A list that lawyers can love.

People love lists.  From the Top Ten Foods for Long Time Storage to the Top Ten EPA Rated Vehicles for 2011 we all love lists.   David Kope is currently soliciting suggestions for which casebook should be ranked as the most influential casebook. “One way to judge...

Happy 13th Birthday to Google!

Happy 13th Birthday to Google! Google turned 13 years old on September 27, 2011.  The World Wide Web had its 20 year anniversary this year as well.  These tools have changed the way we conduct research and communicate with people. Researchers often struggle with...
Rules, Rules and more Rules

Rules, Rules and more Rules

Free Federal Rules eBooks from CALI & Cornell LII. Compatible with iPad, Kindle, and many more! Lack of DRM means the ebook files work on iPads, iPhones, Nooks, or any device, software, or app that supports .epub. (Click to download.)   Don’t pay for...

“The Captain’s Daughter”

On September 28, 1850, the U.S. Navy outlawed flogging. Don’t you hate when you miss an important date? “The US Naval Academy museum explains however, that although the flogging of enlisted sailors ended in 1850, the “cat” was used at the Academy until much later....

The Frugal Legal Researcher

You have been asked to find a case written by Judge Denny Chin. Judge Chin commented in a footnote, “The Court notes that it has had success with its own, much simpler diet, which can be described in four words: “Run more, eat less.” You could search on Westlaw or...

Air Travel Is the Great Equalizer

Noticed:  Justice Ginsburg was on a United Airlines flight leaving from Dulles Airport headed to San Francisco when smoke began pouring into the main cabin.  Luckily, the plane had not yet left the runway.  The pilot ordered an emergency evacuation for the plane. ...