The Truthiness of Thinkable Thoughts Versus the Facts of Empirical Research
40 Pages Posted: 6 Mar 2009 Last revised: 6 Sep 2013
Date Written: March 5, 2009
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.
Keywords: Legal Research, Empirical Research, West DIgest System, Research Tools, Pareto
JEL Classification: K00
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