Regional Differences Between Free Legal Sites

The 3 global legal publishers (Reed Elsevier LexisNexis, Thomson Reuters Westlaw, Wolters Kluwer) often have regional sites that provide legal information.  It is surprising, though, the differences in quality of content, layout, and information available.  I recently happened upon Findlaw Australia, a Thomson Reuter’s property.  You can find information about lawyers there, as well as …

Different Perspective: Use Legal Resources Meant for Public

Typically, a lawyer or someone else doing legal research might come at a problem – and look for resources – as a lawyer.  As I outline in the text, that world of information is pretty well-documented.  Some resources are designed to provide a public access point, meaning general public, to encourage non-legal researchers to get …