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…


Fastcase

The Law Library has recently acquired access to Fastcase, a low-cost alternative to Westlaw and LexisNexis. As attorneys look to cut costs,…


Free and Low-Cost Legal Research

In law school we focus a lot on Westlaw and LexisNexis, and with good reason. They are the leading legal research systems available.…


Loislaw

Loislaw is a low-cost alternative to Westlaw and Lexis. While it doesn't have all the bells and whistles as those two, it does provide…


Legal Research on a Budget

I recently created this guide that lists several free and low-cost legal research options. It may come in handy if you need a cheap source…


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…


Fastcase iPhone App

Earlier this week Robert Ambrogi previewed the new Fastcase iPhone App. Now available for free from the App Store, the Fastcase App is the…


Case Law For Free

I've blogged before about free and low-cost legal research alternatives and their growing popularity in the current economic climate (see…


Cost-Effective Westlaw, Lexis

Finals are winding down and you're probably ready for a break. So, bookmark this page and come back to it when you're ready - but while I'm…


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…


Utah Courts Online

When discussing electronic legal research, it's difficult not to focus on Westlaw and LexisNexis. They are, after all, the 800 lb. gorillas…