The Exhibit Hall at AALL showcased a clear trend towards vendors offering visualization tools to improve the process of legal researching. From a macro level, legal research has transitioned from being a chiefly print-based medium to a primarily electronic-based medium, and, encouragingly, vendors have developed tools to really exploit this shift. Continue reading
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Tagged AALL, Data Visualization, Exhibit Hall, fastcase, Fastcase's Interactive Timeline, Interactive Timeline, Lexis Advance, Ravel, Verdict and Settlement Analyzer, Visualization
Ravel Law incorporates the age-old adage “a picture is worth a thousand words” into legal research. Visualization is fundamentally incorporated into Ravel Law’s software design. When users conduct a search on a legal topic, or a prior case, Ravel delivers an interactive graphic displaying cases associated with this topic or prior case; the cases that are the most heavily cited have larger icons, thus signifying quickly to researchers which cases are fundamentally important to whatever topic or prior case they’re researching.
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Tagged Case Law, Citation, Court Opinion, KeyCite, Lexis, Opinion, Ravel, Ravel Law, Res Judicata, Shepard's, Westlaw