Monthly archives: May, 2007

CongressLine by Gallerywatch.com – Checks on Power

Paul Jenks’ commentary addresses the role and power of the President as an independent executive within the context of the inherent check and balances exercised by the Congress.

Subjects: Congress, CongressLine

KM Best Practices

At a February 2007 large law firm knowledge management meeting, a panel of four KM professionals and the audience discussed best practices and the connection to KM. This article by Ron Friedmann reports the highlights of the discussion at that meeting.

Subjects: Features, KM

E-Discovery Update: Choosing an E-Discovery CLE Conference

One popular way to stay current with developments in e-discovery law is to attend a conference or “boot camp” for an intense immersion into the subject matter. To help you choose the right conference to ensure an educational and enlightening experience, Conrad J. Jacoby spotlights program offerings that allow attendees to stay focused on specific areas and issues of interest.

Subjects: E-Discovery Update

After Hours: Poetry and Jazz on the New Hampshire Seacoast

Kathy Biehl recounts her experiences at an uncommonly literate travel destination to Portsmouth, NH, where she attended Jazzmouth, a long weekend of poetry events, most cross-pollinated with jazz improvisations. Kathy includes photos of the events as well as a culinary alerts for Seacoast visitors.

Subjects: After Hours

European Union Law: An Integrated Guide to Electronic and Print Research

Marylin J. Raisch’s updated, comprehensive resource provides a pathfinder to reliable, expert resources, both official and unofficial, as well as guide to research strategies. She also provides a context for categories of sources within this body of law and a template for research across all formats. Even with electronic access to the materials, researchers face large amounts of documentation and terminology that is unique and perhaps unfamiliar.

Subjects: Features

Finding Hidden Intelligence in SEC Filings

Barbara Fullerton and Catherine Whitney’s guide includes a range of online sources and best practices that assist with the procees of researching SEC filings including: finding hidden intelligence in specific types of filings, searching SEC filings using free and fee services, evaluating SEC databases and applying effective advanced search techniques to maximize your work.

Subjects: Features

Faulkner’s Practical Web Strategies for Attorneys, Are You Ready for the Web-Based Office?

Frederick L. Faulkner IV recommends reliable, cost effective web tools and services to help solos and small firms manage a range of essential office, communication, information and IT challenges.

Subjects: Faulkner's Practical Web Strategies for Attorneys

The Government Domain: State Government Fundamentals

This month Peggy Garvin turns the spotlight to the states with a guide to some of the most useful, free web reference sources covering the governments of the fifty states. These resources are not specific to a single state, but rather provide nationwide coverage of state information. They can help you find state personnel, news, legislation, laws, regulations, policy updates, and statistics.

Subjects: The Government Domain
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