Category «Legal Research»

Features – The Great Citator Debate

The Great Citator Debate By Victoria Szymczak

Victoria Szymczak is Electronic Information Specialist & Adjunct Professor of Law at Brooklyn Law School Library. She is primarily responsible for instructional use and collection of electronic materials. Victoria co-teaches an Advanced Legal Research course with her colleague James Murphy, and a Foreign and International Law Research course with her colleague Jean Davis. On July 21, 1999, she will be moderating an exciting session on Canadian and Mexican legal research at the AALL Annual Meeting in Washington, D.C. Victoria has co-authored two law journal articles and many columns in Law Lines, the newsletter published by the Law Library Association of Greater New York. She received her MS from Pratt Institute in 1995 and a JD/LLM from Duke University School of Law in 1992.

Subjects: Citators, Features

ResearchWire – Multi-Disciplinary Sources of Commentary Available on the Web

ResearchWire Multi-Disciplinary Sources of Commentary Available on the Web

By Genie Tyburski

Genie Tyburski is the Research Librarian for Ballard Spahr Andrews & Ingersoll, LLP and the Web Manager of The Virtual Chase: A Research Site for Legal Professionals .

Subjects: Legal Research, ResearchWire

CongressLine – The Virginia Internet Policy Act

In December of 1998, the Governor’s Commission on Information Technology held its first meeting (“The State’s Role in Responsible Internet Growth“) at which the Commission

Subjects: CongressLine, Cyberlaw Legislation

Features – New Shepard’s vs. KeyCite: How Do We Compare?

New Shepard’s v. KeyCite: How Do We Compare? By Tobe Liebert

Tobe Liebert is the Director of Public Services for the Jamail Center for Legal Research, Tarlton Law Library at the University of Texas School of Law in Austin, Texas.

Subjects: Citators, Features

CongressLine – Web Accessibility Guidelines: Striving Toward Universal Access

The Law of the Land

The Rehabilitation Act Amendments of 1998 were signed into law on August 7, 1998 as title IV of the Workforce Investment Act of 1998 (P.L. 105-220). (The text of section

Subjects: CongressLine, Cyberlaw Legislation

Features – Finding An Expert through the Internet

Finding An Expert Through the Internet By Aaron Larson

Aaron Larson is a program attorney with the Institute of Continuing Legal Education in Ann Arbor, Michigan, where he develops courses in the areas of litigation and family law. His legal practice specialties include appellate practice, litigation, and family law.

Subjects: Expert Witnesses, Features

Reference from Coast to Coast – One-Stop Shopping for Patent Information

Reference from Coast to Coast: Searches and Strategies By Chris Klobucar, Reference Librarian Katten Muchin & Zavis, Chicago

Published April 19, 1999

Subjects: Intellectual Property, Reference from Coast to Coast

Extras – Using Folio to Create Legislative Histories

Using Folio Views to Create Electronic Legislative Histories By Lillian H. Fry

(Posted May 1, 1999; Archived June 1, 1999)

Subjects: Extras, Legal Research

CongressLine – Freedom of Information: the Newest Nemesis of the Scientific Community

The Scientific Community

Scientists are concerned that the new guidelines will allow the public access to everything from handwritten lab notes to specimens and that it will also jeopardize the

Subjects: CongressLine, Government Resources