In Supreme Court Opinions, Web Links That Go Nowhere

New York Times  Sept. 23, 2013

The modern Supreme Court opinion is increasingly built on sand, mostly because the hyperlinks cited are broken. “It is disturbing that even at the Supreme Court, where creating and citing precedent is of the utmost importance, citations often fail to point the researcher to the authority on which the court based its decision,” Raizel Liebler and June Liebert, librarians at The John Marshall Law School in Chicago, said in a published piece.

 

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