35 ABA Journal Science & Engineering articles.
How do courts determine a person’s mental state and apply that in deciding guilt or innocence? How do judges and juries weigh evidence related to brain functioning? And what do lawyers and judges need to know to effectively evaluate such questions?
Jun 1, 2020 12:05 AM CDT
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Oct 31, 2019 7:00 AM CDT
This year, the cities of San Francisco, Somerville, Massachusetts, and Oakland, California, all banned the government’s use of facial recognition technology as a larger legislative package overseeing police surveillance technology. Now, a few other states are looking to, at a minimum, press pause on the police use of this technology.
Sep 24, 2019 6:00 AM CDT
The parents of a West Point, New York, cadet who died in a skiing incident can use his preserved sperm as they see fit, including for “procreative purposes,” a New…
May 21, 2019 12:56 PM CDT
When the U.S. Food and Drug Administration was asked to approve Enovid for contraception, the “birth control pill” had already proved highly effective. But with legal and moral objections, a regulatory storm was gathering.
May 1, 2019 1:10 AM CDT
The parents of a West Point, New York, cadet who died in a skiing incident have obtained an order for the preservation of his sperm.
A New York judge, John…
Mar 5, 2019 4:49 PM CST
You may not know it, but you are broadcasting your location to the world every time you use your smartphone, tablet or other mobile device.
That can be a good…
Apr 6, 2013 10:34 AM CDT
Lawyers beware: the pitfalls of e-discovery may be more complicated than many litigators—even experienced partners—expect or are prepared to handle.
“In short, this is a complex, high-risk task that requires…
Jun 24, 2011 7:19 PM CDT
Electronic data breaches have become ubiquitous among U.S. companies, according to a recent poll. Ponemon Research reports that 90 percent of 583 U.S. companies surveyed said their companies’ computers were…
Jun 24, 2011 5:29 PM CDT
Last month, we reported some of the digital tricks and interesting websites that lawyers should know, ones shared by panelists at the popular ABA Techshow sessions titled May 23, 2011 9:34 PM CDT
Estate executors in Oklahoma have been granted control over a dead person’s social media accounts according to a new law that went into effect Nov. 1.
Although the legislation conflicts…
Nov 30, 2010 11:07 PM CST
Holomaxx, which sends approximately 10 million emails a day on behalf of its clients, filed suit against Yahoo, Microsoft and two others last month for improperly flagging the bulk-emailer as…
Nov 16, 2010 9:29 PM CST
As some firms cut technology spending in the wake of the recession, midlevel associates are calling the move shortsighted and disheartening.
Lower productivity because of outdated technology—such as ineffective document…
Sep 3, 2010 6:22 PM CDT
We caught up with Avvo founder and ‘09 Legal Rebel Mark Britton in Chicago to chat with him about online reputation management—a hot topic for big…
Aug 24, 2010 9:21 PM CDT