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Tuesday, February 10, 2009

NEW! Legal Information & Technology eJournal on SSRN

Legal Information & Technology is a new e-journal on
SSRN that includes working papers, forthcoming articles,
and recently published articles in all areas of legal
information scholarship. The journal is edited by
Randy J. Diamond (Missouri School of Law) and
Lee F. Peoples (Oklahoma City University School
of Law).

Topics include (but are not limited to):

1) the impact of legal information on domestic, comparative,
and international legal systems

2) the treatment of legal information authorities and

3) the examination of rules, practices, and commentary
limiting or expanding applications of legal information

4) the study of economic, legal, political and social conditions limiting
or extending access to legal information

5) the finding and use of legal information by academics to produce
legal scholarship, by law students to learn the law, by attorneys in
practice, and by judges and others decision makers to determine
legal outcomes

6) the history of legal information systems and technological

7)legal information system design and assessment

8) the relationship of substantive areas of law (such as information
law, intellectual freedom, intellectual property, and national
security law) and other academic disciplines to legal information.