Monthly archives: February, 2008

Mexico and its Legal System

This guide by Prof. Jorge A. Vargas provides a general description of the major features and current characteristics of the Mexican legal system, its principal components, and some of its distinct legal institutions, including – as an introduction to what is an eminently descriptive work – a brief historical background and basic information about Mexico as a country, its territory, people, culture, and economy.

Subjects: Comparative/Foreign Law, Features, International Legal Research

E-Discovery Update: Resolving Client-Vendor Disputes

Conrad Jacoby documents how recent lawsuit and countersuit between the law firm of Sullivan & Cromwell and the e-discovery service provider EED provide a convenient summary of common problems that can arise when processing electronically stored information on a tight timeframe.

Subjects: E-Discovery Update

Burney’s Legal Tech Reviews – The Motorola MOTOPURE H12 and the Sennheiser RS 120

This month Brett Burney reviews two new Bluetooth devices – a pair of high quality wireless headphones that enhance the experience of mobile music appreciation, and a nifty headset for use with cell phones.

Subjects: Burney's Legal Tech Reviews, Gadgets, Mobile Technology, Product Reviews

Commentary: The Theory of the Unitary Executive and the FY2009 Budget

Beth Wellington focuses on specific issues in the FY2009 Budget including competitive sourcing, tax cuts and defense spending, that may raise questions about use of the budget as a tool for the unitary executive.

Subjects: Uncategorized

Knowledge Discovery Resources 2008

Marcus P. Zillman’s annotated guide focuses on a wide range of current, reliable resources for knowledge discovery that are available on the Internet, and includes hundreds of recommendations.

Subjects: Competitive Intelligence, Data Mining, Features

The Caribbean Court of Justice: A Research Guide

Yasmin Morais’s guide is designed to facilitate research on a new court which was inaugurated on April 16, 2005 in Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago. The court is expected to serve as a court of last resort for Caribbean states. The guide traces the court’s history and outlines its mandate and structure, its funding, its justices and recent judgments.

Subjects: Court Resources, Features, Government Resources, Legal Research

More Recommendations from MacWorld 2008

Nicholas Moline follows up on his previous MacWorld 2008 article with more product recommendations, including: a 2 gigabyte Secure Digital memory card that makes short work of uploading your digital photos, a new iPhone compatible stereo headset, and a forthcoming professional recording device that syncs with your iPod.

Subjects: Features, Gadgets, Gadgets/Gizmos, Product Reviews

Happ-eee with my Eee PC

Bette Dengel reviews the increasingly popular and sturdy lightweight laptop that boasts a range of preloaded open source applications sufficient to support the needs of frequent travelers.

Subjects: Computer Hardware, Features, Mobile Tech, Mobile Technology, Product Reviews
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