Author Archives: Carol Watson

In Using Software to Write a Will, a Lawyer Is Still Helpful

The New York Times reviewed four will-making software packages and concluded that a good old-fashioned human lawyer is still the best counselor. The article points out that, “a computer program can’t ask you about your family relationships or tease out … Continue reading

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Labor Day Hours

The UGA Law Library hours for the Labor Day holiday will be: Friday, September 3, 7 a.m. – 9 p.m. Saturday, September 4 (home football game), 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. Sunday, September 5, 8 a.m. – 2 a.m. Monday, … Continue reading

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Oh the Places You Will Go

Have you ever gone to a show, only to find out afterward that your friends were there too? With Facebook Places, you can discover moments when you and your friends are at the same place at the same time. You … Continue reading

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Who is your favorite fictional lawyer?

L.A. Law’s Arnie Becker?  Perry Mason?  Ally McBeal? The ABA Journal features a gallery of the 25 Greatest Fictional Lawyers (Who Are Not Atticus Finch).   You can vote for your favorite as well as view the panel’s choices for the … Continue reading

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Preserving Your Digital Memories

Don’t lose your personal history. View this Library of Congress site to learn “How to Preserve Your Own Digital Materials“.

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How Prepared Are You for Emergencies?

Did you know that the UGA Office of Security and Emergency Preparedness has designed a short survey to help UGA’s faculty and staff determine how prepared they are for emergencies?  The weather can be unpredictable this time of the year.  … Continue reading

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Energy Cost of a Google Query

Did you ever wonder how much energy is being used to answer your Google queries?  According to Google, in the time it takes to do a Google search, your own personal computer will likely use more energy than Google uses … Continue reading

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