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Podcast #125: Public Access to Law Under Threat, with Carl Malamud

In this podcast, we talk to Carl Malamud about public access to law and how it is threatened. We discuss how lawyers benefit from public access to law and how they can help increase it.

Casetext’s CARA Takes the Search out of Legal Research

Legal research is clunky. CARA is a shortcut. Just drag and drop a brief and CARA will give you a list of cases on point.

Podcast #54: Open Access to Law, with Sarah Glassmeyer & Ed Walters

Sarah Glassmeyer is trying to get to the bottom of open access to law, and Ed Walters is trying to build a company based on access to that law. Both share their frustrations and wishes for open access on today’s podcast. Plus, lawyers are terrible at client intake. News at 11. Law-Firm Intake: Lawyers Dropping […]

Briefs: QuickBooks Goes Online, Fastcase Sues Casemaker, the Texas Law Hawk Eats Tacos, Etc.

Intuit Removes APIs from QuickBooks Desktop and Shifts Focus to QuickBooks Online In a press release announcing its new integration with QuickBooks Online, Rocket Matter dropped this bomb: As Intuit changes its strategic focus to the cloud, they are eliminating communication channels (APIs) to their desktop product that companies rely on for synchronization. In other words, […]

Legal Tech is Solving All the Wrong Problems

Law has a tech problem. No, I am not talking about how we are a bunch of Luddites. Rather, I am talking about the idea that we seem unable to figure out how to leverage technology for the greater ease of the profession.

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Internet Tools for Researching Opposing Counsel, Judges, and Juries

Knowing the ins and outs of how other courtroom players think is a key ingredient in successful litigation. Here's how to do it.

The Dos and Don’ts of Researching Judges and Juries Online

It makes sense to research potential jurors, and social media makes it easier than ever. But courts have only recently begun to issue guidance now that researching jurors and other courtroom players online is becoming an increasingly common practice. Researching judges, too, has its advantages. Some jurisdictions, like California, allow you to strike a judge once per case without establishing bias. Although there are limitations […]

Podcast #37: Internet Ninja Research Tricks with Carole Levitt & Mark Rosch

The Internet is a powerful tool for research that few people know how to use well. Carole Levitt and Mark Rosch are two of those people. They move through the Internet like ninjas through a moonless night. Before we talk to Carole and Mark, we argue about whether Nikki Black is right that 50% of […]

Podcast #34: Pablo Arredondo on Getting Lawyers to Collaborate

Casetext VP Pablo Arredondo discusses what it takes to get lawyers to collaborate. But first, why law firms shouldn't serve clients.