New Sites of Note, 7.23.09

  • The Soldier in later Medieval England. This one has only the slightest to do with law but it is immensely cool nonetheless. This new British database provides access to the detailed service records of some 250,000 medieval soldiers who served between 1369 and 1453. As for the law connection, it includes a “protection database” containing letters of protection and powers of attorney that men would have taken out prior to entering military service.
  • iPhone J.D. As the name reveals, this is a blog for lawyers who have iPhones. It is written by Jeff Richardson, a lawyer in New Orleans who says the iPhone is “the device that I have been wanting for 20 years.” The blog is a virtual applecart of useful tips for iPhone users.
  • Business Forms. A collection of more than 500 business forms and templates, all free to download. It includes many forms of use to lawyers, but lawyers should beware of using any canned form straight off the shelf.