Tom Bruce is planning a trip to San Francisco and Silicon Valley in early November. He'll be giving a talk on November 3, though he claims it will be more conversation than lecture. He wants to discuss how the LII -- and other open-access law sites -- are used by their viewers. Since the audience for the talk is expected to be lawyer-centric, he'll focus on what clients are doing with the information they find on sites like the LII. Are clients engaging lawyers in the same way that patients engage doctors after reading WebMD and other medical sites?
Surprisingly, that's something we know very little about -- and would like to know much more. You can help by attending the talk, or simply sending Tom your thoughts on the matter at tom () bruce (at) cornell () edu. We're in the early stages of investigation with this, and any information you can offer would be most helpful. The event is sponsored by the Cornell Law School Alumni Association, and you can sign up here.