August 7, 1997



Links in the News

Margaret K. Berkland is the Information Resources Technology Specialist for McKenna & Cuneo. Margaret has designed and maintains the firm's internal library homepage of Internet links. She also is a member of the firm subcommittee which guided the firm through the decision process of contracting out the design and publication of a firm website (http://www.
mckennacuneo.com). Margaret manages the links and link annotations for this website. Prior to taking her current position, she spent eleven years as a law firm library manager.

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(Archived September 1, 1997)


Ethical Links
http://www.scu.edu/Ethics/Links/

This site provides links to ethics in twelve categories: business, environmental, ethical theory, international human rights and migration, legal, media, medical, religious perspective on ethics, science and technology, social and public policy, and student moral development. Under legal ethics are two categories: freedom of expression and legal profession. You can browse the ethics links in the database, look at the featured ethical site of the week, perform a search on an external search engine or suggest a site to be added to the database. This site is developed by the Markkula Center for Applied Ethics at Santa Clara University.


NetEthics Committee--State Bar of Georgia Computer Law Section
http://www.computerbar.org/netethics/

This site provides links to articles concerning attorney advertising in cyberspace, general ethics information on the Internet, and Georgia ethics materials.


Law Office Hornbook
http://www.hornbook.com/top.shtml

This site is described as "a resource for lawyers and law firm administrators seeking information and guidance on issues relating to malpractice avoidance, firm management, and lawyers' professional liability insurance. The site is produced by the Virginia State Bar, the Tennessee Bar Association, and the State Bar of Arizona. There is a search engine and articles. The Virginia Code of Professional Responsibility can be accessed from this site as well as the Tennessee court opinions and the Tennessee Bar Journal. Some of the Tennessee Bar site is open to Bar members only. The Rules of Professional Conduct are available at the State Bar of Arizona site. You can also search the court opinions by keyword at this site.


whatis.com
http://www.whatis.com/b.htm

This provides an alphabetical list of Internet and computer related terms linked to their definitions. One thousand plus terms are listed. The terms can be browsed or searched.


Library of Congress Guide to Law Online
http://lcweb2.loc.gov/glin/worldlaw.html

This is an annotated guide to free sources of information worldwide on government and law. The guide divided into five categories: United States, Nations of the World, Multi-national &n International Legal Sources, More Information about the GUIDE, and the GLIN Home Page.


LANIC
http://lanic.utexas.edu/

This Latin American Network Information Center site has two main directories of links: Country Directory and Subject Directory. There are also links to virtual libraries, searchable indexes, and research institutions and more.


National Law Center for Inter-American FreeTrade
http://www.natlaw.com/index.htm

This site charges for its Latin American Legal Materials. There is a link to information about those charges. There are links to selected English translations of Mexican laws from the InterAm Database, Inter-American Trade and Investment Bulletin archives, the LAT-LAW Listserv, and related sites.


Hoover's StockScreener Search
http://www.stockscreener.com/

This site allows the searcher to search on one or more of the 20 performance criteria fields provided. You can also limit the search by exchange and/or industry group. The search is run against a database of 7,500+ companies. Initial search results are displayed alphabetically, but can be sorted by one of the your search criteria. Each company name displayed links to a Hoover's Company Capsule which includes a wealth of basic company information, a link to the company's Website plus stock quote and chart, latest quarterly earnings, current news, and more if available.


Online Manuals
http://www.nicks.net/index.html

This site provides links to 400+ online manuals covering these topics: DOS/Windows, Internet, Network, OS/2, Programming, and Unix. There is an alphabetical list of all the manuals which link directly to each manual.


ProFusion
http://www.designlab.ukans.edu/profusion/

ProFusion is a meta-search engine. You can search any or all nine search engines simultaneously. Retrieved items are ranked by relevance and duplicate retrievals are removed. You may use Boolean search techniques.


MapOnUs
http://www.MapOnUs.com/

This site can assist you in finding a location and provide route maps. It does not seem as comprehensive in its coverage as some of the other mapping sites. It does allow for you to hear the directions. The site is provided by Lucent Technologies..


Legal & Management Information on the Year 2000 Computer Problem
http://www.y2k.com

This site covers liability, disclosures, contracting ideas, articles & presentations, legislation, and links. There are links to government sites which include the military. The site has a search engine. The site has been set up by the law firm of Galland, Kharasch & Garfinkle P.C.


Encarta Online
http://encarta.msn.com/EncartaHome.asp

This site provides access to Microsoft's Encarta Concise Encyclopedia. It is a free, abridged version, of the Encarta available on CD-ROM. There is search capability at the site.


Virtual Legal Search Engines
http://www.dreamscape.com/frankvad/search.legal.html

This site has the legal search engines all in one spot for easy access. In addition, there are over 800 specialized search engines in 45 categories available for use. There are also links to reference sites, freestuff sites, Web cameras, and much more.


Counsel Quest
http://home.earthlink.net/~parajuris/CounselQuest/#cq

Counsel Quest is designed to guide the user to legal and government resources on the Internet. It covers archaic laws, attorneys and law firms, bar associations, codes and statutes, constitutions, courts and opinions, employment resources, federal information, humor and the law, international sites, law schools, legal research, publishers, state information, Usenet news groups and more.