Archive for the “Legal web” category

Accessible law

By Nick Holmes on February 5, 2011

First published on VoxPopuLII, February 2011. Also published in Justice Wide Open Working Papers, May 2012. Professor Richard Leiter, on his blog, The Life of Books, poses The 21st Century Law Library Conundrum: Free Law and Paying to Understand It: (…)

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The legal web – a worthy mess

By Nick Holmes on September 24, 2010

Jason Wilson is a law publisher with great insights. He has a nice clean minimalist blog with great pics accompanying each post. More importantly, he’s interested in the kind of questions I’m also trying to answer, such as: Can we (…)

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A new Legal Web ebook with CPD for solicitors

By Nick Holmes on June 12, 2010

Thanks to Tessa Shepperson for reviewing favourably Delia Venables and my latest Legal Web ebook with CPD for solicitors called Modern Practice Topics for Solicitors. Are you feeling ignorant about the internet. Worried about wikis? Bothered by blogs? Or intimidated (…)

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CPD without tears

By Nick Holmes on September 20, 2007

Delia Venables and I have just produced and published another two online Legal Web e-books with 5 CPD each. Topics for Barristers covers Chambers Management and the Web; Virtual Chambers; Websites, Resources and Blogs; Electronic Resources in the Inns of (…)

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e-Books for lawyers

By Nick Holmes on September 19, 2006

I have expended much of my creative effort these last few weeks finishing off a couple of new e-books with 5 CPD points a pop on the subject of the legal web, produced by me and Delia Venables and just (…)

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Centralised or distributed (law) publishing?

By Nick Holmes on June 20, 2006

Steve Butler at UKBlawgers argues for “a central source of legal information which is available to all at a very low price” and suggests a sort of grand law wiki as the solution. Now the wiki is certainly a neat (…)

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Whither the Legal Web Part 2

By Nick Holmes on September 7, 2005

Another plug for Whither the Legal Web?, the new e-book compiled and edited by me and Delia Venables, Part 2 of which is published today. Part 1, available since May, covers Legal Information. Part 2, now available, covers how the (…)

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Whither the Legal Web?

By Nick Holmes on May 11, 2005

I’ve been hard at work with Delia Venables these past few months putting together a new online publication called Whither the Legal Web?, designed to bring you up to date on legal web developments, point you to where it’s going (…)

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The UK legal web is 10 years old

By Nick Holmes on September 30, 2004

In the Autumn of 1994 Jeffrey Green Russell was the first UK solicitors practice to establish its own website. Thus began the UK legal web. By early 1995 it comprised a handful of intrepid law firms and barristers, the Law (…)

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Solicitors and barristers website survey

By Nick Holmes on May 6, 2004

Intendance Ltd has just published the results of its 2004 survey of solicitors firm websites, which follows a similar survey of barristers websites published last month. The sites of 100 firms of solicitors and 100 barristers chambers were reviewed and (…)

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