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Legal Loop: ABA Report: 2020 Legal Research Trends

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It used to be that legal research was expensive. There weren’t a lot of choices so most law firms simply paid exorbitant prices for access to case law, statutes, and treatises. But then along came the Internet, and it changed everything. ...

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Legal Loop: Legal technology predictions for 2020

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Now that 2019 is nearly behind us, it’s time to take a look at the big picture. What’s in store for lawyers in 2020? How will the legal profession change? And what can you do right now to position your ...

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Legal Loop: Make technology competence a priority in 2020

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Unless you’ve been hiding under a rock, you already know that technology is changing the way that legal services are delivered. No matter what your practice areas, the impact of technology on the legal profession is inescapable, whether it’s digital ...

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Legal Loop: 2019 Gift Guide for Lawyers

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It’s already that time of year — time to start shopping for the lawyers on your holiday gift list. Time sure flies, doesn’t it? But good news! I’ve done the work for you. Here’s my curated holiday gift list for the ...

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Legal Loop: Should facial recognition software be banned?

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Does facial recognition technology present a unique and unprecedented threat to our privacy? According to Evan Selinger, Rochester Institute of Technology philosophy professor and an expert on the ethical and privacy implications of technology, the answer is “yes.” At least, ...

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Legal Loop: ABA ethics opinion on judges, social media, friendships and disqualification

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Judges are supposed to be neutral arbiters. Unfortunately, in the real world, that’s sometimes easier said than done. Ideally, judges would have no connection to the parties and lawyers appearing before them, and thus would be fully impartial. Judges, however, ...

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Legal Loop: Lawyers and cybersecurity: What are your ethical obligations?

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If you’re practicing law in 2019, there’s no escaping technology. One way or another, you’re using technology as part of your day-to-day practice, whether it’s the internet, email, mobile devices or cloud-based legal software. Technology is an unavoidable — and ...

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