Category Archives: Apps (Applications)

Working During the Bar Exam? Start Studying Yesterday.

As anyone that sat for any Bar Exam can attest, passing a state’s Bar is no easy feat. The Bar Exam is not simply a test of legal application, but an assessment of one’s stamina and endurance – the haze … Continue reading

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Popular Face-to-Face Conferencing Software

by Brandon Wright Adler In law firm libraries webinar and conferencing services may be a common place software package to supply to the information centers and attorneys. However, working in an academic law library, I have rarely had the occasion … Continue reading

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Virtual Chat Reference Services

by Brandon Wright Adler As the evening reference librarian in my law library, I often wonder how I can make myself more available to the students that are studying during my time at the reference desk. Like many academic law … Continue reading

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Presenting….five alternatives to PowerPoint

by Kris Turner Ah, PowerPoint. The old standby, always there when you are in dire need of a professional and (relatively) simple-to-create presentation. Everyone knows it, everyone feel comfortable with it. Well, almost everyone. If you’re like me, you may … Continue reading

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Even Supreme Court Opinions Change

I was incredulous when I read Harvard law professor Richard J. Lazarus’ forthcoming article, The (Non) Finality of Supreme Court Opinions. In the article, Lazarus states that “the [Supreme Court] Justices routinely correct mistakes in majority and separate opinions relating … Continue reading

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Fastcase Leads the Pack Again – Android App to be Released Tomorrow

By now, all of you probably know that I have just as much love for my Android phone as for my iPad.  I even posted in January about all of the things that I could do with my Motorola Atrix … Continue reading

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Android Love

I love my iPad. Every day, I tote it along to meetings, create and edit documents on it, read ebooks, etc. I often joke that anyone who wants to take it away from me is going to have to take … Continue reading

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