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post Mon 29th January 2007, 3:40am
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post Mon 29th January 2007, 3:46am
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More than 100 judicial rulings have relied on Wikipedia, beginning in 2004, including 13 from circuit courts of appeal.

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post Mon 29th January 2007, 6:41am
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When a court-appointed special master last year rejected the claim of an Alabama couple that their daughter had suffered seizures after a vaccination, she explained her decision in part by referring to material from articles in Wikipedia, the collaborative online encyclopedia.



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post Mon 29th January 2007, 4:40pm
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Professors at most major universities frown upon research papers that cite Wikipedia as a resource, given the socially driven nature of the site. The United States judicial system, however, seems to believe that using Wikipedia as a reference in court rulings is a good idea. All told, more than 100 judicial rulings have reference Wikipedia in some fashion. The U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals, ...

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A simple search of published court decisions shows that Wikipedia is frequently cited by judges around the country, involving serious issues and the bizarre.

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post Mon 29th January 2007, 10:32pm
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This is extremely worrying. It's not just the reliability or otherwise of Wikipedia - do we want judges reading "Medicine for beginners" and making a ruling based on wha tthey read? Don't American courts summon expert witnesses?
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This is extremely worrying. It's not just the reliability or otherwise of Wikipedia - do we want judges reading "Medicine for beginners" and making a ruling based on wha tthey read? Don't American courts summon expert witnesses?


If you think thats scary, try reading thru the archives of the USPTO, lots of trademarks and patents have been ruled on based on Wikipedia entries. Talk about a way to reject a trademark... just own the Wikipedia rights to it.
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US judges use Wikipedia as a courtroom source
Guardian Unlimited, UK - 18 minutes ago
It is an encyclopedia written by nobody but Wikipedia is rapidly becoming prime source material for American judges. A search of court decisions by the New ...
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It is an encyclopedia written by nobody but Wikipedia is rapidly becoming prime source material for American judges.

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When a court-appointed special master last year rejected the claim of an Alabama couple that their daughter had suffered seizures after a vaccination, she explained her decision in part by referring to material from articles in Wikipedia, the collaborative online encyclopedia.



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When a court-appointed special master last year rejected the claim of an Alabama couple that their daughter had suffered seizures after a vaccination, she explained her decision in part by referring to material from articles in Wikipedia, the collaborative online encyclopedia.



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Legal System Warms Up to Wikipedia - But Not Too Much
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The New York Times reports that Courts in the US are increasingly using Wikipedia as a reference material, but with caution because of the issue of ...
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It is an encyclopedia written by nobody but Wikipedia is rapidly becoming prime source material for American judges.

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Wikipedia Used By Courts?
Hard OCP, TX - 36 minutes ago
The NY Times says that Wikipedia is popping up in court cases more and more. The trend bothers some people, this is what one attorney had to say on the ...
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The case against Wikipedia
Foreign Policy (subscription) - 27 minutes ago
Don't get me wrong. I think Wikipedia can be a great resource for fast information, like background on the Karbala shrine in Iraq or the name of Qaddafi's ...
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