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New Look For Secondary Sources On Westlaw

The Alameda County Law Library currently has access via Westlaw to a number of Thomson Reuters secondary sources for legal research.  Digital access includes some California attorney favorites – such as the Rutter Group Practice Guides (aka the California Practice Guides series.) 400 more words

Miscellaneous

Legal research evolves, ROSS artificial intelligence edges ahead in some areas

Bob Ambrogi is an experienced and talented journalist who covers the legal profession. And all of that means he has the essential element of skepticism… 374 more words

Legal Events

Resource Spotlight: Practice Point

The Law Library has recently added access to Practice Point. This Westlaw tool designed for transactional attorneys combines Practical Law with Westlaw resources. This database is organized by transactional task, practice area or by content type. 66 more words

Resource Spotlight

Understanding citations – CASES

  1. INTERPRETING CASE CITATIONS

GENERAL RULES

What does case citation mean?

Case citation is a system of referencing by which legal professionals can identify a legal case heard and decided by one of the courts in the UK. 507 more words

Legal Databases

Join us to Learn the Basics of Westlaw!

Join us to learn the basics of using Westlaw!

Are you new to legal research? Want to learn to use one of the most common legal research databases? 35 more words

Sometimes, I use Google for Legal Research

I received an e-mail from a potential client this week that sort of confused me. Frankly, I didn’t know the answer.

The dispute related to a term I hadn’t seen before. 238 more words

Legal Profession

LexisNexis' Next-Generation Solution Means End of Lexis.com.

It’s Last Rites for Lexis.com, As LexisNexis Sets Date for Shutdown, by Robert Ambrogi, LawSites Blog

http://www.lawsitesblog.com/2016/12/last-rites-lexis-com-lexisnexis-sets-date-shutdown.html

“Prepare last rites for Lexis.com. The legacy legal research service will be leaving this world at the end of 2017.

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Robert Ambrogi