Legal research services—Bloomberg BNA, LexisNexis, Westlaw—are a big part of this blog's beat. But O'Grady also takes close looks at new legal research platforms, interviews legal publishing leaders, and explores the evolving role of law librarians as the profession absorbs new technology and law firms rethink how they serve clients.
"Posts simplify and give clarity to the ever-changing, complex world of ESI and discovery by providing workflow examples, best practice tips, and assessing recent court rulings and news updates."
"The Discovery Advocate blog...takes a practical look at modern discovery practice and the developments and trends that impact today’s litigants in the trenches of litigation."
Though titularly aimed at family law practitioner this is a law practice management and marketing blog with ideas that are broadly applicable across many practice areas. The blogger spins out larger lessons for attorneys looking to better manage their small and midsize shops.
Discusses e-discovery issues, trends and news, including recent court cases and interviews with people in the legal industry.
Covers "the legal process management zeitgeist, from case law and industry trends to analyst reports, forums and emerging best practices."
"Insights—with an emphasis on facilitating the relationship between legal and technology professionals." Posts cover Internet law cases of interest and discuss e-discovery and the author's general thoughts about the use of social media.
Posts offer tips on conducting electronic discovery, including data searches, management techniques and new technologies.
"Candid analysis of the issues, process and technology involved in electronic discovery."
"Posts focus on privacy and EU data protection, ediscovery, and social media laws, cases and policies. Some examples are 'The Meaning of “Consent” in the EU Data Protection Framework: A New Article 29 Working Party Opinion', 'The Review of the EU Data Protection Framework v. The State of Online Consumer Privacy in the US' and 'Privacy, European Union Data Protection and EDiscovery'." Twitter Weekly Updates is a recurring column of aggregated tweets.
Posts cover how law firms and other entities are delivering varying degrees of legal services online and gauge the public's attitude toward these new business models.
Posts summarize and offer commentary on cases related to e-discovery and note amendments to the rules of civil procedure.
The blawg contains comments on technology-based legal issues including privacy, IP, and IT.
"Whether you are just beginning the next groundbreaking internet startup, finding the next social media or internet marketing campaign or have been in existence for hundreds of years and are trying to figure out the new media landscape, you will have to face legal issues that are specifically-tailored and trying to keep up with Web 2.0."
"Captures commentary on legal industry business models, technology and the law, innovation, culture change and legal practice management."
This blog mixes personal musings with takes on law and politics.
"eDiscovery can be an intimidating monster and a huge financial burden. We believe that wasting time and money is a cardinal sin and we’re here to help. We show you how smart systems can make the most of your staff, technology, and budgetary resources and give you tips and advice for better eDiscovery practices."
Posts are directed at family law practitioners who want to work more efficiently by taking advantage of the technological tools that are available.
A student-run blog with a focus on law school, intellectual property, technology, and other related topics.
The FutureLawyer experiments and tests all sorts of techno gadgets, software and screens so you don’t have to. Most of his tech reviews are in the context of law practice, explaining how technology can ease practice burdens and improve productivity. The blog uses humor and attitude to provide information to lawyers about how to be more productive in their practices with the use of technology. Some off-topic posts cover the Redskins.
Groklaw covers legal news of interest to the free software and open source community, such as the SCO litigation regarding Linux. Additionally, the site offers attorneys technical advice. Any attorney can submit technical questions that they might need to understand to be able to handle a deposition, for example, of an expert.
This blawg is dedicated to the KZSU-FM (Stanford University) radio interview show and podcast Hearsay Culture, “an interview talk show that focuses on the intersection of technology and society. How is our world impacted by the great technological changes taking place? Each week, a different sphere is explored.”
"What is Information Law? We see it as an obvious convergence of intellectual property doctrine, communications regulation, First Amendment norms, and new technology. As information becomes the most precious commodity of the 21st century, the law surrounding it will have to evolve. That’s what we want to talk and think about here—along with various related and not-so-related threads (hey, “information” covers a lot of ground!)."
"This site connects the legal issues arising from considerations of privacy, data security, information technology, outsourcing, e-commerce, the Internet and social media, cloud computing, information management and e-discovery."
Posts cover governmental regulations in the United States and Europe regarding privacy and data security.