Tuesday, March 10, 2015

Wikipedia and Case Briefs

Checking something in the computer lab, I saw a student left their Word document open - this is a screen capture of it - a noticed it had a lot of linked text and an option that most Word documents don’t have:

And they had left the browser open to the page that was, of course, this: 


Yes, Wikipedia as a replacement for briefing a case! I sent an e-mail to our faculty asking who was teaching this case, and that if they had students hold up their brief (as one of my professors did), to look for the one with all the bold text and the “[edit]”s next to the headings.

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