WESTLAW Nets Experts
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New national witness database offers searchable abstracts online.
THE NATIONAL Expert Transcript Service of Green Brook, N.J. has announced the creation of an Expert Witness
Library to make it easier for lawyers to access the full-text transcripts of expert witness' prior testimony.
Through an agreement with WESTLAW, the Eagan, Minn.-based legal research service for attorneys and NETS
operating partner, and the United States Court Reporters Association, federal court reporters will now make expert
witness testimony available to the entire legal community. NETS users will be able to preview abstracts of expert
testimony on WESTLAW and then order full-text transcripts from NETS.
The company points out that with the exception of a few high-profile cases, expert testimony has not been available
online. With over half of all felony cases and 90 percent of all civil cases involving expert testimony of some kind, the
company says that lawyers will now be able to track down experts' prior testimony more easily to prepare for trial or
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Firefly Is Ideal for Courtroom
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THE NEED for bulky equipment to project computer images, video and other data in the courtroom has been
eliminated with the introduction from Telex Communications Inc. of the Firefly P200 LCD Notebook Projector, whose
folding design, the company says, makes it the smallest in the industry. Designed with lawyers in mind, the Firefly
P200 collapses to a folded size of only 2.9-inches high, weighing less than 10 pounds. With these dimensions, the
projector fits into most briefcases, giving legal professionals a new level of portability for presentation equipment,
according to the Minneapolis-based Telex.
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