The proliferation of blogs written by law professors and attorneys often results in robust online discussions of cases pending before the courts for resolution. In this way, appellate attorney Howard J. Bashman writes, the Internet can be regarded as a vast amicus brief through which legal experts may influence cases' outcome. But what is the proper response of judges if they, too, are reading the legal blogosphere's debates about the proper way to decide those cases?
Commentary: Viewing Law Blogs as a Vast Amicus Brief
Special to Law.com
July 24, 2006