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Why the Table of Contents is the Most Important Part of Your Brief

Fourth in a series of 5 TypeLaw blogs on the future of digital legal briefs based on ABA research If you view a brief as the map to a case, the table of contents is the navigation point that directs you to the information you need to find your ultimate destination. A good table of […]

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How Do Bookmarks Help a Judge?

Third in a series of 5 TypeLaw blogs on the future of digital legal briefs based on ABA research A bookmark provides an automated link between citations in a brief and key materials of record for a case. Bookmarks and internal hyperlinks work together to provide access to resources related to a case with a […]

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Making Better Briefs with Hyperlinks

Second of a series of 5 TypeLaw series on the future of digital legal briefs based on ABA research Hyperlinks are a small, but mighty feature of digital briefs. Hyperlinks can either be internal (link to a different section of the same brief PDF), or external (link to a case authority on a website like […]

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The Case for Digital Legal Briefs

First of a 5-part series by TypeLaw on the future of digital legal briefs The legal world has been evolving towards digitization for the past 30 years. Legal documents have transitioned into an almost fully digitized space, starting with the approval of PACER in 1988, opening electronic records to the public and moving into the […]