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About Simon Chester

Simon Chester is Counsel, Conflicts and Regulatory Matters at Gowlings in Toronto. His career spans law teaching, a decade in government, and thirty years on Bay Street. His involvement with legal information goes back to the Seventies when he taught legal research at Osgoode Hall and served on CLIC's board - that was the Canadian Law Information Council. He writes widely on legal, technology, ethical and professional issues.

Posts by Simon Chester

Open Access and Disintermediation

What Is a Search Engine?

E-Laws Now Going to Be Official

How Fast the Wikisphere Works

We Seem to Be Worth $4,084.20

Did the Evolution of Searching Stop?

A New Canadian Copyright Blog

So You Want to Be a Supreme Court Justice

The Dangers of Blogging

Lawyers as Bloggers

Twenty-First Century Encyclopedias

Creative Commons

Research on Legal Jokes

The Politics of Blogging

The Challenge to Traditional Publishing

Comparative Law

Outsourcing Legal Research

US Supreme Court Cites Blog


Future of the Internet

80 Years of Canadian Bar Review

New IBM Enterprise Search

Open Source and Beer

Interesting Miscellany for Law Students

Because It’s Friday Afternoon

Librarians Will Always Be Needed