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Appellate Court Briefs on the Web: Electronic Dynamos or Legal Quagmire?

Law Library Journal, Vol. 97, p. 467, 2005

26 Pages Posted: 25 Jan 2006  

Michael Whiteman

Northern Kentucky University - Salmon P. Chase College of Law

Abstract

The Internet offers a viable means to greatly increase the availability of appellate court briefs to researchers and the general public. Professor Whiteman reviews the history and benefits of electronic briefs and then explores four issues raised by Internet distribution: accessibility, privacy, preservation, and copyright.

Keywords: Internet, appellate court, briefs, web, researchers, copyright, accessibility, privacy, preservation

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Whiteman, Michael, Appellate Court Briefs on the Web: Electronic Dynamos or Legal Quagmire?. Law Library Journal, Vol. 97, p. 467, Summer 2005. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=877471

Michael Whiteman (Contact Author)

Northern Kentucky University - Salmon P. Chase College of Law ( email )

Nunn Hall
Highland Heights, KY 41099
United States

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