Legal Research

  • Legal Research, LexisNexis / Lexis-Nexis, Technology, Westlaw

    Bloomberg to Compete with Lexis and Westlaw

    It’s been a long time coming, but Bloomberg is finally ready to unveil its new legal research tool. It will compete with Lexis and Westlaw for the hearts and minds of law students and junior associates across the land. Bloomberg Law will have its launch party at the end of the month at the west […]

    65 Comments / / Oct 6, 2009 at 12:02 PM
  • Legal Research, Racism, Technology, Westlaw

    Westlaw Printer Access Restored for Puerto Rico!

    Life happens fast. This morning we reported that Thomson Reuters had revoked free printer access to law schools in Puerto Rico. It seems that the policy has now been reversed. A message from University of Puerto Rico law professor José Julián Álvarez González, after the jump.

    21 Comments / / Aug 24, 2009 at 4:07 PM
  • Legal Research, Racism, Technology, Westlaw

    Is Westlaw Discriminating Against Puerto Rico?

    Update (4:15): After this post went was published, Thomson Reuters reversed course and reinstated the free printer access to Puerto Rican law schools. Click here for our coverage. Thomson Reuters owns Westlaw and is one of the two major gatekeepers to legal research in the modern world. Recently, the company made an economic decision that […]

    56 Comments / / Aug 24, 2009 at 1:32 PM