Monday, March 19, 2007

The Software Could Never Be a Member of the Bar Because Character Is More Than a Matter of Font

Joe Hodnicki of our sister blog Law Librarians Blog has a link to a Ninth Circuit opinion holding that a web-based "expert system" used to prepare bankruptcy filings for a fee made too many decisions to be considered a clerical tool.  Accordingly, the court's view was that the software was effectively practicing law without a license.

[JML]

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/legal_profession/2007/03/the_software_co.html

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