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Transforming the Law
Essays on Technology, Justice, and the Legal Marketplace709
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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
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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.
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The Cambridge Law Journal, Vol. 61, Part 2, July 2002 The broad diversity of the subject matter will mean that different sections of the book will appeal to students and practitioners with an interest in the area, as well as to academics, the judiciary and indeed anyone with a role to play in developing strategies for the application of the law. ... Susskind is obviously passionate about the role of IT in enabling greater access to justice for a broader spread of the population, and this comes across in his writing. ...
This work is a relatively comprehensive collection of Susskind's thinking on those developments likely over the next decade and beyond, and as such it should be required reading for anyone considering strategic or implementation issues. The structure and tone of the book is relaxed, and overall it
succeeds in making complex principles understandable to a wide audience.
Robin Widdison, International Journal of Law and Information Technology, Vol. 10, No. 1, 2002 The author cleverly uses his four-celled grid to move from the more abstract general concepts that were the currency of The Future of Law through a series of increasingly concrete levels until he is talking about specific applications of technology to legal business. ... Part I is, I feel, an invaluable guide for law firms on how to exploit the business challenges and avoid the pitfalls of the information society. ... It unquestionably demonstrates Susskind's
remarkable range, versatility and influence as jurisprudent, legal business guru, government strategist and visionary. ... this is an important book which should be read.
International Business Lawyer, 1 Oct 2002 Richard Susskind has made significant contributions to the evaluation of information technology ... in the legal domain. ... will be of interest to those who ... are looking for an efficient and up-to-date compilation. ... Richard Susskind continues to be an important voice in evaluating the impact of IT on the legal profession. His past and continuing contributions are such that any new book he produces deserves the attention of the legal community. Transforming the
Law is no exception.
Ward Bower AW website, 16.7.01 Professor Richard Susskind may be the most important thinker and writer on the subject of the legal profession today, and the essays in Transforming the Law are as provocative as his prescient 1996 book The Future of Law. ... Transforming is provocative but extremely valuable thinking on the future. The initial incredulous reaction to Future has been replaced over the years by acceptance and recognition. The bold prediction and prescriptions of Transforming
should therefore be digested and considered seriously by all who have an interest in the future of the legal profession ...
The Lawyer, 9 July 2001 Richard Susskind is the nearest thing the law has to an e-guru ... Admirably clear, user-friendly and comprehensive in its focus on law, these essays are the neares...
<br>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.<br>
Preface to the Paperback Edition; Preface; PART I: LEGAL SERVICE IN THE NEW ECONOMY; 1. Legal Electronic Commerce; 2. The Client Service Chain; PART II: THE FUTURE OF LAW; 3. The Future of Law Summarized; 4. The Future of Legal Practice; 5. The Likely and the Possible; 6. A Response to Critics; PART III: EXPERT SYSTEMS IN LAW; 7. An Introduction to Expert Systems in Law; 8. A Jurisprudential Approach to Expert Systems in Law; 9. Expert Systems in Law: From Theory into Practice; 10. An Early Case Study in Packaging the Law; PART IV: IT IN THE JUSTICE SYSTEM; 11. IT in the English Civil Justice System; 12. The Electronic Pillars of Justice; 13. The Computer Judge: Early Thoughts