Archive for the “ebooks” category

Legal ebooks: who needs them?

By Nick Holmes on July 25, 2018

In the July issue of the Internet Newsletter for Lawyers I look at the current state of the law publishers’ ebook offerings. Image: Ebook cc by by Daniel Sancho on Flickr.

Data protection intrigue

By Nick Holmes on April 13, 2012

I was intrigued to see that DLA Piper has just published Data Protection Laws of the World. This 274-page PDF handbook “offers a high-level snapshot of national data protection laws as they currently stand in 58 jurisdictions across the world. (…)

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Are (law) ebooks the future?

By Nick Holmes on January 18, 2011

You can’t have missed the fact that Amazon’s fastest selling product last year was its Kindle ebook reader. Even I bought one. And during the year his Godliness Steve Jobs gave us the iPad tablet. Though the iPad is more (…)

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eLawtric Books anyone?

By Nick Holmes on November 20, 2009

Jason Wilson explores the pros and cons of what he dubs “eLawtric Books“. In a series of posts he (for the most part) counters Eugene Volokh’s thoughts on the future of electronic books and the law. His view, with which (…)

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The future law book is not a book

By Nick Holmes on March 3, 2009

Considering whether we were experiencing the beginning of the end of print, I ended my previous post with the prediction that the law text book would be the last print format left standing (after journals, law reports, looseleafs). I stand (…)

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