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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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Adopting an eBook model is a terrible idea for legal publishers.

July 9, 2012

By Jason Wilson I was reading Jean O’Grady’s recent article The Future of eBooks in Law Firms and the Future of Libraries and noted that it only took her a year to go from bullish to optimistic on law eBooks: Having watched the legal eBook market evolve over the past year, I now am guardedly optimistic [...]

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More on the attorney-client-software sandwich problem

January 29, 2012

By Jason Wilson Hat tip to Rob Richards over at Legal Informatics Blog for directing me to Christine Kirchberger’s post “Law as an app,” which was inspired in part by my Slaw column “I am now an app™“ and continues a line of thinking about the intersection of software and law. The ideal law app, therefore, [...]

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Dear Technology, Please stop murdering everything.

May 11, 2010

DEATH. It is the subject de jour among the techno intelligentsia and literati. In fact, you can’t swing a dead cat without hitting someone pontificating on it. And by death, of course, I’m thinking of things, like compact disks, personal computers, the mouse, print media, and the like. Places are dying too, such as libraries [...]

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