The New York Times is reporting that Whittier Law School is planning to shut its doors. The school has not set a date but announced that it will not admit 1Ls this fall. Whittier is the first fully accredited school to announce plans to close. For more, see Elizabeth Olson's DealBook post. See also Whittier…
Amelia Kassel offers a primer on disruptive technology. She first shares sources and techniques for identifying and learning about it and then offers some examples of how librarians, particularly law librarians, are embracing it.
Just a week after I read that the Florida Bar Association wants to place greater restrictions on the use of Avvo, I’m sitting in a class at Indiana University Law School where the use of Avvo is being taught to first year law students. Maybe the law student who said she’d eliminate “old white guys” … Continue Reading
About their very interesting essay, New Wine in Old Wineskins: Metaphor and Legal Research, 92 Notre Dame L. Rev Online 1 (2016), Amy Sloan and Colin Starger write This essay examines a different set of metaphors currently doing damage in law. Though not as life-and-death dramatic as the War on Drugs or the struggle against patriarchy, these…
I’ve recently returned to knowledge management in a private firm, and had lost some touch with legal tech offerings. I dove back into the deep end of the pool, and have, over the last few months, watched many webinars and demos. It may be some time b
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