The Essential Guide to the Best (and Worst) Legal Sites on the Web, Second Edition

  • ID: 2112749
  • Book
  • Region: United States
  • 217 Pages
  • ALM Media, LLC
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Every second spent on the Internet searching for the right resource is time away from critical work. The revised and expanded Second Edition of The Essential Guide to the Best (and Worst) Legal Sites on the Web has sifted through thousands of law-oriented Web sites to tell you which ones are worth your time, which ones aren't—and why. Written for both lawyers and nonlawyers, this encyclopedic yet easy-to-use work is organized by areas of practice. The author, a pioneer in Web-based legal research, provides you with useful, in-depth reviews and ratings of sites that will make legal research faster and easier than ever before. You'll also find valuable appendices on sources for court opinions, state laws, rules and regulations and more.
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ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS
ABOUT THE AUTHOR

CHAPTER 1
Introduction: How We Picked and Why

CHAPTER 2
Search Sites: Finding Needles in the Internet Haystack

CHAPTER 3
Zeroing In: LawCrawler, Legal Indexes, Legal “Destinations,” and Other Search Tools

CHAPTER 4
Bankruptcy Lawyers Indebted to the Net

CHAPTER 5
Corporation Law and Corporate Governance

CHAPTER 6
Criminal Law and Justice Online

CHAPTER 7
A Rich Vein of Environmental Resources

CHAPTER 8
Estate Planning with Help from the Web

CHAPTER 9
Family Feuds: Divorce, Custody and Child Support

CHAPTER 10
Protecting Intellectual Property: Copyright, Patent and Trademark Law

CHAPTER 11
Labor Links: Employment Law on the Web

CHAPTER 12
Net Law: The Internet's Rules of the Road

CHAPTER 13
Virtual Realty: Real Estate Law on the Web

CHAPTER 14
Best Resources for Securities Lawyers

CHAPTER 15
For Tort Lawyers, A Web of Research

CHAPTER 16
World wide Commerce on the Worldewide Web

CHAPTER 17
Virtual Justice: Resolving Disputes Over the Web

CHAPTER 18
In Search of Ethics on the Internet

CHAPTER 19
CLE Online: Correspondence Courses for the Electronic Era

CHAPTER 20
Managing and Marketing Your Practice with Help from the Web

CHAPTER 21
The Public Good: Pro Bono and Public Interest

CHAPTER 22
Best Medical Sites for Trial Lawyers

CHAPTER 23
Non-Legal Web Sites Can Help a Busy Lawyer

CHAPTER 24
The Not-So-Usual Suspects

CHAPTER 25
Managing Knowledge Management Via the Web

CHAPTER 26
Preserving Legal History and Culture

CHAPTER 27
Web Logs: Practical, Political amd Polemical

APPENDIX I
Getting to Know the Supreme Court

APPENDIX II
Finding Court Opinions on the Web

APPENDIX III
State Laws on the Internet

APPENDIX IV
A Brief Summary: Free Briefs on the Web

INDEX
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Robert J. Ambrogi, Esq.

Robert J. Ambrogi is vice president for editorial services of Jaffe Associates, a business-development consulting firm. Formerly, he was editor-in-chief of The National Law Journal. Mr. Ambrogi writes the monthly "Web Watch" column in Law Technology News and was editor of the first Internet newsletter for lawyers, legal.online.
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