On the Durham Statement

In November a group of library directors from well-known and respected law schools, meeting in Durham, North Carolina on the occasion of the dedication of the renovated law library at Duke University, adopted the “Durham Statement on Open Access to Legal Scholarship.”  The statement calls on law schools to stop printing their journals and instead […]

About the name…

Thirty-five years ago, when I entered law school, “ipso facto” – the Latin phrase meaning “the fact by itself” – was already my favorite.  I think I’d heard it on a Perry Mason episode long ago.  During my first year of law school the phrase became synonmous with me; I even wore it on a […]