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Lawyer’s Daily: Importance of access to legal information

Feb 17, 2021 Modified: January 6, 2024

Death and taxes are certainties. A close third to those is the rising price of access to legal resources. The ability of lawyers to do their job is reliant on access to ongoing education as case law develops. Interpreting developments though scholarship and secondary resources allows clarity in the law which aids in the resolution of disputes. As costs to access the tools of the trade increase, the cost to the client increases. As costs increase, this becomes an access to justice issue.