My latest Web Watch column is up at Law Technology News (free registration required). This month’s column reviews: Example-Motion, a document-sharing site. WhichDraft.com, a document-assembly site.PatentSurf, USCodeSurf and Case-Law, three related legal research sites. Casemakerdigest, a new case-digesting service. DASH, a new Harvard University site for obtaining scholarly articles by faculty and students. The National […]
Over the summer, I wrote a review (also here) comparing Casemaker and Fastcase. Each of these legal research services markets itself as a member benefit to state and local bar associations. In my review, I said that “both are worthwhile services with many similarities.” But I gave Fastcase the edge for intuitiveness and ease of […]
Earlier this month, I published here the letter I received from Steve Newsom, general manager of Lawriter, the company that produces Casemaker, responding to my review of Casemaker vs. Fastcase published in Law Technology News. Because I could not replicate their formatting, I did not publish two attachments to his letter that went into greater […]
[Update 7/20/09: I did not post the attachments to Mr. Newsom’s letter because I could not replicate their formatting. Casemaker has now posted those attachments on its own Web site.] In response to my review of Casemaker vs. Fastcase published this month in Law Technology News, I received an e-mail yesterday from Steve Newsom, general […]
The two major U.S. legal research companies, West and LexisNexis, both separately announced new initiatives and new Web sites to help laid off lawyers as they make the transition to new jobs. I have more details in a post I published today at Legal Blog Watch, West, Lexis Offer Help for Hard Times.
Two legal research services are in a head-to-head competition to win the loyalty of America’s lawyers. If you think I’m talking about Westlaw and LexisNexis, think again. This battle is between Casemaker and Fastcase. For my monthly Web Watch column in Law Technology News, I offer a head-to-head review of the two services: Web Watch: […]
At the recent LegalTech in New York, I conducted video interviews with “10 tech stars” who were there. The series of videos are now posted here. The video interviews were the brainchild of the folks at the Legal Talk Network, who did all the filming and production and also did their best to keep me […]
My Web Watch column this month, Search on Steroids, profiles Collexis, a powerful new search tool making its way into the legal market. The review notes, “The company also is preparing to launch other legal products based on the same search platform, including databases of federal and state case law and U.S. patents. Both are […]