I just read a fascinating post about Wiki-Law.org, a open approach to create a collection of legal resources, on the Virtual Handshake blog. In the post, David Teten interviews Dan Savitt, who is Pangea3‘s Vice President of Litigation & Research, about Wiki-Law.org.
The interview is wide-ranging and it turns into a great discussion of a variety of new tools, services, projects and companies that are taking some innovative approaches to the delivery of legal services, and gives a real-world, realistic assessment of the pros and cons of a “wiki law” approach.
The interview is a great addition to the discussion of what is beginning to be called . Highly recommended.
The money quote:

Where I do see a tremendous opportunity is for attorneys to take advantage of the resource. I know that there are already dozens of web-based communities where practitioners of similar ilk compare notes and exchange ideas. In other words, the value I see in the site is as a legal resource, whose value will rise or fall depending on the reliability of the contributors, their content, and the strength of the site’s editorial guidelines. It may even work itself into legal opinions once it gains acceptance. I could see wiki-law as the ultimate living legal constitution that aggregates legal discussion, commentary and knowledge.

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