Comments on law blogs have moved from blog sites to social media – and it’s a big plus for law bloggers.

With a few exceptions, law blogs have always received few comments.

People were reticent to leave comments on a lawyer’s blog. Law blogs do not generate a community leading to comment after comment as

A law firm asked today about the possibility of requiring readers to register before being permitted to post a comment. Apparently a lawyer in the firm saw registration required for comments on a newspaper’s blog.

Bad idea. Here’s why.

  • Comment registration is not used on the vast majority of blogs. LexBlog has over 300 law