Monthly Archives: March 2018

Lawyers, Developers Team Up in Hackathon to Revamp Legal Industry

The winning team of the recent “Global Legal Hackathon” hosted by Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe in San Francisco seeks to provide a platform to fund and expedite class action suits using blockchain technology.

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By |March 7th, 2018|News from the Field|Comments Off on Lawyers, Developers Team Up in Hackathon to Revamp Legal Industry

Results may vary in legal research databases

Susan Nevelow Mart writes for the ABA Journal about the varying nature of results from legal research databases:
“At first glance, the various legal research databases seem similar. For instance, they all promote their natural language searching, so when the keywords go into the search box, researchers expect relevant results. The lawyer would also expect […]

By |March 5th, 2018|News from the Field|Comments Off on Results may vary in legal research databases

What Innovation Is Needed For Law Students?

Mary E. Juetten writes for Above the Law about needed innovation in law school education.
“The Law School Innovation Index was recently launched and I checked it out for research on access to justice and law school reform. Over the past couple of years, while traveling and speaking for Evolve Law, I often referred to […]

By |March 1st, 2018|News from the Field|Comments Off on What Innovation Is Needed For Law Students?