Asking Other Questions

Legal databases and search tools available online continue to grow–new tools and metadata continually created.  It is ripe opportunity for creativity.  What creative questions and queries should you ask?

Perhaps you want to find out what clichés to avoid in legal journal writing?  A few targeted searches in HeinOnline’s Law Journal Library can yield interesting results.

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Perhaps you want to quickly find the holding of a case.  Let later citing judges do the heavy lifting for you. Perhaps you want to find out when they don’t particularly agree?

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Or perhaps you merely want to see what songs show up in opinions.

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What answers can we ask our legal databases to uncover?

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