The Universe of Thinkable Thoughts: Literary Warrant and West's Key Number System
Law Library Journal, Vol. 99, No. 2, pp. 229-247, 2007
19 Pages Posted: 7 Feb 2009 Last revised: 8 Feb 2009
Date Written: February 7, 2009
The bibliographic apparatus used to facilitate legal research has the power to influence the way researchers think about the law, and thus the law itself. Mr. Dabney explores the possibility of this influence in West's Key Number System, and discusses the role of literary warrant.
Keywords: key number, key numbers, West, legal research, literary warrant
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