Category: legal research

Two Recently-Revised CRS [Congressional Research Service] Guides on Researching (1) Federal Legislation & Regulations and (2) Federal Legislative History

by on May 27, 2017 12:38 pm
  Please see: Researching Current Federal Legislation and Regulations: A Guide to Resources for Congressional Staff (Feb. 6, 2017, RL33895) This is an introduction to selected governmental and non-governmental sources useful in tracking and obtaining information on federal legislation and regulations intended for staff of the U.S. Congress. It includes governmental sources, such as Congress.gov,… Read more Two Recently-Revised CRS [Congressional Research Service] Guides on Researching (1) Federal Legislation & Regulations and (2) Federal Legislative History

Continuing RE: PACER Lawsuit

by on May 20, 2017 12:45 pm
Following up earlier posts here and here, and here, please see: Dewey B Strategic on Wednesday 17 May 2017: Will Law Firms “Opt In” to The PACER Fees Class Action? N.B. these excerpts: * Law firms have begun receiving class action notices inviting them to join a class action alleging that the Pacer (Public Access… Read more Continuing RE: PACER Lawsuit

LexisNexis Is Taking the Competition of Low(er)-Cost Online Legal Research Services (Such as Fastcase, CaseText and Casemaker (Among Others)) Seriously

by on May 6, 2017 12:50 pm
Please see LexisNexis’ “LEXTALK” posts: Low-Cost Legal Research = Low-Value Results. LexisNexis Equips You with Much, Much More & Low-Cost Legal Research: Go Cheap, Get Gaps. Go LexisNexis, Gain Confidence Please see also, for example, the following commentary: “Low-cost can cost you” campaign: Does LexisNexis now acknowledge that Fastcase and Casemaker (and even Google Scholar)… Read more LexisNexis Is Taking the Competition of Low(er)-Cost Online Legal Research Services (Such as Fastcase, CaseText and Casemaker (Among Others)) Seriously