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To follow up on our 2013 post about Congress.gov, here are some of the latest improvements. In Custodia Legis Blog by the Library of Congress recently posted information on advanced search and browse functionalities and appropriations tables added to the website. Check out the Advanced Search, Browse, and Appropriations Tables Added to Congress.gov post.

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Constitute was developed by the Comparative Constitutions Project with the help of National Science Foundation (SES 0648288, IIS 1018554), the Cline Center for Democracy, the University of Texas, the University of Chicago, and the Constitution Unit at University College London. Currently Constitute includes the constitution that was in force in September of 2013 for nearly every independent state in the world. Certain countries whose constitutional […]

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Via the LLRX.com, the following are the newest additions: Mass Incarceration and the “Degree of Civilization” - By Ken Strutin [The author] states that incarceration is when a person loses their freedom pending trial or by serving a sentence – and mass incarceration is when millions of people are imprisoned and kept there based on a […]

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LLRX.com, Law and Technology Resources for Legal Professionals, is an excellent source of new or updated information about the law and technology. Those that are interested may subscribe to updates via RSS feed. The following are some of the new additions and updates:

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As mentioned in our previous blog(s), Google Scholar continues to update its search and interface. So, here is the latest. Via the official Google Scholar Blog, the two most recent changes include a “more modern look” (as referred to it by Google) and ability to sort by most recent additions. With respect to the “more […]

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We have written about Google Scholar and legal opinions in the past, but it is time for an update. Google has recently announced changes to its Google Scholar display of legal citations. Via Google Scholar Blog post titled Finding Significant Citations for Legal Opinions, Google has significantly changed the way it displays citations for legal opinions. […]

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Pace Law Library has a collection of 53 legal research guides on a variety of subjects including Administrative Law, Animal Rights, Business Law, Copyright, Corporate Law, Criminal Law and Procedure, Domestic Violence, Elder Law, Election Law, Energy Law, Environmental Law, Family Law, Financial Crises, Foreign Law, Genocide, Health Law, Holocaust, Immigration Law, Intellectual Property Law, International Commercial […]

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In order to promote their products and services government document provider ProQuest LLC has begun offering LibGuides (electronic Library Guides) through Springshare on a variety of different topics ranging from basic legal research skills to legal topic guides on such subjects as abortion to campaign finance reform, to environmental law, and beyond.  As of the date […]

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Pace Law Library produces legal research guides in number of subjects. Currently the library has 47 legal research guides. All guides are listed in alphabetical order, and users may browse them by subject or author. All guides are also fully searchable if user is looking for a specific information. Legal Research Guides can be very […]

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After endless hours of researching, reading, drafting and re-writing an appellate brief, the last step is to format it.  That usually requires to insert the pagination, table of contents, and table of authorities.  But by that time, the deadline is close and the energy is low.  So, to save writers a little bit of time […]

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