Mr. Custer considers the use of "literary warrant" as it affects the usefulness of the West Digest System, and reports on the results of a survey he conducted with both legal practitioners and law faculty. He concludes that the West Digest System has some viability, but it will need to extend its literary warrant to remain a player in today's legal culture.
Legal Research, Digest
102 Law Library Journal 251 (2010)
Custer, Joseph A., "The Universe of Thinkable Thoughts versus the Facts of Empirical Research" (2010). Faculty Publications. 2111.