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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.   There will be no updated public version as of January 1, 2016. The Internet Archive will host archived editions of the Guide.  To … 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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