Happy New Law Term!

“If we want things to stay as they are, things will have to change.” – Tancredi in The Leopard, by Giuseppe Tomasi de Lampedusa As is tradition in the legal profession, the opening of Law Term is marked with black tie dinners and religious ceremonies. The Honourable T E F Bathurst AC, Chief Justice of New South Wales, […]

“My inquiry is this: Am I still a British Citizen?”

While section 44 of the Constitution has been around … well, since the enactment of the Constitution, it seems that it was only this year that some of our parliamentarians looked to their lineage and, shock horror, discovered that they may not have done the necessary due diligence before signing their nomination forms for their […]

Lawcite and citation updates performance history

There are strengths and weaknesses of legal citators. One strength is that a citator can provide a researcher with pin-point updates when a later decision has made reference to a particular passage within an earlier legal decision. JADE’s CaseTrace provides that pin-point accuracy as well as general references made by later decisions. The references turbo-charge your […]

View Videos to See the Power of JADE — JadeMarks and CaseTrace Explained

Seeing helps to understand the power of JADE as a professional legal research platform.  By popular request, we have released the first two videos which have been scripted, narrated, and assembled by a former member of our editorial team, James H el ler JadeMarks and CaseTrace. We have several more in production. JadeMarks JadeMarks give you the […]

BarNet JADE allows you to search directly by law report citation

This brief post shows you how BarNet’s JADE legal research platform helps you to find cases by most citations Here is a handy single graphic which explains how JADE helps you search for legal citations Searching in JADE is now that easy The JADE Go bar saves you time with your legal search To search […]

BarNet JADE at a glance (v.3.9.5.95 — Build 391) (15 September 2011)

New and improved features We have been busy little legal monotremes. Our September Build 391 has a spectacular number of improvements which should make your legal research much more rewarding. In summary here are the three best bits: Finding a place in an appellate judgment. Use JADE and tell us what you think. These screenshots […]

JADE described in a few seconds

What is JADE? BarNet’s JADE (Judgments and Decisions Enhanced) is a free professional legal research platform. JADE is designed to make it easier to find, use, share, and present accurate legal information. JADE has been designed and built by lawyers for lawyers. It is much more than a simple repository of legal information. It is […]

JADE updated — now with even better printing

JADE updated to include significant new legal research features, including Stars As ever, we have been concentrating on behind the scenes changes, including improved parsing of judgments within the JADE professional legal research platform. When you are logged in, you can give a star ranking to your favourite cases. This release contains stars, spell checking, […]

Jade updated to version 3.2.0.55

JADE updated to include refinements We are working towards some very significant additional features. These will be available in then next release. We have been concentrating on getting all of the bugs ironed out following our work on moving the JADE development platform. The response to CaseTrace has been very encouraging. Remember, if you have […]