Category: Resources for Alumni/nae

CRS [Congressional Research Service] Reports Now Freely Available Online to the Public

by on September 19, 2018 2:47 pm
Please see here for: Congressional Research Service Reports Now Available Online Details Last Updated: September 19 2018 Published: September 19 2018 The Library of Congress announced today that for the first time, they are providing Congressional Research Service (CRS) reports to the public. The reports are available online at crsreports.congress.gov. In their own words, and according… Read more CRS [Congressional Research Service] Reports Now Freely Available Online to the Public

Important Post: "AI in Legal Research – Does Casetext’s “Document As Query” Search Improve Efficiency and Results?"

by on September 8, 2018 1:23 pm
Please see here. Some takeaways: Does Legal Research = Caselaw Research? One more caveat. [The s[tudy [at issue, “The Real Impact of Using Artificial Intelligence in Legal Research”] seems to assume that lawyers only do caselaw research not statutory or regulatory research and that they always have a document in hand outlining the issues. Do… Read more Important Post: "AI in Legal Research – Does Casetext’s “Document As Query” Search Improve Efficiency and Results?"

Wikipedia as Legal Authority

by on September 1, 2018 12:55 pm
Following up an earlier post on this blog — here — about Wikipedia, please see: “Is Wikipedia A Reliable Legal Authority? (2018 Update)” And the crux of it: Is Wikipedia A Reliable Legal Authority? It depends…but it’s increasingly becoming difficult to say that it isn’t. Far too many courts rely on it what is now… Read more Wikipedia as Legal Authority