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-Spencer L. Simons, former Director, O'Quinn Law Library and Associate Professor of Law
Thursday, June 27, 2013
New Legal News Reader: Law Ratchet
you are looking for a way to keep up with legal news, you might give Law Ratchet
a try. This recently launched tool
gathers legal news that may be of interest to law
students, law faculty, and legal professionals.There is a free app version for the iPad as well as a free web-based version.
resource gathers together a feed of legal news headlines from publications such
as the ABA Journal, Law.com, the Wall Street Journal Law Blog, and JURIST along
with links back to the original articles.In addition, the interface will allow you to filter the news results by
category.Currently, there are 40 categories
to choose from including particular practice areas such as banking law, family
law, or healthcare.There are also broader
categories such as trending topics, top 25 blogs, law school, and litigation.Finally, you can also choose to create your
you find an article of interest, you can choose to save it or share it via
email, Facebook, or Twitter.For more
information, visit the Law Ratchet website.