Monthly Archives: January 2011

Salary data for bean counters

I added the Robert Half Salary Centre to the “Accountants” section of the Compensation entry, with a cross-reference from Accounting Firms.

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Legal writing style manuals

In response to a listserv query for legal writing style manuals, Ken Svengalis recommended The Red Book: A Manual on Legal Style (West, 2006) and The Elements of Legal Style (Oxford, 2002).    I wrote those books into a “Style Manuals” section that also recommends checking future … Continue reading

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Alabama docket sheets, case information and tracking

Need a docket sheet from an Alabama trial court?  Courtlink and CourtExpress don’t cover the Alabama courts, and there’s no free database either.   Instead, Alabama sponsors a number of subscription databases, which are now included in a new “Docket Sheets and … Continue reading

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Globalex updates to foreign law articles

Globalex announced updates to articles in the European Union, Norway and Israel entries but, mercifully, only the Israel link needed to be replaced.

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Apparently they have legal research guides in paradise

Aloha!  While fixing a link to Richard Kahle’s How to Research Constitutional, Legislative and Statutory History in Hawaii I found another guide to Hawaiian legislative history, Researching the History of a Hawai‘i Statute by Roberta Woods.  Also by Ms. Woods: a useful and interesting guide … Continue reading

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Locating property owners in New Jersey

If you have to look up the current owner of real property in New Jersey, the New Jersey entry now has a “Real Estate” section with helpful resources and sage advice.   Big tip:  Check the currency of your sources; many just republish annual … Continue reading

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Garden State Legislative Histories

The back-end database has been successfully transferred, and I’m pleased to say the first information I added to InMotion’s server is a link from the New Jersey entry to an  extensive collection of New Jersey legislative histories compiled by the … Continue reading

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Research in motion

I’m moving the Guide’s back-end  database to InMotion Hosting.  If all goes well I should be able to edit again by tomorrow evening.

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Color Book entries now include the New York Colorbooks

When you’re asked to look in the “Green Book,” it’s nice to know which of the thousands of green books the attorney is talking about.  To help with that, the Guide has a number of “color book” entries which, as of today, include … Continue reading

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Links fixed through the “Fs”

I’ve corrected the broken links on the 2010 link check through the entries starting with “F.”  Just 178 more broken links to go.

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