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Could Facebook become a model for legal citations?

Facebook for lawyersJohn Barker (@contentbarker), Vice President of Strategy & Competitive Intelligence for Wolters Kluwer, asked this week, “What Can Legal Citators Learn from Facebook?“ Barker’s point being that social networking and social media drives discussion and collaboration around all topics today. We benefit from crowd wisdom. Why couldn’t our legal profession learn from Facebook as to how we … Continue Reading

Demonstrate legal current awareness through blogging

current awareness lawyer blogJohn Barker (@contentbarker), the VP of Strategy & Competitive Intelligence for Wolters Kluwer, blogged this morning on the increasing need for current awareness in the business of law. Both law firms and in-house legal departments have obvious business development needs. Law firms want to maintain and/or increase revenues from existing clients by delivering more value … Continue Reading

Witnessing the death of desktop computers in the practice of law?

Raymond Blijd (@legalcomplex), Project Manager Online Innovation of Wolters Kluwer, makes a compelling case that we are witnessing the death of legal research on desktop in his post today. While Health and especially Finance went full throttle in mobile, driven respectively by pure need and speed, other business markets have been slower to adopt. Yet, this anxious stance … Continue Reading

Publishing the open source social media way

  John Barker (@contentbarker), Vice President of Strategy & Competitive Intelligence for Wolters Kluwer, posted this morning about the ‘Integration of Social Media and Government Content as Inspiration for the Private Sector.’ Barker pointed out the increasing use of social media by the US Government, the EU, and other national governments and agencies. What struck me was that … Continue Reading

Are large legal publishers shooting themselves in the foot when it comes to new media?

Attorney and media consultant, Bob Ambrogi, has a post this morning reviewing Thomson Reuters new site covering the Supreme Court’s 2011-2012 term, called Case by Case: The U.S. Supreme Court. The site is part of Thomson Reuters’ (owner of Westlaw) push into enhanced legal coverage through the web. Bottom line Ambrogi says if you want … Continue Reading