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WestlawNext Patron Access

Have you tried WestlawNext Patron Access? This new interface, WestlawNext, is now accessible in the law library’s computer room. WestlawNext is in addition to the “old” Westlaw, now referred to as Westlaw Classic, you may be accustomed to. One big difference that will be appreciated by library users is the ability to download and email […]

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Keeping Current with Maryland Rules of Procedure

Michie’s 2012 Maryland Rules of Procedure have just been published by LexisNexis.  These new volumes are current through November 7, 2011.  Supplements containing interim changes are usually published in June.  The West’s rules are published on a different schedule with the new editions published around March and the supplements around October. (The three volume annotated […]

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Legal Research on a Budget

In a recent issue of the Law Technology News I saw a link to an article in the Texas Lawyer entitled “Legal Research on the Cheap.”  This  article described ways to perform legal research for free.   The author talked about his inability to construct first search successful Boolean queries using Lexis or Westlaw and suggested […]

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CTC2009

I am in Denver attending and reporting on the National Center for State Courts’ CTC2009 as the AALL Representatve to the NCSC. My CTC2009 experience began this morning in the Wells Fargo Theater for the keynote speaker.  We entered the huge auditorium to U2’s “It’s a Beautiful Day.”  Our welcome to Denver included the statement […]