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ReInvent Law’s message is change for the client’s benefit

Bloggers find inspiration at #ReInventLaw NYC—but admit some of it was nothing new

Last Friday at Cooper Union in New York City, nearly 40 lawyers gave presentations—many in a six-minute Ignite format—at ReInvent Law NYC. ReInvent Law conferences—the creation…

ReInvent Law NYC implores lawyers to embrace change and technology

Lawyers need to embrace technology, can’t be afraid to try new things, and must focus primarily on improving their clients’ experience.

Those were the main takeaways from Friday’s ReInvent…

‘Brain Olympics for lawyers’ kicking off at ReInvent Law NYC conference

When Michigan State University College of Law professors and Daniel Katz and Renee Newman Knake held the inaugural ReInvent Law conference last year, they chose Silicon Valley as their venue…

Access-to-Justice Hackathon: Call for ideas

The ABA Journal and Suffolk University Law School are planning to host a “hackathon” in conjunction with the ABA Annual Meeting this Aug. 7-12 in Boston.

There’s been no formal…

ABA Journal partners with Michigan State University College of Law to present ReInvent Law NYC 2014

The ABA Journal is pleased to join Michigan State University College of Law and the Kauffman Foundation in presenting ReInvent Law NYC in February.

ReInvent, a laboratory devoted to promoting…

Michael Connelly Accepts Second Annual Harper Lee Prize for Legal Fiction at Ceremony

Prize in New Legal Fiction Contest Is Pride of Publication

If you have a shorter legal story you’d like to tell, a new fiction writing contest will give you a chance to have your work judged by some high-profile authors.

John Grisham on Grappling with Race, the Death Penalty; and Lawyers ‘Polluting Their Own Profession’

John Grisham isn’t certain what’s happened to the image of lawyers in the five decades since To Kill A Mockingbird was published. But he’s fairly sure that his readers might…

John Grisham Wins First Harper Lee Prize for Legal Fiction

John Grisham’s The Confession, a novel that chronicles the gut-wrenching politics of a last-ditch death penalty appeal in Texas, has been named the winner of the inaugural Harper Lee Prize…