Blogs and the Legal Academy

11 Pages Posted: 17 Apr 2006 Last revised: 25 Jul 2013

Orin S. Kerr

The George Washington University Law School

Date Written: April 14, 2006

Abstract

This brief essay is a contribution to a symposium on How Blogs Are Transforming Legal Scholarship. It considers whether blogs have an important role in furthering serious legal scholarship, as well as how blogs can help legal academics contribute to public debates on law and politics. It suggests that the blogging format is not well-suited to advance scholarship, but that it offers promising possibilities for reaching a broader audience interested in law and public affairs.

Keywords: blogs, legal scholarship

JEL Classification: Q3, Q30, K00

Suggested Citation

Kerr, Orin S., Blogs and the Legal Academy (April 14, 2006). Washington University Law Review, Vol. 84, 2006; GWU Law School Public Law Research Paper No. 203; Berkman Center for Internet & Society - Bloggership: How Blogs are Transforming Legal Scholarship Conference. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=896994 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.896994

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