Reshaping Legal Education to Match the New Normal, by Jon M. Garon; ABA Legal Rebels Blog While this article discusses methods by which legal education can be remodelled to train lawyers for the 21st century, it also contains information on courses and skills that today’s student can use to reshape their own legal education while in [...]
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Tablet devices are growing in popularity, especially the iPad. It is great for many things but can an iPad be used to take notes? As noted in the ABA Site-tation article Note Taking Apps for the iPad, there are quite a few solutions. The post lists and describes five note taking apps: Apple Notes, Circus [...]
From the ABA Journal: ABA’s Council of the Section of Legal Education and Admissions to the Bar adopted a resolution supporting a Uniform Bar Exam to be administered in every state of the United States. In April, Missouri became the first state to adopt the Uniform Bar Examination, and the National Conference of Bar Examiners [...]
To follow up on our previous post, the next two volumes: Litigation and Courtroom Technology (vol. III) and Web and Communication Technology (vol. IV) of the 2010 ABA Legal Technology Survey are now also available at the American Bar Association (ABA) website. Some of the highlight of the survey include: Courtroom Connectivity – Respondents report [...]
The ABA has recently released the 2010 Legal Technology Survey. [It] is an annual project of the ABA’s Legal Technology Resources Center (LTRC); the premier provider of information on technology and its use by the legal profession. The report comes in PDF format in six separate volumes. The first two volumes, Technology Basics (Vol 1.) [...]
The attorneys’ professional responsibility to keep certain information confidential is nothing new but what if confidential, privileged, or otherwise sensitive information is inadvertently revealed via electronic file transfer because that information happened to be part of the document’s metadata? American Bar Association (ABA) has recently tackled such situation and created a comparative chart displaying the [...]
The American Bar Association published a 2010 guide for advocating juvenile status offenders. This 160 page document provides assistance, guidance, and available resources to assist attorneys who represent juvenile offenders. There are few training resources for attorneys representing juvenile status offenders or youth who are truant, runaways, or beyond their parent’s control. Yet representing this [...]
The August 2009 issue of the American Bar Association Journal features a piece by S.F. Ward titled The 25 Greatest Legal TV Shows. We put that question to a jury of 12 experts—nine lawyers, two scholars and a TV critic—who write or teach about the nexus of law and pop culture. They were asked to [...]
With a little bit of a delay, oops, via Legal Blog Watch, Robert J. Ambrogi writes about the keynote address by Richard Susskind, the legal technology consultant, adviser, author and Big Thinker, at the ABA Techshow in Chicago. His talk was based on his new book, “The End of Lawyers? Rethinking the Nature of Legal [...]
Amid economic downturn that has also impacted the legal profession, the ABA (American Bar Association) launched a website called Economic Recovery Resources, providing guidance, support and advice regarding job search /networking, career transitioning, savings, insurance and CLE, practice management, professional development, stress management, and all resources.