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Newsletter articles from 1999

Can your computer count past 1999? By James Bumgarner November 1999 If your computer and software are programmed to assume that all year dates begin with "19," you should see what you can do to fix them before the year 2000; or, before that, if your projected calendars, amortizations, or due dates extend more than three years from today.
Can your computer count past 1999? By James Bumgarner April 1999 If your computer and software are programmed to assume that all year dates begin with "19," you should see what you can do to fix them before the year 2000; or before that, if your projected calendars, amortizations, or due dates extend more than two years from today.
Chairmanship for dummies By Jerry Gorman November 1999 For the first time in its existence, the Committee on Legal Technology (CoLT) has a technological neophyte (aka dummy) as its chairman.
E-mail and Internet access, essential tools for modern communication By William M. Madden April 1999 Imagine that l0 years ago a member of the ISBA told the executive director that all communications between that member and the ISBA would have to be in writing, and delivered by courier, because the member owned neither a telephone nor a mailbox.
From technologies front line By David Clark April 1999 Each November for the past several years, I have had the opportunity to attend COMDEX in Las Vegas.
From the chair By Todd H. Flaming April 1999 1999 is an exciting year in legal technology for the ISBA and for Illinois practitioners. If you haven't been keeping up with the latest developments, read on.
Inexpensive time and billing software By Adrienne W. Albrecht November 1999 We recently upgraded our entire computer system. In exchange for our old, tired Lantastic network, we opted for a new, fast Windows Nt system running their Backoffice Small Business Server.
Merging technology By Jay Giusti April 1999 The merger of two Chicago small civil litigation firms during March 1999 required careful technology choices.
Planning for disaster By David Clark November 1999 Just when you thought it was safe to get past the pitfalls of an automation project, the work is only half done.
Questions and answers from the ISBA discussion group By Adrienne W. Albrecht November 1999 Frequently, legal technology questions are posed and answered on the ISBA main discussion group.
Some valuable Web sites for lawyers By Chuck Bingaman November 1999 Each issue of this year's C.O.L.T. newsletter will highlight a handful of Web sites of particular interest to lawyers (and their employees.)
Word® word counts and the type-volume limitations By John C. Craig November 1999 Under Rule 32(a)(7)(A) of the Federal Rules of Appellate Procedure, a principal brief may exceed 30 pages only if it: (1) contains no more than 14,000 words, Rule 32(a)(7)(B)(i), and (2) includes a certificate of the attorney that it complies with this "type-volume" limitation, Rule 32(a)(7)(C)