legal news sources

20 Legal News Sources for Illinois Lawyers

Last month, I focused this blog on the great online tool Google Alerts and how it offers a variety of ways to keep tabs on your business, your clients, and yourself. It is all about working smarter, not harder. Okay,…
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Why Every Lawyer Needs to Use Google Alerts

Wouldn’t you just love to have a full-time research assistant tasked with keeping up on the latest news and information regarding you, your firm or organization, and your clients? Someone who can constantly monitor what is being said online about…
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Legal Technology Has A Home In Law School Education

Ever since the American Bar Association modified “Competence” Model Rule 1.1, comment 8 in 2012 requiring lawyers to “keep abreast of changes in the law and its practice, including the benefits and risks associated with relevant technology,” legal technology focused articles and commentary have flourished (just see #legaltech). And…
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E-filing

30 Things to Know About E-Filing Changes in Illinois

As the state court system in Illinois continues to migrate into an electronic filing (e-filing) based platform, the Supreme Court has rolled out Rule updates to improve the definitions, standards, and processes for which these technological changes have had an…
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blockchain

Blockchain: What Does It Mean for the Legal Profession?

A purely peer-to-peer version of electronic cash would allow online payments to be sent directly from one party to another without going through a financial institution.” – first line of the whitepaper Bitcoin: A Peer-to-Peer Electronic Cash System by “Satoshi…
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RSS feed

Streamline Online Content With RSS

In this day and age, we must be increasingly selective about what and how we read. As the internet grows, so does the options for news and information delivery to our monitors, tablets, and phones. Such technological advances have forced…
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Two-Factor Authentication

How to Use Two-Factor Authentication

As we enjoy all the conveniences of the online world to make communication and access to information as easy as the literal push of a button, so comes the dramatic rise in digital crime and internet fraud. Just as you…
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How To Search Google With An Image

While you may have searched the web for the best meatloaf recipes or how to make playdough or a million other reasons, did you know you can search the web with an image instead of just words? Maybe you have…
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Screenshots

How To Take Screenshots

Suppose you want to save or show someone else exactly what you are looking at on your computer screen. There may be times when you cannot highlight and copy some text or a program window or an image. Using the…
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