Goodenough and Lauritsen, eds.: Educating the Digital Lawyer

Professor Oliver Goodenough of Vermont Law School and Harvard’s Berkman Center Law Lab, and Marc Lauritsen, Esq., of Capstone Practice Systems have edited a new book entitled Educating the Digital Lawyer (New Providence, NJ: Matthew Bender, 2012).

Click here to access an EPUB ebook version of the book free of charge. (If you need an EPUB reader, try the Firefox EPUB Reader extension.)

According to the introduction, the book chapters are based on papers presented at “a pair of conferences — one in October 2010 at Harvard Law School and one in April 2011 at Columbia Law School — that brought together several dozen academics and practitioners who are deeply interested in the technology of law and how law schools and other institutions should educate students and lawyers about it.”

Here is the table of contents:

  • Brian Donnelly, What Does “Digital Lawyer” Mean?
  • Marc Lauritsen, Lawyering in an Age of Intelligent Machines
  • David M. Blaszkowsky and Matthew Reed, Meta-What? Lawyers, Legal Training, and the Rise of Meta-Data for Digital Securities and Other Financial Contracts
  • Harry Lewis, Under the Hood of the Internet
  • Jeanne Eicks, Educating Superior Legal Professionals: Successful Modern Curricula Join Law and Technology
  • Brock Rutter, Survey of Existing Courses in Lawyer Use of Technology
  • Fred Galves, Teaching Litigation Technology
  • Ronald W. Staudt, Cyberclinics: Law Schools, Technology, and Justice
  • Paul Maharg, Simulation: A Pedagogy Emerging from the Shadows
  • Stephanie Kimbro, What Should Be in a Digital Curriculum: A Practitioner’s Must Have List
  • Barbara L. Bernier and F. Dennis Green, Law School Reset — Pedagogy, Andragogy, and Second Life
  • Michael G. Bennett, A Critical Embracing of the Digital Lawyer
  • Gregg Gordon, The Digital Lawyer’s Evolving Education in Scholarly Research

HT @stephkimbro.

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2 Responses to Goodenough and Lauritsen, eds.: Educating the Digital Lawyer

  1. Pingback: Academic education, professional education & technology — Paul Maharg

  2. I must agree that it is a great book, very much recommended.

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