Law professors and publishing executives plan to meet later this month in Seattle to discuss how legal casebooks could be made available electronically on a widespread basis, particularly on new handheld devices such as Amazon's Kindle and the Sony Reader. Proponents say electronic casebooks would lighten a student's heavy load and allow professors to customize the materials they require in their courses. There are concerns, however, about copyrights and the ability to protect electronic casebooks from piracy.
Eyeing 'e-books' for future law students
The National Law Journal
September 22, 2008
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