Monthly archives: July, 2008

Law of the Pacific Islands: A Guide to Web Based Resources

Ruth Bird’s guide is expertly updated by Dianne Thompson and Anna Matich, each of whom possess comprehensive legal research expertise on this topical area.

Subjects: Features, International Legal Research

Reference from Coast to Coast: Summer Musings

Jan Bissett and Margi Heinen provide a timely and valuable refresher on a range of well-sourced, reliable, topical websites, guides, print and program materials useful for summer associate legal research training.

Subjects: Columns, Reference from Coast to Coast

A Review of Zotero, the free, Firefox extension to assist in collecting, managing and citing research sources

Stacy Bruss focuses on specific and practical examples of using this flexible application to organize and manage current collections of resources as well as citations to documents, web sites, and blogs.

Subjects: Uncategorized

E-Discovery Update: Lessons From An E-Discovery Disaster

Conrad J. Jacoby examines the recent case of Southern New England Telephone Company (“SNET”) v. Global NAPS, Inc. as an example of how stonewalling and committing perjury, especially with respect to electronic discovery matters that can be independently validated, remains a poor litigation strategy.

Subjects: Case Management, Columns, E-Discovery Update, Legal Ethics, Legal Research

Criminal Justice Resources: Sex Offender Residency Restrictions

Ken Strutin’s guide collects recent court decisions, research papers and reports that have addressed the efficacy of exclusionary zoning laws and the impact of these restrictions on sex offenders reentering their communities.

Subjects: Criminal Law, Features, Legal Research

The Goverment Domain: Government Topics at the SLA 2008 Conference

Peggy Garvin’s article focuses on key speakers and significant issues, services and websites that hightlighted issues, initiatives and services significant to the government documents arena.

Subjects: E-Government, Government Resources, Legal Research, The Government Domain
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