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Coming Soon to HeinOnline: Religion & the Law

“We are pleased to introduce a a new library coming soon to HeinOnline: Religion & the Law. Consisting of more than 1,200 titles and 600,000 pages, this library provides books, periodicals, and bibliographies that relate to religion and the law. Explore the development, history, organization, and fundamental principles of world religion. This collection also includes an assortment of canon law, early constitutions of the church, and rare historical bibles. As we continue to add new material this collection will grow significantly in the coming years.” (via HeinOnline)

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DocketFish simplifies docket research process for law firms

“With the changing needs of the legal industry come new, innovative technologies that aim at making processes more efficient for workers in all aspects of legal. Research can be one of the more time-consuming, laborious processes for counsel, but certain software has been developed to take a stab at streamlining docket research with a new platform. DocketFish has been developed for lawyers, law librarians, paralegals and others, and includes a platform for conducting research quickly and efficiently. The platform employs caching technology to make docket and document retrieval a simple process, and to help law firms avoid costly duplicate download fees.” (via Inside Counsel)

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Four Law Libraries That Fit in Your Pocket

“On-the-go legal research is an important aspect of any law professional’s career. A firm might subscribe to any number of research services, each with different features. The following comparison of popular services’ mobile apps shows how to make the most of each one, whether you’re using a smartphone, a tablet, or even a PC or Mac.” (via ITI)

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Lexis Advance Named Best Online Legal Research Provider by Readers in The Legal Intelligencer

“LexisNexis® Legal & Professional, a leading provider of content and technology solutions, announced today that Lexis Advance®, the company’s dynamic, next-generation legal information service, has been voted the best online legal research provider in The Legal Intelligencer’s “Best of 2014” survey of Pennsylvania legal professionals. This recognition is one of six “Gold” category wins for LexisNexis solutions for the second year in a row.” (via Lexis Nexis)

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A New Way to Look at Law, With Data Viz and Machine Learning

“On TV, being a lawyer is all about dazzling jurors with verbal pyrotechnics. But for many lawyers–especially young ones–the job is about research. Long, dry, tedious research. It’s that less glamorous side of the profession that Daniel Lewis and Nik Reed are trying to upend with Ravel. Using data visualization, language analysis, and machine learning, the Stanford Law grads are aiming to reinvent legal research–and perhaps give young lawyers a deeper understanding of their field in the process.” (via Wired)

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