Open access to infinite content (or "in praise of law reviews")

Hunter, Dan (2006) Open access to infinite content (or "in praise of law reviews"). Lewis & Clark Law Review, 10(4), pp. 761-778.

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Abstract

This Article is about legal scholarly publication in a time of plenitude. It is an attempt to explain why the most pressing questions in legal scholarly publishing are about how we ensure access to an infinity of content. It explains why standard assumptions about resource scarcity in publication are wrong in general, and how the changes in the modality of publication affect legal scholarship. It talks about the economics of open access to legal material, and how this connects to a future where there is infinite content. And because student-edited law reviews fit this future better than their commercially-produced, peer-refereed cousins, this Article is, in part, a defense of the crazy-beautiful institution that is the American law review.

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ID Code: 70822
Item Type: Journal Article
Refereed: No
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ISSN: 1557-6582
Divisions: Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Faculty of Law
Current > Schools > School of Law
Deposited On: 01 May 2014 05:52
Last Modified: 15 May 2014 05:26

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