Radical computer use in law / by Philip Slayton.: Co22-417/1974E-PDF

"The premise of my current inquiry is that technological development (as distinguished from scientific inquiry) is only rational when controlled by identified needs. To pursue development without thought to the limits of what is technologically possible is, at the very least, wasteful; it may in addition be dangerous if the developers, once they have a finished product, encourage its use with no understanding of or regard for the consequences. For example, my first study suggested unfortunate consequences for law and the legal system of widespread use of existing electronic legal retrieval systems which have been developed largely because that development was possible"--page 2.

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Department/Agency Canada. Department of Communications.
Title Radical computer use in law / by Philip Slayton.
Publication type Monograph
Language [English]
Format Electronic
Electronic document
Note(s) Digitized edition from print [produced by Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada].
Includes bibliographical references (pages 136-144).
Publishing information [Ottawa] : [Department of Communications], June 1974.
Author / Contributor Slayton, Philip, author.
Description 1 online resource (v, 144 pages)
Catalogue number
  • Co22-417/1974E-PDF
Subject terms Practice of law -- Automation.
Artificial intelligence in law.
Droit -- Pratique -- Automatisation.
Intelligence artificielle en droit.
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