Legal Research With A 21st Century Twist - Law Technology Today. This is a great article by Nicole Black tracing the current legal research options on the Internet. It is hard to believe that I have a library full of obsolete leather and paper books. They are pretty; but, now pretty useless. The Internet has opened up the primary law and many secondary materials to everyone. Thank God many non-lawyers don't know how to use them. It might put many of us lawyers out of business.