Illinois Agencies on the WebBy Phill JohnsonSeptember 2004Column, Page 493More and more information is available on state agency Web sites, much of it useful to lawyers and – best of all – free.
Finding Legal Briefs OnlineBy Thomas KeefeJuly 2004Column, Page 373Someone else's brief can serve as the starting point; maybe even the foundation; for yours. But how do you find one? Here are some possibilities.
Free on the 'Net: FindLaw, LexisONE and MoreBy Phill JohnsonNovember 2003Column, Page 579West Group and LexisNexis both offer free online research services that, while much more modest than Lexis and Westlaw, are well worth visiting.
The "Science" of Citation AnalysisBy Paul D. CallisterSeptember 2003Column, Page 473Is legal research a science grounded in precise measurements or is it an art based on subjective editorial judgments? And does it matter?
How to Find Jury InstructionsBy Phill JohnsonJuly 2003Column, Page 361Jury instructions aren't hard to find in print, but you'll have less luck searching online.