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Make it stop. Make all the words stop.

March 12, 2014

Holy hell. All this in a matter of two weeks? The Practice of Law Does Not Need to Be Disrupted, The Lawyerist (Mar. 11, 2014) Gartner Legal IT Scenario, 2010 – Smart Machines and LPO Radically Disrupt Legal Profession, Computational Legal Studies (Mar. 2, 2014) Adapt to Law’s Digital Disruption or Die by Snooze, Leadership [...]

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The future of law librarians

May 6, 2013

I followed the #callacbd2013 tweet stream today, and I had the pleasure of looking over Sarah Glassmeyer’s slidedeck before the session even began. I have to say  I was intrigued by what the community would say about Jean O’Grady and Sarah’s talks today, and I was a bit disappointed. So that means that people were [...]

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Treatises are dead{!/?}

May 2, 2013

This Summer, I have the pleasure of participating on a panel discussion at AALL’s Annual Meeting titled Off the Page and Beyond the Book: New Models for Buying and Selling Legal Information. I’m certain it will be a lively and interesting discussion devoid of any off-color commentary. In preparation for the panel’s discussion, I was [...]

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A rather dour view

April 9, 2012

By Jason Wilson From Bloomberg Law – Same Kool-Aid, Different Flavor, anonymous writes: The associates I work with tell me they just want to be made aware of the resources available and what a client will pay for OR the firm will write off. They don’t care if there are two, three, four sources for [...]

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The Document Life: Why “lawyer” is moving from a profession to a metaphor.

August 14, 2011

By Jason Wilson [It is isn't often I come across truly compelling pieces hidden away in the nooks and crannies of the Tubes, but I did a few days ago when by happenstance I plugged Marshall McLuhan's name in with "lawyers" on Google and came across Ross Reeves and his wonderful 2008 article, Marshall McLuhan [...]

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“I’m sorry, the Internet is full.”

May 13, 2010

When I woke up this morning and checked my RSS feed, I tried to imagine what it would be like to find this message on my screen: I’m sorry, but the Internet is currently full. Please delete content to make room. It was funny to me for about a second, and then I just carried [...]

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