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RIP: Zimmerman’s Research Guide

Zimmerman’s Research Guide will go off the Lexis Info Pro site at the end of 2015.   The updated Guide will be available only as a private database.  There will be no updated public version as of January 1, 2016. … Continue reading

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Bye for now

I wanted to let you know that The ZRG Blog is going on a long-term hiatus.  Things have been busy, and I think it’s best to focus my time on writing Zimmerman’s Research Guide rather than writing about it.  Thank you for … Continue reading

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Fourth Circuit jury instructions

The Federal Fourth Circuit does not have court-approved pattern Jury Instructions, but there is a privately published set called Horn’s Federal Criminal Jury Instructions for the Fourth Circuit by Carl Horn III.

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Defined: Statement of Considerations

Have you ever been asked to get the “Statement of Considerations” for a section of the CFR?  I hadn’t heard the term untill last Friday, and it took me an hour to find out it means the preamble and other commentary published in the … Continue reading

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More sources for criminal background checks

There was a spirited discussion of sources for Criminal Background Checks on law-lib last week that reminded me to add to the list of places to find free online databases for each state and TLO to the list of … Continue reading

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