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"I heart taxonomies," says Denise Howell at Between Lawyers. The inspiration for her romantic sentiment is A Taxonomy of Legal Blogs, a noble stab at collecting and categorizing all the stars in the galaxy known as the legal blogosphere. The taxonomy is the work product of Ian Best, a third-year student at Moritz College of Law, who explains on his blog 3L Epiphany why he did it:

"I believe that the blogosphere suffers from a lack of an efficient infrastructure. 3L Epiphany will exemplify a cohesive system for organizing legal blogs."

As ambitious as Best's taxonomy is, even more so may be his future goal:

"My hope is that ... 'blogging for credit' will one day be considered an essential component of a legal education."

Meanwhile, Best's effort stands as a well-organized guide to legal blogs, useful both to newcomers to blogging and old hands.

Posted by Robert J. Ambrogi on March 30, 2006 at 11:37 AM | Permalink | Comments (0) | TrackBack (0)

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