By way of Debra Cassens Weiss at the ABA Journal, I learned of David Lat’s Project Truman Show. Lat is known among legal bloggers as author of the legal gossip blog Above the Law, where he often delves into other people’s private moments. But via his personal blog, he is now promising to expose his […]
With LegalTech New York ready to go next week, affiliates Law.com and Law Technology News today announced a special platform to showcase those who will blogging from or about the Feb. 5-7 event. As many of you know, I coauthor Law.com’s Legal Blog Watch together with Carolyn Elefant. During LegalTech, Law.com will turn over Legal […]
If you have not signed up for next week’s LegalTech New York, whaddya waiting for? The conference — Feb. 5 to 7 at the New York Hilton — continues year after year to be one of the two top annual legal technology events (along with ABA Techshow). The line-up of programs and speakers is impressive. […]
[The following column originally appeared in print in March 2007. I am republishing it as part of my continuing effort to maintain an archive of my published columns. Important note: I have not updated this since its original publication. While most of the sites remain as described, some may have changed. All information was current […]
The popular public-records search site SearchSystems.net has won a federal court judgment of $780,000 against the competing site CourtsOnline, according to this press release. A federal judge in San Francisco entered the order against the site’s creator, Mark Musselman, for stealing content from SearchSystems.net, the release says. The order also bars Musselman and his associates […]
Two well-known practice-management professionals have launched what they plan to be a monthly podcast. Called “The Digital Edge: Lawyers and Technology,” it is produced as part of the Law Technology Today e-zine of the ABA’s Law Practice Management Section. The first 30-minute episode is up, on the topic Electronic Marketing: Harnessing the Web’s Whizbang. Hosting […]
The world is shrinking, thanks to the Internet, and that includes the legal world. More and more, the practice of law is global. One legal organization that seeks to harness this global network of lawyers in furtherance of promoting online justice is InternetBar.org and its educational arm, the InternetBar.org Institute. This week on the legal-affairs […]
ABA TechShow kicked off today, and on our weekly legal-affairs podcast Lawyer2Lawyer, we have a preview of the show and of what’s hot in legal technology. We recorded the program yesterday with guests Dan Pinnington, director of practicePRO and chair of the 2007 TechShow planning board, and Adriana Linares, founder of LawTech Partners, author of […]
eWeek writer Jim Rapoza has assembled a slide-show commentary on the worst tech-related bills of all time.
I have had several occasions recently to speak with Jeff Aresty, the Boston lawyer who is the founder and president of InternetBar.org. Although I had known about the organization, hearing what Jeff had to say has convinced me that InternetBar.org could come to serve a central role in shaping the future of law and justice […]
Along with Jim Calloway and Natalie Kelly, I presented the “60 Sites in 60 Minutes” program at ABA Techshow last month. Now, the complete list of sites is posted. As always, we include some serious sites and some offbeat sites. This year we added a special category for Web 2.0.