This paper provides an overview of critical information literacy, critical information theory, critical legal research as well as how information hegemony impacts the legal information industry. To prepare law students for the practice of law, a discussion of ways to embed critical information literacy and critical legal research in a legal research course is provided.


Latia Ward, Information Hegemony, Transcending Positivism, and Applying Critical Legal Information Literacy Concepts in the Legal Research Classroom and Beyond, 10 Journal of Radical Librarianship 36–62 (2024).