Day archives: February 1st, 2001

Web Critic – Award Winning Government Sites

Attorney and author Kathy Biehl practiced law privately in Houston, Texas for 18½ years before relocating to New York City in 1998. She has taught legal research and writing at the University of Houston Law Center and business law at Rice University. A member of the State Bar of Texas, she earned a B.A. with highest honors from Southern Methodist University and a J.D. with honors from the University of Texas School of Law, where she was a member of Texas Law Review and Order of the Coif. She is co-author of The Lawyer’s Guide to Internet Research (Scarecrow Press, Nov. 2000), with Tara Calishain.

Subjects: Government Resources, Web Critic

CongressLine – Issues in the Spotlight – Internet Filtering and Internet Gambling

Carol M. Morrissey has been a Legislative Specialist in Washington, D.C. for 15 years. She is a lawyer and legislative expert, and has authored a Congressional update column for since 1996.

Subjects: CongressLine, Cyberlaw Legislation

Latest Links – ALA's CIPA Site…

By Margaret Berkland

Margaret Berkland is the president of Data Vision Design, Inc., which specializes in providing IT solutions to the legal community. Founded in Fredericksburg, VA in 1989, Data Vision Design, Inc. provides services that include: applications development, business process design, applications integration, electronic file tracking and, access expedition. Prior to becoming the president of DataVision Design, Inc., Margaret was the Info. Resources Technology Specialist for McKenna & Cuneo, where she still performs those duties on a contract basis. Margaret is the Web Master for McKenna & Cuneo’s Web site.

Published February 1, 2001

Subjects: Internet Resources - Web Links, Latest Links

Extras – Internet Roundtable #17: A Continuing Discussion of Law Firm Marketing on the Internet – Talking With A Master Law Firm

Jerry Lawson is a lawyer and author of The Complete Internet Handbook for Lawyers (ABA LPMS 1999). Mr. Lawson operates the Internet Tools for Lawyers Web site.

Subjects: Internet Roundtable, Law Firm Marketing

Guide on the Side – Humor is More Than a Laughing Matter

Marie Wallace has enjoyed a fulfilling career as a librarian, beginning in 1951 in academia with the University of California and transitioning in 1971 into the private law library world until her 1995 retirement from O’Melveny & Myers. She is the 1997 recipient of the American Association of Law Libraries‘ highest honor, the Marian Gould Gallagher Distinguished Service Award. Throughout her professional life, Marie has been a guiding force in the Southern California Association of Law Libraries, Practising Law Institute’s programs for law librarians and Teaching Legal Research in Private Law Libraries (TRIPLL).

Subjects: Guide on the Side, Presentation Skills

Features – Linking Policies for Public Web Sites

Linking Policies for Public Web Sites In our increasingly litigious society, they are now essential

By Shirley Duglin Kennedy

Subjects: Cyberlaw, Features, Web Management