ABA: Search Lawyer Wage Data for Your County

by Rob 22. February 2011 13:54

Search the ABA database for wage information for lawyers in any county. $$$


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Stand-alone Zotero Alpha Version

by Rob 18. February 2011 10:22

If that title got your attention you already know that Zotero is a Firefox plug-in for citations that handles Bluebook and ALWD citation formats among many others. Now it is available without needing Firefox, but only in an Alpha version. I plan on using it as a Word plug-in this summer. Nuff said. Check it out



PACER video

by Rob 16. February 2011 16:30

The US Courts produced this high quality video on the enhanced PACER. News to me was the inclusion of audio files on PACER now! Video 



What I am reading: RSS

by Rob 15. February 2011 13:04

I am a huge fan of RSS (Real Simple Syndication) and since Newsgator folded I have used Google Reader. RSS is a web 2.0 tool anyone involved with the law should use to select which information should be sent to them from designated websites. It eliminates the need to go to websites to look for information because information seeks you out in an aggregator. RSS is excellent for current awareness purposes. More on RSS here.

My reader tells me since July 31, 2009 I have read a total of 11,904 items. From my 267 subscriptions, over the last 30 days I read 791 items, clicked 135 itemsstarred 13 itemsshared 1 item, and emailed 0 items.

Here are the top ten feeds I subscribe to and actually read. Only one blog do I read 100%!


Reading trends (last 30 days)



Law Librarian Blog           

The Ticker          

Legal Skills Prof Blog       

The Volokh Conspiracy                 

Dilbert Daily Strip  100%

The Onion          

LISNews - Librarian And Information Science News         

WSJ.com: Law Blog         

Phoenix School of Law Library Blog         



First Law Review published for Kindle

by Rob 7. February 2011 14:53

I hope this is the first in a trend in Law Reviews! Stanford Law Review has the first Kindle Law Review available, to my knowledge. Stanford continues to publish the hard copy law review as well, but this is a good idea. Tip to

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