Use the Internet for sections I, II, and III of this project.
I. Build a Judge Profile
Your firm has a case coming up for trial. Your supervising
attorney needs you to profile the judge using the Internet.
The judge’s name is Kathleen O’Malley, a federal district
judge in Ohio. Print your research results.
II. Perform Company Research
Your attorney has signed on a new client, Dell Computer
Corporation, and wants to learn more about Dell’s business
operations. Print two (2) company profiles from independent
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III. Evaluate Internet Information Quality
Go to http://www.whitehouse.gov and
http://www.whitehouse.net and compare and analyze
the two Web sites. Write a few paragraphs evaluating the
content of the information in the two sites.
Use Lexis-Nexis for sections IV,V, VI, VII, and VIII
of this project.
IV. Formulate a Search Request
Your supervising attorney is representing a drug manufacturer
that has designed a new arthritis drug. During clinical trials,
volunteers who took the drug experienced heart palpitations
and nervousness. The drug manufacturer has asked your
firm if it must disclose the side effects of the drug to potential
patients. The client needs an answer to this research question
as soon as possible to determine if it should seek FDA approval
in order to release the drug to the public. Formulate two
queries for the research assignment using (A) natural language
and (B) terms and connectors. Use Federal and State Caselaw
as your source. Print just the first page of your research
results in the Cite list format for each search query. Be sure
your search requests are visible.
V. Search and Retrieve Primary and
Secondary Legal Materials
A. Retrieve and print the first two pages of the following
case by citation: 17 Cal. 3d 425.
B. Retrieve and print the first two pages of any case
involving the following party name: Trump Wilshire
C. Retrieve and print the first two pages of the following
case by docket number: B018788.
D. Explain the three different ways to display your
research results and how to view the results. Print a
sample document in each display type (for a long
document, you may print only the first two pages to
E. Describe the types of secondary materials that are
available on Lexis-Nexis, and name five specific
VI. Verify the Accuracy of Caselaw and
Your supervising attorney has given you the following
• 217 B.R. 598
• 523 U.S. 574
• Fed. R. Civ. P. 26
She wants you to validate the legal materials to find out if
they’re still good law. Carry out the assignment and print
your research results. It’s OK to print out only the first few
pages if you get a lot of hits. (Note: For the Federal Rules of
Civil Procedure select your first hit Exact Match and print
out the first page.)
VII. Company and Financial Research
A. Locate the company headquarters, address, and
telephone number for eBay, the online auction
house. Print samples of your research results.
B. Print the first two pages of the latest quarterly (10Q)
report for Dell Computer Corporation.
VIII. Retrieve Public Records
A. Your attorney needs to find expert witnesses on the
effects of drug interactions for a liability case. Print
information on two individuals with expertise on the
subject of drug interaction.
B. Your attorney needs to find tax information for
properties owned by Allianz Properties Partnership
Ltd. in Texas. Find and print the address of the
partnership, and the property records for the