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For the source of this image, see below. Here is a round-up of some of the news from recent weeks: It’s Bashman’s birthday. Happy birthday to Howard Bashman’s How Appealing blog, which turns 14 today. Here it began. On Wednesday, Bashman teased an announcement he’d be making today, so be sure to check his blog. UPDATE: […]

When I first reviewed TheFormTool in 2012, I called it smart, simple document assembly. My opinion has not changed. TheFormTool is an add-on to Microsoft Word that makes it easy to create document templates and generate documents using those templates. The basic version of TheFormTool was then and still is completely free. Even the more […]

When last I visited Cheetah, the new legal research platform from Wolters Kluwer, it was for a review I wrote for the ABA Journal. At the time, the new platform covered only three practice areas: securities and corporate, antitrust and competition, and litigation, with tax and intellectual property due out next. This week, Cheetah for […]

I know, I know. We’re all already sick of hearing about robot lawyers and how artificial intelligence is the next new thing that will change the practice of law. Eric Laughlin However, when I learned that no less a bastion of legal publishing and technology than Thomson Reuters was getting into the AI game, I […]

Uptime Legal Systems, a Minnesota company that provides private cloud services to small and mid-sized law firms, today announced it has acquired JurisPage, a New York City website design, internet marketing and SEO company for lawyers. JurisPage was founded in 2013 by lawyer Andrew Cabasso and website designer Sam Brodie. Its services include web design, […]

Logging in takes you to a page showing all your courses. It’s been several years since I’ve written anything about Lawline, which I once described as a company that was disrupting the CLE industry. What brings me back to Lawline this week is the company’s roll-out of a major redesign and modernization of its website. […]

Widgets on matter pages can now be rearranged or removed. It has been over a year since I last wrote about Firm Central, the cloud-based practice management application from Thomson Reuters. I’ve been meaning to write an update since January, when Firm Central got a notable new feature, but my blogging schedule did not cooperate. […]

With its “bathroom law,” North Carolina has become ground zero for a debate that is playing out in a number of states involving the transgender community, equal rights and equal access to public accommodations. North Carolina’s controversial law bans people from using bathrooms that don’t match the sex indicated on their birth certificates, which opponents […]

Within search results, search terms are color coded at the top of the page and the location bar appears in each search result. A new visualization tool for case law research in Lexis Advance is being announced today by LexisNexis Legal & Professional. Called Search Term Maps, the tool color codes and maps your search terms so that […]