Carolina Blawg

Casetext: A New Free Legal Resource

Another place to go online to search for cases and to conduct other legal research for free is Casetext.
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Posted by Nick Sexton on Mon. May 4, 2015 10:54 AM
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Research Private & Unlisted Companies with PrivCo

Gathering information about private and unlisted companies is tough. But PrivCo may already have done the work for you. PrivCo provides business and financial data on more than 500,000 "major" non-publicly traded companies.

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Posted by Donna L. Nixon on Fri. May 1, 2015 2:23 PM
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Current ABA Journals on HeinOnline

The law library has a new subscription to current and past issues of ABA journals via HeinOnline's “ABA Law Library Collection Periodicals,” an expanded Hein ABA journal library. The collection nearly doubles the number and expands the scope of ABA titles available to us. The new collection:

  • Adds 45 more titles, bringing the total to 100
  • Eliminates the “embargo” on recent issues of many ABA publications
  • Includes a number of ABA section periodicals
  • Provides the current issues in full-color PDFs!  

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Posted by Donna L. Nixon on Fri. May 1, 2015 1:50 PM
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Lexis Access for Graduates

May 2015 law school graduates may request extended access to Lexis Advance through December 31, 2015. On July 1, graduates will be able to use their complimentary ID to access a custom version of the Lexis Law School home page that includes networking and resume tips, virtual research training and additional content tailored to recent graduates.

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Posted by Timothy J. Gallina (Tim) on Mon. April 27, 2015 10:12 AM
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LLSDC Federal Administrative Law Research Guide

The Law Librarians’ Society of Washington, DC has produced a terrific new research guide on federal administrative law. The guide covers numerous primary and secondary resources and would be particularly helpful for students who will be working this summer at federal agencies and law firms that specialize in administrative law.

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Posted by Timothy J. Gallina (Tim) on Mon. April 20, 2015 10:39 AM
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New WestlawNext Features

Thomson Reuters recently announced some new features for WestlawNext. These new features include a new KeyCite flag, document delivery to Dropbox, adding documents to folders from the table of contents, and sending custom pages.

The new blue and white KeyCite flag signifies when a case has been appealed to a federal circuit court of appeals or to the U.S. Supreme Court. The new flag links to the history page, where the appellate docket for the case can be accessed.

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Posted by Jonathan V. Rountree on Fri. April 17, 2015 4:52 PM
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