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Transforming the Law: Essays on Technology, Justice and the Legal Marketplace

Transforming the Law: Essays on Technology, Justice and the Legal Marketplace

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Now available in a paperback edition, law and technology guru Richard Susskind, author of bestselling The Future of Law, brings together in one volume eleven significant essays on the application of IT to legal practice and the administration of justice, including key topics such as knowledge management and the impact of electronic commerce and electronic

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Now available in a paperback edition, law and technology guru Richard Susskind, author of bestselling The Future of Law, brings together in one volume eleven significant essays on the application of IT to legal practice and the administration of justice, including key topics such as knowledge management and the impact of electronic commerce and electronic government. This edition includes a new Preface, in which Susskind puts forward his views on the burst of the dotcom bubble, offers an extension to his Grid to cover in-house lawyers, and comments on the next big things in this area: e-learning, document assembly, online dispute resolution, e-mail management, and matter-centric systems.

Editorial Reviews

From the Publisher
"I would recommend this book to anyone interested in thinking about the changes that are being wrought by information technology in the law and courts arena."—Herbert M. Kritzer, Law and Politics Review

"This book is full of essential analysis and thoughtful insights. No lawyer with an eye on the future can afford to ignore them."
—Garth Pollard, Chief Operating Officer, Clifford Chance

"Another stimulating and provocative work from Richard Susskind. Mandatory reading."
—David Maister, co-author, The Trusted Advisor

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780199264742
Publisher:
Oxford University Press, USA
Publication date:
10/28/2003
Pages:
336
Product dimensions:
9.10(w) x 6.10(h) x 0.70(d)

Meet the Author

Richard Susskind has specialized in legal technology for over 20 years and is an independent adviser to global professional firms and to national governments. He has advised on numerous government inquiries and has been IT Adviser to the Lord Chief Justice of England since 1998. He holds professorships at the University of Strathclyde in Glasgow and at Gresham College in London. He is a Fellow of the Royal Society of Edinburgh and of the British Computer Society, and was awarded an OBE in the Millennium New Year's Honours List for services to IT in the Law and to the Administration of Justice.

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