What People are saying about "The Lawyer's Guide to Fact Finding on the Internet"

"Carole Levitt & Mark Rosch codify the very best resources for lawyer cybersleuthing and offer an insider's view of the tools, tricks and shortcuts to their use. This book will help you get the online information you need - better, faster and cheaper."

Craig Ball,
Texas Trial Lawyer and Forensic Technologist

"Nowhere else will you find the vast information resources specific to lawyers as you will in the Lawyer's Guide to Fact Finding on the Internet. Carole Levitt & Mark Rosch have brought years of Internet research to an easy-to-use guide for Lawyers."

Andrew Z. Adkins III
Director of the Legal Technology Institute
University of Florida Levin College of Law

"Internet research books abound, but this one provides a practical, thorough and organized approach tailored to the precise needs of busy practitioners...a valuable addition to the lawyer's bookshelf."

Ann Puckett,
Director of the Law Library & Professor of Law,
University of Georgia


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Carole Levitt, JD, MLS
Mark Rosch
"Lawyer's Guide to Fact Finding on the Internet"
by Carole A. Levitt and Mark E. Rosch

This up-to-date and expanded Third Edition is a complete hands-on guide that shares the secrets, shortcuts, and realities of conducting fact finding on the Internet.

This new edition has been completely updated and expanded - and it'll be updated for FREE!

Written for legal professionals, this comprehensive desk reference lists, categorizes, and describes hundreds of free and fee-based Internet sites. Useful for investigations, depositions, and trial preparation, as well as company and medical research, gathering competitive intelligence, finding expert witnesses, and fact checking of all kinds.

The book also includes information on browsers, search engines, Weblogs, library databases, public records, and much, much more. In addition, a CD-ROM features all the links contained in the book in one handy PDF file. Find the link you're looking for, and click on the hyperlink to take you there--no typing of URLs required!

Discover the distinction between the "visible" and "invisible" Web and how to find information on each. Learn the differences between legal research and fact-finding. Also, read real-world "war stories" of how Internet data has benefited other legal professionals.

This may be the most user-friendly Internet research book available for legal professionals today!

You'll find:
  • Over 700 pages of information, covering more categories and subjects than the last edition, more pages, completely updated URLs, and much more
  • Over 100 screen shots of the specific Web sites discussed An easy-to-use topical structure, organized the way lawyers think, starting with the best sites first
  • An icon system to immediately identify free sites, free-with-registration sites, and pay sites
  • Practical tips and advice on using specific sites, alerting readers to quirks or hard-to-find information

The new edition has been expanded to include a more detailed discussion of blogs and blawgs (law-related Web logs), RSS Feeds and automataic alerts, an extensive glossary of technology terms, and more! Numerous helpful checklists, including a Source Credibility Checklist, including a handy Methodology Checklist are included on the valuable CD-ROM.

Lawyer's Guide to Fact Finding on the Internet | American Bar Association

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Price: $99.95

Availability: This book is currently at the printer, but can be pre-ordered.

Delivery is expected October 1, 2006.

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Also included with the book is a subscription card for a free subscription to an upcoming bi-monthly e-mail newsletter updating The Lawyer's Guide to Fact Finding on the Internet, Third Edition. It's a $99 value--yours just for the asking! The Internet is changing every day, make sure you stay on top of these changes with the updates found in this newsletter. Each issue will bring you both updates, and new sites especially chosen for their applicability to legal professionals. It's free when you purchase the book!
Binding: Paperback.
American Bar Association/Law Practice Management Books; ISBN# 1-59031-671-1
712 Pages; Includes Bonus CD-ROM disc
Publication Date: 2006


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