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  • Sign up by clicking link on law library’s databases page License agreement does not restrict your use to academic – so you can use for work Explain casemaker – seems to be the most recent version casemakerlaw2.2 – older version? casemaker digest - Daily summary of appellate decisions for your state and all federal circuits, categorized by subject. Casemaker Digest will email or send you an RSS feed of the latest cases in your selected jurisdictions and subject areas of interest. Content: Includes decisions of SCOTUS from 1754, Fed Ct app from 1950 Appellate court decisions from state courts from 1927 State and federal statutes Browse to see other content
  • Casemaker interprets spaces as & commands Browse content using center of screen Show that you have limited search to oklahoma For help putting search together clock search tips
  • Show how you can narrow on left. Upper right hand you can print save to folder email etc….. Explain that green thumbs up means good law

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  • 1. Prepare to Practice Lee PeoplesOklahoma City University Law Library
  • 2. Westlaw “PRO” Prices (2010)• Westlaw Oklahoma Essentials (Oklahoma primary law, KeyCite) 1 attorney $1,392 (year)• Westlaw Oklahoma Essentials Plus (adds USCA + 10th Circuit Case Law) 1 attorney $1,992 (year)• Add Secondary Sources: typically between $1,000-$1,500 per source for 1 attorney• By Credit Card; $14-$250 per document retrieved and $6.25 per Key Cite
  • 3. Lexis Prices (2010)• Basic State Primary Law (Oklahoma Statutes, Cases, and Shepard’s) 1 attorney $1,116; up to 10 $3,672• State Enhanced (adds 10th Circuit, state statutes in the 10th circuit, U.S. Supreme Court, U.S.C.S., expanded Shepard’s, OK law reviews) 1 attorney $2,520; up to 10 $6,432• All databases with all jurisdiction Shepard’s - 1 attorney $5,220; up to 10 $20,220• Pay as you go - Lexis no longer offers.
  • 4. WestlawNext Pricing• WL requires you to sign confidentially agreement.• Small firms and solos can get flat rate access from about $1,400 - $18,000 per year.
  • 5. Lexis Advance for Solo $175 per mo.
  • 6. Transactional vs. Per Min.• ALLCASES • ALLCASES $24 (1 search) $206• OK-CS (1 search) $24 • OK-CS $9• TP-ALL (1 search) $281 • TP-ALL $27• Wright and Miller • Wright and Miller $15 (1 search) $110• Oklahoma Practice Series (1 search) $85
  • 7. Initial Considerations - Proximity to existing libraries and to colleagues who may be willing to share
  • 8. Recovering Online Research Costshttp://www.abanet.org/genpractice/resources/costrecovery/index.html
  • 9. Recovering Research Costs• Need to have an agreement with client – In writing – Explains how research costs will be charged – Model Rule 1.5 & ABA Formal Ethics Op. 93- 379
  • 10. Recovering Research Costs• A lawyer may seek reimbursement for the cost of services performed in-house, such as copying, or for other expenses incurred in-house, such as telephone charges, either by charging a reasonable amount to which the client has agreed in advance or by charging an amount that reasonably reflects the cost incurred by the lawyer. Model Rule 1.5
  • 11. Westlaw QuickView• See what databases are in your plan, and the cost of going outside the plan• Detailed reports to track usage• Can generate invoices• http://west.thomson.com/support/westlaw/ account-management/quickview/
  • 12. LexisNexis Client Validation Cost Recovery Managerhttp://law.lexisnexis.com/infopro/Training-and-Resources/Product-Resource-Centers/About-LexisNexis-Cost-Recovery-Manager/
  • 13. Fastcase – FREE ($275 OBA DUES)• All US SP Ct Cases• Federal Appellate Court Cases in F.2d• Federal District Court Cases From 1915• State Cases From 1950 – present• Statutes From All States• Federal Regulations• Court Rules From All States• Free iPhone App• If Bar Doesn’t Provide Access prices range from $1,000 to $695 per year
  • 14. FastCaseWatch for training on FastCase in the Award of Accomplishment in LR
  • 15. FastCase
  • 16. Advanced Caselaw Search
  • 17. Search Results
  • 18. CasemakerX 25 Bar Associations (TX)Attend Training in Award Program on Feb 26 or March 3rd – See Award TWEN page
  • 19. FREEResearch Guideshttp://law.okcu.libguides.com/index.php
  • 20. Core Federal Collection (pp. 6)• Statutes• Reporters• Administrative Materials• Court Rules• Treatises & Practice Resources
  • 21. PACER
  • 22. Bloomberg Law cost: $450 per user per monthFor access to Bloomberg contact Jennifer Prillimanjsprilliman@okcu.edu
  • 23. https://www.bloomberglaw.com/login.htm
  • 24. Court Rules and Handbooks
  • 25. Free Federal Rules (as eBooks)http://elangdell.cali.org/content/federal-rules-ebooks-legal-information-institute
  • 26. Federal Local and Chamber Rules
  • 27. Federal Local Court Forms
  • 28. Federal Local Court Rules & Forms
  • 29. Jury Instructions (pp. 9)
  • 30. 10th Cir. Criminal Pattern Jury Instructions http://www.ca10.uscourts.gov/clerk/rulesandforms.php
  • 31. Oklahoma Jury Instructions
  • 32. 10 Circuit Practitioners’ Guide
  • 33. Non-Jurisdiction Specific Litigation Forms Handout pp. 3
  • 34. Am Jur Series$1,000 per yr Westlaw - $3,000 print (each)
  • 35. Bender’s Forms of Discovery $3,200 per year on LexisNexis - $3,600 per year in print&ORIGINATION_CODE=00142&searchtype=get&search=3-22%20Bender%27s%20Forms
  • 36. Bender’s Federal Practice Forms $3,200 per year on LexisNexis $3,600 per year in print=on&ORIGINATION_CODE=00142&searchtype=get&search=10-56%20Bender%27s%20F
  • 37. Oklahoma Briefs & Motions on Westlaw
  • 38. WL Next - Briefs & Motions
  • 39. Non Jurisdiction Specific Transactional Forms Handout pp. 3
  • 40. Westlaw Form Finder
  • 41. Transactional Forms FORMS-ALL
  • 42. Available from the Westlaw database (WEST-LF)
  • 43. Will from West Legal Forms
  • 44. Available in WestlawSearch the database directory for Am Jur Legal Forms
  • 45. Deed From Am Jur Legal Forms
  • 46. Core Oklahoma Collection (pp. 11)• Statutes• Reporters• Administrative Materials• Municipal Ordinances• Practice Resources (pp. 13)
  • 47. OSCNFor Research & Dockets OSCN Training in Award Program on Feb. 14
  • 48. ODCR.com for 74Oklahoma Courts
  • 49. ODCR Pricing
  • 50. Court Rules and Handbooks
  • 51. Vernon’s Oklahoma Forms WL (VRN-OKFORM)$1,000 for the entire set new - $100 - $150 per volume
  • 52. West’s Oklahoma Practice Series
  • 53. OBA Formbook
  • 54. Over 800 Forms on OBA-NET http://www.oba-net.org/ (accessible to bar members only)
  • 55. Muchmore LN (OKLA;OKCIVP)Approximately $150 per year to update
  • 56. Muchmore Explanation
  • 57. Muchmore Form
  • 58. LN(OKLA;OKBOFR)
  • 59. Oklahoma Estate PlanningLN(OKLA;OKEPFM)
  • 60. Oklahoma CLE CollectionSearch for CLEs in the Law Library Catalog From Your Office
  • 61. Subject Specific Practice Areas Handout (pp. 15 – end) Bankruptcy Business Organizations Criminal Law Estate Planning Family Law Insurance Personal Injury Tax Texas
  • 62. Free Access at the OCU Law Library • Bring your email address or thumb drive • Research and download documents from these databases for free!
  • 63. OCU Law Library Copier / ScannersScan to USB DriveEmail to yourself
  • 64. Use iPhone / iPad as Document ScannerCamScanner Pro - $5
  • 65. Subject Specific Databases CCH, RIA, BNA
  • 66. BNA
  • 67. CCH
  • 68. RIA
  • 69. Best Case Bankruptcy Software
  • 70. Grande Macros - Animated CLICK http://www.dougloudenback.com/grande/childsupport.gif
  • 71. The End