The official blog of the Illinois Supreme Court Commission on Professionalism discusses ways to foster professionalism and civility among lawyers and judges.
Posts cover the blogger's thoughts on contract drafting and contract automation, critique other document assembly systems and otherwise explore language in legal contracts.
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.
FOIA Advisor is a one-stop, online freedom of information resource for both experienced practitioners and new FOIA requesters. Visitors have free access to federal court decisions, reference material, how-to-guides, FOIA news, and a Q-and-A forum.
Posts include links to legal writing resources, offer editing tips and note court opinions in which the judges writing them had a little fun.
"LawProse Lesson" posts, numbering into the hundreds, discuss particular usage and style issues or explore more generally how to write well.