Category: Featured Databases

Valuable Post by LAC Group: "LexisNexis versus Westlaw revisited: Comparison of top legal research platforms"

by on March 3, 2018 10:05 am
Please see here. Some significant takeaways: “While Westlaw and Lexis continue to be at the top, their grip on market dominance has continued to loosen with the entrance of technology startups that are both well-funded and agile.” “Yet following are some important areas in which LexisNexis and Thomson Reuters have entrenched themselves in the legal… Read more Valuable Post by LAC Group: "LexisNexis versus Westlaw revisited: Comparison of top legal research platforms"

Two New Interesting Legal Research-Related Tools: (1) Intraspexion & (2) UniCourt

by on June 8, 2017 5:51 pm
(1) Intraspexion is a new litigation-avoidance/litigation risk analysis/management tool, using a patented (“Using Classified Text and Deep Learning Algorithms to Identify Risk and Provide Early Warning,” January 24, 2017, U.S. Patent No. 9,552,548) Deep Learning system (much of which involves pattern analysis and recognition), based on use of — of all things — the quite-frequently-maligned federal… Read more Two New Interesting Legal Research-Related Tools: (1) Intraspexion & (2) UniCourt

University of North Texas (UNT) Annual Open Access Symposia: 2015 Symposium "Open Access and the Law"

by on February 26, 2015 12:36 pm
The University of North Texas (UNT), in furtherance of its commitment to the global open access movement, sponsors an annual symposium on Open Access. Please see here for information about previous years’ events, speakers and presentations. The 2015 symposium’s theme is “Open Access and the Law.” The scheduled dates of the 2015 symposium — at the UNT Dallas College of Law — are Monday-Tuesday, May… Read more University of North Texas (UNT) Annual Open Access Symposia: 2015 Symposium "Open Access and the Law"