WL/LX/BL Summer Access

Finals are over!  Congrats!  Now that "summer" is here, it's time to answer a question that I get often throughout the school year.  Can…


Legal Research From The Bar

We talk a lot about Westlaw and Lexis in our legal research classes, but there are a number of other low-cost/free legal research resources…


Alternatives to Westlaw/Lexis

My last post laid out Westlaw and Lexis policies for summer access for law students.  There may be times during the summer where you won't…


Low-Cost Legal Research For Free

As lawyers attempt to cut costs in today's economy, free and low-cost legal research systems are becoming more and more popular. Many state…


Casemaker v. Fastcase

I've blogged before about alternatives to Lexis and Westlaw for legal research. Two alternatives, Casemaker and Fastcase, are provided as…


CasemakerX and 2.1

CasemakerX is a social networking tool meant to connect law students and legal professionals. (Read more about it here.) In addition,…


Free and Low-Cost Legal Research Systems

Above the Law has recently reported that mega-firm Locke Lord Bissell & Liddell is now requiring the use of Loislaw before the use of…