Thirty-eighth selected bibliography on computers, technology and the law: (January 2005 through December 2005).



Each year, the Journal provides a compilation of the most important and timely articles on computers, technology, and the law. The Bibliography, indexed by subject matter, is designed to be a research guide to assist our readers in searching for recent articles on computer and technology law. This year's annual Bibliography contains nearly 1000 articles, found through the examination of over 1000 periodicals.

The Bibliography aims to include topics on every legal aspect of computers and technology. However, as new issues in this field emerge, we welcome your suggestions for additional topics and sources, as well as your commentary on the Bibliography.


  1. Computers and Technology in Law Practice

    1.0 General

    Alan F. Blakley, Making the Most of Technology, FED. LAW., Aug. 2005, at 14.

    Tracey L. Boyd, The Information Black Hole: Managing the Issues Arising from the Increase in Electronic Data Discovery in Litigation, 7 VAND. J. ENT. L. & PRAC. 323 (2005).

    Laura DiBiase, Column: To Blog or Not to Blog? 24-9 AM. BANKR. INST. J. 32 (2005).

    Michelle G. Falkow, Visual Literacy and the Design of Legal Web Sites, 97 LAW LIBR. J. 435 (2005).

    Marie Stefanini Newman, Not the Evil TWEN: How Online Course Management Software Supports Non-Linear Learning in Law Schools, 5 J. HIGH TECH. L. 183 (2005).

    1.1 Computerized Legal Research

    1.1.0 General

    Paul Hellyer, Assessing the Influence of Computer-Assisted Legal Research: A Study of California Supreme Court Opinions, 97 LAW LIBR. J. 285 (2005).

    Thomas Sullivan, The Perils of Online Legal Research: A Caveat for Diligent Counsel, 29 AM. J. TRIAL ADVOC. 81 (2005).

    Apolonia Valdovinos & Per Casey, RSS: What is It, and What Can It Do? 2005 SAN FRANCISCO ATT'Y 27.

    1.1.1 Online Legal Research

    Robert Ambrogi, IP Blogs: Pocket Parts for a Digital Age, 48 RES GESTAE 40 (2005).

    Abdul Paliwala, E-Learning and Culture Change: The IOLIS Story, 39 LAW TCHR. 1 (2005).

    Lee F. Peoples, The Death of the Digest and the Pitfalls of Electronic Research: What Is the Modern Legal Researcher to Do? 97 LAW LIBR. J. 661 (2005).

    Stephen M. Terrell, Take Advantage of E-mail Discussion Lists 48 RES GESTAE 44 (2005).

    1.1.2 Legal Research Using CD-ROM

    1.2 Law Office Management

    1.2.0 General

    Susan Kostal, Small Firms and Technology: Representing: Your Law Firm on the Web, 2005 SAN FRANCISCO ATT'Y 19.

    Laura DiBiase, Column: Electronic Discovery, 24-3 AM. BANKR. INST. J. 34 (2005).

    Irma S. Russell, Introduction, 21st Century Law, Technology, and Ethics: The Lawyer's Role as a Public Citizen, 35 U. MEM. L. REV. 619 (2005).

    1.2.1 Office Automation

    1.2.2 Case Management

    Sonia Salinas, Note, Electronic Discovery and Cost-Shifting: Who Foots the Bill? 38 LOY. L.A.L. REV. 1639 (2005).

    1.2.3 Case File Security

    Campbell C. Steele, Attorneys Beware: Metadata's Impact on Privilege, Work Product, and the Ethical Rules, 35 U. MEM. L. REV. 911 (2005).

    Eric White, Small Firms and Technology, 2005 SAN FRANCISCO ATT'Y 26.

    1.2.4 Internet Access

    1.3 Selected Uses in the Law Practice

    1.3.0 General

    Lindy Burris Arwood, Personal Jurisdiction: Are the Federal Rules Keeping Up With (Internet) Traffic, 39 VAL. U.L. REV. 967 (2005).

    Kelly A. Borchers, Mission Impossible: Applying Arcane Fourth Amendment Precedent To Advanced Cellular Phones, 40 VAL. U.L. REV. 223 (2005).

    David W. Case, Corporate Environmental Reporting As Informational Regulation: A Law and Economics Perspective, 76 U. COLO. L. REV. 379, (2005).

    1.3.1 Tax Filing

    1.3.2 Bankruptcy

    Jack Seward, Column, Back to the Future: FRCP and Electronic Discovery in Bankruptcy, 24-1 AM. BANKR. INST. J. 24 (2005).

    Jack Seward, Column, Always Look Both Ways--Especially When Using Digital/Electronic Communications, 24-6 AM. BANKR. INST. J. 40 (2005).

    1.3.3 Estate Planning

    Jason E. Havens, More Results from the Membership Survey on Technology Use in Drafting, 19 PROBATE AND PROPERTY 57 (2005).

    Chad Michael Ross, Commentary, Probate--Taylor v. Holt: The Tennessee Court of Appeals Allows a Computer Generated Signature to Validate a Testamentary Will, 35 U. MEM. L. REV. 603 (2005).

    1.3.4 Real Estate

    Kraettli Q. Epperson, A Status Report: On-Line Images and E-Filing of Land Documents in Oklahoma, 59 CONSUMER FIN. L.Q. PEP. 316 (2005).

    1.3.5 Advertising

    Michael J. Tonsing, Creating or Rethinking Your Firm's Website Presence, FED. LAW., Jul. 2005, at 10.

    Cydney A. Tune, How the Internet has Changed the Landscape of Entertainment Law Ethics, ENT. & SPORTS LAW., Spring 2005, at 2.

  2. Computers and Technology in Litigation

    2.0 General

    Warren E. Agin, I'm a Domain Name. What Am I? Making Sense of Kremen v. Cohen, 14 J. BANKR. L. & PRAC. 3 (2005).

    Margaret A. Berger, Science for Judges III: Maintaining the Integrity of Scientific Research and Forensic Evidence in Criminal Proceedings, 13 J.L. & POL'Y 1 (2005).

    Jerry Hatchett, Electronic Discovery: Beneath the Surface, 41 TENN. B.J. 25 (2005).

    David K. Isom, Electronic Discovery Primer for Judges, FED. CTS. L. REV., Feb. 2005, at 1.

    Steven H. Morrissett, A Perspective on Modern Discovery in U.S. Intellectual Property Litigation, 22 CAN. INTEL. PROP. REV. 53 (2005).

    Lloyd S. van Oostenrijk, Comment, Paper or Plastic?: Electronic Discovery and Spoliation in the Digital Age, 42 HOUS. L. REV. 1163 (2005).

    Kevin J. Powers, David Hasselhoff No Longer Owns the Only Talking Car: Automotive Black Boxes in Criminal Law, 39 SUFFOLK U. L. REV. 289 (2005).

    Edward S. Snyder, Cybersnooping, FAM. ADVOC., Spring 2005, at 20.

    Valerie Stewart & Susan Zucker, Sharing Knowledge to Promote Justice, FED. LAW., Aug. 2005, at 28.

    Yulia A. Timofeeva, Worldwide Prescriptive Jurisdiction in the Internet Content Controversies: A Comparative Analysis, 20 CONN. J. INT'L L. 199 (2005).

    Maria N. Vernance, E-Mailing Service of Process: It's a Shoe-In! 36 UWLA L. REV. 274 (2005).

    Michael Whiteman, Appellate Court Briefs on the Web: Electronic Dynamos or Legal Quagmire? 97 LAW LIBR. J. 467 (2005).

    Adam Wolfson, "Electronic Fingerprints": Doing Away with the Conception of Computer-Generated Records as Hearsay 104 MICH. L. REV. 151 (2005).

    2.1 Scientific Evidence

    2.1.0 General

    Symposium, Panel Three--The Role of Scientific Evidence, 80 IND. L.J. 69 (2005).

    Margaret A. Berger, Science for Judges III: Maintaining the Integrity of Scientific Research and Forensic Evidence in Criminal Proceedings, 13 J.L. & POL'Y 1 (2005).

    Michael O. Finkelstein & Bruce Levin, Compositional Analysis of Bullet Lead as Forensic Evidence, 13 J.L. & POL'Y 119 (2005).

    David Michaels and Celeste Monforton, Scientific Evidence in The Regulatory System: Manufacturing Uncertainty and the Demise of the Formal Regulatory System, 13 J.L. & POL'Y 17 (2005).

    Howard L. Speight & Lisa C. Kelly, Electronic Discovery, Not Your Father's Discovery, 37 ST. MARY'S L. J. 119 (2005).

    2.1.1 Expert Testimony

    David Korn, Maintaining the Integrity of Scientific Research, 13 J.L. & POL'Y 7 (2005).

    Sheldon Krimsky, The Funding Effect in Science and its Implications for the Judiciary, 13 J.L. & POL'Y 43 (2005).


    Howard Smith, A Model for Validating an Expert's Opinion in Medical Negligence Cases, 26 J. LEGAL MED. 207 (2005).

    Michael J. Tonsing, Experts Via the Internet, FED. LAW., Dec. 2005, at 14.

    2.1.2 DNA Typing

    Julian Adams, Nuclear and Mitochondrial DNA in the Courtroom, 13 J.L. & POL'Y 69 (2005).

    Edward K. Cheng, Mitochondrial DNA: Emerging Legal Issues, 13 J.L. & POL'Y 99 (2005).

    Claire S. Hulse, Dangerous Balance: The Ninth Circuit's Validation of Expansive DNA Testing Of Federal Parolees, 35 GOLDEN GATE U. L. REV. 31 (2005).

    Garrett E. Land, Judicial Assessment or Judicial Notice? An Evaluation of the Admissibility Standards for DNA Evidence and Proposed Solutions to Repress the Current Efforts to Expand Forensic DNA Capabilities, 9 MICH. ST. J. MED. & LAW 95 (2005).

    Jacqueline K.S. Lew, Note, The Next Step in DNA Databank Expansion? The Constitutionality of DNA Sampling of Former Arrestees, 57 HASTINGS L.J. 199 (2005).

    Yasmin Elaine Waring, Commentary, Is DNA "'TNT" For Civil Liberties?" Defusing Ohio's Explosive New DNA Collection Law, 31 DAYTON L. REV. 105 (2005).

    2.1.3 Fingerprint

    Rebecca Parrott Waldren, Note, Expectations and Practical Results in Fingerprinting Technology: Where is the Line Drawn? 31 J. LEGIS. 397 (2005).

    Sandy L. Zabell, Fingerprint Evidence, 13 J.L. & POL'Y 143 (2005).

    2.1.4 Polygraph

    2.1.5 Forensic Evidence

    2.2 Demonstrative Evidence

    2.2.0 General

    Daniel B. Garrie & Matthew J. Armstrong, Electronic Discovery and the Challenge Posed by the Sarbanes-Oxley Act, 2005 UCLA J. L. TECH. 2 (2005).

    J. Bradley Ponder, Note, But Look Over Here: How the Use of Technology at Trial Mesmerizes Jurors and Secures Verdicts, 29 LAW & PSYCHOL. REV. 289 (2005).

    2.2.1 Computer-Generated Evidence

    Jack Seward, 24-9 AM. BANKR. INST. J. 34 (2005) (reviewing MICHAEL R. ARKFELD, ELECTRONIC DISCOVERY AND EVIDENCE (2003)).

    Shannon M. Curreri, Note, Defining "Document" in the Digital Landscape of Electronic Discovery, 38 LOY. L.A.L. REV. 1541 (2005).

    Ophir D. Finkelthal, Note, Scope of Electronic Discovery and Methods of Production, 38 LOY. L.A.L. REV. 1591 (2005).

    Richard K. Herrmann, Vincent J. Poppiti & David K. Sheppard, Managing Discovery in the Digital Age: A Guide to Electronic Discovery in the District of Delaware, 8 DEE. L. REV. 75 (2005).

    Erin E. Kenneally, Confluence of Digital Evidence and the Law: On the Forensic Soundness of Live-Remote Digital Evidence Collection, 2005 UCLA J. L. TECH. 5 (2005).

    Shaun Murphy, Prepare For E-Discovery in Four Easy Steps Identify the Who, What, Where, and When, 2005 SAN FRANSISCO ATT'Y 29 (2005).

    Gordon M. Shapiro & Brian Kilpatrick, E-mail Discovery and Privilege, 30 ADVOC. Q. 258 (2005).

    Tara McGraw Swaminatha, The Fourth Amendment Unplugged: Electronic...

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