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20 Oct 2013, 1:46 pm by legalinformatics
Professor Dr. Christopher Zorn of Penn State University has posted slides of his presentation, entitled The Legal Industry 2013, given 18 October 2013, at the Campbell University Law Review Symposium 2013: The Evolving Role of the Corporate Counsel: How Information Technology is Reinventing Legal Practice, in Raleigh, North Carolina, USA. The presentation covers recent developments in U.S. law firm revenue, technology, and personnel. HT @prisonrodeo Filed under: Applications, Presentations, Slides,… [read post]
9 Jun 2012, 10:55 am by legalinformatics
The program has been posted for LawTechCamp London 2012 — “a BarCamp-style community UnConference for new media and technology enthusiasts and legal professionals” — to be held 29 June 2012 in London, England, UK. The Twitter hashtag for the conference is #lawtechcamplondon. A notable characteristic of this event is that it gathers together in one place individuals from most of the different subgroups of the legal informatics community. The event’s organizers… [read post]
22 Dec 2011, 8:44 am by legalinformatics
Sean Martin McDonald, JD, MA, of FrontlineSMS and FrontlineSMS:Legal has posted Law in the Last-Mile: The Potential of Mobile Integration into Legal Services, on the VoxPopuLII blog, published by the Legal Information Institute at Cornell University Law School. In this post, Mr. McDonald describes the obstacles preventing many people in developing countries from accessing legal services. He then argues that new technologies, based on text messaging via mobile phones, can overcome many of these… [read post]
11 Jan 2012, 8:32 am by legalinformatics
LSC TIG 2012: The Legal Services Corporation Technology Initiative Grants Conference, is being held 11-13 January 2012 in Albuquerque, New Mexico, USA. The conference features presentations about innovative applications of technology to improve access to justice. Click here for the complete conference program. The Twitter hashtag for the conference is #lsctig. Filed under: Applications, Conference Announcements, Presentations, Technology developments, Technology tools Tagged: A2J Author, Access to… [read post]
23 Jun 2011, 8:05 pm by legalinformatics
Sean Martin McDonald, Esq., of Frontline SMS and Frontline SMS: Legal, has published The Case for mLegal, Innovations: Technology, Governance, Globalization, 6(1), 41-62 (2011), doi: 10.1162/INOV_a_00057. (Click here for an open access version of the article.) Here is a summary: While there are a number of obstacles [facing citizens of developing countries] to accessing legal systems, many of them are the result of barriers to communication. SMS is the world’s cheapest, most ubiquitous data… [read post]
23 Jun 2011, 9:00 pm by legalinformatics
My new article, entitled Open, Generative, and User Centered: The Potential of SMS-Based Legal Technology for Development, has been published in Innovations: Technology, Governance, Globalization, 6(1), 63-68 (2011), doi: 10.1162/INOV_a_00058. (Click here for an open access version of the article.) Here is a summary: For those desiring to create user-centered means of improving access to justice for low-income citizens of developing countries, SMS-based systems seem extremely promising. Development… [read post]
16 Apr 2014, 12:39 am by legalinformatics
Dr. Primavera Di Filippi of CERSA / CNRS / Université Paris II (Panthéon-Assas) gave a presentation entitled Ethereum: Freenet or Skynet? 13 April 2014 at the Berkman Center for Internet and Society at Harvard University. Click here for video and audio of the presentation. Here is the abstract: Ethereum is a contract validating and enforcing system based on a distributed public ledger such as the one implemented by the Bitcoin cryptocurrency. The system allows for the management of… [read post]
18 Jan 2014, 4:32 am by legalinformatics
LSC TIG 2014: Legal Services Corporation Technology Initiative Grants Conference, was held 15-17 January 2014 in Jacksonville, Florida, USA. The Twitter hashtags for the event seem to have been #lsctig and #lsctig14 Click here for a storify of Twitter tweets from the event. Click here for the conference program. Selected resources related to the event are linked in the comments to this post.Filed under: Applications, Projects, Storify, Technology developments, Technology tools Tagged: Access to… [read post]
24 Oct 2013, 9:41 pm by legalinformatics
Dr. Margaret Hagan of Stanford University has launched a redesigned version of Open Law Lab, “an initiative to design law: to make it more accessible, more usable, and more engaging.” The site highlights the topics of legal design process, visual law, access to justice, and legal education and practice. The Resources section provides access to a great set of resources on user research in legal information system design. For more details, please see the site. HT @margarethagan Filed… [read post]
11 Nov 2012, 12:02 pm by legalinformatics
Claudia C. Johnson, Esq., of ProBonoNet has posted The Technology Future, on Richard Zorza’s Access to Justice Blog. This lengthy and interesting post covers a very large number of topics regarding how technological innovation is likely to influence legal aid services. Professor Dr. Daniel Martin Katz’s work on quantitative legal prediction is cited. HT @rzorza Filed under: Applications, Others' scholarly or sophisticated blogposts, Technology developments, Technology tools Tagged: Claudia C.… [read post]
27 Nov 2013, 1:54 am by legalinformatics
I’ve posted a storify of yesterday’s demonstrations of student access-to-justice technology projects, from this semester’s Justice and Technology Practicum at Chicago-Kent College of Law, directed by Professor Ronald Staudt. Most tweets in the storify are by John Mayer of CALI. Click here for the course description. Most of the projects use A2JAuthor document assembly software.Filed under: Applications, Storify, Technology developments, Technology tools Tagged: A2J Author,… [read post]
15 Apr 2014, 12:41 am by legalinformatics
Slides and handouts of many of the presentations at LSC TIG 2014: Legal Services Corporation Technology Initiative Grants Conference, have been posted. The presentations concern the use of technology for improving access to justice. The conference was held 15-17 January in Jacksonville, Florida, USA. Click here for the conference program. The Twitter hashtags for the event seem to have been #lsctig and #lsctig14 Click here for a storify of Twitter tweets from the event. HT David BonebrakeFiled… [read post]
16 Mar 2013, 6:11 pm by legalinformatics
Dr. Margaret Hagan of Stanford Law School has launched Open Law Lab, “an initiative to design law – to make it more accessible, more usable, and more engaging.” Dr. Hagan says that the Lab currently is a nonprofit collaborative project among law students. The Lab’s work currently addresses: Visualization of legal information Improvements in dispute resolution Legal educational technology with an emphasis on gamification Court technology, under the rubric of Usable court… [read post]
8 Apr 2014, 1:29 am by legalinformatics
Professor Dr. Daniel Martin Katz of Michigan State University and the ReInvent Law Laboratory has posted Ethereum – A Revolutionary New Platform for Applications (including Computable Contracts), at Computational Legal Studies. Dan’s post links to the Website of the Ethereum blockchain technology project, and to Nathan Schneider’s new Al Jazeera America post about the legal applications of Ethereum: Code Your Own Utopia: Meet Ethereum, bitcoin’s most ambitious successor. Here… [read post]
4 Apr 2013, 12:48 am by legalinformatics
Twitter tweets from LexThink.1 2013 lightning talks about innovation in legal technology and law practice, held 3 April 2013 in Chicago, Illinois, are now archived in .csv format. The Twitter hashtag for the event was #lexthink Click here for the event’s program. Click here for the event’s Website. Filed under: Applications, Conference resources, Presentations, Tweet archives Tagged: #lexthink, Big data and law practice technology, Big data and legal information systems, Big data and… [read post]
29 Oct 2012, 7:21 am by By MICHAEL J. DE LA MERCED
Riverbed Technology said on Monday that it planned to buy Opnet Technologies for $993.3 million in cash and stock, bolstering its business in optimizing software on corporate networks. [read post]
27 Mar 2014, 1:47 am by legalinformatics
LexThink.1 2014, an event of lightning talks on law practice innovation and technology, was held on 26 March 2014, in Chicago, Illinois, USA. The event was organized by Matthew Homann and JoAnna Forshee. The conference program is at: http://www.pointonelaw.com/lexthink-1-voting/ The Twitter hashtag for the event was #lexthink Click here for a storify of Twitter tweets from the event. Click here for archived Twitter tweets from the event in .csv format. HT @rightbrainlawFiled under: Applications,… [read post]
10 Apr 2014, 2:58 am by legalinformatics
Casey Kuhlman, Esq., of Watershed Legal Services, has posted audio and slides of his presentation entitled Iterating over the Traditional: Legal Approaches to Smart Contract Development, given 8 April 2014 at the Amsterdam Ethereum Meetup in Amsterdam. Click here for detailed notes on the presentation. The presentation concerns three principles for developing digital contracts using Ethereum’s blockchain technology: Use your funnels Keep contracts social Define the decision space For details,… [read post]
25 Oct 2012, 2:42 pm by legalinformatics
Archived tweets are available, in .csv format for CFCT 2012: Canadian Forum on Court Technology, held 24-25 October in Montreal. Twitter hashtags for the conference are #cfct and #cfct2012 Click here for the conference Website. Click here for the conference program. Filed under: Applications, Conference resources, Tweet archives Tagged: Canadian Forum on Court Technology, CFCT, CFCT 2012, Court information systems, Court technology, Innovation in court information systems, Innovation in court… [read post]
4 Mar 2012, 5:52 am by Attorney Christopher A. Pearsall
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