255 ABA Journal ABA Techshow articles.
While attendees of ABA Techshow 2021 won’t get to walk through a bustling exhibit hall or dine together at one of Chicago’s many pizzerias or steakhouses, organizers of what will now be an all-virtual gathering because of the coronavirus say they still hope to foster a strong sense of community.
Dec 1, 2020 1:20 AM CST
Jun 1, 2020 1:00 AM CDT
Devices to protect users’ privacy from the prying eyes of facial recognition software and ears of smart home assistants like Alexa. Productivity tips and tricks for work, home or travel. And several different types of keyboards, including one that tastes great with syrup, whipped cream and berries.
Feb 29, 2020 1:50 PM CST
Humans can make mistakes, but so can machines. If we use artificial intelligence for legal work, what sort of quality is needed?
A Friday ABA Techshow panel at the…
Feb 28, 2020 7:30 PM CST
The legal industry has been slow to embrace cloud computing, partly because of ethical concerns, but lawyers can take steps to protect client confidentiality.
Feb 28, 2020 6:50 PM CST
On Friday at the ABA Techshow 2020, Mary Shen O’Carroll of Google said the legal industry finally seems to be moving closer to where she’s always been. “This is an industry that’s been stuck in time for a long time,” she said.
Feb 28, 2020 5:06 PM CST
"Deepfakes" of politicians and celebrities have become commonplace, and the justice system needs to adapt in the face of fake content that often targets women.
Feb 28, 2020 4:11 PM CST
Sidley Austin should have seen the signals that something was not right with 42-year-old partner Gabe MacConaill, who died by suicide in 2018
, Sharon Nelson argued during a Friday panel at ABA Techshow
called “The Intersection of Ethics and Well-Being
Feb 28, 2020 3:09 PM CST
Interviewing job candidates over the phone, rather than in person, can help employers avoid prejudices in employment decisions. It’s also useful to rank applicants based on job requirements, rather than…
Feb 28, 2020 2:05 PM CST
Job titles mentioned during the discussion included chief privacy officer, client success manager and legal procurement officer.
Feb 27, 2020 7:53 PM CST
Almost 70% of employees who are properly onboarded stay at their jobs for at least three years, according to a study
cited by Dina Eisenberg during Thursday’s ABA Techshow
panel, “Keying into People: Solving Onboarding and Turnover with Intention and Tech
Feb 27, 2020 5:59 PM CST
To paraphrase the famous quotation from economics professor and Nobel laureate Ronald Coase
: “Torture the data long enough, and it will confess to anything.”
Feb 27, 2020 5:21 PM CST
Chicago-Kent College of Law students can learn about legal analytics. Students at Emory University School of Law in Atlanta have the opportunity to work in startup groups with MBA students, as well as graduate-level students from the Georgia Institute of Technology. And at the University of North Texas at Dallas College of Law, students taking a class about representing people who experienced domestic violence hear stories from “virtual victim” avatars to learn about the listening process.
Feb 27, 2020 5:15 PM CST
With online dispute resolution and “intelligent” dispute resolution, people can reach an agreement without stressful and expensive court proceedings, said Shannon Salter and Jonathan Verk at a Thursday morning panel at the ABA Techshow 2020 in Chicago.
Feb 27, 2020 4:21 PM CST
Lawyers looking to institute a subscription-based model should follow three rules: ditch hourly billing, invest in technology before labor, and give clients what they want.
Feb 27, 2020 3:36 PM CST
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