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Why Our New iPad Ebook Is Not Your Father's Ebook Plus More Posts on the Gear TechnoLawyers Use and Why

By Kathryn Hughes | Thursday, October 6, 2016

Today's issue of TL Serendipity contains these articles:

Neil Squillante, Why Our New iPad Ebook Is Not Your Father's Ebook

Scott Bassett, What I Use And Why: Windows 10 Pro, Galaxy Note, DocReviewPad, And More

Lloyd Snook, The Technology That Fuels Our 4-Person Firm: PCLaw, PDF Converter, And More

Mark Olberding, No Kool-Aid At My Firm: Android, WordPerfect X8, Surface Pro 4, And More

Deb Tesser, Review: Chicago Bar Association's Law Practice Management & Technology Center

Don't miss this issue — or any future issues.

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Five Gems From "The Winning Brief" Plus Start by Attacking the Defendant

By Kathryn Hughes | Thursday, October 6, 2016

Coming today to LitigationWorld: You should read Bryan Garner's The Winning Brief: 100 Tips for Persuasive Briefing in Trial and Appellate Courts. But at 800 pages, you might not have time right now. So we asked lawyer and legal writing coach Kiko Korn to unearth the best gems from the book for this issue of LitigationWorld. You'll learn how not to end your sentences, how to spot a miscue, when you can omit "that" and when you need it, and much more. Also, don't miss the LitigationWorld Pick of the Week to learn why plaintiffs should always start by attacking the defendant.

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The Five Edits to Briefs I Make Most Frequently Plus 44 More Must-Reads

By Kathryn Hughes | Thursday, September 29, 2016

Coming today to LitigationWorld: Our editorial team has selected and linked to 45 articles from the past two weeks worthy of your attention. Below you'll find a sample article from each section of today's issue, including our LitigationWorld Pick of the Week.

Lawyers Warned They May Pay for Filing Frivolous Suits

Tinkering for Tightening

Don't Expect Cause Challenges to Do the Work of Peremptories

Ask About News Sources in Voir Dire

Congratulations to Mark Herrmann of Above the Law on winning our LitigationWorld Pick of the Week award: The Five Edits to Briefs I Make Most Frequently

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Topics: Coming Attractions | Litigation/Discovery/Trials | LitigationWorld | Technology Industry/Legal Profession

Review of Legal Analytics Platform Plus the Best Litigators Litigate the Least

By Kathryn Hughes | Friday, September 23, 2016

Coming today to LitigationWorld: Wouldn't you like to be a fly on the wall in opposing counsel's conference room or in the presiding judge's chambers? Lex Machina's Legal Analytics Platform promises the next best thing as it enables you to analyze litigation data pertaining to courts, judges, and opposing counsel. This kind of intelligence can prove invaluable to case strategy from forum shopping to framing an appellate brief and everything in between. In this issue of I, litigator Jennifer Dixon offers her assessment of Legal Analytics. Also, don't miss the LitigationWorld Pick of the Week to learn why the best litigators are those who litigate the least.

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Review of Wacom Bamboo Folio Plus 48 More Must-Reads

By Kathryn Hughes | Monday, September 19, 2016

Coming today to LitigationWorld: Our editorial team has selected and linked to 49 articles from the past two weeks worthy of your attention. Below you'll find a sample article from each section of today's issue, including our LitigationWorld Pick of the Week.

How Using Checklists Can Improve Your Writing

Review: Bloomberg Law

Does Looking Up Mean Lying?

Capture Social Media With Page Vault

Congratulations to Matthew Buzzi of PCMag on winning our LitigationWorld Pick of the Week award: Review of Wacom Bamboo Folio

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Review of Casetext Pro Plus Better Jury Selections

By Kathryn Hughes | Friday, September 9, 2016

Coming today to LitigationWorld: If you search Google for case citations, it's likely you've encountered Casetext, a relatively new legal research service that makes its caselaw database available for free on the web. Casetext also offers advanced tools such as CARA, which analyzes your brief and then finds relevant cases you may have missed. These advanced tools require a paid Casetext Pro subscription. Is Casetext Pro worth paying for? Find out in this issue of LitigationWorld. Also, don't miss the LitigationWorld Pick of the Week to learn how data mining can improve your jury selections.

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All practice areas evolve, but none faster than litigation. Written by successful litigators and other litigation experts, LitigationWorld provides you with practical tips related to electronic discovery, depositions, litigation strategy, litigation technology, and trial presentations. LitigationWorld also features in-depth litigation product reviews with accompanying TechnoScore ratings, as well as links to the most noteworthy litigation articles in other publications so that you'll never miss anything. The LitigationWorld newsletter is free so don't miss the next issue. Please subscribe now.

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Incorporating an iPad Into Your Legal Research Plus 47 More Must-Reads

By Kathryn Hughes | Friday, September 2, 2016

Coming today to LitigationWorld: Our editorial team has selected and linked to 48 articles from the past two weeks worthy of your attention. Below you'll find a sample article from each section of today's issue, including our LitigationWorld Pick of the Week.

Four Ways Litigators Can Manage Risk Using Office 365

Lawyerly Compounds

Objections From A to Z

A Conversation With CloudNine's Brad Jenkins

Congratulations to Jeff Richardson of iPhone J.D. on winning our LitigationWorld Pick of the Week award: Incorporating an iPad Into Your Legal Research

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Living and Litigating in the Future Plus Amended FRCP 26

By Kathryn Hughes | Monday, August 29, 2016

Coming today to LitigationWorld: Meet Brian Beckcom, a lawyer living and litigating in the future. His Tesla Model S underscores his philosophy — embrace what's new to see if it's better than the status quo. To this end, Beckcom has moved beyond laptops, internal email, and Windows software — Microsoft Word in particular. He also takes pleasure from battling big companies and even Hollywood. In this issue of LitigationWorld, we take you inside Beckcom's litigation practice at Houston-based VB Attorneys. Also, don't miss the LitigationWorld Pick of the Week for one of the first court opinions on Amended FRCP 26.

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First Look at CARA Plus 40 More Must-Reads

By Kathryn Hughes | Monday, August 22, 2016

Coming today to LitigationWorld: Our editorial team has selected and linked to 41 articles from the past two weeks worthy of your attention. Below you'll find a sample article from each section of today's issue, including our LitigationWorld Pick of the Week.

ProView Puts Your Law Library in Your Briefcase

Litigation Tech Companies See Lackluster Funding

The Mechanics of Introducing Exhibits at Trial

Trial Tech Tips: Electronic Exhibit Stickers

Congratulations to Greg Lambert of 3 Geeks and a Law Blog on winning our LitigationWorld Pick of the Week award: First Look at Cara

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Gems From The Thinking Person's Guide to Writing Plus Review of FactBox

By Kathryn Hughes | Thursday, August 11, 2016

Coming today to LitigationWorld: You should read psycholinguistics expert Steven Pinker's The Sense of Style: The Thinking Person's Guide to Writing in the 21st Century. But at 368 pages, you might not have time right now. So we asked lawyer and legal writing coach Kiko Korn to unearth the best gems from the book for this issue of LitigationWorld. You'll learn which grammar rules you can break, how to avoid the "curse of knowledge," how to write visually, and much more. Also, don't miss the LitigationWorld Pick of the Week for a review of FactBox.

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