Monthly Archives: August 2011

Sysoon.com | dead people search engine, funeral news and directory

Thanks to M.Benec for recommending Sysoon.com, billed as a “dead people search engine, funeral news and directory.”  The site did a great job of identifying my deceased relatives, so I added it as a resource for finding “Potentially Dead People” … Continue reading

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New project: Redesign for all state entries

I am going to start a project to organize all the state entries into a consistent and more useful format.  Some changes to the state entries will include: Organizing the entries by branch of government Replacing the general references to … Continue reading

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Free database for international law research

I added the WorldLII International Law Library — a searchable database of international case law, journal articles and treaties — to the International Law, International Court of Justice , International Criminal Court and Treaties – Foreign entries.  While I was at it, I … Continue reading

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Garner’s recommended for understanding and explaining legal terms

Yesterday I looked through Garner’s Dictionary of Legal Usage for the first time and promptly added it to the “Legal” section of the Dictionaries entry.   I recommend Garner’s as the next place to look after Black’s if you need to understand or demonstrate the meaning or … Continue reading

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Online sources for intraday stock prices

I updated the section on “Intraday Trades and Quotes” in the Stock Prices entry.  Big thanks to Tamara Phalen for letting me know about NASDAQ-On-Demand and TickData.com.

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