July 11, 2011 Articles

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In this computer age, I’ve found that young associates are about as likely to do manual research as they are to live of life of celibacy.

By Bart Greenwald

In William Shakespeare’s Hamlet, the lead character (appropriately named ‘Hamlet’) tells love interest Ophelia, “Get thee to a nunnery,” as he bids her to live a life of celibacy. In this computer age, I’ve found that young associates are about as likely to do manual research as they are to live of life of celibacy—which is to say that most associates don’t know how to do manual research. And that’s a shame.

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