Working Paper on 3-Year Ethnographic Study re: Lawyering Being -- Essentially -- about Reading: "Lawyers at Work: A Study of the Reading, Writing, and Communication Practices of Legal Professionals"

by on April 1, 2016 4:33 pm
[L]awyering is fundamentally about reading. Lawyers at Work: A Study of the Reading, Writing, and Communication Practices of Legal Professionals Ann Sinsheimer University of Pittsburgh – School of Law David J. Herring Independent March 14, 2016 Legal Writing Journal, Vol. 21, Forthcoming U. of Pittsburgh Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2016-11 Abstract:      This paper… Read more Working Paper on 3-Year Ethnographic Study re: Lawyering Being -- Essentially -- about Reading: "Lawyers at Work: A Study of the Reading, Writing, and Communication Practices of Legal Professionals"

"Reimagining Libraries In The Digital Era: Lessons From Data Mining The Internet Archive" ...

by on March 31, 2016 11:23 am
…a thoughtful Forbes / Tech posting by Kalev H. Leetaru from earlier this month (19 March 2016): Some excerpts: [P]erhaps the future of libraries lies in a return to their roots, not as museums of physical artifacts for rental, but as conveners of information and those who can understand and translate that information to the needs… Read more "Reimagining Libraries In The Digital Era: Lessons From Data Mining The Internet Archive" ...

White Paper: "Disrupting Law School: How Disruptive Innovation Will Revolutionize the Legal World"

by on March 16, 2016 1:50 pm
Michelle Pistone & Michael Horn, Disrupting Law School: How Disruptive Innovation Will Revolutionize the Legal World, Clayton Christensen Institute for Disruptive Innovations (March 2016) From the Executive Summary (with emphasis added): …By fixing their gaze on maintaining prestige in their juris doctor (JD) degree programs, law schools and their administrators run the risk of overlooking the… Read more White Paper: "Disrupting Law School: How Disruptive Innovation Will Revolutionize the Legal World"