Tuesday, July 28, 2009

Protecting Appellate Briefs

Ed Connor, a top-notch litigator and friend of the OCBA Appellate Law section (and former OCBA president, too), is leading a campaign to protect the intellectual property of appellate briefs, which are made available on Lexis and Westlaw without compensation to briefwriters.

The Daily Journal profiled Ed and his cause last week in an article that also quoted OC appellate specialist (and former Appellate Law Section chair) John Dodd. Read more, including Ed's letter to the California Supreme Court, at legalresearch.com.