Can I Write My Next Law Review Article in Google Docs?

That day appears to have moved one step closer with the news that the free Google Docs service now supports footnotes, a functionality presently indispensable to legal academic writing (although occasionally controversial).

Now if we can just get the law review editors to stop insisting on Microsoft Word, we will be getting somewhere.

One Response to “Can I Write My Next Law Review Article in Google Docs?”

  1. Perhaps the legal world could adopt open source tools as the standard because the don’t favor any particular format. I’ve been writing papers in OpenOffice (http://www.openoffice.org/) since the start of law school without problems. Even if that doesn’t work there is always LaTeX (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/LaTeX).