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The Truthiness of Thinkable Thoughts Versus the Facts of Empirical Research


Joseph A. Custer


Saint Louis University - School of Law

March 5, 2009


Abstract:     
While in law school I distinctly remember hearing of the virtues of the West Digest System. I drank the Kool-Aid. Now, I no longer share the groupthink. The Dabney article came out after my perception of the Digest had changed from amazement to a rational recognition of its unproven limitations.

Number of Pages in PDF File: 40

Keywords: Legal Research, Empirical Research, West DIgest System, Research Tools, Pareto

JEL Classification: K00

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Date posted: March 6, 2009 ; Last revised: September 6, 2013

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Custer, Joseph A., The Truthiness of Thinkable Thoughts Versus the Facts of Empirical Research (March 5, 2009). Available at SSRN: http://ssrn.com/abstract=1354111 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.1354111

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St. Louis, MO 63108
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