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Legal publishing is dead! Long live software solutions!

January 21, 2013

This was the proclamation from the Thomson Reuters’s bloggers summit last week, or at least the way I heard it. Others might disagree, however. Rather than reinvent the wheel, I’ve gathered all of the comments on the matter from my fellow attendees for your easy digestion. The bolded terms are my random emphases. From Bob [...]

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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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Give me your money! (A comment on relationships.)

April 22, 2010

Next month, the case of Rudovsky v. West Publishing Corporation will go on trial. If you are unfamiliar with it, I suggest you hit up the link and read the background. And then come back here for the juicy bits, as revealed in the testimony given during the April 14, 2009 hearing on the plaintiffs request [...]

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Is there a future for law books?

March 2, 2010

In 1984, Dr. Egon Spengler gave birth to a proverbial booger on the end of your finger—a meme that simply cannot be shaken off: Print is dead. It’s been a rallying cry of technologists for decades, but when I hear it today, the meme sounds more like a Stuart Smalley daily affirmation. Doggonit. But I [...]

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