LLRX.com December 2008 Updates

On my must-read list are some of the LLRX.com articles for this month. The authors have put together some great resources. Here’s the line-up:

Neurolaw and Criminal Justice
Ken Strutin’s article highlights selected recent publications, news
sources and other online materials concerning the applications of
cognitive research to criminal law as well as basic information on the
science and technology involved. — Published December 28, 2008

Deep Web Research 2009
Marcus P. Zillman’s guide includes links to: articles, papers, forums,
audios and videos, cross database articles, search services and search
tools, peer to peer, file sharing, grid/matrix search engines,
presentations, resources on deep web research, semantic web research,
and bot research resources and sites.

The Government Domain: Wrapping Up 2008
E-gov expert Peggy Garvin provides an overview of the significant
developments in the world of online government information this past
year. According to Peggy, overall the year saw a push by individuals
and nongovernment organizations for increased access to digital
government information. Specifically, new official government and
non-government websites came online, and existing sites developed more
sophisticated features.

A Guide for the Perplexed: Libraries and the Google Library Project Settlement
Jonathan Band’s article outlines the settlement’s provisions, with
special emphasis on the provisions that apply directly to libraries.
The settlement is extremely complex (over 200 pages long, including
attachments), so this paper of necessity simplifies many of its

E-Discovery Update: My E-Discovery Holiday Wish List
Conrad J. Jacoby’s holiday wish is for the legal community to finally
develop one or more judicially accepted standards that can be used to
craft consistent ways of requesting and producing information. With
baseline procedures in place, both producing and requesting parties,
as well as judges, will be able to make more informed decisions about
the need for discovery and the way in which such discovery should be

If anyone has ideas for articles, editor Sabrina Pacifici always welcomes new contributions.

Sabrina I. Pacifici
Founder, Editor, Publisher
LLRX.com, established in 1996

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