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October 30, 2014, 1:43 pm, 1360857

The Merriam-Webster’s Dictionary of Law has been available as an iOS and Android app for more than two years now, but the iOS version just came out in an upgrade that adds new functionality by taking advantage of the new extensions feature of iOS 8, which allows apps to talk ...


October 28, 2014, 9:43 am, 1358992

(Last Friday, I spoke at the fall meeting of the Law Librarians of New England and the Association of Boston Law Librarians. I was part of a panel with Stephanie Godley Murphy, manager of research services at Ropes & Gray, on “Turning Challenges into Opportunities: New Directions for Legal Information Professionals.” ...


October 27, 2014, 3:43 pm, 1358434

Avvo, Inc. — never a company shy about about pushing the envelope — has just pushed it a bit further, with the launch of Avvo Advisor, a service that provides on-demand legal advice by phone for a fixed fee of $39 for 15 minutes. The service is available to consumers ...


October 23, 2014, 11:43 am, 1356361

This is another in a series of interviews I am posting, all recorded for the Legal Talk Network at the Clio Cloud Conference in September. The full series, which also includes interviews conducted by Adriana Linares, can be viewed here. In this interview, I speak with Electronic Frontier Foundation Legal ...


October 23, 2014, 11:43 am, 1356362

This is the first of a series of interviews I am posting, all recorded for the Legal Talk Network at the Clio Cloud Conference in September. The full series, which also includes interviews conducted by Adriana Linares, can be viewed here. In this interview, David Lat, editor of Above the ...


October 23, 2014, 11:43 am, 1356359

This is another in a series of interviews I am posting, all recorded for the Legal Talk Network at the Clio Cloud Conference in September. The full series, which also includes interviews conducted by Adriana Linares, can be viewed here. In this interview, Clio c0-founder and CEO Jack Newton discusses ...


October 23, 2014, 11:43 am, 1356360

This is another in a series of interviews I am posting, all recorded for the Legal Talk Network at the Clio Cloud Conference in September. The full series, which also includes interviews conducted by Adriana Linares, can be viewed here. In this interview, Avvo founder Mark Britton discusses what lawyers ...


October 23, 2014, 11:43 am, 1356358

This is another in a series of interviews I am posting, all recorded for the Legal Talk Network at the Clio Cloud Conference in September. The full series, which also includes interviews conducted by Adriana Linares, can be viewed here. In this interview, Carolyn Elefant, founder of MyShingle.com, discusses how ...


October 22, 2014, 11:43 am, 1355565

Since 2010, Alan F. Pendleton, a district judge for Anoka County, Minn., has published the email newsletter “Minnesota Judicial Training Updates,” in which he provides short, easy-to-read articles about concepts every judge and attorney should understand. The emails were sent to some 85 percent of the state’s judges, as well as ...


October 21, 2014, 1:43 pm, 1354915

The legal research site Ravel Law has partnered with the law firm Cooley LLP to pair Cooley’s client alerts with the court opinions in Ravel that they discuss. Now, if the court opinion you view in Ravel was ever discussed or cited in a Cooley alert, the two are linked. When ...