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Another good idea

Following on the success of the Berkman Symposium on blogs and legal scholarship (on which I have already commented on this site), there comes the welcome news of advance plans for a Legal Blogging Conference in London, currently pencilled in for late April/early May. In the meantime, lawyer/bloggers should watch that space. Maybe somebody there will be able to tell me why I’m doing this?

4 Responses to “Another good idea”

  1. Geeklawyer says:

    Ah, an excellent question with no single answer. Vanity, social conscience, marketing, boredom?

    For some of us all the above!

  2. Daithí says:

    The question ‘why am I doing this?’ sounds like the making of an excellent workshop at the conference (which I came across last week and mentally filed under ‘must do something about that’). An interesting tool could be the Pecha Kucha format, with some connection to recent posts as a way into the purpose/motivation of legal bloggers….

  3. […] is a question I have had occasion to ask already on this blog. And a few searches with the words “why” and “blog” brought […]

  4. […] on from the self-referential legal blogging conference and why do I blog? posts in the last few weeks, here’s some more navel gazing: why do legal […]

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