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On WestlawNext & More: Mike Dahn responds to your comments.

October 14, 2011

By Jason Wilson [The following remarks are Mike Dahn's responses to the comments and blog posts that were posted after our interview Parts One and Two, which principally addressed issues related to WestlawNext and WestSearch. I want to thank Mike and his team for preparing these remarks, and I hope you will find them informative. As [...]

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Part 2 on WestlawNext, WestSearch, and Haters: A Brief Interview with Mike Dahn of Thomson Reuters

October 5, 2011

[This is Part 2 and final installment of my interview with Mike Dahn. Part 1 is here. Mike's responses to the comments and blog posts following this interview can be found here.] JW: In his article, Does WestlawNext Really Change Everything: The Implications of WestlawNext on Legal Research, Professor Ronald E. Wheeler, Jr. states that [...]

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On WestlawNext, WestSearch, and Haters: A Brief Interview with Mike Dahn of Thomson Reuters (Part 1)

October 3, 2011

By Jason Wilson I first met Mike Dahn, who is now SVP Marketing & New Initiative Development at Thomson Reuters Legal, last January in Eagan during a beta preview of WestlawNext (WLN), and since then, we have kept up with one another over emails and the occasional beer when travel schedules permit. I recently caught [...]

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BREAKING NEWS UPDATED: Law students addicted to WestlawNext. Won’t know how to research in real world.

April 23, 2011

By Jason Wilson From Lisa D. Kinzer, a law student at the University of Texas School of Law, comes an abstract of a working paper titled, The ‘Next’ Generation: Measuring First-Year Student Response to WestlawNext: When Thomson Reuters debuted its WestlawNext legal research platform a year ago, many predicted that law students would prove to [...]

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AALL bestows New Product of the Year Award on WestlawNext

March 31, 2011

By Jason Wilson Well, well, well, it’s been a busy week for West Publishing. First the print division gets tattooed for $400,000 in the Rudovsky case and now AALL has bestowed upon the Westlaw division their New Product of the Year award. From the press release: WestlawNext fits how the next generation of legal professionals [...]

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