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Why Legal Blogs Should Be Your First Stop

Legal blogs, or “blawgs” as they are sometimes called, can be a powerful legal research tool for those of you who haven’t gone to law school. Many blawgs make a special effort to reach out to non-lawyers by talking in a language “normal” people can understand. Heaven knows, many lawyers are far from normal. These…

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Free Access to Federal Cases

Want to retrieve the full-text of US Supreme Court and Circuit Court of Appeal cases … for free? Now you can. Services like Westlaw and Lexis charge a lot for this service. But a new service called www.AltLaw.org puts these cases out there where they belong, in the public domain. The service is still in…

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