General Legal Technology

 

How to Disable Java

Oracle's Java scripting language has long been the target of security attacks, and currently we're seeing some fairly serious zero-day attacks against it. We're advising anybody who doesn't absolutely need Java to disable it. Here are instructions for doing so:

Understanding SOPA, PIPA and OPEN

The Internet is alternately buzzing and blacked out over a set of proposed laws before the United States Congress. This page will give you some resources and links to better understand what these laws are. Read more...

Like pretty much everybody who knows how the Internet works, I oppose SOPA and PIPA.

Office Suite Licensing - Microsoft vs. Corel (New)

An article I threw together after an attorney inquired about Corel WordPerfect X5 licensing. Should you get the OEM version of X5? The Retail version? Something else? Read more...

Office365 Frequently Asked Questions (Updated!)

My firm Roland Schorr & Tower are Office 365 partners and so we get a lot of Office 365 questions. I started this article to address some of the more commonly asked ones. Read more...

Dropbox and Google and MobileMe Oh My...

Thinking about hosting your files on a web file syncing service? You should consider it carefully before proceeding. Read More...

Using Dual Monitors

It can be a lot more pleasant and productive to work with dual monitors. But there are a few things to know about setting it up. This article will help guide you. Read more...

Using System Restore to Troubleshoot


If Windows goes wonky on you, sometimes the built-in System Restore tool can get you back on track relatively painlessly.  Read more...

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Resources

Here are some useful resources for lawyers to use for more information on law office technology.

Sites

Tools

  • CiteGenie - a Firefox add-in that constructions citations for legal reseach you've copied and pasted from the browser. Works with Firefox 1.5 thru 3.

Last Updated: 05/26/2011