I’ve started a newsletter at my school, highlighting interesting legal and technology stories – but some weeks, I am overwhelmed. I want to keep the newsletter small and manageable, so I’ve decided to use the blog for overflow: items I think are worth reading that didn’t make this week’s newsletter. This will largely be open-web
Is There An App For That? Presentation at CALICon ’19
I like games. Pinball. Arkanoid (kinda like Pong, but in space and more colors and the cursor can turn into different things), hidden object games, trivia games. Also, I like the law. A lot.
There may be those who feel that the law and games really shouldn’t mix, outside of Phoenix Wright, Ace Attorney.…
Chaotic Lawful podcast: Intro & addendum
I am getting in on the podcast game. It’s called Chaotic Lawful and will focus on change in the legal industry. The first episode is linked here.
Most of the episode is a long introduction, but the last portion addresses a new Nature article about algorithmic bias. Following is a link to the article…
Compendium: Legal Innovation, Technology and Law Schools
There is so much going on in the legal tech sphere, particularly as it applies to legal education. Here are a couple of stories from this week:
The Legal Technology Laboratory by Michael Hunter Schwartz, on the blog What Great Law Schools Do
Cognifying Legal Education by Brian Dalton at Above the Law
Robots vs. Lawyers – A Nuanced Take
Did you see this study? If you follow #legaltech in any online sphere, it was ubiquitous.
[pretty infographic here, 40-page PDF – you have to submit your name and email to download it directly from Lawgeex]
Which led to such headlines as:
Welcome to StrangeLaw, Esq. The robot lawyers are here (here meaning China)
Welcome! This is StrangeLaw, Esq.: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love Legal Technology. I’m Eli Edwards, and I’m an Emerging Technologies Research Librarian at Santa Clara University School of Law. Per the job title, I wanted to have a space to discuss legaltech issues and how Santa Clara Law is approaching them. Now,…