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Are all Case Law Citator Services Created Equal?

A Comparison of Google Scholar, Fastcase, Casemaker, LexisNexis,WestlawNext, and Bloomberg To compare three of the most popular free and low-cost case law databases (Google Scholar, Fastcase, Casemaker) and their citator services with the more expensive databases (LexisNexis, WestlawNext, and Bloomberg) and their citator services we used an unpublished case as our test case. Google Scholar, Fastcase, and Casemaker’s citator services do ...

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Big Changes at Google Scholar

Perennial LPM authors Carole Levitt and Mark Rosch are responsible for this week’s guest post about Google Scholar. Together, Carole and Mark operate Internet For Lawyers, which provides customized Internet research training to legal professionals. They are the authors of Google for Lawyers; Find Info Like a Pro, Volume 1; Find Info Like a Pro, Volume 2; and the forthcoming Cybersleuth’s Guide to the ...

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