Category: Current Awareness (Reading)

A Thoughtful Post Re: Using Wikipedia (and Google) as a Starting Point -- Only! -- for Legal Research: "Students Always Find the Wikipedia Shortcuts"

by on October 7, 2017 2:57 pm
Please see here. From the post, by Nicole Downing at UNC Chapel Hill (with emphasis added here): … Wikipedia. It continues to offer shortcuts to the various legal research processes … [and it has] … encroached on legislative history research. … …[S]tudents [should use] Google or Wikipedia…. In fact, [they should] include their Google searches… Read more A Thoughtful Post Re: Using Wikipedia (and Google) as a Starting Point -- Only! -- for Legal Research: "Students Always Find the Wikipedia Shortcuts"

And Another Post Re: Blockchains ... and Really about "Why Lawyers Won’t Be Replaced By Smart Contracts"

by on October 7, 2017 1:17 pm
Subtitle: Not so fast. A smart contract is not really ‘smart,’ and is not really a ‘contract.’ Please see here. From the post, by Gary J. Ross [with emphasis added here]: … For one thing, “smart contract” is a bit of a misnomer. At the ABA Business Law Section annual conference a couple of weeks… Read more And Another Post Re: Blockchains ... and Really about "Why Lawyers Won’t Be Replaced By Smart Contracts"