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47 American Bar Association Journal 902 (1961)


Although the use of electronic computers in legal research has not yet been perfected, Professor Dickerson believes that computers may be at least a partial answer to the problem created by the ever-increasing mass of statutory material and judicial decisions that must be consulted to determine the law on a given point. He explains just how the computers are used in legal research and points out their limitations as well as their advantages. [For a general discussion of this subject, the reader is referred to the article, "Prepare Now for Machine-Assisted Legal Research", by Roy N. Freed, 47 A.B.A.J. 764 (August, 1961).]