Category Archives: Policy debates

Katz: The MIT School of Law? A Perspective on Legal Education in the 21st Century

Daniel Martin Katz of Michigan State University has posted The MIT School of Law? A Perspective on Legal Education in the 21st Century, forthcoming in University of Illinois Law Review. Here is a portion of the abstract, from Dan’s post … Continue reading

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Legal technology panels accepted for SXSW 2015 Interactive

At least four legal technology panels appear to have been accepted for SXSW 2015 Interactive, scheduled to be held 13-17 March 2015 in Austin, Texas, USA: Nicole Bradick and Noah Waisberg: Will Your Next Lawyer Be a Machine? Jameson Dempsey, … Continue reading

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Hwang: The Legal Innovation Defense Fund

Tim Hwang of the Data and Society Institute invites participation in a new project: The Legal Innovation Defense (LID) Fund, described in a new post at Robot Robot and Hwang. Here are excerpts from the post: [...] Today, I want … Continue reading

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Salamanca and van Eechoud: Open Legal Data for Europe: Report on LAPSI-openlaws workshop

Olivia Salamanca and Mireille van Eechoud have posted Open Legal Data for Europe, a report on a workshop organized by openlaws.eu and LAPSI, at the University of Amsterdam, 4 September 2014. Here is a description of the report, from a … Continue reading

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Shcherbak: Integrating Computer Science into Legal Discipline: The Rise of Legal Programming

Sergii Shcherbak of Stockholm University has posted a paper entitled Integrating Computer Science into Legal Discipline: The Rise of Legal Programming, on SSRN. Here is the abstract: In this paper, the complex nature of relations between law and cyberspace, and … Continue reading

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Katz: Slides: Five Observations Regarding Technology and the Legal Industry

Daniel Martin Katz of Michigan State University has posted slides of his new presentation entitled Five Observations Regarding Technology and the Legal Industry, which he gave as a keynote address at Legal Week Global Corporate Counsel Forum 2014, 8 October … Continue reading

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Debate over an attempt to trademark the phrase “Legal Hackers”

John Grant has posted Call for Debate Over the Proposed “Legal Hackers” Trademark Registration. Grant summarizes the controversy in this way: [...] The term “Legal Hackers” is currently pending trademark registration with the USPTO. It was Published for Opposition on … Continue reading

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