September 2010

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Law.gov is the beginning of imagining.

September 26, 2010

By Jason Wilson Last August, Joe Hodnicki asked me if I would be interested in responding to his open invitation to legal publishers to answer the question “What does Law.gov mean to you?” At the time, I was overwhelmed with work, work. Since his request, three individuals have taken up his invitation: Ed Walters, CEO of [...]

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Typography for Lawyers: the Book (Updated)

September 23, 2010

By Jason Wilson After what seemed like an interminable wait, Matthew Butterick of Typography for Lawyers fame has completed a book by the same name. It would be pointless for me to tell you everything that it covers, but suffice it to say, it is quite comprehensive. And he did an amazing job with the [...]

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Typography: You need to know this.

September 16, 2010

By Jason Wilson Google “typography for.” Do you know what the first result is? Right. “For lawyers.” Do you know why? Because lawyers, of all the professions, need to get a better handle on the rules for great document design. This isn’t a font issue folks. It isn’t just about should I use Helvetica or [...]

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The death of the looseleaf service?

September 2, 2010

By Jason Wilson It’s been a long time coming, but Thomson Reuters Legal’s (TRL) latest campaign (as reported by Joe Hodnicki over at the Law Librarian Blog) suggests the imminent death of the dreaded looseleaf service. In 18 years, we’ve never published such a creature (monstrosity) for the simple fact that they are, and remain, [...]

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