From Rocket Matters Legal Productivity website:
Evernote is more than a note-taking application. We use it to store ideas, recordings, projects, tasks, images…The list is as comprehensive as we want it to be. Evernote allows us to offload our brain and organize our lives.
And how do lawyers use Evernote? I asked a few Evernote-loving lawyers. Here are their stories.
Read full article at www.rocketmatter.com
See also: A Lawyer’s Guide to Evernote E-Book
SSRN, the Social Science Research Network, has redesigned their website, making it more user-friendly and adding some improvements. The database includes hundreds of thousands of research papers from social science researchers, which includes the legal field. Some are finalized articles, others are draft articles not yet published elsewhere.
If you are a law student, academic, or practitioner, you should check out the new design.
From the Legal Issues Journal:
CALL FOR CASE COMMENTS AND BOOK REVIEWS
The Editorial Board of the Legal Issues Journal is currently accepting case comments and book reviews for the 4th volume of the Journal. This is an opportunity for scholars, practitioners, postgraduate, and undergraduate students to publish their work in a high quality journal.
Case Comments (1,500-3,000 words). Case comments evaluate a recent and usually controversial or impactful case. It should review the opinion in terms of facts, arguments, history, precedent, holding, and dissent (if any), and discuss the possible effect of the case on the law or the legal system.
Book Reviews (1,000–2,500). Reviews of scholarly works or legal textbooks should provide the reader a summary of the structure, content, and purpose of the book. It will also critically analyze the book as to its style, success of purpose, and place within the intended area of law.
About the Journal
The Legal Issues Journal is an international journal published by the UK Law Students’ Association (UKLSA) and is independent of any university. The Journal has a dedicated Editorial Board and has published bi-annual volumes since 2012. The Board selects original, innovative, and creative submissions which cover a range of topics of interest to the global legal world. The Journal is indexed with Westlaw and HeinOnline. It is available on Amazon, Kindle, and iBooks. For more details, visit our website.
The next issue will be published in January 2016. The submission deadline is 31st October 2015. The Editorial Board reviews new submissions on an ongoing basis and aims to respond to each author as soon as possible.
All submissions should be sent to the editor-in-chief in .doc or .docx format and should only contain the following:
- Abstract (200-300 words)
- Keywords and/or case names (3-6 words)
- Content of the submission (the submission itself)
Note: Please ensure that all sources are cited and that citations conform to the Oxford University Standard for Citation of Legal Authorities (OSCOLA).
The email should include the following:
- Author’s full name
- Name of educational institution, company, or organization
- City, province, country
- Title, position, or level of study (if applicable)
- Submission category (case comment or book review)
For a more detailed submission guidance and formatting requirements please visit the submissions page.
Note: The Editorial Board will not accept papers that were submitted as part of a class-assigned work. While the Editorial Board encourages all submissions, please be advised that the standard of the Journal is high and we receive an increasingly large number of submissions.
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