100 ABA Journal Law Scribbler articles.
“I’m excited at what lies ahead. My circuitous professional path since law school reflects a profession in flux. … At the same time, there has never been a more exciting moment to create a new path,” writes law professor Jason Tashea.
Dec 17, 2019 6:00 AM CST
In September 2015, two undercover officers in Jacksonville, Florida, bought $50 worth of crack cocaine from a man who called himself “Midnight.”
During the sale, one of the officers took…
Nov 25, 2019 10:50 AM CST
Technology is playing a bigger role in investigations, arrests and prosecutions, so mass conviction reviews will be more common. This creates a hidden but substantial human and monetary cost to hardware and software adoption in the criminal justice system.
Oct 22, 2019 6:00 AM CDT
To criminalize public website scraping castrates an open internet by curtailing access to information, says ABA Journal Legal Affairs Writer Jason Tashea. This isn’t just an issue for internet startups and academic researchers but also the legal community.
Sep 23, 2019 6:30 AM CDT
With the state of anti-hacking law in the U.S. and the insecure nature of online software, bug bounties and vulnerability disclosure policies are front-line, standard practices that should be a part of most any organization’s cybersecurity posture.
Aug 19, 2019 6:30 AM CDT
As technology becomes more central to evidence gathering and defendant profiling, courts must keep transparent processes that don’t black box evidence used to detain, convict and sentence defendants. To do otherwise subverts a fair criminal justice system.
Jul 30, 2019 6:30 AM CDT
The ABA Journal is pleased to announce that Legal Affairs Writer Jason Tashea has been named to the 2019 Fastcase 50.
This is the ninth year Fastcase has shined…
Jul 15, 2019 11:20 AM CDT
The U.S. has been the world leader in AI development, including those used in the criminal justice system. But we are laggards when it comes to the regulation and oversight of the same technology, writes ABA Journal Legal Affairs Writer Jason Tashea.
Jun 25, 2019 6:00 AM CDT
As legal services providers update their technology and grow their online footprints, they should build and use technology that is accessible to the broadest number of people, and that also includes people with disabilities.
May 21, 2019 6:30 AM CDT
Today, 36 states have adopted a duty on technology competence. But for many, understanding artificial intelligence is an ongoing challenge. Helping lawyers meet these standards was part of our work on a multidisciplinary effort focused on the ethics of AI.
Apr 23, 2019 6:30 AM CDT
While people often see TurboTax as a successful company that makes tax filing easier, TurboTax is not worthy of its vaunted rhetorical role. It’s a rent-seeker that actively lobbies to keep the tax system complex, justifying its ongoing existence.
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Feb 26, 2019 6:30 AM CST
Jan 22, 2019 6:00 AM CST
In November, the ABA published Formal Opinion 484. From the ABA Standing Committee on Ethics and Professional Responsibility, the opinion approves of some forms of attorney fee financing, believing…
Dec 17, 2018 7:30 AM CST
Nov 19, 2018 6:00 AM CST