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Lawyers Love Technology

Deep Down, Lawyers Love Technology

Deep Down, Lawyers Love Technology 1000 674 Rakesh Madhava

For lawyers, there is a decided focus on the past. Precedent is the godhead. Show a lawyer technology that helps them better present their argument (PowerPoint, tablets, laser pointers), and they want it. NOW. Introduce telephony that improves the speed of lawyer-client communication (Blackberry, iPhone), and they will embrace it wholly. The legal industry has…

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Can Courts be Friends with Facebook?

Can Courts be Friends with Facebook? 150 150 Jason Krause

Sometimes it seems like the legal profession will always have a tortured relationship with social media. Writing for the ABA Journal, Deb Cassens Weiss quipped that “judges have to be judicious” when using Facebook. To underscore that fact, the ABA has now published an ethics opinion, warning that judges who use social networking have to follow the…

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