Technology has created new types of legal research and means of access to the law. Specific to appellate practice, technology has changed how decisions are published and the nature of legal research. Technology has even created a debate on who owns the different forms of case law.
Lynn Foster and Bruce Kennedy,
Technological Developments in Legal Research,
2 J. App. Prac. & Process 275
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