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Informative Articles, Interesting Blogs.....

Our guest blogger today is Celia Elwell - back with another useful column of Informative Articles and Interesting Blogs:

Legal Articles & Blogs:

2011 a transformative year” for workplace
class action litigation
, by Ashley Post, InsideCounsel
http://bit.ly/wE1eT1

D.C. Judge Orders Deloitte To Court In Subpoena Dispute,
posted by Mike Scarcella, The BLT: The Blog of Legal Times
http://bit.ly/ydRSeL

Piggybacking on Students' Free LEXIS Access by Practitioners: "No
can do" says Utah State Bar
, Law Librarian Blog
http://bit.ly/wWMHeF

Stop Online Piracy Act Wants Biglaw Support; Biglaw Says, Aw,
Hell No’
by Christopher Danzig, Above the Law Blog
http://bit.ly/zlOlXZ

What Employers and Employees Should Understand About Conducting
Background Checks
, by Jason Shinn, Michigan Employment Law
Advisor
http://bit.ly/xDCynq

The Best of the Best of the Best - The 2011 ABA Journal Blawg
100
, by Jason Shinn, Michigan Employment Law Advisor
http://bit.ly/vQHd3k


Litigation Tips & Techniques:

Did Mark
Cuban's Attorney Just File Greatest Legal Scoreboard Ever in Ross Perot Jr.
Case?,
by Robert Wilonsky, The Dallas Observer Blog
http://bit.ly/lvHt1h

His First Jury Trial, by
Jim Calloway’s Law Practice Tips
http://bit.ly/oXf6U9

Plaintiff “Entitled” to Search Non-Party’s Personal Hard
Drive Pursuant to Modified Subpoena
, by K&L Gates Electronic Discovery
Law Blog
http://bit.ly/wKq3TM

Local Rules, Forms and Guidelines of United States District
Courts Addressing E-Discovery Issues
, by K&L Gates Electronic Discovery
Law Blog
http://bit.ly/wCsiY8

Current Listing of States That Have Enacted E-Discovery
Rules
, by K&L Gates Electronic Discovery Law Blog
http://bit.ly/wpBvYI

Examining Witnesses: Tips from Pace Law Library, by Evan
Schaeffer, The Trial Practice Tips Blog
http://bit.ly/AD81yU

Legal Writing and Research:

Competitive Intelligence - A Selective
Resource Guide - Completely Updated - December 2011
, by Sabrina I.
Pacifici, LLRX.com
(Extremely comprehensive - a “must” bookmark)
http://www.llrx.com/features/ciguide.htm

Locating the Law - A Handbook for Non-Law Librarians,
by Southern California Association of Law Libraries (with hat tip to Bill
Statsky!)
http://bit.ly/x1Cfic

Writing Clear and Effective Legal Prose - When to Use the Passive
Voice
, by George P. Gopen, ABA Law Practice (with hat tip to Raymond
Ward, the (new) legal writer!)
http://bit.ly/vpFHH9

Your Honor, could you repeat that . . . in plain language?,
Writing Matters, by E-Write’s Leslie O’Flahavan
http://bit.ly/zPmgh9


Website Explores the Evolution of Law and Language at Supreme
Court
, by Marcia Coyle, Law Technology News
http://bit.ly/zYikCr

Exemplary Legal Writing - 2011 Honorees, by the Green Bag
Almanac & Reader
http://www.greenbag.org/green_bag_press/almanacs/almanacs.html

CEOExpress (great one-stop site to find all types of handy
links for research, travel, news, etc.)
http://www.ceoexpress.com/default.asp

LawyerExpress (Like CEOExpress above, but with legal slant. See
“user manual” link at bottom of page to maximize use.)
http://www.ceoexpress.com/default.asp

Technology Tips and Tricks:

Review: iPad at Work by David Sparks -
excellent book for attorneys using an iPad
, by iPhone J.D.
http://bit.ly/yNUzug

Ten Essential Classes of Websites for Lawyers, by Jim
Calloway’s Law Practice Tips Blog
(Another “must” bookmark!)
http://bit.ly/vQ7x7F

Six Tips to Safeguard Your Mobile Devices, by Albert
Barsocchini, Law Technology News
http://bit.ly/xwKPfo

TRUSTe's 2011 Website Privacy Index, by Law Librarian Blog
(with hat tip to Sabrina I. Pacifici!)
http://bit.ly/wDYr82

Law Office Management & Ethics:

Social Media Networking For Lawyers: A
Practical Guide to Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter and Blogging
, by Simon
Chester and Daniel Del Gobbo, ABA’s Law Practice
http://bit.ly/v4qApW

Social Media Management Tools, by Jim Calloway and Catherine
Sanders Reach, ABA’s GP Solo
http://bit.ly/zlOlXZ

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