1. Technology that allows
lawyers and judges to bypass the traditional law library and locate statutes,
court cases, and other legal references in minutes using a personal computer,
research software or the Internet, and an online connection.
2. CALR systems contain
thousands of databases. In addition to primary source materials, they offer
access to business and economic journals, national newspapers, law reviews,
federal tax abstracts, and financial data and materials. Specialized databases
for narrower topics such as taxes, Securities, labor, insurance, and Bankruptcy
are also available.
Computer Assisted Legal Research (CALR)