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Unlocking the Mysteries of Google Scholar for Free Case Law and Article Research

Total Credits: 1 including 1 Ethics

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Law Practice Management |  Legal Ethics |  Practical Skills
Mark Rosch |  Carole Levitt
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Access for 60 day(s) after purchase.


Learn how to conduct free Internet legal and investigative research. This webinar unlocks the mysteries of Google Scholar, the least documented legal research database you’ll ever see…until now.

  • Learn about Google Scholar’s content and date coverage
  • Find out how to conduct legal research using Google Scholar case law and articles
  • Improve your Google Scholar research to create targeted keyword/phrase searches by adding Boolean and Proximity connectors
  • Streamline your research by:
    • sorting results by relevance or date
    • filtering results by court or date
    • saving cases or articles
    • creating Alerts
    • cite-checking
  • Speed up your searches by uncovering Scholar’s hidden Advanced Search menu
  • Discover how to go beyond legal research and use Google Scholar for:
    • background research about non-law topics
    • investigative/due diligence research about parties, judges, attorneys, and expert witnesses
  • Understand the limitations of Google Scholar



Mark Rosch's Profile

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Vice President

Internet For Lawyers

Mark Rosch is Vice-President of Internet for Lawyers and President of its division. He’s an internationally recognized speaker and author on the subjects of using the Internet for investigative and background research, Google search, and Google Cloud Apps.


He has co-authored numerous books and hundreds of articles on these and other related topics, receiving top industry recognition for his work.


Mark is a Fellow in the College of Law Practice Management, an honorary society that honors and recognizes distinguished law practice management professionals, and in 2013 he was named to the "Fastcase Fifty," recognizing “50 of the smartest, most courageous innovators, techies, visionaries, and leaders in the law.”


Mark is a long-time member of ACLEA and the ABA and is active member in both organizations. He has served in numerous leadership positions – recently completing a 3-year term on the ABA TECHSHOW Planning Board.

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Carole Levitt's Profile

Carole Levitt Related Seminars and Products

Internet For Lawyers

Carole Levitt, founder/principal of Internet For Lawyers (IFL), is an internationally recognized CLE seminar speaker and best-selling American Bar Association author. She writes and speaks on Internet investigative and legal research, social media research, social media ethics, and technology for lawyers.  Since 1999, IFL has provided law firms, corporations, and local and state Bar Associations around the country with professional and entertaining turn-key CLE programs. The company focuses on delivering information about free investigative and background research resources available on the Internet.


Together with co-author Mark Rosch, Levitt has written several ABA Law Practice Division books, including "Google Gmail and Calendar For Lawyers in One Hour" (2013), two editions of "The Lawyer’s Guide to Fact Finding on the Internet," "Google For Lawyers," and "Find Info Like a Pro," Volumes 1 and 2. They have also just completed the thirteenth edition of their book "The Cybersleuth's Guide to the Internet" (2015, IFL Press). Levitt also co-authored “Internet Legal Research on a Budget (ABA, 2013) with Judy K. Davis.


Previously, Levitt was a California attorney, a law librarian in Chicago and Los Angeles, and a Legal Research and Writing Professor at Pepperdine University School of Law. She graduated with distinction from The John Marshall Law School in Chicago and was a member of the school’s law review. Carole has a Masters in Library Science and a B.A. in Political Science from the University of Illinois.


She is active in numerous professional associations, including the American Bar Association (ABA) and the Association of Continuing Legal Education (ACLEA).



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