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7 Jun 2013, 2:57 pm by legalinformatics
Professor Renee Newman Knake of Michigan State University College of Law and the ReInventLaw Lab has posted the syllabus and slides of her course entitled 21st Century Law Practice: New Models and Markets, being offered during the MSU Law – Westminster Law 21st Century Law Practice Summer Program 2013 in London. Here is the course description: This course will provide students with an overview of the practice challenges facing lawyers in the 21st century, including economic pressures,… [read post]
6 Feb 2010, 5:11 pm by legalinformatics
Professor Ronald W. Staudt of the Illinois Institute of Technology Chicago-Kent College of Law, has published All the Wild Possibilities: Technology that Attacks Barriers to Access to Justice, forthcoming in Loyola of Los Angeles Law Review. Here is the abstract: Predicting how technology will affect the future of the legal profession is difficult and unreliable work. I have made my share of such predictions in the past thirty years, including foretelling the death of the paper casebook in law… [read post]
21 Sep 2011, 12:42 pm by Gene Quinn
As global demand for energy continues to grow and the price of oil and gasoline continue to rise we must pursue solutions for cleaner, renewable energy. The technology that will ultimately support an alternative energy driven economy is not where we want it to be, if we do not aggressively pursue such technologies and build on early stage successes we will never get to the finish line. Complaining about the fact that the finish line is so far away and the technology incapable of providing a solution… [read post]
4 Feb 2011, 7:59 pm by legalinformatics
A call for ideas and participation — with submission deadline of 15 February 2011 — has been issued for CTC 2011: The National Center for State Courts’ Court Technology Conference 2011, to be held 4-6 October 2011, in Long Beach, California, USA. According to the call: NCSC invites practitioners, scholars and the private sector to participate in the educational programs at the Court Technology Conference 2011. The focus as always is on innovative implementations of technologies to all aspects… [read post]
7 Apr 2014, 12:08 am by legalinformatics
“Igniting Law Teaching”: a TEDx-Styled Conference, was held 4 April 2014 at American University Washington College of Law, in Washington, DC, USA. The event is described as “a unique academic conference showcasing leading professors in teaching innovation.” Many of the talks deal with legal instructional technology. Click here for videos from the event. Click here for the conference program. The Twitter hashtag for the event was #legaled Click here for a storify of Twitter… [read post]
8 Sep 2012, 3:38 am by legalinformatics
Christine Kirchberger, LL.M., M.S.L.I.T. and Pam Storr, LL.M., both of the Swedish Law and Informatics Research Institute (IRI), have posted Law as an App: Technology in Legal Education, at VoxPopuLII. The post begins: Following up on a previously published article on LaaS – Law as a Service, this post discusses different ways that apps can be included into the law degree curriculum. The sections of the post have the titles: “Changing Legal Education Through the Use of Apps” “Legal Aspects… [read post]
7 Aug 2013, 4:40 am by Gene Quinn
But how could Universities ever be characterized as non-practicing entities in the first place? If we are going to be intellectually honest there is no way you can characterize Universities as non-practicing entities. University innovations have laid the foundation for thousands of startup companies since 1980; in fact well in excess of 7,000 startup companies have been formed. These startup companies are not just high-tech companies, they are the highest tech companies based on the most cutting… [read post]
24 Jan 2010, 6:53 pm by legalinformatics
Judges of the New York Appellate Division, Second Department are testing two Kindle DX ereaders, to see whether they meet the judges’ reading needs, reports Vesselin Mitev in the 25 January 2010 New York Law Jounal (subscription required). (HT @debemel.) In a trial begun in November 2009, two judges of the court at a time are scanning most of the documents relating to their pending cases, to PDF files, and reading those files on the DX. The judges have so far identified several benefits of the… [read post]
23 May 2012, 11:52 am by Amy Bray
Congratulations to one of ATC’s clients, CompliancePoint, Inc., which was recently named one of the Top 40 Innovative Technology Companies in Georgia at the Technology Association of Georgia’s (TAG) annual Georgia Technology Summit!  We are pleased that TAG, the leading technology industry association in the state, has recognized CompliancePoint’s pioneering work in the direct marketing and information security compliance space.    Our corporate attorneys Brad Carr, Eadaoin Waller and… [read post]
18 Feb 2014, 7:15 am by Steve Brachmann
We’ve found an intriguing assortment of innovations in medical and industrial fields, and even the video game industry, coming out of these academic institutions. The featured patent application for today’s column would protect a system of better capturing video game player motion for physical activities required of games. This system would make it harder for users to cheat these games and complete tasks without completing the physical motion the game asks users to perform. Other patent… [read post]
15 Jun 2012, 7:30 am by Keith Mullen
So long as the software and tech tools on our desktops merely improve the “process” of our work (our work flow), those tools will continue to pile up our desktops – IT is proud but the desktop remains under utilized by the people that matter. But bring us a tool that makes our work product a winner in the market – then the tool strikes like Thunder chasing Heat in a land rush:     The In-house Texas section of the current issue of Texas Lawyer has a piece written by me crafted around… [read post]
6 Oct 2011, 9:43 pm by legalinformatics
Slides are available for many of the presentations given at CTC 2011: The 2011 Court Technology Conference (Twitter hashtag #ctc2011), held 4-6 October 2011 in Long Beach, California, USA. The presentations included: Dean Peter W. Martin of Cornell University Law School on Abandoning Law Reports for Official Digital Case Law; James E. McMillan of the National Center for State Courts on Trends of New Courthouse Designs and Courthouse Technologies; and Judge Dory Reiling, mag. iur., Ph.D., Vice… [read post]
7 Jun 2013, 3:16 pm by legalinformatics
Professor Dr. Daniel Martin Katz of Michigan State University College of Law and the ReInventLaw Lab has posted the syllabus and slides of his course entitled Legal Information Engineering, Technology and Economics, being offered during the MSU Law – Westminster Law 21st Century Law Practice Summer Program 2013 in London. Here is the course description: This 1 Credit Hour Mini-Course will highlight the increasing role of information technology in modern law practice (and the law practice of… [read post]
6 Feb 2014, 2:01 am by legalinformatics
Law Meets Big Data was the topic of the Los Angeles Legal Innovation Meetup event held 27 January 2014, at IndieDesk in Los Angeles, California. Lili Daniel has posted a report on the event at the One Legal blog: Big Data’s Effect on the Practice of Law. Here is an excerpt from that post: I had the pleasure of joining my first Los Angeles Legal Innovations/ Legal Hacking Meetup group last Monday, January 27th. It was held at IndieDesk, which is a co-working space located downtown on Broadway,… [read post]
12 Sep 2013, 1:55 am by legalinformatics
There now appear to be at least five legal hacking, technology, or innovation groups meeting regularly and hosting hacking or similar events: New York Legal Hackers Boston Legal Innovation Meetup DC Legal Hackers Los Angeles Legal Innovation Meetup Austin Legal Tech and Legal Innovation These groups appear to be informal, civil-society associations that allow developers, designers, legal professionals, researchers, and others to meet to develop new legal technologies and create law reform… [read post]
4 Mar 2014, 7:10 am by Joseph Allen
First of all, congratulations! You made The Washington Post and they even spelled your name correctly. Unfortunately, AUTM was specifically called out in an article titled Patent Trolls Have a Surprising Ally: Universities… For a profession that keeps a low profile and goes out of its way not to antagonize people, you may wonder what in the world’s going on that you are gaining such notoriety. The answer is that you are in the sights of several groups who do not wish you well. Some… [read post]
3 Apr 2014, 1:59 am by legalinformatics
A new legal hacking group is forming in Portland, Oregon, USA: PDX Law Hackers. John Grant is the organizer. Here is a description of the group, from the group’s Meetup site: Portland-area creatives looking to shake-up and dust-off the tired old legal industry. We are lawyers, developers, entrepreneurs, and others who are tired of ballooning fees, wasteful processes, and the high barriers to entry of the legal status quo. We aim to find elegant solutions to legal problems in order to maximize… [read post]
5 Feb 2012, 8:14 am by legalinformatics
CALI, the Center for Computer Assisted Legal Instruction, is offering a free, online course on digital law practice, from 10 February – 6 April 2012. The course will address topics including management of a virtual law office, electronic document automation and standardization, court technology, unauthorized practice of law, unbundling of legal service, and lawyers’ use of social media. The instructors include Stephanie Kimbro, Marc Lauritsen, Richard Granat, Ronald Staudt, Kingsley Martin,… [read post]
19 Feb 2014, 7:19 am by Steve Brachmann
Our featured patent application today features an artificial knee device that surpasses the range of motion available through previous passive devices or surgical implants. The variable motion of the mechanical knee joint found in this patent application would grant an implant patient a much greater degree of motion throughout their daily lives. Other patent applications that we decided to look at more closely include a vehicle engine designed for more efficient methanol consumption as well as more… [read post]
10 Dec 2013, 12:55 am by legalinformatics
The 2013 Innovating Justice Forum is being held 10-11 December 2013 in The Hague. The event is hosted by the Hague Institute for the Internationalisation of Law’s Innovating Justice Project. The Twitter hashtag for the event is #trialogue The Innovating Justice Project is tweeting about the event at @InnoJustice Click here for the conference program. Click here for a draft version of the “Trends” report, entitled Trialogue – releasing the value of courts, being discussed at… [read post]