The iPad is becoming more common and much less a novelty in the everyday practice of law. It’s advantages in the courtroom are highly praised. The ability to make a voluminous file highly portable is unmatched. The out of office connectivity give us an ability to work remotely and on a moment’s notice that has never before existed. Yet it still is criticized for its inability to do the one thing that lawyers do most: draft documents. In the iPad world, this is know as “generating content.” This article in Time by Harry McCracken addresses the content creation “problem” and raises some interesting points.
Do you use your iPad for more than quick email responses? What drafting obstacles do you have with the iPad? Is speech recognition on mobile devices like the iPad the end of the Dictaphone?